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Navigating Life Hardships and Personal Growth with Ben Albert | Ep. 75

Navigating Life Hardships and Personal Growth with Ben Albert | Ep. 75

Welcome to another inspiring episode of the Order Within Podcast. I'm your host, Brandon Ward, and today, I'm joined by a remarkable guest, Ben Albert. Together, we embark on a deep and candid exploration of life's challenges, personal development, and the nuances of navigating our emotions.

What's Happening in Today's Episode:

In this insightful conversation, Ben and I delve into the profound impact of life's hardships on our perspectives. We unravel the importance of personal growth in times of adversity and why embracing the full spectrum of emotions matters more than toxic positivity.

Here’s a quick highlight of topics from our conversation:

  • [00:00] Introduction and Guest Introduction: Meet Ben Albert and get ready for a thought-provoking conversation.

  • [07:22] Life Hardships: We discuss how life's hardships shape our worldview and interactions.

  • [14:07] Personal Development and Growth: Explore the process and importance of personal growth.

  • [19:01] Toxic Positivity: Learn about the dangers and importance of acknowledging hardships.

  • [28:14] Personal Demons: Dive into the constant battle and importance of self-awareness.

  • [33:10] Impact of Substances: Understand their role in mental and emotional clarity.

  • [41:25] Personal Experiences: Discover Ben's journey living in different parts of the country.

  • [44:04] Emotional Pause: Explore the concept and management of reactions.

  • [52:25] Changing the World from Within: Reflect on how personal growth impacts broader change.

  • [58:53] Principle of Giving and Service: Learn about its significance in both business and life.

  • [1:02:23] Ending Remarks: We wrap up with a reminder to share, rate, and subscribe to the podcast.

In a world often obsessed with outward success, Ben and I bring you a refreshing conversation about the beauty of embracing vulnerability, the wisdom in life's toughest moments, and the incredible potential within each of us.

Tune in for an episode that will ignite your personal growth journey and inspire you to navigate life's hardships with resilience and grace.

As always, I strive to provide insights and tools you can apply directly to your life. Together, we'll navigate the often misunderstood terrain of personal development, empowering you to tap into your highest potential.

You can find a link to the show’s transcript here or watch the interview video here.

More about guest Ben Albert:

Founder of Real Business Connections & Balbert Marketing LLC Rochester, NY. Entrepreneur, Podcaster, Speaker, Marketer, Intentional Networker, Business Owner

When Covid hit, Ben was furloughed from work. He found himself down and out, staring at an empty handle of Jim Beam Whiskey. He was unemployed, depressed, and felt unworthy.

Hesitantly, he opened his Macbook and started reaching out to strangers on Linkedin. This spearheaded his entrepreneurial journey. The rest is history.

Now Ben hosts a network of 5 podcasts called “Real Business Connections,” (ranked top 2% Globally), runs a massively successful marketing firm, Balbert Marketing, and has replaced his established sales income in just over a year. Ben found his way.

Once an underdog, now a successful entrepreneur, Ben is passionate about helping other underdogs find their way and achieve their dreams.

Ben is on a mission to actually move the needle on one million lives, one conversation at a time.

Connect with Ben:

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You can visit my site here - brandonleeward.com if you’d like to connect.

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The podcast cover was designed by Camilla Simoncini - www.camillasimoncini.net.

The audio track from the intro and outro can be found here on Pixabay.

Until next time y’all!

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