Early to Rise Radio
Weekly episodes on health, wealth, and a life well-lived—hosted by ETR Editor Craig Ballantyne
#1 pillar of high performance that gives you all day energy levels, laser-like focus, better sleep, faster recovery, and a leaner, sexier body… These amazing benefits are all within your arms reach at a grocery store. You see, the #1 factor in your physical and mental performance – and appearance – is good nutrition. Find out what to eat, when to eat, and how much to eat in order for you to lose weight, look great, and get in high-performance shape for both the bedroom and the boardroom. Discover the lessons I learned at the University of Arnold Schwarzenegger at age 16 to be lean and energetic for life.
Learning how to sell and persuade is one of the most important communication skills that every human must have. In every conversation you have every single day, you are persuading and selling. But selling doesn’t mean being sleazy. Instead, it means creating win-WIN relationships in every area of your life. Discover the secrets to selling from two leaders who were once really, really terrible at selling… but who have now become sales machines.
Addiction and anxiety have ruined millions of lives. But that doesn’t mean it has to happen to you. You can fight back. There’s a formula for beating it. And it starts with the 3-C’s:
Control what you can.
Cope with what you can’t.
Concentrate on what counts.
Listen here as I explain to my friend Erik Kerr of the Healing Addiction Summit on how to use the principles of overcoming anxiety to also overcome certain aspects of addiction.
Watch as a meathead from New Jersey evolves into a highly-connected, powerful, zen-like master who lives in California, has one of the most popular podcasts in the world, and has figured out the secrets to a great life. You will hear the techniques he learned from me, and how they made him financially and emotionally free of all that baggage back on the east coast. This episode is a little different, and was recorded in a beautiful apartment in Santa Monica overlooking the beach, and sounds like you eavesdropping on a raw, unfiltered conversation between two meatheads that have known each other for over 12 years. But don’t let the first few minutes of witty banter put you off… we go VERY deep into Personal Development, self-limiting beliefs, and how to raise yourself up from any circumstances in life. Along the way we joke, we open the kimono and admit our fatal flaws and most embarrassing mistakes, and we teach YOU how to become the Rockstar Renegade so that you can truly live life on your own terms.
Magic Time in the morning is your key to success. It’s how you get ahead of the world when you take massive action on what matters most and achieve BIG victories that no one can take away from you. There are no distractions, fewer temptations, and you have greater willpower and discipline, focus and persistence, and energy and clarity. But what should YOU be doing first thing in the morning? Today you’re going to design YOUR perfect morning routine… and it starts with looking at exactly what I do, how I do it, what I don’t do, and how I prepare for my perfect mornings.
015 – Real-Life James Bond Shows You How to Get Rich, Become a Value-Adder, and Build the Perfect Plan for Your Life
Discover the 3 secrets to financial and time freedom from Simon Black, a real-life James Bond, and mentor to thousands of successful people around the world. You’ll hear how you must get a mentor, build your financial literacy, and grow your network of positive, like-minded people if you want to succeed in life. Plus, you’ll discover his guilty pleasure, and his top book recommendations for people that think outside the box. If you’re an original thinker, thought leader, and world traveler, you’re going to love today’s show.
Doing a controversial Digital Detox Device Free Day helps you regain control of your life, dominate your days, get more done, and finally achieve the success you want… faster. Plus, taking time every day to UNPLUG is the secret to the success of business icons like Warren Buffett, Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio, publisher and author, Arianna Huffington, and even Mark Zuckerberg, the man who has dedicated his life to making you addicted to social media! This approach to your time is so counter-intuitive that only a few people have the wisdom to use it. But it’ll change your life for the better. Discover how to do a full day Digital Detox in today’s show.
013 – Broke and Overweight – She Changed Her Mind to Change Her Life and Become America’s Best Female Speaker and A Mom Who Has It All
Imagine being broke, in debt over $100,000, and also being 141 pounds overweight. That’s soul crushing for most people But one woman changed her mind, changed her life, and went on to change her family’s future. This is a powerful story of lifting you up out of struggles through personal responsibility, faith, and perseverance. Tune in today for some tough love from a Southern Gal who’s been a mentor to me for many years. Discover her success secrets and habit changes so that you can live the life of your dreams.
Learn how to live life on your own terms from the success rituals and many failures of Craig Ballantyne’s dad. Discover why you must not suffer in silence, and why you must communicate, ask for help, and treat others well. When you learn what NOT to do from Craig’s dad, you’ll have powerful routines and habits in place for a life well lived.
What do Ernest Hemingway, Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Carnegie, Maya Angelou, Anthony Bourdain, and even Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have in common? They are early to rise.They all understand the power of an early morning routine and the morning rituals that practically guarantee success. Today you’ll hear all about their strange, yet effective morning routines, and you’ll learn how to create powerful morning rituals for yourself.