Archives February 2018

237: How to Make More Money

Not having enough money, struggling financially, and inability to deal with financial pressure is what’s holding a lot of athletes and entrepreneurs back from moving aggressively and actually creating the wealth they want. I was no different. Let me show you what I have learned about the art and science of creating wealth for yourself.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(1:31) My history with money
(4:47) My practical approach to money
(5:13) #1: Give yourself a thorough reality check
(5:45) #2: Spent time getting clarity on your thoughts and beliefs on money
(8:52) #3: Have a system for managing your money
(9:26) #4: Start giving money away
(12:37) #5: Pay off your consumer debt and create a plan
(14:55) #6: Embrace Pressure
(16:43) #7: Practice gratitude daily for what you have
(20:52) The Money Playbook
(21:12) My offer to you the listener
(22:14) Email me at [email protected] and tell me why you need to be apart of this course
(23:06) Books on money- Science of Getting Rich, Financial Freedom in less than 8 minutes a day, and Richest Man in Babylon


236: Fearless Leader Part 4: The Power of Clarity

Your job as a leader is to establish a feeling of control, and give that feeling to others. To empower. In order to do that, you must have clarity. In this episode, I show you how.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(4:16) Clarity
(6:07) #1: Having clarity on what your GOALS are
(6:54) #2: Have clarity on WHY you are doing what you’re doing
(7:37) #3: Have clarity on your STRATEGY
(8:32) #4: Have clarity on your OBSTACLES
(9:10) #5: Have routines and rituals that GROUND you
(9:34) Tim Grover, “Relentless”
(10:22) Tell your team what the goals and outcomes are
(10:48) Tell your team what the outcomes look like
(11:41) Step 1 on creating clarity: Have a daily meeting with your significant other
(11:54) The 4 items of this meeting
(12:35) Meeting with your team
(14:25) Now, Implement

235: Fearless Leader Part 3: Create More Pressure

Leaders don’t run from pressure, they create more of it. If you have the habit of complaining about “difficulties” you may not be cut out for this shit. It’s not too late though, in this episode I show you how.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(2:08) Please go listen to Parts 1 and 2 if you haven’t
(2:32) Shoutout to Brianna
(5:52) Pressure
(9:23) Practical lesson from history on Pain
(9:37) Robert Greene, “33 Strategies of War” pg. 47
(14:40) #1- Decide what you want from life and who you want to be
(15:19) #2- Decide how you need to behave in order to become who you want to become
(15:40) #3- Write out a schedule
(17:02) Feel the pain and then re-up the next day
(17:45) Notice the upgrades and improvements
(19:09) Refuse to let others let you feel like it’s okay to be average
(20:23) Announce your goals publicly
(20:45) My Instagram death ground (follow me @niyisobo)
(21:49) Create extreme mentors and listen to them/watch their videos/hang their pictures on your wall
(23:18) Put more pressure on yourself

234: Fearless Leader Part 2: Be Afraid of No One

In part 2 of the fearless leader series, I get more raw and real. Some of you are so afraid of conflict that you won’t have a convo with your wife, won’t talk to a friend, and won’t ask for what you want. If that’s you, listen to this episode and I’ll show you how to break free from that.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast
(1:30) Continuing the Fearless Leadership Series
(2:38) Shoutout to Tahlia, Theresa, and Cynthia for your emails
(3:07) Tahlia’s Email
(3:56) I feel like a general in an army
(6:13) Send me your thoughts or topic suggestions at [email protected]
(7:47) I have to take my honesty and rawness to the next level
(11:30) You have to be a leader
(13:09) What’s preventing you from leading?
(17:04) How to know if you are scared
(17:07) Something is not right or there’s something you want and then tell yourself reasons for not speaking up
(21:05) #1: Identify the situation in front of you that needs to be addressed
(21:22) #2: Create a strategy immediately to deal with the situation based on logic and reason
(22:48) #3: Go do it! Execute!
(24:38) #4: Evaluate
(26:35) Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote
(27:05) Your new G-Code


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233: Fearless Leader Part 1: Take Full Responsibility

A lot of people calling themselves leaders, and I scratch my head…Because they don’t understand the basic fundamentals of what it really means to LEAD. This is part 1 of the Fearless Leader series, where I will be pointing out to you, in real words, exactly what I have found to be the keys to leadership, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(1:45) The Leadership series
(3:23) What is a leader?
(4:40) If you don’t take full responsibility, you are not a leader
(6:30) What you can control

232: 3 Myths you hear from social media and the real truth behind them

There’s a lot of “truth” you hear on social media that is entirely misunderstood and can get you into a lot of trouble. Mainly, frustrated results and ineffective action. So you need to know the reality, the truth. In this episode, I show you the myths you hear, why they are preventing you from growing at the rate you want and what the truth is instead.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(1:25) You are on social media right?
(2:00) Flashback story
(7:08) 3 recurring ideas on social media
(8:21) Myth #1- If you work hard, things will work out for you
(14:22) Myth #2- There’s a way to get what you want GUARANTEED
(21:23) Myth #3- You have to be positive and focus on what you want.
(26:37) Which one of these do you fall victim to?
(27:09) Ray Dalio, “Principles

231: How to deal with Trauma, Failures, and Abuse

Everyone has been through trauma and experiences that have caused real pain. Some have dealt with extreme pain and been through situations that most can never relate to. How do you get through that? How do you come out stronger from these situations, instead of running from them your entire life? In this episode, I break down how.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast
(2:37) We’ve all been through tough times
(6:29) Step 1- Identify significant emotional events
(9:11) Step 2- Get out what happened
(10:42) Step 3- Identify what you concluded
(16:14) Step 4- Identify how you have been affected?
(16:46) Step 5- Go back in time and imagine you are talking to your younger self
(19:16) Step 6- Repeat
(20:08) More practical tips
(23:00) Key Tip: Confront the person and get active
(24:40) You are valuable
(26:12) Email me at


230: 7 Books That Will Make You Fearless: The Fearless Reading Curriculum


Time Stamps:

(1:23) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(2:29) I know what I must do and I get myself to do it
(3:03) What fearlessness looks like to me in real life
(4:46) The Fearless Reading List
(8:24) Epictetus, “Art of Living
(12:20) Wallace D. Wattles, “The Science of Getting Rich
(16:18) Fredrick Douglas, “The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglas
(25:53) Tim Grover, “Relentless
(31:22) Steven Pressfield, “The War of Art
(33:26) Robert Greene, “50th Law
(34:10) My interview with Robert Greene
(37:30) James Allen, “Path to Prosperity
(40:50) My offer to you the loyal listener- [email protected]
(41:53) The billionaire booklist