282: Mark Victor Hansen – How to Break Through to New Levels of Achievement

Mark Victor Hansen, author of Ask!: The Bridge from Your Dreams to Your Destiny

Mark Victor Hansen and Bill Ringle discuss ways to identify and overcome the obstacles to achieving remarkable outcomes in business and in your life.

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Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview

  • The key difference between those who succeed a little and those who succeed a great deal comes down to one thing only: those who succeed at a higher level have mastered the great ability to ask.
  • We need to build our lives from the inside out and that takes work.
  • Once we become “master askers” and use this skill set every day, life can change dramatically.

Tweet-Ready Insights from this Episode

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Interview Insights

Read the Show Notes from this Episode

  • John Reinhart influenced him in Mark’s high school years. [1:48]
  • Dr. Buckminster Fuller stretched Mark to think in much bigger ways when Mark was an undergraduate. [3:52]
  • Learning how to ask in a masterful way. [5:35]
  • The traits of a masterful asker. [6:51]
  • Overcoming impediments to asking. [10:10]
  • What happened when a client choose to be a disruptor in the business. [12:10]
  • Mark explains that there are hidden riches in your mind. [15:43]
  • Mark talks about what he learned from hanging out with Peter Gruber about becoming a more effective asker. [18:36]
  • We are not just a human being, but a human becoming. [22:35]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round begins [23:05]

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Expert Bio

Mark Victor Hansen is probably best known as the co-author for the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and brand, setting world records in book sales, with over 500 millions books sold.

Mark also worked his way into a worldwide spotlight as a sought-after keynote speaker, and entrepreneurial marketing maven, creating a stream of successful people who have created massive success for themselves through Mark’s unique teachings and wisdom.

Mark has shared his message and methods television (Oprah, CNN and The Today Show), print (TIME, US News & World Report, USA Today, The New York Times and Entrepreneur), and through radio and newspaper interviews, as he assures people everywhere that “with the right principles and mentors, you can easily create the life of your dreams.”

Mark serves as of the Chairman of a suite of companies called the Hansen Family Companies, co-chairman of Metamorphosis Energy, and is the co-owner and co-founder of Natural Power Concepts.

Contact Info for Mark Victor Hansen

Web address: http://markvictorhansen.com/

Travels from: Newport Beach, CA

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