Go For Stupid With Steve D Sims, the Real Life Wizard of Oz

podcast Oct 31, 2022
Go For Stupid With Steve D Sims, the Real Life Wizard of Oz

by Dr Ruth Allan | 31 October 2022

Do you know anyone that’s worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic on the sea bed or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party and then had Andrea Bocelli serenade them while they eat their pasta?

You do now

Quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine, Steve D Sims is a best selling Author with 'BLUEFISHING - the art of making things happen,' sought-after coach, Top rated speaker in the US speaker inc keynoting at  Pentagon and Harvard – twice!

Steve D Sims joins Dr. Ruth Allan on the 53rd Episode of Brain Health: Unchaining Your Pain and 13th Episode in series 3. He talks about the importance of staying aggravated, agitated and curious; knowing that there's always a new benchmark

He shares his view on limits and what to do about them, as well as his story about his superpower - through his wife's perspective (be prepared to laugh out loud)!

Steve talks about how we build in our own limitations and worthlessness and then believe what we tell ourselves, limiting our potential. He shares the impact of the pandemic on our ability to connect and how it has amplified issues, such as the cancel culture and the gotcha society

Steve discusses how people are now frightened to communicate and connect with each other, with some using the pandemic an an excuse to not do something. He talks about the importance of 'going for stupid' to push the boundaries of possibility as an entrepreneur and reach that next level in life

Be prepared to laugh out loud! This episode made my cheeks hurt. If you want fluff and nonsense, this isn't for you. Steve just shows up as himself and tells you how it is

If you're ready to push the limits of possibility make sure you 'Go For Stupid' with Steve D Sims! Get his book, out now!

"There is nothing better than your wife saying what your superpower is..."

"Failure is the education to make sure that what you want to happen will happen"

"We are all going to end up in the dirt. What's your story when you do?"

"If you're not learning, you're dying"

"No one ever drowned by falling in the water, they drowned by staying there."

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Listen to Episode 053 with Steve D Sims on Apple Podcasts

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Discussed in this podcast

  • 02.05 - Optimal brain health for Steve D Sims - stay aggravated and stay curious
  • 06.05 - Steve's perspective on limits
  • 10.45 - Steve's superpower story from his wife's perspective...
  • 15.18 - What has amplified our inability to communicate and strive for what we want, including the bad relationship we have with ourselves
  • 17.17 - What is holding people back from people moving forward
  • 26.18 - Steve's pivotal day from changing his profession as a brick layer: advice from his grandad aged 80, "Son, if you don't quit today you'll be me tomorrow"
  • 29.45 - Steve's definition of failure, highlighting Edison being protested by the candle union because electric light was dangerous, as well as Elon Musk's Cyber Truck as an example to scoff and scorn those striving for stupid dreams and goals
  • 37.50 - Joel Weldon and pro slalom skiing!
  • 38.18 - Steve's goal and vision of how he dies!
  • 39.50 - How the 'Go for Stupid' book came into being: driven by the 'cancel culture'
  • 44.20 - The craziest thing Steve has ever done... 
  • 45.50 - Steve's one piece of advice - from his dad: "No one ever drowned by falling in the water, they drowned by staying there."

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