The Real Stories
Behind Success


Standing Out From the Crowd and Learning to Be Comfortable with Yourself

Have you ever struggled with standing out from the crowd? What about being comfortable with who you are? These are common issues that many people struggle with day in and day out. What if you could embrace these struggles and find strength in them as you move forward on your journey? On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader John Corcoran as he opens up about his career, how he was able to stand out from the crowd, challenges, and milestones along the way, practices that have helped him feel comfortable with himself and much more! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn from John’s unique perspective!

How do you view your peculiarities? Do you see them as assets or liabilities? Do you hide them from the view of others or do you allow them to shine and display your unique abilities? On this episode of BeFulfilled, John Corcoran goes over his story and how he learned to embrace his unique characteristics. No longer satisfied with hiding in the shadows, John was ready to start standing out from the crowd. He learned to lead with his uncommon story and background and let that serve him as an asset. What can you learn from John’s example? How can you start to embrace your distinctive features? Find out on this episode!

Why delivering value can help you connect with others.

What is the best way to connect with others and build your network? Are you best serving yourself and others when you burn yourself out trying to make the right connections and being everything to everyone? No! The old saying holds true, “Work smarter, not harder!” On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from innovator and writer, John Corcoran as he shares how he focuses on delivering value to as many people as possible without killing himself in the process. John is convinced that the best way to connect with others is by serving them and delivering value, you can do that too, in big ways and small. To hear more about John’s approach, listen to this episode!

Small steps toward self-acceptance and feeling comfortable in who you are.

When was the last time you spent some time alone with your thoughts? Seriously! Do you protect scheduled time where you can focus on your own physical, mental, and emotional health? On this episode of BeFulfilled, John Corcoran unpacks his practice of meditation and how that simple tool helps him clear out the noise and show up fully engaged in his world. While it might be difficult to find the time to engage in practices like meditation, John is convinced that this process can help leaders like you succeed in your efforts to feel comfortable in who you are. Make sure to listen to this episode as John goes deeper with this topic and more!

What are you waiting for?

You know that thing that you’ve been putting off for a while now? What are you waiting for? Do it! Just jump in and start moving toward the things that consume your passion and excitement! That was the advice that John Corcoran received years ago and he is glad he followed it. The truth of the matter is, there will never be a perfect time to do anything in life, even if it’s just a small step right now, take it! John’s decision to just start drawing with his son fell into perfect alignment with his focus on standing out from the crowd. What do you need to start today? Listen to John’s story on this episode of BeFulfilled to hear more and get inspired!

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • [0:40] Tony introduces his guest, John Corcoran.
  • [2:30] John’s definition of success.
  • [5:30] Standing out from the crowd.
  • [10:30] Living in the LA area.
  • [12:30] How did John connect with Jeremy Weisz? What is Rise 25?
  • [18:30] Podcasting tips from John.
  • [23:30] Connections made along the way and delivering value.
  • [26:00] What keeps John focused?
  • [29:30] Lessons learned from parenting.
  • [32:30] How meditation can help you succeed.
  • [37:00] Why are you waiting?
  • [40:30] John enters the Fulfillment Round.

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