The Real Stories
Behind Success

Rome Za with Tony Grebmeier (1)

Serving Others and Cutting Through the BS

What does it look like to build your life around the concept of helping and serving others? Does that type of lifestyle lead to people taking advantage of you? How can you serve others and still cut through all the BS to find a life of meaning and fulfillment? On this episode of BeFufilled, you’ll hear from innovator and business leader, Rome Za. In his conversation with Tony, Rome talks about his childhood, his definition of success, how he got involved with Jiu-Jitsu, what led him to move to Costa Rica, lessons he’s learned along the way, and so much more! You don’t want to miss this great opportunity to learn from a stellar personality like Rome!

Why honesty is the best policy.

You’ve heard the old saying, “Honesty is the best policy,” but is that really true? How can deciding to be honest 100% of the time really benefit you? Isn’t it easy to just master the art of BS? On this episode of BeFufilled, you’ll hear from Rome Za as he shares why he’s adopted a policy of radical honesty with himself and others. Sure it’s easier to BS everyone, yourself included but what type of life is that? Rome Za embraced a life of radical honesty so he could focus on better serving others and pursue his personal goals. While it hasn’t always been easy, Rome says that his decision, to be honest, all the time has led him to live a life of freedom and growth that he never thought was possible. Learn more from Rome’s helpful insights by listening to this episode!

Getting clarity and direction from the practice of Jiu-Jitsu.

Can you think back to a moment in your life where you were able to tap into a practice or a mindset that provided you clarity and focus like you had never had before? What was it for you? Are you still looking for that missing piece? For Rome Za, it was the practice of Jiu-Jitsu that helped him find his path and start moving in right direction. Rome went from running in the streets and selling drugs to excelling in college working on a pre-med degree but it was discovering Jiu Jitsu that really started to turn things around. The practice of Jiu-Jitsu provided Rome with an emotional and physical impact that helped him channel all his energy into a constructive outlet. Little did he know that Jiu Jitsu would end up shaping the course of his life. Make sure to listen to this episode to hear more of Rome’s story!

How serving others can make all the difference.

What is your ultimate goal and purpose in life? Are you looking for a way to make it big and enjoy success and fame? Are you trying to find a way to have a positive impact on the world around you? On this episode of BeFufilled, Rome Za explains how he came to focus on serving others as his personal goal in life. Once he and his wife moved to Costa Rica, Rome discovered the significance and impact of serving others. This servant mindset started out as a means of survival for Rome and his wife. Not knowing anyone in Costa Rica when they arrived, they soon took their desire to serve others to their local community and found a following. Learn more about Rome’s servant mindset and how serving others can cause an impact in your community by listening to this episode!

Stop blaming others and take responsibility for your life!

Let’s face it, our society has fully embraced the blame game. Overweight? It’s not your fault! Can’t succeed in business? It’s not your fault! Romantic relationships end left and right? That’s on them, not you! Is this a healthy mindset? NO! On this episode of BeFufilled, Rome Za explains why it’s important to leave the blame game behind and take up the mantle of personal responsibility! While it may not always be your fault, Rome has found that the more you can adopt a mindset of personal responsibility, the more you will find your life making sense and working the way you want it to.

Hear Rome expand on this concept and much more by listening to this powerful episode!

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

[0:40] Tony introduces his guest, Rome Za.
[1:30] Rome’s definition of success.
[2:30] What was Rome’s childhood like?
[7:00] Rome talks about his experience selling drugs.
[9:30] How Rome got involved with Jiu Jitsu.
[15:30] What led Rome to move to Costa Rica?
[19:30] Rome talks about his relationship with his wife.
[21:00] Learning along the way.
[24:30] Serving others and fighting through the bullshit.
[26:00] Enjoying the discomfort.
[28:00] Take responsibility for everything that happens in your life!
[31:30] Why guys have such a hard time with their emotions.
[33:00] Rome enters the Fulfillment Round.

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