August 10, 2015

Self-care — the steps to optimum wellness with Dr. James Rouse.

Episode 43:

Dr. James Rouse is a naturopathic doctor, entrepreneur, wellness magazine founder, motivational speaker and trainer, author, impassioned athlete, Ironman competitor, father, and married to Debra for over 20 years.

Dr. James Rouse is committed to inspiring everyone to imagine and achieve the vibrant, high-performance lives we all deserve. Through leading-edge ideas, practical life strategies, and superior products, Rouse’s mission is to help guide all into a healthy lifestyle.

His vision is a world in which everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

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Secret — timesaving technique

Shoot the arrow — go to the most desired target — envision your target — remain focused. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

Movement increases your dopamine — thus making you more proactive — become a sweaty genius.

Could have ruined your business — but now — an invaluable learning experience

James had to overcome the brain’s innate negativity bias  — and James tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“A business owner has to learn to love the plateau — give yourself total permission to feel engaged.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“All motion creates positive emotions — therefore, everyone has a huge opportunity to move into a favorable situation.”


Final Round — “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What systems would you go back and put into place sooner?

“I implemented a system surrounding three principles — self-care, balance, and controlled breathing.”

What one strategy or “recipe” would compound into big wins for business owners?

Business owners have to understand vulnerability in order to build a level of cohesiveness in the organization.

How to exceed expectations and add the most value?

An individual who has a special skill that can be used in our environment and knows how to use that skill when necessary.

What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Follow your passion
  2. Become a leader through service

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.