026 : Stepping Into Your Calling with James Patrick -


026 : Stepping Into Your Calling with James Patrick

April 18, 2018

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Welcome to the Be That 1% Podcast Experience!

Today we’re interviewing a man who has truly stepped into his calling – James Patrick. James in short is a story teller. He tells stories through his successful entrepreneurial ventures, photography, writing, public speaking, and creative directing. 

Key Take Aways 

  • Don’t just have an idea, have a plan for that idea.
  • Entrepreneurs are artists and they have a style with everything that they do
  • People wait to create until they find inspiration but inspiration is not reliable
  • When you dig deep into your why, you start being able to do the hard things that it takes to make massive impact
  • Finding James’ why took constant work, thought, meditation, journaling and peeling back layers.
  • Get in an environment where people are thinking at a higher level.
  • Block time to complete the things you have to get done
  • If you control the first part of your day, you’re then in control of the rest of your day

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Time Stamped Show Notes

  • (00:55) Introducing James Patrick and his accomplishments
  • (05:30) How James started on his journey as a photographer
  • (10:00) What James thinks about when he takes photos
  • (13:11) What it’s like to work with athletes
  • (14:15) Inspiration
  • (17:42) How his event FITposium came about
  • (20:32) The power of having a WHY
  • (22:40) How James found his WHY
  • (24:11) The impact of a positive environment
  • (26:13) How paying it forward got James to where he is today
  • (29:10) Books that James loves
  • (31:05) Behind the scenes on what helps James be his own 1%
  • (33:37) James ritual before the start of each year
  • (35:09) How James re-engineers stress or general life problems
  • (37:21) FITposium and the impact it has on those trying to grow in the fitness industry
  • (41:38) The missing piece that prevents entrepreneurs from getting to the next level
  • (43:36) What Be That 1% means to James Patrick
  • (47:25) Marketing Strategies
  • (50:55) What stops people from being their own 1%
  • (53:22) Where James sees himself 10 years from now

Connect with James

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Instagram: @jpatrickphoto or @fitposium



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