Episode #103: Firepower for Living an Unlimited Life

Dixie Gillaspie, author, Just Blow It Up

dixie gillaspieIf you believe that an unlimited life, an unstoppable business, and perpetual happiness are all part of the “impossible dream” you haven’t met today’s guest.

Ever since she was a little girl, Dixie Gillaspie’s least favorite word was “can’t.” It still is, and she’s on a mission to prove that anything is possible, for anyone.

Her first love is working with entrepreneurs as a coach, consultant, muse, and firestarter. She’s good at seeing opportunities where other people see walls, navigating crossroads where other people see dead ends, and helping people connect their passion and purpose to create a powerful presence and increased profit.

Dixie is the author of Just Blow It Up: Firepower for Living an Unlimited Life, she contributes to Entrepreneur and Huffington Post and is a Senior Managing Editor for The Good Men Project.

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In today’s episode, Dixie and I discuss:

  • The idea that creativity is often educated out of us, and what to do about it
  • The belief that long-lasting positive results cannot be achieved with negative reinforcement
  • Dealing with the mindset of, “but I can’t because…”
  • And much more!

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Dixie Gillaspie’s Latest Book

You can order your copy of Just Blow It Up: Firepower for Living an Unlimited Life right now!

The Just Blow It Up Book Trailer

Books Dixie Recommends

Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success by David B. Feldman

The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg and John David Mann

Dixie Gillaspie Resources

The best place to find out more about Dixie is on her company website.

Here, you can pick up a copy of Dixie’s new book.

You might consider hiring Dixie to speak at your next event or consult your company.

Connect with Dixie on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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