Ed Mylett: MAXOUT Your Game. MAXOUT Your Life [#216]

Today I am especially excited to bring on our special guest, Ed Mylett.

This week may be the most excited I’ve ever been to have a conversation and to share it with you, the 18Strong Community. If you have never heard of Ed Mylett, you are in for a treat and a master class on success today.

Just to give you some context, Ed is a peak performance coach to some of the top athletes in the world, and when I say the TOP, I mean that literally. Many of his clients are THE pinnacle athlete in their sport, including Super Bowl Champs, World Champion Boxers, Major-winning golfers and more.

Ed is also the host of the Ed Mylett Show, one of the most popular podcasts across all of iTunes, and number one in the business and coaching categories. His success in the financial sector has led him to a net worth of nearly a half a billion dollars, and he is one of the top growing social media icons in this space (garnering millions of followers in just 18 months).

In this episode, Ed breaks down some of the lessons he teaches as a peak performance coach, the keys to building confidence, why fitness is such a big part of that confident mentality, and how you can MAXOUT your life and your game by simply implementing some of these success lessons.

Ed Mylett’s Background

  • Ed Mylett grew up in Diamond Bar, CA. as the only boy in the family with three younger sisters. His father was his first example of what it takes to succeed in life.
  • Ed decided from a very young age that since he would have to work in life, he might as well work for himself and call his own shots. He realized right away that he was not going to spend his life working for someone else and building his or her dreams.
  • His wife Kristianna, who had been his sweetheart since they were teenagers, shared that same vision of life. Her father was an engineer who worked hard so her mother could stay home with her six children.
  • Mylett graduated from high school in Diamond Bar, California and attended the University of the Pacific in Stockton where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. As a university student, Mylett balanced his studies in Communications with playing baseball for the NCAA Division 1 Pacific Tigers. He graduated from Pacific as a three-time All-American and the NCAA leader in stolen bases.
  • After graduating from college, he worked as a youth counselor for underprivileged boys.
  • Ed joined World Financial Group (WFG) in 1992. Because of his outstanding ability to inspire leaders, Ed Mylett quickly advanced at WFG, becoming one of the company’s youngest CEO Marketing Directors in only a few years. After he achieved the top level of a Senior Executive Vice Chairman and then joined the WFG leadership team as a Chairman’s Council member and as the Director of Field Leadership at WFG.
  • In 2016, Mylett founded ED MYLETT SHOW, a Management Consulting Showbiz company located in Laguna Beach, California.
  • Mylett has been a business leader, peak performance expert, and a well-known keynote speaker in the business world. He coaches and mentors people in the business field. He has shared the stage and has very close personal relationships with other business legends such as Tony Robbins, John C. Maxwell, Phil Knight, and many others. In 2018, published the book #MAXOUT Your Life, A book on strategies for becoming an elite performer.

Highlights from this Episode

  • ed mylettHis background growing up, his business venture, how he started speaking to crowds, and his introduction to personal development at a young age that sparked his career.
  • The dynamic between him and his son Max when they are out on the course: father to son, coach to athlete, and the major lesson he learned on the greens that revolutionized how he coached his son.
  • The idea of putting together little commitments, and utilizing fitness to both build your confidence and carry you to your goals.
  • How being honest with yourself and setting physical goals that you can attain daily, weekly, monthly can transform your confidence and thus success.
  • The reality that some athletes find that their sport and athletics come easily to them.  On the other hand, many world-class athletes simply figured out that working harder than the rest and loving the work you put in to hone your game is what breeds their long-term success.
  • Being a figure in the limelight, what he struggles with, and the three steps he takes to overcomes his obstacles:
    • Move the body in some way
    • Gets incredibly grateful
    • Do something for someone else
  • The mind-blowing link between all of the guests on his show.
Parting Questions:

What is the biggest difference maker for your average Joe to get them to the goal that they are achieving?   My faith is the separator. I involve my faith in everything I do from business to sport. Also, learn to program your mind and access your reticular-activating system to visualize your goals.

Caddy Shack or Happy Gilmore? Happy Gilmore

What would your walk-up song to the first tee box be? Thunderstruck by AC/DC

18 Holes anywhere in the world with anyone, past or present: Where would it be and whom would you play?

Twosome: Jesus at Pebble Beach

Foursome: Son Max, My dad, and Ronald Reagan at Pebble Beach

Go to MaxOutBook.com and enter the code “MAXOUT” and you’ll only have to pay shipping.

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Podcast- The Ed Mylett Show

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Episodes from The Ed Mylett Show mentioned:

Unlocking Your Success Code

The Keys to #MAXINGOUT

Blissful Dissatisfaction

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