We had the good fortune of connecting with Kenny Weiss and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Kenny, we’d love for you to start things off by telling us something about your industry that we and others not in the industry might be unaware of?
The biggest misconception in my industry is that we become what we think and therefore positive thinking determines our personal and professional success. Sadly this belief is why so many people never feel satisfied or reach their potential after working with a coach, counselor or therapist. Modern neuro-science shows that nearly every thought we ever have is generated by a feeling first. Furthermore, every piece of information whether we see, hear, touch, smell or taste it goes through the emotional centers of our brain. That means when processing any information we are having an emotional reaction before that information ever reaches the thinking part of our brain. Therefore, if a person isn’t pursuing Emotional Mastery as part of their personal success process, they aren’t availing themselves of the single greatest skills, tools and knowledge that determine their ability to succeed.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
My life was always a struggle. Growing up with an alcoholic mother and emotionally distant father left me with addictions, divorces, child custody battles, bankruptcy, playing two pro sports I never wanted to play and ultimately contemplating taking my life. I had searched for solutions through counseling, books and all the Gurus in the industry and I just couldn’t get over the hump. My choosing to become an expert saved my life and it also lead to my developing the only process that gets to the root, the real cause of everyones struggles. All the information out there provides symptom relief or superficial anecdotes that ultimately don’t work. I can now sit with any person from the least successful to the most successful and lay out for them why their life is the way it is in less than 15 minutes. More importantly, I can show them exactly how to turn it around and provide them with the skills, tools and knowledge to become their own expert so that they are completely self sufficient. The biggest struggle in my discovery and my business is the misinformation that pervades the industry. For centuries we have been told to ignore feelings and focus on our thoughts when the real solution is in the opposite. We are all resistant to new information because it challenges our beliefs, we “feel’ bad, inadequate or even scared for now knowing that information. That is because when a person hears that it is actually our feelings that determine our outcomes and not our thoughts, it triggers unhealed feelings from the past, memories of when a person was told they were bad or wrong and so they will push away that new information and the person providing it. In general that creates a very slow process before people will read my book, take my courses or work with me individually. It is not until they have tried all of the other teachers and found out for themselves that those processes are limited before they can finally accept, he’s right, I need Emotional Mastery if I want to reach my potential.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I would take them to catch the sunrise atop the mountain in Tempe (can’t recall the name) on mill ave. Breakfast and eggs Benedict at snooze, a round of golf at any of the great courses in phoenix, dinner at Cafe’ Monarch and then wind down with some Jazz at Nash

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
With one statement my mentor, Mike Pinkston had a dramatic impact on my life and it is a statement I know pass on to all of my clients. The day I met him, I was telling him about my struggles when he simply replied, “Kenny, when I was in your shoes, I went and became an expert!” That spurred me to read every book I could get my hands on, research all the topics I know teach and in my opinion, it is what all of us must do to achieve our full potential and overcome our obstacles and imperfections. We just don’t teach what it takes to reach our potential and the information that is shared is too superficial. Therefore the only solution is to become our own expert.

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