We had the good fortune of connecting with Mycal Anders, EMGM, MS, CSCS and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Mycal, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
In 2011 Next Level Performance Consulting was created to guide people to live life at their highest frequency in their physical, emotional, mental & spiritual states of being. As a Performance Consultant, I use physical development as a gateway to unlock a leader’s boundless potential and create space to be present for the things that matter. Essentially making our leaders a priority for themselves again!

What should our readers know about your business?
As a Marine Corps veteran with 20 years of strategic leadership experience backed by multiple graduate degrees from Arizona State and Thunderbird School of Global Management, I realized the plight of high achievers, leaders, and people of influence is losing themselves in pursuit of momentous achievement.

Our mantra at Next Level is “Progress Always” because the journey is ongoing and the greatest stories are through the process that is life.

Our Vision: A world in which people show up as their best self, living in abundance & fulfillment. The Next Level Process will grant you the clear vision of what you truly want in this life.

It wasn’t until I got out of my own way that I was able to truly find happiness and fulfillment. For the longest time I found myself struggling alone. Still accomplishing great things. Still padding my resume’. But alone. I started looking for strategic mentorship and opened myself up to the fact I was only going to get so far on my own. I’ve been the beneficiary of amazing coaching and mentorship my entire life, and for a brief period I lost that.

I had to become the hero of my own journey before I could position myself as the guide for others that I am today.

The story is in our logo. Why the 4th Broken Star?

Firstly, the stars are representative of my military roots and service to others before self. The highest rank one can achieve in military service is symbolized by 4 stars. The Next Level stars represent what we should all be trying to achieve: our highest and best self. Mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and of course physically. The 4th star is incomplete because we will forever be a work in progress. This is a never ending journey.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
When my friends come to town on an extended stay, first, we make training sessions at Next Level priority #1. Then I make sure that they make a Camelback hike at sunrise or sunset a close second on their list.

From there, I am a huge foodie so I like to send them to some of my favorite haunts:
– US Egg for breakfast or the Valley Ho for brunch
– City Hall for a fancy night on the town
– The nightlife in Oldtown never disappoints
– For culture you can’t go wrong w/ the Scottsdale Museum of Arts
– There is nothing like passing the time with a stroll through the shops in Oldtown during the day

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
No doubt my best friend, wife, mother of my children & business partner, Nicole. Without her, this ship doesn’t run. I am grateful for her each and everyday for keeping me grounded and supporting one crazy idea after the other as we build this incredibly adventurous life together. I love and appreciate you baby!

To my team at Next Level, I am honored to know you and watch you grow. Your commitment to excellence is unmatched. You are the leaders of our tribe and continue to have lasting impact on the leaders that are our clients and members. For that I am grateful. Thank you.

Website: www.nextlevelpfc.com

Instagram: @coachderz & @nextlevel_phx

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mycal-anders/

Twitter: @mykeanders

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mycal.anders

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG25-9_OcZdZlp8FqQqeD9Q

Other: I’ve created a community designed to celebrate your accomplishments and compile resources to help you move the needle towards your goals with daily reminders to show up in the world as the best version of yourself! Here’s how I can guide you on your journey! Join the Leaders Forum Here: www.leadersforum.group

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