Life On The Rocks

Kyle Miller

From near-death experiences to the devastation of homelessness, how (and where) do we find the will to overcome insurmountable odds? And if and when we do overcome these challenges, how do we pass that story of survival on to others? Life on the Rocks is that place where these stories are heard from those who lived to tell them. Hosted by Kyle Miller, a life-long lover of formidable stories and personal triumphs, Kyle interviews those who have survived these events in Life on the Rocks (sometimes over a glass of bourbon on the rocks, sometimes not), as a source of inspiration for anyone who is struggling in life and needs to hear that if these people could do it, so can they read less
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Episodes

Turn Your Life Around With Chris Garrison
02-08-2022
Turn Your Life Around With Chris Garrison
Many of us feel lost in our 20s. Not knowing which direction to go or how to turn your life around fills you with stress and anxiety. Financial struggles and feeling lost can make every day a living hell.  Here’s the good news: Feeling like an absolute failure in your 20s is not only normal, but highly recommended.  Today’s guest, 7-figure entrepreneur Chris Garrison, shows you how taking your first step into the unknown can compound into a chain of life-changing events. And how taking 1 brave step today can forever turn your life around.  In this episode, you find out how to use the struggle you experienced in your life to catapult you to your next destination. Listen now to take the first step to turn your life around and land on a path that makes you happy, confident, and successful. Show Highlights Include: The “Broke Guy’s Way” to building the mental fortitude you need to catapult your business (without investing in masterminds and coaches) (10:00)The sole difference between Lottery Winners and Millionaire Entrepreneurs that proves starting from nothing is a massive advantage (11:15)Why being broke in your 20s is the best thing that could happen to you in life (11:52)The weird way taking the blame for things that are not your fault makes you feel empowered (13:38)The “Warrior Blueprint” to filling your daily schedule with little wins that turn into big financial and personal gains long term (17:05)Why paying for mentorship is overrated (and how to find mentors wherever you go for free instead) (18:23)How giving away your last dollar 10x’s your income and lets you scale your business faster (35:34)
Mike Fallat - Using Your Story as a Competitive Advantage
31-05-2022
Mike Fallat - Using Your Story as a Competitive Advantage
Failing terrifies most people who want to start their own business. But it can also fuel your success. In fact, it can actually be the sole reason you succeed in business if you know how to handle it.  Today’s guest, serial entrepreneur Mike Fallat, discovered how to handle it after starting 4 businesses that became massive failures. And he shares his secrets with you in this episode, so you can transform your failure into fuel too.  Listen now and by the end of the episode, you’ll invite failure into your life instead of shying away from it.  Show highlights include:  The insidious “Wantrepreneur Syndrome” which prevents you from starting a successful business (and one book that gives you the antidote) (2:04) The weird way starting multiple businesses that all fail is the easiest way to become the wealthiest entrepreneur in your industry (4:01) The subtle, yet potent “Test” mindset shift which instantly reframes your failures to fuel your success (8:13) The simple “Mirror Test” trick which tells you if you should quit your job or stay in a single glance (12:07) How running towards discomfort unleashes an infinite storm of freedom for the rest of your life (13:17) How to trick your mind into having fun when you’re working (and why this grows your income more than any other “skill” you can learn) (18:07) The “Who, Not How” secret every wealthy person used to build their riches (22:42) Tony Robbins’s “Double G” method for feeling alive every single day (26:48)
Changing Lightbulbs to Sparking Lightbulb Moments with Jonathan Rivera
22-02-2022
Changing Lightbulbs to Sparking Lightbulb Moments with Jonathan Rivera
If you grew up in a blue collar family, you’ll be familiar with the common advice “get a trade, then at least you’ll have something to “fall back” on”.  It’s not bad advice… if you want to live a “safe” life. But what if you feel destined for more?  Our guest Jonathan Rivera also felt destined for more. His teachers told him “you will amount to nothing”. Now he runs a successful online business, writes $50,000 checks in real estate and aims to inspire millions of people to better their lives.  You’ll leave this episode feeling inspired and ready to take on any challenge. You’ll also discover what it takes to withstand the “rock bottom” of entrepreneurship and reach the top, no matter what luck throws your way.  Listen now!  Show highlights include:  How to turn the old guy at work into a fortune teller who predicts your life satisfaction with astonishing accuracy (2:09)The “Pigeonhole Prison” that holds you back from your dreams (3:50) How a tragic death opens the path to freedom (5:03) The “complete idiot” success blueprint (9:06)How you can move past any mental roadblock by practicing three steps (10:53)How to fight the “you can’t do it” voice in your head (even if everything came crumbling down) (13:38) How joining a mastermind could “accidentally” turn your hobby into a booming business (18:07) The only way to guarantee that you always bring in money (and never have to resort back to a job) (21:01)