Secrets of Success

Hosted by Jeff Smith

The Podcast For Life

SEASON 2

How do successful people become successful and
what are their secrets?

Jeff Smith is a multiple award-winning Keynote Speaker, International Business Trainer, Best-Selling Author and he runs this podcast for The Jeff Smith Foundation to help others who are less fortunate that ourselves. On this show, Jeff talks with people from all walks of life to uncover success stories from all over the world. He talks with the people involved at the sharp end, he asks them how they overcame their toughest challenges and he digs deep to uncover their strategies and shares their inner-most secrets with you.
Secrets of Success podcast hosted by Jeff Smith

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Season 2, Episode 1
Jeff Smith talks with Robert Raymond Riopel
$150,000 Debt To Financial Freedom In Less Than 9 Months

Robert Raymond Riopel

Robert Raymond Riopel is an international Best-Selling author of “Success Left A Clue”, he’s an App Designer, Entrepreneur and Trainer who has spent the last 18 years travelling the world sharing his passion. But life wasn’t always easy, in his early 30’s he had personal debt to the tune of $150,000 and he’s going to share his secrets of success with us about how he got out of that debt and reached complete financial freedom in just 9 months.  

This is an amazing show talking about the depths of debt, overcoming adversity and then gaining success to live a happy life filled with passion and purpose.

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Season 2, Episode 2
Jeff Smith Talks With Patrick Kagan – “Sell The Difference”
A critical interview for understanding success because it’s with
a man only part-way through his goal 

“Jeff Smith is a fantastic mentor, he helped me a tremendous amount to get my book out of my head and into reality. In this interview, Jeff takes me back through the process to relive the experience. Believe me, there’s pain in this process, but the pain comes with purpose. If you’re thinking of writing a book, this podcast is a must listen. We go through the process I went through right from the beginning. I’m sure you’ll find it useful in gaining any kind of success in your own life. Enjoy the journey.”
Patrick Kagan
Soon to be author of “Sell The Difference”

I’m often asked about writing and publishing a book and on today’s episode I’m talking with Patrick Kagan who’s going to share his amazing journey of writing his first book – yes, we’re part way through and it’s not yet complete! 

I invited Patrick onto the show today for a very special reason. He interviewed me on his podcast show a few months ago and he said he was trying to write a book but couldn’t get started and he’d been stuck for years. We then worked together and he’s now almost completed his book only a couple of months later and I wanted Patrick on the show to share his journey with you and to explain what made the big difference in his life from struggling and just talking about it, to actually getting it done.

This is an interview about differentiation and the importance of how to make change happen in your life by speaking with the right people who have already done what you want to do.

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Season 2, Episode 3
Jeff Smith Talks With Zeina Daroub
Overcoming Emotional Loss To Achieving Success

“This is my absolute favourite interview.
Jeff with his unique, spontaneous, natural and smooth way, took me from the depths of despair
to achieving success. Yes, at times it was painful, but he guided me with tenderness to share my story”

Zeina Daroub

Zeina Daroub works in the Banking industry, she’s also a personal development trainer and her vision is to inspire, coach, and provide support as a writer, motivational speaker, and trainer. But there’s more…

She’s written a book which is her own true story called “When Autumn Blooms”, It’s her first book in which she shares the most intimate moments of her life. She tells her story of her amazing family, her husband and 2 children, and then suddenly, out of nowhere, disaster strikes and her husband is dead, leaving her with 2 young children.  

Zeina used her talent as a writer to spread the word of the power of “Anchoring the Self “with faith, love, and strength to transcend any situation in life and turn it into a blossoming Spring out of the agony of Autumn.  Her specialty is “Winning over our Emotional Loss”.

This is an interview of understanding grief, finding yourself through emotional loss and coming out of the other side to reclaim the life you truly want and deserve.   

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Season 2, Episode 4
Jeff Smith talks with Mimi Bland
Abusive Relationships and Eating Disorders To Outstanding Success 

Mimi Bland – #1 Best-Selling Author

In this episode I’m talking with Mimi Bland – she says understand the “Love of thyself and for those around us”. 

Mimi has more than 20 years experience gaining knowledge in the field of Mindset, Positivity, Clarity and Spirituality. But life has not always been easy for her, in fact far from it …

She’s been faced with several challenges to overcome, from being in unhealthy and abusive relationships, both physically and mentally to developing an eating disorder that lasted for 10 years. Both challenges, amongst others, resulted in her fighting a long battle with low self-esteem, a lack of confidence and deep self-loathing. She used food to control and punish herself, repeating the unpleasant words her abusers rained upon her.

I wanted to get Mimi on the show because she’s come through all the trauma and found the secrets to success. She discovered the formula to get past all the pain in her life, create a thriving business and become a #1 best-selling Author of “The Answer Is You”.

This is a story of overcoming abusive relationships, low self-esteem and coming out of the other side to achieve amazing levels of success. Mimi is a successful business woman based in England and of course, we’ll be revealing all the secrets of her success and what it takes to get there.

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Season 2, Episode 5
Jeff Smith Talks With Dr. Vic Manzo – “Exploring the Science of Success”
Decoding the Matrix for Unleashing Your Potential and Accelerating Your Spiritual Awakening

 

“I love the way Jeff keeps pulling me back to comments I’ve made to get those nuggets of wisdom that really make a difference, he’s a superb host and this is one of my all time favourite interviews; he really gets it!”.
Dr Vic Manzo - Decoding The MatrixDr. Vic Manzo
Author of “Decoding The Matrix”

In this episode Jeff Smith is talking with Dr Victor Manzo.

Dr. Vic is a former Certified Paediatric Chiropractor who has become a business mindset coach. He’s the author of 3 books, of which is most recent is called “Decoding The Matrix,” published in 2022.

He has a unique and diverse background that allows him to help people to become more fulfilled through leveraging their own mind and reframing their mindset.

This is an interview of understanding limiting beliefs, harnessing the stories we tell ourselves and how to reframe our thoughts to support our dreams.

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Season 2, Episode 6
Jeff Smith Talks With Kevin Palmieri
Going From Broke To Making $500,000 Per Year And More!

“I’ve hosted over 1,000 podcasts, I’ve been a guest on 350 shows and this is easily the best podcast I’ve been interviewed on – EVER!
The presentation, the research, the questions, everything! Jeff Smith is absolutely WORLD CLASS.”

Kevin Palmieri

Kevin Palmieri is the CFO, Founder & Co-Host of Next Level University, a Global Top 100 Self-Improvement podcast with more than 1000 episodes reaching over half a million people around the world.

He believes in a heart driven, no BS approach to holistic self-improvement and teaching others how to get the best out of themselves

This is an interview of understanding limiting beliefs, harnessing the stories we tell ourselves and how to reframe our thoughts to support our dreams and desires.  

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Season 2, Episode 7
Jeff Smith talks with Eleni Fuiaxis
Sex And The City Actress Talks About Passion, Life, And Her New Book”

“I’ve done many, many interviews in my life, but no one has ever taken me to the heights Jeff Smith did in this interview. He’s an incredible guy, we had an amazing connection, so good in fact that I forgot I was on the show, we just talked and I revealed many things that I’ve never shared with anyone before, not even my family. It takes someone very special to do that and I know it’s been said many times before, but Jeff Smith really is world-class, but I also have to say, he’s such a lovely person too.    

Eleni Fuiaxis

In this episode Jeff Smith is talking with Eleni Fuiaxis, Sex And The City actress, Model and Author.

Eleni Fuiaxis, Sex and the City actress, is also an Author, Teacher, Model, Mother of 2 and a budding entrepreneur. She threw caution to the wind and left a lucrative career in sales in NYC to pursue her childhood dream of acting, and she made the change 30 years old. (much to the dismay of her friends and family)

Without any industry knowledge or contacts, she launched a successful acting and modelling career that has spanned over two decades and is still going strong today. In addition to this, she’s recently published her first children’s book, Picky Patrick.

During the height of covid, she switched gears yet again and became a Certified Teacher in New York City to serve children and give back to her community. She has overcome self-doubt, divorce and a multitude of obstacles to reinvent herself more times than she can count.

Eleni is living a purpose-driven life and hopes to inspire and motivate other men and women, to get out of their own way, to get out of their comfort zone, to listen to their intuition, to find their life’s passion and LIVE IT out loud.

This is a story of challenging your fears, making change happen and realising your self-worth. Eleni is a successful business woman in New York City and of course, we’ll be revealing all the secrets of success of what it takes to get there. 

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Season 2, Episode 8
Jeff Smith Talks With Dr. Frank Buck – “Organise Yourself For Greater Success”
Increase productivity, decrease stress, and improve your chances of success

“Jeff Smith is a true gentleman and a superb host. We had a lot of fun doing this interview and we covered everything from “The Tickler File” to getting your email and everything else properly sorted out for increased productivity.”
Dr. Frank Buck
Author of “Get Organised Digitally”

In this episode Jeff Smith, The KPI Guy, is talking with Dr. Frank Buck.

Frank Buck makes organization easy so you can increase productivity, decrease stress, and improve your chances of success.

His career path has taken him from being a band director, to central office administrator and now to productivity coach and motivational speaker. Dr Frank says he knows that many people become overwhelmed by the amount of paper and digital information in their lives, he was one of them, and he knows all too well that the stress, causes people to divert their efforts and focus from their main objectives.

This is an interview of clarity and simplicity to get your life sorted out so you can enjoy greater levels of success in whatever your field of endeavour 

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Season 2, Episode 9
Jeff Smith Talks With Christy Fechser
How to achieve massive goals and work-life balance

Christy Fechser“I absolutely love this episode with Jeff because we had a great connection and we talked about achieving big goals, success at high levels and of course, achieving work-life balance along the way”
Christy Fechser

Christy Fechser has 20 years of entrepreneurial experience, 10 years of mentoring and coaching, and a lifetime of personal development – and she has a thing or two to share with us today about getting unstuck, overcoming obstacles, focusing on what you want, achieving your goals, creating change, and finding freedom.  

This is an amazing show talking about how to set big goals and achieve them, how to create a life on your own terms, how to shut out the noise and build a happy life filled with passion and purpose.

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Season 2, Episode 10
Jeff Smith talks with Michael DeLon
How to have a #1 best selling book without writing a single word!

Michael DeLon“I’ve done a lot of podcast interviews and Jeff is right at the top of the list because of his genuine nature, his authenticity and the quality of questions he asks. He took time to listen to my story and then dug deeper to ask questions that no one else has ever asked before; he was born to do this! He really got me to share the golden nuggets of wisdom between marketing and selling and how to make a real difference in your life. I loved every second, he’s a true master.”   

Michael DeLon

In this episode Jeff Smith is talking with Michael DeLon, marketing expert and book publisher.

Michael DeLon is an Amazon #1 bestselling author of On Marketing – the definitive guide for small business owners. As the president of Paperback Expert, he helps business owners publish a book that positions them as the expert in their field, find clarify in their brand strategy and he helps them to become bestselling authors.

This is an interview of questioning yourself, defining your purpose and marketing for success.    

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