AJ Mihrzad is the author of the best selling book, The Mind Body Solution and interviews other online coaches for his podcast. As a self-proclaimed former fat kid and incredibly shy introvert, AJ talks on how he transformed his life and worked towards a life he really wanted. There's some great personal tidbits about friendships, growing your business, and more in here that I really resonated with. Hope you enjoy the interview with AJ!
What We Covered:
05:00 – What does AJ mean by him being a ‘situational' extrovert?
05:10 – AJ has always had issues with his self confidence and even feared people.
06:35 – Because of AJ's shyness, he missed a lot of opportunities, especially with girls.
07:10 – Who was AJ's role model to help overcome this?
08:10 – Toast masters also helped him.
08:55 – AJ is the oldest out of his siblings and he's the only introvert.
10:45 – AJ prefers not to go to family events, but he goes anyway and fake it till he makes it.
12:55 – What made AJ shift gears a little bit in his career?
14:20 – Why did AJ get into fitness coaching?
16:15 – Despite making lots of mistakes, somewhere along the line something clicked for AJ.
20:30 – Teaching is one of those jobs that is under appreciated and under paid, but so important.
20:35 – Everyone can name a teach who made an impact on their lives.
21:25 – AJ talks about a teacher who inspired him.
24:10 – Why did AJ start a podcast?
26:35 – AJ talks about how the podcast has opened doors for him.
29:10 – I completely agree with AJ. I have made unbelievable connections through my podcast as well.
32:10 – What's great about podcasting is that there are no rules.
33:35 – AJ was a very private person, but he started opening up because his role models were very authentic
36:45 – Video allows you to be raw, real, and authentic. Twitter and Instagram don't do this very well.
42:05 – Has AJ grown out of certain relationships now that he's ‘grown up' a little?
44:15 – People need to be aware of their personal growth and they also need to align themselves with the rig
49:30 – What is the one most misunderstood thing about AJ?
51:40 – AJ spoke about being a former fat kid, what made him want to change?
53:44 – If AJ can do it, anyone can do it!
55:10 – What has AJ changed his mind about recently?
57:40 – Text the word ‘Amazing' to 33444 to get a copy of AJ's book.