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Thinking Big Podcast

Nov 20, 2023

Upgrading Your Mindset: Six Key Mindsets for Personal and Professional Success

This Episode Is Sponsored By The "Secrets of Success" Mastermind Community


In this first episode of Season Five, Host Sean Osborn discusses the concept of reprogramming our minds to align with the modern world. He argues that our brains are still stuck on an ancient operating system. He offers Six Key Mindset Programs - imagination, gratitude, abundance, compounding, thinking big, and purpose-driven mindset - that can radically transform how we live, think, and lead. These are posited as the tools needed to upgrade our brains for the demands and opportunities of today's world, encouraging listeners to rise above the limitations of fear-based, scarcity-oriented programming to unlock new possibilities and help create a more hopeful and abundant world.

00:01 Introduction and Recap of Previous Seasons
01:38 Podcast Sponsor
02:12 The Need for a Mental Upgrade
04:52 The Power to Rewire Our Brains
05:12 The Challenges and Rewards of Mental Upgrades
06:29 Six Key Mindset Programs for Transformation
06:46 Imagination Mindset
07:47 Gratitude Mindset
08:35 Abundance Mindset
09:14 Compounding Mindset
10:13 Thinking Big Mindset
11:14 Purpose Driven Mindset
12:14 Reflecting on Humanity's Journey and the Power of Technology
13:06 Call to Action and Conclusion

Key Takeaways

  1. Understanding Mindset: The role mindset plays in shaping our reality.
  2. Overcoming Limiting Beliefs: Strategies to challenge and change self-limiting thoughts.
  3. The Science of Success: How neuroscience and NLP influence achievement.
  4. Practical Steps for Mindset Shift: A step-by-step guide to altering your mindset for success.
  5. Real-Life Success Stories: Inspirational examples of mindset transformation.
  6. Tools and Techniques: Effective methods for maintaining a positive mindset.
  7. The Power of Visualization: Harnessing the power of mental imagery to achieve goals.

Resources Mentioned

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP): A psychological approach that involves analyzing strategies used by successful individuals and applying them to reach personal goals.
  • Think and Grow Rich: A seminal book in the field of personal development and self-improvement.

Personal Best Advice

As a leader in mindset performance and NLP, I've seen firsthand the transformative power of a positive, growth-oriented mindset. Remember, the only limits that truly exist are the ones you place on yourself. Embrace change, challenge your beliefs, and always strive for growth.


  1. Q: How can I start changing my mindset? A: Begin by identifying and challenging your limiting beliefs.
  2. Q: Is NLP scientifically proven? A: NLP has been widely used and endorsed in various fields, though its scientific basis is sometimes debated.
  3. Q: Can mindset really influence success? A: Absolutely. Mindset shapes perception, decision-making, and resilience.
  4. Q: How often should I practice visualization? A: Daily visualization can significantly impact your mindset and goals.
  5. Q: Are there quick fixes to change mindset? A: Mindset change is a journey, not a quick fix. Consistent effort is key.

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