Vertical Mindset
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Ep 1 - Welcome to The Vertical Mindset Podcast

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Eitan Sharir had a successful corporate career when an eye-opening event in his life forced him to evaluate his definition of success. Originally having studied marketing and general management, Eitan slowly discovered that his true interests were with the people inside of the organization more than it’s products. In today’s episode of The Vertical Mindset Podcast, Eitan shares his journey of discovering a different way of thinking; one that can impact your life and the lives of those around you.

Ep 2 - Create More of the Life You Want With a Vertical Mindset

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

If you are looking to have more control over creating the life you want, as opposed to surviving the life you have, then adopting a vertical mindset can do just that. In this episode, Eitan Sharir shares more about the notion of horizontal vs vertical mindsets, and how each affects your perception of the world around you.

Ep 3 - The 7 Steps to Excellence

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

In this series, Eitan Sharir has been addressing the things that enable us to live vertically, and on this audio, he walks through the 7 steps to excellence. There is a lot of talk about excellence these days but few people really understand what it takes to be and do what is excellent. This concise, actionable overview of Eitan’s 7 steps will help you understand the simple but difficult process every person must take to truly achieve what is excellent in their life. You don’t want to miss this enlightening and powerful explanation.

Ep 4 - The Balancing Act

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

If you take the time to look around you, you’ll see almost everyone trying to pull off the balancing act between home life and work. You hear it expressed as a desire to achieve work-life balance, but Eitan Sharir believes that the “work-life” approach to balance implies that work is not really “life,” when in fact, it is just as much an important part of life as being at home with family members. For him, it’s an issue of greater purpose, and on this short episode of The Vertical Mindset Eitan shares how he guides people to understand the power of life purpose, being a chooser, and the impact those two things make on their own balancing act.

Ep 5 - Your Best Investment is YOU

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

What is the absolute best investment you could make? Eitan Sharir says it’s not a financial one – it’s the investment you make in yourself. And he’s not talking about more education or more letters behind your name. He is talking about the inner you, the centered, stable self inside that needs to have emotional maturity and strength in order to wisely handle the stress and demands of the world. On this episode, you’re going to hear Eitan share his own story – how he discovered his own need to invest in himself. You’ll also learn what he’s done to make that investment consistently throughout his adult life. He says it’s the best investment he’s ever made and believes it will be for you, too.

Ep 6 - The Power of Co-Creation

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

You may not be familiar with the term co-creation or the concept of co-creating with others. But it’s something you’ve at least seen done and hopefully have taken part in yourself. Co-creating is the process of two or more individuals coming together in a cooperative, collaborative relationship for the purpose of creating something that has not existed before and that could not be created without the input of all the people involved. There are tremendous benefits to co-creative relationships, so listen to this episode to hear Eitan’s explanation of the co-creation process.

Ep 7 - Living an Authentic Life

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

We hear it a lot these days, people talking about being real or living an authentic life. But what does it really mean? Some people advocate total honesty in everything, expressing exactly how you feel about every situation. Is that being authentic? On this episode, Eitan Sharir shares what he understands it means to live authentically. It’s not about performance and it’s certainly not about being the center of attention – and it’s not always about total honesty, either. Find out what a truly authentic life looks like and how you can live in a more authentic way, on this episode.

Ep 8 - Sustaining a Vertical Life

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Mindset focus is key for maintaining your vertical life. There are a handful of things that you need to be attentive to if you are going to maintain your vertical mindset and life over the course of your lifetime. The first is that of mental focus. You have to establish patterns of mental remembrance or discipline that help you refocus your mind on the vertical things you’re living for. Eitan shares a few of the ways you can begin those good habits on this episode, so be sure you take the time to listen.

Ep 9 - Why Culture Matters

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Today there are many ways to describe an organizations culture with words like innovative, combative, fun, positive or negative, agile – but what does this really mean, and how does it support or set-back progress? If you were to ask any CEO, or organizational leader, whether or not they believe that having a culture of excellence is important they will inevitably say yes. Yet, many leaders find it difficult to articulate why their organizations culture is important to the success of their business over time. The impact of culture can be seen in the day to day interactions between colleagues, it is visible to your customers, and it will impact your bottom line.

Ep 10 - The Super-Mind and a Culture of Excellence

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

If you are a leader that has always wanted to build a team of individuals that seem to be capable of creating and achieving any results it wants, then you won’t want to miss this episode. In this episode of The Vertical Mindset Podcast, Sasja and Eitan discuss the concept of The Super-Mind and creating your culture of excellence.

Ep 11 - Culture of Sales Excellence

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

The first episode, in our three-part series, discussing the Vertical Mindset and how it can be applied to your sales efforts in order to drive positive outcomes and powerful results. Listen in as Sasja and Eitan discuss this important piece of your business in this episode.

Ep 12 - Becoming a Strategic Planner

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Negotiating with clients has historically been set up as a win-lose endeavour, especially when coming from a horizontal mindset. When you apply the Vertical Mindset to your negotiations, you begin to create that culture of Sales Excellence and position yourself as your clients ally. The results then become win-win for everyone involved. Join Sasja and Eitan as they discuss how to turn your negotiations into conversations about strategic partnerships.

Ep 13 - Sharpening Your Sales Awareness

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

The impact of Sales Excellence on your organization can not be underestimated, and part of your ability to influence sales, is your sensory acuity. It’s the ability to pick up on the things that most people filter out, go unnoticed, and more importantly, matter to your clients. Join Sasja and Eitan in the final episode in our 3-Part series on Sales Excellence and learn how you and your sales teams can heighten your sensory acuity and apply it to the sales process.

Ep 14 - Living Your Purpose: From 0 to +1

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

The concept of living in 0 and +1 is an interplay between being at peace, fulfilled and present versus being fully engaged to create and achieve. In this podcast, you will learn how 0 and +1 are two sides of the same coin, the Self, and how they are essential to living a purposeful life. Join Eitan and Sasja in the first episode of our 5-part series on Living Your Purpose and learn how to train your mind to ground yourself to “Be” in the 0 state as well as how to be fully engaged and inspired to create in the +1 state.

Ep 15 - Living Your Purpose: Managing Your Energy

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Learning to manage our energy with all the competing demands that we face is key to increasing our capacity to live our purpose daily. Join Eitan and Sasja in the second episode of this 5-part series on Living Your Purpose and learn the importance of consciously creating space for yourself to allow your energy to fully emerge and help you create the life you want.

Ep 16 - Living Your Purpose : In Relationships

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Determining our purpose or our “Why” is critical to the success of any relationship. It is the reason for Being together and Creating together. Join Eitan and Sasja in the third episode of this 5-part series on Living Your Purpose and learn how to examine your relationships (work and personal) by working from a strong foundation: your purpose and values.

Ep 17 - Living Your Purpose: Dealing with Adversity

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

Cultivating a mindset of excellence enables us show up more authentically when faced with adversity. Join Eitan and Sasja in the fourth episode of this 5-part series on Living Your Purpose and learn how to consciously choose to stay focused and engaged during challenging situations.

Ep 18 - Living Your Purpose: Rewiring Your Brain

With Eitan Sharir and Sasja Nieukerk-Chomos

In the context of “Being and Creating” (the 0 and +1 states), we look at the science and research to understand what is going on in our brains. Join Eitan and Sasja in the final episode of this 5-part series on Living Your Purpose and learn how the different brain chemicals impact your thoughts, your feelings, and ultimately your wellbeing.