Posts Tagged 'Rod Hairston'

Special Offers to Kick Off 2016

If you’re like most people at the beginning of the year, you’re bush eyed and wide tailed…hmmm, that’s actually more true than we’d want it to be. While I’m not writing about a weight loss program, I am writing about some things that will put some extra pep in your step. Seriously, this message has it all (My way of saying “Man this is long”). It covers some upcoming Motor City Connect events, trainings, a fantastic 50% off offer on a program that WILL change your life, a cool consulting offer and some excellent jobs that could get you a referral fee. Read on!

It’s probable you just saw me speak at one of Keith Stonehouse’s Real Estate Mastermind events on “Raising Your AQ”. Maybe you and I are connected on social media and you saw this link. It’s possible we’re friends in real life too and you’re wondering what Bean is up to. Regardless of why you’re here, know that I’m glad you are and I have some things of value to offer you, your business and possibly someone you know.

Rev Up Your RPM

Oh, you don’t know what your RPM is…Easy, that’s Referral Powered Marketing. I have put together a new offering that will allow you to generate more referrals from your clients, vendors, partners and employees. If you’re looking to generate more leads in 2016, message me with the subject line: “Rev Up My RPM” and I will get you hooked up.

Recruiting with a Referral Twist:

Another gift I have to offer is the opportunity to help yourself, a friend (or 5) and me. I’m doing some recruiting right now and am looking to fill 6 positions: 1 sales guy, 1 I.T. Product Architect, 1, Digital Media Buyer, 1 Business Intelligence Developer and 2 Physical Therapists (downriver). If you may know someone who is a fit, I have a referral fee of $1000.00 if they get the job. Here is a link to a post that contains a video explaining the referral fee and all of the job descriptions.

The 45 Day Challenge

There’s a semi-famous meme going around the Interwebs with the quotation: “It’s not who you are that holds you back it’s who you think you’re not”. Who you are is basically driven by your identity. If you’re not where you want to be in this lifetime, it’s likely based on some level of self-sabotage (sorry, just calling it like it is). Self-sabotage happens less to people with strong identities. Therefore, change your identity, change your life.

The best way I know of to change your identity is through a program developed by Rod Hairston. He is a speaker, a life/business coach and a guy who I instantly recognized as someone who “got it” at a deeper level than anyone I’d ever met in person. In addition to spending 11 years working as a master trainer with Tony Robbins, Rod has put together several transformative programs for some of the most elite organizations in the country; the Navy Seals, CIA, DEA, Quicken Loans, ABC and more. You can check Rod out here.

Because Rod and I are friends, he’s letting me offer this program to you for 50% off the normal cost of $595. This 45 day challenge begins on January 18. You will have an adviser and can create a team of people to go through it with you. Caution: it will change your life. You will see people, opportunities and challenges in a different way. It will be difficult and it WILL BE TOTALLY WORTH IT.

You can use this code to get the discount.

Motor City Connect Events:

Motor City Connect meetings (known as MCC Live) take place on the 4th Tuesday of the month and happen at BDs Mongolian BBQ in Royal Oak. They run from 11:30-1:00. We will be having Tonya Acha of the Referral Institute of Michigan as our speaker on January 26. Our next meetings are February 23 and March 22.

Upcoming Classes:

I am teaching a series of classes with Oakland County. They are at the executive offices in Waterford and run from 9:00-11:30. I promise there will be plenty of learning, laughing and connecting.

Here is a Twitter class on 1/21/16 if you’re interested.

Save the dates if you’re so inclined for these classes:

Thursday, March 17 – LinkedIn

Wednesday, May 18 – Networking

Thursday, July 21 – Twitter

Thursday, September 15 – LinkedIn

Tuesday, November 15 – Networking

Are you still here? Good for you. I’m tired just thinking about all of this reading!

If there is anything I can do for you, please don’t hesitate to call on me. Oh, and do ask me about that RPM offer, that will positively impact your business for sure!

Be great!

Invite to #313DLove event in Detroit on March 13

You are cordially invited to be one of the 313 people who join us live at the inaugural #313DLove event on March 13 at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit. See the invite video HERE
The event will feature thought leaders, community organizers and business professionals who will share why they do what they do to make our world a better place. Shawne Duperon, Rod Hairston, John George, Menachem Kniespeck, Hajj Flemings and Leslie Smith are just a few of the high energy people who will share their stories with you.
You will walk away inspired, refreshed and ready to fall in Love with Detroit all over again.
Tickets are $31.30 and include a walking tour of the museum (before and after the event) the full compliment of speakers and an invite to the “Afterglow” at the museum. A portion of all sponsorship dollars AND ticket sales will be donated to 5 area non-profits.
The agenda looks like this:
11:30-1:00 Tour of Museum
12:30 Registration for Event
1:00-3:00 First Session of Speakers
3:00-3:30 Coffee and Cookie Break with the Special Instruction of Breaking Twitter at 3:13 to get #313DLove to Trend Worldwide Again.
3:30-5:00 Afternoon Speaker Session
5:00-6:00 Tour of Museum
5:30-8:30 Afterglow at the Museum with Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres (Afterglow cost ONLY cost is $13.13
We are working on setting up a “Live Stream” of the event for those who can’t make it. Details forthcoming.
You can stay up to date with what’s going on at our official website: and on the #313DLove Facebook page:
If you’re interested in learning how to sponsor this event, please reach out to Michele Hirschfield at
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Terry Bean

Press Release for #313DLove event on March 13 in Detroit



Friday, February 14, 2014

#313DLove To Share Positive Stories About Detroit March 13

DETROIT – The world is paying attention to Detroit. During the past couple of years they’ve started to actually hear a few good things too. There are many other positive stories that fail to generate much buzz outside the metro area. The event is scheduled for March 13 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

“In 2012 we got the #313Dlove to trend worldwide on Twitter. No easy task,” said Terry Bean, who also founded Motor City Connect, a pioneering business networking group who meet online and in the real world. “We trended again in 2013. The idea was to get people to say what they love about Detroit. And we’ll do it again this year. Instead of just tweeting, we are inviting people to join us for a day filled with inspirational discussions from people making it happen in our area.”

The afternoon will be filled with inspirational stories from local professionals, artists, non-profit execs and thought leaders. The common theme among them is they choose to make a difference and continually make that choice. This is but one of the lessons attendees and viewers will take from this event.

Some others are:

Forming a stronger Identity

Starting in late afternoon and spilling over into the evening, a cocktail reception held in the rotunda of the museum will let attendees connect, reflect and contemplate who should be selected to speak at #313DLove 2015.

“We are thrilled that the inaugural #313Dlove event will take place this year as Detroit celebrates her 313th birthday,” said Bean. “We are even more excited to partner with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to present this outstanding event. And we are blown away by the caliber of doers and makers we have attracted to share their passion and collective wisdom with us.”

The event is co-produced by MITechNews.Com, which publishes a Weekly eNewsletter in partnership with WJR’s Internet Advisor radio show. Also on the leadership team are entrepreneurs Paul S. Funk, an Executive Consultant to Businesses and Non-Profits, and Michele Hirschfield, Opportunity Cost Strategist with Welcoming Results.Com.

“#313DLove equates to surrounding oneself with entrepreneurs who stem from the land of ‘YES’ thus making things happen, period,” Hirschfield said.

Indeed, #313DLove will be an amazing day full of great connections, inspiration and positive energy that will ripple throughout our area. 313 people will be able to embrace the vibe live on-site with us. For those who can’t, we are working on a live stream feed to a computer near you. We will record the speakers and interview some attendees and post those to our web site,, so we can share Detroit’s message with the world.

Said Funk: “It is a privilege to be part of the 313DLove Leadership Team and get to work with so many incredible people; as speakers, sponsors and our awesome volunteer base.

“This inaugural 313DLove event promises to be the launching point for a whole new mindset of “Doers and Makers” coming together in the spirit of Love and Renewal for our Detroit-area. Come join us!”

For sponsorship information, contact Hirschfield at

Author: Mike Brennan 
Source: MITechNews.Com


My notes from the Challenge Event from Envision U.

Things don’t just happen, they happen just- matt della cruz

After 45 days you figure out who you are and who you need to be.

97% of the country is striving to get there.

We know what to do its a matter of stepping into uncertainty.

We don’t know enough to judge ourselves and we know too much to live in the past.

86400 most important number

Everybody is looking for the solution, create the solution.

Everything we do has an impact.

People who take the “victim” mentality aren’t really the victims. Its the ones who are around them who are victimized.

To change behavior we must change our identity.

when the conscious mind pairs with our imagination and emotion, it becomes unstoppable.

The smarter a person is the more they’ll justify why they are the way they are

Everybody wants to know the strategy. The strategy doesn’t matter if your belief system is out of whack.

We use less than 1% of our potential in the areas of creativity and performance.
Belief is an emotion. Belief is a feeling of certainty about something.

The greatest fear in life is to be in uncertainty.

We say we want $, better relationships, less stress, good health but what we really want is no uncertainty. #envisionu

Before you can get where you want to go you need to know where you are. #envisionu

3 ways to change identity- 1. significant emotional event ie triple bypass

3 ways to change identity- 2 conditioning. Taking time, focus and energy to change behavior. #envisionu

3 ways to change identity- 3 environment and/or peer group- whoever is more certain in the group you’re around has most influence.

2 secrets to success- 1. Be grateful for all you have now. 2. Hang out with successful people.

When you change your belief systems fear naturally follows.

Look forward to the discomfort…that’s how you know change is happening. #envisionu

Mind and body are one.

Words are 7% of effective communication. Tone is 38% and body language is 55%

You could take all the money from the wealthiest people in the world and give it to all the poor. A week later, it would return to the wealthy.

Its not just physical habits its emotional habits we need to change.

Emotional states can be changed in only a few ways movement

We carry ourselves like we’re already dead until we attend an event that allows us to move (sports games, concerts, movies)

Biochemistry is a way to change emotional states.

Emotional states can be changed by physical structure.

The mind will always follow the body.

Workout to not just have a fit body, workout to have a fit mind.

Everything is inside of you, not outside of you.

Ask the “how”, “when” and “what” questions not the “why” questions.

Why questions create gaps…the mind
And the universe abhor gaps.

The quality of your questions equal the quality of your life.

Funny metaphor; I’m busting my ass and there’s already a crack in it.

Watch your affirmations they make you feel things that may or may not be there.

What you focus on you find.
What you focus on grows.
What you focus on seems real.
What you focus on you become.

Obsess about what you want…don’t focus on what you don’t want.

Surround yourself with people who are able support you on your mission to your greater good. #envisionu

We all have patterns. Which ones hold you back? Ask people close to you cuz they can help you ID them. #envisionu

If you attack people’s identity, even unintentionally, they will fight you even if they know you’re right. #envisionu

Having nice things should be consistent with your identity not be a way to define yourself. #envisionu

Every vision board you create is there to help you become something not get something #envisionu

Its not about getting there its about who you become.

This is the cycle of becoming

You start in Inception and everything is great…high energy, great attitude, big effort- unconscious incompetence

unconscious incompetence = you don’t know what you don’t know.

You move into deception- fears sets in and your energy drops. Justify lack of action. Consciously incompetent

Consciously incompetent = you become aware of what you don’t know.

Transformation- the ability to move through…energy back up, excitement returns unconsciously competent

Unconsciously competent = you don’t know what you do know.

Consciously competent = you know what you know.

Imagine if you put the same pressure and timeframe on your baby to walk as you put on yourself to succeed. #envisionu

It doesn’t serve you to be the victim.

One of the most tragic things in life is for someone to pass and you not to see each other in a different way. #envisionu

You beat out 300M other sperm to be you. Are you being the representative for that sample? #envisionu

When raising kids…always speak to their future possibilities and their greatest gifts. #envisionu

Parents can only truly share love with their children when they love themselves. #envisionu