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Sep 14, 2020



Mark Silverman is an expert in leadership resiliency. He is a public speaker, coach, and host of the Mastering Midlife podcast, where he interviews business leaders and other coaches about conquering midlife. He is the author of Only 10s: Using Distraction to Get The Right Things Done, where he writes about fighting the distractions of everyday living to finally get a hold of your life and steer it in the direction you want. As a coach, Mark is also known to leave clients with increased effectiveness, a better understanding of decision making, and an ability to build their personal brand.


Mark joins me today to share what inspired him to pursue a career in coaching and how he built a successful and sustainable lifestyle from it. He describes what his life was like as an entrepreneur and how he defines success in life and business. He explains why he is an advocate of self-help and how to make self-help books work for you. Mark also discusses some of the people and books he looked to when he needed help.


"Choosing where you are is empowering to be able to move to where you want to be." - Mark Silverman





This week on The Virtual Campfire Podcast:


  • Mark’s professional background and how he defines success.
  • When Mark realized that he couldn't sustain the kind of life he led.
  • Why Mark felt that people were better off without him.
  • Doing things you need to do to climb out of ‘the bottom’ in life.
  • When Mark decided to be an advocate of self-help books and podcasts.
  • When Mark's coaching business took off and what it was like.
  • Why coaching is not for everyone and the reality for new coaches.
  • The people Mark looked to when he needed life advice.



Our Favorite Quotes:


  • "What if you treated yourself the way you treated everybody in your life?" - Mark Silverman
  • "All those years of climbing out, I found self-love. It was okay to love myself." - Mark Silverman
  • "The biggest revelation is I'm not trapped in what I'm supposed to do in my life." - Mark Silverman



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