Monthly Archives: November 2014

Episode 108: From Scarcity to Abundance | Ellory Wells

Ellory Wells From Scarcity to Abundance with Zeb Welborn on the Defining Success Podcast

Ellory Wells

In Episode 108 of the Defining Success Podcast, Ellory Wells shares how he lost his job and took up a career in online marketing.  Learn about his transition and how he’s living in a world that’s  transitioning from scarcity to abundance.

Ellory Wells was born and raised in north Texas. He loves technology, gadgets, cool toys, video games and movies. He often writes his blog posts while sitting on my back porch overlooking nature and the golf course.

In addition to writing and coaching, he enjoys reading, watching TV and movies, playing golf and spending time with his wife.

Ellory Wells has a blog, a podcast – The Empowered Podcast, he provides one-on-one coaching, he organizes a a mastermind group and wrote a best selling ebook titled, How to Start Your Professional Podcast for $200 or Less.

In his one-on-one coaching, Ellory helps his clients get clarity.

Our world is shifting from scarcity to abundance.  Ellory believes the world used to be more cut-throat, but in today’s innovative society, there is room for everyone to grow.

Ellory’s most popular blog post is 7 Types of People Successful People Avoid.

Ellory Wells From Scarcity to Abundance

Ellory Wells

Shout Outs:

  • Flight of the Buffalo
  • Jim Caviezel
  • Chris Cerrone
  • Vernon Ross
  • Christina Canters


  • “If you expose yourself to a new normal, it’ll change you.”
  • “The best, most successful people think in a mindset of abundance.”
  • “If you want to make a million dollars, help a million people.”
  • “If you have ten ideas, see one of them through to completion.”
  • “You don’t have to be across the finish line to help someone else.”
  • “Success is not hating what I do every single day.”

Check Out:

Ellory Wells The Empowered Podcast From Scarcity to Abundance

Ellory Wells The Empowered Podcast


Episode 107: Why You Shouldn’t Chase Squirrels | Matt Wilson from Under30Experiences

Matt Wilson from Under30CEO and Under30Experiences discusses the importance of not chasing squirrels

Matt Wilson

Entrepreneurs often spread themselves too thin and Matt Wilson shares how that was one of his biggest mistakes.  Learn why you shouldn’t chase squirrels in Episode 107 of the Defining Success Podcast.

At 28 years old, Matt’s been able to do some pretty remarkable things including running a successful business, traveling the globe, and interviewing Donald Trump.

Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30CEO.

After two years traveling and working from his laptop, Matt’s official title became Adventurer in Residence, heading up Under30Media’s travel company Under30Experiences.

If Matt is around he will be easy to spot as his long luxurious hair is generally flowing freely in the breeze.

Matt Wilson is the founder of Under30CEO and is now in charge of the Under 30 Experiences.

Matt got started in business at an early age by creating his first lemonade stand at about five years old.

Once Matt graduated college and was looking to secure some venture capital for his business.

Since 2008, Under30CEO has been blogging regularly including interviews with some of the most influential people in business.

The first thing you should check out is the Getting Started page on Under30CEO if you were to visit their website.

And don’t chase squirrels

Under30Experiences is connected with Under30CEO, but is focusing on traveling to great places all over the globe.  Some trips have been to Bali, Iceland, Ireland, Nicaragua, and other places.  These excursions last between 5 and 7 days.

Matt Wilson Under30CEO Under30Experiences

Matt Wilson


  • Jared O’Toole
  • Donald Trump

Success Quotes:

  • “Every expectation in my life has probably come out different.”
  • “Success is defined by the individual.”

Learn More:

Matt Wilson from Under30Experiences on the Defining Success Podcast talking with Zeb Welborn on the Defining Success Podcast

Matt Wilson



Episode 106: Capitalizing on Great Ideas | David Frood from The Thinking Corporation

In Episode 106 of the Defining Success Podcast, David Frood discusses capitalizing on great ideas.  David is behind The Thinking Corporation which advocates creating a system whereby employees and others can bring ideas to corporations for the benefit of all involved.  Learn how you can start capitalizing on great ideas in your organization.

David Frood developed The Thinking Corporation corporate innovation program. He worked for sixteen years as a consultant to medium and large businesses, initially with an international sales consulting firm, then as a freelancer.

David Frood from The Thinking Corporation Capitalizing on Great Ideas

David Frood

His clients include organizations like Hewlett Packard, Qantas, Diageo, Reckitt Benckiser, Cerebos Foods, CommSec and Daikin Air-conditioning. He became a specialist in implementing new sales and marketing processes, changing management, and worker development.

His experience formed the basis for The Thinking Corporation book after observing many highly skilled and knowledgeable people who were frustrated by the boundaries and structure of their employer organizations. Employees would rarely tell their employers about ideas for new products, services or markets to improve existing processes.

It became clear to David, that there is a much better way to manage people and organizations through designing a company that is capable of harnessing the talent from within the ranks.

David Frood started out in accounting and eventually became a sales consultant.  In David’s experience, the biggest problem many corporation has is not talking and listening to employees enough.

Corporations will benefit from becoming a Thinking Corporation because they will increase their profits from the ideas of those connected with the corporation.  The individuals can benefit in a variety of different ways that they work out with their corporations when they sort out the program during the process. They will be capitalizing on great ideas.

Shout Outs:

  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Quantas
  • Diageo
  • Reckit Benckiser
  • Cerebos Foods
  • CommSec
  • Daikin Air-Conditioning

Success Quotes:

  • “Corporations need to recognize that they have genius within the ranks.”
  • “Become aware of the right environment.”
  • “Get to know the genius within the ranks.”
  • “Get the ideas from the genius within and the genius without.”
  • “Success is waking up every day and being happy with what you’re doing.”
The Thinking Corporation Capitalizing on Great Ideas

The Thinking Corporation