Tag Archives: Elements of Success

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22. The 3 DNA Components that Make Up our Success

Values, attitude, and skills.

These three elements play a significant role in our success. 

They’re also encoded in our DNA.

This week, Johnny uncovers how values, attitudes, and skills contribute to our success in life. By using real-life experiences and stories, he reveals easy ways you can start elevating these three components to pave your path towards success and prosperity. 

Johnny discusses:

  • The dragonfly analogy and how it resonates with humans and success
  • The DNA elements we share with dragonflies
  • Values, attitude, and skills: Ways you can grow in these three areas of success 
  • Tips and tricks to increase your skill set regularly 
  • And more!


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21. Improving Your Conversations with the Power of Empathy

In our digital age, communication has become instant. Now, your thoughts and opinions can be shared with countless people all over the world with just the touch of a button.

However, many communicate online without giving much thought to the messages they’re sending. 

This can lead to public conversations and arguments — and can even negatively impact those involved.

This week, Johnny shares a must-know story that illustrates another side of some very real problems we face today. Stay tuned for the moral of this story to discover how you can think twice before hitting the ‘post’ button next time you witness something unsavory online. 

Johnny discusses:

  • Ways to increase your communication skills and make better connections
  • Why you shouldn’t waste your time arguing with people who don’t care about the truth
  • The definition of empathy 
  • How the pandemic has changed people’s perspective 
  • Tips and tricks to increase worthy social media interactions
  • And more!

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19. Stamina

Many people experience a moment when trying to accomplish a goal where the thing they’re working towards suddenly seems too far out of reach and quitting seems like the easiest option.

Unfortunately, this mindset hinders us from accomplishing those rewarding goals that we should be striving towards for self-improvement. 

In this episode, Johnny navigates stamina and how it relates to your life and success. As another element of success, Johnny explains how stamina relates to the actions you can take every day and how it can help you reach the milestones you’re dreaming of. 

After this podcast, you will feel rejuvenated and inspired to take on your biggest challenges with a new sense of encouragement!

Johnny discusses:

  • The mental vs physical aspects of stamina 
  • How stamina helps him complete a 100 mile bicycle ride every year
  • The value you can get out of stamina 
  • Why physical reminders can help increase your stamina throughout the toughest times 
  • The real reason people quit trying new goals 
  • His son’s personal relationship with stamina and football 
  • And more


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Episode 7- Sometimes Sacrifice Leads to Success – With Matthew Benson

We all make sacrifices – whether professionally or personally.

What role do our sacrifices play in our success?

In this episode, Johnny Dawson and Aric Johnson are joined by Matthew Benson, CEO and founder of eFuse. Matthew reveals the role of sacrifice in business and in life. Discover how gaming has evolved and the sacrifices involved in utilizing it to further education and business.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The role of personal sacrifice
  • How personal skills can benefit others
  • How gaming has evolved as an industry
  • How gaming can provide opportunities for education
  • And more!

Play this episode of The Elements Of Success as Matthew Benson, CEO and founder of eFuse, reveals the role of sacrifice within success.

Resources: YouTube | Johnny Dawson on Tik Tok | Matthew Benson  | eFuse

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Episode 6 – Resilience – With Borah Dawson

After undergoing brain surgery, Borah Dawson was told that she might be able to walk again after six to ten months. 

Borah started walking four to six weeks later. 

In this episode, Borah is back with Johnny Dawson to discuss the element of resilience. Together, they highlight how the ability to recover quickly from life’s difficulties can enhance your successes — just like it has during Borah’s post-surgery journey.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How resilience played into Borah’s post-surgery experience
  • Where Borah found the motivation to attend rehab and start walking again  
  • Why it’s easy to blame someone or something for a particular life event  
  • The importance of allowing yourself to feel negative emotions 
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover how resilience guided Borah’s path to recovery!

Resources: Episode 5 – Perseverance | YouTube | Johnny Dawson on TikTok 

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Episode 5 – Perseverance – With Borah Dawson

One word that describes Borah Dawson, who has raised a child as a single mother, been a business owner, and survived a brain tumor, is perseverance.

In this episode, Johnny Dawson sits down with Borah to explore the real power of perseverance in the face of life’s ups and downs. Together, they discuss how this trait has helped their family in multiple situations, especially with Borah’s brain tumor diagnosis.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Borah’s initial reaction to her brain tumor diagnosis 
  • How Johnny and Borah guided their children throughout Borah’s surgery and recovery  
  • The importance of a strong support system during challenging times
  • Borah’s experience with a temporary facial paralysis 
  • And more!

Join Johnny and Borah now to learn how perseverance and faith have guided their path towards Borah’s successful brain tumor surgery and recovery! 

Resources:  YouTube | Johnny Dawson on Tik Tok

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Episode 4 – Defining Success

While success means something different to everyone, at the core of success, we all share a common vision. 

In this episode of The Elements of Success, join Johnny Dawson as he explores the true meaning of success. Johnny also discusses how simple things, such as setting goals and creating time, can lead you to become more prosperous in all areas of life. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why success is not about materialistic nor luxurious items 
  • How Johnny’s experiences frame his idea of success
  • What to do if you’re struggling to find more time 
  • How a coach or mentor can help you build prosperity 
  • And more!

Tune in now as Johnny draws from his experiences to explain the elements that allowed him to find success in his personal and professional life! 

Resources:  YouTube | Johnny Dawson on Tik Tok 

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Episode 3 — Evolution

Bruce Lee once said, “Be water, my friend.”

Why? Because water has the ability to evolve and adapt based on its environment. 

Johnny Dawson believes that if we, too, can be as adaptable as water, then we can learn how to maximize our environments to evolve into better versions of ourselves.

In this episode, join Johnny as he explores the concept of evolution. He highlights the different ways we have evolved over the years and discusses how these changes have impacted us on both a personal and social level.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Johnny’s insight on evolution, and why he resonates with Bruce Lee’s “water” analogy 
  • How the evolution of technology has impacted our lives
  • The transformation of social media platforms: How they shape success
  • Five reasons people don’t want others to succeed 
  • And more!

Tune in now and discover the power of evolution as one of your elements of success!

Resources:  YouTube | Johnny Dawson on Tik Tok 

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Episode 2 – Fear

Whether it’s a fear of failure or fear of pain, we all experience fear in our lives.

But how can we harness this feeling of fear to drive us towards the success we seek?

In this episode, Johnny Dawson introduces fear as one of the elements of success. Drawing from his life experience to illustrate the paralyzing power of fear, Johnny uncovers a key way you can overcome your fears to help you find your drive to thrive.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How fear can hinder you — personally and professionally
  • Johnny’s most memorable experience with fear and how he overcame it
  • Why you should consider your “why” when thinking about your fears 
  • How to flip your fear on its head
  • And more!

Join Johnny now to explore the concept of fear and how you can use it to thrive in the face of adversity! 

Resources:  Johnny Dawson

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Episode 1 – Introducing The Elements of Success

We all have a story to tell. What’s yours?

Believe it or not, all the stories, skills, and experiences we have play a major role in shaping us into who we are today — and who we can become tomorrow. 

Today, Johnny Dawson welcomes you to The Elements of Success podcast. This is a show that brings people and success stories together to explore the traits that will break down the barriers between you and success.

In this inaugural episode, Johnny Dawson draws from his personal experiences to highlight how he found his elements of success — and why he wants to help you discover yours, too.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The experiences and adversities Johnny faced that helped shape him into who he is today
  • How sharing our stories can help us build off one another to better ourselves
  • The valuable lessons Johnny learned from his stepfather and the Marine Corps
  • What’s to come in The Elements of Success podcast
  • And more!

Tune in now and get started on your journey towards discovering your elements of success!

Resources:  Capstone Wealth Advisors | Johnny Dawson