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#200: The Top 5 Roadblocks to Starting Your Business


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

Have you been promising yourself that you would start a business of your own “someday”? Or have you started a business already, and everything seems to be going against you?

In this episode:

  • We discuss the virtues of “Christian Selfishness”.
  • A foolproof method for not breaking your diet resolutions this year.
  • ​And of course, those 5 pesky roadblocks to starting your own business.
  • ​All this, plus our never-ending quest for Truth, Justice, and the American Way…

Spiritual Foundations

On Christian Selfishness

“Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews [12:12]

We do things for God out of the profit motive. To be happy.

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” – John Piper

“The glory of god is Man fully alive”. – St Iraneus

Figure out what makes you truly happy and fully alive, and go after it in God’s name!

Tip Of the Week

The #1 Way To Avoid Busting Your Diet In The New Year

This is guaranteed to work, 100% of the time, and I guarantee less than 10% of our listeners will do it.

Spend your eating on paper first. Make a list of everything you will eat in a month.

Throw everything else out. In the trash. Right now. Today. Don’t replace it.

Feature Presentation

Everything you believe about why you can’t start a business is a lie. Your biggest hurdle to getting started is… your thinking. You have a thinking problem.

Anyone can start a business with a lot less stress and difficulty, by simply eliminating these 5 mental roadblocks in their thinking (I spell these out in the episode – listen to the podcast episode.)

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Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


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