Episode 172 – Andy Lopata: Just Ask

Episode 172 – Andy Lopata: Just Ask

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio I’m joined by Andy Lopata, a professional speaker, relationships strategist and an author of a few books, of which the newest to be released is called Just Ask – which is what we’re diving into today. We talk all about vulnerability, authenticity, the power of a safe space, and why the simple question of ‘how are you?’ can be so powerful. In fact, you’ll see the transformation of that one question asked at the start compared to later on, and just how it can open up the conversation to another level. 

 

“Understand your purpose in sharing and how you expect it to move you forward.”

Andy Lopata

 

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Timestamps

[00:00] – Intro

[01:59] – Andy’s new book, Just Ask

[05:24] – The evolution of Andy’s writing

[06:34] – The catalyst of his book

[10:00] – Different stories and perspectives

[14:09] – Environmental and gender differences with opening up

[20:00] – Creating a safe space to open up

[21:57] – Asking for help

[25:54] – Sharing your stories with strangers

[28:02] – How are you? No, really, how are you?

[34:00] – The importance of support networks

[36:21] – Struggling as a professional

[39:32] – Authenticity

[41:35] – Fear of professional speaking and confidence

[46:52] – Key take-aways from Andy’s new book

[50:58] – Sharing on social media

[53:03] – Building trust

 

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Akash Vaghela is the Founder of RNT Fitness, where his mission is to see a world where everyone experiences the power of a physical body transformation to act as a vehicle for the greater good in their lives. Akash has produced 200+ blogs, 100+ videos and hosts the RNT Fitness Radio podcast, which has amassed over 110,000 downloads in 90+ countries across 100+ episodes. Alongside this, he's been seen in Men's Health, BBC, T-Nation, Elite FTS and the PTDC, while also regularly speaking nationally and internationally on all things transformation.