032: Hal Elrod on Beating Cancer, Building a Community, & How Financial Advisors Can Create a Miracle Morning Routine

032: Hal Elrod on Beating Cancer, Building a Community, & How Financial Advisors Can Create a Miracle Morning Routine


In this conversation, I finally get the chance to sit down with a special guest and buddy of mine, Hal Elrod. He’s one of the most inspiring keynote speakers in the world, creator of one of the fastest growing online Facebook communities on the web, and author of the bestselling book series—The Miracle Morning. For those of you who don’t already know Hal’s story, The Miracle Morning was his answer to overcoming a life changing event that happened when he was just 20 years old. His car was hit head on by a drunk driver and he was pronounced dead for 6 minutes, broke 11 bones and was told by doctors that he’d never walk again. (Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up)

As if that wasn’t enough for one guy to overcome in a lifetime, just about a year ago, actually a week before we were scheduled to originally have this conversation, Hal took a trip to the doctor after waking up in the middle of the night and struggling to catch his breath… he was again rocked with life changing news. He had a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Hal and I go deep into what he’s faced over the last year, in his words “the most difficult year of his life”… fortunately this story does have a happy ending as Hal recently found out from his doctors, he’s now cancer free.

What I love about this conversation most is the way Hal dealt with his diagnosis. This is the same mindset Hal’s used to help people all around the world achieve their full potential, one morning at a time. And today is no different. Hal shares some incredible advice that I know all you advisors out there can learn from… So get ready for the level of energy Hal brings to this conversation as this is a fast paced, content packed episode.


Here are a just a handful of the things that you’ll learn:
  • The single most important philosophy you can adopt to unlock your full potential and overcome any adversity that life throws in your direction.
  • The Miracle Morning framework that outlines the 6 most powerful and proven personal development practices in history—S.A.V.E.R.S
  • Discover the 5-step snooze proof wake up strategy that will allow you—the busy financial advisor—to beat the daily insanity and start your day off right!  
  • The secret ingredient to writing a book that will maximize your impact and income—this single tactic is what Hal believes turned The Miracle Morning into a global movement that’s being practiced daily by over 500,000 people in 70+ countries.  
  • The key to creating your most productive year ever and achieving your biggest goals in life.


  • [04:48] Hal relives the major health challenges that he’s had to face and the mindset he’s adopted to overcome life’s biggest adversities.
  • [11:15] Hal’s advice for anyone battling cancer and the single best resource he would recommend.
  • [14:14] Are you resisting your reality? Discover “The Five Minute Rule” so you can mitigate emotional pain and suffering and handle life’s uncontrollable circumstances like a pro!
  • [25:11] The story of how The Miracle Morning was born and the S.A.V.E.R.S methodology that will completely transform your life.
  • [39:00] As a financial advisor, learn how you can create your own Miracle Morning routine—even if you don’t consider yourself a “morning person.”
  • [41:26] Discover the 5-step snooze proof wake up strategy—including how to use bedtime affirmations to reprogram your subconscious mind!
  • [49:18 Learn how to write a book that not only shift’s the way people think, but changes their behavior and makes you a fortune in the process.
  • [01:00:00] How to make a sale with “The Emotional Roller Coaster Close—imagine… a sales tactic that actually demonstrates empathy with the buyer 😉
  • [1:04:52] What percent of people who read your book are opting in to your email list? Hal shares the methodology that lands him 80% opt-in rates.
  • [1:08:50] Hal discusses the upcoming Miracle Morning documentary and the amazing transformations that have taken place in people’s lives.
  • [1:11:07] Find out why you should join the Best Year Ever Blueprint event happening in San Diego Nov 17, 18 and 19.
  • [1:14:50] How did Hal tap into the minds of some of the most influential thought leaders of our time to turn one book into an entire series that’s absolutely crushing it!  
  • [1:22:08] Find out what book has made the biggest impact on Hal’s life.
  • [1:23:24] The first person Hal thinks of when he hears the word ‘successful’ and why—his answer may surprise you 🙂
  • [1:28:00] The two most important factors that have led to Hal’s success.


  • Connect with Hal Elrod

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