Starve the Doubts

Dream Chasing with a Family with Zechariah Newman

October 31, 2014
Starve the Doubts
Dream Chasing with a Family with Zechariah Newman
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Starve the Doubts
Dream Chasing with a Family with Zechariah Newman
Oct 31, 2014
Jared Easley
Show Notes
Zechariah Newman In today’s Starve the Doubts episode, Jared Easley is joined by Kimanzi Constable of kimanziconstable.com, as they interview Zechariah Newman, a husband, father, an entrepreneur, writer, coach, and speaker. His website zechariahnewman.com is focused on teaching a faith-based approach to chasing your dreams. Based in southern Oregon, Zech is living out his dreams of writing, coaching, and speaking without compromising his relationship with his adorable wife and three kids. His book Dreams That Last: Building a Rock Solid Foundation to Pursuing Dreams with a Family talks about real life failures, defeats, victory, and chasing your dream the right way. In this episode, you’ll learn about: Dream chasing with your family The tension between where we are and where we want to be When he realized what his dream was Zech’s defining moments that helped him realize his dreams Getting an email from his reader who contemplated suicide The struggles he encountered while pursuing his dreams Investing in a coach Critiquing and sacrificing in chasing your dreams The importance of cutting out some things What new Zech would say to his old self Starving the doubts on a daily basis Being intentional with your family while chasing your dreams The power of dreaming together with your family Items mentioned: Zech’s entrepreneurial journey: Started his entrepreneurial journey when he bought his first pizza restaurant in 2004 Started in the pizza restaurant business (that his parents owned) at 6 years old washing dishes What’s simple is not easy Cultivating the middle ground where success comes from His wife has a site called Mom Tip of the Week Dating your husband Dating your children Spending along time with God every morning His journey of realizing his dream of writing, coaching, and speaking Being afraid of rejection Writing his thoughts out in the beginning Doing blogging full time for a year now Figuring how to make everything organized The defining moments for Zech to continue the process: His dream wasn’t going to complete him - checking his priorities Getting an email from someone who was contemplating suicide Hiring a coach Being able to play a part in restoring another person’s life Gratitude for the blessings you currently have The struggles while pursuing his dreams: Wasted time What to do next Encouragement The need to shine light on his own inadequacies Investing in a coach Dream chasing with your family Open communication with your spouse Critiquing is not hating your dream The things you need to sacrifice What the new Zech would tell the old Zech: Stop wasting time and energy on things outside of your control Being family-oriented while chasing your dreams: Lay down your dreams and just spend time with your family Stop whatever you’re doing and be with your family Dream together Connect with Zech on www.zechariahnewman.com and send him an email thru zechariahnewman@gmail.com and he’ll be glad to answer your questions. Zech’s final thoughts for the listeners: “Connect with your wife, what’s your dream… it will reconnect you with why your family is so crucial in the process, the why of everything.”

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