Personal Upgrade

The different Approach to Self Discovery and Enhanced Abilities using the Alpha Dude System

February 23rd, 2020    

Double Feature: Grow where you are planted AND Free yourself from Self Slavery

If you're not growing your dying right? Yet so many of us feel the need to conquer the world before conquering ourselves.

This episode will focus on the fix: 

1) Start Growing 


2) Grow the Right way.

Let's begin.

Our coaches are back! This week we welcome speaker, writer and coach Lori Beard.

Lori Beard Coaching

February 16th, 2020    

Red Pill VS Blue Pill. What it really means, the Journey to Truth.

Neo : What are you trying to tell me? That I can dodge bullets? ... You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes ... (from the Matrix.)

There is much discussion about red and blue pills, and between pseudo self help, pop culture, viagra, left and right wing politics, becoming 'woke' and waking up it has basically lost its true meaning. 

When you take the red pill, it is the step of pursuing truth. The truth is not always pleasing to hear, so we often gather teachers to please our itching ears instead. If you are ready, let us begin.


February 10th, 2020    

Persuade, Motivate and Influence

In this episode we will unpack the incredible tool that has an extensive evidence base which supports its use.

Used for self change, on others, family and social dynamics. Once you understand what Influence really is, you can then motivate or persuade others in the most ethical and effective manner.

February 1st, 2020    

Master your Memory - Long term Recall in the short term.

You must have heard or read something about memory and hacks to improve your memory. After seeing someone memorise large lists effortlessly you may try their techniques only to find that it does require more effort than you thought. 

There are two options: be flooded by information on how to master your memory or spend a few minutes listening to the show, then the same time practicing and you will be infinitely better off.


January 25th, 2020    

Social Anxiety - THE Solution feat. Move from Failure to Success

Imagine if you could overcome social anxiety? You don't suffer this affliction? Think again! It's a spectrum and we all experience it at times, which severely limits us in multiple areas of our lives.

Overcoming it it Easy!

The solution is discussed in the podcast or better yet the book:


(Free on Kindle unlimited or .99c if regular)


Once you overcome this you are on the road to success, this is something our guest Chris Hunter knows a lot a bout and is on to talk about his journey.

Chris Hunter


January 19th, 2020    

Quantum Psychology - Newtons 3 Laws of (E)Motion

Welcome to the science of Psychology.

In this episode we examine Newtons 3 laws of motion, as it applies to emotions.

Simple, short and profound. Enjoy.

January 11th, 2020    

What to do when… INTERRUPTIONS!

So you know verbal self defence - GREAT!

You even know physical self defence - AWESOME!

Now you are talking and your abruptly interrupted now what? Following on from the Verbal Self Defence episode we examine:

- How to deal with interruptions

- How to deal with Hecklers

and of course the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of both approaches.

Short and Succinct.

January 5th, 2020    

Verbal and Social Self Defence featuring The Leadership Phalanx

Welcome 2020!
With a new year comes new opportunities, and unfortunately the potential for others to abuse your good nature, this episode will safeguard you from this endemic problem.
Remember: If you don't stand up for yourself, you are telling others and yourself that you are worth-less. So let's stand up, in a dignified, savy and effective manner.
Our coach will be Earl Breon - Speaker, Coach, and Mentor, in this edition he will share his amazing back story from humble beginnings to developing the Leadership Phalanx.

Earl Breon

The Leadership Phalanx


December 31st, 2019    

My Martial Arts Journey (as it runs parallel to) My Personal Development Journey


I hope you had an amazing Christmas and wish you all the very best for 2020!


This episode is in response to some of the listeners I interact with about martial arts, it unpacks my martial arts journey, which runs in parallel to my personal development journey.


You may hear people say, “If I can do it – then anyone can…”


In my case I really mean it, coming from the worst athletic background ever, to where I am today


  • Rather than impress you - I want to impress upon you that you really can do it, even if objectively speaking you are pathetic physically, because I was probably worse than you were!

PS: Update - Something I’m not sure I mentioned in my recording was that I finally passed the arduous 2nd Dan Black belt testing in 2019, along with going up a grade in Jujitsu, all while focusing mostly on boxing. Please comment or message me if maybe Martial Arts is part of your 2020 plans and / or what your 2019 achievements were?


December 21st, 2019    

The Philosophy to Change Everything - (side effects include integrity and alignment). Feat Find your Courage.

This episode will go through my personal philosophy in life, which will be a slight change from the focus on psychology. I hope this is useful as you prepare for the new year.

Once you aligned and live with integrity, life is actually fulfilling, and the struggle starts to fade...

Joining us is our Guest Sharon, to discuss Courage.

Sharon Koenig, CPLC
Fearless Pursuits, LLC
"Be fearless in building the business AND life that lights you up!"
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December 15th, 2019    

The Recipe for Success VS The Recipe for Happiness

Success = Happy?

Sometimes - yet why are there numerous examples of happy people who aren't successful (e.g. the happy homeless man) vs the successful person who isn't happy (e.g. suicidal celebrities.)

The fact is that these two paths may influence each other - however the strategy for each is unique to itself. 

In this episode we will explore success, happiness and how to pursue them effectively so you can have your cake and eat it too.

Joining us is Janet Mohapi-Bank - Coach, Speaker, Mentor and Amazon Number 1 International Best Selling Author, who will explore how she developed her own 'Habits for Happiness.'


December 7th, 2019    

Deal with Anxiety

Real Anxiety is... crippling.

Everything is harder than it should be, logic wont overcome it and any emotional appeals to address it are often negative or even worse - destructive.

What would it be like if you could take anxiety head on and handle it properly? This episode explores the concept, and even if you have minor stress in your life, it can be utilised in these settings too.

Now, what if your childhood was ripped away from you. You wake to your mum being beaten to a pulp right before your eyes? WELCOME back our guests starting this week, beginning with Erik Allen, who actually went through this experience and many more, and managed to come out on top.

Erik Allen
Top Rated MMA - Owner

December 1st, 2019    

Master Course - Habits and Routines Upgrade for 2020

Ask any high achiever what their secret is, statistically most include some variation of habits and routines. 

By doing this right you can be sure that it will have a massive impact on all areas of your life:

- Get your Blackbelt

- Become a Lawyer

- Earn a million dollars

Each thing you want to achieve is largely predicated on it.

BTW - Don't forget to flip it and kill the bad habits too!


November 23rd, 2019    

Understand Everything - Master Anything

10,000 hours to Mastery? What if you wasted your time mastering a skill you hate?

What if you wasted your time exploring - yet mastered nothing?

This episode is the antidote. 

There are so much amazing possibilities in the world, and all you have to do is to learn the blueprint to take advantage of it all.

One of the Four A's of the Alpha Dude System is examined in this episode, get the cake and eat it. Experience limitless, and enjoy the limitless satisfaction of mastery too.


November 17th, 2019    

SHOUT your message so others will listen. Share your voice.

Do you have a message that you need to share with others?

What changes could others expect from your message?

Importantly, HOW can you get your message out.

This episode will show you step by step how to achieve  all of the above. Make sure you know your stuff, you are ready for the journey and you have the right tools. Then the adventure begins.

November 10th, 2019    

The WRONG question - The RIGHT answer

What if you could not fail? Hmmm sound so full of potential, but questions like this will harm you instead of help if you haven't got the right order.

Put the Horse before the Cart, tune in to see what I mean... 

November 2nd, 2019    

Social Experiments BONUS Masterclass

Are you bored?

Do you lack social skills?

Do you want to level up wherever you are?

Let's do all of the above - have fun, learn, and grown - all while developing a great story to tell with it afterwards!

Guaranteed to shake up your life, enter if you dare.

Afterwards we have Wassim back to present a Masterclass on something you shouldn't experiment with - your wife and family.


Life Mastery Call Booking -

Free E-Book - Man Decoded Secrets BlackBook: The Underground BlackBook "They Don't Want You To Know About!"

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October 27th, 2019    

Setting your mind right. The secret to defeating all negativity - even the BAD like sexual abuse…

The opposite of negative is ________?

When you focus on this, everything gets better, but is it really that easy? In this episode we make it easy, with one simple method.

Following this we have our guest on Coach Rachel Grant, who is on to discuss:

Taking Charge of Your Trauma Brain - Healing Sexual Abuse

Rachel Grant, M.A. Counseling Psychology
Sexual Abuse Recovery Coach

October 20th, 2019    

Parenting made easy. Use psychology to bring out the best in your kids.

Parenting, the final frontier?

Seriously, no one really knows what they are doing, every generation has their own ideas and ultimately the short comings are evident as the child becomes an adult.

With so much conflicting information what should you do?

In this episode we explore parenting from first principles, utilising psychology and being intentional in the process so that you wont get surprised with the results.

To help us we bring back Jeremy Roadruck, who now runs his own parenting podcast.

October 13th, 2019    

EXPERIENCE beats Material Things - Incorporate this into your Goals and are you on target for the end of 2019?

It's nearly the end of 2019 - how are you doing?

Are you on target for your goals, and more importantly, are they goals that:

a) Have fulfilled you?


b) Will fulfil you?

In this episode we go over:


My Progress (as per your request)

Next level Goals

Experience and Goals that matter.

Then we have our guest:

Audrey from Podchix - who is here to teach "Stop chasing the dollar!"

October 6th, 2019    

Extreme NLP Framing Level 2.0

Question - What is the difference between beautiful and dreary scenery?

Answer - The focus, and how do we achieve such focus?

Answer - Focus on what you want to the exclusion of everything else! 

Photographers do this when they take photos then put a frame around it, we do this daily consciously or unconsciously.

Be international and make your neurology work for you.

Kacie is on as our guest Coach today - the coach who has a heart for helping. Kacie is available on Facebook:

Kacie Steinmetz - Relationship Coach and Natural Wellness Champion


September 30th, 2019    

Next level Anchoring, UPW #2 and Happy International Podcasting Day!

EXTRA episode to celebrate international podcasting day...

Take anchoring to the next level, then we are joined by our guest Kim Brown.


September 29th, 2019    

Unleash Your Power Within. Transform in four days.

The UPW episode!

Featuring coaches and attendees from the conference, unpacking the event and more. Everything you ever need to know about attending a Tony Robbins event - including a breakdown of the psychology behind it all.


Robert Elliott

Relilient Sales & Accountability Coaching


Wassim Dabboussi

Topic: How UPW and immersing myself in personal development saved my marriage and family!Wassim

Life Mastery Call Booking -

Free E-Book - Man Decoded Secrets BlackBook: The Underground BlackBook "They Don't Want You To Know About!"

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September 22nd, 2019    

Meeting Tony Robbins, The 7 habits and 6 human needs

When models are created they facilitate learning if they are put together in a systematic diagrammatic fashion.

On this Episode we will Examine:

Tony Robins and the 6 human needs

Steven Covey and the 7 habits

and the Personal Upgrade Model.

So what about Tony? Well this episode is prerecorded, and if you download it when it comes out chances are I will be with him @ UPW. Will unpack this further next week.

September 15th, 2019    

The questions that drive us all

By examining our lives we can be intentional with our time, the secret is in the questions, then the answers will take care of themselves.

BUT if you ask yourself a question like:

What is good about my situation? 

- (which is a great question) - if you are depressed then the answers will vary greatly from the answers you give when you are resourceful.

SO - get those perceptual filters and make it count.

Joining us today is Clair Pyle with the message - Left Standing

In examining her life she discovered when examining the turning points in life:

the lowest point of our life can lead to the most significant turning point in our life!

Facebook page – ClairPyleLifeCoach

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September 9th, 2019    

You may make them, but break them and suffer the consequence


By Dictating what we can and cant do we are both liberated and trapped. Work out what category we are dealing with, is the rule malleable and what the alternative could be.

You should be living an amazing life - are you?

Now let's flip it - what does failure mean to you? Here to help us is Paul:

Paul is the Founder and Creator of the Podcast My Perfect Failure.  The Podcast that believes our Failures are a vital ingredient for our future successes.   Although the subject is about Failure, My Perfect Failure takes a refreshingly positive spin on this subject leaving his audience with an abundance of tips, tricks and tools they can easily introduce into their everyday lives.  Paul speaks to experts on this subject and also those who reveal how their failures have been critical to their success.

Away from Podcasting Paul is an  experienced Digital Advertising Professional in London where he has worked for many of the Leading  U.K. Publishers  and more recently Paul has transitioned away from Publishers to working in the Digital Tech space.

When Paul isn’t working on My Perfect Failure he likes to hang out with family and friends, hit the gym and listen to music.

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August 31st, 2019    

Trust, Skepticism and the Antedote

Advertisements, Click bait, Marketing Departments... Welcome to 2019

If you haven't learnt to protect yourself by becoming skeptical, you will fall for anything, yet it often works against you.

In this episode we examine this phenomenon, and how to overcome the part that limits you.

Once you learn to trust yourself, you can then move onto actually liking yourself and from this place you are able to fulfil your potential.

Here is Laura Morrice


August 26th, 2019    

Your Own Personal Security Guard

A Guard protects something important.

Special things need protection as it equates importance with worth and value. So tell me – are you important? 

Of course you are, now let's protect.


Our scheduled guest backed out last minute guys (sorry) hope you enjoy the episode.

August 18th, 2019    

Escape Prison… Using modern psychology.

Escape Prison… Using modern psychology.

Decisions dictate our life, be it good or bad.

The double edge of the same knife cuts deep, so intentionality counts, please take the steps outlined in this episode introspectively and discern its value.

Re: the title - Escape Prison… Using modern psychology.

Albeit I am talking about the mental prison we lock ourselves in, our next guest John Henderson is on to discuss how he used psychology to escape his mental prison which lead eventually to him actually leaving the physical prison he was in. 

Our Guest:

John Henderson, a speaker, top 10 Amazon bestselling author, and occasional blogger. He went from high school dropout to college professor. He also rode to work every day on a rope, attached to the bottom of a helicopter for six months, in Hawaii. He has spoken all across the country and has built a multi-million dollar business in the process. You can connect with John at the following places.



August 11th, 2019    

Installing your adjustable perceptual lens to change your reality.

Here are your magic perceptual filters, once you install them you should be able to largely adjust the lenses to filter out the negative, when you want to have a good time or perhaps transition to the curiosity filter to master a subject when studying something of interest.

These glasses are fun and adjust the flow of your life, yet in reality its all about the decisions we make so hopefully the change in filters help you make the right decisions where they count…

Speaking of big decisions, like family our next guest Isabel is on to discuss her major choice NOT to have children. Although for myself and countless others children are perhaps the greatest part of life, there are those who have another mission. Here is Isabel Firecracker.

Isabel Firecracker

August 4th, 2019    

The power of your mind feat. 3 x BONUS

Here is the 3:

1) The Power of your mind

Psychology is all about how we interpret the world, and it's important to unpack the tools we use to receive the data before interpreting.

Understanding this as a two step process is pertinent because then we can understand at the deepest level THAT EXTERNAL EVENTS DON’T AUTOMATICALLY CAUSE THE INTERNAL ONES, it’s the interpretation of it, and this episode will explore this component.

2) FREE Illustrated Book offer - limited time.

FREE ILLUSTRATED BOOK - "Attract Love and Repel Hate" August 10th and 11th 2019 Only.
This illustrated guide can be digested in less than an hour - come learn this unique tool which is game changing!
For next weekend only (August 10th and 11th) it will be available completely Free! Please check it out and if you do like it, it would really mean a lot if you could write a very short review @ the kindle store.
This is the second work by Michael Pulser, who's first book 'Personal Upgrade' went to #1 thanks in large part to those who bought or downloaded it.
Have a great day!
US Link below, otherwise go to Amazon and search 'Attract Love Repel Hate"
3) International Guest, from Singapore Rayson Choo, is on to share his inspirational journey of overcoming, personal growth and what you can do to change your life as well.
Rayson Choo#Raygacy 
Host of The Raygacy Show
Transformation Catalyst
👑Create your Legacy from within.

July 27th, 2019    

Overcome Depression and get back on your feet.

Depression is beyond sadness, yet there is hope and many have overcome this and went on to live amazing lives of fulfilment.

To do this you need to understand what the issue it, how we got there in the first place, then you can:

1) Move from the depth of despair


2) When you are out of the hole, start to build a castle!

Clinical depression is serious and if you suffer from this then please reach out to a professional. This type of material is aimed at (point #2) however as long as you are getting the help you need it may assist you as you work out of the hole.

Here to help is Becky, who not only teaches a wonderful message, but also has an amazing story on how she overcame the worst.

Becky Scheliga


July 21st, 2019    

How I beat Bruce Lee.

Sounds like click bait I know, but once you listen to the episode you'll understand the true story.

Using this powerful change technology you can perform at your highest level yet. As always we bring on guest and expert, this time:

Altovise Pelzer who is a Best-Selling Author, Professional Speaker, Live Streamer, Life Coach and founder of the World Voice League. She will share her story and how she was able to overcome extreme adversary.

Wherever you are, you can move forward.

Altovise Pelzer #SpeakEasy Podcast =>

July 13th, 2019    

Destroy Stress - Level 2.0

Last episode we built the foundations for dealing with stress, now let's go even deeper!

Once you master this, stress can actually help! It can help you accomplish tasks more efficiently and even boost memory. Then it can be utilised as the vital warning system it was made for, producing the fight-or-flight response for real life emergencies.

Next we move beyond coping and onto thriving and this is where we meet out next guest Trevor Oldman who at 22 years old has built his own online business up and not let stress get in his way.

July 7th, 2019    

How to Overcome Stress

Stress is the body's way of responding to pressures.

In this episode we set up the foundations for dealing with stress. In Part 2 - next week we will go even deeper and look at the issue from all angles, then with clarity and confidence you can move forward without being hindered by this negative emotion.

Want to upgrade?

July 2nd, 2019    

Brief Announcement - feat. Paradigm Shift

Short update <5mins, normal programming resumes on the weekend. 


June 29th, 2019    

Hack your reality. Three things to do right now to change everything.

This episode is a life hacking one, 3 things you can do to make drastic positive change. Done in the right way and by being intentional, it changes everything.

Our next speaker is a coach who is here to share his stories and tips on personal development.

Chris Waterguy

June 23rd, 2019    

The huntsman technique. Stalk your prize and set up traps.

Imagine if you were able to set up a mental process where you could automatically:

1) Never be walked on again

2) Always react the right way

Allowing you to focus on your goals. If this sounds beneficial, then this episode is for you! We also bring on Bill from Strokecast to show how you you can stay on tract even if you have a set back, and Bill had a CVA.

June 15th, 2019    

Time. Life is so short. What if you get your 70 years, and what if you don’t?

Worldwide the average lifespan in 71.5 years. Yet, what if you or a loved one is a statistical deviation and you aren't promised the seven decades?

In this episode we will examine time, its properties, how you can make the most of the time you have. Then we bring on the amazing Guest Tanya Kraisingr, who shows how she overcame personal tragedy with the loss of her husband, trained Kung Fu in Shaolin and so much more.

Tanya Kraisingr


June 10th, 2019    

Truth and how to Fight for it

If you lie to yourself, then everything else is lost, if you know it to be truth there is everything to gain in the fight for it.

Jeremy is on to discuss his Journey from the struggles he faced, to embracing his truth and the fight behind it all. Kung Fu and all.

Jeremy Roadruck


June 2nd, 2019    

How to develop Resilience, from Prison to Freedom to Success

While resilience will help you to overcome all things, it must be remembered that you can come back from wherever you are, and our next guest is here to share with us his story on overcoming drug addiction, going through jail time then onto being highly successful.

BUT before we go there I would like to again thanks those who have got a copy of the new ‘Personal Upgrade book’ , and if you liked it, I would really appreciate your review at amazon.

I would also like to encourage those of you who haven’t reached out - to flick me an email. I communicate with many listeners already, but I know for so many others its a one way dialogue, so if you have any questions or comments let me know @

Thanks to those who sent their condolences to the loss of Big Al, he was truely I great guy.

Our Guest is Ben Swicegood

May 26th, 2019    

MY best friend died, Regrets. Freedom and Meaning with Dr. Sean McDowell

This episode is dedicated to one of my best mates 'Big Al' who died recently, unexpectedly before he even turned 40 years old.

In this show I discuss:

My Friendship

My Deepest Regret

and share the message with you, that was made for him.

We are joined by Dr Sean McDowell, famed author and teacher to help with this journey. A rather personal podcast, next week normal programming will return, in the meantime let me know what you though about this episode.

Sean McDowell (PhD)


May 19th, 2019    

Cure boredom, arrogance and shyness. BONUS Hypnosis session

When we were children we had many magical abilities that we seem to have lost today. As we grow up we loose both this skill and many childish habits. 

Once we learn what this skill is and how to get it back, suddenly life takes on a new meaning and a myriad of problems are overcome. Some people advise going back to their child state but it brings up drama or childish ways. This focuses on only pulling the good back.

At the end we conclude with a BONUS hypnosis session, to be done only when you can give it your undivided attention.


May 13th, 2019    

Courageous Like Captain America. Featuring Special Announcement.

When you see someone stand up despite being scared it speaks to us at our deepest core. Courage, perhaps one of the greatest traits, like a diamond it is equally rare. In this episode we examine what it takes to be courageous.

This is followed by a special announcement...


May 5th, 2019    

Who am I? My story.

If you have heard me talk about psychology, alpha males and being true to your self, at some point you may wonder - "Who is this guy?" +/- "What's his story?"

This episode is in response to those who have asked for some of my background, along with some of the challenges I've faced and how I have overcome them. This is a stand alone episode so there wont be any guests on this week.

Hope you enjoyed it and if you have any questions please visit my website:



April 28th, 2019    

Overcome addiction

We often try to distract ourselves from life when it becomes too mundane. When the distraction becomes a greater source of joy than life, addiction sets in.

Albeit addiction is a spectrum, this episode lays the groundwork for both the standard model and another unique mode of dealing with addiction.

Prevention is key, and by having a solid purpose we can avoid the potential for the pitfall. Josh Mclean is here to help us with that aspect.

April 22nd, 2019    

Psychological Warfare and Reverse Engineering.

When you learn how and why others attack, you can then intelligently deal with any situation. If you must fight back, you can do so and remain in control and keep the advantage, or if you wish to deflect then you have the option to do this and guide the outcome as you wish as well.

We will explore this using the top down approach, and our Guest from the 'Wading in Podcast' often uses such an approach in analysing various subjects.

Wading In Podcast





April 14th, 2019    

Emotional Alchemy, Creating and Transmuting Emotions

Emotions often control us, unless we take control, this episode explored the fundamentals of controlling one’s emotions (which we will expand on this further in future episodes.) This is a special way to change.

As I mentioned in the very first episode of Personal Upgrade, we live our lives with our loved ones, and if we fail to give this domain the same attention we give to our personal growth, then relationships fail and life gets messy.

Our next expert guest Tyree is on to help those of us who struggle in relationships, and teach how we can make otherwise dead relationships come back to life.

Tyree Wilson

April 8th, 2019    

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, NLP modelling and what we can learn.

Looking at role models like 'The Rock' gives us a reference point into what is possible, and in this episode we examined this process briefly. The purpose of examining these individuals is to inspire us to achieve more, yet we should always remember the simple things in life.

Things like joy and happiness.

This week we bring on Mike, from make time online to discuss his take on happiness and positivity.

March 31st, 2019    

Ladies Only! Personal Upgrade Special to learn the system as it applies to females. Featuring Mindfulness and more with Mariah.

* Regular Programming will resume shortly...

This episode we talk about the Alpha Dude system and how it translates to ladies, to give them the edge when it comes to Personal growth. Mariah then comes on to give her perspective on psychology, females and mindfulness.

Once you see what is transferable between the genders, most aspects are universal and so transferable between the sexes. I would like to thank all the ladies for tuning into the podcast today and urge you to keep listening, as the information in upcoming podcasts are both transferable and enriching, in this unique system you are unlikely to find anywhere else.

Thanks Mariah

Podcast: How do you solve a problem like Mariah?

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