Episode 132: Interview with Travis Sims – 100 LB Weight Loss and Living Life in Harmony
Have you ever had a life changing moment? And then decided to alter the path of your life? This interview with Travis Sims is sure to inspire you to make changes in your life. He has lost over 100 pounds and kept them off by changing the path of his life. As with most of life, it’s not a straight line so he shares more of his story with us.
In This Episode We Talk About:
- The moment Travis knew he had to make a change
- Why he didn’t start his change right away
- How he kept himself accountable
- The challenges to keeping the weight off
- How he changed his life in all areas
- Mud runs – my favorite!
- And MORE
Travis Sims is a Networking Expert, Motivational Speaker, and Thought Leader committed to helping you become a better person, leader, and networker. Travis is a powerful keynote speaker engaging audiences as large as 3,000 people from all over the world in 49 different countries.
Travis began his business story when he started mowing neighbors’ yards, putting up hay, and de-tasseling corn at the age of 12. He opened a successful pressure washing company in his early 20’s that he later sold and it is still in operation today. Travis then spent 10 years of his life as a professional magician. His magic act performed at such elite places as Holiday World, Belterra Casino, The Belle of Louisville, French Lick Resort and Casino, and Headlined at fairs and festivals across the mid-west. He even performed for a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show.
While running his own business Travis found BNI. He had 11 years of his professional career working with and running BNI Central Indiana as the Executive Director, over one of the top BNI Franchises worldwide. He later moved to Minneapolis to help manage the largest BNI Region in the world with over 150 BNI Chapters and over 3000 members.
After spending his entire professional career networking and teaching network marketing Travis saw a huge hole in the open networking community and wanted to make a bigger impact on the world. Accelerated Global Networking was born. As Founder and CEO of Accelerated Global Connections Travis’s mission is to accelerate local business connections in social settings around the world that foster relationships resulting in global opportunities.
He regularly volunteers to give back to the community by working with the March of Dimes, Relay for Life, Secret Families, and the Boys & Girls Club. Five years ago, Travis set a goal to lose 100 pounds in one year. He not only accomplished this goal, but he has kept the weight off. Travis has completed some of the toughest competitive Mud Obstacle Courses on the planet, running in the following races: Warrior Dash, Rugged Maniac, Spartan, Battle Frog and the Tough Mudder. Travis enjoys Kickboxing and Martial Arts. He recently earned his purple belt in Kenpo Karate. Travis believes his success can be attributed to setting goals reviewing them regularly and a strong desire to accomplish them.
Fun Facts About Travis:
- Networking Expert making a difference for business professionals everywhere.
- Lost over 100 pounds and kept it off
- Enjoys trips on his Harley Davidson when not working
- Once performed for over 10 years as a professional magician.
- Getting married September 14th 2019
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