Ep.007 – Mentorship Matters: Empowering the Next Generation

Have you ever wondered how mentorship can transform your life and career? Join us in this eye-opening episode as we share our personal experiences and discuss the power of having the right mentors in our lives. We talk about our journey mentoring entrepreneurs, other SERVPRO franchise owners, and Classic Recreations in Dallas, as well as our own experiences being mentored. Listen and learn how our daily routines contribute to our higher-up lifestyle and the importance of surrounding ourselves with positive influences.

We explore the benefits of mentorship in various aspects, from referencing 50 Cent’s book Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter to examining the community experience of barbering. Discover how having confidence in ourselves and our products, and the role mentors play in helping us filter advice and reach our goals, is key to success. We also delve into how nurturing a strong public image and responsibility can impact our personal and professional lives.

As we reflect on the importance of having the right mentors to guide our lives and careers, we discuss the impact of athletes like LeBron James and Steph Curry who use their influence to do good and give back. We emphasize the power of social media in finding mentors and providing an inside look into the lives of those doing great things. Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation, and be sure to rate us five stars and follow us on social media for more content!


Our show is hosted by Adam West, a video creator, and Benji Wilson, an accomplished entrepreneur. Our mission is to empower you in every aspect of your life, from business to personal growth. We’re here to inspire you to make a positive impact on the world through sharing our own life experiences and having conversations with other successful guests. Together, we’ll explore living a HigherUp life!

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Who is Benji Wilson?

A devoted Christ follower who embraces a HigherUp life philosophy. With a beautiful wife and three travel-loving children, he cherishes family time and explores the world together. As an established entrepreneur, Benji thrives on helping business owners succeed and building relationships that last a lifetime. He also serves as a Worship Pastor, using his musical talents to inspire others in their faith journeys. With his belief in personal responsibility and focus on the controllable, Benji lives by the mantra, “Control what you can control, and everything else will take care of itself.” He is a remarkable individual who seeks to make a positive impact in the lives of others through faith, family, entrepreneurship, and lasting connections.

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Who is Adam West?

A digital content creator who brings a fresh perspective to every project he undertakes. Drawing inspiration from the original Batman, Adam knows how to captivate audiences without donning a bat costume. With a diverse skill set encompassing photography, video production, and graphic design, he excels as a versatile multimedia producer, capable of handling all aspects of content creation.

Adam’s expertise extends beyond mere technical proficiency. As a creative director and content strategist, he possesses the innate ability to weave captivating narratives that resonate with viewers. With his background as a copywriter, he crafts compelling messaging and visuals that stand out in today’s crowded digital landscape.

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00:00 – Episode Intro
1:29 – The Importance of Mentorship
9:39 – Positive Influence and Mentorship
18:42 – Barbering as a Community Experience
23:20 – Mentors and Small Goals
31:20 – Public Image and Responsibility
37:33 – Finding Mentors in Today’s World
47:20 – Close Oit