Ep.009: Growth, Leadership, and Impact

This week, we’re exploring the process of stepping back and allowing others to take the reins, and how this can lead to personal and business growth. We navigate through the significance of trusting people and delegating tasks, and the surprising benefits we experienced as a family when we shifted from organizers to participants.

Among the many thought-provoking discussions in this episode, we also delve into the realm of mentorship and leadership development. We pay homage to the influential Rick Isaacson and discuss his teachings that shaped our entrepreneurial journey. The challenge of managing resources, time, and people, and the rewarding outcomes form the crux of this conversation. Towards the end, we delve into the Apple and Disney phenomena and their impact on our lives and wrap up with an enlightening talk on the power of feedback and its potential for personal and business improvement. It’s an episode packed with rich stories and profound lessons, so let’s get started!


Our show is produced 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 – Welcome Back
05:00 – What Is Your Impact?
07:49 – High School Days in Okinawa
16:12 – Influential Mentors and Leadership Development
22:49 – Workplace Impact
29:20 – The Impact of Negativity on Relationships
42:42 – The Impact of Apple and Disney
50:51 – Ratings and Engagement for Higher Up Podcast