Episode 109: Strike While the Strip is Hot With Kyle Allison

Welcome to the Loveworks dreamers and doers Podcast # 109. At Loveworks we believe you are NEVER too young to be a dreamer and NEVER too old to do your dream.

If this is your first time, thank you for joining us and giving us the thing that means the most to you – your time. If you’re returning, welcome back! We know you have lots of options out there in the Podcast universe.

Our hope with Dreamers & Doers podcast is that each week’s special guests will connect with you wherever you find yourself today and inspire you to become the best version of yourself for tomorrow.

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn

At Loveworks, we believe that one of the ways that you can become one of the best versions of yourself is to focus on personal growth. We love curating things like books, music, organizations, blogs, or resources that have encouraged your personal growth. 

Today we are going to give you a life hack: gamify the things you don’t necessarily like to do!

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and – SNAP – the job’s a game.”  – Mary Poppins

Kyle Allison: Entrepreneur, Author, and Catalyst for Positive Change

Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs Kyle Allison learned at a young age the risk and rewards of small businesses. Kyle worked in his family businesses all through high school where he learned a strong worth ethic, how to manage projects, and think on his feet. The Allison family owns Allison’s Fun Incorporated, a corporate event company that produces events across the South-Central US. The family’s newest venture, Altitude 1291 is home to 27,000 square feet of indoor fun, including bowling, laser tag, arcade, VR, and a full-service restaurant. Kyle stays involved in the community, as he has served on the Norman City Council, Visit Norman board of directors, and the board of the Norman Chamber of Commerce.

Kyle’s ADVICE –

I would say work hard, play hard. I’ve lived by that. I think that everyone should. Sometimes you have to celebrate because you can get caught up in working. Take some time to play. Take some time to reflect on what you’re doing. A lot of times, play brings the stimulus that I need to know what is next. It gives me time to relax and play and reflect. Put those hours in giving your best, go 100%, but then know that when it’s time to play. So that’s my simple advice. Work hard, play hard. I live by it. I think it works.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore your options so that you can discover your true passion
  • It’s easy to go to work when you’re having fun
  • You never know when you’re going to get a yes, so keep asking
  • Focus on yourself and how to be the best version of you

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