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TSM:Podcast – An Overview

Worried about missing an episode?

Not sure where to even start listening?

Perhaps you’re catching up but you’re not sure what to listen to next?

Think No Further!

Treat this blog post as a little index of our episodes to help you decide what to listen to next.

Each month we dive into a specific topic so you can find a topic you want to learn more about and get stuck in with that month’s episodes.

We suggest bookmarking/saving the link to this post so you can easily come back to it without having to search, click, click, scroll and click onto this post.

(Yes, that’s how many clicks and scrolls it should take if you started afresh each time)

We’ll also post individual entries as the ‘Show Notes’ but you can use this post to navigate to the content that appeals to you the most.

Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast on your favourite provider so you automatically get each episode when they go live each week.


Complete Episode List

MONTH 1 – The Foundations of Mentalism

Episode 1 – 9/5/2020Our Superhero Origin Stories

Episode 2 – 16/5/2020From Magic to Mentalism

Episode 3 – 24/05/2020Why Mentalism? (BONUS FREE eBOOK)

Episode 4 – 31/05/2020Choosing Your Tricks


MONTH 2 – Expanding on the Foundations

Episode 5 – 7/6/2020Who Are You? (BONUS FREE eBOOK)

Episode 6 – 14/6/2020Your Online Presence

Episode 7 – 21/6/2020FAILURE

Episode 8 – 28/6/2020 COLIN & CHLOE CLOUD


MONTH 3 – Being Proactive

Episode 9 – 5/7/2020 Online Shows

Episode 10 – 12/7/2020 Close-Up Residencies (BONUS FREE eBOOK)

Episode 11 – 19/7/2020 – Stage Shows

Episode 12 – 26/7/2020 CAROLINE RAVN


MONTH 4 – Character Development

Episode 13 – 2/8/2020Psychological Characters

Episode 14 – 9/8/2020 Psychic Characters

Episode 15 – 18/8/2020Revealing Information (BONUS FREE eBOOK)

Episode 16 – 23/8/2020 DAN SPERRY


MONTH 4 – Creativity

Episode 17 – 30/8/2020Understanding Creativity

Episode 18 – 6/9/2020 Creativity In Your Presentations

Episode 19 – 13/9/2020Creativity In Business

Episode 20 – 20/9/2020TOM ELDERFIELD

EPISODE 21 – 28/9/2020Unblocking Creativity | BONUS EPISODE (+FREE eBook)


MONTH 5 – Deeper Thinking

Episode 22 – 4/10/2020Simplicity

Episode 23 – 11/10/2020 Authenticity

Episode 24 – 18/10/2020Fear

Episode 25 – 25/10/2020ANDREW FROST


MONTH 6 – Studying Magic

Episode 26 – 1/11/2020How To Learn Magic

Episode 27 – 8/11/2020Community

Episode 28 – 15/11/2020How To Practice Magic (+FREE eBook)

Episode 29 – 22/11/2020Taha Mansour

Episode 30 – 27/11/2020Hacking Productivity | BONUS EPISODE


MONTH 7 – Fundamental Presentations

Episode 31 – 7/12/2020Topical Shows

Episode 32 – 13/12/2020Using Emotions

Episode 33 – 20/12/2020You Are Magic

Episode 34 – 27/12/2020Merry Christmas!


MONTH 8 – Making Improvements

Episode 35 – 3/1/2021Goal Setting (The Right Way)

Episode 36 – 10/1/2021Making Online Shows BETTER

Episode 37 – 17/1/20216 Simple Questions To Improve Your Close-Up Material

Episode 38 – 24/1/2021Transform Your Stage Show With Production Value

Episode 39 – 31/1/2021The Art Of Public Speaking with ERIC EDMEADES


MONTH 9 – Marketing Online Shows

Episode 40 – 7/2/2021How To Get More Leads For Your (Online) Shows

Episode 41 – 15/2/2021Turn Your Leads Into LIFETIME Clients (+FREE eBook)


Let’s Take Your Mentalism To The Next Level

How Much Should You Charge? | TSMP #043




Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems, Amirite?

Have you ever had questions about charging, what your fees should be or how much you want to earn?

In this episode, Aidan & Ashley will be dissecting some of the key mindsets and approaches surrounding the taboo subject of ‘money’ so that you can be much more confident with pricing your services.

Have any questions about today’s content? Contact us via the new TSM Social-Learning Platform! (community.thesuccessfulmentalist.com)


Topics Discussed Include:

  • How Much Should You Charge? [01:35]
  • STOP COPYING OTHER PEOPLE’S FEES [04:13]
  • Why Ashley Has 6X’d His Fee [06:06]
  • Are You Scared Of Money? [08:15]
  • Use Jamie D. Grant’s Model For Finding Your Charge[09:12]
  • Charging As A Beginner[14:15]
  • How To Stop Worrying When Quoting [17:00]
  • Should You Discount/ Drop Your Fees? [21:38]
  • Should You RAISE Your Fees In Certain Situations? [24:00]
  • The 4 Mindsets Of ‘Enough’ Money from The Psychology Of Money by Morgan Housel [28:06]
  1. The Hardest Financial Skill Is Getting The Goalpost To Stop Moving
  2. Social Comparison Is The Problem Here
  3. “Enough” Is NOT Too Little
  4. There Are Many Things Never Worth Risking, No Matter The Potential Gain

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Promoting Your Virtual Events (With Real Examples) | TSMP #042




You Might Be Wondering…

How Do WE ACTUALLY Put The Last Few Episodes Into Action?…

We’re taking a slightly different approach to this episode of the TSM Podcast.

Rather than teaching new information like we usually do, instead we’re opening up and discussing some of the things that we’re doing within our entertainment businesses to promote our virtual events to major success!

Enhance your product, lead with value and overdeliver for your network, reap the rewards.


Topics Discussed Include:

  • What Is Aidan Doing Online? [02:10]
  • What Is Ashley Doing Online? [05:40]
  • The Power Of Virtual EXPERIENCES [07:30]
  • How Ashley Sells Tickets To His Experiences [10:25]
  • Hosting Intimate vs Large-Scale Events[14:20]
  • Do You Need To Use Paid Advertising?[19:06]
  • Looking After Your Network While Expanding To New Networks [22:13]
  • How Aidan Attracts Clients In His Corporate Talks [24:12]
  • Exchanging Value Within Communities [27:19]
  • Don’t Join Communities For The Purpose Of Selling [29:50]
  • Aidan’s Personal Experiences When Using Communities [34:37]
  • You Might Not Understand Any Of This Content… [41:43]

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How To Turn Your Leads Into LIFETIME Clients | TSMP #041




Congrats On Getting A Bunch Of Leads Using Last Week’s System – Let’s Use Those Effectively Today!

In this week’s episode, Aidan & Ashley will be building upon the Lead Generation system shared in last week’s episode and providing a toolkit of approaches that will allow you to convert your existing leads into lifetime clients.

Learn about your clients, build incredible relationships and enjoy the endless supply of gigs they find for you.


FREE eBOOK ALERT!


Topics Discussed Include:

  • The Temperature Of Your Leads [02:30]
  • The Easiest Way To Bypass The Lead Generation Stage [04:07]
  • Building GREAT Relationships & Superfans [04:48]
  • One Simple Technique To Make The Process Easier [09:40]
  • “Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You” [12:40]
  • Why LESS IS MORE For Aidan [13:49]
  • Connecting With Teams and ‘Winning Over The Gatekeeper’ [16:57]
  • The Secret Benefits Of Effective Team-Based Networking [19:00]
  • Building Your Relationship Action Plan [22:25]
  • Working With Your Team & Agent [27:10]
  • Building Relationships Doesn’t Have To Be SCARY [29:14]
  • Is It Worth Trying To Manage Your Leads?… [30:36]

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How To Get More Leads For Your (Online) Shows | TSMP #040




So, You Want More Leads For Your Online Shows?

In this episode you will learn a complete 3-step system that Aidan and Ashley actively use, that will allow you to boost the number of enquiries and leads that you are getting for your online (and LIVE) shows.

Do the work, take powerful action and enjoy the incredible new leads.

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Why This Episode Is FUNDAMENTAL For Lead Generation [02:06]
  • Who Are You Going To Be Selling To? [02:48]
  • Find Your Clients Within Your Own Personal Beliefs [04:55]
  • What Does ‘Niching Down’ Actually Mean [08:26]
  • The Foundational Truth About Your Ideal Client [09:56]
  • PART ONE: Stop Using Social Media (The WRONG Way) [11:37]
  • PART TWO: Start Using Your Network (The RIGHT Way) [19:20]
  • PART THREE: 3 Ways To Get More Bookings From Every Show [25:36]
  • PLUS MUCH MORE…

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The Art Of Public Speaking with Eric Edmeades | TSMP #039




In this week’s special episode, Aidan and Ashley had the pleasure of speaking with the incredible, Eric Edmeades.

Eric is the first NON-MAGICIAN on the podcast but for many, the practical insights shared in this episode will be far more valuable to you.

If you are ready to master the art of Public Speaking and drastically improve your entertainment career through your performances, you’re going to LOVE this episode.

Don’t forget to grab your FREE copy of ‘The Stage Effect’ from Eric & SpeakerNation too! (https://rebrand.ly/stage_effect)

Let’s get stuck in!


In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Who Is Eric Edmeades? [01:10]
  • The Simple Technique To Boost Your Sales [05:00]
  • Eric’s F15/L15 Model Of Public Speaking [08:17]
  • Openers & Closers – Where To Start [12:17]
  • Approaching Groups Effectively [16:20]
  • Build Your Confidence Through Storytelling [17:00]
  • How To Tell Stories Effectively [24:07]
  • Stories vs Magic [27:50]
  • What Makes A Good Closer? [30:47]
  • Using Stories As Marketing Hooks [36:21]
  • Does Your Show ‘Push’ Or ‘Pull’ Your Audience? [38:33]
  • 3 Things Eric Dislikes About Magicians/ Mentalists [46:22]
  • Magical Techniques Within The Mainstream Media [50:47]
  • PLUS Much Much More…

Where To Find Eric:


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Transform Your Stage Show With Production Value | TSMP #038



What Is ‘Production Value’ And Why Should You Care?

Join Aidan & Ashley in this week’s episode as they uncover some of Aidan’s experiences within the world of stage shows and also take a peek into just a few of the simple ways that you can improve your show through clever production value.


Topics Discussed Include:

  • Aidan Has NEVER Written A Show – Here Is Why [02:30]
  • The “Experience” Ploy when writing shows [05:28]
  • Why You Should ALWAYS Evaluate Your Performances [08:00]
  • Increase Your Production Value (The Easy Way) [10:31]
  • Why Music Is CRUCIAL [15:48]
  • Bring A Photographer [16:37]
  • What Is The Point In Production Value? [18:15]
  • The Absence Of Production Value Is Production Value [20:18]
  • Silence [21:46]
  • Getting A Team Is Your Greatest Asset [22:25]
  • Master Your Environment, Master Your Show [27:22]
  • The Power Of Confidence [29:55]
  • PLUS MUCH MORE…

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6 Simple Questions To Improve Your Close-Up Material




How Can You Make Your Close-Up Set BETTER?

In this episode, you’re going to learn a simple, yet POWERFUL collection of questions that will allow you to drastically improve your close-up magic and mentalism with ease.

Are you ready?

Topics Discussed Include:

  • WHAT can you do to improve your close-up set? [02:40]
  • WHY do you want to improve your close-up material? [04:50]
  • WHO is it going to impact when you improve your material? [08:31]
  • HOW can you make your material better? [12:33]
  • WHERE can you improve your close-up material? [16:48]
  • WHEN should you improve your material? [21:39]
  • Using These Big 6 Questions Effectively [25:05]
  • TSM:LIVE [29:15]
  • PLUS MUCH MORE…

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Making Online Shows BETTER | TSMP #036




How Can You Make Your Online Show BETTER?

We’re not just talking about the shows either.

Today, Aidan & Ashley are looking at a bunch of the OTHER ways that you can make your online shows 10x better…

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Why Should You Make Your Online Show Better? [03:10]
  • Novelty & Change Is A GOOD THING [06:20]
  • Two Simple Methods To Improving Your Show [09:31]
  • About TSM:Live [13:05]
  • The Simple Thing Aidan Is Doing To Improve His Business [14:10]
  • How To Add Value The Right Way [18:24]
  • Where To Start [24:05]
  • PLUS MUCH MORE…

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Goal Setting (The Right Way) | TSMP #035




Have You Set Any Goals/ New Year Resolutions?

Join Aidan & Ashley in this episode as they break down some of the main reasons that traditional New Year Resolutions and goal setting methodologies fail and why yours don’t have to.

Once you learn these SIMPLE problems, you’ll be able to apply the solutions straight away and kick-start your progress towards your wildest goals.

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Ashley’s Failed Morning Routine [02:10]
  • Goal Setting Problem #1: Your WHY [04:30]
  • Goal Setting Problem #2: Lack of Clarity [06:40]
  • “I want to be a better performer” – FAIL [07:50]
  • The Skill of Prioritising [12:20]
  • Bigger IS better [15:19]
  • Turning Progress Into Habits [17:05]
  • Habit Stacking For Mentalists [20:10]
  • Tomorrow Is Your ENEMY [21:30]
  • Make It EASIER For Yourself [24:03]
  • Ashley’s Productivity Goal [26:33]
  • Ashley’s Mentalism Goal [28:21]
  • PLUS MUCH MORE…

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Merry Christmas! | TSMP #034




Unplanned.

Unscripted.

Unbelievable Announcements!


That’s right, in today’s episode of the TSMPodcast, Aidan & Ashley took a completely different approach and spontaneously recorded this fantastic episode that is JAM-PACKED with lessons, announcements and all-round silliness!

  • A Year In Review [01:48]
  • Who Is Santa’s Favourite Singer? [06:27]
  • MEGA ANNOUNCEMENT #1: TSM:Live [07:15]
  • MEGA ANNOUNCEMENT #2: Mastering Online Shows [10:50]
  • MEGA ANNOUNCEMENT #3: Jam Night [14:26]
  • MEGA ANNOUNCEMENT #4: Listen To Find Out… [16:23]
  • Why Was The Snowman Looking Through A Bag Of Carrots? [18:42]
  • What Do You Get If You Cross A Duck With Santa? [19:16]
  • In Summary [19:43]
  • What Did The Stamp Say To The Christmas Card? [23:00]
  • Plus Much Much More…

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