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  • Writer's pictureTravis Parry

Non-Negotiable Priorities with Paul Melella Jr.




More About This Episode:

Today we are joined by Grandmaster Paul Melella Jr., a seventh-degree blackbelt and the co-author of the best-selling book, YOU Have Infinite Power. Paul is the owner of United Martial Arts Centers and founding partner of Empowered Mastery. He specializes in empowering professionals and entrepreneurs, equipping them with the essential tools and mental fortitude to lead a life of passion and purpose.

Listen in as Paul shares his incredible career journey, from discovering his passion for martial arts as a young child to scaling multiple businesses. As an advocate for prioritizing health, he discusses the interconnectedness of physical, mental, and emotional well-being and how it influences success in business.

We discuss the challenges faced by many entrepreneurs with maintaining balance and the power of identifying your strengths and delegating tasks to maximize productivity and success. If you're an entrepreneur looking to scale your business while preserving a healthy work-life balance, this episode is a must-listen.

Join us today as we discuss these things:

  • 1:33 – Paul’s journey with martial arts + the passion that led him to build a successful martial arts business and transition into coaching and teaching in other areas

  • 12:14 – The interconnectedness of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and how these aspects influence not only professional success but also personal fulfillment

  • 17:20 – The younger generation's expectations of instant success + the power of health, family, and faith in maintaining equilibrium

  • 24:15 – How putting effort into certain areas of life, like fitness and quality time with his wife, has brought balance into Paul’s entrepreneurial journey

  • 26:27 – Identifying your unique strengths and delegating tasks that fall outside of those strengths to others


Learn more about Paul

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Paul + Empowered Mastery on Instagram


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