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155: Mike Goldstein – Listen and Succeed

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Mike Goldstein is a 1-on-1 dating coach, founder of EZ Dating Coach, who helps men and women make dating and relationships SIMPLE. 

He has been featured on the Today Show, The Star Ledger, Reader’s Digest, and Shape Magazine. 

83% of Mike’s clients enter relationships during coaching. 

He is also an Online Dating Expert who uses data from multiple major online dating sites to ensure his clients typically only need to meet 6-8 people to find someone to consider exclusivity with.

Guiding Principle, Quote or Mantra

Decide what are the two to three most important things in your life and move towards them every day.

When You Tripped Up

It took a while for Mike to realize this, but his biggest trip up was that he was more interested in providing solutions to his partner instead of listening to her.

The “DUH” moment that changed your partnerships forever

Mike was at a point in his life that he was in relationship mode.  He was single, but very interested in being in a relationship and settling down.

He met a woman and pursued her hard.  And it was really hard to pin her down.

His “DUH” moment was recognizing that she was not in relationship mode.  She was in career building mode.

Finally, Mike realized that she was not available to focus on a relationship and moved on.

Proudest moment in partnership

Mike met his girlfriend Kelly while he was in “go have fun” mode and had plans to move to San Diego in a month and a half.

Her boundaries and her openness about what made her happy that had Mike change all his plans to move and stay in New Jersey.  And he couldn’t be happier about that decision.

What is the best partnership / relationship advice you have ever received?

Listen to your woman.  Don’t solve her problem.

Boundaries give your partner a roadmap to your heart.

Best Partnership Resource

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex

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Mike’s website

FREE GIFT – How To Text Men During The Day:  What Not To Do and What To Do

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About the author, Ken

I am the producer and host of Speaking of Partnership, a podcast that was inspired by a life of wearing the badge of self-sufficiency and independence proudly, until I realized it wasn't really a badge...it was armor.

My passion is helping you experience the power and payoffs of partnership by understanding and appreciating the opposite sex so you can feel safe, confident and understood in your personal, professional and family partnerships.

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