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S3E61: Don’t Get Sunk Quite Yet

November 13, 2019 No Comments

Think about the last bad movie you saw or bad book you read. Chances are, you probably didn’t walk out of the theater or stop turning the pages. Research has shown people are more likely to keep doing something they don’t enjoy in order to justify the investment of time and money they’ve already poured into it. That’s called the sunk cost mindset. This week Jake shares how we can quit the bad cycles, get out…

S3E60: Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman

November 6, 2019 No Comments

If there’s one thing Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman is no stranger to, it’s transitions. He’s been a wrestler, a professional UFC fighter, and a Spanish teacher and is now a published author, motivational speaker, and podcaster. Throughout his life, he’s found ways of putting his strengths to good use across many platforms, enabling him to transition from one path to another while carrying his best characteristics with him the whole way. This week, Brenneman shares tips…

S3E59: Make Adjustments, Not Excuses

October 30, 2019 No Comments

It doesn’t matter if your year began great or got off to a poor start. What matters is how you end it. This week, host Jake Thompson talks about the importance of making halftime adjustments — tweaks to your behavior, habits, and mental space to help you finish strong and start off next year where you want to be. You have to build a winning mindset and to do that, it’s important to stop making excuses….

S3E58: Joe Ferraro, 1% Better Every Day

October 23, 2019 No Comments

Podcaster and teacher Joe Ferraro strives to become a little bit wiser and a little bit better each and every day. This week, he shares tips on seeing the big picture and working diligently and consistently to reach your goals. It comes down to intentionality, transparency, and commitment. As a teacher, Ferraro only gets 40 minutes a day with his kids. It’s important to him to make each of those 40 minutes count. Part of teaching…

S3E57: Hannah Huesman, Philadelphia Phillies Mental Performance Coach

October 16, 2019 No Comments

If there’s one message Hannah Huesman wants to share, it’s how important it is to be proactive, rather than reactive, when it comes to building mental skills and health. Huesman is the mental performance coach for the Philadelphia Phillies and on this week’s show, she shares tips for gaining self-awareness and not getting negatively stuck in your own head. Humans have inherent negative bias when it comes to self-evaluation, Huesman says. That means, we have a…

How to Cultivate Your Winning Mindset for Work & Life

October 15, 2019 No Comments

The road to success is a long one. Successful people continually understand that the starting point to any victory is in their mind. I’m not promoting the theory that “if you believe it’ll happen, it’ll happen” because that’s a false reality painted on society. I am promoting that to win you need to build a winning mindset for the road it’ll take to get that win. This mindset is what allows leaders the ability to rebound from…

S3E56: Dennys Lozada, Been There, Going Back to Make a Difference

October 9, 2019 No Comments

Sometimes you need to refocus to follow your true calling. That’s at the heart of the message from this week’s guest, Nike Master Trainer, athlete, and personal coach Dennys Lozada. After spending years working 9-5 jobs in the corporate world, Lozada gave up stability to return to his athletic roots and pursue his true passion as a personal trainer. It took starting over at a local gym. From there, he worked his way up through multiple…

S3E55: Cody Royle, Thinking Outside the Box

October 2, 2019 No Comments

Discovering your own competitive advantage is at the heart of this week’s conversation with author and podcaster Cody Royle. His book, Where Others Won’t: Taking People Innovation from the Locker Room into the Boardroom, delves deep into lessons from teams around the world on leadership theory, group dynamics, and talent optimization. This week, he shares what he’s learned about what both individuals and teams can do to find their niche. Royle says the big takeaway former…

S3E54: David Cuthbert, Wine to Water

September 25, 2019 No Comments

Life has been a series of transitions for David Cuthbert. He played collegiate soccer at the Naval Academy, then went on to join Naval special operations as an explosive ordnance officer, then began a tech startup, and now works in the nonprofit world as the CEO of Wine To Water, which provides clean drinking water to places in need around the world. Throughout his journey, he’s learned to understand his experiences universally, so he can bring…

S3E53: Dr. Julie Bell, Mind of a Champion

September 18, 2019 No Comments

As a sports psychologist, Dr. Julie Bell is focused on relationships. It’s through the coaching relationship she builds with athletes, entrepreneurs, mothers, and many others that she can tailor her approach to each specific person, and that people can find support through their various endeavors and changes in life. However, despite the differences, the common thread that often runs through these challenges is the need for a mindset shift. After all, while it can be easier…

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