Listen To Your Soul – Hillis Pugh (E111)

Hillis Pugh is an author, teacher, and speaker who works to empower others to become their best selves. We discuss his holistic practices, how to find one’s path, and more. Hillis and I have different approaches to the same goal, but the similarities and most importantly what we can learn from each other is key in improving our approach to helping others.

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Study Your Path to Greatness – Duane Ludwig (E110)

Duane Ludwig is one of the best striking coaches in the world, an MMA coach, and a former MMA fighter. Coming up as a fighter, Duane learned to study combat disciplines to maximize his time and develop a striking system that has been used by some of the current top UFC athletes, including TJ Dillashaw and Justin Gaethje. We discuss the importance of studying to supplement training, the value of competition experience as a coach, and more.

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Push Your Boundaries

There is only one way to progress.  Your boundary must be pushed.  You have to be reaching for what seems impossible.  You have to be striving for whats seems like a task you can’t do.  This is comfortable and this isn’t easy.  Progress has never come from comfort and ease.

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Antifragile

This is what find your power means.  It’s the process of going from fragile to anti fragile.  Its not that bad things don’t come our way its that when these come they actually make us stronger not weaker!!

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Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze

Is the work you are doing right now worth the reward you are getting?  Yes everything is 10x as hard for 1/4 of the nut.  This shouldn’t matter.  If you are doing what you love then the juice is always worth the squeeze!!

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Failure Is Essential To Success – JT Torres (E109)

JT Torres is a two-time ADCC champion, a BJJ black belt, and an academy owner. Before his first ADCC title, JT fell short of winning a major world title for years, but took those failures and solidified himself as one of the best American grapplers of his generation. . We discuss the benefits of setting goals, taking accountability for failures, growing from losses, and more. 

 

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The Power of the Mind – Timothy Clark (E108)

Timothy Clark is a leadership expert, an Oxford graduate, and a former all-American college football player. Tim is the founder of Leadership Factory, a consulting and coaching organization that focuses on leadership development, organizational change, strategic agility and psychological safety in businesses around the world. We discuss the psychology of decision making, the four strategies of psychological safety, the reasons behind arguments and disagreements, and more. 

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Fear is the Cheapest Room in the House

It’s so easy to be afraid.  It’s our default setting and its so easy to find.  Turn on the news, read the paper, or an article and there will be a sense of fear its trying to induce.  Don’t let it, realize it, know it and then say fuck you to it!!!

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Against Our Self Interest

During the Civil War the soldiers of the Union army had a choice for President in 1864, Abraham Lincoln vs George McClellan.  McClellan was for ending the war and sending the soldiers home without the emancipation of the slaves.  Lincoln was all in on emancipation.  The Union soldiers voted for Lincoln at a 70% rate.  They voted against their own personal self interest.  How do we get back here?  How do we get back to people doing what is best for the group not what is best for them?

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Can We Start to Solve Our Problems without the Police

Last week the Denver Public Schools ended their contract with the Denver Police.  This means that cops will no longer be in the public schools in the city of Denver.  Can we follow their lead.  Can we follow their lead and handle our issues between each other without the cops.  Can we hold people that we disagree with and don’t like, but are in our lives, with love and compassion?

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