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KATAGLYPHS | Life Katalyzed + Unexpected Wisdom A show by Kevin Carroll | The Katalyst To learn more about KEVIN CARROLL KATALYST www.kckatalyst.com

KATAGLYPHS | Life Katalyzed + Unexpected Wisdom A show by Kevin Carroll | The Katalyst To learn more about KEVIN CARROLL KATALYST www.kckatalyst.com

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United States

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KATAGLYPHS | Life Katalyzed + Unexpected Wisdom A show by Kevin Carroll | The Katalyst To learn more about KEVIN CARROLL KATALYST www.kckatalyst.com

Twitter:

@kckatalyst

Language:

English

Contact:

503.933.5116


Episodes

14. Your Destiny Is Outside Of Here…

6/3/2020
Phil Knight’s words to me in 2004 when I told him that I was torn between pursuing what I believed to be my higher purpose or staying at Nike. My extraordinaire ENCOURAGERS: Peter Ruppe “PR”/Gina Angelique Warren/Lesly Mundy/H.White

Duration:00:02:20

14a. Unexpected Wisdom: Oh the Places + COMMITMENT!

6/3/2020
For the last 17 years I’ve actively practiced a ritual of keeping/archiving at least one airline bag tag + one room key from every business-related trip. I had a custom case designed to store & display the plethora of precious keepsakes! + W.H. Murray - COMMITMENT Quote

Duration:00:01:42

13. The Man Who Builds Bridges

5/27/2020
- An interview, playing a weekly game of TAG, a community youth event + an unexpected feature story in the Oregonian create the possibility of embarking on a new journey.

Duration:00:03:17

12. Trenton + Spike Lee + "H" White = Katalyst”

5/20/2020
“Trenton + Spike Lee + "H" White = Katalyst” - Summer of 1995 in Trenton, New Jersey, at Nike’s “Believe To Achieve” event where my encounter with Howard “H” White sparked the next unexpected chapter in my KARAYZEE journey.

Duration:00:05:06

12a. Unexpected Wisdom: “the first 60-90 days...”

5/20/2020
- “The first 60-90 days at a new job... always listen more & speak less.” - Words of advice from Peter Ruppe when I came to Nike. His advice proved to be incredibly insightful.

Duration:00:01:17

11a. Unexpected Wisdom: “Hard work never goes unrewarded.

5/13/2020
The words that I heard from Avery Johnson in 1994, he was a standout player on the San Antonio Spurs. It’s my belief that doing tasks that might be considered menial and not glamorous (aka THE LONELY WORK) are necessary for success. You gotta TRUST & BELIEVE that hard work NEVER goes unrewarded!

Duration:00:01:29

11. Bouncin’ That Ball Will Get You Nowhere…

5/13/2020
My infatuation with basketball “bounced” me into realizing an audacious childhood fantasy/dream of being in the NBA. In 1995 that crazy goal manifested in a way that I could have never scripted! Simple Truth: HATERS ARE MY MOTIVATORS!

Duration:00:01:26

10. Here!

5/6/2020
– The single word that Coach Mac spoke before tossing me the keys to the training room at The Haverford School - my first job as an athletic trainer. That moment catalyzes a series of fortunate + serendipitous events.

Duration:00:02:30

9. Tape Scraps, Water cups, and I won't tell you...NO.

5/6/2020
– The summer of ‘86 in San Angelo, TX proved to be the genesis of my journey of learning that if I want something bad enough, I have to be willing to pay my dues.

Duration:00:02:06

8. Sir, I don't want this job!

4/29/2020
– an early childhood lesson from my Mom-Mom gave me the courage to brazenly speak up on career day at USAF basic training & that decision changed my military career + my life’s journey.

Duration:00:03:16

8a. Sir, I don’t want this job! + Unexpected Wisdom

4/29/2020
- Unexpected Wisdom: Speak UP! “Speak Up! A closed mouth don’t get fed!” This phrase was my Mom-Mom’s words of advice when it came to getting what you want or need. Her words went from being a childhood nonsensical phrase to being catalytic in my life’s journey. Reminder: You get in life what you have the courage to ask for so... SpeakUP!

Duration:00:01:24

7. Football Sonata (C)

4/24/2020
“Football Sonata” – Coach Bellini’s random act of permission + his game day approach & mindset allowed me to elevate my love of... sports, competition, literature and the performing arts! The sonata = permission to pursue an unusual extracurricular passion; game day mindset of our coach that we learned to embody - we do our talking on the gridiron!; Preston playground old head’s “REAL TALK” about how to respond when confronted with bigotry in a game - HATERS = MOTIVATORS!

Duration:00:03:34

7. Football Sonata (E)

4/24/2020
“Football Sonata” – Coach Bellini’s random act of permission + his game day approach & mindset allowed me to elevate my love of... sports, competition, literature and the performing arts! The sonata = permission to pursue an unusual extracurricular passion; game day mindset of our coach that we learned to embody - we do our talking on the gridiron!; Preston playground old head’s “REAL TALK” about how to respond when confronted with bigotry in a game - HATERS = MOTIVATORS!

Duration:00:03:34

6. “Wino Races!” - Preston playground’s version of the Olympics.

4/22/2020
Combine the following: libations aplenty + a TRIPLE H Summer Day (Hazy/Hot/Humid) + a few lies, insults, and personal attacks about PAST athletic success bantered back & forth = it’s ON! Athletic events aka challenges between the Old Heads & the young bucks would happen - sometimes the old heads chose to do short sprints aka the WINO RACES! Money was always wagered on the event and your reputation was on the line.

Duration:00:04:33

5. Fresh Cut Fridays on Felton Street

4/17/2020
“Fresh Cut Fridays on Felton Street” - No matter what we tried to do to “avoid” this moment, we always had to get our haircut on a bimonthly schedule @ my Aunt Sandy/Uncle Bobby’s house on Felton Street in West Philly. That bimonthly “mandatory” haircut + visit to my Aunt Sandy & Uncle Bobby’s house turns into an unexpected + long-standing family tradition.

Duration:00:01:43

4a. “PB&J” - UNEXPECTED WISDOM - The THREE Languages!

4/15/2020
“If you master the THREE LANGUAGES of life, anything will be possible.” - Miz Lane The three languages are: the language of respect; the language of your peers; the language of the working world. Miz Lane would always say that mastering the language of the working world would be the most challenging and the most rewarding so, pursue that goal!

Duration:00:01:29

4. PB&J

4/15/2020
An unimpressive playground pugilistic moment + a “peace offering” invitation of a PB&J sandwich serve as a catalytic equation that results in an unlikely + amazing lifelong friendship.

Duration:00:02:25

3a. "Million Dollars" - Unexpected Wisdom: Be Still!

4/8/2020
Our weekly, after church service visit every Sunday to see my Nana Carroll (my great grandmother) would have been delightful if she didn’t insist on doing a ritual that I believed to be mean-spirited. The long-standing rule that she imposed upon my eager, high strung, hyperactive soul was...Sit down. Be Still! For FIVE MINUTES!

Duration:00:04:09

3. "Million Dollars"

4/8/2020
On Thursdays when my grandfather would go to choir rehearsal at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church he would drop me off at my Auntie RoRo/Rose my Mom-Mom’s Sister house. I ADORED HER because she was UNIQUE, QUIRKY & ECCENTRIC! Her house was filled w/delightful ODDITIES + moments that tickled my brain! (#IYKYK Note: I was raised in two different churches. We would split time between attending Baptist Church service and the Episcopal Church services on alternating Sundays - some folks called that a......

Duration:00:02:27

2a. An Open Letter to My Shadow Dad - UNEXPECTED WISDOM - THE LESSONS!

4/1/2020
These are the simple truths/simple LESSONS that I learned from the eclectic group of men from my childhood who “raised” me - I am a mosaic of ALL these men! “how you do the little things... is how you do all things!” belonging. self-confidence. be unconditional. be present. hustle - ALL DAY ‘ERY DAY! pick each other up - I Got You! “don’t you EVER let somebody take your heart! “WE are built different here!” “Don’t be on time, be EARLY.” “If you ain’t willing to do it well, don’t...

Duration:00:01:17