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The weekly podcast about inspiring and equipping you to make your own path and live the life you’ve always dreamed of.

The weekly podcast about inspiring and equipping you to make your own path and live the life you’ve always dreamed of.
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The weekly podcast about inspiring and equipping you to make your own path and live the life you’ve always dreamed of.






How to Get Unstuck When You Start with Your People - Brian Dixon - BtR 192

If you want to learn how to get unstuck and make the dream happen, entrepreneur Brian Dixon has a message for you: Start with Your People. How to Get Unstuck The truth on how to get unstuck is simple. If you start with helping your people get unstuck, you will also find yourself getting unstuck. Brandon and Jerry have a conversation with entrepreneur and business coach Brian Dixon on how we repeatedly got himself unstuck in life by living that same philosophy. It’s all about helping...


What is the Rut You Help People Get Out Of? BtR 191

Brandon and Jerry hear from podcasters fro Podcast Movement 2019 share what they do to help people get out of their ruts. What is the rut you help people get out of? People Are Stuck in a Rut? You Can Help Them. We all face a rut of some kind, and we all can use a helping hand to get out of it. That’s where you come in. You are uniquely gifted and talented to help people make their own paths towards the lives they always dreamed of living. Jerry had a chance to interview seven people at...


BONUS - Join Us at Thunderdash 2019 - A 5K Mud Run in Texas

Brandon and Jerry invite you to join them in Comfort, Texas for a 5K mud run in Texas called Thunderdash. The race will be on September 28, 2019. What is a 5K Mud Run? A 5K mud run is a five-kilometer race or event that has obstacles throughout the course. A good one will have a lot of mud obstacles to get you bogged down and feeling like you just ran through a combat zone, but without all the dying. Why? Because just running three miles for 30 to 45 minutes can be boring. In an obstacle...


Authentic Manhood, Sexual Brokenness and Other Struggles of a Christian Man - Traylor Lovvorn - BtR 190

Traylor Lovvorn and Jerry discuss the struggles of a Christian man including sexual brokenness and how it all connects with authentic manhood. Authentic Manhood - Struggles of a Christian Man Pornography and lust are part of the struggles of a Christian man. Society tells us that manly men must have sexual conquests. What we really desire is connection and permission to have an identity of authentic manhood. Christian men are not immune to divorce. We are not even immune to sexual...


7 Simple Hacks from Podcast Movement 2019 to Boost Your Business or Career - BtR 189

Jerry shares with Brandon the top seven takeaways from Podcast Movement 2019 that will boost your business or career. An Orlando Podcast Conference Not being able to attend Podcast Movement 2018 was a painful moment. Jerry had desired to attend this gathering of 3000 podcasters since the first event in 2014 by founders Jared Easley and Dan Franks. It was Podcast Movement 2019 or bust for Jerry, and he made it happen. The experience was worth every penny. The networking, the sessions, and...


Jimbo Clark on When In the Box Thinking Makes Sense – BtR 188

In the box thinking may have its purpose after all according to training and consultant Jimbo Clark.What is the Box?"Sometimes we need to be in the rut."We often hear entrepreneur innovation advice in idioms like “seize the day,” “make it happen,” and “thinking outside the box.” Well, what is this box everyone talks about?In short, the box is all things of normal convention. It is the stuff that comes with the phrase, “That is the way we always do it.” Thinking outside of the box means...


3 Crucial Must Haves Before Leaving a Job and Living in Asia – Jimbo Clark BtR 187

Brandon and Jerry chat with Jimbo Clark about living in Asia and three crucial must-haves before leaving a job to run a lifestyle business. Leaving a Job“My soul wants to do something bigger!” - You (It was really Brandon who said it, but imagine it was you.)Have you ever caught yourself saying, “I need to quit my job, but I need the money?” Leaving a job, especially one you hate may be daunting, scary. It calls for leaping into what feels like the unknown. Sixty-eight percent of employees...


Podcast Movement 2019 – 2 Great Reasons to Attend a Professional Conference BtR 186

Brandon and Jerry discuss plans for attending Podcast Movement 2019 and two great reasons why you should attend a professional conference.Podcast Movement 2019Podcast Movement is a conference founded by Jared Easley and Dan Franks in 2014 to bring together thousands of podcasters and share about their craft. The event is designed for those who have been involved in podcasting since the first iPod as well as those who are just getting started.Some attend to learn more about the technical...


Jerry’s Sci-Fi Keto Diet, the Importance of Rest, and Goal Management BtR 185

Brandon and Jerry discuss the keto diet Jerry’s been on as well as the importance of rest and measuring your goals.The Importance of Getting RestRest plays a major role in our performance whether at home or at work. The Bible talks about working for six days then resting on the seventh. It even talks about vacations and sabbaticals, sorta. Don’t believe us? It’s in Leviticus 25, the Sabbath Year. Before you run off to tell your boss and your family you’re taking an entire year off from work,...


How You May Find Balance in a Lifestyle Business with Nick Murphy BtR 184

Former NFL player, Nick Murphy, discusses how you can stop trading time for money and start your own lifestyle business with success.


Haris Reis on Getting an Internship with Gary Vaynerchuk BtR 183

Entrepreneur, speaker, and author, Haris Reis shares his story about getting an internship with marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk.How to Land an Internship with Gary Vaynerchuk?Getting an internship may seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? How do you get noticed, especially by someone as big as Gary Vaynerchuk? Yes, we’re talking about that guy, Gary Vee.Haris tells the story of how he took responsibility for his own success. Rather than settle for being a small fish in a big sea, he...


Earn More Doing Work You Love, Scott Barlow (Rebroadcast) BtR 046

Career coach and public speaker, Scott Barlow, helps people earn more money doing work you love.Why is it Important to Love Your Job?We spend at least a third of our days in full-time employment. Living in a metropolitan area also adds a 30-minute to 60-minute commute each way. Share this! "Where is your joy if you hate your job?"Doing work you love increases your engagement, productivity, and ultimately your income if you know how to navigate those waters.Scott shares his personal journey...


Take Your Career to the Nth Degree and Build Employee Loyalty – BtR 182

Do you struggle with building employee loyalty on the teams you lead? Brandon and Jerry continue their conversation with Tracy Timm, a career catalyst and coach who helps people take their careers to the Nth degree.How Do You Take Your Career to the Nth Degree?From a place of career clarity, you can capitalize on your gifts and talents to help your career soar to higher levels. The "Nth Degree" is about heights you never imagined possible in a sustainable way.If you have awareness of your...


Find Career Clarity with Career Catalyst Tracy Timm – BtR 181

Finding career clarity can help you consistently choose work that brings you joy. Brandon and Jerry chat with career coach and catalyst, Tracy Timm, about how she discovered her “why” in helping people find.Why Career Clarity?“There is a difference between sustainable success and success at any cost.” - Tracy TimmMany career exploration websites may tell you the answer to, “What are good paying careers?” They may not be the best sources to tell you what you would enjoy doing for the long...


Energize Your Way Out of a Job Jail Rut with Dondi Scumaci – Rebroadcast

Dondi Scumaci is an international speaker and consultant who has worked with Fortune 50 companies. Her focus helps people energize their careers by combining their talents and passions with their work.Let’s Break You Out of That Job Jail RutIn this episode, we’ll chat with Dondi about how she got into a career in coaching and consulting. We’ll also discuss tips on how you can bring new life into your job to turn it into a career you love.Resources and Links to Get Out of Your Job JailVisit...


Become the Noticer and Collaborate Towards Success with Jared Easley – BtR 179

Jared Easley from Starve the Doubts podcast and founder of Podcast Movement shares his insights on getting out of the rut by being the noticer.Noticing the work of others and helping them is his secret to being noticed.Topics discussed: How Jared is often misnamed as "Jerry" and Jerry is often misnamed as "Jeremy," "Jeffrey", or "Steve" #DoYouEvenNutellaBro Getting Out of the Rut Can Be Simpler Than We Think Collaborating towards success by noticing others in a genuine way Who would play...


Go on a Mission to Get Out of a Rut – Christina Ketchum BtR 178

Mental health counselor, Christina Ketchum, shares insights her experiences on a mission trip to Mombasa and the benefits of serving others.Links and ResourcesListen to these past episodes with Sara McDaniel about her experiences serving in Guatemala.A Simple Life is a Bigger Life, BtR 025Life at 40 and Fired Up from World Domination Summit, BtR 142Mission work doesn't have to be in foreign countries. Here is a story about Sean McCoy who built a business and a ministry through Charity Corps....


Madison Radke Discusses Why You Should Eat Healthy at Work – BtR 177

This episode takes a look at how our diet impacts our performance at work and why we should eat healthy at work.Madison Radke BioWhile a sophomore in college, Madison had hit a physical rut. She was not in the peak performance that she once was when she played high school basketball. The “College Fifteen” had struck, and it wreaked havoc on her confidence.Through education on nutrition and fitness, she was able to work out of that rut and stay out of it. Madison now helps clients ages 18...


Lisa Reck Discusses the Healing Power of Gratitude – BtR 176

Grief can be a debilitating rut if we allow it. Author and blogger Lisa Reck discusses the healing power of gratitude.Lisa Reck BioLisa Reck is an author, blogger, and coach helping people navigate through their pain to live their best life today. Her book titled Breaking Through the Storm: Transform Pain into Power Through Gratitude and Forgiveness shares the story of the tragic loss of her older brother.She is a wife and mother living on the East Coast of the United States. By day, she is...


Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude and Change Your World – BtR 175

Brandon and Jerry discuss how to adopt an attitude of gratitude and the power it has to change the world around you.Benefits of Gratitude“Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” ― Germany KentAn attitude of gratitude can mean the difference between you getting the most out of your day, or trudging through another day in the rut.The Shawn Achor book, The Happiness Advantage, describes how...