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Episode 136: Let Him Chase You | Part 1

In our latest MSLJ episode, Mackey is live at First Baptist Church Kaufman. Mackey shares how he learned that letting God chase us is equally as important as chasing goals and dreams FOR God. He shares 2 of the 4 main understandings we should have going into the new year. 1. God loves you. 2. God is on your side. Follow us on social: @mackeyspeaks YouTube:


Episode 135. Leading and Creating a Vision | The MindSide Podcast

In our latest episode, we are bringing you part one of Mackey's interview on the Mindside Podcast with Dr. Bhrett McCabe. Mackey shares how to take a vision from being a dream to making it your reality. He shares with us how he was able to take what he loved from volunteering with a football program for seven years and create it into something that he could support his family with every single day. Key Takeaways from this podcast: -Put in the reps to achieve your goals -Money isn't an...


Episode 134: Look At Yourself

In our latest episode, Mackey is speaking at First Baptist Kaufman. Mackey begins by explaining that the way we can understand what the world needs is by looking at what we each personally need. To see what other's need we just need to look in the mirror. Mackey shares a different perspective from the Prodigal Son and explains how both sons needed the same thing, they needed the acceptance of the father. Acceptance wasn't based on what the sons did, but on who the father is. We don't have...


Episode 133: Goon of the BIble

Mackey has been traveling the state of Texas and beyond and is excited to be back in action, bringing you new content every Wednesday. The 2W team has been busy working away, going left lane, hammer down. We've been working harder than ever before! We're so excited you've come along for the ride and supported us thus far! In our latest episode, Mackey is live in Goonville, speaking with athletes about the "Goon of the Bible." Mackey talks about a Goon of the BIble, Naaman and his story...


Episode 132: Energy Vampires

In our latest episode on the Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal, Mackey talks about this idea of energy vampires. There are so many people in our life who we're surrounded with who focus on what is wrong. These people literally suck the energy out of the team because of their negativity and doubt. Mackey answers a question a coach recently asked him. She asked, "What do you do when you're best player is an energy vampire? When the player is awesome, they are unbelievably awesome, but when...


Episode 131: There's a Rattlesnake in the Dugout

Coming at you live from Crandall America. Mackey shares a crazy story that Coach Russell Lucas told him, and he shares some of Coach's points he made when he shared this story with some athletes and coaches. There are things that you don't see in life, there are the rattlesnakes, the things that will attack you that are hidden, and you have no idea they are there. We have to prepare for those things too. The things that we see coming, we can be defensive in preparing for, but the things...


Episode 130: Rep the Brand

In our latest MSLJ episode, Mackey is bringing us a message he heard from Coach Braxton of Howard Payne University. Coach said something that made Mackey grab his pencil and start writing. Coach said that whether you excel or whether you fall short and don't reach your goals, other people are going to identify you as a part of a team, and we will represent a team in our actions. Mackey encourages us to handle our anger, handle situations that may not be going our way well because there are...


Episode 129: A Leader Worth Following Part 2

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal Episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is bringing us part 2 of a two part series Mackey gave this past Sunday at Houston’s First Baptist Church. Mackey talks about the last three ways to be a leader worth following and shares in depth how we can use those skills and ideas to have a greater impact on those around us. Mackey dives in deep about averaging up, learning humility, and trusting in God.


Episode 128: A Leader Worth Following Part 1

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal Episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is bringing us part 1 of a two part series Mackey gave this past Sunday at Houston’s First Baptist Church. Mackey talks about the first three ways to be a leader worth following and shares in depth how we can use those skills and ideas to have a greater impact on those around us. Leadership is not given, it is earned each and every single day.


Episode 127: Be on Guard

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal Episode, we are sharing a clip from the Texas's High School Coaching Association's Leadership Summit. Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is digging in deep as he talks about different ways to be in guard on the field, in the locker room, and in life. He talks about the difference between having a position of influence and positioning ourselves for a position of influence. There is nothing wrong with having a position of influence, but it's the point at...


Episode 126: Love YOU Too Much

In our latest episode on the MSLJ, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is fired up about a recent quote he posted on Twitter talking about the idea that the very best coaches care too much about their players to not let them be their best. The smallest things matter to the coaches that won't accept anything except each players' best. The best coaches accept nothing but the very best. They see in them what the athletes don't always see in themselves. They know and see where athletes could go when the...


Episode 125: Make Hay While the Sun Shines

In our latest MSLJ episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) talks about how he reads a chapter from the book of Proverbs everyday. He shares with us 6 big ideas he gained from Proverbs 10 along with a key verse for each of those topics. There are 31 chapters in the book of Proverbs, and it just so happens that most months have 31 days. Mackey states that he can think of no other more transformative practice that I have adopted in my daily routine. The book is practical, applicable, and even if you...


Episode 124: Preparing for the Big Stage

In our latest MSLJ episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) comes to us live talking about preparing for big stages and dealing with the drop in your stomach when thinking about a big event in your life. Some of the ways Mackey deals with preparing for the big stage are: 1. Commit that Stage to the Cold Shower 2. Count Breathing 3. Have a Trigger


Power of Positive Thinking | Announcements for April 9, 2018

In our latest MSLJ episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is talking about bringing the power of positivity. Every single one of us are given 1,440 minutes in each day, and we alone have the power to choose whether or not we will spend one of those minutes positively or negatively. We only get to spend those minutes once, but we are the only person who decides how we spend them. We are the most powerful people in our own lives. When we look for the positive and not for the negative, we will find...


Episode 123. Tribe of Mentors Questions Answered (Rebroadcast from Coach360 Podcast)

In our latest episode, Mackey and Colton meet up to talk about what's going in the 2W world, as well as some of their important virtual mentors. They highlight the work Tim Ferriss does with some of the most influential people in our day; his newest book, Tribe of Mentors; and the 11 questions Tim asked some of his mentors from every industry. Mackey and Colton then turn the tables and answer some of Tim's questions. Social Media Handles: @mackeyspeaks @fullcurlcolton @2wordstv


Episode 122: Prominent vs Significant

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is live with Harrison again, talking about the difference between something being prominent vs. significant. Mackey talks about how many things in our life can be either prominent or significant, and may not be both. One is not better than the other. The truth is, prominent or significant, the best position to be in is the one that is best suited for you, the one that will amplify best your impact in the...


Episode 121: Invitation vs Explanation

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) joins us live from Tomball, TX accompanied by a special guest, his son, Harrison. Mackey talks about the impact of your words. The moment you switch from explanation to invitation is when everything changes. The moment you stop seeking an explanation, and you start looking for the invitation, then that's the moment, the world of possibilities opens up. In life, we continuously seek explanation after explanation,...


Old Thinking | Announcements for April 2, 2018

"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." Albert Einstein 1. Episodes being released on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. 2. Please Rate, review, and share the Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal 3. Sign up at to receive Leadership Guides directly in your inbox!


A Question for You | Announcements for March 26, 2018

Announcements for March 26, 2018 Interested in having Mackey come speak to your team? Send an email to or shoot a DM to @MackeySpeaks Let us do you listen to the MSLJ? Three in a row? Through out the week? Let us know...Would you engage with the content better if it was released Monday, Wednesday, Friday?


Episode 120: Podcasts I Listen To

In our latest Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) shares some of his favorite podcasts with us. If you know anything about me, you know that I love podcasts. I’ve replaced music in my car with podcasts, and I spend a LOT of time in the car. The cool thing about podcasts, is that there is literally a podcast for anything. Whatever you’re interested in, whatever you want to learn, there is a podcast for it. So for this Leadership Guide, I wanted to highlight...