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The Mental Cast

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A Podcast for Mental Performance Training, Coaching and Great Discussions.

A Podcast for Mental Performance Training, Coaching and Great Discussions.

Location:

United States

Description:

A Podcast for Mental Performance Training, Coaching and Great Discussions.

Twitter:

@717Soul

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 7174439105


Episodes

Mental Cast - S3:E082(Colin C. Thompson)

2/22/2021
Show: Season 3- Episode 02 (February 2021) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Colin C. Thompson - Founder of Oligye Enterprises and Personal Development and Career Transition Coach. Dan and Colin have a great chat about coaching in the current pandemic, life & soft skills and transitioning from a college athlete to the business world. Colin joins the podcast via Shanghai where he is also working on the cutting-edge world of Blockchains. Colin also discusses his passion for running, which was...

Duration:01:14:22

Mental Cast - S3:EP01 (Anne-Marie Brandt)

2/1/2021
Show: Season 3- Episode 01 (February 2021) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Anne-Marie Brandt - Marketing Guru and owner of Team Brandt Marketing We kick off season three of the Mental Cast by having a chat with solopreneur Anne-Marie Brandt. Anne-Marie and Dan have been friends for over 30 years and decided to have a chat about "saying no" and actually learning to take a break in life without feeling guilty. Not everyone has to do a side hustle or grind 24/7 to enjoy life. Sometimes...

Duration:01:21:42

Mental Cast - S2:E10 (Brent Magnussen)

11/16/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 10 (November 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Brent Magnussen - Author, Public Speaker, and Fmr. Army Engineer This a great episode with "Roger Up!" author, Brent Magnussen. Dan and Brent discuss routines, goal setting, and Brent's new book. There is also a great discussion about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thrown in there for good measure. Dan also got to confirm his morning ritual routine, an item that Brent stresses a lot in his talks and book. As usual, there were...

Duration:01:09:13

Mental Cast - S2:E09 (Jay Hosack)

11/9/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 09 (November 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Jay Hosack - George Mason Men's Volleyball Head Coach. In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Jay Hosack. Jay and Dan's friendship goes back a few years and in this episode, they talk about the coaching ladder. How to move up the coaching ranks and the interesting idea of SHOULD you move up in the coaching ranks. It is great to hear how Jay made the decision to move from sunny California to across the country...

Duration:01:17:37

Mental Cast - S2:E08 (Claudio Reilsono)

11/1/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 08 (November 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Claudio Reilsono - Carnegie Mellon Baseball Head Coach and Global Scouting Bureau In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Claudio Reilsono. Claudio is the head baseball coach of Carnegie Mellon University, a professional scout with the Global Scouting Bureau, public speaker, and author. Dan and Claudio talk about the differences between coaching college and high school, what a good player is about, and a slew...

Duration:00:52:24

Mental Cast - S2:E07 (Karl France - Part 1)

10/25/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 07 (October 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Karl France - NYU Men's Volleyball Assistant Coach (Part 1) In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Karl France. Karl is the assistant men's volleyball coach at NYU. Karl and Dan have a friendship that goes over many years, and this episode is the result of a casual conversation they had during the 2020 COVID-10 pandemic. The discussion in this episode centers around the words "normal" and "average" and how...

Duration:01:03:47

Mental Cast - S2:E06 (Erik Weiss)

9/20/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 06 (September 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Erik Weiss - Little League Baseball Umpire In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Erik Weiss. Erik is a Little League umpire based in Stockton California. We have had a lot of coaches and athletes on the show and thought it would be awesome to have an umpire on. We talk about what it is like being a Little League umpire, dealing with the stress, the mental skills required, and the launch of his podcast "The...

Duration:00:48:43

Mental Cast - S2:E05 (Donnie Reeser - Part 2)

8/13/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 05 (August 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Donnie Reeser - His Weight Loss Journey This episode has Dan sitting down with long time friend Donnie Reeser for part 2 of their conversation series. This episode focuses on Donnie's incredible weight loss journey over there past year +. Of course, there is some witty banter between the two as usual. It should be noted that neither Dan nor Donnie are sharing this chat as a weight loss program or medical advice. It...

Duration:00:47:42

Mental Cast - S2:E04 (DJ Roueche)

7/20/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 04 (July 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with DJ Roueche - Lakers/AVP/Olympic DJ This episode is a blast. Dan has a "sit down" with the always entertaining DJ (Jeremy) Roueche. DJ Roueche is the current DJ for the Los Angeles Lakers, the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, and one of the DJ for the Rio Beach Olympic games. DJ Roueche is also 1/2 of the Suicide Doors, and amazing band based in the L.A. area. They talk about life choices and crazy journeys. A note...

Duration:00:57:12

Mental Cast - S2:E03 (Kyle Wagner)

7/6/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 03 (July 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Kyle Wagner Baseball Guru and Educator This episode has Dan "sitting down" for a chat with Kyle Wagner. Kyle is a former standout high school baseball player who went on to play Division 1 baseball at Wake Forrest and a year in the pros. Kyle was part of the historic 2015 Red Land Little League team that wen on to win the United States Championship. This is a chat that Dan has been wanting to have for a long time. It...

Duration:00:53:04

Mental Cast - S2:E02 (Jen Fry)

6/22/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 02 (June 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Jen Fry of JenFryTalks.com In this second episode of season two, Dan "sits" down and chats with his good friend Jen Fry. Jen is currently a Ph.D. student at Michigan State in Geography. She travels the country (and the world) to spread the word of social justice education. In a nutshell, she gets you uncomfortable to make you better. This is a very candid talk on a lot of topics. It is always a great time catching up...

Duration:00:51:03

Mental Cast - S2:E01 (Trevor Ragan)

6/1/2020
Show: Season 2- Episode 01 (June 2020) Host: Dan Mickle Topic: Chat with Trevor Ragan of The Learner Lab (Season Premiere) In the Season 2 premiere, we sit down with Trevor Ragan from The Learner Lab. I wanted to hear his story of going from the Midwest to Duke basketball to Train Ugly to the future. Trevor has been on a lot of podcasts and the speaking circuit a lot recently, so I wanted to do something a little different and talk about him. I had a great time and I think he enjoyed it as...

Duration:00:41:47

Mental Cast - S1:E08 (Coaching Burnout - Season Finale)

1/30/2020
Coaching burnout is one of the topics I seem to talk about most when I am working with coaches and managers. A lot of people seem to know the end stages of coaching burnout but may not realize the early warning signs or ways to combat it. In this episode, we look at some of the root causes as well as some strategies to help you avoid burnout. It is not an uncommon thing and there are some easy ways to help you avoid it. We hope you enjoy the episode! ** A quick plea! ** We would love it if...

Duration:00:42:45

Mental Cast - S1:E07 (Donald Reeser Jr. - Part 1)

1/24/2020
Part businessman, part dart player, and a lot less of him now. In this episode, we talk with the local proprietor of Reeser's Soft Ice Cream, Mr. Donald Reeser Jr. This is part one of a three-part series on Donnie. We chat in the parking lot of our favorite local food establishment, Nick's 114. Part one deals with his business life and the mental challenges of a small business owner. Part two we chat about his weight loss journey (which has been amazing), and in the final part, we discuss...

Duration:01:27:51

Mental Cast - S1:E06 (Sports Injuries & The Mind)

12/26/2019
In the sports world, the injury discussion has primarily centered on the physical aspects of injuries on athletes. In this episode, Dan looks into the effects of sports injuries on the mind and mental health of an individual. He addresses common concerns and offers a plan that focuses on solutions to help make the rehabilitation process smoother. He also discusses highlights of past episodes (Episode 05- Be a Tim), future and upcoming episodes (Coaching Depression, Parents- Time to talk),...

Duration:00:44:16

Mental Cast - S1:E05 (Be a Tim)

10/4/2019
In this episode, Dan looks at accountability. He tells his story of Tim. Tim is a friend, mentor, peer, and Dan's accountability mechanism for Podcasting. Who holds you accountable for things? Who do you hold accountable? How can we have those discussions with those around us? As always, you can reach us all across social media with @717SOUL. Show: Season 1 - Episode 05 (October 2019) Hosts: Dan Mickle Topic: Accountability Mentioned Pages: The Chopra Center Mentioned Articles: Show...

Duration:00:49:07

Mental Cast - S1:E04 (Traditions)

8/23/2019
In this episode, Dan looks at traditions. Traditions play a large part in our lives. Everything from how we eat, learn, work and play. From the playing field to the board room, we deal with traditions on a regular basis. Usually, we don't even give them much thought, but what are traditions really? Are they good? Are they bad? Where do they come from and how do we evaluate them. Also, what role do they play in your "masterplan"? As always, you can reach us all across social media with...

Duration:00:44:08

Mental Cast - S1:E03 (Journaling)

2/14/2018
In this episode, Dan talks journaling and getting athletes/workers to write. He discusses methods, pitfalls, and shares some personal stories of journaling. Dan also answers some listener questions from the #Ask717Soul tag. If you are new to journaling or looking for new methods, this is the episode for you! Please check the notes below for the links mentioned in the podcast! Show: Season 1 - Episode 03 (February 2018) Hosts: Dan Mickle Topic: Journaling Mentioned Links: Writing on the...

Duration:00:42:11

Mental Cast - S1:E02 (Goal Setting)

11/30/2017
In this episode, Dan talks about Goal Setting. He discusses methods, pitfalls, and shares some personal stories of goal setting. Dan also answers some listener questions from the #Ask717Soul tag. If you are new to goal setting or looking for new methods, this is the episode for you! Please check the notes below for links mentioned in the podcast! Show: Season 1: Episode 02 (December 2017) Hosts: Dan Mickle Topic: Goal Setting Mentioned Links: Finding Mastery Podcast:...

Duration:00:56:45

Mental Cast - S1:E01 (Functional Philosophy)

11/15/2017
In this episode, Dan talks with long time volleyball coach Sean Manzi about creating a functional coaching philosophy. The two discuss the importance of not only creating a coaching philosophy but maintaining and updating it yearly. A functional philosophy can also be applied to the corporate world, sales professionals, and even performing artists. The two also take a question from listeners using the #Ask717Soul social media tag. Show: Season 1: Episode 01 (November 2017) Hosts: Dan Mickle...

Duration:00:53:03