The Whiteboard Project
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Timea Nagy - Human Trafficking Survivor, Educator and Social Advocate
Sex Slavery survivor, author, speaker and social advocate, Timea Nagy immigrated to Canada in 1998. Her nightmare unfolded in Toronto in that same year after arriving from Budapest, Hungary in the hopes of finding meaningful employment. The daughter of a Hungarian policewoman, Timea was held in a cheap motel at the hands of traffickers. She was forced to work in the sex industry. Thankfully, she escaped and started her healing journey. Throughout the healing process she gave back by...
RJ Kayser - Through Suffering, Knowledge
Fresh off his third place finish at the Eastern Ontario Strongman competition, RJ Kayser returns to the studio to discuss his new book “21 Mindset Challenges for Unlocking Your Maximal Potential: Tactics to Forge an Unbeatable Mind”. The book launched the day of the recording is available on Amazon for immediate download. RJ discusses how the book came to be and just what it means to develop an Unbeatable Mind. Anyone looking for advice on how to develop a stronger mindset for life, will...
Stephanie Atkinson - Facing Adversity
A rockstar of a guest, Stephanie Atkinson shows us how to tackle adversity head on by staying in the moment and continuing to develop and explore the world. Stephanie's time is filled with an extremely busy schedule that includes being a volunteer firefighter, teaching emergency medical first aid, fitness training, motocross and travelling to volunteer with services such as LifeFlight of Maine. Through all of this she continues to face adversity head on and she tries to fulfill her life long...
Bear Mountain - 50K Ultra Recap
With seven weeks of preparation behind them, Josh and John tackled the 50K Ultra at Bear Mountain State Park in New York as a part of the North Face Endurance Series. The guys discuss their training and preparation approach, the race itself, and what is next.
Jay Corcoran - When Things Go Wrong, It Hurts
Are you using age as an excuse to not go after the things you want? Stop the excuses and listen to Jay Corcoran, who doesn’t use age as a deterrent from obtaining the goals he has! We call him ‘Benjamin Button’ because he ages like a fine wine getting better every year. When most people are retiring from their sport as professional, Jay was doing the opposite and walking through different doorways. He turned professional at the age of 45 after 70 plus amateur boxing fights where he holds two...
Mike Doherty - Creating Champions in Life
Mike Doherty, owner of Dohjo Muay Thai and athlete with over 30 fights to his resume, lives a principle driven life to structure the success of others. He is a proponent of the human growth mindset and in this podcast he imparts his wisdom on the importance of training in three areas: physical, mental, and technical. At the core, he continues to develop himself and believes that one must be committed to lifelong learning in all of these aspects. You are never physically ready unless you are...
Greg Poisson - Open Your Eyes to What Is Around You
Former pro motocross racer, Greg Poisson talks about growing up with a singular focus to live the lifestyle of being a top level athlete. The hyper-focus kept him away from broadening his sight lines to the world around him and from taking an introspective look at himself. After almost 20 years of dedicating his life to motocross, he walked away from the sport. This period of his life was confusing as he discovered he didn’t know who he was and that he was dealing with an undiagnosed mental...
RJ Kayser - Why Your State of Mind Matters in Life
Writer, blogger, nutritionist, avid reader, and national level strongman, RJ Kayser aka “Reggie King”, explains the mental game of strongman training and how it carries over into life. In order to develop yourself as a high-end athlete, it comes down to willing your mind to do anything. RJ mentions that improving this psychological aspect of your training can mean having the leading edge. What was once a method of documenting Strongman; blogging topics such as training logs, making...
John Witzing - Success is in the Doing, Model Cars not Included
Co-host of The Whiteboard Project podcast, John Witzing, dives into his beliefs behind how he continues to evolve himself as a human being. A big topic of discussion is about the limits of human potential and the mission to discover stories from people and uncover the insights they’ve used to strive for better. One big issue openly discussed is how society spends too much time tearing people down versus building people up. And, the concept that when we sell ourselves and others short we...
Josh Chessman - Success is in a Good Warm-up
Co-host of The Whiteboard Project podcast, Josh Chessman, dives into his beliefs behind how he continues to evolve himself as a human being. Subscribing to the old adage that you become more like the people you surround yourself with, he’s used this approach to learn from the people he admires in order to achieve success. This approach comes from the realization that when people are better than you, do what it takes to learn from them because it is always going to pay out in the end....
The Whiteboard Project - How It All Began
Amateur Strongman competitor, Josh Chessman and amateur Endurance athlete, John Witzing dive right into the first episode of their newly created podcast, The Whiteboard Project. No fancy introductions or slick music, the boys get straight down to discussing how this endeavour all began two years prior. At that time they were doing something they called the Whiteboard Workouts as a way to challenge themselves physically and mentally. Each workout began with a blank slate; regardless of the...