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Each week we take one topic that we are passionate about and dive into it for 20 minutes: leadership, hustle, customer experience, building strong teams... We are James Mayhew and Matt Phippen and we first connected over bicycles and beer. It's our desire to make a difference in the lives of others by sharing stories, experiences and lessons we’ve learned. We're at our best early in the morning as we hang out at local establishments and bring our coffee conversations to you. Two guys.One topic.Twenty minutes

Each week we take one topic that we are passionate about and dive into it for 20 minutes: leadership, hustle, customer experience, building strong teams... We are James Mayhew and Matt Phippen and we first connected over bicycles and beer. It's our desire to make a difference in the lives of others by sharing stories, experiences and lessons we’ve learned. We're at our best early in the morning as we hang out at local establishments and bring our coffee conversations to you. Two guys.One topic.Twenty minutes

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Each week we take one topic that we are passionate about and dive into it for 20 minutes: leadership, hustle, customer experience, building strong teams... We are James Mayhew and Matt Phippen and we first connected over bicycles and beer. It's our desire to make a difference in the lives of others by sharing stories, experiences and lessons we’ve learned. We're at our best early in the morning as we hang out at local establishments and bring our coffee conversations to you. Two guys.One topic.Twenty minutes

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English


Episodes

Do HARD THINGS

7/19/2021
***Special Guest Alert*** Matt and Jim talk to Andrew Hanscom. In this episode they break down what it takes to complete a Diesel Day in Colorado. How far can you push yourself and finish what you started and not QUIT! What is Diesel Day, Check out the website below. https://www.crookedbutterfly.com/ Who Brian ‘tosh’ Chontosh: Brian “Tosh” Chontosh is a retired Marine having served as an enlisted and commissioned infantryman. He has received multiple decorations for valor and recognized...

Duration:01:20:16

Agree and Commit

7/12/2021
Agree and commit. The secret sauce of accountability in great teams. In episode 91, Jim and Matt talk through what it means to get buy-in from other leaders and people on the team... as well as what happens after the meeting.

Duration:00:23:36

Clearly Defined Roles

7/5/2021
What does it mean to have clearly defined roles in leadership? In episode 90, Matt and Jim take an example of a specific role in cycling from the Tour de France to discuss what it means to have defined roles and how it translates into business.

Duration:00:22:24

"He's Our Why" with Kyle McAbee

6/28/2021
From winless to undefeated and a berth at State on the line... this is the story of the Vinton-Shellsburg Boys Soccer team told from their head coach, Kyle McAbee. After enduring multiple winless seasons, the 2021 season was filled with hope and determination as they won the conference outright with an undefeated season and a trip to State on the line. This incredible story of resilience and persevering through tragedy is still being written.

Duration:00:59:16

Live In The Moment

6/21/2021
Think back to when you were young. Your summers were filled with fun, friends and food... but most of all FREEDOM. In episode 88, Jim and Matt record on-location from 'Party in the Park' from the trailer of his girls' axe-throwing business, 4 Girls Axe Throwing.

Duration:00:21:59

Give Away Your Playbook

6/14/2021
Inspired by the memory legendary high school coach, Ed Thomas of Parkersburg, Iowa, Matt and James discuss what it means to give away your 'playbook.'

Duration:00:22:25

Learning to be You

6/7/2021
In episode 86, Matt and Jim talk about everything from seeing things differently to becoming comfortable with who you are and being 'you.'

Duration:00:26:25

Stay On The Path

5/31/2021
In episode 85, Matt and Jim discuss what it means to stay on the path... in business and in life. Principles Matt shared are: Each of these represent a finger on your hand. So what does it mean in your life to "stay on the path?"

Duration:00:22:13

Stay In Your Lane

5/24/2021
What does it mean to stay in your lane? Is that a good thing? That's exactly what we Matt and Jim discuss on this episode of the 2120 podcast. We set it up through the lens of a basketball team and quickly transition to how 'staying in your lane' works – or doesn't work – in the business world.

Duration:00:22:12

Yearning For The Vast & Endless Sea

5/17/2021
Cast a compelling vision and watch how that inspires excellence around you. In Episode 83 we take the famous quote by French philosopher Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, "If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea," to inspire our conversation.

Duration:00:23:08

Keep Your Foot On The Gas

5/10/2021
The reality is that it's hard to bring 100% effort every day. That might happen because you're distracted, sick, under prepared... or because you've consciously (or unconsciously) decided to just 'show up'. As a result, you're not bringing your A-game. In episode 82, Matt and Jim share their thoughts on what happens when you take your foot off the gas.

Duration:00:23:31

The 'Love Letter' Project

5/3/2021
What if you had a goal to receive a letter in the future from someone who worked for you where they expressed their gratitude for helping them find greater success? In episode 81, Matt and Jim break down what it takes to build into another person and why "it's all about people."

Duration:00:25:23

The Ripple Effect

4/26/2021
This episode was a lot of fun and we hope you enjoy the twists and turns. Before we hit record we were discussing retirement and the different perspectives people have on it. But, as with all of our episodes, the conversation turns to what preparing for the future, working towards goals, and the value of a decision... This episode ends on a powerful realization that power of one decision has a ripple effect forward that we can't begin to understand today.

Duration:00:25:51

Who's Left Standing?

4/19/2021
What happens when we're on guy-movie overload? We talk about it on the podcast, of course! So what would happen when 8 superstar action heroes get into a free-for-all match? Who would come out on top? Listen in as we take a different approach on episode 79 of the 2120 podcast with this controversial debate as part of our I'm Right, You're Wrong series.

Duration:00:26:52

Dreams, Ideas, and Those Who Kill Them.

4/12/2021
Jim and Matt launch into episode 78 by discussing great performances – specifically the 2018 film, Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of legendary British rock band, Queen and lead singer, Freddie Mercury. We discuss brainstorming, active listening, "Wow! (not how)", and why you have to understand what makes people around you exceptional.

Duration:00:29:10

Be Honest With Me

4/5/2021
In part 2 with our friend and guest, Josh Erickson, we talk about our families, what it means to have an inner circle, and most importantly, what it means to build a lifelong friendship and the benefits from it.

Duration:00:23:34

Zero Chance

3/29/2021
Our good friend, Josh Erickson finally joins us for a podcast... and he had so much fun, we got him to do another. We talk with Josh about seeing abilities in others and how others see the talents, strengths and gifts in us long before we're able... or even ready.

Duration:00:21:42

Don't screw this up.

3/22/2021
In this episode we get into the question of creating a culture that makes it acceptable to make a mistake, but also where it's unacceptable not to learn from them. Join Matt and Jim for episode 75. Two guys. One conversation. 20 minutes.

Duration:00:23:41

I've created a monster

3/15/2021
Is it possible to empower an employee, volunteer or staff member in such a way they have too much power? As a leader, your job is to get the best out of people, but could you empower them too far? What happens as a result? And, how do you know when you've created a 'monster?' That's the topic that James Mayhew and Matt Phippen tackle in this episode of the 2120 podcast.

Duration:00:22:48

The Extra Gear

3/8/2021
Have you tapped into your extra gear, or are you cruising around in 3rd thinking your car isn’t fast enough for the interstate? In episode 73, we discuss what it means to be confident, to be the best, and why helping others tap into their strengths is so rewarding.

Duration:00:25:05