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Optimizing your performance in health, wealth, and relationships. Don't just be yourself, be your best self. Your host Keith Ledig takes a strategic approach on how to be happy and successful in life through personal development, growth, motivation, life hacks, and continual learning. With interviews, books, and a multitude of resources we discuss topics including business, career, lifestyle, sex and dating, fitness, nutrition, and many others.

Optimizing your performance in health, wealth, and relationships. Don't just be yourself, be your best self. Your host Keith Ledig takes a strategic approach on how to be happy and successful in life through personal development, growth, motivation, life hacks, and continual learning. With interviews, books, and a multitude of resources we discuss topics including business, career, lifestyle, sex and dating, fitness, nutrition, and many others.
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Optimizing your performance in health, wealth, and relationships. Don't just be yourself, be your best self. Your host Keith Ledig takes a strategic approach on how to be happy and successful in life through personal development, growth, motivation, life hacks, and continual learning. With interviews, books, and a multitude of resources we discuss topics including business, career, lifestyle, sex and dating, fitness, nutrition, and many others.

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@KeithLedig

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850-359-1090


Episodes

Set Your Environment For Success With Raj Daniels – 129

7/2/2018
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Today we talk with Raj Daniels. Raj is a subject matter expert in mindset, self awareness, and goal setting. He helps entrepreneurs navigate the business landscape. https://youtu.be/IhozhUCeKSM Blog post One Size Fits One - https://www.rajdaniels.com/one-size-fits-one/ “When something evolves, everything around that thing evolves as well.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Book -...

Duration:01:00:35

Your Identity – 128

6/17/2018
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Identity as discussed in How to Lead When You're Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority by Clay Scroggins I'm not religious but I read a book about leadership written by the lead pastor of North Point Community Church (NPCC) in Alpharetta, GA. I have to admit I like what he says about [...]

Duration:00:46:22

When by Daniel Pink – 127

5/2/2018
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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink * Opening story The year was 1915, Captain William Thomas Turner, a seasoned 58 year old captain heard that U-boats were in the area. He didn't perform evasive maneuvers or use top speed when approaching port. The Lusitania was struck by a U-boat torpedo [...]

Duration:00:51:21

Jason Treu on Team Building and Great Leaders – 126

4/23/2018
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Today's guest Jason Treu talks about: 1) Team building 2) Growing your self-awareness through understanding your historical patterns and aligning them with your current challenges. 1) How to Build a High Performing Culture in 45 Minutes The premise of Jason's TEDx talk, "How to Get CoWorkers to Like Each Other" is that any organization can [...]

Duration:01:06:52

Patrick Kenger, Founder Of PIVOT – 125

4/8/2018
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Do you pay attention to how you look? You don't get a second chance to make a first impression. -How to find and develop your own style and personal brand. -Why it's important to have a "sense of occasion" in the world now. -How to structure your online presence. -First Impressions and what they mean [...]

Duration:00:50:53

Facebook Shenanigans – 124

3/21/2018
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In the light of recent events I felt compelled to discuss the subject of Facebook. I don't meant to single out Facebook specifically. However this is the right time to talk about how great power in technology can influence our lives. I read the book: The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and [...]

Duration:00:26:08

Should You Trust Your Gut ? – 123

3/13/2018
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Should you trust your gut? The short answer is yes and no. It depends. Google search "trust your gut" vs. "don't trust your gut" A gut reaction is your subconscious mind pattern matching. The problem is that you can't control what your subconscious absorbs. Often as we read fiction and watch movies and TV, we [...]

Duration:00:50:08

The Power Of Broke by Daymond John – 122

3/5/2018
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The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage by Daymond John and Daniel Paisner When I started reading this book I didn't know Daymond John was on Shark Tank. I've seen the show before but only a couple times. I am not [...]

Duration:00:48:24

Amazon and Facebook’s Secret Weapon, Bonus: Stock Market Madness – 121

2/7/2018
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In the news: The Stock markets tank. Amazon is using masterful methods in habit and momentum to keep you coming back. Coming soon, book reviews: Win Bigly by Scott Adams, When by Daniel Pink, and The Power of Broke by Daymond John.

Duration:00:57:20

What’s To Come In 2018 – 120

1/22/2018
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Many people attempt new years resolutions. The vast majority of these fail in just a few weeks. For behavior to be permanent it must be sustainable. How do we make behavior sustainable? Use autopilot. Make behavior automatic and instinctual without having to exert effort or think about it. Here are 2 podcast episodes where I [...]

Duration:00:34:46

Strategies to avoid vices and guide yourself towards rewarding goals – 119

12/14/2017
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Examples of negative behavior are: Overeating, excessive TV/gaming/Web surfing/alcohol/smoking. Use all resources available to help you. Mini habits - walk 5 minutes a day Curate your environment - throw out snacks, booze. Put away video games, TV remotes. Stock cupboard with healthy snacks like fruit and nuts. Create autopilot habits that need little effort and [...]

Duration:00:36:20

Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker – 118

12/1/2017
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Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker, The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong Recommended book for beginner/intermediate. The first half of the book introduced me to some new information and the second half was a review of what I've already known. Still good stuff though. Givers, takers, [...]

Duration:01:01:18

Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – 117

11/14/2017
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Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 1 - Be Proactive You choose your life Take responsibility in your life Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern proactive vs. reactive Own it, then you can change it. No excuses allowed! Between the stimulus and the response is your greatest power--you have the [...]

Duration:00:39:28

The Happiness of Pursuit – 116

10/23/2017
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The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life by Chris Guillebeau The book is not about happiness or how to become so. It's about the ambition of the pursuit and the desire to do whatever it took to keep going. Some quests take years or even decades to complete. [...]

Duration:00:46:15

Learn To Predict The Future – 115

10/10/2017
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I have been obsessed with predicting the behavior of other drivers on the road. Call it a hobby when I am bored driving. It's actually a lot of fun and I have become fairly good with determining what other drivers will do next based on their current behavior and past behavior of other drivers. These [...]

Duration:00:34:46

You Are A Badass! – 114

9/21/2017
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Jen Sincero writes in her book You are a Badass about tips on how to be successful in life. Comparing this book to Subtle art of Not Giving a F*ck, I would say that Badass has less actionable advice for the advanced personal developer. However Badass is still a great book for the beginner, and [...]

Duration:00:41:46

10 Quick Storm Prep Tips – 113

9/5/2017
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Last minute pro tips: 1. 5 gallon buckets (available at Lowes and Home Depot for example) are great for use in storing water, food, or used as a latrine. A potty seat is available at camping stores that fit on top of the bucket. Lids are available that make the buckets pretty much waterproof. You [...]

Duration:00:57:40

Optimize Reading Retention – 112

8/27/2017
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Skim the material beforehand If you are familiar with the subject, or have prior knowledge that can be associated with the new knowledge, the new material will be retained more effectively. immerse yourself in the material. Don't read with the TV on. Read with deliberate practice. Take notes repeat the material to remember better teach [...]

Duration:00:40:32

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – 111

8/16/2017
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The title of the book sounds like the author, Mark Manson, will teach you not to care. In fact the book is all about learning how to care in the right way. The author wants you to care about things that serve you, that are truly important in life. we sweat the small stuff and [...]

Duration:00:48:51

What If There Was No Tomorrow? – 110

7/20/2017
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Pontifications More apologies for lateness, I've been sick lately. Also I've been working on my other podcasts: The Confirmation Bias podcast www.confirmationbiaspodcast.com and Every Day Prepper www.supersmartprepper.com. New car fiasco - I bought a new Honda Accord V6 Touring just to find that it makes some whining/ringing noise at highway speeds. The dealer heard the [...]

Duration:00:35:19