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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

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 started reading a week ago and am 3/4 done: The Four: The Hidden [...]

Duration:00:26:08

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. The post Amazon and Facebook’s Secret Weapon, Bonus: Stock Market Madness – 121 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post What’s To Come In 2018 – 120 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post Strategies to avoid vices and guide yourself towards rewarding goals – 119 appeared first on Super Smart Guy...

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, [...] The post Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker – 118 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – 117 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:39:28

The Signal and the Noise – 108

6/1/2017
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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't by Nate Silver Nate silver writes on his blog http://fivethirtyeight.com/ about sports and political forecasting. Most economists try to predict too accurately and are too confident about their skills. Every prediction always needs the proper assessment of a human being. You can use [...] The post The Signal and the Noise – 108 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:51:13

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight and Knowing Your Why – 101

3/8/2017
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Welcome to episode 101. Next week we will return to NLP with more advanced discussions on the subject. But today I want to talk about a recent discovery. Today we talk about Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. I just finished reading this and I highly recommend it. This book will not tell you how Knight [...] The post Shoe Dog by Phil Knight and Knowing Your Why – 101 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:55:32

Intro To NLP – 100

3/1/2017
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Welcome to the 100th episode of the Super Smart Guy Podcast! Today I am kicking off a mini-series of episodes on the art of NLP. Some may be skeptical about what NLP is and what it can do, others are totally sold on the amazing powers of the human language and brain. Wherever you stand, [...] The post Intro To NLP – 100 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:58:41

Mini Habits – 99

2/15/2017
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Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results by Stephen Guise How to engage in an endeavor, tackle a project - take little steps at first. Grow the steps. Make your new habits "Stupid Small" Newtons first law An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed [...] The post Mini Habits – 99 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:33:24

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise – 98

2/1/2017
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K Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. “The reason that most people don’t possess these extraordinary physical capabilities isn’t because they don’t have the capacity for them, but rather because they’re satisfied to live in the comfortable rut of homeostasis and never do the work that is required [...] The post Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise – 98 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:52:35

Deep Work vs. Flow vs. Deliberate Practice – 97

1/12/2017
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The 4 Disciplines of Execution The Whirlwind (urgent) vs. the Goals (important) 1. Focus on the Wildly Important Goal which is 1 or 2 things. Similar to Gary Keller's The One Thing. Say no to everything else. JFK NASA goal. 2. Act on Lead Measures - leading indicators/measures (current) can affect the present vs lagging [...] The post Deep Work vs. Flow vs. Deliberate Practice – 97 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:46:59

Why You Should 3F Your Mistakes – 96

12/30/2016
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Being well versed in a diversity of useful skills is a good thing. Not only can this save you money, it also makes you more resilient as well as helpful to your friends and family. Over the holidays I changed the spark plugs in my car, replaced a blown out speaker (what a pain in [...] The post Why You Should 3F Your Mistakes – 96 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:30:47

Deep Work – 95

12/15/2016
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I am experimenting with a new way of podcasting. Rather than create single topic episodes such as a book review, I will structure it in a way that will make it resemble more like a blog, but in audio format. Whatever I am reading and researching will be discussed. This will allow me to deliver [...] The post Deep Work – 95 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:49:58

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington – 94

12/9/2016
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The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington The thesis of this book is to plan your work and work your plan in 12 week rather than 12 month cycles. The "period of performance" is often a 1 year stretch. If we collapse this period from 1 year into 12 weeks, we [...] The post The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington – 94 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration:00:39:44