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The Super Smart Guy Podcast

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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

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 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. [...] The post The Happiness of Pursuit – 116 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post Learn To Predict The Future – 115 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post You Are A Badass! – 114 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post 10 Quick Storm Prep Tips – 113 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration: 00:58:34


Learn Like a Teacher – 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 [...] The post Learn Like a Teacher – 112 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – 111 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

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 [...] The post What If There Was No Tomorrow? – 110 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration: 00:35:19


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


You Can Be Right And Still Be Wrong – 93

11/25/2016
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The Godfather is the king of cognitive dissonance and compartmentalizing. Cognitive dissonance – the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change Complarmentalization – unconscious psychological defense mechanism used to avoid cognitive dissonance, or the mental discomfort and anxiety caused by a person’s having conflicting values, […] The post You Can Be Right And Still Be Wrong – 93 appeared first on...

Duration: 00:43:21


Switch! By The Heath Brothers – 92

11/3/2016
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Book discussion: Switch! How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip and Dan Heath Overall I highly recommend this book. The points made in the book are backed up by stories and there are several examples supporting each one. The book is easy to follow and highly engaging so I was motivated to […] The post Switch! By The Heath Brothers – 92 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration: 00:59:30


Many Wolfe Talks Public Speaking – 91

10/19/2016
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My friend Manny Wolfe was talking to me about his cool new speaking program and I said hey let me record you for a podcast episode. You can talk about it and share some speaking tips with the audience. It’s great that he is as enthusiastic about public speaking and wants to share his skills […] The post Many Wolfe Talks Public Speaking – 91 appeared first on Super Smart Guy Podcast.

Duration: 00:53:44

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