Suzy Rosenstein Woman in the Middle -BtR 131

Suzy Rosenstein Woman in the Middle

Suzy Rosenstein Suzy Rosenstein had what many would call a successful 25-year career in public health. Like many people, she felt stuck in a rut when she turned 50 years old. That mindset led to a downward spiral that ended in her career ending with a layoff. We sometimes need a sudden jolt to get … Read moreSuzy Rosenstein Woman in the Middle -BtR 131

Rebroadcast – Just Take Action and Other Insights from Jody Maberry BtR 130

Just Take Action

From Good Job to Boyhood Dream Come True Jody Maberry had a good job as a financial analyst for a commercial bank. One day, he made a decision to hang up that lucrative career to pursue his boyhood dream of working as a park ranger. Maberry shares his struggle with a rut while working as a … Read moreRebroadcast – Just Take Action and Other Insights from Jody Maberry BtR 130

The Hungry Mommy DeeAnna Heavilin on Eating Clean – BtR 129

The Hungry Mommy

The Hungry Mommy Blog DeeAnna Heavilin created The Hungry Mommy blog in 2015 to share the recipes that helped her achieve a clean diet. Faced with an autoimmune disorder that brought on bouts of “brain fog,” diet change was one key factor in lifting the fog. Busy moms face the same challenges DeAnna does with … Read moreThe Hungry Mommy DeeAnna Heavilin on Eating Clean – BtR 129

DeeAnna Heavilin Leading Women to Succeed in Business – BtR 128

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DeeAnna Heavilin DeeAnna Heavilin started her first online business to create time freedom for herself and her family. As a mother, a wife, and a woman with a background in business, she has proven that she has what it takes to create successful business processes. Many small business owners painfully watch their dreams fall apart. … Read moreDeeAnna Heavilin Leading Women to Succeed in Business – BtR 128

Life Is Short Begin Self-Publishing with Tim Lewis – Btr 127

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Tim Lewis Tim Lewis was a happily married man in 2009. Like many men, he worked in a job that left him feeling unfulfilled, however. Work was so bad that he had a dresser drawer filled with letters of resignation that he never turned in. Unfortunately, Tim’s wife Rachel suffered from a stroke that later … Read moreLife Is Short Begin Self-Publishing with Tim Lewis – Btr 127

Kary Oberbrunner Clarity Comes with Action – BtR 126

Kary Oberbrunner

Kary Oberbrunner Kary Oberbrunner is an author, coach, and speaker who helps individuals and organizations clarify who they are, why they’re here, and where they’re going so they can become a Soul on Fire, experience unhackability and share their message with the world. That is the value proposition statement of a man on fire for … Read moreKary Oberbrunner Clarity Comes with Action – BtR 126

How to Re-Energize at Work – BtR 125

Energize at Work

In a Rut at Work? Do you feel like you are in a rut at work? Maybe you catch yourself hitting that snooze button on your alarm eight times too many every morning. Many of our episodes have been about people who left their jobs to start a business. That does not have to be … Read moreHow to Re-Energize at Work – BtR 125

Sean McCoy Connecting Consumers, Businesses, and Charities – BtR 124

Sean McCoy Sean McCoy is a U.S. Navy veteran, Christian, podcast host, and entrepreneur. Well, he’s a lot more than that, but this is what we are covering in this episode. We’ll discuss the drive behind The Come to the Table Podcast and his challenge to Christians to get beyond the rut of judging others … Read moreSean McCoy Connecting Consumers, Businesses, and Charities – BtR 124

From Desk Potato to Marathon Runner Trevor Spencer – BtR 123

Trevor Spencer

Trevor Spencer Trevor Spencer was living the dream. The only problem was that he was living in a physical rut as a desk potato. Lots of work at a desk with very little movement beyond mouse clicks and keyboard strokes. We often say on Beyond the Rut that you already have what you need to pursue a better life, and … Read moreFrom Desk Potato to Marathon Runner Trevor Spencer – BtR 123

Melissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Melissa Monte Part 2

Melissa Monte We are wrapping up our conversation with Melissa Monte from Episode 121. Melissa Monte is one of today’s influential and thought-provoking explorers of the mindset and positive energy. She’s known for her ability to educe and explain complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that deeply connects with a wide audience. … Read moreMelissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Melissa Monte Overcoming Sexual Assault, Bulimia, and Jail – BtR 121

Melissa Monte

Melissa Monte Melissa Monte is one of today’s influential and thought-provoking explorers of the mindset and positive energy. She’s known for her ability to educe and explain complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that deeply connects with a wide audience. She was a victim of sexual assault, twice! She suffered the loss … Read moreMelissa Monte Overcoming Sexual Assault, Bulimia, and Jail – BtR 121

The Peaceful Life Living Beyond the Rut of Urban Stress – BtR 120

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A Case for Peaceful Living Laura Lange lived in a big city or a suburb of one her entire life. With that came feelings of stress and even despair until she moved to a small rural community in the mountains of California five years ago. Talk about a change! Driven by a desire to get … Read moreThe Peaceful Life Living Beyond the Rut of Urban Stress – BtR 120

Megan Vowler on Raising a Child with Down Syndrome – BtR 119

Megan Vowler - Down Syndrome

About Megan Vowler Megan Vowler is a mom blogger who shares her life story and adventures. In July 2016, she and her husband, Mitch, received shocking news during Megan’s pregnancy from a routine genetic screening. The results showed there was a high risk for Trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Listen to this episode as Megan Vowler shares her story … Read moreMegan Vowler on Raising a Child with Down Syndrome – BtR 119

Sean Douglas on Resilience and Life Transformation – BtR 118

Sean Douglas Life Transformation

Sean Douglas Sean Douglas is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, Master Resilience Implementer, TEDx Speaker, International Radio Show Host, Performance Enhancement Expert, and Author. He inspires and motivates you to “Live Your Brand” so you can grow personally and professionally. Millennials to 50-year-old professionals hire Sean to learn life transformation skills that elevate them to new … Read moreSean Douglas on Resilience and Life Transformation – BtR 118

Power Poses, Confidence, and Presence – BtR 117

BtR 117 Presence

Presence What if the phrase “mind over matter” was wrong? Instead, your mind was influenced by your body? That is what Brandon and Jerry discuss in episode 117 of Beyond the Rut Podcast. What are power poses and how do they influence your feeling of confidence by changes in brain chemistry? There’s a science to … Read morePower Poses, Confidence, and Presence – BtR 117

Getting Beyond Your Usual Perspective – BtR 116

Beyond Perspective

Perspective – It’s all about perspective Brandon was recovering from the flu a few weeks ago. That left him with little to do except what many people do these days. He binge-watched shows and movies on Netflix. Running out of his usual genres led him to watch documentaries and series that he would not have … Read moreGetting Beyond Your Usual Perspective – BtR 116

How to Have Success with Your Goals – BtR 115

How to Have Success With Your Goals - BtR 115

Goals – Get Some! Most people are demoralized year-after-year by the idea of making goals that won’t come to fruition. Many people who achieve success have clear, written goals. Let’s talk about how you can make your goals work for your own success. Topics in This Episode Key ingredient success, 1:55 Silver Linings: how you win … Read moreHow to Have Success with Your Goals – BtR 115

Scott Beebe on Why Vision without Implementation is Hallucination – BtR 114

Scott Beebe

Scott Beebe’s Bio Scott Beebe is the Founder and Head Coach of MyBusinessOnPurpose.com, and host of the Business On Purpose podcast. He liberates small business owners from the chaos of working IN their business by focusing ON their business. Scott created “Four Steps To Business Freedom,” a six month group coaching experience exclusively built for … Read moreScott Beebe on Why Vision without Implementation is Hallucination – BtR 114

The Best Beyond the Rut Moments of 2017 – Btr 113

Beyond the Rut Best of 2017

Beyond the Rut in 2017 Beyond the Rut is a podcast about encouraging, inspiring, and equipping you to make your own path and live the life you’ve always dreamed of beyond the rut. Many of our listeners have expressed over the years how they have a good job, they love their families, but life somehow … Read moreThe Best Beyond the Rut Moments of 2017 – Btr 113

Five Ways to Dream Bigger – BtR 112

Five Ways to Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger! Sometimes, we need to change our perspective by changing our physical setting. This episode will give you five tips on how to dream bigger. “A change of pace plus a change of place equals a change of perspective.” Mark Batterson When we stay in our ruts, we prevent ourselves from dreaming bigger for … Read moreFive Ways to Dream Bigger – BtR 112

Insights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

The Last Lecture - BtR 111

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch The Last Lecture, wrote by Randy Pausch in his final days battling metastasized cancer, shares his message to readers about living a full and purposeful life. The sad truth is that the United States population experiences a 100% mortality rate in life. You can actually say this is a global … Read moreInsights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

Terry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 2 – BtR 110

Join us as we conclude the Terry Weaver Trilogy in this episode of Beyond the Rut Podcast. Terry Weaver is the author of Making Elephants Fly. This is the book Brandon and Jerry discussed in Episode 108. You can say in a sense that Terry lives a portfolio life, a term coined by Jeff Goins to describe … Read moreTerry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 2 – BtR 110

Terry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 1 – BtR 109

BtR 109 Terry Weaver Part 1

Terry Weaver is the author of Making Elephants Fly. This is the book Brandon and Jerry discussed in Episode 108. You can say in a sense that Terry lives a portfolio life, a term coined by Jeff Goins to describe how a life’s work is a portfolio of a variety of works. Terry Weaver is … Read moreTerry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 1 – BtR 109

Making Elephants Fly Book Review – BtR 108

Making Elephants Fly is a book about realizing dreams and pursuing what others would deem impossible. If you are looking for inspiration, a mindset shift, or looking to get out of a rut of some kind. This is the book for you. Brandon and Jerry will discuss and review a chapter from the book as … Read moreMaking Elephants Fly Book Review – BtR 108

Travel Tall Homecoming with Eric Giuliani – BtR 107

Travel Tall Homecoming

Travel Tall Yes, Eric Giuliani titled his blog after the fact he is 6’10” tall. There is more to this story, however. Travel Tall tells about how we should move through life. It is about moving through life with an intentional focus on what matters most. Eric began his journey as a burned out corporate … Read moreTravel Tall Homecoming with Eric Giuliani – BtR 107