Who is Will Wise? Will Wise is the author of Asking Powerful Questions and co-founder of WeAnd.Me helping people create conversations that matter. With over two decades of experience, Will Wise creates custom building leadership programs for corporate and nonprofit groups. He has earned a reputation as one who can transform groups and people into their best selves. … Read moreWill Wise Builds Trust by Asking Powerful Questions – BtR 106
Happy Birthday! Okay, it may not be your birthday. Let’s assume I missed it. So, let this stand as my card or greeting for this year. What do birthdays have to do with ruts? Some people have cake and get presents and cards. Other people get only some cards and maybe a call or two. Some … Read moreHappy Birthday! A blog post by Brandon Cunningham.
by Brandon Cunningham Sometimes, I lie to people. What does that mean? Why would someone confess that type of thing on a blog? Well to be honest (no pun intended,) part of getting out of a rut is to be honest. I tell people they have to break themselves out of the ruts they are … Read moreSometimes I Lie to People
Matt Sandrini Matt Sandrini runs TimeZillionaire.com, a blog that shows you how to use time as the ultimate measure of wealth. Matt shares time strategies to get better results in your professional and personal life. Through his maker’s coaching, he helps freelancers and business owners gain clarity on their number one goal and take constant, … Read moreMatt Sandrini and How You Can Become a Time Zillionaire – BtR 105
Defining Your Own Reality to Find Happiness “If Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuk had a man-child and unleashed him on Medium, he would be Benjamin Hardy.” – Quote from a hater Benjamin Hardy is a prolific writer and blogger, who at the time of this episode going live has over 31,000 Followers on Medium, talks with … Read moreBenjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself (Rebroadcast) – BtR 104
Scott Alan Turner is a family guy and early retiree. Scott learned how to manage his money by accident, and calls himself a former money moron. Today, Scott Alan Turner hosts his own podcast called the Scott Alan Turner Podcast. That podcast is also a syndicated radio show, and he helps listeners get away from … Read moreFrom Money Moron to Financial Rockstar – Scott Alan Turner BtR 103
Cynthia Tripathi, author of Escaping Average and one of our earliest guests, returns! In this episode, she’ll share with us the latest upgrade of her book into an audiobook. We also get to hear how she was able to leave her 9-to-5 and build a real estate investing business. How did she learn to invest … Read moreCynthia Tripathi Lands a New Path – BtR 102
I have 5 children and 2 grandchildren with one more on the way. A grandchild not one of my own. I have always heard that children are our future. Well that is sort of true. They are our distant future. We get really disappointed when they don’t immediately become what we want in life. The … Read moreChildren are our distant future
Indie authors struggle with getting their works out into the public without the backing of the big five publishing houses. It’s a tough barrier of entry for most. Recent tools have allowed writers to publish their works at a scale of 2-to-1 according to Patomi Media Group founder, Naomi Blackburn. More is needed to gain … Read moreFrom Laid Off to Business Startup Helping Indie Authors – BtR 101
Ever ask yourself when you will finally start or take that step? Ever get tired of the answer? If you are like most people the answer is every week and YES I’m tired of the answer. Why do we have more fear than confidence? Why do we have the same conversation with ourselves every Sunday … Read moreWhen?
This may be the biggest hurricane to hit corpus in decades. That could be a really big deal and prayers are really the only option now. The thing I love is the message I got from a great friend reminding me to be safe because stuff is just stuff. I agree. We can always replace … Read moreStuff is stuff
Sometimes you plan and plan and the world says who cares about your plan. As Dave Ramsey says “life happens”. We just had a category 4 hurricane and fortunately we were spared the worst of it. Just some leaves and rain. We had 5 dogs and 8 people in my house but no air conditioner … Read moreWhere life takes you
People who know me will tell you I don’t usually panic. Right now where I live we are 48 hours away from a category one hurricane hitting us. Now I am realistic and prepared but I will not panic. Mostly because I have planned and gone thru the checklist with my bride. She is a … Read moreTime to PANIC!
In Hebrew the word shove means to change direction. Go in another way and stop doing the wrong thing. In English we consider that word to have a negative meaning most of the time. If we really consider it though we need someone to shove us sometimes. If we are about to get hit by … Read moreShove Yourself
I am going to do something amazing. Something no one has ever done or will ever do again. Something no one thinks will happen including me. Until now. That’s right I am going to START! Seems like a simple thing but for most of us it is the point we never get past. If we … Read moreWhat about today?
Author of the blog Simply Southern Cottage, Sara McDaniel, is back for the third time. We figured that was the best way to celebrate our first triple digit episode. Her story is not just about a remodel of a home. It is about reclaiming and restoring one’s own life. Sara will share with you a … Read moreA Simply Southern Cottage Update from Sara McDaniel – BtR 100
Midlife is a time when we lose our hair, groan when we stand up and don’t quite have the spring in our step like we used to. Youth cannot be found again through the purchase of a sportscar or dating a younger woman. According to author and speaker Brene Brown, midlife is when the universe … Read moreMidlife: Use the Gifts You Were Given – BtR 099
We each have a barrier that holds us back. That barrier is probably the one thing that you need to push through to see the kind of life you dream of living. Brandon and Jerry continue the discussion on what those barriers can be and how to identify your “push-through”. Resources Eric Giuliani’s story of pruning … Read moreThe Push Through to Get Out of Your Rut – BtR 098
Brandon and Jerry share their trip report from a backpacking trip to Pedernales Falls State Park. A special guest joined them for the trip, Jerry’s dad. Being joined by Jerry’s dad was a mixed bag. Bruce overcame some ruts to spend time with his son doing what his son enjoys. On the flip side, there … Read moreRemoving “I Can’t” and Other Mental Barriers – BtR 097
Jason Gomez was just 28-years old when his doctor told him he needed a pacemaker to live. Many would consider this to be a life sentence or prison in itself. What can you really do in life if you can get zapped at any moment, right? Rather than be dictated by his condition, Jason decided to … Read moreBe the Pacemaker of Your Life – The Jason Gomez Story BtR 096
Nitin Chhoda – An Introduction Nitin Chhoda is an immigrant who arrived in the US penniless in 2002, in a post 9-11 world. His early years were spent delivering pizza, sleeping in his car, and having little money for winter clothes. Nitin was always a hustler. He became a licensed physical therapist, entrepreneur, author and … Read moreTotal Activation Beyond the Poverty Mindset with Nitin Chhoda – BtR 095
Contentment may seem counter to episode 93 about living in dissatisfaction to live a life beyond the rut. Many religions and self-help books talk about living a life in contentment to find happiness. Brandon and Jerry discuss the finer points on how you can use dissatisfaction to fuel your passion for your dream and balance … Read moreSlow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094
Seth Godin is a marketing expert with a blog that is easy to read. In many ways, he is like the Mozart of words, simple to read, hard to master in life. “Living in Dissatisfaction” is the inspiration of this week’s episode. Brandon and Jerry will discuss how Seth’s idea around living in dissatisfaction can … Read moreLive in Dissatisfaction to Live Beyond the Rut – BtR 093
Jeff Goins is the author of five books including his bestseller The Art of Work. We brought Jeff onto the show to talk about his newest book titled Real Artists Don’t Starve. His newest book talks about how you can be a thriving artist rather than a starving artist. If you have been to Jeff’s … Read moreDiscarding the Myth of the Starving Artist with Jeff Goins – BtR 091