Eat What You Want and Lose Weight the NaturallySlim Way – BtR 049

NaturallySlim

Marcia Upson has helped over 25,000 people lose weight by teaching them about the eating habits of the naturally slim. Brandon and Jerry ask Marcia about the eating habits of “True Thins”, the term she uses to describe those who seem to eat what they want and never gain weight. Also discussed: How to eat … Read moreEat What You Want and Lose Weight the NaturallySlim Way – BtR 049

Brandon Got a Job – BtR 048

Brandon Got a Job BtR 048

Show Notes at BeyondTheRut.com/048 Part 1 – The Job Recent guest, Jamie Rodriguez, put the challenge to Brandon after she interviewed with us on Beyond the Rut. She left her job, then told Brandon to be the next one to pursue his dream. So… Brandon got a new job, and shares how it came about. … Read moreBrandon Got a Job – BtR 048

Jackie Bledsoe on the 7 Rings of Marriage BtR 047

7 Rings of Marriage

What are the stages a thriving marriage experiences? How does a couple survive the empty nest phase in life? How do I strengthen my marriage? What is the right way to start a marriage? What if I didn’t do that? That is why we have author, speaker, blogger Jackie Bledsoe on the show to talk … Read moreJackie Bledsoe on the 7 Rings of Marriage BtR 047

Earn More Doing Work You Love, Scott Barlow (Happen To Your Career) BtR 046

You may have stumbled into your first job right out of high school or college and knew from the start that the work would suck out your soul. Fast forward a few years, and while it has paid well enough you wish you were earning more and doing work you actually enjoy. You may feel … Read moreEarn More Doing Work You Love, Scott Barlow (Happen To Your Career) BtR 046

If You Only Have Five Years to Live – BtR 045

If You Only Have Five Years to Live

If you only have five years to live, what would you do with that time? What is most important to you? Where would you go? What needs to be set up for your family’s future? That’s the direction of today’s conversation between Brandon and Jerry. Dismissively call it a mid-life crisis if you like. The … Read moreIf You Only Have Five Years to Live – BtR 045

Why is Fear Killing You?! 

by Brandon Cunningham Fear Takes Effort – One Way or Another Why is fear killing you? Well part of the reason is you stare at fear longer than you stare at the goal. When you want to avoid something you normally put all your effort into it. For example if there was a guy at … Read moreWhy is Fear Killing You?! 

Wasting Time in Fear Achieves Nothing – BtR 044

Wasting Time in Fear Achieves Nothing

Fear Can Waste Our Time Many people waste their life and time in fear of failure or fear of success. The interview with Jamie Rodriguez in BtR 043 reminded us that life is too short to let fear keep us from doing something worthwhile. Yes, technically Darius Foroux mentioned it first in episode BtR 042 the … Read moreWasting Time in Fear Achieves Nothing – BtR 044

Go Home and Go Big – BtR 043

Go Big and Go Home

Friend Jamie Rodriguez joins us on Beyond the Rut taking on the hot seat. She’ll share how her vacation to New York City became a turning point in her life bringing her perspective and courage to pursue her dream. In a sense, she’s officially the first person who has taken our advice and applied it…that … Read moreGo Home and Go Big – BtR 043

Retrain Your Mind to Stop Betraying You – BtR 042

Retrain Your Mind Our minds betray us. We wish to live a life of significance, but find ourselves putting off the steps that will get us where we want to be. We may be living in a state of learned helplessness after years of failure after failure. Fear holds some of us back before we ever give … Read moreRetrain Your Mind to Stop Betraying You – BtR 042

It’s the Little Things – Follow Up to the Jared Easley Interview BtR 041

It's the Little Things BtR 041

A small drip of water, consistently hitting the same spot on a rock over and over, every day will eventually cut a deep channel into that rock. It’s the little things that make a big difference when we do them repeatedly over time. Brandon and Jerry take a few minutes to reflect on how their … Read moreIt’s the Little Things – Follow Up to the Jared Easley Interview BtR 041

Pocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 040

Pocketful of Sunshine BtR 040

Singing Pocketful of Sunshine Can you imagine Brandon jamming out to Adele or singing Natasha Bedingfield’s “Pocketful of Sunshine”? That has been just the start of his father-daughter vacation with Maddy as they drive from Texas to New Mexico and on a loop back to Texas. After seeing sites like the International UFO Museum and … Read morePocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 040

Become the Noticer and Collaborate Towards Success with Jared Easley #DoYouEvenRutellaBro – BtR 039

Jared Easley

#DoYouEvenRutellaBro?! Host of Starve the Doubts podcast and founder of Podcast Movement conference joins us to talk about success through collaboration. Noticing the work of others and helping them is his secret to being noticed. Topics discussed: How Jared is often misnamed as “Jerry” and Jerry is often misnamed as “Jeremy,” “Jeffrey”, or “Steve” #DoYouEvenNutellaBro … Read moreBecome the Noticer and Collaborate Towards Success with Jared Easley #DoYouEvenRutellaBro – BtR 039

Take Your Child to Vacation Week

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by Brandon Cunningham I may not be able to get “Take Your Child to Vacation Week” made an official holiday, but it should be in families today. I have 4 boys and one girl. Time with one child is hard to come by in my house. Well, at least it used to be really hard. Now … Read moreTake Your Child to Vacation Week

Vacation with Your Kids 1-on-1 BtR 038

Vacation with Your Kids BtR 038

Vacation With Your Kids Before It’s Too Late Brandon goes out of his way to connect with his kids with quality one-on-one time. He has to when he has a blended family with five children. It’s easy for any one child to feel left out when we are doing everything we can to provide the … Read moreVacation with Your Kids 1-on-1 BtR 038

How to Lose Weight Without Dieting – BtR 037

How to Lose Weight Without Dieting

A few weeks ago while recording episodes 35 and 35 of Beyond the Rut, Brandon noticed that Jerry had been getting thinner. In fact, by that time Jerry had lost 16 pounds since the start of 2016. Here’s the crazy thing. Jerry did not adopt any gimmicky diets. He didn’t go Vegan. He ate whatever … Read moreHow to Lose Weight Without Dieting – BtR 037

Former NFL Player Jason Brown Told Us No and That’s Okay – BtR 036

Former NFL Player Jason Brown Told Us No and That's Okay

Connect with us. Email a comment or question for the show, info@beyondtherut.com. Or, call and leave a message to play in a future episode, (361) 596-3788. Our Story with Former NFL Player Jason Brown Most people we know hate being told no. We recently reached out to former NFL player Jason Brown. He’s the player … Read moreFormer NFL Player Jason Brown Told Us No and That’s Okay – BtR 036

Lessons Learned in Podcast Audience Growth – BtR 035

BtR 035 Podcast Audience Growth

Connect with us. Email a comment or question for the show, info@beyondtherut.com. Or, call and leave a message to play in a future episode, (361) 596-3788. Lessons Learned Seven months ago, we launched Beyond the Rut Podcast after eight months of planning and replanting. There were successes and failures along the way. While we gave … Read moreLessons Learned in Podcast Audience Growth – BtR 035

The Leadership Challenge of Self-Doubt and How to Beat It – BtR 034

The Leadership Challenge of Self-Doubt BtR 034

Beating Self-Doubt We bring Davidson Young back for another interview on the show where we ask him to tell us about the most common leadership rut his clients find themselves. While the host of The Leaders Foundry didn’t share a common rut, he did identify the most common root cause. That common root cause of … Read moreThe Leadership Challenge of Self-Doubt and How to Beat It – BtR 034

A Multi-City Physical Therapy Practice without a Clinic – BtR 033

BtR 033 Bert De Vera

Who is Bert De Vera? Just weeks after getting married to the love of his life, Bert De Vera immigrated to the United States from the Philippines to fulfill a contract to work for a physical therapy practice. He was reunited with her in just under two years. As his career gained traction, he found himself concerned … Read moreA Multi-City Physical Therapy Practice without a Clinic – BtR 033

Cynthia Tripathi on Sparking Positive Momentum and Escaping Average – BtR 032

BtR 032 Cynthia Tripathi

Sparking Positive Momentum Brandon and Jerry interview Cynthia Tripathi, author Escaping Average: 18 Tips to Spark Positive Momentum and Transform Your Life. Cynthia’s mission in life is continuous personal development and to help others achieve powerful results for their own life. Achieving fulfillment for her stems from finding momentum. She strives to help people learn … Read moreCynthia Tripathi on Sparking Positive Momentum and Escaping Average – BtR 032

Benjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself – BtR 031

Benjamin Hardy BtR 031

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, … Read moreBenjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself – BtR 031

Lessons from the Presidential Election – BtR 030

Lessons from the Presidential Election BtR 030

Why do people run in a presidential election in the United States? How do we translate that to our own lives? 2016 Presidential Election Jeb Bush recently suspended his bid in the 2016 presidential election. He had the financial support, but could not garner the public support of his party to win the nomination for … Read moreLessons from the Presidential Election – BtR 030

Emotional Intelligence and Building Emotional Capital – BtR 029

Emotional Intelligence and Building Emotional Capital

Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence is the idea that we can be aware of our own emotions and attuned to the emotions of others. This includes the ability to build relationships and keep healthy relationships whether at home, school, or work. The better we can harness the power of relationships at work the more we can … Read moreEmotional Intelligence and Building Emotional Capital – BtR 029

When Do You Know It’s Time to Throw in the Towel? BtR 028

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It’s Time to Throw in the Towel, Jeb! We hear all kinds of messages and inspiration about never quitting, giving 110%, and many other cliches. The 2016 Presidential Primary Race has shown us that there is a time when it makes sense to just throw in the towel and call it quits. Maybe you have money … Read moreWhen Do You Know It’s Time to Throw in the Towel? BtR 028