William Hung found his fame as a contestant on American Idol in 2004. Hung shares his story about turning an embarrassing defeat into a championship opportunity. His new book, Champion by Choice, shares his story and insights on how you can apply his lessons learned to create wins in your own life. William Hung A … Read more American Idol’s William Hung is a Champion by Choice – BtR 206
Life includes moments when you need to reinvent yourself. Author of Whiskey Sunrise shares his story about how he became a writer when he could no longer play guitar. About John Turney Author John Turney was born with a book in hand. While attending college, he took several creative writing classes and found himself smitten by words. … Read more John Turney Discusses How He Became a Writer at Word Fest 2019 – BtR 202
News reporter Deanne Goodman shares how she chose to focus on happier news after she realized her dream job had become a nightmare. When Living the Dream Became a Nightmare Being a journalist is a tough gig. Deanne hustled, and people noticed. Every day she submitted her five ideas for a story. It was when … Read more In Happier News After Living the Dream Became a Nightmare – Deanne Goodman BtR 194
If you want to learn how to get unstuck and make the dream happen, entrepreneur Brian Dixon has a message for you: Start with Your People. How to Get Unstuck The truth on how to get unstuck is simple. If you start with helping your people get unstuck, you will also find yourself getting unstuck. … Read more How to Get Unstuck When You Start with Your People – Brian Dixon – BtR 192
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 more Happy 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 more Sometimes I Lie to People
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 more Benjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself (Rebroadcast) – BtR 104
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 more What about today?
2016 We have enough episodes to finally do a “Best of” episode to close out 2016. Listen to our Top 7 moments from 2016 episodes of Beyond the Rut. There were a lot of highlights to choose from, and this was probably the hardest episode to put together because of the limit we put on ourselves. … Read more 7 Favorite Moments from 2016 – BtR 068
Traveling Tall Around the World Eric Giuliani once worked as an education consultant. He had a great paycheck, company car, and traveled around the United States at the whim of his company. A leave of absence spent traveling his dream vacation opened up his eyes to the world of color around him. Eric returned to … Read more Eric Giuliani is Traveling Tall and Living His Dream – Rebroadcast BtR 067