From Ferris Bueller to Scheduling What Matters Most BtR 021

BtR 021 From Ferris Bueller to Scheduling What Matters Most

Ferris Bueller? Yes, there was a discussion about the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and some of the life lessons we drew from the movie about making your own path against what is normal in our society. While this episode is by no means an analysis of the movie, we gained some insights from how Ferris … Read more From Ferris Bueller to Scheduling What Matters Most BtR 021

How and Why to Get Out of the Victim Mentality Rut – BtR 020

How and Why to Get Out of the Victim Mentality Rut BtR 020

Victim Mentality – When Bad Things Happen to Good People It’s a fact of life. Bad things happen to good people. Bad things also happen to bad people. Bad things just happen. That fact of life does not matter as much as how we respond to it. The worse thing that can happen to any … Read more How and Why to Get Out of the Victim Mentality Rut – BtR 020

BtR 019 Getting Beyond the Rut of New Year Resolutions

Getting Beyond the Rut of New Year Resolutions

When the year gets going, people start out the gates excited about their New Year Resolutions, then they start to wane with a few weeks or a couple of months. Let’s talk about how you can get the most out of the new year so that you feel accomplished by the end of the year … Read more BtR 019 Getting Beyond the Rut of New Year Resolutions

BtR 018 Organization is Not Enough to Succeed

BtR 018 Organization is not enough to succeed

If you want to look forward to a successful new year, you have to take a look back to see where you are now especially when you are in the middle of a long-term plan. In 2015, we discovered that organization is not enough to succeed. You’ll hear in this episode how Brandon and Jerry … Read more BtR 018 Organization is Not Enough to Succeed

BtR 017 Time Management, Tips and Tricks to Avoid the Time Traps in Your Life

BtR 017 Time Management, Tips and Tricks to Avoid the Time Traps in Your Life

Time management is what we will discuss in this episode of Beyond the Rut. There are time traps we all face that can sap us of the time we need to get things done for our dreams. You may find that you’re having a hard time balancing the act among working full-time, raising a family, and … Read more BtR 017 Time Management, Tips and Tricks to Avoid the Time Traps in Your Life

BtR 016 – Go Pick a Fight, Why and How to Use Opposing Perspectives

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Why Opposing Perspectives? We’re not telling you to go pick a fight at a bar. In fact, we’re not telling you to do anything violent at all. Please, do not go out and physically fight someone and blame it on this podcast episode. We’re talking about the value of tapping into perspectives that are different, … Read more BtR 016 – Go Pick a Fight, Why and How to Use Opposing Perspectives

BtR 013 – Getting People on Board with Your Dream

Getting People on Board with Your Dream

In this episode, Brandon and Shawn discuss when and how to share your dream with others. Sometimes, we come out of the gate too soon and are met with resistance from those we expected to support us. Other times we hurt our long-term credibility or build a reputation of having a new crazy dream every … Read more BtR 013 – Getting People on Board with Your Dream

BtR 012 – The Power of Tribes and Getting Started

BtR 012 - The Power of Tribes and Getting Started

In today’s information economy, your success is propelled by your ability to add value and build relationships with a niche of people. Inspired by Seth Godin’s book, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, Brandon and Shawn tackle the topic of the power in tribes and just getting started. “Turn accomplices into friends and you … Read more BtR 012 – The Power of Tribes and Getting Started

BtR 011 – Significance Versus Status: Finding Real Satisfaction in the Work You Do

BtR 011 Significance Versus Status

Where do you want to be in five years? Will you be making the change you wish to see in the world at that time? How do you find significance in the work you do now? These are just some of the questions Brandon and Shawn tackle in this episode of Beyond the Rut as … Read more BtR 011 – Significance Versus Status: Finding Real Satisfaction in the Work You Do

BtR 009 How to Get Ready to Pursue Your Dream

How to Get Ready to Pursue Your Dream

One day you’re going to be ready to take the first step toward your dream, but are you ready? Rather than dealing with these issues after you’ve begun your journey, wouldn’t it be wise to get things in order ahead of time?  We aren’t suggesting that you procrastinate your dream until everything is “perfect” but … Read more BtR 009 How to Get Ready to Pursue Your Dream