Slow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094

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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 more Slow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094

Live in Dissatisfaction to Live Beyond the Rut – BtR 093

BtR 093 Dissatisfaction

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 more Live in Dissatisfaction to Live Beyond the Rut – BtR 093

Fireside Chat with Brandon and Jerry – BtR 092

BtR 092 Fireside Chat

Brandon and Jerry have a fireside chat about their Goliad State Park trip. The trip was intended as a shakedown camping and hiking experience to try out their gear and acclimate to warm Texas weather…without air conditioning.

Discarding the Myth of the Starving Artist with Jeff Goins – BtR 091

Discarding the Myth of the Starving Artist with Jeff Goins

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 more Discarding the Myth of the Starving Artist with Jeff Goins – BtR 091

Hiking Out of the Rut – BtR 090

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Brandon, Jerry, and friend Steve are doing a day hike to prepare for an upcoming camping trip to Goliad State Park. The camping trip is a shakedown cruise before a bigger backpacking trip. Every dream can be achieved, and it helps to start with smaller milestones and steps. Go for it. Hammock Camping YouTube Channels … Read more Hiking Out of the Rut – BtR 090

Lessons Learned from My First Solo Hiking Experience – BtR 089

Jerry recently took a solo trip to Choke Canyon State Park in Texas. A similarly planned trip had fallen through and he was determined to test his mettle on the trail, a trail, any trail. Choke Canyon State Park is not a large park. Most people come for fishing or boating. The park does not … Read more Lessons Learned from My First Solo Hiking Experience – BtR 089

Thunderdash Founders Kevin and Laura Tift Racing to Their Dream – BtR 088

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Thunderdash Thunderdash is a 5K mud run. It’s the race Brandon and I ran in September 2016. Sloshing through mud pits and over 20 obstacles including a¬†40-foot tire wall in an active quarry is as exciting as it sounds. We are inviting you to join us as we interview the founders of the race, Kevin … Read more Thunderdash Founders Kevin and Laura Tift Racing to Their Dream – BtR 088

Doug Wilks – How to Focus on Your Strengths So Everything Falls Into Place BtR 087

Doug Wilks Strengths Launcher

Doug Wilks is a strengths coach. While that may sound like someone you’d find at a fitness center near you, it’s not. You may have heard of Clifton’s StrengthsFinder, and that is more along the lines of what we are discussing in this episode. Learn more about what Doug does at his website, StrengthsLauncher.com. Most … Read more Doug Wilks – How to Focus on Your Strengths So Everything Falls Into Place BtR 087

The Drive Has to Come from Within You – BtR 086

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The inner drive is the key to success. We cannot depend on others to pour into us and build up our confidence. We either have an inner drive, or we don’t. We can lose it, or gain it back. We are all faced with a naysayer to our dreams at some point in our lives.¬†Brandon … Read more The Drive Has to Come from Within You – BtR 086

Do It Afraid Anyway! Kainee Bram’s Story of Building a Business BtR 085

BtR 085 Do It Afraid Anyway

Kainee Bram was in her mid-forties when she and her husband learned they were going to have a baby! Starting a new business is hard work, especially when your husband is starting a new career. Starting a new business with a new baby as well is downright motivating it seems. Kainee found herself afraid of … Read more Do It Afraid Anyway! Kainee Bram’s Story of Building a Business BtR 085