Solo Hiking – Lessons Learned from My First Solo Backpacking Trip (a Rebroadcast) – BtR 141

Solo Hiking

Solo Hiking by Jerry Every quest has a season where it feels like you are going it alone. That is synonymous with my first solo hiking trip taken last summer. Texas heat scorches during the Summer. We joke about it being a dry heat, but I really don’t know why that matters. It’s still friggin’ … Read moreSolo Hiking – Lessons Learned from My First Solo Backpacking Trip (a Rebroadcast) – BtR 141

Sean McCoy Connecting Consumers, Businesses, and Charities – BtR 124

Sean McCoy Sean McCoy is a U.S. Navy veteran, Christian, podcast host, and entrepreneur. Well, he’s a lot more than that, but this is what we are covering in this episode. We’ll discuss the drive behind The Come to the Table Podcast and his challenge to Christians to get beyond the rut of judging others … Read moreSean McCoy Connecting Consumers, Businesses, and Charities – BtR 124

Melissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Melissa Monte Part 2

Melissa Monte We are wrapping up our conversation with Melissa Monte from Episode 121. Melissa Monte is one of today’s influential and thought-provoking explorers of the mindset and positive energy. She’s known for her ability to educe and explain complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that deeply connects with a wide audience. … Read moreMelissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Insights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

The Last Lecture - BtR 111

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch The Last Lecture, wrote by Randy Pausch in his final days battling metastasized cancer, shares his message to readers about living a full and purposeful life. The sad truth is that the United States population experiences a 100% mortality rate in life. You can actually say this is a global … Read moreInsights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

Terry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 1 – BtR 109

BtR 109 Terry Weaver Part 1

Terry Weaver is the author of Making Elephants Fly. This is the book Brandon and Jerry discussed in Episode 108. You can say in a sense that Terry lives a portfolio life, a term coined by Jeff Goins to describe how a life’s work is a portfolio of a variety of works. Terry Weaver is … Read moreTerry Weaver Encourages You to Make Elephants Fly Part 1 – BtR 109

Making Elephants Fly Book Review – BtR 108

Making Elephants Fly is a book about realizing dreams and pursuing what others would deem impossible. If you are looking for inspiration, a mindset shift, or looking to get out of a rut of some kind. This is the book for you. Brandon and Jerry will discuss and review a chapter from the book as … Read moreMaking Elephants Fly Book Review – BtR 108

Happy Birthday! A blog post by Brandon Cunningham.

Happy Birthday!

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.

Sometimes I Lie to People

Sometimes I Lie

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

Cynthia Tripathi Lands a New Path – BtR 102

Cynthia Tripathi Lands a New Path

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

Removing “I Can’t” and Other Mental Barriers – BtR 097

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