Journaling, How to Write Everyday for Your Success – BtR 144

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Journal Writing Brandon and Jerry discuss the benefits of journaling every day for your own success. There is an insight that you can gain from looking back on previous years to see how you’ve progressed on a goal, achieved intended growth, or the opposite. A journal can point out the areas of your life that … Read moreJournaling, How to Write Everyday for Your Success – BtR 144

The Morning Routine That Gives You the Advantage to Succeed for the Day

By Jerry What are some goals you have sitting on the back burner, untouched, collecting dust? You’re probably waiting for your arrival to “Someday Isle” when you can work on that goal, that dream, and at the same time you’re no where closer to that accomplishment. The perfect time to start your journey does not … Read moreThe Morning Routine That Gives You the Advantage to Succeed for the Day

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

REBROADCAST Pocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 136

BtR 136 Pocketful of Sunshine

Pocket Full 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 Research … Read moreREBROADCAST Pocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 136

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

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

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 moreSlow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094

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

Drift Into a Rut or Row Out of It – The Choice is Yours BtR 084

BtR 084 Shawn Albright

This episode’s discussion is based on a blog post from Beyond the Rut alum, Shawn Albright. The post is titled Drift and Row (click the link to read this post.) We have our lives we dreamed of living. We also have the risk of drifting far from our destination when we are not paying attention to … Read moreDrift Into a Rut or Row Out of It – The Choice is Yours BtR 084

Creating Career Magic with Lee Cockerell – BtR 072

Creating Career Magic with Lee Cockerell

Lee Cockerell Lee Cockerell has accomplished things you would not expect from someone born and raised in Ardmore, Oklahoma. It would seem like life was stacked against Lee. He was a college dropout, so that must be the end of the road, right? Not quite. Hard work and the willingness to learn new skills and … Read moreCreating Career Magic with Lee Cockerell – BtR 072