ETR 83: How Excuses Cause Our Dreams to Disappear

How EXCUSES and DREAMS are Connected While we don’t often realize it, these two things are directly connected in our lives every single day.  When we say this out loud, it makes complete sense. Yet we get so caught up in our daily lives that we don’t even consider this fact. Here is the reality. …

ETR Uncut 8: Transformational Shift During My TEDx Talk

I Was Definitely Nervous I had prepared for my TEDx Talk for months. From the moment I found out I had been accepted to give one, I had prepared for the opportunity. For the first month, I dove into creating a crazy profound topic that would impact people. And once that was in place, I …

ETR 81: How Uncomfortable Sparks Potential

Uncomfortable sparks potential. This is not a concept that I always understood. Certainly not in the way that I outline it in this podcast episode. The reality is that most people avoid uncomfortable at all costs in our society. Why? We are taught that things should come easily and instantly. I have to admit that …

ETR 77: The 11-Year Old CEO and 200,000+ Crayons…

Crayons. 200,000 of them. Can you imagine being able to send that amount to kids in need across the world as an 11-year old in 5th grade? It is staggering to think about! Yet this is exactly what Bethany Kuster has done with her Color for Kids organization.  She has created a movement designed to …

The Delayed Gift of Setting a BIG Goal

“If you have a big goal, it will not come easily or instantly. Instead, it will often be rooted in disappointment and frustration. But if you keep pushing for it, eventually there will come a time when the thing you want just sneaks up on you.  This moment will be worth it so earn it!” …

ETR 75: Undress the Element of Uncertainty

Uncertainty.  It is one of the single biggest things that stop most people from achieving great things.  Yet most people don’t even know why they are stuck in their lives. Having worked with thousands of people in a performance capacity, here is how it plays out.  People get excited about pursuing something they are passionate …