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. Every person on the planet …

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 practiced every single day on …

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 I fall into this category …

ETR 80: Why Not You? And Why Not Now?

Why not you? This is the question you should ask yourself every single day if you don’t have a life you absolutely love. The truth is that you are capable of far more than you realize.  In fact, you could realize all of your goals and dreams if you just lived to potential. So, why is it that 97% of …

ETR 78: How “Small” Investments Can Lead to MASSIVE Success

Have you ever wondered how some people manage to achieve MASSIVE success in their lives? You know, the people like Lebron James, Oprah Winfrey, and Kyle Snyder. It has to be talent, right? Well, that certainly plays a role as these people no doubt have gifts that impact their performance levels. But this is not the main factor. Not even …

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 provide art supplies to kids …

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!” One of the goals I …