ETR Uncut 7: Why Do We Try So Hard Not to Be “Weird?”

Have you ever had the urge to tone down your expectations because you were worried about not fitting in? Or just wanted to adjust your personality to not attract attention? If so, you are not alone. Why? Because from the time you were little, it was likely that you were encouraged to fit in by the people around you. The …

68 How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

How to Stay Positive in a Negative World It seems like there is so much negativity in our society today. We are bombarded with messages that tend to pull us away from a mindset that would allow us to achieve our goals. Yet I say this and know that it is not entirely true. Well, at least not about the …

ETR Uncut 6: Three Things I Am Sick Of In My Life

Three Things I Am Sick Of In My Life It is that time of year where we are considering how we want our lives to be different. The New Year tends to bring an optimism about change. The problem is that we often don’t create the right mindset to get different. Simply put, we do not put enough emotion behind …

ETR Uncut 5: Don’t Give Up on the Things That Matter Most

Don’t Give Up on the Things That Matter Most I was ready to give up. I was the #1 wrestler in the country and I was considering losing and just going home. I used to be a little ashamed to admit this, but then I realized that this was a story that people connected with on a personal level. Why? …

ETR Uncut 4: Learn to LOVE the Struggle

 Learn To Love The Struggle There is not a person on the planet who does not want more of something in their life. This is a common thing as most people would love to have more time, money, and/or happiness. The problem comes when people want them to come quickly. This is a common problem today in our society as …

ETR Uncut 3: Three Failures That Flipped My Life Right Side Up

 How to Turn Challenges into Blessings “Failure” is a funny thing.  When we don’t get exactly what we want, we tend to see it as a bad thing. I think we have it all wrong.  Dealing with adversity is not a bad thing.  Not always.  Sometimes it is just want we need. The reason I say this is because some …

ETR Uncut 2: How to Deal with Doubt

How to Deal with Doubt Every person on the planet have doubts that creep into their mind from time to time as they pursue their goals. However, not everyone responds to them the same way, and it is the quality of this response that determines the quality of your life. The average response in our society today is to allow …

ETR Uncut 1: The Era of Easy

The Era of Easy Sometimes you just need to mix things up.  It was time to make a change in the podcast and I have always wanted to do episodes with no notes or prompts. I decided it was time to unveil ETR Uncut.  These are episodes where I speak about something I am passionate about until I am out …

67 I Wish I Had More Confidence

There is one thing that most every person wants when I am coaching them. They all want to feel more confident. This makes sense, right? You must believe in your abilities as a human being if you are going to achieve great things. This episode outlines the essence of confidence and also five steps you can take to cultivate confidence …

66 Thrill Seeking Coach Andy Lausier on Changing Your HAVES to GETS

Change Your Have’s to Get’s Andy Lausier is a leader who has a MONSTER vision for his program. The Head Coach of Sacred Heart University Wrestling, Lausier recently cycled 1,100 miles over 7 days to help raise $130,000 for his program. This accomplishment is simply EXTRAORDINARY! In addition to elevating one of the most underfunded programs in NCAA Division I …