• #89 Absurdly Useful Leadership Tactics That You Can Use Today from Josh Spodek

    Posted on March 26, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    Today I bring you Joshua Spodek, my first ever repeat guest. His insights into leadership were uniquely fascinating the last time back in episode #58 and he just launched his book, Leadership Step by Step, so I wanted to have him back on to talk about what we might learn if we buy it. Josh […]

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  • The Irony of Blaming “Every Kid Gets a Trophy”

    Posted on March 23, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Leadership.

    It’s become a badge of honor to say it. “Every kid gets a trophy’ is ruining our children.” It’s like when our grandparents told us they walked to school in the snow uphill both ways. Everyone wants to think that their life was harder when they were a kid. They were raised the right way […]

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  • The Secret of Cael Sanderson’s Success

    Posted on March 21, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    I was hoping to get a full podcast episode published this week but it wasn’t to be. I spent 3 1/2 days in St Louis watching the greatest spectacle in all of the sports… the NCAA Wrestling Championships (yes, I’m biased but this picture may convince you). On my flight home, after just 2 hours […]

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  • #88 Entrepreneur, Ironman Peter Shankman on Turning ADHD and Other Challenges into Assets

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    How to turn your challenges- like ADHD- into assets with Peter Shankman of HARO. Today I bring you, Peter Shankman. Peter is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a dose of adventure and make it work to your advantage. An […]

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  • #87 Why Every Kid Actually SHOULD Get a Participation Trophy

    Posted on March 5, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    The recent tirade by the Louisville head women’s basketball coach about “every kid gets a trophy” is the latest public lashing of society. It’s an unfortunate irony. The very coach whose job is to teach young athletes accountability is blaming someone else for his own failure as a coach. This is a coach who played […]

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  • Kevin Greene A Football Life

    The Secret to Success (And 3 Examples)

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Failure, Goal setting.

    I recently watched the NFL Network’s “A Football Life” on Hall of Famer Kevin Greene. (I’m a Steelers fan so…) His high school coach was interviewed and said Kevin was the hardest working player that he ever coached. I read recently that Muhammad Ali’s coach had also bestowed the same compliment– hardest worker ever– on […]

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  • #86 Jessica Lahey, Author of NYT Bestseller The Gift of Failure

    Posted on February 26, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    A blueprint for parents who want to raise confident, resilient children. Today I bring you Jessica Lahey. Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. And she’s the author of the New York Times bestselling book “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed.” Reading from […]

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  • #85 Fitness Guru Tony Horton of P90X on the Psychology of Becoming Great

    Posted on February 19, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    The failures that led to becoming the biggest name in fitness. Today I bring you Tony Horton. Tony is the wildly popular creator of the best-selling fitness series: P90X®, and most recently 22 Minute Hard Corps®. Tony is a world-class motivational speaker, personal development coach and author. Need I say more? But first…. If you […]

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    Why Every Kid SHOULD Get A Trophy

    Posted on February 19, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in popular.

    The recent tirade by the Louisville head women’s basketball coach about “every kid gets a trophy” is the latest public lashing of society. It’s an unfortunate irony. The very coach whose job is to teach young athletes accountability is blaming someone else for his own failure as a coach. This is a coach who played […]

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  • #84 Jason MacKenzie: The Guy Who Shares How to Actually Have the Confidence to Just Be Yourself

    Posted on February 13, 2017 by Jim Harshaw in Podcast.

    Being truly authentic is scary. Why one man makes it his priority. Today I bring you Jason MacKenzie. Jason MacKenzie is an expert on peak human performance. He’s a father, speaker, author and coach. He teaches audiences around the world how cultivating vulnerability will liberate the strength, wisdom, and courage we already possess. He is […]

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