Episode #53 - What Makes a Champion with Don Yaeger, Eleven-Time NYT Best-Selling Author, and Team Culture Expert

Episode #53 - What Makes a Champion with Don Yaeger, Eleven-Time NYT Best-Selling Author, and Team Culture Expert

What do greats like Walter Payton, UCLA Coach John Wooden, Blind Side’s Michael Oher all have in common? They created personal greatness that extended well past what seems comprehensible - but, it was in their approach and humility, that Don would exclaim, that they were unaware of their great effect. That, that is what makes a champion. Don Yaeger is a nationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, longtime Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated, and author of over 30 books, eleven of which have become New York Times Best-sellers. Enjoy my conversation this week with Don.

NEW Episode #52 - PT 2 - Overcoming Trauma and Transforming Anger with Wes Chapman, Founder of A Human Project

NEW Episode #52 - PT 2 - Overcoming Trauma and Transforming Anger with Wes Chapman, Founder of A Human Project

Abandoned by both parents, abused, forgotten and diagnosed and to never amount to anything of value – this was the foundation of Wesley Chapman’s self-worth.

Despite such horrifying beginnings, Wesley grew up to found successful businesses and work with some of the largest, most respected brands in the world.

Companies like Apple, Verizon and Harvard University have looked to Wesley for guidance and innovation in branding, marketing and sales. It was only through Wesley’s unique ability to create and shape his own self-worth that he was able to achieve such remarkable accomplishments.

This week, come listen in to part two to hear how Wes has transformed trauma and anger into positive change for himself and the world at large.

Episode #51 - PT 1 - Overcoming Trauma and Transforming Anger with Wes Chapman, Founder of A Human Project

Episode #51 - PT 1 - Overcoming Trauma and Transforming Anger with Wes Chapman, Founder of A Human Project

Abandoned by both parents, abused, forgotten and diagnosed and to never amount to anything of value – this was the foundation of Wesley Chapman’s self-worth.

Despite such horrifying beginnings, Wesley grew up to found successful businesses and work with some of the largest, most respected brands in the world.

Companies like Apple, Verizon and Harvard University have looked to Wesley for guidance and innovation in branding, marketing and sales. It was only through Wesley’s unique ability to create and shape his own self-worth that he was able to achieve such remarkable accomplishments.

This week, come listen in to part one to hear how Wes has transformed trauma and anger into positive change for himself and the world at large.

Episode #50 - Mindset with Dave, 50-Episodes Later

Episode #50 - Mindset with Dave, 50-Episodes Later

This week, I look back on all of the things I've learned so far on this journey, 50-episodes later, and it's a lot! I provide a summary from what I learned from each person, and talk about where I'm going, and in partnership with you. To get there together, please send me all of your comments, suggestions, feedback, or guest introductions! Enjoy this week as I recap all of the conversations up until this point.

Episode #49 - Guerrilla Mindset with Jesse Levin, Founder of Tactivate and Co-Founder of Brooklyn Boulders

Episode #49 - Guerrilla Mindset with Jesse Levin, Founder of Tactivate and Co-Founder of Brooklyn Boulders

What if we were to totally flip marketing on its head, and develop a bottom-up, organic approach to launching businesses, or better yet, helping local populations overcome acute disasters? That's exactly what Jesse Levin has developed with his 'expeditionary entrepreneurialism' approach, and the results are fascinating. This is a must listen if you're thinking about starting a new venture, and hopefully, this gives you hope that you don't need to become an Instagram or Facebook selfie star in order to do so.

Episode #48 - Better Than Normal Mindset with Hitesh Ramchandani, International Motivational Speaker, Author & Coach

Episode #48 - Better Than Normal Mindset with Hitesh Ramchandani, International Motivational Speaker, Author & Coach

If you were forced to workout for 6-hours EVERY MORNING just to be able to go do work, without any days off, would you do it? That's what Hitesh Ramchandani, International Motivational Speaker, Author & Coach has to do every morning to be able to spread his inspirational message: BETTER THAN NORMAL. Born with Cerebral Palsy, the doctors gave Hitesh just 24 hours to live. 24 years later, he has defied all odds, tackling challenges and obstacles such as bullying and taunting from an early age. Come listen to Hitesh as he brings us on this journey of triumph. Listen now.

Episode #47 - Expedition Mindset with Pablo Durana, World-Class Adventurer and Film Maker

Episode #47 - Expedition Mindset with Pablo Durana, World-Class Adventurer and Film Maker

What does the REAL Most Interesting Man in the World Sound like? Come hear for yourself in our latest chat with Adventurer and Film Maker, Pablo Durana - this is a must if you are inspired by people like Indiana Jones, movies like Meru, or places like Patagonia...listen now.

Episode #46 - Triumph Mindset with Mohamed Lahna, From Casablanca to California to Olympic Medal

Episode #46 - Triumph Mindset with Mohamed Lahna, From Casablanca to California to Olympic Medal

Born with a physical defect, Mohamed Lahna was essentially outcast as a misfit. It wasn't until his mid-20's when he found, with the use of a prosthesis, that he could run. This changed everything Mohamed, and a new world of possibilities opened-wide for him, leading him to eventually medal in the 2016 Paralympics. What obstacles are you facing that could be framed differently, unlocking your own world of possibility? Come listen now as Mohamed takes us on his journey from social misfit, to world-champion. Listen now.

Episode #45 - Growth Mindset with Jenny Blake, Best Selling Author of the Book Pivot and Founder of the Pivot Method

Episode #45 - Growth Mindset with Jenny Blake, Best Selling Author of the Book Pivot and Founder of the Pivot Method

What small experiments can you run starting from right where you are? If you could suspend all fear and practicalities, what would your next big move be? How would you structure your days? Come listen to my conversation with Jenny Blake, Best Selling Author of the renown book PIVOT as we discuss these questions and much more. Listen now...

Episode #44 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 3 of 3: How Do I Workout?

Episode #44 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 3 of 3: How Do I Workout?

We're going to go on a 3-part series to discuss lifestyle, and how we can approach things like stress management, diet and activity. I will be discussing my personal approach to these items, as well as how I help clients think through lifestyle and how it can ultimately help push them towards the meaningful work and outcomes they want in their lives. This week we'll discuss my fitness journey. Listen now.

Episode #43 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 2 of 3: What do I eat?

Episode #43 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 2 of 3: What do I eat?

We're going to go on a 3-part series to discuss lifestyle, and how we can approach things like stress management, diet and activity. I will be discussing my personal approach to these items, as well as how I help clients think through lifestyle and how it can ultimately help push them towards the meaningful work and outcomes they want in their lives. This week we'll discuss my nutritional journey. Listen now.

Episode #42 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 1 of 3: How Do I Decompress?

Episode #42 - Special Lifestyle Series with Dave - Part 1 of 3: How Do I Decompress?

We're going to go on a 3-part series to discuss lifestyle, and how we can approach things like stress management, diet and activity. I will be discussing my personal approach to these items, as well as how I help clients think through lifestyle and how it can ultimately help push them towards the meaningful work and outcomes they want in their lives. Listen now.

Episode #41 - Ikigai Mindset with Hector Garcia, CERN Software Engineer and Internationally Best Selling Author

Episode #41 - Ikigai Mindset with Hector Garcia, CERN Software Engineer and Internationally Best Selling Author

Why do Okinawan and Japanese people live so long? Is it diet? Is it meditation? Hector Garcia says it's neither - it's because of something called Ikigai. Come listen now.

Episode #40 - Decision Mindset with Rob Harsh, Cancer Survivor, Author and Founder of Awakened Adventures

Episode #40 - Decision Mindset with Rob Harsh, Cancer Survivor, Author and Founder of Awakened Adventures

Given a 4% chance of living, with only two-months to live, founder, author and adventurer Rob Harsh made a decision that would change everything, eventually leading him into full-remission. Listen now...

Episode #39 - Possibility Mindset with Kate Milliken, Founder of Milligrace Productions and MyCounterpane

Episode #39 - Possibility Mindset with Kate Milliken, Founder of Milligrace Productions and MyCounterpane

A film and TV producer by trade having produced for the View and 60-minutes, Kate Milliken is a fighter and a thriver. She has been faced with significant challenges, and yet has seen possibility through it all.

Come listen to Kate as she takes you on a journey where she was faced with hard choices to fight on, and make something happen with her life in-lieu of challenges, some life-threatening, that could have easily taken her down if she didn't decide to see new possibilities ahead. Listen now...

Episode #38 - Near-Death Mindset with Dave, Interviewed by Sean Sechrist, Host of the Unbeaten Path Podcast

Episode #38 - Near-Death Mindset with Dave, Interviewed by Sean Sechrist, Host of the Unbeaten Path Podcast

We've changed things up a little for this week! Sean Sechrist, Founder and Host of the Unbeaten Path Podcast, had me on to talk about my near-fatal experience in Boston from 2005...

Episode #37 - Failure Mindset with Jim Harshaw, TedX Speaker and Host of Success Through Failure Podcast

Episode #37 - Failure Mindset with Jim Harshaw, TedX Speaker and Host of Success Through Failure Podcast

Failure, struggle and setbacks are not only an inevitable part of life but a necessary step on the path to success. Jim Harshaw has learned many life lessons on the wrestling mat. Having won three ACC Championships for the University of Virginia, trained at the Olympic Training Center and competed overseas for Team USA he has experienced significant triumph and devastating defeat......

Episode #36 - Endurance Mindset with André Kajlich, Ironman™ World Champion and USAT Paratriathlete of the Year

Episode #36 - Endurance Mindset with André Kajlich, Ironman™ World Champion and USAT Paratriathlete of the Year

He didn't even know what happened. All he remembers is looking down at his legs in the hospital bed, to find they had just been removed...

How did André Kajlich overcome such extreme odds to go on to become the Ironman™ World Champion and USAT Paratriathlete of the Year?

Episode #35 - Heartful Mindset with Nestor Perez, Fortune 500 Meditation Coach & Personal Healer for HH The 14th Dalai Lama's team & HH 17th Karmapa

Episode #35 - Heartful Mindset with Nestor Perez, Fortune 500 Meditation Coach & Personal Healer for HH The 14th Dalai Lama's team & HH 17th Karmapa

This week we have Nestor Perez onto the podcast. Nestor Perez, is a meditation teacher, Chi Nei Tsang, Shiatsu, Holistic Health Practitioner, and Coach of Fortune 500 CEO's. Nestor is well known for his deep healing techniques and insightful guidance. 

Episode #34 - Optimization Mindset with Adam La Reau, Co-Founder of O2X, Founder of One Summit and Former Naval Special Operator

Episode #34 - Optimization Mindset with Adam La Reau, Co-Founder of O2X, Founder of One Summit and Former Naval Special Operator

This week we have Adam La Reau onto the podcast. Adam is Co-Founder of O2X and a former Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy SEALs who began his military career as a Midshipman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA). Having left active duty in August 2013, Adam attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and received an MPA. He also founded 'One Summit' a non-profit to help build resilience in children with cancer.