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Kyle Dammann And Growth Factor Network (3 of 3) On The Cycles Of Complexity

May 8, 2021

You can find Kyle at or the Effortless Expert Community on Facebook. And the graphic we reference in the podcast can be found here.

The Bank Robber Episode

May 6, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) Back to this: everything good will be attacked. This isn’t a spiritual thing, it’s not evil attacking you. This is a natural thing. All of l…

I write when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes at 9 every morning.

May 3, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) You will notice great strides in your progress if you invest your ethos, your intentions, and your efficacy into action – into agency. When …

Kyle Dammann And Growth Factor Network (2 of 3) On The Cycles Of Complexity

May 1, 2021

Talking with Kyle Damman of The graphic we discuss can be found at We cover health, starting a business, and the cycles of complexity.

Excellence Is The Next 5 Minutes - Make Them Rock

April 29, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) In a world where businesses are paying money to buy your attention, the ability to focus is going to be the new superpower. I’m sure you rea…

The Amish Tea Party (Second Mix Riffs)

April 27, 2021

Unedited, uncut riffs on life. My wife and I visit a B&B in Mid Ohio and end up in a funny sort of trouble.

It's A Terrible Thing To Wait

April 26, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) You will not grow in your comfort zone. We need the challenge of life in order to get stronger. I spent years doing only what was comfortabl…

Find The Triangle-Shaped Hole

April 22, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) Resources: Zone Of Genius Worksheet One of the major questions to ask yourself is, is this something I should be doing? So although you can …

Second Mix Riffs (unedited, uncut) Book - Donald Miller Building A StoryBrand and Marketing Made Simple

April 20, 2021

Second Mix Riffs - Unedited, Uncut Two books by Donald Miller. Building A Story Brand and Marketing Made Simple. Level up your marketing skills without paying thousands of dollars to a consultant.

Talent Is Cheaper Than Table Salt

April 19, 2021

The Ideas and Concepts Mastermind (Facebook Group) Featured: The Good All Around Us Podcast I wasted a lot of time in my life – truly 30 years – because I didn’t understand that I had the cap…

Kyle Dammann And Growth Factor Network (1 of 3) On The Cycles Of Complexity

April 17, 2021

This week features Kyle Dammann, the owner and entrepreneur at Growth Factor Network. Kyle and Matt talk about health, education, business, and the mental game of starting and running a business. The Cycles of Complexity gra…

Two Words That Will Change Your Life - HOW and UNTIL

April 15, 2021

email Website/Blog The first word is HOW. The most important question you can ask yourself when you run up against a stone wall. How do I get this done? How do I get through this? How do I le…

Get The Thing Done

April 12, 2021

In the Ideas and Concepts Facebook Group , let me know one of your goals and why you want it! I'll go first - join the conversation. (Also, I meant I'd be back on Thursday!) Here’s why most people don’t set goals: It’s hard.…

Second Mix Riffs - Book - The Go-Giver

April 11, 2021

Today, hiking in the woods and riffing on the book The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann. Talk about in Second Mix's Ideas and Concepts Mastermind on Facebook

You Can't Push My Buttons (I Don't Have Any)

April 8, 2021

In this episode, I cover the multiple uses and benefits of visualization, and how you can overcome things that are driving you crazy. Join the Facebook group HERE, and let me know how you are going to use these techniques in…

Five Years From Now You Will Surely Arrive

April 5, 2021

In 5 years, if you are in exactly the same place as you are today, will you be okay with that? If you look around at your life in 5 years and you have all the same stuff, and all the same joys, and all the same problems, wil…

Don't Find Your WHY. Choose it.

April 1, 2021

I call on James Clear, Jim Rohn, Victor Frankl, and Oliver Wendell Holmes to find out what my purpose is in this life. Purpose and meaning are the most difficult parts for me. Everything is so arbitrary – nobody is there to …

Do Positive Affirmations Work?

March 29, 2021

Do positive affirmations work, or are they a waste of time? I’ve tried them, and I’ve given up, and I’ve tried them again. There is research out there that says they work, and research that says they don’t work. The statisti…

How To Make Your Life As Simple As Possible...But Not Simpler

March 25, 2021

Important ideas that fall under the category of Ethos before we move on. 1. Simplicity. Einstein said (in effect), “Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.” If you focus on the important things, th…

Elephant Bites - Life Accumulates. (The Compound Effect)

March 22, 2021

You might remember hearing phrases like these from time to time: You can eat an elephant one bite at a time. Do it step by step. If you’re like me you’ve heard these hundreds of times, they are in popular culture and we’re a…

Pouring It In - Your Input Equals Your Future

March 18, 2021

If you only change this one part of your life, it will change everything else. Zig Ziglar said, "Your input determines your outlook, your outlook determines your output, and your output determines your future." My life is p…

The "Why Me" Problem - Mindset Trouble Is A Cycle Of Complexity

March 15, 2021

Our minds are always deceptive and leaning towards the negative. It's supposed to be this way. Here's how I learned to combat this enemy and rise up from the dirt. This is part of a series on getting through the cycles of co…

Cycles of Complexity - How To Get Through Anything

March 11, 2021

Ethos, Intention, Efficacy, Agency, Adversity, Elevation As it turned out, these six categories defined a way to get through all of the cycles of complexity you go through in life – in business, in relationships, in health i…

You're Really Not Allowed To Do This - The Permission Deficit

March 9, 2021

I want to talk about what I call “A permission deficit” – I wasted a lot of time in my life waiting for permission to get going. Permission to start my own business, permission to live the life I wanted to be living. I call …