Leaning Toward Wisdom | Modern Tales Of An Ancient Pursuit
By Randy Cantrell
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modern tales of an ancient pursuit
||CleanReducing The Friction In Your Head That Causes Your Failure (5013)||My life gets disrupted often. It’s not fun in the moment. But it’s profitable. Even minutes later. Disruption is defined as “disturbance or problems that interrupt an event, activity, or process.” In my case, the event, activity or process is m||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe High Value Of Low Expectations, The Low Value Of High Expectations (5012)||I heard somebody bragging about his leadership, “I don’t expect anything of anybody.” Well, that grabbed my attention. That illustration of a progress bar reaching 39 out of 100 displays our anticipation and expectation that we’ll get to 100.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI’m Just A Man In Search Of An Epiphany (5011)||Let’s go outside and enjoy the summer heat, shall we? A change of scenery is sometimes a good thing. Today’s show was recorded on my deck, not inside The Yellow Studio. Epiphany (defined): note – this is the 3rd definition and the one I refer to,||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSurrounded By Ninnies And The Ninnies Are Winning (May 30, 2018 Quick Hit)||Rosanne Barr got stupid. Again. And the people lost their minds over it. ABC canceled her TV show, which was drawing millions of viewers each week. A Philly Starbucks called cops on two men. And people lost their minds.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI’m One Fat Lip From A Championship 5010||“I’m one fat lip from the championship, So don’t give up the fight, And whatever it takes, I’m going to make everything alright…” – from “Whatever It Takes” by James Hunter Back in February a new James Hunter Six record came out, “Wh||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPassing It On – 5009||I admit it. Young adults are among my very favorite people. These two young ladies in this picture are among my favorite people. They know it, too. Because I’ve told them. And I continue to tell them. This was the final year of undergraduate studies f||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPain, Suffering & Heartache: The Stuff That Connects Us 5008||Music. Movies. Books. Songs. Stories. We love them. Enjoy them. Remember them. I’m not a fan of the musical, but there are 2 that I love – and have owned on DVD for years. Paint Your Wagon with Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin.||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Death Of Empathy – 5007||On April 21, 2018 former first lady Barbara Bush was laid to rest. She was 92, the wife of our 41st President and the mother of our 43rd. Two former Presidents, Barbara’s son, George W. and Obama shook hands with the clear aim being the consolation at||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Do You Have To Give? – 5006||His name was Rocky. Like all Westies (he was a White West Highland Terrier; commonly called Westies) he’d cock his head when he was puzzled. You may be puzzled, too. I often am. Which is why I’m always asking questions.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHe Survived Over 7 Years Of Torture In A Prison Camp, But One Rejection Can Derail Us (5005)||Jeremiah Denton died on the morning of March 28, 2014. He was 89. You never heard of him? I’m sorry to admit it, but neither had I. Today I’ve been reading about him in the news. During the Viet Nam war, Denton, a US Navy flyer,||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAvoid Dread By Being Eager! (5004)||True confession. I wrote this in February 2016, but it was part of the previous iteration of LTW. It came up again recently in a conversation with a client who was struggling with inner critic stuff. I figured I’d resurrect it and share it hoping it||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Increasing Popularity Of Crudeness & Vulgarity (5003)||We’re coming up on the 67th anniversary of the story that inspired the cult-hit movie, Idiocracy. Cyril M. Kornbluth was a science fiction writer whose futuristic story, The Marching Morons, was published in Galaxy (a sci-fi magazine) in April 1951.||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInside The Yellow Studio (5002)||It was January 2015 when I last did a virtual tour of The Yellow Studio (click here to see that). It’s among the most consistent requests I get…to do another one. My problem is, not much, if anything has changed since 2015. Same gear. Same workflow.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking The Habit Of Being Yourself #5001||The other day I stumbled onto this book on Amazon. “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One,” by Dr. Joe Dispenza. Do I really need to read a book on how to lose my mind? Well, maybe so.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 1, 2017 Quick Hit||A quick hit is a short riff, rant or observation. An idea worth sharing, but not worth waiting on for a full-blown podcast episode. And not worth devoting an entire episode to either. This morning I did my usual glance drive-by on Facebook and other so.||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNow We Were Four (November 30, 1981 – The Day Renae Marie Arrived)||It was Monday. Ronald Reagan was President. My wife would have to tell you what time she arrived. I don’t remember. I just remember how nervous I was, just like the year before when her brother arrived. If you want to know why caged animals pace,||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4059 Wait On What You Want||Paul Pena was 55 when he died. His life had been a constant struggle with health issues. By the time he was 20 he was blind. His grandfather and father were both professional musicians and Paul followed. He connected with Frank Zappa,||4/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4048 A Virtual Tour Of My Podcasting Studio||Welcome Inside The Yellow Studio. It’s yellow because it’s yellow. Duh. Truth is, I love yellow, orange, red and hunter green. Those are among my favorite colors. I don’t have just one. When I was 15 – yes, people, when I was young,||1/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4012 – Are You Lost In The Career Wilderness?||Recently, while watching a segment on 60 Minutes Sports, I realized I know people who are experiencing the same thing as retiring NFL players – THE WILDERNESS. In December, 2013 the NFL launched The Trust, an arm of the league designed to help players||2/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4010 – 3 Tips To Create A Process Toward Your Own Greatness||Good is the enemy of great.” That’s how Jim Collins begins his classic business best seller, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t. Collins argues the veracity of that sentence because people settle for good and stop||1/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4009 – Magnify What’s Best And Focus On What’s Next (Part 2)||Change The Way You See Others According to the authors of the book, Change The Way You See Everything, asset-based thinkers learn how to see other people through positive filters. Experience and life teach us to focus on the negative,||1/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4008 – Magnify What’s Best And Focus On What’s Next (Part 1)||Change How You Think: Asset-Based Thinking vs. Deficit-Based Thinking Age has brought with it a yearning. For simplicity. A decade ago I began a fascination with minimalism. I’m a non-practicing minimalist. I love the idea.||1/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4006 – What Does Your Solitude Look Like?||I no longer live in an area rife with pine trees, but I spent the bigger part of my youth amidst them. For me, there’s nothing like a nice stand of pine trees with needles covering the ground. It’s a natural insolation from the world. The smell.||1/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4005 – Working Alone, Working Solo||Breaking Bad concluded last night. I was captivated initially by the quality of the writing on the show. Throughout the series I’ve read many interviews with the writers. The writing room for that show fascinates me.||9/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4004 – I Don’t Know What To Do Next||Grinding it out. That’s the stuff of success, but it’s not fun or glamorous. It’s arduous. Lonely. Difficult. In today’s show I want to talk with you about doing what’s next to take you closer toward the success you’re chasing.||9/4/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4003 – Eat, Sleep & Make Money (In That Order)||Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (illustrated to the left) isn’t the only list of purported needs. Famed American psychologist Edward L. Thorndike did his own research on the needs of mankind. And there are others. Each of them have their merits,||7/29/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4002 – Without The Field, There Are No Champions (All Super Heroes Need A Nemesis)||Competition is a dirty word among a large number of younger entrepreneurs. Admittedly, I don’t get it. But I’m no longer a young entrepreneur. Besides that, I grew up in retailing where it was dog eat dog. When I was about 27 I was courted by a larg||7/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4001 – Mini-Bikes, Stereo Gear And Microphones: A Love Affair With Gadgets||“I’m not young enough to know everything.” ― J.M. Barrie, The Admirable Crichton Gadgets. Gizmos. They’re synonymous. Interchangeable. Two of my favorite G words, although I am particularly fond of the word gynotikolobomassophile.* Gadgets an||7/4/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
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