Feb 16

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #160 – Consume

ep160 consumeEpisode #160 – Consume

In this episode, Clay plays hurt for a chat about our ability to consume vs listen. He discusses the important of conversation, getting uncomfortable and why being intentional has to run in a posse with honest and effort.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Intentional
    • Passive
    • Our nature
    • Honest Intentional Effort
  • Consume
    • Listen
    • Consume vs Listen
    • Talking AT, not talking TO
    • Challenge you

Quote(s) of the Week

“When we remove our ability and willingness to listen, we remove our ability to grow.”

Questions & Comments

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Feb 09

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #159 – Pep Talk

ep159 pep talkEpisode #159 – Pep Talk

In this episode, Clay gives an old school pep talk about the overvalue of planning. He discusses his Red Dawn training, breaks down the value of something and explains how Joe Buck and Super Bowl Twitter impact the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
  • Super Bowl
    • Fanatics
    • Joe Buck
    • Tearing down
    • No passive path to the Best Version of You
    • You will never get higher, by telling the world that they’re lower
  • Pep Talk
    • Gym-stagram
    • Red Dawn Training
    • Pep Talk
    • Shut up about the plan!
    • Do something!
    • A good action vs a good plan

Quote(s) of the Week

“A good action with no plan will always trump a good plan with no action.”

Questions & Comments

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Feb 02

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #158 – Heart To Heart

ep158 heart to heartEpisode #158 – Heart To Heart

In this episode, we have a heart to heart about heart to hearts. Clay reintroduces the “Pole Position Parable” and why we should be pursuing checkpoints and not finish lines. Plus, why it’s OK to not be OK.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
  • “Pole Position Parable”
    • Checkpoints
    • Finish Lines
    • My past has nothing to do with your present
  • Heart To Heart
    • My kid
    • Prepper
    • My heart is vulnerable
    • My heart to heart
    • Social anxiety
    • It’s OK to be not OK

Quote(s) of the Week

“There is so much strength in being able to admit that you’re not always strong.”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 26

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #157 – Change The Narrative

ep157 change the narrativeEpisode #157 – Change The Narrative

In this episode, Clay kicks off Year 4 of the Podcast with a trip to the INBOX to discuss why the BEST VERSION OF YOU may need to change the narrative. He also confesses his high school swimming nickname, shares his impression of a Venezuelan Little League team and tells you why he is unapologetically selfish.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Year 4
    • Cycle of Comparison
    • Best Version of You
    • Selfish
  • INBOX
    • “…trouble starting.” (Kate)
      • So hard to start
      • Change the narrative
      • Stop vs Start
      • Time – 24 hours
      • The Debt Free Story
      • Focus

Quote(s) of the Week

“Continuing to bang into the wall and waiting for the wall to move isn’t good for you or the wall.”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 19

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #156 – Selfish

ep156 selfishEpisode #156 – Selfish

In this episode, Clay puts a bow on the third full year of the Podcast by talking about being selfish. He gets musical by discussing the importance of high notes and low notes. Plus, he drops statistics on the light switch versus lifestyle philosophy.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • End of Year 3
    • Disclaimer
  • Low Notes & High Notes
    • Can’t have one without the other
    • Change
    • Quick fixes
    • Lifestyle change
  • Selfish
    • Working on me feels selfish
    • Clay’s Bad Analogy Corner – Swim Class
    • Your wake
    • It starts with you

Quote(s) of the Week

“Without low notes, there are no high notes.”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 12

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #155 – The Restaurant

Ep155 restaurantEpisode #155 – The Restaurant

In this episode, Clay tells you what a restaurant experience taught him about pursuing change and chasing dreams. He also unpacks some simple words from an old High School Coach, takes a spin on the cycle of comparison and plates it all up for the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • 155 Episodes
    • Cycle of comparison
    • Excuses
    • Best Version of You
  • The Restaurant
    • Bad restaurant experiences
    • Noise
    • Big Menu
    • Distractions
    • Quiet
    • Do what you do well
    • Intimacy

Quote(s) of the Week

“The game’s today. We’ve gotta play. Might as well win.”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 05

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #154 – First

Ep154 firstEpisode #154 – First

In this episode, Clay rings in 2017 with a deep dive into the ‘My Word’ trend including evolution talk and the debut of his personal choice. But, first, David Dollar checks in with a New Years edition of #DollarMakesSense that may leave you wanting ‘more’.

Talking Points & References

  • First
    • Last year
    • Well
    • My inner ‘hater’
    • First
    • The ‘last chance’ mentality
    • First isn’t just measurable, it’s a feeling
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Embrace your first shot at 2017
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“It is not the strongest species that survives, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

Questions & Comments

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Dec 29

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #153 – Best Of

Ep153 best ofEpisode #153 – Best Of

In this episode, Clay puts a bow on 2016 by taking a look at the BEST OF the last 52 weeks. He talks momentum, serenity, hard work and how it all applies to the BEST VERSION OF YOU!

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“You don’t have the change the world, the best version of you changes you to see how it impacts the world.”

Questions & Comments

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Dec 22

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #152 – State of the Union & Do Over

ep152 unionEpisode #152 – State of the Union & Do Over

In this episode, Clay checks in with the annual Podcast State of the Union. He discusses 2016, why we’re still here and what we do, before dipping into the INBOX for a question about “do overs”.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Holidays
    • State of the Union
    • Best Version of You
    • Socratic Paradox
    • Empty platitudes
    • Practical encouragement
    • The union is strong!
  • INBOX
    • “… do over on 2016?” (Joe from Florida)
      • Rough year
      • How do overs work
      • Confessional
      • Don’t waste 2017 trying to fix 2016
      • Moving on

Quote(s) of the Week

“I’d rather be the best version of me in bad times, than the worst version of me in great ones!”

Questions & Comments

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Dec 15

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #151 – Snow Day

Ep151 snowEpisode #151 – Snow Day

In this episode, Clay pods directly from his sick bed for some hot snow talk. He discusses his fear of being Wally Pipp’d, explains the value of little steps and goes to the bullpen to bring in a closer.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Under the weather
    • Wally Pipp
    • Best Version of You
  • Snow
    • Snow storm
    • Shoveling
    • Do X, Get Y
    • Instant gratification

Quote(s) of the Week

“You worked so hard, but all you see is the work that’s still left to be done.”

Questions & Comments

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