Mar 26

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #061 – Always Work

Ep 61 Always WorkEpisode #061 – Always Work

In this episode, Clay breaks down the myths of changing your lifestyle and why the BEST VERSION OF YOU is always work. He also retells his origin story, tells you why you can’t outsource your journey and closes with a new CHALLENGE for the week.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
  • Retelling The Origin Story
    • Episode #001
    • Missed opportunities
    • The Picture
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • Always Work
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU is always work
    • The apology
    • There is always work to be done
    • Dynamic
    • I don’t want to take days off
    • You don’t need the rest

Quote(s) of the Week

“You can not outsource your journey!”

Questions & Comments

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Mar 19

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #060 – Lifestyle, Trust & Love

Ep60 TrustEpisode #060 – Lifestyle, Trust & Love

In this week’s episode, Clay talks about the root of all fear – Trust. He discusses why you need to trust yourself with your dream and how it’s all impacted by love. Plus, a check of the INBOX for a question about lifestyle and the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU
    • Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.
  • INBOX
    • “…what do you mean by lifestyle?” (Kim in Ohio)
      • Lifestyle Brands
      • Stigma
      • Nearly everything that happens in your life is a side effect of lifestyle
      • Lifestyle is being intentional with your choices
  • Trust
    • Contemplating the NEXT STEP
    • Fear is a side effect
    • The root of fear is in a lack of trust
    • We’ve proven ourselves trustworthy
    • You have to trust you with your dream
    • Information vs Knowledge
  • Love
    • Trust yourself with your dream because you love it
    • If you love something, it always results in an action

Quote(s) of the Week

“We are drowning in information, but we are starving for knowledge.”

Questions & Comments

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Mar 12

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #059 – Celebrations

Ep59 CelebrationsEpisode #059 – Celebrations

In this episode, Clay uses a special day to talk all about celebrations. He discusses the little celebrations we have daily and the bigger events that we celebrate. He is also discusses why we need to make sure we’re focusing our celebrations on quality over quantity and how it all relates to a classic arcade game.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Two things we all have in common
      • Here we are!
      • We’re done with the One Size Fits All mentality
  • Celebrations
    • My Birthday
    • The Little Things
    • Checkpoints
    • We celebrate the external because it’s tangible
    • We need to value quality over quantity
    • Job well done vs Life well lived
    • Pole Position
  • Challenge of the Week
    • We need to get intentional about our celebrations.
    • Celebrate a life well lived NOW! Don’t wait!
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“Celebrating a job well done should never be grander than a life well lived.”

Questions & Comments

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Mar 05

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #058 – The Greatest Gift

Ep58 GiftEpisode #058 – The Greatest Gift

In this episode, Clay talks about gifts and why your gift is so important to the BEST VERSION OF YOU. He debuts the new CALL ME segment with a question about admiration and why modeling is a lot like parenting. He closes the show with a two-part challenge about sharing and gratitude.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • The evolution
    • My own story
  • CALL ME
    • Ryan Eller – “…what if I want to try to be like someone else? Is that so bad?”
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU will experiment
    • Don’t try to force a fit
    • Be dynamic
    • Modeling behavior
    • The Parenting Effect
    • Model transparency
  • The Greatest Gift
    • The gifts we get vs the gifts we earn
    • If we have to work for it, it isn’t a gift
    • The gift of opportunity
    • The twist
    • The real measure of the BEST VERSION OF YOU is the gifts you give

Quote(s) of the Week

“The BEST VERSION OF YOU is the person who sees their gifts and doesn’t stand in awe of the fact that they have them… but stands humbled by the fact that they get to give them!”

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say ‘Thank You’?” – William Arthur Ward

Questions & Comments

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Feb 26

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #057 – Common Denominator

Ep57 Common DenominatorEpisode #057 – Common Denominator

In this episode, Clay talks about self-help books, serial jumpers and the common denominator in every situation of your life. He goes to the INBOX to talk about why the BEST VERSION OF YOU is like playing a game of Jenga.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
  • INBOX

    • “…will there ever be a Remodeling Clay book?” (Mark in Pennsylvania)
      • The truth about self-help
      • The Jenga Analogy
      • Great coaches and teachers
  • Common Denominator
    • Serial Jumpers
    • Why do we jump?
    • The Common Denominator is YOU
    • Clay’s Weak Analogy Corner
    • Why not choose the BEST VERSION OF YOU

Quote(s) of the Week

“Great coaches meet people where they are…. they find their motivations…. and they strengthen them…. ”

Questions & Comments

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Feb 19

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #056 – All In

Ep56 All InEpisode #056 – All In

In this episode, Clay talks about why if you’re not ALL IN, you’re not in at all. He talks about the commitment of mind, heart and effort, explains the concept of eudaimonia and explains why the BEST VERSION OF YOU may be a virtue ethicist.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
  • Eudaimonia

    • Virtue ethics
    • Aristotle
    • Having good character is the key
    • The state of having a good indwelling spirit of being in a contented state of being healthy, happy and prosperous.
    • Eudaimonia and the BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • All In
    • Little League Life Coach
    • Are you ALL IN?
    • It’s about the mind, heart and effort
    • You’re either ALL IN or you’re not in at all
    • Talking is always easier
    • If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you

Quote(s) of the Week

“You’re either ALL IN or you’re not in at all.”

“A belief is a poor substitute for experience.” – Tony Robbins

Questions & Comments

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Feb 12

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #055 – Q & Clay II: Rewards, Trust & Rising Tides

Ep55 rising tidesEpisode #055 – Q & Clay II: Rewards, Trust & Rising Tides

In this episode, Clay answers your questions in the second edition of Q & Clay. We empty the INBOX and social media to talk about fasting, rewards without work and trust. We also attempt the first ever question-free lightning road and explain why we need to be the tide and not the boat.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Community
    • Cliff’s Notes
  • Fasting

    • “…do you still use fasting and how does it work for you?” (Tara)
      • The 8-Hour Diet Review
      • Test yourself!
      • The 6-8 Meal Plan
      • Eat like an athlete, train like a couch potato
      • You can’t get the reward part without the work part
      • Professional aspirations can’t get amateur efforts
  • Trust
    • “…do you have a word for the year?”
      • TRUST
      • You need honesty in your community
  • Lightning Round
  • Rising Tides
    • “…people in my life happy in their comfort zones…” (Deb)
      • Episode 51 – Comfort Zones
      • Sometimes we put our fear voice on other people
      • Haters
      • Their loss
      • “Rising tides lift all boats”
      • Doesn’t matter WHAT you want to be, worry about WHO you want to be.

Quote(s) of the Week

“If you spend your life always expecting people to disappoint you…. they’ll never let you down.”

“A rising tide lifts all boats.”

Questions & Comments

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Feb 05

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #054 – Dreamers OR Builders

Ep54 DreamersEpisode #054 – Dreamers OR Builders

In this episode, Clay talks about the difference between Dreamers and Builders. We discuss why DREAM isn’t an action word, why it’s sexier than doing and what we really need to be telling the world.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Thanks for the reminder
    • MEME-morialized
    • Comparison
  • Dreamers

    • We don’t dream about base hits
    • The BEST VERSION OF ME dreams about the BEST VERSION OF ME
    • The myth of “If you dream, you’re halfway there.”
    • Dream as a noun or verb
    • Your dream is not an action word
    • You can only dream yourself to the starting line
    • Dreaming/Wanting vs Doing
    • Turning Edison on his ear
    • Perfection and Dreaming are similar kinds of FEAR
  • Builders
    • Stop telling the world what you’re going to do and start showing the world what you’ve done.
    • Dreaming is sexier than doing
    • Focus on the process, not the outcome
    • It’s not about being Dreamers OR Builders, you have to be both

Quote(s) of the Week

“Stop telling the world what you’re going to do and start showing the world what you’ve done.” – Clay

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell

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Jan 29

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #053 – The Right Size & The Wrong Direction

Ep53 Wrong DirectionEpisode #053 – The Right Size & The Wrong Direction

In this episode, Clay celebrates the 1 Year Anniversary of the Podcast by talking about the truth of going in the wrong direction. He also talks about the one size fits all myth, tries to nail the Triple Lindy of inspirational quotes and shares a chance for a Do Over.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Flintstones
    • The 1 Year Anniversary
  • The Right Size

    • One size does not fit all
    • The right size is meant for the BEST VERSION OF YOU
    • The path you have to walk is yours, you experiences are as well.
    • Doesn’t mean you have to walk alone
  • The Wrong Direction
    • The Remodeling Clay Mini-Series
    • Sometimes you have to go in the wrong direction to get to the right place
    • The original vision
    • Niche gets you rich
    • Experience
    • What if you had a manual?
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU wants the experience
    • The Triple Lindy of Quotes

Quote(s) of the Week

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.” – Mark Twain

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendall Holmes

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Jan 22

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #052 – The Gadfly, The Horse & The Wall

Ep52 The WallEpisode #052 – The Gadfly, The Horse & The Wall

In this episode, Clay talks about hitting the wall and our options for responding to it. We also dip into the INBOX for a confession, a mancrush, a little philosophy and a lesson on the gadfly and the horse.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Community
  • INBOX

  • The Wall
    • Recapping the last few weeks
      • Mastery
      • WANT vs WORK
      • Comfort Zone
    • Gaining momentum – charging ahead – BOOM – Hit the wall
    • Some of the most defining moments in our lives happen at the wall
    • The wall can get there in a lot of ways
    • The wall as a metaphor
    • You have two choices at the wall
      • Stop
      • Change direction
    • The wall doesn’t mean you change the destination, just the route

Quote(s) of the Week

“Some of the most defining moments in our lives happen at the wall.”

Questions & Comments

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