Feb 11

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #107 – Passion & Niche

ep107 passionEpisode #107 – Passion & Niche

In this episode, Clay talks about the blessing of a dynamic life. He dips into the INBOX for talk about PASSION and breaks down the importance of finding your niche.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Dynamic creatures
    • Value
  • INBOX
    • “…how do you know when you’ve hit on passion?” (JJ)
      • Keep turning over rocks
      • Finding that known passion
      • Passion is what you’re prepared to do after you’ve done all of the things you’re expected to do.
      • The litmus test of passion
  • Niche
    • Pod talk
    • Niche doesn’t mean small, it means focused
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Embrace your niche
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Quote(s) of the Week

“You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” – Winston Churchill

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Feb 04

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #106 – Change

Ep106 ChangeEpisode #106 – Change

In this episode, Clay talks about the prominence of the word change in today’s world and how we’ve been buried in the empty promises it brings. He also discusses why change isn’t a realistic option and introduces an alternative key to unlocking the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Comparison
  • Change
    • Rebranding
    • David Dollar’s take
    • Change keeps coming up
    • Remodeling Clay: The Community‘s Take
    • People don’t like change
    • Change by definition
    • Google Search
    • The Flip Phone argument
    • Evolution means not throwing away the history
    • Couch to 5K (Reference Episode #039)
    • The danger of change
    • Not a zero-sum game
    • Evolution is not passive
  • Challenge of the Week
    • The Evolution is Coming
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Quote(s) of the Week

“We are the facilitator of our own creative evolution.”

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Jan 28

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #105 – Broken?

ep105 brokenEpisode #105 – Broken?

In this episode, Clay talks about the infatuation the world has with telling you that you’re broken and breaks down the reality of how our lives are like a child with a new toy. He also celebrates the 2nd birthday of the Podcast and explains why passion and desire always trump meaning.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • 2 Years Old
  • Desire v Meaning
    • Seeking meaning
    • Passion
    • BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • Broken
    • Popular refrain
    • I’m NOT broken
    • Toy analogy
    • Patience
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Pick up your toy
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
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Quote(s) of the Week

“What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.” – Charlie Chaplin

Questions & Comments

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Jan 21

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #104 – Rest, Dreams & Confidence

Ep104 confidenceEpisode #104 – Rest, Dreams & Confidence

In this episode, Clay dips into the INBOX for a question about rest and the only real way to appreciate it. He recaps a conversation about dreams – of both kinds – before talking about our tendency to confuse confidence and certainty in pursuit of the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Remodeling
    • Someone else’s goals
    • The exclamation point
  • INBOX
    • “…resting intentionally…” (Amanda)
      • 2016 Words
      • How my brain works
      • Rest is action
      • Rest has to be earned to be appreciated
  • Confidence
    • Dreams
    • The danger in labeling them dreams
    • We should pursue what is actionable
    • It’s not confidence that you’re craving, it’s certainty
    • The joy of life is in the uncertainty
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Check your toes
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
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Quote(s) of the Week

“Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find balance in them is a skill in itself. Finding them in each other – activity in rest and rest in activity – is the ultimate freedom.” – Ravi Shankar

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Jan 14

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #103 – Jukebox, Momentum & Physics

Ep103 momentumEpisode #103 – Jukebox, Momentum & Physics

In this episode, Clay talks about false idols, Golden Globes, football and why you’re not suppose to be a jukebox. He reexamines the concept of momentum through a brand new prism before using some high school physics to put you in motion toward the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Not your Mama’s self-help
    • Community
  • False Idols
    • Golden Globes & Football
    • Even good things can be false idols
    • Do you want to be a jukebox or make music?
  • Momentum & Physics
    • Revisiting momentum
    • Good momentum and bad momentum
    • What gets you out is what got you in
    • The Anakin Skywalker of self-help
    • The Law of Motion
    • Momentum has direction and magnitude
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Find the direction and magnitude to where you’re going
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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Quote(s) of the Week

“We need great momentum to get us out, because it was a great momentum that got us in.”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 07

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #102 – Kindness & Buzzwords

Ep102 kindnessEpisode #102 – Kindness & Buzzwords

In this episode, Clay revisits the importance of short term wins. He shares a story about kindness and the lessons he learned about passion before digging into the buzzwords of the New Year and the three-headed approach to community when it comes to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • This isn’t help
    • #WinToday
  • Kindness
    • The Story
    • Random Acts of Kindness
    • Passion doesn’t have to be sexy
  • Buzzwords
    • New Years buzzwords
    • Well
    • Community
    • The three-headed approach
      • This is what I’m working on
      • This is what I have so far
      • Can you help me improve it?
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Find community and use it correctly
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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  • Join The Facebook Community!
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Quote(s) of the Week

“This is what I’m working on. This is what I have so far. Can you help me improve it?”

Questions & Comments

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Dec 31

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #101 – Year End Spectacular II

Ep101 Year End Spectacular IIEpisode #101 – Year End Spectacular II

In this episode, Clay closes out 2015 the same way he did it last year, with a YEAR END SPECTACULAR!!! Check in with show favorites Amy Latta, Casey Lewis, David Dollar, Corie Clark, Ryan Eller & Jerrod Murr to see how their 2015 went and what’s on the horizon for 2016. Plus, a surprise guest and the debut of Clay’s word for 2016.

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“Necessity is the mother of invention” (Proverb)

Questions & Comments

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Dec 24

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #100 – Shout-outs

Ep100 shout-outsEpisode #100 – Shout-outs

In this episode, Clay gives a shout-out to 100 shows by taking it back to where it all started to discuss potential energy. He discussed why the BEST VERSION OF YOU isn’t sexy. And drops as many shout-outs as one episode can fit!

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Episode 1
    • Potential Energy
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • Shout-outs
    • Too many to name!!!  So I’ll just say… THANK YOU and shout-outs to everyone!!!
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Don’t waste a breath!
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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Quote(s) of the Week

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today… have you used one to say ‘thank you’?” – William Arthur Ward

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Dec 17

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #099 – Discipline, Talent & Frank Sinatra

Ep99 Frank SinatraEpisode #099 – Discipline, Talent & Frank Sinatra

In this episode, Clay celebrates the last of the double-digit episodes with talk of discipline.  Who has it and how and when it needs to be deployed. He also discusses talent by sharing his love for Frank Sinatra and a letter he wrote to an 80’s pop star.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • 99 straight weeks
    • Webinars
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU
    • Tweeners
  • Discipline
    • Episode #014
    • Blaming an absence of discipline
    • Discipline means doing the work on the days you don’t want to
    • Discipline means putting the same effort into the things you hate as the things you love
    • Success lies in the margins, but discipline lives in the sucky parts
  • Talent
    • George Michael circa 1990
    • “…the tragedy of fame…”
    • Frank Sinatra’s letter of response
    • Our talents our gifts, are not for us to hoard
    • Talent must not be wasted
    • The parable of the talents
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Be more Frank Sinatra — don’t George Michael your talents
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Quote(s) of the Week

“Talent must not be wasted. Those who have talent must HUG it, EMBRACE it, NURTURE it and SHARE it lest it be taken away as fast as it was loaned to you.” — Frank Sinatra

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Dec 10

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #098 – Assumptions & The Small Stuff

Ep98 assumptionsEpisode #098 – Assumptions & The Small Stuff

In this episode, Clay talks about having easy conversations. He cracks open the INBOX for talk about assumptions and their connection to fear before closing the show with a story about dishwashers, sweating the small stuff and the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Branding
    • Easy conversations
    • How do you know a dream is real?
    • The Best Version of You
  • INBOX
    • “I know it’s going to be hard… I know I’m going to struggle… I know I’ll probably stumble…” (Lady)
      • Assumptions
      • Almost all of our errors come from assumptions
      • Failure is real… it’s tangible.
      • Assumptions are empty
  • The Small Stuff
    • The Dishwasher Story
    • Sweating the small stuff
  • Challenge of the Week
    • The YOU-CENTRIC Universe
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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Quote(s) of the Week

“Almost all of our errors come from assumptions”

Questions & Comments

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