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…. ”

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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

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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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Jan 15

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #051 – Comfort Zone

Ep51 Comfort ZoneEpisode #051 – Comfort Zone

In this episode, Clay talks about the importance of getting out of your comfort zone. He talks about turning unknowns into knowns and how getting uncomfortable builds muscle.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Different things to different people
    • The same goal can have a different destination
  • Comfort Zone

    • Talk with my daughter
    • If we’re afraid of the UNKNOWN, what chance do we against things that we KNOW are scary?
    • We mistake the quantity of work for hard work
    • How to build a muscle
    • You can’t beat something with repetition unless you get uncomfortable
    • Nothing grows in a comfort zone
    • You’re never working hard enough to change if you’re never getting uncomfortable
    • When unknowns shift to knowns, they become experience. That is where growth happens!
    • My yoga experience

Quote(s) of the Week

“We shall have no better condition in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at the present.” – Thomas Edison

Questions & Comments

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Jan 08

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #050 – 10,000 Hours, Want & Work

Ep50 10,000 HoursEpisode #050 – 10,000 Hours, Want & Work

In this episode, Clay shares a few tips on starting the year strong. He dips into the INBOX for a question about Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hours. Plus, a lesson on WANT vs WORK.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Episode 50!
    • We’re changing the narrative
    • The BEST VERSION OF YOU is simple in concept… harder in execution… and unique in outcome
    • It’s not about US changing to fit the world, it’s about putting the BEST VERSION OF YOU out into the universe and letting it adjust.
  • INBOX

    • “…opinions on Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hours and does the BEST VERSION OF YOU have 10,000 hours of anything?” (Jim – Blowing Rock, NC)
      • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
      • It takes 10,000 hours to achieve next level proficiency – to “master” it
      • 20 hours a week for 10 years
      • The three things I’ve spent 10,000 hours on:
        • Video Games
        • Parenting my Daughters
        • The BEST VERSION OF ME
      • Find the time to work on the BEST VERSION OF YOU
      • One minute at a time
      • Be present
      • I may never “master it”, but the BEST VERSION OF ME is going to find time to keep trying.
  • Tips for Starting Strong
    • 5AM Club
    • Starting a diet vs Changing your diet
    • Want vs Work

Quote(s) of the Week

“Your WORK has to outweigh your WANT!”

Questions & Comments

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Jan 01

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #049 – Mythology, AAA & Opportunity

Ep 49 OpportunityEpisode #049 – Mythology, AAA & Opportunity

In this episode, Clay opens up 2015 by talking about living in the moment between already and not yet. He talks mythology and opportunity while introducing the AAA of NEXT STEPS.

Talking Points & References

  • AAA
    • AWAKEN
      • Wake up!
      • Be open and aware of what’s coming
    • ABANDON
      • Get rid of the things in your life that don’t look like what you want to be
      • Cut the fat!
      • Don’t leave people with doubt
    • ADORN
      • Put on the outfit – enliven the appearance
      • Kevin Smith’s story
      • Make the outside look like the inside
      • Would people know who you are by what they see?
      • My Story
  • Kairos
    • Youngest Son of Zeus
    • Opportunity
    • Aesop’s Fable
    • Grab opportunity when it’s coming toward you, because, once it has passed, there’s nothing to hold on to,
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Seize the opportunity!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“We live our lives in the middle of already and not yet.”

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Dec 25

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #048 – Year End Spectacular

Ep48 Year End SpectacularEpisode #048 – Year End Spectacular

In this episode, Clay closes out 2014 by welcoming some of his favorite guests for a Year End Spectacular. Join Casey Lewis, Corie Clark, David Dollar, Amy Latta, Ryan Eller and Jerrod Murr as they help Clay unpack our common journey to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“You can’t just live to want it, you’ve got to want to live it.”

“Simplicity doesn’t change your life, simplicity is the most powerful tool when life changes.”

Questions & Comments

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