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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Dec 08

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #150 – Unsaid

ep150 unsaidEpisode #150 – Unsaid

In this episode, Clay throws a sullen 150th episode party with talk of opportunity and things unsaid. He recaps a rough week, his first experience with a Motivational Speaker and explains why he’s a lot like George Michael.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Last Christmas
    • In the beginning
    • Best Version of You
  • Unsaid
    • Cole
    • Dad
    • Don’t leave anything unsaid
    • 8th Grade Motivation
    • What you say and what they need to hear

Quote(s) of the Week

“If you believe that opportunity is the greatest gift we receive, prove it by not wasting it.”

Questions & Comments

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Dec 01

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #149 – A Change Will Do You Good

ep149 changeEpisode #149 – A Change Will Do You Good

In this episode, Clay welcomes David Dollar back to the program for a #DollarMakesSense follow-up on the power of change. They discuss throwing yourself down a hill, course corrections and the oeuvre of Sheryl Crow. Plus, how keeping a dynamic community impacts the Best Version of You.

Talking Points & References

  • Change
    • Little change
    • New people
    • Community
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Seek people who challenge you
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“If it doesn’t challenge you… it doesn’t change you.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 24

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #148 – Middle Children & Seasons

Ep148 seasonsEpisode #148 – Middle Children & Seasons

In this episode, Clay welcomes winter with talk of seasons in our life and their impact on the BEST VERSION OF YOU. He also welcomes you to his Thanksgiving table and explains why it’s the Middle Child of holidays.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Thanksgiving
    • Middle Child of Holidays
    • 5 reasons Thanksgiving can’t stand up to Halloween & Christmas
    • Thanksgiving & The BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • Seasons
    • The beginning of winter
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    • Moods
    • How we respond to changes of seasons
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Choose your response in dealing with changes in seasons
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“Change isn’t bad or good – it’s just life. It’s how we respond to change that determines its’ value.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 17

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #147 – Losing Momentum

ep147 momentumEpisode #147 – Losing Momentum

In this episode, Clay pulls up a therapy couch to unload on the community about his recent stretch of losing momentum. He talks about the most important ’s-word’, gives a political post-mortem and discusses how Big Wheels relate to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Self help
    • Practical encouragement
    • Newton
    • Gotta be you
  • Losing Momentum
    • Piling up losses
    • Lost momentum vs losing momentum
    • Big Wheels
    • The opposite direction
    • The ‘s-word’
    • Don’t be afraid to stop

Quote(s) of the Week

“You can not start to build momentum in the opposite direction until you make the decision to stop.”

Questions & Comments

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