Dec 07

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #202 – The Hammer

ep202 hammerEpisode #202 – The Hammer

In this episode, Clay drops the hammer and discusses having the right tools in your toolbox. He gets philosophical with Maslow, compares himself to Cyber Monday and explains why evolution is imperative to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Cyber Monday
    • Complicit
    • Dynamic
    • Fear of change
    • Fake it?
  • The Hammer
    • INBOX
      • “…didn’t hit my goals. What worked before, didn’t work this time.” (Kevin from Michigan)
    • Maslow’s Hammer
    • Abraham Kaplan
    • “I suppose it’s tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”
    • The tool we have vs the right tool
    • Filling the toolbox
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Add a tool
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“Don’t fear change… fear the absence of change.”

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Nov 30

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #201 – The Last Place

ep201 last placeEpisode #201 – The Last Place

In this episode, Clay starts a search party for a lesson on the last place you look. He goes to the Pole Position for goals vs checkpoints talk, compares himself to Thanksgiving Dinner and explains why time is the greatest resource in the pursuit of the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“Goals don’t beget opportunity, time does.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 23

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #200 – The Bicentennial

ep200 bicentennialEpisode #200 – The Bicentennial

In this episode, Clay celebrates the bicentennial of the podcast with a Q & Clay episode spectacular. He A’s some Q’s on leadership, favorite segments, #DadLife and failure. Plus, the return of the world famous Lightning Round.

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“You will never regret the things you failed at as much as you’ll regret the things you never tried.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 16

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #199 – Optics

ep199 opticsEpisode #199 – Optics

In this episode, Clay hits the court to talk about the power of optics. He celebrates his favorite eves in the shadow 200, gets ridiculously loquacious and unveils the mythical 4th way to support the show. Plus, the difference between HOW TO and WHY TO when it comes to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

Quote(s) of the Week

“You can’t score from the bench.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 09

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #198 – The Doorknob

ep198 doorknobEpisode #198 – The Doorknob

In this episode, Clay asks you to bet big on your knowledge of the doorknob. He breaks down why we sometimes fail to trust the things we know the best, explains why he doesn’t do motivational speaking and the importance of choosing the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Don’t trade in answers
    • Motivational Speakers
    • Encouragement
  • The Doorknob
    • The Bet
    • Suspension of disbelief
    • The Doorknob
    • Questioning what we already know
    • Metaphor Mountain
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Stop doubting your ability to use the doorknob, find out what’s on the other side
  • 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 I’m not willing to do more than I did yesterday, than I can’t expect to be more than I was yesterday.”

Questions & Comments

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Nov 02

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #197 – Building Strength

ep197 building strengthEpisode #197 – Building Strength

In this episode, Clay talks about building strength by introducing the parable of the back squat. He explains the difference between practical and “Your Mama’s” encouragement, names a cooking podcast and explains why taking weight off the bar is the best path to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • SNL
    • Best Version of You
    • Your Mama’s Encouragement
  • Building Strength
    • Sports Go Sports
    • Powerlifting
    • Back Squat
    • PR
    • Building strength
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Take some weight off the bar
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“Your Mama wants you to feel better… I want you to be better.”

Questions & Comments

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Oct 26

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #196 – Want

ep196 wantEpisode #196 – Want

In this episode, Clay explains why you don’t want to the be a Jack of All Trades. He rants on Oreos and Italian food, tells Mrs. RC he doesn’t need to be married to her and talks about choosing the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Oreos
    • Italian Restaurants
    • BEST VERSION OF YOU
  • Want
    • Patton Oswalt
    • Marriage
    • Need vs Want
    • The C-Word
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Do you want the things on your list?
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“,,,saying need is a way of giving power to things we don’t want to do.”

Questions & Comments

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Oct 19

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #195 – Life Hack

ep195 life hackEpisode #195 – Life Hack

In this episode, Clay dips into the INBOX to simultaneously share a Life Hack why explaining why they don’t exist in the pursuit of the BEST VERSION OF YOU. Plus, he gets philosophical, drops a couple important equations and explains why Halloween will always play second fiddle to Christmas.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Halloween v Christmas
    • BEST VERSION OF YOU
    • The important part of Self Help
  • INBOX
    • “…life hack – thoughts?” (Shawn – Oak Park, IL)
      • What is a life hack?
      • No life hack to the BEST VERSION OF YOU
      • No timetable
      • ABL – Always Be Learning
      • Emmanuel Kant
      • John Wooden
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Start learning something new
  • 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 I’m through learning… I’m through.” – Coach John Wooden

Questions & Comments

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Oct 12

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #194 – To Don’t

ep194 to dontEpisode #194 – To Don’t

In this episode, Clay talks about the power of the “To Don’t” List. He boards a private plane for a Billionaire’s guide to distractions, shares the first draft of the Gettysburg Address and explains how it all impacts the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Q-Tips
    • Origin
  • To Don’t
    • Warren Buffett & Mike Flint
    • The Exercise
      • 25 Priorities
      • Circle 5
      • Two Lists
    • Embracing the “To Don’t” List
    • Famous vs Talented
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Make the “To Don’t” List
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“This isn’t about minimizing your life, it’s about maximizing your time.”

Questions & Comments

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Oct 05

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #193 – Check The Box

ep193 check the boxEpisode #193 – Check The Box

In this episode, Clay discusses our reluctance to check the box. He explains why Podcasting is like kale, channels a medium and goes for a quote triple play. Plus, he climbs Mount Everest and assigns Destiny’s Child their role in the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Kale
    • Honest – Intentional – Effort
    • Destiny’s Child
    • WHY
    • Your actions
    • The Medium
  • Check The Box
    • Destiny McFairyWings
    • Back To School
    • Check The Box
    • Mount Everest
    • “Sometimes the greatest number is 1”
    • Gold Stars
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Make today the day you start to check the box
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.” – John Locke

Questions & Comments

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