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
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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
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  • 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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Sep 28

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #192 – Dull Bits

ep192 dull bitsEpisode #192 – Dull Bits

In this episode, Clay talks about the dull bits on the journey to the BEST VERSION OF YOU. He takes you on a marathon, talks about missing the party and explains why he’s the PSL of Podcasting.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Pumpkin Spice Latte
    • Practical encouragement
  • Dull Bits
    • Fruit Cast Movie Stand
    • Biopic
    • Alfred Hitchcock
    • The dull bits
    • Marathon
    • Value
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Make today the first day
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
    • 313.986.1766
  • Join The Facebook Community!
  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” – Alfred Hitchcock

Questions & Comments

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Sep 21

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #191 – Stepping Forward

ep191 stepping forwardEpisode #191 – Stepping Forward

In this episode, Clay talks stepping forward by stepping back for a lesson on “The OC Step”. He revisits winning versus losing, hits the volleyball court and compares DJ Khaled to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Period
    • Yin & Yang
    • My investment
  • The OC Step
    • Episode #087
    • The instinct to step back
    • Put yourself in a position to win
  • Stepping Forward
    • Mama T
    • Our instincts
    • Tournament
    • Playing not to lose
    • Opportunity
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Revisit a loss
  • 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 losing is not on the table, what could you possibly win?”

Questions & Comments

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Sep 14

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #190 – Coachable

ep190 coachableEpisode #190 – Coachable

In this episode, Clay talks about the importance of being coachable. He turns back to clock to life before the #RCPod, extends an olive branch and shares the 10 stages from suck to the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • Weatherman
    • Kids Last Fight
  • Coachable
    • Michael Jordan
    • Starts with suck
    • 10 steps from suck to great
    • Volleyball tournament
    • Being coachable
    • Life Coach vs Coached by Life
    • Being coachable provides opportunity
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Are you coachable?
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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Quote(s) of the Week

“Greatness starts with suck.”

Questions & Comments

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Sep 07

Remodeling Clay Podcast: Episode #189 – Back To School

ep189 back to schoolEpisode #189 – Back To School

In this episode, Clay celebrates the back to school season with talk about knocking out goals. He discusses our behavior when no one is watching, treats you like a child and tells you why finding your cellphone in the freezer is a lot like the BEST VERSION OF YOU.

Talking Points & References

  • Intro
    • #2 Pencil
    • No one is watching
    • Credit and accolades
  • Back To School
    • Labor Day traditions
    • Goals
    • Time to work
    • Doing the things you’ve never done
    • Lost phone analogy
  • Challenge of the Week
    • Get to work
  • Call and Leave a Message for The Show!!!
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  • Support Clay & The Podcast

Quote(s) of the Week

“You can’t just keep banging your head against the wall and expecting the wall to quit.”

Questions & Comments

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