It’s Your Job To Set The Record Straight (Podcast)

After reading Charles Leerhsen’s excellent biography of baseball player Ty Cobb (Ty Cobb:  A Terrible Beauty), it’s clear that each of us is responsible for making sure that misinformation and lies do not go unanswered.  Even if you are not a baseball fan–maybe especially if you are not a baseball fan–there are very important life lessons to be learned here.

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Two Recent Questions From Readers (Podcast)

In this podcast we deal with two recent emails. One email asks about the military:  what lessons did I learn, and how did it change me.  Another email is from a man asking about what subjects he should be studying in college, and what sort of career he should pursue.  There are no easy answers to these questions, but just talking about them can be of real benefit.

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Where Have All The Leaders Gone? (Podcast)

Does it sometimes seem as if there are no leaders of substance any more? That, as we look around the world, or around our nation, every so-called “leader” is a mediocrity who does nothing of consequence? Did leaders of previous eras have better character and overall fortitude? We ask whether this sweeping generalization has some elements of truth, and make some related observations.

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Two Questions From Readers: A Failed Relationship, And A Career Question (Podcast)

In this podcast, we deal with two different questions from two different readers.  The first question is from a girl who has recently broken up with her boyfriend, and can’t decide if she should “give it a second chance.”  There are complications.  The second question is from a high school student who wants to know how he can combine a “great books” program with military school.  We offer some thoughts.

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MMA Fighter Carlo Prater Talks About Training, Preparation, And What Comes After (Podcast)

This podcast is a great conversation I had with my friend Carlo Prater, who has been an accomplished MMA fighter for 17 years. He discusses the mental steps he goes through before, during, and after a bout, as well as other general thoughts on life and work. Don’t miss it!

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