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EDGB Podcast – 9 – Self Care with Najwa Zebian

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Episode Link Show Notes Every Day, Getting Better Podcast - Episode 9 Self Care with Najwa Zebian Najwa Zebian is the author of Welcome Home, A Guide for Building a Home for Your Soul.  This is Najwa's fourth book, and while her others primarily focused on her [...]

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EDGB Podcast – 8 – Happy, Not Perfect with Poppy Jamie

By |September 30th, 2021|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Episode Link Show Notes Every Day, Getting Better Podcast - Episode 8 Happy, Not Perfect with Poppy Jamie Poppy is a proven entrepreneur, author and a rising star in the mental health and mindfulness space.  Today, Poppy joins me to explore the pages of her book, [...]

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Helping Youth in Challenging Times with Dr. Scott Poland

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. Scott Poland is a Professor at the College of Psychology and is Co-Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Dr. Poland is a licensed psychologist internationally recognized as an expert on youth suicide, self-injury, school violence, school safety, threat assessment and [...]

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EDGB Podcast – Season 2, Episode 1 – Gratitude with Gina Hamadey

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Library, Podcast|Tags: , , |

Show Notes: Every Day, Getting Better Podcast - Season 2, Episode 1 Gratitude with Gina Hamadey Gratitude with Gina Hamadey - Gina is the author of the book, "I want to thank you".  Gina and Ryan talk about the book and explore ways that we all can show [...]

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Anxiety and Social Media

By |January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , |

This video is a few years old, but the message is just as applicable today as both political tensions and COVID have anxiety at increased levels.  In what many view as an escape, they dive into their devices, engage in social media, and try to artificially find happiness.  Instead [...]

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What started with a worm farm…

By |December 26th, 2020|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are nurtured to have heroes, and we all choose our heroes for the qualities that they have that speak to us directly.  Our heroes to us often fit the narrative that we want them to fit and like us, our heroes are flawed, and that's ok.  Because from [...]

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That reason to get started

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , |

We all need that reason to get started.  DocMorris.de put together this great 2-minute ad to remind us of that why.  To remind us that what starts out as hard, quickly becomes routine and then a habit.  Created for their #Herzensangelegenheit campaign (translated to "Affair of the Heart"), the [...]

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Win the Moment: Mental Skills for Uncertain Times – Betsy Butterick

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"We know that how we think about situations largely determines our experience of them." - Betsy Butterick I had the privilege of watching this panel live and the whole time, I was optimistic that I would be able to share it with our EDGB community.  As coaches, we [...]

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Gerry Andros on career loss and resilience

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Jim Zasowski and Z1 CarrerZone sponsored Gerry Andros to speak on career change and dealing with upheaval in the workforce.  Z1 CareerZone as part of its Career Recovery Sponsorship Program is providing an industry expert webinar series. Gerry Andros is a Commercial Vice President at Bio-Techne Corporation.  Gerry is [...]

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Be Strong, Ask For Help

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

As many of you know, this past November, the Wolfpack Family was directly impacted by the loss of a coach, mentor, friend and father to suicide. This act resulted in the coming together of our Kalispell community to offer support for the Avery family, Glacier staff and students. On behalf [...]

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Coach Buzz Williams on Maturity

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It is said that Generation Z is the generation with the most anxiety.  Coach Buzz Williams of Texas A & M does a very good job of laying out that anxiety and maturation.  This is worth the listen - making transformational change is hard unless you are surrounded [...]

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It’s not about balance – Simon Sinek

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , |

It's not about balance, it is about boundaries.  We are all so connected, to the point, that being disconnected makes us uncomfortable.  The airplane lands, or sometimes is about to land, and how fast can we get our phones out of airplane mode so that the endorphins can reach the [...]

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Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together by Coach Dean Smith Playing Hard: Maybe a player wasn’t the fastest, the tallest, or the most athletic person on the court.  In the course of any given game that was out of his control.  But each of them could control the [...]

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Forgivness, where to start

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Stories, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Photo Credit - Tom Fox / Dallas Morning News I absolutly love this piece on forgiveness by Harry Smith of NBC.  There are no happy endings to this tragic story, but none the less, it has moved me.  Days before the verdict, Allison Jean was asked what her [...]

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The start of Stillness

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Library, Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Moments ago I started reading the much anticipated book Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday.  It is a book that I have anticipated for a long time, being a big fan of Holiday's past work, Ego is the Enemy.  While I read the book, my goal is to [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better Podcast – Episode 5 – The Builders Project – Rusty Hagenbuch

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every Day, Getting Better, Episode 5, Ryan sits down with Rusty Hagenbuch for the next branch in the Builders Project. Rusty was named in Episode 3 as the Builder of Jesse Trout.  Today, we explore why Jesse chose Rusty.  We also get to learn about Rusty as a coach, parent, and boss.  [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better Podcast – Episode 4 – Coach Andy Towers

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every Day, Getting Better, Episode 4, Ryan sits down with Coach Andy Towers from the Premier Lacrosse League and Head Coach of the Chaos Lacrosse Club Coach Towers shares his lockerroom philosophy and his transition from coaching collegiate lacrosse to professional lacrosse.    This conversation visits a few different topics, [...]

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CONTROL

By |May 9th, 2019|Categories: Video|Tags: , , |

CONTROL by Robbie Auchincloss This short video was produced by Robbie Auchincloss, who is one of the most underrated great thinkers out there. If you enjoy this video and want to learn more about Robbie, subscribe to his newsletter The Weekly here.

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Dear Boy, a mother’s legacy

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Stories, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

I loved Amy Krouse Rosenthal books, ever since my wife brought them home for my boys to enjoy.  That's how you know good children's literature, the adults enjoy them as well. As many know, Amy passed away from ovarian cancer in 2017, but her books continue to amaze.  Prior [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better Podcast – Episode 3 – Jesse Trout and Mindful Life Coaching

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Builders Project, Episode 3, Ryan sits down with Jesse Trout from Mindful Life Coaching.   Jesse is the first branch of The Builders Project and we hope to explore his tree in future episodes. This conversation visits a few different topics, starting with accountability, transitioning to life coaching, Authentic [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better Podcast – Episode 2 – The Builders Project Introduction

By |April 11th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

We were built.   None of us have done it alone.  No matter how fortunate or tragic your upbringing was, somewhere, someone along your path helped you.   We are not self-made people, I believe that is a fictionalized concept that doesn’t really exist.  Sure, some of us displayed more [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better Podcast – Episode 1 – Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ryan sits down with Jocko Willink and Leif Babin the authors of the best selling book Extreme Ownership, Jocko Willink, and Leif Babin and has the pleasure to visit with them about their new book; The Dichotomy of Leadership.  The conversation about their new book visits a few different topics, [...]

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