Tag: Growth mindset

Ep 046 Failure Part Two: 30 Reasons Why We Fail

 “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” -Napoleon Hill The most famous inventors and innovators are often tinkerers. That’s a cute way to say, finding enjoyment doing things that might not work. In some ways, a life well-lived can be like this. However, if we […]

Ep 045 Failure Part One: 30 Reasons Why We Fail

“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.”  -Napoleon Hill Life is what you make of it. Many of us have heard this and thought, yeah right, I didn’t win the genetic lottery and wasn’t born […]

Ep 044 Random Show: Training, Thoreau, Media, & Margin

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” -H.D. Thoreau Sometimes controlled randomness is what EVERYONE needs right now. […]

Ep 043 Interview: Chris Long

“If you’re going to tell me that nothing you do matters, then stay inside.” –Chris Long Our mission at the WFO Life Podcast is to provide valuable content to our listeners. We reach out to many unique and diverse people to accomplish this mission. Episode 43 undoubtedly advances our mission to provide valuable content and […]

Ep 042 Interview: Lieutenant Colonel Nick Lozar on Leadership

Early in the morning…Collect your thoughts and don’t be scared of silence from time to time… –LtCol Nick Lozar Continuing on the theme from Episode 41: Tribes, we reached into our own Tribe for this week’s episode. We are fortunate to have someone in our personal Tribe who is an Iraq and Afghanistan Combat Veteran, […]

Ep 040 Interview: Rex Houze, Attitude: The Difference Maker

We have met the enemy and he is us. Walt Kelly, Pogo Comic Strip Our guest today is Rex Houze. Rex is the author of six leadership books, and probably more impressively, he has been married for 53 years and given over 3,000 presentations to leaders all around the country. We discussed his most recent […]

Ep 039 Random Show: Growth Mindset & Man’s Search for Meaning

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. Forest Gump This week your hosts offer up a random show. We enjoy sharing these episodes because they are some of our most fun, organic conversations. We hope you find today’s episode thought provoking and inspiring! Topics Covered Introductions COVID 19 […]

EP 031 Failure: Thoughts on Overcoming Setbacks and Building Success

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill We hope you enjoy this insightful short episode exploring how personal failures do not define who we are. Everyone comes up short sometimes! Coming up short happens in life, but how we frame failures mentally and how we focus on improvement, […]

EP 030 Crucible Experiences: The Value of Challenges

That what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger…. Random Ancient Warrior Do you avoid pain or strain? Do you sometimes do something hard, just to see if you can do it? In this Episode Lt Col Story and Dr. William Curtis explore the role of obstacles and crucible experiences in life. This wide ranging conversation […]

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