44 episodes

I interview People Pursuing Greatness, each guest is doing something great, something more than most, something that is inspirational and hopefully moves your needle - and possibly your ass off the couch. We all could do more, we all could be more, these are just some of the people and their stories making waves in the world.

Interviews with People Pursuing Greatness Morgan C.

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I interview People Pursuing Greatness, each guest is doing something great, something more than most, something that is inspirational and hopefully moves your needle - and possibly your ass off the couch. We all could do more, we all could be more, these are just some of the people and their stories making waves in the world.

    44 - Dr. Mike Coltrin Scientist - Author - Explorer

    44 - Dr. Mike Coltrin Scientist - Author - Explorer

    Dr. Mike Coltrin is an inspiration in what an individual can do when hard work meets hard fun. A chemist, scientist and author by trade we talk about his hobby that led to the de facto guide he wrote for hiking the Sandia Mountains here in Albuquerque New Mexico (Links in the show notes). A trained and accomplished scientist with a doctorate in chemistry, multiple academic paper writer and patent holder. This dude is an example of what doing more and pursuing greatness means. This was a fun and interesting conversation and I hope you all enjoy it!
    01:00 Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide and how it came to be  02:00 UNM Press link to Mikes book → unmpress.com 03:30 Friends of the Sandias → friendsofthesandias.org 05:00 How long does it take to hike every trail on the Sandias? 08:00 How do you say Kairn properly? 12:10 Contingency  22:00 The dark side of the mountain… 24:30 Mike's favorite trail is… 29:00 Geocaching in the Sandias → geocaching.com  32:30 Mount Kilimanjaro, Hostels and traveling the world 37:30 Sleeping at 18,000 Feet 42:30 La Luz Trail and running  47:00 Don’t hike alone  54:00 Doctorate in Chemistry with a focus in modeling and simulation 57:00 How to write a textbook  58:00 Semiconductor growth 01:00:00 Path to theoretical chemistry  01:08:30 Health and habits to keep the high output machine rolling smooth 01:11:00 Some of the best trails to hike in the Sandias 01:19:00 Mountain stewardship  01:27:00 Quotes to live life by  01:31:00 If you liked the episode please subscribe and share, if you really wanna show us love feel free to review us on iTunes, thank you!

    • 1 hr 36 min
    43 - Dr. Jessica Troy Anglo-Saxon Medievalist talking all things middle ages

    43 - Dr. Jessica Troy Anglo-Saxon Medievalist talking all things middle ages

    Dr.Jessica Troy joins me on podcast episode #43. Jessica is a 'Medievalist' and she takes us on a deep look into not only Medieval literature but a day in the life of a medieval human. What would the world look like trying to go to work in say 800, 1100, or 1500 A.D.? What types of jobs could a lowly peasant like me expect to have? What kinds of careers, lifestyle and entertainment could I find back then?

    • 2 hrs 57 min
    42 - Patrick Ryan II with Aware Online Coaching Platform

    42 - Patrick Ryan II with Aware Online Coaching Platform

    Ep. 42 Patrick Ryan II professional fitness trainer joins us again! We dive into his hybrid fitness and lifestyle company Aware Training. We try to pull apart some of the more dealt with issues he coaches his clients through. 

    Reach out to Patrick on his website http://aware.training

    • 1 hr 52 min
    41 - Edgar Hernandez Restaurant owner and entrepreneur w/ Mariscos Altamar

    41 - Edgar Hernandez Restaurant owner and entrepreneur w/ Mariscos Altamar

    Edgar joins us today talking about his family business him and his family have poured their lives into, the amazing New Mexico restaurant Mariscos Altamar. Were on location in the Los Lunas location of Mariscos talking about how a family business works from the inside, how the service industry is unpredictable and what it takes to become the best in your niche. Edgar is a humble dude breaking down what led to his success and where he plans to aim his abilities as an entrepreneur next.  
     
    - 3:00 Edgars beginnings as an entrepreneur
     
    - 6:00 Let's open a second location  (Pull 60 second audio)
     
    - 10:00 Success is never for sure
     
    - 14:00 The all important food and how it came to be and how Edgar changed it.
     
    - 18:00 Gordon Ramsey's take on Mariscos New Mexican cuisine.
     
    - 24:00 Innovation from traveling, life experiences, and just plain luck.
     
    - 31:00 What are you doing to stay healthy?
     
    - 35:00 Running and working hard.
     
    - 38:00 Recovery and gratefulness
     
    - 40:00:00 Running and success run hand in hand.
     
    - 45:00 The future
     
    - 48:00 Mariscos Altamar on Social Media and the interwebs.
     
    Facebook, Instagram: Mariscos Altamar
     
    Website: mariscosaltamarabq.com

    • 53 min
    40 - Brian Gray The New Mexico hunting podcast w/Spot2Stalk and Onca Gear

    40 - Brian Gray The New Mexico hunting podcast w/Spot2Stalk and Onca Gear

    Brian Gray a man of many talents a firefighter, artist, hunter, outdoorsman, amateur taxidermist father and husband joins us on the podcast talking all things hunting in New Mexico. Brian is the co founder of Spot2Stalk a great hunting group on Facebook and Instagram as well as the groups podcast called On The Game Trail podcast which you can find anywhere you get podcasts. Brian and his co founders of Spot2Stalk are also pro staff for the worldwide hunting brand Onca Gear. And somehow in their spare time they run a group called NMTrailCams.  We dish on all things hunting from all types of animals you can encounter and hunt in New Mexico, trapping, and best practices. How to apply for the tag lottery draw, what to put in for and where, how to gear up for hunting and much much more.
     
    - 2:00 Brians first hunt
    - 5:40 Hunting in New Mexico
    - 8:00 Oryx balls and the once in a lifetime hunt
    - 11:00 Ibex hunting and rock climbers
    - 14:00 Brown bear eating hunting
    - 16:00 Mountain Lions
    - 19:00 Trapping and trapping things you may not want to
    - 23:00 Feral pigs and Javelina
    - 25:00 Shooting in Self Defense
    - 30:00 Close encounters with bears
    - 35:00 Coyote hunting truths and controversy
    - 40:00 Jackrabbit and Cottontail eating
    - 42:00 What hunting does for the environment and the state
    - 48:00 Field dressing and transporting storing fresh meat
    - 51:00 Choosing what units to put in for hunting tags
    - 52:00 Types of weaponry to choose to hunt with
    - 54:00 Gear for hunting is a lot like backpacking
    - 57:00 Scouting and glassing
    - 1:01:00 Fitness for hunting
    - 1:08:00 HECS body electricity and scent blocking gear
    - 1:12:00 Hunting do's and don'ts
    - 1:18:00 Skinning without gutting
    - 1:21:00 Hunters Safety
    - 1:23:00 Where to get all of the NM info at the website
    - 1:24:00 Deers and the 'Zombie' disease or 'Wasting Disease' and Triagnosys
    - 1:32:00 Attempting to put in for a hunt draw for 2019-2020 season
    - 1:34:00 Getting all of the licenses you need
    - 1:36:00 Poaching and illegally fishing
    - 1:38:00 Hunting small game
    - 1:44:00 Roundabout costs of putting in for the draw and costing a hunting trip
    - 1:46:00 Year round huntable animals
    - 1:52:00 How to score racks on bulls
    - 1:55:00 Hunting out of state
    - 1:59:00 Exotic hunting lions, giraffes, zebra etc.
    - 2:04:00 Helicopter and machine gun hunting
    - 2:07:00 Onca Gear and what its all about
     
    Links to everything Spot2Stalk and OnTheGameTrail podcast
     
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    facebook.com/spot2stalk
     
    @spot2stalk
     
    spot2stalk.com
     
    OnTheGameTrail
     
    facebook.com/oncagear
     
    @oncagear
     
    oncagear.com
     
    facebook.com/nmtrailcams

    • 2 hrs 18 min
    39 - Rakim Thorpe and Devin Clark UFC and MMA Fighters out of Jackson Wink Pro Gym ABQ

    39 - Rakim Thorpe and Devin Clark UFC and MMA Fighters out of Jackson Wink Pro Gym ABQ

    Rakim Thorpe and Devin Clarke are MMA fighters training out of Jacksons Wink professional MMA gym in Albuquerque New Mexico. Devin is a pro UFC fighter with a standing record of 9-3 fights this Saturday April 20th in Russia and Rakim just came off his latest win with a record of 6-3.

    • 1 hr 12 min

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