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The go-to podcast for high-performers. Weekly conversations with Olympians, pro athletes, CEOs, elite coaches, bestselling authors, and more to uncover the secrets to success. One thing is clear—you achieve more success and greater happiness when you do the unexpected. It’s what host Andrew Moses calls the “Everybody Pulls The Tarp” mindset.

Everybody Pulls The Tarp Andrew Moses

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

The go-to podcast for high-performers. Weekly conversations with Olympians, pro athletes, CEOs, elite coaches, bestselling authors, and more to uncover the secrets to success. One thing is clear—you achieve more success and greater happiness when you do the unexpected. It’s what host Andrew Moses calls the “Everybody Pulls The Tarp” mindset.

    The Olympic Journey: A Lifetime of Work

    The Olympic Journey: A Lifetime of Work

    Over the past year, Andrew has talked to many of the world's most successful people—including 10 Olympians who have won a combined 16 gold medals. To celebrate the start of the Tokyo Olympic Games, Andrew looks back on a few of his past conversations with Olympic athletes. He shares some of his favorite highlights from conversations with Olympians Monica Aksamit, Amanda Kessel, Michelle Carter, and Tessa Virtue.  In just 15 minutes, you'll hear powerful lessons on leadership, teamwork, and how to use adversity as a building block on the road to success. 

    Season 4 of Everybody Pulls The Tarp launches on August 12th! Be sure to subscribe & leave a review for the show in your favorite podcast app.

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    • 16 min
    Brad Stone: I Talked To Hundreds of People

    Brad Stone: I Talked To Hundreds of People

    Over three years, bestselling author & Bloomberg journalist Brad Stone traversed the globe talking to hundreds of people—his mission: uncover the story of how Amazon became one of the world's most powerful companies and to explore its iconic founder Jeff Bezos.  Just as Bezos ends his tenure as Amazon CEO and prepares for a history-making space flight, Andrew has a timely conversation with the journalist who has reported on Amazon and Bezos more than anyone else.  There are lessons for everyone in Brad's tireless research, attention to detail, and willingness to go wherever necessary to find the facts. 

    A few show highlights:
    1:15 - Why Jeff Bezos is one of the most controversial leaders in history
    2:19 - Brad's writing process  and identifying his creative lane
    5:03 - How to piece together disparate stories and overcome research challenges
    6:21 - Building a network of relationships
    9:58 - Acknowledging ambiguity in research
    15:43 - Finding Alexa
    17:13 - The science of Jeff Bezos
    18:28 - Role of failure in the success of Amazon and Jeff Bezos
    20:32 - Leadership qualities of Jeff Bezos
    25:56 - Jeff Bezos to Andy Jassy transition and the future of Amazon
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    • 29 min
    Jason Dambach: The Memory-Making Business

    Jason Dambach: The Memory-Making Business

    After 20 years as a minor league baseball executive Jason Dambach knows all about pulling the tarp—literally. He started his career as a broadcaster for the Altoona Curve—but it was his work outside the broadcast booth that ultimately propelled him to President & General Manager of two minor league baseball franchises. Jason climbed the corporate ladder by showing up early, staying late, and pitching in wherever he could help.  In this conversation, Andrew and Jason uncover lessons that will help anyone maximize their success. 
    A few show highlights:
    1:45 - Learning to adapt
    2:32 - Expectations at first job and how to make an impact
    4:46 - Finding small moments to show your boss and other employees you care
    6:05 - Balancing many responsibilities
    7:21 - Being a well-rounded employee
    9:54 - Trying new things and taking risks to grow your career
    11:42 - Don't be fixated on one career path
    13:15 - Role of sales and marketing in any career path
    15:20 - "We're in the memory-making business"
    22:15 - Launching a new minor league franchise (State College Spikes)
    24:45 - Building a new brand in the community
    26:58 - Splitting time between 2 organizations (State College Spikes and Frisco RoughRiders)
    29:01 - Drawing on past experiences, change management, etc.
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    • 32 min
    Flawless Real Talk: The Underdog Mentality

    Flawless Real Talk: The Underdog Mentality

    Flawless Real Talk is a hip-hop star, entrepreneur, and the runner up of Netflix’s Rhythm & Flow series. With his “underdog mentality” and tireless work ethic, Flawless has become an international hip-hop phenomenon as an independent recording artist. Andrew talks with Flawless about the power of staying true to who you are and what we all can learn from the story of a rapper from the smallest state in the US pulling the tarp to become a global hip-hop sensation. 
    A few show highlights:
    1:08 - Writing songs to express emotions
    1:41 - Maintaining authenticity through creative process
    3:47 - Runner up on Netflix’s hip-hop competition show Rhythm & Flow
    5:08 - Using past experience to overcome adversity and times of pressure
    6:44 - Moving from Providence to Atlanta
    8:22 - Persevering for the big break and being willing to try everything
    9:21 - Building an authentic connection with fan base
    14:01 - Challenges being an independent recording artist
    16:19 - Performing for more than 1 million fans on LIVIT livestream during Covid-19
    17:20 - Adjusting your plan, how to adapt and be flexible
    20:02 - Doing the “unglamorous” things necessary to be successful
    21:54 - Why being an independent recording artist is like running a business
    24:11 - Work ethic, productivity, and underdog mentality
    24:43 - Roots in Providence, Rhode Island and impact on career
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    • 26 min
    Tajh Boyd: Nobody Cleans Up After Clemson

    Tajh Boyd: Nobody Cleans Up After Clemson

    When Tajh Boyd was the star quarterback at Clemson University he started a new tradition—cleaning movie theaters. Each week following the team's movie night, Tajh led the team in cleaning the entire theater rather than leaving a mess for the theater staff. Tajh saw it as a way to lead by example and build a winning culture around a simple philosophy—how you do one thing is how you do everything. In this conversation, Andrew talks with Tajh about leadership, how to create a winning culture, and uncovers lessons we can all apply to achieve big results by doing the little things the right way.

    A few show highlights:
    1:14 - Leading by example, movie theater cleaning tradition
    4:01 - Leaders are always leading
    7:01 - Choice to go to Clemson, Dabo Swinney, and creating a winning culture
    10:52 - Importance of hearing the truth
    16:30 - Committing to something
    21:01 - Sustaining success over a long period of time
    22:01 - "The people I respected most are the walk-ons"
    22:48 - What motivates people to work hard
    29:09 - Power of being vulnerable as a leader
    31:30 - Communication, learning the New York Jets playbook
    34:41 - Succeeding by doing the little things right

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    • 36 min
    Jim Morris: It's Never Too Late To Chase A Dream

    Jim Morris: It's Never Too Late To Chase A Dream

    It's never too late to chase a dream and nobody knows that better than Jim Morris. At age 35, Jim went from high school science teacher to pitching in the Major Leagues for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Nearly 20 years after Disney etched Jim's story into movie history in The Rookie starring Dennis Quaid, Andrew sits down with Jim for a candid conversation about chasing dreams, keeping promises, and the power of believing in yourself. 

    A few show highlights:
    0:49 - Jim's story
    3:15 - Don't let anybody dictate what you are going to do or accomplish
    5:24 - Leading by example
    5:52 - Teacher, coach, and bus driver
    6:14 - Servant leadership
    7:21 - Jim's MLB tryout
    9:30 - Navigating the minor leagues and overcoming doubt
    11:59 - Reflecting on simpler times to overcome adversity
    13:24 - MLB debut with Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    13:41 - Support from Wade Boggs, Fred McGriff, Robert Hernandez, and Jose Canseco
    16:20 - Keeping promises
    17:24 - Impact of teaching and coaching on Jim's career
    19:29 - Avoiding negativity
    20:52 - Power of complementary teammates
    24:58 - The Rookie movie, Michael Eisner, Disney, and Dennis Quaid
    26:41 - Leaving a legacy and believing in yourself
    28:01 - Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
    30:19 - Parkinson's disease diagnosis

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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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36 Ratings

36 Ratings

HSM86 ,

Great podcast

Excellent guests and inspiring conversation each week

sparty1973 ,

Love the stories!

I’ve known Andrew through my wife, one of his former work colleagues, and his show is incredibly entertaining and typically provides a new idea every show. Keep up the great work!

cgerberwave ,

Great listening!

Love the podcast. Great guests from all walks of life. Andrew does a great job breaking down what drives their successes and distilling their experience into advice anyone can apply to their own lives and careers. Looking forward to the next season!

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