109 episodes

Weekly conversations with Olympians, pro athletes, CEOs, elite coaches, bestselling authors, and other top performers about their success secrets and the power of leading by example.

Everybody Pulls The Tarp Andrew Moses

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

Weekly conversations with Olympians, pro athletes, CEOs, elite coaches, bestselling authors, and other top performers about their success secrets and the power of leading by example.

    Stephen Nogosek: Controlling What You Can Control

    Stephen Nogosek: Controlling What You Can Control

    This week Andrew talks with New York Mets pitcher Stephen Nogosek. Stephen has had a great start to his 2022 season—but despite his success he has moved back and forth between the Mets and their AAA minor league team in Syracuse. Amidst all of the change and uncertainty, Stephen always looks ready to go when he is on the pitcher’s mound.  Stephen talks about his detailed process to continuously grow as a pitcher, how he stays focused during times of uncertainty, and so much more. This conversation is filled with ideas that stretch far beyond baseball and will help you reach your full potential in anything. 
    Show Highlights:
    1:30 - Reflecting on start of 2022 season
    2:38 - Controlling what you can control
    4:43 - Evolving as a pitcher
    4:52 - Preparation for 2022
    7:29 - Adversity during growth
    8:18 - Asking others for feedback
    10:02 - Role of data & analytics
    13:10 - Mindset of a relief pitcher
    17:12 - Mets team resilience in 2022
    17:34 - Bullpen working together as a team
    18:50 - Adam Ottavino as bullpen leader
    20:36 - Role of Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom 
    21:43 - Francisco Lindor's positive attitude
    22:20 - Maintaining a positive focus
    25:02 - Buck Showalter's approach and leadership
    26:32 - Comparing mustaches with Keith Hernandez

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    • 28 min
    Kara Goldin: Creating Your Own Opportunities

    Kara Goldin: Creating Your Own Opportunities

    This week Andrew talks with Kara Goldin. Kara is the founder of Hint, the leading unsweetened flavored water brand loved by millions. In 2004, Kara was addicted to diet soda—at times drinking 10 cans per day. One day she cut diet soda out of her life and started drinking water. She began slicing up fruit to put in her water and turned the idea into one of the most successful beverage companies in history.  Kara has been named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs list and her book Undaunted is a Wall Street Journal bestseller. This conversation is all about the power of persistence, being authentic, and how to create your own opportunities. 
    Show Highlights:
    1:58 - Writing a letter to Fortune's Managing Editor
    5:30 - Being authentic and sharing your personal story
    11:14 - Working for Senator John McCain
     11:35 - Answering questions honestly
    13:25 - Giving to others
    14:20 - How to communicate effectively
    15:30 - The power of asking for help
    16:30 - Launching Hint
    20:00 - Launching Hint's first product at Whole Foods
    20:54 - Growing sales to $250 Million and beyond
    21:25 - Being open to hearing "no"
    22:30 - Launching in Walmart, Costco, & Aldi
    22:45 - Pivoting during COVID
    24:25 - Entrepreneurship
    26:07 - Role of failure in success
    29:25 - Hiring the right people
    29:55 - Scaling a company

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    • 32 min
    Joe Garner: Growing Your Network And Pushing Big Ideas Forward

    Joe Garner: Growing Your Network And Pushing Big Ideas Forward

    This week Andrew talks with 6x New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner.  Joe is one of the premier historians on media and pop culture. He has collaborated with news and entertainment icons like Walter Cronkite, Regis Philbin, Bob Costas, Dustin Hoffman, and more.  Joe didn’t start out with all the answers or a powerful network to help him get things done.  He is scrappy, resourceful, and built a rolodex filled with industry titans because he is not afraid to ask for help. After being turned down by dozens of publishers, Joe’s book We Interrupt This Broadcast sold over 1 million copies and hit the bestseller list in two consecutive years. This conversation is all about the power of persistence, preparation, and overcoming fears. It will help you grow your network and push big ideas forward.
    Show Highlights:
    2:54 - Joe's idea to integrate CDs into books
    4:25 - Inspiration for Joe's first book
    5:14 - Cold calling the publishing houses in New York
    5:50 - Joe's cold letter to Walter Cronkite
    8:05 - Cold calling at off times to get a breakthrough
    8:45 - Reaching out to Bob Costas for help
    9:45 - Building persistence and resourcefulness
    10:50 - Impact of meeting Bob Hope
    13:10 - How to prepare for "big asks"
    13:44 - Andrew asking someone for a $10,000 donation
    15:45 - How to overcome fear of failure
    16:25 - Visualizing the "yes"
    16:45 - Finding the right mix of ignorance and persistence
    17:30 - Research and preparation to increase your success
    19:21 - What Joe learned from news and media icons
    19:41 - Joe's interview with Larry King
    20:12 - How Bob Costas prepares for broadcasts
    21:10 - Importance of a daily routine
    21:40 - Avoiding distractions
    26:06 - How NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon prepared for races

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    • 31 min
    Nido Qubein: Finding Your Calling

    Nido Qubein: Finding Your Calling

    This week Andrew sits down with Dr. Nido Qubein. Nido came to the United States as a teenager with only $50 dollars in his pocket. He became a successful entrepreneur and today is the president of High Point University, where he has led the university to remarkable heights. Over the past 17 years, Nido has grown High Point from 90 acres to over 500, from $28 million in revenue to $400 million, and from 1,400 students to 6,000.  As you will hear, Nido approaches everything in life with creativity and extraordinary attention to detail. His story is inspiring and filled with life-changing wisdom. 
    Show Highlights:
    2:18 - Decision to come to the US
    2:58 - Nido's first business
    4:04 - Adjusting to new surroundings
    5:05 - Why no dream is unrealistic
    5:48 - Building your "inner circle"
    8:05 - Where Nido gets his work ethic
    8:38 - The power of taking initiative
    8:54 - Importance of risk-taking
    10:30 - Living a life of gratitude
    13:14 - Nido's arrival at High Point University
    14:05 - Decision to become president of HPU
    23:28 - Designing experiences with intention
    23:50 - Choosing to be extraordinary
    27:37 - How to make your environment interesting
    30:32 - Creating capacity in others
    32:08 - Building a loyal team around you
    32:48 - Andrew's family history & special mementos
    34:55 - Rising above big problems
    35:02 - KIND founder Daniel Lubetzky's mission to create more kindness

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    • 38 min
    Scott Miller: How To Be A Better Leader

    Scott Miller: How To Be A Better Leader

    This week Andrew talks with bestselling author and leadership expert Scott Miller.  Scott has spent the last 26 years working at world renowned leadership development firm FranklinCovey. Scott was demoted from his first leadership role after just 3 weeks on the job.  You'll hear what happened and everything Scott has learned since to become one of the world's most sought after minds on leadership and career development. Andrew and Scott also explore the power of thinking long-term in a short-term world, how to delegate responsibility, ways to effectively communicate feedback, and so much more. This episode is filled with actionable lessons to help you lead your organization, team, family, or community to new heights. 
    Show Highlights:
    2:04 - Getting demoted 3 weeks into first leadership role
    2:36 - Understanding leadership responsibilities
    3:08 - Why leadership is about empathy and listening
    3:51 - Benefits and role of mentoring
    10:05 - Thinking long-term in a short-term world
    11:51 - How to "hype your failures"
    13:06 - Using failure as a teaching tool
    14:48 - Becoming comfortable sharing your failures
    16:30 - The importance of vulnerability
    18:02 - Why it's important to avoid gossip
    20:21 - How to effectively delegate responsibility
    23:08 - Communicating feedback directly and clearly
    25:02 - Receiving feedback effectively
    26:10 - Building trusted relationships
    26:30 - Reinforcing great behavior
    28:10 - Individualized leadership
    28:50 - Leading in a post-pandemic world
    29:25 - Bridging the gap with remote/hybrid workforce
    29:50 - Uncovering the "hidden story"
    30:30 - Importance of being self-aware

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    • 33 min
    Elana Meyers Taylor: How To Push Through Adversity

    Elana Meyers Taylor: How To Push Through Adversity

    This week Andrew talks with 5x Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor.  Earlier this year, Elana tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Forced to isolate herself in a hotel room during the days leading up to her Olympic events, she turned her small Beijing hotel room into a makeshift training center and stayed ready for her Olympic moment.  Elana was released from isolation in time to compete and won both a silver and bronze medal, bringing her total career medal count to 5. She's now the most decorated Black athlete in Winter Olympics history and the oldest woman to medal for the U.S. at the Winter Olympics in any sport.  In this conversation, Andrew and Elana explore how to sustain success over a long period of time, ways to push through adversity, and so much more. Elana’s story is a powerful reminder that where there’s a will there’s a way.
    Show Highlights:
    2:44 - Testing positive for COVID-19 after arriving at Olympics
    4:13 - Training for Olympics while in isolation
    6:56 - Staying positive in times of adversity
    7:26 - Acts of kindness and support from others
    9:53 - Sustaining success over long period of time
    10:43 - Continuous learning and development
    11:42 - Studying others to improve your craft
    12:44 - Limiting negativity
    13:59 - Playing collegiate softball
    14:30 - Cold e-mailing bobsled coach to get a tryout
    18:40 - Supporting younger athletes
    20:36 - Believing in yourself
    21:42 - Finding positives in every situation
    22:18 - Everything is a learning opportunity
    24:35 - Aspirations for next phase of career
    26:02 - Upcoming commencement speech at George Washington University

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Paige Tonz ,

One of the best podcasts I’ve listened to!

This podcast is amazing! Andrew’s passion to make the world a better place and help others along with him is so obvious. His guests are incredible. I always have an “ah-ha” moment or a powerful takeaway. I actually send his episodes to a lot of the athletes I mentor frequently! Keep up the amazing work, Andrew!

JoannaP123 ,

Super relatable, inspirational, & motivating!

This podcast is awesome and Andrew is a great host! I have found that I can relate to the topics he talks about with his various interviewees. It’s great to see a host invite individuals from many different backgrounds onto the podcast!

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Inspirational

Andrew is such an amazing host that he asks the question that I am thinking all the time. His passion and his amazing guests are my weekly motivation juice. Recommend to everyone that is working hard and trying to make a difference.

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