36 episodes

Rocket Motivation inspires others to overcome life-changing events, obstacles, and adversity to live your best life through the life experiences of the author of Get Back Up, Rod Cate, and his guests' stories.

Rocket Motivation Rod Cate

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Rocket Motivation inspires others to overcome life-changing events, obstacles, and adversity to live your best life through the life experiences of the author of Get Back Up, Rod Cate, and his guests' stories.

    Play The Hand You Are Dealt with Jana Rocker

    Play The Hand You Are Dealt with Jana Rocker

    In this week’s episode, we learn the story of Jana Rocker. When she was ten years old, Jana lost her left arm and shoulder to cancer. She is now 50 and dealing with more adversity. Her kidneys have failed, requiring her to undergo dialysis nightly to keep herself alive as she waits on the kidney transplant list. She tells her story of dealing with these issues, staying positive, and living a great life.

    • 25 min
    Always Focus On The Positive with Inge Vanhoorne

    Always Focus On The Positive with Inge Vanhoorne

    In this episode, we learn the story of Inge Vanhoorne. Inge, who is from Belgium, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2009 at age 26. She tells her story of how living with MS has affected her and how she has managed to live a full life and keep moving forward. Inge tells a refreshing story of accepting your circumstances but always trying to improve yourself.

    • 19 min
    Discovering Your Strength with Jennifer Widemire Smith

    Discovering Your Strength with Jennifer Widemire Smith

    In this episode, we learn the story of Jennifer Widemire Smith. She’s a mother of two children, a wife, an author, and someone who has been pushed to her limit and did not break. Jennifer talks about her “year from hell” and when she got to her breaking point and then discovered her strength. This is an episode of resilience and a never-quit attitude.

    • 32 min
    Quitting Isn't An Option with Thom Shea

    Quitting Isn't An Option with Thom Shea

    In this week's episode, we learn the story of Thom Shea. Thom is a retired Navy SEAL who served with the U. S. Navy for 23 years with distinguished valor. He served in 3 wars and led a team of SEALs into Afghanistan in 2009, earning a Silver Star, Bronze Star and other awards and distinctions. He's the author of 2 books, has trained thousands in leadership, and is the host of The Unbreakable Podcast. He tells his story of the importance of failure and how his failures shaped his life.

    • 28 min
    Turning Grief In To Hope with Hope Reger

    Turning Grief In To Hope with Hope Reger

    In this episode, we learn the story of Hope Reger. Hope lost her teenage son Justin when he was shot in the chest by a roommate. The grand jury did not indict the roommate based upon a defense of self-defense. This decision left Hope devastated with no justice for her son. Hope eventually accepted what happened and founded Grief2Hope, a virtual peer support group for people who have suffered the loss of loved ones. Hope’s story is one of turning loss into something positive.

    • 35 min
    Fearlessly Being Yourself with Sherrica Davis Hunt

    Fearlessly Being Yourself with Sherrica Davis Hunt

    In this week’s episode, we learn the story of Sherrica Davis Hunt. Sherrica started from humble beginnings but she grew up with strong female influences from her Mom and Grandmother. She is highly educated, has traveled the world, worked on Wall Street, and has come full circle living in Mobile and working for Bishop State Community College, where her office overlooks the former Orange Grove Projects. Her story is one of resilience, tenacity, and staying true to herself.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Buckaroo Crew ,

Such encouragement

What a fantastic platform to share stories of overcoming adversity. This isn’t your name it and claim it - think positive sugar coated advice . It’s raw, real life overcoming possibilities that grants hope and strength that you can do hard things

mmatthews22 ,

Fantastic Podcast

Rod does a fantastic job of posing questions in a conversational way and gracefully asks hard questions. I feel like a fly on the wall. Great show with great messages.

CCate33 ,

Goated

The greatest podcast to grace this universe. 10/10 recommend

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