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Clarity. Focus. Consistency. Hallmarks of championship athletes. And hallmarks of the most successful men in business and life.

How can you claim those traits in your life now? You want to make lots of money, have a great marriage, and be a dedicated father while crushing fitness goals along the way but maybe you feel like you're always shortchanging at least one area.

Or maybe you feel like you want to be more consistent. More focuses.
Maybe you just need a clear vision for what your future looks like— a clear goal to pursue.

Jim Harshaw is an NCAA Division I All-American wrestler and former Division I head coach. And he's an executive performance coach who will help you create the plan to unlock your potential.

He coaches motivated men to gain clarity, focus, and consistency in business and life using a unique framework inspired by world-class performers so that they can lead meaningful lives of purpose and impact. 

"Success for the Athletic Minded Man" is a podcast dedicated to the driven, professional, athletic-minded man in the pursuit of excellence. Each episode dives into success habits for men who balance the rigors of professional development with the challenges of excelling in their personal life. Our conversations explore how men can apply the principles of peak performance in sports to everyday life.

Listen as he discusses strategies for mastering goal setting, consistency, work-life balance, and health. We dissect the high-performance habits of athletes as they relate to helping men achieve clarity, focus, and consistency.

Through interviews with elite athletes and coaches as well as thought leaders, we unpack athletic life lessons tailored to you, the athletic-minded man. "Success for the Athletic Man" is not just a podcast—it’s a resource for any man eager to thrive in business and life.

Success for the Athletic-Minded Man Jim Harshaw, Jr.

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Clarity. Focus. Consistency. Hallmarks of championship athletes. And hallmarks of the most successful men in business and life.

How can you claim those traits in your life now? You want to make lots of money, have a great marriage, and be a dedicated father while crushing fitness goals along the way but maybe you feel like you're always shortchanging at least one area.

Or maybe you feel like you want to be more consistent. More focuses.
Maybe you just need a clear vision for what your future looks like— a clear goal to pursue.

Jim Harshaw is an NCAA Division I All-American wrestler and former Division I head coach. And he's an executive performance coach who will help you create the plan to unlock your potential.

He coaches motivated men to gain clarity, focus, and consistency in business and life using a unique framework inspired by world-class performers so that they can lead meaningful lives of purpose and impact. 

"Success for the Athletic Minded Man" is a podcast dedicated to the driven, professional, athletic-minded man in the pursuit of excellence. Each episode dives into success habits for men who balance the rigors of professional development with the challenges of excelling in their personal life. Our conversations explore how men can apply the principles of peak performance in sports to everyday life.

Listen as he discusses strategies for mastering goal setting, consistency, work-life balance, and health. We dissect the high-performance habits of athletes as they relate to helping men achieve clarity, focus, and consistency.

Through interviews with elite athletes and coaches as well as thought leaders, we unpack athletic life lessons tailored to you, the athletic-minded man. "Success for the Athletic Man" is not just a podcast—it’s a resource for any man eager to thrive in business and life.

    Beyond Hard Work: Embracing Inspired Action for Greatness

    Beyond Hard Work: Embracing Inspired Action for Greatness

    #457 Beyond Hard Work: Embracing Inspired Action for Greatness
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     Have you ever wondered how some people make the impossible look easy? Tune in as I reveal the mindset shift that can turn your struggles into inspired achievements.
    Ever look at people who achieve incredible things and hear about the work they put in, only to think, “I could never do that!”
    Maybe it's doing Ironman, building a global business, or something equally daunting. 
    But what if you could flip that script and say, "HELL yeah, I'm in! I don't care what it takes"? That’s the mindset we’re unlocking in this episode.
    In this episode of "Success for the Athletic-Minded Man" podcast, we’re diving deep into the difference between HARD WORK and INSPIRED ACTION. 
    Whether it's scoring a promotion, shedding those extra pounds, or taking your business to the next level, I’ll show you how to harness your athletic drive to achieve unparalleled CLARITY, CONSISTENCY, and FOCUS.
    After this episode, you’ll gain practical strategies to shift your mindset, real-life examples of inspired action, and how to align your goals with your passions.
    Imagine transforming your grind into something that fuels you rather than drains you. Remember the last time you were so into something that time just flew by? That's the magic we’re after. So hit play now!
    P.S. Be one of the first 10 commenters on my YouTube video for a chance to access my EXCLUSIVE new AI coaching tool!
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

    • 23 min
    How Not to Decay: Coach to NBA Champions Nicodemus Christopher Shares Secrets to Maintaining Peak Performance

    How Not to Decay: Coach to NBA Champions Nicodemus Christopher Shares Secrets to Maintaining Peak Performance

    #456 How Not to Decay: Coach to NBA Champions Nicodemus Christopher Shares Secrets to Maintaining Peak Performance
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    Want to know how the elite performers stay elite? Nicodemus Christopher spills the secrets on how to redefine success on and off the court.
    Nicodemus Christopher isn’t just any coach.
    He’s the mastermind behind the success of NBA champions and top CEOs. And he's joining me in this episode of the “Success for the Athletic-Minded Man” podcast to share his very secret with us!
    We're diving deep into the "Seven Dimensions" that Nicodemus swears by— a holistic approach that goes beyond muscle to the very core of well-being. He’ll also reveal strategies to nourish each dimension, drawing on rich experiences of top athletes and CEOs who he has worked with over the years.
    From stories of personal transformation (imagine pivoting from aspiring doctor to elite coach?!) to actionable strategies that you can apply right from your living room, this episode is packed with insights that could just be the game-changer you’ve been waiting for.
    So, whether you're striving to improve your professional performance, enhance your personal relationships, or simply live a more balanced life, this episode is a must-listen. 
    Get ready to challenge your perceptions, kickstart change, and redefine what true success means to you. Tune in now and transform the way you approach your daily challenges.
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

    • 37 min
    Lone Wolf Syndrome: The Hidden Costs of Male Independence (& What To Do About It)

    Lone Wolf Syndrome: The Hidden Costs of Male Independence (& What To Do About It)

    #455 Lone Wolf Syndrome: The Hidden Costs of Male Independence (& What To Do About It)

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    The Lone Wolf Myth: why independence isn't always a good thing.
    Did you know that loneliness and social isolation are associated with a 29% increased risk of heart disease and a 32% increased risk of stroke? (Source: Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
    That's a statistic that stopped me in my tracks— and it's just the tip of the iceberg.
    In this episode of “Success for the Athletic-Minded Man” podcast, we're diving deep into a topic that hits close to home: the Lone Wolf Syndrome. You know, that feeling of needing to go it alone, the reluctance to connect deeply with others, especially as guys with athletic backgrounds.
    We're unpacking the hidden costs of this mindset— the financial, relational, and health tolls it takes. 
    But it's not all doom and gloom. We're also discussing actionable steps you can take to break free from this pattern. From setting micro-goals around connection to joining fitness groups like F3, there's a path forward. 
    So whether you're nodding along because this hits home or thinking of a friend who could benefit, share and give this episode a listen. Let's break the Lone Wolf Syndrome together and forge deeper, more meaningful connections. Because as research shows, that's where true happiness lies.
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

    • 22 min
    The Testosterone Myth Busted: What Men REALLY Need According to Men’s Health Expert Dr. Tracy Gapin

    The Testosterone Myth Busted: What Men REALLY Need According to Men’s Health Expert Dr. Tracy Gapin

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    Bored with the same-old health advice? Dr. Tracy Gapin's shaking things up with a mix of science, wit, and a testosterone toolkit!
     
    Forget everything you thought you knew about men's health, because Dr. Tracy Gapin is about to blow your mind with his game-changing tactics. 
     
    From turbocharging your nutrition to dialing in your sleep habits like a pro, he's got the keys to unlock your inner beast mode and unleash it to the world.
     
    In this “Success for the Athletic-Minded Man” episode, Dr. Gapin, a board-certified urologist and world-renowned men’s health and performance expert, leaves no stone unturned as he shares his arsenal of strategies for optimizing every aspect of your well-being. 
     
    From ditching refined sugars to embracing real foods, from mastering the art of quality sleep to ramping up your fitness routine, Dr. Gapin serves actionable tips guaranteed to revitalize your body and mind.
     
    So if you're tired of feeling sluggish, uninspired, and stuck in a rut, then buckle up, because Dr. Gapin is about to take you on a wild ride to peak performance. Time to reclaim your vitality, redefine your limits, and become the unstoppable force you were always meant to be!
     
    Get ready to hit the rewind button because this episode is packed with so much wisdom, wit, and practical advice that you'll want to listen to it more times than you can count. Tune in now!
     
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

    • 41 min
    Systems to Simplify Your Life and Give You Back Your Time (and One System to Rule Them All)

    Systems to Simplify Your Life and Give You Back Your Time (and One System to Rule Them All)

    #453 Systems to Simplify Your Life and Give You Back Your Time (and One System to Rule Them All)
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    Let’s turn your daily chaos into calm— one system at a time!
    Life's throwing you more curveballs than a star pitcher in the World Series: Your kid's got soccer practice, your inbox is exploding, and work is piling up faster than dirty laundry on a Sunday. 
    Hit that play button now because we're cracking the code on how to stay on top of it all one system at a time!
    Now, I'm not just talking about any old systems here. We're talking about game-changing strategies that'll have you wondering why you didn't start sooner. We'll be taking cues from the masters like David Allen of “Getting Things Done” to learn how to streamline your life, reduce stress, and reclaim your precious time.
    From wardrobe hacks inspired by Steve Jobs to meal planning made easy, I've got simple to execute tactics that'll have you saying, "Why didn't I think of that sooner?" Who doesn't love a good life hack, right?
    So, if you're ready to reclaim your time, unleash your inner productivity, and live life with purpose, then listen now. Because by the end of this episode, you'll be armed with the ultimate system to rule them all: "Reveal Your Path."
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

    • 21 min
    From Commanding Troops to Conquering Thoughts: How Military Legend Gregg Martin Tackled Mental Warfare

    From Commanding Troops to Conquering Thoughts: How Military Legend Gregg Martin Tackled Mental Warfare

    #452 From Commanding Troops to Conquering Thoughts: How Military Legend Gregg Martin Tackled Mental Warfare
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    From commanding troops to commanding his own mind: Retired General Gregg Martin takes us through his journey of battling the highs and lows of bipolar disorder.
    Think you know what “mental toughness” means? This two–star general's story will flip your definition upside down.
    With a career etched in bravery, leading troops through combat and shouldering the weight of command, retired two-star general Gregg Martin embodies the epitome of strength. 
    But beneath this is his silent struggles, the unseen battles that unfold within the corridors of the mind.
    Gregg Martin, PhD, is a retired major general and a 36-year Army combat veteran with a remarkable career. He commanded an engineer company, battalion, and the 130th Engineer Brigade in combat, and held prestigious roles such as the president of the National Defense University, commander of Ft. Leonard Wood, and commandant of the Army War College. 
    In this powerful conversation on the “Success for the Athletic-Minded Man” podcast, I had the honor of sitting down with Gregg to delve deep into his remarkable journey of resilience and personal battle with bipolar disorder.
    Listen as he highlights the importance of recognizing mental health challenges early on and seeking the necessary support. His candid sharing of experiences, from high-level military command to navigating the complexities of mental illness, offers invaluable insights into the human spirit's capacity for growth and adaptation.
    Gregg’s story serves as a beacon of hope, showcasing that with the right mindset, support system, and strategies, one can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges.
    Join us as we unravel the layers of resilience, uncovering actionable strategies for cultivating mental wellness and embracing life's journey with courage and determination. 
    If you don’t have time to listen to the entire episode or if you hear something that you like but don’t have time to write it down, be sure to grab your free copy of the Action Plan from this episode— as well as get access to action plans from EVERY episode— at http://www.JimHarshawJr.com/Action.  
     

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
239 Ratings

239 Ratings

Rated RV ,

It takes Action

Everyone has ideas or aspirations. The difference between the folks who reach them and those who don’t is action. Jim’s podcast is about action and how to take the necessary steps to achieve an outcome.
You’ve got this!

CADCop ,

Excellent Resource

Jim is someone with an understanding and sense of empathy to assist others in achieving their goals of any level. He has displayed that it is more than one particular trait, and is available to help one arrive!

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Great actionable content

Each episode I’ve listened to have provided steps that are easy to adopt and take action on. It’s not often you find content that is real and that exposes the reality of the journey as a coach, parent, and entrepreneur. I’d recommend Jim and his podcast to parents, coaches and anyone looking to reach their potential.

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