305 episodes

Things are easy for world-class performers, right? Navy SEALs, astronauts, NYT Bestselling authors, Olympic gold medalists... doesn't success just comes naturally for them?

In this podcast, All American wrestler, TEDx speaker, and personal performance and executive coach Jim Harshaw Jr. breaks down false beliefs about success, failure, and your potential for success. He interviews world-class performers like Tim Ferriss, Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, Shannon Miller (Olympic gold medalist), Russell Brunson (entrepreneur- ClickFunnels), Mark Divine (Navy SEAL), Lee Kemp (3x world champion wrestler), Bob Burg, and other world-class performers to reveal their stories of failure, setback, and defeat on their journey to success so that you, the listener, can understand how to turn your failures into success.

In 6+ years of weekly episodes, Jim has helped listeners break limiting beliefs about success in business, fitness, relationships, and sports. With an engaging interview style, Jim exposes top performers as approachable and down-to-earth people who, like the rest of us, fail on their way to the top.

Topics covered include:
-How to turn FAILURE into success
-How to be RESILIENT in the face of adversity
-Creating SELF-BELIEF
-How to be more PRODUCTIVE and FOCUSED
-How to set meaningful GOALS
-How to be more CONSISTENT
-How to find work-life BALANCE

Jim Harshaw, Jr. is an NCAA Division I All American wrestler, former NCAA Division I head coach, internationally recognized TEDx speaker, and personal performance coach. He has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives across the world by helping clients and audiences increase resilience, maximize potential, and build high-performing teams. His clients include CEOs, entrepreneurs, and leaders from Fortune 500 companies as well as current and former athletes from the NFL, UFC, NCAA, and Olympics.

Success Through Failure with Jim Harshaw Jr Jim Harshaw Jr

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 205 Ratings

Things are easy for world-class performers, right? Navy SEALs, astronauts, NYT Bestselling authors, Olympic gold medalists... doesn't success just comes naturally for them?

In this podcast, All American wrestler, TEDx speaker, and personal performance and executive coach Jim Harshaw Jr. breaks down false beliefs about success, failure, and your potential for success. He interviews world-class performers like Tim Ferriss, Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, Shannon Miller (Olympic gold medalist), Russell Brunson (entrepreneur- ClickFunnels), Mark Divine (Navy SEAL), Lee Kemp (3x world champion wrestler), Bob Burg, and other world-class performers to reveal their stories of failure, setback, and defeat on their journey to success so that you, the listener, can understand how to turn your failures into success.

In 6+ years of weekly episodes, Jim has helped listeners break limiting beliefs about success in business, fitness, relationships, and sports. With an engaging interview style, Jim exposes top performers as approachable and down-to-earth people who, like the rest of us, fail on their way to the top.

Topics covered include:
-How to turn FAILURE into success
-How to be RESILIENT in the face of adversity
-Creating SELF-BELIEF
-How to be more PRODUCTIVE and FOCUSED
-How to set meaningful GOALS
-How to be more CONSISTENT
-How to find work-life BALANCE

Jim Harshaw, Jr. is an NCAA Division I All American wrestler, former NCAA Division I head coach, internationally recognized TEDx speaker, and personal performance coach. He has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives across the world by helping clients and audiences increase resilience, maximize potential, and build high-performing teams. His clients include CEOs, entrepreneurs, and leaders from Fortune 500 companies as well as current and former athletes from the NFL, UFC, NCAA, and Olympics.

    #353 A Masterclass on Risk-Reward with Certified Badass, Father, Husband, and Champion Endurance Athlete Travis Macy

    #353 A Masterclass on Risk-Reward with Certified Badass, Father, Husband, and Champion Endurance Athlete Travis Macy

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY
    The path to success is riddled with risk. I invited the one and only Travis Macy to share with you true stories of success and failure and how to leverage risk for greater success.
    Travis Macy is a speaker, coach, professional endurance athlete, and author of “The Ultra Mindset: An Endurance Champion's 8 Core Principles for Success in Business, Sports, and Life.” 
    This finisher of over 130 ultra endurance events in 17 countries was a former classroom teacher with a Master's degree in Education.
    His racing and adventure exploits have been covered by The New York Times, ABC, Penthouse Magazine, Runner’s World, Adventure Sports Magazine, Competitor Magazine, UltraRunning Magazine, Trail Runner Magazine, and Breathe Magazine, among others.
    After six long years, Travis is finally back on the Success Through Failure podcast! 
    This special crossover episode with The Travis Macy Show is all about risks. Here, Travis and I will share some personal risks we’ve taken and the lessons we’ve learned when things worked and— more importantly— when they didn’t.
    If you’re currently contemplating on taking a big risk— or if you’re afraid of taking one— this episode is for you, so don’t miss it. 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.  

    • 42 min
    #352 3 Essential Tips for Staying on Track (Even When the Track is Always Changing)

    #352 3 Essential Tips for Staying on Track (Even When the Track is Always Changing)

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY
    How do you manage to stay on track, maintain consistency, and keep things in balance when the winds of change are always blowing. Listen in as I reveal 3 ways to manage change and stay on track in your ever-evolving world.
    Do you have moments in life where you feel out of rhythm? Like change is the only thing that stays the same?
    As a father of 4 and an entrepreneur, I feel you. If only there were a reset button to allow us to stay on track!
    But this is real life! Change is inevitable and there’s no magic button to stop your kids from growing, the economy from changing, family illnesses, aging parents, personal injury, and the list goes on... So how will you catch up in this ever-changing and fast-paced life?
    In this episode, my goal is to bring you some peace and clarity. Here are the 3 simple yet effective tactics on how to manage change, stay on track, and update your routines through your always-changing, ever-evolving life. Listen 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.  

    • 18 min
    #351 Jim Afremow and Phil White: Inside the Minds of Great Leaders and How to Become One

    #351 Jim Afremow and Phil White: Inside the Minds of Great Leaders and How to Become One

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY
    What does it take to be a great leader? Dr. Jim Afremow and Phil White take you inside the minds of some of the greatest leaders in history and discover how they prepare, perform, and prevail
    There are already hundreds of leadership experts (preaching almost the same ideas) out there, but Dr. Jim Afremow and Phil White prove that there’s more to learn— and that’s exactly what we delve into in this episode! 
    Dr. Jim Afremow is a sought-after mental skills coach, licensed professional counselor, and author of “The Champion's Mind.” He was the sports psychologist for Arizona State University for 10 years and also served as the peak performance coordinator for the San Francisco Giants.
    Meanwhile, Phil White is an Emmy-nominated writer and co-host of the Basketball Strong Podcast with Tim DiFrancesco and Champion Conversations Podcast with Jim Afremow.
    Jim and Phil are the authors of "The Leader's Mind: How Great Leaders Prepare, Perform, and Prevail." 
    If you’re looking for a way to become a better leader, Jim and Phil have got you covered.
    Listen in as we go inside the minds of the great leaders in history, the questions you should ask yourself to become a great leader, and— once and for all— the answer to the question: are leaders born or made? We’ll cover all that and more, so don’t miss it!
    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
    #350 The Secret to Success That Nobody is Talking About and How to Leverage it for Outsized Results

    #350 The Secret to Success That Nobody is Talking About and How to Leverage it for Outsized Results

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY
    The secret to success that world-class performers swear by is basic and simple yet overlooked.
    Ever since I was wrestling in college, I’ve been looking for the secret to success. 
    I traveled to attend summer camps, trained at the Olympic training center, worked with amazing coaches. Eventually I went into coaching, then to major gift fundraising, and now, entrepreneurship. All the while searching for the secret to success.
    In this episode, I'm going to share with you the secret that I've learned from hundreds of interviews with elite performers, from thousands of hours coaching brain surgeons, professional athletes, and others, and through my own experiences as an All-American athlete, NCAA Division I head coach, and entrepreneur.
    So what is this mysterious key that unlocks success?
    Is it hard work? Who you surround yourself with? The goals you set? Nope. Then what's THE COMMON THREAD?
    I'm going to reveal exactly that in this episode AND how to leverage it for outsized results. Listen 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.  

    • 22 min
    #349 Outlandish Relationship Building Ideas That Land Billionaire Clients For Steve Sims

    #349 Outlandish Relationship Building Ideas That Land Billionaire Clients For Steve Sims

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY One episode with Steve Sims is simply not enough! This time, Steve is back on the show to explain how something “stupid” may actually be brilliant!
    Ever heard of someone who’s worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic on the sea bed or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party and then had Andrea Bocelli serenade them while they eat their pasta? You have now. 
    Quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine, Steve Sims is a bestselling author with "Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen,” sought-after coach, and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups, and associations; as well as the Pentagon and Harvard—twice! 
    After almost two years, Steve is back on the Success Through Failure podcast! 
    In this episode, we dig deep on the importance of relationships and how to maintain them using tactics that are conventionally deemed stupid— but not really! It’s time to challenge your creativity! 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.  

    • 36 min
    #348 How to Confidently Identify Your BHAG Even If You're Not Sure Where to Start

    #348 How to Confidently Identify Your BHAG Even If You're Not Sure Where to Start

    Action Plan: https://jimharshawjr.com/ACTION
    Free Clarity Call: https://jimharshawjr.com/APPLY Does setting BHAGs scare you? Let these 3 easy, actionable tactics give you the confidence to identify your Big Hairy Audacious Goals. Listen now and take action!
    Ever heard of the term BHAG? 
    If you’re a regular listener, you’ve probably heard me talk about this in previous episodes. (See episode JimHarshawJr.com/302)
    BHAG or Big Hairy Audacious Goals is a concept developed by authors Jim Collins and Jerry Porras in their book, “Built to Last.” It is one of the key characteristics and traits of visionary companies— a “powerful mechanism to stimulate progress.”
    Setting goals is a familiar territory, but if you want to take it to the next level, a BHAG is the way to go— but where do you start? How do you identify a BHAG?
    In this episode, we’re going on a deep dive into how to confidently identify that BHAG, especially for people who are unclear or who feel stuck. Here are the 3 things that you need to do to confidently identify BHAG… Hit play 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.  

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
205 Ratings

205 Ratings

Easily distracted102 ,

Very inspiring

Very inspiring!! And great hands on tools to visualize what you want.

west the best massage ,

This show is full of value

Jim is the real deal! This guy adds value to his audience with every episode. His guest are incredible. You will learn so much from his guest and Jim about navigating through life’s challenges.
Definitely my favorite podcast.

_s_b_r_ ,

Inspiring and Motivating

Life Changing Podcast.

I have listened to this podcast for several years. The people Jim interviews are open and honest about not only their successes, but failures as well. Guests share how they have over come their failures in order to reach their successes.

There is something to learn from each and every episode.

Top Podcasts In Education

The Atlantic
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Lauryn Evarts & Michael Bosstick / Dear Media
TED
Daily Stoic
Motiversity

You Might Also Like

Olaniyi Sobomehin ( Niyi Sobo )
Rob Dial and Kast Media
Motiversity
Gary Vaynerchuk
Ed Mylett
Jon Gordon