Welcome to the Art of Awesome, where we dive deep into uncovering the the difference between the average and the awesome. We interview thought leaders, top business minds, health and fitness professionals, and world class athletes as we hope to inspire you to achieve awesome results in your everyday life.
Finding the Intangibles with Coach Evan Burk
Today I have the opportunity to learn and discuss the intangibles in athletics, coaching, parenting and life with Coach Evan Burk. Evan was the special teams coach in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins and shares his incredible story about coaching 4th grade football to coaching in the NFL only 6 years later. Coach Even Burk shares some incredible insight on what makes the best athletes and team and how we can use these these intangibles in our everyday life. I personally gained a ton of insight and I'm excited to share as I truly think there are some nuggets of gold here for everyone.
With a Big Enough WHY you Can Overcome Any HOW
Today's Friday Fire I talk about how with a big enough 'Why' any you can overcome any 'How'. So figure out your 'Why' in life and you can overcome any obstacles, doubt or disbelief.
Using Crypto Assets to Buy Real Estate with Josh Rhodes
Today I am stoked to sit down and and talk assets and wealth building strategies with Josh Rhodes. Josh shares his story of reading Rich Dad Poor Dad and starting his investing journey buying his first house before the housing market crash of 2008. We also dove deep into the crypto world and discuss digital assets as well as how Josh is leveraging his crypto to buy more real estate. This is a truly thought provoking conversation and I am excited to share as I too learned so much from our discussion.
Housing Market Crash or Is Now the Time to Buy? - Dave Meyer
Today I am stoked to sit down and discuss the current housing market with Dave Meyer. Dave is well versed in the current markets as he is constantly studying the markets as the VP of Data and Analytics from Bigger Pockets. Dave tells us his thoughts on whether or not we will see a housing market crash as well as how he is investing in this current market. Dave also sharing his best tips for anyone wanting to buy their first house, along with tons of data points and knowledge bombs. Whether you are a first time home buyer, a long time investor or just trying to get some insight on what might be happening in the markets, this episode has a bit of value and isight for everyone.
What is the Point of the Archer without a Target?
Today's Friday Fire I discuss the idea behind our why. Why we do anything in life, whether it be eat healthy, work hard, wake up early or anything else. The point of an archer is to hit the target, so without a target to hit it becomes harder to sharpen the skills of the archer. Use this episode as a reminder to figure out your own why and what your target is in life.
Scenario Thinking with Ursula Eysin
Today I discuss the process of scenario thinking with Ursula Eysin. Ursula is a creative strategist and has worked with many high level organizations including governments like Austrian Defense ministry and Kenyan government. Though her current focus is helping entrepreneurs, start-uppers, and ministries to turn uncertainty into a competitive advantage using the scenario thinking method and her consultancy company, Red Swam.
The Art of Awesome, is, well, Awesome
Bravo to Nick Troutman! This is a great show - I’ve listened to several episodes and I love how each one delves into a new area to provide ideas that can propel your life to another level. Whether it’s about how to improve your mind, body, fitness, diet, finances or personal performance, Nick has the answers. Well worth a listen. Trust me, you won’t stop with one episode!
Great source of motivation!
A shot of positivity and motivation to take on your day! Thanks Nick!
Wisdom worth your while
Nick provides wonderful words of wisdom through great guests and interviews. Nick is an extraordinary young man wise beyond his years and has much to offer any of us seeking to improve our lives in any of a number of ways (finding that awesome sauce!). Nick interviews many impressive guests highlighting a variety of ways to grow and become our better selves.