No time to read? Tired of hearing all your friends talk about that one book you know you should read? Each episode we unpack one book and bring you the best ideas - the bottom line - of the book in about an hour.
EP16: Money Master the Game Part 3
What is the price of your dreams? In this episode we unpack part three of Tony Robbins's book "Money Master the Game." Here he asks you to put a number to your future needs. He does this in four 'tiers' - starting from survival all the way up to no limits. In the spirit of the quote, "Defining the problem is half the solution," we talk about how powerful this simple step is for gaining clarity and moving forward. In other news Matt talks about his golf game, and John avoids talking about his non-existent golf game, but also throws his wife under the bus a little bit (only a little though).
EP15: Money Master the Game Part 2
How do you make the "Game" of money winnable? In this episode we unpack part two of Tony Robbins's book "Money Master the Game" in an effort to help you in your pursuit of financial freedom. He tackles nine myths of investing and gives loads of insider knowledge to help you get your mind around the rules of the game.
EP14: MONEY MASTER THE GAME PART 1
Feel like you can't get ahead? Worried about what the future will hold? Does saving for the future feel like a confusing and worthless effort? This is the first in a seven part series unpacking the book "Money Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom" where we talk about how you begin to invest in your future, in your "Freedom." This first step is all about getting started and how to see money in a new light, as piece of the puzzle of life, and learn how to start playing the game in a way you can win.
We set a whole new mold for this episode, where both Matt and John read the book and discuss it together, both bringing their own experiences (some better than others) to the topic. It's a HUGE book but we break down one step, one episode, at a time.
EP13: Thirteen Days: Lessons learned in the Cuban Missile Crisis
What does it take to stay calm under extreme pressure? Listen to how JFK handled what was likely the most important moment in all of human history, where humanity came closest to complete destruction. You'll want to hear his six guiding negotiating principles he took from a book he read years before. Also learn how his experiences in WWII shaped the leader he would later become.
In other news Matt shares his worst parenting and marriage moments, while John shares about the importance of keeping an open dialogue on difficult decisions in your family.
EP12: The One Thing by Gar Keller
"If you chase two rabbits, you will catch neither." There can be only one "main thing" in your life. So how do you decide what that is? Gary Keller built one of the most successful real estate business in the country and found this concept to be central to his success. Be sure to check out his 6 MYTHS OF PRODUCTIVITY in this episode!
In other news, John talks about working on his cars and Matt shares of his love for Billy Crystal movies.
EP11: The Collapse of Parenting
Have you wondered why kids are overweight, more fragile, overmedicated, and underperforming in school compared to thirty years ago? After twenty-five years as a family physician and psychologist, Leonard Sax wondered the same thing and sets down his thoughts in this book. In other news John shares some fancy Latin words, and Matt tells the secret to making sure at least one of your kids turns out ok.
I love ideas but can’t seem to finish books. This is a great resource for guys like me, like audio Cliff Notes, highlighting the best of the books in the context of real life.
Deep dives into leading books
John is a deep thinker who pulls out deep truths from leading business and mindset books. What emerges is as hot as lava and hardens like igneous rock. More listenable to other podcasts reviewing and recommending books. If you enjoy “Read to Lead”, you’ll enjoy this as well. It’s a different, but needed, take.