10 episodes

The Path Distilled features conversations with the world’s best performers and leaders, such as athletes, artists, coaches, CEOs, scientists, and thought leaders. The podcast involves both an exploration of the shared human experience of striving for success, and usable strategies for the aspirational listener. The result is a wildly entertaining and enlightening insight into the lives, stories, and minds of high performers.

The Path Distilled Podcast Kevin Harris & Lauren S. Tashman

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

The Path Distilled features conversations with the world’s best performers and leaders, such as athletes, artists, coaches, CEOs, scientists, and thought leaders. The podcast involves both an exploration of the shared human experience of striving for success, and usable strategies for the aspirational listener. The result is a wildly entertaining and enlightening insight into the lives, stories, and minds of high performers.

    Ep. 009 – Chris Killian

    Ep. 009 – Chris Killian

    Chris Killian, Actor, Comedian, and Host of the Daily Distraction on ComicBook.com



    If your brief stint as a professional wrestler was stalled by being 5’ 8’’, would you consider a career as a stand-up comic? In this episode we speak to Chris, a multi-faceted performer with a fascinating story. Listen as Chris tells us about facing the proverbial fork in the road when he had to decide to make the leap to being a professional comedian, his drive and singular focus once he made the decision, learning his craft by observing what the best comedians were doing on stage, and not taking “no” as an answer.



    Learn more about Chris: Instagram



    Learn more about ComicBook.com: website | Instagram | Twitter

    • 54 min
    Ep. 008 – Logan Mize

    Ep. 008 – Logan Mize

    Logan Mize, Country Music Recording Artist



    If you had been rejected five times by everyone in the music industry, would you reach out for a sixth time? In this episode we talk with Logan Mize, a successful recording and touring artist. Logan’s story takes us from his arrival in Nashville with his truck and $60 in his pocket, to facing rejection before landing a deal with a major label, and finally finding success on his own terms. Logan’s episode is packed full of life advice for everyone pursuing their own goals. 



    Learn more about Logan:  Instagram

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep007 – Genevieve Custer Weeks

    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep007 – Genevieve Custer Weeks

    Genevieve Custer Weeks, Former Professional Ballet Dancer, Founder & CEO Tutu School Franchise



    Do you choose to go all in on something even if it might not work out, or do you play it safe? In this episode we have a conversation with Genevieve, a former professional ballet dancer and now Founder and CEO of a franchise of (to date) 45 boutique ballet schools. Listen to Genevieve’s story to learn about her path to having a career as a dancer, in what ways she felt prepared to be an entrepreneur, and what she has had to learn about being a leader.



    Learn more about Genevieve: Tutu School Instagram | Twitter | Personal Instagram

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 006 – Brandon Payne (TPD Developing High Performers Series)

    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 006 – Brandon Payne (TPD Developing High Performers Series)

    Brandon Payne, Founder of Accelerate Basketball, NBA Player Development Specialist, and Personal Development Coach for Stephen Curry



    Can you look in the mirror and acknowledge what you don’t do well? In this episode we hear from Brandon Payne, founder of Accelerate Basketball, whose roster includes over $900 million dollars worth of player salaries. Be inspired by his story and approach to high performance development as he tells us about his goal of bridging the talent gap in professional sports, the power of philosophy and aiming for systematic daily improvement, and how Stephen Curry’s meteoric rise cemented the effectiveness of his approach.



    Learn more about Brandon: Instagram



    Learn more about Accelerate Basketball: Instagram, Twitter

    • 58 min
    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 005 – Katie Cole

    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 005 – Katie Cole

    Katie Cole, Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist, & Touring Artist for The Smashing Pumpkins



    After moving across the globe to the US from Australia, would you say “yes” when your producer says Billy Corgan wants you to play bass for the upcoming Smashing Pumpkins tour? In this episode, we hear the story of Katie Cole who arrived in Nashville via Australia, with a detour in Los Angeles. Katie’s story is full of inspiration for anyone on their own path -- recognizing the fear in your gut for what it is, kicking open a window when a door closes, and what it’s like to take the stage in front of an audience of nearly 100,000.



    Learn more about Katie: Instagram 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 004 – Matt Palazzolo

    The Path Distilled Podcast, Ep 004 – Matt Palazzolo

    Matt Palazzolo, Golf & Body NYC Performance & Movement Specialist



    Do you set goals to have something to strive for or because you need to accomplish something?  In this episode we speak with Matt, a performance and movement specialist at Golf & Body NYC who was named one of this year’s 50 Best Golf-Fitness Trainers in America by Golf Digest. Matt’s story about his path to this point in his career highlights the role of autonomy and motivation, how much time he’s spent researching his craft, and other strategies he uses...and how he defines success.



    Learn more about Matt: Instagram

    • 1 hr 39 min

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