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Mission: Training Your Mind To Adapt To Any Circumstance.

On The Social Chameleon Show, our goal is to help you Learn, Grow, and Transform into the person you want to become. In each episode, we talk about a specific topic designed to help train your mind to adapt to any circumstance or explore ideas with guests, as well as topic-related book recommendations, weekly challenges, and more.

We call ourselves Transformational Shapers: Our purpose is to provide value, guidance, and leadership to those who seek transformational growth.

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The Social Chameleon Show Tyson Gaylord

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Mission: Training Your Mind To Adapt To Any Circumstance.

On The Social Chameleon Show, our goal is to help you Learn, Grow, and Transform into the person you want to become. In each episode, we talk about a specific topic designed to help train your mind to adapt to any circumstance or explore ideas with guests, as well as topic-related book recommendations, weekly challenges, and more.

We call ourselves Transformational Shapers: Our purpose is to provide value, guidance, and leadership to those who seek transformational growth.

Show Notes: http://www.thesocialchameleon.show
Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/social-chameleon-show/support

    Unmasking Everyday Sabotage: Lessons From The Simple Sabotage Field Manual | Ep 95 Book Review

    Unmasking Everyday Sabotage: Lessons From The Simple Sabotage Field Manual | Ep 95 Book Review

    Simple Sabotage Field Manual: Dissecting Destructive Behaviors In Life & Business.

    For this book review episode, we delve into the intriguing world of clandestine tactics by reviewing the "Simple Sabotage Field Manual," originally published by the OSS. This manual caught my attention after episode 390 of the Jocko podcast, and we're gonna explore how the subversive strategies detailed within it parallel modern life and business practices.

    Join me as we unpack the art of identifying and weeding out vulnerabilities, all while questioning redundant systems and inefficiencies that might be remnants of a bygone era. We'll tackle the delicate balance of embracing technology and shedding unnecessary procedures to boost productivity and streamline our work environments.

    This episode is about avoiding the pitfalls that can lead to unintentional self-sabotage, from cognitive overload to ensuring strong maintenance of personal and industrial equipment. We'll touch on potential employee behaviors that could undermine success and the pressing need for rigorous standard operating procedures to ward off accidents and the specter of sabotage.


    But it's not just about thwarting external threats; we'll question our own psychological biases, the strength of our beliefs, and the traps of groupthink that could lead us down the path of destructive actions, even when convinced of a greater cause.

    Strap in as we dissect these wartime techniques, consider their relevance to our current society and provide actionable insights on building an antifragile life and business. It's time to strengthen your defenses, inside and out, on this episode of the Social Chameleon Show.

    Enjoy the episode!

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    📚 Timestamped Overview
    00:00 Declassified field manual offers insights for life.
    05:58 Reevaluate beliefs periodically to ensure relevance.
    11:23 Activity causing accidents and delays for sabotage.
    20:09 Employees education on simple sabotage and gossip.
    26:27 Committing acts now harder due to technology.
    28:25 Preparing for military strategy and fortifying oneself.
    33:07 Ensure safety measures for potential accidents. Check insurance.
    37:48 Use metals and steel responsibly for security.
    44:34 Consider borrowing tools and finding cheaper tires.
    52:26 Outdated inventory procedures causing inefficiency and delays.
    53:41 Efficiency, steps, shortcut, government committee size.
    01:01:38 Reducing worker turnover: a costly challenge for companies.
    01:04:25 Drawn-out work ethic, stalling tactics, casual attitude.
    01:12:49 Questioning understanding, confirm capabilities, clarify through writing.
    01:19:55 Beware of thinking we are rational.
    01:20:55 Limiting daily activities can optimize productivity and health.
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    The $10 Trillion Trust Economy: Phil Johnson's Emotional Intelligence Insights | Ep 94

    The $10 Trillion Trust Economy: Phil Johnson's Emotional Intelligence Insights | Ep 94

    Welcome to another episode of the Social Chameleon Show, where we explore the fascinating colors of human potential. Today, we are diving deep into the realms of emotional intelligence and authentic leadership with none other than Phil Johnson—founder and CEO of the Master of Business Leadership program.

    Phil's journey is as remarkable as his mission. Born a fighter, overcoming the challenges of prematurity and dyslexia, Phil transformed his perceived disabilities into catalysts for change and pathways to success. Following a life-altering decision at the tender age of 14, after losing his mother, Phil committed to a life of service, eventually leading to the creation of his globally impactful leadership program.

    In Episode 94, Phil and I unpack the power of emotions in shaping our decisions and behaviors, discuss the invaluable role of emotional intelligence in our personal and professional lives and reveal the stark reality of its scarcity in today's fast-paced world. Apple’s focus on emotional intelligence and their undeniable success is a testament to the theory that understanding our feelings can be a foundation for innovation and change.

    Phil isn’t just talking the talk; he’s also walking the walk—quite literally on his idea-inspiring 3 a.m. walks without distractions. He generously extends an invitation to connect with him, offering free access to his audiobook and sharing insights on how to engage with his Master of Business Leadership program, a transformative experience with a proven track record of success.

    Get ready to challenge your weekly routine and fortify your emotional connections as Phil shares his expertise on emotional labor, attraction, and the hidden cost of maintaining comfort zones. As we embrace discomfort, we unlock our potential for creativity, growth, and triumph.

    Stay tuned as we reveal how to leverage your emotions to foster trust, engagement, and success at a higher level than ever before—both in life and business.



    Enjoy the episode!



    📚 Timestamped overview

    00:00 Social media show featuring Phil Johnson's success.

    03:22 Dyslexia, grief, and life's brevity remembered.

    07:46 Perceived disabilities can lead to emotional strength.

    09:59 Emotional labor develops leadership, increases success.

    13:27 Facing fear and anxiety leads to growth.

    19:01 Apple stores prioritize customer emotional intelligence and satisfaction.

    21:06 Stop giving away your energy to others.

    25:16 Emotional labor brings endless ROI, requires commitment.

    29:04 Victims have codependent relationships, attract others.

    32:06 Disability requires emotional labor and fear management.

    34:11 Motivation comes from pain or passion.

    37:18 Decisiveness is key to overcoming pain.

    41:33 Overcome initial struggle for a better life.

    43:18 Evolution has honed our ability to sense.

    46:38 Strangers share life stories due to triggering.

    51:50 Early morning walks bring inner stillness and inspiration.

    52:37 Walking without distractions boosts brain function.



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    • 56 min
    Memento Mori: Remember you must die | Ep 93

    Memento Mori: Remember you must die | Ep 93

    In this episode, "Memento Mori: Remember You Must Die," we take on a philosophical journey exploring the significance of embracing our mortality. From discussing the potential consequences for businesses if the owner passes away unprepared to unraveling the concept of "amor fati" and the importance of releasing attachments, we delve into the profound impact of acknowledging our impermanence. The episode examines the importance of mindfulness, detachment, and embracing stoic philosophy to lead a more purposeful life. We introduce the idea of time usage, distinguishing between "dead time" and "alive time," and emphasize the significance of being present in moments rather than succumbing to distractions.

    Throughout the episode, various philosophical perspectives and historical examples are presented to underscore the need for reflecting on impermanence, values, gratitude, and mindful living. Finally, we encourage listeners to engage in uncomfortable conversations about death and take the necessary steps to plan for the future and leave a meaningful legacy.

    Join us as we reflect on the value of time, the need for mindful living, and the powerful wisdom of stoic philosophy. Whether you're seeking a deeper understanding of life's fleeting nature or looking for practical insights on making each moment count, this episode will surely leave you enriched and inspired.



    Enjoy the episode!



    00:00 Some cultures celebrate death, others remove it.

    04:41 Fleeting power, mortality, and shared destiny summarized.

    07:44 Teaching children about the reality of mortality.

    10:23 Time is your true possession, make it count.

    15:25 Mike believes in self-empowerment and leadership.

    18:17 Reflect on priorities and leave a legacy.

    20:29 Reflect on life, pursue dreams, be kind.

    26:05 Don't miss moments, avoid distractions, be present.

    27:27 Love of fate and individual choice intertwined.

    32:20 Book teaches releasing what's not yours.

    36:02 Embrace healing to move forward from trauma.

    37:55 Explore stoic concepts, authors, books, and links.

    40:13 Share, connect, learn, grow, transform, become, connect.



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    • 40 min
    From Adversity to Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of Tamerus Augenstein | Ep 92

    From Adversity to Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of Tamerus Augenstein | Ep 92

    Today's guest is Tamerus Augenstein, a friend who has overcome a troubled past filled with mistakes and found his purpose through fitness. His journey includes numerous physical activities, but he hit rock bottom after a breakup, leading him into substance abuse and homelessness. With guidance from mentors, he rebuilt his life and now inspires others.

    On October 16th, 2023, Tamerus posted about his one-year transformation, which caught my attention. I wanted him on the show to share his story in hopes of motivating you all. He reminds me of Marcus Aurelius' quote, "The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way."

    Tamerus had struggled with identity during tough times but turned to God for direction. This shift led him away from destructive habits towards self-improvement and discipline through fitness routines and nutrition—key steps that helped eliminate vices like late-night indulgences.

    Breaking free from others' expectations and finding your purpose can be life-changing. Once you discover what the universe or God intends for you, unnecessary habits and substances lose their appeal. You start to address the root causes of discontentment.

    Conscious congruency is key – aligning with your conscience means pretending or escaping reality through altered states is unnecessary. Identifying negative habits, defining them as weaknesses, and then building strengths in opposition transforms your life.

    Committing to self-improvement requires patience; instant gratification isn't sustainable. Instead, focus on consistent efforts over time – 100 days might sound long, however it's manageable and transformative.

    Sometimes, we chase things thinking they'll bring happiness, only to realize they don't fulfill us. Growth involves learning from these experiences and understanding that the journey matters more than the destination.

    Language shapes our reality – speak kindly to yourself, as words have internal and external power.

    Invest in simple daily books like Tamerus’. They guide your thoughts and help you reflect on personal growth. Revisiting the same book shows how far you've come, like a video journal documenting progress.

    In fitness, people overlook macros and mobility training. Macros are crucial for achieving goals, while mobility keeps joints flexible as we age. Incorporating activities like yoga or balance exercises into your routine is essential.

    For finances, cutting unnecessary expenses is key. Allocate money purposefully: some for living, business, savings, and giving back through tithing or charity.

    Finally, write down a vision of your ideal self – physically fit, financially stable, intellectually capable, etc., and then list what helps or hinders this goal. Eliminate distractions and build daily habits that bring you closer to this version of yourself.



    Enjoy the episode!



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    • 1 hr 51 min
    The Social Chameleon Show Episode's Trailer

    The Social Chameleon Show Episode's Trailer

    Here's a sample of past episodes. We look forward to you learning, growing, and transforming into the person you want to become.



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    Deliberate Evolution: A Conversation with Dan Capello on Personal Growth and Success | Ep 91

    Deliberate Evolution: A Conversation with Dan Capello on Personal Growth and Success | Ep 91

    On this episode of Social Chameleon Show, we have a special guest, Dan Capello, who has an incredible journey of personal transformation to share with us. Dan went from burnout and being over 300 lbs. to running his first Spartan race and realizing that his family deserved more from him. As a chef, Dan found himself nourishing others but neglecting his own well-being. Now, he helps leaders and professionals regain control over their professional lives.

    During the conversation, Dan delves into the importance of being deliberate in life and shares his own weight loss journey and the trauma that led to his unhealthy habits. The episode also explores the significance of open conversations about mental health and trauma. Dan's upcoming book, "Deliberate Evolution," is a focal point of the discussion.

    The episode touches on various topics, including the importance of understanding one's values and priorities when setting goals and finding direction in life. It emphasizes the need to make rational decisions by analyzing thoughts and separating emotions from the process. Reacting without knowledge and preparation can lead to unfavorable outcomes, which is discussed in the context of a successful rowing team with a singular goal, value, and priority.

    Dan highlights the idea of evolving and becoming the person needed to achieve goals, pushing past one's potential for growth and new opportunities. He emphasizes the importance of being compassionate yet stern with oneself, using the example of not repeating past mistakes, like going off a diet and eating a whole box of donuts.



    The episode also dives into societal views on burnout, such as it being seen as a badge of honor, and the speaker's belief that many people never feel good enough. The importance of understanding values, priorities, and goals, as well as being in tune with oneself, is stressed. Distractions and the inability to handle responsibility and pressure are identified as barriers to becoming a leader.


    Enjoy the episode!



    00:00:14 Summary: Welcome to the social community show where Dan Capello shares his journey from burnout and being overweight to running a Spartan race. He discusses how his busy career affected his personal life and how he helps professionals regain control. Dan's book, "Deliberate Evolution," is also mentioned.

    00:09:04 Martial arts caused knee pain for years.

    00:12:54 Trauma affects reactions; finding purpose is key.

    00:22:19 Distractions, leadership, character, addictions, attachment issues, trauma

    00:26:54 People with issues attract damaged partners.

    00:35:29 Bottled water costly, ultra-refined, poisoned society.

    00:36:53 Privileged perspective on abundance, victim mentality, control.

    00:47:54 Self-leadership key to strong society, beware weakness.

    00:53:48 Control yourself to protect and heal others.

    00:58:57 Hardship, depression, trauma - chef's career ends.

    01:10:19 Decisions can be lessons if we learn from them. Many people lack decisiveness and direction. Knowing our values and priorities is crucial. Writing down our thoughts helps gain clarity. Reacting is a result of surprise, while responding is thoughtful. The story of the English rowing team illustrates the power of focus and a single question. Evolving is necessary to reach new levels. Potential can be surpassed with effort.

    01:19:53 Summarize: Write down your values, prioritize them, and align them with your goals. Communicate and be tough with yourself for self-improvement. Hard choices lead to an easy life.

    01:27:32 Be strict, but also show yourself grace.

    01:30:48 Teach perseverance through a simple ice bath.

    01:40:07 Taking responsibility and owning your actions and choices.

    01:46:13 Change your day, change your life.

    01:50:24 Link for all, journey to the future.



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    • 1 hr 51 min

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