200 episodes

The Thrive On Life Podcast aims to help mission based people, brands, and businesses THRIVE on life, love, health, and everything in between. Tune in every THRIVE THURSDAY as CJ Finley speaks with other entrepreneurs who seek to THRIVE, not just survive.

Thrive On Life Podcast CJ Finley

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    • 5.0 • 91 Ratings

The Thrive On Life Podcast aims to help mission based people, brands, and businesses THRIVE on life, love, health, and everything in between. Tune in every THRIVE THURSDAY as CJ Finley speaks with other entrepreneurs who seek to THRIVE, not just survive.

    E200 Defining What You Want MOST: How to Set Better Goals & Improve Your Focus, with Erin Finley

    E200 Defining What You Want MOST: How to Set Better Goals & Improve Your Focus, with Erin Finley

    It’s episode 200!! It’s only right that we celebrate 200 by welcoming Erin Finley back to recap over her and CJ’s past few years and the lessons learned. In this episode, we also chat about what it means to live well, knowing your identity, defining what you want most, how to be a supportive partner, and so much more. Tune in for more and see below for a full list of topics covered in this episode. 

    Key Topics
    Shifting focus: Where has Erin changed her focus in her health journey and how has it positively impacted her 
    What it means to “live well”
    Why striving for instant gratification should be avoided 
    Recognizing the demands in your body/mind and when it’s good to say no
    Knowing your identity and why it is crucial 
    Consistency and being mindful of your body
    Sacrifice and how it shows up based on the goals for your life
    Defining what you want MOST
    What have CJ & Erin sacrificed over the years
    The importance of being on “one-team” as a couple
    Working together on separate goals
    How to be a more supportive partner

     

    Connect with Erin: 
    Erin’s Instagram

    Connect with CJ Finley:
    CJ's Instagram  

    Thrive On Life Instagram

    Thrive On Life Website 

    • 46 min
    E199 Choose the hard path.

    E199 Choose the hard path.

    In this short episode, CJ discusses why the best things in life come from choosing the harder path. 

     

    Key Topics

    Why you shouldn't follow other people
    What does it mean to "choose the hard way"
    Living a life that earns you an epic story to tell

    Connect with CJ Finley:

     

    CJ's Instagram

    cjfinley.com

     

    ThriveOnLife Podcast Instagram

    thriveonlife.com

    • 1 min
    E198 ThriveOn Recovery: How to Improve Your Mental & Physical Wellbeing, with Kevin Kirsch DPT

    E198 ThriveOn Recovery: How to Improve Your Mental & Physical Wellbeing, with Kevin Kirsch DPT

    In this episode, we welcome Kevin Kirsch DPT, founder of Blue Door Physical Therapy in Boulder, Colorado to the show to discuss recovery and its importance to our physical and mental health. We also cover the current issues with the medical/education systems, his PT business, common mistakes and misconceptions, measuring fitness goals in a healthy way, and so much more! 

     

    Tune in to hear Kevin’s story of #thriving and see below for a complete list of topics covered in this episode.

     

    Key Topics
    How our current medical and education systems are failing us
    Kevin’s background and credentials
    How Kevin started his physical therapy business
    Why did Kevin choose this path and the struggles that led to his decision
    What is the common denominator is most injuries?
    Common mistakes people make when lifting or working out
    Improving how you move vs just lifting heavy weight
    Measuring fitness goals in a healthy + intentional way 
    Why knowing what truly motivates you is important 
    An ideal change to the healthcare system
    Recovery practices that anyone can do 
    What does “thriving” mean to Kevin?

     

    Connect with Kevin:
    Instagram

    Connect with CJ Finley:
    CJ's Instagram  

    Thrive On Life Instagram

    Thrive On Life Website 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    E197: I am afraid of success.

    E197: I am afraid of success.

    In this short episode, CJ discusses what it means to be more afraid of success, than of failure. 

     

    Key Topics

    Why someone could be a afraid of success
    What CJ is fearful of
    Acknowledging the sacrifices you need to be make to reach a new level

    Connect with CJ Finley:

     

    CJ's Instagram

    cjfinley.com

     

    ThriveOnLife Podcast Instagram

    thriveonlife.com

    • 1 min
    E196 Believe to Achieve: How to Thrive in Life’s Challenges, with The Meat Mafia

    E196 Believe to Achieve: How to Thrive in Life’s Challenges, with The Meat Mafia

    In this episode, we welcome Bret and Harry from The Meat Mafia Podcast to discuss how they overcame health struggles, and how they are now helping others do the same. We also cover entreprenuership, the carnivore diet, leaning into uniqueness, and much more! 

     

    Tune in to hear Bret and Harry’s story of #thriving and see below for a complete list of topics covered in this episode.

     

    Key Topics
    The guys’ story of running a 100k race
    Lessons learned from running races 
    Punching back against suffering
    Managing struggles with gut health
    The Carnivore diet 
    What started their brand, “The Meat Mafia”
    The tough side of entrepreneurship
    Leaning into your uniqueness 
    Why putting yourself out there can lead to opportunity
    The guys’ moonshot goal and how they plan to achieve it
    What “thriving” means to them

     

     

    Connect with the guests:
    Instagram

    Bret’s Twitter

    Harry’s Twitter 

    Substack

    Connect with CJ Finley:
    CJ's Instagram  

    Thrive On Life Instagram

    Thrive On Life Website

    • 1 hr 3 min
    E195 ThriveOn Entrepreneurship: How Jodie Cook Built & Sold a Business in Her 20’s

    E195 ThriveOn Entrepreneurship: How Jodie Cook Built & Sold a Business in Her 20’s

    In this episode, we welcome Jodie Cook to share with us her journey of building a successful agency, selling it, and how that path has led her to influence a new generation of entrepreneurs! We also discuss tips to scale your business, book recommendations, powerlifting, and Jodie’s book, “Ten Year Career”. 

     

    Tune in to hear Jodie’s story of #thriving and see below for a complete list of topics covered in this episode.

     

    Key Topics
    Introducing Jodie
    The mindset behind Jodie starting her first company at 22 years old
    How to get more clients
    Systems to scale your business successfully 
    Jodie’s advice based on the struggles she has overcome in building & selling a business
    How she knew it was time to sell and move on to something new + what she did after selling her biz
    Resiliency and how Jodie has both cultivated and continued to grow it throughout her entrepreneurial journey
    How to decide what path to pursue
    Journaling’s role in helping her entrepreneurial skills
    Reading, Jodie’s book recommendations, and different reading styles
    Influencing the next generation by providing entrepreneurial resources in schools
    How she is impacting the younger generation
    Jodie’s powerlifting journey 
    What skill parlays from powerlifting into business?
    Her book and who can benefit from it (http://tenyearcareer.com)
    What does “thriving” mean to Jodie

     

     

     

    Connect with Jodie:
    Instagram

    Ten Year Career - Jodie’s Book

    Connect with CJ Finley:
    CJ's Instagram  

    Thrive On Life Instagram

    Thrive On Life Website 

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

HurricainKristin ,

Purpose driven content with HEART.

There are a lot of podcasts that I listen to - but out of all of them, this one brings a true sense of approachability when it comes to stories and practical advice to define your dreams, stay motivated; and witness others triumph in a way that showcases true possibility. The show is a roadmap toward living into our best selves. Keep thriving, CJ, it’s gold!

JosePepeTorres ,

Great conversations full of energy and hope

I enjoy listening to these conversations on my way to work and on my way to workout.
It hypes me up for the day.
It also gives you some amazing perspective on life.
Keep at it CJ!

jambalayajetson ,

Awesome podcast

Have learned so much from CJ and his guests across a huge spectrum of topics. Keep up the great work!

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