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Tough Talk is purposed towards the modeling and promotion of elevated discussion of relevant and often Tough Topics. Isaac and John noticed the breakdown of conversation as social media has been on the rise and we believe too many Americans are unwilling to have uncomfortable conversations about tough topics.

Tough Talk Isaac Wyant and John McCarthy

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Tough Talk is purposed towards the modeling and promotion of elevated discussion of relevant and often Tough Topics. Isaac and John noticed the breakdown of conversation as social media has been on the rise and we believe too many Americans are unwilling to have uncomfortable conversations about tough topics.

    EP 53: Build a Community Worth Dying For.

    EP 53: Build a Community Worth Dying For.

    It’s a late Monday night for us, full of technical difficulties. But DO NOT BE DISCOURAGED. We are here putting in the work to deliver a solid discussion on the global economy, mentorship, and community engagement.  In this episode, John and I discuss the shift from a unipolar global power dynamic, to a multipolar dynamic […]

    • 1 hr 2 min
    EP 52 Mentorship: Seeking the Gold

    EP 52 Mentorship: Seeking the Gold

    Good morning, afternoon, or evening. Today we continue our discussion of mentorship, with a special focus on mentees. How do you be a good mentee? What are the challenges facing mentees? Many potential mentees think the value of mentorship flows one way: towards them. How do you provide value as a mentee to a mentor?  […]

    • 1 hr 15 min
    EP 51: The Values and Challenges of Mentorship

    EP 51: The Values and Challenges of Mentorship

    Crazy week. On this episode, we start by discussing the different views people hold about the Constitution. Is it a document that is frozen in time? Or should it’s language be malleable to the social preferences of the time?  However, the bulk of our episode covers the importance of mentorship. Why does it seem to […]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    EP 50: The Adventure Path

    EP 50: The Adventure Path

    Today we get personal. John takes the lead as I discuss the experiences that have led me to where I am at today. A truck unloader. A diner server. A substitute teacher… What are the lessons we can learn from the mundane experiences of life? And how do we shift our mindset to see these […]

    • 1 hr 22 min
    EP 49: Cross-pollinating Your Mind

    EP 49: Cross-pollinating Your Mind

    On this episode, we discuss the broad topic of education. As politicians resurrect the discussion of student debt cancellation, both individuals and the public at large are asking: what did all this student loan debt buy me?  We dive into 12th Century higher ed, the watering down of educational standards, and how individuals can make […]

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP 48: Unprecedented

    EP 48: Unprecedented

    Happy Monday. John and I expect that you are preparing to crush the week and operating at peak performance.  On today’s episode, we cover the stock market slide, the Buffalo shooter, and devote much of our time to the Supreme Court Leak. Although we both have opinions on the issue, we try not to get […]

    • 1 hr 24 min

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Listen if you know what’s good for you.

These two fine gentlemen always deliver a robust conversation worth listening to. If you want to leave a legacy by building something worth dying for, do not skip over this podcast.

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