Roger and Connor catch up on their year with ManTalks and talk about why every man should do a reflection on the year past. Connor recommends a couple of key questions the audience can ask themselves to provide better insight on how their year went. Roger and Connor also talk about their goals with ManTalks, as well as their personal goals for the New Year.
[0:35] For this episode, Roger and Connor will be reflecting on their year.
[2:15] Get rid of programs and phone apps that aren't serving you.
[2:55] Why is reflection important?
[3:45] What is Connor’s process of reflection?
[9:15] Where do you thrive the most?
[10:05] Where have you struggled the most? Reflect on this so that you don't fall into the same trap.
[12:25] High achievers carry a lot of guilt when they don't accomplish their year-end goals.
[13:40] Roger plans to color more in 2016.
[14:20] Why do you have the goals that you have? Is it just for ego?
[16:00] Who are the people in your life that you're thankful for?
[18:15] You don't have to stop life just because you're going into a new year.
[20:20] Connor has flexible goals.
[24:50] What can people look forward to from ManTalks in 2016?
[27:20] Feel free to email us guest recommendations.
[28:40] Roger recommends Think and Grow Rich to develop a healthy goal mindset.
[29:35] What will it cost you to achieve your goal and are you willing to pay the price?
[30:25] Be honest with yourself.
[31:00] What will your vision statement for 2016 be?
[32:45] Take the next week off to reflect on your year.
Mentioned In This Episode:
The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
There is no quick fix for anxiety, which is why Tim JP Collins is the host of The Anxiety Podcast. He is also a life coach and provides peer support about anxiety using his own personal experiences. He talks to Connor and Roger on the topic of anxiety, how to cope with it, and why it's such a passionate topic for him.
[1:20] Why did Tim become a life coach?
[9:30] What is anxiety?
[12:00] Can anxiety be 'cured'?
[16:50] Stress vs. anxiety?
[22:45] Humans have a natural negative bias.
[24:25] How can men handle sexual performance anxiety?
[26:45] What's Tim's coaching process like?
[36:10] Everybody struggles with something. You're not alone.
[40:10] Tim talks about his podcast.
[42:50] What does it mean to be a man today?
[44:40] A man will have the tough and uncomfortable conversations. A boy will not want to talk about it.
[46:00] What's Tim's definition of success?
[50:45] 70% of CEOs don't have MBAs.
[51:10] What kind of legacy would Tim like to leave behind?
Mentioned In This Episode:
Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)
Ryan Michler is the founder of Order of Man, a website designed to help men succeed in business, family, and everything in between. Ryan was inspired to create this valuable resource for men, because he grew up without a strong father figure in his life. Ryan talks to both Connor and Roger on what it was like growing up with unreliable step-fathers, men's desire to be constantly challenged, and why the military's structure can sometimes be a good thing.
[1:00] What does Ryan do?
[1:35] Ryan never had a male role model growing up.
[3:55] Why has the father figure become more and more absent in young boys' lives?
[5:10] What's the biggest challenge for a man today?
[7:25] In order to grow, men need to be challenged.
[9:45] When did Ryan realize something was missing in his life?
[11:20] You become a man when you accept personal accountability and responsibility for your own life.
[14:20] Ryan talks about the military.
[16:45] Exercise and reflection are the two most important elements every man should incorporate.
[18:40] Your decisions are going to carry over into other aspects of your life.
[20:50] Number one book: Resilience by Eric Greitens
[25:10] Ryan talks on why he started his podcast.
[27:40] Who are Ryan's mentors?
[30:20] What are Ryan's core beliefs?
[36:50] Have clarity for what you want to do or else you'll fill your life with miscellaneous stuff.
[39:00] Listen to your gut.
[40:30] What legacy would Ryan like to leave?
Mentioned in This Episode:
The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
Resilience by Eric Greitens