Shaun White, An Embarrassing Story, and Creating a Brand for Legacy

Many moons ago, I had the opportunity to train Shaun White. Yes, that Shaun White. The Olympic and X-Games Gold medalist. The snowboarder, skater, surfer, and media mogul who has created an amazing brand for himself. Well, today’s guest on my IMPACT SHOW is…Sean Lake. Wait. What? Haha. Got you. Actually, Sean Lake was Shaun White’s business manager for a…

A Brand Born Out of Tragedy

This one today is quite an amazing story. Sean Lake is a former professional snowboarder who co-founded BUBS Naturals 4-years ago on the mission to make people’s health & wellness better. Since its inception, the company has seen meteoric growth and has changed thousands of people’s lives. And to think that the brand was born from a tragedy makes it…

A Riveting Story of Overcoming Grief, Trauma, & Loss with Purpose, Joy, & Fulfillment

Today’s episode will captivate you and deliver great insight, perspective, gratitude, and inspiration. It’s the story of my friend Susan Hannifin-MacNab. She shares how she wrote a book on healing to help her overcome the tragic death of her surfer/professor/bagpiper husband Brent and how she was suddenly thrust into being a single-Mom of her then 5-year old child. This conversation…

Happy LAAAABBORRR Day, 3 Thoughts on the Value of Hard-work, and your Q&A

I’m fired up today for two reasons. One, today demarks episode #212, and I love the number 212. Second, and more importantly, because it’s LABOR DAY! As a matter of fact, I think you will smile (maybe laugh) at this year’s traditional “Laaabborrr Day” message on one of my favorite holidays.  In addition, there are 2-other parts to today’s episode:…

Show Up Hard…Lessons on Parenting, Life, & Business with Trina Gray

I am so fired up to have one of my best friends, Trina Gray, on the show today, who just happens to be one of the most driven & successful entrepreneurs I know. She’s also one of the best parents, coaches, and life-transformers I know as well. Trina and I go way back to when she joined my Mastermind in…

Life Gets in the Way: Powering through Adversity with Grit & Grace

Anyone going through any adversity these days? Is anyone facing big challenges, decisions, or setbacks with their health, mindset, career, or relationship? Meet Sally Kalksma. She was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2008. Her husband passed away 1.5 years later. Left to raise her 3-kids as a single-Mom, she turned to stair-climbing & “Tower Racing” as an outlet to deal…

Thoughts After Dropping My Son Off at College

WOW. What a crazy few weeks it has been highlighted by dropping my son off at college last week. Highs. Lows. An emotional roller-coaster to say the least. Whether you are a parent or not, I believe you are going to “FEEL” my emotions, sentiments, and lessons in today’s podcast episode and that it will help you be an even…

The OVERCOMER

Who else is battling like hell right now? Anyone else facing tough times? Maybe you’re feeling burnt-out. Or empty. Or your passion has waned. Or your purpose is unclear. Maybe your health is far from where you want it. Or your training routine is “off” or your nutrition is sub-par from where it needs to be. Or perhaps all of…

What Would Coach Wolf Say, Leadership, and Q&A’s

I received a great question a few weeks ago from one of our community members who asked, “TD, what leadership lessons would Coach Wolf share with us in a podcast if he were still alive?” Man, I think that’s a great question.  So I went out to the lines and answered that question and six others. Here are the questions…

TD Spittin Fire–Hurdles, the Devil, and Pain

I’m pumped to share 3 things on my heart today. The first one is about “hopping hurdles.” As I get ready to take my oldest son Luke to college this week, I share a lesson about a recent conversation with him about “hopping hurdles” and how to get to the decision-makers in life. Regardless of your age, this is a…