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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 30, 2016

Leo Jenkins is a man that defies titles.  His credentials include Army Ranger, Author, Traveler, Triathlete, CrossFitter...and having drank a beer in all 50 states!

Leo and I have a really interesting conversation that includes:

  • The difficulty of coming home after war
  • The benefits of travel and exploration
  • Finding a state of "flow"
  • Road trips from Alaska to Panama
  • Redefining success for ourselves

This podcast will definitely make you think.  Please enjoy the conversation and see what you can learn from Leo's experiences.

May 23, 2016

Jeff Galloway is a former Olympian turned running coach who has touched over a million lives through his books, training programs, and schools.

He's had an amazing career that includes:

  • Running the 10,000 meters in the 1972 Olympics
  • Serving in the US Navy
  • Training with Steve Prefontaine
  • Writing America's best selling running book
  • Writing a column in Runner's World
  • Founding the Run-Walk-Run training method

Jeff is a legend in the running world, and we have a great discussion that ranges from cross-country drives in the an old Volvo to the mental/physical connection to running.

May 16, 2016

Jessica Jones Meyers is a combat veteran, professional triathlete, and most impressively, mother of twins.  She has been a Team RWB leader and ambassador from our very earliest days.

In this inspirational and sometimes raw conversation, we discuss:

  • Adjusting to life after deployment
  • The not-so-glamorous life of a pro triathlete
  • Overcoming our own expectations and ego
  • Raising great kids as a divorced parent
  • Being an original Team RWB member
  • Deciding to go for it and chase your dreams

Sadly, at least for our triathletes, we don't get in to swimming technique or how to improve your transition times.  However, I think that everyone will benefit greatly from spending some time with Jessica.  We can't thank her enough for her courage and honesty in this really powerful podcast.

May 9, 2016

Bill Rausch is a former Army officer, he's spent time on TheHill advocating for Veteran's issue in DC, he was a consultant,he's a husband, a father, and a local volunteer leader for Team RWB-- and in additional to all of that, he is the Executive Directorof Got Your 6.  Overthe past couple of years Bill has become a familiar face as he hastestified before congress, appeared on many news programs, andseems to be everywhere.

Bill and I have great conversation that covers:

  • Leadership
  • Community
  • Growing up in the Midwest
  • Veterans in the civic process
  • Michigan/Ohio St. Football

Bill is a great American and a true friend.  It was awesometo pick his brain on this episode.  

May 2, 2016

This week, we introduce JJ Pinter, Team RWB's Deputy Director.  In addition to being a great guy and incredible leader, JJ will be sharing hosting duties for the Eagle Nation Podcast.

We have a wide-ranging conversation that covers:

  • Where Team RWB is headed
  • The "Sea of Goodwill"
  • Finding work/life/personal balance
  • Our favorite books and podcasts for life-long learning
  • Taking the leap and pursuing your passion

We're lucky to have JJ on our team and we look forward to having him as a host for the show.  Please help us welcome him to the microphone!

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