Think Like Me (or don't)

Think Like Me (or don't)
The life and musings of a freelance digital handyman who also happens to be a semi-professional musician, amateur Muay Thai fighter, and divorced ex-mormon. Armchair philosophy at its finest :) Support this podcast:

Am I actually Ben Affleck?
Nov 3 • 17 min
Yo! It’s been a while. In this episode I talk about what’s been happening the last couple months. I’ve been struggling to figure out if pieces of how I self-identify are actually weaknesses in need of reform or if they are, as I tend to believe, actually…
Sexy Task Management (for freelancers or remote workers in 2019 and beyond)
Aug 9 • 14 min
Here’s how I manage my tasks (after a long time of doing it wrong). I recommend watching the video on YouTube: —- Support this podcast:
There’s a difference between strategy and tactics (also, I’m TERRIBLE at chess)
Aug 8 • 8 min
Be sure to check out the video as well: —- Support this podcast:
Do you have a trust fund business?
Aug 7 • 6 min
Be sure to check out the video version of this on Youtube: —- Support this podcast:
I got fired today
Aug 6 • 5 min
There are some things I refer to in the audio that you kind of need to see - head here to watch the video version of this: —- Support this podcast:
Commas Cont’d (and a thing about The OA and music/productivity)
Apr 18 • 24 min
I went and found my Style guide from college to back up my comma comments. —- Support this podcast:
Commas: The MOST Misunderstood Punctuation?
Apr 17 • 43 min
People don’t know, how to use commas! —- Support this podcast:
A Reaction to The Inventor: Out For Blood Documentary (and some other things)
Apr 16 • 24 min
We watched that HBO documentary on Theranos yesterday. I had some thoughts. Apologies for the background noise. —- Support this podcast:
To All The Haters Saying Don’t Watch Game of Thrones
Apr 15 • 36 min
After watching the premier of GoT season 8, it hit me that lots of business gurus were going to start talking about how people shouldn’t watch. I had thoughts (obvi). —- Support this podcast:
S3E4 - Featuring Kevin “The Soul Assassin” Ross and Marvin “The Mad Lion” Madariaga
Mar 24 • 100 min
Absolute legends in their own right, Kevin and Marvin, stop by to chat a bit about fighting and some of the differences between the old school fight mentality and the struggle of a fighter coming up now. As per the usual, Wick the Bear makes a cameo…
S3E3 - Sure, but do YOU respect you?
Feb 4 • 5 min
More often than any of us is willing to admit, the reason we don’t “get the respect we deserve” has nothing to do with anyone else. —- Support this podcast:
S3E2 - The Truth Doesn’t Really Matter
Feb 3 • 5 min
I think we talk too much about the “honorable pursuit of Truth”. I don’t think truth matters nearly as much as we tell ourselves it does. It does, however, give us a nice excuse to ignore our very real emotions by bottling them up until they inevitably…
S3E1 - The Wife, The Mistress, and The Vice - Monday Morning Coffee #37
Jan 7 • 19 min
People (myself included most of all) often make the mistake of thinking that they are capable of handling anything that comes their way. The truth is, a person can really only juggle three things at once: The Wife, The Mistress, and The Vice. Read the…
Season 3 Intro
Jan 6 • 2 min
Season 3 starts tomorrow! Weekly episodes will be released on Monday Mornings, so check back for that! —- Support this podcast:
S2 Epilogue
Dec 13, 2018 • 2 min
Positivity is HUGE! —- Support this podcast:
Season 2 Finale!
Dec 6, 2018 • 36 min
This episode is my favorite, because it’s the first (well, second) time I’ve been able to fully verbalize my vision. I hope you see the connections from past episodes and how everything has come together! See you in season 3!! —- Support this podcast:…
S2E9 - Ride the Mean
Nov 29, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode I talk about trying to find a way to “anchor” (no pun intended) myself between emotional highs and lows to avoid the motivational black hole that keeps me from doing anything. Enjoy (and check out the YouTube vid:…
S2E8 - “You are my son, and the one true king”
Nov 22, 2018 • 67 min
Happy Thanksgiving! In this episode, I deal a lot with discovering and then actively pursuing your true potential. Lots of Lion King references :) —- Support this podcast:
S2E7 - Plans and positivity can’t survive without action and time
Nov 15, 2018 • 77 min
In this episode, I get a little frustrated because things aren’t moving as fast as I want. The cathartic high of a realization can lead to this kind of disappointment if you don’t plan for it with ACTION. —- Support this podcast:…
S2E6 - Foreshadowing….
Nov 8, 2018 • 61 min
This episode is just chock full of foreshadowing. It’s amazing to listen to how the ideas and thoughts I talk about in this episode find their way into the *finished* product. —- Support this podcast:
S2E5 - Ohhhhh THAT’S what I’ve been doing wrong…
Nov 1, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode, I realize one of the major things that has held me back in both my personal and business life, and I make specific plans to avoid it in the future. Also, cigars :) —- Support this podcast:
S2E4 - Talking with friends helps
Oct 25, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, some things start to shift. A conversation with great friends and colleagues shifts my perspective, and a long weekend away gives me space to really think. —- Support this podcast:
S2E3 - Does any of this matter?
Oct 18, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode I start to really doubt myself, my business, my ideas, and even whether this podcast idea is any good. It’s a bit depressing, but I think there is value in relating to the low points. —- Support this podcast:…
S2E2 - How did I get here?
Oct 12, 2018 • 44 min
This episode is a wandering selection of stories from my past as I try to piece together why I’m in the situation I’m in. You can tell I’m trying to find a way to both rationalize my situation AND navigate my way out of it. —- Support this podcast:…
S2E1 - The business is in shambles
Oct 5, 2018 • 63 min
It’s Ground Zero. Hitting one of the lowest points in my business that I’ve ever been at. I describe some of my personal financial problems, as well as some of the things that have led to the business being where it’s at. This is the first few hours of…
Seaon 2 Preview
Sep 28, 2018 • 4 min
Season 2 is a slight departure from the norm of what you may have come to expect from this podcast. I’ll be honest, I’m nervous to release it, but I think you’ll find it either beneficial or educational. —- Support this podcast:…
(Season Finale) The Twenty-Second One
Sep 21, 2018 • 72 min
Season 1 finale! Lots of thought jammed into this one to get ready for Season 2. Enjoy! —- Support this podcast:
The Twenty-First One
Sep 14, 2018 • 68 min
Some new segments, some fun times, and some other things. —- Support this podcast:
The Twentieth One
Sep 7, 2018 • 74 min
My very first caller/comment! Featured at the very beginning. It’s fairly creepy sounding, but also quite awesome :) This episode ranges all over - Arianna Grande, entrepreneurship, altruism, even some killer Star Wars metaphors. Check it! —- Support this…
The Nineteenth One
Aug 31, 2018 • 80 min
This episode features a segment guaranteed to bore you tears followed immediately by one that might upset you. #shrug —- Support this podcast:
The Eighteenth One
Aug 24, 2018 • 71 min
This episode is unique and special for a lot of reasons. First, it’s recorded entirely on my phone. Second, it’s recorded in chunks over the course of a week. And lastly, really cool audio transitions!! Also today is my birthday. —- Support this podcast:…
The Seventeenth One
Jan 29, 2018 • 61 min
The podcast is back! I ramble about practice and study and training, and even do some piano playing! (the first 5 minutes are cut off in the audio, but you can get them in the Youtube video) —- Support this…
The Sixteenth One
Sep 23, 2016 • 105 min
*Language Warning*Denis, Michelle and I watch some amazing fights on The Ultimate Fighter and then discuss some stuff about training Muay Thai. —- Support this podcast:
The Fifteenth One
Sep 21, 2016 • 71 min
*LANGUAGE ALERT*Denis and I watch the latest episode of TUF - and we’re joined by Michelle for part of it! We also watched a little bit of Bellator MMA. —- Support this podcast:…
The Fourteenth One
Sep 9, 2016 • 71 min
*Language Warning*Denis and I watch the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter and provide our commentary. —- Support this podcast:
The Thirteenth One
Sep 1, 2016 • 23 min
I dink around on the guitar and piano a bit, but mostly chat about how I wish people would stop being afraid to say things to me for fear of backlash or retaliation. —- Support this podcast:…
The Twelfth One
Aug 6, 2016 • 60 min
In this episode, I showcase some of the new changes to the ever-upgrading setup (some geetar action), as well as show a cover of a Cat Stevens song and ramble about relationships, guilt, and slowing everything…
The Eleventh One
Jul 29, 2016 • 58 min
In this episode, I ramble on about politics and how spoken language is useless. Also, Batman makes an appearance. —- Support this podcast:
The Tenth One
Jul 26, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode I ramble about sparring and relationships. And some other stuff I think. —- Support this podcast:
The Ninth One
Jul 19, 2016 • 55 min
In this episode I ramble about Pokemon Go, politics, and Trillary. Or Hillump, depending on how you see it. Featuring a Facebook Live session. —- Support this podcast:
The Eighth One
Jul 4, 2016 • 126 min
In this episode, I start out rambling about dating and Muay Thai, and then decide to write a song live for the recording. So I spend an hour or so and write a rough first draft of a full song. Denis joins me for part of it and helps out with the…
The Seventh One
Jul 1, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode I ramble on about culture and counterculture and counter-counterculture, as well as fear and respect, and of course how Muay Thai is the perfect metaphor for life. —- Support this podcast:…
The Sixth One
Jun 30, 2016 • 76 min
Denis “interviews” me about Episode 3. We talk about a lot of stuff concerning Mormonism and spirituality in general, specifically how Muay Thai is like yoga and provides a lot of what religion didn’t seem to be able to for us. Featuring a cameo by the…
The Fifth One
Jun 29, 2016 • 58 min
In this episode I introduce the new podcasting setup, go on a 30-minute rant about how people interact incorrectly with dogs (and give some practical tips on how to improve human-canine relations), give my two cents on a Gary Vaynerchuck quote, and…
The Fourth One
Jun 27, 2016 • 48 min
I talk about my physical transformation and my philosophy around health, nutrition, weight loss, and dieting. —- Support this podcast:
The Third One
Jun 27, 2016 • 67 min
I tell the story of my divorce and why I left the Mormon church. —- Support this podcast:
The Second One
Jun 26, 2016 • 115 min
Me and Denis give our thoughts and breakdowns on the Glory 31 Superfight Series. —- Support this podcast:
The First One
Jun 23, 2016 • 42 min
I ramble about some business stuff and then talk about being honest with yourself. Featuring a little stint on Facebook Live. —- Support this podcast: