The Chad Shipley Show

The Chad Shipley Show
Welcome to the Chad Shipley Show, where I work for you! I live for continuous learning and expansion and have had the greatest mentors in the world. I synthesize the invaluable insights and lessons learned that have had the most profound impact on my life. It may be a book, a blog, a speech or a video. It may be a life changing story. You may laugh and you may cry. The goal is to give you something meaningful. Something to help us grow. The topics range from Flow hacking for increased performance to Charity Water and the countless lives a young girl saved just by caring.

#55 - JD Greene from BIG 104.7
Sep 1 • 54 min
JD Greene is the Program Director of BIG 104.7 Country Music Station and an all around great guy. In this wide ranging episode we touch on the politics in kid sports, drinking whiskey with Eric Church, and Singing on stage with Tobe Keith. JD is a fun…
#54 - The Alchemist - A book about finding your treasure
Jul 20 • 9 min
This book came to me at the perfect time in my life and I hope that it continues to find the people that need to read it. In this 10 minute episode, I read the foreword from the author, Paulo Coelho, which gives insight into the impact that this book has…
#53 - Rapid Weight Loss and all things Health and Wellness - Andrew Wade
Jun 17 • 54 min
Andrew Wade needs no introduction. He’s building a health and wellness empire here in the great city of Pittsburgh and I had a chance to pick his brain on some high value topics that I know are at the forefront of a lot of people’s minds. We jump right…
#52 - How to Drive Massive Sales
Jun 3 • 49 min
I might be a small gym owner, but I am doing everything I can to leverage the powerful world of Sales Funnels, Sales Copy, and Direct Response Marketing.
#51 Grab a Why and Conquer the World
Jun 1 • 33 min
A short episode on why having a WHY will get you through anything.
#50 The Entrepreneurial Myth
May 15 • 46 min
What you need to know before starting your own business and what you need to consider if you already have one and you are struggling.
#49 The Secret Roadmap To Financial Freedom
May 14 • 62 min
A deep dive into the roadmap to financial freedom….what I am working on and what I am learning. It’s crazy. My Sales Funnel for the Sweat Bar Fitness Core Library and Value Pack - LINK My eBOOK “Light Your Fire” LINK
#38 Jacko CEO - A Night Doing Acid With Goats
May 12 • 13 min
A look into my creative side and my deepest darkest desires. This episode will more than likely not stay up for long, but it’s father’s day so I figured, what the heck - A treat to myself. If you are a person who every now again just wants to escape all…
The Power of Your Tribe
May 8 • 17 min
In this short episode I dive into the amazing books below to explore one of the most important factors of our happiness and predictors for our quality of life. Books Referenced: The Magic Of Thinking Big - Tribe of Mentors -…
POWER PACK 6 - Light Your Fire
May 1 • 2 min
There’s a big mountain that might be calling your name, and there’s a path waiting to be carved. You won’t know the way, none of us do, but that’s what makes this one life we have worth living…
POWER PACK 5 - Find a Map and Grab a Guide
May 1 • 3 min
Fuel yourself with knowledge, equip yourself with tools, and surround yourself with a team. A team that will help you imagine, that will help you build, that will help you climb, and that will never let you fail.
POWER PACK 4 - Set the Baggage on Fire
May 1 • 3 min
When you have a mountain to climb, you have to cut the dead weight and free yourself for the journey ahead.
POWER PACK 3 - The Power of Demystification and Big Thinking
Mar 18 • 8 min
The haters shall fall and the legends shall flourish.
POWER PACK 2 - Critical Foundation
Mar 17 • 5 min
This is Day 2 of the optimization framework. It all starts here.
Mar 16 • 5 min
It’s a powerful question to ask yourself…
#48 Masters of Health and Fitness and the Creators of OptiLife Academy
Nov 27, 2019 • 114 min
This show features a conversation with two Heavy Weights in the health and wellness industry who have teamed up to create OptiLife Academy, an online learning platform to help build healthy happier people. Guests of this show receive 20% off of the…
#47 The Habits and Tactics of a Top Producing Agent - Christian Wilhelm
Nov 1, 2019 • 101 min
He’s one of the top producing real estate agents in Pittsburgh…and he’s only 25. With his partner, he already has $5M under contract in just the past few months. I knew that he was a work machine, but I had no idea the extent of what gives him the ability…
#46 Andrew Wade Part 2 - The Health and Wellness Prodigy
Sep 21, 2019 • 62 min
This is part 2 of my amazingly insightful conversation with the health and wellness prodigy, Andrew Wade. A title that does not do him justice. If you are a person interested in nutrition and diets or a person who has struggled with weight loss or health…
#45 Steve Manns - Primal Health Coaching, Obstacle Course Racing, Ultimate Frisbee, Bird Watching, and Running sub 35 minute 10K’s
Aug 27, 2019 • 68 min
The primal health coaching, bird watching, ultimate frisbee playing, and Level 2 spartan coach who ran a sub 35 minute 10K and was once ranked in the top 100 to 150 Spartan racers in the world. Steve Manns is currently building a course in the outskirts…
#44 Sweat Bar - Launching a Multi-Functioning Fitness Studio
Aug 18, 2019 • 34 min
The what, why, and all things strategy with our soon to be multi-functioning fitness studio.
#43 My Favorite Musician of All Time - The Amazing Mike Dunn
Aug 9, 2019 • 91 min
The life of an amazing artist and his profound insights and wisdom on life! This was a Friday night for me like no other!
#42 Law 5 from the 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
Jul 18, 2019 • 15 min
This episode is a dive into Law 5 from the book 48 Laws of Power and the power that came with my personal reputation…even though that was not the intent. I hope that you enjoy!
#41 Toxic People Make You Look Good
Jul 7, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode, I bring emphasis to how bad toxic people disrupt a corporate culture, and how you can use these people to your advantage to quickly climb the corporate ladder. I outline the problem, provide reference points and personal experiences, and…
#40 Mark Bell From the Book “Tribe of Mentors” on Creating a Million Dollar Company and Investing in Yourself
Jun 28, 2019 • 16 min
I often tap into the amazing book Tribe of Mentors when searching for my own inspiration and motivation or to help stimulate ideas. I found many of the answers from Mark Bell very insightful and wanted to share with all of you. In this episode, I read…
#39 Andrew Wade - Part 1 - The Health and Wellness Prodigy
Jun 20, 2019 • 77 min
This interview with Andrew Wade BLEW me away. Andrew is a Registered Dietician and a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. His ability to simplify complex topics is truly remarkable and I enjoyed every minute of this conversation. In this episode, we…
#37 Negative People Are Anchors From Hell
Jun 14, 2019 • 27 min
A quick glance into a section of the book “The Magic of Thinking Big” which covers the three types of people in this world. Those who surrender completely, those who surrender partially, and those who NEVER surrender at all. “Experts agree that the person…
#36 The Magic of Thinking Big
Jun 2, 2019 • 50 min
This episode takes a dive into the amazing book “The Magic of Thinking Big” and highlights the power of the mind. If you are someone who desires more out of life, this is a must listen to episode. In the wise words of the Roman emperor and philosopher…
#35 Inside The Brilliant Strategic Mind of Marc Benioff
May 14, 2019 • 45 min
This podcast takes a dive into the framework used by Marc Benioff to leave a 7 figure income at Oracle to start and then grow it to over $10B in revenue per year. Please note, Marc Benioff is not a guest on this show.
#34 A Dip in the Fire - The Power of Hell
May 3, 2019 • 25 min
Saunas, Marathons, Addiction, Performance and Pain. The majestical art of discomfort and the triumph that follows. WARNING: Explicit Language.
#33 Addiction, Suffering, Pain, and Recovery - with E.J. Hull
Apr 30, 2019 • 88 min
In this very raw episode, E.J. shares his very powerful journey from 10 years as a heroin addict to rock bottom to a man that works day by day to give his best to his family. This is one of the most revealing I’ve ever been as E.J. and I set out to burn…
#32 Lindsey Hoffman Brooks - The Female Version of Me!
Apr 28, 2019 • 69 min
Lindsey Hoffman Brooks is one of the most inspiring and intelligent humans I know. She is extremely articulate and her philosophies on life are amazingly insightful. In this episode we dig into the art of showing up as your best, seeking discomfort, and…
#31 Leaders On The Rise
Apr 21, 2019 • 31 min
An introduction to what Leaders On The Rise is all about and some of the exciting things that we have coming up!
#30 Who is David Goggins
Apr 2, 2019 • 21 min
A short intro into David Goggins, whose “find suffering” mentality is catching on like wildfire. I highlighted David Goggins and Jesse Itzler in my episode entitled The Path of MOST Resistance and this is the promised follow up on the introduction of…
#29 Tribe of Mentors - Questions That Transformed My Life
Mar 25, 2019 • 53 min
A dive into the questions used by Tim Ferriss, in his book Tribe of Mentors, to extract wisdom from the worlds top performers. And a shoutout to those that have had a profound impact on my life, from C-Suite executives to long time performance coaches.
#28 The Path of MOST Resistance
Mar 1, 2019 • 89 min
Themes in this episode include: Mental Toughness - Embracing Discomfort - Becoming Your Best I ordered two books back in January and had no idea that they were in any way related. Living with a Seal, 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet by…
#27 Bonus Material To Among Heroes
Jan 11, 2019 • 10 min
This is a very special follow up to the Among Heroes podcast featuring audio of Brandon Webb, former Navy Seal and Seal Sniper course instructor, and Mike Bearden from the book Among Heroes written by Brandon Webb. Brandon provides an introduction to Mike…
#26 Among Heroes - Everyone’s Best Friend
Jan 9, 2019 • 38 min
The amazing power of friendship and what it means to be a great friend. This episode is a tribute to a person that I deeply admire and am inspired by. A role model that will help guide me for years to come. And, a special tribute to my best friend, a…
#25 Resolutions & Models of The World
Dec 31, 2018 • 43 min
This episode takes a look at the new way that I am thinking about new years resolutions. “Be the person you needed when you were younger” is the theme that I break down into various new year strategies. I touch on Real Estate Investing, Vacation…
#24 The Sandy Hook Promise
Dec 14, 2018 • 13 min
May we all remember the 20 beautiful children and 6 adult staff members that lost their life on December 14, 2012.
#23 Man in the Arena - A tribute to You
Dec 12, 2018 • 26 min
It’s not the critic who counts….The credit belongs to the man who actually is in the arena, who strives violently, who errs and comes up short again and again…who if he wins, knows the triumph of high achievement, but who if he fails, fails while daring…
#22 Change Your Decisions - Change Your Life
Dec 9, 2018 • 36 min
A look at one of the most extraordinary men alive and his impact on my quality of life.
#21 Be Unstoppable - The Amazing Alden Mills
Dec 2, 2018 • 22 min
What would you write to your family in your “Just In Case Letter”? This episode is a featured look at the very impressive Alden Mills - A former Navy Seal platoon commander, co-founder of Perfect Fitness, Inc 500’s fastest-growing consumer-product company…
#20 Tribe of Warriors
Nov 29, 2018 • 33 min
Two of the fittest people on the planet and all of those that have been so inspiring to me. Thanks to all of you!
#19 What is “The Chad Shipley Show”
Nov 24, 2018 • 6 min
This episode is a very quick overview of what it is and how it can be valuable to you. If you have yet to check out the show, I ask that you give this a quick listen to see if it’s something that you may enjoy and find value in!
#18 My Life - From Prison Guards to Executives - The truth, the bad, & the ugly
Nov 23, 2018 • 108 min
This is by far the most vulnerable I have ever been publicly with various incidents that have happened in my life (i.e. multiple trips to jail). I decided that it was time to come out from underneath the curtain of shame and to tell my story - or stories.…
#17 The Insight I Needed - Lessons from a Fisherman
Oct 18, 2018 • 8 min
The good life parable. A short (~1 minute) read of the time that the fisherman taught the businessman a powerful life lesson!
#16 The Power in Saying Less
Oct 14, 2018 • 8 min
A quick reading from “The 48 Laws of Power” that I found highly entertaining and insightful. Law #4 - Always Say Less Than Necessary. For me, an insight into why I sometimes need to just shut up.
#15 Mothers, Musicians, & Marshmallows - Flow Finale
Oct 2, 2018 • 21 min
Where does prodigious talent come from? This segment a deep dive into The Rise of Superman with a focus on the three common ways of finding mastery and how Flow may supersede them all.
#14 The Gambling Experiment That Changed Everything
Sep 19, 2018 • 10 min
A short story of an experiment that was conducted with Horse Racing to better understand the effect information has on decision making.
#13 The Flow Mix
Sep 9, 2018 • 10 min
The components of flow that demarcate the state. A look at how flow increases productivity by 5 times, and movie scores as a potential trick for hacking into flow.
#12 The Power of Flow and Importance of Writing
Aug 22, 2018 • 31 min
This episode will be the first in a new series on Flow - the skill that makes us superhuman. It’s a quick introduction that looks at content from the book The Rise of Superman. We also take a quick look at the importance of writing well….like, really…
#11 Dominance Within
Aug 5, 2018 • 23 min
A look at competition without the notion of winning and losing, rather the glory in the work - the process - the dedication. 3 Parts: Part 1 - A CrossFit athlete who brought a stadium to it’s feet in celebration. Part 2 - The aftermath of one of Andre…
#10 Rachel Beckwith
Jul 31, 2018 • 12 min
A powerful story that brought me to tears. A look at humanity and how a 9 year old girl with a special wish changed the world.
#9 A Radical Question From Jeff Bezos
Jul 25, 2018 • 13 min
A speech from Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, and a critical question that he rarely gets asked.
#8 Why EQ is more important than IQ
Jul 18, 2018 • 23 min
Part 1: A look at a 75 year study that traces the roots of true health and happiness. Part 2:The power of EQ and why it’s more important than in IQ.
#7 The Gift of Death
Jul 12, 2018 • 23 min
Life, death and the miracles in between. This episode takes a deep dive into the book “Tuesday’s With Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson” that has sold over 14 million copies because of it’s profound lessons on life…given by a…
#6 Setting Baggage on Fire
Jul 6, 2018 • 5 min
The profound power in removing that one thing from your life that is weighing you down.
#5 Google Innovation and The Need for a Greater Life
Jul 4, 2018 • 16 min
Exploration of the book Bold which highlights Google’s 8 Innovation Principles. A quick overview of the authors Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler as well as YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. And some quick ranting and raving on why Great Sex is better than…
#4 Restraint is Power
Jul 2, 2018 • 12 min
I had way too much fun in this episode. Shared a little riddle, took a moment to ponder some quotes, and examined the book “Ego is the Enemy” with a focus on Jackie Robinson and his ability to NOT fight back. Thanks for listening.
#3 Living Beyond Comfort
Jun 30, 2018 • 7 min
Thoughts on living a life above mediocracy and how empowering it can be to push the boundaries “normal”
#2 Letter to a Movie Star & Power of Flow
Jun 24, 2018 • 12 min
A short segment on the importance of creativity, following passions, and tapping into flow states
#1 Rogue Warrior
Jun 23, 2018 • 14 min
Lessons learned from the Rogue Warrior