Chicken Scratch

Chicken Scratch

By Justin Thomason
A podcast about anything and everything.
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Nothing Compares
In Season 1 Episode 14 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the topic of comparison. So often we compare ourselves to others, or perhaps even judge others. And often it is based on things out of our control! Justin reflects upon this idea and how we should think and respond to these concepts. Check it out!
47:09
May 15, 2020
Worth Something
In Season 1 Episode 13 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the idea that we are responsible to make our actions valuable. In order to do this, we need to make sure we take care of ourselves properly, pursue the things that are meaningful, and clean up our lives and actions. By having the proper perspective, we can do extremely meaningful things to make the world better. Check it out!
38:56
April 30, 2020
Who We Are
In Season 1 Episode 12 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin welcomes everyone back after a multi-week hiatus, catching up on the latest things going on in the world. Justin discusses the idea that the COVID crisis in the world serves to remind us about our finite-ness and that it forces us to look in the mirror at the people we truly are. Check it out!
51:58
April 17, 2020
Fragile.
In Season 1 Episode 11 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the Coronavirus and his thoughts on the fragility of life--and gives a reflection on how meaningful your life can be when you focus on doing the right things. Check it out!
44:56
March 21, 2020
Super [Politics]
In Season 1 Episode 10 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses Super Tuesday and some of his takes on the presidential race in 2020. He also makes a prediction on who gets the nomination. Check it out!
1:00:52
March 6, 2020
Leadership
In Season 1 Episode 9 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin invites special guest Jim Thomason (Justin's dad) to discuss the topic of leadership. Jim shares some of his life story and his experiences as well as insight and wisdom into what it means to be a leader. Jim talks about a compelling truth: You are a leader, regardless of your position, because you influence people wherever you go. Visit Jim's website at www.engagerdynamics.com or email him at jim@engagerdynamics.com to find out more info and get in contact with him!
50:25
February 27, 2020
Vision.
In Season 1 Episode 8 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the importance of vision. Vision requires a foundation of a meaningful mission accompanied by deeply rooted values. Vision is important because it allows you to narrow your focus in your life. Check it out!
39:00
February 21, 2020
Be My Valentine... Or Not?
In Season 1 Episode 7 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, a special Valentine's Day edition, Justin discusses the history of Valentine's Day, gives some advice about how to have a good day with your significant other, discusses being single and being happy, and talks about what love is and isn't. And he would have told some stories... if he had any good ones! Check it out! NEW: If you would like to send a message to the podcast with a question or comment, go to anchor.fm/ChickenScratch/message!
52:17
February 14, 2020
Count the Cost
In Season 1 Episode 6 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses money and budgeting. We all would love to have greater financial security, and Justin will talk about the importance of budgeting, which is the beginning of the process of getting your financial situation under control. Check it out!
51:54
February 7, 2020
Know Thyself
In Season 1 Episode 5 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the importance of knowing yourself--your thoughts, feelings, tendencies, deficiencies, strengths, etc. He also spends time answering questions asked over the previous few weeks. Check it out!
51:52
January 31, 2020
Hope is the Anthem
In Season 1 Episode 4 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin reflects on the importance of hope in the world. He argues that hope is to be rooted in truth and based on the expectation that good is to come in a person's life. Check it out!
32:10
January 24, 2020
Be Competent, Not Compliant
In Season 1 Episode 3 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the importance of pursuing competence in all that you do. He argues that competence makes a person desirable, while compliance only makes a person expendable. He also gives a few pieces of advice to help you think about how to make your life better. Check it out!
54:36
January 17, 2020
Basically, Relationships
In Season 1, Episode 2 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses the topic of relationships. Justin outlines some critical aspects of our attitudes toward relationships and concerning the people with which we engage in those relationships. Justin puts forth principles such as "check your intentions before dating," "get in relationships with people who want your best," and "discuss your expectations first." Check it out!
47:39
January 10, 2020
Words.
In Season 1 Episode 1 of the Chicken Scratch Podcast, Justin discusses about the importance of word and speech through a survey of the Bible.
38:39
January 3, 2020