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DarrinChatter Podcast

DarrinChatter Podcast

By Darrin Schenck
Random topics, thoughts and information that I have amassed along the way as an athlete, coach, and business professional. Hoping to impart a little wisdom and shorten your learning curve along the way...
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Blog 264 Stop getting softer
Rant alert....this blog took a turn and I end up ranting about some of the trends I see in the world. Brace yourself accordingly
May 09, 2021
Blog 263 - Quitting stings worse than losing
If you think about it, many times when you lose, it may have been out of your control. But quitting, giving up, stipping short is almost always under your control.
May 09, 2021
Blog 262 Struggle is Universal
In this episode, I read blog 262, addressing the idea that everyone of us has a struggle to overcome. I did it, so can you.
May 09, 2021
261 Podcast review: Joe Rogan interviews Dan Gable
LOVED THIS PODCAST!!! Highly recommend listening to the podcast, and I give my thoughts on the topics they cover and advice on how to achieve greatness
April 26, 2021
260 A Better Measuring Stick
Here is a chart and some personal thoughts on a much better way to measure success in life
April 25, 2021
Blog 256 Fix your Thinking instead of Fixing your Problem
In this episode I cover some thoughts on changing your behaviors instead of focusing on fixing a particular problem. Once you fix your thinking, the problems will solve themselves
April 25, 2021
BLOG 255 Ruthless Minimalism
Some personal thoughts on scaling back and living lean....
April 25, 2021
Blog #253 The new definition of Rich
Some personal opinions on how we look at money and personal finances. The stats say one thing, but I dig a little deeper to find the truth and change the approach
March 10, 2021
Blog #251 Prioritize your Energy Management.
Some thoughts on how Energy Management is really the key to success. Time Management takes a back seat to this, and I discuss how in the reading of the blog
March 10, 2021
Blog 250 - Get your Money Game straight
In honor of writing blog #250, I wanted to pick a topic that was relevant, important to others, and something I believe strongly in. Please listen to this read through of this blog, with a few additional thoughts at the end thrown in for good measure....
February 04, 2021
Reading Blog #150 - In prep for Valentines day
In preparation for Valentines day, I read this blog post from 2020, the day AFTER Valentines day last year. Please consider some of these thoughts before you blow your paycheck on this "occassion".
February 04, 2021
Blog 200 - You are going to die...start living accordingly
Thoughts on taking the leap of faith needed to make things happen
January 25, 2021
Blog 192 - I'll tell you what scary is...
Inspired by comedian Bill Burr's quote, this podcast talks about chasing your dreams before its too late
January 25, 2021
Blog 224 - You don't drown by falling into a river
Thoughts on taking action to chamge your life
January 25, 2021
Podcast #130 Facilitating Metamorphosis
A few thoughts on leadership and helping others level up.
August 06, 2020
Podcast #194 Doing the Hard Work is where you Learn the most
Some thoughts on not taking the easy way out...
August 06, 2020
Podcast #84 The Journey is Worth It
Some perspective on the process versus the wins and losses. Trust the path, regardless of where it leads.
August 05, 2020
Podcast #132 Cognitive Dissonance
Thoughts on tribalism and our currently divided nation, and how the book Loserthink may have some answers
July 28, 2020
Podcast #191 TPV Third Party Validation
Some thoughts on measuring your self worth based on likes and retweets.
July 28, 2020
Podcast #56 Purge the Poison
A few thoughts on reframing your past and not letting that baggage impact your future.
July 28, 2020
Podcast #80 Everyone has a game plan until they get punched in the mouth
Some boxing and martial arts analogies to illustrate how to develop resiliency in life
July 27, 2020
Podcast #142 Write your own Obituary
Some serious thoughts on life and death, and how much impact you are having.....
July 27, 2020
Blog #189 Andy Roddick, the best bad player ever
Some thoughts on tuning out the haters, illustrated through my love of pro tennis
July 27, 2020
Podcast # 194 Doing the hard stuff is where you learn the most
Sharing some life experiences and thoughts on changing your thought processes for changing your life
July 23, 2020
Podcast #191 T P V Third Party Validation
Some thoughts on living for the likes....
July 23, 2020
Podcast #196 Accepting you have a fight on your hands
Some thoughts on the parallels of preparation for sports and business
July 23, 2020
Blog #87 Which belt is the hardest to earn?
A study of the parallels between martial arts, business, and life in general.
July 16, 2020
Blog #89 Stop financing your insecurities
A deep dive into personal finances, and hopefully a lesson in what NOT to do, courtesy of yours truly....
July 16, 2020
Blog # 85 Negative Visualization
Some personal thoughts on how I used negative visualization to reduce the fears and anxiety I have with certain things in my life.
July 16, 2020
Blog #86 Play the long game
A few thoughts on setting up your life in a realistic fashion, with patience as a key ingredient
July 15, 2020
Blog #96 QTIP Quit Taking It Personally
A few thoughts on personalizing comments, jokes, and outright insults. If you want to live a free life, let that sh*t go...
July 15, 2020
Blog #137 When you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail
Some personal reflection on my evolution from being a hammer to being a Swiss Army knife.
July 10, 2020
Blog #74 Only Looking Forward
A quick look back to when I wrote this 8/5/2019, and then a look forward at where I am trying to get to. Some additional commentary, including the car accident that started this whole thing...
July 10, 2020
Blog #81 If you want easier, work harder.
Some personal reflections on the constant struggle of controlling your emotions to achieve your goals
July 10, 2020
Blog #176 Its easy to run someone else's life
Another cheesy reality TV show confession, and the subsequent lessons learned from the weekly televised trainwreck
July 10, 2020
Blog 104 Pain is inevitable, Suffering is optional
A walk down memory lane to a workout at rhe PHX Swim Club with a bunch of NFL players training in the off season. A day I will never forget...
July 10, 2020
Blog # 71 My grandparents were right
Some sage advice from my grandparents
July 09, 2020
Blog #33 Quality Time Left
In this podcast, I read to you blog #33, sharing some thoughts on making time for the people you love. I ad lib another five minutes at the end with some additional thoughts that pair with this blog.
July 08, 2020