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By Dr. Michael Brown
A bite-sized podcast about choices presented by DMB Coaching.
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Episode 047 | Change Your Mind

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Episode 051 | Examine Yourself First
Every conflict is an opportunity to take a step back and see ourselves more clearly. This week, Justin Brown joins Dr. Michael Brown in a conversation about looking in the mirror and investigating our own hearts before we judge others.  Watch this episode on YouTube
14:42
October 19, 2020
Episode 050 | Stop Comparing Yourself
How do you respond when you see the people around you experiencing success? This week Dr. Michael Brown chats with Casey Greenawalt about making the switch from passive envy to productive energy. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:56
October 12, 2020
Episode 049 | Be Color Brave
We've all heard someone say, "I'm color blind," – words intended to portray a noble obliviousness to skin color. This week Tony King and Dr. Michael Brown discuss a better path toward racial equality – not by ignoring our differences, but by celebrating them. Watch the rest of this Episode on YouTube
17:16
October 5, 2020
Episode 048 | Sit In Silence
It's not exactly a new idea: there's something profound that happens when we step away from all the noise and embrace the quiet. This week Dr. Michael Brown and Dan Costello discuss the power of putting this truth into practice Watch this episode on YouTube
14:32
September 28, 2020
Episode 047 | Change Your Mind
We tend to think highly of ourselves for holding on to an opinion indefinitely, but growth and maturity are marked by the ability to react to new information by changing our minds. This week, Dr. Michael Brown is joined by Russell Catania as they outline the key steps to shifting perspectives. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:35
September 21, 2020
Episode 046 | Examine Your Bias
We can try to ignore it, deflect it, or deny it, but it's true: we all have biases. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Eric Jones challenge us all to take an honest look at the unseen ways that our upbringing, our experiences, and our context shape the way we interact with the world around us. Watch this episode on YouTube
15:07
September 14, 2020
Episode 045 | Talk To Yourself
Each one of us has a myriad of voices speaking into our lives, but we frequently forget about the most powerful one. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert show us how to interrupt the dialogue that is happening in our own heads and begin to talk to ourselves like we would talk to our dearest friend. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:29
September 7, 2020
Episode 044 | Invite Honest Feedback
None of us have arrived - we all have blindspots in our perspective and areas we can improve. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt discuss the importance of surrounding ourselves with friends who have permission to call us out and call us higher. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:06
August 31, 2020
Episode 043 | Kiss Gossip Goodbye
There is incredible power in the words we speak – power to unite and power to divide. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Russell Catania challenge us to choose words that invigorate and inspire those around us. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:32
August 24, 2020
Episode 042 | Dream. Decide. Do
Whether it’s breaking an old habit or starting a new business, positive change requires perspective, purpose and proactivity. This week, Dr. Michael Brown chats with his son, Justin Brown about the three keys to accomplishing your goals. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:18
August 17, 2020
Episode 041 | Choose What Lasts
Why is it so difficult to invest in what ultimately matters the most? Why, as human beings, do we often find ourselves so distracted by those tasks and details that matter the least? Watch this episode on YouTube
12:24
August 10, 2020
Episode 040 | Look Your Best
Do first impressions really make a difference? Should we spend our time worrying about our outward appearance? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt discuss how in order to be your best, you need to look your best Watch this episode on YouTube
13:08
August 3, 2020
Episode 039 | Forgive Without Exceptions
Harboring a grudge is like drinking poison and hoping the other person will get sick. This week, Dr. Michael Brown is joined by Dr. Tyler Schwanz as they unpack the profound freedom that comes with releasing resentment and truly forgiving those who have wounded you. Watch this episode on YouTube
14:48
July 27, 2020
Episode 038 | Stop Wearing Masks
Wallet, keys, phone and ... mask? In 2020, remembering to grab your mask before you run an errand has become the new normal. This week, Russell Catania and Dr. Michael Brown have a candid conversation about a completely different kind of mask we wear. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:56
July 20, 2020
Episode 037 | Beware Of Busyness
Particularly during times of uncertainty and unpredictability, human beings are tempted to hit the gas pedal and fill our lives with an overload of activities as a tactic to distract us from unfortunate circumstances or unpleasant feelings. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and his son Logan Brown explore the dark side of busyness and give practical tips on how to break free from living in the tyranny of the urgent. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:47
July 13, 2020
Episode 036 | Pause To Breathe
Breathing. As we’ve seen in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death more than a month ago, every single breath is a gift and should never be taken for granted. As you wake up each morning to a new day of pandemic realities, racial injustices, and economic challenges, consider leveraging each breath for a greater good. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert explore the art of breathing in a unique conversation that will enhance your personal well being during turbulent times. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:15
July 6, 2020
Episode 035 | Expand Your Vision
Everybody has blind spots, biases, and things we simply take for granted. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Gabe Dunbar discuss ways to identify the areas where we lack perspective and practical steps toward gaining a more complete view of the world around us.  Watch this episode on YouTube
12:59
June 29, 2020
Episode 034 | Sing and Dance
When the going gets tough, the tough start dancing? Join Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt as they discuss the serious benefits of not taking life too seriously. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:28
June 22, 2020
Episode 033 | Black Lives Matter
This is a significant and tragic moment in history. Will we be silent? Or will we speak up? And if we speak, what will be our message? DMB Coaching hit pause on posting any new podcast episodes since the horrific death of George Floyd. However, Dr. Michael Brown is now ready to speak. In this passionate, provocative, and tearful conversation with Sammy Adebiyi, these two close friends talk openly about systemic racism, social injustice, economic disparity, and a wide variety of related topics in an honest and hopeful dialogue. Watch this episode on YouTube
1:19:18
June 12, 2020
Episode 032 | Don't Be Surprised
It's an unavoidable reality that truly difficult things will happen to us. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Russell Catania discuss positive alternatives to ignoring or running away from our pain. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:33
May 25, 2020
Episode 031 | Shake Things Up
Routine and ritual are healthy rhythms of a productive life, but sometimes a change of pace and an unexpected twist are exactly what we need. This week Dr. Michael Brown and Justin Brown highlight the importance of taking risks, trying new things and even breaking your own rules. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:55
May 18, 2020
Episode 30 | Create Special Memories
What if every single day of our lives was intentional, surprising and memorable? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Tyler Schwanz discuss the art and science of crafting powerful moments that leave a lasting impression.  Watch this episode on YouTube
13:12
May 11, 2020
Episode 029 | Know Your Worth
The most important thing about you is what comes to your mind when you think about yourself. This week Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert break down what it means to truly know your worth. Watch this Episode on YouTube Check out Amy's new book
13:04
May 4, 2020
Episode 028 | Establish A Budget
Like so many other facets of life, our financial well-being is largely determined by our ability to make the right sacrifices today to achieve great things tomorrow. This week, Dr. Michael Brown is joined by Gabe Dunbar in a practical conversation about being intentional with our money. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:41
April 20, 2020
Episode 027 | Consider Different Perspectives
As we go about our daily lives, our backgrounds, preferences, and ideologies come with us. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Chet Hesson talk about the all-important habit of stepping back from our preconceived notions and allowing ourselves to truly look at the world through the eyes of another. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:30
April 6, 2020
Episode 026 | Cultivate Close Friendships
When it's all said and done, the most memorable and meaningful investment we can make is a constant choice to truly connect with the people around us. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt revisit one of our all-time favorite concepts: life is all about relationships. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:06
March 30, 2020
Episode 025 | Seek Out Mentors
On the path of life, those who have traveled ahead of us possess an immeasurable wealth of wisdom for the journey. Listen in this week as Amy Seiffert and Dr. Michael Brown talk about the life changing decisions each of them made to follow in the footsteps of an experienced guide. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:10
March 23, 2020
Episode 024 | Express Your Appreciation
Often our kindest thoughts remain unspoken and our most encouraging words never come out of our mouths. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Russell Catania spend time discussing the important and life giving habit of vocalizing our gratitude. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:13
March 16, 2020
Episode 023 | Focus On Becoming
Life is far too short to live on accident. This week Dr. Michael Brown and his oldest son, Justin Brown, have an honest conversation about how to be intentional with the one life we are given. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:31
March 9, 2020
Episode 022 | Keep Asking Why
Asking the right questions creates movement in organizations and unlocks hidden potential in individuals. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Gabe Dunbar have a conversation about the ways that tenacious curiosity makes us more self-aware, more intentional and more effective. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:21
March 2, 2020
Episode 021 | Establish A Routine
If asked for a list of exciting words, few of us are likely to include the word routine. Listen in this week as Casey Greenawalt and Dr. Michael Brown unpack a counterintuitive secret to avoiding a mundane existence: creating everyday rhythms and rituals can actually make our days anything but ordinary. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:45
February 24, 2020
Episode 020 | Ask For Help
Friendships, communities and businesses are all stronger when we open up about our shortcomings and lean on each other for support.  This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert discuss the crucial practice of inviting assistance from those around us. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:40
February 17, 2020
Episode 019 | Leverage Your Past
Each life is a story, and every story has some chapters filled with triumph and other chapters filled with failure. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dan Costello talk about reading your story, knowing your story and writing the rest of your story well. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:22
February 10, 2020
Episode 018 | Practice Saying No
Did you know that the world's best poker players fold more than 80% of their hands? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Russell Catania discuss an important practice of successful leaders: choosing to decline most opportunities so that they are free to invest in the truly great ones. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:03
February 3, 2020
Episode 017 | Give It Away
What would the world look like if we all started looking for ways to freely share what we have with no strings attached? Dr. Tyler Schwanz join Dr. Michael Brown this week as they discuss a new way of looking at both the things that we have and the love that we possess. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:00
January 27, 2020
Episode 016 | Stop Making Excuses
When we fill our conversations with shifting blame and pointing fingers, we rob the people around us of the opportunity to truly know us and show us grace. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert challenge us to stop letting ourselves off the hook and start owning our mistakes. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:53
January 20, 2020
Episode 015 | Never Give Up
Sometimes the only way to get to the finish line is to simply decide to keep going. Kathy Wilhelm joins Dr. Michael Brown as they share stories about holding on to people, passions and goals when obstacles arise. Watch this Episode on YouTube.
13:07
January 13, 2020
Episode 014 | Look Beyond Yourself
One of the most critical skills that leaders can master is the ability to see the bigger picture. Dr. Michael Brown has a conversation this week with Casey Greenawalt about a counterintuitive key to personal growth. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:00
January 6, 2020
Episode 013 | Sweat Every Day
Start small. Find a friend. Make a goal. This week, Libby Snow and Dr. Michael Brown talk about the benefits of working physical exercise into your daily rhythm. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:22
December 30, 2019
Episode 012 | Believe The Best
How do you maintain a life-giving attitude in the midst of frustration, disappointment and hurt? Listen in this week as Dr. Tyler Schwanz and Dr. Michael Brown have a conversation about one of most critical ingredients to becoming fully alive. Watch this episode on YouTube 
12:32
December 23, 2019
Episode 011 | Schedule Your Priorities
Often we neglect the important tasks in life, because we let the things that feel more urgent get in the way. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dan Costello unpack principles and practices that will help you take control of your schedule. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:40
December 16, 2019
Episode 010 | Quit Your Complaining
Every day we encounter unmet expectations and unexpected hassles. On this week's episode, Dr. Michael Brown and Russell Catania reflect on the simple choice we can make in the midst of inconvenience: grumbling or gratitude. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:51
December 9, 2019
Episode 009 | Choose To Hate
Merely wanting things to be different isn't enough for real change to take place in our lives. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Beau Johnson discuss the powerful secret to lasting transformation. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:49
December 2, 2019
Episode 008 | Admit Your Mistakes
It's a fact: no one is perfect. But that doesn't stop us from pretending that we have it all together, does it? This week, Dr. Michael Brown chats with Gabe Dunbar about what it looks like to take off the masks we wear and own our shortcomings. Watch this episode on YouTube
11:54
November 25, 2019
Episode 007 | Face Your Fears
Every one of us has things that make us feel worried, anxious or afraid–but fear doesn't have to have the final word. This week, Amy Seiffert joins Dr. Michael Brown as they talk about putting fear in its proper place. Watch this episode on YouTube
13:07
November 18, 2019
Episode 006 | Make Your Bed
Taking care of the little things in life creates order and rhythm that empowers us to take care of the big things. This week Dr. Michael Brown has an insightful back and forth with his son, Logan Brown, about the profound impact of establishing simple, healthy routines. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:05
November 11, 2019
Episode 005 | Share That Secret
We can't be fully loved unless we are fully known. This week Beau Johnson and Dr. Michael Brown share their perspectives about the power of cultivating real, vulnerable relationships. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:12
November 4, 2019
Episode 004 | Do It Now
Are you waiting until January 1st to start getting in shape? Are you delaying that hard conversation for one more week? Listen in as Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt discuss the best time to get things done. Watch this episode on YouTube
11:35
October 28, 2019
Episode 003 | Wake Up Earlier
There's one thing just about everyone wishes they had: more time. This week, Dr. Tyler Schwanz joins Dr. Michael Brown to talk about a simple and powerful way to make the most of each day. Watch this episode on YouTube
12:05
October 21, 2019
Episode 002 | Be Fully Present
Take a deep breath. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert have a conversation about the crucial, yet extremely difficult practice of really being wherever you are. Watch this episode on Youtube
12:34
October 14, 2019
Episode 001 | Delay Immediate Gratification
In the very first episode of Three Words, Dr. Michael Brown is joined by Beau Johnson as they kick off the podcast with three of Michael's all-time favorite words. Watch this episode on Youtube
12:08
October 7, 2019