Travis Daigle teaches Character Development. In this Podcast he explores what it means to experience freedom in all areas of life and how we grow more resilient as we face challenges in the process. Travis shares lessons learned from personal experiences: overcoming obesity, getting out of debt, working as an Electrical Engineer in Corporate America, and becoming a US Army Green Beret/Combat Veteran.
What does the leadership philosophy of General Stanley McChrystal, The Brand of my Local Auto Mechanic's Business, and The Landscape of Social Media have to do with one another? Relationships.
The way we build trust and form relationships is changing rapidly and requires increasing levels of self awareness in order to navigate the modern world well, with integrity. Hope y'all enjoy!
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Audio from the class at UWT. Sorry for the audio quality at points. The VIBE is always different when I'm presenting to a group. Be sure to listen.
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1st Episode of the year breaking down my philosophy of personal development. Pursuing freedom (personal growth) is predicated on three principles in my mind:
1. Fundamentals - There are four core areas of life: Health, Resources, Relationships, and Work. These categories represent the fundamental tasks of life. We need to work to create clarity of future goals for each of these categories and we need to practice mental repetition in focusing on our goals in order to be intentional with our decision making.
2. Facts - In order to navigate to where want to be in life, we must acknowledge where we are. Taking ownership of our current condition in life and deconstructing the fundamental assumptions we've made about life will help us assess the validity of those assumptions against our goals from the first principle.
3. Failure - Once we know where we want to go (Point B) and where we are (Point A), it's time to begin the process of planning and executing in creating a path. Inevitably there will be failure. We must understand failure as an opportunity to learn in order to make adjustments to plans and move forward. The courage to fail creates clarity in the goals we created in the first principle.
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In this episode I do some reflections on 2018 (which you should also be doing) and talk through plans for the coming year. I get into the 'beautiful ironies' of life as I experienced one of my best years and one of my toughest years simultaneously. I did TEDx Tacoma, got some of my first paid speaking engagements, and saw Tony Robbins live in New Jersey. I also lost connection with some very close friends and hit a really dry point financially where I didn't know where my business was going. Paradox.
Going to be doing some cool things with the Podcast in 2019 so listen and stay tuned. My goal is to use the Podcast as a platform to teach and give listeners practical strategies to begin cultivating a mindset to turn 'Pain' into 'Freedom'.
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In this episode Tifani and I discuss a particular issue that I have come across repeatedly in the last 3.5 years being a Speaker and Personal Development Coach. In that time I have meet ten or more women who struggle with autoimmune issues. I've felt useless many times as I watch these amazing women struggle with health challenges that I can't address. Now, to be clear: ***WE ARE NOT MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. THIS PODCAST DOES NOT REPLACE MEDICAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE AUTOIMMUNE OR OTHER MEDICAL ISSUES CONSULT A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BEFORE CHANGING ANYTHING IN YOUR TREATMENT PLAN.*** Recently I began to have a theory about where these issues could be coming from and what might be the way forward. This is simply a conversation between two friends exploring ideas.
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I have struggled with the question of, "Who's your audience?!" For the last 5 years I have been empowering and inspiring people in overcoming difficult challenges in life. Is my audience corporations? Is it small Businesses? Is it Athletes? Is it people who are lost in Life? Etc. I don't know... I think everybody needs what I have! "Travis! That's unrealistic!" No! People thinking that they will grow without looking at the hard parts of their lives is unrealistic! So I'm just going to do me and let the chips fall where they fall! http://TravisDaigleCDC.com
On this episode Tifani and I explore the implications of spending a significant amount of time and energy in any single endeavor. In this case, how does work impact our everyday existence and are we okay with that impact. Fire on this one!
In this episode I sit down with a friend and answer some questions about my philosophy on grit and determination. How do we balance a commitment to effort and focus on our dreams with out losing sight of loved ones and self-care? Maybe they should all be a part of the same dream. Good conversation here!
This is the second class of the Fall 2018 Quarter of Grit City Mondays at UWT. In this class we talk about a principle that helps us maintain personal accountability and ownership. Overall we want to keep learning and keep getting better.
When was the last time you took the time to look at your personal history? How have certain events shaped your behavior for better or worse? Adapted from the blog post: https://travisdaiglecdc.com/2018/04/26/self-sabotage/