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Winning Words Podcast

Winning Words Podcast

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Your words are powerful. Former North Dakota State Assistant Coach, University of Puget Sound Head Coach, and Life Christian Academy founder, Ross Hjelseth discusses ways you can influence & impact others with your words. This 10-week series will do a deep dive into each chapter of Ross's upcoming book, Winning Words | Speaking Life to Influence Others
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Episode 30 - America: Care and Concern

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Episode 50 - Keeping Your Salt Salty
Ross breaks down the meaning of living a salty life and it's importance to growth and lifelong learning. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
30:58
September 13, 2022
Episode 49 - Speaking Life
In this episode, Ross breaks down the meaning and importance of speaking life into those around you and beyond. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
28:01
August 10, 2022
Episode 48 - What I Have Learned in 70 Years
In this episode, Ross shares 70 years of wisdom, insight, and life skills to his listeners. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
23:45
July 13, 2022
Episode 47 - Encouragement From Fathers With Doug Burton and Mike Skiff
Listen in as fathers share insights, advice, and learnings to encourage fathers to lead and love their children.  Be a better father! Guest hosted by Mike Skiff of the Talking Shop podcast and Doug Burton of VSG Marketing. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
36:33
June 14, 2022
Episode 46 - Non-Profit Board Effectiveness
In this episode, Ross takes his decades of experience and offers some tips on upping the efficiency level of a non-profit entity. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
26:21
April 22, 2022
Episode 45 - Leadership in a Crisis
In a timely episode, Ross speaks on how the preparedness and thoroughness of leaders during calm times sets them for success during challenges. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
33:08
March 14, 2022
Episode 44 - Serving Others With Intention
Today my friend Dale Rush discusses his life of serving people with intentionality. Dale is an "expert' at going the extra mile to serve beyond expectation.  The customer, client, or friend is most important!  Listen and learn. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
46:32
February 22, 2022
Episode 43 - Valentine's Day: The Relationship Holiday
In this episode, Ross discusses how the way that you love profoundly influences the way that you live. Beauty by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
23:24
February 03, 2022
Episode 42 - Broken and Redeemed With John Jarman
Ross interviews John Jarman, who tells his life story as written in his book Broken and Redeemed.  John realized his broken condition but found redemption.  Learn more about the upcoming release of the book. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
37:46
January 18, 2022
Episode 41 - Learning From Frosty
This podcast presents the coaching, teaching, and leadings of Frosty Westering, one of college football's best coaches.  Presented via interview with my guest Doug Burton. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
37:31
December 29, 2021
Episode 40 - An Attitude of Gratitude
In this special Thanksgiving episode, Ross encourages you to find what you are thankful for and the importance of maintaining a spirit of service. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
28:30
November 23, 2021
Episode 39 - The Power of Vision
Do you have vision?  Ross speaks on how essential having a strong vision is to being a great leader.  Listen to him break it all down in episode 39. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
22:06
October 30, 2021
Episode 38 - Generation to Generation
In this episode, Ross breaks down the opportunity and responsibility of sharing experiences with younger generations and also being willing to take in what those generations can teach to you. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
24:57
October 01, 2021
Episode 37 - Leaders on Leadership
In our 37th episode, Ross discusses some of history's greatest leaders and their thoughts on what defines leadership. You’re The Champion by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
34:10
September 09, 2021
Episode 36 - Making Deposits in Your Love Account
In our 36th episode, Ross introduces the idea of love accounts and how making deposits in them is crucial in building the best relationships. Seashore by Free Music | https://soundcloud.com/fm_freemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US
17:37
August 04, 2021
Episode 35 - Why TEAM Works
In our 35th episode, Ross breaks down the blueprint of a good team and how they can lift individuals to greater heights. Seashore by Free Music | https://soundcloud.com/fm_freemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US
18:41
July 09, 2021
Episode 34 - The Legacy of Fathers
In this special episode to commemorate Father's Day, Ross speaks on how the legacy of his father has affected Ross's impact in his own sons and their children's lives and asks listeners what they will leave behind to others. Seashore by Free Music | https://soundcloud.com/fm_freemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US
26:02
June 18, 2021
Episode 33 - Teaching Leadership
In this episode, Ross discusses how true leaders have an established pattern of success through adversity and the necessity for them to pass along that knowledge to future generations. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
25:28
May 15, 2021
Episode 32 - In Difficult Times, Follow Faith
In this episode, Ross talks about how during times of tribulation and struggle it is important that your faith leads you through it. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
19:26
April 24, 2021
Episode 31 - Call or Text?
Ross evaluates the appropriate mindset required when deciding whether a text or a phone call is needed and how current events are setting us back in communicating with each other. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
22:50
March 04, 2021
Episode 30 - America: Care and Concern
Ross discusses his concern on current conditions in the U.S. and steps he feels the country needs to take to heal. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
22:23
January 30, 2021
Episode 29 - Verify
In the final episode of a three part series, Ross discusses how verifying perceived truths can help lead to making wiser decisions in life. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
18:42
January 07, 2021
Episode 28 - Building Trust
In the second of a three part series, Ross discusses how building trust in others and from others is the foundation of healthy relationships. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
23:07
December 18, 2020
Episode 27 - Search For The Truth
In the first of a three part series, Ross discusses the necessity to discern between truth and opinion in the media, social media, and other everyday things we are exposed to.  60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
29:30
December 03, 2020
Episode 26 - How To Respond!
Ross speaks on the distinction between responding and reacting and how knowing that difference can impact your life. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
17:21
November 11, 2020
Episode 25 - Aspiring To Be Like!
Ross speaks on how the choices we make on who we aspire to be and how we get to those aspirations are key to finding your way through life. 60s & 70s Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
23:04
October 22, 2020
Episode 24: Why Winning Words
I was recently invited to speak about my book and the process behind it. Take a listen. 
23:37
September 21, 2020
Episode 23: Leading Thru the Storm
Ross and Head Coach of VSG Marketing, Doug Burton discuss what it take to lead through the storm.
27:09
August 26, 2020
Episode 22: Lessons Learned
In my 7 decades of living, I have learned many lessons. Here are 7 of the most important ones I think you should know. 
30:03
August 12, 2020
Episode 21: Legacy - Your Opportunity!
How to use the opportunities you have to create a legacy.
22:20
July 30, 2020
Episode 20: Integrity — You Have It or You Don’t
In this week's episode, we talk about what integrity is and how you can use it to speak life into others 
19:11
July 17, 2020
Episode 19: Do you have character?
What does your character say about you? How can you impact others with it?
17:15
June 24, 2020
Episode 18: The Power of Vision
How visionary leaders make a difference in their personal life, their organization, and their family
14:35
June 18, 2020
Episode 17: Success - What the Coaches Say!
Motivation coming from real coaches from all over. What is success? Here is what the coaches are saying.
27:22
June 10, 2020
Episode 16: Advice for Graduates
Class of 2020 this is for you! How do you approach your first year of college? How do you approach your first year out of college? The next 4 years of your life can be pivotal for your future. Make sure you set yourself up right.
21:53
May 27, 2020
Episode 15: Success — Journey, Destination, or Both
What is success? How do you get there?
22:57
May 20, 2020
Episode 14 Success Defined
What does success look like? 
19:19
May 13, 2020
Episode 13: Leadership 202
Join us as we dive more into the details of what it takes to be a great leader!
20:54
May 06, 2020
Episode 12: Leadership 101
Being a good leader can make a tremendous impact on your team and those around you. Here are some basics of being a great leader.
23:34
April 29, 2020
Episode 11: The Power of Encouragement
On this episode of Winning Words, we discuss how you can use your words to encourage one another and make an impact.
20:48
April 22, 2020
Episode 10: Greater Days Ahead
Prepare for the worst, but expect the best. In times of hardship, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. You're not alone. 
42:48
April 15, 2020
Episode 9: Teamwork
Ross and Doug Burton of VSG Marketing sit down to discuss how building proper teamwork around your organization will help influence, impact, and accomplish more that you could expect. 
35:34
April 08, 2020
Episode 8: Perseverance
Perseverance could not be a more timely topic. In times of hardship, struggles, and changes, it is important to stay steadfast and keep on keeping on. This week, Ross sits down the Josh Dunn of Premier Media Group to discuss how he endured perseverance in the face of challenges.  Thanks for listening!
32:53
April 01, 2020
Episode 7: Humor and Fun
This week on our podcast, Ross talks about how people can be influenced by Humor and Fun. As a leader, you should know exactly when a fun or funny moment is needed. You also need to make space in your schedule and your team's schedule for fun.
39:25
March 25, 2020
Understanding Motivation
Think of this as episode 4.5... Ross dives into motivation and how you can use your words to influence, impact, and motivate others.
23:26
March 18, 2020
Episode 6: Relationship
Relationships are so important when we talk about influencing other people. Establishing relationships with people grants you the ability to be a voice of influence and impact. 
37:23
March 11, 2020
Episode 5: Training
Ross and Amy discuss how training your mind and body can help influence and impact those around you. 
32:22
March 05, 2020
Episode 4: Motivation
Knowing how to motivate yourself and others is a tremendous skill to have. In this weeks session Ross and Don discuss how motivation can make an impact on you and other around you.
11:23
February 26, 2020
Episode 3: Discipline
This week, Ross invites the found of Jeffit Transformation onto the show to talk about discipline. Having proper self-discipline not only will make you better, but it will improve your relationships, your work, your health, and so much more. 
31:51
February 19, 2020
Episode 2: Faith
Think of all the people and things you put your faith in. Whether you are a religious person or not, we all put faith in something. In Episode 2 on the Winning Words Podcast, we discuss how faith can help you make an impact and influence on other people. Specifically, Ross discusses:  Faith and Family | How do we Build Faith? | Tenacious Faith | Faith in Colleagues | Faith During Hardships | Faith as a Framework
31:36
February 12, 2020
Winning Words - Episode 1: Introduction
Over the course of the next several weeks, we will discuss ways you can influence and impact those around you with your words. In this episode, I introduce the why behind this podcast and what you can expect in the coming weeks.
18:43
February 05, 2020