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January 6, 2021 36 min
Thane Marcus Ringler takes the professional athlete's mindset to everyday people in everyday life. This episode's guest is Thane Marcus Ringler, the former professional golfer turned speaker, writer, development coach and podcast host of The Up & Comers Show. It’s his mission to help people get unstuck and overcome the self-limiting beliefs we all tend to carry. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander. With TextExpander, you can unlock your productivity with its many features. With TextExpander you can make everything you write repetitively available everywhere you type: text documents, spreadsheets, web forms, and more. Unlock your productivity with TextExpander. Visit ( for 20% off your first year.This episode is sponsored by NuCalm. It’s the only stress management system of its kind, clinically proven in over 1 million sessions to improve your sleep, reduce your stress and boost your recovery without drugs and side effects. It’s imperative to your health and happiness to be able to manage stress and not be managed by it. This is why it’s part of my daily routine, and their programmes leave me feeling recharged and energised. As a listener, check out the exclusive link ( and get 50% off your 30-day subscription of NuCalm and their money-back guarantee. I’m excited to be hosting this year’s The BIG Ready virtually on February 2nd 2021, and I’d love you to be a part of it! Learn from experts LIVE how to significantly scale back the endless emails, bottomless to-do lists, and constant overwhelm from simply having too much to do. Hear from four inspiring keynote speakers, engage with four unique workshops, and participate with twelve of our panel discussion members. There will be 20+ speakers, including former podcast guests Chris Bailey, Srinivas Rao, Laura Vanderkam, Dave Delaney and much more. Tickets are from $99 for the full day, including access to the recorded version too. What’s more, the first 100 people that sign up will get a special swag bag through the post. Simply visit ( to get your ticket. In this episode we explore the four perspective shifts from his book Catalysts For Hope: Unlocking Energy, Optimism, And Your Full Potential. Thane’s idealism is infectious, and this will help frame your mind as we begin 2021. Join this conversation as we discuss the art of leaning in, the process of writing his book, critical thinking – and dragonflies.  Talking Points The 4 Catalysts that will shift your perspective (3:17) Focus on the process, no the destination (6:23) Identifying your baby steps (9:34) A hope-filled life is more practical than you think (13:05) Why we regularly overlook our purpose (28:01) A case for Idealism (30:18) The power of pause (35:32) Quote "Purpose is active. We don’t default our way into it." Helpful Links (Catalysts For Hope | Amazon) (The Practice | Amazon) (Episode 343: Consistency Over Authenticity with Seth Godin) (Episode 238: How to Keep Going with Austin Kleon) (21 Lessons for the 21st Century | Amazon) (  Want to discover some of the books mentioned on the podcast? (Check out Scribd, my reading app of choice.) Podcast Theme Song: (Nothing at All by Fictions (courtesy of Epidemic Sound)) If you...
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