Win the Day

Win the Day

Ready to Win the Day®? Hosted by 3x bestselling author, James Whittaker, the Win the Day podcast was created to reveal how the world’s best performers Win the Day … and how YOU can, too. Featuring exclusive interviews with: • Billion-dollar founders • #1 NY Times bestselling authors • Medical experts • World champion athletes • Special forces operators • And more... Hit 'subscribe' and let's #WinTheDay 🚀


February 20, 2024 36 mins

You’re off to great places. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

In 2018, a horrific car accident brought Jenn Drummond just inches from death...

The authorities and experts couldn’t figure out how she had managed to survive against such impossible odds. But for Jenn, it was an important realization that while we cannot control when we leave this life, we can choose how we live it.

Since th...

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The First Law of Holes: When you're in one, stop digging.” ― Denis Healey

In this minisode, I'll walk you through the 3 most important things you need to add to your daily routine so you can create more momentum and opportunity in your life.

If there's a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, post it in the Win the Day Facebook group.

Onward and upward always,


PS - Take the ⁠⁠Win the Day Qui...

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Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

What if you could become more superhuman the older you got? After all, it’s function – not age – that makes the biggest difference to how you feel.

Joining us today is David Stewart, the founder and face of AGEIST, a media company dedicated to championing the vitality, influence, and contributions of the modern 50-plus demographic.

As a lead...

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"Be kind. Be curious. Get shit done." — Dr. Mark Goulston

Welcome back to Win the Day Wednesday!

Recently, my dear friend and mentor Dr. Mark Goulston passed away. He appeared on the podcast twice and clips from those episodes amassed 1M+ views.

Much of Dr. Mark's life was driven by the quote, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free," from Michelangelo in reference to sculpting his mas...

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Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

Today, we’re sitting down with one of the great spiritual leaders of all time, Marianne Williamson, who is also running for President of the United States in 2024.

Marianne is the author of 15 books, four of which have been #1 New York Times bestsellers, and she has been the catalyst for some of today’s great change-makers to transform the world.

Throughout her career, Marianne has ...

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Champions don't show up to get everything they want; they show up to give everything they have.” — Alexander den Heijer

Welcome to the first brand new episode of 2024!

I hope you're feeling rested, recharged, and ready to give this year everything you’ve got.

In this minisode, I'll walk you through the WIN Method so you can use it to make 2024 your best year yet...

Onward and upward always,


PS - Take the Win th...

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"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us." — Marianne Williamson

Welcome to our first episode of 2024!

This is the second and final 'from the vault' episode we've been publishing during the holiday season — and there's no better one to set the tone for who need to become to achieve the...

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"The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love." — Henry Miller

Welcome to our final episode of 2023!

If you want the most impactful and memorable moments from the podcast throughout the year, check out Episode 166.

This is the first of two 'from the vault' episodes we'll be publishing during the holiday season; the second will be out on 9th January. In fact,...

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Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.” — Marcus Aurelius

What a year it's been! In 2023, we've had some of the world’s leading medical experts, composers, entrepreneurs, authors, and special forces operators.

This episode is a recap of the most impactful moments from the podcast in the second half of the year. (If you missed the recap from the first half of the year, check out Episode 142 or click here.)

A BI...

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Action is the real measure of intelligence.” – Napoleon Hill

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

With less than four weeks left of the year, now is the time to decide if you're a winner. However, just remember, with a winning mentality comes an important obligation...

Join me in this minisode and let's find out exactly what that is.

Onward and upward always,


PS - The ⁠⁠⁠⁠Win the Day Accelerator⁠⁠⁠⁠ is now available! In...

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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” — Maya Angelou

What if you had the most incredible product or idea, but didn’t know how to communicate it? 🤔

It’s an all too familiar story – and one of the biggest things holding people back from the connection, opportunity, and success they want.

Make no mistake – your ability to communicate is directly correlated to the results you get.

So, to help you commun...

November 21, 2023 19 mins

"The win starts within." — James Whittaker

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

Anxiety is one of the most debilitating conditions, and your ability to master it has a significant correlation to how successful you become and the quality of your life.

In today's minisode, we're going to go through 10 tips to overcome anxiety so you can start performing at the level you know you're capable of...

Onward and upward a...

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” — Mark Twain

Dr. Mark Goulston is a leading psychiatrist and communication expert. His mega-bestseller, Just Listen, is regarded as the world's #1 book on listening.

Among his extensive list of professional achievements, Dr. Goulston has been a hostage negotiation trainer for the FBI; a consultant for renowned companies (inc...

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"You never know how much the ripples of your actions affect others. One small action, which may seem like nothing to you, could be life changing to someone else." — Unknown

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

You need to understand what's at stake if you fail to adopt the Win the Day mentality. You're not the only victim. In fact, as we go through in this minisode, your decisions today have far-reaching consequences...

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"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." – Milton Berle

Learning how to manufacture opportunity when you need it is one of the most important skills you can develop. And today's guest, Lauren Karan, has become an expert at building doors...

Growing up, Lauren had one dream – to be a professional singer. At 19 years old, Lauren got her first shot at the big time, auditioning for the hit TV show X Factor.


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"Stop spending your time; start investing your time." — Al Duncan

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

With every second of energy you expend, you should be considering the investment you're making and what return you want to receive.

For example, if you invest your time at the gym or with a fitness trainer, you'll receive a return of health, energy, and strength. If you invest your money with a financial adviser, y...

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Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” — Leonardo da Vinci

Nina Aouilk, known as London’s Life Coach, has overcome enormous hardship and adversity to become one of the leading activists speaking out about honor killings and human trafficking.

She is the founder of nonprofit End Honor Killings that provides welfare and support to the victims of attempted honor killings, gender-based violence, domestic abuse, and trauma.


"It doesn't matter how awesome you were yesterday." — William Branum (26-year Navy SEAL)

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

In this minisode, I'm going to share a few of the most valuable takeaways from the sold-out Win the Day Mastermind held in Los Angeles, California, last month.

These are tips from William Branum (Navy SEAL), Dr. Michael Breus (world's leading sleep doctor), Nick Lowery (most accurate kicke...

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I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

As Founder / CEO of The Abraham Group, Jay Abraham has spent his career solving complex problems, fixing underperforming businesses, and identifying massive opportunities. He has dealt with virtually every type of business scenario and solved almost every type of business question and challenge, significantly increasing the bottom lines of 10,0...

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"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." — Socrates

Welcome to Win the Day Wednesday!

Today we're going to talk about an important personality trait that will elevate your career, your relationships, and your life...

It’s the ability to admit when you’re wrong, which is a character trait that the world's happiest and most successful people all have.

In this minisode, I'm going to share a 5-step f...

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