David and Joshua Specht share life lessons, successes, failures, and everything in between


January 12, 2022 25 min

What has got 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast host Joshua Specht “almost ready to swear”? It has to do with him and co-host David Specht talking about getting people to commit.

Have you committed to the goal you set last week? Why or why not? Let the father and son duo dive into how a commitment is merely a decision that above all else, you’re going to stay the course.

Your generational lesson: Commitment doesn’t mean having everything fi...

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Ring in the New Year with the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast! You father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, talk about how to show up differently in 2022 versus 2021.

The pair rip apart the notion of a New Year’s Resolution and discuss how to rebuild it in the form of a goal that can inspire you to better yourself and those depending on you.

Your generational lesson: A resolution is nothing more than a wish. Set a goal instead beca...

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This week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast hosts, David and Joshua Specht, ask, “What the Health?” and tackle the vaccine issue.

The father and son duo don’t answer whether you should or shouldn’t get the COVID-19 vaccination, but they look at it from the underlying health issue to see how the right health decisions can help you no matter where you stand on getting the shot.

Your generational lesson: If you couple a healthy lifestyle wi...

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August 17, 2021 25 min

This week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, coaching you on how not to be paralyzed by making a decision. 

Any big decision in your life will cause discomfort and tension as well as sacrifices, but growth and progress doesn’t happen without making a decision. David and Josh will share their stories about major decisions in their lives to help you take that leap.

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August 10, 2021 23 min

Do you have a friend who is constantly consumed with drama and wants your advice but ignores it? Do you have an employee who asks 1 million questions about their job, but never has a solution? 

Then you, my friend, have an Ask Hole. 

In this week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast, David and Joshua Specht apply their generational knowledge to help you deal with Ask Hole friends and coworkers.

Your generational lesson: It’s okay to ask que...

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This episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast has father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, crossing the generational divide to discuss the importance of creating a positive work environment.

The pair dive into how work environments affect morale and productivity, how to change your environment for the better, and even what that means in a post COVID-19 pandemic world.

Your generational lesson: You can change your environment ...

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The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast talks about crawling down from the pedestal in this week’s episode. Your father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, give you tips on how to take your blinders off when it comes to admiring others. 

Your generational lesson: Not putting people on a pedestal means you prioritize yourself, avoid feeling lied to if that person falters, and don’t develop resentment or negativity by comparing yourself...

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July 20, 2021 25 min

Why do bad things happen to good people? 

This week’s episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees hosts David and Joshua Specht explore why tragedy strikes and how to cope afterwards.

The father and son duo don’t go as far as telling anyone how to feel when tragedy happens, but they ask you to take a second to look at the “how”. 

Your generational lesson: Bad things happen to both good and bad people, but there are a multi...

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The times, they are a-changin’ in this week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast. Father and son duo David and Joshua Specht share their thoughts on how technology has changed the business world. While it evolves almost daily, they dive into how the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the use of technology to conduct day-to-day business.

Your generational lesson: Technological advances have changed core elements of a business — marketing, custome...

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June 29, 2021 26 min

What to do when you are frustrated by others' reactions

This week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast talks about frustration in growth and development.

Father and son hosts David and Joshua Specht bring a generational perspective on the friction caused by making changes to improve your business or personal life, which generates frustration for you and/or the people around you.

Your generational lesson: If you want to enact...

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June 22, 2021 28 min

The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast gets spooky in the current age of communication by shining a light on ghosting and trolls. 

Hosts David and Joshua Specht dive into the uncomfortable side of texting and social media today, and figure out the how, why and next steps to get over these 21st Century irritations.

Your generational lesson: We are all going to have messages ghosted and get trolled by someone on social media, it’s u...

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The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast echoes The Rock by telling everyone to “Know your role!” Hosts David and Joshua Specht break down how we all have various roles to play across our lives and the needs within the most important ones.

Your generational lesson: We all have a role to play, and those roles are varied across our lives. Even if you only have one role, you need to break it down as you transition from work to church to ...

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The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast has reached double digits! In this episode, hosts David and Joshua Specht talk about growing where you are.

The father and son duo explore the benefits of expanding your worldview and growing your mindset, in addition to having the bravery and awareness to seize opportunities. 

Your generational lesson: As you strive to make yourself, your town, or your business a bigger, better version, real...

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Change is uncomfortable, especially when it comes to culture. The latest episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast has Hosts David and Joshua Specht talking about the changing of cultural norms.

Your generational lesson: What’s socially acceptable depends on culture, stages of lie, social circles, and media. All of these things impact what “normal” is.

Your Gen. X Advice: Honor the place you’re in. For example: If you’re a...

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You know the saying behind good intentions. In this episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast, your Hosts David and Joshua Specht will talk about how follow through will prevent paving a certain road with them.

Your generational lesson: Achieve your goals with follow through by having a system, prioritizing, setting boundaries, communicating your goals, and finding an accountability partner.

Your Gen. X Advice: When someon...

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May 11, 2021 23 min

Just the phrase “social media” evokes different reactions. Social media is a virtual world individually cultivated by and for each of us that wants us to stay engaged with as much as possible. 

The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees Hosts David and Joshua Specht talk about whether the various platforms that make up social media has actually made us unsocial. 

Your generational lesson: Social media is suitable for any age grou...

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Did you know that you are the sum total of the five people you are around the most?

This week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees David and Joshua Specht discuss whether it’s beneficial to have friends that span generations, and how you can deal with changing friendships.

Your generational lesson: You need friends across a variety of age groups to get different, more well-rounded views on life.

Your Gen. X Advice: Iron sha...

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Does appearance matter in business? The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees Hosts David and Joshua Specht give a multi-generation approach to whether leniency in dress and appearance standards is a good thing.

Your generational lesson: The care you take and effort you put into your appearance affects how you show up for work.

Your Gen. X Advice: You have to make a conscious decision of what you want your appearance to be based...

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April 20, 2021 28 min

The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast Hosts David and Joshua Specht take you to church. 

The father and son ask, “Is church still church if it’s in your living room?”

When churches adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by hosting virtual services, the congregation shifted to online services over physical ones. Dave and Josh examine whether churches need to change their offerings or find a way to attract their congregation back to camp...

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April 13, 2021 24 min

The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast has a case of the Mondays.  

Your hosts David and Joshua Specht vent about spending their Monday adapting and overcoming a challenge to their day job. The father and son duo use this episode to discuss having their bad day fuel motivation for new beginnings.

Your generational lesson: Never let your mad get your money. Having an emotional reaction as a leader can lead to more problems.

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