Beyond the Rut: Create a Life Worth Living in Your Faith, Family, Career

Beyond the Rut: Create a Life Worth Living in Your Faith, Family, Career

Do you desire to create a life worth living in your faith, family, and career? Welcome to Beyond the Rut, the podcast that offers you the motivation, inspiration, and practical tools to help you build a life worth living. Our show is here to help you break free from those limitations and find a path to success.Join us as we share encouraging stories and actionable advice on how to get out of a rut in life and create a vision for your future. We’ll discuss the importance of mindset, setting goals, and taking actionable steps towards achieving your success.Whether you’re looking for career guidance, personal development tips, or just need a boost of inspiration to get started on your journey, Beyond the Rut is the podcast for you. Join us each week as we help you discover the tools and mindset needed to create a fulfilling life and break free from the limitations holding you back.


June 11, 2024 31 mins

We tackle the challenges Christian men face in expressing their faith at work. Host Jerry Dugan delves into the top three concerns: fear of judgment, navigating secular environments, and balancing faith with professionalism.

Jerry offers practical tips drawn from his personal journey and biblical wisdom. Discover how to excel in your job as a testament to your faith, embodying Colossians 3:23. Learn the power of deeds over words, r...

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Have you ever felt that nagging feeling that it might be time to move on from your job, but weren't quite sure?

Naomi Hattaway is an expert in helping people navigate those tricky workplace transitions.

She'll share her framework for leaving well, which covers everything from recognizing the signs that it's time to go, to ensuring a smooth knowledge transfer, and communicating your decision effectively.

Whether you're an individual...

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David Landis's journey highlights the transformative power of journaling in cultivating the right mindset for success.

Despite having a fulfilling career as a professional firefighter and a balanced family life, David felt trapped and unfulfilled.

Through journaling, he gained clarity on his desires and who he wanted to be, enabling him to take practical steps toward a more fulfilling life.

This process of self-discovery through wr...

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In this insightful podcast episode, join host Jerry Dugan as he delves into the fascinating world of entrepreneurship and parenting with special guest Jason Galicinski.

With a family of ten children, Jason brings a wealth of experience as both an entrepreneur and a dedicated father.

Discover how Jason's journey through homeschooling his children allowed him to be a present dad and also provided unique opportunities to instill valua...

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Let's dive deep into the lies that hold us back and the truths that set us free.

Have you ever felt stuck in a rut, unsure of how to break free and live the life you truly desire? In this episode, we'll explore the common lies that keep us trapped – from feelings of unworthiness to the belief that we don't have enough time or resources to pursue our dreams.

But fear not, because we'll also uncover the transformative truths that can...

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Step into the captivating story of digital creator and public speaker Ed Squire as he courageously reveals his journey of overcoming childhood trauma and discovering healing beyond the mask.

In this compelling episode, Ed candidly shares the challenges of concealing his pain while chasing success and recognition. Through introspection and resilience, he embarked on a transformative journey, breaking free from the shackles of his pa...

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Embark on a transformative journey with Jon McLernon, where authenticity meets mentorship in "Navigating Life's Path: An Anti-Guru Approach."

In a world inundated with self-proclaimed experts, Jon stands out for his genuine connection and commitment to helping individuals live their best lives.

Drawing from his experience in business leadership and personal development, Jon offers practical wisdom and insights that transcend tradit...

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In the latest episode of our podcast, I had the privilege of sitting down with Robert and Kay Lee Fukui, the dynamic duo behind With their extensive experience as founders and authors of "Tandem: The married entrepreneurs’ guide for greater work-life balance," and hosts of the "Thriving in Tandem" podcast, they shed light on the intricacies of balancing career aspirations with a thriving marriage. Through...

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Welcome to a special episode delving into the overlooked alerts that shape our journeys to success. Join us as we unravel the intricate web of cautionary tales hidden within everyday products, exploring how heedlessly we navigate life's hazards.

Jerry applies lessons learned from hiking in the spring and summer seasons to help you create that life worth living in your faith, family, and career. We uncover profound insights into ris...

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Brett's realization of living without intentionality and alignment with his Christian values prompted a transformative journey, leading to the inception of Iron Deep.

In a candid conversation with Brett Snodgrass, the founder of Iron Deep Ministry, his journey from a conventional entrepreneur to a purpose-driven leader unfolds.

Discovery of Purpose

Brett's entrepreneurial journey began with a profound realization – he was living a...

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In the United States, once you hit 18, you begin surrendering your future to the weight of student loan debt. It's a burden that never seems to lighten, extending its grasp with mortgages, car loans, and credit cards as you journey through life. Then comes the awakening: despite appearing successful, you find yourself lacking in genuine happiness. Retirement feels like a distant dream, college for your children seems financially un...

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Mastering time management doesn't have to be an uphill battle - with just one productivity hack, you can revolutionize the way you work and reclaim control over your day.

In today's fast-paced world, where distractions lurk around every corner and demands on our time seem never-ending, mastering time management has become a crucial skill for success. 

For many, finding the right balance between tasks, responsibilities, and personal...

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In a culture plagued by superficiality, Ray LaCara, Jr. champions the revival of genuine connection, empowering individuals to embrace their true identity with one powerful question: Who are you, really?

Educator, author, and certified coach, Ray LaCara, Jr. is on a mission to help people identify what makes them who they truly want to be so they can live a life of authenticity.

It’s said that 61% of adults feel stuck in a rut, but...

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In the pursuit of personal fulfillment and resilience, Jon Mayo champions the ethos of Sisu to create a life worth living as both a mantra and a guiding principle.

Shedding Compartmentalization with Relentless Action

Have you heard these myths about unifying all aspects of life?

  • Myth #1: You have to sacrifice one area of your life for another.
  • Myth #2: Personal growth is a solo journey.
  • Myth #3: Intentional living is only for t...
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Join us as we delve into the powerful world of vulnerability and storytelling with a parent who faced the challenge of teen substance abuse.

When faced with the difficult journey of her child's addiction, she discovered the transformative power of sharing her story, but will she find the strength to overcome the obstacles ahead?

My special guest is Marsha Vanwynsberghe

Marsha Vanwynsberghe's journey is a powerful testament to the r...

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Welcome to a transformative episode of Beyond the Rut! Joined by fitness coach, Yuri Doroshuk, we dive into the journey towards sustainable weight loss and lifestyle changes.

For many men, navigating fitness while juggling family and career can be challenging. Yuri is a suburban dad with four kids who shares his personal insights on how to effectively escape the “dad bod” rut.

Understanding that fitness is not only about shedding e...

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Are you ready to rewire your mindset and achieve your goals? Join us as we explore the power of somatic coaching with Jay Fields, and discover how tuning into your body's intelligence can lead to personal growth and transformation. But what happens when your nervous system overrides your mental awareness? Tune in to find out. In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Rewire your mindset for personal growth and success.
  • Achieve you...
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Join me as I recount my journey from leaving a corporate job to becoming an entrepreneur. From valuable lessons in marketing and networking to the challenges of stretching savings and facing setbacks, my story will inspire and challenge you. But will I be able to make my business thrive and help leaders create thriving cultures? Tune in to find out.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Explore Jerry Dugan's entrepreneurial jou...
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Discover how Scott Maderer challenges individuals to live authentically and make choices aligned with their values, despite the challenging and fast-paced world they live in. Do you want to live a life that reflects your true values and make decisions that are in alignment with who you are? Scott Maderer will be sharing the key to living authentically and making choices that resonate with your core beliefs. Discover how to ensure ...

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Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, Oakland McCulloch, strives to prioritize well-being and excellence, facing the challenge of building a lasting leadership legacy with servant leadership. With a career rooted in the military, Oakland McCulloch's leadership journey took an unexpected turn that reshaped his understanding of success. Through personal anecdotes and pivotal lessons, he discovered the profound impact of prioritizing...

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