Next Peak Podcast

Next Peak Podcast

The Next Peak Podcast is hosted by Entrepreneur( Business Owner) Clint Herndon and Board-Certified Psychologist and Coach, Dr. Parker Houston.What do you do when you reach a big goal, but it just doesn't fulfill you the way you thought it would? Or worse, life falls apart and you have to completely reinvent yourself. The Next Peak Podcast was created to help people think deeply about what it means to live a successful life, and then start taking daily steps to get there.This show provides people with proven tools for life and business, along with inspiring personal stories from people who have had to reinvent themselves and climb their "Next Peak." We sit down with thought leaders, authors, pastors, and ordinary people taking big risks to reach their dreams.You are the author of your life. How will the story end? It's up to you to write the next chapter and reach your Next Peak.

Episodes

February 9, 2022 33 min

In today's episode, Dr. Park and Clint discuss how overworking can lead to major health problems and even death.

The Big Idea—A new global study published on May 17th, 2021, by the World Health Organization and the International Labor Organization says that working more than 55 hours per week is now the leading occupational hazard—and significantly increases the chances of early death.

An article on Pencavel's analysis was su...

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What do astronauts, Olympic champions, and Nobel laureates do differently that allows them to achieve at such a high level?

High achievers share the same four attributes: intrinsic motivation, perseverance, strong foundation, constantly learning through informal means. The key to their success is that they do all four of these things at the same time.

Dr. Ruth Gotian: Chief Learning Officer, Weill Cornell Medicine, Contributor, Forb...

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January 20, 2022 29 min

There are seasons of life where nothing is happening, and nothing is growing—these are desert seasons. No matter how hard we try, we don't see any progress. Maybe you are in a season like that now.

There are years of parenting when it feels like no matter what you do, your child is lost. There are years of marriage when external forces press in so hard you don't know how you will make it. There are seasons of work where you ...

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January 15, 2022 33 min

#HappySaturday! In this week's #PodcastEpisode, we have a little bit of a different topic for all of you. We talk a lot about goal setting and accomplishing things. But, one of the things that Dr. Parker Houston and Clint talk a lot about is parenting and how to become better at it.

So today, we have the pleasure of speaking with Clayton Cranford with Cyber Safety Cop. Clayton is a retired Sergeant from the Orange County Sherif...

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January 4, 2022 25 min

"Some people live 80 years, but most people live one year 80 times." - Zig Ziglar

In today's episode, Dr. Houston and Clint discuss "Checking the Dashboard of Life."

The new year is a great time to look back on 2021 at what you did, your successes, your mistakes. And it's an opportunity right now to take the new year as an excellent marker to say, where can I course correct? Where can I be more intentional, p...

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December 28, 2021 34 min

Christy Wright is the #1 bestselling author, personal growth expert, and host of The Christy Wright Show. She's also the founder of Business Boutique, which equips women to make money doing what they love. Regardless of where you are today, Christy will help you build confidence in yourself, strengthen your faith, and become the person God created you to be.

In today's episode, Christy shared her journey of writing her newes...

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Sometimes the people can look at their mind, body issues from not only really exploring their insight and their emotions but even looking at it from a spiritual perspective. What is life teaching you? What is God teaching you? How is God trying to get your attention through what you're experiencing?

In today's episode, Dr. Houston and Clint do something slightly different. They both sit down for a "fireside chat" - R...

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Dr. Michelle K. Johnston is a management professor, executive coach, and leadership expert helping leaders achieve results through meaningful connections. She is an award-winning professor studying leadership and business communication, and her research has shown a clear link between a team's effective communication and its positive financial performance.

Michelle is a celebrated keynote speaker presenting at conferences and eve...

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In today's episode, Clint Herndon and Dr. Parker Houston ask the question, "Are you overly gripping the wheel of life?"

Too much focus on planning the future can fuel unhealthy needs for control and cause us to live most of our lives in a projected mental future—that may or may not ever occur.

It robs us of the joy found only in the present moment and the serendipity of watching life unfold with events we could never have...

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Rusty Fulling serves as founder and CEO of Fulling Management & Accounting, Inc. in Olathe, KS. Since April 2000, Fulling Management & Accounting has been focused on helping business leaders make sense of their numbers, grow their profits, and gain peace of mind. Over the years, Rusty has been selected to participate in strategic leadership programs, including Kauffman's Entrepreneurs' Boardroom and HEMP (Helzberg E...

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November 24, 2021 27 min

In today's episode, Clint Herndon and Dr. Parker Houston discuss finding value in suffering, which is a tough topic, depending on the type of suffering you've been through. I want to acknowledge they're all different kinds.

Dr. Victor Frankl, author of a Man's Seach for Meaning, said, "What is to give light must endure burning." - Dr. Victor Frankl

As a leader, how you respond to suffering is essential. Learni...

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This week, we had the pleasure of Ken Coleman to join us to discuss his latest book, From Paycheck to Purpose, which has just been released.

Ken Coleman is the #1 nationally bestselling author of The Proximity Principle and nationally syndicated host of The Ken Coleman Show. Pulling from his own personal struggles, missed opportunities, and career successes, Ken helps people discover what they were born to do and provides practical...

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In today's episode, Clint Herndon and Dr. Parker Houston talk about how to become a true expert. In fact, you can learn quickly and become an expert sometimes rather quickly if your mindset is in the right place and if you have the right kind of posture, psychological posture towards whatever you're trying to learn or grow in.

Socrates said, "I neither know nor think that I know."

Dr. Houston discusses the Dunning Kru...

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On this week's podcast, we had the pleasure of speaking with Darrin Gray. Darrin serves professional athletes, coaches & alumni, and business leaders who support the worldwide sports ministry with Godly Leadership. The platform of sports leadership training provides pathways into boardrooms, classrooms, and sports locker rooms worldwide.

He currently serves on the executive leadership team of Athletes in Action, Lions Lead, ...

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October 26, 2021 31 min

When you're happy at work, you can feel more motivated and productive. It's important to be happy with your job. On this week's episode, Clint and Parker discuss "10 Tips to Finding a Job You Love."

(1) Once your income is good enough, don't keep using it as the only standard for taking jobs. Just because you increase your income doesn't mean that it will also increase your happiness. Cal Newport, a compu...

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October 19, 2021 21 min

This week, Justin McGuire, Owner of California Pools and host of DIY Network's Pool Kings, joins Clint to discuss the challenges of managing people within a growing business.

Clint and Justin discuss the following key points on management:

(1) Encourage and help your employee, you are leading, to grow.
(2) Don't overmanage.
(3) Learn to manage your people at 'THEIR' level and not at you're level. You can not manage...

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October 12, 2021 25 min

Perfectionists often postpone big things in an attempt to avoid mistakes or embarrassment, but this strategy can often be very detrimental.

Not everything in every area or every decision has to be an A+. In some areas of life, C's are okay. When we are struggling with perfectionism, we tend to let that infiltrate all areas of our life. We often think that everything we do has to be perfect. It creates pressure on our life t...

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October 5, 2021 47 min

In this episode, Clint talks to nationally recognized high school Coach Desmond Dunham. Coach Dez just launched his book "Running Against The Odds" and shares how he overcame the odds on and off the track.

He reveals how running got him through the tough times at home, dyslexia in school, the lack of confidence, and the lack of clarity he had in life when his emotions were pulling him into a dark hole. Running taught him to...

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September 28, 2021 30 min

We've all heard the expression— "money can't buy happiness." That may not be entirely true. Psychological science suggests that how we spend can significantly impact how happy we are with our lives.

Research shows that spending your money in specific ways is much more likely to improve your level of happiness and life satisfaction. Today, we will learn what those things are.

  • Purchase experiences, not things. 
  • Spend you...
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    September 21, 2021 23 min

    Your future depends on the foundation that you are laying today. The higher you want to go, the more critical your foundation is. In this week's episode, Clint goes solo and shares why building a solid foundation is essential. 

    You're either laying a good foundation, or you're laying a lousy foundation. If you have bad habits in your life, you're still laying a foundation, and it's going to fall apart at some poi...

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