The Uncommon Element

The Uncommon Element

The Uncommon Element showcases the thought leadership in business, fitness, habits, relationships, networking, and what it's like to build strength through struggle. You'll learn how the uncommon people of our communities are making an impact on themselves and the world around them to help you learn the strategies and tactics that can make you uncommon. Your host, Josh Meunier, shares his adventures across the world and the impact that sports, entrepreneurship, failure, tragedy, and the hard lessons that have lead him to help others win in their own lives. You'll hear from guest speakers about their journey through entrepreneurship, sports, the military, health, science, construction. You'll hear about what habits, strategies, and tactics they use to create freedom and an uncommon lifestyle and harmony within their family, friendships, intimate relationships, health, fitness, habits, and mental toughness. You'll get motivation and practical steps that help create the most elite version of you!


March 18, 2023 63 min

This week on The Uncommon Element we dive deep into Chris Soule’s transition over the past year towards leading himself and others around him in a better way, to a better life.  

Chris and your host, Josh Meunier, talk about navigating tough waters as an entrepreneur who works with his direct family while having a family himself.  

How emotional intelligence and listening to his team has drastically turned his company and r...

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Meet Brandon Spears one of the underground marketing gurus who is helping change the game for some of the biggest brands you can think of.  

Brandon comes from humble beginnings working as a RotoRooter salesman in his early days to now running a multimillion dollar ad agency that significantly improves brand equity and community for brands like Nike and other big names across the globe.  

You’ll learn how to use tactical ma...

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On today's episode of The Uncommon Element Podcast our special guest is Barbara Schreihans.

Barbara talks us through how her humble beginnings and taking on debt to educate herself helped drive her to a life that blossomed into business ownership and becoming a multi-faceted business woman.

Barbara is the owner of Your Tax Coach, a company that helps people with taxes, bookkeeping, and tax strategy for their lives and ...

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February 25, 2023 82 min

Eric Sanchez comes from humble beginnings down in El Salvador where he was faced with a decision.  Stay in the status quo or find his purpose and be driven to go after his dreams.  

In this episode of The Uncommon Element, your host Josh Meunier and Eric unpack his uncommon path to a beautiful life that has taken him all over the United States and the World.  

It hasn’t come without a price to pay and sacrifices that Eric h...

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In this episode of The Uncommon Element we have a very special guest joining us, Tony Whatley.  

Tony has over 97 years of experience working across five different industries ranging from 27 years in Oil & Gas, to 15 years in business mentorship and coaching.  

In today’s episode, Tony and your host of The Uncommon Element, Josh Meunier dig into Tony’s background and the importance of starting with groups in the Fortune...

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Angie Mason is the CEO of Elevate Addiction Services in California.  The only known drug and addiction treatment center that has a CrossFit gym.  Her humble beginnings sent her down a path of addiction at the young age of 11 years old.  Before 18 she was facing 10 years in prison. 

Because of a compassionate Judge who was going through treatment himself, Angie was allowed three years of probation and immediate treatment where s...

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Melisa Keenan is an expert in masculine and feminine polarity and connecting the dots between Venus and Mars to create better relationships in family, marriage, and business. 

Her USA Today's best selling book "The Younger Self Letters" is a collection of leaders, visionaries, CEO's, and entrepreneurs letters to their younger selves about the lessons to fast track your life and relationships to success. 

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Many people suffer from a scarcity mindset behind money.  In today's episode of The Uncommon Element, Josh Meunier will cover what questions you ask of your finance team to provide for you to get a clear picture of the three most important financial statements; the Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and Income State.  

Josh talks about his experience in running his own business and using financial intelligence helps t...

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We all make mistakes in life. Owning those mistakes are critical to our growth because there is no perfect person. We are trained to look at the gaps in our lives and that normally comes through our subconscious. It's been ingrained in us since early on in our lives. We're meant to make mistakes but we're also meant to learn from those mistakes and keep moving forward. The idea that always helps is understanding how ...

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In this episode of The Uncommon Element your host, Josh Meunier, walks you through how to become more productive by changing your environment and getting into your flow state.  

It’s important to understand that we’re all fighting against our own brain when it comes to productivity and achieving our flow state.  

But focus is like a muscle.  One that can be trained.  It takes practice like any athletic ability, becoming an ...

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December 28, 2022 69 min

On today’s episode of the Uncommon Element you will meet our special guest, Steve Gamlin.  

Steve is a visualization master teaching people all over the world to overcome fear, keep moving in life no matter what the obstacle, and overcoming imposter syndrome.  

Steve is a comedian, speaker, author, coach, and much more.  

Steve3 walks us through his journey of becoming a keynote speaker and how his road didn’t start off...

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December 21, 2022 35 min

Accurate thinking is a combination of knowing who you are and what you want.  What you want will evolve over time but it's important to enlist accurate thinking to ensure that you are setting yourself up for success in every element of your life.  Most people drift through life with no idea what they want.  They are trapped by the opinions of others rather than focusing on their own methods of control; one's own self. 

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What do you do when you have zero options?  The answer is you will use every tool you have available to you which sets you on a path to faith and belief in yourself. 


In this episode your Host of the Uncommon Element, Josh Meunier, takes you through his experience of losing his wallet, having no money, on the opposite side of the world next to one of the most dangerous places on the planet. 


Enjoy as Josh walks you through his expe...

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December 8, 2022 19 min

Have you ever had up and down cycles in your relationships that have eventually lead to grief?  

I don't know about you but I've had a lot of grief in my life.  

It's something not proud of.  I'm still learning how to move through situations that cause grief in my life.  It's really difficult.  

I've looked into what Grief is and what it really means and how we experience it from a clinical...

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November 30, 2022 37 min

Are you for R.E.A.L.S?  In today’s episode your host Josh Meunier breaks down core values and the importance they have served in his life.  

Many people talk about core values as a posterboard to put in your office or to slap on a company but they are much more than that.  When identified and used correctly they become your foundation for every decision you make in your life, family, friendships, and the most important relation...

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Burton Hughes talks about how he’s overcome insurmountable odds to become a well respected businessman, model, and best-selling author by embracing our dark side to become a lighthouse for others.

Burton has built an uncommon life by aligning six areas; mindset, family, faith, fitness, finances, and network.

Your host Josh Meunier and Burton discuss moving from a junkyard dog mentality to becoming a leader in th...

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Listen to what @aphowrigan has to say on what it takes to be uncommon and how avoiding comparing yourself to others can help you to become the best version of yourself.

In todays episode your host Josh Meunier discusses growing an elite mindset with Drew Howrigan. 

Drew is a certified financial planner who has excelled his business and his life. He has been on a personal growth journey that has transformed everything for hi...

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November 9, 2022 53 min

This episode is all about taking your power back.  Doug and I discuss the journey he’s been on that has lead him to an uncommon place in his life.  You won’t want to miss this one.  Doug has been a key sales leader and an expert at his craft.  It hasn’t been an easy road for him to get there.  

We go deeper in this episode together on how to own your mistakes and get better from them.  The idea that no one is perfect yet we hav...

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Getting clear on your why is incredibly important. Our guest this week, Adam McChesney, breaks down his journey of getting clear on his why that has elevated his life to great heights in a short time frame.

Adam McChesney is a serial entrepreneur based in St. Louis, MO. Originally a medical device sales rep, he transitioned into entrepreneurship full-time in the midst of the pandemic in July 2020.

Leaving a comfortable and ...

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On this episode of The Uncommon Element I have the pleasure of presenting Scott Simons, General Manager and Managing Partner of Valley Crysler, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Nissan, RAM, Subaru, & VW.  

Scott has won many awards in the Automotive industry for his success with his dealerships but I've had the pleasure to watch Scott in person talk about his leadership and how he's been able to achieve uncommon results in his...

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