Post about health and fitness

September 28, 2018
Tom Rath Book Review

AGL 067: Lessons Learned from Tom Rath’s Books

Last week I was honored to have Tom Rath on the show to talk about some of his books and how they impact leaders. Today I want talk about some of the take aways that I had from Tom’s books and how they have impacted my life. Eat Move Sleep Walking Meetings 10,000 steps Standing no sugar in coffee cut out fruit juices cut down on bread SLEEP!!!! Are You Fully Charged? Work in bursts Pomadora Technique Search for meaning, not happiness Strengths Finders 2.0 Focus on your strengths But don’t completely forget your weaknesses How Full is Your Bucket […]
September 4, 2018

AGL 058: Celebrating Our Expertise – Jay Harris from Arana Software

Today on the podcast we’ve go Jay Harris.  I met jay a few years back at a conference.  I’ve heard Jay speak several times and thought he would be a good guest for the show and he did not disappoint.  He came with good topics and the ideas of celebrating our own expertise as a well to improve overall mental health and confidence in our own abilities.  This is a must listen to show for sure. Jay is a code wrangler, software consultant, and owner of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web since 1995, when the Blink tag […]
August 27, 2018
Derek Doepker

AGL 056: Willpower with Derek Doepker

Derek Doepker is a 7 time bestselling author and consultant on leadership, personal development, and entrepreneurship. His team at Influencing Millions helps companies improve their sales, increase employee retention, and improve performance by teaching principles of behavior change, habit development, and influential communication. You can learn more at and Connect with Derek Twitter Website Consulting In this show we talked about: Identity Habit – How you identify yourself plays a big role in behavior Imposter Syndrome – overcome using self-awareness Focus outward and not inward Get a mentor or coach The inner doubter – listen to those doubts and ask “is […]
August 17, 2018
Arthur Doler

AGL 053: Arthur Doler – Technical Engineers and Mental Health

Today on the show we have Arthur Doler. Arthur (or Art, take your pick) has been a software engineer for 14 years and has worked on things as exciting as analysis software for casinos and things as boring as banking websites. He is an advocate for talking openly about mental health and psychology in the technical world, and he spends a lot of time thinking about how we program and why we program, and about the tools, structures, cultures, and mental processes that both help and hinder us from our ultimate goal of writing amazing things. In this episode we […]
April 11, 2018

AGL 031: Put your oxygen mask on first

If you’ve every flown on an airplane then you’ve heard the flight attendant say: In the event of the cabin loose pressure, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you. To start the flow of oxygen, pull the mask towards you. Place it firmly over your nose and mouth, secure the elastic band behind your head, and breathe normally. Although the bag does not inflate, oxygen is flowing to the mask. If you are traveling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, and then assist the other person. That last statement may seem odd […]
January 20, 2015
Surviving a 5K Race

Surviving a 5K Race: Get Running in 6 Weeks

Every wanted to run a 5K?  This book is for you.  FREE today through Jan 24th on Kindle.  Paperback edition is normally $9.99.  Click here to download it!