by Gene Crawford | May 21, 2023 | Podcast
In this solo episode, I share my experiences and lessons learned from over 20 years of running various businesses. I talk about the challenges I’ve faced, including a costly legal battle, which taught me the importance of paying attention to contracts and liability. I also discuss the essential qualities of a great leader, effective communication strategies, and the importance of taking time to detach and process decisions. I talk about importance of respect in building relationships and trust. Join me in this episode for valuable insights and inspiration to improve your leadership skills.
by Gene Crawford | May 7, 2023 | Podcast
What does it take to overcome personal struggles and find success in the world of boxing and martial arts? Former boxer and current gym owner Keith Keppner shares his story of triumph over Lyme disease and the importance of cultivating a positive culture in combat sports.
by Gene Crawford | Apr 30, 2023 | Podcast
In this episode, I dive into the concept of “Chop Wood, Carry Water,” a Zen Buddhist principle that emphasizes the importance of focusing on the present moment and the task at hand. Let’s go through mindfulness and gratitude and how it can help us stay grounded and find meaning in our everyday tasks, ultimately leading to personal growth and inner peace. I’ll also explore strategies for staying focused, prioritizing tasks, and embracing a growth mindset. Join me as we uncover the secrets to becoming the best version of ourselves through mindful living and self-reflection. Don’t miss this episode packed with insights and practical tips to enhance your daily life!
by Gene Crawford | Jan 27, 2023 | Podcast
Everyone loves a great story and Kelvin is no exception. While working as a public school art teacher he was “discovered” as a menswear model. The thing is though he had been grinding nightly building his blog and online presence as a body positivity menswear influencer – he was just ready to go when he got the call up to the big leagues.
by Gene Crawford | Dec 26, 2022 | Podcast
In this episode, Aaron and Gene talk about the benefits of delegation and having a strong team, as well as the concept of “flow state” and how it can improve productivity and well-being. They also discuss the importance of setting goals and using visualization to achieve them, and the role of self-care in maintaining a healthy mindset. They also emphasize the value of learning from failures and using them as opportunities for growth.