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Jul 30, 2020

Gerritt discusses being permission-based. When we're young, we're expected to ask permission before we do certain things, depending on how old we are. This is usually done to keep us safe. While the habit of asking for permission is usually to keep us safe when we're young, it can have the opposite effect when...


Jul 28, 2020

Gerritt discusses the story of the 300 Spartans and the importance of taking responsibility. In life, we need to show up each day and be someone who takes responsibility for our actions but what does taking responsibility for our life even look like? Taking responsibility looks like getting enough sleep, eating right,...


Jul 24, 2020

Gerritt discusses Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister of the United Kingdon, and the importance of choosing sides. When we choose a side in life, we create a public symbol that shows others where we stand. This is important because publicly choosing a side has a tendency to naturally reveal those who stand with...


Jul 21, 2020

Gerritt discusses his recent trip to Mexico with his wife and the three lessons he learned while on a snuba diving expedition. First, we control our environment; second, don't move too fast; and third, point of view is important. With the global health pandemic still going on, it can be easy to feel like we don't...


Jul 14, 2020

In this episode, Gerritt discusses the pitfalls of self-fulfilling prophecies. In life, sometimes we're subject to a jarring experience which alters our worldview, for better or worse. In the worse case, it's not uncommon for the experience to consume us such that we build walls up around ourselves and what we...