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TT37: The Reply Guy Culture

This is a good one ladies and gentlemen. In this episode, we tackle the problem with the “Reply Guy”: Those who spend their free time biting at the ankles of the accomplished, believing they are serving a larger purpose. We have all been through… Continue Reading “TT37: The Reply Guy Culture”

TT36: Prepared to March

Is our Modern military prepared for our next major conflict? Are our civilian leadership focusing on the appropriate things to demand of the military leadership serving this nation? Are Flag Officers appropriately responding to the requests of our legislative and executive branch. Lethality can… Continue Reading “TT36: Prepared to March”

TT35: Rise of the Machines

Do we actually know what Artificial Intelligence is or are we just repeating things that we have heard other people say about it. Today’s episode touches on concepts introduced by Authors Daniel Schmidt and Henry Kissinger in their recent book, “The Age of A.I.”… Continue Reading “TT35: Rise of the Machines”

From the Vault: TT7 Forging a Fitness Philosophy

In today’s episode, Isaac and I discuss the fact that Americans have gained on average 29 pounds through the pandemic. We discuss the causes of this issue and our own weight gain during different times in our life. We spend a lot of time… Continue Reading “From the Vault: TT7 Forging a Fitness Philosophy”

From the Vault: TT2 The Charge of Fatherhood.

At the beginning of this episode I share potentially one of the most important secrets our Government has kept quiet since the development of Radar. After that I share with you why Isaac and I chose to pull this episode from the Vault for… Continue Reading “From the Vault: TT2 The Charge of Fatherhood.”

TT: Holiday Special

Mariah Carey on repeat, eggnog fueled shopping sprees… It is time to get into the Christmas spirit. Whether you are are making the pilgrimage across the country to visit your clan, or staying by the warmth of your fireplace with a warm cup of… Continue Reading “TT: Holiday Special”

TT34: Rites of Passage

Ten years in brutal warrior training followed by a deadly test… Or a leap of faith off a manmade structure, face-first into the earth… Or your hand in a bullet ant glove where any sound you make will mean failure… Today John and I… Continue Reading “TT34: Rites of Passage”

TT33: Know Your Worth

Many people sacrifice happiness in jobs and relationships, often subconsciously believing that they can’t do better. How do we assess our own value? And how do we align our decisions with our value? John and I tackle this and more as we dive into the… Continue Reading “TT33: Know Your Worth”

TT 32: Self-Defense, Fair Trial, and The Kyle Rittenhouse Controversey

Against the backdrop of racial tensions and social unrest, the Kyle Rittehouse saga has been one of the most contentious topics of the last year. As a country, it seems we are watching two different movies on the same screen. On this episode, John… Continue Reading “TT 32: Self-Defense, Fair Trial, and The Kyle Rittenhouse Controversey”

TT 31: Perverse Incentives and Unintended Consequences

On today’s episode of the podcast we discuss how incentives created by institutions, organizations, major companies, etc. drive behavior. We dive into the Folly of Rewarding A, While Hoping for B and how many organizations with the right intentions end up creating incentives for… Continue Reading “TT 31: Perverse Incentives and Unintended Consequences”