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Join former NFL Pro Bowler Eric Wood as he transitions into the next part of his life. Sports, business, music; you can expect it all as Eric is joined by a compelling guest each episode.

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    Ep 150 - Trust Yourself with Micah Hyde

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 39:59

    Micah Hyde is a 2x All-Pro Safety and Captain on the Buffalo Bills. Micah played college football at Iowa and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Micah signed with the Bills since 2017 and spent some time playing with E-Wood as well. Today on the show, the guys talk about their time playing together, also a look ahead to the 2022 season and the mega deal that Tom Brady received from Fox Sports. Other topics include: (1:35-4:30) - Offseason report, football career journey to Bills (4:30-10:00) - Advice to rookies/younger self (10:00-16:40) - Response since KC loss, expectations are high (16:40-20:30) - Primetime games, how kids have changed Micah's professional life (20:30-25:45) - Upcoming charity softball game (25:45-39:30) - Reoccurring questions, Tom Brady's TV deal And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 149 - Living In The Present with Jason Goldsmith

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 34:44

    Jason Goldsmith is a globally recognized Performance Coach and the co-author of "Take Charge of You" with NYT best selling author David Novak. Jason emphasizes on the mental aspects of optimal performance in high pressure environments. After initially focusing exclusively in golf, Jason's practice has expanded to include MLB, NFL, NBA, USTA, and athletes and coaches from the U.S. and Great Britain Olympic teams. In addition to his coaching contributions in Division I and II collegiate sports programs, including several National Championships, Jason's practice includes athletes of all levels including world-ranked juniors, amateurs, Fortune 500 executives, and professionals. In golf, he has coached 6 Major champions, multiple top 10 and World #1 golfers, including the 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist and 2018 FedEx Cup Champion, Justin Rose. Today on the show, Eric and Jason discuss the importance of living in the present and how to reach a neutral state of thinking. Other topics include: (2:20-4:20) - Growing up in Northern California, playing tennis (4:20-7:50) - Career journey, joining the Air Force at 17 (7:50-11:05) - Becoming self aware (11:05-15:10) - Reaching a neutral sate of mind (15:10-20:00) - Goal setting, golf mindset training (20:00-23:50) - Take Charge of You with David Novak (23:50-28:15) - Jason's golf game, favorite course And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier

    Ep 148 - Handicapping The Kentucky Derby with Kevin McFarland

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 51:30

    Kevin McFarland is a financial advisor by trade but has become one of the top horse racing handicappers in the country. In the past, Kevin has won the Breeders Cup and the Kentucky Derby betting challenges. Success doesn't come easy, you will learn how much preparation goes into betting on horse racing. Today on the show, Eric and Kevin also get into betting advice for the 2022 Kentucky Derby and how to out-work your competition. Topics include: (3:10-6:15) - How Kevin fell in love with Horse Racing (6:15-15:15) - Tournament handicapping (15:15-21:45) - Learning from your mistakes (21:45-29:45) - Confidence through preparation (29:45-35:40) - Betting strategies - differences between sports gambling and horse racing (35:40-43:30) - 2022 Kentucky Derby betting advice/look ahead to Derby field And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information on our sponsors today: https://www.fanduel.com/ https://www.tvg.com/ Promo code: Eric Wood

    Ep 147 - Kentucky Derby Picks with Kent Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 13:02

    Kent Taylor is the Sports Director at WAVE-TV in Louisville, Kentucky. He was named "Kentucky TV Sportscaster of the Year" by the Associated Press in 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2015. Taylor also won for Best Sports Play-by-Play in 2015 and 2016. Today on the show, Eric and Kent are talking Derby and how to bet the race. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information on our sponsors today: https://www.fanduel.com/ https://www.tvg.com/ Promo code: Eric Wood

    Ep 146 - Run For The Roses with Kenny McPeek

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 24:45

    Kenny McPeek is one of the most well known horse trainers in the world. Kenny currently owns and operates Magdalena Farm in Lexington, Kentucky and has entered two horses in the upcoming 2022 Kentucky Derby - Smile Happy and Tiz The Bomb. The last two years, the Kentucky Derby winning horse trainer has been a guest on 'What's Next with Eric Wood' the week of the race (Bob Bafffert and Brad Cox.) Today on the show, Eric and Kenny discuss his chances of winning the derby and how he got to where he is today. Other topics include: (3:00-7:30) - How Kenny started in racking. Growing up in Lexington, KY (7:30-10:50) - What separates good horse trainers? What you do differently from Derby to Derby (10:50-15:20) - "One race doesn't define you. Control what you can control." (15:20-18:00) - Normal day at work for a horse trainer (18:00-21:00) - Betting on the Derby. Horse Races Now App And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information on our sponsors today: https://www.fanduel.com/ https://www.tvg.com/ Promo code: Eric Wood

    Ep 145 - Leave A Legacy with Desmond Ridder

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 35:40

    Desmond Ridder is one of the many players who will hear their name called in the 2022 NFL Draft this week. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Desmond excelled as a QB at Cincinnati, earning AAC Offensive Player of the Year twice and leading the Bearcats to a CFB Playoff birth his senior season. Over the last 4 years, Desmond has the most wins and TD's of any QB in CFB. Today on the show, Eric and Desmond discuss being a projected 1st round pick, some of his favorite stories from his days as a Bearcat and much more. Topics include: (2:45-6:45) - From 2 star to 1st round pick. What makes Luke Fickell special? (6:45-9:40) - Making the CFB playoff. New transfer rules and their impact (9:40-13:45) - Leave a legacy. Why Desmond came back for his senior season (13:45-18:00) - Draft process, combine (18:00-22:00) - Draft day plans, transition from college to the NFL (22:00-26:00) - NFL QB's Desmond studies, the IT factor (26:00-30:45) - NIL's impact in the locker room And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier

    Ep 144 - 2022 NFL Draft Preview with Chris Trapasso

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 37:57

    Chris Trapasso is an NFL Draft analyst for CBS Sports and the founder of the Scouting Gradebook - the internet's first customizable player grading system. Chris has more than 10 years of sports writing and coverage experience, and with the NFL Draft set for this week, now is the perfect time to bring Chris on. Today on the show, Chris and Eric get into some of the best prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft. Other topics include: (205-5:35) - How he started covering the NFL Draft (5:35-9:00) - Sammy Watkins and Josh Allen first impressions (9:00-13:05) - Process of grading players, hardest position to grade (13:05-18:00) - Does NFL need developmental league? Strength/weakness of the 22 NFL Draft (18:00-23:20) - QB Class in 22 Draft. Do scouting combine drills translate to success in NFL? (23:20-28:20) - Eric's combine stats. The importance of length (28:20-33:45) - Buffalo Bills plan for 2022 Draft And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 143 - Invest In Yourself with Ben Newman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 41:50

    Ben Newman is back for round 2! The highly regarded Performance Coach, International Speaker and Best-Selling Author joins Eric in Louisville for a personal coaching lesson. You can learn more about Ben, the Mental Conditioning Coach for the 18-time National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team, here: https://bennewman.net/ Topics today include: (2:00-5:25) - Ben's business boot camp (5:25-9:20) - Invest in yourself (9:20-13:00) - "Don't be seduced by success" (13:00-20:40) - Celebrating success vs recommitting to the work (20:40-24:50) - Importance of self talk, working out consistently (24:50-30:10) - Your actions tell your story (30:10-35:20) - How Ben's balances family and coaching life (35:20-40:00) - Dream vacation, favorite date night And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order

    Ep 142 - Adding Value with Brad Lomenick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 54:49

    Brad Lomenick is a leadership consultant, speaker, founder of BLINC, and author of The Catalyst Leader and H3 Leadership. Over the last 15 years, he has built a reputation as a key connector and convener of leaders. Eric was recently a guest on Brad's podcast: H3 Leadership Today on the show, Eric and Brad discuss lessons in leadership, the importance of finding your calling in life and how to connect with others. Topics include: (2:25-7:45) - Growing up in Oklahoma, Dad is a HS FB coach, loving the game of golf (7:45-15:05) - Lessons learned from John Maxwell: Always be curious (15:05-19:30) - Humble yourself to elevate others (19:30-26:30) - How to add value. Advice for making connections (26:30-31:35) - The paradox of freedom for young leaders (31:35-38:15) - Advice for your What's Next in life (38:15-42:10) - Preventing a mid-life crisis (42:10-45:30) - The importance of feedback And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 141 - Finding Joy with Kyle Idleman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 56:48

    Kyle Idleman is a bestselling author and the Head Pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. This is Kyle's second appearance on the podcast as Eric and Kyle have become good friends. Kyle's new book "One at a Time" is now available as Kyle uniquely reveals the way Jesus valued people and shows us the Jesus way of changing the world--by loving people one at a time. Today on the show, the guys discuss ways of finding true joy and happiness and other ways to become fulfilled in life. Topics include: (2:50-5:20) - Inspiration for new book (5:20-10:30) - The impact of giving to others (10:30-15:40) - Reverse engineering your mindset (15:40-21:05) - The power of God's word & being generous with your words (21:05-28:50) - Finding joy. One party at a time (28:50-33:55) - Advice on writing a book (33:55-44:00) - Humility & Confidence. Coaches in Kyle's life (44:00-53:00) - Habit stacking & the weekly Sabbath And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order

    Ep 140 - Generational Wealth with Mitch Morse

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 37:35

    Mitch Morse is the starting Center for the Buffalo Bills. Mitch was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2015 NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs and in 2019, Buffalo signed the free agent and made him the highest paid center in the league. Mitch started all 17 games during the 2021 NFL season and back in college, he earned back-to-back SEC East Championships while he played college football at Missouri. Today on the show, Eric and Mitch discuss the rigors of playing Center in the NFL. Also insight into Josh Allen and the 2021-22 Buffalo Bills. Topics include: (2:02-4:00) - Offseason update (4:00-7:30) - Growing up in Austin, Texas. What age will Mitch let his son play football? (7:30-11:40) - Keeping on weight, stress that impacted Mitch early in his career (11:40-14:00) - Advice to rookie self (14:00-19:30) - Perception of Buffalo before he joined the team. How his perception has changed (19:30-22:40) - What makes Josh Allen special? (22:40-27:40) - Center talk: role models, hardest DT type to go against (27:40-31:00) - Impact his brother Robbie has on him everyday And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 139 - The Courage to Compete with Jordan Burroughs

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 45:55

    Jordan Burroughs is considered one of the greatest American freestyle wrestlers of all-time. The 2012 Olympic Gold medalist and 5x World Champion is only 33 years old and has dominated the sport for over a decade. Today on the show, Jordan talks about his career journey and the importance of being a good father and husband. Topics include: (3:45-8:00) - Cutting weight, your body's relationship with sugar (8:00-11:45) - Growing up in New Jersey, how Jordan fell in love with wrestling (11:45-18:30) - When Jordan realized he was elite, what separates Jordan from the competition (18:30-24:00) - The power of the participation trophy (24:00-28:45) - "Fear subsides what regret doesn't" (28:45-33:45) - What celebrating a win looks like, striving to have humility and confidence (33:45-40:15) - Thoughts on the WWE and MMA. Balancing work with family life And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 138 - Block Out The Noise with Luke Hancock

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 48:26

    Luke Hancock, the 2013 Final Four Most Outstanding Player and NCAA Champion with the Louisville Cardinals, joins the show today. Luke is a college basketball analyst with the ACC Network, a financial advisor in Louisville, KY and a close friend. He scored 20 points in the national semifinal against Wichita State and 22 points in the national final against Michigan. He was the first reserve in NCAA Tournament history to be named the MOP. Hancock played professional basketball for the Memphis Grizzles and in Athens, Greece, before becoming a financial advisor with Clearpath Financial Eric and Luke team up today for some Bracket talk before the NCAA Tournament. Other topics include: (2:15-6:20) - Roanoke, Virginia, playing soccer and basketball (6:20-11:15) - Luke's basketball journey, why he transferred to Louisville (11:15-17:00) - What separates Rick Pitino from other coaches, Block out the noise (17:00-20:00) - Handling adversity during the NCAA Tournament (20:00-24:20) - 2013 National Championship with Louisville, thoughts on the NCAA (24:20-28:00) - Financial advice (28:00-35:45) - NCAA Tournament picks, upsets and National championship prediction (35:45-39:20) - Coach K's impact on CBB And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier

    Ep 137 - The Gift of Hard Work with Derwin Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 52:48

    Derwin Gray played 6 seasons in the NFL as a DB for the Colts and Panthers. After his playing days, Derwin became the co-founder and pastor of Transformation Church, a multiethnic, multigenerational, mission-shaped community just south of Charlotte, North Carolina. He has written several books, most recently the best-seller - The Good Life: What Jesus Teaches about Finding True Happiness. Today on the show, Eric and Derwin discuss his transition from the NFL into the church and the power of Jesus Christ. Other topics include: (3:00-5:30) - Growing up in Texas, playing multiple sports as a kid (5:30-9:50) - The Gift of Hard Work (9:50-13:00) - Adapting with the world & finding your self worth (13:00-17:05) - Advice to your younger self in the NFL (17:05-27:40) - Why Derwin got into ministry. The marriage of NFL & faith (27:40-30:00) - Leap into the light (30:00-39:30) - Color blessed not color blind (39:30-46:00) - Derwin's book: How to Heal Our Racial Divide And much more. Follow Derwin on social media @DerwinLGray Learn more about Derwin and his work: https://www.derwinlgray.com/ Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 136 - Network vs Net Worth with David Mulugheta

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 31:49

    David Mulugheta is an American football agent at Athletes First in Laguna Hills, California. He currently represents 42 NFL players and has cemented himself as the world's No.1 NFL agent. A former intern, Mulugheta rose through the ranks of Athletes First to become the agency's President of Team Sports, while negotiating some of football's biggest free-agent deals. Included among them are Deshaun Watson's four-year, $156 million deal with the Houston Texans and Jalen Ramsey's five-year, $100 million deal with the LA Rams. Today on the show, Eric and David discuss the his rise to fame and the hard work it took to get there. Topics include: (2:20-6:00) - Growing up in Dallas, Texas, David's career path to becoming an agent (6:00-9:45) - Network vs Net worth (9:45-14:10) - Process of recruiting an athlete to be their agent (14:10-20:20) - Advice to rookies in the NFL (20:20-25:00) - Advice to players at the NFL combine And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 135 - Let The World Teach You with Justin Delaney

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 42:31

    Justin Delaney is an entrepreneur, a travel expert and the co-founder and CEO of Party Horses. Party Horses LLC, a new Louisville company, includes a collection of 10,000 non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that have tangible, real-world benefits, such as access to rare bottles of bourbon and exclusive events. It's all part of a larger vision that aims to put Louisville on the map in the Wild West of web3 — a decentralized ecosystem powered by blockchain technology that is projected by its proponents to be the next evolution of the internet — and shift the conversation around NFTs from novelty to utility. On the show today, Eric and Justin dive deep into the world of Web3, Cryptocurrency and NFT's. Other topics include: (2:10-3:30) - Growing up in California & Texas, playing multiple sports (3:30-8:00) - Travel stories - Justin has visited 120 countries (8:00-14:10) - Justin's career journey, businesses he's built/sold (14:10-18:05) - Justin's pivot, advice to college kids (18:05-19:20) - Characteristics of highly successful people (19:20-24:05) - Web3, Cryptocurrency and NFT's (24:05-26:10) - How to get involved, where to begin (26:10-33:15) - Party Horses origin, NFT's future And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier

    Ep 134 - Hate to Lose with Brandon Beane

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 35:07

    We welcome back Brandon Beane to the podcast today. Brandon has served as the GM of the Buffalo Bills since 2017 and joined Eric for episode 24 of the pod back in March of 2020. Since then, Josh Allen has blossomed into one of the best young players in the NFL and the Bills have won 3 home playoff games. With the offseason now underway, Brandon and Eric sit down to discuss: (2:10-6:00) - What drives Brandon, Super Bowl 56 observations (6:00-8:20) - Lessons learned from COVID pauses (8:20-12:20) - Initial thoughts on Josh Allen (12:20-26:00) - Current state of the Buffalo Bills (26:00-33:45) - Questions from the listeners And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Sauna Space - https://sauna.space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order

    Ep 133 - Playoff Push #5

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 17:07

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life. In this episode, Eric gives a Super Bowl preview for the Bengals-Rams game. Also, he discusses how to fail forward in life and how defeat can make you stronger. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 132 - Shoot Your Shot with Andrew Whitworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 35:49

    Andrew Whitworth is a 16 year NFL veteran, a 4x Pro Bowler and will compete in Super Bowl 56 in Los Angeles this weekend. He is the starting Left Tackle for the LA Rams, but will play against the team he played on for 11 seasons, the Cincinnati Bengals. "Whit" is one of the best players in the game today and after Tom Brady's retirement, he is now the oldest active player in the NFL. Today on the show, Eric and Andrew discuss the upcoming Super Bowl and lessons on leadership and confidence. Topics include: (2:20-5:00) - Growing up in North Louisiana, advice to rookies in the NFL (5:00-11:35) - NFL role models, "Shoot your shot" (11:35-18:00) - What makes Sean McVay a special coach (18:00-21:40) - Having vs Getting to do something (21:40-27:10) - Super Bowl matchup, Joe Burrow vs Matthew Stafford And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 131 - Playoff Push #4

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 22:59

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life. In this episode, Eric recaps the AFC and NFC Championships, reveals his favorite stories from attending the Pro Bowl in 2015 and the importance of celebrating success in your life. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 130 - Fire & Grit with Lee Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 47:31

    Lee Smith is an 11 year NFL veteran and a former teammate of Eric's in Buffalo. Smith, who played for the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons, is retiring from the league and is now set to be a youth mentor at the Triple F Elite Sports Training performance center that he's opening in Knoxville, Tennessee. Today on the show, Eric and Lee dive into the importance of finding mentors in your life, truly enjoying the moment and much more. Topics include: (4:05-9:20) - Growing up in Knoxville, TN, pressure to succeed because of Dad's NFL past (9:20-13:45) - Advice to rookies entering the NFL (13:45-17:05) - Lee's decision to retire (17:05-21:45) - How to be a true professional, advice from Charles Woodson and other former teammates (21:45-26:00) - Triple F Elite Sports Training performance center (26:00-30:05) - Never embarrass your family (30:05-42:30) - Reoccurring questions Stick around after the podcast for 3 bonus stories from Eric and Lee's playing days. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier

    Ep 129 - Playoff Push #3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 19:02

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life. Most recently, the Bills lost to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round 42-36. In this episode, Eric recaps the game and looks ahead to Championship Sunday. Also, Eric discusses how NFL teams make in-game adjustments and how you can make adjustments in your life. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 128 - Take A Chance with Kyle Brandt

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 46:35

    Kyle Brandt is an television host, media personality, and actor. He is one of the co-hosts of Good Morning Football on NFL Network. Previously, he served as executive producer of The Jim Rome Show from 2009 until 2016 and played college football at Princeton University. Today on the show, Eric and Kyle discuss the backstory of Good Morning Football, as well as Kyle's love for the Buffalo Bills. Other topics include: (2:15-6:05) - Growing up in Chicago, how he ended up at Princeton (6:05-10:25) - Career journey, balancing acting and football, working on a soap opera (10:25-14:00) - Learning from Jim Rome (14:00-18:20) - How Good Morning Football started, positivity always win (18:20-20:05) - Morning routine (20:05-25:45) - Kyle's love of the Buffalo Bills (25:45-32:13) - NFL OT rules, daily schedule And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 127 - Playoff Push #2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 22:37

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life. The Bills defeated the Patriots 47-17 and now face Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional round. In this podcast, Eric previews the game and discuss the impact of crowd noise on the football field and in your life. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 126 - Becoming the Best Version of Yourself with Jordan Poyer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 25:49

    Jordan Poyer is a 1st team All-Pro safety for the Buffalo Bills. He joined the Bills in 2017 via free agency after playing for the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles. Today, Jordan leads the #1 defense in football and was named a team captain by his peers. But it wasn't always an easy journey - Jordan shares with us his story of redemption and how he quit drinking to better his life. Topics on the pod include: (2:00-5:00) - Growing up in Astoria, Oregon. Choosing football over baseball (5:00-8:30) - Jordan's battle with alcohol addiction. What inspired him to make a change (8:30-14:00) - Quitters Day. Becoming the best version of yourself (14:00-18:15) - Being named 1st team All-Pro. Relationship with Micah Hyde (18:15-22:00) - Advice to rookies in the NFL And much more. Learn more about Jordan and his journey here: https://linktr.ee/jpoyer Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 125 - Playoff Push #1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 14:28

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life. The Bills & Patriots will meet for the 3rd time in 40 days this weekend, Eric relives some of his favorite memories playing the Pats. Also, the 6 steps to getting a 1st down and finding gratitude with simple habits. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 124 - Change The Story with Harrison Phillips

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 45:43

    Harrison Phillips is in his 4th season with the Buffalo Bills after being selected in the 3rd round of the 2018 NFL Draft. A former high school state champion wrestler, Phillips is the now the starting nose guard for the Bills and is making an impact every single day. Harrison was named the Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year award winner in both 2020 and 2021. His foundation, The Playmakers Organization, has helped foster self-esteem in the young lives of children with intellectual disabilities. You can learn more about his nonprofit work here: https://www.theplaymakers.org/ Today on the show, the guys teach you how to eat like a lineman and how the Bills are getting ready for the playoffs. Other topics include: (2:45-5:55) - Growing up in Omaha, Nebraska. How he ended up at Stanford for college (5:55-9:50) - How the NFL season is going personally for Harrison, being an effort guy (9:50-11:45) - Perception of the Bills back in 2018 compared to now (11:45-14:00) - What separates the Bills' culture from the rest of the NFL (14:00-17:35) - Hardest part about transition info NFL (17:35-20:45) - Pressure to be the next Kyle Williams (20:45-27:00) - How to eat like a lineman (27:00-32:20) - What it means to be the Bills' Man of the Year award winner (32:30-34:30) - Going to the super bowl with his foundation And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 123 - From What Drives Me to Get Better Each Day to Favorite Disney Ride

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 12:48

    Ask EWood Anything! Check out Eric on Twitter and Instagram @EWood70 to get your questions answered. On this solo pod, Eric gets into: - Where does Eric draw motivation from? Getting 1% better each day - What does discipleship look like in Eric's life? - Favorite restaurants in western New York - Important physical traits for being a NFL center - NFL officiating - Eric's favorite ride at Disney And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    Ep 122 - Live Your Best Life, NOW with Todd Durkin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 54:07

    Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS, is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, body worker, motivational speaker, and author who motivates, educates, and inspires people worldwide. He is the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, a world-class facility that provides personal training, strength and conditioning, therapeutic massage and bodywork, Pilates, yoga, nutrition, chiropractic and physical therapy programs. Todd works with a high-profile clientele of elite professional athletes. This includes NFL MVPs, Super Bowl Champions and MVPs, Heisman Trophy Winner, Olympic and X-Game Gold Medalists, and many other champion athletes. He is a 2 Time Personal Trainer of the Year (IDEA & ACE) and has received numerous industry accolades. He is also the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, and a member of the Under Armour Training Team. Greatist has named Todd one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness for the past four years. Today on the show, Todd and Eric get into some of the best ways to maximize your life. Topics include: (2:10-5:15) - Growing up in New Jersey, lessons learned from a coach (5:15-7:25) - Transition out of college, playing football professionally in Germany & France (7:25-11:00) - Playing football with Sean McDermott in college (11:00-18:10) - Opening a gym, working with the San Diego Chargers and LT (18:10-24:30) - Whatever it takes mindset, Drew Brees is an all time great preparer (24:30-29:20) - God Sized Dreams (29:20-34:45) - You have nothing if you don't have your health (34:45-47:00) - How Todd's approach to training athletes has changed, habits and routine shape your success. And much more. Rate review and subscribe to the show today! Link to Todd's website: https://todddurkin.com/ For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 121 - Separation Season #5 - Setting Goals

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 16:55

    Separation season is upon us and it's time now to set yourself up to make your What's Next in life your best yet. On this episode, Eric discusses the importance of setting goals, the different types of goals and why people fail. Here are a few quotes to demonstrate that: "If you're bored with life – you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don't have enough goals." –Lou Holtz "The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." –Bill Copeland "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." –C.S. Lewis "Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit." –Bear Bryant "The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." –Bill Copeland

    Ep 120 - The Power of Collaboration with Craig Siegel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 35:54

    Craig Siegel is a keynote speaker, entrepreneur, mindset coach and breakthrough manufacture. He started the CLS Experience and has transformed the lives of countless people through his work. When the pandemic hit, Craig felt guided and left his lucrative and stable job on Wall Street and went all in with his passion and purpose to help people revamp their mindset and fulfil their potential. Today on the show, Eric and Craig dive into the power of collaboration and more. Topics include: (2:15-7:00) - Growing up in New York, a healthy obsession with marathon running (7:00-11:05) - Craig's pivot from Wall Street, elevate & inspire (11:05-17:10) - What separates Craig Siegel? What is holding people back in life? (17:10-22:00) - The importance of goal setting, obtaining purpose & enthusiasm (22:00-25:10) - The power of collaboration (25:10-29:00) - Morning routine and diet And much more. Follow Craig on Instagram @craigsiegel_cls Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 119 - Iron Sharpens Iron with Ashley Wooldridge

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 52:03

    Ashley Wooldridge is the Senior Pastor of Christ's Church of the Valley, the 4th largest church in the country, located in Phoenix, Arizona. Eric listens to Ashley's sermons on a weekly basis and has seen a tremendous impact on his approach to life. Leadership, mentoring and feedback are just a few of the life lessons Ashley touches on on the show today. Other topics include: (3:00-6:50) - Growing up in southern Arizona, how the business world prepared him to become a Pastor (6:50-11:15) - Communication skills, experience vs evaluated experience (11:15-22:00) - The importance of taking a sabbath (22:00-31:45) - Mentorship and the impact it can have on your life (31:45-35:00) - Self awareness is a myth (35:00-40:00) - How Ashley pivoted as a pastor during COVID times (40:00-46:00) - Advice for a healthy marriage, morning routine And much more. If you'd like to learn more about Ashley, visit his website here: https://ccv.church/ For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 118 - Separation Season #4 - Create a Mindset for Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 12:20

    Separation season is upon us and it's time now to set yourself up to make your What's Next in life your best yet. On this episode, Eric discusses the mindset for success and the power of controlling what you fill your mind with. Here are a few quotes to demonstrate that: Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny. ⁃Lao Tzu Henry Ford said, “Whether you believe you can or you can't, you are probably right!” Proverbs 23:7 - As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is. Buddha said that “All that we are is the result of what we have thought."

    Ep 117 - Redemption and Forgiveness with Keith Morse

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 49:28

    Keith Morse was convicted of 1st degree murder in 1994. He was sent to the Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) where he was to serve a life sentence without parole. Over 3 years ago, Eric met Keith on a NFL Prison Mission Trip to Angola and was surprised by Keith's positivity and upbeat attitude. Eric was even more surprised when he saw Keith on the football field before the Texans-Bills game this year. Keith was a free man, with a powerful story to tell about redemption and forgiveness. On the show today, Eric and Keith discuss living with the consequences of your actions, Keith's transformation in prison and much more. Topics include: (2:30-6:00) - Born and raised in Louisiana, being arrested and charged with 1st degree murder (6:00-12:10) - Keith's thoughts going into Angola, finding Christ in solitary confinement (12:10-15:45) - Keith's mission in prison (15:45-22:30) - How Keith got out of prison (22:30-26:00) - What did Keith take for granted before prison - relationships (26:00-33:15) - Criminal justice reform is more theoretical than practical (33:15-42:00) - The structure of prison, specifics about prison life And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 116 - Separation Season #3 - Building Habits for Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 15:54

    Separation season is upon us and it's time now to set yourself up to make your What's Next in life your best yet. On this episode, Eric describes the importance of habits and how they impact your current life and your future. Here are a few quotes to demonstrate that: Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most. -Abraham Lincoln First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. -Octavia Butler If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. -Colin Powell Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. -Robert Collier Successful people are simply those with successful habits. -Brian Tracy

    Ep 115 - Win Before the Play Starts with Jeff Saturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 56:28

    Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl center Jeff Saturday joins the show today. Jeff is currently a sports analysis for ESPN after his NFL career spanned 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts (1999-2011) and one year with the Green Bay Packers (2012). Over a decade-long period with the Colts, Saturday anchored an offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks in the league (242), and his 132 career wins as a Colt are second only to Peyton Manning (141) in franchise history. Together, Saturday and Manning started an NFL record 172 games as a center-quarterback duo. Today on the show, Eric and Jeff discuss the unique way his football career started. Other topics include: (2:35-6:00) - Growing up in Georgia, how baseball helped his football career (6:00-13:00) - Center preferences, how Jeff got his shot with the Colts (13:00-16:00) - Advice to rookies and their transition into the NFL (16:00-22:05) - What gave Jeff his edge on Sundays, is guard harder to play than center? (22:05-28:50) - Jeff's relationship with Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers (28:50-32:00) - Jeff's transition out of the NFL (32:00-41:10) - Working at ESPN And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 114 - Separation Season #2 - Health and Fitness Focus

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 17:10

    Separation season is upon us and it's time now to set yourself up to make your What's Next in life your best yet. On this episode, Eric describes why health is a passion of his and how you can achieve your fitness goals.

    Ep 113 - Failure is Feedback with Sean Foley

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 62:31

    One of the biggest names in golf instruction, Sean Foley has coached the likes of 2018 FedEx Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist, Justin Rose, 2016 Masters champion, Danny Willett, 2-time PGA Tour champion, Cameron Champ and coached Tiger Woods from 2010 to 2014. He has been voted as the top golf teacher in the world by players on the PGA Tour. Born and raised outside of Toronto, Foley currently teaches out of Sean Foley Performance at EaglesDream, offering elite golf training and a world-class experience for junior players that train there. Today on the show, Eric and Sean discuss his relationship with Tiger Woods. Other topics include: (1:45-5:50) - Born in Toronto, moving to the US, getting into golf (5:50-12:05) - How Sean got his start teaching golf professionals, grinding as a waiter before his big break (12:05-18:15) - Competence vs confidence (18:15-28:00) - What separates the great from the good for professional golfers (28:00-38:30) - Mental toughness, courage and other qualities successful people have (38:30-47:15) - Relationship with Tiger Woods (47:15-50:15) - What drives Sean now (50:15-55:15) - Favorite golf course, advice for the average golfer And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order

    Ep 112 - Separation Season #1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 19:26

    It's time to make your What's Next in life your best yet! Separation Season takes place from Thanksgiving to New Years, a period of time where many get complacent, their work ethic goes down and the pounds start to pile on. A solo episode today, Eric gives tips on how to separate yourself from the pack, what has Eric done in the past during this time and how it can impact your life for the better! Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! And thank you for listening.

    Ep 111 - Set The Standard with Jim Rome

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 60:51

    Jim Rome is a sports talk radio personality and the host of The Jim Rome Show. Jim is best known for his boisterous and aggressive style of presentation. He has made a name for himself as one of the topmost sports talk show hosts in the United States. Jim hosted the massively successful show Rome is Burning on ESPN and now works for CBS Sports. Today on the show, Jim and Eric dive into Jim's work ethic and preparation before a broadcast. Other topics include: (2:00-5:10) - Growing up in LA, obsession with sports turns into a broadcasting career (5:00-9:00) - How are you different? Advice after a Hall of Fame career (9:00-20:20) - Interview tips, nerves before going on air (20:20-29:00) - The Reinvention Project podcast (29:00-32:30) - Finding fulfillment after your career (32:30-39:45) - Set the standard, never quit (39:45-45:00) - Morning routine, importance of exercise And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Sauna Space Code - WhatsNext5 for 5% off your next order https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 110 - The Power of Self-Awareness with David Nurse

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 40:59

    David Nurse is an NBA life and optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. As a former professional basketball player and a coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has personally helped over 150 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court. Today on the show, David and Eric preview David's new book Breakthrough. He also discusses the power of self awareness. Topics include: (2:30-8:50) - The search for greatness, being obsessed (8:50-11:30) - Morning routine - Grace & Pace (11:30-16:45) - Self help is BS (16:45-27:15) - David's new book Breakthrough - Confidence, corporation and service (27:15-31:10) - Finding your purpose and letting it drive you And much more including some questions about jet lag and how to improve your life. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! Buy David's new book Breakthrough: https://www.amazon.com/Breakthrough-Sure-Fire-Realizing-Potential-Limitations/dp/1119853931 For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Enjoy the Laugh, Enjoy the Ride with Christopher McDonald (Shooter McGavin)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 40:54

    Christopher McDonald is an American actor who has starred in over 100+ films and plays. He is best known for his role as Shooter McGavin in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore. A Buffalo Bills fan that grew up in Western New York, Shooter joins Eric on the show to discuss the value of feedback and how he has embraced his villainous persona in real life. Topics include: (2:45-4:10) - Growing up in New York, earning a football scholarship (4:10-9:25) - How Chris became interested in acting, when he knew it would be a career (9:25-13:00) - Filming Happy Gilmore, having to act like a professional golfer (13:00-21:42) - The difference in acting in films and plays (21:42-26:00) - The value of feedback in acting (26:00-29:35) - Role models in acting, turning on/off your role (29:35-32:00) - What drives Chris And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 108 - Trust The Process with Alex Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 57:49

    Alex Smith played 16 seasons in the NFL and was the #1 overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft. Alex was a 3x pro bowler and the 2020 NFL Comeback player of the year after a gruesome leg injury in 2018. Alex's story of perseverance is inspiring and today on the show, he gets into the details on his return to football. Other topics include: (2:00-7:30) - Growing up in San Diego, developing a love of football from afar (7:30-10:00) - One scholarship athlete (10:00-17:00) - The mental pressure of being the #1 NFL Draft Pick (17:00-24:40) - Advice to rookies in the NFL (24:20-31:00) - When did Alex know Patrick Mahomes was special (31:00-42:00) - Alex's injury, his initial thoughts when it happened and his journey back to the NFL (42:00-47:00) - The help of Alex's wife, his fear returning to football (47:00-50:30) - Alex's new media career And much more. Learn more about Alex at attitudeisfree.com For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 107 - Master Your Mindset with Collin Henderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 49:35

    Collin Henderson is the founder and CEO of Master Your Mindset, LLC, an industry leader in the field of mental conditioning. He is a speaker, author of five books and the host of the Master Your Mindset podcast. Since starting his company in 2016, Collin's innovative trainings on mindset, culture and high performance have been utilized by some of the world's best organizations and institutions. Today on the show, Collin gives Eric tips on mental performance and conditioning. Topics include: (3:15-8:10) - Playing football & baseball at Washington State University (8:10-14:40) - How Collin got over his stutter to become a speaker and mental conditioning coach (14:40-18:00) - How would you define mindset? Your brain is built to hold you back... (18:00-23:05) - Shaping yourself, building mental toughness (23:05-27:20) - The superhero characteristics of the mind (27:20-34:30) - Evaluate your values (34:30-41:40) - Collin's morning routine And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 106 - Prepare for Greatness with Rick Pitino

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 44:00

    College basketball coach Rick Pitino joins the show today. Rick has coached three different schools to a Final Four, spent time as HC in the NBA and is the currently the head coach for Iona College. Rick has had an up-and-down story, but his life lessons of perseverance should teach everyone something. Topics include: (2:00-3:20) - Growing up in New York (3:20-9:10) - The first step of changing a culture at a program (9:10-12:50) - Defining characteristics of a good basketball team (12:50-16:30) - Humility (16:30-19:30) - Coaching different types of basketball players (19:30-23:30) - What your most proud of? (23:30-29:00) - What made 2013 UL team special? (29:00-33:36) - Holding yourself accountable as a coach (33:36-36:00) - Winning a KY Derby or Final Four? And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 105 - Stop Living on Autopilot with Antonio Neves

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 52:51

    Antonio Neves is an author, internationally recognized speaker, podcast host, award winning broadcast journalist and in-demand success coach. On the show today, Antonio teaches Eric about having success in all areas of life, including lessons from his book "Stop Living on Autopilot." Topics include: (2:25-7:50) - Growing up in Jackson, Michigan, becoming a collegiate track athlete (7:50-13:30) - The mentality of a walk on, calling up vs calling out (13:30-16:54) - Holding yourself accountable & to a higher standard (16:54-25:00) - Antonio's career path - From TV reporter to career/development coach (25:00-32:40) - Antonio's favorite coaching questions/conversation starters (32:40-38:40) - Having too many apps open in life (38:40-42:00) - Antonio's ideal morning routine And much more, including conversations on faith, food and the future. Rate review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 104 - Circle The Wagons with Chris Berman

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 48:13

    Legendary sports broadcaster Chris Berman joins the show today. Chris has been at ESPN since 1979 as the host of Sunday NFL Countdown and the play by play voice of numerous other events. Best known for his enthusiasm, various catchphrases and quirky demeanor, Chris is beloved by many and an inspiration for even more. Today on the show, the guys breakdown Boomer's love for the Buffalo Bills. Other tropics include: (3:40-7:30) - Growing up in NY/CT, playing sports like soccer and tennis (7:30-15:15) - Early days at ESPN, the success of cable TV (15:15-20:15) - Being yourself in whatever you do, the start of Boomer's style on air (20:15-25:00) - Longevity advice (25:00-29:30) - Prep work for shows/games (29:30-39:30) - Boomer's love for the Buffalo Bills - how it started. Bills outlook in 2021 And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 103 - Fighting Through Failure with Jay Feely

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 66:36

    Jay Feely played 14 years in the NFL as a kicker for various teams, most notably with the Atlanta Falcons (2001-04) and Arizona Cardinals (2010-13). Jay now serves as a game analyst for NFL on CBS games for the 2021 NFL season. Throughout his career, Jay had an 82.7 field goal percentage and was the NFL field goals made leader in 2002. Following a record-breaking season with the Giants, Feely was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2005. Today on the show, Jay and Eric relive their playing days and swap notes when it comes to broadcasting. Topics include: (1:31-5:20) - Being the Dad of a college kicker (5:20-9:30) - Special teams knowledge, who's the toughest kicker in the NFL (9:30-12:40) - Growing up in Tampa, Florida, playing golf (12:40-19:05) - Being teammates with Tom Brady at Michigan (19:05-29:00) - Dealing with failure (29:00-34:00) - Mental training it takes to be a kicker (34:00-39:00) - Jay's transition out of the NFL, his start in broadcasting (39:00-49:30) - Broadcast schedule for 2021, Ryan Fitzpatrick stories (49:30-54:00) - Prediction for the 2021 Buffalo Bills, takeaways from Sean McDermott And much more. Rate review and subscribe to the show today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Ep 102 - Stories of Ali with John Ramsey

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 48:07

    John Ramsey is a Louisville media personality and was a close friends with Muhammad Ali. From a meeting in a locker room to a lifelong friendship, John was lucky enough to learn many incredible lessons from The People's Champion. Today on the show, Eric and John get into stories of Ali. Topics include: (4:00-8:00) - Becoming friends with Ali in the late 60's early 70's. The law of attraction. (8:00-11:00) - Ali's servant leadership, stories from Australia Olympics (11:00-16:35) - Ali letting his guard down. Ali's authentic leadership (16:35-20:35) - Advice Ali has given John (20:35-27:20) - Ali's relationship with faith, Ali at the Orange Bowl (27:20-33:00) - John speaking at Ali's funeral (33:00-38:30) - Ali impacting today's athlete activist (38:30-42:00) - John's favorite boxing match of Ali And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the podcast today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

    Sponsor Spotlight: Get Energized with Punch'd Energy's Owner John Pinelli

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 24:16

    Punch'd Energy is the most effective way to caffeinate. If yore looking to shave off calories from your day, or just looking to eat healthier, Punch'd is a perfect alternative to some of the other things you may be consuming. Punch'd is not only a sweet caffeine treat, i's also a natural fat burner with health benefits. Today on the show, Owner & Founder John Pinelli sits down with Eric to talk about: - What led to the creation of Punch'd energy chews - What separates Punch'd from the competition - Clean green caffeine - Is this product safe for children? - The gummy craze - Lessons learned during the pandemic And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today! https://punchdenergy.com To get 15% off your order, use the code: EricWood15

    Ep 101 - Confidence Is Key with Jordan Palmer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 52:14

    Jordan Palmer played 7 years in the NFL as a backup quarterback. He now mentors some of the top QB's in the country in preparation for the NFL Draft, including guys like Josh Allen, Sam Darnold and Joe Burrow. On the show, Jordan dives deep into the importance of confidence, the relationship between business and football and about his own NFL journey. Topic include: (2:20-6:00) - Growing up in California, the benefits of playing multiple sports (6:00-13:45) - Jordan's relationship with his brother Carson, NFL transitions (13:45-17:15) - The mindset of a successful QB? Become an entrepreneur (17:15-23:25) - Josh Allen's development, how to improve accuracy (23:25-26:20) - The dynamic between a QB, his QB coach and his private QB coach (26:20-30:00) - Common traits of high level QB's (30:00-38:40) - The importance of confidence, developing self generated confidence (38:40-42:05) - Expectations for 2021 Buffalo Bills (42:05-45:40) - What sets Joe Burrow apart? And much more. Rate review and subscribe to the podcast today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://ucan.co/superstarch/ To get 25% off your order, use the code: Eric25 https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

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