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GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

Recorded October 19, 2021   interview with John H. Cochrane, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalen, Caroline M. Hoxby   The late Colin Powell's story is one of an immigrant's son who rose to prominence based on a quality public-school education and enrollment in college ROTC. Hoover senior fellows H. R. McMaster, John Cochrane, and guest Caroline Hoxby discuss whether today's generation stands to benefit the same as Powell's, what role teachers play, how elite universities can better connect to lower-income students, plus COVID's effect on the workplace in terms of remote work and concentrated workforces.

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
Studies In Generalship: A Conversation With Meir Finkel

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 73:58


Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Hoover Institution, Stanford University   In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Brigadier General Meir Finkel of the Israeli Defense Force discuss Finkel's latest book, Studies in Generalship: Lessons from the Chiefs of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and how to evaluate the effectiveness of military leaders.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

The 60th episode of the series includes a first: the three “Good Fellows” mixing it up in person, in the same room, on the grounds of the Hoover Institution. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss Congress's handling of the Afghanistan debacle, pushback against COVID vaccine mandates, the present supply-chain “crisis,” and Facebook's uncertain future—plus one fellow's deep disdain for the music of Pink Floyd. Recorded October 13, 2021

Politics Done Right
Zakaria proves need for Build Back Better. The OTHER BIG LIE, defense- Scarborough slams GOP.

Politics Done Right

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 58:02


Retired General H. R. McMaster used Fareed Zakaria GPS to promote increased defense spending using a BIG LIE. Here is the truth. America spends more than the next 8 countries combined. And they spend several times more than China on the Defense Budget. Fareed Zakaria: Why Build Back Better and not tariffs is better for the American worker. The piece would make a good ad for President Biden's policies san tariffs. It points out the need for a robust social safety net. Joe Scarborough destroys Minority whip, Steve Calise, for continuing the BIG LIE on FOX NEWS. --- If you like what we do please do the following! Most Independent Media outlets continue to struggle to raise the funds they need to operate much like the smaller outlets like Politics Done Right SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel here. LIKE our Facebook Page here. Share our blogs, podcasts, and videos. Get our books here. Become a YouTube PDR Posse Member here. Become a Politics Done Right Subscriber via Patreon here. Become a Politics Done Right Subscriber via Facebook here. Consider providing a contribution here. Please consider supporting our GoFundMe equipment fund here. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/politicsdoneright/support

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
Pakistan: U.S. Serial Gullibility And The Epicenter Of Jihadist Terrorism

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 66:02


H.R. McMaster in conversation with Ambassador Husain Haqqani, Hudson Institute Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia, on October 6, at 9:15AM PT discussing Pakistani foreign policy, jihadist terrorism, and the future of South Asia in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Show Me The Nuggets
The Ultimate Guide to Game Changing Client Account Management with Taylor McMaster

Show Me The Nuggets

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 30:43


In this episode, client account management expert Taylor McMaster outlines the all-important details for achieving exceptional client service. Taylor and her team at Dot and Company provide client account management services to growing digital marketing agencies. They help agency owners scale their businesses by nurturing their client relationships and relieving them of daily management tasks so that they can focus on other facets of their operations.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

In this week's episode, we dove into our mailbag of viewers' letters. The end result: Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane answering questions ranging from the future of US-Sino relations, sovereign debt, vaccine stockpiling, and bitcoin to advice for young students, the fellows' favorite scholars, and movies related to their respective fields. Recorded September 28, 2021

Bookstack
Episode 38: H.R. McMaster on America's future battlegrounds

Bookstack

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 40:01


As his most recent book Battlegrounds comes out in paperback, General H.R. McMaster joins host Richard Aldous for a whirlwind tour of the geostrategic landscape for the United States, and the challenges the country faces in sustaining its commitments abroad.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

Europe's future includes a post-Merkel Germany, the fallout over the AUSUK technology deal, a shaky NATO alliance post-Afghanistan, Ukraine's uncertain outlook, plus Russian control of natural gas supplies. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane discuss the mood on the other side of the Atlantic, as well as President Biden's UN address and China's financial reckoning.   Recorded September 21, 2021

Uncommon Knowledge
A Lost War: A Conversation with Victor Davis Hanson and H. R. McMaster on Afghanistan's Past, Present, and Future

Uncommon Knowledge

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 75:52


iGeneral H. R. McMaster and military historian Victor Davis Hanson are both senior fellows at the Hoover Institution. In this frank, no-holds-barred conversation, they discuss the United States' mission in Afghanistan: how it began, how it was conducted, and its ignominious end. McMaster and Hanson debate what worked and what failed, how social issues in the United States may have influenced our mission in Afghanistan and our decision to leave, and whether or not the United States should have continued to maintain a presence instead of leaving in a matter of weeks, abandoning thousands of Afghans loyal to the US mission there (as well as an unknown number of US citizens) after 20 years of military operations in the country. Recorded on September 17, 2021

Progressive Spirit
Episode 427: 9/11, The Anthrax Attacks, and COVID: Determined to Keep Being Human with Graeme MacQueen

Progressive Spirit

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 51:59


Dr. Graeme MacQueen received his Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from Harvard University and taught in the Religious Studies Department of McMaster University for 30 years. While at McMaster he became founding Director of the Centre for Peace Studies at McMaster, after which he helped develop the B.A. program in Peace Studies and oversaw the development of peace-building projects in Sri Lanka, Gaza, Croatia and Afghanistan. Dr. MacQueen was a member of the organizing committee of the Toronto Hearings held on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, he was for a time the co-editor of The Journal of 9/11 Studies, and a member of the 9/11 Consensus Panel. Dr. MacQueen was on my program four years ago to discuss a couple of articles he had written for Global Research, “9/11: The Pentagon's B-Movie” and “The ‘Inside Job' Hypothesis of the 9/11 Attacks: JFK, 9/11 and the American Left” and we discussed his 2014 book, The 2001 Anthrax Deception: The Case for a Domestic Conspiracy in which he provides evidence that the anthrax attacks and the 9/11 attacks, both of which scared the American people into war, were carried out by the same people – people highly placed in the U.S. government.  Dr. Graeme MacQueen was also my guest three years ago, along with Elizabeth Woodworth when we discussed the 9/11 Consensus Panel and the book that was published by the panel called, 9/11 Unmasked: An International Review Panel Investigation. Other articles include, “How 36 Reporters Brought Us the Twin Towers' Explosive Demolition on 9/11” and a piece for Covert Action Magazine, published September 10th of this year, called “Anthrax Attacks Directed Against Public Officials Following 9/11 Had all the Markings of a False Flag Operation.” He was featured in a series of short videos from Off Guardian called “Narratives Intertwined” about the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and its connection to Covid. 

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed
The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast: LTG H.R. McMaster on Foreign Policy Challenges (#32)

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 29:00


Ayaan speaks with LTG H.R. McMaster about foreign policy challenges and threats, the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the recent purging of members from military boards.  LTG H. R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman […]

The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast
E32. LTG H.R. McMaster on Foreign Policy Challenges

The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 29:00


Ayaan speaks with LTG H.R. McMaster about foreign policy challenges and threats, the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the recent purging of members from military boards.  LTG H. R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and lecturer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He serves as the Japan Chair at the Hudson Institute and Chairman of the Center for Political and Military Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracy. He was the 26th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. McMaster served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for thirty-four years after graduation from West Point.  He holds a PhD in military history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author of Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World and Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Lies that Led to Vietnam. He is host of the podcast Battlegrounds: International Perspectives on Crucial Challenges to Security and Prosperity. Follow him on Twitter @LTGHRMcMaster.  Follow Ayaan on Twitter @ayaan.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

Pre-COVID, California governor Gavin Newsom touted his state's policies as “America's coming attractions.” Does that apply to the Golden State's recall election—its overtones of vaccine mandates, abortion rights, and championing progressive ideals setting the stage for upcoming elections? Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss California's outlook and whether the pendulum currently swings left or right in America and around the globe. Recorded September 14, 2021

The Rod Pedersen Show
More on Chris Jones' Returning to the CFL and McMaster Marauders Coach, Amanda Ruller! | Hour 2 9/13

The Rod Pedersen Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 50:15


New coach with the McMaster Marauders Football Program and overall badass Amanda Ruller joins us in Hour 2! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
Return Of The Taliban: A Conversation With Yalda Hakim, BBC World Service

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 48:09


H.R. McMaster in conversation with Yalda Hakim, BBC World News presenter and correspondent on Thursday, September 9 at 9:00AM PT discussing her new film "Return of the Taliban," which explores the Taliban of today, what they stand for and what is at stake in the unfolding situation in Afghanistan. ABOUT RETURN OF THE TALIBAN In Return of the Taliban, which was filmed during the weeks before the Taliban took power, Afghan-born, Australian reporter Yalda Hakim traveled to Afghanistan and secured access to two Taliban leaders and key people in Kabul about the country's future. In the country of her birth, Yalda talks extensively to a Taliban commander from the front line, as well as to the leadership in Doha. They claim they have changed and have regrets about their actions in the past, but who are the Taliban in 2021 and are they planning a return to the brutal regime of the 90s? And she meets with the then Vice President Amrullah Saleh who is adamant he would never surrender to the Taliban. Yalda asks what is at stake for the Afghans who are now in their first weeks under Taliban rule. To watch Return of the Taliban, click here. Password: 0urw0rld!

Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner
Biden Removes Conway, Spicer & Others From Trump-Appointed Positions. Now, Do Brett Kavanaugh

Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 6:15


In breaking news, President Biden has moved to revoke Trump appointments to military academy advisory boards for Trump loyalists Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer, H.R. McMaster and eight others. It certainly is important to remove from government all individuals who were doing Trump's dirty bidding. But the one Trump-appointed political hack who is in a position to do the most damage to our country and our constitutional rights is Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. There are still 4,500 citizen tips involving Kavanaugh's nomination that have yet to be investigated and presumably are still sitting in the White House counsel's office. Might they hold answers to important questions like, who paid off Kavanaugh's mountainous credit card debt? This video discusses a way forward to get the answers the Trump administration tried to bury regarding Brett Kavanaugh. For our Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise shop, please visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkirschner/ Please consider becoming a #TeamJustice patron at: https://www.patreon.com/glennkirschner My podcast, "Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner" can be downloaded where you get your podcasts. To subscribe to the podcast: https://link.chtbl.com/JusticeMatters Follow me on: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirschner2 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
The Rise and Fall of Osama Bin Laden: A Conversation with Peter Bergen

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 62:25


In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Peter Bergen discuss the history and evolution of jihadist terrorist groups, their objectives, and the implications for international security. H.R. McMaster in conversation with Peter Bergen on Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00am PT.

Lock N Load with Bill Frady podcast
Lock N Load with Bill. Frady Bonus Hour 4 3 Sep 2021

Lock N Load with Bill Frady podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 40:08


Bill talks to Lee about Covid relief money that Gov. McMaster took for Covid relief. Lee points out that he was in a no win situation because he would have been criticized whether he took the money or not. They also talk about vaccines and variants affecting our world going forward and how it's time to start living life again.      Lock N Load is presented by; Guns.com https://www.guns.com/   Hour 1; Franklin Armory www.franklinarmory.com   3rd Hour Aero Precision https://aeroprecisionusa.com     And by; NightHawk Custom https://www.nighthawkcustom.com  Ace Firearms http://www.acefirearms.com CZ-USA https://cz-usa.com DeSantis Holsters https://www.desantisholster.com Staccato http://staccato2011.com Mech Tech https://mechtechsys.com Spikes Tactical https://www.spikestactical.com Chambers Custom https://chamberscustom.com XS Sights https://www.xssights.com Mantis X https://mantisx.com

Parallax Views w/ J.G. Michael
The Afghanistan Blunder Boogie and D.C. Arrogance w/ Jim Bovard

Parallax Views w/ J.G. Michael

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 62:38


On this edition of Parallax Views, U.S. military forces have left Afghanistan after 20 years. But the D.C. foreign policy Blob's arrogance is still going strong, as figures like Max Boot, Leon Panetta, and H.R. McMaster. Our guest on this edition, libertarian gadfly James Bovaird, has a personal experience he's decided to share with us about this kind of hubris that he details in his article "Washington Arrogance is Incurable". Jim recounts a telling conversation he had with a "good Washingtonian" that took issue with Jim's questioning of U.S. foreign policy. Meanwhile, Jim recounts seeing wounded soldiers returning from the Forever Wars that very same day. From there we delve into a number of different topics related to the foreign policy establishment and the Forever Wars like those waged in Afghanistan and Iraq as part of the War on Terror. We discuss the responsibility and complicity of President George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and, yes, even Joe Biden in regards to these conflicts. Additionally, Jim gives his opinion on the U.S. exit from Afghanistan and how it was handled poorly in his mind. Nonetheless, Jim also expresses that he believes the withdrawal needed to happen. We also delve into the issue of women's and girl's rights in Afghanistan and Jim relates a telling fact about Karzai, who was in power after the U.S. beat back the Taliban in Afghanistan, and how a certain law he signed was anything but a promotion of women's rights. Also, we talk a little bit about perpetual hawkish commentator Max Boot, gun rights, what Jim refers to as the "Sham of Democracy Promotion" in Afghanistan, the winners and losers of the Afghanistan War (hint: Virginia's weapons contractors did quite well for themselves), the relationship between the War on Terror and the loss of civil liberties, the "Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication", 9/11 and the "28 pages" of the post-9/11 Senate Select Committee, Iran and the long push for war with Iran, the rehabilitation of George W. Bush, Jim's book The Bush Betrayal, the worldwide torture regime, the question of U.S. credibility, sanctions, the economic strangulation of Syria, understanding the fact on the ground on these wars, the smugness of our foreign policy elites, the massive amounts of money that go into D.C. think tanks, and more!

Parallax Views w/ J.G. Michael
Afghanistan, Hubris, and U.S. Foreign Policy w/ Ret. Lt. Col. Daniel Davis + Ted Galen Carpenter

Parallax Views w/ J.G. Michael

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 67:38


On this edition of Parallax Views, there's been a political blame game at play since President Joe Biden announced the U.S. withdrawal of its military forces from Afghanistan. The last of the U.S. forces officially left on August 30th, 2021. What now? What does this mean for U.S. foreign policy going forward? Will it open up a debate about U.S. foreign policy since 9/11? And what are the lessons that need to be learned from the U.S. military adventure in Afghanistan? We have two interviews delving into those questions on this edition of the program. First up, Ret. Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis of Defense Priorities joins us to discuss his whistleblowing on the Afghanistan War and the surge that took place on President Obama's watch. We talk about the Afghanistan Papers and how the public was systemically misled (or lied to) about the on-the-ground reality in Afghanistan. Also, we find out Lt. Col. Davis' response to criticisms that the withdrawal will hurt Afghans, that this opens us up to new terrorist threats, and calls to end the Forever Wars are the province of dangerous "isolationists". Also, we discuss how figures like Leon Panetta and H.R. McMaster are "addicted to war" as outlined in Lt. Col Davis' commentary at The Guardian. Lt. Col. Davis argues that we need to reintroduce the diplomatic toolkit and reorient U.S. foreign policy. We also manage to delve into the the Kabul airport attack and the U.S. cooperation with the Taliban against the threat of ISIS-K during the evacuation process. Then, Ted Galen Carpenter of the CATO Institute, who regularly writes for Antiwar.Com and the National Interest, joins us for further discussion about Afghanistan and, more broadly, the need for a revamp of U.S. foreign policy. As supplements to this conversation you may want to read Carpenter's latest Antiwar.Com piece "Blame-Shifting: The Political Elites Response to the Messy Afghan Withdrawal" and "The Cynical Campaign To Scapegoat Joe Biden for the Afghanistan Debacle" as well as his article at the National Interest entitled "U.S. Credibility Not Seriously Damaged by Afghanistan Failure".

Monday Morning Critic Podcast
(Episode 250) "Dangerous Toys" Lead Vocalist: Jason McMaster.

Monday Morning Critic Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 79:37


Episode 250."Dangerous Toys" Lead Vocalist: Jason McMaster.Jason McMaster is a heavy metal vocalist from Austin, Texas. He gained fame singing for influential progressive metal band Watchtower from 1982-1987.In late 1987, he joined the southern sleaze rock act Dangerous Toys, who achieved moderate success. Dangerous Toys, their self-titled debut in 1989, spawned the hits Scared and Teas'N Pleas'N , helping the record go gold and receiving airplay on rock radio and MTV. They would go on to release three more studio albums (giving them an additional gold record) and one live album. Although no longer writing new material, Dangerous Toys regroups for live performances several times a year.In 1999, McMaster and Dangerous Toys guitarist Paul Lidel formed Broken Teeth, an Austin-based hard rock band (Lidel parted ways in 2006). Broken Teeth tours consistently and has released five albums, the most recent being the critically well-received Viva La Rock, Fantastico! in January 2010.In 2011, Jason joined the thrash metal act Evil United, which also features members of Pitbull Daycare, SA Slayer, Riot, and Murderdolls.Welcome, Jason McMaster.Instagram: Monday Morning Critic Podcast.Facebook: Monday Morning Critic Podcast.Twitter: @DarekThomas or @mdmcriticWebsite: www.mmcpodcast.comContact: Mondaymorningcritic@gmail.com

NBC Meet the Press
August 29 — Sec. Antony Blinken, H.R. McMaster & Dr. Anthony Fauci

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 47:19


Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses the final days of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan following Thursday's attack. Retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, former National Security Adviser, breaks down President Biden's and President Trump's foreign policy. Dr. Anthony Fauci explains what we can expect for the future of vaccine boosters and the Delta variant. Courtney Kube, Eugene Robinson, Matthew Continetti and Amna Nawaz join the Meet the Press roundtable.

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
2662 - A Begrudging Nod to Biden's Firm Stance On The Afghanistan Withdrawal w/ Alex Pareene

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 97:09


It's Casual Friday! Emma hosts Alex Pareene, contributing editor at The New Republic and author of The AP newsletter on Substack, to wrap up the events of the week. Emma starts off with some righteous indignation towards former Trump National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster saying to resident CNN Pentagon stenographer Jim Sciutto that the ISIS-K attacks in Kabul may have been a setup by the Taliban to make the Americans look bad. Anything to beat that war drum! Then, Emma and Alex get into how the media framing of the withdrawal most likely has a significant hand in Biden's approval ratings dipping, while buttressing a narrative that the "way" that this withdrawal is transpiring could look any less chaotic and fraught. They both acknowledge the reality that the mainstream press is unwilling to and, surprisingly, that Biden and his national security team is: War is tragic and chaotic, losing a war is the same, and that's what happened: the U.S. lost this war and needs to evacuate, the cost notwithstanding. They both reflect on their relief and general surprise that Biden has not bent to the narratives being constructed by the media and politicians on both sides of the aisle for the sake of maintaining the position of withdrawal at basically all costs. Alex partially attributes this to Biden's stubbornness borne fully out of his "Senate brain". They also remark on hypothetically what Trump would've done while he was president if push came to shove, and how it definitely doesn't square with his public remarks. They then touch upon the Supreme Court striking down the CDC's eviction moratorium, how to combat what's essentially an unaccountable judicial legislature, and the right's bizarre turn towards hawking ivermectin to their constituents as a COVID treatment. Pretty suspect that they're casting aspersions on a free vaccine but are cool with recommending to their voters they pay for a Merck-produced horse dewormer! Emma ends the first half by watching Biden hang his head at his press conference, fully perturbed by Peter Doocy's excessive nattering. Even Doocy can't make Biden change his mind on the withdrawal! And in the second half, Emma is joined by Lance of The Serfs TV to discuss the snap elections going on in Canada on September 20th. Lance provides a primer on Canada's parliamentary electoral system, as well as what's at stake for Trudeau, Trudeau's party the Liberals, the Conservatives, and the more progressive NDP. He continues to explain Trudeau's bristling at working with other parties, his desire to get back into a Liberal majority as a result, and how he has a strong tendency to maintain appearances and optics on thorny issues like public assistance and First Nations relations, while actively combatting them in less visible ways. Lance then continues to break down the election projections coming out of Canada's own 538, 338, why to trust the seat projections by party over total vote projections, the more peripheral parties and their outlooks heading into September, Lance's own work in assisting indigenous NDP candidates get elected to Parliament, and what is most likely in store for Canada as September 20th gets closer and closer. And in the Fun Half, Emma, Matt and Bradley discuss what's going on with the Line 3 pipeline protests in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jenna Ellis accusing Biden of treason for something her former boss Trump literally did (negotiate with the Taliban), Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger going on CNN's airwaves to lay blame at the feet of both Trump and Biden for the failures of the withdrawal (think you're missing a few presidents there Adam buddy!), and Trump himself calling into Hannity last night to rant about how stupid the people he literally hired, namely McMaster and John Bolton, are for how they handled Afghanistan while again, it can't be stated clearly enough, they literally worked for him, when he was the literal President of the United States. Plus, your IM's! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here. 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The Savage Nation Podcast
BIDEN'S BLOODBATH: HOW WE GOT HERE - A LOOK BACK

The Savage Nation Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 53:05


Afghanistan is a situation that's getting more horrific by the day. Yesterday 13 U.S. service members and 170 Afghan civilians killed in suicide bomb at Kabul airport. In past weeks we've seen young Afghani men, one a 19-year-old soccer player, fall to their deaths after clinging to a USAF transport plane. We've seen babies being handed over walls to American soldiers for rescue, by their sobbing mothers. We've seen reports of young women being gang raped under the return of the 8th century Sharia law.  How much is enough of Joe the hologram? A week ago Biden stood before the world and proclaimed that 'any attack on our service members or operations' will be met with 'swift and forceful response''. Last night he went on TV late to make excuses and say there's nothing we can do and "I was instructed to call on these people"
General H.R. McMaster, who served as Trump's National Security Advisor, says "This is only the beginning. Things will get much worse... What we now have is a new epicenter of jihadist terrorism that is going to be a grave threat to the world." Occasional-Cortex is demanding we take in up to 100k Afghan refugees even though Afghans in Europe have the highest crime rate of all "refugees"? And their crimes focus mainly on rape. Also in today's podcast, A blast from 2019 when Savage spoke eloquently about the futility of sending young Americans to die in this hopeless war. Trump was trying to make a careful staged exit but he was thwarted by rich Senators who have no children in Afghanistan. ALSO IN THIS LOVELY ENCORE PIECE: Fun segments about my dog Teddy, a stolen car, and my deep gratitude for my listeners.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
The Long War And U.S. Policy In South Asia And The Middle East

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 58:21


In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and General John Abizaid discuss the evolution of the Long War against jihadist terrorist organizations, what is at stake across the greater Middle East, and what we might learn from our experience since 9-11. H.R. McMaster in conversation with General John Abizaid on Thursday, August 26 at 9:00am PT.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

America's inability to adequately game-plan and execute a clean withdrawal from Afghanistan brings into question the foresight and competency of the nation's political and foreign policy establishment. Hoover Institution senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss what went wrong in Kabul, the harm done to US prestige, and whether the image of a weakened America at odds with its NATO allies opens the door to Chinese and Russian aggression. Recorded August 24, 2021

Scott Horton Show - Just the Interviews
8/20/21 Daniel McAdams on Hubris of the Foreign Policy Establishment

Scott Horton Show - Just the Interviews

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 46:49


Scott talks with Daniel McAdams about his recent appearance on RT, where he challenged the Western Media's narrative about China. McAdams says they have it backward, criticizing China for its best actions, such as economic engagement, while seemingly wanting to import the worst of China's policies, like social credit scores. McAdams then speaks about how those in the Foreign Policy Establishment exist in an echo chamber. And that even when he had access to classified material, McAdams believes he was better informed by reading open-source websites like Antiwar.com. Discussed on the show:  McAdams interviewed on RT Transcript of Biden's Interview with George Stephanopoulos Jim Bovard's article about DC's Arrogance Jake Tapper interviews McMaster about Afghanistan Withdrawal  Dave Smith Talking about Afghanistan on Kennedy (August 19th) Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers by Daniel Ellsberg “Washington Free Beacon's Hilarious Meltdown Over Afghanistan” (Ron Paul Institute) “Responsible Statecraft Gets Its Moment” (Washington Free Beacon) “'Ron Paul Was Right': Rep's Decade-old Afghanistan Remarks Resurface Amid Crisis” (Newsweek) Justin Raimondo Columns starting in 1999 Daniel McAdams is the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and the co-host of the Ron Paul Liberty Report. Follow him on Twitter @DanielLMcAdams and read all of his work over at Antiwar.com. This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: The War State and Why The Vietnam War?, by Mike Swanson; Tom Woods' Liberty Classroom; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott; EasyShip; Green Mill Supercritical; Bug-A-Salt; Lorenzotti Coffee and Listen and Think Audio. Shop Libertarian Institute merch or donate to the show through Patreon, PayPal or Bitcoin: 1DZBZNJrxUhQhEzgDh7k8JXHXRjYu5tZiG.

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts
8/20/21 Daniel McAdams on Hubris of the Foreign Policy Establishment

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 46:49


Scott talks with Daniel McAdams about his recent appearance on RT, where he challenged the Western Media's narrative about China. McAdams says they have it backward, criticizing China for its best actions, such as economic engagement, while seemingly wanting to import the worst of China's policies, like social credit scores. McAdams then speaks about how those in the Foreign Policy Establishment exist in an echo chamber. And that even when he had access to classified material, McAdams believes he was better informed by reading open-source websites like Antiwar.com. Discussed on the show:  McAdams interviewed on RT Transcript of Biden's Interview with George Stephanopoulos Jim Bovard's article about DC's Arrogance Jake Tapper interviews McMaster about Afghanistan Withdrawal  Dave Smith Talking about Afghanistan on Kennedy (August 19th) Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers by Daniel Ellsberg “Washington Free Beacon's Hilarious Meltdown Over Afghanistan” (Ron Paul Institute) “Responsible Statecraft Gets Its Moment” (Washington Free Beacon) “'Ron Paul Was Right': Rep's Decade-old Afghanistan Remarks Resurface Amid Crisis” (Newsweek) Justin Raimondo Columns starting in 1999 Daniel McAdams is the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and the co-host of the Ron Paul Liberty Report. Follow him on Twitter @DanielLMcAdams and read all of his work over at Antiwar.com. This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: The War State and Why The Vietnam War?, by Mike Swanson; Tom Woods' Liberty Classroom; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott; EasyShip; Green Mill Supercritical; Bug-A-Salt; Lorenzotti Coffee and Listen and Think Audio. Shop Libertarian Institute merch or donate to the show through Patreon, PayPal or Bitcoin: 1DZBZNJrxUhQhEzgDh7k8JXHXRjYu5tZiG.

Dan Snow's History Hit
National Security in Trump's White House

Dan Snow's History Hit

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 35:31


H. R. McMaster is both a soldier and a scholar and has served at the highest level in government as National Security Advisor to President Trump. He served in the US Army for more than 30 years achieving the rank of lieutenant general, he saw combat during the first Gulf War and later was a counterinsurgency advisor to General David Petraeus. He has a PhD from the University of North Carolina and examining the failures of leadership during the Vietnam War and he is now a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He joins Dan on today's podcast to bring his experience and knowledge from decades of public service to bear on some of the most challenging questions of our age. He and Dan discuss the failures of the Vietnam and Afghan wars, how to fight a successful insurgency campaign, the meaning of leadership and what it was like to work for Donald Trump. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw
Modern Battlegrounds: Defending America Against Threats of the 21st Century | General H.R. McMaster (Repost)

Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 60:04


Revisiting our interview from last year with General H.R. McMaster where we asked the question: what does America gain by maintaining a military presence in Afghanistan? General McMaster brings decades of experience on the geopolitical stage to answer this question along with how we should address the escalating tensions with Russia and China. General McMaster is a retired Army Lieutenant General and former National Security Advisor. He is the author of "Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World." He served in Cold War Europe and led the Eagle Troop of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment during the first Gulf War. In 2004, he led the 3rd Armored Calvary in Tal Afar, Iraq, where he pioneered a new counter insurgency strategy. From February 2017 to April 2018, General McMaster served as National Security Advisor to the President. Follow him on Twitter at @LTGHRMcMaster. This episode originally premiered on September 27, 2020.

SuperFastBusiness® Coaching With James Schramko
851 – Agency Client Account Manager Success with Taylor McMaster

SuperFastBusiness® Coaching With James Schramko

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 31:06


If you want your clients to feel valued, if you want them to have the best experience with your agency, this episode on client services is for you.

Talks from the Hoover Institution
Nearshoring: Combating Chinese Influence In The Western Hemisphere

Talks from the Hoover Institution

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 44:46


Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Hoover Institution, Stanford University   Congressman Mark E. Green, M.D. discusses with H.R. McMaster combating Chinese influence in the Western Hemisphere on Wednesday, August 18 at 2:00 PM ET. For more information go to: https://www.hoover.org/publications/capital-conversations 

Honestly with Bari Weiss
How We Failed Afghanistan (And Ourselves) with HR McMaster

Honestly with Bari Weiss

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 75:52


How did this happen? How did we spend 20 years, over 2 trillion dollars and over 2,000 American lives to wind up losing Afghanistan to the Taliban in under two weeks? Was the mission doomed from the start? Was it political incompetence? Or was it the fault of the military brass who refused to be honest about what it would take to win? Today, a frank and wide-ranging conversation with H.R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor and three-star general. We talk about Obama, Trump, Biden; the corruption and incompetence of our elites; rising isolationism; and why he's still bullish about America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is an 'American catastrophe,' H.R. McMaster says

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 5:31


To examine the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and how it impacts U.S. interests, Judy Woodruff speaks to retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. He was national security advisor during the Trump administration and also served as a military officer in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2012, heading up a task force focused on combating corruption. He is a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is an 'American catastrophe,' H.R. McMaster says

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 5:31


To examine the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and how it impacts U.S. interests, Judy Woodruff speaks to retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. He was national security advisor during the Trump administration and also served as a military officer in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2012, heading up a task force focused on combating corruption. He is a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson
The Case for Strategic Empathy

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 8:45


Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster discusses the idea of strategic empathy. He chatted with Boyd earlier this year on the "Therefore, What?" podcast about how the America needs to pay more attention the other countries when trying to help them, look at their perspective, and not force American values on them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed
Special: Revisiting Afghanistan with HR McMaster

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 36:34


Two weeks ago we had former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster on the Flagship podcast. With the events that are now unfolding in Afghanistan we want to repost just that interview without all of the surrounding material. Here’s the transcript: McMaster Ricochet Podcast Transcript

Need to Know
Special Episode - Ambassador Mark Green in Conversation with H.R. McMaster on Afghanistan

Need to Know

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 42:25


This event is a part of our series, Hindsight Up Front, examining the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan.  Search for "Wilson Center Special Events" or go to our Apple Podcasts page to find more! 

Christian Worldview
August 12 Hour 1

Christian Worldview

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 41:58


CDC gives wrong COVID numbers in Florida, Newsome recall, Gov. McMaster, climate change, moonscape

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

America's military withdrawal from Afghanistan and the onset of the Delta variant raise questions as to the success of the war on terror and the war on COVID-19. Hoover Institution senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss what all has gone wrong of late on those respective battlefields, plus a few thoughts on the rise and fall of New York governor Andrew Cuomo. Recorded August 10, 2021

Rounding The Bases With Joel Goldberg
Ep. 627 Brian McMaster l Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Rounding The Bases With Joel Goldberg

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 38:03


M&M Quality Solutions Connect with Brian McMaster RTB on YouTube-Brian McMaster Joel Goldberg Website Twitter: @goldbergkc Instagram: @joelgoldbergkc Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelgoldbergspeaker/ Community America Credit Union

Holy City Sinner Radio
Episode 20: "Painting the Folly Boat"

Holy City Sinner Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 25:51


Christian recaps all the fun things he's been doing with his family over the last couple weeks including: a RiverDogs game, Duck Donuts, Captain's Comics & Toys, Bowens Island's 75th Anniversary Party, Black Magic Cafe, kicking off the blog's 10th Anniversary, and the surprise painting of the Folly Boat. He then gives an overview of the three books he recently read - all by local authors. Christian then recaps some of this week's biggest stories – Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson announced that she will not file charges against two former Al Cannon Detention Center deputies in the January death of Jamal Sutherland, Lindsey Graham tests positive for COVID, Rep. Ralph Norman (one of the three congressional Republicans suing Speaker Nancy Pelosi over fines for not wearing masks during a vote on the U.S. House floor) also contracted a breakthrough case of COVID-19, Gov. McMaster claimed children ‘can't learn' while wearing masks in school, and three popular Rappers announce concerts in Charleston. The show's artwork was created by Grace Lancaster-Goguen (glancastergoguen@gmail.com). This episode's music is by Tyler Boone (tylerboonemusic.com). The episode was produced by LMC Soundsystem.

Ricochet Podcast
E555. Lost Causes

Ricochet Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 76:42


Peter’s out this week, so it’s a Lileks and Long show. But we wouldn’t want to be without a Hoover man. Our guest is Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, whose decades of service in the Middle East make him the perfect man to help us make what little sense we can of the hurried withdrawal from Afghanistan. (And be sure to check out his piece in the Wall Street Journal.) The guys also wonder about what will come of Andrew Cuomo, the “probably-illegal-but who-knows?” eviction moratorium and the overall lunacy of bureaucrats. Music from this week’s podcast: Lost Cause by Beck

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed
Ricochet Podcast: Lost Causes (#555)

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 76:42


Peter’s out this week, so it’s a Lileks and Long show. But we wouldn’t want to be without a Hoover man. Our guest is Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, whose decades of service in the Middle East make him the perfect man to help us make what little sense we can of the hurried withdrawal from […]

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives
Japan: The Legacy Of Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister

Battlegrounds: International Perspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 58:52


In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and former Prime Minister Shinzō Abe reflect on his service as prime minister, shared security challenges, and the vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific. H.R. McMaster in conversation with Shinzō Abe on Wednesday, July 21 at 9:00am PT.

Build a Better Agency Podcast
EP 302: Account services best practices with Taylor McMaster

Build a Better Agency Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 48:43


We all know how critical account service people are to the success of our agencies. It's a tough job. Account service people must balance the needs of the agency, the internal team, and of course, the clients. A rock-solid account service person can help you retain and upsell clients, delivering a higher percentage of profitability on both counts. Creating a strong and dependable account services team and process is key to your success. Taylor McMaster is a former agency owner who discovered what she loved most about the work was the account services side of it. This realization inspired her to start a company that outsources account service people to agencies with the goal of improving agency-client relationships and allowing agency owners to step back from the day-to-day so they can concentrate on scaling their business. In this episode of Build a Better Agency, Taylor and I look at several different elements to building successful account services. We discuss how to onboard new clients, ways to ensure you're hiring the right account services people, and making the most of client relationships by understanding what they want and need from your agency. Strengthening your approach to account services gives you as the agency owner the freedom to put your focus on building your business. A big thank you to our podcast's presenting sponsor, White Label IQ. They're an amazing resource for agencies who want to outsource their design, dev, or PPC work at wholesale prices. Check out their special offer (10 free hours!) for podcast listeners here. What You Will Learn in This Episode: How to onboard a new client Why agency owners aren't always great at client services How to hire strong account service people Keeping the relationship fresh with long-term clients What clients want from your client services How to merchandise a client relationship What agencies get wrong in client services

Healthy Wealthy & Smart
548: Erica Meloe: Knowing your Strengths as an Entrepreneur

Healthy Wealthy & Smart

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 45:11


In this episode, Owner and Founder of Velocity Physiotherapy, Erica Meloe, talks about the business of physical therapy. Today, Erica talks about her previous career, how to foster motivation and commitment in patients, and addressing company culture. What does it mean to be out-of-network? Hear about the biggest lessons Erica has learned in her career, the importance of mentorship, and get some valuable advice, all on today's episode of The Healthy, Wealthy & Smart Podcast.   Key Takeaways “Being an entrepreneur, you need to be able to know what your strengths are, and really work with those strengths.” “I learned over the years to delegate out what I don't like to do or what's not in my strengths.” “Practice makes permanent. It does not make perfect.” “If you put a computer between you and your patient, you decrease the outcome by 50%.” Some important definitions Co-pay. This is a fixed amount that's generally used for an in-network model. Co-insurance. This is based on a percentage of the bill. Balance-billing. This is balancing the bill up to what you typically charge. “Lately, a lot of plans are being reimbursed as a percentage of Medicare.” “A lot of being an entrepreneur is mindset.” “Why reinvent the wheel when someone else has done that?” “Be unapologetically yourself.” “We need to find joy in our life, and whatever that is, we need to do more of that.”   More about Erica Meloe Erica Meloe is a board certified physiotherapist in private practice in NYC. After a decade solving financial puzzles on Wall Street, Erica took her MBA and her problem solving skills into the clinic. She specializes in treating patients with unsolved pain and her mission is to raise awareness of the physical therapy profession to a level like no other. Erica is co-host of the podcast “Tough To Treat. A physiotherapist's guide to managing those complex patients.” She is also a thought leader in the profession and helps her patients as well as her colleagues empower themselves to lead and live with purpose. Erica's book “Why Do I Hurt? Discover the Surprising Connections That Cause Physical Pain and What To Do About Them” was released in June of 2018. She has also been featured in Forbes, BBC, Women's Day, Better Homes and Gardens, Muscle and Fitness Hers and Health Magazine. Erica is also fluent in Spanish and loves traveling!   Suggested Keywords Physiotherapy, Therapy, Health, Motivation, Commitment, Consistency, Practice, Entrepreneurship, Culture, Mentorship, Business, Mindset, Healthy, Wealthy, Smart   To learn more, follow Erica at: Website:          https://ericameloe.com                         https://toughtotreat.com                         https://www.velocityphysiony.com Facebook:       Erica Meloe PT                         Velocity Physio NYC                         Tough To Treat (Podcast) Twitter:            @EricaMeloe                         @VelocityPTNYC Instagram:       @toughtotreatpodcast Pinterest:         @emeloe LinkedIn:         Erica Meloe                         Velocity Physio YouTube:        Tough To Treat Business Round Table on July 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST  Subscribe to Healthy, Wealthy & Smart: Website:                      https://podcast.healthywealthysmart.com Apple Podcasts:          https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthy-wealthy-smart/id532717264 Spotify:                        https://open.spotify.com/show/6ELmKwE4mSZXBB8TiQvp73 SoundCloud:               https://soundcloud.com/healthywealthysmart Stitcher:                       https://www.stitcher.com/show/healthy-wealthy-smart iHeart Radio:               https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-healthy-wealthy-smart-27628927   Read the Full Transcript Here:  Speaker 1 (00:04): Hey, Erica. Welcome back to the podcast. It is always a pleasure to have you on, so thank you for coming back. Speaker 2 (00:11): Thanks. Thank you Karen, for asking me, I can't believe it it's been, I remember our first podcast was probably 10 or 11 yeah. Years ago. Speaker 1 (00:19): So yes. So long ago, like way way, the beginning of healthy, Speaker 3 (00:23): Wealthy and smart. You were Speaker 2 (00:27): On the second street. I was just, so I remember taking a car going up in the elevator and sitting there in the office. Oh my God. Yes. It's a pleasure to be back on again. Thank you so long Speaker 1 (00:37): Ago. Gosh. Yeah, that was a long time. It was like 10 years ago. And now this month we are talking all about the business of physical therapy. So I thought who else to have on who better to have on than you, who is a successful physical therapy entrepreneur business owner here in New York city. So before we get into your, what your business structure is like and how you run your business, I would love for you to remind the listeners a little bit of your background. So just so people know, Erica had a career before she became a physical therapist. So talk about that and how that career prepared you for your role as an entrepreneur. Speaker 2 (01:24): Yeah, that's a great question. I, it's funny, I've gotten much more involved during this time being at home a bit more during COVID with the whole wall street and and, and the whole, the financial markets, cause I've had more time to look at it, but I graduated just in brief. I have an MBA from stern school of business at the NYU stern school. And after graduation, I ended up working for an investment bank, a global investment bank and international foreign owned bank, literally starting in Karen, when I tell you and I'm dating myself, but I started like just before the market crashed. Okay. Like the 87 crash, Speaker 3 (02:05): I was going to say, you have to, you have to be more specific. There's been a few. So, Speaker 2 (02:12): So that was, and I started off in research and, and that was all great, but I ended up going on to a trading floor and it's, it's a, you know, like a huge trading floor with a lot of seats and it's an open, open area and mostly selling and trading international bonds, futures and options. And I, I really, I loved it. I loved, I really enjoyed working on wall street and I think that it was a different time back then, way different than it is now. And, you know, somebody asked me recently, why did you leave? And I was like, I didn't want to retire on a trading floor, which was the truth. You think God. Right. But I, I, I often think about why did I like it so much and how can I take that, that part of the business into anything else that I do. Speaker 2 (02:58): Right. And I liked it for many reasons. And one of it was, I was part of a team, you know, and I think the team of people, you know, we talk about collaborating in our, in our, in our world. I do very well with people, with a team, people who are team players. And I think for me, that's why I think in physical therapy land, I've been, you know, in the profession going on. Yeah. Committee's trying to run for different positions because I like being part of that team. It's just an, and we all have a lot in common too, I think as well. So it, and that's, you know, I got to talk to people on the phone a lot. I was, it was very much, it was back in the old days where we actually had to pick up the phone and call people and not, and it wasn't all computers. Speaker 2 (03:42): So that's the point. I think for me, I enjoyed the most and, and also figuring things out and problem solving. And as an entrepreneur, I mean, we have to figure things out all day long. Right. I think for me, it's, it was being a team player was definitely the main thing why I miss it. But I also liked the, the fast pace and, and, you know, yes, we're in New York, we all liked the fast paced and certainly not as fast as it used to be. That's for sure. But I enjoyed making those quick decisions and, and, and talking to clients and analyzing with them to solve their problems. So it's similar to physical therapy, right? I mean, we deal, we see patients, we try to, we talk to them, we try to figure out, you know, what, what's going on, what's going wrong with them or what their problem is. Speaker 2 (04:33): And, you know, I did recently a a paper for I'm doing part-time some courses and I did something on the therapeutic Alliance and the therapeutic Alliance, the quality that is the most important is really being, being a good listener and like listening to your patients, listening to your clients. So that's how I'm when I was on wall street. I, I really, this is when we had great expense accounts. Peter I've waited, you know, I flew to Mexico city for, for lunch one day with, for the central bank and came back. I exploited, I mean, that's the life I loved and I, to this day, I do miss it. I'll be, be honest, you know? And I, I was able to fly. I didn't, I didn't, I only covered a few international clients was mostly of domestic, but it was establishing those relationships, maintaining those contacts. Speaker 2 (05:25): I know you talk about like the concierge I read your article actually in an impact magazine. It was excellent. And it's about, you know, it's that extra service it's that, it's that developing that relationship. It's going that for mile. And, you know, I was one of the top sellers on the desk. And when I left people, some of my top clients were like, we liked you, or, you know, the, what if they use the word like, but they were like, you never shoved anything down our throats. I never shoved the deal down their throat. I never shoved anything down their throats. It was a, and I think that's, what's, I've taken a lot from that, you know, in a nutshell that, that whole experience, you know, Speaker 1 (06:05): And as an entrepreneur, where, where does that sort of plug in? Where does that fit? How did that help you grow your practice? Because you have a thriving practice in New York city. It doesn't happen overnight. Speaker 2 (06:20): Oh no. Oh no, no, no, no. And to be honest with you, I think as entrepreneurs, we are lucky in the sense that, you know, since we don't work for somebody, we work for ourselves, right. We have a little bit more leeway to discover things about ourself and what we want to do to grow the business. Right. and I think that what has from taking from the wall street experience the ability to that, what's the word I want to use. It's almost like being an entrepreneur. You need to be able to know what your strengths are and really work with those strengths. So when I first started out, I knew that my strength was I did the strength finders 2.0, you know, everybody should do that. It's, you know, and I'm like a learner achiever. You have to be a connector. I swear you have to be a connector. Speaker 2 (07:14): Right. You must, right. I'm a learner achiever like maximizer input and responsibility for those of you who have done that. So for me, the way I work best is when I play to my strengths. And I learned over the years to delegate out what I don't like to do, or what's not in my strength. Like, I it's just, why would you, do you, you know, we have the ability to do that. So playing to your strengths is that one of the first things I learned early on, because, you know, people say, oh, you can be a generalist physical therapist. You can treat everything, but what makes you different from the person down the street? Right. And for me, it's like, and I'm still, I still hone this to this day. This is all a work in progress. But you know, it's the problem solving. I love to figure stuff out. Speaker 2 (08:06): That's just basic. I love to figure stuff. I look to look at a trade when I was on wall street to figure it out, how can you make money? How can I make you money? Because if you make money, I make money. Right. And you know, if you feel better, if I can make the patient feel better, I do make more money. Cause they'll refer their friends and family. So it's very similar mindset. I think that was the hope. That was the answer you wanted, but it's, for me, it was really honing on, on what I did best. And then more recently, Karen, I looked at patients who I really like to treat. And what was the common thread, right. Wow. Speaker 1 (08:45): You knew what was it? What was the common thread? Speaker 2 (08:49): The, honestly it was being motivated and coming in consistently and being committed to going the full pro the full, raw, the full round. Don't come for two visits and don't come back. You want to, you're, you're literally, you are committed to having someone look at your entire body from the brain to the foot and looking at the connections in the body and be willing to commit some time to getting yourself better. That was the commonality, Speaker 1 (09:15): But, and they were athletic. But here I have, I have something to say about that. So was that the common thread they innately had or was that something that you helped to foster in them when you first see them, those first one or two visits? Speaker 2 (09:34): Yes. I helped to foster that. How Speaker 1 (09:37): Do you do that? How do you do that? How do you help to foster that? So, Speaker 2 (09:41): So when people phone initially, I'll backtrack a second. When people like this recently I had someone come in to sit, you know, she said, I'm seeing a well-known therapist in New York, blah, blah, blah, et cetera. What makes you different? And I was like, this is what makes me different. And I start off and I say, everybody says, they treat the whole body. You know, it's everybody treats differently. But what I do is I look at the connections in the body of the relationships of the regions, of the body, to each other. And I don't just treat your symptom. I look at your impairment and I look at their relationship with the head to the PIP, the need of the foot. And I tell them a story. I say, I have a patient recently. She had a pet issue in her pelvis, low back pain. Speaker 2 (10:18): And her driver was her foot. And I explain a little bit about why I do that. And I do that with patients when they first come in, this is what I say. I say, look, I don't want say, look, I basically tell them it's w I try. I listened for quite a bit. And then I basically tell them that it's, this is a relationship. And we're trying to change your movement patterns. If learning is very important, and I need to know how you learn best practice makes permanent. It does not make perfect. So you need to be able to come in and I'll say this to them. I need you to come in consistently at the beginning, once a week, I generally don't treat twice or three times and they start a surgical. But I'll treat for the hour. And I'll say, you know, minimally once a week for, let's say three weeks, I need to front load the visits because I'm trying to change strategies and trying to train your change, your brain. Speaker 2 (11:11): And I need to do that with a lot of input at the beginning of the treatments of the treatments. And if you want to space those out after I'm fine with that. And if patients can't do that, I basically say for whatever reason, if it's financial or Trey or vacation, I tell them that that's okay, but you won't get the same results. It will take longer. And the people who come in at the beginning, who front-load them get results quicker, and those are the people. And I looked at that list and that very true. They were coming in consistently and front-loaded, but I tell them that, but you know, it's based on the assessment and if I can give them, like, I don't want to say a wow, but if I, if they get what I'm trying to say, I can make a change in the first visit. Speaker 2 (11:55): Then they are more convinced of coming in more frequently. And I think because I do a lot of listening and I ask questions that not many people ask. I mean, we're similar. You and I, but I think that they don't get a lot of that outside of, of medicine, traditional medicine. And I think that when I explained to them, I'm trying to change your movement pattern. I'm trying to change your strategy. You're, I'm trying to work with you. You know, I'm trying to change how you move about your nervous system, your neuromuscular recruitment, things like that. And I, I, I work with them. I'll have the move and I can see I can. And I take P ever since COVID started, I've been with that Darla health. I've been taking more pictures in the office because I can really, I mark them up on my apple preview. And I'm seeing things that I never saw in the clinic before. And then when I show them this, they're like, oh my gosh. Wow. And I think their brain starts to change immediately when they in the first visit. And I think that that's important to get that buy-in at the beginning a little bit to help them come more consistently. Speaker 1 (13:00): Yeah, absolutely. If you don't have buy-in in the beginning, then they're not gonna, they're not going to be that patient who you said this common thread is they're motivated and committed. But I think that yes, if people are coming to see if they're seeking out a physical therapist, they're somewhat motivated, maybe committed, but it's, you who's educating them and listening and going that extra mile, making them feel comfortable, making them feel heard. And that's why you have motivated and committed patients. Correct. So it's a combination of the patient and what you do. So don't say, oh, it's just these motivated people. Speaker 3 (13:43): Good point [inaudible] I Speaker 2 (13:47): Know. And it's so funny because the, the, because we spend so much time listening, that is the form of communication, the best therapist or the best communicators. I mean, when I was doing this paper for therapeutic Alliance, you look at the, there's a like different pieces of the puzzle, listening and communication where like 70% of the outcome. I mean, maxi, Missy acts, she's a researcher at a McMaster, right? She says, you know, you walk into a treatment room, I'd say for somebody who's, you're, you're the fifth person you walk in there, hypervigilance, you know, distracted, you've exerted a no cebo effect on your patient before you even sat down. And they're not coming back after that. Right. So it's so important. And to, to know that, and I think that that'll help them make, make changes. You, if you go in there, you can be the best therapist ever and, and try to get them to be more motivated and committed. But if you're distracted, that doesn't work. Speaker 1 (14:43): Yeah. I mean, just put yourself in their shoes. That's all you need is, is like just a smidge of empathy, you know? Cause we all, you don't have to be like an empath. You just need a smidge because like, we all know what it's like, like when you go to the doctor and, and you're trying to like spill your guts to them. And they're like on their commute computer. Aha. And you're like, well, nevermind. I don't feel like telling you anything. Speaker 2 (15:10): I know. I know. And you literally, if you put a computer between you and your patient, you've decreased the outcome by 50%. Wow. That was an interesting statistic I found. And so now people are looking at me and this is extra work for me. And it's something I'm working through, but I literally barely write in the first part of the interview. I'm just listening to them and looking them in the eye. And I'm like, I'm trying to remember, and I have a good memory, but I'll write a few things down, but I'm listening to them. And I'm just passive, to be honest, if they don't give, I don't get what I want. I will ask other questions. But I think that that writing that paper on the therapeutic Alliance, even as an entrepreneur, because yes, we have the, we have the ability to make it, make our own schedule. Speaker 2 (15:54): Right. Have the freedom to do that. We have the, we have the freedom to tell people we don't want to see them. You know, I literally someone said to me recently, I don't know what you think about this is that you should have an application process to have them become your patient. I was like, Ooh, that's interesting. I'm not sure I'm there yet, but that's an interesting concept. You know, how business coaches do that a lot, you can apply for the program, right? I'm not sure I'm there yet. I can, you know, I can talk to somebody on the phone and get an idea of who, if they're right for me or if they're not, I'll say maybe there's somebody else, but I don't like, like a formal application process to do that. Speaker 1 (16:32): Qualifying people. I mean, I guess you can, but I, I mean, I think that you're doing that in that first visit by saying, you know, I, I really want you to be committed to this process. Is that something you think you can do? Yes. Right. how do you learn best? Because I want to make sure that my teaching style matches your learning style depending on who you are and how you do things. And, you know, what's interesting is you know, there's StrengthFinders, there's all these different things. In the Goldman Sachs class that I'm taking now, we used one called people styles at work, by Bolton, Bolton and Bolton second edition. And it basically it's 18 questions and it splits you up into four different kinds of learning styles or leader, sorry, leadership styles. But you can use that even with your clients and with, if you're an entrepreneur, let's say you have multiple people working for you. Speaker 1 (17:31): You can have them take these take this test or quiz if you will. And if someone is more analytical, maybe you want them doing this kind of work. If someone is more, there's four different kinds, there's analytical, which I think you are which would be less assertive. But some of these, I, I don't agree with that. I mean, it's, they're not all perfect, but less responsive to others, task oriented, precise, and attentive to detail, prefers to work with procedures and symptoms motivated by the right way to do things I, and, you know, we sort of fall into things that might be a little analytical, a little expressive, but there's our analytical, your exp you could be an expressive and amiable or a driver. Speaker 1 (18:22): And it's, it was very interesting to look at that, even from a client standpoint. So as you're talking, you can kind of guess like what the, what maybe your client is and how you can. So if they're more analytical, maybe you're going to want to hit them with your facts, your figures, your numbers. If they're more expressive, maybe you're going to want to hit them with the things that sort of tug at the heartstrings. If you're more amiable, if you think they're more amiable, then you're gonna maybe want to challenge them a little bit. So they're not always just yessing you all the time. You know what I mean? Yeah, Speaker 2 (18:58): Yeah, yeah, absolutely. That's, that's a great that's a, that's a great tool. I have to look into that. It's funny because I sent out some questionnaires ahead of time as well. I do the CSI questionnaire and the DAS questionnaire, and I get a good idea of, of just what their personalities are by looking at those. And some people I see them and I look at them, their questionnaires and they're like completely different people, you know, honestly. Right. But that gives me an idea of just their, just their overall persona. And then I explained to them, you know, I explain how I assess and I just say, and they're like, well, why are, you know, why are your hands in my armpits type thing? And I'll cause I'm well on the thorax, the head had the feet and I'll say, well, I'm, I explained the rules of the game. Speaker 2 (19:39): I said, I'm just gonna explain the rules of the game. Cause we don't know the rules we can't play and they all laugh and it's fun, you know? Cause I think it's just a way to make people feel at home. And I think it's funny because when I weirs ago and when I was working for other people as like a staff PT, yes, I'm older now, but I, I feel that as an entrepreneur, you can, you can express yourself differently and you have more freedom than if you were to be with, you know, sort of in the confines of a culture, like a corporate culture, like on wall street. For me, I wasn't confined in the sense because it was all about getting the deal done, making the money is pretty driven by money, right. So there were kind of no limits at that point back then. Speaker 2 (20:18): So you did what you felt, whatever you, whatever you do, you get the deal done. And we didn't really have, it was just, we had limits obviously, but it was very different. We weren't reigned in so much, you know, and then we were able to sort of be ourselves a little bit. And I, I always believe that things happen for a reason. I believe that I was meant to cover central banks are meant, I was meant to cover other banks at other different hedge funds because of the analytical style that these people have. You know, I think, you know, people say you find patients, I think patients find us, you know? Speaker 1 (20:54): Absolutely. Yeah, absolutely. And that's where, you know, your website, your wording, your copy, all of that can reflect that. And you hit on something that I want to touch on quickly too. And that's company culture. So how did you, and you have a partner and he gal, how did you guys address your company culture, the culture of your clinic, where you sort of very what's the word I'm looking for? Speaker 2 (21:31): Like, did we have like something Speaker 1 (21:33): Like, was it purposeful, did you sort of purposefully, like this is going to be our culture, this is, these are our values and what we want to reflect on our business. Yeah. Speaker 2 (21:45): I mean, we didn't do that formally. But we certainly, if it evolves over time, because it naturally the types of patients that would, that would come into the office would be those ones who sort of have been elsewhere or have, you know, really wants I don't even want to say hands on approach anymore, but more of a, of a, of a whole person approach and that it naturally evolved that way. And that sort of like when we did at one point when we were gosh, I think this was when we first started, we actually had to go up to Columbia university to speak to the student center up there. And, you know, we did a little PowerPoint and in that PowerPoint, it was, we talked about, you know, why the, you know, the hip is related to the foot. And, and so it evolved over time that, that whole, that whole culture and, and, and we were out of network from the get-go all right, because we knew that in order to treat this way and certainly New York rents, you know, you know, they're changed now, but back then, it was you, you could not at least in New York state, cause we're like, like the lowest reimbursed state in the country, right. Speaker 2 (22:55): I mean, you cannot maintain a business in New York city on an network network, unless you see, you know, five patients an hour, which is unacceptable to me. So that is not the way I'm I treat. And even, you know, it's funny when I graduated PT school, I called up a lot of places that I was going to interview at and see how many patients they saw an hour. And if it was four, I didn't go for the interview. And I had, I was lucky I had a career change. I had some savings, so I could be a little bit choosy, but I, I, it's very stressful working in that kind of an environment. Speaker 1 (23:25): Yeah, absolutely. So let's talk about the structure of your business. So you said you've been out of network from the beginning. So what does that mean? Can you explain to the listeners what that means? Speaker 2 (23:34): Yeah, so we don't contract. So basically we don't contract with an insurance company. So we have, we take Medicare. We are what we call par for Medicare. So that's con that's a contracted in New York city rate. And, but other than Medicare, we are out of network, which means that if your client has out of network benefits, we can do one of two things. You either build the insurance company directly. We charge them the co-insurance and then we get paid. So we get paid or the patient pays us directly. And then they submit the claim themselves, or we can submit the claim for them. So the majority of patients now have no out of network benefits. So what we end up doing is just billing the patient directly. And there are some insurances that we don't take it all. And so even out of network, so what we'll do is we'll just, the patient will pay us directly and then they'll submit on their own. We just give them a receipt, but out of network. So long-time patients of ours. We will bill the insurance company for them and wait for the insurance company to pay them, pay us, excuse me. And we'll charge them the co-insurance and that's gotten much less lately. Speaker 1 (24:51): Yeah. And can you explain what a co-insurance is? Speaker 2 (24:55): Yeah. So there's the co-pay and the co-insurance, the co-pay is a fixed amount. That's generally used for an in network model. So you have a 60 per dollar copay when you see a specialist. So co-insurance is based on a percentage. So for example, I work for, you know, large company, a here in New York, I have Cigna, my benefits are 70%, 30% Cigna will pay 70% of what's reasonable and customer in 30% is the co-insurance that 30% of the co the co-insurance is based on what you bill out of network. So you bill $400, the co-insurance can be 120 bucks, or it could be lower. We generally drop it lower. Okay. But we're because we're not contracted with, with any insurance companies. So a lot of people lot of lately, a lot of insurance companies have been sending patients letters like you, just so you know, you're seeing an out of network, I'm using this in air quotes, out of network, physical therapist, just so you know, they can balance bill you. So they're doing a lot of these sort of nefarious practices to get the patients saying, well, I don't know if I want to do an out of network practice, and they've been doing this for a while now, but in my patients know better. But recently someone brought in a piece of paper and it was not, was not a bill. It was just a statement of fact we've received charges, you're out of network, just, just FYI. They may balance bill you, which is, you know, they never did that before. Speaker 1 (26:21): Yeah. And balanced billing is Speaker 2 (26:24): They're going to build. So I'll use a simple example. Let's say $300. We charge, for example, let's say that's the number the patient's covered at 70%. Assuming. So let's say that it's, that would be two 10. That's usually not what they pay. Let's say they pay one 50. The co-insurance we charge was 50 bucks. That's $200. We can bill them to a hundred. That's a balanced bill means you balance you balance bill up to what you've charged. Speaker 1 (26:48): Got it. Got it. Yep. Just so people understand what all the well, because we're throwing out a lot of terms here. I want to make sure people understand, because this is all about the business of physical therapy, right. This whole month. So this is, this is literally the business, right. Speaker 2 (27:04): And I will, and I will. Yes. And I will tell you lately, a lot of plans just for anybody who's wants to do an out of network and bill and accept what they pay. A lot of plans are being, being reimbursed as a percentage of Medicare, which as we know is not great. So more often than not, you do not know that upfront. Sometimes they'll tell you, we do mostly electronic right now. And they won't, if there's nothing on the site that says patient is reimbursed at a certain rate, so you'll get paid. And then you realize, oh no, this is not enough. And so, you know, and that happens a lot of times after the fact. And so we have to, we have to you know, make the different part of the difference up in the co-insurance. So it has to, it's just, we have to, because of the, you need, we deserve caring. Speaker 2 (27:51): We deserve to get paid. This is what I say every night or every morning I write in my journal, my work is of high value and worthy of massive compensation because it is yes, we deserve to get paid. And and patients accept that now a lot more than they used to, a lot of patients now do not have out of network benefits at all. So they just pay and that's that, and that also comes down to your ideal client, right? Who, you know, you want, do you want somebody who's just going to like, you know, ask you to drop your rate or cause they, they will do that. They will ask you to drop your rate. And I generally don't do that anymore. You know, it's a special situation of course, but because those people are not sort of going to stick around, right? Speaker 2 (28:36): You want a lot of people who have no problem paying and it, depending on what your rates are, they will stick around and they will have no questions asked. And that, you know, as, as an entrepreneur, you will hone that ideal customer avatar over time. But speaking from experience, it is very frustrating when you, you, you treat an hour an hour and 15 minutes sometimes with people in any insurance company, out of network reimburses you at a percentage of Medicare, that's a joke. So you and I would get angry over it. And so at a certain point, you know, I, you know, a lot of I'm happy that we don't have out of network benefits a lot of the times, because it will save me that frustration and anger and the patient can just get reimbursed themselves, you know, pay me directly. But once again, as a new PA, if, if we have people who are just starting out or they're five years in the business and they want to start their practice, they may have to do that. And you're going to learn over time that the reimbursement changes from between insurance companies in between dates of service. I mean their insurance companies who we bill out of network will pay different rates for the same codes. It's just ridiculous. It's ridiculousness. And, you know, we have a small practice, someone who has a large practice like that, who's getting hurt like that. You need to almost hire us, hire like an advocate or somebody who can negotiate for you, you know, because that that's, that's a full-time job. Speaker 1 (29:57): Yeah, absolutely. And, and I think that it was really important to go through all of that, because that can be really confusing, especially for a new physical therapy entrepreneurs who want to start their own practice, who are on the fence. Should I take insurance? Should I not take insurance? I always tell people, call insurance companies and find out what they reimburse in your area. Yeah. Because it may be worth it to take an insurance, take one insurance and not take the others because there are insurance companies that may reimburse 120, 150 a visit. Hey, that's not bad. Speaker 2 (30:33): I will tell you there's a couple of patients. And if it's planned dependent, because there's far and few between, like I can count on one hand, the amount of patients I have who have like the platinum insurance plan. Right. And you will get paid more than your direct rate, which that number is dwindling. I've had people therapist asked me recently, should I? Because of COVID because of the financial stresses people are under, should they start billing out of network for their patients? And I basically tell them what I just told you. It's, it's, it's a great service you can offer. But if you don't have an assistant, you will be on the phone way too much than you want to be on the phone. Okay. so it just misses out your priorities. Yeah. Yeah. Speaker 1 (31:16): And actually my next, that was going to be my next question for you is if let's say a, a budding physical therapy entrepreneur comes to you and says, gosh, what, what was one of the biggest lessons you learned when in the course of either starting or now continuing to run your business? What would that be? Hmm. I think Speaker 2 (31:47): With regards to, I would say being willing, being open and being open to collaboration, being open to like expecting the patient to do the right thing. Because a lot of times we can say, oh, their patients never got going to pay. They're not going to do this. They're not going to do that. And I think that a lot of about being an entrepreneur, and this is one of the biggest lessons is, is your mindset. It's the vibration that you have. And it may sound woo woo. But trust me, it works. You know, 80% of this is mindset. 20% is execution. You know, you can sign up with an insurance company, you can do the billing, you can put the codes and you can do the evil, right. It's about minds. If you expect people not to pay you, or if you expect people to, you know, B B be difficult with, with regards to where, if you expect with insurance, we expect to have a difficult time. Speaker 2 (32:44): You will have a difficult time. And a lot of it is mindset. That's the biggest lesson I think because the technical stuff can be, can be taught, you know? And when I first started out opening the practice, I was looking for a mentor in our profession and, you know, Karen, I still, I couldn't find one. And it was very frustrating because I was I was, you know, did have an MBA, but the school of entrepreneurship didn't was not open at stern. And when I was there, right. So I was coming from a corporate culture, transitioning to an entrepreneur, an easy transition in terms of mindset, but not an easy one in terms of logistics of, you know, what does it take to be an entrepreneur versus working for a corporation or corporate it's very different. You have to really advocate for yourself. Speaker 2 (33:32): You have to know who you have to know who you are treating. Your marketing is huge. You have to really learn a lot about that even before way before you even, I mean, I w I wouldn't say learn that before you start your business, because most people, if we did that, we would still not have a business. You know, I would just start and go and you'll learn, you know, but, but the mentorship is huge. I think because why reinvent the wheel when someone else has done that? So talking about the 80% strategy, why, why reinvent the wheel, find somebody in our profession who can mentor you, right. That can help you do that. And the 20, the mindset is stuff is, is, is you, you can learn with mentors or finding somebody outside of our field to help you with that. But that's, that is important. Speaker 2 (34:17): And I believe that the, the, I know we've got a lot of business groups out in our field right now who charge very large sums of money to, to, you know, to up to, you know, and they're great programs, but I will throw out an option. You know, there are a lot of great physical therapists out here, you know, who have business backgrounds, who are entrepreneurs, who have successful businesses like you and me, we, we could all easily help out people, you know from a mentor program. And, you know, we need to grow the profession. We need to grow our physical therapists. And I think it's important that we give back and, and it being, and, and learning one of the main things I've learned as side's, the mindset is learning to be a mentor and learning the importance of mentorship. Because I didn't have one when I first came on and I still don't have one yet. I'm still looking, but, you know, that's why I have a team and collaborate with people like yourself, you know, cause we learn. But I do think that people should like you and I are like on the front lines, so to speak, right. We're, we're, we're, we're seeing patients, we're, we're actually doing it, we're running a business. And I do think that is important when people look for programs out there. Right. Because I think it's, it's, you know, we've done all the hard work. Why reinvent the wheel? Yeah, Speaker 1 (35:41): Absolutely. I couldn't agree more. And I think that's great advice for any upcoming entrepreneur in the physical therapy space. And before we jump off, where can people find you, if they want to ask you questions, if they want to know how you do things, where's the best places for people to reach Speaker 2 (36:00): You? A couple of things, we have a podcast with the wonderful Susan Clinton and myself it's called tough to treat. Yes. we've got our a hundred, our hundredth episode was last week kind of Speaker 5 (36:11): Crazy. Right. I was so proud my God. Speaker 2 (36:14): So there's our website, tough to treat.com and I've got a bunch of website, our business, the website, but I'll give you like the way to reach me is all my handles on social media are at Erica mellow. And my email is erica@ericamellow.com. Speaker 1 (36:31): Perfect. And your website, Eric Speaker 3 (36:33): And mellow.com. Yes, yes, yes. Speaker 2 (36:37): Yeah, no, I'm thinking more philosophy. Physio. One is being redone right now. So that Erica mellow.com is a, Speaker 1 (36:42): It's a good one. Perfect. And we'll have the links to all of that at podcast dot healthy, wealthy, smart.com and the notes for this site for this podcast. And I know that you've answered this question before, but I'll ask it again because you know, more advice from you is not a bad thing. And that's, what advice would you give to your younger self? Maybe like fresh, forget, forget you your first job out on wall street, or even your MBA. How about like fresh out of undergrad? Speaker 2 (37:18): That's a good question. And you asked this of everybody, right? I, I know this, I know you do. I think that, and, and I'm saying this now because I've experienced so much throughout the life, I've lost loved ones and things like that, but be unapologetically yourself. You know, Speaker 1 (37:39): I know don't we waste too much time being somebody else. Yep. Speaker 2 (37:44): Yep. It's at it is. Yes, we have. We do. And I think that if we are Susan always calls me my podcast. CO's a confronter, I'm like, I'm not really a confront her, but I do, you know, have opinions. And I think that we that's the advice just, you know, open your mouth basically and be up, be yourself. Speaker 1 (38:09): Excellent advice. Because like, like you said, we waste so much time trying to be somebody else and trying to conform to what people think we should be instead of just being who we are. Speaker 2 (38:19): Yes. And I, and I think that if I were to give an like other advice, because there's so much burnout in our profession now is that, you know, we need to find joy in our life and whatever that is, it varies for everybody need to do more of that. And this is a practice that I've done. So I recently went to a polo match gesture day. And so I have every year I have a thing called magical moments. And if I have a magical moment like that, I write it down. So it can be like, you know, spinning at soul cycle and Hudson yards during a pandemic, you know, or, or, you know, going to the, met with my niece or going to a polo match or Disney when I, and so at the end of each year or new year's Eve, I'll look at that. And I'm like, oh, I actually did have a nice year because I think we don't write those things down, you know? And I, and I think that's good for, for, for us to do. Speaker 1 (39:10): I love that. I love it yet. Another great piece of advice. Well, thank you so much for coming on the podcast and we will see you again at the end of the month on Tuesday, the 27th of July for our business of physical therapy round table talks, I'm really excited. And for all the people listening, you can find that out in the show notes as well, how to get more information on that round table. So I'm looking forward to that. So thank you so much, Erica, for coming on Speaker 2 (39:45): Again. You're welcome, Karen. Thank you. And, and to all Speaker 1 (39:48): Of you guys listening, thanks so much, have a great couple of days and stay healthy, wealthy and smart.  

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'NYT' reporter Adam Goldman describes an undercover effort, led by an avid Trump supporter, that trained conservatives in espionage techniques and sent them to dig up dirt on progressives. Some operations were aimed at discrediting perceived enemies of Trump when he was president, including his national security advisor, H.R. McMaster.Also rock critic Ken Tucker reviews new songs by veteran artists Tom Jones, Jackson Browne and John Mayer.