Entries by Andrew Petty

Keep Going

Unless you’re completely deluded or hiding under a rock, you know that life is hard. On the whole, it’s a series of challenges, crises, and steep learning curves punctuated by brief periods of relative peace and ease. That’s why all of us need to hear the very simple, highly-underrated, and completely unsexy message I’m offering […]

The Mortality Mindset

What new things do you have in mind for this new year? Maybe you want to tackle a new professional challenge. Maybe you want to pay more attention to your health. Maybe you want to dial back your intensity at work to make more time for family and friends. Whatever your new things are this […]

Forward, Pioneer!

What comes to mind when you hear the word “frontier?” Covered wagons? Lewis and Clark? Space–the “final frontier,” for all you Trekkies out there? Danger, uncertainty, a place to avoid? Or how about excitement, discovery, a place to seek? In this modern age, the Frontier is neither an idea nor a reality with much apparent […]

The Serendipity Strategy

Serendipity. According to the Oxford Languages Dictionary, “serendipity” is “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” What if it was possible to harness the power of serendipity rather than leave it all up to chance? Finding Serendipity in Our Own Story If we’re honest, many of the most […]

What Do You Do?

“What do you do?” We’re all familiar with this question. It comes up naturally when we meet someone for the first time in a social setting. Its usual purpose is to learn what someone does for a living to keep food on the table and a roof over their heads. In this episode, however, we’ll […]

What Do You Need to Let Go Of?

What do you need to let go of? It’s an easy question to ask, but it can be an awfully tough one to answer. In this episode, I’ll share how an answer to this question revealed itself to me recently and the impact it’s had. I hope my experience will inspire you to begin seeking […]

Have Time or Time Will Have You

This episode is a wake-up call, a call to get back in the driver’s seat of your life, a call to become the boss of your most precious nonrenewable resource: Time. Because if you don’t have time, Time will ultimately have you. And you won’t like the results. Guilty as Charged How many times have […]

How to Make the Most of Today

How do we make the most of today? This episode is short and sweet, banged out somewhat hastily during the current season of curveballs I mentioned in the previous episode–but banged out with love and goodwill toward you, my fellow traveler along life’s winding path, you who are waking up to the reality of your […]

No Time Like the Present

Are you giving the things that matter most the attention they deserve? On this podcast, I try to equip us all with the mindset and the means to live with even more guts, gusto, and abandon. Today’s episode emphasizes means more than mindset and gives you a simple tool that will help you outsmart the […]