Real Stories, Told By the Men Who Lived Them

Understanding what it means to be a man in today’s world can be challenging and frustrating. Every week join Eric Rogell as he interviews guests who share stories of their personal journey to manhood.

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Pushing the Limits of Physical and Mental Toughness - with Dr. David Minkoff

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This November, at 73 years old, Dr. David Minkoff will head to Hawaii to compete in the Ironman.
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Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable - with Jason Van Camp

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Jason Van Camp knows the value and power of being uncomfortable. Of deliberately pushing yourself out of your comfort zone.
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Living Your Life On Purpose - with Ian Lobas

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Today’s guest, Ian Lobas, is a successful entrepreneur, a personal performance coach, and the host of the highly popular podcast, Men On Purpose.
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Forging the Mindset of Mr. Olympia - with Nordine Zouareg

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Nordine Zouareg is a world champion bodybuilder who has held the titles of Mr. France, Mr. Europe, Mr. World, and Mr. Universe.
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Murder to Millions: You Can Overcome Any Challenge - with Nelson Tressler

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Before he was even born Nelson Tressler’s name was notorious in his hometown...
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From Doctor to Inmate: Life Lessons From Lockup with Scott Becker

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In today’s episode Becker shares the hard-won lessons on manhood, respect, courage, and more that he took from his time behind bars.
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Creatively Conquering Challenges with Nir Bashan

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There are times when overcoming challenges and solving problems can be done by sheer force of will.
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The Impact of Living in Integrity with Rusty Gaillard

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My guest today, Rusty Gaillard, had it all. A great family, an MBA from Stamford, and his dream job as the Worldwide Director of Finance at Apple.
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Challenge Creates Capability with Josh Koerpel

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If you had the opportunity to leave your job, jump on an old motorcycle and ride through the Himalayas in the dead of winter would you take it?
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The Power and Impact of Having a Vision with Hank McLarty

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“What legacy am I going to leave?” That’s the question Hank McLarty asked himself after he turned 50.
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Drop the Excuses, and Assign, Align and Adjust with Alex Molden

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Having the right coaching, strategy and mindset will separate the greats from everyone else.
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Living a Legendary Life with Tommy Breedlove

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It can take waking up in a ditch to give you the kick in the pants needed to turn your life around.
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Leaving Footprints in the ‘Hood with Henri Crockett

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We all need mentors and coaches. For retired NFL linebacker Henri Crockett, the men who helped guide him came from dramatically different backgrounds.
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From the Prison Yard to Harvard Yard with Andre Norman

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When driving toward a goal or dream, there are times we hit up against incredible odds, or come face to face with those who try to talk us out of it.
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When Did Leading Become Pacifying?

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How to lead in a crisis is a big question a lot of people are looking for the answer to right now.
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Hate Them or Honor Them: You Decide

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Eric shows you how to look past the initial “I don’t like that guy” reactions and go deeper, finding the things about them you can appreciate.
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Overcome Expectations and Doubts and Write Your Own Song with “Cowboy” Jax Young

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Battling against the expectations and labels others pin on us is one of the toughest challenges we face, with “Cowboy” Jax Young.
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From Surviving On the Streets, to NFL Fields, and Back to the Streets - The Heroic Journey of Tyrus McCloud

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From 11 years old, Tyrus McCloud was surviving on the streets in one of the most dangerous zip codes in the country.
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The Warrior Math Geek vs The NFL - The Real Story Behind the Concussion Battle, with Alan Schwarz

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My guest today, Alan Schwarz, proves that warriors show up in all different ways.
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Stephen Lang Brings Out the Hero in Anti-Heroes

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Today I talk with actor and star of the blockbuster hit movie, Avatar, Stephen Lang.
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No More Betas: The Role of a Man as a Leader– with Jesse Lee Peterson

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GUEST: Jesse Lee Peterson, author, activist, pastor, counselor, and talk show host
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Roundtable Discussion: Screw Failure... Turn it Into the Key to Your Success – with MJ Gottlieb

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The Roundtable gets together to discuss their insights and takeaways from my interview with MJ Gottlieb in WLKH 19.
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Screw Failure... Turn it Into the Key to Your Success – with MJ Gottlieb

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GUEST: MJ Gottlieb WHO HE IS: Entrepreneur, author, CEO of Loosid WHAT WE TALK ABOUT: MJ’s failed businesses and how he used the lessons and experiences
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Roundtable Discussion: Jamison Monroe – The Courage to Own Your Failures as Fuel for Your Success

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I got the Roundtable together to discuss what they took away from my interview with Jamison Monroe from WLKH 7
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Roundtable Discussion: Gareth Roriston – Living Fully as Both Your Tribal Man and Civilized Man

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The men of the Roundtable get together to discuss their insights and takeaways from Gareth Roriston’s interview from WLKH 16.
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Living Fully as Both Your Tribal Man and Civilized Man - with Gareth Roriston

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I have Gareth Roriston joining us today. A British native, Gareth spent the last several years in Kenya running a wildlife conservancy.
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Roundtable Discussion: Former NFL Referee Jim Daopoulos - Commanding Integrity and Earning Respect On and Off the Field

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Former NFL Referee Jim Daopoulos stopped by the studio to talk throwing flags, living in integrity 24/7, and commitment it takes to achieve your goals.
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Roundtable Discussion: Mark Stern – The Art of Throwing a Lot of Sh*t on the Wall and Seizing Naked Opportunity

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The Roundtable got together to talk about what they took away from my interview with Mark Stern for WLKH 12.
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Commanding Integrity and Earning Respect On and Off the Field - with Former NFL Official Jim Daopoulos

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Today former NFL referee Jim Daopoulos joins me in the studio.
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The Art of Throwing a Lot of Sh*t on the Wall and Seizing Naked Opportunity - with Mark Stern

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Mark Stern joins me today. It’s a wild interview with stories of his journey spanning more than 70 years.
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Roundtable Discussion: Jarred Elmar – Courage and Belief Beats All Odds to Create Wealth and Success

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Courage of a Warrior: Overcoming Insurmountable Challenges – with Noah Currier

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In the studio, today is Noah Currier, paralyzed military veteran and founder of OscarMike.org. Noah’s story is incredibly inspiring.
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Courage and Belief Beats All Odds to Create Wealth and Success - with Jarred Elmar

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Joining the show today is self-made millionaire Jarred Elmar.
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Roundtable Discussion: Jason Fox – Driven to Success on the Football Field and in the Tech Field

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I got the Roundtable together to discuss Jason Fox’s interview on WLKH 9.
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Driven to Success on the Football Field and in the Tech Field – With Jason Fox

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Joining us today is Jason Fox, former offensive tackle for the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins.
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Recovery: The Courage to Own Your Failures as Fuel for Your Success – Jamison Monroe

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Today we have Jamison Monroe, founder of Newport Academy, a pioneering treatment center that helps teens and young adults struggling with addiction.
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Adventure Travel to Feed Your Beast, Beingness, and Brotherhood – With Jake Haupert

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Jake Haupert is our guest today, and he’s here to talk about how you can use adventure travel and journeys that challenge you mentally and physically.
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Roundtable Discussion: Paul Teutul Sr. – Heart of a Warrior: The Untold Story

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The Roundtable got together to discuss the issues raised by Paul Sr. during his interview on WLKH #4.
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Paul Teutul Sr. – Heart of a Warrior: The Untold Story

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If you think you know Paul Sr. from Orange County Choppers, wait until you hear his untold story.
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Captain Larry Brudnicki – Life and Death Decisions During The Perfect Storm

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Captain Larry Brudnicki is today’s guest. Captain Brudnicki directed the dramatic rescue missions during the infamous Perfect Storm.
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“Coach Rick” Andreassen - The Heart and Soul of a Hero

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Rick Andreassen, known to thousands of kids worldwide as Coach Rick, joins us today.
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Rob Biasotti - Courage: The True Power of a Strength Coach

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Rob Biasotti, strength coach for a top ranked high school football program who trained dozens of NFL stars when they were young,.
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Start Here

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Understanding what it means to be a man in today’s world can be challenging and frustrating. Join Eric Rogell as he interviews guests who share stories.
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