expectation

EPISODE 103: I’m Not Your Guru. Please Don’t Make Me Your Guru: Seth Taylor

EPISODE 103: I’m Not Your Guru. Please Don’t Make Me Your Guru: Seth Taylor

“The trap of high experiences, however they occur, is that you become attached to their memory and so you try to recreate them. These memories compel you to try to reproduce the high."
-Ram Dass

I’ve many times been referred to watch I AM NOT YOUR GURU, a documentary about Tony Robbins and his experiential retreats.  I watched it right before recording with Seth, and it leads us into a discussion about my own thoughts on "teachings" and gurudom...

EPISODE 091: Power, Ego, and Conscience: Chad Weber

EPISODE 091: Power, Ego, and Conscience: Chad Weber

Here is an interesting episode for ya.  Chad Weber knew me when I was a pastor; he was a parishioner at the particular brand of mega-monster we both attended.  But until now, we're never really talked.  He's a fellow Loser and a producer of the show, and we sit down over drinks to chat.  As we begin his story into MMA, Jujitsu, and his debut cage match, we quickly move into, what was, a therapeutic conversation around being goal driven as a Type A personality.  This is a frank and transparent ride through my journey as it is today, an online guru?