Summary: Success in sports mirrors success in life. The keys are to set goals, work hard, be motivated, overcome obstacles and push through disappointments. In Tackling Life, one of the greatest sports legends of all time teams up with one of the most renowned experts on emotional management to tackle life through the lessons of sports. Ray Lewis and Dr. Christian Conte draw on their insatiable drive and passion, and immense experience to bring you a jam-packed, high-energy podcast that will inspire, motivate, and educate, and give you a blueprint for a happier, more successful life.
Ray and Dr. Conte talk about the importance of having a plan for life, and regularly visualizing that plan. They also talk about the transformational effects of doing good things for people; being "the light." They issue a challenge to write in and share good news and the good things you're doing so they can highlight them on the show.
Take Ray and Dr. Conte's 30-day challenge to make your relationships better. The next several episodes will go in-depth on all aspects of relationships. On this episode, they talk about the power of touch, how your work ethic impacts your relationships, and the commitment to make each other better.
What does it mean to be an "alpha-male?" How do you know if you're an alpha male? Ray and Dr. Conte talk about the one key characteristic all alpha-males have.
Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to pursue your passion, have no regrets, and change course when necessary. They also have an inside look at the top performers in the NFL.
Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how you can fully engage and what it means to not cheat yourself; how everything leads up to everything else. Plus hear how Ray successfully tackled stuttering in his youth, and Dr. Conte has a couple of powerful stories that leave Ray speechless.
Ray and Dr. Conte welcome Phyllis Newhouse, President of Leadership Inspiration Talks (LITalks.com). Her personal story is as uplifting and inspiring as her achievements. Born in North Carolina, one of 11 children with very modest means, her hard work ethic, determination and self-drive, the love of enhanced technology, and desire to make a difference, have led to her recognition as one of the top leaders in the technology industry and one of the most influential Women in Technology. Phyllis is a Retired Army Non-Commissioned Officer and a Service-Disabled Veteran with more than 22 years of service.
You can't hide from your character. Ray and Dr. Conte talk about when fans feel the freedom to say whatever they want no matter how vile, uncivil or ignorant.
Ray and Dr. Conte respond to last night's horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Ray and Dr. Conte have a powerful reaction to a listener email from Brent about making judgments but being receptive enough to open your heart to the possibility of being wrong. And they respond to a listener email from Mike asking how to keep from being angry with people when they do the wrong things and you know you're right.
Ray Lewis reveals why he knelt for the anthem at the Ravens game yesterday.
Ray and Dr. Conte answer a listener question from Winston about how to use sports stats to improve your game. And they answer a listener question from John about how successful leaders use time in large organizations.
Ray and Dr. Conte have advice on how to not let losses or failures define you, and how to never look back and keep moving forward. They also have a laugh-out-loud method for dealing with pain. Plus, Ray debuts his non-profit, Ray of Hope Foundation, dedicated to uplifting those in dire need. Check it out at RayOfHopeFoundation.org.
Ray and Dr. Conte respond to a listener email from Robin about pushing through pain. And they respond to a listener email from Matthew about how to deal with negative and toxic people.
The story you tell yourself dictates how you approach the world. Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how you can write your own story to match your vision and imagination, instead of a story that blocks you from accomplishing your goals. Ray shares some compelling and insightful stories from his own life and experiences both on the field and off.
Ray and Dr. Conte respond to some listener email, including a moving message from Ali, a listener on the tiny Middle Eastern island of Bahrain where American football is non-existent. On this episode, you'll hear Ray's formula for greatness. And Dr. Conte reveals his three core principles that lead to greatness. You can submit messages for future Fan Fridays at TacklingLifePodcast.com. Or leave us a voicemail at (646) 762-4432. We may play your message on the show.