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189: On Sabbatical

  In this episode, Thane Marcus Ringler gives three reasons why he’s going on a sabbatical. These three reasons include time, money, and focus. If you found value in the......Read More
April 7, 2021

188: Fellowship Ft. Sean Hanson: Humble Swagger: A Conversation On Ministry, Masculinity, And Early Lessons From Running An Organization

  In this episode, Thane Marcus Ringler and his guest, Sean Hanson, come together for a fellowship conversation on ministry, masculinity, and management. Sean launched BUD Ministries, a nonprofit seeking to unite, disciple,......Read More
March 10, 2021

187: Couch Conversations With Evan Ryan Ringler: Learnings From Marriage And Rhythms For Healthy Partnerships

  Marriage is not the end-game for many relationships. It is where the journey actually begins. In an age where many marriages fall through the roof, how can you fight......Read More
March 3, 2021

186: Fellowship Ft. Austin Gray: Get Creative And Make It Work: An Entrepreneurial Conversation On Community, Sustainability, The Shame Cycle, And Doing Business For Good

  It is not wrong to give your best in your business and strive hard to achieve success, but it is unacceptable to disregard your physical, mental, and personal states......Read More
February 24, 2021

185: John Eldredge: Guarding The Heart: Why Humans Prefer Denial, Practicing Self-Kindness, Asking God’s Opinion, Being Protective Instead Of Defensive, And Knowing That Your Story Matters

  The human heart is the chamber of humanity where dreams, disappointments, hope, and other emotions and desires are found. The Wild at Heart author himself, John Eldredge, sits with Thane......Read More
February 17, 2021

184: Self-Kindness: How To Overcome Self-Sabotage

  Believe it or not, it’s easier to beat ourselves up all the time for not being good enough than to change our inner dialogue and give ourselves some grace.......Read More
February 10, 2021

183: John Pierson: Who Are You Serving Today?: Why We Should Pursue Things We Enjoy, Striking A Balance In Our Lives, Valuing People Above Tasks, Learning Patience In The Process, And Embracing The Idea Of Change

  In running a business, values still trump mere money-making strategies. That’s why in any setting, entrepreneurs who give enormous regard to servant leadership will always find success in their......Read More
February 3, 2021

182: Eric Wood: Serve Where You Are: A VP’s Story Of Living Intentionally, Removing Barriers, Valuing And Including Others, Pursuing Faith As Relationship, And Overcoming Inequality

  You are called upon to serve where you are. No matter what your circumstances are, God has given you the gifts that you have the responsibility to use in......Read More
January 27, 2021

181: Riji Raja: Pairing Affirmations With Action: An Actor Who’s On A Mission To Let You Know You Are Enough, No One Is Born Ready, And There Is A Purpose To Living

  When your back is finally pushed against the wall, you will start to have a new life perspective centered on gratitude, optimism, and putting trust in God. This is......Read More
January 20, 2021

CO-FOUNDED BY:

ADAM SETSER

THANE RINGLER

We met at college in LA and haven’t lost touch since.
Like-minded about pursuing excellence in everything, we challenge each other with our different perspective and goals in life.

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Compassion International

Compassion is the the world’s leading authority in holistic child development through sponsorship. We are partnering together with them to give children the support they need to truly thrive.

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SAVING INNOCENCE

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GOOD CITY MENTORS

Good City Mentors partners inspiring professionals and creative brands with local high schools, providing school-day mentorship. Our innovative team-mentoring model creates a mentoring community where everyone is invested in the success of the others.

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DoSomething.org

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“FAR AND AWAY THE BEST PRIZE THAT LIFE HAS TO OFFER IS THE CHANCE TO WORK HARD AT WORK WORTH DOING.”

— THEODORE ROOSEVELT —

(EP. #9)

 

“IF YOU WANT TO EXCEL IN LIFE AND HAVE JOY, BE TEACHABLE.”

— LIZZIE EFFINGER —

(EP. #24)

 

“HUMAN KNOWLEDGE IS NEVER CONTAINED IN ONE PERSON. IT GROWS FROM THE RELATIONSHIPS WE CREATE BETWEEN EACH OTHER AND THE WORLD, AND STILL IT IS NEVER COMPLETE. AND TRUTH COMES SOMEWHERE ABOVE ALL OF THEM.”

— PAUL KALANITHI —

(EP. #31)

 

“A GOOD QUESTION IS ONE THAT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET THE ANSWER TO, AND A GREAT QUESTION IS ONE THAT REALLY HAS NO ANSWER.”

— TAYLOR REYNOLDS —

(EP. #23)

 

“THE GREAT AIM OF EDUCATION IS ACTION NOT KNOWLEDGE.”

— HERBERT SPENCER —

(EP. #28)

 

“THERE’S A STANDARD FOR YOUR LIFE WHETHER YOU IDENTIFY IT OR NOT. SO ARE YOU GOING TO DEFINE IT OR ARE YOU GOING TO LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU?”

— COURTNEY ROBERTS —

(EP. #18)

 

“YOU DON’T HAVE TO HAVE A HUGE PLATFORM TO MAKE A HUGE IMPACT.”

— J.D. DREW —

(EP. #34)

 

“THE IMPACT OF LIFE IS BEING FAITHFUL IN THE RIGHT AREAS. AND THAT’S HOW YOU BECOME A ‘HERO’.”

— SHANNON HURLEY —

(EP. #37)

 

“THE GREATEST TOOL YOU HAVE IS CONSISTENCY IN YOUR OWN LIFE.”

— BARRY MOORE —

(EP. #41)