Finding Your Summit Podcast

Stories with fascinating people of amazing accomplishment. Hosted by Mark Pattison.

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090: Motivational Speaking and Leadership, with Bernie Swain

By Ted Rogers | June 10, 2019

Powder Matt Mosteller Bernie Swain is an author, TEDx motivational speaker and business leader. His organization, Washington Speakers Bureau, has worked with top national and international leaders including three U.S. Presidents, four British Prime Ministers, numerous journalists, military generals and other influential and high-profile clients. His work has been covered by The Washington Post, Fortune…

089: Starting Over Again Through Song, with Ta’u Pupu’a

By Ted Rogers | June 10, 2019

Powder Matt Mosteller Ta’u Pupu’a is a graduate of the Juilliard Opera Center and former NFL player recruited by the Coach Bill Belichick of the Cleveland Browns (which became the Baltimore Ravens). Born a native of the Kingdom of Tonga, Ta’u moved to Salt Lake City and discovered football in high school. Ta’u was able…

Rewind 066: Speaker, Retired NFL Quarterback, Tom Flick Is Here To Learn About You

By Ted Rogers | June 10, 2019

Powder Matt Mosteller In this REWIND episode, Mark and Tom Flick discuss moving faster with less chaos. “We must stop, slowdown and think,” says Tom. When companies are too focused on efficiencies and relying on processes, organizations lose intentionality. These automated approaches to life and work invite chaos. To be nimble and fast, leaders have to…

Powder Matt Mosteller

087: Powder Matt Mosteller The Adventurer’s Path Through the Mountains

By adminbeav | January 11, 2019

Powder Matt Mosteller Powder Matt Mosteller’s life changed in the mountains. Sitting in a station wagon alone, waiting…life happened. Matt wanting some fresh air, opened his car door. A ski instructor on the way up the mountains saw young Matt and said, “Come on, I’m about to give a lesson, come with me and I’ll…

Mariel Hemingway

086: Mariel Hemingway – Gets Real About Conquering Her Summit

By adminbeav | January 4, 2019

Mariel Hemingway Mariel as a child, experienced tumult constantly, yet grew up surrounded by beauty in Ketchum, Idaho. Being part of the Hemingway family meant exposure to drug and alcohol abuse, mental disorders; plus, seven separate suicides within the family. Everyone was damaged and self-medicating to cope. Mariel made a documentary Running From Crazy that…

Rebecca Rusch

085: Rebecca Rusch – Queen of Pain

By adminbeav | December 28, 2018

Rebecca Rusch is known as the Queen of Pain. She was given that nickname by her peers who’ve marveled at her determination and focus despite the challenges presented in a given moment. Rebecca is a 7 time world champion across a number of disciplines. She’s been a member of the US National white water rafting…

Stephen Wampler

084: Stephen Wampler – Making Disabilities Disappear

By adminbeav | December 21, 2018

Stephen Wampler Stephen is a mountain climber. In 2010 he ascended El Capitan. That feat by itself is a challenge, but something done by thousands of people. However, Stephen has Cerebral Palsy making his ascent not just exceptional, but a singular accomplishment. From a young age, Stephen’s neurological disorder earned him no special treatment at…

Tim Kennedy

083: Tim Kennedy, Sheepdog Response, Always Hard to Kill

By adminbeav | December 14, 2018

Tim Kennedy Always Hard to Kill Tim Kennedy is a warrior of the first order. He’s a Ranger, Special Forces, sniper, Green Beret, 19B (Weapons) soldier with several deployments. He’s also a championship grade UFC fighter, at one point he ranked as high as 5th in the world, who’s twice fought for the title. His…

ESPN Reporter Shelley Smith

082: Shelley Smith – ESPN Reporter, Chasing Stories, Tackling Adversity

By adminbeav | December 7, 2018

Shelley Smith ESPN Reporter, Chasing Stories, Tackling Adversity Shelley Smith is a reporter at ESPN. She’s done stories on some of the most memorable moments in sports history. It is the unique angles that keep Shelley, who avoids the obvious, valuable on the sidelines at games. The Adversity Everyone knows Shelley is a pro. When…

081: Todd Orr – Survived 2 Grizzly Bear Attacks

By adminbeav | November 30, 2018

Todd Orr – Survived 2 Grizzly Bear Attacks Todd Orr is an outdoors man. He’s grew up and fell in love with outdoor life in the mountains of Ennis, Montana. His days were spent camping, hiking, hunting and fishing. Todd realizing he didn’t want an indoor life, he got a degree in fish and wildlife…

109: Chris Warner: Mountaineer, Entrepreneur, Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker, and Leadership Expert has reached his summit on some of the highest mountain peaks in the world.

108: JJ Birden: Ex-NFL wide receiver for the Browns, Cowboys, Chiefs, and Falcons has overcome serious physical injuries and raising five nieces and nephews along with his own children to become a successful entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker.

107: Jason Redman: 20 years as a Navy Seal & shot 8 times including one to the face on enemy front lines. No bad days, only good days for this hero…

106: Terry McDonough: a man who overcame a series of adversities including a fatal car crash that ended a life. This set him on a path of destruction until he took a hard core pivot, became a NFL executive, and now is living a purposeful life.

105: Lisa Odenweller: Serial Entrepreneur & founder of Beaming organic food cafe’s before being removed as CEO,then staged a comeback, overcame her obstacles and started Kroma Superfoods.

104: Don Yaeger: The master storyteller who has written 28 books including one on Walter Payton, gone one on one with Michael Jordan and an expert at helping you Find Your Greatness.

103: Randy Hetrick: CEO of TRX talks about 14 years as a Navy Seal and the summits he has had to climb to develop a new wave of working out.

102: Trent Dilfer: 14 Year NFL QB & ESPN Analyst on how losing his son to heart disease at age 5 taught him so many life lessons.

101: Blair Kellison: Paying it forward with the CEO of Traditional Medicinals

100: Garrett Madison: The dangers of Guiding Clients up Mt Everest and K2

099: Ed Molitor: Former Texas A & M basketball coach on being purposeful, positive & energetic after overcoming adversity.

098: Surviving a plane crash with 2 time America’s Got Talent Finalist.

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