Men's Journal Everyday Warrior Podcast Episode 84: Jon Gordon

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The Men’s Journal’s Everyday Warrior Podcast With Mike Sarraille is a podcast that inspires individuals to live more fulfilling lives by having conversations with disrupters and high performers from all walks of life. In episode 84, we sat down with author and speaker Jon Gordon.

Jon's books, with their simple yet profound concepts, have resonated with readers from all walks of life. Whether you're an athlete, an entrepreneur, or simply looking to overcome adversity, Jon's messages aim to provide practical strategies to embrace positivity and achieve a higher state of mind.

Listen to the full podcast above and see a timestamped overview of the interview below.


[00:02:35] My style: simple books, profound ideas.

[00:08:19] Deep understanding of thoughts, positivity, and unity.

[00:12:12] Age brings reflection, wisdom, and longer life.

[00:20:17] Different responses to trauma and pandemics.

[00:25:58] Healing comes from healthy relationships and community.

[00:27:01] PTSD mindset aids growth, combat victimhood.

[00:36:20] "Brain health impacts mental health and thoughts."

[00:38:33] Creating a healthy brain leads to positivity.

[00:43:49] Prioritizing family vs. business

[00:52:02] Building a positive tribe

[00:55:09] A video-based curriculum for teaching positivity to kids

[00:58:45] Think positively, become your best self.

[01:07:01] Overcome negativity, stay positive, and love.

[01:09:02] Commitment to service is key to success.