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I am Keith Ledig, host of the Super Smart Guy podcast. My passion is to research and explore subjects in the areas of  health, wealth, and relationships. Then I talk about it in the podcast. Optimize your performance in life. Don’t just be yourself, be your best self.

I’m here to SHIFT your paradigm.

Recent Content

203, 2017

Intro To NLP – 100

March 2nd, 2017|

Welcome to the 100th episode of the Super Smart Guy Podcast! Today I am kicking off a mini-series of episodes on the art of NLP. Some may be skeptical about what NLP is and what it can do, others are totally sold on the amazing powers of the human language and brain. Wherever you stand, I guarantee you will learn [...]

1602, 2017

Mini Habits – 99

February 16th, 2017|

Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results by Stephen Guise How to engage in an endeavor, tackle a project - take little steps at first. Grow the steps. Make your new habits "Stupid Small" Newtons first law An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction [...]

202, 2017

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise – 98

February 2nd, 2017|

K Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. “The reason that most people don’t possess these extraordinary physical capabilities isn’t because they don’t have the capacity for them, but rather because they’re satisfied to live in the comfortable rut of homeostasis and never do the work that is required to get out of it. [...]

1301, 2017

Deep Work vs. Flow vs. Deliberate Practice – 97

January 13th, 2017|

The 4 Disciplines of Execution The Whirlwind (urgent) vs. the Goals (important) 1. Focus on the Wildly Important Goal which is 1 or 2 things. Similar to Gary Keller's The One Thing. Say no to everything else. JFK NASA goal. 2. Act on Lead Measures - leading indicators/measures (current) can affect the present vs lagging indicators measure accomplishments (past). Define [...]

1612, 2016

Deep Work – 95

December 16th, 2016|

I am experimenting with a new way of podcasting. Rather than create single topic episodes such as a book review, I will structure it in a way that will make it resemble more like a blog, but in audio format. Whatever I am reading and researching will be discussed. This will allow me to deliver content in a more timely [...]

1212, 2016

Simon Sinek’s Top 10 Rules For Success

December 12th, 2016|

Simon Sinek is one of my favorite consultants and performance coaches. Simon Sinek's Top 10 Rules For Success. Please comment and let me know what you think. Simon Sinek's Top 10 Rules For Success

912, 2016

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington – 94

December 9th, 2016|

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington The thesis of this book is to plan your work and work your plan in 12 week rather than 12 month cycles. The "period of performance" is often a 1 year stretch. If we collapse this period from 1 year into 12 weeks, we increase the number of cycles [...]

2511, 2016

You Can Be Right And Still Be Wrong – 93

November 25th, 2016|

The Godfather is the king of cognitive dissonance and compartmentalizing. Cognitive dissonance - the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change Compartmentalization - unconscious psychological defense mechanism used to avoid cognitive dissonance, or the mental discomfort and anxiety caused by a person's having conflicting values, cognitions, emotions, beliefs, etc. within [...]

411, 2016

Switch! By The Heath Brothers – 92

November 4th, 2016|

Book discussion: Switch! How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip and Dan Heath Overall I highly recommend this book. The points made in the book are backed up by stories and there are several examples supporting each one. The book is easy to follow and highly engaging so I was motivated to read the book all the [...]

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