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I Am…

I Am who I Am Exodus 3:13-15 Then Moses said to God, “If I come to the people of Israel and say …

SFP205 What to do when motivation runs out

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP205 What to do when motivation runs out
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Motivation is not always there for you. What do you turn to when it runs out? Omar and Matt give some thoughts …

SFP204 You are not defined by the harvest

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP204 You are not defined by the harvest
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You plant seeds along the way. Those matter more than the end result. Resources mentioned: The Miracle MorningJocko White TeaOwn the Day, …

SFP203 Focusing on the core

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP203 Focusing on the core
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We fail when we make our goals too lofty. It’s better to focus on the core pillars of excellence, whatever those are …

SFP202 Trying vs Lying

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP202 Trying vs Lying
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We all make mistakes. But are you making honest mistakes or just lying to yourself? Omar and Matt discuss the difference. Resources …

SFP201 Evaluate Your Identity

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP201 Evaluate Your Identity
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Who are you? Are you living your life in accordance with your identity? Omar and Matt discuss the intersection of work and …

You have enough

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about God in my years following Him, it’s that one of His primary desires is for us to trust Him in all things.

You can’t take it with you

Ecclesiastes 2:12-26 Why do you work so hard to gain things in your life? Don’t you know that you can’t take it …

Everything is Nothing

Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 No time in history has ever afforded so much access to pleasurable pursuits as this time we live in. Anything …

Wisdom or wind?

Ecclesiastes 1:12-18 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by …

Vanity of vanities

Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is …

The Hound Of Heaven

Poem by Francis Thompson I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the …

Men don’t ask for directions

Hebrews 4:16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to …

MJC2.13 Hold the Line

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.13 Hold the Line
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We should always be trying to improve everyday to be better today than we were yesterday, but there are going to be …

MJC2.12 I’ve Tried Everything

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.12 I've Tried Everything
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People often come to me for advice about things like parenting or personal growth and say they’ve tried everything, but then they …

MJC2.11 Don’t be discontent because others are

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.11 Don't be discontent because others are
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I listen to a ton of resources online and they’re all saying the same thing…except when they’re not. It’s our job to …

MM05 Embrace the Suck

Matthew J. Cochran
MM05 Embrace the Suck
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Don’t just keep going, look at challenges as opportunities to improve and grow. Resource of the week: Resilience

MJC2.10 No regrets

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.10 No regrets
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Is it right to say that we should live with no regrets? I don’t think so, and I’ll tell you why. Join …

MM04 You Don’t Need Motivation

Matthew J. Cochran
MM04 You Don't Need Motivation
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Motivation is garbage. You need discipline. Resource of the week: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”

-Seneca

→ May 7, 2018

MM03 Stay on the Path

Matthew J. Cochran
MM03 Stay on the Path
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Stick to it! Resource of the week: Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual

MM02 Chart your path

Matthew J. Cochran
MM02 Chart your path
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You are the captain of your own ship. Don’t follow someone else’s path, chart yours. Resource of the week: Start with Why

SFP10 I’m up, they see me, I’m down

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP10 I'm up, they see me, I'm down
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Omar leads us into battle with a little ditty, “I’m up, they see me, I’m down.” Mentioned in this episode: Own the …

Starting a Podcast

Matthew J. Cochran
Starting a Podcast
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Watch the video! List on iTunes: https://podcastsconnect.apple.com/my-podcasts List on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/podcasts/publish Hindenburg editing software: https://hindenburg.com/ Yeti Blue microphone: https://amzn.to/2J9ePLv Seriously Simple …

SFP09 Ferocious Determination and Reallocation

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP09 Ferocious Determination and Reallocation
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You gotta know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em. In this episode, The Don, Omar Fuentes, discusses the difference …

Welcome to Mindset Monday

Matthew J. Cochran
Welcome to Mindset Monday
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Hosted by Matthew J. Cochran of Progress Not Perfection, Mindset Monday is all about starting your week out on the right foot. …

SFP08 Providing Value to Others

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP08 Providing Value to Others
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The Commandant of the Semper Fi Project, Omar Fuentes, discusses the importance of providing value over chasing money. Follow SFP on Instagram …

SFP07 Invest in Yourself / Push Past the Pain

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP07 Invest in Yourself / Push Past the Pain
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His Majesty, Omar Fuentes, and Matt Cochran discuss the benefits of investing in yourself and pushing through the obstacles you face to …

SFP06 Take personal responsibility

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP06 Take personal responsibility
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The Dark Knight, Omar Fuentes, discusses some practical steps to start taking personal responsibility in your life. Books mentioned: Extreme Ownership 12 …

SFP05 Core Values

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP05 Core Values
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In this episode, the godfather, Omar Fuentes discusses core values, serving the community, and how to overcome the evil in this world …

SFP04 The pussification of our culture

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP04 The pussification of our culture
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In this episode, Omar “Bam Bam” Fuentes talks about political correctness, what real toughness is, and how we got to where we …

MJC2.09 The Next Thing

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.09 The Next Thing
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Don’t stop developing. You mastered that one thing you were after, but what’s the next thing?

SFP03 Taking action is better than taking no action

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP03 Taking action is better than taking no action
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In this epic episode, the inspirational Omar Fuentes discusses the cost of inaction and the benefits of taking action. Get after it!

MJC2.08 I’m up, they see me, I’m down

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.08 I'm up, they see me, I'm down
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This little Marine Corps ditty reminded me that sometimes we make small progress in advancing towards our goals, but that’s ok. Join …

SFP02 Adapt and Overcome

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP02 Adapt and Overcome
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In this episode, the Godfather himself, Omar Fuentes, discusses moving forward despite challenges.   Mentioned in this episode: The Obstacle is the …

SFP01 Feed your purpose, not your fear

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP01 Feed your purpose, not your fear
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“Courage isn’t not having fear. You can be courageous by going through whatever you’re afraid of and doing it anyway.”

MJC2.07 Better Men

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.07 Better Men
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This world will benefit from having better men. It’s my mission to see men take up the call to improve themselves for …

SFP00 An Introduction to the Semper Fi Project

Matthew J. Cochran
SFP00 An Introduction to the Semper Fi Project
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“I have to wake up every single day and convince myself this is why I need to push through today.”

MJC2.06 Are you capable of more?

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.06 Are you capable of more?
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“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” -Edmund Burke Sometimes we limit …

MJC2.05 Get Weird

Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.05 Get Weird
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Naysayers gonna say neigh, but real horses don’t even say neigh.