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Winning Words Podcast

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Your words are powerful. Former North Dakota State Assistant Coach, University of Puget Sound Head Coach, and Life Christian Academy founder, Ross Hjelseth discusses ways you can influence & impact others with your words. This 10-week series will do a deep dive into each chapter of Ross's upcoming book, Winning Words | Speaking Life to Influence Others
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Episode 35 - Why TEAM Works

Winning Words PodcastJul 09, 2021

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Episode 58 - Best Ideas, Best Practices
Aug 16, 202324:19
Episode 57 - The Power of Perseverance

Episode 57 - The Power of Perseverance

Ross takes a dive into the importance of perseverance and how sometimes perspective can triumph over ability.


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Jul 24, 202331:16
Episode 56 - Increase Clarity in Uncertain Times

Episode 56 - Increase Clarity in Uncertain Times

In this edition of Winning Words, Ross stresses the importance of leaders utilizing clear and focused communication during turbulent times.


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May 05, 202326:04
Episode 55 - Effective Organizations Have Effective Process
Mar 12, 202328:56
Episode 54 - Rocky's Story: What We Learned From Him
Feb 05, 202325:60
Episode 53 - Humility or Arrogance? Which is it?
Dec 05, 202228:02
Episode 52 - Hershel Dennis: Football's Winningest Player -- More Than The Game
Nov 05, 202239:04
Episode 51 - College or Career - Pros and Cons
Oct 17, 202230:33
Episode 50 - Keeping Your Salt Salty
Sep 13, 202230:58
Episode 49 - Speaking Life
Aug 10, 202228:01
Episode 48 - What I Have Learned in 70 Years
Jul 13, 202223:45
Episode 47 - Encouragement From Fathers With Doug Burton and Mike Skiff
Jun 14, 202236:33
Episode 46 - Non-Profit Board Effectiveness
Apr 22, 202226:21
Episode 45 - Leadership in a Crisis

Episode 45 - Leadership in a Crisis

In a timely episode, Ross speaks on how the preparedness and thoroughness of leaders during calm times sets them for success during challenges.


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Mar 14, 202233:08
Episode 44 - Serving Others With Intention

Episode 44 - Serving Others With Intention

Today my friend Dale Rush discusses his life of serving people with intentionality. Dale is an "expert' at going the extra mile to serve beyond expectation.  The customer, client, or friend is most important!  Listen and learn.


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Feb 22, 202246:32
Episode 43 - Valentine's Day: The Relationship Holiday

Episode 43 - Valentine's Day: The Relationship Holiday

In this episode, Ross discusses how the way that you love profoundly influences the way that you live.



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Feb 03, 202223:24
Episode 42 - Broken and Redeemed With John Jarman

Episode 42 - Broken and Redeemed With John Jarman

Ross interviews John Jarman, who tells his life story as written in his book Broken and Redeemed.  John realized his broken condition but found redemption.  Learn more about the upcoming release of the book.


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Jan 18, 202237:46
Episode 41 - Learning From Frosty

Episode 41 - Learning From Frosty

This podcast presents the coaching, teaching, and leadings of Frosty Westering, one of college football's best coaches.  Presented via interview with my guest Doug Burton.


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Dec 29, 202137:31
Episode 40 - An Attitude of Gratitude

Episode 40 - An Attitude of Gratitude

In this special Thanksgiving episode, Ross encourages you to find what you are thankful for and the importance of maintaining a spirit of service.


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Nov 23, 202128:30
Episode 39 - The Power of Vision

Episode 39 - The Power of Vision

Do you have vision?  Ross speaks on how essential having a strong vision is to being a great leader.  Listen to him break it all down in episode 39.


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Oct 30, 202122:06
Episode 38 - Generation to Generation

Episode 38 - Generation to Generation

In this episode, Ross breaks down the opportunity and responsibility of sharing experiences with younger generations and also being willing to take in what those generations can teach to you.



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Oct 01, 202124:57
Episode 37 - Leaders on Leadership

Episode 37 - Leaders on Leadership

In our 37th episode, Ross discusses some of history's greatest leaders and their thoughts on what defines leadership.


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Sep 09, 202134:10
Episode 36 - Making Deposits in Your Love Account
Aug 04, 202117:37
Episode 35 - Why TEAM Works
Jul 09, 202118:41
Episode 34 - The Legacy of Fathers
Jun 18, 202126:02
Episode 33 - Teaching Leadership

Episode 33 - Teaching Leadership

In this episode, Ross discusses how true leaders have an established pattern of success through adversity and the necessity for them to pass along that knowledge to future generations.



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May 15, 202125:28
Episode 32 - In Difficult Times, Follow Faith

Episode 32 - In Difficult Times, Follow Faith

In this episode, Ross talks about how during times of tribulation and struggle it is important that your faith leads you through it.




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Apr 24, 202119:26
Episode 31 - Call or Text?

Episode 31 - Call or Text?

Ross evaluates the appropriate mindset required when deciding whether a text or a phone call is needed and how current events are setting us back in communicating with each other.


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Mar 04, 202122:50
Episode 30 - America: Care and Concern

Episode 30 - America: Care and Concern

Ross discusses his concern on current conditions in the U.S. and steps he feels the country needs to take to heal.


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Jan 30, 202122:23
Episode 29 - Verify

Episode 29 - Verify

In the final episode of a three part series, Ross discusses how verifying perceived truths can help lead to making wiser decisions in life.

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Jan 07, 202118:42
Episode 28 - Building Trust

Episode 28 - Building Trust

In the second of a three part series, Ross discusses how building trust in others and from others is the foundation of healthy relationships.


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Dec 18, 202023:07
Episode 27 - Search For The Truth

Episode 27 - Search For The Truth

In the first of a three part series, Ross discusses the necessity to discern between truth and opinion in the media, social media, and other everyday things we are exposed to. 

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Dec 03, 202029:30
Episode 26 - How To Respond!

Episode 26 - How To Respond!

Ross speaks on the distinction between responding and reacting and how knowing that difference can impact your life.


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Nov 11, 202017:21
Episode 25 - Aspiring To Be Like!

Episode 25 - Aspiring To Be Like!

Ross speaks on how the choices we make on who we aspire to be and how we get to those aspirations are key to finding your way through life.

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Oct 22, 202023:04
Episode 24: Why Winning Words

Episode 24: Why Winning Words

I was recently invited to speak about my book and the process behind it. Take a listen. 

Sep 21, 202023:37
Episode 23: Leading Thru the Storm

Episode 23: Leading Thru the Storm

Ross and Head Coach of VSG Marketing, Doug Burton discuss what it take to lead through the storm.

Aug 26, 202027:09
Episode 22: Lessons Learned

Episode 22: Lessons Learned

In my 7 decades of living, I have learned many lessons. Here are 7 of the most important ones I think you should know. 

Aug 12, 202030:03
Episode 21: Legacy - Your Opportunity!

Episode 21: Legacy - Your Opportunity!

How to use the opportunities you have to create a legacy.

Jul 30, 202022:20
Episode 20: Integrity — You Have It or You Don’t

Episode 20: Integrity — You Have It or You Don’t

In this week's episode, we talk about what integrity is and how you can use it to speak life into others 

Jul 17, 202019:11
Episode 19: Do you have character?

Episode 19: Do you have character?

What does your character say about you? How can you impact others with it?

Jun 24, 202017:15
Episode 18: The Power of Vision

Episode 18: The Power of Vision

How visionary leaders make a difference in their personal life, their organization, and their family

Jun 18, 202014:35
Episode 17: Success - What the Coaches Say!

Episode 17: Success - What the Coaches Say!

Motivation coming from real coaches from all over. What is success? Here is what the coaches are saying.

Jun 10, 202027:22
Episode 16: Advice for Graduates

Episode 16: Advice for Graduates

Class of 2020 this is for you! How do you approach your first year of college? How do you approach your first year out of college? The next 4 years of your life can be pivotal for your future. Make sure you set yourself up right.

May 27, 202021:53
Episode 15: Success — Journey, Destination, or Both

Episode 15: Success — Journey, Destination, or Both

What is success? How do you get there?

May 20, 202022:57
Episode 14 Success Defined

Episode 14 Success Defined

What does success look like? 

May 13, 202019:19
Episode 13: Leadership 202

Episode 13: Leadership 202

Join us as we dive more into the details of what it takes to be a great leader!

May 06, 202020:54
Episode 12: Leadership 101

Episode 12: Leadership 101

Being a good leader can make a tremendous impact on your team and those around you. Here are some basics of being a great leader.

Apr 29, 202023:34
Episode 11: The Power of Encouragement

Episode 11: The Power of Encouragement

On this episode of Winning Words, we discuss how you can use your words to encourage one another and make an impact.

Apr 22, 202020:48
Episode 10: Greater Days Ahead

Episode 10: Greater Days Ahead

Prepare for the worst, but expect the best. In times of hardship, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. You're not alone. 

Apr 15, 202042:48
Episode 9: Teamwork

Episode 9: Teamwork

Ross and Doug Burton of VSG Marketing sit down to discuss how building proper teamwork around your organization will help influence, impact, and accomplish more that you could expect. 

Apr 08, 202035:34