The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

JJ Birden: “Getting better, waiting for my opportunity. And when you get the opportunity, you don't open the door, YOU RIP THE DOOR OFF THE HINGES, and you make that opportunity stay. You own that baby. And that's what I did.” 

Yancy: “That's another mic drop!”

Today Yancy and Jarod go over 3 legendary mic drop moments from Todd Durkin, JJ Birden, and Matthias Giraud, that have shaped our mindsets for the better. In this episode, you’ll learn about:

- Get your axx up and get after it, there’s no regrets with it
- When you get an opportunity, own it!
- Don’t be a pig wallowing in shxt

Full Episodes

Todd Durkin, “Improve Your Daily Discipline with Todd Durkin / DEKA” -

JJ Birden, “Former NFL Pro JJ Birden  Always Works Like an Underdog / DEKA” -

Matthias Giraud, “The Roadmap to Fulfillment with Super Frenchie, Matthias Giraud / DEKA” -

Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event: 

-Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell

-Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp

-Race a DEKA Event: DEKA.FIT



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Producer: Lake Watters

Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp

Sr Producer: Marion Abrams

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