Becoming Kings

Becoming Kings Podcast is for any man pursuing greater abundance and fulfillment in life, especially when he knows he’s not living up to his greatest potential. “What does it take to be powerful, purpose-driven and fulfilled?” It means becoming a King. It means doing the difficult work of breaking down the old masculine paradigms and becoming whole, healthy, and trustworthy. In order for men to move into this King energy, they need a guide. A way out of the old ways of being a man of oppression, repression, and aggression and instead, walking a path toward becoming a King; a man of strength, clarity, and fulfillment. This podcast is that guide and it starts here!

Money Myths Unmasked with Garrett Gunderson

From Comedy to Wealth Wisdom

Join us for a captivating journey into the world of wealth wisdom with Garrett Gunderson, a renowned author, speaker, and a maestro at debunking financial myths with humor and insight. With a portfolio of best-selling books, including Wall Street Journal chart-toppers like “Killing Sacred Cows” and “What Would the Rockefellers Do?” Garrett has mastered the art of making money management a hilarious yet enlightening experience.

In this episode, get ready for:

🏭 From Coal Mining to Mountain Getaways: Discover Garrett’s fascinating journey from his Grandfather’s coal mining roots to sharing wealth wisdom from Garrett’s mountaintop cabin retreats.

💡 Garrett’s Initial Money Motivation: Explore the pivotal moments that ignited Garrett’s passion for transforming people’s financial mindsets.

🔍 Di-worstification: Uncover the dangers of spreading yourself too thin financially and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of over-diversification.

🔓 Uncovering Truth to Unlock Abundance: Delve into the keys to unlocking financial abundance by stripping away money myths and revealing empowering truths.

💸 Breaking Free from Money Scarcity: Learn strategies to break the shackles of scarcity mindset and embrace a mindset of abundance.

💰 Identifying Your Value-Based Spending Habits: Gain insights into understanding and aligning your spending habits with your core values for financial fulfillment.

Garrett’s theatrical keynotes and comedy specials, like “The American Ream,” not only entertain but break down the barriers between you and your financial freedom. His immersive client retreats go beyond teaching money management—they guide you on a journey to create your richest life.

Get ready to laugh, learn, and unveil the truths about money in an episode that challenges conventional thinking and empowers you to shape your financial future.

And before you go, grab a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, “Becoming Kings,” at, a valuable resource on the journey to personal and financial sovereignty.

Tune in for an enlightening conversation that will change the way you perceive wealth and money!

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • From coal mining to mountain get-aways. (0:46)
  • Garrett’s initial money motivation. (9:00)
  • Di-worstification. Spreading yourself too thin. (19:18)
  • Uncovering truth to unlock abundance. (28:13)
  • How to break free from money scarcity. (36:43)
  • Identify your value-based spending habits. (43:52)

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Garrett’s Website
Garrett on Facebook
Garrett on Instagram
Money Unmasked

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Embracing Gratitude

The Gateway to True Wealth

Episode 437: Amidst a week of national gratitude celebrations, this episode centers on an essential aspect of your journey to becoming a King: gratitude. In life’s grand tapestry, there’s nothing more pivotal than embracing and honoring what you have. Without gratitude, even the most remarkable accomplishments may leave you feeling unfulfilled. It’s through gratitude that the true essence of wealth is revealed.

Join us on this transformative episode as we delve into the game-changing power of cultivating an attitude of gratitude. I unravel the profound truth that, despite what you might think, you are far wealthier than you realize. Through discussions and insights, you’ll explore:

🙏 The Essence of Gratitude: Discover how embracing gratitude enhances every facet of your life and brings deeper fulfillment to your journey.

💡 Mastering the Game: Learn how gratitude is the cornerstone of genuine wealth, transcending material possessions to enrich your life’s abundance.

🌟 Unveiling True Wealth: Explore the profound realization that your richness goes beyond mere possessions; it’s about the depth of appreciation for what you possess.

This episode is a reminder and an invitation—a reminder that your wealth surpasses material accumulation and an invitation to unlock the immeasurable abundance that surrounds you.

Before you go, don’t forget to secure a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, “Becoming Kings,” at It’s a valuable resource to support your journey towards embracing gratitude and discovering the wealth within.

Prepare to discover the riches that gratitude unveils. Tune in now!

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • The tension between wealth and happiness. (0:56)
  • Does gratitude negate your drive in life? (4:51)
  • Gratitude doesn’t require anything. (9:04)
  • Financial freedom vs physical freedom. (12:35)
  • What do you feel you have to prove? (16:21)

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From Boys to Men with Terence Carfrae

The Journey to Becoming Kings

Episode 436: In this captivating episode, we embark on a transformative journey with Terence Carfrae, a Men’s coach, mentor, and workshop facilitator with a unique and empowering message. Terence’s extensive background in multiple modalities, from functional medicine to orthopedic rehabilitation, has led him to a profound calling in the past decade: empowering men to claim responsibility for their lives.

The foundation of Terence’s philosophy is clear: the responsibility for a man’s life is solely his own. By embracing this responsibility, a man gifts himself, his family, and the world with an extraordinary transformation. In a world where not all boys become men, Terence emphasizes the failure of culture, society, and religion to guide young men toward their own truth and purpose. These institutions have often maintained a state of perpetual boyhood for easier control, but our world now more than ever needs these boys to become men.

“It is a rare man that becomes a King,” Terence shares, and this episode reveals the path from boyhood to manhood and onward to the truth of who one is. Terence offers profound insights into:

👑 From Hubris to Humility: The transformation from ego-driven hubris to the deep wisdom of humility.

🎁 How Anxiety Is a Gift: Understanding how anxiety can be a guiding light on the path to self-discovery.

🌟 Rites of Passage & Finding Purpose: The importance of rites of passage and discovering one’s life purpose.

👑 Becoming a King: The journey toward true manhood and kingship.

🤝 Abdicating Responsibility Is Not Freedom: The misconception of freedom through abdication of personal responsibility.

🌀 Transforming by Way of Surrender: The powerful transformation that arises through surrendering to one’s true self.

Join us in this enlightening episode as Terence unveils the profound wisdom of claiming responsibility and guides us on a path from boyhood to kingship. This is an episode that may forever change how you perceive your journey in life.

And before you go, be sure to grab a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, “Becoming Kings,” at It’s a valuable resource to support your personal growth and transformation.

Prepare to embark on a journey from boyhood to kingship. Tune in now!

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • From hubris to humility. (1:55)
  • How anxiety is a gift. (11:16)
  • Rites of Passage & finding purpose. (21:16)
  • Becoming A King. (32:02)
  • Abdicating responsibility is not freedom. (39:14)
  • Transforming by way of surrender. (47:57)

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Breaking Free from Perfectionism

Embrace Progress and Presence

Perfectionism can be a relentless thief, robbing you of your presence, progress, and peace of mind. If you’ve ever found yourself striving for perfection in an imperfect world, you’ve likely experienced the endless frustration it brings. The belief that you must be flawless in everything you do to be appreciated and loved can be an exhausting burden.

In this eye-opening episode, we dive deep into the world of perfectionism and its dark side. Join me as we explore an alternative path, one that leads to authenticity and well-being.

We’ll discover the following:

🌑 Facing the Dark Side of Perfection: Uncover the hidden costs of perfectionism, from anxiety to self-doubt and the perpetual quest for the unattainable.

🎯 Finding the Sweet Spot: Learn the art of finding the “good enough” that allows you to embrace your progress and maintain your peace of mind.

🔄 Constant Improvement: Discover why progress, not perfection, is the key to growth and fulfillment in an ever-changing world.

🚀 GETMO: Good Enough To Move On: Explore the concept of “GETMO” and how it empowers you to free yourself from the shackles of perfectionism.

🤝 Shaking Hands with Life’s Imperfections: Embrace the beauty in life’s imperfections and learn to see them as opportunities for growth and authenticity.

As you listen to this episode, you’ll gain invaluable insights into the transformative journey from perfectionism to progress, from anxiety to authenticity. Say goodbye to the endless chase for perfection and start savoring the richness of an imperfect, yet deeply fulfilling, life.

And before you go, be sure to grab a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, “Becoming Kings,” at It’s a powerful resource to support your personal growth journey.

Get ready to trade perfection for progress and find peace in imperfection. Tune in now!

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • Facing the dark side of perfection. (0:46)
  • Finding the sweet spot. (4:03)
  • Constant improvement is needed. (8:02)
  • GETMO: Good Enough To Move On. (12:27)
  • Shaking hands with life’s imperfections. (16:18)

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From PTSD to Healing with Nick Motycka

A Journey of Post-Traumatic Growth with Nick Motycka

Episode 434: In this profoundly moving episode, we step into the life and transformation of Nick Motycka, a man who journeyed through the trenches of law enforcement, trauma, and ultimately, post-traumatic growth. Nick’s story is a testament to the incredible resilience of the human spirit.

Growing up in Alberta with a father in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Nick’s path seemed destined for a career in law enforcement. His story unfolds over 23 years, traversing various enforcement roles, from security to working with Canada Customs, the RCMP, and the Calgary Police Service. Nick was on the front lines, from street patrols to specialized units like the Crime Reduction Unit, Drug Unit, and Gang Suppression Team.

However, September 16th, 2020, marked a pivotal moment – his breakthrough, often known as a breakdown. Diagnosed with PTSD, Nick embarked on a courageous journey of healing. After countless psychologist and occupational therapist appointments, his true turning point came with a single psilocybin-assisted therapy session. With unwavering determination and clear intentions, Nick transitioned from severe PTSD to no longer meeting the criteria for any diagnosis.

With newfound clarity and the unwavering support of his family, Nick courageously stepped away from the only profession he’d ever known. Now, he’s on a mission to share his story of healing and post-traumatic growth with the world. Alongside his family, Nick is dedicated to his dream of introducing consciously made, natural fiber clothing through his apparel brand, Flow State Designs.

Join us for an episode that offers profound insights into the human spirit’s resilience, the transformative power of psilocybin therapy, and Nick’s inspiring journey from trauma to triumph. Prepare to be moved, inspired, and motivated to embrace your own path to healing and growth.

Don’t miss Nick’s remarkable journey from the depths of trauma to the heights of self-discovery. Tune in now! And if you haven’t already, don’t forget to grab yourself a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, Becoming Kings:

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • How trauma prevents greatness. (0:46)
  • Operating through deception. (9:01)
  • Taking his hands off the wheel. (18:39)
  • The power of clear intention. (28:48)
  • Consciously made clothing. (37:47)
  • Connecting with Nick. (51:16)

Get 20% off Nick’s consciously made clothing using promo code “BECOMINGKINGS20” at THIS LINK!

You can also connect with Nick Motycka – Flow State Designs – Social Links here:

Nick Motycka (@nickmotycka.flow.state.designs) • Instagram photos and videos

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Elevating Excellence

Why Raising Personal Standards Matters for Men

In this thought-provoking episode, we embark on a journey into the profound significance of raising personal standards for men. We explore the transformative power of striving for excellence in various aspects of life, from personal growth to professional success, relationships, and societal impact.

Why It Matters:

Setting and maintaining high personal standards isn’t just about achieving perfection; it’s about embracing a commitment to continuous improvement and self-respect. We delve into ten compelling reasons why elevating personal standards is paramount for men:

  1. Positive Role Modeling: As a man, you often serve as a role model for others, inspiring them to aim higher by demonstrating your dedication to excellence.
  2. Self-Respect: High personal standards reflect a deep sense of self-worth and self-respect, laying the foundation for confidence and self-esteem.
  3. Professional Success: In the workplace, excellence is rewarded with career advancement and job satisfaction, making it a key factor in professional success.
  4. Personal Growth: High standards drive personal growth, encouraging you to embrace challenges, acquire new skills, and realize your full potential.
  5. Building Trust: Trust is the bedrock of relationships, and consistently meeting your commitments enhances your reputation as a trustworthy individual.
  6. Responsibility and Accountability: Embracing high standards means taking responsibility for your actions and being accountable for your decisions, fostering maturity and integrity.
  7. Resilience: High standards equip you with the resilience to bounce back from setbacks, viewing them as opportunities for growth rather than failures.
  8. Relationships: Elevating personal standards positively impacts your relationships by ensuring you bring your best self to each interaction.
  9. Impact on Society: Collectively, individuals with high personal standards contribute to a society that values excellence, driving progress and positive change.
  10. Personal Satisfaction: Pursuing excellence leads to personal satisfaction and fulfillment, instilling a profound sense of pride, contentment, and purpose.

Join us as we explore the compelling reasons behind raising personal standards for men and how this commitment can enrich your life and those around you. Discover actionable insights to embrace continuous improvement, enhance your self-worth, and inspire positive change in your personal and professional spheres. Elevate your commitment to excellence and embark on a journey toward a more fulfilling and impactful life.

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • The importance of high personal standards. (0:46)
  • How personal growth is tied into your standards. (4:51)
  • Bouncing back from adversity. (7:59)
  • Life without fulfillment is failure. (11:23)
  • In summary… (14:43)

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The Power of Perspective with Jason B. Kendrick

Unveiling Life’s Hidden Dimensions with Jason B. Hendrick

Episode 432: Have you ever shared an experience with someone only to realize they saw an entirely different world within it? It’s a profound truth: perspective shapes our reality. Some embrace life as creators of their destiny, while others perceive it through the lens of victimhood.

In this enlightening episode, we sit down with the remarkable Jason B. Hendrick, author, transformational speaker, Reiki master, personal development coach, and co-host of the Mad Men of Masculinity podcast on YouTube. Together, we delve into the profound insights from his books, “It’s Not Your Life, it’s You: A Layman’s Guide to the Power of Perspective,” in a two-part exploration.

Join us for an elevating conversation where we explore:

🌟 The Hidden Dimensions of Life: Discover how shifting your perspective can unveil hidden dimensions of meaning and purpose, transforming the mundane into the extraordinary.

🔑 Embracing Creatorship: Learn how to step into your role as a creator of your own destiny, unlocking the power to shape your reality.

💪 Empowering Perspectives: Gain practical tools to shift from victimhood to empowerment, allowing you to rewrite the narrative of your life.

As you listen, you’ll find inspiration to reshape your own perspective and unlock the limitless potential within you. Don’t miss this chance to explore the transformative power of perspective with Jason B. Hendrick.

And before you go, be sure to grab your copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, “Becoming Kings,” at It’s a journey worth embarking on!

Get ready to expand your horizons and discover the world through fresh eyes. Tune in now!

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • Jason B. back on the Podcast. (0:46)
  • Learning by taking a higher perspective. (8:39)
  • How powerful can you be to create what you want? (16:43)
  • Isolation, Nice Guy Syndrome, coaching towards healing. (25:58)
  • Everything can be good or bad, it’s all perspective. (33:52)

You can connect with Jon directly by hitting him up on his website HERE!

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Leadership Unveiled

The Art and Impact of Inspiring Others

In this enlightening episode, we embark on a captivating journey into the world of leadership. Whether you’re an established leader looking to refine your skills or someone aspiring to lead with purpose, this episode unveils the core principles and practices that define exceptional leadership.

Episode Highlights:

  1. Defining Leadership: Explore the multifaceted definition of leadership and its universal relevance in various aspects of life, from the workplace to personal relationships.
  2. The Influence Factor: Delve into the art of influence, where leaders have the power to inspire and guide others toward shared goals. Discover the sources of influence and how they shape leadership.
  3. Painting a Vision: Uncover the importance of visionary leadership. Learn how to craft a compelling vision of the future that motivates and engages those you lead.
  4. Decision-Making Mastery: Navigate the decision-making process, from gathering information and assessing risks to making decisive choices that drive progress.
  5. Empathy and Understanding: Explore the role of empathy in leadership and how understanding the perspectives and emotions of others can strengthen relationships and trust.
  6. Accountability and Responsibility: Embrace the concept of accountability in leadership, where leaders take responsibility for outcomes and use them as opportunities for growth.
  7. Adaptability and Innovation: Discover the power of adaptability and innovation in leadership, and how embracing change can drive positive transformation.
  8. Crafting Effective Communication: Master the art of clear and impactful communication. Learn techniques to convey your vision, expectations, and feedback effectively.
  9. Building High-Performing Teams: Explore strategies for building and nurturing teams that thrive. Foster a culture of collaboration, diversity, and trust.
  10. Ethical Leadership: Dive into the world of ethical leadership, where principles like integrity, fairness, and transparency guide decision-making.
  11. Leadership as a Lifelong Journey: Understand that leadership is an ongoing process of self-improvement and learning. Discover how continuous growth can enhance your leadership impact.

Join me as we unlock the secrets to becoming a remarkable leader, someone who not only achieves their own goals but also inspires and empowers others to reach their fullest potential. Whether you’re leading a team, a family, or your own life, this episode equips you with the knowledge and tools to lead with purpose and create a positive impact on those you serve.

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • Episode 431: In this episode you’ll learn about…
  • Leadership is learned. (0:46)
  • Making decisions for the greater good. (6:54)
  • Leading on the athletic field. (11:37)
  • Being compelled into leadership. (16:39)
  • The value of past experience. (21:30)
  • Key components of effective leadership! (26:47)

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Finding Your Voice

Unmasking the Silent Struggles of Men.

Are men naturally creatures of few words? Or is there a deeper, unspoken struggle beneath the surface? In Episode 430, we venture into uncharted territory to uncover the truth about male communication, repressed emotions, and unmet needs. If you’ve ever been labeled as a “man of few words” or find yourself wrestling with unexpressed emotions, this episode is tailor-made for you. We’re diving headfirst into the profound world of male communication, offering tangible tools to help you unlock your voice and unleash a wave of empowerment, not just for yourself but for those around you.

Join us as we explore:

🔍 The Silent Struggle: Peel back the layers of why many men choose to stay silent and the impact it has on their emotional well-being.

💪 Empowerment Through Expression: Discover powerful strategies to break free from the shackles of unspoken needs and repressed emotions.

🎙️ Your Voice Matters: Understand why using your voice is not just an act of self-liberation but a transformative force that can positively influence your relationships and the world around you.

In this episode, we’re challenging stereotypes and breaking down the barriers that have held men captive in silence for far too long. It’s time to embrace your voice and empower your journey to self-discovery. Join us for a compelling conversation that may change the way you see communication, masculinity, and the incredible potential within you.

If you’ve ever felt the weight of unspoken words, this episode is your chance to break free and find your voice. Don’t miss it! Also grab yourself a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, Becoming Kings:

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • Learning how to go unscripted. (0:46)
  • Why using your voice is risky. (5:42)
  • Good is better than perfect. (9:38)
  • The challenge of putting yourself out there. (16:05)
  • Expressing your needs is mandatory. (21:24)

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Mastering Resilience:

A Roadmap to an Emotionally Stronger You.

Episode 429: In this empowering episode, I explore the dynamic concept of emotional resilience, breaking it down into seven essential components that can transform your ability to navigate life’s challenges while maintaining your mental and emotional well-being. Whether you’re facing a specific challenge or simply striving to become emotionally stronger, this episode serves as your roadmap to mastering resilience and building a more resilient, empowered version of yourself. Join me as I explore the transformative power of emotional resilience, empowering you to thrive in the face of adversity and navigate life’s twists and turns with grace and strength. Grab yourself a copy of my Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, Becoming Kings:

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • Episode 429: In this episode you’ll learn about…
  • The importance of emotional fitness. (0:46)
  • The impact of emotional resilience. (4:23)
  • Peer support. (8:50)
  • Physical resilience = emotional strength. (12:38)
  • Seven essential components of emotional resilience. (16:23)

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