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Purpose First: Todd's Guide to Finding Clarity in Life (Todd Gongwer)
Episode 3421st December 2023 • Dugout CEO with Casey Cavell • Casey Cavell
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In this thought-provoking episode, Todd Blyleven, advisor to Division 1 World Series Winning Coaches, explores the dynamic tension between competitiveness and valuing human beings in the realms of coaching and leadership.


  • Misguided Passions and Priorities: The conversation delves into misguided passions and priorities, exploring how individuals can become consumed by personal ambitions and lose sight of meaningful relationships and purpose.
  • Leadership and Accountability: Todd Gongwer emphasizes the importance of accountability in leadership, discussing how having people around you who can speak truth into your life is crucial, especially for those in high leadership positions.
  • Purpose and Relationships: The significance of understanding one's ultimate purpose on Earth and the foundational role of relationships is a key theme. The discussion highlights that genuine relationships with others and with a higher purpose lead to a more fulfilling life.
  • Coaching and Mentorship: The conversation touches upon Todd's experiences working with coaches, including Brian O'Connor and Gary Gilmore. It explores how coaching and mentorship can contribute to cultural transformation within teams and organizations.
  • Self-Awareness and Humility: The challenges of maintaining self-awareness and humility, particularly for individuals in powerful positions, are discussed. The conversation emphasizes the need for leaders to remain open to feedback and surround themselves with individuals who can keep them grounded.

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