UnKommon Empire Podcast w/Ryan Thogmartin

Ryan Thogmartin

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UnKommon Empire is a podcast about the journey of an entrepreneur, coach, husband, and father. Join Ryan Thogmartin as he shares stories, life-coaching, and spiritual development that will leave you feeling inspired and motivated. This is the perfect podcast for anyone who wants to live an extraordinary life.

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23 episodes

Ep. 005 - The Fatal Accident That Lead to Rock Bottom

In this episode, Ryan gets into the nitty-gritty details about one defining moment that changed his life forever and ultimately lead to rock bottom. https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin

37m
Mar 29
Ep. 004 - Quit Majoring in the Minors

In this episode, Ryan unpacks the value of leveling up your aspirations and how the circle you run with has a major impact on everything. https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin

9m
Mar 21
Ep. 003 - Are You a Drug Dealer?

In this episode, Ryan goes over how being authentic to who he is impacts everything, including how he dresses. Video referenced in episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDJgcgW-Fdw&list=PLkzmzds-VgOy_lT4ekLspCdQrxXqTxlEu&index=19 https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin

25m
Mar 14
Ep. 002 - Vaults Full of Money

In this episode, Ryan goes over how he was "duped" into his career in the deathcare space AND how God's always working- but his plans aren't always straightforward. https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin

36m
Mar 07
Ep. 001 - Have You Ever Heard of Millersport? Yeah, Me Either.

On this episode, Ryan talks about where he grew up, the lessons he learned there, and why no one should let their background limit their potential!  https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin  

18m
Jan 21
NGP 007 - Tres Carter (Part Dos)

Tres and Ryan had the chance to sit down for round 2 of NGP! In this episode, they dive deep into practical steps and practices that entrepreneurs need to take in order to create success in their businesses and more importantly - in their personal lives! Takeaways  1) The Steps to Effective Delegation - Do, Define, Document, Delegate, and Development! 2) Creating a Zero-Based Calendar can be a GAME CHANGER! 3) Work With What You Got - Use what’s in your “house” to develop yourself!   Dive Deep With Tres  Website: https://www.trescarter.com/  Insta: https://www.instagram.com/inspiredbytc/  Stream Dunk on Jordan: https://songwhip.com/tres-carter/dunk-on-jordan https://songwhip.com/tres-carter/dunk-on-jordan   Connect With Ryan  Insta: https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin/    Follow Our Journey  Website: https://napkingameplan.com/  Insta: https://www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/

57m
May 29, 2020
NGP 006 - Tres Carter

Tres Carter is a multi-hyphenate artist and professional from Columbus, Ohio. He has found success in multiple avenues, including but not limited to - music, business, and influence. From humble beginnings, he has experienced highs and lows that have crafted a life set on passion, faith, and inspiration. BTW this is an episode you’ll want to listen to with a notebook - so much to learn!   Takeaways 1) Tools can be used for good or bad - We all have skills and strengths that can be positive OR negative depending on our mindset. 2) Pick your shots - Focusing on one strength will help maximize your potential. 3) Real gold doesn’t fear fire - What is good and what is true will live through the heat. Dive Deep With Tres Website: https://www.trescarter.com/ Insta: https://www.instagram.com/inspiredbytc/ Connect With Ryan Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin http://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Follow Our Journey Website: https://napkingameplan.com/ Insta: www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en

53m
May 22, 2020
NGP 005 - The Saints Sinphony

“The bros that make my clothes.” A while back, Ryan had the chance to sit down with Troy and Scott Thompson (founders of The Saints Sinphony). These are artists that make the very clothes that have become a staple of Ryan's personal brand. In this episode, they dive into the nitty-gritty of starting a fashion brand. Discussing everything from their work-life balance to how they landed their first $100k deal. This Napkin Game Plan takes a deep dive into the journey and mindsets that have shaped their brand.   Note: Some explicit language is used, listen at your own discretion. Dive Deep With The Saints Sinphony Website: https://thesaintssinphony.com/ Insta: https://www.instagram.com/thesaintssinphony/   Connect With Ryan Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin http://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin   Follow Our Journey Insta: www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/napkingameplan/ http://www.facebook.com/napkingameplan/

45m
Apr 03, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 012 - Become a BETTER Leader During Crisis

The Dirty Napkin 012 - Become a BETTER Leader During Crisis   Recently John Maxwell put out a piece about the 7 steps to leading in crisis. The truth is, these are great steps to live by at any point. So, we had to get them shared with YOU! Whether you’re a business owner, an artist, an employee, a mother, a father, or really ANYTHING… this is for YOU!   The Seven Steps 1) Put People First 2) Educate Yourself 3) Be flexible 4) Leverage your team 5) Communicate 6) Be Authentic 7) Manage Yourself   QUESTION - How have you taken care of yourself during the pandemic? We’d love to hear from you! Connect With Ryan Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin http://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin   Follow Our Journey Insta: www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en http://www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/napkingameplan/ http://www.facebook.com/napkingameplan/

10m
Mar 27, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 011 - How To Survive Unprecedented Times

Right now we’re all being forced to pivot. We are in unprecedented times and there’s no playbook on surviving a pandemic. Right now it is important that we focus on what we can control and get creative.   PS please forgive the sirens. We know they sound a little scary.   CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin http://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ http://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

3m
Mar 18, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 010 - Dear 10 Year Old

This is Ryan's open letter to 10-year-olds everywhere.Even if you are past adolescence, you can still learn something from it. We live in a world full of opportunities. Let's take advantage of it. Question What advice would YOU give a ten-year-old? CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin http://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ http://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

2m
Mar 09, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 009 - Create What You Want To Make

Too often, fear dictates the type of content people create. We allow how we think others will perceive and judge our final product to hinder us from even beginning. We can't let our potential and message get locked up anymore! Curb stomp fear and let the thriving begin! CHALLENGE Release a piece of content you've been scared to put out! CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

2m
Mar 03, 2020
NGP 004 - Michael Brody-Waite

Get ready to take some notes! On our fourth installment of Napkin Game Plan, we have Michael Brody-Waite, the man behind the viral Ted Talk "Great Leaders Do What Drug Addicts Do." This interview is jam-packed with great takeaways that can TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE! TAKEAWAYS We all have masks - it's time to take those off. Authentic leadership requires you to do the hard things. Integrity is IMPORTANT. Don't be scared to surrender the outcome. Dive Deep With Michael Website: https://www.michaelbrodywaite.com/ Book Pre-Order: https://www.amazon.com/Great-Leaders-Live-Like-Addicts/dp/1948677318 Insta: https://www.instagram.com/michaelbrodywaite/ Connect With Ryan Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Follow Our Journey Insta: www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en Facebook: www.facebook.com/napkingameplan/

43m
Feb 28, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 008 - The Comparison Game

GAMES YOU'LL ALWAYS LOSE 👊 One-on-one with LeBron 👊 Swimming against a shark 👊 and of course... COMPARISON You have your own story. When your whole life is trying to map to someone or something it isn't - you get off track. Today Ryan's talking about his personal struggles and how to avoid the pitfalls! CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

4m
Feb 25, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 007 - What Works For You?

When you're chasing a dream or trying to build something, it can be really easy to compare yourself to other people who do things differently than you. Notice "different" doesn't equal "better." You have to find what works for you and your situation and excel at THAT! Takeaways 👊 People Point Fingers (Don't Worry About Them) 👊 What Works For Me Might Not Work For You 👊 Don't Live Your Life In A Comparison Mindset

4m
Feb 18, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 006 - Start With Gratitude

On this special episode of The Dirty Napkin, Ryan took time on his commute to discuss starting our days with gratitude, and how our surroundings can impact who we are - and who we become! QUESTION - What are YOU doing to strengthen positivity? TAKEAWAYS 👊 Find things to be GRATEFUL for TODAY. 👊 Surround yourself with people who are going where you want to go. 👊 You need to take yourself out of negative situations. CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

7m
Feb 11, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 005 - Celebrate the Unseen

When you don't celebrate the little wins, it's easy to get stuck in a rut. Yes, everyone celebrates when you win an award or move to a new building, but what about the little victories that make those moments possible? The truth is, you need to observe every obstacle you climb regardless if its a mountain or a mole-hill. QUESTIONS 👊 Have you done a good job of recognizing the "small wins?" 👊 What's something you can celebrate this week? 👊 How are you going to acknowledge your next come-up? CONNECT WITH RYAN: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Insta: https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/

3m
Feb 03, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 004 - Owning Ownership

If you're a leader, everything that happens under your leadership is your fault. I know it sounds scary, but there's an up-side. When you can accept and embrace that fact, you quit playing the blame-game, and you shift into a winning mindset. Evaluate Yourself 👊 What's an on-going "drama" in YOUR life? 👊 What can YOU do to help? 👊 How are YOU taking ownership this week?

6m
Jan 28, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 003 - The Power of Gratitude

grat·i·tude /ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Your brain on thankfulness is a beautiful thing. By focusing on what you appreciate you shift your life into a whole new gear. You’re no longer wasting time wallowing in self-pity or comparing yourself or your business to other people. When you realize this life is a gift and you’ve been blessed in the circumstances you’ve been given, you’ll want to do a whole lot more with what you got! Challenges for this week 👊 Take time and make a list of 10 things you’re thankful for. 👊 Get on the phone and let 3 people know you’re grateful to have them in your life. 👊 Spread the vibes. Make a post on social media highlighting something you take for granted. Positivity breeds positivity. Let us know how this changes your week! CONNECT WITH RYAN Insta:https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthogmartin/

2m
Jan 21, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 002 - You Get What You Celebrate

In this episode, Ryan dives into celebration and why it's the key to success. If you want to hold better meetings, have a positive mindset, and change your work culture - this episode is for you! We want to hear back from you. What steps do YOU take to celebrate the wins? CONNECT WITH RYAN HERE: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin

2m
Jan 14, 2020
The Dirty Napkin 001 - You Can't Fear Change

The Dirty Napkin dives into the nitty-gritty of entrepreneurship, leadership, and personal growth. In this episode, we talk about the topic of change and how you have to approach it. CONNECT WITH RYAN HERE: www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin CONNECT WITH ELI HERE: www.instagram.com/eli_robert_gable/ vm.tiktok.com/5bAw8f/

12m
Jan 07, 2020
NGP 002 - Brian McDonell | Melin Co-Founder

In this episode, Ryan sits down with Melin Co-Founder Brian McDonell to discuss his journey into the business of high-end hats and what it means to be a leader and entrepreneur. Connect With Ryan https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/?hl=en Connect With Brian https://www.instagram.com/melinmcd/?hl=en Follow Our Journey https://www.instagram.com/napkingameplan/?hl=en

41m
Jan 03, 2020
NGP 001 - The Start of the Game

Napkin Game Plan takes a look into the nitty-gritty origins of successful entrepreneurs. Hosted by DISRUPT Media CEO, Ryan Thogmartin, this show will introduce you to entrepreneurial leaders in a variety of fields. The one thing they have in common: a journey of highs and lows that led them to success. If you're a grinder, hustler, dreamer, or achiever, you won't want to miss an episode! How do you kick-off a podcast that's all about the life and journey of entrepreneurs and hustlers? You tell your own story. In this episode, Ryan sits down to discuss his humble beginnings of selling wrapping paper door-to-door, what it's like managing a business out of a dorm room, and how a car crash changed his life. Buckle-up, the maiden voyage of NGP, has set sail! Like what you heard? Be sure to subscribe for more motivational stories of leaders changing business and the world as we know it. FOLLOW RYAN HERE: https://www.instagram.com/ryanthogmartin/ https://www.facebook.com/ryanthogmartin FOLLOW ELI HERE: https://www.instagram.com/eli_robert_gable/ http://vm.tiktok.com/5bAw8f/

57m
Oct 17, 2019