Thrive On Life Podcast

E163 Challenging the Impossible; How to Push Your Limits to Start Thriving, with Joel Runyon

May 12, 2022

“Impossible is not a statement, it’s a challenge.” - Joel Runyon 


In this episode, we welcome Joel Runyon to the podcast to discuss what it means to challenge the impossible and push your limits for a better life. We also chat about the importance of just showing up as you are, why you don’t have to be an “expert” to make an impact, how he accomplished running seven ultramarathons on seven different continents, and more!


Tune in for more and see below for a complete list of topics covered in this episode!


Key Topics

  • How Joel accomplished running seven ultramarathons on seven different continents and the hardest part of conquering that challenge 
  • His background in running 
  • How he built his mindset to be able to withstand that challenge 
  • Joel’s blog, how he got started in blogging, and how it has evolved into what it is now
  • Why you don’t have to be an “expert” to make an impact
  • How running and pushing yourself helps with both the monotonous, daily tasks and the business world
  • Explaining how the saying, “anything is possible” is a lie and why that’s actually encouraging 
  • Viewing the “impossible” as a challenge vs a statement 
  • How to take steps to push your limits and test the impossible 
  • Showing up is better than not doing anything at all 
  • Joel’s experience raising money to build schools through running and how he came up with the idea 
  • How you can start making an impact now
  • Increasing accountability with yourself 
  • Joel’s brand and how to connect with him
  • What does “thriving” mean to Joel


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