The Uncommon Life Project

Don’t wait until you retire to begin to live out the life of your dreams. Make choices today that allow you to live in an uncommon way. Let the Uncommon Life Project podcast and its hosts Bryan Dewhurst and Phillip Ramsey guide you to asking different questions, considering different paths and building a life that fits your unique definition of what your uncommon life might be.


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Episode 27: Scaling Big on a Bootstrap Budget

What does it take to scale a business from a $2,000 initial investment to one that serves customers in tens of thousands of venues all over the Midwest? Let’s dig into that. On Episode 27 of the podcast, we talk with Dereck Lewis about how he took his grandma’s cookie recipes and turned them into […]

Episode 26: Knowledge + Understanding + Implementation = Mastery with Mark Stanley

Entrepreneurs tend to run on creativity and adrenaline. Setting up processes and systems? That’s boring stuff. But that’s the stuff that turns a great idea, all that creativity, and adrenaline, into a thriving business. Our guest on this episode knows a lot about all of these components. Mark Stanley has started multiple businesses and is […]

Episode 25: Mindset over Money

Welcome to Season Two of the Uncommon Life Podcast! We had such a wonderful experience in our first year! If you’ve been listening for awhile – thank you for listening and for sharing your thoughts on how to make the podcast even better in the future. If you are checking us out for the first […]

Episode 23: The Art and Data of Short Term Rentals

We say it often: short-term rentals are a great way to stick your toe in the water in exploring investment properties. But there are still a lot of unknowns as you start out. Like the basics – how much should I charge? What is your competition? Does this place even need short-term rentals? First, the […]

Episode 21: Dreaming, Thinking and Doing Big Things with Mitch Matthews

Getting from dream to reality is hard work. Sometimes just getting clear on what the dream is can be a challenge, much less making that dream come true. On this episode of the Uncommon Life Project Podcast, hosts Phillip Ramsey and Bryan Dewhurst talk with Mitch Matthews. This episode has the feel of listening in […]

Episode 19: The Transforming Power of FUNdamism – with Paul Long

Everyone wants a fun life and an optimistic outlook. These are the building blocks of the uncommonly good life. What are the roadblocks to this kind of life, and how do we move beyond them? Our podcast guest has some answers. In Episode 19 of The Uncommon Life Podcast, Phillip and Bryan talk with Paul […]

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