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The Mindset Forge Podcast

The Mindset Forge Podcast

The interview-style podcast focuses on successful athletes and performing artists who've learned how to show up for the big moments of performance. Through the interviews, we discover how to show up for the biggest moments of our lives.

Recent Episodes

Thanksgiving Throwback w/ Michael Griffin: The Mindset Needed to Become an NFL Athlete

Nov. 23, 2022

Former NFL safety Michael Griffin sits down with Barton to talk fatherhood, cupcakes, and his experience growing up playing High school, college, and pro football. He takes the listener on his journey from Bowie High to the…

How to make each Audition your best with Broadway Actor Meredith Inglesby

Nov. 16, 2022

Meredith and Barton sit down to discuss the importance of mindfulness and being kind to yourself on the day of an audition and other great concepts for people who want to be better at performance techniques. Barton and Mered…

Cheryl Carrell - Mom of four finds her Tribe w/ Camp Gladiator & puts in the work to become an Elite Athlete

Nov. 9, 2022

Cheryl and Barton sit down at Austin's premier fitness complex called HIT Athletic to talk about Cheryl's 10-year journey to become an elite competitor. The mindset shifts she recalls through out her journey will enlighten …

2nd Anniversery Episode with Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen

Nov. 2, 2022

Barton and John sit down to discuss the early days of bodybuilding, John's career as a bodybuilder leading up to his 1998 Mr. Natural Olympia win, and much more. John is also Barton's current bodybuilding coach helping him …

Leading without Ego - USA Rugby's Team Captain talks Mindset and Leadership w/ Bryce Campbell

Oct. 26, 2022

In this interview, Barton and Bryce sit down to discuss the sport of rugby, his mindset around leadership in a team sport like rugby, and how athletes need to train their weak points to develop a more well-rounded ability le…

Bringing the Mindset of a Green Beret to coaching Football at Troy University w/ Rusty Whitt

Oct. 19, 2022

Barton and Rusty sit down to talk about how his time with the Special Forces Green Beret's prepared him to shape the minds of young college athletes at Troy University Football. Growing up playing high school and college fo…

The Art of Storytelling and working with Tarantino and Leonardo DiCaprio

Oct. 12, 2022

In this week's episode, Barton and Laura discuss her life's work as an actor, producer, writer, and stories from Hollywood. Links included below. Laura's Bio: Best known as Leonardo DiCaprio’s sister in Quentin Tarantino's…

Retired Austin K9 Cop Talks Mindset and Athleticism of Murph and other K9 super Athletes

Oct. 5, 2022

For more info on K9 Cops and the use of Dogs for Law Enforcement, visit http://401k9.com Subscribe to the Mindset Forge Newsletter: https://bit.ly/3xKWAqN Barton and Patrick enjoy a lively discussion about: His relationship…