Off The Dome Radio

Naturally Curious

About the show

Are you just stuck? Off The Dome Radio is a podcast designed specifically to give you that extra push in all facets of your life. As hosts who have been stuck, taken leaps of faith, and gambled on themselves, Colin and Tim are two entrepreneurs embarking on their own journeys to find what they were called to do. Through fun conversation and interviews with driven individuals who have decided to pave their own path, this podcast offers various insights into the depths of health and wellness, business strategy and influence, empowerment, mental health and relationship building. With this podcast, the hope is to empower people to find something deep within themselves that helps bring them closer to the happiness and success they want to realize. Off The Dome is on a mission to add value by strengthening the most fundamental areas of our every day lives.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Article 18: Holiday Eating

    Article  |  December 24th, 2018
    By Colin Slager
    christmas, desserts, eating healthy, family time, fit through holidays, happy soul, holiday eating, holiday foods, holiday season, moderation, movement, soul food

    Colin dives a little into holiday eating and that in all honesty...you're going to be OK if you enjoy yourselves, so allows yourselves to.

  • Article 17: The Most Important Thing I Have Learned In Sales

    Article  |  December 23rd, 2018
    By Timothy Ahlersmeyer
    ask for the sale, business owner, business relationships, give value, giving, healthy relationships, helping people first, providing value, reciprocation, reciprocity, sales, sales strategy, salespeople, serving others, trust, value, working with people

    Tim talks about his main takeaways since being in sales, but hones in on the importance of giving...

  • Episode 12: Investing in Others and Growing Small Businesses with Josh Owens

    Episode  |  December 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 secs
    advice, business strategy, butler university, e-commerce, managing people, scaling a company, self education, small business owner, supply kick, taking risks
  • Episode 11: Sibling Mentorship, Why People Buy, Effect of Online Education on Entrepreneurship

    Episode  |  December 13th, 2018  |  41 mins 21 secs
    entrepreneurship, golf, online education, sales, siblings, takeaways
  • Article 16: Less is More, With Speaking... and Most Things in Life

    Article  |  December 10th, 2018
    By Timothy Ahlersmeyer
    business, communication, influence, networking, public speaking
  • Episode 10: How To Remember Names (And Make Yours Memorable)

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2018  |  25 mins 10 secs
    conversation, influence, interpersonal relationships, interviews, memory, names

    Have you ever met someone for the first time then proceed to forget their name an hour later? We explore one of the most effective influencing techniques: remembering people's names. We will also dive into what it takes to understand and connect with people, and the 2 most important things every person wants out of a conversation.

  • Article 14: Why Great Listening Skills Make You Captivating

    Article  |  December 3rd, 2018
    By Timothy Ahlersmeyer
    emotional intelligence, empathy, influence, listening, patience, storytelling
  • Episode 9: Networking, Leading, and Navigating as an Entrepreneur with Jim McKneight

    Episode  |  November 29th, 2018  |  50 mins 10 secs
    butler university, delegating, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, finance, leadership, networking, resiliency, self-education

    Jim McKneight is an Instructor in Entrepreneurship and Pre-Law Advisor at Butler University. After starting his career as a Tax Attorney at Ernst & Young, he grew three different companies as a CFO, including an ice business that was eventually sold to Home City Ice. Jim goes into detail on the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur, the smartest ways to network, and what motivated him to go back and mentor young business students.

  • Article 13: Why Comparing Yourself to Others is a Waste of Time

    Article  |  November 29th, 2018
    By Timothy Ahlersmeyer
    goals, motivation, process, self-improvement, success
  • Episode 8: Steps You Can Take to Feel More in Control of Your Day, How Your Learning Changes After College, Sandlot Movie Review

    Episode  |  November 27th, 2018  |  24 mins 50 secs
    career switch, conscientiousness, empowerment, focus, organization, productivity, self-investment, vision

    Do you ever feel like you're not getting enough out of your day? We explore the different strategies to maximize your day through organization and discipline. We also get into how learning styles change after college, and the thinking process when it comes to choosing a job or career.

  • Article 12: What Other People Think

    Article  |  November 26th, 2018
    By Colin Slager
    belief, confidence, empowerment, mental strength, podcasting, risk taking
  • Episode 7: Training Methods

    Episode  |  November 22nd, 2018  |  29 mins 39 secs
    basketball, decision making, exercise, full body training, full body workouts, mobility, movement, nba, nfl, range of motion, resistance training, terry crews, training, training methods, training style, trigger session

    Stuck doing the same workout routine over and over again? The boys share some of the training regimens and strategies that they have been implementing in the gym. Slager dives deep into the maximizing your body's full range of motion and movements.

  • Episode 6: Making Yourself Indispensable, Overcoming Relocation Depression

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2018  |  48 mins 47 secs
    being present, depression, diaphragmatic breathing, living in the moment, relocation depression, value

    In this episode, we explore the different psychological and mental benefits you can reap by spending less time on your phone and living in the present moment. We tackle the important issue of what it takes to be indispensable, what you can do to market yourself in a changing technological world, and make a difference for your company. We close out by talking about proper breathing techniques, and the strategies you can implement in a completely new life or career situation.

  • Article 11: Selling Yourself

    Article  |  November 20th, 2018
    By Timothy Ahlersmeyer
    body language, emotional intelligence, influence, interpersonal relationships, persuasion, self regulation
  • Article 10: Mental Health and OTD

    Article  |  November 18th, 2018
    By Colin Slager
    development, emotional intelligence, empathy, empowerment, growth, mental health, positivity, success
  • Episode 5: Valuable Morning Habits

    Episode  |  November 15th, 2018  |  23 mins 21 secs
    good mindset, grind, hustle, morning ritual, morning routine, mornings, personal freedom and control

    In this episode, we explain how maximizing the first hour of your day can improve your overall daily performance. We explore various activities that can reap enormous benefits without a lot of time commitment. We talk briefly about what drives us to help people out with our show, as well as what good road manners can do for society.

    6:40 - 9:55: How being a polite driver can make the world a better place

    10:00 - 22:45: We will give you 5-10 different activities you can do each morning to prepare yourself to maximize the most value out of your day, waking your body up, and put yourself in the right mindset before you begin your grind. We will also give you one small thing you can do to make someone else feel important before you leave your house in the morning