Celebrating Three Years of Podcast Milestones with Dr. Derrick Burgess

June 24, 2024

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True growth happens when we push through doubts and keep moving forward, knowing that faith, even in the face of uncertainty, can lead to incredible journeys. Taking the first step forward toward our goals is challenging but the greater hurdle is being consistent and persistent. Indeed, consistency is the key that unlocks the door to success. It means showing up every day, rain or shine, and putting in the effort needed to progress. It’s about turning dreams into reality through dedication and perseverance.


As we celebrate this three-year milestone, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to each one of you. Your support, feedback, and engagement have been the backbone of our success. This journey has been incredibly fulfilling, and I am excited about the future as we continue to grow and evolve together. Thank you for being part of this incredible journey. Here’s to many more years of learning, growing, and achieving greatness together.


In this solo episode, we will take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had over the past three years with this podcast. From the humble beginnings in my basement to the impactful platform we’ve become today, it’s been a turbulent ride filled with lessons, growth, and unforgettable experiences. We’ll revisit some of the key milestones, challenges, and triumphs that have shaped our journey. We’ll discuss how we managed to produce nearly 164 episodes, interview 109 inspiring guests, and amass over 25,000 listens or views. More than just numbers, these achievements represent the connections we’ve made and the stories we’ve shared, resonating with our listeners on a personal level.


“Along this journey, I thought about stopping several times but I know the reason that I’m here is that it really keeps me motivated and keeps me moving.” – Dr. Derrick Burgess


Topics Covered:

(00:00:32) Third year podcast anniversary celebration

(00:01:28) Progress and Consistency

(00:03:52) Reading testimonials from listeners and former guests.

(00:05:16) Goals for Year 4

(00:07:04) Praise from podcast mentor, Mr. Jonathan Jones

(00:08:08) Greetings from Julia Burgess

(00:09:07) Congratulatory words from Nilyn Matugas, Podcast Producer

(00:10:39) Greetings from Suzette Burgess

(00:11:12) A message from Derek Richards

(00:12:39) A message from Princess, Podcast Editor

(00:13:20) Words of appreciation from William Drake

(00:14:02)  A message from Camille, Show Notes Writer

(00:15:19) An appreciation from Charles Black


Key Takeaways: 


“I want to use my personal story of how I’ve overcome some things in my past to really hone in on my story and how I’ve used obstacles and overcome obstacles to achieve what I’ve achieved so far.”- Dr. Derrick Burgess


“I just want to commend you as a host for showing up and showing out for three years, interviewing guests across all these different landscapes.” – Mr. Jonathan Jones


“I have been listening to this podcast since my dad started it. It makes me so proud to hear all the amazing things that he does on his podcast. It makes me so happy when I hear all the things he has to say.” – Julia Burgess


“We are so happy to be partnering with you on theTimeout with The SportsDr. podcast. You are among the diligent clients that we have that continuously record and never stop recording. That is a daily commitment that you have to do to be able to be consistent and be at more than 100 episodes now.” – Nilyn Matugas


“I’ve enjoyed being your own helper with all your videos and I can’t wait to see the many things that you’re gonna do in the future.” – Suzette Burgess


“You really can’t say enough about Dr. Burgess and just how he lives his life. And for me, that’s more motivational, that’s mentorship and that’s what he brings to the world, to his practice, to his family and pretty much to everybody that he comes in contact with.” – Mr. Derek Richards


“I enjoy listening to Timeout with The SportsDr. for a bunch of different reasons. I enjoy the wide variety of topics that were discussed from a professional development and personal perspective about  mental health, financial literacy, planning and also the conversation about security, existence and the human ability to succeed against great odds and against extreme measures.” – Charles Black


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