Buckeye Focused podcast by SportsE Media
Buckeye Focused podcast by SportsE Media

The Power of Conversation

In this thought-provoking episode, Eric and Nate Oliver engage in a heartfelt dialogue about the power of conversation, the importance of perspective, sharing our personal stories, and the role of reflection in personal growth.

During the podcast, Nate Oliver shares the valuable lessons and experiences he gained during his time at Ohio State. He reflects on the impact that Coach Jim Tressel had on him, the guidance he received, and how “Tresselisms” and “The Block O of Life” shaped his mindset. Nate also discusses the importance of perspective and looking back at where one started to appreciate how far they’ve come. His time at Ohio State, both on and off the field, played a significant role in developing his resilience and understanding of the power of conversation and connection.


  • The extremes of public scrutiny and handling pressure
  • Gaining perspective through personal experiences and history
  • The importance of looking back at where we started
  • Stories of survival and resilience from the Holocaust
  • The significance of content creation and sharing our personal stories
  • How sharing our stories can be therapeutic and create deeper connections
  • Reflection on the sacrifices of our ancestors
  • The power of perspective in overcoming challenges
  • The value of having these conversations, even if they don’t reach a large audience

Join Eric and Nate Oliver in this engaging episode as they share their perspectives on the value of self-reflection, the power of our personal stories, and the importance of appreciating the sacrifices made by those who came before us. They also discuss the role of content creation and podcasting in fostering deeper connections and providing a platform to express our thoughts and experiences. Listen in for an inspiring conversation that highlights the power of conversation and perspective in shaping our lives.

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Other topics in “The Power of Conversation”:

The magic of perspective | The Tattooist of Auschwitz | The Holocaust | Hamilton SoundtrackGetting off social media | Social Media | CJ Stroud

Buckeye Focused co-hosts:

  • Nate played for the Buckeyes mostly under Coach Jim Tressel between 2007-2011. | LinkedIn
  • Eric is the founder of KazSource, Inc, and the creator of this platform, SE | LinkedIn | Twitter

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