Episode #152: Bob Krause-“In Spite of Myself”

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For anyone looking to make changes and become better, this episode is for you. This week, Tyler and Mike welcome Bob Krause to the Richest Men in Town program. Bob brings his love and contagious energy and wastes no time getting into how things really are. The result is a powerful authentic “mid-week church” experience. The conversation is rich and covers all kinds of ground, including:

  • Power of loving and accepting others 
  • How accountability helps us become our best selves
  • Finding excellence on the journey of development 
  • Dangers of perfection and self-shame
  • Patience and grace with ourselves and others
  • How coming from a place of consistent service helps us
  • The language of the Holy Ghost
  • The reality of forgiveness
  • God can use flawed people
  • Compassion and accepting others
  • Cycle of addiction and overcoming pornography
  • Freedom vs. captivity

Bob’s vulnerability and his authenticity give everyone around him permission to, not only be themselves but to be their best selves. His faith is a powerful force for good. To Bob, thank you for the way that you are showing up each and every day. Keep going brother!

Show Notes


  • “How much longer are we going to wait to demand the best from ourselves?” -Steven Lawson from Monk Manual
  • “Friend, go up higher.” –Luke 14:10
  • “Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one–the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts,…Your affectionate uncle, Screwtape.” -C.S. Lewis
  • “But as oft as they repented and sought forgiveness, with real intent, they were forgiven.” –Moroni 6:8
  • “And if men come unto me I will show unto them their weakness. I give unto men weakness that they may be humble; and my grace is sufficient for all men that humble themselves before me; for if they humble themselves before me, and have faith in me, then will I make weak things become strong unto them.” –Ether 12:27


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