Episode 109

Exploring Relationships, Health, and Personal Growth with Bob Heipp [E109]

Recorded Live at AAPEX 2023, Bob Heipp discusses personal health issues, the importance of open communication and vulnerability, and the subsequent lifestyle changes he made. The conversation further delves into the significance of honesty in relationships, mindfulness, and overcoming addictive behaviors. 

Show Notes

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  • The Heart Attack Scare (00:02:05) Bob shares his experience of having a heart attack scare and undergoing a double bypass surgery.
  • The Importance of Early Detection (00:08:19) The discussion highlights the fact that many people's first heart attack is their last, emphasizing the need for early detection and lifestyle changes.
  • The baseline test (00:09:53) Discussion about the benefits of taking a calcium test to determine the need for cholesterol medicine.
  • The importance of vulnerability in relationships (00:13:28) Conversation about the significance of being open and vulnerable in maintaining sustainable relationships.
  • The Vulnerability of Leadership (00:19:40) Discussion on the shift in outlook towards vulnerability in managing businesses and people.
  • The Power of Meditation and Silence (00:20:58) Exploration of incorporating meditation and prayer, including the benefits of silence and introspection.
  • Rewriting Programming and Dehumanizing (00:26:15) Conversation on the process of rewiring the brain and the dangers of dehumanizing people, including discussion on neuroplasticity and the impact of social media and pornography.
  • The Health Focus (00:29:27) Discussion about Bob's focus on health, including surgery and depression after major heart surgery.
  • Experiences at Apex 2023 (00:32:49) Conversation about attending AAPEX 2023 in Las Vegas for the first time, experiencing Halloween on Fremont Street.
  • Evolution and Journey after Open Heart Surgery (00:35:08) Reflection on the personal growth and emotional transformation after open heart surgery, discussing the ongoing journey of self-discovery and figuring things out.

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Matt Fanslow

Matt Fanslow is the diagnostic tech/shop manager at Riverside Automotive in Red Wing, MN. His primary responsibilities are to diagnose driveability and electrical/electronic issues, and perform most all programming, coding, initializing, adoptions, etc. Basically, if it needs to be figured out or has wires, it goes to Matt.

He’s been a tech since 1996. Matt is also a subject matter expert for ASE and has instructed at Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo. Matt has participated on 18 ASE technical committees for the ASE Practice Test, A6, A7, A8, and L1 tests. He’s also done case studies for Standard Motor Products. Fanslow’s goal is to do everything in his power to improve the overall level of professionalism within the automotive and light truck repair trade and also raise the level of its public image.