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135: Samantha Alvarez: Learning To Live Your Best Life

How do you live your best life? According to Samantha Alvarez, it begins with having a crystal clear vision and a sense of adventure for learning new things and experiencing different cultures. Formerly a nurse practitioner, Samantha is now following her passion as a world traveler, digital nomad, online teacher, university faculty, sales consultant, polyglot, Read More …

134: Eiji Morishita: Start A Movement, Impact Millions

Have you ever felt different and isolated? Want to make an impact in the world but you don’t know how or where to start? Eiji Morishita is a community builder and movement maker. In our interview with Eiji, he shares how his passion for building communities actually began with feeling like an outcast at school Read More …

133: Matthew Young: The True Measure Of Winning In Youth Sports

A passionate advocate of physical activity and youth sport development, Vancouver-based Matthew Young has dedicated his life to raising the bar in the health and fitness industry.  In our podcast interview with Matt, he explains why this is such an important mission and what he’s doing about it. 70% of kids drop out of sports Read More …

132: Susan M. Barber: Building Your Confidence As A Leader

What is the biggest challenge new leaders face and how do you overcome it? Our guest today is no stranger to leadership and moving up the corporate ladder with confidence. Susan M. Barber is an Executive Leadership Coach with more than 20 years experience as an Information Technology and Leadership Executive. In our interview, she Read More …

131: Scott Jones: Cultivating The Art Of Conversation

How do you cultivate the art of conversation as a podcaster? Today’s guest, Scott Jones, shares his experience interviewing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, engaging them in refreshingly authentic conversations. As a podcast host who also consults organizations on launching their own podcasts, Scott has made it his business to know what works Read More …

130: Simon Crowe: Say YES To Your Bold Vision

What is your bold vision and what is required in order for you to transform it into reality? In today’s episode, UK-based Transformational Coach, Simon Crowe, takes us on a mind expanding journey as he describes his adventures in leadership and transformation, and how you can use your curiosity and creativity to heal the world. For Read More …

129: Karen Valencic: Rethinking Conflict & Innovation

How do you handle conflict and why would it benefit you to embrace it? Today, author, speaker, black belt and engineer, Karen Valencic, re-frames conflict and confrontation and demonstrates how it is absolutely necessary for creativity and innovation to flourish. Combining physics and martial art concepts, Karen’s unique methodology called Spiral Impact, shifts the focus Read More …

128: Dave Lukas: Fast Track Your Success As An Entrepreneur

What does it take to fast track your success as an entrepreneur? Today we explore this topic with Dave Lukas, Vice President & Co-Owner of Grasp Technologies, host of the Misfit Entrepreneur Podcast, and best-selling author of “The Ten Year Career, The Fast Track To Retiring Young, Wealthy and Fulfilled”. With almost two decades of Read More …

127: Rachel Hamm: Beyond Healing – Finding Your Promised Land

Transformational Coach, Rachel Hamm, is no stranger to painful past experiences. Abused by a pastor as a child, she grew into adulthood with anxiety, fear, depression, struggling in an emotional wilderness that she wasn’t even aware of. It was only through her healing journey that Rachel discovered that there was a promised land available to Read More …

126: Alan Stevens: The Art Of Reading People

Alan Stevens is known as the Celebrity Profiler and is Australia’s leading personality and business profiler. He is regularly featured on National TV, Radio and in the World’s Press, profiling leading politicians, TV and sports stars as well as Britain’s Royalty. In today’s interview, Alan uncovers the art of reading people; how to recognize how Read More …

125: Kirstin Leigh: It’s Time To Change Your Story!

“You don’t have to live with whatever life throws you—or whatever you’ve gotten yourself into. You can change your story! No matter how it looks right now, your life is a masterpiece waiting to be discovered.” This is the message of author, screenwriter, singer, and sought after speaker, Kirstin Leigh. Originally from a small town Read More …

124: Alex Ihama: How To Be An Exceptional Leader In Turbulent Times

Now more than ever, our world is crying out for great leaders to help solve global issues that affect us all.  How can you answer the call and navigate these turbulent times as an exceptional leader? According to leadership expert, Alex Ihama, it’s not about position, popularity, prosperity, or even power, but rather great leadership is Read More …

123: Stan Peake: The Essence Of Great Leadership

Leadership is not a job title, it’s a mission. This is the underlying principle that Stan Peake teaches and practices every day.  As a coach and leader of leaders, Stan empowers people to bring out the best in their teams, by inspiring leaders with a mission greater than themselves. In today’s interview, we explore the Read More …

122: William & Ranae Shepherd: Shining Light In Dark Places

What is love, really? Where do you find it? Who do you turn to when times get tough? In today’s interview, William and Ranae Shepherd share their authentically real and raw stories of how they each found their way into – and out of – the dark side of the entertainment and fashion industry of Read More …

121: Joshua Wilson: Developing Strategic Partnerships Using LinkedIn

How do you use LinkedIn to expand your network and partner with the right people? In today’s interview, Joshua Wilson explains how he does it, along with how to position your value proposition in such a way that people want to engage with you. As the Director of Affiliate & Partner Network for The Dallas Read More …

120: Laura Gisborne: Building Companies That Are Both Profitable & Purposeful

Now more than ever, entrepreneurs and business leaders are recognizing the need to give back to their communities.  Founder of Legacy Leaders Global, Laura Gisborne, takes it to whole new level, as she and her team partners with their clients in the giving back process – to the extent that after 3 years, 100% of their consulting Read More …

119: Harmony “Dust” Grillo: Bringing Healing To Women In The Sex Trafficking Industry

In the United States alone, $13 Billion a year is spent on sex trafficking, which is more than is spent on the NFL, MBA, and MLB combined. Whether we realize it or not, it’s happening in our cities on a grand scale. As a survivor herself, Harmony “Dust” Grillo knows the pain and suffering that victims Read More …

118: Tiana Sanchez: Building Better Managers & Leaders In Today’s Marketplace

Author of two books, Undefeatable and F’d Up: The Upside To Failure, Tiana Sanchez is in the business of building better managers & leaders, and believes there is no limit to your success. As the owner of an organizational training and development practice, she works with for profit, non-profit and educational institutions to foster a Read More …

117: Jeffrey Slayter: Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Jeffrey Slayter is a positive disrupter of psyches, having played the role of transformational coach and facilitator, speaking to over 3 million people in 12 countries. In today’s interview, he shares the habits and mindset of the world’s biggest thought leaders and change-makers so you can start implementing them in your life for greater happiness, impact, Read More …

116: Byron Torres: How To Create Meaningful Sales Conversations Online & Offline

What does sales and marketing have to do with being a leader of transformation? Everything! An important message is meant to be shared. But in this crowded world of information overload, catchy sales pitches, and social media marketing, how do you create meaningful connections and get your message across? Byron Torres, Founder at Pritzer Media Read More …