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Ep. 115: DR. CHARLES ELDER – Transforming Self-Care & Health Care

Dr. Elder imparted a vast array of wisdom related to our achieving and maintaining the utmost well-being on all levels of our health: mental, physical, spiritual and emotional.  We talked about balanced nutrition tips, recommended eating regimens as well as transcendental meditation and other habits to develop as peaceful and healthy a life as possible.  […]

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Ep. 114: Dr. Glenn Livingston & A Lighthearted Relationship with Food!

Dr. Livingston has a very profound set of stories and illustrations to show us what a healthy relationship looks like (and doesn’t)!  He told us about gaining clarity about his own habits and patterns in his life after over 30 years.  He talked at length about the food industry and some dirty secrets and techniques […]

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Ep. 113: How to Rapidly Transform Your Life w/ MICHELE MOLITOR

Michele Molitor is the head of Nectar Consulting and lifts people from all walks of life with her highly effective Rapid Rewiring techniques.  She is also an executive confidence coach and an acclaimed author of multiple books including Breakthrough Healing.  We discussed how the subconscious mind functions in terms of blocks and barriers we impose on […]

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Ep. 112: BOB WHEELER – Money, Emotion & The Comedy Store!

Speaking with Bob Wheeler on today’s episode was quite a delight! He has a vast base of experience and knowledge in all things finance as well as the emotional factors that contribute to attitudes and decisions in that arena. As CFO of the world-famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, he also has a treasure trove of […]

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Ep. 111: CHARLIE HARTWELL – Mindfulness For The Life You Want!

Charlie Hartwell brought us a lot of insights regarding mindfulness and living in the present moment – not worrying about the past or future.  He also shared some of his story of how he “awakened” and started down this path, as well as several apps and tools we can all utilize to maximize our results […]

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Ep. 110: STEPHANIE RAFFELOCK – Keys to Aging Well!

Stephanie Raffelock is a wonderful guest with a great deal of wisdom, tips and stories all centered around her book, A Delightful Little Book on Aging! We talked about the various facets of aging as well as compared and contrasted both men and women as well as those who seem to age well versus those […]

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Ep. 109: MEGHAN GALLAGHER – Overcoming Anxiety & Much More!

Megan Gallagher (see website here) is a young, dynamic woman with a long history of extreme anxiety including panic attacks and other very difficult experiences. She learned many techniques and has used them herself to largely overcome these challenges. Now, she is a three-time Ted Talk speaker (the 3rd one comes out this summer), soon […]

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Ep. 108: You Were Not Born To Suffer – BLAKE BAUER

Blake Bauer shared his history that brought him from drug addiction and deep pain to a place of healing, clarity and prosperity.  In his book, You Were Not Born to Suffer, Blake shares the wisdom gained in this journey along with principles and actions to bring about such transformation.  In this episode, we discuss how […]

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Ep. 107: JENNIFER LONGMORE – Finding Purpose & Peace!

In this episode, Jennifer Longmore opened our eyes to some techniques in facing ourselves, our stories and our responsibility in our lives in order to also find true clarity and purpose. We addressed some of my own life difficulties and traumas in the latter half as well and she generously imparted many nuggets of wisdom. […]

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Ep. 106: ADRI KYSER – CHOOSING Balanced Joy & Happiness!

What an amazing interview we had with Adriana Kyser (she often goes by Adri). Check out her website and get the free gift we discussed in our interview. Among other topics, we talked about how limiting beliefs are developed and how we can eliminate those sorts of obstacles through honesty with ourselves and CHOOSING a […]

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Ep. 105: Breaking the Good Girl Myth with MAJO MOLFINO!

We were privileged to chat with Majo about her background and how she arrived at this place where she wrote a best-selling book which we highly recommend you pick up (GoodGirlMyth.com).  We covered some of the history of the patriarchy and how women have largely been assigned certain roles, some of which were never desired.  We […]

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Ep. 104: UDO ERASMUS – Total Health & Harmony!

Udo Erasmus has a no nonsense approach to human health, harmony and overall well-being. We covered his unique background being born and raised during, and immediately after, World War II. He shared some wisdom about many areas of health, including and especially mindfulness and common sense approaches to balancing our minds, hearts and bodies. Check […]

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Ep. 103: THAIS GIBSON – Subconscious Mind, Attachment Theory, Transformation & More!

Thais Gibson has several degrees and over a dozen certifications in everything from psychology to hypnosis and even neuro-linguistic programming. She is a very sharp and articulate author, speaker and co-creator of the Personal Development School in Toronto, Canada. As if all that weren’t enough, she also has an incredible YouTube channel also called Personal […]

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Ep. 102: NICK ONKEN – Creative Brand-Building + Perseverance!

Nick Onken is a very talented, dynamic, creative and extremely accomplished photographer as well as brand builder!  He has worked with huge companies like Nike, Coca-Cola and Reebok as well as huge celebrities like Tom Hanks, Justin Bieber, Usher and tons of others (see more and plenty of images here and on his amazing Instagram).  […]

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Ep. 101: JOSH COATS – Learning to Motivate, Overcome Fear & More!

This episode really has something for just about everyone! Whether you are building and maintaining a team (sales, MLM, etc) or trying to take care of your family to the best of your ability, the principles discussed here are ones that can be applied in many areas. We also covered how you can get Josh’s […]

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Ep. 100: ELENA CARDONE!

We had the privilege, as we celebrate 100 episodes of the podcast, of interviewing Elena Cardone! She opened up about her background and her relationship with Grant. She even explained why she wouldn’t even date him for over a year as well as why it was essential for both of them to work on themselves […]

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Ep. 099: Coronavirus Day 31 – Back to A New Normal + Brooke Baldwin’s Experience & More!

We talked today about John Kraskinski holding an online prom plus some of the parameters for reopening much of the economy.  We also shared some of Brooke Baldwin’s account of her experiences with the virus and our positive outlook moving forward!

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Ep. 098: Coronavirus Day 30 – Are Numbers Lying to Us? Reopening States & Apollo 13

We talked about how the numbers that have been reported surrounding the coronavirus may be very misleading. We also talked about some of the parameters and ramifications of reopening certain places as well as the 50th anniversary of the return of the Apollo 13 crew.

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Ep. 097: Coronavirus Day 29 – Reopening Casinos? Stocks Up, Food Makers & Brian Dennehy

Today we talked about some of the proposed parameters for reopening the hotels and casinos in Las Vegas as well as what’s driving some stocks upward with the developing coronavirus news. Listen for that and much more on this episode. And, most of all, let’s keep our heads up and stay strong together, my friends!

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Ep. 096: Coronavirus Day 28 – Wuhan Lab Conspiracy Theories, Reopening Economy & Words of Encouragement!

We touched on some of the conspiracy theories surrounding covid-19 and its origins. There are many theories and overall speculation regarding this. We also touched on how schooling and the economy as a whole may look as we return to business.

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Ep. 095: Coronavirus Days 26 & 27 – Stimulus Payments, $8.2 Million Mistake, Trump’s Total Authority Claim & More!

Today we talked more about the numbers which appear to slowly be leveling off as we reach a peak in the USA on the coronavirus infections and deaths. We talked about a man who apparently received $8.2 million in his bank account instead of the $1700 he anticipated. And, of course, we talked a bit […]

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Ep. 094: Coronavirus Day 25 – Stimulus Tracker, Fines, Disney World & The Flattening Curve!

We addressed several topics today involving concerts from home, stimulus payments, Disney World, increased alcohol consumption numbers and the forthcoming interview with Elena Cardone. Please send questions for her as a DM to @empower101 on Instagram or a direct email to [email protected] Here are the links to update your banking information and some information regarding […]

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Ep. 093: Coronavirus Days 23 & 24 – Happy Easter + Stimulus Payments, Air Force Fly-By and More!

HAPPY EASTER! We talked about Easter today including the contrasts in my world between Easter 2019 and Easter 2020. The same sorts of contrasts probably exist in yours as well. We talked about how the Thunderbirds flew in formation over hospitals in Las Vegas as well as the stimulus payments, which have started going out […]

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Ep. 092: Coronavirus Day 22 – Stimulus Money, Las Vegas Strip, David Goggins & Perspectives of My 100 Year Old Great Aunt Elinor!

In today’s episode, we covered a variety of topics surrounding all things mentioned in the title.  We encourage one and all to stay positive and to keep sharing in this podcast with us.  Share it with friends, family, co-workers, etc so we can build our united community together.  Don’t forget to visit Hope.EmpowerHumans.com for more […]

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Ep. 091: Coronavirus Days 20 & 21 – California vs. New York + Boris Johnson, Retailers & Glimmers of Hope!

In this episode, we talked about some of the differences of what has transpired in California vs. New York as well as some details surrounding the schools and some speculation from Dr. Fauci. There are many positive things to focus on as we approach a positive resolution of all this. Stay strong!

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Ep. 090: Laura Gassner Otting Returns! + Day 19 (New York, Hydroxychloroquine & Zinc?), TWO YEAR PODCAST-IVERSARY!

We were delighted to welcome back the always insightful Laura Gassner Otting to discuss the ongoing pandemic as well as her book and forthcoming course, both called Limitless.  We covered various thoughts, concerns and observations of the coronavirus situation as well as got in depth as to many of the deep principles in her book […]

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Ep. 089: Coronavirus Days 17 & 18 – NEW YORK: Inspiring Us As Always!

We talked today about some developments with the numbers as well as some help coming into New York from Washington state and China.  We also covered more reasons for hope and inspiration as we get through this virus situation together as ONE!

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Ep. 088: Coronavirus Day 16 – STAY SAFE! Italy, Spain, Masks, Ventilators & Dying Alone

In this episode, we talked more about the continuing crisis and effects of this virus situation. I am speaking to friends in New York, one of whom may join us for the podcast in the next few days as well. Stay positive, my friends!

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Ep. 087: Coronavirus Day 15 – “UNPRECEDENTED,” STIMULUS MONEY TIMING + The Election & Other Updates!

We talked about how so many of us are using the word “unprecedented” related to this covid-19 situation.  It truly is!  We talked about the stimulus money coming to individuals and families as well as businesses and how that will work.  Some thoughts also on the frustration and seriousness surrounding this as well as this […]

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Ep. 086: Coronavirus Days 13 & 14 – The Great Equalizer: COVID-19

We discussed several topics including the story of why episode 13 wasn’t released at the right time.  We also got into the numbers and talked a little about two interviews with a person in Italy and one in Sweden.  We covered some of the hopeful angles of this pandemic and how we can all come […]

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Ep. 085: Coronavirus Day 12 – Grocery Stores & Outdoor Delights + News & Commentary!

We discussed my experiences at Costco and Albertson’s as well as getting out with my boys. This all filters through the current (and extended) social distancing guidelines. We talked about some of the latest projections and some food for thought regarding all these facts. Thanks for joining us!

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Ep. 084: Coronavirus Days 10 & 11 – SWINE FLU vs CORONAVIRUS + More Updates!

As the title suggests, we delved into some stark differences between the swine flu outbreak and covid-19. The numbers are where the biggest difference lies and we discuss that, especially in terms of mortality today. We also discussed more in depth what is currently expected and some of the good that can and will come […]

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Ep. 083: Coronavirus Day 9 – NO MORE HOARDING! + News & Commentary

The situation continues to evolve with the coronavirus pandemic. We discuss some topics and shared an audio related to the hoarding that has gone on. We talked further about the numbers as well as the unemployment repercussions. Go to hope.empowerhumans.com for more!

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Ep. 082: Coronavirus Day 8 – Don’t Take Advil?, Mental Health, Financial Relief and More!

In today’s episode, we covered several topics as mentioned in the title.  The numbers in the USA have now exceeded China in terms of confirmed cases.  The USA has now also exceeded 1000 deaths and currently stands around 1300 deaths due to this virus.  We covered more aspects of the “stimulus” bill and what to […]

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Ep. 081: Day 7 – DR. NIMA: Becoming Trigger Proof + More Updates!

Dr. Nima is a dynamic speaker, teacher and so much more!  With his “Overview Method” and Trigger Proof Facebook group he helps people greatly reduce stress, dissolve and heal past wounds and baggage and really find their true path towards happiness, success and joy in life.  This is a process of looking at big pictures […]

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Ep. 080: Coronavirus Day 6 – Mortgage/Rent Payments: A Chain Reaction

Today we got more in depth on some of the numbers and comparisons specifically between China and Italy.  We also touched on the movement to legally stop mortgage and rent payments until this pandemic passes.  Keep studying and head over to Hope.EmpowerHumans.com for more info, links (including to our Facebook group) and memes for comic […]

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Ep. 079: Coronavirus Day 5 – Our Wedding?!

In this episode, we covered updated numbers and what it all means, including the vast number of people who have recovered so far.  We talked about some topics related to the stimulus package being proposed, inflation and some thoughts on the “Back to the Future” trilogy which I watched with my boys whilst quarantined.  Lastly, […]

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Ep. 078: Coronavirus Day 4 – Grandma Says!

In today’s episode, we talked more about the progressing nature of the numbers related to the coronavirus. We touched briefly on the death of Kenny Rogers yesterday, as well as my chat with my grandmother (“Grams”) and some of what she had to say and is experiencing. Again, go to Hope.EmpowerHumans.com to connect with our Facebook group and other […]

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Ep. 077: Coronavirus Day 3 – Some Good News

(There were a couple of minor, split-second audio glitches.)  We covered the current numbers and news surrounding this virus.  I also shared some positive news that shows progress in overcoming this pandemic.  This is a shorter episode, but we have a lot of great things coming!

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Ep. 076: Coronavirus Day 2 – MINDSET Tune-Up!

On Day 2 of our special series regarding our response to this coronavirus pandemic, we covered some thoughts for tuning up our mindset.  This has gotten bad and unpredictable very quickly, yet we are free to choose our response to this and anything else that crosses our path.  I firmly believe this is an opportunity […]

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Ep. 075: Coronavirus Day 1 – HOPE!

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has risen up very quickly and kind of punched us all collectively in the face! Jobs are being lost as people are becoming very ill, some of which are losing their lives to this virus while cities and businesses are being shut down along with schools. People are in self-isolation or quarantine […]

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Ep. 074: BE YOU FIND HAPPY with Michaela Renee Johnson

Michaela Renee Johnson has experienced a wide spectrum of life, from being plucked from a comfortable life in her pre-teen years and placed in a minimalistic situation living in a trailer in the woods with her family to the more materialistic life in a big city and back again! This perspective has fueled her life […]

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Ep. 073: ALCOHOLISM RECOVERY MEMOIR with Emily Lynn Paulson

Emily Lynn Paulson is a wife, mother and author of a book titled Highlight Real: Finding Honesty And Recovery Beyond The Filtered Life. We discussed her journey of recovery from alcoholism and how that is sometimes misconstrued in our society between social media and the “wine mom” culture. Nowhere in this interview are we villifying […]

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Ep. 072: COMPLETE WELLNESS & LESS STRESS with Dr. Ron Ehrlich!

Dr. Ehrlich is a holistic health advocate, author, speaker, podcaster and holistic dentist with a treasure trove of knowledge related to all interconnected areas of health and wellness.  In this interview, we covered a great deal about the physical body and what plays into its well-being as it concerns nutrition, breathing, sleep and so much […]

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Ep. 071: NO MORE BAD DAYS w/ Michael O’Brien!

In this episode, we talked at length with the incredibly inspiration Michael O’Brien about how we frame things properly and prepare ourselves consistently to not allow bad moments to become bad days.  In his book Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows, he tells us how a very traumatic event he experienced in July of 2001 reshaped his […]

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Ep. 070: Make It Count!

As we start a new year and new decade, many of us are seeking a fresh start.  It is important, in this process, to embrace the patterns of growth through repetition.  Between eating, sleeping, the cycles and revolutions of the planets and the overall flow of the universe, repetition is a core and instructive principle.  […]

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Ep. 069: CREDIT SECRETS with Randy Wells!

In this episode, we had the privilege of discussing credit and its immense power in our lives. From buying a home to renting to insurance to jobs to car purchases/leases, credit is a very integral part of our lives. Randy pulled back the curtain on all kinds of details I promise you’ve never heard before! […]

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Ep. 068: Your PRICELESS Worth!

In all of our episodes, we remind you that you are priceless at the top of the show. In this episode, we are going to dig in to talk about why that is and 3 things we can all do to bring our lives, our attitudes and mindset in congruence with that priceless state. Doing […]

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Ep. 067: TIME Management = Joy!

Time is something peculiar and our perception of it seems to speed up as we age. This episode is about taking control of our time and striving for the right rhythm, harmony and balance to maintain the joyful, aligned life we constantly seek. We talk in this episode about a comparison and analogy between time […]

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Ep. 066: MICHAEL LEVITT (Undoing Burnout + Other Life Essentials!)

Michael Levitt has a great story of perspective, learning and overall growth when, in a year’s time, he lost his health, job, car and home. We talk in this interview about the lasting impact this has had leading to his book, 369 Days: How to Survive a Year of Worst Case Scenarios, as well as […]

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Ep. 065: Singer Daniel Emmet (America’s Got Talent)

VIDEO: AUDIO: Daniel Emmet has talent, charisma and intelligence like you wouldn’t believe!  If singing were in the Olympics, his range (Opera, Pop, Rock, etc.) would win him the gold medal in the music decathlon because he can do all the “events” at a world class level.  His story from the show, “America’s Got Talent,” […]

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Ep. 064: Comedian GREG MORTON (America’s Got Talent)

Greg Morton is a very unique and dynamic stand-up comic who has worked in the comedy world for well over three decades. He is known for spot on movie impressions and has a very energetic stage presence, as millions witnessed on the 2019 season of America’s Got Talent where he was praised by all the […]

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Ep. 063: JUST AN INCH – Between Striking Out & Striking Rich

In this episode, we talk about the fine line between striking out and striking rich. It separates success and failure. It separates mistakes and triumphs. We discuss a very poignant analogy from the book Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill as well as some stories from our own space program and arriving on the […]

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Ep. 062: KORN’S RAY LUZIER (Interview 2)

The band Korn have been a solid presence in music now for over 25 years and their new album, “The Nothing,” shows they are as relevent, passionate, cohesive and vibrant as ever. Korn’s popularity continues to grow and their artistry is unstoppable! In this interview with their incredible drummer, Ray Luzier, we cover so many […]

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Ep. 061: COMFORT ZONES – Power & Perspective

Comfort zones are a place where we, well, find comfort. That means they have lower elements of stress and fear and perhaps even work. As Grant Cardone said, “The greatest YOU will be discovered far outside your comfort zone!” It is important, therefore, to find balance and recognize some of the delusional thought processes that […]

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Ep. 060: YOUR Purpose-Driven Life, Batteries INCLUDED!

Many times in our lives we are diverted either by our own decisions or unavoidable circumstances. When we are living with purpose, unlike those old toy commercials that alway said “batteries not included,” the batteries and power to your life are in finding and fostering that purpose. We talk in this episode of the greatness […]

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Ep. 059: EMILY FRISELLA – Balanced Body & Nutrition!

What a great interview we had with the incredible Emily Frisella! We covered everything from carbs and ketosis to our mindset, food addiction, soda and much of her great work. She has a unique and powerful cookbook called The Fresh Farmhouse Kitchen Cookbook. She has a great, upbeat outlook and her knowledge and expertise are […]

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Ep. 058: Mitchell Levy – TEDx Veteran, Branding Expert & Leader

Mitchell Levy is a wonderfully charismatic man with a keen understanding of branding, marketing and business.  He provides valuable consulting and other services to businesses including upper level executives and CEO’s.  He also provides ghost writing and other related services to effectively build brand recognition as a thought leader or recognized expert in a certain […]

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Ep. 057: Maki Moussavi & Our Quest to Fulfillment!

Maki Moussavi is a success coach and the author of the new book, The High Achiever’s Guide: Transform Your Success Mindset and Begin the Quest to Fulfillment.  In this interview, we discussed finding clarity both in what we are tolerating and in expectations towards actual, meaningful fulfillment in our lives.  We talk about how to […]

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Ep. 056: Jill Valdez (Success Principles in Life & Business)

As founder of LINK, Jill Valdez is a very wise and experienced business professional committed to helping others in business to maximize their results on all levels.  In this interview, we thoroughly discussed everything from management styles and company culture to effective interviews and interacting well with employees and others.  We also covered some examples […]

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Ep. 055: KORN’S Brian “Head” Welch & Daughter Jennea

This is an interview with two amazing people who have been through A LOT and come together with a beautiful father/daughter relationship. They invited all of us to join them on this journey through the new documentary, “Loud Krazy Love,” coming out on DVD June 11th! We covered so much here from addictions to dreadlocks, […]

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Ep. 054: The BIG Picture Is Liberating!

In this episode, we discuss the differences between the BIG picture and the small details of life as well as the importance of balancing both.  We might also refer to this as MACRO vs. MICRO and it applies in all areas of life as well as in our lives as a whole.  I talked about […]

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Ep. 053: The Power of Saying NO!

When we learn to consistently say “NO” to the wrong things to make room for the RIGHT things, a world of harmony and consistency can unfold for us.  Join us in this episode as we talk about some of the logistics of this principle and how it applies across the board in life, whether that […]

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Ep. 052: LISA BILYEU!

In this incredible interview with Lisa Bilyeu, we discussed a wide range of topics including her background in the UK and how she met Tom to her heros, relationships, empowering women and so much more! It’s interesting to see how her journey and evolving mindset have fueled her part in this power couple’s immense success. […]

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Ep. 051: Anchoring in NOW!

PEACE. This is something that it’s safe to say we all seek in our existence here. It is a priceless commodity that is sometimes hard to come by, perhaps because we gullible humans often look for it in all the wrong places. We talk in this episode about finding real, lasting peace, expanding our mindfulness […]

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Ep. 050: TOM ZIGLAR, son of the late, great ZIG ZIGLAR!

What better way to celebrate our 50TH EPISODE of the podcast than to talk to the son of Zig Ziglar, one of the greatest motivational authors and speakers in history!  Tom is continuing in his dad’s footsteps and has a new book called Choose to Win, out now with lots of great options through www.ChooseToWinBook.com.  Tom […]

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Ep. 049: Sony Animation’s BRANDON JEFFORDS

In this episode, we have a real life animator who has worked on a BUNCH of great projects you’re familiar with, including “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” “Smurfs: The Lost Village,”

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Ep. 048: JAMIE LERNER – The Ever-Loving Essence of You!

This is a special interview with Jamie Lerner, co-author of the book, The Ever-Loving Essence of You!  We talked about allowing and taking care of ourselves and others by changing our mindset and our approach to habits in general.  She is a very experienced and loving therapist with many years of experience, so her insights […]

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Ep. 047: Laura Gassner Otting – Limitless!

This powerful interview is one you don’t want to miss! Laura Gassner Otting is an author and accomplished speaker and coach with a broad background working with non-profits, businesses and much more! We talked at length about getting out of our own way and freeing ourselves from the worries of what other people think. This […]

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Ep. 046: ELAINE HOWARD: “Passion in the Bones”

Elaine Howard is an accomplished attorney who wrote an impressive book called “Passion in the Bones: A Guide to Breaking the Chains of Negativity and Living Your Own Adventure”.  In this interview, we discussed the nature of negative and positive energy and the choices we make to focus on passion and positive things to turn one’s […]

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Ep. 045: LINKS In Our CHAIN (Phil Opens Up)

We talk in this episode about how doors close and open, creating new links in the chain that makes up our life here.  Each closed door welcomes a new opportunity as other doors can then open.  We talk about Jamie Lee Curtis and her story of links in a chain, after being fired, that led […]

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Ep. 044: “MIND OVER MATTER” – Brandon Mendenhall & Sebastien Paquet

The new documentary film “Mind Over Matter” skillfully tells the inspirational story of Brandon Mendenhall, who was injured at birth and therefore has cerebral palsy.  Despite having a left hand that was virtually paralyzed (among other debilitating difficulties), Brandon found a voice in music and, against all odds, overcame and began playing guitar.  After years […]

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Ep. 043: How to Live Your Best Life!

After a break during the holiday season, we are back with this episode of some universal principles as we solidify our foundation of understanding the nature of our life here together.  We also talk about 5 key principles that support and fuel us in actually living our best possible life.  With some real focus and […]

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Ep. 042: FAIL in order to SUCCEED!

FAILURE is one of those words that many of us try to avoid thinking about or even saying. In this episode, we will discuss how important failure is in the process of obtaining success. There is hope and we can reframe our view of failure as an accepted natural step and learning experience in the […]

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Ep. 041: Reena Dutt – “Too Many Bodies” Filmmaker

We had an insightful interview today with the director and producer of the powerful short film “Too Many Bodies” about school shootings.  This incredible film is only about five minutes in length and left me in tears when I saw it at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival.  I knew we had to get whoever […]

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Ep. 040: GRATITUDE – EYES UP!

Gratitude is truly an indispensable element of a happy and content life!  This episode expounds on the many, many benefits of gratitude to our physical, psychological and emotional health.  We share a couple of stories and some insights on the benefits of gratitude in our first of perhaps many episodes over time on this topic.  […]

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Ep. 039: JOHN MABRY – Powerful Insights in Overcoming Addictions

Everyone should listen to this episode because the plague of addiction is growing and affects all of us in some way. Whether you or someone you love or others you don’t know are in the grasps of this disease, our interview today with John Mabry provides hope. This is a man who has experienced tragedies […]

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Ep. 038: ASPEN LUZIER – Rebel For A Change!

Aspen Luzier is a lot of great things including a mother, wife to KORN drummer Ray Luzier and sincere seeker of change for those who have experienced the hell of addiction, either for themselves or someone they care about. She offers a great deal of insight and vulnerability about her own story of dealing with […]

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Ep. 037: YOU DESERVE GREAT THINGS!

Find out the root meaning of the word “deserve” and several principles surrounding feeling worthy of our life ambitions. Self-esteem can be a difficult topic and most people suffer from lower self-esteem, at least at certain times in their life. We cover some stories surrounding this as well as some principles to turn it around […]

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Ep. 036: KORN’S RAY LUZIER

The consummate professional, Ray Luzier gave us over an hour of his valuable time talking about everything from his childhood on the farm in Pennsylvania to his work ethic, success principles and what it’s like on the big stage in front of tens of thousands of people.  This in-depth interview is everything you want to […]

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Ep. 035: WILL MCCOY – NoBully.org!

As we continue Bullying Prevention Month, we were privileged to sit down with Mr. Will McCoy, CEO of NoBully.org.  We covered a lot in this great interview at their offices in The Presidio in San Francisco.  Mr. McCoy enlightened us on some of the causes, effects and solutions surrounding bullying.  We even addressed bullying experienced […]

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Ep. 034: THE BOY CRISIS – [EXCLUSIVE] Interview: Dr. John Gray & Dr. Warren Farrell

Video: There is a BOY CRISIS plaguing our society, but there is hope!  Dr. John Gray (Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus) & Dr. Warren Farrell (Why Men Are The Way They Are) discuss in depth the concepts surrounding this crisis such as the effects of fatherlessness in our society, ADD/ADHD, the “purpose […]

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Ep. 033: The SUBCONSCIOUS MIND & The POWER of BELIEF!

We talk in this episode about some key principles surrounding belief, which is largely a topic based on our own decisions and choices.  Beliefs run us so we must be careful to be accurate and abundant in our own favor when it comes to beliefs.  We talk at length about the book, The Power of […]

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Ep. 032: Tension + Passion = MOMENTUM!

Building MOMENTUM in our lives is one of the most important, yet hardest, things we can do. It’s important to build that momentum in the right direction towards the things we want, not the things we don’t want. We talk in this episode about trains and other moving vehicles and how the build momentum. We […]

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Ep. 031: “Shoulda Coulda Woulda” – HOPE vs. Regrets

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Ep. 030: SYNERGIZE – A Team Sport!

“Synergize” is a word used in business, families and other organizations that means finding value in others and finding ways to maximize the results. They say the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and thus is the case when we talk about synergy. We talk in this episode regarding some fascinating facts […]

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Ep. 29: A CHAMPION’S MIND!

This is a great episode about the mindset and approach of champions, those who have achieved some level of greatness in a particular field of endeavor. We talk today about Kobe Bryant and his approach to bettering himself after some surprising things that happened when he was very young (he covered some of it on […]

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Ep. 028: HABITS – Prison or PARADISE!

Our habits are the building blocks that make us what we are!  In this episode, we cover the nature of habits and how they develop in our lives as well as the meaning and roots of the word.  With decisive material from Tony Robbins, Vince Lombardi, John Maxwell and others including some great stories, there […]

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Ep. 027: PERSEVERE for Lasting Joy!

Perseverence is often the main difference between those who are successful, satisfied, joyful and happy and those who are not.  This doesn’t mean things will be easy, but in this episode we discuss the nature of perseverence as it pertains to any objective – from doing the dishes to surviving as a prisoner of war […]

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Ep. 026: POWER in the LAW OF ATTRACTION!

The Law of Attraction is a topic that has been talked about and addressed in various ways and from multiple angles over the years.  In this episode, we talk about the functional structure of chosen focus and feelings to inject power into our lives on a consistent basis.  Since ABUNDANCE is our birthright, we cover […]

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Ep. 025: YOUR ABUNDANCE Is All Around You!

It is easy to overlook, sadly, that ABUNDANCE is all around us!  When we say “abundance,” we are referring to those things that we actually want in our lives.  In this episode, we discuss this concept as it relates to a chosen mindset, patterns and surroundings we incorporate into our lives.  We talk about a parable of […]

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Ep. 024 Your IMPACT: The Butterfly Effect!

In this episode, we talk at length about the concept of our worth as humans and the very real, tangible and lasting effects of our thoughts, words and actions.  We also talk about the struggles and turns of events that led to Ole Kirk Christiansen starting The Lego Group in 1932.  This is one of […]

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Ep. 023: Why You Are What You Are! (And How to Be Even BETTER!)

In this episode, we cover some ground on how we start in this life as babies and what that meant for us then as well as what it means for us now in terms of what should matter as we continue to develop and grow.  We also cover some topics surrounding our self-view and getting […]

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Ep. 022: Bring Your Own LIGHT (BYOL)!

Light is a source of life and joy in our lives.  In this episode, we talk about the scientific nature of light and how that applies figuratively to us in order to balance our lives and find joy!  We also shared two great stories of others helping lift others and even those who were about […]

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Ep. 021: Achieving GOALS: Great Expectations! (Part 2 of 2)

Setting goals is a crucial centerpiece to have a target and set a path to hit that target or set of targets.  In this episode, we talk about a few stories of people who set their minds to something and the power of the mind in general in terms of how we focus and follow […]

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Ep. 020: Achieving GOALS: Great Expectations! (Part 1 of 2)

Setting goals is a crucial centerpiece to have a target and set a path to hit that target or set of targets.  In this episode, we talk about a few stories of people who set their minds to something and the power of the mind in general in terms of how we focus and follow […]

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Ep. 019: Success & AVOIDING DISTRACTIONS!

In today’s episode, we discuss the nature of distraction and the counterfeits of sensory stimulation as well as what the word “amusement” really means based on its roots.  There are a couple of stories and examples as well as 11 ways we can avoid distractions and stay focused on our end game.  This topic is […]

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Ep. 018: Maximize TIME – Get the Life You Want!

“TIME…the ever-flowing river!” – Jurassic Park The Ride  This episode is all about time, priorities and stepping up our use thereof to really get to the life we want and deserve.  We get what we put into our lives.  This, as always, is all about balance.  It’s not just about work or play or anything […]

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Ep. 017: FREEDOM from Internal & External Chains!

This episode covers various principles and a few stories related to the chains that bind us that are sometimes delusional.  We talk about some analogies related to cars and airplanes.  The bottom line is that we have opportunities to face these chains for what they are and overcome them with simple choices and taking the […]

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Ep. 016: MIND POWER: Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself!

In this episode, we share several examples of the immense power of the mind to influence our bodies and surroundings. We also touch on the book Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe Dispenza. This book addresses the chemical and physical processes that take place, starting in the mind, to effect change and […]

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Ep. 015: How to “Muscle Through Challenges”

In this episode, we talk at length about the nature of challenges of different sorts that we all face in life.  We talked about Viktor Frankl’s book, Man’s Search For Meaning as well as 10 principles and steps that can be taken to really maximize our response to the various trials of life.  We touched […]

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Ep. 014: Greg McKeown (NY Times Best-Selling Author, Essentialism)

This is our long-awaited interview with none other than New York Times Best-Selling Author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown.  This guy is sharp as can be and has some wonderful insights, principles and stories to share with us!  His positive energy and vitality are contagious.  We talked about what self-leadership means […]

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Ep. 013: PATIENT Perseverence!

In this episode, we discuss what it means to be PATIENT while persevering in whatever tasks and goals we are trying to accomplish.  We talk about the meaning of these words and how it all relates to some really inspiring stories and quotes included in this podcast.  Phil also talks at length about loneliness and […]

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Ep. 012: Your Gift: The Key to Your Best Life!

I am a firm believer that every person has valuable gifts to contribute to lifting humanity, including their own individual selves.  In this episode, we will discuss several aspects of these gifts including much of what Steve Harvey said about taking a leap of faith with our gifts so we can soar!  We also cover […]

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Ep. 011: Enjoying the Journey!

Life is a journey whose every experience, pleasant or painful, is an opportunity for positive growth and expansion of joy.  This episode shares some principles and stories about taking the unexpected difficulties and making positive outcomes as much as possible.  This isn’t about just mindlessly being positive; but rather deliberately and intentionally molding our best […]

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Ep. 010: Your Obsession Becomes Your Possession!

The title of Grant Cardone’s book, Be Obsessed or Be Average, speaks for itself.  Everybody obsesses about things whether or not we care to admit it.  The question is how correctly focused those obsessions are when it comes to obtaining the life we desire.  He said in the audiobook, “The greatest YOU… will be discovered far outside your […]

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Ep. 009: Fred Dinkins – Don’t EVER Give Up! (Part 2 of 2)

Fred Dinkins is a world-renowned, Grammy-nominated musician, producer, instructor, motivator and inspiration.  His work ethic is impressive and his desire to lift others as a team player is noble.  Fred has been on “Good Morning America,” HBO and currently is musical director for Deniece Williams (“Let’s Hear it For the Boy” and many other hits). […]

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Ep. 008: Fred Dinkins – Don’t EVER Give Up! (Part 1 of 2)

Fred Dinkins is a world-renowned, Grammy-nominated musician, producer, instructor, motivator and inspiration.  His work ethic is impressive and his desire to lift others as a team player is noble.  Fred has been on “Good Morning America,” HBO and currently is musical director for Deniece Williams (“Let’s Hear it For the Boy” and many other hits). […]

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Ep. 007: Fear – Overcoming It & Using It as a Tool

It has been said that people are motivated in life to either gain pleasure or avoid pain.  Most act to avoid pain and a big part of that is fear.  In this episode, we will talk about David Goggins, an accomplished world record breaker, Navy Seal, and much more!  He taught how our only REAL problem in […]

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Ep. 006: Leo Kanell, Get Hungry, Stay Hungry!

Get hungry, stay hungry!  This may sound a little pushy, but it’s a key central ingredient to achieving and maintaining the things we seek.  Today we also chat with Leo Kanell, CEO of Fundwise Capital, about this very topic and we cover some thoughts based on the book Start With Why as well as Think […]

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Ep. 005: Motivators, Brain Quartet & Overcoming Anxiety

In this episode, we talk a little about Starbucks CEO Howard Schutz’s book Onward and how remembering our reasons why we start is crucial to following through.  We also describe how the “brain quartet” of neurotransmitters function to provide feelings of happiness and joy.  Finally, we cover some ways to overome anxiety.  Enjoy all this […]

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Ep. 004: Elinor Otto, The Last Rosie! (Interview Part 2 of 2)

Elinor Otto has been featured on “Ellen,” “NBC Nightly News,” “The Today Show,” “The L.A. Times,” and much more!  Why, you wonder?  She started building airplanes with many other women during World War II while many of the men were off fighting the war.  She continued literally building airplanes throughout her life until the age […]

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Ep. 003: Elinor Otto, The Last Rosie! (Interview Part 1 of 2)

Elinor Otto has been featured on “Ellen,” “NBC Nightly News,” “The Today Show,” “The L.A. Times,” and much more!  Why, you wonder?  She started building airplanes with many other women during World War II while many of the men were off fighting the war.  She continued literally building airplanes throughout her life until the age […]

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Ep. 002: My Awakening!

In this episode, Phil Rowson continues what was started in episode 1 and goes on to share how we humans are creators and more profound facts of the universe as they pertain to us.  He tells more of his story of why he’s doing this podcast including some of his own learning experiences from a […]

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Ep. 001: The 7 Pillars of Joy (Happiness & Success)

In this first episode, Phil Rowson explains some of his story and expounds on the 7 Pillars of Joy: 1. Wake Up and Don’t Live Below Your Privileges, 2. Balance, 3. Values, 4. Habits, 5. Get in the Zone, 6. Courage Over Fear, 7. Pleasure/Pain.  We have three collective challenges and touch on several laws of […]

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