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Season 2

April 9, 2021

After the Action with Joey Williams

Joey Williams is the founder of After Action Network, an online non-profit network database for Veterans and civilians who are in need of resources. He started his career in fire academy before joining the Marines. Where he was a part …

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April 2, 2021

Challenges Being Dual Enlisted with Erika King

Lieutenant Colonel Erika King is the Program and Policy Evaluation Branch Chief for the Mental Health Division at Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. She wears many hats and in a prior role she led quality assurance and research projects that …

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March 26, 2021

Elements of Good Leadership with Daniel Harris

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Daniel E. Harris is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. armed forces He is founder and CEO of Muddy Boots Leadership. Muddy Boots is a leadership development organization that specializes in developing managers and supervisors into...

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March 19, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron with Tripp Bodenheimer

Technical Sergeant Edward C. Bodenheimer III (Tripp) is an Instructor for Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course (EPMEIC), Barnes Center, Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Alabama. Also, he is the founder and host of The Shadows Podcast. And...

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March 14, 2021

Overcoming Being Bullied with Darren Sliva

“This one time at band camp . . .” To most people, this is simply a well-known line from a popular movie. To Darren Sliva, the moment that irrevocably changed his life forever happened “this one time at band camp.” …

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March 4, 2021

March 4th and Conquer with Kristen Christy

Named the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, a 2019 Top 30 Women Military Influencer, the 2019 Colorado Springs Legacy Woman of Influence, a 2020 Remarkable Woman, and a 2021 American Constitution Award winner, Kristen Christy is embedded in …

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Feb. 26, 2021

Converting Obstacles into Rocket Fuel with Mike C-Roc

Mike “C-Roc” Ciorrocco is the CEO of People Building, Inc., and the powerhouse behind the “What Are You Made Of?” movement. He is a performance coach, author, dynamic public speaker, visionary and thought leader. He has been featured by Yahoo!...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Making Money Your Vehicle with Jed Collins

Jedidiah Collins CFP® is a former NFL player, Amazon best-selling author, podcaster, and adjunct professor at Washington State University who after being cut 12 times became the #1 Fullback in the NFL. He took many principles and behaviors away from...

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Feb. 12, 2021

Relentless Pursuit with Lee Gibson

Lee Gibson founded and currently acts as the Executive Director of Relentless Pursuit Outreach & Recovery (RPOR). RPOR is a community-centered, faith-based organization dedicated to eradicating human trafficking. As an organization, Relentless Pursuit...

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Feb. 5, 2021

Project Diehard with Brian Gibson

Brian Gibson was born into a Navy career family, he decided to join the Army because he couldn’t swim, where he served as a Combat Medic for 26 years. He is the Founder and President of Project Diehard. While self …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Being Audacious with Generosity with Kevin White

Twenty years ago, Kevin White needed food for his family. God said, “Feed others and your family will eat too.” Today the organization Kevin founded, With Love From Jesus Ministries, continues to distribute millions of dollars a year in needed...

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Jan. 23, 2021

Importance of Using Strong Language with Dr. Summer Watson

Dr. Summer Watson is the Founder of KORE Women, LLC. KORE Women is a unique home for the hearts and souls of women, where they can Kinetically connect, Organically learn from one another, Reshape lives through diverse interaction, and Energize …

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Jan. 15, 2021

Keeping Hope Alive with Tim Lane

Tim Lane is the Founder of Tim Lane Fitness. He helps countless children and adults develop their love for martial arts, fitness, health and wellness. In 1978, Tim started competing in Martial Arts. His early years of training did not …

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Jan. 8, 2021

FInding Your Purpose with Scott Mason

Scott Mason is a motivational and keynote speaker -- focusing on connecting us to our higher purpose, to build a better self and a better world -- as well as the host of "Scott Mason's Purpose highway" podcast. Additionally, he …

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Jan. 1, 2021

Influencing People with Brian Ahearn

Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE. An international trainer, TEDx presenter and consultant, he specializes in applying the science of influence in everyday business situations. Brian spent more than 30 years in the...

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Dec. 24, 2020

Adventures in Leadership with Tim Croll

Tim Croll is Business Growth Strategist, with extensive experience in E-commerce, entrepreneurship, and organization development. His experience spans from owning a service-based company to building a multi-million dollar Ecom business. What sets him...

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Dec. 18, 2020

What is The Golden Scoop?

The Golden Scoop concept has been in the making for over 3 years. We are modeled after two successful companies centered on employing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we just married the two ideas! We envision a world where...

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Dec. 11, 2020

Preparing for Emergencies with Jason McClaren

Jason McClaren is a former Air Force Firefighter turned safety and emergency preparedness consultant, who after following his childhood dream to be an Airman was thrust into a tailspin after a tragedy struck his family. After his departure from the...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Embracing Grit with Tony Hofmann

Tony Hofmann spent 26 years serving in the Army with many of those years serving with the US Army Corps of Engineers as a commissioned officer before retiring as a Colonel. An advocate for military veterans, he has served as …

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Nov. 27, 2020

Discussing Diversity and Inclusion with Sejal Thakkar

Sejal Thakkar is not your average employment law attorney! Her more than fifteen years of experience advising clients, human resources personnel, and legal counsel regarding sound, standard employment practices uncovered a need - and personal passion...

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Nov. 21, 2020

One More Thing Before You Go with Michael Herst

Michael Herst is the Host and Producer of One More Thing Before You Go Podcast. He is also an Author, Screenwriter, Director, and Retired Police Sergeant, who holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, and a Master of Arts …

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Nov. 13, 2020

Adulting with Money with Dan Hinz

Dan Hinz, MBA, is the gentle soul and financial coach behind Adulting With Money. For seven years, Dan has taught couples how to unite–not fight–over money whether they want to crush debt faster, buy a house sooner, or just want …

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Nov. 6, 2020

Living Together Well with Dr. Michele Haley

Dr. Michele Haley believes that education is a right not a privilege. She founded the non-profit TogetherWell after an incident in her own family clearly demonstrated the critical role that education can play in addressing mental health issues. Her...

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Oct. 30, 2020

Reclaiming Yourself with Jeff Visnic

Jeff Visnic is a Certified Fearless Living Coach (CFLC), Certified Fearless Trainer (CFT), and is the founder of Reclamation Collaborative. Having spent 20+ years as a working professional in the construction industry, Jeff has witnessed and...

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Oct. 23, 2020

How to Live Fearlessly with Rhonda Britten

An Emmy-Award winner and repeat Oprah guest, Rhonda Britten was the first Life Coach on reality television in the world on the first-show of its kind, Life Doctor (Second Season the series name was changed to Help Me Rhonda). Next, …

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Oct. 15, 2020

Creating a Meaningful Business with Pat Montgomery

Patrick Montgomery is the CEO/Founder of KC Cattle Company. They provide the highest quality Wagyu beef via mail order to consumers in all 50 states. His company is 100% veteran owned and operated. He began his career in the Army …

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Oct. 9, 2020

Entering The Zone of Success with Mbiotidem Bassey

Mbiotidem Bassey is on a mission to help busy but stuck professionals turn their gifts into profit so they can dedicate their time and energy to those things that matters most to them. His books, materials and courses are how …

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Oct. 2, 2020

Leading After Transition with Jeffrey Lodick

Jeffrey Lodick retired from the Army after a 20-year career as a Squadron Sergeant Major. He has continued his service by assisting transitioning Service Members as a Career Readiness Instructor for FourBlock and is the host of On The Other …

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Sept. 25, 2020

Searching for Seven with Tyler D Smith

Tyler D. Smith is an author, pastor, NBA sportswriter, and coach. He has also worked in the Christian music industry. He and his wife Katelyn live in Indiana with their two daughters, Addi and Ellie. You can find out more …

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Sept. 18, 2020

Surf Waves Enjoy Life with Rob Sanderson

Rob Sanderson is the Co-Founder of Surf Waves Enjoy Life, SWEL, a nonprofit that seeks to reinvigorate our nation's heroes through surfing. Having experienced personal and professional traumas, Rob Sanderson is a sympathetic peer for Veterans and...

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Sept. 11, 2020

Rounding the Bases with Joel Goldberg

Native of suburban Philadelphia and Chicago, Joel Goldberg has worked as part of the Royals’ broadcast team for FOX Sports Kansas City since 2008 and serves as the television play-by-play voice for the ECHL Kansas City Mavericks. Joel has spent...

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Sept. 3, 2020

How to be a Heart Centered Leader with Ben Killoy

Ben Killoy is a U.S. Marine Veteran turned blogger, life coach, speaker, and podcaster whose mission is to bring Military Veteran Dads home to their families. Ben understands the dynamics of being a father and a veteran as he and …

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Aug. 27, 2020

The Serving Mindset with Farnoosh Brock

Farnoosh Brock went from electrical engineer and rising leader at a Fortune 100 company to a coach, speaker, author, and trainer in 2011 when she started her coaching & consulting company. She believes that changing our conversations from selling to...

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Aug. 21, 2020

Make Up Your Mindedness with Gary Dumas

Gary Dumas started his profession in human services as a substance use counselor for several years for a reputable organization in the Kansas City area. In the spring of 2016, he made the courageous decision to use his God given …

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Aug. 14, 2020

Being Better has No Finish Line with Joe Bogdan

Joe Bogdan is a United States Air Force Senior Enlisted Leader currently assigned to the role of Superintendent of the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California. He has worked in various leadership capacities...

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Aug. 7, 2020

How Important is the Power of Connection with Adam Boubede

Adam Boubede is an Air Force Senior Enlisted Leader with 17 years of active duty experience, currently serving as the Superintendent of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron in Kuwait. He is responsible for providing operations, maintenance,...

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July 31, 2020

Find Your Purpose through Franchise with Faizun Kamal

Faizun Kamal is an award-winning franchise coach, nationally renowned public speaker, and best selling author. As CEO of The Franchise Pros, Faizun coaches people nationwide on making the transition from employee to entrepreneur. Her best selling...

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July 25, 2020

What Type of Work Do You Do Best with Karla Nelson

CEO, TEDx speaker and host of The People Catalysts Podcast, Karla Nelson, launched her first of many companies at the age of 20. Karla quickly learned the key to any successful endeavor is to know how to facilitate and enable …

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July 16, 2020

What Could Happen If We Listened More with Adam Bird

Mr. Adam Bird is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Heroes Media Group LLC. Heroes Media Group (HMG) is a Digital Media Branding platform committed to providing a voice for our community heroes and those who support them. HMG …

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July 9, 2020

Live in Forward Motion with Chase Fisher

Blenders Eyewear was founded in 2012 by Chase Fisher. The idea spawned when Chase went to see one of his favorite DJs at a Downtown San Diego nightclub. His neon green “beater” sunglasses received an overwhelmingly positive response, and what...

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June 25, 2020

Unleashing Your GRIT with Laurie Sudbrink

Laurie Sudbrink is the founder and president of Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc. Her proprietary system of GRIT® (Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth) has inspired thousands of participants to take control of their own happiness and...

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June 19, 2020

How to Advocate for Yourself with Sarah Schlichte Sanchez

Sarah Schlichte Sanchez is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker who currently hosts the Lyme Voice Podcast. The aim of each episode is to educate, encourage and inspire people who are living with and battling complex chronic illnesses. Through an...

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June 11, 2020

How to Level Up with Scott Ferguson

Scott is the host of the Time To Shine Today Podcast. He shares ideas (Knowledge Nuggets) to help individuals and teams to Level UP both in business and personal. Scott is a Veteran of the United States Navy with multiple …

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June 5, 2020

How Being in Sales Can Change Your Life with Joyce Johnson

Joyce Johnson is an Author, Speaker, Sales Champion, and Business Coach, who has worked as a sales leader, business consultant, and mentor for over 20 years. Joyce began her career in professional sports and later entered the telecommunications...

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May 22, 2020

How Digging Deep is Crucial to Rebuild with John Robinson

John Robinson is a social entrepreneur, speaker, and trusted business advisor, in San Diego, California. In John's first 15 years of his career, he spent his time as a marketing executive at General Electric, Discover Card, Citibank, and AT&T. For...

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May 15, 2020

How to Lead from the Side of the Road with John Gronski

Major General John Gronski is a much sought-after public speaker and leadership seminar facilitator. He is the author of the book, “The Ride of Our Lives, Lessons on Life, Leadership, and Love.” John retired from the Army in 2019 after …

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May 8, 2020

Being Your Authentic Self with Leah Vanderlinden

Leah Vanderlinden is a Holistic Guide. She helps women identify and breakthrough unconscious beliefs and patterns. She guides them to see where they are stuck unconsciously and then teaches them how to heal these areas through strengthening spiritual...

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April 30, 2020

Being Fully Committed to Investing in Yourself with John Krotec

John Krotec is an entrepreneur, speaker, writer, and army veteran. After college, he went to work in corporate America and realized that despite doing well in the job, he wanted something more. He joined the Army later in life with …

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April 24, 2020

Financial Freedom with Rocky Lalvani

Financial Coach Rocky Lalvani, MBA, Enrolled Agent IRS, helps business owners achieve financial success and utilize the profits from their business to live a life of abundance. Rocky is the millionaire next door. He started out with basically nothing...

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April 18, 2020

How are you really? with Sha Sparks - Solo Episode

How are you doing through this pandemic? There is an old proverb tale about two wolves. One is good and one is evil. I translate it into Fear versus Hope. Which one do you choose to feed?

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