Welcome to The Power of Investing in People with Sha Sparks

Season 3

Nov. 5, 2021

Season 3 Wrap Up with Sha Sparks

Shā Sparks is the CEO (Chief Excitement Officer) of Sparks of Fire International, a Certified Fearless Living Coach and Trainer, host of The Power of Investing in People Podcast, author of “How to Get Your Voice Back”, and Co-Founder of...

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Nov. 2, 2021

He Is a Big Deal with Christophe Zajac-Denek

Christophe Zajac-Denek is the producer and host of the podcast I’m Kind Of A Big Deal: Little People, Huge Stories. Christophe interviews people of short stature, sharing the successes and the struggles in their exceptional lives. Standing 4’4”...

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Oct. 22, 2021

What is Functional Medicine with Dr. Casey Tramp

Dr. Casey Tramp is passionate about helping families find a healthy balance. She has been practicing family medicine since she graduated from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1999. She has had a lifelong interest in integrative medicine....

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Oct. 19, 2021

Empowering the Warrior in You with Frass Azab

Frass Azab is the owner of Warriors Academy KC and Chief Instructor of the Krav Maga program. He has worked in Forensics, and as a member of teams dedicated to caring for violent patients in psychiatric wards. He has been …

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Oct. 15, 2021

The Paperback Mentor with Robert Rogers

Robert Rogers is a Christian, Husband, Father, Author/Speaker/Mentor, Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sergeant, Disabled Veteran and Entrepreneur. Having experienced many hardships in his life, his conversational writing comes from a place of authentic...

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Oct. 12, 2021

Leaving Your Job Behind with Casey Berman

Casey Berman is the founder of Leave Law Behind, a career coaching program to help attorneys transition out of the law and land “non-law”, alternative careers. Leave Law Behind grew out of the reality that not every lawyer should continue …

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Oct. 8, 2021

Answering The Call with Ronnie Doumitt

Ronnie Doumitt is the founder and current President of Answering the Call (ATC), a Kansas City Metro area first responder nonprofit that financially aids our metro area Police, Fire and EMT/Paramedics, and their families, when the first responder...

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Oct. 5, 2021

The Power of Healing Touch with Alex McAnderson

Alejandra (Alex) Villalobos-McAnderson is a licensed Energy Coach, Reiki Master Teacher, Stress Management Consultant, and the owner of Villalobos Vitality. She believes that everyone’s innermost self should be cherished and that a meaningful,...

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Oct. 1, 2021

The Importance of Vision with Steve Gamlin

As The Motivational Firewood™ Guy, Steve Gamlin blends back-to-basics positivity, Visualization and humor, teaching his clients to SEE desired outcomes, understand their WHY, build ACTION PLANS to achieve them, via his Vision Board Mastery program,...

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Sept. 28, 2021


Alba Cordero Soto is a certified trauma life coach, transformational speaker, author, reiki practitioner, podcast host, and nurse supervisor at a Harm Reduction Clinic within a community health center. As the visionary and founder of Alba Soto TLC,...

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Sept. 26, 2021

Increasing The Quality of Life with Johnathan Flowers

Johnathan Flowers is a father, Combat Veteran, former NFL player and Marketing Consultant. He spent 3 years with the Los Angeles Raiders and a few years in NFL Europe as well as played some Arena Football with the San Jose …

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Sept. 21, 2021

#FIRESTARTER Moussa Mikhail

Moussa Mikhail was born of Christian-Egyptian immigrant parents in the City of Lights–Las Vegas, Nevada. Following high school athletics and submarine life in the Navy, he landed back in Las Vegas, NV working in real estate. ​ Moussa’s passion...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Fearlessly Happy with Max Nijst

Max Nijst went from being in the Navy to published author and podcaster. The name of his book is called Fearless Happyness My Battles. My Addiction. My Recovery. His podcast is called Fearless Happyness. Also he is a substance abuse …

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Sept. 12, 2021

Refining Pain Into Purpose with Joseph James

Joseph James is a former U.S. Marine and Law Enforcement veteran, business owner, father, motivational speaker and life coach. Joseph has spoken in many venues across the nation and has helped 1,000’s of people understand their purpose in life....

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Sept. 8, 2021

Virtue and Valor with Jerry Dugan

Jerry Dugan is the producer and host of Beyond the Rut podcast, a show that discusses getting unstuck in the areas of faith, family, fitness, finances, and future possibility to inspire and equip listeners to pursue the life they’ve always …

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Sept. 3, 2021

Building Trust with Robin Dreeke

Robin Dreeke is a best-selling author, professional speaker, trainer, facilitator, Veteran, retired FBI Special Agent and Chief of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. He has taken his life's work of recruiting spies and broken down...

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Sept. 1, 2021

Being Radically Responsible with Fleet Maull

Dr. Fleet Maull, a renowned growth mindset teacher who delivers his training programs and seminars around the world both in-person and online through Heart Mind Institute. He’s a meditation teacher, executive coach, seminar leader, social...

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Aug. 27, 2021

Retraining Your Brain with Morry Zelcovitch

Morry Zelcovitch is The World's First And Only Brainwave Entrainment Engineer. As a child Morry had many problems ranging from hearing thousands of voices in his head to severe depression. He also had a very big mouth, was always getting …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Get Real Leadership with Harry Campbell

Harry S. Campbell is a senior executive with a strong track record of success over 35+ years. Campbell has been a President for two Fortune 500 companies, co-owner of an award-winning small business, CEO/Board member of an Internet start-up and...

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Aug. 20, 2021

Being Smart about Marketing Your Brand with Tom Libelt

Tom Libelt learned from a young age how to sell and negotiate business by getting haggled by Russian vendors. His family moved from Poland to the US to escape communism, and his parents took any job they could to survive. …

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Aug. 18, 2021

Reality Transurfing with Renee Garcia

Renée Garcia is a lifelong entrepreneur, a Certified Reality Transurfing instructor, and an Alternatives Space adventurer - endorsed by Vadim Zeland the author and creator of Reality Transurfing. Having ventured deeply into the metaphysical world of...

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Aug. 13, 2021

Beyond Our Boundaries with Bob Galletta

Bob Galletta is THE Fundamental Transformation coach, a motivational speaker, podcast host, entrepreneur, and CEO of WHATSPOSSIBLE Inc., an international company whose purpose driven mission is to help people unlock their True Potential by becoming...

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Aug. 10, 2021

Being Our Own Solution with Brenda Warren

Brenda Warren, The Soulutionist also known as Voice for the Voiceless, is a retired United States Marine, Author, Host of the show Talk To Me, a Podcaster, and Mental Fitness Coach. After traveling the world for over thirty-three years teaching …

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Aug. 6, 2021

Confidence and Courage with Deven Rodriquez

Deven Rodriguez commissioned as an Active Duty Army Officer in May of 2020 upon graduating from St. John’s university as the valedictorian of the business school, as well as being ranked top 100 business student in America by Forbes, Yahoo …

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Aug. 3, 2021


Denise Duran is a Certified Fearless Living Coach (CFLC) with private and group coaching & consulting practice. With nearly 25 years of experience in professional development, entrepreneurship, team-building, and multiple sales recognition awards,...

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July 30, 2021

Evolving Ourselves with Brian Bachand

Brian G. Bachand is living proof that life is an evolution. His own journey from being a priest to then an executive in New York City, Toronto and now founder of his own company Evolution Evolution. He inspires professional leaders …

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July 27, 2021


Adam Boubede is a coach, mentor, writer, and speaker who is passionate about inspiring people to become their best selves and leading organizations to high levels of performance. He developed this growth mindset by serving others as a Chief Master...

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July 23, 2021

Drumming to Your Own Beat with Ed Francis

Ed Francis is a drum coach at Round Rock Drums and also founded Rhythm Workshops. Rhythm Workshops a non-profit dedicated to bringing musical experiences into the community, at no cost to the children – focusing on groups of people who …

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July 20, 2021


Joseph “Joe” Bogdan is a Senior Enlisted Leader in the United States Air Force with more than 20 years of service. He is currently the Chief Enlisted Manager for almost 500 military and civilian engineers at Travis Air Force Base …

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July 16, 2021

Small Steps Lead to Bigger Rewards with Sid Garza Hillman

Sid Garza-Hillman – writer, nutritionist, podcaster, YouTuber – helps people truly take control of their lives through his unique Small Steps philosophy. Sid is the author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto and Raising Healthy Parents:...

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July 13, 2021

Igniting Your Life with Caleb Pearson

Technical Sergeant Caleb Pearson is an instructor for professional development at the Air Force Maxwell Gunter Base in Montgomery, Alabama, creating a program for post partum female Airmen and professional bodybuilder and trainer. Also he the host of...

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July 10, 2021

Learning Then Onto Teaching with Dr. Russ Barnes

Colonel, US Air Force (retired) Dr Russ Barnes is Chief Strategist for Systro Solutions, an organization development firm specializing in small business. He has more than 30 years' experience drawn from military service, small business ownership,...

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July 7, 2021

Breathing Through the Pain with Kimberly Santiago

Kimberly Santiago is a Radio Personality, Coach, Speaker, Prison and Jail Outreach Ministries. She empowers other trauma survivors to invest in themselves by peeling away the artichoke layers that we are to get to the heart of it and heal. …

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July 2, 2021

Live Like You're Living with Robert Reed

Kansas City native and Veteran, Robert Reed, finds inspiration in many places and has traveled and worked as a chef to New York, D.C. Charleston, As an artist and Chef, which has influenced his creative style and process. A diagnosis …

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June 29, 2021

Mulling It Over with Wayne Mulder

Wayne Mulder is currently a law enforcement officer and the host of the On The Blue Line Podcast. Working in a life and death career has offered Wayne a unique perspective when it comes to living and not simply being …

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June 25, 2021

Overcoming the Odds with Oleg Lougheed

Oleg Lougheed’s start in life was inauspicious. At 9 years old, he relinquished his parents' rights and entered the Russian orphanage. At 12 years old, he decided to be adopted into a new family, in a new country, halfway across …

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June 22, 2021

Living a Life of Gratitude with Josh White

Master Sergeant Josh White was part of the 509th Base Honor Guard, Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) Missouri , where he led the Base Honor Guard Mission at the Air Force’s only B-2 Bomb Wing. His mission is to provide …

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June 17, 2021

The Importance of Storytelling with April Pertuis

April Adams Pertuis is the creator and founder of light beamers and the Light beamers Community. She is a former television journalist and worked in Video Marketing for over 20 years. It's her belief that Everybody Has A Story! She …

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June 15, 2021

Going All In with Randy and Dawn Ammons

As founder and Chief Heart Officer of Going All In Performance Group, Dawn Ammons is a sought after strategy and leadership consultant, executive coach and motivational author. She works with companies to improve their teams through their biggest...

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June 11, 2021

Overcoming Being Bullied with Darren Sliva Part 2

“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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June 4, 2021

Building a Fire with Josh Koerpel

Josh Koerpel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Firebuilders.io. Previously a ship captain and Alaskan wilderness guide, Josh worked for years as a 'special projects' mechanical designer for clients like Disney, Cirque du Soleil and Metallica...only to...

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May 28, 2021

Four Pillars of Leadership with Ben Schwartz

Ben Schwartz is the Program Manager and Director of State Engagements for Tesla Government, where he oversees all aspects of program development and execution. He Tesla in 2014, and the following year moved into Director of Content Position where his...

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May 21, 2021

The Hero's Way with Layne Gneiting

Layne Gneiting helps people excel through adventure. He teaches leadership at ASU, and runs his own leadership development company. As part of his course Layne has led groups by bicycle through Europe, Iceland, New Zealand, and recently India. His...

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May 14, 2021

Leading with Rob Campbell

In 2017, he founded Rob Campbell Leadership, a leadership coaching, and speaking business helping organizations grow leaders and increase employee engagement. Rob is a 30-year practitioner and student of leadership. He is a John Maxwell certified...

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May 7, 2021

Growing by Serving with Dan Woerheide

Dan Woerheide is the founder of ProGrowthVA and host of the ProGrowth Podcast. He is a transformation coach and marketing enthusiast, who is passionate about helping others break the barriers that are holding them back from achieving more in their...

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April 30, 2021

Cultivating Culture with David Komar

David Komar CEO of Culture Guide. The company teaches CEOs and other leaders how to build great organizational cultures using the process that he developed over his 30+ year Army career. He served over 31 years on active duty in …

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April 23, 2021

Rising up with Cancer Cartel

Cancer Cartel was founded with the important mission to provide financial resources and relief to those fighting cancer. Those in the fight should be able to focus 100% on getting well, not how much cancer is costing them. We fund …

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April 16, 2021

Getting Fired Up with Sha Sparks Special Interview by Christine L Bow…

Growing up with a father who was unwilfully drafted in the Army to serve time in Korea, Shā Sparks inherited her father’s “I don’t have a choice” mindset. Later she realized she did have a choice and overcame abuse, addiction, …

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