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TWO LIFELONG FRIENDS WITH A LOVE OF BASEBALL, MUSIC, MOTIVATION AND INSPIRATION – NOSTALGIA, CULTURE AND TRANSFORMATION AND FUN!! AND WE WANT YOU TO TAKE THE JOURNEY WITH US!!

TWO LIFELONG FRIENDS WITH A LOVE OF BASEBALL, MUSIC, MOTIVATION AND INSPIRATION – NOSTALGIA, CULTURE AND TRANSFORMATION AND FUN!! AND WE WANT YOU TO TAKE THE JOURNEY WITH US!!

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United States

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TWO LIFELONG FRIENDS WITH A LOVE OF BASEBALL, MUSIC, MOTIVATION AND INSPIRATION – NOSTALGIA, CULTURE AND TRANSFORMATION AND FUN!! AND WE WANT YOU TO TAKE THE JOURNEY WITH US!!

Language:

English


Episodes

18 - You Belong Where You Are!

8/8/2021
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. Maya Angelou Marcus Ellis and Collin Harbour focus on "belonging" and remind everyone that you belong . . . you belong . . . you belong. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. This is your time - it may take effort and it may not be easy, but you belong.

Duration:00:58:40

17 - Planning for Success

8/8/2021
ARE YOU AT THE END OF YOUR LINE? HOW WOULD YOU EVEN KNOW IF YOU ARE AT THE END, OR THE BEGINNING? What are you doing to reach your goals now that you have spoken them out loud? “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” ― Abraham Lincoln, former U.S. President Make sure you are "sharpening your axe" and planning for success. But you can’t just speak it ----- we have the ability to plan. To plan how we are going to do things. It is...

Duration:00:58:48

16 - Speaking Dreams Into Existence

8/8/2021
Speak your dreams into existence . . . but success cannot be achieved by speaking alone. Take action and find some people to help you with accountability.

Duration:01:00:16

15 - Marcus Ellis and Special Guest, Bruce Pulver

8/8/2021
Collin was out of town, so Marcus invited a "regular" on the show to fill his seat . . . Bruce Pulver of Above The Chatter - Our Words Matter Marcus and Bruce talk about dedication to all things life! Strike a Chord Live Podcast https://strikeachord.live/

Duration:01:05:43

14 - Motivation is in your Mind, Marcus Ellis and Collin Harbour

8/8/2021
Motivation is in your mind -- literally. We all know that being motivated and staying motivated require the right mindset. You make a decision and you start rolling . . . however, Marcus found an article outlining scientific evidence that motivation can be based on certain features in the mind, which are triggered by getting up, moving forward and being active.

Duration:01:02:31

13 - Persistence and Resilience, Mark Ellis and Collin Harbour

7/6/2021
Mark and Collin discuss resilience and persistence in the drive to stay inspired. It is a daily task for most of us. It can be mundane. It can be challenging. But you need to find ways to eliminate the triggers that are holding you back. Some of the triggers discussed are: We struggle with these, as do others. Keep in mind that they are holding you back. Find ways to “kick them to the curb” and move forward. Develop resilience by finding others with the same challenges and work through them...

Duration:00:58:03

12 - Building Confidence - Mark Ellis, Collin Harbour

7/5/2021
In this episode Mark and Collin discuss the big C word . . . confidence. Why do you lack confidence? Where does it come from? We answer these questions and look at ways that will help you build confidence and use it to increase your chances for success. What causes a lack of confidence? Anxiety – clinical or self-createdFear of CriticismPrevious Failure Ways to help you gain confidence when you have little: If you want to see confidence in action, watch pro golf on a Saturday afternoon....

Duration:01:00:29

11 - In Motion with Bruce Pulver

6/22/2021
Mark and Collin have their first “return guest” and share the mic with Bruce Pulver, abovethechatterourwordsmatter.com. Bruce is a master wordsmith and focuses on the meaning of words by creating acrostics . . . daily. In this session we focus on staying In Motion once you have started. Keep in mind, starting is a huge part of the battle. The first part of getting out of a rut is to stop digging, right? But once you are “off the couch”, which is at the very least, BETTER than stagnation,...

Duration:00:53:15

10 - Achieving Greatness - Inspired by Bob Seger's "Beautiful Loser"

6/15/2021
“Mediocrity is easy. The good things take time. The great need commitment.” Bob Seger Inspired by Bob Seger's "Beautiful Loser," Mark and Collin use the them of the song to explore issues that prevent us from achieving greatness. The song is about a dichotomous character who wants everything in the world but is not willing to go for it. He sets his bar so low that he never achieves anything of greatness. Now, we all know that greatness can be in the eye of the beholder. But, the topic...

Duration:00:56:57

9 - Mark Ellis and Collin Harbour on the Relevance of "Community"

6/7/2021
Mark Ellis and Collin Harbour believe that "community" is vital for all people, including joining a community or even leading one. In fact, we believe it is so important that we made an acrostic out of it. Membership in a community, whether it be a group of friends, a social group, a church group, or other like-minded individuals can provide a sense of belonging. The size of the community does not matter, but the community (or group) should be open and accepting of others, allowing people...

Duration:00:56:12

8 - Inspiring the Youth and Being Inspired - with Jonathan Clark

5/31/2021
In this episode we discuss inspiring the youth and being inspired. Whether you are 40, 55 or 75, the same principles apply. Start now and start big. You will not achieve anything unless you start by putting one foot in front of the other. Jonathan teaches Orchestra in the Escambia County Florida Schools. He starts them young and teaches the love of music while the kids are young . . . 4th grade. But more importantly than music, he teaches the youth valuable lessons about life: Again, these...

Duration:01:00:39

7 - Embracing the Suck and Enjoying it All - with Chris Bro, All Things Next

5/23/2021
Chris Bro has a passion for music. Chris is a curator of all things music. He has curated over 700 weekly lists of the “next” music. Music you may not have heard of. Music that sounds like your favorites. We discuss finding and following your passion. Your age doesn’t matter. Get started. Embrace your passion. You may be able to make a hobby or business out of following your passion. It won’t always be easy. Sometimes you have to “embrace the suck.” Whether you’re 20, 55 or 75, you can...

Duration:01:01:31

6 - Seth Godwin of TikTok - Content Creation and Motivation

5/14/2021
Seth.Godwin of TikTok is our very special guest. Seth is a “Finance Content Creator” on TikTok and provides useful tips and insight based on the lessons he has learned d in finance at a large financial institution and life in general. Mark and Collin are both old enough to be Seth’s father and decided to kick back and determine what we (i.e. the older generation) can learn from Seth (i.e. the younger generation). Topics Covered: we are not offering financial advice strikeachord.live...

Duration:00:56:14

5 - Nostalgia and Motivation with Heather Ibey of Randy's Toy Shop in Noblesville, IN

5/10/2021
This week we have Heather Ibey of Randy’s Toy Shop in Noblesville, IN and we discuss one of our favorite topics . . . Nostalgia! Randy’s Toy Shop specializes in antique toy repair and antique toy restoration with a goal of bringing toys back to their original luster and condition. This is a big task and one that not many in the world can pull off! But Heather is also a motivator, a speaker and most importantly a mom. Reflect, Reset, Rest: We all need to reflect, reset and rest. How to...

Duration:00:53:55

Episode 4 - From Stuck to Start with Bruce Pulver

5/3/2021
Bruce Pulver is passionate about the power of our words and the influence they have on attitude, mindset and the results we achieve in life. In his book, Above the Chatter, Our Words Matter, Powerful Words That Changed My Life Forever, Bruce shares the personal experiences and powerful examples of how to take control over the words we use. He believes that consciously paying attention to our words and choosing how we speak to ourselves and to others absolutely controls our mindset and gets...

Duration:00:53:50

Episode 3 - Motivation, Inspiration, and Season Transformation

4/27/2021
We are in a season of Transformation Worldwide! We are witnessing many people thriving during this season, and we see watching many people fight against it at a detriment to their psyche and emotional heart. COVID-19 has changed the world for bad (death and sickness) and good (reset the way we all live and work). People have spent an incredibly more amount of time together. Fathers are able to spend more time with their children and watch them grow. But other visits (i.e. nursing homes,...

Duration:00:47:47

Episode 1 - Strike a Chord Live Podcast - Inaugural Episode

4/26/2021
Two lifelong friends with a love of baseball,music, motivation and inspiration - as well as nostalgia, culture and transformation and fun! And we want you to take the journey with us. Mark Ellis and Collin Harbour We grew up in the late 70s and throughout the 80s. We've been around the block a few times. Since we hadn't talked in over 30 years until March of 2021, we decided to start a podcast. In this session, we introduce ourselves and the show. We want you to be a part of our community...

Duration:00:41:32