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Sharpen Your Axe. A podcast for the age of information






The Upward Spiral Pt.2 | Laura St.John

More Mindset, Nutrition, & Fitness Coach Laura St. John Radiates Positivity and Motivation from her Neighborhood to all over the World. Today we are with Laura St. John, part 2 of the Upward spiral series here on the Mindmill. Laura is the co-owner of the Strong.Confident Living wellness program and Denver local Gym Pearl Street fitness. She is also the wife of the last guest, Scott St John. Be sure to check that episode out as well,...


The Upward Spiral Pt.1 | Scott St.John

Serial Entrepreneur, Fitness Instructor & Influencer Scott St.John Shares his Philosophy on Business, Family, and Technology in the Wellness Industry. This MindMill episode is with Scott St John. Scott is an educator turned nutrition & fitness instructor. Him and his wife Laura own and operate one of Denvers best gyms, Pearl Street Fitness. Together, they have built a physical and online community, “strong confident living” that inspires and transforms thousands of people across the world....


Martial Arts, Yoga, & Yellowstone | The Badassery of Greg Woodruff

Greg Woodruff shares his Passion for Martial Arts, Yoga, and the Outdoors with Communities around the Country. Today’s episode is with Greg Woodruff. Greg is a martial arts competitor & instructor, a guide at Yellowstone national park, and a yoga teacher. He is a 5th degree black belt in Tang Soo do with over 20 years experience. He is a lifelong outdoorsmen, and spends roughly half the year in nature. If there’s ever an apocalyptic scenario, Gregs the man to team up with. The guy knows...


Starting a Family and a Business Abroad | Kerwyn Hawkins & Elena Moreno-Barbero

Kerwyn Hawkins & Elena Moreno-Barbero are an international couple who combine American education and Spanish culture to create an successful business and family life in Spain. Today, we are with Kerwyn Hawkins and Elena Moreno-Barbero. Kerwyn and Elena were some of the first friends I met when I moved to Denver almost 9 years ago, yet they moved back to Almeria (Elena’s hometown) to raise their newborn twins in the Spanish culture within a few months of my arrival. I was sad to see them...


Bailey Rhatigan | Influencing a Healthy Lifestyle, One Simple Meal at a Time

Bailey Rhatigan is a health & food marketer. She is the creator of the Sailor Bailey Blog and Social Media Account. This Mindmill episode is with health & food marketer Bailey Rhatigan. Bailey is the creator and “captain” of the Sailor Bailey Instagram account and food blog. Her advice, meal examples, and vulnerable content have inspired hundreds of thousands of people. Her focus is on “simply healthy” recipes, fun and fresh ingredient combinations, and balance between fun and fuel. Bailey...


Innovating an Industry by Helping Others | Marques Torbert

Innovating an Industry by Helping Others | Marques Torbert Entrepreneur, Investor, & Financial Strategist Marques Torbert on how to seize opportunities, work with purpose, and lead with positivity. Todays episode is with Marques Torbert. Marques is the CEO of Ametros Financial, a firm that provides financial services and tools for injured workers with staggering healthcare needs. Ametros works closely with patients, insurers, employers, attorneys, brokers, medical providers and Medicare to...


Share Your Strength | Tara Laferrara

Health Coach & Fitness Trainer Tara Laferrara on a fit lifestyle, owning your digital presence, and taking your business all over the world. Todays episode is with fitness professional, coach, and all-around life crusher Tara Laferrara. Tara is a leader in the Denver fitness community and hosts numerous retreats all over the world; all powered by her can-do body positive message. Not only a force in person, Tara’s digital presence broadcasts her to hundreds of thousands of people. Her...


Rediscover yourself through Transcendental Meditation | Julie Boyd

Rediscover yourself through Transcendental Meditation | Julie Boyd Rediscover yourself through Transcendental Meditation | Julie Boyd Julie Boyd is an Author, Artist, Teacher, and Transcendental Mediation practitioner. Her experiences with TM have sparked an "awakening" in her life that have expanded her in every direction conceivable. She does not even recognize the person she was before transcendental mediation. Julie's experiences as a mother and former school teacher provide her a...


Old Gold Vintage | Allie & Natalie Toth

Entrepreneurs & Sisters Allie and Natalie Toth bring vintage fashion to their customers doorstep. Todays show is with Allie and Natalie Toth, sisters and creators of Old Gold Vintage. Old Gold is a mobile boutique based in Colorado. The sisters share a love of travel, vintage fashion, and sustainability; inspiring them to create a business that accommodates all three. Allie and Natalie purchased and retrofitted an old touring bus as their first mobile store, which they now take all over...


Jeff Suskin | Building Community with Food & Wine

Jeff Suskin is a Dining Magazine Publisher, Food Festival Creator, Jiu Jitsu & Yoga Practitioner, Community Leader & Mentor. Building Community with Food & Wine Jeff is the publisher of Dining Out Magazine, a premier guide to the local restaurant scene in major cities around and US and abroad. Jeff’s decades in the culinary space has taken him around the world; experiencing eclectic tastes and cultures while giving him unparalleled insight to the trends in dining. In recent years, Jeff...


Courtney Mathis | Cannabis Doing Good

Courtney Mathis | Cannabis Doing Good Courtney Mathis is a serial entrepreneur within the Cannabis Space. Her history in the non-profit sector has given her a unique passion for business/community involvement, which she now applies to the emerging cannabis industry. Her motto "Cannabis Doing Good" represents her core values in all projects she leads. Courtney and I get into it quick, and discuss everything from travel stories and plans, our relationships with cannabis, work-family balance,...


The Philosopher Musician | Sam Krentzman

“Musicians must have the heart of a gypsy and the discipline of a soldier.” Sam Krentzman is a musician, songwriter, producer, publisher, entrepreneur, and philosopher. Sam is a life-long artist, whose path has taken him all over the world finding God, Music, and Art in all things. He’s always been one of my most fascinating friends, and Im really excited to share this conversation on the show. He truly is the Philosopher Musician. Sam Krentzman is involved in an array of projects here in...


Adam Ornelas | Marketing Samurai

Adam Ornelas on how to share your true self in the world of marketing Adam Ornelas is a marketing professional, community strategist, and podcaster based in Denver, Colorado. A Self proclaimed "reformed bro", Adam found his love of marketing at an early age. He started his own event company while in college in Albuquerque, and dove head first into professional brand marketing since. Adam has worked in ad agencies and startups before finding his current position as Regional Marketing...


The Ripple Effect of Swimming and Art | Austin Zucchini-Fowler

How Swimming and Art shaped a Community Leader Episode 011 - Austin Zucchini-Fowler - Released 11/9/2017 Austin Zucchini-Fowler is the lead swim coach at the University of Denver Hilltoppers and exceptional local artist. Austin's current artistic focus is in pointillism painting; creating vibrant works on wood, canvas, and other mediums. Many of these pieces are printed onto stickers which I now exhibit on my most valuable ad space (my water bottle). Austin grew up in the worlds of...


010: Chip Baker – Before & AFTER Ayahuasca Pt.2

"High as Hell in the Jungle" with Chip Baker. An In-depth observation of the Ayahuasca experience, before and after. Hello and welcome to the Mindful Millennial Podcast. Today’s episode is the second part of my interview on the Ayahuasca experience with Entrepreneur Chip Baker. As you may remember from the first episode in this series, or in the most recent live episode, Chip and I work together on his Cannabis Industry podcast, the Real Dirt with Chip Baker. Him and his team have been...


008: LIVE – Phish, Colorado, and the Cannabis Industry

An in-depth discussion on the realities of the cannabis industry, the companies and people leading the way, and the love of music and Phish. Introduction Hello Again and welcome to a special episode of the Mindful Millennial Podcast. Today is the first live round table episode on the MindMill. Myself, as well as Chip Baker from “The Real Dirt Podcast”, joined up and hosted an open discussion with some of the top players in the cannabis industry. The topic: Phish (with a PH) and Cannabis in...


006: The Power of Writing Everything

The Power of Writing Everything This feature episode is about productive writing, how its utility has shifted in the last two decades, and why it is more important than ever. We all feel overwhelmed at times, way too much on our plates, not enough time in the day. Often it is our unorganized view of our task list (or lack thereof) that stresses us out, not the tasks themselves. It is incredible how quickly writing your thoughts can simplify a project, emotion, or relationship. In this...


004 – Lauren Nischan: How to make an impact using food, farming, and laughter.

Lauren Nischan has spent the last ten years of her life working in food and farming. She’s been a baker, a bartender, a farmer, and a farm community organizer. Lauren has recently shifted from her position as Food Service Marketing Manager for Niman Ranch, a humane and sustainable meat distributor. She is now a full-time sustainable food consultant. She is also an Associate with Changing Tastes, which creates successful and sustainable food ventures in communities all over the country. She...


Episode 002 – Reclaiming your “Self” after becoming a parent with Ann Kaplan

Interview with Birthing Expert Ann Kaplan


Episode 001 – Breathing On Board with Lindsay Gonzalez

Interview with traveler, yoga teacher, and all around badass Lindsay Gonzalez


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