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MEET THE HOLLYWOOD INSIDER Hollywood is more than a place. It's a story. Actually, it's many stories, as many as we can make up in our heads. Simply put, Hollywood means something different to everyone. Your story depends on whether you live there, you like or loathe celebrity, are outgoing or shy, religious or secular. No two people see the same Hollywood. Today's guest, Harry Lowell, is a man who lives and breathes Hollywood. Not the Hollywood of glitz and glamor, but the Hollywood of...
Make Believe You
YOU ARE A MADE-UP STORY Your life is make believe. I expect you to deny it and call me crazy. How can your very "real" life be make believe? How can your dreams, your hopes, your joy, and your pain be make believe? Bear with me. I'm not saying your life is fake. I'm saying that you and I and everyone else create our lives, our realities, through stories that begin in the imagination and are embellished by our minds. Is that good or bad? Willie Shakespeare said it best in Hamlet, Act 2,...
FINDING HUMAN CONNECTION The Internet has connected the entire planet. So why is human connection at an all time low in this age of digital connectivity? Today's guest discovered an answer and a solution to the problem. He did it through his own painful experiences. He is a millennial named Gordie Bufton. Gordie shares his discoveries in his two books, The Connection Effect: An Entrepreneurs's Playbook to Unlocking the Present Moment, and Eluding Reality: A Memoir About Drugs, Psych Wards,...
WHAT IS ADDICTION? Is it a profound weakness that some people have? Are those people fundamentally weak or bad? It's comforting to answer yes to those questions. When you answer yes, you create a safe divide between normal and abnormal behavior. And it's easy to see yourself as normal. Especially if you work hard, earn good or great money, have a loving family, and are a respected member of your community. But here's the thing. You can be all of those wonderful things and still be an...
FACING FEAR AND ADVERSITY Being fearless isn't the lack of fear. Rather, it is about acknowledging, facing and conquering fears. Fearlessness is being open to the results of the experience whether it be good or bad. There are so many lessons to learn from failure and adversity, but you will not give yourself the chance to grow if you keep yourself safe in what’s known and secure. Overcoming adversity is what makes a leader a great leader. Today’s guest is a man who harnesses the power of...
JAZZ IS LIFE Jazz is not a mainstream art form. Jazz musicians practice for thousands of hours honing their craft. When they improvise, it is the dance between the heart and the mind that creates the magic. A strong foundation is essential, and that is built by mental skills sharpened by diligent practice. Today's guest is Pat LaBarbera, an internationally known jazz giant. According to Elvin Jones, "Pat has tremendous musical ability beyond technical facility. He has great power of...
LIVE PAIN FREE There is a cure for chronic pain and today's podcast guest, Nicole Sachs, swears by it. Nichole Sachs is more than just a therapist. She is a mother, a partner, a really good friend, a saver and a fixer. She offers a course entitled Freedom From Chronic Pain, which will teach you a lifestyle that can keep you out of chronic pain for the rest of your life. She believes that 'the pain is not in your head. But the solution is not in your body.' The power of your mind is...
Create Your Reality
EMBRACE ALL CHALLENGES You can run from challenges, or make friends with them. Choose the latter, and you will create your reality. Actually, you always create your reality. When you embrace all challenges, you create the reality you want. That's the theme that runs throughout this podcast. It is the theme of Eddie Lorin's life. Eddie is our featured guest today. He is the creator of a real estate investment trust that allows everyone, yes everyone, to invest profitably in real estate. A...
ROCKSTAR DOCTOR Dr. Tyna Moore is a rebel healer. She is a naturopath and a chiropractor. She's also a woman who looks like a rockstar and draws inspiration from strong women like Debbie Harry of Blondie. Tyna proudly says that she was always rebellious. She is bright, passionate, committed to healing and financial success. And, many professional men don't know how to respond to her. Their problem, not hers. She is a firm believer in owning your individuality and creating your own destiny....
ARE YOU FAKING IT? It's called Imposter Syndrome. More people than you can imagine experience it. I do, and I'll bet, you do too. It's that nagging feeling that people are going to "find you out." They will recognize that you are not as good as you claim to be, and they will expose you as an imposter. Imposter syndrome is one of the most destructive narratives that we create in our minds. It keeps us from trying new things. It stifles our creativity. It denies us our innate greatness. It...
Reboot Your Life
REBOOT YOU How do you reboot your life? You look inside yourself with courage and honesty. You acknowledge what serves you and what doesn't. You make a decision to change. You take action. You change. Those are the steps to personal transformation, more or less. Today's podcast guest, Tracy Winchell, has made major reboots in her life. She's passionate about growth, change, and the power of storytelling to affect that change. Her own podcast, Reboots, presents the inspiring stories of people...
SUCCESS & ADVERSITY What is accidental success, and how is it related to adversity? The answer is fascinating, and it may not be what you expect. Jeff Hall, today's guest, has achieved massive success with Overflow Cafe, the company he created to help businesses master the SEO game and achieve high rankings online. You may be surprised when you learn that his journey took him from one accidental success to another. Each time Jeff developed a new skill, he did it by taking bold action in the...