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The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.
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The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.

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Episodes

How to Balance Work and Creativity with Andy Gutman—Episode 305 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

10/16/2019
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Andrew (Andy) L. Gutman, President and Chief Financial Officer of Farbman Group and related companies, oversees the myriad of Farbman companies, its >25,000,000 rsf of commercial real estate and its 200+ employees. Andy worked for much of his career in the arenas of accounting, finance, and asset management. He has spent over 27 years of commercial real estate working for international and family-owned, multi-generational commercial real estate companies. Andy has financed and overseen...

Duration:00:28:12

The Proximity Principle with Ken Coleman—Episode 304 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

10/9/2019
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Ken Coleman is a number-one national best-selling author, career expert, and nationally syndicated radio host of The Ken Coleman Show. Pulling from his own personal struggles, missed opportunities and career successes, Coleman helps people discover what they were born to do and provides practical steps to make their dream job a reality. The Ken Coleman Show is a caller-driven career show that helps listeners who are stuck in a job they hate or searching for something more out of their...

Duration:00:37:50

Finding Fulfillment Among Success with Arman Sadeghi—Episode 303 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

10/2/2019
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Arman Sadeghi is a published author, speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. As the author of The Business Bible, CEO of six companies, a business coach, motivational speaker, husband, and father, he enjoys working hard to help everyone around him better. His passion is to educate and to help individuals and companies reach their full potential. He currently spends half of his time pursuing his passion of changing people’s lives and helping companies reach their full potential and the...

Duration:00:35:29

Discipline Strategy with Timothy L. Coomer—Episode 302 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

9/25/2019
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Timothy L. Coomer is a serial entrepreneur with interest and experience in the creation of analytical-based business start-ups. But he also enjoys working as a business coach, mentor, and investor. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Dr. Coomer completed his PhD at the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. His areas of interest are entrepreneurship, predictive modeling, risk financing, and the relationship between personality and sales performance. He is the CEO of SIGMA...

Duration:00:31:06

Creative Calling with Chase Jarvis—Episode 301 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

9/18/2019
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Chase Jarvis is an award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential photographers of the past decade. He has created campaigns for Apple, Nike, Red Bull, and others, and was a contributor to the Pulitzer-winning New York Times story Snowfall. He also earned an Emmy nomination for his documentary, Portrait of a City. He created Best Camera—the first photo app to share images to social networks and is the Founder of CreativeLive, where more than 10 million students learn...

Duration:00:40:19

Indistractable with Nir Eyal — Episode 300 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

9/11/2019
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Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your...

Duration:00:29:50

The Process of Thawing with Edie Allen (Part 2 of 2)—Episode 299 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

9/4/2019
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Edie Allen has a stunning story of self-recreation. Physically and sexually abused from an early age, Edie ran away from home at 15, cycled in and out of foster care, leaned on alcohol and drugs, and then began to pull herself out of that life with the help of non-traditional healing modalities including Reiki, meditation, intuitive therapy, and every other method that resonated with her soul. With a heart devoted to helping others heal, Edie created a boutique healing practice in 1997 to...

Duration:00:28:19

A Brave Storyteller with Edie Allen (Part 1 of 2)—Episode 298 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

8/28/2019
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Edie Allen has a stunning story of self-recreation. Physically and sexually abused from an early age, Edie ran away from home at 15, cycled in and out of foster care, leaned on alcohol and drugs, and then began to pull herself out of that life with the help of non-traditional healing modalities including Reiki, meditation, intuitive therapy, and every other method that resonated with her soul. With a heart devoted to helping others heal, Edie created a boutique healing practice in 1997 to...

Duration:00:32:42

What CAN We Do? with Joni Fedders—Episode 297 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

8/21/2019
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As a past business owner, Joni understands the risks, rewards, and challenges that ownership and professional management bring. She had the opportunity at Iams as a Brand Manager to live in a professionally managed organization where she saw first-hand how strategy, strong leadership and culture can fuel a company to do great things. After Iams, Joni co-founded a technology services company and became an Aileron client herself, taking the Course for Presidents, establishing an outside Board...

Duration:00:33:33

A Journey of Self-Healing with Katy Kvalvik—Episode 296 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

8/14/2019
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Katy Kvalvik has been inspiring women and men all over the world to be empowered, lead their best lives, and achieve optimal, lasting results since 2009. The Founder and Head of Southwestern Empowerment, Katy is a graduate of UC Berkeley, certified executive coach, board-certified health counselor, certified trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, certified yoga instructor, and business mentor. After suffering two major accidents, rebuilding her body, and deciding that people should not...

Duration:00:47:49

Ultralearning with Scott H. Young—Episode 295 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

8/7/2019
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Scott H. Young rose to autodidact stardom when he learned MIT’s 4-year computer science curriculum in less than 12 months. Next, he taught himself four new languages in a year. Such extreme self-improvement projects may seem outside the realm of most of our capabilities, but Young believes that the principles and methods that he and other ultralearners employ are essential tools for anyone who wants a competitive edge in the fast-changing, aggressive workplace. In ULTRALEARNING: Master Hard...

Duration:00:38:44

Reaching for the Stars with Dr. Rhea Seddon—Episode 294 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/31/2019
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Dr. Rhea Seddon is a woman of many firsts. One of only six women in her medical school class of 100, she was the first woman ever accepted to the surgery residency program at her university. In 1978, she was one of the first six women accepted into the Astronaut Corps, and when she married fellow astronaut Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson, they became the first active astronauts to wed. Together they produced the first official “astrotots” (children born to two astronauts). In addition to her...

Duration:00:40:36

Being Genuine, Authentic, and Transparent with Kathleen Sarpy—Episode 293 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/24/2019
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For more than 25 years, Kathleen Kenehan Sarpy has enjoyed a diverse career in public relations and marketing, working with the world’s most recognizable brands, as well as driven start-ups and non-profits. With unrivaled energy and enthusiasm, Kathleen expertly connects people, events, and ideas to generate a meaningful and lasting impact. A former senior leader at the world’s leading PR firm, Kathleen left “big agency” life behind in January 2001 after the birth of her first child to...

Duration:00:34:51

Passion and The Mirror with Ira Blumenthal—Episode 292 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/17/2019
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Considered a modern-day business “Renaissance Man,” Ira Blumenthal was the founder and president of CO-OPPORTUNITIES, Inc., an Atlanta-based consulting company that has counseled world-class clients such as Coca-Cola, Nestle, Kroger, McDonald’s, Harrah’s, American Airlines, Disney, United Artists, Marriott, Exxon, Walmart and others in areas related to “branding,” “strategic alliances,” “change management,” “reinvention,” and “business development.” Noteworthy, Ira has the proud distinction...

Duration:00:44:25

Patience and Kindness Toward Yourself with Roger Nierenberg—Episode 291 of The Action Catalyst

7/10/2019
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American conductor Roger Nierenberg is the creator of The Music Paradigm which has brought him to the podium of The London Philharmonic, The Residentie Orkest, The New Zealand Symphony, The National Symphony, the symphony orchestras of Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Baltimore. He has collaborated with musicians from more than one hundred orchestras around the world. Nierenberg enjoyed long tenures as Music Director of both The Jacksonville Symphony (Florida) and the Stamford Symphony...

Duration:00:38:29

Pivoting, Perspective, and Progress with Todd Duncan—Episode 290 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/3/2019
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Todd Duncan is a sales entrepreneur who has taught and mentored over 3 million students around the globe in real estate, mortgage, banking, and financial services. In his first career move, he became a real estate broker and licensed loan originator, successfully negotiating and financing over 5,000 real estate transactions in 12 years. He then took that success and launched The High Trust Company with a vision of transforming how sales professionals build high-performing real estate and...

Duration:00:36:37

Engagement and Motivation with Dr. Bob Nelson—Episode 289 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

6/26/2019
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Dr. Bob Nelson is considered the leading authority on employee recognition, motivation, and engagement in the world. He is president of Nelson Motivation Inc., a management training and consulting company that specializes in helping organizations improve their management practices, programs, and systems, has worked with 80% of the Fortune 500, and serves as an Executive Coach and Strategist for HR Issues. Dr. Nelson has been named a Top Thought Leader by the Best Practice Institute, a...

Duration:00:34:59

There is More with Andy Andrews: Episode 288 of The Action Catalyst

6/19/2019
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Hailed by a New York Times reporter as “someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America,” Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and author. Among his New York Times bestsellers are the classic novels, The Traveler’s Gift and The Noticer. Leaders from the world’s top organizations—including four U.S. presidents—regularly seek him out as a trusted resource for unlocking extraordinary results. Andy lived a relatively normal life until the age of 19 when...

Duration:00:39:52

Words Count with Mark Brown: Episode 287 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

6/12/2019
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Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark Brown immigrated to the United States at 18 years old with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. Today he has become one of the most popular inspirational speakers in the world. In 1995, Mark defeated more than 20,000 contestants from 14 countries to win the illustrious Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. Since then, he has delivered more than 3500 presentations to more than 1.7 million people on 5 different continents....

Duration:00:42:06

Knowing Your Core Values with Jerry Calabrese: Episode 286 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

6/5/2019
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With more than 35 years of leadership, operational, and financial experience at McDonald’s Corporation, Jerry Calabrese became the organization’s expert at streamlining business operations, measuring restaurant performance, and maximizing the customer experience. Throughout Jerry’s career at McDonald’s, he concentrated on creating a laser-like focus on performance and accountability at all levels, which has been a significant factor in helping enhance McDonald’s brand. Most recently, Jerry...

Duration:00:42:11