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Have you ever been given a piece of life-changing advice so incredible that it rocked your world? Brant Menswar and Jim Knight, two of the countries most sought after speakers, discuss bite-sized, specific and compelling thoughts (shared with a rockstar guest) that have changed the course of people’s lives. Whether you’re searching for inspiration, long for change or just enjoy powerful conversation, this weekly, edu-taining podcast will be music to your ears.

Have you ever been given a piece of life-changing advice so incredible that it rocked your world? Brant Menswar and Jim Knight, two of the countries most sought after speakers, discuss bite-sized, specific and compelling thoughts (shared with a rockstar guest) that have changed the course of people’s lives. Whether you’re searching for inspiration, long for change or just enjoy powerful conversation, this weekly, edu-taining podcast will be music to your ears.
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Have you ever been given a piece of life-changing advice so incredible that it rocked your world? Brant Menswar and Jim Knight, two of the countries most sought after speakers, discuss bite-sized, specific and compelling thoughts (shared with a rockstar guest) that have changed the course of people’s lives. Whether you’re searching for inspiration, long for change or just enjoy powerful conversation, this weekly, edu-taining podcast will be music to your ears.

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Ep. 32: Merril Hoge | Find a Way

12/9/2019
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In this episode, we talk with MERRIL HOGE, former NFL running back, ESPN analyst and cancer survivor...now bestselling author and motivational speaker. THOUGHT #1 Find a Way THOUGHT #2 When things go wrong, don't go with them - Elvis Presley CONNECT: Merrilhoge.comBrainwashed: The Bad Science Behind CTE and the Plot to Destroy Football Find a Way: Three Words That Changed My Life BRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:22:28

Ep. 31: David Bailey | Connect with Your People, Then to Each Other

12/4/2019
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In this episode, we talk with DAVID BAILEY, the President of Southern States Material Handling, a Toyota Industries Company, that provides material handling solutions to its customers. THOUGHT #1 Connect with your people; then connect them to each other. THOUGHT #2 Working together without alignment is cooperation, not collaboration. – Alan Schaefer CONNECT: www.sstlift.comdbailey@sstlift.comBRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:31:43

Ep. 30: Steph Grant | Use Your Platform for Good

12/2/2019
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In this episode, we talk with STEPH GRANT, who is the owner of Steph Grant Studios, a digital agency operated by a powerhouse team of female creative, specializing in executive media shots and conferences and the Founder of the Promote Love Movement. THOUGHT #1 With a large following comes great responsibility; use your platform for good. THOUGHT #2 Give without expectation - Gary...

Duration:00:41:18

Ep. 29: ASMR | If You Whisper It, I'll Believe It

11/27/2019
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This episode is going to be a bit different. You’re still going to get an awesome piece of advice, but it’s going to be delivered in the natural human phenomenon known as ASMR, which stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. (HEADPHONES ARE A MUST) Caution: This episode may cause a low-grade sensation of euphoria. THOUGHT #1 Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them - Miguel de Unamuno QUESTIONABLE...

Duration:00:16:55

Ep. 28: Bill Shore | Pick the Right Battles

11/25/2019
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In this episode, we talk with a total rock star in the philanthropic world, BILL SHORE, the Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Share Our Strength, which is the parent company of campaigns like No Kid Hungry & Cooking Matters; Billy chats with us about picking the right battles. THOUGHT #1 Pick battles that are big enough to matter but small enough to win - Jonathan Kozol THOUGHT #2 We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity – HG...

Duration:00:36:52

Ep. 27: Keith Overton | Perseverance Trumps All Attributes & Skills

11/20/2019
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In this episode, we talk with Florida's "Tourism Person of the Year (2011), KEITH OVERTON, the President & COO of Tradewinds Island Resorts in beautiful St, Pete Beach, FL. THOUGHT #1 Perseverance trumps all other attributes and skills. THOUGHT #2 What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter. – Peter...

Duration:00:40:35

Ep. 26: David Cantu | Be the Same Person at Work & Home

11/18/2019
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In this episode, we talk with DAVID CANTU, the Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer of HotSchedules, which is a revolutionary restaurant technology company, supporting over 31,000 different businesses comprised of over 3 million users and one of the greatest internal cultures we know. THOUGHT #1 Be the same person you are at work and at home. THOUGHT #2 Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand; the sun's rays do not burn until brought into focus. - Alexander Graham...

Duration:00:37:32

Ep. 25: Serah Morrissey | Let it Be as Easy as It Wants to Be

11/13/2019
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In this episode, we talk with SERAH MORRISSEY, the current President of CHART (an association of hospitality trainers); she talks about being transparent and helping others deal with a wide range of issues, including mental health, homeless youth, sexual assault and huge life changes. THOUGHT #1 What would happen if you let things be as easy as they want to be? THOUGHT #2 Your inner critic can have a seat on the bus, but it can never touch the...

Duration:00:48:51

Ep. 24: Col. Larry Broadwell | Focus on Purpose & People

11/11/2019
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In this episode, we talk with COL. LARRY BROADWELL, who works at the Pentagon, currently serving as the Executive Officer to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, but was recently promoted to Brigadier General-Select. He talks about leaders who understand that purpose and people define organizational cultures. THOUGHT #1 Focus on purpose and people, rather than objectives and outputs. THOUGHT #2 A good decision is one that is born from our values, considers all the facts, and honors what...

Duration:00:40:09

Ep. 23 Phil Gerbyshak | Be More YOU

11/6/2019
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In this episode, we talk with PHIL GERBYSHAK, a phenomenal Sales speaker & coach, social media guru, author of 5 books, podcast host of "Conversations with Phil" and a real life pinball wizard. Currently the VP of Sales Training at Vector Solutions, Phil chats with us about being your true self. THOUGHT #1 Be More YOU - Steve Farber THOUGHT #2 Being Original Starts with Playing Your Favorite Covers and Making Them Your...

Duration:00:34:34

Ep. 22: Dawn Sweeney | Be a Great Juggler

11/4/2019
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In this episode, we talk with one of the most influential people in the country, DAWN SWEENEY, the President & CEO of the National Restaurant Association; the 2nd largest industry in the U.S., representing 15 million people and $863 Billion in sales. THOUGHT #1 Life is a juggling act of glass and rubber balls; a great ‘juggler’ knows which ones can easily bounce and which ones to prevent from falling and shattering. THOUGHT #2 If you are depressed, you are living in the past; if you are...

Duration:00:41:23

Ep. 21: Allison Trowbridge | Do the Next Right Thing

10/30/2019
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In this episode, we talk with ALLISON TROWBRIDGE, author of the book, Twenty-Two, and the Founder and CEO of Copper, a platform helping people gather in meaningful community through book clubs. THOUGHT #1 When you don't know what to do, do the next right thing THOUGHT #2 Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. - John Maxwell CONNECT: www.meetcopper.comwww.AllisonTrowbridge.com@alliebridgeTwenty-Two: Letters to a Young Woman Searching for MeaningBRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:43:41

Ep. 20: Chris Tomasso | Words Matter

10/28/2019
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In this episode, we talk with CHRIS TOMASSO, former CMO for Hard Rock International and Cracker Barrel, and currently the President & CEO of First Watch: The Daytime Cafe, which is the fastest growing breakfast concept in the country. THOUGHT #1 It's not your Life and it's not your Wife. THOUGHT #2 My Life has Been Filled with Terrible Misfortunes, Most of Which Never Happened. - Michel...

Duration:00:42:44

Ep. 19: Daniel Botero | It's Your Time to Create & Discover

10/23/2019
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In this episode, we talk with DANIEL BOTERO, who is an International speaker, host of the top-rated podcast called “Mastering College to Career”, amazon bestselling author of the book of the same name, and Founder of the Mastering College to Career Academy. THOUGHT #1 The best way to reach any goal is to learn from someone who has already done it. THOUGHT #2 Improving on Someone Else’s Idea is a Necessary Step to Becoming an...

Duration:00:28:54

Ep. 18: John Jantsch | You Have to Prove Yourself Wrong

10/21/2019
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In this episode, we talk with JOHN JANTSCH, the founder of the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network and an author with several books, including Duct Tape Marketing, The Referral Engine and his newest work, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur. He is commonly known as the world's most practical small business marketing speaker and expert. THOUGHT #1 Celebrate being fired. THOUGHT #2 Change before you have to. - Jack...

Duration:00:35:09

Ep. 17: Bobby Williams | Surround Yourself with Givers

10/16/2019
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In this episode, we talk with BOBBY WILLIAMS, the Chairman of Lizard’s Thicket, a South Carolina based, family-oriented restaurant concept, who lays out why it is more important to give than to receive. THOUGHT #1 Givers Gain; Takers Lose THOUGHT #2 There is a huge difference between Intentional and Deliberate Intention. CONNECT: www.LizardsThicket.com@LizardsThicket@LizardsThicketBRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:42:02

Ep. 16: Noah Glass | Don't Try to Pretend Nothing is Changing

10/14/2019
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In this episode, we talk with NOAH GLASS, the software developer and visionary founder & CEO of Olo…the leading provider of digital ordering and delivery solutions for the restaurant industry. THOUGHT #1 Predicting Rain Doesn’t Count; Building Arks Does - Warren Buffet THOUGHT #2 To Achieve Great Things, Two Things Are Needed: a Plan and Not Quite Enough Time. – Leonard Bernstein CONNECT: www.olo.com noah@olo.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/noahglass/BRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:43:11

Ep. 15: Teresa Miles | I Couldn't Sustain a Career in What I Loved

10/9/2019
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In this episode, we talk with the Executive Director of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville, TERESA MILES, who is a passionate and dedicated advocate for the rights of women and girls. THOUGHT #1 Do what you are good at, not what you would love to do. THOUGHT #2 There is no passion to be found playing small; in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. - Nelson...

Duration:00:40:23

Ep. 14: Molly Fletcher | Tell Me the Truth

10/7/2019
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In this episode, we talk with MOLLY FLETCHER, who is an extremely popular keynote speaker (the master of storytelling), an accomplished author with 5 books, and was initially one of the world’s first female sports agents…commonly referred to as the “Female Jerry Maguire.” THOUGHT #1 Negotiation is just a Conversation THOUGHT #2 If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding shame can’t survive. – Brene...

Duration:00:44:46

Ep. 13: Louis Ramey | Find the Flaws and Work On Your Craft

9/30/2019
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In this episode, we talk with veteran, professional stand-up comedian, LOUIS RAMEY, who is regularly featured on TV shows like “Last Comic Standing”, “Comedy Central Presents” and “Comics Unleashed w/ Byron Allen”. THOUGHT #1 Put blinders on and not compare yourself to others. THOUGHT #2 Imitation doesn’t require Courage, Innovation, Risk or Vision…Be Original. CONNECT: www.louisramey.comhttps://www.facebook.com/louis.rameyhttps://vimeo.com/louisrameyBRAND & RESOURCE...

Duration:00:47:23