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Season 7- From Zelda Wisdom to MaxDaddy with Carol Gardner - Episode 68

8/25/2018
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She’s back! .... At age 52 Carol Gardner was divorced, depressed and in debt for over a million dollars. Her divorce attorney laughingly suggested that Gardner needed a new chapter in her life and that she now had a choice: get a therapist or get a dog. Gardner chose ‘DOG.’ And that dog turned her life around. Zelda, a short, stout English bulldog became an instant success, appearing on Hallmark greeting cards, books, calendars, cookie jars and just about every other imaginable...

Season 7 - Tap with Brad - Episode 67

8/25/2018
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Brad Yates is known internationally for his creative and often humorous use of Tapping, also known as EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques). Brad is the author of the best-selling children's book "The Wizard's Wish," the co-author of the best-seller "Freedom at Your Fingertips," and a featured expert in the film “The Tapping Solution,” He has also been a presenter at a number of events, including Jack Canfield's Breakthrough to Success, has done teleseminars with “The Secret” stars Bob Doyle...

Season 7 - Service and Servant Leadership with Gary Schmidt - Episode 66

7/9/2018
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Gary Schmidt is the Director of Public and Government Affairs for Clackamas County, Oregon. He previously worked for Oregon United States Senators Mark Hatfield and Gordon Smith, as a Field Representative, speechwriter and constituent services coordinator. Gary has been a Toastmaster for 23 years and served as the International President of Toastmasters International in 2009-2010. Show Notes: Toastmasters International Gary Schmidt - LinkedIn Profile Gary Schmidt

Season 7 - Creating Heart-Centered Profitable Businesses with Rose Harrow - Episode 65

7/9/2018
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For over 30 years Rose has coached and mentored business and professional change makers so that they can do well financially while making a difference in the world. As past director of an international non-profit, she understands the challenges that large organizations face, and has a wide angle perspective of what it takes personally as well as professionally to run a business or organization. Her early education included the diverse interests of brain re-wiring, therapeutic massage, a...

Succeeding in business and life with Terry Beard - Season 6 Episode 64

5/24/2018
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Terry Beard Terry Beard is an entrepreneur with many years of experience building and leading successful ventures in retail, manufacturing, brick and mortar, and internet enterprises. Synopsis of his new Book: Squelched: Succeeding in Business and Life by Finding Your Voice Too many of us live with our inner voices reinforcing the feeling that we are "not good enough." Squelched is living testimony that we need not succumb to the negative messages life may serve up to thwart our...

Season 6 - Accelerating Revenue and Business with Lenora Edwards - Episode 63

5/9/2018
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Lenora Edwards is a business development consultant for entrepreneurs & executives. Her clients hire her to help them design, develop, and build their businesses--on their own terms. Her value-add is acceleration of the revenue-generating process. She is known for helping those of us with especially unique value propositions and many regard her as their “ad hoc business partner who never tries to take equity.” Her expertise spans retail, manufacturing, and professional services in both...

Season 6 - Spirit in Motion with Cycling Champion Maureen Manley - Episode 62

5/9/2018
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Maureen’s exceptionalism first came to international attention as a world class cyclist. She had no preconceived limits on what she could accomplish as a member of the US Cycling Team. She won a National Championship, set a national record, earned a silver and bronze medals at the national level. She won a silver medal in the World Championships and had her eye on the 1992 Olympics. At the height of her cycling career, her dreams came to an abrupt halt with the sudden onset of a colossal...

Season 6 - First Impressions and People Packaging with Sylvie Di Giusto - Episode 61

5/9/2018
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“People Packaging is what I do" says Sylvie di Giusto who helps individuals and organizations to explore how people make up their minds very quickly about them, their leadership potential, or their company, and either open the door or slam it shut. Twenty years of corporate experience and her ability to empower people to influence the success of own career has led to her launching Executive Image Consulting, based in New York City. It’s where she uses her extensive corporate expertise as a...

Season 6 - How gender affects the way we communicate, identifying your IT factor with Nick McArthur - Episode 60

5/9/2018
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Nick McArthur is a dude with a wife, five kids, and an online business. He also happens to have spent much of his life living as a woman...even though deep down he always knew he was a man. When he embraced his identity and came out as transgender, he realized just how much gender affects the way we think, talk, and function. He now speaks from his experience on both sides of the gender coin, empowering both men and women to live authentically and powerfully no matter what their gender might...

Season 6 - Redesigning your Inner Space with Paul Sokolski - Episode 59

4/4/2018
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Paul Sokolski, founder of Redesign Your Inner Space, is a visionary leader, and has a passion to truly help change the way the world sees what's possible. Paul speaks worldwide and focuses on helping people live with total abundance. Paul brings a unique approach to his performance catalyst company, and how he coaches individuals from a background of over 25 years in business and a personal journey that fuses authenticity, love and forgiveness, to create a space of peace for the individual...

Duration:01:02:07

Season 6 - A story about commitment and retiring young with Galina Lipina - Episode 58

4/4/2018
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Galina Lipina, is a coach at "Turning Point"and she specializes in supporting successful professionals who want more in life, who are ready to uplevel. She has been though a few transitions in life (moved to US all by herself at the age of 24 , transitioned from a job to being a consultant to then retiring at the age of 33) She supports her clients with: Clarity. FulfillmentFreedomUnique lifestyle and goal designGetting unstuckStrategyActionShow Notes: Galina Lipina's Retirement Story -...

Duration:01:13:08

Season 6 - Transform yourself, your relationships, and your world with Ryel Kestano- Episode 57

4/3/2018
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Ryel is the lead designer of ART's curriculum, and runs operations. Prior to co-founding ART International, Ryel oversaw all training operations at the Integral Center in Boulder, a world-renowned leader in transformational workshops. He has been a course leader, course supervisor, facilitator and coach since his own transformation several years ago. Ryel is also the co-founder and visionary behind Virtuance, one of the largest providers of real estate photography in the world, and the...

Duration:01:02:15

Season 6 - Hacking the Gap with Greg Voisen - Episode 56

4/3/2018
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Greg Voisen, creator and host of Inside Personal Growth, is an author, creative consultant and thought leader in the human potential movement. Inside Personal Growth was born out of Greg’s passion for personal growth and mastery. He continually strives to improve his own life – spiritually, emotionally and physically – as he learns from the hundreds of authors interviewed on this website. Greg’s professional journey began with a career in insurance sales and financial planning, during which...

Duration:01:10:33

Season 6 - Wisdom of Friends Intro

4/3/2018
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“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” - Franz Kafka Dear Friends, I am Kal Aras and I want to welcome you to the Season 6 of Wisdom of Friends Some of you may wonder - What is Wisdom of Friends? Well - Wisdom of Friends- is a talk show distributed as a podcast where I...

Season 5 - From communication chaos to profit, performance and productivity - Episode 54

3/20/2018
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Lisa, founder of Lisa Copeland Communications, is a communication specialist with 25+ years of corporate speaking experience. While maintaining her corporate position, she also leads business teams with radically different perspectives to synergy via customized communication and enhanced understanding of the workplace dynamics. As a business consultant, workshop facilitator, corporate coach / educator and highly skilled dental hygienist, Lisa’s dynamic presentation style motivates her...

Duration:00:54:16

Season 5 - Your Communication Connection with Jan McLaughlin - Episode 52

3/19/2018
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Jan M. McLaughlin, CSP works with professionals who want to positively influence the responses they receive. Jan had been a teacher, retail manager and actress in television commercials when she established the image consulting firm, J'Ambry. Referred to in the Seattle Times as a "pioneer in the image industry" and "the most frequently-quoted image professional in the Northwest," she was a popular guest on television and radio and in demand as a speaker. At the urging of clients, she...

Season 5 - Don't just Wow the crowd, change them with Tamsen Webster - Episode 51

1/23/2018
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Part "idea whisperer," part message strategist, and part presentation coach, Tamsen Webster helps people and organizations like Verizon, State Street Bank, Ericsson, Johnson & Johnson, and Disney find and communicate the power of their ideas. For four years, she was the Executive Producer of TEDxCambridge, one of the oldest and largest locally organized “TED talk” events in the world. In former lives, she worked in both agencies and at nonprofits heading up brand, marketing, and fundraising...

Season 5 - Turning Your Knowledge, Experience and Expertise into Ongoing Streams of Cash - Peter Thomson - Episode 50

1/23/2018
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Peter Thomson is now regarded as the UK’s most prolific information product creator. Starting in business in 1972 he built 3 successful companies – selling the last to a public company, after only 5 years trading, for £4.2M enabling him to retire at age 42. Since that time Peter has concentrated on sharing his proven methods for business and personal success via audio and video programmes, books, seminars, conference speeches and mentoring programmes. Peter now specializes in helping...

Season 5 - Extraordinary Impact with Elisa Hays - Episode 49

1/23/2018
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Would you like extraordinary leadership at every level in your organization? Then you need to hear Elisa Hays’s astonishing story. After an 18-wheeler truck going 65 miles-per-hour hit her body, she was propelled 90 feet through the air and ultimately into the position she is in now as a speaker, consultant and executive coach empowering organizations, individuals and audiences internationally. With honesty, humor, and heart-wrenching stories Elisa reveals the simple but powerful truths she...

Season 5 - The Reluctant Leader - Owning Your Responsibility with Ron Rael - Episode 48

1/23/2018
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Ron Rael, the CEO and founder of the High Road® Institute works with the everyday leader to become a person who leads with intention and impact. Ron is a vanguard on leadership topics. His 40+ years of business experience comes from working in two Fortune 500 companies, as well as from leading employee teams in closely held businesses. Ron’s has worked with Cabela’s, Costco, Starbucks, Microsoft, Bright Horizons, Moss Adams, Radio Shack, the U.S. Navy, and several northwest...