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Steve Sims The Art of Making Things Happen - 019

Steve Sims is the author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen. Today, he talks about the concept behind Bluefishing and utilizing different platforms (outside of email) of reaching out to people. He talks about the things he’s afraid of (yet how those fears drive him to success) and the power of asking why! What We Discuss with Steve Sims: The concept behind the technology of BluefishingIs email dead? Listen in to what Steve has to say (essential stats included!)Steve...


Born to Write Podcast - Kathryn Kemp Guylay

Kathryn Kemp Guylay is a wellness and nutrition advocate, fellow podcaster, and writer. Her first book is called Mountain Mantras: Wellness and Life Lessons from the Slopes, and her podcast also bears the same name, Mountain Mantras, that covers topics around Wellness and Life Lessons. Her most recent book is called Make Nutrition Fun. What We Discuss with Kathryn Kemp Guylay: Having the mindset that you're in control of finding new excitement in your lifeThe impetus behind Kathryn's...


Born to Write Podcast - Peter Shankman

Peter Shankman is an American entrepreneur and author. He has written amazing books such as Can We Do That?, Nice Companies Finish First, Zombie Loyalists, and his recently released, Faster than Normal. Today, Peter shares about the power of storytelling, how you can get things done, and some great ideas about writing, publishing, and recording audiobooks. What We Discuss with James Schramko: How to put together a catchy presentation without having any visuals - Learn the secret!Just be...


Born to Write Podcast - David Simpson

David Simpson left his teaching career to become a full-time author. He is the writer of one of the best-selling fiction series in the world, the Post-Human Series - Sub-Human, Post-Human, Trans-Human, and Human Plus. What We Discuss with David Simpson: How and where to get ideas from when writing a book How to condense your writing when you've got a ton of ideas! Some steps to get traction with writing your succeeding books A dream for these stories to be told from books to the...


Born to Write Podcast - James Schramko

James Schramko is an entrepreneur, speaker, coach, and writer. With an extensive background in sales, James took this into the the online world, doing business development for clients, until finally finding his passion in coaching people. James co-authored the book, Work Less, Make More, along with Kelly Exeter. What We Discuss with James Schramko: Creating a book out of documenting your life or writing diariesThe journey of creating James' book and some pain points along the...


100 Life Goals and 10 Years to Do it 013

Tal Gur is a nomad and avid goal seeker. Around a decade ago, he made a decision to pursue every big dream to live life on his own terms. He wrote a bucket list of 100 life goals - from Ironman triathlon, to non-stop travel, to become financially free - and gave himself exactly 10 years to achieve them all. Little did I know that that night would change the course of my his life. Through relentless focus, Tal traded his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, as a...


From Iraq’a Deadliest Cities Stories of War -012

Scott A. Huesing is a retired United States Marine Corps Infantry Major with 24 years of honorable service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer. His book, Echo in Ramadi, is a ten-month snapshot in time that changed the face of operations on the battlefield; a captivating story of Echo Company, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines during the Second Battle of Ramadi in support of the Multi-National Forces (MNF) Surge Strategy in 2006. His true-life account provides keen insights into what...


Teacher Lands Book Deal for First Novel -Scott Stambach - 011

Scott is an unlikely fiction writer, he is a physics teacher who loves literature. He started writing short stories and quickly went to writing novels. His first book The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko was an award-wining breakout novel was published and he is working on his second. In this interview, he discusses how he finds his ideas, writes his books and how he landed a publishing contract for his first book. Scott Stambach lives in San Diego where he teaches physics at High Tech...


Wrote His First Book While In High School Aidan McGeath - 010

Aidan Mcgeath wrote his first 500-page fantasy book while still in high school. He found time at night and between classes. He was done with his book by 18 and published it by 19. He plans to keep writing and shares some insightful lessons about how he plans his novels, where he generates names for his characters and why he feels he is Born to Write. If you thought you didn't have the time or were not skilled enough or just had any doubts about how to write a book, this interview will...


How to Write a Book While Working Full-Time Dominic Carrillo - 009

Dominic Carrillo is a teacher who I met while living and working in San Diego, California. He when I first met him he told me he was working on a book and he was thinking about self-publishing. I was fascinated and he was the only friend I had at the time that had done so successfully. He has since published 4 books and his most recent book The Usual Suspects, is a Young Adult novel set in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he teaches. He often gets his inspiration from inside of the classroom....


Shot and Killed and dead for 15 minutes returns to battle Josh Mantz - 008

Major (ret.) Joshua Mantz is the author of The Beauty of a Darker Soul, a book dedicated to helping people overcome emotionally traumatic experiences. A graduate of West Point, Josh served as an Infantry Officer in the US Army for nearly a decade, and is the recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor. He is a highly sought after speaker on the topic of emotional trauma, having shared his message at TEDx, Got Your 6, and hundreds of other events. This incredible author shares...


How to Become Purposefully Famous with International Talent Scout Karin Roest - 007

Karin Roest is known as the “Industry’s Best Kept Secret” as she’s focused on creating fame for celebrities for 15 years instead of for herself. She has worked behind the scenes as a Celebrity Talent Scout and Producer with Grammy Award-winning musicians, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, highly paid TED talk speakers, New York Times Bestselling authors and Award-winning philanthropists. But jet-setting around the world with celebrities was not enough, so she disappeared to do one year of...


Overcoming the Expert Syndrome - Charlie Hoehn - 006

Charlie Hoehn is the author of Play It Away, Play for a Living, and Recession-Proof Graduate He has spoken at the Pentagon, U.S. military bases, Stanford, and TEDx. Previously, he was Tim Ferriss’ Director of Special Projects, whom he helped edit and launch The 4-Hour Body. Currently, Charlie lives in Austin with his wife and daughter, where he is the Head of Author Marketing for Book In A Box. Charlie Hoehn runs a podcast called Author Hour. Today, he shares some great stuff about the...


From a Book to an Online Course - Seth Hanes - 005

Download this episode to your computer Seth Hanes - Leveraging His Book to Create Authority Seth Hanes is the author of the book, Break into the Scene: A Musician's Guide to Making Connections, Creating Opportunities, and Launching a Career Seth is a classically trained musician who graduated from the Music School of Philadelphia. Today, he shares with us his thought process behind writing his book, his goal for writing a book, and how he leveraged his book to get more opportunities and...


Traditional vs Self-publishing for New Authors - Dr. Ryan Gray - 004

In today's episode, Dr. Ryan Gray talks about traditional vs. self-publishing and why he has done both, what makes a great reason for writing a book and what advice he has for first-time authors. Dr. Ryan Gray is a former United States Air Force Flight Surgeon who found a passion for helping pre-med students on their journey to medical school. Best known for his podcasts, which have been downloaded over 1,000,000 times, Dr. Gray has interviewed to numerous admissions committee members and...


Boss-Mom turns Book into 6 Figure Business - Dana Malstaff - 003

Today's episode we speak with Dana Malstaff is the CEO and Founder of Boss Mom. She is a mother, author, business strategist, podcaster, blind spot reducer, and movement maker. She is the author of Boss Mom: The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Business & Nurturing Your Family Like a Pro. Dana grew the Boss Mom brand into a six-figure business in less than a year.


Life in the Front Row - How being an author can change your life - Jon Vroman - 002

We chat today with Speaker, coach, and author Jon Vroman, the founder of The Front Row Factor. We learn that Jon never really did well at writing in school and in fact, it was rather hard for him to complete his first book. Jon Vroman is an award-winning keynote speaker, ultra-marathon runner, host of the Front Row Factor Podcast and founder of Front Row Foundation, a charity established in 2005 that creates front row experiences for individuals who are braving life-threatening illnesses....


Self-published Wall Street Journal Bestseller- Pat Flynn -001

Today I interview one of my coaching clients and entrepreneur, Pat Flynn. He is the founder of the Smart Passive Income Biog. The Smart Passive Income podcast has been downloaded over 33 million times at the time of this recording. He is the Author of Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and he shares all about his journey on this episode.


If You Have Always Wanted to Write a Book - 000

If you want to know how bestselling authors find the time to write their books, the methods they use to be productive and how they find their ideas you will love this podcast. Writing coach Azul Terronez shares interviews with clients such as Pat Flynn, of the Smart Passive Income, Jon Vroman, of the Front Row Factor, and Dana Malstaff of Want to get behind the scenes insights about how first-time authors overcame their fears and found the courage to write? Are you curious...