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Jeremy Stone Says Despite Having a Long Corporate Career, Consciously Tapping Into The Right Side Of The Brain, Can Turn Your Life Around & Unlock Amazing Creativity, Courage and New Happiness! - Mature Preneurs Talk

10/17/2018
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Jeremy Stone said an amazing 7-week creative immersion in New York City gave him the courage to leave a 30+ year corporate career in a global professional services business. Needing to do something very different, Jeremy wanted to put himself out there, to feel, tingle, breathe and this was the catalyst to cause he and his wife to move to NYC and enrol in acting, painting, sketching and yoga classes. They also committed to getting to know one new person for everyday they were there, and...

Duration:00:33:48

DEDRA JORDEN Said To Herself, ‘This is The Youngest You Will Ever Be So Whatever Dreams And Desires You Have Left, Do Them Now.” That’s A Wise Call For Everyone To Heed - Mature Preneurs Talk

10/11/2018
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Dedra Jorden acknowledged being in Corporate America for a long time can take its toll, and it did. As a Human Resources Professional working with employees and management, Dedra was under a tremendous stress at work and found herself exhausted, and sick a lot. Ultimately being diagnosed with early stage breast cancer, she realised making major changes in her life became of paramount importance. As Dedra recovered from surgery, she went back to her regular personal hygiene routine with...

Duration:00:29:09

JAMES DRURY Says You Can Never Know Enough People, The Art of Genuine Communication And An Offhand Comment Of His Opened Up New Doors, It Can For Others Too! - Mature Preneurs Talk

10/8/2018
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James Drury is powered with energy and creativity and started 3 companies after the age of 50. Working for a Medical Auction company assisting hospitals disposing of outdated and excess medical equipment, he used his 25 years of Medical Sales to explain to the management of hospitals what equipment had value and what equipment needed to be disposed of. During that time James obtained his Auctioneer License in Illinois, which propelled him into what he does now. In the craze of 2000, the...

Duration:00:33:58

SAS JACOBS Says When You Follow Your Passion, Your Dreams, You Need to Be Open to Change, & Learn to Be Flexible, She Had To Learn to Make Cheese, Keep Bees While Dealing With A Lot of Heavy Mud

10/7/2018
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Sas says her previous life as a software developer, being a published author of 7 books on programming and speaker at many International conferences on related topics, didn’t really prepare her for the life she longed for – a simple life in the country with her family chasing her dreams of one day opening a sustainable café on a large area of land in the country. Leaving city life for four years, Sas and her husband worked 7 days per week and fell into bed exhausted most nights. Overcoming...

Duration:00:30:47

ROSIE CHRISTOPHERSON Felt Sure It Was Possible to Combine a Small Business With Caring For Your Employees As Family, After Seeing So Many Companies Putting Profits Before People - Mature Preneurs Talk

9/30/2018
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Rosie Christopherson finally realized she had a quiet goal. The sad indictment she discovered while working for many years in human resources in Melbourne, established that quiet goal. Constantly seeing more and more greedy companies not putting people before profits, she was sure there had to be a better kinder way to conduct business. If she was to actually achieve that, it would mean living in a much less consumeristic way for her partner and herself plus making other life changes....

Duration:00:27:54

LILIANE GRACE Experienced a Totally Unexpected & Surprising Mid Life Turning Point That Has Affected Her Life Since – Positively – It Was a True Case of Life Imitating Art! - Mature Preneurs Talk

9/29/2018
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To say Liliane’s midlife turning point was an unusual one is an understatement. In Spring 2016 she was writing a novel alongside her students, in a course she was teaching and in the aftermath experienced some massive life changes. The novel was called WANTED: GREENER GRASS and was about a couple whose relationship had become flat and unsatisfying, and what they do about it. In the month after Liliane finished writing the book, she celebrated her 29th anniversary with her much-loved...

Duration:00:29:39

MERLE TEMPLE: To say Merle Temple’s story is unique is an understatement. His life has been extremely colourful in a strange way and his books exemplify the statement: truth is stranger than fiction!

9/27/2018
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Merle Temple is the author 4 books of the Michael Parker series: Deputy: Once Upon A Time in Mississippi, A Ghostly Shade of Pale, A Rented World, and The Redeemed: A Leap of Faith. A fifth book, Blood On The Ground, will be released in the fall (US winter) of 2018. Merle’s books chronicle a series of stranger than fiction historical events that only Merle could write about with such authenticity, because he lived them. His writing is so cinematic that a movie or TV series leaps off the...

Duration:00:38:49

BRANDON PEELE: Life Never Stands Still, No Matter How Low You Might Feel And Be, We Each Have A Higher Purpose That Is Waiting To Be Discovered, And It Can Even Be The Key To An Encore Career

9/24/2018
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Brandon Peele knows the hard way, the wonderful way, how life can change dramatically for the better if you work at it. He knows the pain of spending a quarter-century living someone else's life, which ultimately drove him to drugs, drink and prison. Therapy and a lot of searching and learning enabled him to find a connection to his purpose but as he says none gave him the bone-rattling clarity nor the grit to be unstoppable. He still had something he needed to discover which he did then...

Duration:00:30:04

JENNIFER NOEL TAYLOR Says Feeling Incredibly Trapped And Depressed At A Job That Pays The Bills While You Just Exist Is Not The Way to Live Your Life, Yet Sadly Many Do Live That Way, But Life Is So Unpredictable Yet Incredible As It Unfolds!

9/24/2018
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Working as a Software Engineer at a big company in San Diego, like many people, Jennifer felt trapped and depressed at a job that paid the bills yet innately she knew there was much more to her life. Many people feel the same way but don’t know what that direction is and live their life without fulfilling those feelings. On the bright side now there are ways to discover what your purpose might be. For Jennifer, to cope with the situation she studied bodywork and alternative healing and...

Duration:00:31:01

[Re-Upload] DEBS DE VRIES, SAYS IF YOU ARE WONDERING ABOUT YOUR FUTURE, NATURE HAS A GIFT FOR YOU, RECALIBRATE YOURSELF THEN IDENTIFY & GATHER ALL YOUR SKILLS TOGETHER WITH A NEW SENSE OF SELF, THEN YOU ARE READY TO MOVE FORWARD - Mature Preneurs Talk

9/20/2018
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At 48 years of age, Debs life flipped over and left her with a son, no viable career and suddenly premenopausal, she was in shock ‘menopause’ started so young for her! Not prepared for that, it took Debs 6 years of learning, experimenting and tears to manage her symptoms, but also to hear the lessons nature was teaching her. She slowly began to emerge with renewed strength, wisdom and vitality. During the 6-years Debs studied and became a Yoga teacher deepening her own spiritual training...

Duration:00:31:08

FRANCESCA CASSINI Suggests When You Really Follow Your Heart, Magic Happens Which is What Has Occurred to 6000 Over 50s Women Around The World – Who Have Become Wise Elder Women. Why ... Because They Learned To Believe In Themselves - Mature Preneurs Ta

9/17/2018
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Francesca’s stories of her earlier life are fascinating which you will hear on this podcast. Volunteering in wonderful locations and even one real job where she worked for a spiritual tour company that took her to the Amazon and Peru and was introduced to the healing power of Iowaska (a plant which has numerous other names). During this life phase Francesca had a big ah ah moment that truly touched her soul as she realised being immersed in nature was a needed ingredient for her...

Duration:00:34:12

STEPHANIE CUNNINGHAM Says Yoga is For Everyone And Is Out To Prove That Just As She is Out To Show You Can Reinvent Retirement Even When Retired - Mature Preneurs Talk

9/16/2018
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After touring around the world on the pushbike tour in 2000 which Stephanie Cunningham and her husband did for months, they arrived in Australia and ultimately decided to stay, only to be confronted with visa work restrictions. Unable to work, what do you do? It’s time to reinvent retirement and find another way to be productive and be involved in a venture that is extremely fulfilling in numerous ways. Before embarking on the pushbike tour Stephanie was a policy analyst, drafting...

Duration:00:27:39

KAREN ELY - With a Commitment to Issues Affecting Women Around The World Karen Has Touched Tens of Thousands of Women Through Her Work Which Provides Guidance, Support and Hope to Women Searching For a Safe Place To Stand

9/2/2018
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Karen Ely is a nationally recognized women’s retreat facilitator, inspirational speaker and author who has facilitated hundreds of personal growth programs for thousands of women in the United States, Canada, South America, Africa and Europe. Like everyone, there’s always an inspiring ‘back story’ and for Karen her personal journey has been from suburban housewife and mother to business owner, and her commitment to issues affecting women led her through a vibrant 30-year career in...

Duration:00:37:56

[PART 2] LYNN ROBINSON Says We Can All Learn How To Listen In To Our Inner GPS & As An Authority on Intuition, Writing 7 Books On The Topic, Is An Active Speaker Talking About The Many Ways Intuition Communicates Its Wisdom

9/2/2018
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Lynn Robinson’s lives and breathes the topic of Intuition. As a leading world authority, bestselling author and international speaker on the topic of developing and trusting your intuition, she teaches how to tap into the power of your “Inner GPS.” Throughout the two Podcasts, you will gain an insight into her skills and knowledge on the topic. Like so many people who are bored with their current job or work, before embarking into the world of Intuition much as she wanted to, Lynn was...

Duration:01:03:55

[PART 1] LYNN ROBINSON Says We Can All Learn How To Listen In To Our Inner GPS & As An Authority on Intuition, Writing 7 Books On The Topic, Is An Active Speaker Talking About The Many Ways Intuition Communicates Its Wisdom

9/2/2018
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Lynn Robinson’s lives and breathes the topic of Intuition. As a leading world authority, bestselling author and international speaker on the topic of developing and trusting your intuition, she teaches how to tap into the power of your “Inner GPS.” Throughout the two Podcasts, you will gain an insight into her skills and knowledge on the topic. Like so many people who are bored with their current job or work, before embarking into the world of Intuition much as she wanted to, Lynn was...

Duration:00:52:13

KAREN CHASTON Asks, If You Are The Only Person You Will Spend Your Entire Life With, Why Do You Put Yourself Last And Give Up On Your Dreams? And, When You Drift Apart From The Real You, Life Does Not Work. So What’s the Solution?

8/30/2018
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Karen Chaston was CFO of an Australian publicly listed company, so you would think that life would be pretty sweet. After all, isn’t rising to the top in your chosen field, what defines you as being successful? Many people think it is. For Karen, the constant effort of juggling work, family, the big house and cars, and the stress was taking its toll on her even before tragedy struck when her son unexpectedly and suddenly died at a young age. After a break, Karen went straight back to work,...

Duration:00:58:10

Dr Robert N Lussier’s innovative insights helps over 50’s and others, succeed in entrepreneurial ventures, as he says they are uniquely poised to understand the burgeoning and lucrative Boomer Economy.

8/22/2018
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A business, management and publishing expert with more than 20 years experience based on his bestselling books, Dr Lussier has been a prolific author of 444+ publications a remarkable achievement. His innovative insights help those succeed in entrepreneurial ventures, especially those over 50, as they are uniquely poised to understand the burgeoning and lucrative Boomer Economy. Dr Lussier has been published in many academic journals and numerous other journals. Testament to all that over...

Duration:00:33:43

Deanne Hardwick alias Deezelmama – Suggests Your First 50 Years Has Given You The Skills & Licence Needed For The Next 50 Where Daring To Be Different is Open To Your Imagination

8/16/2018
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In her 51st year Deezelmama, Birthed A Record Label Named Underfoot. Born out of her frustration that the fabulous music her Producer husband was creating wasn’t being released. Deanne recognised the artists were struggling to take their music to the next step, while working day jobs and playing nights, in an industry full of fads, bright new things, and everchanging approaches to how music is delivered and distributed. Possessing a quick mind, unique skills, lots of available time, De as...

Duration:00:32:21

DEBORAH BREINING – Says ‘What Do I Want To Do Next’ Is A Common Cry of Many People Retiring in Mid Life, & Offers 4 Tips To Those Looking For An Entrepreneurial Pursuit: Do What You Love, Do It With a Twist And Look For Customers In Unlikely Places

8/12/2018
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Shortly after retiring Deb began thinking what she wanted to do next, and it didn’t take long for an idea to emerge. Inspiration can emerge from any day-to-day activity just keep your ‘senses’ open, and watching a TV Program “Say Yes to the Dress” she said, “I love weddings, I love cosplay (costume play), am a self-proclaimed “geeky girl,” I love sci/fi, comic book, fantasy, steam punk, all vastly different from her former job as a Senior Executive with the US Federal Government. Not wasting...

Duration:00:28:35

DR JOHN MCGRAIL, Suggests When Life Sends You An Unexpected ‘Curve Ball’ It’s Time For Considerable Personal Reflection And Introspection About ‘What’s Next In Life,’ Whatever That Is, Life is Supposed to be Fun!

8/11/2018
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Dr John McGrail the renowned clinical hypnotherapist, success coach, spirituality teacher, is the founder and president of A Better You, Inc. and a leading media expert on the topic of personal improvement. His book, The Synthesis Effect, (Career Press) shares and teaches his unique Synthesis techniques for creating personal change and transformation, quickly and profoundly, which result in him receiving rave reviews and media coverage. As with so many over 50’s who started their work life...

Duration:00:30:10