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Episode 56: Repeat Performance

9/23/2018
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While getting ready for the recent dance showcase, I realized how important it is to keep practicing. The more you practice, the more the activity becomes ingrained in your mind. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Be Great TODAY is part of Weekly Awesome (https://weeklyawesome.com/) and Dragon Powered Studios (https://dragonpoweredstudio.eu/).

Duration:00:02:45

Episode 55: Missing the Goal

9/16/2018
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I missed my step goal last Sunday. I look at my reaction to that, as well as what achieving my goal for 945 days in a row did for me. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Be Great TODAY is part of Weekly Awesome (https://weeklyawesome.com/) and Dragon Powered Studios (https://dragonpoweredstudio.eu/).

Duration:00:02:54

Episode 54: Good Intentions - Sometimes Not So Good For You

9/9/2018
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Fiber One Bars can be good for you, and they can be healthy. Just....not in all circumstances. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Be Great TODAY is part of Weekly Awesome (https://weeklyawesome.com/). The Weekly Awesome bumper is by Pat Krane (http://www.patkrane.com/). Learn how to launch your own podcast with Pat's free guide at Podcast Launchpad (http://www.podcastlaunchpad.com/)!

Duration:00:03:16

Episode 53: Ordinary - The Importance of the Small Things

9/2/2018
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One of my mentors, Jonathan Brush, told me the phrase "Be Extraordinary in the Ordinary" back in March. This has stuck with me. The importance of the small things, sometimes the things we overlook. New sidewalk https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/5/5198f30c-ad25-4ee6-8205-53bd50abcf87/dvk-RVne.jpg The new sidewalk Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Be Great TODAY is part of Weekly Awesome (https://weeklyawesome.com/). The...

Duration:00:04:27

Episode 52: Reflections From the Podcast Studio

8/26/2018
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Today is the day of the annual dance studio showcase. That means it has been almost 1 year of Be Great TODAY. I reflect on what that year has taught me regarding consistency, writer’s block, risks and the big picture. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:38

Episode 51: Having A Creative Outlet

8/19/2018
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Having a creative outlet is a great way to feed your passion in something. I talk about why I believe having a creative outlet has been beneficial for me. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:26

Episode 50: Experience - The Way to Get Better

8/12/2018
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What is the best way to get better at something? I found that I believe it is experience. Information and skill can only go so far, but it comes down to the practice of experience. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:05:16

Episode 49: Imposter Syndrome - Fighting That Negative Voice

8/5/2018
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In everything I do, there is a voice that speaks to me. It tells me that I can’t do something, causes me to doubt my ability. As I’ve talked with friends and family, I feel this voice speaks to more people than just me. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:39

Episode 48: Why YOU Should Start a Podcast

7/29/2018
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You have a unique perspective on the world. I believe YOU should start a podcast! Starting a podcast is a great way to build your communication skills and your confidence. It also allows your voice to be heard by many people. This is based on the Persuasive Presentation I made for college. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:05:29

Episode 47: Keep Working Those Long Nights

7/22/2018
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Dave Jackson (http://davidjackson.org/) and Scott Johnson (https://www.frogpants.com/) are being inducted into the Acadamy of Podcasters Hall of Fame (http://academyofpodcasters.com/hall-of-fame/) this year! Think about the MANY long nights they've had to work to get to this point. I want to encourage us to keep working those long nights. I talked about this concept in Issue 46 of The Awesome Gnome Letter, (http://archive.aweber.com/awlist4763241/Gfo60) my weekly newsletter to the Blizzard...

Duration:00:04:06

Episode 46: Hearing Voices - The Lessons of Voice Acting

7/15/2018
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What is it like to take on different characters? Become someone else? How can voice acting help if your current career is different? I interviewed Skune of Slackers Studio Podcast (https://www.slackersstudio.co.uk/) on what they have learned from their lifelong calling to be a voice actor. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:12:30

Episode 45: Accountability with Avoiding the Sweets

7/8/2018
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I have been working to maintain my weight loss. One thing that has helped me avoid the sweets is asking for accountability from those around me. I need others to help me, I can’t do it by myself. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:03:18

Episode 44: Just Do It - The Bucksnort Story

7/1/2018
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Have you ever wanted to write a book? I know many people who tell me they wish they could or that they want to. Jim York and Craig Roberts did, they didn’t go to college for writing and their editor loved the book! Here is the Bucksnort story. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Special Guest: James E York III.

Duration:00:15:10

Episode 43: Just Keep Dancing

6/24/2018
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What happens when things don’t go according to plan? What happens when we try new things and they aren’t going smoothly? We just keep dancing. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:38

Episode 42: Long-Lasting Influence

6/17/2018
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This past week I was a volunteer at VBS. This was a time for me to reflect on the long-lasting influence of teachers, family, YMCA staff, VBS leaders of my youth, camp counselors and more. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:06:00

Episode 41: From Awkward to Competent

6/10/2018
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I was at a restaurant recently and there was a new employee. I watched how they worked compared to the more seasoned employees. What does experience teach us about going from awkward to competent? Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:32

Episode 40: My Experience at the 3 Day Startup in San Antonio

6/3/2018
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Back in 2013, I was given the chance to participate in the 3 Day Startup at the Geekdom in San Antonio, Texas. I wrote a blog post in 2013 on my experience at the event. I wanted to share it this week. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:05:04

Episode 39: Yanny or Laurel - A Matter of Perspective

5/27/2018
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The Yanny or Laurel internet sensation was fascinating to me. The same audio was heard differently by each individual. What does this potentially mean for other things in life? I look at the situation as a matter of perspective. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:03:48

Episode 38: Take Time to Smell the Coffee

5/20/2018
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As I’m sitting here, sipping my coffee that I got on my walk, it made me think about taking time to smell the coffee. Taking time to walk for coffee, and just be away. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:20

Episode 37: Add Some Flair - Making Your Actions Fun

5/13/2018
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This past week I ate at Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse. While I was there, I was mesmerized by the chef cooking the food in front of us. The whole time, I was just mesmerized by their cooking. An action we don’t typically see publicly at a restaurant, and it was amazing just to watch. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today

Duration:00:04:34