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Episode 64: A Willingness to Fail

11/18/2018
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Pedro Seminario, the Sound Supervisor at Blizzard, mentioned the phrase "Willingness to Fail" at a sound design panel at BlizzCon 2018. This phrase has stuck with me, as it embodies so much about creativity. That ability to risk failing, to hopefully achieve something better. 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...

Duration:00:03:43

Episode 63: Overthinking

11/11/2018
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There are times I overthink. This is when I'm thinking about something so much that I think over it so much. That is what happens when I overthink. I can think so much that I think over it too much. That would be what is termed overthinking. Have you ever thought of something so much that you just think and think on it? I have definitely done that...I'm doing that right now. Have an AWESOME week! Check out our website at http://Be-Great.TODAY. Email me at podcast@be-great.today Be Great...

Duration:00:04:14

Episode 62: Sing Your Heart Out

11/4/2018
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I attended a Drama Club performance a week ago. What amazed me most was the bravery of the kids to sing their hearts out. They did not let fear stop them. 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:00:04:19

Episode 61: Opportunities For Learning

10/28/2018
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Every problem can be met with frustration, or it can be an opportunity for learning. I find this is so true in my life. 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:00:03:33

Episode 60: Can’t Go Back Again

10/21/2018
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Thinking back on reunions and trying to revisit earlier moments in our lives. We can't go back, we can only move forward with what we gained from those experiences. 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:00:03:53

Episode 59: Carry on - The Power of a Tradition

10/14/2018
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In 1932, Zedo Ishikawa's accidental death inspiried the tradition of "Carry on". This is a powerful tradition and legacy that has brought together generations of students at Mesa High.

Duration:00:02:22

Episode 58: Don’t Forget to Drink Water

10/7/2018
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With how busy we can get, it is important to take care of ourselves. In this episode, I talk about hydration and how it can be something that can be overlooked in my life, and the consequences of that. 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:00:03:39

Episode 57: Refinement ON the Journey

9/30/2018
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Everything requires constant refinement. We could wait to start until we have it all figured out, but then we may never begin. It’s about improving ON the journey. 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:00:03:53

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