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A Podcast About Interesting People, Personal Growth and Being Wrong. Host Curt Carstensen talks with people that have positively impacted his life and people that have an interesting story to tell. The show explores the human tendency of being wrong and gives guests and listeners an opportunity to share an action they have taken to make lives better.

A Podcast About Interesting People, Personal Growth and Being Wrong. Host Curt Carstensen talks with people that have positively impacted his life and people that have an interesting story to tell. The show explores the human tendency of being wrong and gives guests and listeners an opportunity to share an action they have taken to make lives better.
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A Podcast About Interesting People, Personal Growth and Being Wrong. Host Curt Carstensen talks with people that have positively impacted his life and people that have an interesting story to tell. The show explores the human tendency of being wrong and gives guests and listeners an opportunity to share an action they have taken to make lives better.

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English


Episodes

An Introspective Conversation with Beth Benti

1/18/2019
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Curt Carstensen speaks with Beth Benti about some of the efforts she is making to have a positive impact on the world and the people she comes in contact with as well as actions she is taking to grow as a person. Beth is originally from Ethiopia and shares some experiences from her childhood. Plus, in the "Being Wrong" segment, Beth describes how what she was wrong about relates to "ubuntu". Follow Beth's motivational Instagram account called Journey Driver. Follow "People I Know Show"...

Duration:01:19:25

Stories in Sportscasting and Life with Ron Johnson

1/11/2019
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Former sports broadcaster Ron Johnson joins Curt Carstensen to tell stories from his memorable sportscasting career and lessons learned, as well the unusual way these St. Cloud State University alumni began to know each other. Other stories include how Ron was the inspiration for Curt's "30 for 30" and the two times in Ron's life that he was star struck. Plus, Ron shares why he was wrong about "church" in the "Being Wrong" segment. Learn more about Ron's Real Estate Brokerage, Crosstown...

Duration:01:19:10

Overcoming Behavior Problems with Dave, Molly and Ethan Berg

1/4/2019
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In episode 12, Curt Carstensen has conversations with Dave and Molly Berg and their 13-year-old son Ethan regarding the challenges they face because of his extreme behavior problems. As mentioned during the episode, you can view Ethan's YouTube channel. Also, "High Aspirations, Low Expectations" is attributed to Mark Weber. See a video and link to his book, "Tell My Sons". Follow the "People I Know Show" pages on Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:01:18:09

Family History, DNA and More with Ryan Baron

12/28/2018
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While home for Christmas, Curt Carstensen chats with his first best friend, Ryan Baron. Some of the topics discussed include genealogy and family history DNA and how that led to a discovery in Ryan's family tree, Ryan's career in education, his work with Emergency Medical Services and much more. Follow the "People I Know Show" pages on Facebook and Instagram to see photos, videos and interact with the show.

Duration:01:32:47

Hypnotic Cruising and Much More with Brad Blaha

12/21/2018
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Curt and new friend Brad Blaha discuss their recent Caribbean Cruise, Brad's hypnotic experience, Flat Earth, pretending to be someone we're not and more, including why Brad was wrong about alcohol. Be sure to follow the "People I Know Show" pages on Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:01:18:15

RIP Josh Torgeson

12/20/2018
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If you have not followed my Facebook pages and have not heard another way, I'm sorry to have to say that my good friend, and guest in episode nine, Josh Torgeson, died in an automobile crash on December 6th. This short episode is my best attempt to transition back to normal content beginning with episode ten, tomorrow. Click here for my original Facebook post after Josh's death. Click here for the video I shared while on the cruise. Thanks for continued support of "People I Know...

Duration:00:05:27

A Philosophical Conversation while "Driving with Josh" Torgeson

12/7/2018
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Curt and Josh tackle a range of philosophical topics while driving around the Twin Cities. Some of the topics include procrastination, free will, death/suicide, immediate gratification, and wrongness. Click the link to watch the Ted Talk given by Wait But Why writer Tim Urban, which was referenced during the procrastination discussion. Be sure to follow "People I Know Show" on Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:01:23:07

A Perspective from "Generation Z" with AJ Torfin

11/30/2018
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Curt's 15-year-old nephew AJ Torfin offers the perspective of someone born in the 21st century. Curt and AJ were roommates, literally, a few years ago, which plays into the dynamic of their relationship. AJ explains why his biggest challenge involves electronics and why he was wrong about having conversations. See photos and stay connected with "People I Know Show" on Facebook and Instagram.

Duration:00:58:07

Opposing Viewpoints and Perspectives with Blessing Okon

11/23/2018
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Blessing Okon offers opposing viewpoints to Curt's way of thinking within their friendship. Blessing brings a perspective of someone originally from Nigeria that has been living in the United States for many years. Blessing explains why she was wrong about depression. The beginning of the discussion was prompted by an episode of the "Waking Up Podcast" with Sam Harris talking with Bart Ehrman. Follow "People I Know Show" and see photos of Curt, Blessing and all other guests on Facebook...

Duration:01:39:28

Finance and Atheism with Phil Ferguson

11/16/2018
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Phil Ferguson of "The Phil Ferguson Show" shares his expertise and thoughts on personal finance and financial planning. He also shares the story of why he left religion. In the "Being Wrong" segment, Phil explains why he was wrong about psychics. Find Phil Ferguson and "The Phil Ferguson Show" on Facebook or @skepticmoney on Twitter. Take advantage of Phil's generous offer by emailing him at phil@polarisfinancialplanning.com. Click here to listen to his podcast or search "The Phil...

Duration:00:49:37

Growing Up in Two Continents with Vina Chalice

11/9/2018
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Vina Chalice describes her life which began for 13 years in the United States before moving to Hong Kong. Vina discusses her holistic work with Healing Clouds. Curt does a reading with Oracle Cards and recalls that Vina encouraged him to say "and" instead of "but". Vina says she was wrong about her thinking about the homeless. Find Vina on instagram. Learn more about Healing Clouds on facebook or healingclouds.com. Watch a Healing Clouds video with Vina on YouTube. Save 25% on Healing...

Duration:01:07:21

Race, Religion and Sexual Orientation with John Hadden, Part 2

11/2/2018
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In part two of the conversation, longtime friend John Hadden helps Curt Carstensen navigate through his vision, which is to end the suffering related to race, religion and sexual orientation. In this episode, John and Curt talk about their religious upbringing and departure from religion. They also discuss their perspectives on sexual orientation. In the "Being Wrong" segment, John explains his conundrum with paper and plastic. Like/follow People I Know Show on facebook and instagram....

Duration:00:52:33

Race, Religion and Sexual Orientation with John Hadden, Part 1

10/26/2018
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In part one of the conversation, longtime friend John Hadden helps Curt Carstensen navigate through his vision, which is to "End the suffering related to race, religion and sexual orientation." Race and religion are discussed in this episode. Part two will go further into religion as well as sexual orientation. Like/follow People I Know Show on facebook and instagram. Email the show at peopleiknowshow@gmail.com.

Duration:00:42:58

Personal Growth with Big Brother Chuck Carstensen

10/18/2018
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Brothers Curt and Chuck Carstensen talk about their upbringing on the farm, efforts each has made in personal growth, and being wrong. Some of the personal growth has been influenced by working with Michael Bernoff and by being part of Toastmasters. Learn more about Chuck or the Carstensen Team - Re/Max Results on facebook or at MNHomeShop.com. Follow Michael Bernoff on facebook or through his website michaelbernoff.com. Learn about Toastmasters.

Duration:00:54:03

The Adventures of Curt and George

10/2/2018
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In the first episode of the podcast, Curt Carstensen tells a story of change and elevation because of his friendship and adventures with George Sirbasku. George gives his philosophies on life and explains what he was wrong about. Some powerful quotes from this episode include: "You can't want to travel. You either travel or you don't." -Curt "My Plan 'A' should be bold enough that I need a Plan 'B'". -George "I can't come this far and not do it. What does that say about me? What does...

Duration:01:31:32