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Episode 14: Dr. Grant Cornwell

This week Episode 14 is with my friend Grant Cornwell. I was blessed to get to know Grant while I was serving as Interim Dean of The Chapel at Rollins College and he came to be the 15th President of Rollins. Grant Cornwell took office as president of Rollins College in July 2015, following eight years as president of The College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio. Nationally recognized for his work in defining liberal learning in a global environment, Cornwell serves on the Council on Foreign...


Episode 13: Micki Meyer

Episode 13 features one of the sweetest souls that I am lucky to call my friend, Micki Meyer from Rollins College here in Winter Park, FL. From Winter Park Magazine when she was named one of our city's "Most Influential People" last year: Rollins College students who find rewarding opportunities to learn and serve beyond campus owe at least some of their good fortune to Micki Meyer, the Lord Family assistant vice president for student affairs — community (an endowed chair). Meyer...


Episode 12: Cathy O'Grady

Episode 12 features a remarkable woman from Boston, Cathy O'Grady. Cathy began a philanthropic foundation in memory of her Mother, whose name was Sophia, that she called "Sofia's Angels." Cathy focuses on doing random acts of kindness (RAOK) all over the Boston area and she has made lasting and positive impacts on the lives of many - a great deal of whom will never know it was her that did it for them. Cathy says this was what her Mother was like - a woman that gave so much for the people...


Episode 11: Randy Cantrell

This week, I welcome my new friend and a simply wonderful guy, Mr. Randy Cantrell from Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. I found Randy originally on YouTube from a tour he gave of his Podast studio as I was looking for inspiration for mine, and from there I discovered his wonderful Podcast, Leaning Toward Wisdom. Randy has also had a lifetime in the corporate world and now is a mentor and coach for CEO's and business executives all over the world through the Bula Network, LLC. Randy is accomplished,...


Episode 10: Betsy Gardner Eckbert

This week, for the 10th episode of the 5 x 15 I welcome my friend Betsy Gardner Eckbert. Betsy is the President and CEO of the Chamber Of Commerce of Winter Park, FL. She is a native of Winter Park who attended the University of Florida and had been working in London before coming back to Winter Park to be such a positive influence on our city. Betsy is a person of seemingly endless energy and drive, and her thoughts on Joy are truly inspired and she speaks them with a conviction that is...


Episode 9: Peg Cornwell

This week, my guest is Peg Cornwell. I came to know Peg when she and her husband Grant came to Winter Park as Grant became the newest President of Rollins College. Peg is an incredibly driven, involved and BUSY person who also has a remarkable life story. She is Associate to the President for College and Community Relations at Rollins, and in that capacity I see her literally all over the place in Winter Park. She holds a Masters in Counseling and Human Development from St. Lawrence...


Episode 8: Steve Fitch

This episode Shawn welcomes Steve Fitch from Toronto, CA. Steve is creator and director of "The Star Wars Reporter" and so we get to dive into Joy in terms of our favorite films: "Star Wars" and "Lord Of The Rings." Steve is a wonderful soul...this is a great episode and I hope you'll enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed talking with him!


Episode 7: Peter Goral

This week Shawn welcomes friend, Social Media Strategist and gifted Artist Peter Goral from Toronto, CA. A man of immense talent, grace, humor and selflessness, Peter works to help companies achieve the goal of finding their identity in the Social Media Marketplace through helping to identify their identity through the Calling Card of their online branding. To learn more about Peter find him on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, and his art site. Enjoy this spirited...


Episode 6: Cliff Ravenscraft "The Podcast Answer Man"

In December 2005, Cliff began podcasting as a hobby. One year later, he launched where he has since helped tens of thousands of individuals and organizations successfully launch a podcast through one-on-one coaching and online courses. If you were to look at the top 100 podcasts in the business category of iTunes, more than 50 of these shows were created by clients who have been trained by Cliff. Today, Cliff focuses on his role as a business and life coach. He...


Episode 5: Tobias Barrington Wolff

This week, my very special guest is a friend from my childhood, Tobias Barrington Wolff. He is a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a civil rights lawyer, and an LGBTQ rights advocate who was instrumental in working with President Obama on LGBT law and policy during the Obama Administration. Always articulate, intelligent and insightful, I'm delighted to have my old friend share his thoughts on Joy with all of us for this episode.


Episode 4: Chris Dancy

For Episode 4 of "The 5 x 15 Podcast" Shawn welcomes Chris Dancy. Health and wellness pioneer, healthcare technology leader and entreprenuer, Chris is frequently referred to as 'the world's most connected human." He has been featured on the cover of Businessweek and as "patient zero in the digital healthcare revolution" for the Showtime documentary "Dark Net." He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, the BBC, Fox News and Wired. His forthcoming manifesto and autobiography via...


Episode 3: John Dominic Crossan

On this episode of "The 5 x 15 Podcast" Shawn welcomes world-renowned author, scholar and theologian John Dominic Crossan to answer the 5 questions. John Dominic's resume is extensive, with book, television and academic accomplishments that span decades of work. He is one of the premiere experts on the Historical Jesus and has published close to 30 books. Dom (as he's known to his friends) came and sat with Shawn at First Congregational Church Of Winter Park, FL where Shawn in Senior...


Episode 2: Livingston Taylor

This week, Shawn welcomes special guest Livingston Taylor to the 5 x 15 Podcast. Livingston has had a 50-year career in music that is still going strong, as well as being an educator at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA since 1989. Listen as Livingston shares his thoughts on "Joy" as he and Shawn engage in the 5 x 15 format: 5 questions, 1 topic, 15 minutes.


Episode 1: Ben Cross

British actor Ben Cross ("Chariots Of Fire," "Star Trek," "The Citadel," "The Far Pavilions") joins Rev. Shawn Garvey to talk about "Joy" for the 5 x 15 format: 5 questions on 1 topic in 15 minutes.