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The Changed Podcast

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Featuring guests you care about, sharing stories from their lives about what it means to change, be changed and face change in life.

Featuring guests you care about, sharing stories from their lives about what it means to change, be changed and face change in life.


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Featuring guests you care about, sharing stories from their lives about what it means to change, be changed and face change in life.




Episode 20: Jen Ables and the Difference Between Success and Happiness

Jen Ables shares the importance of separating career and interests from self through two extremely personal examples that demonstrate how dramatically everything can change.


Episode 19: Reshanda Yates Shares Her Journey with (no longer) Binge Eating

In this episode of the show, you'll meet Reshanda Yates, whose goal is to empower women to be confident, love their bodies and love their relationships with food. She is also the host of "Better Late Than Never" a podcast on


Episode 18: Andrew Williams, Leadership Enthusiast, Coach, Author and EXPERIMENTER

Andrew Williams, the author of book: 'Survive and Thrive: 120 Ideas to Cultivate Your Leadership Agility,' is a leadership enthusiast, facilitator and coach who first and foremost considers himself an experimenter in life. In this episode Andrew shares some of the results of his more recent experiments and offers an important perspective on the change process for all of us.


Episode 17: Mimi Bishop and Jackie Ghedine, from the Make Your Life Magnificent Podcast

In this dual-guest episode Mimi Bishop and Jackie Ghedine their thoughts on the impact of our thoughts, what energy leadership is and how we can make choices about how we show up, as well as their own stories of moments from their lives where the understanding of the world and their relationships changed as a result of important loss, or fear of loss.


Episode 16: Madeleine Ryan, Author of “A Room Called Earth”

In this episode of the Changed Podcast, Madeleine Ryan, author of "A Room Called Earth" shares her view of the world, and the beauty that is life and being alive on this planet. Her story of pivot focuses on the moment when she committed to being a writer, and offers inspiration to those who don't quite feel like they have fully embraced who they truly are in the world just yet.

Episode 15: Rediscover Your Play with Jeff Harry

What's cooler than cool? Not being cool. That's according to Jeff Harry in this episode of the Changed Podcast. Jeff is an international speaker who has presented at conferences such as INBOUND, SXSW, and Australia’s Pausefest, showing audiences how major issues in the workplace can be solved using play. While we spend most of our time pretending to be important, serious grownups, it's when we let go of that facade and just play, that the real magic happens. Fully embracing your own nerdy...


Episode 14: The Cheerful Mind, Apryl Zarate Schlueter

This week features Apryl Zarate Schlueter. She is the Chief Energy! Officer of The Cheerful Mind, Inc. – a personal empowerment and lifestyle brand that is committed to cultivating REAL confidence and success through productivity, passion, and play. Her superpower is creating customized solutions to help people and organizations FOCUS on WHAT TRULY MATTERS.


Episode 13: Science! Dr. Gerald T. Nepom M.D., Ph.D. Director of the Immune Tolerance Network

In this episode it's Gerald T. Nepom M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Immune Tolerance Network and former director of Benaroya Research Institute! As part of the direct COVID response efforts, Jerry has plenty of thoughts to share on curiosity, change, flexibility, and science!


Episode 12: Melissa Thornley, Executive Coach and Consultant

Instead of asking Melissa Thornley what she does, it's much better to ask what hasn't she done! From burlesque to executive coaching, Melissa is a woman of many talents, a lot of fascinating experiences and a journey that continues to unfold. When I asked her "what are your feelings about change," it was no surprise that the answer came back, "I thrive on it!"


Episode 11: Improviser, Shannon Stott!

Shannon Stott, happens to be one of the most delightful people you will ever meet. She and her husband Gus have been making the world a better place on Shannon's YouTube channel by delightfully 'destroying' improv together. In this episode, Shannon shares an internal moment of pivot from her teenage years living abroad


Episode 10: Lou Radja, Motivational Speaker and Social Entrepreneur

Motivational speaker Lou Radja shares his thoughts on 'dancing in the rain,' on being part of the complicated tapestry of human experience, and on finding the intersection of success and significance.


Episode 9: Founder of Breakthrough Play, Gary Ware

Gary Ware shares the story of how he came to be the founder of Breakthrough Play on this week's episode of the Changed Podcast. Like many of my guests Gary Ware has years of experience on stage as an improv performer. And like many of the improvisers I know (myself included) thought initially of improv as "just a hobby." However, after experiencing burnout in his pursuit for success and happiness, he realized that what was missing was Play.


Episode 8: Actor, Writer, Todd Stashwick

Actor and writer, Todd Stashwick shares his views on Styx, on becoming who you already are, and on the scar tissue that forms to make us stronger following abrupt and dramatic moments of change.


Episode 7: Writer, Animator and Head of Story on Sony Pictures Animation’s Feature ‘Connected,’ Guillermo Martinez

Writer, animator and Head of Story on Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming feature film Connected, Guillermo Martinez shares his story of leaving everything he knew behind, so that he could make all of his dreams come true.


Episode 6: Dr. Rick Brinkman President of the AANP, Best-selling Author, and Motivational Speaker

In this episode, AANP President, best-selling author and motivational speaker, Dr. Rick Brinkman shares the story of his intuition-guided journey from New York to Oregon and how it is he came to be on the path he is on.


Episode 5: Confidence and Relationship Coach, Nadine Montaghami

This week confidence and relationship coach Nadine Montaghami shares her harrowing tale of survival, which 8 years ago, opened up a world of possibility for Nadine, through an unexpected "ah-ha moment." This wake-up call was the spark that changed everything.


Episode 4 Retired Air Force Reserve Medic, Applied Improv Coach and Two-Time Testicular Cancer Survivor, BJ Lange

Most people know BJ Lange for his dynamism and his charismatic demeanor as a host, actor and comedic improviser. BJ has been seen on MTV, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central. But BJ is also a retired USAF Reserve medic, who following a career (and life) altering diagnosis while on active orders, became enrolled in the Air Force Wounded Warrior program (AFW2).


BONUS! Host Becomes Guest with BJ Lange

As the host of a podcast centered on change, I am used to a bit of surprise... BUT when BJ Lange turned the tables on me and suddenly I was the guest, I was delighted!


Episode 3 Best Selling Author and NMI President, Dr Rick Kirschner

Dr Rick Kirschner shares thoughts on change, opportunity, "nobody else being available," and this moment in history...


Episode 2 Guest Mo Daviau – Author of the novel, Every Anxious Wave

Episode 2 features Author, Mo Daviau talking about her career as a writer. It’s easy to view people’s accomplishments from the outside and say “wow, they really made it!” when behind those achievements lives a mix of blood, sweat, hard work, good luck, and heartbreak.... AND there is no way of knowing how much of each, and in what order.