The Game Changer Podcast

The Game Changer Podcast

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136: It’s time to get rid of the “clutter” that is holding you back.
Jan 10 • 4 min
Well, here we are at the start of the first full week of the new year! How are the new resolutions, the new ways of thinking, and the new habits going? If you are still dabbling your toes in the pool of change, and unsure if carrot juice, a yoga class, or…
133: What is your “4 minute mile” goal for 2020?
Jan 1 • 10 min
Happy New Year! Before you commit to your 2020 goals, make sure that you aren’t limiting yourself by what you think is impossible. In this episode, I discuss the impact of Roger Bannister who on May 6th, 1954 was the first person in history to break the…
132: Wow! That was one long hiatus!
Dec 31, 2019 • 10 min
Hello and almost Happy New Year! I thought long and hard about how I wanted this kick-off show to go. Better said, how I want this next decade and chapter to go. One thing that’s certain, is that I will be transparent about the good and bad, and do…
131: What Happens When You Realize The Coolest Person In The Room Is… Your Mom!?!?
May 12, 2017 • 18 min
Happy Mother’s Day! I am blessed to have an amazing mom, and I am the mom of two incredible daughters. And as much as I look forward to this day each year, there has not been a time where I really had to reevaluate what it means to be a “great mom” as I…
130: After Being On The Road Again, I’m Back!
May 6, 2017 • 10 min
After a three month hiatus, I am so happy to be back! Lots of new and exciting things coming up. I hope you tune in to the next few upcoming episodes where I will be letting you know about everything headed your way. Some of the exciting events coming up…
129: When Mindfulness Meets A Self-Serving Fork In The Road…
Feb 10, 2017 • 13 min
Mindfulness. There are magazines, blogs, books, and hundreds of courses available on this topic. I have also recorded several podcasts about this, as well. Yet while I was in London at a conference, I had the opportunity to view mindfulness in a whole new…
128: Perspectives On Meditation, Consciousness, And Your Next Social Media Post
Jan 30, 2017 • 40 min
I think most people when faced with a situation that feels much larger than us, have felt, “What impact can I truly have?” So we go through life believing that our thoughts, our words, or our actions, have no consequence in the big picture. If that’s the…
127: What Does It Mean To Be Truly Present?
Jan 25, 2017 • 17 min
I think it’s fair to say that most people would consider themselves being “present” whenever they are in a conversation with someone. They were there, they heard that the other person was talking, so they can check that box. However, there is a big…
126: Live From India, Please Join Me On The Journey
Jan 21, 2017 • 16 min
If you have EVER considered traveling to a location that is far away, a place you know little about, and is different from every aspect of your current life… make 2017 the year you do just that. There is such tremendous value when you can gain perspective…
125: Misinterpretations, Traveling To India, And Losing It Over The Pet Of The Week
Jan 12, 2017 • 17 min
Have you ever wondered how many times you “got it wrong?” This includes interpreting a text the wrong way, an email, or what someone said. And it doesn’t stop there. Once we assign meaning to that communication, we start passing judgement about the person…
124: The First Step in Goal Setting – Mindset.
Jan 3, 2017 • 42 min
First of all, thank you to everyone who supported me in getting my first book, Fate, Destiny, and The Power of Free Will on Amazon’s Best Seller list in Philosophy, on New Year’s Eve! I could not be more appreciative or grateful. This also allowed me to…
123: The Power Of Messengers… The Recurring Message of 2016
Dec 28, 2016 • 21 min
I think we have all have had that moment where we have felt the perfect person came to us, just at the right time. They helped us see things in a different a light, offered the help when we needed it, or connected us with a resource that we were lacking.…
122: Kick Off To “Pet Adoption Thursday”, Meet Darby…
Dec 16, 2016 • 4 min
Meet Darby (A1487309)! This adorable girl is very affectionate and loves being loved by you! She has great energy, loves to play with her squeaky ball and has a sweet and friendly personality. Darby is very playful and outgoing, but she needs to be the…
121: My Take-Away From Date With Destiny, with Tony Robbins
Dec 15, 2016 • 12 min
It is hard to narrow down what my greatest take-away was from this year’s Date with Destiny event, as the six days (that each went till 2am) was jam packed with incredible information! However there was commonality between all six days, which was the…
120: The Most Meaningful Gift You Could Give This Holiday Season, with OC Animal Care, Game Changers
Dec 12, 2016 • 25 min
On today’s episode of The Game Changer Podcast, I speak with Crystal Traczyk, and Jessica Novillo, the Outreach Team Supervisor for the Orange County Animal Care facility. We talk about how to choose the perfect pet for YOUR lifestyle, as every breed and…
119: Tony Robbins, Animal Shelters, And Re-Igniting Your Passion…
Dec 8, 2016 • 8 min
What do you think of when you think of New Year’s resolutions and goal setting? Most of us think about tweaking what we eat- for the better, or maybe exercising more often. But in this episode I am asking you to consider much bigger things. The things…
118: Don’t Let The Music Die Inside You, With Bree Noble, Game Changer
Dec 5, 2016 • 28 min
Bree Noble is a talented singer/songwriter, speaker and music business coach who is passionate about sharing her story and helping others. Her musical focus is not just her own music, but helping quality musicians promote their music through her unique…
117: Trees With Deep Roots And The Infamous Spaghetti Loaf…
Dec 1, 2016 • 14 min
Have you ever wanted to make a great first impression, and instead it was an epic fail? As I have said many times, it’s not the event, rather how you deal with the event- that defines you. We all have been in that place; made plans, visualized how…
116: How To Find Your “True North” By Trusting In The Process, with Dr. Greg Schreeuwer, Game Changing Mindset
Nov 28, 2016 • 37 min
Dr. Greg Schreeuwer is a renowned empowerment coach and human behavioral specialist who works with people to enable them to break through obstacles and find their true north. Greg’s philosophy is simple – if you do what you love and love what you do, you…
115: A Facebook Post About A Man’s Love For His Dog, (Pac) That Had Me In Tears…
Nov 24, 2016 • 8 min
We only have so much time and energy in this lifetime. How often do you stop and think about how you are spending each moment? Not just in what you are doing, but also in what your thinking. Let’s also add in, what you are reading and what you are…
114: Why The Shortest Distance To Reach Your Destination, Isn’t Always The Best Choice, with Kevin Bulmer, Game Changing Mindset
Nov 21, 2016 • 36 min
Kevin Bulmer is here to help if you’re interested in exploring how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life that is true and genuine to who you are. He does that by sharing his journey through speaking, blogs, podcasts, videos and his…
113: What Is Your Tagline, And Are You Living Up To It?
Nov 17, 2016 • 9 min
Have you ever stopped to think about a company’s tagline, and whether or not they live up to it? Have you ever considered what your tagline might be? Today’s show is all about that. Don’t worry, this show isn’t suddenly turning into a “business and…
112: How To Manage Your Stress – Before It Kills You, with Dr. Kathy Gruver, Game Changer
Nov 14, 2016 • 34 min
Dr. Kathy Gruver studied massage and natural health over two decades ago. Since then she has built up an award-winning massage and hypnotherapy practice, starred in her own television series, written five books, produced a DVD, lectured all over the…
111: You Just Never Know… What An Election.
Nov 10, 2016 • 5 min
For those of you that haven’t heard, here in the U.S. we just held presidential elections. The truth is, there’s no way, no matter where you are on the globe… that you didn’t hear about it. I could go on for days on my thoughts on all of this, but let me…
110: Can You Believe In The Magic Of Possibility?
Nov 7, 2016 • 10 min
What if the meaning you assigned events in your life, were all wrong? What if you thought that the last failed relationship meant there was no hope for true love, or everlasting love? What if the meaning you assigned events that have happened in your…
109: Discovering Your Purpose From The Bathroom Floor, with Caroline Greene, Game Changing Mindset
Oct 31, 2016 • 33 min
Caroline Greene is a recovering lawyer, chronic overachiever, and two-time Amazon best-selling author of MATTER: How to Find Meaningful Work That’s Right for You and Your Family and NEXT: How to Start a Successful Business That’s Right for You and Your…
108: Flowering Vines, Wine Tasting, And The Value Of Great Friends….
Oct 27, 2016 • 9 min
Inspiration again comes from the oddest of places. I have this plant that has several growing vines. One is struggling. It’s the one that has no attachment. No grounding. No path for future growth. I think this is no different than people. When we lack…
107: Twitter Follower Christy Mishler, Interviews Me!
Oct 24, 2016 • 37 min
Christy Mishler has been in the health and fitness industry for over 30 years. She has managed gyms in the Elkhart, Indiana area and was the Health and Wellness Director for the local YMCA, and for the past seven years, has owned and operated her studio,…
106: What If The Greatest Risk Is Not In Leaving, It’s In Staying, with Dana Zarcone, Game Changing Mindset
Oct 17, 2016 • 35 min
Dana Zarcone is known as a revolutionist in the personal development industry – passionate about being a driving force in helping clients who are spiritually stuck, overwhelmed, stressed or depressed to reclaim their power, unlock their greatest…
105: How Well Do You Really Know The People Around You?
Oct 13, 2016 • 10 min
We’ve all heard the line, “Give the gift you would like to receive.” In a word… NO. (Unless you are brushing up on your skills as a narcissist.) Give a gift that you have thoughtfully chosen, that the recipient would like to receive. Any quality…
104: Why Mastermind Groups Are So Valuable, And How To Start One, with Rich Brocchini, Game Changer
Oct 10, 2016 • 38 min
Rich Brocchini has lived a life of service as a firefighter for the past 20+ years and is now sharing his wisdom, leadership and experience with the world. He is also a successful business owner, 2x best selling author and a impact-full team building…
103: Life Lessons From Buying Flowers At Costco
Oct 6, 2016 • 10 min
Have you ever bought something that you spent a great deal of time choosing, to make sure it was absolutely perfect? Like say with… flowers. I can assure you I spend a great deal of time every time I buy flowers at Costco, making sure I have the one that…
102: How To Make Your Money And Your Life Matter, with Cole Hatter, Game Changer
Oct 3, 2016 • 33 min
ColeHatter is an entrepreneur, investor, award-winning speaker and founder of Thrive. Cole started his career investing in real estate and has progressed to investing in large funds, start-ups, and angel investing. He has been on stage speaking to…
101: What Happens When What We Value, Isn’t How We Spend Our Time?
Sep 29, 2016 • 8 min
My focus for October (which this episode is kicking off) is about figuring out what matters, our uniqueness, and contribution. At some point the realization sets in that it’s not about the shiny new car, getting a bigger house, or your net worth. What…
100!: A Celebration, And My “Why”, with Sanja Hatter- Interviewer (against her will!)
Sep 26, 2016 • 35 min
Episode #100! In this episode the tables are turned and I am interviewed! This was a very fun and completely unscripted conversation that I had with my dear friend Sanja Hatter. You may recognize the name, as she is the wife of Cole Hatter, from my very…
99: Just When You Think You Have It All Figured Out, Life Shows Up.
Sep 23, 2016 • 10 min
Have you ever found yourself in “auto pilot”? Meaning you had things so under control you are able to just coast for a bit, and enjoy the ride. Then right in that moment is when you get T-Boned, out of left field, never seeing it coming. I think those…
98: Why Asking For Help Is A True Sign Of Strength, with William Rodriguez, Game Changing Mindset
Sep 19, 2016 • 39 min
William Rodriquez, MSW is a decorated three-time Operation Enduring/Iraqi-Freedom Veteran. After leaving the Army he has received his Master’s Degree in military social work from the University of Southern California (USC). He currently works as a trauma…
97: Before You Make The Next Big Decision, Check Your “Mental State” First.
Sep 15, 2016 • 11 min
In today’s show I have my friend Tammy Drechsler once again on the show to ask me any question she wanted about decision making. This show is a follow-up to Monday’s episode where I highlighted a few chapters of my upcoming book. I asked Tammy to ask any…
96: What Is Your “One Thing”? (Highlights Of My Upcoming Book), with Michelle Dutro
Sep 12, 2016 • 25 min
Let me ask this another way, if you could only ever speak on one topic for the rest of your life and not get bored of it— but on the contrary, were as passionate about the subject on day 10,000 as you were on day one… what would that topic be? I thought…
95: How Making One Small Change Can Have The Largest Impact On Your Life…
Sep 8, 2016 • 7 min
I hope you have had a chance to listen to Monday’s show with Patrick Galvin. We talked about the importance of relationships and not only how to build them, but also how to maintain them for a lifetime. In this conversation we talked about the simple…
94: How To Create, Build, and Maintain Long Lasting Relationships, with Patrick Galvin, Game Changer
Sep 5, 2016 • 32 min
Patrick Galvin is the co-founder and chief galvanizer of The Galvanizing Group, a brand strategy consulting and marketing company in Portland, Oregon. Patrick enjoys galvanizing individuals and companies to create connections that increase loyalty,…
93: How To Create Your Own Knights Of The Round Table…
Sep 1, 2016 • 14 min
For as long as I can remember, I have held in my mind the vision of the “Knights of the Round Table.” These were people you could trust, go to for advice, and above all else were honorable and trustworthy. I am blessed beyond measure to have such a “Round…
92: What It Means To “Sur-Thrive” A Horrific Vehicle Accident, Almost Drowning, and Nearly Stabbed To Death, With Kelli Locatelli, Game Changer
Aug 29, 2016 • 40 min
Kelli Locatelli is an entrepreneur and seasoned self-starter with dedication, drive, passion and exceptional leadership skills. Building lifelong relationships is of utmost importance to her. At the age of 19, Kelli became the CEO of a software company,…
91: Celebrating Each Other, And Participation Medals That Ruin It For Everyone.
Aug 25, 2016 • 10 min
In this episode I am addressing some feedback I received from Monday’s show. I had some people tell me they tried greeting people with, “What are we celebrating” and it stopped them dead in their tracks. We are so programmed to robotically say, “Fine” to…
90: Why You Need To Celebrate Every Win (No Matter How Small), with Rich Perry, Game Changing Mindset
Aug 22, 2016 • 33 min
Rich Perry is a coach, corporate trainer, author, radio host, and entrepreneur. He was invited by Jim Britt and Jim Lutes to be a co-author in The Change, the fastest growing personal development book series in the world, and currently serves as co-host…
89: What Does It Mean To Really “Show Up?”
Aug 18, 2016 • 10 min
This is by no means a new topic for me. However it certainly is one that bears repeating. It is not what you do, but how you do it, that matters. I was reminded of this topic again this week and what an impact it has when you enthusiastically,…
88: If You Are Not Getting The Results You Want, THIS Might Be Why, with Amanda and Nicholas Bayerle, Game Changing Mindset
Aug 15, 2016 • 34 min
Nicholas and Amanda Bayerle are the hosts of the How Bad Do I Want It Podcast, online health and fitness coaches and creators of the Everyday Fit Entrepreneur. They have helped over 450 people see life changing health and fitness results over the past 4…
86: How To Squelch That Inner Critic, When Our Internal Bully Shows Up, with Bruce Langford, Game Changer
Aug 8, 2016 • 29 min
Bruce Langford believes in mindfulness and it’s power to help people. He became an entrepreneur in 2003 when, shocked by the bullying he observed; he transitioned from being a teacher to a full-time advocate of bullying prevention. He founded the company,…
85: The Pain of Honesty, And The Value Of Integrity
Aug 4, 2016 • 10 min
Life has a funny way of forcing us into defining who we really are, when we least expect it. In fact, not just when we least expect it, but when it’s also very inconvenient. For the first time, I didn’t publish a Monday interview. I could make all kinds…
84: Life Lessons from Elon Musk, Tim Ferriss, Tai Lopez, and Simon Sinek.
Jul 28, 2016 • 11 min
Elon, Tim, and Tai have some very strong similarities, as well as some seemingly strong differences… that is until you look a little more closely. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, works 14 hours a day. Tim Ferriss is well known for his book, “The four hour…
83: If You Heard “No” More Often, Would You Have More Success? with Andrea Waltz, Game Changing Mindset
Jul 25, 2016 • 30 min
Andrea Waltz is the co-author of Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There. After hitting #1 on Amazon’s “Sales” List, it has remained in the top 20 of all books on ‘Selling’ ever since. Along with her partner Richard Fenton, Andrea has…
82: What If The Meaning You Assigned Things, Was Wrong?
Jul 21, 2016 • 13 min
How do you define the meaning of the events that take place in your life? Especially those moments that we wish we could forget. Those moments that cause us the most pain; where we have let someone down, didn’t come through, or simply didn’t have the…
81: If You Want A Different Result With Your Health, You Have To Do Something Different, with Dr. Kathy Gruver, Game Changer
Jul 18, 2016 • 31 min
Dr. Kathy Gruver studied massage and natural health over two decades ago. Since then she has built up an award-winning massage and hypnotherapy practice, starred in her own television series, written five books, produced a DVD, lectured all over the…
80: How Do You Define Honor And Loyalty?
Jul 14, 2016 • 8 min
I have finally caught up with the rest of the world on Game of Thrones. For many reasons this week, one aspect of this show has been on my mind a great deal. And that is the topic of honor and loyalty. This show redefines what true loyalty means, in every…
79: Maybe This Will Push You Into Finally Taking That Leap Of Faith, with Jodi Flynn, Game Changing Mindset
Jul 11, 2016 • 33 min
Jodi Flynn is a passionate and focused mentor and coach, providing the structure necessary for individuals and professionals to challenge their personal barriers and create the lives and careers they desire. She finds her work the most rewarding when she…
78: How Does Warren Buffett Determine Who Will Be Successful?
Jul 7, 2016 • 16 min
Warren Buffet was speaking to a group of students, one who asked, “How do you determine who will be successful?” His answer was a perfect one. (I love people who answer questions with questions.) He asked them to think back to High School and their…
77: What Is The “One Thing” That Keeps People From Greatness? with Stacy Cross, Game Changing Mindset
Jul 4, 2016 • 32 min
Stacy Cross, is the founder and co- owner of The Comfort Killers LLC. Stacy started this brand immediately after walking out of a seminar on February 14, 2016 after looking around the crowded room realizing that she wasn’t truly doing anything to control…
76: What Happens When Someone Who Hates Their Job, Comes Between You And Your Luggage?
Jun 30, 2016 • 12 min
Life is never short of topics to write about! But this time, my encounter at baggage claim, could not have been better timing as I am between two episodes on what it takes to stay Fired Up in your job, and next Monday’s show about getting out of your…
75: What It Takes To Stay “Fired Up!” with Snowden McFall, Game Changer
Jun 27, 2016 • 27 min
Snowden McFall, professional speaker, trainer, and author, is a 30 year entrepreneur & owner of Fired Up Professional Speaking. A business expert who speaks on motivation, stress management, productivity and employee engagement, Snowden has authored and…
74: Figure Out What You Want, and Learn How To Ask For It.
Jun 23, 2016 • 8 min
In this week’s episode I bridge the topic of friendship, from Monday’s podcast, and the topic of my upcoming episodes on what it takes to truly pursue your dreams. I have some really interesting shows coming up with very unique perspectives on what holds…
73: If You Want To See Someone’s Character, Show Me Who Their Friends Are…
Jun 20, 2016 • 35 min
This is a unique episode. I get to share my friends Tammy and Selena with you, who are my weekly wine-Skype chat buddies. This time is incredibly important to me, and means a great deal to each of us. In this episode talk about the value of friendship,…
72: Can you grow AND stay in your comfort zone?
Jun 16, 2016 • 8 min
This week I was interviewed on another podcast. We chatted about whether or not people can actually make a mistake and how detrimental it is to avoid change and stay in your comfort zone. As far as “mistakes” go, I simply don’t believe we ever make a…
71: How To Tune Into Your Inner Wisdom, with Jen Gilchrist, Game Changing Mindset
Jun 14, 2016 • 27 min
Jen Gilchrist has been an Entrepreneur for 17 years, and a Spiritual Mentor for 6 years. She has gone from Struggling Single Mom to a 6-figure Business Owner –making money doing what she loves and empowering others to do the same. Jen is the creator of…
70: Game Of Thrones, The Stanley Cup, and Food Poisoning; My Week.
Jun 9, 2016 • 12 min
What a week! I have a new appreciation for anyone who has ever had food poisoning. Possibly the worst physical eight hours I have ever endured. (I think my bathroom is still recovering.) However, it left me stuck on the couch all day Sunday, with nothing…
69: Can You Really Smell Desperation? with Nicole Holland, Game Changing Mindeset
Jun 6, 2016 • 33 min
Host of iTunes’ New & Noteworthy podcast, The Business Building Rockstars Show, Nicole Holland helps entrepreneurs build profitable online businesses that excite & inspire them. Nicole believes that there’s no “right” way to do anything unless it feels…
68: Life Lessons From a Gas Station
Jun 2, 2016 • 7 min
Inspiration comes from the oddest of places. For me this week, it has come from a gas pump at a gas station. As you can see by the picture, there is streaming video on each of the pumps. It got me to thinking that we truly have become so dependent upon…
67: Does Visualization Really Work? with Michelle Dutro, Game Changing Mindset
May 30, 2016 • 38 min
I think by now we have all heard of visualization and the impact it can have on anything you are trying to accomplish. This is everything from sports, weight loss, muscle growth, test outcomes, pay raises… the list is endless. The difference between…
66: How Can a Yoga Class Lead Me To Such a RANT!
May 26, 2016 • 16 min
Whether or not you have ever taken a yoga class, I’m sure you have a certain expectation of what will happen. It will probably be peaceful, have some sort of new-agey type of music playing softly in the background, and everyone will be more flexible than…
65: Nothing Changes in Our External World, Without First Changing Our Internal World, with Noah Levine, Game Changing Mindset
May 23, 2016 • 31 min
Throughout his youth, Noah Levine was incarcerated several times. His first book, Dharma Punx, details his teenage years filled with drugs, violence, and multiple suicide attempts—choices fulled by disillusionment with American mainstream culture. His…
64: “Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.”
May 19, 2016 • 8 min
If, in fact, problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them, as Albert Einstein once said, what are we to do? This is why mentorship and coaching is so valuable. To find a different solution, you must ask different questions. You must…
63: Is Your Darkest Downfall, The Foundation Of Why You Are Here? with Evan “Bullet” James, Game Changer
May 16, 2016 • 39 min
Evan “Bullet” James is a leading expert in the field of ‘extreme’ drug intervention services and the star of A&E’s newest series, Extractors. Extractors follows Bullet and his team as they locate, intervene and extract young men and women whose…
62: Graduation… A Time To Reflect On What You Want For Your Life…
May 12, 2016 • 11 min
Congratulations to all the recent (and soon to be) graduates! For those of us whose toss of the hat is in the rear view mirror, this is a time to reflect on all of those dreams, aspirations, and goals that we may have left up in the sky with our tassels…
61: My Thoughts On Chaos, Meaning, and Being Offensively Honest, with Michelle Dutro, Game Changing Mindset
May 9, 2016 • 43 min
If you have followed my podcast or my blog for any period of time, you know I frequently speak about eliminating chaos from your life, and how to create a more fulfilling life. In today’s podcast I am once again interviewed by my good friend Tammy…
60: The Reason Some Companies (and People) Don’t Ever Improve…
May 5, 2016 • 14 min
This Mid-Week check in has us chatting about what it takes to improve anything. The reality is, the first step in making any situation better first starts with being honest about where you are. Then you have to honestly look at how you got to where you…
59: Why NOT Taking A Risk Is The Greatest Risk Of All, with Price Donaldson, Game Changing Mindset
May 2, 2016 • 29 min
Price Donaldson, at 20 years old, has the courage of a lion, the power of belief of a Kahuna, and a heart of gold. He embodies what it means to live YOUR life everyday with intention and a clear vision. He is a great reminder for all of us to: Live your…
58: I Would Rather Be Someone’s Shot of Whiskey, Than Everyone’s Cup of Tea.
Apr 28, 2016 • 9 min
That quote was on the shirt that I wore, along with my daughters Madison and Halle, and my friend Michelle Garcia, in a mud run last year. In honor of that quote, we were Team Fireball. I truly hope if there’s one thing I have instilled in my daughters,…
57: This Conversation Is a Game Changer For ME! with Andrew Wittman, PhD – Game Changer for ME!
Apr 25, 2016 • 35 min
Andrew Wittman, PhD has been teaching Mental Toughness and Critical Thinking for over 25 years. Andrew is a United States Marine Corps infantry combat veteran and a former police officer and federal agent. As a security contractor for the State…
56: Why you should NEVER hold an iPhone in the presence of Rattlesnakes!
Apr 21, 2016 • 8 min
Adjusting to life in S. CA comes with a few new things: -Heat -A Serious Water Shortage -Rattlesnakes – apparently everywhere! This week’s episode if full of things that I have learned, to continue to add to my gratitude list. Looking forward to the next…
55: Who Are You? The Tortoise or The Hare… and Why?
Apr 18, 2016 • 26 min
Paula Yancey became President of PC Sports in 2010. She is recognized throughout the sports design and construction industry as the consummate professional. She is active in industry groups such as IAVM and has been active as a speaker to various industry…
54: My top 10 reasons I’m grateful San Francisco is in my rear view mirror.
Apr 14, 2016 • 6 min
You can always find what you are looking for, and you should look for gratitude in every situation. This week is no different for me. As you may know, my journey has taken me out of SF and onto another chapter. In looking back… My Top 10 reasons I am…
53: Is There One Thing That Could Radically Improve Your Health? with Dr. Jay Davidson, Game Changer
Apr 11, 2016 • 31 min
Dr. Jay Davidson is a doctor focusing on a natural functional medicine approach. He is admired for his ability to bridge the gap between the scientific health community and the layperson. His vision to see all the details and recommend simple…
52: Is it possible to give advice without a personal agenda?
Apr 7, 2016 • 7 min
Who do you go to for advice? Do you stop and ask yourself what their agenda might be? Do they have any gain in what they are advising you to do? This is a big reason why I encourage people to have a mentor or coach. It is nearly impossible for someone IN…
51: How To Move Through Anxiety, Fear, and Depression, with Paul Colaianni, Game Changing Mindset
Apr 4, 2016 • 36 min
Paul Colaianni helps you discover why you do the things you do, and what you can do to reach higher levels of happiness and lower levels of stress and overwhelm. His ultimate goal is to help you become empowered so that you can create the life you want…
50: How does seemingly great, go to devastatingly bad in the blink of an eye?
Mar 31, 2016 • 12 min
Have you ever stopped and thought, “How did I get here?” Whether it’s a bad relationship, financial difficulties, health challenges, or a job you hate. At some point we thought the decisions we were making were the best for us. And then along the way,…
49: The Most Amazing Act Of Forgiveness I’ve Ever Heard, With Brenda Adelman, Game Changing Mindset
Mar 28, 2016 • 30 min
Brenda Adelman received a best actor award from Zaki Gordan Institute for “Daddy’s Girl,” a short film based on her one-woman show, My Brooklyn Hamlet: A Meshugenah True Story. She’s performed MBH at The New End Theatre in London, The Jewish Ensemble…
48: Are You Sure You Know Who Really Needs You?
Mar 24, 2016 • 9 min
Sometimes our perspective is shifted by the most subtle things. An email, a comment from a stranger, or even a good Lifetime movie. This week’s life lesson comes under the heading, “How to keep perspective.” This week I received an email that was a…
47: How Removing Clutter From Your Home, Removes it From Your Life, with Alison Kero – Game Changer
Mar 21, 2016 • 28 min
Alison Kero is a professional organizer in New York City. Alison Kero has 10 years experience organizing people. Throughout her career she has been fortunate enough to be in invited to appear on the Dr. Oz Show, the CBS Morning Show and the Mike Huckabee…
46: Spring cleaning! Time to remove what isn’t serving you!
Mar 17, 2016 • 8 min
Spring is almost here! Starting Monday I am hosting a four part series on Spring Cleaning. Also known as “Getting rid of what doesn’t belong.” Now, I don’t mean just clutter in your home, although that is part of it. I mean getting rid of negative…
45: Who is in Control of YOUR Destiny? With Michelle Dutro (Interviewee), Game Changing Mindset
Mar 14, 2016 • 34 min
Click HERE to buy the book: Fate, Destiny and the Power of Free Will, by Michelle Dutro on Amazon. I believe we all have a specific purpose or a calling for a reason. This purpose can be seen in what you are passionate about. For those people who don’t…
44: When do you change direction and when do you persevere and stay the course?
Mar 10, 2016 • 5 min
This is one of the most difficult challenges in life, trying to decide when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em. How do we decide when we need to course correct and when we need to rethink if what we are doing, is what we should be doing with the time we…
43: How to Make a Difference Doing What You Love, with Dr. Maj – Game Changer
Mar 7, 2016 • 32 min
Dr. Stephanie Maj. – From my earliest memory, I had always wanted to be a doctor. A pediatrician to be exact. Through my undergraduate studies at Ohio University, I was a premed/nutrition major and just assumed my path was to be a medical doctor. After…
42: Getting the exact message, right when we need it.
Mar 3, 2016 • 10 min
Aaaahhh if only this week were different from the prior weeks! But alas, in fact this week has had no shortage of hurdles, challenges, and deep contemplation about what I am doing with my life. And if you have followed my writing or my podcast for any…
41: How to Get Past Any Fear, With Ian Ryan – Game Changing mindset
Feb 29, 2016 • 29 min
Ian Ryan: I started lifting weights and exercising consistently my freshmen year of college at West Virginia University. After putting on the dreaded freshmen fifteen, I decided it was time to do something about it. Once I started seeing results, I was…
40: What if things go wrong, because that’s what we need?
Feb 25, 2016 • 9 min
When things don’t go our way… You have heard me say many times, information is just that… information. The meaning we assign to the events that happen, is what determines how we react, the actions we take, and ultimately our destiny. And when things…
39: How to Create an Environment of Kindness, with Laura Roeder -Game Changer.
Feb 22, 2016 • 27 min
Laura Roeder, began her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 22, when she quit a design job and decided to launch her first business. Since then, she founded B-School with Marie Forleo, and has run successful courses of her own, such as Creating Fame.…
38: Mid-week review, Creating calm out of chaos.
Feb 18, 2016 • 9 min
Life’s uphill battles… The moving saga continues. I finally got out of my garage, found a hair brush, and have food to survive another week. Through all of the craziness, once again I am reminded of how blessed I am to have the friends and family that I…
37: Taking Control of Your Life, with Jeff Smith – Game Changing Mindset
Feb 15, 2016 • 35 min
Jeffrey Smith is a retired United States Air Force Master Sergeant. He did a variety of work mostly in information technology. He started the podcast Vroom Vroom Veer in May 2015 to capture stories when life can veer in a new and interesting way.…
36: Mid-week Review, When life literally becomes an uphill struggle…
Feb 11, 2016 • 10 min
The Love Series: Oh what a week this has been! If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this one should sum it up. My move (one mile away) cannot be better summed up than by this picture. If you can’t make the picture out, let me help you (and this…
35: Part 3 of 3 – The Love Series, Rekindling the Spark, with Miranda Macpherson – Game Changer
Feb 8, 2016 • 30 min
Miranda Macpherson founded the “OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation” in London where she trained and ordained over 600 ministers. She is author of “Boundless Love”, “The Heart of Being” mantra CD and countless articles. Today Miranda leads the “Awakening Love…
34: Mid-week Review – How to get better answers.
Feb 5, 2016 • 7 min
The Love Series: This particular week has an interesting twist. Both my podcast topic and my life have collided. This collision comes in the form of a statement, “The quality of answers you get is directly related to the quality of questions you ask.” If…
33: Part 2 of 3 – The Love Series, “Tap” Into Your True Love, with Jessica Ortner – Game Changer
Feb 1, 2016 • 50 min
Jessica Ortner is a producer of The Tapping Solution, the breakthrough documentary film on EFT/meridian tapping (www.TheTappingSolution.com). She has led more than 3,000 women through her revolutionary Weight Loss and Body Confidence online program, and…
32: Mid-week review, The Love Series
Jan 28, 2016 • 8 min
The Love Series: I decided to do this series for the three weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. Now whether or not you buy into the commercialism of love that is celebrated this time of year, is really not the point. It’s a great reason to talk about…
31: Part 1 of 3 in the “Love” series, Exchange Fear for Love, with PJ Dixon, Game Changing Mindset
Jan 25, 2016 • 45 min
P.J.’s mission in life is simple: “Love Deeply and Teach Others to Do the Same.” His commitment to love has earned him the title of “love guru,” which causes him to smile – and inspires him to live, love, and share more fully every day. P.J. is a…
30: Mid-week review, How do you determine what “your best” is?
Jan 21, 2016 • 10 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
29: Humility From the Perspective of a Millennial, with YL Savitskiy – Game Changing Mindset
Jan 18, 2016 • 28 min
YL Savitskiy is a young entrepreneur, millennial, podcast host, fitness junkie, and adventurer. Born Yakov Leonidovich Savitskiy, he spent the first year and a half of his life traveling between Lithuania and Russia as his parents prepared to immigrate to…
28: Mid-week review, Letting go.
Jan 14, 2016 • 12 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
27: Believe in the Possibilty, with Diane Helbig – Game Changing Mindset
Jan 11, 2016 • 27 min
Diane Helbig is an internationally recognized business and leadership development coach, author, speaker, and workshop facilitator. As a certified, professional coach and president of Seize This Day Coaching, Diane helps businesses and organizations…
26: Mid-week Review, What matters the most?
Jan 7, 2016 • 9 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
25: Successful Goal Setting Starts With Your “Why” – with Michelle Thall, PhD – Game Changer
Jan 4, 2016 • 27 min
Michelle Thall, PhD is a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science who teaches a range of exercise science and research methods courses. Philosophy – Dr. Thall’s teaching philosophy is consistent with the GAMES model…
24: Mid-week Review, What do YOU believe?
Dec 31, 2015 • 17 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
23: Meet My Friends!
Dec 28, 2015 • 45 min
You are the sum of the people you surround yourself with… choose wisely. After careful contemplation of how I wanted to the end the year with The Game Changer Podcast, I wanted to cover a topic that is incredibly impactful on the whole of your being, yet…
22: Mid-week review,- Everything happens for a reason.
Dec 24, 2015 • 7 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
21: 2016- I Interview Myself on Goal Setting – Michelle Dutro, Game Changing Mindset
Dec 21, 2015 • 30 min
If talking to yourself is “odd” then get ready for an odd episode. This is me interviewing myself – speaking on topics that I feel are the foundation of Goal Setting which are incredibly important, as we move into 2016. This topic is very near and dear to…
20: Mid-week review
Dec 17, 2015 • 9 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
19: How One Bicycle Can End Poverty, with Brett Earnest – Game Changer
Dec 14, 2015 • 36 min
Brett Earnest is on the Board of Directors for Bicycles Against Poverty (as well as other non-profits) and is also the General Manager of Clark Construction in Seattle, WA. While he certainly has a busy day job, he doesn’t lost site of trying to make a…
18: Mid-week review
Dec 10, 2015 • 11 min
I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to give you a “behind the scenes” into my…
17: Relationships, the Holidays and Whiskey Jim… with Marta Hatter – Game Changer in Relationships
Dec 7, 2015 • 29 min
Marta Hatter is a psychotherapist who specializes in working with individuals experiencing depression, trauma, anxiety, PTSD and relationship issues. In addition, Marta also provides online counseling for cross-cultural workers, humanitarian aid workers,…
16: Mid-week review
Dec 3, 2015 • 10 min
The reason for this mid-week podcast: I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to…
15: Overcoming adversity with Gwen Gardner, Game Changer – Environment
Nov 30, 2015 • 27 min
Gwen Gardner – Founder of Simply Chickie Clothing. Gwen is no stranger to adversity. Over 10 years ago (within the same week!) at 40 years old – she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, broke up with her boyfriend, and found out she was pregnant. Why…
14: Mid-week review
Nov 26, 2015 • 11 min
The reason for this mid-week podcast: I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to…
13: “Don’t Dim Your Light” with Darren Pierre, Ph.D. – Game Changing Mindset
Nov 23, 2015 • 33 min
Darren Pierre, Ph.D., is a college administrator at the University of Chicago, and part-time faculty member at Loyola University Chicago. His research largely centers on understanding the transformative power that derives from people having the courage to…
12: Mid-week review
Nov 19, 2015 • 12 min
The reason for this mid-week podcast: I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to…
11: Reading minds with Carl Christman, Game Changer in Communication
Nov 16, 2015 • 31 min
Carl Christman – teacher, best-selling author, and speaker. He plays with language, psychology and non-verbal communication to educate and entertain audiences. His best-selling book How to Read Minds and Influence People explores communication from a…
10: Mid Week Review
Nov 12, 2015 • 12 min
The reason for this mid-week podcast: I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to…
09: The Power of Focus and Clarity , with Kerry Heaps – Game Changing Mindset
Nov 9, 2015 • 34 min
Kerry Heaps is the Founder and President of Kerry’s Network, Inc., a marketing organization that provides Business-to-Business Marketing services. She is also the host of Strictly Marketing Talk Radio and publisher of Strictly Marketing Magazine. The…
08: Mid-Week Review
Nov 6, 2015 • 9 min
The reason for this mid-week podcast: I have received a lot of feedback asking how the technical issues with the podcast are coming along. So, in this podcast, I will touch on the challenges and hurdles of this week’s interview. The reason for this is to…
07: “Thank You For Your Service” Documentary Film Producer, Ilan Arboleda – Game Changer
Nov 2, 2015 • 29 min
Ilan Arboleda, Film Producer In addition to his duties as the primary producer on all CreativeChaos projects including the award winning film Casting By and The Best Is Yet To Come, Ilan oversees all creative development, business development, finance and…
06: Limiting Beliefs, with William Rodriguez, MSW – Game Changing Mindset
Oct 26, 2015 • 29 min
William Rodriquez, MSW is a decorated three-time Operation Enduring/Iraqi-Freedom Veteran. After leaving the Army he has received his Master’s Degree in military social work from the University of Southern California (USC). He currently works as a trauma…
05: Healing PTSD with Richard Miller, PhD – Game Changer
Oct 19, 2015 • 38 min
Richard Miller is the co-founder of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, the founding member and past president of The Institute for Spirituality and Psychology and is the founder of iRest, the Integrative Restoration Institute. He has also…
04: Get Out of Your Way, with Bob McIntosh – Game Changing Mindset
Oct 12, 2015 • 34 min
Bob McIntosh is an entrepreneur, a coach, and a soon to be published author. His book (releasing end of 2015) is a must read both for personal and professional growth: Get Out of Your Own Way. Break the perfectionist mindset, and unleash the floodgates of…
03: How to have a Super Human Life, with Wes Chapman – Game Changer
Oct 4, 2015 • 46 min
Wes Chapman is an incredible visionary with goals that most would find daunting to reach in 100 lifetimes. He is the co-founder of A Human Project – creating a community of empowered youth, co-host of The Human Project Podcast, and soon to be best-selling…
02: Not just believing in your vision… but living it, with Erica Black – Game Changing Mindset
Sep 30, 2015 • 30 min
Erica Black is the founder of Erica Black Wellness. She is a licensed massage therapist, certified biofeedback specialist and peak performance coach, and soon to be diamond level with DoTerra. She works with Olympic athletes, CEO’s, and the gamut in…
01: Making your money… make a difference, with Cole Hatter – Game Changer
Sep 30, 2015 • 33 min
Cole Hatter is a public speaker, an entrepreneur, a podcaster and now event host of Thrive! Cole is all about sharing what he knows by explaining what works based on his own life lessons and giving simple action steps that we all can learn from. Most…
00: Why I started The Game Changer Podcast
Sep 30, 2015 • 8 min
I have spent the better part of my life in the study of understanding why people do what they do. Further, why it is that some people struggle with a life that lacks meaning or true fulfillment, while others have a deep sense of joy and peace that most…