After more than a decade on the radio, Jack Lepiarz left his safe job as a well-known news anchor in Boston to become a full time circus performer.
“…Being on stage since I was six years old, it has made me very comfortable with things not necessarily going according to plan and things going awry…and so when I was a reporter for WBUR, I basically became our breaking news guy…if you need someone to go…and be ready to talk live without a script…I was good at that…I’m also able to stay calm when things don’t go according to plan…everything has gone wrong in my show up to, and including me setting myself on fire…”
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An award-winning journalist and best-selling author who went back to college in her 60s to become a psychotherapist, Ann Dowsett Johnston is writing her next chapter with authenticity and raw honesty. But that’s only a piece of her story. She also outed herself to the world as a recovering alcoholic after years of feeling like a failure despite outward success.
“…It wasn’t until I wrote my book, ‘Drink’where I felt like the most ‘Ann’ I’ve ever felt…the truth of the matter is, I wanted my book to be a secret friend to anyone, any woman, who wasn’t willing to say she had a drinking problem…”
What do a reconstructive cosmetic surgeon and an earthquake construction specialist have in common? Besides being best friends and in their 60s, they are on a mission to inspire and help men over the age of 50 with everything from marriage, divorce to health, exercise, and yes, even sex.
“…We just thought, you know, “I don’t think enough people know about this. Let’s try and bring it to men over 50. And let’s do it in a funny way to draw them in, so that they can learn about what some of the issues are that they’re going through….”
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If you’ve ever had a Sam Adams beer, you may know that it originated in Boston, Massachusetts. But what you may not know is that the woman behind making it a household brand, and a behemoth in the industry, didn’t even drink beer when she co-founded the company. Rhonda Kallman is a whiskey drinker, and today is distilling her own spirits and liquors.
“I knew I wanted to make whiskey, and I knew I wanted to make it here in Boston…the biggest reward for me is when I see consumers try what we make, and their eyes light up and they love it…”
“We were not created to be self focused,” says Molly Stillman, but instead to help and to serve others and to bring peace to the world. After a challenging childhood impacted by bullying, emotional struggle and family loss, Molly navigated a series of “next chapters,” from professional golfer to stand up comedian, before finding true joy when she left it all behind. Now a successful blogger and podcaster, Molly seeks to help others live with confidence and happiness.
Jack Canfield cut one hour of TV time out of his day – adding up to an extra 365 hours each year. He used that time to write and build his coaching programs. Now, an international best-selling author of many books, Jack may be best known for his extensive “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series. He’s also written “The Success Principles.”
“I truly believe from my experience of working with hundreds of thousands of people live and millions online that you’re never given a dream without the capacity to make it come true.”
Jack is offering listeners special free access to his 10 Day Transformation Guide. Access your copy here.
“Turnaround Mastermind.” Just one of the many titles Lisa Gable holds. For 30-years, she has been saving companies from ruin by solving their most complex problems that others hadn’t, or couldn’t, solve.
Lisa’s interests and career path have taken her from visiting battlefields with her dad, to being the youngest appointee in the Reagan administration, to having a front row seat at significant inflection points in recent history. She is also an avid mentor to women entrepreneurs.
Listen and be inspired by how some of Lisa’s greatest stumbling blocks have offered her the biggest opportunities.
Lisa’s book, “Turn Around” offers powerful insights and tools to turn any company around. Pre-order her book here.