Get Anyone to Listen To You By Doing This…

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The Power of Storytelling Through all my reading and research and Ted Talk watching and talking to experts, I have discovered they pretty much all successful speakers believe in one thing… …the most effective way to communicate…to get your point across to anyone is by… STORYTELLING Solid research has shown that humans are much more open to listening to stories than they are to someone trying to teach them something. In this show I share my own journey over the last few weeks into How to most effectively self-brand The fact that facts don’t matter AT ALL when your trying …

What Do the Royal Wedding and Laurel Yanny Have in Common?

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You’re probably thinking…”What do the royal wedding and laurel yanny have in common?” Nothing…and everything, actually. Because both of these things show us perfect examples of “perspective shift” In this episode, I talk about: – How lame I thought all the royal wedding stuff was until I remembered something shocking from my past – How the Laurel / Yanny thing was all started by a huge mistake – How both of these recent viral events can teach us a HUGE lesson in understanding ourselves and other at a much higher level. Like always, you can watch the video of this …

How to Take a Guilt-Free Food Vacation

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When I say Food Vacation, I’m talking about taking a vacation from your typical eating plan…going nuts and indulging until your crushing guilt or tight pants signals it’s time to get back on track. Along with my expert and cookbook author Patricia Byers, I explore the way you can say, “screw it”, go off of your eating plan and enjoy yourself while still being in control and living the high life guilt-free until you reel yourself back into your healthy eating plan. Patricia, author of the vegetarian cookbook, “Enduring Weight Maintenance” (available on Amazon) has spent years going on and …

The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique

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The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique Gamechanger: This one shift in thinking can immediately change how you see yourself and how you see the world. This one shift will stop or greatly decrease  you caring what other people think you comparing yourself to anyone you being constantly disappointed because of the unfairness of life or that you didn’t get something that you deserve While at the same time, this shift will immediately shift your focus into yourself, allowing for a way more clear perspective on things allow you to immediately relate better to other people (a relationship game …

Top TV and Radio Producers Share Their Secrets for Personal Branding

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This week I would like to share with you the 3 most important steps in personal branding that I learned from top TV and radio producers last week in New York. I was fortunate to be able to sit down with over 50 TV, radio and print producers, hosts and writers last week in order to pitch my book “Surrounded by Idiots” and myself as an expert in my field (young adult coach/mentor, Millennial Expert). There were over 120 media representatives there including producers from the Today Show Good Morning America ABC News CBS The View Wendy Williams Dr. Oz …

Is Facebook Dying ?

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Are you a Facebook fan? Do they have too much information…too much power? Is there a better alternative for social media? Do you think it’s a good thing that Facebook can guide products and services to you that you specifically are interested in? Do you think the manipulation of people through social media should be controlled by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.? These questions and many others are pondered with my voice of Millennial, Mariah and I on this week’s show.   Like always, you can watch the video of this podcast here or listen to any of the previous 120+ …

Spring Cleaning Your Life

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Why Spring Cleaning is an Awesome Thing Spring Cleaning Your life is not just organizing, cleaning and getting rid of stuff around the house, but also about creating a fresh start, getting back on track or trying something new and exciting. This week, Mariah and I take a look at… The interesting history of spring cleaning The instinctual reason we feel like doing more stuff when spring comes The hidden meaning behind wanting to do some spring cleaning around the house How spring cleaning can lead to being more generous How you can use the spring cleaning momentum to sort …

What Would You Do? … A Fun Morality Test

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Dust off Your Moral Compass and Lead Us Out of This Mess Today’s show, our voice of Millennial, Mariah, and I talk about Morality … how to find your own moral path through all of the confusion the world is throwing at us now. Topics include: – What really is a “moral” and what are “ethics” and how to tell if I have the right ones? – How moral development was presented to us as kids and how they have changed recently – Test your current morals and ethics with three of the most popular moral dilemma questions ever asked. …

Are Weed and Booze the Answer to A Longer Life?

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The Question is…can weed and booze help you to live a longer life? Apparently, the answer is “yes” (at least to the booze part), based on a recent study released by the University California Irvine. So, of course, this week we had to talk about the benefits of drinking on the show today. And, since Lexi is a full-on weed junkie, we thought we would share our thoughts on the benefits of pot as well. Some points we chat about include: – The positive findings from the UCI study – A 2015 study about the benefits to Alzheimer’s patients – …

How an Ice Rink Can Change Your Life

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This week, my expert “Voice of Millennial” Mariah and I chat about her recent visit to New York’s Rockefeller Center ice rink and how she surprised herself by learning a valuable life lesson just by being on the ice skating rink. How can an ice rink change your life? Mariah noticed that the ice rink acted like a giant equalizer where people from all shapes and sizes and economic levels and coolnesses or nerdnesses gather in one place to strap on a pair of think blades and venture out onto a slippery surface of the unknown. Interestingly enough, a person’s …