personal development

Laughter Heals

Laughter heals wounds. Especially, emotional wounds. Some of the deepest wounds stem from the feeling that you are an outsider, a person who does not belong.

Today’s guest, Hal Eisen, is a charming, handsome, loving, funny human being. He is a gift for making people laugh and feel really good. It’s a double edged gift.

You laugh at his wicked sense of humor; and you laugh at his laugh. Yes, Hal has a contagious laugh.

He is an actor and a designer. He tells us in the podcast that his theatre friends have asked him not to let them know when he is in the audience of a play they are in.

Why? Because, if it is a comedy, and they don’t hear Hal’s laugh, they will be disappointed. If it is a drama, and they hear his laugh, they will be disappointed. That’s what you call a lose, lose situation.

You will be moved by the journey Hall takes you on in this interview. You’ll discover how and why laughter became his powerful survival tool.

I’ll guess that most of us have at some time in our lives felt unwanted, cast aside, not knowing where we belong. That is scary and painful. The feeling of being an outsider has triggered many suicides.

Hal is no stranger to the outsider’s pain.  You’ll love the way he used laughter to heal his wounds.

You’ll be inspired by the way Hal gradually changed his story and his life. He was considered the ugly duckling in high school. He was humiliated and abused.

That phase of his life was the before portrait that contrasts strongly with the after portrait of a good looking, creative, sharp man about town.

You will also learn about the empowering “it get’s better” campaign that helps people reclaim their dignity and saves lives.

It’s interesting that Hal is passionate about his design work with his partner, Andrew, in the Bottecchia Artistic Group. They specialize in residential and commercial makeovers. Sounds like writing a new story over and over again.

This is the kind of story we all need to hear. We are enriched by the feelings it awakens in us. We are uplifted by the gift of laughter that heals wounds.

BOOKS IN THIS PODCAST

Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir by Alan Cumming

The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

HAL’S FAVORITE QUOTE

“This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.” – Spoken by Polonius in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” – Act I – Scene 3

CONTACT HAL

hal@bottechhiagroup.com

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Own Your Power

A WOMAN CLAIMS HER LIFE

What does it mean to own your power? This podcast will answer that question and inspire you to live the life you deserve and not settle for anything less.

Today’s guest is Edna Keep, an ordinary woman who accomplished extraordinary things by by having the courage to live her dream.

Edna’s dream was to stop struggling as a single mom living in subsidized housing. She set her mind to it, and she did it.

Next, she wanted to create wealth for her and her family. She did it.

Today, she continues to expand her wealth and coaches others to live independent lives of abundance.

Anyone can accomplish what Edna Keep has accomplished – if they are willing to step into and through their fears.

Edna has created wealth through real estate investing. That takes guts. The first time you face a six figure buying decision, fear will rear its ugly head.

Edna conquered that fear. Even before she made her first real estate purchase, she chose to invest in Robert Kiyosaki’s intense real estate investment training. The cost? Almost $40,000.

High ticket courses like that one trigger a crippling fear of loss in many people, and they run for cover. Edna walked right into the face of that fear and won.

You will learn the mindset that leads to enormous wealth when you listen to Edna. You will gain the confidence that you can be, do, or have anything you want.

Plus, you will learn how to create your fortune using other people’s money.

Edna’s passion, courage, and insights will give you the exact formula to change your story and change your life.

BOOKS IN THIS PODCAST

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Why “A” Students Work for “C” Students and “B” Students Work for the Government by Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

EDNA’S FAVORITE QUOTE

“Income seldom exceeds personal development.” – Jim Rohn

CONTACT EDNA

www.EdnaKeep.com

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Secret Word

SECRET WORD

Most people are not aware of the power of words.

The funny thing is that if you ask them if they understand the awesome power of words, they will immediately say yes. They’re not lying; they just think they know how powerful words are.

They’ve heard statements like, “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and they assume they know that even a single word can powerfully affect your life, for better, or for worse.

In this episode about a secret word that changed a man forever you will learn why many people, perhaps even you, are terrified of public speaking. You’ll learn the danger of the three simple words, “I am not.”

You will discover an ancient word that you will want to remember, repeat, and practice because it will enrich your life.

One of the most valuable gems in this podcast is a simple profound promise that will empower you and bring you joy the moment you make it your own.

Join me on this brief adventure that takes us to Vienna at Christmastime where a chance encounter uncovers a secret word that holds the power to transform lives.

BOOK IN THIS PODCAST

Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words by Kevin Hall

QUOTE IN THIS PODCAST

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

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Choice Is Power

How can you step into leadership? First, you must learn to lead yourself; only then, can you lead others.

The most effective leaders do not lead by coercion or force. They lead by example; they inspire people to follow them.

Willard Barth is a strong effective leader. He developed his leadership in the front lines of life and business.

He fought personal demons and conquered them. He endured hardship that could have broken him and driven him to play the victim. He became a warrior sage instead.

Warrior sage is not an easily earned title. It isn’t won in the classroom. It’s one of the spoils of war on the battlefield of personal growth.

It is won by having the courage to choose one hundred percent responsibility. When you do that, you own your strengths and your weaknesses, your victories and defeats.

This interview with Willard Barth is for you if you want to learn valuable lessons about leadership, growth, and transformation.

Join us. I promise you enrichment and entertainment.

BOOKS IN THIS PODCAST

The Anatomy of Transformation by Willard Barth

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch

Extreme Ownership: How Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

WILLARD’S FAVORITE QUOTE

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

CONTACT WILLARD

www.WillardBarthEnterprises.com

www.TaotBook.com – FREE copy of “The Anatomy of Transformation.”

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Murder Story

MURDER STORY

There are schools, and there are schools. Some are highly respected by society. They offer book learning, a competitive grading system, and a fast track to the top of the social ladder.

Some of these schools  have have higher prestige, status, and celebrity than others. A diploma or degree  from one of these institutions can open many doors that lead to respect, social acceptance, and wealth.

The street can also serve as a school. So can a prison. Your education in these hard knuckle schools will not earn you society’s blessings or certificates that open doors. But they can definitley give you a priceless education.

They can teach you survival and a profound understanding of human psychology,  They can unleash creativity. They can cultivate compassion; They can offer you hard won lessons of  great wisdom.

These schools can destroy you. If they don’t, they can forge integrity and strength of character and prepare you to enrich the world with your unique brand of authenticity and contribution.

Will Latif Little forged his character and special gifts on the streets of Philadelphia and in Holmesburg Prison, a terrifying penitentiary known as the Terradome to its inmates.

Will Little served ten years in the Terradome for murder. His own tagline describes him as a man who went from convicted murderer to committed life coach. Here are some of his accolades:

  • He leaves people forever changed.
  • No one forgets Will Little.
  • He’s a category of one.

Those words do not express unearned praise. Will played a high stakes game to win them. It was a life and death game.

Will emerged from prison, a wise, loving, intuitive, and compassionate person with a gift for healing others. He heals damaged and disturbed psyches; he heals souls.

He is an author, speaker, and mentor to troubled youth.

Give yourself the special gift of hearing this authentic inspiring man on today’s episode of Change Your Story, Change Your Life.

BOOKS IN THIS PODCAST

ICY – Inner City Youth: The Life & Times of Will Little byWill Latif Little and Christopher Skog

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

WILL’S FAVORITE QUOTE

“Where there is a will, there is a way.” – Pauline Kael

CONTACT WILL

www.WillVLittle.com

littwilli@aol.com

https://www.facebook.com/littwilli

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