54 minutes | Sep 5, 2015
Steve Maraboli; The Power Of One
Dr. Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Science Academic. His empowering and insightful words have been shared and published throughout the world in more than 25 languages. Dr. Steve has delivered his inspiring, entertaining, and unforgettable speeches in over 30 countries, earning numerous awards while being enthusiastically praised by media. His quotes and videos have become a social media sensation, being shared by millions across the globe. Dr. Steve is the Director of the American Institute for Behavioral Science Education in New York and is a Board Member of the Michael Thomas Research Center for Social & Behavioral Science. He is the creator of Psycho-Neuro-Actualization™; a breakthrough counseling/coaching methodology that has gained world-wide attention for its effectiveness in influence and personal/group mindset adjustment. PNA has been called, The Science of Influence and The Science of Excellence, but Steve jokingly refers to it as the science of getting out of your own way.”
75 minutes | Aug 23, 2015
Father Bill; Full Recovery
Father William "Bill" Hultberg, OSFS, Spiritual Advisor, offers spiritual and religious counseling to recovering addicts and codependents and helps patients at Caron understand the 12-Step spirituality of recovery. He has developed and implemented a spiritual program of support for HIV-positive and AIDS patients and has played an integral role in developing HIV retreat weekends that are hosted by Caron. With 35 years of service with the U.S. Army and Navy, Father Bill retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1991. As a Navy Chaplain, he served with the Marines in the Vietnam War, where he received the Bronze Star Medal with "Combat V" for valor. As an active duty Chaplain with the U.S. Army, he also received four Meritorious Service Medals for his work in developing and implementing alcohol and drug prevention programs.
67 minutes | Aug 3, 2015
Kristine Carlson; Heart Broken Open
Kris Carlson had an idyllic life. She and her husband Richard had a romantic marriage, two beautiful daughters, and—thanks to the success of Richard’s bestselling: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series, all of the comforts of the American Dream. But on December 13, 2006, that perfect story took a sudden and heartbreaking turn when, on a typical flight to New York, a pulmonary embolism would take Richards life; catapulting Kris into heartbreak and uncertainty. It was the end of life as Kris knew it, and the beginning of a journey through the depths of grief and mourning that would reveal to Kris her true strength and an immeasurable love that cannot be broken. Since then, Kristine had become a bestselling author of five books, her latest being, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Mom’s. Kristine continues to expand and deliver on the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff message, inspiring millions with timeless wisdom and practical ideas to create a life of abundance. She continues to share her profound message of empowerment, success, emotional strength and love.
75 minutes | Jul 25, 2015
Vic Johnson; Claim Your Power Now!
Fifteen years ago Vic Johnson was totally unknown in the personal development field. Since that time he’s created six of the most popular personal development sites on the Internet. His website; As A Man Thinketh has given away over 400,000 copies of James Allen’s classic book. This success has come despite the fact that he and his family were evicted from their home sixteen years ago and the next year his last automobile was repossessed. His story of redemption and victory has inspired thousands around the world as he has taught the powerful principles that created incredible wealth in his life and many others. Today he serves more than 300,000 subscribers from virtually every country in the world. He’s become an internationally known expert in goal achieving and hosted his own TV show; Goals 2 Go, on TSTN. His books, 13 Secrets of World Class Achievers, 52 Mondays: The One Year Path To Outrageous Success & Lifelong Happiness and The Magic of Believing: Believe in Yourself and The Universe Is Forced to Believe in You, are best sellers at the Amazon Kindle store. His three-day weekend seminar event; Claim Your Power Now, has attracted such icons as Bob Proctor, Jim Rohn, Denis Waitley and many others.
65 minutes | Jul 16, 2015
Bernie Siegel; What Would Lassie Do?
Host Todd Weaver welcomes Dr. Bernie Siegel back to the show. For many, Bernie needs no introduction at all. He has touched countless lives all over our planet. In 1978 he began talking about patient empowerment and the choice to live fully and die in peace. As a physician who has cared for and counseled innumerable people whose mortality has been threatened by an illness, Bernie embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the medical ethics and spiritual issues our society grapples with today. He retired from practice as an assistant clinical professor of surgery at Yale of general and pediatric surgery in 1989 to speak to patients and their caregivers. His latest book; A Book of Miracles, is available now. Bernie has been named one of the top 20 Spiritually Influential Living People on the planet by the Watkins Review in London, England.
59 minutes | Jul 11, 2015
Melody Beattie; Getting Better All The Time
Host Todd Weaver is delighted that Ms. Melody Beattie has agreed to return for another conversation on Tremendous Life Radio. She’ll be sharing her experience and discussing her book; Beyond Codependency and Getting Better All The Time. Melody is one of America’s most beloved self-help authors and a household name in addiction and recovery circles. Her international bestselling book, Codependent No More, introduced the world to the term codependency in 1986. Millions of readers have trusted Melody’s words of wisdom and guidance because she knows firsthand what they’re going through. Her 25-year writing career has produced fifteen books published in twenty languages and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. She has been a frequent guest on many national television shows, including Oprah. Her books continue to be featured regularly in national publications including Time, People, and most major periodicals around the world.
56 minutes | Jun 1, 2015
Tim Rhode; Dream it...Plan it...Live it!
Host Todd Weaver welcomes Tim Rhode to the show. Tim is the master of transitioning your life. Tim shares his life’s journey and the story of his nationally recognized and incredible nonprofit 1Life Fully Lived. Tim’s future was not always bright. After his parents divorced and some turbulent teen years Tim barely graduated high school. At 25 he was a part time grocery clerk painting addresses on home owner’s curbs to get diaper money for his young kids. Then he found his “niche” selling Real Estate. By 40 Tim had retired from selling Real Estate after having averaged over 200 homes per year. After 15 years as an agent, he reincarnated himself into mainly a Real Estate investor, and ski bum. Today Tim and his family live a lifestyle most can only imagine. He recently became a founder and partner in a successful Mastermind adventure travel business called Gobundance. Tim has been interviewed on ABC, FOX, and numerous podcasts and featured in a number of books.
66 minutes | May 28, 2015
Chuck Reaves; Journal of a Climber
In this episode of Conversations With Leaders, Host Todd Weaver welcomes Mr. Chuck Reaves. More than 3500 audiences all over the world have heard Chuck speak. His presentations on leadership, personal development and motivation have touched many lives. His pioneering work on advanced Value Added Selling and Chief Sales Officer curriculum has earned him distinction among CEOs and sales teams worldwide. The Journal of a Climber is the result of his one on one work with corporate and religious leaders and takes the reader to a new level of understanding of their life’s purpose. Chuck has been named; Veteran’s Advocate of the Year for his volunteer work, been named an Outstanding Georgia Citizen and has received recognition from two U.S. Presidents and other dignitaries. Mr. Reaves is a successful speaker and entrepreneur and has been inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame. A former top salesperson for AT&T, Chuck is a decorated Vietnam veteran and lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
51 minutes | May 18, 2015
Ricky Powell; Happiness Rocks
Host Todd Weaver welcomes the one and only, Mr. Ricky Powell to the show. Ricky is a veteran of the entertainment Industry. He realized his first dream of being an actor when he was just seven years old. After a successful career in front of the camera, Ricky began his next journey at the NBC Television Network in Burbank, California where he continues to work today. Working through some difficult situations at work and at home in his twenties and thirties, Ricky became fascinated with the subject of happiness, and how you can choose to be happy regardless of your outer circumstances. He began writing and lecturing on the subject and now teaches the principles that go into creating lifelong happiness so you can make more money, have deeper, stronger relationships, and live longer. His latest book, Happiness Rocks is available now. On a personal note…Ricky had the vision of creating a community of like minded, positive individuals supporting one another many years ago. With so many negative messages bombarding us each day, he felt it was his calling to counter the darkness with a burst of light and spiritual energy. Finally, Masterminds of Lifelong Happiness is a reality.
41 minutes | May 4, 2015
Tom Ziglar; Soaring To Significance
Host Todd Weaver welcomes Mr. Tom Ziglar back to the show for a very special conversation. As CEO of Ziglar, Inc., Tom Ziglar shares not only a last name with his father, Zig Ziglar, but he also carries on his philosophy, which is simply, You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want. Prior to being named CEO, Tom began his career in retail and direct sales. He joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987, learning every aspect of the business as he climbed from working in the warehouse, to sales, to seminar promotion, to sales management and then on to leadership. With the Ziglar name, Tom has had a lot to live up to. But rather than try to fill his father’s shoes, Tom has created some of his own! He is boldly taking Ziglar, Inc., into the world of social communities, Twitter, blogs, and live video webcasts to present the tried and true message of hope, integrity and positive thinking to a whole new audience.
60 minutes | Apr 21, 2015
BJ Gallagher; The Power of Positive Doing
Host Todd Weaver welcomes BJ Gallagher back to Tremendous Life Radio. BJ is a sociologist, best-selling author, and inspirational speaker. Her international best-seller; A Peacock In The Land Of Penguins, has sold over 400,000 copies in 23 languages. In this conversation, we’ll be catching up and discussing her book; The Power of Positive Doing. BJ and her books have been featured on the Today Show with Matt Lauer, CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer, Fox News, PBS, CNN, and other television and radio programs. In addition to writing books, BJ also conducts seminars and delivers keynotes at conferences and professional meetings across the country. Her corporate clients include: IBM, Chevron, US Department of Veteran's Administration, John Deere and the US Department of Interior, to name a few. BJ is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Southern California, earning summa cum laude honors with her BA in Sociology.
65 minutes | Apr 13, 2015
David Long; Built To Lead
Host Todd Weaver is excited to have David Long stop by for a conversation. David is a Speaker, Author, CEO and Student of the Game of Business. He is Founder and CEO of MyEmployees, a 25 year-old firm in the Top 1% Worldwide in the Employee Engagement and Recognition industry specializing in helping managers build stronger, more engaging relationships with their team members while linking the rewards and recognition program to the desired goals of the company. David believes and lives to his very core what Zig Ziglar said was required to become truly successful; that You can have anything you want in life if you will first help others get what they want! As a result, David has touched untold lives through the years, including employees, clients, friends and family. His latest book; Built to Lead is available now. In it David tackles head-on, the lies we've been told about how to reach the top in our careers.
46 minutes | Apr 6, 2015
Bill Moore, The Character Way
William James Moore, M.Ed., is an educator, author, speaker, and coach. In his book On Character and Mental Toughness, Coach Moore shares how his experiences in classrooms, athletic arenas, and in his own personal life, coupled with his life long study of History, helped him to discover; The Character Way. This thoughtful living and working practice is based on the progressive mastery of 11 key character traits that lead to success on the micro and macro level. As a consultant, Coach Moore counsels leaders to broaden their intense focus on the technical and tactical aspects of their particular field and identify how the strength and weakness of each team member's character will ultimately determine project outcomes. Bill teaches leaders how to improve organizational culture by changing character, and change character by consciously making each daily decision character based. In his engaging and pragmatic Character Way seminars, he walks teams through The 11 Key Traits of Success and teaches participants how to consistently maintain their character under pressure by developing mental toughness.
59 minutes | Mar 30, 2015
Todd Weaver; The High Cost of Low Living
In this segment, Things get turned inside out. Dixie Gillaspie interviews Todd Weaver in a turn of the tides. Todd is the Host of this very show and shares his story of overcoming the self inflicted obstacles he has encountered in his life and how he continues to seek insight and share his story. Our guest host Dixie, has been called a firestarter, a muse, and a blast through artist. But most people who know her just call her "Dynamite, a nickname she acquired in the second grade. In her words, she has been a coach, business consultant and analyst, a change agent, and a general trouble-shooter to entrepreneurs and business leaders for more years than she is willing to admit. She is the author of Just Blow it Up, Firepower for Living an Unlimited Life and a companion book, Doses of Dynamite, Firepower for Capturing the Inspiration in Everyday Things. Dixie considers herself more of a story teller than a speaker, but she’s shared the stage with the likes of Zig Ziglar, Bob Burg, John David Mann, Scott Ginsberg and Mark Sanborn. She's allergic to the word CAN'T and her Blast Thru Coaching method is a process for challenging, and even eliminating that word from your vocabulary.
37 minutes | Mar 10, 2015
Tremendous Life Books Present; Book Talk Featuring Chuck Reaves
This edition of Book Talk features Tracey Jones and Chuck Reaves discussing Chucks book; The Journal of a Climber. More than 3500 audiences all over the world have heard Chuck Reaves speak. His presentations on leadership, personal development and motivation have touched many lives. His pioneering work on advanced Value Added Selling and Chief Sales Officer curriculum has earned him distinction among CEOs and sales teams worldwide. The Journal of a Climber is the result of his one on one work with corporate and religious leaders and takes the reader to a new level of understanding of their life’s purpose. Chuck has been named; Veteran’s Advocate of the Year for his volunteer work, been named an Outstanding Georgia Citizen and has received recognition from two U.S. Presidents and other dignitaries. Mr. Reaves is a successful speaker and entrepreneur and has been inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame. A former top salesperson for AT&T, Chuck is a decorated Vietnam veteran and lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
57 minutes | Mar 9, 2015
Cookie Tuminello; Climbing The Ladder of Success Without Stepping on Your Values
Host Todd Weaver welcomes Ms. Cookie Tuminello. Cookie is the founder and CEO of Success Source, LLC and she is an accomplished author, mega-motivational speaker, and stellar leadership and team development coach. Her latest book; Climbing the Ladder of Success Without Stepping on Your Values is available now. In it she shows people how to tap into their wisdom and skills, unleash their potential to get and stay at the top of their game and ahead of the competition – all without getting caught up in the game of second guessing and self-sabotage. Cookie has a proven track record of empowering teams and igniting productivity since 1999. Known for her witty, wisdom-filled weekly newsletter; Building Blocks for Success Tip of the Week. Famous for her wit, charm, and southern style, Ms. Tuminello delivers her straight forward, no nonsense strategies for taking the struggle out of success in a manner that is informative and entertaining every time.
57 minutes | Mar 2, 2015
Dr Robert Brooks; Exploring Resiliency
Host Todd Weaver welcomes Dr. Robert Brooks to the show. Bob is a Clinical Psychologist, PhD, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and one of today’s leading speakers and authors on the themes of resilience, motivation, school climate, a positive work environment, and family relationships. Dr. Brooks has co-authored numerous books with Dr. Sam Goldstein including; Raising a Self Disciplined Child, Raising Resilient Children, The Power of Resilience and Raising Resilient Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. During the past 35 years, Dr. Brooks has presented nationally and internationally to thousands of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and business people. His talks are filled with practical, realistic suggestions and he is renowned for the warmth and humor he uses to bring his insights and anecdotes to life.
54 minutes | Feb 23, 2015
John Patrick Hickey; On The Journey to Achievement
Host Todd Weaver welcomes John Patrick Hickey back to Tremendous Life Radio. John is a man of great character whose extensive years of experience and expertise in the area of Communication, Leadership and Team Building bring enormous value to the people and organizations he serves. It is his desire to help others come to the understanding that we can achieve our dreams and fulfill the very purpose we were created to fulfill. His personal mission statement is; I will be a consistent example and teacher of personal excellence and leadership skills. I will live a life that will show the reality of Jesus Christ in the life of a believer. John Patrick’s newest book; On The Journey to Achievement is available now and is designed to help readers set achievable goals and take action
54 minutes | Feb 16, 2015
James Mapes; Imagine That!
Host Todd Weaver welcomes James Mapes back for a fun and insightful conversation. James is the founder of Quantum Leap Thinking, creator of The Transformational Coach, expert on the psychology of applied imagination, best- selling author, highly acclaimed business speaker, consultant, seminar leader and personal excellence coach. For over 30 years, James has been an ardent student of human behavior and dedicated to helping individuals, teams and organizations identify and break through barriers to reach their goals and achieve success. In his books: Quantum Leap Thinking; An Owner’s Guide to the Mind; The Magic of Quantum Leap Thinking and The Elephant and the Rider; Living an Exceptional Life, he encourages people to be open to new ways of thinking, and his goal is to help everyone make the quantum leap toward more creative, productive and confident lives. His message promotes an innovative, powerful way of thinking and provides a new-found mastery over imagination and perceptions so that, in his words, the invisible becomes visible and the impossible becomes possible.
57 minutes | Feb 12, 2015
Whit "Pop" Haydn; Stories of a Street Performer
Whit Pop Haydn, born July 19, 1949 as Whitney Wesley Hadden in Clarksville, Tennessee is an American magician, the winner of six Magicians of the Year performing awards from the Magic Castle, the Hollywood clubhouse of the Academy of Magical Arts. In February 2006, he also became Vice-President of that organization, and served for four years in that capacity. He was the chief magic consultant on Norman Jewison's Bogus starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Depardieu and Haley Joel Osment as well as a consultant on multiple television documentaries including the Discovery Channel's; Houdini, People Came to See Him Die and David Copperfield's television special; Orient Express. He is known as an, original performer, meaning that he is one of the members of the magic fraternity who actually creates new methods and routines for classic magic effects, which are then performed by other magicians around the world. In recent years, his folksy, home-grown persona of a refugee from the 19th century has made him increasingly popular. Pop's latest book entitled, Stories of a Street Performer, by Mikazuki Publishing House is available now.