Episode 73 – Bruce Pulver: Creating a Power Mindset

Summary

Bruce Pulver is a TEDx Speaker, a published author and a high demand authority on the power of our words in driving our outcomes. Forced into an unexpected career transition (a layoff), it was imperative for him to find the strength and a new way of providing for his family. One morning, a single message awakened him: “I must be STRONG for my family.” He quickly reached for his journal and wrote S-T-R-O-N-G:

S tand
T all
R emain
O ptimistic
N ow
G o for it 

From that morning’s S-T-R-O-N-G message, a daily writing routine began and out of it came his book “Above The Chatter, Our Words Matter” his best selling book that teaches and activates how our words drive our outcomes and success. The words we say to ourselves and to others directly impact our thoughts, emotions, intentions, actions and ultimately, our outcomes.

On today’s episode he shares with our audience his presentation from the United by Education Virtual Summit on Creating a Power Mindset.  To learn more about Bruce Pulver and his amazing work CLICK HERE

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Episode 72: Robert Anderson Jr… Love and Inclusion

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Rob is an amazing man who was a teacher himself for many years. While he is still a teacher, it is not in the classroom but with schools and corporations to improve how they demonstrate and communicate their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. He is the author of, “The 12 Things They Wanted To Teach You in High School… But Couldn’t.” It is a personal development book that identifies the 12 things our educational leaders can do to elevate their spirits and create maximum impact in their classroom and community. He focuses on personal empowerment by learning how to create an atmosphere of love and inclusion. 

To learn more about Rob and what he does, click here

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Episode 71: Jona and Rion – Breaking the Mold

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Jona Lemmonds is the Founder/CEO of Launch Your Wealth that is a business consultancy, podcast and educational resource. Amidst the pandemic Covid19, she recently launched and is the founding partner of Ashtree Wealth Group, a real estate investment & financial services company. She is leading their client and partnership experiences, as well as their business growth to become a bridge for wealth creation globally. Her advocacy is in recognizing there is a wealth gap and making wealth creation more accessible using financial literacy and Youth Empowerment is one way to serve. Jona and the new venture is investing in the future of diversity growth, education and entrepreneurship.

Rion is a young entrepreneur and growing into leadership development as a core member of Launch Your Wealth. He is advocating for Financial & Investing Literacy, especially for the youth. Rion is representing the future of its leadership & business partnerships by building a team of young leaders and partners with the company. His personal mission is to help educate & inspire the Youth, and the Next GEN so they can break out of the mold, through financial freedom & entrepreneurship.

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Episode 70: Glenn Marsden… It’s OK To Be Imperfectly Perfect!

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Glenn Marsden is the founder of one of Australia’s most publicized Mental Health Awareness Initiatives ‘Imperfectly Perfect,’ which has gained global recognition and has had over 300+ of the world’s most Influential public figures get on board, with an exponential reach of over 5 million. He has been featured in over 100+ publications and networks and has scaled into an international organization. 

The Imperfectly Perfect Campaign is a global movement leading the way in changing the face of mental health & the culture around it by dismantling the stigmas associated with it. Glenn began the organization after he went through mental health issues of his own suffering with body dysmorphia which all began by comparing himself to others on social media. 

This episode was recorded during the United By Education Virtual Summit and is a great listen for young adults who may be struggling with mental health issues as well as for parents and educators to share.

Click here to learn more about the Imperfectly Perfect Campaign.

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Episode 69: Forbes and Makenna Riley United By Education

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On today’s episode you will meet Forbes and McKenna Riley. Forbes Riley has created an 2.5 billion dollar empire and is well known as the queen of infomercials as well as the Pitch! Her daughter McKenna is only 18 years old and has already created for herself a 6 figure income and growing. Now you may think, well it’s just because she’s Forbes Riley’s daughter, however in the past year of COVID, this young girl has expanded her mother’s business with her systems, so don’t underestimate what this young entrepreneur can and will do in the future. Here you will hear them speak on education, their thoughts of the education system what they’re doing to bring it to the 21st Century and how you can be a part of that. Due to location at the time of the recording, some of the audio isn’t high quality, but the content is out of this world!

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Episode 68: Scott Flansburg, The Human Calculator

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Scott Flansburg is known as “The Human Calculator” and holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest mental calculation after adding the same number to itself more times in 15 seconds, faster than anyone could do with a calculator. He discovered his mental calculation ability at the age of 9 when his math teacher asked him to add four numbers. He can mentally add, subtract, divide and multiply numbers with the accuracy of a calculator.

One of his personal missions is to use education to elevate math confidence and self-esteem in adults and children. He has been featured on popular shows around the world like The Ellen Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, USA Today, BBC breakfast, ESPN, History Channel, and many more. 

He is also the annual host and founder of The Counting Bee, a fast-paced annual STEM competition open for K-12 students at all public, private, charter and home schools to find the fastest human counters. 

For more information on Scott and his Math programs, visit: https://scottflansburg.com/

For more information on The Counting Bee™, visit: https://www.thecountingbee.org/

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Episode 67: Dr. Paul LeBlanc, Advising Youth On Higher Education

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Dr. Paul LeBlanc is the President of Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Since 2003, SNHU has grown from 2,800 students to over 150,000 learners and is the largest nonprofit provider of online higher education in the country. Forbes Magazine has listed him as one of its 15 “Classroom Revolutionaries” and one of the “most influential people in higher education.” Washington Monthly named him one of America’s ten most innovative university presidents. 

Today he speaks at the United By Education Virtual Summit addressing youth on the transformation of higher education and what young people should look at when selecting a post-secondary school to attend. There is a greater emphasis now more than ever on performance and project-based learning. As well companies are changing and looking for different skills that only come with hands-on learning. 

It is an episode with great advice for adolescents about to graduate high school and young adults who are still unsure of what they want to do. Hopefully Dr. LeBlanc will shed some light on this for them. 

To learn more about SNHU and their programs, visit: https://www.snhu.edu/

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Episode 66: Greg Walker… Opportunity Is Knocking!

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Greg Walker was born and raised on the south side of Columbus, Ohio. He is the only one of fifteen children to ever graduate high school. He once lived in a drug infested, alcoholic, and domestic violent environment, but he has overcome many obstacles. Coming from a family of failures, he was teased and labeled a slow learner and was asked to drop out of high school on his very first day, just because his twelve siblings dropped out before him. Even though everyone around him laughed and called him “The Big Dreamer,” he knew his potential and made his dreams a reality!

To learn more about Greg, visit: https://www.greginspires.com/

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Episode 65: George Ross, From Humble Beginnings To Advising the President of the United States

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You may remember him as Donald Trump’s right hand man on the TV Show “The Apprentice,” however this was not the beginning of success for George Ross. At 93 years young, he is still imparting wisdom and teaching life lessons to all who want to listen. Here he is being interviewed at the United By Education Virtual Summit and does he ever drop some great advice! However, success will come only for those that want to listen and take action. 

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Episode 64 – Naveen Jain and His Insight on Education

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Naveen Jain is an extraordinary man who dedicates his time to finding ways to solve problems that will better society and move humanity forward. On today’s episode he is speaking at the United By Education Virtual Summit, and his insight and knowledge on the future of education is one that needs to be heard by students, parents, educators, administrators, and anyone who is looking for clarity and insight on education in general and the path it should take. 

If you don’t know who Naveen is, you will want to learn more and listen as he is truly inspirational. He was born and raised in India from very humble beginnings. He came to the United States in his early twenties with just five dollars in his pocket. Today he is a billionaire. He is the author of the award-winning book Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance. As a serial entrepreneur, he previously founded InfoSpace, Intelius, and TalentWise. His current moonshot adventures are Viome and Moon Express. 

Viome’s singular mission is to “make illness optional.” Viome has built an AI-driven platform that analyzes the interaction between food, our microbiome, and our human cells in order to develop precision nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. Moon Express is the only company globally with permission to harvest resources from the moon—developing the infrastructure needed to push humanity forward towards a true multi-planetary society.

To learn more about Naveen and Viome visit: naveenjain.com OR viome.com

To order a copy of his book, Moonshots visit: https://www.amazon.com/Moonshots-Creating-Abundance-Naveen-Jain/dp/099973640X

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