Episode 101: Coach Alex Ray – Helping Queer People Become Confident

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about his reaction to Derek Chauvin’s conviction and has a wonderful interview with Alex Ray.

Alex Ray lived most of his life in deep insecurity… fear of failure, people-pleasing, imposter syndrome. But hidden underneath he had life goals that were screaming to be set free. After hitting rock bottom with his depression in 2017 he was desperate for change. And thus began his journey from deeply fearful to truly confident when he learned how to become brave.

For more tips on living brave, you can follow Alex on Facebook and Instagram @CoachAlexRay. And if you want to overcome your own insecurity and become brave, you can work with Alex online through his 1-on-1 coaching program. Go to CoachAlexRay.com to get started.

Episode 100: John Nepper – The Art Of Creating Engaged Conversation

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about his current malaise in life and how hard it is to get motivated. Again. Then he has a wonderful interview with John Nepper about peak experiences and having meaningful conversations in the workplace.

John Nepper has been a professional speaker and a professional educator for over 37 years. He’s also a storyteller and trombonist. John is the go-to person when you want to create deeper and more meaningful relationships, both professionally and personally. He is the creator of popular programs like The Art of Engaged Conversation™ and Creating Peak Experiences…and Beyond!™

Selected as Middle-Level Teacher of the Year in the Kenosha, WI Unified School District, and a winner of the Herb Kohl Educational Fellowship Award for the State of Wisconsin, John has spoken to professional educators, at colleges and universities, and for businesses, churches, and professional associations and organizations. John works with leaders to create a more trusting and connected environment in their organizations that encourage, acknowledges, and validates employees, and members for the contribution they make to the organization.

If you have concerns about or want to change your workplace culture to one that is more positive, connected, and supportive; One that is built on the foundations of trust and would like to have a conversation with John in a free, qualified Trust and Connection Discovery call, go to his website at www.johnnepper.com and leave a message for him. He will gladly send you a calendar link to set up an appointment for the call in a timely manner.

Episode 99: Keren Shamay – Defining And Achieving Your Vision

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about general malaise and the problem he is having with thinking about living with purpose after feeling like he has known it for a long time. Then he has a wonderful interview with Keren Shamay who helps CEOs and Businesses create a great culture using goal setting and metaphysics.

Keren is a two-time internationally published author, speaker, and business strategist. Her strong knowledge of Corporate Culture, Human Capital Strategy, Energy Psychology, and Communication Skills allow her to strategize with business owners on the best way to create a thriving business, and in turn, personal life. Keren does this work both as an Executive Strategist in her private practice by combining her knowledge of the psychology of functional organizations, with Stress Management, Crisis Intervention,. Her specialty is collaborating with her clients to remove their personally imposed hurdles and up-level their game.

To learn more about what Keren does, or schedule a discovery conversation, call her at (682) 233-1412 or go to her website at www.kerenshamay.com. You can also lookup her YouTube channel called “PEO’s behind the scenes” For more information about the human capital strategy.






Episode 98: Tekla Waterfield – Kickstarting Your Dreams On The Rollercoaster Of Life

In this episode, I open up about my anxiety about bragging about myself. Then I have a wonderful interview with Tekla Waterfield about her career as a musician.

Tekla Waterfield is a Seattle based singer/songwriter and 2018 Listen Up! Women in Music grant recipient, and 2019 Jack Straw Cultural Center recording grant recipient, Tekla Waterfield lives in the wide-open realm of Americana Roots music, incorporating elements of folk, country, indie, rhythm and blues, and soul. With influences ranging from Courtney Barnett to Aimee Mann, Jim James, Wilco, The Velvet Underground, and Marvin Gaye, Waterfield aims to tell a story, paint a picture and evoke emotion with her songs.

Partnering with collaborator and husband, Jeff Fielder (Mark Lanegan, Amy Ray, Indigo Girls, Sera Cahoone) to produce her 2018 release, The Curtain Falls, garnered Waterfield critical acclaim and radio play.

Her song, Rock and Roll Man was featured in the closing credits of 2019 indie feature film, Dakota, which went on to receive Best Original Music; in the Richmond VA International Film Festival, Best of Metro DC at the DC Independent Film Festival, & Best Actress, Best Editing, Best of NOVA, and Best Score at the North Virginia Film Festival.

Waterfield collaborated with Seattle videographer, Ryan Jorgenson, to create a music video for her song, Nice Try, which was selected by One Reel to be screened/presented by the Seattle International Film Festival at the 2019 Bumbershoot Art and Music Festival.

Episode 97: Joie Cheng – Writing Your Transformational Book To Create Amazing Personal Growth

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about how people should reach out to their QAnon Red Pilled friends and try to help them come back to reality during this tough time for them as their world is crashing down because everything they believe is now obviously false. Then he has a wonderful interview with Joie Cheng about writing a book to change your life.

Joie Cheng, M.S.W., The Queen of Transformational Book Publishing, is passionate about helping people write and publish their books so they can make the income and impact they desire and deserve. She believes that when we share our stories we heal ourselves and we heal the world. Joie is a Patrick Snow certified publishing coach, international best-selling author, 2x TEDx, and professional keynote speaker, mentor, healer, circle facilitator, and a trained yoga teacher. She is the best-selling author of The Naked Truth: A Woman’s Journey to Self-Love about her personal journey of healing herself naturally from deep depression and suicidal thoughts through self-love. Joie is the host of the podcast The Naked Truth Movement where she interviews guests who are willing to share inspiring stories and be vulnerable so fewer people feel alone. She has been interviewed on over 40 podcasts including Conscious Millionaire with millions of listeners all over the world.

You can find me at joiecheng.com. You can also sign up for my free 7-day self-love challenge or book a complimentary clarity breakthrough call with me at joiecheng.com.

Episode 96: Jaime Lerner – Embracing Your Inner Knowing To Create Real Lasting Change

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about why left the Lightworker Toastmasters. The group he created and loved so much. Then he has a wonderful interview with the co-author of The Ever-Loving Essence of You, Jamie Lerner. Jamie talks about how listening to her inner knowing changed her life for the better

Jamie Lerner, co-author of the book The Ever-Loving Essence of You, can put a fresh spin on just about anything that anyone throws her way. Her unique and masterful ability to re-frame even the most difficult situations is astounding. All of a sudden your biggest nightmare becomes your greatest pleasure as she lovingly helps you sift through the contrast and find that small opening of light that quickly becomes your greatest jumping-off point for clarity. Unassuming, reassuring, and seemingly without any sense of ego, Jamie Lerner is able to put everyone and everything at ease. Jamie Lerner is an asset to any corporate setting. She is easily able to untangle the issues at hand and move right along into helping facilitate a solution-based platform for creative, productive, good-feeling collaboration and change. Jamie Lerner can most often be seen working with individuals, children, adults, and couples as well as with small groups. She never positions herself as the expert of anything and is always reminding you that it is you who knows best for yourself ALWAYS.

Website: http://www.jamie-lerner.com/

Her texting support service: http://jamie-lerner.com/quickie-texting.html

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Episode 95: Wendell Miracle – Have a Magical Day: 7 Keys to Living Happy Every Day

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about the magic of receiving, and then he has a wonderful interview with Wendell Miracle on how he built over 400K Instagram followers with his inspiring content.

Wendell Miracle is one of the world’s most influential motivational speakers and is the founder of the internationally known Instagram page @hopenuggets. He started the page in 2013 recording 15-second videos. These short videos have touched lives all over the world and the page now has over 400k followers. His goal is to help people overcome depression and anxiety through his teachings, videos, books, seminars, and social media reach. You can expect to see new & inspiring content on his Instagram page daily. He just released his first book Have a Magical Day 7 Keys to Living Happy Every Day. You can visit his website at www.hopenuggets.com and follow him on Instagram at www.instagram.com/hopenuggets

Episode 94: Frank Agin – Utilizing Connection To Create Buyers Through Networking

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about the importance of active listening and how life coaching classes are great to develop active listening. Then he has a wonderful interview with Frank Agin about how to effectively network.

Frank Agin is the founder and president of AmSpirit Business Connections, where he works to empower entrepreneurs, sales representatives and professionals around the country to become more successful through networking. In addition, he is a “sought after” speaker and consultant to companies and organizations on topics related to professional networking and business relationship development. FRANK SPEAKS!

He’s written numerous articles on professional networking and is the author of several books, some of which include, Foundational Networking: Building Know, Like and Trust to Create a Lifetime of Extraordinary SuccessThe Champion: Finding the Most Valuable Person In Your NetworkChase Greatness: Life Lessons Revealed Through Sports. He is also the host of the weekly Networking Rx podcast, which provides insights and advice for becoming more successful through networking as well as the host of the daily micro podcast Networking Rx Minute, which provides short messages of inspiration and recommended action.

Frank has a law degree and MBA from the Ohio State University and a B.A. in Economics and Management from Beloit College and continues his professional development through a variety of programs and sources.

He lives with his wife in Blacklick, Ohio and together have three children. As community involvement, he is active with The Charitable Roundtable, an organization that helps small non-profits and social initiatives become more successful through networking.

More information at https://www.frankagin.com/

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Episode 93: Satyen Raja – Arise Together To Cultivate Freedom, Love, and Enlightenment

In this episode, I talk about my time at Warrior Sage and then I had a wonderful interview with the founder of Warrior Sage Satyen Raja.

Satyen is the founder and CEO of the transformational academy, WarriorSage. Satyen has impacted over 100,000 students from over 50 countries around the world.

After 35 years of rigorous study & practice in both creating enlightened business growth and developing higher consciousness, Satyen works privately with CEOs, high impact individuals, executive teams who have mastered accomplishment in the financial and public world, but now want a deeper balance, illumination and self-realized equilibrium that he calls Peak Existence™.

Satyen synthesizes eastern wisdom and western practicality, and combines the power of the warrior and wisdom of the sage to guide leaders worldwide into their highest self-knowledge, self-expression and impact.

Satyen’s elite clientele know they are ready for the next level of integrated fullness, and a life vibrant with purpose, passionate intimacy, connection, significance, and transcendence.

If you are ready, Satyen’s fearless and heartfelt style will transform your
untapped potentialities into strengths and the full spectrum of your life into peak

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Episode 92: Lisa Shook – Heal the Past, Transform the Present, Create the Future

In this episode, I talk about my election anxiety. The part where I talk was recorded on election day!  Then I have a wonderful interview with Lisa Shook who talks about how the death of a loved one leads her to heal through hypnosis and now helps others do the same.

Lisa Shook is the founder of Hypnosis at Kinetic Healing Connection in Federal Way, Wa. Lisa is a professional coach to ambitious entrepreneurs. She has been helping women and men in business for over 25 years.

Lisa has become the go-to coach for healers and lightworkers in Seattle. Lisa is helping professional women and men thrive in their business through hypnotherapy and energy work. Because of her natural talent for coaching, her clients untangle the life they have lived and made sense of generational relationship patterns in order to heal and reach success in life and in business really fast.

Lisa herself has lived through abandonment, betrayal, and loss of loved ones. Most recently the devastating loss of her 27-year-old son. This was the turning point of looking deeper into why she was a workaholic and why she needed to heal. It was important for her to take massive action to change. Now Lisa is enjoying a life of freedom & purpose.

Her biggest joy is teaching women like herself to heal past wounds and create a life full of Stress-less Prosperity and Love.

You can get free resources for healing and purpose-based business growth on www.lisashooknwcoach.com

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