Episode 104: – Colin Thompson – Discovering Your Life Purpose And Blockchain Technologies

In this episode, Brett Dupree gives an update on his CBT and how he is working on changing his reactions to emotions, especially anxiety. Then he has a fun interview with Colin Thompson and how he became a Life Coach and Blockchain Technologies.

Colin C. Thompson, a Canadian-born Jamaican, is the founder and CEO of Oligye Enterprises (Shanghai) a Business Consulting company focused on coaching, training, and Blockchain technologies. Specializing in Personal Development, Diversity, and Career Coaching, Colin coaches individuals and groups on how to reach their dreams, goals, and desires.

Colin developed an extensive background in the Information Technology field working for blue-chip organizations such as International Business Machines (IBM), Ernst & Young LLP, and Howard University. In addition, Colin is co-Founder of XChainz, a blockchain-based educational and workforce platform for assessments, training, coaching, and the award of digital credentials.

Colin graduated from Howard University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Computer Based Information Systems and in 2006 with a double concentration MBA in Supply Chain Management and E-Business Technologies.

In his downtime, he enjoys pushing himself through competing in various events such as marathons and triathlons with his wife Kay.

“I am fortunate to be able to, on a daily basis, fulfill my true passion of building Oligye Enterprises to help individuals through LIFE Coaching and business training/facilitation; while also being able to live my dream of working with the next great disruptive technology – Blockchain.”

Once you identify your life purpose, you will have a target to reach; a target that once accomplished will positively change your life forever. once Colin identified his purpose in life which is to help others improve their lives, he started on a personal development journey that was key to him reaching my goal. By looking within and having some very tough conversations with yourself, you will realize that you are the cause of everything positive and everything negative in your life. Once you identify the person that you need to become in order to succeed, you will start to take full responsibility for your life and make reaching your goal the largest focus in your life.

When you start your journey of personal development and start living a life that is directed to your target, your life will slowly start to change for the better. you’ll start to clean out the junk in your life including people and activities that are negative and have no value. You will start attracting people and things that lead you to reach more and more of your goals. as you reach more and more of your goals and as you are getting closer to living a life of the design, your confidence starts the soar – and as you know with enough confidence and hard work, we can accomplish almost anything.

Colin wants to help you succeed in your personal development growth and journey. contact him through his website to make an appointment and together discuss how you can become the person you need to be, in order to succeed.
https://www.oligye.com/

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Episode 103: Arlene Santiago – Solving Mom’s Diet Frustration With Longterm Results

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about getting help and how not getting help for the last 16 years have been one of his biggest mistakes. Then he has a wonderful conversation with Arlene Santiago on how she helps mom’s with their health issues.

Arlene Santiago is a Health Transformation Coach and mom of three and best-selling author. She helps busy moms lose up to 30lbs, increase their energy and confidence and keep the weight off after 6 months. Arlene also helps those older than age 50 who want to prevent injury and improve balance and mobility. As a Motor Control Restoration Specialist, she seeks to improve communication between brain and body by identifying underlying causes for improper movement (functional compensations) by focusing on the nervous system to identify any blocked sensorimotor signals.

She co-authored the book She Did It:  She Did It- 20 Inspiring StoriesFrom Female Entrepreneurs Who Said Yes to Success.  You’ll learn how Arlene and many others overcame their blocks, fears, and bumps on the road, as well as the secrets of their breakthroughs and successes! This book will show you that it’s possible to start a business from scratch and make a success of it. You’ll discover that the incredible women inside these pages are no different to you after all, and that everything they have achieved is available to you, too. She Did It! … and so can you!

If you are ready to ditch the diets and live a life where you are not overly obsessed with food, follow her on Facebook at Arlene Santiago Coaching or visit http://www.arlenesantiago.com. If healthy tips, recipes and motivation are something you want and need, join her Facebook group, Healthy and Fit Moms 4 Life.

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Episode 102: Brett Dupree – Why I Left The Lightworkers Toastmasters

Brett Dupree, the host of the Joyous Expansion Podcast created a club that he loved. Every week going to this club filled him with joy and showed him that he can fulfill his life’s purpose.

Then Covid-19 took away the in-person meetings. Then the club started to go downhill. Brett Dupree ended up leaving the club he spent a lot of his time, money, and energy getting started after the events of January 6th, 2021, the Capitol riots.

It has taken a while for him to get the energy to be able to tell the story of why he left the club. Here is the story of what happened and why he felt he needed to love the club that he loved so dear.

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.

https://www.kerenshamay.com

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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