My guest for this episode is Justin Wright: performance coach and athlete. Justin and I talk about his journey from dedicated high school wrestler to CrossFit Games team athlete. In addition, we talk about the dark period of Justin’s life where his athletic career took a precipitous fall do to his own mindstate and mental […]
My guest this week is Liz O’Neil. Liz has an incredible life story or resilience and fortitude. Liz grew up with dysfunction and abuse. To compensate, Liz sought achievement and performance, establishing a picturesque family and career of her own. When turmoil returned through Liz’s parents, Liz sought treatment to address the trauma she had […]
“Our knowledge can be only finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.” Karl Popper
My guest this week is professional poker player David Paredes. David has played in multiple World Series of Poker Main Events, won the 2015 Borgata Poker Championship, and was involved in the unmasking of an online poker scandal in 2008. David also has an elite educational background, starting with his admittance to Hunter College Elementary […]
If the ship is to be turned around, we have to allow for space for the about face.
My guest this week is Mike Dunford. Mike was introduced to drugs and alcohol at an early age and the progression of addiction took off from there. Mike bounced from job to job and soon found himself having experiences with the wrong side of the criminal justice system. Mike eventually found sobriety, one day at […]
I may not have advanced anywhere, but I appreciated the ride. That gives me joy.
My guest this week is Michael Gropman, Deputy Superintendent of the Community Service Division of the Brookline Police Department. In addition to his over thirty years of law enforcement experience, Michael also holds his Doctorate in Education and Human Development, was part of the founding team for TEDxBeaconStreet, teaches leadership skills to police and security […]
You don’t have to like someone to love them.
My guest this week is Jessa Lemoine. Jessa is an athlete, coach and teacher. Each of these identities has shaped her. After growing up as a competitive gymnast, Jessa’s world was turned upside down when she was forced to abruptly stop gymnastics due to injury. Jessa went on to compete in track and field at […]