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Managing Conflict With Compassion: Reflections From Nate Regier

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Most of us look at conflict as a negative concept. But what if conflict could be managed and turned into a positive force by tempering it with compassion and accountability? Tony Martignetti is joined by psychologist and business coach as Nate Regier they talk about Nate’s journey in understanding conflict. Nate shares his memories as the child of Christian missionaries and how these experiences taught him compassion. He talks his work in the clinical and business field and how they learned to t…

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Innovation, Creativity, And Knowing When To Quit: Conversation With Coonoor Behal

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Quitting might often seem like giving up, like surrendering, but sometimes, it is the best thing you can do. Whether it’s leaving your job to chase a dream, leaving an abusive relationship or quitting to go after something better, quitting is not always a bad thing. Tony Martignetti sits down for a conversation with author, keynote speaker and design strategist and researcher Coonoor Behal as she navigates her time as a student and her stint in international nonprofit organizations. She shares h…

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The Confident Brain: Brain Science And Your Pursuit Of The Right Path In Life With Alyssa Dver

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Confidence is key and it starts in the brain. When you don’t enjoy your job but you have to stay because you have a steady paycheck, you have mouths to feed, or you made long lasting friends and business relationships, all of these things are too important to give up in order to do what you really enjoy. You need to have the confidence to take that leap into the unknown. For that to happen, you need to listen to your brain. Go deeper into the discussion of building confidence with brain science …

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Opening Doors Of Opportunity To New Successful Careers With Dorie Clark

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Never stick to just one thing. Life can be crazy sometimes, jobs will come and go along the way just like the many career paths of Dorie Clark. Dorie was named to the by Thinkers50. She is a writer for Harvard Business Review, FastCompany, and Business Insider. She is also the author of the book, Stand Out which Inc. Magazine declared the #1 Leadership Book of 2015. Join your host, Tony Martignetti as he talks to Dorie Clark on how she started her career as a journalist, then how she tackled fre…

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Preventing Bad Moments From Turning Into Bad Days With Michael O’Brien

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Sometimes, it takes one traumatic moment to really change your life for the better. These are the things that can really open your eyes to your future. That's exactly what happened to Michael O'Brien. Michael is the Executive Business Coach of Peloton Executive Coaching and serves on the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association global board. He is also a speaker, a cyclist, and the author of the book Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows; Winning at Work and in Life. In this episode, Tony Martignetti t…

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School of Purpose: Creating Purpose


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"Your story helps you to uncover your purpose. Connect with your past to move yourself forward." 

I recently had the pleasure of being featured on The School of Purpose Podcast hosted by Bradley Wright, Ph.D. Brad and I had a deep conversation about purpose. What made it especially meaningful was that we come from very different backgrounds and our conversation was a warm convergence of what purpose can mean to people. We covered a lot of ground but, here are the key areas:

  • Unearthing th…

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The Virtual Campfire: Forging A Path Of Extreme Adventure: Creating Success And Fulfillment With Erik Seversen

"You need teamwork. You can’t succeed on the mountain alone. You need to be prepared."

68VCPsquareOne of my recent favorite episodes of The Virtual Campfire is my interview with Erik Seversen, "Forging A Path Of Extreme Adventure: Creating Success And FulfillmentErik has forged a path filled with extreme adventure and personal success, and he embodies living life to the fullest. He models the way to step outside of our self-imposed boundaries, so we can expand our capacity to experience more. As a full-t…

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Adapting To The Future With Mike Raven

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We live in an ever-changing world. In just a blink of an eye, your whole life can take a turn for better or for worse. Take the last few years for example. Not one of us expected the pandemic to come in and ruin so many businesses. During this time, companies were forced to pivot in order to continue making a profit, or even just to survive. This is why adaptability is so important because no one can predict what will happen next. Join Tony Martignetti and his guest, Mike Raven, co-founder of Le…

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What is Sparking Me Up: Ozan Varol

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Reading: Ozan Varol is a former rocket scientist, turned award-winning professor, successful blogger, and author of the number one best-selling book Think Like a Rocket Scientist. He is also a past guest on The Virtual Campfire (have a listen). One of his recent blog posts titled "Your safety net is a straitjacket" was packed with some great insights I wanted to share with you. Ozan realized that the safety net of his tenured professorship had become a straitjacket to bigger potential opportun…

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Compassionate Capitalism: Creating Healthy Business Relationships And Making A Positive Impact On The World With Blaine Bartlett

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It takes good connections and a strong relationship in order to grow a business. It’s a business leader’s main job to create, form, and sustain healthy relationships because at the end of the day an organization is just a group of people in a relationship. They’re in a relationship with each other, they’re in a relationship with the customer, and they’re in a relationship with themselves. Join Tony Martignetti and his guest, Blaine Bartlett as they give meat to the bones of this timely and relev…

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