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Imagine Van Gogh: An Immersive Art Experience

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"Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul." - Vincent Van Gogh

I recently checked out the Imagine Van Gogh exhibit at the SoWa Power Station, an architecturally stunning building in the South Washington district of Boston, Massachusetts. I have been fascinated with the idea of art immersion for the past few years, so when this came to town, I had to go. The scale, the colors, the movement, and the music all come together to transport you into an impressionist pain…

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Belonging and Standing Out

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If you are anything like me, you have probably had times where you felt a sense of belonging with one group of people, and when you are with other groups, not so much.

We are wired to seek belonging. In fact, humanity probably would have failed if it weren’t for tribes that become communities, and then eventually become societies and gradually became nations.

Today, we have tribes in the form of Meetup groups that offer everything from stamp-collecting to skydiving. People love to be with peop…

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Getting Out Of Your Box To Discover Your True Purpose With Nick Craig

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Most of the time, your dreams don't end up being your purpose. You need to find your true purpose in life and connect with it. But how do you find it? You can find it opening yourself up to the world, to not be confined within your little box. Learn exactly how to do that with your host Tony Martignetti and his guest Nick Craig. Nick is the president of the Core Leadership Institute and the author of Leading from Purpose. Listen to Nick's story on how he got into this field and how he helps lead…

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The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

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Ever wonder about those wildlife photographers who risk life and limb to get the perfect shot? That pretty much is the story behind Joel Sartore's 25 years with National Geographic. Joel is one of my favorite photographers because he is not afraid to show the challenges behind the perfect shots we see. The extreme patience, the eye for detail, and the courage to work with some odd and dangerous creatures. My fascination with Joel's work started when I discovered The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to…

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Learning The Lessons Of Leadership And Self Awareness: A Campfire Discussion With Tom Goodell

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Human relationships are a complex web, and leaders can’t just apply rules of logic to these systems. Tom Goodell has made it his mission to teach lessons in leadership to people across the world. In this episode, Tony Martignetti sits down to talk with Tom as he discusses the four fields of leadership and the impact of self-awareness on leadership. Tom shares his insights on the evolution of leadership practices and why self-awareness is an important part of leadership and needs to be a focus of…

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What is in Your Top 10 For 2021?

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What is in Your Top 10 For 2021?

"Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead." – Yvonne Woon

Before we jump into the new year, I want to take a moment to do one more reflection on 2021. I am sure you have seen your fair share of Top 10 Lists lately (Top 10 Movies of the Year, Top 10 Artists of the Year, Top 10 Stocks to Buy, Top 10 Predictions for the Future, etc.). I want to change things up and challenge you to create your own Personal Top 10 List for t…

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Louder Than Words

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Have you ever heard a quote that just stuck with you?

The moment you hear it, it resonates with a deep inner-knowing, and you immediately feel the truth of it? Some of the greatest quotes are the most concise.

One of my favorites is only seven words, and it says, “Your energy speaks louder than your words.

There’s a lot of talk about authenticity these days, and I think this quote simplifies the concept. People tend to confuse the difference between what it means to SOUND or LOOK authentic w…

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Learning How To Turn The Pages In Your Life Through Storytelling With Patti Hall

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We go through certain chapters in life that we wish we could skip. Yet, as we turn the pages of our story, we sometimes can't help but reflect on how those moments, no matter how bad, shaped us to be stronger and wiser. Join your host Tony Martignetti as he talks with Patti Hall, a writer, Booksmith, and memoir coach, about the power of storytelling. Patty used storytelling in both her disease advocacy and work with coaches, shamans, influencers, teachers, leaders, and educators. Her advocacy wi…

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Shifting From Static: How To Pursue Your Passion And Start Living Life With Rusty Gaillard

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Pursuing one’s passion is easier said than done. We often get so stuck in the loop of corporate life that we don’t even know what our passions are. In this episode, Rusty Gaillard joins Tony Martignetti to share the story of why he left a 25-year corporate career to lead a fulfilling career in coaching. Leaving a position at Apple, Rusty now works to help other top performers escape whatever career trap they may be in as an Executive Coach at Silicon Valley Dreambuilders. Rusty also boils his in…

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Seeing With Different Eyes

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Are you stuck on a particular problem and need a creative solution?

Edward de Bono is a physician, psychologist, author, inventor, and philosopher who became known for the concept of lateral thinking. His book "The Six Thinking Hats" offers a practical approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. De Bono suggests organizing the thinking process into "six thinking hats":

  • White Hat: Neutral and objective, concerned with facts and figures
  • Red Hat: The emotional view
  • Black Hat: Carefu…

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