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Pivoting Towards Being A Successful Solopreneur With Alex Brueckmann

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Many people's lives changed after the 9/11 attack. And one such case is our guest for today's episode, Alex Brueckmann. He was working as a journalist and was forced to quit since 95% of the people where he was working were cut off. He had no other choice but to restart his career. That is where his journey in the corporate world started, from co-creating a company to breaking out in the world of solopreneurship. Learn how he made the shift, the setbacks he faced, and the lessons he learned. Fin…

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Use Inspiration By Design to Get Inspired and Stay Inspired!

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"Look for what lights you up and do more of that. The moments where we feel lit up and inspired are clues to what we're supposed to be doing more of in our lives."

Do you ever have one of those days when you would rather stay in bed than get up and go to work? I have been there, and I am sure most people have a day or two where they are just not feeling it. The problem is when this feeling persists day after day after day. That is when you realize this is more than just a rough start.

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Courage to Get in the Arena

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Do you ever feel like an imposter?

Whether you are crushing it in your work or still on your journey up the mountain, it's a common human phenomenon to feel like an imposter. And the more you feel like an imposter, the more hyper-aware you are of the critic.

Many people can spend their lives stuck in the energy-depleting loop of always hiding themselves, so they never get called out by the critic.

And then there is a smaller group that just chooses to get good at dealing with imposter syndrom…

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Radical Innovation, Breaking The Routine And Accelerating Success With Steve Hoffman

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Some exceptional people take different paths on their journey. For them, breaking the routine is part of the spice of their lives. Tony Martignetti teams up with visionary and Founders Space CEO Steve Hoffman as they discuss how to incubate and speed up your dream. Steve shares his experiences as a reader, head of development for a Hollywood TV producer, game designer and entrepreneur to inspire us. Aim high with insights from Steve and Tony as you chase your own path to success.

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Inspiring Vision: The Great Wave off Kanagawa

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"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf." – Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Great Wave off Kanagawa, also known as The Great Wave, is one of the most famous examples of Japanese art in the world. The artist Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849) is one of the greatest Japanese woodblock printmakers, painters, and book illustrators, and The Great Wave is one of his best-known works of art. It is both an energetic and imposing picture that drags you into the story and has you wonder how the story turns o…

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Inspire Podcast with Bart Egnal

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Inspire Podcast: Make Sure You're Climbing the Right Mountain

In this episode of The Inspire Podcast, Bart speaks with Tony Martignetti, Founder of Inspired Purpose Coaching, about why so many leaders reach a career peak only to realize they may have to come down and climb a different mountain. Drawing on his own life experiences where he walked away from a prestigious executive role to reflect on his own journey, Tony shares wisdom he currently uses to coach leaders in many fields. He explains…

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Preparation and Your Connections Meets Opportunity

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There are a lot of quotes about success. However, there is one quote that I had to revise to make it work for me.

You may have heard the quote, "Success is when preparation meets opportunity." Well, that's undoubtedly true, but I don't think it is sufficient. I like to say that "Success is when preparation and your connections meet opportunity."

Preparation is critical because you can't just start hiking if you want to climb a mountain. You have to have gear, supplies, maps, and an understandi…

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The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward

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The author Daniel Pink is someone I genuinely respect. I have loved his books (When and Drive are some of my favorites). But, when I saw the title of his new book, The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward, being promoted, I was completely taken back. The Power of Regret...really? I thought we had been told repeatedly not to live with regrets? I was intrigued, and I had to dig in.

Everybody has regrets. They are a universal and healthy part of being human. And according to Pink…

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You Have The Power To Bring Peace: Mental Health Awareness With Lauren Perna

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Mental health is sorely underrepresented in this modern age, even when people talk about it. Tony Martignetti sits with Lauren Perna, CEO & Lead Writer of Lauren Perna Communications. If you’re experiencing mental health issues, you’ll want to hear from Lauren’s story. She suffered from anxiety since childhood. Today, she’s using her gift of writing and creativity to advocate for mental health awareness. Wherever you are right now, it may feel like you're hitting low after low, but you will get …

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