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What's Sparking Me Up: Audrey

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Watching: I recently watched the Audrey Hepburn documentary titled "Audrey" (2020). I have always been inspired by the classic beauty, style, and adventurous spirit Audrey brought to the silver screen. After watching this documentary, I now have an even deeper appreciation for the humanitarian and emotional impact she had on so many people with her love and presence.

Malnourished as a child, abandoned by her father, and growing up under Nazi occupation in Holland, Hepburn faced a life-long bat…

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Bringing Out The Strength In Others In Combating Rare Diseases With Effie Parks

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Catching and combating rare diseases, particularly those connected with genes, are huge personal battles that are truly hard to win. But how much more difficult is it for the people watching from the sidelines? Tony Martignetti sits down with Effie Parks, who shares her own struggle as a mom who fought hard for her child diagnosed with the rare CTNNB1 syndrome – an experience that taught her how to persevere amid the many medical hardships. She talks about how her pursuit for support and inspira…

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Being Your Unfiltered Self In A Filtered World With Natalie Siston

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It’s Natalie Siston’s turn on the campfire with Tony Martignetti and she talks about being in tune with your authentic and unfiltered self. Growing up in a small town of 600 people, she shares an inspiring story of how she discovered the power of her voice. Learn all about how she uses her small-town skills to achieve big success with the people she works with. Follow her journey on climbing the corporate ladder into shifting to something she’s envisioned doing as a child. Engage and understand …

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Helping High-Achieving People Become High-Achieving Leaders With Alain Hunkins

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High-achieving people have the potential to become high-achieving leaders. It may sound obvious, but it has to be emphasized, because that potential will remain a potential unless nurtured and unleashed. In this episode, Alain Hunkins, keynote speaker, facilitator, and coach, joins Tony Martignetti to share how he helps people become high-achieving leaders. Get to know Alain a bit more as he looks back and shares how his story unfolded. Alain and Tony then dive into the idea of leadership and it…

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Stepping Out From Rock Bottom And Into Your Life’s Purpose With Sabine Gedeon

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The mundane day-to-day life can tend to take its toll on us, but that is only until we've found the purpose for what we're here for. Living her life living in her purpose, Sabine Gedeon has since been helping clients identify and overcome their self-sabotaging behavior. Before all of this, Sabine has been through rock bottom. She shares that moment in her life with us and how a faithful encounter helped pull herself up in this episode. Sitting down with Tony Martignetti, she takes us through her…

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Saving Wasted Human Potential: Teaching Confidence With Nada Lena Nasserdeen

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Not everyone is raised the same way. The environment in which someone grew up greatly influences who they are. So what happens when people grow up not feeling great about themselves? Nada Lena Nasserdeen, the founder and CEO of Rise Up For You, saw this as the number one tragedy today: wasted human potential. In this episode, she joins Tony Martignetti to talk about the pivotal moments in her life that took her to this realization and how she made it a mission to educate small, medium, and large…

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Taking Charge Of Creating What You Want With Wendy Cirello

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You can't run from your past, but you can either let it define you or fuel you to take charge of what's ahead. Wendy Cirello has had her shares of curveballs that would have made anyone break down. Taking control, she is moving forward from a place of intention and creating what it is she wants. In this episode, she sits down with Tony Martignetti to share with us the flashpoints in her life that made her who she is today. Now, Wendy is a curator of magical experiences for Rich Litvin at The Lit…

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The Gap or the Gain

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Does the distance between where you are and where you want to be discourage you? There is a brilliant concept from the author Dan Sullivan called the Gap and the Gain that helps reframe your perspective. Gap thinking is when we focus on the distance between us and our goal. With this mindset, we often compare ourselves against what others have achieved. There’s no way to be happy from this perspective because even if we’re highly successful, we’ll always feel like we’re lagging behind. The good …

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Time-Traveling Cultural Anthropologist

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If you suddenly had the ability to travel through time, what would you do? Would you go back and avoid that one particular bad relationship? Would you buy stock in Zoom or stop wearing those neon jam shorts from the 80’s a lot sooner?

The concept of time travel is an endless human fascination. If it weren’t, then movies like Back To The Future or books like HG Wells Time Machine wouldn’t be known as classics. If I could combine two of my favorite fascinations, I would become a time-traveling, c…

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Bringing Inspiration As A Business Coach With Townsend Wardlaw

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The assistance of a business coach is essential in every entrepreneur's strategic planning. But this collaboration must always target the thinking and mindset, too, in order to succeed and yield proper results. Tony Martignetti talks to transformational coach Townsend Wardlaw to share his work with founders and startup businesses in unlocking their full potential and forging their own meaning of success. Townsend talks about his shift from focusing on tangible sales consulting to a more meaningf…

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