Valentines: Sophie Personne

Valentines: Sophie Personne

Sophie Personne is a dating coach from the UK. Her newest book, The Other Half is out now. We talk about dating, relationships, what “your other half” actually means, and “Feather, brick, truck.” Check her out and subscribe to her talks for her...
Valentines: Lisa De Pasquale

Valentines: Lisa De Pasquale

Author and columnist Lisa De Pasquale joins me for a chat about her book – The Social Justice Warrior Handbook,  #1 in political humor on amazon. We also chat about her three other books including her romance novel. We cover things from outrage mobs to...
OneSelf

OneSelf

The last podcast was about keeping the resolution to write that book. As it so happens at that same time I published my third book – hopefully showing you that I might actually be making sense. 🙂 Today I want to be a bit different and talk about the new book, my...
Cynthia Starich

Cynthia Starich

Have questions about what it’s like to be a talent agent? Want to know what they actually look for? How about Opera, or being in a band in Milwaukee? In my continuing series on Milwaukee I sit down and have a lovely chat. Cynthia Starich takes a moment out of...
My mission and crabbiness

My mission and crabbiness

Since it’s still the beginning of 2019, I thought I’d restate my mission in this podcast, and give you an unusual way to look at things. The Anti-Coach Coaching is a pretty amazing thing – it’s part mentor, part teacher, part motivator, part...
The Amazing Lucas

The Amazing Lucas

Today I speak with The Amazing Lucas. Calling him a “youtube commentator” is a disservice; he’s much more than that – a bodybuilder, researcher, artist and lover of all things spiderman. We discuss the origin of the phrase he uses to start each...
Resolutions: Steering from afar

Resolutions: Steering from afar

Did you make resulutions? I hope not. I tell people every year not to make resolutions. Not that there’s anything wrong with resolutions, but if you don’t make it a system rather than an orphaned goal nothing is going to happen. Beginning your year with a...
Look Forward / Look Back – One year

Look Forward / Look Back – One year

Happy New year… almost. I am sure that you are being bombarded by posts, articles and information about your New years, your new years Resolutions and achieving goals in general. Everywhere you look – LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram, Pinterest...
The Zone – AFL Podcast

The Zone – AFL Podcast

In The Zone Have you ever been “in the zone?”  Have you ever heard someone say “I’m in the zone, don’t bother me?”  If you have then you know what I am talking about.  If you’ve never really been in the zone...
Absurdity Filter

Absurdity Filter

The Absurdity Filter Do you have an absurdity filter?  Of course you do.  But are you using it correctly?  Do you keep messing with the sensitivity depending on who you point it to?  Of course you are.  Does this have to do with status?  Yep. Listen to gain an...
Too much positivity?

Too much positivity?

Can positivity be bad? Can positivity be as bad as negativity? How much is too much positivity? Why would there be a limit to how positive you can be?  What happens? Listen to the latest AFL podcast for answers to these questions.  The keyword to most of these...
Fall Back

Fall Back

Time It’s Daylight Savings Time in most of the US (and some other countries).  If that’s true for you then you “fell back” this morning.  You probably don’t even realize you did it, as by design it happens at 2am. Homework and fun We talk...
Doubt

Doubt

As I said in the Dread podcast, I read a lot of articles on productivity, personal development and all that jazz.  The result is invariably the same – there’s a huge build up of hopes and expectations and then they are dashed on the rocks below.   Great...
Dread

Dread

I read a lot of articles on productivity, personal development and all that jazz.  More accurately, I naively see a great title, start to read the article, and then find its the same thing over and over.  I’ve learned that the more the title promises, the more...
Resting and Tension

Resting and Tension

Cutting the grass and sump pump hoses My son came by for the weekend and like a good dad I put him to work.  He cut the grass for me, and as he was cutting it I moved the sump pump hose out of the way into a position that was temporary.  – temporary because...
Sirens of Self-Help

Sirens of Self-Help

They are all wrong Are you one of them?  Then you’re going to be offended.  You’re going to say just how wrong I am, you’re going to become very defensive and you’re going to attempt to cite examples.  Then you’ll read further and your...
Stolen Validation

Stolen Validation

Stolen Validation In The Status Game II there’s a whole chapter dedicated to validation  – it is indeed a powerful thing.  How powerful?  Read the book and find out. Listen to the podcast to find out how we validate ourselves, how that helps us to complete...
The Tinder Trap

The Tinder Trap

The Tinder Trap – Public Humiliation of Men I was recently made aware of a video called The Tinder Trap in which an Instagram model supposedly tricked hundreds of men on Tinder into meeting her at union square in New York. She and her crew did this by using...
Future Tense AFL Podcast

Future Tense AFL Podcast

You will?  Oh, I’ll wait. If you are connecting, interacting and responding on a business social media site such as LinkedIn, what tense do you operate in?  What do I mean by that?  Well, unlike my podcast on Why Do You Live Here, I’m not talking about...
Tsufit – MB podcast

Tsufit – MB podcast

Tsufit started out life as an attorney, then had four kids in four years, soon after she had what she calls a Peggy Lee moment.  She went into music and started going to comedy clubs with her guitar. She had a dream of being an actress, comedian, and did indeed go on...
3:00am wakeup call – MB Podcast

3:00am wakeup call – MB Podcast

Do you ever get a 3:00am wakeup call?  Maybe it’s at 3:30am, maybe it’s at 4:00am, maybe it’s at 2:30am.  Regardless its really early in the morning when you get this call.  Who is this call from? Why, your brain of course. This happened to you more...
The Status Game – afl podcast

The Status Game – afl podcast

The Status Game This podcast is normally about time, energy and resources as well as fascinating interviews with amazing people.  I interrupt your regularly scheduled program to introduce you to two books, a card game and a concept that has been for the most part...
Daniel Gefen – AFL podcast interview

Daniel Gefen – AFL podcast interview

Daniel and I have a fun chat about running a business out of the business lounge of a hotel he wasn’t actually staying in, being a parent, his grandfather, retiring at 31, stress and what it really means, trying to convince me that he’s not a handsome guy,...
Thanos and balance

Thanos and balance

Thanos and balance Anyone who knows me well knows two things about me: I’m a big Marvel fan, especially the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) I find the mad rush to make pop culture reference metaphors out of everything really annoying, so I never do that So,...
Mark Metry – AFL podcast interview

Mark Metry – AFL podcast interview

I’m joined by Mark Metry, host of the Humans 2.0 podcast, Mark chats with CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, and many other inspiring individuals.  In addition, he founded VU Dream a innovative virtual and augmented reality marketing & advertising agency based in...
Anastasia – AFL interview

Anastasia – AFL interview

Anastasia –  who speaks three languages and reads an additional two – chats about how she teaches healers though a certification program she created.  As a sort of healer business consultant she helps them to not only heal but to run a business.  In...
Jonathan Pritchard Interview  – AFL Podcast

Jonathan Pritchard Interview – AFL Podcast

Jonathan Pritchard, author of Think Like A Mind Reader who has worked with the likes of Chris Angel joins me for a very positive and high energy discussion.  He’s a mentalist who has learned to use this skill to help others.  It’s a lot of fun discussing...
Cress – AFL Podcast interview

Cress – AFL Podcast interview

Cress has been working with children for over 25 years, with a focus on autism.   She’s a hands on person, and has a wonderful awareness of how things can give and take energy.  As always you can listen and see the connections to previous podcasts and articles. ...
Stephanie Osborn – AFL Interview

Stephanie Osborn – AFL Interview

This week I talk with Stephanie Osborn, International Woman of Mystery who resides in Huntsville Alabama.  Stephanie is a former NASA Rocket Scientist turned prolific author with many many books under her belt, as well as science articles.  While talking about time...
Bill Protzmann – AFL Podcast interview

Bill Protzmann – AFL Podcast interview

Bill Protzmann is a piano virtuoso.  He started playing piano at three years old and hasn’t stopped.  He’s also runs  tech company.  Sound a little familiar?  He’s what I call a “dual brained” individual – his creative and logical...
Mark Black – Podcast Interview

Mark Black – Podcast Interview

Today’s interview is with Mark Black, a speaker who resides in Canada.  Mark is a double lung and heart transplant recipient.  That’s right, double lung and heart.  We chat about time, energy and resources, how he handled the transition, what he went...
Three Things…  AFL – Podcast

Three Things… AFL – Podcast

This podcast is three things in one.  Nice! Me Time I recognize that of all the things you could be doing right now, you are listening to my podcast.  Sure, you could be multitasking but you’re still listening and you’re ‘here’ with me.  Thank...
Life’s ups and downs

Life’s ups and downs

Ups and Downs? You’ve heard that a million times – that life has its ups and downs.  But that’s not helpful.  And people only tell you that when something bad is happening, right?  No one ever reminds you that life has ups and downs when you’re...