Alchemy For Life – the book.

Alchemy For Life – the book.

Three books ago I sat down to write this book. But the books would not have it; they wanted to be first, and second, and third. This patient book is finally written and will be released this spring. Alchemy For Life contains all the wisdom I have sought to impart upon...
The Canary Does Not Mine Coal

The Canary Does Not Mine Coal

The canary Are you a canary? Do you have talents and contributions that set you apart from others on your team, your group or your family? Feel a little different? Listen in. The Canary Does Not Mine Coal is an excerpt from my latest book – “Alchemy For...
Collette Gee

Collette Gee

Collette Gee took time out from her busy schedule to chat with me. We discuss her initial beginnings as a nurse and how she because a Certified Healthy Relationship Expert, Violence Prevention Specialist, and Author. Information about Collette, her book and...
Sunday and updates!

Sunday and updates!

Happy Sunday. I have some interesting updates for you, some insider information, and a reminder about how you just need ten minutes to make next week suck less. http://www.alchemyfor.life/podcasts/reminder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Mark Concannon

Mark Concannon

Mark Concannon is a four-time Emmy-award-winning storyteller. He’s connected with audiences through video his entire career – previously as a decorated journalist. He grew up in Philadelphia doing sportscasting, and came to Milwaukee in 1987 to join the...
Free book: The Status Game II

Free book: The Status Game II

Want a free 202 page book that explains how we connect with other people, why they choose you over someone else, and even why you stay at a job you hate? I made The Status Game II kindle version free this weekend (feb 23rd & 24th) for anyone that wants it. If...
Status conversations

Status conversations

Sometimes guests approach me for the podcast, and sometimes I reach out. I’ve had excellent luck with reaching out to guests – they are almost always cordial, timely and respectful. I ask for less than an hour, allow them to talk about (for the most part)...
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...