Alchemy For Life Podcast – Listen on itunes

Podcasts are every Sunday and are either a 10 minute short article that can help you, or a 45 minute interview with someone who has done amazing things!  Find them on iTunes, Tunein, podchaser, podbean, last.fm, spotify and google musi

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 her busy...

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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 video, his trip to the...

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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 long term...

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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 then let me explain, because this is a really...

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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...

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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...

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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 about the "do over hour" you...

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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 title, long...

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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 the...

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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 thats not...

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Attitude is… something something

If you're like me - and why wouldn't you be - then you have a healthy level of suspicion over really short phrases that are supposed to make all the difference in the world if you Just Do It.  Life isn't that simple, because we have big giant complex brains, and...

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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 examples will mostly fall...

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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 tasks and...

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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 cheap...

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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 reliving a...

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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...

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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 than once, didn't...

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