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Your Money Your Life helps you take the next step on your financial journey and therefore your life journey. Whether you are doing really well financially or you are in the process of learning how to win Your Money Your Life is here to help. We answer your questions left on our voice mail feedback line 1300 275 428 We address all topics money related including investing, property, retirement, transition to retirement, superannuation, relationships and money, small business, goal setting, sav ...
 
The Covenant Center podcast is a variety of Speakers/Teachers in Lakeland, Fl. that tackle topics and gets to the heart issues when it comes to walking with God in His peace and covenant. The messages carry restoration and offer practical solutions to empower you to walk in your true destiny and purpose. Our website is www.thecovenantcenter.com
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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Welcome to episode #91. I hope you’ve been enjoying this mini-series of weekly solo episodes from me. Audio-keynotes throughout this January 2022 to give you practical strategic direction and actionable tactics. In this particular episode I’ll be sharing how to use the law of singularity to increase effectiveness in your health, wealth and business…
 
When the Alabama economy was soaring in February of 2020, the state's unemployment rate was very low. Today, though the pandemic and government assistance, it's nearly as low as it was then. What are employers who desperately need workers doing to find people? Where are the workers? Alabama Secretary of Labor Fitzgerald Washington gives us an updat…
 
Welcome to episode #90. I hope your 2022 is off to a productive and purposeful start. In this particular episode I’ll be sharing how to use design thinking as a problem solving tool. If we aren’t connected yet on Instagram, I invite you to follow me on my handle @TheGiantThinker as I share daily posts and stories on helping decision-makers, busines…
 
Threaded Fastener's culture is a retention tool. Billy Duren is the company president and Chief Motivational Officer. When asked about the company, Billy spends more time describing the culture than the products. Hear how the former company leaders chose an ESOP for the company as they retired and how Billy works to perpetuate the culture day-in an…
 
Welcome to episode #89. Of course, happy new year wherever in the world you're listening! I wanted to release a few solo episodes to kick off 2022. In this particular episode I’ll be sharing how to get unstuck in 4 steps. If we aren’t connected yet on Instagram, I invite you to follow me on my handle @TheGiantThinker as I share daily posts and stor…
 
Episode 200!! WooooHoooo!! Stephen Fitzgerald gave up an enviable career to pursue a passion that began with him building the mountain / gravel bike he always wanted but couldn't find. That passion led to him making bikes for others. Word got out. People showed up. His customers became advocates and followers and his company, per one customer, is n…
 
Olivia and Mary Thomas MacKinnon have known since a very young age that they wanted to dance professionally at the highest level their talent would allow. Today they're members of the corps at the New York City Ballet where I chat with them them prior to their nightly holiday performance of the Nutcracker. Born and raised in Mobile, they share thei…
 
Michael Ledger runs Mobile's Feeding the Gulf Coast food bank. Kelly Qualls is the VP of Programs for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama. Both talk about their programs, what they need from their communities to make them successful, and what their future looks like. Then What's Working producer John Thompson and I talk about the show's plans…
 
Gabriella Saab's first novel is a smash hit. Her publisher, Harper Collins, thinks so, too, and is prioritizing its publicity. Reviewers are gushing. It's now available in many different languages and is featured in book clubs worldwide. Called The Last Checkmate, the book features a female protagonist, historical fiction, and the game of chess - a…
 
Forester Charles Taylor must keep up with the trends shaping the forestry business today. That includes carbon offset credits, the need for new talent and skilled workers, and the challenges of finding loggers and drivers. Forestry is a HUGE industry in Alabama and this is an important conversation.By Cam Marston
 
It's the annual holiday wine boondoggle. I invite Jim Cox to the studio to sample some great wines to consider for the holidays. He and his wife Carrie run Southern Napa Wines in Daphne, Alabama. We discuss the cool wines of the season, a huge sale of Napa property by friends of his, and sample some goodies.…
 
REPLAY: Educator Blair Fisher discusses the alarming trend of boys performing poorly in school. Boys are responsible for the vast majority of bad grades, discipline issues, and stand in the front of the line for medications to help them focus. I asked Blair a simple question after watching my daughter's graduation awards day last spring where about…
 
Chef Jule creates extraordinary chocolate delicacies in her shop in Fairhope, Alabama. Knowing nothing about high-end chocolate, she takes me on a tasting journey to teach me how her delicacies are made, offering insights on the ingredients she sources from across the US and Europe and even the cocoa trees in Madagascar. If you're looking for a per…
 
Scott Tindle's gifts are that 1) he understands the world of blockchain and crypto currencies and that 2) he can simplify it enough to teach people like me what they are, how they work, and why they're important. His company sets people up for Bitcoin mining amongst other things. His name has been shared with me many many times as the resident expe…
 
This is episode #88 – today’s guest is the former Global Senior Vice-President of Design and Marketing at Fossil Group. Fossil Group offers its products under its proprietary brands, such as Fossil, Skagen, Misfit, Michele, Relic, and Zodiac; and under the licensed brands, that include Armani Exchange, Diesel, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Kate Spade New Y…
 
Jamey Sandifer and Marc Salyers at Sandifer Wealth Management offer a variety of services designed to steward and grow client assets to create the future clients want for themselves. Jamey, Marc and their team offer a no-nonsense, family-feel approach to client services. In a topsy-turvy economy, Sandifer Wealth Management is predictable calm in an…
 
Welcome to episode #87 – today’s guest is is widely recognised for her role as a Dragon and Venture Capitalist for 13 seasons on the multi-award-winning TV series, Dragons' Den. She is the General Partner of District Ventures Capital, a $100M venture capital fund focused on helping market, fund and grow entrepreneurs and their companies, in the foo…
 
It's a rare workplace where one person getting Covid shuts down the entire operation. But that's life on the set of a motion picture. Emily O'Banion is in charge of preventing the spread of any illness on the set. She, along with local testing provider and support, David Lane of Coast Diagnostics, jump through high hoops and manage thorough protoco…
 
Welcome to episode #86 – today’s guest is an Emmy award-winning designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur — an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how to make a living doing what they love. He currently serves as the chairman of the board for the SPJA, and as an advisor to…
 
T. Bruce MacKinnon is the President of Elevator World, Inc. With offices across the globe, the HQ is in Mobile, Alabama where their team puts out several publications throughout the year focusing on the elevator industry. While the business of elevators is certainly interesting, what MacKinnon offers in our conversation is a tutorial on how to domi…
 
Welcome to episode #85 – today’s guest is an Australian brand designer and branding icon, responsible for the development of many of Australia's leading identities including Qantas, Woolworths, Virgin Australia, Rebel, Taronga Zoo, Caltex, P&O Cruises, Foxtel and hundreds more. In 1982, he pioneered the concept of combining brand, brand strategy an…
 
I have not been stirred by a book or a message like the one I discovered reading author Stephen Cope's book The Great Work of Your Life. Many of my colleagues today search for work that provides meaning and purpose as they navigate the final third of their working career, myself included. Cope's book taught me what questions to ask and what types o…
 
Giants, this is episode #84 – today’s guest is an Australian Comedian, Writer, TV and movie Actor – and Dancing With The Stars Australia – 2020 winner. Winning the mirrorball trophy and $50,000 for her charity, the Safe Steps Family Violence and Support Centre. She is in fact the first Comedian I've interviewed on the show. And has brought so much …
 
Chuck Thuss' career as a hockey goalie surged at Miami (Ohio) and then in the minor leagues, including a stint at the Mobile Mystics. When it all ended, Chuck struggled to find purpose - a common struggle of athletes at the end of their playing days. Today Chuck co-hosts a podcast with a former National Hockey League player where they talk with ath…
 
Hey Giants, welcome to episode #83. If this is the first time you’re tuning in, thank you so very much for being here! This podcast explores the decision-making of people who have been exposed and have proven experience at a world-class level of specialisation. It is my deep belief that Giant living requires giant thinking and if you resonate with …
 
I revisit some former show guests and learn how they used the pause in business caused by the pandemic over the past eighteen months to reinvent themselves. These entrepreneurs don't ever stop. Artious Walker and Smac's Shack Food Truck, Mary Beth Greene and MB Greene bags, and Chris Rainosek at The Noble South restaurant.…
 
Ellis Ollinger began as a summer employee for Flowerwood Nursery and today is the company CEO. Flowerwood grows and distributes plants from Maryland to Missouri to Texas and all points in between. With 650 employees, shared patents on plants, and a business relationship with Southern Living magazine, Flowerwood is a third generation success story t…
 
Known variously as the iGen or Gen Z, the next generation workforce has experienced some doozies that will shape their take on the workplace and our world in general: Covid, election disputes, Afghanistan, vaccine division. The list goes on. How will it impact them? My guest is my 18 year old daughter the day before my wife and I took her to colleg…
 
Rob Holbert is the managing editor of Lagniappe Weekly in Mobile, Alabama. Watt Key is a fiction writer with at least a dozen published books under his belt. I write weekly commentaries for Alabama Public Radio. The three of us read a five hundred word commentary we prepared for this broadcast and then discuss how we go about our writing.…
 
Why are lumber prices at an all time high? Is it Covid? Labor shortages? Tariffs? It's all of the above plus many more things including the freeze in Texas last year that froze chemical plants, too few long-haul truckers, bugs in Canada, Chinese goods through Vietnam. The list is overwhelming. It's a perfect storm of random events and there appears…
 
We can't get enough of this guy. Kieron Elliot had us at "sláinte" (pronounced SLAN-ja and meaning "cheers!") when I heard him giving a presentation on Instagram. He agreed to be on What's Working and we discuss The Macallan's plans for bringing Millennials into their brand and he walks me through how to taste two of their signature bottlings for t…
 
Mobilian Watt Key's first published book was Alabama Moon and it hit big. Schools picked it up for summer reading. Movie rights were reserved and then purchased. Since then Watt has published a bunch more books and he could keep going but there have been some headwinds in the publishing industry impacting Watt's ability to tell stories the way he w…
 
Many parents expect their kids to take care of them when they get old. The kids have no plans to do so. Many kids think they'll receive a fat inheritance when their parents die. The parents will spend every penny to stay alive with some quality of life. And it's here that long term care insurance becomes important. With a great number of friends as…
 
Zack, Jenn, and Jen Kirby look at how authoritarianism has become internationalized, through the lens of two recent news stories: 1) Fox News host Tucker Carlson choosing to broadcast his show from Hungary this week; and 2) a Belarusian Olympian in Tokyo seeking asylum out of fear of punishment by the Lukashenko regime after she criticized her coac…
 
You've seen Frank Wood on TV or on the movie screen or on a Broadway stage. He's busy with his craft. And the process he and a cast go through as they take on a new play is the epitome of how to form a high-performing team. It involves listening to fellow cast members (teammates), taking direction from the director (team leader), taking a strong po…
 
Bill-E Stitt impressed us with his bacon when we first met him. Now after sampling his bacon and hearing his story and getting to know the legend that is Bill E Stitt, we can't get enough of him or his product. Seldom do we interact with anything that is the "world's best," but Bill E's bacon is just that.…
 
Zack Beauchamp, Jenn Williams, and Jen Kirby discuss the explosive revelations that a number of governments around the world, from Saudi Arabia to Hungary to India, have been using military-grade spyware made by an Israeli firm to secretly hack into the phones of journalists, activists, and political opponents. They explore what we know about the N…
 
Based in Los Angeles, Kieron Elliot is national brand ambassador for the Macallan Scotch Whiskey in the US. We discuss the Macallan's strategy for introducing a whiskey typically preferred by older, white, affluent males to the next generation. Kieron tells me their customer is already much more diverse than I'm aware and we sample some of the Maca…
 
The overwhelming underperformance of boys in academics has slowly been revealing itself for years and now the data shows the depth of it. The impact ranges from the future of eduction, performance in the workplace, to the competitiveness of the United States. Blair Fisher is an educator and head of school at Mobile's St. Paul's Episcopal School and…
 
Frequent Worldly guest cohost Jen Kirby talks Turkey with NBA player and activist Enes Kanter. Kanter was born in Switzerland to Turkish parents and raised in Turkey, but his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's ongoing human rights crackdown has made Kanter persona non grata in that country. They discuss how President Joe Biden ha…
 
South Alabama remains just under the surface of Beverly Jo (BJ) Scott. Born and raised near Mobile, BJ is now famous in Belgium with her face on billboards and on the sides of busses. Her celebrity comes from her remarkable talent as a singer-songwriter, her own radio and TV show, and her "what you see is what you get" approach to coaching singers …
 
Josh Reed has a fantastic story to tell about the birth of Huk Gear, the fishing apparel company he began with his partners not too long ago. They've exploded with success due to ID'ing an underserved market, putting a team together, and letting them do their work. And I can vouch that their gear is fantastic.…
 
Zack, Jenn, and Alex discuss the European soccer dustup over Hungary’s new anti-LGBTQ law. They explain what the Hungarian law does, how the country’s increasingly authoritarian leader Viktor Orbán is using it — and soccer — to further his anti-democratic political aims, why the EU opposes the measure so strongly, and how all of this spilled over i…
 
John Hoyle leads the Alabama School for Math and Sciences in Mobile. The students there are exceptional - wanting to be pushed and stretched to become the best they can be. The faculty, per John, is the best in the state. The students come from across Alabama and are encouraged to return their eduction to their state by finding work in Alabama when…
 
David Stollmack was worried that his inventory wouldn't move ever again in March and April of last year. Then he started worrying that he couldn't find enough equipment to sell. His business boomed once people realized that quarantine meant lots of at-home TV time. David's years of experience taught him how to manage inventory and how to find and k…
 
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