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Get Lost and Get Wise

November 17, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” Henry David Thoreau

I was having breakfast at my favorite Saturday morning hotel when I fell into a discussion with my regular 26-year-old server. Let’s call him Brady. Brady is lost, a quite common place to be at the pivotal age of 26, when one thinks he should be on the path to success and wealth.
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Bored or Becoming

November 10, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments

“…the paradox of the waiting that goes on in boredom is that the individual does not know what he was waiting for until he finds it, and that often he does not know that he is waiting…” Adam Philips

In our American way of thinking a person’s identity is predicated largely on his ability to be productive (and to be useful). One of the very first questions you are asked by a new acquaintance is, “So… what do you do?” It’s as if you are being asked, “So, what makes you a worthy human being?”
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#89 David Meltzer- From Great Loss to Greater Gain

November 6, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments


Show Notes  

My guest today is David Meltzer, the Co-Founder and CEO of Sports1 Marketing and S1Media House.

Dave Meltzer has quite a fascinating story of experiencing extreme highs and lows in his life.

Some of Dave Meltzer’s accomplishments include being a two-time #1 best-selling author and has been named a Top 10 Keynote Speaker by Forbes and Entrepreneur. Marshall Goldsmith has recognized Dave as a Top 100 Business Coach and he is currently on an advisory board member to over 45 companies and charities. Dave is the executive producer and host to Entrepreneur’s original show, Elevator Pitch, and he is the host of the Top 5 business podcast, titled “The Playbook.” Dave was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and Variety Magazine’s Sports Humanitarian of the year—which we will talk a lot about.

So, with that intro I’d like to talk to the CEO who travels the world helping people, David Meltzer.

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Trust: The Rock of Relationships

November 4, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect. Mona Sutphen

I am currently standing at the site of the installation of a new clean water well in the heart of rural Uganda. This well will provide water to a village community of more than 1000 people. The funds for this well were provided by a generous done to our non-profit, Wells of life. This donor trusts that we will deliver a well of this community.
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#88 Charlie The Increasing Need for Connection

October 30, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments


Show Notes 

Today Producer Paul and I are going to discuss the value and frustrations with deep friendships. I am finding in our new world of busyness and “friendship technology” like Facebook, etc. that many of us are finding ourselves without that old fashioned idea of deep and supportive relationships.

Oh, many of us have plenty of colleagues and acquaintances, but the resolve to have deep and supportive friendships is waning. I wonder what is going on. Are deep friendships even a value any more? Or are we satisfied with lesser-committed friendships in lieu of an increase in a bit more superficial relationships.

Let’s see what Paul has to add to this notion.

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