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Thinking from the Feeling Side

December 15, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

“Only emotion endures.” Ezra Pound

According to the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) there are two preferential and polar ways to make a decision: from thinking or from feeling. One is logical and analytical while the other is intuitive and core-values based. Neither is a better way to make a decision. Simply two different styles.

Now, in our American productivity-based culture “thinking” is often valued more than “feeling” as the best way to make decisions. Like Jack Webb (a long way back), “Just the facts ma’am.” But it was one of my advisors, Taryn Voget, who encouraged me to lean more toward the feeling side of my nature and not be so “clinical” about the way I manage my life.
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#93 Charlie: Curiosity and The Thrill of Not Knowing

December 12, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments


Show Notes 

Today I plan on doing another solosode with Producer Paul on a subject I wrote on a blog a few months ago, which was titled “The Thrill of Not Knowing.” The ever increasing popular speaker and writer Jordan Petersen once asked the question “What is your friend: the things you know, or the things you don’t know?”

I really like that question because I so strongly believe that it is “what I don’t know” that keeps fulfilled. I am an explorer, a wanderer, and an experimenter.

So you can see why I so resonate with Jordan Peterson’s quote above. My greatest friend is indeed “what I don’t know.”

I wonder, is this true for you as well? I have a feeling that curiosity and discovery are embedded in our DNA as human beings. How else can you explain the exponential growth in technology, the sciences and even the arts as we venture into that “galaxy far, far away”?

And then we have the all too familiar dialogue that opens the Star Trek series:

Space, the final frontier
These are the voyagers of the Starship Enterprise
Its five years mission
To explore strange new worlds
To seek out new life
And new civilizations
To boldly go where no man has gone before

Wow. The very statement gives me Goosebumps. And it has been true for just about as long as mankind has been around. As a species, we are wanderers and explorers seeking out strange new worlds.

So let’s bring in Producer Paul to talk a bit about this stuff.

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What Makes You Wealthy?

December 8, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments

Attention without feeling, I began to learn, is only a report. An openness — an empathy — was necessary if the attention was to matter. Mary Oliver

It’s a warm So Cal winter’s day in early December. We just had two or three days of very heavy and much needed rain leaving the air bright and crystal clear. I sit at my favorite spot for writing blogs—the Montage Hotel lobby in Laguna Beach. From my seat I have a view a large fireplace, a huge Christmas tree, and in the background out the window is a magnificent scene of the Pacific Ocean.
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#92 Peter Ashworth: Designing Your Next Chapter

December 4, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments


Show Notes 

Today we are in for a treat with my special guest Peter Ashworth. Bear with me as his introduction requires a bit more time than normal. That’s because Peter is far from normal.

Peter Ashworth is a 30-year veteran of creating companies and organizations. He is highly inspired every day to help others. He is currently the CEO and Founder of Live Possible | Fearless Life, an organization that helps people live their greatest potential.

Now this is really cool. Peter has just recently launched The Fearless Life Program, for those suffering from the debilitating effects of anxiety. As someone who has experienced this level of anxiety personally, I’m gonna be most interested in discovering more about Peter’s new program.

Did you know that Anxiety Disorders affect the lives of one in five people in North America? Peter’s Fearless Life program is a new, science-based, guided approach to killing anxiety. Fearless Life incorporates the amazing new breakthrough science of neuroplasticity, which we will talk about later.

Peter is also an Executive and Mindset Coach, which we will discover more in the show. An interesting note is that Peter played a role in the founding of Wells of Life, the charity that I am so deeply involved with.

Finally, Peter is a husband, father of 2 highly accomplished college-athletes, a fitness nut, an outdoor adventurer, and an artist.

So… before we run out of time why don’t we get Peter on the mic as we discuss, among other things, personal life design and strategies you might use to create your Next Chapter.

You can contact Peter Ashworth at peter@ashworthandcompany.com

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#91 Dr. Anita: What You’re Really Good At

November 27, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments


Show Notes 

My guest today is Dr. Anita Polite-Wilson, affectionally known as Dr. Anita, has served as an executive coach, workshop facilitator, and organizational development consultant helping people and teams raise their awareness about leveraging individual strengths to accelerate organizational performance. With over 20 years of experience, she is a scholar-practitioner with deep knowledge in adult learning theory, coaching and mentoring, and implementation of organizational leadership initiatives aligned with the goals and objectives of corporate, government, and non-profit entities.

With that, let’s bring on Dr. Anita.

You can contact Dr. Anita at anita@doctoranita.com

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