Originality is Birthed in the Ordinary

May 25, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Be regular and ordinary in your life…, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” Gustave Flaubert Novelist (1821-1880)

I am a creative. I write and think oddly. I live not in resonance with the norm. And that is not a choice, it is an intrinsic way of being. It is who I am by nature.

The Odd Man

The funny thing is… those who do not know me well may be surprised by my idiosyncrasies (or not). For, I can hold my own in public and at public events. My preference, however, is to do what I am doing right now. Sit at my computer and compose that which makes little sense to anyone except me. Yet to me it makes all the sense in the world.
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#316 Nico Morales: Essential Habits!

May 22, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments

Show Notes 

Our guest today, Nico Morales, believes that goals are indeed important. However, if you begin your actions with ideas about how to reach the destination (or the goal) you just might be missing the real starting point. 

Nico Morales is here with us to talk about the real Starting Point: Your Habits! Success comes only from habits that lead to success. 

So… what do those habits look like?

Let’s see what Nico Morales has to say. 


Please check out Nico’s fine website HERE

Please check out Nico’s book, 5 Things to Know Before You Get Sober

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When Hopeful is Not Helpful, Then What?

May 18, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

I don’t want you to feel hopeful, I want you to feel panic and do something about it!” Unknown Gen Z Person (born between 1995-2009)

Throughout the history of the world there have been dozens of times that people have declared “the end of the world is at hand.” This is even more evident when you consider the predictions of apocalyptic biblical “end times.”

Although it is certainly above my paygrade to forecast “end of the world,” without any doubt a nuclear war, a catastrophic pandemic, or world altering global climate change could radically alter the world as we know it.
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#315 Joseph Drolshagen: You ARE the Vision of Yourself

May 15, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Show Notes  

In today’s show, we walk along a journey of success and travail, for the two are inextricably tied together. Joseph Drolshagen shares a convincing argument of the value of difficulty and how to use that difficulty for shaping the life you really want.

The two questions Joseph asks every client are: (1) Where are you now” And, (2) Where do you want to be? He believes the answer to the second question, “Who do you want to be?” always comes down to a matter of personal vision. 

We address those questions and many more on this entertaining and fabulously insightful podcast on how to overcome the obstacles that get in the way of you and the life you want.  


Please check out Joseph’s really fine website HERE

If you want free 15 minutes with Joseph, contact him at www.coachwithjoey.com  

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Wonder and the Divine

May 11, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Wonder is the only adequate category by which theologians properly begin and end their work.” Belden C. Lane, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes

“… language is simply not enough to understand [the wonder of God],” argues Belden Lane. In order to comprehend “wonder of God” we must move into the realm of the ineffable, the negative way of using no words or images. We must stand alone in the desert of the mind, allowing ourselves to be “taken” afresh by the Spirit into lands inexplicable. Lands which are in truth more real than the ones we observe or describe because what we observe is only a reflection of that which is most Real—the land of the Divine.
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