#319 Taryn Voget:”In Person” Value or “Sound-Bite” Hype

June 12, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Hey Paul.

Did you know that our guest today, Taryn Voget, is responsible for birthing our podcast, The Next Chapter with Charlie. This show was all Taryn’s idea.

After she and I had lunch at a client’s cafeteria, she said something like, “Charlie, you ask such good questions, you should do a podcast.” That was 7 years ago, and today we are on show #319!

But that’s what Taryn does… she brings the best out of people and very often that best is about something that feels like a surprising attribute. 

And so today, executive coach, high level consultant and partner-in-thought, Taryn Voget, will surprise us with fresh ideas about life in a whole new era, one of the 60 second, sound-bite mentality that is making us all feel rather insane. 

I can’t wait to discover what is new in the brilliant mind of Taryn Voget.


Please check out Taryn’s fabulous website at HERE

Taryn also has a fascinating monthly Newsletter titled Coffee with Taryn. I subscribe… and that in itself is rare. Haha.

Check out Taryn on YouTube. It so cool!!!

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Dena Crowder: Identity is a Story We Tell Ourselves

June 4, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Show Notes #318 

My conversation today is with my dear friend and one-time personal coach, Dena Crowder. Dena makes the list of one of my “all-time favorite” people. Brilliant, wise, compelling, and… so much fun! 

Today we talk about the essentials of Dena’s upcoming book about Personal Identity. Dena writes. “Our identity is a story we tell ourselves about who we are and our place in the world.”

Dena and I agree that… Identity is a choice and an expression of your soul’s desire, your passion, your experiences, and your DNA. 

With that, it’s with great delight that I bring on our special guest.  


Please check out Dena’s website HERE.  

Enjoy Dena on Instagram HERE.



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#317 Michaela Renee Johnson: Everything You Need to Know About Life!

May 30, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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PLEASE NOTE: This show just might be my very, very favorite podcast!


Our guest today, Michaela Renee Johnson, writes this of herself. I couldn’t say it any better… Michaela says…  

I believe the key to living a happy life, is learning how to speak your truth with grace & live a courageous life of authenticity. This requires checking in with yourself, often, exploring old patterns that aren’t serving you, tapping into grit & resiliency, and having a growth-oriented mindset.

Michaela was a guest on the show more than two years ago. She was a hit. One of our very best. I am so looking forward to chatting with her about living authentically, checking in with ourselves, tapping into our grit and resiliency, and even more. 


Please check out Michaela Renee Johnson’s website at www.michaelarenee.com 

For information about what Michaela does in therapy click HERE.

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#316 Nico Morales: Essential Habits!

May 22, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments

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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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#315 Joseph Drolshagen: You ARE the Vision of Yourself

May 15, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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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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#313 Wendy Hooper Ross: The Housing Struggle and You

May 1, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Living in the Orange County Bubble, many of us are unfamiliar with the personal and economic struggles that many (if not most) Americans face on a daily basis. 

In my personal bubble I read that the market is great, but gas prices are up, and with those words I seem to feel that I have a grasp on our everyday economic state of affairs. Huh? It seems I have had my feet planted in mid-air. Did you know that very few Americans even have a meaningful investment in stocks. 93% of all stocks are owned by 10% of the population. And 80% of stocks are owned by old people.

So, gas prices DO matter, as does the cost of food and medicine and clothing and every single other thing that matters to most Americans. Did you know that some people in the OC are sacrificing medical expenses to pay rent or mortgage? 

My question is where does that leave our young adults and our older single adults? 

And that is what I talk about with our special and insightful guest, Wendy Hooper Ross—an unusually successful Real Estate representative who, post covid, experienced a kind of headlines to breadlines story… well maybe not exactly, but still… 


Visit Wendy’s website HERE.

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#312 Tom Yankle: Treating Life as a Business

April 24, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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At the age of 74, I am what’s called an early Baby Boomer. Maybe because of that, I am fascinated by the thoughts and motivations of younger generations like the Millennials and Gen Zs. 

Although in our generation gaps, we have many common habits and values. Still, there are also significant differences, especially when it comes to “how to live your life.”

My guest today, Tom Yankle, is an older millennial (at 40) who has a deep experience-based understanding of how people in the ages of 25-45 think about life.

Let’s see what he has to say…


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#311 Terry Hershey: Loitering in the Moment

April 17, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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It was probably couple of years ago that my good friend Terry Hershey brought up an idea that continues to leave me in a state of Wonder. He talked about Loitering in the Moment 

In fact, just a few weeks ago I wrote a blog on the subject and when I was chatting with Terry about doing a new podcast he suggested that be our topic. So here we are, Loitering in the Moment, that is resting in the present moment of a friend-to-friend recorded chat. 

I am happy that you choose to join us today. Happy loitering! 


Click here for a link to get a copy Terry’s book, The Gift of Enough. 

Check out more about Terry and his blog Sabbath Moment on his website at www.terryhershey.com

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#310 Lindsay Davis: Reimagining Your Future

April 10, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Our guest today is truly one of my very favorite people in the world, Lindsay Davis. And you know what?… we have never met… except in dozens of hours of very deep telephone conversations. As many of you already know, Lindsay is a delight—and a brilliant one. 

Professionally, Lindsay Davis is a highly sought-after Creative Business and Professional Coach, educator, and classical concert musician. Lindsay calls herself a “converted perfectionist,” who now focuses on a continual nurturing of a fresh and innovative approach to life. And that is what we will talk about today. 


You can contact Lindsay at lindsay@lindsaydaviscoaching.com 

Get Lindsay’s Path to Possibility Journal at http://thepathtopossibilityjournal.com/ 

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#309 Caitlin Cogan Doemner: When Authenticity is a Moving Target

April 3, 2024 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

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Today we have yet another favorite guest, Caitlin Cogan Doemner. After studying at Oxford University and then receiving an MBA from Biola University, Caitlin co-founded and launched her sales management company in March 2013. In less than three years, they had earned their first million dollars.

Since then, Caitlin has traveled the world for 3 years with her family of three children—a special adventure for any family, especially with children from 5 to 9.

You know, Paul, two qualities attract me to my dearest friends: I like intelligent people and I like interesting people. And, as you will soon discover, Caitlin excels at both. 

So, let’s discover more about Caitlin Cogan Doemner as we delve into the fascinating idea of Authenticity as a Moving Target. 


Check out Caitlin’s astounding website HERE. Or the business version found at www.ecstaticsales.com  

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