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Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends
Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends

Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends

Most people never give themselves permission or know how to chase their big ambitions. Our framework helps you discover, declare, and realize yours so you can have a fulfilling life and impact the world for good.

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Kari Jobe - Declaring Truth Over Your Ambitions

10/28/2020

For more than two decades, well-respected worship leader Kari Jobe has been using her gifts to lead people into the presence of God. When she began leading worship at age 13, she never imagined she would be nominated for a GRAMMY®, win multiple Dove Awards, have a RIAA Gold Certified single, or be praised by the New York Times. She has sold more than 1.4 million albums (TEA) in her career and has more than one billion career streams. Originally from Texas and now residing in Nashville, she tours the country with her husband Cody Carnes and their two boys, Canyon and Kingston, and they both serve at their home church The Belonging Co.

Not sure if you heard, but we're in a global pandemic. We put together a free workbook for you- Dreaming Big in a Pandemic. Get it here.

On the episode:

Producer : Tatave Abeshyan 

Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel 

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Katie Spotz - Endurance for Ambition

10/21/2020
00:31:17

Katie Spotz is a Christian adventurer, charitable ambassador, author and world-record holder. Katie is the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean and was the first person to have swum the entire length of the Allegheny River. Katie recently finished her latest challenge, Run4Water, running 138-miles nonstop across Maine. To date, $400,000 has been raised for clean water projects as a result of Katie's adventures. Katie's story has been featured on CBS Morning Show, CBS Evening News, World News with Diane Sawyer, Anderson Cooper 360, New York Times, NPR, and other media outlets.

Not sure if you heard, but we're in a global pandemic. We put together a free workbook for you- Dreaming Big in a Pandemic. Get it here.

On the episode:

Producer : Tatave Abeshyan 

Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel 

Lecrae - Dreaming for Restoration

10/14/2020
00:33:31

Lecrae is a Grammy award-winning hip hop artist, entrepreneur, activist, and New York Times best-selling author. He is internationally respected for his socially responsible advocacy work, from mental health awareness and suicide prevention to racial justice and police brutality awareness. His newest book, entitled I Am Restored: How I Lost My Religion but Found My Faith, released Oct. 13 from Zondervan. Lecrae lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and three children.

Calling All Writers!

Bob is opening up his unique, exclusive Facebook writing course this week only. Bob will guide you through his best practices-tips, mindset, process-everything. It's a really special community that gets formed, too, with a ton of peer feedback and support. It's only $99 and closing quickly. If you're interested, click HERE .

Not sure if you heard, but we're in a global pandemic. We put together a free workbook for you- Dreaming Big in a Pandemic. Get it here.

On the episode:

Producer : Tatave Abeshyan

Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel 

Natalie Grant - Creating Something for Others

10/7/2020
00:30:25

Eight-time Grammy nominee Natalie Grant has remained one of Christian music's top-selling artists with more than 500 million streams and multiple number 1's on the Billboard albums and singles charts. Most recently, Grant launched her newest album No Stranger, which set a 20-year milestone and gave the singer the biggest first week debut of her career.

A fierce advocate for social justice, Natalie is also the co-founder of Hope For Justice, an international non-profit organization with 32 offices spanning 10 countries that works to end modern day slavery.

Over her 20-year career, Natalie's prayer and mission has remained consistent: that people would experience faith and hope in everything that she does. Though her reach and responsibilities are vast, she continues to focus on her number one priority - family. Grant and her husband, Grammy award-winning songwriter/producer Bernie Herms, live in Nashville with their three daughters Bella, Grace and Sadie.

Not sure if you heard, but we're in a global pandemic. We put together a free workbook for you- Dreaming Big in a Pandemc. Get it here.

On this episode:

Producer: Tatave Abeshyan

Producer & Co -host: Scott Schimmel 

Bob Goff Dreaming Big is what Love Does

9/30/2020
00:38:09

Season 3 is now live, and we're so excited to share it with you. This season, we're going to dive deep with each conversation into the nitty gritty of bringing an ambition to life. We want to know what it's really like to go from dream to reality.


On the episode with Bob:

Producers : Tatave Abeshyan 

Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel 

Season 2 Finale with Bob Goff

8/4/2020
00:35:02
It's a wrap on Season 2 of the Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends. We've been through quite a bit together throughout the past few months with this season. Political division, global pandemic, economic shutdown, racial injustice...throughout all of it we've continued to carve out time each week to engage in thoughtful conversations about pursuing big ambitions. Thank you for being a part of the podcast family! Don't worry, although we're taking a break for a few weeks, recording and production efforts have already begun on Season 3 with a unique twist...so stay tuned!Bob's new book, Dream Big,  is now available. In meantime, go to bit.ly/dreambigworksheet to receive your free Dream Big Workbook. Also on the episode: Producer: Tatave Abeshyan Engineer: Jackson Carpenter Producer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel
Jeremy Courtney is founder and CEO of Preemptive Love Coalition, a "first in, last to leave" community of peacemakers who provide front lines relief and long-term development in Iraq, Syria, and other areas of polarizing conflict. He is the author of Preemptive Love: Pursuing Peace One Heart at a Time. Preemptive Love Coalition is regularly featured on CNN, FOX, ABC, NBC, PBS, CBS, Al-Jazeera, the BBC, and in The New York Times and USA Today. Jeremy has written for The Washington Post, TIME, and The Daily Beast.  Jeremy has lived in Iraq with his wife, Jessica, and their two children since the middle of the Iraq War.Bob's new book, Dream Big,  is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel
 Jamie Ivey is a podcaster, author, and speaker from Austin, Texas. She and her husband, Aaron, are parents to four kids, three of them being teenagers, so they are primarily Uber drivers. Jamie loves to encourage women to love Jesus with all of their heart, soul, and mind. She believes stories change the world! She reveals this through her popular podcast, The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey, and through her bestselling book "If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free." Her new book, "You Be You: Why Satisfaction and Success Are Closer Than You Think" (B&H Books), will be released October 1, 2020 and is now available for pre-order. Connecting with Jamie is easy, @jamieivey on Instagram and Facebook, or visit www.jamieivey.com for more. Bob's new book, Dream Big,  is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel
Scott Sauls is the senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, co- founding pastor of the Nashville Institute for Faith and Work and author of "Jesus Outside the Lines," "Befriend," "From Weakness to Strength," and "Irresistible Faith." He previously served at New York City's Redeemer Presbyterian Church as a lead and preaching pastor alongside Dr. Timothy Keller. His work has been featured in Christianity Today, Relevant, The Gospel Coalition and more.Scott's new book, "A Gentle Answer: Our 'Secret Weapon' in an Age of Us Against Them" is now available. Bob's new book, Dream Big,  is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Levi Lusko - Waking Up to a Better Future

7/7/2020
00:36:25
Levi Lusko is the founder and lead pastor of Fresh Life Church located in Montana, Wyoming, Oregon, and Utah. He is the bestselling author of Through the Eyes of a Lion, Swipe Right, and I Declare War. Levi also travels the world speaking about Jesus. He and his wife, Jennie, have one son, Lennox, and four daughters: Alivia, Daisy, Clover, and Lenya, who is in heaven. For more information about Levi, please visit LeviLusko.com.Bob's new book, Dream Big,  is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Brad Montague - Creating a Better World for Kids

6/30/2020
00:26:40
 Brad Montague is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and the award-winning writer, director, creator of Kid President. As an artist, Montague's illustration work is spread across the internet daily and can regularly be seen on newsstands in Joanna and Chip Gaine's The Magnolia Journal. His work has garnered millions of views, been translated into countless languages, and caught the attention of people like Beyonce, Tom Hanks, and even the Obama White House. His book 'Becoming Better Grownups' will release from Penguin Random House's Avery Books on March 31, 2020.Montague Workshop is the creative agency Brad runs alongside his wife, Kristi. They serve as a 'friendly bureau of imagination' working to reimagine the future through the stories people tell and the ways they are told. From large brands and events to projects with Cartoon Network, the Walt Disney Company, the Fred Rogers Center and more, Montague Workshop is a joyfully rebellious breath of fresh air. With a special emphasis on finding ways kids and grownups can work together, their work is always about inspiring, encouraging and entertaining. Montague is the force behind 'Socktober' the worldwide annual drive connecting people to their local homeless shelters. Each year millions of people take part in providing basic human needs to men, women, and children without homes. It is a community driven project where people take part for no reward or recognition, but strictly for the good of their neighbors who are homeless.Social links: Instagram: @bradmontagueTwitter: @thebradmontagueFacebook: http://facebook.com/montagueworkshopBecoming Better Grownups: http://beabettergrownup.comBob's new book is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel
Rory is one-half of the Grammy award winning country-music duo Joey+Rory. As a songwriter, he's written multiple number-one songs including "Some Beach" by Blake Shelton and "Little More Country Than That" by Easton Corbin. His memoir This Life I Live is a New York Times Bestseller. As a blogger, Rory shares his heart and story with the world in real-time through his personal blog that has over 2.3 million Facebook followers. And as a filmmaker and storyteller, he recently signed on as the chief-creative-officer for the television cable network RFD-TV and oversees all new shows and production. He also writes, shoots, and edits his new television docu-series This Life I Live, that brings his blog-style storytelling to life in 50 million homes each Sunday night.Rory and his 6-year-old daughter Indiana live an hour south of Nashville on a historic farm where she attends a one-room schoolhouse with a dozen other children from the community that was built on the farm.  Bob's new book is now available.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Johnnyswim - Dreaming Big for Family and Friendship

6/16/2020
00:33:28

JOHNNYSWIM?Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano?translate the memories, moments, and milestones on their journey as a married couple into spirited, slick, and soulful anthems steeped in singer-songwriter tradition, yet amplified by alternative experimentation, rock energy, and pop ambition. Building a fanbase through constant touring, 2013's Heart Beats EP spawned "Don't Let It Get You Down," which clocked 17 million-plus Spotify streams. Their first full-length, Diamonds, arrived in 2014 as its single "Home" famously became the theme to HGTV hit Fixer Upper. The 2016 follow-up Georgica Pond yielded another fan favorite "First Try" as the duo sold out dates around the world. Along the way, they garnered acclaim from Rolling Stone, NPR, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Nylon, Du Jour, and VH1 in addition to performing on The Today Show, CONAN, and more. Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning powerhouse Malay [Frank Ocean, Sam Smith], the group's 2019 third full-length, Moonlight [Britannia Row Recordings/BMG], shines a light on the strength of their bond, the scope of their musical palette, and spirit of their stories together.


Are you ready to start dreaming big? CLICK HERE to receive your free Dream Big Workbook.


Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave Abeshyan 

Engineer: Jackson Carpenter

Producer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Popular Instagram poet and artist Morgan Harper Nichols has created her life's work around the stories of others. Morgan's popular Instagram feed (@morganharpernichols) has garnered a loyal online community, and she is the author of All Along You Were Blooming, a book of poems and art she created in response to the personal stories submitted by her friends and followers. Known for its lyrical tone and vibrant imagery, Morgan's work is an organic expression of the grace and hope we've been given in this world. Morgan has also performed as a vocalist on several GRAMMY-nominated projects and written for various artists, including a Billboard #1 single performed by her sister, Jamie-Grace. Morgan is often on the road creating, teaching, and performing, in hopes of spreading her unique inspirational message and inviting others into her creative process. Morgan currently resides in Orange County, California, with her family.Bob's new book, coming June 23rd, is now available for pre-order. Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson Carpenter

Lauren Akins - The Courage to Walk Through Open Doors

5/26/2020
00:37:43
Lauren Akins is a devoted mother, wife and philanthropist who lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, Country superstar Thomas Rhett and their three little girls Willa Gray, Ada James and Lennon. Lauren has been a passionate supporter and active volunteer for years and is enthusiastically continuing to support children in Uganda through her efforts with Love One International. Bob's new book, coming June 23rd, is now available for pre-order. Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Donald Miller - How to Pivot Quickly and Wisely

5/19/2020
00:40:27
Donald Miller has helped thousands of businesses clarify their marketing messages so their companies grow. He's the CEO of StoryBrand, the cohost of the Building a StoryBrand Podcast, and the author of several books, including the bestsellers Blue Like Jazz and A Million Miles in a Thousand Years. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Betsy, and their dogs, Lucy and June Carter.Bob's latest digital course, Author Class with Bob Goff, is now available for a limited time.Also on the episode:Producer: Tatave AbeshyanEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Jen Hatmaker -- Becoming Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire

5/12/2020
00:36:05
Jen Hatmaker is the author of 12 books, including the New York Times bestselling "Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life," "For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards," and "7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess." Jen is also the creator and happy host of award-winning For the Love! Podcast with Jen Hatmaker, delighted curator of the Jen Hatmaker Book Club and sought-after speaker who tours the country every year speaking to women. She and her husband, Brandon, founded the Legacy Collective and also starred in the popular series "My Big Family Renovation" and "Your Big Family Renovation" on HGTV. Jen is a mom to five and a zealous resident of Austin, Texas, where she and her family are helping keep Austin weird. For more information, please visit www.JenHatmaker.com.Make sure you pick up a copy of Jen's latest book, Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire: The Guide to Being Glorious You.Bob's latest digital course, Author Class with Bob Goff, is now available for a limited time.Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Rachel and Dave Hollis -- Rise to Your Dreams

5/5/2020
00:32:10
Rachel Hollis is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a top business podcaster, the founder and CEO of the Hollis Company, a company that exists to help people build better lives, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. As a bestselling author and wildly successful lifestyle influencer, she has built a global social media fanbase in the millions.Dave Hollis is the COO of the Hollis Company. He is husband to Rachel and father to Jackson, Sawyer, Ford, and Noah. Together with his wife, Dave hosts the podcast Rise Together, a top health podcast on iTunes. Dave was previously president of distribution for the Walt Disney Studios until he left to apply his experiences to the expansion of the Hollis Company.Rachel and Dave live with their family in Austin, Texas, where he drives a 1969 Ford Bronco named Incredible Hulk and has a mini schnauzer named Jeffrey.Author Class Launches In One Week!Everyone has at least one or two books in them. We put together a seven step writing framework called Author Class so you can get your words out into the world. With this online course, you will receive videos from Bob to accompany each of the seven steps of the framework, as well as guided exercises in an interactive PDF workbook. We'd love for you to join us for this online experience and be a part of an amazing community of writers!Join our waitlist today to be the first to receive updates about the course and early access to register!Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Max Lucado - Engaging the World With Hope

4/28/2020
00:31:29
Max Lucado is a best-selling Christian author and writer and preacher at Oak Hills Church (formerly the Oak Hills Church of Christ) in San Antonio, Texas.Max has written almost 100 books with 80 million copies in print, including three recipients of the Charles "Kip" Jordon Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year (Just Like Jesus, In the Grip of Grace, and When God Whispers Your Name), and has also appeared regularly on several bestseller lists including the New York Times Best Seller List.Lucado was named "America's Pastor" by Christianity Today magazine and in 2005 was named by Reader's Digest as "The Best Preacher in America." He has also been featured on The Fox News Channel, NBC Nightly News, Larry King Live, LLBN, and USA Today. He has been a featured speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast.This month, we're also offering a take-home workbook you can use to guide your discernment for the work you can do as a force for good in this world.Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

John Cotton Richmond - Dreaming for Justice

4/21/2020
00:35:14
John Cotton Richmond serves as the United States Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons and leads the Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. In October 2018, the Senate unanimously confirmed him and President Trump appointed him to lead the United States' global engagement to combat human trafficking and support the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts across the U.S. government.Ambassador Richmond comes to the highest position in the federal government dedicated to combating human trafficking, after a distinguished career in the global battle for freedom. He co-founded the Human Trafficking Institute that exists to decimate modern slavery at its source by empowering police and prosecutors to use victim-centered and trauma-informed methods to hold traffickers accountable and ensure survivors are treated with respect and care.Prior to the Institute, Ambassador Richmond served, for more than ten years, as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice's Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit where he was named one of the "Federal Prosecutors of the Year" by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation. He investigated and prosecuted numerous victim-centered labor and sex trafficking cases throughout the United States. He also prosecuted cross burnings, police misconduct, and neo-Nazi hate crimes cases. Ambassador Richmond regularly served as an expert to the United Nations Working Group on Trafficking in Persons. He also lived in India for three years pioneering International Justice Mission's anti-slavery work.Ambassador Richmond's work to combat human trafficking has earned numerous honors, including: receiving the David Allred Award for Exceptional Contributions to Civil Rights, twice earning the Department of Homeland Security's Outstanding Investigative Accomplishments in a Human Trafficking Award, as well as twice receiving the Department of Justice's Special Commendation Award.Ambassador Richmond has trained judges, prosecutors, federal agents, law enforcement officers, and non-governmental organizations on effective, proactive human trafficking investigative and prosecutorial strategies. He also taught Human Trafficking Law, Policy, and Litigation at Pepperdine School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School. In 2018, while at the Human Trafficking Institute, he co-authored the first Federal Human Trafficking Report that collected and analyzed all the active federal human trafficking cases in the United States. Ambassador Richmond earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Mary Washington and his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law.???????This month, we're also offering a take-home workbook you can use to guide your discernment for the work you can do as a force for good in this world.Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmelpushplayproductions.orgPush Play ProductionsA production agency out of Bend OR that specializes in Content Creation, Digital Marketing and Podcast Editing.scottschimmelspeaks.comScott Schimmel SpeaksScott Schimmel is a public speaker for conferences, school assemblies, keynotes, workshops, and retreats.

Bob Goff - Dreaming Big for the World

4/14/2020
00:27:25
There's never been a time where we're more mindful of the connections we share globally. Way more than infecting each other with viruses through a pandemic; everything we do is interwoven, between our economies, policies,  health practices, and values. Like the quarantined Italians serenading each other across the piazzas, we're all learning how to look out for each other's shared interests and get more involved in each other's welfare.The pressing question then becomes: how do we be thoughtful and wise about the role we might play in redeeming the world?This month, we're also offering a take-home workbook you can use to guide your discernment for the work you can do as a force for good in this world.Bob's done relief work overseas for decades. He's learned a lot about himself, about crossing cultures, and doing work that lasts. Listen in this week as we kick off a series of conversations with global leaders about Dreaming Big for the World.Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Miles Adcox - Dreaming in the Time of Coronavirus

4/7/2020
00:34:33
Entrepreneur, speaker, and host, Miles Adcox. He is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally acclaimed emotional health retreat center that delivers life changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional health intensives. He is the owner of Onsite Music Publishing and Milestones at Onsite. He also serves as the spokesperson of The Onsite Foundation and the International Society for Experiential Professionals (ISEP). Miles has created and managed multiple mental health programs, personal growth workshops, and speaks nationally on emotional wellness. He and Onsite have been featured on 20/20, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Dr Phil Show, and many more. Miles works with, consults, and serves on the board of several non profits. He alsoconsults major brands on organizational health and emotional wellness. He is a communication, personal growth, and mental health consultant to the entertainment industry.Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Lisa Bevere - Big Ambitions for Your Family

3/31/2020
00:31:22
Lisa Bevere's authentic and passionate teachings weave profound biblical truths with practical application. A New York Times best-selling author, her books are in the hands of millions worldwide. Lisa and her husband John are the founders of Messenger International.Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Bethany Hamilton - Unstoppable Dreams

3/24/2020
00:27:48
Bethany Hamilton has become a source of inspiration to millions through her story of determination, faith, and hope. At the age of 13, Bethany lost her left arm to a 14-foot tiger shark, which seemed to end her career as a rising surf star. One month after the attack, Bethany returned to the water and within two years had won her first national title. In 2007, she realized her dream of surfing professionally and since then, her story has been told in a New York Times best selling autobiography and in the 2011 film, Soul Surfer. Bethany is involved in numerous charitable efforts, including her own foundation, Friends of Bethany, which reaches out to amputees and youth, encouraging and offering hope to overcome through Jesus Christ. Using her platform as a professional athlete to promote living a fit and healthy lifestyle, she authored the book Body and Soul in 2014. Bethany's latest project, Unstoppable, a surf documentary which showcases her as one of the best women surfers in the world, released theatrically in the USA on July 12, 2019, accompanied by a photo book and a children's book. Passionate about helping young women be unstoppable in life and faith, Bethany has launched a new website and online course for sharing content and facilitating connection. Her greatest joy is being a wife and mother, and she continues to touch and inspire lives globally as a professional surfer and motivational speaker.BethanyHamilton.com Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Bob Goff - A Message of Hope

3/17/2020
00:27:36
When our lives and routines get disrupted, big feelings arise. Then you add in the threat to our financial stability and health...even bigger reactions. Maybe you find yourself overcome with fear and anxiety. Or maybe you're disengaging and shutting down emotionally. Either way- you're human! What does it look like to engage this unusual time with wisdom and grace?Also- we know what an unusual time this is. What if this great disruption was an opportunity for you to engage with your learning and growth? For a limited time, we're cutting the costs of all our digital courses starting tomorrow, Thursday, March 19th on dreambigframework.com/coursesAlso on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Kayla Stoecklein - Dreaming Again After Loss

3/10/2020
00:34:02
Kayla Stoecklein resides in southern California with her three young boys. Her life was flipped upside-down by the sudden loss of her husband, Andrew. In the wake of his death Kayla has bravely and vulnerably shared her deepest pain with the world. Her pain has become her purpose as she continues to encourage others who are struggling while pointing them to God along the way. When she has a day to herself you can find Kayla sitting by her favorite lifeguard tower at the beach, sipping an iced coffee, reading a good book, and searching for little glimpses of heaven on earth. --Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host:  Scott Schimmel

Bob at San Quentin - Dreaming for a Renewed Life

3/3/2020
00:29:04
For the past year Bob and friends have been regularly visiting the inmates at San Quentin State Prison just north of San Francisco. Although the context is for Bob to teach a modified Dream Big workshop, the inmates have been the real teachers. They are living examples of grace, redemption, respect, and the courage to dream again.Maybe you're not in prison, but you find yourself stuck in the circumstances of your life. Listen in to this thoughtful conversation between Bob Goff and Kevin (aka 'Special Kay'), Vincent, and Brandon and be inspired by the courage of the inmates to dream for a new life. --Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. Also on the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Bianca Olthoff - Dreaming Big for Quality Relationships

2/25/2020
00:29:36
Bianca Juarez Olthoff is a best-selling author of Play with Fire and How to Have Your Life Not Suck. She is a passionate Jesus-loving, bible-teaching, book-writing MexiRican who loves to help people navigate life, connect in community, and live significantly. Bianca is passionate about inspiring the next generation to discover life and purpose in Jesus.As founder and President of In The Name of Love, she is committed to the incarcerated and equipping inmates to discover freedom despite their surroundings. Through conferences and resources, she travels to host gatherings for both men and women. Knowing the power of words and how to wield them wisely, Bianca travels over 40 times a year both domestically and internationally to speak at conferences, churches, and colleges.Order her latest book: How to Have Your Life Not SuckFollow her @BiancaOlthoff----Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Beth Moore -- Dreaming Big for a Fruitful Life

2/18/2020
00:33:32
Author and speaker Beth Moore is a dynamic teacher whose conferences take her across the globe. Beth founded Living Proof Ministries in 1994 with the purpose of encouraging women to know and love Jesus through the study of Scripture. She has written numerous bestselling books and Bible studies, including So Long, Insecurity, Breaking Free, Believing God, Entrusted, and The Quest, which have been read by women of all ages, races, and denominations. Another recent addition includes her first work of fiction, The Undoing of Saint Silvanus.Beth recently celebrated twenty years of Living Proof Live conferences. She can be seen teaching Bible studies on the television program Living Proof with Beth Moore, aired on the Trinity Broadcasting Network.She and her husband of forty years reside in Houston, Texas. She is a dedicated wife, the mother of two adult daughters, and the grandmother of three delightful grandchildren.Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Propaganda -- Dreaming Big For Your Community

2/11/2020
00:30:38
Propaganda is a poet, political activist, husband, father, academic & emcee. With LA flowing through his veins & armed with a bold message, Propaganda has assembled a body of work that challenges and guides. Propaganda's ideas stem from where he sits at the intersection. He sees how cultures cross and inspire one another, and can see the oneness of us all. Propaganda will cause you to nod your head, but more importantly, he will stretch your mind & heart. Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be.https://dreambigframework.com/workshops/publicspeakinglivehttps://dreambigframework.com/workshops/sandiego/february On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel 

Behind the Scenes with Bob

2/4/2020
00:24:10
Are you someone who wants to engage the world, inspire others and build a platform?  Only a few years ago, Bob was a practicing attorney managing a law practice. Now, he runs an international non-profit, he's a bestselling author and a renowned speaker. How did he get there? What steps did he take to pursue his big ambitions to bring justice to developing countries and inspire everyday people to be a part of justice, too? This week Scott interviews Bob and walks him through step by step what he did to start speaking and writing books. Discovering what your big ambitions are is the first important step. After that, you need to figure out how to get there. This month we're offering a free chapter and video from our digital library in the Dream Big Taking Off course about getting creative. Click the link above to download the workbook and watch the video to get some clarity on what your next steps might be. On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel
Kirsten Powers is a USA Today columnist and CNN senior political analyst where she regularly appears on Anderson Cooper 360, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and The Lead with Jake Tapper. The Washington Post called her "bright-eyed, sharp-tongued, [and] gamely combative" and "a ferocious advocate for her points of view." Prior to USA Today, Kirsten was a columnist for the Daily Beast, American Prospect Online and the New York Post. The Columbia Journalism Review praised her as "an outspoken liberal journalist" in a sea of opposition at Fox News, where she previously served as a political analyst.Before her career in journalism, Kirsten was a political appointee in the Clinton Administration and worked in New York Democratic politics. She was also Vice President for International Communications at America Online, Inc. where she oversaw the public launches of AOL businesses in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Hong Kong and Australia.This month, in honor of the new year and the new decade, we have a free PDF workbook for you to download. It's a user-friendly guide to defining your core values and fundamental beliefs- the essential building blocks to discovering which dreams you should invest in this year. On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Henry Cloud -- Dreaming Big for Healthy Relationships

1/21/2020
00:29:50
Dr. Cloud is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and his books have sold nearly 20 million copies. His leadership book, Integrity, was dubbed by the New York Times as "the best book in the bunch." In 2011, Necessary Endings was called "the most important book you read all year." His book "Boundaries For Leaders" was named by CEO Reads in the top five leadership books of its year. Dr. Cloud's work has been featured and reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher's Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Success Magazine named Dr. Cloud in the top 25 most influential leaders in personal growth and development, alongside Oprah, Brene Brown, Seth Godin, and others. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, Fox News Channel, and other national media outlets.???In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with CEOs, Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEOs, leadership teams and executives to improve performance, leadership skills, and culture. He also has a specialty in high net worth family offices. ???His experience includes three decades as a consultant, and as an entrepreneur, he started and grew a successful chain of treatment centers in over 40 cities across the western United States. His experience running a business of this magnitude lends credibility to his expertise on leadership matters in the companies with which he works.?As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, President George Bush, Marcus Buckingham, Magic Johnson, Peyton Manning, and many others. ??Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University and his clinical internship at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. His philanthropic interests lie in homelessness in the inner city, as well as missions in the developing world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy. He enjoys golf, scuba diving, boating, and fishing.???BACKGROUND:?B.S. Psychology, Southern Methodist University???Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Clinical Psychology, Biola UniversityThis month, in honor of the new year and the new decade, we have a free PDF workbook for you to download. It's a user-friendly guide to defining your core values and fundamental beliefs- the essential building blocks to discovering which dreams you should invest in this year. On the episode:Producers: Tatave Abeshyan and Haley KingEngineer: Jackson CarpenterProducer & Co-host: Scott Schimmel

Bob Goff -- Season 2: Dreaming Big in 2020

1/14/2020
00:21:05

Season 2 is now live, with more friends, deep conversations, and practical tools to guide you to discover, declare, and chase your big ambitions! 

This month, in honor of the new year and the new decade, we have a free PDF workbook for you to download . It's a user-friendly guide to defining your core values and fundamental beliefs- the essential building blocks to discovering which dreams you should invest in this year.

On the episode:
Producers : Tatave Abeshyan and Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Final Episode of Season 1

10/29/2019
00:26:40

It's true- we're landing the plane on Season 1 of the Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff & Friends. Over one million of you downloaded episodes during our first season, and we couldn't be more thankful! We've had such a profound journey of talking with and learning from some dear friends. It's been such an honor to learn from them, and from each of you as you've engaged with us!

What was your favorite episode from Season 1?

We did something special for this final episode. We posted an Instagram story to hear from you the questions that were left unanswered from all of the episodes, and Bob responded to a few. Questions like:

"How do I know what my big dream even is?"

"What do I do when my family doesn't understand my big dream?"

"How do you know if what you're chasing or pursuing is right?"

"How do you share a sense of ambition when you're on a different track with someone?"
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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Ed Eason -- Show Up For Your Dreams

10/22/2019
00:32:41

He tours with artists who have sold more than 30 million records collectively. He regularly performs in front of more than a million people per tour all around the world. As a guitarist for artists like Carrie Underwood and others, Ed has performed on most major TV and award shows, including the Grammy's, Saturday Night Live, American Idol, The Voice, The Tonight Show with Letterman, Leno, Jimmy Fallon and countless more. As well, Ed has performed alongside music icons like Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac.

Just like Ed's music, his speaking is passionate, inspiring, and delivered flawlessly. It is truly a one of a kind talent, with a one of a kind heart. He speaks to corporate audiences, churches, non-profits, colleges, and student groups.This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to create a final checklist to land the plane of your big ambitions.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Danielle Strickland -- Getting It Done

10/16/2019
00:31:00

Danielle Strickland is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Her aggressive compassion has served people firsthand in countries all over the world. From establishing Justice Departments for The Salvation Army to launching Global anti-trafficking initiatives, to creating new movements to mobilize people towards transformational living. Danielle trains, advocates, and inspires people to live differently.

Danielle is the author of 5 books with her most recent being The Ultimate Exodus: Finding Freedom From What Enslaves You and The Zombie Gospel: The Walking Dead and What it means to be Human. She is host of DJStrickland Podcast, Co-founder of Infinitum, Amplify Peace, Brave Global and Women Speakers Collective. Danielle is a mom of 3, wife to @stephencourt and has been affectionately called the "ambassador of fun".

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Jeremy Cowart -- Committed for the Long Haul

10/8/2019
00:34:36

Named the "Most Influential Photographer on the Internet" by Huffington Post, Forbes and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is an award-winning photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose mission in life is to "explore the intersection of creativity and empathy." Jeremy has published four books and is a sought-after speaker, having presented at TEDx, the United Nations and creative conferences across the country. 

His latest endeavor is The Purpose Hotel, a planned global for-profit hotel chain designed to fuel the work of not-for-profit organizations. He's the founder of a global photography movement, Help-Portrait, a mobile social networking app called OKDOTHIS, and an online teaching platform, See University. He lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife and four children, two of whom they recently adopted from Haiti.

Jeremy's new book "I'm Possible: Jumping Into Fear and Discovering a Life of Purpose" is now available! The book is based on Jeremy's viral life story video that was released in 2015 and launched Jeremy's speaking career where he has delivered this message to tens of thousands across America ever since. The book dives much deeper into all of the stories and projects Jeremy has done and ultimately encourages people of all ages to jump into fear in order to find their own purpose in life. Order NOW! 

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Land The Plane

10/2/2019
00:18:15

For all the planning that you've been doing to set absurd expectations, explore opportunities,  clear the path, take action, expect setbacks and sustaining belief, it's now time to land the plane of your big ambitions. This is the moment, now is the time. Don't wait a minute longer, heaven is leaning over the rails to watch what you do next.

For some, the hardest part of the dream big framework is finding the courage to set absurd expectations in the first place. 

For others, though, they get stuck in the planning. There's so much thinking and pondering and ruminating that it becomes a never-ending cycle of inactivity. Going public with your dreams requires courage, and the temptation to wait a little longer or plan a little more is strong. 

But you have to land the plane.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Priscilla Shirer -- Setbacks Are Your Teacher

9/24/2019
00:29:32

Priscilla Shirer is a wife and mom first, but put a Bible in her hand and a message in her heart, and you'll see why thousands meet God in powerful, personal ways at her conferences and through her books and Bible studies.

She and her husband, Jerry, lead Going Beyond Ministries through which they provide spiritual support and resources to the body of Christ. They count it as their greatest privilege to serve every denomination and culture across the spectrum of the church.Between writing and studying, you'll probably find Priscilla at home cleaning up after (and trying to satisfy the appetites of) her three rapidly growing boys.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Ian Cron -- Letting Life Grow You

9/17/2019
00:45:35

Ian Morgan Cron is a champion of the Enneagram, awakener of people, and bestselling author of the popular Enneagram book, The Road Back to You. As a pioneer in the contemporary Enneagram movement, Ian is a highly sought-after speaker, thinker and advisor to a growing roster of clients such as: Leadercast, Catalyst, Ramsey Solutions, Michael Hyatt Company, Discovery Channel, EDGE Mentoring, Willow Creek, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University, Denver Seminary, Belmont University, Laity Lodge, and The Storyline Conference with Donald Miller.Ian is an accomplished author who "has the gift of making his human journey a parable for all of our journeys" (Fr. Richard Rohr).

Ian's writing career began in 2007 when he published his widely acclaimed novel, Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale, which offers a historical account of St. Francis of Assisi's life, woven into the compelling narrative of a 21st-century pilgrimage. Ian's 2011 memoir, Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A memoir of sorts..., was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and a featured title in the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. Most recently, Ian authored the bestselling book, The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery, which introduced the Enneagram to its broadest audience yet.

Ian is an Episcopal priest and a trained psychotherapist. He and his wife, Anne, live in Nashville, Tennessee.This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to create your own personalized plan to sustain belief for your dreams.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Jamie Tworkowski -- Writing Love

9/9/2019
00:28:08

Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization that brings hope and help to people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. He is the New York Times Bestselling Author of If You Feel Too Much. Jamie is also a surfer, music lover, basketball fan, proud uncle, and puppy dad. He lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES

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Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/ (24/7 resource for USA, Canada, UK)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

TWLOHA Find Help: https://twloha.com/find-help/

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Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

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Shannon Sedgwick Davis -- Redefining Success

9/3/2019
00:42:41

Shannon Sedgwick Davis is the CEO of Bridgeway Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to ending and preventing mass atrocities around the world, and the author of To Stop A Warlord. As an attorney, activist, passionate advocate for social justice, Ms. Sedgwick Davis has guided Bridgeway Foundation in pioneering solutions to seemingly intractable issues around the world. Ms. Sedgwick Davis and the Bridgeway Foundation have been credited for their pivotal role in mobilizing awareness, civilian protection, and recovery efforts against the Lord's Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, the first-ever indictee of the International Criminal Court.

Before joining Bridgeway Foundation in 2007, Ms. Sedgwick Davis served as Vice President of Geneva Global and was the Director of Public Affairs at the International Justice Mission (IJM).

Ms. Sedgwick Davis is an honors graduate of McMurry University and Baylor Law School. Ms. Sedgwick Davis currently serves on the advisory council of the Elders and is a board member of several organizations including Humanity United, charity: water, This Bar Saves Lives, Verdant Frontiers, Virunga Fund Inc., and formerly, TOMS LLC.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Sustain Belief

8/27/2019
00:27:47

If your dream is big enough, it's going to take you months or maybe even years to see it realized. There's no question that you're going to have multiple moments of doubt, discouragement, or even a deep questioning about your capacity to keep going.

If your dream is going to see the light of day, then you're going to need to learn how to sustain belief.

It's different for everybody. You might need close friends to give you frequent reminders of encouragement. You might need to keep returning to the original reason why you had this ambition in the first place. Or you might need to establish a habit of writing down, again and again, the reasons why this matters to you.

No one else can manufacture belief for you- it's something you're going to have to do on your own.

Are you ready to start dreaming big? CLICK HERE to receive your free Dream Big Workbook. .

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Annie F. Downs -- Call It For What It Is

8/20/2019
00:33:46

Annie F. Downs is a bestselling author, nationally known speaker, and podcast host based in Nashville, Tennessee. Flawed but funny, she uses her words to highlight the everyday goodness of a real and present God. An author of multiple bestselling books- including 100 Days to Brave, Remember God, and Looking For Lovely, Annie loves traveling around the country speaking at conferences, churches, and events. She also hosts the popular That Sounds Fun Podcast. Annie is a huge fan of bands with banjos, confetti, her community of friends, boiled peanuts, and soccer. Read more at anniefdowns.com and follow her @anniefdowns.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Ryan O'Neal -- Creative Resistance

8/13/2019
00:37:26

Sleeping At Last is the moniker of Chicago singer-songwriter, producer and composer, Ryan O'Neal. His music is often heard on TV and Film (Grey's Anatomy, The Twilight Saga, Ellen, The Fault In Our Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Criminal Minds, Bones, Ads for Budweiser, Mercedes and more.) After many years of making full-length albums and touring, Sleeping At Last began writing long-form series of songs. In 2011, the 36-song collection "Yearbook" was released. In 2014, "Atlas" began- a new and ongoing series of songs released over the following several years. "Atlas: I" contained 30 songs inspired by the origins of the Universe. "Atlas: II" explored the theme of involuntary human development throughout 25 songs, including 9 inspired by The Enneagram of personality. The third chapter in this series will begin in 2020 and will explore the concept of voluntary human development- what we DO with all that we're given.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Mike Foster -- When The Wheels Come Off

8/6/2019
00:38:46

Mike Foster is a gifted communicator, author and executive counselor dedicated to helping people build strong lives and relationships.

He is a student of the human heart and soul and a nationally recognized expert in helping people turn their setbacks into superpowers. He is a self-described "friend of imperfectionists" and his approach is often referred to as a combination of Mr. Rogers and a Navy Seal.

He is the author of "You Rise Glorious" and "Five Dates" which helps couples create strength and connection in their relationships.

His chart-topping and highly acclaimed "Fun Therapy" podcast helps individuals build self-compassion, confidence and unstoppable stories of hope.

His work has been featured on Good Morning America, FOX News and the New York Times. He lives in San Diego with his wife and two children.

You can learn more about Mike at his website: MikeFoster.tv

Social Media:

Instagram: MikeFoster2000 Twitter: @MikeFoster

Websites: MikeFoster.tv FiveDates.co SecondChance.org

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Expect Setbacks

7/31/2019
00:19:22

Fundamentally, how you respond to setbacks and challenges will determine if you have what it takes to accomplish big things in life. Make sure you have some wise friends who love you and tell you the truth, and a clear dedication to what's setting your heart on fire. Just keep going!

In this week's episode Bob and Scott dig in to the setbacks they've faced as they pursue big dreams and talk about what it takes to become someone who keeps going no matter what.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Lex Gillette -- Make Sure You Keep Jumping

7/23/2019
00:35:28

Lex Gillette is a globally recognized Paralympic track and field athlete who competes for Team USA. Competing primarily in the long jump, Lex has acquired four Paralympic medals, and three world champion titles, with his most recent long jump crown being won in the summer of 2017 in London, England. He currently holds the world record in the long jump for totally blind athletes with a leap of 22 feet-1 inch, making him the only totally blind athlete in the world to eclipse the 22 foot barrier in the event.

When he is not competing around the world, Lex is a motivational speaker who has spoken to organizations both large and small, including Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations, professional sports teams, non-profit foundations, and school districts. He is constantly challenging his audiences to see past their current reality as there is more to life than what is in front of their eyes.

Lex is a 2007 graduate of East Carolina University where he majored in recreation management. The four years that he spent in Greenville, North Carolina have helped shape him into the influential figure that he is today. As an athlete, motivational speaker and inspiration to many, Lex Gillette exemplifies the phrase, No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision®.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Maria Shriver -- Make Strategic Moves

7/16/2019
00:26:04

 Maria Shriver is a mother of four, an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist, a seven-time New York Times best-selling author, an NBC News Special Anchor, and the founder of the nonprofit The Women's Alzheimer's Movement. A trailblazer for empowering women, Shriver uses her voice and her platforms to advance some of the most pressing issues affecting women and women's health. She started The Women's Alzheimer's Movement to raise awareness of women's increased risk for the disease and to raise funds for critical women-based research. Shriver's media company, Shriver Media, also works to elevate the voices and ideas of individuals who are moving humanity forward. Her latest books, I've Been Thinking... and I've Been Thinking...The Journal, offer wisdom, guidance, encouragement and inspiration for those seeking to create a meaningful life.

Are you ready to start dreaming big? CLICK HERE to receive your free Dream Big Workbook.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Darla Anderson -- Living in Constant Anticipation

7/9/2019
00:45:22

Darla K. Anderson joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1993. Since then, her prodigious producing talents have contributed to some of the world's most beloved and acclaimed animated feature films including "A Bug's Life," "Monsters, Inc.," the Golden Globe®-winning "Cars" and Academy Award®-winning "Toy Story 3." The Producers Guild of America and the Academy Awards recognized Anderson's work on "Toy Story 3" with a nomination for Best Picture.

Anderson most recently produced Disney*Pixar's "Coco," for which she earned the award for Producer of the Year in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures from the Producers Guild of America, an honor she also received for her work on "Cars" and "Toy Story 3." Anderson's work on "Coco" also earned her a Golden Globe® win and an Oscar® nomination in the Best Animated Feature category.

Before assuming her feature film production duties, Anderson was the executive producer of Pixar Animation Studios' commercial group. Prior to joining Pixar, she worked with Angel Studios in Carlsbad, California as the executive producer of their commercial division. It was here she was introduced to the world of 3D computer graphics, and from there she relocated to the Bay Area, with the intention of gaining a position at Pixar.

As one of the studio's and the animation industry's most accomplished producers, Anderson was elected to the Producers Council Board of the Producers Guild of America in July 2008. She is the first producer from the animation arena to be elected to the Council.

Born and raised in Glendale, California, Anderson studied environmental design at San Diego State University. Soon thereafter she began her career in the entertainment industry, working on San Diego-based film and television productions. Anderson currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Take Action

7/2/2019
00:14:59

        No matter how clear or compelling your ambitions are, they aren't going to just fall in your lap. They will require big, bold steps of action and courage. Last month we explored what it looks like to clear the path in your life from barriers, limiting beliefs, fear or discouragement, and this month we turn our attention to becoming people of action.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Korie Robertson -- Kick Fear To The Curb

6/25/2019
00:33:22

    Korie Robertson?is best known for her role on A&E's hit reality television series?Duck Dynasty. A wife to Duck Commander CEO, Willie Robertson, mother of six, speaker and NYT Bestselling Author, she is active in both domestic and international philanthropic work and is a strong advocate for adoption and foster care. Writing credits include?The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty, The Women of Duck Commander, Duck Commander Devotions for Kids?and?Strong and Kind: Raising Kids of Character.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Ben Higgins -- Getting Unstuck and Changing Perceptions

6/18/2019
00:37:42

        Ben Higgins is best known from season 20 of ABC's hit series, "The Bachelor," where he opened himself up to millions of viewers, giving them the chance to truly get to know him. The opportunity ultimately led to an enhanced platform that he now uses to share what he is most passionate about with others - his faith, his hope for humanity and his love of sports.

Born and raised in Winona Lake, IN, Ben currently resides in Denver, CO, where he moved after graduating from Indiana University in 2012. Since "The Bachelor," Ben has been keeping up with a number of projects with the help of some of his closest friends.

Most recently, Ben founded Generous International, a for purpose company dedicated to contributing profits to social issues around the world, starting with a cup of coffee. With a vision to change the way society thinks of consumer products, all Generous merchandise is designed specifically to create and multiply good in the world. Whether creating jobs, feeding children or improving education, it begins with giving back in order to build a world that we all want to live in.

In 2017 Ben created a lifestyle blog, The Mahogany Workplace, where people?are free to openly and honestly discuss all things life, love and everything in between. From style to travel to world views, Ben and his team of refreshing contributors cover it all, with the one common thread being complete transparency about how life can truly be - a series of ups and downs, joys and sorrows, triumph and pain.?

Ben stays connected with his loyal Bachelor following with his iHeartMedia podcast, "Almost Famous," which he co-hosts with his friend and former Bachelor contestant, Ashley Iaconetti. It's the perfect destination for fans to get an inside perspective on the popular franchise as they break down the current Bachelor season in addition to discussing pop culture, offering relationship advice and allowing listeners to keep up with their personal lives.

Along with "Almost Famous" a new project started in 2018 for Ben and IheartMedia; a new podcast venture called Lady Bosses (and Ben). Ben along with his co-host Jesse Draper believe that we are at our best when we can communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully. Lady Bosses (and Ben) interviews and highlights women leaders in whatever arena they are operating. From celebrities, CEO's, to athletes Lady Boss (and Ben) desires to show off their stories and empower all leaders listening that they matter and that they can make a difference.

Of all Ben's ventures, his longest-running connection has been with Humanity and Hope United, where he holds a seat on the board. Established by one of his best friends and Mahogany Workplace contributor, Riley Fuller, Humanity & Hope United is a non-profit organization working to assist underserved villages in remote parts of Honduras. They partner with the people of each community to achieve sustainable change, focusing on the needs of individuals rather than a single issue or approach.

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Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Miles Adcox -- The Importance of Doing the Inner Work

6/11/2019
00:40:31

     Entrepreneur, speaker, and host, Miles Adcox. He is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally acclaimed emotional health retreat center that delivers life changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional health intensives. He is the owner of Onsite Music Publishing and Milestones at Onsite. He also serves as the spokesperson of The Onsite Foundation and the International Society for Experiential Professionals (ISEP). Miles has created and managed multiple mental health programs, personal growth workshops, and speaks nationally on emotional wellness. He and Onsite have been featured on 20/20, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Dr Phil Show, and many more. Miles works with, consults, and serves on the board of several non profits. He also consults major brands on organizational health and emotional wellness. He is a communication, personal growth, and mental health consultant to the entertainment industry.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Bob Goff -- Clear the Path

6/4/2019
00:15:59

        As we go through life, there are a few things we pick up along the way. Some of them are good- talents, experiences, friendships, and habits. But some of them aren't so helpful when it comes to dreaming big dreams and living a life of adventure and purpose. In this episode, Bob and Scott are going to guide you to have the courage to look in the mirror at your own life to see what you might've picked up along the way that isn't leading you to the life that you've always wanted.

It takes courage to look in the mirror and clear the path.

It's not easy. You're probably going to see things in your own life that either you haven't seen before or things that you've been working hard to avoid. Some of them might be small things- little idiosyncrasies you do that are unique to you but have become unhelpful habits. Some of them, though, might be more significant- like the limiting beliefs we all carry inside about who we are or who we could be in this life. Regardless, this is some of the most important work you can do to develop capacity within yourself to reach for bigger dreams.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

(Bonus) Aref Dostyar -- Dreaming Big for Afghanistan

5/28/2019
00:18:37

        If you know Bob at all, you know he's involved in bringing hope and restoration to countries across the world through Love Does. Recently, Bob and team traveled to Afghanistan to facilitate another Dream Big live workshop with emerging leaders in Afghanistan, and they spent a few minutes with Bob's good friend, Aref Dostyar.

Aref Dostyar works with the Afghan government to help craft policies to create lasting peace. He has been part of several national, regional, and international initiatives for peace in his country. Additionally, he supports young Afghans who envision an inclusive & open society. He is also passionate about education for kids, particularly those who have been internally displaced due to conflict. Dostyar has a Master of Arts degree in International Peace & Policy Studies from the University of Notre Dame. He loves his people and lives with them in Afghanistan. He can be followed @ArefDostyar.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Rebekah Lyons -- Be Where Your Feet Are

5/21/2019
00:33:30

        Rebekah Lyons is a national speaker and bestselling author of You Are Free: Be Who You Already Are and Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning. An old soul with a contemporary, honest voice, Rebekah reveals her own battles to overcome anxiety and depression?and invites others to discover and boldly pursue their God-given purpose from a place of freedom. Finding joy in raising a special needs child?Rebekah wears her heart on her sleeve, a benefit to friends and readers alike. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, Huffington Post, The Tennessean, Publisher's Weekly, and more. Alongside her husband, Gabe, she serves as co-founder of Q Ideas, a nonprofit organization that helps Christian leaders winsomely engage culture. Gabe and Rebekah are raising their four children and two toy poodles in Franklin, Tennessee.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Christy Nockels-- Dreams are for Sharing

5/14/2019
00:30:19

        Christy Nockels has long had a huge appreciation for music and for ministry and its role in the kingdom of God. As a worship leader for over 25 years, she's seen first hand how music can usher people into the presence of God in a powerful way. Whether she's singing a gentle lullaby or belting out a corporate anthem, Christy's heart has always been to simply lead people to connect and communicate with the living God.

The daughter of a pastor, born in Texas and raised in Oklahoma, Christy remembers simple beginnings that laid a sure foundation for her life. By the time she was seventeen, Christy was leading worship corporately on a regular basis, mostly thanks to her worship pastor at her church, who believed in her and helped to raise her up. In 1993 - at the Christian Artists Seminar in Estes Park, Colorado, - she met her husband, Nathan, and the two went on to record an independent album called Holy Roar with fellow worship leader and friend, Charlie Hall, under the name Sons & Daughters. The trio had a ground-breaking sound for their time, with hearts to see renewal happen in the Church. The record seeped out and into the hands of Louie Giglio, founder of Passion Conferences. In 1996, he wrote to Christy, Nathan, and Charlie to encourage them that "the songs you are singing are the prayers we are praying" and Giglio invited them to participate in the first ever Passion Conference in Austin, Texas in 1997.

Christy and Nathan eventually moved to Houston, Texas to lead at a weekly gathering of over 3,000 people called "Metro Bible Study" - a ministry to singles held at Houston's First Baptist Church. Leading here was the gateway for Christy and Nathan being discovered and signed by Rocketown Records, a label formed by longtime Christian artist, Michael W. Smith. The two would form the duo, Watermark and Christy's voice began gaining a national platform. Christy and Nathan moved to Franklin, TN and over the next ten years recorded five acclaimed albums, including seven number one radio singles, before deciding to lay down their Watermark journey, for the sake of their family.

In 2008, the Nockels family - now a family of five - moved to Atlanta, GA to become a founding family of Passion City Church, where they served on the worship team with friends Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, and Kristian Stanfill. Christy eventually signed with sixstepsrecords, releasing her solo debut album, Life Light Up, and later released two more solo albums, Into the Glorious as well as her live, worship album Let it Be Jesus. Christy and Nathan spent twenty years altogether serving and traveling worldwide with Passion Conferences. In 2015, Christy and Nathan returned to Franklin, TN to continue raising their family in the place that has always felt most like home.

Christy is now co-owner of Keeper's Branch Records, with her husband, Nathan. Christy released three albums in just three years after creating their independent label: The Thrill of Hope released in 2016, Be Held; Lullabies for the Beloved in 2018 as well as the instrumental version of that album. Christy's latest endeavor is her podcast called "The Glorious in the Mundane", which has exceeded her expectations since it's beginning in 2016. It has grown in listeners but also in Christy's heart as a place where she's learning to use her voice beyond singing. Christy calls Franklin, TN home, with her husband Nathan and their three children, Noah (18), Elliana (16) and Annie Rose (11).

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Amy Grant -- What if we...?

5/7/2019
00:34:09

Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Grant has been strumming her way through a thirty-plus year adventure as a singer-songwriter, author, television host, and speaker. 


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Bob Goff -- Exploring Opportunities

4/30/2019
00:14:02

        This month we're going to spend time in conversations with Bob's friends who've learned how to be really creative as they explore opportunities to move forward. In this episode, Bob shares his experiences on how he goes from idea formation to planning.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Elisabeth Hasselbeck -- If You Can Run, Run Hard

4/23/2019
00:38:32

        Elisabeth Hasselbeck is an Emmy Award-winning talk show host, former broadcaster, and New York Times best-selling author of The G-Free Diet and Deliciously G-Free. Thrust into the spotlight on "Survivor" and then at the round table on "The View," Hasselbeck learned in front of millions of viewers for more than ten years how to share her opinions boldly, sincerely, and honestly.

She is married to former NFL quarterback and current ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck, and they have three children?Grace, Taylor, and Isaiah.

Learn more at http://elisabethhasselbeckbooks.com/.  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElisabethHasselbeck/ 

Twitter: @ehasselbeck 

Instagram: @elisabethhasselbeck

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

 

Jason Russell -- Always Have a Few Dreams Cooking

4/9/2019
00:49:50

        Many people, on their deathbed, regret they didn't pursue their ambitions more. In hindsight they did what they felt like they were supposed to do, and didn't live in the freedom to create their own stories.

Jason Russell is not going to be one of those people, and you don't have to be, either.

Jason Russell

As Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Invisible Children, Jason Russell led the company's creative vision with an emphasis on the power of storytelling for over a decade. In 2016, he launched Broomstick Engine, a creative agency that is dedicated to using storytelling to inspire movements and real action. Jason is both a work and life partner to his childhood sweetheart Danica, and recently released their book "A Little Radical: The ABC's of Activism". He believes the greatest stories he gets to co-direct are those of his two children, Gavin Danger and Everley Darling.

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On the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

      

Most people never give themselves permission or know how to chase their big ambitions. We have a framework helps you discover, declare, and realize yours so you can have a fulfilling life and impact the world for good. Everybody has a big ambition...what's yours? Welcome to the Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff & friends! Every episode you'll get to listen in on a real, vulnerable conversation between me and one of my good friends. Each month we'll focus on one of the foundational principles of the Dream Big Framework, a process we created a couple of years ago to help guide people to chase after their big dreams. Ultimately, I really want to help you understand that your big ambitions matter, and guide you to organize your entire life to pursue them. Your dreams matter and all of heaven is peering over the edge waiting for you to chase them. My hope is you feel like you're sitting at the kitchen table with us with a cup of tea and a journal. Feel free, of course, to share the episodes with your friends who could use a little encouragement and inspiration. Can't wait to hear what you think! All my love, Bob P.S. we have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions ???????? On the episode: Producer : Haley King Engineer : Jackson Carpenter Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Joshua Dubois -- Don't Wait for Permission

4/9/2019
00:35:51
Ambitions and opportunities sometimes happen together, but many times you need to find a way to create opportunities to pursue your ambitions. Joshua Dubois is the kind of person who demonstrates how great things can happen with great tenacity and perseverance. Joshua DuBois CNN Contributor, author, and CEO of leading consulting company, Joshua DuBois is one of our country's top voices on community partnerships, religion in the public square, and issues impacting African Americans. Joshua led the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships in President Obama's first term and was called the President's "Pastor-in-Chief" by TIME Magazine. He spearheaded the White House's work on responsible fatherhood, grassroots community partnerships, and religion in foreign affairs, and brought together leaders from across the ideological spectrum to tackle the nation's biggest challenges. Joshua is the author of the bestselling book, The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama, a compilation of the devotional meditations he shared with the President and narratives of faith in public life. Joshua now leads a consulting firm, Values Partnerships, that develops creative engagement campaigns for diverse sectors and audiences, provides strategic advice on complex issues, and markets and produces films and television programs with meaning and value. Joshua is Executive Producer of THE 44TH PRESIDENT IN HIS OWN WORDS (HISTORY) and SHINING A LIGHT (A&E). Joshua is also a frequent media commentator and has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC News' This Week, PBS Newshour, CNN and elsewhere. Joshua has been named to "The Root 100" and Ebony Magazine's "Power 150" list of the most influential African Americans in the country. He has authored four cover stories for Newsweek magazine, including a seminal piece entitled "The Fight for Black Men" which historian Taylor Branch called "stunning." Joshua received his Master's Degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and his Bachelor's Degree from Boston University. A former associate pastor at a small Pentecostal church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Joshua originally hails from Nashville, Tennessee. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Michelle, son, August and daughter, Adelaide. Don't forget we have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions. ????????? On the episode: Producer : Haley King Engineer : Jackson Carpenter Co-host : Scott Schimmel