Beyond Your WHY
Bouldering Up The Hill to Snowball to Success
Meet Manuj Aggarwal.His WHY is Challenge.Manuj is an entrepreneur, investor, author, andpodcast host. He started his career at the age of15, working in a factory for twelve hours a day,six days a week, earning a cool $2 per dayWhile Manuj had no contacts or resources, hewas determined to improve his life. With hardwork, his insatiable curiosity to learn newconcepts - he continued to make stellarprogress professionally while his personal lifesuffered. He was on the verge of divorce andlosing his kids.This prompted him to go on an arduousa personal journey to find the solutions to life'sendless problems.Now, he has discovered the secrets to building afulfilling life. He basically reverse-engineeredhis life journey and came up with a systemwhich can be applied in anyone's life to attainwhatever they want - money, fame, love, healthand so on.
Service is The Only Way: The ECHO Movement
Meet Sanjeev Arora.His WHY is Contribute.Sanjeev Arora, M.D., Project ECHO: Dr Sanjeev Arora is the founder and director of ProjectECHO, a non-profit that uses technology, a disease management model, case-based learning, and a web-based database to arm primary care providers with the knowledge needed to treat those with complex health problems that would otherwise need to travel for medical care.Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed to improve both capacity and access to specialty care for rural and underserved populations through service delivery, education, and evaluation. ECHO is a hub and spoke model and currently operates with hubs in 39countries and spokes in over 125 countries. Over 78,000 health and education professionals have participated in ECHO tele-mentoring networks.Dr. Arora is also a Distinguished and Regents’ Professor of Medicine with tenure in the department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.https://echo.unm.edu/ for more info.
Meet Rachel Druckenmiller.Her WHY Is Challenge. Rachel Druckenmiller is on a mission to humanize theworkplace by building resilient leaders and elevating theircompassion and courage. Through refreshing and interactivekeynotes, workshops and training, Rachel activates what’sbest in people and organizations.With evidence-based insights, compelling stories, andpractical takeaways, Rachel equips attendees withinspiration and steps to take immediate action. The results ofher work are renewed energy, more effective communication,and enhanced trust, wellbeing, and connectedness.Rachel is an award-winning and nationally recognizedthought leader with over a dozen years of experience in thefield of workplace wellbeing and culture. She has guidednumerous organizations to earn recognition as “topworkplaces” and “healthy employers”.In 2019, Rachel was recognized as a 40 Under 40 GameChanger by Workforce Magazine, and Employ Humanitynamed her one of “7 Wellness Leaders Making a PositiveImpact” in 2018. She was named the #1 Health PromotionProfessional in the United States in 2015 by the WellnessCouncil of America (WELCOA). Rachel is one of the foundingmembers of the international nonprofit, Global Women 4Wellbeing (GW4W) and a Founding Member of the BaltimoreChapter of HackingHR. She holds a Master of Science Degreein Health Science and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology andis a Health Coach and Thriving Workplace Culture Coach.
Learning To Press Pause
Meet Kate Duxler. Her WHY is Contribute.Kate Duxler is best known for her ground breaking work around integrating spiritual purpose into business success, and the profound impact that has on the entrepreneur's sense of freedom and fulfillment.Before she created a successful online empire built around her own purpose, she was stuck in the rat race, suffering from intense anxiety and depression. Worse still, she had a broken family life and abused alcohol as a way to cope.It was through experiencing what doesn't work that she learned what does work: living in complete integrity and committing to living your purpose. Now she's built her dream business around it, and wants to help you do the same.
Challenging Times Teach Empowering Lessons
Meet Andrea Wilson Woods.Her WHY is Better Way.ANDREA WILSON WOODS is a writer who loves to tell stories, and a patient advocate who founded the nonprofit Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association. Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Cancer University, a for-profit, social-benefit, digital health company. With Cancer U, Andrea synergizes her talents of coaching, writing, teaching, and advocacy. For over ten years, Andrea worked in the education field as a teacher and professor for public and private schools as well as universities. Andrea obtained her master’s degree in professional writing from the University of Southern California; her nonfiction writing has won national awards. Her new book, a medical memoir titled Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days, is a #1 Bestseller on Amazon in multiple categories.
Nice Guys Finish First - From Bus Boy to CEO
Season 3, Ep. 1
Meet Mark Herman.His WHY is Contribute.He has a passion for helping others to be the best they can be. He is a lifetime member of Leadership New Mexico and is a member of Vistage International (CEO Peer Advisors). He serves on the Boards of Horizons Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico Alumni Association, and is Past President of the Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico. Mark has two children and enjoys running, mountain biking, and skiing through the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado.
Industry Best Practices - What works, What Doesn't
Meet Bill Prater.His WHY is Right Way.Bill is a business owner, entrepreneur, publisher, author, speaker, mentor and coach. He is best known for long-term success in enabling business owners and leaders to quickly eliminate personal barriers, to rapidly reach their current dreams; and, to embark on a journey of business mastery. He has served entrepreneurs and business owners for over thirty years helping them transition through three phases—ordinary to extraordinary; extraordinary to preeminent; and, preeminent to market domination.
What Is Stopping You From Reaching Your Dreams
Season 2, Ep. 54
Meet Chris Strouthopoulos.His WHY is Better Way.Interviewed by WHY Institute Founder Dr. Gary Sanchez (Better Way).Chris Strouthopoulos is an international life coach & leadership trainer, TEDx speaker, Himalayan mountain guide, and Ivy League educated award winning Professor. His passion is helping people tear down the internal barriers that keep them stuck, enabling them to create next level professional success and personal fulfillment. Whether it a CEO taking their company from $50 to 100 million, a student preparing for final exams, or a climber tackling their first Himalayan peak, he noticed that it’s the exact same crap holding people back: self-doubt, fear of failure, fear of judgment, perfectionism, and a handful of other limiting beliefs. Obsessed with freeing himself and others from these self-imposed limits, Chris spent 20+ years discovering and developing a series of experiential activities that rapidly create profound personal breakthroughs. He loves facilitating this transformational process through 1:1 coaching and workshops for corporate leadership teams. Some other tidbits: he’s organized solar service projects for Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan, pioneered ski descents in Alaska, and is currently moving his family back to the USA after two years living in Luxembourg.
How To Use Tech And Data To Your Advantage
Season 2, Ep. 53
Meet Charles Rath.His WHY is Better Way.Interviewed by WHY Institute Founder Dr. Gary Sanchez (Better Way).Charles Rath is the President and CEO of RS21, one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States and the fastest-growing company in New Mexico. RS21 has grown 5400% since 2015. RS21 is a software, design, and data-analytics company that helps clients solve complex problems in impactful environments. RS21’s current portfolio of work includes innovative projects with Fortune 100 companies and cities around the world. The company is on the frontline of everything from fighting cancer to preparing for hurricanes, from fixing healthcare to reducing crime. Charles speaks globally on the future of technology with a particular focus on next-generation applications for data analytics and visualizations. Charles holds a master’s degree in public policy from American University in Washington D.C. and a bachelors degree from the University of Missouri. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife Ava and two young boys, Leo and Teddy.