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What's Your Story? What's My Story? This podcast will focus on pivotal moments in people's lives that helped propel them towards success. We will explore mindset, motivation and inspiration through the lens of story. Th
Latest Episode5/19/2022

J. Haleem Washington - #IWon'tStarve

Ep. 52
What does it take to go from making $8 hr to earning 6 figures in revenue in just a few years? What skills, connections, knowledge do you need in order to make this shift?Can ANYONE do this...or does it take special type of person and a lucky break or two?That's our conversation today on What's My Story...Let's go!What's In Store For YouJ Haleem Washington is a best-selling author, motivational speaker and commercial photographer. His client list has allowed him to work with companies including Nike, Save The Children, NFL, WNBA, Amtrak and others. [06:24] J. Haleem shares the meaning behind the hashtag #Iwon'tstarve[08:17] What caused J. Haleem to start working for $8 an hour?[11:31] What was J. Haleem's mindset working for $8 an hour? [17:53] J. Haleem shares the turning point in his life[22:28] How does J. Haleem push through the challenges he faces now? [24:19] What does an entrepreneur need to have in place to maintain a stable financial level or revenue? J. Haleem shares his view. [25:38] For entrepreneurs who are still figuring out what they want to master, what advice does J. Haleem have for them? Your story is transformational. Your challenge is to make a differenceEverything that happens to you in life is your stuff, your stuff is your story. And as we say, every week, your story deserves a stage. So get on out there and tell it.RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.liveNYC bike ride...MISSION 50 event - Mission 50: Robert Kennedy III's Birthday - Century Bike Ride Fundraiser Tickets, Sun, May 22, 2022 at 7:00 AM | Eventbrite#I Won't Starve (iwontstarve.com)J Haleem - Author, Speaker, Life Coach
5/19/2022

J. Haleem Washington - #IWon'tStarve

Ep. 52
What does it take to go from making $8 hr to earning 6 figures in revenue in just a few years? What skills, connections, knowledge do you need in order to make this shift?Can ANYONE do this...or does it take special type of person and a lucky break or two?That's our conversation today on What's My Story...Let's go!What's In Store For YouJ Haleem Washington is a best-selling author, motivational speaker and commercial photographer. His client list has allowed him to work with companies including Nike, Save The Children, NFL, WNBA, Amtrak and others. [06:24] J. Haleem shares the meaning behind the hashtag #Iwon'tstarve[08:17] What caused J. Haleem to start working for $8 an hour?[11:31] What was J. Haleem's mindset working for $8 an hour? [17:53] J. Haleem shares the turning point in his life[22:28] How does J. Haleem push through the challenges he faces now? [24:19] What does an entrepreneur need to have in place to maintain a stable financial level or revenue? J. Haleem shares his view. [25:38] For entrepreneurs who are still figuring out what they want to master, what advice does J. Haleem have for them? Your story is transformational. Your challenge is to make a differenceEverything that happens to you in life is your stuff, your stuff is your story. And as we say, every week, your story deserves a stage. So get on out there and tell it.RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.liveNYC bike ride...MISSION 50 event - Mission 50: Robert Kennedy III's Birthday - Century Bike Ride Fundraiser Tickets, Sun, May 22, 2022 at 7:00 AM | Eventbrite#I Won't Starve (iwontstarve.com)J Haleem - Author, Speaker, Life Coach
5/12/2022

Cam F Awesome - The Rebirth

Ep. 51
Have you ever been suspended? Like from school, from your job, your driver's license?What do you do with that? How do you spend your time? I haven't been suspended...yet. But I did get kicked out of class once. Maybe we'll talk about that...in addition to hearing our guest's story today on the podcastWell...That's our conversation today on What's My Story...Let's go!What's In Store For YouCam F. Awesome is an Emmy Nominated, 6 time USA national champion. He is the former captain of the USA National Boxing Team. Cam has been featured on ESPN, Washington Post, Fox. He is now a keynote speaker on the topic of resilience and CHAMPIONSHIP mindset[06:56] Cam shares how he got started in boxing. [09:34] What advice does Cam have for persons who want to be great? [12:51] Cam discusses how he lost his chance of going to the London Olympics[14:31] How did Cam cope with the realization that his dream to go to the Olympics was gone? [18:37] How did Cam 'kill off' his old self?[19:45] What was the public's reaction to Cam's name change? [23:32] Cam explains how you can pivot your life based on your circumstancesYour story is transformational. Your challenge is to make a differenceEverything that happens to you in life is your stuff, your stuff is your story. And as we say, every week, your story deserves a stage. So get on out there and tell it. RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.liveNYC bike ride...MISSION 50 eventCam F Awesome - General 1 (camfawesome.com)
5/5/2022

Erin Ley - The Miracle Maker

Ep. 50
Oh that 6 letter C word. When you hear it you cringe. You immediately think the worst and it strikes fear in the heart of almost everyone who hears it. Yeah, we're talking about CANCER! UGH!!But what if you hear the word...and they're talking to YOU...ABOUT you...and you haven't even really had a chance to live life?How do you deal? How do you respond?Well...That's our conversation today on What's My Story...Let's go!What's In Store For YouErin Ley is an entrepreneur and a miracle maker. She is a Best Selling Author and is the Creator of the Life On Track Coaching program which is also the name of her summit and TV Show. [06:50]Erin shares the first time she was told she had cancer.[10:13] After getting the dreaded news, how did that affect Erin's mentality? [13:07] How did Erin help other cancer patients overcome the fear of their diagnosis? [17:57] How does Erin help people who feel stuck, unclear or lost, find a vision? [21:14] Erin shares how her own story helped her to focus on her coaching of other cancer patients. [25:16] What does meditation mean to Erin? What advise does she give to people who struggle with meditation?[27:14] Erin shares more on her book and its impact on other people's life. Life is a journey, Life is an amazing journey and it can be a full journey, whether it's short or long, it can be full and just meaningful if you decide intentionally that you are going to take it on. Everything that happens to you in life is your stuff, your stuff is your story. And as we say, every week, your story deserves a stage. So get on out there and tell it, will you? RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.liveNYC bike ride...MISSION 50 eventErin Ley | Empowerment & Success Coach
4/28/2022

Mary and Gabi Angelini - Living a fulfilled life

Ep. 49
You deserve to be fulfilled...RIGHT? You deserve to enjoy life...right?Well, what if everyone doesn't believe that and in many cases may even make it DIFFICULT for you live in a way that fulfills your own God-given purpose? What do you do when they do that to a family member?We've got a story to tell. Let's go!What's In Store For YouMary Angelini is the co-founder of Gabi's Grounds and Gabi's PALS. In 2020 they opened a ware house to ship orders, create candles and pack gift boxes.[05:51]Gabi shares her first experience in obtaining a job[07:06] Mary shares how she felt seeing her child getting rejected while seeking employment. [07:39] What were some of the ideas that Mary and Gabi came up with first in order to start their own thing? [08:29] What challenges did they face in starting out?[09:09] Why did Mary and Gabi decide against opening a coffee shop?[11:47] Mary and Gabi got the courage to hire other people. What gave them that courage?[12:45] With employers now on board, how does Mary and Gabi ensure they provide an environment that's empowering, inviting and encouraging? [16:13] Mary and Gabi share more about their other business venture - Gabi's PalsHaving a dream is important. Having a dream is crucial, is critical as a matter of fact, its the life blood for a lot of people. If you don't have a dream, if you're just floating along in life, then it's pretty hard to function because you don't have a destination, you don't have something that you're pushing after and when people challenge you, when people make assumptions about you, if you don't have something that pushes you past the hurt, pushes you past the pain, pushes you past the insults then it can be challenging to live an enjoyable and fulfilling life. RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.live
4/21/2022

Mark X and John Cronin - Redefining a Disability

Ep. 48
Sometimes we make the assumption that it's super easy to find MEANINGFUL WORK....work that you love, work that you enjoy and work that BRINGS you joy. How do you find meaningful work when the rest of the world makes assumptions about you?When things are challenging, how do you find your way??Let's go!What's In Store For YouMark and John Cronin are father and son team entrepreneurs who decided they wouldn't let the world dictate their operation. They are owners of a sock store with more than 4000 offerings. They have testified and spoken twice before Congress and the UN. [07:01]Mark and John shares the difficulties John faced when trying to find meaningful work[09:02] How did Mark feel when John approached him about going into business together? [11:01] What inspired their business idea of a sock company? [14:50] Mark and John shares how their business got started and how it evolved over time[17:35] After supplying local customers with crazy socks, how did Mark and John reach the wider market? [21:24] John shares with us the mastermind behind the ideas for the crazy socks[23:51] How does Mark and John balance family time versus business time? [26:04] Mark and John closes the show by sharing with us how they continue to live their mission of spreading happiness. Everything that happens to you to to you in life is your stuff. Even the challenging stuff, All of that is your stuff. Your stuff is your story and your story deserves a stage.RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.live
4/7/2022

Michael Buzinski - Vision for Marketing

Ep. 46
If you had a business, making millions of dollars, living the dream...would you just SHUT IT DOWN? OMG...WHAT on earth could happen to make you give up THOSE kinda numbers???Let's hear THAT story today!Let's go!What's In Store For YouMichael Buzinski is the #1 Bestselling author of The Rule of 26. He is a rockstar marketing and lead generation expert. Michael was dubbed a visionary marketer by the American Marketing Association. [06:40] Michael shares the reason behind shutting down his million dollar business[10:13] What were the struggles Michael had to endure as a result of shutting his business down? [16:41] How did Michael balance reinventing and envisioning while handling real life? [20:20] Michael gives an insight on what he learned during his transitional period. [23:06] Michael shares more about his book - The Rule of 26 Everything that happens to you to to you in life is your stuff. Even the challenging stuff, All of that is your stuff. Your stuff is your story and your story deserves a stage.RESOURCESText 410-936-4049 and be a part of Robert's community.Monday Morning Get Up every Mondays at 8:30AM Eastern Time - join me and be energized!Storytellers Growth Lab - get guidance about how you can CONFIDENTLY CONNECT, PRESENT POWERFULLY & ENGAGE EFFECTIVELY!Story to Stage SUMMIT - https://www.storyskills.club/summitWMS Podcast Audio - www.whatsmystorypodcast.liveGet in connect with Michael at buzzworthy.bizMichael Book - The Rule of 26 For Service-Based Businesses: Three Steps to Doubling Website Revenue