RealTalk #10: Jane Powers – Breaking The Patterns Built By Sexual Abuse & Trauma

RealTalk #10: Jane Powers – Breaking The Patterns Built By Sexual Abuse & Trauma

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of talking with Jane Powers.

Jane is an award-winning international speaker, trainer, and sought-after life & business strategist. After 30 + years as a professional speaker and sales trainer, Jane mastered the art and science of speaking to sell and selling to serve and has dedicated her career to helping sales professionals, entrepreneurs, and organizations implement her strategies.

Jane is the author of two incredible books, Speak with Confidence Sell with Authority, and Revealing The Missing Peace, a book dedicated to helping trauma survivors find ways to navigate trauma, abuse, story, and mind to emerge victoriously.

What I appreciate about Jane is her authentic approach to facing and overcoming the challenges she faced when dealing with childhood sexual abuse.

To learn more about Jane Powers:

LinkedIn: Jane on LinkedIn
Instagram: Jane on IG
Website: Jane Powers

RealTalk #9: Imran Haider – Greet The Stranger, Feed Your Neighbor

RealTalk #9: Imran Haider – Greet The Stranger, Feed Your Neighbor

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of having Imran Haider on the call to discuss his journey in being a first-generation child of immigrants from Pakistan that faced a challenging upbringing that entailed facing racism because of the color of his skin, religion, and heritage.

Imran is a former athlete, small business advisor, and professor that has dedicated his life to building stronger communities in all that he does on a daily basis, including serving as an advisor to entrepreneurs in his role at PaySuite and serving on the DEI committee for the City of Wilsonville.

What I appreciate most about Imran is his work ethic, his dedication to doing what is right, and how active he is in living out his values in service to his community, colleagues, and family.

I am honored to introduce you to my friend and co-worker, Imran Haider.

To learn more about Imran Haider, follow him at:

LinkedIn: Imran on LinkedIn
Instagram: Imran on IG

RealTalk #8: Talya Davidoff – The Only Thing That Matters Is Happiness

RealTalk #8: Talya Davidoff – The Only Thing That Matters Is Happiness

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Talya Davidoff.

Talya is a competitor & instructor with a Degree in Marine Biology from the University of Cape Town. She has a passion for marine apex predators as well as conserving the ocean and has worked on multiple projects like the SharkSafe Barrier alongside Michael Rutzen, and Coral Reef CPR with Dr. Andrew Bruckner.

Talya started diving competitively in 2018, was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in 2019 and Breast Cancer in 2021, and has since fought through and overcome both. In 2021, Talya competed at the world’s most prestigious Freediving competition, Vertical Blue, where she broke 5 continental/national Records and placed 5th overall. She also competed at the CMAS world championship in Kas, Turkey – where she took 4 continental records and came in 2nd.

What I appreciate most about Talya is her humble, yet driven and optimistic attitude that has allowed her to develop and bring a deep sense of purpose and personal awareness to her life and relationships.

To learn more about Talya Davidoff, follow her at:

LinkedIn: Talya on LinkedIn
Instagram: Talya on IG
Website: TalyaDavidoff.com
GoFundMe: Support Tayla

RealTalk #7: Ben Surratt – Be Strong Enough To Ask For Help

RealTalk #7: Ben Surratt – Be Strong Enough To Ask For Help

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Ben Surratt.

Ben Surratt is a father, friend, entrepreneur, small business advocate, podcaster, and mortgage advisor. He is originally from Racine Wisconsin and has been in the Pacific Northwest with his family since 2004.

After deciding not to go to college, Ben started working at McDonald’s where he focused on improving his mindset and skills daily, an attitude that would pay off as he climbed the ranks in the hospitality and banking sector prior to becoming an entrepreneur.

What I appreciate most about Ben is his dedication to having the right attitude, work ethic, and the self-discipline it takes to help others live better lives.

To learn more about Ben, follow him here:

 

Email: ben@bizoverbeer.com

Email: ben.surratt@gatewayloan.com

LinkedIn: Ben on LinkedIn

Instagram: Ben on Instagram

TikTok – Business Over Beer on TikTok

Website: Ben at Helping Hand Equity

Website: Ben at Business Over Beer

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RealTalk #6: Dr. Maggie Augustyn – You’re Only One Person Away From Connection

RealTalk #6: Dr. Maggie Augustyn – You’re Only One Person Away From Connection

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Maggie Augustyn.

Dr. Augustyn is a practicing general dentist, practice owner, and author. She has had the distinguished honor of being voted “America’s Best Dentist” and “America’s Top Dentists” based on superior training, experience, continuing education, and commitment to excellence. She completed her formal dental education earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prior to that, she was awarded two bachelor’s degrees (UIC and Benedictine University). Benedictine awarded her the Rising Star Award for making considerable strides in her career and her demonstrated dedication to philanthropic endeavors.

Dr. Augustyn has a strong social media presence in dental circles and has an average of 20 publications per year in journals such as Dentistry Today and Dental Economics. She is a frequent contributor to Dental Entrepreneur Woman and has been featured on various podcasts bringing attention to wellness, the importance of authenticity, and burnout in dentistry. She’s also a mentor to a long list of young dentists and is a motivational speaker around the country.

What I appreciate most about Dr. Maggie is her commitment to helping people reframe their challenges and believe in the possibility of a brighter future and I am honored to share her with you today.

To learn more about Dr. Maggie Augustyn, follow her at:

Dr. Maggie Augustyn on Instagram

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RealTalk #5: Jerry Acuff – Obstacles Are Necessary For Success

RealTalk #5: Jerry Acuff – Obstacles Are Necessary For Success

In this episode of RealTalk, I talk with Jerry Acuff, a father, mentor, and globally renowned sales expert whose best-selling book, The Relationship Edge, influenced what I thought about relationships and creating a successful life.

Jerry is the CEO and founder of Delta Point a business consulting firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and a Graduate of The Virginia Military Institute. Delta Point works with 18 of the top 100 companies in the world to implement innovative ways to sell and market in today’s crowded marketplace.

Prior to founding Delta Point, Jerry spent his career in the pharmaceutical business where he was Vice President and General Manager of Hoechst- Roussel Pharmaceuticals. In his twenty-year career, there he was Salesman of the Year twice and District Manager of the Year three times.

Jerry has been featured on MSNBC, The ABC Radio Network, Sales and Marketing Management Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Fast Company, Selling Power, and Readers Digest. He’s been to the White House to share his views on healthcare reform and is currently rated as one of the top 10 sales experts in the world.  Last month Jerry was recognized as CEO of the Year for Arizona by Corporate Vision Magazine for the 4th year in a row. He is also the author of 4 best-selling business books on building valuable business relationships and thinking like a customer. 11 Universities in their marketing curriculum use his first book, The Relationship Edge in Business.  He also is the creator of ReallyLinked, an app for managing your crucial relationships, and 3 interactive virtual training programs, The Business Relationship Blueprint, The Superstar Sales Rep, and The Superstar Sales Coach.

To learn more about Jerry Acuff, follow him at:

Jerry on LinkedIn

Jerry at Delta Point

Jerry’s Website

Jerry’s Email: jacuff@deltapoint.com

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