Finding a job in todays economy is challenging. Finding a fufilling job is even tougher. Now imagine being a refugee, with little to no relevant experience, in a new country and a new language... Near impossible. However, Chris and his project Ampilo have trained and placed thousands of refugees into careers they thrive in. If it can work for them, it can work for you.
In this episode, James Schmactenberger, CEO and co-founder of Neurohacker Collective, shares how integrating the needs of others into your business plan is the key to creating a memorable company that does good in the world.
Using human loneliness as a roadmap, experiential designer and scalable live experience curator, Seth Bunting, walks us through the realities he creates where carefully designed physical spaces and experiences draw event participants out of their phones and into the present moment.
This week on the unconventional Life show is Kirsten Schowalter. Kirsten is the Author of "In My Own Skin" and founder of Ageing Courageously, a community that inspires people to make dreams come true at every age and The Flip Side of Life, support and resources for a new way to grieve. Kirsten fills us with insight and knowledge about a topic that is so misunderstood and often so silent.
This week on the Unconventional Life show is Julia Plevin. She is an eco-spiritual guide, author of the book “The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing: Finding Calm, Creativity, and Connection in the Natural World” and founder of the of Forest Bathing Club. Julia has a decade of guiding people into the forest to reconnect with their spirit and physically heal themselves. Julia shares what exactly forest bathing is and some guidelines to start your own forest bathing practice.
This week on the Unconventional Life podcast is the musician Trevor Oswalt aka East Forest. His latest project has been collaborating with the legendary teacher Ram Dass to create a full-length album that highlights his new teachings while taking the listener into a deep, transformational experience.
This week on the Unconventional Life Show is the “Money Manifestation Queen”, Amanda Frances. Amanda is a self-made multimillionaire, digital course creator, Forbes contributor, podcaster, and spiritual business mentor.
Amanda shares how she made millions by breaking all the rules. She didn't follow a rigid plan, instead, she got clear on what she wanted, aligned herself with the positive vibration of her beliefs and shared what truly ignites her soul with the world.
Hilary shares her journey and insight around imperfect action. She gives us 4 techniques that can be used to expand our comfort zone and ditch the certainty and perfectionism that hold us back.
Hilary is the founder of Sick Biz, "An organization dedicated to providing support, resources, hacks, and hope to entrepreneurs affected by chronic illness, pain, disability, and sickness." She is also the founder of J. Hill Marketing & Creative Services, an agency specializing in premier copywriting and book editing for Fortune 500 brands and the “one-percent,” superstar entrepreneurs. She is an author, editor at The Good Men Project, and contributor to Influencive, The Huffington Post and The Mighty, among other large-scale publications.
Ayla Nereo is a singer, songwriter, loop pedalist, dancer, up and coming filmmaker, and activist. Her unique sound is inspired by her connection with the Earth and is sparking a new wave of what is possible with music. With millions of listeners from around the world, Ayla has found a way to powerfully combine her gifts to capture her multidimensionality and truest form of expression.
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Chelsey Korus is a trailblazer and is a highly regarded yoga teacher and philosopher.
She has been teaching yoga since the age of 15 and has been an avid life long learner in numerous movement practices, including Anusara, Power Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Acro, as well as martial arts, free form dance, and ballet. Along with an exceptional depth of practice, Chelsey is a triple major with degrees in Dance, Theater, and Vocal Performance.
A decade of learning and teaching around the world has led her to design, AWAKE, a “total package lifestyle” around SOUL ☀︎ SPIRIT ☀︎ ENVIRONMENT.
“The concept of AWAKE is a driving force in my life… I don’t want to live another second asleep. These are the practices I’ve designed to help people awaken to their moment, and have the tools to step into their wholeness.”
David Wood is a former Consulting Actuary to Fortune 100 companies - such as Sony Music, Proctor & Gamble, and Exxon. He’s built one of the world’s largest coaching businesses, has thousands of hours of coaching under his belt and is the author of Get Paid For Who You Are, with a foreword by Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul. He is now the founder of a new company, Play for Real, which coaches high performers and leaders to play the best game they can, living a regret-free life.
David Block is widely known as the creator behind The Human Experience. He is a live music composer, producer, mixed media artist, and talented instrumentalist. Creating his symphony of sound he layers in elements of human emotion, world exploration, and sacred melodies. David is constantly pushing boundaries when it comes to music and art which has initiated collaborations with artists such as Android Jones, Rising Appalachia, Elephant Revival, Quixotic and Lucent Dossier Experience.
His music has been streamed over 35 million times and he has released over 100 different tracks, each piece taking the listener on a “sonic journey”.
His latest collaboration is with Danny Musengo, Mel Seme and Kat Factor. The synergy of these four creatives is called “Gone, Gone Beyond” and their album will be released at the end of March 2019.
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Diego Perez is the writer and speaker behind the pen name Yung Pueblo. The name means young people and serves to remind him of his Ecuadorian roots, his experiences in activism, and that the collective of humanity is in the midst of important growth. Diego’s poetry and speaking inspire hundreds of thousands of followers around the world and capture the essence of self-healing and unconditional love. He aims to empower people to do internal work in service of developing the wisdom to truly know ourselves. A dedicated Vipassana meditator, Diego believes in the power of releasing the tension from our internal world as a contribution to the greater good of humanity.
Florence Turiaf is the Founder of Global Island Girl, which is a community, an agency, and live experiences company that is on a mission to upgrade world travel on islands and beyond by focusing on the people, the planet, and pleasure. She is an entrepreneur, a transformational coach, storyteller, and world traveler. She’s been featured in Travel Noire and several other publications, has lived full-time 12 different islands and traveled to 20+ countries. Wherever she goes, Florence is helping people leaving the places we explore better than how we found them.
Leah McHenry is paving a new way in how business combines with music in the music industry. She’s eradicating this idea of the “starving artist” by sharing how to target niche markets through strategies she has successfully applied to her own music. She founded the Savvy Musician Academy to help other artists and musicians step into their creativity and do it in a profitable way. She has over 450k followers on Facebook and has created multiple 6 figure businesses in just a few years. To top it off, Leah hosts the Savvy Musician Show podcast and is the mom of 5 kids, that she homeschools!
Lauren Elizabeth Walsh is the CEO and Co-founder of Global Sisterhood, a platform for rising women and a worldwide movement of Sister Circles. The organization also provides transformational content and tools for self-growth. Lauren is passionate about the liberation of the divine feminine, healing wounds between men and women, and has helped thousands of women in over 85 countries to know their work and rise into their purpose and power. With International Women’s Day coming up on March 8th, Global Sisterhood invites women and men to come together to heal, connect, and create new possibilities for future generations.
Chloe Smith is one half of the dynamic band, Rising Appalachia. Accompanied by sister, Leah, and a diverse group of wildly talented musicians, they’ve toured across North America and many international locations, have millions of streams and are creators of something thing coin they a Slow Music Movement. From horseback to sailboats, train rides to walking, these two combine passionate activism with their creative pulse to make more than just art for art's sake. It’s about something bigger than just the music - it’s a revolution led by a collective of individuals inspired to change the standards of the industry and leave every city they visit with more than a few good shows.
Jaiya is an internationally recognized award-winning somatic sexologist and sexological bodyworker, best selling author to four books and the creator of The Erotic Blueprint Breakthrough. Over the last two decades, Jaiya has immersed herself in the study of turn on, ancient erotic rituals, tantric sex, mastery of sensual touch, play, and much more. She’s has worked with Tony Robbins, spoken all over the world, and discovered this profound map to navigate the world of arousal.
Adam Roa is transforming societal definitions of love and creativity by radically modeling uncensored vulnerable human expression. As one of Goalcast’s top choices for Game Changers to Watch Out for in 2019, Adam is catalyzing change on the planet by courageously exposing parts of himself that many would rather hide. An international spoken word artist and founder of The Deep Dive podcast, Adam realized his words would only reach so far and responded by choosing to film his life in real time with the show, The Art of Choosing Love. With over a million views, a live performance of his poem “You are Who You’ve Been Looking For” is inspiring the masses to realize the love that exists within. His intention is to better the planet with every breath he takes.
Lena Elkins is the founder and CEO of Lena Elkins Coaching, an award-winning consultancy for service-based entrepreneurs internationally. She is a sought-after speaker, member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and host of the popular Facebook group, Millennial Go-Getters. She has been interviewed in over a hundred different media outlets around the world, including NBC Success Magazine, Entrepreneur, Forbes and many more. Recently, Lena was ranked as one of the top marketers to follow in 2018 along with the greats like Neil Patel and Grant Cardone.
Hanalei Swan is an 11-year-old fashion designer, artist, international speaker, world traveler, creator of HS Styles and founder of Unstoppable Kids. An elementary school dropout on a mission to change the world through slow fashion, Hanalei supports kids around the world to actualize their dreams, not just someday in the future, but right now.
Ines Festini is a holistic health coach, speaker, lifestyle coach, and founder of Body by Conscious Design. Her mission is to help people reset their health, get into their best shape, and support them in feeling amazing inside and out. She travels around the world working with global leaders, visionaries, and entrepreneurs.
Heath Armstrong is the co-founder of Rage Create and the brilliant creator of The Sweet Ass Domination Deck. He is the author of the Sweet Ass Journal to Develop Your Happiness Muscle in 100 Days, a serial entrepreneur, and gremlin smasher. To listen to more of Heath's hilarious wisdom, check out his podcast, Never Stop Peaking.
Michael Dash is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, mentor, speaker, author, and thrillseeker. From building a company to over five million dollars a year in revenue to writing his upcoming book, Chasing the High, Michael is an extremely driven, multi-passionate individual.
His background consists of his addiction to gambling and road to recovery, a 6-year lawsuit with his past business partner, climbing and conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro, and continuously contributing to Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Team-in-Training fundraising group.