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Emerald GreenForest

Host & Producer of Men On Purpose Podcast
Founder & Lead Visionary of Creative Age Consulting Group, Emerald GreenForest is an internationally known speaker, transformation artist, Be The Change “Movement To Watch” Award Winner and one of America’s Premier Experts. She is the Executive Producer and Hostess of the Men On Purpose Podcast (Ranked as a top 200 podcast on Itunes) and is hired to consult with high achieving leaders who are called to be the Vanguard of the Creative Age.
Recent episodes featuring Emerald GreenForest
Optimal Performance Through Mindfulness—with Erik Leslie
Episode of
Men On Purpose Podcast
How do you handle high-stress environments? If you struggle to maintain composure and react with anger or frustration, you might benefit from a mindfulness practice. Developing focus and poise allows you to perform at your best, even under difficult circumstances. And this kind of mental acumen is crucial for men in demanding careers. Erik Leslie is the creator of SatiMind, a customized mindfulness training program for corporations, hospitals and healthcare professionals, athletes, law enforcement and the military. He is committed to helping organizations leverage mental focus to create resilient and high-performing teams. Erik earned his graduate degree in Performance Psychology from the University of Denver and is a certified mindfulness teacher through the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Today, Erik joins Emerald to explain how enduring a serious car accident led to his current work in mindfulness and meditation. He explores the connection between optimal performance and alignment with purpose, discussing why he considers mindfulness to be the ultimate mental skill. Listen in for Erik’s insight around developing your own mindfulness practice and learn how mental focus can help you undo negativity bias and retrain your brain to respond rather than react! What You Will Learn Erik’s insight around molding your pain into a purpose How a serious car accident led to Erik’s work in mindfulness How alignment with purpose impacts your performance How Erik is redefining hard work as ‘effortless effort’ Erik’s story of healing on a spiritual level after his accident How Erik found the tools to develop a meditation practice Why Erik considers mindfulness the ultimate mental skill How mindfulness programs can change organizational culture Erik’s tips for developing a mindfulness practice Focus on heartbeat or breath (1 minute/day) Identify 3 things you’re grateful for each day The value in undoing negativity bias with positive emotions The difference between reacting vs. choosing a response How Erik applies mindfulness to the creation process Connect with Erik Leslie SatiMind Erik’s Website Connect with Emerald GreenForest Creative Age Consulting Group Emerald’s Website Emerald on LinkedIn Emerald on Twitter Emerald on Instagram Email: listeners@menonpurposepodcast.com Resources Ken Wilber The Science of Enlightenment: How Meditation Works by Shinzen Young Jon Kabat-Zinn University of Pennsylvania Authentic Happiness This episode is sponsored by the Creative Age Consulting Group. Men - Is it time NOW for you to make your mark? Visit timetomakeyourmark.com to apply for an invitation-only consultation.
Saying Yes, and to Creative Opportunity—with Norm Laviolette
Episode of
Men On Purpose Podcast
Everybody is creative. But we let the fear of looking stupid hold us back. Norm Laviolette contends that if we keep practicing and push through feeling foolish, we WILL survive—and be that much stronger for it! In fact, he believes that the first step to greatness is sucking, and we have to say Yes, and to opportunities for growth, especially when it scares us. Norm is a 20-year veteran of comedy and entertainment, having performed, directed or produced more than 10,000 shows and workshops all over the world. He also serves as cofounder and CEO of Improv Asylum, a nationally-acclaimed professional improv and sketch comedy theatre based in Boston. Norm’s new book, The Art of Making Sh!t Up, explores how comedy and improv techniques can help people achieve beyond their expectations—both personally and professionally. Today, Norm joins Emerald to explain how he realized comedy was not just something he could do, but something he HAD to do. He discusses his transition from performer to CEO, sharing his early recognition that he would have to make his own opportunities and offering insight around the business side of show business. Listen in as Norm weighs in on practicing your creativity and saying Yes, and to the right projects! What You Will Learn How humor gave Norm a seat at the table with his funny family The moment Norm realized comedy was something he HAD to do Norm’s early recognition of the need to make his own opportunities Norm’s belief that everybody is creative but self-talk holds us back How to push through feeling foolish and develop your creativity How Norm used the improv principle of Yes, and in writing his book Norm’s insight that opportunities come from serving other people How Norm defines courage as trying things BECAUSE we’re afraid Why Norm refers to improv class as the gym for the mind How to earn what you deserve based on your contribution to society How money, love and intellectual curiosity help Norm choose projects How Norm celebrates accomplishments by taking time to disconnect Connect with Norm Laviolette Improv Asylum The Art of Making Sh!t Up by Norm Laviolette Connect with Emerald GreenForest Creative Age Consulting Group Emerald’s Website Emerald on LinkedIn Emerald on Twitter Emerald on Instagram Email: listeners@menonpurposepodcast.com Resources National Publicity Summit This episode is sponsored by the Creative Age Consulting Group. Men - Is it time NOW for you to make your mark? Visit timetomakeyourmark.com to apply for an invitation-only consultation.
Remove Limiting Beliefs & Achieve Your Potential—with Nick Elvery
Episode of
Men On Purpose Podcast
Do you feel like you’ve got more to give—but you’re not sure how to get to the next level? Our minds often limit what we think is possible, and we set small goals that keep us trapped at a certain level of achievement. How do we remove those limiting beliefs and create a bigger, better vision of the future? Nick Elvery is a Peak Performance Coach dedicated to helping people unlock their full potential. His experience in overcoming a serious drug and alcohol addiction gave Nick insight around exactly what it takes to create lasting change. He is also the host of the popular Daily Habits Podcast and the creator of the SuperCharger Academy, a program designed to support clients in achieving what’s most important to them. Today, Nick joins Emerald to share his calling to help people overcome limiting beliefs, discussing how to set goals that make you feel the right balance of scared AND excited. He describes his experience with addiction, explaining how he used talk therapy to clear old traumas and why it was crucial to make radical changes to his peer group. Listen in for Nick’s practical advice on practicing mental courage, making important decisions, and removing self-limitations to achieve peak performance! What You Will Learn Nick’s innate desire to help people overcome limiting beliefs Nick’s insight around courage as a habit to be practiced How Nick exercises mental courage through cold exposure How to create a future you can live into after addiction Meditation, self-hypnosis Radical change in peer group Why Nick recommends talk therapy to clear old traumas Nick’s advice for getting clear on what you want to achieve The value of goals that make you feel scared AND excited Why your goals should be relative to where you are in life How Nick leverages long walks to make important decisions Nick’s practice of celebrating achievements with self-care Connect with Nick Elvery Nick’s Website Daily Habits Podcast Connect with Emerald GreenForest Creative Age Consulting Group Emerald’s Website Emerald on LinkedIn Emerald on Twitter Emerald on Instagram Email: listeners@menonpurposepodcast.com Resources What’s Your Next Move with Arlene Battishill This episode is sponsored by the Creative Age Consulting Group. Men - Is it time NOW for you to make your mark? Visit timetomakeyourmark.com to apply for an invitation-only consultation.
Create Your Own Life with Podcasting—with Jeremy Slate
Episode of
Men On Purpose Podcast
If following the traditional path has you feeling like a pawn on a chessboard, Jeremy Slate wants you to know that you CAN create your own life—and make money doing it. So, how do you build and monetize a business around your strengths? And how can podcasting serve as the marketing engine that drives your brand? Jeremy is the host of the Create Your Own Life Podcast and the cofounder and CEO of Command Your Brand, a publicity agency that supports thought leaders in getting booked on top-rated podcasts. Jeremy’s team has launched and produced two iTunes top-rated podcasts and booked clients as expert guests on 500-plus shows. His is also a sought-after speaker on entrepreneurship, podcasting and public relations, appearing at the Outlier Podcast Festival, the New Media Summit, and the Podfest Multimedia Convention, among many other venues. Jeremy was #2 on the list of BuzzFeed’s 7 Millennial Influencers to Follow in 2018, and Create Your Own Life landed the second spot on CIO Magazine’s Top 26 Podcasts to Follow in 2018. Today, Jeremy joins Emerald to discuss how his mom’s stroke informed his calling to launch the Create Your Own Life Podcast. He describes his willingness to push though difficult situations and move on from efforts that aren’t working out. Jeremy also addresses how following his curiosity guides his creative process, sharing the idea behind his business to help podcast guests elevate each appearance. Listen in for insight on running a podcast as the PR division of your business and learn how to leverage your strengths and design a life you love. What You Will Learn How Jeremy was called to launch the Create Your Own Life Podcast How to identify when to move on from an effort that’s not working out Jeremy’s willingness to push through failures and difficult situations How following his curiosity guides Jeremy’s creative process How Create Your Own Life has evolved to focus on high performers How Command Your Brand helps podcast guests elevate an appearance Jeremy’s insight on running a podcast as the PR division of your business Jeremy’s advice around calling in support to keep you accountable How celebrating the wins serves as fuel for your next accomplishment Why it’s crucial to cater your message to a specific, niche audience Connect with Jeremy Slate Create Your Own Life Podcast Command Your Brand Media Connect with Emerald GreenForest Creative Age Consulting Group Emerald’s Website Emerald on LinkedIn Emerald on Twitter Emerald on Instagram Email: listeners@menonpurposepodcast.com Resources New Media Summit Grant Cardone Young Hustlers Podcast Danica Patrick on CYOL EP505 So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport This episode is sponsored by the Creative Age Consulting Group. Men - Is it time NOW for you to make your mark? Visit timetomakeyourmark.com to apply for an invitation-only consultation.
Put Your Purpose into Practice—with Dr. Bob Uslander
Episode of
Men On Purpose Podcast
Life is impermanent, and we have a limited amount of time to make an impact. As a former ER doctor, Bob Uslander knows that better than most, and that daily encounter with life-and-death inspired him to put his purpose to work and create his own holistic hospice care practice. Dr. Bob’s intention? To help people overcome fear, see their own inner essence, and experience the joy and beauty of life. Dr. Bob has been practicing medicine for 25-plus years, training and working in emergency medicine until 2003, when he shifted his focus to programs designed to help the elderly and seriously ill members of the community receive holistic health care. Today, he serves as the founder and Medical Director of Integrated MD Care, a concierge practice dedicated to reducing the struggle and enhancing the quality of life for people facing the challenges of aging or terminal illness. On this episode of Men on Purpose, Dr. Bob joins Emerald to share his calling to help people move past fear to experience the joy and beauty of life. He describes how he took action around his purpose, transitioning away from emergency medicine to eventually build his own holistic hospice care practice. Dr. Bob also shares his take on the dysfunction of our current medical system and explains why it’s important to explore your options and choose end-of-life care that aligns with who you are. Listen in for insight on how to step back from intense work and recharge—and get inspired to find YOUR path and live a beautiful life! What You Will Learn The transformational nature of Dr. Bob’s first experience with hospice care Dr. Bob’s purpose to help people move past fear + experience the joy of life The moment of clarity when Dr. Bob received a message from the universe How Dr. Bob came to build his own holistic team and palliative care practice How recognizing the impermanence of life inspired Dr. Bob to take action Dr. Bob’s take on the dysfunction of our current medical system How Dr. Bob steps back to recharge from the intensity of his work Dr. Bob’s insight around the limited time we have to make an impact Why you should explore your options vs. accept default end-of-life care Connect with Dr. Bob Uslander Integrated MD Care Connect with Emerald GreenForest Creative Age Consulting Group Emerald’s Website Emerald on LinkedIn Emerald on Twitter Emerald on Instagram Email: listeners@menonpurposepodcast.com Resources Lisa Sasevich Tim Kelley at the True Purpose Institute This episode is sponsored by the Creative Age Consulting Group. Men - Is it time NOW for you to make your mark? Visit timetomakeyourmark.com to apply for an invitation-only consultation. 
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Birthdate
Feb 18th, 1963
Location
Nashua, NH, USA
Episode Count
133
Podcast Count
30
Total Airtime
2 days, 21 hours