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Embracing The Second Half of Life - Salvatore Sapienza
If you’re hating on your mid-life, then no wonder you could be in a crisis. On the other hand, you could be writing and publishing your first book, finding your calling that was so far removed from what you thought, and then finding out that your second book was being made into a movie. Sound like a dream? Not for Salvatore Sapienza. This is his 40 Plus life and he’s relishing every bit of it because he’s allowing the surrendering to life to move him beyond the “Now what?” Hey Guys, Check This Out! Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About Sal Salvatore Sapienza is a former religious brother in the Catholic Church who worked alongside Father Mychal Judge ("The Saint of 9/11") in helping to establish St. Francis AIDS Ministry, one of the first Catholic AIDS organizations in the country. ​ A spiritual teacher and speaker, Sapienza has written three books: "Mychal's Prayer," "Gay is a Gift," and "Seventy Times Seven," on which the film, "Brotherly Love" is based. Sapienza has led workshops, classes and retreats around the country, including the annual LGBT Spirituality retreat at Unity Village. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) and All Faiths Seminary in New York City. ​ Sapienza is an ordained minister serving as pastor of the UCC church in Saugatuck/Douglas, Michigan, where he lives with his husband, Gregg, and their cat, Oscar.WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagram
Life Choices & Learning To Appreciate Them - Josh Packard Ph. D.
There are those moments in life, when you reach the crossroads. You stand there wondering which way to go, and you make your life choice. Then, you wonder, "What might have happened if you had chosen differently?" Even if you don't regret your choice, you may just be curious about what might have happened. Whether it's your choice of career, the mate you settle down with, or following passion, the wonder of what if is always an interesting way to go into some self introspection. Josh Packard, a sociologist, professor and researcher at University of Northern Colorado, and a guy I met a couple of years ago at National Speakers Association, posed the question, "What if..." and that's why we're bringing you this inquisitive podcast today, so that you can look at the "What If's..." of your life and appreciate where you are and what you've accomplished as a 40 Plus guy!About JoshMy research-driven insights reveal opportunities in places organizations, entrepreneurs and executives have been conditioned to ignore. As an expert in organizational commitment and design, I help you to think differently in order to drive true and lasting innovation and client engagement.I have a passion for translating complex academic ideas into accessible and actionable insights for industries who are looking to engage and inspire a new, modern workforce that has shifted dramatically in recent years. I’ve been a keynote speaker for numerous groups and thousands of people.I am a sociologist, professor and researcher at the University of Northern Colorado, where I also serve as the Executive Director of the Social Research Lab. My research has appeared in numerous academic and trade publications. I earned my B.A. in English from Texas Lutheran University, and my M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Vanderbilt University.Connect With JoshWebsiteTwitterHey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the Unapologetic Life Assessment - Click Here, and stop playing it safe.For a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my "Your Next Move" Strategy Session. Check it out - Click Here!Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
Stop and push the Pause Button – Darren Tipton
You’re a guy who’s found your passion. You pursue it with a loving vengeance. You feel alive and on a roll. Then that roll leads you to realize, “If I don’t chill pill, push the pause button, and step back from life, I’m going to die!” Ever felt that way? I have and it isn’t anything I enjoy feeling.For Darren Tipton, he didn’t have much choice. Diagnosed with a rare blood disease, it was either he take care of him or say bye-by to the life he knew. Hard as it was to step back from his love – Project Humanity – he made the choice to thrive in the pause and he pushed that ever so hard to do pause button. Guys this just might be your wake-up call, to push your own pause button. Are you ready to take that step? Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About DarrenDarren Tipton first began working with humanitarian projects in 1990 when he participated in a beach ministry project transporting intoxicated students who were on spring break at South Padre Island, TX. He made his first overseas humanitarian trip to Kenya in 1996. He has coordinated collegiate leadership development initiatives for National Collegiate Ministry, with the Southern Baptist Convention, and he coordinated leadership-training events for new volunteers for the North American Mission Board for nine years. In 1997, he founded DoMissions, an organization focused on cooperative multi-denominational ministry in Africa and Eastern Europe. In 2010, DoMissions was renamed Project Humanity and its mission was redefined to what it is today. Website
Dump The Pressure Of Others - Rick Clemons
We're all under pressure. Crazy, fast-paced pressures of life. Yet, most of us play into this pressure because of some thing that someone else says we should do. It's rare the pressure we feel or participate in comes from our own internal making. Every piece of pressure is designed by something outside of us that we buy into. Some of the pressure is good, most of it is bad.Guys, it's time for some self-care and a deeper look at where that pressure is coming from and how to dump it once and for all. 
Why Men’s Work Ain’t no Circle Jerk – Andrew Newman
Men are more rapidly than ever flocking to men’s work, and we aren’t talking about men working out. They’re going to places where they can feel safe about being vulnerable and able to be open about what they are feeling. But does it work?Andrew Newman, children’s author, well known for his Conscious Bedtime Stories series, shares candidly the benefits that he has received as an active participant in many different types of men’s work programs. While at times it terrified him, he now knows what it truly means to experience that sense of safety and belonging in the company of men.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About AndrewAndrew Newman is the award-winning author and founder of Conscious Bedtime Stories, a growing series of bedtime stories purpose-built to support parent-child connection in the last 20 minutes of the day. His professional background includes deep training in therapeutic healing work and mindfulness. He brings a calm yet playful energy to speaking events and workshops, inviting and encouraging the creativity of his audiences, children K-5, parents, and teachers alike. Andrew has been an opening speaker for Deepak Chopra, a Tedx presenter in Findhorn, Scotland, keynote speaker at Dr. Becky Bailey’s Conscious Discipline Conference and author-in-residence at the Bixby School in Boulder, Colorado. He is a graduate of The Barbara Brennan School of Healing, a Non-Dual Kabbalistic healer and has been actively involved in men’s work through the Mankind Project since 2006. He counsels parents, helping them to return to their center, so they can be more deeply present with their kids.Website
Venturing Back To Corporate Life Does Not Mean You Failed - Phil Gerbyshak
So what do you do when everything is going well in your business, you seem to be on top of the world, and then suddenly everything flips 36o degrees the other direction. You step up to the plate and do something that you didn't think you would ever do after leaving the corporate world. Phil Gerbyshak very candidly shares why he stepped back into corporate life, when most guys his age are deciding to exit corporate life, and shows us how he did it that made sense for him.Guys if you are struggling to either leave a 9-5'er sort of job, or considering going back into that type of life, listen to this podcast! You'll be glad you did.About PhilBright, bold, and enthusiastic, Phil Gerbyshak is a speaker who never holds back and leaves it all on the stage, energizing and inspiring audiences to take action immediately. He is a highly respected speaker who has been on the cover of Marketing, Media & Money magazine, the cover of Speaker Magazine and has presented at Influence, the national conference for the National Speakers Association (NSA).Phil has been a NSA chapter board member for three years and is slated to be president of the NSA Central Florida chapter. Phil has spoken at NSA chapter events across the country and at NSA Brand Lab. He has co-hosted NSA’s Tech Lab, had multiple articles published in Speaker Magazine and has been interviewed on NSA’s Voices of Experience podcast.Phil Gerbyshak also has coached several Hall of Fame speakers on how to build and rebuild their speaking business in the digital age. Phil is a noted sales expert, corporate sales trainer and small business coach who is passionate about building relationships, using social media for research and connection and leveraging technology.Connect With PhilWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedInInstagram Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the Unapologetic Life Assessment - Click Here, and stop playing it safe.For a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my "Your Next Move" Strategy Session. Check it out - Click Here!Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
Depression isn’t and shouldn’t be a shameful prison – Chris Brogan
I admit it. I suffer from depression. I also take my little one pill a day to keep it at bay…no shame whatsoever. Then there’s my buddy Chris Brogan. A guy who’s written NY Times Bestsellers, talked in front of 100’s of people, talks marketing, startups, and everything biz related to some of the smallest and biggest organizations on the planet, and he’s also not afraid to talk about his depression. In fact, in his world, talking about depression is an act of self-love and self-preservation. That’s where we’re going today, and we’re not ashamed as men over 40 to talk about that “D” word, and we we’re not talking about that one between your legs that often times can cause you to be depressed even when it doesn’t work.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About ChrisChris Brogan is an author, keynote speaker and business advisor who helps companies become more human. The age of factory-sized interactions is over. We all come one to a pack. And it’s time to accept that we are all a little bit dented. In a world of ever-increasing pressure and stress, you've been told to smile, hide your “flaws,” and fit in. You aren’t a category. People don’t want to fit in. They want to belong. Dents and all. Chris advises leadership teams to empower team members by sharing actionable insights on workplace wellness. He also works with marketing and communications teams to more effectively reach people who want to be seen and understood before they buy what a company sells.Website
Birthday Message - Doing Stuff From Your Soul - Rick Clemons
Not going to go all sappy on ya, nor am I looking for a ton of birthday wishes, and I'm not needing your sympathy. Now that we've got all that out of the way, I'm talking from my soul today, because I'm turning 56 in a couple of days, I had a big life event a couple of weeks ago, and I think it's time for us guys to start coming out of our closets and doing stuff from our souls, rather than our heads and our dicks!What do you think?And if you got inspired by this podcast, go check out my Unapologetic Life Assessment - Click here!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the Unapologetic Life Assessment - Click Here, and stop playing it safe.For a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my "Your Next Move" Strategy Session. Check it out - Click Here!Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/ 
Weathering The Storms of Life – Mark Asquith
We all have storms in life. Crazy making storms. Some that we call the S*it Storms of life. As a guy 40 Plus, we can find ourselves right in the midst of a bunch of these storms, pulling our hair out, if we even have any hair left, or managing through them with ease and grace.My buddy and mentor for my podcasts, Mark Asquith, joins me today to dole out some advice on weathering the storms of life. He’s not quite 40 but, I’m slipping him into the mix because he’s a pretty smart bloke most them time, and even when he’s not, he’s still pretty good to hang with. So let’s get into the storms of life and manage them, even if that means only with a joke and a hot dog!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About ChrisAbout MarkMark Asquith is a serial entrepreneur who has built globally successful design, marketing, software and digital businesses since he quit his real job in 2005. A passionate podcaster, global keynote speaker and helpful bloke, Mark is the co-founder of Podcast Websites and the creator of Excellence Expected. He has a terribly embarrassing beard.In 2008 he set up his first “real” business.Less than 12 months later he royally screwed it up, having on 60 pounds in the bank and having let his whole team and offices go.Since then, the Hot Dog Kid has learned his lesson and has gone on to found a globally successful design agency, two tech startups, the UK’s #1 business podcast and a personal brand that has created an audience of worldwide fans of his “no shit” attitude.Following a blaze of glory burnout in 2012, he is a regular speaker across the world at tech, business and media events, particularly in the United States.A straight talking, no bullshit millennial speaker.Talks on productivity, startups, work/life balance, personal branding, digital product development, user experience and all aspects of modern marketing.Spends all his speaking fees on hot dogs and beard products.Once heckled Rick Astley enough to upset himWebsite
Internalized Homophobia and all that Jazz – Seth Vermilyea
Sometimes you get slapped upside the face with your stuff and you didn’t really realize it was sitting there in the corner of your mind just waiting to hit ya! Those things that you’re like, “No, no, no, no, no. This is not me, this not how I am supposed to show up!” Low and behold there you are naked in your truth of crap you didn’t even know you had in ya.Getting raw, real, and naked with his own internalized homophobia… and yes, all of you need to hear this one because it isn’t just about internalized homophobia…Seth Vermilyea, the Coming Out Tarot guy, shows us what it means to be present with where you are right now and get through it. Like it or not. Trust me, you’ll find a way through your own internalized (FILL IN THE BLANK) once you listen to this chat!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About SethSeth is a tarot reader with a passion for serving the LGBTQ community. Since launching ComingOutTarot, he helps his queer clients confirm where they are today and gives them the steps they need to achieve their goals tomorrow. He received his first tarot deck at 10, came out of the closet at 19, and officially came out of the tarot closet at 40 with ComingOutTarot. He uses tarot to make sense of his client’s queer experiences in a increasingly challenging heteronormative world. Seth and his husband live in Chicago with their 10 rescue ferrets.Website
Yeah that mind is meant to be mindful! – Will Schneider
Ok, I’m going to be honest. I met him on an island in Bermuda. I was drawn to him. I saw things in him that I wanted. And, no I wasn’t some gay guy crushing on a handsome straight guy…well maybe a little. Truth is, I was drawn to his mindful masculinity.His name is Will Schneider, and from that chance meeting at a men’s retreat in Bermuda, I’ve come to call him one of my peeps, my bros, my inner circle. He makes me think, props me up, calls my on stuff and occasionally calls me to. He’s one of the finest yoga instructors in Manhattan, and he’s taking mindfulness, meditation, and everything some would call woo-woo into some of the coolest companies in Manhattan. He’s about to take you on a quick journey into what your masculine mind is capable of when you let go of your bullshit!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive,one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can accessevery single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.comBreak free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My BoldLife Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About WillWill is the founder of Shift-to-Flow Mindfulness, a program that helps people weave mediation, mindfulness, and breathing into the fabric of their lives, communities, companies. He sees people losing themselves by falling into their day-to-day routines and forgetting to take a moment for themselves.Will focuses on getting people in touch with their mind, body, and breath is the core to developing a mindfulness experience. Through exploration, practice, and play, hacking into this triad combats work stress, opens the door to their imagination, boosts their energy, elevates cognition, and ultimately fosters and improves Emotional Intelligence (EQ).Website
Making Space For Men To Be Men - Rick Clemons
There are amazing things you learn when you get a group of men together. They are either one, upping each other, or being very tight lipped about what they really want to be saying.It's how we've been conditioned as men. But what happens when you make space for guys to be guys? Today I share a personal experience I recently had when I made space for 30 guys to show up, with no pressure to be anything other than themselves. Here's what happened.
Kindness and the Masculinity Factor – Rocco Cozza
He’s a Jersey boy, an attorney, and built pretty much like a tank. First thoughts? He’s an Alpha Male. In reality he does have a book with alpha in the name and he’s also a kindness kind of guy that makes you go, “WHOA!”. So, don’t judge this book by it’s cover, Rocco Cozza dishes out the truth about why kindness has paid off, just like his Italian Momma taught him.Roll up your sleeves guys because we’re baring our kindness souls today. Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About RoccoAs a serial entrepreneur that happens to practice law, Rocco has a diverse background that cuts across many different industries. Over the years, Rocco has used kindness as a strength, which has led to many amazing opportunities in the business world. Through all of the successes and quite a few failures, the learning lessons have proven to be priceless. Rocco has taken the lessons learned, the expertise built, and his keen intuition to help others achieve the success they desire.In addition to helping entrepreneurs and companies achieve massive success, Rocco motivates and inspires others through his keynote speaking, coaching, the “It’s Work Podcast,” videos, and writings. Rocco is a best-selling author with his book “The A.L.P.H.A. Way: 5 Keys to Unlocking Your Greatness and Living Your Best Life.” Rocco lives by the philosophy of leading with kindness and living your best life. Own your weaknesses, build your strengths and live life with passion!Website
Just because you’ve got wisdom doesn’t make you old! – Brad Montgomery
“I look up to you because you are older and wiser!” Ok! God, I feel old now. Or you could say, “Wow what a compliment!” Depending on perspective, some of us guys take that as a kick in the gut, and others of us take it as a badge of honor and respect.My buddy and fellow professional speaker, Brad Montgomery, throw down about the battle of aging and being seen as older wiser, and even not having all the answers!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About BradLike you, happiness expert, speaker and author Brad Montgomery believes:• Happiness Pays.• It makes business-sense to invest in the “people-side” of business. • Speakers should be engaging AND have a useful message.Brad combines all of these ideas — and a ton more — into everything he does on stage. He’s a very funny guy with some very relevant ideas about how to improve ourselves and those people around us. And…he’s funny. (Yeah, we said this twice.)He’s a …• Business Owner• Author• Blogger• Idea guyBut he’s also one of the funniest business speakers out there. His keynotes and “Expanded Keynotes” (which is a fancy way to say “Longer keynotes that include some experiential, hands-on learning experiences” … which is a fancy way to say “Audience Participation On Steroids That Helps People Remember and Learn”) use an out-of-the-box blend of humor, wisdom, audience participation, music, and even confetti in order to keep the learning on high.He believes:• Motivational speakers should deliver tactics we remember and implement.• The era of “canned” speakers is over. • Your organization craves a speaker who can connect, who can have a conversation, and who can be relevant. They crave somebody who is authentic. Somebody who is funny.Website
Gay, Black, White, Interracial Couple, and an Ex-pastor. Oh my! – Joel Barrett and David Seymour
Man #1 - He was married to a woman. Was a pastor. Then decided he could no longer not live his truth. Man #2 – He was black, gay, and ready to mate. Then they met and the magic began.When it seems all the cards are stacked against you because of race, interracial marriage, and a past fraught with religious persecution because you are gay, you gotta wonder, will this relationship survive.Well my buddy Joel Barrett and his husband David Seymour break all the myths about what you can do when from many peoples perspectives this just shouldn’t work!Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About Joel and David Joel Barrett www.JoelSpeaksOut.com is an LGBTQ Writer, Speaker and Gatherer. As a former Baptist pastor and survivor of ex-gay therapy, Joel openly shares his experiences to help us face our fears and live with authenticity and transparency. He is married to David Seymour, a bi-racial, multi-lingual career federal employee who currently works as a Senior Public Affairs Specialist. From their first date in 2006 through their move to Kansas City, Missouri in 2016, David and Joel remain active and engaged in their local communities through service on various boards and community initiatives.
Get A Grip. Aging is just part of the equation! – Chris Guillebeau
God I can’t believe I’m turning 30, 40, 50, 100! Yeah it happens guys and I know you know that is true, but what happens when it hits you like a ton of bricks? I know, because I’ve experienced it and it wasn’t pretty. Nor was it pretty for my buddy Chris!At 40 he had his awakening. It was his OMG moment when he went deep inside and thought, what’s next? Now, for a guy who is a New York Times Best Selling Author, one of only a handful of people to have traveled to every country in the world, and a man who dominates his world every year with his sold out event – World Domination Summit – you might be scratching your head and wondering…”What does this guy have to worry about aging for? He’s got it all going on!” Well looks can be deceiving and he’s going raw and real about his crisis of aging.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About ChrisChris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer.During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday.  Since then he has modeled the proven definition of an entrepreneur: “Someone who will work 24 hours a day for themselves to avoid working one hour a day for someone else.”Chris’s first book, The Art of Non-Conformity, was translated into more than twenty languages. His second book, The $100 Startup, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, selling more than 500,000 copies worldwide. His third book, The Happiness of Pursuit, was published in September 2014 and was also a New York Times bestseller. His fourth book, Born for This, will help you find the work you were meant to do. His newest book, Side Hustle, will help you create a new source of income in 27 days.His daily podcast, Side Hustle School, is downloaded more than 2 million times a month.Every summer in Portland, Oregon, Chris hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative, remarkable people with thousands in attendance. Chris is also the founder of Pioneer Nation, Unconventional Guides, the Travel Hacking Cartel, and numerous other projects.Website
Men of Respect, RESPECT – Mike Domitriz
Aretha Franklin, just reading the word RESPECT, will start getting you all sassy in your heads. Some of you even started singing it out loud with the queen of soul. So why you are talking trash, not giving yourself and others the R-E-S-P-E-C-T that’s needed. Ok, maybe you are, but we could all do a little bit better job of it, some more than others.Here to help us R-E-S-P-E-C-T, is my buddy and Mr. Respect – Mike Domitriz. This guy rocks respect like nobody I know, and trust me, you will learn a lot from this guy. So buckle up, start singing the tune, and tune in if you respect yourself, and others. You won’t be sorry. I respectfully promise.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.comBreak free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About MikeDecades before sexual harassment cases were on the cover of every major media publication, Mike Domitrz was being brought in by leading educational institutions and the U.S. military to help them pursue a new standard of consent and respect. With Mike being the author of 3 books and an award-winning DVD, you get one of the world’s leading influencers and thought-leaders on the topic of respect.Website
Taking Ownership When You Screw Up – Gerson Sternstein
Let’s be honest. Being honest is tough for us guys. Then add admitting we’re wrong to the mix, and that brings on a whole other set of masculinity pushback that we guys just aren’t good at doing. Now imagine you get called out in your profession for screwing up and it means you basically lost everything you know. Eating that type of crow really makes you either man up or curl up in the fetal position. My buddy and friend, Gerson Sternstein, shares his story from thriving, to hiding in disgrace, and learning to survive after it all falls apart. Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
Spirituality Is Such A Guy Thing – Chris Tompkins
Yes, real men (whatever that means) get spirituality. It’s not some woo-woo, out of this world thing. It’s at the core of who you are as a man. Don’t’ believe me? Fine. Not going to twist your arm, but it is true. Spirituality makes the man.Joining me to have this convo is one of my main men, Chris Tompkins, a guy who knows what it means to be spiritual and who never stops pursuing that journey toward is higher self. Trust me, if you don’t believe in spirituality, you just might think otherwise at the end of this little chat. Are you man enough to listen?Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/About ChrisChris Tompkins is a spiritual life coach, teacher, and TEDx speaker based in Los Angeles, CA. Chris teaches interpersonal development, self-empowerment, and confidence building throughout Southern California at high schools, after-school programs, LGBT centers, and L.A.’s Central Juvenile Hall. Website 
Divorcing with Dignity – Leo Cardenas
I plan to get divorced, said no guy, as he stands at the alter getting married. Yet, it happens and how we get through it is a very individua experience. This is a real. Raw, honest chat about divorce, with a guy who’s dove into the trenches of being a single Dad and discovering himself and his “What’s next?” after divorce. Leo (pronounced Lay-O) Cardenas is a body language expert, father of one, and taking the road that so many of us have, of being that divorced guy, trying to find his next right relationship. Connect with Leo at LeoCardenas.com.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
How You, As A Man, Can Stop Shaming Men and Vulnerability
Admit it. We’ve all been shamed as men for our vulnerability and it has nothing to do with Brene’ Brown and her work around shame and vulnerability. For most of us men, we shame each other from being vulnerable. That crap needs to stop. It’s not healthy, nor is it useful for us in our relationships, our work, and it sure the heck doesn’t help us with our confidence. It’s time to tell vulnerability shame to take a hike and here’s five simple steps for getting there.Hey Guys Check This OutAre you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why. Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.  Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.com Break free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
Why Guys 40 Plus Need This Podcast
I'm a 40 Plus Guy. A dad. A small business owner. A friend. A mentor. A lot of, of lot of things, like most people. I'm also a guy that wants to connect with guys, guy-to-guy on a deeper level, to make me a better man and hopefully help other guys do the same. Kind of like getting naked with our truths, emotions, our vulnerabilities, and letting our shields down.That's why I created this podcast and am interviewing guys and doling out my perspective on what life after 40 is like for guys. I bring my life coaching experience, ability to help people make bold moves, and insights about facing fears so that guys don't keep having to apologize for living life their way. That's what this first episode is all about, connecting the dots of what men can expect when they step up and listen to 40 Plus: Real Men Real Talk.Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasons
40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. - Trailer
40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. is a short-format (10 - 15 minutes per episode) podcast where real guys talk about real guy stuff for men over 40. It's a shame free environment, where anything goes, including the B.S. masculinity stuff, which gets checked at the door before you plug those earpods into listen. Join me, Rick Clemons, your tell it like it is host with no fluff, as I take you each week for candid, no holds bar ride, having raw discussions about guy stuff that we're just not talking about, guy-to-guy. You just might want to listen before your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, or the homeless guy on the street yells at you to say, "Hey Mr. Man, you need to listen to this podcast to help you get over the erectile dysfunctions of your life."Hey Guys, Check This Out!Are you a guy who keeps struggling to do that thing? You know the thing you keep telling yourself and others you’re going to do, but never do? Then it’s time to get real and figure out why.Take the 10 Reasons You’re Not Making Your Bold Move Quiz and stop playing it safe. Grab it here at rickclemons.com/10reasonsFor a real, deep-dive, one-to-one coaching session where we make things happen to get you out of your own way, check out my Fear Busting Discovery Session that comes with a real, no questions asked, money-back guarantee. Check it out at rickclemons.com/discovery-sessionRemember you can access every single episode of 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. at fortypluspodcast.comBreak free of fears. Make bold moves. Live life without apologiesP.S. get your free My Bold Life Manifesto, right here - rickclemons.com/manifesto/
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May 16th, 2019
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Sep 10th, 2019
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