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Winston Simmonds: Between Me And You Journals

moving the podcast – interview from February 4, 2015

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Episode 38. Winston Simmonds tells us how he started Sand Dune Publishing and why he created the Between Me And You journal series. We also talk about the importance of asking people we care about for their stories, and sharing our own with them.

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“We’ve never talked about some of their feelings, some of their dreams, some of their hopes when they were in their twenties or thirties or forties. Or what they think about the relationship that we all share together, questions that sometimes we’ve been meaning to ask but never get around to.”

0:00 ~ starting a publishing company
5:20 ~ Between Me and You Journals
8:50 ~ origin story
14:50 ~ it’s important to share our stories
20:50 ~ emotional responses
29:20 ~ “the whole point is to connect”

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on his website SandDuneBooks.com
on Twitter @JournalDude
on Facebook Between Me And You

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Casey Lewis: The Adventure Year

moving the podcast – interview from January 27, 2015

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Episode 37. Casey Lewis and his family have decided to make 2015 an Adventure Year! Today he tells us what that’s all about.

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“I really don’t have a plan, I’m just looking for opportunities to do fun things that I would normally say no to or would normally pass up because other things seem more important.”

0:00 ~ the less adventurous years
7:55 ~ involving the kids
11:10 ~ taking adventure as it comes
15:40 ~ inspiring others
20:15 ~ you can’t SMART goal adventure

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on his website Casey-Lewis.com
on Twitter @caseynlewis
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on Facebook CaseyLewisCoaching

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The Wandering Longneckers

moving the podcast – interview from January 20, 2015

Update: the Longneckers hit the road in late July 2015. They share their new life on the road in their blog; if you want to see where they’ve been, start here.

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Episode 36. Before 2015 is out, Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker plan to sell their house, pack up their four kids, and travel the US full time in an RV. Today they share with us why they decided to hit the road less traveled.

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 “More than anything, we just want to give our kids some amazing experiences.  … We just want to make sure that they have the opportunity to see other people’s perspectives and hear their stories. And help people.”

0:00 ~ Why not?10702084_710306985718446_7367542677705254474_n
6:40 ~ the logistics of changing your lifestyle
11:35 ~ a whole family adventure
16:00 ~ still figuring out the big picture

Connect with Jonathan and Ashley
on their website Bareneckers.com
on Twitter @BareNeckers
on Facebook BareNeckers Community

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Giving Gal Stephanie Jones

moving the podcast – interview from January 7, 2015

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Episode 35. Stephanie Jones talks about her lifelong passion for giving, shares stories of her giving experiences both great and awkward, and provides tips on how anyone can become a giver.

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 “If, throughout your journey of what you’re trying to accomplish, you’re impacting other lives and trying to make other lives better, then you’re gonna be successful.”

0:00 ~ defining what is a gift
7:30 ~ 500 days of giving
12:45 ~ tips to become a giver
17:05 ~ half-eaten pizza (giving takes courage)
22:25 ~ doing something is better than doing nothing
25:00 ~ becoming a life coach & encouraging others to give

Connect with Stephanie
on her website GivingGal.com
on Twitter @1Giving_Gal
on Facebook 1 Making a Difference

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