Dream Big Podcast

By Bob Goff

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Most people never give themselves permission or know how to chase their big ambitions. Our framework helps you discover, declare, and realize yours so you can have a fulfilling life and impact the world for good.

Episode Date
Danielle Strickland -- Getting It Done
00:31:20

Danielle Strickland is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Her aggressive compassion has served people firsthand in countries all over the world. From establishing Justice Departments for The Salvation Army to launching Global anti-trafficking initiatives, to creating new movements to mobilize people towards transformational living. Danielle trains, advocates, and inspires people to live differently.

Danielle is the author of 5 books with her most recent being The Ultimate Exodus: Finding Freedom From What Enslaves You and The Zombie Gospel: The Walking Dead and What it means to be Human. She is host of DJStrickland Podcast, Co-founder of Infinitum, Amplify Peace, Brave Global and Women Speakers Collective. Danielle is a mom of 3, wife to @stephencourt and has been affectionately called the "ambassador of fun".

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to create a final checklist to land the plane of your big ambitions..

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Also on the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Oct 17, 2019
Jeremy Cowart -- Committed for the Long Haul
00:34:56

Named the “Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post, Forbes and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is an award-winning photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose mission in life is to "explore the intersection of creativity and empathy." Jeremy has published four books and is a sought-after speaker, having presented at TEDx, the United Nations and creative conferences across the country. 

His latest endeavor is The Purpose Hotel, a planned global for-profit hotel chain designed to fuel the work of not-for-profit organizations. He’s the founder of a global photography movement, Help-Portrait, a mobile social networking app called OKDOTHIS, and an online teaching platform, See University. He lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife and four children, two of whom they recently adopted from Haiti.

Jeremy’s new book “I’m Possible: Jumping Into Fear and Discovering a Life of Purpose” is now available for Pre-order! The book is based on Jeremy’s viral life story video that was released in 2015 and launched Jeremy’s speaking career where he has delivered this message to tens of thousands across America ever since. The book dives much deeper into all of the stories and projects Jeremy has done and ultimately encourages people of all ages to jump into fear in order to find their own purpose in life. Pre-Order NOW

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to create a final checklist to land the plane of your big ambitions..

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Also on the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Oct 09, 2019
Bob Goff -- Land The Plane
00:18:48


 

For all the planning that you’ve been doing to set absurd expectations, explore opportunities,  clear the path, take action, expect setbacks and sustaining belief, it’s now time to land the plane of your big ambitions. This is the moment, now is the time. Don’t wait a minute longer, heaven is leaning over the rails to watch what you do next.

For some, the hardest part of the dream big framework is finding the courage to set absurd expectations in the first place. 

For others, though, they get stuck in the planning. There’s so much thinking and pondering and ruminating that it becomes a never-ending cycle of inactivity. Going public with your dreams requires courage, and the temptation to wait a little longer or plan a little more is strong. 

But you have to land the plane.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to create a final checklist to land the plane of your big ambitions..

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Also on the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Oct 02, 2019
Priscilla Shirer -- Setbacks Are Your Teacher
00:29:42

Priscilla Shirer is a wife and mom first, but put a Bible in her hand and a message in her heart, and you’ll see why thousands meet God in powerful, personal ways at her conferences and through her books and Bible studies.

She and her husband, Jerry, lead Going Beyond Ministries through which they provide spiritual support and resources to the body of Christ. They count it as their greatest privilege to serve every denomination and culture across the spectrum of the church.

Between writing and studying, you’ll probably find Priscilla at home cleaning up after (and trying to satisfy the appetites of) her three rapidly growing boys.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to create your own personalized plan to sustain belief for your dreams.

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Also on the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Sep 25, 2019
Ian Cron -- Letting Life Grow You
00:46:14

Ian Morgan Cron is a champion of the Enneagram, awakener of people, and bestselling author of the popular Enneagram book, The Road Back to You. As a pioneer in the contemporary Enneagram movement, Ian is a highly sought-after speaker, thinker and advisor to a growing roster of clients such as: Leadercast, Catalyst, Ramsey Solutions, Michael Hyatt Company, Discovery Channel, EDGE Mentoring, Willow Creek, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University, Denver Seminary, Belmont University, Laity Lodge, and The Storyline Conference with Donald Miller.

Ian is an accomplished author who “has the gift of making his human journey a parable for all of our journeys” (Fr. Richard Rohr). Ian’s writing career began in 2007 when he published his widely acclaimed novel, Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim’s Tale, which offers a historical account of St. Francis of Assisi’s life, woven into the compelling narrative of a 21st-century pilgrimage. Ian’s 2011 memoir, Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A memoir of sorts…, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and a featured title in the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. Most recently, Ian authored the bestselling book, The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery, which introduced the Enneagram to its broadest audience yet. Ian is an Episcopal priest and a trained psychotherapist. He and his wife, Anne, live in Nashville, Tennessee.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to create your own personalized plan to sustain belief for your dreams.

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Also on the episode:

Producer : Haley King

Engineer : Jackson Carpenter

Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Sep 18, 2019
Jamie Tworkowski -- Writing Love
00:28:10

Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization that brings hope and help to people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. He is the New York Times Bestselling Author of If You Feel Too Much. Jamie is also a surfer, music lover, basketball fan, proud uncle, and puppy dad. He lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

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Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/ (24/7 resource for USA, Canada, UK)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Sep 10, 2019
Shannon Sedgwick Davis -- Redefining Success
00:43:19

Shannon Sedgwick Davis is the CEO of Bridgeway Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to ending and preventing mass atrocities around the world, and the author of To Stop A Warlord. As an attorney, activist, passionate advocate for social justice, Ms. Sedgwick Davis has guided Bridgeway Foundation in pioneering solutions to seemingly intractable issues around the world. Ms. Sedgwick Davis and the Bridgeway Foundation have been credited for their pivotal role in mobilizing awareness, civilian protection, and recovery efforts against the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, the first-ever indictee of the International Criminal Court.

Before joining Bridgeway Foundation in 2007, Ms. Sedgwick Davis served as Vice President of Geneva Global and was the Director of Public Affairs at the International Justice Mission (IJM).

Ms. Sedgwick Davis is an honors graduate of McMurry University and Baylor Law School. Ms. Sedgwick Davis currently serves on the advisory council of the Elders and is a board member of several organizations including Humanity United, charity: water, This Bar Saves Lives, Verdant Frontiers, Virunga Fund Inc., and formerly, TOMS LLC.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to create your own personalized plan to sustain belief for your dreams.
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Sep 04, 2019
Bob Goff -- Sustain Belief
00:28:34

If your dream is big enough, it's going to take you months or maybe even years to see it realized. There's no question that you're going to have multiple moments of doubt, discouragement, or even a deep questioning about your capacity to keep going.

If your dream is going to see the light of day, then you're going to need to learn how to sustain belief.

It's different for everybody. You might need close friends to give you frequent reminders of encouragement. You might need to keep returning to the original reason why you had this ambition in the first place. Or you might need to establish a habit of writing down, again and again, the reasons why this matters to you.

No one else can manufacture belief for you- it's something you're going to have to do on your own.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to create your own personalized plan to sustain belief for your dreams.
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Aug 28, 2019
Annie F. Downs -- Call It For What It Is
00:34:21


Annie F. Downs is a bestselling author, nationally known speaker, and podcast host based in Nashville, Tennessee. Flawed but funny, she uses her words to highlight the everyday goodness of a real and present God. An author of multiple bestselling books- including 100 Days to Brave, Remember God, and Looking For Lovely, Annie loves traveling around the country speaking at conferences, churches, and events. She also hosts the popular That Sounds Fun Podcast. Annie is a huge fan of bands with banjos, confetti, her community of friends, boiled peanuts, and soccer. Read more at anniefdowns.com and follow her @anniefdowns.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to face setbacks like a boss..
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Aug 21, 2019
Ryan O’Neal -- Creative Resistance
00:38:16

Sleeping At Last is the moniker of Chicago singer-songwriter, producer and composer, Ryan O’Neal. His music is often heard on TV and Film (Grey’s Anatomy, The Twilight Saga, Ellen, The Fault In Our Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Criminal Minds, Bones, Ads for Budweiser, Mercedes and more.) After many years of making full-length albums and touring, Sleeping At Last began writing long-form series of songs. In 2011, the 36-song collection “Yearbook” was released. In 2014, “Atlas” began- a new and ongoing series of songs released over the following several years. "Atlas: I" contained 30 songs inspired by the origins of the Universe. “Atlas: II” explored the theme of involuntary human development throughout 25 songs, including 9 inspired by The Enneagram of personality. The third chapter in this series will begin in 2020 and will explore the concept of voluntary human development- what we DO with all that we’re given.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to face setbacks like a boss..
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Aug 14, 2019
Mike Foster -- When The Wheels Come Off
00:39:34

Mike Foster is a gifted communicator, author and executive counselor dedicated to helping people build strong lives and relationships.

He is a student of the human heart and soul and a nationally recognized expert in helping people turn their setbacks into superpowers. He is a self-described “friend of imperfectionists” and his approach is often referred to as a combination of Mr. Rogers and a Navy Seal.

He is the author of “You Rise Glorious” and “Five Dates” which helps couples create strength and connection in their relationships.

His chart-topping and highly acclaimed “Fun Therapy” podcast helps individuals build self-compassion, confidence and unstoppable stories of hope.

His work has been featured on Good Morning America, FOX News and the New York Times. He lives in San Diego with his wife and two children.

You can learn more about Mike at his website: MikeFoster.tv
Social Media:
Instagram: MikeFoster2000 Twitter: @MikeFoster
Websites: MikeFoster.tv FiveDates.co SecondChance.org

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to face setbacks like a boss..
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Aug 07, 2019
Bob Goff -- Expect Setbacks
00:20:12

Fundamentally, how you respond to setbacks and challenges will determine if you have what it takes to accomplish big things in life. Make sure you have some wise friends who love you and tell you the truth, and a clear dedication to what’s setting your heart on fire. Just keep going!

In this week’s episode Bob and Scott dig in to the setbacks they’ve faced as they pursue big dreams and talk about what it takes to become someone who keeps going no matter what.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you learn how to face setbacks like a boss..
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Also on the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Aug 01, 2019
Lex Gillette -- Make Sure You Keep Jumping
00:35:41

Lex Gillette is a globally recognized Paralympic track and field athlete who competes for Team USA. Competing primarily in the long jump, Lex has acquired four Paralympic medals, and three world champion titles, with his most recent long jump crown being won in the summer of 2017 in London, England. He currently holds the world record in the long jump for totally blind athletes with a leap of 22 feet-1 inch, making him the only totally blind athlete in the world to eclipse the 22 foot barrier in the event
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When he is not competing around the world, Lex is a motivational speaker who has spoken to organizations both large and small, including Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations, professional sports teams, non-profit foundations, and school districts. He is constantly challenging his audiences to see past their current reality as there is more to life than what is in front of their eyes.

Lex is a 2007 graduate of East Carolina University where he majored in recreation management. The four years that he spent in Greenville, North Carolina have helped shape him into the influential figure that he is today. As an athlete, motivational speaker and inspiration to many, Lex Gillette exemplifies the phrase, No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision®.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you become an action figure in your own life.
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jul 24, 2019
Maria Shriver -- Make Strategic Moves
00:26:06

Maria Shriver is a mother of four, an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist, a seven-time New York Times best-selling author, an NBC News Special Anchor, and the founder of the nonprofit The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. A trailblazer for empowering women, Shriver uses her voice and her platforms to advance some of the most pressing issues affecting women and women’s health. She started The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement to raise awareness of women’s increased risk for the disease and to raise funds for critical women-based research. Shriver's media company, Shriver Media, also works to elevate the voices and ideas of individuals who are moving humanity forward. Her latest books, I’ve Been Thinking… and I’ve Been Thinking…The Journal, offer wisdom, guidance, encouragement and inspiration for those seeking to create a meaningful life.
This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you become an action figure in your own life.
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jul 17, 2019
Darla Anderson -- Living in Constant Anticipation
00:46:08

Darla K. Anderson, Senior Producer for Pixar Animation Studios

Darla K. Anderson joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1993. Since then, her prodigious producing talents have contributed to some of the world’s most beloved and acclaimed animated feature films including “A Bug’s Life,” “Monsters, Inc.,” the Golden Globe®-winning “Cars” and Academy Award®-winning “Toy Story 3.” The Producers Guild of America and the Academy Awards recognized Anderson’s work on “Toy Story 3” with a nomination for Best Picture.

Anderson most recently produced Disney•Pixar’s “Coco,” for which she earned the award for Producer of the Year in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures from the Producers Guild of America, an honor she also received for her work on “Cars” and “Toy Story 3.” Anderson’s work on “Coco” also earned her a Golden Globe® win and an Oscar® nomination in the Best Animated Feature category.

Before assuming her feature film production duties, Anderson was the executive producer of Pixar Animation Studios’ commercial group. Prior to joining Pixar, she worked with Angel Studios in Carlsbad, California as the executive producer of their commercial division. It was here she was introduced to the world of 3D computer graphics, and from there she relocated to the Bay Area, with the intention of gaining a position at Pixar.

As one of the studio’s and the animation industry’s most accomplished producers, Anderson was elected to the Producers Council Board of the Producers Guild of America in July 2008. She is the first producer from the animation arena to be elected to the Council.

Born and raised in Glendale, California, Anderson studied environmental design at San Diego State University. Soon thereafter she began her career in the entertainment industry, working on San Diego-based film and television productions. Anderson currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you become an action figure in your own life.
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jul 10, 2019
Bob Goff -- Take Action
00:15:29

No matter how clear or compelling your ambitions are, they aren’t going to just fall in your lap. They will require big, bold steps of action and courage. Last month we explored what it looks like to clear the path in your life from barriers, limiting beliefs, fear or discouragement, and this month we turn our attention to becoming people of action.

This month we also have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you become an action figure in your own life.
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jul 03, 2019
Korie Robertson -- Kick Fear To The Curb
00:33:52

Korie Robertson is best known for her role on A&E’s hit reality television series Duck Dynasty. A wife to Duck Commander CEO, Willie Robertson, mother of six, speaker and NYT Bestselling Author, she is active in both domestic and international philanthropic work and is a strong advocate for adoption and foster care. Writing credits include The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty, The Women of Duck Commander, Duck Commander Devotions for Kids and Strong and Kind: Raising Kids of Character.

This month we have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you dig deeper on the inner work to develop capacity in yourself to reach for bigger dreams..
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jun 26, 2019
Ben Higgins -- Getting Unstuck and Changing Perceptions
00:38:14

Ben Higgins is best known from season 20 of ABC’s hit series, “The Bachelor,” where he opened himself up to millions of viewers, giving them the chance to truly get to know him. The opportunity ultimately led to an enhanced platform that he now uses to share what he is most passionate about with others – his faith, his hope for humanity and his love of sports.

Born and raised in Winona Lake, IN, Ben currently resides in Denver, CO, where he moved after graduating from Indiana University in 2012. Since “The Bachelor,” Ben has been keeping up with a number of projects with the help of some of his closest friends.

Most recently, Ben founded Generous International, a for purpose company dedicated to contributing profits to social issues around the world, starting with a cup of coffee. With a vision to change the way society thinks of consumer products, all Generous merchandise is designed specifically to create and multiply good in the world. Whether creating jobs, feeding children or improving education, it begins with giving back in order to build a world that we all want to live in.

In 2017 Ben created a lifestyle blog, The Mahogany Workplace, where people are free to openly and honestly discuss all things life, love and everything in between. From style to travel to world views, Ben and his team of refreshing contributors cover it all, with the one common thread being complete transparency about how life can truly be – a series of ups and downs, joys and sorrows, triumph and pain. 

Ben stays connected with his loyal Bachelor following with his iHeartMedia podcast, “Almost Famous,” which he co-hosts with his friend and former Bachelor contestant, Ashley Iaconetti. It’s the perfect destination for fans to get an inside perspective on the popular franchise as they break down the current Bachelor season in addition to discussing pop culture, offering relationship advice and allowing listeners to keep up with their personal lives.

Along with “Almost Famous” a new project started in 2018 for Ben and IheartMedia; a new podcast venture called Lady Bosses (and Ben). Ben along with his co-host Jesse Draper believe that we are at our best when we can communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully. Lady Bosses (and Ben) interviews and highlights women leaders in whatever arena they are operating. From celebrities, CEO’s, to athletes Lady Boss (and Ben) desires to show off their stories and empower all leaders listening that they matter and that they can make a difference.

Of all Ben’s ventures, his longest-running connection has been with Humanity and Hope United, where he holds a seat on the board. Established by one of his best friends and Mahogany Workplace contributor, Riley Fuller, Humanity & Hope United is a non-profit organization working to assist underserved villages in remote parts of Honduras. They partner with the people of each community to achieve sustainable change, focusing on the needs of individuals rather than a single issue or approach.

This month we have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you dig deeper on the inner work to develop capacity in yourself to reach for bigger dreams..
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jun 19, 2019
Miles Adcox -- The Importance of Doing the Inner Work
00:41:04

Entrepreneur, speaker, and host, Miles Adcox. He is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally acclaimed emotional health retreat center that delivers life changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional health intensives. He is the owner of Onsite Music Publishing and Milestones at Onsite. He also serves as the spokesperson of The Onsite Foundation and the International Society for Experiential Professionals (ISEP). Miles has created and managed multiple mental health programs, personal growth workshops, and speaks nationally on emotional wellness. He and Onsite have been featured on 20/20, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Dr Phil Show, and many more. Miles works with, consults, and serves on the board
of several non profits. He also consults major brands on organizational health and emotional wellness. He is a communication, personal growth, and mental health consultant to the entertainment industry.

This month we have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you dig deeper on the inner work to develop capacity in yourself to reach for bigger dreams..
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jun 12, 2019
Bob Goff -- Clear the Path
00:16:31

As we go through life, there are a few things we pick up along the way. Some of them are good- talents, experiences, friendships, and habits. But some of them aren’t so helpful when it comes to dreaming big dreams and living a life of adventure and purpose. In this episode, Bob and Scott are going to guide you to have the courage to look in the mirror at your own life to see what you might’ve picked up along the way that isn’t leading you to the life that you’ve always wanted.

It takes courage to look in the mirror and clear the path.

It’s not easy. You’re probably going to see things in your own life that either you haven’t seen before or things that you’ve been working hard to avoid. Some of them might be small things- little idiosyncrasies you do that are unique to you but have become unhelpful habits. Some of them, though, might be more significant- like the limiting beliefs we all carry inside about who we are or who we could be in this life. Regardless, this is some of the most important work you can do to develop capacity within yourself to reach for bigger dreams.

This month we have a free resource giveaway you can easily download to help you dig deeper on the inner work to develop capacity in yourself to reach for bigger dreams..
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Jun 05, 2019
(Bonus) Aref Dostyar -- Dreaming Big for Afghanistan
00:18:39

If you know Bob at all, you know he’s involved in bringing hope and restoration to countries across the world through Love Does. Recently, Bob and team traveled to Afghanistan to facilitate another Dream Big live workshop with emerging leaders in Afghanistan, and they spent a few minutes with Bob’s good friend, Aref Dostyar.

Aref Dostyar works with the Afghan government to help craft policies to create lasting peace. He has been part of several national, regional, and international initiatives for peace in his country. Additionally, he supports young Afghans who envision an inclusive & open society. He is also passionate about education for kids, particularly those who have been internally displaced due to conflict. Dostyar has a Master of Arts degree in International Peace & Policy Studies from the University of Notre Dame. He loves his people and lives with them in Afghanistan. He can be followed @ArefDostyar.

We also have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you make a plan for moving forward on your big ambitions...
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

May 29, 2019
Rebekah Lyons -- Be Where Your Feet Are
00:34:34

Rebekah Lyons is a national speaker and bestselling author of You Are Free: Be Who You Already Are and Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning. An old soul with a contemporary, honest voice, Rebekah reveals her own battles to overcome anxiety and depression—and invites others to discover and boldly pursue their God-given purpose from a place of freedom. Finding joy in raising a special needs child—Rebekah wears her heart on her sleeve, a benefit to friends and readers alike. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, Huffington Post, The Tennessean, Publisher’s Weekly, and more. Alongside her husband, Gabe, she serves as co-founder of Q Ideas, a nonprofit organization that helps Christian leaders winsomely engage culture. Gabe and Rebekah are raising their four children and two toy poodles in Franklin, Tennessee.

We also have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you make a plan for moving forward on your big ambitions...
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

May 22, 2019
Christy Nockels-- Dreams are for Sharing
00:30:41

Christy Nockels has long had a huge appreciation for music and for ministry and its role in the kingdom of God. As a worship leader for over 25 years, she’s seen first hand how music can usher people into the presence of God in a powerful way. Whether she’s singing a gentle lullaby or belting out a corporate anthem, Christy’s heart has always been to simply lead people to connect and communicate with the living God.

The daughter of a pastor, born in Texas and raised in Oklahoma, Christy remembers simple beginnings that laid a sure foundation for her life. By the time she was seventeen, Christy was leading worship corporately on a regular basis, mostly thanks to her worship pastor at her church, who believed in her and helped to raise her up. In 1993 - at the Christian Artists Seminar in Estes Park, Colorado, - she met her husband, Nathan, and the two went on to record an independent album called Holy Roar with fellow worship leader and friend, Charlie Hall, under the name Sons & Daughters. The trio had a ground-breaking sound for their time, with hearts to see renewal happen in the Church. The record seeped out and into the hands of Louie Giglio, founder of Passion Conferences. In 1996, he wrote to Christy, Nathan, and Charlie to encourage them that “the songs you are singing are the prayers we are praying” and Giglio invited them to participate in the first ever Passion Conference in Austin, Texas in 1997.

Christy and Nathan eventually moved to Houston, Texas to lead at a weekly gathering of over 3,000 people called “Metro Bible Study” - a ministry to singles held at Houston’s First Baptist Church. Leading here was the gateway for Christy and Nathan being discovered and signed by Rocketown Records, a label formed by longtime Christian artist, Michael W. Smith. The two would form the duo, Watermark and Christy’s voice began gaining a national platform. Christy and Nathan moved to Franklin, TN and over the next ten years recorded five acclaimed albums, including seven number one radio singles, before deciding to lay down their Watermark journey, for the sake of their family.

In 2008, the Nockels family - now a family of five - moved to Atlanta, GA to become a founding family of Passion City Church, where they served on the worship team with friends Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, and Kristian Stanfill. Christy eventually signed with sixstepsrecords, releasing her solo debut album, Life Light Up, and later released two more solo albums, Into the Glorious as well as her live, worship album Let it Be Jesus. Christy and Nathan spent twenty years altogether serving and traveling worldwide with Passion Conferences. In 2015, Christy and Nathan returned to Franklin, TN to continue raising their family in the place that has always felt most like home.

Christy is now co-owner of Keeper’s Branch Records, with her husband, Nathan. Christy released three albums in just three years after creating their independent label: The Thrill of Hope released in 2016, Be Held; Lullabies for the Beloved in 2018 as well as the instrumental version of that album. Christy’s latest endeavor is her podcast called “The Glorious in the Mundane”, which has exceeded her expectations since it’s beginning in 2016. It has grown in listeners but also in Christy’s heart as a place where she’s learning to use her voice beyond singing. Christy calls Franklin, TN home, with her husband Nathan and their three children, Noah (18), Elliana (16) and Annie Rose (11).

We also have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you make a plan for moving forward on your big ambitions...
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

May 15, 2019
Amy Grant -- What if we…?
00:35:24
Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Grant has been strumming her way through a thirty-plus year adventure as a singer-songwriter, author, television host, and speaker.
May 08, 2019
Bob Goff -- Exploring Opportunities
00:14:03

This month we’re going to spend time in conversations with Bob’s friends who’ve learned how to be really creative as they explore opportunities to move forward. In this episode, Bob shares his experiences on how he goes from idea formation to planning.

We also have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you make a plan for moving forward on your big ambitions..
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

May 01, 2019
Elisabeth Hasselbeck -- If You Can Run, Run Hard
00:39:30

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is an Emmy Award–winning talk show host, former broadcaster, and New York Times best-selling author of The G-Free Diet and Deliciously G-Free. Thrust into the spotlight on “Survivor” and then at the round table on “The View,” Hasselbeck learned in front of millions of viewers for more than ten years how to share her opinions boldly, sincerely, and honestly.

She is married to former NFL quarterback and current ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck, and they have three children—Grace, Taylor, and Isaiah.

Learn more at http://elisabethhasselbeckbooks.com/.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElisabethHasselbeck/
Twitter: @ehasselbeck
Instagram: @elisabethhasselbeck

We have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions.
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Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Apr 24, 2019
Jason Russell -- Always Have a Few Dreams Cooking
00:54:38

Many people, on their deathbed, regret they didn’t pursue their ambitions more. In hindsight they did what they felt like they were supposed to do, and didn’t live in the freedom to create their own stories.
Jason Russell is not going to be one of those people, and you don’t have to be, either.
Jason Russell
As Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Invisible Children, Jason Russell led the company’s creative vision with an emphasis on the power of storytelling for over a decade. In 2016, he launched Broomstick Engine, a creative agency that is dedicated to using storytelling to inspire movements and real action. Jason is both a work and life partner to his childhood sweetheart Danica, and recently released their book “A Little Radical: The ABC's of Activism”. He believes the greatest stories he gets to co-direct are those of his two children, Gavin Danger and Everley Darling.
We have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions.
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Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Apr 10, 2019
Welcome to the Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff & Friends
00:10:43

Most people never give themselves permission or know how to chase their big ambitions. We have a framework helps you discover, declare, and realize yours so you can have a fulfilling life and impact the world for good.
Everybody has a big ambition...what’s yours?
Welcome to the Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff & friends!
Every episode you'll get to listen in on a real, vulnerable conversation between me and one of my good friends. Each month we'll focus on one of the foundational principles of the Dream Big Framework, a process we created a couple of years ago to help guide people to chase after their big dreams. Ultimately, I really want to help you understand that your big ambitions matter, and guide you to organize your entire life to pursue them. Your dreams matter and all of heaven is peering over the edge waiting for you to chase them.
My hope is you feel like you're sitting at the kitchen table with us with a cup of tea and a journal. Feel free, of course, to share the episodes with your friends who could use a little encouragement and inspiration. Can't wait to hear what you think!
All my love,
Bob
P.S. we have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Apr 10, 2019
Joshua Dubois -- Don’t Wait for Permission
00:35:53

Ambitions and opportunities sometimes happen together, but many times you need to find a way to create opportunities to pursue your ambitions. Joshua Dubois is the kind of person who demonstrates how great things can happen with great tenacity and perseverance.
Joshua DuBois
CNN Contributor, author, and CEO of leading consulting company, Joshua DuBois is one of our country’s top voices on community partnerships, religion in the public square, and issues impacting African Americans. Joshua led the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships in President Obama’s first term and was called the President’s “Pastor-in-Chief” by TIME Magazine. He spearheaded the White House’s work on responsible fatherhood, grassroots community partnerships, and religion in foreign affairs, and brought together leaders from across the ideological spectrum to tackle the nation’s biggest challenges. Joshua is the author of the bestselling book, The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama, a compilation of the devotional meditations he shared with the President and narratives of faith in public life.
Joshua now leads a consulting firm, Values Partnerships, that develops creative engagement campaigns for diverse sectors and audiences, provides strategic advice on complex issues, and markets and produces films and television programs with meaning and value. Joshua is Executive Producer of THE 44TH PRESIDENT IN HIS OWN WORDS (HISTORY) and SHINING A LIGHT (A&E). Joshua is also a frequent media commentator and has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC News’ This Week, PBS Newshour, CNN and elsewhere. Joshua has been named to “The Root 100” and Ebony Magazine‘s “Power 150” list of the most influential African Americans in the country. He has authored four cover stories for Newsweek magazine, including a seminal piece entitled “The Fight for Black Men” which historian Taylor Branch called “stunning.”
Joshua received his Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University. A former associate pastor at a small Pentecostal church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Joshua originally hails from Nashville, Tennessee. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Michelle, son, August and daughter, Adelaide.
Don’t forget we have a monthly giveaway you can easily download to help you discover your big ambitions.
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On the episode:
Producer : Haley King
Engineer : Jackson Carpenter
Co-host : Scott Schimmel

Apr 10, 2019