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Here is one way to get testimonials

By Jody Maberry | October 14, 2020 |

For the past couple of weeks, I have been working on updating my website. Not a sweeping overhaul, just updating it page by page as I can get to it. With the updates, I wanted to add some new testimonials. Asking for testimonials reminds me how fortunate I have been to work with people from…

Lessons from Buffalo, New York

By Jody Maberry | October 14, 2020 |

How often do we learn great lessons and write them down, only to walk away and forget them? It is always a good idea to review notes. Dan Cockerell and I revisit and expound on some notes I put together on a return flight from a trip to Buffalo in April of 2018. This event…

Why George Carlin thinks you should have a podcast

By Jody Maberry | October 13, 2020 |

When it comes to podcasting, I can list out a suite of benefits and explain why you should have your own show. A podcast positions you as an authority helps build your network, markets you and your products and services, allows you to talk to people you may not otherwise have access to…. …there is…

Are you close enough to be picked?

By Jody Maberry | October 12, 2020 |

“When it’s your turn to be picked, you’ve got to be within pointing distance.” There was a time when this quote by comedian Steve Martin scared me. It scared me because I know he’s right. Proximity is why I always sat in the front row in college. Its why, when I was a park ranger,…

How to Stay in the Present Moment

By Jody Maberry | October 3, 2020 |

How do you remain in the present moment when responsibilities start to pull at you? Jeff Noel and I are on a final day in Glacier National Park. We are recording from a beautiful location, and I already start feeling drawn to everything I have to do. Instead of focusing on the beauty in front…

How do you Know When it is Time to go in a Different Direction?

By Jody Maberry | October 3, 2020 |

When you have invested time, money, or hope into something, how do you know when it is time to turn around? Jeff Noel says it takes practice. You need experience before you know when you should turn around. Experience also helps you realize when you should say No. Saying no is a good time management…

Go All in to Pursue Excellence

By Jody Maberry | October 1, 2020 |

Jeff Noel and I are deep in the wilderness of Glacier National Park. After recording an episode of If Disney Ran Your Life, it prompted us to stop and record this conversation about being all in. Being all in, reaching for excellence, can leave someone burnt out. Knowing no matter how good you do, you…

Second Chance at a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

By Jody Maberry | September 30, 2020 |

What do you do when you get eh second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? For me, I started by reflecting and considered how I could have gotten the most out of the first opportunity. Jeff Noel and I team up again in the wilderness of Glacier National Park for a series of episodes in the…

Add a Sense of Urgency to Life

By Jody Maberry | September 22, 2020 |

As a follow up to last episode about courageous kindness, we dip into the archives to bring you a conversation with one of the most authentic wonderful people I have talked to. Back in 2015, I had the chance to have a conversation with Betty Reid Soskin. I wanted to share the conversation with you…

Using Courageous Kindness to Talk About Race

By Jody Maberry | September 16, 2020 |

A while back, I shared a story on Facebook about my cousin. You can read the original post here. The story about my cousin helped me start some conversations about race. In this episode of The Jody Maberry Show, I share the story about my cousin. And then Jevonnah Ellison joins me to have a…