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A Shot of Espresso Podcast | Presented by Ray's Ramblings

18 EpisodesProduced by Ray GardnerWebsite

Are you on a mission to be great? My name is Ray Gardner, and I’m here to help you become the best version of yourself!I created this podcast to bring the energy, motivation, and inspiration you need to keep you going as you work towards your goals each week. You’ve got amazing potential, and I want… read more

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The Only Black Man In The Room | Lonnie Fairfax | Episode 18

March 18th, 2021


I'm so ready for you guys to hear my conversation with my man, lifelong friend, former athlete, amazing father .... Lonnie Fairfax!

We talked about life, working hard, how we got to where we are- and what it's like …

A Shot of Confidence | Episode 17

February 24th, 2021


This week I am sharing a quick SHOT on one of my favorite topics- CONFIDENCE! I'm sharing what it means to have confidence and what you can do to …

Stop Trying To Be The Best | Episode 16

February 18th, 2021


This week I am sharing a quick SHOT to encourage you stop trying to be the best! It's more important to make steps and get 1% better every day.

Want …

A Shot of Kindness | Episode 15

February 10th, 2021


This week I am sharing a quick SHOT to encourage you all to be more empathetic! It's something we all need in this crazy world we live in. Listen in to learn what it means to me.

Want to be a part of the conversation? …

Black In America - Episode 14

February 3rd, 2021


I'm kicking off Black History month on the podcast with a very personal episode. I'm sharing a story that happened recently as a black man living in America. It left me scared. It left me sad. But you guys helped lift …

Mentality of an Olympic Athlete | Justin Stelly | Episode 13

January 27th, 2021


I'm so ready for you guys to hear my conversation with my man, professional speed skater, Olympic hopeful & realtor.... Justin Stelly!

We …

A Shot of Prosecco | Jillian Gardner | Episode 12

December 16th, 2020


Alright people, this is quite possibly the best episode yet. I don't think I'm biased. This week, I'm talking to the beautiful, smart, hard working, …

Reboot With Ray | Episode 11

December 9th, 2020


This week I'm filling you in on ALL the details for Reboot with Ray- my new 21 day program launching in January. I'm SO pumped for you guys to hear all about how it's going down AND at the end... there may be a special …

Integrity Over Opportunity | Mandy Cox | Episode 10

November 28th, 2020


This week we're talking to Mandy Cox- wife, mom, social media influencer, and so much more. She blew my mind talking about keeping your integrity in the online world AND chatting about the influence we ALL have and how …

Rhythym Over Balance | Leah Purvis | Episode 9

November 18th, 2020


In this episode I talk with Leah Purvis- wife, professional, and crossfit bad ass- about finding the importance of finding a rhythm to your life and how it leads to working harder and greater success. It's a …

What Makes a Leader | Dr. Jacob Berger | Episode 8

November 11th, 2020


Want to know how to be a leader in your everyday life?

In this episode leader in his community and excellent dentist, Dr. Jacob Berger teaches lessons about leadership and how to practically apply them.

Want to be a …

Discover Inner Strength | Erin Geraghty | Episode 7

November 4th, 2020


Looking to find balance and strength both inside and out?

In this episode I talk to yoga expert Erin Geraghty about her journey, and the secrets to finding strength, balance, and inner peace.

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Self Defense | John Brockhoff | Episode 6

October 28th, 2020


Want to learn about self defense and how to avoid being a victim?

In this episode Krav Maga expert John Brockhoff talks about the basics of keeping yourself safe in unexpected situations, and offers real world self …

Tense Topics, Tight Friendship | KB | Episode 5

October 21st, 2020


Times are tense in the US right now, and it can feel like every day there are new reasons to be divided.

In this episode I bring in police officer, …

The Value of Persistence | Heath Daughtry | Episode 4

October 14th, 2020


Are you starting small, but have a vision for something bigger?

In this episode I talk to VP of Yellowfin, Heath Daughtry, about his dedication to excellence that took him from being the guy who washes boats, to the VP. …

Baseball & Beyond: Life Lessons | Mike LaValliere | Episode 3

October 7th, 2020


Want to know what it REALLY takes to reach your goals and find fulfillment?

In this episode I sit down with Mike LaValliere, retired MLB player and …

Business & Balance | Dave Cotrone | Episode 2

September 30th, 2020


Let’s talk business!  In this episode I talk about what it takes to run a business WELL and find BALANCE with problem-solver, entrepreneur, turned …

Define Coach | Don Purvis | Episode 1

September 23rd, 2020


In this episode I chat with one of my closest friends, Don Purvis, about what it means to be a good coach, leadership, and life. 

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