ADHD! It's All Mishegoss

276 EpisodesProduced by Mark-John Clifford

ADD or ADHD! Do those terms get you down or fill you with anxiety? What do you think of when you hear those terms? Do think of the word Mishgoss? Mishegoss, Yiddish for insane, madness, and crazy. Which sometimes can define your feelings when you live with ADHD. Patti and I try to help make these fe… read more

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ADHD on the Weekend

July 13th, 2019


Work and ADHD can be a challenge. Today while babysitting grandkids and working on our newsletter my ADHD kicked in hard. Listen in on how I dealt with it!

An Epiphany About This Podcast & ADHD

July 12th, 2019


6:00 am the light went off in my brain. I woke up with the idea of what I needed to do about this podcast. Listen in to what’s coming!

A New Podcast & Some Thoughts

July 9th, 2019


We have a new podcast starting today called Califirnia Mishegoss. It’s an audio version of our newsletter we publish 3 days a week. Check it out here on Anchor and at

Fearing Fear. Is That an Issue?

June 19th, 2019


Fearing Fear is real. You may not realize it, but it is something many deal with daily. Listen in for more on Fear!

Life Is Where It’s At

June 13th, 2019


Do you have a philosophy about life that you believe in? Do you feel you are in 100% control of your life? Listen in for my thoughts on this and …

The HEAT is On

May 31st, 2019


Just when you thought you had it under control, the heat is turned up a notch. Now it's time to figure what to do?

Voice Messaging and Survey

May 29th, 2019


The news is you can now voice message from any platform you listen to this podcast on. That news leads to our survey.


May 10th, 2019


We all have things in common. Today we’re talking ambition. Listen in for more.

Making a Decision, ADHD & Turning 65. Whew!

May 9th, 2019


Yes! There’s lots to talk about today. Listen in for the gory or enlightening details. Depending on your interpretation.

Be Honest to Yourself

May 7th, 2019


Some days suck. There’s no getting around it. It doesn’t mean you’re a failure. Just be honest all the time with yourself.

Happy Easter, Passover, & Holiday

April 21st, 2019


Enjoy your time with family. Mark & Patti

About Being a Salesperson

April 17th, 2019


Are you in sales? Do you consider yourself a salesperson? Truth is we’re all salespeople in our own unique way. Check out the newsletter …

Setting Goals Isn’t As Bas As They Say

April 8th, 2019


I read an article the other day about goals causing anxiety. I’m not a believer in this in any way. Listen in for more.

Polar Opposites in Life

April 5th, 2019


It happens sooner or later. You’re going to meet or be involved with your complete opposite. How do you deal with it?

We’re Back & Ready

April 2nd, 2019


Yes we are. We’re Back & Ready to go. The 3 week break was long enough. Time to get back to talking.

Revamping, Renewing, or Whatever!

March 9th, 2019


Once in a while you need to shake things up. Is it that time? I ask you our listeners. Send comments to Attention Mark & Patti.

Pursuing Your Dreams

March 7th, 2019


It’s something we all do. It’s something we all look forward to. How do we get there? How do we reach our dreams?

Motivation + Excitement

March 6th, 2019


It takes both to succeed. You just need to figure both out!

Getting Excited About Life & Business

March 5th, 2019


Have you lost it? You know, the excitement you once had? Listen in on how to get the excitement back.

Friday Mishegoss

March 1st, 2019


A little about a lot of Mishegoss going on.

Embracing Fear

February 28th, 2019


It’s time to embrace fear. Don’t let it keep you from advancing in life it Business. Use it to your advantage.

Changes Part 2: Stupid Mistakes

February 20th, 2019


We make them. Maybe not often, but we all make a stupid mistake once or more in our lives. The question is how we can make changes so we don’t make them over and over!

Building Trust

February 15th, 2019


Giving trust and then earning the trust back is so rewarding. This type of building trust can change your life and happiness. Listen in.

How I Made Changes Part 1

February 14th, 2019


I didn’t always believe change is good. For years I avoided changes. One event made me see things differently.

Making Life Work

February 12th, 2019


Life is full of twists and turns and we always need to be ready to adapt. The thing is we are not always ready at the moment we need to be. Hopefully …

Friendship With Peyton

February 11th, 2019


Our granddaughter is back today and we’re talking about friendship.

Play Your Game

February 8th, 2019


It’s not only about playing Your game, but also knowing the game you’re about to play! Knowing and understanding an outcome before it happens.

Be You!

February 7th, 2019


That’s right! Very simple and down to earth, Be You! It’s a mindset. It’s a way of life. It’s simple, real, and honest. Here’s the link for Mike Sturm’s article on hustle. Read it.

What Do You Say First?

February 4th, 2019


What are your first three words in the morning? Do you say “ I Have To” or do you say “I Get To”? It does change your day. Listen in now!

Building The “Right” Team

January 31st, 2019


It isn’t always about the best team! The “Right” team will always win out over the “Best” team.

We’re Back at Fresno State EMP & More

January 30th, 2019


Yes! We’re back as Mentors at Fresno State EMP program and Patti & I couldn’t be happier. Listen in for the update and a little bit on elevator …

The Kid Inside The Grownup

January 29th, 2019


Do you miss your younger days? Those youthful days of fun and play. Sometimes as grownups we need to relive those days to put a spark in our lives.

Corporate “Relaxation” Culture

January 28th, 2019


Today I’m remembering corporate culture years ago compared to today.

Objections in Life & Business

January 26th, 2019


In life as well as business we all run into objections. How we deal with them is the key.

Success Your Way

January 24th, 2019


Don’t follow others to reach your success. Define what success means to you then define how to reach it.

Don’t Wait! Start Now!

January 23rd, 2019


That’s right. Start right now while you’re listening to this podcast. Don’t waste a second on ideas. Start the process of turning ideas into realities.

When Change Is Needed

January 22nd, 2019


Often we need to change. Change our thinking, our work habits, and more. There is always a place for change in our life. It’s knowing when to change.

Overly Optimistic or Exceptionally Pessimistic?

January 19th, 2019


So, are you one of these or are you in the middle? The one who levels the playing field?

Positive Thoughts About Failure & New Happenings for 2019

January 17th, 2019


We have lots planned for 2019. Listen in to learn more. More importantly though is my talk on positive thoughts about failure.

Unexpected Failure

January 16th, 2019


It happens to us all. One day we’re on top of the world and the next day the world is on top of us. It’s nothing new nor something to cry about. That’s when it’s time to define why.

Feeling and Understanding the Unexpected

January 15th, 2019


Do you ever think about the unexpected. As in an answer or reaction to something you said or did? Listen in to my thoughts and please share yours.

What’s So Great About 10?

January 15th, 2019


How important is being perfect to you? Is your life, business, or health a perfect 10? Listen in for my take on 10.

What’s It Take?

January 11th, 2019


What’s It Take to host a good podcast? How about writing a blog or publishing a newsletter? Well, that’s what we’re talking about today.

Welcome to 2019. There’s Always a Reason.

January 2nd, 2019


Have you hear the saying “ there’s a reason for everything”? Well there is, but I say there’s more to it.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

December 19th, 2018


From all of us here at Clauseville, including me Santa, Mrs. Clause and our extended family. Let that little bit of Santa come shining through now and throughout next year!

Hopes, Dreams, & Santa Clause

December 17th, 2018


Yes there is a Santa Clause. I’ve never stopped believing and neither will you after you listen.

Needs & Wants During the Holidays

December 13th, 2018


There is an intensity for needs and wants during the holidays. Thing is that intensity should be the same all year round. Listen in for my take!

Holiday Thoughts & Musings

December 11th, 2018


Just some thoughts & musings about life, business, and the holidays.

Programming Notes & 1 Thought

December 6th, 2018


Just wanted to update you on what’s happening here on the podcast and on Anchor our hosting platform. Plus a single thought for today!

Understanding Meaning

December 5th, 2018


Have you ever defined what the word meaning is to you? How it affects everyone and everything in your life? It’s time to do that now!

Giving Without Expectations

December 4th, 2018


It’s great to give and receive, but it’s even better to give with no expectations. Agree?

More on Wishes, Hopes, & Dreams

November 30th, 2018


Our continuation on our holiday thoughts.

Wishes, Hopes, Giving, & More

November 28th, 2018


It’s holiday time and we’re talking wishes, hopes, giving, dreams, & more. Plus we’re now on iHeart Radio.


November 16th, 2018


What are you thankful for?

When Enough is Enough

November 14th, 2018


There comes a time when we say “ Enough is Enough.” The question is always is this the right time?

Creative Writing, Entrepreneurship & Self Doubt

November 13th, 2018


What do these all have in common? Listen to find out!


November 9th, 2018


Everyone has expectations. What are yours? Here’s how I feel about expectations.

It’s Time

November 7th, 2018


That’s right, it’s time. It’s time to start what you’ve been waiting on. It’s time. Simple enough. Listen in.

Who Am I or Who I Am?

November 2nd, 2018


Thanks to Billy Crystal for giving me the idea for today’s podcast. I explain further in this episode.

Families & Peyton.

October 30th, 2018


Family is so important. Listen in as Peyton and I talk family.

Are You Serious?

October 26th, 2018


A simple question with huge ramifications. Think about it in every aspect of your life!

More Entrepreneurship. My Stuff

October 24th, 2018


Here’s my description of my journey through entrepreneurship. It’s about trying.

Entrepreneurship & The Hustle

October 23rd, 2018


The hustle is real. How you hustle or don’t hustle is the key. Does the hustle make you a better entrepreneur? Listen in.

Taking Care of Others with Peyton

October 22nd, 2018


It’s always great taking care of others. Just remember to takes of yourself first.

Taking Care of You

October 17th, 2018


What’s most important in life? Taking care of you. Listen in to get scoop on this!

Thinking & Peyton’s in the House

October 16th, 2018


Thinking is another piece of this jigsaw puzzle we’re building on this podcast. Peyton weighs in on her take on thinking also.

Taking Life for Granted

October 16th, 2018


What are you thankful for? That was a question in Twitter the other day I answered. Listen in for my answer and thoughts on taking things for …

Being Nice & Listening

October 13th, 2018


It’s easy to be nice. It’s easy to listen. Both take practice. Bringing them together makes things better. Try it.

Take a Well Deserved Break

October 12th, 2018


You deserve it and you owe it to yourself to break away from your phone!

How I Balance Health Issues

October 10th, 2018


Once I a while a health issue arises that we can’t control, so what can we do? Listen in to how I balance those days.

Balance In Life

October 8th, 2018


Balance is everything. It’s what keeps us moving forward when life hits ruts. It’s not easy, but it is doable.

Peyton’s Back With Happiness

October 8th, 2018


Yup! Peyton’s back for a Monday full of happiness and excitement.

Sharing Happiness With You

October 5th, 2018


Since I lost this topic the other day I thought I would redo the podcast in time for the weekend.

That WOW Moment

October 4th, 2018


We all need a wow or happiness moment in our daily lives. Listen now to know more.

Being In The Game

September 27th, 2018


It’s not just about being on top of your game, it’s about being in the game!

What’s What?

September 26th, 2018


Vague title with lots of content. Listen in and find out what’s what!

People Who Interfere

September 25th, 2018


It happens. We all know that one or more persons who interfere. The question is how to deal with them?

Researching is Key

September 24th, 2018


It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to do, research is the key to making it work the way you want. Life, Business, and Health, research is it!

Skeletons in The Closet

September 20th, 2018


How do you handles your skeletons in your closet? Also I’m looking for your feedback on the podcast.

When Life Interferes

September 17th, 2018


I touched on a couple of topics today, but this one is the most important. Please listen in and call in with your ideas.


September 14th, 2018


Pride is a very strong word. It defines us in how we look at ourselves and our work. But, don’t let pride define the real you!

More Entrepreneur Spirit & Coaching

September 13th, 2018


I couldn’t leave you without a little more on Entreprenurial Spirit. Plus I wanted to touch on Coaching.

The Entreprenurial Spirit

September 11th, 2018


Whether it’s mentoring, teaching, or whatever the Entreprenurial spirit is needed within. Listen in for more.

You Need to Refresh Your Brain Now

September 10th, 2018


With all the news happening this past week both good and bad I thought you might need a refresher on refreshing your brain.

Enemies and Envy

September 7th, 2018


Yes, we all have them. People who are envious of what we have and become enemies because of it. It's how we deal with that that makes us who we are.

Taking an Inventory of Your Skills

September 6th, 2018


Have you ever taken an inventory of your skills? Listen in to find out why you should!

What Do You Really Want

September 5th, 2018


Everyone wants something. The question is what do you really want? It’s deeper than you think.

Dump to Reload

August 30th, 2018


Some days you need to dump what’s in your brain so you can reload. This isn’t the same as refreshing. This is like clearing your hard drive. Deleting those unused or un-needed files. Listen in for more.

Don’t Give Up

August 30th, 2018


In finishing my talk on refreshing your brain I want you to remember this...Don’t Give Up!

Refreshing Your Brain

August 28th, 2018


It happens to us all. Our brain gets frazzled and we’re just in a funk. That’s where refreshing your brain comes in handy. Listen now to some ideas.

Living in the Fast Lane

August 24th, 2018


How often do you wish you could just call it quits for a few hours or days and enjoy life? Maybe it’s time?

Interruptions Are a Breeze!

August 23rd, 2018


A continued talk from yesterday!

Stop! What’re You Doing Right Now?

August 22nd, 2018


What would you be doing if I didn’t interrupt you just now? How do you get back into the swing of it? Tell us your secrets.

Taking Things for Granted & Kids

August 20th, 2018


In this day and age kids take things for granted almost all the time. There’s nothing wrong with giving to our kids or grandkids. There’s nothing wrong with wanting the best for both, but when we’re gone how will they …

The Joy of Life, Plus 1 More Thing

August 17th, 2018


Ah! The joy of life. Simple to think about, but tough to handle. Listen in for some ideas on that. Plus the 1 more thing requires some thought and comment.

Making Your Way of Doing Things Work

August 16th, 2018


There comes a time when you need to work on a project whether personal or in business that has a deadline. You have a certain way of doing things that others may not understand. This is where transparency come into …

ADHD & Checklists

August 13th, 2018


Do we really need checklists and or to-do lists? Some of us do and some of us don't. I've been living with ADHD for 57 years and I've been told by …

Is Health In Your Own Way a Goal?

August 10th, 2018


Is being healthy your number 1 goal? If not why? Nothing else will happen without health, but in your own way!

More Healthy Insights into Me

August 9th, 2018


There are lots of reasons why I don't podcast or send out a newsletter and you should understand the mechanics of those decisions. Here you go!

Road Trip With ADHD

August 8th, 2018


Went to the market. Listen in about the experience.

Monday, ADHD, and Life

August 6th, 2018


Monday’s can be a time of confusion and frustration. Although isn’t that what most days are like for those with ADHD and without?

Marketing You. Part 2

August 2nd, 2018


Your resume does great things for you like give facts and figures, former jobs and much more, but it still doesn’t give the information about you! You have to do that.

Marketing Yourself

August 1st, 2018


The one thing I tell people when they are trying to advance in their careers or push a new product or idea is to know how to market yourself first. Listen in for more details.

Doing You for You!

July 27th, 2018


Everyone has a great way to be successful, but it won't necessarily work for you because of your DNA. Be yourself. Take in what you hear and use it …

LOVE. That's What It's All About

July 26th, 2018


When it comes to work and life love is the answer and the key to making things work. Without it,​ there is a void in everything we do.

What's Up With My Break?

July 25th, 2018


I took a few days off to do some thinking, refueling the brain time and I thought I'd give you some insight into​ what that's like.

What’s Missing?

July 20th, 2018


There’s the what if and what is in life, but it’s the what’s missing of those that’s key.

Trust. That is All

July 18th, 2018


When it comes to life, Business, & health, one word stands out. TRUST.

When Your Dream Takes Over

July 16th, 2018


Sometimes your dreams come true only to consume your life more than expected. Do you know how to walk away? Are you willing to walk away?

Emotional Respect

July 13th, 2018


We’re still on the ground floor building our foundation. Respecting yourself is #1 in building further.

Emotional Well-being

July 12th, 2018


Before emotional common sense comes emotional well-being. Listen in for the inside take.

Emotional Common Sense

July 11th, 2018


Knowing your emotional Common Sense helps you to not just make sound decisions, but also helps you to identify the emotions of others.

What’s Emotional Life? Newsletter Updates & Decisions

July 10th, 2018


Lots of news and ideas. Some updates and a little talk on making common sense decisions.

Emotional Life Management

July 6th, 2018


Something new grows from something old.

Making Choices. Good & Bad

July 5th, 2018


There’s always a choice. Whether good or bad you have to own it. How you own it is up to you.

Two Men That Made a Great Deal

July 4th, 2018


Hector Massa & Frank Margo. Two great men that helped to define, inspire, and teach me about life and how I wanted to be.

Giving a Speech That Entertains & Teaches

July 4th, 2018


Once in a while you’re going to have to work with others who have an agenda that just might need some lightening up. Here’s what I did.

My Trip & Listening

July 2nd, 2018


Doesn’t matter if you’re a boss, employee, patient, nurse, and or Doctor. The need to listen is strong.

Announcements & Changes

June 25th, 2018


Announcements & Changes coming soon!

Inside Healthy Advice

June 22nd, 2018


It isn't just about presenting the positives and the negatives. It's how you present them to the person or people so that they take away your message …

Giving Healthy (not about health) Advice

June 20th, 2018


Here’s a few ideas of how I define health as it relates to giving advice as a mentor, consultant, or coach. It makes a world of difference.

Defining What Health Is

June 20th, 2018


Here’s a great exercise for you. Define health as it relates to life, Business,and finances. We already know what health is when it comes to health, but how do you define health in the other 3 categories?

Health & Success

June 18th, 2018


It takes a healthy attitude to be successful, but it isn’t just attitude that gets you there. Tune in for more!

Depression. That is All

June 14th, 2018


Men and depression. Touchy subject. Actually a taboo subject for most men, but why?

ADHD, Depression & Life

June 13th, 2018


ADHD & depression. Lots of people don’t think they go together, but they do. I’ve spent a ton of time researching and understanding how they go …

A More Personal Take on Tony Bourdain

June 12th, 2018


This is to continue my not very personal or fitting tribute to my friend Tony Bourdain.

Personal Tribute to Tony Bourdain & Change

June 11th, 2018


Wanted to take a few minutes to pay my respect to Tony Bourdain who I worked with back in the early 70’s. Plus I wanted to cover a little more on spontaneity and change.

Being Spontaneous!

June 7th, 2018


It’s good for the soul. Spontaneity is like change. You need it more than want it, but you want it without knowing!

Getting Unstuck!

June 5th, 2018


What’s it take for you to get unstuck? Listen in for some ideas, homework, and no “how to’s”.

Podcast Alert! Newsletter Update & Self-Promotion

June 4th, 2018


More newsletter changes and updates you should know and a little self-promotion. Hope you don’t mind!

Be Yourself!

June 1st, 2018


My best advice I ever received was this, Be Yourself! Never oversell yourself or your business. Tell it like it is and you will be respected for your honesty. You may not always get what you want right then and there, …

Peaks & Valleys in Life & Business

May 31st, 2018


A slightly different take on yesterday’s podcast.

Pitfalls & Heartaches in Life & Business

May 30th, 2018


This is a very personal and open podcast about the pitfalls I’ve made with our newsletter. Listen in

Twitter, Social Media, & Coaching

May 29th, 2018


It’s all about what and how you tweet or use social media. It’s easy to rant , but difficult to recant. Along with this, isn’t this why we hire …

Turning Terrible Excuses to Great Ones

May 25th, 2018


These are the final 7 terrible excuses for not starting a business turned into great excuses for starting a business Listen in!

Great Excuses to Start Your Business

May 24th, 2018


Yesterday I gave you 7 terrible excuses not to start your business. Today I turned those terrible excuses into great excuses to start your business

Excuses Not to Start a Business

May 22nd, 2018


How many excuses can you think of for not starting a business? Between to day and tomorrow I’m going to give you 14 terrible excuses.

Fear in Life, Business, & Health

May 21st, 2018


What fears do you have? Think about past fears and how they relate to now and possibly in the future.

Mishegoss Friday & ADHD

May 18th, 2018


We’re trying something new on Fridays. It’s called Mishegoss Friday’s. A podcast where I talk about anything bugging me or I want to talk about. You can be part of it by suggesting topics.

Taking Care of Yourself by Defining Goals

May 17th, 2018


It isn’t easy. We often forget about our own well being, but that’s not a good thing. Defining your goals is the first step in taking care of yourself.

The Newsletter, Obstacles, Interview Rescheduled

May 16th, 2018


Due to a mess up on my part I have to re-edit the interview and I’ll post it Friday. Sorry! Although I have more on obstacles today and I did a quick review of today’s newsletter.

Obstacles in Life & Business

May 15th, 2018


There are no definitive ways to overcome obstacles that fit everyone. Your personality determines how you’re going to overcome an obstacle.

Reciprocity in Business & Life

May 14th, 2018


Where did it go? Things have changed over the years and like listening reciprocity is a lost art.

Happy Moms Day plus The Newsletter

May 13th, 2018


It’s the audio version of the newsletter. Subscribe now at http://it’

Continuing to Build a Following

May 10th, 2018


Instead of just telling you how, I’m inviting you into my building of a Following for this podcast and the newsletter. We’ll be spending a couple of …

Building a Following

May 9th, 2018


It’s all about basics first then social media!

More Character Building. Plus more changes

May 8th, 2018


Yes! We’ve made some changes you should know about. Plus I talked more about character building and even included an example.


May 7th, 2018


Building your character through life. Time to get reflective.

What’s Happening

May 3rd, 2018


We have changes coming to the newsletter at http://it’ Plus as much as there is crap going on in the world of politics don’t think …

Mike McPhate/ California Sun Newsletter. Part 1

May 2nd, 2018


My interview with writer and publisher of the newsletter California Sun.

Interview With Mike McPhate.

May 2nd, 2018


Mike is the writer and publisher of a great newsletter called California Sun. Want to know what’s up in the Golden State? Then check this newsletter …

Sunday Mishegoss

April 29th, 2018


The newsletter edition. Check out all the stories in full at http://it’ Subscribe and stay connected and in the know!

More Passion & The Consumer

April 26th, 2018


I found a company that has so much passion about consumers that their passion has rubbed off on the very consumer they build their product for.

Passion for Life & Business

April 23rd, 2018


We’ve covered a lot of ground these past weeks and to help focus on our next few weeks you need to know your passion for what you do, want, and need.

Trust is Key

April 19th, 2018


Want people to support you and your idea? Want people to buy your invention? Trust is the key to getting what you want no matter what it is.

Fresno State Entrepreneurs & Perseverance

April 18th, 2018


This is a special shout-out podcast for our Fresno State Mentees that we work with. These adults define perseverance in a great way. Thanks.

Perseverance. That Is All!

April 17th, 2018


Perseverance. What is it? Do you have it? Can you find it if you don’t have it? Over the next few days we’ll be answering these questions and more so tune in!

It’s All Mishegoss. Audio Newsletter

April 15th, 2018


Our brand new audio newsletter podcast culled from our once a week newsletter. Enjoy. All the links to the stories are below.

ADHD, Life, Business, and Happiness

April 13th, 2018


Just a talk on ADHD and life in general. Saying yes and no when living with this gift.

Saying No vs Saying Yes

April 11th, 2018


When it comes to the choice of no or yes you need to look at how they will affect you as well as will they affect you. Will they affect a business or personal decision? Will they affect something within the family? It's …

Saying No

April 10th, 2018


When and how to say no is so important. It’s easy to say no, but being able to say it and explain why can sometimes be frustrating.

Yes! The Finale of Habits

April 9th, 2018


We begin the week with the end of talking about habits. I also give a quick opinion on the Tony Robbins huge blunder.

There’s No Magic Number!

April 5th, 2018


When it comes to Habits and success there’s no magic number of habits that equal success. No matter what you read about “the 5 habits that made …

Habits. Part 2

April 4th, 2018


Here we go. We’re digging into our first habit breaker. Hope you enjoy. Why not call in with a habit you want to break? Or write in at Attention it Habits. It can be anonymous or not and I’ll answer …

Intro to Habits

April 2nd, 2018


Where going to spend some time this week talking Habits and changing them. If you have changed a habit in the past or want to change a habit now call in. This is the show to help. Plus it’s free!

New Podcast and Habits

March 30th, 2018


I finally have The Life of Papa set to go. At least I hope so. It’ll begin next week. Also next week on this podcast we’ll be discussing habits.

Obstacles! The Final Day

March 29th, 2018


Life is the obstacle. Accept it and embrace it and everything else will fall into place.

Obstacles! Part 2

March 28th, 2018


Lots of homework for listeners today. This isn’t a how to, it’s a do it episode.

Obstacles. Part 1

March 27th, 2018


We’re surrounded by obstacles in our lives. How we overcome them is key. There is no sure fire way to overcome every obstacle, but there are some good ways to keep a door open. Listen in today and for the next few days …

Move Forward

March 26th, 2018


Moving forward. Something many of us don’t do, but should. Listen in on my thoughts about moving forward.


March 25th, 2018


It’s a simple action that will help you move forward!

Keep Starting Things

March 22nd, 2018


The decision to start something is sometimes as hard as closing the something down. Listen I. For the nitty gritty details.

Starting Anything in Life

March 21st, 2018


Starting is always the hardest part. But, it only takes one thing to start anything. You just need to find that one thing. Listen in to my thoughts and share yours.

Success/Failure Part 2

March 16th, 2018


Here we go. Part 2 of Success/Failure. I’ll let you listen in. Enjoy the show. Here’s the link for the newsletter:

Success is Failure and Failure is Success?

March 15th, 2018


When is success a failure and when is failure a success? That’s the topic for today and tomorrow on the podcast.

Be Motivated! Be Successful!

March 14th, 2018


You don’t need to wake before sunrise to be motivated or successful. You just need to want it. Whatever time you start your day is only important to …

Motivation. What’s It Take?

March 12th, 2018


Do you ever wonder how to light that fire either in you or someone else? Do you rely on motivational speakers to do it for you? Why when you could do …

Some New Ideas

March 11th, 2018


Looking to hear your thoughts on some new ideas about content on the podcast.

Being Happy & Successful

March 5th, 2018


Don’t miss out on being happy. Don’t miss the opportunity you can give yourself to be happy & successful. It’s yours for the taking. Just grab it …

You’re Welcome?

March 2nd, 2018


What happened to saying of writing “you’re welcome?” Seems other words like “no worries”or “ sure thing” are more in vogue. So, what are your thoughts on this and what do you say or write when you hear “thank you?”

Changes in Life

March 1st, 2018


Changes happen. It’s up to us whether to go with the flow or fight the change.

What’s Your Stride?

February 26th, 2018


Defining Your Stride and what it takes to hit your stride.

Hitting Your Stride

February 14th, 2018


How do you define success? How about hitting your stride? On today’s podcast that’s what I’m talking about and would like your thoughts.

Bettering Our Stuff

February 12th, 2018


Bettering our stuff, life,and work is something we’re always working on, especially me. So to day I’m explaining what I’m working on.

Being Judgemental

February 9th, 2018


Are you judgemental? If not now maybe in the past? Have you been judged? How did it feel? This judgemental thing just happened to me and it made me reflect on myself being judgemental.

Writing Issues & ADHD

February 2nd, 2018


When it comes to writers block I don’t have an issue. When it comes to writing I do. I know some of the reasoning, but not all. Have a listen and let me know. #ADHD #writing

ADHD & Working With It

January 31st, 2018


Forget overcoming ADHD in your life! Work with it and enjoy what it does for you. This idea and more on today’s podcast.

What Can We Talk About?

January 24th, 2018


I want to make this podcast about you the listener. To do that I took 5minutes today to give you a little background on me and what I can talk about. You just need to figure what you want?

Harassment in 2018

January 11th, 2018


How do we understand a persons actions? How do we know when a person is just being friendly vs harassing? It’s time to understand before reacting.

Welcome Back & 2018

January 5th, 2018


We’re back. Happy New Year and welcome back to another year of It’s All Mishegoss. We have new stuff planned for 2018 along with repeats of last years topics. So tune in, share, and be informed.

Happy Holidays.

December 19th, 2017


Just a simple thank you, happy holidays, and we have new stuff coming!

Documenting,Creating & Gary V

December 14th, 2017


Creating vs Documenting. Gary Vaynerchuk wrote a great article about this topic which inspired this podcast today. Listen in to learn more.

Jobs&Business, Now&Past

December 13th, 2017


Thought I would talk about working, leaving a job for another, and changes in the workplace.

Holiday Thoughts

December 11th, 2017


Some holiday Thoughts for you to consider. More to come over the next few days!

Questions and Listening

December 10th, 2017


The right type of questions will help you to be a better listener. Questions that are conversational rather than probing will help you to listen better. Try it!

A Mishegoss Lifestyle

December 8th, 2017


Today I shared an idea of where I’d like this podcast, newsletter, and future website to go in the future. I believe there’s a place in everyone’s Lifestyle for Mishegoss and I want to bring it to you. Any ideas you …

The Good & Bad of Listening

December 7th, 2017


Yes! There is good and bad of listening and today that’s what I’m talking about.

So You Want To Listen?

December 6th, 2017


If you want to listen better, then listen to this now. 2018 is the year to bring listening back. Want to join the listening revolution? It’s time. We …

Listening Tip #3 Continued.

November 25th, 2017


I wanted to finish my thoughts and tips for listening tip #3. Listen in for how to disengage and engage a conversation.

Thoughts. Listening Tip #3

November 22nd, 2017


Just some thoughts on life, mentoring at Fresno State, podcasting and another listening tip.

Listening Tip#2 & Thankfulness

November 20th, 2017


My second tip for better listening and Thankfulness as we go into the holiday season. Happy Thanksgiving

Listening Tips #1

November 15th, 2017


This is the first in a series on tips to better listening. Today it’s about speakers and casual listening.

Be A Better Listener in 2018

November 12th, 2017


It’s early I know, but I thought I’d give you a simple resolution for 2018. Become a Better Listener. Sounds simple right? It’s not. Over the next …

It’s About a Newsletter.

November 10th, 2017


Today is a little self promotion time. It’s all about our newsletter It’s All Mishegoss. I’m working on subscribers and am inviting you to sign up. It’s free, informative, and it only comes once a week on Sunday.

Bad Days, Good Days. Tell Us

November 6th, 2017


What is your bad day of the week? Monday, Tuesday, or another? Today I tell about a friends thoughts and my personal thoughts on this. Would enjoy …

More Success, & Food Talk

November 5th, 2017


A little more insight into succeeding by being you. I wanted to add a little more to the other day. Plus I talk about cooking and my food/recipe publication on Medium, Imperfect Recipes of the World.

Success, You, & Guru’s

November 3rd, 2017


Success isn’t something you need gurus for. You can find success within without the help of these self help gurus. Half the time it doesn’t work anyway. Your DNA is totally different. Remember you have success within. …

One Thing That Happens Daily?

October 30th, 2017


It can be good or bad, but I bet there is one thing that happens daily that either annoys you then or later. And, if it doesn’t happen your day is off! What is that one thing?

What is Mishegoss?

October 27th, 2017


Today I answered a listeners question. What is Mishegoss? This should answer her question and yours about, who, what, when,where,and how.

Quality vs Quantity Content

October 26th, 2017


Is quality better than quantity content when building an audience? Is it better to be known as a quality content provider rather than a quantity provider? Thoughts? Listen in now!

Cooking Lasagna & Habits

October 25th, 2017


While cooking today I thought of all the habits I have that go along with my cooking. Habits like organization of what I need to cook to writing on my food publication Imperfect Recipes on Medium. Com

Habits & Journaling Again

October 24th, 2017


Added some thoughts on habits and Journaling and also asked for your take on both. Listen in and comment.

Habits, Habits, & More Habits

October 20th, 2017


Habits, especially bad ones are meant to be broken. Listen in as I talk about good and bad habits. I share some examples from a class I gave on habits.

Just Write!

October 18th, 2017


Do you write to please others or yourself? Do you love writing? If you’re like me I love to write. If I make mistakes I don’t worry about it. It’s about getting my thoughts & feelings out. Just Write!

I’m asking questions today.

October 16th, 2017


It’s a Monday and it’s my day to ask for help from you. I’m juggling ideas in my head about this podcast and my newsletter. Listen and give me some answers please!

ADHD & Pet Sounds

October 12th, 2017


Pet Sounds by Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys holds a special place in my life. It’s what helped me along with visualization to control my ADHD. It …

Speak With Not At Audience

October 11th, 2017


Speaking with your audience rather than to or at your audience makes the difference of them retaining the information presented. Whether it’s a sales pitch, or business pitch, or something else.

Listening More. Part 2

October 9th, 2017


I thought I’d go a little deeper into learning to listen. Let me know your thoughts.

Listening. A Lost Skill.

October 7th, 2017


When did people lose their listening skills? Everything is rushed now so more people talk rather than listen. It’s time to bring back listening.

Timing: Reaction vs Thinking

October 5th, 2017


When it comes to timing it’s all about reaction vs thinking. What comes first for you? Are you a thinker first or do you react first! Would enjoy …

It’s All Mishegoss Wants You

October 4th, 2017


Our newsletter is published twice a week. We try to cover the stories you may not have read or heard about, but should know about. We don’t spam. We …

Making ADHD Work for You!

October 3rd, 2017


ADHD is a gift. Like any gift you need to accept it, embrace it, and use it for it to help. ADHD won’t make you a leader or rich. You do that through ADHD. Listen in.

Fresno State & Mentoring

October 1st, 2017


Hello to Fresno State Entrepreneurs. Thanks for listening. I’m talking about mentoring and how I see how Patti and I are helpful as a team.

Things To Know on Anchor

September 30th, 2017


This is about how the podcast gets recorded and published on Anchor. It’s all about timing. I threw in a little about journaling.

That’s All Folks 4 Marketing

September 28th, 2017


I’m done on marketing in the past. Why keep repeating like many do now. Where I a new age with new experts and ideas. Just remember where it started.

Marketing Before Technology

September 27th, 2017


I’m bringing you back to the days before tech. Before cell phones, computers, social media, and more. I want you to use it to build your foundation.

Don’t Quit Over Failure

September 26th, 2017


Don’t let failure force you to quit. Failure should not be the reason you quit. It should be the reason to move forward.

ADHD, Mentoring, & Journaling

September 25th, 2017


When it comes to living with ADHD, keeping notes and journaling helps to a complete tasks. I believe it helps people even without ADHD to do the same.

Uncover Newsletters

September 23rd, 2017


Wouldn’t you like to know more about that newsletter your thinking about signing up for? Knowing what you’re in for if you sign up? Would a web app …

An iPhone Story

September 22nd, 2017


The loss of an iPhone affect people differently. Here’s my story of loss and anxiety. Things happen!

Why Start Journaling?

September 21st, 2017


Journaling is a great way of keeping track of your life. It’s great for keeping you in check. It helps to balance Life both at home and work. It’s usually hard to start, but listen in for some tips.

Minimalism. What Do You Think?

September 20th, 2017


Are you a minimalist? Is there a part of your life where you practice it? I did for many years then got away from it and now started rethinking it. What’s your take?

When It Comes To Mentoring

September 18th, 2017


I’m spending more time on the Mentoring technique because I feel it’s important to have the correct mindset about mentoring. Plus I’m talking about the hustle and slowing down a little.

ADHD and Not Being Broken

September 15th, 2017


I have ADHD and I’m not broken. Never have been and never will be. This rant is to support a post on Facebook by my friend Peter Shankman, who like …

Mindfulness & Life

September 14th, 2017


How do you turn a bad day around? Mindfulness is my trick. Have you tried it? Check out my friend Mike Sturm for his newsletter and post about …

Coaching, Coaches, and You

September 13th, 2017


Have you ever coached someone? Have you ever been coached? No matter what side you’re on Listening is the most important skill. Listen in.

My 9/11 Story

September 11th, 2017


What a day to be late. Here’s my personal 9/11 Story.

Irma, Sauce, and Mentoring

September 10th, 2017


Hurricane Irma has struck. Stay safe if you’re hanging in there. Spaghetti sauce and cooking in general makes me think. So I reflected more on Mentoring.

More On Problems

September 8th, 2017


I wanted to go a little further on problems. So I did!

Handling Problems

September 8th, 2017


How do you handle problems? Are you creative with your answer or analytical? Do you use both depending on the nature of the problem?

What’s In A Name?

September 8th, 2017


Why do I podcast and why did I call it It’s All Mishegoss? Plus what plans do I have for its future. Listen in now!

Change is Good!

September 6th, 2017


For the most part change is Good. I’m not saying it’s good all the time, but there’s even an argument for that. “When you come to a fork in the road, take it”. Yogi Berra

Aging and Business Concepts

September 5th, 2017


Aging and Entrepreneurship. Something to consider is the personal side of Entrepreneurship and how important that is.

The Walter Becker I Remember

September 3rd, 2017


I met Walter Becker when I was a financial consultant. While he never became a client he would call for advice here and there over a 3-4 year period. …

Aging and Entrepreneurship

August 31st, 2017


As you grow older I want to you to consider your concerns. I’m sure you have a few? Also start looking at the personal side of business more than the …

Motivation? You Got This!

August 29th, 2017


Motivation is inside. You have the motivation you need. What you need to do is identify it, develop it, and use it. Simple right? Not always. Listen in for more.

No Worries Monday

August 28th, 2017


It’s Monday just another day, right? You may not be thinking like that, but it is just another day. Don’t let a Monday get you down. You own it. Make it your Monday.

How Do You Do Sunday?

August 28th, 2017


What’s your deal for Sunday? Do you review last week and prepare for the coming week? What happened to family Sunday’s? What about rest and relaxation? Let me know how you do Sunday?

Aging Today and Newsletters

August 25th, 2017


The senior market is growing. Growing faster than other age brackets so why aren’t we catering to them? It’s time for a senior newsletter that rocks.

Ideas on your mind

August 23rd, 2017


Ideas are not a dime a dozen. They’re worth their weight in gold and should be treated that way. Don’t throw a good idea away. Save it for the future …

Back to School Papa

August 22nd, 2017


It’s the first day of school for my grandkids. This means that myself and the parents are also back to school as we are their homeschool instructors. …

Newsletter help!

August 21st, 2017


Wanting to get your thoughts and ideas of how to improve the newsletter at Let me know!

Sunday Ramblings.

August 20th, 2017


Thoughts on podcasts to listen in on and newsletters to read. The eclipse and what’s coming on It’s All Mishegoss.

Listening and Speaking

August 18th, 2017


Speaking is easy. Listening is hard. ADHD makes it all the more difficult, but it can be done and done well. Just listen to your audience.

Listen Very Closely

August 18th, 2017


Listening is the sum of everything in life. You can be motivated, you can have a great attitude, and you can accept change, but without being able to listen none of that matters.

Have You Ever Done This?

August 16th, 2017


Have you ever made an ass of yourself? It happens and you just need to deal and move on. I did it yesterday. Today I corrected it and would enjoy if …

What Did I Do Now?

August 14th, 2017


Why did you do that? That’s the thought for today. Apply that question to business, social, and personal aspects of your life. Ask it for a few days or even longer.

The Pitch in Action

August 12th, 2017


It’s about knowing your product, environment, market, industry, supplier,and investor that makes your pitch just that, your pitch.

What have you done?

August 11th, 2017


To do or not to do. It isn’t a question anymore. Try a What’s Done list instead. Think attitude in bettering yourself. Forget multiple steps, just …

Why Podcast?

August 10th, 2017


ADHD is a gift. I like being never without an idea. Although it can get confusing sometimes. In general I control it. Yesterday I didn’t and never …

Hump Day Mishegoss

August 9th, 2017


Mishegoss is more than insanity and madness. It’s about motivation, change, and more. Today And over the next few days I bring it together. Even throwing in some science behind pitching an investor.

It’s about change.

August 8th, 2017


Talking change with our work and life. Also talking about our work with Fresno State and student entrepreneurs.

Making decisions to change

August 4th, 2017


It’s time to commit to Anchor. So this past week I made the switch. Motivation to podcast more helped to make this change. On another note I’m talking about business plans also.

Motivation & Changes on It’s All Mishegoss

July 28th, 2017


It's about changes. It's about motivation. 

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It’s All Mishegoss-Organize, Organize & Organize

July 12th, 2017


This podcast is all about, wait for it,,,,


No matter what you want to organize I can give you one word, way, and or thought to make organizing fun and worthwhile. That word is, wait for it,,,,


It’s All Mishegoss – The Lifestyle Edition

July 6th, 2017



It's a lifestyle. It just depends on how you think of it and embrace it. Everyone has some sort of mishegoss going on. It's just understanding …

ADHD-56 Years & Still Going

June 27th, 2017


This episode as you can tell is all about ADHD and living with it for 56 years. If you would like more information just reach out to me at

13 Minutes With, Pop Up and More Mishegoss

June 15th, 2017


Contact me at (not cickable) Let me know you want 13 minutes on air and we will make it happen.

Want to know more about the Pop-Up meeting/talks. Keep listening to the podcast for more information and …

Lifestyle, Changes, ADHD & Listening

June 11th, 2017


Check out Written Tales. Our friend Kevin Saitta has brought together the best of the best writers on the web for your reading enjoyment.


Subscribe to our newsletter now at It's All Misheogss. It publishes Tuesday's, …

It’s Time For A Change. Agree?

June 7th, 2017


Check out Mike and Amira Elgan at Gastronomad! Make sure you sign up for the newsletter also. You deserve the complete immersion into the nomad life. 

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It’s All Mishegoss on Saturday

June 3rd, 2017


It's the special edition of It's All Mishegoss I promised. What's special you assk? Glad you asked!

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May 24th, 2017


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