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As We Get Older

49 EpisodesProduced by Bob PessemierWebsite

Hey guys, does any of this sound familiar? You have goals, needs, dreams, and desires. You have places to go, people so see, things to do, problems to solve. You want to be happy, healthy, and live a good life. You want to matter. But life can be a messy business. People, events, circumstances (and … read more

49 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

On Motivation When It Matters

June 15th, 2020


Terry Tucker has reinvented himself a few times. He has worked in marketing, hospital administration, and customer service. He was a police officer …

On Men and Sports, Parenting, Vulnerability and ...

June 8th, 2020


Dr. Jim Taylor earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Colorado and is an international authority on the psychology of sport and …

Magnus Walker - Urban Outlaw

June 1st, 2020


My next guest is Magnus Walker. He grew up in Sheffield England and dropped out of school to come to the U.S. and try the American dream. It worked …

On Job Security in Difficult Times

May 21st, 2020


My next guest is Michael O'Neal. He spent 15 years as a designer and a branding guy, then he started doing social media and podcasting …

You're Too Old to Die Young - Again

May 13th, 2020


Dan Zeman is back for another chat. He is an exercise physiologist and has worked in the health, fitness and sports medicine fields for over 38 …

The Farm Animals in Your Head

May 11th, 2020


My next guest is Dr. Glenn Livingston, and he says, "I’m a formerly obese guy with very poor cardiovascular genetics, a guy who almost ate himself to …

How to Live a Legendary Life

May 4th, 2020


After a rocky start in life, Tommy Breedlove spent 20 years with one of the largest financial consulting firms in the world, became a shareholder, …

How to Break Lethal Habits

April 27th, 2020


Dr. Jason Giles graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology and received his medical degree from UC Davis. He completed his …

On Millennials - at Home and at Work

April 20th, 2020


Dr. Cam Caswell got her PhD from George Mason University in Developmental and Child Psychology and for over 15 years she's been on a mission to help …

On adoption, foster care, parenting, and building a family.

April 13th, 2020


In this episode, I talk with Dr. John DeGarmo, an expert in Parenting and Foster Care.   John and his wife, Dr. Kelly DeGarmo, have been foster parents for 17 years and have had over 60 children come through their home …

Sleep is a Skill

April 6th, 2020


Mollie McGlocklin is the creator of Sleep Is A Skill. She helps people get better sleep through a unique blend of technology, accountability, and …

The Sherpa and the Schmuck

April 6th, 2020


My next guest is Ralph Sutton. He is a long-time veteran of television and radio with a large and international fan base. For almost 20 years he hosted The Tour Bus, a rock radio show with a global reach of over 1 …

A Conversation with Chris Widener

April 2nd, 2020


My next guest is Chris Widener. He is a Member of the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame, one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers, was named one of the Top 50 Speakers in the World, and is a New York Times …

Untalk Therapy

March 30th, 2020


Old school therapy is "talk it out" therapy.   Phil DeLuca has been a relationship counselor for over 40 years. And he wants you to stop talking so …

The Other Kind of Smart

March 30th, 2020


Harvey Deutschendorf is an Emotional Intelligence (EI) coach who has shown thousands of people how to relate emotional intelligence to everyday situations.    He has worked in the emotional intelligence field for more …

Flip the Script in Your Head

March 25th, 2020


Did you know that the average person has about 40,000 negative thoughts a day? If you are awake for 16 hours a day my math says that's 2,500 an hour or 41 a minute. That's a lot of negativity. It might be more than that …

How We Make Ourselves Miserable

March 16th, 2020


My next guest is Dr. Randy Paterson. He knows that life is inherently complex and challenging for all of us and that we can – and should – expect to …

On Emotional Intelligence

March 12th, 2020


My next guest is Aaron Schiller. Aaron is a life coach, counselor, and motivational speaker who helps people achieve positive, lasting change, at …

On Adversity and Misfortune

March 4th, 2020


Ryan West has been through the ringer. He was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and joined the Navy right after high school. He was an aircraft …

How to Heal Your Relationships

February 17th, 2020


In this episode I talk with Bill Ferguson, who started his journey as a Marine Corps Captain, then became a divorce lawyer, and is now a best-selling author and teacher. He was even featured on Oprah.    As a divorce …

On Men, Mindsets, and The Man Box

February 10th, 2020


My next guest is a glutton for punishment, he was on the show last year and is back for round 2.   John Schinnerer has a Ph.D. in educational …

Four Seasons of Loneliness

February 5th, 2020


J. W. (Terry) Freiberg has a Ph.D. from UCLA and a Harvard law degree. For 30 years he lawyered for many of Boston’s child social welfare and …

Being the Strong Man a Woman Wants

January 27th, 2020


In this episode I talk with Elliott Katz. After he went through a divorce, he set out to understand what it means to be a man in a relationship. He found a lot of other men were asking the same questions he was, and …

Such Unfortunates

January 20th, 2020


Andrew Mann grew up in an upscale neighborhood in New Jersey. From the outside, he had it made. But behind the scenes, he suffered sexual, physical, and emotional abuse at the hands of his parents, especially his …

Stoicism Today

January 13th, 2020


Stoicism has been around since the 3rd century BCE and my next guest, Matt Van Natta, has been studying Stoic philosophy for almost that long. In case you missed it the first time around, some famous stoics of the …

Your Behavior

January 3rd, 2020

My next guest is Dr. Richard Pfau. He came to understand human behavior the long way.   He started in the "hard sciences" at the Baltimore …

The Fail Coach

December 20th, 2019


Miha Matlievski is from Slovenia. He dropped out of high school to chase his dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur. After 12 years of hard …

Do It At Your Desk

December 15th, 2019


In this episode I chat with Jake Dermer, the founder of Do It At Your Desk. Get your mind out of the gutter. This is a company dedicated to helping office workers live healthier, more-active, and pain-free lives.    He …

The Legacy Project

December 9th, 2019


My next guest is a fine gentleman named Mike Nelson. He is a retired physician, and a writer (under the pen name of Michael Deeze), veteran, son, and father. He recently started something called The Legacy Project.   …

Looking for Lasting Love?

November 25th, 2019


In this episode, I talk with Amy Schoen about how to find the right person for a great long-term relationship. She is a nationally recognized dating and relationship expert and since 2004 has helped hundreds of marriage …

The Kickass Guide to Life

November 19th, 2019


Christopher Rausch is a coach, speaker, workshop facilitator, and retreat leader whose life apprenticeship started hard. That he was able to lift himself from victim to victor is a small miracle.   Today, Christopher …

How to Think Smarter

October 14th, 2019


Problem-solving and decision-making are critical life navigation tools.    My next guest is Mike Kallet. He is the founder of Headscratchers and the …

I Hear You

October 6th, 2019


My next guest is Michael Sorensen, a marketing executive who never set out to be a best-selling author, relationship coach, and personal-development junkie, but he ended up being one. While working through his own …

Handling Communication Issues

September 30th, 2019


My next guest is Dr. David Ludden. He got his PhD in cognitive psychology from the University of Iowa and has a Masters in linguistics from Ohio …

Are You Too Old to Die Young?

September 16th, 2019


Boomers were born between 1946 and 1964. They have a collective gift and a collective burden - they are going to outlive past generations by a long …

Safe to Love Again (or for the first time)

September 10th, 2019


My next guest is Dr. Gary Salyer. He helps people find real love that really lasts.   After being married and divorced twice, he set out to find what makes a relationship succeed long-term.   He found four feelings and …

Larry Colton

August 26th, 2019


Larry Colton always wanted to be a baseball player. He gave it a good shot.    He holds the UC Berkley single game strikeout record of 19 …

Stressed Out? Learn How to LIGHTEN Your Day.

August 26th, 2019


My next guest knows what stress is.    His experiences include a dysfunctional childhood, rocky relationships, divorce, suicidal family members, …

Of, By, and For the Hanged Man

August 19th, 2019


In this episode I talk with A.M. Pfeffer about his first book titled Of, By, and For the Hanged Man. It's about how to thrive in a messy world.   …

From Depression to Contentment

August 13th, 2019


In this episode I talk with Dr. Bob Rich about his latest book - From Depression to Contentment - a self-therapy guide. Bob earned his doctorate in …

Horsemanship and Lifemanship

July 31st, 2019


Winston Churchill once said - There is nothing like the outside of a horse, for the inside of a man. Not bad for a Brit.   My next guest is a cowboy …

How to Repurpose Your Career

July 19th, 2019


On this show I talk with Marc Miller who spent 22 years at IBM, moved on to start several thriving tech companies, did a painful stint as a high …

A Bethinkers Expedition

July 8th, 2019


Over the last 30 years, Daniel Goodenough has taught thousands of students (including a few billionaires) how to discover their unique and authentic path in life and how to make your mission your reality.    Daniel …

Thinking Tools You Can Use

May 22nd, 2019


In this episode we talk about tools to develop your identity and purpose, how to think better and handle stress, anger, vulnerability, and …

Tools and frameworks for making life work.

May 21st, 2019


In this episode I talk with Dr. John Schinnerer, an executive coach and organizational consultant who helps people make the most of their personal …

Move More - Live Better

May 17th, 2019


After my heart surgery a friend of mine said "keep moving Bob, just keep moving and everything will work out." He was right, and Dr. Ben Reuter would …

Escape from Anxiety

May 17th, 2019


Have a little stress or anxiety in your life? This installment is about how to deal with that and more.

Peggy Sealfon is an internationally-known expert on dealing with stress, fear and anxiety and helps people improve …

Longevity Decoded

May 15th, 2019


In this episode Dr. Stephen Schrimpff talks about how to live a healthy life so you can live longer and live better.

Stephen was the CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center, a professor of medicine at …

The Recipe

February 11th, 2019


In this episode, I talk with my friend and financial advisor Jon Gerhardt about how to manage money as we get older.

He has been around the block. He …

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