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Dreams ARE Real

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Powerful conversations with incredible Entrepreneurs and Creatives all around the world will empower you to dispel the emotions of fear, worry, or self-doubt and know that, whatever your goals, you’ve got this! Why? Because Dreams ARE Real.Dan McPherson, International Speaker and Founder of Leaders … read more


Ep 18: International Conflict expert Eric Maddox leverages film and food to inspire powerful dialogue

Eric Maddox embodies the idea that we should be brave enough to be radically curious. He grew up in the USA, earning an advanced degree in International Conflict Transformation. Eric lived in the West Bank, traveled the US-Mexico border, and conducted research which led him to launch The Virtual Dinner Guest Project. He inspirationally shares the power of connecting historically conflicted groups around the world, hosts the Latitude Adjustment Podcast, and leads Open Roads Media, a compelling nonprofit.

About the Guest:

Eric completed his undergraduate studies in Philosophy and Classic Literature and his graduate degree in International Conflict Transformation. He moved to the West Bank to conduct his field research, collecting oral histories from Palestinians and Israelis from the 1948 War.

Back in the US, Eric spent two years traveling through the US-Mexico borderlands, conducting interviews, writing, and producing media projects on both sides of the border and in the deserts of southern Arizona and New Mexico.

In 2011, Eric started a cross-border dialogue and collaborative filmmaking initiative, The Virtual Dinner Guest Project, with a connection between residents of New Mexico and cd. Juárez, Mexico.

In 2012, Eric returned to the Middle East to implement The Virtual Dinner Guest Project, with nearly 80 encounters connecting small groups in Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Gaza, Syria, and eventually India and the Balkans, to communities around the world.

In 2015 Eric founded the Amsterdam-based nonprofit, Open Roads Media. He currently resides in Spain where he continues to produce projects with Open Roads Media as he hosts Latitude Adjustment podcast.


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About the Host:

Dan McPherson, International Speaker, Business and Personal Development Coach, and CEO of Leaders Must Lead, is on a mission to help Creatives and Entrepreneurs create and grow profit and understand that Dreams ARE Real. With more than 25 years’ experience in corporate roles leading teams of up to 2000 and responsible for more than $150M in revenue, Dan is a recognized expert in leadership, sales, and business strategy.

Through his Leaders Must Learn Mastermind, Dreams ARE Real Podcast, Foundations of Success Training, and powerful 1-1 coaching, Dan helps hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world from musicians and artists to chiropractors, coaches, retailers, and beyond experience success and accomplish their goals.

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