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The Dare to Dream Podcast

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The Dare to Dream Podcast is where Vincent Van Patten and Gregory Russell Benedikt share the lessons learned on their mission to accomplish their dreams. They draw wisdom from weekly guests who exemplify what is possible when you have the courage to live a life that is truly yours.

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DTD #61: Living a BIG Life with Author, Leader and Perennial Seeker Rick Broniec

Over the past 70 years, Rick Broniec has continuously broken the mold of what is expected of him as a man, a Midwesterner, and a chemistry teacher. 

At the age of 38, after having built a successful and acclaimed life as an educator, Rick had a great awakening. His life looked ideal from the outside but on the inside, he was living a lie. This realization triggered an epic journey to take off his mask and heal the father wound of his childhood. 

The coolest part about Rick is that you can’t put him in a box. From being a lifelong practitioner of Kriya Yoga to dedicating decades of his life to Men’s work, Rick embodies healthy masculinity. He is a perennial seeker and is continuously breaking down his old ego and identity to learn more about what it means to live authentically. 

Join us for this incredible episode where Rick courageously shares both the highs and the lows of his journey, and how he’s striving to live a big life. Rick is one of the most compassionate, authentic humans we have ever met, and his gaze alone will light up your soul from the inside out. 

This is a vulnerable and heartfelt episode, one that makes us happy to be alive. 

Show Notes:

Rick's Websites: Power Tools For Men & Wisdom Windfall

Rick's Books: 

- A Passionate Life: Seven Steps for Reclaiming Your Passion, Power and Joy

- Seven Generations Story:  An Incentive for Healing Yourself, Your Family and the Planet

- 1 Habit: 100 Habits from the Happiest Achievers on the Planet

Rick's Social Media:

- Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo


- Power Tools for Men: A series of nine powerful webinars exploring the CLASSICS Model from our book, Power Tools for Men.

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