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Episode 157 – Lou Sapienza – MIA Retrieval / audio

MIA Retrieval

Lou Sapienza (@LouSapienza on twitter) joins host Craig Price to talk about MIA retrieval. It’s not often that Craig has an opportunity to talk to someone who is trying to make a difference. He talks to people who have made a difference or are making a distance but when Craig was made aware of Lou Sapienza and his company North South Polar, Inc. he knew people needed to hear more. The two talk of Lou’s attempts to recover 3 men who had crashed in Greenland during World War II, what kinds of equipment and manpower are needed and how the government needs specialists like Lou to help them recover their lost soldiers. Take some time to listen to what Lou is doing and if you feel the need to help, please contact your US Representative or Senator to let them know you feel this is as an important mission as Craig and Lou do.

You can learn more about North South Polar, Inc at www.nspolar.us as well as The Fallen American Veterans Foundation at http://www.favf.us/

The Fallen American Veterans Foundation, Inc., (FAVF) is a non-profit private Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) created in the spirit and belief that every American service member (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard) who has fallen while in the overseas service of our country, and whose body remains unrecovered, be brought home. They are advocates for these fallen heroes, their families and friends, and for every service member that has served honorably overseas and in harm’s way.

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Episode 156 – Barbara Lee – Sextegrity / audio

sextegrity

Barbara Lee (@BarbaraLeeAuth on twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss sextegrity. Talking sex isn’t something Craig jumps at the chance to do. Spirituality? Definitely not in Craig’s wheelhouse. But the chance to talk to Barbara Lee, the Sex Minister, about her new book Sacred Sex, it was too good to pass up. The two discuss the difference between marital ethics and sexual ethics, how pornography is creating issues in society, objectifying women. how active senior citizens are thanks to modern medicine and most importantly they talk how sex is healthy and not shameful.

You can learn more about sextegrity and Barbara Lee at www.thesexminister.com or her main site www.barbaraleeauthor.com

APP BONUS: You can read Sacred Sex in its entirety via the podcast app.

Between sex as sin and sex as sport is an embrace of sexuality as a good gift. Between the teachings of “just say no” and “whatever turns you on” is a platform where we are free to love our bodies, relish sex, and marvel in this sacred gift. There can be a fine line between sex that harms and sex that heals. How will we make wise decisions about how we will and will not express our sexuality? This book advocates for the development of a Sexual Ethic that takes seriously the desires, needs and pains of our bodies. Living by a Sexual Ethic frees us to love our bodies and to celebrate the gift of sexual intimacy. A Sexual Ethic begins by recognizing that people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are sexual beings who have the innate right to experience a full and satisfying sex life. This book also discusses the movement of masculine and feminine energy in our sexual encounters. Finally, it addresses the damage caused by the separation of body and spirit in the objectification of human beings that is the mainstay of the sex industry.

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Episode 155 – Gina Abudi – Socializing Projects / audio

Socializing Projects

Gina Abudi (@GinaAbudi on Twitter) returns to discuss socializing projects with host Craig Price. Whenever Craig is asked about project management experts, he immediately brings up past guest Gina Abudi. She know her stuff and has put a lot of that knowledge into her new book “Best Practices for Managing BPI Projects: Six Steps to Success“. So much knowledge that when Craig asked her on the podcast, they needed to narrow her expertise down to fit the time frame. They agreed that socializing projects was one of the most important part and least utilized part of project management. The two discuss how to incorporate and engage stakeholders, dissect a project before it’s implemented, ugly baby syndrome and why a failing pilot program can be so valuable.

BPI projects are some of the most difficult and challenging to manage. Improving results for the business is not an easy task! Doing so requires understanding the vision and long-term goals of an organization. It also requires the ability to engage stakeholders and manage change. Best Practices for Managing BPI Projects is a guide for project managers who want to improve how they manage BPI projects. Using a simple step-by-step, six-phase approach, project managers and others involved in BPI initiatives will increase their confidence and their effectiveness in managing the complexities of business process improvement projects. Special focus is given to the necessary leadership skills required to be successful in driving change by improving processes within an organization to improve business results.

You can learn more about Gina at http://abudiconsulting.com 

APP EXTRA: Read the 1st Chapter of  “Best Practices for Managing BPI Projects: Six Steps to Success”. Also listen to the podcast to hear how you can get a discount code so you can buy the book directly from the publisher.

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Episode 154 – Michael Modzelewski – Alaskan Naturalist / audio

Alaskan Naturalist

Michael Modzelewski (@mikemodzelewski on twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss being an Alaskan Naturalist for Princess Cruises. Anyone who knows Craig knows how much he loved cruising the Inner Passage of Alaska with his wife back in 2013. Now he gets to talk photography, Alaskan guides, bears and more with a true expert on the Alaskan Wilds. Mike spent 18 months alone in the wilds of Alaska as chronicled in his book Inside Passage: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians. This gave him a unique perspective on the nature of the Northwest and now he gets to live out a dream job: being the ship’s Naturalist for Princess Cruises. He not only shares his animal expertise about bears and such, he also talks about hiking glaciers and exploring ice caves. It’s a photographers dream.

Michael also talk about his latest e-book Wild Life which tells of his life after Cosmopolitan Magazine named him “Bachelor of the Month”. It’s the story of a kid let loose in a candy shop. Only the kid is an adult and the candy is single women!

You can learn more about Michael at his complicated yet self-titled website: http://michaelmodzelewski.com/

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You can also find Craig’s photography (mentioned in the podcast) on flickr and on instagram as CraigPrice47

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Episode 153 – Steve Taylor – Commercial Pilot / audio

Commercial Pilot

Capt. Steve Taylor (Ret.) joins host Craig Price to discuss his life as a commercial pilot. Not many people get to fly commercial jets for a living so when Craig had the chance to get Steve Taylor on the podcast to discuss his latest book “Wheels Up: Sky Jinks in the Jet Age” he was sure to ask about how Steve became a pilot, why regional airlines have such young pilots, why the military fosters cockiness in their pilots and where is some hairy places to land. Craig also learns that Steve has a very narrow view on what “dangerous” really means and how close a “close call” must be before Steve even thinks it’s a problem.

The stories in “Wheels Up” are not made up. They are the real deal true antics of a jet age pilot in the high-octane environment of the cockpit. Some will give you pause and make you think, some will knock the wind out of you, and some will make you throw your head back and laugh. From the hallowed halls of The Citadel to the sometimes dark skies of Vietnam to the pranks and high jinks of a game-faced pilot, Captain Steve Taylor will fly you to places few have seen.

You can learn more about Steve and his books at http://www.stevetaylorbooks.com

APP BONUS: Read Chapter 1 of “Wheels Up: Sky Jinks in the Jet Age” titled “No Landing Pilot” by downloading the app!

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