012: How to Connect with your Audience with Tom Schwab


Today my guest is entrepreneur Tom Schwab. Tom founded Interview Valet, which is a business that connects podcast hosts with podcast guests. Tom helps small business owners, entrepreneurs and solopreneurs get featured on leading podcasts their prospects are already listening to. He then he shows them how to turn listeners into customers.

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On this episode you'll learn:

  • Why Tom thinks we should wake up every morning saying "Hell Yes!"
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011: Step 1 – Find your Hell Yes (5 Steps to a HYL)

In this first episode of my new mini-series, "5 Steps to a Hell Yes Life", we start with what may sound like an obvious step: Finding your Hell Yes.

We talk about some of the mental barriers that may be holding you back from doing the excavation work needed to find your Hell Yes, and how you can overcome those barriers using a simple plan.


I have created a simple guide to accompany this episode, which you can download here on the episode page. 

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010: How to Go from Broken to “Fixed” with Doug Piotter

Today my guest is Doug Piotter. Doug is the author of the memoir “Fixed: Dope sacks, dye packs, and the long welcome back.” I’ve known Doug for the past couple of years, and it’s been great to watch his Hell Yes journey develop.

Doug’s self published book is a memoir about his challenging past – He grew up in a dysfunctional family, which led to addiction, which led to a life of crime, and that led to 10 years in prison.

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009: Behind the Scenes of Hell Yes Life (An HYL Update)

Go behind the scenes of the Hell Yes Life podcast in this solo episode as I give you an update about how the podcast is going so far, how it started, what I did to get it off the ground, what's happened since, and what's coming up next.


On the show, you'll learn:

  • How I launched the Hell Yes Life podcast, and which video series I used to set up my podcast.
  • What obstacles I ran into as I prepared for the launch.
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008: How Cherokee Wisdom Can Help You Become a Powerful Leader with Cynthia Ruiz

Cynthia M. Ruiz is an author, professor, commissioner, inspirational speaker and leadership expert. She is half Latina and half Cherokee, and she decided to write a book based on her Cherokee heritage. It’s called Cherokee Wisdom: 12 Lessons for Becoming a Powerful Leader. She wrote the book because she realized the wisdom she gained from her ancestors was missing today and could be applied to many of today’s modern dilemmas.


Cynthia has received over 50 awards and accolades for her leadership and service to the city of Los Angeles.

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007: How to Conquer Any Fear with Peter Feysa


Peter Feysa is a seminar leader, transformation coach, filmmaker, and the owner of Conquer Any Fear Coaching Systems. Before moving to Seattle, Peter worked as a DNA biologist at Central Washington University. He is also a film director, and has made over 20 short films.


I met Peter a couple of years ago at a storytelling workshop in Vancouver BC. We then both went on to compete as finalists at the Seattle-wide Toastmasters competition in 2015.

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