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164: Fellowship Ft. Christopher Cook: On Podcasting, Going Through Dark Seasons, And The Truth We Preach To Ourselves

September 23, 2020
  Podcasting has been slowly growing as an industry as more and more people are tuning in, and businesses, experts, and influencers are discovering its many benefits. If you are curious about what it takes to start one of your own, then this episode will be a treat! Thane Marcus Ringler interviews on the show......

163: What Role Do I Have To Play

September 16, 2020
  More than anything else, what we need now in this world is unity and community. The question is what role can you play to help bring this unity about? In this episode Thane Marcus Ringler takes us back to a recent keynote, where he shared a story that illustrates the role of community in......

162: Ben Courson: Flirting With Darkness: Hope For Depression, Pursuing Your Purpose, And Being Unabashedly Yourself

September 9, 2020
  We are no better than anyone else, but we have an individual calling and gifting, which makes us unique and different than everyone else. For Ben Courson, that calling is to ignite God’s hope in the hearts of his listeners. Hope is essential. It is a spark that ignites our world, fuels our progress,......

161: Rovina Valashiya: Being The Only Is A Strength: A Woman’s Accelerated Journey Through Entrepreneurship And The Corporate Ladder

September 2, 2020
  Working your way up in a company, especially a tech company, as a black woman can be very daunting, especially if you don’t have many examples to point to in terms of people who have been on the same professional journey as you. For Rovina Valashiya, the journey had her struggling with finding her identity......

160: Couch Conversations With Evan Ryan Ringler: On Vulnerability And Ev’s New Endeavor

August 26, 2020
  Vulnerability is scary. We have evolved the tendency to protect ourselves at all cost from possible embarrassment and humiliation that we often shy away from revealing our innermost thoughts and feelings. But once you get past the fear and gain the courage to dig deep, you’ll find that vulnerability has something great in store for......

159: Krista Boyer: Retail For The People: Stories Of Perseverance From A Seasoned Entrepreneur Reinventing Local Businesses For The Better

August 19, 2020
  The specialty retail industry is going through challenging times now with COVID-19 going on, but the principles of success in the industry remain the same. Retail strategist Krista Boyer teaches these principles to business owners through Retail for the People. Having been through the ups and downs of physical store retail herself, Krista knows the......

158: Sam Collier: Expanding Your Box: The Power Of Belief, Knowing Yourself, Mentorship, And Discovering Purpose Through A Greater Story

August 12, 2020
  God has a greater story in store for everyone. We just have to strive to know ourselves and discover our purpose in accordance to His plan. Nothing is impossible with God if we just believe. Pastor, speaker, writer and TV and radio podcast host, Sam Collier drives this powerful message home as he sits down......

157: How We Change

August 5, 2020
  To change is human, but only as long as you realize that you need to do it to yourself as much as you want the next person to do it. How do we change, exactly? It is often easier said than done. A quick look at any aspect of human existence will show you......

156: Jamie Winship: Living An Unconflicted Life: Stories Of Radical Faith In Unleashing True Identity

July 29, 2020
  Conflict starts internally. To live an unconflicted life, we must learn how to live fearlessly in our true identity – that precious gift that God gave out of his love for us. Armed with this powerful, faith-centered philosophy, Jamie Winship spent decades bringing peaceful solutions to some of the world’s highest conflict areas. The same philosophy......

155: George Towers: Communicating For Change: How To Be A Helpful Contrarian, Noticing More, Maybe Being Wrong, And Living In The Nuance

July 22, 2020
  In our quest to be perfect all the time, we sometimes forget to allow our human emotions to flow through and guide us towards becoming who we really are. Often, there is so much to be gained from allowing ourselves to be without any fear of being wrong. In this episode, Thane Marcus Ringler......

154: Couch Conversations With Evan Ryan Ringler: What We Are Learning, Questions We Are Asking, And New Habits We Are Instilling

July 15, 2020
  As we stay at home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a good time to start a process of introspection and reflect on our realizations in life. Life is a continuous path of learning. In order to move forward, we need to answer questions that we often forget to ask ourselves. What are we......

153: Jeff Sheldon: Keep Showing Up: Stories Of Small-Scale Growth From A Designer By Trade And An Entrepreneur By Accident

July 8, 2020
  A brand focused on creating and curating thoughtfully designed products, Ugmonk was launched in 2008 as a creative outlet to design products that Jeff Sheldon, its Founder, wanted to wear and use. Over a decade later, Ugmonk continues to expand its collection of well-designed products and clothing and attracts a passionate following from around the globe. Jeff......

152: Being Helpful: 3 Suggestions For Entering The Conversation On Race, Justice, And Unity

July 1, 2020
  In this cultural moment that we are in right now with the Black Lives Matter Movement, it is not anymore acceptable to stand idly by and remain silent. If you are willing to join in on the fight but not sure how, then Thane Marcus Ringler has the episode for you! Being helpful, he......

151: Unity Ft. Barry Moore: Exploring Conversations On Race In America; This Cultural Moment, Not Choosing Sides, And Living In Freedom Instead Of Bondage

June 24, 2020
  We are currently facing one of the significant moments in America, one that will continue to live on in history. The Black Lives Matter Movement has finally grown and is getting the recognition that has long been overdue. Furthering the conversation on unity, race, equality, and justice, Thane Marcus Ringler invites Barry Moore, the......

150: Unity Ft. Josh Goertzen: Exploring Conversations On Race In America, Being A Better Neighbor, Considering The Other, And How Distance Breeds Indifference

June 17, 2020
  The racial divide in America reemerges into the spotlight again with the recent turn of events. It is becoming essential for us to move towards racial reconciliation to achieve unity as a people. Josh Goertzen brings this message of unity in this conversation with Marcus Thane Ringer as they explore the issue of race in America,......

149: Entering The Conversation

June 10, 2020
  History has not changed as much as some of us would like to think. The overarching fact that injustice is real and has been present for over 400 years is proof of that. We see a resurgence of a cry for justice before our very eyes, a fight against injustice in our world. In......

148: Couch Conversations With Evan Ryan Ringler: On “Being Informed,” Depression, And Open-Mindedness

June 3, 2020
  In a world where information is right at our fingertips, where do we draw the line between taking in all that we can and exploring for ourselves what we could know? Do we outsource our thinking and simply accept what we’ve read or heard as the truth? Have we lost the ability to say......

147: Fellowship Ft. James Bowie: A Conversation On Awareness, Humility, Questions, Rhythms, Lamenting, And The Power Of An Open Door Policy

May 27, 2020
  Human interaction can be a messy endeavor if you don’t know how to play your cards right. To James Bowie, it is always about being humble and aware of the other person so that you can understand the way they view things from their perspective. An accountant by trade, James works as the Assurance Senior......

146: Podcasting Essentials To Start Your Own Show

May 20, 2020
  Podcasting has been a booming market for more than half a decade now, and it shows no signs of slowing down. For host Marcus Thane Ringler, starting a podcast is just a matter of doing it. Of course, you do need to pay attention to certain technicalities, such as hardware and software, launching platforms,......

145: Chandler Bolt: How Books Change Lives: A College-Dropout’s Journey To Becoming A Business Leader

May 13, 2020
  If done the right way, publishing a book about your learnings and experiences has the ability to impact so many people out there. Publishing a book changes lives – not just yours, but your readers’ as well. Chandler Bolt is the Founder and CEO of Self-Publishing School, as well as the author of six......

144: Cody Burkhart (Rd.2): Neuroscience And Behavior: A Conversation On Growing Good Humans, Patterns, Situational Awareness, Significance, And Antifragility

May 6, 2020
  Resilience is being able to adapt to existing conditions. Antifragility goes beyond resilience by getting better and better with each exposure to stressors. Joining Thane Marcus Ringler in this episode is Cody Burkhart, a human performance specialist and the PSION Lab Chief at NASA. Cody and Thane talk about antifragility and how it relates to......

143: Discipline: Beauty Found In Self-Control

April 29, 2020
  In this busy and rapidly changing day and age, we all can’t help but feel the pressure to do as much as we can as fast as we could. As a result, we are sometimes left with unsatisfactory results, where we could have done better. What is lacking in all of this is discipline,......

142: Fellowship ft. Evan Ryan Ringler: A Conversation On Marriage And Facing Change Together

April 22, 2020
  What is marriage all about, and how much should a ceremony cost? In this fellowship episode, Thane Marcus Ringler has none other than his wife, Evan Ryan Ringler. She is a powerhouse of a woman and is one of the most thoughtful, caring, and intentional individuals Thane has met in his life. Here, they......

141: Ken Chen: DJ Sleeper On Rewriting The Stories We Tell Ourselves, Creating Timeless Work, And Living With Heightened Senses

April 15, 2020
  Life as a DJ can get a lot more complicated than some people might think because unbeknownst to many, it’s not all just pressing buttons all the time. Plenty of thought goes into the process of being a DJ, from the learning to the set-up, before you can actually go out there and call......

140: COVID: Necessary Reminders For Change

April 8, 2020
  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has probably never felt this much change in such a short amount of time than ever before. In just weeks and months, our daily lives took a standstill, causing so many unprecedented adjustments physically, emotionally, and mentally. Host, Thane Marcus Ringler, dedicates this episode to share some......

139: Kate Rentz: Slowing Down As A Way Of Life: A Creative’s Exploration Of The World As Sanctuary

April 1, 2020
  Living in the fast-paced world as we do in the present does weird things to our mental health. An inability to slow down would possibly only lead to burnout. Finding moments—short or long periods—to slow down is essential to give yourself the mental bandwidth to navigate the modern world. Kate Rentz is a Los Angeles-based director,......

138: Fellowship Ft. Kelsey Zahn: Exploring The Liminal Space, Meditation, Waking Up, And Finding God In Everything

March 25, 2020
  Hardships, disabilities, fear, and emotional trauma are just some of the negativities we encounter in life. In this fellowship episode, Thane Marcus Ringler talks to Kelsey Zahn Melton, a freelance hairstylist and makeup artist by trade, yoga and meditation teacher in training, and lover of all things food and coffee. Today, Kelsey empowers us......

137: Take Ownership And Never Settle

March 18, 2020
  When things don’t go the way we expected them to be, it becomes so easy to get trapped into blaming others for it. It is time to look past that and back within ourselves. In this short episode, Thane Marcus Ringler talks about the rallying cry to take ownership and never settle. He empowers......

136: Gabe Conte And Chad Masters: Roundtable On Relationships, Marriage, And Being Men

March 11, 2020
  Because of the differences in the way people live their lives, it’s natural that everyone will have differing perspectives on relationships. But from the easy to the hard, it’s undeniable that relationships are ultimately enriching parts of the human experience. Thane Marcus Ringler is joined by Gabe Conte and Chad Masters – both influencers......

135: Danezion Mills: Just Keep Going: How The Right Question Sparked A Story Of Perseverance Through The Power Of Community

March 4, 2020
  Asking yourself the right questions can generate your greater purpose in your life and in the lives of others. Today, Thane Marcus Ringler talks to Danezion Mills, an active member in Good City Mentors, about how the organization is helping him touch the lives of young men as was done for him at the......

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