TRY Coaching Podcast, “Extraordinary Work: Conversations about Creating Change

This podcast will connect you with people who work passionately, striving to make a difference in their corner of the world.

I hope these authentic and inspiring conversations will help you channel your ability to create change.

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“Terry is a straight shooter that gets right to the point and gets you exactly where you want to go. I love hearing these conversations!!!”
– Samantha

Ep. 45 – An Extraordinary Life: Are You Fulfilling Your Potential with Michelle Rios


Please note that the format of this podcast is different. I asked very few questions because of the intense nature of the discussion.

Meet Michelle Rios, born to teen parents, she thought she had to be the trail blazer in her family for becoming a success, which led her to pushing through at all costs.

At age 26, Michelle’s world came crashing down and, in that moment, she realized her life moving forward had to be about HER AND HER NEEDS and not about others.

Michelle is now a motivational speaker, coach and host of the Live Your Extraordinary Life podcast. Built on the premise that life is meant to be joyful, meaningful and extraordinary.

Ep. 44 – Can the Legal Industry Change with Carl Shawn Watkins


There’s always one person in the crowd who’s not afraid to stand up and say NO/WAIT A MINUTE to the norm.

That person is Carl Shawn Watkins, lawyer extraordinaire who calls himself – Mr. Vulnerability.

Carl is speaking up and out in the legal industry. His mission, passion and purpose is to create a new breed of lawyers that believe true leadership is not found in the absence of vulnerability but in the courage to embrace it.

Have a listen and see why he believes: Everything you want is right on the other side of Vulnerability.

Ep. 43 – Can Books Change Your Life with Nick Hutchison


Nick Hutchison believes books, from self-help to fiction to non-fiction, change lives and goes even further to say “that the right book at the right time can change your life forever.”

How many agree with Nick’s philosophy?

Because of his strong dedication, this young visionary was the force behind BookThinkers, a media and PR company dedicated to bringing authors and readers together.

Each week Nick interviews authors, and his audience of over 1,000,000 readers have the opportunity to listen and decide for themselves which books they might want to read. And, each day he posts a book review.

Ep. 42 – Is Your Story Your Superpower with Mitzi Campbell


The one person you can always count on is yourself, RIGHT?

My next guest, Mitzi Campbell, a former university professor with a Masters in psychology, is now a personal development and educational entrepreneur and the host of the Podcast Blessons.

Mitzi, a strong proponent of the positive power of your past, believes that our life stories and past experiences hold the keys to our future successes.

Ep. 41 – Did You Know Your Nervous System is an Underutilized Leadership Tool with Carolyn Swora


Carolyn Swora, trauma-informed leadership consultant, coach and author of Evolve: The Path to Trauma-Informed Leadership shares with us how workplace trauma affects everyone.

Trauma is stored in our body and impacts everything we do, think say or believe. Carolyn talks with us about how she is creating change in the business world by working with leaders to help them understand and uncover their behavioral patterns so they can become more human centered leaders.

Ep. 40 – Why You Don’t Need a College Degree with Ken Rusk


How can a ditch digger, construction worker, and someone who never went to college become a world-renowned best-selling author of Blue-Collar Cash? He is an entrepreneur with multiple business and revenue streams and is creating change by mentoring and coaching hundreds of young people in areas such as goal-setting.

Ken Rusk, believes that no degree is needed to achieve comfort, peace and freedom and anyone can achieve their dreams regardless of their educational background if they know how to set goals and make plans.

Ep. 39 – Improve Your Success by Aligning Your Actions With Your Goals with Shawn French


No matter what profession you are in, incorporating high performance habits like self-motivation and personal growth applies to all of us.

Shawn French, author, keynote speaker, and host of The Determined Society Podcast, shares how he has shifted his focus from helping individuals in the business world achieve success through personal development and self-motivation to working with young athletes.

Following his passion for sports, Shawn believes that empowering these young athletes to overcome challenges and obstacles can create the changes needed for them to achieve peak performance success.

Ep. 38 – One GEN Zer’s Guide to Conquering the Business World with Andy Mai


Andy Mai, a 24 year old GEN Zer that started from nothing and built a 7-figure business by age 23.

Andy talks to us about how he is teaching people who want to have more free time, own their own business, be passionate about something to build 6-figure online ecommerce businesses

From scratch and he has changed the lives of nearly 50+ people globally.

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Ep. 37 – Listen to One GEN Zer’s Approach to Shaping the Future with Brielle Wohlenhaus


My guest is Brielle Wohlenhaus, who at 22 years old, is creating change and making a difference by being a voice for her generation, GEN Z.

Brielle talks about how she is empowering young individuals to unlock their full potential by making wise decisions, rising above peer pressure, creating goals and forging through obstacles.

Ep. 36 – Overcoming Life’s Challenges on Your Own Terms with McKenna Reitz


What would life be like if you woke up one day and found out that you were diagnosed with Alopecia and within a very short time you lost all the hair on your body?

This is Mckenna Reitz’s story and how she decided not to allow her Alopecia to define her and instead decided to define it.

McKenna turned her diagnosis into a gift of vulnerability and courage and shows how we all can reframe life’s challenges into opportunities and not allow fear to hold us back.

Ep. 35 – Why Abuse and Addiction Don’t Have to Define You with Guest Kelly Siegel


We all have or had some level of pain and hurt in our lives, right??

We can’t avoid pain or hurt; however, we can control how we deal with it and how quickly we get back up, learn and move forward – a better person than before.

Kelly Siegel knows all about pain and hurt, as he describes in his bestselling book and memoir, Harder Than Life and today Kelly is taking us on his personal journey from poverty, addiction and violence to creating the exceptional life he has created.

Kelly is creating change and making a difference by helping coach others to sobriety, and by making donations to several important charities — as his passion and mission are all about giving back.

Ep. 34 – Supporting and Uplifting Women with Samantha Tradelius


In episode #34, Samantha Tradelius, a successful commercial property insurance broker, talks to us about her mission and passion in life, which is to support and uplift women with her Sparkle Foundation and its resource arm, Sparkle Biz.

Samantha is all about providing financial aid for enrichment programs and microloans for female-owned businesses and why celebrating women and making a difference every day is living her life on purpose and fulfillment.

Ep. 33 – Cultivating and Fostering a Safe and Positive Workplace with Sejal Thakkar


Have you ever felt excluded both personally and professionally?

I am sure most of us have faced this uncomfortable feeling, whether as children or as adults. We all want to belong where we can thrive, feel confident with peers and know that we are part of the bigger picture.

In her latest TEDx talk, Sejal Thakkar, former employment law attorney, 2X TEDx speaker, and the Founder and Chief Civility Officer at TrainXtra, a woman/minority-owned training and consulting firm, enlightens us as to how she helps leaders create positive, safe and respectful workplaces through training and coaching. Sejal believes that if this philosophy exists, leaders can create a culture of safety and belonging and businesses can thrive and flourish.

Ep. 32 – How to Stay Inspired and Follow Your Passion with Aaron Wexler


Aaron Wexler, athlete, coach and author of the bestselling book, “The Inspired Athlete,” believes that lessons learned in sports can help us develop other areas of our lives including creativity, business and relationships. He talks with us about tapping into the concept of becoming the inspired athlete, a metaphor for becoming the best version of ourselves.

Ep. 31 – Start Living the Life You Want with Craig Siegel


Do you believe that you can rewrite your story – reinvent yourself and become more than you ever thought?

Whatever your answer: Craig Siegel, Founder of Cultivate Lasting Symphony (CLS), lets us in on his journey from Wall Street to the Street of Purpose and Passion and how he reinvented himself by realizing he wanted to help people reach their full potential. He is creating change for millions of people worldwide.

His Secret: removing limiting beliefs and assumptions and revamping your mindset.

Ep. 30 – It’s Not Just Money, It’s Your Life with Beth Blecker


Are your investments designed for the life you want to live?

Beth Blecker, Financial Life Planning, CEO of Eastern Planning and Author – believes it’s not just money, it’s life. And her goal is to help clients, depending on their needs and challenges, plan with confidence so they can enjoy their lives and be worry free.

Ep. 29 – Designing Your Relationship with Change with Rick Tamlyn


We all long for change in some area of our lives and one element to making those changes is — developing a relationship with CHANGE itself.

We have relationships with people and things that we design — why not consider designing a relationship with CHANGE?

Rick Tamlyn, bestselling author of Play Your Bigger Game, shares his insights on how we can develop and design that relationship with change as it definitely opens the door for changes to occur.

Paul lets us in on how you can get back on track with 3 things you can do today that are simple, easy, and manageable.

Ep. 28 – Discipline and Consistency for Your Fitness Goals with Paul Hanton


Feeling off track with your New Year’s resolutions of working out and “hitting the gym”?

Paul Hanton is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and owner of Hydra Fitness.

Paul lets us in on how you can get back on track with 3 things you can do today that are simple, easy, and manageable.

Ep. 27 – Want to Start a Healthy Relationship with Food? With Philip Pape


Does your relationship with food mirror a love/hate relationship with a loved one?

Food occupies a good part of our daily thinking, especially at the beginning of a New Year, keeping us from becoming that better version of ourselves.

Philip Pape, Certified Nutrition Coach and Body Composition Expert believes it is possible to maintain a healthy relationship with food while still enjoying your lifestyle and the foods you enjoy through self-mastery and creating strategies.

Ep. 26 – Navigating YOUR Work/Life Balance with Jacklyn Osborne


Was finding enough time for yourself this past year a struggle and as hard as you tried, it just didn’t happen?

If the answer is a resounding YES, Jacklyn Osborne, podcast host of “52 Weeks of Me” takes us on her journey as a full time executive and mother of 3, desperately struggling with work/life balance and realizing you can have it all – BUT you just can’t do it all – at the same time. And how she had to shift her mindset from an overworked perfectionist to a “go with the flow” person.

Ep. 25 – Empowering Yourself with Confidence with Christina Flach


Christina Flach, celebrity makeup artist and Founder and CEO of Pretty Girl Makeup, talks about how she is helping to create change with millions of women that she empowers to be the best versions of themselves by giving them the courage and confidence to embrace their inner selves through fashion, makeup, health and positivity.

Ep. 24 – Become a Better You in 2023 with Terry Yoffe


Terry Yoffe poses the question: 2023 How Can You Create a Better Version of You?

Over the next few months, Terry will be talking about how you can shift your mindset and become that better version of yourself as she has conversations with experts that will offer up answers to this question.

Ep. 23 – Indian Jewish Woman Overcomes Antisemitism / Racism with Rachel Beck


Rachel Beck, Author, Speaker, Influencer and Woman Extraordinaire takes us on her compelling journey from Indian orphan to being adopted by a Jewish family in America and having to navigate finding her own way when life’s challenges and upsets change direction and she finds herself zigging instead of zagging to survive.

Ep. 22 – We’re Only Disabled If We Want to Be with Michelle Kuei


Michelle Kuei, International Speaker, coach and author talks about being permanently disabled in a car accident at age 11 and how her life’s transformational journey helped her become the champion that empowers new, entrepreneurial women coaches to get to the top of their mountain, one courageous step at a time.

Ep. 21 – What’s NEXT for Women with Abby Auerbach


Abby Auerbach is the Executive VP and Chief Communications Officer at TVB, a trade association representing the Local Broadcast Television industry. Early in her career, Abby learned how to navigate the mostly male business landscape and has proven that women can become strong advocates for themselves. In 2020, she founded TVB’s NEXT Women program that identifies, prepares and advocates for women in this industry as they aspire to leadership roles.

Ep. 20 – Tapping into Your Inner Child with Ken Mossman


Calling all Men (And Women) — Ken Mossman, Founder of Cirrus Coaching and Leadership, talks with us about how high achieving men/women who have done everything “right” — right schools, right jobs, right family (in other words, followed their “male/female” scripts) — yet never found the happiness that was promised to them.

Ep. 19 – Addication, Trauma and Mental Health with Janique Svedberg


With 75% of all mental health illnesses beginning between the ages of 11-14, Janique Svedberg, President of the International Recovery Specialists Institute, Recovery Coach and Trauma Informed Mental Health and Addiction specialist talks to us about her success in helping to create change in those struggling with substance and alcohol use in both adults and children.

Ep. 18 – Visualeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking with Todd Cherches


Todd Cherches, CEO and co-founder of BigBlueGumball and author of the groundbreaking book VisuaLeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership, believes the old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” still applies and we can forever change the way we think and communicate by leveraging the power of visual imagery, metaphors and storytelling that can take your game to a whole new level.

Ep. 17 – From Tragedy to Commitment in Heightening Awareness about Ovarian Cancer – Paulinda Babbini’s Journey


Paulinda Babbini, President/ Founder of the nonprofit, The Ovarian Cancer Circle, inspired by her daughter, Robin Babbini who lost her battle to Ovarian Cancer at 20 – talks about loss, and how honoring her memory and shining a light on her legacy, she found purpose, passion and commitment in heightening awareness about Ovarian Cancer.

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