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The Next Chapter with Charlie

For the last 20 years, I was an Executive Coach to CEO’s of larger corporations. Now I am moving on to MY Next Chapter. I invite you to join me in this journey. It makes no difference if you are retiring or making any significant change to your life. We are all on the same path. So tune in and tag along as we give insights and inspirations on how you can create your own NEXT CHAPTER. We will talk about “what you can do next.” It might deal with transition, desire, curiosity, loss, or anything else that has to do with our Next Chapter in Life.
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What is your Next Chapter?

Jan 30, 2019

Show Notes 

Boy do we have a special show today. Our guest is one of my very favorite people on the planet. It’s my son, Austin Hedges. Austin is an expert on our subject today, which will be all about the tension between finding personal contentment with your life and the other side of a never-ending desire for self-improvement. Are the two compatible? That’s what we’ll talk about.

You know, I had never even really thought much about the subject until Austin brought it up to me in the last couple of weeks. After a bit of consideration, it truly is quite a vexing tension. I can’t wait to discuss it.

Just briefly, let me explain why I think Austin Hedges happens to be an expert in this subject. Austin’s job description is one in which employees are never supposed to be satisfied or content with their performance. He is a professional athlete as the starting catcher for the San Diego Padres. Improvement is always expected. Is it possible for a professional athlete to be content and still seek to improve?

Let’s see what Austin has to say. 

For more with Charlie Hedges please visit www.thenextchapter.life

Jan 22, 2019

Show Notes 

I am really looking forward to our show today because we are about to take a direction that we have never before broached. We have with us relationship expert and author, Elliott Katz and today Elliott and I will have a discussion about his book, Being the Strong Man a Woman Wants.

I have so many questions for Elliott like (a) are women really frustrated about a plethora of weak men running around the dating scene? (b) how does the strong man motif come into play in the 2019, era of the ever-expanding strong women movement? (c) and mostly, what does it actually mean to be a strong man? This is going to be fun!

Elliott Katz is the author of seven nonfiction books and has appeared regularly on radio and television interviews. He teaches the principles in this book to men and women, and speaks at conferences to groups of both men and women.

Elliott’s book has withstood the test of time in that it was first written in 2007, rewritten in 2012 and is still selling today.

Let’s bring on Elliot Katz to discuss his potentially controversial book, Being the Strong Man a Woman Wants. 

You can reach Elliott Katz at ElliottRKatz@aol.com

You can purchase Being The Strong Man a Woman Wants at Amazon

For more with Charlie Hedges please visit www.thenextchapter.life

Jan 16, 2019

SHOW NOTES

Let me state up front. THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE EPISODES.

Today marks the first time in two years of podcasting that we will do a show on planning for the New Year of 2019. And now it is two consecutive weeks. That’s kind of surprising since much of my past has been about Life Planning yet we have not produced a single show on that topic. And today our approach to life planning may be strikingly new for most of our listeners but it is a process I have used most of 2018 and I have found it quite gratifying as well as productive.

In order to help set us straight on this unusual path I am with my special friend and spiritual guide Taryn Voget. As a busy Executive Coach, entrepreneur and author of the delightful book, Trust Fall, Taryn is full of out of the box thinking when it comes to most matters in life and life planning.

I asked Taryn to write a brief paragraph on her thoughts toward New Year’s planning and these are the provocative words she wrote:

Many of us push ourselves to continually grow and expand.  But what if we don’t need to work so hard? What if life knows exactly where to find us to deliver the experiences we need for our own evolution? And what if there is no real action necessary on our part other than to be more aware of life’s bigger plan? This podcast explores new ideas about our own evolution and how life is here to serve our highest destiny and greatest expansion…always.

So let’s all be ready to have our traditional view of life planning challenged by the insightful and innovative thoughts of Taryn Voget. 

You can reach Taryn at www.taryn@tarynvoget.com

For more with Charlie Hedges please visit www.thenextchapter.life

Jan 9, 2019

Show Notes 

You know, at this time of year most everyone will be blogging and podcasting in some form on New Year’s Resolutions or Goals. As much distaste as I have for the idea of New Year’s Resolutions, mostly because they rarely make any difference in your life, I think The Next Chapter would be remiss if we failed to address the subject.

I find the bulk of my reluctance to embrace the notion New Year’s Resolutions has to do with the notion that these goals are most often about accomplishments that may or may not have anything to do with internal realities like character or personal identity issues. Basically, what I am saying is that, with New Year’s Resolutions, we can fall into a trap of focusing on what we do rather than who we are.

Today my conversation is with my good friend, Terry Hershey, who has made the “who you are” question the focus of his vocation. As an avid reader, author, renowned public speaker, and life coach Terry is as close an expert on this subject as one can be.

So let’s bring on Terry Hershey to enlighten us on this most important subject of Identity Processes over New Year’s Resolutions.

You can reach Terry at www.terryhershey.com

For more with Charlie Hedges please visit www.thenextchapter.life

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