Quarantine Phone Calls
By Nina Polo and Michael Chaffin
Quarantine Phone CallsApr 12, 2020
Fatima Kamenge: Companion through the leap, Tkaronto, Turtle Island
Ryan Muniz: Musician, Fayetteville, Arkansas
John Self: Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Amy Counce: Founder, Nexus Coffee & Creative, Little Rock, Arkansas
Pat Sherr, Freelance Writer and Career Coach: Washington, DC
Shazly: MindSprinter - Cairo, Egypt
Hosted by Michael Chaffin
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Danny van Leeuwen: Patient Activist, Speaker, Blogger and Podcaster: Boston, Massachusetts
Chris Donaldson: Content Producer and Radical Optimist - Bellingham, WA, USA
Be kind and the rest will follow!
You can connect with Chris and watch his amazing content production at https://www.moment.film/, you can also join him and the movement of Radical Optimists stating here at https://www.radicaloptimists.com/
Also recommended by Chris
The Rabbit Hole Podcast - "What is the internet doing to us? The Times tech columnist Kevin Roose discovers what happens when our lives move online."
Viola Dwyer: Business English Advisor/Wanna be YouTube Vlogger — Philadelphia, PA, USA
How much do you like the person you are becoming? know that what's in you heart is what's real.
You can learn more about Vivi's work helping people to improve their English and communication skills and also connect with her at www.vivieducation.com
Also, stay tuned to find about the near launching of her YouTube channel with her husband, the 'Danny and V' channel
Recommended by Vivi, Mindfulness in Plain English a book by Henepola Gunaratana
Wesley Fabb - Coach, a Serendepity Bootstrapper and a Dad - Sydney Australia
A story of serendipity, finding your way, and how to open your heart to your children.
Also, recommended by Wesley:
Atomic Habits Book
Viktor Frankl - (hu)Man's Search for Meaning
Buddhism Plain and Simple**
**This book states very clearly that the Buddha taught how to see directly into the nature of experience. Steve Hagen presents these uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by the religious ritual, tradition, or belief, that he sees as superfluous.
Aleksandar Vladimirov: Product Manager and Workshop Facilitator, Camp ShipIT Founder - Prague, Czechia
Aleks is a brilliant Connector/coordinator, he's a Telecommunication Engineer, altMBA19 graduate, Prince2 Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master and DTM.
Also recommended by Aleks:
How to Improve your public speaking: https://www.toastmasters.org/
Check out the Startup Weekend in Prague: http://communities.techstars.com/czech-republic/prague/startup-weekend/15567
Learn more about Aleks's student organization: https://best.eu.org/index.jsp
Books to read:
Show your work - by Austin Kleon https://austinkleon.com/show-your-work/
Screw It, Let's Do It – Richard Branson: https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/books/screw-it-lets-do-it
Al Gilliom: The Light In Dark Spaces - Olympia, Washington, USA
“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” - Albus Dumbledore
Listen to Al's work and connect with him at http://www.algilliommusic.com where you will also have access to his social media channels.
Recommended by Al, the Tim Ferris Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r6gr7uytQA Josh Waitzkin — How to Cram 2 Months of Learning into 1 Day
Kelly Battaglia: Integrative Leadership Coach — Dallas, Texas USA
You have a bigger say regarding your health than pharmaceuticals.
After taking the leap and changing her career, Kelly is now helping people to reconnect with their inner dialogue so that they can start making choices and shaping the version of themselves that they really want.
Join her and learn more about her work at www.kellybattaglia.com
Also recommended by Kelly
The Disease Delusion by Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland
Molecules of Emotion by Candace B. Pert, PhD
Leading With Emotional Courage by Peter Bregman
Matthew Thompson, storyteller from Belfast, Northern Ireland
Love the life you live and live the life you love. I think this sentence describes Matthew's journey, one where generosity is the true engine of making magic happen.
Anaik: Amplifying Ideas - Sydney, Australia
Find out more about Anaik's work and engage with her at https://AmplifyingIdeas.com
Also recommended by Anaik
Generative Scribing by Kelvy Bird: <https://bit.ly/2Ye6TC7>
Universal Principles of Design by lidwell, Holden and Butler: <https://bit.ly/3f2hOpa>
The Spell of the Sensuous by Dave Abrams: <https://bit.ly/2XLkHVw>
Becoming Wise podcast by Krista Tippett: <https://onbeing.org/series/becoming-wise/
Curtis Cates: Alchemist, Cologne, Germany
Kristin Papillon: Connector - Calgary, Canada
Walking away from the things that are not meant for you and embracing the natural cycles, the ups, and downs of life.
You can reach and engage with Kristin in LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinpapillon/
Also recommended by Kristin:
Book - This is how it always is, by Laurie Frankel
Podcast - Work like a woman, By Mary Portas
Show - Social Fabric, that you can find in Netflix
Rowland Carlson: Data Scientist - Chicago, USA
To me, this was an inspiring encounter with someone that knew how to turn things around.
You can reach and learn more about Rowland's work and story, about his "Now", his swordfight practice, and those mental tools that had helped him shape his way through a more desirable version of his life.
https://nownownow.com/about - Is this the movement of "Now"?
Sweta Jaichandr: Founder, Savubona.com - Hyderabad India.
Abbie Pierce: Author - Honiton, England
Karena de Souza: Future of Work (FoW) strategist & Tilt the Future podcast - Oakville, Canada
"No longer is there one career for a lifetime. no longer is there a linear ladder to success. no longer is there clear separation between life, work and play." Karena de Souza
You can engage and learn more about Karena in her Podcast - Tilt the Future available on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Simplecast and other platforms You can also learn more about her vision of the future and the axes she is working on in her Website karenadesouza.com
Annette Mason: Founder Trilogy Design Works: Solana Beach, CA
H. Jude Boudreaux, Partner/Sr. Financial Planner - The Planning Center, New Orleans, LA, United States
Reach out and learn more about Jude and how is he helping people at https://www.theplanningcenter.com/team/h-jude-boudreaux-cfp/?loc=48&loc=2119
Also, George Kinder questions for life designing here https://www.dropbox.com/s/nvm67nw1gxw6eb9/3-3%20Questions%20Pack.pdf?dl=0
And don't forget to save, spend and share
Victoria Coster: with grit and grace — Miami Beach, USA
Michele Salomon: Everyday Progress, Allentown, PA, USA
Robbie Swale: Leadership Coach — London, United Kingdom
Rien MacDonald: Podcaster & Marketer - Melbourne, Australia
See more from Rien at http://instagram.com/rienesmac
Rien's recommendations: The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin and the song Spanish Sahara by Foals.
Hosted by Bawa Kulkarni
Paul Mosca: Coach and Thought-Partner, Carrboro, NC USA
David Bowman: Project Mindfulness - A New Way to Meditate
Mollie McGlocklin: Sleep Coach - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Angus Lockyer: recovering academic, confirmed historian - Boulder, Colorado
Leanne Gordon: Change Facilitator, Coach & Speaker - Perth, Western Australia
Here’s how to connect with Leanne on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leannegordon-changingfutures/ and her writing on www.changingfutures.com/blog
Recommended by Leanne: A Beautiful Constraint: How To Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages, and Why It′s Everyone′s Business. Adam Morgan, 2015
Ariya Chittasy, Director at Engenesis Ventures. Sydney, NSW, Australia
Find more about Ariya, his actions and his team, and how he's helping entrepreneurs make an impact at www.engenesis.com
Recommended by Ariya: On Having No Head by amazing thought provoker, architect, writer, and mystic, Douglas Harding.
Heather Chavin, Creator, GoGoDone, Eugene, OR, USA
Chris Schembra: 7:47 club - New York
James Ellsmoor / Island Innovation & Solar Head of State | ForbesU30 | Entrepreneur | Speaker | Sustainability, Energy & Climate/ UK & Colombia
Veronica Kaulinis: Vulnerable AF, Founder - Bali Indonesia
Fredrick Haugen: Seven Good Things – Minneapolis, MN USA
Giampaolo Ferradini: Knowledge Juicer — Milan, Italy
Robin Burgauer: Digital Storytelling – Munich, Germany
Jen Jones Donatelli: Creative Groove - Cleveland, OH, USA
Find out more about Jen and her work and programs at
www.creativegroove.com and https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-life-dig-write-your-story-excavate-your-creativity-tickets-102557448088
Chris Irons: Author: Little Rock, Arkansas
Raghu Nayyar: Product Design, Photography — Stockholm, Sweden
Geovanni Leiva: Coffee Farmer: Little Rock, Arkansas
Connect with Geo at www.leivascoffee.com // Hosted by Michael Chaffin