015 – Making a Global Impact in Public Health with Linh Nguyen

Today , we have Linh Nguyen who works in Public Health. Public health is the health of a population, especially when monitored, regulated and promoted by the state. Linh is very passionate about social causes, making an impact and women’s rights. She will take you through what it took to finally get the job that she really loves. She now works at Johns Hopkins and is able to travel around the world. It is a very cool story from a young millennial that is fueled by passion rather than money. I know you will get something from this. Big Time Dreams!

014 – How Creativity Works

Today we talk about how to be more creative. How to do you maximize creativity? I review a book called “Imagine: How Creativity Works” by Jonah Lehrer. The book breaks down a lot of studies and research about how people and corporations foster and/or boost creativity. You can learn from scientific research to help you boost your own creativity. It is not a “you are born with it” type of thing. Everyone has creativity in them. It is about working on it and putting yourself in the best position to maximize your results. Come learn for yourself, so you can achieve the creativity you want. Big Time Dreams!

013 – Trying to Change the Game in Mathematics with Jerry Knoelke

Today we have Jerry Knoelke. He is a retired high school math teacher that saw blank stares from his students in math class. He came up with a method that can help people learn upper level math quicker. He says his uniform formula works across different subjects, such as Algebra, Probability and Calculus. He is hoping to change the game in mathematics universally. He wants this (PRESS) method to be in every school worldwide. The method basically breaks down a word problem and gets it into an equation that is ready to simplify or reduce. That is the best way I can explain it. Come find out about this simple formula that can help countless numbers of people to learn high-level math. He has a Masters in mathematics and teaching. Jerry Knoelke’s new book “Math is not Magic” is available at http://www.conquermath.center , Amazon and everywhere else books can be found. Big Time Dreams!

012 – Lending Money to Fix and Flip Homes with Shawn Greeves

Today we have a Hard Money Lender named Shawn Greeves. He lends money to people that to fix and flip homes. Though the rates are higher, there is less qualifying. It is based on the after repair value and purchase price of the house. Shawn has a wealth of experience in lending and real estate game. He also goes into a story of a detour he took trying to be a poker dealer. I consider him a very successful person and have always wanted to meet him. He is also big into programming your subconscious mind for success. This is a great story, great personality and great lessons you can learn to help in your business and life. There is also a story in here where he makes $2 million dollars! You can also check him out at www.thegreevesmethod.com. Big Time Dreams!

011 – Making a Living Getting People Drunk with Dave Ngo

Today’s episode is with Dave Ngo. He is a guy that was on track to be an engineer. He realized that he was not going to be happy doing that for long. He got a side gig bartending for a hotel bar and really enjoyed it. He started Bay Area Bartenders (www.bayareabartenders.com) not to long after that. After a few years, he was able to hire a full time assistant and things have taken off from there. He goes into his passions, challenges and his thought process behind the business. He also has a security firm that provides services to commercial buildings. There are a ton of lessons for people looking or starting their own business. This is a really cool story of an entrepreneur going for his dreams. Even, though his parents are still bugging him to get a “real job”. Big Time Dreams!

010 – Turning her Love for Music into a Full Time Career with Tracy Cruz

This episode is with singer and music teacher, Tracy Cruz. She had a love for music since pretty much the beginning of her life. She saw the joy it brought to the people around her. After going through a few majors in college, she decided to make it music. She started her own music teaching business. She now gets to do music as her job full time! She has flexible hours which really helps being a young mother. She is also promoting her own music and herself as an artist. You can find her at ww.tracycruzmusic.com. She will let you in on the joys and struggles in dealing with her career as a music teacher and musician. Tracy is truly doing her passion. Big Time Dreams!

009 – Lessons Learned from the Statistically Happiest and Longest Living People on Earth

Today I am dissecting a pair of books called “The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons from the World’s Happiest people” By by Dan Buettner. It is a book where he goes to the statistically happiest places on earth and tries to discover the insights on why these places are so much more happier than other places in the world. He also has a book called. “The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. This book researches the people to actually live longest in the world. What are their habits? Why do they have less disease and more people that live to 100 years old? This episode has a lot of cool insights into living a longer and happier life. It is all from real data and researching these areas over many years. Let’s do it. Big Time Dreams!

008 – The Passion to Empower Business Women with Donna Gamache

Today we speak with Donna Gamache. She is an entrepreneur and has been self-employed for over 20 years. She has a passion for helping businesswomen and entrepreneurs. She has had to reinvent herself a few times to adapt and succeed. She has been a Desktop Consultant, boutique owner, and image consultant. She is also the Director of The Tapestry Network, a women’s network of business owners and entrepreneurs. She wants to inspire women to have their own successful businesses. Her story is a great ride and journey that we can all learn from. Get Ready. Big Time Dreams!

007 – Do anesthesiologists have it that good? We will find out with Wayland Cheng

Have you ever been put to sleep in surgery? Have you ever had an epidural during giving birth? The person who gave you that drug was an anesthesiologist. I have always heard anesthesiologists make the most money and don’t work as much. I was wondering if there was any truth to that? Today, I talk with a real anesthesiologist, Wayland Cheng. He talks about what he actually does and how his passion to do research could help change the world as well as help work life balance. Is being an anesthesiologist really as good as they say?Listen to this interview about one of the highest paying jobs there is. Big Time Dreams!

006 – My Story – How I got out of the Rat Race with Ben Dao

Usually, I have a guest on the show and we try to learn from them. However, I wanted to share with you on a more personal level. This is just my story. I had a goal from 18 years old to be self-employed. Have my own business. I used real estate as my vehicle. I go into the ups and downs of my journey. I was finally able to quit my day job after years of focus and effort. It has not been too long yet, so I am still adjusting, executing and trying my best. I hope you can get something from episode. Big Time Dreams!