Erik Clark talks with Mike Sedam about his self-transformational journey from an engineer working on submarines, to a business consultant, to an entrepreneur.

This discussion is packed with valuable about self-transformation and how we can get out of our comfort zones and become something different while learning something new.

Erik also talks about the lessons he has learned during his journey which has resulted in the importance of engaging people in conversations, looking at people as part of the solution, and building trust and relationships.

Erik can be reached at:

Erik and his wife have also created a live event for people to build relationships and learn new things. More information about the event can be found at: 

Mike Sedam talks with Joan MacArthur Blair and Jeanie Cockell about their book, Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope, Despair, and Forgiveness. Available on Amazon:

Many times, resilience is looked at as an individual trait and sometimes people think you are either a resilient person or you are not.

Joan and Jeanie have taken the power of Appreciative Inquiry and wrapped it around resilience. This allows them to explain how people and groups can become more resilient.

Looking at Hope, Despair, and Forgiveness we can understand how

Mike Sedam talks to Lynda Sunshine West about her journey from the corporate world, through 49 jobs, and to her calling.

She talks about how learning something new can be a major driver of behavior. She discovered that she had value to offer others through the help of a coach.

She previously believed negative things about herself and it held her back.

Lynda has taken these lessons to transform her career and her life to "follow her dream and passion to help other people."

She taught herself to recognize and breakthrough hear fears.

During her journey, she has learned to use a network of mentors to help herself grow and then to use those relationships to help others grow.

For more about Lynda, visit or read her book: The Year of Fears available on Amazon:


Mike Sedam interviews Joshua Spodek about leadership.

Joshua is the author of Leadership Step by Step: Become the Person Others Follow. It is available on Amazon here: Joshua has a new book called Initiative that will be released in May.

Joshua discusses relationships and leadership. He does a great job of explaining the need for practice to build leadership capacity and that leadership skill cannot come just from books, but also requires skill-building that comes with practice. Joshua's book and courses provide exercise leaders can use to improve their capacity to lead. 

Find out more about Joshua at

To contact Mike, visit 


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