Conversations with Rich Bennett

Conversations with Rich Bennett

Join Rich Bennett as he explores a diverse range of topics with guests from all corners of the globe. From business and art to addiction and mental health, Rich delves into thought-provoking discussions with a variety of individuals. At times, he's joined by engaging co-hosts who bring even more depth to the conversations. Listen in as Rich shares inspiring stories from a former cult survivor, a couple who biked from Oregon to DC on a tandem bicycle, and individuals overcoming addiction and mental illness. Discover a new perspective on life with each episode of Rich's captivating conversations.


June 9, 2023 54 mins

Join us in this captivating episode of "Conversations with Rich Bennett" as we delve into the world of entrepreneurship with the remarkable Edwin Carrion. Discover the valuable lessons and insights he has acquired throughout his journey from humble beginnings to becoming a self-made millionaire. Gain practical advice on navigating the business world, embracing a millionaire mindset, and seizing opportunities for growth. L...

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Meet Andrea Wilson Woods, a writer, patient advocate, and founder of Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association. She is also the CEO and co-founder of Cancer University, a social-benefit digital health company. Andrea has a background in teaching and holds a master's degree in professional writing from the University of Southern California. She recently published a bestselling medical memoir called Better Off Bal...

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This enlightening episode delves deep into the world of writers' conferences. Join us as we uncover why these professional gatherings are vital for writers at all stages of their careers. We explore the many opportunities these events present, from immersive workshops and constructive critique sessions to adrenaline-charged pitch sessions.

We're thrilled to welcome our special guest, Traci Hunter Abramson an experienced co...

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In this episode, we explore the remarkable life of Lieutenant Colonel Jason Pike, a decorated combat veteran and author of the inspiring memoir, "A Soldier Against All Odds." Facing adversity from a young age, Pike overcame learning disabilities and crippling bone disease to succeed in his 31-year military career. Through personal accounts, he shares the best and worst moments of his time in uniform, including surviving i...

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Meet Karin Freeland, a former corporate workaholic turned life coach and author. After spending years in high-pressure leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies, Karin left the boardroom behind and embarked on a journey of self-discovery, chronicled in her award-winning book, The Ins and Outs of My Vagina: A Penetrating Memoir. In this hilarious tell-all, Karin recounts her mishaps and misadventures over the past four decades w...

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Meet Amy, a passionate advocate for suicide awareness and prevention, and the inspiring Co-Founder and President of the LIVEFORTHOMAS Foundation. This esteemed non-profit is a beacon of hope, dedicated to fighting the harsh realities of suicide, created in the touching memory of Amy's beloved son, Thomas, who tragically passed away at just 16 years old in 2019.

Not only is Amy a monumental figure in suicide prevention...

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Meet Guy Morris, a retired leader from Fortune 100 software, high-tech, and global energy, who has led an extraordinary life as a published songwriter, screenplay writer, inventor, Coast Guard charter captain, PADI diver, and adventurer. In 2021, Guy debuted as an indie author and has since released three heart-stopping thrillers inspired by true stories, real technologies, global politics, and history. Guy's books have receiv...

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Matthew Garnier's recently published memoir, "Swept Up: Lessons From the End Times," takes readers on a captivating journey through his comedic exploration of a religious upbringing. From church escapades to home-schooling mishaps and his peculiar experiences at an evangelical university, Garnier weaves tales that entertain and enlighten. With his background in podcasting, he prioritizes engaging dialogue over shamel...

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Immerse yourself in the world of Jennifer Vido, a master storyteller and the creative force behind the heartwarming Gull Island romance series. Her affinity for weaving enchanting tales is only rivaled by her passion for the literary world, an attribute she channels into riveting conversations with bestselling authors in her popular 'Jen's Jewels' column on

Juggling her love for books, Jennifer also ...

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In this episode, we delve into the world of The Lit Ladies, a group of Maryland authors featuring D.A. Jennings, Irmgarde Brown, Claudine Marcin, and K.R. Raye. For this conversation, we're joined by two of these talented writers, D.A. Jennings, and Claudine Marcin.

D.A. Jennings, an accomplished author, poet, and creative writing teacher, wields a distinct literary style influenced by her diverse educational journey and three-...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Carrie Schmidt, Carrie Farris, Sara Webb, Ashley Easter, and Erik DaRosa.

In this episode, we embark on an insightful exploration of the importance of open and honest conversations about mental health. 

It is not only okay but also essential to talk about mental health. Open discussions about mental health help break down the stigma surrounding mental illness, raise awareness, a...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Casie Kubin.

An ardent writer, Casie Kubin embarked on a literary journey in 2020, authoring the 'Five One and a Half' series dedicated to her daughter, Bella. The series has three published books as of 2022, with two more to follow. Casie's academic journey started at Western High School of Baltimore, continued through Villa Julie College, and led her into Early...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with LaDonna Humphrey and Alecia Lockhart of the Deep Dark Secrets podcast.

Deep Dark Secrets is a groundbreaking podcast hosted by fearless advocates LaDonna Humphrey and Alecia Lockhart. Their mission is to expose the sinister world of Death Fetish Pornography and its hidden communities thriving on the internet's surface web. Join them on an extraordinary journey as they unra...

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In this special Rage Talk episode, Rich and cohost Wendy Beck have a conversation with Leeann Bedsaul and Derek Hopkins.

The Char Hope Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps adults in Maryland's agricultural community struggling with substance abuse. The organization aims to provide recovery support, promote life skills and create a sense of community through a Code of the West, emphasizing principles like...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Joy Giovanni.

Joy is a renowned and sought-after psychic medium, healer, and spiritual teacher.

Raised in Boston and internationally known for her time as a WWE Diva, model and actress, Joy always knew her sensitivity and connection with her own intuition and spirituality was something special, but it wasn't until she realized others didn't have the same sensing abilit...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Sheriff Jeff Gahler, Colonel Bill Davis, Doug Buranen, and Dan Jahn.

 Sheriff Jeff Gahler and Colonel Bill Davis are with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Doug Buranen, Gun Smith and Dan Jahn. In this episode, our guests delved into the pressing issue of ghost guns and how they are contributing to the alarming increase of illegal firearms in the hands of criminals. They explored t...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Robert Rosen.

Robert Rosen is a successful author, editor, and writer. He is best known for his international bestseller, "Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon," which has been translated into many languages. His latest book, "A Brooklyn Memoir," is about growing up in Flatbush in the 1950s and 60s, surrounded by Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans w...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Steve Acerno, Maggie Grant, Jennifer Pritchard, and Ramona Harrison.

May is recognized as National Foster Care Month, a time to raise awareness about the critical need for foster families and the valuable role they play in supporting children in need. This month-long observance highlights the unique challenges faced by children in the foster care system, while also celebrating ...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Candace Plattor.

Candace Plattor is a highly respected Addictions Therapist with over three decades of experience helping addicts and their families overcome addiction. Her signature Family Addiction Counselling and Therapy Program focuses on healing the entire family because overcoming addiction is a family condition. As a former opioid addict, Candace has learned first-hand t...

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In this episode, Rich has a conversation with Patty Gregory.

Patty has been an active participant and supporter of Project Linus for an extended period and has served as the Chapter Coordinator for the greater Kansas City area since April 2000 and is now the President/Chief Executive Officer. She brings valuable skills from previous employment experiences in managerial and customer service positions, along with many years ...

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