In Pursuit

In Pursuit

Everyone Should Be In Pursuit Of Something Big: In Pursuit is the newest podcast to hit the net discussing the passions and projects of those in pursuit of big things. People all around the world inspire us every day, pushing us to strive for new goals while setting the bar high in different aspects of life. We have found there are so many interesting people who have very unique stories and more importantly, fought through struggles only to come out on top and show the world who they are. We have had the chance to speak with some very well known players in film, sports, music and beyond who have all brought their dreams to reality. There is no limit for In Pursuit as we engage with outstanding individuals from all walks of life. Our differences are truly what unite us as the human race, learning about one another while continually inspiring to go be their best versions of themselves.There is always room in your life for thinking bigger, pushing limits & imagining the impossible. Join us as we stay in pursuit of those making it happen!

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December 18, 2021 61 min

As Briar Cliff University’s 11th President, Dr. Keck (née Karstens) was appointed in 2018, and is a compassionate and proven leader with a background in higher education, law, and fundraising.

An Iowa native and one of nine children, Dr. Keck graduated from Wartburg College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, after which she earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and then her Doctor of Ph...

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Colonel Bruce Hurd is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and command pilot, logging thousands of flight hours in KC-10 and KC-135 air refueling tankers. He completed a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding 30-year military career in 2007 and was honored to serve as squadron and group commander of two award-winning flying units, among many assignments.

In 2019, he wrote and published his memoir, "Aim Point: An Air Force Pilot's Le...

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Dallas Dean Clark (born June 12, 1979) is a former American football tight end who played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Iowa, earned unanimous All-American honors, and was recognized as the top college tight end in the nation. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft and he was a member of their Super Bowl XLI championship ...

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Kevin Blake Weldon is a Nashville Country Music Recording artist, professional Mindset coach and 30 year veteran in the network marketing industry. As a recording artist, Kevin has 8 albums to his credit, 7 music videos, 2 top 40 hits and a #1 in Europe. To date His music videos have been viewed over 30 million times and his latest album, "Jeans", was released this summer.

As a professional mindset coach, Kevin is certified ...

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Martin Strel, a legendary Guinness record marathon swimmer, has always been looking for the challenges of impossible and the Amazon was the recent one. On April 7th, 2007 Martin Strel completed his epic Amazon river swim all the way from Atalaya (Peru) to the Atlantic Ocean at Belém (Brazil). He was struggling the river for 66 days for more than 10 hours a day and totally swam 5268 kms or 3274 miles. He became a wordwide hero.

Marti...

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In Episode 11, we talk with Tori Ganahl, a truly inspiring and trailblazing leader for a company called The She Factor.

Growing up, I was surrounded by powerful women who were thought-leaders, entrepreneurs and trail-blazers. One specifically was my mom, Heidi Ganahl – founder of Camp Bow Wow, the world’s largest pet-care franchise.

But when it came time to go off on my own, I was determined to pave my own path. During my time at the...

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Keoni Waxman is an American filmmaker who was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is known for writing, directing and producing action films, dark thrillers and indie dramas which he shoots all over the world for his company ActionHouse Pictures. Keoni currently resides with his family in Santa Monica, California.

Keoni went to film school at the University of Colorado, Boulder where he discovered his passion for making movies t...

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Kyle Lowder is a 2 time Emmy nominated actor and producer. He received his first Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Brady Black on NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, on which he had a 6 year run. Following DAYS OF OUR LIVES he jumped networks to CBS where he spent another 6 years portraying Rick Forrester on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.

Over the next few years he would tour Italy as a recording artist promoting his self titled debut album, a...

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Scott Duffy began his career working for best-selling author and speaker, Tony Robbins, and went on to work for several small businesses that became big media brands like CBS Sportsline, NBC Internet, and FOXSports.com. Next, he founded Smart Charter, an online booking tool for private aviation, which was acquired by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group.

Today, Scott’s mission is to help change the world through entrepreneurship. He leads...

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Timothy O’Donnell is one of the world’s most successful and experienced American long-course triathletes. As a professional, he has earned 50+ podium finishes including over 22 wins at major events throughout the world.

Along with the ITU Long Distance World Champion (2009) title, his other wins include nine Ironman 70.3 victories, two IRONMAN wins, and six Armed Forces National Championships.

At the IRONMAN World Championship in...

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Les Norman is a syndicated sports radio host, TV analyst, author and motivational speaker. Norman also used to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals during the 95’ & 96’ seasons as an outfielder and pursued baseball heavily from a young age.

Rising from the ashes of poverty and childhood abuse, Les defeated the odds and rose to prominence by earning a Junior Olympic Gold Medal and playing Major League Baseball.

Along with his ...

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Cynthia Kersey is the founder and CEO of the Unstoppable Foundation whose focus is to ensure that every child on the planet has access to the life-long gift of education.

She is a respected leader in the transformational industry, a best-selling author of two books, “Unstoppable” and “Unstoppable Women” and an international speaker.

Cynthia knows first hand that giving is not only good for business, it’s good for the soul. She inspir...

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Jon McGraw co-founded Vision Pursue (VP) after its principles radically shifted his mindset, performance, and overall life experience.

He's since guided and assisted in the successful application of these principles inside hundreds of corporate teams and sports franchises. He's a sought after keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and Performance Mindset trainer.

Before VP, Jon played 10 years in the NFL. plus completed busin...

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Referred to as the "Ambassador of Country Music," Shawn Parr has spent 20 plus years on the Los Angeles country music scene. His involvement in country music spans from his current radio shows to television and the Academy of country music.

Parr has a passion and a long-term involvement with country music. He is heavily involved with the Academy of Country Music and hosted the Academy's Bash in Irvine, California in 2006...

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Producer – Phillip B. Goldfine is a film, television and broadway producer. He won the Academy Award as executive producer in 2014 for best documentary (Short Subject) for the film The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life and the Emmy in 2011 for writing for a variety show for El Vacilon.

He began his career as a development and production executive at companies including FBC (Fox Broadcasting Corp), New Line Cinema and Trimark Pic...

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Whitney Johnson is the CEO of WLJ Advisors and one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world as named by Thinkers50. She is an expert on helping high-growth organizations develop high-growth individuals.

Whitney is also an award-winning author, world-class keynote speaker, frequent lecturer for Harvard Business School's Corporate Learning and an executive coach and advisor to CEOs.

An innovation and disruption theorist, sh...

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