POC076 : A Chat about Dyslexia with Sprague Theobald; Resilience, Coping Mechanisms and Finding a Sense of Purpose

We’ve got a super special guest on my show this week!

……and he’s a really interesting character……great personality…….

………and not to mention……..has a good sense of humour (trust me, you’ll hear me laughing all throughout the interview!).

He’s none other than Sprague Theobald……who has agreed to be interviewed to speak to us about his struggle with dyslexia. Oh and by the way, Sprague is a best selling author of ‘The Other Side Of The Ice: One family’s treacherous journey negotiating the northwest passage’ and a 2x Emmy award-winning filmmaker who has done some pretty amazing things that the word ‘gutsy’ doesn’t even begin to describe it.

In case you are unaware, dyslexia is learning difference which describes a person who learns to read and write rather differently…….from what they’d teach in mainstream schools…..

……..and since this month is Dyslexia Awareness month, I’ve got Sprague to share about his rather eventful life story and how he has developed resilience, coping mechanisms and a sense of purpose……which has got him through some of the roughest patches and propelled him onto greater things.

You can find Sprague on:

His website,


Twitter (@TheobaldSprague),

Instagram (theobaldsprague).

To get a copy of Sprague’s book, CLICK HERE to order your own copy (mine is on it’s way….and I’m super excited about it!).

Also, if you’d like to listen to another interview that I did last year with a 4x Emmy award winning film director who loves to make up his own quotes as he speaks (and who’s also dyslexic), CLICK HERE to listen to my interview with Harvey Hubbell.

POC057 : Doing What You’re Born To Do in Work and Life; Interview with Jeff Goins

This week we have best-selling author and work-at-home-dad, Jeff Goins on the show. He has recently launched his new book ‘The Art Of Work’ and it is just inspirational!  Find out how he came to do what he was meant to do, and what drives him.

To follow Jeff, please use the links below:-




Click here to get a copy of his book.

POC056 : Mom of two, Best-selling author and Book Marketing Guru; Interview with Katie Davis

So you’ve written your book and you expect to see a ton of sales…it isn’t happening without some know-how and hard work. But here’s a person who’s been there and done that…the extraordinary and delightful Katie Davis! If you’d like to learn from the master… click here.

POC055 : Savvy entrepreneur, best-selling author and mum of three; Interview with Rachael Bermingham

Self made businesswoman, best-selling author, and mentor to many women who aspire to be strong, independent and successful…meet Rachael Bermingham.

Here’s some links to contact Rachael on her Website, Twitter and Facebook.

To download Rachael’s 10 Essential Tips to consider before becoming a work-at-home parent, click here…..Rachel_10_things_you_3


EoT041 : Meet Matthew Halpern, Author and Kindergarten Teacher

Meet Matthew Halpern, kindergarten teacher, author and just an awesome guy to chat with as he shares his challenges, feelings and love for working in a kindergarten.

Follow him on Facebook or follow his blog.

If you haven't read this book, you have NO IDEA what you are missing out on....true story!

If you haven’t read this book, you have NO IDEA what you are missing out on….true story!

And don’t forget to get your very own copy of his light hearted, funny and insightful book on his journey as a kindergarten teacher in My Happy Rainbow: My Journey as a Male Kindergarten Teacher

If you’d like to win an ebook copy of his book, please drop a note in the comments section below and complete this sentence….

“We really need to have more awesome kindergarten teachers (like Matthew) in our classrooms because…..”


Note: If you’d like some tips on how to be an awesome teacher, you can listen to my podcast entitled Good Early Childhood Educators Are Diamonds In The Rough.  

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To become a
proficient teacher


To be enthusiastic
and happy


To cope with frustration
and burn out

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