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Episode 10: In Spite of Your Circumstances, You Are Able with Chris Kaag

It’s easy to become discouraged and distracted by our own trials and perceived disadvantages. It can be difficult to look outside of our own limitations and to serve others without expecting anything in return. While this level of selflessness can be difficult, people such as Chris Kaag won’t hesitate for a moment when it comes to serving others. Chris Kaag is a father, an entrepreneur, CEO of a nonprofit organization, and a former United States Marine. He has accomplished many admirable goals, all while overcoming his physical struggle that left him in a wheelchair. To hear more about Chris’ journey and how he used his struggles to empower others tune into this episode of 11 Minutes to Inspiration with your host, Danny Bader.

Episode 9: Set Your Intentions to Clarify Your Mission with Chris Pan

Your purpose and intent may be unclear, but sometimes all you have to do is ask yourself a few questions to get clarity. Chris Pan has created a company around intent and he’s designed it to help make those questions easier - and he’s created a product to help you remind yourself of that intent. It’s time to claim your word to match your intent. Once you establish your own calling it’s easier to help others recognize their calling, which is the purpose of this overall project. If you want to learn more about building community, spreading positivity, and discovering your own word, tune into this episode of 11 Minutes to Inspiration with your host, Danny Bader.

Episode 8: Identifying Suicide Risk Factors and Taking Appropriate Action with Janet Sarkos

Suicide awareness has become a prominent topic over the past few years but we are still in the beginning stages of truly taking action. Many of us probably know someone who has thought about or committed suicide, but didn’t know how to help them. In this interview Janet Sarkos, executive director at Caring Contact, helps identify red flags and how to take appropriate action. It could mean the difference between life and death. Tune into this episode of Eleven Minutes to Inspiration with Danny Bader to see how you can get involved and help prevent another senseless suicide.

EPISODE 7: I met Jesus for a Miller Lite

While we all tend to look for Jesus in the church pews on Sunday morning, but sometimes he’s found in the most unexpected places. God can be found anywhere, and sometimes we just need to stop looking and meet him for a Miller Lite. In Danny Bader’s new book, I met Jesus for a Miller Lite, he shows a new perspective on meeting God, trusting in him, and exploring those core values. 

Episode 6: How to Thrive in the Face of Devastating Circumstances with Chic Kelly

Chic Kelly is a prime example of someone who dealt with adversity and learned how to apply his conquests to helping others. Tune into this episode of 11 Minutes to Inspiration with Danny Bader to get inspired and learn to appreciate the positive moments in your life when faced with adversity.


Episode 5: Using the Psychic Gifts with The Military Medium, Dean McMurray

Dean McMurray’s, also known as the Military Medium, gift came unexpectedly and changed his life; even when he didn’t want it to. Tune into this episode of Eleven Minutes to Inspiration, with your host Danny Bader, to learn more about the psychic gift and how to pursue your own gifts.


EPISODE 4: Don Sandel

I met Don Sandel about 4 years ago, and ever since then I couldn’t help but wonder what would happen when we mixed our two areas of passion and expertise. The result is nothing short of wonderful. In a former life, Don worked with at a large pharmaceutical organization leading their Learning and Development department. With his background in human behavior, Don decided it was time for some new ventures out on his own.


EPISODE 3: Wonderful Wisdom with Mike Duffy

In this episode, I talk to a good friend Mike Duffy, executive director of Limen House in Wilmington, Delaware about the power of self-development’s role in substance abuse recovery. We spend some time talking about the struggles of addiction, but how it’s not impossible to overcome. You can change your thinking and beliefs, and when you’re open to retraining your brain to get away from the continual negativity that comes with addiction, you can finally open yourself to choosing a new path

Episode 2: 11 Minutes to Inspiration - with Sally Miller

In this episode, I'm joined by Sally Miller, life coach, soul stylist, and expert on personal vision. Sally believes that vision is essential to our life direction and makes a tangible impact on what we make into a reality. Whether it's your ideal weight, your idea of a perfect relationship, or your dream house, we all have deeply-held desires. But they're hard to go after, especially when we surround ourselves with people who don't support our vision or feel like we're unworthy of achieving the vision we truly want.

Sally and I talk about how vision and productivity go hand in hand, and we offer some useful tips on how you can pull out your deepest desires, bring them to light as personal visions, and make them your new reality.

Episode 1: How to Make Lasting Change with Retta Matagiese

In this episode, Retta Matagiese, former Division II athlete, sits down to talk to me about her journey with weight. For years, Retta was overweight and wanting to make a change in her life.She considered everything and explored every option -- from fad diets and weight loss programs to a variety of dedicated work out programs. But what truly helped Retta with her weight loss was her focus and her realm of support. Her support included specialized weight management doctors and nutritionists, trainers at her favorite gym, friends and family; and with this, Retta was able to remain conscious around her relationship to food and movement by keeping goals in mind and helping friends and family to hold her accountable