James Newcomb – Musician | Podcaster

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Ep. 14 Balancing the High Wire Between Education and Learning w/ Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is a professional percussionist. If people in England need a high-quality performer, they call Mark. Mark is also a father, and when some glaring issues in the education system arose, he didn’t sit idly by and complain. He did something about it. He started a podcast called Education on Fire. It caught on.…

Ep. 13 Why “To-Do” Lists Kill Productivity, Why Working Harder Lowers Your Income, and Knowing Your True Calling w/ Jarrod Haning

Music is a mental illness Why else would a highly skilled musician prepare like a doctor in residence to audition for a position in a local community orchestra that pays $3k per year? Jarrod Haning is currently the principal violist with the world-unknown South Carolina Philharmonic, and thankfully saw the insanity of his surroundings. Now…

Ep. 11 Experience the Magic of Waking Up at 5 AM w/ Jen MacQuarrie

I’m a morning person I wasn’t always that way. But I joined the Army. The Army is a morning person. So I had to adjust my precious sleep schedule, which meant missing NBA playoff games which started at 9 pm EST (which is ridiculous, those poor saps on the west coast can watch a tape…

Ep. 10 Hot and Messy…Sex, er, Success (Don’t Ask, Just Listen) w/ Laura Host

Laura Host is a passionate entrepreneur who is focused on building her online empire by helping many other entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. Laura has failed her way to success.¬†She is not afraid to take chances and she is certainly not afraid to work hard. Although Laura has a bachelors degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing…