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  • 00:56

    Episode 130 - Norm Schriever (for realsies this time)

    in Self Help

    Norm! So here we go again. One of the main problems with international guests (especially the ones calling in from the rurals of Southeast Asia) is the internet connection. So this time, we pre-recorded just to make sure nothing gets dropped. Check out our convo with Norm, and enjoy a fresh perspective on the world around you!

  • 01:00

    Sell Your Books! Marketing With Norm Schriever

    in Lifestyle

    My good friend Norm Schriever has been on this show a couple of times before on his awesome books on giving up a 'normal life' and trading it all in for life in other countries. Now, he's written a book that shares his secret sauce for getting some prime time media action that can help all authors, across all genres, really get the attention their books need. Norm has scored some pretty major media in very creative ways. Tune in and find out more about how you to can follow his lead and make the most out of what you do best: write and meet your readers.

  • 01:01

    Episode 85: Norm Schriever (Again!)

    in Writing

    Join us as we interview author Norm Schriever, again! Norm is a PKA favorite and he has a new book out: South of Normal. 

  • 01:01

    Episode 66: Norm Schriever

    in Writing

    Join Jerry and Jackie as they finally get a much-wanted in-person interview with show regular Norm Schriever. 
    Norm Schriever is a humorist, cultural mad scientist, enemy of the comfort zone and author of "Pushups in the Prayer Room," a wild, irreverent account of a year spent backpacking around the world. He grew up in Connecticut and graduated from the University of Connecticut, where he was never accused of over-studying, and went on to live in North Carolina, Colorado and most recently in Northern California.  Dissatisfied with a conventional existence, Norm sold or donated all of his possessions and moved down to Costa Rica in 2011 to pursue his passion of writing. His first book was written in the sleepy surf town of Tamarindo with the help of his secret weapons: fresh ocean air and Baileys in his morning coffee. He now resides in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua where he is writing his next book, 'Get Happy,' a memoir about life as an ex pat, and writing for the Huffington Post. He sees his words as a way to illuminate the commonalities of human existence, and thereby hopes to leave this planet a little better than how he found it.

  • 01:00

    Episode 32: Norm Schriever

    in Writing

    We'll be talking to Norm Schriever, author of "Pushups In the Prayer Room."  We'll be talking to Norm about the book and what it's like to literally walk away from it all and travel around the world.  To learn more about Norm and get your copy of the book, check out http://www.normschriever.com.  See you Wednesday!

  • 01:01

    Episode 96: Norm Schriever (Yet Again)

    in Writing

    Join us as we sit down for an in-person conversation with author Norm Schriever. 
    You're probably wondering "why is Norm appearing on the show AGAIN??" (He was just here in May). Well, for one, it's our show, we book who we want to. But really, Norm is a PKA favorite and in addition to his new book out: South of Normal, he told us he was going to be in Sacramento one last time be

  • 00:58

    Episode 46: Norm Schriever Again

    in Writing

    We love interviewing guests on the Powder Keg of Awesome. A few months ago, we had Norm Schriever, badass author of "Pushups in the Prayer Room" on the show. We enjoyed it so much we are having him back on the show, because Norm doesn't sit around waiting for permission, Norm makes shit go! Norm will be coming to us live via Skype from his current pad in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, where he is writing his next book. He's going to tell us all about it!

  • 00:45

    Speaking Frankly with Norm Hummel

    in Science

    Frankly speaking this week with Dr. Norm Hummel, owner of Hummel and Co. Turfgrass and Soil Consulting, about the keys to firm putting surfaces, topdressing with fine sand over coarse sand, and how to select a soil testing lab. Expect some technical information as we explore the soil engineering principles at work under the modern putting surface.

  • 01:06

    Attorney Norm Blumenthal, Craig Kielburger, Don Hutson, Wesley Wood

    in Business

    Norm Blumenthal attorney for workers and consumers. Selected as the one of the Top Attorneys in Southern California. Regular contributor on Money For Lunch


    Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and captivating speaker, inspiring millions to improve their communities and the world through daily actions.Craig, along with his brother Marc, is the co-founder of the world’s leading platform for social change: Free The Children, an international charity, Me to We, an innovative social enterprise, and We Day, a signature youth empowerment event 


    Don Hutson, CPAE, CSP, is in the business of making people believe they can do better – and he gives them the skills to do it. For over 30 years, as a dynamic business speaker, he has energized his audiences into action. Throughout the business world, Don Hutson is known as one who delivers real solutions for business professionals. He is successfully worked his way through the University of Memphis, graduating with a degree in Sales. After becoming the #1 salesperson in a national training organization, he established his own training firm and shortly thereafter was in demand as a professional speaker


    Wesley Wood is the founder, president and CEO of Wood Financial Group, LLC, a local, independent financial services company located in Hendersonville, TN. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, Wesley received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He holds series 6, 7, 63 & 65 licenses and is licensed in multiple states

  • 01:02

    Bert Martinez joined by Norm Blumenthal, Mimi Donaldson, Jeff DeGraff

    in Business

    Norm Blumenthal attorney for workers and consumers. The Latest News on Minimum Wage. Selected as the one of the Top Attorneys in Southern California. Regular contributor on Money For Lunch.


    Mimi Donaldson motivational speaker, humorist. author and unabashed football fan she speaks, people listen. She has taught leadership, team building, and managing people across North America and to audiences throughout Europe. Mimi has spoken at company events for many of the Fortune 500, and she has taught leadership at Harvard University. She has a Masters Degree from Columbia University and was a staff Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney Company, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International. She now brings her communications expertise to the public with her new football metaphor, Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life


    Jeff DeGraff Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has consulted with hundreds of the world’s most prominent firms and has developed a broad array of widely used creativity and innovation methodologies and tools. Jeff got his nickname, the Dean of Innovation, while he was a member of the executive team at Domino’s Pizza when it was one of the fastest growing businesses in the world in the 1980’s. He is launching his CPI program  (Certified Professional Innovator) program, which is launching at U of Michigan


     

  • 01:52

    The Big Perm Show #54 - Norm Kelly & Nick Porter

    in Entertainment

    Join us this Sunday night at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST !!

    At 8:20 p.m. CST we'll talk with recurring guest and Peoria Historian, Norm Kelly !! With Peoria soon celebrating it's 180th birthday, Norm will join us to talk about what Peoria was like in 1835 as well as the Civil War.

    Then at 9:00 p.m. we'll catch up with another former guest and MMA fighter, Nick Porter. Nick joined us on our very first episode and will join us again Sunday night to talk about his upcoming fight. Nick throws it down once again April 11th at Central Illinois Throwdown 18 !!

    Who knows what else we may get into !! Random acts of chaos are guaranteed !!