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September 21, 2022

Stratospheric Success: Be a Go-Giver - The Bob Burg Interview

There is an old saying, it is better to give than to receive. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, is Bob Burg, coauthor of The Go-Giver, a Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek Bestseller, that has sold over a million copies...

September 14, 2022

Wealthy Retirement - The Douglas Woods Interview

Douglas J. Woods Sr. has been providing life insurance & Tax-advantaged retirement solutions to clients in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and 8 other additional states. He believes that putting his clients first and maintaini...

September 07, 2022

Expedition Everest / Climb For The Cure - The Matthew Scarfo Interview

The birth of your child, this day is field with so much joy as you imagine all the hopes and dreams of your baby boy or girl. Now fast forward a few years as something seems off, your child isn't developing accordingly and th...

August 31, 2022

Bipolar Warrior - The General Gregg F. Martin Interview

War isn’t uncommon for a two-star General in the US Army, but when the war is mental illness, the rules of engagement are different. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Gregg Martin is a retired US Army General who suffers ...

August 24, 2022

Become The Athlete You Were - The Javen Palmer Interview

Remember when you were an athlete, how you looked, how you felt and the confidence that came along with it. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Javen Palmer was a former world class athlete with the Crystal Palace football ...

August 17, 2022

Reinvention Architect - The Craig Stanland Interview

Imagine getting to work and you get a call from the FBI to return home immediately as they have a warrant for your arrest. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Craig Stanland, lived this experience. In 2012, Craig Stanland m...

August 10, 2022

Living Longer, Kicking Ass - The Bill Vogel Interview

Did you know that you can lose up to 8% of your muscle mass per decade starting in your 30s. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Bill Vogel joins us to discuss living longer and still kicking ass while we age. After experie...

August 03, 2022

Be Great Where You Are - The Ed Hennings Interview

Imagine if the choices you made had you facing a potential life sentence in prison. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Ed Hennings, was sentenced to a 40-year prison sentence. After serving 20 years, he took his experience...

July 27, 2022

Your Leadership Legacy - The Oakland McCulloch Interview

Today’s leaders have a responsibility to inspire the leaders of tomorrow. On this episode of The Bear Essentials, we are joined by retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel Oak McCulloch who has lived his life by this motto. Throug...

July 20, 2022

Feeling The Heat, Risking Stability For BBQ - The Greg Fischer Interview

Imagine leaving your stable corporate career to start a BBQ brand during a pandemic. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, former USMC combat veteran, Greg Fischer, did just that. Greg shares his experience from the military ...

July 13, 2022

You Are Enough - The Eric Brooker Interview

Imagine your child walks out of your life for reasons out of your control. Would you feel shame, maybe guilt or just be emotionally broken. Eric Brooker lived with that shame until he had a realization, “I AM ENOUGH”. In this...

July 07, 2022

Fraud and Integrity - The Chris Bentley Interview

Would you have the guts to admit fraud? On the 9th of April 2021, the chief of Bellatorum Resources, a Texas-based energy fund, wrote an email to his stakeholders, admitting to having squandered millions of their dollars. Chr...

June 29, 2022

The Body Transformation Coach - Mark Bryce

At a young age his parents divorced, and as a way of coping, he watched his mother turn to food abuse. Watching what his mother was going through, he had a decision to make, live in this environment and develop the same self-...

June 22, 2022

School Of Grit - The Brad Ritter Interview

In this episode I speak with Brad Ritter who started School of Grit after he graduated from SEALFit’s infamous Kokoro Camp, which is renowned as the world’s toughest civilian training. After graduation he wanted to find a way...

June 19, 2022

Morning Coffee With The Bear - Are You A Good Father (Ep:42)

"Morning Coffee With The Bear" is a way for "The Bear Essentials" host Charles Wallace to connect more directly with the audience and will premiere weekly on Sunday mornings at 7:00 AM EST. These episodes will have an audienc...

June 12, 2022

Morning Coffee With The Bear - How To Live A Long And Healthy Life (Ep:41)

"Morning Coffee With The Bear" is a way for "The Bear Essentials" host Charles Wallace to connect more directly with the audience and will premiere weekly on Sunday mornings at 7:00 AM EST. These episodes will have an audienc...

June 03, 2022

Season To Save A Life, Including His Own - The Ian Hill Interview (Ep:40)

In this episode, I speak with Ian Hill. Humanitarian. Business Leader. Award- Winning Social Innovator. Professional Development Pioneer. World Record Breaker. These are some of the words often used when referring to Ian Hill...

May 26, 2022

P90X Factor - Fitness and Beyond: The Tony Horton Interview

Tony Horton is the wildly popular creator of the best-selling fitness series: P90X®, P90X2®, P90X3®, and Ten Minute Trainer®, and most recently his 22-Minute military inspired workout, 22 Minute Hard Corps®. Tony is a world-c...

May 19, 2022

Man Down / No Limits - The Mark Ormrod Interview (Ep:38)

In this episode I speak with former British Royal Marine commando and triple amputee Mark Ormrod. We discuss his time in the military including the incident in Afghanistan that left him a triple amputee. We also speak about his book, Man Down, the upcoming movie based on his book and his participation in the Invictus Games. Mark is an extremely inspirational individual who is using his story and life experiences to help motivate others.

May 15, 2022

Expedition Everest: Climb For The Cure - The Matt Scarfo Interview (Ep:37)

In this episode, I interview fitness expert, human movement specialist and adventure athlete, Matt Scarfo about his journey to base camp at Mount Everest. This expedition was fueled by love, rage and desperation and was an a...

April 22, 2022

Find Your Why (Ep:36)

In this episode I speak about the importance of finding your "WHY".

April 21, 2022

The Mental Wellness Diet - The Justin Bethoney Interview (Ep:35)

In this episode, I speak with author of "The Mental Wellness Diet", Justin Bethoney. His journey to becoming a healing professional began prior to entering nurse practitioner school. He didn't realize it at the time, but his ...

April 08, 2022

Get Out Of Your Head - The Brian Sachetta Interview (Ep:34)

In this episode I speak with Brian Sachetta, author of the "Get Out of Your Head" book series, a collection of personal development works focused on helping readers overcome various forms of mental illness. The first entry in...

April 07, 2022

Regain Your Edge - The Logan Henry Interview (Ep:33)

In this episode I speak with Logan Henry, a husband, family man, food lover, author and high-performance fanatic. After many years of poor health choices started taking their toll on him, he decided to make a massive change a...