The Best Ever You Show
Summary: Welcome to The Best Ever You Show live on Blogtalkradio! Host Elizabeth Hamilton Guarino & guests are on a mission to raise awareness - to inspire you to embrace the inner love, gifts, and talents that create the essence of who you really are - and to challenge you to share this uniqueness with the world. Best Ever You is a safe place to discover, or re-discover your authentic, best self - to create a vision and practice that vision, to really live - where each moment in your life matters. Our goal is assist you to connect with your true self, to others around you, and to the world as a whole, in peace - for peace.Your highest-best-self and best-life mean making a commitment to yourself to become healthy in all ways - mentally, physically, spiritually, financially and emotionally. Today, Best Ever You is a leading multi-media provider of lifestyle and self-help content. We are dedicated to helping YOU and all people across the globe live life to the fullest by being their best. We provide unique content, creative insight and tools you can use in your everyday life. Our network is a community of people making a difference. We are all dedicated to helping you be your best and create and live your best life.
Annika is the greatest female golfer of our generation, and often regarded as the best of all-time. During her 15 year, Hall-of-Fame career, she rewrote the LPGA and Ladies European Tour record books, won countless awards, and changed the way women’s golf was played, viewed and covered. She amassed 89 worldwide victories, including 72 on the LPGA and 10 Major Championships. Annika holds a record number of Rolex Player of the Year awards (eight) and Vare Trophies for the lowest scoring average in a season (six). As the only female to break 60 in an official event, she has been nicknamed “Ms. 59.” Perhaps most notably, Annika received worldwide media attention when she became the first woman to play in a PGA TOUR event since 1945, joining the men at the 2003 Colonial Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Annika was the first female to cross the $20 million mark for LPGA career earnings. Her $22 million-plus still tops the All Time Money List despite not competing since the 2008 season. Annika was the recipient of the Patty Berg award in 2003 for her contributions to women’s golf. She was the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year from 2003-2005, and the Golf Writers Association of America Female Athlete of the Year in 1995, 1997 and from 2000-2005. She has represented Europe as a player in eight Solheim Cups, as a vice-captain three times and Captained the European team in 2017. Annika stepped away from professional golf after the 2008 season to focus on her family and the ANNIKA brand of businesses. The ANNIKA Collection of high-end women’s golf apparel embodies the spirit of Annika. It combines cutting-edge technology with ingenious details for stylish performance pieces perfect for enjoying a beautiful day on the greens. Annika also appears at times as an Analyst for NBC Golf’s broadcast of LPGA Major Championships.
Peter has always been fascinated by the concepts of personal image and individual marketing. He began to develop his core principles of Personal Branding in the early 1990's, and in 1997 he opened his own personal marketing firm. Since that time, he has authored three best-selling books on Personal Branding, created his own branding magazine, launched two highly successful businesses, consulted for some of the nation's top Financial Professionals, hosted hundreds of marketing workshops and seminars, and logged over one million flight miles doing so. Peter is passionate about the success of his clients. He continually seeks to provide new ways for his clients to increase and improve their businesses. To this end, in 2009 he introduced the ultimate relationship marketing tool, “MarketingPro,” which is revolutionizing the way professionals automate their marketing. Just one more way Peter is working to transform the way we do business. Visit Uplifterscommunity.org and marketing.pro
Lauren Galley, 23, is an award winning teen mentor, TEDx Speaker, Amazon Best Selling Author, a recognized Changemaker by The White House for the State of Women Summit, UN Youth Delegate, a college graduate student and President of Girls Above Society, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering tween and teen girls to be confident while maintaining positive morals and values as they navigate the tough pressures of today’s media driven society. Lauren has been featured on media outlets such as Fox News, Teen Vogue, BuzzFeed, Girl Scouts, The Best Ever You Network and Women You Should Know. Her writing and work has appeared in numerous publications throughout the U.S. such as Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, CNN, Dove and Buzzfeed, covering the issues and pressures young teens are facing in today’s society. Lauren received the annual "SPIRIT" Award from the Susan L. Curtis Foundation for her direct impact of empowerment on the girls of Camp Susan Curtis. Lauren’s GIRL TALK Curriculum has taken off with great success this past year and is now in 4 states. She created GIRL TALK 1 for elementary age girls and shortly after created GIRL TALK 2 for middle school girls. ?Lauren lives in Texas where she attends Sam Houston State University pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She is a proud Alpha Delta Pi Alumna. Scholastic honors include Student Excellence Award for Service, Rising Leader of Alpha Delta Pi and Deans List 2015-2017. Visit http://www.girlsabovesociety.org/
Jim Beach was born to two deaf parents. He learned American Sign Language before he could speak. Because of this, he struggled with the ability to communicate with the hearing world. He was incorrectly labeled as having a severe learning disability by his elementary school officials. It was not until Jim met someone at the age of 20 that he was able to improve his English and communication skills dramatically. Soon, he entered into the medical field, eventually moving on to business and sales. With over 20 years of sales experience, Jim has been the top sales person of several companies and believes that personal development helped him find success. Today he coaches, trains, and is a guest speaker for a variety of organizations on the topic of personal development. He is also the author of the book, "The Nickname That Didn't Stick". Facebook.com/JimIsRelentless Twitter.com/JimIsRelentless Instagram.com/MrRelentless10X
J.P. Pyne was named head coach of the Clark University baseball program on July 7, 2015 and returns for his third season in the Cougar dugout in the 2018 season. In his first season with the Scarlet and White, Pyne guided the program to the most wins in school history (18) and were within one game of their first postseason berth since 2010. Pyned continue to lead the Cougars in an upward direction with 26 wins in 2017 and a berth in the NEWMAC tournament for the first time since 2010. Along with the school record for wins, the program set school high water marks in runs scored (252), hits (396), doubles (77), highest field percentage (.967), stolen bases (83) and total bases (573) in Pyne's first campaign. In addition to Pyne's coaching responsibilities, Pyne serves as the manager of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) Worcester Bravehearts. The FCBL is made up of elite level collegiate student-athletes from all over the country playing baseball in a minor-league style format in a season that runs from mid-June to mid August. Pyne came to Clark after a two year stint at the University of Maine. During his two seasons in Orono, Pyne helped the Black Bears to consecutive 24-win seasons and a pair of berths in the America East Tournament. In 2015, Pyne served as the pitching coach, where he developed freshman starting pitcher Justin Courtney into a second-team All-America East selection and unanimous all-rookie team honoree. Pyne serves as the manager of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) Worcester Bravehearts. The FCBL is made up of elite level collegiate student-athletes from all over the country playing baseball in a minor-league style format. Pyne came to Clark after a two year stint at the University of Maine. Pyne, a native of Milford, resides on the west side of Worcester with his wife, Sarah, their daughter Rosalie.
Dr. Machnik began his soccer-playing career at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, where he was an All-American goalkeeper in 1962. He later served as graduate assistant coach at LIU (1964-1965) and was named head coach for the 1966 season at age 23, leading his team to the NCAA Championship final. In 1969, Dr. Machnik moved to the University of New Haven (UNH) and began a 30-year affiliation with UNH serving as men’s soccer and ice hockey coach, Director of Athletics, and later as women’s soccer coach, while also serving as Assistant Professor in the School of Business, Department of Sport Management. Dr. Machnik received a Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1973. Dr. Machnik has been named to the Long Island University and University of New Haven’s Athletic Halls of Fame and to the Connecticut and New England Soccer Halls of Fame, as well as the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta through NISOA. In addition, he was named to the list of “Distinguished Alumni” by Long Island University. Dr. Machnik was hired by Major League Soccer in 1996 as Vice President of Game Operations and served as Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner for On-Field Competition for MLS and Director of Officiating Services for Soccer United Marketing (SUM), its parent company. Dr. Machnik was a regular member of US Soccer Coaching School’s staff and annual presenter at NSCAA Conventions. In the Major Indoor Soccer League he was appointed Referee-in-Chief, a position he served for five years and officiated hundreds of indoor games. Dr. Machnik resides in South Carolina with wife Barbara, their two daughters, Colette and Janine, and their families. Dr. Machnik enjoys fishing, auto racing, playing with his grandchildren Olivia and Ryder, and figuring out the complexities of his sport, which has been called the world’s most simple game.
Please welcome Win Charles to Best Ever You. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Win Charles has defied the odds by becoming an author. Her memoir I, Win is an amazing story of how she remembers her life through the years of having a condition called “CP”. As a competitor in the Kona IronMan Triathlon, CEO of her own jewelry design company, and motivational speaker, Win Charles truly is an inspiration to many. Today Win Charles tours the country, speaking to schools and institutions to raise awareness about cerebral palsy and living a full life no matter what holds you back. She is also an advocate of veterans across the world. Show your support: Sign up for Win’s newsletter to stay updated on new releases and appearances. Or find her here: Twitter Win’s custom jewelry and art
Corey Poirier is a multiple-time TEDx, MoMondays and PMx, Speaker. He is also the host of the top rated ‘Conversations with PASSION’ Radio Show, founder of The Speaking Program, and he has been featured in multiple television specials. A columnist with Entrepreneur and Forbes, he has featured in/on CBS, CTV, NBC, ABC, and is one of the few leaders featured twice on the popular Entrepreneur on Fire show. He has also interviewed over 4,000 of the world’s top leaders. One of his most recent talks took him to New York City where he had the extreme pleasure of speaking to At-Risk Youth at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Boys & Girls Club. A father to his young son Sebastian, boyfriend to Shelley and a father to 3 fur-babies, Corey is also a practicing Yogi and Rock Recording of the Year Nominee. Corey's new book: The book of WHY (and HOW) was written with the intention of helping people uncover their core purpose and at the same time, discover how to use it to create meaning in their personal and/or professional life. It has already been compared to The Secret and The Celestine Prophecy in terms of potential impact, and it's story based style, and exercise component make it a book you can not just read, but also use to help design the life you've been searching for. Visit CoreyPoirier.com
Aaron Izaryk is the head coach of Bridgton Academy Baseball and the General Manager of the Sanford Mainers. Aaron Izaryk came on as the Head Coach of Bridgton Academy baseball in 2010. Since then he has transformed Bridgton into the premiere prep baseball program in New England. With two NECBA Championships, six playoff appearances, and countless players placed in top-level collegiate baseball programs, Izaryk has changed the culture of baseball at Bridgton Academy. His efforts were also instrumental in the construction of our new, Division I-level baseball complex on the Bridgton Academy campus. In addition to his duties as Head Baseball Coach, Izaryk also the Academy’s Director of Athletics and Athletic Recruitment, where he oversees the overall vision and programming of all athletic teams. Previous to that, he was Director of College Counseling, where he guided many of our young men through the college selection process, as well as helping to clear the sometimes murky waters of the NCAA Clearinghouse. Outside of the Academy, Izaryk has been the Manager of the NECBL’s Sanford Mainers for seven summers, notching seven playoff appearances, 150 wins, a trip to the NECBL finals in 2014 and the 2015 Joel Cooney NECBL Manager of the Year award. Throughout his time at Bridgton Academy and the Mainers, over 50 of Izaryk’s players have been selected in the Major League Draft. Izaryk lives on the Bridgton Academy campus with his wife, Jamie, son, Parker and their two dogs. He is a devout Toronto Maple Leafs devotee, so be gentle if you ever have the chance to meet him.
Kate Bowler is an assistant professor at Duke Divinity School. A graduate of Yale Divinity School and Duke University, Bowler is the author of Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and son. Kate's book, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel (Oxford University Press, 2013), received widespread media attention as the first history of the movement based on divine promises of health, wealth, and happiness. Kate has researched and traveled Canada and the United States interviewing megachurch leaders and everyday believers about how they make spiritual meaning of the good or bad in their lives. Her work on the prosperity gospel has been featured in the New York Times, The New Republic, The Guardian, TIME Magazine, The Atlantic, The Economist, The Washington Post, NPR,and the BBC and now Best Ever You. In 2015, she was unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at age 35. My memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved (Random House, 2018), tells the story of her struggle to understand the personal and intellectual dimensions of the American belief that all tragedies are tests of character. Visit KateBowler.com
Award-winning actress Brianna Brown knows what it takes to be successful. If you work smart, center yourself and have grit, you will go places, and Brianna is living proof. On the small screen, Brianna has appeared in more than 30 different television shows, exhibiting her range in both comedy and drama. She is most often recognized for her work opposite Claire Danes on the Emmy-award winning series Homeland on Showtime, as the “love to hate” villain Dr. Lisa Niles on ABC’s Emmy-award winning General Hospital, as a series regular on Marc Cherry’s dramedy Devious Maids, and most recently she has reprised the crazy Claudia Blaisdel on CW’s Dynasty. As Founder and CEO, Brianna spends much of her free time focused on her biggest passion project which is her nonprofit The New Hollywood, which is dedicated to supporting socially conscious storytellers and changemakers. TNH is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in 2006 and intends to inspire everyone to Rise Higher, Shine Brighter and Give Back! In 2018 Brianna Brown released to the public her much anticipated guidebook, Manifesting Your Mission. This book has been internally beta-tested for over five years within Brianna’s non-profit to help members Rise Higher, Shine Brighter & Give Back! The simple systems and tools presented within this book are simple, effective and make goal setting fun and inspiring!
Jamy Bechler is a professional speaker, author, podcast host and John Maxwell certified leadership coach. He has worked with teams ranging from the NBA to major corporations. Before going into full-time leadership work, Jamy served for 20 years as a college basketball coach, professor, and administrator Jamy Bechler is a professional speaker, author, podcast host and John Maxwell certified leadership coach. His 2014 basketball team earned the national "Champions of Character" award and he left his previous school as the all-time winningest coach in program history. Jamy is the author of "The Leadership Playbook: Become Your Team's Most Valuable Leader". Jamy is also the host of the "Success Is A Choice" podcast, in which he interviews successful people from a variety of industries. Jamy, his wife Tabitha and son Jaylen reside in the Akron, Ohio area. You can follow him on twitter @CoachBechler or visit his website www.JamyBechler.com. Jamy's complete bio can be found at https://jamybechler.com/jamybechlerbio
Michal Nachmany (b. Jerusalem, 1958), is a self-taught artist and educator. She began exhibiting her work in September 2015 in New York City, and since then has exhibited at community centers and galleries across New York City and the tristate area. Her inaugural international show opened in November 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Nachmany exhibit catalogues can be reviewed on https://www.michalnachmanyart.com/exhibitions By collaborating with community centers to exhibit her work, and drawing upon her experience as both an artist and educator, Nachmany’s art acts as a bridge which connects past and present and viewers with one another. In 2017 Columbia University commissioned Nachmany to create new works for the university’s Faculty House. Living Monuments series of ten artworks celebrates the inauguration of Columbia University’s new Manhattanville Urban Campus, while paying a tribute to the existing Morningside Heights Campus and to Manhattan’s Riverside Park landmarks and history. https://www.michalnachmanyart.com/columbia-university-faculty-house
In addition to being a nationally syndicated radio host, award-winning speaker, author, and educator, Dr. Hamilton is a thought leader in the fields of leadership, sales, marketing, management, engagement, personality, and motivation. To help improve relationships in the workplace—and performance as a result—Dr. Hamilton draws on her decades of work experience in software, computers, corporate training, pharmaceuticals, real estate, mortgage lending, social media, education, and publishing. A sought-after expert in emotional intelligence, Dr. Hamilton’s research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals. She is also the author of three books sold worldwide: The Online Student’s User Manual, How to Reinvent Your Career, and It’s Not You, It’s Your Personality. Her book regarding personalities was required reading at an Arizona-based university, where she was also nominated for an honorary doctorate in addition to her traditionally-obtained Ph.D. in Business Management. http://drdianehamilton.com
Dave joined Ultimus in 2013. As Director of Client Strategies, Dave's primary responsibilities include managing the series trust product line, providing expert assistance to investment managers considering starting a fund, and serving as senior relationship manager for certain clients. Dave has been in the financial services industry since 1981, and has almost twenty years of fund and asset management experience. Dave has been Chief Compliance Officer for mutual fund families, registered investment advisers, and an ETF trust. He also served as Chief Operations Officer for a mutual fund family, and previously had senior management responsibility for fund and adviser marketing, fund wholesaling, transfer agency, shareholder servicing and adviser compliance. Earlier in his career Dave was a corporate IT audit manager, and managed holding company-level credit quality reporting. Dave co-founded and served as president of Advancing Fund Governance, a forum for fund trustees and senior officers. He is also a former trustee and secretary of the Greater Cincinnati Mutual Funds Association, and former trustee and board president of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival. Dave enjoys running, biking and critiquing cooking shows with his wife, daughter and adult sons, and reading history and biographies. He is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Visit http://www.ultimusfundsolutions.com