Living the Dream with Curveball show

Living the Dream with Curveball

Summary: On the living the dream with curveball podcast I interview guests that teach, motivate, and inspire others. On every episode I interview ordinary people telling extordinary stories about how they contribute to the world to try and make life better for others. I interview a wide range of indivisuals such as authors, singers, actors, athletes, coaches, Etc. When you listen to living the dream with curveball prepare to be motivated and inspired to stop at nothing to achieve your dreams.


 living the dream with American small business league founder and president Lloyd Chapman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2238

Lloyd Chapman is the President and founder of the American Small Business League (ASBL)For over 30 years, Mr. Chapman has fought the rampant fraud and abuse in federal small business contracting programs. He is hailed as the nation's most vocal opponent of the federal governments policy, which involves fabricating compliance of the 23% small business contracting goal.Mr. Chapman has won 110 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) legal battles, which is more than anyone in the history of the US with institutions like the Pentagon, Department of Justice (DOJ) and more. Mr. Chapman has been the recipient of the James Madison Freedom of Information Award. Mr. Chapman has been a guest of many major news programs to voice his educated opinion on the current president's work with supporting small businesses and his legal battles. Lloyd can be found on the web at www.lloydchapman.comTopics I Can Discuss:

 living the dream with award winning urban fantasy and paranormal author melissa sercia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1152

Melissa Sercia is an award winning Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance author with a passion for philosophy, mythology, and all things supernatural.She is the author of the Blood and Darkness and Beautiful Dark Beasts series’.Melissa lives in California with her man and her cat. When she’s not building dark fantasy worlds and slaying demons, you can find her in the kitchen cooking with a glass of wine in her hand. You can also find her on the web at

 living the dream with artist, author, and founder of phenomenally autistic Ayanna Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1000

On todays show I am joined by author and founder of phenomenally autistic Ayanna davis. Being autistic herself Ayanna discusses how she feels black women do not get the treatment she feels they deserve from the medical community. She also discusses diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry. Ayanna also talks about being a former choreographer who has trained over 100 students and what it was like to have her work seen on platforms such as BET, ABC family, Maury Povich Show, and The Apollo Theater. Ayanna faces daily challenges with autism as well as several chronic illnesses, but she has not let that prevent her from living a phenomenal life by giving back to the world.

 living the dream with autistic business owner, podcaster, and speaker Sam Mitchell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1285

Sam Mitchell, a teenager living with autism, brings you Autism Rocks and Rolls. Although Sam has had obstacles in the past and still has daily struggles, he is using this platform to take away the stigma off of autism and other conditions that many think are disabilities. He often brings guests into the conversation, whether it be family members, friends, celebrities or others involved in the world of autism. He wants to prove that he is not broken and does not need to be fixed. Sam has a lot of fun along the way and really loves to entertain his audience. Listen to this podcast and go into the mind of Sam. Also visit Sam on the web at

 living the dream with financial advisor and podcast host Kye Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1502

In this episode I am joined by Kye Harris. Kye is a Financial Adviser, Business Owner and Host of ‘It’s More than Money’ Podcast.Kye is real, honest and passionate about helping to understand that a humans worth is not what they have in the bank or the possessions they own, but what is inside of them. When people know what they value most, Kye believes that creating a plan for financial success becomes a much simpler and more effective process. With money having such an emotional charge around it, we’ve all obsessed over it, worried about it and consumed our lives with trying to earn or create more of it, Kye wants to show people what they are actually capable of, and how their money could work for them. He shows them there is no need to worry about their finances now or for the future they want to see for themselves.A staunch advocate for defining and measuring success in our own terms, Kye speaks about the need to use our money in ways that are meaningful to each of us, rather than following outdated philosophies or opinions on what should be done with our money to live a successful life.

 living the dream with best-selling author and award-winning film producer David Matthew Barnes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1798

David-Matthew Barnes is the bestselling author of fifteen novels, three collections of poetry, seven short stories, and more than sixty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in twelve countries. He writes in multiple genres, primarily young adult, romance, thriller, and horror. His literary work has appeared in over one hundred publications including The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women's Stage Monologues, The Best Men's Stage Monologues, The Best 10-Minute Plays, 105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance, and several collections in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. He graduated with honors from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English. He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. He is a graduate of the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. To date, he has written five produced screenplays, including the award-winning Dutch film Wagon. In addition to his career as a writer, David-Matthew has earned more than two decades of professional experience in marketing and communications, primarily as a director and as a senior-level copywriter. He has created original and impactful marketing materials for many high-profile clients including Jaguar, Land Rover, Motorola, and Porsche. Currently, he is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado, where he was honored with a Diversity and Inclusion Service Award.Born in Torrance, California, David-Matthew is the eldest son of Sam Barnes, Jr., a former police officer originally from Jonesboro, Louisiana, and Nancy Nickle, the former owner of a hip-hop record label originally from Los Angeles. He has four younger brothers. He is the eldest grandson of the late Clifford Nickle, who was a prominent business owner in the Redondo Beach area of California. David-Matthew has considerable family history in Canada, as his relatives are the founders of the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary. Entertainers have been prominent in David-Matthew's family for many generations. His great-aunt was actress Ann Paige, who appeared in the films China Doll and The Young Lions with co-stars Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, Dean Martin, and Hope Lange. You can check out David Matthew Barnes work at

 living the dream with fantasy fiction creator and audio designer Shane Salk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3386

Shane Salk is an Owner/Partner in Shane Salk Productions and is an Award-winning Audio Drama Creator Producer and Sound Designer. Shane's projects now have over 200 Million impressions spanning more than 150 countries around the world.Having graduated from Chapman University with a BFA, acting has always been Shane's first love, something he was able to incorporate into his productions. Having grown up listening to old-time audio, Shane has a unique perspective on updating the medium and learning from the past. As his inaugural production, he is a creator of the show "We're Alive - A Zombie Story of Survival," which was launched in 2009.Shane moved from New York to Los Angeles to open a recording studio, for the initial purpose of being able to sustain a living as he produced his new project, "Carcerem." "Carcerem" is a female-led series starring Dana Powers, produced and created by Shane Salk and William Holmes. This production took over 3 years to develop and to complete the first season. With a style between Lord of the Rings and Princess Bride, this action-packed show features Sword fighting, epic battles, monsters magic, and much more. Containing over 120 Characters along with a completely original score, this project was not for the faint of heart. In March of 2020, while still in the middle of production, the pandemic hit so Shane and the team had to navigate through the world of safety protocols to ensure the health of his team and talent all while staying on schedule during production and keeping the studio doors open for business.The entertainment industry is always changing so being able to pivot his passion into a successful business while developing a new project in the middle of a global pandemic, was a feat in itself.Some of the actors that Shane has worked with are:Jane Lynch Emmy winnerCameron Crowe Oscar winnerPiper Laurie Three-time Oscar nomineeMichael Emerson Two-time Emmy winnerNeil FlynnMaurice LaMarche Two-time Emmy winnerRob Paulson Emmy winnerBob Bergen Two-time Emmy nomineeGrey DeLisle-GriffinRichard Horvitz. You can check out all that Shane is doing on the web at at

 living the dream with former 1990 playboy cover girl Deborah Driggs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2099

From her start as a Playboy Centerfold and Covergirl to her life as a Screen Actors' Guild member and then Top Rated Insurance professional, Deborah Driggs has had to clear many hurdles in life to make these things happen. And while it may seem like Deborah's success came easy to her, nothing could be further from the truth. Rather, she has overcome a number of challenges in her life to get where she is today but what IS true and part of her character, is her willingness to take risks, maintain a positive attitude, and never take "No" for an answer. Check out her website at

 living the dream with professional runner and coach Colin Turner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1976

Today I am joined by professional runner and coach Colin Turner. Collin opens up about how he had to reinvent himself as a runner due to injuries, pain, and not being able to run more than five miles in his 30's. Colin talks about how he reinvented him self as a top runner and how he will run in the Boston marathon this October. If you want to take Colins running course so you can learn how to get stronger, faster, and more durable for life you can sign up at

 living the dream with business man Jeff Morrill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1302

In todays episode I am joined by business man Jeff Morrill. We discuss how him and his brother run multy million dollar businesses ethically. Join me as Jeff talks about doing the right thing and discusses his business ethics. Visit Jeff on the web at or

 living the dream with author and missionary Matthew Karchner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2021

In todays episode I am joined by missionary Matthew Karchner. Matt discusses how he went from being a member of the gay community living a gay lifestyle to giving his life to Christ for the second time. Matt also discusses his book series as well as the missionary work him and his wife are doing in Cambodia. Check out Matthews website at

 Living the dream with relentless keynote speaker and talk show host Steve A Klein | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1337

Steve A Klein RELENTLESS Keynote Speaker on Leadership, Sales & Performance, Talk Show Host. Steve Klein is a globally recognized keynote speaker who focuses on cultivating relentless attitudes and results-driven action in organizations around the world. With a powerful stage presence and commanding delivery inspired by his time in radio and television, Klein draws on over 40 years of experience helping businesses of all sizes manage change and transform their cultures from the inside-out. Visit Steve on the web at

 living the dream with fitness professional and best selling author Bo Skitsko | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 971

Today I am joined by fitness professional and best selling author Bo Skitsko. We discuss how him and his family immigrated to the United States from Ukraine to provide them with a better life. Bo talks about how he went from learning english from scratch to opening a successfull fitness company. He also discusses what the phrase stay soar means to him. Bo also discusses the creation of his new supplement product line that you can check out at

 living the dream with divorce lawyer, empowerment trainer, and author Sonia Frontera | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1168

Today I am joined by divorce lawyer, empowerment trainer, and author Sonia Frontera. We discuss her experience with a psychologically abusive marriage, and we also discuss how to spot the signs of an psychologically abusive relationship. Sonia also gives out a website to help those who may be in an abusive situation. Visit Sonia on the web at

 living the dream with radio personality turned author Kid Curry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2283

In this episode I am joined by radio personality turned author Kid Curry. Kid discusses how he went from running the most listened to station in Miami to being forced in to retirement due to a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Kid Curry discusses the tests that are performed during the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, and he also gives some tips for those suffering with the disease. Kid also talks about how his radio career began and how his bed check segments got him a tour of the Whitehouse. Check out Kid Curry on the web and purchase his books at


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