Mitch Albom: “What We Choose to Carry is Actually What Ends Up Defining Us”
Making Space with Hoda Kotb
When sportswriter Mitch Albom started meeting with his former professor Morrie Schwartz toward the end of Morrie’s life, Mitch had no idea the impact those meetings would have — not only on him, but around the world. Mitch compiled those lessons into a book, and, nearly twenty-five years and 17 million copies of Tuesdays with Morrie later, Mitch Albom continues to apply the lessons learned from Morrie to live a richer and more purposeful life. Throughout this conversation, Hoda and Mitch connect on love, loss and legacy. As Mitch so beautifully details in this emotional conversation, “what we choose to fill our arms with, and what we choose to carry is actually what ends up defining us.”
This week we sit down with Mitch Albom. Ever heard of him? Pretty big guest. We talk about many different aspects of his career. And really get the chance to pick his brain about what made him successful. This was an incredible interview and Mitch was very candid with his thoughts on various topics.
For this week's podcast, we're looking back to one of our first National Writers Series conversations ever, featuring author and Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom. This conversation took place in April 2011 - exactly one decade ago - and iit's the first of three conversations Albom has held with the NWS over the years. In this conversation, NWS co-founder Doug Stanton talks with Albom a few days after the paperback release of his fourth (non-sports) book, Have A Little Faith. They talked about Albom's experiences writing the autobiography of Bo Schembechler, the genesis of his hugely-successful Tuesdays With Morrie, and the feeling of victory when you make a reader cry...
Internationally Best-Selling Author Mitch Albom Brings Storytelling to the Forefront
Always Evolving with Coach Mike Bayer
Coach Mike Bayer goes in-depth with Mitch Albom, an internationally best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster, philanthropist, and musician. They discuss the intricacies of writing, his journey to "Tuesdays With Morrie, ways to be an effective storyteller and "Finding Chika" a true story about the loss of his daughter. His books have collectively sold more than 40 million copies worldwide; have been published in 49 territories and in 47 languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically-acclaimed television movies. This episode will provide key insights into the life of Mitch Albom and how one can approach the writing in the social media world.https://www.mitchalbom.com/ Social Media:https://www.facebook.com/MitchAlbom/https://twitter.com/mitchalbomhttps://www.instagram.com/mitchalbom/https://www.youtube.com/officialmitchalbom@wetuesdaypeople community: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/groups/wetuesdaypeople/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We’re very excited to welcome best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, broadcaster and musician Mitch Albom to our show. Mitch’s books have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. His book, Tuesdays With Morrie, is the most successful memoir ever published. His first novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, is the most successful US hardcover first adult novel ever. And now, Mitch has written a sequel to The Five People You Meet In Heaven. It’s called, The Next Person You Meet In Heaven. You can purchase it at booksellers everywhere. His website can be found at https://www.mitchalbom.com. This show originally aired last year, but his wisdom is needed more than ever today. **** Thanks to our sponsor of this episode! --> BetterHelp: get 10% off your first month of online counseling if there are issues that are interfering with your happiness or preventing you from achieving your goals by visiting betterhelp.com/nobody. --> AirMedCare: If you're ever in need of emergency medical transport, AirMedCare Network provides members with world class air transport services to the nearest appropriate hospital with no out of pocket expenses. Go to airmedcarenetwork.com/nobody and use offer code 'NOBODY' to sign up and choose up to a $50 Amazon or Visa gift card with a new membership! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ali discusses the works of bestselling author, Mitch Albom, touching on the universal themes of life, love, family, faith and more that he beautifully depicts in his popular books, including his debut memoir, Tuesdays with Morrie, novels, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, For One More Day, The First Phone Call from Heaven, The Time Keeper and The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, as well as his latest memoir, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family.
Cards Could Be 5-0, So Many Sports Options, Detroit Free Press Columnist Mitch Albom, SI.com Senior Fantasy Analyst Michael Fabiano
The Brad Cesmat Show
With the struggling Lions coming to town, folloed by the Panthers (minus Christian McCaffrey) and then the Jets, the Arizona Cardinals have a greaty shot at starting the season 5-0. Brad and Eric discuss sports overload with football, golf, Stanley Cup Finals, NBA playoffs all overlapping this past weekend. Detroit Free Press columnist and award-winning author Mitch Albom Zoomed in with Brad (10:18 on podcast) to preview Lions-Cardinals Sunday in Glendale and why Detroit continues to be a losing organization. Plus, Sande Charles’ weekly segment with SI.com Senior Fantasy Analyst Michael Fabiano (29:21 on podcast).
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