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28 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rick Clemons. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rick Clemons, often where they are interviewed.

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When To Disclose Your Diagnosis with Coming Out Coach Rick Clemons

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Shannon and J.R. sit down with Coming Out Coach Rick Clemons who talks about when you should disclose your diagnosis of autism or other mental health issue. 

The holidays can be a stressful time for all of us and if our family and friends don't yet know about our secret(s), when is the right time to let them in on it?

The holidays can be a crazy time and most of with any sort of mental health issue feel overwhelmed and we're not always sure that we want people to know about it, but the reality is that we need those closest to us in our lives to know.

We need them to know so they can understand, so they can show us that they care and so that they can support us.  Rick understands all that and more.

He started out working with gay men who were ready to come out of the closet, but now works with so many different types of people in so many different situations.  We all have closets that we hide in, and for most people listening to this podcast those closets have to do with being an adult with autism, an adult with Asperger's or an adult with some sort of mental health issue.

We hide in our closet, afraid to let the outside world in and not wanting them to see us for who we really are, but we need to let go of that stigma and not be afraid to open that closet door and proudly come out.

Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of.  It's part of who we are and we are all awesome people!

As Rick says on the podcast, "I think a lot of people hide because they're afraid.  They also don't want to disrupt the holidays. And then they get into it, and suddenly it doesn't become as much of a priority. And then lo and behold, it will be February, March, April, July, August. And suddenly I'm still not being who I'm meant to be."

If you suffer from any type of mental illness or from an autism diagnosis and you;re afraid to let people in on your secret, this is a half-hour you will NOT want to miss!
You can find Rick online at www.rickclemons.com
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Dec 19 2019 · 31mins
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Pursuing the Truth About Sexual Orientation ~ Guest Rick Clemons

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In Pursuit Of Truth with Aideen T. Finnola Radio Show What is the truth about sexual orientation? Is it determined and evidenced by our behavior and sexual activity or our we born with our sexual orientation already established before we even have any awareness of sex? This behavior/biology discussion is particularly pertinent and poignant for both the LGBTQ and the Straight Spouse communities, as well as for our greater society, because members of both communities have suffered greatly as a result of cultural ignorance and discrimination around sexual orientation. Life coach, author, and speaker, Rick Clemons has personal experience with this suffering. He has walked the same road as Aideen, but on the other side as a closeted gay spouse. Having spent decades trying to suppress the truth of his homosexual orientation and choose the behavior of a heterosexual man, Rick knows firsthand the pain, caused to himself and others, of not pursuing his truth. Rick now knows the joy, authenticity, and peace that comes from living a Life (Un)Closeted! Join Aideen as she welcomes Rick Clemons for some serious truth telling about sexual orientation! Hint: we were ALL born this way!!! Rick Clemons is a culture disruptor (shakes up the status quo), closet buster (shatters silly beliefs), and a bold move expert (like Superman without the muscles and cape). His superpower is guiding closet dwellers - which is every human - to break free of fear, make bold moves, and live life without apology. Everything Rick has discovered about living life his way, he learned from coming out of the closet at 36, getting laid off from two sweet corporate jobs, and making the crazy decision to become an entrepreneur at age 43. Rick’s book - Frankly My Dear I’m Gay, podcasts - Life (UN)Closeted and 40 Plus: Real Men, Real Talk, his Bold Move coaching practice, in-your-face keynotes, and experiential workshops represent his no b.s. approach for making bold moves without a safety net to be found. He was put on this earth to remind people that closets are for clothes not living. He is a husband to his husband, has survived raising two girls---thus, the reason he’s bald---and will gladly work for wine, but prefers money to pay for things like toilet paper and ice cream. https://rickclemons.com/       rick@rickclemons.com https://rickclemons.com/writing/ https://rickclemons.com/podcast-episodes/ https://rickclemons.com/forty-plus/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIjIyddGlPw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJdRNgD0VnI https://rickclemons.com/speaking/ Author of My Exquisite Purple Life  Purchase Book Here or Audio Here https://www.balboapress.com/BookStore/BookDetails/752312-My-Exquisite-Purple-Life ~ More About In Pursuit Of Truth with Aideen T. Finnola ~  Aideen T. Finnola is an empowerment coach, author, speaker, and radio show host. She is an unapologetic and empowered survivor of and thriver after physical, emotional, psychological, and religious abuse. As she was raised in a religious cult for the first two decades of her life and was then unsuspectingly married to a closeted gay man for her life’s next two decades, she has a lot of experience with varying degrees and expressions of untruth. These experiences have fueled her pursuit of truth to the point of a full-on passion (some might say obsession). Aideen has learned that above all, untruth is both unworkable and painful. Coming from the perspective that life, time and space, and the human experience are all perfect and good, she knows that truth can only exist within ideas and experiences that are both workable and enjoyable. Aideen coaches her clients to find their own truth by investigating outside the conventional parameters of “should and shouldn’t,” “good and bad,” and “right and wrong.” She guides them instead to evaluate their experiences by questioning “Is this working for me?” and “Am I enjoying this?” Aideen empowers people all over the world through her coaching, her memoir, My Exquisite Purple Life, her speaking, and her radio show. Her unwavering message is to look for truth, guidance, and answers within, because it’s all there inside! https://www.aideentfinnola.com/     ~    https://www.facebook.com/aideentfinnola    To get more of In Pursuit Of Truth ~ Aideen T. Finnola, be sure to visit the archives page for replays of all her shows here: https://www.inspiredchoicesnetwork.com/podcast/in-pursuit-of-truth-with-aideen-t-finnola/
Oct 16 2019 ·
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241. Creating Your Speaking Brand with Rick Clemons

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How much does branding matter to a speaker's career? Quite a bit, and here to talk about creating your speaking brand is industry expert, Rick Clemons.

Rick is a former student now coach with our Booked and Paid to Speak program who worked in branding for several decades. He shares his personal as well as professional experiences on the topic today.

We also talk about branding: what elements go into making a brand, what it means to have your own personal speaking brand and what questions to ask if you are creating your brand. You'll hear us weigh in on those topics and more on today's The Speaker Lab.  

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:   

  • Why branding is more than just your logo and your color scheme.
  • How is a brand like a person?
  • What do you need to think through when creating your brand?
  • How much of branding is you defining the brand versus the market defining it for you?
  • What is the umbrella of your brand?
  • Do you need a company name?
  • How do values fit into your branding?
  • Why simplicity makes the sale.
  • And so much more!
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Jun 11 2019 · 26mins
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241. Creating Your Speaking Brand with Rick Clemons

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How much does branding matter to a speaker's career? Quite a bit, and here to talk about creating your speaking brand is industry expert, Rick Clemons.

Rick is a former student now coach with our Booked and Paid to Speak program who worked in branding for several decades. He shares his personal as well as professional experiences on the topic today.

We also talk about branding: what elements go into making a brand, what it means to have your own personal speaking brand and what questions to ask if you are creating your brand. You'll hear us weigh in on those topics and more on today's The Speaker Lab.  

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:   

  • Why branding is more than just your logo and your color scheme.
  • How is a brand like a person?
  • What do you need to think through when creating your brand?
  • How much of branding is you defining the brand versus the market defining it for you?
  • What is the umbrella of your brand?
  • Do you need a company name?
  • How do values fit into your branding?
  • Why simplicity makes the sale.
  • And so much more!
  EPISODE RESOURCES
Jun 11 2019 · 26mins
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113: Make Your Next Bold Move with Author and Speaker, Rick Clemons, Host of the Life Uncloseted Podcast

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If you didn’t listen to episode 25, here’s a little background about Rick: He is a well-known culture disruptor (in a good way), “closet buster,” and bad ass bold move strategist. Tapping into his 25 years’ experience in hospitality, technology, branding, marketing, and personal development he’s created a no B.S. approach for success - live your truth with no apologies. As a result, individuals, teams, and organizations embrace his approach, busting out of their suffocating closets to make the bold moves!

Feb 26 2019 · 53mins
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GR 004 Rick Clemons from "Life Uncloseted"

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This week's guest is Rick Clemons, host of the Life Uncloseted podcast. Rick is a life coach who works with gay men on their coming out journeys. Recently he has expanded his work to include helping people of diverse backgrounds escape from the closets that hold them back.

In this episode Rick reflects on the fact that whenever one starts, the coming out journey never ends. The key is to keep moving forward and to strive to learn and grow along the way.

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Dec 03 2018 · 51mins
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Rick Clemons

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Rick Clemons is a well-known culture disruptor (in a good way), “closet buster,” and bold move strategist. Tapping into his 25 years’ experience in hospitality, technology, branding, marketing, personal development, and coming out late in life, he’s created a no […]
Nov 21 2018 · 54mins
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208. How to Narrow Your Audience and Speak More with Rick Clemons

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Some of the advice you'll hear most on this show is about how to narrow your audience. Yes your topic may appeal to a wide range of audiences, but how are you going to find the people perfect for you? By staying focused and going narrow.

Someone who epitomizes this is Rick Clemons, our guest for this episode. Rick has gone through The Speaker Lab elite coaching program and has made fantastic strides in the process!

Today we are talking about how he's worked to narrow down who his audience is (even though his topic could appeal to many different groups), why systems and structure have helped him to book more gigs and simple strategies to increase engagement when contacting potential clients. Join us for that and more on episode 208 of The Speaker Lab.  

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:   

  • When did he realize he's a storyteller who happens to speak?
  • How did he pivot so he could narrow his focus?
  • How to adapt your language to connect with potential clients.
  • What is a common mistake most speakers make?
  • How and why to get clear on the results you want.
  • Why he focuses on the six to eight states nearest him.
  • What is his email follow up system?
  • How does he utilize video to personally connect with potential clients?
  • And so much more!
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Oct 23 2018 · 33mins
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208. How to Narrow Your Audience and Speak More with Rick Clemons

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Some of the advice you'll hear most on this show is about how to narrow your audience. Yes your topic may appeal to a wide range of audiences, but how are you going to find the people perfect for you? By staying focused and going narrow.

Someone who epitomizes this is Rick Clemons, our guest for this episode. Rick has gone through The Speaker Lab elite coaching program and has made fantastic strides in the process!

Today we are talking about how he's worked to narrow down who his audience is (even though his topic could appeal to many different groups), why systems and structure have helped him to book more gigs and simple strategies to increase engagement when contacting potential clients. Join us for that and more on episode 208 of The Speaker Lab.  

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:   

  • When did he realize he's a storyteller who happens to speak?
  • How did he pivot so he could narrow his focus?
  • How to adapt your language to connect with potential clients.
  • What is a common mistake most speakers make?
  • How and why to get clear on the results you want.
  • Why he focuses on the six to eight states nearest him.
  • What is his email follow up system?
  • How does he utilize video to personally connect with potential clients?
  • And so much more!
EPISODE RESOURCES
Oct 23 2018 · 33mins
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Live your truth with Rick Clemons. LF006

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Rick Clemons joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

Our guest – Rick Clemons

Rick started his career in the hotel industry in the Southwest USA. He moved to California with his wife and 2 children and changed direction slightly to hospitality operations and then hospitality technology.

What follows is an emotional story of massive life change in both his personal and professional life. He opens his heart in this interview and shares some of the most inspiring wisdom that is a pure gift. You will discover what living your truth truly means and how time, patience and acceptance are key.

Rick now inspires corporations, entrepreneurs, college and university students, and individuals to make their bold moves. His keynote speeches, workshops, coaching, and podcasts touch people’s souls, ignite their desires, and help them breakthrough the taboos of living by other people’s expectations.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

  1. Who are you?
  2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
  3. What was valuable about your school experience?
  4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
  5. Who did you admire when you were young?
  6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
  7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
  8. What advice would you give your younger self?
  9. What does your future look like?
  10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

Resources Mentioned

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F – Mark Manson

Year of Yes – Shonda Rhimes

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert

The One Thing – Gary Keller

The Colour Purple

Les Miserables 

Contact Information

www.rickclemons.com

Oct 12 2018 · 51mins
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