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35. Permission to Dream with Chris Gardner

FOMO Sapiens with Patrick J. McGinnis

Entrepreneur, public speaker, and best-selling author Chris Gardner discusses his new book Permission to Dream, and how an inspirational declaration from his mother as a small child empowered him to dream, persevere, and eventually succeed to such heights he inspired an award-winning film about his life starring Will Smith. Inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to be the best he could be, Chris shares how his unwavering dedication to dream big paved the way for his hard work to manifest itself into opportunity and success. Chris chooses to focus on the possibilities, not improbabilities, in order to turn a dream into a plan and a plan into action. Whether you need to give yourself permission to dream or you need some support in your own pursuit of happiness, Chris shares insights on perspective and adaptability in order to reach your dreams and accomplish your goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


8 Jul 2021

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Wild Nights with Rocky Powell

Rocky thinks the Olympics should evolve! Plus, do YOU know which direction the sun rises everyday? Chris Gardner joins the Party God Squad and gives new meaning to the saying, "more bang for your buck" with his wild night story! We go international this week, and it gets dirty!


5 Jul 2021

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Episode 28 - Chris Gardner

The Big Interview

Chris Gardner reveals the secret to happiness! Off Script chats to Chris Gardner, a man whose story has inspired millions. Gardner’s positivity (not to mention his infectious laugh) is impossible to resist, as he reflects on a life that inspired the Hollywood movie “The Pursuit of Happyness”. What are the keys to finding your own path to success? And what are the pitfalls to avoid? Chris has the answers! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


30 May 2021

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Chris Gardner Top Rules for Success

Motiv8 - The Motivation and Inspiration Podcast

Today's motivation features Chris Gardner from the Pursuit of Happyness. Audio Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRFH1bw5HAM&t=129s Learn more about Chris: https://www.chrisgardnermedia.com/biography Quote of the Day: "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." – Ralph Waldo Emerson--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/motiv8/support


24 May 2021

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Chris Gardner on Pursuing Happiness and Your Dreams

Retire Sooner with Wes Moss

Today’s episode features international best-selling author, entrepreneur, single parent, speaker, and philanthropist Chris Gardner. Gardner’s autobiography, The Pursuit of HappYness became a New York Times #1 bestseller and is also the inspiration for the critically acclaimed film “The Pursuit of HappYness” for which Will Smith received the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Academy Award nominations for his performance. Chris has a fascinating story and was a huge inspiration behind the start of Wes’ research on the relationship between money and happiness. Wes and Chris discuss how bringing his book to life on the big screen with Will Smith changed his life, why he thinks many people are afraid to realize their dreams, the three most important decisions you can make, the concept of Atomic Time, and the inspiration behind his newest book, ‘Permission to Dream’. Find out what Chris thinks we should all know about the new "Three Rs," and how he is focusing on helping and inspiring teens around the country.To find out more on Chris Gardner, visit https://www.chrisgardnermedia.com/Buy Permission to Dream: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0063031566/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_JG8CFWC78RR4EHD1W49FFollow Chris on Instagram @ceoofhappyness Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

3 May 2021

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SUCCESS Stories: Finding Permission to Dream with Chris Gardner

SUCCESS Podcasts

Chris Gardner is one of the all-time entrepreneur’s, but you already know that if you have seen Will Smith play him in The Pursuit of Happyness, a film about Chris’s life. His new book Permission To Dream focuses on how we can make turn our “one day” into today, and it is available now from booksellers everywhere. He and Kindra discuss where his focus is today. And he does tell some stories about Will Smith! The SUCCESS Stories podcast takes you behind the scenes with the most successful authors, speakers, athletes, entrepreneurs, and other high achievers. Learn more about their journeys to the top at www.success.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


27 Apr 2021

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The Pursuit of Happyness with Chris Gardner

The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast)

Today, our guest is Chris Gardner, New York Times and Washington Post Best Selling author of the critically acclaimed The Pursuit of Happyness, which has been translated in over 40 languages and became a popular 2006 film starring Will Smith. The book was the story of Chris’s life, a way to project onto the world that everyone can do anything, no matter what the obstacles are, no matter what the adversity is, because we all embrace the Power of Choice. That’s what this episode is all about! In our conversation with Chris Gardner, we will talk about how we can make powerful pivots in our lives when we are confronted with adversities. We go over how we can show up as more empowered and compassionate fathers than we ever thought possible, even when we're dealing with everyday stress and obstacles in our lives. We also discuss how his upcoming book, Permission to Dream, lays out a blueprint for building a dream-come-true life, even during uncertainty. For the show notes and exclusive links mentioned in this episode go to gooddadproject.com/313. ———— Join the Free Dad Edge Facebook Group at gooddadproject.com/group. Apply for The Dad Edge Alliance at gooddadproject.com/alliance. Watch this interview on YouTube gooddadproject.com/youtube. Follow us on Instagram at @thedadedge! FREE RESOURCE – 21 Days to an Extraordinary Marriage

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12 Apr 2021

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#526 Chris Gardner - Permission to Dream

The Not Old - Better Show

Chris Gardner - Permission to Dream The Not Old Better Show, Smithsonian Associates Author Interview Series Welcome to The Not Old Better Show. I’m Paul Vogelzang and this is episode #526. As part of our Smithsonian Associates, Art of Living Series, today’s guest is Chris Gardner.  Chris Gardner is the NYT Best Selling author of the critically acclaimed "Pursuit of Happyness", Chris Gardner is an entrepreneur, Single Parent, Speaker, and Philanthropist. Our guest today, Smithsonian Associate Chris Gardner.  Chris Gardner will be presenting at the Smithsonian Associates program April 13 2021.  The title of Chris Gardner’s presentation is “Finding The Permission to Dream.” Chris Gardner is best known as the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir The Pursuit of Happyness, which became a popular 2006 film starring Will Smith. Both tell Gardner’s rags-to-riches story as he and his young son struggled with homelessness while he vied to become the single trainee out of 20 to be offered a full-time position with the stock brokerage firm Dean Witter Reynolds. After a year on the streets, Gardner—who grew up with an abusive stepfather never went to college—landed the stockbroker spot. He eventually founded his own brokerage firm, became a millionaire several times over, and often shares his story as a sought-after inspirational speaker. In our conversation with Chris Gardner, we’ll talk about his new book, Finding Permission to Dream,’ which is his blueprint for building a dream-come-true life—even during uncertainty. Chris Gardner and I discuss the strategies he learned along the way to achieving a prosperous career, from a method for identifying your ultimate dream to a playbook for becoming world-class at it.  Chris Gardner’s business career provided the basis for his philanthropic work and an important personal philosophy: No matter how much wealth you achieve, true success comes from enriching the lives of others—so all can still have access to the American Dream. Join Gardner as he discusses how he hopes to inspire the next generation of problem solvers and change-makers to claim their version of that dream. My thanks to Chris Gardner for his generous time today.  Smithsonian Associate Chris Gardner.  will be presenting at the Smithsonian Associates program April 13 2021.  The title of Chris Gardner’s presentation is “Finding The Permission to Dream.”  My thanks to the Smithsonian team for all they do to support the show.  My thanks, as well, to you, my wonderful Not Old Better Show audience.  Please join me next time, be safe, be healthy…I hope you’re listening today as you’re waiting in line for your vaccine, and remember, let’s talk about Better.  The Not Old Better Show.  Thanks, everybody.


2 Apr 2021

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Perspectives S33/Ep19: Chris Gardner Permission to Dream

Perspectives with Condace Pressley

The pandemic year has provided people a "time out" to evaluate their lives, goals and dreams. In Permission to Dream, Chris Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happiness delivers a powerful tome on dreaming your way to the next level of your life. He argues dreams not only improve your life, but they also make the world a better place. This is a philosophical guide to turning dreams into action, right now.


28 Mar 2021

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#117: Wine🍷Wisdom 36 Part 1/3 | Chris Gardner

TL Podcast

The boys are back for the first Wine & Wisdom of the year! In this part, Thomas, Cam and Chris discuss the extraordinary story of businessman Chris Gardner, as depicted by Will Smith in the film “The Pursuit of Happyness”. This story of a determined father who was forced to live out in the streets with his son holds many valuable lessons for all. As Thomas puts it, “We all have a song; we have to be preparing ourselves forever for that song, because we’re not here to live the same life as everybody else.” To kick off 2021, Cam brings 2016 Chardonnay “Luck of the Devil” from Devil’s Lair, Western Australia.

21 Jan 2021