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Developer and Streamer Chris Gardner

GameDev Breakdown

The freestyle coder himself drops in to discuss the ups and downs of live coding, presenting at and organizing conferences, navigating the world of non-game commercial software development, and more. We also discuss what we're playing now and what games we're looking forward to getting our hands on.  Chris Gardner's links Twitter.com/freestylecoder Twitch.tv/freestylecoder--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/gamedevbreakdown/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gamedevbreakdown/support

54mins

16 Jun 2022

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186: Chris Gardner - From Homeless to Global Celebrity

Dr. Willie Jolley's Wealthy Ways

In this episode with Dr. Willie Jolley, author of the critically acclaimed "Pursuit of Happyness", entrepreneur, single parent, speaker and philanthropist, Chris Gardner, explains the impact of the new "3 R’s." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

27 Apr 2022

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EP 28- Chris Gardner, Mindshift Financial: Pissing Excellence and Building a Private Family Banking System

Addicted to WINNING

Have you ever wondered where your desire for “more” comes from when you have what society considers “enough?”  Is it genetic?  Is it a motivation fueled by socioeconomic situations? Or is it simply learning how to pair hard work, diligence, and discipline into creating something bigger than yourself that will serve your family long after you’re gone?  We’re not talking about life insurance today.  We’re talking about pissing excellence and the power of creating a big secret most banks don’t want you to know…………The Private Family Financial System.  Chris Gardner, is Founder and CEO of Mindshift Financial helping educate families on understanding how to create generational wealth by leveraging their current income and creating a system where reliance on traditional banks becomes a thing of the past.  In today’s episode Jeff and Chris discuss where the “wanting of more” originated citing the possibilities of genetics, hard work, and mindsets and habits learned in childhood. Chris shares how he played sports in school motivated by the desire to simply win.  Jeff and Chris highlight why financial literacy is not being taught in schools and what we can do to help educate our families moving forward. Chris shares how Mindshift Financial is helping business owners and entrepreneurs who feel they’re paying too much in taxes, as well as why it’s important to set up a Private Family Banking System.   What You'll Learn: The lessons Chris learned from losing while playing baseball, football, and basketball in school Theories as to where the drive for wanting more in life comes from citing possibilities being linked to DNA, work ethic taught and learned in childhood, and mindset A simple overview of the Private Family Banking System and how it’s beneficial for you and your family starting today Why entrepreneurs and business owners are flocking to work with Mindshift Financial Chris’ biggest motivator today and where he invests his time when he’s not behind the desk  Failures of the education system and how Chris is turning that around for adults and children alike starting with financial literacy  Compound effects of never having to pay bank fees again Why being plugged into powerful networks of smarter, more intelligent, and dynamic people will show you what’s possible in terms of living a high-quality of life  How you don’t have to have thousands of dollars to start your own Private Family Banking System How to get out of debt in a 3rd of the time Chris’ big hairy audacious goal involving motors And much more!  FAVORITE QUOTE: “If you look at the Rockefellers, they still have a ton of money and they have 100+ millionaires in the family and so what they do is they continue on the legacy and that’s what we teach our clients how to do and it’s not as difficult as you think. It’s actually pretty simple. You just have to change your mindset and the process by which you do it.” Chris Gardner  Connect with Chris: Facebook Instagram Mindshift Financial  How to Get Involved: Addicted to Winning connects listeners through stories that prove why mindset matters. Jeff Brekken was working a 60-hour week on his family’s farm by the time he was 10. When he wasn’t helping with the harvest, he was at the hockey rink. Jeff’s early life experiences taught him he needs to be either all-in or all-out.  In 2000 he started a single-family home construction business and by 2008 he was looking for his next big thing. Jeff founded the Blue Sky Benefit Solutions & Rise Above HR/Recruiting on top of a lifelong passion for helping people. Through this show, Jeff will take that passion one step further. If you enjoyed this episode, head over and visit us on Apple Podcasts - leave a review and let us know what you thought! Your feedback keeps us going. Thanks for helping. 

33mins

17 Jan 2022

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13 | Chris Gardner | Managing Diversity and The Real Role of a CEO In a Progressive Organization

Unlocking Your People

Chris Gardner is the CEO of Sequence Bio and he has some thoughts on diversity, remote working, and conflict management to share with Jess.Based in Newfoundland, Sequence Bio is a data-driven biotechnology company. They’re doing cutting-edge work, not just in their day-to-day operations, but also in their smart and scientific HR practices.Jess recently placed a high-ranking executive at Sequence Bio and he was totally blown away by their emphasis on understanding people and psychology. In today’s show, you’ll get a peek into Sequence Bio’s workplace and learn about their best practices.The first theme touched upon is diversity. When Chris had everyone in his organization take DISC assessments, he was surprised by the diversity he found among his team. He greatly credits this diversity for his team’s spectacular performance. However, he quickly discovered that managing these differences requires both intent and structure.As an experienced business leader, Chris emphasizes the importance of servant leadership. He reveals that, as CEO, he’s primarily responsible for facilitation and risk mitigation. It is not the CEO’s job to “carry the ball across the line.” Rather, you need to accept your weaknesses and delegate tasks to a team member with the right skillset.We discuss the importance of creating a safe space for “good” conflicts, along with some nuanced tips for building team culture in a remote environment.Enjoy!What You Will Learn In This Show:Things that have helped Chris in his development journey as a CEO.The importance of creating safe spaces for “good” conflicts.The concept of “servant leadership” and the role of a CEO in an organization.Why you need to leverage diversity with intent and structure.And so much more…Resources:PodcastWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn

41mins

15 Sep 2021

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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

34mins

8 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.

25mins

30 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.

50mins

27 Apr 2021

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Finding Permission to Dream with Chris Gardner (with Kindra Hall)

SUCCESS Stories with Madison Pieper

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.

50mins

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

1hr 5mins

12 Apr 2021

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