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Metal Snare Shootout With Mike Johnston, Hanging With Jazz Great Kenny Washington, Double-Stroke Roll Builders, Drum Mechanics Part 3, and More

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1hr 52mins

9 Sep 2022

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Dawn Newton

 When you're the heir to Dark Lord, trying to live up to your great and terrible destiny, life can be tough.  Especially when you're twelve, kind of short, plagued with allergies, and can't even cast a simple Fart Revealer spell because frankly, you're pretty mediocre with the whole magic thing.  Mostly, he's just trying to survive Middle Ages School without embarrassing himself too much - no small task.   Author Mike Johnston, has been entertaining young readers with his series, Confessions of a Dork Lord, which is full of humor, hijinks and lively illustrations.  


13 Jul 2022

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Mike Johnston

Reading And Writing Podcast

Interview with Mike Johnston, author of CONFESSIONS OF A DORK LORD - GRAVE DANGER.You can support the podcast today by buying me a coffee.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reading-and-writing-podcast/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


9 Jul 2022

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Mike Johnston (mikeslessons.com) #39

Drum For The Song Podcast

Become a Patron of this show at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 39 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring educator, clinician, public speaker and podcaster Mike Johnston!In this episode, Mike and I have a great chat about his current drumming career which consists of running his drum education website mikeslessons.com, creating content for social media and his YouTube channel, hosting drum camps, playing drum clinics and festivals all over the world and co-hosting his amazing podcast with Busted drummer Eddy Thrower called 'Drum With Mike And Eddy.' Mike is full of wisdom from all areas of the drumming industry having initially been a touring drummer in a signed Nu Metal band called Simon Says and is very knowledgeable about the drum manufacturing industry having his own signature models with Vic Firth, Gretsch drums and Meinl cymbals.Mike was one of THE FIRST educators who uploaded drum lessons to YouTube and his website is now considered to be the go to place for online lessons. You can subscribe to his website and receive 1 week's free trial here - https://www.mikeslessons.com/Also, I'd like to thank Dan and Marie from http://www.drumazon.com for the introduction to Mike. I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley & Mike Laney.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

30 Jun 2022

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Conversations: Mike Johnston, "Confessions of a Dork Lord: Grave Danger"


Wick is supposed to be the next Dark Lord, but so far he's just a Dork Lord. On this edition of Conversations, Mike Johnston talks with host Dan Skinner about the second book in his “Confessions of a Dork Lord” series, “Grave Dangers.” Johnston is an author of novels for adults and middle grade readers.


15 Jun 2022

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Confessions of a Dork Lord: Mike Johnston

Feisty Side of Fifty

If you’re looking for a great read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren look no further!Our guest, Mike Johnston, is an architect turned author who loved reading science fiction and fantasy books as a child. Although he studied architecture and ancient history in college, he never forgot his early interests, which also included playing multiple rounds of Dungeons and Dragons. So, after practicing architecture in New York City and later Los Angeles, he gave in to his early passions and began his now fulltime career as an author.Mike joins us today to share all about the second book in his Confessions of a Dork Lord series. This one is called Grave Danger and it features a rather underwhelming antihero who will win the hearts of any middle-school reader.So tune in and get ready for a romp of a read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren!


6 May 2022

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Ep 94: Surviving the Holidays, Relationship Tips with Mike Johnston

The Direct Selling Accelerator Podcast

Happy New Year, everyone! 🎊 To start off 2022, we’re doing something slightly different but really fun as usual. We’re bringing on Mike Johnston, Strategic Intervention Coach and Head Coach of MJB Seminars, to talk about relationships.  Greg and I have had the absolute pleasure of working with Mike for five years now. And over that time, we’ve learned a lot about ourselves and our relationship. One of the biggest things he’s taught us is that you’ve got to get your relationships right for your business to go well. Today, he so generously shares exercises to improve your relationships. But before that, he explains the differences between masculine and feminine energies, so you can understand your partner better.  You will definitely need to grab a pen and paper today because you won’t want to miss any of Mike’s actionable tips. Before tuning in, don’t forget to grab your favourite drink. Then, sip and enjoy! 🥂🍾 We’ll be talking about:  ➡ [0:00] Introduction➡ [5:07] How uncertainty hurts our relationships➡ [7:02] Why you can’t compartmentalize relationships and business➡ [8:47] The masculine and feminine view of the world➡ [15:15] Masculine energy and their blue marble➡ [17:23] One thing guys have to understand➡ [17:49] Relationship Exercise #1: Appreciate your partner➡ [19:16] Relationship Exercise #2: Actively listen➡ [21:03] Relationship Exercise #3: Go back to back ➡ [23:31] Putting your partner’s needs above your own➡ [26:33] Using humour ➡ [28:48] The person that knows better needs to do better➡ [29:44] If you meet your partner’s needs, yours will be met too About Our GuestMike Johnston is the Head Coach and Business Manager of MJB Seminars, as well as the Managing Director of Mike Johnston Companies.  He is a Strategic Intervention Coach trained under Tony Robbins’ foundational strategies and tools. These have helped millions of people around the world take their life to the next level. Mike aims to help even more individuals achieve an extraordinary quality of life.  Resources➡ Bridge The Gap with MJB - https://uz276.isrefer.com/go/BTGC/samlees/➡ ‘Love & Respect’ by Dr Emerson Eggerichs - https://amzn.to/31DAZof➡ Imago Relationship Therapy - https://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/types/imago Connect with Mike Johnston➡ Mike Johnston on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikewjohnston/ Connect with MJB Seminars➡ https://www.facebook.com/mjbseminars/➡ https://www.instagram.com/mjbseminars/➡ https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/dorothy-and-the-dealer-podcast/id1301155150➡ https://mjbseminars.com.au/bridge-the-gap/ Connect with Direct Selling Accelerator ➡ Join the FREE Facebook group: https://go.auxano.global/ ➡ Visit our website: https://www.auxano.global/➡ Subscribe to Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DirectSellingAccelerator➡ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/auxanomarketing/➡ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/auxanomarketing/➡ Email us at grow@auxanomarketing.com.au If you have any podcast suggestions or things you’d like to learn about specifically, please send us an email at the address above. And if you liked this episode, please don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


4 Jan 2022

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Mike Johnston - Educator

The Downbeat

My guest this week is Mike Johnston, drummer and online educator. Probably one of my favourite people to talk to, Mike is a fantastic drummer and entrepreneur with his website mikeslessons.com kickstarting (and continuing to dominate) the online music education game. Mike's unbelievable work ethic is infectious and we had a great chat mostly about all things pertaining the the business of the drum industry, but a lot of Mike's wisdom can be applied to all aspects of life!

1hr 39mins

19 Oct 2021

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NZ S1E1: Portland Winterhawks: Mike Johnston

Neutral Zone Podcast

In this inaugural episode of the Neutral Zone Podcast, we talk with Mike Johnston, the Head Coach, Vice President and General Manager of the WHL's Portland Winterhawks.  Learn about Mike's rise in the coaching world from Canadian College hockey to Hockey Canada in the Olympics and all the way up to the NHL.  Having coached some of the greatest players to ever to hit the ice, including Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby, find out what he looks for when scouting junior players to Portland. EPISODE BREAKDOWN:0:00: Introduction0:42: Mike's Playing CareerCOACHING:2:50: CIS: Camrose Lutheran College (Univ Alberta-Augustana Campus)4:55: CIS: University of New Brunswick7:08: Hockey Canada & '98 Olympics12:09: NHL: Vancouver Canucks Ast Coach18:06: Shift to the CHL's Western Hockey League (WHL)SCOUTING19:11: WHL: Portland Winterhawks28:10: NHL: Pittsburgh, LAK & VancouverCOACHING29:04: Back to Portland (WHL)40:33: Coaching Sidney Crosby & Wayne Gretzky45:39: Coaching Junior Players48:26: NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Meeting Sit-Ins & Video Review51:10: Impact of the Seattle Kraken52:51: Portland Winterhawks Drafting American-Born Players & Team Culture Let us know what you think on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Neutral_ZoneSound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com NEUTRAL ZONE SCOUTING:MENS: https://www.neutralzone.net/mens/WOMENS: https://www.neutralzone.net/womens/

1hr 5mins

2 Oct 2021

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Interview with Mike Johnston, CPhT, National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) Founder and CEO

Pharmacist's Voice

Mike Johnston, CPhT is the Founder and CEO of the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA).  Under Mike’s strategic vision and leadership, NPTA has become the world’s largest professional membership organization for pharmacy technicians, with over 80,000 members in the United States and from around the world who practice in a diverse variety of practice settings, including community pharmacy, health-system pharmacy, federal pharmacy services, purchasing, and education, among others. NPTA is committed to advancing the pharmacy technician career through education, advocacy and support. Mike is the host of CPhT Connect Podcast, the Publisher of CPhT Connect Magazine, and the author of nine best-selling pharmacy technician textbooks and training manuals. In addition, Mike serves as the only voting pharmacy technician member of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Mike’s mission is to serve as a respected and trusted advocate for pharmacy technicians and to work towards the elimination of preventable medication errors. He holds a B.S. Degree with honors in Business Management and Ethics from Dallas Christian College. Mentioned in this episode October is American Pharmacists Month October 12, 2021 is Women Pharmacist Day October 19, 2021 is Pharmacy Technician Day CPhT = Certified Pharmacy Technician NPTA National Pharmacy Technician Association CPhT Connect Website CPhT Connect Magazine The magazine for pharmacy technicians  CPhT Connect Podcast Click the link, find your favorite podcast player, and listen today! Mike Johnston’s LinkedIn Profile Facebook NPTA  Instagram NPTA United States Pharmacopeia (USP) PCCA PCCA Student Trainings RXMike Online Courses Highlights from the interview Mike uses his voice as an advocate for key issues affecting pharmacy technicians today.  As of September 2021, that includes mandatory competence-based exams (ex:  PTCB and NHA), mandatory registration, standardized formal education and training requirements, and a pharmacy technician representative on each State Board of Pharmacy.   We need to advance pharmacy technicians as we advance pharmacists.   NPTA has a great website.  Visit https://www.pharmacytechnician.org to learn more about NPTA, membership, CE, certifications, how to become a CPhT, and more.   Who should join NPTA?  Pharmacy technicians and technician students in any practice setting, CE seekers, and those needing to become a CPhT.  Anyone looking for professional development should check out NPTA’s advanced certification opportunities, such as Sterile Compounding (IV) Certification, Hazardous Compounding Certification, and Non-Sterile Compounding Certification. NPTA and PCCA (Professional Compounding Centers of America) have a great relationship and work on projects together.  College students should go to PCCA’s trainings.   Mike serves as the only voting pharmacy technician member of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).  He represents NPTA and pharmacy technicians.  Mike published several books, including some pharmacy technician training textbooks and training manuals. Mike has his own website and courses outside of NPTA.  To learn more, visit https://www.rxmike.com.  Mike publishes CPhT Connect, a magazine specifically for pharmacy technicians.  It contains CE, information, and updates on what’s going on in the industry.  CPhT Connect Podcast complements CPhT Connect Magazine.  The mission is connecting pharmacy technicians and getting them to engage with one another.  The podcast brings interesting industry leaders to the table each week to discuss what’s going on in pharmacy and how it pertains to pharmacy technicians.   Mike’s personal mission is to eliminate preventable medication errors in part by helping pharmacy technicians realize and reach their full potential.  Mike has a passion for medication safety, patient safety, and reducing and eliminating medication errors.  He also wants to help pharmacy techs advance their careers.  The more we can train, educate, and advance techs, the more they can have an impact on medication safety and decrease medication errors.  Thank you for listening to episode 116 of The Pharmacist’s Voice Podcast.  You have a voice.  Use it! Happy American Pharmacists Month (October)!   Happy Women Pharmacist Day (October 12, 2021)!   Happy Pharmacy Technician Day (October 19, 2021)! 🖥Check out Kim’s websites, and connect with her on social media: ✅Kim’s Business website https://www.thepharmacistsvoice.com ✅The Pharmacist’s Voice ® Podcast https://www.thepharmacistsvoice.com/podcast ✅Pronounce Drug Names Like a Pro © Online Course https://www.kimnewlove.com ✅Kim’s LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimnewlove ✅Kim’s Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kim.newlove.96 ✅Kim’s Twitter https://twitter.com/KimNewloveVO ✅Kim’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kimnewlovevo/ ✅ACX (Audiobook Narrator Profile) for Kim https://www.acx.com/narrator?p=A10FSORRTANJ4Z


1 Oct 2021