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Over Fifty Starting Over

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison – moderate vs conservative. Metaphysical concept guy vs Christian political historian. Self-improvement and finding your career of passion are our main themes. We typically end discussing current events in a fairly politically incorrect format.

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O5O S01e22: Happiness vs joy and the China problem

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing happiness vs joy, interviewing techniques and a frat party. Also – recovering from the 2 trillion dollar stimulus package and the BS loaded into the legislation – including raises for Congress and other waste. Rex Lee’s article on Hybrid Warfare: Are You Prepared — our behind the scenes war with China and Russia. Isolationism vs interdependence world wide. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Full vid: https://youtu.be/7VpRHN1Xifo

59mins

3 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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25:14 / 1:06:24 O5O S01e21: Positive personal/professional adjustments during crisis

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing hard, life altering decisions we need to make. Effective home workout changeup – See The Body Project on YouTube. Using this time to create your sales funnel — lay the foundation now, so it’s sustainable when your super busy again. Netflix recommendations: “Tiger King” (a little disturbing docu-series). Silly, mindless shows, “GLOW”, “Schitts Creek”, “The Big Year” 2011. Inspirational movies: “Hardball” 2001. “Poms” 2019. Merle’s Christian inspirational recommendation: Bible, Pslam 91. Stock market has a historic gain with intro of Stimulus Package. More good news on national efforts during the coronavirus crisis. Full Youtube video:  https://youtu.be/83YYKSVilhk Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com website:  OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 6mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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O50 Special Guest 1: Marques Ogden -- former NFL player, rags to riches and back again

Marques Ogden, drafted into the NFL in 2003.Retired after 5 years to pursue a career in construction and contracting.  At 27, Marques founded Kayden Premier Enterprises and in 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in the state of Maryland.    Though he soon went bankrupt, losing almost 2 million dollars on one project in a matter of 90 days.  During his darkest hours, Marques pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian and with hard work and determination became an inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com  |  website: https://overfiftystartingover.com/ Full, original video: https://youtu.be/OnS1jkUenPI

32mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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O5O S01e24: 70% of today's entrepreneurs are...

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing today's new entrepreneurial environment, why it's here, and what is threatening it.   Get your own free, interactive, Lean Business Model to use as a 20-minute business plan at edwardscom.net/lean Generational changes and challenges.  Discuss Jordan Peterson addressing college students video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XICqcAac9jg Colleges are teaching post-modern neo-marxism - entitled to other's wealth - Saps motivation, identity, self-worth.

1hr 3mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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O5O Special Guest 3: Marian Sheridan and Operation Gridlock

Fresh from media shows Nightline, Tucker Carlson and Martha MacCallum – one of the organizer’s for Operation Gridlock which took place in Lansing Michigan April 15 2020. This protest against the Executive Orders by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer sparked a national movement with US citizens who fear that their civil rights are in jeopardy along with their livelihood. Marian Sheridan is also co-founder of Michigan Conservative Coalition, co-founder of Michigan Trump Republicans, and Grassroots Vice chair of the Michigan Republican Party. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com • https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channels below! Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2v2wLWY Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2xaVhWs Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3cztoaR YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/34xuSyM #podcastshow #politics #entrepreneurship #barryedwards #merlegarrison #losangeles #cleveland #overfiftystartingover #over50startingover #salesandmarketing #politicallyincorrect #branding #selfemployment #passionforwork #edwardscommunications  #inspiration #GretchenWhitmer  #MarianSheridan #OperationGridlock #CoVid-19 #Michigan

28mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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O5O 2.4: Some business and a lot of media reflection

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison discussing bringing training products online and doing consultant projects for the first time. COVID - how much regulation is too much? Positives that are coming out of this. Barry's new article on "How I present logo concepts to clients" – using philosophy to develop and sell logos: https://bit.ly/3e5n1vS Movie reviews! The Usual Suspects (1995): Kevin Spacey (yea, we know). Neo-noir mystery Night School (2018): Kevin Hart Don't worry, he won't get far on foot (2018): Joaqhin Phoenix Bohemian Rhapsody (2018): Holy hell, this exceeded expectations! Rocket Man (2018): Comparison to Bohemian Rhapsody. Best TV shows of the 70s...and electing a 2-time black president... ...How did we end of with accusations of being such a racist nation? Neo-Marxism. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Website: OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 16mins

22 May 2020

Rank #6

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O5O S02e01: Bring your biz online, injecting Lysol and MeToo hypocrites

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison - 1st episode of season 2! Discussing Zoom call with past client Steve Reissig, who is undergoing his own O5O transformation - Barry shares some advice of how to bring most of your consulting gig online.   We struggle with miss-use of political terms such as "liberal" and "progressive".  Also discuss the hypocrisy of identity politics, the MeToo movement and Joe Biden's recent allegations.   The insanity of the "inject yourself with Lysol" rage.  And the struggle (or not) to swing back to economic prosperity.

1hr 9mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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O5O S01e25: Last episode of S1-Looking back, looking forward and... flying saucers

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison wrap up season 1 with a freestyle 1.5 hour episode. A look back at what went right and wrong, but we appreciated every minute. 25 years of the Cleveland Browns curse. The doomed future of the NFL. We discuss Bob Lazar's claim of working on alien spacecraft outside Area 51 - Yep... that's definitely real. Now what do we do with that info?? Finally, a look forward to our dreams of the evolution of O5O. As we continue to live much longer, we want to evolve a "retirement" (first, we want to eradicate that word and thinking) community that is as self-sustaining as possible, luxurious, and employs those able in part time positions of fulfilling, purposeful work that inspires us to greet the day with joy. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Website: OverFiftyStartingOver.com Original video: YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/34xuSyM

1hr 29mins

24 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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O5O S01e16: LEAN Business model for startups. UFOs, aliens, gov coverup

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison discussing LEAN Canvas– an agile business plan for entrepreneurs. Free download at edwardscom.net/lean. It is the 20-minute cure to the common business plan. UFOs/aliens: There’s so much evidence! Do you believe? China, the coronavirus. Our dependence on their pharmaceuticals and factories. China financing professors in our colleges. Democratic debates. The Bloomberg Blitzkrieg Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channels below! YouTube: https://youtu.be/BtQu8vh_GDs Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5

1hr 13mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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O5O S01e15: Outsourcing marketing. Famous entrepreneurs over 50. movies. Socialism vs Capitalism

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discuss outsourcing your marketing.  Friend of show, Diane, starting her own legal services company.   Famous entrepreneurs over 50.  Great movies.  Socialism vs Capitalism - the greed component.   Democratic front runners... or lack thereof.   Write in and share your questions or insight at mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com website: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com Video:https://youtu.be/0N-9I8kBnM4

1hr 10mins

13 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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O5O S01e14: Successes, cool authors. Gay man vs Christianity. Racism. SOTU Address.

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison: Friend of show, Lordes starting new animal rehab. Manifesting your passion. Dealing with bad moods. Merle discusses, "Bombs, Bullets and Bribes" by Rick Porrello - taking down Mafia boss, Shondor Birns. Barry talks about Marques Ogden's "The Success Cycle". Superbowl game and halftime show. Is networking important today? Gay man vs Christianity. Everyone is racist. State of The Union Address. Impeachment is finally over!! Iowa Caucus. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Full video:  YouTube: https://youtu.be/BtQu8vh_GDs Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG

1hr 13mins

6 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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O5O S01e13: Social media, business coaching, Kobe Bryant, earthquakes

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing social media importance and how to schedule. Today's booming Business Coaching market. Creating and nurturing business teams.   Discussing how we're going to go about bringing on guests to the show. Kobe Bryant's tragic passing and how its effected even us non-basketball fans.   The coronavirus pandemic, earthquakes - when does Mother Nature thin the herd?  And updates on the impeachment hearings - uncovering corruption. Can catch the original video at https://youtu.be/2IKm0Xb0GNE Write in and share your questions or insight at mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com  • website: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 7mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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O5O S01e12: Inspiration, insomnia, new career after 50 & Space Force!

This week's episode: Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Norman Vincent Peale. Rewarding Job Possibilities After Retirement: https://bit.ly/3aximSB.  Overcoming insomnia - YouTube meditations: https://bit.ly/2NSNt1e  AARP Resources for new careers after 50: https://bit.ly/2RkYdHz  Also discuss Space Force debate and importance for national security. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channels below! YouTube: https://youtu.be/BtQu8vh_GDs Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5 #podcastshow #politics#entrepreneurship #barryedwards #merlegarrison #losangeles #cleveland #overfiftystartingover #salesandmarketing #politicallyincorrect #metaphysics #branding #selfemployment #passionforwork #insomnia #edwardscommunications #positivethinking #jobsover50

1hr 12mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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O5O S01e11: Starting new online business. Smart contacts, Gen Z, MLK Jr.

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison. Important 1st steps in getting a new business found online. How to maximize your social media and blog posts.   Smart contact lenses are going to change everything. How Generation Z is polar opposite of Millennials.   Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions and assassination. Megxit (meh).   Write in and share your questions or insight at mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com  website: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channels below!  Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5

1hr 13mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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O5O S01e10: Marriage, gov jobs, privacy rights

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing Jordan Peterson’s take on God and marriage relationships. Struggle with faith. Also mentioned, looking for a great paying government job? Sign up at USAJobs.gov. Discussing Rex Lee’s (friend of the show) article about tech company’s stealing our personal info — full article: https://bit.ly/39X0u2X. Politics: Drone takes out Iran general Soleimani. Trump impeachment stall. Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes speech. Write in and share your questions or insight at: mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channels below! YouTube: https://youtu.be/BtQu8vh_GDs Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5 #podcastshow #politics#entrepreneurship #barryedwards #merlegarrison #losangeles #cleveland #overfiftystartingover #salesandmarketing #politicallyincorrect #gunviolence #nfl #branding #selfemployment #passionforwork #exercisemotivation #newyear2020

1hr 5mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Over 50 Starting Over podcast 9: 12-31-19

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison. New Years Special! Discussing ups and downs of 2019, New Year Resolutions for 2020. Social/racial hypocrisy of NFL. The impeachment stall, and the controversy of gun violence with latest Texas church shooting.   Write in and share your questions or insight at mail@OverFiftyStartingOver.com website: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com Subscribe to your preferred channel below! Full video: Youtube: https://bit.ly/35RofHl  Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5

1hr 2mins

1 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Over 50 Starting Over podcast 8: 12-24-19

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison. Christmas special! Discussing the political incorrectness of "Merry Christmas". The "Santa Lie". Holiday shopping and the stress of presents. End of the year stress for sales people vs entrepreneurs.  Impeachment proceedings and the constitutional ramifications.   Homepage: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com. Original video at https://youtu.be/OCaRotsUASw Subscribe to your preferred channel: Apple podcasts: https://apple.co/2tLtLNI Google podcasts: https://bit.ly/2SldjxG Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3990aOb Overcast: https://bit.ly/3632Yug RadioPublic: https://bit.ly/36ZJYx5  

1hr 6mins

25 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Over 50 Starting Over podcast 6: 12-12-19

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing vitamins (part 1). Relationships - dating, marriage, being single. Dating with children. Taking responsibility for our perspectives and outcomes – key to success. Public speaking and your career. Failure vs success. Automation and AI challenging careers. Trump impeachment hearings.  Subscribe!!!   Catch our original videos and leave comments on our Over Fifty Starting Over channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG1qDJCE1bUXgBjFgYFbA-w? Can also subscribe to our podcast on:  Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/over-fifty-starting-over/id1489811514 Google podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xMTAxNjhhOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5llem5NClyFgUVFGpd6kvw Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1489811514/over-fifty-starting-over RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/over-fifty-starting-over-GE0ba4  Homepage: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 13mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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Over 50 Starting Over podcast 5: 12-05-19

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing alternate sources of income for self-employed. Guilt and Shame vs unconditional love. Quantum physics and Infinity. Christianity vs the Big Bang/evolution. Tulsi Gabbert vs Democrats. Capitalism vs Socialism Part 1. Current events: Trump impeachment hearings. sports announcer suspended, Lamar jackson.  Subscribe!!!  Can also see the original video:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG1qDJCE1bUXgBjFgYFbA-w?:  Homepage: https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 4mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #19

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Over Fifty Starting Over podcast 4: 11-26-19

Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison Thanksgiving special. Discussing appreciation for others. How we help people with our careers. Our fathers' untimely deaths, but our mothers' vibrancy.  The hurt of loss after death. Discussing Trump impeachment hearings and Navy Seal Eddie Gallager. Don't forget to "like" us and subscribe to this podcast!  Also catch our Over Fifty Starting Over Youtube channel to see the original videos!  https://youtu.be/uoltcLQ10m0 https://OverFiftyStartingOver.com

1hr 7mins

30 Nov 2019

Rank #20