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Why Storytelling is the Best Way to Teach (and Learn) Lessons | Business Coaching

Shawn and his grandfather Luben Walchef

A vacation to his homeland of Bulgaria doesn’t mean a break for Shawn Walchef when it comes to learning. In fact, it symbolizes a return to the origin. Returning to his roots and the country that birthed his biggest inspiration, Grandpa Luben Walchef, Bulgaria is where Shawn’s father-figure and most important mentor began his quest […]

Curiosity and Storytelling | Business Coaching Call with David Meltzer | DH055

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Lessons are best taught by stories. As humans, we learn best by hearing — and making sense of — stories that resonate with us. It helps to better understand a confusing world to hear a narrative with a moral. On this special episode of the Digital Hospitality podcast, we bring you inside another of Shawn […]

How This Former D1 Athlete Beat Depression and Changed Lives

Darryll Stinson 2019 NCAA Central Michigan

Darryll Stinson was competing against Draymond Green in 2008 for Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Michigan. In truth, he was competing against himself. Darryl Stinson is a guest on the Digital Hospitality podcast, where the inspirational leader talked with host Shawn Walchef about pulling himself up out of darkness to find a light to […]

From Pain to Potential | Darryll Stinson (Second Chance Athletes) | DH053

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On his journey, Darryll Stinson learned the power of positivity as a way to defeat despair. Now Darryll Stinson is sharing his stories and lessons with the world to help others on their path from pain to potential. Darryll Stinson is a guest on the Digital Hospitality podcast, where the inspirational leader talked with host […]

The Advantage of Knowing Nothing | Glenn Parker (Sports Industry) | DH049

Glenn Parker was a guest on the Digital Hospitality podcast where he talked with host Shawn Walchef about his fascinating career in the sports industry, career evolution, and his growth mindset.

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How to Pitch Your Big Idea with David Meltzer | Business Coaching

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Are you willing to be uncomfortable and share the big ideas you have for your brand with the universe? I wanted to share with you all an inside look into a personal business coaching call with my mentor David Meltzer. I shared my big idea in less than two minutes so that he could provide feedback […]

Living One Day at a Time: #SunriseGratitude and Sobriety

Sunrise Gratitude One Day at a Time Cali BBQ Media

My name is Shawn Walchef. I am an alcoholic sports bar owner who has been in recovery and sober since April 29, 2012. Living one day at time is a foundational principle of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program and other programs of recovery. This simple principle has the power to help so many people who […]

Lions don’t lose Sleep over Fretting the Sheep | David Meltzer (DH 022)

Learn to Live Like a Lion featuring David Meltzer

Every day, David Meltzer wonders: How can I be of service. David Meltzer is an entrepreneur, author, coach, speaker, and humanitarian. Yet, his greatest success is watching others succeed. “More and more is coming to me, I’m just making room for it now,” David Meltzer said on the Digital Hospitality podcast. “By being of service, […]

Personal Branding for Strategic Entrepreneurs | Jeff Fenster (DH 019)

Personal Branding for Strategic Entrepreneurs with Jeff Fenster of Everbowl

When Jeff Fenster does something, he goes all in. There’s no roadblock that can slow his momentum, and no wall in his way that he can’t break down. The San Diego “serial entrepreneur” behind many impressive brands (including Superfuel Coffee, WeBuild, and the ever-growing Everbowl) finds success in business by making friends and having fun. Jeff […]