Season 4, Episode 428: Haifa Blanchard – Author & Inspirational Speaker

Today’s guest is Haifa Blanchard. Haifa was leading a very downtrodden life after a near-death experience, suffering from a variety of health issues, and failing to pass her CPA exam. At the age of twenty-seven, she decided to turn her life around for the better.

Haifa Blanchard

After finding her spirituality and working hard to breed positivity in her life, she has transformed her life and landed her dream job. Haifa currently works as a director of finance and business operations in Miami, Florida.

You can learn more about her at www.HaifaBlanchard.com. PLUS: the first 5 people to drop us a line at support@MichaelNeeley.com with your name and email address, will get a copy of Aim Higher: Turning the Storms of My Past into My Biggest Accomplishments.

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Season 4, Episode 425: Getting Started (a REMIX of the most popular episode of 2026

Today’s show is a remix of Michael’s most popular episode from 2016. In this short topical content episode, Michael dives into our blind spot around what stops us from getting started. That zone where we make up a thousand reasons why we can’t start to go after what we want – whether it’s writing a book, changing careers, or any other dream we’ve had.

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“The inspiration you’re waiting for in order to get started, is on the other side of “starting”… and it’s waiting for you.”

The universe will rally behind you when you take action, so stop worrying about having everything be perfect, and that special moment when you are finally ready – you are ready NOW.

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Season 4, Episode 403: Scot Conway – Philosopher, Author, Teacher , and Wise Counselor

Today’s guest is Scot Conway, in 1988, Scot’s father told him, “You’re not much of a man. I can’t help you, because I never figured it out. You’re smart. You’ll have to figure it out.” On the way to discovering what it really means to be a man, Scot has become an accomplished martial artist, earning 7 black belts in varying degrees in as many disciplines, and is the founder of his own style: Guardian Martial Arts. 

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Scot has earned a law degree and a PhD and a host of other titles and credentials. He is a philosopher, author, teacher, wise counselor and, above all, a lover of people.  More importantly he has succeeded at what his father commissioned him to do: unearth the secret wisdom of Heroic Masculinity. 

Scot is on a mission to create a world where Gentlemen Knights come alongside Warrior Queens to exponentially up-level how the world loves.

You can learn more about him at www.heroicmasculinity.com.

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Season 4, Episode 402: Devin Galaudet – Author, Publisher, Traveler, and Teacher

Today’s guest is Devin Galaudet. Devin is the publisher of In The Know Bride, which chronicles his endeavor to marry his wife in 100 countries around the world. (They’ve married 20 times in 15 countries, so far). He has been teaching Kabbalah and the Western Mystery tradition for over twenty years and is a bishop for the Temple of the Silver Star.

Devin Galaudet

Devin has written for the Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, The Citron Review, and many other’s, and his memoir 10,000 Miles with my Dead Father’s Ashes is available in September and answers the question what do you do when you lose your father’s ashes and want to stop being a con man. 

 A frequently sought-after guest expert on relationship and travel, Devin has appeared on FOX-TV, NBC-TV, Reinvention Radio, EIPPY (the Experts Insights Publishing awards gala), the California Writers Coalition, JohnnyJet.com, the Jewish Journal, and hundreds of podcasts.

You can learn more about him at www.DevinGalaudet.com.

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Season 4, Episode 387: Michael Neeley – Podcast Host, Author & Mentor to Visionary Solopreneurs

In this episode, JJ Flizanes takes over the hosting role as she interviews Michael about how he helps coaches, authors, speakers, and holistic practitioners with a powerful message, spread it to the farthest reaches of the planet.

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We talk about the Four Pillars of Authority – Podcasting, Virtual Summits, Speaking from Stage, and Getting Published; and how you can use those in an exponentially powerful way to reach more people.

Your Authority Blueprint Live, Michael’s upcoming event, is made available to you at an amazing discount when you use the code MICHAEL at checkout. Simply click HERE to get more details and join Michael, JJ, and a whole tribe of conscious messengers at the next event.

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Season 4, Episode 377: Joie Cheng – Coach, Author, Speaker & Healer

Today’s guest is Joie Cheng, M.S.W. Joie is affectionately known as the Self-Love Transformation Queen, and is passionate about helping women love themselves so they can live their best life possible. She believes that when women heal… the world heals.

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Joie is a certified professional coach, author, speaker, mentor, healer, circle facilitator, and a trained yoga teacher. She is the best-selling author of her book The Naked Truth: A Woman’s Journey to Self-Love about her personal journey of healing herself naturally from depression through self-love.

You can learn more about her at www.joiecheng.com.

This episode is being brought to you by the HIVE, which you can learn more about here: HIVE Community.

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Season 3, Episode 353: Tiamo DeVettori – Transformational Speaker-Singer-Songwriter

Today’s guest is Tiamo DeVettori. Tiamo is a transformational speaker-singer-songwriter who has spoken to over 100,000 people on 250+ stages and combines speaking with original live music to deliver “Keynote Concerts”.

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He was named L.A. Music Award’s “Singer/Songwriter of the Year”, was featured on FOX, CBS, and NBC, and appeared as a guest on Jimmy Kimmel’s stage.

Tiamo is a #1 best-selling author and as Founder/CEO of Fearless Speaker Academy, leads his own multi 6-figure live seminars where he inspires emerging speakers and artists to share their gift and message with the world.

To grow your speaking career, get your free gift at: http://FearlessSpeakerBlueprint.com

You can check out what he’s up to by going to www.tiamokeynoteconcerts.com

This episode is being brought to you by the Relationships for Success Business Summit. Register for free TODAY to get access to 18 guest expert interviews on building relationships that can catapult your business.

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Season 3, Episode 349: Alexis Leiva – Spirit Quest Guide and Mentor

Today’s guest is Alexis Leiva. Born in San Francisco, Alexis works with artists, healers and conscious professionals struggling with Joy, Clarity and True Purpose. He has trained and worked in the Personal Development Industry for 15 years, and in the last 3 years has led four Shamanic Healing “Spirit Quest” retreats near Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Perú.

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In addition to plant medicine work, Alexis is also deeply passionate about music. As a conscious MC and DJ, he performs as Fllow at events and conscious parties in the Bay Area and beyond.

You can learn more about him at www.spiritquestprograms.com.

This episode is being brought to you by Your Authority Blueprint Live – the 3-day event that may actually change your destiny! To learn more about this premiere event for visionary solopreneurs and take advantage of the Early-Bird Special, go to www.MichaelNeeley.com or visit HERE for detailsNOTE: there are still a few FREE seats left.

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Season 3, Episode 347: Caley Versfelt – Actress and Motivational Speaker

Today’s guest is Caley Versfelt. In addition to being an actress, a professional speaker, and a board member for Special Olympics Southern California, Caley is in charge, in demand and incomparable. She grew up loved for who she is and aware of her outstanding, world-changing abilities. She embodies fun, acceptance, inclusion and passion, and she likes being who she is. As a matter of fact, everybody who meets her, likes who she is.

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According to Caley, herself, with Down Syndrome, and her mom Shail Versfelt, giving opportunities to individuals with special needs, spreads acceptance and inclusion, which improves their lives and the communities where they live.

I’m super excited to have Caley join us here today on Consciously Speaking to share her insights and wisdom.

You can learn more about her at www.CaleyVersfelt.com.

This episode is being brought to you by Your Authority Blueprint Live – the 3-day event that may actually change your destiny! To learn more about this premiere event for visionary solopreneurs and take advantage of the Super Early-Bird Special (expiring 4/30/18 at midnight PST), go to www.MichaelNeeley.com or visit HERE for detailsNOTE: there are a limited number of scholarships available. Follow the previous links for more details and to apply.

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Season 3, Episode 346: Raana Zia – Spiritual Self-Help Author

Today’s guest is Raana Zia. Raana is a corporate finance executive turned spiritual, self-help author.  She has spent her career holding executive level leadership roles in large Fortune 500 retail companies including the position of Chief Financial Officer.  She has spent over 15 years developing leaders and teams to maximize their abilities and achieve their professional goals in the corporate world.  Her passion for personal and leadership development and an intense desire to discover her own purpose and potential led her down an unexpected path of self-realization and spirituality.

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Raana’s journey into self-discovery opened her up to a greater understanding of her direct connection and influence over her reality.  Her realizations and personal experiences compelled her to write the book Your Hidden Light: A Personal Guide to Creating Your Desired Life in order to share with others what she believes is the most direct and efficient path to achieving your desires and living a life of happiness, continued growth, and fulfilment.

You can learn more about Raana and her book at www.yourhiddenlight.com.

This episode is being brought to you by Your Authority Blueprint Live – the 3-day event that may actually change your destiny! To learn more about this premiere event for visionary solopreneurs and take advantage of the Super Early-Bird Special (expiring 4/30/18 at midnight PST), go to www.MichaelNeeley.com or visit HERE for detailsNOTE: there are a limited number of scholarships available. Follow the previous links for more details and to apply.

Be sure to subscribe to Consciously Speaking so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!

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