By Shannon Pilcher
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Choices is a bi-weekly podcast designed to inspire each of us to be more mindful with our choices, equipping us with the optimism and awareness to look outside the box and to imagine lifestyles that are often not identified in a “career guide.” Host, Shannon Pilcher, is world champion skydiver, educator and entrepreneur who has spent 26 years traveling the globe and living life on his terms. Pilcher’s guests have each learned to live meaningful, fulfilling lives that will inspire you to reconsider yours. Firsthand accounts of their successes, failures, choices and habits will empower you to avoid the rat race, and choose a lifestyle that’s right for you.
||CleanDanny Kuptzov: Russian-Israeli sage shares his philosophy for living free - 011||In this conversation, Danny’s quiet wisdom shines bright. He talks about the power of meditation, the generosity of giving someone or something your attention, and the creative power of our words. An involved father of a nine-year old daughter,...||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMelissa Burns: Champion Aerobatic Pilot Talks About Goal Setting and Staying Open to New Opportunities - 010||Champion aerobatic pilot talks about the power of setting goals, of staying open to new opportunities, the importance of not letting our external identities define who we really are, the value of recognizing other peoples' achievements, the importance..||2/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTrevor Cedar: Boxing gym entrepreneur offers firsthand wisdom for anyone struggling with addiction - 009||Trevor shares the story of his journey from Miami night club doorman to a successful boxing gym magnate. Until drug addiction, and a recession, nearly cost him everything. Today Trevor is a new man, living a new lifetime, and he’s on fire to help...||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPete Allum: British skydiving icon shares his perspectives on building a healthy and sustainable lifestyle -- 008||In this episode, Pete talks about staying fit and feeling good at 53 (he's a triathlete, btw), including sustained mobility, atrophy prevention, strength and endurance training. He shares his views on formal education, and ways he believes that...||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAntonio Arias: Performing in the face of fear and staying present in a future-oriented society.||In this episode Antonio shares his perspective about staying open to opportunities, performing in the face of fear, self-awareness and the value of pushing his mind. He talks about the attractiveness of the unknown, the patience and support of...||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDomi Kiger: How Keeping a 'Yes' Mindset Leads to New Opportunities - 006||In this episode Domi shares how an obsession with reading and with seizing opportunities — for better or worse — keeps her mind sharp and her life fulfilling. Domi attributes many elements to her happiness, including a loving and stable childhood,..||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeter Begalla: Family Enterprise Consultant, University Lecturer, Conference Director and Father of Three shares some pivotal moments in his extraordinarily balanced life - 005||Family enterprise consultant, university lecturer, conference director and father of three, attributes his experiences of living and working in a kibbutz in Israel, attending Quaker school and studying abroad in Italy, as valuable stepping stones in...||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMartin Lemay: French-Canadian skydiver, trapeze artist and juggler shares his perspective on living a happy life - 004||French-Canadian skydiver, trapeze artist and juggler, Martin Lemay, talks about the importance of clear communication, working hard towards your goals and understanding what’s in and out of your control. Please subscribe, rate and review. Thank you!||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFred Williams: SEAL, CEO & Family Man, Shares His Secret Sauce for Living a Life Without Regrets - 003||Former Navy SEAL, Fred Williams, now president of a global parachuting contractor, shares how his diverse life experiences — including raising a family and skydiving next to Mt. Everest — have all contributed to his continuous growth as a husband,..||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChris Cyr: Martial Artist, Dog Whisperer and All-Around Craftsman - 002||In this episode we talk about the value of stress, the meanings of success and happiness, finding balance, the importance of self talk and just getting started. If you're enjoying the show, please let us know with positive reviews and feedback on iTunes||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJaNette and Steve Lefkowitz: Living a dream, one pragmatic step at a time. - 001||JaNette and Steve are MIT grads who, after a short stint in the corporate world, gave up high-paying careers to pursue competitive skydiving, full-time. In this episode we talk about their journey, including their pragmatic approach to pursuing their...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Debut Episode!||In this debut episode, Shannon shares his motivation for creating this show, along with what you can expect from future guests and future episodes. Subscribe now for bi-weekly conversations with extraordinary people.||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Inspiring and interesting discussions
Intriguing conversations that inspire you to fulfill your dreams and follow your heart, while being practical about real life challenges and requirements!
Worth your time!!
This podcast is great! It’s for sure a great value exchange for your time. Give it a shot!
Loved the SEAL interview fun!