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Whether you don’t want to read, don’t have the time to read, or are simply on the lookout for great books to read, you’re in the right spot. With the discipline of wrestling and professional fighting and the lesson planning of a former teacher, I study all kinds of books (including kids' books) and teach their lessons. I also interview guests from all walks of life. A bit about me, the host...former Spanish teacher turned UFC fighter. Fight name: The Spaniard. Current mission is to embody and inspire lifelong learning through speaking, writing and podcasting.

Charlie "The Spaniard" Brenneman


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    Talks 375 - Bobby Somers, Army Vet, Chef for FitOps Foundation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 95:35

    Whew. This is a raw episode. Bobby Somers tells Spanny about his rough childhood. But then he proceeds to share deep, hard-won wisdom about taking responsibility … drawing inspiration from his children and his wife and from mentors including Matt Hesse and John Cena … clinging to the truth, especially about himself … and learning to open up for healing. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 186 - I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Repeat)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 13:02

    Originally posted on March 31, 2020 (Kids 186), today's episodes tells the story of Martin Luther King Jr.'s fight for racial equality. He believed in a more peaceful and kind world where people are judged by their character and not the color of their skin. As yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I thought this was a timely episode to re-post.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: I am Martin Luther King Jr.  Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website  

    Books 1451 - One Small Step Can Change Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 24:04

    *NOTE: This is the first time we'll be covering an entire book in one single episode. My hope is to grow this show, and this is an experiment to see if one episode per book helps with growth. Please offer feedback at @charliespaniard.  This week's book is about continuous improvement. It's about breaking down goals into small, often tiny, manageable steps. Initially a concept brought about during WWII, kaizen has transformed Japanese business and can be used in your daily life to tackle the obstacles to change that stand in your way.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: One Small Step Can Change Your Life Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1450 - Ikigai 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 5:36

    We finish the week with a reassuring and comforting perspective on life, as well as some specific "rules of ikigai." ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Ikigai Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1449 - Ikigai 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 6:55

    This book is timely, in my life and yours. So much is going on in the world that we have no control over, and we've all been tested these last two years. Today's episode focuses on "the last of human freedoms." Tune in to learn more about it. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Ikigai Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 374 - Aaron Alexander, Author, ”The Align Method” (New Re-Release)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 63:03

    Spend a little time at Aaron Alexander's Instagram, and you'll find a guy having a lot of fun staying fit and living healthy, while also giving valuable tips without laying on guilt. You'll get the same vibe from this talk with Spanny. AA mentions the idea of being a ”free soul” (at least for fleeting stretches). Yeah, man, you'll see that he has a handle on it. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Align Method Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1448 - Ikigai 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 5:02

    I think you know by now that I love learning. Fortunately, I've learned how vital learning is to keeping your mind and brain functioning well. Today's episode discusses the connection between learning and longevity, as well as the importance of de-stressing your life.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Ikigai Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 185 - Who Was Milton Hershey?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 12:07

    One of my favorite people to learn and talk about is Milton Hershey. His life and business are fascinating. His story is one of vision, trying, failing, succeeding, loving, purpose and so much more. I hope you enjoy this brief account of a fascinating man and the legacy he left behind.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Who Was Milton Hershey? Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1447 - Ikigai 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 6:08

    The first topic of today's episode: Don't retire! Ikigai requires an active life for as long as your health possibly allows. After talking about NOT retiring, we dive into the connection of Ikigai and having a purpose in life. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Ikigai Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1446 - Ikigai 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 5:33

    Last week we talked about Danish secrets to a long and happy life, and this week we take a look at the Japanese concept of Ikigai, another cultural concept that revolves around living a long and happy life. Enjoy today's introduction.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Ikigai Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1445 - The Little Book of Hygge 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 7:00

    I don't know about you, but as I get older, peace and happiness become more and more important. And books like this help to clarify, organize and strategize your life in that pursuit. We end this series with some action-based steps you and I can implement in our lives to improve our levels of happiness.  Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Little Book of Hygge Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1444 - The Little Book of Hygge 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 6:42

    Simple. Cheap. Pure. These are a few of the words that come to my mind when reading and thinking about hygge. Today's episode shares some simple, cheap and pure activities you can do to enhance the hygge in your life.  Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Little Book of Hygge Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 373 - Matt Hesse, Army Vet and Founder, FitOps and University of Health & Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 77:54

    As Matt Hesse talks to Spanny, you'll see Matt's heart for service and his insight into identity and vulnerability. His circuitous path led from his challenging Midwest upbringing to derailment of his athletic plans to military service to a passion for physical training and guidance for his fellow veterans. All of this has generated an inspiring facility in Arkansas that helps students identify and live their purpose. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website  

    Books 1443 - The Little Book of Hygge 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 5:56

    If you could make a list of your most enjoyable daily activities and your least enjoyable daily activities, what would they be? And can you systematically pursue happiness? This and more on today's episode.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Little Book of Hygge Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 184 - Sticks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 16:33

    "Sometimes things happen, and the reasons aren't clear, but give it some time and the answers appear..." This appears on the back cover of "Sticks", and it's an invaluable life lesson to all of us. I'm excited to share this week's Kids book, as it's something we can all relate to. ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: Sticks Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1442 - The Little Book of Hygge 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 5:47

    Tune in to learn the best predictor of happiness, and to do a thought-exploration that will put your happiness at the forefront of your thinking.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Little Book of Hygge Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1441 - The Little Book of Hygge 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 3:38

    "Danish secrets to happy living" is the subtitle of this book, and I thought it would be a great one to kick off the year. Why is Denmark one of the happiest countries in the world? Let's find out! Enjoy today's introductory episode.  ... Click here to learn more about the World's Toughest Book Club. To help support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Little Book of Hygge Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1440 - AC/DC 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 5:20

    As the lights are about to shine bright this New Year's Eve, we end the story of the standards war by shedding a bit more light on the two biggest players in the battle: Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse. These are two fascinating men in a story that left its mark on history. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1439 - AC/DC 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 5:23

    Wait until you hear what transpired with Harold Turner and his electrical experiments in the late 1800s. It was tough to read about, but it's a piece of history that does indeed exist. Turner's objective was clear: Prove DC current was better and safer than AC. By way of these experiments and by attaching AC to death (another piece of history AND a marketing strategy by Team DC), the war of standards continued to wage on.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 372 - Return Visit - Jonny Mac, Rival Brothers Coffee

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 90:51

    Chef Jonny Mac gives an up-close view of battling through the pandemic, even as his company's stores re-enter shutdowns and restrictions. He and Spanny discuss clinging to high values in the face of confusion, disagreements and no-win situations. In inspiring fashion, Jonny is aiming for wisdom, kindness and understanding. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Subscribe, leave a review and utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1438 - AC/DC 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 3:46

    Today we meet two additional players in the early years of electricity: Nikola Tesla (no relation to the Tesla car as far as I know) and George Westinghouse. These two would come to evolve and develop the alternative to Edison's DC current, AC, or alternating current. This is where the war really starts to heat up. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 183 - Who is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 8:48

    Santa brought me a handful of kids' books this year, and this is one of them. The Rock is a steady source of inspiration and motivation for me, especially since I stopped fighting and looked to build another career. On today's episode, you'll get a quick glance as his life journey, one that centers on his work ethic, personality and desire to do good in the world.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Who is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson? Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1437 - AC/DC 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 5:08

    There are some major players in the history of electricity, and today we talk about two of them: Ben Franklin and Thomas Edison. Franklin laid the groundwork that Edison would build upon and take to a new level. In the war of AC vs. DC, Edison was backing DC, and his work was built upon the direct current it produced.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1436 - AC/DC 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 4:30

    This book is a gem. It is "the savage tale of the first standards war", and it tells the story of electricity. The battle of currents, AC vs. DC, is a fascinating look at how one of the things we tend to take for granted, electricity, came to be. Enjoy today's intro episode. (And don't worry. I knew nothing about the details of electricity. Science was not my strength. And I REALLY enjoyed this book).  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: AC/DC Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1435 - The Comfort Crisis 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 5:10

    We sum up the week with some awesome knowledge on the benefits of thinking about the reality of life and death, what makes Bhutan one of the happiest places on Earth, the benefits of cold and exercise and what makes Icelandic men the oldest living on Earth. All in just a few minutes! And Merry Christmas Eve! ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Comfort Crisis Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1434 - The Comfort Crisis 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 6:11

    I supposed today's episode could be summed up into one sentence: Get outside and feel hunger. But, I promise there's a lot more to it. So let's go! ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Comfort Crisis Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 371 - Return Visit - Jack Zerby on Perseverance and Perspective

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 54:46

    Jack Zerby, longtime pal of The Spaniard returns for a quick recap of his first visit (way back in Episode 85), followed by updates on how he's made his way through the pandemic while centered on the important things. He has fresh business adventures to share, along with parenting insights and tips on working from home.   ... To support The Spaniard Show, utilize the links below: Get these books here: The Comfort Crisis, Can't Hurt Me Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1433 - The Comfort Crisis 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 6:47

    Would you rather be alone with yourself, or shock yourself? You'll be surprised at the results of this study conducted at UVA. This, and much more, on today's show.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Comfort Crisis Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 182 - The Smart Cookie

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 12:07

    Another great book in the series, The Smart Cookie teaches us to relax, try things and find out what we like. No one's got it all figured out, but if we keep trying, we can figure some of it out.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Smart Cookie Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1432 - The Comfort Crisis 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 5:17

    Today you will learn about an ancient ritual of challenging yourself that you can apply to your life today, how fewer problems do not equal being more satisfied and how learning skills can help slow down time.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Comfort Crisis Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1431 - The Comfort Crisis 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 6:09

    This week's book is all about getting uncomfortable. In terms of what we need today as a society, this book nails it. Tune in, and then go read it (link below). Let's get started... ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: The Comfort Crisis Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1430 - Rocky 5 (Life Magazine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 6:13

    It's been an inspiring and nostalgic week talking about my hero, Rocky Balboa. Seeing that move as a young boy set my life on a course, and I haven't looked back since. We finish off the week with some story behind the "Creed" series, a stat that may inspire you to pursue your own dreams and a look to the future. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1429 - Rocky 4 (Life Magazine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 5:31

    Tune in to learn about the real lives of three major people in Rocky's life and team - Adrian, Mickey and Paulie - as well as something I didn't know about the movie "Rocky Balboa."  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 370 - Dreadisode - Dread Reviews a Year of Pursuing Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 67:14

    Spanny's mysterious behind-the-scenes helper Dread returns to update listeners on his major activity in 2021—hustling for reviews of one of his books, ”The Red Button.” He describes learning lessons the hard way, and he and Spanny break down the healthy reasons why they don't talk as much as they did back in the day. * Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Subscribe, leave a review and utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1428 - Rocky 3 (Life Magazine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 5:57

    The theme song of my life debuted in Rocky III, and it's back story is a good one. We also talk Mr. T, Drago and some more real-life behind-the-scenes that sent one actor to the hospital. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1427 - Rocky 2 (Life Magazine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 5:14

    A few of my favorite lines and some cool behind-the-scenes fill today's show, as well as a bit of real-life Sylvester Stallone insight into his rise to stardom following the first Rocky movie. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 181 - Freddie the Farting Snowman

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 11:55

    I generally choose kids books/topics that teach valuable life lessons, but not today. Today is all about fun...and some grossness! I came across this series when searching for kids' Christmas books, and it had me lol'ing. I hope you enjoy this brief bit of potty humor for the holidays! ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Freddie the Farting Snowman Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1426 - Rocky 1 (Life Magazine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 5:15

    We're doing something a little different this week in that this week's book is a...magazine. My wife recently got me the Life Magazine 45 Years of Rocky Balboa edition, and it's something I wanted to bring to the show. You'll learn, re-learn, smile, laugh and get chills this week at we take a look at a huge inspiration in my life, Rocky Balboa. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1425 - Blueprint 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 5:04

    Comprehensive in nature, this book does a great job of breaking the big picture down into manageable steps. We finish off our week with a reminder of one of the most common concepts I've come across in life and in learning, the of "The Power of the 1 per cent." ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Blueprint Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1424 - Blueprint 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 5:35

    Today we learn about building a solid foundation of training ("train to train") and specialization of sport.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Blueprint Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 369 - Solosode - World's Toughest Book Club

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 21:13

    With 2021 coming to a close, I've started to reflect on this past year in terms of business while at the same time considering the exact future that I want to build. It's been a long road since COVID KO'd the speaking business, but we've come a long way and are currently in a good spot. Looking ahead to 2022, I have a vision of adding another aspect to my business - building the podcast and podcast community. This episode is a summary of some recent brainstorming.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Subscribe, leave a review and utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1423 - Blueprint 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 5:24

    Training, performance and genetics are all linked, and today we learn how. You'll also enjoy Ross's encouragement of getting some more shut-eye! ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Blueprint Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website  

    Kids 180 - Student Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 15:31

    As a parent, coach and speaker, I interact with young people on a regular basis. And I'm consistently amazed at the insight I get from interacting with them. Today's episode is a glimpse into their minds w/ questions following a recent presentation.  ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1422 - Blueprint 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 6:04

    Today's episode breaks down the 365-day training cycle Ross uses to rebuild his body. It's a training cycle you can use directly in planning an adventure of your own, or a mindset you can incorporate into your everyday training. Either way, it's extremely useful stuff! ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Blueprint Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1421 - Blueprint 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 5:08

    One of my favorite health/fitness/adventure authors to read, Ross Edgley teaches us in Blueprint how to "Build a Bulletproof Body for Extreme Adventure in 365 Days." Suffering a broken shoulder and bruised body following his Great British Swim, Ross takes us through a structured year of training to get back to form. You'll enjoy the mix of philosophy and hands-on training this book teaches. Enjoy today's introduction episode. ... Want to help support The Spaniard Show? Utilize the links below: Get this book here: Blueprint Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    BONUS Books - Restart 1-5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 27:44

    An idea I've been tossing around for quite awhile was reborn with a message from a longtime listener and friend - combining the Books episodes into one, single, longer episode. So I've combined Books 1416-1420 into one seamless audio file to get your thoughts and gather feedback. I personally enjoy the daily episodes and would consume them as a listener (were I not producing the show), but some of you may prefer the one seamless file. Either way, please let me know! ... To support The Spaniard Show: Get this book here: Restart Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Books 1420 - Restart 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 5:29

    Change. Kindness. Identity. Values. These are just a few of the many teaching points in this week's book. We finish off this series with a hopeful look to the future, one that instills hope in our power to change. ... To support The Spaniard Show: Get this book here: Restart Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website  

    Books 1419 - Restart 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 4:44

    As Chase interacts with new and old friends, he's starting to feel more and more disconnected from the old Chase. He's starting to see life differently and want to act differently than his old self. Conflicts and tensions arise with his old bullying buddies. His past, though largely forgotten, is slowly coming back. ... To support The Spaniard Show: Get this book here: Restart Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Talks 368 - Solosode - Disney World!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 42:25

    Five and eight. Those are the ages we've been telling our kids that we'll go to Disney World. And in 2021, they are five and eight. This week's episode is a summary of our recent trip to the most magical place on Earth. From the planning and prep, to the park layouts, the rides, the food, the logistics and the pure joy, this is a rundown of our trip. It'll be extremely informational and educational for those considering a trip to Disney, and a memory-stoking listen for those who've had the fortune to already visit. Enjoy! … To support The Spaniard Show, please visit charliespaniard.com, where you can: Purchase books from my reading list. Purchase my two books - DRIVEN and Becoming the World's Toughest Lifelong Learner.  Inquire about my speaking information. Sign up/sign your kids up for Spaniard School, an online school for character development for students.  

    Books 1418 - Restart 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 4:39

    There are so many cool scenes in the book that make you think, and today's scene is one of my favorites. While Chase returns to his first day of eight grade, still unclear of his past, his principal lays it to him straight, that he has an opportunity to start fresh, something many people would love to have. Thought confused, Chase starts to really dive into his past and the type of person he was. ... To support The Spaniard Show: Get this book here: Restart Purchase all your books here: Spaniard Show Reading List For speaking information, click here: Spaniard Website

    Kids 179 - Disney World! (A Preview)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 2:19

    For the longest time, my wife had said she wanted to go to Disney World when the kids were five and eight. Well, they're five and eight! We came down the day after Thanksgiving and have been enjoying the most magical place on Earth. As this is my first trip to Disney, I wanted to fill you in on my first impressions and some things I've learned along the way. It'll be uber basic for some of you and very educational for others. Enjoy the magic! … To support The Spaniard Show, please visit charliespaniard.com, where you can: Purchase books from my reading list. Purchase my two books - DRIVEN and Becoming the World's Toughest Lifelong Learner.  Inquire about my speaking information. Sign up/sign your kids up for Spaniard School, an online school for character development for students.

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