Former TV meteorologist, Jerrid Sebesta, walked away from a successful career in 2014 to find more purpose in his life and work. Based on Ben Taatjes' book, "Repurposed: The Untold Story of Retirement in America" where Ben encourages retirees to walk into a life of greater purpose - Jerrid teaches and inspires you to live a life of purpose, meaning and impact. Look for interviews with authors, experts in this field, people that have discovered their purpose in unusual ways and people that have left a dent in society or their field of work. Find out what motivates them and how others can follow their lead and leave a lasting legacy.


The 4 elements for living in your sweet-spot (ep. 25)

Paul Sohn, author of "Quarter-Life Calling: Pursuing Your God-Given Purpose in Your Twenties", believes your sweet-spot is at the intersection of four specific areas of self-discovery. Paul shares his own story of finding his calling after leaving his dream job at a Fortune 500 company. He also gives practical advice for people, young and old, wanting to have an impact and leave a legacy. Get more information on Paul Sohn at and

Past Episodes

Debbie L. Mayer, author of After the Crash: Grieving With Hope in Light of Eternity", lost her three daughters in a car accident on New Years Day of 2004, just two days before her sons wedding. She is now using her story to encourage others dealing with loss and tragedy. Debbie explains the reasons this event has given her a more-focused purpose for her life and how we can all use our story to impact others. For more information on Debbie L. Mayer and the book, After the Crash, go to
Nathan Rueckert, artist, and founder of The Baseball Seams Company, doesnt just make art using old baseballs. He is on a mission to impact peoples lives for eternity. Nathan gives his formula for finding purpose in life and advice to those struggling to find their own unique calling. Recently, Nathan launched a book called, America at the Seams: 50 Stories in 50 States of How Baseball Unites Our Country. Get more information at
Two years ago, Steve Frazier, TV meteorologist at FOX9 in the Twin Cities, got the worst news of his life. He had pancreatic cancer. After two brushes with death and losing 90 pounds, Steve is now wrapping up treatments giving him a new outlook on life. Steve talks the importance of planning financially, not procrastinating and living with freedom. This is a raw, unedited episode that will challenge you to live each day with gratitude. You can follow Steve on Facebook and Twitter.
Derek Mount, former lead guitarist for Family Force 5 discovered his purpose at a young age watching the movie, "Back to the Future". Through his 11-year stint with the band, Derek recounts several stories of impact through FF5's music and touring around the world. Derek talks about his struggle with defining his new identity since leaving FF5 in April of 2017 and identifies three key principles to live a life of purpose, meaning, and impact. For more information on Derek Mount go to You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @DerekRMount. Check our Derek's latest music projects, Brique a Braq and Juno Kids, on Spotify.
Eriq Nelson, a.k.a. The Dude from Star Studio at Childrens Minnesota is using his improv skills to impact the most vulnerable of people. Hear Eriq's formula for finding your own purpose in life and how this coincides with the mantra at Star Studio. He also unpacks why leaving a legacy isnt on his radar and the reason its so important to get outside of your comfort zone when it comes to serving others.

Star Studio is the in-house TV station at Childrens Minnesota. From dual studios located on hospital campuses in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Star Studio provides patients and families with positive, memorable experiences through unique, interactive programming. A broad range of content is thoughtfully prepared for viewing 24 hours a day on all hospital televisions. Patients, families, staff, and other fans can continue to watch on Star Studio's website which streams live broadcasts and highlights past shows.

For more information on Star Studio and The Dude go to
Minnesota Lynx star and four-time WNBA champion, Lindsay Whalen, believes being a great leader starts with service. Lindsay unpacks the idea of putting your teammates before yourself and how it opens the door to having a lasting impact. She also traces her basketball roots back to playing pick-up games at the Hutchinson Recreation Center. Lindsay Whalen is a two-time Olympic and World Championship gold medal recipient. Most recently she was inducted into the University of Minnesota Hall of Fame. Find Lindsay on Twitter (@Lindsay_13) and Instagram (
Kenny and Danny King of King Brothers Clothiers and authors of the book, The Image Advantage: Maximize Your Most Overlooked Asset, dont just make custom suits. They are in the business of impacting others. Hear their take on this idea of life's purpose and calling as young entrepreneurs raised in west-central Minnesota. The King brothers say identifying your own unique currency is the key. Also, hear about how the recent death of their grandfather made them re-evaluate their own legacy. For more information on King Brother Clothiers and the book, The Image Advantage, go to
Author, Boz Bostrom, sheds light on John Gagliardi's life in his book, A Legacy Unrivaled. John Gagliardi, former Saint Johns University football coach is a living legend, not only for his historic 60-year coaching career but mostly for his people-impact. As a friend and former player, Bostrom gives a first-hand perspective on Johns career, the things that make him special, and how you can implement key attitudes for impacting others. For more information on the book, A Legacy Unrivaled, go to
Former Minnesota Viking, Chad Greenway, gives a unique perspective of life, purpose and impact as a professional football player. Greenway talks about his late father, Alan, and the three major life-lessons he passed onto Chad growing up on a farm in eastern South Dakota. Chad also mentions the key for having an impact on others and the importance of taking advantage of life's opportunities. For more information on Chad Greenway and his Lead the Way Foundation visit

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