Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

October 29, 2015
Hosted by Richard Flint

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What would you do if your life was turned upside down and left you standing with nothing to hold on to? This was the world of Steve Sands. One day he had it all, and in a span of one week, it was all gone. Many would throw up their hands; throw in the towel and cry “Foul!” Not Steve! He stood tall and through his faith took the lemons he had been handed and made lemonade. His positive spirit will spark your life!

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One thing is true about life. The road you travel is never a straight line, nor is it without curves, hills or detours. There will always be signs you are moving too fast to see clearly. You need to be able to handle the unexpected and unpredictable events that come your way. That means YOU need a resource to help you prepare for the life you want by dealing with the life you have. That resource is Richard Flint and THE POWER TO BE. Each week Richard Flint guides you through life’s struggles with an understanding on why they are part of your life, why you battle with them, and give you insights and processes to control their effect on your life. As Richard says, there are only two directions your life can go: in circles or forward. THE POWER TO BE hour is about preparing you to go forward by unleashing the power that is within you.

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Richard Flint

Richard Flint

For over 30 years, Richard Flint has been traveling the globe playing in people’s minds and teaching them the process of becoming better. It has been said on more than one occasion that he knows you better than you know yourself.

Richard explores his philosophies and teachings with thousands of people on a weekly basis. This journey has led him through the world of university teaching, private counseling, author, TV personality, professional speaking and working as a private and business consultant.

As a university instructor he challenged the minds of young people to respond to their dream and not settle for what society tells them they can have.

As a professional speaker, Richard challenges people daily to face their design, challenge their behavior and seek to find the opportunity that lies in the midst of their daily journey.

As a private coach, Richard spends a year in the lives of people helping them reach inside, find their dream and achieve it.

Whether it's through his seminars, webinars, CDs, books, Morning Minute, consulting services, or his StarMaker Conference, the comments are the same. His insights are thought-provoking and his processes work. All you have to do is implement them. Richard can help you find the path to a better life!

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