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Episode 6

Making Forgiveness A Priority, with Dean Smith

Dean is a high-performance coach for life and leadership and is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts on the topic of forgiveness.

He has a broad range of life experiences ranging from playing professional basketball to earning multiple awards as a nationally recognized sales professional.

In 2010, Dean was the subject of an award-winning documentary film. This film has been an inspiration around the globe and chronicles his journey to do what many believed was impossible.

Dean’s passion is helping leaders transform their thoughts, habits, and relationships so they can ignite their passion, increase their capacity, and improve their performance in all areas of life.

You can check Dean Smith out at: www.deanericsmith.com or email him directly at: dean@deansmithcoaching.com

What you will learn in this episode:

  • What words did Dean’s fifth father tell him that changed his life
  • Why Dean decided to name all of the people we cannot forgive Bob instead of using their real names
  • Why it’s important to practice forgiveness if we want to reach our full potential
  • What happens when we don’t forgive or don’t deal with our issues
  • What questions should you ask yourself when you begin to prioritize forgiveness
  • How Dean was able to forgive the man that murdered his mother and help save his life
  • What are the two things that most powerfully impact your brain

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April Ballestero

Author, Facilitator, Founder, Consultant, Speaker, and Strategic Leadership Coach guiding light bulb moments. Thankful to be celebrating 10 years of guiding, coaching, and leading industry leaders such as attorneys, coaches, chiropractors, financial planners, the real estate industry, and many other sales and business professionals across the nation. The celebration goes on to include over 20 years of business, professional and personal development which I am so honored to share as a vessel to our clients, coaches, and community.
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Eric Ballestero

Eric Ballestero has worked with Coach April Ballestero since before ONE LIGHT AHEAD®'s inception in 2011 while he was still in school and has continually brought new ideas and a lot of technical help to the team. He produced the first three seasons of Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® podcast in addition to being a continual partner of ONE LIGHT AHEAD®.