38 episodes

Welcome to “Discovering Wisdom, over Coffee with Mark Bertrang”, author in “Investments Don’t Hug; Embracing the Life Insurance Asset”.
During each podcast, Mark visits with a guest who shares life experiences, career knowledge and the gift of their personal wisdom. Knowledge may be acquired quickly; but, wisdom often takes a lifetime.
Each of these audio podcasts are like sitting at a table with Mark and a guest, sharing important lessons of wisdom over a cup of coffee. Discussions may be mild, while some conversations may be of a bold, dark roast variety; but the goal for each is to provide new information from an expert in their field to help make your life more fulfilling.

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Welcome to “Discovering Wisdom, over Coffee with Mark Bertrang”, author in “Investments Don’t Hug; Embracing the Life Insurance Asset”.
During each podcast, Mark visits with a guest who shares life experiences, career knowledge and the gift of their personal wisdom. Knowledge may be acquired quickly; but, wisdom often takes a lifetime.
Each of these audio podcasts are like sitting at a table with Mark and a guest, sharing important lessons of wisdom over a cup of coffee. Discussions may be mild, while some conversations may be of a bold, dark roast variety; but the goal for each is to provide new information from an expert in their field to help make your life more fulfilling.

    Mental Health during the Pandemic

    Mental Health during the Pandemic

    Guest – Judy Shoults, Mental Health Advocate. Sharing her own story of depression and the journey to mental health wholeness, Judy Shoults, the 2013 Shining Star Award recipient during Mental Health Awareness month. Judy is a member of the La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative, community booster, and is a strong advocate on behalf of those affected by mental illness.

    • 57 min
    “Safe Home” during the Corona Virus

    “Safe Home” during the Corona Virus

    Music and hope – living at home during the pandemic. A conversation and songs with John Smith – Singer/Songwriter, while we’re staying safely in place.

    • 40 min
    Sicily, The CoronaVirus & Black Swans

    Sicily, The CoronaVirus & Black Swans

    A recent trip to Sicily: Let's take a walk together through an Italian marketplace and discuss the CoronaVirus and unpredictable Black Swans; and how they may affect our lives.

    • 10 min
    Life Insurance - What the Industry has to say about it.

    Life Insurance - What the Industry has to say about it.

    Today there are many slick presentations to help sway clients from one product to another product based on 'expected' returns and 'potentially' lower premiums.  Mark Bertrang has learned over the past thirty years that the promises made through a Whole Life Insurance contract are promises that are kept.  This is his conversation based on a recent supplement produced by an insurance company industry watchdog - AM Best.

    • 22 min
    What’s on Mark Bertrang's reading list?

    What’s on Mark Bertrang's reading list?

    If you’re green, you’re growing. If you’re ripe, you rot. What are you doing to improve yourself mentally? Mark Bertrang carves out some time to discuss his current reading list and recommendations.

    • 17 min
    Moving? Where do you begin? Who do you hire?

    Moving? Where do you begin? Who do you hire?

    Guest – Colin Luz, Owner discusses moving services, entrepreneurship and running a business with Mark Bertrang, Author. Learn how a college project became a thriving moving business for this Viterbo University graduate.

    • 55 min

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