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Getting 2 Know U Pod Sean O'Grady

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Listen in and connect with guests from all types of backgrounds and parts of the world as they share THEIR STORIES letting us get to know them and bringing a new meaning to "social" media.

    183-Braie Swann: 2018 All SEC Gymnast for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Youth Gymnastics Coach, Prides herself on being Genuine

    183-Braie Swann: 2018 All SEC Gymnast for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Youth Gymnastics Coach, Prides herself on being Genuine

    Sean and Braie talk about:
    (2:34) being a successful gymnast and why that’s not common for “tall” folk
    (21:22) quitting Elite and her olympic goals in part because of a coach that was not nurturing and raising her like he should have
    (41:52) survivor vs victim labeling and connotations that come along with each 
    (57:40) difference between Elite and Level 10 gymnastics and how that impacted her olympic opportunities
    (1:21:00) choosing the University of Arkansas for gymnastics and missed NIL opportunities 
    (1:53:09) her college experience while competing at the University of Arkansas and the affect of the crowd on performance
    (2:06:20) coaching youth gymnastics 
     
    Get 2 Know more about Braie
    https://www.facebook.com/braieswann
    https://www.instagram.com/ayybraiebraie/
    https://www.tiktok.com/@ayybraiebraie
    https://youtube.com/channel/UCErMMZuDVM9caDIF5jdOW0g
    This is my ebook for gymnasts alsohttps://stan.store/braiemedia/braieswann_store/page/62544
     
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    • 2 hr 43 min
    182-Mona Bolouri: Iranian, PHD in Architecture, Migrated to Canada in 2020

    182-Mona Bolouri: Iranian, PHD in Architecture, Migrated to Canada in 2020

    Sean and Mona talk about:
    (2:33) The protests in Iran stemming from the death of Mahsa Amini because of compulsory hijab laws enforced by the Morality Police
    (33:49) Difference between the Morality Police and the Police Department in Iran
    (51:01) the Leader of Islamic Countries and the power dynamics with Iranian Leadership
    (1:14:35) Iran’s natural resources not helping to raise the living standard for citizens
    (1:40:45) Iranian college system and growing up non-religious
     
    Get 2 Know more about Mona
    IG: @mona.bolouri.bazzaz
     
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    • 2 hr 27 min
    181-Will Mohaupt: Founder of Futercopywriting.com, His Mom use to tell him Will Smith was his Dad, Chooses Tom Cruise Over Anyone

    181-Will Mohaupt: Founder of Futercopywriting.com, His Mom use to tell him Will Smith was his Dad, Chooses Tom Cruise Over Anyone

    Sean and Will talk about:
    (2:33) daydreaming about moving to New Hampshire for surfing
    (19:40) why he wants to move from the Portland area
    (35:36) how living in Japan for a month influenced him to become unwoke
    (55:14) giving up weed and the affect its had on his life
    (1:14:35) creating his own business
    (1:26:06) giving up on Will Smith because of the slap and his love of movies
    (1:46:26) sneaking on stage at a Doors concert leading to a life of risk taking
    (1:59:05) getting into the copywriting business and psychology’s role in being a successful copywriter
     
    Get 2 Know more about Will
    www.futurecopywriting.com
    IG: @futurecopynow
     
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    • 2 hr 48 min
    180- Carianne Hixson: Artist, Foodie, Photographer, Very Good at Recognizing Accents

    180- Carianne Hixson: Artist, Foodie, Photographer, Very Good at Recognizing Accents

    Sean and Carianne talk about:
    (2:35) deciding to be a guest on the pod, putting her work and interests on social media
    (24:23) struggling with connecting to the Gay Community and her college experiences
    (57:51) NYC office jobs and wasting time 
    (1:11:20) binge drinking, quitting, trading toxic relationships for drinking
    (1:43:22) dealing with depression and her sexual orientation 
     
    Get 2 Know more about Carianne
    IG: @cariannehixson
     
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    • 2 hr 15 min
    179- Anthony Gonzalez-Staff: Grew up in a Trap House, Adopted by His Grandparents, Navy Vet, Big Festival Guy

    179- Anthony Gonzalez-Staff: Grew up in a Trap House, Adopted by His Grandparents, Navy Vet, Big Festival Guy

    Sean and Anthony talk about:
    (2:33) wanting to come on the pod to share his story about growing up in a trap house which led to living on a farm in foster care
    (22:34)  his grandparents gaining custody of him and his two sisters and what life was like growing up with grandparents raising them
    (49:59) assuming relationships will always be temporary, but now having a girlfriend he is serious with
    (1:18:53) feeling free to be his alter ego at burning man but not so much in real life
    (1:38:21) the military helping with his financial security and his experience with the Navy
    (2:04:40) betting on who can run the most miles by 9-11 and get to a hundred miles the quickest for Stop Soldier Suicide’s 100 Mile Challenge in September 
    (2:30:27) social media, comedians, schools and society thoughts
     
    Get 2 Know more about Anthony:
    IG: @ayegonzo09
     
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    • 3 hr 14 min
    178-Carl Phelps: Republican Candidate for Delaware State Representative District 14

    178-Carl Phelps: Republican Candidate for Delaware State Representative District 14

    Sean and Carl Phelps talk about:
    (2:34) how his life experiences led to seeking common ground with people
    (8:16) finding out roads, infrastructure, and sprawl being a concern of constituents as he went door to door
    (39:14) Sussex County generating revenue for the state, but that money is not coming back to Sussex County, reducing restaurant turnover by lessening the burden of regulation on businesses
    (1:07:42) discussing Delaware public school educational reform to alter the unit count funding which would lower class sizes
    (1:33:07) every student doesn’t need to go to college, state college pricing being over priced, reinvesting in teacher graduate classes
    (1:49:39) Roe v Wade not being a state issue because of the state constitution, Delaware's new gun-law being unconstitutional, voter identification, having an issue with the cannabis bill limiting sellers to approved state entities instead of opening licenses to the small businesses. 
     
    Get 2 Know more about Carl
    https://phelpsforrd14.com/
    carl.phelps@comcast.net
    302-396-8179
     
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    • 2 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

NeutrinoQuark11 ,

Sean is a master at finding the extraordinary in the ordinary

Sean has such a way with people. He knows how to make people open up and tell him their most interesting stories. This podcast gives you a new appreciation for the everyday experience.

Rob Johnson II ,

Excellent Host

Thoughtful questions asked throughout the entire conversation. Host does a great job of letting the guest speak, but also knows when to spend time sharing his insight. Definitely recommend others to listen.

krist2577 ,

Great host!

Sean is a great host, and his podcasts are very insightful.

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