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I'm Kathryn Gordon and your Host of the Kathryn For Real podcast. I decided to create this podcast after so many readers of my book "Relationship Grit" commented on how refreshingly real it was. You see I'm a mother, a wife, an entrepreneur, and a best selling author, but what I'm most known for in my circles is my unwavering ability to call it as I see it and ask the tough questions. So In this podcast you will hear amazing authentic stories, learn valuable lessons, and discover some of my favorite health hacks and life strategies. And there will be moments when you will say, "Is she for real?" I am. Kathryn for REAL!

KATHRYN FOR REAL‪!‬ Kathryn Gordon

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I'm Kathryn Gordon and your Host of the Kathryn For Real podcast. I decided to create this podcast after so many readers of my book "Relationship Grit" commented on how refreshingly real it was. You see I'm a mother, a wife, an entrepreneur, and a best selling author, but what I'm most known for in my circles is my unwavering ability to call it as I see it and ask the tough questions. So In this podcast you will hear amazing authentic stories, learn valuable lessons, and discover some of my favorite health hacks and life strategies. And there will be moments when you will say, "Is she for real?" I am. Kathryn for REAL!

    Facial Features and First Impressions: Judging a Book By It's Cover with Brian Galke

    Facial Features and First Impressions: Judging a Book By It's Cover with Brian Galke

    Imagine discovering that the key to understanding people's true intentions lies in their facial features. Now, picture being able to decode these nonverbal cues and gain deep insight into their personalities and behaviors. What if this skill not only transformed your personal relationships but also gave you a strategic advantage in sales and negotiations? Uncover the secrets of face reading with Brian Gaulke, a master in decoding facial features. On this episode of The Kathryn For Real podcast we delve into the unexpected power of nonverbal communication and unlock the hidden truths behind every smile, frown, and raised eyebrow. 
    My special guest is Brian Gaulke.
    Brian is a people problem solver and expert in decoding facial features. He shares his journey of learning nonverbal communication techniques. From his early career experiences to his fascination with personal development books, Brian's unconventional path to mastering face reading provides valuable insights into the impact of body language on interpersonal dynamics. Brian says that anyone can acquire these skills, debunking the myth that it's an innate talent.
    Because Brian is using visual images to explain some of the techniques, I thought this would be a great time to start uploading my podcast videos to my Youtube channel. You can watch Brian's episode now!
    About Brian
    Introducing Brian Galke, also known as “The People Problem Solver,” a dynamic speaker and expert in improving communication skills.
    Brian’s journey began as an Introverted/Extroverted professional grappling with social anxiety. Recognizing the critical importance of effective communication in achieving success, he embarked on a deliberate path of self-improvement.
    Drawing from diverse experiences in retail, the service industry, and Helpdesk roles, Brian strategically positioned himself in environments where he could hone his interpersonal skills. With each role, he diligently cultivated subtle techniques to engage with others more effectively.
    The turning point in Brian’s journey came when learned how to Decode Facial Features. This newfound ability to revolutionized his interactions, both personally and professionally.
    This commitment to personal growth paid off handsomely, propelling Brian through nine promotions—from his humble beginnings as an introverted Helpdesk employee to his illustrious tenure as Regional Vice President of Sales with a staggering $40M book of business under his belt. 
    Eager to share his transformative insights with the world, Brian transitioned from the corporate arena to become an esteemed speaker and educator. He graces stages alongside luminaries such as Janine Driver, Brad Lea, Steve Sims, Greg Reid, and Alex Hormozi, empowering audiences with the invaluable skill set that transformed his own life.

    • 46 min
    From Trauma to Triumph: How Entrepreneur, Amy Lacey, Overcame Hardship to Find Purpose

    From Trauma to Triumph: How Entrepreneur, Amy Lacey, Overcame Hardship to Find Purpose

    Have you heard these myths about personal growth and forgiveness?
    Myth #1: Forgiveness is a sign of weakness.
    Myth #2: Forgiveness means forgetting the past.
    Myth #3: Forgiving means letting the other person off the hook.
    But the truth about forgiveness is powerful and transformative. Want to know the truth? Then you won't want to miss this episode.
     
    My special guest is Amy Lacey!
    Meet Amy Lacey, the visionary behind Cali'flour Foods and a remarkable example of turning adversity into triumph. Amy's battle with health challenges, including lupus and Sjogren's, inspired her to create the first cauliflower pizza crust, defying industry norms and transforming the health food landscape. She went on to create Soursop Nutrition. A supplement line featuring the "superfood with super powers, Soursop." Her journey embodies the profound impact of forgiveness and personal growth, showcasing the resilience that comes from embracing forgiveness. Amy's story not only reflects her unwavering determination but also offers invaluable insights into the transformative power of forgiveness. Her experiences and wisdom are sure to resonate deeply with those seeking emotional freedom and personal growth. 
     
    In this episode of Kathryn for Real, Amy shares her journey as it serves as a beacon of hope, reminding us of the incredible strength that emerges from forgiveness and resilience.

    Go to Soursopnutrition.com and enter KATHRYNFORREAL20 for 20% off

    About Amy:
    Amy Lacey is a serial entrepreneur, innovator, best-selling author, keynote speaker and business mentor.
    In 2016, after being diagnosed with Lupus, Amy launched Cali’flour Foods and introduced the first cauliflower pizza crust to the market when only a head of cauliflower could be found in grocery stores. The brand took the food industry by storm, going from farmers markets to grocery stores across America, and spearheading what would become a billion dollar industry category.
    Cali’flour was the number 1 pizza crust sold on Amazon for 16 months straight from 2018-2019. The product won several awards including KeHE Best New Product in 2018 and was featured in Food and Beverage Magazine, OK! Magazine, GQ, Good Housekeeping, as well as one of “Whoopi’s Favorite Things” on The View. The products were also seen at the ESPY, Teen Choice, the Emmys, NY Food Show, as well as many other traditional food shows.
    Amy sold the majority of Cali’Flour in late 2019 and became one of the top 1% of women business owners to exit a company with an 8 figure deal.
    Amy is now trailblazing the path towards a brand new innovative health and wellness

    product with her new company, Beyond Medicine, founded in 2023. This new company is on a mission to highlight one of the world’s greatest superfoods that most people don’t even know exists yet.
    She is introducing a new category of superfood to the market and paving the way for a new era of self-care and wellbeing that prioritizes the body’s natural ability to be and stay healthy while enhancing the immune system’s armor against disease and illness.
    Up next alongside Beyond Medicine, Amy continues to collect her vast knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship into courses and programmes that make e-commerce easy for entrepreneurs.
    Her philanthropic mission includes supporting women founders, and she continues to be incredibly passionate about being involved in non-profit organizations that support children with cancer and fighting against the sex trade.
    When she’s not innovating the next industry shaking product, you’ll find Amy at her home in Melbourne, Florida with her husband, her 3 children and their new puppy.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Welcome to the Kathryn for Real Podcast

    Welcome to the Kathryn for Real Podcast

    Thanks for listening! 

    • 45 sec
    Equinox Legend Lavinia Errico's New Mission: Spreading Joy Through Movement

    Equinox Legend Lavinia Errico's New Mission: Spreading Joy Through Movement

    My special guest is Lavinia Errico!
     
    Lavinia Errico, the co-founder of Equinox, is a prominent figure in the fitness industry, renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to being one of the founders of Equinox to now starting a “movement” called MOVEJOY! Growing up in a bustling household with five siblings, Lavinia's early exposure to movement laid the foundation for her unwavering dedication to holistic health.
     
    In this episode of Kathryn for Real, she shares invaluable insights into the transformative power of prioritizing movement for improved health.

    Go to https://movejoy.life/membership and enter KATHRYN4REAL for 20% off for whichever option you feel is right for you!
     
    About Lavinia:
    Lavinia Errico is a renowned entrepreneur, health and wellness expert, and inspirational leader. As co-founder of Equinox, she built one of the most successful fitness brands in the world, revolutionising the industry and changing the gym experience.
    Now, she's at the helm of MOVEJOY, a cutting-edge company that is redefining wellbeing and transforming the way we think about exercise. MOVEJOY supports you to live a more fulfilling life by connecting with your body and mind in a deeper, more holistic way. It's not about achieving the perfect body or six-pack abs. It's about finding joy in movement. The practice combines ancient wisdom with modern science, blending mindfulness and movement to help people connect with their true selves. Whether you have five minutes or 30, MOVEJOY can help you tap into your life force and experience a sense of freedom, vitality, and joy everyday.
    Check out MOVEJOY: movejoy.life 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Non-Negotiable You with Angie Wisdom

    The Non-Negotiable You with Angie Wisdom

    So much of the time, we focus on the outside. The career, the kids, the house. But we don’t put that same focus on ourselves. Maybe you say you’ll start meal prepping this weekend or you’ll start doing that yoga class. Only to find that “more important” things come up.  
    You need to make self care Non Negotiable. 
    Success starts with you. 
    In this episode Angie Wisdom and I talk about just that. 
    About Angie:
    Angie Wisdom is an acclaimed thought leader, coach, and author dedicated to empowering individuals on their journey of personal growth. As an ICF Master Certified Coach and co-owner of a Global Alternative Investment Firm, Angie brings a unique perspective to her transformative teachings. Drawing upon her expertise and client experiences, she offers profound insights and actionable strategies to help people unlock their true potential.
    Throughout her successful career in coaching and consulting, Angie has guided countless individuals and businesses toward financial empowerment and professional success. Her extensive experience in the corporate world has equipped her with a deep understanding of the challenges business owners and executives face in their pursuit of fulfillment and financial well-being.
    Connect with Angie at https://angiewisdom.com/
     

    • 30 min
    A Remarkable True Story with Candace Cameron Bure

    A Remarkable True Story with Candace Cameron Bure

    Jon and Kathryn Gordon interview Candace Cameron Bure on her new moving Unsung Hero. Based on a remarkable true story, a mom’s faith stands against all odds and inspires her husband and children to hold on to theirs.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Aliyahhymer ,

Awesome stuff!

I absolutely love this podcast! I love how Kathryn keeps it real and how she creates a platform for her guests to keep it real too. I look forward to every episode.

Nick from Jax ,

This Show is For REAL!

Host Kathryn Gordon brings her authentic, no-holds-barred personality to every episode, making you feel like you're having a heart-to-heart with your wisest, most straightforward friend. As a listener, I was captivated by the range of topics—from personal stories that resonate with anyone who's ever juggled multiple roles in life, to practical health hacks that actually work. Kathryn's background as a mother, entrepreneur, and best-selling author of "Relationship Grit" shines through in her insightful interviews and the tough questions she's not afraid to ask. Each episode leaves me feeling inspired, educated, and, above all, deeply connected to the realness Kathryn brings to the podcasting world. If you're looking for a show that combines authenticity with actionable advice, "Kathryn for Real" is your go-to podcast. Buckle up for a journey into real talk and real solutions with Kathryn Gordon!

Winwithhim Mike ,

Amazing podcast

What an incredible podcast… I’m so grateful I know you and am so grateful for the vulnerability and realness of this show, and what it’s gonna do for the world. Thanks for being you Katheryn!!! Keep up the greatness I’ll continue to listen 🙏🙏🙏

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