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No Barriers empowers people to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. The No Barriers Podcast is an exploration of the gritty reality of the struggles we all face, with the detailed stories of those that have persevered to find amazing outcomes on the other side.

The No Barriers Podcast is a production of No Barriers USA, a not-for profit corporation as designated under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible.

To learn more about No Barriers, visit nobarriersusa.org and find out how you can get involved in our programs.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

No Barriers empowers people to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. The No Barriers Podcast is an exploration of the gritty reality of the struggles we all face, with the detailed stories of those that have persevered to find amazing outcomes on the other side.

The No Barriers Podcast is a production of No Barriers USA, a not-for profit corporation as designated under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible.

To learn more about No Barriers, visit nobarriersusa.org and find out how you can get involved in our programs.

    Purpose and Faith with Kristan Seaford

    Purpose and Faith with Kristan Seaford

    Dave and Erik speak with Kristan Seaford, a triple amputee, mom, speaker, and counselor who has found strength in her community and faith.

    • 42 min
    One Love with Anthony Ferraro

    One Love with Anthony Ferraro

    Erik and Dave speak with Anthony Ferraro - a talented athlete and musician who happens to be blind. Anthony is currently training in Judo to participate in the upcoming Paralympic Games and has a background in wrestling. He has recently gone viral for his short videos showcasing his life - everything from making oat milk to skateboarding - as a blind person. But ultimately, Anthony aims to spread love and kindness. Enjoy!

    • 46 min
    The Heroic Journey Mindset with Peter Bailey

    The Heroic Journey Mindset with Peter Bailey

    Dave and Erik speak with award-winning global facilitator, Peter Bailey. Peter walks us through each step of what he calls the “Heroic Journey Mindset" which echoes many of the waypoints of the No Barriers Map we aim to illuminate with this podcast.

    • 47 min
    The Unseen Bean with Gerry Leary

    The Unseen Bean with Gerry Leary

    Dave and Erik speak with entrepreneur and coffee aficionado, Gerry Leary about his background as an auto mechanic and his later employment roasting gourmet coffee and running his own coffee shop. Gerry has been blind since birth but doesn’t let that be a barrier to diving into any field or industry he’s interested in and offers up what has led to his own success.

    • 33 min
    Radical Innovation with Hadeel Ayoub

    Radical Innovation with Hadeel Ayoub

    Erik and Dave reconnect with tech designer and visionary, Hadeel Ayoub to chat about her incredible innovation: the BrightSign Glove, which can “translate any sign language into any spoken language - instantly.” Her work serves to give individuals with non-verbal disabilities a unique voice and is a stunning feat in the world of adaptive wearable technology.

    This episode brought to you by Arrow Electronics.

    • 42 min
    From Inspiration to Information with Nicole Kelly

    From Inspiration to Information with Nicole Kelly

    Erik and our guest host, Tom Lillig, speak with activist and disability advocate, Nicole Kelly. Nicole was confronted with the world’s view of her own disability when she competed at Miss America and now seeks to help others confront ableism and break down barriers.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

DWBrownie ,

A reason to listen

We all know Erik’s adventures are brave and bold. But the story telling here takes life lessons and serves them up so we all can benefit.

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and inspiring! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or are just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Erik, Dave and Jeff do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve broken through their own barriers while actually walking the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

karlys ,

A Must Listen!

Erik, Dave, and Jeff bring the inspirational content to our ears every other week with this podcast! I always look forward to seeing who they bring on next. :)

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