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We've been taught to behave, to fit in, to follow the rules, but DreamMasons reject conventional thought. Dream Masons are rebels. They take a chisel to the marble which is typical of traditional life. They carve out brilliance and broadcast it to the world. Join me for another chapter as we unmask convention, embrace the rebel within us, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence. A DreamMason®️ is a person who is intentional, committed, and realizes it is going to take a plan, choice, discipline, and faith to build their dreams so they can live the life they want.

This Podcast is about learning, experiencing, and exploring the journey of leaders, creators, athletes, and innovators who are not afraid to unleash their inner Dream Mason! Welcome to The Dream Mason Podcast. I am Alex Terranova, and You are a DreamMason Because Your Dreams Don’t Build Themselves.

New Full Episodes Weekly with regular bonus episodes and content.

Alex Terranova is a DreamMason and a Recovering Asshole... He's a Performance and Success Alchemist and one of the world's top Business & Life coaches. His story of transformation is expressed in his book Fictional Authenticity. His second book, How Dreams are Built, will be released this year. He was dubbed the anti-excuses coach by Yahoo Finance and named 40 over 40 in podcasting by Podcast Magazine. Alex has hosted The DreamMason Podcast since 2017. 

His boldly direct masculine yet lovingly creative feminine approach with men, businesses, and relationships has helped build 7-figure businesses, save marriages, and empower thriving lives. 

If you want to succeed and perform at your potential, work with Alex 1-on-1. Or get to one of his Alchemy of Men Retreats or Men's Groups, which reimagines conscious men's work. His next retreat is this Summer in Utah from June 7th-11th, with an early bird discount until Feb 18th, so go get your men, husbands, boyfriends, brothers, and fathers to sign up or join one of his in-person or virtual men's groups.

Alex has been featured on NBC, Fox, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, Focus TV’s Good Morning LaLa Land, NBC Radio, Elephant Journal, and many podcasts, including The University of Adversity, The Unleash Success Podcast, The Rising Man Podcast, The Sovereign Society Podcast, The Any Way You Want It Podcast, and has worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.

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We've been taught to behave, to fit in, to follow the rules, but DreamMasons reject conventional thought. Dream Masons are rebels. They take a chisel to the marble which is typical of traditional life. They carve out brilliance and broadcast it to the world. Join me for another chapter as we unmask convention, embrace the rebel within us, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence. A DreamMason®️ is a person who is intentional, committed, and realizes it is going to take a plan, choice, discipline, and faith to build their dreams so they can live the life they want.

This Podcast is about learning, experiencing, and exploring the journey of leaders, creators, athletes, and innovators who are not afraid to unleash their inner Dream Mason! Welcome to The Dream Mason Podcast. I am Alex Terranova, and You are a DreamMason Because Your Dreams Don’t Build Themselves.

New Full Episodes Weekly with regular bonus episodes and content.

Alex Terranova is a DreamMason and a Recovering Asshole... He's a Performance and Success Alchemist and one of the world's top Business & Life coaches. His story of transformation is expressed in his book Fictional Authenticity. His second book, How Dreams are Built, will be released this year. He was dubbed the anti-excuses coach by Yahoo Finance and named 40 over 40 in podcasting by Podcast Magazine. Alex has hosted The DreamMason Podcast since 2017. 

His boldly direct masculine yet lovingly creative feminine approach with men, businesses, and relationships has helped build 7-figure businesses, save marriages, and empower thriving lives. 

If you want to succeed and perform at your potential, work with Alex 1-on-1. Or get to one of his Alchemy of Men Retreats or Men's Groups, which reimagines conscious men's work. His next retreat is this Summer in Utah from June 7th-11th, with an early bird discount until Feb 18th, so go get your men, husbands, boyfriends, brothers, and fathers to sign up or join one of his in-person or virtual men's groups.

Alex has been featured on NBC, Fox, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, Focus TV’s Good Morning LaLa Land, NBC Radio, Elephant Journal, and many podcasts, including The University of Adversity, The Unleash Success Podcast, The Rising Man Podcast, The Sovereign Society Podcast, The Any Way You Want It Podcast, and has worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.

    Reinventing the Good Guy - He’s not the Nice Guy with Amber De Vos

    Reinventing the Good Guy - He’s not the Nice Guy with Amber De Vos

    Reinventing the Good Guy - He’s not the Nice Guy with Amber De Vos

    Amber De Vos is a seasoned professional dedicated to transforming the dating and relationship landscape. With over a decade of experience as a celebrity photographer in New York City and a background in Anthropology, she employs a unique coaching approach. Amber equips her clients with effective dating and communication strategies, leveraging her 11+ years of personal development passion to help them grow and discover their best selves on their dating journeys. As a successful single woman with diverse dating experiences, she offers a distinctive perspective, helping men understand what women truly want. Amber's commitment to creating a meaningful and rewarding dating experience is underpinned by her belief in the transformative power of love.
    Amber is known for her inquisitiveness, passion, and empathic listening skills. Her goal is to empower clients to become the daters they aspire to be, cultivating trust, intention, and fun throughout the process. She firmly believes that a single great date can change someone's entire life and is unwavering in her mission to set her clients up for success in the world of dating and relationships.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    I’m not enough can lead us to compensate with things like love, sex, dating, drugs, and other things that will never fill that hole

    The Challenge Given and The Challenge Accepted

    Life is like an adventure video game

    The Journey to becoming a Seduction Expert

    Confidence, Charisma, and Connection

    Charm and making others feel good about themselves

    Social Anxiety

    How to connect with people and make them feel safe and comfortable

    Compliments are like salt

    Eye Contact

    Paying attention to the signals

    Defining: The Nice Guy, The Good Guy, and The Jerk

    Defining: Manipulation, Coercion, and Seduction

    What we can learn from Jen Sincero

    The First Kiss

    Confidence is trust in yourself

    Top 5 Mistakes Men Make in Dating

    Top 5 Mistakes Women Make in Dating


    You can connect with Amber de Vos here:
    Instagram: @the_seduxe
    Website: www.theseduxe.com

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is an Executive & Leadership Coach, Performance & Success Alchemist, Author, Men's Retreat Leader & International Speaker. Yahoo Finance dubbed me “The Anti-Excuses Coach,” and I am the Co-Creator of The Alchemy of Men Retreat, which is reimagining conscious men's work & the Co-Creator of Your Love Adventure, an innovative, fun, & adventurous new take on dating.
    Since 2007 I have led and supported leaders and teams in operations, people, HR, and franchising in the Hospitality and Technology Industries, opening over 15 locations across the country and overseeing the training of hundreds of franchisees, managers, and team members. Since 2015 I have professionally coached hundreds of successful and influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve more, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.
    As a Professional Certified Coach & the Founder of DreamMason Inc., I have uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. I am passionate and believe Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an exceptional life of abundance, love, & joy.
    My work has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, The Good Men Project, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal. Additionally, I have worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.
    I support people in creating real results, integrity, enjoyment, and peace so that they can be empowered and successful in what deeply matters to them and build effective teams and their

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Dancing with Lightning with Michael Ravenwood

    Dancing with Lightning with Michael Ravenwood

    Dancing with Lightning with Michael Ravenwood

    Born in Tokyo, Japan, Michael Ravenwood embarked on a global journey before settling in California. Commencing his martial arts training at the tender age of ten, he later earned an honors degree in psychology. Today, he stands as an international performance artist, a dance meditation instructor, and an event producer. As the owner and creative director of SkyFire Arts, Michael brings his multifaceted talents to the forefront, creating a unique blend of artistic expression and mindfulness in his work.

    In this episode, we discuss:

    Mindset and the feeling of stuckness

    Word magic and the power of our speech and words

    Wonder and discovery

    Using words on purpose

    Discernment over Judgments

    What is Skyfire Arts and how is Michael playing and dancing with lightning

    Make everything possible

    Layers of energy and existence

    Skyfire Art's upcoming show


    Free Event Gifts:
    Put in a friends and family code for a discount to the Oct 7th Show! https://www.tixr.com/groups/skyfirearts/events/skyfire-arts-presents-infinite-energy-76180

    You can connect with Michael Ravenwood here:
    Instagram: @skyfirearts
    Website: www.skyfirearts.com

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is an Executive & Leadership Coach, Performance & Success Alchemist, Author, Men's Retreat Leader & International Speaker. Yahoo Finance dubbed me “The Anti-Excuses Coach,” and I am the Co-Creator of The Alchemy of Men Retreat, which is reimagining conscious men's work & the Co-Creator of Your Love Adventure, an innovative, fun, & adventurous new take on dating.
    Since 2007 I have led and supported leaders and teams in operations, people, HR, and franchising in the Hospitality and Technology Industries, opening over 15 locations across the country and overseeing the training of hundreds of franchisees, managers, and team members. Since 2015 I have professionally coached hundreds of successful and influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve more, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.
    As a Professional Certified Coach & the Founder of DreamMason Inc., I have uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. I am passionate and believe Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an exceptional life of abundance, love, & joy.
    My work has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, The Good Men Project, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal. Additionally, I have worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.
    I support people in creating real results, integrity, enjoyment, and peace so that they can be empowered and successful in what deeply matters to them and build effective teams and their legacy.

    • 56 min
    A Plant Medicine Journey - The Lessons from an MDMA & Psilocybin Mushroom Experience

    A Plant Medicine Journey - The Lessons from an MDMA & Psilocybin Mushroom Experience

    I went on a deeply healing, fun, and life-changing plant medicine journey about a week ago. This experience was led by a professional and held in a ritual fashion. Everyone was safe, taken care of, and chose to go on this joinery for their own reason. This is my fresh summary of the experience. 
    While more and more breakthroughs and awareness keep coming, this was my first unscripted sharing the experience with the public.
    This is not meant to encourage anyone to do plant medicine or other drugs or substances but to share my experience. I am not a shaman or a doctor, and everyone needs to consult their support systems, doctors, healers, and therapists before embracing these types of experiences.
    I hope you enjoy this share, and if you have any questions, you can always contact me.

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is an Executive & Leadership Coach, Performance & Success Alchemist, Author, Men's Retreat Leader & International Speaker. Yahoo Finance dubbed me “The Anti-Excuses Coach,” and I am the Co-Creator of The Alchemy of Men Retreat, which is reimagining conscious men's work & the Co-Creator of Your Love Adventure, an innovative, fun, & adventurous new take on dating.
    Since 2007 I have led and supported leaders and teams in operations, people, HR, and franchising in the Hospitality and Technology Industries, opening over 15 locations across the country and overseeing the training of hundreds of franchisees, managers, and team members. Since 2015 I have professionally coached hundreds of successful and influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve more, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.
    As a Professional Certified Coach & the Founder of DreamMason Inc., I have uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. I am passionate and believe Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an exceptional life of abundance, love, & joy.
    My work has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, The Good Men Project, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal. Additionally, I have worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.
    I support people in creating real results, integrity, enjoyment, and peace so that they can be empowered and successful in what deeply matters to them and build effective teams and their legacy.

    • 41 min
    The Power of Responses

    The Power of Responses

    Interested in becoming an infinitely better leader, growing your sales, getting more clients, or building stronger teams?

    Book a Discovery Call with Alex Terranova
    https://AlexTeranovaDreamMason.as.me/20MinuteCoachingExplorationCall

    When you become your best self, you can lead and create great teams, and then you will produce extraordinary results.

    What are you waiting for?

    Save The Date: October 19-22, 2023, for The Alchemy of Men's Leadership & Performance Retreat!
    For more information, www.Alchemyofmenretreat.com. If you have any questions, just email Alex@thedreammason.com. Don't miss out on this life-changing experience!

    • 9 min
    The Dollar Dilemma: Why Chasing Money Will Never Make You Super(man) Happy

    The Dollar Dilemma: Why Chasing Money Will Never Make You Super(man) Happy

    Once upon a time, in the bustling Metropolis of Metropolis, our hero Superman found himself in a predicament. But this wasn't your usual nefarious villain trying to take over the world or a cataclysmic disaster that needed his superpowers. No, this time, Superman was facing an internal battle—a battle between his noble purpose and the lure of the almighty dollar...

    His rent, car payment, taxes, and credit card payments were due.

    The Super(hero) market

    Picture this: a giant, shiny billboard stood tall in the center of Metropolis, displaying a catchy tagline, "Superman for Hire! Save the day for just $50K!" Yes, you read that right. Our beloved caped crusader had decided to monetize his extraordinary abilities, leaving the world stunned and questioning his motives.

    The irony was palpable. Superman, the emblem of selflessness and righteousness, had succumbed to the temptation of financial gain. Gone were the days when he fought crime solely for the sake of humanity. Now, he donned his cape and tights only for the allure of hefty paychecks. But what had happened to his higher purpose? Had he traded it to get his bills paid?

    The Dollar Dilemma & The Money Mirage

    As Superman soared across the city, a new sentiment began to spread among the people of Metropolis. They no longer saw him as the champion of justice but rather as a mere mercenary, a superhero-for-hire. The once-admired symbol of hope had become a cog in the money-making machine. This disillusioned figurehead valued dollars over making a difference.

    But what about Superman himself? Was he content with this newfound arrangement? The more money he made, the more money he spent. He kept hearing a voice in his head that said, just a little more, and everything will be fine.

    Alas, the more he chased the dollar, the more he solved some of his problems, and new issues arose. But worse than that, the more he chased the dollar, the emptier he felt. No amount of money could fill the void left by abandoning his true calling. Superman began to realize that his purpose was not found in his bank account but in the lives, he touched and the impact he made.

    The True Currency of Happiness

    Amid his money-making misadventure and the dollar dilemma, Superman stumbled upon a humbling truth. Pursuing wealth and material possessions can never bring lasting happiness or fulfillment. Sure, money can buy comfort and fleeting pleasures, but it cannot purchase genuine contentment or a sense of purpose.

    Ultimately, the dollar chase blinds us to the true beauty of life—the joy of helping others, the warmth of human connections, and the satisfaction of making a positive difference. Once motivated solely by his altruistic nature, Superman had momentarily lost sight of what truly made him a hero.

    So who can relate? Who has let the chasing of money sidetrack them from their passion or purpose? Who has thought, just a little bit more and then I'll be ok, to find themselves needing more and more?

    Let Superman's tale serve as a poignant reminder of the perils of chasing money at the expense of our true purpose. We must resist the seductive pull of materialism and remember that our worth as individuals lies not in our bank balance but in our impact on the world around us.

    In our lives, let us seek fulfillment by pursuing meaningful passions, nurturing relationships, and embracing the values that make us who we are. Remember, the greatest riches are not found in bank vaults, but in the hearts and minds we touch.

    So, let us not become mere Supermans for paychecks but rather be the superheroes of our own lives, driven by purpose, compassion, and a desire to make this world a better place. In the end, it is this pursuit that will lead us to genuine happiness and everlasting fulfillment. And sometimes, we discover that our dreams, passions, and purpose can also pay the bills.

    Remember, true heroes, don't chase dollars—they chase their dreams.

    • 8 min
    Scaling a Multidimensional Business with Jana Alonso

    Scaling a Multidimensional Business with Jana Alonso

    Scaling a Multidimensional Business with Jana Alonso

    Jana Alonso is a renowned integrative healer, and business growth strategist committed to helping individuals achieve high levels of wealth, joy, love, impact, and growth. As the founder of The School of Integrative Healing, Jana has developed a powerful system of healing that combines multiple modalities and dimensions to provide transformative experiences for her clients. Jana went from making €400 a month to making her first million using a combination of the practical strategies she teaches, but more than anything, the inner work. 
    Jana takes a unique approach to business growth, recognizing that success demands a holistic understanding of our multidimensional nature. In her role as a trauma healing expert, Jana is dedicated to assisting individuals in healing from past traumas, as she considers trauma healing an essential component of the integrative healing process.
    Jana's exceptional abilities as an educator and mentor have guided numerous individuals toward transformative personal and professional development. With an unwavering dedication to integrative healing and fostering business growth, she is wholeheartedly committed to empowering others to reach their utmost potential.

    In this episode, we discuss:

    The experience we want vs. the experience that is actually happening

    Blackmailed in Business and Scaling to 1 Million 

    With Visibility comes the good and the bad

    Before our biggest business success, we are often tested and challenged

    Can you hold the faith

    What within you is blocking wealth

    4 Level Business Questioning

    Four Winds Shamanic Journey

    The 5-Minute Journal Retreat

    Polarity in relationships

    What happens with masculine and feminine when the woman is the breadwinner

    Masculine leadership

    Free Gifts!!!


    Free Event Gifts:
    https://theschoolofintegrativehealing.com/dreammason/

    You can connect with Jana Alonso here:
    Instagram: @janabartlettalonso
    Website: https://theschoolofintegrativehealing.com/

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is an Executive & Leadership Coach, Performance & Success Alchemist, Author, Men's Retreat Leader & International Speaker. Yahoo Finance dubbed me “The Anti-Excuses Coach,” and I am the Co-Creator of The Alchemy of Men Retreat, which is reimagining conscious men's work & the Co-Creator of Your Love Adventure, an innovative, fun, & adventurous new take on dating.
    Since 2007 I have led and supported leaders and teams in operations, people, HR, and franchising in the Hospitality and Technology Industries, opening over 15 locations across the country and overseeing the training of hundreds of franchisees, managers, and team members. Since 2015 I have professionally coached hundreds of successful and influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve more, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.
    As a Professional Certified Coach & the Founder of DreamMason Inc., I have uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. I am passionate and believe Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an exceptional life of abundance, love, & joy.
    My work has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, The Good Men Project, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal. Additionally, I have worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, Million Dollar Sellers, and Coldwell Banker.
    I support people in creating real results, integrity, enjoyment, and peace so that they can be empowered and successful in what deeply matters to them and build effective teams and their legacy.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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82 Ratings

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Powerful Problem Solutions

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