A real issue focused discussion podcast for anyone in all seasons of life "because this world could use a little more positive."
info_outline The Recovery Artist 05/01/2020
The Recovery Artist Mike is joined by Artist Dennis Bredow as they discuss his struggles with depression and anxiety when disease took hold of his life physically, mentally, and emotionally. He shares how he overcame these struggles with the love of a great wife.
info_outline Big Fly Baseball with Victor Rojas 04/24/2020
Big Fly Baseball with Victor Rojas Mike is joined by Victor Rojas, professional Baseball Broadcaster, who has chosen creativity over panic during this "course adjusting" Covid-19 virus. Victor talks about his family-owned clothing business and baseball podcast he launched during this challenging season.
info_outline Sharing is Caring... Especially when it comes to boots. 04/16/2020
Sharing is Caring... Especially when it comes to boots. Mike is joined again by his friend and small business owner Paul Ray from THE BOOT STORE. Together, they talk about how sharing has impacted their lives during this time of uncertainty both personally and professionally.
info_outline OpaZao Meets The Come Home Project 12/24/2019
OpaZao Meets The Come Home Project Mike talks with the founder of The Come Home Project John Commins on his journey in the Military, How it affected his marriage, and how he and his wife now help other military marriages through their organization TheComeHomeProject.org.
info_outline I Could Have Listened More During the Game... Gregg Olson 06/08/2019
I Could Have Listened More During the Game... Gregg Olson One of MLB's greats Gregg Olson opens up and shares how listening, or the lack of, played such an important role in his personal and professional life. Even now, Gregg seeks to pass on this value in his family as he continues to move forward in life. Thanks Gregg for your time.
info_outline Kids Hear Everything in Divorce 06/01/2019
Kids Hear Everything in Divorce Mike Bearden interviews Zaundra Grant on the importance of listening for both the parent and the child (no matter his/her age) during and after a divorce. Zaundra provides incredible insight into practical steps that all can take during these rough seasons.
info_outline Priority and Perspective bring Peace and Purpose 04/20/2019
Priority and Perspective bring Peace and Purpose Mike and Greg share a challenging message on how your Perspective will determine your Priorities and NOT the other way around. Many times the end result will also bring Peace and Purpose to your Priorities.
info_outline MOTA Listening 03/09/2019
MOTA Listening Mike and TC listen to Jose Mota (Professional Baseball Broadcaster) share how listening has helped him both personally and professionally. Jose shares how baseball taught him to listen at an early age and how he now transfers this to others through his communication career.
info_outline Better Health Through Listening 02/02/2019
Better Health Through Listening Why do we have TWO ears and ONE mouth? We NEED to listen more than we talk. True health comes from this type of wisdom and a calm heart. Next Listener will launch in 2019 with providing a much-needed gift to everyone called listening. Enjoy your better health through listening.
info_outline 2019 Year of Positive Action 01/13/2019
2019 Year of Positive Action Mike and TC welcome Greg back as they stepped up their podcast as they entered 2019 and realized that Listening will be the strongest positive impact in our world this year. A visit from Squatch also provides a unique addition to our discussion.
info_outline Welcome our Authentic 2019 of Awesomeness 01/05/2019
Welcome our Authentic 2019 of Awesomeness Opazao launches 2019 with a message and challenge of hope, authenticity, and awesomeness (is that a word). Mike @mtbearden, TC @TCstefani and our in-studio guest Greg @imgspk have fun listening and sharing their turn of the New Year.
info_outline New Years Resolutions Suck! 12/30/2018
New Years Resolutions Suck! In our last OpaZao podcast of 2018 we challenge anyone to set NEW LIFE RESOLUTIONS and not new years resolutions, because new years resolutions are too short sighted and often don't last. Listen to change that works and lasts as Mike and TC share how to make a lasting difference in your identity, mindset and lifestyle in 2019.