Wake Up With Patti Katter

Patti Katter

How do you reclaim a restored vision of the future and get back to a place where everything in your life is worthwhile again. A place where all of the tragedy and heartache feels worth it for the person you’ve become as a result. I’ve learned that a bad day, week, month or even year, doesn’t have to become the rest of your life. I’ve dedicated my life through “Wake Up with Patti Katter” to share inspirational, encouraging stories from myself and those who’ve overcome major hardships and provide key insights on exactly what was done to come out on the other side forged and transformed. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support read less
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Shannon Book: From Battlefield to Ballads
05-04-2024
Shannon Book: From Battlefield to Ballads
On this episode, Patti Katter sat down with Shannon Book, a retired Petty Officer First Class, musician, and survivor, whose life story encapsulates the resilience of the human spirit. Born and raised in Hazel Green, Kentucky, Shannon's musical journey began in a small town but took a dramatic turn as he served seventeen years in the United States Navy, a period that left him grappling with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The episode, titled "Healing Through Harmony: Shannon Book's Musical Journey from Combat to Compassion," delves into Shannon's early love for music, his harrowing experiences in combat, and his remarkable path to healing through songwriting and performance. Patti and Shannon discuss the transformative power of music, not just as a form of self-expression, but as a means of connecting with others who have endured the horrors of war. Shannon's story is one of courage and creativity. Despite the challenges posed by his injuries, he has dedicated his post-military life to composing original songs that reflect his experiences, the struggles and triumphs of recovery, and the universal quest for peace. His album, "Deliberately Broken," is a testament to his journey and a source of inspiration for military families, civilians, and fellow veterans alike. Listeners of the podcast are treated to an intimate look at Shannon's creative process, his insights on living with PTSD and TBI, and his hopes for the impact of his music. He shares how his songs serve not only as a personal catharsis but also as a vehicle for education and healing, aiming to make a difference in the world by shedding light on the aftermath of war and the power of resilience. Shannon's music, available on all major platforms, resonates with a wide audience, offering solace and understanding to those who have shared similar experiences. This show is more than just an episode of a podcast; it's a beacon of hope and a call to action, encouraging listeners to embrace the healing power of music and to recognize the sacrifices made by those who serve. As Patti and Shannon conclude their conversation, it's clear that this episode of "Wake Up with Patti Katter" is not just about the struggles faced by veterans but about the incredible potential for healing and connection through the arts. Shannon Book's journey from the battlefields to the recording studio is a powerful reminder of the strength of the human spirit and the redemptive power of music. For anyone looking for inspiration, healing, or simply a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made by military personnel and the potential for creative expression to overcome adversity, "Healing Through Harmony" is a must-listen. Join Patti Katter and Shannon Book on this unforgettable journey through pain, resilience, and the unifying power of music. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Steve Stratton: From Special Forces Intelligence to Cybersecurity Expert and Award-Winning Author
16-02-2024
Steve Stratton: From Special Forces Intelligence to Cybersecurity Expert and Award-Winning Author
Welcome to another inspiring episode of "Wake Up With Patti Katter," where we dive deep into the stories of those who have turned their challenges into opportunities for growth and success. Today, we're honored to have Steve Stratton join us—a man whose life reads like an adventure novel, yet it's all true. From his early days at the White House Communications Agency, supporting some of the most significant political figures in recent history, to earning the prestigious Green Beret and embarking on critical missions across the globe, Steve's journey is nothing short of extraordinary. But his story doesn't end there. Transitioning into the civilian sector, Steve has become a sought-after advisor in cybersecurity, all while carving out a new path as an acclaimed author. His debut novel, "Shadow Tier," not only showcases his literary talent but also earned him a 2023 Bronze Medal from the Military Writers Society of America. In this episode, Steve shares with us the trials he's faced, the lessons learned, and how he continues to overcome challenges with resilience and triumph. Join us as we explore the remarkable life of Steve Stratton, a true testament to the spirit of perseverance and the power of storytelling. Steve's official bio: Steve Stratton started his military career at the White House Communications Agency supporting the needs of President’s Ford and Carter, Vice President’s Rockefeller and Mondale and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. His work took him around the world introducing him to new cultures, ways of thinking, and the various agencies tasked with projecting and protecting American interests abroad. The jump to the US Secret Service was an easy transition but after several years and an election campaign, Steve left for the commercial sector. Steve was awarded his Green Beret in 1986. From the 80’s through 2000 he deployed with 20th Special Forces on counter-drug and training missions in the SOUTHCOM region. His civilian contractor time includes support for USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, and several intelligence agencies. Today he is retired but advising cyber security companies that support the warfighter and intelligence community. When he is not writing, you can find him mountain biking, trout fishing, or hunting in Colorado. His first novel, Shadow Tier, was named a 2023 Bronze Medal winner by the Military Writers Society of America. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
David Reed: From Air Force One to Law Enforcement: A Journey of Service
02-02-2024
David Reed: From Air Force One to Law Enforcement: A Journey of Service
David C. Reed Chief, Force Protection Training Division Directorate of Training & Education, US Army Military Police School Mr. David ‘DC’ Reed served as the Chief of Force Protection Training Division (FPTD) having responsibilities for three USAMPS training branches; the Law Enforcement Operations Branch, the Antiterrorism Training Branch, and the Advanced Military Working Dog Training Branch. In all, FPTD trains in excess of 7800 US Army and other DoD personnel annually. Mr. Reed is a retired career law enforcement officer and started with USAMPS in 1996 as a Special Reaction Team instructor at Ft. McClellan, AL. He is a charter member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), a past member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and past member of both the Missouri Sheriffs Association and the Missouri Police Chiefs Association. Prior to his appointment as FPTD Chief Reed was Chief of the US Army LE Operations Branch since its inception in 2003. He led the development of courses for the Military Police Corps to include the US Army Civilian Police Academy, the LE Senior Leaders course, the Conservation LE Officer course, and a broad range of special projects, including analysis of Army operations world-wide. He was the principal training and operations advisor from 2003-2019 to the DoD Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, (later Intelligence and Security) Office of Policy and Support. Before working as a senior Army civilian, Reed was the Chief Deputy and lead Criminal Investigator of Metropolitan Moore County, Tennessee. He also served as Commander for the 17th Judicial District Major Crimes Task Force from 1993-1996, working multi-jurisdictional violent crime, white collar crime, and attorney/ medical malpractice investigations. From 1991 to 1993 he was a homicide investigator for Bedford Co. and later Metro. He started his police career with Prince George’s County Police, Maryland in 1979 and served in a variety of roles to include patrol and SWAT. Mr. Reed retired from the US Army Reserve having been assigned to special duties with the DoD, serving from 2003-2019. He is also a veteran of the US Air Force (‘79-85) where he served as Special Agent to Specially Designated Secure Air Mission (SDSAM) aircraft including Air Force One. Reed served worldwide from Andrews AFB under President Reagan as an airborne counter threat agent for four years. He is also a veteran of the Tennessee Army National Guard where he served as a Captain of the state NGB Service Rifle Competition team. Mr. Reed is a 1980 graduate of Prince George’s County, Maryland Police Academy and a 1985 graduate of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1986 and is a 1996 graduate of the Southeast Law Enforcement Conference, Leader’s Training Academy. He was a commissioned civilian police officer/deputy sheriff for 40 years in three states - Maryland, Tennessee, and Missouri. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Patti Katter's Exclusive Chat with Adam Bird of Heroes Media Group
19-01-2024
Patti Katter's Exclusive Chat with Adam Bird of Heroes Media Group
In an intriguing twist, "Wake Up with Patti Katter" switched roles as Patti Katter, the show's host, became the guest while Adam Bird, the host of "The Decision Hour" and the visionary behind Heroes Media Group, took the interviewer's seat. Getting to Know Adam Bird Heroes Media Group, the platform that sponsors Patti's show, is led by Adam Bird. With a strong commitment to supporting veterans and the community, he's more than just a sponsor; he's a fellow podcaster with a passion for making a difference. The Unique Interview - Patti's 2023/2024 Journey The episode explored Patti's recent endeavors and the motivation behind her show. Adam, the host of "The Decision Hour," led this insightful conversation, offering listeners an exclusive look at Patti's inspiring journey. Reunion This episode was a friendly reunion between old friends. Patti and Adam shared stories, anecdotes, and laughter, reminiscing about their enduring friendship. It was a warm and candid exchange, highlighting the power of lasting connections. In a world of guest interviews, this episode allowed listeners to see a different side of their host. Presented by Heroes Media Group, it offered a fresh perspective on Patti Katter's remarkable journey. So, when you tune in to "Wake Up with Patti Katter" or "The Decision Hour," remember that sometimes, the most captivating stories come from the hosts themselves. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Matthew Hurtt: A Voice for Liberty and Leadership
02-12-2023
Matthew Hurtt: A Voice for Liberty and Leadership
Matthew Hurtt's day at a polling station in Arlington, Virginia, unexpectedly transformed into a scene mirroring the tense and divided state of American politics. A recorded confrontation with an irate voter, now viral, spotlights the fiery atmosphere surrounding our electoral process. Hurtt, known for his robust role at the Leadership Institute and a seasoned poll worker, faced a voter's wrath head-on. The footage shows an intense encounter: an "I Voted" sticker-wearing individual, accusing Hurtt and his party of attempting to suppress and manipulate the vote. "You try to steal my vote next year, I’m going to f—ing remember you personally," he threatened, capturing Hurtt's image as a lasting reminder of their confrontation. This incident, while isolated, resonates deeply with the current climate of American politics. It reflects a nation grappling with stark ideological divides, where even the act of voting can become a flashpoint of contention. Matthew Hurtt isn't just another bystander in these political skirmishes. His resume speaks volumes about his commitment to conservative causes and effective political activism. As the Director of Professional Services at the Leadership Institute, Hurrt has been instrumental in shaping the future of conservative leadership, guiding and mentoring the next generation of activists. His journey in the political arena is characterized by a string of notable roles. With Americans for Prosperity & AFP Foundation, Hurtt was at the forefront, mobilizing activists nationwide around policies fostering opportunity and prosperity. His presence at the Grassroots Leadership Academy as its public face put him at the heart of conservative strategy and action. Matthew is involved in national Republican politics, serving as an at-large delegate to both the 2012 and 2016 Republican National Conventions.  Since 2013, Hurtt has served as special assistant to Virginia's Republican National Committeeman, Morton Blackwell, at regular meetings of the Republican National Committee.   Hurtt has been published in numerous outlets and has appeared on local, national, and international television and radio as a pro-liberty activist. He resides in Arlington, Virginia. In this episode, we uncover his perspective on grassroots activism, tackle the complexities of engaging politically in a divided nation, and hear directly from him about his intense encounter on Election Day that caught the nation's attention. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
From USMC Hero to Legal Champion: Bill Sterbinsky's Inspiring Transformation
15-09-2023
From USMC Hero to Legal Champion: Bill Sterbinsky's Inspiring Transformation
William "Bill" Sterbinsky, Esq., is a dedicated advocate for veterans and a passionate legal professional. Hailing from the sunshine state of Florida, Bill's journey into a life of service began at the age of 18 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Over the course of four years, from 2003 to 2007, he demonstrated unwavering commitment and bravery, serving as a Security Forces Marine and being deployed to Iraq with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, Weapons Company. Bill's ten-month combat experience in the Al Qaim Province, north of the Euphrates River, marked a pivotal chapter in his life. Following his honorable discharge, Bill pursued a degree in history at the University of South Florida, where he discovered not only his passion for all things military but also the challenges veterans face within the VA system. This eye-opening experience motivated Bill to make a difference. He embarked on a legal career, specializing in VA claims, and soon found himself at the Twelfth Judicial Circuit prosecutor's office, where he played a key role in establishing a Veteran's Treatment Court, providing veterans with a fresh start in the judicial system. Outside of the courtroom, Bill co-founded SRQ VETS, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping veterans in need. The organization, driven by Bill's commitment to "take care of our own," continues to positively impact the lives of veterans in the community. Today, as the leader of Veterans Affairs Law, P.A., Bill, along with his experienced team, provides legal representation to veterans nationwide, helping them navigate the complexities of the VA claims process and supporting their rights and benefits. Bill Sterbinsky's life and work exemplify unwavering dedication to veterans and a deep commitment to making a positive impact on their lives, both within and beyond the legal realm. His journey continues to inspire and uplift those he serves. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Beyond Borders: A Lifelong Mission with John Shattuck - From Navy Veteran to Humanitarian
11-08-2023
Beyond Borders: A Lifelong Mission with John Shattuck - From Navy Veteran to Humanitarian
Step into the raw and riveting world of "Wake Up with Patti Katter" as we bring you the incredible life of American hero John Shattuck, straight from his own words. In this unfiltered episode, John takes the reins to share his extraordinary journey, guided by host Patti Katter. Get ready for an unvarnished story of everyday heroism, intricately woven with the very fabric of American freedom. Listen closely as John unveils his life story – a narrative of bravery and an indomitable spirit. From his Navy days to hands-on humanitarian work across the globe, this episode offers a genuine glimpse into the core of the American experience. Within the realm of true patriotism, John recounts his acts of compassion – from post-earthquake Haiti to the heartlands of Central America, and even the rugged terrain of Afghanistan. Shattuck, a true champion of American values, shines a light on how these selfless gestures mold the soul of our nation. Yet, what truly resonates is John's grounded nature, firmly rooted in his origins and American principles. As he tackles life's hurdles – including his son's courageous battle against childhood cancer, his wife's accident, and his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor – John's story exudes an unyielding spirit. This episode echoes with resilience, honor, and an unwavering mission to uplift. Join us for "Wake Up with Patti Katter," a platform that amplifies courage deeply tied to freedom. Through this episode, let's honor the authentic spirit of America and the unity that binds everyday heroes like John. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Radicalization in Academia: Stanley K. Ridgley Unveils 'Brutal Minds'
09-07-2023
Radicalization in Academia: Stanley K. Ridgley Unveils 'Brutal Minds'
Join Patti as she engages in a thought-provoking conversation with the brilliant Stanley K. Ridgley. Stanley, a Professor of Business at Drexel University, unveils the shocking attack on the Enlightenment University and the brainwashing process happening on college campuses. In his newly published book, "Brutal Minds," Stanley exposes the decline of higher education and offers powerful solutions to counter this alarming trend. Prepare to have your beliefs challenged and your eyes opened to the truth behind the scenes. This is an episode that will leave you questioning everything. Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode: • The Influence of Bureaucracy and Ideological Indoctrination in Higher Education • Criticizing Social Emotional Learning, Critical Race Theory, and Marxist Ideology in Schools • Unveiling the Role of Education Schools and Bureaucratic Mechanisms in Promoting Ideological Agendas • Protecting Academic Freedom • Exposing Radical Ideologies and Offering Strategies for Combatting Indoctrination in Higher Education • And so much more! About Stanley K. Ridgley: STANLEY K. RIDGLEY, PH.D. is a Clinical Full Professor of Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Dr. Ridgley has also studied at Moscow State University and the Institut de Gestion Sociale in Paris. He is a former Military Intelligence Officer who served in West Berlin and near the Czech-German border, where he received the George S. Patton Award for Leadership from the 7th Army NCO Academy. In addition to his teaching, Dr. Ridgley lectures widely in the United States and internationally. He is Drexel’s faculty sponsor for Turning Point USA, serves on Drexel’s Faculty Senate, and Drexel University’s Institutional Review Board. He is a frequent contributor to national media, including Newsmax and American Greatness, and is also the highly praised faculty instructor for the course “Strategic Thinking” in the DVD series TheGreatCourses.com. He lives and works in the Philadelphia metro area. You can find Stanley K. Ridgley on . . . Website: brutalminds.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stanleyri... ~ Connect with Patti Katter! Website: https://pattikatter.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Healing on the Homefront: A Conversation with Jen Satterly
24-06-2023
Healing on the Homefront: A Conversation with Jen Satterly
Welcome to this captivating episode of "Wake Up with Patti Katter"! In this episode, Patti sits down with Jen Satterly, All Secure Foundation's co-founder, and CEO, for an insightful conversation. Jen shares her perspective on serving Special Operations warfighters and their families grappling with complex Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) and secondary PTS. She opens up about meeting her husband, Tom Satterly, during a challenging period in his life. Despite their contrasting backgrounds, Jen's fascination with special operations led them on a joint journey of healing and recovery. Please tune in to discover the inspiring story behind their nonprofit organization and the remarkable resilience they demonstrate in the face of adversity. Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode: • Journey from Childhood Trauma to Healing • Navigating a Relationship with a Military Hero • Exploring the Complexities of PTSD in Relationships • The Power of Willingness: How Therapy Transformed Jen and Tom's Relationship • From Recklessness to Resilience • And so much more! About Jen Satterly: Jen Satterly is an accomplished filmmaker, photographer, and co-founder of All Secure Foundation. With a career spanning 15 years, Jen worked closely with elite Special Operations forces, including Navy SEALs, Green Berets, and Army Rangers, documenting their training missions and experiences. Through her work, Jen observed the common struggles faced by these warriors, which mirrored the challenges her husband, Tom Satterly, faced with complex Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). Determined to find solutions, she delved into the biology of PTS and became a certified health and wellness coach. Together with Tom, they founded All Secure Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Special Operations warriors and their families heal from the trauma of war. You can find Jen Satterly on . . . Website: https://www.allsecurefoundation.org/ Know more about Jen here: https://gsof.org/jen-satterly-bio/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllSecureFou... LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jen-satte... ~ Connect with Patti Katter! Website: https://pattikatter.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter?l... --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Combat to Care: A Delta Force Veteran's Journey with Tom Satterly
16-06-2023
Combat to Care: A Delta Force Veteran's Journey with Tom Satterly
Welcome to another captivating episode of Wake Up with Patti Katter! Join Patti as she sits down with Tom Satterly, an Army Delta Force veteran who shares his incredible story of overcoming obstacles and finding confidence through military training. He delves into the transformative power of training schools he attended, describing how it pushed him past self-doubt and revealed his true capabilities. Tune in as Tom unveils his most impactful memories, highlighting the profound impact of training and the unwavering confidence it brought him in combat situations. Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode: • Surviving the Storm • From Lost Compassion to Healing Relationships • Confronting Anger and Finding Redemption • Empathy, Boundaries, and Resilience • A Memoir of Mistakes and Redemption • And so much more! About Tom Satterly: Tom Satterly is a highly accomplished combat veteran and co-founder/COO of The All Secure Foundation. With 25 years of service in the Army, including 20 years in Delta Force, the US Military's elite Tier One unit, Tom has been involved in critical military campaigns. He fought in the notable Black Hawk Down mission and played a role in capturing Saddam Hussein. Tom's impressive military career earned him prestigious honors, such as a Silver Star and four Bronze Stars. However, beyond his battlefield achievements, Tom has also battled his own "silent war" off the field, overcoming personal struggles and actively working to combat veteran suicide. Through his courage and willingness to share his experiences, he has become a beacon of hope for others facing similar challenges. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Resilience and Freedom, The Inspiring Journey of The Pew Pew Jew
02-06-2023
Resilience and Freedom, The Inspiring Journey of The Pew Pew Jew
In this powerful episode of "Wake Up with Patti Katter," host Patti Katter is joined by special guest Yehuda Remer, also known as The Pew Pew Jew. They explore the profound history of Yehuda's family, where 60 members tragically perished in the Holocaust. Yehuda shares incredible stories of his grandfathers—one enduring a concentration camp, the other hiding in an underground hole for 19 months. As a Proud Orthodox Jew, Yehuda's mission is to preserve the Second Amendment while educating and empowering others. Tune in for a deep understanding of resilience, heritage, and the importance of individual rights. Don't miss this thought-provoking and inspiring episode as Patti and Yehuda Remer shed light on resilience, honoring the past, and defending our defining rights.    Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:  The harrowing experiences of Yehuda's family during the Holocaust  The remarkable stories of survival and resilience from his grandfathers  Yehuda's mission to preserve the Second Amendment and educate others  The intersection of faith, heritage, and personal freedoms  And so much more!    About The Pew Pew Jew:    The Pew Pew Jew began as a fun moniker that was given to Yehuda Remer, an orthodox Jew, by some of his non-Jewish friends in the gun industry as he was chronicling his journey into the business.  Beginning with his book "Safety On: An introduction to the world of firearms for children, Yehuda was thrust headfirst into the gun world quickly becoming a voice in Second Amendment Advocacy.    You can find The Pew Pew Jew on . . .  Website: thepewpewjew.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepewpewjew/?hl=en  Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepewpewjew?lang=en    ~   Connect with Patti Katter!  Website: https://pattikatter.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter?lang=en  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Maverick Willett: The Emotional Support Viking of The Revenge Body Podcast
12-05-2023
Maverick Willett: The Emotional Support Viking of The Revenge Body Podcast
Wake up and start your day with Patti Katter as she sits down with Maverick Willett, the Emotional Support Viking of The Revenge Body Podcast. In this episode, Maverick shares his journey as the owner of Maverick Online Coaching, a women's nutrition coaching company, and how he helps women escape dieting culture and find balance in their lives. Listen as Maverick discusses the importance of self-care and positivity, emphasizing the need to focus on making consistent, small changes to achieve your goals. He also talks about the unhealed wounds that people carry around with them, which lead to toxicity in social interactions. Tune in as Maverick advocates for therapy, particularly for men, as a form of performance enhancement to increase one's quality of life.  Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:  Maverick's inspiration for working with women and helping them escape dieting culture  Coaching program for women to regain confidence and transform their bodies with simple steps  Importance of self-care and positivity in achieving goals  Unhealed wounds and toxicity in social interactions  Advocacy for therapy as a form of performance enhancement and catalyst for positive changes.  And so much more!    About Maverick Willett:    Maverick Willett is an online fitness and lifestyle coach certified by The International Sports Sciences Association. He has spent his entire personal training career working exclusively with women, inspired by his mother's success in breaking gender stereotypes as a competitive bodybuilder. Maverick's coaching program aims to help women escape dieting culture and find balance in their lives through personalized nutrition plans, accountability, and consistent feedback. He also emphasizes the importance of self-care, mindset, and establishing daily habits to progress and achieve short/long-term goals. As an Army Ranger combat veteran with extensive sales and management experience, Maverick advocates for therapy, particularly for men, as a form of performance enhancement to increase one's quality of life.    You can find Maverick Willett on . . .  Website: https://maverickonlinecoaching.net/revenge  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maverickonlinecoaching/?hl=en  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maverickwillett/      ~   Connect with Patti Katter!  Website: https://pattikatter.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter  Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter?lang=en  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Eric Oberembt: From Roofs to Recovery
05-05-2023
Eric Oberembt: From Roofs to Recovery
Eric Oberembt: From Roofs to Recovery  The road to recovery is always an uphill challenge, and oftentimes, people are reluctant because it is never easy to face yourself. In this episode of WAKE UP with Patti Katter, Patti is joined by Eric Oberembt, CEO of D&M Roofing and Siding as well as the host of "Be Authentic or GTFO" as they talk about Eric's journey to recovery, and the realization about being true to yourself in order to help others.     Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:  Falling in love with sales at a young age.  From building his business to making podcasts  An experiment, addiction, and the road to sobriety  On the current drug problem                                            How do you help someone who doesn’t want it?  Reason for helping others.    About Eric Oberembt:    Eric is the CEO of D&M Roofing and Siding in Omaha, NE. He is the co-founder of the non profit "Roofers in Recovery" sending people in addiction to treatment centers to get the help they need. He is the author of two books about residential and commercial roofing. He is a coach at the "Commercial Roofing Academy'' and Co-founder of the National Vendor Network "Advanced Roofing Technologies". Lastly, the Podcast host of "Be Authentic or GTFO and Keynote Speaker. Eric has spoken at D2DCon, SRC Summit, and as a Mainstage Keynote at Roofcon. Eric is passionate about finding ways to help others make sure they have the opportunity to become the person they were supposed to be.    Connect with Eric Oberembt    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beauthenticorgtfo/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beauthenticorgtfo/  Podcast Website: https://www.beauthenticorgtfo.com/  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3C968qG5W7CGkwjGlTuAuy  Yotube: https://www.youtube.com/@beauthenticorgtfo   ~   Connect with Patti Katter!  Website: https://pattikatter.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter  Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter?lang=en  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support
Brian Paul: Helping Veterans and First Responders Turn Their Lives Around
28-04-2023
Brian Paul: Helping Veterans and First Responders Turn Their Lives Around
Brian Paul: Helping Veterans and First Responders Turn Their Lives Around  The struggles of Veterans and First Responders is not something that would be easily understood unless you have served. Their plight, as always, is eclipsed by the triumphs and wins, but at the end of the day, those of them who suffer from the burdens they carry may find themselves losing a grip on living.   In this episode, join Patti Katter as she welcomes back Brian Paul from Veterans For Life as they talk about how the organization can help struggling Veterans and First Responders get back on their feet.     Here's a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:  How Brian got started to helping people  The process of how they help.  On covering the cost  About Equine Therapy  Connecting with the program  On taking that tiny step forward      About Brian Paul:    Brian wanted to find a way to help other Veterans and First Responders turn their life around and find hope when all seems lost. He started “Veterans For Life” a charity that connects Veterans and First Responders with resources, including treatment, therapeutic events, equine therapy, retreats, job training and placement, and spouse support groups.    About Veterans for Life:    "Veterans for life is really about community, and families that really support our Veterans and First Responders both with the problems they've got… from start to finish, the process is hopefully, really a good, strong kind of a dramatic change in the individual from the assessment all the way through to employment, and a whole total life change… relatability is what it’s all about.”   – Brian Paul     Find Veterans For Life on . . .  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Veterans4lifeusa/  Website: https://www.veteransforlifeusa.org    ~   Connect with Patti Katter!  Website: https://pattikatter.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/PattiKatter/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pkatter  Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pattikatter?lang=en    --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wakeupwithpattikatter/support