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Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

David Vaskevitch: Building Microsoft from the Ground Up with Bill Gates

Listen on your favorite podcast network. The latest podcast episode of “Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!” is about David Vaskevitch, former CTO (Chief Technical Officer) for Microsoft and founder of Mylio, a product that digitizes and organizes a lifetime of memories. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on July 21, 2021

Everyone has a story, and every story has a purpose. Listen in as Dustin interviews some of the most incredible people and hear them share their real and vulnerable stories of overcoming unique challenges and struggles to inspire and motivate each other towards personal fortitude, healing, growth, and empowerment. 

Dustin declares, 

“We are going to spark a movement and we are going to change the world, one heart at a time, freeing others from shame, guilt and anger. It’s life … life is tough … but YOU can be tougher!”

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Pastor Neil Tomba: Finding Jesus on The Listening Road

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week  features Pastor Neil Tomba, Senior Pastor of Northwest Bible Church of Dallas, Texas, who cycled nearly 3,000 miles across the country from California to Maryland on his quest to reach out and listen to

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Dr. Lawrence Krauss explores questions about the universe and its origins

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week  features Dr. Lawrence Krauss, an American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist who was a former professor at Arizona State University (ASU). Dr. Krauss also founded ASU’s Origins Project, now called ASU Interplanetary Initiative, to investigate

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Steven Strombeck: Changing the World “One Knob at a Time”

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week  features Steven Strombeck, Founder and CEO of SafeHandles, who developed a uniquely superior product that not only keeps commonly touched surfaces clean but germs-free 24/7 for at least six months. This “Life’s Tough” episode

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Dr. Don Wood is telling you: “Nothing is wrong with you or your mind”

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week  features Don Wood, Founder of Inspired Performance Institute and CEO of Team Energy Inc., developed the TIPP method after spending years researching how atmospheric conditions affect minds and impact lives. Dr. Wood designed this

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Dr. Christina Rahm: empowering others to take control of their own health and wellness

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Dr. Christina Rahm, artistic scientist, researcher & worldwide consultant in various areas of holistic health and wellness. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 5th, 2021 and is now available on all major podcast

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Greg Laurie offering spiritual answers to life’s toughest questions

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Greg Laurie, American author, Evangelist and Senior Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, staying active in remote campuses across California and Hawaii. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on April 28th, 2021 and is now available

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Josh Nielsen founder of Zencastr, the high-quality web-based solution for podcasters

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Josh Nielsen, founder of Zencaster — a web-based tool that helps podcasters easily record their guests, getting the same high quality audio as if they were in studio.  This “Life’s Tough” episode released

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Dr. Gary Onik: pioneering revolutionary cancer treatments and never giving up on any patient

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Dr. Gary Onik, a visionary medical Doctor and adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, working closely with his colleagues to develop the next generation of cancer fighting technologies. This “Life’s

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Rebeccah Silence helping hundreds of families and individuals through life-changing breakthroughs!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Rebeccah Silence, known for bringing her clients “back to life”, owner of Inspired Results, radio personality, highly sought-after keynote speaker and corporate trainer, specializing in “Emotional Release” coaching for individuals, families, life purpose,

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Michael Dowling, from Irish immigrant to President & CEO of Northwell Health

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Life’s Tough — but Michael Dowling is TOUGHER, from Irish immigrant to President & CEO of Northwell Health—the largest Healthcare Provider in New York State—and true visionary leader of our time. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Michael Dowling,

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Rick Tirelli solving nearly 600 homicide cases as one of NYPD’s greatest detectives

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Life’s Tough, but Rick Tirelli is TOUGHER, solving nearly 600 homicide cases as one of NYPD’s greatest detectives. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Rick Tirelli, retired NYPD homicide detective, Film Producer at Kauffman Films, and entertainment industry’s

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Mallory Weggemann, paralympic gold metalist, smashing limitations in and out of the pool!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Mallory Weggemann, two-time American Paralympian swimmer who holds 15 world records and 34 American records, highly sought-after motivational speaker, and author of her upcoming memoir Limitless: The Power of Hope and Resilience to Overcome Circumstance. This “Life’s

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Julia Golding penning great novels while leading worthy causes!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Julia Golding, humanitarian, podcaster, and internationally acclaimed author best known for her Cat Royal series and The Companions Quartet. This “Life’s Tough” episode releases on February 17th at 7 p.m. (EST), and thereafter

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Dr. Philip Stieg showing the world how to harness the power of the brain!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Dr. Philip Stieg, internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon and Chairman & Founder of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center—the leading center for patient care in New York City. This “Life’s Tough” episode released

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LyNea Bell defying the odds to become a formidable talent agent!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features LyNea Bell, motivator, speaker, and founder of Bell Hall (B.H.) Talent and Literary Agency. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on January 27th, 2021 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under

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Ronald Diamond serving Family Offices as if they were family!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast this week features Ronald Diamond, longtime investor, entrepreneur, and Founder & Chairman of Diamond Wealth—a boutique financial services and advisory firm catering exclusively on the many unique needs and objectives of Family Offices. This “Life’s Tough”

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Stephen Shamus, founder of ACE Universe, delivering “Super” experiences to legions of comic fans

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU CAN BE TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Stephen Shamus, President and co-founder of ACE Universe—foremost producers of immersive and experiential events that bring together top-name Film and TV celebrity talent, professional Illustrators & Writers, Award-Winning Designers, Gaming, Cosplay, Comic Books and

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Mel Allen bringing us inspirational accounts of human endurance and fortitude

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU CAN BE TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Mel Allen, American journalist, author, college professor, and current editor of the prestigious Yankee Magazine. Mel imparts enriching stories of human strength, perseverance, and survival. This “Life’s Tough” episode releases on December 3rd at

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Rodney Herrington’s mission to provide safe water and disinfectant to everyone

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Rodney Herrington, an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and Founder and CEO of Aqua Research—a leading-edge company providing affordable and sustainable lifesaving water technologies. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on October 7th, 2020

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Doron Kempel revolutionizing the future of personal safety and security through a common “Bond”

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Doron Kempel, an Israeli-born American international technology innovator, serial entrepreneur and Chairman & CEO at Bond—an innovative security company reinventing personal safety and protection. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on October 14th,

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Calvin Ayre betting on online gambling and winning BIG!

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Calvin Ayre, visionary entrepreneur, online gambling pioneer and founder of the Ayre Group and Bodog entertainment brand—the success of which made him a billionaire.  This “Life’s Tough” episode released on September 30th,

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Matthew Zachary surviving brain cancer and becoming a foremost patient advocate

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Matthew Zachary, cancer survivor, driven patient advocate and inspirational podcaster, and Co-Founder & CEO of OffScrip Media—the first audio broadcast network focused on consumer health and patient advocacy. This “Life’s Tough” episode

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Dr. Craig Wright challenging the world with visionary ideas

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Dr. Craig Wright, an Australian/Antiguan computer scientist, businessman, lecturer and inventor. Acknowledged by some as the creator of Bitcoin and author of the Bitcoin white paper under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Dr.

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Jon Erwin sharing stories of hope, faith, redemption, and triumph of the human spirit

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—You Can Be Tougher” podcast this week features Jon Erwin, renowned American Christian-film director and producer, screenwriter and author. Jon, along with his brother Andrew have had four feature films all opening in the top-ten movies in America and collectively grossing

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Dr. David Ireland, pastor and author and says, “God is Tougher!”

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Dr. David Ireland, pastor, diversity consultant, coach, author, religious leader and businessman. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on July 8th, 2020 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under

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Pat Robertson, celebrated evangelist and religious leader continues writing new chapters

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Pat Robertson, celebrated evangelist, educator, philanthropist, religious leader and businessman. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on July 1st, 2020 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under the

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Marco Greenberg: how to “tap the primal drive” that powers the most successful people

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Main Photo Credits – Taken on the empty main drag, Railroad Street, in Great Barrington Mass during April at height of Covid. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—You Can Be Tougher” podcast this week features Marco Greenberg, published author, strategic communications guru, and president of New

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Lonnie Mayne building meaningful company cultures through inspired employee engagement

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—You can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Lonnie Mayne, internationally recognized high-performance and top-rated keynote speaker, published author, executive consultant, and founder of Red Shoes Living, Inc. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on June 17th, 2020 and is now

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Mary Wilson, one of the last interviews with this legendary singer from The Supremes

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Mary Wilson, one of the founding members of The Supremes, the illustrious Motown singing group that rocketed to the top of the pop music charts during the 1960s. This “Life’s

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Arabian Prince (N.W.A.), knows there are always second and third acts

Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature rapper Arabian Prince from NWA. This “Life’s Tough” episode is now available on all major podcast networks, under the Podcast Channel “Life’s Tough” — or you can simply listen to it here on our website. In 1988,

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Jerry Springer, popular talk-show host confronts critics with humility

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Jerry Springer, renowned American television host, politician, news presenter, actor, producer, musician, and former lawyer. Springer revolutionized daytime TV with his ultra-popular show, The Jerry Springer Show, a daytime talk show featuring

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Joe de Sena, a conversation with the founder of Spartan Races, the world fastest growing sports movement

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Joe de Sena, Founder & CEO of Spartan, serial entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, and highly sought-after keynote speaker. Spartan is one of the fastest growing sports movements and world’s leading

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Diamond Dallas Page (DDP) changing lives through a revolutionary workout and yoga routine

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Diamond Dallas Page (DDP), an American semi-retired professional wrestler, fitness instructor, motivational speaker, and actor. DDP’s unrelenting drive and ambition would lead him on an inspirational journey from three-time world wrestling

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Lou Ferrigno, overcoming adversity and inspiring others to become incredible

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Lou Ferrigno, an American actor, motivational speaker, fitness trainer/consultant, and celebrated professional bodybuilder (retired). As a bodybuilder, Lou won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles;

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Stephen and Mara Klemich, helping others find the best version of themselves

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Stephen & Mara Klemich, founders of Heartstyles—a company that specializes in understanding human behaviors and developing strategies for individuals and organizations to alter their thinking towards making better decisions to achieve their

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Tim Draper, entrepreneur, Bitcoin enthusiast and one of the greatest venture capitalists of our time

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Tim Draper, legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founder of Draper Associates, DFJ, and the Draper Venture Network—a global network of venture capital funds. Often regarded as one of the most successful

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

John Tesh, cancer survivor shares secret to his perseverance and resolute mindset

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature John Tesh, internationally celebrated recording artist, composer, concert pianist and national radio/television personality. His Intelligence for Your Life radio show currently airs on 350 stations and reaches 14 million people each week.

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Jaci Velasquez, Latin pop singer/songwriter discusses her faith and passion for autism awareness

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Jaci Velasquez, platinum-selling and three-time Grammy nominated artist, American actress, on-air personality and renowned Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer/songwriter—performing in both English and Spanish. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on December

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Ben Kane, bestselling historical novelist brings ancient history to life

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Ben Kane, bestselling novelist, specializing in historical fiction. He is best known for The Forgotten Legion, Spartacus and Hannibal book series. Eleven of his thirteen novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers, and

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Robert Schuller, televangelist inspiring the masses towards Vital Living

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Robert A. Schuller, an American author, televangelist and pastor, and head of the Robert Schuller Ministries, whose mission is to inspire the world by incorporating the whole person and seeking to minister

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Catie Harris, helping turn nurse professionals into thriving entrepreneurs

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—You Can Be Tougher” podcast this week features Catie Harris, a nurse turned entrepreneur, helping other nurse professionals realize their dreams of self-employment and owning their own businesses. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on November 13th, 2019 and is now available

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Bjorn Oste, Swedish co-founder and CEO of Good Idea Drinks, focuses on nutrition

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Bjorn Oste, the Swedish co-founder and CEO of Good Idea Drinks. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on November 27th, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under the

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Charles Rosen, founder of Ironbound Hard Cider giving ex-offenders a real chance to rise above a system

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Charles Rosen, socially-responsible and environmentally conscious visionary and founder of NJ-based Ironbound Hard Cider. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on October 16th, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast

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Anthony Pompliano is making waves in the world of crypto with his latest Tweet

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, an American entrepreneur, investor, and U.S. Army veteran. Anthony is Co-Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets—a multi-strategy investment firm focused on providing access to blockchain technology and

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Bitcoin Bull Anthony Pompliano Says He’s ‘Confounded’ by Ripple and XRP

Bitcoin bull and Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano says he’s a bit perplexed by the digital asset XRP. On the latest episode of the Life’s Tough podcast, Pompliano talks about the impact that the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap has on the cross-border payments company Ripple. “Frankly, I’m very

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Anthony Pompliano, shares his secrets to investing in future tokens he expects will be created using blockchain

  Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—You Can Be Tougher” Crypto podcast this week features Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, an American entrepreneur, investor, and U.S. Army veteran. Anthony is Co-Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets—a multi-strategy investment firm focused on providing access to blockchain technology and digital assets for institutional clients and wealthy family offices. This “Life’s

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Roger Ver, Chairman of Bitcoin.com spotting opportunity in cryptocurrency and building an empire

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Roger Ver, legendary cryptocurrency entrepreneur and early investor in bitcoin and bitcoin-related startups. As a prominent supporter of bitcoin adoption, Roger envisions bitcoin as a means to promote economic freedom and

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, online content trailblazer shares the story of his entrepreneurial hits and misses

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, online media content trailblazer and Founder & CEO of WatchMojo.com. Ashkan shares his story of his entrepreneurial hits and misses and what shaped and influenced him to create WatchMojo.com—one

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Lidia Bastianich, Emmy award-winning television host talks about how her Italian roots have influenced her food

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Lidia Bastianich, Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author and successful restaurateur. Lidia shares her early life raised under a communist regime to how she blended her life passions—family and food—to

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Matthew Mathers, best-selling author is now working with 20 Century Fox

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Matthew Mather, best-selling author of “Cyberstorm,” a science-fiction thriller that 20th Century Fox is now developing as a film. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on July 17th, 2019 and is

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Rudy Perez, Cuban refugee to world-renowned record producer & songwriter

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Rudy Perez, iconic Latin songwriter, record producer and philanthropist. Rudy shares his remarkable life story in his new memoir, “The Latin Hit Maker” which describes how through faith, family and music

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Gordon Robertson, opens up about what it’s like to be the son of renowned Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Gordon Robertson, CEO of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN). CBN is a television ministry that delivers original programming in 47 languages to approximately 120 countries. It also offers a 24-hour

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Chris & Emily Norton, facing adversity head on and thriving from it

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough—YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Chris & Emily Norton, authors of “Seven Longest Yards”, an inspirational true story of grit, hope, and perseverance. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on August 28th, 2019 and is now available

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Richard Wiese, TV personality and president of the Explorers Club encourages everyone to get outside and start exploring

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Richard Wiese, President of The Explorers Club, co-host of the public television series “Weekends with Yankee”—produced by two prominent New England media outlets, WGBH-TV and Yankee magazine. The series, now

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Andy Andrews, respected author and speaker presses the importance of decision making

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Andy Andrews, best-selling author, speaker and consultant. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on June 26, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under the Podcast Channel “Life’s

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

David Heath, co-founder of Bomba’s says “donating is good for business”

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature David Heath, co-founder and CEO of Bombas, a comfort-apparel company, focused on making the best socks in history, and donating a pair of socks to the homeless community for each

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Golden Harper, founder of Altra revolutionized the common running shoe

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Golden Harper, the founder of Altra, a footwear and apparel company, based in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 29th, 2019 and is now

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Jesse Lund, leader of Blockchain and Digital Currency

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Jesse Lund who leads Blockchain and Digital Currency. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 27th, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under the Podcast Channel

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Leemon Baird, a true visionary carving out new pathways to ensure computer security

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Leemon Baird, co-founder and chief scientist at distributed ledger company Hedera Hashgraph.  This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 27th, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast networks,

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Brad McLeod, former US Navy SEAL now teaching speech and literature at the Naval Academy

Listen on your favorite podcast network. Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature former U.S. Navy SEAL Brad McLeod, the founder of SEALgrinderPT.com, a modular, online platform that offers mental and physical conditioning programs. Most of these programs reflect elements of the SEAL training

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Orson Scott Card, author and literature professor at Southern Virginia University

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, You Can Be Tougher” podcast this coming week features Orson Scott Card, who is best known for his science-fiction novel “Ender’s Game,” and its two sequels: “Ender’s Shadow” and “Speaker for the Dead.” “Ender’s Game” also became a movie

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William J. Rouhana Jr., CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER! ” podcast is honored to feature William J. Rouhana Jr., chairman and CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul, the publisher of the inspirational book series of that name.  This “Life’s Tough” episode released on

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Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, immigrant refugee turned Policy Director for Michelle Obama

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Krish O’Mara Vignarajah president and CEO of LIRS (Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service). Krish guides the national nonprofit in its role as the leading advocate for welcoming immigrants from across

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Sargent Rudy Reyes and special guest Colonel Ferrando

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Sgt. Rudy Reyes the former Marine who became a military advisor, motivational speaker, personal trainer, author, conservationist, and, even an actor.  This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 1st, 2019

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Michael Loeb, founder of Loeb.nyc, encourages listeners to embrace challenges

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Michael Loeb, legendary entrepreneur, business trailblazer, avid philanthropist and the founder and current CEO of Loeb.nyc. Under Michael’s visionary leadership, Loeb.nyc boasts a portfolio of over 18 direct investments and

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Bobby Burke, actor and fire captain not afraid to confront personal challenges

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Robert John Burke, a professional actor and a certified New York State firefighter. Burke’s impressive acting career spans both movies and television. This “Life’s Tough” episode released on April 17th,

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

B.J. Surhoff, American All Star, now president of Pathfinders and autism activist

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature B.J. Surhoff, an American former baseball player and All-Star, played professionally from 1987 to 2005. Join us as B.J. shares his unique life’s journey, as well as its challenges.  This

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Evander Holyfield, boxing legend and 4-time World Heavyweight Champion

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Evander Holyfield, an American former boxer, who competed professionally from 1984 to 2011. A boxing legend and megastar, Evander is the only 4-time World Heavyweight Champion and remains the only

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Chance Kelly, overcomes profound fear of public speaking to become an actor

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Chance Kelly, film and television actor and amateur boxer. Chance will share his inspiring story of overcoming a profound fear of public speaking—expressed through his eloquent and introspective mind as

Life’s Tough—YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Dustin Plantholt, Life’s Tough, You can be Tougher, premiere episode

Listen on your favorite podcast network.   “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” with Host Dustin Plantholt is a podcast about personal stories of strength and perseverance. Along with Dustin, guests and listeners will share their real and vulnerable life stories of overcoming unique challenges and struggles to inspire and