The Kindness Podcast Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life's difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People.
The Kindness Podcast

The Kindness Podcast

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Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life's difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People.

Most Recent Episodes

Episode 055 : Resiliency Trainer, Brian Fleming

Brian Fleming was born into a lower-income family in a small factory town west of Detroit, Michigan. After joining the Army at 18 years old, he was blown up by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Now, as an author, speaker, and resilience trainer, he has enjoyed speaking to nearly half-a-million people in live audiences teaching them how to "stand firm when everything around them is blowing up" in their lives and businesses. Today, Brian talks with me about the role kindness plays in resiliency. Find out more about Brian by visiting www.briancfleming.com.

Episode 054 : Eddie Luisi, Stage Manager of "Good Morning America"

Everyone we pass on the street has a story, but we don't always get the chance to take a peek into their life. In this week's episode of The Kindness Podcast, I'm talking with Eddie Luisi, who has been the stage manager to the stars on "Good Morning America" for the past 33 years. As a witness to decades of news events and celebrity sightings, Eddie talks about how kindness still reigns supreme. You can connect more with Eddie on www.facebook.com/EddieLuisi.

Episode 053 : 1 a Week w/Boomer Perrault

Boomer Perrault is a Connecticut resident who, with the help of a friend, started the 1 a Week Organization. 1 a Week promotes positivity and mental health awareness, through acts of kindness, giving out their own sponsored gifts along the way. In this week's episode of The Kindness Podcast, Boomer talks with me about how the 1 a Week Organization encourages people to be kind. Get involved by visiting www.facebook.com/1aweekchallenge.

Episode 052 : Dr. Peter Kapsner

Like many of us, Dr. Peter Kapsner wears dozens of hats. As a business owner, professor, radio host and church leader, there is one thread that is a constant in his life: Kindness. Peter talks with me about his thoughts on kindness as a form of practical theology in this episode of The Kindness Podcast.

Episode 051 : Tamara Letter

One act of kindness can start a domino effect. In celebration of her 40th birthday, Tamara Letter, an educator who specializes in kids and technology, decided to complete 40 random acts of kindness and share them with the world. Tamara joins me to talk about her adventure with kindness. Visit her website at TamaraLetter.com!

Episode 050 : Financing Kindness w/ Darryl Lyons

Being kind doesn't cost a dime, but according to Darryl Lyons, there is a benefit to being kind with our finances. Darryl Lyons is ready to help people achieve the dream of financial freedom so they can enjoy life. Darryl's San Antonio, Texas company PAX Financial Group is an Inc 5000 "Fastest Growing Company" and a "Best Place to Work." He joins me to talk about being kind with your wallet. You can connect with Darryl on his website paxfinancialgroup.com. His book is called "18 to 80: A Simple and Practical Guide to Money and Management for all Ages".

Episode 049 : "Raising Great Girls" w/ Darlene Brock

Darlene Brock is the co-founder and president of The Grit and Grace Project, author and co-host of This Grit and Grace Life Podcast. Today, she talks to me about how in the midst of the busyness of producing award-winning music videos, managing music groups, promoting concerts, and serving as COO of ForeFront Records that she raised her two daughters, alongside her husband Dan. Visit her website at DarleneBrock.com!

Episode 048 : Kindness Through Comedy w/Daniel Ferguson

Voice actor, Daniel Ferguson, made millions laugh as a 2017 contestant in America's Got Talent. He talks with The Kindness Podcast about life since AGT and teaches Nicole Phillips a few of his tricks. Get your daily laugh by subscribing to his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFzOJmXVaP1tMLiww4aQzg

Episode 047 : Keith Wasserman, Founder/Executive Director of Good Works

Good Works began by providing shelter for the rural homeless when Keith Wasserman had a vision to reach out to those struggling with homelessness and poverty in rural Appalachian, Ohio. During his last year at Ohio University, Keith remodeled the basement of his home into a two-bedroom apartment as a shelter for adults and children experiencing homelessness, with the help of friends and supporters. To learn more about Good Works, you can visit good-works.net.

Episode 046 : Rainbow Rabbit w/ Arthur Vallee

Joe Vallee's late grandfather, Arthur Vallee, was a former Disney animator in the 1930s & 40s. Joe based the character and program off of the story book his grandfather wrote-- Rainbow Rabbit. Joe incorporated the book's themes of kindness, acceptance, tolerance, unity and inclusion into school lessons spanning grades Kindergarten through 4th. Learn more by visiting TheRainbowRabbit.com.

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