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Dr. Benjamin Hardy - Personality Isn't Permanent and Willpower Doesn't Work - Speaker Meeting 14

September 18, 2020 Dr. Benjamin Hardy Episode 14
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Dr. Benjamin Hardy - Personality Isn't Permanent and Willpower Doesn't Work - Speaker Meeting 14
Sep 18, 2020 Episode 14
Dr. Benjamin Hardy

I was introduced to Dr. Hardy through a podcast that he was a guest on, called the Richie Norton Podcast. I was in the process of developing the idea of the Reco12 Speaker Meeting Podcast and his interview with Richie Norton (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-richie-norton-show/id1493699560?i=1000473674959) spoke the language of addiction and the powerlessness of willpower so clearly that I had to reach out to him right away and ask if he would be a guest speaker. I am so grateful that he has agreed to do this. Here is his bio:

Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. His blogs have been read by over 100 million people and are featured on Forbes, Fortune, CNBC, Cheddar, Big Think, and many others. He is a regular contributor to Inc. and Psychology Today and from 2015-2018, he was the #1 writer in the world on Medium.com. He and his wife Lauren adopted three children through the foster system in February 2018 and, one month later, Lauren became pregnant with twins, who were born in December of 2018.

Welcome to the Reco12 Speaker Meeting. We are an organization whose addictions include alcohol, drugs, lust and sex, food and gambling, just to name a few.  We come together from all places, faiths and backgrounds to learn the similarities of addiction and to gain tools and hope from others who are walking a similar path. We invite recovering addicts with at least 1 year sobriety and who are actively working their recovery in their respective fellowships to share their experience, strength and hope on a live Zoom meeting, each Friday at 12:00 pm central time, for 20-25 minutes. Then, we, the live audience, get the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker for another 20-25 minutes. If you are hearing this podcast recorded and would like to participate as a live audience member, or if you would like to be a guest speaker in a future meeting, please go to www.reco12.com to learn more and submit your email address there to receive weekly invitations.  

 Reco12 is an ad-free service and we appreciate your help in keeping it that way. We gratefully accept contributions to help cover the costs of the Zoom platform, podcast platform, web hosting, and administrative costs. To contribute, you can go to https://www.reco12.com/support  or you can click the link to PayPal https://www.paypal.me/reco12  in the chat of the live meeting. Or, if you use Venmo, you can also contribute there. Our handle is @Reco-Twelve. When you contribute, please specify the meeting number. This is meeting number 14.

Dr. Hardy's website:  https://www.benjaminhardy.com

I invite the audience to come back next week. If you have not yet gone to www.reco12.com and submitted your email address (you only need to do it once), please get on the invitation list, so you can join us live, each Friday at 12:00 noon, central time. 

Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe. This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses:  A Musical of Hope”, can be purchased here:  https://music.apple.com/us/album/crosses-musical-hope-by-cory/528476262  This song is used with the  permission of Cory Ellsworth.

Support the show (https://www.reco12.com/support)

Show Notes

I was introduced to Dr. Hardy through a podcast that he was a guest on, called the Richie Norton Podcast. I was in the process of developing the idea of the Reco12 Speaker Meeting Podcast and his interview with Richie Norton (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-richie-norton-show/id1493699560?i=1000473674959) spoke the language of addiction and the powerlessness of willpower so clearly that I had to reach out to him right away and ask if he would be a guest speaker. I am so grateful that he has agreed to do this. Here is his bio:

Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. His blogs have been read by over 100 million people and are featured on Forbes, Fortune, CNBC, Cheddar, Big Think, and many others. He is a regular contributor to Inc. and Psychology Today and from 2015-2018, he was the #1 writer in the world on Medium.com. He and his wife Lauren adopted three children through the foster system in February 2018 and, one month later, Lauren became pregnant with twins, who were born in December of 2018.

Welcome to the Reco12 Speaker Meeting. We are an organization whose addictions include alcohol, drugs, lust and sex, food and gambling, just to name a few.  We come together from all places, faiths and backgrounds to learn the similarities of addiction and to gain tools and hope from others who are walking a similar path. We invite recovering addicts with at least 1 year sobriety and who are actively working their recovery in their respective fellowships to share their experience, strength and hope on a live Zoom meeting, each Friday at 12:00 pm central time, for 20-25 minutes. Then, we, the live audience, get the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker for another 20-25 minutes. If you are hearing this podcast recorded and would like to participate as a live audience member, or if you would like to be a guest speaker in a future meeting, please go to www.reco12.com to learn more and submit your email address there to receive weekly invitations.  

 Reco12 is an ad-free service and we appreciate your help in keeping it that way. We gratefully accept contributions to help cover the costs of the Zoom platform, podcast platform, web hosting, and administrative costs. To contribute, you can go to https://www.reco12.com/support  or you can click the link to PayPal https://www.paypal.me/reco12  in the chat of the live meeting. Or, if you use Venmo, you can also contribute there. Our handle is @Reco-Twelve. When you contribute, please specify the meeting number. This is meeting number 14.

Dr. Hardy's website:  https://www.benjaminhardy.com

I invite the audience to come back next week. If you have not yet gone to www.reco12.com and submitted your email address (you only need to do it once), please get on the invitation list, so you can join us live, each Friday at 12:00 noon, central time. 

Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe. This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses:  A Musical of Hope”, can be purchased here:  https://music.apple.com/us/album/crosses-musical-hope-by-cory/528476262  This song is used with the  permission of Cory Ellsworth.

Support the show (https://www.reco12.com/support)