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Reaching For The Gold, 22/10/2013

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Finding Guideposts Through Life
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Is It A Game Or All in the Cards

Olga Paz is experienced in reading Tarot cards which might not grant us a clear view of exactly what routes we will be taking but might provide us with some guidance. Ben Bressington, meanwhile, has made gamification or game mechanics his main talking point. It helps people apply game design thinking to non-game situations so these endeavors become more fun and engaging than might otherwise be the case.  Can virtually anybody succeed in business without really trying simply by following his guidelines?

Having these two guests together on the same show brings to mind some interesting questions. Are the challenges that we pass through - both in our personal and in our business lives  - nothing more than a game we all must learn to play. Or, is our past, present and future written in the (Tarot) cards? And if the latter is the case, are just working our way through the hands we are dealt?

Guest, Ben Bressington

Guest Name
Ben Bressington
Guest Occupation
Business entrepeneur, apps enthusiast
Guest Biography

Benjamin Bressington is the CEO of the Nevada-based Tigga Studios. The author of HowToMakeMillionsWithApps he believes patiently that this technology has radically altered the way we communicate and that by making it our friend we can continue to “progress.”

As a marketing consultant Benjamin has created marketing campaigns that have resulted in six figure sales online in 30 days, built membership websites to over 20,000 members and created apps that have been listed in the Top 25 of Apple App Store!

He studied a bachelor of law and a psychology degree at Bond University in Australia and has built on that foundation by creating his own companies in Australia, USA and Canada.

Guest, Olga Paz

Guest Name
Olga Paz
Guest Occupation
Tarot Card Expert, Conflict Resolution Facilitator
Guest Biography

Olga Paz, MSc, GPCC, BCC, is a Gestalt Certified Professional Coach, Tarot Master and a Certified Reiki I and II Practitioner. She is a licensed Conflict Resolution Facilitator and a licensed Facilitator of Women’s Empowerment groups.

Olga encourages clients to utilize the Tarot as a practical tool not as something esoteric which exists in another realm far removed from their every day life. Through her guidance they come to realize the Tarot can help them gain a greater awareness of life’s complexities and of their own core self. And as that happens they begin to view their options more clearly and objectively; they are “empowered.”

Reaching For The Gold

Show Host

A publishing journalist and a college instructor Harriet finds that these two careers have much in common as they both demand honing communication skills every day. Harriet instructs her students almost exclusively online and her writing is published in print and over the web. Times change but the need to speak to your audience by being concise, yet intriguing, is key.