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Inspire Possibility Show, November 13, 2016

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Guest, Paul Samuel Dolman

Inspire Possibility Show with Mark Susnow

Paul Samuel Dolman, who spent the summer of 2009 on Martha's Vineyard bumming rides, writes about his experiences in Hitchhiking with Larry David (Gotham). 

Paul who is 52 has been hitchhiking most of his life.

Here's how he describes his motivationI  I want this to lift people up and open their hearts. Stick out their thumbs, literally and metaphorically. Smile at strangers. Go on a trip they've always dreamed about. Believe in love, in magic. Why I'm here matters more if I help people get where they need to go.

One day he is picked by Larry David. Paul couldn't believe it for a second. This is how he describes that moment. I thought "That's Larry David!" So I get in the car and he asks me if I'm a serial killer. I told him that even if I was, I was on vacation. He liked that. He has such a wonderful sense of humor.

Paul descrtibes his life of people.  I'm one of those cliché people where they say, "He never met a stranger he didn't like." But, I don't even like the word "stranger." We're all human beings, we're a family. I love people and I love people's stories. It makes me sad that we've been conditioned to be scared of each other.

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Mark Susnow


I am naturally curious—curious about how i can make my experience of life more fulfilling and more interesting which has led me down many roads. New destinations, new realities, some amazing people—masters of their game—all preparing me for this moment.

We’ve heard the adage that we teach what we want to learn. I wondered if there were possibilities in my life that I wasn’t yet exploring. With that in mind at the turn of the new millennium I made a leap of faith…from successful trial lawyer to life coach and strategist and was created. That was 19 years ago.

The Inspire Possibility Show was the next step. Each week I have conversations with various cutting-edge thought leaders who inspire, enlighten and entertain us. They inspire us to get out of our comfort zones and to explore possibilities that are out there waiting for us. I invite you to join in.

A Few More Things More About Me.

Being a musician has been and still is a lifelong exploration. Being the author of Dancing on the River: Navigating Life’s Changes and the Soul of Uncertainty, A Fable for our Times, has inspired me to look deeper. Playing sports, since I’ve been a kid has been a mainstay of my life. Through it all being a dad has been most fulfilling.

"Mark's coaching, presence and spirit, helps him give others a gentle nudge (and sometimes hard push) toward whatever their future path may hold. As a friend, mentor and spiritual guide, Mark has helped me, quite simply, start to do something that resonates with my soul and spirit."

Warren J. Strudwick, Jr. M.D., - Team Physician, Oakland Raiders

"Intuitive and insightful, Mark worked with me to discover sustainable strategies in overcoming self-limiting behaviors that had become a norm in both my business and personal life."

Danika Davis, PHR, - CEO - Northern California HR Association

"Success doesn't have to be a struggle. Mark knows how to bring out superior performance in his clients. He is masterful."

Raz Ingrasci, - President of the Hoffman Institute

"Mark's recent presentation to the Commonwealth Club inspired our members to see the changes in their lives as opportunities and possibilities rather than as something to avoid."

George Hammond, Chair — Humanities Forum, Commonwealth Club of California

"Mark's recent communication program to our Peernet Organization of all CEO’s taught us the power of communication and how it can positively transform the dynamics of our organizations."

Jay Nathanson, Chairman, Peernet Group

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