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Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce

Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce

By Bruce Jackson

Inspiring words, intriguing stories and implementable tips and to-do's from all kinds of people and for people who want to live changed lives and leave a legacy of impact on the world
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Coffee and Chat with Rev Bruce S4E1 Guest Allan G from Motherland
Coffee and Chat with Rev Bruce S4E1 Guest Allan G from Motherland
Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce returns with a conversation with Motherland on hosting its upcoming local community event in San Diego.   MOTHERLAND MARKET September 25th @marketon8thst from 10-4pm  https://www.instagram.com/motherland.us/  The video of this interview is available via the Coffee & Chat playlist on YouTube.
32:05
September 25, 2022
Season 2, Episode 00, Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Season 2 Trailer
Season 2, Episode 00, Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Season 2 Trailer
Coming back with a bang!! Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce seeks to give its listeners Inspiring words, intriguing stories and implementable tips and to-do's from all kinds of people and for people who want to live changed lives and leave a legacy of impact on the world. The interviews here are done via video livestream on YouTube, Twict.tv, and Facebook Live prior to landing on the podcast. Check out the Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce playlist on our YouTube channel to view past videos. The video livestream takes place at 10 AM PST on Saturdays.
01:35
August 27, 2021
Season 2, Episode 01, Sharif Booker (Art as a Coping Mechanism)
Season 2, Episode 01, Sharif Booker (Art as a Coping Mechanism)
Art as a coping method for mental health, depression, stress, PTSD, or any type of trauma in one's life. Hear from local San Diego area artist Sharif Booker on how art serves as a coping strategy and how to loosen up and set your inner artists free. This podcast was originally recorded 8/21/21 as a livestream video via YouTube.
37:22
August 27, 2021
Season 2, Episode 00, Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Back Again
Season 2, Episode 00, Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Back Again
We’re bringing back the chat during Black Business Month!! Get ready to get inspired! This was originally recorded via video livestream on YouTube on 8/7/21 Relaunch After You Reflect, Refresh, Refuel, & Refine Reflect I went back to my original intent and purpose   Refresh I just had to pump the brakes and shut things down  for some quiet time before restarting   Refuel You cannot reboot or relaunch anything without refueling for the journey. You need fuel to go the distance of the journey.   Refine Organize processes to enhance pre- and post-production with consistency
21:38
August 27, 2021
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 3
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 3
This was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, August 1, 2020. Watch the video via YouTube. Aldo Chavez of AthLEAD Advantage shared both about those who influenced him in life and how to inspire budding athletes to perform at a higher level as players and contributors to society. Listen to Aldo share his thoughts on how to set an example for others despite circumstances.
21:48
August 03, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 2
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 2
This was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, August 1, 2020. Watch the video via YouTube. Having shared a presentation on what AthLEAD Advantage is and how it provides services and support to schools and organizations within San Diego County, Aldo Chavez of AthLEAD Advantage gives listeners insight into an approach to addressing the shifts and changes of COVID-19 and the effects of the health pandemic on business. Listen to Aldo's expressive intensity regarding no excuses and pushing into new territory.
22:44
August 03, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 1
Coffee & Chat Episode 8 Aldo Chavez Part 1
This was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, August 1, 2020. Watch the video via YouTube. Aldo Chavez of AthLEAD Advantage joined the show with a presentation on what AthLEAD Advantage is and how it provides services and support to schools and organizations within San Diego County. Listen to Aldo's heart for the community and collaborative work as he discusses the work that AthLEAD engages in with youth, educators and community partners.
26:51
August 03, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Advice to Administrators
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Advice to Administrators
The conversation concluded with this slice fo advice from Dr. V on how to enter the leadership realm as a new administrator in public education or social services.    Video was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, July 18, 2020.   Join us on the journey to inspire, ignite and impact others. Subscribe and get the inspiration invitation in your inbox. http://eepurl.com/cX96V9
02:55
July 20, 2020
Coffee and Chat with Rev Bruce No 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villareal on The Kryptonite to Systems Development
Coffee and Chat with Rev Bruce No 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villareal on The Kryptonite to Systems Development
This BONUS segment was Dr. V sharing on the kryptonite to systems development, what trips many leaders up in the beginning..    Video was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, July 18, 2020.   Join us on the journey to inspire, ignite and impact others. Subscribe and get the inspiration invitation in your inbox. http://eepurl.com/cX96V9
01:22
July 20, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 3
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 3
The conversation includes some discussion on educational and nonprofit traditional approaches to success as opposed to the power of systems thinking as a model for growth and sustainability.    Video was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, July 18, 2020.   Join us on the journey to inspire, ignite and impact others. Subscribe and get the inspiration invitation in your inbox. http://eepurl.com/cX96V9
26:49
July 20, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 2
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 2
Here is a deeper look at systems thinking and systems change with Dr. Jose Manuel Villarreal, Principal of Oceanside High School, in Oceanside, California. In particular, this episode explores systems thinking in public education and community based organizations (CBOs). The conversation includes some discussion on educational and nonprofit traditional approaches to success as opposed to the power of systems thinking as a model for growth and sustainability.    Video was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, July 18, 2020.   Join us on the journey to inspire, ignite and impact others. Subscribe and get the inspiration invitation in your inbox. http://eepurl.com/cX96V9
19:08
July 20, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 1
Coffee & Chat Episode 6 Dr Jose Manuel Villarreal Part 1
This segment was recorded via live stream on YouTube at 10 AM PST Saturday, July 18, 2020. Wanda Maxwell shares her fundraiser to support local San Diego County farm workers with Satin Hands Project. Dr. Villarreal and Rev. Bruce chimed in to share their personal connections to the farming community, particularly migrant workers, and their support for the project. Join us on the journey to inspire, ignite and impact others. Subscribe and get the inspiration invitation in your inbox. http://eepurl.com/cX96V9
15:60
July 20, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 5 Lakeysha Sowunmi Part 2
Coffee & Chat Episode 5 Lakeysha Sowunmi Part 2
This episode was originally a live stream on YouTube 7-11-20. This was an inspirational conversation with Lakeysha Sowunmi, author, health advocate, and personal trainer/ coach. Hear from a woman who is promoting health and wellness while extending her reach and growing her brand. This portion covers Lakeysha Sowunmi's views on public policy being a "marathon" and how the work needs to go deeper and further than just scratching the surface. She also pointed out the need for sustainability in the local church and other programs on the adaptation and enforcement of health policy. She speaks upon the impact of her ministry and work as the gift that just keeps giving. Her inspiration to others includes the usage of SMART goals also covered in Part 2 of this episode. Visit Lakeysha Sowunmi's website https://lakeyshasowunmi.com/ Books by Lakeysha Sowunmi Apple Leaves- https://amzn.to/2Dz5KOP Apple Leaves 2: Skyy's Summer Vacation- https://amzn.to/2ZmnS73
27:50
July 13, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 5 Lakeysha Sowunmi Part 1
Coffee & Chat Episode 5 Lakeysha Sowunmi Part 1
This episode was originally a live stream on YouTube 7-11-20. This was an inspirational conversation with Lakeysha Sowunmi, author, health advocate, and personal trainer/ coach. Hear from a woman who is promoting health and wellness while extending her reach and growing her brand.   This portion covers her background and her entry into the health field that originated within the local church. She shares how she is able to balance the roles of mother, wife, entrepreneur, and advocate. Her inspiration and support system are also covered in Part 1 of this episode. Visit Lakeysha Sowunmi's website https://lakeyshasowunmi.com/  Books by Lakeysha Sowunmi  Apple Leaves- https://amzn.to/2Dz5KOP  Apple Leaves 2: Skyy's Summer Vacation- https://amzn.to/2ZmnS73
25:03
July 13, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 BONUS Clip
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 BONUS Clip
This clip includes a brief intro and I hard look at how much progress we should expect from community organizations with a long history among people of color.
02:21
July 07, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 Pt 2
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 Pt 2
Gain insights and ideas from some inspiring profiles of personal liberation through literacy, economic empowerment in communities of color, and #AwakenAmerica #Vote2020 upcoming plans including FREE webinar training and e-newsletter.   Get the FREE Awaken America newsletter http://eepurl.com/g9pp41  Join the movement and receive updates including FREE webinar via our Facebook Group
30:09
July 07, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 Pt 1
Coffee & Chat Episode 4 Pt 1
Gain insights and ideas from some inspiring profiles of personal liberation through literacy, economic empowerment in communities of color, and #AwakenAmerica #Vote2020 upcoming plans including FREE webinar training and e-newsletter.   Get the FREE Awaken America newsletter http://eepurl.com/g9pp41  Join the movement and receive updates including FREE webinar via our Facebook Group
29:25
July 07, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 3 BONUS: Advice to Youth from Isaiah Thomas (Philadelphia City Council)
Coffee & Chat Episode 3 BONUS: Advice to Youth from Isaiah Thomas (Philadelphia City Council)
This is the segment from the closing of Episode 3 with background music. Isaiah Thomas lays out advice for today's youth going for their goals including: Networking (mentors, access to resources & information) Organization (be as efficient and productive as possible) Patience (Necessary for the journey to success) Perseverance (Failure can occur a few times) Thick skin is a requirement to get to success, according to Council Member Thomas.
01:33
June 30, 2020
Coffee & Chat Episode 3 Council Member At Large Isaiah Thomas (City of Philadelphia)
Coffee & Chat Episode 3 Council Member At Large Isaiah Thomas (City of Philadelphia)
An inspiring interview with Isaiah Thomas, Philadelphia City Council Member at large and educator. Councilman Thomas shares his personal inspiration and role models that helped shape his career in education and politics and the ten-year journey to get into office. He also discusses his perspective on community involvement, servant leadership and social action during a time period filled with COVID-19 changes, Black Lives Matter protests due to the death of George Floyd and others, and demands for police reform. He encourages community advocacy by constituents who desire to see change. Contact Councilmember Isaiah Thomas http://phlcouncil.com/IsaiahThomas/ This was recorded via live stream on YouTube and Facebook with Streamyard on 6/27/20. Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce airs via live stream weekly 10 AM PST on Saturdays on YouTube and Facebook. Support this podcast on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/revbrucej
30:02
June 30, 2020
Episode 2, Part 2 Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness)
Episode 2, Part 2 Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness)
Hear from Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness) and see how this movement motivator energizes and electrifies people to move their bodies with physical fitness and nutrition. This Live Well San Diego partner and race ambassador has a mission is to teach individuals to thrive and enjoy the highest quality of life through Fitness and Nutrition!
32:07
June 24, 2020
Episode 2, Part 1 Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness)
Episode 2, Part 1 Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness)
Hear from Nasara Gargonnu (Sirius Fitness) and see how this movement motivator energizes and electrifies people to move their bodies with physical fitness and nutrition. This Live Well San Diego partner and race ambassador has a mission is to teach individuals to thrive and enjoy the highest quality of life through Fitness and Nutrition!
26:37
June 24, 2020
Episode 1, Part 2 Viet Mai
Episode 1, Part 2 Viet Mai
Viet Mai (Educator/ Artist/ Entrepreneur) kicks off our initial chat with insights and inspiration regarding his artistry and entrepreneurship as well as his approach to educating today's youth. Viet shares the influence of mentors and hip-hop as well as social innovation, adaptive leadership, and human-centered design on his life and work within the community. He speaks plainly about the reality of the state of education and the promising potential of young people emerging today and in the future. In this episode, Viet continued to explain how his Masters in Social Innovation led to his exposure to adaptive leadership and human-centered design in an academic setting, eventually being applied in a nonprofit setting with his work with young adults through RISE San Diego and disadvantaged youth with Village of Promise in San Diego. His responses related to the potential of our youth today and the problem with our youth today fueled a great ending to our session on whether he has confidence in passing the baton to the next generation. Viet Mai is highly recognized as a slam poet and spoken word artist. He works closely with RISE San Diego and Village of Promise in San Diego. His website www.vietmai.com offers greater insight into who he is and what he is up to overall. Also, his site vincii.net serves as an example of what collaborative work can produce. Recorded 6/13/20 via live stream on YouTube and Facebook.
32:58
June 14, 2020
Episode 1, Part 1 Viet Mai
Episode 1, Part 1 Viet Mai
Viet Mai (Educator/ Artist/ Entrepreneur) kicks off our initial chat with insights and inspiration regarding his artistry and entrepreneurship as well as his approach to educating today's youth. Viet shares the influence of mentors and hip-hop as well as social innovation, adaptive leadership, and human-centered design on his life and work within the community. He speaks plainly about the reality of the state of education and the promising potential of young people emerging today and in the future. In this episode, Viet shares the concepts of Edutainment and Artivism along with a brief explanation of the University of San Diego's Social Innovation Masters Program. He weaves in elements of how his artistry led to his development as an educator and entrepreneur. He even openly shares about hitting the wall of depression and coming out of a dark place. Viet Mai is highly recognized as a slam poet and spoken word artist. He works closely with RISE San Diego and Village of Promise in San Diego. His website www.vietmai.com offers greater insight into who he is and what he is up to overall. Also, his site vincii.net serves as an example of what collaborative work can produce. Recorded 6/13/20 via live stream on YouTube and Facebook.
28:50
June 14, 2020
Coffee & Chat with Rev. Bruce Episode 1 Trailer
Coffee & Chat with Rev. Bruce Episode 1 Trailer
Join us for the initial episode to launch Coffee & Chat with Rev. Bruce. Our first guest: Viet Mai (Educator, Artist, & Entrepreneur) shares his inspiration and process for his work and artistry. He even gets into his current business and social ventures as well as some community work that he is engaged in at the time. This trailer serves as a tidbit of insight as to why this guest and why at this time. View the Live Stream via YouTube June 13th at 10 AM PST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDN40y0xw_o Coffee & Chat with Rev. Bruce is a listener-supported podcast. Podcast Partners are a blessing to this effort to continue to share inspiration in new ways. It is our aim to remain listener-supported and not accept sponsorship and advertising funds in order to keep the broadcast voice free and not compromised to any degree.
00:49
June 11, 2020
Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Trailer #2
Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce Trailer #2
Inspiring words, intriguing stories and implementable tips and to-do's from all kinds of people and for people who want to live changed lives and leave a legacy of impact on the world
01:22
May 16, 2020
Coffee & Chat Trailer #1
Coffee & Chat Trailer #1
This is an introduction to why I am starting Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce podcast. The goal is to provide inspiration for dreamers to become doers, to live out their dreams with success. The show is designed and centered around Inspiring words, intriguing stories, and implementable tips and how-to knowledge. It will feature all kinds of people and it seeks to speak to people who want to live changed lives and leave a legacy of impact on the world.
02:02
May 12, 2020