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Lessons from the "Junk Drawer" With Jared W

Lessons from the "Junk Drawer" With Jared W

By Jared Wockenfuss
A lack of inspiration keeps people feeling "Stuck" in life.
Join host, Jared Wockenfuss as he discusses a variety of miscellaneous topics, inspirational stories and conducts interviews with people that will Get you Inspired, Keep you Inspired and Help you Inspire others.
Tune in to get your dose of Inspiration and maybe even Laugh a little as you discover "Lessons from the Junk Drawer".

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S2 E001 Mark Milow interview
Listen and watch as we launch our video version of the Lessons from the Junk Drawer with Jared W Podcast.  In this episode I interview a special guest, Mark Milow.  Mark is a good friend and has an amazing attitude.  Follow Mark @markinthepark21  Enjoy this episode and as always stay up to date with Jared @JaredWSpeaker and find out more at www.JaredWSpeaker.com https://youtu.be/z4zrvFycmYY
36:19
May 09, 2022
024 Two of My FAVORITES
Sorry for the delay in getting another episode out to you.  Life is crazy some time and things don't always go as you plan.  That is why it is important to get back up dust yourself off and find your favorite ways to motivate yourself and be you own best cheer leader. Here are a few of my favorite poems that have a keep going message to help me to not quit.  I hope you find your Favorites to help  you get and stay motivated to keep moving forward.  Enjoy.  Be sure to share this podcast with others and keep learning those life lessons. Visit www.JaredWSpeaker.com to have Jared come Speak to your Church, Faith Based or Non-Profit organization.
17:00
September 03, 2021
023 Welcome To The Family
Family is important.  Check out this Special Episode recorded at the 2021 Wockenfuss Family Reunion.  This is a tribute to My Mom & Dad, Herb and Ardella Wockenfuss.  Thank you to all who were able to come to this years Family Reunion and I look to our next one. Be sure to share this podcast with others and keep learning those life lessons. Visit www.JaredWSpeaker.com to have Jared come Speak to your Church, Faith Based or Non-Profit organization.
21:47
August 08, 2021
022 Someday?
Episode Notes:  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday And SOMEDAY?  Today's episode will discuss Procrastination and some tips on how to overcome it.  Link to Article that I referenced in this episode: https://hbr.org/2017/10/5-research-based-strategies-for-overcoming-procrastination Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast.  What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Comment and connect with Jared at www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
24:49
July 30, 2021
021 Special Brownies & Compromise
Episode Notes:  Today I hope to help equip you with a valuable lesson and story that you might be able to use in Parenting, Leading or simply to help enrich your life and the lives of others.  Be sure to listen close today and enjoy the Special Brownies. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast.  What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Comment and connect with Jared at www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
23:36
July 09, 2021
020 A Dog Named Blue
Episode Notes:  We learn a lesson from the story of A Dog Named BLUE this week.  If you like interesting stats about pets here is the link that I mention in this episode.  Enjoy: https://www.pawlicy.com/blog/us-pet-ownership-statistics/  Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast.  What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Comment and connect with Jared at www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com  Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
21:19
July 02, 2021
019 A Breakfast Prayer
Episode Notes:  This week I share a story about an old farmer's breakfast prayer.  You will be glad you tuned in an hopefully glean some wisdom from a breakfast prayer.  Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
14:01
June 18, 2021
018 Don't Widen Home Plate
17 Inches, a lesson from an old baseball coach.  You are going to want to remember this lesson.  Enjoy. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
23:14
May 25, 2021
017 Trying To Do The Job ALONE
Today's podcast is dedicated to all you busy people out there who have ever tried to do a job alone.  It may be time for all of us to simply ask for help from others.  Listen if you can relate to this lesson in todays podcast and remember to share the lessons in your junk drawer with others. Don't forget to Rate, Like and Share this podcast with friends, family, work associates and more.  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast I have a special offer for you.  FREE stuff.  That's right, if you simply send me an email to JaredWSpeaker@gmail.com along with your mailing address, I will send you out a FREE Custom Lessons from the Junk Drawer STICKER.  These Stickers are a great way to show your support of this podcast and to share with others through word of mouth as they notice these eye catching stickers that you can place on your Water bottles, Notebooks, Planner or wherever you'd like.   Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
14:17
May 18, 2021
016 Pass It On
Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support Episode Notes: Today we are talking about the Question: "What are you passing on?" & the topic of Legacy. Be sure to check out the website I referenced at www.passiton.com **This Weeks Challenge: Watch the videos on the pass it on website & watch an inspirational movie this week. Remember to take action to make changes that are within your power to help you have a better life.
19:57
April 26, 2021
015 Perspective
Perspective is an interesting topic.  Join Jared and his brother-in-law Ken as they discuss different perspectives. Here is a link to the reverse poems read on today's episode. https://www.wellandgood.com/reverse-poems/ Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
19:24
April 20, 2021
014 Who's Packing Your Lunch?
Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support Episode Notes:  Today we are talking about Lunch!!!  Not really but we are going to talk about a story of 2 guys who have lunch together on a jobsite.  Explore the difference between Burt and Ernie as we discuss Who's Packing Your Lunch.   Remember to take action to make changes that are within your power to help you have a better life. Visit www.JaredWSpeaker.com 
16:21
April 13, 2021
013 Motivation
Join me as I discuss the importance of Motivation, some of my favorite motivational speakers and break down a motivational poem. Les Brown is one of my favorite speakers and this is a poem I have heard him include in many of his presentations. "If you want a thing bad enough to go out and fight for it, to work day and night for it, to give up your time, your peace and sleep for it. If all that you dream and scheme is about it, and life seems useless and worthless without it. If you gladly sweat for it and fret for it and plan for it and lose all your terror of the opposition for it. If you simply go after that thing that you want with all your capacity, strength and sagacity, faith, hope and confidence and stern pertinacity. If neither cold, poverty, famine, nor gout, sickness nor pain, of body and brain, can keep you away from the thing that you want. If dogged and grim you besiege and beset it, with the help of God, YOU WILL GET IT!"   — Les Brown Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
21:55
April 08, 2021
012 Clichés & Barbara Sue
Clichés are often used when we don't know what else to say.  In this episode I cover many sayings and clichés that have been used over the years and share a excerpt from an article called "681 Clichés to avoid in your creative writing".  Here is the link to that article:   https://www.be-a-better-writer.com/cliches.html   I also will introduce you to Barbara Sue and remind you that "It's never the wrong time to do the right thing". As always I would love to hear how this podcast is adding value to your life.  Leave comments or email me directly at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com  Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
19:21
March 30, 2021
011 Push On The Rock
Today's episode will inspire you to keep moving forward with the call or purpose you have for your life.  Be sure to share this podcast with others and also give me some feedback by emailing me directly at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
13:11
March 22, 2021
010 The Story of Rose
Grab your Walkman, turn up the treble and get ready to celebrate pop’s golden era with the best ’80s songs.  We may not play these songs on our podcast today but we sure will name a few of the 80s favorites.  We are also going to learn some lessons from the story of Rose.  You are never too old to learn something new so listen to the lessons that this 87 year old college student shares in the story we tell today.   As always you can submit some story suggestions to me through my website at www.JaredWSpeaker.com and I look forward to hearing from you. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
22:12
March 15, 2021
009 Loneliness
Everyone has feelings of loneliness from time to time. You may have a million followers on social media and still feel alone.  How we handle feeling of loneliness or even suicidal thoughts is important.  Never underestimate the part you can plan in helping someone get through their day. If you are in need of help and are dealing with suicidal thoughts please reach out and call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 There are people who care waiting to listen. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
28:26
March 08, 2021
008 The T.R.E.N.E.L.L. Effect, Part 2
Today if part 2 of my interview with Trenell Walker.  The Documentary titled Walker has more than 6 Million views and is about Trenell Walker whose life was completely transformed at the age of 14 when he became quadriplegic. Through the testimonials of family, friends, caretakers, coaches, and doctors, his inspirational story of incredible perseverance and positive thinking is now inspiring many to transform their lives and go beyond their limits. For more info about Trenell Walker visit www.triumpbeyondlimits.org  Link to the Documentary: Walker 
28:58
March 01, 2021
007 The T.R.E.N.E.L.L. Effect, Part 1
Today if part 1 of my interview with Trenell Walker.  The Documentary titled Walker has more than 6 Million views and is about Trenell Walker whose life was completely transformed at the age of 14 when he became quadriplegic. Through the testimonials of family, friends, caretakers, coaches, and doctors, his inspirational story of incredible perseverance and positive thinking is now inspiring many to transform their lives and go beyond their limits. For more info about Trenell Walker visit www.triumpbeyondlimits.org  Link to the Documentary: Walker 
29:55
February 22, 2021
006 Mistaken Identity
Do I know you?  You look familiar.  Do you know who you remind me of? These are just a few questions I and many others have gotten when we have been in situations of mistaken identity.  Listen today as I share some stories about this topic and as usual share a story from the junk drawer.  Visit JaredWSpeaker.com to book Jared to Speak to your organization today. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
17:57
February 15, 2021
005 Conversations
Two Sided, One Sided, Many Sided Conversations.  Today we will discuss the lost Art of Conversations.  Join in the conversation by sharing this podcast with a friend or posting a comment. Today we learn that we must Step Out, Get Out, and Reach Out in order to increase our effectiveness in Conversations.  Visit www.JaredWSpeaker.com for more about Jared Wockenfuss. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
28:39
February 05, 2021
004 Ducks, Speaking Tips, Stories & More
Have you ever been tasked with Speaking in front of people?  I know it's scary for some.  In today's episode I am going to give you some tips about story telling.  How to set up a story, how to keep it relevant to your overall message, etc.   If you are a Speaker, Pastor, Manager or Team leader you will find value in the information shared in this episode.  Remember "YOU WERE MADE TO FLY"    Find out more about the host, Jared Wockenfuss or get in contact with by visiting www.JaredWSpeaker.com  Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
26:35
February 01, 2021
003 Rummage Sales & Hand Me Downs
Is it possible to get inspiration from Rummage Sale & Hand Me Downs?  Well you will find out in this episode at Jared talks about his life growing up going to rummage sales and wearing hand me downs.  If you are a person who finds themselves up in front of people, giving a presentation or public speaking, you will find great value in tuning into this podcast regularly.   Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
23:53
January 25, 2021
002 I'm A Hope Dealer
What do you want to be when you grow up?    I used to simply hate that questions.   Join me today as I unpack the emotions behind this question and discover a better question.  Also stick around as this time I share a Real Life story from the Junk Drawer about a day that I realized that "I'm A Hope Dealer".   Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
25:12
January 22, 2021
001 Why do this Podcast? AND a little bit about ME, Jared W.
In this historic first episode of Lessons from the Junk Drawer with Jared W you will hear about Why I decided to do this podcast and a few things about me, Jared Wockenfuss.  It is my hope that you will enjoy listening to Episode 001 and go away encouraged, inspired and full of hope. You Can Do It!!!!!  I Believe in YOU. Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
28:03
January 16, 2021
Trailer - Lessons from the "Junk Drawer" with Jared W
A weekly podcast with the purpose of giving you a dose of inspiration and maybe even a laugh or two.   Has this podcast helped you? You can help other people by sharing, rating, and reviewing this podcast. What has been helpful for you? Share it with a friend! Want Me to read a note from you on the podcast during a future episode? Comment and connect with Jared www.JaredWSpeaker.com or by email at jaredwspeaker@gmail.com Support this podcast: anchor.fm/jared-wockenfuss/support
00:56
January 15, 2021