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A Shot of Espresso Podcast | Presented by Ray's Ramblings

A Shot of Espresso Podcast | Presented by Ray's Ramblings

By Ray Gardner
Are you on a mission to be great? My name is Ray Gardner, and I’m here to help you become the best version of yourself!

I created this podcast to bring the energy, motivation, and inspiration you need to keep you going as you work towards your goals each week. You’ve got amazing potential, and I want to help you reach it!

Every Wednesday I infuse your week with positivity and motivation as I interview amazing people, tell life stories, and share inspiration. Are you ready to unleash your greatness? Subscribe!

Want to be a part of the conversation? Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings
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The Only Black Man In The Room | Lonnie Fairfax | Episode 18
I'm so ready for you guys to hear my conversation with my man, lifelong friend, former athlete, amazing father .... Lonnie Fairfax! ⠀ We talked about life, working hard, how we got to where we are- and what it's like being the only back man in the room. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
39:24
March 18, 2021
A Shot of Confidence | Episode 17
This week I am sharing a quick SHOT on one of my favorite topics- CONFIDENCE! I'm sharing what it means to have confidence and what you can do to feel more confident! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
13:01
February 24, 2021
Stop Trying To Be The Best | Episode 16
This week I am sharing a quick SHOT to encourage you stop trying to be the best! It's more important to make steps and get 1% better every day. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
03:44
February 18, 2021
A Shot of Kindness | Episode 15
This week I am sharing a quick SHOT to encourage you all to be more empathetic! It's something we all need in this crazy world we live in. Listen in to learn what it means to me. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
03:52
February 10, 2021
Black In America - Episode 14
I'm kicking off Black History month on the podcast with a very personal episode. I'm sharing a story that happened recently as a black man living in America. It left me scared. It left me sad. But you guys helped lift me back up.🙌🏾⠀ ⠀ I'm so thankful to be able to share my voice and share my story so ALL of my friends can have a better understanding. Can't wait for you to listen. 🤜🏾🤛🏿 Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
15:35
February 3, 2021
Mentality of an Olympic Athlete | Justin Stelly | Episode 13
I'm so ready for you guys to hear my conversation with my man, professional speed skater, Olympic hopeful & realtor.... Justin Stelly! ⠀ We talked about hard work, what inspires us to work, and the mentality of an Olympic athlete. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
50:44
January 27, 2021
A Shot of Prosecco | Jillian Gardner | Episode 12
Alright people, this is quite possibly the best episode yet. I don't think I'm biased. This week, I'm talking to the beautiful, smart, hard working, bad ass of a woman- Jillian Gardner. She's also an absolute angel for being my wife. We dive in deep to what makes a healthy relationship and learned habits and patterns to keep things strong. You don't want to miss it! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
56:19
December 16, 2020
Reboot With Ray | Episode 11
This week I'm filling you in on ALL the details for Reboot with Ray- my new 21 day program launching in January. I'm SO pumped for you guys to hear all about how it's going down AND at the end... there may be a special offer just for YOU. You don't want to miss it. Reboot your body, your mind, your diet, your life... Reboot with Ray in 2021! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
11:07
December 9, 2020
Integrity Over Opportunity | Mandy Cox | Episode 10
This week we're talking to Mandy Cox- wife, mom, social media influencer, and so much more. She blew my mind talking about keeping your integrity in the online world AND chatting about the influence we ALL have and how to use it positively. You don't want to miss it. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
46:38
November 28, 2020
Rhythym Over Balance | Leah Purvis | Episode 9
In this episode I talk with Leah Purvis- wife, professional, and crossfit bad ass- about finding the importance of finding a rhythm to your life and how it leads to working harder and greater success. It's a conversation you don't want to miss! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
01:07:36
November 18, 2020
What Makes a Leader | Dr. Jacob Berger | Episode 8
Want to know how to be a leader in your everyday life? In this episode leader in his community and excellent dentist, Dr. Jacob Berger teaches lessons about leadership and how to practically apply them. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
55:24
November 11, 2020
Discover Inner Strength | Erin Geraghty | Episode 7
Looking to find balance and strength both inside and out? In this episode I talk to yoga expert Erin Geraghty about her journey, and the secrets to finding strength, balance, and inner peace. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
01:01:52
November 4, 2020
Self Defense | John Brockhoff | Episode 6
Want to learn about self defense and how to avoid being a victim? In this episode Krav Maga expert John Brockhoff talks about the basics of keeping yourself safe in unexpected situations, and offers real world self defense tips. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
01:13:48
October 28, 2020
Tense Topics, Tight Friendship | KB | Episode 5
Times are tense in the US right now, and it can feel like every day there are new reasons to be divided. In this episode I bring in police officer, and close friend of mine KB, to listen to his view on some of the issues that are dividing the country today.  Take some time to listen, and you’ll find that while opinions may differ, when the conversation is approached with kindness and respect, we can all find some common ground! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
01:01:53
October 21, 2020
The Value of Persistence | Heath Daughtry | Episode 4
Are you starting small, but have a vision for something bigger? In this episode I talk to VP of Yellowfin, Heath Daughtry, about his dedication to excellence that took him from being the guy who washes boats, to the VP.  It’s a story you won’t want to miss! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/links !
01:54:38
October 14, 2020
Baseball & Beyond: Life Lessons | Mike LaValliere | Episode 3
Want to know what it REALLY takes to reach your goals and find fulfillment? In this episode I sit down with Mike LaValliere, retired MLB player and close friend of mine, to talk about the kind of mindset it takes to win on the field and at life. Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/podcast!
40:22
October 7, 2020
Business & Balance | Dave Cotrone | Episode 2
Let’s talk business!  In this episode I talk about what it takes to run a business WELL and find BALANCE with problem-solver, entrepreneur, turned business consultant Dave Cotrone. Looking for someone to help take your business or brand to the next level? Hit up my man Dave!  His company Vine Strategies has helped me grow Ray’s Ramblings and they can help you too! Apply to be a client at vinestrat.com! Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/podcast!
42:19
September 30, 2020
Define Coach | Don Purvis | Episode 1
In this episode I chat with one of my closest friends, Don Purvis, about what it means to be a good coach, leadership, and life.  Want to be a part of the conversation?  Follow me on Instagram @RaysRamblings! Want more?  Get special perks, episode extras and more when you join the Ray Club by going to raysramblings.com/podcast!
42:08
September 23, 2020