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“Solo - The Single Person's Guide to a Remarkable Life” by Dr. Peter McGraw, seeks to celebrate and destigmatize single living. Welcome to the podcast that explores how being single affords you the freedom to be adventurous, start a business, make art, travel the world, get in shape, or simply sleep in when you want to. Join Peter – behavioral scientist, humor researcher, and bachelor – as he interviews happy single men and women and assembles advice from leading experts about health, fitnes ...
 
Glimpse into the lives of comedians, improvisers, comedy writers, and other funny people from business, science, and the arts. Host Dr, Peter McGraw—a behavioral scientist, business school professor, and Director of the Humor Research Lab (aka HuRL)—sits down with funny people for a wide-ranging discussion of their habits, motivations, and secrets to success.
 
Get MOTIVATED and LEARN from experts and high-performing individuals such as Professional Athletes, Olympic trainers, Executives, Elite Military personnel, Authors, Entrepreneurs and much more, to uncover unique and undeniable strategies to achieve greatness in your life! Ryan Shekell knows what it takes to overcome adversity and optimize one's life. After being diagnosed with a fatal disease and told he would only live to be 30, he went on to become a collegiate athlete, have an award-winni ...
 
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Peter McGraw addresses a pervasive but under-discussed type of relationship: Friends with Benefits (FWB; i.e., sexual friendships). His guests are drawn from Colorado’s polyamorous community. Obviously, you don’t need to be polyamorous to enjoy beneficial friendships, yet McGraw invited them to join because they are experienced and comfortable talk…
 
My guests today are Lucas Foster and Jason Kannon. Lucas is headed to Beijing to compete in the 2022 Winter Olympics. The first part of this interview is with Jason Kannon, former professional snowboarder, and trainer and mentor to not only Lucas Foster, but many pro snowboarders. The second part is a re-broadcast of my July 2021 interview with Luc…
 
Peter McGraw kicks off a short series that further investigates unconventional relationships. In this episode, he invites a sugar baby into the studio to talk about a not-so-new but increasingly popular type of relationship: an arrangement between a “sugar baby” and a “sugar daddy” or “sugar mommy.” The episode is launched without judgment. To McGr…
 
New to the Solo movement? You are not alone. More and more people are becoming aware that marriage is an overprescribed path to a good life. An observation reflected in rapidly changing demographics. One-hundred and twenty-eight million American adults are single, and 25% of Millennials are projected to never marry. Here's a primer on Peter McGraw'…
 
My guest today is Dr. Peter McCullough. *Disclaimer - I am not a doctor and this should not be interpreted as medical advice. Please consult your doctor when making decisions concerning treatment and prevention of disease. Dr. McCullough is not just, aboard-certified cardiologist and internist, but the most published cardiologist in the history of …
 
Lisa Lampanelli is a remarkable solo. Now retired from stand-up comedy, Lisa has reinvented herself from being the “Queen of Mean” (famous for roasting celebrities) to the “Queen of Meaning." Peter McGraw talks to Lisa about her climb up the comedy mountain--from clubs to theaters to Radio City Music hall--and her retirement from stand-up in order …
 
My guest today is Storm Cunningham. The Covid pandemic has hindered the global community. Storm is among the world leaders and has written multiple books about community revitalization. Storm and I discuss many aspects of revitalization including, climate change, infrastructure, and geopolitics. He shares some great examples of cities that were in …
 
My guest today is Chris Plourde. Chris was a Chief Executive before turning to a life of coaching. He now works with top athletes and well-known companies, celebrities, moms/dads, and even military special ops to help gain clarity, establish personal performance habits, create balance and unleash their true potential in all areas of their life. In …
 
Peter McGraw celebrates the 100th episode of Solo by inviting back two friends who joined him on episode 1 and episode 50. They discuss what they have learned from the podcast: 1) Recognizing the promise of non-traditional relationships, 2) How to behave when dating, and 3) Living unapologetically. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!…
 
Today's episode is a "Best of 2021" for the podcast. I've chosen 9 different 5-minute clips to help you optimize your mindset and achieve unimaginable success in 2022. Hear from guests like X-Games Snowboarder, Lucas Foster, Best-Selling authors Tommy Breedlove, Nate Dukes, Nicholas Trevillian, 100-mile ultramarathoner Lesley Cortright, NFL Linebac…
 
My guest today is Terry Rich. Terry is an international keynote speaker and author. Known as a disruptive innovator and entrepreneur with a drive for integrity and honesty, he’s worked in the trenches, survived the new business trends, and had success with generational changes. Oh, and he led the team that busted the largest lottery fraud in U.S. h…
 
This is the final episode in a three-part series that looks at various forms of shared living. The first featured a fun discussion about the Golden Girls. The second examined alternative forms of housing beyond the typical: apartment, condo, townhouse, and house. Frequent listeners know that Solo's host Peter McGraw believes that the American Dream…
 
My guest today is Wylie McGraw. Wylie calls on his training and experiences from the US army, baseball, and competitive bull-riding experiences to accelerate the performance of high-powered executives. In this Episode, we discuss: Which experiences were most impactful in understanding leadership (sports, bull-riding, US Army) Why the military is so…
 
My guest today is J. Scott Christianson. Scott is a technology thought-leader, author, and entrepreneur. Scott is also an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri. He's a sought-after lecturer and communicator for all things, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and digital currencies. This is a powerful discussion about how AI and tech…
 
Following the Golden Girls episode, Peter McGraw continues his investigation into alternative living arrangements for singles. In this episode, he invites Darlene Savoy and Ben Lough to define and discuss shared living options. They discuss some considerations for people contemplating shared living (i.e, the 4C’s: cost, convenience, community, and …
 
My guest today is Nick Loper, serial entrepreneur and host of the Side Hustle Nation podcast. Nick has been passionate about entrepreneurship since he was a kid reselling baseball cards at the end of his driveway. We go deep on how to start, grow and market a side hustle. Nick shares the reason you should begin the journey of entrepreneurship and h…
 
Today, I (Ryan Shekell) am your host and guest. As a podcast host, business leadership consultant and executive sales manager, I get asked questions all the time about how to build a successful sales career. I handpicked 5 questions from listeners about how to optimize their career and become sales superstars. My perspective has been cultivated fro…
 
Many happy singles want to create a Golden Girls living situation in their golden years. This episode examines one of the best television shows for singles – and one of the best shows ever. Peter McGraw is joined by guest co-host Jen O’Donnell to talk to Danielle Soto, an expert on the Golden Girls. They discuss the broad appeal and cultural signif…
 
My guest today is Trennell Walker. Trennell was football standout in Texas at the age of 14 before a fluke play left him paralyzed from the neck down. Trennell shares his story of transitioning from depression and finding his power and purpose. We talk about his book and mentality “The TRENNELL Effect,” and how these principles can help others over…
 
My guest today is Chris Tuff, Best selling author of the book, "The Millennial Whisperer." Every generation believes they are the best. You can often hear rumbling in a workspace about what “the kids these day” are doing wrong, or differently than the previous generation. This is no different as millennial have taken over the workspace. Millennials…
 
In this episode, Joe Sanok (top 50 podcaster and author of Thursday is the New Friday) shares how he turned his side-hustle into a full-time business. He took the same time optimization principles to travel the country amidst a global pandemic for months while having his most profitable business months to date. Email me for a free copy of Joe’s boo…
 
My guest today is John Cerqueira. His story of Gratitude, Love and Abundance began on the morning of September 11, 2001. John was on the 81st Floor of the World Trade Center when the building was struck by a plane. John and his boss encountered a woman in a wheelchair in need of assistance. They proceeded to cary her down 68 flights of stairs, exit…
 
This is the first of a two-part episode that features a conversation with two creative men who love each other. Peter McGraw talks to Chester See and Darwyn Metzger about the SOLO project, well-being, friendship, and love among friends. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.petermcgraw.org/solo/ DVwUBqIGKxJFwQpThk6x…
 
My guest this week is Nate Dukes. Nate was a successful entrepreneur enjoying the lifestyle that came with owning a thriving business. However, the same traits that led to his business success also produced a drug and gambling addiction. The fallout of this addiction took Nate on a downward spiral leading to losing his company and spending 6 months…
 
My guest today is Kelli Calabrese. Kelli is a fitness entrepreneur, coach and best-selling author of multiple books including "Success Habits of Super Achievers," featured on CBS, FOX, NBC and many other major news stations and papers. I’ve always believed that my relationships with the people I love are the most valuable asset I have. The quality …
 
The last Solo episode took (another look) at reinvention. This week's episode extends the conversation to a particular type of reinvention: finding more pleasure in the simple pleasures of life. Lily Rains joins Peter to interview Shannon Ables who help people live more luxuriously, but not in the kind of way you might assume. Pay particular attent…
 
My guest today is Martin McPhilimey, an accredited and experienced Respiratory and Sleep Scientist, as well as an Exercise Physiologist and Behavioural Science Practitioner. With his qualifications, passion and 15 years of experience in research, fitness, and training, Martin’s mission is to create a world of high performing individuals with health…
 
My guest today is Nicky T (Nicholas Trevillian), 8-figure real estate entrepreneur, author and speaker. Nicky T shares his story of humble beginnings to real estate mogul before being paralyzed from the waist down. Nicky shares the mindset he used to not only triumph in his career, but pull him out of the ICU, learn to walk again and even run a mar…
 
This week’s episode features a remarkable solo and cast member of Dragons’ Den, the Canadian version of Shark Tank. Arlene Dickinson joins Peter McGraw and Darlene Savoy to talk about reinvention and single living. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.org Peter McGraw Twitter Pet…
 
Today’s guest is Best-Selling author of the book, “A CEO Only Does 3 Things,” Trey Taylor. Trey learned what it meant to be a leader from working alongside great CEO’s like Jeff Arnold of WebMD and ShareCare. He applied what he learned about leadership when he took over his father’s financial firm after his father’s surprise death. Through this exp…
 
Today's Guest is Barbara Tanze, a world-class opera singer and breathing and voice coach. Breathing is the only essential body function that is conscious as well as unconscious. And you CAN improve how you breathe to improve your health and help live a better, healthier life. Ever since I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, I wondered if there were…
 
Peter McGraw is joined by guest co-host Christina Campbell to talk to Emma John, the author of Self-Contained: Scenes from a Single Life. They discuss Emma's new memoir and explore her comfort being single and her discomfort talking about being single. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Solo community today: pe…
 
Your ‘Identity’ is who you are when you aren’t thinking about who you are. Anthony Trucks One of the most important characteristics to have when pursuing success is the ability to “shift” or pivot when encountering adversity. Anthony Truckshad every excuse to roll over and accept that he wasn’t destined to become great. After being given up by his …
 
Every one of us has unique talents that make us great. Are you aware of your talents? The first step to unlock your potential and step into your power is becoming self aware. This can be uncomfortable and unnerving for many of us. Because self-reflection highlights not only our strengths but our weaknesses. But through this reflection, we can ident…
 
As part of a live taping for the Solo club on clubhouse, Peter McGraw speaks to Ketan Anjaria, a divorced dad and young empty nester. They have a wide-reaching conversation covering dating and race, mental health, and Ketan's struggles spending time alone. Make sure you stick around to learn his "sixth love language." Love the show? Subscribe, rate…
 
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