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Your Future Is Now shares information that inspires people from all walks of life that have a dream or desire to create their OWN destiny. The show's main sponsor is Speakers Pathway Coalition, founded by Jim Grant, a Vietnam Veteran and Don Mcgrath whose father was a Prisoner of War during WWII. This military connection inspired them to create a support program and the event, Pathway For Vets designed to bridge the gap for Veterans, Military Personnel and their Spouses. 

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Pathway For Vets focuses on the transition from military life to civilian life. Especially assisting the spouses of veterans and military personnel. The spousal unemployment rate is 3 times the national average. Most Veteran Service Organizations (VSO's) focus on offering training for employment, which is a good thing, but the spouses normally suffer a loss of income when PCS orders assign their military family to another military installation.

Would you like to know 'HOW' to create a career instead of just hoping to get another job? In addition, receive training and coaching in how to generate income by creating and turning your dream or your goal in life to a profitable business.

Do you have a message? Are you interested in creating a TED Talk? Do you want to become an author, or motivational speaker or coach, or create an online business? What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Do you want to start a non-profit cause? If you said yes ,to any of these questions, Your Future Is Now is the show for you.

Jim Grant retired a Master Sergeant that served 3 years on Active Duty and served a tour of duty in Vietnam (1969-1970). In addition, Jim served an additional 28 years in the National Guard and Army Reserves for a total of 31 years of service in the US Army. During his military career, Jim was a Certified Instructor teaching a multitude of soldiers over a 12-year span. While serving in the reserves, he owned a manufacturing business for over 20 years serving many Fortune 500 companies.

From a recent interview with Jim. "I am an author and have written several books. The one that is most popular is 'Overcoming The Fear Of Public Speaking.' I also wrote 'The Man In The Alley' a story about a son going through his dad's papers after his death and wanted to find the man that saved his dad's life in Vietnam. When I wrote 'Paw Prints In Heaven' this was therapy for me after I lost a beloved pet and I've lost quite a few. I am the author and creator of 'The Future Is Now'. This course is my greatest contribution as it culminates my entire life experience in business and serving in the military. I share what I've learned in leadership, management, running a business and I include things from my education and military training."Don McGrath, Ph.D. is an award-winning author and speaker, having written 50 Athletes Over 50, Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing, and The Climb: A Leadership Fable About Navigating Challenging Change.

Don is the co-founder of Speakers Pathway Coalition, a company dedicated to people that want to become an entrepreneur, or author, create Tedx Talks, become a speaker or build an online business. Speakers Pathway provides the training and coaching to enable you to accomplish your dream.

Don led high-performance engineering teams in Fortune 500 companies for nearly 30 years, and is also an accomplished rock climber, having scaled thousands of climbs around the world. He now has turned his attention to showing others how to achieve the success he has had in getting his message out to the world by helping them write their book, get on stages, and deliver powerful talks that move people to action.

Mark Green of Get Resilience Summit



Mark Green, Retired Us Army Lt Col

Mark describes himself as a soldier for life. His life has been filled with adversity from early on, but he have learned to stay in the fight. A retired Lieutenant Colonel who started out as a private in the U.S. Army. Nowadays Mark devotes all of his time providing "Consulting services for transitioning from the military to civilian life, building every area of resilience in others.

"Your Future Is Now" is sponsored by Speakers Pathway Coalition. We provide training for TEDx Talks, Speakers, Authors, Internet Marketers, Networking, How to Craft Your Talk using Story Telling. For more information go to

Mark created the largest online Resilience Summit to Help You Accomplish Your Dreams & Goals.  The dates are July 13- 18, 2019.  

During the broadcast, Mark shared a lot of information on the 60+ Speakers from all walks of life to assist ANYONE trying to make the transition from military life back to civilian life... AND/OR anyone trying to make a transition in their own personal life. 

A lot of great analogies were given as metaphors in relation to rock-climbing and reaching your own personal summit in life.  

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1) Complimentary copy of Don Mcgrath's book "The Climb" that will assist you in getting clarity in your mind and on leadership.  Got to then Contact Us and ask for your copy TODAY!!!  

2) Mark offered ONE autographed and personalized copy with YOUR comments added of his book Warriors Code 001!!! Mark's book focuses on the vital steps necessary to shift from the battle mindset to one that will serve YOU at home and in the workplace for the rest of your life.

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Dr. Sony Jackson





Dr. Sony Jackson








Dr. Sony Jackson has a message for YOU!!!  STOP!!! Wasting Your

Maketing Dollars!!! 


Stop Wasting Your Marketing Dollars: 3 Shifts You Can Make To Increase

the Impact Of Every Penny You Spend!!!  Sound Good?  There is MORE!!!


Our show is sponsored by Speakers Pathway Coalition. We provide training for TEDx Talks, Speakers, Authors, Internet Marketers, Networking, How to Craft Your Talk using Story Telling. For more information go to

Dr. Sony Jackson has a passion for being around people who are making the world a better place by operating fully in their genius.  During our show she shares three GREAT IDEAS on how to leverage the knowledge you already have in order make the biggest impact on the world around you.

Sony lives her passion by surrounding herself with people who are desirous in fulfilling their destiny.  When asked "HOW" she accomplishes that' her response is, "By creating systems around them, that fully supports their mission and goals and this frees them up, so that all they have to do is Do What They Want To Do and What Is Best For Them."

Sony has a very unique perspective on the marketing of a small business that she shared with us.

"It drives me nuts when big business takes advantage of small business owners & solopreneurs -- who know their content, but don't know how to promote it. Getting the word out about your message, product, or service doesn't have to be expensive or complicated."

Sony shared during the show her unusual background that uniquely qualifies her to do exactly what she is doing.  Is it her calling? Absolutely!!  Is it her destiny?  YES!!!  She shares this and more during the show. 

Sony emphasized her beliefs there are 3 Shifts that People Can Make to Increase the Impact of Every Penny Spent.  

Attitude, Agreement & Action:

Attitude is about coming from the mindset of the customer wants & need vs what we have to sell.

Agreement is about the congruence of words from Ad to Irresistible Offer to Website (landing page) to follow-up messages.

Action is about consistent follow-up in the way their customer wants & needs

If you would like to find out more about Sony, please click on the following: or you can find me on LinkedIn under DrSonyJackson

Friday Freebie:

2) Dr Sony Jackson offered her "Content Checklist for Converting Strangers into Clients". Just click on this link to receive YOURS!!!


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Koji Sumalde














Koji Sumalde "Story Telling With Video Marketing


Koji shares his journey along the path of filmmaking, cinematography, and how he was introduced to the unique path he is currently on with creating the digital assets needed to share others messages and stories. From a leap of faith to owning a video production company, Koji reveals what is necessary to begin planning out your video marketing strategy and efficiently expose your message.

Sponsored by Speakers Pathway Coalition. We provide training for TEDx Talks, Speakers, Authors, Internet Marketers, Networking, How to Craft Your Talk using Story Telling. For more information go to

Along this journey, he was fortunate enough to cross paths with Founders of Speakers Pathway Coalition, Don McGrath and Jim Grant. This connection led Koji to become an Executive Training Director of Speakers Pathway Coalition, helping Speakers Pathway Coalition members on their path to the stage to become a #StageWarrior. 

How would you like to hear "Behind The Scenes" of a video creator, the how-to's and the don't-do's of video production, and what you can do today to start moving the needle on your business forward using video Marketing.   

Koji revealed a lot of valuable information into the world of video making. 

1) FRIDAY FREEBIE!!! Dandy Don offered to do an 'assessment' of the assets YOU have and the assests YOU need for videos in the terms of One Sheets or Speaker Kits, Testimoinals or what ever YOU need on Your Speaker Page.  Go to and Contact Us and just as Don Mcgrath for the FREE Speaker Assessment.  


2) FRIDAY FREEBIE!!!  Koji offered his "Intro Video Blueprint" this is a simple, easy to understand 'flowchart' to help guide YOU in the content YOU will need for Your Speaker Reel. To get yours, contact Koji at 



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Dr. Karen Perkins

Dr. Karen Perkins 

Dr. Karen R. Perkins D.B.A.

Dr. Perkins shared how everyone can 'Live First Class' because it is completely up to the individual. Success comes in many forms and it is NOT limited to just money. Dr.Perkins created her '6-Step Blueprint' to enable the average person a path to develop their own 'blueprint' for "Living THEIR First-Class Life".

During her visit to our show, Dr. Perkins shared great insight into HOW anyone can discover the Lifestyle that is RIGHT for them. She has dedicated her life in helping others to create their OWN 'First Class Lifestyle'.

Sponsored by Speakers Pathway Coalition. We provide training for TEDx Talks, Speakers, Authors, Internet Marketers, Networking, How to Craft Your Talk using Story Telling. For more information go to

The hosts of 'Your Future Us Now' have known Dr. Perkins for a few years. They have seen her speak and deliver many powerful and inspiring messages.  Don Mcgrath stated, "Karen really comes from the heart in everything she does." Jim Grant added, "She never shares on stage how educated she is AND she is very well educated. But she tries to reach out to those in attendance and her focus is on HOW can I help someone today overcome their struggles or dissappointments in life." 

Her stage presence DEMANDS respect and admiration.  Don stated, "Karen touches everyone in attendance and you can tell, she really cares about YOU, she really does."  

The hosts made it very clear HOW honored and proud they were to have Dr. Karen Perkins on their show.  Both hosts revealed their excitement to have Karen share a multitude of wealthy information to inspire others to "Live THEIR OWN First-Class Lifestyle." 

1) FRIDAY FREEBIE!!! Don Mcgrath offered a FREE 30-minute consultation on WHAT YOUR TEDx Topic should be. So if YOU would like to take advantage of this to discover and CREATE YOUR TEDx Talk...go to go to CONTACT US and request "TEDx Consultation With Don" and Don will set up a time that is convenient for YOU!!!

2) FRIDAY FREEBIE!!! Dr. Karen Perkins offered Her "FREE Mind Hack"...a Self-Affirmation and Self-Hypnosis to help YOU...just Text...  YFIN to 855-864-0532 to receive YOUR COPY.

Be sure and visit Karen at

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Emerson Brantley, Re-Think Your Marketing Strategy

W. Emerson Brantley III, BA, MCL, CME

Emerson is a behind-the-scenes Master Marketing Strategist and Copywriter for Top Companies and Gurus. His national, international and local strategic marketing expertise has been relied upon by a wide diversity of companies that spans 21 countries. These range from Fortune 100 giant Fruehauf Corporation and major shipbuilding operations to small startups. From global leaders Emery Worldwide to top speakers, authors and thought leaders; from small businesses to America's oldest non-profit American Forests, where he spearheaded national joint ventures with Walmart, Walt Disney World, Veterans of Foreign Wars, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kitty Hawk and many others.

Sponsored by Speakers Pathway Coalition. We provide training for TEDx Talks, Speakers, Authors, Internet Marketers, Networking, How to Craft Your Talk using Story Telling. For more information go to

It All Starts With One Question: Why?

Knowing your
"WHY" and even more importantly, the "Whys" your Ideal Clients need answered before they
you and you alone are WHO they want to do business with, is the key to having a powerful, successful 
Marketing Strategy. Most marketers SKIP THE FIRST MOST CRITICAL STEP completely, focusing on Who they want or What they think will sell...before knowing Why they will buy first. Why will they listen to you? Why are you any different?

Why should they TRUST YOU or even care? And all the other Whys you need to know, because...

Your Why determines your Who...Your Who determines Your What (your products, services and message)
These Are The Core To Creating Your Powerful Marketing Strategy.

Getting crystal clear on your Strategy makes EVERY other marketing decision easy! Your Strategy will give
you total clarity for all your Where, When and How tactical choices...eliminating any confusion about which
Tactics will work best for you to deliver the kind of results you want. This is the foundation of the breakthrough
marketing approach Emerson calls WhytologyTM.

One key takeaway: Your Strategy needs to be a cooperative effort between Your Marketing and Sales teams.
Too often these two work in separate information "silos," and each one thinks they're doing a great job and it
would be even better if the other got their game right!

In reality, without a Marketing+Sales Partnership (MSP) Marketing can NEVER deliver their best and Sales will continue to have to be "closers" instead of order takers.

With a Functional MSP, Marketing gets so good at eliminating the wrong prospects and attracting the right ones and your message is so on point that when prospects get to Sales their first question is, "So, what'sour next step?" 

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Friday Freebie #1)  Dandy Don offered a one-on-one Personal Inventory of what you are Excellent at and what Tools do you already possess, that MAY be hidden from you today. But Don will walk YOU through that process so YOU can walk away with Dozens of Resources to enable YOU to help dozens of people who need what YOU have to offer. To get your FREE COPY contact us at and just ask for the "Personal Inventory" and we will set up a time with YOU!!!

Friday Freebie #2)  Emerson offered his program S.O.L.D, (S is Strategy plus the Marketing & Sales Partership; O is Objectons Equals opportunity, L is Leveraging Referals and the D is for Duplicating and Automating.)  To get your FREE COPY go to PLUS a blueprint that will show YOU how all of this works. Plus 15 questions that will help YOU!!!  





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