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One Sharp Sword - Cutting Through To What Matters Most with Dr Wayne Pernell is meant to be thought-provoking and inspiring. This show offers no advice or counsel related to law, finance, or health (either physical or mental).  You are listening at your own discretion and interpreting what you hear in your own way. 

This show is meant for entertainment purposes and no claims of enhancement or enrichment of any sort are indicated or implied.  Nope, this show doesn’t promise to make you better looking.  But hey… look at you now! 

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Jun 8, 2021

What’s the difference between being “Nice” and being Kind?

When you’re nice, you’re likely to be giving yourself - a lot of yourself - away. And the cost to that? Personal identity.

Here I share some very personal stories and talk about how to be kind, to live in grace, compassion, and empathy without having...

Jun 1, 2021

So many people think that they have to join in the conversation and even one-up what’s just been said that they miss the opportunity to truly connect.


“I can’t wait to get to Hawaii”

“Oh, me either! This pandemic is something! I just love the sand on Waikiki and the sun. Oh, and you can’t beat the food.”...

May 25, 2021

We’re all leaders! If you’re being watched, you’re a leader - at home, at work, in the community. You’re a leader. 


This episode doesn’t talk about the traits of good leaders. There are tons of books and articles on that. Each is, in my opinion, simply opinion. The best trait of a leader is someone who knows...

May 18, 2021

Having grown up in a household influenced by healthcare and business, Wendy Ryan shared multiple insights about Human Resources and Organization Development. She runs an interdisciplinary team of organizational change experts at her company, Kadabra. 


Highlights of our interview include:

  • Any future vision for changes...

May 11, 2021

We expect things to be as we left them. This is good news for us when we park a car or lay down our sunglasses. It’s not so great when we’re talking about relationships and noticing the growth in other people.


Whether in your team members, your family members, or your friends, allow for a shift in worldview. What...