Serendipity With Inky Johnson

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Join Inky Johnson for an insightful dialogue about the occurrence and development of events in one's life that happen by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

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Season 2 Episode #30 - Power of Sacrifice
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May 02, 2022
Season 2 Episode #29 - Power Of Pain
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In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss Having courage to follow the passion & purpose that God has given you. They also provide personal examples of how pain can reveal deficiencies in character, work ethic & values, to be used to establish growth.  “Have the courage to follow your heart an intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.” 8:01 - Most dreams go unfulfilled because we’re scared.  10:01 - Do you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be? 21:58 - “Walk in what you know what’s right in your heart? Do you have courage to walk in the spirit, your gift?” Do you lack courage to miss out on things in life to fulfill your purpose? At first it may seem as if you’re missing out, but that is nothing but the trick of temptation.  24:12 - Do you have the character to value the work needed to be successful? 42:53 - “Pain is a prerequisite for growth.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Season 2 Episode #28 - Transfer of Energy
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Apr 18, 2022
Season 2 Episode #27 - Excused Experiences
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Apr 11, 2022
Season 2 Episode #26 - Vulnerable Courage
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Apr 04, 2022
Season 2 Episode #25 - Fortified Faith
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In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss different perspectives pertaining to faith & failure. Listen carefully to learn how having great fortitude will take you places you can’t imagine.  If you want to be successful keep it simple. Know  what you are doing,  love what  you are doing, and believe what you are doing.  Intro - Discussion of how and why having  discernment and wisdom serves you greatly in your journey.  11:32 - Life will deal you hardships at some point of your life. Enduring hardships teaches us valuable lessons in order to prepare us for what we’re asking God for. Nothing is wrong with you for battling those times.  15:46 - How do you process failure? Can you find the joy in it? Doing so strips the power of failure an the ability to move you spiritually in a negative way.  22:10 - “The level of success you experience lies in how you process situations.”  - Inky  38:40- Discussion of the dangers of being driven for validation externally.  40:44 - Are you not seeing results because of poor preparation?  44:03 - At some point in life, greatness occurred because of the preparation and mindset that went into into that area. If you’re currently experiencing a rough patch in your life, extract the thought process had during the time period where greatness was prepared for before being experienced.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Season 2 Episode #24 - Belief In Hope
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Mar 21, 2022
Season 2 Episode #23 - Intentional Leadership
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In this episode of Serendipity, Inky & Oak discuss how being intentional determines the level of success or failure you experience. They also encourage embracing the hardships that prepare character & integrity for what you truly desire.  What are you doing when you get to a space and place where you have to make a decision? 9:45 - “Obtaining things without going through the fire can potentially cause not having value in it. Which can create a mindset that everything you encounter will be easy.” - Oak 16:30 - “You can become victims of your own talent with out the proper discipline and preparation.” The routine you have is crucial in your success. That very routine can also include bad decision making. Know what actions your goals consists of.  27:43 - “It’s imperative that you’re battle tested in order in order to sustain and handle adversity exceedingly well.” - Inky 29:15 - “Whatever projection you have of yourself, people are going to follow.” - Oak 39:54 - What are you being intentional about? Are you intentional in your discipline? The routine must be consistent even when feelings of not wanting to kick in. Things To Ask For Mental Endurance Spiritual Endurance  Discipline Endurance  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
Season 2 Episode #22 - Dreams & Value
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Mar 07, 2022
Season 2 Episode #21 - Liberating Kindness
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In this episode, Inky and Oak discuss the importance of showing kindness to people, the willingness to understand others at times, and protecting the mindset to fulfill your purpose.  Quote Card - "If you have to choose between being kind and being right, choose to be kind, and you'll always be right." 7:30 - You never know what someone is going through when they get to you. Be able to show grace and kindness, which may encourage an individual may need.  12:30 - Can you decipher the difference between what you need versus what you want?  18:00 - are your motives internally or externally driven? The process always supersedes the product. The purpose behind your gift will last longer than looking to prove people wrong.  23:00 - "Don't predict the arc of your success based on an opinion from someone who isn't working at your level!" - Inky 28:30 - Everyone will not process everything the same way. Have the maturity to listen with the intent to understand rather than respond. Learn what you can, share what you can, and grow in the process. 36:40 - "Stop trying to understand each hardship you encounter and survive it. That is where the peace & lessons learned come about!" - Inky.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
Season 2 Episode #20 - Preference & Purpose
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In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss the uneasy path to fulfillment, how to walk in your purpose effectively, & identifying your preferences to avoid stagnation.  “If you can find a path with no obstacles, you won’t go anywhere.” 4:45 - Uncertainty, oppositions, adversity is the passage needed to become the person you need to become.” Inky  9:50 - “Don’t trade your purpose for your preference.” 16:30 - Are you willing to chase perfection knowing that it can never be obtained? Can you dedicate yourself towards a goal that’s not guaranteed?  23:36 - “It’s not your place to know how your service to others will impact them, it’s your place to serve.” - Oak 35:44 - “Your talent can ascend you to places your character can’t sustain you. Make sure those qualities are interconnected.” - Inky 39:30 - “If your truly going to progress, you must be willing to fail.” At the end of each day, are you getting better or regressing? Use what has happened to you to propel forward! Oaks Process For Growth Vulnerability  Trauma  Healing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2022
Season 2 Episode #19 - Peace & Balance
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Feb 14, 2022
Season 2 Episode #17 - Eyes vs Heart
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In this episode, Inky and Oak discuss the difference between the eyes and heart, what riding for what you genuinely believe in looks like, and identifying and avoiding concepts and ideologies of the enemy.  3:45 - What's your price for happiness? If it costs your peace, it's too expensive.  6:30 - "If you aren't in control of a narrative, let it go. If you are chasing another person's perspective of who you should be, you'll never obtain peace." - Oak 15:21 - Inky shared a story when he needed to release his pride in a situation where he could not help his wife. Be humble enough to put your story in God's hand no matter how complex your story position is. 26:00 - "Whatever you think you think, rethink it." - Oak 34:38 - "What you're willing to die for is what God created you for. It's your purpose and your mission." - Oak Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2022
Season 2 Episode #16- What You Preach
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In this episode, Ink and Oak discuss what your efforts produce when they are sustained by showing gratitude, having well-communicated expectations, & appreciation for the work completed and that to come.  3:22 - “Put yourself first so that you can give everyone else the most.” Oak 4:45 - Generational health is just as crucial as generational wealth. Health is the foundation for sustaining wealth.  17:35 - Don’t cheat yourself by operating in shortcuts that produce momentary gratification. 26:30 - Humility is having awareness and knowing when and how to adapt when the elements that call for it.  36:40 - “Come as one and stand as 10,000.” - Inky. Appreciate and be grateful for those who help you get to where you are today.  How significant a role does what you hold dear in your heart have in your life's walk?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2022
Season 2 Episode #15 - Crazy Faith
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In this episode of serendipity, Ink and Oak discuss the Importance of creating and sticking to a process. 5:58 - "What you consider to be success changes as you grow. Experiences and added responsibility will change your perspective." 11:35 - What will it take, right now, at this moment, to be successful? What about those who are involved in your daily lives? Do they play a role in your success or not? Wisdom and discernment are the keys to moving forward successfully. 16:01 - "If you learn to love where you are and where you're from, it fortifies who you are. There are lessons to be learned in the shortcomings you experienced." - Oak. 18:30 - Sustain the spirit that's built from platforms you have access to. The physical may diminish over time, but the spirit goes on forever.  40:45 - "Don't judge others on what happens in the moment."  44:30 - "You are more valuable than somebody's words." Crazy faith You get a glimpse of it but never the complete picture. Take the first step without knowing everything. Grand visions are accomplished little by little. Yesterday's crazy is tomorrow's reality. Ways to sustain something worthwhile. Belief Trust  Embracement  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2022
Season 2 Episode #14 - Lineage & Legacy
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In this episode of serendipity, Ink and Oak discuss the importance of fatherhood, what it means to be a father, the examples they saw, and the one they set for those fathers and fathers to be coming up. 2:30 - Magnify and manifest in your lane. "Stop measuring your value by looking at others. Keep your focus on yourself and your responsibilities. Focusing on others will only cause you to miss what God is trying to do through you." -Oak. 5:40 - Your gifts are unique to you. Someone may have a similar gift, but only you can do what you do. Be bold enough to stay focused on what your unique gifts bring to the table.  11:00 - "When you go through trials, tests, and challenges, it's easy to lose sight of where you're going and the blessing(s) you received along the way. Make sure your perspective always allows you to recognize and receive the blessing(s)." 25:05 - Special guest Isiah opens up about his perceptions on fatherhood. At 22, he offers a fresh perspective on the role fathers play in their children's lives. 39:22 - "Create a space that's safe for your peace." -Oak 47:45 - Why is what you do important to you? That answer will provide fuel to keep going when you get tired on the journey.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2022
Season 2 Episode #14 - Faith And Maturity
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Jan 10, 2022
Season 2 Episode #13 - Restoration Power
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In this episode, Inky & Oak discuss the importance of restoration, the power of the tongue, and the purpose of consistency. All of those components contribute to how successful your vision can be. Be prepared to understand how to operate in each and seeking an individual or group that can hold you accountable to it.  1:45 - Are you going to dwell on life sustaining thoughts or dwell on things that are life draining? 3:01 - Fear is not real! It’s a false reality that prevents us from living how we are truly capable of doing so.  9:25 - are you able to self assess how the people you love are feeling by the drive and commitment towards your ultimate goal? Are they getting “burned” from it? Who gets better as time goes on.  16:02 - “If the resolution is about you, it will last about 30 days. If it’s about the community, it will live on forever.” -Oak 18:30 - “There’s no such thing as self made.” -Oak  22:15 - To be consistent in activities, you must be mature in the process of showing up, working hard, and not going through the motions.  25:19 - “Everything that you do or don’t do creates a habit. How does that habit contribute to the wellness of your life?” -Oak The type of commitment you show your craft determines the level of results you receive.  35:30 - Never get to a point where you stop learning. That’s potentially where ego is birthed potentially altering events moving forward slowly.  38:40 - How can I get better? Don’t be too quick to dismiss the messenger. Take what you can apply to your life to enhance. Keep the focus the focus and not so much on the person delivering it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2022
Season 2 Episode #12 - Poison of Privilege
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“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows happiness under their feet.” In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss the mindset and focus level needed to survive and thrive in the not so good moments of our lives. There are always two perspectives to a situation, prepare to be on the victory side of perspectives by training the mind to see the good of the situation! The situation isn’t the focal point, but rather the lesson that can be gained from it. 2:30 - What are you doing right now in where you currently are? Don’t miss the moment looking too far ahead. Be where your feet are! 5:02 - Be grateful for where you are currently! Individual circumstances provides different perspectives on how life is viewed moving forward. Different people provide their outlooks which can edify and build each other up.  13:30 - Has the opposition an adversity impacted you for greater production? Or did setbacks occur because of failure to adapt? 17:15 - “The place outside a man or woman’s comfort, lies their prosperity and greatness.” What you don’t work on will eventually limit you in that area of your craft.  25:20 - “When you miss the lesson you miss the blessing. When you miss the blessing you miss the growth.” If the objective is to keep growing in life, we must learn to embrace hard times with the same energy as the good times.  30:44 - What are you chasing? Your perspective determines the actions of what’s being sought out to accomplish. Be sure to engage in what’s important to you in that process.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2021
Season 2 Episode #11 - Assuming The Positive
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“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows happiness under their feet.” In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss the mindset and focus level needed to survive and thrive in the not so good moments of our lives. There are always two perspectives to a situation, prepare to be on the victory side of perspectives by training the mind to see the good of the situation! The situation isn’t the focal point, but rather the lesson that can be gained from it. 2:30 - What are you doing right now in where you currently are? Don’t miss the moment looking too far ahead. Be where your feet are! 5:02 - Be grateful for where you are currently! Individual circumstances provides different perspectives on how life is viewed moving forward. Different people provide their outlooks which can edify and build each other up.  13:30 - Has the opposition an adversity impacted you for greater production? Or did setbacks occur because of failure to adapt? 17:15 - “The place outside a man or woman’s comfort, lies their prosperity and greatness.” What you don’t work on will eventually limit you in that area of your craft.  25:20 - “When you miss the lesson you miss the blessing. When you miss the blessing you miss the growth.” If the objective is to keep growing in life, we must learn to embrace hard times with the same energy as the good times.  30:44 - What are you chasing? Your perspective determines the actions of what’s being sought out to accomplish. Be sure to engage in what’s important to you in that process.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2021
Season 2 Episode #10 - Results Vs Outcome
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In this episode, Inky an Oak discuss gender roles, results versus outcomes, deconstructing thoughts and the power of healing. Both men also breakdown why valuing your priorities with intense consistency is a game changer.  2:30 - Put down things so that others can pick it up. “You can either waste what God has given you or lose it.” The outcome you live in depends on the power of choice.  6:01 - What are three things that a woman has taught you from their intelligence? 12:25- The breakdown and discussion of gender roles.  29:40 - Construcying and deconstructing what you’ve been taught. At early ages we cannot control what we receive, but as we grow into an adult, we have the ability to decipher and learn what’s right and wrong. Oak proposes the term of love roles instead of gender roles  33:20 - Your advantage can become a disadvantage if you don’t deconstruct your thought process an actions. Immerse yourself in the process to deconstruct a mentality, for it can take time to do so. Remember what once served you before can no longer do so once growth occurs. That goes for people an environments.  37:05 - Is there anything in your past that you’re currently running from. Failure to heal from past can ruin what you’re trying to obtain in front of you. It can distort thought processes which control the actions.  46:15 - Are you emotionally incarcerated? Do you find yourself grieving (mad, irritated) in actions towards others who don’t deserve it?  52:35 - Would you rather be a winner or be great? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2021
Season 2 Episode #9 - Character Development
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Be where your feet are. The choices of character development.  Principles and humility. How do you respond and stand in times of controversy? Be aware of the moment. It's an opportunity for growth. But, you can also stay stagnant or revert. The choice is yours. Remember that perspective drives performance. We must be prepared to sacrifice and push through the fear that tempts us to stop altogether on the road to success.  "When life is Sweet, say Thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say, Thank you and grow."  2:04 - What's your perspective when going through troubling and great times? Are you able to locate and communicate with God in either scenario?  3:30 - you have the resources and character development to stop negative life patterns and family cycles. "You're born looking like mom and dad but die by the decisions that you make." Oak 6:15 - why are you mad that someone holds you accountable? Do you point fingers or seek correction? 23:40 - "Raise the quality of your words, not your voice." Oak.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2021
Season 2 Episode #8 - Sustainability
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In today’s episode, Ink and Oak discuss what it takes to sustain success and how to remain aware when life lessons are being taught.  2:08- Everything you go through is for a reason and has a purpose bigger than what you know at the time. Be aware of where you are when each purpose is realized, making necessary adjustments to support and accommodate the positive change.  6:10- If something in your life shows up unexpectedly, chances are it came to teach you a lesson. Study it, learn from it and, act on the lesson learned. 17:00- After you've made the money and achieved the status, what makes you keep pushing and executing at the same or better levels? Once you’ve got what you came in search of, what’s your “why” to keep it up? 20:00-  Your success came at a cost. To you and to those who laid the foundation and came before. Always be grateful for the opportunity and, for the sacrifice it took to get you where you are. 34:24-The more you get, the more you give. Beware of becoming complacent or feeling you've done enough. There’s always more work to do. Check your motivations and re-engage. 36:45- Be careful with how you describe your experience. They can be a tool to free another’s mind or a prion to jail yourself—words matter. Choose and speak only the best ones when discussing your journey. 43:40- To what standard do you hold yourself? Never let the expectations, words, or actions of others dictate your behavior.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2021
Season 2 Episode #7 - Discernment
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In today's episode Ink and Oak discuss the power of discernment, the process of becoming and unbecoming, and what it really means to be a good person. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2021
Season 2 Episode #6 - Get the Lesson
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How important is it to have good people around you? Who do you spend your time around? In this episode of Serendipity, Ink, and Oak discuss the importance of how the people around you in your circle of influence affect the quality of your life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2021
Season 2 Episode #5 - Don't Pass Me By
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"Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are...let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow." In this episode Ink and Oak talk about the importance of acknowledging and appreciating the present. We are not promised tomorrow so live to appreciate right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2021
Season 2 Episode #4 - The Source
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How do you start your day? In this week's Inky and Oak discuss the importance of having a morning routine that becomes that "anchor" that allows you to have the most productive day possible. They also discuss the importance of locating your ego in every situation throughout your day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2021
Season 2 Episode #3 - The Power of Submission
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In this episode, Inky and DeMarco discuss the power of submission with a focus on racism and sexism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2021
Season 2 Episode #2 - Grateful Intentions
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In this episode, Inky and DeMarco discuss living a life of authenticity and gratefulness. Gratitude is not just an emotion, it's a principle. No matter what happens, whether we're up or we're down, we should still be grateful. Why is that? It's because, there is a danger in going through life thinking, "When I get this or when I have that, then I'll be happy." Doing so robs us of the joy of happiness and contentment that can be ours at this stage of our journey. We have to be in a spirit of gratitude right now where we are right now. That grateful heart prepares us for more of God's blessings, favor, and responsibility. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2021
Season 2 Episode #1 - Chasing Ghosts
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Welcome to Season 2 of The Serendipity Podcast. In today's episode, Inky and our brand new cohost, DeMarco Mitchell spend some time talking about raising kids that are prepared for the future. Whether you are a parent, coach, mentor, educator, family member, or friend of a young person, there is something to be gleaned from this episode. DeMarco, an experienced educational professional, was one of the most influential teachers and coaches in Inky's life after being in his middle school math class. As a transformational educational leader, he has dedicated his life to the development and success of students and the educators who teach them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2021
Serendipity Short
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Has something in your life ever gone wrong but it ended up going right? It’s likely that there are difficult circumstances that you’ve had that were excruciating in the moment, but as you reflect on it later, you realize that it was one of the best things that occurred. As we head into Season 2 of The Serendipity Podcast, Inky reminds us of the meaning of Serendipity and why he started this podcast. He reminds us that success and accomplishment are easy to talk about but they usually come on the heels of dreams deferred, broken relationships, or tragic events. Don’t waste the experience or miss the opportunity because you are expecting Easy. Appreciate what God allows and extract the lesson so that you can add value to everyone within your sphere of influence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
30 - The Season Finale
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It is officially the end of Season 1 of The Serendipity Podcast and in this episode, Inky reflects on the last 30 weeks. Many times when we meet people, we think that’s where they’ve always been but that’s never really the case. During this season, Inky introduced us to amazing individuals who overcame obstacles, opposition, and adversity and learned from their life’s experiences to get them to where they are today. In this episode, we reflect on some of the highlights throughout the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
29 - Don't Take It For Granted w/ Sinclair Cannon
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Inky joins Sinclair Cannon, a father and former collegiate athlete. Sinclair shares candid details about a few serendipity moments in his life that have come together to create the man that he is today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
28 - When We Look in the Mirror w/ DeMarco Mitchell
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In today's episode, Inky talks to his eighth-grade math teacher and basketball coach, DeMarco Mitchell. DeMarco, who is now a Principal in Atlantic Public Schools, speaks candidly about his journey as an athlete, coach, and educator and how he uses those experiences to speak life into today's youth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
27 - Self-Reflection w/ Tory Dandy
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Do you take time to reflect on yourself, your relationships, your decisions, and your life in general? In today's episode, Inky sits down with Tory Dandy. Tory is the co-head and managing partner at CAA Sports Football Division. When he sits back and thinks about how he got to where he is today, it is the power of self-reflection, making good decisions, and mentorship that propelled him to be the man that he is today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
26 - Dedicated Patience w/ Coach Flo
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"In life, there will be some failures. Everything will not start out right." Today's guest is Coach Flo, Auburn University's Women's Basketball Head Coach. She shares her remarkable story of how she transitioned from athlete to coach, even though she had no intentions of ever coaching. Throughout her journey, she encountered challenges and difficulties but they were all necessary for her growth and development as a coach and as a woman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
25 - Serendipity Moments w/ Ramon Foster
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Do you believe that you can live out your goals, dreams, and aspirations in life in spite of the twists and turns life takes? This week, Inky is joined by the individual that was the inspiration for the Serendipity podcast. Ramon Foster is a former football guard who played 11 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is also a close friend of Inky's who knows and understands that serendipity is all about life taking you on an unexpected, many times painful journey, that in the end you can look back on and appreciate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
24 - Revealing Your Character w/ Scott Barbour
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Today's guest grew up hearing his father say, "Tough times don't test your character, they reveal your character." Inky is in the studio with Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Barbour who shares his life journey that includes changing gears after he recognized that his dreams of being a professional softball player were not going to be realized. Through this candid dialogue, you will learn how, just like Inky, Dr. Barbour took the tough times that life dealt and learned how to stay true to principle and success all throughout the journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
23 - Experience w/ Robert Ayers
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In this episode, Inky is joined by Robert Ayers, a former American football defensive end that played 10 years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos, New York Giants, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Listen as Inky takes you through the ups and downs in his life and how every experience made him into the man that he is today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
22 - Better Not Bitter w/ Anthony Tuggle
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“Your struggle is your strength. If you can resist becoming negative, bitter, or hopeless, in time, your struggle will give you everything.” These are the words of Author, Authentic Servant Leader, Charismatic Transformational Executive, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker and Philanthropist Anthony Tuggle. In this episode, Anthony shares his captivating life journey, inclusive of unexpected kidney failure in his 20s, that led him to write his book, I'm Better Not Bitter. In the book, he talks about how each of us gets to make a decision. Regardless of what has happened to us, we can choose better. This is one you don’t want to miss! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
21 - Slow Down to Speed Up w/ Aaron Walters
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In today's episode, Inky converses with Aaron Walters as he shares his journey from being a boy just trying to make some money to be the husband, father, and CEO that he is today. As serendipity would have it, Aaron started off his career journey from the stockroom and literally worked his way to the boardroom, and he did so having a focus on people and their needs. Listen to find out more about Aaron's unique life journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
20 - When We Stand w/ Terrence Lester
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“Every single person is deserving of dignity no matter how damaged or disrupted the shell that carries it.” Terrence Lester believes that we should not look at the outer appearance of a person to define their worth. In addition to being a husband, father, and activist, Terrence is also the founder of Love Beyond Walls, a foundation based in Atlanta. Started by Terrence in response to systemic poverty in his own life and in the lives of others, Terrence now uses this platform to share with others that by using our gifts in collaboration with others, we can do more together than we ever could on our own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
19 - Organic Respect w/ Phil Handy
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Have you ever taken some time to stop and reflect on what truly matters in your life? In this episode Inky is joined by NBA basketball assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and player development trainer, Phil Handy. Phil Handy speaks candidly about the effect the 2020 pandemic had on him and he realized that it allowed him time to grow personally. He also shares information about his journey that got him to where he is now as the assistant coach in the NBA. Listen and be inspired!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
18 - Stick to the Script w/ Trooper Taylor
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Duke University Assistant Head Football Coach Trooper Taylor joins Inky on this episode to talk to us about how setbacks in life eventually lead to the best comebacks. A believer, he trusts in the Biblical promise that, “All things work together for good for those who love the Lord.“ Many times you have to go through it to get to it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
17 - Hard Work w/ Lewis Caralla
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In this episode, Inky talks to Lewis Caralla, the head strength and conditioning coach at Georgia Tech University. In his capacity, his focus is not just about the physical strength and conditioning of the football players. At the core of physical strength and conditioning is a mental commitment to the process. As Lewis Caralla says, “Hard work pays off, but no one tells you when. Can you maintain your patience when you don’t know the end is coming?” Listen all the way through for more gems. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
16 - Expected Belief w/ Duke Preston
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“If you were to look at your life in the mirror and see your hopes, dreams, and what you want to become, would you say that those hopes and dreams are still what you want?” Those are the words of today’s guest, Duke Preston. Duke is a newly engaged father, former NFL player, a Seminary graduate, and Director of Player Engagement for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are the 2021 Super Bowl champions! Grab a pen and paper, because you don’t want to miss any of the gems that are being dropped. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
15 - Serendipity w/ Jerod Mayo
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This week, Inky talks to former linebacker and American Football inside linebacker coach for the New England Patriots, Jerod Mayo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
14 - Breeding Trust w/ Hugh Freeze
2008
This week’s guest is Liberty University football coach Hugh Freeze. In addition to being a phenomenal coach, Hugh is an amazing motivator and example of how to succeed in life and pushing despite any of the “D’s” life; death, disease, or disappointment. How we deal with these moments really determine how we will finish.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2021
13 - Level of Consistency w/ Bobby Wagner
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In today’s episode, Inky sits down with Bobby Wagner who is known as an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. You don't want to miss Bobby talk about the mindsets and actions that have led him to his current success and will lead him into future success both on and off the field. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
12 - Invalid Excuses w/ Tobe Nwigwe
1991
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May 17, 2021
11 - Strength of Empathy w/ Ed Mylett
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Every human wants to know that they are loved, cared for, and served. When Ed Mylett realized this after working with orphaned children, his life was changed forever. In this episode, Inky meets with the Author, Speaker, and Business Mogul about how fulfilling our lives can be when we see beyond ourselves to the needs of and connection with other people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
10 - Silence Self Doubt w/ Jesse Itzler
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For our tenth episode we are excited for today’s show with serial entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker, and owner of the Atlanta Hawk’s Jesse Itzler. Be prepared to gain some tangible tips and strategies for daily success, goal setting, and execution with one of the most successful men on the planet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
09 - Humble Savage w/ Eric Berry
1954
“The simplest thing you can do to bring your goal to a physical state is to write it down.” You may know Eric Berry as the talented Former NFL safety, but what you may not know about Eric Berry is that his love of football is just one of the things that he got from his father. Eric’s dad taught him the value of using writing to write his goals and visualize them. These valuable truths helped him to develop his humble savage mindset. Listen to find out more about it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
08 - Human Connection w/ Wallo267
2017
In today's episode, Inky talks with Wallo267 an author, social influencer, activist, and entrepreneur that has risen above his difficult past to dedicate his life to giving hope to millions. Through candid conversation and real talk, Wallo shares his life story, that is riddled with loss and poor choices. He wants you to know that regardless of what you are going through, you have the ability to choose life and success by making the best out of each situation and learning from every obstacle.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
07 - The Power of the Mind w/ Jalen Ramsey
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Today’s guest, Jalen Ramsey, is known for being a talented, outspoken, and competitive NFL cornerback for the LA Rams. What he may not be as well known for is being an amazing “Girl Dad,” his deep faith in God, and his commitment to continual achievement and excellence in every aspect of his life. Jalen attributes his success to the thoughts that he chooses to dwell on. He chooses to think positively, believe in the power of yet, and always commit to doing more as a man, father, son, and professional. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
06 - Run Your Race w/ Isaiah Thomas
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“Adversity is a part of who I am. It’s a way of life for me.” In today’s episode, Inky talks to an incredible husband, father, and professional athlete who is known to defy the odds, Isaiah Thomas. From being the last pick of the draft to becoming an NBA All-Star, Isaiah Thomas knows what it means to be in tough situations but not allow your circumstances as an excuse to quit. As you listen, be prepared to be challenged by one of the greatest athletes to ever walk the planet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
05 - Revamped Mindset w/ Andre Ward
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“Where we see people and where we meet people is not where they have always been.” This statement is true for so many individuals, such as today’s guest Andre Ward, retired professional middleweight and heavyweight boxer. Today, Andre Ward holds an undefeated boxing record in two weight classes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
04 - Beneficial Experiences w/ Lane Kiffin
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Have you ever experienced loss in your life such as the loss of a job or a broken relationship? In this week’s episode, Inky talks with Lane Kiffin, the Head Football Coach at The University of Mississippi. His coaching career is quite colorful, having coached at both the collegiate and NFL levels. In this podcast, Lane shares his journey filled with highs and lows and how he maneuvered through each of these experiences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
03 - Any Given Sunday w/ Cam Newton
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In this week’s episode, Inky has a candid conversation with NFL Superstar, Cam Newton about his quest for continual self improvement. Despite what our circumstances are, many times we stand in our own way. We make excuses, absorb the negative thoughts of those around us, and stifle our own growth. In this deep dialogue, Cam takes us on his own personal journey towards the development of self-love, self-awareness, and authenticity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
02 - Life Perspectives w/ LeVelle Moton
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“Life is about perspective. It’s not what you see. It’s how you see it. And what you see is what you get.” In this week’s episode, Inky is joined by husband, father, and legendary head basketball coach at North Carolina Central University, LeVelle Moton for a raw dialogue about life, motivation, and discipline. LeVelle understands that his perspective on life and the character that he has developed are direct results of the difficult life experiences he had growing as a young athlete in “the Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
01 - Grace & Mercy w/ Garth Brooks
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Do you know the difference between grace and mercy? In today’s episode, Inky takes us on a journey with Country Music Hall of Famer, Garth Brooks as he describes key events and circumstances that worked together to make him who and what he is today. Garth and Inky help us to see that in each situation there are opportunities to be realized and lessons to be learned in the midst of them. Also, be sure to listen all the way through to find out what the difference between grace and mercy truly is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Serendipity With Inky Johnson Trailer
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Welcome to Serendipity With Inky Johnson. Lock in as Inky explains what Serendipity means to him and what you can expect on future episodes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021