It turns out that there are second (and sometimes third and fourth) acts in life. So what do you have planned for yours? This week’s guests on The Growing Bolder Radio Show are living proof that it’s never too late to live life on your terms.
In the 1990s, it seems like she was everywhere. TV shows, books, magazine articles, radio shows — Susan Powter went everywhere she could to spread her “Stop the Insanity” message. But then she decided she wanted to have another baby and was told it wasn’t the right time, career-wise. So she fired everyone and dropped off the radar to go back to being a full-time mom. Now she’s back and she’s found a new, more powerful tool to spread her healthy living message.
He ditched all of his belongings and hit the road to perform one million acts of kindness. Bob Vortruba is on a 10-year mission to remind Americans about how important it is to be kind, and he’s coming for you.
A child prodigy, Leon Fleisher was playing piano at Carnegie Hall by the age of 16. But then a rare disease robbed him of his ability to play. Find out how he adjusted without ever giving up on his dreams. Six decades later, his perseverance and determination paid off.
Bill Tapia is the world’s oldest musician, and he has played with everyone from Bing to Fats. We caught up with him as he approached his 101st birthday and found that he’s still strumming strong.
And Brian Bradley has been on more than 20 sitcoms, in six feature films and had a four-year run on Broadway. One of the top improv comedians working today, Brian survived the excesses of showbiz with a clear vision for the future. Growing Bolder takes you Inside the Story with a stand-up guy.
Remember, the Growing Bolder Radio Show airs Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Sundays at 7 a.m. on Central Florida’s NPR affiliate, 90.7 WMFE-FM. Tune in and turn it up!