Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room

Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room with Coach April Ballestero. Join us as we interview guests about the ELEPHANT in the room. We shed light on difficult subjects and learn how to better Address the ELEPHANT in the Room.

Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room
Chris Lord has successfully built several Management Consulting businesses in Southern California, most recently as the General Manager for Slalom Consulting, where he led the Practice’s growth from under $2 million in 2010 to $30 million in 2015. After ‘retirement’ in Dec of 2015, he founded his own firm, Bridge Builder Coaching, to help Military......
Erik Jensen is an owner and Chief Strategy Officer at Predictive ROI, a strategic digital marketing agency focused on helping agencies, coaches and consultants build and monetize an authority position. If you have ever been told you need to be creating and sharing all sorts of content with your audience, but no one has shown......
April Ballestero is a leadership expert and the founder of One Light Ahead, a coaching agency that helps business leaders shine at their brightest. With two decades of coaching experience, April knows exactly how to help business leaders achieve their full potential and become more effective, more energized, and more enthusiastic in their interactions with......
Award-winning author, speaker, life coach, and licensed counselor since 2005, Tina Yeager has over twenty years of experience teaching in academic, clinical, and faith-based settings. Yeager serves on the Christian Authors Network board and as a head mentor with Word Weavers International.  Her most recent book, Beautiful Warrior: Finding Victory Over the Lies Formed Against......
Jane Turner is an Author, Coach, International Best-selling Author, International Speaker, and author of four books including “Mindset for Authors: How to Overcome Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Self-doubt.” As well as holding Master Coaching qualifications through the Behavioural Coaching Institute, Jane is also an NLP Master Practitioner with a gift for seeing a solid book structure......
Jim Brings More Than 35 Years of Experience in the Insurance Industry to the Premier Association for NYS Insurance Agents & Brokers​ Syracuse, New York, July 22, 2019 – Big I New York is proud to welcome Jim Lombardo as the association’s AVP of Learning and Development. Lombardo will be responsible for expanding the association’s......
Andy Brasfield is an entrepreneur helping business owners reach their goals and dreams one referral at a time. He sells phone systems to businesses and organizations which helps them streamline communications with their clients, customers, patients, and vendors.  What you will learn in this episode: What are the many responsibilities that step on Andy’s time......
Lindsay Hotmire is a copywriter and brand coach who helps women business owners grow heart-and-soul-aligned businesses. Creator of PARAGON™ and The UNbrand METHOD®, Lindsay has helped 347+ clients ditch one-size-fits-all frameworks and formulas, and since 2016, her approach has empowered her clients to create $10,000 to $1 M campaigns — all without losing sight of......
Will Salyards coaches leaders, managers, and physicians for development and performance with work that is accountable and with demonstrated ROI. He is aided in this by his experience leading nonprofit and for-profit organizations, his work in social psychology, and that as a Professor of Leadership Studies. Will’s Ph.D. is from Gonzaga University and his MA......
Demond K Ross is a speaker, trainer, coach and also serves as an Assistant Dean at a therapeutic day school where they educate and support students with varying ranges of social and emotional disorders. From this stage, Demond primarily shares his experiences dealing with limiting belief and overcoming the need to be perfect for acceptance.......
Chris Lord has successfully built several Management Consulting businesses in Southern California, most recently as the General Manager for Slalom Consulting, where he led the Practice’s growth from under $2 million in 2010 to $30 million in 2015. After ‘retirement’ in Dec of 2015, he founded his own firm, Bridge Builder Coaching, to help Military......
April Ballestero is a leadership expert and the founder of One Light Ahead, a coaching agency that helps business leaders shine at their brightest. With two decades of coaching experience, April knows exactly how to help business leaders achieve their full potential and become more effective, more energized and more enthusiastic in their interactions with......
Hailey Jules is a Neuro-linguistic Programming Practitioner, International Inspirational Speaker, Optimal Results Coach, and founder of Inspired Practice Solutions. After watching the power of chiropractic care transform her family’s life, she made it her mission to transform the chiropractic community. Hailey worked as a Chiropractic Assistant at Wellness Choice, a highly successful high volume practice......
Sandra Martini, founder of boutique coaching firm The Martini Way, offers her mentoring clients a perfect balance of marketing savvy, intuition and results-driven systemic implementation with a healthy dose of nurturing and love. Sandra’s style is to learn about your goals and then reverse engineer them to where you are now, so you can create......
A marketing strategist for over 30 years, Susan Baier founded Audience Audit in 2009 to help organizations understand their best audiences based on attitudes and needs rather than just demographics or purchase behavior. She develops custom segmentation research for marketers and agencies around the world, supporting their efforts to create marketing initiatives that are more......
Peter Demarest is the Co-Founder and President of Axiogenics LLC and recognized as a global pioneer, thought-leader, developer, coach, and trainer in the applied science of neuro-axiology (brain science + value science). He is the author of the definitive book on neuro-axiology, Answering the Central Question (2010). Stephen R. Covey (of “7 Habits…” fame), in......
April Ballestero is a leadership expert and the founder of One Light Ahead, a coaching agency that helps business leaders shine at their brightest. With two decades of coaching experience, April knows exactly how to help business leaders achieve their full potential and become more effective, more energized and more enthusiastic in their interactions with......
Getting too many balls in the air and instead of juggling and having crashed into your head, not burnout, but going at a good pace not burnout, but going at a good pace Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® is a ONE LIGHT AHEAD production made in association with Eric Ballestero. © Copyright ONE LIGHT......
“Aging Parents Moving Out of the Family Home” with Jamie Dorn Lane “The elephant that I’m bringing today is when parents are ready to move on out of their child’s, their kids’ childhood home and the kids are not ready for that to happen.” Jamie’s Contact Information: (865) 771-8200 bluevistarealtyTN.com Addressing the ELEPHANT in the......
This week “overcoming pride”. Nichole Garcia speaks deeply about the political and spiritual struggle she went through in her election. Nicole Garcia is originally from the Pacific Northwest and has worked in the corporate arena since graduating college in 2008. Nicole has a passion for doing the right thing for others and saw a need in......
This week Coach April talks with Derek Mitchell to address Misleading Advertising in the insurance industry and how it can impact the interactions between consumers and customer service representatives. More about Derek: I have been in the insurance industry for over 8 years with 6 years of experience as an agent. I have worked for......
Annemarie Cross is the Founder of The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network and Industry Thought Leader Academy as well as the author of: Industry Thought Leader: How to go from Invisible to Influential (and profitable) with a Podcast. Dubbed ‘The Podcasting Queen’ Annemarie is an award-winning podcast host, and is recognized as a pioneer in the......
Ginny shares her own journey in fear, how she started to communicate about it, and how she started addressing it one bite at a time. This week we talk about living in fear and what that fear can do to your life. Join us in Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room. Addressing the ELEPHANT in......
I’ve been working on addressing all kinds of elephants over the years, and ironically someone asked me “how did I become a caretaker?” so I am going to Address the ELEPHANT of “Being a Caretaker” Take your Habit Finder Assessment I mentioned in this episode at https://habitfindercoach.com/onelightahead More Info at onelightacademy.net Addressing the ELEPHANT in......
Join Coach April and her guest Zach Sheets, a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, to discuss the ELEPHANT hiding in your financial closet. ONE LIGHT AHEAD® and Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room™ does not claim to provide professional financial advice nor guarantee any of the financial information offered in this episode. For more information on Financial......
Is College for everyone? Ken Carriere with Team 22 Studios is a college graduate that wants to talk about how our expectations and opportunities affect the children growing up today and if college is for everyone. Get the conversation started. More about Ken: Born in Winnipeg, Canada, and moved to the US in 1993 with......
Bald Guy with a Bow Tie, Mario Galdos joins Coach April for a hearty discussion on preparedness for snow days and other unexpected emergency responses.   More from a Bald Guy with a Bow Tie, Mario Galdos at https://baldguywithabowtie.com and Triton Group at Legacy Mutual Mortgage: https://www.tritongrouphomeloans.com/ MARIO GALDOS is a Team Leader/Senior Loan Officer | NMLS# 220759......
This week Coach April talks with Dr. Abelson talks about engaging your team in the COVID-19 pandemic. You can get additional resources from Dr. Abelson and The Abelson Group by contacting us at ONE LIGHT AHEAD.
Dr. Craig von Buseck talks about Racial Reconciliation with Coach April Ballestero. Dr. Craig von Buseck is an award-winning author and the Managing Editor of Inspiration.org. His new book will be released on April 4: ‘Victor! The Final Battle of Ulysses S. Grant.‘ available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3jncGze More from Dr. Craig von Buseck at vonbuseck.com
Coach April talks with Kim Patton about her experience with Open Adoptions and how it’s a situation many do know about and even less talk about. 

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