What Could Go Right?

What Could Go Right?

Hosted by: Erik Orton + Emily Orton

With little experience and even less money, we moved aboard a sailboat in the Caribbean with our five kids. We spent the next year sailing it back to our home in Manhattan. That changed everything. We wrote all about...

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Ep 52 - Tortillas to $200M - Lisa Binggeli

Stuck. Trapped. Lonely. Searching for something. If you've ever felt this way, I know you are going to love Lisa Binggeli's true adventure. "I used to count pennies and put groceries back on the shelf." In 9 years,...
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Ep 51 - How to Upgrade Your Identity (Part 2)

Which came first, the belief or the behavior? Erik and Emily revisit Atomic Habits by James Clear and pushback (a little) on what it takes to change a habit and upgrade your identity. If your life has no room for...
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Ep 50 - How to Upgrade Your Identity (Part 1)

Ready to upgrade your identity? Start here. The biggest obstacles to pursuing your dream may be the simplest to solve. What's the biggest obstacle? Your thoughts. Dive into Atomic Habits by James Clear and the role of...
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Ep 49 - Darling, Let's Be Adventurers

Choosing an adventurous life includes deciding where you want to go and how to get there. It's not a well-paved road with solar-powered street lights and giant signs. Every day you make the decision to stick with your...
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Ep 48 - Books, Beauty Pageants and Politics

Which scenario would you find most challenging to do with your spouse? a. Raise four kids in New York City b. Build a thriving family business from scratch c. Renovate a home d. Homeschool e. Complete a Law degree and...
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Ep 47 - We Bought An Eco Resort In Belize

Have your dreams ever come true too soon? Lance and Chrissy Walker planned to run an eco resort for wellness as a lifestyle business in their retirement years. Not with four young kids at home. Not in the jungles of...
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Ep 46 - What's Your Credibility Score and Why Does it Matter?

In This Episode: What’s your credibility score? Not your credit score – Your credibility score. It is the ratio between what you say you will do and what you actually do. Why does it matter? Your credibility score has...
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Ep 45 - Our Top Tips on How to Deal with Change

What’s new? J/K We know something is always changing. Sometimes change is refreshing—as good as a rest. Other times, you want a rest from all the change. Whatever is changing in your life, please enjoy this short...
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Ep 44 - Two Takeaways From Our Forties

Dear listeners, I (Erik) botched the microphones on this episode. Sorry about that. If you have trouble understanding anything we're saying, check out the YouTube version with captions. Thanks! In This Episode: Do...
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Ep 43 - How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

In this episode: Worry has a negative effect on your ability to solve problems, on your relationships, your health, and society as a whole. Worry is on the rise. If you would like to worry less, this is for you. We're...
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Ep 42 - Our Favorite Excuses and What We Did With Them

In this episode: You know the drill: we've all been guilty of letting excuses hold us back. You say "I'm just being realistic". But what if excuses are the roadblocks keeping you from more adventure, more connection,...
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Ep 41 - How to Let Your Dreams Come True

In This Episode:   Studies show that most people give up on their goals. We don't want that for you. Today, we're discussing one concept Erik's mother taught him that wildly increases your chance of overcoming your...
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