Kelly Bunde
Kelly Bunde

Co-Founder - Outpost Adventures & Outpost 1875

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My name is Kelly Bunde and this is my Normal 40 story. I can recall being in middle school and claiming aspirations of running a company. Fast forward and I found myself in my early thirties, having a job that alleviated a lot of the stress my husband had in terms of providing for our family. I can still remember the night he looked at me and pitched starting a business. There were no grand plans of quitting our day jobs. We took a step, then another, and three years later, we've started a second business, have sold an accessory dwelling unit, and are on the verge of our first season with a vacation glampground in Custer, South Dakota. The stakes are higher. We're older. Our day jobs changed. I've known Lon and been exposed to the progression of Normal 40 throughout our Trade. The first couple of years I could hear my husband and all the high-performing professionals I know who maybe wear golden handcuffs or simply have a different dream than the one they started twenty years ago. But if I'm being honest, this past year tested us. It hasn't been easy. It certainly wasn't free. We trade a lot of time, money, and resources to keep building our dreams. Lon's coaching, mentoring and content keep our Trade in perspective, give me confidence to #JFDS no matter how small it feels, and encourages me to show up for future Kelly. Thank you, Lon. You're on mission and it shows!

Feb 27, 2024

Keith Pochick
Keith Pochick

Middle School Science Faculty -- Providence Day School

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I'm Keith Pochick, and this is my Normal 40 story. I spent 20 years on the frontlines of clinical medicine as an Emergency Physician, and slowly, I developed a different, far less optimistic personality and outlook. When the thrill of competence faded and the moments of exhilaration became painfully infrequent, I began to wonder what was sustaining me professionally. I often thought about the times over my career that I was most excited to be physically present at work and was enjoying myself -- each time my mind went back to the instances and phases that I was able to teach. Whether I was guiding terrified interns at the bedside or preparing lectures for large groups of attending physicians, that was the part of the job that brought me the most joy. About 10 years ago, I was searching for more. So, I reached out to a high school science teacher at the school my kids attend. I came to help her students dissect cats, and I had so much fun with them that an awakening occurred. I wanted and needed to morph my career and life into something different. Over the course of the last 10 years, I sought out more opportunities to teach. I helped a friend and fellow ER physician teach suturing workshops to future health professionals; I got myself into the substitute teacher pool at my kids' school. Ultimately, I signed on as an interim 7th grade science teacher when someone needed to go on leave for a few months. The Trade had taken shape. I resigned as Medical Director of a pretty large urgent care system, and picked up only occasional clinical shifts. In the year that followed, I was offered a full-time teaching position in the middle school Science Department. Without hesitation, I accepted. A few months ago, Lon reached out to me via a mutual LinkedIn connection and former residency mate. We recorded a podcast together and it resonated with a few people. Lon is one of the most encouraging and honest people I've ever come across. There are moments and aspects of The Trade that just can't be sugar-coated, and Lon doesn't even try to sugar-coat them. There are days when The Trade is really hard on you and those around you. But for the rest of my life, I never have to languish and wonder if I could have done this -- to wonder if I had the courage, focus, and drive to become someone different. I know that I have it -- I've proven it to myself. Working through a big problem, creating a long-term goal, and feeling empowered to take control of your own life is exhilarating. You're the author of your own story. You just have to pick up the pen, put it to paper, and start writing.

Feb 27, 2024

Paul Gallagher
Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher Quixotic Ventures

Hi I’m Paul Gallagher and a member of the Normal40. I found Lon on Linkedin via an acquaintance from long ago who quit the rat race to live on a boat. After I followed Lon for a while, I wanted to connect with others who share the same vision, and not having a group of friends who truly shared this idea, joined Normal40 to find those who did. Finding a group like this is invaluable. Listening to their stories and processes enables me to play the “what if” game with more substance. I can draw off their experiences but use Lon’s purpose driven approach as the backbone to get what I want. He challenges us in a great way, is direct in his talk and has narrowed all the possibilities down into an action plan. I’ve not joined a group before, or got on a zoom call with strangers outside of my job, but this new experience enable me to actually follow through on my ideas rather than wish. My mission is that I will develop my own 3 year plan, which includes publishing a book, preparing myself to quit the rat race and pursue my next career. I will use Lon’s exercises and constant push to hold myself accountable to myself. Everyone needs a push, I’m counting on Lon to do just that.

Feb 25, 2024

Cory Kehler
Cory Kehler

Facilitator and Coach

My name is Cory Kehler and I am a Normal 40 group member! One of the challenges that comes with making a big change in your life (The Trade) is all the questions you have to wrestle with. Here were a few of mine: 1. Is this all there is in life, and was I meant to live for something more? 2. Am I crazy to do this at this time in my life? 3. Am I the only one feeling like something is not right? 4. What am I not thinking about that I need to be considering? 5. Who is going to be in my corner when I get stuck or feeling like giving up? These are just some of the thoughts I struggled and even agonized over. Its these very questions that Lon and The Normal 40 Insider community were there to help me answer. They are there when you get off track and need help figuring out your next steps and then to support you all along the way! Thanks Lon for all your hard work and dedication to help people like me chart a path for the future and understand what matters most at the end of the day!

Mar 30, 2024

Scott Post, Normal40 Group #587. I have been thinking and planning on making #thetrade for several years. Although I was taking some action, I wasn't moving as fast as my heart wanted me to be. When I first started following Lon, I thought this guy gets what I'm feeling. I was letting fear hold me back and take the front seat, instead of my dreams and aspirations taking the lead role. Rambling with Lon helped me name and organize my feelings, and gave me some tangible things I could work on. I've now made #thetrade, and I am so glad I did. Thank you, Lon, for inspiring me along the way; count me in the 1000 dudes!

Apr 3, 2023

Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar

Managing Director, Woodside Capital Partners

I'm Ravi Shankar. I was an executive in a public company and I had reached out to Lon for some executive coaching. But my interactions with him led me to something way bigger and transformational - an exploration of what is it I wanted out of my 'short' life beyond material accumulation. The impact he has had on me can be summed by the question I (very) frequently ask myself: what's the trade? This question makes me evaluate if this activity / thought is the best use of my time and mental energy. And does it really matter? The 'trade' question has often given me so much clarity and made my life simple. As a result of my conversations with Lon, I have become a better person and leader. Thank you Lon, and now, you have only 999 more dudes to inspire! With love, Ravi

Jan 28, 2023

Joe Christensen
Joe Christensen

Owner/Service Engineer @ Twisted CNC Repair

Im Joe Christensen, Normal40 Group number #1381 and this is my Normal40 story. I came across my first post from Lon 6 months ago. As I read further it was really the first time I realized there were other people out there who felt the same way I did. For a few month I lurked in the background reading Lon's posts, wrestling with the decision of making the trade until I finally mustered up the courage to book a call. I was near the end of my journey, I had the financials figured out, my wife was on board. I tried for 4 months to give my notice and finally make the trade. I can't really put into words the positive impact my conversation with Lon had on me, but to put it into perspective... I had my first FREE 30 minute chat with Lon on November 9th of 2022, I gave notice to my employer I was leaving November 10th of 2022 and the day before Thanksgiving was my final day as a W-2 employee. The conversation with Lon was comfortable, natural, unrehearsed, and overall felt like two dudes just shooting the shit while getting into some pretty deep topics. I had the family, the house, the cars, and the money, but I definitely wasn't any happier. My life since meeting Lon and making the trade has been absolutely amazing. These past 2 months have been unbelievable and the time I am spending with my family doesn't have a price. If you haven't already I highly recommend setting up a time to chat with Lon, it might be the best decision you make all year.

Jan 28, 2023

Neil Soskin
Neil Soskin

Neil Soskin Commercial Real Estate Advisor

I am Neil Soskin and I am happy to be on the Normal40 road with Lon. I came across Lon on LinkedIn several months ago. I am a decade past my 40's and started my transition and trade 5 or 6 years ago. I have found Lon's story, observations and wisdom to ring true to what I have experienced. Lon's vulnerability and straightforward manner is refreshing and inspiring. He consistently provokes me to think differently or reinforce questions I continue to grapple with. I appreciate having him in the seat next to me on the journey. I am one of those 1,000 dudes as Lon inspires me to stay in the trade and appreciate it every day.

May 24, 2023

Marlon Kuhl

Marlon Kuhl

Partner @ Southern Potato Co.

I'm Marlon. Lon's posts started showing up in my LinkedIn feed about a year ago and they immediately resonated with me. We were in the middle of expanding our business which was really stretching my skills. After reading Lon's posts I quickly realized that it was not only my skills being stretched. I was going through a life transition and realizing that the time left with my kids living under the same roof as me is rapidly declining. I did a call with Lon and realized how much we had in common. I knew I needed some help. A guide. I engaged with Lon as a coach. Lon has helped me tremendously in regards to getting my leadership skills, business practices and time management to a place that I could not get to on my own. Lon has helped me realize my strengths and passions. This has helped me focus on leading from my strengths which in turn allows others to thrive in their careers while allowing me to take back something that had been missing in my life, time. I now value time and choose carefully how I spend it. Our relationships in life are really most important. Healthy relationships require the investment of time. The value of the coaching I have done with Lon is immeasurable. He has helped me grow my business and design my life around it. Past that, he and I have developed a deep relationship which I certainly hope will continue for the rest of our lives. If you are considering coaching with Lon, I would highly recommend it.

Jun 5, 2023

David Janes, Ph.D.
David Janes, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Global Citizens Initiative

The Trade is powerful. I cried at a few points. Your book is so amazing and now I need to build action from what I learned. I want to say thank you for writing it!

Feb 25, 2024

Kim Eikerenkoetter
Kim Eikerenkoetter

Area Manager

Hello my name is Kim Eikerenkoetter & this is my Normal 40 story. While reading random posts on my LinkedIn home page, I saw a post from Lon - someone I had never met but was drawn in by what he had to say. Here was a complete stranger telling his story which mirrored my own! I left a career that no longer served me and moved across the country without a plan, something I had never done before. After reading Lon's post I felt vindicated & knew I had done the right thing. I read Lon's post at a time when I was having second thoughts about my decision BUT, all doubt left my mind and confidence & determination entered! Lon's words certified that I had done the right thing for my sanity & peace of mind. I was able to schedule a web meeting with Lon to get more direction for my journey. He asked many probing questions and got to the root of what makes me "tick", why I was able to be successful in my prior career & what I have to offer with future employers. After our conversation I felt empowered, determined, and more confident that I have what it takes to successfully apply for, interview & be selected for a new career! Cocky is "I think I can" & Confidence is "I KNOW I CAN"! I've always had confidence but Lon gave me better ways to share that with potential recruiters to increase my chances of being selected!

Apr 18, 2023

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Paul Georgoff
Paul Georgoff

Founder and Chief Leadership Officer at 4MinuteLeader.com

Hello! I'm Paul Georgoff, #Normal40 number 1841, and this is my Normal 40 story. Like many of you, I was on what most would consider a traditional career path and found my way to (what I thought was) my dream job as the chief human resources officer of a financial institution. A lot of soul searching guided my wife and I to make the decision to move to Florida; and in that process I discovered Lon and the #Normal40 community...ultimately making the decision to launch my own business centered on executive coaching and leadership development (www.4MinuteLeader.com). It's been an absolute blessing to know there are others out there who are going through similar experiences; and facing challenges with a lot of dudes in your corner and "at the ready" has been incredible. Thank you to Lon and all of the members of the #Normal40 community!

Apr 11, 2023

Mark Nixon
Mark Nixon

Managing Partner at Veritas Medical Partners, LLC

Fellow #dudes, I recently wrapped a #ramble with Lon Stroschein. For those who've been inspired by his writing, or perhaps are just curious about the notion of #hardtrades, I encourage you to engage his content. The rat race of the #marketplace can fatigue your soul, and none of us want to become old men with nagging #regret. Our side of the species tends to compartmentalize personal stuff, especially as it relates to #posturing amongst our peers in professional settings. On that subject, I recommended a book to Lon, and he returned the favor with one for me. We'll speak again on this and other topics, and I'll be richer for the #experience. Among other things, #Normal40 is a community of men looking at the back 9 of their professional journeys. Fundamentally, we each want a #quality story to tell, on behalf of our #families and those we #serve. Lon is a dude in your corner, and one I hope you'll both #follow and #pursue. It's a privilege to call him my friend. His #work and genuine care for dudes is impactful, and our #wives and #kids become 1st-level #beneficiaries. CTA: https://lnkd.in/gcMHuesp Cheers buddy, Mark

Feb 25, 2023

Stuart T.

Stuart T.

Thanks, Lon. Your posts and now the #Normal40 thread has really resonated with me. I wan you to know how impactful you starting this has been for me.

Aug 14, 2022

Max M.

Max M.

Hi, I’m Max, Normal 40 Group #2093. A nebulous discontent had been gnawing on me for several years that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. Lon actually reached out and connected to me on LinkedIn and the algorithms did their job. I started seeing his posts pop into my feed, and I ended up scheduling a call with him. Lon is fantastic. He made me think and to question my assumptions about who I really am and what I should be doing. Lon mentioned in our call that I had several “firsts”; I know everyone thinks that their story is unique but I’m pretty sure mine is pretty far out there. I had to ponder his questions for several days and really dig deep and refine my perception of who I really am and where I want to go. Long story short, I was able to find my “why” after some deep reflection. In my case, it didn’t mean quitting my job or anything like that. It meant putting myself out there intentionally, and living into who I know I am, something I have known ever since I was a little kid. Thank you Lon. Thank you for your energy, your compassion, your guts, and your time. If you are on the fence about calling this dude, don’t think about it any more. This dude is in your corner.

Jan 18, 2023

Trevor Wiebe
Trevor Wiebe

Director of Lottery Operations and Security, State of South Dakota

I’m Trevor, Normal40 Group #1797, and this is my Normal 40 story. In April 2022, at age 50, I retired from a 23-year federal law enforcement career. It was something I thought about for some time but I was not sure it was the smart thing to do. But as I got closer to my eligibility date, it just seemed like something I needed to do even though I wasn’t sure what I was going to do next. 

Almost immediately after retiring, I came across Lon’s messages on LinkedIn and felt he was talking directly to me. I sent him a message letting him know how much I appreciated his vulnerability and messages. I have since kinda hidden in the background a little over the past few months allowing time to soak his messages and understand my feelings. It’s been about eight months now since leaving my career, and during that time, I worked at Sutton Bay Resort, where I farmed and maintained food plots throughout the summer and guided hunters this fall. 


Time in the tractor gave me time to reflect on the past and dream about the future. My goal was to focus on the future. It gave me the time and space to decompress and think about where I wanted to be. I like staying busy, being relied on, and being needed; therefore, I went back to searching for more of a long-term position. 


I recently started a new position as a Director of a State agency with a role completely different from my prior career. So there are new and exciting challenges to look forward to. I feel energized and excited about where I am at, and I look forward to the months and years to come. 


Lon’s coaching helped me change my mindset about work, position responsibilities, pressures from bosses, etc. I plan to be more intentional and focused on what I want and what’s good for me and my family, not the job. 


Work is important, but I don’t want it to control me as it did before. Having a positive and healthy mindset about work and what I want will help me be a better husband, dad, and friend. I’m moving forward, dude. 


Lon, #normal40, and the others sharing their messages helped me understand I wasn’t the only one looking for a change. I’m glad I stepped outside my comfort zone. 


 Thank you, Lon! 


I am one of the one thousand dudes you have inspired!

Dec 20, 2022

I found Lon and Normal 40 early, not sure what number but joined the group in March 2022. I'm past my 40s, actually in my late 50's. I was a late start in my current career path so I feel I'm at a similar stage as those in N40. When I first met Lon and started reading his posts, like a lot of us, felt he was speaking direclty to me. He's raising great questions we should be asking ourselves as we all look to make our lives more fulfilling and impactful. I've had the opportunity to have a one-on-one with Lon as well. He asks great questions, definitely has a servants heart and really cares about others. I look forward to being a N40 member for years to come.

Nov 23, 2022

Ryan Hyman
Ryan Hyman

Founder

Thank you, THANK YOU, for your fantastic inspiration and coaching. 


I recently moved my side gig, a consulting business, to become my entire focus. And I am absolutely loving it! 


Gone are the days when I have to drag myself out of bed! I'm writing my own story now, not appearing as a character in someone else's story!!


My favorite line from your posts: "You're going to ask for signs - omens - that affirms your path - Be open to the fact that this note may be the omen you seek." 


I'm now seeing signs everywhere that this is the absolute right move for me. 


One friend even commented: "I've been waiting for you to do this." 


 Thank you again for all you have done for me, Lon. 


I am one of the one thousand dudes!

Nov 21, 2022

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A friend referred me to Lon's postings. To say it was the right message at the right time is a true understatement. 


By the time I had reached out to Lon for coaching, I had already resigned from my Firm and decided to walk away from public accounting after 24 years. 


 I have had tremendous support from my network of friends and family. I know everything will be ok but there is still underlying uncertainty. I wanted to rush to figure this out, just like another task on my list. 


 Then I heard Lon say the words ... "It might feel irresponsible to use savings right now because you have believed it was for retirement. But what if you were really saving for this moment to truly make a change in your life to focus on having a greater impact?" That perspective changed everything for me.  It gave me my freedom back.


I am now starting day 3, and I am slowly starting to relax and give up my addiction to stress and having to always be frantic with things to do. I'm not there yet, but I feel the change starting. I also realized as I am talking to others with this new energy - and it is fantastic. 


I want to help more people start to wake up from this trance so many of us are stuck in.


Thank you, Lon. 


I am one of the one thousand dudes!

Sep 3, 2022

I’m Tom, Normal40 Group number 459, and this is my Normal40 story. 


I had read Lon’s posts highlighted by a couple of mutual acquaintances, so I started following. I recently had the privilege to speak with Lon one-on-one, and his enthusiasm for finding clarity, and committing to a course of action jumped out at me immediately. 


Through our short conversation, I gained insight into both my short-term objectives, and Lon encouraged me to keep asking myself questions about my purpose. 


Whether you are seeking a radical departure from your previous trajectory or seeking clarity on how to proceed, Lon's coaching and Normal40 is for you. 


This is my Normal 40 Story. And I own it!


I am one of the one thousand dudes Normal 40 has inspired to own my change. 

Aug 12, 2022

John Haar
John Haar

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

My name is John Haar and here’s my Normal 40 story. 


I’ve spent most of my professional career as an in-house lawyer. I had come to the “acceptance” that I was comfortable. Money-wise; professionally; personally. An amazing wife; 3 amazing kids. All was right with the world….or was it? Realizing (erroneously) that I was not a leader or was simply a “producer,” I accepted that my ultimate goal was not going to be achieved. 


Then, I started following Lon and reading his posts. And something started burning in my gut. 


Slowly at first. But after every post I read, the fire grew. Ultimately, I threw all of my inhibitions out the window; I intentionally put myself outside of my comfort zone. And, within about six months, I found my absolute dream position with, what I like to call, my perfect fit company. 


Listen, I’m terrified, every day!! Did I make the right decision? Is this what’s best for my family? Is moving halfway across the country a good idea? And, every day, I remain excited about this opportunity; about my company; and, about my future….that I chose to own!! 


I don’t have it all figured out, not even close!! But what I will tell you is that I haven’t felt this ALIVE in the past 10 years. It’s scary, it’s exciting, it’s paralyzing, and, it’s unbelievably liberating!! 


 Lon and Normal 40 made me think about ME again. I’d been so busy worrying about serving others and making sure others were happy, I forgot about me. 


After I made the change, my wife and kids commented about how much happier I was; more relaxed; and more present for them. 


 If you’ve got that fire that can’t be quenched; if you have a feeling of monotony or complacency, but you know there’s more, do yourself a favor: contact Lon; join Normal 40. And start preparing yourself to feel alive again. 


Thank you, Lon!! 


There is no possible way I can repay this debt of gratitude!!! This is my Normal 40 Story. And you’re damn right, I OWN IT!!


I am one of the one thousand dudes you have inspired to own their second half story. 

Jul 19, 2022

Tony M.

Tony M.

A good friend and mentor informed me about your page and literally everything you've said has resonated with me. Thanks for being the first that says exactly what I'm thinking.

Aug 14, 2022

Aaron P.

Aaron P.

Powerful perspective and while I am one that doesn't post comments, your messages do resonate.

Aug 14, 2022

Patrick C.

Patrick C.

Love the content and your mission. Very relatable. Just turned 40 last month and am pumped about what's ahead, just gotta sort through a couple things and find the right path.

Aug 14, 2022

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Kelly Bunde
Kelly Bunde

Co-Founder - Outpost Adventures & Outpost 1875

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My name is Kelly Bunde and this is my Normal 40 story. I can recall being in middle school and claiming aspirations of running a company. Fast forward and I found myself in my early thirties, having a job that alleviated a lot of the stress my husband had in terms of providing for our family. I can still remember the night he looked at me and pitched starting a business. There were no grand plans of quitting our day jobs. We took a step, then another, and three years later, we've started a second business, have sold an accessory dwelling unit, and are on the verge of our first season with a vacation glampground in Custer, South Dakota. The stakes are higher. We're older. Our day jobs changed. I've known Lon and been exposed to the progression of Normal 40 throughout our Trade. The first couple of years I could hear my husband and all the high-performing professionals I know who maybe wear golden handcuffs or simply have a different dream than the one they started twenty years ago. But if I'm being honest, this past year tested us. It hasn't been easy. It certainly wasn't free. We trade a lot of time, money, and resources to keep building our dreams. Lon's coaching, mentoring and content keep our Trade in perspective, give me confidence to #JFDS no matter how small it feels, and encourages me to show up for future Kelly. Thank you, Lon. You're on mission and it shows!

Feb 27, 2024

Keith Pochick
Keith Pochick

Middle School Science Faculty -- Providence Day School

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I'm Keith Pochick, and this is my Normal 40 story. I spent 20 years on the frontlines of clinical medicine as an Emergency Physician, and slowly, I developed a different, far less optimistic personality and outlook. When the thrill of competence faded and the moments of exhilaration became painfully infrequent, I began to wonder what was sustaining me professionally. I often thought about the times over my career that I was most excited to be physically present at work and was enjoying myself -- each time my mind went back to the instances and phases that I was able to teach. Whether I was guiding terrified interns at the bedside or preparing lectures for large groups of attending physicians, that was the part of the job that brought me the most joy. About 10 years ago, I was searching for more. So, I reached out to a high school science teacher at the school my kids attend. I came to help her students dissect cats, and I had so much fun with them that an awakening occurred. I wanted and needed to morph my career and life into something different. Over the course of the last 10 years, I sought out more opportunities to teach. I helped a friend and fellow ER physician teach suturing workshops to future health professionals; I got myself into the substitute teacher pool at my kids' school. Ultimately, I signed on as an interim 7th grade science teacher when someone needed to go on leave for a few months. The Trade had taken shape. I resigned as Medical Director of a pretty large urgent care system, and picked up only occasional clinical shifts. In the year that followed, I was offered a full-time teaching position in the middle school Science Department. Without hesitation, I accepted. A few months ago, Lon reached out to me via a mutual LinkedIn connection and former residency mate. We recorded a podcast together and it resonated with a few people. Lon is one of the most encouraging and honest people I've ever come across. There are moments and aspects of The Trade that just can't be sugar-coated, and Lon doesn't even try to sugar-coat them. There are days when The Trade is really hard on you and those around you. But for the rest of my life, I never have to languish and wonder if I could have done this -- to wonder if I had the courage, focus, and drive to become someone different. I know that I have it -- I've proven it to myself. Working through a big problem, creating a long-term goal, and feeling empowered to take control of your own life is exhilarating. You're the author of your own story. You just have to pick up the pen, put it to paper, and start writing.

Feb 27, 2024

Paul Gallagher
Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher Quixotic Ventures

Hi I’m Paul Gallagher and a member of the Normal40. I found Lon on Linkedin via an acquaintance from long ago who quit the rat race to live on a boat. After I followed Lon for a while, I wanted to connect with others who share the same vision, and not having a group of friends who truly shared this idea, joined Normal40 to find those who did. Finding a group like this is invaluable. Listening to their stories and processes enables me to play the “what if” game with more substance. I can draw off their experiences but use Lon’s purpose driven approach as the backbone to get what I want. He challenges us in a great way, is direct in his talk and has narrowed all the possibilities down into an action plan. I’ve not joined a group before, or got on a zoom call with strangers outside of my job, but this new experience enable me to actually follow through on my ideas rather than wish. My mission is that I will develop my own 3 year plan, which includes publishing a book, preparing myself to quit the rat race and pursue my next career. I will use Lon’s exercises and constant push to hold myself accountable to myself. Everyone needs a push, I’m counting on Lon to do just that.

Feb 25, 2024

Cory Kehler
Cory Kehler

Facilitator and Coach

My name is Cory Kehler and I am a Normal 40 group member! One of the challenges that comes with making a big change in your life (The Trade) is all the questions you have to wrestle with. Here were a few of mine: 1. Is this all there is in life, and was I meant to live for something more? 2. Am I crazy to do this at this time in my life? 3. Am I the only one feeling like something is not right? 4. What am I not thinking about that I need to be considering? 5. Who is going to be in my corner when I get stuck or feeling like giving up? These are just some of the thoughts I struggled and even agonized over. Its these very questions that Lon and The Normal 40 Insider community were there to help me answer. They are there when you get off track and need help figuring out your next steps and then to support you all along the way! Thanks Lon for all your hard work and dedication to help people like me chart a path for the future and understand what matters most at the end of the day!

Mar 30, 2024