Leigh Martinuzzi



Hello Gang, here is my short bio. I am passionate about life and try only do things that have purpose- this hasn't always be the case. This is why The Hidden Why exists. It has been created out of inspiration and as I take my own journey into personal transformation I want to share all that I learn with my audience. I hope you can tune in and have a listen to some of my solo shows and episodes in which I interview inspiring guests. Peace, passion and purpose.


  • 1037 Ron Baker - Bright Lights, Big Empty

    20/05/2022 Duration: 29min

    Bright Lights, Big Empty IN THE EYES OF THE PUBLIC, RON BAKER HAD ALREADY BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS, performing over sixty lead roles in operas and Broadway shows around the world. However, on the inside, he felt empty and insecure. Something important was missing from his life. Then, a chance encounter on a bus changed everything. What follows is an epic saga of spiritual empowerment like no other and in this conversation Rob shares some of his wisdom. Enjoy! Guest Bio. Ron is the founder of a School of Self-Mastery who has already helped thousands of people open to surprising levels of fulfilment and purpose. He has inspired millions to come together for 15 worldwide events, led from sacred sites around the world. Whether teaching people to create profound intimacy in their lives or activating their 12 power centers for a direct connection to Soul…

  • 1036 Jim Zimring - Partial Truths

    13/05/2022 Duration: 39min

    Partial Truths A great question, "What is Science?" In this episode, I get the honour to speak with Jim Zimring as he helps answer some great questions about science and Truth. Jim has authored two books in the area of science and human cognition, with the goal of bringing these topics out of the classroom and to a broader audience. Jim has shared fascinated insights that will leave you thinking about science and life. Enjoy! Books by Jim Below Partial Truths: How Fractions Distort Our Thinking What Science Is and How It Really Works Connect with Jim here. Guest Bio. James Zimring is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Virginia where he holds the Thomas W. Tillack chair of experimental pathology. He pursues basic and translational research in the field of transfusion medicine and blood biology. Dr. Zimring has an M.D. and also a Ph.D. in Immunology, both awarded from Emory University, and has published over 165 research articles in his field of study. In addition to his scientific researc

  • 1035 Jon Lieff - The Secret Language of Cells

    05/05/2022 Duration: 47min

    The Secret Language of Cells Our cells are talking. Right now, both your inner and outer worlds are abuzz with chatter among living cells of every possible kind—from those in your body and brain to those in the environment around you. From electrical alerts to chemical codes, the greatest secret of modern biology, hiding in plain sight, is that all of life's activity boils down to one thing: conversation. Jon explains very simply how our cells are all interconnected, how they communicate and why it's so important for the mind, body and spirit. A wonderful conversation. Enjoy! Connect with Jon here. Guest Bio. Dr. Jon Lieff is a neuropsychiatrist with a BA from Yale University and an MD from Harvard Medical School. Known as an innovator in several branches of psychiatry, he pioneered the development of integrated treatment programs for elderly, medically ill, and brain-injured patients, combining medical, psychiatric, and neurological treatment. He was president of the American Association for Geriatric Psy

  • 1034 Glen Campbell - Conscious Leadership

    24/04/2022 Duration: 37min

    Conscious Leadership Glen is on a mission. His purpose is to awaken leaders to their true higher Self with the ambition to create a 'new breed' of conscious leaders. Building upon clarity and focus on who they are, why they're here, and what needs to be done are achieving higher levels of success in a world where chaos, confusion and devastation have never been greater. This is an awesome and deep conversation that will inspire us all to connect more deeply within with efforts to tap into the energy of our higher self. Guest Bio. Even at a very early age, I was fascinated with people who led others, and I aspired to be like them. I quietly observed, studied and copied. I wanted to be that kind of person but didn't know-how. But of course, I've learnt a great deal since then about how to be the 'new breed of leader, an 'Alchemist' of business and life. And that all started by 'going within' and discovering my true higher self, or best self-identity. READ MORE HERE

  • 1033 Devin Burke - The Sleep Advantage

    24/04/2022 Duration: 41min

    The Sleep Advantage You're probably already aware, that optimising sleep is the missing link to unlocking health and longevity. In my conversation with Devin, we discuss his book The Sleep Advantage and how we can optimize that precious time to win our days. It all begins with reducing our stress and Devin guides us through three key areas relating to our psychology, physiology and environment. A podcast well worth listening to with many great tools to help you improve your sleep. Pick up a copy of The Sleep Advantage here. Guest Bio. When I set out on my personal journey to discover how good my body and mind were designed to feel over a decade ago, I had no idea that sleep would be such an essential foundational piece of the puzzle. In January 2011, I embarked on a two and half month backpack trip through Europe which changed the course of my life forever. I was on course to become a doctor of physical therapy and it was on my adventure that I had time to really think about what I wanted and who I wanted

  • 1032 Ashish Goel - Drawing on Courage

    08/04/2022 Duration: 26min

    Drawing on Courage In this episode, I speak with Ashish Goel about his book Drawing on Courage. It's a practical, illustrated guide to overcoming the challenges of creative work, including where to start, how to give or get feedback, when to change direction, and how to stand up for what matters. Courage is a journey and it is via greater self-awareness will be able to take the courage to lead a life with greater purpose. Enjoy! Connect with Ashish here. Guest Bio. Ashish Goel has launched and run design divisions for multiple international companies.
 He is an entrepreneur, designer, former teaching fellow and a collaborator on the Stanford 2025 project. He is the former head of design at Zomato (India's larger-scale Yelp!). He currently runs Boca, his sparkling water start-up, and advises some of India's top technology companies on design and product management.

  • 1031 Dom Farnan - Conscious Leader

    08/04/2022 Duration: 32min

    Conscious Leader Dom is the founder and CEO of DotConnect, a company dedicated to finding the best people for high-achieving companies. She has dedicated her life to recruitment and after many years of hard work, she found herself burnt out. She made a pivot and more recently she discovered the benefits of being more conscious - she became a conscious leader. Her company now has over 90 staff and helps many other companies and leaders reach higher levels of consciousness in the workplace too. This is her story, well worth a listen. Connect with Dom here. Guest Bio. Dom Farnan is the Founder and CEO DotConnect, where they find exceptional people for high-achieving companies. DotConnect has a team of 85 employees and has recruited for leading organizations such as the National Football League (NFL), Snapchat, Samsung Next, and Zendesk. Dom graduated early from high school and immediately started her recruitment career at the age of 17 after a neighbor got her an opportunity to work in the HR department of t

  • 1030 Andrew Binns - Corporate Innovation

    04/03/2022 Duration: 30min

    Corporate Innovation Innovation used to be seen as a game best left to entrepreneurs, but now a new breed of corporate managers is flipping this logic on its head. These Corporate Explorers have the insight, resilience, and discipline to overcome the obstacles and build new ventures from inside even the largest organisations. In this interview with co-author Andrew Binns, we explore how all companies and organisations can make innovation shine within. Connect with Andrew here. Guest Bio. Andrew Binns is a co-founder of Change Logic, a Boston-based strategic advisory firm. He works with CEOs, boards, and senior teams as they lead significant business change. His goal is to help organisations liberate their potential to excite the world with innovation. Andy has 25 years of consulting experience as both an external and internal consultant for McKinsey & Co., the IBM Corporation, and Change Logic. At IBM, Andy was deeply involved in the Emerging Business Opportunity program, for which he received an award fr

  • 1029 Chris Lynam – The Choreography of Customer Service

    04/03/2022 Duration: 41min

    The Choreography of Customer Service Customer service is a lot like dancing. You can sit on the sidelines, go through the motions, or take the time to learn. In this interview I speak with Chris Lynam who will give you the moves to stand out. Great insight! Guest Bio. Chris Lynam is a small business owner, father of five, and the author of the book The Choreography of Customer Service. While most business books are written from the perspective of the board room, his point of view comes from the ballroom. As a professional dancer, teacher, and worldwide trainer for Arthur Murray International, Chris's book reveals the secrets to high touch customer service for you and your business.

  • 1028 Maryon Steward - Managing Menopause

    04/03/2022 Duration: 24min

    Managing Menopause This is a fairly insightful conversation and an important one, even for us men. I speak with Maryon Steward about her latest book Managing Menopause. In it Maryon shares her Natural Menopause Solution that a woman can take immediately to feel better right away. She explains to me in layman terms how the women's biological system and hormones work and how both men and women can aid some of the issues associated with it. Connect with Maryon here. Guest Bio. Maryon Stewart is the author of Manage Your Menopause Naturally and 27 other books. A world-renowned healthcare expert, she has helped tens of thousands of women around the world overcome PMS and menopause symptoms without using drugs or hormones. In 2018 she was awarded the British Empire Medal and was recognized as one of the 50 most inspirational women by the Daily Mail.

  • 1027 Dr Bob Lahita - Immunity Strong

    03/03/2022 Duration: 51min

    Immunity Strong There is a biological force within the body that wants you to live to old age. While conventionally this force is known in medicine as the immune system, Dr. Bob calls it: “The Biological Soul.” In this interview, I explore the human immune system with Dr Bob and his latest book Immunity Strong. In understanding the immunity system better may we better promote longevity and overall happiness to life. Connect with Dr Bob here. Guest Bio. Robert G. Lahita MD, PhD (“Dr. Bob”), Director of the Institute for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Disease at Saint Joseph Health in Paterson, New Jersey. Dr. Bob is the ultimate expert on Covid and the vaccines and is consulted constantly by media across the globe including Reuters, Newsmax, Fox Business, Fox News, NBC Now, MSNBC, EWTN and CBSN. Dr. Bob has been editor or associate editor of several medical journals, the author of more than 150 scientific papers, and written or edited 14 books, including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, which is now in its 6th editio

  • 1026 Billy Price - From Wheelchair to Footwear

    04/02/2022 Duration: 30min

    From Wheelchair to Footwear Billy is the co-founder of BILLY Footwear, a shoewear company that was started after suffering a spinal cord injury as a teenager. They currently are doing over seven figures in revenue with 20+ full-time employees. This is a conversation with Billy about his entrepreneurial journey. Guest Bio. As a teenager, Seattle native Billy Price suffered a spinal cord injury and became paralyzed from the chest down, losing the ability to move his fingers. Daily tasks became difficult, but using his creative mind and unyielding spirit, he never gave up. He continued on, facing life's challenges with tenacity and determination. Born out of a need, BILLY Footwear was founded on the principle of inclusion and perseverance. Along with co-founder Darin Donaldson, Billy strives to add value to the lives of others and make a measurable difference in the world, one foot at a time.

  • 1025 Vix Munro - Money Mindset

    03/02/2022 Duration: 26min

    Money Mindset Today's feature guest is Vix Munro. The Topic is MONEY MINDSET. Let the show begin. Guest bio. Vix Munro is an entrepreneur, author, money enthusiast & eternal optimist. She’s passionate about money, investing, crypto and the economy. Her mission is to help women step into their financial power and become money savvy in life and in business. She believes we all have the ability to transform our money mindset, rewrite our money story and become financially empowered. Vix is a Kiwi and knows what it’s like to arrive in a new country with only £30 in your pocket.

  • 1024 Liz Wiseman - Impact Players

    28/01/2022 Duration: 44min

    Impact Players A lack of fulfilment in the workplace is not a product of overwork but perhaps a lack of challenge and IMPACT. People desire to be engaged and challenged. They want to feel that they are using their full potential... stretching, learning and growing! Work that is uninspiring or unengaging leads to a lack of fulfilment. On top of this, being that we spend the majority of our time at work this lack of fulfilment can come home with us. Liz discusses why it's important to challenge workers and how. Wouldn't it be better to be excited about going to work and energised after leaving work? Guest Bio. Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, and Impact Players: How to Take the

  • 1023 Fred Joyal - Superbold

    21/01/2022 Duration: 34min

    Superbold Boldness is a superpower! Fred Joyal hasn't always been Superbold, he had to learn it. Actually, Fred started as an extremely shy person, too timid to even make a called call. Now he has no trouble standing up in front of thousands of people to do a presentation. In this conversation, we talk about Fred's book Superbold in which he's put together a systematic, step-by-step approach that can take you to a surprising level of boldness in as little as 90 days. Ready to stop living a life of regrets and missed opportunities? It’s all possible - faster than you think. Guest Bio. Fred Joyal is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and business advisor. He co-founded the most successful dentist referral service in the country, 1-800-DENTIST. He has previously written two books on marketing, has dabbled in standup and improv comedy, acted in bad movies and excellent TV commercials. His latest book, Superbold: from Under-confident to Charismatic in 90 days, was just released in October. He once beat Sir Richard

  • 1022 Mikki Willis - Plandemic- Fear Is the Virus. Truth Is the Cure

    20/01/2022 Duration: 50min

    Plandemic: Fear Is the Virus. Truth Is the Cure. In this episode, I interview Mikki Willis about his work and a book that he has written about the incredible true story of the most banned documentary in history. The great awakening! Guest Bio. American independent filmmaker Mikki Willis is respected globally for exposing corruption at the highest levels of government, politics, education, business and medicine. In 2005, he launched Elevate Film Festival, a global competition that challenged filmmakers to focus on the good news and solutions of the world. This one-of-a-kind show holds the title of "The World's Largest Single Screen Film Event." Following a three year tour, the festival morphed into Elevate, a cause driven film production company. Since then, Elevate has created hundreds of breakthrough productions, including the most viewed and censored documentary of all time, Plandemic. With well over one billion views to date, Plandemic also set a world record for the largest documentary livestream, hostin

  • 1021 Paul Bloom - The Pleasures of Suffering & the Search for Meaning

    14/01/2022 Duration: 38min

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  • 1020 Scott Danner - Freedom Street

    13/01/2022 Duration: 43min

    Freedom Street In this interview, I discuss Scott's book, Freedom Street. His journey and lessons learned on how to live a rich life. Living your legacy and owning your future is about understanding your core values and then designing your life around that. A motivational conversation that will help you get on track and realize your dreams. In the end, discipline equals freedom. Guest Bio. Scott Danner is the CEO of Freedom Street Partners, a practice that supports financial advisors in their next career step and helps them explore all available paths to secure a fulfilling future. After fifteen years of practicing on an employee platform, Scott founded Freedom Street and took it from $0 to $2 billion in assets under management in just five years. Scott is the co-founder of the Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival and enjoys traveling the country with his wife to watch their two sons play soccer.

  • 2019 Brendan Borrell - The First Shots

    14/12/2021 Duration: 01h10s

    The First Shots In THE FIRST SHOTS—currently under development for an HBO limited series with superstar director and producer Adam McKay, Brendan draws on his exclusive and high-level access to weave together an incredible story about the hard-driving scientists, billionaire entrepreneurs, and chaotic political power players who shaped 18 pandemic months of fear, resolve, and triumph. Brendan and I enjoy a healthy conversation about his research and some of the controversy and confusion surrounding the pandemic. The First Shots: The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine Guest Bio. BRENDAN BORRELL is an Outside magazine correspondent and has written on science, health, and business for The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, National Geographic, Wired, and the New York Times. Borrell lives in Los Angeles, and The First Shots is his first book.

  • 2018 Shaahin Cheyene - Amazon Mastery

    07/12/2021 Duration: 24min

    Amazon Mastery In this episode, I speak with Shaahin about how Amazon Mastery. Not everyone is made out to become successful entrepreneurs and Shaahin shares his wisdom on the keys to success. We also go speak at length about how we can use Amazon to create financial freedom. A passionate conversation with a man that's had a great deal of success creating a highly profitable business and also helping many others create success online. Guest Bio. Shaahin is considered one of the leading global minds on what’s next in e-commerce, Amazon and the internet. He is described as the “Willy Wonka of Generation X” by the London Observer and Newsweek and is one of the most forward thinkers in business – with his Amazon Mastery Course he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early on the Amazon platform to help others understand how these shifts impact markets and consumer behavior.

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