Welcome to the Women at Halftime Podcast

Resources & ideas for those at mid-career or the halftime of life to maximize skills, resources and talent to pursue their goals and dreams to make their second half even better than their first.

Practical tools and principles for both business and life. A new episode comes out every Tuesday! We have one guest a month and both Greg & Deb are on together once a month--a treat!

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Mark Malbon

Mark Malbon

Retired "Big Four" Audit Partner and CFO

Deborah is equally adept at performing onstage or diving into technical IT details. A recent podcast with her talented husband Greg about cryptocurrency is another example of her wide-ranging skillset.



Apple Podcast  Review

"A Must Listen!" As a brand new listener, Deborah provides a fresh perspective on goal setting for any business owner!

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Apple Podcast  Review

"Very Insightful!" Great insight and very helpful

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  • Climb Every Mountain
    by Deborah on May 13, 2022 at 12:23 am

    Climb Every MountainThe song Climb Every Mountain is sung at the close of the first act of The Sound of Music by Mother Abbess. It is an inspirational piece used in many situations to encourage people to take every step in pursuing their dreams. The musical is based on the 1949 memoir of Maria von The post Climb Every Mountain appeared first on My Blog.

  • If Your Life is a Commercial, What are You Advertising?
    by Deborah on May 6, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    What are You Advertising?Many of us go along our merry way, living life and don’t often stop and think about the question: What are you advertising? The aim of a commercial is to have a memorable take-away to help you remember a product or service. What product or service are you advertising? Many of us The post If Your Life is a Commercial, What are You Advertising? appeared first on My Blog.

  • The Value of Trust in Our World Today
    by Deborah on April 30, 2022 at 10:55 pm

    Value of TrustThe value of trust is one indispensable quality that affects every relationship and situation in your life. There’s more of a seamless movement in our lives when there is trust. As a benchmark, from the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer, 22nd annual trust and credibility survey, nearly one out of two respondents out of The post The Value of Trust in Our World Today appeared first on My Blog.

  • Making a Difference in Your World
    by Deborah on April 8, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    Making a DifferenceWhen you think of making a difference what comes to your mind? Feeding a starving nation, providing clean water to communities, helping the homeless? The term making a difference has different meanings to different people, depending on personal circumstance, culture and relationships. The point to this article is that you can live your The post Making a Difference in Your World appeared first on My Blog.

  • Facing Your Fear from a Fighter Pilot
    by Deborah on April 8, 2022 at 10:46 pm

    Facing Your FearPicture yourself in an extremely intense situation and then imagine how you would respond when confronted with facing your fear. One of those intense situations could be sitting in the cockpit of a plane as a fighter pilot. To add to the intensity, now imagine that you’re being shot at. This happened to The post Facing Your Fear from a Fighter Pilot appeared first on My Blog.

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Discover Our Hosts

They met on a blind date, then married 4 1/2 months later. (They don't advise their kids to do this!) But they have survived many years of raising kids, balancing finances, reinvention and changing jobs and most recently, caring for aging parents.

 Deborah Johnson, M.A. 


International award-winning music artist, author and speaker. She loves to help others get unstuck with mindsets to reinvent their life and reach expansive goals. She can do all this while playing on a grand piano and singing!

 Greg Johnson, M. Div. 

 Guest Co-Host  1x month!

Former professional baseball player (Cleveland Indians-Triple-A), sales expert and registered financial advisor, Greg provides great insight and fun as a "Type B" to Deborah's "Type A" personality! Bonus: Yes, they've been married over 40 years so there's a lot to share!

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Recommended Books

The Summit Book-Front

The Summit

Journey to Hero Mountain: Available Hardbound, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook

To review a book like this one is a huge privilege BECAUSE it previews the multitude of readers who will be deeply challenged & inspired in their life journey to 'go big', to 'go beyond' to believe where others doubt and diminish their dreams.  -Naomi Rhode, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, Past NSA National President, Past President International Federation of Professional Speakers.

Women at Halftime Book

Women at Halftime

Principles for Producing Your Successful Second Half: Available Hardbound, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook

Deborah has provided women approaching their second season with a real life conversation and roadmap to move from stuck to success. An excellent read for all women.- Joyce Odidison, Founder, President Interpersonal Wellness Institute

Personal Development-Bad Code

Bad Code

Overcoming Bad Mental Code that Sabotages Your Life: Available Hardbound, Paperback, eBook

A good book for students, counselors, social workers, pastors and other people in the helping profession as they help people reframe or restructure the lenses they use to view and interpret life. -Jamie E. Mendoza, Psy.D.

Personal Development-Stuck

Stuck is Not a Four Letter Word

Seven Steps to Getting Unstuck: Available Hardbound, Paperback, Kindle

A "must have" book to move forward with your career and life at any stage! Deborah has a fresh way of putting a new spin on important concepts for your life and career with good application steps. Helpful bedside table book to review sections as you need them. -Peggy Duguesnel Malbon, International Recording Artist

Music for Kids Deborah Johnson

Music for Kids

When to Start Piano Lessons: Available Paperback, Kindle

Music Education is an important and worthwhile endeavor for any family, but most people don't know where or how to begin. I heartily endorse this book, which is the only one I've ever seen that succinctly and directly addresses many of the questions and concerns I frequently hear from parents who are interested in starting their children in their musical journey. -Laura Sullivan, Grammy Award® Winning Composer & Recording Artist