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Moe and Jenna Abdou interview a highly influential roster of thought leaders, authors, founders, creatives, and senior executives to deconstruct the hidden insights that only those who are building breakthrough ventures can reveal.

Moe and Jenna Abdou interview a highly influential roster of thought leaders, authors, founders, creatives, and senior executives to deconstruct the hidden insights that only those who are building breakthrough ventures can reveal.
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Moe and Jenna Abdou interview a highly influential roster of thought leaders, authors, founders, creatives, and senior executives to deconstruct the hidden insights that only those who are building breakthrough ventures can reveal.








Taking The Work Out of Networking

Networking is a dreaded activity for many, still as power connector, Karen Wickre discusses with Moe, building an influential network is first and foremost about having a genuine interest in others.


Discovering The Strengths That Make You Special

LyAnn Chhay and Jenna kick off discussing her early drive achieving her goal of earning her college degree and creating the future she envisioned for herself. We chat about how she found her unique strengths, the surprising conversation she had with her boss that revealed the value they add to others’ lives and reaffirmed that when you pursue your passions you’ll be rewarded.Focusing on LyAnn’s journey at Poshmark, we rewind back to the early days when she joined as the company’s first team...


How Curiosity Helps You Achieve Bigger Goals

Evelyn Rusli and Jenna discuss how Yumi is helping families navigate nutrition for the first 1,000 days of their babies lives, which are more important than the rest of your life. We walk through Evelyn’s career as a journalist, beginning when she found out that Rusli isn’t her real last name and was inspired to question fundamental truths, to being a reporter in Jakarta and how the curiosity and persistence she relied on as a journalist have been essential to her success in life and...


How To Build Your Empathy Muscle

Sara Cullen and Jenna discuss how Gem created a real food vitamin by challenging what a vitamin looks like, how it’s made, and what’s inside of it. We walk through two of Sara’s key life experiences - living in one of the most developing parts of Morocco and backpacking across 15 countries - and how empathy transcended words enabling her to build meaningful relationships with the people she met despite not speaking the same language. We also chat about empathy as striving to see people as...


How To Invest In Yourself

Nicole Gibbons and Jenna discuss how she became a self-taught designer, founded a successful design studio, became a design expert on OWN and recently launched her new paint company, Clare. We focus on the importance of actively investing in yourself, cultivating a growth mindset, and how changing your words can change your life. We also chat about why time for yourself is the ultimate recharge and how taking a digital detox can help reveal the important things in your life.


How To Make Fulfilling Choices

Rothy's COO and President Kerry Cooper and Jenna discuss how to step into our agency to make energizing and fulfilling life and career choices. Reflecting on Kerry's career as a long-time senior executive, we chat about strategies to cope with stress, the weekly framework Kerry uses to align her priorities, and the importance of letting our minds wander.


How Being Your Authentic Self Increases Resilience

knix CEO and Founder Joanna Griffiths and Jenna discuss how self-acceptance and positive self-talk enables us to feel mentally lighter and increases our energy and ability to achieve our goals. We chat about the mindset shift that changed Joanna’s life, how deciding to fight for something bigger than herself made her “a woman on a mission,” and why our ability to make an impact begins with the courage to live our truth.


In The Groove Is Changing How We Talk About Aging

Susan Feldman and Jenna discuss her intentions to use In The Groove to acknowledge, celebrate and empower age-defying women. We chat about how to upgrade the aging conversation by focusing on creating community, seeking new experiences, and most importantly, having fun. We also discuss lessons on risk-taking and constantly iterating ourselves that Susan learned from her dad, who after having two successful careers earned his Masters at 80 to pursue being a painter.


How To Build An Enduring Partnership

Jessica Rolph, Rod Morris and Jenna discuss the different layers of creating and nurturing a successful partnership. We dive into important topics such as how to help each individual develop their identity within your company, the importance of being vulnerable and having honest conversations, especially when difficult, and consistently ensuring that everyone on your team feels acknowledged and appreciated.


How To Live Your Healthiest And Happiest Life

Amanda Haas and Jenna discuss her journey rising from an associate at Williams Sonoma to becoming their Culinary Director. We dive into Amanda’s mission to help people eat healthier and feel their best, her bestselling cookbook, The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook, and simple shifts we can make to build healthy habits. We then delve into Amanda’s 12 Life Tips including the importance of saying your dreams out loud, making the decision to only spend time with people who uplift you, and always...


From The Dish Room To The Board Room

CEO and founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR), Cameron Mitchell joins Moe Abdou to discuss his unrelenting path towards entrepreneurial success.


gorjana Founders On Using Change As A Catalyst

Gorjana, Jason Reidel and Jenna discuss how being adaptable gives us greater agency to create our desired outcomes, navigating the transitionary phase of change, and the importance of setting and respecting human expectations for ourselves. We also chat about why happiness is like a shooting star and its relationship to presence and success.


How Home Cooking Inspires Community and Connection

Euncie Byun and Jenna discuss Material’s mission to create “beautiful tools to inspire beautiful memories." Eunice highlights the importance of empowering home cooks and celebrating being them by focusing on the joy of cooking rather than striving for mastery. We chat about walking through open doors in life and being patient enough to reflect on our next chapter when it’s time to walk through new ones, how to show people we value them by being present and always taking time to ask them...


Tender Greens CEO On Embracing Your Uniqueness

Denyelle Bruno and Jenna discuss how Tender Greens is creating a new niche for fast-casual healthy restaurants and planting seeds to empower people to make health a habit. We walk through Denyelle’s innate desire to question norms and her own beliefs and why she always asks for the promotion before she’s ready.Denyelle also highlights why our unique strengths are the competitive advantage that makes us untouchable, the importance of asking for what we want and communicating our perspective...


How Food Network Helps Us Turn Meals Into Memories

Deb Puchalla and Jenna discuss Food Network and the Cooking Channel’s intention to inspire and empower home cooks with the insights and tools they need to gather their loved ones around a delicious meal. Deb shares a glimpse into her process of identifying great talent, why the chefs who become household names are the ones you want to share a meal with, and the question she asks everyone she works with to ensure they’re telling their story in its truest form. We also chat about our favorite...


A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

Headspace Chief Science Officer Megan Jones Bell and Jenna discuss how meditation empowers us to show up as the people we aspire to be by increasing our sense of presence and compassion and decreasing feelings of anxiety and stress. Megan walks us through simple ways to build our own meditation practices, shares what we should really expect when we meditate, and how cultivating awareness puts us in control of how we choose to perceive and respond to our daily experiences.


To Pixar and Beyond

Lawrence Levy - handpicked by Steve Jobs to lead Pixar's business - joins Moe Abdou to discuss turning a $50M money pit into a seven plus billion dollar sale to Disney.


Wisdom at Work

A bold & visionary leader, Chip Conley rejoins Moe Abdou to chronicle his experience as the Elder Statesman at Airbnb.


Changing The World One Steak At A Time

Chris, James and Jenna discuss how Porter Road is radically improving the meat industry by controlling the entire supply chain, setting and upholding strict quality standards, and revitalizing the sense of community of your local butcher shop.We chat about how to respond when life throws you curveballs, the importance of waking up every day with the intention of challenging yourself and striving to improve the world, and our duty to inspire and uplift each other doing so. Throughout our...


Seed Wants To Introduce You To Your Microbiome

Ara Katz, Raja Dhir and Jenna discuss how Seed is redefining health by helping us utilize our microbiome as a lens to not only improve our health but to recognize our interconnectedness with each other and the planet.Ara and Raja give us a primer on what we need to know about our microbiome, the impact its wellbeing has on our health, and share six strategies we can start practicing today to increase our gut health. We also discuss Seed’s efforts to equip a global community with the...