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My guests are leaders from varied businesses and perspectives from around the world. They generously share their business, health and life expertise and stories to help my listeners grow their business, improve their health, and shift their perspectives. Did you get that means free coaching just by listening? Yes, this is a business podcast, but listeners say it is more like sitting in my living room listening to a chat with friends. Incredibly accomplished friends but friends! The show is not about perfection but rather how you can embrace all of you to have the business and life you want

My guests are leaders from varied businesses and perspectives from around the world. They generously share their business, health and life expertise and stories to help my listeners grow their business, improve their health, and shift their perspectives. Did you get that means free coaching just by listening? Yes, this is a business podcast, but listeners say it is more like sitting in my living room listening to a chat with friends. Incredibly accomplished friends but friends! The show is not about perfection but rather how you can embrace all of you to have the business and life you want

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My guests are leaders from varied businesses and perspectives from around the world. They generously share their business, health and life expertise and stories to help my listeners grow their business, improve their health, and shift their perspectives. Did you get that means free coaching just by listening? Yes, this is a business podcast, but listeners say it is more like sitting in my living room listening to a chat with friends. Incredibly accomplished friends but friends! The show is not about perfection but rather how you can embrace all of you to have the business and life you want

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English

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Episodes

One Woman's Journey From Tech to Helping Others with Intention - Pat Alva-Kraker

2/9/2021
Pat Alva-Kraker has dedicated her life to helping other's learn the power of intention to transform their lives. She has written a beautiful book, Katherine's Quest: One Woman's Journey to Elation, to show how intention, in all we do, can make the journey through life one of, well elation. Take a listen as Pat shares her journey and how you can begin adding intention into all aspects of your life. I had several big ahas when Pat shared a few questions she suggests we all ask ourselves and...

Duration:00:59:06

How to Sell Your Business - John Warrillow

1/31/2021
To some, selling your business is a sellout and that you should build a business for legacy and pass it on to your family. To others, before you even open the doors of your business you should have a plan for how you're going to sell the business and every day in business be growing it to sell it. I don't think it matters what other people think you should do with your business. I think what matters is what you want to do with your business. And that may change overtime as well. Whether you...

Duration:01:05:04

Tech, Women, Success and Lifting All Up - Nicole Scheffler

1/31/2021
Does the definition of success change based on the industry you're in or your gender? There are stories that go around that say that women don't support women yet from all the interviews I've done, and my experiences in the tech and business worlds, I've found that that is not the truth. I found that more women support women then we are led to believe. My guest today lives and breathes her philosophy that success is not about external trappings and that if we learn to get clear to determine...

Duration:01:01:04

Pocket MBA - Harry Brelsford

1/18/2021
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Do you need an MBA? Or rather do you need the expertise that somebody who has not only gotten an MBA but has also run multiple successful businesses and helped other entrepreneurs launch grow and sell their businesses can share? Wouldn't it be great to have in one place, the foundational pieces to every successful business? This episode features Harry Brelsford who not only has an MBA and a few other degrees but has done all of the above. On this...

Duration:01:01:22

Future Widow and Answers to Questions You Didn't Know You Had - Jenny Lisk

1/7/2021
Widow. The word conjures up so much loss and sadness. You are given that title when you lose someone you loved very much and planned a life with forever. A life you certainly never expected to change dramatically when your husband gets diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and dies eight months later. How do you recover from that with any sort of grace when you have two kids to take care of and a life to rebuild that looks different than you expected it to? Jenny Lisk created the...

Duration:01:02:44

Discover Your True North - Anne Bruce

1/1/2021
Anne Bruce joins me today to talk about how anyone can discover their own personal True North to help you have your best life possible. She shares how it is never to late to live your calling, how courage is more than you think it is and you have more of it then you think, and how competencies don't always lead to your vocational calling. She shares her 1 question she asks herself to keep her eye on her true north. The conversation on this episode is a great way to lead into your new year,...

Duration:01:00:25

Self, Faith, Love and Labels - Splintered Grace Hosts - Bonnie Violet, Tina Frank

12/25/2020
My Christmas week show is, at the end of the day, about love. I was honored to have Bonnie Violet and Tina Frank say yes when I asked them to be on my show. Their story is a powerful one about how love is more powerful than any barrier if you choose to allow it into your heart first. Take a listen as Bonnie Violet and her aunt share how they came back together after almost 30 years apart because of labels and how they had defined each other based on outside factors. This is a heartfelt and,...

Duration:01:09:19

Producing, Writing and Why Authentic Matters - Joel Friedman

12/22/2020
Joel Friedman left Madison Avenue in NYC to go from Ad man to Executive Producer and writer in Hollywood. Along the way he learned that being authentic matters, being found while being not being authentic will always bite you back (he is authentic but not so some who have auditioned for him), and why he wants to produce something with "legs." On this episode Joel shares with me how he has embraced the changing world and face of TV, what drives him, and how to get your message out there...

Duration:00:56:30

Resiliency, Worry Windows and Mind over Moment - Anne Grady

12/8/2020
I love Anne Grady. Talking to her is like getting a PhD is how to build and recognize resiliency. Her life experiences give her massive credentials to speak to her topic of Resiliency no matter how bad life hits you. On this episode Anne Grady shares answers to my questions about resiliency and productivity. That one hit home for me which is why I asked the question and you might be surprised by the answer she shared. We also discuss the benefit of a worry window, why it is important to...

Duration:01:00:03

Improving Memory is not a Trick - It Matters - Chester Santos

12/5/2020
Monkey, iron, rope, house, paper, shoe, worm, envelope, pencil, river, rock, tree, cheese, dollar A list that makes no sense but a list I still remember that Chester Santos, the International Man of Memory, challenged me with to show how anyone, instantly, can learn to remember things and keep remembering them. I did this show live on November 24 and still remember them, because of the tips he taught me on the show, on December 4th. How does one become a world famous memory master and...

Duration:00:58:41

Success Comes in All Shapes and Sizes - Find Yours - Christine Kane

11/19/2020
Frustrated because you want to build your success your way versus the traditional way of thinking? Wondering if it is possible to lead your business from idea to success with heart and soul and some sound business strategy foundations? The answer to those questions lies with my guest, Christine Kane, author of The Soul Sourced Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Uplevel You. As a successful songwriter and musician she learned that it is possible to have your career, your way, and to have...

Duration:01:08:03

Lessons Learned Turning Around Businesses - Steven Kaufman

11/10/2020
Wouldn't it be great if you never had to "turn your business around" because your business was failing? What if you knew what the warning signs were, or better yet, never had to worry about them because you designed your business to to weather any changes and you knew what to look for as early warning signs? No one can design a business to weather any changes without impact but what you can do is learn how to monitor your business and minimize the ups and downs. You can even learn to be...

Duration:00:57:03

Telling Your Brand Story Doesn't Have to Be Hard - Ira Gostin

11/1/2020
Learning how to tell the story of your brand is often the key to success yet it often feels like the hardest thing to do for many entrepreneurs. Perhaps it is the vulnerability that may come from sharing your creation story? Or perhaps the lack of clarity of what your brand stands for or who you created your brand to serve? Or maybe, it is as simple as you do not know how to put into words what you do? Ira Gostin has been helping companies tell their brand stories for decades. First as a...

Duration:01:07:45

A New Way to Be An Entrepreneur - Terry Brock

10/25/2020
Forget everything you thought you knew about being an entrepreneur. What if you could have the life and business you want? It really is possible says Terry Brock and he lives and breathes what he preaches. With the launch of his new "agoropreneurs" movement Terry took the time to share with me, and you my listeners, why the idea of an entrepreneur is ripe for change. He shares how and why the time is now to let go old thinking and embrace being "uncommon" while taking responsibility for...

Duration:00:58:57

Marketing is Not Overhead and other Wisdom from a Marketing Superstar - Heather K Margolis

10/12/2020
Marketing is not a dirty word. Done well, marketing aligns your business goals with your client goals and greats a stream of satisfaction across all business departments and end user resources. So why do many think that marketing is a dirty word? Heather K. Margolis is a serial entrepreneur who lives and breathes marketing and believes that when marketing is done well it lifts a product and company up. If you have a product or service and no one knows its value to them then is it really a...

Duration:00:56:18

Customer Service, Tootsie Rolls and World Domination

10/3/2020
Mike Faith, CEO of headsets.com shares how he built a business that has become renowned for its fanatical attention to customer service and how he pivoted it to become poised to take over the world of headset design and sales. Headsets.com started out as a discounter of other companies office headsets and now 40% of their business is selling headsets they design and manufacture. They are known for their raving fans and their word of mouth advertising and also for their boxes having tootsie...

Duration:00:51:17

Copywriting, Pretending to be a 50 year old man as a mixed-race woman, Writer's Block Begone

9/27/2020
Writing copy to sell things is a science. Writing that same copy in a voice that does not even match your age, race, nationality and more is an art. Making that same copy wildly successful is similar to the difference between me trying to play the piano and Mozart. Carline Anglade-Cole is a copywriting Mozart. She is able to switch faces and voices with apparent ease while writing copy that converts to sales for her clients. Her copy doesn't just convert once though. It keeps converting...

Duration:00:59:00

Do you have Other-Dependent Self Esteem? - Patricia Noll

9/19/2020
I recently had a client say he wasn't sure what happiness is for him and that it was something that could never be achieved. That it was a moving target. That got me thinking since I've felt happy most of my life with bouts of sadness woven in when loved ones passed or something else happened. But even then, I had a core of happiness. So what is happiness and does it matter where it comes from? Patricia Noll wrote a powerful book, Good With Me, A Simple Approach to Real Happiness from the...

Duration:01:01:03

How to Confidently Handle Crazy Hard Things In Life - Colonel Deb Lewis, (Ret.)

9/16/2020
There is a lot of stress in the world today. Some we interpret as good stress and others bad stress. Either way it is stress and it impacts the body and our relationships. What if you could learn how to change your response to stress? Learn how to have stress not sideline you or your family and business? Colonel Deb Lewis, (Ret.) has lived a life filled with stressful choices that she chose. Think 1st female graduating class at West Point, commanded in Iraq and responsible for a $2 billion...

Duration:01:05:48

Brad Parks - Interference, Quantum Physics and His Purpose as a Writer

9/2/2020
On the launch day for his new book, Interference, Brad Parks shares his love of physics and writing and how he weaves facts so his fiction reads more like reality. We had a laugh filled conversation filled with non-spoiler moments if you have not read his book yet. I don't often interview fiction writers but I always say yes when Brad is launching a new book. This one is especially intriguing to me as a science geek. Brad's multi-layered plot lines, and characters that have depth to them,...

Duration:01:00:57