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Prosperity 101 Podcast hosted by Linda J Hansen

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As a business owner, do you ever wish your employees understood the economic challenges you face as a job provider? Do you see them pulled towards public policies that will negatively impact your business and their jobs? Through interviews with nationally known thought leaders, policy experts, and small business owners across the country, listeners are encouraged, empowered, and equipped to educate employees on the economic realities of job creation and the benefits and responsibilities of living in a free society. This can lead to increased employee loyalty, engagement, and retention, and to an increase in civic awareness. The podcast series is created and hosted by Linda J. Hansen, an experienced political and business strategist, consultant, coach, author, and speaker. Connecting Boardroom to Breakroom™ and Policy to Paychecks™, the podcast and all Prosperity 101™ materials are designed for business leaders who care about prosperity for their employees, their business, and our country. You will learn something new from each exciting guest and you will be motivated to speak up for the principles that make our nation prosperous. Subscribe today!

As a business owner, do you ever wish your employees understood the economic challenges you face as a job provider? Do you see them pulled towards public policies that will negatively impact your business and their jobs? Through interviews with nationally known thought leaders, policy experts, and small business owners across the country, listeners are encouraged, empowered, and equipped to educate employees on the economic realities of job creation and the benefits and responsibilities of living in a free society. This can lead to increased employee loyalty, engagement, and retention, and to an increase in civic awareness. The podcast series is created and hosted by Linda J. Hansen, an experienced political and business strategist, consultant, coach, author, and speaker. Connecting Boardroom to Breakroom™ and Policy to Paychecks™, the podcast and all Prosperity 101™ materials are designed for business leaders who care about prosperity for their employees, their business, and our country. You will learn something new from each exciting guest and you will be motivated to speak up for the principles that make our nation prosperous. Subscribe today!

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As a business owner, do you ever wish your employees understood the economic challenges you face as a job provider? Do you see them pulled towards public policies that will negatively impact your business and their jobs? Through interviews with nationally known thought leaders, policy experts, and small business owners across the country, listeners are encouraged, empowered, and equipped to educate employees on the economic realities of job creation and the benefits and responsibilities of living in a free society. This can lead to increased employee loyalty, engagement, and retention, and to an increase in civic awareness. The podcast series is created and hosted by Linda J. Hansen, an experienced political and business strategist, consultant, coach, author, and speaker. Connecting Boardroom to Breakroom™ and Policy to Paychecks™, the podcast and all Prosperity 101™ materials are designed for business leaders who care about prosperity for their employees, their business, and our country. You will learn something new from each exciting guest and you will be motivated to speak up for the principles that make our nation prosperous. Subscribe today!

Language:

English


Episodes

Be Part of the Solution, Not a Silent Part of the Problem – with JR Penry

2/24/2021
Are you frustrated with government policies? Do you feel like elected officials ignore your needs? Do you wish they would listen to you and not just to violent activists or media pundits? Do you ever feel helpless to bring about positive change? If so, then be sure to listen as Linda interviews JR Penry from National Write Your Congressman (NWYC), a non-partisan organization dedicated to providing tools for constituent voices to be heard. Learn ways to impact policy so you can become an...

Duration:00:43:45

Privately Protecting Safety, Security, and Sane Policies – with Kent Stark

2/17/2021
We’ve all seen those mysterious men and women in dark suits and sunglasses, speaking into lapel pins or cufflinks as their eyes scan purposefully around the room. We have also seen courageous firefighters and authoritative security guards risking their lives during natural disasters or in areas of unrest. Did you know that not all of these brave individuals are government employees? There are many private companies providing these valuable services. In this episode, Linda interviews Kent...

Duration:00:42:09

Policies for Growth and Giving Back – Changing the Narrative – with Nicole Wolter

2/10/2021
Have you ever been in a sink-or-swim situation? That is what Nicole Wolter faced as she, a minority woman with little to no manufacturing experience, took over leadership at her family’s business, HM Manufacturing. Learning from the ground up, she has led the company from near bankruptcy to amazing growth and profitability. She is now a respected leader in the manufacturing industry, and generously gives back to her employees and community. What drove her? What narrative is she hoping to...

Duration:00:45:19

The Significance of #85454 – Never Again - with Jonny Daniels

2/2/2021
A number. Not a name. Destined for death in a concentration camp. Who was #85454, and how does his life impact yours today? Every day is Holocaust Memorial Day to those who were fortunate enough to survive, and in this episode Linda interviews Jonny Daniels, Founder of From the Depths, an organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, serving survivors and their families, and educating young people with truth about that dark time in history. We may think we are immune from...

Duration:00:55:45

Ping-Pong Policies and the Effects on Energy, Jobs, and the Environment – with Tom Pyle

1/27/2021
Energy. Jobs. Environment. These are important areas of focus for every citizen and elected official, yet how we choose to address them varies. Amidst media noise and ping-pong policies from politicians, it can be easy to lose sight of facts. Listen as Linda interviews Tom Pyle, President of Institute for Energy Research and American Energy Alliance, to learn some behind-the-scenes facts regarding pipelines, treaties, and more. Don’t let yourself be tossed back and forth from fact to...

Duration:00:38:41

How to Think, Not What to Think – with Kristina Vourax

1/19/2021
In our age of readily available information, it may be easy to assume people gain critical thinking skills, wisdom, and self-discipline through simply ingesting voluminous amounts of information. However, as current culture indicates, there is a difference between knowledge and wisdom, and from acting or reacting. How do we educate young people to think critically, judge wisely, and be self-disciplined, responsible members of a free society? Teaching how to think, not what to think is a...

Duration:00:42:24

How Did We Get Here? Culture in Chaos – Linda J. Hansen

1/14/2021
In the age of cancel-culture, you may feel like millions of Americans who are looking around in dismay as it seems wrong has become right, up is now down, and words that were perfectly fine a short time ago have now become points of division. How did we get here? Contrary to some media reports, this has not been caused by one single politician or elected official. The cause is much deeper. In this episode, Linda shares from a small book, The Children's Story, written by James Clavell. The...

Duration:00:37:32

What’s the Answer? Freedom! – with Hugh Hewitt (The Electoral College)

1/5/2021
Freedom! How do we protect it? In this episode, well-known broadcast journalist, author, and syndicated radio show host, Hugh Hewitt, discusses with Linda the importance of the Electoral College, the role of the United States Senate, and other constitutional safeguards to our liberty. As a respected lawyer and Constitutional Law professor, he brings to life the founder’s intent as they set forth to create a plan for government that would allow our nation and individual citizens to prosper....

Duration:00:36:53

How Can We Pivot and Prosper in the New Year? – with Joe Delagrave

12/29/2020
To celebrate the first year of the podcast series, Linda highlights an episode that was a listener favorite. The interview with US Paralympian, Joe Delagrave, inspires us all to face our own challenges and opportunities with renewed hope, wisdom, and grace. As health challenges, isolation, grief, civil unrest, pandemic politics, business lockdowns, and economic losses dominated 2020, how can we pivot and prosper in 2021 by turning obstacles into opportunities and hardships into triumphs?...

Duration:00:54:29

My Christmas Wish – Linda J. Hansen

12/23/2020
It’s Christmas Week 2020 - The year that will be remembered as one of the most unusual and challenging years of our lifetimes. The holiday season reminds us of what is most important: faith, family, friends, and the freedom to be together. This year has brought pain to many. Our hearts ache as lockdowns and quarantines have separated us from our loved ones. Many families are grieving lost loved ones who will never again be joining at the holiday table. Business owners, and the employees...

Duration:00:05:41

Enough is Enough! Stand Up! Open Up! – with Larvita McFarquhar

12/16/2020
Thomas Jefferson once said, “When tyranny becomes law, rebellion becomes duty.” Little did he know that operating a small, family-owned business would one day become an act of rebellion in his beloved country. In this episode, Linda interviews Larvita McFarquhar, a courageous, single mom who is a minority business owner in a small town in Minnesota. She only wants to provide for her family and serve her community through her small businesses. Yet, her governor has mandated lockdown orders...

Duration:00:44:47

Modern Day Monument Men – with Dale Kooyenga

12/8/2020
You may be familiar with the book or popular movie, Monuments Men, but did you know we have brave men and women currently serving similar roles in our Armed Forces? Who are they? What do they do? Why does it matter to you, your job, or your freedom? In this interview, businessman, legislator, and Army reservist, Dale Kooyenga, shares with Linda fascinating information on how our military has helped preserve cultural artifacts important to our nation and to countries around the world. Listen...

Duration:00:34:41

Makeup America!® - with Randa Fahmy

12/1/2020
Do you know where your favorite products are manufactured? Why does it matter to your job, your health, or to our national security? In this episode, Linda interviews Randa Fahmy, the founder of Makeup America!®, a beauty company that reflects the American Spirit of independence and freedom. Randa works to educate people on the importance of Made In America policies, and she sets a bold example for business leaders as she donates a portion of profits to pay down the national debt. Listen to...

Duration:00:54:39

Lobby for Yourself! – with Julie Vojtech

11/24/2020
What does it mean to “lobby” and how can you do it for yourself? Policy decisions are made at local, state, and national levels that affect you every day. How can you be an advocate for the policies that matter most to you, your business, your family, and your health? Listen as Linda interviews Julie Vojtech, a health care lobbyist and natural health advocate. Her professional background, personal health crisis, and resource recommendations will help you to be an educated advocate for better...

Duration:00:44:46

Your Rights Did Not End – Stand Up for Them! – Linda J. Hansen

11/18/2020
If we look back into history, we can see how citizens gradually became conditioned to accept new rules or regulations to “protect their safety” or “promote the common good.” Like frogs in pots of boiling water, nations have fallen as citizens failed to recognize when leaders were incrementally stripping away their liberties. The United States Constitution still guarantees basic rights to Americans, despite the pandemic and inconsistent and unreasonable mandates on citizens. What can you do...

Duration:00:11:03

Democracy or Mediaocracy? – with Dick Morris

11/10/2020
Mediaocracy. Is this now the system we use to elect our presidents? In this episode, Linda interviews Dick Morris, well known political expert, author, and news commentator. Dick used the creative term to describe what he feels has happened as we are processing results from our presidential election. Recorded on November 9, 2020, as votes were still being counted and recounted, Dick gave detailed insights into specific incidences of voting irregularities and illegal processes discovered in...

Duration:00:26:53

It’s a Republic - Will You Join the Fight to Keep It?

11/6/2020
Election week. America is in the midst of counting and recounting ballots to ultimately decide who will be our president and the leader of the free world. Much is at stake - not only for our country, but for the world. We have a republic, but can we keep it? Many people are alarmed at what they are watching unfold. They have begun to realize that they must get in the fight to save our country. Will you? © Copyright 2020, Prosperity 101,...

Duration:00:13:45

What’s the Answer? Freedom! – with Hugh Hewitt

10/28/2020
Freedom! How do we protect it? In this episode, well-known broadcast journalist, author, and syndicated radio show host, Hugh Hewitt, discusses with Linda the importance of the Electoral College, the role of the United States Senate, and other constitutional safeguards to our liberty. As a respected lawyer and Constitutional Law professor, he brings to life the founder’s intent as they set forth to create a plan for government that would allow our nation and individual citizens to prosper....

Duration:00:35:48

Hope and Your Vote – What’s the Election Connection? – with Nathan Naidu

10/22/2020
Hope. It’s a lifeline. How can your vote provide hope to those less fortunate in our country and around the world? People need true hope – not the kind promised by a government program that creates dependency, but the kind that comes from policies and programs that encourage independence, individual freedom, and prosperity. Hospitals, religious and educational institutions, orphanages, adoption agencies, and homeless shelters are just some types of non-profit organizations that seek to serve...

Duration:00:45:47

It’s About Direction, Not Personality - Immigrant Insights with Elena Z.

10/13/2020
America is known as a melting pot. We are a nation of immigrants and native-born citizens, all brought together under the banner of freedom. In this episode, Linda interviews Elena Z., a woman who was born in Soviet Russia and immigrated to our country from Ukraine. She knows what it is like to live without liberty and under oppression. She and her husband came to America for freedom and opportunity, and her love for this country and her concern for our nation’s future are both challenging...

Duration:00:41:04