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I am an award winning journalist now producing content under my own company "Mendonsa Media". This podcast explores the world of innovators and entrepreneurs who tell us how they stay creative and get at their deepest work. Guests include celebrities like Jay Leno, authors like Cheryl Strayed and motivational speakers like Gair Maxwell

I am an award winning journalist now producing content under my own company "Mendonsa Media". This podcast explores the world of innovators and entrepreneurs who tell us how they stay creative and get at their deepest work. Guests include celebrities like Jay Leno, authors like Cheryl Strayed and motivational speakers like Gair Maxwell

Location:

United States

Description:

I am an award winning journalist now producing content under my own company "Mendonsa Media". This podcast explores the world of innovators and entrepreneurs who tell us how they stay creative and get at their deepest work. Guests include celebrities like Jay Leno, authors like Cheryl Strayed and motivational speakers like Gair Maxwell

Twitter:

@C_Mendonsa

Language:

English

Contact:

9167096152


Episodes

Episode 78 - Matthew Grishman "Financial Sobriety"

2/3/2020
Matthew Grishman is obsessed with challenging the status quo and conventional thinking. He was raised with Wall Street ideals and spent 20 years trying to acquire stuff and conquer the world. After a hard fall from grace in 2005, he began to develop new core beliefs about life, leadership, relationships, and money that ran very counter to my Wall Street upbringing. This author, speaker and innovator is now spreading his message of "Financial Sobriety" to help others by being raw and real...

Duration:00:30:34

Episode #77 Suzanne Somers

1/25/2020
My conversation with Suzanne Somers covers the span of her up and down, triumphant and tragic career and life through early success with Threes Company, her loss of that job when she dared ask for pay equity and her rise through Vegas, product lines and health activism. She appeared in the television role of Chrissy Snow on Three's Company and as Carol Foster Lambert on Step by Step and along the way, became a Las Vegas favorite and launched her business empire with the "ThighMaster". I...

Duration:00:42:12

#76 Dr. David Sinclair - Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To

11/24/2019
Dr. David Sinclair is author of "Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To" Dr. Sinclair was named one of Time Magazine's "Most Influential" people. This Harvard researcher reveals a bold new theory on why we age and talks to Cristina about his cutting edge research on how to extend our lifespans. He also reveals something about himself not heard in any other interview.

Duration:00:31:21

#75 - Lisa Thee High Tech Entrepreneur

11/15/2019
High tech entrepreneur Lisa Thee joins us to talk about creating an AI assisted app to help prevent human trafficking, child pornography and school violence. Lisa talks about a life changing event she experienced while traveling overseas...what shocked her into taking the leap into her own business.

Duration:00:33:06

#74 - Jason Redman - The Trident & The Pivot

10/31/2019
Jason Redman is a retired US Navy SEAL and NYT best selling author. He speaks and trains and motivates all over the country, telling his story of discipline and resilience while helping his clients develop those skills in their own professional lives. His upcoming book "Overcome" will be available in bookstores on December 9th and is available for pre-sale through his website: JasonRedman.com

Duration:00:38:38

Valorie Burton - It's About Time #73

10/10/2019
Modern life has evolved in a way that sets us up for stress, pressure, and overload. Valorie talks to Cristina about how to choose the meaningful over the urgent in a world where that is becoming harder than ever to do. Burton is the author of twelve books on personal development, founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and an international speaker on resilience and happiness.

Duration:00:29:14

Episode #72 Harry Dent

9/9/2019
He's raw and unfiltered but Harry Dent will always let you know whats on his mind. This writer/economist has been predicting the boom and bust cycles of the global economy since the 1970's and talks with Cristina about all things 2020, geopolitics, the election and the emerging economic powers to watch in the next few decades.

Duration:00:43:14

Dr. Suvrat Bhargave: A Moment of Insight #71

9/2/2019
Affectionately known as "Dr. B" for his "relatable expertise", Psychiatrist, Dr. Bhargave is highly sought after to lecture locally and nationally on a broad range of topics pertaining to personal growth, effective parenting, relationship satisfaction, and mental health conditions. His new book is called A Moment of Insight: Universal Lessons From a Psychiatrist's Couch

Duration:00:30:31

Jenny Blake - Pivot Again! Episode #70

8/18/2019
"After launching in 2016 as the top career pick by Axiom Best Business Books, Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One by Jenny Blake is now the go-to career development framework for forward-thinking organizations, pivoters, and entrepreneurs." I chat up Jenny again on all things life-balance, career-choice and how to get what you truly want in life

Duration:00:30:40

Blake "The Beast" McKernan - Episode #69

7/28/2019
Blake "The Beast" McKernan - Episode #69 by Cristina Mendonsa

Duration:00:36:14

Dr. Zubin "ZDoggMD" Damania Episode #68

6/17/2019
From medical issue song parodies to hitting back hard on the anti-vax movement, Dr. Zubin "ZDoggMD" Damania takes no prisoners on the most serious topics in healthcare today. This Stanford doctor turned his comedic side hustle into a movement to change healthcare. He created Turntable Health which was an ambitious urban revitalization health care movement funded by the CEO of Zappos.com. With his weekly show, "Incident Report", he uses humor to skewer some of the more offensive, ridiculous...

Duration:00:38:39

Charlie LeDuff - Episode #67

6/4/2019
Detroit reporter Charlie LeDuff has a manic energy, a provocative storytelling style and is a great conversationalist. We jump from immigration to global trade, to local news and where life as a reporter has taken him. His new is book, "Sh*t Show, The Country is Collapsing...And The Ratings Are Great". Charlie is always raw, never boring and insightful on so many topics.

Duration:00:42:34

Kate White - Cosmo Boss to Suspense Novelist -Episode #66

5/3/2019
All of those sexy headlines...Cosmopolitan Magazine is the international magazine that set a new standard for discussion of relationships, sex, health, careers, self-improvement, and celebrity. For 14 years Kate White led the brand as Editor-in-Chief. She is now the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of thirteen novels of suspense: eight Bailey Weggins mysteries and five standalone psychological thrillers, including The Secrets You Keep. Her next suspense novel, Such a Perfect...

Duration:00:34:16

Disrupt Yourself! Whitney Johnson - Episode #65

4/20/2019
Whitney Johnson is a leading thinker on driving corporate innovation through personal disruption. You’ve heard this word a lot but with Whitney, we’re going to get into disruption innovation as art, not only in your professional life but your personal life too. Whitney Johnson is a former award-winning stock analyst on Wall Street...she is a coach for Harvard Business School's Executive Education Program and the author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work...

Duration:00:38:14

Kathy Ireland Episode #64

4/8/2019
Kathy Ireland is best known as a supermodel in the 1980's and 90's but as a businesswoman, she has surpassed that success 10 fold. Kathy Ireland Worldwide has made her one of the wealthiest former models in the world and 2 billion in products carry her company's brand. From furniture to pet products to diamonds, Kathy Ireland's products span the lives and tastes of all demographics. Her philanthropic pursuits include a dedication to education, disease research, and HIV/AIDS. She is funny and...

Duration:00:26:38

Kathy Ireland - Episode #64

4/8/2019
Kathy Ireland - Episode #64 by Cristina Mendonsa

Duration:00:26:39

Get Social with Alejandro Reyes -Episode #63

3/31/2019
One of the pioneers of social influencing in Sacramento, Alejandro Reyes is back in his hometown for a visit and shares insights on building your tribe, creating content people will actually watch and how to effectively use social for your business. I profiled Alejandro 10 years ago for a project I produced for the Centers for International Trade and he's only grown his skills since then. Take a listen and if you're interested in more, he's offering a free master class in social influencing...

Duration:00:21:21

Dawn Cannon- FinelyOrganized.net Episode #62

3/12/2019
Dawn Cannon- FinelyOrganized.net Episode #62 by Cristina Mendonsa

Duration:00:30:41

Tim Thompson of RevThink.com

3/4/2019
Tim Thompson is the CEO of RevThink.com, a consultancy for creative entrepreneurs. He's worked on huge films and award shows and now he helps others position their careers for maximum impact. He's also developed a model called, "The Four Stages of a Creative Career" which can apply to professionals in any industry.

Duration:00:34:31

Susan Packard - Co Founder of HGTV Episode #61

2/25/2019
She was co-founder of Home and Garden Television and helped shape the movement of content at HGTV, CNBC and The Food Network. Susan Packard now writes, speaks and coaches men and women in business. Her new book is FULLY HUMAN -3 STEPS TO GROW YOUR EMOTIONAL FITNESS IN WORK, LEADERSHIP, AND LIFE We chat about emotional fitness, creativity, why its all blue skies for content creators and the changing landscape of D2C media.

Duration:00:22:01