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Welcome to the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast, where we share extraordinary stories from everyday people. Each episode features inspiring stories of life and creativity, triumph and struggle. I interview people who are starting their own businesses, giving back to their communities, and working with exciting new technologies to advance our world. We also talk about specific ways that our listeners can help support them and their work, so that their stories can continue to evolve. Who knows, their stories may even provide you some extra inspiration to develop your own talents and passions!

Welcome to the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast, where we share extraordinary stories from everyday people. Each episode features inspiring stories of life and creativity, triumph and struggle. I interview people who are starting their own businesses, giving back to their communities, and working with exciting new technologies to advance our world. We also talk about specific ways that our listeners can help support them and their work, so that their stories can continue to evolve. Who knows, their stories may even provide you some extra inspiration to develop your own talents and passions!
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Welcome to the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast, where we share extraordinary stories from everyday people. Each episode features inspiring stories of life and creativity, triumph and struggle. I interview people who are starting their own businesses, giving back to their communities, and working with exciting new technologies to advance our world. We also talk about specific ways that our listeners can help support them and their work, so that their stories can continue to evolve. Who knows, their stories may even provide you some extra inspiration to develop your own talents and passions!

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Episodes

Episode 11: Sara Holoubek - Open Innovation at Luminary Labs

5/21/2018
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This episode features Sara Holoubek, the CEO and founder of Luminary Labs, a consultancy that develops strategies and innovation systems to help Fortune 500, government, and nonprofit organizations thrive in the face of change. Sara discusses Luminary Labs’ groundbreaking work in open innovation, which brings together, guides and incents people and organizations to solve the “thorny problems that matter” in society, such as stemming chronic disease, closing the skills gap, rethinking the...

Duration:00:29:04

Episode 10: Lauren Magura - Diverse Hiring in Film & TV with Cinematcher

5/14/2018
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Lauren Magura is the founder of Cinematcher, a matchmaking app that enables diverse talent to hire and get hired for film, TV and digital projects instantly and globally. In this episode, Lauren shares how she got the inspiration to create Cinematcher, her skills that help her succeed as an entrepreneur, and how she is growing and diversifying Cinematcher's reach and impact. You can contact Lauren at Lauren.Magura@cinematcher.com, visit www.cinematcher.com to download the iOS app and sign up...

Duration:00:20:06

Episode 9: Christine Gritmon - Social Media Strategy for Small Businesses

5/7/2018
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Christine Gritmon is the founder of her own social media consulting company, Christine Gritmon Inc., which helps small local businesses strategically connect with their community of customers where they already are: social media. Most of her clients are based in NY in Rockland County and Westchester County. On this podcast she shares how her previous 3 careers helped prepare her for business ownership, the hard lessons she learned during her first year in business, and how she has...

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 8: Barbara Monahan - From Corporate to Cleric

4/23/2018
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What if you knew your true calling from an early age, but you were forbidden to pursue it? This was the situation that Barbara Monahan faced for most of her life, until a year of illness and loss fueled her to finally fulfill her life's purpose. On this podcast, Barbara shares her journey from Corporate to Cleric: how she made the transition from a long career in the corporate world to fulfill her true calling as a minister, spiritual director, author and coach. You can contact Barbara on...

Duration:00:27:04

Episode 7: Kristal Murren - Bossy Girl Leadership

4/16/2018
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What would you do if your greatest talents were suddenly taken away from you? My guest in this episode, Kristal Murren, had over a decade of experience in leading leaders, cultivating organizational cultures and training trainers -- then her successful career was interrupted by a car accident that turned her life upside down. Kristal will talk about what happened, how she reclaimed her old strengths and developed new strengths during her recovery, and how she found the courage to fulfill...

Duration:00:34:11

Episode 6: Yvonne Connolly - Ageism in the Job Search

4/2/2018
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In this episode, Yvonne Connolly shares her experience with ageism in her job search: what it looks like, the impact of ageism, and advice for dealing with age discrimination as a job seeker. She also talks about her #100DaysofHelp social media campaign to connect job seekers to employment opportunities, resources and support. Yvonne shares what she is looking for in her next role, and we discuss the importance of mentoring, company culture, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. If you...

Duration:00:33:44

Episode 5: Anna Pilette - Robotics & Drone Technology

3/19/2018
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This episode features Anna Pilette, a Geophysicist and a Technologist out of Portland Oregon. Anna shares her experience working with robotics and drone technology, her thoughts on the future application of this technology, and how she brings her scientific experience together with her artistic interest through her art company, Atomic Dumpling Media. She is also looking for a role working with a drone manufacturer. Learn more about Anna at her website www.aspilette.com . Anna’s bio: For...

Duration:00:16:54

Episode 4: Fennie Wang - Blockchain & Social Impact

3/5/2018
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This podcast features Fennie Wang from the ixo network, a nonprofit organization that uses blockchain technology to create social impact. A lawyer by trade, Fennie discusses how she pivoted her career from traditional securities law to blockchain, the impact of a chance introduction to Ross Ulbricht (the infamous founder of the Silk Road darkweb market), and how her latest project with UNICEF uses blockchain to improve attendance tracking in South African preschools. You can find more...

Duration:00:25:50

Episode 3: Shobha Vanchiswar - Mukta Jivan orphanage in India

2/19/2018
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This episode features Shobha Vanchiswar, a writer and artist in New York who is leveraging her talents to help children halfway around the world. Together with her daughter, niece and friends, she is supporting the education of HIV positive girls at an orphanage in India called Mukta Jivan. Shobha talks about how she first got started by bringing school supplies and money to the orphanage, then expanded her support to build and fund a music program there, and how she uses her artistic and...

Duration:00:24:49

Episode 2: Lynn Urlaub - Cuddle Spoons

2/5/2018
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How can a pair of spoons change people’s lives and support a community? In today’s episode, we answer these questions with Lynn Urlaub, the owner of Cuddle Spoons – the fun and functional spoons that are easy to hold and make adorable gifts for everyone! Lynn shares the story of how her partner Ken created Cuddle Spoons after he became disabled, how the spoons are helping people with disabilities feed themselves and be more independent, and how their business is raising funds to support...

Duration:00:24:21

Episode 1: Petal Pennycooke - Executive Right Hand

1/22/2018
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This episode features Petal Pennycooke, the Founder and Chief Executive Right Hand of Executive Right Hand, a premium provider of support to C-suite executives who are in transition in their careers. Executive Right Hand offers a wide range of services tailored to the unique needs of its senior executive clients, making their career transitions seamless. We'll learn how Petal got the inspiration to start Executive Right Hand, how she is growing her business, what she has learned along the...

Duration:00:25:34

Welcome to Beyond 6 Seconds! (Podcast Trailer)

1/17/2018
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This is an introduction to Beyond 6 Seconds, the podcast that shares extraordinary stories from everyday people. In this busy world, we make first impressions very quickly. For example, advertisers are starting to compete for our attention with 6 second ads. One study even claims that recruiters only take about 6 seconds to review a job applicant’s resume and make a judgment about their skills! In a world where things just seem to be speeding up, how do we slow down enough to get past...

Duration:00:02:29

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