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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 23: Shannon Villalba - Holistic medicine therapies with HIME Wellness

8/13/2018
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Shannon Villalba is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and holistic health practitioner based in the Cincinnati area. During her bout with small cell cervical cancer, a rare and aggressive neuroendocrine cancer, she used many holistic and complementary medicine therapies in addition to traditional medical treatments. As a result of this journey, she created HIME Wellness: Healing through Inspiration, Motivation, and Education. HIME Wellness is a company that provides practitioners and the community at...

Duration:00:22:46

Episode 22: Katarina Garcia – Designing athleisure apparel for Katsey women

8/6/2018
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This episode features Katarina Garcia, a fashion designer & competitive tennis player who combined those passions to launch Katsey, her new athleisure apparel line for women ages 40 and older. Katarina discusses how she navigated the challenges leading up to her clothing line’s launch, and how she used LinkedIn to build business relationships with executives and venture capitalists, which ultimately led to a deal with the new fashion division of Amazon. She also shares her plans to use...

Duration:00:27:34

Episode 21: Tyler Jackson – Trove Branding Consultants and the power of social media

7/30/2018
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Tyler Jackson is the owner and founder of Trove Branding Consultants, a social media management agency that caters to entrepreneurs, brands, and corporations worldwide. In this episode, Tyler shares valuable digital marketing and branding advice for small businesses, recommends the books that have helped her strengthen her skills as a business owner and build her team, and the importance of being a lifelong learner. Learn more about Trove Branding Consultants at their website...

Duration:00:17:38

Episode 20: Roxana Radulescu – Building Your Skills is All Personal

7/23/2018
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Roxana Radulescu is a learning & development consultant who founded All Personal, where she provides coaching services for developing your personal skills (also known as “soft skills”). She is also the host of the All Personal podcast, which features stories about how people discover and use their unique sets of skills throughout their lives. On this episode, Roxana shares the importance of building your strengths & skills like muscles and how she manages the challenges of being a new solo...

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 19: Elena Deutsch - Giving Miserable Women Lawyers the WILL to Leave Big Law

7/16/2018
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Imagine you've invested years of your life in law school, landed a lucrative job at a prestigious big law firm, and … you absolutely hate it! What would you do? Elena Deutsch has a solution for women lawyers who find themselves in this difficult situation. Elena is an experienced executive coach and career consultant who founded WILL: Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law. She helps women lawyers leave big law firms for a career and life filled with greater control and satisfaction. Elena...

Duration:00:27:11

Episode 18: Lizy Dastin – Art and Seeking within the world of street art

7/9/2018
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Lizy Dastin is the owner and founder of Art and Seeking, a platform that bridges the gap between the mainstream art world to the unorthodox world of street art. Lizy shares how her idea for Art and Seeking came about during a low point in her life, why her business evolved its services from art-focused walking tours into a free digital archive of street art for the public and managerial support for artists, and what her craziest experiences have been while interviewing street artists. Learn...

Duration:00:42:27

Episode 17: Jeannette Wheatley - Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

7/2/2018
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After Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, Jeannette Wheatley spent 3 years volunteering with a charitable organization called World Hope for their hurricane relief efforts in Louisiana. Far from her home in Michigan and with a broken shoulder, Jeannette shares why she traveled to New Orleans to support hurricane victims, how she inspired businesses in her hometown to donate funds and materials to rebuild people’s lives, and how her faith in God led her to hear the call to volunteer...

Duration:00:25:45

Episode 16: Katharine Griffiths - Helping Companies Thrive by Embracing Gender Diversity

6/28/2018
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Katharine Griffiths is a telecommunications veteran with a passion for gender equality, who is helping companies thrive by embracing gender diversity. She shares what inspired her to build her brand around gender equality, the unique methodology she has developed to drive gender diversity, and how sharing stories and working through conflict can help women and men create lasting change. You can contact Katharine on her website at www.katharinegriffiths.com, via email at...

Duration:00:30:33

Episode 15: Conrad Agderian - At Conrad’s Concessions, Your Parties Are His Business

6/25/2018
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Conrad Agderian is the Founder and Owner of Conrad’s Concessions, a party equipment rental business in Bergenfield NJ. In this episode, he shares how he evolved his company from a side-hustle for “beer money” into a successful full-time business, why he left the 9-to-5 corporate working world behind to become an entrepreneur, and what he’s learned about providing excellent customer service and responding positively to negative feedback. You can contact Conrad at (201) 214-2125 or...

Duration:00:34:56

Episode 14: Avery Schrader - Helping Online Content Creators with Modash

6/18/2018
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Avery Schrader is the Founder and CEO of Modash, a startup based in Tallinn, Estonia. Modash helps current & aspiring online content creators (like photographers, filmmakers, writers & social media influencers) find opportunities to partner and collaborate with established brands. These opportunities help content creators grow, create and do what they love. In this episode, Avery discusses what inspired him to build a digital marketing start-up in a new country, how networking helps him...

Duration:00:32:09

Episode 13: Deborah Davis - Changing Public Perception of Disability through PUSHLivingPhotos.com

6/11/2018
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Deborah Davis is the Founder and Owner of PUSHLivingPhotos.com, a company that aims to increase photos and imagery of people with disabilities in the tourism, leisure and lifestyle mediums. She is also an accomplished speaker, trainer and consultant on the topic of Positive Disability Inclusion. In this episode, Deborah shares what sets her company apart from other stock image providers, how she helps empower people with disabilities through photo modeling and income-earning opportunities,...

Duration:00:29:12

Episode 12: Kyle Elliott - Finding a Job You LOVE (or at least tolerate) with CaffeinatedKyle.com

6/4/2018
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Kyle Elliott is the Career Coach behind CaffeinatedKyle.com, where he helps people find jobs they LOVE (or at least tolerate). On this episode, he shares how his diverse background in health education, public administration, mental health and LGBT+ advocacy helped him develop a coaching practice to guide people through their careers, while encouraging them to care for themselves along the way. We also talk about Kyle’s love of coffee (particularly Starbucks) and advice for being a good...

Duration:00:25:08

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...

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