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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 37: Malavika Vivek – Girls Make Apps

11/19/2018
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Malavika Vivek is the cofounder of Girls Make Apps, a U.S. nonprofit she began as a high school junior in 2016. To date, Girls Make Apps has inspired hundreds of girls and women from middle school through college to enter the world of tech through free workshops, programs and hackathons across the country from New York to California, and has worked with educators to improve computer science education in public schools. Some of Girls Make Apps’ partners have included Spotify, Google and...

Duration:00:33:03

Episode 36: The Evolution of Beyond 6 Seconds

11/12/2018
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In this mini-episode of Beyond 6 Seconds, our host Carolyn Kiel shares her blog post about why she started podcasting and what she’s learned since publishing the first episodes at the beginning of this year. Check out her written post on the Parrot Content + Copy blog at https://www.parrotcontent.com/single-post/2018/10/30/Beyond-6-Seconds .

Duration:00:05:38

Episode 35: Deborah Tan-Pink – How resilience and grit can beat bullies and grow your career

11/5/2018
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Deborah Tan-Pink is the Head of Content at SmartUp, an edtech startup focused on microlearning for corporate employees. She spent a decade in publishing before deciding to venture into entrepreneurship and technology. On this episode, we talk about how Deborah built her resilience and grit during her school years, when she was bullied by both students and teachers – and how she used that resilience and grit to rise quickly from intern to Editor-in-Chief at Cosmopolitan Singapore, with...

Duration:00:29:18

Episode 34: Jake Melton – Minimalism, Simplicity and “Cutting the Crap”

10/29/2018
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Jake Melton is a keynote speaker, author and change expert who focuses on minimalism and simplicity. As the Founder of the J.B. Melton Group, LLC., he helps organizations streamline, improve people processes, find peace, reduce stress, increase organizational effectiveness, and embrace change in a demanding workforce. He also helps people minimalize their lives and find greater purpose and fulfillment in their businesses, families, teams, etc. by simplifying and "cutting the crap." In this...

Duration:00:31:01

Episode 33: Dave Sanderson – How to thrive after your personal plane crash moment

10/22/2018
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Dave Sanderson was traveling on a business trip on January 15th, 2009. The trip would change his life forever – because Dave was a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549, also known as “The Miracle on the Hudson” piloted by Captain Sullenberger (“Sully”). On this episode, Dave talks about what it was like to survive the crash itself and how he was able to grow from this traumatic experience. He also shares several practical strategies that anyone can use to grow and thrive after their own...

Duration:00:32:43

Episode 32: Tiffany Pham – You Are a Mogul

10/15/2018
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Tiffany Pham is the Founder & CEO of Mogul, an award-winning worldwide online platform that enables women to connect, share information, and access knowledge from each other. She is also the author of You Are a Mogul, the top 10 best-selling business book that describes her experience with forging her own path in an age of disruption – and advice for how you can do it too! In this episode, Tiffany shares her incredible journey: her childhood move from Paris, France to Plano, Texas (before...

Duration:00:26:19

Episode 31: Bob Sager – Innovation, entrepreneurship and finding your BIG Idea

10/8/2018
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Have you ever wished you could be more creative and come up with the next “big idea” for your business (or your life in general)? My guest on today’s episode, Bob Sager, helps people discover and unlock this ability within themselves. As the founder of SpearPoint Solutions LLC, Bob is a consultant and trainer on how to use innovative thinking to create practical solutions for business and life. Bob describes how the lessons he learned early in his career fueled his success as an...

Duration:00:38:15

Episode 30: Carin Rockind – Empowering women to reclaim their happiness & uncover their purpose

10/1/2018
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Carin Rockind is a leading happiness expert, motivational speaker, and the creator of PurposeGirl, a movement to empower purpose-driven living. She has taught thousands of people real-life strategies to reclaim their happiness and live to their fullest potential of success and well-being. On October 18th, she is launching the first annual Women's Global Happiness Day (www.womenshappy.com) in over 50 cities worldwide, which will raise awareness of the women’s depression epidemic and bring...

Duration:00:45:41

Episode 29: Kenn Day – Finding Connection with the Communal Soul in Business

9/24/2018
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Kenn Day is a professional Shaman based in Cincinnati, Ohio. An internationally recognized lecturer, educator, and author with over twenty-five years’ experience exploring the mysteries of the human spirit, Kenn helps companies and organizations rediscover the healing power of deep connection with the collective soul. This work activates true problem engagement that brings about transformations essential to wellbeing and productivity. Kenn describes what a professional shaman does, how his...

Duration:00:32:57

Episode 28: Kim Foster Carlson – Good Enough

9/17/2018
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Kim Foster Carlson is an award-winning broadcast journalist, athlete and author of the book "Good Enough: How to Overcome Fear of Failure and Perfectionism to Live Your Best Life." In this episode, Kim shares why she wrote this book for millennials, who have been called “the most anxious generation”, and how her message has resonated with Baby Boomers too. She describes her own struggle with perfectionism throughout her career, and how she discovered the importance of trying new things and...

Duration:00:19:14

Episode 27: Adrienne Garland -- Supporting women business owners with She Leads Media

9/10/2018
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Adrienne Garland is the founder and CEO of She Leads Media, a boutique marketing consultancy and conference production company serving women-led businesses. She also runs the She Leads Annual Conference, which brings together new and experienced women entrepreneurs to share business tools, resources and advice that help level the playing field for women-led businesses. In this episode, Adrienne describes the resources that women entrepreneurs need to build and finance their businesses. She...

Duration:00:28:14

Episode 26: Femi Opaneye – A harrowing journey to entrepreneurial success

9/3/2018
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Femi Opaneye is the Founder and CEO of Linked Optimization, which helps businesses generate B2B leads and sales through LinkedIn. He is a successful entrepreneur today -- but he almost didn’t survive to get to this point. On this episode, Femi opens up about his difficult career journey, and the years of pain and struggle that preceded his success: working as a self-described “dreadful employee” in investment banking, losing his job, struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts,...

Duration:00:34:54

Episode 25: Dr. Ginny Baro - Fearless Women at Work

8/27/2018
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Dr. Ginny Baro is the CEO and founder of Fearless Women @Work, an executive coaching and career strategy company. She is also the #1 bestselling author of “Fearless Women at Work,” a motivational speaker, and a leadership expert. On this episode, Ginny shares her own story of immigrating from the Dominican Republic as a child, being the first person in her family to go to college (and then going on to earn her MBA and PhD) , her 26-year corporate leadership career in IT, and how her divorce...

Duration:00:41:37

Episode 24: Steven Riecker – An epic journey on the Appalachian Trail

8/20/2018
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Steven Riecker has been passionate about the outdoors for over 50 years. In 2017, he embarked on an EPIC journey and thru-hiked the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, over 5 months, through 14 states and hiked nearly 5 million footsteps. It transformed his life – and now he leads hikes for others on the Appalachian Trail as well. On this episode, Steven describes his epic journey, how his best friend Roger’s battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has inspired him,...

Duration:00:34:04

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