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Tune into the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast to hear 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!

Tune into the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast to hear 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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Tune into the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast to hear 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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English


Episodes

Episode 111: Passion has no expiration date – with Grandmapreneur Connie Inukai

9/21/2020
Is it ever too late to find and follow your passion? According to Connie Inukai, passion has no expiration date. At age 72, she calls herself a "Grandmapreneur.” After retiring from her teaching career at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, Connie invented a product called Tip ‘n Split, a handheld device with magnifier, light, tip calculator, and bill splitter. Her book, "How I Got My Product on QVC, The Today Show, The View, and More...in Retirement" has helped...

Duration:00:36:27

Episode 110: Incarceration, re-entry and resilience – with activist and podcaster Bea Spadacini

9/7/2020
Bea Spadacini is an activist and writer whose goal is to promote peace and justice by elevating conversations about issues that are often underrepresented in the mainstream media. Originally from Italy, she has lived in the United States for over twenty years and has traveled to Africa and Asia as part of her communications work with humanitarian organizations. Currently she is the Executive Producer and Co-Host of the One in Four Podcast, which focuses on the re-entry process of people who...

Duration:00:40:26

Episode 109: Struggling and thriving with dyslexia -- with Angelica Goncalves

8/24/2020
Angelica Goncalves is an adult who has lived with dyslexia all her life. She was diagnosed at the age of six. Growing up, people told her she would never succeed or achieve her goals, but with the support of her parents and constant determination, she proved those predictions wrong. Born and raised in Canada, Angelica attended George Brown College and graduated in Architectural Technology. She worked in the retail/service industry for 13 years, was a personal trainer for 4 years, and...

Duration:01:05:54

Episode 108: Inspiring kids towards STEM careers -- with Tiffani Teachey

8/10/2020
Tiffani Teachey is a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) advocate, professional speaker, and author of the children's book “What Can I Be? STEM Careers from A to Z.” She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management, both from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. As an engineer with more than fifteen years of experience, Tiffani has a passion for inspiring the...

Duration:00:19:23

Episode 107: Denayja Reese -- To Tell a Great Story

7/27/2020
Denayja Reese is an event strategist, producer & writer who has worked on campaigns with Uber, the San Francisco Giants, Live Nation and Airbnb, as well as on content production at Coachella. Her full-service event production company, Girl With That Laugh Productions, has worked on events including the A3C Festival & Conference and BlackTech Week. During this episode, Denayja talks about: Learn more about Denayja and her work on her website at gwtlp.com and connect with her on Instagram...

Duration:00:36:41

Episode 106: Helping underdogs find winning career opportunities -- with Jonathan Javier

7/13/2020
Jonathan Javier is the CEO and Founder of Wonsulting, a career consulting company whose mission is to turn underdogs into winners: helping those who come from non-target schools and non-traditional backgrounds get their dream careers at top companies. By leveraging his experience in Strategy & Operations at Google, Snap, & Cisco, and his successful LinkedIn networking strategies, he has provided advice on LinkedIn and through more than 75 speaking engagements in 4 different countries. On...

Duration:00:34:34

Episode 105: Moving forward after a stroke with Marcia Moran

6/28/2020
Marcia Moran was a successful business strategist who had been building her business over the last 20+ years. She thought she had life by the tail, but little did she know what was in store. After suffering a major stroke in 2014 at the age of 53, Marcia applied her skills in planning and strategy as she strived to become whole. In 2019 she published a book about her experience called "Stroke FORWARD," to bring hope to stroke survivors and their caretakers, and share how becoming her own...

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 104: Start Now Start Simple with Dan Ram

6/15/2020
Dan Ram is a 3x entrepreneur, prolific speaker, recording artist and startup coach. The son of an Indian diplomat, he draws inspiration from his eclectic background growing up in 10 countries, and he has actively worked on 5 continents. Dan is a founder, investor and coach to more than 100 startups in multiple countries. He has advised the Irish National Government on their Entrepreneurship Policy, consulted for multinationals, hosted some of the largest startup events on the planet,...

Duration:00:46:33

Episode 103: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace with Jennifer Brown

6/1/2020
Jennifer Brown is a leading diversity and inclusion expert, dynamic keynote speaker, best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur and host of The Will To Change podcast, which uncovers true stories of diversity and inclusion. As the founder, president and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, Jennifer’s workplace strategies have been employed by some of the world’s top Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits—including Walmart, Microsoft, Starbucks and many others— to help employees bring their...

Duration:00:50:56

Episode 102: Comedy and creativity in a pandemic -- with John Heffron

5/25/2020
Today I get to talk with one of my most favorite comedians ever, John Heffron! John is a stand up comedy veteran and winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing season two. His latest comedy album is called Episodes, and he just published a new spy thriller book called The Holding Deal. He also has a new podcast called Kid With a Cape. On this episode we talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the comedy world (and life in general), what inspires John’s comedy, and tips for writing a great book even...

Duration:00:25:28

Episode 101: Wayne Baker -- All You Have To Do Is Ask

5/18/2020
Wayne Baker is the author of the new book “All You Have To Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success.” He is the Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations. Wayne is also a cofounder and board member of Give and Take, Inc., the developers of the Givitas platform based on the principles in his new book. On this episode, you will hear Wayne talk...

Duration:00:36:01

Episode 100: An entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy by Harris Rosen

5/11/2020
Harris Rosen is the President & Chief Operating Officer of Rosen Hotels & Resorts. He is Florida's largest independent hotelier, having built a portfolio of eight hotels in Orlando, with close to 7,000 guestrooms, over the course of 45 years. He is also a philanthropist who has created and funded initiatives to support local Orlando communities, including a program to provide free preschool and college scholarships to the youth of Tangelo Park, and a similar initiative in the downtown...

Duration:00:46:01

Episode 99: Arlan Hamilton – It’s About Damn Time

5/4/2020
Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Started from scratch in 2015, Backstage has now raised more than $10 million and invested in more than 130 startup companies led by underestimated founders. Arlan’s brand new book "It's About Damn Time" was published on May 5, 2020. On this episode, you will hear Arlan talk...

Duration:00:16:36

Episode 98: Take Control of Your Money and Life -- with Rahkim Sabree

4/27/2020
Rahkim Sabree is an author, speaker, and nonprofit co-founder specializing in personal finance and mentoring. He recently released his second book entitled "Financially Irresponsible" and delivered a TEDx talk in December 2019 on Financial Empowerment. On this episode, you will hear Rahkim talk about: You can find Rahkim on his website at www.RahkimSabree.com, buy his book Financially Irresponsible on Amazon, and connect with him on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Click here to read the...

Duration:00:46:31

Episode 97: How Email Marketing Elevates Women in Business -- with Toni Coleman Brown

4/13/2020
Toni Coleman Brown is an author, small business strategist and online marketing expert, with a focus on email lead generation and sales conversion. She is the founder of the Network for Women in Business, an online educational platform that teaches female entrepreneurs her signature small business success program, as well as the host and creator of two popular live events: The Small Business Bootcamp for Women and the Online Marketing Mastermind Live. On this episode, you will hear Toni...

Duration:00:51:11

Episode 96: How para-powerlifter Garrison Redd is disabling limitations

3/30/2020
Garrison Redd is a TEDx speaker, para-powerlifter, model, dancer, and most of all, an advocate for disabled rights. He founded an organization called “TheGarrisonReddProject” to provide resources and services that improve the well-being of disabled individuals. On this episode, Garrison shares: You can follow Garrison on Instagram @garrisonredd to see his workout videos and other fun & motivating posts, connect with him on LinkedIn and learn more about TheGarrisonReddProject at...

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 95: How Hira Ali helps empower women around the world

3/16/2020
Hira Ali is the CEO of Advancing Your Potential, Managing Director of International Women Empowerment Events, Founding Director of Career Excel, and Co-Founder of The Grey Area. Her leadership and coaching articles have been published in The Huff Post, Thrive Global, Women @ Forbes, Ellevate Network, Entrepreneur, and many more. In her new book, “Her Way to the Top: A Guide to Smashing the Glass Ceiling”, Hira highlights the roadblocks impeding a woman’s climb to the top, irrespective of...

Duration:00:40:11

Episode 94: Build your brand by unlocking the creative genius of teams – with Jeremy Miller

3/2/2020
Jeremy Miller is a brand strategist, bestselling author, keynote speaker, and the founder of Sticky Branding, a brand building agency. His first book, also called Sticky Branding, is a playbook for how small- and mid-sized companies challenge the giants of their industry to grow their brands. In October 2019, Jeremy published his latest book, Brand New Name, which provides a proven, step-by-step process to create an unforgettable name for anything — a brand, company, product, service, or...

Duration:00:43:33

Episode 93: Chasing a Stand-up Comedy Dream -- with Jessica Inserra (Explicit)

2/17/2020
Jessica Inserra is a Los Angeles based stand-up comedian whose irreverent humor explores, among other things, themes from her life as a gay woman growing up in a colorful New York Italian family. Jessica recently commemorated 25 years of being out, having burst through the closet doors at the tender age of 14. Now she can be seen performing her unique brand of brash, edgy comedy at The Comedy Store, as well as other venues in and around Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Seattle and beyond. She is...

Duration:00:49:48

Episode 92: How Mario Armstrong learned to Never Settle

2/3/2020
Mario Armstrong is a two-time Emmy Award Winner, Digital Lifestyle Expert, entrepreneur, TV Host, public speaker, and motivator for the modern world, who delivers tactical advice to inspire people to take action towards pursuing their goals, dreams and passions. He’s the Host of the Never Settle Show, an NBC TODAY Show Contributor, appears on Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey, NPR, Inside Edition & more, and is a public speaker with Daymond John’s Shark Group’s Speaking Division. Mario’s new daily...

Duration:00:52:18