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Leslie Musser -048

12/10/2018
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When Leslie Musser gave birth to her son, Colton, she thought about his soft, newborn skin, and decided she would do everything she could to keep that skin away from fabrics that had been treated with pesticides. That's when she discovered how hard affordable, organic children's clothing was to find. Once a PR and events pro, Leslie had an idea: to create her own children's clothing line, made from cotton grown in the United States, without the use of pesticides. Enter: KinderCapsule.com: a...

Duration:00:16:59

Kate Genovese -047

12/3/2018
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The opioid crisis in the United States is shattering the lives of addicts and breaking the hearts of families every day. In this episode of The Story Behind Her Success, we meet Kate Genovese, the mother of a son she called her "golden boy" Christopher "Geno" Genovese. A gifted all-star athlete, Geno experienced 6 serious injuries on the ice as a hockey player and on the football field. These high school and college sports injuries lead to Geno's addiction to painkillers, fentanyl and...

Duration:00:21:05

Maria Salomão-Schmidt -046

11/26/2018
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We all have stories to tell and that's what The Story Behind Her Success podcast series is all about. Life has not always been kind to this week's guest. In fact, she has known the deep grief of losing her baby girl Sophia when she was only 13 months old. This experience "broke her wide open" and that's where the story begins. Welcome to the reimagined life of Maria Salomão-Schmidt. She is a wife, mother of 5, a Reiki Master, an expert in NLP, EFT, Chakra Balancing and Full Spectrum Healing....

Duration:00:21:04

Roseann Sdoia-Materia -045

11/17/2018
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This story is perfect to post for Thanksgiving because it is about courage, hope, patriotism and the healing power of love. Boston Marathon Bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia is the author of the new book Perfect Strangers which chronicles four people whose lives intersected the moment the second bomb went off in front of the Forum Restaurant at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line. Roseann would lose most of her leg that day. She recalls her experience in stunning detail including what it was...

Duration:00:29:37

Christine Suau -044

11/12/2018
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Meet a woman who has experienced what every parent dreads the most: the death of a child. Christine Suau's son, Devin was only 6 years old when he was diagnosed with DIPG, a very rare form of brain cancer. Determined to do what she could to keep him alive, Christine conceived the hashtag: WhyNotDevin, hoping he would be the very first child to beat this fatal disease. It didn't take long for the news of Devin's cancer to travel around the world. He was visited by sports legends and famous...

Duration:00:25:47

Gina LaRoche and Jennifer Cohen -043

11/5/2018
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This episode features two very wise women who share a theory. They believe that we all live in a state of sustainable abundance. We just don’t see it. Instead, our mindset is focused on scarcity: the story that tells us we don’t have enough. Gina LaRoche & Jen Cohen are long-time friends, skilled coaches and consultants and co-authors of the new book The 7 Laws of Enough, published by Parallax Press. Their hope is to help us all create a shift from thinking about what we don’t have, to...

Duration:00:27:37

Carol Chaoui -042

10/29/2018
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We’ve spent the month of October shining a light on the fight against breast cancer. While there are new drug therapies that enable women to live longer, breast cancer statistics remain the same: 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her life time. And every 65 seconds, someone hears the words: "you have breast cancer." I take the battle against breast cancer very seriously because I am a motherless daughter. My mother Marjorie was only 52 when she died. I...

Duration:00:25:13

Dr. Susan E. Pories -041

10/22/2018
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The numbers are staggering. This year, 252,710 women will hear the words "you have breast cancer" and 40,500 will die of the disease. This week, we continue our focus on the fight against breast cancer by shining a light on Dr. Susan Pories, chief of Breast Surgery and the Medical Director of the Hoffman Breast Center at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. An Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and co-author of the books The Soul of a Doctor and The Soul of a...

Duration:00:19:36

Alice Hoffman -040

10/15/2018
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Since October is breast cancer awareness month, we're profiling breast cancer survivors and women who are at the forefront of breast cancer treatment. In the spotlight, world-renowned author Alice Hoffman. There's a very good chance that one of her books is sitting on our bookshelf, or perhaps on the end table, next to your favorite cozy chair. Alice has written more than 30 books and 6 of them have been made into movies. She is pretty used to seeing her name on the New York Times Bestseller...

Duration:00:18:37

Donna Tefft -039

10/8/2018
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October is breast cancer awareness month, so we're profiling breast cancer survivors as well as women who are on the forefront in breast cancer research and treatment.Meet Donna Tefft. She's a wife, mother and the Vice President/Director of Marketing & Sales for The Pinehills, winner of the National Community of the Year Award. Designed like an authentic old New England village, The Pinehills is the largest new residential and commercial development in New England with a projected 3,065...

Duration:00:26:00

Dr. Julie K. Silver -038

10/2/2018
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October is breast cancer awareness month, so we're shining the spotlight on breast cancer survivors as well as women who are on the forefront of providing medical care to women fighting the disease. There was a time when Dr. Julie Silver faced a health crisis of her own. Diagnosed with breast cancer in her 30's with 3 small children at home, she found herself on the other side of medicine, as patient, not physician. Her story from surgery through radiation, chemo, and recovery is not unlike...

Duration:00:21:37

Dayla Arabella Santurri -037

9/18/2018
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Meet a woman who has made a living making her clients look really good. No, she's not a stylist. She's a public relations genius and that's not all. Dayla Arabella Santurri is the whole marketing package: one part event architect, one part PR/media strategist and one part talent buyer. She especially loves helping non-profits build fundraising events so that they can spread the word about their missions. And when she's not doing what she does for a living, Dayla continues to mentor and guide...

Duration:00:25:43

Jayme Washington -036

9/11/2018
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Jayme Washington has made a name for herself as the Founder & CEO of Washtone Media. A digital architect with 650 clients worldwide, Jayme's company specializes in SEO: search engine optimization, social media marketing and strategy, branding, small business start-ups, product launches and more. A business leader and a fearless entrepreneur, Jayme is also a devoted community leader, a mentor, a public speaker, a coach and a trailblazer. But if you were to ask Jayme what she is most proud of,...

Duration:00:29:49

Judith Bowman -035

9/3/2018
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It wasn't that long ago when parents played an active role in teaching their children about the importance of respect and good manners. Sadly, those times have changed. Yet, the need for civility has never been greater. Enter Judith Bowman, Founder of Protocol Consultants International and the National Civility Foundation. A graduate of Boston College, she specializes in teaching people the kinds of interpersonal communications skills that help them stand out from the rest and succeed. In...

Duration:00:27:08

Kate Beeders -034

8/27/2018
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Kate Beeders is all about success. That's her focus. It is at the heart of her mission to help others succeed. And if you are an entrepreneur, listen up! This exceptional woman has created programs that support the mindset and the unique challenges every entrepreneur must face. She is the author of The Winning Way, winner of the Quillie Award from the National Association of Best Selling Authors. Her latest book is titled Go or Don't Go: The Complete Guide to Accelerate Your Success and Tap...

Duration:00:28:10

Anne-Marie Aigner -033

8/20/2018
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The road toward success has not been straight for Anne-Marie Aigner, but then again, she believes that LIFE is not a straight line and the real key to success is simply to never give up. In this episode, we explore the career path of a woman who began as a broadcaster working for CBS in Paris, France and then in New York City and Washington, DC. She loved the excitement of breaking news and chasing stories, but when she became a single mom, Anne-Marie decided to use her writing skills and...

Duration:00:29:08

Alyssa Dver -032

8/14/2018
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Once the Chief Marketing Officer for seven tech companies and the former CEO of an international marketing firm, Alyssa Dver started to ask herself why some people and certain brands have more confidence and therefore, more success than others. She decided to look to neuroscience for the answer and co-founded the American Confidence Institute. Alyssa has authored six books including her latest: Kickass Confidence: Own Your Brain & Up Your Game. What she has learned will astound you and might...

Duration:00:23:59

Lynne Cox -031

8/6/2018
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She's the world's greatest cold water marathon swimmer and a medical science phenomenon because when this trailblazer swims through frigid water, her body temperature rises instead of falls. At only 15, Lynne Cox swam across the English Channel, breaking the women's and the men's records, returning at 16 to do it all again. And that was just the beginning of her journey as a world-class athlete. Lynne made marathon swimming her life, swimming through just about every body of water in the...

Duration:00:22:54

Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton -030

7/23/2018
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This week's success story is about a medical doctor who is specially trained as a breast imaging radiologist. After years of watching patients receive mistaken breast cancer diagnosis that could have been avoided IF the patient had a full, side by side medical record of her mammograms, Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton created Mammosphere: a cloud-based repository for breast scans. mammosphere.com. Once a concert violinist, Kathryn thrived in medical school and was determined to do what she could...

Duration:00:23:42

Marie Loconte -029

7/17/2018
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Marie was only 8 years old when she had her first premonition. In her mind, she saw herself being hit by a car. As she walked to school one morning, a car coming toward her swerved to the right, so she went left and instead of being hit head-on, Marie's premonition saved her and she was merely grazed by the car. A few years later, she started seeing images and shadows. Soon, those images and shadows began communicating with her. Marie began to understand that she had a gift she never asked...

Duration:00:19:23