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Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.

Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.
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Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.

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@feisworld

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Ep 127. Richard Dweck: From Loss to a Shared Life

10/17/2017
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Richard Dweck is a photographer and a pilate teacher. On January 25th, 2015, Richard lost his daughter Samantha Dweck. It took an extraordinary amount of courage to share his stories on the show. Richard has gone through counseling himself and is now offering his helping hands to others who have lived through the pain of losing their children. Visit our blog for show notes, quotes: feisworld.com/blog/richard-dweck

Duration: 00:53:03


Ep 126. Wen-hao Tien on "Weed Out": Wanted vs. Unwanted, an Artistic Experiment

10/10/2017
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Wen-hao Tien is a visual artist, educator, and Assistant Director of Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies, Regional Studies. Between 9/22-10/19. 2017 at the New Art Center in Newton, MA, Wen-Hao is showcasing a new collection called Weed Out. I had the pleasure to visit her studio in Cambridge, where she transferred these wild weeds from random locations into a home garden. Along the way, she took pictures of these plants before they found their new home, and pictures of...

Duration: 00:46:49


Ep 125. (Mini) Dorie Clark's New Book Entrepreneurial You - Feisworld is in it too!

10/3/2017
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We are proud to announce Dorie Clark's new book - Entrepreneurial You! Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive, is now available and you can order it via Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Feisworld podcast is one of the examples in the book! I'm here with Dorie's permission to read that chapter to you, and provide additional insights to how our podcast is performing today. Feisworld Podcast eBooks just launched too:...

Duration: 00:12:38


Ep 124. Jesse Ehrenfeld: Doctor. Veteran. Advocate.

9/29/2017
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Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld isn't your typical doctor. He is a also a veteran and advocate for LGBT patients. In 2014, Ehrenfeld was called to active duty and served a tour in Afghanistan at the NATO Role III Multinational Medical Unit, where he was constantly relied upon to care for wounded U.S. service members and coalition forces. He still receives messages from people he helped and saved. A longtime advocate for patients, equality, and LGBT health, Dr. Ehrenfeld made international headlines...

Duration: 00:43:30


Ep 123. Eric Langlois: Raising a New Generation of Circus Artists

9/16/2017
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Eric Langlois is the Executive Director at the National Circus School in Montreal, Quebec. The National Circus School (NCS) is a school for higher education in the arts and offers curriculum in music, dance and theatre. NCS also offers academic subjects at the secondary and college levels. Eric told us that NCS is training more entrepreneurs, not just artists. Students who graduate from the NCS need to perform a final act, created on their own, in front of a public audience. Eric...

Duration: 00:40:36


Ep 122. Jennifer Dziura: The Fearless Woman behind GetBullish.com

9/1/2017
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Today on the show, we have a fearless woman name Jennifer Dziura, who is the founder of GetBullish.com and the annual Bullish Conference. When I Google "bullish girl" just to make sure that it doesn't sound offensive, Jen's website, GetBullish.com ranked #2 (Good job Jen!), and number one is Wall Street Crowds Bullish on "Fearless Girl" Statue. "Bullish is feminism- and justice-minded work talk from someone who believes in examining our relationship to corporations." Here are some of...

Duration: 00:41:05


Ep 121. Dana Janbeck: Life on the Ground with Syrian Refugees

8/17/2017
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Dana Janbek is an assistant professor of communication at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Her research focuses on the use of information and communication technologies in the Middle East. She has recently started her sabbatical and chosen to study the life of Syrian Refugees. Show Notes and blog post: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/dana-janbeck

Duration: 00:46:02


Ep 120. Emily Peterson (Part 2): A Pause to Feel Your Soul

7/27/2017
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Emily Peterson is a certified 500-hour yoga instructor, Usui Reiki Master, and licensed TIMBo facilitator and trainer. TIMBo is "Trauma Informed Mind Body", which has been instrumental in her personal healing process. Formerly a competitive athlete, she began practicing yoga to manage chronic pain from injuries more than 15 years ago. Show Notes: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/emily-peterson

Duration: 00:34:58


Ep 119. Emily Peterson (Part 1): A Pause to Feel Your Soul

7/27/2017
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Emily Peterson is a certified 500-hour yoga instructor, Usui Reiki Master, and licensed TIMBo facilitator and trainer. TIMBo is "Trauma Informed Mind Body", which has been instrumental in her personal healing process. Formerly a competitive athlete, she began practicing yoga to manage chronic pain from injuries more than 15 years ago. Show Notes: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/emily-peterson

Duration: 00:29:24


Ep 118. Angela Akinyemi: Learning Through Reflection

7/22/2017
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I met Angela Akinyemi during Seth Godin's altMBA in January 2017. We both belonged to session 8 and a cohort called "Ruby". altMBA is "an intensive, 4-week online workshop designed by Seth Godin for high-performing individuals who want to level up and lead." Previously on Feisworld, I interviewed another classmate named Gustavo Serafini on the show, and the episode was very well received. In this episode, we talk about both of our experiences, as students at altMBA, and Angela as a...

Duration: 00:40:44


Ep 117. Sifu Mimi Chan: Disney Mulan's Body Double

7/16/2017
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Sifu Mimi Chan is the daughter of Grandmaster Pui Chan, founder of the Wah Lum Kung Fu System. She was the model for Disney's featured animation Mulan released in 1998. She also hosts a podcast called the Culture Chat Podcast.

Duration: 00:53:37


Ep 115. Jennifer Nycz: Language and Mind (An Exploratory Conversation)

7/8/2017
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Jennifer Nycz is a researcher and teacher for the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. I've always been interested in linguistics and semiotics. With many questions unresolved when we began the recording, Jennifer helped answer an array of questions related to accent variation, dialect acquisition, phonetics, sociolinguistics, general linguistics. An ESL (English as a Second Language) person, I began learning basic English at age of 4 or 5. However, it wasn't until I was...

Duration: 00:52:15


p 115. The Freelancer's Starter Kit (Part 3): Health Insurance for Freelancers (MA Health Connector & more)

6/25/2017
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This episode of part of a Mini Series called the Freelancer's Starter Kit. Visit our blog for this episode to access additional tools and resources: https://www.feisworld.com/freelance/health-insurance-for-freelancers ---------- Health insurance is often the number one concern for people who are considering freelancing on a full-time basis. How much does health insurance cost? Where and how do I get it? What if I have a family? Traditionally, health insurance is something that your...

Duration: 00:12:31


Ep 114. Bisila Bokoko: Finding Your Authentic Self

6/22/2017
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Bisila Bokoko is a Spanish-American businesswoman and entrepreneur. "There is not only one right way to succeed," she tells you, "simply to just go for it". Today, she has over 200,000 fans on Facebook and 75,000 unique visitors to her website each month. She has kids and travels around the world for her work. Can women have both - a life and a career? Bisila (or BB for millennials who prefers her nickname) calls herself : “A cultural hybrid. I was born in Spain to African parents,...

Duration: 01:14:14


Ep 113. Hope Davis: Behind the Scenes at Sleep No More (Immersive Theater in NYC)

6/9/2017
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Hope Davis (@youngblood_media) is the rehearsal director for the Off Broadway show, Sleep No More. Sleep No More is "a New York City production of a site-specific work of theatre created by British theatre company Punchdrunk, primarily based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth, with inspiration also taken from noir films (especially those of Alfred Hitchcock)" - Wikipedia

Duration: 00:50:40


Ep 112. (Part 2) Jeff Grey: From Teenage Diary to Professor Grey

5/25/2017
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Jeff Grey, also known as Professor Grey, is a father, a record producer/studio engineer, podcaster, as well as human services/non-profit consultant. Our conversation travels through the most unexpected places. Jeff and I met at The Podcast Garage in Brighton, MA during an event featuring guest speaker, Radio Diaries Founder and Executive Producer Joe Richman. Joe is a Peabody award-winning producer and reporter whose pioneering series Teenage Diaries brought the voices of teenagers to a...

Duration: 00:42:30


Ep 111. (Part 1) Jeff Grey: From Teenage Diary to Professor Grey

5/25/2017
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Jeff Grey, also known as Professor Grey, is a father, a record producer/studio engineer, podcaster, as well as human services/non-profit consultant. When Jeff Rogers recorded his Teenage Diary back in 1998, when he referred to himself as a ‘halfrican.’ He had a black father and a white mother, and like many teenagers, he was trying to figure out who he was. Nearly 20 years later, Jeff calls himself a ‘mulatto.’ In fact, he’s the founder of something called Mulatto History Month that...

Duration: 00:33:15


Ep 110. Jonathan Lunde: Walking the Walk for UTEC

5/6/2017
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Jonathan Lunde is a Streetworker at UTEC. What is UTEC? Founded in 1999 and based in Lowell, "UTEC's mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of proven-risk youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success." UTEC was also highlighted in the National Institute of Justice's 2016 environmental scan of agencies working with justice-involved young adults. What is a Streetworker? What does Jonathan do at UTEC? Street Outreach and Gang Peacemaking* ensure...

Duration: 00:47:28


Ep 109. (Mini Series) The Freelancer's Starter Kit - Part 1: Freelancer VS. Entrepreneur

4/23/2017
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Today, we answer an import questions that's often overlooked: Are you a freelancer or an entrepreneur? (Or are you going to be a freelancer or an entrepreneur?) There are often confusions and misconceptions between the two terms, and they are even used or referenced interchangeably at times.

Duration: 00:10:12


Ep 108. New Mini Series - The Freelancer's Starter Kit - Introduction

4/22/2017
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Dear Feisworld Listeners, Welcome to our new Mini Series called the 2017 Freelancer's Starter Kit! When I introduce myself as a podcaster to new friends on and off of the show, the most frequently asked questions is, "Are you a full time podcaster?" The answer is: No. I am a freelancer. Specifically, I work as a digital marketer and project manager when I'm not recording for Feisworld. And I love what I do. This mini series is an attempt to build upon #freelanceLIVE, a 10-day series I...

Duration: 00:03:52

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