Beyond 6 Seconds

Beyond 6 Seconds

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. Host Carolyn Kiel interviews 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!


Career Change Storytelling Leadership

Episode 134: Doug Stevenson -- Move forward. Step back and recalibrate. Move forward again.

July 26, 2021

"Move forward. Step back and recalibrate. Move forward again." This is how Doug Stevenson, CEO of Story Theater International, has built a successful life and career as a storyteller, keynote speaker, trainer, and coach. Doug is a masterful...

Career Change Entrepreneurship Podcasters

Episode 133: David Shriner-Cahn -- Building a Business After a Job Loss

July 12, 2021

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, David Shriner-Cahn was told that his job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma and fear, he knew that as his next step, he’d rather work for himself and have more control over his destiny. That was in 2006...

Podcasters Charity & Philanthropy Society & Culture

Episode 132: Care More. Be Better -- with Corinna Bellizzi

June 28, 2021

Corinna Bellizzi is a natural products industry executive and social benefit entrepreneur. In her professional life as the head of marketing and sales for her clients, she champions social benefit programs to enhance brand development and company...

Entrepreneurship Women At Work Career Change

Episode 131: Proudly She Served -- with Linda Maloney

June 14, 2021

Linda Maloney served 20 years in the Navy and was one of the first women in U.S. history in 1993 to join a combat military flying squadron. She was designated a Naval Flight Officer (NFO) and is the recipient of numerous military awards, including the...

Entrepreneurship Business Charity & Philanthropy

Episode 130: Making social impact through business -- with Kuda Biza

June 7, 2021

Kuda Biza is a serial entrepreneur who started his first company when he was 9 years old in Zimbabwe. Over the course of 10 years he has successfully launched 6 businesses. Currently, he is the co-founder & CMO of Nunbelievable, a...

Diversity & Inclusion Health & Wellness Society & Culture Women At Work

Episode 129: Asian Women for Health – with Chien-Chi Huang

May 24, 2021

Chien-Chi Huang is the founder of the Asian Breast Cancer Project and the Executive Director of Asian Women for Health, a peer-led, community-based network dedicated to advancing Asian women's health and wellbeing through education, advocacy and support...

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About the Host

Carolyn Kiel

Carolyn Kiel is an experienced training and talent development leader who helps global companies prepare their employees to succeed in changing business environments. As the Host and Producer of Beyond 6 Seconds, she has created a platform where entrepreneurs, creators and leaders can showcase their candid and inspiring stories. Carolyn has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Vassar College and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.