Storytelling Episodes

April 12, 2021

Episode 126: The Life Autistic -- with Hunter Hansen

Hunter Hansen is an autistic content creator on YouTube and Instagram and a blogger on thelifeautistic.com. After discovering his…

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March 15, 2021

Episode 124: Authentic representation of people with disabilities in …

Julia Ward is an actor and filmmaker whose award-winning documentary, in.clu.sion, is raising awareness about the authentic repre…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Episode 122: I am not a unicorn: a Black man's experiences in America…

Kevin M. Yates is a learning & development leader with a career spanning 20+ years, a sought-after expert in the field of learnin…

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Dec. 14, 2020

Episode 117: Helping children cope in 2020 through books and storytel…

How can we help children make sense of the challenges of 2020, in a way that still protects and nurtures their mental health? Thi…

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Oct. 19, 2020

Episode 113: Micro-acts of mentorship for women -- with Rebekah Basti…

Rebekah Bastian is the CEO & Co-founder of OwnTrail, an online platform that connects, mentors and empowers women as they share t…

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Sept. 21, 2020

Episode 111: Passion has no expiration date – with Grandmapreneur Con…

Is it ever too late to find and follow your passion? According to Connie Inukai, passion has no expiration date. At age 72, she c…

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July 27, 2020

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

Denayja Reese is an event strategist, producer & writer who has worked on campaigns with Uber, the San Francisco Giants, Live Nat…

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June 28, 2020

Episode 105: Moving forward after a stroke with Marcia Moran

Marcia Moran was a successful business strategist who had been building her business over the last 20+ years. She thought she had…

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Dec. 2, 2019

Episode 89: The Power of Podcasting (Recorded from She Podcasts Live …

Welcome to a special mini episode of Beyond 6 Seconds! I recorded this episode from , the first conference of its kind for women …

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Oct. 21, 2019

Episode 83: How to Overcome Fear and Find Your Way as a Leader -- wit…

Carly Fiorina began her career as a secretary for a nine-person real-estate business, and eventually became the first woman ever …

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April 1, 2019

Episode 54: Kevin Patrick Allen – Life, loss and What Comes Next

Kevin Patrick Allen has been a reporter from sea to shining sea, telling stories of ordinary people facing extraordinary challeng…

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Feb. 11, 2019

Episode 47: Marcia McNair – How Sistas on Fire addresses social issue…

Professor Marcia McNair is the co-author of Sistas on Fire, an award-winning theatrical performance that addresses pressing socia…

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Jan. 14, 2019

Episode 43: Becky Curran – Advocating for disability inclusion

Becky Curran is the Disability Equality Index (DEI) Director at Disability:IN, where she is responsible for managing the overall …

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Dec. 17, 2018

Episode 41: Stories for Success – How to get unstuck and move your pl…

In this episode, Beyond 6 Seconds host Carolyn Kiel is interviewed by her guest, Valerie Gordon, a 10-time Emmy award-winning tel…

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Nov. 12, 2018

Episode 36: The Evolution of Beyond 6 Seconds

In this mini-episode of Beyond 6 Seconds, our host Carolyn Kiel shares her blog post about why she started podcasting and what sh…

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