Episodes

Jan. 17, 2022

Autistic coming-of-age stories – with Kelly Coons

Before Kelly Coons was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of thirteen, she had a coming-of-age story that was mos…

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Jan. 3, 2022

Natalie Brooks – Dyslexia in Adults

Feeling frustrated and alone, Natalie Brooks started posting on Instagram about her struggles as a dyslexic adult in the workplac…

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Dec. 20, 2021

Some personal news, and a new focus for this podcast

2021 has been quite a year for me -- and my experiences this year have given me new clarity on what I want to focus on with this …

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Dec. 13, 2021

Going beyond first impressions – Corinna Bellizzi of Care More Be Bet…

I recorded this episode with my friend Corinna Bellizzi at the She Podcasts Live conference in October 2021. Corinna hosts the Ca…

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Dec. 6, 2021

Life with cerebral palsy – education, athletics & disability advocacy…

Travis Davis remembers the first time he realized the impact of sharing his story -- a simple lunchtime conversation that encoura…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Art, Autism, Activism – with Margaux Wosk, Retrophiliac Art

Margaux Wosk is a non-binary, autistic artist residing in Canada, and the owner of Retrophiliac, their own art business. They are…

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Nov. 8, 2021

Combating hunger and reducing food waste – with Jasmine Crowe, Founde…

Jasmine Crowe is an award-winning social entrepreneur, TED Speaker, and leader who is working to make the world a better place on…

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Oct. 25, 2021

Reimagining support for cancer survivors – with Kathleen Brown, Found…

TW: Mentions of suicidal ideation, death from cancer. Kathleen Brown was diagnosed with a rare cancer at the age of 13. While her…

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Oct. 11, 2021

Episode 136: Entrepreneurship and Your Authentic Self – with Jacob Ra…

In this episode I’m talking with Jacob Ratliff, a Client Attraction Coach and entrepreneur, about bringing your authenticity into…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Episode 135: Minda Harts -- Career Success for Women of Color

A few years ago, Minda Harts was told that there was no market for a career book for women of color. Undeterred, she went on to w…

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July 26, 2021

Episode 134: Doug Stevenson -- Move forward. Step back and recalibrat…

"Move forward. Step back and recalibrate. Move forward again." This is how Doug Stevenson, CEO of Story Theater International, ha…

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July 12, 2021

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

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, David Shriner-Cahn was told that his job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma …

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June 28, 2021

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

Corinna Bellizzi is a natural products industry executive and social benefit entrepreneur. In her professional life as the head o…

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June 14, 2021

Episode 131: Proudly She Served -- with Linda Maloney

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…

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June 7, 2021

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

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…

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May 24, 2021

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

Chien-Chi Huang is the founder of the Asian Breast Cancer Project and the Executive Director of Asian Women for Health, a peer-le…

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May 10, 2021

Episode 128: Waging Peace – with Diana Oestreich

TW/CW: War, violent imagery, PTSD Diana Oestreich is an activist, veteran, nurse, and relentless practitioner of peace. She is th…

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April 26, 2021

Episode 127: A multi-creative career journey -- with Kevin Allen

Kevin Allen is a classically trained pianist, music producer, math teacher, guest speaker, entrepreneur and YouTuber. From spendi…

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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 29, 2021

Episode 125: Changing the world through community service -- with Nic…

TW/CW: Mentions of domestic violence Nichelle Walker is a passionate community service advocate who encourages people to take res…

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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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March 1, 2021

Episode 123: A neurodiverse workplace in the LEGO world -- with David…

If your employees spent their workdays engrossed in colorful LEGO® bricks, what would you think? If you're David Kokai, you'd pro…

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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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Feb. 1, 2021

Episode 121: Don’t believe everything you think – with Elaine Montilla

Elaine Montilla is an accomplished senior executive who has been an IT leader in higher education for two decades. As an immigran…

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