September 23, 2020
By now, most women laugh at the old trope, Work/Life Balance. There's no such thing! But integrating work you love with a fulfilling personal life is definitely achievable. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a whole new world for parents who have suddenly found their work, life and even children's school worlds jumbled together in ways neither they nor employers imagined possible. Emily A. Hay, founder of Hay There Social Media, mother of two young daughters and a leading voice for the Work/Life Integration Movement, shares what she's learned on the front lines of so many women's never-ending quest for "Having it All."
September 9, 2020
What is it about horses that continues to fascinate humans? Their beauty, power, grace, speed and even delicious smell (addictive for all true horse lovers!) are just the beginning. New research confirms that equine energy fields have a powerful, calming effect -- if you are listening. That's why equine-facilitated learning is the next frontier for experiential team and leadership learning. Guest Maureen Moons, CEO & Founder of Michigan's Courses with Horses, explains the magic and how to tap into true "Horse Power."
August 25, 2020
California business and life coach Julie Foucht, founder of The Art of Feminine Marketing, shares her "wildly different" approach to teaching women how to access the power of our "inner witch" to achieve the life goals, financial resources and personal joy that will set us free. Guest co-host Mary Doyle, artist-in-residence and owner of the Crane's Landing Airbnb in Gainesville, brings her generational and gender lens to this fascinating conversation that takes a walk on the wide.
July 29, 2020
If the Tiger King documentary about Joe Exotic and similar private zoo collectors of "big cats" left you feeling a little sick at heart, then here's a way you can help protect spectacular African animals. Anne Marie Gattari spent five weeks volunteering at the Siyafunda Endangered Species Reserve in NE South Africa. If learning what the roar of lions in the night really sounds like or spending hours observing elephants up close while being hot, dusty and busy is your idea of fun, then this episode is for you!
June 23, 2020
A fascinating conversation with investigative journalist Anna Clark, author of the definitive book on the lead contamination crisis that poisoned the water in Flint, Michigan. Clark's powerful storytelling skills reveal the structural racism entwined with this perfect storm and brings to life the courageous citizens who rose up to fight for their lives against city, state and federal government officials who insisted their coffee-colored water was "perfectly safe."
June 11, 2020
Born into the Cambodian Civil War that wiped out 25% of her country's population, Thear Sy Suzuki spent her early childhood in refugee work camps. Miraculously, her parents managed to save all of their children and escape. How did a child who arrived in the U.S. at age eight, speaking no English, rise to become a top executive with global consulting firm Ernst & Young, advising Fortune 500 companies? A wife and mother of four sons and a community activist serving on multiple boards that lift others? Thear shares her remarkable story of survival, resilience and leadership, as well as her perspective on the emerging power and influence of the Millennial and Gen Z generations.
May 19, 2020
Millennials became the largest generation in the workforce, at the beginning of 2020. But as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the economy, Millennials were hit hard. As young workers just beginning their careers, they were some of the first to lose their jobs and less likely to have a savings "safety net" than more seasoned workers. Plus, many are earning entry-level pay while carrying heavy debt from school loans. As the big sister in a family of seven children, I have an abundance of Millennial nieces and nephews, in addition to my own son. So how are they doing? I asked four of them.