What the Brain Can Teach Us About Fear with Tim Ash

On the show, we talk a lot about what it means to be brave. But, in order to become braver, we have to also understand fear. That’s why I’m excited to introduce you to today’s guest, Tim Ash. Tim has a new book coming out in April called Unleash Your Primal Brain – Demystifying how…

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Pursuing a Lifelong Passion with Judith Bright

Oftentimes, when we talk about entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to hear stories about young people who got their start in college or maybe launched their business not long after they began their careers. Even last week’s episode featured a young women who went out on her own at the age of 22. But in the…

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Finding Freedom Through Entrepreneurship with Karima Neghmouche

Happy New Year, friends! I’m excited to be back with you again today. And I think you’ll especially love today’s interview.  Karima Neghmouche is an entrepreneur and graphic designer at her company, Karima Creative. She’s been named a top 10 brand designer by Yahoo. And she’s also the host of the Creative Minds Think Alike…

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When Life Doesn't Go as Planned

Hi friends. It’s been awhile. Five weeks to be exact. I did not plan to take a hiatus from the podcast, but sometimes, life throws you a curveball and it’s important to focus your time, energy and attention on the things that matter most. And for me, in the craziness of the past month, that…

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Lessons from 2020

It’s been a few months since you heard from me directly, so instead of bringing you a new interview today, you’ll hear from me. To be honest, one of the reasons I’m doing a solo show is because it’s easier. After the stress of the past week––from the election and some personal issues in my…

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Turning Tragedy into Lessons on Personal Safety with Barb Jordan

Thirty years ago, Barb Jordan and her family experienced the unimaginable when she discovered that her sister Beverly had been brutally murdered by her fiancé.  She has spent years learning to cope with the grief of this reality. But two years ago, when her sister’s killer was released from prison, Barb realized that she needed…

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Fighting the Stigma of Addiction with Ashley Surma

Sometimes, the challenges we face are not ones we choose, like starting a business or ending a relationship, but instead challenges of circumstance. Of life situations that we can’t control. That was the case for Ashley Surma. Ashley grew up with a father who struggled with substance abuse. And as a result, at a young…

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Finding Your Self Worth with Jo Worthy

I have a two-year-old son. And what’s amazing to me about watching him play is that he is very confident. For instance, he will run through our house and say “I’m very good at running!”  Even though he flails about and sometimes falls down, he doesn’t think that makes him a bad runner. He just…

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Building a Strong Business and Community with Pamela Slim

Ten years ago, I wanted to start a business. I had previously partnered with a woman to launch a marketing company, but we parted ways when things didn’t work out between us. A couple of years later, in 2010, I decided I was ready to strike out on my own. But, I was scared.  I…

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Hi friends! I’m doing something a little different on the podcast today.  I am sharing with you the very first episode of Antiracism in Action, a new podcast by my good friend, Stan Smith. If you’ve been listening to Make it Brave for awhile, you might remember my interview with Stan back on episode 41,…

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