Women are experts at juggling lots of plates––from work to childcare to household demands––just to name a few. And it can be overwhelming to manage it all.  That’s where Mridu Parikh comes in. She’s a productivity strategist who helps women overcome the overwhelm so they are not feeling so frazzled and stressed, which is especially…

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Pursuing a Dream Across the World with Naima Spencer

Can you imagine moving to a country you had never visited before? And what about if you didn’t speak that country’s language? Sounds pretty daunting, right? That’s exactly what Naima Spencer did at the age of 24. She left her home country of Morocco and moved to the United States with only $500 and an…

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Building a Confident and Courageous Life with Kia Jarmon

Do you have someone in your life that you’ve always looked up to for their confidence and courage?  That’s how I feel about today’s guest, Kia Jarmon. Several years ago, I spoke on a panel with Kia. And ever since I met her, I’ve admired her confidence and courage. She knows exactly who she is…

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The Bravery of Being a Black Man in America with Stan Smith

Stan Smith is a talented marketer who has started multiple businesses. He’s a writer and author of the book, Born to Blog. And he’s also a black man living in America. And in today’s episode, Stan shares what that is what makes him bravest of all. Stan recently started the Next Step Coalition, where he’s…

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Embracing Your Inner Misfit with Maria Tan

Maria Tan has never fit in or conformed to what her family and society expected of her. And as a result, she’s faced a lot of harassment and discrimination throughout her life. As a child, her own family made fun of her for being fat, which was something that was not acceptable for female children…

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Taking a Brave Stance with Melissa Greene

Have you ever changed a strongly held value or belief system? Or, have you ever changed your mind on something you’ve always believed to be true? For today’s guest, Melissa Greene, she has done that many times over. And Melissa credits her constant growth and evolution to her willingness to be curious and gain a…

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Overcoming Everyday Fears with Sandra Booker

  One of the things I love about doing this show is that I get to highlight the many ways a person can be brave. And today’s guest proves that you don’t have to do massively heroic things––such as running into a burning building or performing a life-saving procedure in an emergency room––to be brave. …

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Thriving Despite Your Circumstances with Deb Palmer George

Deb Palmer George had a difficult childhood. She was born in upstate New York to young parents who struggled to make ends meet. That’s why, from a very young age, Deb had a longing to not just survive, but to thrive.  In our conversation, you’ll hear how she went from working in retail to becoming…

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The Art of Creative Entrepreneurship with Beth Snyder

Creativity and innovation is in Beth Synder’s DNA. As you’ll hear her say in a few minutes, she was born to make things. Art has always been a part of what she has wanted to do with her life. That’s why she’s started not one, not two, but THREE creative businesses, including 1Canoe2, a successful…

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What Recovery Teaches You About Fear with Tim Stoddart

Today’s guest doesn’t think he’s especially brave. If you ask him, he just focuses on doing what’s right in front of him. But, it’s that very mindset that helped Tim Stoddart overcome addiction, start a blog and eventually become a successful entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses. He founded Sober Nation, a leading recovery site. He’s…

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