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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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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What Death Teaches You About Life with Katie Radel

Working in the family business is a pretty standard practice if you’re the child of an entrepreneur. I grew up working on my parents’ farm, for example.  But, what if your family business is running a funeral home?  In that case, they still put you to work in the family business. That was exactly what…

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Creating Brave Spaces at Work with Brittany Cole

Everyone wants to have a good experience at their job and to work for an organization where you feel valued and can thrive. But for many people, that’s not the case. Toxic company culture can create a challenging work environment, especially for people of color. That’s something that Brittany Cole found when speaking to groups…

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From Panic Attacks to Unconventional PhD with Kirsten Lee Hill

Imagine you are making one of the most important presentations of your life and you suddenly feel like you can’t breathe. In fact, you feel like you’re going to die. Sounds really scary, right? That very scenario is exactly how Kirsten Lee Hill felt while presenting her dissertation proposal. But this wasn’t the first time.…

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