Since travel is on many soon-to-be retirees' must-do lists I have created this summer travel series with various travel experts. Danielle Desir from the Thought Card podcast joins me today to discuss how to travel to any destination on a budget. Recognized by Flight Network as one of the best travel hackers in the world, Danielle has figured out how to travel to bucket-list destinations on a dime. Are you ready to learn how to plan your next big trip on any budget? Listen in to discover how. Outline of This Episode Danielle's journey to bucket list budget travel Identify the things that you value Take an individual approach Danielle's top destinations How to choose to repeat a destination Jet lag tips Where to learn more about travel hacking with Danielle If you're on a budget, don't settle for inexpensive destinations, think big! Many people think that if they are on a budget they can only travel to budget-friendly places, but Danielle Desir takes a different approach. As a travel hacker, Danielle has learned how to make travel to bucket-list destinations more affordable. She describes using an abundance mentality as a way to make affordable travel work. She recommends getting creative when planning, “take what you have and make it work.” Identify what matters to you The first step in becoming a financially savvy traveler is to identify what you value in travel. Is it important to you to be comfortable on a flight? Do you like to eat out and try the best local cuisine? Do you want to see everything you can in one location? Do you prefer luxury accommodations? Once you have identified what the most important aspects of travel are to you then you will understand where you can be flexible in your spending. If eating out isn't important to you then you can save money by packing a sack lunch each day. If a fancy hotel room isn't important then you could save money by staying in a hostel or an inexpensive Airbnb or motel. Understanding what you value in travel will help you save money and ensure that you have an amazing time on your trip. Make a game of saving money Another way to save money is to gamify your planning experience. By making a game of saving money you can compete with yourself to see how much money you can save each time you travel. You can cut costs in a variety of ways by looking for inexpensive accommodation, saving on flights, or by using travel points. Gamifying your travel costs allows you to get creative and save more. Communication is key when it comes to couples' travel When traveling with your significant other it is important to take into account what they value as well. Make sure to communicate with them so that you are both on the same page. They may value different things about travel so it is important not to skimp in the areas that matter to them. You should also be understanding of your partner's travel experience. There may be one partner that is more travel savvy than the other. That means that the travel-savvy partner needs to be patient and explain the importance of the things that you do to save money when traveling. It is also important to remember that traveling in retirement will be much different than traveling for work. You are out there to have fun. Listen to this episode with travel expert Danielle Desir to hear how you can travel to any destination affordably. Resources & People Mentioned Boomer Benefits Connect with Danielle Desir Thought Card Podcast How To Save Money In Iceland How Much Does A Four Day Trip To Iceland Cost Iceland: Nature, Nurture and Adventure Connect with Benjamin Brandt Get the Retire-Ready Toolkit: http://retirementstartstodayradio.com/ Follow Ben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/retiremeasap Subscribe to the newsletter: https://retirementstartstodayradio.com/newsletter Subscribe to Retirement Starts Today on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Podbean, Player FM, iHeart, or Spotify
Shampa Bagchi is the Founder and CEO of ConvergeHub (https://www.convergehub.com/), a powerful Customer Relationship Management software that powers business growth and has been recognized as one of the top 10 CRMs in the world by ZDNet (https://www.zdnet.com/article/best-crm/). ConvergeHub is a unified CRM platform with Sales, Marketing, Support and Billing that manages all customer data and activities and puts your business growth on autopilot. It helps you look at your customer and prospects as a whole person by giving you a complete 360 degree view throughout every stage the customer lifecycle. Shampa lives in that intersection between technology, business and people, and is passionate about helping businesses grow quickly by utilizing technology to solve complex challenges and take ideas from concept to reality. Recognized as a leader in the small business community, Shampa counsels businesses on how to use technology to accelerate their business growth. She is also the co-founder of Corelynx (https://www.corelynx.com/), a boutique software development and technology strategy agency providing innovative business solutions to growing organizations. Shampa is the founder of the Business Growth Community on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12112856/) to help entrepreneurs and business leaders succeed by using technology as a catalyst in their business. Contact Shampa: Website Blog LinkedIn Twitter Business Growth Community
It is estimated that there are roughly 4 million Indian-Americans in the United States today and they have made their mark in many fields such as medicine, science, engineering, business, information technology, and philanthropy to name a few. Joining us today is our very special guest, M.R. Rangaswami who has been a leader in helping to bridge East and West, along with his many other accomplishments. Let me tell you about him. M.R. Rangaswami is an entrepreneur, investor, corporate eco-strategy expert, community builder, and philanthropist. Recognized as a software business expert, he participated in the rapid expansion of Silicon Valley. He was named to the Forbes “Midas” list of investors and also recognized by CRN as one of the “top 25 technology executives”. He is also the founder of Indiaspora, a nonprofit community of powerful global Indian leaders from diverse professions who are committed to inspiring the diaspora to be a force for good by providing a platform to collaborate, engage, and catalyze social change. Mr. Rangaswami is also profiled in two books: Those Immigrants by Scott Haas and The $8 Man by Brenda Christensen. He has also contributed a chapter on Silicon Valley in the new book, Kamala Harris and the Rise of Indian Americans. Visit www.mrrangaswami.com & https://indiaspora.org. Listen to the Om Shanti album by Sister Jenna on Spotify. Visit www.americameditating.org and subscribe to our YouTube page at www.YouTube.com/AmericaMeditating.
How does our food environment dictate our health? Well, as it turns out it's incredibly important! Can you believe that in the 1950s and 60s, Americans had comparable obesity levels to the Europeans? What shifted their diets, and ultimately their waistlines, is a number of factors including public policy on nutrition, but also the food environment including portion sizing and the sheer number of choices involved in food consumption.Jack Bobo is the author of ‘Why smart people make bad food choices.' He is also the CEO of Futurity, a food foresight company that advises companies, foundations and governments on emerging food trends and consumer attitudes and behaviors related to the future of food. Recognized by Scientific American in 2015 as one of the 100 most influential people in biotechnology, Jack is a global thought leader and previously served as the Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President for Global Policy and Government Affairs at Intrexon Corporation. Prior to joining Intrexon Jack worked at the U.S. Department of State for thirteen years as a senior advisor for global food policy.Today we'll talk aboutInformation overload in the grocery aislesHow decision fatigue affects your ability to eat wellWhy what you believe to be eating can have a powerful physiological effectChoice ArchitectureDesigning a deliberate foodscape that delivers health outcomes.And what we can learn from the infamous Google canteens that could be applied to the outside worldAs always check out thedoctorskitchen.com for recipes, our community and links to items discussed on the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nate Regier, Ph.D., is the CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting, a global leadership firm dedicated to bringing compassion into the workplace. Dr. Regier is a former practicing psychologist and expert in social-emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, and leadership. Recognized as a Top 100 keynote speaker, he is a Process Communication Model® certified master trainer. Nate is the author of three books: Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires; Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability; and his newest book, Seeing People Through: Unleash Your Leadership Potential with The Process Communication ModelHe hosts a podcast called On Compassion with Dr. Nate, writes a weekly blog, contributes to multiple industry publications and blogs, and is a regular guest on podcasts.Website and Social Media LinksNate's Speaking PageNate's BlogThe Compassion Mindset's WebsitePodcast: On Compassion with Dr. NateNext Element's YouTube ChannelNext Element's LinkedIn PageNate Regier's LinkedIn PageNate Regier's Twitter PageNext Element's Facebook PageRebel HR is a podcast for HR professionals and leaders of people who are ready to make some disruption in the world of work.We'll be discussing topics that are disruptive to the world of work and talk about new and different ways to approach solving those problems.Follow Rebel HR Podcast at:www.rebelhumanresources.comhttps://twitter.com/rebelhrguyhttps://www.facebook.com/rebelhrpodcastwww.kyleroed.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-roed/Rebel ON, HR Rebels! Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rebelhrpodcast)
In episode #131 of The Hormone P.U.Z.Z.L.E Podcast, our guest Angela Grassi talks about Supplements for PCOS. More about Angela Grassi: Angela Grassi is an internationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, and consultant. She is the founder of The PCOS Nutrition Center where she provides evidence-based nutrition information and coaching to women with PCOS to help them reclaim their lives from PCOS without diets. Her research and work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Angela is the author of several books on PCOS including PCOS: The Dietitian's Guide, The PCOS Workbook: Your Guide to Complete Physical and Emotional Health, and The PCOS Nutrition Center Cookbook. Recognized by Today's Dietitian as one of the Top 10 Incredible Dietitian's making a difference, Angela is the past recipient for The Outstanding Nutrition Entrepreneur Award, The Award in Excellence in Practice in Women's Health and The Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition to PCOS, Angela has been treating individuals with eating disorders for over 20 years. Having PCOS herself, Angela has been dedicated to advocacy, education, and research of the syndrome. For more information visit her website, www.PCOSnutrition.com. Thank you for listening! Follow Angela on Instagram: @pcosnutrition Grab her FREE Ditch the Diets: The 5 Strategies that DO work for PCOS Guide HERE. Follow Coach Kela on Instagram: @kela_healthcoach Get your FREE Fertility Meal Plan: https://coachkela.com/ For sponsorship opportunities, email HPS Media at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhwestover/) talks with Vivian Blade about the difference in being an influencer or being an influential leader. See the video here: https://youtu.be/GkEI0U4QkKA. Recognized as one of Engagedly's Top 100 Global HR Influencers of 2021, Vivian Blade (https://www.linkedin.com/in/vivianblade/), MBA, MBB, PMP is a sought-after leadership expert and thought leader. She works with the world's top brands, equipping leaders with the resilience that inspires teams to recover quickly in the face of ongoing disruption and thrive in spite of insurmountable odds. Her impact is felt as a frequent speaker for association conferences, and in delivering transformative leadership development programs, executive coaching and consulting for corporations. Check out Dr. Westover's new book, 'Bluer than Indigo' Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/bluerthanindigo. Check out Dr. Westover's book, The Alchemy of Truly Remarkable Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/leadershipalchemy. Check out the latest issue of the Human Capital Leadership magazine, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/hci-magazine. Ranked #6 Performance Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/performance_management_podcasts/ Ranked #6 Workplace Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/workplace_podcasts/ Ranked #7 HR Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/hr_podcasts/ Ranked #12 Talent Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/talent_management_podcasts/ Ranked in the Top 20 Personal Development and Self-Improvement Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/personal_development_podcasts/ Ranked in the Top 30 Leadership Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hcipodcast/support
Local students competed in a competition of various trade skills; Cobb's mask mandate expired Tuesday night; Kennesaw State was recognized as one of the top schools for minority graduation. #CobbCounty #Georgia #LocalNews #KennesawState #KSU - - - The Marietta Daily Journal Podcast is local news for Marietta, Kennesaw, Smyrna, and all of Cobb County. Subscribe today, so you don't miss an episode! MDJOnline Register Here for your essential digital news. Find additional episodes of the MDJ Podcast here. This Podcast was produced and published for the Marietta Daily Journal and MDJ Online by BG Ad Group on 11-17-2021 For advertising inquiries, please email email@example.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today's guest is marketing and leadership expert, Blair Primis. Before finding his way into the healthcare industry, Blair started his marketing career working with some of the world's biggest brands. Today, he is the senior vice president of marketing and talent management for OrthoCarolina – one of the country's largest orthopedic practices. During our conversation […]
As PepsiCo's Global Marketing Director of Sustainability & Purpose, Maddy Kulkarni has been an integral part of charting a new course for one of the world's largest enterprises. And now she's passing on that knowledge to younger generations as a professor at the University of Texas. She even created her own textbook! In this episode Maddy and I chatted about the importance of educating the next generation of business leaders on how to blend purpose and profit, the case studies she uses from PepsiCo, and some of the exciting details of pep+ (pep Positive), a strategic end-to-end transformation of PepsiCo that will drive growth by restoring the planet and inspiring positive behavior change. Maddy Kulkarni Maddy Kulkarni is the recent author of Social Impact Marketing: The Essential Guide for Changemakers, a textbook for her new course at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is also the Global Marketing Director for Sustainability & Purpose at PepsiCo where she consults marketing leaders on how to connect the organization's sustainability agenda with their consumers through the voice of their brands. Recognized as a 40 Under 40 business leader by Dallas Business Journal, Maddy has served on boards of Social Venture Partners, the Terry Foundation, and the PR Committee of the Dallas Arboretum. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Dallas Heroes Project, an organization that creates engaging marketing campaigns to drive awareness of the positive impact local heroes and organizations are making in their communities. Through her new textbook, she is enjoying teaching our next generation of leaders on how marketing can be a force for good. This episode of Lead With We was produced and edited by Goal 17 Media and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify. You can also watch episodes on YouTube at WeFirstTV. Resources Visit leadwithwe.com to learn more about Simon's new book or search for “Lead With We” on Amazon, Google Books or Barnes & Noble. Learn more about PepsiCo's pep+ strategic plan at pepsico.com/pepsicopositive Connect with Maddy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madhura16 For case studies and other free resources about purposeful business, go to WeFirstBranding.com
In this Episode: Jim is a Sensei in the Martial Arts with over 35 years of training. Along with teaching Martial Arts, DJing and doing commentating, Jim's full-time job is as a Dedicated Account Manager, along with holding positions as the ESOP Chairperson and Wellness Coordinator at Haylor, Freyer and Coon. About James McGarvey: Highly motivated and inspirational leader with over 25 years of leadership experience. Specializing in high performing dedicated teams where customers demand a higher level of performance and satisfaction. Recognized skills in motivation, mentoring, and mediating between employees, and in leading team projects. To contact Jim: LinkedIn Profile: linkedin.com/in/james-mcgarvey-b0777941 Website: teamfeidt.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: JimMcGarvey Podcasts Referenced: ARN Podcast Ep. 269: The 3 Laws of Focus: https://www.achieveresultsnow.com/single-post/the-3-laws-of-focus ARN Podcast Ep. 218: The Shoe Rack Principle: https://www.achieveresultsnow.com/single-post/the-shoe-rack-principle ARN Suggested Reading: Blessings In the Bullshit: A Guided Journal For Finding The BEST In Every Day – by Mark Cardone & Theron Feidt https://www.amazon.com/Blessings-Bullshit-Guided-Journal-Finding/dp/B09FP35ZXX/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=blessings+in+the+bullshit&qid=1632233840&sr=8-1 https://www.achieveresultsnow.com/leaders-are-readers Questions: Do you have a question you want answered in a future podcast? Go to AchieveResultsNow.com to submit. Connect with Us: Get access to some of the great resources that we use at: www.AchieveResultsNow.com/success-store www.AchieveResultsNow.com www.facebook.com/achieveresultsnow www.twitter.com/nowachieve Thank you for listening to the Achieve Results NOW! Podcast. The podcast that gives you immediate actions you can take to start seeing life shifting results NOW!
A good friend of the show and a key piece to the success of Dotloop joins us this week on the podcast. Alex Allison is the Founder and CEO of the pioneering hospitality brand, D. Alexander, and the Founder and Managing Partner of D. Alexander Capital - together, a vertically integrated real estate investment platform that owns and manages homes in destination-oriented locations, operated with a tech-enabled experience and "radical consistency" from home-to-home. Recognized for visionary brand building, inventive behavioral and market research, and pioneering economic modeling -- Alex's work is centered around developing, aligning, and forecasting value-equations and evolutionary market forces, for mainstream consumption and adoption. Read some of his visionary thoughts on the asset revolution here and how he believes covid will change travel forever. Alex got his start in real estate in 2008 as the founding team of Dotloop, where he led the company's marketing, brand, and growth efforts from inception to acquisition by Zillow Group in 2015, and emerging markets up until launching D. Alexander in 2019. At Dotloop, he was the driving force behind the brand, proving market fit and new revenue creation until the company was acquired. His marketing vision and leadership drove the company to become the most prominent B2B brand in residential real estate, landing the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine, gaining national media attention from the likes of Forbes, FoxBusiness and the WSJ, and achieving $10M in SaaS ARR through high-growth marketing, bold PR, and world-class branding. He spent 3 years leading new channels of business and emerging markets and built the companies developer platform into one of the most robust real estate integration ecosystem with 60 of the top real estate tech brands in real estate. His expertise includes brand building, growth marketing, large-scale enterprise value-creation, and developing win-win partnership models.Alex is a distance runner and enjoys discovering unique travel experiences and destinations across the world. He's a mentor with the leading real estate industry focused VC firms, Moderne Ventures as well as Second Century Ventures NAR Reach and advisor to early-stage companies. Alex studied entrepreneurship at Northern Kentucky University where he played 4 years of collegiate soccer on one of the top teams in the country.Alex has written content for Forbes as well as many other channels for real estate thought leadership. You can follow Alex and reach out to him below.Company website: DA CapitalFull list of Newsbeat coverageBrand website: staydalexander.comTwitter/insta: @staydalexanderTwitter: @DAlexanderCap Twitter: @alexdallison Support the show (https://paypal.me/sidehustlecity)
Emily Harman is trailblazer, and part of the sixth class of women to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy. Recognized as a role model, she served as a Company Officer and Leadership Instructor in the U.S. Naval Academy. But somehow she got lost along the way. The responsibilities of being a career woman and mother drowned out any dreams she may have had about the future she really wanted. Eventually, she became a coach so she could help other women find themselves in the second half of life. Find out more at EmilyHarman.com. Check out https://copenotes.com/zestful for an innovative app that supports mental health. Find out more about the Zestful Aging Podcast at ZestfulAging.com.
Paul Axton Preaches - The origin of desire in God also points to a surprising resolution to the primal human need. Paul indicates, with the Psalmist, it is not our knowing but being known by God that aligns with primal desire. Become a Patron! If you enjoyed this podcast, please consider donating to support our work.
Recognized as one of Brazil's greatest singers, Marisa Monte returns with new music after a decade hiatus as she prepares to tour next Spring. “Vento Sardo” is the first song out and has special significance as she teams up with Uruguayan Oscar and Grammy winning singer/songwriter Jorge Drexler for a mix of Spanish and Portuguese lyrics.
Doug Leeby is the CEO of Beeline, a global SaaS technology company and solution provider for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. With offices in the US, UK, Australia, and the Philippines, Beeline serves the world's largest and most respected brands by managing over $40B in contingent workforce spend. Recognized as an industry innovator and customer champion, Doug has led Beeline to become the largest independent provider of solutions for managing all categories of non-fulltime talent, including temporary staff, professional contractors, service workers, consultants, project-based workers, and independent contractors. Doug is in his 18th year at Beeline and is based at the company's headquarters in Jacksonville, FL. He has been included on Staffing Industry Analyst's list of the “100 Most Influential People in Staffing” every year since 2012. Doug believes strongly in culture and through his servant-minded leadership has created a corporate culture built on trust and diversity. Doug attended Vanderbilt University where he earned his BA in History and his M.Ed. in Human Resources. He enjoys learning, interacting with interesting people, the outdoors, and any and all time with his family.
Meet Rachel Druckenmiller: Rachel is the Founder of UNMUTED… and a highly sought after speaker, facilitator and trainer Rachel is on a mission to humanize the workplace by igniting resilience, connection, engagement and compassion in organizations, associations and their leaders and teams. Recognized as the #1 Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. in 2015, a 40 Under 40 Game Changer in 2019, and one of The Daily Record's Leading Women of 2020, Rachel is a national thought leader in the field of wellbeing and employee engagement. Known for her refreshing, dynamic and relatable approach, she has reached tens of thousands of people through her in-person and virtual learning experiences as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and leadership trainer. Rachel has worked with large and small organizations alike… and her work has been published on Thrive Global and mindbodygreen. What I love about Rachel is that she is a literal voice for all of us...We all have things to say, things we care deeply about, things we believe in, things that we would like to change. But it is all too easy to silence certain parts of ourselves, certain aspects of our of being. Why do we do this? To fit in, to not ruffle feathers, to avoid confrontation, to not be made fun of… and the list goes on… but the bottom line is that if we are being honest, many of us are living a smaller version of who we really are because we DO mute ourselves in one way or another. So if you're an entrepreneur with a vision, an employee or employer who knows you have more to offer, a parent who wants to create the environment for your kids to be fully expressed young people, or simply someone wanting to unlock more of your own potential in all areas of your life… this is the episode for you. Connect with Rachel: http://facebook.com/unmutedllc https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachelbdruckenmiller/ https://www.instagram.com/unmutedlife/ ... If you're interested in learning more about challenges and how you can use them to maximize your reach, increase your impact and grow your coaching business just click here: http://mychallengecreator.com/
It's often hard to recognize when your organization needs an overhaul. However, culture change is often needed to better the organization and prevent toxicity from stewing. Today's guest is Pete Havel, a leading speaker, trainer, and consultant on workplace culture, leadership, and office politics. Recognized as an authority on toxic workplaces with his latest book, The Arsonist in the Office: Fireproofing Your Life Against Toxic Coworkers, Bosses, Employees, and Culture, Pete braved potential backlash to offer insight on how you can deal with toxic people in the workplace. With recent events such as the untimely death of George Floyd, more eyes are looking into the culture surrounding police departments. Join in as Dr. Kevin Sansberry and Pete discuss potential solutions and blind spots not only for the department but employees as well. The Toxic Leadership PodcastInstagram: @ToxicLeadershipPodcastTwitter: @ToxicLeaderShow Dr. Kevin Sansberry II is a behavioral scientist and executive coach with expertise in toxic leadership, human capital strategy, and creating inclusive cultures of belonging to enhance organization performance. Over the years, Kevin has focused on providing research-informed solutions in various settings such as higher education, nonprofit, sales, and corporate environments. Follow KEVRA: The Culture Company on Linkedin to keep up with your favorite behavioral scientist, Dr. Sansberry. KEVRA: The Culture Company is specifically designed and optimized for leaders who are experiencing turnover, low employee morale, and seek to move the needle further with their initiatives. Our organizational culture and inclusion strategies are a leading consulting service that helps you gain increased retention, increased productivity, and a reputation as an inclusive organization, and unlike competitors, our services are underpinned with unique research and experience in the field of toxic organizational culture and how to create inclusive environments that stick. Have a question for Dr. Sansberry? Visit askdrkev.com to send your leadership and organizational-related questions. https://linktr.ee/ToxicLeadershipPodcastLove the show? Subscribe, rate, review & share! https://thetoxicleadershippodcast.com/
Learn how engaging the power of self-renewal, building a support network and managing your energy can increase your ability to be more vibrant, creative, energized and resourced in all areas of your life. Renee shares simple practices and science-based tools for feeling more focused, connected and calm no matter how crazy your life is.
Raven highlights Joshua Johnston, a portrait painter from Maryland born into slavery in the 1760s, who helped pave the way for other black artists. Learn More! JOSHUA JOHNSTON (CA. 1763-1832) https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/johnston-joshua-c-1763-1832/ Johnson, Joshua https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/johnson-joshua Email us! email@example.com. Follow us! Instagram https://www.instagram.com/isquaredpodcast/ Twitter @I_squaredpod https://twitter.com/I_SquaredPod Facebook page http://www.fb.me/ISquaredPod Music credit: "Chill Wave" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Working passionately to make a difference for all working women, Sarah Alter found her calling in the non-profit world after a successful career in the for-profit world. Motivated by the passion and energy drawn from her experiences with other female leaders, Sarah knew she had found her why when NEW, the Network of Executive Women came knocking. Sarah Alter is president and CEO of NEW, a non-profit learning leadership and gender equality advocacy organization of other 13,500 members representing nearly 900 organizations, over 300 national and regional corporate partners and 23 regional groups in the US and Canada. NEW advances gender equality and diversity across many industries including retail, consumer goods, financial services and technology. Sarah joined NEW in 2017 and has wide ranging executive leadership experience in the market NEW represents. During her tenure Sarah successfully expanded the scope of NEW ‘s mission to include advancing ALL women. Under Sarah NEW has focused on supporting women of color, building male allyship, new generations coming into the workforce and most recently, how COVID 19 has impacted women in the workplace. Using cutting edge business practices and powerful DEI solutions, NEW has created real impact and under Sara's leadership, continues to see significant growth in membership and partnerships. Recognized by news outlets such as The Wall Street Journal as a voice of authority, NEW's board includes executives from Target, P&G, Walmart, Google, Visa, Accenture, Coke, PepsiCo and Deloitte who provide diverse perspectives and financial support needed to go further faster. What You Will Hear in This Episode: Sarah's professional journey in the for profit world and experience with biases and discrimination as a precursor to NEW Shesession, Shecovery and Women's advancement progress The small cumulative things that impact women's careers. Embracing and building diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Inherent biases and culturally aware and sustainable systemic policies, practices, philosophies, metrics and incentives. Enlightening male allies. Quotes: “People are going to bring different perspectives and you have to appreciate and respect them so long as you don't cross that line of immorality or lack of integrity or ethics.” “Your business will be exponentially more successful and sustainable if you embrace and build diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.” “You have to be comfortable being uncomfortable” - unknown Mentioned: Beyond Allies NEWOnline.org Gendered Ageism Survey Results Forbes article 5 Tips to own the superpower of your age Not Done Yet! Not Done Yet! Amazon Bonniemarcusleadership.com The Politics of Promotion Fb @Bonnie.Marcus LinkedIn: @Bonniemarcus Twitter: @selfpromote IG: @self_promote_
What you'll learn in this episode: Why Amy onboards new law firms with a day of learning, and why familiarity with the business is crucial for long-term relationships with law firms Why it is beneficial to have parallel relationships between the level of law firm associates and the level of in-house counsel Why law firms that are passed over by in-house counsel in the first round shouldn't give up on forging a relationship How junior attorneys can build relationships with in-house counsel without overstepping boundaries Why diversity and inclusion is more than just a buzzword About Amy Yeung Amy Yeung is General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, for Lotame, the world's leading unstacked data solutions company. Recognized as an expert in digital data and privacy, Yeung was previously Deputy General Counsel at Comscore, which she successfully helped guide through a corporate crisis. She also served as Vice President of Legal at Dataminr and Assistant General Counsel for ZeniMax. Yeung earned a J.D. from Duke University School of Law and a B.A. in political science from the University of Chicago. Additional resources: Amy Yeung's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-yeung-0518883/ Lotame - Website: https://www.lotame.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LotameSolutions LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lotame/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lotame Law Firm Marketing Catalyst Podcast The relationship between law firms and in-house counsel is complex, but it boils down to one thing: how well each party understands the other. That's a lesson Amy Yeung, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Lotame, has learned all too well during her time as in-house counsel. She joined the Law Firm Marketing Catalyst Podcast to talk about how she selects the law firms she works with, how junior attorneys can prepare for partnership, and why diversity and inclusion isn't just a fad. Read the episode transcript here. Sharon: Welcome to the Law Firm Marketing Catalyst Podcast. Today, my guest is Amy Yeung, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Lotame Data Management. The Lotame Data Management platform is a data collection application that gathers and unifies audience data from a plethora of sources such as blogs and websites as well as offline information. Today, we'll hear more about that as well as how Amy evaluates and selects outside counsel. Amy, welcome to the program. Amy: Thank you so much. I'm delighted to be here. Sharon: Thank you so much. It's great for you to talk with us. Give us an overview of your career path. You're quite accomplished. Amy: You've very kind and generous, thank you. I went to law school, and from that, I clerked in the Delaware Court of Chancery under Vice-Chancellor Parsons, which was a phenomenal experience and gave me a chance to look at corporate law and corporate law litigation. After that, I joined the wonderful firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, where I was in a very broad securities group that included regulatory litigation enforcement as well as some corporate work. It was from that point in time that I took, let's call it, an early detour. These days it's a little different, but at that time, going in-house was not expected, certainly not at those mid-level years. I spent nearly seven years at my first in-house counsel role. They were a publisher, and I helped them expand it for print and software across to a global platform. It was a phenomenal experience. I really enjoyed it. I think for all the lawyers and law firm individuals in the audience, it was a great way to get your chops and have an opportunity to work through a variety of issues, for me, squarely in the software and data space. During that time, I became a subject matter expert in data privacy and product counsel, which I mentioned. These days it has a name and phrase; back then, not so much. I also gained understanding of hardware, software, intellectual property and a lot of those issues. It's from that experience that I became general counsel for the then-unicorn in New York. There was another company that had already gone public, and this company, Dataminr, focused on social media and big data in the software and data space. In that regard, I helped them scale and easily pivot in significant ways. My work for Dataminr included things like getting certain tweets better geolocated and specific to subject matter that is an interest and for organizations like, say, the Orlando Pulse nightclub. At that point in time, when there was a shooting in a gay nightclub, it provided media opportunities, like there were eyeballs inside the club just because of the number of people that were tweeting about the situation indoors. It really has made and continues to make such an impact on how we think about tweets, how tweets can be used in the broader public policy and global arena. These days when we get news, there's a reason why there are now tweets incorporated in stories about Pulse. Otherwise a journalist would have to go and search for them instead of tweets just being provided and shared by somebody. From there, I went to Comscore, which was going through a corporate crisis. Two public companies merged, and then weeks later, an SEC investigation was announced for corporate recognition. So, I was comprehensively redoing business development with clients and redoing data privacy in light of the impending GDPR requirements. They were going through a lot of financial and other considerations. Where I am today is Lotame, which is still in the space which focuses on advertising technology, and in that regard, continues to do a lot of data collection. I continue to stay in software and data, but I'm particularly in this area. I help companies and organizations get to audiences and bridge the gap and encourage the sale of the products that we sell. Sharon: It seems like an amazing application and platform, to be able to gather all this data from different sources and build a picture of who you're targeting or where they are. Amy: That's absolutely right. Certainly, many of the companies I've been involved with have a component of that. At ZeniMax, they started, frankly, in the digital age and did digital advertising when very few people were focused on that, not knowing, of course, that there would be a big pivot in the coming years. They do have a platform to be able to incorporate advertising data themselves. Dataminr had a slightly different use scenario, especially when it comes to where the true value is in the company, but being familiar with how one uses those platforms to derive those insights is very much fundamental to Comscore. What we want to focus on, which is to your point, Sharon, is really understanding who your audience is, trying to drill down and get that full picture. Also, as we all realize, we have a laptop for work; we have a different laptop for personal use; there's a phone. What we do on each of these devices is very different, and it's also very different from how we watch TV or use Roku. These days, as I know we all realize as marketers ourselves, are trying to get that singular picture, which is very complex. We're not trying to bombard you across all the platforms, in most instances anyway. We're trying to get a personal product directed to you when you're using your personal device, as compared to a work-related product when you're using a work-related device. Sharon: It sounds like as you've been building your career, you've had to learn about marketing, or get more into marketing. How has that been for you, as somebody who didn't study that in school? All lawyers have to be marketers, yes, but— Amy: That's absolutely right. You're so on point. I'll say one thing here is knowing what your core products are at the heart. I serve as strategic advisor to these companies. Of course, there are certain areas in the law, in data privacy, in intellectual property, that could put me in a much larger position or disproportionate position to be able to serve as a strategic advisor as the companies themselves pivot what they're trying to sell. That's certainly one of the key areas, but to your point, other things I didn't study in school include the business of the business itself, as well as the marketing. I am grateful to have individuals who are generous with their time to help me understand what they do, which gives me the opportunity to think about how I can service them and service their needs. Also, frankly, I'm a consumer just like everybody else. There are lots of things I like buying. In that vein, perhaps different from some of the other areas of my practice, it is intuitively helpful to have those analogies, because I'm a consumer just like anybody and everybody else. Keeping my finger on the pulse of how marketing turns and what those initiatives are helps me round out the picture, which in turn helps me become the best strategic advisor I can be. Sharon: I would imagine that when you're evaluating outside counsel, or when a lawyer's trying to get to know you, that demonstrating that understanding would be very important to you. Amy: It's essential for every company I work with. I will say that, especially when it comes to law firms, one of my expectations—and I know this is not typical, although perhaps it may not be far off the standard—is that I always expect our new law firms to onboard with a day of learning with us. I say that because I have been counseling disruptive companies across all life cycles, so many of these companies are going through a significant change. It's not standard work, and I'm not looking for a standard law firm; I'm looking a partner in the long run. In order for you to best serve me, and for me to be able to best serve my clients, it means understanding what the business does, understanding where the asks are coming from in the big picture. It also relates to the level of risk, because in each of these companies there has been a different risk. There have been different short-term and long-term risks that we know and need to balance. That is the explanation to how there have been some wonderfully successful law firms I've worked with in the past. I think we all recognize and agree that the legal answer needs to be massaged in shape for the client, but it's really difficult, I think, for the law firms and partners and teams to give unqualified advice if you don't have familiarity with the types of choices and operational work the company is going through. Some of that is default. For a large, multinational public company, you can probably guess what that risk is going to be, or for a public company in a corporate turnaround. That probably gives you some ideas you can guess at, but there's still a wide variety. The day of learning is very much an investment with both parties, both the partners and anticipated staff on my side, individuals and executive leadership—who also have busy days—to share in terms of understanding what everybody does. Sharon: When you select outside counsel, are you looking at it for your clients or for your company, or for both? Who are you choosing for? It sounds like you're advising your clients as to who would be a good firm to talk to. Amy: Yeah, there's a little bit of that. Obviously, when I say client, I mean the people in the company I service. Some of it's a little bit of both of those pockets. As general counsel, I'm looking at their whole company's profile and what the risk is. There's certainly a level of understanding what we can do on the legal side to make sure we've got a well-rounded team, which includes reaching out to outside counsel and drawing the line between what's in and out based on experiences with what the company's gone through and the current legal team. After that, selecting a law firm and understanding their expertise and niche is, perhaps to your quite astute point, Sharon, a little bit of magic as well as a science, in that you are looking for the right fit, the right team with the leader, what their fundamental goals and purposes are. That can significantly narrow or generally broaden the number of law firms that are in that pipeline. I will say for me, the best practice, both normatively as well as philosophically, is that I will ask for multiple RFPs from different law firms. I want to give everybody a shot. I also want to give many individuals an opportunity to get to know us, because even if this time it doesn't work out, it still gives us exposure and a learning opportunity. I think fundamentally, that's important. Sharon: Have you ever gone back to a firm when you initially selected a different firm, but the other firm stuck in your mind? Something came up and you went back to them and said, “This would be great for you,” or “I'd like to work with you on this.” Amy: Yeah, I think that goes along with the philosophical approach of a long-term partner. It doesn't make sense, in my opinion, to spend that much time thinking about an isolated circumstance. I think there's a lot to be learned. Frankly, I wouldn't be doing an RFP if the team wouldn't be learning something new. To your point, there are several times I can think of off the top of my mind. I might not have any doubt, but either we learn something new, or, frankly, it comes down to the way the firm continues to build and maintain their relationship. They've already given more reason to take a look at them a second time. Sharon: How have they continued to build? How would you suggest somebody continue to build on that initial contact of presenting an RFP? How do they build and maintain that relationship and demonstrate that they would be the firm for you the next time around? Amy: There are any number of ways a firm can do this. I'm thinking about discrete examples that can be useful. I think it's fair to say we all get hundreds of emails a day, so adding a line to a newsletter, while it may be on point, doesn't actually help me winnow down what's useful. There are a number of partners, for example—and not even partners, associates—who will add another line or two as they forward, to say specifically, “Take a look at X, because I think X would be applicable.” By definition, if they catch my eye, it gives me the opportunity to examine a lending opportunity and say, “Yes, that was very much on point,” or “No, it wasn't.” It's a next step which in and of itself I see as a learning opportunity. There are events, for example. I know it is frequent that people want to send those along. It's often useful for the contextualization, such as, “This event might be of use in particular. When we talked about X, I thought the panel at Y would be really useful to you.” Again, it's an opportunity to learn more about us. It's an opportunity for them to respond and think about somebody on the team, if not myself, to join. There are a number of conferences and events that law firms have and host. You can see where I'm going with this item. Knowledge about that for in-house counsel, especially when compared to my law firm experience, resources are far fewer. Being able to quantify that, especially in a discrete way for my team, is helpful. We've all got so many virtual panels right now, so having a virtual panel, a virtual conference alone, is not necessarily going to move the needle. But again, being tactful about it paves the way for that type of relationship, because I know you're not going to inundate me; I know you're already working hard to understand the business in different ways. That is a distinguishing factor, in my opinion, with a number of law firms and individuals who reach out. Sharon: I think it's important for lawyers and marketers to hear the fact that you do consider firms you passed over the first time around. I'm sure a lot of lawyers say, “Well, that was a waste of time,” and put the RFP on the shelf and never look at it or think about you or your needs again, whereas it sounds like it would be worth it for them to build on what they've already invested. Amy: I think that's right. Sharon: You've been involved in several attorney organizations. Can you tell us about which ones, attorney or personal, that have been most beneficial? Maybe you've identified lawyers there at times because you've gotten to know them. Amy: I'll say as somebody who builds teams, I'm always on the lookout. When I think back to any of the organizations where I haven't otherwise met someone connected with somebody or hired in some capacity—I'm not sure I can think of one where I haven't had that situation. As we all know, talent comes in all shapes and forms, so it's my role to keep my eyes open in that regard. To your first question, Sharon, I certainly had a wonderful and many years with the D.C. Bar and the ADA, both being elected in initial polls with the D.C. Bar as well as some of those roles overlapping with the American Bar Association. I found that organization to be and continues to be wonderful and a great source of broad legal networking and the like. It was great, especially for me in understanding contextually the variety of things that somebody, even in the business law section or another section, could still be involved in. With that said, since then, I've also been very active and involved in other groups, which might arguably be a little smaller in nature. That includes, for example, NAPABA and other voluntary bar organizations. Sharon: NAPABA? I'm not familiar with that one. Amy: Sure. NAPABA is the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. It's a great group of individuals. Ultimately, we are not only serving our leadership on the local level with NAPABA D.C., but also on the national level, culminating with my last role as the Chair of Diversity and Inclusion in that committee. I am also serving in leadership as the char elect for the Association of Corporate Counsel, ACC. It provides an opportunity for in-house counsel to come together and share their experiences in a way that, as some would say, avoids the law firm “sharks in water” situation and permits individuals to speak frankly about their experiences. I think the ACC, under this leadership, does a wonderful job of being able to balance that. We all realize it's a full life cycle in terms of needs between companies as well as law firms and law organizations in order for all of us to be successful in our careers. That's been a wonderful set of experiences with law. Sharon: You mentioned diversity and inclusion. Has that grown in importance? Have you ever experienced that a law firm has brought in a team to meet you, and they had their token Asian, let's say, or their token ethnicity to prove diversity and inclusion? How has that been for you? Amy: I have to say it's been a bumpy road. I'd like to think the issue is much more prominent on its face, and in particular much deeper and richer conversations are happening. To your point, I do still have experiences where individuals will pull together a team and think that's the right message to send to me, but ultimately that message is short-lived and doesn't actually prove itself out in the way the work is done and the way in which the individuals themselves are being paid and compensated. Those are issues and concerns that I have always been of the mind to note. I would be surprised if there's any in-house counsel in a position to hire where that isn't a competitive factor. That's the case, at least for me, in software data, because all of my companies and teams have been global in nature. The reason for that is because from my perspective, it is impossible for me in my role to be able provide the appropriate guidance to a company that has so many points of view. So, I need my teams, whether or not they're inside the four walls of the company, to be able to provide the creative guidance and global perspective in order to advise the business. If they're not able to do that, I'm not doing my job, and if I'm not doing my job, you know what needs to happen. I've had a lot of success in that. Maybe one can say, “Well, she's in software; she's in data and a lot of things.” I admit that things like pivots of a company, disruptive business ideas, these are all traits that can only encourage a diverse team to be able to come up with creative solutions. I also admit that, at least for a while there, this industry probably entertains larger, greater ideas in that scenario than perhaps a traditional company, but you can't tell me, especially in the days of Covid, that there isn't a company that isn't otherwise struggling for better places broadly in our ecosystem. If I don't have these few clients, I simply don't do enough of a good job for my company. My team is encouraged to think outside of the box, in alignment with the legal requirements of what needs to happen. Where we end up ultimately is another thing, but I want to make sure my team is supportive of the company leads, and in order to do that, we need global views, whether or not that's in data privacy, whether or not that's in intellectual property. We need to be able to see and peer around the corner. The only way we are able to do that is when there are fresh perspectives and multiple perspectives, when we discuss and debate, and then ultimately align with the course of action that comes with the next steps. Sharon: Do you see things outside of your firm? Do you see things changing in the world of diversity and inclusion, things that are going to stick? Maybe people are saying, “Well, that's the buzzword of today,” like Earth Day was the buzzword decades ago and then it popped up again. At least, that's my interpretation. Amy: Yeah, it's a great question, Sharon, and I thank you for asking it, because it's a very important topic. I mentioned earlier that the conversations these days are richer. By that, I not only mean total conversations and the transparency with which these conversations happen, but also in terms of the metrics that I and a number of other general counsel and chief legal officers expect. We anticipate a more fulsome picture, especially from law firms, in their data. I was just having a conversation last week with a global law firm. They had identified mutual stacks in terms of initial hiring and the like. We all know and recognize that we need to invite diversity of all sorts. It continues to be a work in progress, but is perhaps the easiest of all of the steps to achieve, to be able to then build that in your attention and create that pipeline is something I think all companies or organizations continue to struggle with. This is what I would expect to be the next steps in this dialogue. How has your firm retained diverse individuals moving up? How has your firm been able to elevate? I've worked with partners in law firms to be able to ensure that potential elevations are getting the substantive work that puts individuals in a position to be partner ready. We need that. That, to me, is a full cycle of success for all lawyers. That is the business model that I not only believe in, but I actually put the investment in. That is how this conversation is richer, but we need more people in the conversation, and we need more transparency with respect to how we can advance the profession overall. Sharon: What would your advice be to emerging attorneys or those that want to rise up the ladder, who don't have the sponsorship or patronage you're talking about? I think it's fabulous to be able to say to a partner, “This is a person we need to groom.” How would you suggest that lawyers pierce the corporate veil, in a sense, to get to you? That's my vision of it. Amy: Yeah, that's a great question. I'll add to your good observations what I've described as a dialogue. It happens over the course of a few years, so it's not just me who might say, “You've got an excellent attorney for these following reasons.” It's a way for us to get that full cycle of improving the next generation of attorneys coming in, which is what I hope all juniors in our space want to do. With that said, there are a number of things a junior attorney can do to put themselves on the radar. I know from a law firm perspective, the one thing that is often said is do the best you can do. Always say yes, all of those good things that I don't need to go over in our interview today. But certainly make a mark on the people for whom you work. These days, more junior attorneys are getting mentorship with their counterparts, which is amazing and certainly didn't exist when I was on the law firm side or when we went to in-house counsel. I think there are more people on the in-house counsel side that create the opportunity for those parallels. I think that would be another thing I would tell junior attorneys to ask, which is to say—at least in my book, I make sure all of my attorneys start getting early exposure with law firm colleagues. It's important not only to understand the cadence and the business model, but also to build upon the ways in which one can create a relationship. If I'm expecting you on my side, that's an opportunity attorneys can ask for on the other side, which is to say, “Look, I'm not going to bill for my time, but it goes without saying there cannot always be a fly on the wall. I'd love to hear that early exposure about the way in which you, senior counsel or partner, are able to manage the client. Help me understand the political dynamic on this case. What's the risk profile?” Being curious and thoughtful about the group picture is something that a decade ago, I don't know that law firms were necessarily thinking about in terms of giving the right answer. That's a terrible generalization. I don't mean it to be quite literal, but what I mean to say is that these days, there are so many more opportunities. It's so much better for senior attorneys to bring in their junior attorneys to have that experience and start giving attorneys earlier opportunities for that exposure to be thinking about as they rise. I'm pretty positive that a lot of junior law firm attorneys I speak with or mentor are looking for that. It's a huge benefit to them in so many different ways. Sharon: I could see how it would be a tremendous benefit in having the people within the firm know who you are and what you can do, but I'm saying, “Hey, I don't want to wait around for that,” or “Yes, I do that, but I want to get to know you better,” or “I want you to see what I'm learning here.” Basically, how do I get to you without having to wait for the partner to make the introduction or do whatever he or she has to do to get me to you? What's the best way to do that? Speak at conferences? Publish? What are you looking at? Amy: That's a really great question. Let me see if I can't break it down, because you raise what is, at the essence, a complication of human dynamics. I don't mean that to be so philosophical, but I think that's true, because there's no one way that's going to catch my eye or catch somebody's eye. When you accurately identify, for example, writing an article, that is bound to catch somebody's eye. I don't know if it's going to catch my eye or somebody else's, but you got to put yourself out there. That's the number one rule in marketing, they say. You can't get the business unless you're at least trying to do that. There is some nuance in the other suggestions I raised, which is to say I'm not sure. I wouldn't necessary be advocating for a junior attorney who's on an account to directly reach out to the general counsel without having connected with the relationship partner. Sharon: I understand, but what if the relationship partner—if they don't feel threatened, let's say—says to the junior attorney, “You've got to figure out how we're going to build this relationship with Amy. We have our foot in the door. Where do we go from here? I'm too busy to think about it. You come up with a plan.” What would you say? What would your advice be? You've given us ideas, but how would you help advise him to expand the relationship? Amy: For a junior attorney? Sharon: To maybe go to the relationship partner or one of the partners and say, “Hey, I have Amy's ear. Let's do something with it.” Amy: Yeah, it's a great question. I would hope that all junior attorneys are thinking about how the state of relationship is more than just doing the work and thinking about the bigger picture. Maybe one way I would respond to this—again, this really does boil down to human relations—is that if this individual is involved in other types of organizations, such as the voluntary bar, it's a good opportunity. To answer your question, Sharon, which I think gets to the heart of human dynamics, I would hope that every junior attorney is thinking more broadly than just, “Let me do the work that's being asked of me,” and they are learning more about the client; they're thinking about the business relationship and, in particular for those who want to help develop the business, are taking all of the experiences they're learning from in each of their client matters and understanding where the core of that relationship is. That relationship can change quite drastically, whether it's a core corporate client of the law firm versus somebody who's smaller. To answer your question more specifically how a junior attorney might be able to help expand, I think this is also where things like bar associations or just your knowledge on the street might be helpful. There might be something that comes in over email that they can forward on to the partner to say, “Hey, the law firm is doing this, and I think it would be great to forward for X client. I'm happy to do it unless you prefer to do it.” This is also where having parallel relationships between the level of the law firm associate and the level of in-house counsel can be helpful, because now you're not having to go up and down the ladder, so to speak, but rather you can just forward that on to the mid-level, and it's probably something you are both interested in, in terms of expertise or takeaways. Another way to do it is if you are learning about something yourself, bullet point three to five takeaways and share them with the partner for the panel. The recording might be of interest to the associates you're generally working with at that company, or it could be something you send directly to your midlevel. Again, if it's something new you've learned, I suspect it might be something your counterpart in the company might also be interested in, or at least it's an opportunity for you guys to be able to synch on knowledge. Sharon: I think that's wise. What you said is almost the essence of this whole conversation. First of all, I want to make it clear: I'm not advocating for anybody to go jump over their senior professional, their partner, whoever, even though I've seen that. The relationship doesn't end up very well. That's not what I'm advocating for. I do think what you're talking about is level-to-level, in a sense that the rising professional, the rising outside in private practice, if they are building that relationship with somebody around the same level in-house, how that could work in the long run very well, if one assumes they are providing value. Maybe I'm naïve, but some of the things you're talking about, I don't have to bring them up because—doesn't everybody say, “O.K., the bottom line is you've got to do good work, and you got to let everybody else know you're doing that good work”? I guess I skip over that because, to me, it's a given. Maybe it isn't. Amy: No, I wish it were a given. It wasn't in my life. I'm still struggling with that. I think studies show, actually, that is not a given with cultural considerations. Some assume that the work speaks for itself, so it is a plea to them to acknowledge, in a tactful way, what you're doing and elevate that. That's an art, and we all have to practice it. To your point, I'd love to think it's a given, but I don't think it is. Doing good work is also contextualized. I've said for many years, for myself as well as from others when listening to them identify, that you have to do the best work you can do, but what exactly does that mean? I think in this day and age, what it means to do good work is to understand what your fundamental client needs are, and that oftentimes isn't information you necessarily get from the first round. You have to be proactive about understanding that. That goes not just for the junior attorneys, but also for the relationship partners and the individuals who are working on the matters. Sharon: I think that's very sound advice, sound thoughts. We could have a whole conversation about what doing good work is. Amy: We certainly could. Sharon: Amy, thank you so much for being here today. Amy: Thank you so much. I really appreciate the invitation, Sharon.
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We continue our conversation with Gail talking about her time with the Chicago Symphony, and what it was like to sit next to Adolph Herseth and in front of Arnold Jacobs. I ask her to name some of her favorite conductors and why, and we end this section with Gail describing some of her chamber music experiences and being a founding member of both the Chicago Chamber Musicians and the Summit Brass.
In the Bonus Room, Gail talks about how she tries to copy the way a singer would approach a phrase, and also how playing natural horn has influenced her interpretation of certain pieces. We end our conversation by talking about her concepts of teaching.
Peter Coyote is an award-winning actor, author, director, screenwriter, and narrator who has worked with some of the world's most distinguished filmmakers. Recognized for his narration work, he narrated the PBS series The Pacific Century, winning an Emmy award, as well as eight Ken Burns documentaries, including The Roosevelts, for which he won a second Emmy. In 2011 he was ordained as a Zen Buddhist priest and in 2015 received “transmission” from his teacher, making him an independent Zen teacher. The author of several books,including The Lone Ranger and Tonto Meet The Buddha, he lives in northern California. Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute
Emily Harman has 38 years of service to her country as both a Naval Officer and civilian, retiring as a member of the Senior Executive Service in May 2019. A trailblazer, Emily was in the sixth class of women to graduate from the U. S. Naval Academy. Commissioned a Supply Corps Officer, Emily was one of the first two officers on the U.S.S, Emory S. Land, AS-39 to qualify as a Supply Corps Surface Warfare Officer. Recognized as a role model, Emily served as a Company Officer and Leadership Instructor at the Naval Academy. As a DON civilian, Emily served as a Contracting Officer for professional services and major weapons systems in support of Naval Aviation. Her last assignment was Director of the Department of the Navy's Office of Small Business Programs where she served as the chief advisor to the Secretary of the Navy on all small business matters. Upon retirement, Emily founded the Onward Movement which seeks to inspire at least 10,000 people to embrace authenticity and release the fear of judgment so they can pursue their dreams with confidence. She guides her clients on a path to lead an authentic and fulfilling life through her Onward Accelerator Coaching Program. Emily also hosts the Onward Podcast featuring authentic conversations on facing adversity and moving forward. Emily received a B.S. in Physical Science from the U.S. Naval Academy and a M.S. in Acquisition and Contract Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. What we Discussed: - Her Navy Journey - How to overcome the Fear of Public Speaking - Overcoming Self Sabotage - The Benefits of Meditating - Dealing with Regrets - The Power of Words - Being Mindful of what you let into your head - Emily's Onward Podcast and more How to Contact Emily: https://emilyharman.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Onward-Podcast-Onward-Movement-306155260100368 More About Speaking Podcast: All Episodes can be found at www.speakingpodcast.com All Social Media + Donations link https://linktr.ee/speaking Sponsor : http://coolabulla.com Use Discount Code Speaking for a 10% Discount Our Facebook Group can be found at www.facebook.com/speakingpodcast All my 5 Podcast can be found at http://roycoughlan.com/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/roy-coughlan/message
Jared Milrad interviews co-directors Scott Aharoni and Dennis Latos about their Oscar-eligible film, LEYLAK, which was filmed during the height of the pandemic. Recognized by the Tribeca Film Festival with the Special Jury Prize and by over 25 festivals worldwide, LEYLAK is about an immigrant gravedigger, a frontline worker, whose close relationship with his young daughter arrives at a perilous and traumatic moment that will alter their lives forever. Scott and Dennis discuss their approach to social impact filmmaking and why they decided to tell this moving story.
In this episode, Jonathan is speaking with Leidy Klotz about the power of subtraction. They discuss: •How he became interested in science, engineering, and interdisciplinary research. •Genesis of how he conceived the idea of subtraction neglect/addition bias. •Biological origins of subtraction neglect. •How subtraction neglect is observed in modern society. •The volumes of information that the average person has access to today due to the internet and how subtracting information sources can be beneficial. •Subtraction and systemic racism. •Subtraction and global warming. •How subtraction can improve your life. •And other topics. Dr. Leidy Klotz studies how we transform things from how they are to how we want them to be. His research on the science of design has appeared in both Nature and Science, and he has written for The Washington Post, Fast Company, LitHub, The Globe and Mail, and The Behavioral Scientist. A professor at the University of Virginia, Leidy has authored more than 80 original research articles and secured more than $10 million dollars in competitive funding to support his and others' work in this area. Recognized nationally as a professor who inspires, Leidy has taught thousands of students, including 21 Ph.D. advisees, whose designing and teaching shapes the world. He is also the author of the recently released book “Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less.” You can connect with Leidy and find his book here: https://www.leidyklotz.com/ You can find this episode on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/3bvMQGp Also, don't forget about our book “Thinking Critically. From Fake News to Conspiracy Theories. Using Logic to Safely Navigate the Information Landscape” if you're interested in exploring how logic can be used to better help you to discern fact from fiction. The information landscape is perilous, but with the help of this book as your guide, you will always be able to find your way towards truth. It's available on Amazon today! Book: https://amzn.to/3nWdawV This show is supported and produced by Final Stretch Media. Final Stretch believes in creating something that disrupts attention spans and challenges the marketing status quo. They do this by creating high quality visual content that captivates your audience. Website: https://bit.ly/3AsP3wZ This show is also supported by QuikLee; the creators of Brain Racers. The world's first ever live racing competition for the brain. Download their app and play live on the weekends on an iOS device against the world. We have raced and it's a blast! App Download: https://apple.co/39twqwY
To experience one of Ann Hamilton's installations is to be transported into a world of invention unlike any other. Recognized for her large-scale public projects and performance collaborations, Ann uses space as her canvas and fills it with a sense of mystery and drama that is as inviting as it is provocative. Though much of her work is, by nature, transitory, its impact and ideas endure. To get a sense of the experiential texture of her work, look no further than her extraordinary 2012 installation, the event of a thread, at New York's Park Avenue Armory. The hauntingly beautiful piece filled the large space with billowing white fabric panels and an array of swings inviting participants to experience a joy and weightlessness too often relegated to childhood. In this timely and incisive Change Lab interview, conducted the day before the 20th anniversary of 911, Hamilton explored the ideas animating CHORUS, her public art installation at the World Trade Center Cortland subway station. The piece, visible from the platform and passing trains, consists of a field of marble mosaic weaving the texts of the Declaration of Independence and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights onto a wall beneath the spot where the towers once stood. Change Lab listeners will recognize her ideas connecting making and exploration as core to the themes explored throughout this show. It's hard to imagine how anyone could more artfully illuminate the creative power and exhilaration that comes from braving uncertainty and lingering in the mysterious “I-don't-know.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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At Harney Lane Winery, we believe great wine begins in the vineyard. After over 100 years of farming wine grapes, our family ventured into winemaking in 2006, while still overseeing all aspects of our fifth-generation farming operations.Using only the best quality fruit from our estate vineyards, we continue to vigilantly work the land on our home ranch, creating award-winning Lodi wines. From planting and tending the grapes each season, to harvest, crush and bottling, we approach winemaking with the same diligence we use in our Certified Green, sustainably farmed vineyards.Located in Lodi's Mokelumne River AVA, our fruit is hand packed, hand sorted, fermented in small lots and barrel aged in programs unique to each of our wines.Harney Lane's portfolio features a diverse array of estate wine, including Old Vine Zinfandel, Tempranillo, Petite Sirah, Albariño, Chardonnay, Dry Rosè, Primitivo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and more.Our Lodi roots run deep: we're proud caretakers of our Lizzy James Vineyard, a Certified Historic Vineyard planted in 1904. Our family still lives and works on the same property we farm today, and we continue to craft wines with integrity and craftsmanship.Recognized by USA Today for having one of the best winery tours, we invite you to come experience what we've spent generations working towards.
Today I give you a 3-Step Evaluation process to assess, revive, restore, resuscitate, and resurrect your dreams. If you've ever felt like your dreams have died, fizzled, been forgotten, or you no longer believe it's possible for you to live the life of your dreams…I've got great news for you! There's a way to bring your dreams back to life. How? No different than doing C.P.R. on the human body. When I learned how to do C.P.R. I was told to assess the A.B.C.s... A: Airway B: Breath C: Circulation It's time to assess your dream's A.B.C.s...and begin some C.P.R. Where have your dreams gone unconcsious? What's blocking you from your dreams? What dream of yours feels as though it's died? 1. Remove the interference. Open the airway. Open up. Are you able to receive the life you've been given? Is the "airway" to your dreams blocked? Becoming CONSCIOUS will help remove the interference, and open up life to your dreams. 2. Take in your inspiration. BREATHE by remembering what inspires you. Breathe in the breath of your life by fully acknowledging and receiving your PURPOSE. 3. Allow your heart to beat life into your dreams. Are you giving your heart permission to lead you and circulate your purpose? For every 15 inspirations, there must be at least two heart beats. (CORRECTION: It's 15 heart beats and 2 breaths...or perhaps 30:2...yes, it's time for a C.P.R. refresher course!) It's the heart that pumps life into what inspires you. Even though your dreams may look differently than you once thought they did, they can still be RECYCLED and RECOGNIZED. Restore and resurrect your dreams today, my dear. Please grab your SACRED S.O.L. D.A.T.E. JOURNAL (Daily Action To Engage yourself.) TODAY'S SACRED S.O.L. STEP: Are you willing to get CONSCIOUS, own your PURPOSE, and recognize your dreams — even if they've been recycled and look a little different than you first imagined? Are you willing to receive them? Thank you for being here, and allowing me to Sip On Life with you. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning in your life, please don't hesitate to reach out. YOU ARE NOT ALONE... Request a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well — The Best-Selling 12 Engagements Of Becoming The Great Lover Of Your Life (all you'll pay for is shipping.) www.dateyourselfwell.com If you've received value from the podcast, please let me know. I'd LOVE to hear from you — please email me at: email@example.com AND PLEASE TELL YOUR BESTIES AND INVITE THEM TO SIP ON LIFE WITH US. FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @doctorshannon! See you there... And learn about an incredible opportunity for a select sacred group of 25 women who are ready and willing to RISE UP AND BE THE WOMAN. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning, please don't hesitate to reach out. I'd be more than happy to schedule a Discovery Call with you to see if Healing Life Coaching is a good fit for you. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Come over to the WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE S.O.L. MOVEMENT Closed FB Group and Join the MOVEMENT: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WSOLMovement/ By the way, if you haven't already listened/downloaded my new song (EPISODE 291), you can also listen to it here: letsnottalkaboutex.com, and cast your vote for your favorite version. Visit WomenSippingOnLife.com for more free resources, including my CHECKLIST FOR CHANGE, Engagement Checklist + Evaluation Rating, Six Sacred S.O.L. DATE Secrets…and a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well. You can also check out my Dr. Shannon Facebook Page for more daily S.O.L. TRAINING. I look forward to seeing you again tomorrow. Please invite your best girlfriends to come and join our S.O.L. PARTY. xo Dr. Shannon. Inspiring minds that want to grow and hearts that want to know, so you can love you, your life, and your life's work well. ONE SIP AT A TIME. A special thanks to the following souls for helping me launch our WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE podcast… Intro/Outro done by UNI V. SOL Outro music by Jay Man: Mind Over Matter (www.ourmusicbox.com) Podcast cover design and web site done by: Pablo Aguilar (www.webdesigncreator.com) Podcast cover photo by Kate Montague of KM Captured (www.kmcaptured.com)
On today's 10-22-21 Friday show: Heavy rains pound the Bay Area causing a mess on the roads, a woman catches her husband farting on their doorbell camera, Alec Baldwin involved in a tragic on-set shooting, Adele has a piece of chewed gum framed on her wall, a woman claims a ghost unhooked her dog's collar, and a couple on Youtube upset a lot of people after they bought then returned a bunch of costumes they used for a video shoot.
2014 Annual Report With your help we are winning in the battle for compassion! Up until 2003 the number of requests for rescues we had to turn down due to lack of space or funds had roughly doubled each year, to 312 that year. We feared it would double again to over 500 in 2004. Instead, it has steadily declined since then thanks to the passage of a federal bill and several state bills that restrict the ownership of exotic cats. This year there were 62 big cats who came to our attention as being abandoned. We were able to take in 7 wildcats plus 2 rehab bobcats. We offered to take 16 of the cats if their owners would contract to never own another exotic cat. The cats we did not take were those whose owners refused. There is no point to our taking in cats just so an owner can go buy another cute cub to use and discard. Animal Care. Rescues Rescued 9 exotic cats, including Kimba, Zeus, Keisha & Kali the tigers, Mickey the cougar, Sheena the serval, and Ariel the bobcat. We rescued Ivan the native bobcat, who had lost both front legs in an illegal trap, but he was too badly injured to survive. We also rescued Cypress the bobcat but she too was too badly crushed from her tangle with a car to survive. Newborn kittens who are brought to Animal Control are routinely killed because with their immature immune systems they do not survive in the shelter environment. So we began a foster kitten program with our interns as the fosters. We have saved more than 170 kittens from being killed. We raise them until they are 2 pounds and healthy, then bring them to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to be fixed and adopted out. See some very cute kitten video here:http://youtu.be/4yMMudueBow and see cute cats meeting the vet here:http://youtu.be/lfXyynkYmfc By the end of this year, we have 97 exotic cats and 83 of them are over the age of 12; 74 of those are over the age of 15; and 32 of those are over the age of 20. This is well beyond how long they are designed to live in the wild and much older than most zoo cats. This is a testament to the excellent animal care we provide, but we are dealing with many more age related illnesses and are losing more of our big cat friends every year. Sadly we had to say “goodbye” to these great friends: Flavio Tiger 25 (a soulmate of mine), Sasha Lion 20, Precious Bobcat 21, Banjo Bearcat 23, Cleo Serval 17, Nyla Leopard 19, Mr E Leopard Cat 14, China Doll Tiger 19, Amazing Grace Ocelot 22, Kimba Tiger 20, Thing Bearcat 14, TrickE Leopard Cat 13, Shere Khan Tiger 19, Cody Cougar 18, Rambo Jungle Cat 15 and Canyon Sandcat 14. We never gave up on Little Feather the Bobcat after her stroke: http://bigcatrescue.org/little-feather/ Windsong Memorial Hospital - Thanks to the generous donation of an X-ray machine, followed by many donors chipping in to fund a proper building for it, the Windsong Memorial Hospital broke ground in 2014 and should be ready for its first big patient by the mid January 2015. Award Winning Sanctuary • Top Rated Non Profit at Great Non Profits We have received this award every year since they started awarding it in 2010 due to the many great reviews we get from visitors and donors each year. • We again received Charity Navigator's highest four star rating. • 2014 WEDU Be More Relevant Award winner for best nonprofit video • 2014 Viator Top Rated Partner Award for consistently rating four stars or higher • 2014 Origin Magazine listed Big Cat Rescue in their Top 25 Animal Non Profits • 2014 Give Day Tampa Bay winner of $22,500 in prize money and winner of the most donors on that day. • 2014 Recognized at Charity Navigator's top rated charity of any kind for Tampabay area and #5 in animal charities in the nation. • 2014 Named a Catster Hero Education - Our Education Director announced that she would be going to Peru to help ADI with the circus issue there, so we hired a new Education Director, Jennifer Leon, and will be focusing more on educating adults who can take action to save big cats before it is too late. BigCatRescue.org gets about 2.6 million unique visitors per year with 2,653,703 in 2014. Our website is primarily an educational tool and according to Alexa we are ranked 152,097 worldwide and 36,741 most visited website in the U.S. in 2014 which was a doubling of our site's popularity over 2013. We have 877 other sites linking to us. Some of the pages that were the most popular were: #2 Why it's wrong to buy big cats had 386,628 visitors #4 Why it's wrong to breed Savannah Cat hybrids had 183,095 visitors #5 Why it's wrong to breed white tigers had 169,104 visitors #8 Why it's wrong to breed ligers had 130,927 visitors Our web site addresses local and global concerns about environment and has over 10,069 pages of information, movie clips, sounds, safe interactive online games with a conservation theme and photos. In any given week the visitors will be from more than 200 countries outside of the U.S. The information provided has helped wildlife rehabilitators identify animals and obtain proper care instruction and helped officials in smuggling cases to identify rare species of exotic cats being illegally traded. Those are just a few of the ways that we know the site has had an impact this year. We gave 180 outreach and field trip tours this year. Legislation/Education - The steady increase in legislation banning private ownership represents recognition by our society that private ownership leads to widespread abuse. Social values evolve. It took decades to ban slavery in England and for women to win the right to vote in America. Those ideas started out as “radical” and were held by a small minority. Gradually more and more people understood and agreed until they became a part of our value system that we take for granted today. The same trend is happening with private ownership of exotics. Gradually more and more people are realizing that this simply leads to widespread abuse of these animals. The best evidence of this is the accelerating trend in state laws. Just since 2005 nine more states have passed some level of ban. Internationally 40 countries have banned or restricted the utilization of big cats in circuses. It is time for the U.S. & South Africa to do the same! We invited our on site guests to call their Senators and Representatives asking them to support the Big Cats and Public Safety Act this year. Through our CatLaws.com site, powered by Voter Voice, 10,940 of our 77,077 supporters sent 69,615 messages to 886 recipients. While we wish that more than 14% of animal lovers on our mailing list would take the time to speak up for the animals, the ones who did were awesome. The 3 most popular letters sent were these: 1. Letters in favor of the Big Cats and Public Safety Act, which would ban the private possession of big cats and ban cub handling. 2. Letters opposing the exhibition of exotic cats and their cubs at fairs. 3. Letters opposing the use of tiger cubs as swimming and pay to play props. Some of the wins from these campaigns were: 1. 123 Senators and Representatives joined the 3 bill sponsors by co sponsoring the Big Cats and Public Safety Act (HR1998 & S1381) 2. New York banned photos with big cats and their cubs. Imagine what we could have accomplished if just 25% of our mailing list were to take action for the animals? This is an easy, no cost way for us to have a huge impact collectively. If you have not yet been active in taking action when we send alerts asking you to email a legislator, regulator or venue hosting an abusive animal exhibit, please make 2015 the year you join in. You CAN make a difference – the many supporters who do send these emails have proven it! The most vivid example is our having gotten owners of over 200 malls to agree not to allow cub petting exhibits, saving all those cubs from a miserable life on the road and being sleep deprived as they are handled or restrained for photo opportunities hour after hour. You can make ending big cat abuse part of the legacy of your life with just a few emails each year. Big Cat iBooks and eBooks - LaWanna Mitchell is an amazing woman. She started out as a volunteer and became a remote contractor for us years ago. She lives in Missouri, out in the country with her horses, and I get emails from her telling me that she just spent the last two hours, up on a step ladder with a blow dryer trying to melt the ice off her antenna because she doesn't want to lose another day of working online. On those days when she is just completely snowed in, she just can't stop working and has taught herself how to build books in iBooks for iTunes and for Amazon. She has a number of books published there now, including titles such as China Doll Loves Pumpkins, The Elusive Sand Cat, Meet JoJo, The Black Footed Cat, Shaquille's Shattered Dreams, What Do You See?, The Tigrina or Oncila, and the first of a two part series called Big Cat Care – How to Start a Sanctuary. This book is for those running a sanctuary who want to learn from our experience, or for those who have already made the mistake of supporting the pet trade so that the animal in your care does not suffer even more after being ripped from his mother. With more than 30 years experience, with every sort of exotic cat, I can assure you that there is nothing you can do to raise up an exotic cat to be a house pet. It just isn't possible. No matter how young you neuter or spay the cats, both male and female, ALWAYS spray when they become adults. Look for all of the titles above as when you check out, Big Cat Care – How to Start a Sanctuary by me, Carole Baskin, in iTunes Wins for the Big Cats in 2014 New York Assembly bans public contact with big cats AND their cubs. “The purpose of this bill is to protect animal caretakers, those interacting with wild animals, bystanders, and the animals themselves by preventing direct contact between wild animals and members of the public,” the legislation reads. What is even more encouraging to animal lovers is the justification for the law: “In New York and throughout the United States, several roadside zoo exhibitors and traveling menageries allow members of the public to hold, take photos with, and otherwise interact with wild animals in roadside zoos, fairgrounds, malls and other public areas. This activity severely harms the welfare of the animals, endangers the public, and is a heavy burden on law enforcement. This activity also requires an ongoing supply of young animals. Infant animals are prematurely separated from their mothers to be groomed for human handling, often die due to constant handling and travel, and are even subjected to abusive training and painful declawing or defanging procedures in a futile attempt to make them safe for public contact once they mature. After the animals grow too big for handling, they are held on leashes with no protective barriers. Often they are dumped and sent to substandard facilities. There is no safe or humane result when direct contact with wild animals is allowed. Other states, including Kansas; Mississippi, and Arizona, have strengthened existing laws to address public contact issues.” NJ: Stafford Township is making it pretty clear it doesn't want to deal with another “Rocky the Bobcat” situation in the future. The township council adopted an ordinance that would ban new exotic animals within the boundaries of the municipality. Residents who can prove they already owned exotics before the effective date of the ordinance are grandfathered. Mexico bans wild animals in circus acts. Citi joined Porsche and PetsMart in the growing list of influential corporations that have banned the use of wild animals at their events and in their advertising. Big Cat Rescue had contacted these organization and explained to them why it is so bad to use big cats cubs for photos and ego props and they took immediate action after hearing from our supporters. WVA: Gov. Tomblin has signed a bill into law to prohibit the private possession of dangerous wild animals. Introduced by Del. Randy Swartzmiller (D-1), HB 4393 passed the House by a vote of 72 to 23, and the Senate by a 22 to 11 vote. There remain only five states with little to no restrictions on the private possession of dangerous wild animals—Alabama, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. CA: Los Angeles bans bullhooks, which may only apply to elephants, but the circus can't make elephants perform without the threat of injury, so hopefully this means that the circus won't be coming to LA any more with their abusive lion and tiger acts either. UK: Announced its soon-to-be official ban on ALL wild animals in circuses, joining other European nations like Austria, Greece, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The ban is intended to be fully instituted starting in December 2015. Prior to the all-country ban announcement, over 200 UK local authorities had placed bans on animal circuses with over two-thirds banning all performing animals, according to Animal Defenders International. An official date for the legislation still needs to be passed but the government is confident that it will. When it does, anyone who breaks the law after December 2015 will receive a heavy $8,000 fine, according to the BBC. No Animals Harmed in Noah. Darren Aronofsky says no live animals were used and that he opted to use all computer-generated imagery to create the animals on Noah's Ark, instead of using captive exotics. Tiger Exploiter Denied Permit. In our August 2013 Advocat e-newsletter, we asked you to let government officials in Ventura County, California know they should not approve a permit request by tiger merchant Irena Hauser, who owns 5 white tigers, to house them in a residential area of Malibu. Hauser exploits the tigers in the movie industry and transports them for filming purposes. In 2014 the Ventura County Planning Commissioners rejected Hauser's request for a permit. Fundraising and Marketing - We continue to be very happy with Zerve as our ticket retailer. In 2013 they sold 12,752 tickets that netted the sanctuary $435,323.00. In 2014 Zerve sold 18,553 tickets that netted the sanctuary $712,093.00. The increase was due to selling more of the higher priced tours, ticket price increases and Zerve reducing their fees. Big Cat Rescue was reported favorably in the news 257 times in 2014. Some of our national press has included shows on CNN, MSNBC, National Geographic, Animal Planet, Discovery and the History Channel in addition to such publications as USA Today, National Geographic and the New York Post and major media coverage in several other countries as well. Big Cat Rescue has been in the press in 42+ states including AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, FL, HI, IA, ID, IO, IN, IL, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WA, WI & WV and dozens of programs of national or international coverage or in countries other than the U.S. YouTube and Discovery's Revision 3 continue to send us a lot of traffic. Thanks to this partnership and cross promotions with Animal Planet, we are experiencing more than 1.6 million views of our YouTube videos per MONTH! By 2014 year end we had 499 videos with 189,285 subscribers and 92,730,916 views. YouTube Mini Clip Site: DailyBigCat was launched Nov. 20, 2010 to provide a channel for the mini clips we upload directly from our iPhones. By year end this site had 520 videos, 7,707 subscribers and 1,319,063 views. Facebook: We surpassed 899,704 fans on Face Book Google +: This is a new social site for us in 2013 and we have already reached 282,286 fans on this new venue. A huge shout out to everyone who has donated items from our Amazon wishlist and who has chosen Big Cat Rescue as their charity of choice in https://smile.amazon.com/ Got Roku? If you do, then you have more than 600 episodes of Big Cat TV waiting for you for FREE in the Channel Store! Series include our best videos from each year going back to 2007. Big Cat Vets, Cat Chat Show, and Big Cat Rescuers, our weekly big cat reality show. Big Cat Rescue has an Endowment Fund to provide a secure future for the cats. The Fund resides at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Periodically the Community Foundation offers a matching program where the nonprofit sets a fundraising goal and when 75% of the goal is reached, the Community Foundation provides the remaining 25%, which effectively is a 33% match of the funds provided by donors. We set our most ambitious goal ever, $400,000, which is the maximum allowed. We had three years to reach the $300,000 that represents our 75% target, but thanks to our generous donors reached the goal in 9 months and received the $100,000 grant from the Community Foundation in 2013. We continued to build our affinity credit card program with Capitol One under which you can choose one of our beautiful cats for your credit card image and 1% of all of your purchases is donated to Big Cat Rescue at no cost to you. To build awareness of our federal bill we were the top level Diamond Sponsor for the Taking Action for Animals Conference in Washington, DC in June, 2014 where more than 2,000 animal activists converged to learn more about legislation to protect animals. Saving Wild Places for Wild Cats In 2014 Big Cat Rescue donated $15,000.00 to conservation programs. $900 to Walk for Lions in Kenya (from our March for Lions event) $7,000 to Campaign Against Canned Hunting in S. Africa (from our March for Lions event) $1,000 to Build a Boma via Nat Geo initiative in S. Africa (from our March for Lions event) $1,100 to Animal Defenders International $5,000 Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation Helping Other Animal Groups 1. Saving Lions. March 15th's March for Lions may have just seemed like one heck of a party, but thanks to everyone who came and fundraised for the event, we were able to net $10,000 and we wanted to spend it on ways to help lions outside our gates. The movers and shakers behind the Global March for Lions were Chris and Bev Mercer of CannedLion.org. Any time we need the truth on what is happening in Africa regarding lions, we always turn to Chris and Bev. They have been the leading force against lion hunting and pay to play schemes that pimp out lion cubs, only to sell them into canned hunts as easy targets. They would never ask for help, but this event made it possible for us to contribute $7,000. to their continued efforts to ban lion hunting. Chris said this is the equivalent of a small fortune in his world and that he will put it to good use in protecting lions. 2. We were impressed with Nat Geo's Cause an Uproar campaign and donated $1,000. to their BuildABoma.org project. This will build two bomas to help protect lions from being killed for harming livestock. 3. We have long been impressed by Animal Defenders International because they are a small organization that has been winning huge victories for animals. What really brought them up on our radar was the amazing work they have done in the past few years to ban circus acts that use wild animals in 40 + countries. If you saw Blackfish and thought, “big cats need a movie like that,” then you have to see Lion Ark. We saw it and were so enamored that we sent $1,100. to help with their efforts to free all big cats from circuses. 4. Before the March for Lions even began we sent the early money we raised, in the amount of $900. to Walking for Lions to be a major sponsor for the cycling event from Kenya to Botswana to raise awareness of the plight of lions. So, thanks to your generosity we are raising awareness, supporting boots on the ground, giving locals a way to live with lions, rescuing lions from circuses and letting everyone know that when you pay to play with a cub, the cub is always the one who pays with his loss of life and liberty. 5. Big Cat Rescue was recruited to offer our expertise, guidance and funding in the expansion of facilities to house jaguars who are rescued from being killed and sent to the Belize Zoo. The zoo does not breed their cats, but cannot release the jaguars either because there are too many in the area and they get in trouble with people. 6. Created 22 Intranet sites, which are sort of a sanctuary-in-a-box site, for other sanctuaries to use. These came complete with every training video, training manual, chart and idea that we use to run Big Cat Rescue. We do this for free for sanctuaries that do not breed, buy, sell, trade nor allow contact w/ wild animals. 7. We were a sponsor for Animal Coalition of Tampa's Stride for Strays, as we are every year and donated countless tickets to other animal rescue groups to use in their fundraisers. We are so pleased to provide assistance to organizations that are saving big cats (and little cats) across the globe! Then and Now - Below are the 2014 audited financial statements of Revenue and Expense for the past five years. We pride ourselves in keeping our fundraising and administrative total expenses below 20%. Because our tour revenue exceeds our fundraising and administrative costs, 100% of donations go to Program Expense. The majority of the increase in Program Expense in 2012-2013 was the cost of lawsuits we filed in furtherance of our mission against what we believe to be one of the most notorious exploiters of tiger cubs. We won a million dollar judgment against this breeder/exhibitor for violations of our copyright and trademark in 2013. He filed bankruptcy personally and on behalf of his zoo. However, by consent agreement his personal debt to us is not to be dismissed in bankruptcy, and the zoo bankruptcy has been dismissed. So currently we are working through the process of seeking to recover our judgment against whatever assets we can. Without the generous support of our donors we could not have sustained this successful effort. Thank you! Who We Are - Officers and Members of the Board of Directors • CEO and Founder Carole Baskin (not compensated by BCR for her role as Director) • President and Chairman of the Board Jamie Veronica (not compensated by BCR for her role as a Director) • Secretary & Treasurer Howard Baskin (not compensated by BCR for his role as a Director) • Director Mary Lou Geis (not compensated by BCR) • Pamela Rodriguez (not compensated by BCR) • Darren Kipnis (not compensated by BCR) • Keith Lawless (not compensated by BCR) • Kim Mahoney (not compensated by BCR) • Vince Pavese (not compensated by BCR) These members met for regular board meetings at the sanctuary. The board met 4 times in 2014. Staff: • CEO and Staff Manager: Carole Baskin • President, Editor & Creative Director: Jamie Veronica • Operations Manager & Volunteer Coordinator: Gale Ingham • Videographer and Social Networking: Afton Tasler • Director of Donor Appreciation: Jeff Kremer • Gift Shop Manager: Honey Wayton • Project Manager: Chelsea Feeny • Education Director: Jennifer Leon • Cage Builder and Maintenance: Vernon Stairs • Cage Building Apprentice and Maintenance: Scott Haller • Cage Building Apprentice and Maintenance Part Time: Chuck Stairs • Grounds Keeper, part time: Jarred Smalley • Bookkeeper: Barbara Stairs • Assistant Bookkeeper: Katie Nikic • CFO: Howard Baskin • Public Relations: Susan Bass • Web and Social Media: LaWanna Mitchell All of our animal care is done by volunteers or by staff who also volunteer time before & after work. Big Cat Rescue had 89 volunteers at the end of 2014 who clocked in 40,547 man-power hours, in addition to 54 interns who clocked 32,400 man-power hours, plus 4,793 Volunteer Committee member hours. In total this amounted to 77,740 man-power hours provided roughly the equivalent workforce of 37 more full time staff. Between paid staff, part time staff, contractors and volunteers we averaged the equivalent of 52 full time staff. Interesting breakdown of volunteers: We have 89 volunteers; 69 women and 20 men. The youngest 18 years old, the oldest 76 years old. Between January 1, 2012 and September 1, 2014 Big Cat Rescue provided $428,774. in scholarships to provide housing, transportation, utilities, food, training and entertainment to 102 interns arriving in Tampa, FL from 12 countries and 23 states. We added six more acres to the sanctuary by buying property on the south side for more intern housing. This brought our staff and intern housing units to 8 and we bought a new, 7 bedroom home, bringing that total number to nine. One of these units cannot be used yet, due to a life estate by the seller. Staff and Volunteer Training Several of our staff attended the Safe Capture Course, as we do any time they are in Florida. Continued turning our volunteer training classes into video classes. Get our Financial Reports: See our IRS 990 and audited financial statement for Big Cat Rescue at http://bigcatrescue.org/finances/ Hi, I'm Carole Baskin and I've been writing my story since I was able to write, but when the media goes to share it, they only choose the parts that fit their idea of what will generate views. If I'm going to share my story, it should be the whole story. The titles are the dates things happened. If you have any interest in who I really am please start at the beginning of this playlist: http://savethecats.org/ I know there will be people who take things out of context and try to use them to validate their own misconception, but you have access to the whole story. My hope is that others will recognize themselves in my words and have the strength to do what is right for themselves and our shared planet. You can help feed the cats at no cost to you using Amazon Smile! Visit BigCatRescue.org/Amazon-smile You can see photos, videos and more, updated daily at BigCatRescue.org Check out our main channel at YouTube.com/BigCatRescue Music (if any) from Epidemic Sound (http://www.epidemicsound.com) This video is for entertainment purposes only and is my opinion.
NETHERWORLD Haunted House is open nightly, and there's no time like the present to celebrate the acclaimed attraction's 25 Seasons of Screams! Twenty-five plus years ago, co-creators Ben Armstrong and Billy Messina set out to create a one-of-a-kind and otherworldly haunted house experience the likes of which Atlantans had never seen before. The goal was to develop an attraction that would be immensely horrifying but equally entertaining – something that would become a seasonal tradition Halloween enthusiasts would return to year after year. That extraordinary vision helped attract a team of highly talented actors, makeup artists, costumers, set builders, and animatronics experts, which helped catapult NETHERWORLD to the next level and become known as one of the most influential haunts in the world. Years later, in 2017, Armstrong and Messina planted their NETHERWORLD roots in Stone Mountain, Ga., when they purchased a 10-acre complex that now houses the massive entertainment destination that the duo has worked to grow over the last quarter-century. Two yearly haunts, a post-apocalyptic-themed laser tag arena, four epic escape room games, a monster museum and a magical Midway (a carnival-like experience with games, a foam field, food trucks offering crave-worthy snacks, roaming monsters, Instagram-worthy photo ops with props and sets, and more) can all now be found at NETHERWORLD Haunted House. Several offerings, including laser, escape and the museum, are open year-round, and the haunted houses pop up throughout the year for special occasions like Christmas and Valentine's Day. NETHERWORLD is no longer “just a haunt” open during Halloween, but a space where adventure seekers from near and far come to play. “We knew developing a haunted house would be a colossal task to take on, but we couldn't have imagined where we'd be today,” said Messina. “We've come so far. It's taken a lot of hard work and dedication over the many years, and of course, we couldn't do it without the support of our incredible staff and haunt goers. We'll always remember our 25th season, and over the coming years, we look forward to continuing to build on our dream and welcome even more surprises and offerings for visitors new and old.” Don't know the full history of NETHERWORLD? Fans can read about the innovative haunt themes from over the past 25 years, like The Colber Mansion (1997), The Harvest Man (2003), The Mangler (2008), The Gargoyle (2010), Night of the Gorgon (2019) and more, here. Read more on the 25th Anniversary themes below: RISE OF THE NETHERSPAWN: Fulfilling the wishes of The Collector, a primordial monster known as The Ganoga will summon the twins, FEAR and TERROR, to lead an invasion of hideous creatures from the NETHERWORLD! Bone-crunching Berserkers and flesh-rending Rabid lead the charge, hidden deep within the swirling mists and flashing lightning of a colossal storm of shadows! Will the maelstrom conceal the crawling horrors from their helpless victims, or will they glimpse the RISE OF THE NETHERSPAWN in time to flee for their lives? Featuring: The Storm of Shadows, Trapped in the Wreckage, the Fisherman's Nightmare, Eaten by the Old Ones, the Collector's Crypt, the Starving Skull, the Jaws of Fate, the Swamp of the Lost, the Maggots of Madness, the Rage of the Rabid, the Berserkers Revenge, the Goblin Horde, the Court of the Warlord and the Soul Eater Unleashed! Twenty-five years of never-ending nightmares culminate in this apocalyptic festival of destruction as guests witness the RISE OF THE NETHERSPAWN! RETURN TO PLANET X: In the secret base known as the BOX, an experiment gone wrong has broken down the very fabric of time and space, releasing bizarrely colorful mutagenic energy through dimensional gateways all over the facility! Weird, malevolent life forms stalk victims throughout the complex, and the very fabric of reality is crumbling. Exobiologist Dr. Otto Gloman has gone into the rift equipped with a powered space suit to stop the horror and force it to RETURN TO PLANET X in 3D! Guests will put on special 3D glasses and help him defeat this bizarre invasion before it consumes the entire planet. Featuring: The Ghastly Gloaming, the Horror of the Hunes, the Malevolent Mutations, the Power of the Pyramid, the Secrets of the Serpent Men, the Paradox of Planet X, the Revenge of the Reptilians, the Primal Polymorphs, the Color Out of Space, the Mega Xeno Arthropod and the Nightmares from Beyond Time! Those brave enough to join the daunting mission will be pressured to retain a fragile grip on reality while viewing this world of horror through 3D glasses as they RETURN TO PLANET X. All tickets will be timed, dated, and limited. All tickets include access to both haunts, RISE OF THE NETHERSPAWN and RETURN TO PLANET X in 3D. Purchasing tickets online and in advance is highly recommended to guarantee entry as walk-up/box office sales are subject to availability. SpeedPasses available to expedite entry. Masks are strongly encouraged while visiting NETHERWORLD Haunted House. Masks are, however, required to enter the House of Creeps Monster Museum, the NETHERWORLD Gift Shop and the common areas of Escape the NETHERWORLD. For more details on the haunts and to learn more about COVID-19 protocols, visit www.fearworld.com. About NETHERWORLD: Created in 1997 by Billy Messina and Ben Armstrong, veterans in the film and television industry, NETHERWORLD is Atlanta's most popular self-guided, dark attraction. Recognized as one of the most highly acclaimed haunted houses in the world, NETHERWORLD is known for its over-the-top special effects, unique makeup, elaborate costuming, skilled stunt actors and unusual themes. Since relocating to Stone Mountain in 2017, NETHERWORLD has expanded its offerings to include year-round escape games, known as Escape the NETHERWORLD, and outdoor laser tag, dubbed Laser Adventure Battle Arena. Over the years, NETHERWORLD has garnered local and national attention from media including CNN, “The Today Show,” “The Early Show,” The Travel Channel and Wall Street Journal and has been voted the top haunt in the nation by publications such as Hauntworld Magazine, Dread Central, Fangoria and USA Today. NETHERWORLD's innovative horror experience and attractions continue to draw in generations of thrill-seekers eager to see what new nightmares have been unleashed! For more information, visit www.fearworld.com or call 404-608-2484. Keep up with all things spooky by following NETHERWORLD Haunted House on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 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Gail Williams has had a remarkable career as an orchestral musician, chamber musician, soloist and teacher. During the course of our conversation, we touch upon all of these creative aspects of her life and how her view of music and life is informed by these many experiences, both in music and in life.In Part 1 of our conversation, I ask Gail about her life growing up on a farm and how that experience has influenced all aspects of her life. We then talk about her early experiences as a player, how she tries to think not only like a brass player, but like a string player and singer as well. We end Part 1 by talking about her first job, playing with the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra.
I had the best time talking to Emme. I went into the conversation feeling a little all over the place (it was the launch day of my A Snug Autumn Collection with COZeCO!), but walked away feeling calmer and validated. Recognized globally as an advocate for women's empowerment and body positivity, Emme is the iconic American model who fights for fairness and inclusivity in the fashion and beauty industries. During our chat we discussed toxic compassion on social media and beyond, how your body can be your biggest advocate, and the beauty of leaning on others in times of need. In her work as a brand spokesperson, television personality, podcast host, author, the first full-figured Revlon spokeswoman, keynote speaker, and creative director of her eponymous clothing lines, Emme's message remains clear – self-esteem should not be decided by the number on the scale. If you or someone you know is struggling with disordered eating - call or text the National Eating Disorders Association at (800) 931-2237 This episode is brought to you by KiwiCo, House of Wise, Italic and Bombas. KiwiCo is redefining learning, with hands-on projects that build confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills. With a KiwiCo subscription, your child gets a new crate full of fun science and art projects every month. Get 50% off your first month plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line with code WITHWHIT at kiwico.com. House of Wise is helping women take control of their sleep, sex, stress and strength through originally formulated and effective CBD products. As our partner, House of Wise wants to give all of you 20% off your first purchase. Simply go to houseofwise.co and use the promo code WITHWHIT to redeem your discount. Italic isn't an everything store, they're your everything store. Their marketplace connects you with the manufacturers behind the world's biggest brands and most in-demand products and delivers straight to your door —for up to 63% less. Get $10 off your first product order of $50 or more on italic.com with code WITHWHIT. When it comes to my socks, they MUST be comfortable. For every Bombas item you buy–they donate an item to those experiencing homelessness. Go get twenty percent off your first order at bombas.com/withwhit Produced by Dear Media
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On this episode of the WTF California Podcast, we discuss heckling and how its underrated. Last Friday, the folks at Antioch High School pulled off a great heckle at school board president Ellie Householder. We discus items in Brentwood, Bay Point and Contra Costa County over the weekend. We get into the planned statewide walkout protesting vaccine mandates, people opting not to work and the death of Colin Powell. Even a little NFL. Articles From the Show Antioch High Staff Poke Fun at School Board President BADGERING BAD GUYS ISN'T A WILLY-NILLY FREE-FOR-ALL. THERE ARE RULES, PARTICULARLY IF YOU WANT TO MAKE AN IMPACT. BEHOLD, THE TENETS OF TAUNT 8 Rules for Masterful Heckling California parents, teachers plan statewide walkout to protest school vaccine mandate 'We're serious': Bay Area parents to protest school vaccine mandates by keeping kids home Monday Nearly 40% of California state workers are unvaccinated against COVID despite Newsom order Los Angeles County urges public to avoid high-risk Halloween activities Fauci: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas gatherings safe for vaccinated people Dozens of Dogs, Cats Removed From Danville Home Halloween house party shooting: 3 teens critically wounded in Whittier Millions of capable workers are choosing not to participate in the labor force Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19
An Innovative and Disruptive Approach To Legal Marketing & PR, With Steve Norber Steve Nober, founder, and CEO of Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG) has been a major force in the legal industry for over a decade. CAMG is a full-service legal marketing agency, providing comprehensive digital and offline marketing, including TV, radio, outdoor, SEO, Paid Social, SEM, and OTT. CAMG operates six service divisions with a staff of over 400 to support law firms in the mass tort and single event space with case acquisition. Services include media buying, creative, intake, contract processing, and medical records. With CAMG's Legal Marketing Index, Steve makes the agency's proprietary data and marketing trends available to law firms. Recognized as an industry leader, Steve speaks at over 40 conferences a year on topics including best marketing practices and ethics in advertising. What you'll learn about in this episode: Information about CAMG, the legal marketing conglomerate that Steve has built. Some of the ways that CAMG makes measurements and metrics that then can be used to help grow law firms. The genesis of CAMG's call center and why handling this often overlooked aspect of the business is crucial to the growth of a firm. The marketing situation, and changes in advertising results, due to changes from the pandemic. Why Steve decided to begin to offer PR services, and how their approach is disruptive and innovative. How their PR service is intuitive and why law firms should consider it even though it's not traditionally something that firms seek out. Information about the free data that CAMG publishes monthly for law firms. Good advice for lawyers trying to grow their practice (hint: start by differentiating in your marketplace). Resources: Website: https://integratedbrandmarketing.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Consumer-Attorney-Marketing-Group-CAMG-921382007912150 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/consumer-attorney-marketing-group/?viewAsMember=true Twitter: https://twitter.com/CAMG_Inc CAMG Phone number: 800-200-CAMG Steve's cell: 818-917-8755 Steve's email: Steve@CAMGinc.com Additional Resources: PILMMA's Super Summit https://learn.pilmma.org/pilmma-super-summit-2021 The Mastermind Effect: https://www.pilmma.org/the-mastermind-effect/ PILMMA's Free Resources: https://www.pilmma.org/free-resources/ PILMMA Join Page: https://learn.pilmma.org/join-pilmma
So many of us focus on becoming an expert in our professional field. But what if instead, we wanted to become visionaries? Not THAT kind of visionary, mind you -- the over-hyped media machines that become the business world equivalents of the Kardashians. But instead, a type of useful, practical, attainable, and much-needed visionary. On this episode we begin to unpack what it means to be a visionary. With guidance from Andrew Davis, a speaker, author, and creator of the “Quest Matrix,” we begin to chart a path away from Expertville toward some new territory -- a place where we can resonate deeper in a world trending shallow, and yes, build our businesses and leave our legacies. That place? Visionary Town.Along the way, we hear from John Bonini, director of marketing at Databox, content marketing expert, and prolific side project creator who recently launched Some Good Content, a membership group that fosters engaging conversations and shares resources for marketers searching to create better content. John's on his own path toward becoming a visionary, driven by questions that, as Drew says, Google can't answer.But he's currently at a crossroads -- one we all face, too. What will he decide? What will YOU decide?QUEST MATRIX IMAGE: https://bit.ly/quest-matrix SHARE THE SHOW:Help others find Unthinkable in their favorite podcast player by sharing this link: https://pod.link/jay SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER:https://jayacunzo.com/newsletterEvery Friday, I send a new idea, story, or framework for crafting more resonant work to thousands of subscribers, ranging from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and independent creators, to marketers and leaders at brands like Adobe, Red Bull, Shopify, Salesforce, the BBC, Wistia, HubSpot, Drift, ProfitWell, a16z, and the New York Times. VOICES IN THIS EPISODE:John Bonini is a long-time content marketer, working for brands like IMPACT Branding and Design and the email software company Litmus as head of growth. He's now director of marketing at Databox, a startup based in Boston. John lives in Connecticut. John's also the former host of a podcast he launched, Louder Than Words (now defunct), and the owner of a membership and community group for marketers, Some Good Content, which is run on Patreon and a dedicated group website.Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew produced for NBC's Today Show, worked for The Muppets in New York and wrote for Charles Kuralt. He's appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and on NBC and the BBC. Davis has crafted documentary films and award-winning content for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. Recognized as one of the industry's "Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers," Andrew is a mainstay on global marketing influencer lists. Wherever he goes, Andrew Davis puts his infectious enthusiasm and magnetic speaking style to good use teaching business leaders how to grow their businesses, transform their cities, and leave their legacy. SPONSOR:The Juice is a new kind of media company (like the Spotify of B2B). Specifically, they serve sales and marketing professionals. By registering for free, users can find the most original, deeply resonant ideas and advice in sales and marketing -- things optimized for people, not algorithms. The Juice curates from tens of thousands of sources to find what's popular and also what's most customized to your specific job function and level. Browse the best and brightest thinking, find new sources of inspiration to follow, and create and share content playlists about specific topics that help your career and company grow. Learn more and sign up for free at https://thejuicehq.com CONNECT WITH US ELSEWHERE:- Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo and https://twitter.com/UnthinkableShow- Instagram: https://instagram.com/jacunzo- LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/jayacunzo- Email: email@example.com PRODUCTION:- Creator, host, writer, and editor: Jay Acunzo - https://jayacunzo.com- Producer and researcher: Ilana Nevins - https://www.ilananevins.com ABOUT THE SHOW:Unthinkable is a storytelling podcast about creative people who break from conventional thinking to make what matters most. We're traveling the business world to learn how to create work that resonates — with powerful stories from makers, marketers, and leaders like the CEOs of Zoom and Patreon, execs from Adobe and Disney, and creators like writer Tim Urban, comedian Sarah Cooper, and photographer Chase Jarvis. From artisans to entrepreneurs, writers, designers, podcasters, video creators, and all the weird and wonderful nooks of the working world, we're meeting inspiring people to learn what we can do to resonate more deeply with the work we create.Listeners have called the show “This American Life for my work” with stories “as captivating as some of the best, like Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Carlin.”Thanks for listening and supporting Unthinkable!
Image consultant and long time vegan, Ginger Burr, digs deep into how to have a focus on vegan, ethical and sustainable clothing and makeup. Ginger is a speaker and author who empowers women to fully express who they are through their clothing choices and leave a lasting (positive) impression. Recognized by VegNews Magazine as one of the “25 Most Fascinating Vegetarians” in the world. Author of: That's so You!: Create a Look You Love with Beauty, Style and Grace http://www.veganvisibility.com/summit
Welcome to another episode of the Action and Ambition podcast. We are privileged to have David Drebin on the show. David Drebin is a well-known American photographer known for his cinematic, high-definition portraits of models and celebrities. Recognized for his editorial work for GQ, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair, Dreblin also produces a corpus of personal work that explores themes of solitude, sex, and grandeur. He combines voyeuristic and psychological perspectives in his art, providing dramatic insight into his subjects' feelings and experiences while exploring the conflicts between melancholy and humor. He was born in 1970 in Toronto, Canada, and graduated in 1996 from New York's Parsons New School for Design. He has exhibited at Brussels' Young Gallery, Berlin's Camera Work, and Los Angeles' Fahey Klein Gallery. Drebin is based in New York City. Find out more by tuning in on this episode!
I have just finished reading Three Hearts and Three Lions by Poul Anderson. Recognized as one of the key texts that inspired and shaped D&D. I ponder how different D&D would be if we had never had heroic fantasy and been stuck in the mire with these wonky and delightful Appendix N novels. Call ins from Rob (Menion) Barney Jason Karl Rodriguez David Henry --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8/message
Phone Screener Abby gives us a major update that happened over the weekend with the guy who randomly texted her with a photo. Eddie shares a story about his parents being shamed for something he posted on Instagram. We talk to actor Leah Remini about her new game show, her time on Dancing with the Stars and the TV roles she gets recognized for the most. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
KL123 Ayse Birsel Designer | Author | Recognized as Fast Company Most Creative People in Business Design the Work You Love Episode Summary On Episode 123 of the Keep Leading! Podcast, I interviewed the amazing Ayse Birsel! She is a gifted designer who explains that we shouldn't just work, but we should do the work we love! She also reveals her new book and why she is known as the “Queen of Toilet” seats Bio Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People In Business 2017 and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations. She is the author of Design the Life You Love. Recognized as #1 Coach in Life Design in the world, she gives lectures on Design the Life + Work You Love to corporations and has a blog on Design the Work You Love for Thinkers50, based on her interviews with some of the most recognized thought leaders of our time. Ayse is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning design and innovation studio, and consults to Amazon, CVS, Herman Miller, GE, IKEA, The Scan Foundation, Staples, and Toyota, among others. Her design process, Deconstruction:Reconstruction™, is the red thread across all her work. Interior Design Magazine recognized her as Best of Year Product Designer 2020. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Website https://www.aysebirsel.com/ Other Website http://www.birselplusseck.com/ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/aysebirsel/ Twitter https://twitter.com/AyseBirselSeck Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DesigntheLifeYouLove Instagram https://www.instagram.com/designthelifeyoulove/ Leadership Quote “Successful people become great leaders when they learn to shift the focus from themselves to others.” ― Marshall Goldsmith, What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful Get Your Copy of Ayse's Book! https://www.aysebirsel.com/book Subscribe, share and review on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/keep-leading/id1461490512 Full Episode Transcripts and Detailed Guest Information www.KeepLeadingPodcast.com Keep Leading LIVE (Live Recordings of the Keep Leading!® Podcast) www.KeepLeadingLive.com The Keep Leading!® podcast is for people passionate about leadership. It is dedicated to leadership development and insights. Join your host Eddie Turner, The Leadership Excelerator® as he speaks with accomplished leaders and people of influence across the globe as they share their journey to leadership excellence. Listen as they share leadership strategies, techniques, and insights. For more information visit https://eddieturnerllc.com or follow Eddie Turner on Twitter and Instagram at @eddieturnerjr. Like Eddie Turner LLC on Facebook. Connect with Eddie Turner on LinkedIn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices