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Tackling Adulthood Podcast
Tackling Adulthood Ep 50 - Halloween Fun and Healthy

Tackling Adulthood Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 18:44


Have your Halloween candy. Do it! Diana Savani, RD/LDN (savaniwellness.com) is here to tell us go for it, but how we can take steps to make sure we don't over indulge on the sweet treats this year! PLUS, she gives us some healthy options to make your Halloween fun for you and the kiddos!! It's the TACKLING ADULTHOOD PODCAST! Brought to you by Service Electric Cable and TV - providing your Communication needs for over 70 years!! High speed Internet, cable and phone - visit SECTV.com!! And by the Cumulus Podcast Network and Cumulus Media Allentown! Find the 'Tackling Adulthood' podcast wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Talk Talent To Me
Advanced University Recruiting, Duolingo's Renee Davis

Talk Talent To Me

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 27:17


Today I'm joined by Renee Davis, Duolingo's Director of Recruiting. In this episode, we address the issues with the old method of targeting a specific subset of students, and how to stay up to date with each new generation. We dive into how to improve the graduation numbers of underrepresented student populations, and debate the merits of recruiting through TikTok! Renee's belief that a recruitment program is about what the students can gain from it has already proven its worth, with seven out of eight interns accepting their offers to come back to work, and she takes me through how she managed this impressive feat. From virtual yoga to why three-year recruitment plans are ideal, join me in a lively discussion about changing the way we find talent.    Key Points From This Episode: An introduction to Renee Davis, the driving force behind Duolingo's modern recruiting operation. Why recruiting is about more than just meeting hiring goals. Tackling problems in university recruiting to impact students' lives. The challenges and rewards of going virtual. Using virtual events to improve outreach. What platforms you can use to improve your recruitment programs. How to ensure there is value for the students and not just the recruiters.  The Duolingo Thrive Program: building a sense of belonging in underrepresented students.   Tweetables: “Whoever you're talking to, it's all about making sure there's value for them.” — Renee Davis [0:14:32]   “We are only as good as the students who are in the programs and are graduating with the degrees.” — Renee Davis [0:17:30] “The long view is getting the problem at root and trying to solve it over time versus constantly trying to build a solution at top of funnel for just in time hiring.” — Renee Davis [0:24:02] Links Mentioned in Today's Episode:   Renee Davis on LinkedIn Gather Town Talk Talent to Me

Not Your Average Autism Mom
58. Tackling Challenging Behavior with Positive Interventions

Not Your Average Autism Mom

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 19:42


In this episode, I am going to focus specifically on how Positive behavior support (PBS) can be effective for our kids. Whether it is utilizing a Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) or a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) or whatever type of plan your child's education program or school team puts together. The point is that it can absolutely improve your child's behavior across settings when both the family and the school team are working collaboratively together as a team. When these supports are implemented and over time, they can have lasting benefits both at school and at home. These plans when developed can include many different components. Here is what we do know, we know that proactive strategies reduce the likelihood of problem behavior and instead they prompt positive behaviors. The goal of any positive behavior support plan is that it rewards our kids by teaching them how to self-manage their own behavior over time. www.notyouraverageautismmom.com

XChateau - Navigating the Business of Wine
Tackling Climate Change w/ Josep Maria Ribas & Julien Gervreau, IWCA

XChateau - Navigating the Business of Wine

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 45:45


With droughts, floods, hail, wildfires, and more challenging how wine is made, Familia Torres and Jackson Family Wines are leading the way to tackle climate change in the wine industry by founding the International Wineries for Climate Action.  Founded in 2019, the group already has 22 members and continues to expand its reach and impact.  Listen in as Josep Maria Ribas Portella, Climate Change Director for Familia Torres, and Julien Gervreau, VP Sustainability at Jackson Family Wines, tell us about the impacts of climate change, how to measure GHG in the wine industry, and ways wineries are working to improve their emissions.  A mission-critical effort for the entire wine industry, listen in to learn more! Detailed Show Notes: Josep's & Familia Torres' backgroundClimate Change Director, an energy engineer, has been with Familia Torres for five yearsTorres - 150-year history, 5th generation running the companyClimate change dept reports directly to Miguel Torres (CEO), who got passionate about the subject after watching An Inconvenient Truth with Al GoreJulien & Jackson Family Wines' (“JFW”) backgroundVP Sustainability at JFWJFW is a large, family-owned company, best known for Kendall Jackson and La CremaIn the 2nd generation, the company is very passionate about climate change2008 - Torres and JFW came together on climate change and the need to measure greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissionsInternational Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA)Founded by Torres and JFW in 2019~2010 - Miguel Torres tried to start something similar in Spain, but it didn't work outDeciding to partner w/ JFW and make it international led to the successful launch of the IWCAIWCA tries to standardize emissions measurement and communicationsThe wine industry is not a significant contributor to climate change, but agriculture is an emerging area of opportunity, and wine can represent agriculture more broadlyIWCA is 1st agriculture group to join the UN's “Race to Zero” initiativeImpact of climate change on the wine industryThe impacts are being felt globally (Torres)Advanced ripening of grapes (leading to higher alcohols)More extreme weather - prolonged droughts in Spain, flooding, late hail, hydric stress (leading to worse wildfires), late-season heat spikesMeasuring GHG emissions - Scope 1-3 definitionScope 1 - direct emissions - e.g., fuel burnt in winery vehicles, gas used in boilers, CO2 usageScope 2 - indirect emissions from purchase of electricityScope 3 - indirect emissions from purchased goods and services - e.g., packaging, logistics, waste disposal of bottles, etc.…Scope 1&2 are ~20-25% of GHG emissions, Scope 3 - 75-80%GHG impact of a bottle of wineUse World Resource Institute's GHG Protocol and ISO14064 inventory management processFor IWCA members (as of Oct 2021) - the average bottle of wine has a 1.61 CO2e/L of GHG emissionsRange - 0.75 - ~10 => larger wineries tend to be lower, smaller wineries tend to be higherGHG reduction measuresShipping is ~15% of carbon footprint for Torres => using railroad when possible, ship in bulk (for every 1 bulk shipper sent, it replaces 4 containers, saving 3 shipments)Electricity - many wineries installing onsite renewable energy, primarily solarHarvest is 2.5 months/year but uses ~50% of electric consumptionPackaging - ~25% of total GHG footprintGlass is ~20% of the total GHG footprintJFW - reduced  the weight of bottles for KJ and La Crema - saved ~3-4% of total GHG emissions and saved moneyReduce weight bottles have more recycled content in the glass, reduce emissions of glass making process (e.g., Furnace of the Future), bloggers starting to weigh bottles before tastingTorres - bottles down to 400g, can't go much lower, or bottles will break on the bottling line or with consumersPotential future of re-utilizing bottlesRegenerative farming - could potentially lead to carbon sequestration in the soil, science still in progressIWCA Mission & PurposeDecarbonize the wine industry as fast as possible3 membership classes - Gold, Silver, Applicant (committed to joining)RequirementsCommit to Net Zero by 2050 with intermediate reductions by 2030 (all)Submit baseline GHG emissions inventory, verified by 3rd party audit (all)Min 20% onsite renewable energy (Gold)Constant reductions year over year (Gold)Do not recognize purchase of external offsets in reductionsTarget membershipGoal - 20 wineries by Nov 2021Oct 2021 - 22 wineriesMiguel Torres long-term target - 100 wineriesFees - a sliding scale by volumeFlat fee - €4,000 / yearVariable fee - €0.01 / case produced / year, cap of 600,000 casesMax fee = €10,000 / yearMeasurement & verification paid by wineries themselvesReleased a GHG calculator to enable wineries to catalog emissions data on their ownSmaller wineries join (there are members as small as a few thousand cases) to participate in something bigger and to amplify their voiceUpcoming for the IWCAOct 21st - 1st Member Report launch - includes all GHG inventories from all members, which will be made publicThe website will be overhauledFriends of IWCA category to be launchedThe initial stage of working groups launching

Lofty Pursuits
#100 design - tackling problems - dealing with failure - your letters

Lofty Pursuits

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 33:12


Today Greg talks about design changes, dealing with limitations and how failure is a construct. YT: http://www.youtube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: www.pd.net Coupon code for sticker: PODSTICK

Food Dignity Podcast
Tackling Misconceptions about Those with Disability

Food Dignity Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 26:29


Tracy Williams earned her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Dominican University. She enjoys partnering with disability organizations, as well as other organizations to speak on a variety of nutrition and healthy lifestyle topics. She has written for Push Living, Abilities Buzz as well as Disability Horizons. She also has co-authored a profile piece that covers dietitians from diverse backgrounds for Today's Dietitian. It will be published in their August/September 2021 publication. You can connect with her at www.tracysplate.com, if you have any questions on how to work with her. For more episode details, visit: https://fooddignitymovement.org/podcast/episode-78-tackling-misconceptions-about-those-with-disability/ 

Discovery
Earthshot 2 – Tackling our energy crisis

Discovery

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 27:34


Just how do we balance the growing demand for electricity worldwide with the need to reduce fossil fuel emissions to address climate change? In our second programme on the Earthshot prize Chhavi Sachdev looks at some of the solutions. From projects looking at providing green hydrogen to industry worldwide and remote communities, to village scale solar electricity networks in Bangladesh and a portable pay as you go powerpack in Nigeria. Also how to provide a livelihood for people who live in areas where conservation concerns mean they are no longer able to follow their traditional hunting practices . And we feature solutions for dealing with our wastes in their many forms from cleaning up polluted water to recycling human and agricultural organic waste – including an innovative city based system for collecting and redistributing food that would otherwise be destroyed. The Earthshot Prize is an initiative from the Royal Foundation designed to highlight and reward inspiring solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges. There are 5 categories with a million pound prize available in each. Protect and restore nature. Clean our air. Revive our oceans. Build a waste-free world. Fix our climate. Image: Earth at night, Credit: Roydee/Getty Images

Eat For The Planet with Nil Zacharias
#148 - Imperfect Foods: Reimagining Grocery Delivery and Tackling Food Waste

Eat For The Planet with Nil Zacharias

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 35:20


Madeline Rotman is the Head of Sustainability for Imperfect Foods where she focuses on reducing waste across the company's operational practices and the food supply system at large. Imperfect Foods is reimagining grocery delivery and on a mission to eliminate food waste and build a kinder, less wasteful world. They offer thoughtful eaters sustainable, affordable groceries that make the weekly chore of shopping an effortless and delightful experience. With scheduled weekly deliveries they help their customers save time, money, and the planet. Show Page: https://eftp.co/imperfectfoods Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter Follow us on Instagram Follow Nil Zacharias on Twitter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Tackling Adulthood Podcast
Tackling Adulthood Ep 49 - A Week of Social Media Shakeups

Tackling Adulthood Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 13:46


Facebook has been in the headlines the last couple of weeks, but something Twitter is launching to take the sting out of social media is what caught our attention. Crockett gives you the details in this week's TACKLING ADULTHOOD PODCAST! Brought to you by Service Electric Cable and TV - providing your Communication needs for over 70 years!! High speed Internet, cable and phone - visit SECTV.com! And by the Cumulus Podcast Network and Cumulus Media Allentown! Find the TACKLING ADULTHOOD podcast wherever you get your podcasts!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

World Economic Forum
COP26: The Ocean - why our seas hold the key to tackling climate change

World Economic Forum

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 32:32


Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes us into icy - but warming - Arctic waters; UN envoy Peter Thomson calls on world leaders to act urgently to protect the ocean. And we head to the swamps of Colombia to find out  why coastal ecosystems - mangroves, seagrasses and saltmarshes - are powerful allies in the fight against global warming.

The Your Life! Your Terms! Show
Vijay Boyapati - The Bullish Case For Bitcoin, Birth Of A New Monetary Asset & Tackling The BTC FUD

The Your Life! Your Terms! Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 60:08


Vijay Boyapati presents a very powerful case for Bitcoin. On this episode of The Your Life! Your Terms! Show we sit down with Vijay to get his thoughts on this new digital money. His Medium article, The Bullish Case for Bitcoin, is an excellent read and he's released a new book with the same title that's available on Amazon right now. During the second half of our chat, we toss some of the Bitcoin threats (regulation, taxes, energy etc.) to get his insights on each of these. We had a blast chatting with him and he's a worthy follow on Twitter @real_vijay . Enjoy the episode!

Tactical Leadership
Tactical Friday: Your Mind is the Matter

Tactical Leadership

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 20:47


“You need to be clear on why you want to master communication. Because at the end of the day, communication is everything - from the relationships you have with yourself to the ones you have with them for and around you.” - Brenden Kumarasamy Welcome to this episode of Tactical Friday! In today's episode, Brenden Kumarasamy is back to talk over the practical steps for individuals to start their journey towards being effective communicators with the right mindset by starting with that first person, pinpointing limiting beliefs and shifting our focus towards execution. Brenden is the founder of MasterTalk, a public speaking coaching practice he started to help executives & entrepreneurs become top 1% communicators in their industries. He also has a popular YouTube channel under the same name.   [00:01 - 00:41] Opening Segment If you have a platform and you want to create content that DELIVERS, go over tohttp://knightly.productions/ ( knightly.productions)! For the first part of my interview with Brenden, tune in to last Monday's episode    [00:42 - 08:53] How Can We Become Effective Communicators? Mindset around communication Pinpoint the core issues on the negatives. Check your motives. How would the world change if you were a successful communicator? How do people feel in that world? Structuring presentations Do it like a puzzle. Be mindful of your introduction and conclusion to make those solid. Do you manage a jigsaw piece with a thousand pieces alone? Brenden thinks otherwise. The aim is to take the audience into a journey. The two mirror versions We reflect our own emotions to the people we speak to.   [08:54 - 18:52] Getting Past the Limitations: Who Can We Serve? Tackling the imposter syndrome Build confidence and act upon your credibility. What does expertise even mean? Serve people you are comfortable serving first. Working towards action Don't just sit and write down the tips. Implement and practice. Random word exercise   [18:53 - 20:48] Closing Segment   Connect with Brenden (links below)  Check out his free training through Linkedin!  Closing words    Key Quotes:  “When you're creating this speech, when you're creating a presentation of some sort, you have to understand where you want people to go in the audience. What do you want them to take away from it?” - Zack Knight “The punchline is the reflection that you see in the mirror. It's what you are because as speakers, we are mirrors. We reflect our own emotions onto the people that we speak to. So the only question that matters for this tip is which emotion are you going to choose?” - Brenden Kumarasamy    Connect with Brenden Check out his videos at https://www.youtube.com/c/MasterTalks/featured (https://www.youtube.com/c/MasterTalks/featured). Follow his instagram @masteryourtalk. Connect with him on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendenkumarasamy/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendenkumarasamy/).   Did you love the value that we are putting out in the show? LEAVE A REVIEW and tell us what you think about the episode so we can continue on putting out great content just for you! Share this episode and help someone who wants to expand their leadership capacity or clickhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tactical-leadership/id1498567657 ( here) to listen to our previous episodes.   Tactical Leadership is brought to you by Knight Protection Services. A veteran-owned and operated company, with extensive experience in risk assessment and crime prevention. Find out more by visiting https://knightprotectionllc.com/ ( https://knightprotectionllc.com/)   If you want to learn how to build a better business check out my website athttps://beatacticalleader.com/ ( Beatacticalleader.com). You can connect with us onhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/zaknight ( LinkedIn),https://www.instagram.com/beatacticalleader/ ( Instagram), or...

The Dealer Playbook
Mike Colleran: How Nissan Is Tackling Current Auto Industry Challenges

The Dealer Playbook

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 23:36


Mike Colleran is the corporate vice president at Nissan Motor Company, a role he was appointed to in June 2020. Previously, he was the chairman of INFINITI Motor Company and was responsible for managing the brand, business operations, and all marketing/sales for INFINITI globally. What we discuss with Mike Colleran: Mike talks about the shifts that he's observed during his 30+ year career in the automotive industry. The most impactful shift being the transformation from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles. Where manufacturers once employeed mechanical engineers, there is a shift to chemical engineers. The transformation began to accelerate back in 2008, when companies moved from high over heads to more streamlined business operations. Mike explains that the highest priority for retail dealers over the next 3, 5, and 7 years needs to be delivering a world-class customer experience. In a world where fixed costs add pressure, the challenge will be delivering that incredible experience while managing fixed costs. How far ahead do automakers look to the future? Nissan has been preparing for electrification for years when it released the first iteration of the Nissan Leaf. As a retired Marine Captian, Mike shares how the marine's motto of "Semper Fi" has impacted the way he leads, builds, and trusts his team. How are automakers seeking to mitigate chip shortages from happening again in the future? Are OEMs conspiring to get rid of the dealer network? -- Like this show? Please leave us a review here — even one sentence helps! Consider includin g your LinkedIn or Instagram handle so we can thank you personally! -- Thanks, Mike Colleran! If you enjoyed this conversation with Mike Colleran, please let him know by clicking on the links below and sending him a message! Click here to thank Mike Colleran!

PwC's accounting and financial reporting podcast
Tackling global uncertainty—how will it impact your business?

PwC's accounting and financial reporting podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 31:19


In this week's episode we are exploring the current state of geopolitical forces that are shaping business today. Host Heather Horn sat down with Craig Stronberg, a former historian and current director in PwC Intelligence, and Christina Wobig, a senior manager in PwC Intelligence, to get some insight on the geopolitical landscape, trends, and ways to manage risk.Topics include:1:59 - Geopolitical forces. We begin by setting the stage and covering the trends that warrant heightened CFO focus, including displacement of power around the globe and the effects of inequity.7:27 - Trust and distrust. Can you build trust in today's geopolitical landscape? Craig stresses the importance of investing in strategic relationships. Christina tells us how trust in business has actually increased over the course of the pandemic.9:41 - Measure, monitor, manage. Geopolitical forces create risk, but companies that look ahead can capture opportunity. Craig and Christina discuss how companies can put a framework into place to do just that.22:29 - The role of culture in companies. Craig discusses ESG principles, specifically the social elements, and how companies are thinking through today's social issues.24:27 - What's the new normal? Does normal exist anymore? Christina and Craig discuss how COVID has changed our world, and what areas CFOs should be paying attention to when looking forward to 2022.Want to learn more?  Check out PwC's latest Trust in Business Survey and listen to Craig's previous podcast, COVID-19: How looking back will help business move forward. Craig Stronberg leads the Macro Capability for PwC Intelligence, spearheading the team of analysts that provide macroeconomic and geopolitical intelligence to key stakeholders. Named as one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company, Craig had a nearly 20 year career in national security affairs working for and advising numerous agencies and international partners, having been decorated five times. He focused on a variety of areas, including counterintelligence, economic espionage, counterterrorism, cyber threats, political-military issues, special operations integration, and support for major events such as the Olympic Games.Christina Wobig is a senior manager in PwC Intelligence with more than 15 years of experience working in strategy and commercial leadership roles in professional services and industry, including music, pharma, and education technology. She has worked on projects around the globe helping companies navigate geopolitical trends with strategic thinking.Heather Horn is a Deputy Chief Accountant in PwC's National Office and leader of the thought leadership group, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC's accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 30 years of experience, Heather's accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.

Puliyabaazi Hindi Podcast
हवा हवा ये हवा. Tackling Air Pollution in India.

Puliyabaazi Hindi Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 62:36


सर्दी के दिन आते ही दिल्ली की वायु प्रदूषण समस्या की खबरें आने लगती है और कुछ ही दिनों में ऐसी ख़बरें गायब भी हो जाती है। लेकिन वायु प्रदूषण पूरे भारत के लिए एक चुनौती है जिसका खात्मा समाज, सरकार, और बाज़ार के तालमेल से ही संभव हो पायेगा। तो इस बार हमने बात की शरद गुट्टीकुंडा से, जो Urban Emissions के संस्थापक है। ये शोध संस्था पिछले कई वर्षों से भारत के वायु प्रदूषण का गहन विश्लेषण करती आ रही है।Why is the air in many Indian cities, towns, and villages polluted? What are the major constituents of air pollution? To what extent are air purifiers helpful? This is a conversation on air pollution in India - the challenge and the potential solutions in the Indian context. Joining us in this episode is scientist Sarath Guttikunda. Sarath is the founder of Urban Emissions, a ​​repository of information, research, and analysis related to air pollution.For more:Urban Emissions website Sarath's articles in The Wire on various aspects of air pollution in IndiaMSP is Maximum Smog Price by PranayPuliyabaazi is on these platforms:Twitter: https://twitter.com/puliyabaaziInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/puliyabaazi/Subscribe & listen to the podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Castbox, AudioBoom, YouTube, Spotify or any other podcast app.

7 Figure Flipping with Bill Allen
[489] “Blocking and Tackling” for Real Estate Investors

7 Figure Flipping with Bill Allen

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 50:31


In football, there are two things players need to get really, REALLY good at before they can start thinking about advanced strategies and complex plays.Those two things are blocking and tackling.These are the fundamental actions of the game.Real estate investing has its own blocking and tackling.Whether you're flipping or wholesaling houses, there are two fundamentals you have to get good at if you want to succeed.At Flip Hacking LIVE a couple years ago, Andy McFarland shared what these two things are and how to get good at them even if you're a complete beginner. This is one of my favorite presentations from any event we've ever held…And it will give you a taste of what's in store at Flip Hacking LIVE next week.Let's dive in to “blocking and tackling” for real estate investors…Listen in now!There are SO MANY huge takeaways in this presentation.Every year, guys like Andy McFarland take the stage at Flip Hacking LIVE to share things like this. Each session alone is more than enough to accelerate your real estate investing growth…And you get THREE FULL DAYS of this.If you haven't gotten your ticket to Flip Hacking LIVE by now, I'm not sure what's holding you back… but the price is going up TOMORROW.Hit the link below to register!CLICK HERE to Get a Spot at Flip Hacking LIVE 2021 >>The event is happening October 14-16 in Orlando, FL.It's going to be awesome. I can hardly wait…See you there!Links and ResourcesFlip Hacking LIVE tickets for October 2021 are available now… and seats are filling up fast. If you want to learn the exact systems and strategies the nation's top house flippers and wholesalers are using to flip 100s of houses per year, reserve your spot today. Hit the link below to sign up!- CLICK HERE: FlipHackingLIVE.comIf you're an experienced real estate investor and you're ready to get around a community of active house flippers and wholesalers who will support you, hold you accountable, and push you to set goals that inspire you as you grow your business, check out 7 Figure Altitude and see if it looks like a good fit. If it is, I invite you to fill out a quick application to join. If you have any questions, reach out!- CLICK HERE: 7FigureAltitude.com====================Want to continue your house flipping / wholesaling journey? Here are a few more resources to check out...Subscribe: Join the 7 Figure Flipping email list to get the latest house flipping and wholesaling secrets, plus insider access to real estate investing tips, training, and more! Click Here: https://7figureflipping.com/subscribe7 Figure Flipping Podcast: Subscribe and get more episodes like this one delivered to you every week! Click Here: https://7figureflipping.com/listenFacebook Group: We've built a community of serious investors who are learning and growing their businesses together. Join the Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fliphacking/7FigureFlipping.com: Learn more about who we are, our mentoring groups, upcoming events, and the causes we support at our website. Plus, grab some free downloads and other materials to help you on your real estate investing journey! Click Here: https://7figureflipping.com/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

EWN - Engineering With Nature
Evolution of Nature Infrastructure Policy

EWN - Engineering With Nature

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 31:08


President Biden's January 2021 Executive Order, Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, emphasizes the urgency of taking action to build climate resiliency and specifically calls for the inclusion of nature-based solutions. Combined with the $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act approved by the US Senate in August,  2021, which describes major infrastructure projects to be undertaken, these represent an unprecedented opportunity to incorporate Engineering With Nature approaches into infrastructure policy and projects. Our guests are Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist for Environmental Science with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Lead for EWN; Sarah Murdock, Director of US Climate Resilience and Water Policy at The Nature Conservancy; Justin Ehrenwerth, President and CEO of The Water Institute of the Gulf; and Mindy Simmons, Senior Policy Advisor, Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Business Line Manager at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.   The evolution of infrastructure policy can be seen, in part, through our experience with storms. As Todd notes, “following Hurricane Katrina, our collective focus was risk reduction. After Hurricane Sandy, the focus expanded to include resilience. Those events, separated by several years, intensified the dialogue, in a positive way, on engineering with nature and nature-based solutions.”   Work done by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Cape May, New Jersey before Hurricane Sandy demonstrates the importance of natural infrastructure to storm risk reduction. Working with USACE, an ecosystem restoration project was undertaken that included holistic dune restoration, hydrologic improvements, and habitat restoration. According to Sarah, “before the project there was a history of flooding of the communities behind the preserve area. After Sandy, the dune restoration stood up and those communities only experienced negligible flooding.”   The Water Institute of the Gulf (TWIG) was founded in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Justin describes the opportunity for incorporating natural and nature-based solutions “to create a blended approach that addresses the need for built infrastructure, married with natural infrastructure.  For example, levees and flood walls blended with barrier islands and marsh to create a multiple lines of defense strategy that ultimately yields not only economic benefits through the protection of property and businesses and communities, but also social and environmental benefits.”   Significant hurricane and storm events have clearly shaped policy at the federal level, but as Mindy notes, the Corps has been implementing engineering with nature solutions for over a century, describing the Yolo Bypass, designed by the Corps in the 1930s that helps divert flood water near Sacramento, California, while also providing valuable fish and wildlife habitat. From Mindy's perspective, “hurricanes over the past century have brought a lot of attention to the Corps' capabilities and Congress has provided direction through Water Resource Development Acts (WRDA) requiring the Corps to explicitly consider natural and nature-based solutions for flood risk management, hurricane and storm damage reduction and ecosystem restoration.”   The benefits of employing natural and nature- based infrastructure is significant. Our guests believe that expanded value can be “unlocked” by including nature-based solutions, or natural infrastructure, as an integrated part of infrastructure investment.  According to Sarah, “if we equate nature as a form of infrastructure, we can unlock the trillions of dollars that this world spends and invests in more traditional infrastructure and really think equally of nature as delivering a lot of the services that are essential.”  Measuring those benefits is the focus of our discussion in Episode 2.  As Todd says, “Our ability to describe, define substantiate the benefits and the costs related to nature is really the key to opening up a treasure box of natural value that all people can benefit from.”   Related Links:  EWN Website ERDC Website Todd Bridges at LinkedIn Todd Bridges at EWN Sarah Murdock at LinkedIn The Nature Conservancy Justin Ehrenwerth at LinkedIn Justin Ehrenwerth at The Water Institute of the Gulf The Water Institute of the Gulf Mindy Simmons at LinkedIn USACE Ecosystem Management and Restoration Research Program EWN Podcast S1E6: Assessing the Value of Natural and Nature-Based Features in Coastal Storm and Flood Risk Reduction Executive Order No. 14008, Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act  

Stylus Future Thinking
Tackling Toxic Tech with Paul Carr

Stylus Future Thinking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 15:40


Paul Carr – tech journalist, author, and co-founder of Chairman Mom, an online community for working women – gets real about the state of Silicon Valley and tells us why and how we need to combat the problem of toxic tech. We also talk to gender-free fashion platform The Phluid Project and identify this week's next big consumer opportunity for brands.

Financially Free Journey
Tackling and Eliminating your Student Loans with Justin Chidester

Financially Free Journey

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 34:22


Justin Chidester is Founder and owner of Wealth Mode Financial Planning – a financial and investment advisory firm focused on helping people pay off their student debt while being able to buy a home and invest for retirement. Justin is an expert when it comes to financial planning and has even been featured places like Forbes, Yahoo Finance and Bankrate.  Start taking control of your student loans today and don't allow the weight and burden of your debt control your future! Check out Justin and his team at Wealth Mode Financial Planning Have you left a review for the podcast yet? Make sure to take 30 seconds to leave a review and let us know what topics you want to have covered on upcoming episodes! Thank you to this episodes sponsors! Make sure to check out their fantastic offers!  https://www.virtualpbx.com/  https://www.hiddencompass.net/  Are your following us on social? Follow us on Tiktok Follow us on Instagram

Innovation in Compliance with Tom Fox
What Compliance Can Learn From Sales with Debbie Mrazek

Innovation in Compliance with Tom Fox

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 37:32


Debbie Mrzaek, President of The Sales Company, is Tom Fox's guest on this week's episode of the Innovation in Compliance Podcast. She has spent her career helping individuals and companies around the world as a sales consultant helping them develop good customer relationships. Debbie joins Tom to talk about sales processes and what compliance professionals can learn from sales personnel.   Active Listening and Communication: The Key To Success in Sales Active listening is the key to success in sales, as the sales process is all about communication. Knowing when to speak and when to be quiet is vital, Debbie stresses: “If you're talking more than 60% of the time, shut up. You're not learning anything; you're not getting any new information.” Learning to ask open-ended questions and allowing the other person to do most of the talking will go a long way. Anyone can learn the skills of a salesman, and you don't have to be extroverted or a social butterfly to be successful in sales. All you need to do is be able to carry conversations and have genuine care for your clients.   A Proper Sales Forecast A proper sales forecast isn't one that's done only once a year, but rather every day. Done this way, it drives the sales process further and also improves time management. Sales professionals can see at any point where they did well or where they went wrong. “Tackling the numbers, really understanding what they are, keeping up with them every single day, and knowing where you stand...and where you have shortcomings [can help immensely],” Debbie says. Tom adds that assessing your risk, and assessing them annually, as well as monitoring them and then adjusting your risk strategy where needed is also important.    Relationships are Key The traditional sales model has the sales professional go out and acquire the potential client then turn them over to the inside sales customer. This approach, Debbie remarks, has its flaws because the relationship the sales professional built with the client ends up being tossed over to a stranger. Relationships are a key part about sales. “We want to establish relationships where people can come back to us again and again,” Debbie says. She talks about the third sales model which she calls the flexible sales process. In this model, the sales professional acquires the client but gets to maintain the relationship whilst working closely with the inside customer service people. Everyone in the sales department is working together as opposed to individual silos with poor communication.   Improving Your Sales Model For individuals established in business, improving the sales model will follow the lines of assessing what's already been done in the sales department. It involves asking yourself questions like how long it took to close an opportunity with a client and whether or not that client has bought from you more than once. Sales personnel can then use that information when they're forecasting what they want to do in the future. Tom remarks that these concepts are applicable for in-house compliance professionals as well.   The Impact of COVID-19 and What's Next The pandemic has impacted the approach to sales, Debbie tells Tom. Going forward, people will decide how they want to connect and communicate with sales professionals, whether in-person, virtually, or a hybrid of both. Debbie stresses that sales professionals have to have conversations with each prospect about this because they need to know what their clients want. Sales in the future will continue to see more innovation with respect to technology and the availability of data. Salespeople are going to learn how to use data like AI. She also believes that these kinds of technologies will be more user-friendly in the coming years.   *Check out Smarsh Advance, which will be held on November 9th. For information or to register, click here.*   Resources Debbie Mrazek | LinkedIn | Twitter The Sales Company  

The Millennial Mission Podcast - Parenting, Personal Finance, and Purpose for the Christian Millennial Couple
123. Unplanned Grace: Tackling the Topic of Unplanned Pregnancy with Natasha Smith

The Millennial Mission Podcast - Parenting, Personal Finance, and Purpose for the Christian Millennial Couple

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 38:19


Last week I told you Corey and I were going to start being more vocal about our convictions on the show, and here we are.Today we are sharing a conversation I had with Natasha Smith. Natasha works with a ministry called save the storks, and she just co-wrote a book with Brittany Smith called unplanned grace.First, I want to say that while I loved our conversation, I feel like I didn't completely do it justice this week as I was interviewing solo and also right in the heat of our whole family being down with illness which is also why Corey wasn't part of the conversation. I had already rescheduled once, and was too excited to cancel a second time, but with that being said I feel like my tone sometimes didn't completely match my thoughts and so I just wanted to point that out.That being said, Natasha was so full of amazing insight and you can tell her heart is just so in this pro- life space. There were a couple things I wanted to touch on that I didn't get to so I want to address them below.So why do I feel the need to share about unplanned pregnancy? Well it's always been something really close to my heart, but it's also a big part of my story. Many of you guys know our wild man, Carter Rush, and he was a product of a very unplanned pregnancy. Corey and I had only been dating for about 11 month, actually were on the verge of breaking up, and then I found out I was pregnant with Carter. Listen today to hear more!Episode Highlights: A message from Bethany.A little on Save the Storks.Why being pro-life is also pro-woman.Stories of lives impacted.Hope for those facing unplanned pregnancy and abortion.More on Guest:Get Unplanned Grace HEREhttps://savethestorks.com/Resources:https://optionline.org/http://clevelandpregnancycenter.org/https://www.care-net.org/Abortion Recovery Support Hotline: 1-866-482-5433More on The Millennial Mission/Links Mentioned in Episode:Follow us on IG: @bethanyandcoreySign Up for exclusive discounts, benefits, and top secret info only our podcast listeners get!www.millennialmission.coPress Inquiries/Contact: bethany@millennialmission.co

Sports As A Weapon Podcast
27| The NFL's Racist Race-Norming and Brotherhood and Anti-Blackness in College Football with Dr. Tracie Canada

Sports As A Weapon Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 67:32


Miguel spoke to Dr. Tracie Canada (@tracie_canada) this week, a socio-cultural anthropologist and assistant professor at Notre Dame (Department of Anthropology and Africana Studies). Dr. Canada's ethnographic research uses sport to theorize race, kinship and care, gender, and the performing body. Her work focuses on the lived experiences of Black football players. Dr. Canada is currently working on her first book, “Tackling the Everyday: Race, Family, and Nation in Big-Time College Football.”   First, Miguel asked Dr. Canada about her two recent articles, “The NFL's Racist ‘Race Norming' Is an Afterlife of Slavery” and “Brotherhood and Anti-Blackness in College Football.” Next, Dr. Canada explained the practice of race-norming and how the NFL used it against former players impacted by brain trauma during their playing career. Additionally, Miguel and Dr. Tracy Canada discuss the lawsuit by former NFL players Kevin Henry and Najeh Davenport against the NFL, who accused the NFL of “explicitly and deliberately” discriminating against them and black players filing dementia-related claims. Dr. Canada also explained how race-norming is an afterlife of slavery, and Miguel and Dr. Canada discussed how injuries and concussions are structurally crucial to the NFL as a business. Lastly, as one cultural anthropologist to another, Miguel asked Dr. Canada why Miami Dolphins rookie WR Jaylen Waddle's draft-day press conference caught her attention and the difference between football teammates and football brothers. Note: Originally recorded on September 2, 2021.   Next, Miguel gives you his Molotov MVPs for episode 27, former NFL running back Najeh Davenport and former NFL linebacker Kevin Henry. Finally, Miguel ends the podcast with another Chicana/o Sports History segment. This week, he highlights the 2021 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee and the first Mexican/Chicano and Latino Head Coach to win a Super Bowl, Raiders legendary Head Coach Tom Flores! Miguel Garcia produced this episode. Sports As A Weapon is now part of the @Anticonquista Collective Network. Check out Anticonquista on YouTube and Instagram!Be sure to listen/subscribe to the Sports As A Weapon Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Deezer, or wherever you get your podcasts.Follow us on:Twitter: @sportsasaweaponFacebook: fb.com/sportsasaweaponpodcastInstagram: @sportsasaweaponpodcastVisit our website: www.sportsasaweapon.com Links:The NFL's Racist ‘Race Norming' Is an Afterlife of Slavery (Dr. Canada and Dr. Chelsey R. Carter)Brotherhood and Anti-Blackness in College Football (Dr. Tracie Canada/Sapiens) Anti-Blackness and College Football (Dr. Canada/Black Perspectives)Black Former NFL Players Say Racial Bias Skews Concussion Payouts (NY Times) Clinicians fear NFL's concussion settlement program protocols discriminate against Black players (ABC)Commentary: Mexican American trailblazer Tom Flores finally gets to the Hall of Fame (LA Times)

Meaning Full Living
33: Tackling comparison, jealousy, and lying with Jennie Monness of @momommies

Meaning Full Living

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 41:04


Today, we are talking with Jennie Monness (@momommies), mom, early childhood educator, RIE specialist, parenting coach, and co-founder of Union Square Play. Jennie sits down with us to cover some very big topics that happen every day whether we realize it or not – comparison, jealousy, and lying. We ask Jennie for specific examples about how to notice when these things are happening, what to do and say, and how we can help our kids get out of the pattern of comparing by asking questions. We look at our own mindsets around constantly wanting to fix things for our kids and why we should rethink the little white lies we tell if we expect our kids to keep it honest. We promise you will relate to and learn so much from this episode – the convo made us rethink how we can stop jealousy and comparison in its tracks as opposed to keeping up with it. Spoiler: it's a work in progress for all of us! Thank you to our sponsors: Bev: www.drinkbev.com code: LIVING for 20% off first order + free shipping Brami: www.bramisnacks.com code: LIVING30 for 30% off your first order Girlfriend Collective: www.girlfriend.com/FULL for $25 off first time purchases of $100 or more Encantos: www.encantosworld.com code: LIVING for 3 free months when you sign up for an annual subscription! Produced by Dear Media.

Borne the Battle
#258 100 Year Old WWII Army/Air Force Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon, "Six Triple Eight"

Borne the Battle

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 55:44


In 1945, warehouses in Birmingham, England, were brimming with unsent postal mail intended for U.S. soldiers at the frontlines. At the same time, African American organizations pressed the War Department to create more opportunities for African American Women's Army Corps members to serve. Tackling two issues at once, the War Department started recruiting African American women and formed the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. The job was expected to take six months. The "Six Triple Eight" did it in three.Retired Air Force Major Fannie Griffin McClendon was one of these women to take up the monumental task of ensuring soldiers on the frontlines received mail sent to them by their loved ones, regardless of rain, sleet, “buzz bombs,” racism, and sexism. Indeed, throughout her time in the 6888th Battalion and later as a commander with Strategic Air Command, she faced and overcame many instances of racism and sexism thrown at her. This ranged from men who refused to serve under her because she was a woman. Focusing on her vital duties to the country, McClendon knocked down barriers and shattered glass ceilings at every corner of her military career.Even as a centenarian, McClendon remembered stories from her days in the military like the back of her hand. Stories she discussed in this episode of Borne the Battle include: What life was like for her while serving abroad in Europe during WWII The casualties the 6888th suffered while in France Becoming a commander in the Air Force Surrounded by the stench and sight of death, soldiers on the frontlines depended on members of the 6888th, like McClendon, to deliver them letters written by their loved ones back home. Despite the importance of their role, the 6888th, like many other segregated units from WWII, received little recognition after the war.The 6888th only recently started gaining popular recognition, with a documentary on it released in 2019.In 2021, the Senate passed the “Six Triple Eight” Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021, an act awarding congressional gold medals to members of the 6888th for their “pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and contributions to the morale of personnel stationed in the European theater.”While formal recognition for her service was long overdue, McClendon seemed not to mind too much. Rather, she focused on the many opportunities the military gave her and the spectacular life it allowed her to live.Borne the Battle Veteran of the Week: Marine Veteran Zane Jones Additional Links: Even at the age of 100, McClendon went out of her way to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Click here to learn how you can get vaccinated through the VA. To read more about the 6888th Veterans, check out the 6888th's website. practical resources for transitioning service members  VA stands ready to offer COVID-19 booster vaccines VA request for information on proposed rule change published in Federal Register on character of discharge  VA, National Support Network teach Veterans how to fight cybercrime

FathersFyre
147 - Dad how are you tackling discipline?

FathersFyre

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 68:31


Welcome to another Man2Man episode of FathersFyre. This week we explore discipline. What is discipline? How do we discipline our kids? Does one thing work for all kids? How do we tap into teaching as part of discipline? How do we discipline ourselves to not go overboard? Join me, Antoine Brown, Sean Knauff, and Mike Lewis explore a topic that can be really challenging as a dad. Host: Jody Sedrick jodysedrick.com Instagram: @jodysedrick New Book: Learn to Dance With The Currents of Life - When You Feel Like Drowning

Tackling Adulthood Podcast
Tackling Adulthood Ep 48 - Little Pink October - Cancer Support Community

Tackling Adulthood Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 31:27


October is breast cancer awareness month and Little Pink October around our way! Amanda Buss is the Executive Director at the ‎Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley. She is a delightful person to get to know, who has battled cancer and adversity throughout her life. She discusses how it can take a team to help people battle the Cancer - and who doesn't like a good story about getting by with a little help from our friends, family and people going through the same experiences?! It's the TACKLING ADULTHOOD PODCAST - brought to you by Service Electric Cable and TV - providing your communication needs for over 70 years. High speed Internet, cable and phone - visit SECTV.com - The Cumulus Podcast Network and Cumulus Media Allentown. Kindly Like/Subscribe/Review/Download wherever you get your podcasts!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

eGPlearning Podblast
PCN DES Objectives 2021 and onwards

eGPlearning Podblast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 61:14


A deep dive into the new objectives for the PCN DES for 2021 and onwards with Andy and Gandhi of eGPlearning. 00:00 Intro01:48 B0828 annex Ahttps://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content...02:35 From now (2021) onwards04:25 CVD prevention and diagnosis 21-22 DES11:45 CVD prevention and diagnosis 22-23 DES22:23 Tackling neighbourhood health inequalities 21-22 DES30:52 Tackling neighbourhood health inequalities 22-23 DES31:30 From 2022 onwards31:50 Anticipatory care DES37:28 Personalised Care DES46:40 Our Reflections55:00 Q&A and commentsJoin fellow GP trainers for the second GP5T conference about Training Trainers to Train Trainees: https://hopin.com/events/gp5t2Comments from our previous conference include:Was feeling bit downhearted with training but this has reinvigorated me and given lots of great ideas. Loved it being online and easy to attend.This time we have even more sessions to help you support your trainees including:

Everyday Wellness
Ep. 172 Are We Eating From A Toxic Food System? Tackling Issues within the American Food Industry with Robyn O'Brien

Everyday Wellness

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 69:46


I am honored to be interviewing Robyn O'Brien today! Robyn is a globally recognized voice in the food industry and has been called “food's Erin Brockovich” by The New York Times. Her TEDx talk (based on her book, The Unhealthy Truth) exposes the shortcomings of our food system and has been viewed millions of times. It has influenced policy, legislation, and product formulation. For the last fifteen years, Robyn has advised CEOs and executives at multinational CPG companies, startups, and farm organizations. Robyn is the co-founder and managing director at rePlant Capital, a financial services firm ambitiously determined to reverse climate change through the deployment of a series of proprietary funds focused on U.S. farmers and their transition to regenerative and organic agriculture. It can be hard for those who want to make real change in our broken systems to initiate change or know where to begin. Robyn O'Brien doesn't just make noise about problems. She builds solutions and encourages her audiences to participate by identifying their skills and experiences to leverage them as entry points for systems change. In Robyn's story, capital is an entry point for catalytic change. If biodiversity is resiliency on the farm, Robyn deeply believes that diversity is resiliency in governance.  In this episode, Robyn explains how rePlant Capital is pioneering climate solutions by tackling soil health through a model of agricultural financing that no one else is providing. She also speaks to the importance of diverse governance and leadership in addressing these existential food, health, and climate issues.   I am very grateful to Robyn for writing her book because it has profoundly impacted the trajectory of everything I am doing right now! Stay tuned for more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: Robyn shares her background. Robyn's motivation for investigating how our food gets produced. The additives in our food that drive allergies and food sensitivities. Some of the shocking facts that Robyn discovered about food allergies and American children. How Robyn realized that she had to use love and gratitude rather than fear when sharing her knowledge. The issues with the American food industry. Robyn talks about rePlant Capital. The difference between the conventional farm-debt industry and regenerative farming practices. Why we should never be afraid of starting small. The differences between various types of soil composition. Why water security is as critical as food security and national security. The importance of diversity. What you need to be concerned about regarding GMOs. Why we are seeing an escalated rate of allergies in our children. The importance of transparency in the food industry. Connect with Cynthia Thurlow Follow on Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn Check out Cynthia's website  Connect with Robyn O'Brien On her website On Facebook, Instagram, Twitter,   and LinkedIn Kiss the Ground website The documentary, Kiss the Ground (On Netflix)

Fintech Insider Podcast by 11:FS
567. Insights: How is French Fintech growing and tackling regulation?

Fintech Insider Podcast by 11:FS

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 57:02


Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to talk about French Fintech. Paris is home to more than 1,000 fintech companies and the French capital is looking to close the gap on the UK and eventually the US, according to leading figures. But what does the market look like, what technologies are paving the way, and what opportunities does the market offer fintech founders? This week's guests include: Didier Lallemand, Managing Director at Société Générale Ventures Clement Boulais, General Manager France, TrueLayer Paddy O'Neill, Head of Sales UK & Ireland, Spendesk All of this and much more on today's episode! This episode is sponsored by Temenos. Temenos is the world's leader in banking software, helping over 3,000 banks serve over 1.2 billion people. Our purpose is to make banking better. Together with our community, we make banks more successful, individuals better banked, and society better served. With our software banks can create more human digital experiences, hyper-efficient business models, and transform their back-office. Our clients are the highest performing banks with cost-income ratios which are twice better than the industry average. Learn more at Temenos.com. (https://go.temenos.com/11fs) This episode is sponsored by LetsDeel. There's a better way to hire internationally, and it starts with Deel. Everything from contract creation, record keeping, payments, and full-time employment is all in one place for teams all over the world. Companies anywhere can hire compliantly everywhere thanks to Deel. It's payroll and compliance built for today's worldwide workforce. To learn more, visit letsdeel/11fs (https://www.letsdeel.com/11fs), and redeem an exclusive offer of 3 months free when you hire a contractor and 20% for your first year when you hire an employee. This episode is sponsored by Fintech Meetup. This episode is sponsored by Fintech Meetup. Fintech Meetup is the world's largest fintech meetings event, facilitating more than 30,000 meetings for 4,000 participants. It takes place online, March 8-10, 2022. Our participants will meet everyone they need to meet, including Startups, Established Fintechs, Investors, Banks and Credit Unions, Media and Analysts and more. For more information and to get your ticket, go to www.fintechmeetup.com (www.fintechmeetup.com). Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, alternatively email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Clement Boulais, Didier Lallemand, and Paddy O'Neill.

High Codes
Session 174: Seizing your opportunity with Abby Cruz

High Codes

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 62:55


We have ABC Race & Culture reporter Abigail Cruz for an exclusive interview at the Louliga Cigar lounge in Philadelphia. Tackling everything from career to life Abby opens up to the guys and also reps Philly to the fullest. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/high-codes/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/high-codes/support

Creative Capital
Creative Capital Podcast 102: Scaling Up to 36 Units in 6 Months with Alessandra Thompson

Creative Capital

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 42:23


Welcome back to the Creative Capital Podcast with Josh Ferrari! In this episode, I welcome Alessandra Thompson! Alessandra Thompson is a 25-year-old real estate investor and large multifamily underwriter. From her experience in selling solar panels door-to-door to being a Senior Manager at a tech and marketing startup, she quickly realized that she needed to take control of her freedom. She recently closed on her FIRST deal - a 36 unit multifamily property in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her mission is to continue to scale her portfolio. She lives by the saying, “success lies on the other side of fear" and truly believes life begins when we step outside of our comfort zones.   In this episode, Alessandra tells us her story of taking the leap of faith - getting away from her 9 to 5 job to pursue the real estate industry - with the aims of attaining financial  and time freedom. In her journey, she shared how she quickly scaled up, the ways to find the right mentors, and how she developed the mindset transition to prepare herself for success. Join us and listen in! [00:01 - 09:30] Introduction     An overview of the episode Welcoming Alessandra to the show Alessandra shares her background Shifting from 9 to 5 to real estate Her target to attain financial freedom Learning multifamily and finding mentors   [09:31 - 24:17] The Mindset Transition: What it Takes to Scale Up   Why you don't need to know everything Leaning on mentors Perception on bumps on the road The mindset transition Going into a different zone Exploring the contractor space Embracing the day to day tasks Facing hurdles Tackling miscommunication in property management Dealing with tenants The holistic transition Recognizing the need to act now Refusing stagnancy Unlocking a new part of yourself Alessandra shares her story on going out of state Providing opportunities, not asking for money Passing the barrier to entry Alessandra shares her goals   [24:18 - 33:04] The Pod Decks Segment   What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you this year? Do you sing in the shower? [33:05 - 42:23] The Core Four   What is your favorite real estate-related book? What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow (link below)  What do you think your unique skill is that helped you become successful? Just going for it Tell me something that's true about real estate that almost nobody agrees with you on You can go for whatever asset you want to What one piece of advice would you give the listeners wanting to succeed in real estate investing? You don't have to know all of the steps, just take action Connect with Alessandra! A summary of the episode Closing words Key Quotes:    “All those little mistakes that you've made, that you wish you never made, they really helped formulate you, grow you, and mold you into what you are today and what you will be in the future.” - Josh Ferrari   “I enjoy the chaos, I've realized that if it were going smoothly, I would like it to go smoothly. But I'm also getting so many learning lessons just by having these bumps in the road. And so when this does happen, for the next property, I'm more aware of what to do, and I have the knowledge to back myself up.” - Alessandra Thompson   “I think that taking risks and pushing yourself to do things that you maybe aren't comfortable with is the key to success. Because each time you do that you unlock a new part of yourself that you didn't realize was within you, and you don't even know where else that could lead.” - Alessandra Thompson Resources Mentioned: What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow by Frank Gallinelli Connect with Alessandra via her email, Instagram, and LinkedIn! You can reach and connect with me on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Youtube  For more information about Ferrari Capital visit us on our website https://www.ferraricapital.com   SUBSCRIBE to this podcast for more episodes on how to create your own future through smart and lucrative investments.  LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW and share this podcast with someone you know who wants to experience massive growth and success in their business.   Listen to our previous episodes here 

Zvedá - She Rises to Impact Generations
Routine Series: Health & Hospitality: Ep. 22 - Tackling Accountability

Zvedá - She Rises to Impact Generations

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 4:26


In this bonus episode, we share some great accountability tips from Forbes. Plus, we add in a few of our own challenges and ideas for solutions.

The Boredwalk Podcast
The Boredwalk Podcast, Ep. 146: Tackling "big kid problems" with Sarah Merrill!

The Boredwalk Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 40:39


This week on the Boredwalk Podcast, Matt and Meredith are joined by humorist, comedy writer, and content creator Sarah Merrill of the Big Kid Problems podcast, blog, and Instagram! We talk to Sarah about her journey into the adult world out of college, the challenges of crafting relatable content on a daily basis that resonates with her audience, her creative process, dealing with haters and trolls, and how the big kid problems of a single 22 year old in college differ from the big kid problems of a married 30-something who's been adulting for a minute now.

BEDROCK
28. Tackling Adversity: Naval Academy to the National Football League

BEDROCK

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 32:19


Cameron Kinley, USNA '21, joins The Bedrock Podcast to talk about his experience as class president and football team captain on his journey to the NFL.

Inside Events by Swapcard
Tackling the Tough Questions Around Greener Events with Shawna McKinley & Guy Bigwood

Inside Events by Swapcard

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 29:50


“The world is changing and the impossible is happening” On our latest podcast, industry experts Shawna McKinley and Guy Bigwood join us for an eye-opening and timely discussion on sustainability and the future of events. Tune in and find out what they have to say about the shift to virtual caused by COVID-19 and what it means for our carbon footprint, how innovation in the event industry and sustainability work hand-in-hand, 3 top issues to focus on when it comes to the carbon footprint of your attendees, and why there's no need to panic about the future, instead focus on productivity.

West Virginia Morning
Tackling The Nursing Shortage And Regulating 'Forever Chemicals' On This West Virginia Morning

West Virginia Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 15:22


On this West Virginia Morning, the coronavirus pandemic has brought to light the nursing shortage that West Virginia, and the nation, have been facing for years. Also, in this show, Pennsylvania is still working out how PFAS regulations will look in the state.

The Rec
Prequels, 70s hair and tackling long TV Shows for The Sopranos movie, The Many Saints of Newark

The Rec

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 64:26


Breaking Green Ceilings
EP 54: Tackling Food Insecurity in the United Kingdom

Breaking Green Ceilings

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 60:00


One would think that food insecurity doesn't exist in one of the richest countries in the world - United Kingdom. Deidre (Dee) Woods who currently lives in London sheds light on the stark disparities that exist in the community she serves. As a food and farming action-ist Dee advocates for good food for all and a just, equitable food system, challenging the systemic barriers that impact marginalized communities and food producers. Having experienced food insecurity herself, Dee found a way to organize community to increase food access and eventually co-founded a food bank in London. Through policy action and decolonizing research and farming methods, Dee is committed to helping families struggling economically, often people of color, including immigrants and refugees. Of Trinidadian heritage, Dee talks about how her experiences of growing up on her father's farm in Trinidad made her passionate about food, farming and connecting to the land. In addition to being a food and farming action-ist, Dee is also an award winning cook!Follow Dee Woods:Twitter: @DidaraInstagram: @osunschild Facebook: Deirdre WoodsFollow Breaking Green Ceilings:IG - @breaking_green_ceilingsWebsite: breakinggreenceilings.com

Gyro Step: A Milwaukee Bucks Pod
Tackling big Bucks questions before the title defense season on the Hardwood Knocks podcast

Gyro Step: A Milwaukee Bucks Pod

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 68:41


Gyro Step host Ti Windisch joined Dan Favale on the Hardwood Knocks podcast to answer a slew of great Milwaukee Bucks questions, and the conversation was too good not to share with GSPN listeners, so here it is! Be sure to check out Hardwood Knocks on your podcast platform of choice, and Dan and the podcast account on Twitter, for more truly great coverage of all NBA teams. Topics covered on the episode include the Bucks' biggest trade candidate, their current biggest weakness on the roster, and more! Get the earliest heads up on ALL GSPN content, including podcasts, YouTube videos, and even new written articles on the GSPN Substack! The Gyro Step Podcast Network is on YouTube for live podcasts and other projects including this very podcast episode and many more to come, subscribe today! GSPN is proud to call Blue Wire's network of podcasts home. You can (and should) follow Rohan, Ti,  Adam, Jordan, and the Gyro Step and the Win In 6 podcast on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

This or Something Better
Ep 47: Making The Impossible Possible With Mick Ebeling

This or Something Better

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 42:23


It's the goal of today's guest to make the impossible, not impossible. Mick Ebeling believes that we can overcome any obstacle; with engineering, technology, willpower the right people and a lot of elbow grease.  Mick is the founder of Not Impossible, an award-winning social innovation lab and production company that was founded on the principle of technology for the sake of humanity. Not Impossible takes on the challenge of an individual in need, they find a solution and then scales it to help people everywhere. Mick's resumé of awards recognition for his innovative work is too long to list. Chances are if there's an award for innovation, he's won it.   I'm pretty sure if there was a photo of someone next to the words innovator and positive changemaker in the dictionary, you would find Mick. He embodies those words in every way possible, and to say you will be inspired by his story and his work is an understatement.   Questions Film and tv producer by trade  Origin story of Not impossible labs Eye writer- 2010 best innovations by time Project Daniel   ENGINEERS HACKERS ENTREPRENEURS TECHNOLOGISTS STORYTELLERS ARTISTS   Tackling the world's Absurdities  Help one, help many  Takes on challenges of an individual in need, finds a solution and then scales it to help people everywhere.    Open source   COVID...Current projects- Food insecurity/hunger  Mobile technology to give people access to food- Bento Data driven, frictionless Solution is already in our hands 96% have access to a mobile phone   Hunger not impossible  Vaccine not-impossible (1 in 5 kids don't have access to vaccines, 1.5 million die every year from a vaccine preventable death)- too hard to get to the health center, partnership wth pzier Project Cody- (CODI) Music-not impossible, music for the deaf and heard of hearing  Build not impossible-mobile maker space, engineering principles, etc.  (Yida, refugee camp)   The Not Impossible Awards recognize people and companies committed to creating technology for the sake of humanity. These teams transform people's lives by addressing human absurdities and fixing design flaws in the world around us. To that end, they create never-been-built solutions that respect people's humanity, enable their independence, and enrich their experience in the world.   The Not Impossible Foundation is a corporate foundation (501c3) that supports the efforts of others that are doing their part to make the impossible, not impossible.   About Mick Recently named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 World's Greatest Leaders , a recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and listed as one of the world's most influential creative people by The Creativity 50's, Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic, inspirational innovation. As a career producer and filmmaker and now founder and CEO of Not Impossible, Ebeling harvests the power of technology and story to change the world. Ebeling founded Not Impossible, a multiple award-winning social innovation lab and production company, on the premise that nothing is impossible. His mantra of "commit, then figure it out" allows him to convene a disparate team of hackers, doers, makers and thinkers to create devices that better the world by bringing accessibility for all. Working with a wide array of Fortune 500 companies, Ebeling not only pushes the bar on innovation, he also shares the emotionally resonating story of doing so. Ebeling's book, Not Impossible: The Art and Joy of Doing What Couldn't Be Done, recounts the life experiences that led to the founding of Not Impossible. Published in a multitude of languages, the book was hailed as "a unique and inspiring tale of brave abandon" by Nicholas Negroponte. Named one of Wired's 'Agents of Change', a two-time SXSW innovation of the year award winner, a two-time Tribeca Disruptor innovation winner, a fellow with The Nantucket Project, and recipient of every major creative and advertising award, Ebeling is on a mission to provide "Technology for the Sake of Humanity."

Partnering Leadership
Tackling systemic inequities by leading the charge with Richard Bynum | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

Partnering Leadership

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 40:18


In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Richard Bynum, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PNC, shares the many leadership lessons he learned while at the American Red Cross and in his various roles at PNC. Richard Bynum also shares why and how he intends to have an impact on reducing systemic inequities by leading the implementation of PNC's Community Benefits Plan through which the company will provide at least $88 billion in loans, investments, and other financial support to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and communities, people and communities of color, and other underserved individuals and communities. Some highlights:-How moving cities while growing up impacted Richard Bynum's outlook on diversity.- Richard Bynum on the lessons he learned while at the Red Cross, including on 9/11.- A painful lesson Richard Bynum learned as a young manager.- Richard on the need to balance trust and expectations as a leader.- PNC's $1 billion effort to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment for Black Americans- What Richard Bynum's hobby in genealogy has taught him about himself, his family, and the privileges Americans have today. Mentioned in this episode:-Michael N. Harreld, former Regional President of PNC Bank, Greater Washington, D.C. Area-D. Jermaine Johnson, Regional President for PNC Bank, Greater Washington, and Virginia-William “Bill” S. Demchak, CEO of PNC Financial Services-Eddie Meyers, Regional President of PNC Bank Georgia  Connect with Richard Bynum:Richard Bynum on LinkedInRichard Bynum on Twitter Connect with Mahan Tavakoli:MahanTavakoli.com More information and resources are available at the Partnering Leadership Podcast website: PartneringLeadership.com

Beyond the Image Podcast
BTI #289: Afraid of Hiring a Coach?

Beyond the Image Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 19:52


In today's episode, I wanted to talk about coaching. More specifically, the fear we have of hiring a coach. We fear investing, spending, or putting money into hiring someone to mentor us. When we think about the investment of a coach, the thing we are typically most afraid of, is the financial investment. Let's dive into this! “Regardless of whether or not you choose to work with someone, there will be an investment.” IN THIS EPISODE The fear behind hiring a coach and where it stems from. The truth about hiring a business coach and if it is the only way to have success. How you will have an investment either way and what the difference in these investments look like. Tackling the legitimate fear that if you invest, it won't work. Changing your perspective from failure to opportunity. Ways to mitigate the risks of hiring a coach. The importance of questioning the coach's approach and methodology and why. Why you should watch and study how coach's market themselves. Asking the right questions. Understanding the return on an investment. “Just because you invest in a coach, does not guarantee the results.” Share this podcast with a friend and remember to leave a 5-star review!  For more, visit jamespatrick.com

Gymnastics Growth Show
EP057 Gymnastics Growth Show - Nick Ruddock and Gordon MacLelland

Gymnastics Growth Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 51:39


Welcome to the Gymnastics Growth Show podcast, brought to you by Nick Ruddock, a performance Gymnastics Coach and consultant to international gymnastics teams and professional sports clubs. In this podcast, Nick and his special guests share the strategies and tactics used to optimise athlete and coach performance from grass roots to gold standard. Tackling all things gymnastics and performance sport, from physical preparation and psychology, to nutrition and lifestyle, this podcast is a must for any gymnastics coach serious about improving results and furthering their expertise.

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi
1257: Ask Farnoosh: Pay Down Mortgage or Invest More? Should I Take the Start-Up Job? How to Budget After a Layoff?

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 29:40


Tackling a wide range of financial and career-related questions on Ask Farnoosh today. Listeners want to know how to evaluate a job offer at a smaller company, the benefits of paying off a mortgage versus investing more for retirement. And what are the financial steps to take before quitting your job to focus full-time on a side business? How to budget after a layoff? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Sonya Looney Show
Tackling Enjoyment Over Achievement with Tina Muir

The Sonya Looney Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 57:04


What happens when you start running for fun instead of a finish line? In this week's podcast, Sonya sat down with Tina Muir, CEO of Running for Real, an incredible podcast and the largest global community of socially engaged runners, and talked about learning how to run for enjoyment instead of recognition.  Tina hosts the Running for Real Podcast, a collection of podcasts about running, the climate emergency and social justice. She also co-hosts Running Realized with Knox Robinson, exploring running culture.  In addition to her professional running career representing Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Tina is recognized for her story battling nine years with amenorrhea (RED-S), or the absence of menstruation. Tina is the mother of two girls and is supported by Alta Running.  Key Takeaways Running for enjoyment instead of a finish line Burnout Amenorrhea Evolution of self talk Happiness versus success Sports psychology and meditation Passion versus compulsion Climate Change Running realized Social change

The Inner Chief
211. Antonia Mercorella, CEO of The REIQ, on Tackling the Hard Stuff, Resolving Conflict, and Sharing Your Vision

The Inner Chief

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 47:57


In this episode of The Inner Chief, you'll hear from Antonia Mercorella, CEO of The REIQ, on tackling the hard stuff, resolving conflict, and sharing your vision. chiefmaker.com/211 REGISTER FOR OUR NEXT MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Antonia is the Chief Executive Officer of The Real Estate Institute of Queensland. She is the first female CEO, and also the youngest person ever appointed to lead the organisation, and has transformed the 103-year-old Institute into one of most progressive and high-profile industry associations in Australia. Prior to her appointment as CEO, Antonia worked with the REIQ as Deputy CEO and before that, as General Counsel. She has also worked as principal legal advisor to the Real Estate Institute of South Australia, and as a commercial lawyer specialising in property and real estate. In this episode we talk all about: Tackling the hard stuff that no-one else wants to; Resolving conflict early and effectively; The key you skills you need to have as a CEO; and Sharing your organisation's vision across the company. Connecting with Antonia Mercorella You can connect with Antonia via LinkedIn Books and resources Getting to Yes - by Roger Fisher and William Ury

The Ecomcrew Ecommerce Podcast
E410: Tackling Supply Chain Issues with Bill D'Alessandro

The Ecomcrew Ecommerce Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 41:15


This is Mike and welcome to Episode 410 of the EcomCrew Podcast!   The holidays are right around the corner and we're still wrestling with this perfect storm of supply chain issues for ecommerce sellers.    My guest today is Bill D'Alessandro, who is one of the best people to talk to on how to deal with these longer lead times, higher costs, and unpredictability going into Q4.   Bill is the CEO of Elements Brands, an ecommerce rollup company that specializes in buying and scaling consumer products brands.   Bill does a lot of stuff in ecommerce, which is why we're planning to have him on more regularly to add a lot of value to our listeners.   In this episode, we'll talk about:  The oncoming B2B logistics challenges Ecommerce inflation Why safety stock can give you a leg up going into Q4 Where to source cash from to beef up your inventory Defending your business against the current shipping crisis   Despite all these challenges we're all facing, now seems like a great time to be selling an ecommerce business.    We're inviting you to a free public webinar about Selling Your Business for Top Dollar, where we'll go over the entire process of selling an FBA business.

The Lead
Tackling Cattle, Biting Kneecaps: The Detroit Lions' Cowboy Coach

The Lead

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 19:07


Back in January, after a third straight losing season, the Detroit Lions hired a new head coach — former NFL tight end Dan Campbell — who wasted no time in making an unforgettable impression at his introductory press conference. With the Lions set to face the Packers on Monday Night Football, we're joined by The Athletic's Chris Burke and Nick Baumgardner, who spoke to former friends and teammates to learn more about the cowboy who now coaches in Detroit. Read Chris Burke and Nick Baumgardner's story about Dan Campbell: https://theathletic.com/2812356/2021/09/08/dan-campbells-cowboy-chronicles-partying-til-dawn-metallica-living-in-a-camper-and-now-lions-head-coach/?source=theleadpodcast See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast: Pass the Bar Exam with Less Stress
146: Listen and Learn -- Mortgages and Priority

The Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast: Pass the Bar Exam with Less Stress

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 13:18


Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! In today's installment of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're focusing on Real Property. In particular, we're diving into the tricky subtopic of mortgages and priorities.  In this episode, we discuss: What is a promissory note? Mortgages and purchase money mortgages What is a deed of trust? How the money from a foreclosure is distributed The recording process in different jurisdictions Tackling two mortgages hypos, from the February 2014 and July 2002 California bar exams Resources: “Listen and Learn” series (https://barexamtoolbox.com/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-archive-by-topic/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-explaining-individual-mee-and-california-bar-essay-questions/#listen-learn) Brainy Bar Bank (https://barexamtoolbox.com/brainy-bar-bank/) California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2014 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/gbx/February2014CBXSelectedAnswers_R.pdf) California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2002 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/July-2002-CBX.pdf) Podcast Episode 39: Tackling a California Bar Exam Essay: Real Property (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-39-tackling-a-california-bar-exam-essay-real-property/) Podcast Episode 65: Tackling an MEE Real Property Essay Question (https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-65-tackling-an-mee-real-property-essay-question/) Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-146-listen-and-learn-mortgages-and-priority/) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-pass-bar-exam-less-stress/id1370651486) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Bar Exam Toolbox website (https://barexamtoolbox.com/contact-us/). Finally, if you don't want to miss anything, you can sign up for podcast updates (https://barexamtoolbox.com/get-bar-exam-toolbox-podcast-updates/)! Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

Bankless
83 - Beyond Coin Voting Governance | Vitalik Buterin

Bankless

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 103:44


Vitalik Buterin returns to the Podcast to discuss his recent article 'Moving Beyond Coin Voting Governance.' As always, Vitalik comes with a birds-eye view of high level challenges facing the crypto space with a moral & philosophical slant. Building sufficiently decentralized governance mechanisms is a hugely challenging endeavor. Tackling elegant solutions to coin voting, we also cover the benefits of running your own node, the metaverse, and an update on the Ethereum narrative. When Vitalik comes on Bankless, it's time to listen closely. -------