Beyond Optimism & Resilience with Janice Perkins
“Authentic optimism is a deep-seated mindset and a daily practice.” – Janice Perkins
I had a delightful conversation with Janice Perkins, MBA, an international speaker, trainer, and leadership coach.
Janice is a Leadership Warrior who liberates hope-inspired capacity for individuals, teams, and organizations. She has devoted her life to empowering others in the art of authentic optimism.
- How hope supports optimism
- Building authentic positivity and hope
- Rising above traumas
Cultivating Innovation with Libba Pinchot, Ph.D.
“The antidote is action.” – Dr. Libba Pinchot
I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Libba Pinchot, a nationally recognized expert in helping leaders achieve triple bottom line success through widespread innovation and intrapreneurial engagement.
Dr. Pinchot specializes in creating organizational transformations designed to spread throughout the company, the supply chain, and beyond.
- How cultivating innovation can save company cultures
- Why the innovation mindset resides beyond the individual
- The definition of integrity & how it relates to the great resignation
The Courage Mindset with CB Bowman
“My intent is not to shame or blame. My intent is to create awareness.” – CB Bowman
I had the joy of interviewing CB Bowman-Ottomanelli, MBA, author, speaker, and host of the Courage: To Leap & Lead podcast. She is also the founder of ACEC – Association of Corporate Executive Coaches.
CB helps executives and entrepreneurs tackle complex problems with simple solutions by viewing failure as success and using courage as a daily driver.
- Redefining courage as microcourage™
- Different environments that require courage
- The importance of being aware of how your actions affect others
Decluttering Your Mind & Living In The Moment with Harriet Stein
“Mindfulness is not about stopping anything. There’s no stopping. It’s just noticing our thoughts—with compassion, with non-judgment.” – Harriet Stein
I had the delight of speaking with Harriet Stein, an inspirational teacher and professional speaker. Harriet is passionate about the life-changing benefits of mindfulness and aims to touch as many lives as she can with her discoveries.
- Why mindfulness is for you
- Taking control of your mind
- Planning vs worrying
Peripheral Thinking & Opening Your Mind with Paul Daniels
“If you open your mind, there are lessons everywhere.” – Paul Daniels
I had a diverting conversation with Paul Daniels, keynote speaker, board advisor, and the Chief Revenue Officer at Intelligent Contacts.
Paul is one of many dyslexics who have chosen to use his unique perspective as a benefit instead of a hindrance throughout his life.
- How dyslexia impacts thought processes
- Defining peripheral thinking
- Cultivating an open mind
Discovering the Power of Micro-Breaks with Stacy Fritz
“We all have moments during the course of the day that we can address that very important topic of personal health.” – Stacy Fritz
I had the privilege of speaking with Stacy Fritz, President and Founder of Fit2Order, a woman-owned corporate wellness company based in Towson, MD, that specializes in offering at-work wellness solutions for the sedentary workforce.
Stacy is passionate about incorporating personal wellness into daily life and evaluating ways to increase activity through micro-breaks. We discuss:
- Managing your time to focus on your health
- Infusing micro-breaks into your daily routine
- Shifting your mindset to address personal health
Navigating the Juggling Act of Life & Being a Life-long Learner with Jen Mott
“It’s never too late to learn.” – Jen Mott, Ed.D.
Have you ever had a conversation with a circus performer? I have! I spoke with Jen Mott, teacher and professional juggler, among other talents.
Jen is a diligent life-long learner and champion for channeling the inner child. We discuss:
- Embracing the student mindset in life and business
- The power of adding “yet” to sentences
- Benefits of the student/learner mindset
Adopting the Fighter Pilot Mindset and Leveraging Humanity in Leadership with Kim Campbell
“It’s not the fear that matters; it’s what you do when you are scared that matters.” – Kim Campbell
I had the honor of speaking with Kim Campbell, a retired Air Force Colonel who served in the Air Force for 24 years as a fighter pilot and senior military leader. Kim knows what it takes to have courage and the practical applications for utilizing all she’s learned.
- The importance of wingman culture
- Tracking down the root cause of a problem
- Having the courage to show the human side of leadership
Making Radical Shifts in the Beauty Industry with Jennifer Norman
“Every company is in the wellness business, whether they know it or not.” — Jennifer Norman
I got the opportunity to chat with Jennifer Norman, Founder of the Human Beauty Movement and long-time member of the beauty scene—from L'Oreal to Stila Cosmetics. Jennifer is passionate about revolutionizing beauty for the betterment of the planet and humanity.
In this post, we’ll discuss:
- The true meaning of beauty
- The impact of B-Corps
- Cultivating beauty
Building Connections and Leveraging the Power of Community with Gina Bianchini
“To me, community is about connections between people, and relationships between members of that community.” — Gina Bianchini
I had the lovely opportunity to sit down with Gina Bianchini, Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks, and discuss the core attributes of a thriving community.
In this post, we’ll touch on:
- The power of a true community
- Leveraging communities for growth
- The science of community