June 23, 2022
Today my special guest is Sukanya Mani, an interdisciplinary artist who uses the ancient art form of Kirigami. We chat about art, paper cutting, technique, figuring things out, space, shining light, domestic abuse, mental health, cultural barriers, paper snowflakes, Army kid, Himalaya Mountains, helping hands, family, and where you can find her!
June 2, 2022
Today I talk with Cynthia Chapple. Cynthia is an innovative scientist, an advocate for Black girls and women, and also advocates for high-level STEM learning to be a reality for all of our children. We discuss Black Girls do STEM, qualifiers for the program, the origins of her non-profit, diversity and safety in the workplace, an act of kindness she experienced, and where to find her!
#MichMashPodcast #BlackGirlsDoSTEM #CynthiaChapple
May 24, 2022
Today I talk with Adrian Bracy. Adrian is a speaker, author, leadership strategist, and president of Adrian Bracy & Associates. Adrian has a passion to inspire and make a difference in the lives of women and girls. She tells us about her passion for empowering women, her journey and humble beginnings, her career path and time with the NFL, mindfulness. Adrian tells us about her company, mentorship, Baltimore, and an example of kindness she's experienced, and where to find her!
#MichMash #Podcast #AdrianBracy
May 17, 2022
Today I chat with Josh Allen and Nancie Breunig from Companion Bakery. Companion Bakery is a manufacturer of specialty breads and sweets. They tell us about their TED and TEDx Talks experience, successful waste reduction, the culture at Companion. Nancie tells us about the importance of transparency, employee engagement, baguettes, kindness, and where to find them!
#MichMash #Podcast #CompanionBakery
Companion Bakery: https://www.companionbaking.com/
May 10, 2022
Today I chat with Ron Zetcher. Ron is a legend in sports officiating. Ron is in the Greater St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame, St. Louis Jewish Hall of Fame, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, St. Louis Hall of Fame. Ron tells us about his substitute teaching experience, his years in basketball, highlights of his career, refereeing, the walkaway, a heartbreaking Mizzou basketball game, an example of kindness he's witnessed, and how to find him!
#MichMash #Podcast #Kindness #RonZetcher
St. Louis Hall of Fame: http://www.stlshof.com/ron-zetcher/
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame: http://mosportshalloffame.com/inductees/ron-zetcher/
May 3, 2022
Today we chat with Dina Readinger. Dina helps develop confident leaders by fixing broken thinking, by unpacking the unusual subconscious thinking and developing strategies that accelerate careers and create a life they love. Dina tells us about the 'gold' of subconscious, a bit of her work history, how she began tapping into subconscious thinking, feeling overwhelmed, struggles for women in the workplace, bringing the human side to business. We hear about Happy Puppy Palace, her granddaughters dog treat business, and kindness she's experienced!
#MichMash #DinaReadinger #Subconscious #Podcast #Kindness
April 5, 2022
Today our guest is Ben Smyth. Ben serves as the Service Leadership Program Manager at the Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University; in this capacity Ben engages students in leadership formation through the conduits of service learning, community engagement, and co-curricular experiences. We talk about Ben's experience at SLU, service leadership, Mission Meets the Market, his role models, and where to find him!
#MichMash #Podcast #BenSmyth #ServiceLeadership
Service Leadership: https://www.slu.edu/business/degrees-programs/service-leadership-program.php
March 30, 2022
Tamika Mitchell, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Expert in Residence, and I chat about her work, DEI, Armanino, what makes a business successful, presentation skills, managing money, owning a home, Be Heard, SLU, what wasn't shared with me?, fantasy creatures, grace & accountability, judgment, kindness, her family, first podcast, and where you can find her!
Connect with Tamika: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamika-mitchell-she-her-mba-mha-cia-cfe-22851437/
Hear Tamika at the Be Heard Conference: https://www.slu.edu/business/centers/emerson-leadership-institute/womens-leadership-conference/index.php
March 29, 2022
Today I chat with the one and only, Laura Burkemper, CEO of The Catalyst Center, about our girl's night out, how she helps people, ideas, Amazon, building a network, who can help me get this done?, Be Heard, milestones, competitors, main entrance, marketing, cash needs, SLU, St. Louis, Mom & Dad, transportation, thank you notes, and where you can find her!
Connect with Laura here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauraburkemper/
Join us for the Be Heard Event here: https://www.slu.edu/business/centers/emerson-leadership-institute/womens-leadership-conference/index.php