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EPISODE 1

TONY

MILLER

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Tony Miller, founder and
CEO of Jancoa Janitorial Services,
talks about his three greatest gifts: alcoholism, three marriages and diabetes.

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EPISODE 4

BETH
SILVERS

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BETH

SILVERS

Beth Silvers, podcast star of Pantsuit Politics, talks about the current political climate, a perceived failed election (on both sides) and how to re-engage in politics in a positive way. 

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EPISODE 2

NATASIA

MALAIHOLLO

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Natasia Malaihollo, founder & CEO
of Wyzerr, talks about the miracles she experienced on her way to securing funding and you won't believe how she lived on basically NO money.

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EPISODE 5

CHRIS

CICCHINELLI

Chris Cicchinelli, CEO of Pure Romance, talks about living a life
by design, not default. AND he graduated 2nd to last in his high school class!

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EPISODE 3

DAVID

FALK

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Who has ever made it big and thought, they are going to realize I have no idea what I'm doing? David Falk, successful chef, talks about imposter syndrome.

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EPISODE 6

LYNN

MEYERS

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LYNN

MEYERS

Lynn Meyers, CEO of Cincinnati Ensemble Theatre, talks about how to keep the theatre viable in a tough neighborhood by connecting with the community. 

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EPISODE 7

KURT

PLATTE

Kurt Platte, successful businessman, architect and a warrior against the heroin epidemic or as he says, the addiction epidemic.

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EPISODE 10

KIRK

PERRY

After 23 years in a senior level position at P&G, Kirk Perry tells us why he felt called to uproot hisfamily and move to CA to become President of Brand Solutions at Google.

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EPISODE 13

ANYAH

LAND

Anyah Land, speaker and HR professional talks about managing stress through personal ownership and that failure is NOT fatal.

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EPISODE 16

PAUL

SMITH

Paul Smith, an author, trainer and podcaster specializes in the power
of Storytelling. He shares 2 powerful stories. 1 about a letter his father wrote him and another
about swimming piggies.

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EPISODE 19

PAM

KRAVETZ

Cincinnati’s favorite visual artist,
Pam Kravetz talks to us about how
to put together all your unique aspects of self to create YOU.

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EPISODE 22

CINCY

SHIRTS

Cincy Shirts Founders Josh Sneed and Darin Overholser have had business partners come and go, but listening to their customers and being agile in their business model made the difference. 

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EPISODE 8

MIKE

HOETING

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MIKE

HOETING

Chris Cicchinelli, CEO of Pure Romance, talks about living a life
by design, not default. AND he graduated 2nd to last in his high school class!

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EPISODE 9

NORA

FINK

Successful personal stylist,Nora Fink, shares her secrets to a successful business.

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EPISODE 11

SARA

HYZDU

Neuroscience expert, Sara Hyzdu tells us how to manage those innate fears that get in our way of joy and success.

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EPISODE 12

ROB

MCDONALD

Rob McDonald, attorney and founder of The Brandery, talks about failure in the venture capital world and is it more socially acceptable to fail as a woman or a man.

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EPISODE 14

SCOTT

MAUTZ

Scott Mautz, accomplished author and speaker, talks about how fear of failure sucks our power and inspiration -it blocks action. Learn how he overcame multiple no's to get his book published. 

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EPISODE 17

NADIRAH

MUTALA

Nadirah Mutala tells us to resist being our own worst critics and to use and listen to “external confirmations” from others to guide us toward new opportunities and possibilities.

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EPISODE 20

MARIS

HAROLD

What would you do if you had an active shooter scene and a subordinate said, "I'm taking this over." Listen as Maris Harold, Chief of Police, speaks about this story and how it changed her career.

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EPISODE 15

LIZ

TILTON

In this mini podcast, Liz Tilton shares how beekeeping found her and how she faced her fears of working with bees.Listen for all the ways we can learn from bees. 

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EPISODE 18

RICH

BOEHNE

Rich Boehne, previous CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, failed out of college 3 times before he graduated and at an early age rose to the CEO.

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EPISODE 21

JILL

MEYER

Jill Meyer isn't searching for work-life balance. She's embracing her chaos. Jill talks about finding passion through curiosity, and being vulnerable enough to fail so you can succeed. 

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EPISODE 23

MARY

MILLER

Jancoa President Mary Miller talks about focusing on what you are grateful for and how you can attract more of it. Rule No. 1: Treat yourself as your most important customer by attending to your needs.

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EPISODE 24

BRIAN

TOME

Brian Tome, senior pastor at Crossroads church, discusses his book, The 5 Marks of a Manfinding his job in a magazine ad and overcoming the death of a volunteer who died at their annual Christmas show. 

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EPISODE 25

SUZIE

MCILVAIN

Lean into discomfort as Sarah Brown talks to Suzie McIlvain, a therapist who specializes in trauma and PTSD. They discuss the Wise Mind, stuck points, and how the power and control lies within. 

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EPISODE 28

MIKE

SIPPLE

Mike Sipple, President of Centennial talks about what he calls the fear of man; letting others dictate what you do because you are fearful of what they might think versus being who you are.

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EPISODE 26

TRACY

BRUMFIELD

Tracy Brumfield, executive director and founder of Rise Up News, shares her recovery story and how she is serving incarcerated people who don't have resources to re-enter society.

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EPISODE 29

KAREN

BOSSE

Karen Bosse, a two-time cancer survivor and speaker talks about self induced healing; that our molecules respond to our thoughts and we create our own healing. 

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EPISODE 27

ANNE

CHAMBERS

Anne Chambers is a CEO, an entrepreneur and an activist. She teaches us that you can be an
activist by activating a business.
She has activated businesses like Red212, and Certifiably.

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EPISODE 30

JAMIE

SMITH

Jamie Smith, publisher of the Business Courier, talks about how he came out after 20-plus years of marriage. His greatest gifts from it were: learning about love; live every day like the last; cherish the little things and his 3 successful children.

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EPISODE 31

CAITLIN

STEININGER

Caitlin Steininger is relentless and only dreams big. She's the owner of Cooking with Caitlin and Station Family BBQ and a contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef. We love her tip: When you have a dream, tell people so they hold you accountable.

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EPISODE 32

ROGER

DAVID

Roger David, CEO of Gold Star Chili, speaks to us about his family's immigrant journey to Cincinnati. He also discusses leaving the family business, against his mother's wishes, and then returning.

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EPISODE 33

REKHA

CHAUDHARY

When Dr. Rekha Chaudhary started working with cancer patients, she didn’t believe food or stress reduction impacted cancer. Now, she thinks differently. We asked: How do we fail forward around our stress and diet?

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EPISODE 34

JAMIE

SMITH PART 2

Jamie Smith, publisher of the Cincinnati Business Courier, talks about how sharing his story has had huge impact on others—more so than he expected.

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EPISODE 37

NEAL

TEW

As Harvard student, Neal Tew was pre-med, Phi Beta Kappa, captain of the squash team, and externally everything looked great. But he wasn't. The founder of The T Squash Academy shares his struggle and road to health with bipolar disorder.

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EPISODE 35

DAVE

JENIKE

Dave Jenike, the COO of the Cincinnati Zoo, discusses the revitalization of the zoo from the death of Harambe, the gorilla, to the birth of Fiona, the Hippo.

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EPISODE 38

LYNN

WATTS

Lynn Watts became a diversity and inclusion facilitator and speaker after a high-profile police shooting. She discusses microaggressions, her marriage and invites listeners to step into courage to recognize their unconscious bias.

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EPISODE 36

RYAN

MORGAN

Ryan Morgan, owner of Sixteen Bricks Artisan Bakehouse, spent time in juvenile detention and never went to high school. But, he found his way and seized the opportunity to partner with Klosterman Bakery.

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EPISODE 39

DEVON

BLYTHE

In 2011, Devon Blythe was in a car accident that changed the trajectory of her life. She discovered holistic health and, today, is the founder of The Balance Effect. Devon discusses how failure physically manifests in the