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FAILING FORWARD IS SUPPORTED BY

EPISODE 1

TONY

MILLER

Tony Miller, founder and
CEO of Jancoa Janitorial Services,
talks about his 3 greatest gifts: alcoholism, 3 marriages and diabetes.

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EPISODE 2

NATASIA
MALAIHOLLO

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 3

DAVID

FALK

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 4

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 6

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 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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LOOKING FOR A BREAKTHROUGH?

Learn to start thinking about what's possible and practice being resilient with help from Sarah Brown, a former counselor and certified coach. 

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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 8

MIKE

HOETING

Mike Hoeting, owner of Bang Zoom Design, a toy company, talks about his closet called the land of misfit toys. He believes that if he doesn’t have a room full of rejections he’s
not trying hard enough.

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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 10

KIRK

PERRY

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

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 20

MARIS

HAROLD

What would you do if you had an active shooter scene and a subordinate who 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 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 21

JILL

MEYER

Stop searching for work life balance. Embrace YOUR chaos. Jill Meyer talks about NOT talking about work life balance, finding passion through curiosity, and being vulnerable enough to fail so you can succeed. 

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EPISODE 24

BRIAN
TOME

Brian Tome, senior pastor of Crossroads church talks about his book, "The 5 Marks of a Man," how he found his job in a magazine ad and how he overcame the death of a volunteer who died at their annual Christmas show. 
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EPISODE 23

MARY
MILLER

Mary Miller, President of Jancoa, talks about focusing on what you are grateful for and how you can attract more of it. Treat ourselves as our most important customer; give yourself the time and attention you need. 
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EPISODE 22

CINCY
SHIRTS

The founders of Cincy Shirts, Josh Sneed +Darin Overholser have had a few business partners come and go but it was their determination to listen to their customers and be agile to the business model that made the difference.  
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EPISODE 25

SUZIE
MCILVAIN

Lean into discomfort as Sarah Brown talks to Suzie McIlvain, therapist who specializes in trauma and PTSD. They discuss the Wise Mind, stuck points, and how the power and control lies within ourselves. 
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EPISODE 26

TRACY
BRUMFIELD

Tracy Brumfield, executive director + founder of Rise Up news talks about how she is serving the incarcerated who don't have resources to re-enter society. Her recovery story is remarkable and listen when Sarah asks her what to do when you see a homeless person asking for money
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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 29

KAREN
BOSSE

Karen Bosse, a 2 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 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 vs. being who you are. 
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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, and that’s why she is not only the owner of Cooking with Caitlin and Station Family BBQ but she is a contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef. We love her tip: when you have a dream tell as many people as possible so they hold you accountable.
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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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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 37

NEAL

TEW

Molly Wellmann has a trademark giggle that regulars at Japps can recognize well. But before opening her own bar and being voted the nation’s best bartender, Wellmann experienced a devastating loss that changed her approach to life.

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EPISODE 40

MOLLY

WELLMANN

Deni Tato doesn't see failures. She sees mismatches between expectations and reality. The CEO of Corporate Consciousness shares how she reinvented herself and went from business owner to certified Enneagram teacher and coach.

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EPISODE 43

DENI

TATO

On this special episode of Failing Forward with Ados, Annie Schumann interviews Jack Browner, a Cincinnati native who started experimenting with drugs and alcohol at age 13 and later began battling addiction and depression.

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ADOS:

JACK

BROWNER

Susan Branscome has found success in the male-dominated financial industry by taking initiative—or as she likes to say getting the salt. The managing director of NorthMarq Capital shares her career journey and who her first female role model was.

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EPISODE 46

SUSAN

BRANSCOME

After her epilepsy diagnosis, Britney Ruby Miller learned how to say no and spend her time on the things that are most important to her. The president of Jeff Ruby Culinary Group shares how she discovered her life's mission and more.

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EPISODE 49

BRITNEY

RUBY MILLER

EPISODE 52

AARON

LAINE

When Aaron Laine realized he had problem with drugs, it was already too late. Getting sober has been a long and difficult journey, but it has taught the father of three daughters about the life-changing power of compassion. 

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EPISODE 32

ROGER

DAVID

Roger David, CEO of family run Gold Star Chili, speaks to us about his family's immigrant journey to Cincinnati and how franchising Gold Star Chili helped many immigrants from Jordan start a new life in America. 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 M.D. first started working with cancer patients, she didn’t believe food or stress reduction impacted cancer. Now, she suggests adopting a plant-based diet and practicing stress-reduction techniques. We asked: How do we fail forward around managing our stress and diet?
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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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Lynn Watts became a diversity and inclusion facilitator and speaker after a police shooting caused a rift with many of her friends. She discusses microaggressions, her marriage and invites listeners to step into courage to recognize their unconscious bias.

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EPISODE 38

LYNN

WATTS

How many times have you played a role or became a certain person to fit in? Kamree Maull knows the feeling. In 2018, he started Unbox3d to encourage himself and others to live as their authentic selves—even if it means challenging the status quo.

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EPISODE 41

KAMREE MAULL

Cincinnati native Pete Ruppert believes there are no straight lines to the top—even for a Harvard Business School graduate like him. Pete talks about overcoming his fear of asking for help, his mini-book and the champions who have supported him.

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EPISODE 44

PETE

RUPPERT

Margo David had a seizure while flying to Fiji for a mission trip without any family or friends. Back in Cincinnati, she was diagnosed with epilepsy. Margo shares her story with Annie Schumann on this episode of Failing Forward with Ados.

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ADOS:

MARGO

DAVID

When she was fired from her job at Whole Foods, Rachel DesRochers realized it was her chance to live her purpose. Now, she does that by running two successful companies: Grateful Grahams and Incubator Kitchen Collective.

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EPISODE 47

RACHEL

DESROCHERS

EPISODE 50

SARAH

BROWN

For a special 50th episode, the Cincinnati Business Courier's Jamie Smith interviews Sarah. In 2017, her business was struggling to make ends meet and her dependence on alcohol was growing. From the pain, opportunity blossomed.

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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 36

RYAN

MORGAN

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 body and how to counteract it.

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EPISODE 39

DEVON

BLYTHE

Everything changed for Cory Carlson when he began focusing on his personal life first. Now, the author of "Win at Home First" is a full-time leadership coach. Cory discusses marriage, forgiveness and how to be vulnerable as a CEO.

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EPISODE 42

CORY

CARLSON

A childhood cancer survivor, Kate Nelson learned early on not to sweat the small stuff. Kate, an author and co-founder of Change Guides, discusses why we should all embrace the hard and the miraculous success of her self-published book.

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EPISODE 45

KATE

NELSON

On this episode of Failing Forward with Ados, Annie Schumann talks with Preston Kahn, who hiked the Appalachian Trail and raised $20,000 for teen suicide prevention organization Grant Us Hope after battling his own depression. 

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ADOS:

PRESTON

KAHN

In the 1980s, Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum saw his first patient who was suffering from an unknown illness that would later be known as HIV/AIDS. Today, he's still fighting for a cure and explains how he finds hope in the bleakest situations.

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EPISODE 48

CARL

FICHTENBAUM

EPISODE 51

MATT

MORAN

Matt Moran is a husband, father, successful businessman and grateful cancer patient. Initially diagnosed in 2015, Matt is being treated for a malignant tumor that doctors found in late 2018. He explains why and how his diagnosis is a blessing.

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