Category Archives: Podcast

Cindy Heine: Strength Through Generosity

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Conventional wisdom tells us that change is necessary, and we must work toward acceptance. But change can also be terrifying, and our instinct is to resist. Today’s guest found a way to not only accept sentinel change in her industry, but to adapt and capitalize on that change to build a business helping others navigate the new lay – and law – of the land.

Cindy Heine founded SyncStream Solutions in 2013 to combat mounting confusion among employers about how to navigate and comply with emerging Affordable Care Act regulations.

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Wendi Kelly: Stepping Over the Fear

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Life can be a juggling act, and many women find themselves overwhelmed by the task of keeping those balls in the air. How do you make forward progress when you are just trying to make it through the day without dropping one?

Wendi Kelly is an author, artist and transformation coach who teaches clients to blast through the negative thoughts, patterns and habits that are preventing them from creating the life they envision.

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Janet Salazar: UN Representative Shares a Real Solution for Diversity

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While the world has seen many women stake their claims as leaders, there is still a gap between genders in terms of leadership. In today’s episode, Janet Salazar, human potential activist and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, talks about a solution to bridge the gap and create real change. She discusses her innovative dialogue series, Conversations with Men™, a pioneering and groundbreaking executive forum with the mission of engaging men in leadership roles to accelerate women’s leadership at the top,

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Dorri McWhorter: An Innovative Transformation for Women Empowerment

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The YWCA has had a long legacy for providing social services to a number of different communities. Learn more about its journey of transformation from a 140-year-old social service agency to a twenty-first century social enterprise in today’s interview with Dorri McWhorter, the current CEO of YWCA Chicago and one of the top women innovators listed in Chicago’s #TheBlueNetwork.

Dorri tells the story of how her experience in a number of corporate positions gave her the perspective to find new solutions for the YWCA’s transformation.

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Eloise Bune: Finding Success After Being Rejected…50 Times

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You’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t take no for an answer,” but what if you heard the word “no” 50 times from 50 different venture capitalists? Would you have the inner drive to keep moving forward? Today’s guest puts a new spin on perseverance with her story of how grit and grace led to her eventual success – and a Harvard Business School case study!

Eloise Bune is the founder and CEO of Handwriting.io.

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