155| Suzanne Crociati - Podcast Interview I look back at all my hurdles and I’ve learned so much from them. I know I wouldn’t be who I am today without them. -Suzanne Crociati Suzanne Crociati was in college when her parents divorced. This kind of thing happens all the time, but for Suzanne, it was a rude awakening about how vulnerable a woman can be when her marriage ends and she doesn’t have a handle on her finances. Suzanne never forgot how hard her mother’s life became.
154| Raven Blair Glover - Podcast Interview We have to speak what we want. If you want success in life, you’ve gotta walk the walk and talk the talk until you get there. - Raven Blair Glover It’s always my goal to introduce you to a woman who will inspire you, and in this episode, we hit the jackpot. Why? Because Raven Blair Glover’s success story didn’t ignite until she was 55 years old, and everyday since then, she’s been on fire! Raven is the founder of the Raven Interna
153| Francesca Federico - Podcast Interview Sometimes the long way around is the short way around. I’m not somebody who takes short cuts. -Francesca Federico If you could use a strong, smart, savvy and young role model in the financial world, this episode is for you. Meet Francesca Federico, co-founder of Twelve Points Wealth Management www.twelvepointswealth.com where she helps families, individuals and especially women make smart financial decisions. “Money is emotional” sa
135|Kelley Tuthill - Podcast Interview When something lousy happens, like a breast cancer diagnosis, what are you going to do about? You can wallow, and that’s okay, but then you need to fight like hell. - Kelley Tuthill Meet Kelley Tuthill, an award-winning, well-known and respected journalist and former TV anchor with a girl next door charm. Diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer at only 36, she admits that she did wallow for a few hours, maybe even days, but then
134|Sarah Ripoli - Podcast Interview Everything in life is about mindset and outlook. If you shift your mindset and rise above, no matter what circumstances you are born into or what has happened to you, ultimately you will create your own path and future. - Sarah Ripoli Imagine that you are six years old, and an only child. You are sitting next to your sleeping grandfather on a couch in your basement while your mother is upstairs, packing up her things. Within minutes, s
128|Sharon Hampson - Podcast Interview We always hoped that people would listen to the music, make it their own, take it into their lives and realize that our music is there for them to enjoy forever. - Sharon Hampson If you grew up in the 1980’s and 90’s, you probably sang along with a group called Sharon, Lois & Bram. Maybe you watched their hit TV series The Elephant Show or even begged your parents to take you to one of their sold out shows. In the spotlight, Sharon H
125|Sara Gotschewski - Podcast Interview They walk 10 miles each day to get water, and sometimes, it’s dirty water. - Sara Gotschewski In this episode, we meet senior architect and Come Unity volunteer Sara Gotschewski, an American woman who was raised in Tokyo. Once a student at an international school, Sara remembers being surrounded by classmates from 70 different countries, relishing the chance to learn about different cultures and traditions. At 16, she and a handful
122|Jessica Pearce Rotondi - Podcast Interview My mother’s loss became my loss. The letters I found were like a roadmap through a grief she never meant to leave me. - Jessica Pearce Rotondi In the mood for a story you just can’t stop listening to? When she was growing up, Jessica Pearce heard stories of her Grandpa Ed’s heroism in World War II. Shot down in a B-17 bomber over Germany in 1943 on a day known as “BlackThursday”, he was captured after parachuting onto a farme
121|Whitney Savignano - Podcast Interview Don’t be afraid to embarrass yourself or try something new, and fail because the good part of it is: the experience. - Whitney Savignano This is a story that starts with an early loss and then, moves to finding love, the joy of being part of a family on two continents, adventure, entrepreneurship, fulfillment and the kind of hard won success that fills your heart with gratitude. In 2008, Whitney and her Italian-born husband teamed
120|Jennifer McCollum - Podcast Interview The strength and the passion I have aligns with my purpose. I want to help individuals, teams and organizations fulfill their potential. That’s my measure of success. - Jennifer McCollum No one is born a leader. The traits and characteristics of a great leader evolve over time as an individual “becomes” the best version of themselves. What’s more: the best leaders aren’t in it for themselves, they are in it for the greater good.
119|Mikey Hoag - Podcast Interview The sand is in the hourglass and I am in the greatest race of my life. - Mikey Hoag The woman you are about to meet knows what it’s like to lose both of her parents to Alzheimer’s. She and her five brothers and sisters feel like ticking time bombs, just waiting for the disease to come after them. Recruited to spearhead a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association in 2012, Mikey Hoag (short for Michaela) originally said “no” to the task,
118|Greta Bajrami - Podcast Interview I want people to remember Greta Bajrami: the girl who was an immigrant, a teenage parent, the woman who made it in an industry that not many women are welcomed into. That’s what fuels me every day. - Greta Bajrami Welcome to the inspiring story of a girl from war torn Albania who came to the United States when she was only 9 years old. Greta and her parents settled in Worcester, Massachusetts where she enrolled in public school know
116|Joyce Kulhawik Part 2 - Podcast Interview The lesson to me is always: GET UP. Don’t be afraid to get back up on your feet and keep going.
- Joyce Kulhawik
Welcome back to part two of the story of a woman who has done so much with her life, we just couldn’t squeeze it all in one episode! Joyce Kulhawik is a force of nature. As a well-known arts & entertainment critic, she has interviewed just about every celebrity you can think of. But it is her intelligence, attenti
115|Joyce Kulhawik Part 1 - Podcast Interview I come from a long line of working women. It wasn’t a matter of learning to have confidence, it was a matter of learning to work hard to get what one wanted and I knew that I would work hard to get whatever I wanted. - Joyce Kulhawik Joyce Kulhawik is a trailblazer for women in the arts. As the first full-time arts reporter/critic in the United States, she broke down barriers for women in television and made it her mission to
114|Annie Montgomery Clausen - Podcast Interview I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and I had a little baby inside of me. I had to be strong. You do what you’ve gotta do to get through the hard things. - Annie Montgomery Clausen Just imagine it: you are 34 years old, happily married with a successful career as a sales rep for Stryker Instruments. You love being a mom to daughter Quinn and are overjoyed to learn that you are expecting a second child. And then sud