Season 4 - The Tao of Public Speaking and Presentation with Dr. Ali Binazir - Episode 42

Dr Ali Binazir is an author, speaker and clinical hypnotherapist and Happiness Engineer. He is the author of 4 books, including "The Tao of Dating: The Smart Woman's Guide to Being Absolutely Irresistible", the highest-rated dating book on Amazon for 4 years, and most recently, "Should I Go to Medical School: An Irreverent Guide to Pro and Cons of a Career in Medicine." He holds an honors degree from Harvard College, an M.D. from UC San Diego School of Medicine, and an M.Phil. from Cambridge University. Formerly a consultant at McKinsey & Co., he writes a popular column for Huffington Post and is based in San Francisco. He trains executive speakers with KNP Communications, and has given three TEDx talks by invitation: "Awaken Inner Creative Genius", "Love & the Empowered Woman", and "Happiness Engineering: A New Paradigm for Success."

Show Notes:

Dr. Ali Binazir - Profile and Website, Blogs

Book Recommendations: 

Why we sleep: unlocking the power of sleep and dreams" by matthew walker, ph.d.

The tao of dating: the thinking man's enlightened guide to success with women

Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential, by Matthew Kohut and John Neffinger

Steal the Show by Michael Port

Dr. Ali Binazir

Dr. Ali Binazir

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Season 4 - A supersoul conversation with Dr. C. Ronald S. Williams II - Episode 41

Dr. C. Ronald S. Williams II is founder and senior pastor of Mount Zion Fellowship in Highland Hills, Ohio. Dr. Williams founded Mount Zion on January 2, 1983 with 15 persons in attendance.  Today, Mount Zion has approximately 1,500 members. Dr. Williams has directed the development of numerous ministries that minister to those inside and outside the church. Dr. Williams is an accomplished gospel music composer, arranger, musician, and musical director. From 1977 to the present, he has recorded with The Messengers of Peace (1977–1982) and the Voices of Koinonia (1984–present). “My Soul Sings Hallelujah” is a piano concert by Dr. Williams, accompanied by members of the Cleveland Orchestra and the Voices of Koinonia. In addition, Dr. Williams has performed in concerts with such gospel artists as Donnie McClurkin and Kirk Franklin. He has performed at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Playhouse Square, and has appeared with Barry Manilow at Blossom Music Center. Dr. Williams has authored four books as well. Dr. Williams holds two doctoral degrees: Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Divinity. He has studied in the United States (Livingstone College, Ashland Theological Institute, Trinity Theological Seminary) and abroad at the institute of Holy Land Studies in Israel. Pastor Ron (as he is affectionately known) is a devoted, loving father to his two sons, Clifton and Christian.

Show Notes:

Dr. Williams Website

Recommendations: Gospel Music, YouTube Channel of Mt Zion Fellowship

Dr. C. Ronald S. Williams II

Dr. C. Ronald S. Williams II

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Season 4- Building Dreams and Network Marketing Leaders with Eileen Williams - Episode 40

Eileen Williams is an entrepreneur who has capitalized on the changing global economy most recently with Social Media Marketing.  Mother to 3 extraordinary people, grandmother to Luke, married to Ted Williams for 35 years

Native San Diegan and a USD business School graduate

Worked at Corporate HR - last company being ViaSat

Started Networking business 1990- with 3 kids age 5 and under

Named Woman Entrepreneur for Nu Skin Enterprises 2006

Quoted in book- Think and Grow Rich for Women 2015

Today Business is in over 47 countries and multiple millions in annual sales dominating the Latin American market and does not speak Spanish.  Most passionate about helping the next generation contribute to the world and making it better for everyone.

Show Notes: 

Eileen Williams - LinkedIn Profile

Course Recommendations: PSI Seminars

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Season 4 - Is this Mike On with Mike Robertson - Episode 39

Mike Robertson is creativity in a loud suit. As a professional speaker, he draws on a lifetime of chasing one creative rabbit after another: music, magic, writing, acting, graphic design, painting. All those paths unite in his unique approach to speaking while incorporating innovative and surprising visuals.

“I didn’t use any slides at all when I began speaking,” Mike says. “I felt the same way about PowerPoint as everyone else does; it’s boring, repetitive, and distracting. But then I began thinking that—with all my graphic design experience—I could at least make slides that were nice-looking.”

They were more than just nice-looking. Mike quickly noticed something almost unprecedented: he put a slide on the screen and the audience…burst into applause!

“I knew that didn’t happen very often, so I continued to expand what I was doing, incorporating more creative use of fonts, colors, backgrounds, and even some magic techniques.”

The result quickly made Mike’s reputation in the National Speakers Association, and led to him creating slides for many top speakers in the USA and Australia.

Mike has written four books, including The Pizza, The Peach, & The Platypus, an accompaniment to his signature keynote speech on creativity, The Art of Readiness. He lives in Austin with his wife of 30 years, Lisa, a talented videographer whose documentary on electric football just had its first public showing. They have one daughter, Lindsey, a writer and performer in Los Angeles.

Mike Robertson believes that life is an art project and he tries to add an interesting page/color/melody to his own life every single day.

Show Notes:

Mike Robertson - Website

Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson

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Season 4 - A Pastor's journey to the World Championship of Public Speaking with Kevin Stamper - Episode 38

Kevin Stamper recently won third place in the World Championship of Public Speaking. When he’s not speaking to Toastmasters, he’s leading a new church near Tampa, Florida (Restore Trinity). He and his wife, Marie have 2 children - Jane and Oliver - who give Kevin plenty of material for more speeches. 

Show Notes: 

Kevin Stamper

Restore Trinity Church

Kevin Stamper

Kevin Stamper

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Season 4 - The Art of a Working Comic, Humor and Talent Showcases with Dave Schwensen - Episode 37

Dave Schwensen is the author of "How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider’s Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy", "Comedy FAQs And Answers: How The Stand-Up Biz Really Works", and ""Comedy Workshop: Creating & Writing Comedy Material for Comedians & Humorous Speakers". His credits include Talent Coordinator for the television show "A&E’s An Evening At The Improv", The Hollywood and New York City Improv Comedy Clubs, and Assistant to Improv founder Budd Friedman.

With The Improv in Hollywood and New York, Dave coordinated talent showcases and auditions for major television shows, networks and film studios. Included in this list are "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with David Letterman", "The Today Show", The Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Disney, Paramount, MTV, VH-1, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, HBO, Showtime and more.

Dave is also a former manager of The Cleveland Improv Comedy Club and Restaurant. He’s worked in the comedy industry for almost three decades and decided to do one comedy workshop in 1994. They’ve continued since...

Dave has extensive experience within the New York, Hollywood and Midwest regions as a college and corporate booking agent, (comedians, speakers and variety acts), talent manager, publicist, radio host, entertainment journalist and award-winning newspaper humor columnist. In addition to his comedy workshops in Chicago, Cleveland and Tampa, and comedy business seminars – which have been held in major cities such as New York, Philadelphia, Charlotte, New Orleans, Los Angeles and San Francisco – Dave has designed and instructs courses in business communications and presentation skills for Cleveland State University, Youngstown State University, and other “halls of higher learning.”

As a trainer and keynote speaker on communication skills, Dave presents "You're Talking, But Is Anyone Really Listening?" for conferences, businesses, schools and special interest groups. The program focuses on leadership, teamwork and networking by employing humor and creativity to enhance your message. 

Show Notes:

For insider information about the comedy industry visit here

Beatles in Cleveland

Dave Schwensen - Website

Dave Schwensen

Dave Schwensen

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Season 4 - Winning the UK and Ireland Champion of Public Speaking with Simon Bucknall - Episode 36

Simon helps high-achieving professionals to connect, influence and inspire through the spoken word – when presenting, pitching and in key meetings.

A multiple, international award-winning speaker, Simon was a Finalist in the 2017 World Championship of Public Speaking in Vancouver, Canada – placing 2nd out of more than 30,000 speakers across the globe.

As a full-time speaker, facilitator and coach since 2008, Simon has helped professionals from all walks of life to be more impactful through the spoken word, including FTSE 100 & Fortune 100 executives, entrepreneurs, MBAs and academics as well as refugees, teachers, police officers, school children and the occasional prison inmate.

Clients include General Electric, HgCapital, TrendMicro, DPD, Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government and Said Business School, London Business School, Cambridge University’s Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

His career background spans executive headhunting, blue-chip corporate brand strategy consulting plus a stint working in the House of Commons as Head of Office for a senior Parliamentarian. He has featured as an expert commentator on BBC World News, BBC London Radio, Channel 5 News and on international broadcast radio networks around the world.

Simon holds degrees from Oxford University and the London School of Oriental & African Studies. He is a Fellow of the UK Professional Speaking Association, the Royal Society for the Arts and Visiting Fellow in Professional Skills at London’s New College of the Humanities and Cambridge University.

In 2013, he was awarded the Freedom of the City of London.

Show Notes:

Book Recommendations: Dale Carnegie on Public Speaking, Bounce, Craig Valentine

UK & Ireland Champion of Public Speaking
Professional Speaker, Coach & Mentor
 

Simon Bucknall

Simon Bucknall

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Season 4 Intro - Compelling Speakers: The Art of Public Speaking - Episode 34

Hello Folks;

Welcome to Season 4 of the Wisdom of Friends Show. I am your host Kal Aras. The theme for this season is Compelling Speakers – The Art of Public Speaking

In this season, we are going to learn the tricks and trades of Public Speaking and Presence from some of the top notch speakers in the world.  I have tried to focus on an eclectic mix of speakers from the realm of business, arts, and spirituality. Each of these speakers has established their mark as professionals within their industry, and they share some of the universal principles and best practices of being a world class speaker.

Having gotten to know these inspiring and fascinating people who I consider to be dear friends, a pattern began to emerge - they seem to share some common traits like Charisma and Presence; a Passion for outstanding contribution, and a commitment to mastery.

As these powerful leaders share their personal journey and stories, we get to learn and model their mindset, their skills set and their heart set. You will learn and discover a blueprint for your own success with concepts like:

1.       How to become appealing and effective by telling compelling stories that inspire and motivate?

2.       The path to influence through Presence - a balance of strength and warmth

3.       How we can learn to win the admiration, respect, and affection we desire and

4.       The nuts and bolts of public speaking

Regardless of whether your goal is to educate, fundraise, inspire teams, build an award-winning culture, or to deliver memorable presentations, these interviews will help you gain a competitive advantage.

That's it for this episode. We hope you enjoy this season about becoming a compelling speaker and the art of public speaking. Don't forget to subscribe to Wisdom of Friends on iTunes. While you're at it, give us a five star rating and review. This will help us reach more people and would be appreciated.

Thank you for listening. If you like what you heard, please share and don’t be shy.

Wisdom of Friends - Top Podcast

Wisdom of Friends - Top Podcast

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Season 3 - The Art of transformation and applied wisdom with Katerina Satori - Episode 33

Katerina Satori is an Entrepreneur, Innovator, Digital Marketer, Best Selling Author, Speaker, and a Transformational Coach who inspires people to value what they have survived in life as powerful lessons, and turn those lessons, skills, and talents into their legacy - becoming an inspired entrepreneur. 

Katerina Satori created and launched three successful brands in wellness, relationships, and online business. She leads virtual and live trainings, masterminds, and transformational retreats. 

She stands for 5 Core Values In Her Life & Business: 
1. Radical Self-Acceptance
2. Bold Self-Expression
3. Fearless Living
4. Owning My Story
5. Standing In My Authentic Power 

Over the last 15 years,  she has assisted hundreds of people to learn to love themselves, step into their power, align with their Soul's Calling, find their soulmates, become inspired entrepreneurs, turn their biggest dreams into a reality, live authentically, and act with awareness, fortitude, and courage. 

Her tools is a mix of ancient esoteric wisdom, such as I Ching, Kabbalah, the Chakra system, shamanic tradition, healing guidance, the modern science of holodynamics, quantum physics, spiritual psychology, and wisdom teachings of Human Design and Gene Keys. 

Show Notes: 

Katerina Satori - LinkedIN Profile , Facebook-Social Media

Katerina Satori

Katerina Satori

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Season 3 - An immigrant's global success journey with Dr. Sameer Joshi - Episode 32

Sameer Joshi joined Siemens, the German tech conglomerate, after acquiring an MBA from UK's top business school and went on to have a distinguished career there, holding several senior management/business CEO positions, and being a member of the company’s exclusive corporate top talent pool. He also holds a PhD in Business Studies

Keen to realize his entrepreneurial aspirations, Sameer started his own venture in the manufacturing space – a conventional “brick and mortar” business, with plant, machinery etc.

Sameer is now an entrepreneur, owning and running several businesses, both online and offline – including the manufacturing company he started initially, an e-commerce/ digital marketing business and a renewable energy consulting business.

As path-breaking technology continues to be close to his heart, Sameer also serves on the advisory board of a Silicon Valley industrial technology company in Palo Alto, CA.

And if this were not all, Sameer has recently discovered a new-found passion: Sharing his professional experience with university-level business studies in a classroom environment. Sameer was recently called upon by an esteemed business school in Europe to assume the professorship for Strategic Management, allowing him to spend a few weeks every semester teaching bright young minds keen to enter the business world after they graduate.

Sameer is married, has an 11-year old son and spends part of any given year in California (Bay Area), Germany (where his family stays) and his native India.

Show Notes: 

Book Recommendations - Think and Grow Rich, Shantaram, The Secret of Getting Rich

Sameer Joshi - LinkedIn Profile , Facebook - Social Media

Sameer Joshi

Sameer Joshi

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Season 3 - How the use of provocative ads is tackling the Opioid Crisis with Larry DeAngelis - Episode 31

Larry DeAngelis is a Senior Account Management lead in the Cleveland office of Doner Advertising - headquartered in Detroit with offices in Los Angeles and London.  

He has an extensive healthcare experience including Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OhioHealth (Columbus), Allegheny Health Network (Pittsburgh); Summa Health (Akron) and Children's Mercy Kansas City. Concentrations in casual dining (Applebee's, Ponderosa Steakhouse, O'Charley's) and specialty chemicals (DuPont, Ashland).  

Larry also serves on the Board of Directors of McGregor in Cleveland, OH. McGregor's services include Assisted and Independent Living, Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, Hospice Services and Respite.

Show Notes: 

Doner Advertising - Opioid Awareness Campaign

Larry's Linked In Profile

Larry DeAngelis

Larry DeAngelis

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Season 3 - Writing Bestselling mystery novels with Margaret Mizushima - Episode 30

Margaret Mizushima is the author of the Timber Creek K-9 mystery series, which includes Killing Trail (Crooked Lane, 2015) an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award nominee for best first mystery; Stalking Ground (Crooked Lane, 2016) a Colorado Book Award and International Book Award finalist; and Hunting Hour (Crooked Lane, 2017), an RT Book Reviews Top Pick. She has a background in speech pathology and practiced in an acute care hospital before establishing her own rehabilitation agency, which specialized in services for children and adults with developmental delay and acquired neurological disorders. Currently, she balances writing with assisting her husband with their veterinary clinic and Angus cattle herd. She enjoys reading and hiking, and she lives on a small ranch in Colorado where she and her husband raised two daughters and a multitude of animals. She can be found on Facebook/Author Margaret Mizushima, on Twitter @margmizu, and on her website at www.margaretmizushima.com.

Margaret Mizushima

Margaret Mizushima

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Season 3 - Mastering Self Expression and Leadership with Christa Dahlke - Episode 29

Christa Dahlke has been in the recruiting and consulting industry for 20 years now. She helps people find the job of their dreams and save clients hundreds of hours by finding the right match the first time for their open technology positions. One of the Project Manager consultants she placed in 2012 just reached out last week and said “I had such a great experience working with you and your Kforce team the last time you placed me, I had to call you first when I was looking again. What do you have for me this time?”. My boss, Marc, calls me at least 2x week (outside my regular one on one with him) just to ask “what new adventure or miracle did you cause today”

She has gone through a lot of ups and downs in life, especially with the view of herself. Needing to prove herself and her worth Christa has had to work really hard at everything and although that can lead to some success, there can be emptiness and exhaustion with that too.  

She had a few pivotal defining life events that has set the foundation for her discovering herself and her passion when she was 40 and her life has taken off since then. 

She loves empowering people to go after what they want and having them see how great they are.

Show Notes: 

LinkedIn Profile - Christa Dahlke

Recommended Courses: Landmark Worldwide

Christa Dahlke

Christa Dahlke

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Season 3 - I Choose Love with Stephanie Armstrong - Episode 28

COACH | FACILITATOR | SPEAKER | WRITER

Stephanie Armstrong is a coach, specializing in working with moms and teens, helping families come of age together. She has walked through her own fires and has inspired hundreds of women with her radical transparency about her experiences. 

As a former ‘it’ girl who seemingly had it all, but was secretly crumbling on the inside, she knows the heavy burden of teenage years and perfectionism, and also know the joy that comes from discovering the whole self.

After realizing that her experiences could help others, Stephanie began speaking in schools and conferences around the country. She has since spoken to over 200,000 teen girls, parents, and experts about self-esteem and body image, among other important issues for women and girls. 

As a speaker, Stephanie was flooded with intimate stories of struggle from both teen girls and women all over the country. She saw that both women and teen girls were hungry for the same kind of transformation in their lives.  So in 2013 Stephanie officially launched Heart of Leadership, a non-profit whose mission is to help teens navigate the pressures of our achievement culture so that they can create a vibrant and sustainable future.

Her formal training includes a Masters Degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego and coaching training with the Co-Active Institute.

Show Notes:

Stephanie's Website , Heart of Leadership

Book Recommendations

Stephanie Armstrong

Stephanie Armstrong

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Season 3 - Thought Leadership and Creating Global Digital Empires with Chad Barr - Episode 27

Chad Barr, Founder and President of The Chad Barr Group, is an Internet marketing strategist with over 30 years of experience transforming businesses through technology innovation. Born and raised in Israel, Chad arrived in the United States at age 22, determined to capture the American dream. He founded his own technology company in 1987, and quickly became a globally sought-after software developer, mentor and strategist.

The Chad Barr Group works with clients on multiple continents including the UK, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Israel, and across the United States. Chad helps his clients leverage the web to dramatically transform their businesses and establish a powerful web presence. His firm, The Chad Barr Group, is recognized as one of the leading strategic Internet development organizations in the world.

Chad devotes his time to writing, coaching, consulting, speaking, and leading his clients to greater successes. A prolific writer about the web, marketing and business strategy, he has published hundreds of articles. He also co-authored the book Million Dollar Web Presence, which demonstrates how to leverage the web to build your brand and transform your business.

When he is not working with his clients, Chad revels in his latest role as grandfather to three wonderful (and, of course, brilliant) grandchildren. A former professional guitarist, Chad especially enjoys playing guitar for his grandchildren, who think he is the coolest guitarist in the world.

Show Notes:

Chad Barr's Website

Chad's LinkedIn: Profile

Chad Barr

Chad Barr

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Season 3 - My Life and My Design with Tamara Ross - Episode 26

With expertise in metaphysical, esoteric and ontological teachings, Tamara is masterful at facilitating people to create and receive ANY result they desire; be it financial wealth, a successful career and/or the relationship of their dreams.  She has mastered her craft as a facilitator and coach to have people move beyond what they think is possible and create the life of their dreams. 

By utilizing her own methodology, Tamara has created the life of HER DREAMS - she is the sole breadwinner for her family, earns a solid six figure income, is consistentlytraveling the world with her husband and 20 month old daughter, all while working less then 20 hours a week.

Tamara believes that everyone has the capacity to create magic and live in abundance so long as they are willing to choose it. 

Show Notes:

Website Tamara Ross

LinkedIn: Profile

Book and Course Recommendations:  Soul of Money, Access Consciousness, 

Tamara Ross

Tamara Ross

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Season 3 - Coaching the Millennials one Client at a Time with Sandra Roach - Episode 25

Sandra Roach is a change agent with the enthusiasm to inspire others to move forward with power.  As a Life Coach, she enables individuals to set goals, create action plans, and celebrate successes.  With an extensive experience of juggling multiple roles, she provides strategies for work-life balance, time management, and personal effectiveness.  

Roach holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with minors in Mathematics and Physics.  Shortly after graduating, Sandra’s genuine passion for coaching and mentoring transitioned her into education. Her technical and analytical background has been instrumental in the success of her position as the Director and Founder of the Tutoring Tree. The Tutoring Tree provides supplemental services to students in various subjects specializing in math topics ranging from basic math to calculus. She presents complex topics in a simple and fun way; including the development and implementation of STEM based activities.  

Roach has authored the books, Alina's Options: CAREERS from A to Z and STEM NAVIGATORS: Pathways to Achievement in Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics.  She has served on executive boards of organizations that promote leadership and effective communication such as the Urban League of Greater Cleveland and Eastside Toastmasters.

With over a decade of technical, educational and communication experience, Coach Roach is committed to lifelong learning and improving lives through goal setting, relationship coaching and career development workshops. She believes that with the right tools and a positive mindset, everyone can achieve their dreams! 

Website: www.SandraRoach.com

Facebook: CoachSandraRoach

Instagram & Twitter: @IamSandraRoach

LinkedIn: Sandra Roach

Sandra Roach

Sandra Roach

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Season 3 - Leaning in towards a successful career, parenting and family with Lindsey Head - Episode 24

First and most importantly, Lindsey is a proud wife and mother to a 7-month old baby boy, Carter.

Professionally, she is a strategic, financial and visionary leader, providing business owners with proven methods and guidance that help them facilitate "intelligent" growth.  She has always been passionate about business and entrepreneurship (aka “The Entrepreneur’s CFO”).  She thrives and finds purpose in developing business ideas and helping companies succeed.

She is an award-winning Chief Financial Officer who has demonstrated my expertise over the course of my career helping a variety of businesses succeed and operate efficiently. She has collaborated with clients ranging from startups and small businesses to large corporations.  

Currently she is the Chief Financial Officer for J Public Relations (“JPR”), an award-winning public relations agency representing first-class, luxury lifestyle, hospitality and travel clientele.

With enthusiasm, drive and a high-level view, Lindsey has guided JPR’s financial strategy for several years. She has facilitated all aspects of planning and operational tactics to lead the agency’s monumental success, expanding offices to accommodate rapid growth on the East Coast, West Coast and now globally.

The agency, founded 12 years ago, has more than 100 clients and over 60 team members across the U.S. and London.  As a result of Lindsey’s direct contribution and financial leadership, JPR has been achieving double-digit revenue growth year-over-year.

Previously, Lindsey served as the Chief Financial Officer for a successful money management firm where she managed all financial and business operations, as well as compliance and investor relations.  She helped launched the business from the ground up and managed investment accounts for high net-worth individuals. She also successfully led the business and financial operations for an angel-backed mobile tech startup that was acquired by Yahoo! in 2014

She is an Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®, a licensed California real estate agent, and eligible to sit for the California CPA Exam. She received her B.S. in Operations and Management Information Systems from Santa Clara University with a minor in Information Technology & Society (ITS).

Lindsey Social Media:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindseylhead

Instagram: @iamlindseyhead

Instagram: @bossparents

Lindsey Head

Lindsey Head

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Season 2 - Wisdom of Friends Intro - Episode 23

"Every adversity, every failure,every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit" ~ Napoleon Hill

Dear Friends, 

I am Kal Aras (Kaushal Aras) and I want to welcome you to the Season 2 of Wisdom of Friends

Some of you may wonder - What is Wisdom of Friends?

Well - Wisdom of Friends- is a talk show where I interview inspiring leaders, fascinating and eclectic people in our community who are living extraordinary lives; capture and share their wisdom and celebrate their life.

We dig deeper into their life's journey;  their goals, their struggles, and their aspirations. We discover how they came to identify their purpose, their values, and their philosophy on life, success, and contribution.

As the Zen practitioners would say - having a beginner's mind helps see possibilities and my goal with these interviews is to extract the wisdom from these conversations, apply it and share it.

Why did I start this show?

The reason I started this show was to bring together people I have known in my life - my social circle, my professional network and my community. Over the years, I have soaked in their wisdom; these individuals with their stand for making a difference in their circle of influence and beyond; have in turn made a difference in my life through their inspiring vision and message, their pursuit of excellence, and comebacks when life had dished out challenges in the form of curve balls - be it a debilitating disease, abuse, bankruptcy, divorce or a death of a loved one. They found a way - the grit to not succumb to these setbacks but instead figured out a way to bounce back with success, build character and alter their destiny with powerful choices. They have shown us to how to keep on living a life fully, powerfully and joyfully. And this is my humble attempt to capture their stories and wisdom as an acknowledgement to these amazingly wonderful people.

Folks - these are the stories of men and women who like you and me are just ordinary people but continue to embark on an extraordinary journey and inspire people in their lives and their community to do the same.

Once again, I welcome you to the Season 2 of Wisdom of Friends show. And, if you like what you hear, please share, don't be shy. I'd also appreciate if you can give us a five star rating so that we can share this podcast with a bigger audience.

Thank You!

Kal Aras

Kal Aras

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Season 2 - Accountability Pays with Pamela Stambaugh - Episode 22

For 30 years Pamela has provided feedback to over 2,500 executives as a coach/facilitator and advised business leaders to improve performance, productivity and results, including five years as a Vistage Coach for senior executives and their direct reports. Her specialties are team facilitation and employee engagement.  Clients include companies large and small, including CBIZ, GE Healthcare, Abbott Labs, MarshBerry, and Culinary Concepts.  

Pamela has authored two business books and spoken and trained around the world.  She is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College and earned her MBA at the University of San Diego.  Community service includes chairing the University Club’s Distinguished Speaker Series and leading a team of coaches for Landmark Education.

Pamela Stambaugh, MBA  

Show Notes:

Pamela Stambaugh

Pamela Stambaugh

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