Beyond 6 Seconds
Jul 27, 2020 36 min
Episode 107: Denayja Reese -- To Tell a Great Story
Denayja Reese is an event strategist, producer & writer who owns a full-service event production company, Girl With That Laugh Productions. During this episode, Denayja talks about how her desire to work on her own led her to entrepreneurship, overcoming her challenges with self-esteem, mental health and addiction to build a brighter future for herself, and what it takes to make positive changes in your life.
Jul 13, 2020 34 min
Episode 106: Helping underdogs find winning career opportunities -- with Jonathan Javier
Jonathan Javier is the CEO and Founder of Wonsulting, a career consulting company that helps people from non-target schools and non-traditional backgrounds get their dream careers at top companies. He has worked in Strategy & Operations at Google, Snap, & Cisco. Jonathan shares some of his LinkedIn strategies and how Wonsulting helps students and professionals get into their dream companies.
Jun 28, 2020 38 min
Episode 105: Moving forward after a stroke with Marcia Moran
Marcia was a successful business strategist until she suffered a major stroke in 2014 at the age of 53. Last year she published a book about her experience called "Stroke Forward" to bring hope to stroke survivors and their caretakers, and share how becoming her own health advocate and exploring holistic methods for healing were keys to her recovery.
Jun 15, 2020 46 min
Episode 104: Start Now Start Simple with Dan Ram
Dan Ram is an entrepreneur, startup coach and popular emcee at startup conferences and events around the world. On this episode we talk about his childhood growing up in 10 countries, how he built his speaking career, and his philosophy of "Start Now Start Simple" for improving your life and achieving your goals.
Jun 01, 2020 50 min
Episode 103: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace with Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Brown is a diversity and inclusion expert whose workplace strategies have been employed by some of the world’s top Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits to help employees bring their full selves to work. Jennifer shares her career journey from nonprofit to performing arts to HR & training, how she became interested in diversity & inclusion, her own experience at work as an LGBTQ+ woman, what leaders can do about workplace bias, and her belief that everyone has a diversity story.
May 25, 2020 25 min
Episode 102: Comedy and creativity in a pandemic -- with John Heffron
John Heffron is a stand up comedy veteran and winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing season two. His latest comedy album is called Episodes, and he just published a new spy thriller book called The Holding Deal. He also has a new podcast called Kid With a Cape. On this episode we talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the comedy world (and life in general), what inspires John’s comedy, and tips for writing a great book even if you are not a great writer.
May 18, 2020 36 min
Episode 101: Wayne Baker -- All You Have To Do Is Ask
Wayne Baker is the author of the new book “All You Have To Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success.” On this episode, Wayne shares his research on giving and receiving help, the importance of asking for what you need to developing your career and finding success in your life, some examples of how he has asked for help, and the importance of maintaining human connection in the time of COVID-19.
May 11, 2020 46 min
Episode 100: An entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy by Harris Rosen
As President & Chief Operating Officer of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Harris Rosen is Florida's largest independent hotelier. He is also a philanthropist who has created and funded initiatives to support education in the local Orlando communities of Tangelo Park and the Parramore district. In this episode, Harris shares how he built his amazing hospitality career and applied his entrepreneurial spirit to philanthropy to provide a template for uplifting America, one community at a time.
May 04, 2020 16 min
Episode 99: Arlan Hamilton – It’s About Damn Time
Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital and author of the brand new book "It's About Damn Time." Arlan shares what inspired her to write her book, how she built her own venture capital company despite not having the background or network of a typical venture capitalist, why she decided to invest in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT, and how entrepreneurs can thrive during the current crisis.
Apr 27, 2020 46 min
Episode 98: Take Control of Your Money and Life -- with Rahkim Sabree
Rahkim Sabree is an author, speaker, and nonprofit co-founder specializing in personal finance and mentoring. He recently released his second book entitled "Financially Irresponsible" and delivered a TEDx talk in December 2019 on Financial Empowerment. Rakhim shares how his book helps people become more financially literate, how millennials are changing the way people work and generate wealth, and how his non-profit, An Extended Hand Inc., helps those who are impacted by homelessness.