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Late Bloomer Living Podcast
Late Bloomer Living Podcast
Yvonne Marchese

A weekly podcast delivering a fresh perspective on MidLife living. Join host Yvonne Marchese on her MidLife journey and in candid... more

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EP 65: Johanna Walker - The World Needs Your Voice

Johanna Walker is a public speaking coach and storytelling expert who helps entrepreneurs and leaders craft talks and presentations around... more

22 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 64: Cat Corchado - Sisters in Service

Cat Corchado joined the Air Force as a young, single mother and served a full 20 years. She retired when... more

15 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
EP 63: Welcome to Season Two!

Welcome to Season 2 of Late Bloomer Living!  After a brief break I'm back to talk about where the podcast... more

08 Sep 2021 · 23 minutes
EP 62: Where Are They Now? Season One Wrap Up

Welcome to the LAST episode of Season One…  When I was thinking about how to wrap up the first season,... more

11 Aug 2021 · 36 minutes
EP 61: Charlene Lam - Grief, Grit, Grace

When Charlene Lam’s mother passed away unexpectedly at age 66 from a stroke she found herself unmoored.  As an only... more

04 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 60: Bruce Wilhelm - The Path to Leadership

Bruce Wilhelm was in his late twenties when he was given the responsibility of running a successful tree service business... more

28 Jul 2021 · 53 minutes
EP 59: Jessica Abel - The Dark Forest

Jessica Abel is an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and writer, and is the chair of the  Illustration program at Pennsylvania Academy... more

21 Jul 2021 · 1 hour,
EP 58: Julie Holly - Becoming the Next Version of Yourself

Julie Holly started off her career as a public school teacher after graduating early from college.  She thought she had... more

14 Jul 2021 · 52 minutes
EP 57: Wendy Deacon - Permission to Play

Wendy Deacon is a master of PLAYtime!  She left a successful corporate career and took some time to think about... more

07 Jul 2021 · 1 hour,
EP 56: Deena Baikowitz - Talk to Strangers

Deena Baikowitz started doing stand up comedy when she was 50 years old! As a coach, she helps professionals develop... more

30 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
EP 55: Julie Carrick Dalton - A Bumpy Yet Worthwhile Journey

At 51, Julie Carrick Dalton has finally found her stride.  Her debut novel Waiting for the Night just launched in... more

23 Jun 2021 · 42 minutes
EP 54: Broc Edwards - The Search for Midlife Mastery

Broc Edwards has some questions about mastering midlife, starting with how do you do it?  At the age of 50... more

16 Jun 2021 · 51 minutes
EP 53: Stephanie Mojica - Wanderlust

Stephanie Mojica wanted to travel for the longest time.  She had a career as an award winning reporter, but after... more

09 Jun 2021 · 46 minutes
EP 52: John Flaherty - It's Been a Year!

It’s been a year!  This is episode 52.  That’s 52 weeks of midlife reinvention stories out in the world!  For... more

02 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 51: Mike Morawski - Lessons Learned

Mike Morawski is a 30 plus year real estate investment veteran. He is an entrepreneur, author, real estate trainer, public... more

26 May 2021 · 48 minutes
EP 50: Vanessa Joy Walker - Make Room for Joy

Vanessa Joy Walker is a Life [After Crisis] Strategist and coach who has shared her story of hope, perseverance, and... more

19 May 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 49: Michelle Widmeier - The Power of Resilience

Michelle Widmeier is a chiropractor and acupuncturist who has been studying and working in the field of holistic medicine for... more

12 May 2021 · 54 minutes
EP 48: Rich Companik - Live Like You Mean It

Rich Companik had a long, successful and storied career as CFO and eventually CEO of a talent management agency in... more

05 May 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 47: Laurie Lewis - Intermittent Fasting

For Intermittent Fasting Coach and Author, Laurie Lewis, menopause dealt a crushing blow -- brain fog, lack of balance, memory... more

28 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
EP 46: Jack Perez - Redefining Modern Midlife for Women

Jack Perez is a fixer.   A few years ago, Jack was hit hard by menopause and when she went... more

21 Apr 2021 · 44 minutes
EP 45: Debi Robinson - Aging Gracefully

At 51, Debi Robinson had a total hip replacement and she understands what it feels like to be what she... more

14 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
EP 44: Yael Gilboa - The Inspired Life

Yael Gilboa has been on a life journey that I would call an unveiling of her truest self.  She’s someone... more

07 Apr 2021 · 52 minutes
EP 43: Sherry Huss - Making Community

Sherry Huss is all about creating experiences, connecting community, building tribes and having a bit of fun while she's at... more

31 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
EP 42: Mike Folie - If Not Now, When?

Mike Folie is an award winning playwright, actor, and monologist who spent 25 years working as both a playwright and... more

24 Mar 2021 · 52 minutes
Episode 41: Dara Kurtz - Redefining Success

After being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-two, Dara Kurtz left her twenty-year career as a personal banker... more

17 Mar 2021 · 46 minutes
EP 40: Kenneth Ruthardt - One Door Opens Another

Kenneth Ruthardt was 46 and minding his own business when the acting bug bit him. He did not know anything... more

10 Mar 2021 · 50 minutes
EP 39: Rachel Strabley - The Pursuit of Health and Happiness

Rachel Strabley, a lifelong learner, wife and mother of 3 originally from the UK was feeling isolated and depressed after... more

03 Mar 2021 · 50 minutes
EP 38: Kamilah Reid-Burrell - Don't Be Afraid to Start

Kamilah Reid-Burrell is a 44 year old woman working on getting unstuck.  On the advice of her coach she decided... more

24 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 37: Mariann Aalda - Ageing Shamelessly

In the 1980’s, Mariann Aalda was a television trailblazer as one of the first African-American daytime soap opera heroines.  She... more

17 Feb 2021 · 59 minutes
EP 36: Barbara Bradley Hagerty - Life Reimagined

At the age of 53, Barbara Bradley Hagerty was experiencing chronic vocal cord pain along with losing her voice.  It... more

10 Feb 2021 · 58 minutes
EP 35: Mike Adsit - Man on a Mission

Mike Adsit was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 52 which was just the beginning of a renaissance... more

03 Feb 2021 · 59 minutes
EP 34: Paula Stone Williams - Living Authentically

Paula Stone Williams is an internationally known speaker on gender equity, LGBTQ advocacy, and religious tolerance.  She is also a... more

27 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
EP 33: Nicole and Sandra and the Messy Middle Road Trip

This week’s guests are Nicole Markel and Sandra Costello of the Messy Middle Roadtrip Podcast.  Nicole Markel is an entrepreneur... more

20 Jan 2021 · 59 minutes
EP 32: Charlotte Japp - Bridging the Gap

This week's guest is Charlotte Japp, the founder of CIRKEL, a company that connects older and younger professionals for mutual... more

13 Jan 2021 · 45 minutes
EP 31: Doris Fullgrabe - Do What Brings You Joy

Doris Fullgrabe of Your Love Profiles is a relationship coach who previously worked in leadership development and had a business... more

06 Jan 2021 · 49 minutes
EP 30: Goodbye 2020 - Taking Stock and Moving Forward

The year 2020 is coming to a close.  It may not be pretty, but we made it!  That being said...... more

30 Dec 2020 · 23 minutes
EP 29: Laura McClellan - How to Take Imperfect Action

My guest this week is Laura McClellan, the host of The Productive Woman Podcast.  She’s also a lawyer, a writer,... more

23 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
EP 28: Jen Riday: Ditching Overwhelm

This week’s guest is Jen Riday, the host of the Vibrant Happy Women podcast.  Jen is a mom of 6... more

16 Dec 2020 · 41 minutes
EP 27: Cecilia Dintino and Hannah Murray Starobin - Twisting the Plot

Cecilia Dintino and Hannah Murray Starobin are co hosts of the Twisting the Plot Podcast where they speak with women... more

09 Dec 2020 · 57 minutes
EP 26: Debra Schwartzfarb - Job Search 2020

Debra Schwartzfarb is a highly skilled HR Executive with years of rich experience, who left a position she’d been in... more

02 Dec 2020 · 54 minutes
EP 25: Thanksgiving in the year 2020

On this special Thanksgiving episode I share with you some thoughts on finding thanks in the year we call 2020. ... more

25 Nov 2020 · 25 minutes
EP 24: Shannon Paris - When Life Happens

Shannon Paris is the Community Advocate & Operations Director at The What Works Network where she makes it look easy... more

18 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
EP 23: Nayla Bahri - 90,000 Hours

Nayla Bahri, my guest this week, said something that I can’t get out of my head… She said, “Most adults... more

11 Nov 2020 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
EP 22: Anthony Reed - Pushing the Limits

At the age of 50, Anthony Reed co-founded the National Black Marathoners’ Association with his friend, Charlotte Simmons.  Fifteen years... more

04 Nov 2020 · 56 minutes
EP 21: Shulamit Ber Levtov - One Day at a Time

Shulamit Ber Levtov started her Masters in Counseling and Spirituality as a mature student with a goal to finish before... more

28 Oct 2020 · 59 minutes
EP 20: Linda Ruel Flynn - A Legacy of Joy

Linda Ruel Flynn was taking care of her sick mom and was tasked with keeping her mom’s flower pressing gift... more

21 Oct 2020 · 54 minutes
EP 19: Jon Stewart - It's Now or Never

Jon Stewart of JStu Music retired early from a career in Information Security to pursue a lifelong dream to be... more

14 Oct 2020 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
EP 18: Emily Clement - Life By Design

Under the full moon in March of 2017, Despite the strong advice of a few friends, Emily Clement decided to... more

07 Oct 2020 · 56 minutes
EP 17: Doug Motel - Playing the Game

Doug Motel is an award-winning playwright & actor, author, coach, artist and a popular international speaker on the subject of... more

30 Sep 2020 · 47 minutes
EP 16: Kevin Lane - From Idea to Reality

Kevin Lane turned his passion for sand castles into a toy that builds not only sandcastles but family memories... and... more

23 Sep 2020 · 56 minutes
EP 15: Kimberly Minor - Trust your Gut

Are you one of those people who makes it look easy to do “all the things” when inside you’re really... more

16 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
EP 14: Joe O'Callaghan - I Too Can Stretch And Let Myself Be Open

This week I’m talking to a dear friend, Joe O’Callaghan.  Joe has worked for 20 plus years in the Stamford,... more

09 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
Discomfort, Uncertainty and Beginner's Mind

I'm going solo in this episode to talk about my journey producing a podcast so far, how to embrace being... more

02 Sep 2020 · 35 minutes
Episode 12: Susan Bernstein - Head AND Heart​

This week we’re talking to Dr. Susan Bernstein. Once upon a time, she was a corporate consultant...a road warrior…. regularly... more

26 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Episode 11: Allan Misner - Getting Fit After 40

This week we’re talking about fitness with Allan Misner. He’s the host of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, for which he... more

19 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Episode 10: Jacquette Timmons - The Human Side of Money

My guest this week is financial behaviorist,  Jacquette Timmons.  We’re talking about money this week… and not in a broad... more

12 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Episode 09: Mike Olson - A Leap of Faith

This week I’m talking to one of my favorite people in this world…. my friend, Mike Olson.  He’s going through... more

05 Aug 2020 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Episode 08: Karen Elders - Begin... The Rest is Easy

This week I'm speaking with Karen Elders, Co-Founder of Launch Career Strategies.  Like many of us, Karen spent years balancing her career... more

29 Jul 2020 · 48 minutes
Episode 07: Liz Milliron - Staying Open to Possibility

Liz Milliron published her first novel at 45 and earned her second degree black belt after starting Tae Kwon Do... more

22 Jul 2020 · 37 minutes
Episode 06: Kirsten Bunch - Your Next Act

Kirsten Bunch left a long, successful career in the nonprofit sector to launch her coaching business where she helps other... more

15 Jul 2020 · 49 minutes
Episode 05: Jill Hannah Anderson - Go Ahead and Fail

This week I am talking with the author, Jill Hannah Anderson, who published her first book at the age of... more

08 Jul 2020 · 58 minutes
Episode 04: John Vaughn - Taking the Leap

After a successful career of 15 years in commercial insurance sales, John took the leap to start his own business,... more

01 Jul 2020 · 40 minutes
Episode 03: Lou Blaser - Not All Who Wander Are Lost

If you are considering a career change or just doing some soul searching about your career path you’ll want to... more

24 Jun 2020 · 53 minutes
Episode 02: Donita Mama Bear on Reinvention and Survivorship

When Donita was 41 and her kids were teenagers she got the diagnosis that would change her life... triple negative... more

17 Jun 2020 · 42 minutes
Episode 01: The Origin Story

A weekly podcast delivering a fresh perspective on MidLife living. Join host Yvonne Marchese on her MidLife journey and... more

10 Jun 2020 · 24 minutes
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If you are considering a career change or just doing some soul searching about your career path you’ll want to listen in... more