Tammera L. Holmes combines her passion for aviation with business savvy and corporate partners for a solid pipeline from a first taste of flying to a career in aviation. And WOW, how she gets things done!
“I’m it for the long haul,” says Scott Silberstein, co-founder and executive producer of HMS Media, a 20-time Emmy Award winning media production company. 33 years long and still going strong, Silberstein talks about entrepreneurship, staying the course and how that continues to fuel growth and what’s still to come.
The legendary Mister Kelly’s visionary owners George and Oscar Marienthal smashed color and gender barriers to put fresh, irreverent voices in the spotlight in the 50s, 60s, and ’70s. George’s son David shares how he went on a quest to collect the memories, captured in his new documentary, Mr. Kelly’s Chicago.
“There’s good and bad with every job” is something we’re led to believe is a sold fact of life. Marc Warzecha, former Second City writer, actor, improviser says “that’s not true!” He turned in some of his hats (and reconciled that he could be successful without being famous), followed his passion and founded The Sketch School, the only training ground dedicated exclusively to sketch and shortform comedy, available online from anywhere in the world.
John McWhorter, Columbia University professor of linguistics, NY Times columnist and 20-time author joins the show to talk about historic and cultural influences on language and how language ebbs, flows and evolves over time. We’ll start with his newest book, 9 Nasty Words: English in the Gutter – English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever.
Turtel Onli is the Father of the Black Age of Comics and the creator of Rhythmism. He’s a living example of “if it doesn’t exist, create it” as the founder of multiple movements and genres in art and life.
Is it society that imposes confining ideas about aging onto us, or do we create our own limitations and expectations?
For anyone who has said “I’ve always wanted to write a book,” this is the panel for you! Cliché or not, all three prove the point it’s never too late, you just have to do it!
Marie and husband Jim spent 10 years developing an award winning curriculum. Ten months after opening their company, Jim died unexpectedly. One breakdown and one revolution later, Marie found that being human first was the path to building a world-renowned business.
As changemakers in the world even as we drive our businesses we are often working with volunteers or corralling support around our ideas. Being able to receive feedback is critical on the road to shining as your authentic self. Listen to the interview from The Suggestion Box: Navigating Feedback The Good, The Bad, and the Say Whaattt? with Nicole Smith.