My favorite co-host Wendy Swart Grossman of Creative RE/FRAME joins me to welcome guest Nitasha Manchanda, host of the podcast The Indian Edit.
Donna Smith Bellinger is the founder of Sales Manager on Demand. Referred by past guest, author Steve Bellinger (who doesn’t love a couple who are so proud of each other!) and willing to indulge Deanna’s wariness of the sudden explosion of business and life coaches.
It all started when Dahlia’s dad gave her a hard time about getting her allowance. “I’ll just make my own money,” she thought. For Dahlia Fahmy, that means being the founder and owner of one of the largest woman-owned physical therapy practices in Chicagoland, Sports and Ortho Physical Therapy. See how she transforms lives and keeps people at the top of their game with deep knowledge and industry innovation.
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?