Episode 33: Fostering Independence in Your Children, with Catherine Van Veen

August 16, 2017

Catherine is the founder and Managing Director of Personally Recommended Australia, specializing in market research and recruitment for the retail industry globally. Catherine completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and has held much senior Recruitment & Human Resource positions over her 25-year career. She understands what employers look for in hiring young talent, and what makes a great candidate. Combining industry knowledge with business street smarts, Catherine has been providing high-quality recruitment and human resource solutions to global retailers for over a decade.

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Episode 32: Learn About Yourself and Let Go, with Sheryl O’Loughlin

August 9, 2017

Sheryl O’Loughlin is the CEO of REBBL, a fast-growing super herb beverage company, which produces REBBLs: organic, soulfully Crafted Coconut-Milk Elixirs with super herbs and the best ingredients of the Plant Queendom. She is also the author of Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart. Before coming to Rebbl, Sheryl was the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Prior to that, she served as the Co-Founder and CEO of Plum Organics, an organic baby foods company, and the CEO of Clif Bar, where she led the concept development and introduction of Luna Bar. In her three years as CEO of Clif Bar, the company’s revenue doubled from $100M to $200M. Sheryl earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She lives in Santa Rosa with her husband, Patrick, and her two sons.

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Episode 31: A Teen’s Views on Resilience and Struggle, with Ja’Naylah Johnson

August 2, 2017

Ja’Naylah Johnson is a member of the Alameda Chapter of the Boys & Girls Club of America. At just 16, Ja’Naylah is the first girl to make it to the California State Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Competition. Ja’Naylah and eight other competitors recently went to the California State Capitol to meet with State Legislative leaders to lobby for increased funding for Boys & Girls Clubs. In overcoming life’s struggles, and with the support of the Alameda Boys & Girls Club, Ja’Naylah is a committed and driven hard-worker, as well as an advocate for her peers. She has channeled and abundance of resilience to create her own personal success story!

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Episode 30: Figure Out Who’s Who in Your Zoo, with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough

July 26, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 29: Creating and Enforcing Boundaries in the Home, with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough

July 19, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 28: The Future of Workforce for Today’s Teens, with Joanna Riley

July 12, 2017

Joanna Riley is an entrepreneur, advocate and mentor for women in technology, and the President and Co-Founder of 1-Page, a Silicon Valley technology company transforming the way companies find their best next hires using artificial intelligence.

Joanna began 1-Page based on a book authored by her father, which argued that job seekers should be evaluated on what they can do, as opposed to being judged on their previous accomplishments, experience, age or gender. In 2014 she led 1-Page to a successful IPO. Before 1-Page she built one of the United States’ leading outsourced direct sales and marketing firms, was part of the International Training Unit for the FBI, was a national rower, and earned her BA degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where she was a full scholarship athlete.

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Episode 27: Help Teens Uncover Their True Selves, with Evan Carmichael

July 5, 2017

Evan Carmichael #Believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a VC helping raise $500k to $15mil. He now runs EvanCarmichael.com, a popular website for entrepreneurs. He breathes and bleeds entrepreneurship. He’s obsessed. He’s aiming to help 1 billion entrepreneurs to change the world. He’s set 2 world records, uses a stand-up desk, rides a Vespa, raises funds for Kiva, wears 5-toe shoes, and creates Entrepreneur trading cards. He speaks globally but Toronto (#EntCity) is home. He loves being married, his son, salsa dancing, DJing, League of Legends, and the Toronto Blue Jays. He’s the author of “Your One Word,” the powerful secret to building a life and business that matter.

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Episode 26: Raising Teens in a Blended Family, with Lisa Allanson, Lisa McDonough and Guest Lilian Gonzalez

June 28, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 25: Teaching Your Teens the Importance of Setting Goals, with Robert Mallon

June 7, 2017

Robert Mallon is co-founder of Rusty Lion Academy. He and his business partner, Bill Watkins, are best friends who together have over 80 years of professional experience as leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, and coaches. For years, they kept hearing from men struggling to grow their companies and careers without screwing up their lives. That’s why they founded Rusty Lion Academy.

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