65: The Passion Test and Why LOVE is Good for Business with LuAnn Buechler

You will appreciate why today’s guest, LuAnn Buechler, is known as “Little Spark” when you hear her talk about the time she showed up at a heated political event in 2020 and got people on BOTH sides to give her hugs in an otherwise highly contentious setting! That effort was part of ihug, a non-partisan…

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64: Virtual Campfire Inspiration with Leadership Coach Tony Martignetti

When leaders unlock their unique potential and lead from a place of inspired purpose, they impact and inspire everyone around them. That’s a key philosophy of today’s guest, the wise Tony Martignetti, fellow leadership coach, founder of Inspired Purpose Coaching, and host of podcast The Virtual Campfire. The idea for his podcast name comes from…

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63: Always Be Celebrating with Charlie Bailes of ABC Fine Wine & Spirits

As they say, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere! Join us on this week’s episode with a glass of wine, as I’m joined by Charlie Bailes, a 4th generation leader in family-owned ABC Fine Wine & Spirits. Their service philosophy is “We make everyday celebrations better by providing an exceptional experience for our team members and guests,”…

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62: Speaking Up and Reaching Out about Workplace Suicide with Executive Director Erin Ivie

It is always a great pleasure to welcome to the podcast former colleagues who have gone on to do incredibly purposeful and inspiring work in the world. Today’s guest, Erin Ivie, was a cherished team member with me at Plum TV in Vail, CO back in the day and is currently the Executive Director of…

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61: Getting Honest about “Ethical Fungus” with Leadership Consultant and Author Ron Carucci

Get a double dose of smarts and irreverence on today’s episode with leadership expert, prolific author, two-time TEDx speaker, and co-founder of Navalent Consulting, Ron Carucci! The timing on his soon to be released book, To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice, and Purpose, couldn’t be better. The essence is that, more…

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60: Authentically “A.L.I.V.E.” in tough times with Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell

I’m joined in today’s entertaining conversation by life and business partners, Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell. Co-authors of two books, Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education, this dynamic duo brings two decades of experience using this powerful approach to human system change to everything they do. Appreciative Inquiry seeks to…

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