Category Extraordinary People
Andrew Heyward, former president of CBS News and now with the Cronkite School of Journalism and the MIT Media Lab, dispenses advice on finding career happiness and satisfaction.
In this podcast episode, Meryl Draper, CEO of Quirk Creative, talks about how TV commercials get made, how the industry has changed in the time of Covid, and what we all can do to become more creative.
I’ve traveled the world and enjoyed coffee in some of the world’s finest cities. None of it matches the coffee and espresso served at Antoinette’s Patisserie right here in my hometown of Hastings on Hudson, NY. Kus Beham is Antoinette’s captain of the caffeine, a flavor visionary who buys his own beans, roasts them in […]
Jenelle Manzi is an elite performer who dances professionally with the New York City Ballet. She’s also an entrepreneur with big ambitions and a passionate team behind her. I’ve been eager to share Jenelle’s story ever since I heard it for the first time. I think that’s because there are so many different ways to […]
The video game business yields billions of dollars annually, but generally it has lacked the mainstream acceptance and respect that film, television, and theater command. Entrepreneur and filmmaker Jeremy Snead is out to change that. He has directed and produced both an original documentary and television series that reveal how video games have shaped American […]
Following the 14th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and as we anxiously watch Hurricane Dorian looming off the southeastern coast of the United States, I speak to Kenny Bellau, who has an inspiring story to share. That’s because he rescued over 400 people in New Orleans in the chaotic aftermath of Katrina. It’s a portrait in […]
In my first-ever podcast episode, I speak to Linden Griffith, a life coach who helps girls and women tame anxiety and find their best selves. In so doing, she presents a viable alternative to psychological or psychiatric care, one that is centered on our strengths, not our flaws. Linden knows a thing or two about […]