Posts in creativity
Benita Conde: Life Coach and Founder of Create Radical Love.

“That was purely a belief holding me back. Our thoughts and our feelings are not real. They are ever flowing, and shifting, and changing. They are beautiful, and wonderful, and our imagination obviously creates (and those limiting and lacking beliefs) create a catalyst for us to create change. And for us to move forward. The limiting and lacking beliefs are the key component to keeping people anyone back from what they really desire. That loved, flowing life.”

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Alica Forneret: Founder of The Dead Moms Club.

Alicia Forneret is a professional dedicated to creating new spaces for people to explore grief and grieving. We recorded this episode in the fall, in the beginning of the holiday season. A difficult time for someone who is missing their loved one. Alicia speaks about greed and gives advice on end-of-life experiences. Through Alicia I found out that ashes contain sharp shards. Something I didn’t know before. We also talk about the way we handle grief in the workplace. Her Dead Moms Club lapel pins help people commemorate, commiserate, and celebrate their dead moms. The pins are for everyone. A friend, a family member, and maybe even your own mother.

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Rebecca Crews: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Mother, Wife, Mogul.

A lifelong musician, Rebecca wrote her first song at the age of six. In College she studied Musical Theatre and went on to perform in various productions before starting a gospel group and becoming the music director at her Church. On the show we talk about her new song Destiny and how the term relates to our own individual journey. Rebecca shares her experiences on motherhood, love, faith, being a partner to Terry Crews, and composing music. She even spoke about Drake and the Grammys and we discuss the true meaning of success. Rebecca is also a Minister and this podcast was super inspiring.

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Miki Agrawal: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Author, DJ, Seeker, Mama.

We talk about her new book Disrupt-Her. A Manifesto for the Modern Woman. We talk about Entrepreneurship, naivety, business, women in business, LOHAS, and social impact. Her advice on fundraising and meeting people halfway is incredible helpful. Especially when it comes to raising funds for taboo products. I breathe a little heavy into the mic and interject excitingly. Miki had so many incredible ideas to share. Miki also talked about animal instincts in women and diversity and how they contribute to competition and the abundance mindset. Fascinating discussions abound.

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Masha Drokova: Founder and General Partner at Day One Ventures.

On the show Masha talks about high risks, investing, and PR. This podcast is about storytelling. We talk about the power of the story when it comes to companies. Our conversation also covers tech and education. Masha discussed LVL5's tech for self driving cars and how the Piper Computer kit is great for helping kids learn programming. Masha also talks about offering value when it comes to fundraising. We spoke about how to make technology safe and how it helps us live as global citizens and stay in touch. On the show Masha shares details about how her company, Day One Ventures was inspired by Jeff Bezos and his approach to work. Our favorite topics of manifesting, love, dreams, and the purity of your intentions were an inspiring way to close the show.

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Rafael Espinal: New York City Councilman from Brooklyn. Fighter for socioeconomic & climate issues.

Rafael is a Brooklynite who works really hard to make the borough a great place to live, work, and grow for all. If you’ve recently been dancing in an NYC bar, it’s all thanks to Rafael’s work. He is responsible for writing a bill repealing the notorious NYC Cabaret Law from 1926 that prohibited dancing in bars. We caught up to talk about his recent bill to ban plastic straws in NYC. On the show Espinal talks plastic pollution and how it affects our waterways, the environment, nutrition in Brooklyn's food deserts, high Asthma rates in many Brooklyn neighborhoods that correlate with high vehicle traffic areas, the L Train Shutdown and how it relates to climate change, and also a new bill that he's working on that gives New Yorkers the right to disconnect after work.

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Claude Silver: Chief Heart Officer at Vayner Media and Gary V’s right hand woman.

People matter. That’s the most important thing. How do we go about making people feel good, and grounded? And that they belong? That’s our job. Then how do we take action on that? That’s what it’s about for me. Listening to people, then forward momentum. Forward motion.

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Catherine Popper: American bassist, singer and songwriter.

Catherine Popper is an American bass guitarist, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her work with Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jack White (White Stripes), and Billie Joel Armstrong (Green Day). Popper is a member of an all-female trio called Puss n Boots (an alt country band) with Norah Jones and Sasha Dobson.

On the show we talk about how to make it as a (female) musician, how being musically diverse can inspire you, mosh pits, realities of tour life, the institutional bias that musicians face, advice for keeping bands and startups together by creating harmony, and our shared love of Sting.

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Andrea Berry: Founder of Fluidity Love and former CTO of Huff Post.

This episode is all about gender fluidity, love, fundraising, and overcoming fear. Andrea Berry launched a new website called Fluidity.Love - a company distributing narratives for people who like her, are gender fluid.

We also filmed this interview through Facebook Live. You can watch it at http://bit.ly/2jwerfD


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