According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ncadv.org), on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the US. During a year, this equates to more than 10MM women & men. This is a story of healing through forgiveness. This is a story of perseverance, discovery, and forgiveness. In this month of 2022, we become aware of Domestic Violence. Join Danne Smith Mathis and I, as she shares her story and helps to heal a nation.
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David Bianchi, poet, actor, philanthropist, just to name a few, joins us on this episode to talk everything from making history in the NFT space, as the first spoken word performance poet to create an NFT. Unfamiliar with what an NFT is and how powerful of a currency it is? No worries, he shares all of the details during our conversation. But David doesn't just stop there. His "spinema" of "I Can't Breathe" has reached millions and has reshaped how we fuse poetry, art, cinema, social consciousness and our words into a true artform to make money, while impacting community. 100% of the proceeds of his "I Can't Breathe" piece will benefit The George Floyd Foundation and his aim is to raise $150K more dollars for non-profits by December 31, 2021 to pour into the communities that each "spinema" profits. In today's episode, COACHING leaves you with an exercise of "soul work" called The Circle of You. We look at limiting beliefs and relate them back to the power that our thoughts and our words have and how you may be able to look at them a bit differently. COCKTAILS celebrates the amazingness of who you are and reminds you of the affirmation that you are greatness where you stand. Own it and own the words that you say to yourself and to others. CONVERSATIONS are where you hear David Bianchi share stories of when he was young and how words shaped him, a bit of inspiration to leave us motivated to action, what he feels is a barrier that still faces him today and his 4 minute, 50 second, power piece of work called, "I Can't Breathe." The Breakdown of the Show: 0.19 - Intro of ...
Dr. Tina Opie is a powerhouse, who brings nothing short of a dynamic conversation, to this episode of Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations. She a strategic management and organizational behavior expert, an award-winning researcher, consultant and Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, to name a few. As they engage in diverse, equitable and inclusive workspaces, she and Lolita talk everything from allyship, power dynamics, the power of open-ended questions, goals, challenging the status quo, culture and so much more. They even tap into perimenopause. Pull up a seat and join Dr. Opie and Lolita at the kitchen table. The Episode Breakdown: Minute 1.21 - Welcome to Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations Minute 1.48 - Intro to the podcast and powerful affirmation from Walker & Walker Enterprises - "I am grounded in my faith, clothed in my strengths and convicted in my core values." Minute 2.40 - The Three Layers of the Show Minute 3.38 - COACHING, with a bit of soul-work to challenge your thinking. Lolita leaves you with 7 Considerations to Remain Present in a Dynamic Workplace Minute 13.18 - COCKTAILS to celebrate the greatness of who you are + shout outs to some of those who have left 5-star reviews on Apple. You can also join the "Journey to 200, 5-star reviews." https://bit.ly/LolitaReviews Minute 17.25 - CONVERSATIONS with Dr Tina Opie. This interview was so juicy that it spans a bit over 45 minutes. You will laugh, challenge your thinking and have a burning desire to connect right away. WE ARE ON A ROAD TO 200, 5-STAR REVIEWS! Don’t forget to leave yours when you hear something powerful on this episode! And of course, there is something in it for ya! https://bit.ly/LolitaReviews STAY CONNECTED Dr. Tina Opie ...
In this episode, almost 19-years young Layla Quick, also known as the OMG Girl joins us with her mother, Mrs. Melita Quick. She is the CEO of OMG Lemonade, Pitch princess, 1st place PGA pitch competition winner and motivational speaker, who started the brand OMG Lemonade with only $20 and expanding into a 6-figure company within the 1st year. Not only do we meet Layla, but we are also joined by her mother, who inspired her to become a successful entrepreneur and now the 1st place youngest African American company to ever exhibit at the PGA merchandise show in Orlando, Florida. For a daughter who did not like school and wasn’t interested in extra curricular activities, mom had quite the feat. Listen in as we have a few smiles, lots of laughs and leave you with 6 considerations of how each of you can LEAN IN today! The affirmation that Layla left us wih today is "I am confidence. I am boldness." May you walk in your confidence and boldness today and grab a few nuggets from this episode to use on your way. Breakdown of today's show: Minute 1:09 - Welcome to Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations Minute 1:35 - Breakdown of the episode Minute 2:52 - Personal invitation from Lolita to meet live on September 15, 2022 Minute 4:10 - The OMG Girl and her mom join in for juicy conversations Minute 41:54 - Come as You Are Round Stay connected with OMG Lemonde at https://omglemonade.com/ @omggirllemonade across all social platforms ...