Opportunity is Your Responsibility – Chris Hooten

Opportunity is Your Responsibility – Chris Hooten

Chris Hooten is an experienced educator and collegiate administrator who specializes in volunteer management, youth development, diversity and inclusion, and relations between community members and institutions of higher learning. He holds a master's degree in higher education administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor's in political science and gender studies from Indiana University Bloomington. He has earned multiple awards…
My New Year’s Revelation

My New Year’s Revelation

This week on the UnYielded podcast, Bobbi describes how hard work, though important, is not the only thing that matters for to change your life. At age 23, even though she was working 70 hours a week and making little progress, she felt hopeless about making her life better until she had a revelation on New Year’s Eve. This revelation…
From Surviving to Thriving after a Gun Battle – Jenny Jetson

From Surviving to Thriving after a Gun Battle – Jenny Jetson

My guest today is a multiple gunshot survivor. She outwitted her attacker who had invaded her home and he was intent on killing her. She has turned that experience into her purpose, helping other survivors of violence, find their way back to a place of wholeness. Her name is Jenny Jetson, and I cannot wait for you to meet her.…
Building Resilience through Mindfulness – Christine Green

Building Resilience through Mindfulness – Christine Green

My guest today is very dear friend, whom I first met back in 2004. She finds her inspiration and empowering others to grow beyond their limitations and discovering their inner strength and courage. She is an author, facilitator, speaker and minister, and has a background in business education and a master's in religious studies.She finds joy in offering seminars, workshops,…
Aiming Your Grit at the Right Stuff – Anthony Spadafore

Aiming Your Grit at the Right Stuff – Anthony Spadafore

My guest today has 25 years of experience as a career choice scientist. And he has guided more than 3500 highly educated clients to reach their full potential. He is the founder of Pathfinders and coauthor of a best-selling career guide for young professionals called, "Now What? The Young Person's Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career." His work has been…
Unleash the Quiet Power of Intention (Part 2) – Andy Williams

Unleash the Quiet Power of Intention (Part 2) – Andy Williams

This is part two (part 1 is here) of my interview with Andy Williams, whose super power is being intentional. We cover things like how sometimes a masterplan can obscure better opportunities. We also discuss how he and his wife have built their marriage very intentionally. We discuss the value of pushing a comfort zone right up to what he…