Walking Blindly into a Cage

Walking Blindly into a Cage

We can always change our narrative. We are never stuck by prior decisions. This is what we will be learning from the story of our guest, Kyle Sullivan, in today’s episode. Kyle founded Unleash the Champ to create powerful coaching experiences for people and organizations that lead to discovering and stepping into the champion they were created to be. With over ten years of organizational leadership & team development leading thousands of people plus a growing desire to learn it all, he strives to inspire people everywhere to unlock the cages they are in to unleash the champ within.
Courage to Nurture, Heal, and Love

Courage to Nurture, Heal, and Love

UnYielded is all about thriving through the toughest possible situations life can possibly throw at us. And my guest today is someone who chose to thrive through an unimaginable tragedy. Scarlett Lewis, an advocate for social and emotional learning (SEL) and character development, and the founder of the nonprofit Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, joins us today to talk about her story of losing his 6-years-old son in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S history and how she chose to become part of the solution to prevent tragic events like that bu nurturing our children to have essential life skills that help them thoughtfully react to difficult situations.
Revitalize Every Day for Peace and Growth

Revitalize Every Day for Peace and Growth

Your daily practices are your medicine. All you’ve got to do is slow down, tune in and listen to your body by implementing practices that will keep you in balance. You know yourself better than anyone: who are you at your core? What are those enduring character strengths and qualities that are uniquely part of who you are? What is your vision of who you want to become? All these thoughts were triggered by today’s guest, Andrea Claassen, an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, Personal Trainer, Yoga Teacher, and Wild Woman Project Circle Leader. Andrea’s mission is to help women slow down, tune in, and connect to their divine body wisdom. She is also the host of the Peaceful Power Podcast, where she delivers actionable takeaways to live a more holistic lifestyle.
Thriving through Change

Thriving through Change

Once you embrace the idea that continuous change is a natural process for your growth and evolution, you will be reminded that who, what, and where you are now is a temporary condition, and my guest today is solid proof of that! Kristin Skarie is currently a Membership Manager with the Girls Scouts of Southeast Florida. Kristen has not only worked in 6 different institutions but is also the founder of Teamworks, a consulting company dedicated to building strong teams and leaders of integrity, positivity, and action. Kristen also authored the book “A Year of Nothing New – Tools for Living Lean and Green,” chronicling a year of conscious consumption and a values realignment on how one spends their time, money, and energy.
Belief as a Key to Persistence

Belief as a Key to Persistence

guest today is one of the most dedicated and successful entrepreneurs I know. His first business venture was back in 1983 when he and his brothers started Jacobs Bros. Bagels in Chicago. After eventually selling the bagels business, he stepped into the pizza industry build one of the most successful pizzerias in Chicago. Billy Jacob, the founder of the award-winning business Piece Brewery Chicago, joins us today to share his wisdom on starting a business, overcoming obstacles, and becoming successful as an entrepreneur.
Plateau or Flow?

Plateau or Flow?

In today’s episode, we have a fun and insightful conversation with two guests, Bret Nelson and John Cerqueira. In two of our previous episodes, we had amazing conversations with both these guests, and today we’re talking about the concept of plateaus.  Throughout the episode, we talk about what it means to be stuck in plateaus, identifying whether we’re on a plateau and some of the things we can do to move on from a plateau. 
Practices for Self Worth and Wisdom

Practices for Self Worth and Wisdom

Our internal sense of being good enough and worthy of love and belonging is one of the strong traits that can heavily influence our life trajectory and how we handle challenging situations. My guest today is an expert who focuses on helping people discover their self-worth and be their own heroes. Dr. Adia Gooden is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treating people of color through individual group and couples therapy. Her TEDx talk on cultivating unconditional self-worth has gained over 70,0000 views. Throughout today's episode, we dive into what self-worth is, how it relates to overcoming mental health challenges, and what we can do to develop our self-worth and ultimately be our own heroes.
The Power of Rebuilding Trust

The Power of Rebuilding Trust

Building trust is a powerful and important step towards success in personal relationships as well as professional spaces. My guest today, is a highly acclaimed leadership and team development consultant who focuses on helping organizations to become as healthy as possible. Wendy Fraser, author, consultant, and coach, joins us today to talk about the power of rebuilding trust. Wendy is a distinguished academic with a doctorate and three master’s degrees, and her book, “Trust Repair: It IS Possible!” covers proven strategies to help organizations build trust.
The Truths about Your Future

The Truths about Your Future

In Today’s episode, Bobbi Kahler talks about some of the key concepts that helped her reinvent her life path on multiple occasions. Bobbi shares three fundamental truths that’ll help you overcome the dark shadows of your past, build confidence in yourself, and take action to change your life path to a better direction.
Love Yourself Enough to Thrive with Lenore D’Anzieri

Love Yourself Enough to Thrive with Lenore D’Anzieri

My guest today is a survivor who thrived through massive challenges that were put in her life path from a very young age. Going from being a homeless teenager to becoming a successful entrepreneur is just one of the signs of her incredible strength. Lenore D’Anzieri, certified social, emotional intelligence, and leadership coach, joins us today to share her story of thriving against incredible odds.