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For The Love Of Science And Journalism: A Journey To Demystify A Rare Disease With Bijal Trivedi

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Cystic fibrosis is a rare, inherited lung disease that has been affecting children and devastating many families for so long. Without treatment, it can be fatal. Spreading awareness about this disease and the healing discovery within, Bijal Trivedi, an award-winning freelance journalist, joins Tony Martignetti to share with us the knowledge and wisdom from her book, Breath from Salt: A Deadly Genetic Disease, a New Era in Science, and the Patients and Families Who Changed Medicine Forever. Here,…

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Forging A Path Of Extreme Adventure: Creating Success And Fulfillment With Erik Seversen  

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There is so much more to life that it would be a shame not to go out there and experience it to the fullest of our abilities. When we take steps outside of our self-imposed boundaries, we expand our ability and capacity to experience more. In his personal search for meaning, Erik Seversen has forged a path filled with extreme adventure and success. He joins Tony Martignetti in this episode to share with us these adventures and the lessons he learned along the way. A full-time writer and public s…

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Virtual Campfire with Diana Theodores "Performing As You"

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"Once you take that first step into the unknown, something extraordinary will meet you. Something that  you never imagined." – Diana Theodores 

One of my recent favorite episodes of The Virtual Campfire is my interview with Diana Theodores, "Performing as You." Diana joined me to talk about her background in dance and the role her father played in her journey of becoming the woman she is today.

She discussed the many strong parallels between theater and business, particularly leadership. She …

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Unlocking Your Unique Potential With Cara Shortsleeve

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You might be skilled to do a ton of different things, but have you asked yourself what's going to make you the happiest? What is the role you’re supposed to play in the world? Cara Shortsleeve had her dream job with Google, but she decided to leave when she felt that there was something more that she should do. Today, she joins Tony Martignetti in a fantastic conversation about personal growth and the importance of setting aside time for it. She also talks about her career flashpoints, highlight…

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Speaking Up and Speaking Out With Todd Cherches

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Learning to speak out and communicate your ideas can be the most important lesson you can learn. In this episode, Tony Martignetti chats with public speaker, coach and TEDX speaker Todd Cherches as he talks about speaking out. He talks about his experiences as an extreme introvert and what pushed him to speak up and speak out. He explains what visual leadership is and how it can have an impact on exchanging ideas. He talks about how storytelling can have an impact in technical and financial fiel…

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Virtual Campfire: Jen Guillemin and Wendy Swart Grossman, "Uniting Business and the Arts.

"The time has come for us to stop pretending that we can live in a world that's devoid of our expressive selves. We've teased businesses apart from what it means to be human." – Jen Guillemin

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One of my recent favorite episodes of The Virtual Campfire is my interview with a dynamic duo Jen Guillemin and Wendy Swart Grossman, "Uniting Business and the Arts." What do capitalism and the arts have in common? Some might say nothing, but Jen and Wendy have a different answer. They recognize that bus…

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Mindset Mondays With David Taylor-Klaus

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"The easiest way to change your experience is to change the way you're framing it." That is a quote from the guest today, David Taylor-Klaus. He talks about the dangers of being out of touch with yourself. How something you love, such as your job, can be bad for you if it's killing your relationships. Learn how to see the world differently with your host, Tony Martignetti and his guest, David Taylor-Klaus. David is an entrepreneurial and senior executive coach. He is also the author of Mindset M…

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Performing As You With Diana Theodores

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The essence of performing as a leader remains the same, no matter what industry you're in. In this episode, Diana Theodores joins host Tony Martignetti to offer her unique insight and discuss the link between theatre and business when it comes to becoming a great leader. Diana has worked in the theater scene for 25 years and is now using the skills and lessons she's learned in the world of business as a performance coach and speaker. Diana sheds light on the creativity inside you and how you can…

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Transformative Teaching With Lisa DeAngelis

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We have to be aware and understand what our values and priorities are. We must exert effort to understand our experiences and see the world more positively. Join Tony Martignetti and the founder of Dragonfly Coaching, Lisa DeAngelis, as they delve into transformative teaching, knowledge, wisdom and leadership. Lisa is the Center for Collaborative Leadership director and is currently writing her first book, tentatively entitled Teaching for Transformation. In this episode, she shares her journey,…

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Moving Ahead With Susan Peppercorn

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We should know how to survive and embrace the long, difficult road we should take. The bumpy roads are lessons that will shape us to be the best versions of ourselves. Join Tony Martignetti and Susan Peppercorn as they delve into making decisions, structure, purpose, creativity, and learning to move ahead in life. Susan Peppercorn is an executive coach, writer, and author of the bestselling book Ditch Your Inner Critic: Evidence-Based Strategies to Thrive in Your Career.

In this episode, she sh…

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