Finding Empathy in Law with Rena McDonald

March 29, 2018 in Episodes

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Rena McDonald is a family and business law attorney. She is a mom, spouse, and also sits on the Board of Directors for The Shade Tree, a nonprofit that provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault/sexual abuse, street crime, and victims of elder abuse.

In this episode, Rena shares tips for finding empathy in law, how to handle crying, managing expectations and boundaries, having difficult conversations, and what to consider when determining which nonprofit you should volunteer your time to.

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Getting Real with JessTalk

March 21, 2018 in Episodes

Meet Jesse & Lisa

Jesse and Lisa Ferrell live, breathe, and sleep leadership. As owners of JessTalk, they work together to deliver keynotes and coaching services that transform lives.

Learn how both Jesse and Lisa left their corporate careers in gaming and broadcasting to focus on helping others. In this episode, we dig in and discuss the idiosyncrasies of leadership, running a leadership development business, business growth, and what it’s like to work with your significant other.

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Firefighter & Route 91 Survivor, Travis Haldeman

March 14, 2018 in Episodes

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Travis Haldeman is an Engineer with the Clark County Fire Department in Las Vegas. Listen in as he shares what he did to make it onto the fire department, how his career has progressed, heroism, and what a typical day looks like for him. His job is to continually train and help people in the Las Vegas community every day.

On October 1, 2017, Travis and his wife were enjoying day 3 of the Route 91 Harvest Festival when they realized the popping sound they were hearing were actually gunshots. Travis steps us through what happened that night, how his training kicked in and discusses some of the challenges that he and his wife still carry.

To learn more about Route 91, visit The Las Vegas Victims Fund.

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Understanding Adult Entertainment and Sex Trafficking with Joy Hoover

March 7, 2018 in Episodes

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Nearly a decade ago, Joy and her husband were on vacation in Las Vegas, NV. During their visit, they noticed those working in the adult entertainment industry and wondered how they could provide support.

This epiphany changed the course of their lives.

After returning to Michigan from their vacation, the desire to help was so powerful that they packed everything they owned and moved to Las Vegas. Joy, along with her husband, began their journey working with other organizations and ultimately launched The Cupcake Girls. Their focus is to support those working in the adult entertainment industry or those who have been sex trafficked through holistic services that encompass mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and financial.

In this episode, Joy shares what adult entertainment is, what sex trafficking is, and how The Cupcake Girls provides support. We also dive into how Joy manages her busy life as a wife and mother of two, what she does to overcome challenges, and what keeps her going.

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