Life as a Social Worker with Randy Reinoso

April 20, 2018 in Episodes

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Randy Reinoso is a Manager at the Clark County Department of Social Services. He oversees various programs and manages a team of social workers who support those in need in Southern Nevada. In this episode, Randy gives us a glimpse into what it was like growing up in Las Vegas, having a father who flew for the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a day-in-the-life of a social worker, and how Randy recruits and hires new team members.

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Technology and Investment Pioneer, Ruth Hedges

April 13, 2018 in Episodes

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On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS Act that contained new laws associated with Crowdfunding under Title III. Ruth Hedges was a driving force behind the enactment of this law which gave small businesses access to capital that had never been available before.

Listen to how Ruth built multi-million dollar businesses in both the culinary and technology industries, what it was like to create new legislation, and the types of crowdfunding opportunities that are available.

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Special Forces Meets Entrepreneurship with Jax Scott

April 4, 2018 in Episodes

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Jax Scott served in the United States Army and was a member of a pilot program that embedded women into various Special Operations teams during combat. She continues to serve as a Chief Warrant Officer and Founded Outpost Gray, which focuses on defeating terrorism, the illegal drug trade, and human trafficking.

In this episode, Jax dives into what it was like being a woman in combat, how she gained the trust of her peers, her daily routine, and the government contractual work she does as an entrepreneur.

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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

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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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Figuring It Out with Amber De La Garza

February 28, 2018 in Episodes

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In September of 2017, Amber’s plans to attend a real estate convention in Texas took an unexpected detour. As Hurricane Harvey descended on the city and inflicted unimaginable destruction, Amber had a choice. She could either stay at home in Las Vegas or travel to Houston and help with relief efforts as a volunteer. She chose the latter and had no idea what she was about to endure.

Whether it’s helping residents in Texas clean up their homes to holding entrepreneurs accountable for their success, Amber has learned that obstacles and challenges will always present themselves. Listen in as Amber shares how it’s the figuring it out and taking action component that matters most.

Amber De La Garza is an entrepreneur, writer, and host of the Productivity Straight Talk Podcast.

 

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2018 Leadership Topics and Trends with Stephanie Rosol

February 21, 2018 in Episodes

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Stephanie first appeared on our podcast in episode 7 where she shared her personal journey of climbing the corporate ladder in the hospitality industry, what she did to transition into a career as an Executive Coach, and how she biked 545 from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for AIDS awareness.

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We are pleased to welcome Stephanie back to the podcast to discuss leadership topics and trends that are most relevant as we settle into a new year. These are topics that Stephanie is seeing with her clients as well as some items that we’re seeing in the news.

This is a special edition of the podcast where we invited visitors to sit in on a recording and after the interview with Stephanie was complete, we shared an overview of the podcast equipment and workflow that we use with the audience.

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Discovering That You Are Enough with Heather Estus

February 14, 2018 in Episodes

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After hitting rock bottom and going on a journey of self-discovery, Heather Estus created The Worthiness Formula. She did it out of necessity for her children and more importantly, herself. Heather is now on a quest to teach others how to find and maintain their own sense of worthiness.

One of the stand-out moments of advice in this episode is when Heather describes how she finds positivity when it doesn’t seem possible. Stop and ask yourself, “What am I grateful for now?” By doing so, you have the ability to be present in yourself and switch your mindset on purpose by focusing on even the simplest of things.

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