What do you do when somebody lets you down? Can you be friends with your employees? How do you dig out when you feel like you’ve hit rock bottom? In this episode, Ben and I discuss these questions and how thankfulness can impact the health of your business.
Milton Stokes grew up working with his mom in the restaurant industry. Today he is a best selling author, Registered Dietitian and is the director of global health and nutrition outreach at the Monsanto Company. Previously, he was an assistant professor and director of the dietetic internship at the University of St. Joseph and a clinical nutrition manager at health care facilities in New York City. I spoke with Milton about his entrepreneurial journey, what it’s like working at Monsanto and how he uses humor to stay healthy under pressure as a father and busy professional.
This episode contains some serious potty talk. Erin Hamel started her business, Transition Tales about nine months ago. Transition Tales are personalized books that teach young children about potty training by letting children see themselves as the main character in their own transition tale. Erin is also a wife, mom of two children and a full time student. She holds a masters degree in Special Education and is currently a doctoral student in Human Development at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In this episode, I chat with Erin about how she stays healthy under pressure as a parent, full time student and what it’s like starting a business with your spouse.
As a Registered Dietitian who has completed several triathlons including an Ironman, Caryn Kusleika understands the role nutrition can play in performance during training and on race day. Not only does Caryn work full time for the Midwest Dairy Council of Nebraska, she is also a single mother mother of three children who runs a side business coaching athletes. I sat down with Caryn to discuss what it takes to train for a triathlon and how she stays healthy under pressure as a busy professional.
Lana Zumbrunn is the Director of Innovation and Culture at the H2 Organization in Fort Myers, Florida. Not only does she support female and minority founders, but she also connects startups with capital and builds emerging markets. Lana and I spoke about her recent move to Florida and how she stays healthy under pressure while supporting the local startup community.
Kevin Klatt is a dietetics and molecular nutrition focused PhD student at Cornell University’s division of nutritional sciences. In this episode, I talk with Kevin about what led him to the field of dietetics and how he stays healthy under pressure as a student and nutrition scientist.
Jim Hogg is a family man, entrepreneurial cheeleader and heart attack survivor.
Not only is Jim a professional matchmaker for franchise entrepreneurs, but in October of 2016, Jim collapsed while training for a local half marathon. We spoke about the events of that day and what his physical and emotional recovery looks like under pressure.
How do I make my employees take time off? How do I manage my stress level as a startup founder?
Since launching the show, I’ve received a number of questions about health and startup life. So, I pulled my husband into the studio this week to help answer questions we’ve received from the listeners.
When Christy Wilson resigned from her government job, her family thought she was crazy. Since making the jump into the world of entrepreneurship, Christy maintains a part time position at the University of Arizona while writing her first cookbook and building her consulting brand. I had a chance to catch up with Christy while my husband and I took a quick trip to Tucson, Arizona. We talked about life, entrepreneurship and the weird world of dietetics.
Natalie Micale knows how to hustle with heart. Within the last two years, she has transitioned from life as a local reporter to life in a startup. Not only is she now the director of business development at a digital marketing agency, but she launched a lifestyle blog and became a certified spin instructor all within the last few months. I sat down with Natalie to talk about the challenges of startup life and how she manages to stay healthy under pressure as a young professional.