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.
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.
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.
Crystal Belsky is a Registered Dietitian who works with high pressured individuals. Crystal is the Global Director of Nutrition, Exercise and Health Promotion at Omni Behavioral Health in Omaha, NE. In this role, she guides the development and implementation of nutrition, exercise and wellness efforts for both staff and clients. Crystal is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and substance abuse in athletes. I sat down with Crystal to talk about disordered eating and how that presents itself in startup life. I also asked her how she stays healthy under pressure as a wife, mother and nutrition professional. I learned a lot from this conversation and I know you will too!
Dustin Clonch is a husband, father of three and CEO of a software development firm. Listen and learn how this busy professional and father of three uses meal prepping to stay healthy under pressure. Dustin and I also discuss the pros and cons of following a ketogenic diet.
Michelle Welch is an entrepreneur at heart. Michelle is a Registered Dietitian and the District Wellness Facilitator for Lincoln Public Schools which includes faculty, staff and students. In this episode, Michelle provides advice for startups who can’t afford a wellness plan and tips for making 2018 your best year yet.