Tag: Inspirational stories about life

Are High Achievers Really Successful?

Dr. Ruth Gotian is the Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology and former Assistant Dean of Mentoring at Weill Cornell Medicine. She will join us to discuss the question, are high achievers really successful. Dr. Gotian is also Executive Director of the Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine. She has been…
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The Human Struggle To Find Spirit, Purpose and Meaning.

Harmony of body, mind and soul produces wellness and can lead to the discovery of spirit, purpose and meaning.

Rewards and Dangers of Cave Diving Exploration

Cave diver, Brian Starnes joins us to talk about his experiences with the rewards and dangers of cave diving exploration in caves all over the world.  Brian was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his cave diver training in 2014 and is now on the way to becoming a Full Cave Instructor. What does…
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Access To Clean Water Remains A Problem For Millions

Despite millions of dollars spent on well meaning efforts access to clean water is still a problem for millions. That has not deterred 64 year old Clay Phillips from giving another effort. Phillips plans to play 50 rounds of golf in 50 states in just 50 days. Why is clean water important? It makes people…
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Shades of Grey Plays Music For The Ages

Love, friendship and music are what sustains this gray-haired group of rock musicians.

A Conversation About Golf Social Justice and Race

In this week’s episode we will have a conversation about Golf, social justice and race, and their strained relationship over the years. In this week’s podcast we are joined by Michael Williams. Michael is a golf journalist. Michael has interviewed many of the legends of golf including Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player and many…
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People Who Are Hard of Hearing The Invisible Disability

With the sounds of her native Brooklyn, New York in the background Accessibility advocate Janice Lintz tells her story of how she has used eternal vigilance to make sure people who are hard of hearing the invisible disability have access to information that everyone else has.  She is a passionate and accomplished consultant/advocate across the…
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Conservation Biologist Jim Tolisano

Conservation Biologist Jim Tolisano worked on nature conservation projects in more than 50 countries, ranging widely and wildly through such experiences as Grizzly Bear conservation work in Colorado, to forest conservation work with remote communities in Papua New Guinea, chimpanzee conservation work with Jane Goodall’s Institute in West Africa, nature-based business development with Afro-Ecuadorian communities…
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Latino Outdoors’ José González

Latino Outdoors’ José González is an experienced educator in formal and informal education settings with an array of associated interests in the arts, education, conservation, and the environment. He has broad experience as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. He received his B.A. at…
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National Parks Advocate Audrey Peterman

Audrey Peterman Advocates For Access to National Parks for All Americans