Becoming a Sage: Brant Huddleston

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Brant Huddleston is the author of three books, scads of short stories and other mad musings, and the host of a podcast on how death taught him to thrive in the second half of life. A former rock & roll guitarist, classic car restoration mechanic, tropical fish tank cleaner, inventive engineer, and business professional with IBM, he now lives with a …

Becoming a Sage: Erica Keswin

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Erica is a highly sought-after workplace strategist and coach with 25 years of hands-on experience and two Wall Street Journal bestselling books. She is a trusted guide for companies around the world looking for ways to connect their teams, increase engagement, and create a human workplace.

Becoming a Sage: Ayse Birsel

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Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2017 and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations. She is the author of Design the Life You Love and gives lectures on Design the Work You Love to corporations. Ayse is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning …

Becoming a Sage: Carol Orsborn, Ph.D.

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Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. is a recognized thought leader in the field of conscious aging and author of over 30 books translated into 15 languages including her forthcoming The Making of an Old Soul: Aging as the Fulfillment of Life’s Promise and Older, Wiser, Fiercer: The Wisdom Collection. Dr. Orsborn received her Master of Theological Studies and Doctorate in History and …

Becoming a Sage: John Baldoni

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John Baldoni is a globally recognized leadership educator, certified Master Corporate Executive Coach, and author of 15 books that have been translated into ten languages. John is also a member of the renowned Marshall Goldsmith 100 coaches, a group of executive coaches and thought leaders from the worlds of business, academia and social service. In 2021, the International Federation of …

Becoming a Sage: Rob Walker

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Rob Walker is a journalist covering design, technology, business, the arts, and other subjects. He has contributed to The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, NewYorker.Com, Design Observer, The Organist, and many others. His latest book is The Art of Noticing (Knopf). He is on the faculty of the Products of Design MFA program at the School of Visual …

Becoming a Sage: Jim Autry

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Jim Autry.   James A. Autry (b. March 8, 1933), a former Fortune 500 executive, is an author of fifteen books, a poet and consultant whose work has had a significant influence on leadership thinking. His book, Love and Profit, The …

Becoming a Sage: Randi Mazzella

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Randi Mazzella.   Randi Mazzella is a freelance journalist and writer specializing in parenting, mental health and wellness, midlife, empty nesting and pop-culture. She has been published on many websites including The Washington Post, Next Avenue, SheKnows and The Girlfriend. Randi is …

Becoming a Sage: Sally Fox

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Sally Fox.   Sally is a writer, coach and performer who helps people find the stories that give meaning to their lives and a direction for the future. A professional writer, she writes regularly for 3rd Act Magazine and the website …

Becoming a Sage: Tracie Ward

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Tracie Ward.   Tracie walked away from a successful 20-year career as a business consultant and strategist in search of answers to help her become the best human she could be and to help her sons and family members live their …