Becoming a Sage: Rob Walker

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Access this week’s podcast at https://anchor.fm/jann-freed. From there you can subscribe to whichever podcast platform you prefer. 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). …

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: John Weiss

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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 John Weiss.   John P. Weiss is a full-time artist and writer. He is the author of “An Artful Life- Inspirational Stories and Essays for the Artist in Everyone,” and “The Cartoon Art of John P. Weiss.”  John is a retired …

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 …

TEDxDes Moines: Through a Different Lens

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Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.- Robert Louis Stevenson Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 was a great day. I was honored to be selected as one of the TEDxDes Moines speakers. The theme was “Through a Different Lens” so every talk integrated looking at an idea from a different perspective. The …

Becoming a Sage: David Stewart

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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 David Stewart.   David Harry Stewart is the founder and face of the AGEIST. He is a passionate champion and leading authority on the modern 50+ lifestyle, and the mindset and aspirations that drive this influential demographic. An influential thought leader …

Death, Dying, Grieving … and Living

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Life is about taking some risks. So I threw my name into the hat and applied to be a a TEDxDes Moines speaker. I am excited to share that I was selected! The event takes place next Tuesday, May 11th. It is a hybrid event which means you can buy tickets for in-person (details can be found in this link) …

Becoming a Sage: Ben Hardy

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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 Ben Hardy.   Dr. Benjamin Hardy has a PhD in Organizational Psychology. He’s the bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work. His website gets hundreds of thousands of views monthly. From 2015-2018, he was the #1 writer in the world on Medium.com. …