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. …

Keep Going and Growing

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During COVID, there have been highs and lows. Silver linings and things and people we miss. Many of us have pivoted in a variety of ways. In my recent podcast with Miriam Arond, she describes ways to pivot and makes it easy for us to understand. If you missed it, I invite you to listen. She is a wise Sage. …

Becoming a Sage: Miriam Arond

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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 Miriam Arond.   Miriam Arond is president of Miriam Arond Consulting, LLC, a New York-based consulting agency that specializes in business and personal branding, business strategy, cross-channel content development, and career and management coaching. She is also Director of Communications at a major non-profit in the New …

Are you growing or learning or both?

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I’ve been thinking about the difference between learning and growing. Is there a difference? As I said in my last post, I am taking two online courses and it is keeping me busy–maybe too busy.  I know that continuing to learn and getting out of our comfort zones is good for us. It keeps us interested, relevant, and able to …

Becoming a Sage: Raymond Rood

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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 Raymond Rood.   Raymond Rood is founder and senior consultant of The Genysys Group, a firm offering organization development/transformational change support to for-profit, not- for-profit organizations and public agencies worldwide seeking to initiate, sustain and / or safeguard long term change. …