S2 Episode 12: Speak Successfully with Amanda Hennessey

In today’s show, we connect with Amanda Hennessey, a former actress turned public speaking coach, trainer, and Founder of Boston Public Speaking and San Diego Public Speaking. She’s on a mission to empower people and transform the way they approach and experience public speaking.   I personally have worked with Amanda for my own public speaking coaching needs, she is the real deal.  Check her out if you are either in the Boston, Massachusetts or San Diego California areas.

She recently published her first book,   Your Guide to Public Speaking – Build Your Confidence, Find Your Voice, Inspire Your Audience, where she shares what she has learned as a coach and a performer

In this episode, we talk to Amanda about her journey to greatness and also shares her perspectives as to whether looks can impact success.

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S2 Episode 11: The Foresight of Success with John Sanei

In today’s show, we have a special conversation with one of my favorite go-getters John Sanei . John is an entrepreneur, innovation strategist, best-selling author and global speaker who talks about the future with a unique twist.  He is a rising thought leader; by combining human psychology, future studies and business strategy, he guides audiences and leaders into an exponentially different future with excitement and optimism.

Originally from South Africa, John has now moved to Dubai and released his third book called Foresight.  In this interview, we talk about his early life, some of the challenges he has faced and his new book called Foresight.

Tune into this thought-provoking discussion on a range of topics, mostly focusing on how to predictively create your future.

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S2 Episode 10: Does Success Always Equate to Being Profitable?

In this episode, we have a conversation with our insightful guest, go-getter Wes Kao, as she shares more on her journey to greatness. Wes was the co-creator and founding Executive Director of Seth Godin’s altMBA, where she helped thousands of change agents level up.  She explores the concept of the “rigorous thinker” while providing her perspectives on the idea of whether success always has to equate to being profitable.

About Wes Kao

Wes Kao is a marketing and positioning consultant who helps good ideas and good people get the recognition they deserve. Wes was the co-creator and founding Executive Director of Seth Godin’s altMBA, where she helped thousands of change agents level up. Before that, she spent 10 years in marketing at beloved consumer brands including L’Oreal, Gap, Bare Escentuals, and an ad-tech startup acquired by Snapchat. Her work has been featured in Inc, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and she guest lectures at UC Berkeley and Harvard. She’s also a mentor for Backstage Capital and WeWork Labs.

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S2 Episode 9: Feeling Successful After a Failure

How do you feel successful when you maybe feeling like a failure? In this episode, we explore this concept and connect with Jason Andrews, author and Founder of SBO Financials, weighs in on this topic as well.

About Jason Andrews

Jason is a chartered accountant and has over a decade of experience as a business and corporate advisor, working with Government, mid cap and small businesses. He advises on a range of areas including mergers and acquisitions and transaction services, valuations, strategy and performance improvement. He also knows just enough about tax to be dangerous…

Jason is Co-founder of SBO.Financial, an accounting and operational finance business servicing client across Australia and the USA. SBO was established to bring financial control, clarity and governance to entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses, helping them with cash flow, metrics and improving profitability.

Jason is passionate about helping business owners extract value from their numbers and data. His personal mission is to improve the financial literacy of entrepreneurs and change the current worldview of the accounting profession.

Jason writes long-form content on finance and decision making for business owners. He is the author of entrepreneurial accounting book, ‘Stark Naked Numbers’ – regarded as the Barefoot Investor for entrepreneurs, or ”4-Hour Work Week” of finance and business.

Jason’s work has been featured in business publications like Business Insider, Your Money and Startup Daily. Jason was recently announced as one of Smart Company’s Top 20 Business Thinkers for 2018.

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S2 Episode 8: Maximize Your Season of Success

In this episode, we highlight the importance of maximizing your season of success – how to recognize it and what you need to do in order to harness and prolong it.    We also have a conversation with Ashley Pare, who shares her journey to greatness and also discusses her perspective on how she is maximizing her season of success.

About Ashley Pare

Ashley Paré is the CEO & Founder of Own Your Worth, an organization on a mission to break glass ceilings.  Ashley helps clients feel confident, make an impact, and earn more. She leverages over 12 years of global cAorporate Human Resource experience and works with organizations to create inclusive cultures. 
Ashley is a TEDx Speaker and has been featured in The New York Times, Glamour, CNN Money, Good Morning America and more. She resides with her husband in Boston, MA.
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