#Thrive Thursday: Meet Kylie Andino CEO KY. Selenite Crystal Co.

thrive thursday Dec 05, 2019

What is your story? Or in other words, what made you your awesome self you are today?

A lot of people would say I’m privileged to live where I do. And it is so true lol! But I would categorize it more in a grateful concept. My father grew up with absolutely nothing. Living on the streets, stealing surfers lunches from their backpacks early in the morning while they were in the water. He made a life for not only myself, but my mom, my other two siblings, and now my son. I grew up in a little beach town called San Clemente located in Southern California. And it is my own little paradise. My family always jokes about how we live in CandyLand. When I look back and think of the person I was from early childhood, to adolescent year, to now being an adult and a mom. I can say I’m pretty much the same person. My mom and dad always say I’m a healer. I am highly emotional, and would like to think I am intuitive with others emotions. I can empathize with many. I’ve...

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LEADERSHIP: How to Retain Millennial & Gen Z Women

leadership Dec 05, 2019

You’ve seen the headlines about millennials and generation z, in the workforce. But, what about this trophy debate? How much longer do we fight back on principal and avoid the obvious: times are changing. 

How to Retain Millennial & Gen Z Women 

By Heidi Ganahl 

It’s not a question of “if” but rather “when” the promising new grad you just hired begins looking for her next job. 

The numbers don’t lie: Generation Z and Millennial women are only staying at their jobs for an average of 18 months. In comparison, the national average for salaried employees is 4.6 years, according to an Economic News Release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

The American workforce has changed dramatically since Millennials came on the scene. This phenomenon has left many of us wondering why the ways we engage, reward, and retain employees have not changed with it. Today, especially with a historically low national unemployment rate,...

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Conquer the world: Start a movement that infiltrates millions of lives

podcasts Dec 04, 2019

Join me this week as we interview two mom’s, Gelie Akhenblit & Didi Wong, that took on the world, one success at a time!!


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Starting conversations with and looking through the lens of powerful Women

podcasts Nov 27, 2019

This show is jammed pack with information and powerful take-aways on how you can approach those hard to have conversations and show up as you every day all day any day!


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Cultivating space for Women to Thrive, not just Survive

podcasts Nov 20, 2019

Join us this week as we unpack the false beliefs that we can’t pursue our dreams! Meet Sarah Reed and Sara Tiberio. Both of these strong ladies lead with conviction in their industries. Sara Reed teaches women (and men) how to defend themselves physically and Sara Tiberio teaches women (and men) how to capture the...


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#Thrive Thursday Meet Leanne Stuck; Reporter for WGRZ-TV 2 On Your Side in Buffalo, NY

thrive thursday Nov 14, 2019

What is your story?

I always believed I could accomplish anything I put my mind to. Many people say it, but I truly believed it, and I still do. Sometimes that mantra got me in tricky situations like deciding I could run a marathon that I didn’t fully train for. But I finished those 26.2 miles, even if I was in the last heat of people to cross the finish line.

When I was a teenager I chose to dive into one of the most competitive fields out there, broadcast journalism. It was a large, dark uncharted sea that I chose to jump into despite many of my closest mentors advising otherwise. My first internship was in New York City at WCBS-TV. At just 19, I learned to maneuver Manhattan and find my place in a top newsroom without much guidance.

I went on to intern in other newsrooms but I truly discovered who I was when I signed up for the 4K for Cancer: Run Across America. Yes, I ran 4,000 miles across the country for young adults with cancer. I flew to San Francisco, California and...

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#ThriveThursday: Meet Jordan Levin, Writer, Journalist, and Arts and Entertainment Critic

thrive thursday Nov 14, 2019

What is your story?

I’ve always been passionate about two things: the arts and storytelling (whether mine or someone else’s.) I’ve followed those passions in the work I’ve done, which has mostly worked out – luckily, as I can’t say I’m very good at planning. I grew up in a small town in Vermont that was the home of a progressive, innovative school called Goddard College, where my father was a professor and which attracted a community of smart, like-minded people who wanted to change the world. So even though it was a tiny Vermont village, I was exposed to all kinds of amazing artists and ideas. I was also a voracious and omnivorous reader, constantly escaping into stories. After college at Boston University and Sarah Lawrence College, where I focused on dance, I moved into New York’s East Village. I spent most of my 20’s there, performing with avant-garde downtown choreographers and performance artists, working at restaurants and...

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LIFESTYLE: To get more done, take playtime seriously

lifestyle Nov 14, 2019

Teams can become more creative when they are allowed to play, whether for the physical benefits or because it shows they feel safe enough to express themselves. See why play is fun, but its purpose is serious stuff. Read the Big Think story here.

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LEADERSHIP: Being micromanaged? Learn what makes them tick.

leadership Nov 14, 2019

Micromanaging bosses can be handled by identifying what drives them, whether it’s a need for power, anxiety or a fear of losing control. Keep these people informed, allow them the power they need and seek ways to earn their trust, she writes. Leadership thought leader Lolly Daskal explains.

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LEADERSHIP: A millennial’s guide to managing them

Uncategorized Nov 14, 2019

GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling learned to listen to fellow millennials and try to understand why they asked for what they did. See how she did it. Read the Fast Company online story here

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