Unapologetically BOLD: I'm not sorry for....
Are you tired of apologizing for being you? You know, the human part of you that some times feels like it has to be different at home /work/play. The human side that just wants to be HOT (humble, open, and transparent) about your wants, desires, and uniqueness. If you answered yes, this is a podcast for you. Join host Emily Elrod,MHS as she dives into conversations with guest about what they are not sorry for in a creative and loving way.
Expecting my team to be where I am supposed to be on time with Robert Douthit
September 13, 2021 • 32 MIN
Have you ever heard: "If you're on time, you're late!"
Being on time is not only kind to others, but it could mean that you aren't missing out when you are needed.
Listen in as Robert Douthit talks about how important it is to be on time and his expectations for his team.
Living with no excuses with Jose Flores
August 23, 2021 • 24 MIN
Do you have excuses?
Could these excuses be very rationalized for why you do what you do?
Whatever it may be, you don't want to miss out on this conversation as Jose speaks about why he is not sorry for living with no excuses.
My Accomplishments (during a pandemic) with Sheryl Mays
July 9, 2021 • 34 MIN
Do you talk about your accomplishments?
How about if you were very blessed during the season when it seemed like many were suffering?
Would you belittle your blessings and downplay them, or get the courage up to speak on them?
In this episode, Sheryl talks about why she is not sorry for her accomplishments during a pandemic.
Overemphasizing Character in the Player Evaluation with Brian Decker
July 2, 2021 • 34 MIN
What if your mission is to help individuals and teams cultivate an approach to high performance?
I think this is a desire for many leaders. They want to see people not only succeed but do their best.
So what are those factors needed to be at your best?
What do leaders need to look for and cultivate in others?
Listen to this wisdom-filled episode, as Indianapolis Colts Director of Player Development, Brian Decker, speaks on why he is not sorry for overemphasizing character in the player evaluation.
Wearing a T-Shirt with Alex Judd
June 18, 2021 • 32 MIN
You just left a top high-profile corporate job to start your own company.
You are getting ready to meet with one of the first clients that is paying you good money to coach them along their journey.
Decision time: Would you
A. Dress up to match the highly successful client
B. Wear a T-shirt
Listen in on this fun conversation as Alex is not sorry for choosing B.
Walking in my Greatness with June Archer
June 14, 2021 • 34 MIN
This show is literally a mind-blower. The first time Emily spoke with June, she felt like she just got a Ph.D. crash course in life wisdom.
So when asked the question, what are you not sorry for, June didn't disappoint.
Some may see it as "bragging," but others will get its true impact as they dive into why June is not sorry for walking in his greatness (and talking about it) and how others may be blocking their own blessings by not celebrating it.
Putting me first with Chef Tré Joyner
June 11, 2021 • 30 MIN
Where do you put yourself on your priority list?
Too many people seem to put themself last, but not Chef Tré...well not anymore. As a recovering people-pleaser, she has found she has to put herself first as her life now depends on it.
Listen in on this amazing conversation between two friends about being unapologetically bold.
Unconventional Path to Leadership with Jamey Rootes
June 7, 2021 • 33 MIN
What has been your path to Leadership?
Has it been a climbing ladder game OR has it been a little hopscotch?
What if it has been neither? What if you got to "skip steps" in some people's eyes. Would you talk about it or call it luck?
Listen in as Emily and Jamey Rootes, former president of the Houston Texans talks about why he is not sorry for his unconventional path to leadership.
Losing my Reputation with John Blanchard
June 4, 2021 • 32 MIN
What does your reputation mean to you?
What if it was ripped away and tarnished? What if you weren't in the wrong but only "guilty" by association?
How would you feel? What would you do?
Difficult questions, for sure, but listen in as Emily welcomes John Blanchard on the show as he talks about why he is not sorry for losing his reputation.
Recovering Loudly with Chris Norris
May 31, 2021 • 27 MIN
Rule #1 Be anonymous. What happens here stays here...like a mini-vegas.
But what if you are a rule breaker and say screw it all!
Chris Norris is proud because he is talking about why he is not sorry for loudly recovering from alcohol use disorder. He hid it for many years only to wonder is this causing me to suffer in silence?
Listen in for a hope-filled story filled with loud recovery and a lot of life now lived.
Smiling in a Tornado with Larry Long Jr
May 28, 2021 • 27 MIN
Are you a smiler?
You know the person that walks everywhere showing off those pearly whites because you are high on life?
Yes that overly happy optimist that sees the beauty in life.
So what happens when your worldview meshes with a tragic event? Can you still put a smile on? Shoot, is it even appropriate?
Join guest Larry Long, Jr as he talks about why he is not sorry for smiling in a tornado.
Asking for Help with Dennis Volpe
May 24, 2021 • 24 MIN
Do you ever hesitate to ask for help?
Is it your ego stepping in? Could it be your people-pleasing?
Maybe it might be something else; either way, Dennis Volpe is welcomed on the show to talk about why he is no longer sorry for asking for help after making a news worthy multi-million dollar mistake that ended his career.
Fighting with Allison Moore
May 21, 2021 • 30 MIN
Are you tired of fighting?
Does it seem like everything is a constant battle at times? What if that battle was for someone you desperately loved? Would the stakes change?
Well, listen in why guest Allison Moore is not sorry for fighting...not only for others but for her own mental health. This is a powerful and packed episode you do not want to miss!
Being Your Advocate (& not your Counselor) with Annie Gilbert
May 17, 2021 • 30 MIN
What would you think if your chief of staff was a counselor?
Wow, that's cool; I can't wait to talk with her about all my issues, or ugh oh, is she going to "shrink me" and read my mind and emotions....make me sit on a couch and tell all my life woes.
What if the answer is neither? Listen in on this episode as Annie Gilbert of Primitive speaks on why she is not sorry for being your advocate and not your counselor and why instead, she uses her listening and people skills to empower you.
Speaking Boldly about Addiction with Michelle Weidenbenner
May 14, 2021 • 27 MIN
Do you have a loved one with Addiction?
Has it been hard to communicate and help them?
In this episode, we speak with Michelle, a Mom on a mission to help other mothers care for their addicted loved one while also caring for themself.
Killing Busyness with Garland Vance
May 10, 2021 • 29 MIN
Is Busyness Killing you?
This was a question that Garland Vance pondered when his doctor told him that busyness was killing him. At first, Garland didn't take it seriously and wanted to prove his doctor wrong...only to find out the Doc knew what he was talking about. From then, Garland dedicated his doctoral research to discovering the impact of busyness and is no longer apologizing for killing busyness.
Laying an Orphan on a Wooden Bed on Mother's Day with Caroline Boudreaux
May 7, 2021 • 21 MIN
Imagine you are on a global trip of a lifetime with a dear friend.
One of your many stops is in India, mainly to see if the little boy your friend's been supporting for years is actually real.
Imagine you meet that boy and get to see his life and others. Then imagine after spending time with at the orphanage and you rocking a baby to sleep, you go lay them down only to discover picnic style beds.
Would your life change forever? Well for guest Caroline, it did. Listen in to hear why Caroline is not sorry for laying an orphan on a wooden bed on Mother's Day in 2000. Fast forward to this weekend, they will be celebrating 21 years ago of the Miracle Foundation, where they have been empowering orphans and vulnerable children to reach their full potential.
Talking about my Addiction with Dawn Henson
May 3, 2021 • 21 MIN
NEWS ALERT: This is a HOT Episode!
In this episode, one of Emily's students opens up about why she is not sorry for being an addict and talking about her addiction.
This is a real and raw conversation that is great for anyone to hear that has a loved one suffering from addiction.
Believing the best in people with Divan Gradwell
April 30, 2021 • 30 MIN
Do you believe that people are good?
Or is that media and outside world may have you seeing it differently?
For Divan, he is no longer apologizing for seeing the good in people.
Being a Sports Geek with Jennifer Garrett
April 26, 2021 • 25 MIN
Are you a sports geek?
Have you ever felt the need to prove your worth as a sports geek? This should sound silly but it is not, especially, for many women that have a passion for a sport they may have never played.
In this episode, Jennifer Garrett, talks about why she is no longer sorry for talking about being a sports geek and why she is moving the ball on this subject.
Being "too nice" with Harry Spaight
April 23, 2021 • 40 MIN
Is being "too nice" bad?
Can you not make it to leadership by being too nice?
These were things guest, Harry Spaight, dealt with as being the person known for being "too nice" in the cut throat world of sales where screaming and yelling was the culture.
In this episode, we speak about what being too nice means and how it can hurt you if you become a walking mat. But if you execute correctly, it can accelerate you to the next level of success.
Being the Underdog with JJ Birden
April 19, 2021 • 23 MIN
The average NFL career is less than two years.
The average NFL player is 6’2, 245 pounds.
JJ Birden played nine seasons at 5’10, 157 pounds.
Talk about beating the odds.
So what lets this underdog turn into an alpha dog?
In spite of everything stacked against him and everyone who thought otherwise, JJ Birden, the undersized wide receiver with unimpressive college stats, made his way to the NFL.
Join in as he discusses how he overcame FASCO in times of uncertainty
(failures, adversities, setbacks, challenges, obstacles) and why he is not sorry for it.
Celebrating my Successes with Brittany Baldwin
April 16, 2021 • 24 MIN
Do you celebrate your success?
Not just the successes that may win you awards but the small wins as well.
Do you feel like it combats with your humility?
These are just a few questions that you might be wondering, if so, join us as we talk with Brittany about why she is not sorry for celebrating her success. She is no longer hiding who she is.
Calling out the needs with Gabe Encarnacion
April 12, 2021 • 27 MIN
Do you ever see a need but don't call it out?
You may have a great reason as to not rock the boat or think it's not your job, but have you ever wondered about the impact of not calling the need out? Well, Gabe has and he has decided to no longer be sorry for calling out the needs he sees especially as a leader.
Being Emotional with Brandon Laws
April 9, 2021 • 29 MIN
Have you ever been told that you are emotional?
Like not in a good way, kind of emotional?
Like you are being too honest and real for others...
If so this is an episode for you as my guest Brandon Laws talks about why he is not sorry for being emotional and how it has become a super power in his work and leadership.
Always encouraging gratitude with Kevin Monroe
April 5, 2021 • 28 MIN
Gratitude seems to be a common word used a lot these days. However, it is something in a season of darkness that may not feel easy to conjure up.
Sometimes it feels ""fluffy"" or how will this even help me?
How can coming from a grateful heart actually benefit you ESPECIALLY when some people you deal with don't seem to give the gratitude back to you?
Listen in as Emily talks with her good friend, Kevin Monroe, about why he is not sorry for always encouraging gratitude.
Leading with Laughter with Joshua Russell
April 2, 2021 • 25 MIN
Can a person be funny and take leadership seriously?
Joshua thinks so and that is why he is not sorry for leading with laughter. Listen in as he talks about how having people 🤣 one minute and discussing serious issues is actually a great leadership strategy (if it's your gift.)
Not Joining the Boys' Club with Bree Burden
March 29, 2021 • 34 MIN
Do ever feel like you have to join a club just to play the game or get access to opportunity?
How does it make you feel? Well, listen in as Bree talks about how she is not sorry for not joining the boys club especially when working in a male dominate industry. Now don't get us wrong, this ISNT a boys are bad, cancel culture talk.
It is a discussion on how we can be better and allowing access to others outside of what our appearance is.
Being So Good with Kristi Hemmer
March 26, 2021 • 24 MIN
Have you ever had to lessen yourself, so people didn't think you were too good?
Maybe have you been called out as a class pet, overachiever, or the boss' favorite?
Why is it when we are good at something, we sometimes will lessen ourselves to being on others' level instead of walking out in our greatness?
Well, join in a Kristi Hemmer talks about why she is no longer apologizing for being so good (and even writing a book on it)
Being too Much with Tiffany Castagno
March 22, 2021 • 28 MIN
Are you too much?
Do you bring a blinding light sometimes when you walk in the room OR could you be a bull in a China shop?
In this discussion, Tiffany explains why she is not sorry for being too much and how her humanity has allowed her to make a difference and walk in confidence.
We touch on:
How being energetic/ postive doesn't mean you have bad days
Reading a room is important
Social Ques to be able to tap into
How being yourself may offend others but don't let it fence you in
Practicing Strategic Vulnerability with Erika Burnett
March 19, 2021 • 35 MIN
You may have heard about being strategic and about using vulnerability but have you heard about strategic vulnerability. If you are a leader, you will need to listen to this episode. If you want to stretch yourself, you will need to listen to this.
Join in on this amazing conversation with Erika Burnett as she talks about why she is not sorry for practicing strategic vulnerability.
Wearing Skinny Jeans and Sporting a Side Part with Danette Scudder
March 15, 2021 • 27 MIN
Have you heard the latest news of TicTok?
Skinny Jeans and Side Parts are out. So what are we to do? How are we to move forward as a society? All jokes aside, it is important to understand what to do with the latest trends and Danette Scudder is here to talk about why she is not sorry for going against society norms on this one.
Leading with My Heart with Karen Markle
March 8, 2021 • 30 MIN
Do you feel like you are facing challenges that seem to have no end in sight?
We all probably have and may even be experiencing it now and today's guest speaks about how leading from the heart doesn't mean there won't be suck, but there is more likely to be hope and love.
That hope can be healing.
That hope can help you do hard things.
The hope is needed in the workplace.
As a single mother to 5 amazing children and an Air Force Vet that has done a total 180-degree turn in her career, Karen will speak with us about why leading with the heart matters.
My value lead choices with Danielle Huston
March 5, 2021 • 27 MIN
How do you decide what you are going to do?
Do you think about the choices or just agree with others to avoid confrontation?
In this episode, we speak with Danielle Huston, about why she is not sorry for making some hard choices in life that were value driven and again others "best" advice.
Being unstoppable with Dr. Theresa Larson
March 1, 2021 • 27 MIN
When life throws things at you, does it make you stop in your tracks and quit?
or do you find ways to persevere and move past these momentary blows?
In this session, Dr. Theresa comes with all her HOTness and talks about why she is not sorry for being unstoppable.
We discuss past stories that could make many people stop in their tracks but for Dr. T, she pressed into the suck and redirected her course.
Focusing on helping vs selling with Jeff Gargas
February 26, 2021 • 29 MIN
Who loves to be awkwardly sold to?
No one! Yet many sales are based around oddly approaching people not getting to know them.
Well, you have to make money right so how do you do this?
Listen in as we discuss this with Jeff Vargas of Teach Better. We talk about adding humanity to the equation and how it is a patient and long process but just like for them, it can give you the best year yet (even in the middle of a pandemic.)
Loving my Career with Rucker Taylor
February 22, 2021 • 32 MIN
Do you love your career?
Do you love it so much that you may sacrifice some personal time for it?
But isn't this bad?
Aren't we suppose to have some scale of work/ life balance?
Join us as we talk to Davidson Head Baseball Coach, Rucker Taylor as he talks about why he is not sorry for loving his career.
Believing my destructive thoughts with Kelly Summersett
February 19, 2021 • 27 MIN
Do you have destructive thoughts?
What do you do with them?
In this session, Kelly speaks to us about how examining your destructive thoughts just might help you turn your mess into a message.
Pressing send on the email that ended my employment with David McGlennen
February 15, 2021 • 32 MIN
Your mind is racing.
Your palms are sweaty.
You are about to do it.....press send to an email that will end your security and stability in being employed.
Have you ever been there? Guest David has. In this session, he talks about why he is not sorry for pressing send and what has come from it. You don't want to miss this episode for sure to learn how to step out of your comfort zone and into your fullest potential.
Owning my path to success with Melba Amissi
February 12, 2021 • 27 MIN
"Who owns your path in life?
Many people will say themselves; however, their actions instead reflect that they are being owned by things like culture, company, family, friends, past experience, etc.
Owning your path can lead to major success in life and our guest Melba has the actions to show that owning your path is possible.
Join us for this interesting and inspiring conversation.
Being a rebel with Dale Dupree
February 8, 2021 • 27 MIN
Have you ever started a rebellion against the status quo?
or rebelled against boring outdated ways of thinking?
Well, today's guest has. Dale Dupree is an exemplary model of what it means to be unapologetically bold about being yourself.
He embodies practicing what you preach and isn’t afraid to own his mistakes. With enough love to pass around, Dale takes having a passion for life seriously. Cultivated by courage and fueled by sincerity, Dale was raised to be extraordinary. He has picked up the torch, left to him by his father, and uses it to light the way for himself as well as others.
For him, The Sales Rebellion is the fruition of a decade of waking up every morning determined to know true success.
Unlearning my good girl ways with Laura Gmeinder
February 5, 2021 • 28 MIN
Have you been known as a goodie two shoes?
You know someone that is always pleasing others, going above and beyond, and walking the strait and narrow... These things aren't wrong but when they start becoming a deterrent to your livelihood then it opens up to another ball game.
And this is exactly why Laura is not sorry for unlearning her good girl ways.
Boldy offering criticism to the charity and social-profit sector with Maryann Kerr
February 1, 2021 • 30 MIN
Non Profits have started a trend of being named Social Profit as the theory is to spread the resources to the social sector they care for.....but what if they aren't caring for it correctly?
This may seem like a weird subject to explore but join our guest Maryann Kerr as she speaks about why she is not sorry for calling some people out for the toxic behaviors that have hurt the reputation of the people doing the good.
Saying things that counter your beliefs with Gabriel Leal
January 29, 2021 • 35 MIN
Have you ever held something back because you did not want to offend someone?
You know you wanted to have a conversation....like a real conversation.. a HOT conversation just to seek to understand but instead it turns south because you asked a question that hit a nerve?
Well if this is something you have struggled with then join Emily and Gabriel as they discuss why Gabriel is not sorry for saying things that counter your beliefs....in a loving way.
This isn't about bashing one another but being who we are while seeking to understand more.
Promoting self-management in work with Perry Timms
January 25, 2021 • 35 MIN
In your current work or even at home, how are you leading?
Do you lead from the lenses of letting the learner taking the lead role OR do you come from the manager that sometimes can tell people what to do?
I think we all struggle with this balance but in this episode, Perry Timms, speaks about why he is actively promoting self-management in work.
Living through a pandemic with Sara Martin
January 22, 2021 • 26 MIN
This pandemic has changed the world of work and Sara Martin is not sorry for it.
Now don't get us wrong, we are sad for the lives it has taken and the sadness it has brought into the world.
But in this session, we are specifically talking about how it has reshaped the need for well being and care from companies.
Listen in and let us know what good you have seen from this season?
Saying "No" so I can say "Heck Yes" with Sabrina Runbeck
January 18, 2021 • 29 MIN
Do you find yourself saying yes to things and then walking away thinking, "why did I do that?"
Saying yes to the wrong things can steal not only your time but also your talents and treasure so this is why we are excited to have our guest with us today, Sabrina Runbeck, PA.
As a cardiothoracic surgery PA, she has to be sure to know how to make a tough decision, and saying no to many things is a part of it so she can show up and perform at her top level.
Promoting choice with the players with Andy Bass
January 15, 2021 • 30 MIN
Do you coach people?
This could be in business, life, sports.
But as a coach, do you find yourself telling people what to do or giving them choice in exercises or do you delegate the responsibility to others while taking on an advisory role.
This is easier said than done, but join in on the conversation as Andy Bass, mental skills coach for the Pittsburg Pirates talks about why he is not sorry for being an advocate for player choice especially in the learning process.
Kicking a$$ between the ears with Andy Riise
January 11, 2021 • 31 MIN
Have you ever had a good workout that just left you sore the next day?
Not the kind where you can't move for 5 days after, but just the right kind that released the cheerleader of the brain, dopamine, that is cheering you on for round 2?
So have you ever had that kind of workout for your brain? Just like your physical fitness needs to be trained so does your mental fitness and on today's episode we are talking with Andy Riise, mental fitness expert, that is not sorry for kicking a$$ between the ears.
Trust us, this is an episode you do not want to miss.
About the guest: Retiring US Army Lieutenant Colonel Ingebrigt A.L. “Andy” Riise is a Veteran, Mental Performance Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Author who is passionate about helping individuals, leaders, and teams get better at what they do.
Originally from Oakdale, CA, Andy is an Eagle Scout, West Point graduate, and former Army Football player. Over his decorate 20-year career, Andy has led Soldiers in a variety of austere missions highlighted by three combat deployments, strategic missions on four continents, and five years in two elite Special Forces units.
His research and coaching expertise is in the evidence-based best practices of Sport and Performance Psychology and various applied Behavioral Science Disciplines with an emphasis on mental toughness and stress inoculation.
As a consultant, his clients include professional sports teams, corporate leaders, first responders, and practitioners in the health industry. In athletics, he’s worked with the Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Colorado Rockies. He is currently a Mental Skills Coach for the Cincinnati Reds. He has also worked with NFL football teams to include the NY Jets, Las Vegas Raiders, and Minnesota Vikings. As an author, he has published several articles, research papers, and co-authored the best-selling book Deliberate Discomfort: How US Special Operations Forces Overcome Fear and Dare to Win by Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable.
Andy contributes to several that assist veterans during the transition to the private sector. He volunteers with youth athletics, the Boy Scouts of America, his church, and serving his local community in the greater Montgomery, TX area. He and his wife, the former Katie Ori, of Orange, TX, have been married for over 17 years and are raising four active children.
Eliminating the word 'should' with Sarah Elkins
January 8, 2021 • 38 MIN
How many things SHOULD you have done by now?
Get married, have 2.5 kids, have a white picket fence?
Who decided these standards and what we should do anyways?
Join us in this episode as we talk with Sarah Elkins about why she eliminated the word 'should' and how doing so brought value to her life.
Being a Mindful Man with Jon Macaskill
January 4, 2021 • 42 MIN
What are your thoughts on mediation and mindfulness?
Being in the wellness and safety industry, we have heard everything from it is amazing to it is for hippies. Even having a group claim it is trying to turn them to a certain religion.... so why can something have so many definitions attached to it, yet have mountains of research showing its effectiveness with dealing with stress?
Welcome, Jon Macaskill who's debunking many of the myths and speaks about how these practices helped him with being a Navy Seal as well as the people he services at Veteran's PATH.
Talking about my ghost with Sean Ambriz
December 28, 2020 • 36 MIN
Ask around your local VFW about what a military police soldier does for a living.
The answers will make you laugh, cringe, and sometimes simply lean back at the nonsensical tales evoked from our comrades in arms. Needless to say, some hidden stories can pop up like ghosts from the past. Join us as we speak with Army solider and author Sean about why he is not sorry for talking about his ghost.
Leading with love with Samantha Thomas
December 21, 2020 • 34 MIN
Do you think love has a place at work?
Interesting concept for sure that at first may have you pondering more, if so, this is a session for you.
Join us as we speak with Samantha about why she is not sorry for leading with love and challenging organizations to bring it to work with them.
To learn more, go to https://www.justchooselove.com
Playing with Legos with Benjamin Warsinske
December 18, 2020 • 26 MIN
Who loves Legos?
How about wanting to build a career of playing with Legos?
Say what? Is this possible?
In this session, we speak with Benjamin about why he is not sorry for playing with Legos as an adult and how it has taken him across the world and introduced him to some amazing people as he encourages people to add play to their strategy game.
Filling my own cup with Scott Aaron
December 14, 2020 • 33 MIN
How do you re-energize yourself? What do you do to fill your cup up when it is empty?
In this session, we speak with Scott Aaron as he talks about why he is not sorry for investing in himself and things he has learned along the way in his 23-years background in business.
He believes being resilient and understanding how to overcome obstacles has allowed him to flow through the trials of life like water so he is now able to assist and help others to do the same.
Creating chaos along the way with Chance Stewart
December 11, 2020 • 28 MIN
Do you like to walk the strait and narrow OR you rather a chaotic style person?
In this episode, we speak with Chance Stewart on why he is not sorry for creating chaos along the way....with love of course. He has focused his life on building relationships and creating community but in his journey, he has learned "leadership" is more than words, it is the philosophy that requires a little disruption.
My limitations with Shawn Harper
December 7, 2020 • 32 MIN
Do you have limitations?
Sure, we all do. But what are you doing about them? In this session, we talk with Former NFL player Shawn Harper. Shawn has had countless limitations but one thing that sets him apart from many is he manifested his dream into a reality.
Listen in as Shawn talks about why he is not sorry for his limitations.
Making my career a part of my life and not my life with Misty Moreno
December 4, 2020 • 29 MIN
You spend more hours at work than almost anywhere in life so how do you make work a part of your life but NOT your life (and still be successful)?
In this session, join us as we talk with Misty about her military transition journey and steps she learned along the way to create boundaries while still supporting her family.
Doing unexpected things with Melissa Narvaez
November 30, 2020 • 26 MIN
Today's guest started her career onboard huge ships that were sometimes anchored miles away from the shore and negotiating prices with captains on a tight budget. Did I mention she climbed up 25 feet on the side of the ship using a pilot ladder? But today she runs a regional marketing for one of the top tech companies in the world.
Unexpected right? Join us as we talk with Melissa Narvaez on how she is not sorry for doing the unexpected things in her life.
Finding joy in a prison cell with Wendy Weiner
November 25, 2020 • 19 MIN
Have you ever been accused of something you didn't do?
How about if that accusation landed you with a 10-year prison sentence? How would you act?
Join us for this must-watch episode as Wendy talks about why she is not sorry for her experience in a maximum-security women's facility and the lessons she learned from it all.
Being an introvert with Bonnie Bonner
November 18, 2020 • 26 MIN
Are you an introvert?
Do you feel that you are misunderstood at times and have to dodge the stereotypes that come with it?
Are you tired of hearing people say this is the best time of your life with quarantine?
Or are you an extrovert that just wants to learn more about the mind of an amazing introvert?
If so join us as Bonnie Bonner of Workzbe speaks on why she is not sorry for being an introvert.
Being a convicted felon with Mick Carbo
November 11, 2020 • 25 MIN
Yep, the title is correct. Mick Carbo is not sorry for being a convicted felon.
Wait, Mick is a felon? Yes, the blue-collar, down to earth business coach has a rap sheet.
Being a felon isn't typically something you put on broadcast as the negative associations that come with it but in this episode, Mick is joining Emily Elrod to discuss why he is not sorry for being a convicted felon and the lessons learned from it.
Connecting with people daily with The Fry's
November 4, 2020 • 31 MIN
Are you connecting with people in 2020?
How about connecting daily?
How about connecting daily with no agenda other than to see how amazing humanity is?
-Wait....What? That's so cool!
Yes, this was our exact thinking when we first heard of Stephen Fry and Donna Fry about their 366-day journey to meet someone new every day. They have a love for humanity and have been using technology to connect with people around the world.
Listen in on this conversation about why they are not sorry for connecting with people daily and some of the insights they have learned.
Being Soft with Rishita Jones
October 28, 2020 • 22 MIN
Are you soft?
You know the soft as with soft skills that actually includes things like assertiveness, mindfulness, and how to have a tough conversation.
The soft skill that seems is too...well that...soft to be at work. The skills some people could be described as a pushover.
Well if you are intrigued to learn more, listen in as Rishita talks about how being soft is a superpower needed in the world now more than ever.
Doing things my way with John Hawley
October 21, 2020 • 25 MIN
Have you ever been given advice but thought that won't work for me?
In this session, John talks about why he is not sorry for doing things his own way. He learned from experience that business advice can be great but if it goes against your personality or beliefs, you don't have to take it. Instead, he encourages people to embraces who they are and the outcomes will speak for themselves.
Being fired with Pete Havel
October 14, 2020 • 34 MIN
Have you ever been fired?
Oh, the gut-wrenching feeling. It's scary and leads to a lot of unknowns. But in this conversation, Pete talks about how he has turned this bad experience and turn it into an opportunity!
About the guest:
Pete Havel, a leading speaker, trainer, and consultant on workplace culture and office politics, is author of the best-selling book recently ranked as Amazon’s #1 ‘Hot New Release’ The Arsonist in the Office: Fireproofing Your Life Against Toxic Coworkers, Bosses, Employees, and Cultures
He helps organizations take on people's problems and bad behavior in the workplace–the challenge that puts them in headlines and courtrooms!
For more information, visit www.petehavel.com
Playing bigger everyday with Brenden Kumarasamy
October 7, 2020 • 27 MIN
Do you play bigger or stay in your comfort zone?
In this episode of Unapologetically Bold, Brenden talks about why he is not sorry for playing bigger and challenging people in the art of communication and public speaking.
He packs a punch of wisdom and inspiration on inviting you to play bigger.
About the Guest:
If there's one word that describes Brenden, it would be impacted.
He is passionate about helping others achieve rocket level success, whether it's helping others overcome their fear of public speaking, helping startups with their pitch decks to raise capital, or helping clients transition to better technology HR solutions to help them do business better with IBM.
Making it awkward with Dave Newell
September 30, 2020 • 31 MIN
Do you hate awkward situations? Oh, the discomfort they can cause BUT tune in as Dave speaks about what he is no longer sorry for...and that is making it awkward.
Listen as Dave talks about how not dealing with our issues can fuel the problem and gives them power. He is committed to observing, naming, and addressing issues. It can get awkward, for sure, and this generally leads to tension. But... the tension is where growth happens and change takes place. Without awkward moments, we are free to live in our comfortable lives.
#NotSorry #UnapologeticallyBOLD #LiveWISE #BeWISE
Leaning In with Greg Lawrence
August 26, 2020 • 31 MIN
Emily speaks with Greg about why he is not sorry for leaning into the his people, discomfort, and more.
Caring for you with Rebecca Strobl
August 5, 2020 • 28 MIN
Have you ever been accused of caring too much? Have you ever gotten flack for being a people person? If this resonates with you, this is a must listen to session with Rebecca Strobl as she speaks about why she is NOT sorry for caring for you (and that...
Raising conflict with Sven Lauch
July 29, 2020 • 35 MIN
Do you remember the Berlin walls getting torn down? Have you ever wondered what it was like for the Germans during that time and their new way of living?In this session with Sven Lauch, he tells his story of being a teenager that lived in Germany when...
Taking care of my self first with Carley Marcelle
July 22, 2020 • 32 MIN
Ever feel guilty for putting yourself first? You know, going after your passions, feeling your 'own cup up', or taking time for self-care only to be fussed at because it may be seen as a time waster to others? If you have felt 'that' feeling, we invite...
Spending time with everyone with Aaron Davidson
July 15, 2020 • 26 MIN
Have you ever had to apologize for spending time with people? You know, think back to a time where you were building more relationships than focusing on products or projects. Did some people make you feel you were wasting your time and you needed to...
Choosing Encouragement over Expertise with Brian Sexton
July 8, 2020 • 27 MIN
What would you rather have expertise or encouragement?Tough question for sure but in this interview with Brian Sexton, he gives his case on why encouragement is important especially if you want to connect with people. About the guest: At the core,...
Being Vulnerably Me with Garry Turner
July 1, 2020 • 29 MIN
Wow...just wow on this must-listen episode as Garry Turner discusses why he is not apologizing for finding out that life is more than wealth and success. During a 'mid-life awakening' as he calls it, Garry discovered the importance of setting down the...
Recognizing Everyone with Justin Deflumeri
June 24, 2020 • 20 MIN
Ever went out of your way to recognize someone and then get a bunch of flack for it? Well, our guest on this episode of Unapologetically Bold has. Justin Deflumeri discusses why he is not apologizing for taking the time to recognize people that are...
Targeting the Impossible with Luis Farias
June 17, 2020 • 26 MIN
Have you ever had a goal that seemed impossible? You know, you start to mention it to others and they think you may be going mad? Well in this episode, our guest Luis Farias doesn't just set an impossible goal but he wants you to target it....and he not...
Relinquishing Control with Emily Szajda
June 10, 2020 • 23 MIN
In this episode of Unapologetically Bold, we have guest and author Emily Szajda with us as we discuss why she is not apologizing for relinquishing control that allowed her to travel and experience the wonder of life and discover herself. We discuss:the...