The Reset Podcast

The Reset Podcast

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The Reset Podcast is the brainchild of Laura Mignott, CEO of the experience communications agency, DFlash. Each show, Laura brings on an interesting. game-changing, unique person from the worlds of business, marketing, advertising, media, tech, and more. Expect lots of laughs, frank talk & provocative solutions. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-reset-podcast/support


Episode 116: How to be good advocates & allies in this moment & beyond, Megan Cunningham CEO, Magnet Media
Aug 6 • 34 min
Today’s episode, I have a great chat with Megan Cunningham CEO, Magnet Media. We talk about how she got her start as one of the first production agencies to harness video before Youtube was cool. We discuss how Covid has effected our businesses and our…
Episode 115: Not turning back now, we are making the change NOW, with Leslie Short CEO, The Cavu Group
Jul 30 • 48 min
Today’s episode I have an awesome conversation with the incredible, Leslie Short, CEO of the Cavu Group. She’s an amazing entrepreneur, who was an incredible background as a ballet dancer, producer, head of marketing, Pastor and more. We talk about the…
Episode 114: Communities for women to powerfully connect with Kristy Wallace CEO, Ellevate Network
Jul 22 • 34 min
Today’s episode, I have a great conversation with Kristy Wallace, who’s CEO of the Ellevate Network. We talk about what prompted her to join the organization and how she helped it pivot and adapt grow to be a huge organization and booming community.…
Episode 113: Managing remote teams and building diverse from day one with Kanchan Kumar, Co-Founder/CEO, Remitr
Jul 20 • 35 min
Today’s episode I have a great chat with Kanchan Kumar, Co-Founder/CEO of Remitr. We talk about his innovative company and how they have been managing remote teams since their inception. When Covid hit, they knew how to adapt, but their culture was built…
Take the leap & build a community, with Cate Luzio Founder/CEO, Luminary
Jul 16 • 36 min
Today’s episode, we have a great chat with Cate Luzio, founder of Luminary, an awesome collaborative hub here in NYC and digitally around the world. We talk about how Cate went from a successful career in banking to launching Luminary the space and…
Episode 111: Leading with the Culture in mind, Mita Mallick, Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Marketing, Unilever
Jul 15 • 40 min
Today’s episode we have a great chat with Mita Mallick, who’s Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Marketing at Unilever. Mita talks about how she got her start and how to lead with culture in mind. We have a deep conversation on what it means…
Episode 110: Getting your finances together as a small business with Galit Tsadik
Jul 2 • 33 min
Today’s episode, I chat with Galit Tsadik, The FINancial Sharktress. We talk about the importance of getting your finances in order as a small business and how it’s critical to your business success. We also talk about PPP loans, navigating during Covid,…
Episode 109: Navigating the world of fundraising & philanthropy with Yolanda F. Johnson
Jun 30 • 27 min
Today’s episode , we talk with Yolanda F. Johnson and Founder, YFJ Consulting & WOC. We have a great conversation about fundraising, non-profits, philanthropy and navigating that world as a black woman. We about why she felt the need to create WOC - Women…
Episode 108: Building, Pivoting & Black Hair, during the Pandemic with Regina Gwynn
Jun 25 • 29 min
Today’s episode I chat with Regina Gwynn, who’s the Co-Founder, TresseNoire Beauty & Black Women Talk Tech. We talk about how she went from corporate to entrepreneurship and never looked back. We Talk about why her company Tressnoire pivoted and how they…
Episode 107: I can just make this happen with Melissa Mitchner
Jun 17 • 34 min
Today’s episode, I have a great chat with #She4ALL pitch competition winner, Melissa Mitchner, Founder, The Bark Shoppe. Melissa is an incredible founder, built her savings, got inspired by a TV show, had and then just made it happen. Now 8 years later,…
Episode 106: Black Trauma & the power of listening with Dr. Portia Hunt
Jun 4 • 33 min
Today’s episode, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Dr. Portia Hunt, Emeritus Professor at Temple University. We talk about Black Trauma, the power of listening, #BlackLivesMatter, healing, the protests and what we can all do to move forward.…
Episode 105: Take the chance, look how far you’ll go with Tina Eskridge
May 28 • 34 min
Today’s episode, we have a great conversation with Tina Eskridge, Sr. Marketing Director , from Microsoft. We talk about her starting out her experience working in the supply chain side for a number of companies, then switching over product marketing and…
Episode 104: Volunteer, it helps others & you with Edward Casabian
May 22 • 36 min
Today’s episode, I have a great chat w/ Ed Casabian, who’s created this amazing social impact project, Year Volunteer. We chat about his early days at Uber as one of the first employees at the NY office and helping it scale. We chat about the importance…
Episode 103: Building a brand because you needed the products, with Chris-Tia Donaldson
May 21 • 31 min
Today’s episode I talk with Chris-Tia Donaldson, who’s CEO of Thank God It’s Natural. We talk about how she went from working at Oracle as a senior counsel to building a hugely successful brand, who’s products are sold at Target, Whole Foods, Sally’s…
Episode 102: Paving your own path to what you want to do, with Kay Hsu, Global Director, Instagram, Creative Shop
May 20 • 29 min
Today’s episode, we have a great chat with Kay Hsu, Global Director, Instagram, Creative Shop. We talk about creativity, starting her career in politics and then moving to the US on the agency side. We discuss about the importance of taking the leap,…
Episode 101: Putting out your ideas & making it work, with Rebecca Minkoff
May 13 • 28 min
Today’s episode, we have an awesome chat, with the incredible Rebecca Minkoff, founder of the awesome brand that bears her name and the Female Founder Collective. we talk about her road to building a fashion brand, how she’s managing in this climate and…
Episode 100: You have to listen to culture, for real with Angela Brown
May 7 • 70 min
We have made it to 100 episodes!! I’m excited to have a fantastic conversation with Angela Brown from GSD&M, where she is an amazing Sr. Social Strategist. She worked on some amazing campaigns, most notably Popeyes the “ya’ll good” tweet that launched…
Episode 99: Today’s a good day to launch an online course with Nancy Spears
May 4 • 29 min
Today is Launch day of my online course, One Degree of Connection in collaboration with GenConnectU! We have a very special episode with Nancy Spears, who’s the amazing CEO of GenConnectU. We talk her incredible career and what prompted her to create an…
Episode 98 - Episode 98: Amazing agencies are built with heart & smarts, with Leeann Leahy
Apr 30 • 40 min
Today’s episode is with Leeann Leahy, who’s CEO of the VIA Agency. She has had a remarkable career in advertising and she talks about how she made her own way, knew the right time to jump to a new challenge and what it’s like to run a top tier agency from…
Episode 97: Leadership without BullSh*t, with Chris Hirst
Apr 30 • 45 min
Today’s episode, I have a great conversation, with Chris Hirst, Global CEO, of Havas Creative. He has an awesome story how he built his career, and why he wrote the book, No BullSh*t Leadership. We talk about how being an empathic leader, especially…
Episode 96 - Unlocking your purpose & soul, with Felicia Hinds-Clark
Apr 28 • 37 min
In our last episode as part of our #glowpodcastnetwork @glowvoices series, we have a fascinating conversation with Felicia Hinds-Clark, founder of Sakred Soul. We talk unlocking your purpose, how to understand your deeper consciousness and where to begin…
Episode 95: Figuring out the right insurance for your small business, Amber Wuollet
Apr 23 • 22 min
Next episode in the #glowpodcastnetwork series we chat with Amber Wuollet, who’s the Director of Marketing at innovative insurance company, Bold Penguin. We talk about what types of insurance that you need as a small business owner, why it’s so important…
Episode 94: Wellness for women over 40 using, Eastern & Western medicine, with Michelle Aspinwall
Apr 22 • 23 min
Today’s episode, which is part of the #glowpodcastnetwork series with Michelle Aspinwall, who’s a coach & entrepreneur. We talk about wellness, finding yourself after 40, peri-menopause, and building new products to help women navigate this part of life.…
Episode 93: Making your mark by being fearless Jennifer Willey, CEO, Wet Cement
Apr 15 • 49 min
Today’s episode we talk with Jennifer Willey, who’s the CEO of Wet Cement. She teaches organizational leaders to be fearless. We talk about how she transitioned from being a CBO to creating incredible consultancy, where large brands and organizations to…
Episode 92 - Finding the path to get out of debt with Bernadette Joy
Apr 13 • 34 min
Today’s episode, which is part of the #glowpodcastnetwork series, we talk with Bernadette Joy, who’s a debt free expert. She gives great and practical advice about how to dig out of student loan debt. She talks about her own struggle to become debt free…
Episode 91: Go & Travel, experience the world with Janel Muhammad
Apr 8 • 29 min
This episode is part of the #glowpodcastnetwork series. We have a wonderful chat with Janel Muhammad, who’s the CEO of Destination Own, a luxury travel service and real estate company. It’s not so much about travelling but making an investment in the…
Episode 90: Misfits, we are succeeding everywhere , Hunter Hindman
Apr 3 • 34 min
This episode we talk with Hunter Hindman, who’s the Chief Creative Officer at the SF-based ad agency, ARGONAUT. We talk about Hunter, a self described Misfit, who has built an awesome agency that brand come to when they don’t want to play it safe, but…
Episode 89: Listening to your inner voice with Heather Carlucci
Mar 31 • 35 min
Today’s episode is next is in our #glowpodcastnetwork series, and we have a fascinating conversation with Heather Carlucci, who’s a Psychic Medium & Medical Intuitive. We talk about how she went from being an award winning pastry chef and working in the…
Episode 88: Creating Masks for Doctors during #Coronavirus with Nancy Rhodes
Mar 24 • 27 min
This very special episode features, Nancy Rhodes, who’s a shoe designer & CEO of Alternew. We talk about her journey to becoming a shoe designer and her new company, Alternew - where she matches seamstresses/tailors with the people who need them. As a…
Episode 87 - Healing, by writing your own story, with Dr. Rosenna Bakari #glowpodcastnetwork
Mar 20 • 30 min
This episode is part of my series with the #Glowpodcastnetwork, where I’m interviewing 7 fantastic women. First up, is Dr. Rosenna Bakari who is an amazing Author, Poet & Scholar. We talk about her incredible story, how she was one of the first people to…
Episode 86: The Future of Retail is complicated, Clair Carter-Ginn
Mar 6 • 38 min
On this episode, we chat with Clair Carter-Ginn, Partner at the Forecast Agency. She has an awesome story about how she got We talk about retail, the operations around fashion and where it’s going. We also talk about how brands have to be smarter about…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 85: Black Women are AMAZING, with Queen & J
Feb 29 • 60 min
In our final #29daysofmagic series, we have the incredible Queen & J, creators & hosts of the fantastic, Tea with Queen and J, Podcast. We have an awesome conversation around how and why they started the podcast, what it means to be womanist race nerds,…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 84: Guiding healthcare startups globally, Rashida Bobb
Feb 28 • 45 min
Today’s #29DaysofMagic guest is #29DaysofMagic is Rashida Bobb, Principal at Bricks Health. We talk about her awesome journey from deciding at the last minute not to go to medical school, to building a health care career on the operations side. We also…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 83: Sit at the table & speak up, Amani Duncan SVP/Head of Music, MTV
Feb 27 • 44 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Amani Duncan, SVP/Head of Music at MTV. She is the definition of a rainmakier, from interning at Def Jam being persistent enough to get a full-time marketing director. Then becoming the 1st black woman to run all of Music…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 82: Listening, is at the heart of your career, Courtney Oliver
Feb 26 • 41 min
Today’s #29DaysofMagic guest is Courtney Oliver, Sr Director of HR at ViacomCBS. We talk about how she started out with her resume in a bin at a job fair and a year later, getting a call that would change the course of her life. She talks about the…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 81: Building your Intrapreneurial career, Zoe Bogan
Feb 25 • 31 min
Today’s #29daysofmaigc guest is Zoe Bogan, from KPMG, where she does Corporate Development. We talk about what it means to build a career inside of a large association and asking for what you want to get to the next level. We talk the importance of not…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 80: Putting your whole self into your work, Sheereen Miller-Russell
Feb 24 • 38 min
Today’s #29DaysofMagic guest is Sheereen Miller-Russell, GVP, Ad Sales & Partnerships, at OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network. She talks about her incredible journey starting out as a teenage working in customer service at her local newspaper to Time Inc, MTV…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 79: Never stop building & creating, Esosa Ighodaro
Feb 23 • 30 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Esosa Ighodaro, the Co-founder of Nextstar & Black Women Talk Tech. We talk about her planning her life till she was 70, only for that to change when she entered the startup world. We also talk about why BWTT was founded…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 78: Creating a life by design, not by default, Marcia Cole
Feb 22 • 43 min
Today’s #29DaysofMagic guest is Marcia Cole CEO, Ivy Digital & Life Coach. We talk about how she fell into becoming a magazine editor, creating some of the most iconic album covers for music acts for from the the 90s & early 00s.Then pivoting while under…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 77: Being Brave & Going for it, Jasmine Spraglin Sr. Strategist, David & Goliath
Feb 21 • 25 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Jasmine Spraglin Sr. Strategist at the agency, David & Goliath. Jasmine is a force of nature that led the strategy for the incredible Kia Motors, Super Bowl ad, with NFL star, Josh Jacobs], for her first Super Bowl…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 76: Beauty, Faith & Purpose, Camara Aunique, Professional Makeup Artist & Entrepreneur
Feb 20 • 32 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic is the incredible Camara Aunique, Professional Makeup Artist & Entrepreneur. We talk about how she went from working at MAC makeup counter to being the makeup artist for celebs like Ava DuVernay, Angela Bassett & more. We have a…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 75: Dance fuels & heals your soul, Big Tara, Art-tivist
Feb 19 • 38 min
On today’s episode is on Feb.19th, it’s my birthday and also my awesome birthday twin #29daysofmagic guest, Big Tara. She’s an awesome art-tivist, who is an B-girl & dance teacher who’s taught around the world. She talks about how she introduced pole…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 74: Making the arts accessible for all, Dupe Ajayi
Feb 18 • 50 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Dupe Ajayi, who’s an incredible intersectional marketing strategist at The Shed, here in NYC, an incredible venue that brings together established and emerging artists in fields ranging from hip hop to classical music,…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 73: The art of costume design, with Charlese Antoinette
Feb 17 • 42 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Charlese Antoinette, an amazing costume designer. She has built a phenomenal career, starting out assisting well known designers and now, being an in-demand costume designer, for multiple hit shows on Netflix and just…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 72: Creating Pathways for Entrepreneurs Amanda Spann, Entrepreneur & Author
Feb 16 • 27 min
Today’s #29daysofmagic guest is Amanda Spann, who’s an incredible entrepreneur, author and badass, We talk about how she became an entrepreneur, coach, podcaster, brand builder & more. We also talk about her new accelerator, where she’s helping…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 71: Choosing to Build your business, with Elizabeth Whittaker-Walker
Feb 15 • 21 min
In this #29daysofmagic episode, we talk with Elizabeth Whittaker-Walker, Principal, Raymond Whittaker Design. We talk about how after having 15 meetings in one day, she decided it’s time to go out on her own. She has been a long time, strategist,…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 70: The craft of curating, with Malika Pryor
Feb 14 • 43 min
This #29daysofmagic guest, is Malika Pryor, Sr Director of Education & Programs at Detroit Historical Society. She has an awesome story, she went from a being lawyer to becoming a running communications for a curator in the Bahamas, building educational…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 69: Finding & sharing our stories Starr Rhett Rocque
Feb 13 • 39 min
Next #29daysofmagic guest is Starr Rhett Rocque, Freelance Journalist, Author & Content Creator. We have a great conversation on what it takes to be a successful freelance journalist in this day and age. We talk about how she got her start, writing her…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 68: Putting yourself first & securing your seat, Minda Harts
Feb 12 • 36 min
This #29DaysofMagic episode, has the incredible, Minda Harts, CEO & Author of the Memo LLC. We talk about Minda’s game changing, best selling book, The Memo, which gives you an honest, inside look as some of the difficult experiences that are unique to…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 67: Guiding the way for agency talent, with Tasha Gilroy
Feb 11 • 28 min
This episode of #29daysofmagic is with Tasha Gilroy, Tasha Gilroy, Global Director, DEI Talent & Partnerships, VMLY&R. We talk hiring and nurturing talent at ad agencies, and being a source for guidance and leadership to younger employees. She also talks…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 66: The beauty of storytelling thru film with Dominique Spooner, Director, Producer & Writer
Feb 10 • 28 min
Today’s #29DaysofMagic guest is Dominique Spooner, a dynamic Director, Producer & Writer. She’s already got a show she produced running on #PBS, has filmed from NYC to South Africa and writes every day. She’s an awesome triple threat, who’s not even 30…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 65: It’s Your Wellness that matters, with Yoli Ouiya, Wellness & Sustainability Expert
Feb 9 • 40 min
Today’s #29Daysofmagic episode is with Yoli Ouiya (#QueenofGreen) an incredible Wellness & Sustainability Expert. We talk, plant-based eating & living, Impossible burger vs. Beyond burger, Yoli’s days as a vegan chef, also methods for us eat healthier…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 64: The soul of songwriting, with Amma Watt, Songwriter & vocalist
Feb 8 • 32 min
This #29daysofmagic episode, we have a great conversation, with songwriter & vocalist, Amma Watt. She has an incredible story starting out singing from a young age and becoming a successful songwriter & vocalist. We talk the business of the music industry…
#29DaysofMagic - Episode 63: Knowing when to talk away, with Adia Betts
Feb 7 • 44 min
Next #29DaysofMagic, episode is a great conversation with Adia Betts, Sr. Copywriter at VMLY&R. We talk about dealing with microagressions, & racism at ad agencies and when to stand up for yourself and walk away. It’s an honest perspective about the ad…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 62: Being loud is your strength, Essence Revealed, Author, Teacher & Burlesque Performer
Feb 6 • 34 min
We talk with Essence Revealed, who’s incredible story starts out with 2 degrees from NYU, then to being a teacher & real estate agent, during the week and stripping at the same club in the movie Hustlers and more for 10 years. She then tells of the art of…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 61: The heart & art of hosting, with Jodine Dorce
Feb 5 • 28 min
On this episode of #29DaysofMagic series, we talk with host and event production, extraordinarie, Jodine Dorce. We have a great conversation about how she built a career as the go-to host & curator of events, all across the world, as well as being an…
#29DaysofMagic -Episode 60: Telling the stories of the Black Atlantic with Akisa Omulepu
Feb 4 • 38 min
In this episode for #29daysofmagic, we talk with Akisa Omulepu, director and documentarian. We talk about how this native New Yorker, went from math teacher to producer of TV segments in the middle of terrorist attacks in Kenya for CNBC. Akisa, talks…
#29DaysofMagic Episode 59: Breaking down the women’s health with Dr. Wendy McDonald
Feb 3 • 40 min
We talk with the incredible OB/GYN, Dr.Wendy McDonald, aka Dr.Everywoman. We breakdown a bunch of health myths, black maternal maternity, why you still need to get tested for STIs and more. We also talk the importance of “seeing it & being it” , with only…
#29dayofMagic - Episode 58: Know your healthcare rights with Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, HealthTech for Medicaid
Feb 2 • 31 min
In our next episode in the #29daysofmagic series, we chat with Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, HealthTech for Medicaid. We talk her about her incredible road from being a clinical epidemiologist, to angel investor to healthcare activist. Her…
#29DaysofMagic - Episode 57: Every brand has a story, with Nakita M. Pope
Feb 1 • 30 min
This is the 1st episode of my series #29daysofMagic, where I’m interviewing a Black woman in business a day during black history month. We have a great conversation with Nakita M.Pope, Chief Chick, of Branding Chicks. We talk about her incredible journey…
Episode 56: Passing the torch & running with it, with Lisa Bridge
Jan 27 • 33 min
This week’s episode features Lisa Bridge, CEO of Ben Bridge Jewelers. She’s a third generation entrepreneur in the family business, Ben Bridge Jewelers. We talk about her unlikely path to becoming the company’s CEO, how to consistently innovate in a long…
Episode 55: Stepping out of comfort zones w/ Jed Meyer
Jan 21 • 40 min
This week’s episode we talk with Jed Meyer, Managing Director, North America, Ebiquity. In this episode we talk about taking chances and stepping out of your comfort zones. Jed, when given the chance to take up and move his family to China for work, went…
Episode 54: Finding the warrior within, with Svitlana Zavaialova
Jan 14 • 31 min
This week’s episode, we have a fascinating conversation with Svitlana Zavaialova, who’s a Kung Fu visionary, creator of the Wu Woman Martial Movement style. We talk about her class on Wu Warrior meditation, which is the most unique meditation I’ve ever…
Episode 53 - Born to Be Bold & Free, with Mahogany Phillips
Jan 9 • 53 min
Kicking off the New Year & Season 3, with a great conversation with trans activist & entrepreneur, Mahogany Phillips. She helped changed the law so that trans people could get facial feminization surgery, covered by Medicaid - because it’s a matter of…
Episode 52 - Womens health matters - getting the right information, Dr. Taraneh Shirazian
Dec 17, 2019 • 44 min
On this episode we talk with #WOI Winner, Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, who is a licensed OB/GYN at NYU Langone, founder of Mommy Matters, a series of products that help expectant moms & new moms, with the issues no one talks about & the founder of the…
Episode 51 - Creating spaces where you can be vulnerable, with Anne Devereux-Mills
Dec 13, 2019 • 41 min
On this episode, we have a great conversation with Anne Devereux-Mills, founder of Parlay House & serial entrepreneur. We talk about her journey from advertising executive to Parlay House, where she creates incredible communities of women across the…
Episode 50 - Why People wear, What they wear, with Kim Jenkins
Dec 10, 2019 • 46 min
This week’s episode we have an awesome conversation with Kim Jenkins, Lecturer at Parsons, New School of Design & starting in January Associate Professor at Ryerson University. Kim is most notably known for being hired this year by Gucci for helping them…
Episode 49 - Getting your business WMBE certified with Diana Benjamin
Dec 6, 2019 • 33 min
On this episode, we talk with Diana Benjamin, founder of New Genesis Pathfinder. She spent years working for the city, helping companies get their women & minority owned statuses, so they can unlock projects that are available in the city & state of NY.…
Episode 48 - Fighting for Democracy in Maldives, with Abbas Adil Riza
Dec 3, 2019 • 33 min
This week’s episode is unique as I chat with Abbas Adil Riza, who’s the spokesperson for the opposition party in Maldives. When we think of Maldives, we think of the beautiful beaches and those amazing villas in the ocean. Yet, it’s also an Islamic…
Episode 47 - All about Music, Pop Culture & everything in between with Saidah Blount
Nov 19, 2019 • 65 min
This week’s episode we have a fantastic conversation with Saidah Blount, Senior Manager, Global Brand at Sonos. We talk all things music, pop culture, skin care and more. She has an incredible story and a unique path to getting to her incredible success.…
Episode 46 - Making your own way with Judy Jackson
Nov 12, 2019 • 28 min
New episode is UP! We sit down with Judy Jackson, Global Head of Culture at WPP. Judy has a remarkable story and how she navigated the agency world, with a core mission to help people find their way. We talk diversity, inclusion, and the importance of…
Episode 45 - Figuring out what you’re good at with David Eastman
Nov 8, 2019 • 34 min
New episode is UP! We have a great conversation with agency veteran David Eastman, CEO at BSSP. We talk about how we went from an aspiring actor to an agency CEO. David talks about the importance of finding what you’re good at instead of finding your…
Episode 44 - Connecting brands to consumers with authenticity & humor with Val DiFebo
Nov 5, 2019 • 40 min
This week’s episode features, Val DiFebo, CEO of Deutsch NY. We talk about her incredible journey and career at Deustch. She talks about how she brought mindfulness and fitness classes into the office, well before it became trendy. We talk about brands…
Episode 43 - I Know Why You’re Single, Sis , with Nadia Stanley
Oct 25, 2019 • 35 min
This week’s episode we have a great conversation with entrepreneur & author, Nadia Stanley. We talk about her quick and powerful book, I Know Why You’re Single, Sis. We talk about trying to balance the busy world of entrepreneurship, along with finding…
Episode 42 - Following the culture by, tracking the trends with Terry Young
Oct 18, 2019 • 40 min
This week’s episode features Terry Young, founder * CEO of the innovative agency/consultancy, Sparks & Honey. We talk about their unique and innovative approach to tracking trends, their culture briefings, which have become an industry staple.Catch Sparks…
Episode 41- Music curation feeds your soul & your brand, with DJ Hesta Prynn
Oct 11, 2019 • 37 min
This week’s episode, we have an awesome conversation, with Julie Potash Slavin, aka DJ Hesta Prynn. We talk about how she got her start, being a female DJ and how she’s carved out an incredible niche as a music curation strategists, for some of the…
Episode 40 - Building, pivoting & protecting your data with Cary Lawrence
Oct 4, 2019 • 37 min
This week’s episode, we have a fascinating conversation with Cary Lawrence, Co-Founder/GM at SocialCode. We talk data, APIs, privacy on social media, as well as building a company, pivoting and staying power in an ever changing market. —- This episode is…
Episode 39 - The art & science of business transformation, with Justin Thomas-Copeland
Sep 25, 2019 • 35 min
This week’s episode is a fantastic conversation, with Justin Thomas-Copeland, CEO of Rapp New York. Justin has an incredible story, from growing up in England to becoming is a global business transformation leader. He’s the man you call when your agency…
Episode 38 - Hacking the advertising agency process, with Andy Nathan
Sep 12, 2019 • 34 min
On this week’s episode, we have a great conversation, with Andy Nathan, CEO of the Fortnight Collective. We chat about hacking the old agency process and how they built this unique process of a brand marketing accelerator. They do this awesome sprint,…
Episode 37 - Popeyes, Black Twitter, & how it really gets monetized
Aug 29, 2019 • 36 min
This week’s episode, we have a great conversation with Gary J. Nix, of the The BRANDarchist. We talk about the Popeyes chicken sandwich, how Black Twitter blew it up and what that really means for brands and monetizing their intersection with…
Episode 36 - How to find the right people, for the right job, with Andrew O’Dell
Aug 22, 2019 • 39 min
This week’s episode features, Andrew O’Dell, CEO of the agency Pereira & O’Dell. We talk building an agency from the ground up, hiring & building a team and creating a unique work environment that inspires the best creativity. —- This episode is sponsored…
Episode 35 - Our Images tell our stories, in Africa & beyond with Dr. Stacie Graham
Aug 14, 2019 • 42 min
On this week’s episode, we speak with Dr. Stacis Graham, founder of Colour Balance Images, an incredible photography platform that employs photographers from all over Africa and beyond. We talk about what it means to have images photographed by the locals…
Episode 34 - Helping brands to discover their Truth, with Erik Herskind
Aug 6, 2019 • 39 min
On this week’s episode, we have a great conversation with Erik Herskind, CEO of GoDo Discovery. We talk about how his company guides brands to find their vulnerabilities and discover their truth. We also discuss the trend of the giant consulting companies…
Episode 33 - Designing the life that you want, with Darrah Brustein
Jul 26, 2019 • 41 min
This week’s episode, we have a great conversation with serial entrepreneur and author Darrah Brustein. We talk the power of saying no, using connections to help design the life you want and how mindfulness is so helpful to entrepreneurs. We also talk her…
Episode 32 - The tech may change, but it’s still about creativity, with Tim Smith
Jul 19, 2019 • 41 min
This week’s episode, we have a great conversation about the changing world of marketing and advertising, with Tim Smith, President of the agency, Chemistry. We talk about how he has seen the industry drastically change in some ways since the 90s, but how…
Episode 31 - Making politics easier to understand, with Walter Powell
Jul 12, 2019 • 18 min
This week, we have an awesome conversation with the founder of Politiscope, Walter Powell. We talk how we went from a top NFL receiver with the NY Jets to founding a tech company, that seeks the average user to understand what congressional bills actually…
Episode 30 - Staying ahead, by constantly innovating, with Christoph Bornschein
Jul 3, 2019 • 42 min
This week, we talk with innovative co-founder & CEO of TLGG, Christoph Bornschein. Christoph was basically born innovating and building companies. It’s a fascinating conversation where he shares, how he has been at the forefront of gaming, working with…
Episode 29 - Connections & Real Solutions, to help female entrepreneurs to scale, with Jen DaSilva
Jun 26, 2019 • 34 min
This week’s episode, we talk with, Jen DaSilva, President of the agency, Berlin Cameron. We talk her career at the agency where she’s been nearly 20 years and also the creation of LLShe, a new division to help female founded brands actually scale. We also…
Convo Episode 28: Being Brave - Leading & Managing Teams at Adobe UK
May 30, 2019 • 32 min
This week, we sit down with Toccara Baker & Dawn Osbourne, two outstanding women from Adobe, who are based in England. Each of these women has had a unique road to success. They talk about what it’s like to work for a huge company that embraces diversity,…
Episode 27 - Moving at the speed of culture, with Michael Ridley
May 22, 2019 • 38 min
This week’s episode features, Michael Ridley, head of business development at the agency, The Community. We talk about his incredible journey, growing up in the Cayman Islands, living and London and ultimately working in Miami for one of the leading…
Episode 26 - What does it take to make a Founder, a Leader , with Steve Kelner
May 8, 2019 • 45 min
This week’s episode featured a great conversation with Steve Kelner, from Ascent Leadership Networks. We have a fascinating conversation about what makes a founder, a leader. Steve is regarded as one of the best leadership experts in the world, creator of…
Episode 25 - Marketing & Management, what it really takes with Yoli Chisholm
May 2, 2019 • 32 min
This week’s episode, features Yoli Chisholm,VP Marketing, at Sprinklr. We talk about her awesome life story, growing up in Canada, answering an ad in a newspaper to get her career started to working in some of the biggest companies in the world, like Ebay…
Convo Episode 24: A talk with the Fly Female Founders
Apr 23, 2019 • 25 min
This is a special episode where I chat with my fellow board members of Fly Female founders:Carol Tuite, Miki Nogchi, Nancy Ruzow, Laurel Cudden, Sweta Vikram & Felicia Stingone. We talk about why our organization lifts up women and empowers us…
Episode 23 - For love of shoes, the artistry of design, with Sarah Sclarandis
Apr 17, 2019 • 46 min
This week’s episode is with the fantastic, shoe designer, Sarah Sclarandis, founder of Sclarandis shoes. We talk about her singular focus as a child to become a shoe designer, going to school in Italy, working for some of the biggest brands in the world…
SXSW Episode 22- Finding out your Why, with Addie Conner
Apr 10, 2019 • 35 min
This week’s episode which was recorded at SXSW, features a great conversation with Addie Conner, Co-founder & CEO of 42 Birds, Partner, & CIO, Decoded Advertising. We talk about in business and in your life, how do you find your why! We have a great…
SXSW Episode 21- Blockchain, Banking & Balance, with Sophia Lopez
Apr 3, 2019 • 47 min
On this week’s episode, recorded at SXSW, Laura talks with Sophia Lopez, Founder at Kaleido, a ConsenSys business, which game changing, blockchain company that leading banks are using. We talk about how she came to become a founder after years leading…
Episode 20- Blockchain, The Next Everything, with Stephen P. Williams
Mar 27, 2019 • 35 min
In this week’s episode, Laura, talks with Stephen P. Williams, a 12 time author & entrepreneur, about his latest book, Blockchain, The Next Everything. We talk about how the uses for blockchain can go from manufacturing, to helping disadvantaged…
SXSW Episode 19 - Smart Growth - Where are we going with social? with Angela Yang
Mar 20, 2019 • 27 min
This week’s episode comes live from SXSW, where Angela Yang, Group Director of Connections at the agency at T3, breaks down, what’s happening next with social media and the concept of smart growth. What’s happening with our data, how brands and agencies…
Episode 18- SXSW #Bossladies - The Sheriff of Blockchain, with Anne Ahola Ward
Mar 8, 2019 • 26 min
BONUS EPISODE: In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re coming live from SXSW 2019 and a great chat Anne Ahola Ward, CEO of Vertitoken Global. We breakdown Blockchain and the importance of data security. We also talk about what it means to speak up,…
Episode 17- Biz Dev Breakdown - How to sell effectively, with Krystle Watler
Mar 6, 2019 • 46 min
This week’s episode, features Krystle Watler, US Head of Business Development at Vitrue. We talk about how she went from Goldman Sachs, to ad agencies, fell into business development, got an executive sponsor and built her career to now she’s a fierce…
Episode 16 - Survival - Freelancing & Fighting Cancer, with Kassia Graham
Feb 27, 2019 • 41 min
Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) invites bold & brave entrepreneur Kassia Graham, US Content Lead of Cannaclusive & 2 time cancer surivor. We have an honest conversation about what it’s like to be a freelancer while going thru…
Episode 15 - The Breakthru, being WOC in VC, with Marcia Mitchell
Feb 20, 2019 • 38 min
Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) chats with badass VC, Marcia Mitchell of FFVC. Marcia shares her amazing career from the trading floor to high fashion runways, getting a masters along the way, then now as a VC. We talk about…
Episode 14 - Getting a Patent ain’t easy but Janet Bashen has one
Feb 13, 2019 • 42 min
Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) invites trailblazing entrepreneur Janet Bashen, CEO of the Bashen Corporation, on to the show to share her amazing founder journey. We talk how she went from flipping burgers to becoming the…
Episode 12 – Resetting Leadership From A Mindset of Abundance With Leslie Waller
Feb 7, 2019 • 57 min
Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) invites CPG marketing whiz Leslie Waller on to the show to share the evolution of her career, going from a teenager hocking credit cards over the phone to the leader of a hot new firm The Blue…
Episode 11 – Smashing Our Collective Black Mirror With Social Media Expert Mary Pryor
Feb 7, 2019 • 54 min
Social media gadfly Mary Pryor sits down with host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) to cut through the BS around social media. In a world where famous people are paid to tout products on Twitter, wherefore authenticity? In…
Episode 10 – Sitting with Pioneering Tech Entrepreneur Avis Yates Rivers
Feb 7, 2019 • 40 min
Tune in to hear host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) in conversation with Avis Yates Rivers, a real life ‘Hidden Figure’ and 30+ year entrepreneur. Starting out as a saleswoman for Exxon in the 80s – selling the first…
Episode 9 – Resetting Funding with Early Stage VC Sumeet Shah What are today’s VC’s looking for?
Feb 7, 2019 • 57 min
For today’s show, host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) is joined by venture capitalist Sumeet Shah (@PE_Feeds), Principal at Brand Foundry Ventures. Sumeet relates his colorful path to the VC world, and the early stage firm’s…
Episode 8 - Deciphering What’s Next With Marketing Pro and Podcaster Mike Street
Feb 7, 2019 • 57 min
Digital marketing pro – and podcasting pundit – Mike Street (@MrMikeStreet) joins host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) to dissect best practices for digital/social marketing, from uncovering your audience to incorporating…
Episode 7- Resetting Health Advocacy with Brooklyn Allergy Mom Heidi Bayer
Feb 7, 2019 • 34 min
This time around, show creator and host Laura Mignott (Founder, experiential marketing agency Digital Flash) welcomes Heidi Bayer, creator of the Brooklyn Allergy Mom blog (http://bklynallergymom.com/ - @bklynallergymom) and Chairman of the Board of the…
Episode 6 - After this election, Act local with lobbyist Safeena Mecklai
Feb 7, 2019 • 59 min
For the sixth episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes NYC lobbyist Safeena Mecklai, AVP at Capalino & Co. Today, in light of the earth-shattering election results, we…
Episode 5 - Get your legal act together, with Matthew Moisan
Feb 7, 2019 • 47 min
For the fifth episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes Matthew Moisan, Principal at Moisan Legal P.C. — our first male guest! This is a must-listen for any folks starting…
Episode 4 - Rethinking Diversity with Mary Scotton
Feb 7, 2019 • 38 min
For the fourth episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes Mary Scotton, Principal Developer Evangelist at Salesforce. We have a frank discussion about diversity in the…
Episode 3 - The Disruption of Cause Marketing with Felicia Stingone
Feb 7, 2019 • 37 min
For the third episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes Felicia Stingone, CMO at Grind, to discuss how to reset non-profits and the profound impact technology has had on the…
Episode 2 - Technologies to Ward-off Death Bed Regrets with Charlie Oliver ( founder of Tech2025)
Feb 7, 2019 • 31 min
For the second episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes Charlie Oliver, CEO of Served Fresh Media & Tech2025, to discuss how brands can reset technology education. They…
Episode 1 - Resetting Influencer Marketing with Gemma Craven
Feb 7, 2019 • 48 min
For the debut episode of “The Reset Podcast,” show creator and host Laura Mignott (CEO, experience communications agency DFlash) welcomes Gemma Craven, SVP, Director of Social & Mobile at McCann Erickson, to discuss how to reset (and perhaps rename)…
Episode #13 - Resetting Diversity & Inclusion at Inkwell Beach Cannes with Adrianne C. Smith
Feb 6, 2019 • 32 min
After a bit of break, we are back with Season 2 of the Reset Podcast. In our first episode of 2019, Laura speaks with Adrianne C. Smith, founder of the Cannes Can Diversity Collective and the Inkwell Beach Cannes. We talk about what it means to actual…