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Feisworld Podcast is a platform created for unsung heroes and self made artists. Our conversations cross the boundaries between business, art and the digital world.
202. Jessica Zitter: The Reality of What’s Valued in Medicine vs. How We Value Ourselves
Apr 19 • 47 min
Today on Feisworld, I’m joined by palliative care doctor, speaker and educator Dr. Jessica Zitter. Dr. Zitter is a national advocate for transforming the way people die in America and is the author of the newly released book Extreme Measures:…
201: Tammy Gooler Loeb: How To Discover What Success Means To You
Apr 11 • 42 min
Tammy Gooler Loeb is a Career and Executive Coach. We’ve had a few seasoned coaches on the show so far, but they are all quite different in terms of their backgrounds, the profiles of their customers, and generally how they go about running their…
200. Seth Godin: Make a Ruckus
Apr 5 • 33 min
About Our Guest In his own words: “For more than thirty years, I’ve been trying to turn on lights, inspire people and teach them how to level up.” His blog has been appearing daily for more than a decade. I’ve spent most of his professional…
199. Ben Smith (Writer for HBO’s Barry): Embracing the Messiness and the Fun of Writing
Mar 29 • 54 min
Ben Smith is a writer, producer and director. His most recent project is the popular HBO TV Show called Barry, for which he worked as a writer and co-producer. Prior to that, he wrote for Trophy Wife on ABC, Benched on USA, Other Space on the…
198. Chinwe Esimai: Don’t Let Any of Your Differences Stop You From Bringing Your Full Self
Mar 22 • 31 min
Chinwe Esimai is a Nigerian-born, Harvard-trained lawyer who is passionate about inspiring generations of immigrant women leaders. Along with her mother, three brothers, and sister, she relocated to the United States in 1995, right before…
197. Jacob Lacourse from Adapt the World©: Make Something. Help Someone.
Mar 14 • 34 min
About Our Guest Jacob Lacourse is the founder of Adapt the World Labs., where a husband and wife team “see the benefit of using technology to help people with extra needs, and we aim to leverage technology to solve challenges and enhance the…
196. Melissa Smith: Virtual Assistant Matchmaker, Work From Anywhere
Mar 7 • 43 min
About Our Guest Melissa Smith is a Virtual Assistant Matchmaker, VA Trainer, Remote Work Consultant & Author featured in CareerBuilder, Spark Hire, The Muse, Thinkific, & Woman’s World. I met her at Dorie Clark’s Writing Workshop in Boston….
195. Ed Gregory: Popular YouTuber, Photographer, ex-Blue Man
Feb 28 • 51 min
Ed Gregory, founder of Photos in Color on YouTube, is a master photographer in Lightroom, Photoshop and photography tutorials. Ed is the second successful YouTube we’ve interviewed on the show (first guest was Bob from FlavCity). With nearly 300K…
194. How Podcasters Make (More) Money Without Advertisers and Sponsors
Feb 21 • 9 min
Two years ago, my beloved mentor Dorie Clark and I had coffee near the financial district in New York City. I told her how my podcast was the trigger for my business, Feisworld. I left my full-time job in advertising and began freelancing as a digital…
193. Malaika Haaning: From Parsons to ZERO WASTE Fashion
Feb 16 • 50 min
Malaika Haaning is a sustainable fashion designer and founder of Malaika New York. “Malaika branded garments using a technique that minimizes waste. The apparel industry is one of the biggest waste-producing industries. Much of the excess materials…
192. Welcome to the Year of the Pig!
Feb 8 • 11 min
On February 5th, 2019, we celebrated the Chinese New Year, also known as the year of the pig! This is going to be a colorful and dare I say, delicious episode! Nearly 200 episodes of the Feisworld Podcast have been released, and we’ve spent a good…
191. Sophia Skiles on Shakespeare VI: Asian American Artists Making American Theatre
Feb 1 • 52 min
Sophia Skiles is a theater performer and theater educator. She has performed in work directed by many including Anne Bogart, Richard Foreman, Mary Zimmerman with strong ties to Ma-Yi Theater and National Asian American Theater Company. With over 20…
190. Docuseries Mini 106: How to seek out the right people for your docuseries team?
Jan 24 • 11 min
Who helped you make this film? For a while (and still today), people ask me this question all the time. Knowing that I didn’t come from a filmmaking background, I clearly didn’t do this on my own. Nobody can shoot a docuseries by himself. Well,…
189. Scarlet Parke: How I Became an Independent Singer and Songwriter
Jan 17 • 57 min
Scarlet Parke is a singer and songwriter. Originally from Seattle, WA., Scarlet was introduced to me through my audio producer, docuseries editor German Ceballos. Immediately after listening to her songs on Spotify, I knew I wanted her on the…
188. Your help needed: Let’s make Feisworld better and create new stories together!
Jan 10 • 9 min
Every year, I reinvent a little bit more of myself and my business. So will Feisworld be different in 2019 than 2018, 2017? I say, hell yeah. Today, I find myself spending nearly all my spare time with people who are insatiably curious about other…
187. Docuseries Mini 105: What I packed in one luggage for 3 weeks of docuseries travel
Jan 4 • 16 min
This episode is created for the ladies who’re planning on traveling for an extended period of time for their projects. By extended, we mean beyond 7 days, because that’s when it gets tricky! Another layer of complexity on top of being away from…
186 (Mini): End of Year Recap & Reflections
Dec 27, 2018 • 13 min
No music, no intro. Just me talking into the mic for a short episode on some of my recent reflections traveling and making new (old) friends. Much love, Fei —- I’d LOVE to keep in touch with you in 2019. This is an invitation to add you…
185. Docuseries Mini 104: How to Market Your Docuseries (Bonus: Tips for Marketing Overseas)
Dec 21, 2018 • 14 min
As I’m traveling in multiple cities in China, it made sense to report live from the East! At the time of this recording, I was on a train from Shanghai to Beijing, preparing for another mini-episode seemed like the perfect way to reflect….
[Rebroadcast] Krista Tippett and On Being: The Origin Stories
Dec 14, 2018 • 36 min
Krista Tippett (Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author) reveals the different stages of her radio show On Being, from infancy to the enterprise it has become today. Success didn’t come easy. She had to struggle…
[Rebroadcast] Eli Schwamm: Real Empathy
Dec 7, 2018 • 52 min
Meet today’s superhero, Eli Schwamm, who has appeared on an earlier episode of Feisworld in Episode 27 (nearly 3 years ago), where he introduced himself with a rap song he had written. That episode remains to be one of the most popular,…
[Rebroadcast] David Williamson: Ringmaster of Circus 1903
Nov 30, 2018 • 56 min
Do you believe in magic? For the first time ever, we welcomed a professional magician, David Williamson, to the Feisworld Podcast. David is currently touring in the US in a circus called Circus 1903, a brand new show from the…
[Rebroadcast] Jesse Macht: How Independent Musicians Can Make a Living & Build a Tribe
Nov 23, 2018 • 61 min
Jesse Macht (@jessemachtmusic) is a singer songwriter. His melodies are an abundance of stories overflowing with passion, vulnerability, empathy and honesty. In 2014, he released his sophomore album called Suitcase Heart after a scary health…
184. Docuseries Mini 103: How to Put Together a Production Schedule
Nov 16, 2018 • 14 min
From clearing up your own schedule to negotiating time with your team, this episode goes deep into the subject of putting together a production schedule that’s feasible for everyone involved. It’s not an easy task. That’s exactly why we need to…
[Rebroadcast] Gasya Akhmetova-Atherton: Inspiration from My Children
Nov 9, 2018 • 44 min
One of the most requested episode is here with Cirque du Soleil hand balancer, instagram sensation, Gasya Akhmetova-Atherton (@Gasya on Instagram). This is not only one of the very few long form content with Gasya, it is also a rare…
[Rebroadcast] BJ Miller: How do we reframe suffering and find our unique joy?
Nov 2, 2018 • 54 min
Dr. BJ Miller is a Palliative Care physician at the UCSF Medical Center. His Ted talk in 2015, What really matters at the end of life was watched by nearly 5 million people worldwide. Death has never been a popular subject, why would so…
184. Docuseries Mini 102: How to Budget for a Docuseries
Oct 26, 2018 • 11 min
This is part of a Mini Series on Docuseries and Video Series Production. What is this episode (#102) about? How to budget for a docuseries or video series Link to the blog post with tools and resources associated with this episode:…
183. Annette McDonald (Part 2): Stand Up to Domestic Violence and Transition to Independence
Oct 19, 2018 • 25 min
Annette McDonald founded an organization called Access Family Services in New Jersey that provides shelters and transitioning homes to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Annette didn’t come from a wealthy background. She’s a…
182. Annette McDonald (Part 1): Stand Up to Domestic Violence and Transition to Independence
Oct 19, 2018 • 29 min
Annette McDonald founded an organization called Access Family Services in New Jersey that provides shelters and transitioning homes to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Annette didn’t come from a wealthy background. She’s a…
181. Docuseries Mini 101: How to Ideate and Plan for a Docuseries
Oct 12, 2018 • 7 min
180. New Mini Series - How to Make Your First Docuseries
Oct 12, 2018 • 7 min
In 2018, I bootstrapped the production of the first Feisworld Docuseries. It is the most challenging and rewarding project I’ve ever accomplished. Docuseries (aka episodic documentaries) share many elements in common with documentary. If you’ve…
179. Nonstop Dan (Part 2): How You Can Travel the World on Below-Average Income
Oct 5, 2018 • 27 min
Nonstop Dan started his YouTube channel at age of 12. Since then, he continued to produce engaging content on YouTube (226K subscribers as of October 2018) and travel around the world (often in first and business class) while earning a below-average…
178. Nonstop Dan (Part 1): How You Can Travel the World on Below Average Income
Oct 5, 2018 • 35 min
Nonstop Dan started his YouTube channel at age of 12. Since then, he continued to produce engaging content on YouTube (226K subscribers as of October 2018) and travel around the world (often in first and business class) while earning a below-average…
177. Jordan Harbinger (Part 2): Rebuilding a Podcast from the Ground Up
Sep 28, 2018 • 30 min
Show Notes (Part 2) with Jordan Harbinger [31:00] When you do outreach, do you do it yourself or do you have a team doing it for you? [35:00] Jordan discussing skills needed to do outreach and sales. Shares tips. [37:00] How do you strategically…
176. Jordan Harbinger (Part 1): Rebuilding a Podcast from the Ground Up
Sep 28, 2018 • 29 min
Guest: Jordan Harbinger Show Notes (Part 1) [07:00] How was your experience and things learn when you moved from being at the top vs starting the Harbinger show? [09:00] How do you reach out to your network and keep it alive and active? How’s…
175 (Mini): Hey I’m back from shooting the Feisworld Docuseries!
Sep 22, 2018 • 14 min
Hi guys, I’m a day late in launching this episode! I’m back in Boston for a few weeks from part one of the Feisworld Docuseries after spending two weeks traveling across America. (Part two will take place in Seattle, WA) during the second week of…
174 (Mini): 8 Questions with Fei Wu from Feisworld Podcast
Sep 14, 2018 • 27 min
Blogger and artist Kristin Huntley asked me 8 questions in preparation for her blog. I recorded an audio piece with my answers for these questions, which is the episode you are listening to. To read Kristin Huntley’s blog post,…
173 (Mini): One Hidden Gem to Increase Podcast or Blog Engagement with ZERO Budget
Sep 7, 2018 • 16 min
When I started Feisworld Podcast in 2014, I knew very little about audio production, but I did know a thing or two about growing an audience (thanks to 12 years of working as a digital producer). In recent conversations with other podcasters, I…
171. Aaron Keith Hawkins (Part 1): From SWAT Team to Podcaster and Entrepreneur
Aug 31, 2018 • 38 min
Aaron Keith Hawkins is the host of Unbreakable Success podcast. He is a high-performance coach who loves working with entrepreneurs and those looking to create a powerful impact with their business and life. He works empathetically and strategically…
172. Aaron Keith Hawkins (Part 2): From SWAT Team to Podcaster and Entrepreneur
Aug 31, 2018 • 32 min
Aaron Keith Hawkins is the host of Unbreakable Success podcast. He is a high-performance coach who loves working with entrepreneurs and those looking to create a powerful impact with their business and life. He works empathetically and strategically…
170. (Mini) What They Didn’t Tell You About Podcasting
Aug 24, 2018 • 14 min
When I started podcasting in October 2014, the intention was pure. I wasn’t in it to make money or to expect a ton of downloads. It was easy for me to feel that way (expecting little of what would come out of my own podcast. Sorry, I didn’t write this…
169 (Part 2). David Burkus: Unleash the Power of Your Weak Ties
Aug 17, 2018 • 21 min
David Burkus (@davidburkus) is a best-selling author. His newest book, Friend of a Friend offers new perspectives and tactics that teaches you how to better network and build key connections. These insights are based on human…
168 (Part 1). David Burkus: Unleash the Power of Your Weak Ties
Aug 17, 2018 • 27 min
David Burkus (@davidburkus) is a best-selling author. His newest book, Friend of a Friend offers new perspectives and tactics that teaches you how to better network and build key connections. These insights are based on human behaviors, and…
167 (Mini). News from Our Podcast
Aug 9, 2018 • 7 min
In less than 10 mins, I want to share how we’ve transformed over the past four years, and why Feisworld Podcast is different today than it was before. Listen and visit us online: https://www.feisworld.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our…
166 (Part 2): Danielle LeVeck: The Angel Behind Nurse Abnormalities
Aug 2, 2018 • 30 min
Danielle LeVeck is a nurse and she’s the secret angel behind her insanely engaging Instagram channel (@nurseabnormalities). On average, each of her posts receives more than 100 comments within the first 24 hours. As a nurse, Danielle started her…
165 (Part 1): Danielle LeVeck: The Angel Behind Nurse Abnormalities
Aug 2, 2018 • 29 min
Danielle LeVeck is a nurse and she’s the secret angel behind her insanely engaging Instagram channel (@nurseabnormalities). On average, each of her posts receives more than 100 comments within the first 24 hours. As a nurse, Danielle started her…
163 (Part 1). Ken Eng: What It’s Really Like to be a Documentary Filmmaker
Jul 26, 2018 • 23 min
Kenneth Eng is a director, editor and executive producer. After graduating from Boston Latin School, Ken left for New York in 1994 to study film at the School of Visual Arts. His thesis Scratching Windows, a short documentary film about graffiti…
164 (Part 2): Ken Eng: What It’s Really Like to be a Documentary Filmmaker
Jul 26, 2018 • 27 min
Kenneth Eng is a director, editor and executive producer. After graduating from Boston Latin School, Ken left for New York in 1994 to study film at the School of Visual Arts. His thesis Scratching Windows, a short documentary film about graffiti…
162 (Part 2). Brandon Voss: Learning with an FBI Hostage Negotiation Expert
Jul 19, 2018 • 32 min
Brandon Voss is the thought leader at Black Swan regarding negotiator types. He is also the son of Chris Voss, who founded the Black Swan group and one of the most recognized experts in hostage negotiation. What Is It Like to Be the Son of an…
161 (Part 1). Brandon Voss: Learning with an FBI Hostage Negotiation Expert
Jul 19, 2018 • 34 min
Brandon Voss is the thought leader at Black Swan regarding negotiator types. He has made it his to mission teach clients how to identify the basic types of negotiators and has developed a methodology for dealing with each type in the most successful way.
160. Joscelyn Duffy: The Evolution of a Successful Writer
Jul 12, 2018 • 46 min
About Our Guest For 20 years, Joscelyn Duffy has been creating communication that helps move the world forward into our individual and collective potential. As a co-developer of world-changing ideas, she has supported everyone from Fortune 500…
159. (Mini) In Search of Our Podcast Avatar - A Message to Podcasters and Creators Alike
Jul 5, 2018 • 12 min
If you are a podcaster or a blogger, you may have heard of the phase “avatar for your content”. If not, perhaps you have heard of the phrase “ideal customer avatar”. But what is it? A customer avatar (or a podcast avatar) is a…
158. Michael Roderick: How to Get the Meetings, Friends, and Connections You Want
Jun 28, 2018 • 58 min
Michael Roderick is the Founder of Small Pond Enterprises LLC., a company that offers consulting services, workshops, and events to promote and facilitate entrepreneurship and connecting opportunities. This episode is created for people who want to…
157. Nicole Jansen: Find Your Genius and Create a Business You Love
Jun 20, 2018 • 53 min
About Our Guest Over the past 30 years, Nicole Jansen has coached and trained thousands of leaders, helping them achieve extraordinary results in business and in life. As a certified Human Behavior Specialist, Business Breakthrough Coach,…
156. Lisa Guida: Unconventional Advice for Women Who Work With Men
Jun 14, 2018 • 51 min
Lisa Guida is a Leadership Coach for Professional Women Who Work in Male-Dominated Industries. In this episode, Lisa talks to me about the secret to growing careers, businesses, and relationships. It all comes to people. From how to deal with…
155. Hi, it’s Fei. This is my story.
Jun 7, 2018 • 9 min
It took me years to realize that I never wrote a real “About Me” section on Feisworld.com. Here’s my attempt to create just that. Thanks for listening, it warms my heart to know that you are here. Fei
154. Helena Escalante on Transcreating EntreGurus.com and Writing for the Ear
May 31, 2018 • 63 min
About Our Guest Helena Escalante and I met through Seth Godin’s altMBA in early 2017. We spent just about a month together working on various projects and “ship it” constantly. As one of the ideas that came out of altMBA, Helena started her…
153 (Part 2). Terri Hanson Mead Teaches You to Pilot Your Life
May 24, 2018 • 26 min
Welcome to Part 2! Terri Hanson Mead is a San Francisco Bay Area native, a helicopter pilot (a skill which she learned later in life after she has become a mom), IT consultant, expert witness, angel investor. Terri runs her podcast “Piloting Your…
152 (Part 1). Terri Hanson Mead Teaches You to Pilot Your Life
May 24, 2018 • 27 min
Terri Hanson Mead is a San Francisco Bay Area native, a helicopter pilot (a skill which she learned later in life after she has become a mom), IT consultant, expert witness, angel investor. Terri runs her podcast “Piloting Your Life”, which…
151. William Hung: The Real Story
May 17, 2018 • 45 min
William James Hung is a Hong Kong-born American former singer who gained fame in early 2004 as a result of his off-key audition performance of Ricky Martin’s hit song “She Bangs” on the third season of the television…
150. Paige Brunton: SquareSpace Designer for Female Entrepreneurs
May 9, 2018 • 37 min
Paige Brunton is in her early 20s. She runs the site PaigeBrunton.com that helps female creative entrepreneurs build their websites using SquareSpace. I also used SquareSpace to build my website feisworld.com and numerous other client sites as…
149. John Haggerty: Broadway Actor and Standardized Patient
May 2, 2018 • 52 min
Meet John Haggerty, a Broadway-trained actor who leverages his acting skills to help medical students how to better interact with their patients in New York City. The name of that job? Standardized patient, and he loves it. John Haggerty…
148. Bobby Parrish: YouTube Entrepreneur, Not An Overnight Success
Apr 26, 2018 • 54 min
Bobby Parrish is the owner and creator of FlavCity. He and his wife produce weekly videos on the FlavCity YouTube channel and daily recipes on Facebook, Instagram He is “Out to prove that home cooks can be rock stars in the kitchen and you…
147. Professor Sydney Chung: Surgeon. Pioneer. Author.
Apr 21, 2018 • 16 min
Above: Prof. Chung (Left), me and Mr. Li in Zhuhai, China in March 2018 While I was in China (March 2018) conducting research and recording episodes for the new show, I had the great pleasure to meet Professor Sydney Chung (钟尚志 / Zhong…
146. Michael O’Brien: The Missing Manual to Conscious Coaching
Apr 19, 2018 • 56 min
Michael O’Brien helps successful sales and marketing executives become the best version of themselves. He’s a coach, a consultant, and a recovering trauma patient. He is the author of a heartfelt memoir called Shift, where Michael talks about his…
145. Brendan Davis: Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom
Apr 11, 2018 • 47 min
Brendan Davis is the host of Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom, a weekly podcast about making it big as a foreign fish in the world’s biggest pond - China! Every week from Beijing, host Brendan Davis talks with a fellow…
144. (Mini) Exclusive March 2018 Update from Fei Wu
Apr 9, 2018 • 8 min
Hi listeners - it’s your host Fei Wu. I went on an extended vacation in Zhuhai, China during March 2018. Here’s a brief update on what I did during my trip. Announcement: In 2018, I’ll be creating a new show in addition to this one which I’ve…
143. Ryan Hildebrandt: Get Your First TED Talk
Mar 15, 2018 • 49 min
Ryan Hilderbrandt teaches you to get your First TED Talk. Turns out, it’s a systematic approach, and many people could and should work toward this goal. Most people won’t pitch or promote themselves as speakers if they had no prior…
142. Brad Hart: Create Your Own Reality
Mar 8, 2018 • 52 min
Originally from Long Island, New York and now living in sunny San Diego, California, Brad Hart is an entrepreneur and investor. Still in his early 30s, Brad has reached his own financial independence with little support and resources he was born into,…
141. Lauren Asher: Access to College for Low-income Students and Families
Mar 1, 2018 • 52 min
Lauren Asher is the president of Asher Policy Consulting. We first met in 2004. She is a policy expert in student loans for low-income students and families. Lauren breaks down several misconceptions. Did you know going to school part-time…
140. (Mini) How to Embrace the Plateau as a Podcaster
Feb 23, 2018 • 15 min
In a recent Mastermind conversation with alumni from Seth Godin’s altMBA, we talked about overcoming plateaus (as content creators) and the very moment where we feel stuck. One of the group members, Gustavo…
139. The Atherton Family: Celebrate Art and Family Life
Feb 14, 2018 • 52 min
About Our Guests Andrew, Kevin and Gasya Atherton are a family of circus artists working at Cirque du Soleil. Andrew and Kevin Atherton were professional gymnasts in Britain before joining Cirque du Soleil at the age of 24. 18 years later,…
138. Gasya Atherton: Inspiration from My Children
Feb 1, 2018 • 44 min
One of the most requested episodes is here - with Cirque du Soleil hand balancer, Instagram sensation - Gasya Akhmetova-Atherton. Joining Cirque at the tender age of 17, Gasya is now mother to two beautiful and adorable children - Kamali and Kaysen….
137. Shana Carroll: Director of Crystal - the First Show on Ice from Cirque du Soleil
Jan 24, 2018 • 51 min
Shana Carroll is a Founding Director at the 7 Fingers from Montreal, Quebec. She was a trapeze artist before becoming an acrobatic designer and choreographer at Cirque du Soleil. After interviewing a number of acrobats from Cirque, my listeners…
136. Gypsy Snider: Creator of 7 Fingers’ REVERSIBLE
Jan 8, 2018 • 45 min
About Our Guest: Gypsy Snider Gypsy Snider is one of the Founders at 7 Fingers, a contemporary circus collective, where she works as a writer and choreographer. Gypsy has a unique childhood. Both of her parents are not only circus actors,…
135 (Part 2). Margo Aaron: A Salad and a Glass of Wine
Jan 2, 2018 • 44 min
Part 1 fo 2 with Margo Aaron I met Margo Aaron ( @margoaaron ) through Seth Godin’s altMBA course in early 2017, a transformational experience that helped me realize my potential, where I want to take Feisworld,…
134 (Part 1). Margo Aaron: A Salad and a Glass of Wine
Jan 2, 2018 • 43 min
Part 1 fo 2 with Margo Aaron I met Margo Aaron ( @margoaaron ) through Seth Godin’s altMBA course in early 2017, a transformational experience that helped me realize my potential, where I want to take Feisworld,…
133. Eli Schwamm: The Real Empathy
Dec 24, 2017 • 52 min
About Our Guest Meet today’s superhero, Eli Schwamm, who has appeared on an earlier episode of Feisworld in Episode 27 (nearly 3 years ago), where he introduced himself with a rap song he had written. That episode remains to be one of…
132. Dorie Clark: Entrepreneurial You
Dec 18, 2017 • 42 min
Meet our unsung heroine, self-made artist, Dorie Clark (@dorieclark). Dorie is a lovely human being, who also happens to be a successful marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business…
131. Cosmo Buono: How to Achieve the Success You Want as a Classical Musician
Dec 10, 2017 • 51 min
Today’s guest: Cosmo Buono is a Steinway Artist and the Chairman and CEO of Alexander & Buono International. He played in major capitals and festivals throughout the world. In addition to performing, Mr. Buono has distinguished himself as…
130. Ajit George on Shanti Bhavan: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Dec 4, 2017 • 61 min
Ajit George is the Director of Operations at Shanti Bhavan’s Children’s Project. Shanti Bhavan brings children from generational poverty to a life of dignity and achievement. Their mission is to break the cycle of poverty for India’s…
129. Dr. Vicki Jackson and Dr. David Ryan on their new book: Living with Cancer
Nov 17, 2017 • 45 min
Meet Dr. David Ryan and Dr. Vicki Jackson! They are from Mass General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. Dr. Ryan is the Chief of Hematology and Oncology, and Dr. Vicki is the Chief of Palliative Care. Recently they co-authored a book called Living…
128. Chris Voss and Tara Cardinal: Help Women Become Better Negotiators
Nov 5, 2017 • 49 min
Chris Voss appeared on an earlier episode of Feisworld Podcast just about a year ago. Since then, the episode quickly surfaced to one of the most popular episodes we have produced. Prior to starting the Black Swan Group, Chris was an FBI agent and…
127. Richard Dweck: From Loss to a Shared Life
Oct 17, 2017 • 53 min
Richard Dweck is a photographer and a pilate teacher. On January 25th, 2015, Richard lost his daughter Samantha Dweck. It took an extraordinary amount of courage to share his stories on the show. Richard has gone through counseling himself…
126. Wen-hao Tien on “Weed Out”: Wanted vs. Unwanted, an Artistic Experiment
Oct 10, 2017 • 46 min
Wen-hao Tien is a visual artist, educator, and Assistant Director of Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies, Regional Studies. Between 9/22-10/19. 2017 at the New Art Center in Newton, MA, Wen-Hao is showcasing a new collection…
125. (Mini) Dorie Clark’s New Book Entrepreneurial You - Feisworld is in it too!
Oct 3, 2017 • 12 min
We are proud to announce Dorie Clark’s new book - Entrepreneurial You! Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive, is now available and you can order it via Amazon or Barnes &…
124. Jesse Ehrenfeld: Doctor. Veteran. Advocate.
Sep 29, 2017 • 43 min
Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld isn’t your typical doctor. He is a also a veteran and advocate for LGBT patients. In 2014, Ehrenfeld was called to active duty and served a tour in Afghanistan at the NATO Role III Multinational Medical Unit, where…
123. Eric Langlois: Raising a New Generation of Circus Artists
Sep 16, 2017 • 40 min
Eric Langlois is the Executive Director at the National Circus School in Montreal, Quebec. The National Circus School (NCS) is a school for higher education in the arts and offers curriculum in music, dance and theatre. NCS…
122. Jennifer Dziura: The Fearless Woman behind GetBullish.com
Sep 1, 2017 • 41 min
Today on the show, we have a fearless woman name Jennifer Dziura, who is the founder of GetBullish.com and the annual Bullish Conference. When I Google “bullish girl” just to make sure that it doesn’t sound offensive, Jen’s website,…
121. Dana Janbeck: Life on the Ground with Syrian Refugees
Aug 17, 2017 • 46 min
Dana Janbek is an assistant professor of communication at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Her research focuses on the use of information and communication technologies in the Middle East. She has recently started her sabbatical and chosen to…
120. Emily Peterson (Part 2): A Pause to Feel Your Soul
Jul 27, 2017 • 34 min
Emily Peterson is a certified 500-hour yoga instructor, Usui Reiki Master, and licensed TIMBo facilitator and trainer. TIMBo is “Trauma Informed Mind Body”, which has been instrumental in her personal healing process. Formerly a…
119. Emily Peterson (Part 1): A Pause to Feel Your Soul
Jul 27, 2017 • 29 min
Emily Peterson is a certified 500-hour yoga instructor, Usui Reiki Master, and licensed TIMBo facilitator and trainer. TIMBo is “Trauma Informed Mind Body”, which has been instrumental in her personal healing process. Formerly a competitive…
118. Angela Akinyemi: Learning Through Reflection
Jul 22, 2017 • 40 min
I met Angela Akinyemi during Seth Godin’s altMBA in January 2017. We both belonged to session 8 and a cohort called “Ruby”. altMBA is “an intensive, 4-week online workshop designed by Seth Godin for high-performing individuals who want to…
117. Sifu Mimi Chan: Disney Mulan’s Body Double
Jul 16, 2017 • 53 min
Sifu Mimi Chan is the daughter of Grandmaster Pui Chan, founder of the Wah Lum Kung Fu System. She was the model for Disney’s featured animation Mulan released in 1998. She also hosts a podcast called the Culture Chat Podcast.
116. Jennifer Nycz: Language and Mind (An Exploratory Conversation)
Jul 8, 2017 • 52 min
Jennifer Nycz is a researcher and teacher for the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. I’ve always been interested in linguistics and semiotics. With many questions unresolved when we began the recording, Jennifer helped…
115. The Freelancer’s Starter Kit (Part 2): Health Insurance for Freelancers (MA Health Connector & more)
Jun 25, 2017 • 12 min
This episode of part of a Mini Series called the Freelancer’s Starter Kit. Visit our blog for this episode to access additional tools and resources: https://www.feisworld.com/freelance/health-insurance-for-freelancers ————— Health…
114. Bisila Bokoko: Finding Your Authentic Self
Jun 22, 2017 • 74 min
Bisila Bokoko is a Spanish-American businesswoman and entrepreneur. “There is not only one right way to succeed,” she tells you, “simply to just go for it”. Today, she has over 200,000 fans on Facebook and 75,000 unique visitors to her…
112. (Part 2) Jeff Grey: From Teenage Diary to Professor Grey
May 25, 2017 • 42 min
Jeff Grey, also known as Professor Grey, is a father, a record producer/studio engineer, podcaster, as well as human services/non-profit consultant. Our conversation travels through the most unexpected places. Jeff and I met at The Podcast…
111. (Part 1) Jeff Grey: From Teenage Diary to Professor Grey
May 25, 2017 • 33 min
Jeff Grey, also known as Professor Grey, is a father, a record producer/studio engineer, podcaster, as well as human services/non-profit consultant. When Jeff Rogers recorded his Teenage Diary back in 1998, when he referred to himself as a…
110. Jonathan Lunde: Walking the Walk for UTEC
May 6, 2017 • 47 min
Jonathan Lunde is a Streetworker at UTEC. What is UTEC? Founded in 1999 and based in Lowell, “UTEC’s mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of proven-risk youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.” UTEC…
109. (Mini Series) The Freelancer’s Starter Kit - Part 1: Freelancer VS. Entrepreneur
Apr 23, 2017 • 10 min
Today, we answer an import questions that’s often overlooked: Are you a freelancer or an entrepreneur? (Or are you going to be a freelancer or an entrepreneur?) There are often confusions and misconceptions between the two terms, and they are even…