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Episode #57: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "Requests for Proposals (RFPs)"

I have SOMETHING to say!

Release Date: 07/23/2020

Episode #65: Episode #65: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Dr. Jay Fulgencio

I have SOMETHING to say!

With kids learning remotely online and an unemployed workforce looking to enhance their skillsets to land their next big job opportunity, eLearning is evidently here to stay. Dr. Jay Fulgencio, Founder and President of Learngenix, an online eLearning and tech solutions platform talks about the effectiveness of eLearning in kids and adults. Dr. Jay tells us which areas professionals should focus on across all industries to advance their careers or enhance their competitive edge as they seek new employment.

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Episode #64: Episode #64: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Nina Streich

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Global Peace Film Festival Founder, Nina Streich, shares how they shifted this year's in-person event to an online platform. “While the pandemic has been a challenge, we’ve also seen it as an opportunity for creative and expansive thinking,” she shares. This year they are doubling down on their values of access, equity, inclusivity, and independence, reimagining the Global Peace Film Festival during these extraordinary times. Go to www.peacefilmfest.org to “attend”.

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Episode #63: Episode #63: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Jesi Hanley Vega

I have SOMETHING to say!

In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, Jesi Hanley Vega, Founder of Represent! Editorial, shares why she believes everyone should know how to tell their Origin Story. After almost a decade working in Hollywood, today, she’s a writing coach, editor, teacher, performer, and a passionate advocate for new voices and new stories to be told by providing spaces where writers of color can be free from the pressures of white-centered environments and discover their voices undisturbed.  

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Episode #62: Episode #62: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Keith Hunter

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“In order to achieve your long-term goals, you need to first learn how to WIN THE DAY.” This is the gem that former NFL player turned entrepreneur Keith Hunter dropped in a chat during a recent LIVE online event, and we just HAD TO learn more. In this episode, Keith shares how he naturally segued from being an athlete into becoming a college football coach, pro golf instructor, book author, public speaker, and business owner. He now runs clinics and developed programs that enable young girls to learn go

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Episode #61: Episode #61: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guests, Manny Hernández, Dayivet N. Velez Zayas, and Hayla Cordovi

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We catch up with Manny Hernández and two of his former students, Dayivet Vélez Zayas and Hayla Cordovi, who wrote essays for the book, “Coming to America”, along with other high school classmates. In the book, they all shared the angst of leaving their homeland and their hope for a new beginning here in the USA. They represent the stories of people who migrate on a quest to forge a promising future for themselves and their families. And they are grateful to mentors who guided them and believed in th

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Episode #60: Episode #60: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Deborah Mitchell

I have SOMETHING to say!

Our guest, Deborah Mitchell, is an Emmy-nominated TV producer, discusses the art of giving a successful TV interview. What type of story are news outlets looking for? What’s the best approach to address Diversity and Inclusion when creating original content? What are the pros and cons of LIVE streaming vs. pre-recorded programming? Well, we asked Deborah and she was very generous with the advice she shared on the best ways to share your message with the world using the traditional and digital mediums.

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Episode #59: Episode #59: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Naomi Gonzalez-Longstaff

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Naomi Gonzalez-Longstaff has worked with Zoya, Essie, The Body Shop, and CND, as well as with Shakira for Super Bowl LIV, Serena Williams, Marchesa, and Ralph Lauren. Working with models and talent of all races and backgrounds, she struggled to find the right nude shades. This inspired her to create her own line of inclusive vegan-friendly nude polishes for every skin tone: NAOMI Nail Lacquer. It wasn’t easy, but Naomi’s got the 6 C’s: Courage, Confidence, Curiosity, Candidness, Creativity, and Cojone

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Episode #58: Episode #58: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Nancy John

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Most people would agree with the saying “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.”  However, we all do this ALL THE TIME: make assumptions about people because of their demeanor or appearance.  In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, Nancy John, Co-Founder & CEO of Seed Leadership, talks to us about how her podcast “Relational Introvert”, which highlights the strengths of people considered the “quiet ones”, gives a voice to a type of leadership that is often overlooked.

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Episode #57: Episode #57: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "Requests for Proposals (RFPs)"

I have SOMETHING to say!

In this Roundtable episode, we share practical tips for small businesses to consider when participating in RFP processes, whether for private, public, or nonprofit sector accounts. Even though it may seem that more RFPs floating around means a higher chance of landing new business, the actual RFP process can be labor-intensive and suck away at your limited resources with no guarantee of winning the award. Listen in as we get down to the nitty-gritty of effectively sifting and participating in an RFP process

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Episode #56: Episode #56: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Eva Pagan Hill

I have SOMETHING to say!

With almost 30 years of experience helping families manage loss, grief, and mental trauma, we invited Eva Pagán-Hill to share her views on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting people from a mental wellness standpoint. She offers insight on symptoms to look out for within ourselves and in others, on how to be mindful of co-workers and employees, and to consider the anguish and trauma suffered by people who have lost a loved one to Coronavirus.

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Needless to say, our team has been very busy sifting through and filling out Requests for Proposals (RFPs), crafting bids for modest and lofty projects, all in a rather successful attempt to keep our small businesses alive and well during the pandemic. So far, so good. In this Roundtable edition of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, we share some practical tips for small businesses to consider when participating in RFP processes, whether for private, public, or nonprofit sector accounts. Even though it may seem that more RFPs floating around means a higher chance of landing new business, the actual RFP process can be labor-intensive and suck away at your limited resources with no guarantee of winning the award. Listen in as we get down to the nitty-gritty of effectively sifting and participating in an RFP process.