Sharing Passion and Purpose
A podcast dedicated to sharing knowledge, ideas, and inspiration from those who are following their passion and living their purpose.
info_outline Episode 41: Margarita Vega, Life Coach & Breast Cancer Survivor 10/19/2021
Episode 41: Margarita Vega, Life Coach & Breast Cancer Survivor Margarita Vega is bright, beautiful and strong. Her breast cancer diagnosis, almost six years ago, is a thing of the past. Today, Margarita is cancer-free and truly happy, but it didn’t happen overnight. As a result of her own soul-searching journey, she shares the process of finding a career where has found true joy! As a certified Life Coach, she guides women towards reaching their own personal goals to become all they were meant to be.
info_outline Episode 40: Laura Tremaine is Sharing Her Stuff! 10/12/2021
Episode 40: Laura Tremaine is Sharing Her Stuff! Laura Tremaine's book, “Share Your Stuff, I’ll Go First: 10 Questions to Take Your Friendships to the Next Level" – is an extension of her podcast (10 Things to Tell You) in written form. She is very open & vulnerable in discussing deeply personal topics and encourages readers to use the book as a resource to facilitate deeper thoughts and conversations to grow and strengthen connections. Digging deeper can be hard, but it doesn't have to be! She'll go first...
info_outline Kara Joy "KJ" McKee, City Councilor & Changemaker 10/05/2021
Kara Joy "KJ" McKee, City Councilor & Changemaker Have you ever thought of running for office? Kara Joy McKee, known as “KJ,” is a fourth-generation Oklahoman who decided to take that leap! She was only a few months into the race for Tulsa City Council when she found out she was pregnant. She continued on and WON the race! As you'll hear in this episode, she fully embraced both roles - Mother & Tulsa City Councilor of District 4! Learn how she juggles her roles, what she encourages moms to consider and the importance she places on self-care.
info_outline April George, Co-Founder of Turkey on the Table® 09/28/2021
April George, Co-Founder of Turkey on the Table® What can two moms do who partner together? A LOT! April George and Kerry Maunus came up with Turkey on the Table® - a product that instills gratitude, promotes family traditions and gives back big time! During our visit, April shares insight into their product development and the good that has come about from one idea!
info_outline Nudge Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Lisa Whittle 09/21/2021
Nudge Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Lisa Whittle This nudge of encouragement centers around Lisa Whittle's newest book - The Hard Good. This is a must-read for anyone struggling to overcome hard things in life - from loss of a loved one to jealousy and body image. Resisting those feelings is not the answer. In fact, Lisa acknowledges that being a "resistor" will hinder your progress towards healing! The topics covered in this book help readers create their own path of navigating those hard feelings and moving onto healing and feeling good!
info_outline Lisa Whittle, Author of The Hard Good 09/14/2021
Lisa Whittle, Author of The Hard Good This episode visits with Lisa Whittle about her new book, The Hard Good. This book reframes the work we need to do in the inevitable “hard” times of our lives and gives readers tangible tips to help recognize triggers and tricks to aid in quickly deescalating feelings that threaten shut-down . She encourages readers to realize the importance of going through the "hard" times to come out to the "good" we are meant to live.
info_outline Jessica Sprenkel A.K.A. Coach Sprenk 09/07/2021
Jessica Sprenkel A.K.A. Coach Sprenk Jessica Sprenkel, also known as "Coach Sprenk," serves her clients in two capacities - as a birth doula and a fitness instructor who owns her own gym. Her educational expertise in Psychology, Kinesiology and BirthFit courses marry with her coaching ability to help change the narrative on women's health and pregnancy; specifically how quickly women are expected to lose weight after giving birth. Her holistic approach helps women thrive before, during and after pregnancy.
info_outline David Berntson, Harmonica in his hand and music in his heart 08/31/2021
David Berntson, Harmonica in his hand and music in his heart Accomplished musician and talented harmonica player, David Bernston, successfully engages audiences of all ages. His love for the instrument began at a young age when he taught himself to play. Over forty years of playing has led to mastering many genres of music and earning numerous accolades. His unique playing style, love of blues genre, and gift of connecting with people make him an engaging entertainer and educator. This man has a harmonica in his hand and music in his heart!
info_outline 33. Dr. Meg Myers Morgan 08/24/2021
33. Dr. Meg Myers Morgan Dr. Meg Myers Morgan is a career development expert. She is also an award winning author, Leadership and Executive Coach, and professor. Her TEDx Talk, "Negotiating for your Life" created an opportunity to cover that topic in a book, Everything is Negotiable. Listeners will observe a hint of her witty personality as she shares some key tips on successful negotiations in this podcast.
info_outline 32. Author, Casie Bazay 08/17/2021
32. Author, Casie Bazay Former teacher, Casie Bazay, shares her story of perseverance and determination to build a writing career and ultimately publish a book using the traditional channels. To give you a glimpse into the highly competitive publishing industry, Not Our Summer is the fourth book she has written and attempted to have published.
info_outline Season Two Kick-off: Listen and Learn 08/10/2021
Season Two Kick-off: Listen and Learn Season Two is coming for you! This episode explains why you should listen and what you will gain from listening to this podcast. Hear from guests who have discovered their own personal formula for creating their success! Whether it was starting a business, publishing their first book, recreating themselves in a new job or career - my guests will share their knowledge and advice on how they were able to make progress towards achieving their goals. Learn valuable tips in each episode!
info_outline Episode 30: It's a Wrap - Season One 06/15/2021
Episode 30: It's a Wrap - Season One Wrapping-up Season One by sharing one of my favorite books - that includes the 10,000 hour rule! Don't yet know what that is? I'll share that along with with a few comments about my guests as well as tips to consider: 1.) When you know your passion and/or purpose or 2.) If you're still trying to figure out what your passion or purpose is. This podcast will be back in August! Until then, follow me on IG: @sharingpassionandpurpose.
info_outline Episode 29: Coach Paul Mills inspired Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement 06/08/2021
Episode 29: Coach Paul Mills inspired Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement During my visit with Coach Mills, he shared the importance of making sleep a priority. There are so many benefits of getting good sleep and this nudge of encouragement will give you an insight into why I feel the same and share my personal nighttime routine.
info_outline Episode 28: Coach Paul Mills 06/01/2021
Episode 28: Coach Paul Mills Paul Mills, Head Basketball Coach at Oral Roberts University, seems to be winning in life on and off the court. Despite the pandemic, Coach Mills led his team through an impressive season - which garnered national attention - and earned a spot in the Sweet Sixteen. Our visit revealed a little more about the man behind his position, his genuine love of the game, passion for developing players on and off the court, and his focus on faith and family.
info_outline Episode 27: A Visit with My Mother, Judy 05/25/2021
Episode 27: A Visit with My Mother, Judy In honor of Mother's Day May, I am posting the second part of my two-part visit - this time with my Mother, Dr. Judy Nelson. It was a treat visiting with her and I do feel I learned from the best. Her positive outlook on life and being a life-long learner are just a couple of the qualities that I admire. She is passionate about family, staying active and living a healthy lifestyle - and a few years ago, decided to start a new hobby which she shares during our visit!
info_outline Episode 26: A Visit with My Daughter, Mackenzie 05/18/2021
Episode 26: A Visit with My Daughter, Mackenzie In honor of Mother's Day May, I am doing a special two part interview with my daughter, Mackenzie, this week and my mother next week. I am passionate about being a mother and am excited for you to hear from my daughter during this visit! This interview will reveal a few things that my daughter and I have in common as well as things we're looking forward to!
info_outline Episode 25: Teresa Forehand inspires Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement 05/11/2021
Episode 25: Teresa Forehand inspires Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement is inspired by my interview with Teresa Forehand of The Parent Hack Podcast. With time being the great equalizer, we all only have 24 hours in our day. Her insightful tip is focused on time management and is sure to spark an "ah-ha" moment! Tuesday's Tip is sure to spark an "ah-ha" moment!
info_outline Episode 24: Teresa Forehand 05/04/2021
Episode 24: Teresa Forehand Teresa Forehand shares about the podcast she and her husband, Cody, started called The Parent Hack. Real life for her includes a full-time job, running a health and fitness group, and being a mother to two kids under the age of four! She loves her life and helping others in the process - listen to a few of her top "Parent Hack" tips on this episode!
info_outline 23. Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Chef Shannon Smith 04/27/2021
23. Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Chef Shannon Smith This quick dose of encouragement was inspired by a quote from my interview with Chef Shannon Smith. This episode is five minutes and focuses on sharing your own skills and talents with others!
info_outline Episode 22: Chef Shannon Smith 04/20/2021
Episode 22: Chef Shannon Smith Chef Shannon Smith has created her own dream job and also makes giving back a priority! Learn about the ways she is making a positive difference in the lives of local and international women as well as her adventures in travel and cooking.
info_outline Episode 21: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Katie Ruley, Founder of EnLighten Enneagram 04/13/2021
Episode 21: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Katie Ruley, Founder of EnLighten Enneagram The journey of self-discovery is important at any age or stage of life! Embarking on this journey is an investment in yourself and making that investment will reap BIG rewards! Founder of EnLighten Enneagram, Katie Ruley, can assist you in your journey by lifting those feelings of discontent and helping you step into who you were truly meant to be!
info_outline Episode 20: Katie King Ruley is the Queen of Numbers 04/06/2021
Episode 20: Katie King Ruley is the Queen of Numbers Katie King Ruley is an Enneagram expert who recently founded EnLighten Enneagram Consulting. This venture combines her background in Psychology and Human Relations with the Enneagram personality tool to help others unlock their potential, love and understand themselves better, and lean into who they were created to be.
info_outline Episode 19: Tyler Thrasher inspired Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement 03/30/2021
Episode 19: Tyler Thrasher inspired Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement Tyler Thrasher believes in helping others and has recently helped raised awareness and a substantial amount of money for the Black Lives Matter movement. As you will learn, you don't have to have a big platform to "do good!"
info_outline Episode 18: Tyler Thrasher is a Tulsa Artist Doing Some Good 03/23/2021
Episode 18: Tyler Thrasher is a Tulsa Artist Doing Some Good Tyler Thrasher is an artist who is focused on doing good! During our visit, he shares alot - including his perspective on what it was like growing up as a Black person in Tulsa as well as his current focus on the projects he's working on that are making an impact. His incredible honesty during our discussion was raw, powerful and appreciated.
info_outline Episode 16: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Carissa Miller 03/09/2021
Episode 16: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Carissa Miller This quick dose of encouragement was inspired by a quote from my interview with Lifestyle Brand Leader and Entrepreneur, Carissa Miller of CC and Mike Creative. This episode is less than five minutes and focuses on achieving personal and professional growth by stepping out of your comfort zone and getting uncomfortable!
info_outline Episode 15: Interview with Carissa Miller 03/04/2021
Episode 15: Interview with Carissa Miller Designer, decorator, and entrepreneur, Carissa Miller, knows what it takes to step out of her comfort zone and follow her passion! Taking a leap of faith resulted in exponential growth for her, both personally and professionally with the Lifestyle Brand, CC and Mike Creative, that she shares with her husband. Listen as Carissa shares her inspiration and why it's important to step out of your comfort zone.
info_outline Episode 14: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Whitney English 02/24/2021
Episode 14: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Whitney English This quick dose of encouragement was inspired by a quote from my interview with creative entrepreneur, Whitney English. This episode is only five minutes and shares the importance of focusing on your own strengths, talents and abilities - and avoiding comparison.
info_outline Episode 13: Interview with Whitney English 02/16/2021
Episode 13: Interview with Whitney English Whitney English's background in design and mind for creating organizational systems has enabled countless people to cultivate meaningful and productive lives with the help of her organizational tools. In this interview, she shares her background, business knowledge, the importance of avoiding comparison and her H.E.A.R.T. goals concept!
info_outline Episode 12: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Ali Hanson 02/09/2021
Episode 12: Nancy's Nudge of Encouragement inspired by Ali Hanson This quick dose of encouragement is inspired by a quote from my interview with entrepreneur, Ali Hanson, also known as the Bone Broth Lady! This episode - only four minutes long! - shares the importance of having a growth mindset in business and in life.