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ABOVE + BELOW

ABOVE + BELOW

By Pineapple
ABOVE + BELOW discusses the current paradigm shifts in human culture that are transforming and reshaping our collective society. We explore what’s above the water, the surface elements of our culture, and analyze what’s below, the underlying themes within.

In our first season, we explore workplace culture and how changes in the way we work are affecting our economy and lifestyles.

Above and Below is hosted by Navriti Sood and Eric De Feo. Both are creative strategists who focus on the transformation of organizations through research and design.
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1.8: Women, Community & the Workplace with Erin Halper

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1.10: What are the trends in freelancing?
We speak with Lihi Lutan, COO at Stoke Talent, about trends in freelancing, and how COVID is accelerating the shaping of the traditional company. 
46:07
June 16, 2020
2.7: InsurTech Movement with Amber Woulett
I chat with Amber Woulett, Director of Marketing of Bold Penguin and also YouTube host of The Insurance Nerdery. We talk about the InsurTech movement, how insurance agents aren’t going anywhere; not matter how many drones try to take over! And how her work helps small businesses grow.
31:35
March 21, 2020
2.6: Boosting Your Growing Business Through Writing with Helena Escalante
Copy Queen Helena Escalante works with authors, thought leaders and CEO’s to boost the digital presence through strategic writing. I sit with her and nerd out about the importance of copy. Helena also shares tips on how you can bring more viewers to your platforms by improving your copy.
21:11
March 21, 2020
2.5: Spiritual Wisdom to Guide Your True Path with Felicia Hinds-Patrick
What is your purpose? What emerges when you surrender? I ask coach and spiritual guide Felicia Hinds-Patrick on her journey from being a big shot in finance living the “perfect” picket fence life and how she chose to dive deeper to find her calling, picking trust over practicality. Felicia now works with women to help them transform their lives.
24:11
March 21, 2020
2.4: Bringing Self-Care Into Your Lifestyle with Krystle Robinson-Hershey
I sit with founder of Sage and Elm Apothecary, Krystle Robinson-Hershey about her story encountering the struggles of mental health that shifted her path into healing through plant medicine and guiding her customers through self-care practices.
24:34
March 21, 2020
2.3: Shifting Women’s Consciousness into Mid-Life with Michelle Aspinwall
How can women reprogram themselves to stay healthy and balanced as they transition into mid-life? I sit down with Michelle Aspinwall; coach, author and skincare specialist to talk about how she helps women evolve into mid life with ease and what she had to unlearn to bring balance into her life through her own personal growth.
28:01
March 17, 2020
2.2: Coworking + Community: An Unconventional Path with Danielle Stroble
Danielle Strobel started her career early and was a leader in the male dominated industry of Indy car racing before starting her own Coworking Space in California. We talk about her story and beginnings in a would before #metoo and how Danielle navigated her career as an incredible entrepreneur.
29:03
March 7, 2020
2.1: The Frequency of Money with Susan Nicholas
Susan Nicholas — a former physician and surgeon went through a conscious awakening towards healing. As an author and international speaker, we talk about her transformation and how she helps others access the frequency of money.
22:24
February 29, 2020
1.9: Trends in Startup Recruiting with Reth Eddy
In this episode, we cover trends in startups recruiting such as how Gen Z is starting to shape the workplace, the role of privilege and education networks in employment, and how to qualified employees are negotiating their offers.
1:01:07
February 23, 2020
1.8: Women, Community & the Workplace with Erin Halper
The way we work is changing, and women are leaving traditional corporate roles and moving into independent consulting roles. In this episode, we speak with Erin Halper of The Upside on how she built a successful business community and how gender plays a role in why she grew her company.
49:27
September 29, 2019
1.7: Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace
We learn all about knowledge sharing in the workplace with Chedva Kleinhandler, CEO and Founder of Emerj. Emerj is an app that connects employees and mentors to provide timely and confidential career advice on demand. In this episode, we dive deep into what it means to exchange and learn new information in the workplace of today, and implications for the future. 
50:06
July 8, 2019
1.6: How Are Wellness Programs Shifting The Way We Work?
We speak with Liz Wilkes, founder and CEO of wellness company Exubrancy, about why companies are integrating wellness programming and how this is changing the way we work.
50:04
May 6, 2019
1.5: How Will Blockchain Impact the Workplace?
On this episode we start by explaining what blockchain is, and speak to expert, Tyler Wellener, of the Blockchain Venture Coalition about how the technology will impact our lives and especially our work. 
53:06
April 28, 2019
1.4: What is Workplace Design?
We speak with architect, Mark Bearak, of DTLS architecture to understand what is workplace design, and how it influences the way we work. In this episode, we'll discuss how Mark goes about designing a workplace, from the concept ideation to material selection. 
40:34
March 6, 2019
1.3: How is Automation Changing the Way We Work?
With more investment going into automation, the jobs market is demanding different skills. We speak with Venture Capitalist, Jason Shuman, from Primary Venture Partners to answer how automation will shift our opportunities and the future of work.
38:55
January 14, 2019
1.2: What is the difference between HR and People Operations?
The traditional HR department has gone through some transformations. From a tool to mitigate human error, its focus has shifted into driving more purpose and engagement in the workplace. In this episode, we speak with a seasoned People Operations professional on this change.
33:34
January 14, 2019
1.1: What Does Diversity Mean in the Workplace?
As the workplace demands more diversity and inclusion, how will our experiences shift? We speak with Kellie Wagner, diversity consultant & Founder of the DEI Collective, to dissect the effects of diversity and what it means for our future.
43:43
January 14, 2019