The Full Potential Movement is a group of influencers, innovators, leaders, motivators, philanthropists and technologists looking to help change the world. We share ideas and experiences to empower and inspire people to reach their Full Potential.
Episode 025 of the Full Potential Podcast features David Salinas. We hear about his career journey, his business ventures and the future of work in this fantastic one hour interview. David shares some great stories and experiences that helped shape his career and the person he is today.
To learn more about David, check out his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidsalinas/
To learn more about Digital Surgeons: https://www.digitalsurgeons.com/
To learn more about District New Haven: https://www.districtnhv.com/
Episode 24 of the Full Potential Podcast features Jayne Mattson. We discuss her career, her business and her book. Jayne has a passion for helping early and mid career professionals with their careers.
To learn more about Jayne's work, please check out her website: https://jaynemattson.com/
To connect with Jayne on LinkedIn, please view her profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaynemattson/
In episode 023 of the Full Potential Live Show we sit down with Chelsea Haines to hear about her fascinating career journey and her health coaching business. We then shift the discussion to a discussion about the power of saying no. If you are interested in getting in touch with Chelsea, follow the links below:
Chelsea Haines LinkedIn
Chelsea Haines Website
Episode 022 of the Full Potential Podcast features Judy Ricker and Jill Duval from Ricker Duval Business Solutions. We discuss their careers, their journey into being small business owners and what it is like to work with your best friend. Judy took a very traditional corporate career path before becoming an entrepreneur while Jill has started multiple businesses over her career. Enjoy the episode and follow the links below to connect with them or learn more about Ricker Duval Business Solutions.
Judy Ricker on LinkedIn
Jill Duval on LinkedIn
Ricker Duval Business Solutions
In episode 021 of the Full Potential Live Show we sit down with Pete Sena, co-founder of Digital Surgeons in New Haven, CT. We discuss Pete's career journey and how is passion for technology has helped him be such a successful entrepreneur. It was a fantastic discussion hearing about the creation of a company and the successes and failures of being an entrepreneur.
To connect with Pete, check out his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/petersena/
To connect with Digital Surgeons, check out their website: https://www.digitalsurgeons.com/
To learn more about District, visit their website: https://www.districtnhv.com/
In episode 020 of the Full Potential Podcast we sit down with Rich Bradbury, founder of Double Oarlock Ranch in Oregon. We hear about his career journey in the oil and gas industry before he decided to jump into being an entrepreneur and have his own ranch. This fantastic interview provides the average American a view into the world of ranching and where some of our food comes from that we purchase at our local stores. To learn more about Rich's ranch, visit https://www.doubleoarlock.com/ or https://desertmountaingrassfed.com/ to purchase your own meat!
Episode 019 of The Full Potential Live Show features Liz Martinez. We hear about her unique career journey which began with a degree in international relations and led to human resources. Then we pivot and discuss what you can do as a college student graduating this semester to help you find a job in this challenging environment due to COVID-19. Liz has many experiences that can help college students during this difficult time.
If you want to connect with Liz, visit her LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liz-martinez88/
In episode 017 of The Full Potential Podcast, we had a fantastic discussion with Lacey Jamison about her unique career journey. Lacey shared some great tips that helped her have a successful career including her use of internships and mentors as well as the power of networking. Enjoy the show and if you would like to connect with Lacy, follow the link below to her LinkedIn Profile.
In episode 017 of the Full Potential Podcast we heard from Laura Diana Haber about her career and her work with TEDxHartford. Laura has a fascinating career journey working at corporations, utilities and non-profits. She also does an amazing amount of work in local community in Hartford, Connecticut.
To connect with Laura, you follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauradinan/
To learn more about Re/Imagine at Nassau Re: https://imagine.nsre.com/
To learn more about TEDxHartford: https://tedxhartford.com/
Episode 016 of The Full Potential Live show was a timely discussion with Kelly Monahan, Ph.D. about her career and recent research published on meeting human needs during times of crisis. Kelly shared how she navigated her career from marketing to HR and how education has helped her be successful across multiple companies.
You can learn more about Kelly on her LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-monahan-ph-d-18879413/
You can learn more about Kelly's research by following the link below: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/company/leadership-during-coronavirus
On Episode 15 of the The Full Potential Podcast, we interviewed Taralyn Romero Ball to hear about her fascinating career journey as well as her take on the topic of innovation. It was great to understand how she was able to create a career for herself in health career by taking bold moves, being successful and leveraging the power of her network.
You can learn more about Taralyn by following her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taralyn-romero-ball-35ba6885/
Rahkim Sabree and I had a fantastic discussion about his career journey, his non-profit and entrepreneurship in episode 014 of The Full Potential Podcast. Rahkim is passionate about financial education in his day job as well as his work personal activities outside of work. To learn more about Rahkim, his books and his non-profit, visit his website www.RahkimSabree.com
The latest episode of the Full Potential Podcast features Holly O'Driscoll. Holly shares her journey from the corporate world to being an entrepreneur and also dives deep into the topic of design thinking and human centered leadership. It was a fantastic discussion starting with learning about Holly's childhood all the way until current day with her business Ampersand Innovation. If you are interested in connecting with Holly, follow the link below to her LinkedIn Page.
Holly on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/holly-n-odriscoll/
We sat down with Ari Santiago, CEO at IT Direct and host of the Made in American podcast. Ari shared his career journey from high school until today including his difficult decision to not become an attorney and instead follow his passion of information technology. Ari shares many great stories of how is family, friends and support system helped me throughout his career. Enjoy the episode.
IT Direct - https://www.gettingyouconnected.com/
Ari Santiago on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/asantiago104/
Made in America Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADoIn7k0Wlg
We spoke to Frank Mengert who shared his career journey from his time as a child to present day. Frank shared details of the multiple businesses he created, his decision to be a computer science major and his journey into using LinkedIn. You can learn more about Frank and his business by following the links below. Enjoy the interview!
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankmengert/
EBM - https://getebm.com/
We had the opportunity to interview Eric Consolazio to hear about his fascinating career including consulting, information technology and now the movie industry. Eric shared the many lessons he has learned over his interesting career journey that have helped him be successful across multiple industries for multiple decades. Listen for all the career tips Eric drops throughout the interview including his definition of snorkeling. If you are interested in learning more about his work or connecting with Eric, feel free to email him at EPConsolazio@gmail.com And remember, A Deadly Legend is coming to theaters in 2020!
This week we interviewed Enrique Rubio to hear his career journey including his startup Cotopaxi and his latest project, Hacking HR. We had fantastic discussion about Enrique's journey from IT to HR and his journey from Venezuela to the United States.
Enrique is a passionate entrepreneur doing great things for the global HR community. Learn more about his work by following the links below and enjoy the conversation!
This week's guest on The Full Potential Live Show is Caitlin Houston. Caitlin is a blogger, social media influencer and storyteller. We have a fantastic discussion about her career that started in marketing, quickly pivoted to her dream of becoming a teacher and then into full time blogger. Caitlin started her blog in 2008 before Instagram and Pinterest were a big deal. Her fantastic writing style along, authenticity and hard work has made her a huge success. You can find her blog by following the link below. Enjoy the interview!
This week's guest on The Full Potential Live Show was Michelle Drapkin, clinical psychologist and behavioral scientist. We learn about her career that includes academia, government, corporate, startup and her own practice. We then dive into a discussion on the topic of effective communication around behavior change. I shared my desire to be more empathetic, Michelle then discussed what that would look like for me and how I could possibly achieve this goal. You can learn more about Michelle by visiting her website: http://drmichelledrapkin.com/
In Season 3, Episode 6 of The Full Potential Podcast, we interview Shannon Malkin Daniels, CEO and Founder of encaptiv. She shares her passion for public speaking and how it led her to teaching and starting a business focused on public speaking software. Shannon then shares tips with our audience on how to improve both your content and delivery when delivering a presentation. Enjoy the show and if you want to learn more about Shannon and encaptiv, follow the link below.
This week we had the opportunity to sit down with John Vasellina to hear about his career journey. It was a fantastic discussion starting from his first job at the family business to his current job in HR. John provided great advice about mentorship, networking and taking risk. You can connect with John by following the links below. Enjoy the show!
John Vasellina's LinkedIn
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This week's show, we sit down with Karen Adamsbaum to hear her career story. She shares her journey including working as an information technology professional during Y2K, her pivot to the insurance world and her latest work leveraging social media and philanthropy to grow her business. You can connect with Karen by following the links below. Enjoy the show!
Karen Adamsabum's LinkedIn
Risk Intelligence Podcast
Season 3, episode 2 was recorded live on LinkedIn as the second episode of The Full Potential Live Show. Our guests, Ray and Jennifer Smithberger shared their journey from the corporate world to starting their own business. Their startup, seedership helps small business owners understand how their philanthropic work impacts their community. Enjoy the fantastic discussion and their great advice to help you reach your Full Potential.
Learn more about seedership by visiting www.seedership.com
Season 3, episode 1 was recorded live on LinkedIn as the first episode of The Full Potential Live Show. Our guest Joe Nespoli shared his career story from his time at Temple to a role in Information Technology and eventually sales. Joe shares stories and people that inspired him along his career journey that helped him become who is today. I was so happy that Joe made the time to join us on the show and try recording the podcast live for the first time. Enjoy the episode and his fantastic advice!
Happy to share episode 6 of our 2nd season of the Full Potential Podcast. This episode features Renu Ann Joseph, CEO and Founder of Luminant Analytics. She shares her journey from college to the corporate world to being an entrepreneur. Renu is a global citizen with a wide variety of experiences and advice to share. Follow the link below to learn more about her data analytics startup Luminant. Enjoy the episode and thank you for listening!
Episode 5 of season 2 features an incredible non-profit leader, Rebekah Castagno. We learn about Rebekah's career story including how she made the switch from the corporate arena to the world of non-profits. Rebekah shares her passion for working with non-profits and we discuss her time at the Village for Families & Children and United Way.
Rebekah closes out the podcast with some fantastic advice for our guests to help you reach your Full Potential. Enjoy the podcast and learn more about ELS by following the link below.
United Way Emerging Leaders Society
Episode 4 of season 2 features an influential leader, John Jaramillo. John is the founder of Coach It Out LLC., where he provides one on one coaching for individuals at all levels ranging from high school students to executives. John has a passion for developing people into great leaders. During the podcast, we hear where his passion stems from and how he takes the lessons from life and turns it into advice to help people reach their Full Potential.
John and I will be sitting down for a follow up podcast to dive deeper into the topic of leadership. To learn more about his organization, follow the link below and enjoy the episode!
Michelle Puzzo joined us for episode 3 of the Full Potential Podcast. We had a fantastic conversation about her life of service including her career as a physical therapist, the founding of her non-profit and her passion for writing children's books.
Throughout her life Michelle has been dedicated to helping people and her interview highlights some of those unique experiences including her latest venture, her non-profit, UR Community Cares that pairs community volunteers with elderly and/or disabled people in need. To learn more about Michelle's initiatives, follow the links below and enjoy the conversation with a truly inspirational woman.
UR Community Cares
Puzzo Boy Books
Episode 2 of season 2 brings an exciting guest to the Full Potential Podcast. Gary Burnham Jr. was a professional baseball player and is now a sales leader in the medical device industry. We walk through Gary's baseball career and discuss what kept him motivated, the importance of teamwork and what life was like after baseball. We close the podcast discussing Gary's transition from baseball to sales and his tips for helping you reach your Full Potential. Hearing stories from a professional athlete provides great perspective and entertainment!
For more inspiration, visit our website: www.FullPotentialMovement.com
We are excited to launch Season 2 of the Full Potential podcast with a fantastic guest! Stacy Brusa is a global HR leader currently working for Munich Re in Germany. We discuss her career journey that started in the mail room and eventually led her thousands of miles away from home on an international assignment. Stacy shares some excellent advice for our listeners and we hope you enjoy our first episode of season 2.
For more inspiration, visit our website: www.FullPotentialMovement.com
Episode 22 of the Full Potential Podcast features Matt Burns, HR Exec, Advisor, Speaker and Philanthropist. Matt shares is unique career journey with us in our latest episode and some fantastic advice for those of you looking to make a pivot in your career. His inspirational story will make you reconsider your purpose with your career. Matt also shares his bold goal of donating $1M to charity over the next 5 years from his newest venture, the Global HR Collective.
Episode 21 of the Full Potential Podcast features Mary Crean. Mary is a promoter, tech start up innovator and corporate business development guru. She shares her stories about being an entrepreneur, mother and non profit innovator. We hear many amazing pieces of advice from her fantastic experiences during her career. Prepare to be inspired by an amazing woman with a wide variety of life experiences.
Episode 20 of the Full Potential Podcast features Christina Musto, Business Development & Vineyard Relations at Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC. They help vineyards and home winemakers make wine. Hearing about their unique business was an experience.
Christina shares her fascinating career story with us through some amazing stories . We hear about her selling grapes at age 8, attending school in California for her wine MBA and her family purchasing a vineyard. Check out their website and social media below. Enjoy the episode!
Episode 19 of the Full Potential Podcast features Amy Waninger, founder and CEO of Lead at Any Level LLC, speaker and writer.
Amy shares her career journey from college to owning her our business today. She explains the importance of networking and how it can change your life and career. Learn more about her career and her advice on her website, leadatanylevel.com
Episode 18 of the Full Potential Podcast features Jason Mayes, Senior Creative Technologist / Research Engineer at Google. Jason shares his fantastic career journey with us starting with how he ended up in the tech field. We learn more about his different experiences including launching his own startup and his time at Google.
Jason's passion for technology is evident from our conversation and it was enjoyable hearing about his different experiences in the tech world. He ends our interview with his advice to help you reach your Full Potential. Learn more about Jason by checking out his website, jasonmayes.com
Our 17th episode of the Full Potential Podcast features Mike Abramson, General Manager of the Hartford Yard Goats, the AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. Mike shares his career journey from not knowing what he wanted to do to running a minor league baseball team.
Mike discusses his passion for people, where he learned to lead and the amazing journey of the Hartford Yard Goats. He closes the podcast with fantastic advice to help people reach their Full Potential. Follow the link below to learn more about the Hartford Yard Goats, click the picture to listen to the podcast.
Our 16th episode of the Full Potential Podcast features Mr. Good Vibes, an entrepreneur and Gen Z Marketing Specialist. Antonio shares his career story and his journey from Antonio to Mr. Good Vibes.
His positivity and creativity has led him to become a successful entrepreneur, public speaker and mentor for youth. Antonio shares some fantastic advice during episode 16 about both life and owning a company. Check out his site by following the link below!
Our 15th episode of the Full Potential Podcast features Annisa Teich. Annisa is the founder of The Small Business Collective. They provide affordable, yet transformative marketing and business development solutions and tools to small business owners.
She shares her career journey from college to being an entrepreneur. We also learn about her inspiration to start her own business and some of her biggest accomplishments working for herself.
Annisa ends our conversation with some fantastic advice to help you reach your Full Potential. Click the picture below to listen!
Episode 14 of the Full Potential Podcast features Doug Whitehorn, Associate Producer for ESPN. We hear about his role supporting live NBA games, NFL games and other events for ESPN.
Doug shares his career story from college to internships to his role at ESPN today. We hear how his variety of work experiences helped him determine his career path and end up with a job that he truly loves.
Doug also shares his biggest accomplishment and failure of his career as well as his advice to help people reach their Full Potential.
Episode 13 of the Full Potential Podcast features Blessing Adogame, an inspirational young woman attending Drexel University. Blessing shares her global journey that landed her in the U.S., her path to choosing her major and highlights a few of the roles she has had in her young career.
We learn about her Students of LinkedIn Initiative and how her and a small group of dedicated volunteers are helping empower college students on LinkedIn. Blessing shares some fantastic advice for college students throughout the interview including her advice to reach your Full Potential.
Episode 12 of the Full Potential Podcast features an Insurance Industry icon, Tony Canas. Tony shares his love for the insurance industry, career story and unique path to starting Insurance Nerds. Check out his site www.insnerds.com to learn more about the insurance industry including books, podcast and resources for people in the industry.
Tony details his career path from call center agent to insurance industry influencer and public speaker. We wrap up the interview with some fantastic advice from Tony to help you achieve your Full Potential.
In Episode 11 of the Full Potential Podcast we interview Matt Williams who produces television shows for many of the major cable networks you watch everyday. Matt shares his career story from unpaid intern to television producer and provides some fantastic advice for anyone trying to make it in a competitive industry.
Episode 10 of the Full Potential Podcast features the founder of River Bend Bookshop, Meghan Hayden.
She shares her story of leaving corporate America to pursue her dream of opening a bookstore.
We hear about her motivation for making the change and she shares some fantastic advice to close the podcast.
You can learn more about her bookstore and order books online by visiting www.riverbendbookshop.com
Enjoy the episode!
In episode 3 of the Full Potential Podcast we have the opportunity to interview Brianna Sylver, a leader in business innovation, board member, design educator and thought leader. She takes us on a journey through her career, shares how she started her own consulting firm and provides some tips on reaching your full potential.
Episode 9 of the Full Potential Podcast features entrepreneur and philanthropist, Matt Siracusa. Learn about Matt's passion for helping people through his organization Sparrow Ministries, https://www.facebook.com/sparrowministrieshartford and his company WEWOOL, https://wewool.org/
Happy Thanksgiving! This week we sit down with Ali Lazowski, the founder of Bare Life, a crave-worthy food company headquartered in Connecticut.
Ali shares her career journey with us and explains how her health pushed her to embrace healthy food and start her company.
It is an inspirational story and will hopefully help people understand how to reach their Full Potential!
Check out her site: https://www.eatbarelife.com
Episode 7 of the Full Potential Podcast is now available. We sit down with Christine Schindler, Co-founder and CEO of Pathspot, a company trying to end foodborne illness. www.pathspottech.com We learn about her background, passion for technology and healthcare and why she started Girls Engineering Change. www.girlsengineeringchange.org
Episode 6 of the Full Potential Podcast is a fantastic interview with Stephen Shields, Senior Consultant at Gallup. We discuss his career & the Clifton Strengths Assessment. He also shares why "finding your joy" is critical to reaching your Full Potential. Find out more about the Clifton Strengths Assessment at https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/
The Full Potential Podcast is back after some time off for the summer. Episode 5 features Jill Mayer, CEO of Bead Industries and a 40 under 40 award winner.
We discuss her career journey, her current role as the CEO of a manufacturing company and what she does to reach her Full Potential.
I am excited to share with all of you, episode 4 of the Full Potential Podcast. We have the opportunity to interview Shannon Malkin Daniels, entrepreneur, public speaking & communication guru and author. We hear her career story and learn about her communication and marketing startup, Encaptiv. https://www.encaptiv.com
In episode 2 of the Full Potential Podcast we here from a truly amazing woman. Alyssa Kelleher is a mother, Veteran and motivator working every day to improve the lives of Veteran students and their families at the University of Connecticut.
In the first full episode of the Full Potential Podcast, I have the opportunity to interview James Guerin.
James is a proven sales leader, motivator, athlete and influencer.
We discuss his career, how he ended up his role today and advice for our listeners.
Enjoy and thank you for listening!