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A conversation about positivity and change. We all want to be better and leave our mark on the world, and in this podcast Jerome and Brian interview people about what drives them. Their stories of overcoming challenges, sustaining personal growth, and diving into lifelong passions that have made an impact and it is time to share them with you. Create positivity, inspire change, join the conversation: Plus Delta!
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Episode 22 - We all want diversity and equity, but how do we make REAL change? With Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis

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Episode 22 - We all want diversity and equity, but how do we make REAL change? With Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis

Plus Delta

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Episode 26: How can I merge two worlds together? with Damion Taylor
When one person has more than one creative side they have to find a way to express it. Our guest, Damion Taylor, gives his story on how he merges his analytical and creativity together to create his brand Tech Witch. Check out his podcast Professional Confessions. Website: Professionalconfession.com | Professional Confession Podcast: https://shows.acast.com/6125936ce23d630012d6f69e | Tech Witch Podcast: https://shows.acast.com/tech-witch Don't forget to subscribe on all places you can find podcasts Follow us @plusdeltapod on Instagram and Twitter
01:34:22
September 28, 2021
Episode 25 - How can art and acknowledging the Self help you deal with anxiety? With artist, author and activist Marq Mervin
This conversation had us in our feelings!!! Marq Mervin (he/him) is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, activist, and lover of cartoons and video games. The Florida native studied animation at Jacksonville University and New York Institute of Technology. Marq’s career led him to design and animate for local startups, broadcast news, and non-profit organizations. His tenure in broadcast led to an Emmy Award-winning documentary. Marq is also the author of "One Day, I Hope That...", a collection of prose and poetry, who joins us to talk about his art, self-discovery, and share how his life lead him to the writing of his book! Hope you enjoy this conversation! Don't forget to subscribe on all places you can find podcasts Follow us @plusdeltapod on Instagram and Twitter Follow Marq @marqmervin on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok 
01:28:44
September 21, 2021
Episode 24 - How can you hunt for national treasures through science and girl power? With National Treasure Hunt Podcast Hosts Aubrey and Emily
Do you love the National Treasure movies? Do you enjoy science? Come join us this week on an episode filled with college stories, movie talk, SCIENCE, and of course girl power! Co-hosts of the National Treasure Hunt Podcast Aubrey and Emily partake in one of our routine conversations that go back and forth between real talk and real fun. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow @NThuntpodcast and of course @Plusdeltapod on twitter and instagram
01:30:19
September 14, 2021
Episode 23: How can movement and learning from other cultures help one grow? With Luke Francois
In this episode we discuss how our guest Luke uses martial arts and the movement of the human body to lead him on a journey of constant growth, in which he pushes himself and others to be the best version of themselves. Luke shares his stories as a Physical Therapist, as a student of movement and martial arts, and his travels through Japan, which have inspired your two hosts to rekindle their hopes of traveling to Japan and their growth as educators. We hope you enjoy this episode! Don't forget to visit our website plusdelta.org to listen to previous episodes and read our blog! Follow us @plusdeltapod on Instagram and Twitter!
01:29:08
September 7, 2021
Episode 22 - We all want diversity and equity, but how do we make REAL change? With Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis
If you've ever worked as a teacher or in corporate America you've had some sort of Diversity training? But how effective are they? Is talking and hoping things get better enough? This conversation gets tough but nothing worth doing is ever easy! It's not about putting BLM in your bio, it is not about reading another book on how to be a better person, it is about being part of the conversation and being part of the change! Let's get to work!
01:17:51
August 31, 2021
Episode 21 How can we "grow" to save the earth? - w/Kenny Gil
Have you ever wanted to start a garden but just didn't know how. We interview gardener and agriculture specialist, Kenny Gil, on the way he navigates through gardening via a communal approach. We dive in into the beliefs of sustainability, teaching others to teach themselves, and how to start your own garden with just $100 or less. Check out Kenny Gil's world of gardening on instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/lig_ynnek/  Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcast to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/
01:14:02
August 17, 2021
Episode 20 - How can early experiences Lead to Life-long Learning? (with Adonis McQueen)
It is not often we have super academically driven episodes, but boy was this conversation so much fun! As hosts we understood about half of the jargon but when you hear someone as excited about his research as Adonis is you can't help but be enthralled in the conversation! This week we talk to Dr. Adonis McQueen, a happy-go-lucky guy that loves sharing his experience as an academic, loves explaining his research, and most of all, share how regardless of whether you go the full academic route or you are simply a curious mind, learning should be something that never ends! We hope you enjoy this week's episode as much as we did! Don't forget to subscribe, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod
01:37:58
August 10, 2021
Episode 19 - "Why Can't I Love Myself In the Clothes I'm in?" With Business Owner Stephanie Cogan
Clothes... We wear them, and sometimes we don't. We've all dealt with the judgement and perception of what we wear in society everyday. Stephanie Cogan, Owner of Boho & Boujee shares her story of what got her interested in the fashion/clothing, why she left her successful career as a teacher to pursue her dreams of owning her own Boutique. She tells her trials and tribulations and why Brian and Jerome are having an argument over... cargo shorts? Listen in on this week's episode of Plus Delta.  Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/ Go to Stephanie Cogan's Boutique, Boho and Boujee https://bohoandboujee.store/ https://www.instagram.com/boho.and.boujee_/
57:13
July 27, 2021
Episode 18 - How to Cook your Way to Success? (With Chef Leon C Brunson)
On this episode we interview Chef Leon! Chef Leon is a hard working, passionate man looking to improve the food industry as well as the Tallahassee community with his upcoming projects. Listen to find out how a job at Waffle House grew into a dream of entrepreneurship by learning about the different techniques required to make the perfect 5 course meal, the ups and downs of business ownership, and the ability to have an open mind! WARNING do not listen on an empty stomach, you will be hungry by the end of this episode! Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/
01:18:47
July 20, 2021
Episode 17 - Where do we Travel to Next? With... Us! Your co-hosts extraordinare Brian and Jerome!
We have interviewed various people about various hobbies and passions, on this episode Jerome and Brian share about their passion, traveling! We talk about our first trips, our least and most favorite places to visit, and our dreams of future travel. Hope you enjoy and get inspired to travel more yourself! Share your travel thoughts, experiences, and suggestions @plusdeltpod on Instagram and Twitter and @plusdeltapodcast on Facebook!
58:37
July 13, 2021
Episode 16 - What Makes Millennials so Angry and Why we Choose Comedy as a Coping Mechanism? (With Comedian Stephen)
Up-and-coming stand-up comedian and tech mogul is a Millennial filled with rage. In this episode we talk about how Millennials got the rep of always being angry, why Stephen has chosen stand-up comedy as his coping mechanism, and rant about anything else that came to mind! Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/ fpAYi6wjgbxwTYj1q1N1
01:09:21
July 6, 2021
Episode 15 - What movies do you recommend? (With Garrick Jordan of the Tuna Fish Special Podcast
After talking about music last a few weeks back, it only makes sense we would talk about movies next! This week we talk to Garrick about his podcast which reviews movies, we discuss the movies and actors we enjoy, and share our hopes that we can get back to nights at movie theaters soon! Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/ fpAYi6wjgbxwTYj1q1N1
01:08:32
June 29, 2021
Episode 14 - Do really know about D&D? Like, for real for real? (With Duval King Jacob of Duval & Dragons)
This episode definitely takes a look at tabletop games from a whole new perspective. In this episode, we interview Jacob co-founder of The Empatheatre and Dungeon Master of Duval & Dragons and we go deep into the art of story telling that comes with games like Dungeon and Dragons. Join us for a light-hearted yet deep conversation about games, friendship, and perspective that you just don't want to miss! For real for real! Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod! Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlusDeltapod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plusdeltapod/ fpAYi6wjgbxwTYj1q1N1
01:47:57
June 22, 2021
Episode 13 - What does music mean to you? (With Christopher Meadors of the Pineapple-cast Podcast)
What do scary Sesame Street characters, a mean Jared Leto, and reggae music have in common? Well that would be our guest this week Christopher Meadeors of the Pineapple-cast Podcast! Join us this week as we have a fun conversation about his and our history with music, what music means to all of us, and many other fun stories relating to.... you guessed it... Music! Christopher also gives juicy gossip about musicians he's worked with and his perspective on the future of concerts. Don't forget to follow and subscribe to the Pineapple-cast Podcast, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @Plusdeltapod!
01:21:58
June 15, 2021
Episode 12 - What is the Psychology behind Personal Growth? (With Danilo Tesi of the Psychologist Reacts Podcast
When discussing our episodes thus far we noticed one key commonality amongst them. Personal Growth. This week we were very fortunate to interview coach and psychologist Danilo Tesi host of the Psychologist Reacts podcast, and dive deeper into what it means to achieve personal growth. We defined growth and success from various perspectives and Jerome even had a live coaching session just for you to be a part of. Let us know what you think!
01:10:27
June 8, 2021
Episode 11 - What does it mean to serve and volunteer? With Kristen "Kiki" Brown of TRIBE
Kristen "Kiki" Brown gave us the amazing opportunity to see what TRIBE is all about and enlightened us on the problem with Volunteer culture. During our visit to TRIBE of Seminole Heights we got to hear her story, discussed the power of service, and how to be part of a community!
01:15:37
June 1, 2021
Episode 10 "Are We There Yet?"
No interviews this week. We're going solo by clearing the queue on our thoughts. A reflective episode as the Plus Delta podcast celebrates it's 10th official episode. Listen in to hear some of our most thought provoking conversations as we continue to grow, learn, and laugh at the ridiculousness we call life. Remember to follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @Plusdelta3!
59:42
May 25, 2021
Episode 9-Why Should Education Be On The Ballot? (With School Board Member Jessica Vaughn)
Jessica Vaughn one of the newest members of Hillsborough County Schools' School Board joins us this week to talk about all things education. We discuss her story and involvement in education and politics, as well as, the importance of having education be a top priority in all elections down ballot, and so much more. Whether you are an educator, rising politician, or want to know how to help out more in your community this is a must listen! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @Plusdelta3 and listen to Jessica's Podcast Reclaiming My Mind!
57:26
May 18, 2021
Episode 8 - Can I Really Succeed If My Background Dictates I Shouldn't? With Realtor and Long-time Friend Alicia Deer-Katz
This episode is not one that can be easily described, Alicia comes on the show this week to share her life struggles and growth from a kid that by society's standards "should have failed" to her development as a realtor in the Tampa Bay Area. We get deep in this conversation y'all, tune in, relate, and laugh in an episode full of life!  Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod and follow Alicia @Aliciaoffical for more! muPMBdLSXeitesW5VA0N
01:03:20
May 11, 2021
Episode 7 How can one have the best theme park experience? With Brian Abrams
After working in the theme park industry for 16 years and being a theme park junkie for his entire life, Brian Abrams comes on the show to discuss everything you need to know about theme parks. From stories about working the parking lot shift to where to get the best food, you'll want listen to this one as you plan your next vacation! Don't forget to subscribe to on Spotify to get updates on episodes and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @plusdeltapod and follow Brian's adventures @theabramsadventure on Instagram
01:14:27
May 4, 2021
Episode 6 - Should I Even Date During COVID? (With Nicole)
After a year of COVID and embracing various cultures, Nicole comes on the show to talk to us about what it's like to be in the dating world during a time when our lives just seem to make little sense. From tips for creating an online profile to heart-to-hearts about being yourself; we hope you enjoy this conversation as much we did!
01:04:33
April 27, 2021
Episode 5 What the hell is a Z-illennial? (with Sydnee Wilkerson)
Have you ever been stuck in two groups? We identify ourselves through race, gender, culture, sexual orientation, or even career paths, but how about a generation? Sydnee, host of the podcast, "Reign on Your Parade", gives us insight on her perspective of being a Zillennial (Millennial + Gen Z). From pop culture to music, and social media we go back in time to reflect on our former selves growing up throw the digital age.  Please leave a us a review and/or your Plus & Delta of this episode on our social media platforms below: Twitter: @PlusDeltapod Instagram: @PlusDeltapod Email: podmedia@plusdelta.org Music by John Mann Outro Song: Jessica Ware-Mirage (Don't Stop) 
57:34
April 20, 2021
Episode 4 - What is the diversity, race and culture checklist? (With Dr. Cara De La Cruz and Shawna Greene)
We're back from a week hiatus of spring break fun and trouble. Now let's get serious. This week we talk with two phenomenal women, Dr. Cara de la Cruz and Shawna Greene. Two public health experts on race, culture and health. This is topic is far from over but it starts with a conversation. We discuss from birth rates among different races to how can we dismantle white supremacy. Tune in this week with Plus Delta. *Disclaimer* We are not experts in the field just three people who want to have a discussion about race, culture and identity.  Please like, review and subscribe  Twitter & Tiktok: PlusDelta3
55:05
March 30, 2021
Episode 3 - Is it better in Public or Private? (Economics with Dane Michael Seckar)
In this episode, we discuss how economics can impact our state, community, and even ourselves. We are joined by economist and educator Dane Michael Seckar on how private vs. public policy affects us all.
01:18:48
March 17, 2021
Episode 2 - "Is it okay to just be okay?" - Success with Dr. Jenny
Having trouble finding and defining success? With the current state of the Pandemic, we talk to Dr. Jennifer Rink, an education professional, professional development expert, and professor about success. "Is it okay to just be okay"? We start out this episode with the witty banter between Jerome and Brian, talking about their struggles that lead us to this week's tea and the interview with our amazing guest.
01:10:46
March 9, 2021
Episode 1 - Why is everyone so obsessed with GameStop and Cryptocurrency? (with Joshua Campbell)
In this episode, we "spill" our tea through discussion talk about various current events, and find a focus on wallstreetbets and investing. We interview a current crypto-currency user/expert,Joshua Campbell, on his experience investing in cryptocurrencies and find out the basics of purchasing cryptocurrencies, what to look out for, and how to become invested in the cryptocurrency market. 
01:28:23
March 2, 2021
The Official Plus Delta Trailer!
Looking for a new podcast to listen to? Look no further! Tune in every Tuesday to Plus Delta. Three Ordinary People interviewing Extraordinary People which will leave you thinking, "What is my plus and delta?" 
00:47
February 23, 2021