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UNITED State of Women

UNITED State of Women

By Kalena James & Julie Deem
UNITED State of Women is a personal leadership development podcast focused on educating and elevating women's ability to have it all and teach them how to get it! Our USW Podcast transforms personal and professional leadership frustrations for progress into visions for a better one. Women are uniting, starting businesses, and growing companies at a pace faster than ever before. They are at the table in more executive boardrooms, speaking out on more important personal and business issues and becoming key contenders and players in our state and local gov.
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140 - Global Leadership Summit 2022 Interview with Jon Sampson, Ph.D. Regional Director at Indiana Wesleyan University
Last month, Kalena James and I attended the simulcasted Global Leadership Summit hosted in Kokomo, Indiana by Crossroads Community Church. In this mini series, we are sharing interviews from that event. Jon Sampson is Indiana Wesleyan University's regional director, and works with their national and global campus, focused on adult and online education. Connect with Jon Sampson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmsampson/ More information about Indiana Wesleyan University: https://degrees.indwes.edu/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Huge thank you to Crossroads Community Church for hosting this amazing event and for inviting us!! Learn more about Crossroads Community Church: https://ecrossroads.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
07:39
September 28, 2022
139 - Global Leadership Summit 2022 Interview Jean Merrell from The Way
Last month, Kalena James and I attended the simulcasted Global Leadership Summit hosted in Kokomo, Indiana by Crossroads Community Church. In this mini series, we are sharing interviews from that event. Jean Merrell is from the non-profit organization called The Way More information about The Way - https://www.theway2him.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Huge thank you to Crossroads Community Church for hosting this amazing event and for inviting us!! Learn more about Crossroads Community Church: https://ecrossroads.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
08:47
September 21, 2022
138 - Global Leadership Summit 2022 Interview Carla Biro from Indiana Wesleyan University
Last month, Kalena James and I attended the simulcasted Global Leadership Summit hosted in Kokomo, Indiana by Crossroads Community Church. In this mini series, we are sharing interviews from that event. Carla Biro is the director of mobile career labs and is currently a doctorate student at IWU. Connect with Carla Biro: carlabiro@indwes.edu More information about Indiana Wesleyan University Kokomo: https://www.indwes.edu/adult-graduate/locations/kokomo/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Huge thank you to Crossroads Community Church for hosting this amazing event and for inviting us!! Learn more about Crossroads Community Church: https://ecrossroads.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------- Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
07:16
September 14, 2022
137 - Global Leadership Summit 2022 Interview with Jennifer Bingaman from Cross America
Last month, Kalena James and I attended the simulcasted Global Leadership Summit hosted in Kokomo, Indiana by Crossroads Community Church. In this mini series, we are sharing interviews from that event. Jennifer Bingaman is the director of marketing at Cross America. Cross America is a nonprofit ministry mission with a really big goal in mind. Jennifer came to Cross America through working for one of the nonprofits that is housed there called CSI ministries, which is a short-term mission organization. Connect with Jennifer Bingaman on LinkedIn: Cross America: https://crossamerica.net/ REGISTER for True North Women's Ministry Event - September 10, 9-1:00 PM: https://web.charityengine.net/truenorth Huge thank you to Crossroads Community Church for hosting this amazing event and for inviting us!! Learn more about Crossroads Community Church: https://ecrossroads.org/ Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
12:03
September 07, 2022
136 - Don't Hide Your Gifts with The Cheesecake Lady, Cassie Smith-Johnson
Have you been holding out on a gift all because you didn't even realize it was something special??? Cassie Smith-Johnson AKA The Cheesecake Lady, joins Kalena James and Julie Deem to share her journey of starting a cheesecake business at the height of the pandemic. The Cheesecake Lady Indy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Cheesecake-Lady-Indy-104418174869073 Website: https://thecheesecakeladyindy.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur -------------------------------------------------- USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
19:60
August 31, 2022
135 - Lead Like it Matters, Birthday Special
It’s our birthday and we have so much to unpack!!! Kalena James and Julie Deem are recapping their birthdays and Global Leadership Summit 2022!!!!! Kalena spent time with family enjoying good food and company. She traveled to Indianapolis and had breakfast at her favorite restaurant and came home and had a BBQ and enjoyed the fellowship. Julie went to Kentucky to help with the flood relief in Breathitt County. Learn more about The Happy Church and the community of Breathitt and ways you can support in the links below. She also completed her mentor training for Allies, an anti-human trafficking organization. Learn more about the highlights from Global Leadership Summit. In the next few weeks, you will begin to hear the interviews we recorded at GLS 2022. Kalena’s favorite takeaway: “Lead like it matters” Julie’s favorite takeaway: “How we love matters” -------------------------------------------------- Ways to support Breathitt County, Kentucky. Flood Relief: https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/2134926 The Happy Church Website: https://thehappychurch.org/?fbclid=IwAR3_0tHFu7LrsRjfk8d151_f2LR0KiYIwSXzRpYRXairxU2lkC342TqkZ7Q Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehappychurch Email: happy@thehappychurch.org -------------------------------------------------- Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur -------------------------------------------------- USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
32:42
August 24, 2022
134 - Marketing Your Online Business with Caitlin Durning from Meraki Media Management
Caitlin Durning joins Julie Deem to discuss all things, business strategies and entrepreneurship pitfalls in the online space. Caitlin started her media management business, Meraki Media Management, three years ago. She was only a few years out of college when Caitlin decided to dive head first into the entrepreneurship journey. Connect with Caitlin: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/meraki_media_management/ Website - https://www.merakimediamanagement.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Instagram:  USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
27:17
August 17, 2022
133 - Strategies for Discipline
Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing tips for creating more discipline in your personal and professional life. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:43
August 11, 2022
132 - Transformative Power of Communication with Colleen Kendrick
Words have power. Colleen Kendrick joins Julie Deem to share the science of communication and how it can transform your life. Colleen Kendrick, DBA, FACHE, has more than 20 years of experience crafting and implementing strategies in marketing, management, and communications with healthcare organizations, some of the nation’s largest nonprofits, and for-profit corporations large and small. An experienced entrepreneur in her own right, Colleen understands both the challenges of limited resources and big dreams, and the needs of a large business with many divisions, partners and budgets. Delicately balancing consulting and education, Colleen attributes her success to building collaborative relationships that have resulted in a proven track record of growth and positive transformation in a variety of industries. Additionally, Colleen has earned her FACHE credential with the American College of Healthcare Executives. She currently serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Marketing Department at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. More about Kendrick & Company at - https://kendrickcompany.com/ Complimentary resources - https://kendrickcompany.com/resources/  Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:01
August 03, 2022
131 - Creating Your Energy Vision
How do you take a vision and generate the energy to reach the goals you see for yourself? Kalena James and Julie Deem share tips around how you can create your energy vision. "Energy leadership is their energetic presence. It is who you are and what you default to at the end of the day and how you're energetically made up in order to really see how you see the world." -Kalena James If you're in Kokomo, Indiana, Crossroads Community Church is hosting this year's Global Leadership Summit and we're so excited to share that we will be there hosting a live podcast event. This year's topic is: "Voice Your Vision" and is a great opportunity to take the next step in your vision. The global leadership summit is the premier leadership event of the year. And it brings you and your team a two-day catalytic experience of rich learning, new ideas, fresh perspective, and inspiring stories from leading experts, spanning a wide range of fields and backgrounds. This is an in-person and virtual event. For ticket information go to: https://globalleadership.org/global-leadership-summit/ Huge thank you to Crossroads Community Church for hosting this amazing event and for inviting us!! Learn more about Crossroads Community Church: https://ecrossroads.org/ Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
14:55
July 27, 2022
130 - Break Free From Your Dirty Little Secret with Gretchen Hydo
Do you have a dirty little secret? Listen to this conversation with Gretchen Hydo and Julie Deem all about dirty little secrets. Spoiler alert, EVERYONE has them!!!! Considered by many to be one of Los Angeles’ top coaches, Gretchen Hydo is a Master Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation, a certified mentor coach, mesmerizing keynote speaker, and engaging workshop facilitator. She specializes in helping individuals, organizations and coaches make life-changing transformations by breaking free of the rules and secrets that hold them back from living their most powerful lives. Her coaching and wisdom helps people create new identities based on their strengths and step into their best lives, achieving life-changing success both personally and professionally. Gretchen is the author of the book, "Break Free From Your Dirty Little Secret: A Ten Stage Secret Breaking System to a New You", and is dedicated to helping women break free from the shame of their secrets to step into bigger living. Checkout Gretchen Hydo and preorder her book, "Break Free From Your Dirty Little Secret: A Ten Stage Secret Breaking System to a New You". Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:51
July 20, 2022
129 - Purposeful Goal Setting
Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing tips for setting more purposeful goals. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
18:34
July 13, 2022
128 - Outside of the Comfort Zone with Liz Carver
Let's talk about loneliness is the theme for this year's Women's Empowerment Event taking place at the Philippines Cultural Community Center. Liz Carver joins Julie Deem to share more about the event and what you can expect. Liz is the Executive Director for the Philippines Cultural Community Center which offers many events that support the Indianapolis community. More about this Women's Empowerment Event: July 24, 1-5 PM Email Liz: liz.prevot@phcenter.org FB : The Philippines Cultural Community Center Instagram: Phcenterin @phcenterin USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
17:18
July 06, 2022
127 - 5 Hard Truths That Made Me Stronger
Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing 5 truths that made Julie stronger and helped her grow. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
31:48
June 29, 2022
126 - You Can and You Will with Brenda Barnett
Starting anything new can be so overwhelming!!! What do you do when you have goals and plans but your schedule is packed with other things?? Brenda Barnett joins Julie Deem to share how she balances being a good wife to her husband, mom to her 4 children, and businesswomen to her 3 businesses! Connect with Brenda Barnett | Facebook | Brenda Barnett Photography | Precise Residential Cleaning | Design on A Dime Instagram: Brenda Barnett @bbbrenda_barnetttttt USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
24:42
June 22, 2022
125 - Difference is Attitude
Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing how attitude what makes the difference in how you see your life and how you dream for the future. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:16
June 15, 2022
124 - Road Trip: Thriving on Vacation with Kids
Julie Deem shares 4 tips to help you thrive on your next road trip with kids!! Pack for the road trip. Add snacks and a cooler to the backseat with everyone’s favorite snacks. Bring coloring books, toys, digital devices, and fidget toys. Plan on taking longer than you expect. Everyone will be more patient if they understand the day will be long. Don’t skip pulling off and taking time to take in the drive. Look on the map and at upcoming signs for fun things to do. Make the drive just as memorable as the vacation. Take photos, grab souvenirs, celebrate every state welcome sign. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
09:34
June 08, 2022
123 - Breakup to Breakthrough with Zara Marin Franks
How can you begin the journey to healing and reclaiming your life after going through a breakup? Don't let heartbreak stop you from living. Zara Marin Franks joins Julie Deem to share how you can go from breakup to breakthrough. Zara Marin Franks helps people heal stronger from heartache. zaramarinfranks.com Instagram: Zara Marin Franks @zaramarinfranks USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
25:36
June 01, 2022
122 - My Journey to Podfest 22' - 5 Reasons to Bet on Yourself
Julie Deem is heading to Podfest!! Listen now as she shares 5 reasons to bet on yourself! Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
08:42
May 25, 2022
121 - Turning No's into Heck Yes' with Tiphany Kane
How can you take ownership of your life and make more radical decisions? Tiphany Kane hosts 2 podcasts and is the co-founder for KaSa Media Productions. She is the Heck Yes! Coach and helps people turn life's NO's into Heck Yes'! Podcast: Radical Audacity Podcast: Mastering the Podcast Mindset Instagram: Tiphany Kane @tiphanykane USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
21:04
May 18, 2022
120 - Check Your Mind
Kalena James and Julie Deem are in studio sharing 4 ways to work on your mindset. 1. Own your behavior, feelings, and reactions. - You can’t control everything but you can control how you react to everything. 2. Understand your influence. - You are a role model, how you show up matters. 3. Gain confidence by skill mastery. - Build Your confidence by uskilling. 4. Develop a daily gratitude practice. - Take time every day to think of 3 things you’re thankful for. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
25:52
May 11, 2022
119 - Mind Your Menstrual with Charity Rodgers
When was the last time you took a minute to, 'Mind Your Menstrual'? Charity Rodgers joins Julie Deem to share how we can be better with understanding and working with our menstrual cycles. Charity helps women find peace in day to day, strength and sensitivity and awareness around their menstrual cycle. Download the FREE cycle synching quick guide: https://subscribepage.io/cycle-101-reference  Website: Mind Your Menstrual Instagram: Charity Rodgers @mindyourmenstrual USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
16:46
May 04, 2022
118 - Business Principles for Female Leaders
Kalena James and Julie Deem are in studio sharing 4 business principles for female leaders. Learn why the ladies are are so passionate about this subject as they announce a big project that has been developing behind the scenes!!! 1. Understand the values and beliefs of those you serve. 2. Connect with empathy and generosity. 3. Automate more tasks to free up time. 4. Don’t take it personal. “It can have everything to do with you but it has nothing to do with you” - Kalena James Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:03
April 27, 2022
117 - Stress Less with Carlee Myers
Do you feel stressed out??? Carlee Myers is an expert at helping high level career women who have experienced devastating loss deal with day-to-day stress in a way that creates more satisfying results. She is also the creator of, "The Stress Less Method", which is a signature five-step process that walks women through the steps they need to take to experience true emotional freedom. Get ready to stress less in this episode with Julie Deem and Carlee Myers. Download Carlee's free audio training here. https://stresslessco.com/energy  Intuitive Blueprint Podcast Episode Referenced "My Experience with Kambo" Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6XNqosgOQDrTiVpSdOnt4j Instagram: The Stress Less Co @thestresslessco Carlee Myers @carleeamyers USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
33:56
April 20, 2022
116 - Productivity Hacks to MAXIMIZE Your Day
Kalena James and Julie Deem are in studio sharing 5 productivity hacks to help you maximize the most out of your day. Also get ready to find out what Kid Cudi and Kalena have in common. 1. Create a daily task sheet. 2. Have hard deadlines. 3. Stay focused. 4. Put away distractions. 5. Do what you can. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
22:26
April 13, 2022
115 - Your Voice Matters with Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Women Who Podcast Magazine, Kathy Barron
Independent women podcasters make up a fraction of the podcast community. Kathy Barron joins Julie Deem to inspire more women to take up podcasting. Kathy is the founder and editor-in-chief of Women Who Podcast magazine. She is also the host of Women Who Sarcast podcast. Kathy Barron empowers, encourages, and inspires women to live outside of their comfort zone and go for what they want in life. Listen now as Julie Deem and Kathy Barron discuss why, "Your Voice Matters". For more information on how to contribute to Women Who Podcast Magazine and to subscribe visit: https://www.womenwhopodcastmag.com/  Get your 50% off ticket to Women Who Podcast Symposium with code: LEVELUP https://www.womenwhopodcastmag.com/womenwhopodcastsymposium.html Instagram: Women Who Podcast @womenwhopodcastmagazine Kathy Barron @womenwhosarcast USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:08
April 06, 2022
114 - Hitting Reset
Kalena James and Julie Deem are back in studio sharing 5 steps to help you hit that reset button. 1. Focus on the basics. 2. Have a plan. 3. Get organized. 4. Make it fun. 5. Go to work. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
17:58
March 30, 2022
113 - When Integrity and Purpose Connect with Stacie Odeneal
You are doing the best you can today. Stacie Odeneal joins Julie Deem to share how her purpose aligned with integrity and created a higher purpose. Stacie is a 15 year veteran of illegal industry through that journey she has found her purpose in serving children and families. "What I do is not who I am." -Stacie Odeneal Listen now as Julie Deem and Stacie Odeneal discuss what happens, "When Integrity and Purpose Connect". Contact Stacie at her office: (931) 762-4012 or FaceBook at Stacie Odeneal Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
29:26
March 23, 2022
112 - Healing Journeys with Becca Benevento
Stop believing the lies and start your healing journey. Becca Benevento joins Julie Deem to share how her journey of healing inspired her to help others. Becca is a life coach whose focuses on helping people struggling with anxiety and depression. Listen now as Julie Deem and Becca Benevento discuss, "Healing Journeys". Instagram: Becca Benevento @becca.benevento USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
16:21
March 16, 2022
111 - Your Mountain of Resilience with Candice Smiley
Life is full of ups and downs with lots of messiness in between. Candice Smiley joins Julie Deem to share her story of resilience and growth. Candice is a mom podcast or social marketer and essential list who loves to engage in interesting conversations with our other influencers and entrepreneurs. Listen now as Julie Deem and Candice Smiley discuss, "Your Mountain of Resilience". Connect with Candice Smiley Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
27:01
March 09, 2022
110 - Ancestral Clearing® with Elizabeth Kipp
Elizabeth Kipp shares tips on managing chronic pain and guides the audience through an Ancestral Clearing® for all women. Elizabeth is an Addiction Recovery Coach and Ancestral Clearing® Practitioner, and Yoga and Meditation Teacher specializing in chronic pain, stress management, and trauma-informed yoga. Listen now as Julie Deem and Elizabeth Kipp as they have a conversation about "Ancestral Clearing®". Elizabeth Kipp's Website: https://elizabeth-kipp.com/  Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:30
March 02, 2022
109 - Mindful Based Healing with Sarah Ariaudo
Sarah Ariaudo shares how mindfulness can help you heal. Sarah is the founder of Mindful Based Healing and the creator of the Mindful Based Healing Program. She has worked with cancer fighters since the early 2000's and that the people who tolerated the treatments the best, healed the quickest, and those who were overall healthier mentally and physically had a mindfulness practice. Listen now as Julie Deem and Sarah Ariaudo "Mindful Based Healing". More about Mindful Based Healing Instagram: Sarah Ariaudo @sarahariaudo USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
17:21
February 23, 2022
108 - Empowered You with Heidi Lesiw
Heidi Lesiw shares how her signature program, "Empowered You," focuses on four key phases, clarity, limitless, empowered, and balanced to help you disover your most authentic self. Heidi is a certified life and empowerment coach from the Southwest of England who takes high achieving women on a journey of self-discovery for a life that feels as good as it looks. Listen now as Julie Deem and Heidi Lesiw discuss, "Empowered You". More info Empowered You: >> Application Instagram: Heidi Lesiw @heidihi_coach USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
22:31
February 16, 2022
107 - Stress Management with BIPOC Health Equity Consultant, Reketta Peterson
What emotional and social skills are you using to reduce burnout and manage your stress? BIPOC Health Equity Consultant, Reketta Peterson joins Julie Deem to share different social, emotional skills that anyone can use to reduce burnout, manage stress and promote dignity of BIPOC communities.  Listen now as Julie Deem and Reketta Peterson share strategies for, "Stress Management". Arise Counseling LLC  Instagram: Reketta Peterson @arisecounseling USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
18:35
February 09, 2022
106 - Thriving in a Male Dominated Industry with The Wright Lawyer, Shahara Wright
Are you often the only female in your workplace? In this episode Shahara Wright joins Julie Deem to share tips to give you the confidence to thrive in any male dominated industry. Shahara is a business law attorney and single mother of 2 boys. She serves non-profits and smalls businesses through her company, The Wright Firm which she owns and operates.  Listen now as Julie Deem and Shahara Wright have a conversation about, "Thriving in a Male Dominated Industry". The Wright Lawyer - Website | LinkedIn | Facebook Instagram: The Real Wright Lawyer @therealwrightlawyer USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:50
February 02, 2022
105 - Make Money Selling Services with Michelle Waters
Do you have a hard time charging for the value you share? In this episode Michelle Waters joins Julie Deem to share how she has been able to help people find the confidence to use their skills to make more money. Michelle is an educational publishing company owner who left the classroom after 10 years to manage her own online business. Before teaching, she founded and managed a web hosting company for work at home moms for almost 10 years, and even spent some time as a newspaper reporter. She's excited to return entrepreneurship and help other moms and teachers start their own business journeys. Listen now as Julie Deem and Michelle Waters have a conversation about, "Make Money Selling Services". Educational Publishing Company: https://www.rethinkela.com Online business courses and coaching: https://www.rethinkyourlifestyle.com RTE Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/rethinkela Lifestyle Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/reThinkYourLifestyle Twitter: https://twitter.com/watersenglish Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/michelleboydwaters YouTube Lifestyle: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuCogSlBNWAGdDEvptqv0mQ Instagram: RTE @rethinkela Lifestyle @rethink_yourlifestyle USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
35:23
January 26, 2022
104 - Consistency: How to Get Started
Have you ever given up on trying something new or accomplishing a goal?? In this episode Julie Deem shares the 3 things you need in this moment to start being consistent. Tools Routine You TRY. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
06:60
January 19, 2022
103 - Small Goals, Big Progress with Kat Bright
How can we set goals that actually generate the progress we want? In this episode Kat Bright joins Julie Deem to share how creating smaller goals is the secret to having big progress in every area of your life. Kat is a certified women's fitness coach who helps women go from chaos to clarity with their fitness so that they can feel empowered in their bodies. "The mind really plays tricks on you and if you can get your mind mastered or become aware of how your mind works or is trying to sabotage you and getting yourself to those goals that's where the pure magic is going to shifting those mindsets, relieving those self-limiting beliefs." -Kat Bright Listen now as Julie Deem and Kat Bright have a conversation about, "Small Goals, Big Progress". Episode 019 - YOUR Postpartum Body is NOT Broken with Kathrine Bright Instagram: Kat Bright @katfitstudios USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
24:37
January 12, 2022
102 - Finding Your Purpose in 2022
Are you starting the new year feeling unsure or lost? Have you ever felt without purpose?? In this episode Julie Deem guides you through 3 questions to ask yourself right now to help you find your purpose. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
06:56
January 05, 2022
101 - Attributes of Resilience
What makes up a resilient person? Happy New Year, in this episode Kalena James shares 7 attributes that will make you more resilient. · 7 Attributes: 1. Competence 2. Confidence 3. Connection 4. Character 5. Contribution 6. Coping 7. Control Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
18:36
December 29, 2021
100 - 11 Ways to be More Resilient
It's our 100th episode!!! In this episode we are chatting with our friends and as 2021 draws to an end, we’re sharing strategies on how to be more resilient in 2022. Have you ever wondered where resiliency comes from or why it is a good thing to have? Julie Deem shares 11 strategies to be more resilient according to Psychology Today. · 11 strategies: 1. Stop your negative thought cycles. 2. Question the catastrophe. 3. Overcome your fear of failure. 4. Find the benefits of past challenges and failures. Ask yourself      a. Were there, or will there be, any positive outcomes that result from this situation?      b. Are you grateful for any part of this situation?      c. In what ways are you better off than when you started?      d. What did you learn?      e. How did you grow and develop as a result of this situation? 5. Emotionally distant yourself from challenges.      a. Ask yourself these questions to practice being a fly on the wall:           i. Would the observer be able to understand why you are upset?           ii. Would the observer be able to see the other person’s point of view?           iii. How would the observer evaluate the situation?           iv. Might this observer view the situation differently than you do? 6. Remember, this too shall pass.      a. In five years, what will you be doing?      b. How will you be spending your time?      c. How will you be feeling?      d. How will you feel about this particular event? 7. Find the silver lining. 8. Practice reappraisal while streaming movies. 9. Find the benefits in life. 10. Run at the dog. 11. Use your negative emotions to propel you forward. Read more details about the 11 strategies: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/click-here-happiness/201803/resilience-101-how-be-more-resilient-person  Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
17:11
December 22, 2021
099 - Creating a More Fulfilled Future with Sasha Morozov
Are you feeling stuck? In this episode Sasha Morozov joins Julie Deem to share her 4-step method that focuses on self, home, relationships, and systems to help moms hit start on the life they’ve put on pause. Sasha is the founder of Sasha x Home and has spent almost 15 years working in the non-profit field to help individuals and families create better futures. Listen now as Julie Deem and Sasha Morozov have a conversation about, "Creating a More Fulfilled Future". Sasha x Home Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
28:46
December 15, 2021
098 - Lifted Naturals with Sylvia Hall
What if you could create a business that was so successful your husband could take an early retirement? In this episode Sylvia Hall joins Julie Deem to share her journey of starting, Lifted Naturals. Learn more about the mood probiotic, Lifted Naturals and the important pieces Sylvia found were critical to have a successful company that ultimately led to her husband being able to retire early. More about this episode: - How Lifted Naturals was started to help Sylvia naturally feel better postpartum. - Why freedom was an important value that made starting a business a risk worth taking. Listen now as Julie Deem and Sylvia Hall have a conversation about, "Lifted Naturals". Instagram: Lifted Naturals @liftednaturals USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
28:00
December 08, 2021
097 - How to Separate Romantic Rejection From Your Self-Worth
Are you struggling to find your self-worth after going through a romantic rejection? In this episode Kalena James shares why romantic rejection is not tied to your self-worth and how to move forward from limiting beliefs around your previous relationship. Listen now as Kalena James shares, "How to Separate Romantic Rejection From Your Self-Worth". Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:57
December 01, 2021
096 - Cultivating Your Attitude of Gratitude
When was the last time you were intentional about what you are grateful for? In this episode Julie Deem shares why we are already blessed and how you can be more thankful in this moment. Listen now as Julie Deem discusses, "Cultivating Your Attitude of Gratitude". Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
10:39
November 24, 2021
095 - It's About Time You Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
When was the last time you took time to embrace life's inconvenient truths? In this episode Kalena James shares how to be a better leader by finding the value in embracing the uncomfortable. Listen now as Kalena James on why "It's About Time You Get Comfortable Being Uncomforable". Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
19:33
November 17, 2021
094 - 7 Self-Improvement Actions All Leaders Must Take
Are you leading with your actions? In this episode Kalena James shares 7 actionable things all individuals must take in order to be better leaders. Listen now as Kalena James shares "7 Self-Improvement Actions All Leaders Must Take". 7 Self Improvement Actions All Leaders Must Take: 1. Actively improve self-awareness. 2. Enhance communication style and technique. 3. Learn to show greater degree of empathy. 4. Develop skills in motivating skills in self and others. 5. Invest time in mentorship and coaching. 6. Improve change and leadership capabilities. 7. Manage anxiety through better wellness activities. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
18:17
November 10, 2021
093 - Self-Sabotage 5 Common Behaviors According to Psychology
Are you self-sabotaging your success? In this episode Kalena James shares 5 behaviors that are keeping you from being successful. Listen now as Kalena James in, "Self-Sabotage 5 Common Behaviors According to Psychology". 5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors: 1. People pleasing. 2. Avoidance. 3. Restlessness. 4. Perfectionism. 5. Self-victimization. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
18:25
November 03, 2021
092 - Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants
Have you considered what would happen if you gave your team bite-sized information that their creativity could expand on? In this episode Kalena James shares 3 tips to being a better servant leader.  Listen now as Kalena James shares, "Why Leaders Should View Themselvs as Servants". 1. It's important to learn something specific and important about every person you know. 2. Take action yourself and let the credit go somewhere else. 3. Find a millennial. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
15:13
October 27, 2021
091 - Principles of Servant Leadership
What are the principles around servant leadership? In this episode Kalena James shares why these 4 principles of servant leadership are important to running a successful business and having strong relationships. Listen now as Kalena James shares, "Principles of Servant Leadership". 1. Encourage diversity. 2. Create a culture of trust. 3. Have an unselfish mindset. 4. Foster leadership in others leaders who understand the power of building a great team. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
20:21
October 20, 2021
090 - How to Retain Your Tribe Through Servant Leadership
How can you use servant leadership to retain your tribe? In this episode Kalena James shares why servant leadership is powerful along with 3 techniques that you can begin using that will help you retain your employees, connect with your tribe, your group of volunteers. Listen now as Kalena James shares, "How to Retain Your Tribe Through Servant Leadership". 1. Show your face. 2. Facilitate, don't micromanage. 3. Serve everyone's strength and make it personal to them. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
14:02
October 13, 2021
089 - Why Servant Leadership is Becoming the Leadership Style of the Future
There are many styles of leadership, have you thought about which style will be of the future? In this episode Kalena James shares why servant leadership is becoming the leadership style of the future. Listen now as Kalena James shares, "Why Servant Leadership is Becoming the Leadership Style of the Future". "Servant leadership is becoming the leadership style of the future because we are looking at the more human approach to the people's needs and removing barriers." Kalena James Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
16:57
October 06, 2021
088 - Dear Lovely Universe with Kaelin Vu
How can you begin to live a more authentic and empowered life? In this episode self-love coach, Kaelin Vu joins Julie Deem to share how she helps young women and teenagers be their authentic selves and live more empowered lives. Kaelin shares her journey along with tips on facing your inner gremlin.  Listen now as Kaelin Vu helps you in, "Dear Lovely Universe". More about Dear Lovely Universe Instagram: Kaelin Vu @DearLovelyUniverse  USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
26:47
September 29, 2021
087 - Get Your Mind Right with Leticia Francis
Have you ever how you can live a more fulfilled life? In this episode business mindset coach, Leticia Francis joins Julie Deem to share how she helps women get their mind right so they can see the success and fulfilment they desire in their lives. Leticia is originally from Bermuda and has learned to thrive despite being a domestic violence survivor. Today she is living in England with her husband and kids. Listen now as Leticia Francis helps you to find the success and fulfilment you desire for your life. Grab Leticia's FREE resource: "5 Steps to Finding Your Purpose" Instagram: Leticia Francis @BlaqueRoseCoaching USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:29
September 22, 2021
086 - Create the Life You Love with Chantal Cox
Have you ever wondered how you can begin to create the life you love? In this episode transformation NeuroCoach, podcaster, and author of the book, “Create a Life You Love: 10 Healthy Habits to Transform Your Life Now,” Chantal Cox shares how she was able to get out and stay out of an abusive marriage to help others see that a season of domestic violence does not have to define you. Listen now as she joins Julie Deem to share the 4 phase framework to help women experiencing life transitions create and embrace a new unleashed vision for themselves so that they can unapologetically turn their transition into their triumphant transformation and successfully navigate the Create a Life You Love journey with grace and ease. Connect with Chantal and her resources: Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter  Website | Book | Podcast  Instagram: Chantal Cox @createalifeyoulovecoaching USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
27:31
September 15, 2021
085 - Take the First Step with Ashley Anne
How do you begin to change your life? After leaving an abusive relationship and her career as a teacher, Ashley Anne started writing down goals to create her own income and begin a journey of entrepreneurship. Listen now as she joins Julie Deem and shares tips on how you can move forward through even the darkest seasons of your life. Schedule a free 30 minute clarity call with Ashley Anne right now. Instagram: Ashley Anne @BeAshleyAnne USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
24:47
September 08, 2021
084 - Are You a Boss or a Leader?
Have you ever thought about the differences between a boss and a leader? Kalena James and Julie Deem break down the five differences between a boss and a leader according to Tony Robbin's Leadership Academy.  A boss HEARS but a leader TRANSFORMS A boss SPEAKS but a leader CONNECTS A boss DICTATES but a leader INSPIRES A boss DOMINATES but a leader COLLABORATES A boss wants PROFITS, but a leader wants to CHANGE THE WORLD USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
21:03
September 01, 2021
083 - Taking Risks with The Kokomo Post
How do you decide when is the right time to make a big change in your life? Erin Larison and Pam Downing join Kalena James and Julie Deem to share their journey of moving to Kokomo, Indiana and the faith they had in going through career transitions. Listen now, as these ladies share how taking risks ultimately moved them to the next level in their careers and personal lives. More info on The Kokomo Post USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
01:14:41
August 25, 2021
082 - Be an Exhorter, Birthday Episode
The world needs more encouragement. In this special birthday episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem share tips on how you can be a better exhorter in the community. USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
19:34
August 18, 2021
081 - Own Your Failures Part 2 of 2
What do you do when faced with failure? In this 2 part series Kalena James and Julie Deem want to challenge you to own your failures as much as you celebrate your victories. Part 2 breaks down the last 3 steps to help you through failure: 4. Let go of fear 5. Work on bettering yourself 6. Try again USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
14:36
August 11, 2021
080 - Own Your Failures, PART 1 of 2
How do you handle obstacles and setbacks that come with failures in your life? In this 2 part series Kalena James and Julie Deem want to challenge you to own your failures as much as you celebrate your victories. Part 1 breaks down the first 3 steps to help you through failure: 1. Accept that it happened 2. Take full responsibility 3. Learn from your mistake USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
29:21
August 04, 2021
079 - Overworked and Overwhelmed
How do you manage your time when you have a lot of things on your plate? When everything feels like a high priority and you are being pulled in multiple directions it can leave you feeling overworked and overwhelmed. Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing tips on how to balance the chaos that comes with life. USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
24:36
July 28, 2021
078 - Find YOUR Special Pack
In this unscripted and impromptu episode, we're in studio celebrating our good friend, Tanya's birthday!! Have you ever wondered what it is like when 6 women get together to chat and hangout? We discuss everything from our favorite parts of a car to building relationships and how having a pack is rare. Get ready to laugh and learn more about our special pack with Kalena James, Julie Deem, Sarah Pitzer, Dr. Kimberly Morris, Pastor Lori Minor, and birthday girl, Tanya Foutch. Happy birthday, Tanya!!! USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
59:11
July 21, 2021
077 - Seeing Someone for Who They Are
Have you ever been blindsided by someone only to discover it was your own opinion blinding you from seeing that person for who they really are? In this episode Kalena James and Julie Deem are back in studio sharing tips on how to remove those rose colored glasses to begin accepting someone for who they are instead of who you think they are. USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
32:20
July 14, 2021
076 - Intuitive Eating with Lisa Dahl
Non-diet health coach Lisa Dahl joins Julie Deem to share her story of overcoming diet culture. Lisa works with women over the age of 40 to help them ditch the diet and learn how to be happy, healthy, and confident at any size through the practice of intuitive eating. Learn more about intuitive eating and how you can begin a non-diet lifestyle. More info at: Lisa Dahl Wellness USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
21:03
July 07, 2021
075 - Be the Bridge with Amber Kinsey and Sarah Pitzer
UNITED State of Women is about being a bridge. Part of being that bridge means finding ways to support our community. Amber Kinsey and Sarah PItzer join Kalena James and Julie Deem to share more about this year's mission and why we got involved. Last week Amber Kinsey hosted the inaugural, "Ride to Rebuild" event to raise money for our local Family Service Association's domestic violence shelter. This is a $55,000 project that is backed by the USW organization. Domestic violence affects men and women. The Family Services Association has a domestic violence shelter that takes in families who have nowhere to go after leaving an abusive relationship. In this episode, Amber Kinsey shares why this mission is so important to her and how you can help support us and families in our community. Find out more about this event and how you can support our lofty goal going forward. Email Amber Kinsey at: akinsey2020@gmail.com USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
31:01
June 30, 2021
074 - Domestic Violence CTA, Amber's Story
Domestic violence affects men and women. The Family Services Association has a domestic violence shelter that takes in families who have nowhere to go after leaving an abusive relationship. In this episode, Amber Kinsey shares why this mission is so important to her and how you can help support us and families in our community. Find out more about Amber's story and how she got out of her abusive relationship along with tips for anyone who might be in a similar situation. Your voice matters and there are resources for you when you're ready to take the next step. This is a replay episode to support our, "Ride to Rebuild" event raising money for Kokomo's domestic violence shelter. Come out to the, "Ride to Rebuild" event Saturday, June 26 to raise money for our community's domestic violence shelter. Register for the event here. Email Amber Kinsey at: akinsey2020@gmail.com USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
29:33
June 23, 2021
073 - Going Virtual with Peace and Plenti
Amanda Barnhart and Adreanna Spezzaferro join Julie Deem to share their story of starting an online business at the height of the pandemic. Going virtual is something a majority of us had to adapt to in 2020 and these female entrepreneurs are the definition of what it means to find power, step into purpose, and create a plan. Learn about what it takes to run a thriving online business along with their best advice on how to balance life while working from home. Discount code: USOW10 Peace and Plenti Peace and Plenti FB USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Peace and Plenti @peaceandplenti USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
29:16
June 16, 2021
072 - A Closer Look at Domestic and Sexual Violence, Amber and Evie's Story
Amber Kinsey, Evie Litwok, Katie Ross and Jessica Smith join Julie Deem to have a conversation about the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence. Learn more about the population that it affects and the prevalence of the issue, along with other things, including how we are helping in our community of Kokomo, Indiana. Amber shares her story as a domestic violence survivor. She is actively involved with the USW organization and is in charge of advocating and fundraising for our local domestic violence shelter here in Kokomo, Indiana. Evie shares her story as a survivor of sexual violence in the prison system. She shares how the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is not doing enough to protect inmates. The goal of this episode is to start the conversations and bring awareness to the greater picture. This is an issue everywhere. Witness to Mass Incarceration PREA Resource Center USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
01:05:26
June 09, 2021
071 - Have a More Fulfilled Life, Maggie's Story
There are 4 areas in your life that need to aligned in order have a more fulfilled life. Life coach Maggie Dong shares her journey through life and how she has been able to help others through her own experiences. After moving to America from China at a young Maggie has faced many obstacles. She is a resilient woman who continues to work on herself while helping others work through their own struggles. USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Maggie Dong @MaggieDong_ USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
35:49
June 02, 2021
070 - Empowering Changemakers with EYEJ
Kalena James and Julie Deem chat with EYEJ members, Katie, Shwetha, and Diamond, about an upcoming virtual event that they are hosting through the organization, EYEJ which stands for Empowering Youth Exploring Justice. The EYEJ Empowering Changemakers are hosting a virtual event, June 4th 5-8:30PM ET with a VIP Social Action room at 4:30PM ET. You can purchase your ticket through here. This event will host content/panels in the following areas: criminal justice reform, politics, the Digital Divide, NFL, Social Media Influencing demonstrating by example Changemakers, celebrating BIPOC persons across industries/sectors while empowering our youth.  This not only will elevate our youth and Cleveland but it is an incredible example of bridging worlds together, amplifying racial justice and coming together in an authentic way for positive social impact. Interested in the VIP Social Action room EYEJ Friend $1,000 Sponsorship level- Katie Ross, katie@eyej.org Interested in our Youth Council- Diamond Bottoson- diamond@eyej.org Question about Empowering Changemakers Event- hello@eyej.org Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur EYEJ @EYEJCleveland Facebook: EYEJ Cleveland YouTube: EYEJ USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
28:07
May 26, 2021
069 - Feel Your Feelings, Humanity United with Chanee Momoko
This episode was previously recorded in our USW FB Group. Chanee Momoko shares in our Humanity United Live series the steps to feeling your feelings. She breaks down how your thoughts, feelings, and actions work together to generate results. USW FB Group Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Chanee Momoko @chaneemomoko USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
29:47
May 19, 2021
068 - Build Yourself, Follow Your Dreams with Nash Stephanie
Thinking about starting your own business? Nash Stephanie joins Julie Deem in an empowering episode sure to inspire anyone who is ready for a change in their career. Learn how to turn your passion into income and how you can build the person you want to be in any area of your life. Instagram: PodcastMate.co @podcastmate.co USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
38:41
May 12, 2021
067 - Toxic Positivity
Toxic positivity is this belief that no matter how dire or difficult situation is you should always maintain this positive mindset. It's this good life only approach and it can be really harmful. In this episode Kalena James and Julie Deem break down some examples of toxic positivity. Why toxic positivity is harmful, the signs of toxic positivity, and how you can avoid it. Resources: Brene Brown - Empathy vs. Sympathy More about toxic positivity and non-toxic alternatives from Very Well Mind. Instagram: USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
23:24
May 05, 2021
066 - Mums & Co. with Carrie Kwan
All the way from Australia, co-founder and managing director of Mums & Co., Carrie Kwan joins Kalena James and Julie Deem to unpack the universal issues of mums and business. Mums & Co. is a supportive movement of business owning women. Read more about women business owners from this article by the U.S. Department of Labor. Checkout the Mums & Co website to get in touch with Carrie and learn more about Mums & Co. Mums & Co. LinkedIn   Mums & Co. Facebook USW Kokomo Facebook Instagram: Mums & Co. @mums.and.co USW Podcast @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur USW Kokomo Website Production by The Business Podcast Editor
30:02
April 28, 2021
065 - Facing Life's Blindsides PART 10 of 10
There are people in your life who will rejoice during your bad times. Schadenfreude is a German term to describe an emotion that is felt when you get excited about someone else's misfortune. Kalena James shares with Julie Deem how her blindside made some people in her circle happy to hear that this happened to her. Even if it is happening to you, remember it is not always about you. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
31:01
April 21, 2021
064 - Facing Life's Blindsides Part 9 of 10
Really??! Learn how Kalena James is moving forward after being blindsided. Listen in as she shares with Julie Deem why she believes that if we want to play, everyone has to win. Hold a space for people to feel and ask for help if you are having a hard time. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
28:13
April 14, 2021
063 - Facing Life's Blindsides PART 8 of 10
Learn to live with uncertainty. In this episode, Kalena James shares with Julie Deem how she is moving forward after, "Facing Life's Blindsides". After learning that Kalena's father was not her biological father, she takes steps to move forward in her journey of life. Listen now as she shares why anxious feelings don't mean you are doing something wrong and the steps to feeling through the emotions of uncertainty. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
44:09
April 07, 2021
062 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 7 of 10
Be skeptical of common wisdom. Kalena James shares with Julie Deem how she was able to take the next steps after starting something new and scary. In this episode you will be able to identify the resources and people in your network that will help you move forward after, "Facing Life's Blindsides". Takeaways: - Having people who challenge your thinking. - Sharing your dilemma with someone who has good judgment, not just sympathetic but empathetic. - Listen to God, favor with Him. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
21:04
March 24, 2021
061 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 6 of 10
Trying something new. Kalena James shares with Julie Deem how she was able to take the steps to try something new. Takeaways: - Document your journey in the process. - Know who you are. - Forgive others, your brain could be tricking you. - Introduce yourself to the new. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
59:50
March 17, 2021
060 - Beauty from Ashes, Emily's Story
Life can be beautiful if you choose to look for it. Emily Adams joins Kalena James and Julie Deem in this episode about finding, "Beauty from Ashes". Emily left the Amish community at a young age, got married, had two children, went though a divorce, got a college education, got married, and got divorced a second time. Today, Emily lives in Florida and helps women discover their voice and regain their power. She shares how life has taught her how to stand on her own two feet and how she continues to work on herself and her identity. Life is a journey and there is beauty in every phase regardless of how much pain you face. Takeaways from this episode: Separating your heart from your ego. Own your voice. Stand on your own two feet. Break the cycle. Discover who you are. Identity work to start writing your own identity. To connect with Emily Adams, checkout her website and follow her on Instagram: www.emilyadams.net @inspireempowerimpact Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: UNITED State of Women Kokomo @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
40:18
March 10, 2021
059 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 5 of 10
Seeking new perspective. After receiving news that left Kalena James completely blindsided she forced herself to ask herself why. In order to deal with the anger and the hurt it was important to understand why she was feeling this way. Listen now as she shares with Julie Deem how she was able to seek out a new perspective to begin healing and understanding in "Facing Life's Blindsides". Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
41:04
March 03, 2021
058 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 4 of 10
Life is full of unknown surprises but what do you do when what you thought to be true was not the truth? In part 4 of this series, Kalena James walks us through the steps of silencing your inner know it all. In life there is a truth and a Truth. Listen now as Kalena James and Julie Deem break things down in, "Facing Life's Blindsides". Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
32:38
February 24, 2021
057 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 3 of 10
We're talking about LIZARD BRAIN!!! After Kalena James received blindsiding news last year, she began documenting her feelings in journal style posts on Instagram. This is part 3 of a 10 part series around how Kalena moved forward during a time when she was free falling through life. Listen now as Kalena James and Julie Deem break things down in, "Facing Life's Blindsides". Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
36:25
February 17, 2021
056 - Dance in the Rain, Lynnette's Story
It is easy to find joy in good times but how do you keep that encouragement when you are in the middle of the storm? Lynnette Fleshman joins Julie Deem in an episode sure to make you smile and feel encouraged no matter what season you are in. Find out how Lynnette was able to connect and go viral in a post through obedience. Life doesn't have to be complicated, listen to Lynnette's story now. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
30:13
February 16, 2021
055 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 2 of 10
After receiving life changing news, Kalena James spent time journaling her life as it was unfolding. In part 2 of this 10 part series, Kalena shares what steps she took to start the journey of healing. Have you received life changing news that shook your world? We want to hear from you, use the #powerpurposeplan and let us know how you are doing. Tune in every week as Kalena James and Julie Deem continue the process of, "Facing Life's Blindsides". Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
26:11
February 10, 2021
054 - Facing Life's Blindsides, PART 1 of 10
Life is full of surprises and some of those surprises have the ability to turn your world upside down. In this episode, Kalena James opens up about what surprise recently shook her world. Find out how to bounce back from the blindsides in life. In this 10 part series, Kalena James and Julie Deem are diving into the process of, "Facing Life's Blindsides". Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
21:57
February 03, 2021
053 - Season 3 Premiere, PURPOSE
Happy New Year! January is almost over and this first month of 2021 has been wild!!!!! Catch up with Kalena James and Julie Deem as they break down the new year and catch you up to speed on the happenings in their lives. 2020 is in the past and 2021 is here. In this episode they share more about Kalena's blindside and get candid about the current social unrest. Find out what their words for 2021 are as well as what you can expect in the upcoming episodes. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
32:57
January 27, 2021
052 - Don't Give Up, Season 2 Finale
2020 is coming to an end and this year has been full of lessons and surprises. In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem are opening up about some of the setbacks and revelations that they faced. Find a way through your storm and be grateful for the journey. Happy New Year Diamonds!! Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
20:52
December 30, 2020
051 - Find Your Hungry
Are you hungry or hopeful? In this episode find out how Kalena James and Julie Deem keep their hunger alive and how you can too. 2021 is coming and you have the choice to live a life of hope or a life fulfilled by hunger. What will you decide? Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
34:13
December 29, 2020
050 - Domestic Violence CTA, Amber's Story
Domestic violence affects men and women. The Family Services Association has a domestic violence shelter that takes in families who have nowhere to go after leaving an abusive relationship. In this episode, Amber Kinsey shares why this mission is so important to her and how you can help support us and families in our community. Find out more about Amber's story and how she got out of her abusive relationship along with tips for anyone who might be in a similar situation. Your voice matters and there are resources for you when you're ready to take the next step. Email Amber Kinsey: akinsey22@gmail.com Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
29:33
December 23, 2020
049 - The Grit Factor
Ever have one of those days that you want to quit everything? In this unscripted episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem get raw and candid about life and the up and down journey that comes along with it. Find out why Kalena owns two pairs of the same shoe and why Julie almost got a job as a pizza driver. Things aren't always pretty but that grit is what makes the diamond sparkle. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
33:06
December 16, 2020
048 - Lower Your Stress with Special Guest, Alison McLean
In this episode, Julie Deem invites Alison McLean on the show to help listeners reduce stress and live a more fulfilled and balanced life. Alison is a yoga, wellness, and nutrition coach with experience in stress reduction therapy. We discuss different ways to take care of yourself and have a life that is less stressful. For free resources and more info on how to connect with Alison, go to: https://igniteurwellness.com/ Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Alison McLean @igniteurwellness Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
30:59
December 14, 2020
047 - The Power of Your Words (Humanity United with Tanika Forestal)
Your words have the ability to do so much. Have you ever heard the saying, "think before you speak"? You have the power to control the words that you speak and in this episode, Tanika shares strategies to creating a powerful dialogue and intention in how you carry yourself. It is too easy to lose your temper and act with emotion, challenge yourself next time you are full of emotions to pause and think before you speak. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
20:42
December 09, 2020
046 - Turn Worry into Worship (Humanity United with Lynnette Fleshman)
When your world feels heavy it is hard to sing. In this episode, Lynnette Fleshman encourages you to turn that energy of worry into an uplifting spirit of worship. She shares how to move from worry to worship so you won't have to spend another day feeling this way. You deserve this! Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
24:38
December 02, 2020
045 - What the Gut?! Brooke's Story
What's your gut really telling you?? In this episode Julie Deem chats with Brooke Muenzenberger about gut health. Brooke has a background in bodybuilding. After struggling to keep weight off between competitions she discovered that her diet wasn't the only thing that was directly affecting her weight. Find out what's the scoop on all this gut talk. Detox Questionaire file:///C:/Users/admin/Downloads/CLIENT%20STRESS%20FORM-Adobe(1).pdf Blood Work https://www.lifeextension.com/lab-testing/itemlc100028/weight-loss-panel-comprehensive-blood-test Email: Remodelbody@gmail.com Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Instagram: Brooke Muenzenberger @brooke_fitnessgoals Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
35:53
November 28, 2020
044 - Winners Win and Losers Lose
What makes someone successful? Kalena James shares the strategies to help you get to the next level. Discover where Kalena gets her strength and how she ultimately discovered her purpose. Happy Thanksgiving Diamonds, step into your power and shine bright! Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
20:17
November 25, 2020
043 - The Benefits of a Positive Mental Attitude, Humanity United with Marcie Wilson
Find something to be thankful for. Regardless of your situation, you get to control your attitude. In this episode of Humanity United, Marcie Wilson shares how having a positive mental attitude can impact your life in a more positive way. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
24:60
November 18, 2020
042 - Self-Sabotage: a Journey to Your Highest Self, Chanee's Story
What do you know about self-sabotage in the fitness industry? Are you willing to be unhealthy to look healthy? Chanee Momoko joins Kalena James and Julie Deem in this special episode of UNITED State of Women. Chanee shares her story as a fitness bodybuilder and how it consequently hurt her health. Through her journey, she has evolved to teaching women to chase after, "their highest self".  Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Chanee Momoko @chaneemomoko Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
34:27
November 14, 2020
041 - Organizing Tomorrow Today (Humanity United with Jenny Cole)
What if I told you that you could get more done in a day and reach more of your goals if you started getting ready for tomorrow, today? Jenny Cole shares her tips to keep herself organized and accountable for the priorities in her life. Discover how Jenny breaks down her tasks making it possible to fit more into her day. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
11:50
November 11, 2020
040 - Know YOUR How (Humanity United with Olivia Seif)
Turn your dreams into goals with a little direction from Olivia Seif. Olivia knows firsthand how to manage life, as a mom of 4 and manager of a fitness center, she  her tips and advice to help you reach your goals. The USW Kokomo community has started a new Facebook Live series called, Humanity United. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
11:54
November 04, 2020
039 - Grief, Hope for the Broken-Hearted (Humanity United with Dana Devlin)
Find hope in darkness. Are you feeling crushed or heart-broken? Dana Devlin shares about her own grief and reveals 3 things that you should know to bring a little light back into your life. Be encouraged. The USW Kokomo community has started a new Facebook Live series called, Humanity United. Join the USW Kokomo group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USWKokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
18:20
October 28, 2020
038 - A Closer Look at Human Trafficking, Rachel's Story
Have you ever wondered how people become victims. of sex trade industry? Rachel Haney shares her story, born in the Phillipines, Rachel spent the first 4 years of her life living in a cardboard box on a beach. She is passionate aabout saving children and bringing awareness to human trafficking.  If you want to help Rachel please connect with her on social media or through e-mail. Email: Rachel@RWBMediaManagement.com Rachel Haney @redwhitebluemediamgmt Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
01:03:25
October 24, 2020
037 - Find YOUR Public Speaking Voice
Does speaking in public scare you???? You are NOT alone. Kalena James breaks down the tips to help YOU find your public speaking voice so you can level up and conquer any stage. UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
18:40
October 21, 2020
036 - Your Gifts, Your Calling; with Lelisa Wyckoff-Elliott
Find your identity code for your life. Kalena James and her good friend  and pastor’s wife, Lelisa Wyckoff-Elliott are sharing everything you need to discover, who YOU are. At the end of the day, your gifts are your calling and those gifts are uniquely yours. This episode will help you reflect on your own patterns and pathways that have led you to this place. UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
58:26
October 14, 2020
035 - Prison Did NOT Break Me, Sheena's Story
Imagine being sentenced to life in prison, also known as death by incarceration, at 17 years old. This was the reality for Sheena Renea. After being released in 2017, Sheena has made it her mission to help people find life after prison. Her message reminds everyone that our mistakes do not define us. More about Sheena and her organization: Prisondidnotbreakme.org Imperfectisperfectlifecoaching@gmail.com Prisondidnotbreakme@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com Email: uswpodcast@outlook.com
45:17
October 10, 2020
034 - Covid Stress, Reflection Episode
It has been a little over six months since our lives were changed from the current Covid-19 pandemic. Self-reflection is a great way to check in with yourself and see just how well you are actually doing with all of this added stress in your life. Kalena James and Julie Deem are asking questions and sharing how they have been handling the, "new normal". Resources: 6 GUIDING PRINCIPLES TO ATRAUMA-INFORMED APPROACH https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/infographics/00_docs/TRAINING_EMERGENCY_RESPONDERS_FINAL.pdf SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach https://ncsacw.samhsa.gov/userfiles/files/SAMHSA_Trauma.pdf UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
41:24
October 07, 2020
033 - Get Out of Your Own Way, Barriers vs. Benefits
Challenge yourself to deal with the barriers in your life, both internally and externally. Kalena James wants to move you to the next level. She is sharing 3 things that will help you reflect and move passed the barriers in your life, to reframe those barriers into benefits. Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
12:41
September 30, 2020
032 - Level Up With Doers, Donors, and Drivers
Have you ever heard the saying, "Your network is your net worth"? In this episode Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing tips on how to build a winning team for your life and for your career. Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
15:50
September 23, 2020
031 - More Closing Less Selling
Want to increase your sales? Focus on closing. In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem are sharing tips on how to close more sales in your industry. Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
12:48
September 16, 2020
030 - Energy Leadership Coaching Birthday Special, PART 2 of 2
In part 2 of this birthday special, Kalena shares more about her coaching industry along with her interest in the words and way people show up. Hangout in this candid conversation with Kalena James and Julie Deem. Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
22:15
September 12, 2020
029 - Podcast Journey Birthday Special, PART 1 of 2
Are you ready for some motivation?? Quit procrastinating on your dreams and start appreciating all of the victories you have accomplished thus far. In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem are reflecting on the past year and celebrating their birthday!! Checkout this conversation and learn more about the podcast industry along with the skills that helped Julie launch her first online business earlier this year. For more information about how to start a podcast or if you're just looking for podcast editing services, checkout: https://www.thebusinesspodcasteditor.com/ Follow us on Instagram: UNITED State of Women @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
32:45
September 09, 2020
028 - Beware of Your Assumptions, 4 PART SERIES
Part 4 of this 4 part series. We saved the BEST for last. Have you ever stopped to think about how your assumptions are holding you back from moving to the next level? Challenge yourself this episode to find areas where you can change your perspective. Kalena James and Julie Deem take a closer look at the blocks in your life that are keeping you from leveling up in your life and in your business. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
11:04
September 02, 2020
027 - RIP to Self-Limiting Beliefs, 4 PART SERIES
Part 3 of this 4 part series. Are your self-limiting beliefs keeping you from moving to the next level? Kalena James and Julie Deem take a closer look at the blocks in your life that are keeping you from leveling up in your life and in your business. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
12:51
August 26, 2020
026 - Change Your Negative Interpretation, 4 PART SERIES
Part 2 of this 4 part series. Kalena James and Julie Deem take a closer look at the blocks in your life that are keeping you from leveling up in your life and in your business, sharing tips to teach you how to change your negative interpretations. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com Sponsorships: on for this episode
13:03
August 19, 2020
025 - Attack Fear With Action, 4 PART SERIES
Stop letting fear keep you from sharing your gifts with the world. In this 4 part series Kalena James and Julie Deem take a closer look at the blocks in your life that are keeping you from leveling up in your life and in your business. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
17:45
August 05, 2020
024 - Improving Self-Mastery Through Reflection
Are you controlling the way you show up? In this episode Kalena asks important questions that help you develop better self-reflection. These questions are designed to improve mindfulness which is an important skill to have as you continue to level up personally and professionally. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
10:31
July 22, 2020
023 - Spoons for Action #eatblackowned
Julie Deem interviews Liz Prevot on this special episode of "UNITED State of Women".  Beginning this weekend July 18th-July 26, the "Filipinix for Black Lives Matter" along with the group "Eat Black Owned" have partnered up to create a campaign that pushes #blackownedrestaurants to the forefront. This is a week dedicated to Black owned restaurants, chefs ,food creatives, food bloggers and influencers. Their goal is to flood social media feeds, to fill up restaurants and to go orders , to write outstanding reviews and most importantly stand in solidarity. They want to keep this directory running and help them establish an app so if you have time check out their website at: https://www.eatblackowned.com If you found the restaurant on Eatblackowned.com, Please tag them on instagram or Facebook Eat Black Owned How to: On the gram and twitter: use hashtags like #localeats#localfood#localbusiness and #food related hashtags and don't forget to add the location so people know where you went. On Facebook: Don't forget to leave a review, add the location and snap a picture. Yelp & Google: don't forget to leave a shinning review. For repost: Please comment their YouTube, Facebook, instagram or twitter below. If the Black Owned restaurant you want to go to isn't on the directory, leave a tag on discussion section below. Tag @filipinx_For on Instagram so we can put your post in our story. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
41:15
July 15, 2020
022 - Harness Your Personal Professional Brand
Kalena breaks down the steps you need to take in order to harness your personal professional brand. If you want to move up to the next level in your industry then you have to do more than just work hard. Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
25:07
July 08, 2020
021 - Curiosity Changes the World
In order to have social awareness it is important to have curiosity. It is through curiosity that relationships are formed and creates opportunities to learn and grow. Kalena breaks down the steps you need to take as a leader when it comes to better understanding humanity. Curiosity – makes the world brighter. Through curiosity, relationships are formed. It creates an opportunity to learn more about the world, the people in it, and ourselves. Curiosity is what makes it possible to thrive. Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
30:52
June 24, 2020
020 - What Defines Identity?
What defines identity? Understanding your identity means knowing who you are, or does it? Who decides?? Are you tying your identity to a purpose? How do you discover your purpose? Resources: “Basics of Identity”. Written by: Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. Science of Choice https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/science-choice/201412/basics-identity Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com TAKE ACTION: **Donate: - George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd - Minnesota Freedom Fund: https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/ - Black Visions Collective: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/ - Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/ - Black Lives Matter: https://www.Blacklivesmatter.com Minneapolis NAACP Branch: https://www.paypal.me/mplsnaacp4050B **Sign a petition by Texting “Floyd” to 55156 to demand justice for George Floyd Sign-up at Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/ to be notified of more opportunities to take action
33:27
June 10, 2020
019 - YOUR Postpartum Body is NOT Broken with Kathrine Bright
In this episode, Julie Deem interviews personal trainer and ultramarathon runner, Kathrine Bright. Discover why myths around having a child could be hindering your progress to develop a healthy body image. Learn how to respect and love yourself wherever you are in your journey. #womeninpodcasting #selfhelp #selfdevelopment “I cannot lift the weights I did in college but this body, my mental strength, my physical strength, would CRUSH that girl.” - Kathrine Bright (Instagram: @katfitstudios) https://www.kat.fit/ Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
38:00
May 27, 2020
018 - Quarantine Fatigue and Self-Image
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem talk about, "#QuarantineFatigue" and how it can be negatively affecting your self-image. Keep us updated using #PowerPurposePlan to join our community, where professional women come together to thrive. #womeninpodcasting #selfhelp #selfdevelopment  Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
45:41
May 18, 2020
017 - Overcoming Resistance to Change
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem share 4 Stratagies to help you overcome the resistance to change. Don’t miss your opportunities during this crisis. BONUS**** Kalena shares a life hack that is sure to make your stay at home a little sweeter. Keep us updated using #PowerPurposePlan to join our community, where professional women come together to thrive. Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
55:37
April 22, 2020
016 - Change Your Life in 30 Days
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem share 5 tips to start applying today to change your life in 30 days. If you are ready to level up, this episode is for YOU! Keep us updated using #PowerPurposePlan to join our community, where professional women come together to thrive. Follow us on Instagram: Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
49:11
April 08, 2020
015 - Part '3' Dear World, Michaela's Story
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! Dear World" is a 3-part series about Michaela Runkle, her story of surviving domestic violence will inspire anyone who is trying to move forward after experiencing a life changing event. In this final episode of Michaela’s 3-part series, we learn how Michaela was able to move foward and recover HER power in the process. This is HER story. Michaela is a true testament of what it means to go from victim to survivor. Her book, "Dear World," is out now! Buy your copy here: https://www.amazon.com/Dear-World-Realities-Domestic-Violence/dp/B085RPX7QH/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=dear+world+untold+realities&qid=1585096074&sr=8-1 Follow us on Instagram: Michaela Runkle @michaela_runkle Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Online: www.uswkokomo.com
25:54
March 25, 2020
014 - Part '2' Dear World, Michaela's Story
Season 2 is all about, "Recovering YOUR Power". "Dear World" is a 3 part series about Michaela Runkle, her story of surviving domestic violence will inspire anyone who is trying to move forward after experiencing a life changing event. Part 2 - Michaela takes us down the road of life after her domestic violence altercation. In a chapter she references called, "Unpopular Opinion: It's Okay to Stay With Your Ex," we learn why people who find themselves in situations of intimate partner violence often return to their abusers. This is HER story. Michaela is a true testament of what it means to go from victim to survivor. Her book, "Dear World," releases March, 15, 2020. Follow Michaela on Instagram @michaela_runkle Follow the USW page @uswkokomo Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur
22:47
March 11, 2020
013 - Part '1' Dear World, Michaela's Story
Season 2 is all about, "Recovering YOUR Power". "Dear World" is a 3 part series about Michaela Runkle, her story of surviving domestic violence will inspire anyone who is trying to move forward after experiencing a life changing event. Part 1 - Michaela is a PhD student with a title she never thought she would have. Growing up in Indiana she came from an educated middle class family. She is also someone who has experienced domestic violence. This is HER story. Michaela is a true testament of what it means to go from victim to survivor. Her book, "Dear World," releases March, 15, 2020. Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. Follow us on Instagram: The USW page @uswkokomo Michaela Runkle @michaela_runkle Kalena James @yesitskalenajames Julie Deem @indymompreneur Website
22:31
February 26, 2020
012 – A Closer Look at Intimate Partner Abuse
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! In this episode, Kalena James and Julie Deem dive into the world of intimate partner abuse. In the coming episodes we want you to meet two women who are survivors of domestic abuse. Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. Instagram: @uswkokomo Online: www.uswkokomo.com
13:33
February 12, 2020
011 - Season 2 Premiere Diamond Spotlight
Season 2 Premiere – Diamond Spotlight recorded at the 2019 USW Power Brunch 6 powerful women from different ages and backgrounds give advice to all women who are ready to level up in their life and career. This episode was recorded live at the 4th annual USW Kokomo Power Brunch. Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! In this episode we interview 6 powerful women in our community and discover what it takes to become a woman of power who has found her purpose and is out there working her plan! Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. Instagram: @uswkokomo Online: www.uswkokomo.com
28:47
January 29, 2020
010 - "Year in Review, Merry Christmas BONUS Episode"
Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! Merry Christmas, on this bonus episode we share some highlights from this season and what we have learned from this experience so far!Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. Instagram: @uswkokomoOnline: uswkokomo.comClick to view: show page on Awesound
21:33
December 25, 2019
009 - Part '2' Multigeneratioal marketing for YOUR Business
Interview with Diane Fishel-Hall Welcome to the UNITED State of Women! Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. In this 2 part interview, Diane shares with us how to market your business online to leverage the generation with the most buying power. She also share free tools to track your consumers to stay ahead of the market. Instagram: @uswkokomo Online: uswkokomo.com Click to view: show page on Awesound
43:19
December 25, 2019
008 – Part '1' Multigenerational Marketing for YOUR Business
Interview with Diane Fishel-Hall - Director of Enrollment Seattle Washington UniversityWelcome to the UNITED State of Women!Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. In this 1 part interview, Diane shares with us how to market your business online to leverage the generation with the most buying power. She also share free tools to track your consumers to stay ahead of the market.Instagram: @uswkokomoOnline: uswkokomo.comClick to view: show page on Awesound
15:41
December 11, 2019
007 - A Really Good Reason Why You Might Need a Mentor
I want to invest in others! I want to help them, but I need help at times myself. Is there a way to know who to mentor and when I’m not the best person to help?In this episode we take a look at what it means to be an empowering leader. how to know when you are and when you need mentorship! USWKokomo.comClick to view: show page on Awesound
09:28
November 27, 2019
006 - Part '2' Consulting with Purpose
In this Episode we interview Jamie Rothwell of Rothwell Consulting. This 2 part series will move you and inspire you. Jamie shares why it is never too late to change careers or go back to college.Welcome to the UNITED State of Women!Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive, by living more connected to our Power x Purpose x Plan! We show you how you can have it all and teach you how to get by becoming the star of your own life and not just a supporting role in your life, career, and relationships. We invite you to become a part of our Diamond community and we look forward to growing in this space with you cheers!Instagram: @uswkokomoOnline: uswkokomo.comClick to view: show page on Awesound
37:34
November 13, 2019
006 - Part '1' Keep Pushing! Interview with Jamie Rothwell
Interview with Jamie Rothwell of Rothwell Consulting.This 2 part series will move you and inspire you.Jamie shares why it is never too late to change careers or go back to college.Welcome to the UNITED State of Women!Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive, by living more connected to our Power x Purpose x Plan! We show you how you can have it all and teach you how to get by becoming the star of your own life and not just a supporting role in your life, career, and relationships. We invite you to become a part of our Diamond community and we look forward to growing in this space with you cheers!Instagram: @uswkokomoOnline: uswkokomo.comClick to view: show page on Awesound
20:01
November 06, 2019
005 – Why Your Business Benefits From the Chamber of Commerce
In this episode, Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce manager, Liz Kerns shares how the chamber of commerce provides resources for businesses in the community. Being affiliated with a chamber of commerce also means that your employees benefit too!http:// USWkokomo.comWelcome to the UNITED State of Women!As we (Kalena James & Julie Deem) launch our new podcast, the chamber provides a lot of benefits for not only business owners but also for their employees.Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive, by living more connected to our Power x Purpose x Plan! We show you how you can have it all and teach you how to get by becoming the star of your own life and not just a supporting role in your life, career, and relationships. We invite you to become a part of our Diamond community and we look forward to growing in this space with you cheers!Kalena Jamesuswkokomo.com Click to view: show page on Awesound
21:23
October 23, 2019
004 - It's Our Freakin Birthday Today!
It's our FREAKIN Birthday! In this episode we take this opportunity at the onset of our new podcast to share who we are, what we passionate about about and how this podcast show started.uswkokomo.comFollow us on our hashtag community -#powerpurposeplan Click to view: show page on Awesound
15:04
October 09, 2019
003 - Own Your Plan
In this episode, we share our mindset about how to create a powerful PLAN, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community #PowerPurposePlan and what it will mean when you tap into yours.http:// USWkokomo.comWelcome to the UNITED State of Women!As we (Kalena James & Julie Deem) launch our new podcast, we wanted to share our perspective around owning your plan.Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. In this introductory episode, we share our mindset about PLAN, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community, and what it will mean when you tap into yours. We look forward to growing in this space with you as you join us in living more connected to your Power x Purpose x Plan.Click to view: show page on Awesound
27:09
September 25, 2019
002 - Own YOUR Purpose
In this episode, we share our mindset about PURPOSE, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community #PowerPurposePlan and what it will mean when you tap into yours. http:// USWkokomo.comWelcome to the UNITED State of Women! As we (Kalena James & Julie Deem) launch our new podcast, we wanted to share our perspective around owning your purpose. Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. In this introductory episode, we share our mindset about PURPOSE, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community, and what it will mean when you tap into yours. We look forward to growing in this space with you as you join us in living more connected to your Power x Purpose x Plan. Click to view: show page on Awesound
07:32
August 09, 2019
001 - Own YOUR Power
In this episode, we share our mindset about POWER, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community #PowerPurposePlan and what it will mean when you tap into yours. http:// USWkokomo.comWelcome to the UNITED State of Women! As we (Kalena James & Julie Deem) launch our new podcast, we wanted to share our perspective around owning your power. Our social media #PowerPurposePlan is a community where professional women come together to thrive. In this introductory episode, we share our mindset about POWER, invite you to become a part of our Diamond community, and what it will mean when you tap into yours. We look forward to growing in this space with you as you join us in living more connected to your Power x Purpose x Plan. Click to view: show page on Awesound
06:44
August 09, 2019
000 - UNITED State of Women Show
Be sure to hit the Subrcribe Button and follow us on social media #powerpurposeplan. If you want us to answer your question on our podcast show, email us at uswpodcast@outlook.com.This is a trailer for a new podcast.In this episode I will:- introduce you the show and explain what it will be about- introduce you to me and my co host Julie Deem- Tell you what you can expect and receive for tuning inClick to view: show page on Awesound
01:53
August 09, 2019