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#52 Finding the Courage to Reopen Thoughtfully

Rebekah Kaufman's Barre3 Fitness Studio has been closed for over two months. During our conversation on May 11th, Rebekah discussed the challenges and joys she has faced in suddenly being required to stay home and slow down. Now as she prepares to reopen, she tries to...

3 powerful questions to ask right now

For creative thinkers and problem solvers, a powerful question has always been the key to opening up exciting possibilities. During a crisis, our minds have a tendency to narrow. We think in terms of survival. We look at options as helpful or hurtful. Our beautiful,...

#48 When COVID-19 Shut Down Nepal’s Borders

In March, Dan Maurer was supposed to be in Nepal organizing a medical clinic with Elevate Nepal. The pandemic grounded everything and over the matter of a few weeks it changed his plans for the entire year. We check in about how he and his team are doing and what has...

#47 A Message from Sharon During this Crisis

In this direct message to listeners, Sharon checks in about the current crisis and shares her thoughts on how we can approach our work during this time as we navigate such rapid and unpredictable change. 00:00 Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom: Greetings. I'm your host, Sharon...

#46 Empty Nesting After Fostering Four Kids

In 2017, Gina Marie Byars shared her story of taking emergency custody of her brother's four children and how this affected her life and her relatively new marriage. Now, the kids have moved back in with their mother and we are talking about the next chapter - how she...

#2 (Rebroadcast) And Then There Were Four

This is a rebroadcast from October 2017 in preparation for an update next week. Today's guest is Gina Marie Byars, Station Manager of Sun Sounds of Arizona. I have known Gina for years through her community service work in Flagstaff. On the show she shares a personal...

#45 Coming Home to Build Homes for Others

Eric Wolverton is back on the show and back at Habitat for Humanity. We discuss why he left a good job with benefits in the public sector to return to the busier, more stressful job as Director of the local Habitat for Humanity organization. We also discuss his choice...

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