Episodes
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Meegan dives into her journey as an entrepreneur and the thriving women-centric energy of her workspace/social club, The Dostal House. As a lifestyle blogger, social media expert, and avid supporter of the entrepreneurial lifestyle, Meegan reveals the female role models who have inspired her most, the origin of her desire to create a women’s workspace, and what the future holds for the collaborative space. Meegan Hofmeister is a...
Published 12/10/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Chantel Soumis dives into the foundations of brand messaging and the difference between vulnerability and oversharing in marketing. During this conversation Chantel shares her journey to marketing through her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and how her shift to positive thinking set her up to help other break through barriers. Chantel Soumis is a Brand Sorceress and speaker, who is focused on mastering personal brands, speaking...
Published 11/20/18
On this episode of “22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo,” Marlo speaks with author and speaker Jake Melton about thriving with Tourettes and his mission of advocating for mental health. During this discussion, Jake dives into his journey to minimalism as an answer to dealing anxiety and stress. He reveals his best advice for creating a mindset shift in the workplace that leads to greater productivity and better mental health. Jake Melton is the author of “Minimalize to Maximize Your...
Published 11/02/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Courtney Misener talks about the core issues of identity and how we develop our personality as we grow. You’ll find out what drove Courtney to this path and why she fought so hard to be heard. Marlo and Courtney, then apply this identity and personality topic into entrepreneurship and leadership and how is all connected. Courtney currently serves as the Director of Programs and Community Engagement at House of Hope, teaching a...
Published 08/28/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Kaytlyn Sheffler defines the difference between mindset work and technological tools to assist the success journey. Marlo and Kaytlyn delve into the topic of social experience and success, and how today’s technology and Kaytlyn’s experience with mindset development has impacted her creation of the Joymap app. As an experienced design strategist, Kaytlyn crafts products and experiences with joy and empathy. Kaytlyn is a storyteller of...
Published 08/14/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Larry Boyer breaks down the importance of understanding the core values and beliefs of your team and how to use your own values to challenge yourself to higher levels of performance. Listen in as Larry and Marlo make connections between understanding your own core values and confidence to try new things. Larry has also created an assessment designed to evaluate your current values and what to do with that knowledge. Larry Boyer is a...
Published 07/24/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Jessika Phillips talks about developing customer relationships with authenticity. A leading expert in social media and marketing, Jessika reveals her best tips for fostering an enriched customer experience and creating a client profile that works best for your business. Her insights into team culture, where social media is headed, and how to treat customers will surely be a game changer for you and your business. Jessika is on a mission...
Published 07/16/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Natasha Botbijl discusses her experience with Post Partum Depression and how she used her story to help transform others. Join Marlo and Natasha as they break down the importance of aligning with someone who has had similar experiences in order to navigate a path to success. Learn about the resources and events Natasha has created to make an impact with women entrepreneurs and those struggling with mental health issues. I am an...
Published 07/10/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Dr. Rachel MK Headley dives into the science behind change and how it impacts us as entrepreneurs and humans. Join Marlo and Rachel as they break down the different change types and how each type of person plays a vital role in team and organization building. Rachel also discusses her journey through change and how being an entrepreneur has impacted her. Dr. Rachel MK Headley is a Mensa PhD and former lead scientist of the operational...
Published 06/18/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Jeff Hobbs reveals the power of risk taking and overcoming challenges in today’s world. Marlo and Jeff discuss how Jeff overcame Cerebral palsy to become a marathon runner, and how he dealt with rejection, adversity, and discouragement from coaches and health professionals. Born with cerebral palsy and a love of sports, Jeff Hobbs grew up dreaming of becoming an athlete. Due to countless rejections, including those from his own family...
Published 06/09/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Jenny Chadima brings light and purpose to podcast. Jenny opens up about her journey to entrepreneurialism by way of addiction and loss, as well as how she found her purpose in community-centered work. Jenny Chadima is a community centered professional and founder of Be The Light Yoga & Wellness. Her donation-based yoga classes and community-fostering events are focused cultivating love and unity in the Cedar Rapids community....
Published 06/05/18
Are you looking to revamp your resume and highlight your story, not just your skills? On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Career Coach Kyle Elliot breaks down the importance of standing out in sea of applicants while hunting for a new position and what it takes to take your resume to the next level. Marlo and Kyle talk about confidence, authenticity, and why young entrepreneurs are poised to make a difference in today’s workforce. In this episode you will learn: - Why...
Published 05/22/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Marlo discusses the value of self confidence and conversations around diversity in the workplace with Manpreet Dhillon. Manpreet explores the importance of being confident as a leader, fostering a space of inclusivity in the workplace, and how shifting into a mindset that trusts the journey is pivotal to success. During this interview you will learn: - How to correct an unconscious bias in the hiring process - The importance of being a...
Published 05/15/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Marlo discusses innovation and the process of creating an interactive assessment with technology expert Aaron Proietti. Aaron is behind the technology of The Maverick Assessment which allows you to identify your strongest business trait and which entrepreneurial group you fall into: Player, Champion, or Maverick. During this interview you will learn: - The importance of being open to change in business - “The best point in my career was...
Published 05/01/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Marlo and Mark discuss the necessity of defining your purpose and living in collaboration with others and why Marlo wrote The Making of a Maverick. Author of It Takes 2. Surviving Breast Cancer: A Spouse’s Story, and the blog It’s About… Life & The Sunday Series, Mark focus on impacting others though a combination of inspiration from his own story, and telling the stories of others. “Everyone has a purpose,” Brodinsky states,...
Published 04/30/18
Ryan Paugh is the co-founder and COO of CommunityCo. He first co-foundered Brazen Technologies and then went on to found YEC and Forbes Councils. Ryan has been at the forefront of building highly curated, technology-enabled communities for ambitious professionals. He first co-founded Brazen Careerist, a career-management site for high-achieving young professionals and ambitious college students, where he led the company’s community development efforts. Brazen Careerist was recognized as one...
Published 04/17/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, I spoke with best-selling author Divya Parekh about her fascinating writing process that combines the art of scientific research and storytelling. Our talk touches on self-doubt, how our brains are designed to settle, and so much more. Divya Parekh is a four-time #1 International best-selling author, international speaker, business leadership advisor and book writing muse who has had great success with leaders, entrepreneurs, and...
Published 02/15/18
In this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, I sat discuss the process of paving a new path to success. In this conversation Jeffery reveals his formula for creating his own journey, his personal trials that were precursors to his current success and the science behind overcoming addiction. It was a pleasure to listen and be inspired by Jeffery’s story and I’m sure you will be inspired as well. Jeffery Combs is a top tier success coach specializing in personal breakthroughs. He has...
Published 01/02/18
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Deborah and I discuss the advantages of being a multi-faceted entrepreneur. Deborah breaks down her success step by step and how she decided to follow her passions and become a leader in the business and finance industry. During this interview Deborah provides valuable tips for success including the following: • How to find inspiration in the very beginning • Creating a plan with an open ending • Overcoming obstacles as a single mother...
Published 10/03/17
On this episode of 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo, Laura and I dive into the concept of writing “words to sell.” Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or just starting out, Laura breaks down how she strives to understand clients in order to write in ways that connect with them. During this interview Laura provides valuable tips for content creation including the following: • Knowing your audience beyond demographics • Identifying “pain points” with specificity • How to communicate...
Published 09/26/17
Today on 22 Motivational Minutes with Marlo I sat down with Executive Vice President – Chief Lending Officer of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust James Klein. I’m so glad that I had this opportunity to speak with James and share his views on recognition and the impact that his affirmation skills have had on his leadership and his success in the banking industry. During this conversation you’ll hear us delve into the foundation truth that “people matter.” This is a core believe that James and I...
Published 09/19/17
Parveen Panwar is the CEO at VIDAPTIV, an agency that helps brands engage users through actionable and interactive videos. He is passionate about online advertising and ad tech technology. He has created digital strategies for video branding campaigns and made them successful through distribution plans in the digital landscape. User experience matters, and VIDAPTIV’s video content keeps users engaged without having them leave the experience like traditional video concepts.
Published 08/23/17
Kelly Sedlacek started her own business called “Everyday Helper.” After working for corporations in the grocery and retail industries, Kelly discovered her true passion for helping others and decided to combine her passion with her love of business In 2016 Kelly published her first book, “Lessons from Living with Crohn’s Disease” to help share her story and raise awareness for the invisible illnesses like Crohn’s Disease that so many are secretly fighting each day. Kelly is known for saying...
Published 08/16/17
Starting from a young age, I have been driven to push my limitations further and further in order to accomplish any challenge I'm interested in taking on. This has led me to dedicate my efforts thus far in an attempt to start my own company. It started as just the idea of being my own boss, but has expanded into tackling a complex challenge in today's business world: automation. In my experience, there are far too many mediums in which business applications and the people using them need to...
Published 08/09/17
Carue is a full service integrated marketing, website, digital communications, social media, promotional merchandise and photography agency. We also offer customized wedding stationary and life event invitations. We specialize in strategic planning and thinking, brand development and management, creation of buzz and awareness using word-of-mouth-marketing and non-traditional methods, cutting edge design and the use of all forms of new media – including social media, mobile marketing and...
Published 07/17/17