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  • 353. 353 - Mining Stories Within Nonprofits with Ken Fay

    Welcome and thanks for tuning in to another episode of the No Labels, No Limits podcast featuring our team member, Ken Fay, Emmy Award-Winning Writer and Producer. In this episode, we explore the transformative power of storytelling within nonprofit organizations, uncovering strategies to capture and share impactful narratives. Ken and Sarah discuss these four key elements:Storytelling Impact: Discover how nonprofit stories inspire support and foster connection with their mission.Key Roles in Production: Explore the diverse roles within media production, including writers, directors, and directors of photography, and their contributions to the storytelling journey.Scrappy Storytelling: Learn from a real-world example how nonprofits can leverage limited resources, like smartphones, to create compelling narratives.Interviewing Techniques: Explore techniques for eliciting authentic stories, focusing on building rapport, employing thoughtful questioning, and identifying powerful soundbites.We also highlight a few client impact stories from our recent work, and the life-changing events that resulted. Join us as we uncover the artistry and influence of storytelling within the nonprofit sector with our resident storyteller!Visit our NEW website: www.sarahboxx.comLassen Links playlist:

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  • 352. 352 - Refresh: Finding Clarity, Confidence, and Courage with Dr. Heather Penny

    Today, on the No Labels, No Limits podcast, we are replaying a special episode featuring an accomplished and inspiring guest who has challenged limiting labels and beliefs to pursue and accomplish her personal and professional goals. Tune in as Dr. Heather Penny shares her journey to finding clarity, confidence and courage.Did you know that close to 80 percent of women struggle with low confidence or lack of self-esteem?As a renowned leadership coach and trusted advisor, Dr. Penny brings valuable insights on developing confidence in the face of uncertainty and giving yourself permission to become the person you are meant to be.During our conversation, we'll talk about her book: The Life You're Made For: Finding Clarity, Confidence, and Courage to Be Fully Alive, and explore:The concept of permission statements and why they are essential for personal growth. How comparison can hinder confidence and distract us from our true potentialThe role of resilience and adaptability in effective leadership.The roles mentorship and community play in professional growthHow to tame self-doubt and imposter syndrome/our limiting labels and beliefs Dr. Penny shares a unique perspective with listeners when she said, "My career started with teaching third graders before I moved into opening my own coaching company and becoming a leadership coach. I often think about how much we learn from children about human growth and personal development. Life is a classroom."Learn more and connect with Dr. Penny here:
  • 351. 351 - Refresh on the Importance of Heart-Centered Storytelling for Nonprofits

    Why is Storytelling so important, no matter our career?There are over 3.7 Million new videos uploaded to YouTube every day! Why? Because video is powerful. It becomes an extension of you, your organization, or your business. It's a simple way to express who you are and what you offer to a wide audience. As we close in on the mid-year mark, many companies are reviewing their budget requirements. While many Nonprofits will spend more time preparing for the yearend fundraising push to help them continue to serve their community, solopreneurs and small business continue to look for ways to stay relevant and in demand, differentiating themselves from the competition  #Businesses, #Nonprofits and #Entrepreneurs need to differentiate themselves and stay relevant. Videos can help you share your mission and allow you to reach the largest audience possible.Break through your limiting beliefs about being a compelling storyteller by joining Sarah Boxx (Strategic Consultant and Certified Enneagram Coach) and Ken Fay (Emmy Award-Winning Writer and Producer)!While this is a replay from when we were offering a one-day intensive Heart-Centered Storytelling event in 2023, the information is quite timely. We are contemplating offering this amazing, one-day program for the second year in a row. Would you find value in us presenting on this topic again? Is there another topic we should cover? Send us a message at and let us know!
  • 350. 350 - Exploring Heart Centered Business with Mark Silver

    Welcome to another episode of the NLNL podcast, where host Sarah Boxx welcomes Mark Silver, a visionary entrepreneur dedicated to transforming toxic business cultures into heart-centered practices. With over two decades of experience, Mark founded Heart of Business, Inc. to integrate spirituality with small business operations. Mark shares insights on healing from toxic environments, making every business act an act of love, and infusing compassion into daily practices. Join us as we explore Mark's transformative journey and his profound teachings for entrepreneurs seeking alignment with their deeper purpose.We touch on the topics of: Healing from Toxic Business Cultures Making Every Act of Business an Act of Love Excerpts from his book, Heart Centered Business: Healing from toxic business culture so your small business can thrive. Mark insightfully mentions, "With all the harm in the world, your heart-centered business is so important. It can be an important piece of the tapestry of healing we’re all thirsting for." Learn more and connect with Mark here: https://www.heartofbusiness.com
  • 349. 349 - Retelling the Story with Dr. Mary Ann Mercer

    Welcome back to another empowering episode of the NLNL Podcast! In this replay, we revisit our inspiring conversation with the remarkable Dr. Mary Ann Mercer, Psy.D. As an accomplished author, speaker, psychologist, and co-creator of Intensive Coaching™, Dr. Mercer's journey of personal transformation continues to inspire us all.During this episode, we delve into Dr. Mercer's insightful perspectives on overcoming obstacles, transforming beliefs, and finding resilience in the face of adversity. From bouncing back from difficulties to embracing life's challenges as opportunities for growth, Dr. Mercer shares invaluable wisdom that resonates deeply with listeners.Join us as we explore themes of hope, strength, and transformation, and glean practical guidance from Dr. Mercer on how to navigate life's uncertainties with grace and resilience. Whether you're facing challenges of your own or simply seeking inspiration, this replay episode promises to uplift and empower. Tune in and rediscover the transformative insights of Dr. Mary Ann Mercer!Learn more and connect with Dr. Mary Ann Mercer here:
  • 348. 348 - Embrace Your Creativity with Paul Pape

    We're thrilled to welcome Paul Pape, an extraordinary artist, designer, and entrepreneur, to the No Labels, No Limits podcast. With over two decades of experience in the creative field, Paul's story is one of resilience and triumph over adversity, from a challenging childhood to becoming a highly successful creative entrepreneur.His unwavering dedication to learning and growth has propelled him to create countless bespoke products for clients worldwide. Yet, Paul's journey extends beyond personal success. In recent years, he has shifted gears to empower fellow creatives, generously sharing his knowledge and expertise to help them thrive in their ventures.As a dynamic speaker, educator, and mentor, Paul inspires others to unlock their creative potential and achieve fulfillment in both their personal and professional pursuits. He advocates for dismantling the notion of the "Starving Artist," firmly believing that creativity should be a driving force for societal progress, not a source of suffering.We chat about:Paul's transformation from artist and designer to helping empowering others build their passions into successful businessesThe concept behind the "Starving Artist" and recommendations on how to overcome the stigmaConsequences of not leveraging the creative assets on your teamInsights on the importance of creativity in today's environmentJoin us for an enlightening conversation with Paul Pape as we delve into his remarkable journey, glean insights, and explore strategies for success in the dynamic world of the creative industry!Learn more about Paul here:
  • 347. 347 - Building a Bridge Between People and Business with Anna Herrington

    Join us as we welcome Anna Herrington, a seasoned leader with over 15 years of experience in large-scale management within the corporate retail space. Anna's expertise spans organizational dynamics, team leadership, and employee development.In addition to her corporate experience, Anna is the co-founder, alongside her sister, of Harborbridge HR Consulting Firm. Dedicated to supporting growing organizations with Human Resources and Learning & Development, Harborbridge brings together Anna's deep understanding of business strategy with her sister's wealth of experience in design and marketing.In today's conversation, we delve into Anna's journey, exploring the wisdom she has gained through her experiences. From founding Harborbridge to navigating the intricacies of business ownership and leadership, Anna shares valuable insights into cultivating thriving organizational cultures.Key Takeaways:Value in Life's Experience: Anna emphasizes the importance of recognizing the value in every aspect of life's experience, both personal and professional.Openness to Opportunities: Be open to opportunities as they unfold, even if they deviate from your initial plans.Learning from Achievements and "Failures": Anna highlights how both achievements and "failures" contribute to personal and professional growth, making individuals better partners for those they support.Anna says, "Experiment more, explore more, don't let the lack of clarity create so much fear that you don't begin the journey."Join us as we uncover the lessons learned and wisdom gained from Anna's journey, offering inspiration and insights for all aspiring leaders and business owners.Learn more and connect with Anna and Katie here:LinkedIn