Download and listen to these podcasts with great interviews with fellow Reinventionists and educational instruction from expert advisers and best-of-breed professionals in the area of career and life transformation!
Yvonne DiVita is an award winning blogger and social media professional with a passionate desire to help women everywhere achieve their highest goals. She has started three companies and organized a national conference bringing major brands, professionals in social media and marketing and bloggers from all over the world.
In 2015 she launched The Lipsticking Society, a community designed to work with women small business owners, providing best practices in writing, social media, and all forms of communication. The Lipsticking Society is “Collective Communication for the Empowered Woman.” They will be offering webinars online, and, eventually, small, intimate offline events.
Saul is the founder of the Business Innovation Factory and author of How to Stay Relevant when the World Is Changing. Saul’s company has attracted over 5,000 innovators to the internationally renowned BIF Collaborative Innovation Summit. Saul’s past lives include working in pharmaceuticals, being a business consultant, and 6 years as the Executive Director for Rhode Island’s Economic Development Corporation.
Saul shares his innovation musings on Twitter (@skap5) and his blog (It’s Saul Connected), and as a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Greg Sterling, VP Strategy and Insights, Local Search Association – from attorney, to editor, to analyst to independent consultant
Holly Lichtenfeld, Founder Bright Girls Company – from analyst for Dun and Bradstreet and Morgan Stanley, to corporate marketer for Levi Strauss and Cleanwell to entrepreneur
Episode #16: Reinvention Conversation with Ayanna Osinuga, Grant Writer, Founder Khan Consulting, LLC – 9/9/15
Ayanna Osinuga worked in finance for a Dow Jones Top 30 company. When, after 10 years with that company, she found out her department was going to be relocated far out-of-state and her local job otherwise eliminated, she got proactive, obtaining her Masters in Human Services Administration. A chance encounter led her to opportunistically field a grant writing project. Seeing a greater need, Ayanna launched a business to provide grant writing services to nonprofits.
Paul Silber holds a PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology. He studied to be a scientist, which is where he started his career. After discovering labs were a bit too isolating for him and didn’t accommodate his ambition, he founded a small business, In Vitro Technologies, which he grew to an 80-person company with $11 million in revenues and then sold it. Reinventing himself as an angel investor, mentor, and multi-time board member, Paul continues to keep very active in his Baltimore community.
A former technology journalist in the early days of the Internet, Nettie Reynolds parlayed her writing experience into a new career as a PR guru. In the midst of getting divorced, she decided to apply to Divinity school to pursue a lifelong dream of being an interfaith hospital chaplain. Nettie is now finishing her Masters in Divinity at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Don’t miss Nettie’s truly inspirational reinvention story.
Steve may have started his career at a place where other people only dream of ending it: as a professional musician. Enamored by studio technology, Steve taught himself into a new career as an early digital pioneer, and ultimately parlayed his experience into higher education technology leadership. You’ll be fascinated by his story and his approach to reinventing.