There is something for everyone to commit to in society. Pei Su has worked with the world society for the protection of animals for 2 decades.
People love animals. However, love and relationships with animals are very different in other countries outside of America. In some Asian Countries, there are such things as bear farming, illegal wildlife trades and the left-behind children who investigate that stuff.
Join me as I speak with Pei Su from ACTA Asia as she shares about her work and what is happening. She says many of society’s issues are not a quick fix.
Noreen begins the show introducing her guest, Pei Su. Noreen talks about how they met and how she thinks what Pei is doing stuff that influences other people to do it with her. Pei Su first talks about her work and volunteer experience in Taiwan. She then talks about why she decided to leave Taiwan. Pei then talks about the difference she saw how animals are treated in other countries outside of America.
Noreen came back talking about the cultural differences that they saw between each country. Such as it is very common in America that people let their dogs get in to their houses or walk them but in some other countries dog lives in the backyard and they are not allowed to go in to the house. Pei also talks about how she had once talked to a five year old kid about his dog. The kid likes the dog but his mother did not allow him to play with the dog because she said the dog is very dirty. She talks about how kids mind is formed by their parents and it affects how they treat the animals.
Noreen came back talks about the importance of educating kids and parents at the same time.
Pei also talks about the charity that she works to improve the kids that was left behind, she is trying to improve their education with fifteen dollars for one child to learn ten lessons. Pei then talks about her thoughts about the Climate changes in China and how she thinks it can be improved.
Pei continuous to talk about how she wants to make some changes and help the left behind children. Pei also talks about how kids are seeing their parents as role models. Noreen phrase it as “they don’t do what they what we tell them to do, they do what they see us doing” Kids copy what their parents are doing in their early stage which means the parents acting is very important.
My guest this week is Mary Clifton, M.D., a board-certified, licensed, internal medicine doctor practicing in Manhattan and a recognized expert in CBD, Cannabis and the founder of CBDandCannabisInfo.com.
Dr. Clifton is also a leading voice in telemedicine for bridging the gap in healthcare availability and affordability for acute care, long-term wellness, and disability.
She works in telemedical cannabinoid consultation and helps companies find telemedical solutions for their platforms and regularly sees patients from around the world on telemedicine platforms.
Her complimentary video library is available at no cost to help patients use cannabinoids safely and effectively for medical and recreational purposes.
Her training tools teach healthcare providers and experts how to provide guidance and recommendations for their patients and clients.
Our guest, Mary Clifton, M.D. opens the show by telling the audience about her childhood and where she grew up. Mary talks about what brought her to New York. She then begins to explain what Telemedicine is. She talks about the history of telemedicine and the obstacles doctors had to go through in order to practice this type of medicine. Mary discusses different studies regarding telemedicine and how there are different laws in each state regarding the legalities of this type of medicine.
This segment opens with Mary discussing her book and her online videos. Her online videos are useful high-quality videos that help people use different medicines, among other things. The ladies then discuss the cannabis treatments and how useful it is to certain illnesses. The conversation transitions into the different types of CBD products. Mary believes that in just mere years, we all will have some type of CBD in our medicine cabinets. Mary informs the audience of how the HIV epidemic really pushed the CBD formulas to the forefront of the medical world. The segment ends with a discussion about the benefits of CBD.
Noreen begins this segment by opening up a conversation about how you can figure out which CBD treatment works best for you. Mary talks about how companies are now labeling their products differently, so consumers will know which product to use form their particular issue/illness. Mary starts to discuss the CBD industries and how several people are getting into the business. She would like there to be more regulation around the CBD industry. Mary begins to discuss the current vaping epidemic. The segment ends with a brief discussion on weed.
Noreen and Mary discuss weed and how it has an impact on the male’s sperm. Although, Mary cannot say that weed causes negative effects regarding the quality or quantity of sperm, she says it changes it. She informs the audience that CBD products are mainly for handling anxiety. Mary then discuss some laboratory studies that are looking to treat other types of more terminal diseases, such as alzheimer’s. Mary discusses her recent trips overseas, and prison reform around non-violent weed offenses. The show ends with Mary giving out her information around where you can find her.
Alexandra Gebhart is a social media strategist, Google Analytics strategist and featured speaker for Lunch Lady on November 19th.
She is the Chief Strategist for Inside Media Networks. She delivers years of tactical hands-on experience promoting brand content on emerging social and mobile platforms, media, content marketing, web/blog development, SEO, email marketing, marketing automation, podcasting/monetization, and online content distribution.
Most people want to be good at social media and still many people do not understand the real value of social media and the tools they provide you with, the knowledge that you are winning in your social media game.
Join Noreen on Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as she chats with Alexandra.
Noreen opens up the show by discussing her past week’s activities. She talks about how humans love company. Noreen then introduces her guest of the night, Alexandra Gebhart. Alexandra begin to talk about her dog. She goes on to discuss how she likes living life by her own rules. She talks about how she loves helping people and not having to work a corporate 9-5 job. Alexandra ends the segment by informing the audience about her background and where she grew up.
Alexandra starts this segment by telling the audience about what she loves about her current jobs (Google analytics, social media, etc). Although she works from home, she meets several interesting people and learns of a plethora of things. Even though her job is a “mysterious” online job, she is proud to be apart of this modern internet era. The conversation continues by discussing how technology is constantly changing and evolving. Alexandra discuss how analytics are important to look at, so entrepreneurs will know where their audiences are coming from, demographics, and other basic information about their audiences. The segment ends with Alexandra informing the audience about your Bounce Rate.
Alexandra opens this segment by continuing to discuss how people should look at their Google analytics. She interprets some of the analytical categories for the audience. She actually tells Noreen her top 6 Google searches that led people to her website. Alexandra says people should look at their analytics at least once a week. She then delves into the many other things that you can look at within your analytics, ie location, laptop or PC, male or female, etc. Alexandra ends the segment by discussing how you can test many things on your website to see if you get different results in your analytics. We should leverage our analytics.
Noreen opens up this segment by discussing Lunch Lady; her new venture. Lunch Lady is a community that empowers and educates women entrepreneurs. Since Alexandra will be apart of Lunch Lady, she begins to discuss what she will share with the Lunch Lady audience at its upcoming session/forum. Alexandra explains how there are different types of content creators. You have to make your online content work for you. Different strategies work differently for each business/website. Alexandra ends the segment by reminding the audience that you can live life your way, when you have the right information behind you.
What’s the biggest organ on a human being? It stretches. It protects. It is beautifully designed.
With the weather changing, find out some way to protect the skin you’re in. Seven Brown, Owner and Founder of Harlem Skin Clinic, will be talking about the secrets – good and bad – of the beauty industry.
Tonight’s guest is the beautiful, Seven Brown. Seven tells us a little bit about herself. She is a native New Yorker, however she traveled a lot as a kid, due to her dad being in the military. Seven talks about how she started off as a Global Skin Agent. Seven currently owns Harlem Skin and Laser Clinic. She tells us how she originally started her business. She actually rented a small place in a yoga studio and began doing facials. Seven ends the segment by telling the audience about how being an entrepreneur is way more than the product or service. She says she would do it over again, but would go by it a different way, if she had the opportunity again.
Seven opens up this segment by discussing the laser technology and the science behind it. She delves into a discussion about the different ingredients in laser treatments. She explains how laser can be used for more than hair removal. The human skin is the next topic of discussion. Seven recommend sunscreen for EVERYONE. Seven discusses the history of the human skin and the importance of sunscreen. Seven shares a beauty tip with the audience of how LED light can be a remedy for swollen and burnt skin. Seven’s ends the segment by telling the audience to keep it simple with skin care; cleansing, makeup remover, moisturizer.
We come back by dissecting the metaphor of how the face is like a mattress. A dent in the mattress is similar to a wrinkle on your face. Seven talks about collagen and the ways it can be corrected. According to Seven, skin products are recession proof. Noreen has Seven discuss the number 1 thing that people complain about when it comes to their skin: dark spots. Seven continues by explaining facial peels. Seven lets us know how most beauty treatments have a calculated injury and why. Seven ends the segment by discussing different skin care procedures. She gives us a little gem about how a specific type of doctor is better for the face/skin, than a plastic surgeon.
Seven opens up with an anecdote about one of her clients and body dysmorphia. She continues by telling us of how she educate her clients on their skin care; it’s about feeling, not about what you think you look like. Her business motto is a quote by Coco Chanel: “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” The conversation transitions into a discussion about plastic surgery and society. Seven ends the segment by informing the audience about her next endeavours.
This week’s guest is Robert Troch, Founder of Younger Than Last Year.
His clients are older people who have not worked out in a long time. He trains people and helps them develop their strength to feel younger than they were before, focusing on body and spirit.
Join Noreen as she welcomes him back on the show to talk about his principles of health.
Noreen introduces the guest of the night, Robert Troch. Robert gives us an update on his progress since the last time he’s been on the show. His gym has become very successful. Robert explains the mechanics of his classes; he says it’s more about movement and less about “exercises”. Robert continues by informing the audience of how the movement is his class isn’t hard. He ends the segment by discussing the first things to “go” when you first begin exercising.
Robert starts by explaining in great exactly what it is that does being that he doesn’t consider himself a “trainer”. He has 7 core foundations in his program. He goes through each foundation and explain why it is essential within his program. He explains “getting older” versus “aging”. The conversation continues by Robert explaining how you exercise differently in your 20s than in your 60s. Noreen opens up a conversation about exercise machines vs outside training. Robert explains how while on exercise machines, the body and mind are not aligned. The conversation ends by both of them discussing all the new exercise equipment that has come to the market…i.e., the Mirror.
Noreen begins the segment by asking Robert to explain how exercise/movement can slow down the signs of aging. Robert tells us of how certain things we do in life can speed up the signs of aging. He continues the conversation by talking about stress, sleep, and eating habits and their effects on the body. One specific movement that Robert using in his classes is Crawling. He explains his reasoning for incorporating it into his classes. He gives the example of how babies get stronger by crawling. The segment ends with a discussion on how consistency is key when exercising.
We open up the last segment by discussing stretching, mobility, and flexibility. Robert shows the audience how they can test their flexibility vs their mobility! Robert goes on by discussing the Five Tibetan Rites (you can learn more on his website). He also gives the audience details on how the Five Tibetans came about. Robert ends the show by informing the audience of upcoming classes he is hosting.
Join Noreen and find out what 17-year-old Joshua Conrad is doing. Owner of JCSURGE Marketing, Joshua was diagnosed with a learning disability and was failing in school, not because he couldn’t learn. He learns differently.
Joshua said, “Fuck it! I’ll learn my way.” He graduated in the summer 2019 and is now full-time in his SEO business.
Noreen starts the show talking about her wonderful weekend spending time in one of her friend’s apartment. Then Noreen introduces her guest, Joshua Conrad and talks about how they met. Joshua then talks about his background and childhood. Joshua’s family has a different culture. Joshua then talks about how he found himself having difficulty learning when he was a child. Joshua then talks about how he started to know what he wanted to do when he was in his junior year in high school.
Noreen came back asking Joshua how he gets motivated. Joshua talks about how he started exercising and wake up early in the morning and take a cold shower to get more motivated. Joshua then talks about how he first started his business. Joshua then talks about how his learning disability affected him but he still overcame and started talking with others and looking for business opportunities.
Joshua came back to talking about his SEO business. Then Noreen asks Joshua what he imagines himself after 5 years. Joshua talks about how he liked to learn different languages and in the future, he wants to integrate technology to help people to learn the language better. Joshua then talks about he wants to move out soon and start exploring. Joshua then talks about he is living his life differently from the teenagers that are the same age as him.
Noreen came back talking about how she thinks Joshua lives his life the way he wants to at this young age. Joshua talks about his family supported what he does makes him thankful. Joshua then gives advice for people that is the same age as him today to go for it and do what they want to do to live their way.
Join Noreen Sumpter for Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as she mashes it up with Aryn Chapman from AX3 Studios.
Aryn is an event planner. Aryn’s self-expression and mantra is “be like a river always flowing to the sea.” Aryn is positive and not much phases her.
Noreen has had the pleasure of seeing her in action with some of the most difficult people and situations. She is straight forward and detail-oriented. Anyone wanting to become an event planner should listen to this show because you will learn that event planning is not party-planning as some people think. With a varied background in fine arts, film, and theatre,
Aryn will share her journey of how she came to be and what it takes to be good at her job.
Click the replay and check out the show notes below:
Noreen starts the show talking about how she sold a piece of artwork that she painted.
Then she introduces her guest, Aryn Chapman. Noreen mentions that they only knew each other for a few months but she felt like they know each other for a long time because she lives her life her own way just like Noreen. Aryn started her first event planning with a gentleman but he left at the end and she stayed and worked through it. She also mentions that In order to have good planning she has to be organized and have everyone that involves going in the same direction.
Noreen came back asking Aryn to walk through some of the steps for a small event. Aryn says that the message that people want to send out is the first thing that she will look for. Noreen then talks about how people worry about the budget for the event. Aryn talks about how most people think that going to professional event planning will cost more but she mentions that going to a professional event planning can save more money because they know how things actually work.
Aryn then talks about different types of events that she worked on before. Aryn also talk about how she thinks a big and long conference is necessary because it is better for people to share the idea and time together in the same space.
Noreen came back asking Aryn how to become an event planner. Aryn talks about that being organized and detail is not the only thing that matters it is also important that “the show will go on whether you’re ready or not”. She also mentions that have a good team is also very important. Noreen then talks about how she defines success for herself is when she is happy and Aryn agrees. Aryn shared the best piece of advice that she received is from her dad that “do whatever she loves and hire others to do the same”.
Noreen came back asking Aryn when do she feel most alive. Aryn answer that she feel most alive when she is multitasking, she enjoys the busy moment. She then talks about one of her pressure moment. Her team had a big conference in Jerusalem in 2018 and they faced a lot of problems at the moment that she thought they couldn’t make it but eventually, they pulled it off and she learned a lot from it. Aryn then mentions that the most important thing for good event planning is to have a good team of people.
In this week’s episode of Live Life Your Way, Noreen speaks with Sara Slagle about fishing. Yes, fishing, fly fishing for that matter.
Fishing is on Noreen’s bucket list – maybe also on yours? Find out why Sara has such a passion about fly fishing. It’s not an easy sport and is mostly practiced by men. However, today many women are taking in the sport.
Why not? It brings nature, peace and patience together. Join Noreen and Sara and find out more as Noreen learns about fly fishing.
Did you know that it is named fly fishing because of the lure that resembles a fly?
Click the replay and check out the show notes below:
Noreen begins the show talking about how she had fun the past Sunday. Then she introduces her guest Sara Slagle. Sara Slagle is a fly fisher, woman fisher, angler. Noreen first talks about how she thinks Sara runs the cafe shop that she works in. Noreen then asks Sara what brings her into fishing. Sara mentioned that her family does fishing and that made her begins to fish at the age of six. Sara then talks about ‘Angling’, a method of fishing.
Noreen came back asking Sara what got her into fishing. Sara’s family went fishing all the time and it is passing from generation to generation and she grew up fishing with her parent so it brings her into fishing. Sara also mentioned that she enjoyed fishing because it connects her with nature. Noreen then says that she searched up online why Fly fishing is called fly fishing and its because the fish eats the fly. Noreen also talks about the history and techniques of fly fishing that she knows.
Noreen came back to talking about fifty-fifty underwater. Sara talks about women and men fishing together and different supplies to stay underwater. Noreen then mentioned how she saw people ice fishing in the movies and Sara talks about how she doesn’t like ice fishing because of the coldness and the unknown things going underwater. Sara then talks about how she only saw women always go fishing with men because people think it is not an easy sport for women.
Sara talks about there are fishing clubs that would teach people how to fishing. Sara also talks about the fishing book that she read and it also teaches people how to fishing. Sara then talks about how she wants a fishing club where men and women are treated equally because she had been into fishing clubs that men and women are treated the same way. Sara encourages people to try and enjoy nature through fishing.
Join Noreen as she mashes it up with one of the most gracious and smartest woman she knows.
Maisha Walker was the Past President and power behind NAWBO NYC. She rocked NAWBO, bringing her black girl magic to the table. She structured, organized, and put NAWBO on the map in NYC.
Maisha is also the Owner and Founder of Message Medium, a digital marketing company. If you have ever sat in one of her classes, you would know that it is an honor to have her on my show, Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way.
Noreen talks about why today was the best she’s had (so far). She talks about how today she launched “Lunch Lady” and why she’s so excited about it. Noreen introduces her guest Maisha, who talks about her background and her current role in digital marketing. Maisha talks about how one of the first things she created as a young coder was study guides for school and budgets for her family.
Noreen comes back in to talk more about Maisha’s background, and about how she went to a private school in a different town and how that led her to Princeton. Maisha and Noreen talk about their first jobs, and how Maisha was first a secretary. After working as a secretary Maisha talking about working for a magazine publisher and how she used to use multiple spreadsheets to get simple tasks done. Noreen also trades stories of how she got fired from a store when she was young. Maisha also talks about her story of being fired and how it helped her find out what she actually liked. She ended up temping for a couple of different companies, and eventually got a job as an analyst at Morgan Stanley.
Noreen came back asking Maisha how she got eventually got into digital marketing. Maisha talks about how she looks for what she wants to work as. She started coding again and started doing Internet marketing. She became a freelance full-time programmer and she also does digital consulting. When she first started managing her own business she thinks about the way she wants to be managed. She then talks about leadership, Noreen added that its all about working together as a team. Maisha teaching digital marketing for 15 years and started her online teaching course recently.
Noreen throws the question to Maisha about what she’s looking to create in her life. She talks about how she thinks about how she wants her retirement to look like. She said it is not about retirement it’s about being financially independent. She wants to invest her money by double it every eight years. Then Noreen asks Maisha about how she pictured herself in the future. Maisha talks about she wants to be financially independent and have a family.
What were you doing at 17 years old? At 17 I was partying and dating.
Join Noreen as she mashes it up with a 17-year-old who has had a profound reach to women in the workforce. Megan Gole will direct us to come together as women to be brave and build our confidence and build each other up.
Noreen starts off the show by introducing her guest Megan Gole, and talks about what she’s been up to lately, including a new series for women called “lunch ladies.” Lunch lady is all about women and money, and the complicated relationship many women actually have with money and how to grow their businesses and leadership. Megan starts talking about how she met Noreen and her life-changing research paper about gender equality and debating. After Megan sent Noreen her paper she was able to talk for Nabo– a women’s empowerment organization. Megan talks about the response she got when she was able to speak for them, and the gratitude that she received.
Noreen came back asking Megan what make her started the research. Megan started debating in her freshman year in high school. She talks about how girls and boys are debating on certain topics that people are expecting to hear from certain gender. Megan also talks about how men are overpowering women in debates. She then talks about how people criticized how women dressed but she thinks women shouldn’t care about how others look at them and should be who they wanted to be. Megan also encourages incoming female freshmen in her school that joined her debate group to speak for themselves. Noreen then asks Megan if she thinks older women are not as confident as younger women. Megan think that all women should be themselves and live their own life.
Megan talks about a story at the Yale Invitational where she debated a high ranking debater in the country. She describes the moment where she picked up her speed and became more articulate and called him out during the debate. The topic was on gender equality which is the area of focus that she is most important about. She then talks about the lack of intersectionality in the debate field and that she wants to look at that closer for the future. She highlights the barriers that poorer people face in the debate field. The money and resources that you need to succeed in this area prevent more people from becoming involved. Megan gives advice to younger people who want to get into debates and public speaking. She then talks about the unintentional sexism that goes on in these kinds of public forums. Megan looks towards the future, wanting to go to law school and having more women in power.
Megan continues to talk about being empowered in whatever you do and allowing women to be whatever kind of women they want. This is something that’s important to iterate to girls at an early age as they go through the high school process. Megan talks about the different things she works on besides the debate team, including Nabo and The Borgen Project. Megan and Noreen discuss what kind of music they are into. Megan then says that the current political climate scares her and the polarization that is within the country. She says that it’s important for people to interact with people who they don’t agree with and is optimistic about the two sides being able to come together.