What happens to all the various leftover materials from manufacturers across the country? Mike Wright of Wisdom Environmental sees two options: those materials could sit in a landfill... or he could repurpose them into a variety of products. His company specializes in the development of recycling programs for business, industrial, and manufacturing sectors, resulting in … Continue reading Episode 129: Wisdom Environmental with Mike Wright
On this week's episode, Vicki talks with Stephanie Amick of Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources, a nonprofit organization that offers life-changing experiences by bringing people and horses together. Their conversation dives into how Agape strives to meet the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive goals of participants to teach lessons that extend beyond the barn.
Written by Nadine Rachid Senior Vice President of Standard and Product Development, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) When we decide to take the stairs or enjoy a walk through a community garden, we’re most likely not thinking about the impact those seemingly minor decisions have on all aspects of our health. However, all buildings … Continue reading BLOG: Every Building Can be a Healthy Building
Vicki talks with Nadine Rachid about a new chapter in the Center for Active Design’s work. By providing a standard for the building industry through its new user-friendly portal, Fitwel, CfAD provides evidence-based guidelines for promoting health & wellness through green efforts.
We're back! Taking Care In Business has been on a little break, but don't worry - new episodes are coming VERY soon. Until then, Vicki wanted to share an update on where we've been and what to expect with upcoming Taking Care In Business content.
Join Vicki as she chats with Nick Davis about diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Early in his career, Davis noticed key inconsistencies in policy and administration versus how society and culture practice DEI. With the goal of breaking down systemic barriers, Davis shows us how we can always strive to do better by … Continue reading Episode 126: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Nick Davis
Who said accidents aren’t sweet? Carrie Abbott started in her kitchen but is now the founder of Newfangled Confections and owner of Best Chocolate in Town, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. In this episode, hear how an accident lead to a delicious treat and a retail location in one of the most expensive malls in the … Continue reading Episode 125: Hello, Frittle with Carrie Abbott
Written by Cinestie Olson Listen to Drew Jarvis' episode. Not all people who have periods are women – and not all women have periods. This statement has caused quite the controversy, but is nothing short of true. A woman may not have their period due to their birth control, menopause, having XY chromosomes, or other … Continue reading Blog: It’s Time to Degender Menstruation
Guest Drew Jarvis shares her journey to create a new hassle-free, sustainable period product. What started as a high school passion project is becoming a full fledged company just about four years later. Jarvis is the co-founder of Sunny Period, a company focused on changing the narrative around periods, menstruators, and period poverty.
Join Vicki as she meets with Robbie Heeger of Endaoment. The two discuss how Endaoment works with crypto philanthropy.
With the goal of breaking down stigma and instilling hope, Lisa Hall conceived the documentary called “The Addict’s Wake” focused on the opioid epidemic that plagues every community. The film, which made its debut at the Heartland International Film Festival, has won several awards for its first-hand account of stories of addiction and recovery. Hear … Continue reading Episode 122: Spreading Awareness with Lisa Hall
Join Vicki as she meets with Kelly Dolan and Miranda Cocca of Ingage Partners. Kelly and Miranda discuss Ingage and how they work to help businesses on the tech side.