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.
Episode 127: Center for Active Design with Nadine Rachid
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.
An Update from Vicki Bohlsen
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.
Episode 126: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Nick Davis
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
Episode 125: Hello, Frittle with Carrie Abbott
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
Episode 124: Sunny Period with Drew Jarvis
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.
Episode 123: Endaoment with Robbie Heeger
Join Vicki as she meets with Robbie Heeger of Endaoment. The two discuss how Endaoment works with crypto philanthropy.
Episode 122: Spreading Awareness with Lisa Hall
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
Episode 121: Ingage Partners with Kelly Dolan and Miranda Cocca
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.
Episode 120: Guardian Angel with Sam Grice
After losing his mother suddenly, Sam Grice saw first-hand how much work goes into planning celebrations of life while simultaneously trying to grieve the loss of a loved one. This experience inspired him to create Guardian Angel, a company designed to help people through, and plan for death. Hear how Grice strives to make talking … Continue reading Episode 120: Guardian Angel with Sam Grice
Episode 119: Finding Hope with Chris Leeuw
Attitude is everything. After an accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down, Chris Leeuw traveled the country seeking affordable treatment after insurance visits were exhausted. After two years of recovery, Leeuw returned home walking and determined to create a facility similar to the one that saved him. Tune in to hear this story … Continue reading Episode 119: Finding Hope with Chris Leeuw
Episode 118: GiveSmart with Bethany Little
Thinking she would change the world with policy, Bethany Little got her start in Washington DC... and then the internet happened, as she likes to say. She joined a startup and helped advocacy groups learn how to use websites and email instead of telemarketing and direct mail. Fast forward years later, she is working with … Continue reading Episode 118: GiveSmart with Bethany Little