How do we bring out the potential in all people, including those with disabilities? Get ready to be inspired, hear success stories and learn tips and principles for bringing out the best in the people in your organization. Brought to you by Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global and Sara Ruh, Chief Inspiration Officer. For more information visit www.ruhglobal.com
E259: The New Golden Rule: How to Achieve Your Goals By Treating Yourself Better
Emily Golden, Master Certified Coach, Speaker and Career Performance Expert, joins the program to discuss her own disability journey, as well as raising a son with Tourette syndrome. Emily also talks about her new book "The New Golden Rule" and how you can close the gap between where you are and where you want to be, simply by putting yourself first.
E258: Optimizing Your Brain and Body
Dr. Kristen Allott and Natasha Duarte join the program to discuss the connection between what we eat and our overall functioning. Discover the connection between food and mental health, and how to eat more mindfully.
E257: Ascending Adversity- With Mohammed Yousuf
Mohammed Yousuf, Director, Office of Infrastructure, Safety and Asset Innovation, and Founder and President of the EquallyAble Foundation, joins the program to discuss his career journey and why representation matters. He also discusses his book Ascending Adversity, in which he discusses his story of being a polio survivor dealing with disability and discrimination.
E256: The Intersection of Mental Health and Disability Inclusion
Lauren Presutti, LLMSW, psychotherapist and founder of River Oaks Psychology, joins the program to discuss the intersection of mental health and disability. Lauren discusses her own journey as a person with a disability, and the stereotypes and challenges she faced along the way. Discover the difference between the medical model of disability vs. the social model of disability, and the key questions we need to ask in order to create a more inclusive society.
E255: From Intent to Impact- Moving the Needle on Disability Inclusion
In this episode Debra is joined by David Perez, CFO of Ruh Global Impact, as David shares his journey of being diagnosed with ADHD at a young age, and how he came to be involved with advocating for people with disabilities. David reveals some of the startling data about the unemployment rates of people with disabilities, and what needs to happen to create real change. Discover how to create a mindset shift and the unique gifts that people with disabilities bring to the workplace.
E254: Disability Inclusion at Verizon Media
This episode features an interview with Kisiah Timmons, Principal Product Designer at Verizon Media, as she discusses the importance of disability inclusion in the workplace, particularly in the tech industry. Kisiah provides an overview of Verizon Media, and shares her journey for joining the accessibility team, and what it's been like working at Verizon Media compared to other companies and organizations she has worked for in the past. Kisiah, who is blind, also reveals what her overall experience has been like working in the tech industry.