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Welcome to From The Hart, presented by the First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses. This show was created, and is hosted, by Ed Hart to share stories that will inspire you. Hart interviews leaders, pastors, actors, athletes, and family business owners and gets them to tell stories that will inspire and touch his listeners. What's in YOUR heart?
Enjoy!

From The Hart - Presented by the First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses A Hart Leadership Production

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Welcome to From The Hart, presented by the First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses. This show was created, and is hosted, by Ed Hart to share stories that will inspire you. Hart interviews leaders, pastors, actors, athletes, and family business owners and gets them to tell stories that will inspire and touch his listeners. What's in YOUR heart?
Enjoy!

    99 Ashton Applewhite: This Chair Rocks - A Manifesto Against Ageism

    99 Ashton Applewhite: This Chair Rocks - A Manifesto Against Ageism

    Ashton Applewhite is an internationally recognized expert on ageism, Ashton Applewhite is
    the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism and a co-founder of the Old
    School Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse. She speaks widely at venues that have included the United
    Nations and the TED mainstage, and is at the forefront of the emerging movement to raise
    awareness of ageism and make age a criterion for diversity. In 2022 the United Nations named Ashton one of the Healthy Aging 50: fifty leaders transforming the world to be a better place to grow older.

    She has been recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio, the New Yorker, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism and named as a Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the New York Times, Yale Law School, and the Royal Society for the Arts

        
    She has written for Harper’s, the Guardian, and the New York Times

    She speaks widely, at venues that have ranged from universities and community centers to the Library of Congress and the United Nations.

    In 2017 she received a standing ovation for her Ted Talk in Vancouver.

    She has received numerous awards for her work, including being named one of “fifty
    leaders working to transform the world to be a better place to grow older” by
    the UN’s Decade of Healthy Aging platform (a collaboration between the WHO) in 2022.



    Join us as we sat down, coast-to-coast - Ed in his Southern California studio, and Ashton in her charming home in Brooklyn, NY, for this fun, enlightening, and sometimes deep conversation.


    You can reach Ashton in a multitude of ways, including at https://thischairrocks.com/,
    ashton@thischairrocks.com. 

    Twitter: @thischairrocks

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/ThisChairRocks

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/thischairrocks

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AshtonApplewhiteVideos

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashton-applewhite-64658/

    RSS: https://thischairrocks.com/feed/

    • 49 min
    98 Kelley Tyan: Addicted to the Climb

    98 Kelley Tyan: Addicted to the Climb

    Kelley Tyan is a master transformation coach for women in faith, fitness, and mindset. She is a 4X national bikini champion, breast cancer survivor, podcast host of her show Addicted To The Climb, author of her new book also called Addicted To The Climb, and proud wife and mother of her 2 children. Kelley has been blessed to be featured on ABC, Natural Muscle Magazine, Oxygen, and many other local publications for her work of empowering and inspiring women to live healthy and fit lives.Kelley’s passion to transform one women’s life a day has been ongoing from the start. She believes that having a strong faith can lead to a strong mind and body. She also knows that success lies in numbers and being part of a strong community can be the key.Kelley is continuously committed to empowering women through her accountability coaching programs and her greatest advice is to never stop climbing , because every climb you take, will make you stronger for the next one.



    I am excited for you to listen to this great conversation about overcoming challenges, about God, faith, and hope!



    You can reach Kelley Tyan on Instagram, LinkedIn, and through her website https://www.addictedtotheclimb.com/

    • 47 min
    97 Julie Hudash: Team Kids, Empowering America's Future

    97 Julie Hudash: Team Kids, Empowering America's Future

    Learn more about Julie and Team Kids by visiting https://teamkids.org/

    Ed Hart sits down with Julie Hudash, the founder and CEO of Team Kids, an organization creating hope one child at a time. Sit back and get ready to be inspired by a story that proves the power of compassion, friendship, and unwavering commitment to our future leaders.

    Julie shares her journey from humble beginnings to creating monumental impacts through Team Kids, reminding us all that every child matters and has the potential to inspire and uplift us all. This conversation is a testament to what real people can do when they listen to their hearts and take action.

    Connect with us to hear more stories that enlighten, inspire, and bring us closer together. Listen, learn, and let Julie's story motivate you to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Enjoy this episode of From The Hart, and remember, every one of us has the capacity inspire, mentor and teach a child.



    #KidsHelpingKids #ChildhoodAdvocacy #NonprofitBoard #HeartbreakIntoHope #YouthAdvocacy



    #YouthEducation #KidsHelpingKids #HeartbreakIntoHope #CommunityEngagement #YouthDevelopment



    CHAPTERS:

    0:00 - Intro

    1:20 - Julie’s LinkedIn Profile Insights

    3:00 - Origin of Team Kids Initiative

    6:40 - Empowering Youth: Jeremy Strohmeyer Case Study

    10:32 - Team Kids Evolution and Vision

    11:39 - Significance Behind the Name Team Kids

    12:43 - Symbolism of Team Kids Logo

    14:18 - D1 Athlete Experience to Leadership Skills

    16:02 - Catalyst Moment for Founding Team Kids

    18:45 - Transformative Stories from Team Kids Participants

    21:36 - Overview of Team Kids Challenge

    24:38 - Team Kids Challenge Mechanics Explained

    28:25 - Extended Insights on Team Kids Challenge

    28:59 - Broader Impact of Team Kids on Community

    32:20 - Julie’s Passion for Team Kids Mission

    38:58 - Julie’s Personal Health Journey

    40:10 - Navigating Health Challenges: Diagnosis Story

    45:38 - Self-Discovery Through Adversity

    46:50 - Shifting Priorities After Health Diagnosis

    51:05 - Recognizing Humanity’s Goodness

    52:47 - Overcoming Doubts in Team Kids Journey

    56:38 - Introduction to Team Kids Lemonade Initiative

    1:03:10 - Insights into Team Kids Research

    1:06:20 - Understanding Children's Needs

    1:11:50 - Future Aspirations for Team Kids

    1:15:30 - Becoming a Mentor with Team Kids

    1:17:58 - Julie’s Heartfelt Message

    • 1 hr 21 min
    96 Haley Cooper: A Heart to Hart Conversation About Faith, Family, Philanthropy and So Much More

    96 Haley Cooper: A Heart to Hart Conversation About Faith, Family, Philanthropy and So Much More

    In this special podcast simulcast, Haley Cooper, Host of the Lead with Heart Podcast, and I sit down and talk about everything! As we delve into Haley's inspiring journey, we share stories that remind us all of the power of purpose, passion, and leading with heart. Sit back and get ready to be inspired by real people like Haley who not only dream big but also put those dreams into action to inspire and uplift us all.



    Join us as we explore Haley's experiences, from her impactful work in nonprofits to her podcasting adventures, and how these have shaped her mission to lead with empathy and purpose. If you're looking for a dose of motivation, you won't want to miss this conversation.



    Listen to this episode to witness the power of heartfelt leadership and how it can change lives and communities. Connect with us on social media to share your thoughts and stories of finding purpose. For more inspiring episodes, stream "From The Hart" on your favorite podcast platform. Enjoy this journey of inspiration and discovery with us. Enjoy!



    #EntrepreneurialJourney #Selfcare #FaithbasedPodcasting #LeadershipDevelopment #LeadershipInsights



    CHAPTERS:

    0:00 - Intro

    2:00 - Leadership Compassion

    5:10 - Fundraising Strategies

    12:18 - Selecting Effective Board Members

    18:00 - Board Member Engagement Challenges

    20:10 - Strategies for Board Member Engagement

    23:46 - Supporting Board Member Success

    25:13 - Passion for Nonprofit Work

    29:41 - Defining Success

    34:07 - Building Emotional Connections

    41:30 - Enhancing Emotional Connections

    42:52 - Repairing Relationships

    45:57 - Importance of Self-Awareness

    52:34 - Future Goals and Aspirations

    56:48 - Concluding Insights

    57:32 - Connecting with Haley

    1:02:30 - Discovering Personal Motivations

    • 1 hr 4 min
    95 LaVal Brewer of South County Outreach: Transforming Lives - From Hardship to Hope

    95 LaVal Brewer of South County Outreach: Transforming Lives - From Hardship to Hope

    In this episode, we sit down with LaVal Brewer, a beacon of hope from South County Outreach.
    LaVal's journey, from his early days at the YMCA to being named one of Orange County's 125 most influential people, is nothing short of inspirational. Dive deep with us as they share stories of overcoming hardships, the power of influence for good, and the relentless pursuit of helping those in need. Sit back and get ready to be inspired by real people who remind us of the strength in community and the impact of giving back. Connect with us to hear more stories that inspire and uplift us all. Listen, engage, and be part of our growing community. Enjoy!



    #SouthCountyOutreach #NeighborlyLove #BibleStudy #SupportNetwork #CommunityResilience



    CHAPTERS:

    0:00 - Intro

    2:08 - Positive Influence Strategies

    6:06 - Representing Your Organization

    10:48 - Overcoming Stereotypes Effectively

    15:16 - Faith and Leadership

    21:04 - Servant Leadership Example

    23:50 - The Power of Acknowledgment

    26:04 - Addressing Negative Feedback

    31:50 - South County Outreach Introduction

    35:35 - Fighting Hunger and Homelessness

    38:58 - Passion in Nonprofit Work

    39:40 - Skills in Nonprofit Sector

    45:50 - Nonprofit Challenges Discussion

    49:20 - Supporting South County Outreach

    51:46 - The Ambulance Down in the Valley Story

    53:00 - Prevention vs. Intervention in Social Work

    55:55 - Importance of Early Intervention

    58:07 - Contacting LaVal

    1:03:21 - LaVal's Personal Motivations



    Youcan reach LaVal on his LinkedIn page at https://www.linkedin.com/in/lavalbrewer/



    You can visit South County Outreach at https://www.sco-oc.org/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    94: Jessica Hubbard - Hope and Healing: The Transformative Power of Casa Youth Shelter

    94: Jessica Hubbard - Hope and Healing: The Transformative Power of Casa Youth Shelter

    In this profoundly
    moving episode, we're honored to have Jessica Hubbard, the CEO of Casa Youth
    Shelter, share her inspiring journey of hope. Sit back and get ready to be
    inspired as Jessica opens up about her experiences, the impact of counseling on
    youth in crisis, and the legacy of hope she's building. Her story is a
    testament to the power of resilience and the difference one person can make in
    the lives of many. Through her work and dedication, Jessica continues to
    inspire and uplift us all, proving that every challenge can lead to a brighter
    future. Connect with us to hear more stories of real people making real
    differences. Stream this episode now and let Jessica Hubbard's journey inspire
    you to find hope in your own path. Enjoy!

    #Upbringing #LicensedClinicalTeam
    #SexTraffickingSurvivorStories #Experience #PromotingKindnessAndHope

    CHAPTERS:

    0:22 - Introduction

    1:10 - Counseling Importance

    4:31 - Passion in Counseling

    6:02 - Past Experiences and Passion

    11:08 - Identifying Abuse Signs

    11:53 - Recognizing Abuse in
    Children

    19:08 - Essential Needs of Children

    21:00 - Personal Turning Point

    24:06 - Parental Lessons for
    Children

    27:03 - Lulu's Story

    30:53 - Legacy Aspirations

    31:14 - Guidance for Teens

    33:24 - Program Enrollment Process

    37:55 - Facility Overview and
    Location

    41:47 - Supporting the Cause

    45:54 - Art with Heart Gala Event

    48:00 - Program Success Stories

    54:44 - Law Degree Benefits in
    Non-Profit

    1:00:00 - Leadership Qualities

    1:02:26 - Everyday Heroes Segment

    1:05:00 - Implementing Life Lessons

    1:07:40 - Building Deep Connections

    1:10:18 - Lesson Implementation
    Insights

    1:10:30 - Heartfelt Conclusion

    You can reach Jessica at jhubbard@casayouthshelter.org,
    and learn more about CYS at ⁠https://casayouthshelter.org/

    • 1 hr 11 min

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