Savvy. Spirited. Stories of Success. Who doesn‘t need some savvy, spirited stories of success in 2021? Anne Carnathan, President & CEO of Universal Media-Analytics, and Anne Deeter Gallaher, founder & CEO of Deeter Gallaher Group, deliver a dose of authentic, straight talk with industry leaders who have forged inspiring paths to business victory! In each episode of Grit & Gravitas, listeners will be served two important takeaways: actionable advice to implement into your day-to-day journey (because time is non-renewable) and something essential to help you thrive in business! Our 30-minute #businessvitamin is the inspiration you need to find your tribe and to lift others up to be their #bestbusinessself. Guests who share stories of wins, failures, potential, on-ramping, off-ramping, entrepreneurship, growth, resilience, adventure, aspiration, wit, and wisdom will fill our episodes. We promise to deliver a time-well-spent podcast experience!
The (New) Rules of Engagement
When we look back on 2020 and the impact COVID-19 had on our world, chaos, fear, and disruption—are words that come to mind. But in many ways, rebirth, innovation, and progress were also planted during those trying times.
In episode 37, co-hosts Anne Deeter Gallaher and Anne Carnathan focus on the business shifts, the move to work-from-home, and the new "rules of engagement" for a more productive, nimble, and progressive business environment.
Disruption Queen with Whitney Johnson
As one of the world’s top ten business thinkers, Whitney Johnson knows a thing or two about how companies operate. Johnson, who is CEO of Disruption Advisors, has written four books including her most recent title, Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company.
In Episode 36, co-hosts Anne Deeter Gallaher and Anne Carnathan virtually welcome Johnson to the #GritandGravitas studio to talk about The Theory of Disruption, post-pandemic distortion, and the S-Curve. Dive into this #highgear episode that will have you charging into your day with newfound energy, optimism, and confidence!
Don’t Be a Tourist with Holly Love
Episode 35 of #GritandGravitas begins with a dose of travel trivia. Did you know? 72% of American women reported that they enjoy traveling alone.
Co-hosts Anne Deeter Gallaher and Anne Carnathan welcome Holly Love to the studio, iHeartMedia Morning Show Producer, Promotions Director, Podcast Host, WHP Harrisburg PA Terrestrial FM Radio Host, and content creator. In addition to being a female powerhouse in a male-domianted industry, Holly is an avid solo traveler. She offered this simple yet mindful business vitamin: "Don't be a tourist." G&G's co-hosts were so intrigued by her independent adventures, they invited her back for a second studio visit to focus on traveling alone as a woman.
Anne Carnathan says it best: "We are 30 minutes of rollick and fun!" Tune in for another round of biz vitamins and good times!
The Forest and the Trees: Seeing the Bigger Picture with THON’s Exec Director
Imagine being in charge of the largest student-run philanthropy IN THE WORLD, managing 16,500 students, and a budget exceeding $13.7 million. Now envision doing that while being a full-time student! The remarkable Kate Colgan, Penn State student and THON 2022 Executive Director, joined co-hosts Anne Deeter Gallaher and Anne Carnathan virtually for episode 34 of Grit & Gravitas to share her experience running this life-saving organization.
In this episode, Kate reveals the inner workings of THON's 46-hour dance marathon to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund to fight childhood cancer. She shares challenges and lessons learned from working 80+ hours a week for a multi-million dollar non-profit while juggling a full-time student workload.
Listen to learn more about THON and Kate's "forest and the trees" #businessvitamin.
Runs Like a Deere: A Conversation with John Deere’s Jen Hartmann
After accepting the torch in March 2020, immediately before the worldwide pandemic, Jen Hartmann, Director of Strategic Public Relations for John Deere, learned that her greatest career aspiration would also be her greatest challenge. In episode 33, Jen shares how she learned how to stand on her own and gain company trust when every John Deere factory was in crisis.
"I think you have the coolest job in the world," says Anne Deeter Gallaher and co-host Anne Carnathan when discovering Jen's lifelong goal to work for John Deere, or "Deere" as she refers to it. "You have to start building your pain tolerance," Jen says. Tap into this episode for #highgear stories and #businessvitamins.
Tackling the Unknowable: Leading through Worst-Case Scenarios
Episode 32 closes out a two-part leadership series with co-hosts Anne Deeter Gallaher and Anne Carnathan. The importance of anticipating the unthinkable and preparing for the unknowable--what lies beyond the limits of human experience or understanding--can seem impossible but it's mission-critical.
This 30-minute session offers leaders raw reflection and advice on managing difficult situations--think firing an employee or leaving a position with no idea where and when the next opportunity will arrive. The #businessvitamins are flowing in this episode, so don't miss a moment.
If you are searing for a podcast with real women who are meeting challenges head on in the workplace and in life , this is it. Relatable and useful info that just makes good sense!
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Grit & Gravitas is the perfect podcast for any women in business looking to step it up in their career! Anne & Anne offer countless tips and insights to have you energized for the workday ahead!
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Only two episodes in and I’m hooked. So grateful the two of you have collaborated to inspire and elevate your listeners!