36 episodes

Lively conversations about important topics to inspire all of us to change the world, one act, one word, one dream at a time.

Heromakers Podcas‪t‬ Laurie Nichols & Ann Chow

    • Relationships
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Lively conversations about important topics to inspire all of us to change the world, one act, one word, one dream at a time.

    Samantha Tan on Racing Fast Cars and Trailblazing as a Young Female in a Male-dominated Sport

    Samantha Tan on Racing Fast Cars and Trailblazing as a Young Female in a Male-dominated Sport

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Samantha Tan, a 23-year-old phenom who is setting the stage for a new generation of women in race car driving. At the age of 14, with the encouragement of her father, Samantha began her...

    • 28 min
    Mark White on "Home", Physical Proximity, and Gratitude as Values That Build a Joyful Life

    Mark White on "Home", Physical Proximity, and Gratitude as Values That Build a Joyful Life

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Mark White, founder of Run Grateful and Your Town, about the power of community and why we all need physical proximity even as we continue to communicate virtually. Mark shares his own...

    • 49 min
    Chris Fields on Three Decades of Being a Firefighter, the Iconic Oklahoma City Bombing Photo, and Why Trauma Doesn't Have to Have the Final Word

    Chris Fields on Three Decades of Being a Firefighter, the Iconic Oklahoma City Bombing Photo, and Why Trauma Doesn't Have to Have the Final Word

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with retired Oklahoma City firefighter Chris Fields. Best known around the world for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, where he was featured in the iconic photo  carrying...

    • 42 min
    Kellie Haddock on Hope After Tragedy, the Power of Music, and a Thank You Project 10 Years in the Making

    Kellie Haddock on Hope After Tragedy, the Power of Music, and a Thank You Project 10 Years in the Making

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Kellie Haddock, a Christian singer-songwriter who has an incredible story of hope. Losing her husband in a car accident while also having her baby's life saved, Kellie has lived through...

    • 41 min
    Teresa Goines on Building Heromakers in Vulnerable Populations, Her Vision Behind Old Skool Cafe, and the Power of Community

    Teresa Goines on Building Heromakers in Vulnerable Populations, Her Vision Behind Old Skool Cafe, and the Power of Community

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Teresa Goines, the founder of Old Skool Cafe, a faith-based, violence prevention program that provides job training, employment, and a second chance by way of a 1920’s speakeasy, jazz...

    • 35 min
    Ali Llewellyn and Nick Skytland on Looking at What Comes Next & Innovating at NASA and in Life

    Ali Llewellyn and Nick Skytland on Looking at What Comes Next & Innovating at NASA and in Life

    In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with Nick Skytland and Ali Llewellyn about working at NASA, finding your calling, helping others to dream big, and of course, their new book, What Comes Next?: Shaping the Future in an...

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

adllewellyn ,

Phenomenal

Hope-filled, this podcast asks great, practical questions of real people and draws out how we can all be the change we want to see in the world.

TDalrymple ,

Inspiring

This podcast fills me with hope at a time when we so desperately need eyes to see the good in humanity. The guests inspire us, that our acts of kindness can and do make a difference. I’m adding this to my subscription list.

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9 qualities of a hero

Laurie and Ann have given us a great overview of 9 traits of a hero that help us imagine ourselves as heroes who make a difference in this world. I can't wait to hear the stories of everyday heroes they will have on the podcast in future episodes. You've gotten it off to a GREAT start. I love the passion and articulate nature of your message: You can be a hero to others!

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