Candid conversations exploring news, culture and politics that impact southern Californians.
No burnout! - Sylvia Melena
Sylvia Melena is founder and CEO of Melena Consulting Group, a San Diego-based leadership and management consulting and training company. She is also the award-winning author of Supportive Accountability: How to Inspire People and Improve Performance. In this episode of SoCal Voices, Sylvia shares her thoughts on how leaders can achieve greater trust and accountability in their companies and what employees can do to maintain a greater sense of life balance wherever and however they work.
Equine Empowered Therapy - Mike Dunne
On this edition of SoCal Voices, host Angela Ross speaks with Mike Dunne, founder of Equine Empowered Therapy (EET). Throughout the southern California region, EET helps veterans dealing with trauma experience the healing nature of horses. Mike shares why he started EET, how the program works, the joy he experiences seeing veterans lives changed for the better, and how people can help support EET’s mission.
Perseverance Personified - Carl Dameron
To the people who know and work with him, Carl Dameron is a dynamic, hard-driving, award-winning advertising and public relations expert with more than 30 years of success helping organizations and people throughout California meet their goals. He is also a cancer survivor. In this edition of SoCal Voices, Carl shares the story of starting and growing his company, how he dealt with his cancer diagnosis and offers sage advice for anyone facing a challenge.
Local Celeb -Thalia Hayden
Award-winning television journalist Thalia Hayden is host of NBC Palm Springs’ Midday News, a motivational speaker, media expert and best-selling author. She has also struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. In this edition of SoCal Voices, Thalia discusses her new book Local Celeb: Addict to Anchor, and how she came to face some hard truths about her life, learned to ask for help and achieved sobriety and happiness.
National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA
The CARE Project - Carrie Madrid
Carrie Madrid knows first hand what it is like to be diagnosed with breast cancer and the many challenges that follow. While dealing with her own diagnosis through “laughter, lipgloss and hard work,” she established The CARE Project, a nonprofit based in Riverside. In this edition of SoCal Voices, Carrie discusses how The CARE Project is fulfilling its mission: emotionally and financially supporting male and female breast cancer patients.
Podcast Handle with Care: https://thecareprojectinc.org/podcasts/
New book: “Handle With Care: Your Breast Cancer Support Group in a Book”
Oliver Petty - Passion Over Paycheck
Oliver Petty is changing lives with an inspiring message that shows what’s possible when hard work, dedication and determination collide. He is a sought-after speaker who delivers a soul-shaking message that challenges the status quo. In this edition of SoCal Voices, Oliver shares how he’s empowering people of all ages to release their creativity and passion to lead more fulfilling and successful lives.
I’ve enjoyed listening to this podcast! It’s been great to hear from SoCal residents and hear their perspective on many important topics.
Great first podcast Angela! Looking forward to more.