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Sharing powerful stories of victory and giving you the skills needed to be victorious in your own life.

The Victory Podcast The Victory Podcast

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Sharing powerful stories of victory and giving you the skills needed to be victorious in your own life.

    Episode 25: Pushing, Fighting & Expecting

    Episode 25: Pushing, Fighting & Expecting

    Pushing, Fighting & Expecting


    On this episode we checked back in with Tramaine Lewis of Charlee's Cure Foundation. She shares the numerous medical challenges her & Charlee have been facing since we last spoke. She also shares advise and words and encouragement for others. 


    Outline for this episode:


    Welcome Back to the podcast Tramaine!!


                    Previous episodes with Tramaine: Episode 7 & 14


                                    Episode 7 – Caring for the Caretaker


                                    Episode 14: Check in with Charlee’s Angel Tramaine


    How is Charlee?

    What’s the latest with Tramaine?

    Latest on Charlee’s Cure Foundation. Outro – upcoming events that Charlee wants to plug


    Song referenced Surrounded - Upperroom


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charleescure/


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/charleescurefoundation


    Charlee’s Hashtag: #charleestrong


     


    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

    • 46 min
    Episode 24: Helluva Pastry Engineer

    Episode 24: Helluva Pastry Engineer

    On this episode I sat down with Kia Benion who uses her brand The Pastry Engineer to teach kids about STEM


     


    Outline for Interview


    Intro


    Welcome to the podcast 


    Quick how we know each other – Spoiler: Kia is Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an Pastry Engineer


    Main Interview topics:


    How you started with the Pastry Engineer & Cocktail Engineer


                    Referenced: Episode 13 – A Sweet Conversation with Kaitlin Guerin


    Tips for those looking to get into culinary and/or  STEM 


    Hygroscopic – tending to absorb moisture from the air


    How have you managed through out the pandemic – Personally & professionally


    Professionally: Pivoting to corporate team building

    Personally: Being realistic but still trying to maintain things that were important to Kia; staying connected to friends 


    Outro:


    www.thepastryengineer.com


    Follow Kia/ The Pastry Engineer on Instagram


    @kiabenion


    @thepastryengineer


     


    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

    • 28 min
    Episode 23 - Sit, Listen & Live Your Truth

    Episode 23 - Sit, Listen & Live Your Truth

    On this episode I sat down with my friend Reginald Darby to talk about his time on "The Hill", our days back at Howard as well as a host of other topics 


     


    Outline for interview


    Intro - Welcome to the podcast


    A little about Reggie 


    How we know each other


     


    Main Interview


    More about Reggie's life & career


    - how Reggie navigated into and out of working on The Hill


    - tips for others who may be interested: challenges Reggie faced along the way & how he overcame them


     


    Other topics discussed


    - What Reggie did during the lockdown


    Rosewood strategies – more info coming soon


    Jack’d – dating app Queer People of color


     


    - Pride month and what it's like for him as a black gay man


     


    Pop culture/currently in politics topics 


    - thoughts/ comments Britney spears conservatorship case 


     


    Outro


    How can people reach out & stay tuned


    @thereginalddarby – Instagram


    @PoliticoNoire - Twitter


     


    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/ 

    • 54 min
    Episode 22: Presiding Over Your Life

    Episode 22: Presiding Over Your Life

    On this episode I sat down with Judge Shelyna Brownto talk about how she became a judge and a ton of other important topics


     


    Outline for interview


     


    Intro


    -Welcome to the podcast


    Intro Judge Brown - a little about yourself


    - how we know each other


     


    Main interview


    A little about yourself 

    How you became a judge 

    Tips for others
    Dream bigger – listen to God’s calling for you

    Just because you don’t see it doesn’t mean you can’t be it – Don’t limit yourself by what is around you.

    Don’t be afraid to be different!

    Do what you have to do now so you can do what you want to do later

    Get ready for the things you want to do – learn what you will need





     


    Hot topics 


    Thoughts on cases in recent history involving police shootings (especially of unarmed black persons)?; Does it hit a bit different being a part of the justice system and a black woman?

    What do you see as the role of judges and the justice system in tackling injustices like this

    What is role for judges to tackle unconscious bias (Shelyna's work in this area)


     


     


    Other Topics


    Sheylna’s forthcoming book – Preside


    The idea of stewarding/presiding over your own life
    Matthew 25:14-30 (NIV Version)





    How people can reach you & stay tuned to keep and eye out for the book 


    https://www.shelynabrown.com/


    Shelyna on LinkedIn

    • 26 min
    Episode 21 - Comments from Corey

    Episode 21 - Comments from Corey

    On this episode I sat down with my college friend Corey Daniels to talk how he got into the world of information security and a host of hot topics


     


    Show notes


    Intro - Welcome to the Podcast


    How we know each other


    Main interview


    A bit about Corey’s Background

    how you got into information security
    Pathways program – interested in government

    Deloitte




    Being open

    What its like being and independent contractor

    Independent vs Government employees

    AITHERAS, LLC


    Tips for others


    US Small Business Administration – programs for minority owned businesses


    Other hot topics


    Quarantine chronicles how have you been managing during the pandemic
    The Daily Corey




    DC vibes: The energy changes of the various presidential administrations Bush to Biden
    Episode with Lee Koonce




    Thoughts on how Kamala is doing so far;

    Queen Elizabeth & The Royals - thought on the Harry Meghan interview; death of Prince Philip

    How privileged are you quiz


    Outro – Ways to follow Corey


    The Daily Corey - Instagram

    The Daily Corey - Facebook

    • 54 min
    Episode 20 - Embrace the Grind

    Episode 20 - Embrace the Grind

    On this episode I sat down the Rod Gilmore of ESPN. We chatted about how he got into the competitive world of sports broadcasting and how he is living his life with cancer (Multiple Myeloma).


    Outline of Interview:


    Intro – Welcome to the Podcast


    A brief about how we know each other


    Main Interview


    A bit about Rod’s personal & Professional BackgroundHow you got into BroadcastingThe Play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fZCCAqoSwY

    History of UC Berkeley & Stanford Rivalry

    Why Jason Witten Is Leaving the ‘Monday Night Football’ Booth and Returning to Dallas




    Tips for others interesting in broadcastingEmbrace the Grind – know that it is not easy

    Look at colleges with strong journalism programsOpportunity to get that experience through school




    Search for internships

    Make yourself available when broadcasting is going on in your areaWhatever the job is - do it great – people notice!!




    If possible get some practice and if you can get your own reel

    Be persistent – don’t get discouraged easily







    A bit about how Rod’s living with CancerHow can others help other strugglingFight Like Hell – Not Today Cancer!!!Creating a game plan to manage a tough blood cancer




    Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer

    YOUR ANNUAL PHYSICAL AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT

    No man's land: men, illness, and the NHS  








    Closing


    Any upcoming broadcasts/games you’ll be covering or social media folks can follow


    Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

    Rod Gilmore on Twitter

    • 54 min

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