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Businesses that Care Podcast (formerly Mere Mortals Unite)

Mere Mortals Unite (MMU) and Businesses that Care (BTC) are two distinct series in this podcast. BTC is focused on building a business culture that allows your business to recruit and retain good talent. Our guests share ideas that work, to create a culture of engagement. On previous episodes of MMU we share superpowers that everyone has although they may not have discovered them yet, or forgotten them or given them away. Take them back, increase their use in your life. provides skills and techniques so you can discover your superpowers. The result is an increase in success and joy in your life and the lives of those that surround you. Let’s change the world one person at a time, starting with you!
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Jun 9, 2016

Adventure, Family, Relationships, Fathers, Children

 

 

Summary

 

On this episode of Mere Mortals Unite, we interview Rye Taylor, an amazing storyteller and podcast guru. Rye reveals the “aha” moment when he realized he didn’t want to just be a fat, middle-aged Dad watching TV with his kids on the couch. He wanted more out of life and found a way to get it. Fasten your seatbelt and get ready to learn how to make life an adventure!

 

You’ll discover:

 

  • The amazing benefits Rye has found from living an adventurous life again.
  • How a negative childhood experience with a bee farm prompted Rye to return to a bee farm as an adult … and how this time he overcame his fear with his family alongside him.
  • Why you must practice “intentional strategic disengagement” in order to keep your most important relationships strong.
  • How Rye and his family hold “vision-casting” sessions to determine upcoming adventures.
  • What Rye learned from wrestling an alligator in the Colorado Rockies.
  • How to get started having adventures right in your backyard, and why geocaching is a great option.
  • Why you must also recapture adventure for yourself, not just your family.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

 

Daring & Rye

RyeTaylor.com

StoryPopStudies.com

TankTownUSA.com

Geocaching.com

Connect with Rye Taylor on Facebook

Connect with Rye Taylor on LinkedIn

Connect with Rye on Twitter

MereMortalsUnite.com

Jun 8, 2016

Attitude, planning, acceptance, choice, self-awareness, celebration

 

 

Summary

 

On this episode of Mere Mortals Unite, the super power solution is about the Choosing your attitude.  As mere mortals, we sometimes allow life's circumstances to get the better of us.  We have a choice to do something about that.

 

You’ll discover:

 

  • Caring for others can be inconvenient
  • Commonality of days plans going awry
  • The magic of surrender
  • Acceptance is not defeat
  • How to choose to express a different attitude
  • The importance of building self awareness
  • Celebration is a self fulfilling action



Interview Links & Other Resources

 

Julie Ann Sullivan on Facebook

Julie Ann Sullivan on LinkedIn

Julie Ann Sullivan on Twitter

Email Julie Ann Sullivan

EST Training

Jun 7, 2016

Attitude, Business, Culture, Listening, Gratitude

 

Summary

 

On this episode of Mere Mortals Unite, we interview Gregory Newell, President of Nave Newell, Inc., a land development consulting services firm. Since founding Nave Newell in 1992, Greg’s philosophy has remained: strive for the extraordinary as both a standard in design and service to clients. Greg’s enthusiasm has evolved into the Nave Newell Way. It has become his passion to coach and teach his staff, and anyone else, how these fundamentals impact everything in your work and home life in a positive way. Greg shares how you can implement them in your own life as well.

 

You’ll discover:

 

  • Why attitude is such an important factor in creating a culture for your company or organization.
  • How Gregory’s attention to his own behavior and demeanor has positively affected his company’s culture.
  • How the Nave Newell Way program has been helpful in retaining and recruiting employees, as well as developing a base of enthusiastic clients.
  • Why a focus on attitude and relationships is relatively rare in his industry.
  • The two reasons why he puts so much focus on listening to others.
  • Why you shouldn’t be distracted by things over which you don’t have control.
  • Why focusing on the simple things can produce such big results.
  • How Gregory serves his competitors by sharing what he has learned.
  • Why his company created a “gratitude wall” and how it has affected his team.
  • Why his company is getting construction projects that no other companies their size are getting.
  • What it means to practice “blameless problem-solving” and how it has helped grow his company.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

 

NaveNewell.com

Fundamentally Different by David J. Friedman

Connect with Gregory by phone: (610) 265-8323

Connect with Gregory Newell on LinkedIn

Connect with Gregory Newell on Twitter

MereMortalsUnite.com

Jun 6, 2016

Connection, loneliness, heart health, choice, helping others,

 

Episode 6: The Power of Connection

URL: http://www.julieannsullivan.com/the-power-of-connection/

 

Summary

 

On this episode of Mere Mortals Unite, the super power solution is about the Power of Connection.  Feeling connected to the world around you enhances all of your senses at every level.  

 

You’ll discover:

 

  • Connection can come from being alone or being with others
  • How loneliness and isolation can affect your physical being
  • Research on how heart health is affected by the feeling of connection
  • Simple steps to take that will create connection with others
  • The gift of helping others
  • How to make a deliberate choice to connect


Interview Links & Other Resources

 

Julie Ann Sullivan on Facebook

Julie Ann Sullivan on LinkedIn

Julie Ann Sullivan on Twitter

Email Julie Ann Sullivan

Heart Statistics Resource website

Loneliness and Heart Disease Statistics Resource Website

May 27, 2016

Episode 005 Everyone Matters

URL:   http://www.julieannsullivan.com/heath-cliff-roth…everyone-matters/

Summary

Everyone Matters is a philosophy about honoring yourself and the uniqueness of others. Health Cliff Rothman has created an organization that generates an atmosphere of tolerance. Learn how this all came about and his involvement with a wide range of personalities. From celebrities to local governments, Heath Cliff is making a profound difference. Join in and change the world...one person at a time

May 26, 2016

Episode 004 The Art of Listening

URL:   http://www.julieannsullivan.com/the-art-of-listening-3/

Summary

Good listening skills are beneficial for relationships. People speaking have a greater sense of value when someone is really listening to what they have to say. When you are a good listener, you have a better understanding of what someone wants. Improved listening creates better relationships and this world become a happier place to live.

May 25, 2016

Episode 003 Cheerman of the Bored

URL:   http://www.julieannsullivan.com/cheerman-of-the-bored-steve-wilson/

 

Summary

 

Julie Ann talks with the award-winning psychologist, Joyologist, and Gelotologist, Steve Wilson, Cheerman of the Bored at the World Laughter Tour. He has spent years working in the mental health and well-being field. This launched his career into illuminating and improving the human condition by exploring the psychology of laughter, humor and mirth. Steve promotes strategies for people to do their best; where they enjoy working; where they handle stress with ease; where more gets done, better and faster and where the most desired reward is joy.

May 24, 2016

Episode 002 Mere Mortal? Super Power?

URL:   http://www.julieannsullivan.com/mere-mortal-super-power/

Summary

What is Mere Mortals Unite all about? Julie Ann discusses what this show's intention is and defines who's a mere mortal. Super Powers are those we are born with, but have forgotten about, don't know exist or have allowed someone else to take away. We are discussing simple solutions that create big results. It may take some work, but it's worth it.

May 4, 2016

Episode 001 A New Beginning

URL: http://www.julieannsullivan.com/in-the-beginning/

 

Summary

This episode provides an overview of what Mere Mortals Unite podcast is about.  Joel Boggess and Julie Ann Sullivan sit down to discuss what brought Julie Ann into podcasting.  Since she graduated with a bachelor's degree in developmental psychology, Julie Ann Sullivan became a life-long learner.  Since she was 20 years old she deliberately learned about human behavior every day.  

Julie Ann went back to school and got her MBA and CPA license where she became aware of how people were affected in the workplace.  She is a self-proclaimed "recovering accountant" who is now a professional speaker, trainer and inspired leadership coach.

Listener's will learn effective ways of handling pressure, how to deal with mistakes and also how to handle success.  Julie Ann will interview guests that have experienced many of these feelings and emotions and will share tips and strategies about how they overcame their challenges and identified with their successes.

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