Latest Episodes

Episode 133-Dr. Stan Harris on Breaking through the Barriers to Success-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 133 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Dr. Stan Harris — or, as he’s known, Dr. Breakthrough. With a fascinating background that includes a PhD in theology and a 10th degree black belt, Dr. Stan talks with us about his childhood experience of having to protect himself and […]

Episode 132-Karen Calder on the Importance of Resilience in the Workplace-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 132 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast, we talk with mindset coach and consultant Karen Calder whose 30-year career includes a vice presidential position with a Fortune One company where she headed training and development, leadership and change. When Karen realized this wasn’t the life she wanted — or the […]

Episode 131-Shayne Hillier & Matt Cramer on Collaboration and Lead Conversion-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 131 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Shayne Hillier and Matt Cramer who have successfully collaborated to help real estate agents obtain better results through their Real Estate Marketing and Conversion Academy. Shayne and Matt talk about how they built their partnership out of an online relationship, how […]

Episode 130-Adrian Tobey with Digital Marketing Help for Small Businesses-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 130 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Adrian Tobey, the founder and CEO of Groundhogg, an organization that helps small businesses launch their sales funnel, grow their email list and scale their business with proven digital marketing tools and strategies. Adrian got his start in digital marketing working […]

Episode 129-Rich Kasparian on Comprehensive Financial Planning-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 129 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Rich Kasparian, the founder of Garden City Financial Group Inc., which works with individuals, families and businesses to plan, manage and pursue their financial goals with confidence. Rich has built his career on trying to find ways to protect his clients’ […]

Episode 128-Dr. Martha Saunders on Preparing the Workforce of the Future-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 128 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with Dr. Martha Saunders, president of the University of West Florida, about the need for innovation in education to prepare college graduates to fill the jobs of the future.  Dr. Saunders shares with us how the University of Florida, by being the […]

Episode 127-Laura Hurubaru on Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 127 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with business strategy coach Laura Hurubaru, the founder of the “From Scratch to Cash FAST 1×1” Coaching and Mentoring Program. Through this program, Laura helps corporate women — who don’t feel fulfilled in their current job — start over by developing their […]

Episode 126-Ken Knorr on Pivoting, Collaboration and the Exercise of the Sevens-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 126 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast we talk with digital marketing and SEO specialist Ken Knorr. He’s the founder of That! Company, a “white label” company that has worked with more than 400 agencies — under each agency’s brand — to introduce, expand or improve digital marketing for their clients. […]

Episode 125-Kitty Kalman on Lifecycle Marketing -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 125 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with sales and marketing strategist Kitty Kalman, the owner of High-Converting Funnels, about lifecycle marketing. Also known as customer lifetime value, this describes the lifecycle of a customer — from the point when you first grab the customer’s attention to when they […]

Episode 124-Pragito Dove on How Expressive Meditation Can Reduce Stress and Improve Creativity-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 124 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Expressive Meditation coach Pragito Dove who works with a wide range of clients, many of whom are entrepreneurs. The meditation techniques Pragito uses are all designed to release physical stress, which in turn releases mental stress and ultimately emotional stress. When […]

Episode 123-Michelle Bernard on the Challenges and Rewards of International Living-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 123 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with certified leadership coach Michelle Bernard who works with women in leadership, particularly those who want to use their international experience in business. Michelle has been interested in different cultures from a very young age and did an academic internship in Phnom […]

Episode 122-Janine Wirth on Dealing with Big “T” and Little “t” Traumas -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 122 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast we talk with coach and internationally recognized trauma expert Janine Wirth who works with people who have experienced trauma and need to put it behind them. We’re all familiar with PTSD that affects war veterans and other conditions that can result after serious traumas […]

Episode 121-Nate Turner on Content Optimization-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 121 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with marketing leader Nate Turner, the co-founder of Ten Speed, a tech-enabled content optimization company focused on helping companies get more results from the content they already have on their site. Nate talks with us about some of the biggest mistakes he […]

Episode 120-Jennifer McCanna on Creating a Fun, Productive Learning Environment-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 120 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with leadership coach Jennifer McCanna who provides one-on-one and group coaching to companies. Her clients include international organizations where she faces the challenges of bringing together people with culturally different backgrounds. Jennifer believes in allowing employees to play to their strengths within […]

Episode 119-Lillian Ogbogoh on Overcoming Habits that Rob Women of Power-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 119 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with coach, author and corporate speaker Lillian Ogbogoh who has helped many women master self-confidence, specifically by eliminating the seven habits that rob them of power. Lillian believes that each of us can be the person who holds ourselves back the most […]

Episode 118-Sean Campbell on the ‘Age of Narrow’ and Other Marketing Tips-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 118 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk again with Sean Campbell, founder and CEO of Cascade Insights, who helps professional services firms improve their marketing efforts so they can continue to grow. Sean believes that, particularly in today’s economy, too many professional services firms are tempted to broaden what […]

Episode 117-Sahar Habib on the Advantages of ‘Bite-Sized’ Coaching-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 117 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with leadership educator and executive coach Sahar Habib who developed what she calls “bite-sized coaching.” Our discussion today explores Sahar’s belief that often people just need a quick boost of confidence or knowledge that can come from an ad hoc conversation with […]

Episode 116-Steven Glaze with Tips on Starting and Growing a Business-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 116 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Steven Glaze, vice president of sales for Smart Exteriors, an exterior home remodeling company in Kansas City. Steven is also an expert at building a business from the ground up, promoting that business online and helping it grow. Steven talks about […]

Episode 115-Jennie Capati on Developing Confidence-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 115 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Jennie Capati who started as an image consultant but quickly realized that her clients needed more than style coaching. What they were really looking for was a change of mindset to build the confidence they lacked. Today, as a certified confidence […]

Episode 114-Raghav Parkash’s Principles for High Performance-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

In this podcast, executive and life coach Raghav Parkash shares with us his principles for coaching and living. Rag has worked with executives from many organizations to help them achieve high-performance and build high-performance teams. His ideas may surprise you as he explains how uncertainty can be your friend and how high-performance is intrinsic in […]

Episode 113-Corey Berrier on Overcoming the Biggest Challenges in Sales-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 113 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with sales coach Corey Berrier who has helped organizations develop their sales teams and improve their sales efforts. As Corey explains, “Everything that we do is sales” … from talking your children into eating their vegetables to selling your company’s products and […]

Episode 112-Jeff Heggie on Breaking through the Barriers that Hold You Back-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 112 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Jeff Heggie, a former professional rodeo cowboy who uses this background and his extensive experience in banking and as an entrepreneur to help others achieve their biggest dreams. What happens in the 3.4 seconds when a steer wrestler faces a 700-pound […]

Episode 111-Gabrielle Matthews on Finding Your Purpose-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 111 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with executive life coach Gabrielle Matthews who believes the path to success lies right inside you — in your passion. She works primarily with young professional women to help them find their purpose: Why do they do what they do? As she […]

Episode 110-Dr. Justin Hiebert on Creating Healthy Leaders and Avoiding Burnout-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 110 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Dr. Justin Hiebert, an executive leadership coach who works with small business owners, entrepreneurs and world changers of all types. By helping his clients remain focused and “get the right things done,” he frees up their schedules so they can leave […]

Episode 109-Rebecca Haydon on Building Confidence-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 109 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with confidence coach Rebecca Haydon who works primarily with female entrepreneurs to help them become visible and confident online. Rebecca’s background is interesting because she left a successful career in show business — having toured with big musicals all over the world […]

Episode 108-Natascha Op de Hipt {part 2} Uses “Soulful Sales” to Convert Prospects into Sales-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 108 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk once again with international coach and speaker Natascha Op de Hipt. Our second discussion with Natascha focuses on “soulful sales” — the fourth part of her “Bliss Method,” which helps new coaches get clients fast and actually start making money in their […]

Episode 107-How Natascha Op de Hipt Helps Coaches Make Money in their First 30 Days-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 107 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast — the first of a two-part series with international coach and speaker Natascha Op de Hipt — we get an inside look at Natascha’s “Bliss Method” — a proven process that helps new coaches get clients fast and actually start making money in their […]

Episode 106-Nadiya Manji on Coming Back from a Setback-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 106 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, transformational coach and author Nadiya Manji shares with us how she successfully brings together consulting, coaching, healing and wellness. Nadiya sees emotional intelligence as one of the pillars of her transformational programs. Many of her clients feel lost, confused or stuck. They’ve tried everything […]

Episode 105-Anthony Flynn on the “people side” of business -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 105 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Anthony Flynn who lives up to the name of his company, The Amazing CEO. Anthony is, in his words, “a first generation everything” — college graduate, entrepreneur, CEO. An advisor to CEOs, author and sought-after speaker, Anthony also holds a master’s […]

Episode 104-Dr. Nikki Ramskill on Managing Money-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 104 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with “The Female Money Doctor” Nikki Ramskill who is laying the foundation for her legacy now while still working full-time at her career. Nikki, an obstetrician/gynecologist who became a family physician, discovered that many of her patients had money issues that impacted […]

Episode 103-Stacy Idema on Communicating for Results-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 103 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with communication coach Stacy Idema about the key role communication plays in impacting culture and team dynamics. Stacy shares with us what she has learned from 26 years of working in the corporate world and now as a coach who helps leaders, […]

Episode 102-Liz daRosa on the Importance of Being Able to Pivot-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 102 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with branding and social media expert Liz daRosa who has 20 years of experience supporting organizations as they pivot and maintain relevance for high growth. Liz does a great deal of work designing and executing strategies that improve team and organizational performance. […]

Episode 101-Taylor Adams on What It Takes to Launch Your Own Business-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 101 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with serial entrepreneur Taylor Adams who has a passion for business, education and helping others achieve their goals. Taylor left a career in higher education to develop a real estate investment company, which eventually led her to create the Women’s Investment Network […]

Episode 100-Frank Bria Talks about Scalable Consulting-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 100 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with author and business growth expert Frank Bria. The author of Scalable Consulting: Use a High-Ticket Program to Transform Your 6-Figure Practice into a 7-Figure Enterprise, Frank shares with us how to “productize” a service business so that, if you’re the business […]

Episode 99-Sean Campbell on How Professional Services Firms Can Grow-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 99 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Sean Campbell, founder and CEO of Cascade Insights, who has been a professional services firm owner for more than 20 years. He talks with us about what it takes for professional service firms to survive, grow, stay competitive and ultimately become […]

Episode 98-Dr. James Richardson on Every New Brand’s Goal-Exponential Growth-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 98 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Dr. James Richardson, founder of Premium Growth Solutions, a strategic planning consultancy for early-stage consumer-packaged goods brands. With a background in cultural anthropology, Dr. Richardson left academia to pursue a career in market research where he has done a great deal […]

Episode 97-Sonna Johns on Dealing with Negative People and Challenging Situations-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 97 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with life coach Sonna Johns who helps her clients overcome negative people and move past their own unique challenges — in their personal and business lives. With the challenges facing all of us today, there’s never been a better time to explore […]

Episode 96-JP Clement asks “Is Your Marketing Really Working?”-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 96 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with JP Clement, the CEO of boomtime, who is passionate about helping businesses grow. He is particularly concerned about ensuring that businesses know if their marketing is really working. JP discusses the analytical part of marketing and how important it is for […]

Episode 95-Megan Swan on How to Become Really Healthy-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 95 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with mindset and wellness coach Megan Swan about the many aspects of a healthy lifestyle. Megan helps us explore the various components of health — what promotes health and what takes away from it. I believe that people want to be healthy; […]

Episode 94-Don Markland on the Four Cs of Accountability-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 94 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Don Markland, the CEO and owner of Accountability Now,TM an executive coaching and business strategy company. Don founded his company based on his program, the Four Cs of Accountability. He explores each of these with us and explains how driving accountability […]

Episode 93-Sky Stephens on Growing Your Business-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 93 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Sky Stephens, co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders, a business coaching company dedicated to improving the residential construction industry for both builders and consumers. The coaching that Sky’s organization provides doesn’t have anything to do with construction. Rather, she helps […]

Episode 92-Oumar Dieng’s Five Tips to Be More Resilient-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 92 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast life and business coach Oumar Dieng talks about his area of expertise – resilience. A speaker, author and coach, Oumar has helped many business people look at their goals and how best to achieve them – especially when they face a significant change in […]

Episode 91-Samantha Kozuch on How to Use Social Media Successfully-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 91 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast online business coach and social media strategist Samanth Kozuch talks about how to become an influencer. She shares her own story – including how a traumatic life experience became her wake-up call – as well as the ManiscriptingTM Method she created and uses each […]

Episode 90-Nicole Hamzeloo on What It Takes to Become an Entrepreneur-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 90 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast business coach and digital marketing specialist, Nicole Hamzeloo shares with us her story of leaving a nine-to-five job and starting her own business. Nicole had worked with start-ups and media agencies before she discovered the world of business coaching. Today she helps women entrepreneurs […]

Episode 89-Pasquale Mazzuca on Why We Need a New Kind of Leadership-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 89 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, executive leadership coach and consultant Pasquale Mazzuca talks about leadership, the importance of human capital, and the need to prepare our leaders differently. Pasquale believes that the leadership paradigm needs to shift because “people are unhappy with the world that we’ve created.” He echoes […]

Episode 88-Joe Bernstein Helps Men Move Forward-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 88 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, men’s coach Joe Bernstein talks about how the organization he founded – Drop the Armor Wellness – helps men whose lives aren’t quite working out the way they want. His clients include men who are at a point in their career where they need […]

Episode 87-Expat James Hopkins with Advice for Would-Be Entrepreneurs-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 87 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast lifestyle coach James Hopkins talks about what it takes to get an entrepreneurial business off the ground. An expat himself, James works primarily with other expats, turning them into entrepreneurs. His advice is valuable for all of us – whether you’re thinking about starting […]

Episode 86-Gretta Scholten’s Proven Approach to Effective Time Management-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 86 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with life coach Gretta Scholten who works primarily with female entrepreneurs, helping them manage their time more effectively and reach their career and life goals. Time management is such a universal challenge – especially if you’ve left an organization where you were […]

Episode 85-Dr. Caroline Iscovitz on How Relationships Affect Our Legacy -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 85 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with marriage and family counselor Dr. Caroline Iscovitz who also works as a coach for female entrepreneurs. Caroline shares with us what she has learned about the importance of fostering our relationships, the biggest challenges facing working couples today and the role […]

Episode 84-Jared Curry with Successful Strategies for Digital Marketing -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 84 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, Jared Curry, founder and CEO of Scope 16 Marketing, shares with us how he got into digital marketing and what businesses need to know to be successful with their digital marketing efforts. Jared’s fascinating story starts two years ago when, at the age of […]

Episode 83-More with Nikki Bradley on Collaboration-Overcoming the Pitfalls-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 83 of Building My Legacy. This is the second of our two-part podcast with marketing brand strategist Nikki Bradley on collaboration. In this visit we continue our discussion, exploring how to deal with problems you may encounter when you collaborate. Nikki also talks with us about the many reasons to collaborate and […]

Episode 82-Nikki Bradley Talks about Collaboration-Why and How?-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 82 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk again with marketing brand strategist Nikki Bradley who specializes in guiding people to get clarity around their brand, confidence in their messages, and package their expertise into profitable products and services. In this visit, we take a closer look at collaboration. In […]

Episode 81-Tom Connally on Why Leadership is an Apprenticed Vocation-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 81 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, experienced leader, coach, and author Tom Connally talks about his experience with leadership. Tom’s 30 years in the Marine Corps taught him that leadership is an apprenticed vocation that requires you to keep learning and growing. As Tom explains, the best leaders “teach something […]

Episode 80-How Edna Harding Uses Biblical Principles to Transform Businesses-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 80 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, accomplished growth strategist Edna Harding talks about how she successfully uses biblical principles to help business owners and entrepreneurs improve and transform business and personal performance. Edna combines principles she takes from the Bible with practical wisdom she learned in the business world to […]

Episode 79-Stefanie Oseni-Momodu on Shifting Your Mindset-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 79 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, mindset coach Stefanie Oseni-Momodu talks about her work with female entrepreneurs. Stefanie works with women who are thinking about launching a business or who face problems taking the next steps with an existing business. In most cases, Stefanie explains, the key is looking into […]

Episode 78-Luke Shankula Talks about Successful Digital Marketing-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 78 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Luke Shankula, founder and CEO of Paragon Digital Marketing, and a leading mortgage marketing expert. In addition to giving us an overview of today’s real estate market, Luke talks extensively about digital marketing – from lead generation through conversion. With his […]

Episode 77-Jonathan DeYoe on Mindfulness in Personal Finance-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 77 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, accomplished financial advisor Jonathan DeYoe talks about mindful financial investing, responsibility, and priority setting – topics that are so important today as the continuing COVID-19 pandemic has created financial stress for so many of us. In working with clients, Jonathan concentrates on being goal-focused […]

Episode 76-Peter Montoya on Creating Effective Marketing and Transformational Leaders-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 76 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Peter Montoya – best-selling author, powerful coach, and entrepreneur – about his journey from a career in sales to the founding of Marketing Pro. In just 10 years, Peter had built a successful software company that he was able to sell […]

Episode 75-Michele Molitor on How Rapidly Transforming Your Feelings Can Lead to Success-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 75 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, transformational therapist Michele Molitor offers a way to rapidly transform how you process and look at your feelings and the information you take in. She has worked with people of all ages to help them identify and neutralize the emotional blocks preventing them from […]

Episode 74 Dr. Turner Osler Provides New Insight into the COVID-19 Pandemic-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 74 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk again with trauma surgeon and epidemiologist Dr. Turner Osler. As an academic physician, Dr. Osler brings a unique perspective to our in-depth discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic, what we should be doing now and what this pandemic has taught us about the […]

Episode 73- How Wholesale Real Estate is Helping Cody Hofhine Build His Legacy-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 73 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Cody Hofhine, founder of Real Estate Freedom Formula, successful real estate investor/mentor and high performance coach. Cody shares his story of how he moved from sales jobs that didn’t pay the family bills to success in wholesale real estate. He’s also […]

Episode 72- Dr. Turner Osler’s Legacy of Changing How the World Sits-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 72 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with Dr. Turner Osler who, after a successful career as a trauma surgeon, became a researcher and entrepreneur. You’ll find his story fascinating as you learn about the company he started and the legacy he is building to “change the way the […]

Episode 71-Nikki Bradley on How Building a Great Brand Starts with Identifying Your Ideal Customer-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 71 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with marketing brand strategist Nikki Bradley who helps business owners get clarity around their brand, confidence in their messaging and package their purpose into profitable products and services. Nikki stresses that targeting the right audience is key to creating effective marketing and […]

Episode 70 Reshma Baral on What It Takes to Get Through these Uncertain Times -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 70 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with transformational life coach Reshma Baral. Reshma used her own experience of being in an abusive relationship to discover neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and became a master NLP coach. She originally worked with women who had experienced abuse and trauma. Today she also […]

Episode 69 Greg Kihlstrӧm on How the Pandemic Is Shaping the New Workplace-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 69 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with best-selling author and customer experience expert Greg Kihlstrӧm about the “gig economy” and how it can be a win-win for employers and workers. Greg believes the pandemic has taught us that we can work remotely and, even more importantly, by extending […]

Episode 68-Jacqueline Smith on Why We’re Not Always Satisfied When We Achieve Our Goals-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 68 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with life coach Jacqueline Smith who has worked extensively with women who are high achievers. With a background in psychology and behavioral science, Jacqueline has always been fascinated with why people behave in ways that aren’t consistent with their goals … and […]

Episode 67- Geoff Cook Shares His Entrepreneurial Journey-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 67 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, serial entrepreneur Geoff Cook talks about his journey – from his first business, which he started while he was still a student at Harvard, to his more than 20 years of success creating and selling multiple online businesses. Geoff believes there is no downside […]

Episode 66-Celina Souffrant Looks at the UN-Sustainable Development Goals and their Implications for Your Business-with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 66 of Building My Legacy. This podcast is the second in a two-part series with digital marketer and brand developer Celina Souffrant. We’re continuing our discussion of sustainability, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Created in 2015, these 17 goals lay out a 15-year plan to eliminate hunger and poverty, promote gender […]

Episode 65-Celina Souffrant on How Sustainability Can Boost Your Brand-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 65 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk once again with digital marketer and brand developer Celina Souffrant — specifically about her experience in the area of sustainability. Celina points out that today’s consumers want to feel good about the products they’re buying. As a result, sustainability is no longer […]

Episode 64-Celina Souffrant on Growing a Business and Building Your Legacy-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 64 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast digital marketer and brand developer Celina Souffrant shares her experience on what it takes to grow a start-up. The discussion will help you in terms of sales, client management and your value proposition – whether you’re in a for-profit or nonprofit organization. Celina also […]

Episode 63-Hailey Rowe takes the mystery out of marketing and sales-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 63 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast marketing and sales strategist Hailey Rowe takes a closer look at marketing and sales and how it can grow your business – particularly for online entrepreneurs. Although Hailey has worked primarily with wellness professionals and wellness companies, as she explains, the principles of marketing […]

Episode 62-Shane Foss on meeting the healthcare needs of the underserved-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 62 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Hooray Health founder and CEO Shane Foss talks about how the lack of transparency in healthcare hurts part-time workers without health insurance as well as the many insured employees with high-deductible plans. To meet these needs, Hooray Health has created a national network of […]

Episode 61-Shana Recker on Building Your Dream Business Online-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 61 of Building My Legacy. This podcast is for anyone who’s thinking about starting an online business … in a corporate job but dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur … or finishing your career and wondering what you can do next to create your legacy. Shana Recker is an experienced network marketer who […]

Episode 60-Christopher O’Donnell Talks about Team Building in a Blended Workplace-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 60 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk about the challenges of team building in today’s “blended” workplace in which some team members are in the office but many are working remotely. Christopher O’Donnell is the Senior Vice President of Product for HubSpot, which develops and markets software for inbound […]

Episode 59: Gessie Schechinger on the Future of Sales -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 59 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, Gessie Schechinger – chief revenue officer at OnCourse Sales Engagement Platform – talks about leveraging technology to build and grow sales markets. OnCourse Platform is a CRM platform with built-in email marketing, SMS sequencing, task management, a phone dialer and CRM united in a […]

Episode 58 Kate Fitzsimons #10 –Being Resilient in the Face of Grief -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 58 of Building My Legacy. In the final podcast of our 10-part series on resilience, the topic is becoming resilient in the face of grief. Our guest for this entire series is Kate Fitzsimons who experienced grief at an early age when she lost her sister in a motor vehicle accident. Her […]

Episode 57 Kate Fitzsimons #9 – How to be resilient when working with a toxic or complaining employee-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 57 of Building My Legacy. The ninth of our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast looks at how easy it is – in times of uncertainty and stress – to become a complaining employee. In fact, research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. It can be […]

Episode 56 Kate Fitzsimons -How can you celebrate someone’s success and not feel you lost-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 56 of Building My Legacy. The eighth of our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast addresses a topic we may not feel comfortable talking about: our reaction to the success of others. It’s easy to say we should always celebrate when good things happen to other people. But what’s your reaction when […]

Episode 55 Bob Wheeler on how to have a great emotional relationship with your money -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 55 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast, Bob Wheeler – a certified public accountant, author and stand-up comedian – talks about how you can have a better emotional relationship with your money. Bob believes that most people don’t realize how their unconscious money beliefs influence their money-related decisions. Today, with […]

Episode #53-Kate Fitzsimons session #7 – How to reduce anxiety and stay calm-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 53 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast – the seventh of our 10-part series on resilience – we’ll talk with Kate Fitzsimons about reducing anxiety. That’s more important than ever before as we deal with COVID-19, getting to our new normal and trying to anticipate what will happen next. Kate, a […]

Episode 54- Ian Reynolds on How to Use Custom Software Systems to Grow Your Business & Build a Legacy-Building My Legacy w/Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 54 of Building My Legacy. Ian Reynolds is a partner and the chief solutions architect at Zibtek, a software development consultancy that focuses on helping businesses build custom software. In this podcast, he talks about the opportunities offered by custom-designed software. Ian has seen the value of companies focusing on their core […]

Episode 52-Kate Fitzsimons Talks about Why We Procrastinate and What to Do about It-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 52 of Building My Legacy. Continuing our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast explores procrastination. My guest, Kate Fitzsimons, explores the three causes of procrastination: I’m too busy. I don’t know how. It’s not going to be good enough. A highly sought after speaker for schools and organizations that influence and work […]

Episode 51-Brian Gill’s Thoughts on Cyber Security in a Post-Pandemic World-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 51 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, Brian Gill – computer scientist, entrepreneur and angel investor – talks about what we’ve learned about cyber security as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic … and what we need to think about now as we come out of the pandemic environment. Brian is […]

Episode 50-Andrew Phelps on How User Experience Can Improve Your ROI-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 50 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, Andrew Phelps talks about user experience (UX) and the importance of meeting and exceeding your user’s expectations. Andrew is a partner and director of design for User10, a web development agency that specializes in product strategy and design. He has worked with start-ups, entrepreneurs […]

Episode 49-Kate Fitzsimons Helps You Stress Less about What People Are Thinking about You-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 49 of Building My Legacy. The fourth of our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast looks at a common insecurity that we all battle: worrying about what other people think of us. Resilience coach Kate Fitzsimons discusses how to apply her 3Rs – recognize, reflect and redirect – to help you stress […]

Episode 48-Kate Fitzsimons on How to Deal with Difficult Bosses and Colleagues-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 48 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast – the third of our 10-part series on resilience – Kate Fitzsimons applies her three Rs of resilience to a very common workplace situation: dealing with a difficult boss or colleague. Kate’s practical advice based on her three Rs – recognize, reflect and redirect […]

Episode 47 Kate Fitzsimons Continues with her 3Rs – to Reflect and Redirect-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 47 of Building My Legacy. The second of our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast looks at the importance of reflection and redirection – the final two “Three Rs” we’re exploring with Kate Fitzsimons. Kate is a highly sought after speaker for schools and organizations that influence and work with young people.  […]

Episode 46 Rylee Meek Talks about Dinner Seminar Marketing-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 46 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Rylee Meek, an author, speaker, trainer and entrepreneur, who founded and is CEO of The Social Dynamic Selling System. Rylee has turned dinner seminar marketing into a science by developing a three-phase process that generates a consistent flow of qualified leads […]

Episode 45 Introducing Our 10-Part Series With Kate Fitzsimons on Resilience-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 45 of Building My Legacy. This podcast is the first in a 10-part series on resilience, a topic that has become vitally important with the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the virus became a part of our business and social lives, studies showed that 85 percent of companies recognized that their employees felt […]

Episode 44-Sallie Holder on How to Get Out of the “Rock Middle”-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 44 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, business coach and author Sallie Holder shares with us how she moved from the “rock middle” as a successful employment attorney to her true passion: an entrepreneur who coaches others how to make the bold career choices that lead to lasting success and happiness. […]

Ep 43- Chad Peterson Looks at the Workplace of the Future-Part 2-after the Pandemic-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 43 of Building My Legacy. This is the second podcast in which we look at how businesses and employees will need to change after the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re talking with Chad Peterson, an expert business broker, author and the founder of Peterson Acquisitions. In this podcast Chad shares his thoughts about the […]

Ep 42-Michael Oster w/Level Up Advisors, Discusses his “Level Up” Approach to Achieving Your Goals- Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 42 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Michael Oster gives us a new perspective on how to move up the corporate ladder and achieve your goals. An executive coaching advisor and principal of Level Up Advisors, Michael believes that people want to be successful yet they feel blocked. In terms of […]

Episode 41- J.C. Granger CEO of the Infinity Marketing Group Discusses Successful Lead Generation-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 41 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with J.C. Granger, the founder and CEO of the Infinity Marketing Group. J.C.’s specialty is helping business-to-business tech companies create new revenue through digital marketing campaigns. An expert in lead generation, J.C. believes that most companies’ marketing is not efficient or optimized. […]

Episode 40- Chad Peterson on What Will Happen to Businesses after the Pandemic-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 40 of Building My Legacy. This podcast is the first of two with Chad Peterson, an expert business broker, author and the founder of Peterson Acquisitions. Our topic: how businesses and employees will need to change after we get through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, Chad shares his thoughts on how […]

Episode 39-Merrily Orsini Provides a Unique Look at the Health Care at Home Industry-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 39 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Merrily Orsini, thought leader in care for the aging, talks about the role home health care can play as we plan our lives and take care of older family members. She shares with us her thoughts on how our legacy will be affected by […]

Episode 38-Chad Peterson on How Businesses Can Survive a Pandemic -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 38 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Chad Peterson, an expert business broker and the founder of Peterson Acquisitions, talks with us about the future of mergers and acquisitions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The rug just got pulled out from underneath us,” Chad says. He speaks from experience since […]

Episode 37 Glain Roberts-McCabe Talks about Successful Group Coaching-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 37 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Glain Roberts-McCabe, a renowned leadership trainer and a “leader at heart,” tells us how she developed The Roundtable. Since 2007, The Roundtable has taken a unique approach to executive coaching by bringing leaders together to teach each other. As an aggregator of knowledge and […]

Episode 36: Kim Bohr on the Importance of Executing Your Strategy-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 36 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Kim Bohr – author, in-demand speaker and executive advisor – shares with us the thoughts behind her belief that “solid strategy won’t survive poor execution.” As the CEO of Innovare Group, Kim helps diagnose and repair organizational leadership disconnects. She offers practical advice on […]

Episode 35-Brian Weaver CEO of Torch AI Talks about his Journey as an Entrepreneur – Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 35 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Brian Weaver – the CEO of Torch AI, an artificial intelligence company – shares with us his thoughts on the future of AI and its challenges. He also talks about what he, as a creative person, considers when networking and building a team. Brian’s […]

Episode 34-Julie Beckerman on Navigating Relationships – Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 34 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Julie Beckerman talks about relationships – their importance in building a legacy and the challenges they present. Julie specializes in helping people redefine their relationships as they navigate divorce and co-parenting. That’s so important today as so many people deal with divorce and adapt […]

Episode 32: Tips on Using Podcasts Effectively with Tom Schwab, Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer of Interview Valet

Welcome to Episode 32 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Tom Schwab, founder and Chief Evangelist Officer of Interview Valet, takes a close look at podcasting. His company, a leader in podcast interview marketing, helps authors, athletes, entrepreneurs and organizations of all sizes use podcasts to get their message out. As Tom says, with […]

Episode 31-Conversation with Corey Jahnke- If you want to create a legacy, start with the end in mind. -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 31 of Building My Legacy. In this episode,  Corey Janke, a pharmacist and leadership coach, talks about building a legacy by forming a clear vision of the end     .  Most successful people leave a legacy of respect and love.  Most importantly, they leave people better off than they found them.  Successful leadership […]

Episode 30-Karen Whitaker Interview: Thoughts on the Leaders of the Future -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 30 of Building My Legacy. In the last of our series of five podcasts with Karen Whitaker, Vice President at Grin + Beam, Lois Sonstegard asks Karen to describe what future leaders will look like. In today’s competitive talent market – in which employees are likely to change jobs every two or […]

Episode 29-Karen Whitaker Interviewed on How to Create an Environment that Promotes Innovation -Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

In the fourth of our series of five podcasts with Karen Whitaker, Vice President at Grin + Beam, Lois Sonstegard asks about her experience in creating an environment that encourages innovation. In an organization that wants to be innovative, employees need to feel engaged and comfortable contributing their ideas. The best employees want to feel […]

Episode 28-Who Has Your Back? Talking about Communications with Karen Whitaker and Lois Sonstegard

In the third of our series of five podcasts with Karen Whitaker, Vice President at Grin + Beam, Lois Sonstegard asks her about communications within the corporate world. They also discuss the importance of someone watching out for you or “having your back.” Acccording to Gallup research, when employees feel connected, productivity can increase as […]

Episode 27-Karen Whitaker Explains How to Successfully Navigate in an Organization with More than One Culture-with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 27 of Building My Legacy. In the second of our series of five podcasts with Karen Whitaker, Vice President at Grin + Beam, Lois Sonstegard asks her about corporate culture and working within an organization that has two – or even more – cultures. Understanding the culture or cultures within an organization […]

Episode 26-Karen Whitaker Talks about Changing Your Mindset to Deal with Transition-with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 26 of Building My Legacy. In the first of our series of five podcasts with Karen Whitaker, Vice President at Grin + Beam, Lois Sonstegard asks her about mindset shifts and how they’re necessary to deal with transition. Karen, who has 25 years of experience in sales for a variety of industries, […]

Ep 25-Kate Fitzsimons-Build Resilience through Self Awareness & Interpersonal Connection. Change Lives. Leave A Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 25 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, Kate Fitzsimons shares her story of reconciliation following her sister’s tragic death in a motor vehicle accident.  Kate has taken her grief and her deep longing and missing for her “best friend” to a place where she has found  a compelling force to heal […]

Episode 24: Jamie Rea, relationship specialist, talks about the importance of relationships in building a legacy.

Welcome to Episode 24 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Jamie Rea talks about relationships and how important they are in our personal and business life. Jamie is a relationship specialist as well as a comedy writer and award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker. Today, he works as a relationship coach, helping people improve their relationships. […]

Episode 23 Rhett Power: “Key to Business Success and Building a Leadership Legacy” with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 23 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, Rhett Power shares his story — going from Peace Corps volunteer to business advisor … and taking a start-up business, Wild Creations, from inception to being awarded the fastest growing company in South Carolina by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  Today, Rhett also writes […]

Episode 22 Nicole Heimann: “Finding Purpose and Passion in Life and Work to Build Your Legacy” with Lois Sonstegard, Building My Legacy

Welcome to Episode 22 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, Nicole Heimann shares her story—going from a thriving career in Belgium, moving to Switzerland as a new mother, and finding her passion as a business consultant and coach.  She has recently completed her work as the biographer for the upcoming documentary on Marshall Goldsmith’s […]

Episode 21 Christine O’Donnell: “How to Start and Launch a Podcast Business to Make Money and Leave a Legacy” with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 21 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, Christine O’Donnell shares her story – going from television journalist and broadcaster to successful podcast producer and consultant.  Christine helps people who are interested in using podcasting to build their business. As a coach and consultant, she works with businesses of all sizes to […]

Episode 20 Joe Lee: “How Successful Leaders Build Legacy By Transforming the Lives of Young People” with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 20 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, business coach and consultant Joe Lee shares how he is building his legacy every day.  Young, energetic and systematic, Joe is working backwards from his 40-year plan to put in place the pieces he needs to accomplish his forty-year plan. So, if you want […]

Episode 19-Claire Diaz-Ortiz, known as ‘The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter’ shares her success secrets on ethics in social media today

Welcome to Episode 19 of Building My Legacy. Claire Diaz-Ortiz has already accomplished more than most of us will ever dream of accomplishing in our entire lives.  She is energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, honest.  She got the Pope to join us on Twitter.   Fast Company named her  one of the 100 most creative people in the […]

Episode 18 Megan Gallagher, a motivational speaker for teenagers, talks with Lois Sonstegard about anxiety and how she overcame it

Welcome to Episode 18 of Building My Legacy. Megan Gallagher, at the age of  23, is an author and speaker addressing key issues facing our teens.  Megan struggled with anxiety as a teenager and became almost immobilized by it.  With help, she learned how to deal with anxiety so it did not control her life.  […]

Episode 17: Dr. Bryan Mcelderry, pharmacist & coach, on the importance of stress management for overall quality of life-with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 17 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Dr. Bryan McElderry talks about the importance of stress management.  As a pharmacist, he observed people coming to the pharmacy to fill prescriptions.  As he talked with these customers, he realized that  the medicines he gave them didn’t  deal with the root causes of […]

Ep 16-Dr. Karren Kowalski, nationally recognized thought leader in nursing & health care delivery, Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 16 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Dr. Karren Kowalski talks about her vision for leadership in health care.  From her earliest beginnings as an Army nurse in Vietnam to managing women’s and children’s services, she has spent a great deal of time thinking about how do develop and prepare the […]

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Episode 15 Dr. Grace Lee is Building a Legacy of One Million Professional Career Lives Transformed. Building My Legacy With Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 15 of Building My Legacy! In this episode, Grace Lee shares her story—going from homeless and orphaned at the age of 9 to becoming an educator and inspirational coach for people who are wanting to transform their lives and their careers.  She is full of energy and enthusiasm.  She is brilliant!  She […]

Episode 14- Legacy Building Should Start Before Retirement-How Sajid Islam Global IT Mgr Began Building His Legacy While Working Full-Time

Welcome to Episode #14 of the Building My Legacy Podcast! Legacy building should start before retirement. In this episode, Sajid Islam and I discuss how he began building his legacy while working full-time! Sajid wanted to give back to his people in Bangladesh.  He saw the need, but he didn’t know what to create, he […]

Episode 13-The Future Workforce: Reaching beyond the Sticky Floor and Glass Ceiling to Create a Human-Centric Environment

Welcome to Episode 13 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Dr. Terry Jackson shares his formula for building a lasting legacy that creates leadership opportunities for everyone, especially for African Americans. His coaching and consulting have received acclaim from many leaders globally, and he will receive the “Thinkers 50 World Leader in Coaching Award” […]

Ep12-Bill Crane’s Secret to Building a Lasting Legacy-Begin While You Are Doing Your Life’s Work-Building My Legacy Podcast-Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 12 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Bill Crane, a Chicago-based real estate broker, shares his dream:  Developing 1000 leaders into a “Billion Dollar Engine” of millionaires who roll up their sleeves and address societal problems.  Leaders are leaders because they know how to solve problems.  Bill thinks it is easy […]

Episode 11 Use Creativity to Develop Out-of-the-Box Solutions to Build Your Legacy-Building My Legacy Podcast-Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Welcome to Episode 11 of Build My Legacy. In this episode, Vince Palko shares how using creativity triggers Right Brain thinking, shifting thought processes and energy brought to problem-solving.  Vince talks about modalities he has developed for businesses and how they have been used to address issues within the organization as well as for marketing […]

Episode 9-Megan Gilgan Director of Women’s & Children’s Services Public Partnerships Unicef-Building My Legacy Podcast-Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Welcome to Episode 9 of Building My Legacy.   In this episode, Megan Gilgan discusses the big leadership challenges she has faced as the Director of Women’s and Children’s Services in her role as Deputy Director of the Public Partnerships Division of Unicef.  She attributes her success to developing a culture that is focused upon “the […]

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Episode10-Secret Formula to Building a Lasting Legacy-Lessons from Marshall Goldsmith,#1 Global Leadership Thinker & #1 Coach for Executives

In this episode, Marshall Goldsmith shares his formula for building a lasting legacy.  Legacy building is an important next step for CEO’s.  The question is, “Why do you do it?  How do you do it?”  In this podcast, Marshall shares the approach he has developed and the wisdom he has gained as he has coached […]

Episode 8-How Can Leaders Get Results Quickly Without Needing to Use Time Consuming Processes-Building My Legacy Podcast-Lois Sonstegard,PhD

Welcome to Episode 8 of Building My Legacy Description In this episode, Frank Wagner shares his learnings as an executive coach.  He started his career in the academic world, developing emerging leaders. While doing his doctoral work, Frank met Marshall Goldsmith.  They formed a partnership and have worked together developing a coaching process that is […]

Episode 7: How Can Women Leaders Overcome the Barriers They Inadvertently Put In Their Career Paths? With Lois Sonstegard,PhD

Welcome to Episode 7 of Building My Legacy. Description In this episode, Sally Helgesen shares the unique perspectives women bring to leadership.  In particular, Sally discusses the roadblocks women often put in the way of their own career path and offers suggestions on how to overcome those roadblocks. Although many of the roadblocks are experienced […]

Episode 6: “When termites are within, the structure is hollow and will topple-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard,PhD

Welcome to Episode 6 of Building My Legacy.   In this episode, Denise Hummel , J. D., and Lois Sonstegard  discuss why a process of inclusion is essential for the health and well-being of an organization and its employees. Without inclusion employees lack a sense of hope and become disengaged from the workplace.  On the […]

Ep 5-Lynn Bell-Planning for Tomorrow’s Leaders-the Role of Social Responsibility and Education-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard,PhD

Welcome to Episode 5 of Building My Legacy In this episode, Lynn Bell, Director of EMBA located in Dallas Texas talks about the changes future leaders face.  Corporate social responsibility is continuously being redefined and leaders need the skills to adapt to these new pressures.  She shares her learnings from Oxford University in which the […]

Episode 4: Mistakes You Want to Avoid If You Want a Long-lasting Partnership with Chinese Business Leaders and Companies?

Welcome to Episode 4 of Building My Legacy. Description In this episode, David Davilia and I discuss common mistakes to avoid when doing business in China. So, if you want meaningful partnerships with Chinese business leaders, understand strategies that will better protect intellectual property and innovation when engaging in business in China, and be confident […]

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EP #3-How To Integrate Boards of Director & Executive Teams & Be Positioned for New Board Trends-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard,PhD

Welcome to Episode 3 of Building My Legacy. In this episode, Marina Cvetkovic, Vice President, SwissRe and I discuss how Boards of Directors and Business Executives will need to re-shape their relationships as they become active partners in addressing the challenges facing tomorrow’s corporation. So if you want to: Be positioned for the future, Be […]

Episode #2 The Secret to Hiring the Best Talent-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PhD

The Secret to Hiring the Best Talent:  Lessons from A Professional Baseball Scout-When the Stakes are High, What Do You Look For?  The title of today’s interview is: The Secret to Hiring the Best Talent:  Lessons From a Professional Baseball Scout—When the Stakes are High, How Do You Discover and Hire The Right Talent? Today, […]

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Episode #1 -Introduction to Building My Legacy Podcast Series with Lois Sonstegard, PhD

What is Building My Legacy Podcast? The title of today’s podcast is: “Why Every Executive Leader, Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Business Leader Needs to Build Their Legacy—Really, Why Do You Do It?  How Do You Do It? – How Can You Use Your Position of Influence To Impact The Lives Of Others For The Better For […]

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