Latest Episodes

Episode 192-Carl Gould with Practical Tips on Launching or Growing a Business-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 192 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast serial entrepreneur and best-selling author Carl Gould shares with us how he uses his own entrepreneurial experience to help business owners who want to grow their companies or expand personally as a leader. As a business coach, Carl has been told that he’s a […]

Episode 191-Andrea d’Agostini with a Unique Way to Measure Success-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 191 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk again with Andrea d’Agostini who earlier provided us with a five-step process to grow your business. Today we’ll hear about Andrea’s wonderful, unique perspective on how to measure success. Andrea deplores how social media looks at success in terms of “apparency” — […]

Episode 190-Mark Rockwell Helps Attorneys Build Healthy, Thriving Firms-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 190 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast we talk with Mark Rockwell who is both an attorney and an entrepreneur. After graduating from law school and passing the bar, Mark realized that he enjoyed business more than he enjoyed the law. So, after building a number of businesses, he sold […]

Episode 189-Meghan Lynch on How Family Businesses Can Grow-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 189 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Meghan Lynch, the founder and CEO of Six-Point Creative, talks about her entrepreneurial journey and how it led to the focus of her company: Helping family-owned food and beverage businesses move from a “stuck brand at a plateau” to a focused, scalable brand positioned […]

Episode 188-Baden Gilmore with a Different Perspective on Sales-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 188 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Baden Gilmore, the vice president of Sales at RavenCSI, encourages us to broaden our approach to marketing and sales. While today we tend to look at marketing through a digital lens, Baden has seen all sides of marketing and knows what works and doesn’t […]

Episode 187-Stephanie Walter on How ‘Unlearning Things’ Can Maximize Your Investment Earnings-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 187 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast Stephanie Walter, CEO of ERBE Wealth, talks about how the wealthy become wealthy and maintain that wealth. More importantly, she explains that anyone can follow this successful formula by ensuring their investments create cash flow. Stephanie’s company specializes in real estate syndication — putting […]

Episode 186-Manuel Suarez and His Father’s Legacy of Providing Content-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 186 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Manuel Suarez, the CEO of Attention Grabbing Media, a full-service marketing agency that helps its clients use online media to get the attention they deserve. Manuel’s story is especially appropriate for Building My Legacy listeners because it begins with the work […]

Episode 185-Scott Drake with a Shortcut to Developing Leaders-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 185 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with social entrepreneur and leadership training innovator Scott Drake. The founder and executive director at JumpCoach, Scott helps people become great leaders faster. He shares his thoughts with us on leadership, how he defines it and the JumpCoach process that includes an […]

Episode 184-Andrea d’Agostini’s Five-Step Process to Help Your Business Grow-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 184 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Andrea d’Agostini, serial entrepreneur, renowned public speaker and successful mentor. Andrea thinks of marketing as a product rather than a service. In fact, he sees marketing as a way to create long-term assets in your business. In his early career, Andrea […]

Episode 183-Jeremie Kubicek on Why Change is Easy but Transition is Hard-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 183 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with serial entrepreneur and author Jeremie Kubicek, the executive chairman of GiANT, a technology company focused on unlocking the potential of people, teams and organizations. Since catching what Jeremie calls “the bug of entrepreneurship,” he has started 28 companies. At GiANT Jeremie’s […]

Episode 182-Julie Bartkus on Transforming Your Team-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 182 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Julie Bartkus, a leading authority on workplace transformation. Julie shares with us how she has moved teams from negative to positive and helped teams work together more effectively by using the D.R.I.V.E. method she developed. She elaborates on each step of […]

Episode 181-{part 2} David Greer’s Process to Achieve High Performance and Growth-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 181 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk again with David Greer, entrepreneurial coach, author and facilitator, who in a recent podcast shared his struggle with alcoholism. This time David gives us an in-depth look at the planning process he uses to help businesses achieve high performance and growth. David […]

Episode 180-David Greer on Dealing with Issues that Affect Your Legacy-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 180 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with David Greer, entrepreneurial coach, author and facilitator. David shares with us the fascinating story of his life’s journey, including a major issue he overcame that we know can happen to any of us as we’re establishing our career and building our […]

Episode 173-Cory Lee on Growing Your Business while Keeping Your Life Balanced-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 173 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Cory Lee who is an entrepreneur, business builder and leadership expert. An executive director with The John Maxwell Team, Cory is most passionate about helping entrepreneurs navigate business growth but not at the expense of their faith, family and fitness. While […]

Episode 179-Ken Kladouris on Meditation and Business Success-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 179 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Ken Kladouris, entrepreneur, author and wealth management expert, who takes a very different approach to business. He shares with us how he came to combine mindset, meditation and his perspective on life with wealth management. Ken explains how, by meditating for […]

Episode 178-Hannah Williams on Leveraging Generation Z Talent-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 178 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with speaker, author and consultant Hannah Williams who specializes in helping leaders gain a competitive advantage by recruiting, retaining and leading Generation Z talent. A Gen Z’r herself, Hannah believes the entrepreneurial spirit of Gen Z offers businesses an incredible opportunity that […]

Episode 177-Russ Morgan and Joey Mure on Gaining Financial Freedom NOW-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 177 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast we talk with Russ Morgan and Joey Mure, founders and partners at Wealth Without Wall Street. Their message is one many of us will want to hear: Financial freedom is something you can achieve now. You don’t have to put it off until […]

Episode 176-Deb Coviello on Helping Leaders Find Their “Truth North” for Real Peace of Mind-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 176 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast we talk with management consultant and leadership coach Deb Coviello, who, for more than 25 years, has helped transform businesses from within, elevating the talents of their organizations to new performance levels. Having worked as an engineer in quality and operational excellence in manufacturing […]

Episode 175-Jim Kukral Asks, “Where Do You Want to Take Your Life?-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 175 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Jim Kukral, retired web entrepreneur, speaker and author. Jim’s 25-year career includes owning businesses, marketing, and writing and speaking about entrepreneurship. But, after a cancer diagnosis and the pandemic, Jim threw it all away to start something completely different: Life Apocalypse. […]

Episode 174-Rick Maurer on Overcoming the Resistance to Change-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 174 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast we talk with Rick Maurer — author, speaker and consultant — who helps business leaders identify resistance to change and turn that opposition into support. Rick offers a very practical approach to change management, explaining that employees go through three distinct “levels of resistance” […]

Episode 172-Sarry Ibrahim on How to Bank on Yourself-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 172 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Sarry Ibrahim, CEO and president of Financial Asset Protection, which approaches financing in a very different way. Sarry’s strategy is “bank on yourself” or the “infinite banking concept.” It involves using the cash value of whole life insurance to grow safe […]

Episode 171-Brian Johnson with Growth Strategies for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 171 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Brian Johnson, the founder of Main & Johnson, Inc., a business consulting and coaching company whose goal is to help small to medium-sized businesses thrive — not just survive. Brian shares his own entrepreneurial journey with us, explaining how he made […]

Episode 170-Lana Ivanov’s Journey to Entrepreneurship-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 170 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast we talk with licensed medical aesthetics provider Lana Ivanov, the founder of Advanced Aesthetics Medi Spa and formulator of the Vonavi Pro skincare line. Lana shares with us how, while working in a hospital as a nurse, she decided — in just three days […]

Episode 169-Matthew Anderson on Managing for Results-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 169 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Matthew Anderson, the CEO of Leadership Coaching for Results, a company he started after leaving a position as executive director of a non-profit mental health organization. He explores with us his “results equation” that enables managers to become leaders … and […]

Episode 168-Aurora Winter on Building Your Legacy by Telling Your Story-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 168 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Aurora Winter who is a TV producer, media coach, bestselling author and successful entrepreneur. Aurora combines a background in film and television with her knowledge of neuroscience to help people tell memorable stories that build brands, books and businesses. She believes […]

Episode 167-Karl Lashkari on a Different Way to Lead-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 167 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with men’s leadership coach Karl Lashkari about his three-year journey to recover from a chronic illness and how it taught him the importance of aligning his mind, emotions, nervous system and physical body. Karl transformed his health and his life by discovering […]

Episode 166-Dan Duckworth on Becoming a Changemaker-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 166 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Dan Duckworth, the founder of The Crucible Life, an online leadership community of changemakers. His current mission is to find, liberate, unite and inspire changemakers across every industry, regardless of their job function or authority level. Dan explains that a changemaker […]

Episode 165-Robert Syfert on More Efficient Real Estate Investing-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 165 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Robert Syfert, who has built three successful start-ups from the ground up and sold and managed hundreds of investment properties. When Robert started investing in real estate, he was surprised that it took up so much of his time, taking away […]

Episode 164-Sid Garza-Hillman’s Six Truths toward Happiness-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 164 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with author, podcaster and health coach Sid Garza-Hillman who has a fascinating “Small Steps Approach” to long-term habit change. Sid has used this approach successfully with people in all areas, including leadership, productivity and health and wellness. In addition to exploring Sid’s […]

Episode 163-Luke Hyde on Effective Online Marketing for Small Businesses-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 163 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Luke Hyde, the founder of Drive Digital Advertising, an agency that specializes in helping small businesses use online advertising. He also developed the Small Business Digital Road Map, an all-in-one video program that introduces small businesses to social media and helps […]

Episode 162-Tim Keen on Growing Your E-commerce Business-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 162 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with marketer Tim Keen, co-founder of Loop Club, a digital marketing agency that has grown 10X in the last two quarters. Loop Club works with successful e-commerce brands that have found traction online but don’t have the internal resources to scale a […]

Episode 161-David Friedman on Building Your Workplace Culture-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 161 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast David Friedman — award-winning CEO, entrepreneur and author — talks with us about the importance of building cultures. David believes that, as a leader, if you don’t take control of your corporate culture, it will be created for you by the strongest personalities within […]

Episode 160-Darin Dawson on Using Videos to Build Relationships-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 160 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast Darin Dawson, co-founder and CEO of BombBomb, introduces us to his company’s software that makes it easy for users to create and send out simple videos to current customers, prospects, employees or just about anyone you want to build a relationship with.  As a […]

Episode 159-Chris Arnold on Lead Generation and the Isolation of Entrepreneurship-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 159 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with lead generation expert, coach and real estate entrepreneur Chris Arnold. Our discussion touches on all of those areas of expertise as we explore how Chris successfully uses radio to generate motivated real estate seller leads … and The Multipliers Mastermind, which […]

Episode 158-Natasha Carroll’s Advice on Buying, Selling and Investing in Real Estate-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 158 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with real estate broker Natasha Carroll whose boutique real estate firm offers personalized service for buyers and sellers in the greater Houston area.  Natasha developed her unique philosophy about real estate as a result of a bad experience she had early on […]

Episode 157-Christina Lenkowski with Tips on Becoming a Podcast Guest-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 157 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast we talk with Christina Lenkowski, a publicity strategist who specializes in helping her clients become guests on podcasts. Christina explains what an important role “earned media” — like being a podcast guest — can play in your overall marketing approach. It’s an important […]

Episode 156-Jonathan Raymond on the ‘Human Way’ to Reach Your Business Objectives-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 156 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Jonathan Raymond, CEO of Refound, which offers leadership training and consulting to businesses looking to grow, build a high-performing culture and reach ambitious objectives — by blending personal and professional growth. Jonathan explores with us the need to have transparent, honest […]

Episode 155-Oscar and Kiya Frazier on How ‘Couple-preneurs’ Can Be Successful-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 155 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Oscar and Kiya Frazier, a husband and wife team who have found a way to work together successfully in their own business. They share with us how they became a “couple-preneur,” how they lost nearly everything and how they were able […]

Episode 154-Charley Mann on a Business ‘Health Check’ and Other Tools for Growth-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 154 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Charley Mann, the president and lead coach of Great Legal Marketing, which helps law firm owners build high-income, self-managed practices. Our discussion is valuable for any business owners who want to know why their business can’t grow. Charley’s “health check” offers […]

Episode 153-Rilus Dana on Adding Digital Assets to Your Estate Planning-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 153 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Rilus Dana, a probate and estate attorney who founded Maat Legal Practice Management. Named for the Egyptian goddess of law and order, Maat Legal helps attorneys empower their clients with modern digital asset planning. Rilus believes that many law firms are […]

Episode 152-Daniel Stafford and Robby Switzer on the Right Mindset-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 152 of Building My Legacy. In a recent podcast Daniel Stafford and Robby Switzer talked about their company, Shopanova, a modern growth buying agency for eCommerce shops and the advantages of “live selling” as part of online marketing. As informative as that discussion was, their backstory was so fascinating that we invited […]

Episode 151-Daniel Stafford and Robby Switzer on Building Your Business through Live Selling-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 151 of Building My Legacy.   In this podcast we talk with Daniel Stafford and Robby Switzer, the founders of Shopanova, a modern growth buying agency for eCommerce shops. Their journey is fascinating as we learn how they moved from commercial fishing in Alaska to starting a video production company, which evolved […]

Episode 150-Kyle Duford on Building Brands and Building People-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 150 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Kyle Duford, the executive creative and agency director for The Brand Leader, an agency that has created outstanding experiences for global companies, offering branding, design and digital development. We talk with Kyle about what is important to build and maintain a […]

Episode 149-Howie Zales on the Power of Live Streaming-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 149 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Emmy-Award winning camera operator Howie Zales who turned his passion for television broadcasting into several entrepreneurial efforts. His current company, Viridity Entertainment Services, initially focused on staffing in non-union markets, but, with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, pivoted to offer […]

Episode 148-Martin Saenz on Generating Cash Flow through Mortgage Notes-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 148 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Martin Saenz, a thought leader in the mortgage note investment industry. If you’re not familiar with how mortgage notes can provide reliable cash flow — according to Martin, an 8 percent yield — while helping homeowners who are in default stay […]

Episode 147-George Copeland on Digital Marketing with Integrity-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD

Welcome to Episode 147 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with George Copeland, the CEO of Laborem Edge, a digital marketing agency that works primarily with companies offering home services — such as landscapers, home remodelers and pool installers — and law firms. George’s introduction to digital marketing came when he was […]

Episode 146-Tim Fitzpatrick Simplifies Marketing-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 146 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with entrepreneur/business owner Tim Fitzpatrick about why you don’t have to overcomplicate marketing for it to be successful. Tim shares with us his own journey from operating a wholesale distribution company to residential real estate to his current business, Rialto Marketing, which […]

Episode 145-David Duford with a Different Approach to a Needed Employee Benefit-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 145 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with insurance broker David Duford, the founder and CEO of DavidDuford.com, a virtual insurance agency helping new and experienced agents become top producers. David shares with us information about a topic none of like to discuss: “final expense” or burial insurance. He […]

Episode 144-Katerina Rothman’s Generational Story of Entrepreneurship-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 144 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Katerina Rothman, the founder of Beflax Linen, which manufacturers and markets 100 percent pure linen bedding. Katerina shares with us her journey from Moscow to Denver where she built a business that represents everything she believes in: sustainability, nature and female […]

Episode 143-Waynette Hollis and the Self-Knowledge Journey to Better Leadership-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 143 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with intuitive leadership coach and attorney Waynette Hollis who moved on from a career in corporate law to leadership coaching. She works primarily with entrepreneurs, visionaries and dreamers who are “well accomplished on paper” but looking for something that provides greater fulfillment. […]

Episode 142-Megan Nolan on Taking Your Health into Retirement-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 142 of Building My Legacy. Like most leaders, you’re probably driven and goal-focused. That’s important to move your career and your business forward. But it also takes a toll on your body. In fact, long hours — particularly when you’re hunched over a computer — can affect not only your back but […]

Episode 141-Mandy Tucker on Moving Up the Leadership Ladder-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 141 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we talk with career coach Mandy Tucker who works with executives in the workplace — especially women — who want to move up the leadership ladder. She also mentors university students and graduates, helping shape their careers. Mandy believes that for too long it […]

Episode 140-How a Texas Vocational School is Changing the Lives of its Students-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 140 of Building My Legacy. This podcast is a bit different as we learn about a vocational school in southern Texas that’s training its students to become welders — a career much in demand today. Our guests are Eliud Medina, the director of the Southern Industrial Careers Center (SICC), and Lily Maldonado, […]

Episode 139-Jon Schram on IT Service and Security in a Post-Pandemic World-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 139 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with Jon Schram, founder and CEO of The Purple Guys, an IT services company that provides IT solutions and support for small businesses. Jon calls himself “an unintentional serial entrepreneur” who understands that the entrepreneurial journey “often feels like a roller coaster.” […]

Episode 138-Aaron Welch on How to Make Your Digital Marketing More Efficient-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 138 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with digital marketer Aaron Welch, the CEO of Lift Digital Marketing. Aaron has been a digital marketer before the job even existed. He shares with us how digital marketing has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the additional changes he […]

Episode 137-Thilan Legierse on Negotiating, Communicating & Having Difficult Conversations-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 137 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast we talk with mediator and executive coach Thilan Legierse about how her work as an attorney with the United Nations prepared her to help teams that are in conflict and to coach leaders to become more effective in the workplace. Thilan’s background is truly […]

Episode 136-Jay Jackson on his Mission of Transforming One Billion Lives-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 136 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, we talk with Air Force veteran and serial entrepreneur Jay Jackson. The founder and CEO of Serve, Impact & Prosper, Jay shares his story of joining the military at age 19 to escape a neighborhood of drugs and violence. He also relates how his […]

Episode 135-Zack Boothe on Successful Real Estate Wholesaling-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 135 of Building My Legacy.  In this podcast, we hear about the latest challenge of Zack Boothe, an expert real estate investor and coach: Turning $1,000 into $40,000 — or more — in just 40 days. Zack left a successful window washing business to pursue his dream of real estate investing. After […]

Episode 134-Alex Dumas on the Importance of Knowing Who You Are-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard

Welcome to Episode 134 of Building My Legacy. In this podcast, life success coach Alex Dumas shares with us his experiences in corporate sales and eventually creating his own coaching business. We learn how he uses these experiences to help people who are starting businesses of their own. Alex believes the key to taking the […]

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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