Leading Conversations

Leading Conversations

Dialogue is the single most powerful leadership tool we have to make a difference in the world. “Leading Conversations” with host Cheryl Esposito creates a place for that dialogue. Tune in to the VoiceAmerica Business Channel every Friday as Cheryl host’s new conversations among leaders from around the world in business, government, art, economics, and social change. We’ll explore big ideas and everyday actions, and learn how their own leadership has led them to discover a newfound sense of possibility in the world. “Leading Conversations” with Cheryl Esposito - bringing big thinkers together in conversations that make a difference – right here on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel every Friday morning at 10 AM Pacific Time.... Show More

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February 26, 2021 54 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Melanie DewBerry, author of The Power of Naming: A Journey to Find Your Soul’s Identity. Known as the Soul Coach, she is an educator in the power of language to shape our sense of self. Wisdom is the language of the soul, says Melanie Dewberry. It speaks to us. Why do we ignore it? Often data and intellect can take precedence over wisdom. Intellect without wisdom, lacks guidance. Melanie knows what it’s l...
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February 19, 2021 51 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Cynthia James, a leader in the field of personal transformation, & facilitator of life-changing experiences around the world, and a multi-award winning author. Her latest book is I Choose Me: The Art of Being A Phenomenally Successful Woman at Home & at Work. Cynthia holds a Master’s Degree in Consciousness Studies from Holmes Institute; and a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the Univer...
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February 12, 2021 55 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Luisah Teish, a writer and extraordinary storyteller, internationally known for her performances of African, Caribbean, and African-American folklore and feminist myth. She is author of Jump Up: Good Times Throughout the Season with Celebrations from Around the World and Carnival of the Spirit. Teish connects us with the ancestors, bringing wisdom traditions and rituals to life. Her stories teach us what th...
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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Dr. Stuart Lord, CEO of Delta Developmental. A transformative leader, his focus is on optimizing the organization and its people, guiding them in enhancing institutional diversity and inclusion, improving business operations and exceeding financial targets. DIGNITY. Stuart Lord is an optimist. HONOR. He sees possibility. RESPECT. He believes we can do more, be more. LOVE. He says: “We are too good not to be...
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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Dr. Ray Blanchard, inspirational teacher, seminar leader, consultant and award winning media producer. He is the creator of eight inspirational movies and numerous motivational DVDs, including THE ANSWER To Absolutely Everything, with one documentary story winning CNN’s 2009 Hero Award. Leading together is the only way forward. The new leader has the courage to follow his or her calling and help ...
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January 22, 2021 56 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Denise Brosseau, author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader? She is CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, and co-founder of Springboard, the startup launch pad that has facilitated over $6 billion in funding for women entrepreneurs. Her clients include leaders from Apple, Genentech, and Morgan Stanley, as well as startup CEOs, partners in professional service firms, and nonprofit executives. Fifteen years ago Denise ...
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January 15, 2021 55 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Riane Eisler, bestselling author of The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics; The Chalice & the Blade and The Power of Partnership. Riane recognizes, Our nation and our world are hungry for new ways of thinking. She sees opportunity for a sympathetic world by creating caring societies working through the economic system. And as long as caring is off the economic scale, it's not realis...
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January 8, 2021 53 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Dr. Ken Druck, author, speaker, & coach, and a lifeline to thousands of individuals, families, communities & organizations he's helped through tragic loss. He wrote The Real Rules of Life: Balancing Life’s Terms with Your Own; & just released, Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined. Ken knows courage. His journey through tragedy after the death of his daughter Jenna led him to...
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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Anat Baniel, best-selling author of Move Into Life: The Nine Essentials for Lifelong Vitality, & Kids Beyond Limits. Movement is the language of the brain...any part of the body that does not have movement, the brain does not recognize. Anat Baniel, founder of the “Neuromovement© Revolution,” has uncovered the nine essentials the brain requires to transform pain & limitation into vitality, wel...
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December 25, 2020 56 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Eric Saperston, Chief Creative Officer of Live In Wonder. He is a storyteller, speaker, author, and passionate about bridging the wisdom gap between young people and elders. Wisdom lives with all of life’s experience and Eric is on a mission to capture it and share it with the world. His journey into “what’s it all about”, became a quest to inspire people to wake up to life & all of the possibilitie...
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December 18, 2020 54 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes James O’Dea, international peace activist and author. He is the former Washington D.C. Office Director of Amnesty International. He is Co-Director of the Social Healing Project, and extended faculty and past president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. His newest book has just been released: Cultivating Peace: Becoming a 21st-Century Peace Ambassador. “We are in an evolution of consciousness and the time ...
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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Alan Cohen, author, speaker and teacher dedicated to helping you reveal your own deep well of wisdom, your genius. His work inspires us to consider “the life well-lived,” & offers ways to live it ourselves. He teaches how to extract lessons from the practical experiences of daily living, & find beauty in the seeming mundane. Alan tells us “You deserve far more than you have been settling for. Rather...
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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Dr. Ray Blanchard, inspirational teacher, seminar leader, consultant and award winning media producer. He is the creator of eight inspirational movies and numerous motivational DVDs, including THE ANSWER To Absolutely Everything, with one documentary story winning CNN’s 2009 Hero Award. Leading together is the only way forward. The new leader has the courage to follow his or her calling and help others ...
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November 27, 2020 56 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Steve Farber, president & founder Extreme Leadership. Best-selling author: Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson In Leadership & The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership. Steve Farber had to make a change. His successful Wall Street business was killing him - physically & emotionally. Fast-forward to today with a successful business advising leaders on Wall Street & ...
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November 20, 2020 55 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes John Renesch, global futurist, humanitarian, & author, passionate about business, human consciousness & possible scenarios for our future. His latest book The Great Growing Up: Being Responsible for Humanity’s Future is Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 Grand Prize winner. A businessperson & CEO who started, ran, & sold enterprises, John says commerce is key in shifting human consciousn...
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November 13, 2020 52 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Sandra Joseph, a history-making Broadway star turned author and speaker. For nearly a decade, she played one of the best-known roles in Broadway history: Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. Her new book is Unmasking What Matters: 10 Life Lessons from 10 Years on Broadway. Sandra’s extraordinary journey includes transforming her own life from being too afraid to sing in public (yes, really!) to beco...
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November 6, 2020 53 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Christian author, speaker, and ordained minister Beth Misner. Beth is founder and current director of the Journey Center of Claremont, a Christ-based center for spirituality, healing & wholeness. She is Corporate Vice Chair of BNI (Business Network International), & Co-Founder of BNI Foundation. Beth’s approach to spirituality invites conversation to explore, rather than divide with dogma. She was...
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October 23, 2020 53 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Sonia Choquette, spiritual teacher, six-sensory consultant, transformational guide, & author of 19 best sellers on intuitive awakening & transformational capabilities. Our sixth sense, intuition, is our “first sense.” It is the conscious intelligence of our heart…many of us ignore its wisdom. We disregard our knowing in favor of the facts. Urgency addicted, we miss opportunities to create connect...
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October 16, 2020 55 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Kute Blackson, a unique visionary in the world of human potential. His book You.Are.The.One. is a compassionate, no holds barred approach to living life: a bold adventure, on purpose. Who do you think you are? We’ve all heard this from someone chastising us for thinking big or questioning reality. Kute Blackson really wants to know your answer. “Who you think you are” will shape the life you live. Kute’s vi...
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October 9, 2020 55 min
Cheryl Esposito welcomes Dr. Anita Sanchez, Aztec and Mexican-American thought leader, global business consultant, and author of The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times. Wisdom is speaking...can you hear it? Have you allowed yourself the quiet to listen for wisdom in you, wisdom of lineage, wisdom of humanity? Never in human history have we had access to so much information, and so little of the wisdom we crave....
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