What's Your Why

What's Your Why

What's Your Why Showcasing the Greatness of People Through Their Life Stories We are developing insightful episodes that will capture the lives of extraordinary people to create connection, alignment, and inspiration for our listeners.

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June 22, 2022 29 min

Join us again this week for an amazing conversation with a legend in the industry. Please welcome Louise Serio.

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Please enjoy this week's episode presented by the Saratoga Horse Show Women In Business Spectacular with special guests Brooke Baldwin-Degrazia, Jennifer Hannon and Patricia Griffith.

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Thank you so much for joining us today for another episode of What's Your Why. I'm not sure if you've had a chance to tap into our latest episode launch just last week, the brainchild of an exciting collaboration between What's Your Why? and Saratoga Horse Shows, which supports an event aptly named the Women in Business Spectacular.

The Women in Business Spectacular is an equestrian competition, which happens from J...

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The Saratoga WIB (Women In Business) Spectacular is the first ever horse show created by women, operated by women, benefitting women’s health and showcasing women in business. Open to all competitors, both men and women, in the equestrian community, this one-of-a-kind extraordinary event is one you will not want to miss. 

Please enjoy the first in a series of 6 podcast episodes for the WIB. Heather Briggs starts off the series!

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In this episode, we were fortunate to interview Jayne Pritchard, a news anchor at CTV News in Barrie and an author. Jayne talks about her journey through breast cancer and her recent book After the Diagnosis - One Woman's Story of Overcoming Setbacks

An excerpt from Jayne's book:

My name is Jayne Pritchard. You might recognize me as one of the news anchors from CTV News in Barrie. I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and have w...

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April 30, 2022 52 min

Hi, everyone. Thanks for joining me again for another episode of What's Your Why. Over the past few weeks, I had the wonderful opportunity of sitting down with a gentleman named Charlie Moorcroft, a name that may be familiar to some of you, but for others, maybe not - so please allow me. Charlie is a wonderful soul, who is most prominently known as an equestrian trainer to the stars, most notably their kids. He also has a "...

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March 16, 2022 42 min

And we are back! In today's episode, Helen sits down with long-time friend Meaghan Douglas, M.Ed.

More about Meaghan Douglas, M.Ed.

Meaghan’s experience living on both the east and west coasts throughout her life introduced her to the amazing country that is Canada. She brings 15 years of experience as an educator and 10 years as a counsellor in both the private and public sectors. Her previous role as vice president of a health...

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November 17, 2021 79 min

Welcome to another episode of What’s Your Why, where we sit down with the esteemed Lenore Phillips. Lenore is known for many things, but most widely, being the current president of a little company called Phelps Media Group. PMG is an International leader in sports media renowned for and specializing in sports branding, public relations, event coverage, media strategy web design and social media.

I start out our conversation by draw...

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October 16, 2021 48 min

What’s Your Why is a passion project for us and one that we are so excited to keep bringing you. Our stories are very different, but our What’s Your Why story is similar to that of our next guest. It's similar, in that we will continue to serve our passion project with fingers crossed that our hard work and effort pay off and we continue to gain ground doing something we love. Fame and fortune wouldn’t be bad additions to the s...

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September 15, 2021 41 min

Hi everyone, thank you for joining me for another episode of What’s your Why.  As you know, we launch a new episode every month.  And we’re continuing to connect with inspirational, motivational people to hear more about their life stories.  We use those stories to tap into our own thoughts and feelings for personal and professional success and growth.  Our goal is to share these with you, our listeners, in an effort and hope that ...

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Thank you for joining, and lending us your ears, hearts and minds for another episode of What’s Your Why.

Heather and I were recently given the opportunity to remotely catch up with the amazing ladies of C-6 Equestrian.  A collaboration of inspirational women, designed to foster a community of like-minded individuals.

Dr. Jenny Susser, an acclaimed Sport & Performance Psychologist, Mette Larsen, USDF Silver Medalist and accompl...

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July 15, 2021 57 min

We are beyond excited to share today's guest with you! In this episode, she speaks of her incredible journey of self-discovery towards her own unique abilities, abilities that can be considered controversial, but in my opinion are welcome tools to finding, achieving, and sustaining direction in life balance. 

Sheila Trecartin is internationally renowned and specializes in animal communication, mediumship and intuitive business ...

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Welcome to another episode of What's Your Why, we appreciate your ears and your time, and we hope to continue bringing you the inspiration and motivation that you seek.

We've said it before, and we have hit the jackpot again, with our lovely guest in today’s episode. Piper Klemm is a successful amateur rider with an anything but amateur career. It started with falling in love with horses, followed by a top of the class PhD ...

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When Heather and I first began developing this podcast, we wanted to create a theme that would serve more than one purpose.  The first was of course to set the stage and create a baseline for our subject matter but the second was a little more selfish.  We wanted to light a beacon, actually light a beacon to highlight people with stories that would resonate with us, and also our listeners.  Stories that would provoke new skills, ne...

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We are thrilled to bring you this episode of What's Your Why? introducing Armand Leone. If you feel like somewhere in the nether regions of your brain, you recognize this name, you'll not be surprised when I say you are right. If you're involved in the equine industry at all, you most likely do.

Armand Leone is the oldest of the brothers' Leone, which encompasses Peter and Mark, after him, who have each led successf...

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March 15, 2021 51 min

When fierce professionals and industry leaders in their own right join together in business, it is bound to create a force to be reckoned with. And that’s exactly what happened when Jennifer Ward and Jennifer Wood joined together and launched Jump Media LLC, one of the largest comprehensive public relations agencies in North America. Powerhouses in their own right and beyond comparison when teamed up together, these ladies are resp...

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Hi everyone!  Thank you again for sharing your time with me and for tuning in to this very special surprise episode with ALI SWEENEY!

Alison Sweeney started her impressive acting career with a Kodak commercial when she was just 4 years old.  As her story goes, she quickly fell in love with acting and headed down the path of her extensive and diverse career. 

Ali started out on a little daytime soap called Days of our Lives when she...

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February 15, 2021 68 min

In today’s episode, we talk with Tonya Johnston, a Mental Skills Coach and author who works with riders all over the world specializing in equestrian athletes of all disciplines.

In addition to authoring a successful publication called Inside Your Ride, Tonya also works with individual clients of all ages, she conducts mental training clinics at private facilities and works with academic equestrian teams as well. If that weren’t en...

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January 15, 2021 94 min

Inspiration is to spur on, motivate, or impel, to influence, incite, and infuse.  These are all fitting characteristics of my friend R Scot Evans.  

Scot and I met many years ago while both active in the horse show scene.  He was supporting a high-performance farm at a prestigious equestrian competition and I was managing the operations at one of the competition rings.  Upon introduction, I immediately felt a kinship for him and we...

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December 31, 2020 5 min

Hi everyone. Thanks so much for joining me today.

I hope that you find this brief message worthy of your time and energy. I certainly have been looking forward to sharing it with you. Firstly on a side note, Heather, the show's producer, and I were recently chatting about what our listeners might like to hear and what direction they would like to see What's Your Why head in for 2021. We do have a few ideas up our sleeves, b...

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