The High Functioning Hotspot

The High Functioning Hotspot

Would you like to have a good friend who is a successful psychologist for high functioning people? Maybe hear some of her best tips for free or listen along as she shares her ideas with experts interesting and successful high functioning people? Then you'll love The High Functioning Hotspot! Psychologists use the term ""high functioning"" to describe smart, capable people who go beyond meeting their own basic needs like food, clothing, shelter, and having at least a few decent relationships. These are people who don’t typically need to see a psychologist. But they often choose to as they work toward their very best possible self. High functioning people are the specialty of Dr. Chloe Carmichael, a clinical psychologist and your host of the program. She and her guests will teach you techniques to help manage stress, improve relationships, meet goals, and other skills high functioning people have mastered. After listening, you might even realize you’re a high functioning person yourself!

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May 3, 2022 29 min

Jennifer L. Scott is the New York Times bestselling author of the Madame Chic series, get to know her in this episode of the High Functioning Hotspot!

This episode’s guest is Jennifer L. Scott, she is also known as the Daily Connoisseur on YouTube. She is a New York Times bestselling author. Her most notable works are the Madame Chic series, the first of which she self-published. The success and recognition of her first book attr...

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Meredith Arthur works in Pinterest's in-house product incubator, but before that, she had a colorful career. She is also a wife and a mom. Learn more in this episode!

My next guest for the podcast is Meredith Arthur. We met while working for an emerging product launch for Pinterest live and I am very lucky to have had the opportunity of interviewing her and getting to know her better.

She shared her career journey including ju...

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Ever wonder what it’s like to be a professional photographer? Find out in this interview with New York City photographer, Sophie Sahara!

My guest for today is an incredible photographer based in New York City. You may have seen some of her work with me on my Instagram feed as I have been so lucky to have been photographed by her! So, I asked if I could interview her for my podcast!

Tune in to this episode to know more about Sophi...

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Teacher, acrobatic dancer, and author. Walk through David Paris’ High Functioning journey with me on this episode!

I have a very inspiring guest for the latest episode of the High Functioning Hotspot. I have with me David Paris! He is a middle school teacher in New York but he is also an acrobatic dancer. In fact, he, along with his partner, was a finalist on America’s Got Talent!

He has also written a number of books, one of which...

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David started two companies, his first one, Trade Ideas, has a revenue of $11 million. Then in 2019, he started Avid Vine, how did he do it?

I connected with David Aferiat through the Entrepreneurs' Organization. He currently owns 2 companies, the first one Trade Ideas he and two partners (friends from college) started in 2003 and had a revenue of $11 million in 2020. His second company is called Avid Vines, which he started...

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Starting a company is difficult on its own, so is having a young family. But starting a company with a young family, how did Galit Bar-Tal do it?

I connected with Galit through the Entrepreneur's Organization where every month, a couple of us would meet and talk about business and personal life challenges. One of the things brought up was about juggling motherhood and being a business owner.

Galit is the CEO and owner of the S...

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Nichol Bradford's vision for technology's role in our lives is far more than making our lives easier, tune in to find out more!



This episode’s guest is Nichol Bradford, a Founder, CEO, and Transformative Technology Pioneer. She has an interest in the role of technology as a support to lives in order to reach peak human potential as opposed to human dependency towards technology.

Prior to her involvement with Transfo...

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New York Times best-selling author and serial entrepreneur, Dave Kerpen, shares with us how he started writing his first book and more. Tune in!



The brain of four businesses and several books, Dave Kerpen sat down with me for a virtual interview in this episode of The High Functioning Hotspot! His first business, Likeable, being a big success eventually set the backdrop for his first book.

Listen to this episode for Dave’s ...

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In this episode, we get to discuss Gregory Foreman’s unique perspective on current social issues, so tune in!

We have Gregory Foreman for this episode of the High Functioning Hotspot. You may know him from his YouTube channel the Black Conservative Perspective. We discussed how he came into his own beliefs from his earlier years with his family, young adulthood, and then today. He started a YouTube channel, now with 180,000 subscr...

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I had the opportunity to have a virtual sit-down with Robert Glazer and picked his brain on growing a business!

Robert Glazer is author of Friday Forward, an inspirational newsletter that reaches over 200,000 readers worldwide each week, and the #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of several books, including Elevate, Friday Forward and How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace. He is also a global keynote speaker who has spoken...

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Kenny Xu shares with us what his latest book is all about and the discrimination against Asian Americans in college admissions.

We have Kenny Xu today, the president of a nonprofit organization called “Color Us United” which advocates for an America that is not divided by race, gender, or religion. His book titled “An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy” discusses just that ...

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August 25, 2021 45 min

Brian Carenard, aka “Saigon”, has released his autobiography and we discuss it in this episode of the High Functioning Hotspot!

I have known our guest for this episode during my short appearance in Love & Hip Hop New York a few years ago. Brian Carenard, also known as “Saigon”, has released an autobiography series entitled “Pain Peace & Prosperity” and I have asked him to be on the High Functioning Hotspot to talk all abou...

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August 1, 2021 36 min

Money management is never an easy task but when you no longer have a choice, will you fail or will you become an expert yourself?

This episode’s guest is Barbara Huson. She grew up not knowing much about money despite her father being the “R” in H&R Block, the $4.2 billion publicly traded company. After experiencing financial trouble she finally let go of her intimidation with handling money and became financially independent.

O...

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Many people who start a private practice don't do very well but Vanessa thrived in all her fields; find out her secret!

Making a career change isn’t the easiest task, finding success again in your next career is even harder! Vanessa Smith Bennett, our guest for this episode, was a marketing manager and made a career switch and found success as a private practice therapist.

We discuss her experiences as a therapist and her advice...

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Jim McCann, founder and chairman of 1-800-Flowers.com shares about how he grew, celebrating mistakes, and balancing family with work.

Jim McCann started out in social services moonlighting as a bartender until he opened his first retail florist shop in Manhattan.  More than 40 years later, he continues to change the way we connect, express, and celebrate.

We discuss his early start in business with a young family juggling work and f...

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Pitch Publicity’s Amy Summers herself will walk us through what we need to do for your next virtual presentation!

This past year, we have sat in front of our computer screens and cameras for almost everything: interviews, meetings, and even for television guest appearances. We are lucky to have Amy Summers for another episode to give us advice for our next virtual presentation!

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    Amy Summers recalls for us how she came upon public relations, what attracted her to it, and how she built a company from the ground up.

    In this episode, we have the talented Amy Summers as a guest. She recalls for us how, as a high school senior, she came upon public relations as a career and ended up doing professionally after taking it as a major during college.

    Listen in as Amy shares the challenges she has overcome with the exp...

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    Listen to this episode for Jahan Kalantar's insight on the intricacies of the legal landscape when it comes to mental health.

    In this episode of the High Functioning Hotspot, we have with us Jahan Kalantar. He shares with us the beginnings of his legal practice and how he began considering himself as the "little guy lawyer."

    We also walk through the different scenarios where legal action and mental health are deeply int...

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    From Navy SEAL to author-entrepreneur, we hear what it’s like to navigate life through the perspective of Brandon Webb.

    When did you start to realize that there is something special about you? That you got that extra edge? Listen in and hear what it took our guest to become highly successful in multiple, seemingly polar opposite fields!

    We have Brandon Webb with us today. At 16, he left to join the U.S. Navy and later become a Navy...

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    April 13, 2021 30 min

    Breathing is often overlooked as something that automatically happens but Jen breaks down the real power our breath holds.

    Jen Broyles is a Holistic Health Coach who specializes in gut health, and chronic stress and anxiety. She is also a breathwork coach and emphasizes the relationship between breathing and stress and how one affects the other.

    We also lightly touch upon her journey into becoming a holistic health coach and how sh...

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