The Modern Independent

The Modern Independent

The Modern Independent is on a mission to assist modern independent workers in accelerating their growth, both personally and professionally. We provide our listeners with the necessary education, expert guidance, and inspiration to achieve greater financial freedom, fulfillment, and flexibility through their independent work.

Episodes

September 29, 2022 63 min

Meet Nancy Harris -- Nancy is a passionate leadership development coach specializing in diversity. She hosts a podcast called The Intersection where she discusses all things at the intersection of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. She is also an active facilitator, writer, and co-founder of DisruptHR Chicago.

As the founder of Restart Consulting, Nancy helps organizations develop inclusive cultures and leaders. She ...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated -- to inspiring, equipping, and empowering -- top independent workers to supercharge their careers -- and build more balanced lives.

Today, our Head of Community Jan Almasy is joined by Chris Donohoe. Join them as they unpack some of the key "aha moments" Chris realized along his journey of self-discovery and entrepreneurship.

Chris is a Career Coach, Facilitator, and ...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated -- to inspiring, equipping, and empowering -- top independent workers to supercharge their careers -- and build more balanced lives.

Today, our Head of Community Jan Almasy is joined by Larnell Vickers.

Larnell is a Career and Leadership coach that focuses on helping purpose-driven professionals define their next strategic career move in alignment with their goals, interest, an...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated -- to inspiring, equipping, and empowering -- top independent workers to supercharge their careers -- and build more balanced lives.

Today, Sam is excited to be joined by Kyle Westaway.

Kyle is a lawyer and the Founder and Managing Partner of Westway, a legal services firm he's been building for nearly 15 years. Kyle and Sam met two years ago and it was at that juncture tha...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Tania Bhattacharyya.
Her mission is to see women - who have been historically and systemically excluded from places of power and influence - build their own boardroom table/campfire circle.

She’s spent her proverbia...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Shannon Salentine. Shannon believes that when we bring our whole selves to serve the needs of our community and world, we leverage our strengths and humanity in a way that helps us live and lead fully with courage...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Leandra Peters. Leandra is powered by chai lattes, burritos, and California sunshine. She spends her days where financial education and helping others coalesce. Choosing to launch an Instagram and blog dedicated t...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Vivian Nunez. Vivian is a Writer, Ghostwriter, and Content Strategist based in Stamford, CT. Her clients have included Option B, Women@Forbes, FreshBellies, HelloFlo, wellness companies and a slew of top creat...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Claudia Richman. Claudia has 20+ years of experience focusing on helping growing entrepreneurial companies plan for and adapt to changes by designing structures, processes, and practices that move businesses f...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated -- to inspiring, equipping, and empowering -- top independent workers to supercharge their careers -- and build more balanced lives.

Today, Sam is excited to be joined by Dr. Donna Marino.

Donna is a Psychologist, author, and executive coach -- who has helped hundreds of executives and independent business builders -- to develop the empowering psychology to be more successful a...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Katie Gatti (aka Money With Katie) -- a quick learner, hard worker, and strong writer with a passion for making the complex simple and a track record of turning data-driven insights into compelling human-centered ...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Melissa Ripp -- a communications expert for purpose-driven brands and people. Mel is the founder of Peapod Marketing & PR.

Peapod focuses primarily on brand storytelling and messaging, content strategy and deve...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The 7 Figure Playbook, we will be joined by guest Dan Savage.

Dan Savage is the Vice President of Program Partnerships at Shift.org. After serving five years on active duty in the US Army as an infantry officer, Dan charted a new course building programs an...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Sam will be joined by guest Cathy Ach -- Cathy is an Executive Coach and Strategy Consultant with over 25 years of business experience and has worked both inside and outside of organizations with leaders at all levels. 

She is committed to pa...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Miles Anthony Smith -- Miles is a keynote speaker, author, and technology leader who helps organizations generate and nurture leads with advanced SEO & inbound marketing strategies.

During his entrepreneurial c...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

Today, I’m excited to be joined by Cat Coffrin. Cat is a strategic consultant who helps leaders and businesses illuminate the meaning in their work so they can amplify their impact in the world. Cat helps guide clients to elevate their brand strategy in a way that is authent...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Ashely Quinto Powell -- a sales wiz who’s passionate about self-advocacy, start-up founders, and mothers in the workplace.

Ashley is also a keynote speaker and subject matter expert on salary negotiation, community...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

Today, I’m excited to be joined by Travis Corrigan. Travis is someone Sam has known for nearly a decade. Sam has such respect for Travis’s skill set, that he has hired Travis as a product consultant to not one, but two companies. Travis’ superpower lies in helping businesses...

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Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated to inspiring, equipping, and empowering top independent workers to supercharge their careers and lives.

On this episode of The Launchpad, Jan will be joined by guest Catherine Zack-- a former corporate lawyer turned meditation & yoga teacher, relaxation guide, and mindfulness-based life coach.

Catherine began her career as a corporate litigator at a white-shoe, top-tier law...

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Today, I’m excited to be joined by Mark Rickmeir -- who, over the course of ten years, has not only built a leading custom software development agency but also prioritized the passion projects and personal pursuits that have made for an incredibly fulfilling life.

In today’s episode, we’re going to cover a host of topics:

  • Mark’s call to creativity (4:25)

  • How he’s balanced his professional life with passion projects and spending time w...
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