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Catch Fire Show
52 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Clear Air Waves with GeNella McCrary
GeNella McCrary is a content creator, technologist, and cosmetologist. She has also made a recent career transition from radio to tech.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/catchfireshow)
54 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Common Good with Léonce B. Crump Jr.
Léonce B. Crump Jr. is no stranger to expectations. He grew up competing as an athlete and played college football at The University of Oklahoma, while majoring in Political Science, before joining the NFL. After a short NFL career, he became a community leader and pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta.This week Léonce joins us to explore the messy tensions of leading a diverse group through culture, political, and socioeconomic tensions toward a vision of unity.*ABOUT THE SHOW*Can’t decide on a career path? We help people looking for success outside traditional paths!Helping people who are looking for success outside the traditional paths!Career tips, profiles, & success inspiration.We create exclusive content for you to find your fire and live for it.LEARN MORE👇http://getcatchfire.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/catchfireshow)
45 minutes | Feb 7, 2021
Making it Up as We Go
Beth Laing joins us to talk about her success in the Software Engineering space after a successful career pivot from journalism.Catch Fire Show helps people who are looking for success outside the traditional paths!Career tips, profiles, job board, & success inspiration.We create exclusive content for you to find your fire and live for it.LEARN MORE👇https://catchfire.showJOB OPPORTUNITIES👇https://catchfire.show/jobsSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/catchfireshow)
44 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Upper Limit with Dr. Jeremy Bedenbaug
Catch Fire Show offers exclusive content for you to find your fire and live for it. We gather with passionate people gather to share their adventures on uncommon paths."We know what the lower limit of human beings are and the depravity people can sink to. We don't have any grasp on what the upper limit on a human being is, and that's exciting."— Jeremy Bedenbaug*EPISODE DETAILS**Dr. Jeremy Bedenbaug, Founder & CEO of Recreate Solutions helping leaders and organizations get started, get healthy and get unstuck. Recreate offers coaching and fractional executive services that support organizations large and small.To dive deeper, join Jeremy for the 21 day MAKE IT COUNT Challenge starting Monday, February 1.Signup now >>Learn more...https://www.recreate-solutions.comhttps://catchfire.showLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/catchfireshow)
32 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
Move Towards Love with Zach Thomas
What really matters in life? When you are 85 and sitting in your rocking chair, what will you be thinking about? Our guests share his inkling about this question:"What did I do with the time, money, and resources I was given to make a difference in people's lives? That's all, that's really gonna matter."This week we are joined by Zach Thomas, an entrepreneur, author, and veteran of the Army Rangers. Zach graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served his country as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer. He has started multiple companies and been featured in Newsweek Magazine and on Good Morning America. He is the Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A franchise in Rockmart, Georgia where he is very involved in his community.Join us in this episode to hear about Zach's legacy to date and how he is shaping his lift to be a strong leader and better human. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
40 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Starting an Underwear Company with John Pa
How do you find people that are both talented and excited about what they do? Often, their stories are marked by twists and turns. John is a serial entrepreneur who dropped out of Seminary and was fired from his internship as a minister. What makes John remarkable is the wake of grace he leaves in both his successes and failures. Join us to learn about starting an underwear company or starting a company in your underwear. Either sounds fun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17 minutes | Dec 5, 2020
Culture as the Foundation with Laura Tromben
Laura to joins us to share about her heritage, career journey, and current adventures.
15 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
Using Theater for Writing Code with Jocelyn Matsuo
Jocelyn joins us to talk about how she uses her training in acting as a software engineer.
15 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
The Power of Community with Darnell J. Brown
Darnell joins us for Friendsgiving to share Simply Foster.
17 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
The Front Lines of Compassion with Jonathan F. Block
Jonathan F. Block joins us to share about his why as a leader and advice he got from former President George W. Bush."...go be on the front lines of compassion, go and seek and do."
41 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
New Ventures with Keina Newell
What is the barrier to starting a new venture? How do you pivot from education to entrepreneurship?We are so excited for Keina to join the show. She is a learner, teacher, girl boss, and all-around fantastic person.Keina works with passionate and hardworking single women who need help creating clear financial goals so that they can save more, pay off debt, and stress less about money.
47 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Here's to the Crazy Ones with Tyler Huckabee
What is the difference between complaining and holding people accountable? It is not the most light-hearted question, and our conversation with Tyler is not short of other lighter-hearted moments.Tyler Huckabee is RELEVANT's executive editor. He lives in Nashville with his wife, dog, and Twitter account. Tyler shares about his service of people who feel crazy, creating meaningful space in a digital world, and three filters that guide is creating.Tyler is no stranger to podcasting, contributing to both RELEVANT's podcast as well as Cape Town.What are we reading?This week we discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. It's a memoir the publisher summarizes well:"At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next, he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated."
36 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Succeed Outside Yourself with Jeff Pawlow
What if you got hit by a bus? Would your work and organization be able to continue? Today Jeff Pawlow joins us and shares the importance of building your organization to succeed outside of yourself.As the Founder and Managing Shareholder of The Growth Partnership, Jeff leads a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to helping their clients succeed as business owners.He has repeatedly been named one of the profession's "Top 100 Most Influential People" by Accounting Today. Currently, the client "footprint" of The Growth Partnership consists of 452 accounting firms in the United States – including 56 of the Accounting Today "Top 100" firms"; 39 associations/state societies; and 13 international firms.Jeff currently resides in suburban St. Louis with his wife Cindy and their four children. In his free time, Jeff enjoys escaping to his family retreat in remote McCloud, CA, and serving as the "voice" of the St. Louis University High School and Affton Americans hockey teams.What are we reading?Today's book is How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen. Clayton is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Simon shares how this book has impacted his life as well as shaping Catch Fire Show.
48 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
The Super Power of Empathy with Darren Jxn
Darren Jxn joins the show this week with a genuinely unique path. He is a co-founder of Create a Loop, an organization that teaches kids to code. Darren is also the co-founder and CEO of All Black Creatives, a community, and agency celebrating black artists and helping brands celebrate with them. On the show, he shares with us about empowering people through leadership, protesting, celebration, and tension between creativity and computer science. We also discuss his vision for the future of designers and organization's belief that black is the future. What stood out most is the community around his organization and their superpower: empathy.What are we reading?Each episode of season two highlights a book that has been impactful to the folks around our show. This week's book is Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration. Specifically, we dive into author Ed Catmull's thoughts on the Brain Trust he facilitates at Pixar.Like our Music?TP7 provides music for Catch Fire Show. You can find his work on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms.Don’t Miss OutSubscribe to our email list, so you never miss an episode or update.
46 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Giving Back with Sheila Burkett
When we consider leaders, it is easy to folks on their power, responsibility, and capability. In this episode, our guest, Sheila Burkett, frames leadership in terms of giving back. Sheila suggests that leadership is giving of your time, talent, and treasure.Sheila Burkett is the Founder and CEO at a successful St. Louis interactive agency, an advocate for women in technology, and a dynamic networker. Combining her business and technology experience, Sheila Burkett helped start Spry Digital in April 2010 along with her three partners. As CEO of Spry Digital, Sheila believes that every organization, regardless of size, be able to afford and maintain a robust presence and technology platform that contributes towards their business objectives. Spry Digital bases its work on providing the highest quality, customized, and scalable solution for every client.Prior to Spry Digital, Sheila was a partner at Edward Jones with over twenty years of experience in their Information Systems division. At Edward Jones, she was the Sr. Director and Partner responsible for leading the strategic technology planning process, Project Management Office, IS Internal Controls, and executed a worldwide communication effort on the vision for technology at Edward Jones. What are we reading?This season we are sharing books that help us lead ourselves and others. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Dan and Chip Heath, has made an impact on my life and leadership. The book presents filters to make ideas “stickie” and we will talk specifically about the Commander Intent filter on the show.Like our Music?TP7 provides music for Catch Fire Show. You can find his work on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms.Don’t Miss OutSubscribe to our email list, so you never miss an episode or update.
24 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
Motivation Code with Todd Henry
Are you in search of the perfect job? The perfect tasks to fit your passion?This week Todd Henry, a five-time author and founder of The Accidental Creative, challenges us with our idea of the perfect job. He believes a myth that our society holds is that we will find tasks that we will enjoy all day. Todd thinks the ideal job is the job one that enables you to achieve the outcome you desire, even if you don't love all the tasks that you have to do all day. His challenge:"What if you brought your motivation to your tasks instead of relying on your tasks to bring you motivation?"Todd's new book, The Motivation Code, aims to help each of us discover the hidden forces that drive our best work. The research in The Motivation Code began in the late 1960s and includes the largest repository of achievement stories in human history.Like our Music?TP7 provides music for Catch Fire Show. You can find his work on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms.Don’t Miss OutSubscribe to our email list, so you never miss an episode or update.
50 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
All About Love with Courtney Orlando
How do you follow up from a Grammy? That’s the question we pose to our first guest of Catch Fire Show: Season Two, Courtney Orlando. The answer may not be what you expect.In this episode, Courtney Orlando tells his story of winning a Grammy award and the struggles that followed. His story weaves through heartbreak—illness, depression, death of loved ones—and coming back to a place he never thought he would be in creating new music to share with the world.You can find his new single, “Me,” as well as the song played on today’s show, “Anti-Hero” on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you get your music.What are We Reading?A new feature for Season Two is a book of the week. This week’s book is a new release from Todd Henry, a five-time author and founder of The Accidental Creative, The Motivation Code. The book aims to help each of us discover the hidden forces that drive our best work. The research in The Motivation Code began in the late 1960’s and includes the largest repository of achievement stories in human history. To learn more, head to motivationcode.com and tune in next week as Todd will be our guest for episode 2.Like our Music?TP7 provides music for Catch Fire Show. You can find his work on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms.Don’t Miss OutSubscribe to our email list, so you never miss an episode or update.
2 minutes | Sep 19, 2020
Season 2 Preview
Listen to the adventure. Season 2 begins October 7. Subscribe now: https://catchfire.show/#subscribeJoin the conversation.The conversation continues on our Facebook Group. Join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/catch.fire.show
4 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
Just Getting Started
The show just surpassed 1k downloads and we are hard at work on Season 2. Follow us on Instagram to learn more about the Season 2 faculty:https://www.instagram.com/catch.fire.showWe'll see you October 7, 2020!
30 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Forecasting the Future with Tamarah Usher
Tamarah Usher is a passionate digital strategist, business architect, service designer, sustainability consultant, and certified a futurist. She serves as the Strategy Practice Lead at Slalom St. Louis. Tamarah's super strength is helping organizations make the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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