What is inclusion branding and why is it important for corporations? In this special episode, Debra is joined by her producer Doug Foresta as she discusses takeaways from her new book "Inclusion Branding" and how corporations can create inclusive marketing that creates a high return on investment. Discover how to create communities, engage influencers and maximize your social media and marketing efforts.
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How do we fully value the social good that people do in the world? Debra is joined by her producer, Doug Foresta, in a conversation about being paid well for social good and why we should invest in work that empowers and uplifts others and the payoff for making those investments. They explore how to get past fear and dysfunctional narratives in order to keep the focus on doing the right thing for your brand and stakeholders.
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Stephen J Wampler joins the program to discuss the creation of "Camp Wamp", which encourages teamwork, empowers kids with physical disabilities to experience the great outdoors, and creates memories that last a lifetime.
Jeff Mayerson joins the program to discuss his Wolves Basketball Academy, which provides a friendly and fun environment for children with special needs to learn the fundamentals of basketball as well as play on a team. Discover the benefits and importance of ensuring that sports are truly accessible to all.
Digital transformation consultant Christopher Joynson and Rob Price, COO for Worldline UK&I, join the program to discuss the importance of inclusion in a digital society. They share their thoughts about the "digital divide", the cost of that divide, and how technology can be used to add value to companies and people.
Ian Kremer, Executive Director of Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer's Disease, joins the program to discuss some of the potential causes, progression and treatment options for those affected by Alzheimer's. He also shares the some of the most exciting investments in research that are currently underway.
John Little has been a business builder, entrepreneur, mentor, facilitator and motivator for the last 30 years. On today's episode, he shares his conviction about ensuring equal access to opportunities for persons with disabilities. John also reveals that he is was able to achieve success not in spite of his disability, but because of it, and how having a disability can make you a better entrepreneur and creative problem solver.
Suzanne Colbert from the Australian Network on Disability joins the program to discuss the efforts that they are engaging in to increase disability and inclusion access in Australia. Suzanne also shares her thoughts about what needs to happen in order to ensure the inclusion and retention of persons with disabilities in all businesses.
Steven AJ Cox, Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador at Fujitsu, joins the program to discuss how he has been able to help embed a more inclusive culture and how technological advances in automation and artificial intelligence impact the modern workforce.
Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer, and Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, joins the program for this special 100th edition of Human Potential at Work. Vint discusses how he came to co-create the architecture of the internet and shares his thoughts about the current state of technology and the internet including machine learning, how technology enables him to work, and the interplay between the internet and smartphones. Discover the work that Vint is doing to help make the internet more useful and accessible.
In this episode, Debra is joined by Doug Foresta, producer of Human Potential at Work, and Christina Block, who does prison ministry work. Discover the need for prison reform, why persons with disabilities can end up in the prison system, and what needs to happen in order to help bring out the full human potential of ex-offenders.
Nipun Malhotra joins the program from India to discuss his journey of being diagnosed with a disability called arthrogryposis which causes the muscles in the arms and legs to be underdeveloped. Nipun shares how he decided to sit up for his rights in 2012, starting the Nipman Foundation that works in the area of health and advocacy for Persons with Disabilities.
Joyce Bender from Bender Consulting Services discusses the efforts that she has made in providing employers with reliable talent, as well as giving well-trained individuals with disabilities the chance to display their abilities and enhance their lives through solid careers. Joyce also shares how she is using her program "Disability Matters" to document the history of the disability community.
TEDx speaker Kate Nicholson discusses her journey with chronic pain, and how opioid treatment helped her in her healing process. Kate discusses how, on the right dose of pain medicine, she drafted the current regulations under the ADA, coordinated with the White House and supervised thousands of cases by hundreds of attorneys across the country from a screen and well-camouflaged bed.
Kate shares her thoughts on opioid treatment for chronic pain and the need to factor in the needs of those with chronic pain in the conversation around opioids and addiction.
This episode features a 3 way conversation with Debra, her producer Doug Foresta, and Paige Mayer from Eturi as they discuss the challenges and opportunities that arise from parenting in the digital age. Paige discusses the benefits of Eturi's parental control app "Our Pact" which allows users to locate their children and block screen time on mobile devices. Doug shares stories from his experience with his 12 year old son, and Debra reveals the challenges she has had negotiating mobile phone usage with her daughter. Discover why these digital challenges are ones that we all face, and how we can both enjoy the benefits of technology and set healthy limits to ensure that we are living a full life.
Nurse Practitioner and podcaster Cindy Kennedy joins the program to discuss her journey of living with chronic Lyme Disease and the challenges that she had to overcome in getting diagnosed and finding the appropriate treatment. Cindy shares tips for diagnosis and treatment, and shares advise for those who may be experiencing disabling symptoms as a result of the disease.
Ryan Eder, Founder and CEO of IncludeFitness™, shares the work that his company is doing digitizing physical medicine, rehabilitation and wellness to achieve better outcomes at lower costs.
Debra is joined by Doug Foresta, producer of Human Potential at Work, as they reflect on what they are most grateful for over the past year. Doug and Debra also discuss the evolution of the show, and where they see the program heading over the next year. Discover some of the biggest takeaways from the past year's episodes and topics.
Claudia Guardiola from Movimiento Congruencia joins the program to discuss the initiatives that they are taking to help increase disability inclusion in Mexico, and to make sure that people with disabilities are included in the conversation. Discover how they are sharing best practices with other countries and which companies are leading the way when it comes to B2B disability inclusion in Mexico.
David Bray and Mei Lin Fung from People Centered Internet join the program to discuss how the internet can be used for social good and the efforts they are making to help billions of new users connect to the internet. Discover a broader definition of accessibility and the importance of how the internet can be used to bring people together and how the private sector, public sector and individuals can combine forces to humanize the internet.
Richard Schatzberg, Advisory Board Chair for Ruh Global, discusses his thoughts about the need to unite the disability community, and the role that social media can play in doing so. Richard also shares why he thinks it is crucial to make the business case for engaging the disability community, and gives some examples of brands who are doing this effectively, and the payoff for their efforts.