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Neuroversity provides a space to educate ourselves and others about neurodiversity, to elevate the experiences of the neurodivergent, to be a source of support for members and allies of this community, and to help move the culture towards valuing and including diverse neurological conditions. This is a space where questions are welcomed and encouraged and honoring individual experiences is the number one rule.
 
NYT bestselling author of Impossible Odds, Jessica Buchanan, along with fellow writer Jessica Kidwell, attempt to unpack the uncomfortable topics that nobody is talking about, but definitely should. With intention to hold real, authentic, conversation about EVERYTHING, the Two Jess(es) bring their humor and a healthy dose of self-deprecation to the table as they unpack issues relating to PTSD, grief, imposter syndrome, body image, middle age, the plight of the working mom and more.
 
We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more). Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and ...
 
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What does it even mean to be authentic? Most of us don't know, because, as executive coach, Erika Gerdes contends, how can we know what is authentic, if we don't really even know ourselves? Erika challenges the Two Jess(es) to move into a deeper space of true authenticity by recognizing our true identity and embracing ourselves and the awareness of…
 
With an admitted lack of knowledge on dyslexia, host Jessica Kidwell has a beginner's lesson on this disability with Lorraine Hightower, Certified Dyslexia Advocate and Consultant. In this episode we discuss: The definition of dyslexia and its prevalence The signs and indicators of dyslexia in preschool aged and older children Steps parents should …
 
Melisa Vong returns to the Foundr Podcast with her business partner Bryce Alderson to discuss Orphic Nutrition. Bryce is a former professional soccer player, and Melisa is a serial entrepreneur and cofounder of 2 multi-million dollar ecommerce brands. Four years ago, a catch-up over coffee led to the idea of building a nutrition business together. …
 
Dr. Robyn Hanley-Dafoe joins The Two Jess(es) for an authentic and vulnerable conversation about survival, and how equipped we as human beings are, to do hard things. Robyne did one of the hardest things she will ever have to do, and kicked her way out of a sinking car in the middle of a frozen lake during a blizzard outside of Ontario, Canada when…
 
You know that old Dean Martin song right? "It's the Holiday Season, (the holiday season) So whoop dee do, and dickery dock, and don't forget to.....check and see if your neurodiverse friends and family are ok." Well, that's how it SHOULD go. This week's episode highlights the ways that holiday gatherings can be particularly stressful for neurodiver…
 
Your relationship with a supplier is one of the most important aspects of running a business. That’s why we’re chatting with Kian Golzari, a sourcing specialist who has designed, developed, sourced, and manufactured over 2,500 products. Kian has manufactured products for the NBA, United Nations, Olympic Games, Ministry of Defense, and top athletes …
 
A deeply emotional memoir by a longtime ESPN writer about the suicide of his son Max and how their complicated relationship led him to see grief as love. In February 2015, Ivan Maisel received a call that would alter his life forever: his son Max’s car was found abandoned in a parking lot next to Lake Ontario. Two months and countless harrowing hou…
 
Hasna Nada is the mother of 14 year old autistic child. She has been a passionate advocate for the past 10 years bringing attention to the need for adequate services, more inclusion and genuine acceptance in Qatar for autistic individuals. Hasna is the founder and owner of Child Development Center, the first multidisciplinary therapy center for chi…
 
Melisa Vong believes that if you’re running an ecommerce business, you can’t ignore Amazon. Melisa started and sold 2 multi-million dollar brands using Amazon FBA’s infrastructure. Now she’s taking her successful strategies and sharing them on the Foundr platform with a new course on how to sell on Amazon. Listen to Nathan and Melisa discuss: How s…
 
What if...we turned immersive entertainment into our greatest tool for healing and growth? This is the question that drives Alex Kaplan every day, and what led him to form the non-profit Of Substance. By using story telling in the form of mini movies to deliver an immersive experience that heals through depicting addiction- the struggle and triumph…
 
Courtney Dios grew up with a learning difference in the 90s, and we talk about how she unlearned the messaging she had internalized that she was stupid and lazy, and has now come full circle teaching at the Shelton School, a world renowned school dedicated to designing and sharing the best educational practices for students with learning difference…
 
If you’ve never heard of Derral Eves, you’ve probably watched one of his hundreds of viral videos on YouTube. Derral currently owns 19 YouTube channels with “Gold Play Buttons” and collaborates with record-breaking YouTubers like Mr. Beast. Eves is a lifelong learner and created VidSummit 8 years ago as a conference specialized for YouTube professi…
 
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and in order to raise more awareness around the rising diagnosis of type I diabetes in children. The Two Jess(es) sit down with Nurse Practioner and certified diabetes care and education specialist, Ellie Kagan, for an incredibly informative conversation on type 1 diabetes and how it affects children wi…
 
"Autistic people have been misunderstood as long as autism has existed as a diagnosis and oftentimes, authors write about autism without autistic people’s input. So I wanted to refocus them as the center of their [own] narratives." -Eric Garcia, about his book, We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation In this episode, Eric and Jessica tal…
 
Adam D'Angelo was on the frontlines of the internet-startup boom. A passion for programming, which began in middle school, led him to work at Facebook in 2005 and launch Quora in 2009. Quora is a question and answer site that has 300 million visitors a month. He's experienced the highs and lows of the ever-evolving industry but is still motivated t…
 
In follow up of their first conversation with representatives from the Nicole Addimando Community Defense Committee, The Two Jess(es) talk with Justine van der Leun, investigative journalist and host of the true crime podcast, Believe Her, produced by Lemonada Media. Through this six part series, Justine explores true crime as it comes to us, upsid…
 
Faithe Raphael built a career in the music industry beginning in 1981 with the David Geffen company and then working for rock band, Aerosmith, as the band’s director of tour marketing, publicity, and promotion. Her experience with "Rock Stars" uniquely qualified her to identify talent and genius. So, when her seven year old son began having vocal a…
 
Thomas Tull didn’t know anything about Hollywood when he started Legendary Pictures. However, he did know how to build a financial model and reach the untapped market of comic book fans. Legendary Pictures has produced films such as The Dark Knight, The Hangover, and 300. Under Thomas' leadership, they became a disruptor in the film industry by foc…
 
When Karen Allen was 29 years old, she was a wife, a mother of a two year old, and had the whole wide world ahead of her. And then, it all fell apart- and in the space of a breath, her life was completely derailed, and a new one began, when an armed shooter walked into her husband's Crossfit studio, and shot him in the head, killing him instantly. …
 
This week on Neuroversity we are learning about Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) with Laura Baskall Smith MA CCC_SLP, aka @SLPmommyofapraxia. Despite being a practicing speech language pathologist, Laura's training wasn't enough for her to see the signs of apraxia in her own daughter. Once her daughter was diagnosed, Laura became an expert in CAS,…
 
JSHealth is one of the fastest-growing companies in Australia and sells a bottle of vitamins every 20 seconds. But for founder Jessica Sepel, JSHealth’s success is defined by how its products and philosophy change the lives of its customers. JSHealth began as a health and recipe blog Jessica started at university while studying nutrition. The blog'…
 
In this supportive, life-saving resource, the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift of Failure helps parents and educators understand the roots of substance abuse and identify who is most at risk for addiction, and offers practical steps for prevention. Jessica Lahey was born into a family with a long history of alcoholism and drug abuse. D…
 
In her collection of essays, "I Overcame My Autism And All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder", Sarah Kurchak shares her experiences growing up autistic, undiagnosed until adulthood, loved by two parents who were doing their best, and her career as a professional pillow fighter. She also offers insightful perspective on the importance of expandi…
 
Running a travel company in the middle of a global pandemic is not something Brian Kidwell would suggest for aspiring entrepreneurs. But Brian and his team were able to endure by trusting their product market fit and member base. Scott’s Cheap Flights started in 2015 when Brian teamed up with his cofounder, Scott Keyes, to build a flight-tracking t…
 
Meet Zach Gottlieb, the "TEEN Instagrammer" who is getting guys and other teens to talk about their mental health, in particular those issues related to male feelings and toxic masculinity. In this episode, the Two Jess(es) are blown away by this teen's articulate way of expressing his experiences and observations around his own mental health, as h…
 
After growing up around a failed family business, Verne Harnish was determined to use his experience to help young entrepreneurs succeed. 40 years later, he’s helped startups across the world scale to become multi-million dollar businesses and worked with some of the most famous entrepreneurs of our time. Verne, known as the "Growth Guy,” founded t…
 
Gila Pfeffer is more than just the mom who knew too much, she takes the bull by the horns in every part of life, including her health- and she was going to make damned sure she was going to laugh the whole time too! While in the throes of motherhood, Gila, who lost her mother and grandmother in their 40's from breast cancer, found out she did indee…
 
Tim Draper, one of the most successful venture capital investors on the planet, thinks all entrepreneurs should read science fiction. He believes anticipating what the world needs in 15 years is critical to creating an innovative business idea. As the founder of Draper Associates, DFJ, and Draper University, Draper has been an early investor in Tes…
 
Gabby started Catch of the Day in a garage with his brother in 2011. Within 4 years they were Australia’s most viewed online shopping site. Since then, Gabby and his brother have invested in 20 startups and are hungry for more opportunities. In this interview, Foundr CEO Nathan Chan sits down with Gabby to discuss: Starting his entrepreneurship jou…
 
Yep, that's right. The WeSTAT guest this week is JessK- and she is sharing her heart behind her newest project, Neuroversity Podcast- a solo podcast that aims to dive deeper into the areas of neurodivergence, giving a voice to those who might not normally get to speak up and speak out about neurodiversity and all that entails. This episode is infor…
 
This episode is a little different as the Two Jess(es) play a different role. JessK interviews JessB on her newest project, The Project You Collective, along with her two business partners, Rebekah Gregory, survivor of the Boston Marathon Bombings, and Loren Buchanan, creative director and founder of Buchanan Creative Group. A transformational coac…
 
After going bankrupt and losing his business, Aaron Marino launched a men’s lifestyle YouTube channel in 2008. Now he has over 6 million subscribers and is building his channel through sponsorships and ecommerce. ​​Aaron is obsessed with optimizing his videos for YouTube and continues to test and tune to grow his audience. Now he’s ready to share w…
 
This week, The Two Jess(es) sit down with Rachel Peru, a curvy, silver-haired model, and body confidence activist, hailing from the UK. Rachel started her modeling career at 46, and offers so many insights about body image, aging, and her feelings around honoring her body by wearing beautiful, sexy lingerie. Life is the special occasion- so why wai…
 
Ann McFerran met Kevin Gould at a photoshoot in LA and immediately connected on his shared passion to start a brand. Together they launched Glamnetic in 2019, which sells magnetic and fake eyelash extensions. In their second year, they went from $1 million to $50 million in annual revenue. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, learn how a seemingl…
 
You may know her from her years as a part of the cast of Grey's Anatomy- but today Kate Anthony is here to answer (and ask!) some tough questions, in her newest role, a coach and mentor for cis-hetero women who are contemplating divorce and asking one of the most important, and difficult questions of their lives. Should I stay, or should I go? From…
 
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