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Karen Kenney is a certified Spiritual Mentor, Writer, Hypnotist, Change Worker and Life Coach. She’s known for her dynamic storytelling, her sense of humor, her Boston accent and her no-bullshit approach to Spirituality and transformational work. She’s been a yoga teacher for 24+ years, is a Certified Gateless Writing Instructor, and is also an author, speaker, retreat leader and the host of The Karen Kenney Show podcast. A curious human being, life-long learner and an entrepreneur for 20+ y ...
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Fun In Fundraising is a podcast that gives you behind the scenes access to those behind top fundraising galas and cocktail parties. These events raise large sums of money through producing fun, memorable experiences that have guests and attendees coming back year after year. Each episode, host Rob Giardinelli talks with top gala and non-profit fundraising event chairs, honorees, producers and non-profit executives. These conversations highlight how top leaders facilitate raising large sums o ...
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Enter the Portal

Jenner Linden Intuitive Coach + Creatrix of The Wild Ones

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Enter the Portal is more than a podcast. It’s a movement to disrupt the social norm! Jenner and her thought-provoking guests share captivating stories of moving through wild transitions and discovering a ✨ more vibrant, authentic life for themselves on the other side. Enter the Portal is created for heart-centered rebels like you. For those who dare to take the leap and live an unapologetically aligned life. Host Jenner Linden is a world-renowned Intuitive Business Coach and Creatrix of The ...
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Chad and Steve Have a Podcast

Chad Reynolds & Steve Ramsey

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Chad Reynolds and Steve Ramsey discuss online and offline media and culture with an emphasis on YouTube Steve Ramsey is the Producer and Host of Woodworking for Mere Mortals, YouTube’s leading resource for learning the hobby of woodworking. Chad Reynolds is the Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Clean My Space, YouTube's original cleaning and decluttering channel.
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What do you do when you're having a hard time keeping your commitment to yourself, or some habit or change you want to make? Today on The Karen Kenney Show, I'm going to share one little quick tip that I taught to the folks in my group mentoring program - The Nest - that they told me made a wicked big difference! We’ll also discuss the difference b…
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How does an organization take their annual fundraising gala from four figures to seven figures? Today, I talk with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas CEO Kedrick Jeffries and CMO Brenda Lindfors to talk about the 20th annual Big Brothers BIg Sisters of Central Texas Ice Ball. In its first year, the Ice Ball raised a little over $6,000. After…
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This week, I'm introducing a new feature called 'Getting Curious,' where I pose powerful questions to inspire curiosity and self-reflection. I've been reflecting back on a podcast series I created back in 2017 called Powerful Questions all about how the questions we ask ourselves shape the lives we live. For example, this week, I walk you through t…
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What do you do when you live in a world where there’s just so much bullshit going on? Today on The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking about what to do when it seems like the whole world is going crazy! We’ll dive into our temptation to blame others for everything that’s going on and going wrong. Plus, we’ll discuss how we can be a helper by examining…
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One key element of any successful gala or signature fundraising event is a signature cocktail that helps make your event fun and memorable. Today, special guest cohost Lance Avery Morgan and I talk with André Darlington, author of a dozen cocktail books including his latest book Cowboy Cocktails: 60 Recipes Inspired by the American West. One of the…
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Welcome, wild one! Today, we're diving deep into a crucial topic for intuitive entrepreneurs: overcoming burnout. If you're wondering how to run a six-figure, heart-centered business while overcoming burnout, this episode is for you. In this episode, I share my personal journey and practical insights on managing burnout while staying true to your s…
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What key steps can nonprofits take to host fun and profitable galas and signature fundraising events? Today, I talk with event producer turned nonprofit fundraising thought-leader AJ Steinberg. Based in Southern California, AJ has been involved in the nonprofit fundraising scene for over 20 years. Her company, Queen Bee Fundraising works with nonpr…
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This week, I’m flying solo and diving deep into practices for ancestral healing. We’ve been off the road for a while and staying in the mountains of New Mexico, so I start this episode with a little life update from The Land of Enchantment. An incredible series of events has made us consider buying a piece of land out here. This whole experience ha…
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What is a unique way to hold a signature fundraiser without holding an inperson event? Today, I talk with Kit Moncrief and Gloria Moncrief Holmsten of The Saving Hope Foundation to talk about their annual signature fundraising book, Hope & Friends. The Saving Hope Foundation is a successful nonprofit in Fort Worth that serves as a rescue to find fo…
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This week on Enter the Portal, I’m talking with actress, singer, and manifestation queen Nicole Lovince. It’s such an inspiring conversation because Nicole is on a mission to give you permission to follow your dreams. After growing up in New Orleans, Nicole moved to California to pursue acting and landed a role in Pitch Perfect as one of the Bellas…
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One of the biggest questions often ask when planning their nonprofit event: How do I find and work with talent? I could not think of a better person to talk about this subject with than today's guest, actor, director, and singer Nicholas Rodriguez. This talented artist is a veteran of a multitude of film, television, and stage performances. Over th…
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In this episode with Matthew Keneny, we focus on the practical and spiritual applications of astrology. Matthew sees the natal chart as a diagnostic tool and explains how astrology has historically been closely aligned with medical practice. We also discuss how your Moon sign can predict sleep issues and even insomnia. We take a deep dive into the …
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How can a nonprofit gala or signature fundraising event create a great experience for their guests and donors? Provide keepsakes that have your guests thinking about your event long after it has ended. Today, I talk with Stephanie Schiller, owner of Vogue Vignette. Vogue Vignette is a team of seven artists led by Stephanie who provide custom sketch…
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Today I’m talking with Matthew Kenney, a classical astrologer, scholar, and teacher about his insights into the concept of healing with the three realms: heaven, earth, and the underworld. Matthew just returned from an incredible trip to China where he studied Taoism and Medical QiGong. He talks about his experience, the 100 days he’d love to spend…
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What is one of the most critical things you can do to host a successful event? Find an emcee that sets the tone you want to set to ensure the event's success. Today, special guest co-host Lance Avery Morgan joins me to talk with media personality and presenter Holly Mills-Gardner. Holly Mills-Gardner is one of the very best emcees in the business. …
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What does it take host a successful Fund-A-Need to help your gala meet its fundraising goals? Today, I talk with TK Kenney, Founder & Principal Auctioneer of Astounding Auctions, as well as the auctioneer for the Dell Children's Ball. Dell Children's Ball made the decision post-COVID to pivot to a Fund-A-Need from the traditional Auction and/or Auc…
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Hi everyone! Today, I’m so excited to talk with Karen Curry Parker, a best-selling author and one of the world’s top experts in Human Design. It’s such an important conversation about harnessing creativity to solve humanity’s problems and how authenticity is the antidote to burnout. Karen shares her experiences about raising a projector daughter, a…
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What does it take to successfully host a gala or signature fundraising event when you unexpectedly have to change the venue...with 48 hours notice? Today, I talk with Jessica Cardenas, Director of Annual Giving for The Seton Fund, and Event Producer Maryam Fernandez about the organization's signature fundraising event: Elizabeth Ann Seton Board's L…
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In this episode, I’ve invited my husband, Eric Linden, to discuss The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Eric is leading a Summer book club inside The Wild Ones this summer and guiding us through a 13-week journey to help us recover our creative spark and inspiration. Much of today’s episode was recorded as part of the introduction workshop about Morni…
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What does it take to create a successful rebrand of your organization that retains legacy donors while bringing in new donors? Today, I talk with Karen Hughes, President and CEO of Vogel, about the organization's recent rebrand and their signature fundraising event: The 32nd Annual Art Performance Event featuring a concert by Barenaked Ladies. Voge…
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Hi everyone! In this solo episode of Enter the Portal, I share how my personal search for community led to the creation of the Wild Ones. Yes, this is the Origin Story of The Wild Ones! It’s been a trip, and it was strange to reflect back on how I even ended up in film school in the first place or ended up working in the NBC newsroom (which ended u…
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What is it like to host a gala that is held in one of the world's most iconic spaces? Today, special guest co-host Lance Avery Morgan and I talk with Kristin Smith, Executive Director for The American Friends of Versailles, and Alicia Bryan, Chair of their upcoming gala Le Gala des Fleurs d'Orangerie. Le Gala des Fleurs d'Orangerie is truly a one-o…
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Hi, everyone. This is my first solo episode of Enter the Portal, and so I wanted to talk about my self-expression journey and the key role it’s played in my transformation. I was really shy when I was young, though you wouldn’t know it if you’ve been to my live workshops or the ReWilding retreat. In this episode, I delve into the challenges I faced…
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One of the things that I’ve noticed about myself, and others like me, is a pattern of hyper-independence and self-reliance. These traits aren’t uncommon in people with some trauma in their history. And whether they truly couldn’t rely on others, or felt like they had to figure things out all on their own, this belief can set people up with a habit …
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In this episode, I’m talking with Stefi Lane, a dynamic leader blending her expertise as a coach, speaker, agency owner, mentor, and entrepreneur with a rich background in yoga, shadow work, and global exploration. Her leadership style, emphasizing femininity and sustainability, is showcased in her Magnetic Online Leader Podcast. Stefi has navigate…
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How does a nonprofit use galas and signature fundraising events to connect major donors with the organization's mission? Today, I talk with Murphey Sears, Chief Development Officer of Make-A-Wish North Texas to talk about their upcoming Dallas signature fundraising event Wish Night 2024. For over 40 years, Make-A-Wish has provided life-changing wis…
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I’m sure we’ve all been in a situation before where there was something that we wanted or needed to do, but our fear was so great that it kept us from taking action. Today on The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking all about courage. We’ll discuss the four components of courage, what we often get wrong about fear, and the importance of having a suppor…
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How does a nonprofit bring the fun to its annual fundraising event year after year? Today, I talk with Dr. Susan Blaney, Director of Cancer and Hematology Centers at Texas Children's Hospital and Shelly Hendry, co-chair of their annual signature fundraising event An Evening With Legends featuring David Foster and Katharine McPhee. An Evening With L…
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In this episode of Enter the Portal, I talk with holistic healer Seraphina Capranos about overcoming a teenage spinal injury, her education with a Toltec Shaman, her formal training in Herbalism and Homeopathy, and her becoming a Priestess in The Reclaiming Community. Seraphina shares her vast knowledge of everything from the history of modern medi…
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I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase before, “Giving someone the benefit of the doubt.” The dictionary says, “the benefit of the doubt” is the state of accepting something or someone as honest or deserving of trust, even though there are doubts. Today on The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking about how we often think that giving the benefit of the doubt …
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How does a nonprofit successfully create a signature fundraising event around a major cultural event? Today, I talk with Chris Denney, Director of Advancement, and Tiffany Divis, President and CEO of the Turtle Creek Conservancy to discuss their signature fundraising event Day At The Races. Celebrating its 16th year, Day At The Races is a Kentucky …
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Today in Enter the Portal, I’m talking with Holistic Nurse Jen Quade about how a series of health crises for her and her newborn baby led her into a portal of deep despair. As so many of us, who have navigated our own health in this modern world. As a holistic health nurse, Jen was already immersed in the world of natural health for her clients; no…
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I bet most of us can agree that we don't like feeling like “we're the problem” or that we might be letting someone down. When we make plans to meet up, or attend something together with someone else, or as in my story today, plan an event and then... life unexpectedly happens, the situation changes, and we have to cancel on them. UGH! It can be suc…
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How does a nonprofit successfully incorporate their mission at their annual gala to help major donors connect with the organization? Today, I talk with Brandon Bell, General Manager and Suzanne Sippel, Director of Invidual Giving at DACAMERA to talk about their signature fundraising event DACAMERA Gala 2024. DACAMERA provides innovative concert exp…
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Today, I’m talking with Sound Healer Dani Hall about the power of collaboration and how her health struggles led her to her first sound healing experience. Trust me, you want to hear this one. Danielle has built a six-figure Sound Healing School, SoundEmbrace, and teaches others how to break free and do what they love abundantly. This is a powerful…
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What does it take for a nonprofit to host a top live auction that raises millions for an organization? On today's special episode, I talk with Heath Hale, owner of Cowboy Auctioneer and the lead auctioneer for Texas' largest annual nonprofit signature fundraising event, Mack, Jack & McConaughey. Heath and his team of over a dozen auctioneers raised…
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I often say, “Humans love to put other people up on a pedestal of praise and then move them over to the cross of crucifixion when they see their humanity.” Today on The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking about how people like to build others up onto a pedestal of praise and then when they eventually discover that other person’s humanness, weaknesses …
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How does a nonprofit raise large sums of money through a signature fundraising event that consists entirely of small, intimate events? Today, I talk with Cara Abazari, Director of Community Affairs at St. David's Foundation, and Tobie Funte, Chair of the organization's signature fundraising event, Toast of the Town. Celebrating its 40th anniversary…
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In this episode, I talk with Crystal Woodling from the School of Heaven and Earth Crystal is an entrepreneur who is deeply passionate about herbalism, healing, and astrology. Today she shares her story of growing up in an impoverished region of Appalachia in a family with a rich history of herbal remedies. She left home with a typewriter and a plan…
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It can be wicked easy to get attached to the idea that relationships are supposed to last forever – and that people and how we relate to one another are supposed to stay the same. This notion gets reinforced in our minds, because our brains really like familiarity and don’t particularly love change. When it comes to human beings and relationships -…
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How do champions on the field fundraise for their community like champions off (and on) the field? Today, I talk with Karin Morris, Senior Vice President of Community Impact for the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation to talk about the upcoming The TEX Gala. Over the past several years, the foundation arm of the reigning World Series champions has ho…
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In this episode of Enter the Portal, I’m talking with Isik Tlabar about connecting with your intuition to build trust in the profound inner guidance you are meant to receive. Isik shares practical advice to help you distinguish between your ego’s voice and your soul’s voice and overcome self-doubts and limiting beliefs. She also shares her story of…
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