Working Gratitude - Podcast - Real people. Real gratitude at work.

Real people. Real gratitude at work.

New episode available June 19, Kristin Fox-Trautman, Inspire Community Cafe

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“Working Gratitude” launched in 2012 to stimulate dialogue and conversation about research based best practices of gratitude in the workplace and ways that gratefulness is expressed via involvement, community impact and giving. These brief interviews with successful leaders from a variety of professional environments will encourage and inspire you and give you ideas about how you can start “Working Gratitude.” 

Darin Hollingsworth in the recording studio for the relaunch of Working Gratitude podcast.

Darin Hollingsworth in the recording studio for the relaunch of Working Gratitude podcast.

Working Gratitude - Kristin Fox-Trautman

Kristin Fox-Trautman, Inspire Community Cafe

A native of Union City, TN, Kristin is co-founder/owner of Inspire Community Café. A business with a mission: to provide meaningful living wage jobs, healthy & delicious food, & a gathering place for local change makers to connect & collaborate for a more just & compassionate community.

Working Gratitude - Ron Grubbs

Ron Grubbs, Founder & President- Alliance Plastics

Ron, “Army Brat,” joined the Army, served in Korea, was called to active duty for Operation Desert Storm. After working for different stretch film manufacturers, his most rewarding career moment was starting Alliance Plastics with his father who instilled in him the notion of duty, honor, integrity and gratitude.

Working Gratitude - Michael Kurland

Michael Kurland, Founder/CEO - Branded Group

An award-winning CEO, Michael is committed to leading with purpose, giving back to his community, and living a healthy lifestyle. Branded Group has a culture of gratitude,  appreciation & giving back to the community. They are involved with Second Harvest Food Bank & Habitat for Humanity. #beBetter

Working Gratitude - Darin Hollingsworth

Darin Hollingworth - Grateful for mental health

In this episode Darin shares his gratitude, his  most recent journey through mental illness back to mental health.  He offers some tools and practices that have helped him. Read more on LinkedIn. Find other mental health and suicide prevention resources and research at AFSP.org.

Working Gratitude - Jamie Meyer

Jamie Meyer Music - Singer-Songwriter

Jamie Meyer, “Swedish Fish” in a sea of cowboys, has been living in Nashville, TN for 5 years. He signed his first publishing deal 2018 and performs all over the Nashville area. He travels back and forth from Sweden to remind him of his humble concrete suburban roots of Hising Island, Gothenburg.

Working Gratitude - Joan Keddell

Joan Keddell - President, ITMI

  

Joan is grateful for a 40 year career in travel and for the opportunity to empower and develop new travel leaders. ITMI was the first travel and tourism school to include education about human trafficking awareness in its curriculum, partners with ECPAT USA and is a signatory of thecode.org. 

Working Gratitude - Steve Foran

Steve Foran - Grateful CEO, Author, Speaker

Steve Foran is the Grateful CEO and founder of Gratitude at Work. Steve has written the book about it! “Surviving to Thriving: The 10 Laws of Grateful Leadership” He has a big dream! Make 1 billion people happier! He is a lifelong resident of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Ed & Deb Shapiro - Working Gratitude

Ed & Deb Shapiro-Authors-Meditation & Mindfulness

Bestselling authors Ed & Deb Shapiro return to Working Gratitude. With more than 20 books on mindfulness, meditation, & the body-mind relationship, and their latest, The Unexpected Power of Mindfulness & Meditation. They have also been featured bloggers for HuffPost & Oprah. EdandDebShapiro.com

David Oliphant - Working Gratitude

David Oliphant - Realtor, Yoga Instructor

A president’s club successful Realtor, David loves change. A life objective has been to say yes more than no. When new opportunities come, he looks at each one with thanks. He has hosted a TV show, been a cruise director, a flight attendant, restaurant owner…plus he teaches yoga 3 times a week.

Jen Kramer - Working Gratitude

Jen Kramer - Founder, The Year of Love Project

Director of University events for DePaul University, Jen Kramer is an award-winning creative event director. In our Working Gratitude we discuss a personal project she undertook in 2018. Year Of Love Project: 365 Days of Love Letters. https://www.facebook.com/groups/theyearofloveproject/

Sylvette Sawyers - Working Gratitude

Sylvette Sawyers - Head of Talent Opendoor

Sylvette is a leader in the talent space and global talent acquisition. Recruiting is her art & passion. She wants to elevate the contribution of the function & recruiters. She has worked with great organizations like Microsoft, Gap Inc., as a consultant and now Opendoor, a real estate tech company.

Brad Federman - Working Gratitude

Brad Federman - COO F&H Solutions Group

Brad has over 25 years of experience in HR, performance management, employee engagement, compensation, recruiting, change management & instructional design. He has a B.A. in communications from University of Maryland & M.Ed. from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

Melody Moore - Working Gratitude

Melody Moore, Soprano

In this podcast Melody Moore, soprano, has performed with opera companies in San Francisco, New York City, Atlanta, England, Los Angeles, & New Orleans. She is graduate of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, a former Adler Fellow of San Francisco Opera and a participant of the Merola program, San Francisco.   




Brendan Kamm - Working Gratitude

Brendan Kamm - Co-Founder & CEO Thnks

As co-founder and CEO of Thnks, Brendan is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the platform and is the guardian of Thnks’ strategic vision. Brendan is on a mission to improve the way gratitude is expressed within the workplace and between sales teams and their clients. Thnks.com

Michelle James - Working Gratitude

Michelle James - Downtown Dogs Group

  

With a background in accounting Michelle James is co-founder & volunteer executive director of The Downtown Dogs Group. Founded in 2009, Downtown Dogs is dedicated to this premise: all neglected & abused dogs & cats, regardless of age, breed, health or temperament issues, deserve a loving family.

Scott Fountain - Working Gratitude

Scott Fountain, SVP & CDO, BMHCC

Scott is SVP & CDO at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation in Memphis, TN. Baptist is one of the largest faith-based, non-profit hospital systems in the nation with 21 hospitals & 18,500 employees in TN, MS & AR. He oversees the $500 million BMHC Foundation, & Corp. Communications at Baptist.