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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Keith and Camilla Spadafino

Camilla & Keith Spadafino, Nashville teachers, find ways to navigate the pandemic, including making a career change

This interview took place on September 28, 2020.

We met at a party in Nashville. It was an artsy crowd, and we met a lot of new people that night. Somehow the two of us have kept in touch, Camilla and I, via Facebook. So when I found out that Camilla was navigating being an art teacher during the pandemic, I asked if we could chat. She brought along her husband, Keith, also a teacher, and I must say it was a great discussion.

Surprisingly, Camilla has left her teaching career and ventured full-time into an art business with her educational paint-by-number kits. Please listen to this episode or watch the video, as we had a great time talking about "all things 2020".

Visit Camilla's art shop:  Paint the Town by Numbers

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Alisha Morris about school cases

Alisha Morris, high school theater teacher, responds by gathering news on COVID-19 cases in schools

This interview took place on August 31, 2020.

After joining a Facebook group about reopening Tennessee schools safely, I was tagged by Alisha Morris, a high school teacher in Olathe, Kansas who had spent a considerable amount of time gathering information of COVID-19 cases in schools across the country. She noticed that I was talking about collecting data, which meant we had something in common.

Alisha started gathering news articles in her local area and then expanded beyond that to other cities and towns across the country. Few articles about cases involving schools' faculty, students, and athletes were hitting the mainstream media as plans were forming up around opening for the fall semester. She saw an opportunity to pull information together to show how serious the pandemic was affecting reopening plans. 

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Kimberly Charron

Kimberly Charron, homeschooling, learning expert, responds

Homeschooling has never been more researched than right now in the wake of the pandemic. One of my colleagues, Kimberly Charron, has been an amazing force behind a unique way to school our children. By finding the things they love to do, we can eliminate the dullness of learning and turn it into something our kids look forward to. Her trick? Ask yourself, "What is it I am constantly telling my child to stop doing?"

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Kimberly Charron is a busy, creative, homeschooling, geek mom of two, who believes in out of the box thinking and doing what you love. Geek Schooling is dedicated to ending your frustrations with your obsessed, geeky child and helping you to enjoy easy, delight directed learning with them, centered on their passions and fandoms.

If you have a Geek Schooling question, you can find Kimberly at GeekSchoolingguide.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Rathna Ramakrishnan

Rathna Ramakrishnan, CEO, LEGO Summer Camp, responds

This interview took place on June 3, 2020.

Like many people these days, I met Rathna online through a business group that we are both in. She has a bubbly personality and love for life that is contagious. Knowing how she's had to pivot significantly this year to get her camp offerings online, I reached out to get her perspective on what is happening in her world.

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Not only is Rathna Ramakrishnan a Google Digital Coach at SmallBizUnBoxed, but she also runs a thriving children's camp business that features engineering-based LEGO® sets and Money 101 concepts. Both in-person and online camps from the Palo Alto area of California are available. 

Spending time with her family is important to her, as she likes to travel near and far on exciting adventures.

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Lindsay Padilla

Lindsay Padilla, online teaching, learning expert, responds

This interview took place on June 25, 2020.

Lindsay and I first met online before we met in person in New York City and then again in San Diego. Breaking out of the world of academia into entrepreneurship as an online course creator and mentor, she has plenty to say about how things are changing for college professors in the time of COVID.

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Dr. Lindsay Padilla is the ex-professor-turned-entrepreneur behind On Course Social, the dynamic prompt calendar tool, and Build a Better Beta, an online program that helps experts and educators alike launch their first courses quickly and easily. She is also the CEO and co-founder of Hello Audio, which takes your content and creates private audio feeds to make consumption easier for your people!

All of her frameworks were born out of her tenure-track years teaching adults online at a community college, the ridiculous amount of learning she's done in all things...

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Pip Seymour

Pip Seymour, chief marketing officer, digital specialist, responds

This interview took place on June 10, 2020.

Pip and I go back a few years. She found me in a Facebook group focused on selling techniques. Next thing you know, we met up in San Diego at Social Media Marketing World, and I've been a guest on her amazing online live show administered on Facebook. Now it's her turn to speak with me about how she's responding these days.

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As a Google search specialist, Pip operates her business, Seymour Digital Media, out of British Columbia, Canada.  Her popular online show, Geek Speak, is full of marketing tips for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Google ads, SEO, and social media marketing are services provided for her clients.

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Sally Hendrick (00:09):

News stories were coming in about this strange virus in Wuhan China. It was weeks before we saw the first cases in the US as the numbers went up each day. My curiosity got the...

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Mary Grace Gardner

Mary Grace Gardner, college admissions coach, responds

This interview took place on June 11, 2020.

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After working for the UC Berkeley admissions team, Mary Grace Gardner became an entrepreneur and college admissions and career coach, who has spent over a decade helping students get into their ideal school. She guides clients across the globe in clarifying their goals, developing personalized plans, and preparing for successful careers.

She has been featured in places like Business Insider, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, U.S. News and World Report, and Fast Company. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two children.

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News stories were coming in about this strange virus in Wuhan China. It was weeks before we saw the first cases in the US as the numbers went up each day. My curiosity got the best of me, and I started plotting the curves here's stories from real people all over the world and how they've...

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews LaShonda DeBrew

LaShonda DeBrew, The Virtual CFO, responds from Maryland

This interview took place on June 12, 2020.

La'Shonda has been my CFO for several years now. Like many of my business colleagues, we met online in a business class, and she traveled to Nashville to one of my in-person workshops a few years ago. With the pandemic, she's been working solely from home.

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La’Shonda DeBrew is the CEO of DeBrew Enterprises, Inc. and founder of the Wealth Institute and the Wealthcheck 360 System™. Known as the Wealth-Creator, La’Shonda works with clients to increase their worth, while decreasing their work. Her passion and proficiency are in saving clients time, money, and energy, so that they can make more, keep more, give more, and ultimately live more. She is one of the nation’s leading authorities in the areas of tax planning, revenue modeling, debt destruction, financial strategy, wealth-building, and helping small businesses to maximize their profits.

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Lisa Feren

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Lisa Feren, a mother, wife, and business owner, responds from San Diego

This interview took place on June 1, 2020.

Lisa has a unique perspective in that she runs an online marketing business, and she is married to a doctor who knows up close and personal how significant the pandemic is. We met in person a few years ago in San Diego after meeting online through a branding program.

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Lisa Feren of Handcrafted Marketing pairs business and marketing together to reach more people through telling compelling stories, educating, entertaining, and positioning her clients as experts in their fields.

She works with creative, innovative, and forward-thinking businesses to craft their online messaging, connect with more people, and to elevate their brands to be seen and heard online. As a natural-born connector, her writing and storytelling bring brands to their tribes.

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COVID-19: The World Responds - Sally Hendrick interviews Gemma Went

Gemma Went, an online business mentor, responds from the United Kingdom

This interview took place on May 28, 2020.

Gemma and I met through mutual friends. With both of us having online businesses, it made sense for us to connect and collaborate. Even though Gemma is in the UK, and I'm in the US, our experiences are similar in that we've been trying to feel our way through navigating the challenges and opportunities in front of us and how to tackle them head on.

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Gemma Went is an online business mentor, growth strategist, mindset coach, digital marketing consultant, empath, and intuitive based in the United Kingdom. She is a master of the online business world, built on over 20 years of corporate, agency, brand and small business experience.

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All right everybody, my name is Sally Hendrick. And today I've got Gemma Went with me for the Shout Your Cause podcast and we're just gonna...

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