NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Candi Flowers

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Candi Flowers Candi Flowers is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and Certified Personal & Executive Life Coach. For over 25 years, she has worked in the Human Resources field with many successful organizations where she has had the opportunity to provide strategic leadership and functional oversight. She is currently leads the human resources function for a technology sales organization in Nashville, TN. While she has enjoyed working in various industries, her overall passion is to equip and empower others to reach their fullest potential in their personal and professional lives. As a Coach, Speaker & Trainer she has had the opportunity to work with [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Celia Conley

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Celia Conley Celia Conley is a lead educator with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. She began her career as a Special Education teacher before moving into school leadership. She has served as a teacher, Special Education Coach, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal. She is currently serving in her third year as Executive Principal of Antioch Middle School, one of the larger and most diverse schools in Nashville. Under her leadership, she has increased the student enrollment and staff retention rate. She has developed extensive community and parent relationships by bringing the Community Achieves Program in 2016, and establishing a PTO in 2017. A fearless advocate for [...]

WillliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Cynthia M. Beard

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Cynthia Beard In 2014, Cynthia M. Beard accepted the position of Managing Broker/Realtor for RE/MAX Fine Homes Spring Hill. She has over 20 years of experience as a Realtor in Middle Tennessee. During her career, she has sold more than 700 homes. Prior to beginning her career in real estate, Beard served in the legal field as a certified legal assistant. She went on to become the Owner/Manager and closing agent for several title companies, including Mid-State Title & Escrow. Beard was an award-winning sales person for John Maher Builders for 18 years. During her tenure with the company, Beard was ranked in the top 10 [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Thallen Brassel

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Thallen Brassel Thallen Brassel is an advertising and media attorney, with a knack for networking and connecting people. She began her career at a Wall Street law firm before moving home to Tennessee in 2012. Thallen is also the founder and CEO of Lady Lunch Club, Inc., a company that helps professional women gain access to successful leaders over lunch at Nashville’s hottest restaurants. Thallen was inspired to create Lady Lunch Club when she realized that her network lacked influential leaders at both a local and national level. In an attempt to remedy the situation, she began to reach out to those she admired. Although Thallen [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Tari Hughes

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Tari Hughes Tari Hughes, President and CEO at the Center for Nonprofit Management You could say the nonprofit sector had Tari at “hello.” Tari has dedicated her career to the sector, and is now thrilled to serve as the fourth President and CEO of the Center for Nonprofit Management. Tari spent time in the arts world as vice president of development for the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and previously worked at Vanderbilt University in several alumni and development capacities. Before joining CNM’s team, Tari most recently served as President of the Nashville Public Library Foundation for 12 years, where she raised more than $41 million, developed [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Olivia Bane

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Olivia Bane Growing up as a Nashville native, Olivia Bane has planted her feet right here in Williamson County to make a difference in the community. She accepted a position with Taziki’s after graduating from David Lipscomb High School. Olivia has been with Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe of Nashville for the past four year and has been with parent company, Fresh Hospitality, since sixteen years old. She currently serves on Williamson Inc.’s Young Professionals Leadership team and is involved with both, Bridges Domestic Violence and Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center. What she enjoys most about her role at Taziki’s is the deep roots they have in [...]

Andrew Santella, Author Of Soon: An Overdue History Of Procrastination, From Leonardo And Darwin To You And Me Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen AndrewSantella A fun and erudite celebration of procrastination An entertaining, fact-filled defense of the nearly universal tendency to procrastinate, drawing on the stories of history’s greatest delayers, and on the work of psychologists, philosophers, and behavioral economists to explain why we put off what we’re supposed to be doing and why we shouldn’t feel so bad about it. Like so many of us, including most of America’s workforce, and nearly two-thirds of all university students, Andrew Santella procrastinates. Concerned about his habit, but not quite ready to give it up, he set out to learn all he could about the human tendency to delay. He studied history’s greatest procrastinators to gain [...]

Hector MacDonald, Author Of Truth: How the Many Sides to Every Story Shape Our Reality

Click Here To Listen Hector MacDonald "In a time when truth is under assault, Hector Macdonald is here to defend it. He offers clear-eyed, compelling guidelines for becoming a more accurate consumer and producer of information."--Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg For fans of Nudge, Sway, and The Art of Thinking Clearly, a fascinating dive into the many ways in which "competing truths" shape our opinions, behaviors, and beliefs. True or false? It's rarely that simple. There is more than one truth about most things. The Internet disseminates knowledge but it also spreads hatred. Eating meat is nutritious but it's also damaging to the environment. When we [...]