Stories to Create Podcast

Cornell Bunting

The show highlights the captivating narratives of its guests, delving into the intricate journey that led to the creation of their stories. It goes beyond the surface, exploring the core of each guest's narrative and delving into the scientific aspects that make storytelling such a compelling force. The program meticulously uncovers the origins of these stories, unraveling the pivotal events that have profoundly shaped each guest's life from their earliest days. Additionally, it brings to light hidden anecdotes embedded within these narratives.

In its exploration, the show scrutinizes the art of evoking emotions through storytelling, shedding light on three essential elements that have played a pivotal role in keeping these guests dedicated to their chosen paths. Ultimately, the stories shared on the show serve as powerful symbols of resilience, inspiration, and motivation, showcasing the remarkable human capacity to overcome challenges and find strength in the narratives that define our lives.

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Episodes

"Empowering Youth: The EHAS INC Journey"
May 5 2024
"Empowering Youth: The EHAS INC Journey"
In the latest episode of the Stories to Create Podcast, Cornell Bunting shares insights into the impactful work of his nonprofit organization, EHAS INC. Throughout the episode, he delves into various aspects, shedding light on the dedicated team members and their roles within the organization. With a focus on EHAS's overarching vision, mission, and guiding principles, Cornell emphasizes the organization's unwavering commitment to empowering youth and fostering holistic growth.EHAS INC stands as a beacon of empowerment, championing the values of collaboration, resilience, and continuous learning within its community. Through innovative programs and strategic leadership, EHAS aims to positively influence the lives of young individuals and contribute to the overall well-being of communities.Central to EHAS's mission is the cultivation of a healthy mindset of value and self-reliance among youth. Through meaningful connections with volunteer mentors and tutors, the organization provides a supportive environment where young individuals can thrive and realize their full potential.During the podcast, Cornell discusses how EHAS tackles pressing community issues, including the profound effects of educational disparities. From addressing challenges such as poor health and unemployment to combating gender inequality and economic barriers, EHAS is dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of those it serves.Listeners are invited to tune in and discover firsthand how EHAS is paving the way for positive change, empowering youth, and fostering resilient communities. Through engaging conversations and impactful initiatives, EHAS continues to inspire hope and create opportunities for a brighter future for all. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
Embracing Diversity: Lil Hanky Panky's Journey from Germany to Jamaica's Dancehall Scene
Apr 27 2024
Embracing Diversity: Lil Hanky Panky's Journey from Germany to Jamaica's Dancehall Scene
On the upcoming episode of Stories to Create Podcast, Cornell Bunting sits down with the rising star Lil Hanky Panky, a German-born artist with dreams as vibrant as the Jamaican sun. Lilie Gorch Kov, hailing from Hannover, Germany, was raised in a household filled with Russian culture, but her heart found its rhythm in the world of music, spurred on by a childhood love for dance.Her journey truly began at her hometown Fine Arts College, where she stumbled upon the infectious beats of Reggae and Dancehall. This discovery led her into the depths of the underground music scene, where she danced her way into the spotlight with groups like Peace Development Crew. After college, Lilie embarked on a soul-searching adventure that ultimately brought her to the shores of Jamaica in 2018.Immersed in the island's vibrant culture, Lilie found her home amongst the rhythms of Dancehall. Starting as a dance teacher, she quickly made a name for herself, eventually collaborating on music videos with renowned artists like Sean Paul. By 2020, Lilie, now known as Lil Hanky Panky, had fully embraced the Jamaican music scene, working with Grammy-winning producer "Teetimus" to refine her unique style.By the time her alias went viral in 2021, Lil Hanky Panky had cemented her place in Jamaica's Dancehall circuit. Tracks like "Brand Me A Rebel" and "Sativa" garnered widespread attention, propelling her towards local success. As summer approaches, Lil Hanky Panky is gearing up for a slew of new releases, blending her evolving musical experiences into a fusion sound uniquely her own.Join us as this talented artist shares her journey, from humble beginnings to present-day success, in an episode you won't want to miss. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"From Prison Yard to Culinary Mastery: Chef Richard's Journey of Redemption"
Apr 13 2024
"From Prison Yard to Culinary Mastery: Chef Richard's Journey of Redemption"
In this episode of the Stories to Create Podcast, join Cornell Bunting as he sits down with Chef Richard, hailing from Fort Myers, Florida. Chef Richard's culinary journey is as diverse as his expertise, spanning Soul Food, Irish, Italian, French, and even Sushi cuisines. He recounts starting his restaurant career at a mere 14 years old in 1988, with a forged birth certificate allowing him to work at McDonald's. A pivotal moment came when, at the same age, he prepared his first full meal for his family while his mother slept.The narrative takes us through a tumultuous journey, including experiences in the rec yard, a 16-year prison stint, and desperate attempts to escape confinement. Following his release, Chef Richard struggled to find his footing but eventually found a breakthrough, working in various roles within the restaurant industry. In 2011, he ventured into entrepreneurship, opening his first restaurant, Big Dro's Chicken n' Waffles, though he later recognized the need to enhance his administrative skills.Returning to the workforce, Chef Richard climbed the ranks within Hospitality Groups, mastering operational facets like menu creation, cost management, and staffing. Concurrently, he refined his culinary prowess alongside esteemed chefs, earning recognition for his meticulous approach. Equipped with a blend of administrative acumen and culinary finesse, Chef Richard embarked on a new venture, revitalizing Clancey's Restaurant as Managing Partner.Under his leadership, Clancey's transformed, boasting a fresh menu and vibrant ambiance. Chef Richard's journey continued with the establishment of "Yes Chef! Creates, LLC," a catering service offering personalized culinary experiences tailored to each client. Whether it's a wedding reception or an intimate gathering at home, Chef Richard ensures a fresh, custom-made culinary journey for every event. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Cari Ann Carter's Fargo to Real Estate Journey: A Path of Passion and Purpose"
Apr 6 2024
"Cari Ann Carter's Fargo to Real Estate Journey: A Path of Passion and Purpose"
In this installment of the Stories to Create Podcast, join Cornell Bunting as he engages in a conversation with the illustrious real estate tycoon, Cari Ann Carter. With a career spanning over two decades in architectural design and property renovation, Cari brings a wealth of experience and passion to the real estate arena. Her dedication to the craft goes beyond words – evidenced by her prestigious membership in the Edina Realty Executive Circle Award Winners, a distinction reserved for the top 1% of achievers within the company.Renowned for her excellence in listing and selling properties of all kinds, Cari is committed to prioritizing her clients' needs and surpassing their expectations. Based in Minnesota, she takes pride in serving the entire Minneapolis/St. Paul area, as well as statewide and lakeshore regions. With an extensive understanding of both new construction and established builder networks across the Twin Cities, Cari Ann delves into how she and her team guide individuals through challenging decision-making processes.Emphasizing her devotion to providing exceptional concierge-level service, Cari ensures her clients receive invaluable market insights and unwavering professionalism, making the real estate journey seamless. Reflecting on her upbringing in a traditional, supportive household in South Dakota, Cari shares anecdotes of her journey from Fargo to adulthood, highlighting her love for swimming, her parenting journey, and the profound impact of losing her father to Parkinson's disease at a young age.Tune in as Cari Ann discusses her holistic approach to life, from cultivating broccoli seeds with cancer-fighting properties to navigating the delicate balance between family, career, and personal obligations. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Empowering Education: The Journey of Mark Drew - A Podcast Exploration"
Mar 30 2024
"Empowering Education: The Journey of Mark Drew - A Podcast Exploration"
In this installment of the Stories to Create podcast, Cornell Bunting engages in a captivating discussion with an engineer who discovered his passion for teaching and seamlessly integrated his skills in spoken word and rap into the classroom. Meet Mark Drew, a seasoned expert in captivating audiences and igniting the flames of ambition in all he encounters. Mark delves into his upbringing, shaped by his grandfather's influence, early exposure to hip-hop culture, and immersion in the craft through his brother's LP collection of legendary artists. Throughout the episode, Mark shares insights on his approach to delivering purposeful content with unwavering passion. As a lifelong performer turned catalyst for empowerment, he harnesses the power of visualization to transform his clients' aspirations, mindsets, and self-perceptions into tangible realities. He emphasizes the importance of empathy as the cornerstone of understanding and highlights love as its driving force. Mark traces his journey to becoming one of southwest Florida's most esteemed educators, earning accolades such as the Golden Apple award. The conversation navigates through discussions on which generation navigates paradigm shifts most effectively and the prevalent fears surrounding contemporary events and cultural shifts. Tune in as this dialogue delves into profound depths. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Revolutionizing Holistic Health: A Conversation with Dr. Ken Harris"
Feb 24 2024
"Revolutionizing Holistic Health: A Conversation with Dr. Ken Harris"
In the upcoming episode of the "Create Podcast," host Cornell Bunting will engage in a fascinating conversation with Dr. Ken Harris, a two-time best-selling author known for his impactful novels "Second Chances - FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING" and "Synchronicity, THE MAGIC – THE MYSTERY – THE MEANING." Dr. Harris is a renowned figure in holistic health and chiropractic care, with a career spanning more than four decades dedicated to improving health and wellness through natural methods.Dr. Harris's journey in holistic healing began in 1974 with the establishment of the Waldwick Wellness Center in New Jersey. This multi-doctor facility, under his leadership for forty-five years, has been a leader in offering natural health and wellness care, symbolizing hope and holistic healing for many.Beyond his wellness center, Dr. Harris founded the Mind-Body Wellness Education Center in 1993, an innovative venture focusing on the vital connection between mind, body, and spirit. This center showcases his deep understanding of holistic health and his commitment to advancing this area.His academic credentials are equally notable. Magna cum laude graduate and valedictorian from New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Harris combines academic brilliance with a passion for teaching, having served as a professor at the same institution. He also holds a BA in psychology and an MS in education, emphasizing his holistic approach to health which includes physical and psychological well-being.Recently, Dr. Harris has been instrumental in creating the Sage Wisdom of the Chiropractic Elders, collaborating with four other distinguished founders. This initiative aims to foster connection within the chiropractic community and humanity, embodying Dr. Harris's lifelong commitment to holistic healing and the power of unity and shared knowledge in the chiropractic field.As an educator, speaker, author, and keynote presenter, Dr. Ken Harris has significantly influenced chiropractic and holistic health. His contributions have shaped chiropractic practice and enriched numerous lives. His vision, expertise, and compassionate approach continue to inspire practitioners and patients in the realm of holistic health. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Leading Change: A Conversation with Dawn Belamarich on Transformational Leadership and Social Impact"
Feb 17 2024
"Leading Change: A Conversation with Dawn Belamarich on Transformational Leadership and Social Impact"
In this episode of the Stories to Create Podcast, we're thrilled to welcome Dawn Belamarich, a multifaceted professional with an extensive background in education and career achievements. Dawn has earned a doctorate in business administration and leadership, along with dual master's degrees in sociology/criminology and mental health counseling. Originally from New Jersey, she's currently based in Cape Coral.Belamarich's 15-year career has made her a key figure in the social services and behavioral health fields. Her leadership skills have shone through in numerous roles across both profit-driven and nonprofit entities. Her career highlights include serving as the senior vice president of clinical and operational excellence, as well as holding CEO and executive director positions at Recovery Centers of America.Dawn is not only an experienced leader but also a licensed mental health counselor and a master’s clinical addiction professional in Florida. In New Jersey, she's recognized as a licensed professional and clinical alcohol and drug counselor, with special certifications in gambling addiction and trauma treatment.She also dedicates her time as a board member for the ARCHway Institute, focusing on providing resources and support for those impacted by addiction. In her conversation with Cornell Bunting, Dawn delves into her early life in New Jersey, her role as the eldest of four siblings, and her experiences as a big sister. She shares her journey as a soccer player, which led to a full scholarship for college.Dawn discusses the profound lessons she learned from a lifelong prisoner, her move to Florida to join the Lee Health System, and her recent role, taking over from Sarah Owen as CEO at the Collaboratory on September 5. She emphasizes her aim to transform the organization's approach to philanthropy, striving to solve a wide range of social issues in Southwest Florida within 18 years, including homelessness, poverty, mental health, racism, illiteracy, and more. Listen to her insights on leadership, her team-oriented culture, and her commitment to using data-driven strategies to build sustainable community systems and drive the Collaboratory's mission forward. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Legal Insights and Community Commitment: A Conversation with Hon. Archie B. Hayward Jr."
Jan 27 2024
"Legal Insights and Community Commitment: A Conversation with Hon. Archie B. Hayward Jr."
In this episode of the "Stories to Create Podcast," host Cornell Bunting engages in a conversation with the Honorable Archie B. Hayward Jr., a distinguished native of Lee County, Florida. A 1984 Florida Bar admittee, Hayward holds a BA and JD from the University of Florida, along with an AA from Edison Community College / FSW. The discussion delves into his appointment to the County Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in January 2008, followed by his election for a six-year term in 2010. Reflecting on his early days at Sears, Hayward shares insights from his time before his judicial role, including his tenure as the managing attorney of the Senior Advocacy Program at Florida Rural Legal Services. Before this, he practiced solo in general law, focusing on criminal defense for nine years. The conversation offers a rich exploration of the nuances of legal practice, everyday challenges, and the demanding hours involved. Hayward, who has taught as an adjunct paralegal instructor at Edison College / FSW and serves on its advisory board, is deeply committed to his community. He participates actively on the boards of various community agencies and non-profits and is a devoted member of his church and community service organizations. For those interested in engaging with him, Hayward is a prominent figure in community activities. Don't miss this episode to hear the perspectives of this accomplished individual on contemporary issues and more. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Multifaceted Journeys: Priya Ahluwalia's Path from Beijing to Babcock Ranch"
Jan 13 2024
"Multifaceted Journeys: Priya Ahluwalia's Path from Beijing to Babcock Ranch"
On the first episode of 2024, join host Cornell Bunting on a captivating journey in this episode of "Global Crossroads," featuring the extraordinary Priya Ahluwalia. Priya's story is a remarkable tapestry of cultural exploration, academic achievement, and professional innovation. From her roots in India to her educational pursuits in Beijing and San Francisco, Priya embodies the spirit of a global citizen. As she shares her experiences of studying Business Chinese, her transition to the United States, and her diverse roles - from an academic at the University of San Francisco to a visionary leader in international service and entrepreneurship - listeners will be inspired by her resilience and adaptability.This episode delves into the challenges and triumphs of navigating different cultures and professional landscapes. Priya discusses her journey to the sustainable community of Babcock Ranch in Florida with her husband, Mohit Pohani, highlighting the importance of sustainable living and personal values in her life choices.Cornell Bunting's engaging interview style brings out the nuances of Priya’s experiences, offering listeners valuable insights into the power of embracing change, the importance of cultural understanding, and the endless possibilities that arise from blending diverse perspectives in one's personal and professional life.Whether you are a student, a professional, or simply someone interested in the dynamic interplay of cultures in our modern world, "Bridging Cultures, Building Futures: The Priya Ahluwalia Story" is an episode that promises to enlighten, inspire, and motivate. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"From Airwaves to Architectural Excellence: The Unveiling of Marilyn Santiago's Entrepreneurial Journey"
Dec 16 2023
"From Airwaves to Architectural Excellence: The Unveiling of Marilyn Santiago's Entrepreneurial Journey"
In this edition of the Stories to Create Podcast, host Cornell Bunting engages in a captivating conversation with Marilyn Santiago, a dynamic force at the helm of Marketing and PR, as well as the presidency of Sunshine Integrated Solution. Marilyn's life story is one marked by courage, creativity, and an unwavering sense of optimism, exemplifying a remarkable career at the crossroads of entrepreneurial drive and community service.Known affectionately as "Sunshine" for her charisma, passion, and positive energy, Marilyn's journey took her from the realms of media and entertainment to a leadership role in construction and manufacturing. Starting as a radio DJ in her beloved hometown of Ponce, Puerto Rico, she eventually managed four radio stations before leaping Chicago. There, she became a programming director, bringing joyous music to the Latino community, fostering cultural connections, and boosting station listenership and ratings.After nearly two decades in broadcast radio, Marilyn embraced her entrepreneurial spirit and embarked on a new chapter by founding Sunshine Integrated Solutions. This venture utilized her expertise in branded content, promotional campaigns, and artist management to help clients establish profound connections with Hispanic consumers across the United States. Following substantial success, Marilyn transitioned into the male-dominated construction industry, relocating to Fort Myers with her life and business partner, Steven Russel.Together, they launched Creative Architectural Resin Products (CARP USA), a venture specializing in designing, manufacturing, and installing exquisite resin-based faux architectural trims and accents. These products, crafted from a high-density polymer resin material, emulate the look and texture of natural materials. CARP USA quickly became a dominant player in the architectural elements niche, exhibiting impressive growth and positioning itself for significant success.Through their entrepreneurial venture, Marilyn and Steven deliver excellence in custom fabrications to some of Florida's largest construction firms, contributing to a positive economic impact in Southwest Florida. Join the podcast to witness the unfolding excitement of Marilyn Santiago's inspiring journey. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast
"Diverse Talents and Empowering Journeys: Unveiling the Story of DeLisa Smith ('Dee-Dee')"
Dec 9 2023
"Diverse Talents and Empowering Journeys: Unveiling the Story of DeLisa Smith ('Dee-Dee')"
In the fourteenth episode of season three, Cornell Bunting engages in a conversation with the versatile personality known as DeLisa Smith, affectionately called "Dee-Dee." DeLisa has left an indelible mark as a TV personality, innovator, award-winning speaker, and entrepreneur. Throughout her career, she has captivated audiences with diverse talents, ranging from musical impersonations to motivational speaking.Driven by a passion to inspire and create positive change, DeLisa shares a message of love and acceptance, aiming to impact everyone she encounters. Her dynamic communication style, showcased with high energy in the studio, resonates universally, making her relatable to a broad audience.DeLisa's educational journey includes completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Central Arkansas and earning a master’s degree in business management. A proud member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., she has a natural affinity for the stage, honing her performing skills. DeLisa recounts a memorable appearance on The Steve Harvey Show during the Battle of the Sexes segment and has also graced the screens of Ellen's Game of Games and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, solidifying her presence in the entertainment industry.Her philosophy, encapsulated in her words, reflects an unwavering commitment to personal growth and embracing every experience that has shaped her into the exceptional individual she is today. Beyond her entertainment career, DeLisa serves as the President of FemaleRUS, an organization dedicated to supporting women and promoting small businesses through networking platforms. In her role as a financial consultant with World Financial Group, she leverages her expertise to assist individuals in managing their financial matters effectively.Deeply passionate about empowering women, DeLisa dedicates her time and efforts to creating opportunities for women to unite, network, promote their talents, and share valuable resources through FemaleRUS. As the Co-Founder and President of FemaleRUS, she fosters a strong sense of community and collaboration among women, allowing them to support one another in all aspects of life.With great pride, DeLisa is also a co-owner of a financial firm committed to bringing the world of finance closer to Main Street, ensuring that individuals from all walks of life can access and benefit from financial services. As this young, beautiful innovator shares her story, listeners are invited to gain insights into her remarkable journey. Support the Show.Thank you for tuning in with EHAS CLUB - Stories to Create Podcast