Connecting A Better World

Dr. Natalie Phillips and Loudspeaker Studios

This show takes time to pause life to focus on social good, social entrepreneurship, and social impact. There are enough people tearing each other down and apart in relationships, business, and all over the world. It is time to STOP. Shift the focus to the people who are making a difference in this world by creating and serving others in ways they have embraced. This show is aimed to connect people to listen, learn, and spark interest and empowerment in how they themselves see what they can bring forth to make this world a better place. Part of the Loudspeaker family of podcasts. Hear Connecting A Better World first on Thursday nights at 9pm ET/7pm MT on the live stream at https://www.loudspeaker.org or get our free mobile app. read less
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CABW 072: Improving Communication and Quality of Life for Those with Hearing Loss
Dec 17 2021
CABW 072: Improving Communication and Quality of Life for Those with Hearing Loss
Did you know that there are approximately 15% (~ 37.5 million) of adults aged 18 years and older who reports some trouble hearing and only 20-30% use amplification or hearing aid devices? In addition about 2-3 out of every 1000 children in the United States are born with hearing loss in one or both ears.Dr. Natalie Phillips spends time with Taylor Dunlap, Programs Coordinator, and Brooklyn Pruter, Hearing Aid Project Administrator, for Sertoma and Hearing Charities of America.Sertoma is a National Organization creating communities of change to serve many in need. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and awareness. Hearing Charities of America supports those who are deaf or hard of hearing through awareness, volunteerism and philanthropy and provide resources for hearing professionals, manufacturers and individuals with hearing issues.The National Hearing Aid Project is a unique model and one-of-a-kind collaboration created by Hearing Charities of America (HCOA). It addresses the increased demand for hearing aids by providing hearing aids to low-income individuals on a national scale. The project brings organizations and communities together so that each fulfills a specific role in providing hearing aids to the individuals that need them. For more information about Sertoma, Hearing Charities of America, and the National Hearing Aid Project, please visit:https://hearingaiddonations.org/https://hearingcharities.org/https://www.sertoma.org/https://www.facebook.com/HearingCharitieshttps://www.facebook.com/HearingAidProjecthttps://www.facebook.com/SertomaInchttps://twitter.com/SertomaHQhttps://twitter.com/HCofA Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 070: Finding Strength and Confidence with the Free To Be Movement
Sep 17 2021
CABW 070: Finding Strength and Confidence with the Free To Be Movement
Jaime Carden-O’Brien is a licensed professional counselor who saw the need for strength and confidence to be learned at a young age. She is the founder of the Free To Be Movement, a wellness studio for girls whose mission is to create experiences that invite self-acceptance, self-love, and empowerment in young women. Low self-esteem and lack of confidence start at a young age and 1 in 4 girls suffer from depression, eating disorders, cutting, and other emotional disorders. The Free To Be Movement provides programs to equip young women in elementary, middle, and high school with tools to address obstacles they face every day including how to make and keep positive friendships, learning to accept and love your body, how to deal with and overcome bullying, stress management, and self-care.For more information about Jaime and the Free to Be Movement please visit:https://linktr.ee/free.to.be.movementhttps://www.freetobemovement.orghttps://www.facebook.com/free.to.be.movementhttps://www.instagram.com/free.to.be.movement Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 069: Because of Sam: Inclusion for Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
Sep 3 2021
CABW 069: Because of Sam: Inclusion for Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
"Don't be afraid to ask for help. It is not a sign of weakness, but rather of strength." - Dr. Sandi EvelethDr. Sandi Eveleth is an Optometrist, Certified Master Marketer, and a Certified Digital Business Consultant who had the opportunity to work on a "passion project" movie as the film's editor and associate producer called Because of Sam. It's about an amazing young man who was born with Down syndrome and is now being shared as an educational program to teach healthcare providers, corporate workforces, and non-profit organizations about empathy and the importance of inclusion in their locations for those with intellectual developmental disabilities.The film won the People's Choice Award for Tampa's Downtown Urban Excellence Awards for the sold-out, standing ovation screening event at the historic Tampa Theatre.For more information about Dr. Sandi Eveleth and the Because of Sam film please visit:http://www.kissyourweb.comhttp://www.drsandieveleth.com/BookDrSandi - For hourly marketing consultinghttp://www.becauseofsam.com - for general information about the moviehttp://www.watchbecauseofsam.com/organizationsHosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:www.drnatalie-phillips.comhttps://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 064: Discovering and Transforming Your Life Through Self-Mastery
Jun 18 2021
CABW 064: Discovering and Transforming Your Life Through Self-Mastery
Meet Carey Davidson, Founder, Author, and Human Capital Expert who believes in maximizing every interaction to make life and work feel more like adventure and play. As author of The Five Archetypes: Discover Your True Nature and Transform Your Life and Relationships, she shares her wisdom surrounding a new system for building self awareness, self regulation and empathy and a new deeper understanding of wellness becoming a choice and a lifestyle.  Through her non-profit work, she teaches this method to kids around the world for free to help create empathetic environments as well as to companies to improve productivity and reduce interpersonal conflict.For more information about Carey Davidson and The Five Archetypes, please visit:https://www.careydavidson.comhttps://tournesolkids.orghttps://www.facebook.com/Carey-Davidson-Author-105652824692962https://www.instagram.com/careydavidson_author/https://www.instagram.com/carey.rosendavidson/https://www.instagram.com/the_five_archetypes/https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@careydavidson Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 063: Discover Your Purpose and Dive For Your Dreams
Jun 4 2021
CABW 063: Discover Your Purpose and Dive For Your Dreams
“If you wouldn’t die for it, you wouldn’t live for it either.”Meet Ira Davis, a former Marine Corps Drill Instructor, is a skydiver, a dream development coach, and is the founder of The DreamDiver Company, an Elite transformational coaching company that helps business professionals & entrepreneurs who are searching for something greater, discover their purpose, destroy their biggest fears, and dive for their most audacious dreams to impact the world. Ira has worked with 6-8 figure entrepreneurs & executives, NFL Hall of Famers, Grammy Award winning singers, Olympic athletes, churches, and colleges to help them discover their purpose and dive for their dreams to impact the world through his speaking, coaching, filmmaking, and skydiving.For more information about Ira Davis and Dream Divers, please visit:https://www.dreamdiver.cohttps://www.facebook.com/thechiefdreamdiverhttps://www.instagram.com/thechiefdreamdiver/https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@dreamdiver.co Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 060: Mission Fulfilled 2030
Apr 23 2021
CABW 060: Mission Fulfilled 2030
Imagine a world where Black boys become Black men who are Community Builders."If you are not serving, then what are you doing?" – Gerald A. Moore, SrOn this episode, Dr. Natalie Phillips chats with Gerald Moore, speaker, best-selling author, and nonprofit founder whose vision is to create opportunities for Black boys to participate in the high-tech workforce to bridge the digital divide and make a dent in the income/wealth gap and rebuild black communities and families.  He is creator and founder of Mission Fulfilled 2030, a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire, educate, and activate 100,000 Black boys in technology.For more information about Gerald Moore and Mission Fulfilled 2030, please visit:https://geraldmoorespeaks.comhttps://missionfulfilled2030.orghttps://www.facebook.com/missionfulfilled2030/https://twitter.com/missionf2030?lang=enhttps://www.instagram.com/missionfulfilled2030/https://www.linkedin.com/company/mission-fulfilled-2030https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_dqjqIrYZt6pcrKtEk9vxg  Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 059: Changing the Experience and Outcome in Foster Care with Colorado Kids Belong
Apr 9 2021
CABW 059: Changing the Experience and Outcome in Foster Care with Colorado Kids Belong
Thousands of kids in the Colorado foster care system are unseen and suffering, left to feel like they don’t belong. On an average day in Colorado, 11 children or teens enter foster care because their parents need time to learn new skills to become the parents their children need them to be.When children age-out of the system at 18 without a family, they are significantly more likely to experience homelessness, unplanned pregnancy, incarceration, sex trafficking, mental health issues, poverty, addiction, dropping out of school, suicide, and losing their own kids to foster care.Dr. Natalie Phillips talks with Tracee Rudd, Director of Colorado Kids Belong. Colorado Kids Belong first started here IN Colorado and grew nationwide to America Kids Belong, an organization focused on changing the outcome and experience in foster care so kids can thrive with safe, loving families and supportive communities.For more information about Colorado Kids Belong, please visit:https://americaskidsbelong.org/co/http://americaskidsbelong.givingfuel.com/belong-by-18-coloradohttps://www.facebook.com/coloradokidsbelonghttps://www.instagram.com/coloradokidsbelong Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 055: Providing a Home for Foster Children
Feb 12 2021
CABW 055: Providing a Home for Foster Children
“You never know how much you can do until you have an opportunity to do so.”Roman Prokopchuk is a 1st generation immigrant from the Ukraine who arrived in the US with 6 other family members and lived in a 2 bedroom apartment.  He interned with the secret service and held a top secret government clearance. Due to the recession in 2008, he became a self-taught digital marketer and is host of the Digital Savage Experience Podcast.He is married and went through 5 miscarriages with his wife in a span of 3 years which led him to become a foster parent for 25 kids in his home since June 2018.Join us on this episode as we chat with Roman and hear how he is dedicated to lead and make impact in this world by providing a loving and caring environment each day.For more information about Roman Prokopchuk, please visit:https://www.novazoradigital.comhttps://www.facebook.com/RomanProkopchukDigitalMarketer/https://twitter.com/noheartnogloryhttps://www.instagram.com/romanprokopchuk/https://www.youtube.com/user/romanprokopchukhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/romanprokopchuk/ Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4ExcellenceFollow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 054: Inspiration, Stories, and Real Talk with Sarah Monares of The We Podcast
Jan 29 2021
CABW 054: Inspiration, Stories, and Real Talk with Sarah Monares of The We Podcast
On a very special episode of Connecting A Better World, Natalie chats with her friend and fellow podcaster Sarah Monares. Sarah is the founder and CEO of Monares Collective LLC and The We Spot, an online community designed to be “your go-to spot for learning, growth, encouragement, inspiration, authenticity, and connection”.Sarah is also the host of The We Podcast, a new program that just recently joined the Loudspeaker family. Sarah and Natalie discuss the podcast, their friendship, and Sarah's desire to tell stories about "the things that people are afraid to talk about."The We Podcast premieres on the Loudspeaker One live radio stream on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 9pm ET/6pm PT, with podcasts drops on Tuesday mornings. The We Podcast is a production of Sarah Monares and Loudspeaker Networks.Hear back episodes of the show online or wherever you get your podcasts:https://www.loudspeaker.fm/programs/the-we-podcastConnect with Sarah:https://thewespot.comHosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4ExcellenceFollow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker
CABW 053: Developing the Next Generation of Digital Leaders
Jan 15 2021
CABW 053: Developing the Next Generation of Digital Leaders
Cyberbulling has increased 81% since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Negative online material and behavior are linked to higher levels of stress, anxiety, depression, and suicide in kids and teens. Just because students understand the mechanics of social media and digital technology doesn’t mean they know how to deal with issues like cyberbullying, harassment, inappropriate content, privacy, and safety. Join a conversation with Kim Karr, Executive Director and Co-Founder of #ICanHelp and Malorie Bournazian, #ICanHelp’s Lead Intern.#ICANHELP’s mission is to empower students with the tools and training they need to protect themselves, develop their digital media toolkit, and use social media and other digital technologies positively and celebrates youth innovation, empowers digital changemakers and promotes digital safety.  For more information about #ICanHelp, please visit:www.icanhelp.nethttps://www.facebook.com/icanhelpofficialhttps://twitter.com/icanhelp?lang=enhttps://www.instagram.com/icanhelpofficial/?hl=enhttps://www.youtube.com/c/iCANHELPOfficial To be a mentor, visit:https://www.icanhelp.net/mentors To learn more about the upcoming Digital4Good Summit, visit:https://www.icanhelp.net/digital4good Hosted by Dr. Natalie Phillips. Produced by Chris Lanphear for Loudspeaker.Hear more great podcasts at https://www.loudspeaker.fm Follow Natalie:https://twitter.com/AudioDrPhillipshttps://www.facebook.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.facebook.com/Connect4Excellencehttps://www.instagram.com/drnataliephillipshttps://www.instagram.com/Connect4Excellence Follow Loudspeaker:https://twitter.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.facebook.com/heyloudspeakerhttps://www.instagram.com/heyloudspeaker