Welcome to the Creative Spirits Podcast Website


May 27, 2021

#26: Michele Stowe: A Leadership Development Junkie talks about Developing Leadership Superpowers

Michele Stowe has a thing or two to say about leading change. She also has a thing or two to say about a lot of the most joyous – and least fun – parts of corporate life. From the title of the podcast, it’s probably no surpri...

Listen to the episode

May 14, 2021

#25 Michael Cohen: Working in Balance with the Cycles of Life

Michael Cohen woke up to the possibilities of acupuncture when he was told he might not run again after a knee injury. His experience was so profound that he decided to dive deeply into acupuncture and Eastern medicine to lea...

Listen to the episode

April 29, 2021

#24 Susan Robertson on Getting Over Mind Created Fear

For this episode, I’m speaking with Susan Robertson, founder and managing partner of Linceis Conscious Business. She is also the author of two books: REAL Leadership: Waken to Wisdom and her upcoming book, REAL Culture: The C...

Listen to the episode

April 8, 2021

#23 Bill Goldsmith: No More Being a Victim by Assuming Positive Intent

It’s easy to confuse our circumstances with our interpretation of those circumstances. In this conversation, Bill Goldsmith shares his own journey from feeling like a victim to loving his life and ending his career “100 times...

Listen to the episode

March 5, 2021

#22: Nick Miller. Stop Teaching and Start Telling Stories

If I had to name a theme for this conversation, it would be all about the quality of the question. Nick Miller is a phenomenal question asker – as you will hear in this conversation, where more than once, he turned the table ...

Listen to the episode

Feb. 18, 2021

#21 Michèle Stanners on Building Bridges of Reconciliation

In this podcast, Michèle Stanners shares her journey toward reconciliation with the First Nations people of Canada, provides a masterclass in the art of deep listening and demonstrates the value of taking both and artistic an...

Listen to the episode

Feb. 4, 2021

# 20: Nahshon Cook on Love, Forgiveness, Healing and Communication

“The more you eliminate the need for control, the more you are open to communication.” -Nahshon Cook If you have ever heard the phrase wise beyond his years, you are about to experience that. We barely talk about horses – alt...

Listen to the episode

Jan. 20, 2021

#19: Ann Herrmann-Nehdi Can Help You Think Better

Ann Herrmann Nehdi started this podcast by saying “balance is a loaded word…and it’s almost impossible to attain…this exquisite balance.” Right out of the chute, we started this conversation by challenging assumptions and div...

Listen to the episode

Jan. 7, 2021

#18: Dwayne Hildreth on Coming to Center

After a 30 year career at Nike, Dwayne Hildreth is exploring new territory with horses and music – and when he does something, he goes all out. He had visions of riding off into the sunset on his shiny new Palomino, only to d...

Listen to the episode

Dec. 2, 2020

#17 Jen Maneely: The Non-Drama of Getting Back On the Horse

My Daughter, Jen and I, have actually done several podcasts together over the years, talking about our story through addiction and our adventures working together as a mother daughter team. A little over a month ago, we did ...

Listen to the episode

Oct. 15, 2020

#16 Jen Maneely, How a Moment of Vulnerability Changed Everything

Moments of transformation are often also moments of vulnerability. In this episode, Jen Maneely, Author of Dear Parents, Strategies to Help Your Loved One Through Addiction describes a moment of transformation that almost did...

Listen to the episode

Sept. 2, 2020

#15 Heike Neumann on Leading Change when Everything is Changing

Who knew meeting someone at a ski lake wearing the same T-shirt that said, “Women who behave rarely make history,” would lead to a long, rich friendship. In the 15th episode of the Creative Spirits Unleashed Podcast, I’m spea...

Listen to the episode

Aug. 19, 2020

#14 Peter Barr, Nationally recognized trail builder on living a life of fulfillment

Peter Barr loves adventure and turns into pressure at every opportunity. He also likes to get himself into tight spots to test his wherewithal to solve problems, overcome obstacles and live a life of fulfillment. This convers...

Listen to the episode

June 12, 2020

#13 Jen Maneely The Lessons My Daughter's Addiction Taught Me

Navigating addiction is never easy. In this mother-daughter conversation, we share some of our stories, dilemmas and uncertainties as Jen went through a series of life and death decisions on her road to recovery. Some of the ...

Listen to the episode

May 21, 2020

#12 Warwick Schiller, Performance Horses, On listening, Presence, Curiosity and going from knowing to learning.

Every now and then, you find someone who pierces through the noise of all the people vying for our attention with a message that is so clear and compelling, you just have to stop and listen. I found that person a few years ag...

Listen to the episode

May 14, 2020

#11 Corey Vaughn; Putting a life jacket on self-doubt to live his dream as a pro water skier

From the minute we started the conversation, it was evident that Corey Vaughn is a philosopher. He also calls himself the “hippie husband” of his wife Amelia. It was almost surreal to reconcile the deep thinking man I was spe...

Listen to the episode

April 23, 2020

#10 In the Hot Seat with Podcast Host Julianne Neal and Bruce Anderson of Whinny Tales

In this special episode, we turn the microphone around and Julianne Neal of Whinny Tales interviews Lynn Carnes, executive coach and Bruce Anderson of Natures View and founder of Natural Humanship™. Real change only happens w...

Listen to the episode

April 16, 2020

#9 Chelsea Mills World Ranked Water Skier Talks Failure as the Only Path to Success

When Chelsea Mills decided to take up tournament water skiing in her 20’s, most people would have said she was a decade too late. She is now ranked number 8 in the world and still improving. She is also a high level tennis co...

Listen to the episode

April 9, 2020

#8 Nikki Porter, Equestrian Mindset Coach on Leadership, Energy and Truthfulness

The ironic thing about developing self-awareness is that we often need others to hold up the mirror so we can see what is really true about ourselves. Nikki Porter, is the host of “Take the Reins, a weekly personal growth pod...

Listen to the episode

April 2, 2020

#7 Chris Braund and Karen Van Sickler A Playbook for Adversity

Early 2020 promised to be the year newly minted entrepreneurs Chris and Karen would break through in their business Pampered Pets Inn. After spending most of their careers in the corporate world as project managers, they were...

Listen to the episode

March 26, 2020

#6 Tammy Tappan Equestrian Artist: Take The Leap and Figure It Out on the Way Down

If you have ever wondered how to take the leap and learn to fly, this episode is for you. Tammy Tappan starts with a story of “doing the mature thing and taking my toys home” after a business deal fell through. Driving a leak...

Listen to the episode

March 13, 2020

#5 David Benzel The Sports Family Coach talks influence, culture and becoming.

“If you know how you got there, you can create culture.” David Benzel guides parents, coaches and leaders on the world of influence. From the earliest moments in his career, he has been helping people grow, change their habit...

Listen to the episode

Feb. 17, 2020

#4 Natallia Berdnikava The first woman to jump over 190 feet

Playing on the world stage as an athlete requires a tough mental game, deep work ethic and resilience. Natallia Berdnikava, world champion water skier and the first woman to jump over 190 feet, exemplifies all of these qualit...

Listen to the episode

Feb. 5, 2020

#3 Bruce Anderson: Let Pressure Teach You to Become Who You Were Born To Be

If you have pressure in your life, Bruce Anderson has a message for you: Pressure can help you become more of who YOU really are. But first, you will have to give up perfection. Bruce is the founder of Nature’s View and he ca...

Listen to the episode