April 2, 2024

Corporate Painting Reveal with Louis Parsons on TRANSLEADERSHIP’s 29th Birthday (Episode # 470)

Dr. Karen, the President and CEO of TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC. celebrates the 29th birthday of her company with a new painting by Cheltenham, UK-based artist, Louis Parsons. They take you behind the scenes to experience the collaborative process to co-create a commissioned art piece through Parsons’ unique SoulScaping approach.

Through his talks, workshops, and art, Parsons unlocks the emerging art movement he terms “The Soul Renaissance and our ability to see the unique symphony of light that resides inside all of us. He brings simplicity and clarity to empower his audience to find greater energy in their lives.

Louis’ art commissions reside all over the world including with celebrities, world-class surfing athletes, and leading-edge philosophers such as Karren Brady, Tom Curren, and Ken Wilber, and now also with TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC. For the last nine years, he has been the Guest Artist for The Four Seasons, Kuda Huraa, Maldives, and Four Seasons Serengeti. One of his favorite achievements is having one of his artwork pieces auctioned for charity, raising £120,000.

Louis seeks inspiration from all the color and vibrancy in the waves when he surfs and scuba dives. Join Louis and Dr. Karen as they talk about how a corporate painting can clarify and reinforce corporate values and culture.

Reach Louis at Louis@LouisParsons.com or at https://louisparsonsart.com/

Write to Dr.Karen@transleadership.com to Name the painting and choose your favorite orientation: Vertical or Horizontal.

March 25, 2024

Rebekah Simon-Peter: The Encounter and Call With the Miraculous Jewish Jesus (Episode # 469)

Rebekah Simon-Peter is passionate about reconnecting spiritual leaders with their God-given powers to co-create miracles with the divine.  Her award-winning group coaching program, “Creating a Culture of Renewal® has energized church leaders across the country to reclaim their calling and to grow their ministries.

Educated in Theology and Environmental studies and previously serving as an ordained United Methodist Pastor, Rebekah is uniquely prepared for her current consulting role to grow the Green Church.

The author of many books to include “Forging a New Path: Moving the Church Forward in a Post-Pandemic World,” “Dream Like Jesus®,” “The Jew Named Jesus,” and “Green Church,” her newest book, due out later this year is an invitation to a transformational journey from discipleship to apostleship where believers co-create miracles with Jesus.

Listen today as Rebekah speaks with Dr. Karen about how to bring out the best in the people who frustrate you the most, the multi-dimensional meaning of the sustainable green church, how to cultivate a miracle-making mindset, Five surprising elements of Jesus-like dreams, her personal testimony about discovering the Jewish Jesus, her journey and lessons from addiction, how to create a culture of renewal, and more.

Reach Rebekah at rebekahsimonpeter.com

March 19, 2024

Judi Sheppard Missett: Founder of Jazzercise Shares Her Leadership Secrets (Episode # 468)

Judi Sheppard Missett, the Founder and Executive Chair of Jazzercise is youthful, beautiful, and a great fitness and business role model. With two billion in sales and more than 8000 franchises around the world she has created a successful empire focused on making bodies and lives better and facilitating others to build their own businesses.

She says, “It’s important to surround yourself with the best people including those who are more talented than you and to watch for signs and signals in your life about where to go next.”

In this episode, Dr. Karen talks about the remarkable life, achievements, and innovations of this great leader. She also shares Judi Sheppard Missett’s 10 Success lessons, her bonus 3 G’s, and more. Live out your passion, change, evolve, and be ingenious, are some of those lessons.

Watch or listen to this episode to uncover all the leadership strategies.

A special thanks to Sandra Yancey of eWomen Network for interviewing Judi Sheppard Missett at a recent eWomen CEO conference.


March 12, 2024

Ame-Lia Tamburrini: Beyond Tolerance and DEI to Create a Culture of Belonging (Episode # 467)

Ame-Lia Tamburrini is the founder and CEO of Hum Consulting based in British Columbia, Canada. She moves organizations and communities beyond diversity, equity, and inclusion into cultures of belonging.

Her clients include non-profits, corporations, those in government and education sectors, and rural, remote, and Indigenous communities. Ame-Lia holds a Master of Science In Epidemiology, a BSc in Kinesiology and she is a certified facilitator of restorative justice, circle dialogue, and trauma-informed practices.

Today she speaks with Dr. Karen about cultures of belonging, self-knowledge and understanding, vulnerability, the value of feminine leadership for all genders, and the lessons she learned from her cancer journey.

Reach Ame-Lia at her website or on LinkedIn or YouTube. E-mail Ame-Lia at Ame-Lia@humconsulting.ca

March 5, 2024

Janice Bryant Howroyd: The First African-American Woman Billion Dollar Company Founder (Episode # 466)

According to American Express, Black women start businesses at six times the national average. Black women also hold more advanced degrees than any other group of women. In this episode, Dr. Karen celebrates the life and journey of Janice Bryant Howroyd, a remarkable and inspirational African-American woman who was the first to create and operate a multi-billion-dollar company.

Janice Bryant Howroyd’s parents raised her with the admonition to “Turn challenges into opportunities.” Her lifelong personal motto is “Never compromise who you are personally to become who you wish to be professionally.”

Dr. Karen shares the amazing life and accomplishments of this great innovator, and she summarizes 10 leadership lessons we can all embrace.

Go to actonegroup.com to learn more about Janice Bryant Howroyd’s company

February 27, 2024

Dr. Daniel Lattimore: DEIA and How to Better Connect the Generations at Work (Episode # 465)

Dr. Daniel Cruz Lattimore, an independent consultant and millennial leader, provides coaching, consultation, and assessment to executives and their teams in higher education, healthcare, and other organizational settings. His consulting emphasis is effective communication, purposeful diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, organization development, and empathic leadership.

A graduate of the University of Memphis Counseling Psychology Doctoral program, Dr. Lattimore recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He also uses his creativity to innovate research with underrepresented populations.

Today, he speaks with Dr. Karen about workplace issues such as Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA), ways to connect the generations, and unique challenges for people of color.

Contact Dr. Lattimore at Daniel.c.lattimore@gmail.com or find him on LinkedIn under Daniel Cruz Lattimore

February 20, 2024

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February 20, 2024

Bass Reeves: One of the First Black US Deputy Marshalls West of the Mississippi (Episode # 464)

Bass Reeves, one of the first Black US Deputy Marshalls west of the Mississippi served with distinction from 1875-1907. He was known for his knowledge of the languages and cultures of five indigenous native tribes especially the Cherokee and for his expert handling of weapons. Dr. Karen shares his fascinating, uplifting, and inspiring life as a leader, a learner, a boundary spanner, and a man of great courage and integrity. We can all learn from his pursuit of excellence and community service.

Contact Dr. Karen at Dr.Karen@transleadership.com

February 13, 2024

Giji Dennard: What Corporate Executives Need to Know About Father-Child Relations (Episode # 463)

Fathers affect how their sons and daughters show up at work and also how they relate to their own children. Giji Mischel Dennard, the CEO of Well Fed Resources articulates a definition of the Father’s role that builds on the strengths and gifts men already use in their corporate jobs. She expands the definition of “Provider” to include more than financial provision.

Giji debuted as a voice in the fatherlessness movement in 2012 after publishing the first edition of “Hungry for Wholeness: A Call to Pursue Healing & Restoration in Your Father-Child Relationship. She was also the opening keynote speaker for the inaugural Father-Shift Conference.

In today’s episode she shares her insights about Father-Child relationships from personal experience, her research, and her consulting work with sons and daughters. She invites fathers to conduct a “Benefit Analysis” and to experience the ROI from stepping up to Biblical Fatherhood. Giji speaks with Dr. Karen about the role of fathers in identity development, unconditional acceptance, achievement, honor, and mentoring their children.

Contact Giji Dennard at www.wellfedresources.com

February 6, 2024

Biblical Principles for Resolving Conflict at Work (Episode # 462)

At times we say or do things that offend other people. How can we walk in love to effectively resolve conflicts with colleagues in our workplaces? One important step towards reconciliation is to talk to the person who you offended or who offended you rather than to talk about them to others. God is the source of our strength and direction so pray to God before you do anything else. In this episode, Dr. Karen shares 7 key principles to overcome conflicts in the workplace. All of these principles require courage, respect, and humility. God’s storehouse is full of everything we need when we choose to trust Him.

Contact Dr. Karen to address workplace conflict: Dr.Karen@transleadership.com