A video and podcast series on the intersection of mental wellness and generations in the workforce. Young professionals and mindful executive mentors surface conversations about the importance of mental wellness, mental fitness, and overcoming career challenges.

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We Are Everyone: Creating Gateways Through Self Awareness – Part 2

“Ask those emotions, before you push away, what is this trying to tell me?” We are back with Miki Goerdt, clinical social worker, board-certified art therapist and owner of Emerald Leaf Counseling LLC! In part two of this conversation, Miki dives further into the subject of self-awareness and how it helps to guide our choices. She also discusses the impact of culture, the importance of understanding the messages tucked into our emotions and why we may need to refrain from always having to define where we are on the mental wellness continuum. Plus, we can’t forget about art! As an accomplished artist, Miki shares the benefits of a regular art-inspired regimen.Read More

Jenn Sherman, Your Host

In 2017, Jenn Sherman founded The Influencer Collective, a digital asset strategy and podcast production firm. The Influencer Collective is a network of experts and podcasts that drive social impact. Jenn is the host of several podcast shows including A Dose of Your Future, We Are Everyone, and The Influencer Collective Show.

Jenn’s experience spans from the business-to-business, business-to-consumer, technology, health and non-for-profit space. She excels at leading integrated marketing and digital media campaigns to help companies increase their overall bottom line.

Season 5

We Are Everyone: Creating Gateways Through Self Awareness - Part 1

We Are Everyone: Creating Gateways Through Self Awareness – Part 1

“Are you as a therapist able to understand people’s pain in a real sense? Without that ability where are you going with that therapy session?” Miki Goerdt, clinical social worker, board-certified art therapist, owner…Read More
We Are Everyone: Improving Our Mental Fitness with Financial Education

We Are Everyone: Improving Our Mental Fitness with Financial Education

“There is a lot of anxiety about money…” On this episode of We Are Everyone, Libby Snyder, CFP, CPFA and Financial Adviser at Merrill Lynch, stops by the podcast to share the insight she…Read More
We Are Everyone: Breaking Down the Impact of Media Messaging with Keiana King

We Are Everyone: Breaking Down the Impact of Media Messaging with Keiana King

“It matters how your audience receives the message.” Keina King, a strategic thinker, designer, brand lover, co-founder of Butta Digital Creative Studio and digital marketing copywriter at software supply chain automation company Sonatype, joins…Read More
We Are Everyone: Aligning Missions Externally and Internally with Dale Pfeifer, Founder and CEO of Goodworld

We Are Everyone: Aligning Missions Externally and Internally with Dale Pfeifer, Founder and CEO of Goodworld

“Make sure that the whole person is looked after.” We are so lucky to be joined by Dale Pfeifer, who took time to stop by We Are Everyone to share insight from her journey…Read More
We Are Everyone: Exploring Music Therapy with Kelsi Tafaro

We Are Everyone: Exploring Music Therapy with Kelsi Tafaro

“Talk therapy allows a person to speak about their topics, but it may be too difficult to discuss. So, music kind of allows for a creative approach and a non-intimidating approach.” Kelsi Tafaro, a…Read More

Season 4

We Are Everyone: A Mental Fitness Journey Through Music with Cecily - Part 2

We Are Everyone: A Mental Fitness Journey Through Music with Cecily – Part 2

“It’s not the external gaze that’s defining for you what fulfillment feels like in your life at this moment, it’s all you.” In part two of our conversation with Cecily – a vocalist, writer…Read More
We Are Everyone: A Mental Fitness Journey Through Music with Cecily - Part 1

We Are Everyone: A Mental Fitness Journey Through Music with Cecily – Part 1

Cecily, a musician, writer and healer, joins We Are Everyone for a special two-part discussion on the power of discovering your voice and silencing that inner critic. In this episode, she shares her journey…Read More
We Are Everyone - Understanding What’s Happening on the Other Side of the Keyboard

We Are Everyone – Understanding What’s Happening on the Other Side of the Keyboard

“During the pandemic, you kind of had to face your mind.” COVID-19 was certainly a strain on all of us in one way or another and forced us to reckon with the importance of…Read More
We Are Everyone - Stripping Down the Façade & Leading with Honesty

We Are Everyone – Stripping Down the Façade & Leading with Honesty

“Up at the top levels, they have to set the example to make the changes, because if it’s in disarray up there, it’s going to trickle all the way down to the bottom.“ Matt…Read More
We Are Everyone: Expanding the Definition of Compassion with Her Journey Told Host, Sandy Lutton

We Are Everyone: Expanding the Definition of Compassion with Her Journey Told Host, Sandy Lutton

“We hear, often times, the success story…but do we really get down to what were the obstacles that you faced…and how did you show up on the days that you didn’t want to? That’s…Read More
We Are Everyone: Garnering Intentional Focus to Create a Growth Mindset

We Are Everyone: Garnering Intentional Focus to Create a Growth Mindset

“These days you have to be an intentional practitioner and a reflective practitioner to help people get from point A to point B.” Dr. Lonzo Sasso, the CEO of LCS Strategies & Alliance, LLC,…Read More
We Are Everyone: Advancing Education to Meet Societal and Mental Health

We Are Everyone: Advancing Education to Meet Societal and Mental Health

“These are interconnected crises that have come together over a very long period of time. The good news is tools are now available. Tools are now being built at a significant scale that can…Read More
We Are Everyone: Art Therapy – Tackling Our Challenges Through Expression

We Are Everyone: Art Therapy – Tackling Our Challenges Through Expression

“What I found is that I really loved listening to their stories and learning all about how they used art as a way of processing their pain and expressing themselves and kind of communicating…Read More
We Are Everyone: Defining and Maintaining Your Mental Fitness

We Are Everyone: Defining and Maintaining Your Mental Fitness

“Different workouts work for different people; just as different therapy works for different people.” Sara Battista, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Saroya Tinker, NWHL defenseman, recent graduate of Yale, mentor and podcast host, share the…Read More
We Are Everyone: Learning to Discover, Process and Communicate Our Best Way Forward

We Are Everyone: Learning to Discover, Process and Communicate Our Best Way Forward

“First, the self has to be excavated and confronted before you can possibly confront the rest of the world.” Julianna Wexler, founder of Parama, and Jared Schuster, holistic life coach and founder of Sparks…Read More

Season 3

We Are Everyone: Innovation and Mental Wellness

We Are Everyone: Innovation and Mental Wellness

“I think it’s sort of a flywheel where we are possibly using social media and using the Internet in more and different ways.” Danny Dickstein, Brand Partnerships Manager at TikTok, and James Delattre, Associate…Read More
We Are Everyone: Treating Your Employees with Respect

We Are Everyone: Treating Your Employees with Respect

“Being an entrepreneur, you learn how to fail fast, but you also learn how to pivot quickly.” Two hospitality experts – Anastasia Dellaccio – Senior Manager – Community Impact and Philanthropy, Corporate Affairs at…Read More
We Are Everyone: The Strength of Speaking Up with Maurisa Potts

We Are Everyone: The Strength of Speaking Up with Maurisa Potts

“Your voice is the number one powerful tool that you have and you have to use it to speak up.” Maurisa Potts, Founder & CEO, Spotted MP, joins us for an open conversation about…Read More
We Are Everyone: The Power of Art and Mental Wellness with Kayleigh Bryant and Peter Maye

We Are Everyone: The Power of Art and Mental Wellness with Kayleigh Bryant and Peter Maye

“The power of the art has a proven impact on our wellness.” Peter Maye, Co-Director, Arts in Foggy Bottom, and Kayleigh Bryant – Greenwell, Curator of 2021 Exhibition & Head of Public Programs with…Read More
We Are Everyone: You Have to Help Yourself with Natalie Oliverio

We Are Everyone: You Have to Help Yourself with Natalie Oliverio

“Anything is possible, anything can be fixed, anything can be supported, no matter whom it is and what their problems are.” Natalie Oliverio, Founder and CEO of Military Talent Partners, join us to talk…Read More
Leveraging Empathy and Creativity for Effective Communication

Leveraging Empathy and Creativity for Effective Communication

“Stop evaluating what you can’t change, but start with the present moment where you are at right now.” Jenny Shtipelman, Senior Vice President, National Capital Bank of Washington and Sean Murphy, Founder and Executive…Read More
Cultivating Workplace Culture as Solopreneurs

Cultivating Workplace Culture as Solopreneurs

 “You’re going to have to sink or swim.” Pamela Lynne Sorensen, President of High Frequency Consulting, and Matt Billman, Engineer at Heartcast Media and Creator of Chirpin’ DMV, discuss workplace culture as solopreneurs and…Read More
Pivoting with Strong Mental Fitness

Pivoting with Strong Mental Fitness

“If you need to help to stay positive, you need to think back on the best moments of your life and write them down.” Kristina Bouweiri, President & CEO of Reston Limousine, and Micha…Read More
The Intersection of Civility, Joy, and Protocol in the Workforce

The Intersection of Civility, Joy, and Protocol in the Workforce

“Civility begins with being civil to you.” Andrew J. Sherman, Author and Partner at Seyfarth Shaw, and Shelby Joy Scarbrough, Author and Entrepreneur, talk about the trends in the workplace when it comes to…Read More
People Need People

People Need People

“Don’t assume that your experience is everybody’s.” France Hoang, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at boodleAI, and Chaise Schmidt, Tenant Advisory at Cushman & Wakefield, share their insights on empathy and how different generations…Read More
Bridging the Generational Gap with Mindfulness in the Workplace

Bridging the Generational Gap with Mindfulness in the Workplace

“The hardest thing to do in your life is to stop doing something you do all the time and start doing the next thing.” Emily Rasowsky, Marketing at Amazon, and Steve Polo, Managing Partner…Read More
Putting the People First with Tracey Power

Putting the People First with Tracey Power

“Laughter is good for your wellness and for your mental wellness as well.” Tracey Power, Chief People Officer at Vaco, discusses the importance of employers putting their people first and the power of perspective.…Read More

Season 2

Building Grit Along Your Journey with Karen Wawrzaszek and Tony Crescenzo

Building Grit Along Your Journey with Karen Wawrzaszek and Tony Crescenzo

Principal & Senior Director of Financial Planning at Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blayney, Karen Wawrzaszek, and President of Intelligent Waves, Tony Crescenzo, joined us to discuss how they have developed grit along their journeys.…Read More
Speaking Your Truth with Erinn Roth and Jerome Allen

Speaking Your Truth with Erinn Roth and Jerome Allen

Author and Assistant Coach of the Boston Celtics, Jerome Allen, joined us alongside Founder/CEO of Ms. Jo’s Petite Sweets, Erinn Roth, for a conversation about strength through vulnerability, accountability, and getting your mind right.…Read More
The Pursuit of Positive Energy with Maggie O’Neill and Bob Morgan

The Pursuit of Positive Energy with Maggie O’Neill and Bob Morgan

CoFounder & Chief Creative Officer at SWATCHROOM, Maggie O’Neill, joined us alongside President and Founder of Pivotal Moments, Bob Morgan, to discuss the pursuit of positive energy, adapting to change, and balancing the different…Read More
We All Have a Team with Lisa Sun and Geoff Arnold

We All Have a Team with Lisa Sun and Geoff Arnold

CEO of GRAVITAS Lisa Sun and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Rider University Geoff Arnold, joined us for a conversation on the benefits of working with a team, the power of practice, and ego…Read More

Season 1

Calming the Human Spirit with Sheldon Candis

Calming the Human Spirit with Sheldon Candis

It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Filmmaker and Director at CINEPHILE ACADEMY, Sheldon Candis, joined us for a discussion on learning to do more with less, putting in work to succeed and developing your…Read More
Risk Versus Reward with Scott Thuman

Risk Versus Reward with Scott Thuman

Chief Political Correspondent at Sinclair and Full Measure, Scott Thuman, joined us for a conversation on understanding your place in the world, using past experiences to grow and measuring risks versus rewards. Scott also…Read More
Compartmentalizing with Robin Bronk

Compartmentalizing with Robin Bronk

The CEO at the Creative Coalition, Robin Bronk, joined us for a discussion on the power of listening, the importance of the arts and communication as our calling card. Robin also stresses the value…Read More
Progress Not Perfection with Mary-Claire Burick

Progress Not Perfection with Mary-Claire Burick

The President at Rosslyn Business Improvement District, Mary-Claire Burick, joined us for a discussion on the value of community engagement, the importance of self-care, and the significance of having empathy as a leader. Mary…Read More
Owning Your Gravitas with Lisa Sun

Owning Your Gravitas with Lisa Sun

How do you take a difficult situation and turn it into something positive? CEO and Founder at GRAVITAS, Lisa Sun, joined us for a powerful conversation on the definition of gravitas, embodying body positivity,…Read More
Pushing Forward with Jordan Hill

Pushing Forward with Jordan Hill

Former NFL Player & Chief Community Officer at The Bridge, Jordan Hill, joined us for a conversation on struggling with mental wellness while in the NFL, switching to a plant-based diet and bridging the…Read More
Perspective is Timeless with John Simpkins

Perspective is Timeless with John Simpkins

The Head of Musical Theater at Penn State, John Simpkins, joined us for a discussion on viewing wellness as a way of life, having perspective at any age and integrating mental wellness programs for…Read More
Ageism in Society with Jay Newton-Small

Ageism in Society with Jay Newton-Small

Jay Newton-Small, Founder of MemoryWell, joined us to discuss the struggles that come with being a caregiver, how women are changing America and the impact of Alzheimer’s on mental wellness. MemoryWell is a digital…Read More
Accelerating Innovation with Doug Anderson

Accelerating Innovation with Doug Anderson

CEO & Founder of DCA Live, Doug Anderson, joined us to discuss the demand for connecting with peers, the power of interpersonal relationships and pivoting his business during the pandemic.   DCA Live hosts…Read More
Reputational Capital with David Mercer

Reputational Capital with David Mercer

“Every day is a new day.” David Mercer, President, Mercer & Associates, Inc. joined us to discuss decisions guided by principles, the concept of rent-free space and the importance of taking care of yourself.…Read More