Episode 01 | Part One: Sergeant Major Keith Craig

Cicely welcomes her first guest on the podcast, Sergeant Major Keith Craig. The Sergeant Major is a public speaker, entertainment executive, philanthropist, and U.S. Army Veteran. He’s also the author of Serving To Lead: Lessons in Adversity and Resilience from the Battlefield, Gridiron, and the Corporate World. In part one, Sergeant Major shares his journey from homelessness to a decorated career in the U.S. Army, the biggest culture shock he discovered after he left the military, and how he developed his leadership mentality through adversity.

About Keith Craig: Sergeant Major Keith L. Craig is an international best-selling author, who published ‘Serving To Lead’. Sergeant Major is also an Entertainment Executive that worked in Burbank, CA at Walt Disney Studios, managing Central Division theatrical sales and distribution for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Prior to this, he served 32 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Sergeant Major. His time in service took him around the world where he served in 6 combat campaigns, conducted humanitarian and natural disaster operations played professional football, and oversaw the creation of senior enlisted training programs. In addition to his primary duties at Disney, Craig was President of the company’s Diversity Resource Group SALUTE, charged with supporting military veterans employed by the studio, helping them integrate, strengthen and grow their careers and provide a sense of community within the organization.

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Episode 14 | Part Two: Sophie Beren

In the conclusion of Cicely’s talk with Sophie Beren, the founder of The Conversationalist, Sophie discusses how she connects with people in her non-partisan community, and she shares some advice for bridging the communication gap been leadership and Gen Z. About Sophie Beren: Sophie is a unifier from Wichita, Kansas. She is the Founder and

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Episode 14 | Part One: Sophie Beren

Sophie Beren takes a seat this week. Sophie is the founder and CEO of The Conversationalist, a non-partisan educational platform empowering the next generation to break out of their echo chambers, have difficult conversations, and unify. Her community of over 70,000 young people is committed to coming together, across differences, through multiple platforms. In part

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Episode 13 | Part Two: Will Guidara

In the conclusion of Cicely’s talk with restaurateur and author of Unreasonable Hospitality, Will Guidara, Will shares why every business can CHOOSE to be a hospitality business and why leaders shouldn’t be afraid of criticizing team members. About Will Guidara: Will is the former owner of Make it Nice, the hospitality group with restaurants covering

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