Sharon Says So Podcast
Show Notes

Episode 96: Raising Critical Thinkers with Julie Bogart podcast Feb 25, 2022

In this episode, Sharon chats with Julie Bogart, creator of the award-winning Brave Writer program. Sharon and Julie talk about the benefits of leaving behind our information safety nets–the communities that only reinforce our own opinions–to explore information in new and open ways....

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Episode 95: Virginia: The Women Who Did The Next Needed Thing with Sharon McMahon podcast Feb 23, 2022

In this solo state episode, Sharon returns us to a tumultuous time in US history: Reconstruction. After the Civil War, rebuilding the country was a messy task, but Black Americans knew that creating educational opportunities for their children was important. What started in rural Virginia as the...

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Episode 94: Two Midwesterners Record a Podcast Episode with Charlie Berens podcast Feb 21, 2022

To kick off the week, Sharon sits down to chat with comedian and fellow Midwesterner, Charlie Berens. Charlie talks about how he doubled down on his Midwestern character after realizing just how different he sounded to people when he traveled outside of the Midwest. He channels his dad and his...

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Episode 93: Vermont’s Spitting Lyon with Chrissy Lawler podcast Feb 18, 2022

In this episode, Chrissy Lawler of The Peaceful Sleeper, joins Sharon to hear the story of Matthew Lyon, one of Vermont’s most eclectic historical figures. Lyon, a “redemptioner” from Dublin, made a name for himself as a fierce Democratic-Republican when he got into not...

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Episode 92: Creating Change Through Radical Optimism with Dr. Paul Zeitz podcast Feb 16, 2022

In this episode, Sharon talks with Dr. Paul Zeitz, author of Waging Optimism, about how to identify our complacency and make a move toward impacting the world around us. Together, the pair discusses how optimism leads to courage, and how courage leads to action. Oftentimes, making change...

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Episode 91: Utah: The Magic of the Osmonds with Sharon McMahon podcast Feb 14, 2022

In this solo state episode, Sharon takes us back to the 1970s to follow the rise of two of the most iconic names in showbiz… Donny and Marie Osmond. Follow along as we learn about the siblings’ long history in entertainment, from five year old Donny’s first appearance on the...

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Episode 90: The Importance of Hometown Change Makers with Michael Tubbs podcast Feb 11, 2022

In this episode, Sharon sits down to speak with Michael Tubbs, who was the youngest mayor to serve in an American city at age 26. Tubbs served as the mayor of his hometown of Stockton, CA. On a fast-track from Stanford University to the White House, Tubbs decided instead to return home, walking...

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Episode 89: Texas: The Original Goal-Getter with Ashley Rose Reeves podcast Feb 09, 2022

In this episode, Ashley Rose Reeves joins Sharon to hear the story of one of Texas’s most iconic business owners: Mary Kay Ash. Tired of being passed up for raises and promotions to her male colleagues in the 1960s, Mary Kay drew up her own business plan, armed with enthusiasm, charm, hard...

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Episode 88: How to Teach Our Children Emotional Resilience with Dr. Becky Kennedy podcast Feb 07, 2022

In this episode, Sharon talks with Dr. Becky Kennedy, a clinical psychologist who was recently named “The Millennial Parenting Whisperer” by TIME Magazine. Dr. Becky and Sharon have a conversation about communicating the tough topics with our kids; how and when to share current event...

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Episode 87: Tennessee’s Incorrigible Andrew Jackson with Richard Lim podcast Feb 04, 2022

In this episode, Sharon is joined by This American President Podcast host Richard Lim. Together they “nerd out” on facts about an under-the-radar president who was more influential than he’s often given credit for: Andrew Jackson. Listen in as they swap their favorite facts...

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Episode 86: The Power of Storytelling in Politics with Richard Fowler podcast Feb 02, 2022

In this episode, Sharon is joined by FOX News and Forbes contributor Richard Fowler to talk about storytelling and how it shapes American politics. Richard shares how and why storytelling plays a powerful role in our democracy - People will not always remember the policy, but they will always...

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Episode 85: Mt. Rushmore: The Good, The Bad, and the Dynamite with Kelli France podcast Feb 01, 2022

In this episode, Sharon and her guest, Kelli France, talk about the not-so-stellar history of the construction of Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. A sacred place to the Lakota, Tunkasila Sakpe Paha, or Six Grandfathers Mountain, was transformed in the 1920s and 30s into what we...

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