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Sharon Says So podcast

Episode 11: Connecticut - The Father of Education with Kevin and Layla Palmer podcast Aug 09, 2021

 

In this episode, Sharon sits down with her good friends, Kevin and Layla Palmer. Sharon and the Palmers explore the ambitious life of Noah Webster, an American lexicographer, author, editor, and textbook pioneer. At the height of the Gilded Age, Noah Webster revolutionized the American...

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Episode 10: How to be a Good News Consumer with Jessica Yellin podcast Aug 02, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with long-time journalist, author, and former CNN Chief White House Correspondent, Jessica Yellin to tackle the topic of the media and news. In an era of the 24-hour news cycle, we are constantly bombarded with new information, analysis and opinions. Luckily,...

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Episode 9: Colorado - Angel of the Rockies with Jessica Malaty Rivera podcast Aug 02, 2021

 

In this episode, Sharon tells the heartfelt story of Clara Brown, the “Angel of the Rockies” to Jessica Mataly Rivera.  Jessica is a friend and brilliant epidemiologist who may or may not have cried when she heard the touching details of Clara’s story. Sharon takes...

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Episode 8: How to Be a Good Internet Citizen with Glo Atanmo podcast Aug 02, 2021

In this episode with Glo Atanmo, Sharon sits down to talk about how we consume social media and the person behind the posts. Glo has many titles, roles, and passions but is best described as a creative educator. She has traveled to over 80 countries, and with every post, she approaches them with...

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Episode 7: California - Father of National Parks with Kendra Adachi podcast Aug 02, 2021

 

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Kendra Adachi, affectionately known on the internet as the Lazy Genius, who is also the host of The Lazy Genius Podcast and author of The Lazy Genius Way. Sharon and Kendra discuss the passionate nature of John Muir, an environmental philosopher,...

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Episode 6: Arkansas - The Lost Year with Bethanie Garcia podcast Jul 26, 2021

In this episode, Sharon tells the story of the Little Rock Nine to her friend and successful blogger and podcast host, Bethanie Garcia. At the end of the 1950s, following the Brown v. Board of Education decision to integrate schools, the town of Little Rock was nothing short of tumultuous, when...

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Episode 5: How to Stop Being Wrong with Adam Grant podcast Jul 26, 2021

 

In this episode, Sharon is joined by organizational psychologist and top-rated Wharton professor Adam Grant. Adam is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of five books, most recently Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know. Sharon and Adam talk about human...

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Episode 4: Arizona - The Confession with Jami Nato podcast Jul 26, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by friend and successful entrepreneur, Jami Nato, to discuss the story behind Miranda v Arizona. We’ve all heard the line “You have the right to remain silent” but most don’t know the fascinating tale of Ernesto “Ernie”...

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Episode 3: The Man Who Named a Bluebird After Me with Carlos Whittaker podcast Jul 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon meets with her dear friend and bestselling author Carlos Whittaker to discuss how to let go of fear and change the world in a positive way. In an era of social media and ‘cancel culture,’ it seems more daunting than ever to pursue a cause or passion. Whether...

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Episode 2: Alaska - The Sled Dogs Who Saved a Village with Dr. Shanté Cofield podcast Jul 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with Dr. Shanté Cofield, a business coach helping movement and health professionals succeed in the online space. The two connect to discuss the story behind the little-known 1925 Serum Run, which took place in the brutal Alaskan wilderness. During a...

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Episode 1: Alabama - The Man Who Almost Wasn't Vice President with Abi Ayres podcast Jul 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Abi Ayres, and in this episode they discuss the life and legacy of William Rufus King, the 13th vice president of the United States, who served as vice president for a few weeks before his untimely death. William Rufus King’s lifelong political career...

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How to Support Teachers in 2021 May 07, 2021

It's sad, but true: teachers have never felt less supported, cared for, or appreciated than they do in this moment. News and media headlines proclaim that it’s the teachers who are hell-bent on keeping our kids out of school, while their district administration expects them to build a plane...

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