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Agent of Change - Qaadirah Abdur Rahim

In an educational environment where 43-45% of public school children graduate high school, Qaadirah Abdur Rahim's Future Foundation in Atlanta graduates 100% of its students providing a nearly unlimited horizon. Here, we talk about her personal journey and the challenges presented to her organization by our current crises.

Making Education Matter - John Waldron

John Waldron is the state representative from Oklahoma District 77. He's a career educator who transitioned his fight for the students of his district to a cause for the students of his state. Here, we talk about family, a vocation in education, and how one makes the change from history teacher to state-house politico.

Glimpsing the Epicenter - Derrick Jackson

Derrick Jackson is a veteran of the New York digital agency world who lives in Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC, overlooking Elmhurst Hospital. Here, he provides a unique glimpse into what living in the epicenter of the epicenter working from home feels like.

Life & Music in the Now - Jody Nardone

Self-employed and living the life of a successful musician in Nashville, Jody Nardone talks to us about what inspired him to his career, the journey of his business and creative life, and how the Caronavirus health crisis is impacting him, his family, and his community.

Rhyming Through History - Dr. Susan Kent

Author and historian Susan Kingsley Kent gives us a historical perspective on what's going on today by looking at the experience of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic that killed an estimated 50-100 million people worldwide.

Friday at the Carnival - Dave Johnson

We talk to Dave Johnson, Meet Director of the Penn Relays. Cancelled for the first time in it's 126-year history.

When the Lights Go Down - Jim Ridgway

Checking in on the news from California and on the job market during a global pandemic.

Proving Purpose with a Smile - Dr. Christina Carter

Dr. Cristina Carter of Carter Smile is a pediatric dentist and orthodontist in Morristown, NJ, who is as dedicated to her team as she is to her patients, her profession, and her family.

Saving St. Patrick's Day - Richie & Erika Delaney Hayes

We sat down with these great Irish entertainers to discuss the Friday the 13th before St. Patrick's Day this year when all manner of entertainment heck broke loose under pandemic threat.

When the Lights Went Out on Broadway - Melissa Joy Crawford

Melissa Joy Crawford is the Production Wardrobe Supervisor for the Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY. And with Broadway basically shut down, we have a chat about her career in costuming, the effect of the current pandemic situation on her profession, and the incredibly uplifting message behind the show she says she'd love to work on for the rest of her life.

Gratitude in the Age of Corona - Dr. Peggy DeLong

Dr. Margaret DeLong, or Peggy, as I know her, is a psychologist, author, and all-around excellently generous human being. We talk about her business and career trajectory, the challenges she's overcome in her life and those she's addressing during this time of global pandemic and what we all can do to alleviate some of the fear, anxiety, and pressure that's putting on all of us.

The Story Forge Podcast - Introduction

Your introduction to The Story Forge Podcast. Listen to a brief summary of what the podcast is about and all those incredible small business people we're talking to to learn about how they've built their businesses and thrived in a chaotic world.

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