Welcome to the podcast space for The Growth and Resilience Network®.


The underlying theme of these podcasts reflects the importance of professional and personal growth and resilience.  You have three ways to access the podcasts:

1. Click here to go to my podcast channel (http://www.piscitellipodcasts.libsyn.com/).
2. OR Go to iTunes Podcasts.(https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/growth-resilience-steve-piscitelli/id1033281375?mt=2).  
3. OR Click on the links below. These will take you to the same presentations as above--but with a few images of my guests.

Episode #1: Powerful (Mindful) Preparation. Powerful Presentation
      Guest: Entertainer and songwriter Mike "Shack" Shackelford (June 2015)

Episode #2: Transformational Leadership (Part 1)
      Guest: Dr. John Wall  (July 2015)

Episode #3: Transformational Leadership (Part 2)
      Guest: Dr. John Wall (July 2015)

Episode #4. Creativity (Part 1): Listening to the Internal Dialogue
      Guest: Songwriter and visual artist Shawn Eager (August 2015)

Episode #5. Creativity (Part 2): Seeking Inspiration & the Road to Your Heart
      Guest: Songwriter and visual artist Shawn Eager  (August 2015)

Episode #6: Balancing Career and Life: A Working Mother's Perspective
      Guest: Business woman Katie Mahan  (September 2015)

Episode #7. Resilience: Thriving in the Thin Place
      Guest: The Reverend Don R. Lynn  (October 2015)

Episode #8. Inspiration and the Potential to Make a Difference
      Guest: Award-winning reporter Matt Soergel (November 2015)

Episode #9. Physical Fitness and Mental Discipline
      Guest: Charles Bailey, personal trainer (December 2015)

Episode #10. Personal Growth and Resilience Through Personal Challenges
      Guest: Eileen Crawford, LMHS  (January 2016)

Episode #11. Career-Balance: A Working DAD's Perspective
      Guest: Brian Crawford, businessman  (February 2016)

Episode #12. Entrepreneurship: The Art of Intentionality, Growth and Resilience
      Guest: CEO Pepper Lindsey of Lindsey Films (www.lindseyfilms.com) (March 2016)

Episode #13. Children FACE Their Future with Resilience
      Guest: Kirk Farber, Executive Director of F.A.C.E. (www.face4kids.org)  (April 2016)

Episode #14: Overcoming Adversity Among Disabled Clients with Prader-Willi Syndrome
      Guests: The Arc of Alachua County (www.arcalachua.org)  (May 2016)

Episode #15: Building Resilience for Ex-Offenders, Their Families, and Their Communities
      Guest: Kevin Gay, CEO and President of Operation New Hope (www.operationnewhope.org/) (June 2016)

Episode #16: The Brucci's Conversations About Music and Resilience (recorded on location).
      Guests include the musical host for the evening, Mike Shackelford and a number of performers and audience members. (July 2016)

Episode #17: Growth and Resilience Through Reflective Practice
      Guests: Award-winning educators Emily Moore and Lori Dees from Wake Technical Community College (August 2016)

Episode #18: Children Are Homeless, Too
      Guest: Maxine Engram, Program Manager for The Sulzbacher Center of Jacksonville, Florida  (September 2016)

Episode #19: Living and Thriving with a Dual Sensory Impairment
      Guest: Krista Waters (October 2016)

Episode #20: Life is Not About Me, It's About Others. (100 Years of Insight)
      Guest: Centenarian Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne (November 15, 2016)

Episode #21: Resilience and the Media
     Guest: Melissa Ross, radio host and producer ( December 15, 2016)

Episode #22: The Earth is Fine: We Have Work to Do
      Guest: Adam Hoyles, scientist and environmental consultant (January 15, 2017)

Episode #23: Listent to Your Heart
    Guest: Neil Dixon, singer-songwriter  (February 15, 2017)

Episode #24: Women and Community Development: Don't Wait to be Asked
    Guest: Chris Hoffman, City Council Member, Business Owner, and Executive Director (March 15, 2017)

Episode #25: Enhancing Life Through Sports and Recreation
    Guest: Alice Krauss, Occupational Therapist and Program Manager (Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation) (April 15, 2017)

Episode #26: Middle School Resilience: Do We Build or Do We Mend?
    Guest: John Louis Meeks, Jr., Middle School Teacher (May 15, 2017)

Episode #27: The GRN Second Anniversary Celebration: The GRN Second Anniversary Celebration
     Guest: A retrospective from episodes over the last two years.  (June 15, 2017)

Episode #28: In Their Own Voices: A Conversation with Student Leaders
     Guests: Four 5th Grade Student Leaders from Atlantic Beach Elementary School  (September 15, 2017)

Episode #29: In Their Own Voices: It Can Start with a Light Bulb. Student Accommodations and Activism
     Guest: Elijah Armstrong, College Student and Advocate for Student Accommodations  (October 15, 2017)

Episode #30: In Their Own Voices: Disabilities, Sports, Recreation, and Community
     Guest: Four participants in the Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation program  (November 15, 2017)

Episode #31: Art, Empowerment, and Resilience
     Guest: Gary Mack, Artisit  ( December 15, 2017)

Episode #32: A Conversation about Public Education
     Guest: Mark Johnson, former educator and Steve Piscitelli  (January 15, 2018)

Episode #33: Innovation Law: Protecting and Sharing Your Intellectual Property
     Guests: Camille Wilson and Fernando Dutra, Attorneys at Law (February 15, 2018)

Episode #34: Promoting, Supporting, and Sustaining Local Music (March 15, 2018)
     Guests: Music promoter Ray Lewis and singer songwriter Mike Shackelford

Episode #35: Confidence from the Inside Out While Hanging Upside Down: The Power of Pole Dancing
      Guests: Entreprenuer and fitness guru, Shannon Baker Burbridge with Carol Cullen and Christie Loesch (April 15, 2018)
      Sneak Peak #1: The Attraction, Challenge, and Magic of Pole Dancing (153 second teaser clip).
      Sneak Peak #2:  Feminine Energy (164 seconds teaser clip)
      Sneak Peak #3: Pole Dancing + Confidence = Resilience

Episode #36: How Can You Heal the World?
      Guest: Reverend Elizabeth (Liz) Teal (May 15, 2018)
      Sneak Peak #1: Basics About Animal-Assisted Intervention 
      Sneak Peak #2: Be Mindful About Whom You Are Serving
      Sneak Peak #3:  Facilitate a Little Piece of Healin

Episode #37: The GRN Third Anniversary Celebration
    Guests: A retrospective from episodes over the last twelve months.  (June 15, 2018)

Episode #38: The World Needs More Improv
    Guests: Improv artists and founders of Mad Cowford Improv Rachel Stromberg and Johnny K. (coming September 15, 2018)
     Sneak Peak #1: Yes, and--The Basis of Improve (coming September 1)
     Sneak Peak #2:  Improv and Flexibility (coming September 7)
     Sneak Peak #3:  Improv as a Life Skill: Get Out of Your Head (coming September 14)  

Episode #39: Facing the Worst. Preparing for the Best (Breast Cancer and Resilience) 
    Guests: Bobbi de Cordova-Hanks, Founder of Bosom of Buddies and Award-winning TV reporter and anchor Jeannie Blaylock (coming October 15, 2018)
     Sneak Peak #1:  (coming October 1)
     Sneak Peak #2:   (coming October 7)
     Sneak Peak #3:   (coming October 14)  

Upcoming (Tentative) Topics Include:

Conversations about community with an emphasis on the following core values:

  • Relationships (November 2018)
  • Resources (December 2018)
  • Rainbows  (January 2019)
  • Responsibility (February 2019)
  • Relevance (March 2019)
  • Reflection (April 2019)

Please let me know what topics (under the growth and resilience umbrella) you would like for my guests and me to explore.