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Emily Giffin, New York Times Bestselling Author

Emily Giffin did a complete U-turn in her career when a career as a corporate lawyer left her unsatisfied. She pursued her dream of being a writer. Her ability to write complex, fascinating and flawed characters has landed her on the New York Times best-seller list. She has written not one but eight best-selling novels and has developed a cult like following of devotees. Emily takes us to her favorite Seafood restaurant in Atlanta to eat the food she loves and talk about the anatomy of a best-selling page-turner.

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Deepak Chopra, Author and Spiritual Teacher

New York Times best-selling author Deepak Chopra is a medical doctor by trade but he is best known for his work to get people to live a life of greater consciousness. His devotion to mental wellness and well-being is at the center of his work, his teachings and his speaking engagements. Over sustainable farm-to- table lunch, Deepak shares how he brings an idea to execution through the power of the mind. This enlightening conversation is both nourishing for the mind and spirit.

  • 2020-09-27T13:00:00-07:00
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Jake Wood, Founder of Team Rubicon

Jake Wood is a former Marine who used his military training to create and lead a non-profit called Team Rubicon. He won the 2018 Pat Tillman awared for service at the ESPY awards and has written a book Take Command: Lessons in Leadership: How to be a First Responder in Business. Over burgers and beer and cheese curds, Jake talks about his passion to put Veterans back to work and harness their military training to serve and help those in disaster areas across the world.

  • 2020-09-28T02:30:00-07:00
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Ashley Longshore, Artist

Ashley Longshore is a Louisiana based painter and gallery owner. Her art is centered around Hollywood Glamour and American consumerism and has been compared to Andy Warhol. With millions of fans and celebrity followers, Ashley shows us what it means to march to a different beat. Over the Indian flavors of New-Orleans, Louisiana spot Saffron, Ashley talks about creating her Art and how she believes Art can truly change the world.

  • 2020-10-05T02:30:00-07:00
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  • 2020-10-11T13:00:00-07:00
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Howard Schultz, Ceo, Starbucks

There is no more iconic CEO in this country than Howard Schultz. The green and white logo is in 75 countries and 28-thousand stores around the world, but it is the story of how it all started and the lessons learned along the way that is so remarkable. Howard takes us to his favorite Seattle restaurant Mamnoon, a Middle Eastern restaurant known for flavors so good "they'll make you cry." This restaurant is the backdrop for Howard to tell us about the heart and soul of his company and his future mission in the world.

  • 2020-10-12T02:30:00-07:00
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Jason Mayden, Designer, Nike

When Jason Mayden grew up on the South Side of Chicago, he dreamed of being like Michael Jordan. Instead, he went on to design shoes for him. His Nike Air Monarch became the highest grossing shoe of all time. Jason takes us to Giordano's Deep Dish pizza to tell us why this Chicago comfort food staple is also symbolic of why he loves this city and how it fueled his imagination and dreams. Jason's neighborhood is one of the most dangerous in the city yet he believes the perceived negative aspects became strategic advantages for him in business and life.

  • 2020-10-19T02:30:00-07:00
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Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, Samasource

She has been named Forbes "30 under 30", Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" and Fortune Magazine's "Most Promising Entrepreneurs". Leila Janah started a non-profit with $14,000 she won in a business plan competition. Her goal was to reduce global poverty by putting people into jobs where they could earn a living wage. Her company Samasource does just that.

  • 2020-10-26T02:30:00-07:00
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