At first glance, Kacee Must’s Citizen Yoga empire looks like a typical yoga company. But look deeper and you see its focus is building community and connection as a way to prevent suicide. Kacee became an entrepreneur to honor the memory of her sister, Miya, who ended her own life read more
Lynne Golodner has dedicated her life to sharing stories about how people find meaning in the mundane. In her new podcast, Make Meaning, launched in 2018, Lynne shines the spotlight on meaningful people doing meaningful things and living lives filled with purpose. Download podcast episodes here, on iTunes, Soundcloud, Podcast Detroit, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts. We hope you become inspired to find meaning in your work, at home, and wherever you go!
For the past ten years, Brenda Meller has been embracing social media to help propel her personal and professional efforts and now through Meller Marketing, she helps people and businesses with marketing and social media, specializing in LinkedIn. She first realized the power of social media when making a career read more
When Kerry Shaffer began rowing, in her mind there was no other end game than to compete and stand on the podium at the Olympic Games one day. After competing in four world championships, Kerry retired from competitive rowing and is now an excellent role model for the up-and-coming club read more
Noreen Ehrlich, a savvy former Wall Street CFO and global entrepreneur, has been developing her latest venture as a success and business relationship coach. Her insights and her devotion to helping people break through to new levels of consciousness and success are inspiring. She’s a powerful lady, who helps her read more
Amy Haimerl is the founder of the Shady Ladies Literary Society, an event series that pairs up emerging women writers, scientists, chefs and bartenders for unforgettable evenings. Amy is also a professor of journalism at Michigan State University and author of Detroit Hustle, a memoir about rehabbing an historic home read more
Karen Dybis is everywhere, writing about the pulse of Michigan and Detroit. With 20+ years of writing and publishing, Karen specializes in writing about little-known local gems, stories, innovations and inspirations. This week, on the Make Meaning podcast, Lynne Golodner chats with Karen about why storytelling is so important in read more
Burners Without Borders Detroit provides people experiencing homelessness supplies to survive the cold. This week on the Make Meaning podcast, Lynne Golodner chats with Doxie Kaltz, lead community organizer for BWB Detroit. Hear Doxie building community and seeing the humanity in everyone.
DCFC (Detroit City Football Club) was founded with the motto “Passion for our city, passion for the game.” David Dwaihy, one of five founders, joins Lynne Golodner on the Make Meaning podcast to talk about the Detroit-proud soccer club, how he gains a sense of purpose building community around soccer read more
Heather’s love for cake design stemmed from her education in art, a passion for food, and a childlike refusal to believe that there was nothing she couldn’t create. While attending the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Heather Leavitt packed up her paint brushes and headed to Florence read more