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In this final episode of The Reset for 2019 we’re treated to a conversation with Jeannie Zandi. Jeannie is a teacher, author, and speaker who leads people to fully embrace their humanness with all of its twists, turns, triumphs and tragedies. She teaches internationally in both live and online settings, and she offers courses through her online school. In this conversation we talk about spirituality, gender, the subtle art of living as a techy-feelie, and a large menu of upcoming events that Jeannie will be hosting. Thanks for listening this year, and I’ll look forward to bringing more your way in 2020! Jeannie Zandi Online Website: Online School Facebook Page: Friends of Jeannie Zandi Private Facebook Group:
What if you could earn a living by being true to yourself? Ariana Friedlander started Rosabella Consulting with that very question in mind. Not long after she started, she realized that she didn’t  really know how to run a business and she began an in-depth, on-the-job study of the subject of entrepreneurship that continues today. Ariana works with individuals and organizations as a consultant and trainer in areas like leadership, conversational intelligence, and personal growth and development. Also in this episode we’ll hear how Ariana uses journaling as a central part of her life and work, bringing the value and insight of personal reflection into her daily process of centering, clearing her mind, and engaging her creativity. She is the author of The Misfit Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Business Your Way, and she will be releasing an extensive course on journaling in the near future. For more information, visit
When Curt Bear left a 15 year banking career to start his own food business he created a peer advisory group to help him make the the transition from the corporate world to the entrepreneurial. After 2 years in the food business he realized that his peer advisory think tank for small businesses had become both more of a passionate interest and a more viable business. LoCo Think Tank has grown to include five chapters in Northern Colorado and is continuing to expand into new communities as well as extending its services into larger companies. For more information about LoCo Think Tank: On LinkedIn: Larimer SBDC: For more information about Franklin Taggart and The Reset Podcast: 
In the years following her son Matt’s death, Jane Nicolet eventually found healing and solace through writing. Her letters, later collected into a book called Letters for Grace: One Mother’s Journey, helped her through the arduous stages of loss and grief then culminated in a reconnection with her son’s spirit and memory. In her second book, Finding Grace: Journeys of Grief, Courage, and Healing, she moves beyond her own story to help other bereaved parents tell theirs, providing experienced reflections along the way. There will be an author talk and book signing for her second book at the Fort Collins Barnes and Noble, 4045 S. College in Fort Collins Saturday, April 6th at 11AM. Learn more: On Facebook: For more information about The Reset Podcast visit
After relocating from Brazil to Northern Colorado, Betina Meyer-Pflug decided to change her career direction. Taking her 20 years of business and marketing experience and training to be a coach, she is bringing together an exceptional set of business tools to help non-profit organizations work more efficiently, accomplishing a greater mission and getting the most out of their resources. Trained as a teacher of the popular management software SalesForce, Betina leads and advises non-profit professionals to build and lead stable, sustainable businesses. In the near future she will be offering a new podcast, Wisdom for Nonprofits that will feature proven leaders in the non-profit sector who will share their experiences, insights, and best practices. More information about Betina and the Wisdom for Nonprofits podcast is available at Join the Wisdom for Nonprofits LinkedIn Group here:
 Sometimes a fresh start begins with a cease and desist order.  Sari Kimbell is a business consultant who helps people brings their food product ideas to market. In this follow-up interview we learn about some of the scary things that can happen if we use another company’s trademark. We also hear about a brand new program that Sari is offering to help food product creators get the best possible start in business. The Food Business Success Startup Accelerator will be launching in a couple of weeks. If you want to start a food business, listen to the end for an amazing offer. If you don’t want to start a food business, you may want to after you hear what Sari is up to. For more information about the program, visit To watch the video series on ten mistakes that food businesses make, visit Follow Food Business Success on Instagram For more information about Franklin Taggart and The Reset Podcast please visit
In 2012, decathlete Chris Helwick retired from professional track and field after a successful career. In both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic trials he had placed in the top 10 finalists, needing to be in the top three to compete in the Olympics. After retiring he tried his hand at business, and took some time to travel, eventually returning to his Colorado hometown. A random comment from an acquaintance led to a strange sequence of events. Beginning with a deep analysis of his own movements, he began to understand new levels of performance potential, and began to wonder if this could make the competitive difference in a run for the 2020 games in Tokyo. To follow Chris’ journey to the Olympics, join his email list at
Teresa Funke embodies the modern artist/entrepreneur. She is the owner of Teresa Funke & Company and Victory House Press and the award-winning author of seven novels for adults and children based on true stories from WWII. She is also a nationwide speaker offering keynotes and presentations, and a popular consultant. Teresa has 27 years of experience as an entrepreneur and community catalyst. Her innovative programs and boundary-pushing talks challenge her audiences to change their view of how life and business should be led. Visit her speaker page to learn more about her one-of-kind Bursts of Brilliance™ talks or her motivational keynotes. In this episode of The Reset Podcast we talk about Teresa’s early career decision to self publish, and how she’s navigated her success in that field. We also look at the ways technology has changed the game for writers and publishers. Finally, we cover her most recent transition from writing historical stories based on WWII, to her new book arriving in 2019, 222 Bursts of Brilliance for a Creative Life based on her popular blog. More information about Teresa can be found on her website: Sign-up for the blog: She is also active on the following social media channels: The Reset Podcast is produced and hosted by Franklin Taggart. For more information, please visit
Tim Wade’s life path has taken him from entertainment, to theme park attraction design, to writing for Hollywood heavyweights, to a new adventure - helping people transform their relationships. Offering workshops and retreats for men and couples, Tim shows his clients how a simple shift in understanding can change everything. Listen for the full story. More information about Tim and his programs is available at For information about Franklin Taggart and The Reset Podcast, please visit Recorded in December 2018.
In 2015, massage therapist Marissa Orchard found herself with a budding massage practice and an expansive facility that would ultimately become The Orchard - An Integrated Health Center. In these few years, The Orchard has grown to include a number of healing modalities and professionals. In this interview Marissa tells us the story of her discovery of traditional healing alternatives, and her vision for what has now become The Orchard. Remember that Himalayan Salt Cave sessions are on sale through the end of 2018. Over 30% OFF! More information about Marissa’s massage practice: More information about The Orchard: And The Orchard Wellness Podcast! More information about The Reset Podcast, and Franklin Taggart:
A succession of hardships and loss moved Katie Huey to seek her own grounding through writing. Her blog, 52 Beautiful Things is a growing collection of her insightful reflections that draw attention to the beautiful things we might be missing as the world’s chaos distracts us. Enjoy the interview, and please visit to experience Katie’s writing for yourself. More information about The Reset Podcast is available at
A year ago, Lenina Olivas walked out of her teaching job with no clear idea of what she was going to do next. In the year that’s just passed she’s found an opportunity for oil painting to become a cornerstone of an entirely new direction, which includes being hired as an art gallery director and an invitation to participate in a local art studio tour. Enjoy her story! Lenina’s links: Website: Facebook: Instagram: YouTube: Lenina will be the featured artist at the Christmas Shops at Centerra in Loveland on December 6, 2018. Her work can also be seen at the Lincoln Gallery in Loveland Colorado. If you’ve enjoyed The Reset Podcast, please subscribe through your favorite podcast listening app. For more information, please visit
From a brush with history at Occidental College in the 70s, to advertising in Austin in the 80s, and on to a life of devotion and service, Dhara Rose shares her path up until now, and where she’ll be going next. The words of her guru Neem Karoli Baba to love, serve, and remember are leading her to another expression of Grace. More information about the Neem Karoli Baba Ashram in Taos, New Mexico may be found at You may also follow the news of the ashram on Facebook at
A family accident and deep dissatisfaction with her job propelled Megan Melton into starting her own business, and finding new energy and satisfaction in life. Thorough her coaching she is helping young businesses tighten up their operations, and find new stability and growth. Now she enjoys more time with her family, and a renewed sense of purpose and strength. Enjoy The Reset Podcast interview with Megan now, and please subscribe to hear more great stories of people making fresh starts in every area of their lives. Megan is offering a free 30 minute coaching call. Listen for her email address in the episode. Connect with Megan on LInkedIn Follow Megan on Facebook
In this episode of The Reset Podcast, Franklin Taggart interviews Susan Atwater and Jeffrey Pomranka of Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud, an organization that has been active in our community for 50 years. We talk about the challenges faced by non-profit organizations, recent and upcoming special events, and how the non-profit world is changing as more transparency and accountability are put in place. For more information, visit On Facebook:
Brian Hanning is a Northern Colorado attorney who specializes in helping small businesses with their legal concerns. He is also a volunteer for the Colorado Attorneys for the Arts, providing legal services for qualified artists. Brian is an active member in our community, volunteering frequently to help with events like Made in Loveland Week, and Fort Collins ComiCon. In this episode he shares about his own discovery of his passion for law, some stories of how he helps small businesses and artists, and some of the local events and organizations that he generously supports with his time and talent. Recommended Links: Brian’s website - Colorado Attorneys for the Arts - (note: the link mentioned in the interview is incorrect) Brian on LinkedIn - Contact Brian -
After graduating from Harvard, Dr. Joanie Connell landed in Silicon Valley as an engineer only to find that she wanted more in her work than what she’d been finding. Taking a leap in an entirely new direction, she received her PhD in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley and entered the business of consulting. She’s the author of Flying Without a Helicopter (Berrett-Koehler Publishers), and most recently she’s the host and producer of a new podcast, Reinventing Nerds. For more information: This show was recorded using Zoom video conferencing
Vi Wickam is a championship fiddler who has a knack for making ideas happen. His ability to take targeted, effective action has shown up in a variety of arenas, from music, to web design, to online education, and creating a new venue for live music in his home town. More information about Vi at Thanks to Danny Dodge at Roadrunner Productions for providing the place and the expertise to make this podcast happen. See what he can do for you at More information about this show and more can be found at and Thanks for watching and subscribing!
My guest for this episode is hobby farmer Melissa Davis. 8 years ago Melissa Davis left a management career to begin growing food for her family. After several years of preparing the soil on her family’s micro farm, Melissa now grows about half of the food her family consumes in a year. She calls it hobby farming, but it sounds like more work than most hobbies. This is her story about her transition from corporate work to working in the soil, and her new interest in acquiring a small manufacturing business. For more information about Kiss the Ground visit For the Savory Institute visit This interview was recorded on Zoom. Zoom video conferencing is available for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Try Zoom today:
My guest for this episode is financial coach, Penny Kidd. After learning to manage her own money, Penny found a new direction helping people earn more, save more, and rapidly reduce their debt. She shares practical strategies and tools, all while giving her clients persistent nuges toward financial freedom. Sign up for a free discovery session with Penny at On Facebook: On YouTube: On Twitter: Try Zoom today:
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