Tag: Michael Gingerich

Ask A Question

We are asked so often,  How can I be a better listener? It’s a common question we get when speaking to groups about our listening and listening training work. Most people want to know how they can be better. That’s good. But they just don’t know how to start. In answering, we say that it…
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Create Space

When we answered her email asking if we would hear her story, we listed all the ways we could listen – in person, over the phone, via Zoom, through Facebook private messaging, WhatsApp, and texting. Her reply was this: I’ve decided that initially I would like to just communicate via email. I’m not sure if…
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It Starts with What We Believe

We reflect on two of the United States’ most iconic and treasured values statements during our national pause for Veterans Day – the commemoration and honoring of those who have served and sacrificed: From the Declaration of Independence –  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all (people) are created equal, that they are…
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Eternal Optimism

SEASON 5: EPISODE 8 | November 8, 2022 Eternal Optimism with Jeannie Zappe On September 6, 2021, at the age of 55, Jeannie Zappe completed a solo crossing of the English Channel from Dover, England to Wissant, France in 14:55 hours. She became the 707th woman since 1926 to do so, and was also 20…
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One of the Things Every Leader Fears Most and How to Overcome It?

In a world of hyperconnectivity, when almost any seeming “rando” can post whatever they’d like, when they’d like, how’d they like, all while remaining relatively anonymous, what is the one thing every leader fears the most and how do we overcome it?  Two weeks ago, our leadership team was scrolling through survey results of a…
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Reflecting on 10 Years!

SEASON 5: EPISODE 7 | October 25, 2022 Reflecting on 10 Years! with Michael Gingerich & Tom Kaden 2022 is Someone To Tell It To’s 10 year-anniversary so we want to re-share this episode between our co-founders Michael Gingerich and Tom Kaden. Michael and Tom reflect on how the mission began through their deep friendship,…
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His History Isn’t History

SEASON 2: EPISODE 11 | May 26, 2020 His History Isn’t History with Conor Donnan “People have scars. In all sorts of unexpected places. Like secret roadmaps of their personal histories. Diagrams of all their old wounds. Most of our wounds heal, leaving nothing behind but a scar. But some of them don’t. Some wounds…
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Krista Jakubik

I Did What I Had to Do

SEASON 2: EPISODE 10 | April 22, 2020 I Did What I Had to Do with Krista Jakubik Today’s podcast features a very special friend of ours – Krista Jakubik.  We’ve listened to and supported Krista for more than six years, through the aftermath of pancreatic cancer, and encouraged her as she sought to meet…
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Renee Thompson

Kindness has not been cancelled. Positivity has not been cancelled. Hope has not been cancelled.

SEASON 2: EPISODE 9 | April 9, 2020 Kindness has not been cancelled. Positivity has not been cancelled. Hope has not been cancelled. with Renee Thompson During crisis, we can get so hyper-focused that we forget about showing each other that we CARE about each other.   In this episode, Renee Thompson, a nurse of…
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Getting Grief Right: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss (Part II)

SEASON 2: EPISODE 8 | March 24, 2020 Getting Grief Right: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss (Part II) with Patrick O’Malley “Few things could be more important than learning how to live with our sorrow and to support others who are bereaved.  One thing is certain: grief is inevitable and…
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