Choose Your Reader: Fueling Literacy, Language Acquisition and Meaningful Relationships
January 15, 2020
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD
Mike Coles loved reading stories to his young son, but his frequent travel schedule and subsequent divorce introduced a dilemma that inspired a creative solution to maintain the cherished tradition. Turning to technology, what began as a way to record himself reading stories to his son to hear in his absence, would ultimately become a new product that teaches children to read and speak various languages while also strengthening families across generations. In this episode, Mike shares how his love and desire to remain connected to his son ultimately took him on the quest to building a mobile application which also allows him to realize a powerful and personally meaningful vision that betters the world.
Working on Purpose
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Do you want to help create a world where people are passionate about their work, inspirational leadership helps team members realize their greatness, and capitalism thrives while serving the highest causes? Me too. The working on purpose program is a thought leadership engine that enlightens and inspires listeners with insights from elite business leaders and novel subject matter experts. Together, we’re working on purpose to steward the future of work and business to elevate us all.
Alise Cortez, PhD
Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.