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Ask Cadence is a series dedicated to bringing solutions to your toughest project management problems. Using real-world project challenges from project managers in our global project management training seminars, our team offers guidance on how to tackle such issues as Scope, Schedule, Responsibility, Organizational Project Management, Agile Project Management and so much more. Join the discussion today and write us at cadence@cadencemc.com with your own project challenges.
 
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Men die by suicide 3.5 times more often than women, and, as a country, we lose 22 veterans a day to suicide. However, talking about mental health — particularly for men — can still be challenging and is surrounded by stigma. Several years ago, razor brand Harry's decided to focus their social impact efforts specifically on men's mental health. In t…
 
Dr. Michelle Frank is a clinical psychologist specializing in providing diagnostic and treatment services to individuals with ADHD. She joins us today to talk about inattentive ADHD and the struggles that come along by way of misdiagnosis. Nikki shares the story of her own family’s struggle with getting an inattentive diagnosis and Michelle walks u…
 
In the past four decades, only half of eligible voters participated in elections overall in the U.S. Armed with that knowledge, Pernod Ricard's Absolut vodka brand launched a #VoteResponsibly campaign prior to the first Presidential Debate. It encouraged people to "Vote First. Drink Second", and featured the brand's first television commercial in 3…
 
Dr. Marilyn Paul is a coach and organizational change consultant. She joins us today to talk about how to break the addiction to productivity without shame, free to own our ADHD brains, and get things done our way. Her mission is to support people to learn from and find value in their difficult experiences. She’s been through her own challenges wit…
 
This national election year during a global pandemic is more important than ever before and brands are standing up in a variety of ways to ensure consumers are well-informed about the how, when, where and why around voting this November. One of those brands is Coca-Cola’s Peace Tea, which has done a variety of things to ensure its young consumers h…
 
We’re stressed! Clients are stressed. Kids are stressed. We’re all stressed. Why? Because when you’re living with ADHD, you’re getting more negative messages thrown at you like so many darts than those without. And because we set such high expectations for ourselves, those negative messages leave us feeling so much more deflated! This week on the s…
 
According to The Brookings Institution, food insecurity has increased 460% since the pandemic began. With this concerning statistic in mind, rideshare company Lyft made some critical pivots to leverage their network of drivers, strategic partnerships, and impact focus to help serve the most vulnerable communities. In this episode of Cause Talk Radi…
 
Dr. Russell Barkley has been something of a firebrand in the ADHD community for over four decades. With twenty-five books — 43 separate editions — and his name behind numerous assessment scales and journal articles, he has established a career of education and advocacy in the field second to none. Today, Dr. Barkley joins us on the ADHD podcast. He…
 
Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation has a mission to bring joy to kids battling hunger or illness. When COVID hit, they quickly realized they needed to make grants available to local organizations to ensure those who needed food could get it. But that's not all they did! In this episode of Cause Talk Radio, Megan’s guest is Kari McHugh, Executive D…
 
They may have pivoted to parents, but Diane Dempster and Elaine Taylor-Klaus still bring every bit of their Impact! Today they join us to talk about parenting complex kids in a complex era along with Elaine’s new book, The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with ADHD, Anxiety, and More. Along the way, they share incredible insights on the pare…
 
When COVID struck last Spring, the KIND Foundation wanted to get KIND bars to frontline workers and quickly put a system in place to do so. It didn’t take long for them to realize that other companies might be in the same boat so they created the Frontline Impact Project to help companies get needed products and resources directly to frontline work…
 
If you’re a well-practiced student, you probably have your own system and set of practices for doing that job. Taking notes, studying, preparing projects, taking exams ... you know what works for you, right? It turns out, it’s pretty easy to develop a false sense of security in our own systems to the point that they might not actually be helping yo…
 
September 16th is World PLAY-DOH Day and we can’t think of a better time than a global pandemic to celebrate a product that brings joy to kids and is truly timeless. PLAY-DOH and their partner Save The Children have launched a back to school effort called Cans of Kindness that involves a corporate donation of 1 million cans of PLAY-DOH to Save the …
 
You’re heading back to school. You’ve got your books. You’ve got your syllabus. You’ve got your pencils and notebooks. And you’re even feeling great about your class schedule. You’ve got this. Only one question remains. When are you going to do the work? Turns out, that’s a pretty big question and one you are perfectly capable of answering! This we…
 
With all of us wearing masks and gloves nearly every time we leave our homes due to the COVID pandemic, what's the environmental impact of all this PPE? As you can imagine, it's NOT GOOD - particularly given these items are now considered contaminants and not recyclable through local recyclers. In this episode of Cause Talk Radio, Megan talks to Ky…
 
Make no bones about it: there is nothing normal about our back-to-school experience this year. Whether you’re heading to college on campus or distance, you and your ADHD are no doubt impacted. We have four strategies for you this week, ranging from organization to time management, and even a little hint of wellness from the avoid-news-of-the-world-…
 
A recent Harris Poll commissioned by National 4-H Council and Microsoft found that 21% of teens don’t have internet access at home but instead rely on schools, libraries, and other public places to get access. Teens without reliable access to broadband said they felt less confident in their skills and in their long-term social and economic prospect…
 
You’ve tried email bankruptcy. You know all about filing. But sometimes you have to ask yourself: How did you fall back into email overload... again? First things first: It’s not just you. It’s common to live with some sort of anxiety around email and email overload. Where we’re going to focus today is not on some magical list of things you’re supp…
 
BA Insight announced the immediate availability of BA Insight Search for Workplace powered by Microsoft Azure Cognitive Search. This solution is a first of its kind; it reduces store-by-store search bringing knowledge to users, regardless of where the information is. But, what does that mean for you? Liam Cavanagh, principal program manager for Azu…
 
It’s been a minute, but Megan is back with Joe Waters of SelfishGiving.com for The Joe Show! Joe and Megan spend this episode sharing our thoughts about which COVID pivots have struck them as particularly clever or creative from companies that are creating new opportunities because of COVID - like what Major League Baseball is doing with cardboard …
 
Waking up. Going to sleep. Eating. Email. Meetings. Games. Family time. Illness. That list goes on, and on, and on. What do those things have in common? They all involve requiring the brain to transition from one state to another. And the ADHD brain in particular — thanks to the unique powers of attention that come with it — may have a harder time …
 
Mission in Action Today on the show we bring a demonstration of living a mission. Our guest is Doug Brown, President of UMass Memorial Community Hospitals and Chief Administrative Officer for the UMass Memorial Health Care system. He had a vision for their community - looking in their own backyard and anchoring their institutional mission through l…
 
One in 5 children is living with significant mental illness and half of all lifetime mental health challenges start by the age of 14. To address this issue of pediatric mental health, Big Lots and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have partnered to create an initiative called ‘On Our Sleeves’ since kids don’t wear their emotions on their sleeves but s…
 
Megan’s guest today is Jeff Meade, founder of an agency for agencies called Meade. Jeff recently wrote an article on LinkedIn called, “How Agency Leaders Can Support Black Employees”, with 6 practical tips for agencies....or really any organization. Jeff and Megan talk through these tips, ranging from education to the Rooney Rule. More than anythin…
 
Sweetgreen restaurants are on a mission to inspire healthier communities by connecting people to real food. When the COVID pandemic hit, they realized they could fill a need by providing healthy food to healthcare workers. So they teamed up with Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen to create the sweetgreen impact outpost fund that would get much…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Consumer Donation category the No Kid Hungry campaign with Denny’s and Share Our Strength. Megan chats with Share Our Strength Senior Manager Victoria Ga…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold Winner in the Education category, an initiative called “Drive Bigger”, a partnership between VW and DonorsChoose. Megan is joined by Vashti Barron, Senior Partnerships Ma…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Sustainability category, an initiative called Don't Feed the Landfills with partners Subaru and the National Parks Conservation Association. Megan is joi…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Group Volunteerism category, The CarMax Foundation Supports Play with KABOOM! Megan speaks with Leslie Parpart, Director of Community Relations at CarMax…
 
We’re almost at the end of our July hiatus and gearing up for our regular podcast schedule this August. For now, how about a recent rebroadcast to remind us all about the little things we can do to feel good today! This is not an episode about COVID-19. Not really. But it is about what has happened to us all at home because of our contexts right no…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features a double Halo Award winner: winning Gold for the Disaster Prevention/Relief category AND winning Silver in the Employee Engagement category is an effort called ‘Creating Grief Amb…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold Winner in the Health category, an initiative called “The Truth About Opioids”, a partnership between Leidos and The Truth Initiative. Megan is joined by Melissa Dueñas, S…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Consumer Activated Corporate Donation category, a PopSockets initiative called “Poptivism” Megan is joined by Jennifer Forman, Director of Poptivism & Co…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner in the Social Service category, an effort called HireHonor: a collaboration between Activision Blizzard and the Call of Duty Endowment. Megan is joined by Dan Go…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Disaster Prevention/Relief category, an initiative called Hydrating Our Nation’s Heroes: a partnership between Anheuser-Busch and the National Volunteer …
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation w/ one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold winner for the Group Volunteerism category, an effort called The Power of One from Vivint Smart Home. Megan is joined by Holly Mero Bench, Director of Vivint Gives Back. Th…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold winner for the Employee Engagement category, an initiative from rail company CSX called Pride in Service. Megan is joined today by Bryan Tucker, CSX VP of Corporate Commu…
 
This is an important conversation to listen to the whole way through. First, ask yourself: what’s the highest purpose of your organization? Likely you have an answer, something you’ve been told, or something you’ve absorbed through your experience over the years. But maybe the greater truth is that we need to discover our organization’s purpose wit…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation w/ one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver winner for the Education category, an effort called WE Teachers a partnership between Walgreens and WE. Megan is joined by Dana Glim, Director of Brand Marketing for Walg…
 
Do you get the feeling that ADHD is in the way of your relationship with money? While it may feel like you're struggling alone, money is a struggle for many people, with and without ADHD. This week on the show, SmartMoneyMamas.com's Chelsea Brennan sits down with us to talk about foundational skills for budgeting and getting out of debt that will g…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Silver Winner in the Inclusion category, an initiative called 'Face Your Fierce', a partnership between Abercrombie & Fitch and The Trevor Project. Megan is joined by Carey Kr…
 
Chris Smith is the internal entrepreneur at a major New York-based law firm. He works with the firm's lawyers to identify opportunities, shape creative solutions. His specialty is making knowledge management work, and he's with us today to reflect on Knowledge Management challenges through the lens of our current global context: COVID-19. Links & N…
 
We're back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation with one of this year's Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold Winner in the Consumer-Activated Corporate Donation category, a partnership between DSW & Soles4Souls. Megan is joined by Amy Stevenson, Chief Marketing Officer for DSW a…
 
Symptoms of ADHD have a tendency to impact how we deal with our finances. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer lays out the facts as we embark on a series of conversations dedicated to ADHD and money. While our upcoming guests will help us through budgeting and getting out of debt, this week we focus on finding the money mindset as we set ourselves …
 
Eighty percent of jobs in next decade need some combination of STEM skills. Yet only 30% of the STEM workforce is comprised of women. To address this shortage of women in STEM careers, in 2014 Mastercard created an employee engagement effort called Girls4Tech, designed to showcase the in-house expertise of the global payments processor. Girls4Tech …
 
Heather Jarhling is a rising senior at Colby College in Waterville Maine. She — like her peers — is facing an unsettled future. This cohort spent the last three and a half months running to keep up with a shift to online education that many of them did not sign up for. Of course, no one signed up for the changes sweeping education as a result of th…
 
We’re back with another special edition of Cause Talk Radio in which we feature a deep dive conversation w/ one of this year’s Halo Award winners. This episode features the Gold winner for the Inclusion category, an effort called Day of Inclusion with partners Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada. Megan is joined by Chris Wakefield who leads the…
 
We've been piling on episodes the last 8 weeks so it's time to take a break to do a little listener email! This round we’re taking on routines, planning for adaptation and change, home exercise, separating work from personal time at home, taking breaks, clogging tasks, and more! Thanks to all who have written in — please keep 'em coming: questions@…
 
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