Podcast

Welcome to Entering the Inspiration Zone with Juliette Mayers, a bi-weekly Podcast for business professionals and entrepreneurs seeking positive connection and professional development. In each episode, I will share with you actionable steps that you can take to build the work and life you imagined. So let’s get started!

Juliette sits down with Lesli Suggs, President and CEO of The Home For Little Wanderers. Lesli shares her inspirational journey of advocating for at-risk children and families for over 35 years.Lesli’s commitment to community service and the power of relationship-building shines through as she shares her leadership lessons and offers practical advice for leveraging networks...
In this episode, the spotlight is on the remarkable Tonie Leatherberry as she shares her insights on the journey from transition to transformation. Join Juliette and Tonie as they explore the power of strategic networking and the importance of investing early and often in yourself. Tonie’s personal framework for navigating transitions and transformations offers valuable...
In this captivating episode, Myechia Minter-Jordan, President and CEO of CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, opens up about the interconnectedness of oral health and overall wellness and shines a light on the communities often overlooked in the healthcare system. Join us as we unravel the complexities of oral health and the important connection to overall...
In this thought-provoking episode, Juliette Mayers delves into the compelling theme of prioritizing yourself. Drawing from her extensive experience as an accomplished author, speaker, and DEI strategist, Juliette unpacks the importance of having a big dream and integrating self-care into the pursuit of that dream. Juliette shares insights from her own journey as a DEI...
In this episode, Juliette talks to Lee Pelton, the President and CEO of The Boston Foundation, about his experience with double consciousness as a Black man. He shared how equity is now central to everything done by The Boston Foundation in order to close the racial wealth gap. He highlights that closing this gap would...
In this power-packed episode, Juliette sits down with Kip Hollister, the dynamic Founder & CEO of the Hollister Group. Kip shares her unconventional journey into entrepreneurship, her approach to risk-taking, and her resilience through adversity. They delve into the importance of vulnerability in leadership and the key role of values-driven decisions. Listen in as Kip...
In this enlightening episode, Jeff Fuhrer, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Foundation Fellow at the Eastern Bank Foundation & Author of “The Myth That Made Us, How False Beliefs About Racism and Meritocracy Broke Our Economy (and how to fix it)”, dives into the underbelly of the US economy, exposing the deeply...
It’s natural to aspire to accomplish a lot in life. People that are most successful at making it happen, on the other hand, usually have defined goals and an action plan for accomplishing them. In this episode, Juliette talks about goal setting so you can be ready for 2024. She explains how and why planning...
In this riveting conversation, Juliette Mayers talks to Dani Monroe, Founder of the Martha’s Vineyard Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Summit, who hails from a multicultural and economically diverse upbringing. Dani shares intriguing perspectives from her life’s journey to a DEI executive and thought leader. Experience how a pivotal realization sparked the inception of the Martha’s...
Tune in to our next episode with Paula Price, an independent board director and strategic advisor. In this episode, “Building Inclusive Boards: Strategies from an Experienced Leader,” Paula shares her thoughts on how organizations can achieve true diversity in the boardroom. Paula recounts her insightful journey and unveils game-changing strategies, emphasizing the pivotal role of...