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Shanna Germain Invites Consent Into Our Tabletop Games
Jul 5 2023
Shanna Germain Invites Consent Into Our Tabletop Games
Shanna Germain (she/her) is one of the co-founders of Monte Cook Games (MCG). As a veteran tabletop game designer and an award-winning erotica author, she has forgotten more about building and using safety tools than many of us will ever learn. Join us as Shanna reveals how discussions about consent and boundaries at our tables lead to healthier tabletop gaming experiences! 00:01:20 - Who Is Shanna Germain? 00:08:48 - No Thank You Evil (aka How Yoshi Made Shanna Happy Cry) 00:14:13 - The Importance of Pre-Negotiation | TTRPG = BDSM 00:20:08 - Why Consent Needs to Be Invited To Our Games 00:26:30 - A Quick and Dirty Guide to Shanna's Consent in Gaming Checklist 00:29:15 - Establishing Boundaries & Improving Communication at the Table 00:39:33 - How Better Communication Increases a Game's Accessibility 00:45:17 - Safety Tools As Building Blocks For Self-Advocacy 00:52:34 - Tools and Tips For Empowering Your Table 01:00:01 - Closing Remarks Resources The Poison Eater - https://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/the-poison-eater/ Consent in Gaming Checklist - https://www.montecookgames.com/consent-in-gaming/ Cypher System - https://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/cypher-system-rulebook-2/ As Kinky as You Wanna Be - https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/As-Kinky-as-You-Wanna-Be/Shanna-Germain/9781627780629 No Thank You Evil - https://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/no-thank-you-evil/ We Are All Mad Here - https://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/we-are-all-mad-here/ Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest - Shanna Germain, https://www.shannagermain.com/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. - https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson - https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host - Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers-- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editor - Anna Hughes Production Assistant - Bishop Clarke
Sachin Jaitly: Demystifying Cryptocurrency
Mar 10 2023
Sachin Jaitly: Demystifying Cryptocurrency
Each chapter of Sachin Jaitly’s career reads like a new adventure. He has served as a corporate financial executive, tech entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. With each new role, he encounters satisfying successes as well as challenging defeats, and gathers valuable lessons that can be applied to not only career and business, but to life. Sachin Jaitly currently serves as founder and general partner at Morgan Creek Digital, where he manages investments in early stage Web 3 companies that leverage blockchain, AI, digital assets, and cryptocurrency. Listen and learn from his perspective on the future of cryptocurrency, the demise of FTX, the prospect of cryptocurrency regulation, and advice for entrepreneurs. 01:10 -- Guest intro, understanding blockchain and the crypto market 10:07 -- The collapse of FTX 18:56 -- Regulating crypto 21:27 -- Backstory, lessons from managing vending machines 28:43 -- Crummer experience, attraction to finance 35:13 -- Career journey, learnings from creating flexReceipts 46:40 -- Career and business advice, life lessons Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu/ Morgan Creek Capital – https://www.morgancreekcap.com/ Morgan Creek Digital – https://www.morgancreekcap.com/morgan-creek-digital/ Tessera Venture Partners – https://www.tesseravp.com/ flexEngage – https://www.flexengage.com/ Credits Guest -- Sachin Jaitly, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sjaitly/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator / Host -- J.B. Adams Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Technical/Production Design -- Angel Colon Technical/Production Assistance -- Hao Do, Dassika Gilkey, Jaianne Gilkey Audio Editing -- Manni Simon
Sereia Spinner Explains Why Your LARP Definitely Needs a Sensitivity Consultant
Feb 1 2023
Sereia Spinner Explains Why Your LARP Definitely Needs a Sensitivity Consultant
Sereia Spinner (they/them) is a sensitivity consultant, burlesque performer, avid LARPer, a historian. In all that they do, Sereia specializes in bringing important truths to the spotlight while motivating others to do the same. In this episode, Sereia speaks on the need for sensitivity consultants in creative projects, why LARPs should care about making their communities inclusive, and how to make your LARP more accessible to people of color. 00:00 - Intro 02:02 - Play & Games As Survival Skills 04:40 - Sereia’s First Forays Into Gaming 04:50 - “What is D&D but text based rp spoken out loud with dice?” 06:28 - How Sereia Found LARPing 12:30 - A Sensitivity Consultant Is Born 18:10 - Why Games Need Sensitivity Consultants 27:54 - LARPing in Color 31:46 - Consulting as an Act of Care 36:34 - Getting More POC in LARPs 42:46 - The Necessity of Intentionality & Accessibility in LARP 50:54 - Final Thoughts Resources LARPing in Color: Consultant List -- https://larpingincolor.com/consultants Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest -- Sereia Spinner, sereia.mcdaniel@gmail.com Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Anna Hughes Production Assistance -- Bishop Clarke
Mark Hertling: Ideas, Values, and What We Believe
Nov 1 2022
Mark Hertling: Ideas, Values, and What We Believe
In his long career, U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Hertling (Ret.) has met and worked with presidents, monarchs, and military leaders from around the world. But he has also faced times of great adversity, including life-and-death combat situations, and moments that require the courage to “speak up for what’s right.” Mark Hertling currently serves as adjunct professor of strategic leadership at the Crummer School, and provides leadership development to physicians in healthcare organizations. Listen and learn from his perspective on the conflict in Ukraine, the current mental health crisis, what it means to be American, and what is worth fighting for. 01:32 -- Guest intro, discussion of the conflict in Ukraine 06:08 -- Leadership on the world stage, comparing Zelenskyy and Putin 08:45 -- The post-pandemic mental health crisis 14:18 -- What it means to be American, what’s worth fighting for 23:35 -- Backstory, attending U.S. Military Academy at West Point 29:45 -- Career journey, leaders “not allowed to have a bad day” 34:16 -- Mark Hertling’s Crummer experience, Growing Physician Leaders 43:52 -- Career advice, becoming a military analyst at CNN Books Growing Physician Leaders by Mark Hertling -- https://tinyurl.com/5n7e3bf Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu/ Medscape article on physician suicide -- https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/806779-overview USO article on military suicides -- https://www.uso.org/stories/2664-military-suicide-rates-are-at-an-all-time-high-heres-how-were-trying-to-help Profile of Christina Maslach, Ph.D. -- https://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/christina-maslach U.S. Military Academy at West Point -- https://www.westpoint.edu/ Mark Hertling’s Twitter, @MarkHertling -- https://twitter.com/markhertling/status/1559941585542041602 Mark Hertling profile at CNN -- https://www.cnn.com/profiles/mark-hertling-profile American Battlefield Monuments Commission -- https://www.abmc.gov/ Credits Guest -- Mark Hertling, https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-hertling-dba-57987066/ https://crummer.rollins.edu/faculty/mark-hertling/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator / Host -- J.B. Adams Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Technical/Production Design -- Angel Colon Technical/Production Assistance -- Hao Do, Dassika Gilkey, Jaianne Gilkey Audio Editing -- Manni Simon
Natalia Warren: Her Journey to Patient Advocacy
Nov 1 2022
Natalia Warren: Her Journey to Patient Advocacy
Natalia Warren was studying for her second master’s degree when a painful medical condition changed the course of her life and led her to patient advocacy. She currently serves as the chair and co-founder of the Not A Dry Eye Foundation, the only patient-driven, non-profit foundation focused on raising awareness of Dry Eye Syndrome. Listen and learn from Natalia Warren’s experience with dry eye, as well as her perspective on the conflict in Ukraine, the need for patient advocacy in the American healthcare system, and her advice for non-profit organizations. 01:22 -- Guest intro, discussion of Your Dry Eye Mystery Solved 10:00 -- Backstory, what it means to be Ukrainian 14:58 -- Professional journey, becoming a patient advocate 25:43 -- Natalia Warren’s Crummer experience 29:31 -- Advice for non-profits Books Your Dry Eye Mystery Solved by Steven L. Maskin and Natalia A. Warren -- https://tinyurl.com/37xvauub Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu/ Not A Dry Eye Foundation -- notadryeye.org Come Back Alive (Ukrainian Army Charity Fund) -- savelife.in.ua National Bank of Ukraine -- bank.gov.ua Dr. Steven L. Maskin -- drmaskin.com Amazon Smile -- smile.amazon.com Credits Guest -- Natalia Warren, https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalia-warren-9733241/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator / Host -- J.B. Adams Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Technical/Production Design -- Angel Colon Technical/Production Assistance -- Hao Do Video and Audio Editing -- Anna Hughes
Shannon McDowell Investigates Cultural Bias in Escape Rooms
Oct 25 2022
Shannon McDowell Investigates Cultural Bias in Escape Rooms
Shannon McDowell (she/her) is a board game inventor and puzzle designer who was hired to research and mitigate cultural bias in the puzzles for the 2019 Red Bull Escape Room World Championships. Shannon walks us through how she became a professional puzzle designer, how cultural biases manifest in escape rooms & puzzle design, and how to design puzzles that are challenging while remaining inclusive. 00:02:07 - How We Connect Through Games 00:04:28 - Meet Shannon 00:10:21 - “We Haven’t Seen Everything That’s Possible” 00:17:36 - Cultural Bias in Escape Rooms 00:20:26 - Five Categories of Cultural Bias in Puzzles 00:24:55 - How to Make a Bad Escape Room 00:38:18 - How Hints Can Make or Break A Puzzle 00:50:55 - On Physical Accessibility in Escape Rooms 01:01:00 - The Value of Inclusivity in Gaming Resources Shannon’s publications - https://www.shannonmcdowell.ca/publications-media Shannon’s free puzzles - https://www.shannonmcdowell.ca/puzzles SCRAP Entertainment Inc - https://realescapegame.com/about/ 2019 Red Bull Escape Room World Championship - https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/events/red-bull-escape-room-world-championships-final Cryptex Hunt - https://cryptexhunt.com/2022/ Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest - Shannon McDowell, https://www.shannonmcdowell.ca/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. - https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson - https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host - Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers-- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing - Anna Hughes
Raquel Skellington is the World’s First Professional LARPer
Jun 10 2022
Raquel Skellington is the World’s First Professional LARPer
TW: sexual assault and abuse, grooming, bullying, threats, talk of suicide, racism. Raquel Skellington (she/her), the world’s first full-time professional LARPer, tells the story of how she built her career, survived a traumatic public character assassination during the peak of cancel culture, and now represents some of the biggest companies in the LARP sphere. She also shares her thoughts about being the first pro LARPer as a woman of color, and what that means for her. 00:02:06 -- Meet Raquel! 00:13:02 -- “LARP fundamentally changed me” 00:22:49 -- Becoming a professional LARPer 00:39:38 -- When modeling and LARPing converge 00:47:59 -- Surviving a racially fueled public attack 01:06:51 -- Recovery and growth 01:21:21 -- What keeps Raquel going Games Sims series -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sims House of the Dead 2 -- https://bit.ly/39cqL25 Civilization series -- https://bit.ly/3zpXWK9 Paladins -- https://www.paladins.com/ Dystopia Rising -- http://www.dystopiarisinglarp.com/ Dammerung -- https://www.larpcoop.com/dammerung Other Resources Calimacil -- https://calimacil.com/?aff=117 Ateliers Nemesis -- https://ateliers-nemesis.com/en/ Drachenfest US -- https://www.drachenfest.us/ Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest -- Raquel Skellington, https://raquel-skellington.carrd.co/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Anna Hughes
Elaine Gómez is Leaving a Legacy of Accessibility
May 19 2022
Elaine Gómez is Leaving a Legacy of Accessibility
Elaine Gómez (she/her), Puerto Rican game designer at Brass Lion Entertainment, shares how game design can be a tool for exploring and celebrating culture, and how she’s leaving a legacy of accessibility through her work in the video game industry. 00:01:19 -- Meet Elaine! 00:15:11 -- A beautiful storybook 00:20:40 -- Game design philosophy 00:29:20 -- Leaving your mark as a designer 00:39:36 -- Representing cultures with sensitivity 00:51:22 -- The importance of accessibility design 01:03:21 -- The industry needs to learn to share 01:15:15 -- Getting started with accessible design Games Child of Light -- https://bit.ly/3wqQwUR Assassin’s Creed 3 -- https://bit.ly/3815A2g Assassin’s Creed Odyssey -- https://bit.ly/3FYHbH8 Mulaka -- https://www.lienzo.mx/mulaka/ The Last of Us -- https://bit.ly/3G6gnVy Other Resources Brass Lion Entertainment Careers -- https://brasslionentertainment.com/careers/ AbleGamers -- https://ablegamers.org/ Accessible Player Experiences (APX) -- https://accessible.games/accessible-player-experiences/ Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest -- Elaine Gómez (she/her), @chulatastic or http://www.elaine-gomez.com/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Anna Hughes
Chel Wong is a Freelancer with the Power of Friendship
May 5 2022
Chel Wong is a Freelancer with the Power of Friendship
“If you like video games and music so much, why don’t you write music for video games?” Today’s guest said “BET!” Tune in for a behind the scenes look at game audio and insights on networking in the game industry, featuring Chel Wong (she/they), award-winning game music composer and sound designer with credits on games such as Kine, OnlyCans, and Whisker Squadron. 01:06 -- Meet Chel! 08:27 -- A life shaped by games 14:00 -- The secret life of game audio 28:47 -- “I failed teaching” 32:21 -- Advice on getting into audio 38:11 -- Networking for gamers 50:30 -- Curated spaces Games Kine -- https://www.kinegame.com/kine-home OnlyCans -- https://oxyoxspring.itch.io/onlycans Whisker Squadron -- https://bit.ly/3MKO0yf She Dreams Elsewhere -- https://www.studiozevere.com/ Death’s Door -- https://playdeathsdoor.com/ Sable -- https://www.shed-works.co.uk/sable Guilty Gear Strive -- https://www.guiltygear.com/ggst/en/ Outer Wilds -- https://www.mobiusdigitalgames.com/outer-wilds.html NieR Gestalt – https://bit.ly/3sbp6zP Trails in the Sky -- https://bit.ly/3ycgUDs Pokemon Diamond -- https://diamondpearl.pokemon.com/en-us/ RedOut -- https://redout.games/ F-Zero -- https://bit.ly/3w3xRNG Kirby Air Ride -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirby_Air_Ride Ghost Trick -- https://bit.ly/3KC76oF Team Fortress 2 -- https://www.teamfortress.com/ Undertale -- https://undertale.com/ A Hat in Time -- https://www.gearsforbreakfast.com/games/a-hat-in-time/ Heroes of the Storm -- https://heroesofthestorm.com/en-us/ Warframe -- https://www.warframe.com/landing Hyper Light Drifter -- https://www.heartmachine.com/hyper-light-drifter Other Resources Charity EP Jam -- https://charityepjam.bandcamp.com/music AbleGamers -- https://ablegamers.org/ Andrew Prahlow (composer for Outer Wilds) -- http://www.andrewprahlow.com/ Akash Thakkar (music for Hyper Light Drifter) -- https://www.akashthakkar.com/ Support my show! www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guest -- Chel Wong (she/they), @chelwongaudio on Twitter/IG or https://linktr.ee/chelwongaudio Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Anna Hughes
LARPing in Color is Helping You Build a Better World
Apr 21 2022
LARPing in Color is Helping You Build a Better World
The season 3 premiere features Lawrence Moore (he/him), Founder and CEO of LARPing in Color (LINC), and Dr. Rachael Cofield (they/them), Director of Programs and Operations at LINC. Tune in to hear the full story of the first time Lawrence cried at LARP, the origins of LINC, and the importance of normalizing inclusive behaviors to make LARP better for future players. And don’t forget to apply for free sensitivity consulting through the Normalize Paid Emotional Labor (NPEL) program! 00:01:23 -- Meet Lawrence and Rachael! 00:17:56 -- Lawrence gets scared and cries at a LARP 00:25:06 -- LARPing for emotional impact 00:30:56 -- LARPing in Color origin story 00:42:24 -- Document your values, or Rachael’s PHD in “go the f*** home” 00:53:20 -- Free (and paid) diversity resources 01:05:15 -- Building a community based on values Games Garden of Destinies (LARP) -- https://gardenofdestinieslarp.com/ Pantheon LARP -- https://www.clockworkmonsterproductions.com/pantheon Other Resources LARPing in Color -- https://larpingincolor.com/ NPEL Program -- https://larpingincolor.com/npel Support my show! >> www.bubblegumbitchcraft.etsy.com Credits Guests -- Lawrence Moore and Dr. Rachael Cofield (@rachaeldoesgeography on Twitter) Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount (@bubblegum_titan on Twitter) Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Anna Hughes
Austin Franklin: Communicate the Vision
Mar 8 2022
Austin Franklin: Communicate the Vision
Host Clara Mount interviews Austin Franklin, CEO and Co-Founder of Good Natured Life. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Austin Franklin and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on self-reflection, building motivation within your organization, and how to effectively communicate your vision as a leader. 00:35 -- Introducing the panel 03:22 -- Philosophy of service, giving back to the community, being your best self 09:54 -- Backstory, parents as business role models, messages of positivity 17:07 -- Career journey, overcoming disadvantages, inception of Good Natured Life 26:56 -- Career advice, finding the advantage in the disadvantage 31:11 -- Meet and greet with Austin Franklin 32:35 -- Founding a business, growing as a public speaker, applying lessons from basketball, uncovering hidden credentials 45:03 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 51:24 -- Being a co-founder and guiding business strategy, communicating the vision, developing reading as a healthy habit 57:15 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Books Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins – https://www.amazon.com/Cant-Hurt-Me-Master-Your/dp/1544512287 Resources Good-Natured Life -- https://www.goodnaturedlife.com/ Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Credits Guest -- Austin Franklin https://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-j-franklin-a1a477111/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer Crummer Panelists -- Papaa Kodzi, Michael Serrano, Kyle Sawyer
Marcus Davis: Making a Real Impact
Mar 1 2022
Marcus Davis: Making a Real Impact
Host Clara Mount interviews Marcus Davis, current MBA candidate at the Crummer Graduate School of Business and Student Representative on the Rollins College Alumni Board. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Marcus Davis and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on building a meaningful network, leveraging mentor relationships, finding internships, and taking initiative. 00:44 -- Introducing the panel 03:04 -- Philosophy of service, servant leadership and situational leadership 10:12 -- Backstory, playing sports and keeping the gas tank full 16:03 -- Lessons from mentor James Gore, having a Plan B 22:49 -- Career advice, ask questions, “learn how to run, then run faster” 29:40 -- Meet and greet with Marcus Davis 30:54 -- Responsibilities as a student representative and making an impact on campus, the Share the Light initiative 35:43 -- Lessons learned from mentors 38:55 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 41:24 -- Motivations for getting an MBA, favorite memories, advice to incoming students, and career goals 52:19 -- Continuing life-long learning 57:33 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Credits Guest -- Marcus Davis, https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcusjdavis Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer Crummer Panelists -- Sophie Fountain, Heidi Gardiner, Kyle Sawyer
Mai-Han Harrington: Building Community the Kobe Way
Feb 22 2022
Mai-Han Harrington: Building Community the Kobe Way
Host Clara Mount interviews Alex Manrique, Manager of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Universal Parks & Resorts. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Alex Manrique and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and helping employees feel a sense of belonging. 00:44 -- Introducing the panel 02:39 -- Service philosophy, importance of taking care of future generations 08:34 -- Backstory, growing up in Colombia, treating people with kindness 13:47 -- Career journey & turning points, helping employees find a sense of belonging best business advice, resources to support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 29:20 -- Meet and greet with Alex Manrique 30:37 -- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices 45:32 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 49:15 -- Learning and growing as a result of culture change 54:26 -- Creating a culture where employees are valued 56:35 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Books So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo -- https://amzn.to/3s5eTUX Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces by Karen Catlin -- https://amzn.to/3s5SyGD How to Be an Anti-Racist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi -- https://amzn.to/3oaALx2 Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Kobe Japanese Steakhouse -- https://kobesteakhouse.com Credits Guest -- Mai-Han Harrington https://www.linkedin.com/in/mai-han-harrington-52a88713/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer Crummer Panelists -- Kyle Sawyer & Rachel Valocchi
John Henry: Passion, Networking, and Parenting
Feb 15 2022
John Henry: Passion, Networking, and Parenting
Host Clara Mount interviews John Henry, Co-Founder of The MyCare Connect Foundation. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with John Henry and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on entrepreneurship, maintaining your professional network, and selecting a path after graduation. 00:44 -- Introducing the panel 03:07 -- Philosophy of service, importance of meaningful connections 08:40 -- Backstory, job search, patience, and passion 18:09 -- Career journey, the inception of MyCareConnect, and helping families in the Type I Diabetes community 30:22 -- Meet and greet with John Henry 31:30 -- Entrepreneurship, lessons learned, and challenges in the healthcare industry 45:02 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 47:02 -- Connecting with younger generations, returning to Crummer, and paychecks vs. passion 57:12 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Books Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled – and More Miserable Than Ever Before by Jean M. Twenge -- https://amzn.to/3GhtDos Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Appreciative inquiry -- https://www.centerforappreciativeinquiry.net/more-on-ai/what-is-appreciative-inquiry-ai/ TED Talk: “Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are” with Amy Cuddy -- https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are?language=en Credits Guest -- Dr. Robert Prescott https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-k-prescott-phd-sphr-shrm-scp-5344836/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer
Alex Manrique: Champion of DEI
Feb 11 2022
Alex Manrique: Champion of DEI
Host Clara Mount interviews Alex Manrique, Manager of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Universal Parks & Resorts. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Alex Manrique and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and helping employees feel a sense of belonging. 00:44 -- Introducing the panel 02:39 -- Service philosophy, importance of taking care of future generations 08:34 -- Backstory, growing up in Colombia, treating people with kindness 13:47 -- Career journey & turning points, helping employees find a sense of belonging best business advice, resources to support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 29:20 -- Meet and greet with Alex Manrique 30:37 -- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices 45:32 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 49:15 -- Learning and growing as a result of culture change 54:26 -- Creating a culture where employees are valued 56:35 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Books So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo -- https://amzn.to/3s5eTUX Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces by Karen Catlin -- https://amzn.to/3s5SyGD How to Be an Anti-Racist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi -- https://amzn.to/3oaALx2 Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Credits Guest -- Alex Manrique, https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandra-manrique-9736814/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer Crummer Panelists -- Papaa Kodzi & Kyle Sawyer
Terry Castillo: Listen to the People You Serve
Feb 1 2022
Terry Castillo: Listen to the People You Serve
Host Clara Mount interviews Terry Castillo, Training and Development Manager for the Orange County Clerk of Courts. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Fall 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Terry and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on her career, and the importance of active listening as you serve others. 00:44 -- Introducing the panel 02:30 -- Philosophy of service 10:30 -- Backstory 18:24 -- Early career aspirations and transitions 29:38 -- Meet and greet with Terry Castillo 30:39 -- Serving on the Osceola County School Board, importance of active listening 38:03 -- Discussion of potential professions, lessons learned from role models 44:50 -- Crummer Insider Free Association 47:54 -- Measuring the impact of training and development 52:46 -- Personal and professional development 57:51 -- Closing message to the Crummer community Books The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz -- https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DQ845EA/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1 The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni – https://www.amazon.com/Five-Dysfunctions-Team-Leadership-Fable/dp/0787960756 Resources Crummer Graduate School of Business -- https://www.crummer.rollins.edu Credits Guest -- Terry Castillo https://www.linkedin.com/in/terrycastillo/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Creator -- J.B. Adams Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producer -- Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka Production Assistance -- Kyle Sawyer Crummer Panelists – Raquel Betancourt & Kyle Sawyer
Michelle Flamm is Probably an Impostor (and That’s Okay)
Dec 1 2021
Michelle Flamm is Probably an Impostor (and That’s Okay)
Unpopular opinion: impostor syndrome isn’t a bad thing, and if you’re lucky, it never goes away. Tune in to hear Michelle Flamm, Senior Systems Designer at WB Games San Francisco, talk about why impostor syndrome makes you a great designer, what the Blizzard lawsuit represents to her as a woman in the industry, and how game studios can provide ongoing support for marginalized employees. 01:07 -- Meet Michelle! 13:10 -- Supporting diversity in games 19:55 -- Blizzard lawsuits 28:09 -- Impostor syndrome hot take 31:40 -- HR, get out the way 41:53 -- Mentorship 101 Games Animal Crossing -- https://animal-crossing.com/ Destiny franchise -- https://www.bungie.net/ World of Warcraft -- https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/ Final Fantasy XIV -- https://www.finalfantasyxiv.com/ Sniper Elite -- https://sniperelitegames.com/en Boyfriend Dungeon -- https://www.boyfrienddungeon.com/ Final Fantasy 11 -- http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/index.shtml Other Resources Timeline of the Blizzard controversy -- https://bit.ly/3HLocjC Women directors leaving Blizzard -- https://bit.ly/3CFmyML Don’t forget to check out our friends at the Quit The Build podcast! https://www.quitthebuild.com/ Credits Guest -- Michelle Flamm, @mmogirlkai on IG or https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelleflamm/ Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. -- https://victormediagroup.co/ Original Music by Byson -- https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creator / Host -- Clara Mount Executive Producers -- J.B. Adams and Gerard Mitchell Sound Editing -- Aaron Trnka
Anna Stavropoulos valida tu afición
Dec 1 2021
Anna Stavropoulos valida tu afición
Desde intercambiar ilegalmente cartas de Pokémon en el patio de la escuela, hasta una racha ganadora en el ajedrez de Mortal Kombat y trabajar como Art Lead para Madden Mobile de EA, Anna Stavropoulos tiene algunas historias que contar. Escuche los pensamientos de Anna sobre por qué los juegos de rol son en realidad los mejores juegos, por qué la representación es importante y hacia dónde se dirige la industria de los videojuegos. 01:15 - ¡Conoce a Anna! 07:15 - Por qué sus habilidades en Mortal Kombat son valiosas 13:10 - Bienvenido a tu nuevo género favorito de juegos 20:00 - Jugar sin culpa y por qué es importante la representación 26:57 - Priorizando la representación 31:45 - Haciendo movimientos: su audiencia de nicho está ahí fuera Como afiliado, Victor Media Group puede ganar con compras que califiquen. Juegos Mortal Kombat: Deception - https://amzn.to/2OtvuBy The Witcher 3 - https://amzn.to/3sXDE4e Horizonte: Zero Dawn - https://amzn.to/3rD9FOR Dragon Age: Inquisition - https://amzn.to/3sPSwS6 Serie Mass Effect - https://amzn.to/3bn7poU Serie Fallout: https://bit.ly/3qr4EHq Almas del demonio: https://amzn.to/3qlrakZ Undertale - https://amzn.to/2PKpODV 2064: Memorias de solo lectura - https://bit.ly/3t2VNO5 Recursos Descarga gratuita de Unity - https://store.unity.com/#plans-individual Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/ Créditos Invitada - Anna Stavropoulos Producción de Victor Media Group, Inc. - https://victormediagroup.co/ Música original de Byson - https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l Creador / Anfitrión: Clara Mount Productor ejecutivo - J.B. Adams Edición de sonido - Aaron Trnka