Episode 134

Published on:

18th Oct 2022

Becoming Anti-Racist

In this episode, I interview Sharon Hurley Hall, an anti-racism activist, author and educator. I was so impressed with the articles I read of hers, that I reached out to ask her to be a guest on the show and she said yes. It was a great conversation, talking about some of the terms being used in racism that people could be more thoughtful and deliberate about, such as global majority and intentionally disadvantaged. We discussed some of Sharon's pet peeves in the doing the work and what it means to be an active anti-racist, rather than a passive "not a racist." Sharon also shared some resources for people who want to educate themselves. She recommended The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson, Elizabeth Leiba's Black History and Culture Academy, and Sharon's own Anti-Racism Newsletter. She is also involved with the Diverse Leaders Group, working to create a world based on equity for all. You can also purchase her newly released book, I'm Tired of Racism on Amazon

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Life = Choices; Choices = Life
Making better choices for a better life
Life = Choices; Choices = Life is about learning to replace external control psychology with radical responsibility and appreciation so you can make better choices to create the life you want to have. Kim Olver is a leading expert in Choice Theory™ psychology and will share what she has gleaned from the legendary work of Dr. William Glasser, as well as sharing her unique perspective based on over 30 years of study and research.

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Kim Olver

Kim Olver's mission is to help people make better choices for a better life. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor and a board certified coach. She is a world renowned expert in Choice Theory™ , a highly sought after international speaker and an award-winning author. Her books include: Leveraging Diversity at Work with Sylvester Baugh (2006), Secrets of Happy Couples (2010), Choosing Me Now (2019) and A Choice Theory Guide to Relationships (2019). Kim is currently working on the forthcoming books, The Definitive Guide to Coaching and Radical Responsibility and Appreciation. Kim is the author of The Relationship Center blog; creator of Empowerment Parenting, a 25-hour parenting curriculum for court-mandated parents; and owner of Academy of Choice, a BCC (Board Certified Coach) Coaching Program. Kim worked five years as a counselor for schizophrenics in a community-based residential program, 17 years holding various positions with a specialized foster care agency, was Executive Director of Glasser Institute for Choice Theory for nine years and the Executive Director for William Glasser International for eight; and began her own company, Coaching for Excellence, in 2005. She is a model of what she teaches about taking responsibility for the things she can influence and control and finding appreciation for those things she can't. Kim believes radical responsibility and appreciation are the keys to a happy, peaceful, satisfying life.