Episode 58: Learning with a Smile with Robert Katende

Robert Katende: Founder of Smile Africa Children’s Home Robert is the founder of Smile Africa Children’s Home and School in Uganda. Robert himself was an orphan when he lost his dad and it brought his education to an end since his mother did not have enough money to get him and his brothers to school….

Ironman Tapertime

My Ironman WHY. This article, Ironman Tapertime was shared with me recently and I hope you’re inspired with it while pursuing your dream when it gets hard. Because it will.  Caution, this is LONG, but will take you less time to read, then will take me to finish my race on 5.23.21 😉Hope you enjoy…

Why Kids Need the Superpower of Courage

Kids need the superpower of courage. When it comes to helping kids develop it, adults shouldn’t focus on pushing kids into situations that could be harmful to their physical, mental or emotional development. Instead, guide kids to develop courage by: trying something new     experiencing something they perceive as hard     acting ethically, or rightly, even when…

Episode 57: The Power of Scent with Tom Wright

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn Today Carolyn and Michael are sharing some local organizations you should follow.  Carolyn shares about the Women’s Resource Center in Norman! They provide a safe space for many women, and even have a garden you can help out with! Michael shares about Project 31. They provide a community for…

Earth Day Actions for a Pandemic World

Each year as Earth Day arrives, millions of people, organizations, and agencies gear up for a day of environmental action. The 50th anniversary was April 22, 2020, and with the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, the world was forced to look at new ways to innovate our Earth Day efforts. Some groups…

Episode 56: What it Takes to Start a Business with Melissa Wedman

Melissa Wedman: CEO of Mollycoddled Hash Slinger Melissa Wedman is the Head Sugar Slinger (CEO) of Mollycoddled Hash Slinger; an artisan candy company focusing on supporting micro-small businesses through supply chains. Although Melissa did not grow up dreaming of being a professional candy maker, she was born with an entrepreneurial spirit which was encouraged by…

BBU Episode 1: Developing a Product Idea with More than OK and BFF Boutique

Welcome to the Business Boot-Up Edition of The Dreamers and Doers Podcast! We believe you are never too young to start a business. We’re bringing you live interviews from the Norman Farmer’s Market in Norman, OK. Each episode will feature one of our student-run businesses where they will be sharing what they’ve learned by starting…