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Empty Nest Empires

Dec 13, 2019

Welcome to a kitchen table conversation with author and storyteller Melea J. Brock about her latest book, The Green Velvet Christmas Dress. A dress that begins with a bolt of beautiful green velvet fabric in 1880 and is remade and repurposed for several generations, always bringing a message of hope with each generation...


Dec 6, 2019

Oh boy, not much frustrates me more than when I hear someone say "I don't do that thing  because I'm OLD." And I hear it more often than I'd like. You can fill in the blank with things like "email" "get a new smart phone" "learn a new skill" "run a marathon" "write a book" etc. etc. but the message is the same:...


Nov 29, 2019

Do you have any regrets after losing a loved one? As I fumbled through making Thanksgiving pies this week, I realized I forgot to learn how to make my mom's perfect pie crust. 

Don't wait to wish you'd learned something from a loved one... this episode will encourage you to reach out now to someone with a story you want...


Nov 22, 2019

In this episode, I'm gonna share something personal, but oh so important. Listen to a piece I wrote 10 years ago as my mom was in her last hours of life. I still think it's the best way to honor her now, ten years later.

I hope it touches you, and makes you think.

Would you reach out to me on social media and let me...


Nov 9, 2019

In today's episode, my guest Keenya Kelly lays out the strategy for preparing to quit your job as you launch into the deep waters of entrepreneurship. Are you ready to quit your job? 

Before You Quit Your Job: A Strategic Guide for Entrepreneurs was written with you in mind. Keenya says she has seen too many people quit...