Hopeful Hoosier Podcast
E9 John McDonald, CEO of ClearObject-Internet of Things

E9 John McDonald, CEO of ClearObject-Internet of Things

April 3, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting nearly everything in Indiana and the world.  ClearObject is a Fishers, Indiana based IoT agency that is leading the way to harvesting data for businesses.  ClearObject's CEO, John McDonald shares how the Internet of Things is impacting Indiana. He discusses how massive changes are needed in our investing and education systems to adjust to the disruption about to be unleased on the digital prairie.  John McDonald offers his vision for what our Hoosier future looks like, complete with driverless vehicles and the monetization of data.  Data could soon be Indiana's most valuable cash crop.  Hosted by Andy Dix.

E8 Kristi Cundiff, Founder, President/CEO of Indiana Foster and Adoptive Parents

E8 Kristi Cundiff, Founder, President/CEO of Indiana Foster and Adoptive Parents

February 3, 2019

Kristi Cundiff, Founder, President/CEO of Indiana Foster and Adoptive Parents, speaks with host Andy Dix as she shares her insights on the needed improvements in Indiana's child welfare system and how her non-profit organization has grown to over 9,000 members in just a couple of years.  Listen to how she turned her own extreme adversity into an organization providing hope for Indiana's foster families.  Learn more about IFAAP at https://fosterandadoptiveparents.org/

 

E7 Jennifer Rubenstein, Editor In Chief, Edible INDY magazine.

E7 Jennifer Rubenstein, Editor In Chief, Edible INDY magazine.

January 21, 2019

Host Andy Dix interviews Jennifer Rubenstein, Editor In Chief of Edible INDY magazine.  Recorded at The Lemon Bar in Zionsville, IN.  Jennifer shares Edible INDY's mission as well as how she overcame adversity to establish this elegant print publication in a digital age.  Hear how local businesses are sourcing local and how it contributes to the flavor of our local culture.  Local sourcing has benefits to our economic, physical and mental health.  Visit Edible Indy at https://edibleindy.com.

E6 Greg and Teresa Overby, Founders 180Xchange Recovery Program.

E6 Greg and Teresa Overby, Founders 180Xchange Recovery Program.

December 28, 2018

Host Andy Dix interviews hopeful Hoosiers Greg and Teresa Overby who are the founders of the 180Xchange recovery program in Indianapolis.  Addiction is impacting millions of Hoosiers annually and thanks to recovery programs like the 180Xchange, people are restoring their brokenness and creating more manageable lives.  For more information about the 180Xchange program visit, https://180xchange.org.

E5 Kristian Aleixo, Indy Car Hopeful. Live life on the outside groove!

E5 Kristian Aleixo, Indy Car Hopeful. Live life on the outside groove!

October 25, 2018

Interview with Author and Indy Car Driver Hopeful, Kristian Aleixo, on living life on the outside groove.  How you can stay hopeful as you drive through enormous adversity in persistent pursuit of your goals. Hosted by Andy Dix.

E4 Ron Brumbarger, Pres. Apprentice University. A debt-free alternative to college.

E4 Ron Brumbarger, Pres. Apprentice University. A debt-free alternative to college.

October 4, 2018

What if you own solving the problem you see?  Ron Brumbarger, President of Apprentice University is interviewed by host, Andy Dix. Ron saw a need for qualified, college debt-free, employees and believes apprenticeships are the fastest way to launch a young person's career.  Restore your hope in Indiana's future, listen to Episode 4.

E3 Steve Ross, Co-Founder Walk the Talk Speaker Series. Find your purpose by walking your talk.

E3 Steve Ross, Co-Founder Walk the Talk Speaker Series. Find your purpose by walking your talk.

September 18, 2018

Steve Ross, Co-Founder of the Indiana based Walk the Talk Speaker Series is interviewed by Host, Andy Dix.  Steve shares how you can realize your life's purpose by learning to walk the talk.

E2 Derrin Slack, CEO-Founder of PROACT Indy Community Service as Fun

E2 Derrin Slack, CEO-Founder of PROACT Indy Community Service as Fun

September 3, 2018

Hopeful Hoosier Episode 2:  Derrin Slack, CEO-Founder of PROACT Indy (https://proactindy.org) shares his vision for leading at-risk, inner city elementary school and middle school kids in Indianapolis out of hopelessness, isolation and crime and into citizenship and purpose through shared community service.  Hear how Derrin overcame his studdering to become a leader in Indiana and how PROACT Indy is helping to create a brighter future for Indiana.

E1 Andy Dix defines the power of hope and the Hopeful Hoosier’s mission.

E1 Andy Dix defines the power of hope and the Hopeful Hoosier’s mission.

August 21, 2018

Andy Dix, MS, BCC, a Board Certified Executive Coach with AD Growth Advisers Inc., shares an overview of the goals of the Hopeful Hoosier podcast.  Andy also provides some interesting definitions and implications of having a hopeful attitude.  Where there is a will, we can find a way...that is hope. There is a lot to be hopeful for in America's heartland, Indiana.