All posts by Lynn Evans

Episode 78 – Achieving Success by Combining Your Strengths and Passions with Nicole Jansen



Have you been looking for a way to do what you love, tap into your authentic self and achieve success–both monetarily and personally? Today’s episode will inspire you to look for ways to recognize your strengths and passion to help you achieve the outcomes you desire.

Lynn speaks with Nicole Jansen, a Human Behavior Specialist, and a business owner and entrepreneur who has helped thousands of leaders and organizations earn millions of dollars by bringing value to the marketplace for over 30 years.  Nicole is the founder of Discover The Edge, host of the Leaders of Transformation Podcast, and co-author of the book, Power Up, Super Women.

Listen in as Lynn and Nicole discuss:

  • Questions you can ask yourself to determine what you are passionate about
  • Ways to assess your strengths and validating them
  • Moving out of the fear of not trying and leveraging your strengths to become the best and most successful you!

Tune in now to learn how to combine your unique strengths and passions to create magic and achieve success in your life! 

 

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com|Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women |Discover The Edge |Power Up Superwomen | Leaders of Transformation Podcast


Episode 77 – Transitioning from spectator to motivator with guest Angela Marshall



Lynn speaks with Angela Marshall, also known as Author Stone, who a native of Augusta, Georgia, an entrepreneur and positive words powerhouse. She is also the author of “Reality to Rags to Riches; The Story and Life of an Ex NFL Wife.”

Lynn and Angela discuss Angela’s experiences as an NFL wife, how she has transitioned from spectator to motivator, and how she has used an athletic mindset in order to achieve success.

Angela speaks in-depth about her struggles, her challenges, and her successes and how when people read her story, not only are they liberated by it, but they are able to use it to turn their own stumbling blocks into success.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women | In Other Words By Stone Reality to Rags to Riches – The Story and Life of an Ex-NFL Wife 


Episode 76 – How to relocate or downsize without the stress with guest Lori Ligorio



If you are ready to move into your second home because of retirement or perhaps a parent has passed and you are tasked with selling their house (and trying to figure out what to do with 50 years accumulated possessions), you may be feeling overwhelmed and thinking, “I NEED HELP!” Today’s episode is sure to take away that stress and provide you with alternatives to doing it alone!

On today’s episode, Lynn speaks with Lori Ligorio, the owner of Caring Transitions of Scranton.  After a 20 year career with Bank of America, Lori opened up Caring Transitions which provides services for seniors who are entering transitions in their lives.  Transitions such as needing to move in with family, retirees who are looking to move into their second home permanently, and couples downsizing after a divorce.

Listen in as  Lynn and Lori discuss ways to liquidate the contents of a home, how to find cost-effective alternatives to hiring traditional movers and tips to determine the value and importance of family possessions. 

Here are just a few things that Lynn and Lori discuss:

  • That you don’t need to do it all alone, seeking help from a company like Caring Transitions will help minimize stress and save you money!
  • Hiring movers isn’t always the most cost-effective solution–and there are tons of alternatives to traditional movers.
  • Moving and taking inventory when moving can conveniently be done remotely when necessary.
  • When an estate sale is necessary to maximize profits and liquidate the contents of a home.
  • How to determine the value and importance of family possessions.

Tune in now and learn about the help that is available when you or a family member is transitioning or downsizing into a new home!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women | Caring Transitions


Episode 75 – Dr. Jen Caudle discusses bullying, addictions and what the medical community is doing about it



Lynn sits down with Dr. Jen Caudle, a board-certified Family Medicine physician and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

She appears as a regular on-air health expert for local and national news networks, including The TODAY Show, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, FOX News, Rachael Ray Show, Steve Harvey Show, Fox 29 Philadelphia News, PBS and many others. Additionally, her health articles have been published in numerous magazines and other publications.

Dr. Jen is a spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association, and she is a radio/video host for ReachMD.  She is also a national lecturer on opioid prescribing physicians and presents workshops on health wellness and motivation.  Dr. Jen is also a lecturer on the topic of childhood bullying to hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Dr. Jen is also an accomplished cellist and in 1999, Dr. Caudle earned the title of Miss Iowa and competed in the 1999 Miss America Pageant.

​Lynn and Dr. Jen discuss her family, the people who have professionally influenced her, and what led her to not only practice as a family physician but become a lecturer and a regular on-air expert for a number of national and local broadcasts.

Dr. Jen shares her expertise on bullying and the reasons it is not just a serious social issue but a medical issue as well.  She shares personal experiences of being bullied and the impact that had on her socially and physically.

Lynn and Dr. Jen also talk about the opioid epidemic in great detail.  Dr. Jen shares her expertise on the multifaceted reasons that people develop addictions to them and the measures that the medical community is taking to help combat the problem.

Finally, Dr. Jen shares her first experiences with money and how that has played a role in the way she is today. Tune in now to listen to Dr. Jen’s story.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women | Dr.JenCaudle.com


Episode 74 -Creating A Life Portfolio with Anna Rappaport



Lynn’s guest is Anna Rappaport, and an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, and author on strategies for a secure retirement and aging workforce issues.  Anna had a 28 year career with Mercer Human Resources Consulting where she was a worldwide partner. She started Anna Rappaport Consulting in 2005. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Lynn and Anna discuss the idea that the concept of a successful retirement is creating a life portfolio.  A life portfolio involves four main components: health, social engagement, pursuits and passions, and location. 

Lynn and Anna then discuss the amount of poverty in women who are retired or widowed.  Anna states that through her research with the Society of Actuaries, that poverty numbers are markedly higher for single retired women and widows as compared to their married counterparts.

Tune in now to as Anna describes her first memory regarding money, her most life-changing events, and more.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women

Contact Anna by email: anna.rappaport@gmail.com


Episode 73 – Transitioning From Working Life To A Retirement Lifestyle



Lynn sits down with Autumn Nessler, a certified retirement options coach, who specializes in assisting women who are transitioning from their working life to a retirement lifestyle of their own design.  Autumn’s company is An Intentional Life LLC and its approach is to help women understand that retirement is more than just having enough money.  40 percent of people in retirement find that they are suffering from depression within their first year without a plan. Autumn helps women design a non-financial retirement plan that defines a unique and intentional retirement lifestyle.

Lynn and Autumn discuss the reasons that retirement for women is very different from men.

Tune in now to as Autumn discusses the reasons why she works solely with women.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women


Episode 72 – The Positive Way to Separate



Lynn sits down with Gabrielle Hartley, an attorney, coach mediator and author to discuss Gabrielle’s unique approach to divorce which is outlined in her book, Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate.  Her approach to handling divorce combines the healing power of meditation and yoga with the difficulty and often unpredictability of divorce.  With meditation, mantras and mindfulness, Gabrielle has created a one-of-a-kind roadmap to an elegant divorce.

Gabrielle opens up about her parent’s divorce when she was 9 and how she ended up appreciating the way her parent’s handled it.  While the details of the divorce were messy, her parents managed to keep she and her brother out of the chaos of the situation. This was a life-defining moment for her and combined with her decades of experience as a divorce attorney, she developed a program to deal with the process of uncoupling in a positive way.  

  • Combine the healing power of yoga and meditation with the process of uncoupling
  • Tips on how to become responsive and not reactionary
  • Learn the 5 essential elements of an elegant divorce: patience, respect, peace, clarity and forgiveness
  • Reframe the story of your marriage into a positive one
  • How to view divorce as a restructuring of family rather than a splintering of it
  • Hear Gabrielle’s views on money–spending, saving, retirement and outlook

Tune in now as Lynn S. Evans helps you dodge these five divorce mistakes!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women