Welcome to Crazy and the King!!

Join Torin and Julie in welcoming powerhouse Nikki Lanier to CATK
Nikki’s experience includes serving as senior vice president –Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Personnel Cabinet Secretary for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (youngest and first black female gubernatorial appointee to this post), Chi…

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Join Torin and Julie in welcoming Dr. Andrew Whitehead, one of the foremost experts on Christian Nationalism. As Americans head to the Thanksgiving table and we all head into the holiday season, we discuss the dissection of Christianity and White Nationalism as an expression of Christianity. Dr. Wh…

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We had a technical issue on our upload this week - we are sharing a corrected version with our apologies. Join Julie and Torin to discuss the existential question we all ponder. Tell us your thoughts on our Crazy and the King Facebook, Instagram or on Twitter #CATK.
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Join Julie and Torin to discuss the existential question we all ponder. Tell us your thoughts on our Crazy and the King Facebook page or on Twitter #CATK.
Episode link: https://play.headliner.app/episode/12155818?utm_source=youtube

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Torin and Julie are back this week with 5G towers taking over NYC, a conversation about anti-Semitism, Kyrie Irving and other Black celebrities in hot water over controversial decisions. Plus, Mastodon, are you in?
Episode link: https://play.headliner.app/episode/12030959?utm_source=youtube

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This week, Julie and Torin are back together again and they have plenty to catch up on. Elon Musk becomes the Twitter's Chief and all hell is poised to break loose. Does it matter? Julie thinks so. Wharton School of Management is now offering an MBA with a DEI concentration while Penn State "discov…

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In our final CATK NDEAM Takeover, Torin is joined by Amanda Burris, Director of Sales at Disability Solutions. As Amanda put it in a post recording message to Julie, "Torin got real. Or shall I say got me to get real real." - A skill we all know the King to have.
What did you think of the CATK NDEA…

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This week it is all about neurodiversity!
Theo Smith, once upon a time a professional actor, then a leading expert in the field of recruitment. He now uses his thespian skills to entertain his daughter and son and to inspire organisations and the world to the idea that neurodiversity is the future …

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CATK NDEAM Disability Takeover continues with Talent Acquisition Leader, Client Services Director at Cielo Talent, Ciji Gardner, sits co-host with Torin this week. Ciji has over 10 years of experience leading teams of managers, recruiters, sourcers, and recruitment coordinators (US and Global based…

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This week, Dr. Yvette Pegues, Executive at Your Invisible DisAbility Group, jumps in as the FIRST CATK NDEAM Disability Takeover. She brings her story, expertise and a couple of special guests to this first of its kind CATK Takeover! A special take on Crazy and the King this week and all month!
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Prior to founding Untapped, Tariq spent most of his career exploring ways to close the opportunity gap for untapped talent. The first Head of Diversity & Inclusion for both Lyft and Coinbase, Tariq continues to be motivated by his mission to enable companies to realize their full inclusion potentia…

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Would you, COULD you, work 2, 3, even 4 full-time jobs? Is it is ethical? Does it matter? We dive into Reddit's Overemployment (OE) thread with more than 80,000 posts. Then Twilio and Patagonia CEO's take active stances on racial, social and environmental justice. Can big business meet systemic and…

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This week on CATK: Delta's diversity transparency report is out and we ask are they "closing the gap." We discuss the challenges of giving hard feedback to our teams and the many mistakes we have made as a people leaders. HR Executive puts out news on increase in late stage cancer diagnoses and we …

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Kicking off fall, Julie and Torin jump into the deep end. Women ascend to the executive ranks at Fortune 100 companies faster than their male peers, new research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School finds. Though women still make up just a fraction of these leadership positions—27% …

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The last of our Summer Interview Series with the Man, the Master, the Tim Sackett. In his second visit to CATK, Tim helps Julie and Torin round out the CATK Summer Interview Series with a frank conversation on the state of DEIB in Talent Acquisition. How do we stop othering "diversity recruiting"? …

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Orwell wryly noted, “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than one that comes after it.” Differences of any kind—whether they be race, religion, gender identity, point of view, or values—can make us or, if we let them, just as easily brea…

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We Need Better Men. Torin and Julie Welcome Author, Founder, Coach and Ally Ray Arata.

Ray Arata is a thought leader, sought-after speaker, and author who teaches important techniques that allow individuals and organizations to be more heart-centered, inclusive and effective.

Ray Arata is the aut…

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The CATK Summer Interview Series Continues with Dr. Jennifer Fraser and the Bullied Brain. Dr. Jennifer Fraser, best-selling author and award-winning educator, has a PhD in Comparative Literature. Her online courses and workshops provide dynamic lessons in the impact neuroscience has on personal de…

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In our last show before our Summer Interview Series takes over in August, Torin and Julie catch up all things summer. Conferences as get aways - from our kids, our spouses, our bosses?? Yeah, sounds like the normal life of a conference goer. How do you feel about self-nominating? Do you deserve an …

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Fresh off her appearance at NILG 2022, Join Julie and Torin in welcoming Judy Julius to the show! Ever wonder why Affirmative Action should matter to your DEIB program and goals, Judy Julius helps CATK listeners understand the undervalued yet incredibly powerful relationship between corporate DEIB …

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Fresh off her appearance at NILG 2022, Join Julie and Torin in welcoming Judy Julius to the show! Ever wonder why Affirmative Action should matter to your DEIB program and goals, Judy Julius helps CATK listeners understand the undervalued yet incredibly powerful relationship between corporate DEIB …

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Join us in wrapping up 2021 with CATK and Symphony Talent's Gina Alito.

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Join Torin and Julie in welcoming Onboard Health CEO, André Blackman.
André is the Founder and CEO of Onboard Health, a specialized executive search and advisory firm focused on creating a more inclusive future of health. A pioneering strategist with deep ties across the healthcare innovation, star…

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Feb. 16, 2022

#MyDisabledLifeIsWorthy

CDC Director says WHAT?!? This week Julie and Torin catch up on vaccine mandates, ADHD at the car the dealership, and why the CDC Director is under fire for her "encouraging words""

What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn?

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