Hear Cinderella Stories and how using the lessons of fairy tales have helped them successfully navigate business challenges. The guests come from a wide range of businesses and offer steps to develop a successful career. The podcasts offer anecdotes and stories that guide listeners, based on lessons of fairy tales. The podcasts have a fun tone and create memorable lessons that listeners at all levels of their career will enjoy.


  • Ep. 47: Leslie Grossman talks to Cary about "Why gender equity should be a reality - Not just a goal."

    07/03/2024 Duración: 28min

    Podcast host Cary Broussard interviews executive coach Leslie Grossman about her vision for gender equity in the world and what keeps Leslie focused on her big vision. Leslie and Cary have stayed in touch for many years after meeting each other in Las Vegas at a National Association for Women Business Owners conference. Both business owners share advice on ways to overcome obstacles and stay focused on achieving your professional and personal goals.Leslie Grossman is Faculty Director of the Executive Women's Leadership program at George Washington University Center for Excellence, creator of Her Circle Leadership for executive coaches and the author of several books.Link to Leslie Grossman's "Her Circle Leadership"

  • Ep. 46: The first Latina to be elected Sheriff, Lupe Valdez says the World is Better when Women Run for Office...and Win

    19/02/2024 Duración: 31min

    Lupe Valdez became the first Latina Sheriff in the United States, and one of the first LGBTQ women to hold such a role in 2004. As Sheriff of Dallas County, Lupe managed the seventh-largest Sheriff's department in the country for 13 years. Now she's running again for the seat she left in 2018 when she left to run for Governor of Texas. Cary Broussard interviews Lupe Valdez about why she wants to be Sheriff of Dallas County again and why the role of Sheriff is important in every community. Cary asks Lupe why it's important for women to run for office, what obstacles women face and how they can succeed. There is a brief introduction from actor John Leguizamo who describes how Lupe grew up poor with parents who were migrant workers, how her teacher inspired her and Lupe worked her way through college and graduate school, eventually joining the Army, rising to rank of Captain.Lupe Valdez went on to a 30-year career as a federal agent for US Customs and Border Protection and then the Department of Homeland Securit

  • Want to serve on a Board of Directors? Board Consultant Janelle Brittain shares the best ways to prepare yourself

    15/11/2023 Duración: 33min

    Podcast Host Cary Broussard interviews Janelle Brittain, CSP, founder and CEO of the Dynamic Performance Institute, LLC, a 30 year old firm that works with the leadership of companies and their boards.Janelle Brittain has served for 47 years on a variety of types of boards and consults with Boards to assess their governance effectiveness, helps with interventions, advises the CEO and Board Chair how to work together and other interesting Board issues, and has helped thousands of executives find the best match of a Corporate Board for them.\Cary Broussard has served on numerous non-profit boards throughout her career and met Janelle Brittain when they served on the board of Boardroom Bound together. Cary was Boarad Chair. Cary has also served as Board chair of the Press Club of Dallas and the Texas chapter of Conscious Capitalism. In addition, Cary has served on the board of Women Impacting Public Policy, based in Washington, D.C., the American Hotel Lodging Association Women's Forum.

  • Ep. 44. Coaching is not just for football, baseball and soccer players!

    02/05/2023 Duración: 37min

    Susan Epstein has created 3 highly successful coaching businesses since leaving her psychotherapy practice in 2003. ✔Parent Coaching- achieved 6 figures in less than a year ✔Health Coaching -achieved 6 figures in under 6 months ✔Business Coaching - achieved multi-six figures in 10 months Mastermind Groups, Group Coaching, Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Interpersonal Skills, Coaching, Public Speaking, Psychotherapy, Workshop Facilitation, Leadership Development, TThere's a lot of hype out there about having a successful coaching business. It takes time, practice, skills and compassion. Susan helped Cary Broussard and others grow successful executive coaching businesses.

  • Ep. 43 DEI Advisors CEO David Kong Demonstrates Why Nice CEOs Finish First

    11/04/2023 Duración: 36min

    David Kong is well-respected as the longest running CEO of any major hotel company - and Cary Broussard wanted to find out why he is also one of the most liked people in the hotel business. She found out why. David balances ambition, hard work and kindness while helping others find success. His podcast DEI Advisors can be found at Kong is Founder and Principal of DEI Advisors, an Arizona non-profit organization dedicated to empowering personal success. He has served as Chairman of the American Hotel Lodging Association and was appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board for three years. He retired as President and CEO of BWH Hotel Group (comprised of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Sure Stay Hotels and WorldHotels) at the end of 2021.He has the reputation of genuinely caring for people and the art of hospitality. As a result, he has received numerous awards and accolades, including: Lifetime Achievement Awards from Business Travel News, International

  • Ep. 42 Lisa Welch Beats to the Heart of Hospitality

    02/04/2023 Duración: 54min

    Cary Broussard and Dr. Faye Hall Jackson team up to interview VisitDallas culture guru Lisa Chase Welch purpose is to inspire teams to create a sustainable culture that is inclusive, positive, respectful and FUN! Lisa's passion is "the people business" and everything that supports the hospitality industry, her local community and educating future leaders.Born in Guatemala, raised as an Army Brat and having lived throughout the US and abroad, Lisa fell in LOVE with hospitality working in restaurants and hotels and graduated from the University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College. She has been a Director of People for large brands, including Hyatt, Starwood and Omni hotels as well as boutique lifestyle brands, Virgin Hotels, The Joule, Makeready and Hotel ZaZa.Most recently the head of Culture and People for Visit Dallas, we learn why every experience Lisa has is based on developing long lasting friendships. Her mission is to provide internal guests (employees) with the BEST experience possible so that they ca

  • Women's History Maker - Dr. Lalia Rach, First NYU Dean of Hospitality

    13/03/2023 Duración: 51min

    Cary Broussard, host of Cinderella CEO On Air podcast, interviews kicks off her series of iconic interviews with women in business with Dr. Lalia Rach, who has served as dean at several top hospitality and tourism programs. Ever the entrepreneur, Dr. Rach provides a glimpse into her new book, Managing the Book On You - Rewriting Your Leadership Story. Dr. Rach is now at Associate Luxury Hotels International as Executive Managing Director, is a classic story teller who will keep your attention with her honest and engaging perspective and advice. Enjoy!At New York University, Dr. Rach "Lalia" created one of the world’s most innovative graduate and undergraduate programs in the business of hospitality, sports, and tourism. In her eighteen-year tenure there, she was responsible for creating the first graduate concentration in hospitality revenue management and for increasing the stature and attendance at the industry’s premier conference (NYU Hospitality Investment and Development Conference) where for more than

  • Ep. 40 How Mastermind Connecting Can Be the Wind Beneath Your Career Wings

    26/10/2022 Duración: 20min

    Podcast host Cary Broussard talks with Tuskegee University executive and professor Dr Faye Hall Jackson about the benefits of joining a Mastermind Group, Executive Coaching - and voting!

  • Ep. 39 Actor, writer, activist and creative magic maker Eugene Pidgeon believes in miracles

    16/10/2022 Duración: 46min

    The fascinating actor, writer and entrepreneur Eugene Pidgeon talks with podcast host Cary Broussard about his journey into acting and his movie project Eugene Can Fly. Never defined simply by his abilities or his stature - Eugene has one of the most inspiring life stories to share with all of us - He advocates "wherever I am - that's where I'm supposed to be." Eugene, like Cary, believes in magic. Eugene adds: "When someone asks if you believe in miracles, we should all say 'no' - I RELY on miracles!"Here's a great interview with Eugene Pidgeon in the Chicago Reader encourage you to listen to this interview and have as much fun as we did listing to Eugene's fabulous stories and background. Reach out to friends, family and colleagues you haven't spoken with in a while and tell them you miss them and take a listen to what courage, love and wit sounds like in the words and life of Eugene Pidgeon.Eugene Pigeon was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and cu

  • Ep. 38 Pickle Ball Pundit Pamela Cournoyer Teaches Conflict Resolution On and Off the Court

    19/09/2022 Duración: 30min

    Podcast host Cary Broussard talks with Pamela Cournoyer about helping executives develop their leadership skills and resolving conflict through Pickleball team building.Go to Pamela's website to learn more about pickle ball team building to Cinderella CEO On Air - and be inspired on a weekly basis. You can find the links on our site or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts!

  • Episode: 37 Carol Jenkins, Expert on Women's Equal Rights, Talks "Out of Office" Politics

    30/08/2022 Duración: 44min

    Carol Jenkins does not mince words when it comes to equality and equity for women in the workplace and throughout the world.Podcast host Cary Broussard welcomes the vivacious media icon Carol Jenkins to the C2CEO Mastermind for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Carol is a national board member of the ERA Coalition (and former CEO of the ERA). Carol now hosts the podcast Lady Liberty is V.E.R.Y. Pissed! ( Cary is also joined by Dr. Faye Hall Jackson, assistant provost of Tuskegee University and director of DE&I curriculum for the Broussard Global C2CEO Learning Institute. ( talk voting rights, equal rights and human rights and what to do about securing your own rights through voting, poll working and making your voice heard. If you are interested in learning more about the DE&I online Mastermind Meet Ups at Broussard Global C2CEO, go to - And of course listen to Cinderella CEO On Air wherever you list

  • Ep. 36 Should Corporations Be Socially Responsible? Many CEOs Say: "Yes!"

    23/08/2022 Duración: 22min

    Podcast host Cary Broussard interviews Jean Howard who works with corporations and small businesses to grow sustainably through financial management and strategic planning.Jean has worked with Christies, the global auction house, supporting both the acquisition and sale of works of art and she has worked with Ameritech and Oracle. She has studied both education and theology at the graduate level while getting her MBA at Cornell’s School of John Management in Finance and Systems….and she's a Master Gardener!Jean shares her knowledge and enthusiasm about this fall's C2CEO curriculum as a lead instructor for the C2CEO Social Responsibility Course. We are so excited for you to listen to what Jean has to say about the course and who will benefit. Go to to learn more after listening to Jean and Cary.

  • Ep. 35 - Mark Joseph Talks Mental Health in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, Justice, & Advocacy

    05/08/2022 Duración: 41min

    Podcast Host Cary Broussard speaks with Mark Joseph, the Director of Inclusionand DEI Advocate at TDIndustries, based in Texas. "TD" is a premier facilities services and mechanical construction company serving the Southwest, celebrating 75 years in business.Dr. Faye Hall Jackson, assistant provost of Tuskegee University and DE&I founding director for Cinderella to CEO, interviews Mark with Cary Broussard.Our podcast guest has more than 25 years of experience across the manufacturing, aviation, commercial real estate, and global government services industries.In her role as Director of Inclusion, Mark Joseph oversees the design and delivery of initiatives, programs, and projects that promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the company. She acts as a D&I consultant to leadership, using data to create and execute TD’s Inclusion Strategy. Mark discusses innovative approaches to recognizing the importance of mental health and caring for employees and customers through inclusive environments a

  • Blackbaud's Rachel Hutchisson, Global "Good is for Everyone" Advocate

    06/06/2022 Duración: 19min

    Podcast host Cary Broussard interviews Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President of Global Social Responsibility with Blackbaud. Cary invited Rachel to kick off her C2CEO course on Corporate Social Responsibility and to be a guest on this podcast. Cary gains an insider's look into Rachel's journey on building Global Social Responsibility within Blackbaud. When Rachel started, Blackbaud was a tech company with 100 people, and now Rachel makes sure all 3,600 employees are active participants in Blackbaud’s unique philanthropy program. See their 2021 report at is a featured speaker in the three-part course that C2CEO offers to anyone who wants a career in Social Responsibility and Environmental Social Governance (go to to enroll).Rachel describes her 20+ year career path at Blackbaud and how to align your purpose with good, whether you're with a small company, a non-profit or large public company. Bonus: We also recorded a Q&A with Rachel where Cary's class parti

  • MLK Panel Discussion with DE&I Leaders, including TX House Rep Rhetta Bowers

    25/01/2022 Duración: 56min

    Our C2CEO panelists had a lively MLK discussion to bring people together and work toward a more just world. Lean what they had to share:Panelists:Tuskegee University Professor Faye Hall JacksonGWU Faculty Director, Exec. Women's Leadership Leslie GrossmanCPA and Diversity Executive Jamelia LehnTexas House Representative Rhetta Bowers andAuthor and Founder Cary Broussard From Cinderella to CEO to CEO#leadership #diversity #share #martinlutherkingday

  • Healthcare advocates France Jacot and Joyce Griggs provide helpful tips for women and families

    21/10/2021 Duración: 37min

    Cinderella CEO On Air podcast, hosted by Cary Broussard interviews guests France Jacot and Joyce Griggs, both accomplished marketers in health care, fitness and pharma. Both have unique stories to motivate you to get your mammograms and be prepared to talk with your doctors and health care providers. Their advice is universal and could save your life or someone else's life. Healthcare advocate Joyce Griggs and health and fitness marketer France Jacot provide helpful tips to help people navigate the U.S. health care system. France's company Springfree Trampoline has partnered with the Susan G. Komen to beat breast cancer. Earlier this year France was diagnosed with Breast Cancer -She is so grateful to all those who fight against and treat this disease. Joyce Griggs is founder of

  • Part 2 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Pride in the Workplace with Dr. Rick Garlick

    22/07/2021 Duración: 37min

    Guest Rick Garlick, Ph.D., is back for Part II of our discussion on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility. Dr. Garlick and podcast host Cary Broussard discuss new research findings and announce their Fall 2021 CSR course for professionals. Go to to enroll (see courses).Dr. Garlick is a strategy consultant with Magid. His previous workplaces include JD Power, The Gallup Organization, and Maritz CX, helping Fortune 1000 companies with their strategic initiatives around branding, customer experience, and employee experience.Cary Broussard is the author of the international business book, From Cinderella to CEO. She is also the founder and owner of Broussard Global Communications and C2CEO: Coaching, Curriculum, and Community, Cary's programs can be found at

  • Getting into College - Advice from Ivy League Counselor Mandee Heller Adler

    13/07/2021 Duración: 50min

    Cinderella to CEO On Air Podcast Host Cary Broussard interviews:Co-Founder and President of International College Counselors Mandee Heller Adler.Mandee discusses strategies and tips for students seeking undergraduate and graduate school admissions. Mandee is author of "From Public School to the Ivy League: How to Get into a Top School Without Top Dollar Resource," and "International Admissions: How to get accepted to U.S. Colleges" - Her newest book "To University and Beyond" is for students in college - advice includes: how to pick your courses and why it's important to get to know your professors , who can be great mentors and supporters.

  • Why Corporate Social Responsibility is the New Imperative (Part 1)

    04/06/2021 Duración: 45min

    More than ever!! Employees, Customers, Investors, Regulators (and many others) are expecting companies to act in a socially responsible manner.Are there business opportunities, and sometimes risks, in getting your organization involved with cultural, social, and governance issues? Probably. So you need a good plan. C2CEO Podcast guest Rick Garlick, Ph.D., and Podcast host and author Cary Broussard discuss the importance of CSR.Dr. Garlick is a strategy consultant with Magid. His career includes working with well-known consultancies such as JD Power, The Gallup Organization, and Maritz CX to help Fortune 1000 companies with their strategic initiatives around branding, customer experience, and employee experience.Cary Broussard is the author of the international business book, From Cinderella to CEO and owner of Broussard Global Communications. Founder of C2CEO: Coaching, Curriculum, and Community, Cary's programs can be found at

  • Tips on Building a Successful Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

    04/06/2021 Duración: 24min

    Tuskegee University Professor Dr. Faye Hall JacksonDr. Faye Hall Jackson and Cary Broussard will answer questions about diversity, inclusion, equity, and equality.Dr. Jackson and Author Cary Broussard co-lead a course onDiversity & Inclusion in the 2021 Workplace. More info can be found at

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