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Episode 48 – The NFHS Reunion Episode: Reflecting on 30 Years Since graduation

When you were an aspiring high school graduate, where did you think you would end up? Did you get there? Or did the path twist and turn over the years? And, do you check in at high school reunions to see where your classmates are today – or do you blow it off, leaving the past behind you?  On this episode of the Make Meaning podcast, Lynne Golodner talks with six of her classmates from the North Farmington High School class of 1989 about where they wanted to go, and where they ended up 30 years later.  Are there experiences and insights that might resonate with […]

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Episode 47 – Quieting the Mind with Linda Makowski

People discover purpose in many ways – through experiences, a passion, or actively searching. On this episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Lynne talks with Linda Makowski about how purpose can come from stillness. Owner of Namaste Yoga Studio, Linda found purpose as a teacher, a championship women’s college basketball coach, social worker, and at Namaste. Throughout her life, Linda’s strength has been helping others find their dharma – their purpose – and to guide them to be who they’re meant to be. Listen here as Linda explains how one simple breath can open the mind to new possibilities: Have you discovered your purpose, or are you still on a path to discovery? Wherever you may […]

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Episode 45 – Life from Death with Dr. Joshua Mezrich

What was the moment you discovered your purpose? On this episode of the Make Meaning podcast, Lynne talks with Dr. Joshua Mezrich, transplant surgeon and author of When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon, about his moment of discovery. Meaning seems a small word for the giving of life. Dr. Mezrich facilitates the transfer of hope and opportunity, when one person’s death gives life to another. This work helped him form deeper connections with his patients and fueled his drive to share the meaningful stories of transplants, of life, with others. Check it out here: In this episode, Lynne and Dr. Mezrich discuss: The moment of discovering […]

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Episode 44 – Celebrating one year of the Make Meaning Podcast!

We’re thrilled to announce a special milestone for Your People, LLC – the first anniversary of the Make Meaning Podcast! In this anniversary episode, our own Lynne Golodner and Kirstin Karoub highlight standout episodes from the past year – guests who have inspired us all with stories of purpose, meaningful connections, and passion-led endeavors that make a positive impact.  But it doesn’t end there! The recording session coincides with a historically significant event – the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Lynne’s Best Business Advisor, father and very first Make Meaning guest, Norman Cohn shares insights on his childhood in war-time Detroit. Listen here: And what of the stories from that day on June 6, 1944? How do […]

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