Episode 110 United by Language Family : Terri Marlow

“We are a family, not biological family, but a family united by language.” Do we need data to love our family? We can read much research about how a family unit – no matter how it may be constituted – is of critical importance to human well-being. But if we do not experience it, itContinue reading “Episode 110 United by Language Family : Terri Marlow”

Episode 109 Bringing Perspectives Together : Enrique Moras

“Complexity makes life more interesting. Stories need to evoke these complexities, to generate questions. We need questions more than answers.” What journey are YOU on? What questions are you creating, the language of which can create more openings to understanding, connections, and possibilities than “answers” ever can? What talent in yourself are you cultivating? HowContinue reading “Episode 109 Bringing Perspectives Together : Enrique Moras”

Episode 108: Light a Fire

What’s your spark? How do you speak about your identity, your purpose, your gifts? Use your language to breathe life into your unique ember, and join with others to light a fire to warm the world. Humanity and hope: it’s about language.

Episode 107 For You and With You: Megan Dierks

It’s About Language | Episode 107 | For You and With You: Megan Dierks

Norah Jones speaks with Megan Diercks of the AATF about the power of language to transform lives young and old, and to develop confidence, leadership, and connections in our work and world. We are stronger when we are working together. The AATF networks with other organizations to strengthen the visibility of French in the world, bringing people together to reinforce the importance of French and the importance of learning and using French in our lives and in the world.

Episode 106 Language, Self-Reflection, Growth: Thomas Sauer

Join us for Episode 106 of Its About Language, where Thomas Sauer of PEARLL shares insights with host Norah Jones on the importance of self-reflection for personal growth and enhanced well-being.

Sauer’s work at the National Foreign Language Center focuses on reflection in professional development, but his conversation with Jones demonstrates how to apply this practice in the lives of all human beings, adults and children alike.

More insights on the topics of professional growth, Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL), Thomas Sauer’s work, and using Norah Jones’s work with natural language behaviors to support reflection and growth can all be found at Jones’s website, http://www.fluency.consulting .

Episode 105 Making Connections, Making a Difference: Kathy Shelton & ACTFL

Join us on a transformative journey of language connection and empowerment, regardless of your role or work in life. This episode serves as an inspiring call to make meaningful connections and discover opportunities for positive impact. By seeking and sharing stories like these, you build a ladder to lift you out of despair, illuminating your path to your unique role to play in the world.

Episode 104 – Leaping Past Language Barriers – Jessica Haxhi

This episode brings Norah & Jessica Haxhi (New Haven, CT) together to discuss how language is more than words. It’s a tool that can be used to leap over barriers: AI, COVID separation, environmental & social and other pressing contemporary needs.

Episode 103 – A Wider Vision of the World – Lori LeVar Pierce

Episode 103 is an energetic and insightful conversation with Lori LeVar Pierce. A Wider Vision of the World.

Take a moment – take the time – to sit with your own life experiences and to “watch your language go by.” Our language and our experiences – our culture, both small and large – are what make us uniquely human.

Episode 102 – Language Saves Lives

Language is humanity’s survival tool. It fosters deep connections between people. Let’s look at our institutions, families, and communities and ask ourselves: “How can we ensure that everyone understands languages, how to listen, and how to speak, so that they can express their deepest humanity and connect with others?” Language saves lives. Let’s work together to create a better future for all.

Episode 101 – The Costs of Ignoring Language and Culture: Bennett Whitehouse (Risk Analyst)

“Language is a key just in coaching people on their interpersonal relationship. So when it comes to workers compensation, especially, you might think that the cost of a medical claim related to a workplace injury would correlate highest with the severity of the injury. The reality is the industries recognize that the highest corollary toContinue reading “Episode 101 – The Costs of Ignoring Language and Culture: Bennett Whitehouse (Risk Analyst)”

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