Ends with Z

10: Fall into the Gap Year

With uncertainty of the status of in-person college classes occurring in the near future, more and more students and parents are considering deferring college admission for a year until the traditional college experience hopefully will be possible.  Known as a gap year, in the past for many who took a gap year, this time off…

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09: Passion and Purpose

Following your passion is a phrase we hear constantly, but is that possible for everyone?  What does passion mean to you?  Does everyone have a passion?  In this podcast we engage in an animated discussion about the nature of passion, how it differs from purpose, and the importance of both passion and purpose for today’s…

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08: Social Soap Box

Words have power.  Standing on your soap box in the town square to get you message across in the old days now has the immediate distribution and far-reaching power of a TV network in the digital age of the internet and social media.  Tune in as we discuss the power of the social soap box,…

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07: AI & Us

AI, or artificial Intelligence, is not a future state possibility, it is a present day reality.  But what is it and how is it affecting us as humans?  With technology advancing faster and faster each day, the effects of AI, automation, and machine learning are far reaching and here to stay.  In this podcast, we…

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06: EQ, IQ, and the Human Condition

EQ is emotional intelligence, which is gained through self- and social awareness and the ability to recognize emotions and their impact on yourself and others.  In this podcast, we engage in a lively discussion on the importance of emotional Intelligence, what it is, where it comes from, how it is developed, the impact it has…

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05: Emotions

Emotions are energy set in motion by our thoughts as they move through our bodies and to the outside world.  Tune into this podcast as we dive into our emotions, discussing from where they originate, how they influence our thoughts, and how to manage our emotions before we choose the actions that we take. Subscribe:…

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04: Relationships

At its core, a relationship is an exchange and connection/bond from one individual to another or to a collective.  In this time of uncertainty, social change, and the pandemic, our relationships have been tested like never before.  In this podcast, we discuss exactly how our relationships—with ourselves, our partners/spouses, families, friends, and co-workers—are being tested. …

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03: What’s Your Superpower?

What if your job has changed dramatically or is not there as a result of the pandemic?  What will you do?  Understanding your own personal superpower is key.  Knowing and cultivating the core foundation of your skills (what you are good at) and having the ability to adapt, learn, and engage are superpowers we can…

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01: Introducing Ends with Z with Juan Fernandez and Cecile Munoz

Welcome to our Ends with Z 101 episode—your introduction to our podcast.  Ends with Z Podcast will discuss an array of topics from A to Z on how to thrive in life, as an individual, in your personal and work life, and as a community.  Meet hosts Juan Fernandez and Cecile Munoz and learn how…

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