Empathy and the Triad of Discovery
May 24, 2021 – Equipping Leaders Podcast with Natasha Sheyenne
In this episode, I share a discussion that I had with Executive Coach Vanessa Tennyson on empathy, the Triad of Discovery, and being your most authentic self.
What do you really want? Don’t be afraid to move into your What’s Next
May 23, 2021 – What’s Next with Diana Pierce
Vanessa Tennyson, Founder and CEO of Capitalize Your Humanity, wants everyone, not just those past the age of 50, to know that they can move past their fear of failure into a new future with even better opportunities. She shares how she moved from employment to unemployment
Guest Lecturer Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
March 2021 – SKN Women in Organisations
Defying Age in the Workforce
February 10, 2021 – Columbia Business School
We recently sat down with Vanessa Tennyson, founder and CEO of Capitalize Your Humanity and a recipient of our Certificate in Business Excellence, for an open conversation about how she’s embraced an encore career, moving from human resources to entrepreneurship. Vanessa shared her journey, focusing on what it took for her to defy age in the workforce and accomplish her professional goals.
50 Over 50 Award Honoree is Carlson Alumna
December 17, 2020 – Carlson School of Management
Congratulations to Carlson School alumna Vanessa Tennyson, ACC, 3CP, SHRM-SCP on being named a “50 Over 50 – Courageous Disruptor” by AARP Minnesota and Pollen Midwest. The list celebrates Minnesotans over the age of 50 who made significant contributions and achievements in their communities.
Aging Without Wrinkles with Host Harriet Tramer
December 2, 2020 – ArtistFirst Radio Network
In this radio interview with host Harriet Tramer, the founder & CEO of Capitalize Your Humanity, Vanessa Tennyson does not assume a one size fits all approach when she provides her clients with Leadership Coaching. Rather, building upon her decades of experience in the business world, she encourages her clients to evolve their own unique managerial style.
Vanessa maintains that: “A professional coach is skilled in the art of asking insightful and explorative questions to flush out the understanding within, so the coach can help to move you from where you are to where you want to be.”
Making a New Start in a Business of Their Own
October 21, 2020 – New York Times
Two years ago, Vanessa Tennyson, 62, retired from her job as a human resources officer at a large consulting engineering firm in Minneapolis where she had worked for 32 years. To find her footing, Ms. Tennyson enrolled as a fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Advanced Careers Initiative. It was the push she needed to begin an executive coaching business.
Mayo Clinic Transgender & Intersex Specialty Care Clinic
October 2019 Issue – Mayo Clinic Alumni Magazine
In February 2018, Vanessa Tennyson had gender-affirmation surgery at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, concluding a process that began a decade earlier. She came out as transgender to her children, family and friends in 2014. Her daughter’s response was, “I’ve never seen you really smile before. You look so happy.”
ELLIE 2.0 RADIO – The Big Interview with Vanessa Tennyson
September 2018 – AM 950 Radio – The Progressive Voice of Minnesota
This week’s theme is how idealism fuels philanthropy. The Big Interview is with Vanessa Tennyson, a transgender woman who transitioned from high level executive to philanthropist/entrepreneur/3:00 a.m. telephone crisis counselor for LGBTQ people.
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