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Xceptional Leaders with Mai Ling Chan & James Berges

Oct 29, 2018

Founder and Executive Director of Born Dancing, Melissa van Wijk, joins Mai Ling Chan to discuss the ins and outs of launching and running a non-profit organization. Melissa shares how she mapped out the steps to launch her vision, some of the legalities of running a non-profit, and why a can-do mentality is important.

Oct 22, 2018

Speech Therapist Kathy Hoffman shares her decision to run for public office and how that has affected her life. She talks about obtaining campaign funding, work/life balance, how running for office changes one’s life, and some of the sacrifices she’s had to make.

Oct 15, 2018

Brett Heising, CEO of, joins Mai Ling to chat about starting his company. Brettapproved is a website which reviews businesses based on accessibility and Brett talks about launching the startup, emotional and business challenges he’s faced, obtaining startup investment, and the importance of having...

Oct 8, 2018

Speech-language pathologist, Dr. Erik X. Raj shares his experiences developing speech therapy apps for the iPhone and iPad. Erik talks about some of the challenges he faces in the app development process, making apps that are enjoyable to use, and how his rock band experience helped to develop his app brand.

Oct 1, 2018

Brandon Seigel shares valuable tips and information for the private practice owner. Brandon touches on employment tax issues, handling complicated insurance situations and shares the 3 biggest mistakes that private practice owners make in their business.