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Episode 073: “Living Centered in Pursuit of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”

Featuring Dr. Ed Barron

Today, organizational consultant Dr. Ed Barron joins Mickenzie and Hannah. The three reflect on Dr. Ed’s 30 years of experience and expertise in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and how he helps organizations and individuals transform by leaning into the strategic advantages of diversity. Dr. Ed also shares about attending the Living Centered Program and why he calls it a “transformational experience.”

Meet this episode’s expert

Dr. Barron is an accomplished organizational consultant, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leader, and executive coach with over 30 years of experience partnering with small non-profits, higher education institutions and large complex organizations. An expert systems analyst, Dr. Barron is well known for leading executive teams through processes that transform their strategy and culture, lead to continuous improvement, improve organizational effectiveness and increase customer satisfaction. In other words, he helps companies be better so that they can do better. 

Dr. Barron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration for the University of La Verve, a Master of Arts degree in Leadership from Azusa Pacific University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California. 

Dr. Barron enjoys reading, cycling, resistance training and all things James Bond. He has two daughters, Dr. Jessica Barron of Durham N.C. and Brittany Barron, MS of Los Angeles CA. Both of his daughters are published book authors. Dr Barron and his partner, Jennifer Edic Bryant, live in Azusa CA.

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Mentioned in this episode

The Living Centered Program Is Right For You If… 

  • You’re wanting more self- awareness to help unlock unrealized potential 
  • You’re experiencing success and still wondering, “Is this all there is?” 
  • You feel a little aimless or stuck 
  • Life’s constant transitions have got the best of you 
  • You feel like you’re losing control and life is happening to you 
  • You’ve forgotten how to have fun and play 
  • You feel disconnected from yourself and the people closest to you 
  • No amount of breaks ever seems to help you feel less burnt out 


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