Interview With Genevieve Piturro
This episode’s guest found her purpose in pajamas! Yes, you read that right, in pajamas!
Genevieve Piturro left the corporate world of entertainment to take a leap of faith into the non-profit world with The Pajama Program. She had a conflict between her heart and her brain. After a leap of faith and many things turning right, Genevieve is ready to take the next step further.
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About our Guest - Genevieve Piturro
Genevieve Piturro is all about PURPOSE! She was a successful television marketing executive until she dramatically changed the direction of her life. She found her true purpose when a sudden voice inside her head challenged her life as she knew it. In 2001, she founded the hugely successful national non-profit, Pajama Program, when a six-year-old girl’s question changed her life forever and she jumped off the corporate ladder! This year, the Program celebrates its 20th anniversary, having delivered more than 7 MILLION magical gifts of new pajamas and new books to children through their 63 chapters across the U.S.
Genevieve is now a professional speaker and personal strategy coach, sharing life and leadership lessons she learned through her Pajama Program journey. Her first book is an Amazon bestseller and the winner of the Inspiration category of the National Indie Excellence Book Awards, Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning, was released August 2020. Her debut TEDx talk: “1 Idea + The Human Connection = 7 Million Pajamas and Books” also debuted in August 2020.
She has been interviewed on and in many local and national media including most recently, Hallmark’s Home & Family show, OPRAH, TODAY, GMA, The Early Show, CNN, Fox & Friends, O Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Parenting Magazine. Genevieve rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in 2016. She has been the recipient of many local and national awards as she inspires others to listen to their heart-voice in pursuing their passions. Genevieve lives in Irvington, NY with her husband, Demo DiMartile.
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How chaotic it can be when your heart wants something that your brain doesn’t.
How hiding things is almost inevitable.
How living a life with multiple purposes looks like.
Why going after your purpose is more fulfilling than any job.
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