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Must Read Progressive Books for 2021
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The Power of One Question and Pajamas.
Beyond Adversity Podcast
with Dr. Brad Miller
Dr. Brad Miller’s guest on Episode 144 of Beyond Adversity is Genevieve Piturro Author of “Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning”
Genevieve shares with Brad her incredible transformation story. Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question changed the course of her life forever – and she jumped off the corporate ladder. She began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters and in 2001 founded Pajama Program, a non-profit which has been recognized nationwide for both its success and Genevieve’s story.
Genevieve Piturro, Founder of the “Pajama Program”
The Kindness Podcast
with Nicole Phillips
Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question (“What are pajamas?”) changed the course of her life forever. Genevieve jumped off the corporate ladder and began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters. In 2001, she founded Pajama Program (), which has been recognized nationwide for both its success and Genevieve’s story. Genevieve published Purpose, Passion and Pajamas in August 2020 about her transformation from the corporate life to starting a nonprofit.
Live Life to The Fullest With These, The Best Books On Risk Taking
BOOVE: The Online Book Magazine
This article showcases our top picks for the best books on risk taking. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below).
The Secret to the Power of One
with Chris Elias
What does it mean to have your life transformed in a single moment? Genevieve Piturro was a successful executive on her way up the corporate ladder when she experienced such a moment triggered by a simple question from a little girl. In an instant, Genevieve knew she had to change her path to follow her new passion. In the years since, she has transformed the lives of countless children and many adults. Tune in this week as Genevieve shares her remarkable, transformative story with Chris.
Speaking of Success Live with Genevieve Piturro
The Donny Walker Morning Show
WGLRO Radio with Donny Walker, Jean Russo and Genevieve Piturro - Speaking of Success Live
with Tephanie Hopper
Starting a nonprofit is a labor of love, but also a daunting task! A big thank you to Tephanie Hopper for inviting me onto her Talking Nonprofits podcast to discuss a founder's journey. Tephanie is shining a light on finding purpose!
What To Do When Inspiration Hits
A Glimpse Inside
with Wendy Perrotti
How many great ideas have you had in your lifetime? How many of them do you wish you had done something with? If you are like most people, the answer is quite a few. In this episode of A Glimpse Inside, host Wendy Perrotti talks with Pajama Project creator Genevieve Piturro about how you can turn your inspiring ideas into outcomes that you’re wildly proud of. Genevieve talks about her journey towards building the Pajama Project after realizing that the corporate ladder was leading to nothing fulfilling. Join Wendy and Genevieve in today’s episode to know what you should do when inspiration finally hits you.
Purpose, Passion and Pajamas
Heart Soul Wisdom Podcast
with Moira Sutton
Genevieve 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! Almost twenty years later, Genevieve’s Pajama Program has delivered 7 MILLION magical gifts of new pajamas and new books to children throughout the US.
Purpose, Passion and Pajamas
Don't Die Before You're Dead Podcast
with Merri Macartney
A startling question stopped Genevieve Piturro in her tracks. It made her realize that her life was less than fulfilling. She felt she had spent far too many years climbing the corporate ladder to become a top marketing executive. However, she realized that she had missed so much doing so.
Committing to Change with Genevieve Piturro
Heels On Fire Podcast
with Amy Coats
Genevieve Piturro is the founder of the national nonprofit Pajama Program. She left a successful career to risk it all to deliver pajamas and books to children in group homes who deserve a loving, good night routine. After 20 years, the organization has donated over 7 million pairs of new pajamas and books across 63 chapters. She is the author of the book, Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform Your life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning.
Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning
"A charming, engaging, and uplifting motivational book."
Deborah Kobylt LIVE: Genevive Piturro
Deborah Kobylt LIVE
with Deborah Kobylt
Deborah Zara Kobylt talks with Genevive Piturro founder of the wildly successful nonprofit Pajama Program and author of the new book Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning.
The Two Most Vital Lessons From Founding A Nonprofit And What Other Leaders Can Learn
by Genevieve Piturro
Now more than ever, we are all looking for meaning in our lives — and that includes in our work. As nonprofit founders, many of us are already pursuing our true purpose and leading teams that are united in part due to our passion and commitment to an amazing cause.
By Michelle Gillan Larkin
A nonprofit pioneer in Irvington helps dreamers and doers discover their passion, just as she discovered hers in a pair of pajamas.
Personal Branding Exposed with Genevieve Piturro
Relevant with Megan MacNeill
with Megan MacNeill
Genevieve Piturro’s story of a triumphant leap off the corporate ladder to bring pajamas to children in shelters is touching the hearts of others looking for their purpose during today’s unsettled climate.
Pajama Program Founder, From Yonkers, Pens Book About Reaching Your Goals
By Dan Murphy
In these final few days before Christmas, one of the most heartwarming non profits in which you can make a donation, and a difference in someone’s life, is the Pajama Program, which raises funds to give underprivileged kids a pair of PJ’s and a book to read at night. (Pajamaprogram.org).
Embracing the Human Connection for Success
Today's Insurance Professionals
by Genevieve Piturro
In the past 20 years, I have seen extraordinary things happen when we meet face to face. The Human Connection has inexplicable power - it can be profound and transforming, and it always evokes respect. It is in these moments when we lead with meaning that we move mountains, and more significantly, it's when we move people. This is because it's here we begin to connect heart to heart.
From Corporate Ladder to Oprah's Couch: A Leap of Faith
River Journal North
by River Journal
Genevieve Piturro of Irvington was pursuing her dream of living like Mary Tyler Moore. She was a single, successful girl from Yonkers living the fast life in New York City and climbing the corporate ladder as a marketing executive.
Genevieve Piturro on Hallmark's Home & Family
The Hallmark Channel
Hallmark's Home & Family
Speaker, consultant and author Genevieve Piturro changed her life by literally turning it upside down. Genevieve dreamed of delivering pajamas and reading bedtime stories to underprivileged kids. Her book, "Purpose, Passion and Pajamas" recounts how she overcame obstacles to make that dream come true.
In Time of Upheaval, Nonprofit Founder's Narrative Debuts to Heartfelt Reviews, Capturing Essence of What People Today are Searching For
Self-Help Memoir Offers Solace in Power of Human Connection and Lessons in Leadership from the Heart
Genevieve Piturro Drives Through Fear to Inspire Change
Noozhawk Santa Barbara
By Randi Zuckerberg
After many years of volunteer work with Starlight Children’s Foundation in Los Angeles, Genevieve Piturro founded the Pajama Program, which has provided more than 3 million pairs of new pajamas and new books to children, ranging from newborns to 17-year-olds, who are without parents and/or permanent homes.
That’s why I support this woman’s work.
What's In A Pajama? (An Extraordinary Pajama Story You'll Want To Hear Before You Go To Bed Tonight)
Get What You Want Podcast
with Shirley Baldwin
We often take for granted the simple things we have each day. But these things we call “simple” may be unheard of for another. In this episode, we get to listen to an extraordinary pajama story that will melt your heart. Shirley brings in Genevieve Pitturo, founder of the Pajama Program. Genevieve shares how a young girl’s question turned into a passion project that benefits millions of children today.
Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas with Genevieve Piturro
Minding Wellness Podcast
with Claudia Cometa
Genevieve was a TV executive in NYC for 20 years when a little girl’s question changed the course of her life - and she jumped off the corporate ladder. She began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters and in 2001 founded Pajama Program, a national non-profit which is recognized for both its success – to date having delivered 7 million new pajamas and new books to children - and Genevieve’s story. Genevieve is a professional speaker and consultant, inspiring people to listen to their heart-voice connection to achieve success. Her first book: Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning, will was just released in August, 2020. Genevieve has been interviewed on various media including OPRAH, TODAY, GMA, CNN, Fox & Friends, O Magazine and Forbes and is the recipient of many awards.
The Three Tomatoes Happy Hour Podcast: Find Your Purpose and Passion
The Three Tomatoes
with Kim Selby
In this week’s podcast, Kim Selby, our SF Editor has a wonderful conversation with Genevieve Piturro, founder of the non-profit "Pajama Program" that donates new pj's to children in shelters awaiting foster care. She shares her story of leaving corporate America and giving it all up to start a non-profit. She listened to a voice in her head and encourages us to do the same. Her delightful new book just launched, and it is perfect for this time of isolation. Purpose, Passion and Pajamas - How to transform your life, Embrace the human connection and Lead with meaning. Listen in and get some great takeaways to inspire you to do what makes your soul sing.
Thought Leader Life 605: Guest Genevieve Piturro
Thought Leader Life Show
with Mitchell Levy
Inspiring people to listen to their hearts, lead with meaning, and find their own purpose, passion, and pajamas. This episode features #ThoughtLeader and #Expert Genevieve Piturro ( who is a professional speaker, consultant, author, and founder of the successful national nonprofit Pajama Program more than twenty years ago. Her mission is to inspire people to listen to their hearts, lead with meaning, and find their own purpose, passion, and pajamas.
Purpose, Passion and Pajamas with Genevieve Piturro
What Women Must Know Podcast
with Sherrill Sellman
Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question changed the course of her life forever – and she jumped off the corporate ladder. She began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters and in 2001 founded Pajama Program, a non-profit which has been recognized nationwide for both its success and Genevieve’s story. She has been the recipient of many local and national awards. An international speaker, consultant and author, Genevieve has made it her mission to inspire men and women across the globe to listen to their heart-voice connection in pursuing their passions to achieve success. Besides the amazing credentials and accolades, she is the author of Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead With Meaning.
Books That Make You Show: Finding Your Purpose In Your Pajamas
Books That Make You Show
with Genevieve Piturro
We’re talking about Books That Make You Find Your Purpose In Your Pajamas
After months under lockdown, many of us may well be wondering what our purpose truly is. And if you can discover that purpose in your pajamas…hey, all the better!
Genevieve Piturro is the founder of the successful nonprofit Pajama Program and author of the new book, “Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning.”
Finding Your Pajamas
The Best of Everything New York
By The Best of Everything New York
Genevieve Piturro, founder of the non-profit organization, Pajama Program, is on a new journey to share her positivity with the world. Her recently launched book, Purpose, Passion, And Pajamas, is a call to action for others to join the “Lead With Purpose” movement. The Best Of Everything New York (TBOENY) was lucky to catch up with Genevieve at the start of her book tour to chat about her life in New York, paying it forward, and her love of Mary Tyler Moore.
EPISODE 10: Genevieve Piturro – Finding Your Calling
Insights to Live By Podcast
with Matt Zinman
Hers is among the most popular Oprah segments of all time. Genevieve Piturro, founder of the Pajama Program is an international speaker and author of the new book, “Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform your Life, Embrace the Human Connection and Lead with Meaning.” Here she joins Matt to help inspire others to find their calling by listening to their hearts in pursuit of true success.
Starting a Non-Profit with Genevieve Piturro
Mentors & Moguls Podcast with Heather Stone
with Heather Stone
On today’s expert mentoring session, Genevieve Piturro joins the podcast. Genevieve is a founder, author, and consultant for the Pajama Program in New York City. So far, The Pajama Program has shared over 7 million “Good Nights” for children to have “Good Days.” In this episode, the founder of the project will share her inspiring story as well as tips on how to change your course and follow your heart.
Episode: Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas
The Lisa Show on BYU Radio
with Lisa Valentine Clark
Interview begins at (1:28:57) - “Pajama Project” is the highest rerun Oprah segment of all time, and it features a non-profit that gives pajamas and books to struggling children in the U.S. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s sure to make you cry or feel more inspired. Well today, we have the founder of the Pajama Program, Genevieve Piturro, on the show today.
WGVU-FM "The Morning Show"
with Shelley Irwin
Genevieve Piturro, founder of the nonprofit Pajama Program and author of the new book Purpose, Passion and Pajamas joins TMS to talk about how to transform your life, embrace the human connection and lead with meaning.
Purpose, Passion and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning
Forbes Nonprofit Council
Greenleaf Book Group
Genevieve Piturro found her purpose helping millions of children. Now she offers this inspirational guidebook for anyone whose life doesn't feel full enough.
GENEVIEVE M. PITURRO IS ‘LEADING THROUGH CHANGE’ IN NEW ZOOM SUMMIT
Genevieve M. Piturro, an Irvington resident, was a TV marketing executive delivering pajamas to a New York City shelter when a chance encounter with a little girl there changed her life.
Pajama Program founder pens book in effort to inspire
The Rivertowns Enterprise
By Patricia Robert
Twenty years ago, Irvington resident Genevieve Piturro changed the course of her life by starting Pajama Program, a national nonprofit organization that benefits children. She tells this story, and much more about herself, in “Purpose, Passion and Pajamas — How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning,” set to be published Aug. 4.
Changemakers: Finding Your Purpose and Maintaining Human Connections During Lockdown
Pix 11 New York
By Tamsen Fadal, Juan Carlos Molina
Genevieve Piturro had a successful career in corporate America, but her like took a major turn when she says a voice inside asked her this question.
“If this is the next 30 years of your life, is this enough?” said Piturro.
Episode 79: Leaving Corporate To Helping Over 7 Million Children With Genevieve Piturro
Abundantly Clear Podcast
with Malorie Nicole
“If this is the next 30 years of my life, is this enough?” That is the question Genevieve Piturro asked herself that led to leaving her highly successful corporate career and creating a program that has now helped over 7 million children have good nights.