About the Podcast

As a business owner, do you ever wish your employees understood the economic challenges you face as a job provider? Do you see them pulled towards public policies that will negatively impact your business and their jobs?

Through interviews with nationally known thought leaders, policy experts, and small business owners across the country, listeners are encouraged, empowered, and equipped to educate employees on the economic realities of job creation and the benefits and responsibilities of living in a free society. This can lead to increased employee loyalty, engagement, and retention, and to an increase in civic awareness.

The podcast series is created and hosted by Linda J. Hansen, an experienced political and business strategist, consultant, coach, author, and speaker. Connecting Boardroom to Breakroom™ and Policy to Paychecks™, the podcast, and all Prosperity 101™ materials are designed for business leaders who care about prosperity for their employees, their business, and our country.

You will learn something new from each exciting guest and you will be motivated to speak up for the principles that make our nation prosperous. 

Meet the host, Linda J. Hansen

Linda J. Hansen is the Founder & President of Prosperity 101, LLC, and the creator of the Breakroom Economics™program.  She is passionate about helping to enhance communication between employers and employees, especially regarding basic economics of job creation and business prosperity.  Her original book in the Prosperity 101™series, entitled Prosperity 101 – Job Security Through Business Prosperity™, and the accompanying Workshop Facilitator Guide, were first published in 2009, and have been widely used across the country.  

In addition to her work with Prosperity 101, LLC, Linda serves clients through her coaching and consulting firm, Capacity Strategies, LLC.  She is a political, government affairs, and marketing strategist. She is also an International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialed Personal, Executive, and Leadership Coach, and the author of a coaching workshop and life planner entitled, Coach Yourself to a Better You™.
Linda has blazed a trail of leadership throughout her life and is one of the very few women in America to serve at the highest levels of a major presidential campaign.  She is most well-known for her role as Executive Vice-President Deputy Chief of Staff of Staff for Herman Cain’s United States Presidential Campaign in the 2012 election cycle. 

She has decades of grassroots, regulatory reform, and issue advocacy experience at the local, state, and national levels and has served clients in a variety of industries. She was the Founding Development Director for the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy, a Wisconsin based public policy organization, and the Wisconsin State Director for Team NCPA, an initiative of the National Center for Policy Analysis. She has been featured on radio, television, and in print by national media outlets, and is an accomplished speaker who has addressed crowds varying from small groups, to legislators and leaders on Capitol Hill, to crowds of over 15,000 people.  Prior to all of that, Linda was blessed to be a homeschool mom to six (now grown) children, all of whom are thriving and productive adults. 

With insights gleaned from her unique background, Linda encourages others to higher levels of self-confidence, productivity, and purpose.  Inspired by her faith In God, she has an independent, entrepreneurial spirit, and is happiest when she knows her work is making a positive, impactful difference in the lives of others.