Authenticity Matters

Each episode of Authenticity Matters will focus on a different facet of authenticity and how it plays out in both personal life and professional organizations. Jennifer will welcome guests each episode who have transformed their lives and / or organizations with authenticity and intention being at the forefront.

Your Host

Jennifer (Jen) Coyne is a consultant, coach, trainer, and speaker focusing on improving organizational cultures and helping people find and live their most authentic life. Jennifer spent the last decade focusing on discovering her authentic self and living with intention. After careers in accounting and high tech that spanned more than two decades, she co-founded a consulting, training, and coaching company with Authenticity being one of its core values. She has become a champion for changing organizations to focus more on People and Purpose. 

How to Listen

Authenticity Matters airs on the second Thursday each month from 12:00-12:30 PM (Pacific). To listen:

  • Tune your radio to KXRW 99.9 FM or XRAY 107.1 and 91.1 FM in the Portland (OR) area
  • Listen online at XRAY.FM
  • Download the free XRAY.FM app for your cell phone

January 2020: New Awakenings

Jen and her guest Dennis Skinner, President and Master Facilitator at  MANY-TO-ONE

December 2019: Presence

Jen’s guests Harry Dudley and Tanya Sisson


This month, Jen talks to Tanya Sisson and Harry Dudley about presence and authenticity.

November 2019: Gratitude

Carla Titus, Mikaela Jones, Joan Welch

For November, the month of Thanksgiving and World Kindness Day, we are focusing on Gratitude and it’s connection to living a more fulfilling life. Guests include Carla Titus, Mikaela Jones, and poetry from Joan Welch.

October 2019: Fear

Special Halloween Episode for October! We often hear that what holds people back from being authentic is FEAR…so this October we focus on what makes authenticity SCARY, and how to overcome fear to act authentically more of the time.

September 2019: Triple Bottom Line

Tom and Maryann, from Benefit Corporations For Good, join Jen in the studio

In this episode, Jen talks to Mary Anne Harmer and Tom Hering from Benefit Corporations for Good. They discuss how organizations can authentically benefit people and the planet while still managing to pursue a
profitable outcome.

August 2019: Authentic Style

Jen and Theresa in the studio

In this episode of Authenticity Matters, host Jen Coyne talks about expressing your authenticity through your personal style. Guest Theresa Trelstad discusses her journey through transitions and the process she uses for expressing who she is through her style.

July 2019: Core Values

Brian shares his core values

In this episode, we’ll focus on the connection between discovering your core values and living an authentic life. This show features Brian Stinson, co-Founder of The PEAK Fleet, who has led thousands of people to discover their core values. Also, we’ll chat with Steven Glickman about his 10,000 mile trip around the United States and how values played into his journey.

June 2019: The Journey Begins…

Jen in the KXRW Studio

This Episode, our first show, is “Why Authenticity Matters”. This episode focuses on the definition of Authenticity; covers the science and research around authenticity in the workplace as well as the effects of being authentic on happiness and personal fulfillment. This episode includes perspectives on authenticity from several individuals in the Vancouver/Portland community.