“Harvesting Your Happiness” with filmmaker: Lisa Cypers Kamen

April 26, 2010
Hosted by Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Dr. Relly Nadler

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As a filmmaker, author, professor, and motivational speaker specializing in happiness, Lisa Cypers Kamen is recognized as an expert. Lisa’s acclaimed documentary film, “H-Factor…Where is your Heart?,” explores how various people find, generate, and share happiness. Lisa travels the US presenting “Harvesting Happiness” workshops and seminars to groups such as the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Equinox Fitness, and Motherhood, Inc. As a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California and a participant in Project +, a research project on how happiness can impact the world, Lisa brings her up to date “Happiness” workshops and information - combined with her simple no nonsense, warm and humorous approach to facilitate true joy. Learn more about Lisa’s global work at:,, and Join Lisa as she shares personal highlights about leadership, happiness and success in today’s show.

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Leadership Development News: Provides listeners with practical, actionable insights on how to be and how to develop dynamic, effective leaders. Leadership is a vital skill set in this competitive global economy. Yet many of today’s most influential leaders still aren’t optimizing their skills and performance. Drs. Greenberg and Nadler know from extensive experience working with those at the top tiers of business and society how to coach good leaders to become great leaders and how to develop leadership skills among existing employees. Show topics will include work-life balance, the power of happiness, emotional intelligence, managing gender differences, recruitment and training, and self management. Small changes inspired by Drs. Greenberg and Nadler will make big differences in your leadership and your success. Tune in each Monday at 9 AM Pacific to Leadership Development News on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Dr. Relly Nadler

Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Dr. Relly Nadler

Dr. Cathy L. Greenberg coaches leading executives and entire companies using her proven “Happiness=Profit” business strategies for life. Dr. Greenberg, a certified executive/personal coach, leadership expert and executive in her own right, formerly at two of the world’s leading consultancies, she co-founded h2c, LLC (Happy Companies. Healthy People) where she shares the power of combining leadership with the science of happiness to develop the skills you need to soar to success and profitability in today’s challenging environment. An author of multiple bestsellers and much-in-demand conference speaker, Dr. Greenberg advises individuals and groups from New York to Dubai. Her research and writing partners include Warren Bennis, Noel Tichy and Marshall Goldsmith. Dr. Greenberg lives a happy, successful life circling the globe with offices in Philadelphia and Tucson.

Dr. Relly Nadler is a master level certified executive coach, corporate leadership & team trainer. He is the CEO True North Leadership, Inc. an Executive and Organizational Development firm. Dr. Nadler brings his expertise in Emotional Intelligence (EI) to all his keynotes, consulting, coaching and training. He has designed and delivered many executive boot camps for high achievers in Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Nadler’s Leaders’ Playbook provides 100’s of tools and strategies to develop star performers. As a leader in Emotional Intelligence, his executive coaching and executive boot camps brings hands-on tools and best practices for improving emotional intelligence and developing more top 10% performers in your organization.

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Joshua Freedman

Joshua Freedman is CEO and a founder of the world’s most extensive emotional intelligence organization, Six Seconds ( He leads a network of 50,000 changemakers teaching skills so people are more aware, intentional, and purposeful - so people and organizations do better. Freedman is one of a handful of experts in the world with over a decade of full-time, proven experience in emotional intelligence development. He is the bestselling author of At the Heart of Leadership and of INSIDE CHANGE, and co-author of seven psychometric assessments in 12 languages (including the SEI Brain Brief and Organizational Vital Signs), working with clients such as the US Navy, FedEx, Make A Wish, the UN, HSBC and Emaar. Freedman is one of the most prolific contributors to making the science of emotional intelligence practical and transformational. View Guest page

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Joshua Freedman

Joshua is one of the world’s preeminent experts on developing emotional intelligence to improve performance. He is the author of Inside Change, At the Heart of Leadership, over dozen EI articles and the coauthor of four validated psychometric assessments Joshua leads the world’s largest network of emotional intelligence practitioners and researchers; Six Seconds has offices in eleven countries and practitioners in over 50. He co-developed Six Seconds’ EQ Certification Training which he has delivered on five continents as master-trainer to hundreds professionals seeking practical tools and teaching emotional intelligence. He has helped launch EQ programs in dozens of countries. Freedman is one of a handful of experts in the world with over a decade of full-time experience in this emerging field. His clients include FedEx, American Express, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Microsoft, all branches of the US armed services, and numerous nonprofit and community organizations around the globe. View Guest page

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Karen Friedman

KAREN FRIEDMAN is a leading international communications expert who has worked with executives on four continents. A former award-winning television news anchor and reporter whose breaking coverage of local and national events has aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America and Nightline. She now leads Karen Friedman Enterprises, Inc. which teaches executives, spokespeople and celebrities across the globe how to make the most of every interview, appearance, meeting and presentation. Catch today’s program to learn tips and tools for winning leadership presentations! View Guest page

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Carol Frohlinger, Esq

Carol Frohlinger is a co-author of Her Place at the Table: A Woman’s Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success (Jossey-Bass/John Wiley, September 2004). She also co-founded Negotiating Women, Inc, which provides practical skills training women can use immediately to be more successful at work. Carol gives talks to groups and organizations who understand that promoting and retaining talented women is a “win-win-win” ─ good for women, good for men and good for the bottom line. She shares stories and “lessons learned” from the thousands of women she has helped to become more successful at work by negotiating more effectively ─ with clients and colleagues, bosses and boards. Join Carol and learn how you can get the best out of everyone at your business or boardroom table. View Guest page

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Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith - recognized as the world’s most influential leadership thinker in the bi-annual Thinkers50 survey (sponsored by the Harvard Business Review). He is the million-selling author or editor of 34 books. Marshall is one of a select few executive educators who have been asked to work with over 150 major CEOs and their management teams. He has been given the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Institute for Management Studies (one of only two ever awarded). He is a fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources (America’s highest HR honor) – and his work has been recognized by almost every major publication and professional organization in his field View Guest page

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Daniel Goleman

Dr. Daniel Goleman is a psychologist who lectures frequently to business audiences, professional groups and on college campuses. Dr. Goleman spent many years reporting on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times and was previously a visiting faculty member at Harvard. He has received many journalistic awards for his writing, including two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize for his articles in the Times, and a Career Achievement award for journalism from the American Psychological Association. In recognition of his efforts to communicate the behavioral sciences to the public, he was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. View Guest page

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Adrian Gostick

In today’s show we will look at Employee engagement and interview motivation expert Adrian Gostick. Adrian Gostick is the author of several bestselling books on corporate culture, including the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Carrot Principle. He also wrote the bestsellers The Integrity Advantage and The 24-Carrot Manager. His research on employee engagement has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN, “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street Journal. Adrian’s books have been translated into 20 languages and are sold in more than 50 countries around the world. As a leadership expert, he has appeared on numerous national television programs including NBC’s Today Show and has been quoted in dozens of business publications and magazines. Adrian is Vice President of the Carrot Culture division, the consulting and training arm of the O.C. Tanner Recognition Company. View Guest page

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James Gottfurcht, Ph.D.

James Gottfurcht, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized money coach and keynote speaker. He is President of Psychology of Money Consultants, a Los Angeles firm, where he coaches financial service and mental health professionals and helps individuals and couples in his specialty. He is a pioneer in the field and has been practicing for over thirty years. In 1982, he developed The Psychology of Money Profile which is a standard and is used with professionals and the public to assess ten psychological money skills associated with financial success. He is also a clinical psychologist specializing in challenges with money, career, relationships, and stress. He is a popular media guest who has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, and the BBC and in Time, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, etc. He is on the faculty of UCLA Extension and the College of Executive Coaching. He has also written a chapter in Dr. Stephen Covey’s and Dr. Ken Blanchard’s book, Blueprint for Success. View Guest page

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Mark Goulston, M.D.

Mark Goulston, M.D. is a business advisor, consultant, trainer and coach trained as a clinical psychiatrist who honed his skills as an FBI/police hostage negotiation trainer who increases people’s ability to get through to anyone. He is the author of the recently published and best selling book, “Just Listen” Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone He was a professor at UCLA’s internationally renowned Neuropsychiatric Institute for more than twenty years, become a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (the highest award that organization offers) and was named one of America’s Top Psychiatrists for 2004-2005 and again in 2009. He is frequently called upon to share his expertise with regard to contemporary business, national and world news by television, radio and print media including: Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Newsweek, Time, Los Angeles Times, ABC/NBC/CBS/Fox/CNN/BBC News, Oprah, and Today. View Guest page

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Dr. Cathy L. Greenberg

Dr. Cathy L. Greenberg coaches leading executives and entire companies on her proven "happiness = Profit" work-life strategies. She's been named the First Lady of Happiness by ABC TV and has authored several popular books on the sciences of happiness, including "What Happy Companies Know" and "What Happy Working Mother's Know." Her latest #1 Kindle title on Amazon that she co-authored with TC North, is "Fearless Leaders: Sharpen Your Focus." View Guest page

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Jen Groover

Tagged by Success Magazine as a "One Woman Brand" and “Creativity and Innovation Guru”, a leading "Serial Entrepreneur" by Entrepreneur Magazine and having drawn comparisons to Walt Disney and Benjamin Franklin, Jen Groover's name has quickly become synonymous with innovation, entrepreneurship, and evolution. She has gone from guest-hosting spots on QVC to inking deals with some of the industry’s biggest heavyweights. Although it was Jen’s innovative handbag company the award-winning Butler Bag Company, which launched just over 2 years ago that catapulted her into the spotlight. She also has a vast breadth of knowledge on everything from business issues to education to government policy and with a natural, energetic on-air presence. Jen has already become a regularly featured business and lifestyle expert for such programs as Fox News’ “Strategy Room”, ABC’s “Money Matters”, CBS’ “Early Show”, CNBC’s “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch”, and Meredith Corporation’s “Better TV”. View Guest page

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John Haime

John Haime is President of LearningLinks Inc. and President of New Edge Performance Inc. and is a world-class performance specialist. John is a leading expert in emotional intelligence as it relates to performance. He is a former world tournament professional golfer and international consultant in the area of performance and emotional intelligence John Haime created LearningLinks Inc. (, which has unique corporate performance solutions including Mastering the Game: Leadership Effectiveness at Work, In Life and In Golf. He integrates the power of golf, performance and Emotional Intelligence to maximize the potential of leaders and teams. John has delivered programs to Cisco Systems, Nortel, Bell Canada, General Electric, KPMG, Capital One, GlaxoSmithKline and YPO. LearningLinks programs have helped companies worldwide enhance their team, performance and leadership capability. John’s first book,You Are a Contender! was released in December 2009. View Guest page

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Mary Lynne Heldmann

Mary Lynne Heldmann is a regular columnist for Working Mother Magazine. She is the author of the Ballantine book, “When Words Hurt, How to Keep Criticism From Undermining Your Self Esteem”, based on the communication/feedback curricula she developed and taught in numerous Fortune 200 companies. She has been a quest specialist on radio and T.V. including the Oprah Winfrey Show. Join Mary Lynne on today’s program to learn important insights gained in the application of the Achieve Program she has developed with Mark Cunningham. View Guest page

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Lain Hensley

Lain Hensley is the Co-Founder and C.O.O. of Odyssey Teams, Inc. Lain and business partner Bill John started Odyssey Teams, Inc in 1991. Odyssey Teams, has created some of the most recognizable and cutting edge training programs in their industry teaching facilitation skills to internal trainers, developing programs for countless regional and global leadership teams, and leading teambuilding and motivational programs for many Fortune 500 companies. During this program we invite you to learn more about Lain Hensley and the very unique training mission he and the team at Odyssey have evolved for teaching the best of the best. View Guest page

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Jennifer Van Homer

Van Homer is also the co-author of The Relating Game: 96 Ways to Sustain Passion Over Time, a deck of cards designed to stimulate conversation and emotional intimacy with your partner. She is currently based in Santa Barbara, where she works as an organizational consultant, coach, and trainer. For more information, please visit View Guest page

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Delia Horwitz

Delia Horwitz is an entrepreneur, collaboration specialist, leadership coach and professional facilitator. In addition to founding and owning several businesses, she has extensive experience helping good people do great things….together: strategic planning with non-profit Boards of Directors, teambuilding with small and large corporations, goal setting with City Councils, corporate culture work with Fortune 500 senior leadership teams, and visioning with community stakeholders. She even taught collaboration in Moscow, and her Achieving Agreement Workbook is used as curriculum in the Russian schools. Delia is also co-founder and served for three years as Executive Director of Leadership Santa Barbara County. In addition to partnering with Paula Vigneault to write COLLABORATION SOUP:A Six-Step Recipe for Co-Creative Meetings and Other Conversations, she is the author of The Achieving Agreement Workbook and Letters From My Future Self. View Guest page

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Dr. Jeffrey W. Hull

Dr. Jeffrey W. Hull is a writer, organizational psychologist, leadership and life coach whose clients range from single individuals in private practice to multinational Fortune 500 corporations. Throughout his professional career, Dr. Hull has worked with hundreds of individuals, organizational teams, and community groups, and is widely recognized as a pioneer in the fields of performance coaching for executives and life coaching for individuals. Dr. Hull received his Ph.D. from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, and holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and a Magna Cum Laude BA from Bowdoin College. He is the best-selling author of “Shift: Let Go of Fear and Get Your Life in Gear.” View Guest page

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Yvette A. Hyater-Adams

Yvette A. Hyater-Adams, is a successful entrepreneur whose history includes being a top executive in financial services and retail. She leads a talented team of consultants at Prime Directive Consulting Group Inc., a management consulting & executive coaching firm focused on building strategies that integrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace, As a poet, Yvette’s approach to working with top business leaders through transformative narratives, underscores her premise “Change your underperforming and limiting belief story into a thriving success story--and practice mindful habits that will make it happen”. Yvette is a pioneer in the emerging field of transformative language arts where she contributes to the success of others by training coaches in working with these methods. Join Ms. Hyater-Adams as she shares insights on the tools and techniques you too can learn to apply in support of this unique field of executive development. View Guest page

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Phil Jones

Phil Jones is known as “The Connector” because he is one of the country’s best Professional Powerbrokers of deals, money and relationships. He leverages his vast field of influence and extensive contact base to bring a range of serious players together to get exceptional deals completed and outcomes banked for his clients that few others are able to achieve. His companies have completed over one billion dollars in real estate purchases and he is a Bestselling Author who has written seven books. A sought after public speaker who has taught over 100,000 people, Phil is considered a master of teaching business, marketing and real estate wealth accumulation and retention strategies. Featured on TV, radio, magazines and newspapers, Phil has also received hundreds of letters from students that credit his expertise, advice and education with earning them hundreds of thousands of dollars. View Guest page

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Sharon Jordan Evans

Sharon Jordan-Evans is a pioneer in the field of employee retention and engagement. She serves as a prominent speaker for numerous conferences and works with Fortune 500 companies such as American Express, Boeing, Disney, Lockheed, Cheesecake Factory, Monster, MTV, PBS, Sony, and Universal Studios. She co-authored two Wall Street Journal bestsellers. The first, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay, is the world’s best-selling employee retention book and has been translated into 20 languages. The second, Love It, Don't Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work, offers "anyone who works" easy-to-implement strategies for increasing job satisfaction. Love It, Don't Leave It has been translated into 15 languages. She also serves as a resource for a number of national media, including Business 2.0, Chief Executive, CIO, Harvard Management Update, Working Woman, Investor Business Daily, Business Week and the LA Times. View Guest page

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Lisa Cypers Kamen

As a filmmaker, author, professor, and motivational speaker specializing in happiness, Lisa Cypers Kamen is recognized as an expert. Lisa’s acclaimed documentary film, “H-Factor…Where is your Heart?,” explores how various people find, generate, and share happiness. Lisa travels the US presenting “Harvesting Happiness” workshops and seminars to groups such as the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Equinox Fitness, and Motherhood, Inc. As a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California and a participant in Project +, a research project on how happiness can impact the world, Lisa brings her up to date “Happiness” workshops and information - combined with her simple no nonsense, warm and humorous approach to facilitate true joy. Learn more about Lisa’s global work at:,, and Join Lisa as she shares personal highlights about leadership, happiness and success in today’s show. View Guest page

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Sam Katz

Sam Katz is a lifelong Philadelphian who has experienced a diverse and unique career in public and project finance, venture capital, civic affairs, development, politics and now documentary filmmaking. View Guest page

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Dr. Don Kennedy

Dr. Don Kennedy is a board certified family physician, author, professor, lecturer, and certified coach. He is the recognized world expert on longevity and smoking cessation and his unique Smoking Bahbit™ program has helped hundreds beat nicotine addiction. He has practiced family and geriatric medicine for twenty five years. Dr. Kennedy is a Diplomat of the American College of Family Medicine, holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from Stetson University. He has been a staff writer for Life Now magazine and has spoken for companies such as Merck, Schering-Plough, Younglife, Rotary International, and Pfizer. His radio show, You Are the Doctor, was the first interactive programs of its Kind. His delightful new book, 5 AM & Already Behind, was written to teach the need to change now, not later. It is a story about Mike and uses a workbook format to teach us the Bahbit™ system Dr. Kennedy has used it to create immediate change and improve the health of thousands of patients. View Guest page

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Grace Killelea

A powerhouse, seasoned HR and talent executive, Grace’s work rests on what four cornerstones of leadership: relationships, reputation, results, and resilience. Using these pillars, CEOs, executives, and professionals elevate their leadership and transcend their perceived limitations achieving sustained business and personal success. Whether she’s captivating audiences or coaching one-on-one, Grace’s leadership inspires change. A veteran of the telecommunications industry, Grace was SVP of Talent and the first ever VP of Talent Management and Leadership Diversity at Comcast Cable Corporation. Between her many innovative programs, Grace implemented a management process to identify top internal leaders and leadership pathways for Comcast. Over 3,000 Comcast directors now participate in this process annually. Join Grace as she shares the excitement of her new endeavor – Half The Sky Leadership Institute focused on building women leaders. View Guest page

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Jim Kouzes

Award winning author Jim Kouzes (with coauthor Barry Posner) is best known for his best selling book, The Leadership Challenge, with over 2 million copies sold and available in 22 languages. He's also the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. The fifth edition of The Leadership Challenge marked the 25th anniversary of the book. It debuted as #1 on Amazon’s leadership bestseller list and the 2013 Wall Street Journal bestseller list. Jim’s new work includes a series of e-books which we will focus on in todays program. Great Leadership Creates Great Workplaces Finding the Courage to Lead The Student Leadership Challenge Leadership for the New Normal. View Guest page

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Dr. Nicole LaBeach

Representing a new generation of life and relationship coaches, Dr. Nicole has changed the lives of all who dared to strive for their personal best. Her passion and championing of clients is what many have said sets her apart. Author of “A Woman’s True Purpose: Live Like You Matter”, she inspires you to confront avoidance, take ownership of the truth, and make choices that result in more fulfilling careers, relationships, and experiences. As the CEO of Volition Enterprises, Inc. and former Director of Training and Organization Development for News Corporation, parent company of all FOX entities, her consulting career included work with professionals from 20th Century Fox, Fox Sports, Fox Searchlight, Fox News, Anheuser-Busch Corporation, and Southwestern Bell, to name a few. Nicole’s doctorate is in Organizational Psychology, come listen to her give life enhancing tips. Her website is View Guest page

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Susanne LaFrankie

Whether it’s deep reporting from the White House, media training the Rockettes, or teaching MBA students at Wharton, Susanne LaFrankie uses the deep skills of journalism and communication to improve people's ability to communicate clearly with precision. Susanne will share her insights on coaching for “performance” during today’s show. Susanne, a former ABC TV correspondent, is a Communication Consultant specializing in developing and implementing strategic communication and public relations strategies via traditional and social media for all audiences. She is certified in the EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment and coaches leadership teams to become more effective communicators by creating impactful content, storytelling, messaging, presentation, media training and crisis communication management. View Guest page

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Dr. Paola Lake

Dr. Paola Lake is a clinical psychologist who works with individuals to create positive change and dissolve barriers that interfere with personal success. As a registered psychologist in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Dr. Lake enjoys helping people with a variety conditions, including interpersonal problems, fears and anxieties. She provides services to individuals suffering from burn out or other emotionally distressed states that interfere with personal functioning and performance at work, often as a consequence of involvement with a toxic or demanding work environment. Dr. Lake has a special interest in helping people identify toxic or difficult work atmospheres and develop tools to manage and cope better in the workplace environment. Dr. Lake obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. She also hosts a weekly radio show, the Dr. Lake Show, on CHLY, 101.7 fm, community radio for Nanaimo, presenting topics on a variety of mental health issues. View Guest page

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Elad Levinson

Elad Levinson has over 45 years of experience as a leadership coach and organizational consultant. He's currently the Senior Organization Effectiveness Consultant at 4128Associates. Elad will teach the first Praxis You course, Thriving on Change, coming this Spring from More Than Sound. Elad has been a senior Organization Development and Learning and Development professional at Agilent, Stanford University, ICANN and several start-ups. He was the first to apply the Stress theory to business and leadership at many of these organizations. View Guest page

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Sonja Lyubomirsky

Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Her honors include a Faculty of the Year Award, Faculty Mentor of the Year Award, a Templeton Positive Psychology Prize, and a million-dollar grant from National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) to conduct research on the possibility of permanently increasing happiness. Her book, The How of Happiness, was released in January, 2008 by Penguin Press and translated into 17 languages. View Guest page

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Courtney Macavinta

Courtney Macavinta is the founder and CEO of Respect Rx., an innovative leadership development network for teens. She is an award-winning journalist, author, speaker and coach who has reached more than a million teens and adults through her work, including programs, trainings and her best-selling and award winning book, RESPECT: A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect and Dealing When Your Line Is Crossed. Join us today to learn how you can support the growth of future leaders now by applying RESPECT Rx in today’s challenging environment at work and at home. View Guest page

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Harvey B. Mackay

Harvey Mackay is author of five New York Times bestsellers. His first two books -- Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware The Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt -- have been translated into 37 languages and distributed in 80 countries. Both books were New York Times #1 bestsellers and are also listed by the Times among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time. Harvey’s latest book is Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You, arrived Feb. 22, 2010. His book We Got Fired! … And It’s The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Us (2004) became his third New York Times #1 bestseller. His books have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. He also is one of America's most popular and entertaining business speakers, speaking -- on average – once a week to Fortune 500-size companies and associations. View Guest page

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Monsignor Michael T Mannion

Monsignor Michael Mannion, lovingly known as Father Mike, leads the Catholic Archdiocese of Camden NJ and is the founder of Discovery House Ministries. In 2013, The Philadelphia Division of the FBI honored Father Mike for his efforts to educate youth about the effects of substance abuse and violence and for his assistance to the local FBI’s community outreach program.Working with the U.S. Marshals Service, Father Mannion assisted with the organization’s Fugitive Safe Surrender Program. The successful program encouraged the city’s most violent predators to surrender to Father Mannion, due to his collaborative efforts with law enforcement. Father Mannion often volunteers as a chaplain not only to the FBI Philadelphia Division but also to many other community and law enforcement organizations. He also supports the division’s youth and employee assistance programs, providing information on substance abuse, suicide prevention, grief, addiction, and strategic urban community leadership. View Guest page

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Bruna Martinuzzi

Bruna Martinuzzi is the President of Clarion Enterprises Ltd., a training and development company specializing in leadership and emotional intelligence training and development. She has helped numerous leaders achieve personal effectiveness. She is a strong believer in the concept that self-awareness precedes self-management and she assists leaders in enhancing their self-awareness as the stepping stone for self-development and for achieving their personal best. Her background incorporates 30 years of experience in senior management and executive leadership positions in the resource and technology fields. Bruna speaks six languages and holds a Bachelor of Arts (1982) and a Master of Arts (1986) from the University of British Columbia. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Izaak Killam Pre-doctoral Fellowship for three years in a row, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Award and the BC Workplace Excellence Award for Unusual Innovation. She has also completed emotional intelligence certifications through The Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network, The HayGroup and EQ Technologies. She is also a certified consultant for DeBono’s Six Thinking Hats and The Coaching Clinic for Leaders. She brings to her interventions several years of executive coaching experience, having been certified as an executive coach from the Business School of Royal Roads University. View Guest page

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Kieran McConnellogue

Kieran McConnellogue is Vice President for Communication at the University of Colorado. He is responsible for communications and media relations for CU's four-campus system (Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, the Anschutz Medical Campus) with some 63,000 students and 32,000 employees. His primary communications responsibilities are with the university's president and its governing Board of Regents. He has been at CU for 11 years. Before that, he was Vice President for University Affairs at the University of Northern Colorado. He worked there for 14 years, starting as senior writer/editor and leaving as Vice President. Before his work in higher education, McConnellogue began his career as a newspaper reporter for various newspapers in Colorado. He also has been a freelance writer for a variety of magazines and provided radio essays for an affiliate of National Public Radio and Public Radio International. View Guest page

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Lisbeth R. McNabb

Lisbeth R. McNabb is CEO and founder of After driving high levels of growth as CFO and Strategist for, Lisbeth McNabb launched a professional women’s content and community website business in 2007. Her professional background includes 20+ years in sales and business development, operations, finance and planning in growth and emerging stage businesses including PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, American Airlines, AT&T and Sodexo. Join entrepreneur and online networking expert Lisbeth McNabb to learn the secrets of success using web based talent engagement systems for executive development, coaching, mentoring and much more. View Guest page

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John M. McNeil

CEO & President Eastern Regional Medical Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America. “CTCA is one of the only hospitals in the country, and the only one in the region, practicing a true model of integrative care. At CTCA, oncologists work closely with on-staff nutritionists, mind-body therapists, naturopathic doctors, physical therapists and spiritual support to treat the whole person and provide therapeutic outcomes while minimizing side effects. The CTCA team of practitioners meets three times weekly as a group on behalf of each patient to ensure that care is total, coordinated and compassionate. The open line of communication between each patient’s care providers means we can better determine progress and optimize results.” John M. McNeil View Guest page

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Sharon Melnick

Dr. Sharon Melnick is a psychologist/coach dedicated to helping talented and successful people “get out of their own way”. Informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School and trained in cutting edge stress resilience techniques, she is a leading authority in helping business professionals move to the next level and feel secure about themselves in insecure times. Sharon is dynamic trainer and executive coach for businesspeople in varying functional roles. She has a strong track record of successful engagements at organizations such as Deutsche Bank, Deloitte Consulting, Oracle Corp, Merrill Lynch, Korn/Ferry International, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and many others. She has taught her effectiveness techniques at the School of Management at Boston College, Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations. Her training is from Yale University, UC Berkeley, and the Institute for Management Studies. View Guest page

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JD Messenger

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Gary Miller

Gary R. Miller (1952 – ) was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Upper Dublin Township, PA. A graduate of West Point, Gary earned his BS in Engineering, was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Field Artillery, and served over 20 years in the US Army. Gary earned his MBA in Risk Management from the Fox School of Business, Temple University, currently serves as an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Risk, Insurance, Healthcare Management & Actuarial Sciences, and is a current member of the Dean's Council, Fox School of Business. Gary is the founder and Managing Partner of The Miller Financial Group, a 2nd generation Independent Insurance, Financial Services & Risk Management Practice, established in 1948, presently operating in historic Ft. Washington and Spring House, PA. View Guest page

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Gayl Murphy

Gayl Murphy has interviewed more 14,000 of the world’s leading celebrities and newsmakers. She’s a veteran Hollywood Correspondent who spent 17-years on the front lines at ABC Radio News, is currently a frequent showbiz reporter for BBC Radio and TV, SKY News, E! Entertainment, AP Radio, ABC Radio Networks, Australian Broadcasting Co., Canadian Broadcasting Co., and she has seen it all—knock-it-out-of-the-park-interviews and unmitigated disasters. And as the author of “Interview Tactics! How to Survive the Media without Getting Clobbered. The Insider’s Guide to Giving a Killer Interview!” she knows what works and what doesn’t and she has been imparting her sage advice to entrepreneurs, authors, experts, rock stars, TV heart-throbs, models and start-up corporate media virgins for the past 10-plus years. Today she will bring her expertise to what leaders need to know about being interviewed by the press and how to communicate with effectiveness to their employees. View Guest page

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Betsy Myers

Betsy Myers, COO to Barack Obama’s Presidential Campaign, was tasked with the challenge of building a $103M organization also established the campaign with a business model and customer service mentality and acted as the Chair, Women for Obama. Myers, once the Exec. Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government focused the Center's teaching and research around personal leadership and “being” a fully integrated person. She was President Clinton’s senior adviser on women's issues. Myers was the Director of the Office of Women’s Business Ownership at the SBA and served as an advocate for 7.8 million women entrepreneurs in our country. She believes that the hardest person we will ever manage is ourselves. Join Betsy Myers as she shares personal highlights about leadership success and her new book in today’s program. View Guest page

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Marcy Neumann

Marcy Neumann is a registered nurse, spiritual minister, certified hypnotist, Reiki Master level teacher, dynamic speaker and author. She is the creator of CELLpH (Self) LOVE, a unique and cutting-edge 'self help', health and wellness program. In addition, in 2007, Marcy created her company, Heartlites Incorporated, which manufactures her award winning spiritual/personal development products, programs and educational materials based on the 'Law of Attraction' principles. These products truly are the 'Law of Attraction In Action' and are manifestation tools for empowerment and transformation. Having utilized these principles when she began her own business without any previous product development experience or business education, Marcy was able to bring 6 new products to market in 5 short months. Marcy now teaches these principles to others. Marcy has been a liaison between the physical and meta-physical worlds for over 30 years. Listen how she does it. View Guest page

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Dr. Andrew Newberg

Andrew B. Newberg, M.D. is currently the Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital in Philadelphia. He has taught medical students, as well as medical residents about stress management, spirituality and health, and the neurophysiology of religious experience. Dr. Newberg has published over 200 peer reviewed articles and chapters on brain function, brain imaging, and the study of religious and mystical experiences. He is the author of the new book entitled, “How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain: The New Science of Transformation.” He is also a co-author of “Words Can Change Your Brain” He has appeared on Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20, CNN, and ABC World News Tonight. His work has been featured in Newsweek, Time, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Additional information can be found at View Guest page

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Janet L. Newcomb

Jan is an executive coach in Orange County, California. Her practice emphasizes leadership development and career transitions, utilizing a customized approach that highlights each person’s unique talents and thinking style. She has over 25 years experience in large corporations, has served on the boards of a number of professional and non-profit organizations, and is currently a small business owner. Her business experience, degrees in sociology and law, and certificates in mediation, coaching, diversity and HR development, have prepared her to be a versatile and trusted advisor. Jan is a co-author in Adapt: How to Survive and thrive in The Changing World of Work. She will highlight one of the Leadership Assessments she uses that looks at brain dominance. Come listen to how you can maximize your brain’s inborn strengths. View Guest page

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Dr. Ed Nottingham

After 26 successful years as an independent practitioner in clinical psychology, Dr. Ed Nottingham decided to move from private practice to corporate America. Since 2003, Ed has worked for large corporations in different positions including leadership consultant/trainer, learning and development partner, HR Advisor, and Leadership Coach. His current FedEx Services position (HR Project Manager [Executive Coaching]-Leadership Coach) focuses on helping develop a coaching culture and developing "leader coaches" through coaching courses and workshops for leaders at all levels as well as "coaching the coaches" and executive coaching. Dr. Nottingham ( M.S., Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Sate University) is a licensed psychologist in Tennessee (Health Service Provider) and Mississippi (Clinical Psychologist). View Guest page

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Dr. Kenneth M. Nowack

Dr. Kenneth M. Nowack is a licensed psychologist (PSY 13758) and President of Ofactor ( an international consulting company providing neuromanagement based organizational and leadership solutions. Dr. Nowack has conducted research and published extensively in the areas of 360° feedback systems, health psychology, occupational stress and job burnout. Ken also serves as Chief Learning Officer of Envisia Learning Inc. ( and is a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.
He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of California, Davis, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ken also serves as Associate Editor for the APA journal Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research and is author of two books: Clueless: Coaching People Who Just Don’t Get It and From Insight to Improvement: Leveraging 360-Degree Feedback. View Guest page

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Dr Kevin Ochsner

Kevin is one of the leaders in the new field of Social Cognitive Neuroscience, which is generating a lot of interest in new findings that have previously been in the black box of the brain. He was recently interviewed by Wall Street Journal about managing the fear in the financial marketplace. He currently is the director of Social Cognitive Neuroscience and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Columbia University. Kevin's research interests include the psychological and neural processes involved in emotion, pain, self-regulation, self perception, and person perception. All of his work employs a social cognitive neuroscience approach that seeks to integrate the theories and methods of social psychology on the one hand, and cognitive neuroscience on the other. We will focus on some of his brain research on how automatic and controlled processes interact in producing emotion and emotion regulation, self-knowledge, feelings of social exclusion, attributions about other individuals, placebo effects and automatic behavior and how we can use this information in leadership development. View Guest page

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Joyce Odidison, MA, PCC

Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Strategist, Speaker, Author and Coach, who has done extensive work, research and writing on Interpersonal Wellness for life success. She is president and owner of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc and has been a consultant for the past 15 years. She is the author of books: Getting Ready for Mediation and of Interpersonal Wellness System – A Coaching Tool Kit. She is the developer of the Interpersonal Wellness System model, the Interpersonal Wellness Coach program and the designer of the Interpersonal Wellness Quotient (IWQ) assessment instrument. Joyce is a mentor coach and trainer through her Interpersonal Wellness Practitioner course. Joyce brings a diverse perspective to her work, as a former instructor of both Conflict Management and Sociology at the university and college levels. She is a trained mediator and holds a Masters degree in Conflict Analysis and Management. She is also a certified PCC coach with the International Coach Federation. View Guest page

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Vince Papale

The “aging” NFL rookie who inspired the movie Invincible, played by Mark Wahlberg, Vince Papale was a 30-year-old high school teacher when he joined the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
Vince Papale's story was remarkable: he had no NFL experience and had not played pro football.In 1976 the Eagles' rookie coach, Dick Vermeil, held open tryouts for players. Papale tried out for Vermeil, was invited to training camp and, against all odds, made the team. Vince Papale spent three seasons with the Eagles (1976-78) as a special teams player and wide receiver. He later found success as a follow-your-dreams motivational speaker based on his NFL experience. His story was retold in the 2006 movie Invincible, with Elizabeth Banks as his wife, Janet Cantwell and Greg Kinnear as Vermeil.
He published the book Be Invincible! A Playbook for Reaching Your Full Potential in 2011.
Join us for todays exciting program to learn more about how you can be truly “Invincible” View Guest page

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Richie Parker

Richie Parker, 30, grew up with a chorus of doubters telling him what he couldn't do without hands - ride a bike, drive a car or find a good job. But Parker never listened, and today he drives his own car and is a respected engineer for NASCAR's most winning organization, Hendrick Motorsports. View Guest page

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Allen J. Pathmarajah

Allen J. Pathmarajah, Executive Chairman of AJP Advisers Pte Ltd (Business Advisers focuses on Organizational Transformation through Leadership Development, Strategic and Financial Management) and Business Thinking Systems (S) Pte Ltd (Business Coaching). He is an Adjunct Professor, School of Business at SIM University and has extensive Consutling experience in England, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia. Allen speaks on Leadership and Management through the region. As Singapore celebrates its 50th learn more about how Leadership is Rising to new heights in today's show View Guest page

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Carol S. Pearson

Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., is President of the Pacifica Graduate Institute and the creator of the Pearson Archetype Indicator system and books and instruments that support it. Dr. Pearson’s scholarly, administrative, teaching, and consulting work has always been in the service of helping people live and work at a deeper level of awareness. She has promoted these ends in practice in administrative and teaching positions at the Pacifica Graduate Institute, the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, and the University of Colorado; and as a seminar leader and consultant working with a variety of for profit and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Pearson recently edited a book, entitled The Transforming Leader: New Approached to Leadership for the 21st Century, a study in conjunction with the Fetzer Institute focusing on the theory and practice of leadership for transformation will be the focus of this interview. View Guest page

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Rene D. Petrin

After spending years in human resources and discovering that most companies weren’t doing an adequate job developing their number one asset—employees—Rene D. Petrin had a mission: to create an organization devoted solely to teaching businesses how to mentor talent. This entrepreneurial spirit combined with his keen insight into human behavior led Rene to found Management Mentors, Inc. His philosophy is simple: to show companies how structured mentoring programs are the most powerful and effective strategy for professional development. Rene has experience managing all areas of human resources, but he’s always maintained a special interest in employee development. Join Rene today as a leader in the mentoring field to learn how he developed mentoring tools, such as online tutorials, that are unique in emphasizing the interpersonal dynamics in mentoring while at the same time working toward creating standards of excellence so that the mentoring profession maintains its integrity and promise. View Guest page

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Dr. Lois Phillips

Dr. Lois Phillips is a dynamic public speaker whose clients say she “practices what she teaches.” Her academic background combines with executive experience in Higher Education to inform her training and coaching. Using principles gained from interviews with successful speakers and outlined in “Women Seen and Heard: Lessons Learned from Successful Speakers” she provides coaching and training to spokespersons, managers and executives. Dr. Phillips has a special interest in advancing women’s careers, companies, and Board leadership and has produced conferences on women’s leadership, produced and moderated two television programs about women’s changing role. On the show Dr. Phillips talks about the Sheryl Sandberg book Lean In, the controversial book from the Facebook COO. In recent years, she has taught Creating a Culture of Innovation and also Negotiation Skills for Professional Women for UCSB Extension. View Guest page

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Lois Phillips

Dr. Lois Phillips is a dynamic public speaker whose clients say she “practices what she teaches.” She has interviewed successful speakers which are outlined in her book “Women Seen and Heard: Lessons Learned from Successful Speakers” . She provides expert coaching and training to spokespersons, managers and executives. Dr. Phillips has a special interest in advancing women’s careers, companies, and Board leadership. She has produced conferences on women’s leadership, produced and moderated two television programs about women’s changing roles, co-moderated named “Dialogues” for TV. She is also a popular conference presenter. Dr. Phillips was the founding Executive Director of Antioch University’s Santa Barbara campus, where she worked for 11 years, putting into place a regional institutional advancement campaign to grow the campus. She has won many awards for her community advocacy work, particularly with women and minorities. View Guest page

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Due Quach

Due Quach, founder of Calm Clarity, is one of few people with a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business who started life in poverty. After building a successful international business career in management consulting and private equity, she decided to pursue her dream to help people overcome adversity and build resilience. To gain a deeper understanding of the transformative benefits of meditation practices, Due studied various meditation traditions in India and became a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher. Due developed Calm Clarity, a neuroscience-based leadership and resilience program, by interweaving meditation techniques with insights from scientific research. Calm Clarity is a social enterprise, meaning that when clients pay for Calm Clarity’s services, they are also supporting low-income students to benefit from the training. View Guest page

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Teresa Ray M.Ed.

Teresa is a Consultant, Executive Coach, Facilitator, Adjunct Professor and Trainer. She has experience in public and privately held Corporations as well as in State and Federal Government organizations. She began her coaching practice after serving as Associate Director of Executive Education at the Center for Management and Executive Education in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. A sample of the organizations in her customer base include: NASA Kennedy Space Center in FL, Stennis Space Center in MS, Glenn Research Center in OH, Jet Propulsion Lab in CA, NASA Headquarters in D.C., University of Arkansas, Bell Sports/Riddell Helmets, Stephens, Inc., CSA Recruiters, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Teresa Specializes in: Executive Coaching, Consulting, Leadership Development, Effective Communication, High Performance Teams, Change Management, Conflict Resolution, Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Climate, along with a variety of assessments and surveys. View Guest page

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David Rock

Dr. David Rock coined the term ‘Neuroleadership’ and is the Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science for leadership development. With operations in 24 countries, the Institute also helps large organizations operationalize brain research in order to develop better leaders and managers. David co-­‐edits the NeuroLeadership Journal and heads up an annual global summit. He has written many of the central academic and discussion papers that have defined the Neuroleadership field. He is the author of the business best seller 'Your Brain at Work' (HarperBusiness, 2009), as well as 'Quiet Leadership' (Harper Collins, 2006) and the textbook 'Coaching with the Brain in Mind' (Wiley & Sons, 2009). He blogs for the Harvard Business Review, Fortune Magazine, Psychology Today and the Huffington Post, and is quoted widely in the media about leadership, organizational effectiveness, and the brain. View Guest page

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Mitch Russo

Mitch co-founded Timeslips Corp, which grew to become the largest time tracking software company in the world before it was sold to Sage plc in 1998. Then Mitch went on to join long-time friend Chet Holmes as President, later to join forces with Tony Robbins and together created Business Breakthroughs, International with nearly 300 people and about $25M in sales. In 2013, Mitch began writing “The Invisible Organization” which is the CEO’s guide to transitioning a traditional brick and mortar company into a fully virtual organization View Guest page

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Mary Jane Ryan

Inspirational author and coach M.J. Ryan is one of the creators of the New York Times bestselling Random Acts of Kindness series and the author of AdaptAbility: How to Survive Change You Didn’t Ask For, This Year I Will….The Happiness Makeover, Attitudes of Gratitude, The Power of Patience, Trusting Yourself, The Giving Heart, and 365 Health and Happiness Boosters, among many other titles. M.J. is the life coach columnist for Health and a contributing editor to Good Housekeeping. She has appeared on “The Today Show”, CNN and hundreds of other programs. Join renowned change expert, M. J Ryan as she shares her secrets for a better, more successful life on today’s show. View Guest page

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Dr. Jonathan Schooler

Jonathan pursues research on consciousness, memory, the relationship between language and thought, problem-solving, and decision-making. He is particularly interested in exploring phenomena that intersect between the empirical and the philosophical such as how fluctuations in people’s awareness of their experience mediate mind-wandering and how exposing individuals to philosophical positions alters their behavior. We will focus on how these discoveries can help leaders today. In 2007 he joined the faculty at UCSB. Dr. Schooler is the author or co-author of more than one hundred papers published in scientific journals or edited volumes. Dr. Schooler is currently is on the editorial boards of Consciousness and Cognition and Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. His work has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Center for Consciousness Studies.. View Guest page

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Mitch Shepard

MITCH SHEPARD has over 20 years of experience in leadership development, helping leaders in businesses both big and small to build awareness, relationships, and achieve success together. Some of Mitch’s current clients include High Tech Companies Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Intuit), Global Security, City & State organizations, and solo-preneurs. View Guest page

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Pam Sherman

Pam Sherman, (AKA)… “The Suburban Outlaw™”, is a “recovering attorney”, an actress, writer, and professor, whose story of ditching her day job to pursue her dream as an actress was featured in People Magazine. Sherman speaks as the Suburban Outlaw about having an EDGE in the best possible way: to Explore Dream Grow and Excite. Pam provides outstanding training and development programs for business leaders all over the world on a variety of topics. View Guest page

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Dr. Laura Sicola

Dr. Laura Sicola has spent more than a decade coaching, lecturing, researching and publishing on cognition, pronunciation, culture, the voice and related effects on learning. Her primary goal is to help people develop their Vocal Executive Presence (VEP), establishing themselves as leaders whose voices are heard and messages are accurately received, while making authentic connections with their audience. She has given presentations on the intersection of pronunciation, cognition, culture and learning, and done trainings from Kyoto to Cairo, and California to Connecticut. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as not-for-profit, women's leadership and international education organizations. Dr. Sicola is also faculty at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania View Guest page

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Daniel Siegel, M.D.

Dan Siegel is a physician and a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist whose pioneering work on bringing brain science into the practice of psychotherapy has made him a well-known speaker throughout the world. Dr. Siegel is the founding editor of a series of over a dozen books for mental health practitioners in the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology. He is the author of the The Developing Mind and The Mindful Brain, and is a clinical professor at the UCLA school of medicine. He has been asked to present his work on MINDSIGHT to audiences that have included His Holinesses The Dalai Lama and Pope John Paul II as well as judges, policy-makers, therapists, the nation’s public school superintendents and the National Institute of Mental Health. MINDSIGHT: The New Science of Personal Transformation helps harness the power of our minds to resculpt the neural pathways of our brains in ways that can be life-transforming. Come hear about the new science. View Guest page

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Dr. Andrea Simon

Dr. Andrea Simon is a corporate anthropologist and management consultant who specializes in working with companies that need to change—and in this business environment she is rather busy .Dr. Simon has been a professor of Anthropology and American Studies. Dr. Simon is in the process of writing a book about how companies and organizations get “Stuck in the Center Lane.” For the past decade she has been a consultant working with companies that know they need to change but don’t know how to adapt—Dr. Simon has created a proprietary process called ChangeMap™ which is based on both her understanding of culture and what we are learning from the neurosciences about how we balance order and chaos in our brains. The role of a corporate culture is really to keep us stable and in place. When times change, we often need a crisis, or preferably a coach or a consultant to help us see, feel and think differently and then actually act in new ways—or we won’t change at all. View Guest page

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Elaina Spilove

Elaina Spilove, Senior Vice President and leading financial consultant at the newly merged “Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney” venture - The eastwest group @greystone consulting. One of “Barron’s Top 100 Women in Finance”, Elaina manages millions of dollars in assets for municipalities and foundations and today she shares her insights on how financial success can be learned and how you too can apply key strategies in 2010 with a positive mindset and a fresh outlook on your financial future - tough times can be an opportunity to set a new financial direction. Her philosophy – Listen! View Guest page

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Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael is the Senior Partner and Founder of Box of Crayons. Box of Crayons helps organizations around the world do less Good Work and more Great Work. Their training programs give time-crunched managers the tools to coach in 10 minutes or less.
Michael is the author of a number of books, including the bestselling Do More Great Work. His book and philanthropic project End Malaria collected essays by thought leaders and through its sale raised $400,000 for Malaria No More. He’s also a popular speaker, and as well as speaking at such organizations as Google, GSK and TD Bank is constantly top ranked at conferences such as HRPA, Evanta, The Conference Board of Canada and CSTD. As a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University his only real success was falling in love with a Canadian (and now wife of 20 years).
Listen to an engaging conversation with Michael and Relly about coaching, the power of the questions and Michael’s 7 coaching questions from his new book: The Coaching Habit. View Guest page

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Steven Stein

Dr. Steven Stein is the author of Make Your Workplace Great: The 7 Keys to an Emotionally Intelligent Organization , Emotional Intelligence for Dummies , and co-author of the international bestseller The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success . . Dr. Steven Stein is a clinical psychologist and the founder and CEO of Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS), and publisher of the world’s premier Emotional Intelligence assessments, the EQ-i, the BOEI, and the MSCEIT, as well as other leading psychological assessments Dr. Stein and MHS have tested the Emotional Intelligence (EQ) of more people in the world than anyone else. Dr. Stein has consulted with the Canadian Armed Forces, the U.S. Air Force, the FBI, and special units of the Pentagon. Dr. Stein has also worked with numerous corporate clients, including American Express, Air Canada, Coca Cola, CIBC, and several professional sports teams. View Guest page

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Amanda Steinberg

As the CEO of multiple, mid-sized, Web agencies over the last decade, Steinberg’s observed how women, more than men, struggle in areas of earning, saving and net worth. Amanda founded to give women tools to help them earn what they’re worth and generate their own wealth through savings. is a free daily email about money for women featured in Forbes, SELF and the New York Examiner. Join Amanda Steinberg in today’s program as she shares the secrets to finding your “DailyWorth”. View Guest page

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Susan Steinbrecher

Susan Steinbrecher, an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, executive coach, speaker and author, is president and CEO of Steinbrecher And Associates, Inc. a management consulting firm that provides professional development services in the areas of executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership training. Susan works with senior executives and their organizations to develop and implement innovative, life-changing and profit-building solutions to address the global and day-to-day challenges of leadership. She has three books, Heart-Centered Leadership and Roadmap to Success with Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard (September 2008). In her new book Straight Talk, Susan addresses the importance of “Corporate Consciousness.” For four consecutive years, she has received the Business Leadership Center’s Teaching Excellence Award at the SMU Cox School of Business. Susan has served as an expert on NBC, FOX TV, Fortune Small Business Magazine, and numerous radio shows. View Guest page

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Leslie Morgan Steiner

Leslie Morgan Steiner is the editor of the LA Times bestselling Mommy Wars and writes “On Balance,” the popular daily Washington Post on-line column about working motherhood. She is a frequent national television and radio guest on NBC’s Today Show, The Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio, MSNBC, Fox News, and other programs. Steiner holds a BA in English from Harvard College and is a successful corporate executive with twenty years of marketing experience at Leo Burnett, Johnson & Johnson, and The Washington Post, where she was general manager. Leslie shares her many insights on the subject of internal struggles gained as a writer, a mother and an executive in her own right. Learn more from Leslie Morgan Steiner in today’s program including the subject of her new book, Crazy Love. View Guest page

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Leslie Stiles

Leslie Stiles, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Commission for Women Appointed by the Governor, Leslie Stiles acts as state government’s advocate for all issues as they impact on women and girls. In today’s program Leslie Stiles will talk about her vast experience and share new insights gained since the inception of programs she has helped to develop like the Governor’s Conference for Women and the importance these ground breaking summits have on both women and business across the nation. Join us for a stimulating conversation with a top performer who helps develop top performers for the future. View Guest page

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David Sylvester

After his friend died in the World Trade Center on 9/11, David Hale Sylvester adopted a mission to enhance the world one interaction at a time. To that end, David has bicycled, volunteered, hugged and high5’ed his way across Africa, Asia, Australia and North America. (Talk about a universal model for Emotional and Social Intelligence!) David never imagined he would be evolving into a philanthropic, cross continental bicyclist-author-filmmaker - but now, he will be the first to tell you that: he “can’t ever imagine stopping”. His bestselling book, Traveling at the Speed of Life, is a part of the curricula at 7 universities, including Yale. The magic within David’s amazing story isn't in where he’s gone on the bike but what he’s achieved far beyond his bike. Get ready to learn about the power of “David” as a coach, an author and an educator in today’s show View Guest page

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Dr. Rudolph E Tanzi

Rudolph E. Tanzi is Vice-Chair, MGH Neurology (Research) & Director, Genetics and Aging Research Unit, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease & Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Tanzi has been investigating the molecular and genetic basis of neurological disease since 1980, when he participated in the pioneering study that led to location of the Huntington's disease gene, the first disease gene to be found by genetic linkage analysis. Since 1982, Dr. Tanzi has investigated the genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease (AD). He co-discovered all three genes that cause early-onset familial AD, including the first familial AD gene, known as the amyloid β-protein (A4) precursor (APP), and the presenilin genes. In 1993, Dr. Tanzi discovered the gene responsible for the neurological disorder known as Wilson's disease, and over the past 25 years, he has collaborated on studies identifying several other disease genes View Guest page

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Manisha Thakor

Manisha Thakor is on a mission to help American women learn how to live their lives from a position of financial strength. In today’s program Manisha Thakor, author of ON MY OWN TWO FEET: a modern girl's guide to personal finance? shares her expertise on managing your finances as well as ideas from her forthcoming book GET FINANCIALLY NAKED: how to talk money with your honey. Manisha’s financial advice is featured in national publications such as: The New York Times, BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, Glamour, and Women's Day. Manisha has appeared on national TV networks including CNN, CNBC, Fox Business Network, and NBC. Manisha is also a regular personal finance blogger on The Huffington Post and a bi-monthly contributor to the nationally syndicated NPR show, "51% - The Women's Perspective” and a featured speaker at the PA Governor’s Conference for Women helping thousands of women in business across the nation. View Guest page

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Dr. Dick Thompson

Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized consultant, educator, speaker and author. Over the past 25 years he has gained valuable experience developing and leading teams from the battlefield to the boardroom. Dick 21 year military service has resulted in exceptional management insight and expertise. He was an officer with the U.S. Army Special Forces Group- Green Berets, decorated for heroism and has trained and led some of the most elite teams in the world. His work for the military on high performing battle staffs and continuous operations was instrumental in the success of U.S. forces in the Gulf War. He has held the honor of being one of the U.S. military’s subject matter experts (SME) on stress on the battlefield. His research has covered the impact of stress on decision making, cognitive performance, aggressive behavior, sleep deprivation, leadership and emotionally intelligent behavior. He is the founder, president and CEO High Performing Systems, Inc. View Guest page

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Henry L. Thompson

Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized consultant, educator, speaker and author. He is an expert on stress effects on decision making and judgment gained from the battlefield to the boardroom. Dr. Thompson was an officer with the U.S. Army Special Forces Group- Green Berets, decorated for heroism and has trained and led some of the most elite teams in the world. His work for the military on high performing battle staffs was instrumental in the success of U.S. forces in the Gulf War. Dr. Thompson is the founder, president and CEO of High Performing Systems, Inc., an international management consulting and training firm. He has been a U.S. military’s subject matter experts (SME) on stress on the battlefield. His research has covered the impact of stress on decision making, cognitive performance, aggressive behavior, sleep deprivation, leadership and emotionally intelligent behavior. View Guest page

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Lynne Thompson

Dr. Thompson is currently course director for the Industrial College of the Armed Forces' strategic leadership course at National Defense University. He brings extensive experience to the position having been an educational administrator in three different colleges, as well as having practical experience in leadership and organizational change. Professor Thompson's primary research interest is leadership development in terms of both one's personal development and growth as facilitated by executive development programs. Dr. Thompson holds a bachelors degree in communications from The College of the Ozarks, a masters degree in sociology from Pepperdine University, and a doctorate in human and organizational learning from The George Washington University. Additionally, he is a retired US Air Force colonel. Dr. Thompson will share his research on what are the best practices for developing executives in organizations and how the armed forces train their leaders for the rigors of war. View Guest page

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Noel Tichy

Noel Tichy is one of the greatest names in leadership. His most recent book is JUDGMENT: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls (with Warren Bennis). Tichy, who was named one of the “Top 10 Management Gurus” by BUSINESSWEEK and BUSINESS 2.0., is the founding editor and chief of HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Join Noel Tichy with Dr’s Cathy Greenberg and Relly Nadler as he shares consulting experiences as a senior partner in Action Learning Associates, with clients including: Best Buy, GE, PepsiCo, Coca Cola, GM, Nokia, Nomura Securities, 3M, Daimler-Benz and Royal Dutch Shell. View Guest page

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Michael Tompkins

A fifteen year veteran of the luxury hospitality industry, Tompkins has been instrumental in the creation of the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrated Wellness Center. View Guest page

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Robert Tucker

Robert Tucker is one of the most in-demand innovation speakers and workshop leaders in the world today. Since 1986, he has coached and consulted managers, executives and entire teams at organizations ranging from IBM to SAP to American Express. He regularly works with organizations ranging from the Japan Marketing Association to the Ministry of Industry in Morocco. His firm, The Innovation Resource Consulting Group, based in Santa Barbara-California, serves clients in 46 countries. Robert is the author of seven books, including DRIVING GROWTH THROUGH INNOVATION: HOW LEADING FIRMS ARE TRANSFORMING THEIR FUTURES and the bestselling, MANAGING THE FUTURE: 10 Driving Forces of Change. Robert is a former adjunct professor at UCLA and has appeared on Bloomberg, ABC, NBC, PBS, and was a featured guest on the CNBC series “The Business of Innovation” with Maria Bartiromo. View Guest page

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Dr. Timothy W. Turner, Ed.D.

Join former FBI Special Agent Dr. Timothy Turner to hear about how he brought EI to the FBI National Academy and learn how Law Enforcement is bringing Star Performers to their front lines. Dr. Turner currently works as the Dean school of Criminal Justice for Anderson. Additionally, he is the CEO for Inspirational Leadership, a leadership and personal development company working with public sector agencies and private enterprises developing multidisciplinary projects and leadership training. This work includes the U.S. State Department's Anti-Terrorism Training Programs conducting Criminal Justice training programs throughout the world.
Dr. Turner retired as a SSA after serving 22 years with the FBI. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Univ of Virginia and the UV Northern Center and also worked with the Homeland Security at the FLETC and the ILEA's. View Guest page

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David Veillette

David Veillette, President/CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center, Arizona, is past President/CEO of The Indiana Heart Hospital, a fully digital heart hospital and was President/CEO of CardCon, Inc. a consultation firm specializing in Healthcare development and implementation of new facilities. Veillette, with more than 35 years of experience in healthcare, received national recognition winning the 2004 Louis Sullivan Award from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, which recognizes individuals for their leadership, vision, and achievements in advancing the overall quality and efficiency of healthcare. David’s book “Hospitals in Crisis, a digital solution” focuses on the future of healthcare and smart organizations. Join innovator and digital hospital expert, David Veillette as he shares the secrets of leadership required to succeed in the future of healthcare. View Guest page

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Peter Voogd

Peter Voogd is a serial entrepreneur under the age of thirty, who has started a movement to empower America's Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Young Professionals. He's trained & led thousands of young professionals including Sales Reps, Managers, College Students, Business Owners, Olympians and many others to achieve higher levels of success. He strongly believes the more people you help to succeed, the more successful you can become. He’s on a mission to help organizations understand, acquire and retain the spirit of the young entrepreneur as a key to the future of our society. Learn more about Peter Voogd in today’s program and at his website View Guest page

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Patryk Wezowski

Patryk Wezowski is worldwide the leading authority for Body Language in Sales, Leadership, Recruitment and Negotiations. His presentations reveal in an entertaining and interactive way a new and effective approach for more persuasion, charisma, authenticity, personal impact and leadership by using non-verbal communication. Together with his wife Kasia Wezowski, he is the Founder of the Center for Body language. Their methodology and tools are being taught by more than 35 representatives in 15 countries. Each month Patryk appears in the international media with analysis of celebrities, leaders and politicians, including Fox, CBS, Forbes and also media in Belgium and the Netherlands. During his interactive presentations Patryk shows dozens of videos of micro expressions. Who knows how to read body language has a decisive advantage in negotiations, sales, job interviews, meetings, debates and daily situations. View Guest page

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Mark J. Williams

Mark J. Williams, USAFR, Retired has more than 24 years of operations and intelligence experience with the US Air Force and other US Agencies. His missions include more than 200 combat hours in the F- 15C as a veteran of Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm and as an advisor to the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. As the CEO of Human Dynamic Systems Mark has created an innovative training program combining mindfulness skills with resilience, situational awareness and peak performance based on his long time passion for mastering mental fitness key to survival and long term success of any working warrior. Join Mark in today’s show and learn how you can excel your life with mental conditioning in any role. View Guest page

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Pat Williams

Pat Williams, Senior VP and cofounder of the Orlando Magic Professional basketball team, who just had a phenomenal basketball season and playoff run beating the Philadelphia 76ers, last year champs the Boston Celtics and the league champs Cleveland Cavaliers were in the NBA finals where they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers. He was a former general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers and Chicago Bulls. Williams is also a fabulous motivational speaker. He has addressed thousands of executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies and national associations to universities and nonprofits. Clients include AllState, American Express, Cisco, Coca-Cola, Disney, Honeywell, IBM, ING, Lockheed Martin, Nike, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Tyson Foods to name a few. Williams is the author of 54 books and hosts three weekly radio shows broadcast in Orlando, FL. He will speak to us about his new book, Extreme Dream Depend on Teams. Come get inspired to reach your dreams. View Guest page

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Andrew Wolf

ANDREW WOLF, M.ED, R.C.E.P. Exercise Physiologist Earning his master’s degree at the Human Performance Lab UT Austin, Andrew specializes in exercise performance enhancement as well as diabetes treatment and prevention through enhanced metabolic function. Andrew’s expertise can help you gain a deeper understanding on how your fitness level may be impeding or aiding in the prevention of some of today’s most common and preventable diseases. View Guest page

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Jamie Woolf

Jamie Woolf has over twenty years of experience consulting to business leaders. Based on her work inside dozens of public, non-profit and private organizations, Jamie helps parents apply business “best practices” to enjoy more success at home and at work. She founded The Parent Leader to help mothers and fathers gain the self-awareness and leadership skills to transform their daily parenting challenges into desired results and co-founded Pinehurst Consulting, an organization development and training consulting firm. Join Jamie Woolf the author of Mom-in-Chief: How Wisdom From the Workplace Can Save Your Family From Chaos to learn how to maximize your success at home and at work. View Guest page

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Karen Wright

Karen has coached some of Canada’s top business leaders and helped individuals and teams from Fortune 500 companies manage change, increase productivity, integrate their personal and professional lives and achieve their own definitions of success. A nationally published columnist (Chatelaine magazine, “Ask a Job Expert” and “Ask a Balance Coach”) and sought-after speaker, Karen founded Parachute Executive Coaching in 1996. Parachute is a coaching and consulting firm built on the foundation of a successful corporate career in consumer packaged goods marketing and advertising. Karen has been featured many times in the media including CTV News, CBC Radio One’s Workology, The Globe & Mail, CFRA Radio Ottawa, TalkRadio (U.K.), the Toronto Star, Kiplinger’s and Computer World Magazine. Join today’s show to learn how you can better balance your career, your success and your life. View Guest page

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Alison T Young

The Honorable Alison T. Young serves as Managing Director, Leadership & Civic Engagement at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, and as Executive Director of the Institute for Strategic Leadership, responsible for the Institute including strategy, operations and programming to position Drexel as a global leader in the study and practice of collaboration and leadership. Recognized nationally for her expertise on community engagement, Alison oversees the Leading for Change Public Sector Fellowship Program and Drexel LeBow’s civic engagement initiatives. Alison represents Drexel’s leadership programs to domestic and international partners and writes for various news media and blogs. Prior to joining Drexel, Alison was a White House official, serving as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and Acting Director of the White House Office of USA Freedom Corps with a $2 billion federal budget for domestic and international service programs. View Guest page

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Nordine Zouareg

Nordine Zouareg, is an internationally acclaimed self-development and wellness coach, author, and speaker. He draws on three decades of diverse experience in the fitness and wellness fields, including 10 years leading the fitness program at Miraval Resort, the world-class destination spa in Tucson, Arizona. There, he worked with top celebrities, national politicians, business executives, and entrepreneurs such as Oprah, Janet Jackson, Charlie Sheen, Sophia Loren, Barbara Streisand and many more: See who else: He is internationally known for his unique, holistic teaching methods which allow his clients to live fuller, happier lives. Zouareg is the best-selling author of Mind Over Body (rated 5 stars on Amazon). Additionally, he is a world-champion athlete, formerly holding the Mr. Universe, Mr. World, titles. Learn about the journey he took to achieve world champion status, and the secrets to living a balanced healthy lifestyle, how people have benefited from his wellness programs and some of the amazing celebrities he as trained. See More Avtar's websites: | View Guest page

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