Preventing Child Abuse – A Call to Action

November 29, 2012
Hosted by Chris Efessiou

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More than 3.5 million children (approximately 47 per 1000 children of the U.S. Population) are reported to Child Protective Service agencies as victims of child abuse and neglect. An estimated 794,000 children were substantiated as victims of abuse, a rate of 10.6 per 1,000 children of the U.S. population. Tragically in 2007, an estimated 1,760 children died as a result of abuse. Child abuse is preventable! How can we stop the abuse and neglect of children? What is the cycle? Does the abused child become the adult abuser at home and work? What are the economic realities of neglected and abused children? What can we do to make a difference? James M. Hmurovich is the President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America. He is committed to promoting legislation and policies for the well being of children. Please join us on Thursday, November 29th at 3 PM PT–6 PM ET

Straight-Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood

Straight-Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood

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Straight Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood will be a light-hearted show discussing serious issues aimed to encourage, inspire, teach and support parents in applying their business skills to the business of parenting and personal relationships. It will also discuss the use and usefulness of proper parenting skills as training to entering or re-entering the workforce. Chris along with his guests will share unique principles, how-to’s, ideas, methods, expertise, humor and personal experiences to best serve the needs of the listeners. You will have an opportunity to suggest topics that you want us to discuss and as a result our show will always be relevant to you.

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Chris Efessiou

Chris Efessiou

Chris Efessiou is an entrepreneur, business leader, international speaker, mentor, professor, father, and author of the highly acclaimed book “CDO: Chief Daddy Officer.”

In the past 20 years Chris Efessiou has founded, co-founded, developed, and managed multiple successful enterprises—all the while being a committed and present single parent.

Widely known for his business acumen, empowering management style, and out of the box thinking, Chris is committed to inspiring and guiding working parents to attain success at work and at home.

Through a variety of activities, including speaking, coaching, consulting and his book, he clearly defines the fundamentals of solid leadership critical in both arenas, and provides tools, tips and advice on how to transfer business skills to the business of parenthood and personal relationships.

A sought after mentor and teacher, Chris is a visiting professor and guest lecturer at numerous academic institutions, including George Mason University’s School of Management, and Northeastern University.

A business leader and advocate, Chris serves as member of the Management Committee of the Small Business Council of the United States Chamber of Commerce, is an advisor to corporate and academic boards, and a director on academic and charitable organization boards. He is a sought after keynote speaker on topics related to Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Using Business Skills for Personal Relationships.

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