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My Conversation With Rita P. Mitchell, Author Of Own Your Phenomenal Self

Click Here To Listen Rita Mitchell “Rita Mitchell illuminates the reality of ‘owning it’ in her intensely personal, honest, and insightful book, Own Your Phenomenal Self . By sharing lessons she has lived and learned, she invites us all to look inward at what holds us back and offers us important takeaways and heartfelt advice. If you feel ‘stuck’ in your career or are struggling to find that ‘next level’ of success, this book will help you confront your internal obstacles, sharpen your focus, and achieve your potential. Thank you Rita!” — Sara J. Finley, principal, Threshold Corporate Consulting, and former general counsel, CVS Caremark Corporation "Rita Mitchell's authentic voice of wisdom comes from the [...]

My Conversation With Dr. Neal Barnard, Author Of The Vegan Starter Kit: Everything You Need To Know About Plant-Based Eating

Click Here To Listen Neal Barnard Vegan Leading medical authority Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, shows you how to put the power of a vegan diet to work with an easy, step-by-step approach. Many are looking to adopt a more healthful diet but may have questions, like: How do I plan a vegan meal? Is protein an issue? How do I make it work if I don't cook? Which are the best choices at restaurants? In THE VEGAN STARTER KIT Dr. Neal Barnard, perhaps the world's most respected authority on vegan diets, answers your questions and gives you everything you need to put vegan power to work. You'll learn how to ensure complete nutrition, and get [...]

My Conversation With Tatsha Robertson, Author Of The Formula: Unlocking The Secrets To Raising Highly Successful Children

Click Here To Listen Tatsha Robertson We all want our children to reach their fullest potential—to be smart and well adjusted, and to make a difference in the world. We wonder why, for some people, success seems to come so naturally. Could the secret be how they were parented? This book unveils how parenting helped shape some of the most fascinating people you will ever encounter, by doing things that almost any parent can do. You don't have to be wealthy or influential to ensure your child reaches their greatest potential. What you do need is commitment—and the strategies outlined in this book. In The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children, Harvard [...]

My Conversation With Ian Shapiro, Author Of Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy From Itself

Click Here To Listen Ian Shapiro How popular democracy has paradoxically eroded trust in political systems worldwide, and how to restore confidence in democratic politics In recent decades, democracies across the world have adopted measures to increase popular involvement in political decisions. Parties have turned to primaries and local caucuses to select candidates; ballot initiatives and referenda allow citizens to enact laws directly; many places now use proportional representation, encouraging smaller, more specific parties rather than two dominant ones.Yet voters keep getting angrier.There is a steady erosion of trust in politicians, parties, and democratic institutions, culminating most recently in major populist victories in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. Frances Rosenbluth and Ian [...]

My Conversation With Adela Schicker, Author Of The End of Procrastination: How To Stop Postponing And Live A Fulfilled Life

Click Here To Listen Adela Schicker Simple, science-based tools to stop procrastination Even with overflowing inboxes, thousands of unread notifications, and unmet deadlines, most people still can’t manage to take control of their time and stop procrastinating. The End of Procrastination tackles this ubiquitous issue head on, helping you stop putting off work and reclaim your time. Author Petr Ludwig shows that ending procrastination is more than a wise time management strategy―it’s essential to developing a sense of purpose and leading a happier more fulfilled life. The keys to overcoming procrastination are simple. With eight clear, approachable tools―from quick daily worksheets to shift your perspective to to-do lists that actually help you get things done―The [...]

My Conversation With Diana Graber, Author Of Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build A Healthy Relationship With Technology

Click Here To Listen Diana Graber Sexting, cyberbullying, revenge porn, online predators… all of these potential threats can tempt parents to snatch the smartphone or tablet right out of their children’s hands. While avoidance might eliminate the dangers, that approach also means your child misses out on technology’s many benefits and opportunities. Raising Humans in a Digital World shows how digital kids must learn to navigate this environment, through developing social-emotional skills balancing virtual and real life building safe and healthy relationships avoiding cyberbullies and online predators protecting personal information identifying and avoiding fake news and questionable content becoming positive role models and leaders. This book is packed with at-home discussion topics and enjoyable activities [...]

My Conversation With Drs. Michael Roizen & Michael Crupain, Authors Of What To Eat When: A Strategic Plan To Improve Your Health And Life Through Food

Click Here To Listen Michael Roizen-What To Eat When NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age. What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer? If drinking a kale-infused smoothie could counteract missing an hour's worth of sleep? When is the right time of day to eat that chocolate chip cookie? And would you actually drink that glass of water if it meant skipping the gym? This revolutionary guide reveals how to use food to enhance our personal and professional lives--and increase [...]

Dr. Ian K. Smith, Author Of The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation

Click Here To Listen Dr Ian K Smith Clean 20 From the New York Times bestselling author of SHRED and Blast the Sugar Out, the ultimate guide to clean eating! What is clean eating? In his newest diet book, Dr. Ian K. Smith teaches readers the benefits of clean eating and how to implement it in their own lives. He tells readers how to easily reduce unhealthy processed foods in their diets, a key to weight loss, disease prevention, and overall health. The Clean 20 focuses on twenty clean foods--from avocado to whole wheat pasta and everything in between--that readers can easily find, prepare, and incorporate into their diets. The Clean 20 includes a complete [...]

My Conversation With Dr. Steven Masley, Author Of The Better Brain Solution: How To Sharpen Cognitive Function And Prevent Memory Loss At Any Age

Click Here To Listen Dr Steven Masley-The Better Brain Solution In this step-by-step guide to enhancing cognitive function and fighting—and even reversing—memory loss, Dr. Steven Masley (bestselling author of The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up) lays out a four-pillar diet-and-lifestyle approach to improving brain health, focusing on food, nutrients, exercise, and stress management. Based on more than a decade of clinical research, The Better Brain Solution provides the tools you need to fight back. Here, Dr. Masley explains exactly how changes in the way you eat and live can reverse elevated blood sugar levels and in the process improve cognitive performance and avert memory loss. Research has shown that insulin resistance, a condition that can lead to [...]