My Conversation With Rich Karlgaard, Publisher Of Forbes & Author Of Late Bloomers: The Power Of Patience In A World Obsessed With Early Achievement

Click Here To Listen Rich Karlgaard-Late Bloomers A groundbreaking exploration of what it means to be a late bloomer in a culture obsessed with SAT scores and early success, and how finding one's way later in life can be an advantage to long-term achievement and happiness. We live in a society where kids and parents are obsessed with early achievement, from getting perfect scores on SATs to getting into Ivy League colleges to landing an amazing job at Google or Facebook - or even better, creating a startup with the potential to be the next Google or Facebook or Uber. We see software coders becoming millionaires or billionaires before age 30 and feel we are [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Belief, Business, Careers, Gospel, Leadership, Management, Mindfulness, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Wisdom|Comments Off on My Conversation With Rich Karlgaard, Publisher Of Forbes & Author Of Late Bloomers: The Power Of Patience In A World Obsessed With Early Achievement

My Conversation With Nora McInerney, Author Of No Happy Endings: A Memoir

Click Here To Listen Nora McInerny No Happy Endings The author of It’s Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking—interviews that are “a gift to be able to listen [to]” (New York Times)—returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life. Life has a million different ways to kick you right in the chops. We lose love, lose jobs, lose our sense of self. For Nora McInerny, it was losing her husband, her father, and her unborn second child in one catastrophic year. But in the wake of loss, we get to assemble something new from whatever is left behind. Some circles call finding happiness [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Gospel, Humor, Leadership, Philosophy, Self-Help, Wisdom, Women|Comments Off on My Conversation With Nora McInerney, Author Of No Happy Endings: A Memoir

My Conversation With Danna Demetre, Author Of Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan To Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism

Click Here To Listen Danna Demetre-Eat Live Thrive Diet From the well-known health and lifestyle coaches of the widely popular website Lean Healthy Ageless (formerly Ageless Woman Living) comes a practical, science-based diet book that unravels the mystery of why women gain weight as they age and includes a sustainable plan to permanently lose the pounds and inches. Eat, Live, Thrive Diet shows women how they can not only lose excess body fat permanently but also improve their overall health in critical areas such as brain function, resistance to disease, slowing down external aging, and increasing energy. This highly effective eating plan is presented in a compassionate voice by two experienced health coaches who share [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Cooking / Food, Gospel, Health, Medical, Women|Comments Off on My Conversation With Danna Demetre, Author Of Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan To Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism

My Conversation With Katy Butler, Author Of The Art Of Dying Well: A Practical Guide To A Good End Of Life

Click Here To Listen Katy Butler A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door. The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully to change. Packed with extraordinarily helpful insights and inspiring true stories, award-winning journalist and prominent end-of-life speaker Katy Butler shows how to thrive in later life (even when coping with a chronic medical condition), how to get the best from our health system, and how to make your own “good [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Gospel, Self-Help, Spirituality|Comments Off on My Conversation With Katy Butler, Author Of The Art Of Dying Well: A Practical Guide To A Good End Of Life

My Conversation With Marc Lesser, Author Of Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons From Google And A Zen Monastery Kitchen

Click Here To Listen Marc Lesser What would your work and your life look like if you knew how to stay focused yet flexible, if you got more of the right things done, and if you were helping to create a more peaceful world at the same time? “A mindful leader makes the work environment a generative social field in which compassion, connection, and creativity thrive. The seven accessible practices in this book can teach you how to become just such a leader.” — from the foreword by Daniel J. Siegel, MD, executive director of Mindsight Institute Today’s leaders are grappling with the pace and complexity of change, the challenge of supporting healthy collaboration and [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Business, Careers, Gospel, Self-Help, Spirituality, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Conversation With Marc Lesser, Author Of Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons From Google And A Zen Monastery Kitchen

My Conversation With Karen Kingsbury & Tyler Russell, Author Of Best Family Ever

Click Here To Listen Karen Kingsbury-Tyler Russell Much-loved storyteller Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter Family books have captured the hearts of millions who have come to think of the Baxter family as their own. Now Karen Kingsbury and her son Tyler Russell tell the childhood stories of the beloved Baxter children—Brooke, Kari, Ashley, Erin, and Luke—to inspire and entertain younger readers. Brooke is the perfect older sister. For that reason, Kari and Ashley work hard to make their parents just as proud of them as they are of Brooke. Each girl has her own talents. Brooke is an excellent student. Kari is a great soccer player. Ashley, a talented artist. And they are always there for each [...]

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Robert Greene’s Laws Of Human Nature, One Of The Most Important And Best Written Books Ever!

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My Conversation With US Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Author of Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back

Click Here To Listen Jackie Speier An inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre and becoming a fearless voice against injustice and inequality by California congresswoman Jackie Speier. Jackie Speier was twenty-eight when she joined Congressman Leo Ryan’s delegation to rescue defectors from cult leader Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana. Ryan was killed on the airstrip tarmac. Jackie was shot five times at point-blank range. While recovering from what would become one of the most harrowing tragedies in recent history, Jackie had to choose: Would she become a victim or a fighter? The choice to survive against unfathomable odds empowered her with a resolve to become a vocal proponent for human [...]

By |January 4th, 2019|Civil Rights, Current Affairs, Gospel, Government, Politics, Spirituality, Women|Comments Off on My Conversation With US Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Author of Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back

My Conversation With Meredith Ochs, Author of Aretha: The Queen of Soul—A Life in Photographs

Click Here To Listen Meredith Ochs This beautifully illustrated unofficial retrospective celebrates the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and reflects on her life, music, and legacy. Aretha Franklin’s voice was legendary, unforgettable: deeply rooted in gospel, yet versatile enough to brilliantly interpret R&B, rock, soul, pop, and jazz standards, it fueled a six-decade career. Her vocal wallop was a mix of preaching, rebuke, and elation. From the languorous “I Never Loved a Man (the Way That I Love You),” to the funky “Chain of Fools,” to the fiercely feminist “Think,” to the definitive, demanding version of Otis Redding’s “Respect,” Franklin’s songs played out against the tumultuous sociopolitical backdrop of the late ’60s like a soundtrack [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|African Americans, Gospel, Music, Performing Arts, Women|Comments Off on My Conversation With Meredith Ochs, Author of Aretha: The Queen of Soul—A Life in Photographs