My Conversation With Kendall Rose, Author Of The Stepmoms’ Club: How To Be A Stepmom Without Losing Your Money, Your Mind, And Your Marriage

Click Here To Listen Kendall Rose The tips, tricks and support you need to survive stepmotherhood You've met the partner of your dreams and have gotten your happily ever after, but now you've taken on a new role: stepmom. And you have no idea what you signed up for. Or maybe you've been a stepmom for a while now, but things are getting you down. Who do you turn to for help? Where is the stepmothering support group that'll give you the advice you need? Who actually gets how hard being a stepmom can be? We do. We are the women who have chosen stepmotherhood and lived to tell the tale. This guide holds our [...]

My Conversation With Howard J. Ross, Author Of Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need To Connect Is Tearing Us Apart

Click Here To Listen Howard Ross We are living in a time of mounting political segregation that threatens to tear us apart as a unified society. The result is that we are becoming increasingly tribal, and the narratives of life that we get exposed to on a daily basis have become echo chambers in which we hear our beliefs reinforced and others' beliefs demonized. At the core of tribalism exists a paradox: as humans, we are hardwired with the need to belong, which ends up making us deeply connected with some yet deeply divided from others. When these tribes are formed out of fear of the "other," on topics such as race, immigration status, religion, [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Rick Duvall

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Rick Duvall Rick Duvall is a seasoned educator with extensive experience in both adult education and higher ed. He currently works for Workforce Essentials where he oversees an ABE/ASE/ESL instructional program in Williamson County. in collaboration with the Adult Education leadership team, Rick takes the lead to ensure an educational atmosphere where adult learners are provided the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Rick earned his Master of Arts in English from Belmont University; his Master of Science in Management from Southeastern Institute of Technology; and his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Alabama. He is deeply passionate about developing and maximizing the [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Marcus Tunstall

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Marcus Tunstall Marcus Tunstall has worked in Healthcare IT for most of his career. He was born and raised in Memphis, TN and later moved to Nashville, TN to attend Tennessee State University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems and currently serves as Director of Customer Success at Syus, Inc. In this role, Marcus leads the implementation of Syus’ Operating Room analytics tools and is responsible for ongoing account management of hospitals and health systems across the US. Before joining Syus as Director of Customer Success in June 2015, Marcus served as a project manager at Hospital Corporations of America (HCA). [...]

My Conversation With ABC New Anchor Dan Harris, Author Of Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book

Click Here To Listen Dan Harris THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF 10% HAPPIER Too busy to meditate? Can’t turn off your brain? Curious about mindfulness but more comfortable in the gym? This book is for you. You’ll also get access to guided audio meditations on the 10% Happier app, to jumpstart your practice from day one. ABC News anchor Dan Harris used to think that meditation was for people who collect crystals, play Ultimate Frisbee, and use the word “namaste” without irony. After he had a panic attack on live television, he went on a strange and circuitous journey that ultimately led him to become one of meditation’s most vocal public [...]

My Conversation With Shane Snow, Author Of Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart

Click Here To Listen Shane Snow-Dream Teams Award-winning entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow reveals the counterintuitive reasons why so many partnerships and groups break down--and why some break through. The best teams are more than the sum of their parts, but why does collaboration so often fail to fulfill this promise? In Dream Teams, Snow takes us on an adventure through history, neuroscience, psychology, and business, exploring what separates groups that simply get by together from those that get better together. You'll learn: * How ragtag teams--from soccer clubs to startups to gangs of pirates--beat the odds throughout history. * Why DaimlerChrysler flopped while the Wu-Tang Clan succeeded, and the surprising factor behind most failed [...]

My Conversation With Mary A. Camuto, Author Of Make the Most Of Your Workday: Be More Productive, Engaged, And Satisfied As You Conquer The Chaos At Work

Click Here To Listen Mary A Camuto Even if you don't have your dream job, every day is precious and filled with opportunities. Make the Most of Your Workday challenges you to actively manage and make the most of workday possibilities and problems. With drive, determination, and optimism, it offers solutions to workday predicaments. You can take control; you don't have to wait for leaders, people, or circumstances to change. No matter your level, situation, or dilemma, Mary shows you how to regroup, reframe, and bounce back. Make the Most of Your Workday begins with six common scenarios. Can you relate to any of the following challenges? Getting caught up in office dramas. Watching workloads [...]

My Conversation With Martin Walker, Author Of A Taste for Vengeance: A Bruno, Chief Of Police Novel

Click Here To Listen Martin Walker A missing woman, a shocking pregnancy, a dash of international intrigue, and a bottle or two of good Bergerac: it's another case for Bruno, Chief of Police. When a British tourist fails to turn up for a luxurious cooking vacation in Bruno's usually idyllic Dordogne village of St. Denis, the worried hostess is quick to call on Bruno for help. Monica Felder is nowhere to be found, and her husband, a retired British major, is unreachable. And not long after Bruno discovers that Monica was traveling with a mysterious Irishman (her lover?), the two turn up dead. The Irishman's background in intelligence and his connection to Monica's husband only [...]

Ken Jennings, Author Of Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture

Click Here To Listen Ken Jennings From the brilliantly witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings, a history of humor—from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memes—that tells the story of how comedy came to rule the modern world. For millennia of human history, the future belonged to the strong. To the parent who could kill the most animals with sticks and to the child who could survive the winter or the epidemic. When the Industrial Revolution came, masters of business efficiency prospered instead, and after that we placed our hope in scientific visionaries. Today, in a clear sign of evolution [...]