Tune in when Patricia interviews Ivan Misner, Founder & Chairman of BNI, the world's largest business networking organization. He is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written twelve books including his latest #1 bestseller Networking Like a Pro. He is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur.com and is the Senior Partner for the Referral Institute - a referral training company with trainers around the world. In addition, he has taught business management and social capital courses at several universities throughout the United States. Called the "Father of Modern Networking" by CNN and the "Networking Guru" by Entrepreneur magazine, Dr. Misner is considered one of the world's leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations and associations throughout the world. He has been featured in the L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, as well as numerous TV and radio shows including CNN, CNBC, and the BBC in London.
Tune in for the "Debt Solutions" featured segment when Patricia interviews Russell D. Raskin, Esq., attorney in Providence for over 30 years specializing in bankruptcy law. He will discuss alternatives to Chapter 13 and how new provisions introduced in 2005 make Chapter 11 another more accessible options for individual business clients. He will also discuss how we can prevent and manage debt in small business and corporations.
Tune in as Patricia interviews Andy Thomas, career coach, syndicated radio talk show host, nationally touring speaker and newly published author with the release of his book, The Job I Need, Needs Me. Despite our economy slowly improving, America's focus remains on the unemployed. Andy tailored his dynamic approach to the job searching process to handle the unique challenges of today's economy. The Job I Need, Needs Me covers the essentials readers need to know in order to land the job that is actually "right" for them. Andy will discuss how people can reinvent themselves at any age and provides instruction on how to best market oneself in today's economy. The Job I Need, Needs Me provides inspiration and hope, as well as a distinctive blueprint.
Tune in as Patricia interviews Valorie Burton, author of six books, including How Did I Get So Busy? and Where Will You Go from Here? She is a personal and executive coach who has served hundreds of clients in 40 states and seven countries. Burton has been featured and quoted in numerous publications including Real Simple, Woman's Day and O, The Oprah Magazine. She also is a regular guest on CNN. She will discuss tools, encouragement, wisdom and strength to successfully navigate our current economic climate with more people than ever dealing with financial challenges, layoffs and professional setbacks.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Michael Cooley, the CEO of The Quinlan Companies, who is a business development executive with over 20 years experience developing, growing and expanding companies through organic growth, mergers and acquisitions. After living as an abused child, a homeless and drug-addicted teenager, and a completely lost young adult, Mike decided to start over as a different person. Mike will discuss his new book, Rock Bottom-From the Streets to Success, which tells the story of how he escapes the darkness of his past, eventually puts his life back together, becomes a success in business and in his personal life, and now helps others who may be facing their own challenges.
Tune in as Patricia interviews Doug Noll, lawyer turned peacemaker. Ever wonder why peace seems so difficult in the Middle East? In Africa? In Afghanistan and Pakistan? Too often, the headlines trumpet peace and months later declare failure. Why is it that internationally negotiated peace accords may cause more violence and genocide, not less? Why is it that in fifteen years of international climate change conferences, little has been accomplished? Doug, a professional mediator and peacemaker and author of the newly released book Elusive Peace, will help us understand the role of mediators in international conflicts. You will learn why the conflicts in your life seem just as difficult as international crises.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Joe Navarro, former counterintelligence officer and author of LOUDER THAN WORDS: Take Your Career from Average to Exceptional with the Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence. Joe Navarro, M.A. is the author of the popular books What Every Body is Saying and Phil Hellmuth Presents Read 'Em and Reap. He will discuss his new book LOUDER THAN WORDS: Take Your Career from Average to Exceptional with the Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence which helps you successfully navigate the business world by training your brain to see what others are feeling, thinking and intending. Specializing in behavioral analysis, Navarro shows you how to close the deal, keep your customers, secure new ones and lead your company with confidence.
Tune in as Patricia interviews Stuart Diamond, Wharton Professor and Pulitzer Prize winning former journalist for the New York Times. He is the author of a revolutionary new book GETTING MORE: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World. He will discuss rational approaches to negotiations drawn from the experiences of the over 30,000 course participants he has taught in 45 countries.
Tune in for "The Effective Social Media" feature when she interviews Mari Anne Snow, CEO, SophiaThink Consulting. An innovative and highly energetic business problem solver, Mari Anne, veteran of multiple industries, has worked with organizations, large and small, to cost-effectively implement non-disruptive change. A seasoned, business technologist, she advocates for the use of the most up-to-date tools (including social media and collaboration technologies) to accelerate change adoption and increase employee engagement. She will discuss how to help companies utilize social media to manage change, navigate growth and attain measurable business results.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Dr. Jackie Freiberg, best-selling author, professional speaker and co-author of the forth-coming NANOVATION: How a Little Car Can Teach the World to Think Big. For more than 20 years, Jackie has been helping people build great leadership brands and helping companies become BEST places to work - places where the BEST people can do the BEST work.