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Vicki brings you inspiring and stimulating conversations with innovative business leaders, cutting edge medical and health professionals, authors, filmmakers, journalists, adventurers and ordinary people, leading extraordinary lives. Live well - live strong!

Vicki brings you inspiring and stimulating conversations with innovative business leaders, cutting edge medical and health professionals, authors, filmmakers, journalists, adventurers and ordinary people, leading extraordinary lives. Live well - live strong!
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Vicki brings you inspiring and stimulating conversations with innovative business leaders, cutting edge medical and health professionals, authors, filmmakers, journalists, adventurers and ordinary people, leading extraordinary lives. Live well - live strong!

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@1150kknw

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English

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Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 04 - 22 - 19 Meredith May, Laurie Halse Anderson

4/22/2019
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Today’s show kicks off with a buzz-worthy guest … literally. Meredith May learned some of life’s most pivotal lessons about community, loyalty and survival from one of nature’s most fragile and important creatures. Raised by her fourth generation beekeeper grandfather while her mother’s mental state slowly deteriorated, Meredith’s found everything she needed to know about family was buzzing right there in the hive. Her new memoir is The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Courage and a Girl Saved by...

Duration:00:54:10

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 04 - 15 - 19 James Creighton, Ronald Frederick, Carly Pollack

4/15/2019
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Even the strongest relationships encounter shaky ground … the key is keeping those tremblors from becoming destructive and devastating relationship earthquakes. Loving Through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships From Separate Realities explores how your unique emotional reality influences your interactions with the world. Today, Dr. James Creighton offers tips on how to keep combustible situations in check through expressing your feelings while minimizing blame and accusation,...

Duration:00:55:02

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 04 - 08 - 19 Austin Kleon, Andrew Fazekas, Tammy Nelson

4/8/2019
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What do the tough do, when the going gets tough? They Keep Going, which just happens to be the name of Austin Kleon‘s new book where he shares 10 ways to stay creative in good times and bad. We’ll find out why this “writer who draws” describes himself as a mongrel, and how that benefits his work. Why he says life is for art, and not other way around. And, the big question that many have asked over the past few months in light of scandalous celebrity behavior, can you separate the art from...

Duration:00:54:29

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 04 - 01 - 19 Greg Isles, Erik Glen Hamilton

4/1/2019
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Described as the William Faulkener of the Breaking Bad generation, #1 New York Times Bestseller Greg Isles is no stranger to adversity in a career spanning nearly three decades as an author. Following a car accident that left him in a coma for 8 days, Greg, much like bandmate Stephen King, rejoined the legendary and notorious lit-rock band The Rock Bottom Remainders. Today we’ll discuss how his body of work has helped put his homestate of Mississippi on the map. Born in Germany in 1960,...

Duration:00:54:30

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 03 - 25 - 19 Steve Berry, Kris Frieswick, Elise Hooper

3/25/2019
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Today, Vicki chats with three authors who weave historical twists with fictional tales to create suspenseful page turners! First, returning guest Steve Berry is noted for his mastery of blending fiction and history into a cocktail of intrigue and deception. The Malta Exchange, The latest in his best-selling Cotton Malone series, finds the titular character caught in a web of Vatican intrigue that involves the Knights of Malta and lost documents that could change history. Steve’s novels have...

Duration:00:53:57

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 03 - 18 - 19 Debra Gwartney, Carrie Miller

3/18/2019
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Returning guest Debra Gwartney, like many women, struggles with the challenges presented when trying to find that authentic connection with where your roots are … or where you are trying to lay them down. In I am a Stranger Here Myself, Debra weaves frontier history into a personal exploration of womanhood, place, and a sense of belonging. Debra is a Pacific University Professor, journalist, and author who grew up in Idaho and now tries to find a sense of permanence on on the upper McKenzie...

Duration:00:55:14

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 03 - 04 - 19 Pam Jenoff, David Morgan

3/4/2019
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Many of returning guest Pam Jenoff’s historical novels have been inspired in part by her work in international affairs at the Pentagon and for the State Department. Her latest is set during and right after World War II, exploring the story of a group of young women who risked their lives in the defiance of Nazi oppression. The Lost Girls of Paris is an essential and timeless story of survival, loyalty, and the power of sisterhood. Pam is a New York Times bestselling author of specializing in...

Duration:00:53:39

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 02 - 25 - 19 Marc Lesser, Ellen Grace O'Brian

2/25/2019
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Today’s show is all about finding peace and prosperity, personally and profesionally. Imagine your life if you had the ability to achieve maximum focus without losing flexibility, got more of the right things done, and added to the ultimate goal of bringing more peace into the world? With his Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen, author Marc Lesser dishes up the tools you’ll need for optimum accomplishment without the stress that comes with it....

Duration:00:55:06

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 02 - 18 - 19 Jane Finkle, Reshma Saujani

2/18/2019
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The squeaky wheel gets the grease, but remove the quiet wheel and the bike becomes useless. Jane Finkle knows firsthand the unique challenges and obstacles introverts face. Her new book, The Introvert’s Complete Career Guide: From Landing a Job, to Surviving, Thriving, and Moving on Up, provides the tools you need to break free from what is holding you back, creating a path to a more fulfilling life. Jane has 25 years of experience as a career coach for universities and has run her own...

Duration:00:54:20

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 02 - 04 - 19 Karen Kingsbury, Sarah Morgan, James Rollins

2/4/2019
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Stephen Hawking portended that Artificial Intelligence is likely to be the end of humankind. In Crucible, returning guest James Rollins probes the question: If humans are to co-exist with A.I., what do we need to do to ensure our survival? His answer lies in a much more complex question – what does it mean to have a soul? James is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages, with more than 20 million copies sold. Check out...

Duration:00:54:00

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 01 - 28 - 19 Sophie Hannah, Melanie Warner

1/28/2019
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Can holding a grudge actually change your life for the better? In How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment – The Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life, author Sophie Hannah demonstrates how grudges can work in your favor, protect and inspire you, and even make you more forgiving. Sophie is an internationally bestselling writer of psychological crime fiction, published in forty-nine languages and fifty-one territories. How to Hold a Grudge is her first foray into self-help....

Duration:00:54:38

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 01 - 21 - 19 Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Sigrid Reinert, AW Barnes

1/21/2019
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While very rare, suicide in children is the 10th leading cause of death. What every parent must know w/ Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore Coping with the suicide of a loved one is arguably the hardest thing we face. You search for signs you missed, cope with changes in your own life as a result, and try to come to terms with a question you may never have the answer to. Author A.W. Barnes and his older brother Mike were saddled with the challenge of being gay while raised in a large, conservative...

Duration:00:55:27

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 01 - 14 - 19 Elizabeth Emens, Bryan Robinson

1/14/2019
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Even with technology (and often because of it) aiding us, most of us are drowning in an endless sea of paperwork, bills, texts, and e-mails, all tedious tasks that become overwhelming if we don't stay on top of them. With Life Admin: How I Learned to Do Less, Do Better, and Live More, author Elizabeth Emens offers simple ways to reduce the time and effort we spend on these mundane daily details of life. Elizabeth is a legal scholar and an Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at...

Duration:00:53:54

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 01 - 07 - 19 Robyn Carr, Matthew Dicks

1/7/2019
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Robyn Carr began writing novels as a young mother of two, ignoring harsh criticism from a peer suggesting she find another line of work and persevering to become an eleven time New York Times bestselling author. “There's a need for positive drama,� she says, “Not just (a) goody-two-shoes, everything-is-beautiful kind of story, but a kind of story where characters serve as positive role models for women who read the books.� Her new book is the latest in her Sullivan's Crossing series,...

Duration:00:55:08

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 12 - 17 - 18 Patti Dobrowolski And Book Gift Guide

12/17/2018
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An old friend returns to Conversations Live today as Vicki is joined by Patti Dobrowolski, who we last heard from six years ago upon the release of her first book, Drawing Solutions: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life. Today, she'll discuss how you can use visual goal setting to get a jump start on your goals for the new year in a fun and easy way! To help you get started, here is your free goal-setting template map and a free downloadable icon guide! Patti is a TEDx speaker,...

Duration:00:54:20

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 12 - 10 - 18 John De Graaf

12/10/2018
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DEC 10: Filmmaker John de Graaf “John de Graaf is one of the good guys in our world, always right there with the next important, life-affirming idea,� says The Giraffe Project's Ann Medlock. Beginning in the late 70's, John embarked on an award-winning documentary film career that continues to this day. Today, we'll delve deep into his process, discovering how he chooses projects, lessons he has learned along the way, and how he has navigated his own creative path while still making a...

Duration:00:54:57

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 12 - 03 - 18 Sara Ruhl, Matt Geiger

12/3/2018
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Sara Ruhl is a distinguished playwright and author, Tony award nominee, and two time Pulitzer Prize finalist. In 2012, exuberant and opinionated Max Ritvo took her playwriting class at Yale University, proving himself a highly gifted poet. Max was also in remission from pediatric cancer. Over the course of four years, Sara watched Max blossom as his illness returned and his health declined, exchanging a series of letters with him that changed the way she looked at life, death, and the...

Duration:00:55:02

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 11 - 19 - 18 Anne Lamott, Mary Ann Esposito

11/19/2018
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She's a writer's-writer. A reader's-writer. And with self-effacing humor, and ruthless honesty, Anne Lamott makes us think about what most of us don't like to think about. She's known for writing and speaking about subjects that begin with Big Capital Letters. Today we'll share her thoughts on Hate, Jealousy, Love, Hope, and preserving one's Sanity. A New York Times bestselling author and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Anne Lamott has been inducted into the California Hall of Fame....

Duration:00:55:12

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 11 - 12 - 18 Tammy Nelson, Gina Laroche & Jennifer Cohen

11/12/2018
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There are many misconceptions about why a woman cheats on her partner. In The New Monogamy, sex therapist Tammy Nelson, PhD, argues that freedom to have a discreet affair can be empowering, healing, and ultimately improve a marriage. Tammy is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, an author and a licensed psychotherapist with almost thirty years of experience working with individuals and couples. Also, if you're one of the many who feel the growing gap between the haves and...

Duration:00:54:17

Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 11 - 05 - 18 Marie Lu, Lisa Unger, Lou Berney

11/5/2018
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New York Times bestseller Marie Lu joins Vicki today to discuss her new book WILDCARD: It's Time for a Rematch. She'll share how her experiences in the gaming industry aid her in creating rich and magnificent worlds that appeal to a wide spectrum of readers. Marie emigrated to the US from China at 5, and to learn English her mother would make her take new words she learned every week and write a story with them. She is now a bestselling author with a film deal for her novel, The Young...

Duration:00:54:13