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Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.

Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.
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Irvine, CA

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Life's a Rollercoaster Ride! Stories of Inspiration and Change.

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English


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Ho Lin joins Janeane Bernstein 12/11 9:00am pst to talk about his recently published, exquisite book of short stories, “China Girl,” just released Oct. 1 from Regent Press.

12/11/2017
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About China Girl A modern woman adrift in modern China. Would-be lovers connected and separated by random chance. A drunken dissident and his less-then-happy minder. A researcher of war atrocities who must come to grips with her own family tragedies. A princess of a kingdom that no longer exists. Actors placed at the service of comedies and tragedies, depending on a filmmaker's whim... These are the characters that populate Ho Lin's short story collection China Girl. In its nine tales, China...

Duration: 00:14:59


Laura B. Whitmore joins Janeane 12/11 9:30am pst to talk about her up-coming 2018 She Rocks Awards and more!

12/11/2017
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About Laura / the She Rocks Awards / The WiMN Official URL: sherocksawards.com Laura B. Whitmore bio: http://www.thewimn.com/the-wimn-team/ The She Rocks Awards pays tribute to women who display leadership and stand out across all corners of the music industry, from musicians to manufacturing and everyone in between. The annual She Rocks Awards brings together industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans and media to celebrate women in music. The upcoming sixth annual awards event has...

Duration: 00:11:46


Mike Gellman, Founder of High Five Career Coaching, joined Janeane 12/4 at 9:30am pst

12/4/2017
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Mike Gellman, M.S. is the Founder of High Five Career Coaching and coaches highly-motivated professionals and leaders in various stages of their careers to gain greater clarity, create sustainable change, and achieve higher levels of excellence. He is also the author of Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success (available on Amazon.com) that has received rave reviews from readers. Mike is passionate about coaching and has devoted his career to helping employees, leaders, and teams work...

Duration: 00:11:10


12/4 9:00am pst - Janeane speaks with Editor, Annie Chagnot, about How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times - Annie Chagnot (Editor),‎ Emi Ikkanda (Editor),‎ Elizabeth Alexander (Foreword)

12/4/2017
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This wide-ranging collection of inspirational poetry and prose offers readers solace, perspective, and the courage to persevere. In times of personal hardship or collective anxiety, words have the power to provide comfort, meaning, and hope. The past year has seen a resurgence of poetry and inspiring quotes—posted on social media, appearing on bestseller lists, shared from friend to friend. Honoring this communal spirit, How Lovely the Ruins is a timeless collection of both classic and...

Duration: 00:14:23


Shadi Martini, Director of Humanitarian Relief and Regional Relations - Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, joins host Janeane Bernstein to talk about his up-coming event Sunday December 3 and more!

12/1/2017
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SHADI MARTINI Director of Humanitarian Relief and Regional Relations Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees As it has with so many other victims of this crisis, the Syrian war turned businessman, Shadi Martini, into a refugee, an activist, and an advocate for greater cooperation across faith and cultural lines. Now, as the Director of Humanitarian Relief and Regional Relations to the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, the nation’s leading interfaith response to the Syrian crisis,...

Duration: 00:15:35


Janeane speaks with Israeli actor, Ido Samuel, about his role in Dirty Bomb

11/20/2017
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Fascinating, worldly and a striking talent, Ido Samuel is a star on the rise and is ready to take Hollywood by storm. An Israeli actor who has already conquered the film market in Israel with roles in an impressive list of over thirty films including his role as an Orthodox Jewish man named “Yossi” in award winning film “Fill The Void.” The feature film was nominated for two Film Independent Spirit Awards and won seven awards at the Israeli Film Academy Awards (the country’s equivalent to...

Duration: 00:16:41


One word. YUM! 11/20 - 9:30am pst Janeane speaks with Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo the master bakers and co-owners of Zingerman's Bankehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

11/20/2017
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I have one word for this book: YUM. ZINGERMAN'S BAKEHOUSE. You might have heard of Zingerman's, the renowned artisanal bakery out of Michigan, whose national mail-order business has created a fan-based crowd across the entire U.S. Since 1992, Zingerman's has been going strong, and this month marks it's 25th anniversary when, for the first time ever, they are sharing their delicious recipes and business secrets in a new cookbook, ZINGERMAN'S BAKEHOUSE. The story of the founding of...

Duration: 00:11:12


THE FILM "SOUFRA" is having its North American premiere at DOC NYC ahead of a theatrical release in November and December. Host Janeane Bernstein speaks with Director Thomas Morgan 11/16

11/16/2017
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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SUSAN SARANDON AND DIRECTOR THOMAS MORGAN, REBELHOUSE GROUP, AND PILGRIM MEDIA ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF THE FEATURE DOCUMENTARY SOUFRA AT THE DOC NYC FESTIVAL ABOUT THE FILM TELLS A WILDLY INSPIRATIONAL STORY OF THE WORLD’S MOST UNLIKELY ENTREPRENEUR, MARIAN SHA’AR —A GENERATIONAL REFUGEE WHO LAUNCHED A CATERING COMPANY AND THE FIRST-EVER FOOD TRUCK BUSINESS FROM INSIDE A REFUGEE CAMP. U.S. SCREENINGS OF SOUFRA TO FOLLOW IN LOS ANGELES STARTING NOV. 17 & NEW...

Duration: 00:18:34


New Yorker, Lauren Collins, shares her journey of learning French in the name of love –and what it means to love someone in a second language When in French - Love in a Second Language

11/16/2017
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New Yorker writer shares her journey of learning French in the name of love –and what it means to love someone in a second language “A thoughtful, beautifully written meditation on the art of language and intimacy. The book unfolds like several books in one: on moving abroad, on communication in human relationships, on the history of language, and in the end, on the delights of cross-cultural fusion.”—The New York Times Book Review A staff writer at The New Yorker since 2008, Lauren...

Duration: 00:17:26


STEVEN JOHNSON, The New York Times–bestselling author, shares a look at the world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained

11/14/2017
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Steven Johnson, the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got to Now—also an Emmy-winning PBS series—takes a long-zoom approach to popular entertainment, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. In Wonderland, now out in paperback, Johnson argues that throughout history, the cutting edge of innovation lies wherever people are working the hardest to keep themselves amused and how follies dismissed as mindless...

Duration: 00:15:11


Noel Wells, Director/Producer and Lead Actress in MR. ROOSEVELT at AFI FEST 2017 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017. She chatted with host Janeane Bernstein about her directorial debut!

11/13/2017
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ABOUT MR. ROOSEVELT In her feature directorial debut, Noël Wells portrays Emily, a talented but hard-to-classify comedic performer who left behind her home and boyfriend to pursue career opportunities in L.A. When a loved one falls ill, Emily rushes back to Austin where she’s forced to stay with her ex-boyfriend (Nick Thune) and his new-and-improved girlfriend (Britt Lower), a totally together woman with a five-year plan. Though Emily is the same, everything else is different: her house...

Duration: 00:15:52


11/13 9:45am pst - SHAWN ASKINOSIE Founder of Askinosie Chocolate shares the secret to purposeful work and business

11/13/2017
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In 2005, Shawn Askinosie left a successful career as a criminal defense lawyer to start a bean-to-bar chocolate factory and never looked back. Askinosie Chocolate is a small batch, award-winning chocolate factory in Missouri, sourcing 100% of their cocoa beans directly from farmers across the globe. Recently named “One of the 25 Best Small Companies in America” byForbes, Askinosie Chocolate was founded at the forefront of the American craft chocolate revolution and is regarded by many as a...

Duration: 00:12:36


11/13 9:30am pst - Stephen Rosenfield who trained many of today's premier comics--standups and writers, joins host Janeane to talk about his book, "Mastering Stand-Up."

11/13/2017
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Stephen Rosenfield who trained many of today's premier comics--standups and writers like Lena Dunham, Jim Gaffigan, Eric Slovin, Jessica Kirson, and Michelle Buteau. Rosenfield was the subject of an NPR documentary by Sara Fishko (WNYC) previously. The New York Times heralds Stephen Rosenfield as “best known comedy teacher in the country” Mastering Stand-Up is an invaluable guide for aspiring and experienced comedians as well as students and instructors in comedy studies at the university...

Duration: 00:14:46


1/13 9:00am pst - USC professor James J. Owens joins Janeane to talk about The World is Just a Book Away, an anthology he edited which captures the stories of how books and reading inspired some of the world's most prominent people. The incredible charity

11/13/2017
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You know it's not every day Liam Neeson, Jude Law, Jane Fonda and dozens of other major celebrities come together for one purpose....but they did for the love of literature! The incredible charity World is Just a Book Away (which builds libraries all over the world) is releasing its first anthology this November through USC Press (details below) to raise funds for the nonprofit and bring more reading joy to young children :) USC professor James Owens has collected the personal stories of 5...

Duration: 00:23:20


11/6 9:30am pst - Janeane chats with Dr. Jerry Weichman Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, adolescent specialist, author, speaker and parenting expert

11/6/2017
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“Today’s teens and parents need to be armed with a ‘tool box’ of practical solutions, and step-by-step instructions on how to use them, to meet the challenges they will all predictably face.” Jerry Weichman, Ph.D., is a young clinical psychologist and adolescent specialist. His practice at Hoag Neurosciences Institute in Newport Beach, California helps teens deal with parents, teachers, friends and academic pressure, communicating with them in a way they understand to successfully handle...

MILLENNIALS​ ​TO​ ​BE​ ​75%​ ​OF​ ​EMPLOYEES​ ​BY​ ​2025 Debbie Wooldridge helps businesses learn to work with the majority generation. Debbie speaks with host Janeane Bernstein 11/6 9:15am pst!

11/6/2017
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SAN DIEGO, CA – By 2025, 75% of the workforce will be part of the Millennial generation born between 1980 and 2000. Few companies are accommodating the different work styles of this massive power behind American business, but Debbie Wooldridge, founding president and CEO of ttcInnovations, had an idea for helping businesses improve their performances. She created The Millennial Project, an interactive, two-day workshop that provides companies with the tools and strategic roadmaps needed to...

Duration: 00:12:51


Coming up this week! Janeane speaks with Director/Producer Robyn Symon and Gloria Stein about UNCLE GLORIA: ONE HELLUVA RIDE!

11/1/2017
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A Film by Robyn Symon Featuring Gloria Stein Opening in Los Angeles This Week Friday, November 3, 2017 UNCLE GLORIA: ONE HELLUVA RIDE! recounts the astonishing true story of Butch, the macho owner of a South Florida auto-wrecking company, who in a desperate search of a way to hide from the law, transformed himself into a woman named Gloria. But what started out as a trick to beat the system ended up changing Butch’s life forever. Now in her 80s, Gloria’s stranger-than-fiction life has been...

10/30 9:30am pst - Emma Johnson chats with Janeane about her upcoming book, THE KICKASS SINGLE MOM: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self, and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children (A TarcherPerigee paperback)

10/30/2017
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Single mothers are about to become the majority. 40 percent of babies are now born to unmarried mothers, which themselves comprise 57 percent of millennial women. Yet, single mothers continue to face a myriad of unique challenges. As most can attest, financial pressures, mom guilt, and the struggle to find a work-life balance greatly intensify when they are forced to raise children on their own. Johnson experienced these hardships firsthand. After her husband moved out, leaving her broke,...

Duration: 00:12:01


10/30 9:15am pst - Cyn Hannah, Success Coach/Results Expert/Life After Grief Coach joins Janeane Monday!

10/30/2017
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As a Success Coach and a Results Expert, Cyn Hannah thrives on empowering her clients to create lives they love. Having been through her own share of challenges—first in childhood and then as an adult—Cyn believes in the power of reframing obstacles into empowering experiences. Cyn has always known it was her calling to empower people to live better lives. Her favorite classes in college were her psychology classes, and after college, she continued to study, with a focus on the...

Duration: 00:11:51


10/30 9:00am pst - Harvard Business School historian, professor, Nancy Koehn discusses her timely and insightful new book, FORGED IN CRISIS: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times (starred Booklist & Kirkus).

10/30/2017
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FORGED IN CRISIS The Power of Courageous Leadership In Turbulent Times by Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn For leaders in the 21st century, there is one pressing question: What set of skills is required to lead in crisis, and can history give us answers? Harvard Business School historian and professor Nancy Koehn has surveyed some of history’s greatest leaders and made an incredible discovery: courageous leaders are not born but made, and the power to lead resides in each of us....
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