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Interviews with business leaders and entrepreneurs about Creating what's next in your career path.

Interviews with business leaders and entrepreneurs about Creating what's next in your career path.
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Interviews with business leaders and entrepreneurs about Creating what's next in your career path.




Marcy Rosenbaum: Meet the Host of Livelihood Show

This week on Livelihood Show, host Marcy Rosenbaum presents a career navigation strategy that rides change instead of trying to manage it. This week’s introduction to the Livelihood Show interview of Marcy Rosenbaum was conducted by Anna Drezen, an actor, writer and producer living in New York City. She interviewed Marcy using an adaptation of the famous Proust questionnaire featured by James Lipton on Inside the Actors’ Studio…. “Marcy Rosenbaum is the host of “Livelihood,” a weekly radio...

Duration: 01:02:07

Livelihood Presents: Jennifer Bradley

Jennifer Bradley is a fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution (Brookings Press, 2013). The book, and her work in general, explain the critical role of metropolitan areas in the country’s economy, society, and politics. Jennifer has written for The New Republic, the Atlantic Monthly, Democracy, and the American Prospect. During a brief legal career, she co-authored Supreme Court briefs in cases that affirmed the constitutional...

Duration: 00:59:11

Steve Rothschild: Good Work as a Strategic Plan

Nonprofit leaders know that solving pervasive social problems requires passion and creativity as well as tangible results. The The Non Nonprofit: For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success shares the same business principles that drive the world's best companies, showing how they can (and should) be applied to the realm of nonprofits. Steve Rothschild personally crossed sectors when he left corporate America to found Twin Cities RISE!, a highly successful poverty reduction program. His...

Duration: 00:53:33

Meet Drew Borsz - Creative Career Path: Warrior Diplomat

Join our conversation this week withDrewBorsz, whose career path took him outside the usual business world. Imagine this as your resume: Special Forces Green Beret. Senior Noncommissioned Officer/Senior Communications Sergeant on an “A Team” in the Middle East. Then:Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School creating and teaching Special operations Forces Adaptive Thinking and Leadership course. Your audience: Special Forces soldiers; American and international diplomats. Imagine being the...

Duration: 01:00:38

Danny Scheurer and Kurt Walchle on Livelihood Show

Danny Scheurer founded Save-A-Vet after returning home to Illinois with disabilities sustained while serving in Iraq. Save-A-Vet helps dogs injured on military or law enforcement duty by hiring veterans to care for and manage them. The group, says Danny, has three objectives: “Create facilities in every state for our K-9 partners; hire retired, injured or disabled law enforcement and military veterans to live and work in the facilities; and lobby to have the dogs classified as veterans...

Duration: 00:59:40

Barbara Beach and the RadioActive Broadcasting Network

Have you heard the expression: what doesn't kill me makes me stronger? I think that’s what Barbara Beach had in mind when she launchedRadioActive Broadcasting Network. For some, radioactive means break down and decay- a deadly uncontrollable force. But when harnessed and channeled, it kills cancer cells andstopthem from spreading. Indie rock group Imagine Dragons had a hit song in 2013 called Radioactive in which it represents becoming empowered and rising above anxiety and depression--...

Duration: 00:59:41

Kat Albrecht: Missing Pet Partnership

What would you do if your partner went missing? Kat Albrechtwas an experienced police officer, cross trained in search and rescue procedures. One day her partner—a bloodhound named A.J. —went missing. He wasn’t “just a dog”- with years of training and experience, he was a valuable asset to the search and rescue team. Anyone who has partnered with a working dog, and anyone who has bonded with a pet as a member of their family, knows that the connection between people and their animals is...

Duration: 01:00:48

Dr. Gaby Cora: Well-Being Psychiatrist and Wellness Coach

Leading under pressure—is there any other kind of leadership? Livelihood guestDr. Gaby Corabelieves that people can avoidburnout by anticipating stress and building daily reserves by continually recharging our energy. Doing work you love can be dangerous to your work-life balance. When you love what you do, it’s hard to shift gears away from work. Think of the Prius hybrid electric car: it’s a "charge sustaining" hybrid vehicle. This means that it recharges itself while its operates (using...

Duration: 01:00:59

Diana Robinson of Graebel and C.R.E.W Atlanta

Diana Robinson took the challenges and stresses of her childhood experiences, and turned it into a professional asset. Today, she is a specialist in business development for Graebel Atlanta Movers , and is far more than a certified office and industrial consultant: her livelihood story has as much to do with building resilience as it does with writing packing lists. She shared the following with us: My best pay it forward statement is, “Lift as you climb!” I once heard Johnnetta B. Cole...

Duration: 00:59:26

Miami International Bookfair: Author MJ Rose

Ourguest is PR expert MJ Rose, who left advertising to become a novelist-- only to find that the key to her success as as a successful writer would draw upon the corporate skills she thought she was leaving behind. Have you ever been blown off with the criticism “That’s not how we do things around here!.” The ability to know when to use commonly accepted wisdom, and when best practices from other environments can provide a breath of fresh air, is the essence of successful innovation. These...

Duration: 00:30:29

Catharine Bramkamp - Are You A Role Model?

A role model is simply a person whose behavior or example is emulated by others. Everyone in life has a purpose,…even if it's to serve as abadexample. In the burgeoning world of coaches, consultants and mentors, what should we look for when we assess the value of our role models? Today’s guest, author and writing coach Catherine Bramkamp, believes that a good role model is generous…humble; willing to learn takes turns and stays real. She’s parleyed her liberal arts education into a series...

Duration: 00:59:45

Jeremy Houghton: Sommelier

Jeremy Houghton is a trained chef. Some of his favorite culinary experiences have been in Alaska and New Mexico where he has cooked bear, antelope, elk and moose. He wanted something more. He decided to go back to graduate school—studying wine and earning level two certification as a sommelier. A sommelier is a trained professional who specializes in wine selection, service and food matching. A sommelier may also be responsible for developing wine lists, for the delivery of wine service,...

Duration: 00:51:39

Charles Regal Pet Mediator

For many couples, the bond they have with their pets turns out to be more enduring than the one they made with their spouse or domestic partner. When a couple breaks up, what becomes of their dog, cat, horse or rabbit? If courts and attorneys get involved, the only certainties are high stress and high cost. Charles Regal proposes an alternative: pet mediation. Trained in social work, but laid off with 25 years of experience resolving all sorts of landlord-tenant, workplace and neighbor...

Duration: 00:53:29

Improvisation and Career Navigation with Rex Knowles and Sherry Landrum

Rex and Sherry in the national touring company of Godspell How do they know this? They teach the skills of improvisation. To improvise is to produce or make something from whatever is available. It is the art of experiencing, reacting and creating, in the moment, and in response to the stimulus of your environment and your own inner feelings. Actors use improvisation skills to make a character come alive. Educators use improvisation to engage their students in active learning....

Duration: 00:59:15

Larry Powell - Franchise Quest

When you look at buying a new car for instance, sitting inside the one you are interestedin for the first time is an emotional event.Your senses are in a heightened state.You'renot really in fact-gathering mode.You're in dream mode.Dream mode can be a dangerousplace, because it's based on emotion.What are the operating costs?What is the repairrecord? What is Franchise Quest? When you are looking at franchises, your emotions will run high, too. It can be reallyexciting (as it should be) to...

Duration: 00:57:08

Zen Master Jeff Kitzes Asks: "Whose Path Am I On?"

Are you stuck in a rut? Are you unhappy in your job? So are a majority of employees, even those who feel fortunate to have a job. Livelihood host Marcy Rosenbaum and guest Zen Master Bon Soeng (Jeff Kitzes) discuss what you can do when you feel you’re living someone else’s plan for your life. Jeff talks about the power of looking inward to find what’s most important to you. When you can’t change the company or the boss, there are still some things you can do to find increased satisfaction...

Barry Nierenberg: Well-Being as a Personal Performance Objective

“How’s work going for you these days?”. Psychologist Barry Nierenberg says that if youunderstand the science of well-being, this question can be the launching pad to make good things better and bad things less frustrating. Each of us can assess how we’re doing and—most importantly— maximize the factors which bring us a sense of well-being and minimize the disappointments that diminish us." Barry runs the Study Center in Positive Psychology at Nova University. In this week's Livelihood...

Duration: 00:59:59