On this podcast certified Open Focus™ coaches Kurt and Joan Griffiths Vega discuss how you can learn to use Open Focus™ to reduce your habitual stress and anxiety and dissolve your chronic pain. They also discuss the benefits of using both Open Focus™ and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction [MBSR] as a way to enter flow states so that you can more easily live in a relaxed state of calm. Kurt is a professor of social media courses at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. He is also a musician and composer as well as a social and digital media consultant. Kurt has worked with neurofeedback pioneer, Dr. Les Fehmi and his partner, Susan Shor-Fehmi, LCSW, of the Princeton Biofeedback Center in Princeton since 2008. Kurt produces and co-hosts monthly, ‘Ask Dr. Fehmi’, Open Focus Attention, tele-seminars with Joan Griffiths Vega. Joan Griffiths Vega has extensive training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction [MBSR] from the UMass Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. She studied with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. and Saki Santorelli, Ed.D. In 2008, Joan introduced her adapted MBSR workshop for family caregivers to The Martha Stewart Center for Living at Mt. Sinai Hospital of New York. She co-teaches her Caregiver Mindful Stress Reduction workshop with Patricia Bloom, MD. The workshop addresses the needs of family caregivers who can experience significant stress while caring for a person with dementia or chronic disease. Joan is also involved in several mindfulness-based research projects at Mt. Sinai. You can learn more or contact Kurt and Joan at www.dissolvingpain.com
On this podcast Tim McChristian, the Executive Director of African Leadership Foundation, discusses the powerful role consistency plays in high level achievement. Tim shows you by example how being consistently consistent can give you excellent results over the short, medium and long term. This includes career and family success as well as expressing gratitude for the breaks we receive in our lives. Tim also discusses how important it is to give back and boost others up the ladder of success. The African Leadership Foundation supports the African Leadership Academy based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The mission of African Leadership Academy is to lead the transformation in Africa thru the development and support of the next generation of ethical leaders. Tim retired in May 2014 after a 33 year career with the IBM Corporation. His last assignment was Vice President of the Systems & Technology Division for the Middle East & Africa based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His earlier IBM senior executive experience included Vice President of Small & Medium Business for the Asia Pacific region based in Tokyo, Japan. In addition, Tim was the Senior Vice President for Sales at the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. He is a graduate of Yale College and earned an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at USC. You’ll have fun and enjoy listening as Tim shares his hard earned wisdom with his witty and down-to earth manner as he discusses his personal path to career and family success. So like the TV commercial Wise potato chip owl says “Get Wise” by learning from someone who has walked his talk by mastering the habit of consistency over many years!
On this podcast best-selling author Sharon Sayler, CEO of the strategic communications firm Competitive Edge Communications, shares her unique insights on how and why having a mentor can boost your career trajectory and how the process of mentoring helps you avoid making critical mistakes. Sharon gives you an insider’s view of the mentoring process: why you need a mentor; how to find a mentor; what mentoring really is and is not; what’s in it for the person who mentors you; the best way and time to approach a potential mentor; the definite dos and don’ts of the mentoring process. Ms. Sayler works with a wide range of clientele — private clients, executives, entrepreneurs, universities, corporations and organizations such as Delta Airlines, Yale’s Graduate School of Management, Women’s Executive Leadership Council, and the International Coaching Federation. She’s also the host of eWomen Network Radio’s popular podcast Life Interrupted Radio: Helping You Thrive After the Unexpected broadcast every Friday night at 7PM EST. As a published author of seven books, her latest book Mindfulness In Action: How To Create Peace Amidst the Chaos reached the international Amazon bestseller list while her book What Your Body Says and How to Master the Message: Inspire, Influence, Build Trust, and Create Lasting Business Relationships has been translated into 6 languages and is used in universities around the world. You can learn more about Sharon and her work by visiting her websites: www.SharonSayler.com or www.MindfulnessInActionBook.com
On this podcast Dr. June Davidson, President of the American Seminars Leaders Association and Coaching Firm International, gives you the insider tips for remaining stress free during the holidays. Whether it is dealing with family members, friends or co-workers, Dr. June lays it on the line in an easily understandable way so that you can begin implementing her recommendations without wringing your hands. She masterfully shares her views on how to cope with relationship and financial stress around the holidays. June Davidson is an award winning entrepreneur, certified master action coach, a seminar leader, trainer, public speaker and author. To learn more about June and her team of coaches visit either of her websites: www.asla.com or www.coachingfirminternational.com.
On this podcast Dr. Joe shows how you can discover and overcome the major sources of fear in your life. He sketches out the internal landscape of our minds and how we have a tendency to make excuses for not dealing with our multiple fears. Dr. Joe says that the major underlying causes of fear are primarily due to unresolved emotional pain, the need for parental approval, and dealing with a sense of abandonment or loss. Dr. Joe tackles the little discussed issue of fear of success head on, providing insightful and practical tips for eliminating this fear from your life. Dr. Joe is an international speaker, trainer, and author who holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University, with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Behavior. His career is highlighted by unique experiences in the former Soviet Union investigating the Russian mafia, including a year spent working in the Organized Crime Control Department of the Soviet national police prior to the collapse of the USSR. Dr. Joe started his own company assisting foreign corporations in Russia and later became a consultant to the New York-based global corporate investigation and business intelligence firm, Kroll Associates. Soon, he became the director of the Moscow office of Kroll, overseeing investigations across the former Soviet Union. While in Russia, he was also a consultant to major U.S. and European media companies and helped produce three documentaries for A&E’s Investigative Reports. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed book, Investigating the Russian Mafia. The first two books in his Get the Nerve® Series are Overcoming Fear: 50 Lessons on Being Bold and Living the Dream and Public Speaking: 50 Lessons on Presenting Without Losing Your Cool . To learn more about Joe visit his website www.JoeSerio.com
On this podcast Judith Pennington, an author, teacher, and world authority on brainwave biofeedback meditation, will share her views on a scientific and spiritual discipline that is gaining attention and popularity worldwide: using the Mind Mirror to achieve boosts in creativity, intuition and spirituality and as a stress and anxiety reduction tool. Judith is the author of The Voice of the Soul, a groundbreaking book about inspired writing and the science of spirituality. Judith's latest book is entitled Your Psychic Soul: Embracing Your Sixth Sense which takes the reader on a still deeper journey into the world of intuition and the superconscious mind of enlightenment. Published by Edgar Cayce's 4th Dimension Press, Your Psychic Soul is a scientific and spiritual exploration of meditation, the brainwaves of consciousness, psi experiences, dreaming, inspired writing, hands-on healing, and the global shift in consciousness that is now underway.
Judith regularly travels and teaches internationally for an organization she founded, The Institute for the Awakened Mind, and, in the U.S., for Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She also writes two free online publications, The Still Small Voice, and OneWorld Sprit which can be accessed from her primary website www.EagleLife.com.
Dr. Judy Glick-Smith Discusses the Concept of Flow and How You Can Learn to Successfully Manage Your Stress While Delivering Keynote Speeches
On this podcast Dr. Judy Glick-Smith details how using the concept of flow allows you to simultaneously boost your performance and make better decisions. Judy is the author of a forthcoming book on flow-based decision making which is scheduled for publication in early 2016. Judy is President/CEO of MentorFactor, Inc., which focuses on teaching individuals and organizations the art of flow-based decision making through the design and implementation of user-centered systems that facilitate productivity, efficiency, and innovation. Judy is a graduate of the Transformative Studies doctoral program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has a Masters of Science in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University and a Bachelors in Accounting with a minor in Information Systems from Georgia State University. She is certified in the Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture. She also holds a certification in EQ-i, an emotional intelligence assessment tool. Judy is a Fellow and Past International President of the Society for Technical Communication. On this podcast Judy also tells listeners how they can successfully manage the stress, anxiety and fear the may feel when faced with the prospect of speaking before large and small audiences. You can learn more about how Judy’s insightful communications approach can help you and your company excel by visiting the StressFreeNow Luminaries page or her website at www.Mentorfactorinc.com.
On this podcast Wayne Manning who is a coach instructor and course leader for the Academy for Coaching Excellence (A.C.E.) explains how and why their program attracts participants and coaches from across the United States and around the world. Wayne works closely with Academy founder, author, renowned life coach, and clinical psychologist, Dr. Maria Nemeth. Together they develop and conduct coach training workshops, seminars and continuing education webinars for aspiring coaches as well as experienced professional coaches. A signature question asked by the A.C.E. program of participants is “Would It Be OK If Life Got A Little Easier?” Wayne also has his own private coaching practice, Manning Coaching and Consulting, in Auburn, CA. and he served as the President of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce in 2014. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation and has earned the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from that body. To learn more about Wayne and how the coach training programs at the Academy for Coaching Excellence may fit into your future plans, check out their website: http://acecoachtraining.com/
Certified Integral Master Coach™ Reggie Marra grief and the healing process. Reggie distinguishes grief from mourning, and he shares his five practices for supporting healing. Reggie is a partner with Paradox Edge, a business coaching and consulting firm. He is also an educator and teaching poet, a former teacher, basketball coach, and administrator in secondary and higher education. Reggie has presented his poetry and workshops for the National Association for Poetry Therapy, the Transformative Language Arts Network, the National Speakers Association, the Iona Spirituality Institute, TEC Canada and Vistage USA. Reggie is the author of The Quality of Effort, which delivers a powerful message of hope, filled with humanity and honest answers to questions we sometimes think about but may not want to ask ourselves. Reggie is also a certified Leadership Agility 360 Coach, and he holds an ACC credential with the International Coach Federation. He helps clients get results. To learn more about Reggie and how his comprehensive Integral coaching approach can help boost your performance and help you achieve your goals, visit his website www.ReggieMarra.com or www.QualityofEffort.com.
On this podcast renowned psychic Carol Ann Liaros tells you how you can learn to use and benefit from learning to awaken your natural intuitive ability. Carol Ann Liaros is a professional psychic who trains others in the field of Parapsychology. For eight of her forty years in this field, Ms. Liaros was tested by some of the world’s leading Parapsychologists. Carol’s accuracy of predicting the future was tested at a rate of 93-97%. She is also the author of Intuition Made Easy and the co-author of Edgar Cayce on Auras & Colors. Various aspects of Carol Ann Liaros’ work are included in over twenty books, including Superlearning by Shiela Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder, plus Fire in the Soul: A New Psychology of Spiritual Optimism, by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. She works with churches, corporations, and groups as a consultant and instructor in the areas of creativity, intuition development, grant funding, personnel placement, and trend detection/forecasting. To learn how you can benefit from taking one of Carol Ann’s workshops or to obtain a reading, contact her through her website: http://www.carolannliaros.com.