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  • 00:51

    Beatles Authors Speak Out

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    John Lennon expert and author of The John Lennon Series, http://johnlennonseries.com, Jude Southerland Kessler, will interview four of the most entertaining Beatles authors of 2015!

    First, Lanea Stagg of The Recipe Records Series (Recipe Records, Recipe Records: Sixties Edition, and Recipe Records: A Tribute to The Beatles) will talk about her passion for the meld of food and music. Lanea will be "food for the soul" as she shares her upcoming "Lunch and Learn" program for Beatles at Ridge, Sept. 18-19 and tells us about her new kid-dult book "Little Dog in the Sun."

    Then New York Times best-selling author, Richard Buskin, teams up with respected Beatles writer, Robert Rodriguez to give us an overview of their "The Beatles Southern Roots" podcast coming up on Sat. Sept. 19. As a part of their regular "Something About The Beatles" podcast series, this special program will be broadcast LIVE from "Beatles at the Ridge." Free!

    Finally, Sara Schmidt, successful creator of http://meethebeatlesforreal.com will give us the schoop on her panel at "Beatles at the Ridge" in which she'll interivew the people who actually met The Beatles when they landed in that small town in 1964!!! And we'll get a sneak preview of Schmidt's upcoming book about The Beatles in St. Louis!

    Join us for an action-packed show with four exciting, current authors who have much news to share. All four will be guests of The Beatles Symposium, "Beatles at the Ridge," Sept. 18-19 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Free festival for any fan of the Fabs!


  • 00:33

    Authors Capture The Spirit of The Beatles

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    Wherever you see these ladies, you will NOT see grass because there is no time for grass to grow beneath them! The author of The John Lennon Series, Jude Southerland Kessler, and Dr. Kit O'Toole, the seasoned author of the new smash hit Songs We Were Singing: Guided Tours Through The Beatles' Lesser-Known Tracks, will be on the show to discuss their works. The dynamic duo has created a delicious persona, "The Kit-n-Kaboodle Show," where they record radio shows or present live programs about in-depth Beatles songs and issues. The authors will not only give individual presentations at the upcoming Beatles at the Ridge Festival in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, September 18-19, they will also give a live performance of "The Kit-n-Kaboodle Show!"





  • Ivor Davis - His Tour With The Beatles

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    Ivor Davis has tremendous experiences which he shares in his latest book The Beatles and Me - On Tour. The ultimate gentleman, his stories will have you smiling from ear-to-ear! Hear about the slapstick episodes while on the tour: Ringo was forgotten, women knocking on doors at all hours of the night, meeting Elvis, Bob Dylan and so much more. Ivor is a featured guest and speaker at the upcoming Beatles at the Ridge Festival in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas  - September 18 and 19. Perhaps he'll tell about when he was in Walnut Ridge, 51 years ago!  Find out more about Ivor here:  www.ivordavisbeatles.com

    Beatles at the Ridge:  www.beatlesattheridge.com


  • Ivor Davis and Seth Swirsky Share Their "Beatles Stories"!!!

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    Tonight, Jude Southerland Kessler, author of The John Lennon Series, http://www.johnlennonseries.com will interview two of the most exciting personalities in The Beatles' world, Ivor Davis and Seth Swirsky!

    Ivor Davis was hand-selected to accompany The Beatles on the 1964 North American Tour and was the only journalist there for the entire experience! He will share exciting experiences, including the day the The Beatles met Elvis! Witty, charming...you will enjoy hearing from Ivor!

    Seth Swirsky conceived of, wrote, filmed, and produced the award-winning film, "Beatles Stories." He interviewed socres of celebrities to see how The Beatles affected their lives. Hear Seth tell the wonderful tales of meeting Sir Ben Kingsley, Henry Winkler, Jon Voight, Sir George Martin, and many others as he made this remarkable film.

    Davis is the Featured Author and Swirsky is the Featured Artist for Beatles at the Ridge, coming up Sept. 18-19 2015 in Walnut Ridge, AR. This is a wonderful preview of their presentations at that festival!

  • 00:40

    Special Insider's Look at "Beatles at the Rige" Festival 2015

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    Join Jude Southerland Kessler, author of The John Lennon Series,http://www.johnlennonseries.com as she takes you on a quick 45-min. tour of Beatles at the Ridge, the FREE Beatles festival coming up in Walnut Ridge, AR, Sept. 18 and 19. You'll get to meet 3 of the authors and artists who are volunteering to make this a wonderful, informative, and Beatlesque weekend! First, meet famed musician (he's played with Paul McCartney and Bo Diddley), Anthony Robustelli, whose book I Want to Tell You: The Definitive Guide to the Music of The Beatles, 1962-63 is one of the best books written on the complete catalogu from that era (cover songs included!). Anthony will tell you about the "Multi-Track Meltdown" he'll be doing at The Ridge...and taking requests! Then, Dr. Kit O'Toole, Contributing Editor of Beatlefan magazine, will share her special insights on Beatles music from her new book, Songs We Were Singing! And she'll give us a sneak peek of her BATR presentation, "Beatles Sounds That Changed the World 2.0"! She'll also make 2 BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS! Finally, reknown Louisiana artist Rande Kessler, will talk about the 4 mediums in which he has captured the spirit of The Beatles for The Ridge: photography, pen and ink art, charcoal sketches, and his gorgeous mixed media sculptures of each Beatle! Coool stuff. Don't miss this great show!

  • 00:29

    HR Examiner Radio Show: Jason Lauritsen, Dir., Best Places to Work

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    Jason Lauritsen is a talent strategist and innovator who will challenge you to think differently about talent and the workplace. 

    A former corporate Human Resources executive, Jason is today the Director of Best Places to Work for Quantum Workplace where he leads a program that collects data from employees at over 6,000 companies each year to identify, celebrate and promote some of the best workplaces in the world. 

    He is the co-author of the book, Social Gravity and some people may know him as the tall, dancing guy with Talent Anarchy.  

  • 00:56

    Your Best of the Fest for Beatles Fans 2015!

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    When Rebeat magazine asked host Jude Southerland Kessler (http://www,johnlennonseries.com) to select the 10 "Best of the Fest for Beatles Fans 2015," she was a little daunted! ONLY TEN? It was hard to do with live bands, scores of Beatles experts and authors, panel discussions, Beatles yoga, Beatles recipe demos and tastings, "happenings" in the Faboratory, trivia contests, art displays, and SO much more!!! But on this show, Jude will attempt to nail down the 10 most exciting things to see and do at the Chicago Fest for Beatles Fans, Aug. 14-16 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare! Count up with her from #10 to #1, and then mark your calender to see them all in person in just 8 days! The Chicago Fest for Beatles fans really IS the place where "a splendid time is guaranteed for all!" Jude will see you there for her 3 lives presentations and book signing in the Marketplace.

  • 00:32

    HR Examiner Radio: Don Charlton, Founder and CEO, Jazz

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    Don Charlton is the founder and CEO of Jazz, a venture-backed performance recruiting platform that helps more than 3,000 employers optimize how and who they hire. Don blended his love of fine art with software engineering by earning a BFA in Design from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1999. Over a decade, he established himself as an award-winning interactive designer, software engineer and motivational public speaker. In 2009, Don launched Jazz as its sole founder, eventually growing the company into a multi-millon dollar venture and one of the region’s fastest growing businesses. Included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of “100 Brilliant Companies,” Jazz has been widely heralded as an innovative, essential product for businesses that need to hire. Every day, thousands of employers trust Jazz's innovative approach to hiring, including some of the worlds fastest-growing companies and both 2012 presidential campaigns. Don is dedicated to inspiring young minds from all communities to not just work for great companies, but rather each to build their own great company. Most recently, he was a Regional Finalist for the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition, and Business Insider named him as one of the 25 most influential African-Americans in Technology.


  • 00:33

    HR Examiner Radio: Maia Josebachvili, VP, Strategy & People, Greenhouse.io

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    Maia has a decade of experience building teams at high-growth technology companies. She is currently VP of Strategy and People at Greenhouse.io, a software company and Recruiting Optimization platform. Maia is responsible for overseeing Internal Strategy, Recruiting, People Operations, Talent Management, and Employee Experience.

    Prior to Greenhouse, Maia founded Urban Escapes, a travel and events company that focused on creating ‘social adventures for young professionals.’ During her time as CEO she was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Top Entrepreneurs Under 30 Years Old.  She went on to sell Urban Escapes to LivingSocial, an Amazon-backed e-commerce company.  As part of the acquisition, Maia joined the LivingSocial team as GM of New Initiatives, where she built a team of 75 full-time and 700 part-time employees across the country.

  • 01:28

    02: Anthony Minaya, Entrepreneur & Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner

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    Episode 2 of Hustle Culture Podcast features Anthony Minaya, Millennial Entrepreneur and Speaker who shares his story from growing up as a youth, inspired by the rap-game, to branching out on his own. We’re also joined by Michael Stelzner, Founder of Social Examiner, who shares insight as to how he looks to book speakers for his podcast and annual conference as well as tips for up-and-coming talent looking to stand out.

    Follow Anthony: https://twitter.com/BringTheEnergy

    Blab with Anthony: https://blab.im/BringTheEnergy

    Follow Michael: https://twitter.com/Mike_Stelzner

    Blab with Michael: https://blab.im/Mike_Stelzner

    About us: Hustle Culture Podcast is where we highlight everyday entrepreneurs who are making a difference and share their story. Hosted by Carlos Gil and Tayo Rockson.

    Follow Carlos: http://www.twitter.com/CarlosGil83

    Follow Tayo: http://www.twitter.com/TayoRockson

    Blab with Carlos: http://blab.im/CarlosGil83

    Blab with Tayo: https://blab.im/TayoRockson1

    Want to see the next Hustle Culture Podcast LIVE? Join us every Saturday morning on Blab.im at 10am PST / 1pm EST

  • 00:31

    HR Examiner Radio: Lori Sylvia, Global Marketing, Smashfly

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    Lori is responsible for leading SmashFly’s global marketing and bringing best-practice marketing principles to the recruiting process. With 20 years in high-tech marketing, communications and strategy, she brings deep experience in creating demand for new product categories and growing startups into category leaders. Previously, Lori was Red Bend Software’s EVP of Marketing where she helped grow the company into the leader in mobile software management deployed in 2 billion smartphones. Prior to Red Bend, Lori ran marketing for General Dynamics’ $3 billion IT services division, and served in various senior marketing roles at venture-backed startups including Indus River Networks, which was acquired by Enterasys Networks in 2001.