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  • 00:43

    The Power of Compassionate Communication

    in Women

    Ever wonder how you'll ever handle those difficult conversations that are so hard to face - with love and understanding? It is possible. Even if you consider yourself intellegent and aware, when those difficult conversations happen, you might become shy, uncomfortable with speaking, unable to get in touch with the words that express how you really feel, afraid of critical judgments, not know how to go deeper, or, be more present in your listening. This class will help you to bring your capacity to communicate to the next level of integration with who you feel yourself to be. It's also for you if you know that you are just not quite showing up, for whatever reason, in your relationships in a way that reflects the values of love and compassion that are an essential part of your spiritual orientation. In this free weekly class you will learn the basics of Compassionate Communication and bring love into those challenging conversations. And...you can participate from where ever you are! 


    To familiarize yourself with compassionate communication you can claim your free MP3 five intro talks gift at: http://www.womeninfullbloom.com/freegift/

  • 00:25

    Compassionate Capitalist: Saving Taxes as an Angel Investor.

    in Business

    Karen Rands, Hosts the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show.  Topics are relevant to investors and entrepreneurs that are passionate about bringing innovation to the market and creating wealth.


    At long last the Federal and State Governments have realized that most job creation comes from small to medium companies that bring innovation to the market and grow into bigger companies.   And, that the primary source of capital to start and grow those businesses are private investors...not the local bank.   To provide an incentive to the very wealthy to "give back" to their local enconomy by investing in local businesses that can create jobs through bringing innovation to the market---ie Compassionate Capitalism --- they have created tax credit and tax incentives.  


    This segment will review the various options that investors have to reduce their tax basis by investing in companies that have not yet gone public.   Investing in companes with tax credits associated with them has two wins...reduced taxes during the investment, and big return at the point of sale of the equity to a public market or another company.


    Are you an investor that is tired of the volatility and unpredictability of the stock market? Are you frustrated that you have little influence to affect the management or operation of that public company? Have you realized that the public stock market is actually pretty risky and the overall return on investment isn't that great?  Then learning how to invest in private companies, purchasing shares in a company before it goes public, while the valuation is still low, could be the wealth creation strategy for you.   Tune in to learn how to join the world of compassionate capitalism.

  • 00:59

    MIRACLE MANIFESTING MONDAYS - Vegan, Compassionate Farming, Health

    in Spirituality

    So many people are needlessly sick.  So much land is wasted on growing food for animals that are then killed, bringing the energy of fear and death into the very food that carnivores eat.  Even plant-based diets can be negativized if people growing the food are angry, resentful, and the like.


    What's a person to do?  Definitely, eat more vegan, vegetarian, seed food!  Bless it!


    Learn more here......

  • 01:00

    Compassionate Care

    in Caregiving

      ‘Life is a Sacred Journey’ - ‘Compassionate Care’


    February 27, 2014 5 pm


    Micheal and her guests discuss 'End of life.'


    Lael Duncan, MD is the Medical Director of Consulting Services for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, a statewide partnership dedicated to the advancement of palliative medicine and patient centered end-of-life care.


    Stephen Jenkinson will discuss  ‘Grief Walker’ - a Canadian documentary film and poetic portrait of his work with dying people. Grief Walker is a ‘film about the redemptive power of the deep love for life, when life glimpses its end.’


    Join us on Thursday February 27, 2014 at 5 pm. Call us at (949) 270-5908 to join in the discussion.

  • 00:29

    Compassionate Capital Show - the World is Flat and that means Competition

    in Business

    Karen Rands returns with her Compassionate Capitalist radio show to discuss how a global market impacts entrepreneurs & investors when it comes to predicting the success of an early stage company.    The best selling book "The World is Flat" by Thomas Friedman, set forth the premise that business leaders should view the world as a level playing field in terms of commerce, where all competitors have an equal opportunity.  Although books is a decade old, the idea is relevant in todays world just as much back then. 


    In this episode, Karen will explore what this means to entrepreneurs and investors when it comes to launching and growing a company.   The ying/yang of a "flat world" is competition & collaboration.  When it comes to bringing innovation to market it is easy to think that a company has "no competition".   This is rarely the case.   The competition may be indirect, shifting the staus quo, or simply in another part of the world that neither the entrepreneur or investor knows about.  Not anticipating the existence of competition creates a false sense of safety.  Likewise, identifying potential collaboration partners can strengthen a company before they are faced with direct competition to remain in a place of dominance. 


     

  • 00:37

    The Compassionate Capitalist's Outlook for 2013

    in Business

    Karen Rands, as a micro-economist, entrepreneur advisor, investor educator, cross-country networker and business pivot master, will share her reflections on 2012 and outlook for 2013. 
    - Entrepreneur Trends
    - Angel Investor Expectations
    - Economic Policy Analysis
    - Reflections of a Compassionate Capitalist
    Lines will be open to ask questions and express your opinions as well.
    Join the revolution--- Come Run with the BIG Dogs.
    http://facebook.com/BusinessInvestorGrow
    Discover the Access to Capital System at:
    http://LaunchFundingNetwork.com
    "Principle of the Game" is an original song and score by Karen Rands' daughter Shelby Bock.  Shelby is singing and playing this song.  It was recorded when she was 12, June 2012.

  • 00:31

    Compassionate Capitalist - Angel Investing when you don't have Cash

    in Business

    Often we hear investors say "That company has real potential.  I wish I had the cash to invest. My money is tied up in....".


    If they are high net worth and have been making the income that would qualify them as an angel investor, they likely have built up a portfolio that is worth over a million dollars.   The problem is that the portfolio is likely tied up in investment products that are not liquid or are somewhat illiquid because selling that product would decrease their return on that investment, incur a negative tax event, or a penalty for early withdrawel.   Furthermore, their financial advisors are discouraged by FINRA and the Broker that holds their license from discussing early stage private equity investments as part of a portfolio diversification strategy for wealth creation. So naturally, they wouldn't talk to that motivated investor about other means to make the private investment. 


    We will do just that in this broadcast.


    Karen Rands, Host of the Compassionate Capitalist show, will explore two ways to make investments into private companies when an investor doesn't have cash on hand but has ample accumulated wealth.


    1.  Self- Directed IRA


    2.  Portfolio Margin Loan


    To get more info on this topic, visit the My Virtual Angel World Blog: http://bit.ly/MVAW-cash


    To sign up for all announcements, news and excerpts of the Inside Secrets to Angel Investing, visit the National Network of Angel Investors member site: http://bit.ly/nnoai


    Join us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NNOAI


    and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenationalangelinvestornetwork


    To connect with Karen, visit: http://launchfn.com/contact.html

  • 00:40

    Using Compassionate Communications in Conflict

    in Relationships

    Andy Friend, a member of the core team of the San Antonio Peace Center  will share the work of the Peace Center , as well as insights around the tool of Compassionate Communication. He will also share some tips and strategies for approaching conflicts from a compassionate perspective, for the month of compassion! He will also answer questions via live call-in, and chat, about how to provide empathy in specific situations. You won't want to miss it!


    Andy Friend started his career in the Peace Corps, working in Central America. After that, he worked in community development in northern California and decided to become a certified life coach. For the past 5 years, he has shared compassionate communication with groups of social workers, psychologists, the US Military, teachers, and students in Mexico and the US, giving conferences and workshops in English and Spanish. Currently, he is living in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, a Mexican therapist, and they are both involved in compassion, art, dance and therapy activities in San Antonio.

  • Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show - Why Does a High Net Worth person Invest

    in Business

    This segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show will explore the factors that motivate a High Net Worth person to invest in a private company.   During this half your show, you will learn about the emotional and psychological triggers that can cause an investor to invest by purchasing a portion of a private company or to reject the opportunity. 


    Entrepreneurs will benefit by understanding what the motivations are and therefore what they need to do or change to increase their odds of attracting investment. 


    Investors will benefit by understanding their emotional triggers and balancing those motivators with objective critieria to help decrease the likelihood of making too risky of an investment. 


    Karen Rands has worked with entrepreneurs regarding attracting capital for over a decade.  She has spent countless hours with investors discussing what caused them to invest and what did they learn from the investments that made money and those that did not.  She will share some of those insights during this show. 


    To connect with Karen and to sign up for valuable insights and information specific to entrepreneurs and investors, you can contact here at LAUNCHfn.com 


    You may also enjoy her blogs:


    http://MyVirtualAngelWorld.com
    http://EntrepreneurBlogSpace.com 


    Join her on https://twitter.com/karen_rands

  • 00:23

    "Compassionate Detachment" - How This Has Helped Animals (and People)

    in Self Help

    One of the key components to successfully working with animals is something called "compassionate detachment."


    Join Animaleze founder, Susanne Peach, as she explains why everyone should be aware of "compassionate detachment," whether you are a practitoner or just working on your own animals.  She'll explain what can happen when it's not in use, as well as how to engage it for faster results and a deeper relationship with your companimal.  (Companimal = Companion + Animal.)


    Tip--this is a great tool when working with humans, too, and can bring better results without more work.

  • 01:00

    Three Types of Readers: Compassionate, Straightforward, & Inspirational

    in Spirituality

    This week we will discuss the three primary styles of psychic readings. Each has a different approach to both energy and the momentum of the future. Join the live discussion wht StarzJames & StarzDragonspirit while we discuss the various types on Mon Feb 9, 2015 from 7-8pm est


    Call in to join the conversation here: 1-347-838-9736


    A psychic that has an inspirational outlook will likely look more at the positive side of the situation, and the desired outcome. This type of reading is focused more on what is possible rather than the current momentum. This type of reader will likely provide suggestions from Spirit that will help an individual attain their highest good.


    A psychic with a compassionate style of reading will likely use an empathic gift to see where the current underlining energy is taking an individual. This type of reading normally consists of an overview of where an individual's momentum is taking them, and offer suggestions related to the underlining emotion that is influencing the situation. Such emotions are fear, anxiety, love, positive attitude, etc. This type of psychic normally has suggestions related specifically to the underlining energy of a situation, but has a neutral perspective when it comes.


    The third style of psychic reading is the straightforward method. This type of psychic approaches a reading with a completely neutral attitude. They look at the current momentum of a situation, but it is very unlikely for this type of psychic to mention remedies or suggestions.


    Mini readings in chat room, on the show page during live broadcast only.

    Be sure to Keep Reaching For The StarZ For guidance.
    http://www.starzpsychics.com/