• 00:56

    B Corp Series: Mike Brady CEO Greyston Bakery: Baking Brownies to Hire People

    in Culture

    While baking 30,000 lbs of delicious brownies on a daily basis seems like it should be enough, Greyston Bakery's unique Open Hiring is its hallmark and what it is best known for.

    Since its founding in 1982 by Zen Master Bernie Glassman, Greyston, the country’s leading social enterprise, has provided individuals in Southwest Yonkers, NY with employment, skills and resources to lift them out of poverty. Greyston’s unique combination of Open Hiring at the world famous Greyston Bakery and PathMaking services offer a roadmap to assist individuals and families in visualizing and realizing their paths to self-sufficiency. Its spiritually-rooted philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential.

    Greyston's open door hiring policy offers employment opportunities regardless of educational attainment, work history, or past social barriers, such as incarceration, homelessness or drug use. Greyston believes that employment is a first step in an individual’s path toward success.

    Mike Brady, President and CEO of Greyston Bakery, New York's first Benefit Corporation explains how it all works: anyone that comes to the front door of the bakery is given the chance to work, no questions asked. When a job becomes available the next person on our waiting list is given a job. Greyston provides them with resources, personal development tools and training in professional skills to give them the greatest chance for success in their new job. 

    The Voice of Leadership is proud to launch this B Corp Series: For People, Planet and Profit, and even more proud to give the first spot in this ongoing series to one of it's favorite brownies, er, organizations ... Greyston Bakery.

    Linda Lombardo hosts.

  • 01:03

    E2S Relationship Series: Which Came First-The Courting or The Dating?

    in Relationships

    Courtship - What's that? The media presents relationships as something to 'have' in order to be happy. On top of that, there are hundreds of ways to meet people on and offline. After the attraction, what comes next - courtship or dating? Are you wondering why your relationships never work out the way you plan?

    In part 2 of 3 series, join Debrah, Carolyn, Allen & Quinton as we define courtship & dating and why knowing the difference is vital piece to your relationship roadmap.

    Carolyn R. Owens is the Chairwoman and CEO of Infinity Coaching, Inc.  Infinity Coaching  provides keynote presentations, organizational training, career and life coaching that helps women up-level their skills so they can up-level their income. Her writing and quotes have been featured in Fox News Magazine Website, Huffington Post, B Woman Magazine, Legacy in the Making Magazine, and many other publications. She has also been featured in various videos including several with with world-renowned life coach Mary Morrisey. Learn more about Carolyn at www.infinitycoaching.net.

    Debrah Mathis is President/CEO of E2S Solutions Professional Coaching LLC in Dallas, Texas, a world-class, value-driven company. As a relationship management strategist, Debrah’s expertise also extends to facilitating change in complex relationships caused by a third party.

    Quinton Morgan is an Author, Speaker, Relationship Advocate and certified in wellness advisory and ballast management. His goal is to bring key relationship issues that are avoided and often not discussed to the forefront to  and aid in love, life and living. He teaches others unique yet powerful communication skills so that they can be a much better partner in their primary love relationship.

    Allen Bradley, advisor and entrepreneur.

  • 01:03

    Bert Martinez speaks w/ Tom Hopkins, Alan Parisse, Nikki Woods, Andrew Winston

    in Business

    Tom Hopkins carries the standard as a master sales trainer and is recognized as the world’s leading authority on selling techniques and salesmanship.Over 4 million people on five continents have attended Tom’s high-energy live seminars. Tom personally conducts 30+ seminars each year traveling throughout the world. He is is the author of 17 books, including “How to Master the Art of Selling™,” which has sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide. He has also authored three selling-skills books in the popular “…for Dummies®” series

    Alan Parisse the only person alive on the planet from the investment business who is both a Hall of Fame Speaker and a Top 21 Speaker. His unique approach to coaching presenters has netted him legions of loyal protegees who have made him the go-to expert in his field.  Let’s learn some presentation tips from a master

    Nikki Woods Media is a social media & personal branding corporation that specializes in providing the tools, support and platforms for transforming writers into published authors.  With more than 20 years of traditional media experience as a best-selling author, on-air personality and senior producer of the Tom Joyner Show, the most successful syndicated urban radio show in history, Woods has mastered Social Media as well reaching more than 10 million people daily

    Andrew Winston globally recognized expert on how companies can navigate and profit from humanity’s biggest challenges. His first book, Green to Gold, was the top-selling green business title of the last decade, selling over 100,000 copies, all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. His new book, The Big Pivot, provides a practical roadmap to help leaders build resilient, thriving companies and communities in a volatile world

  • 00:31

    CUTV News Radio spotlights Ida Shessel International

    in Training

    Markham, Ontario – So you’ve been asked to give a short talk or workshop. But once you’ve got your audience in the room, what do you do with them? How do you create an engaging, dynamic environment where you’re not just spraying the group with information and praying that it sticks?

    That’s how most talks, seminars and workshops are run. Ida Shessel knew there had to be a better way, a way to generate excitement and learning in the room. As the founder of Ida Shessel International and Rock the Room programs, Ida teaches experts and coaches how to engage, encourage and empower their audiences.

    “People don’t need you if all you’re providing them with is information,” says Ida. “They can get that in a lot of other places. They need your guidance, feedback, coaching and suggestions. They need you to help them learn. They want to know, ‘How is this relevant to me and how do I apply it?’”

    Ida’s clients are typically coaches and experts who are interested in making a greater impact on more people.

    “I’m teaching them how to create and lead an effective talk or workshop that gets people participating, learning, remembering, and implementing,” says Ida. “Instead of trying to prove that you’re knowledgeable, engage your audience with activities, questions and exercises.

    Ida offers her clients a roadmap based on how adults learn best and they can watch her model this approach from the very beginning.

    “My clients can expect me to practice what I preach,” says Ida. “Any workshop I host is going to be interactive and I’m going to be engaging people right from the start.”

    For more information on Rock the Room programs and Ida Shessel International, visit http://idashessel.com/

  • 00:07

    Handling employee resigning during a critical time period

    in Business

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    Join us every Tuesday at 9:00am ET - on the radio for a 5 minute discussion regarding a real-world situation that busy professional and entrepreneurs face every day. After the 5 minute discussion, the phone lines are open for some Q&A If you want more information, why don't we schedule an appointment, where I get to know more about your unique situation. And then I will be happy to make recommendations on what your best steps are moving forward. How does that sound?

    Hi, my name is Laura Rose. I am a speaker and author. I am an expert time and project management. I help busy professionals and entrepreneurs create effective systems so that they can comfortably delegate to others, be more profitable and have time to enjoy life even if they don't have time to learn new technology or train their staff. I have a knack for making big ideas into on time and profitable projects. Transforming the way you run your business into a business you love to run.

  • 00:54

    The Raw Rookie Roadmap with Sarah Blackwell

    in Health

    TWU Radio proudly presents Sarah Blackwell!  Sarah is the author of "The Raw Rookie Roadmap".  She is also a speaker and a health coach.  This show will touch on how she changed her lifestyle and healed her body after a bout with cervical cancer.  Sarah will show us a viable approach to incorporate raw, living foods into any type of diet and detail the wonderful benefits of juicing and green smoothies.  

  • 01:31

    The ANDREA SHEA KING SHOW - Charles C.W. Cooke

    in Politics Conservative

    Charles C.W. Cooke. The National Review writer's new book – THE CONSERVATARIAN MANIFESTO offers a game plan whereby Republicans might re-focus themselves through the light of Conservatarianism— a movement made up of members of the right who are fiscally conservative yet socially liberal. Here, Cooke offers a roadmap back to the founding principles that made the Republican Party great to begin with: fiscal responsibility, constitutional obedience, and controlled government spending.

    And... who's behind the leak?  

    Clinton insider Ed Klein believes Hillary Clinton’s email scandal may have been prompted by President Obama and ordered by top adviser Valerie Jarrett.

    In an interview Wednesday with the Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,” Klein said he’s not the only one who thinks that.

    More on the latest Clinton Drama.


  • 00:25

    Kara Ronin: Founder of Executive Impressions

    in Business

    Kara Ronin returns to chat about how she was able to grow her business, Executive Impressions, through guest posting.

    Kara has written guest posts for online media outlets like The Local France, Expatica France, Firepole Marketing,  Business Insider India and The Muse (formerly The Daily Muse), which was picked up by Time Inc. 

    She will explain how she got the opportunity to do guests posts and why anyone can grow their brand through guest posting even if they are a college student or an employee.

    Through the portal of Executive Impessions, Kara offers corporate, university, and online training programs focused on her fields of expertise: international business etiquette and executive leadership.

    She is also the author of an ebook called "The Ultimate Networking Roadmap: Rise Above Fear To Network With Confidence and Class."

    Website: www.executiveimpressions.com

    Twitter: @execimpressions


  • 00:31

    Self Introspection: The Journey From Back There to Right Here, Right Now

    in Self Help

    Today's show is all about healing and self-introspection.  Each of us has such an opportunity to engage in transformational development by seeing through self-limitation, recognizing the potential for further development, and becoming aware and connecting more deeply with the true Self.  Sometimes connecting deeply with who we are requires that we take a step back in order to take a step forward.  During Living Life Powerfully, we're going to take a step back--to acknowledge the roadmap you created from childhood to adult--then forward. The goal will be for you to begin the process of completing whatever happened so you can move forward more powerfully!  Healing old wounds can be a powerful process that allows you to let go of the past, heal from wounds and unresolved issues involving shame, guilt, and abuse, and emerge as a new YOU. 

  • 00:31

    BLT - Business Life Transitions with guest Barry Saltzman

    in Marketing

    This week's guest is Barry S Saltzman.

    Barry S Saltzman (CEO of Saltzman Enterprise Group) is a seasoned, “hands-on” executive with 30 years of experience in both public and private global companies.  Barry has held leadership positions for Global 100 Companies, Innovative Technology Companies, Industry Leading Distributors and Software Companies.  As CEO of Saltzman Enterprise Group,  Barry’s focus is on Helping Companies and Individuals reach their full potential.   To achieve this goal Barry focuses on thought leadership, culture, value creation and developing a simple roadmap to achieve sustainable success.   Barry is very active in the Chicago Market and serves on multiple boards. 

    Business Life Transitions is a radio show that talks about you and your business.  It will help you understand how to re-invent yourself, your business, and your life.

    Join Brian Basilico & Jan Marino every Monday Morning at 9am CST.

    Brian Basilico

    His best selling book, “It’s Not About You, It’s About Bacon! Relationship Marketing in a Social Media World!” simplifies the way social networking can help you grow your business.

    Recognized as one of the Top 40+ Digital Strategists in Marketing for 2014. 

    Jan Marino

    YOU are the product. YOU are valuable. YOU are on a mission and Jan can help guide you become even more successful.  She's the manager of the Linkedin Chicago group (87,000 members) and a business owner-High Gain Companies, Inc.

  • 01:01

    "Keys for Success Monday" Having a Business Plan

    in Family

    Why is a Business Plan Important?

    Nearly all business experts agree on one thing: the importance of drafting a business plan. Yet plenty of companies plunge into the competitive arena without a formal plan. A lot of new businesses are carried away and figure their passion and optimism are enough to build a successful company. Others say they were just too busy to develop a formal business plan. But operating without a plan can prove even more time-consuming in the long run.

    An opportunity to test out a new idea to see if it holds real promise of success

    A clear statement of your business mission and vision

    A set of values that can help you steer your business through times of trouble

    A blueprint you can use to focus your energy and keep your company on track

    Benchmarks you can use to track your performance and make midcourse corrections

    A clear-eyed analysis of your industry, including opportunities and threats

    A portrait of your potential customers and their buying behaviors

    A rundown of your major competitors and your strategies for facing them

    An honest assessment of your company’s strengths and weaknesses

    A roadmap and timetable for achieving your goals and objectives

    A description of the products and services you offer

    An explanation of your marketing strategies

    An analysis of your revenues, costs, and projected profits


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