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Many have gotten to know Jon Jon from the award-winning group Troop, but his love of music has been with him all his life. He makes his first appearance on Conversations LIVE to discuss his musical journey with host Cyrus Webb, what it was like to perform at this year's BET Awards, what he hopes fans learned about him and the group through TV One's UNSUNG episode and what inspired the cover of Luther Vandross' single NEVER TOO MUCH.
What does likability and leadership have in common? Are you likable? Are you a leader? Can being too likable become your ultimate leadership downfall? You will be surprised to know how likability and leadership work strategically in the best interest of one another. That is our focus on this edition of, “The Strategist Radio LIVE."
Gordon Tredgold of GordonTredgold.com presents "My Kind of Leader". What are the qualities that make up good leader, and what are the traits we like our leaders to have? If you want to be a good leader then why not emulate those traits?What are the qualities that make up good leader, and what are the traits we like our leaders to have. If you want to be a good leader then why not emulate those traits.
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Join Scott but that could as we try to complete the episode for today for the second time. This broadcast will be about 12 surefire ways to successfully become a better leader in every area of life. If we are to become good leaders we must understand some of the at most important types of human nature. If you are interested in coaching, please contact Scott at @poperception on twtter or firstname.lastname@example.org but we also have some exciting news of upcoming guests for the network.
Frederick Douglass Haynes, III, is a prophetic pastor, passionate leader, social activist, and eloquent orator and educator engaged in preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, fighting against racial injustice; committed to economic justice and empowerment in under-served communities and touching and transforming the lives of the disenfranchised. For 31 years, Dr. Haynes has served as a visionary and innovative senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Under his servant leadership, the ministry and membership have grown from less than 100 members in 1983 to over 12,000.
Dr. Haynes was born in Dallas, TX and grew up in San Francisco, California. He is the grandson and son of socially conscious and active pastors. He attended public schools in the Bay Area and was one of three valedictory speakers when he graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco. Haynes graduated, with honors, from Bishop College in 1982 with a B.A. degree in Religion and English. He earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2005, he earned a Doctorate in Ministry from the Graduate Theological Foundation where he was afforded the opportunity to study at Christ Church, Oxford University in Oxford England. His dissertation reflects his commitment to faith based social activism: To Turn The World Upside Down: Church Growth In A Church Committed to Social Justice.
Since Dr. Haynes accepted the call to become Senior Pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, the church has grown numerically and in ministry to the Dallas community and around the world. Friendship-West has moved three times under the leadership of Haynes in order to accommodate its growth. When Friendship-West moved to its' Kiest location, it moved to a community characterized by crime and violence.
QINAO Radio Show - The Lady Leader with Pastor BJ
Pastor BJ, “The Lady Leader” is a general in the kingdom and a gift to the body of Christ, she is sold out and has submitted life as unto the Lord.
She is the Pastor and Co-Founder of Vision of Life Ministries, Co-Founder of Vision Alliance Ministerial Institute, Founder and visionary of Women, and Executive Director of the WOP Network. She utilizes her communication skills by hosting Walking in Power Blog Talk Radio, as well as being the Executive Editor and founder of The Acts of Women of Power Magazine. She’s found on most social outlets.
As a Best-Selling Author, she utilizes the anointing upon her life to bless an international audience. Her unique and infectious humor displays her warm and inviting personality. Pastor BJ also writes a monthly blog-The Lady Is a Leader, and is a Luminary on the Inspire Me Today Network.
The thought leaders that emerged often strived for productivity, efficiency and, in turn, profits. Think of the massive, multinational, conglomerates that resulted. The focus was on producing more, bigger, better, faster and we succeeded. There is radical change in our midst. The age of abundant commodities is no more. The paradigm shift that we are experiencing today revolves around the need for sustainability and a greater use of the amazing technologies that people will continue to create but with a greater focus on the individual than at any point in history. There has never been a better time to become recognized as a thought leader. That is our focus on this edition of, “The Strategist Radio LIVE."
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Maggie Bain is a Relationship and Intimacy Specialist who covers all aspects of how to create rock solid relationships. As a radio host, she is known to approach often-taboo conversations with lightness and intensity, because she is unwilling to allow relationships to remain anything less than extraordinary for those who are willing to listen and take action.
On this episode Maggie will be talking with Dr. Lucille Farrell-Scott who is a best selling author committed to empowering men and women with purpose, passion, power, peace, and prosperity. She believes that nothing is more important or more precious than this moment in which you are living. There is a dance happening in your life right and she encourages you to take the lead. There is a stage before you she advises that you, walk slowly across it while enjoying the applause. There is a song to be sung that only you can sing, so sing it.
Anakha speaks, teaches and consults with leaders and organizations worldwide. Her clients include Intel, Nike, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle's Children Hospital, the Mindfulness as Medicine initiative, Save the Children and Parker Hannifin. She designed and co-authored the foundational curriculum for Intel’s corporate mindfulness program in 2011, then co-founded and launched Awake@Intel, a successful initiative to realize the potential of employee and corporate intelligence. She is currently launching a new business and program called Awake at Work -- a mindfulness based program to awaken creative genius and inspire a culture of engagement and excellence.
Patrick Gaston is President of the Western Union Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Western Union Company. In this position, he is responsible for the development of a global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Philanthropic strategy with impact throughout the globe. Since its inception in 2001, the Foundation has committed more than $86.9 million in grants and other giving to more than 2,627 nongovernmental organizations in more than 130 countries and territories, through a variety of grantmaking programs including:
Business Partner Engagements, enabling Western Union employees, Agents and others to pool funds for greater social and economic impact
Education, Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy and Economic development
Corporate/Community Employee Engagement
Before joining the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, Patrick Gaston was President of the Verizon Foundation, one of the 15 largest corporate foundations in America, overseeing an annual budget of $75 million and a corpus of approximately $600 million. He was responsible for philanthropic strategy, grant making and initiatives in the foundation's areas of education and literacy, family safety and health and employee volunteerism.
Patrick also serves on a number of national non-profit boards including the NAACP Board of Trustees, Intersections International, America's Charities, and The World Institute on Disability's Center on Economic Growth.
Patrick was raised in Haiti, Montreal, Canada and Boston, Massachusetts. He holds a B.A. in management from the University of Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University. Additionally, he earned an International Certificate in Business from Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Reims, France.
It seems there is a feeling in the market that the novelty around pitch competitions has worn off – that they are not worth the work, overall. New unreleased data from SXSW Interactive (SXSW) is proving this theory wrong in a big way.
At SXSW, startups have secured $1.7B in funding!
Chris Valentine, a leader of SXSW Interactive is in the house today to provide more insight into this and even give tips on how social startups can stand out in the application process.
About Chris Valentine
Event Manager Chris Valentine produces the SXSW Accelerator and SXSW V2Venture, an annual showcase of the web's newest startups and innovations; as well as SXSW Startup Village and SXSW Startup Austin, two programs that bring together and highlights the startup programming for SXSW Interactive Conference. Aside from SXSW, Chris is the Founder and CEO of Adeo InterActive, a full-service event production firm. Chris has produced many other events and /or programs for such clients as AARP, Turner Entertainment, Busby Foundation, Business Investment Growth and Engage Digital Media, to name a few. Chris has lived in Austin, Texas, since 1988.