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    The Fashion Chef … and Mediation 101… on Read My Lips Radio with Bonnie

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    READ MY LIPS is not your typical blah-blah canned interview. akaRadioRed engages guests in lively, unscripted conversations. Tune in and hear for yourself!


     


    Elinor Robin, PhD, author of The Professional Woman's Guide to Conflict Management, is a mediator and mediation trainer who helps people discover better ways to look at, respond to, and overcome their professional and personal conflicts. With wit, wisdom, and passion, Elinor has mediated thousands of disputes and developed a powerful method for analyzing and resolving the conflicts we face within our families, workplaces, and communities. Her innovative mediation training programs have prepared more than 12,000 professional mediators to handle diverse conflicts. Info: www.ElinorRobin.com.


     


    Meet Charlotte "The Fashion Chef" Neuville, author of STYLISH CAKES: The Extraordinary Confections of the Fashion Chef, a Harper Design book presenting more than 60 stylish, masterfully designed, delicious confections. Charlotte parlayed her successful 30-year fashion design career into her lifelong dream – a couture cake design business. After graduating from The French Culinary Institute in 2011 and interning with master cake designer Ron Ben-Israel, she opened her business a year later. The Fashion Chef has shown the culinary world that merging the pastry arts, fashion, and beauty can produce visually compelling and equally sumptuous creations. Info: www.thefashionchef.com.

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    Valentine's Special: Two Experts Are Here to Help! ... on Read My Lips Radio

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    Ready for lasting love – at last – this Valentine's Day? Tune in as akaRadioRed brings you expert insights from two sides of the relationship coin…
     


    Meet psychiatrist Susan Edelman, author of Be Your Own Brand of Sexy: A New Sexual Revolution for Women. Ladies: Is your chance at happiness being sabotaged by what you think you know about dating and love? Are you suffering from Fifty Shades of Confusion, misled by movies like Fifty Shades of Grey? Listening to her patients' deepest secrets has enabled Dr. Edelman to unlock the mystery of why women don’t get what they want from men. "The first sexual revolution didn’t result in happiness. Women are more confused than ever. It’s time to change the game."  www.beyourownbrandofsexy.com


     


    Meet Alan C. Fox, New York Times bestselling author of People Tools: 54 Strategies for Building Relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity. Alan will share the time-tested tools he’s developed and how he keeps his 30-year marriage happy and vital, including: How to be (not how to find) the right person. Why it’s always better to pay attention to your loved one’s actions, rather than their words. How a “Nonversation” can help avoid a fight, and may improve your relationship. How the 80% Solution can help your quest for the "perfect partner." People Tools is the distillation of Alan's experience in accounting, law, real estate, poetry, three marriages, and raising six children, two stepchildren, and one foster child. www.peopletoolsbook.com.

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    Was It "Meant To Be"? … All About "Big SocialMobile" on Read My Lips with Bonnie

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    Ever used [or heard] the terms "Bashert" or "Fate" or "Kismet" or "It was meant to be"? Mary Treacy O'Keefe, author of Meant-To-Be Moments: Discovering What We Are Called to Do and Be, helps people find meaning within these types of experiences. She will share inspirational real-life stories to help you live more fully using her four-step process: paying attention, reflecting, asking for guidance, and saying “yes” to events you believe are “meant to be.”  Info: www.marytreacyokeefe.com


     


    Time to brush-up on your technology knowledge! If you don't know how Big Data, Social Media and Mobile Technology influence our world, learn from David Giannetto, author of Big Social Mobile – How Digital Initiatives Can Reshape the Enterprise and Drive Business Results. A former Rutgers University MBA professor, David was named a thought-leader by the American Management Association [AMA], Business Finance Magazine and Consumer Goods Technology Magazine. As SVP of Salient Management Company, David helps today’s leading brands coordinate complex initiatives, technology and information to create tangible results. Whether or not you're in business, David's insights will be very interesting. Info: www.BigSocialMobile.com.


     

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    Mother's Day Special Plus Energy Reset for Busy People on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    In honor of Mother's Day 2015 next weekend, we'll introduce you to Julie Jensen, a mother of five who had to rethink her mothering approach after being diagnosed with a debilitating disease. Due to Julie's illness, spokesperson Micheline Green will appear on her behalf.  Topics include: Effective mothering, without getting out of bed.…How to raise self-reliant kids who make the make perfect choices every time. … Raise your kids with a desire to fail. …How to keep Martha Stewart from ruining your holidays.… Today's Moms' #1 complaint. Julie's book: The Essence of a Mother: Being Conscious of the Sacred Moments of Motherhood. www.pure-essence.org.


     


    If you're a busy professional who's also a parent and/or has an overextended lifestyle and jammed schedule, you're likely burning the candle at all ends. Tired of feeling burned out? Tune in for Dr. Tiffany Margolin's insights on how to reset your energy.  Dr. Tiffany has experienced the pressing issues businesspeople face as they struggle to succeed in career and at home. Through decades as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Integrative Health Practitioner, wife and mother, she discovered practical solutions that can help professionals have the energy they need for optimal productivity.  Her upcoming book: Energy Reset: Feel Like a Puppy at Any Age! Lessons Learned from the Animals. www.DrTiffanySpeaks.com


     

  • 01:01

    Guilt-Free Working Mom & 4 Keys to College Admissions Success … on Read My Lips

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    Do you feel overwhelmed juggling your responsibilities at work while raising your children? Meet Marci Fair, author of Tilt: Solutions to Be a Guilt-Free Working Mom, and a successful entrepreneur, charity founder, business owner, real estate professional, speaker, and mother of four. She is on a mission to help support corporations and organizations maximize productivity, maintain top talent, and boost morale while keeping employees healthy through creating systems to balance their personal and professional lives. Marci founded Kares 4 Kids, serving 18,000+ children since 2005. www.guiltfreemom.com.


     


    When the time comes to plan your child's college education, the pressure on YOU may seem daunting. Fear not. Pamela Donnelly, the Go-To Academic Expert and author of 4 Keys to College Admissions Success: Unlocking the Gate to the Right College for your Teen, wlll share how to get your teen into the college of their dreams without going crazy or broke. She covers the four magic ingredients for successful admission … Insider tips for parents to minimize financial stress and maximize savings for teens' college costs … What every parents needs to know about standardized testing's "death grip" on college admissions and what you can do to help your teen succeed … and more. www.pameladonnelly.com.

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    Mythbusting: Today's Teens and The Power of Positive Words on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    Are you your own worst enemy? Yes, if your negative words and thought patterns are defeating your dreams, says Jan Coverstone. Until halfway through high school, Jan was the "little guy" always last to be picked for sports teams. Understandably, he struggled with esteem issues and the damage caused by schoolmates' hurtful and destructive  words and actions. Fast forward to today: Jan offers first-hand advice on the power of positive words and the impact of martial arts training on youngsters. www.jancoverstone.com


     


    Are today's teens all selfie-obsessed? It's time to bust that myth, according to Karen D. Clawson, founder and executive director of the unique nonprofit K is for Kids Foundation, a grassroots effort driven by teens eager to prove themselves, achieve success and help their community. Joining Karen on today's show is Nedgie Paul, a top teen leader in K is for Kids, Co-Chair of its From the Heart Teen Fashion Show signature event, and co-creator of Operation: Outreach, a ladder-for-leaders program where teens create and manage projects to encourage younger children to read more, using entrepreneurial principles. Their motto: Climb Higher. Help Others. www.kisforkids.org

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    Transgender Minister … and The Grace Trail … on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    Meet Rizi Xavier Timane, a transgender minister, author, recording artist, and LGBT community advocate. His memoir, An Unspoken Compromise, shares his journey to self-acceptance as a trans man of faith. He writes for the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance blog, is a sought-after public speaker on the intersection of religion and LGBT civil rights, and holds a master’s in social work and PhD in Christian counseling. As the founder of Rizi Timane Ministries, he provides affirming spiritual support to people of all faiths, sexual orientations, and gender identities. He established an annual Transgender Surgery and Hormones Scholarship for Trans-persons who cannot afford surgery or hormone treatment for any reason.


     


    Is life making your "crazy"? Meet award-winning life coach Anne Barry Jolles, creator of the Grace Trail and author of the book of poems, "Find Your Footing: 5 steps to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and move toward the life you were meant to have."  Her poems are dedicated to "all the courageous survivors of life...whether it is a pink ribbon, a gold medallion, a purple heart or whatever your personal challenge may be...anyone who chooses to “walk off” their own personal war every day...back into possibility."  Anne has woven her own life lessons into the latest research and literature, sharing practical, heart warming, simple steps toward the life you deserve…one step at a time.


     

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    Financial Abundance & Remaining Ageless on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.]


    The youngest of 10 children, May McCarthy had to compete for attention. So, at age 6, she started a concession business and got her first lesson in “food inventory shrinkage” when her brothers ate her profits. Fast-forward: Since 1982, May has grown 6 profitable companies to as large as $100 million in annual revenues, and has worked for Fortune 500s such as Johnson & Johnson and Boeing. An angel investor and advisor to dozens of small and medium sized companies, May serves on the boards of business, philanthropic, arts, and educational organizations. Hear May's successful business development strategies that make work more profitable and fun. The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance.
     


    “Everyone wants to look and feel young, and these tools can help you achieve that naturally without negative side effects," says Lea London, creator of the Remain Ageless book and “Face and Neck Aerobics” DVD. She has worked in the health and beauty industry for over 30 years, starting out as a model for designers including Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Halston. Later, as the owner of the John Robert Powers School and Talent Agency, she taught modeling and self-improvement to men and women of all ages. Lea has also worked as a teacher and facilitator for loved ones of the mentally ill and currently handles the help line for National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. 

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    Hearing Loss: Fact vs Fiction & Meet A Radical Survivor on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.



    "Can't hear me? Got a banana in your ear?" If you remember this "joke" from when you were a kid, it's time to learn the truth about hearing loss, which is NOT a laughing matter for millions of people. According to Tim "The Hear Doctor" Frantz, MD, we typically begin to experience hearing loss as early as age 12. His book, Hearing Loss: Facts and Fiction: 7 Secrets to Better Hearing is an easy-to-read guide that busts myths about hearing health, testing and aid devices. Dr. Tim's experience and wisdom could help you and/or a loved one avoid the ramifications of poor hearing: relationship communication issues, lower earning power, social discomfort and more. www.TheHearDoc.com.


     


    Nancy Saltzman is a "Radical Survivor" who beat cancer twice, and learned to live and love again after her husband and two sons perished in a small plane crash. Nancy wisely advises, "How you respond to loss will define you as a survivor or a victim." Learn her 3 techniques to help ensure you survive. Wondering how to express your condolences to help someone through a loss? Nancy says, "Make lasagna or at least write a condolence letter." She will also differentiate between the grief of a widow vs. a divorcée, and how to offer appropriate support to each. Her book is Radical Survivor: One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy. www.nancysaltzman.com

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    What A Woman Really Wants and Steel Magnolias Meets The Help: Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    What A Woman Really Wants But Doesn't Ask For…


    Karen Brody, Love and Intimacy Expert and Coach, is the author of “OPEN HER: Activate 7 Masculine Powers to Arouse Your Woman’s Love & Desire". Karen teaches men how to give a woman what she craves sexually and emotionally, based on her 14 years of coaching and studying thousands of men and their romantic/sexual challenges. Her 7 Powerful Keys – for overcoming the obstacles almost all men experience with women – go beyond the advice in men's magazines and health websites. http://loveandintimacycoach.com


     


    Steel Magnolias Meets The Help … Old Love Has No Expiration Date


    Prissy Elrod, a Southerner and author of Far Outside The Ordinary, searched for help in unimagined places when her beloved 50-year-old husband was given less than a year to live. After trying Western and Eastern treatments without success, including medicine men and an FDA-indicted doctor, she moved caregivers from different cultures into her home to support her husband's end-of-life. But there is a happy ending, when Prissy's high school boyfriend reappears. www.prissyelrod.com


     

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    Mythbusting: How to Get You and Your Business Healthy...on Read My Lips Radio

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    READ MY LIPS' akaRadioRed goes beyond the typical blah-blah-yada-yada canned interview, engaging multiple guests in spontaneous conversations.


     


    If your business brand is not being seen, heard, or found by your target audience in today’s tech-driven world, tune in to hear advice from Kevin Neff. This consultant and marketing maverick believes it's time to replace business and marketing nonsense with commonsense. Kevin says, "Old school should be the 'new school' in business school. The customer you already have is more valuable than the one you don’t." Kevin is the author of Got One or Get One? The Business Lie That Is Keeping You Broke! and co-author of The Secret To Winning Big with Brian Tracy in 2012. Info: www.KevinMakesSense.com


     


    Frustrated by your own out-of-control eating and/or smoking? Are lifestyle and work stresses holding you back from being your best self? Do you avoid the gym like the plague? Meet Carol Phillips, author of 52 Simple Ways to Health. A health and wellness expert who has been helping thousands improve their health for 25 years, Carol will share tips, tricks and techniques so you can… Eat more and still lose weight starting today. Lower your blood pressure and smile again. Fall in love with exercise. Info: www.HealthDesignNH.com