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January Jones - Chess & Finances
The idea to use chess as a metaphor to illustrate financial concepts began when I listened to my kids’ chess coach teach them the philosophy of the game and I saw that he was using the same ideas that I used when speaking with clients.
We started examining how we could employ chess strategies, the very same ones that had propelled Susan Polar to championship status, to improve investment portfolios. We decided to begin the task of researching and writing Rich As A King.
On this episode, after reviewing some of the great and dangerous ideas of the week, host Kasaun Henry interviews Maurice Ashley, International Grandmaster of Chess.
Maurice Ashley made history as the first African-American International Grandmaster and translated his love of the game to others as a three-time national championship coach, two-time author, ESPN commentator, iPhone app designer, puzzle inventor, and motivational speaker. He is working as a Director’s Fellow at MIT to bring the benefits of chess and other classic games to a wider educational audience through the innovative use of technology.
Incredibly passionate about chess, Maurice is now helping to raise the stakes with the Millionaire Chess Open. For over 12 years, he had dreamt about hosting a tournament of this quality and calibre, and is thrilled to have finally realized this goal.
Maurice currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
I want to introduce you to Jawan Winns. A young man determined to shine his light on anyone person or group open to receive his gift. I met Jawan through a friend and found out that he CUSTOM makes Chess boards. Jawan Winns is also the videographer for a short film a acted in recently, so you already know he has more skills than just custom making Chess boards. I've welcomed Jawan Winns to Encore to showcase his boards and allow the community to come and play together. You can check out his work at https://twitter.com/chessmindfilms
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Pimpin Ken will be talking about his newest book "The Art Of Human Chess" : A Study Guide To Winning. Please Tune In and Share With Others!
TONIGHT WE HAVE A DOPE SHOW SET UP FOR ALL OF OUR LISTENERS
WE HAVE THE HOMIE CHESS(BRONX,NY) TO TALK ABOUT UFF, 2015 & MORE #CAKESUP
WE HAVE THE 2014 ULTIMATE FREESTYLE WINNER ON DECK : T-TOP(NORTH CAROLINA) @TOPBIZZY #PARKLYFE
& WE ALSO HAVE THE TwitterRapLeague(TRL) Roster calling up to spit their bars & promote their upcoming event!
"YOU CANT RETWEET RESPECT"
TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Friday, March, 27th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep. "Backlash in Diversity in TV roles & Why Black children should play Chess". Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/03/28/tiara-williams-of-the-reel-network--the-image-of-african-americans-in-the-media.
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Listen to “The African History Network Show” with host Michael Imhotep as we interview some of our top Scholars, Thursdays, 8pm-10pm EST at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com by phone, when we are LIVE at (914) 338-1375. Call in with your questions and comments. Archived episodes are available for you to listen and are also archived on www.Itunes.com.
Mind of Mansion Podcast Depth Perspective: Episode 97: Matt Kelley @fantasy_mansion is joined by Scott Smith @ScottSmith610 to discuss big prediction misses.
Josh Gordon's marijuana plant tattoo was a dead giveaway.
Trading for Sam Bradford was a necessary move for coach/GM Chip Kelly who recently raised the stakes by consolidating power.
Jordan Matthews is a massive upgrade over Danny Amendola, Chris Givens and Brandon Gibson.
Even a big LSU fan can miss on an Odell Beckham.
Odell Beckham and Mike Evans have the same catch radius.
Conceptualizing the Catch Radius metric.
Roy Helu to Oakland leaves one speechless.
Advanced metrics, prospect evaluations, and fantasy football information were provided by PlayerProfiler.com.
The history of chess spans some 1500 years. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century AD. From India, the game spread toPersia. When the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to Southern Europe. Join as we tackle the symbols, history and origin, do we really know what's happening during a game of chess?
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Young people, who grow up in an inner city environment tend not to think before they act or look before they leap. Yet, if critical thinking was to be applied before making a move, many of life's problems could be avoided.
The game of chess has been played for over 15,000 years. Many rulers, kings and queens have used the game of chess to practice ways to move forward in life. They knew that this game helps improve concentration, memory, planning skills and much more. Chess helps to enhance brain power and heighten the ability to develop thinking for improved decision making that leads to better life choices and outcomes.
In today's show, hear how Chess Tutor Asante helps young people equip themselves to deal with life's challenges through principles learned by playing chess. Also, get coached on how to identify Limiting Thinking and know exactly how to shift to an empowered state, using easy, yet practical techniques.
**Promotional Offer**: Any parents tuning into the show who would like their child/children to get involved in chess, will get their first session at the 'Mind Over Body Chess Academy' absolutely free!