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  • 00:53

    Is Google About to Slap Your Site? and...Referrals Made Easy And Automatic

    in Business

    (learn more about the coming Google algorithm change- check out Karen's site here: http://autopilotonlinesuccess.com/)


    Segment one of Heath's show asks the question:

    Are you about to experience a big, fat "Google slap?"  

    Silicon Valley web designer and developer Karen Sielski says, "Yes.. unless your website is mobile friendly."  

    Many business owners could see the website rankings they've worked so hard to achieve tank overnight. Google  has decided to penalize those sites it deems unfriendly to smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.  This could have a devastating effect, especially on those who sell their wares online or who rely on search to drive customers to their businesses.

    Karen will also discuss the importance of creating sites that are aesthetically pleasing AND track well in search, and how to have sites that look like they cost THOUSANDS, while only spending HUNDREDS.

    What is the #1 Complaint of Business Customers?... Feeling as if businesses don't really care about them...

    Part 2 of the show continues our theme of personalizing the digital age- automating without losing that human touch.  Heath welcomes Carl Maerz, COO of the innovative referral automation company Rocket Referrals.  Carl will talk about why database marketing is so critical to achieve success in your business, and how you can automate the process without losing your humanity.  

    Letting your clients know how different you are by showing your genuine concern is the first step in creating a referral process that really works.





  • 2 Guys a Girl and a T-Shirt

    in Business

    We welcome back to the show Andrea Bommarito from ZSK Embroidery Equipment to join Terry and Aaron in a discussion about the ISS Long Beach show, Rhinestones, Embroidery and all things decorating and personalizing. Will be a fun and lively conversation and we will see if Aaron can get a word in edgewise.

    Aaron and Terry will also bring you details on things you want to discuss. Join the conversation at our Facebook or Google + Page or even hit us up on Twitter. Tell us about what you have going on in your business!

    Also don't forget to join us live via the online chat below during the LIVE show.

  • 00:44

    Toward Personalizing treatment for depression

    in Psychology

    Speakers: Patrick J. McGrath M.D., Co-Director of the Depression Evaluation Service at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center and Maria Oquendo M.D. Vice Chair for Education & Training and Director of Psychiatric Residency Program at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center

    Description: Dr. Patrick J. McGrath and Dr. Maria Oquendo will discuss what we have learned so far in efforts to tailor treatment for depression to the needs of individual patients, and a current research project aiming to enhance this in the future.  They will address how the efficacy of current treatments is limited by doctors’ inability to predict in advance which person will respond to which treatment and the necessity of relying on “trial-and-error” in selecting treatments for mood disorders.  They will discuss a new study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health using cutting-edge brain imaging and other biologic testing to enable selecting the best treatment for an individual at the outset of treatment.

    Contact Information: For more information on obtaining treatment by participating in a research study, please visit the Depression Evaluation Service website at www.depression-nyc.org or call us at 646 774-8000. To listen to any of our previous shows on topics such as substance abuse or child and adolescent mental health go to blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatynyspi


  • 00:30

    The Role of Personality in Productivity

    in Business

    If you've been around for even just a short time, you know that I have a totally different approach when in come to time. I operate from that point in everything that I do. For years I have seen that personality plays a direct role in effective productivity. You might have never guessed, but it certainly does. There are various components to the puzzle and they have to be explored when it comes to creating a way and systems around getting things done.

    During this broadcast I'm going to talk about your personality's role when it comes to your productivity.  We'll discuss a couple of the pieces that come together to form the foundation that can be used to build personalized productivity solutions. You can't have the level of productivity that you're looking for without considering how who you are factors into this thing called time.

  • 00:56

    Weight Loss: Psychology or Physiology?

    in Business

    Wellness is key to productivity and success in all areas of our lives. Caring for our physiological well being addresses the four elements of Championship Psychology as defined in my program. Today we focus on those elements of Championship Psychology by marrying the concepts of spiritual and emotional balance with successful weight loss.

    Most people think losing weight is pure physiology but it is primarily psychology.  The percentage of people with genetic predispositions or physiological abnormalities that prevent them from losing weight is actually low. Largely it is an internal, unconscious roadblock that prevents sustained weight loss. Permanent weight loss, or any other kind of life change is centered on transformation. Long-term weight loss calls for acceptance to changes in your life.

    Guest Bio: Shiela Leaming

    This week’s show features guest Shiela Leaming, founder of Workouts for Spirit ™. Shiela is a National Association of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and a Spiritually Based Weight Loss Strategist. For over 20 years, Shiela has counseled clients on their spiritual lives, and found success combining these skills with her personal training background to meet long-term weight loss goals.

    Her unique weight loss system highlights spiritual and emotional balance as an essential tool to achieve the results you want. In the Workouts for Spirit ™ system Shiela guides her clients through an inner journey while customizing a weight loss system that will yield the best results.

    Shiela’s technique includes fitness and nutrition assessments, mentoring through your journey of self-discovery, weekly phone guidance, positive hypnosis recordings and email support throughout. 

  • 00:59

    Finding Our Slaves with Konnetta Simons Alexander

    in History

    If you only know the name of a grandparent, then how do you go back three or four generations to find their slave ancestors?

    Konnetta Alexander shares touching stories of finding her slave ancestors going back three and four generations.  With inspiration from journal entries of an Antebellum, slave account book written by slaveholder Daniel Graham, the lives of unrelated slaves provides documentation of slave life from which Konnetta uses as her guidebook to find and document slaves.  While making national presentations about the life of Matila Graham, house slave, Konnetta tells the story of every house slave!  Calling out the last names of her slave ancestors:  Clark, Miller, Moorman, Peay, Prince, Quinn and Ramsey. Join in as discoveries unfold in Finding Our Slaves.

    With 20+ years of genealogy digging, Konnetta has three projects: researching family, transcribing and making public excerpts of the slave journal, and performing interpretative presentations about the lives of Free Persons of Color and Slaves.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, is an annual participant of MAAGI (Mid-Western African American Genealogy Institute), and member of several historical societies.  The focus of Konnetta’s genealogy research is finding, documenting and personalizing slaves, whether family nor not.






  • 01:49

    Urban Therapy with Sun #93 Birthday Shout Out+Having Money But Doing Broke Thing

    in Lifestyle

    I'm turning 44 today (Actually it will be the day before but ya know) and we've had such serious shows lately that I think that it's time to have a little fun and talk about some of the things we do or used to do that might make us laugh a little bit at our financial situations past and present.
    Have you ever done something that broke people do even though you have or have had money? It could be because you were broke at a time in your life growing up or just because you believe in saving money. It's still funny.

    Here's some examples. Let me know if any of them sound like you.

    Standing in line for free cheese even though you weren't on welfare.

    Saving plastic Grocery store bags and using those bags for trash can liners or for putting out trash or for freezer storage.

    Applying for food stamps even though you know you won't be approved or buying them from someone else.

    Buying boxes of birthday cards to be used for random birthdays instead of personalizing cards individually.

    Letting bills pile up until you get your income tax return

    Using duct tape to fix stuff that duct tape is not supposed to be used for like fixing plumbing or car repairs.

    Never filling up your gas tank.

    Get it? You know there's more so let's here your Urban survival techniques and give your man sun752 AKA Omarr a birthday shout out while you're at it. What? I thought we was cool?!

  • 00:53

    Small Changes Big Shifts: A Good Night's Sleep Makes All the Difference

    in Health

    On Small Changes Big Shifts, Host Dr. Michelle Robin is joined by Dr. Jyotsna Sahni, a sleep specialist and expert in preventative care, and women’s health and holistic medicine.
    Dr. Sahni is the co-author of "A Happy Health You", a book illuminating a woman's best course of action once she hits thirty-five. She has also written a chapter on Sleep Disturbance for a medical text book, co-authored a book chapter on Women's Health, written an article on Personalizing Hormone Replacement Therapy for Healthy Aging magazine, and has had articles published in medical journals on menopause, cancer and end of life issues.

    for more information on Host Dr. Michelle Robin, go online to:  www.yourwellnessconnection.com/


  • 00:43


    in Education


  • 01:06

    Karen Song, CEO, Stylematic, Hot Fashion Tech Startup

    in Business

    Karen Song is CEO of hot fashion-tech startup, STYLEMATIC, a fun and addictive mobile app that delivers style recommendations and instantly complements user preferences. The app leverages its user base to provide a global, crowd-sourced perspective for personalizing fashion recommendations.

    “I am inspired by beauty and constantly strive to capture it. Although the quest to be beautiful could easily be misconstrued as vanity, I believe that expression of one’s truest essence is a very uplifting and positive experience. There’s something delightful about discovering a beautiful dress or handbag in the store and making it your own by wearing it. I created STYLEMATIC to provide users with a fun supportive environment for seeking fashion advice and expressing their own personal style”, shares Karen Song, CEO and founder of STYLEMATIC.


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  • 01:02

    personal empowerment

    in Spirituality

    Today Jean Maurie and Maggie Lukowski are excited to talk to Diahanna White from Insights for Wellness, http://www.insightsforwellness.com/our-services/
    a healing center.   Diahanna will talk with us about her work the John of God, Crystal Healing Lights Therapy and her healing center.  
    The Crystal Healing Therapy gained national recognition when Oprah Winfrey recently interviewed John of God in Brazil for her “Next Chapter” series and after she interviewed Wayne Dyer about his experience with John of God. John of God is a world-renown spiritual healer from Abadiania, Brazil. He allows a specific group of highly evolved spirits or “entities” to take over his body and perform miraculous healings while he is completely unconscious of what is happening.
    In June 2012, Diahanna was selected to own a John of God Crystal Healing Bed with the intention of sharing its healing properties with all who are called to the experience. Crystal Healing Beds have only been allowed out of Brazil for the past couple of years, and only to selected appointed individuals.
    she established Insights for Wellness, a wonderful healing center specializing in Guided Imagery and Hypnosis. Individual and group sessions are offered for a wide variety of conditions. Diahanna specializes in personalizing programs to best assist growth and promote optimum health and success.