• 01:01

    Freda Mwamba Brazle

    in Current Events

    Freda Mwamba Brazle is the founder of Zambians Promoting Leadership in America which was birthed out of a sense to apply what she had learned about community, responsibility and service. Through ZPLA Freda has organized a memorable event for Zambia's 50th Golden Jubilee in Atlanta which will bring together a network of like minded people.


    Freda's leadership skills have evolved from The Coca-Cola Company, General Electric, Arthur Andersen Consulting, Bank of America and WellPoint where she has held various executive roles. She sat on the Boards of AID Atlanta and the YWCA, and is currently on the Board for Peak Performance Basketball. She is our featured guest on PERSPECTIVES to discuss her vision in planning Zambia's 50th independence events and how this will help promote leadership among Zambians in America

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  • 01:01

    Harlan Dolgin, Bio-Defense Network

    in Current Events

    Our guest this morning is Harlan Dolgin of the Bio-Defense Network


    Harlan has been a Certified Business Continuity Professional since 2003, with more than 15 years’ experience in the areas of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management and Pandemic Preparedness.


    He is currently Co-Owner of the Bio-Defense Network, a firm specializing in pandemic and bioterrorism preparedness for public and private sector organizations.


    He has also worked in BC/DR at Thomson Reuters, US Bank, and WellPoint.


    Harlan is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Community Health at St. Louis University, teaching Business Continuity Management and Pandemic Planning.


    In 2006, Dolgin was Founder and Co-Chair of PandemicPrep.Org, a not-for-profit organization working to prepare the St. Louis region for the next pandemic.


    PandemicPrep.Org is the nation’s leading grassroots pandemic planning organization and a trusted partner with FEMA, HHS, Department of Homeland Security and OSHA.


    Prior to his business continuity and disaster recovery career, Mr. Dolgin practiced civil and trial law for eight years.


    He has maintained his law license with the State of Missouri since 1986.


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  • 00:18

    COMMUNICATE: Talking Your Walk to Influence and Inspire (Chapter 6)

    in Entrepreneur

    Libby Gill Presents MINDSHARE RADIO


    Join Libby each week when she interviews business leaders, bestselling authors, and idea generators on innovative topics straight from the pages of her latest book "Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow: The Art and Science of Building Brands."


    Featured Episode


    COMMUNICATE: Talking Your Walk to Influence and Inspire


    Like the old "location, location, location" maxim from the world of real estate, many leaders cite "communication, communication, communication" as the key to successful organizations. But how exactly does an individual or company create and maintain an effective communication process?


    In our Innovators Interview, Libby talks with Heather Rim, vice president of Global Corporate Communications for Avery Dennison Corporation. Heather joined Avery Dennison in 2010 working on internal communications and is now responsible for the strategic direction and management of all aspects of corporate communications for the company. Before joining Avery Dennison, Heather was VP of Communications for the Disney ABC Television Group, and before that she worked in marketing and communications for WellPoint and Countrywide.


    In our final segment, Q from U, Libby answers a listener question from an executive who wants to know how to embark on a job search without her boss finding out.


    Upcoming Episode


    Contribution: If Not You, Who?


    Even if you don't work for a triple bottom line business - specifically dedicated to people, planet, and profit - you can still make a difference in your community, get your workforce engaged, and give your brand a boost all at the same time. Find out how you can make a contribution as an individual or as part of an organization right now.


     

  • 00:14

    Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee promotes Triple Play

    in Lifestyle

    Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee joins Life Lessons to discuss her role in a fitness competition- Triple Play. This is a family challenge that aims to get families to work out together, improve their diets, and focus on their family relationships. 


    Jackie joins five finalist families in the last leg of the competition. 


    This Life Lessons Show and Triple Play, are sponsored by Coca Cola, Boys and Girls Club of America and supported by The Wellpoint Foundation. 


    Life Lessons is presented by The Transformed Traveler Foundation where the vision is for travel to change you. 


     

  • 00:58

    One Small Step Can Change Your Life - The Kaizen Way

    in Psychology

    Dr. Robert Maurer is the author of One Small Step Can Change Your Life – The Kaizen Way. People know that the most lasting change occurs with baby steps, but most likely you don’t know why, which is what we will be discussing today. As the Director of Behavioral Sciences for Providence Family Medicine and a faculty member with the University of Washington School of Medicine, Dr. Maurer has studied how individuals, families, and organizations sustain their excellence in health, relationship, and work. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine.   He has served as a consultant to Walt Disney Studios, the US Air force, Costco, Wellpoint, American Express, Four Seasons Hotels, PricewaterhouseCooper, Make-A-Wish, and Habitat for Humanity. Dr. Maurer has appeared on ABC’s 20/20 in connection with his work on conflict resolution. A Los Angeles Times article profiled Dr. Maurer’s seminars on creativity. His book on creativity and change, One Small Step can Change Your Life was published in the fall of 2004 and is now in fourteen languages. He recently published a second book, The Spirit of Kaizen. Dr. Maurer is the founder of The Science of Excellence, a consulting firm.   http://www.scienceofexcellence.com

  • 00:39

    Is The Time Right for Private Exchanges?

    in Health

    One of the side benefits of the Affordable Care Act is opportunities seen by many to alter how employee benefits are offered.
    This episode of CoHealth Checkup focuses on private benefits exchanges. A number of these exchanges are not limited to health insurance but, instead, include a wider array of employee benefits such as dental, vision, life and disability insurance. (Think cafeteria plans on steroids.)
    We will be joined in this live show by Tracie Foster and Mark Moksnes from WellPoint's specialty business and Kevin Kickhaefer from Bloom Health to discuss how they envision private exchanges.

  • 02:02

    Walker's funders

    in Current Events

    Walker's funders: Koch Industries, health insurer WellPoint, Walmart, and AT&T. The Republican Governors Association, a corporate-funded political juggernaut that helps elect GOP governors, spent $5 million on Walker's behalf as well.

  • 00:06

    NCS 9/12/11

    in Technology

    Hackers turned to Twitter to wreak havoc during preparations for the 9/11 ceremonies this weekend.  They allegedly hacked into the NBC News account and posted false messages about a new attack on New York’s ground zero.
    It beat out some of the top thinkers in the world at Jeopardy.  Now, IBM’s Watson computer has a pretty neat job to add to its resume.   The company will work with WellPoint to bring Watson technology to the healthcare sector.
    The cyber world isn’t just about hacking into other people’s computers and shutting down networks.  It can actually be used for very good causes like finding a long lost son.  Thanks to Facebook, Kattia Liebers was reunited with her 17 –year- old son after he was taken from her 12 years ago.
    Also, make sure you check out the job of the day!

  • 00:18

    Military Friendly Businesses

    in Military

    Now that you are in the civilian job market, while doing your job search be sure to tell everyone you that you are a military veteran.  You paid a price and you should not be reluctant to mention you are a veteran.  You gained skills that are proven effective.  Make a lise of your military learned skills. You need to transfer those military skills to civilian jobs.  Click here for help transferring those skills. Click here for list of veteran job sites that provide special assistance to veterans in job search. Below is a list of businesses that are military friendly employers. This list is from just one site.
    JMark
    Solazyme
    WellPoint
    Johnson & Johnson
    HRJ International
    Kratos
    JKHILL
    INL Idaho National Laboratory
    Trabus
    Roto Rooter
    Baltimore County Maryland
    Merchants Auto Group
    SRC
    Fashion Institute of Technology
    IAVA Iraq and AFGHANISTAN VoA
    Mount Sinai
    Satcon
    Heartland
    Partners Consulting Services
    Honeywell
    LyondellBasell
    Texas Children's Hospital
    Waste Management
    Hewlett-Packard
    ATT

  • 00:31

    Nice Teams Finish Last

    in Management

    Why being nice destroys team performance, and what to do about it -- and other provocative insights from teamwork expert and bestselling author Brian Cole Miller.

    Brian Cole Miller is a team-builder, facilitator, and management-trainer with a master’s degree in human resources development and over 25 years of field experience. As the principal of Working Solutions, Inc., he consults with clients including WellPoint, Ohio State University, and Nationwide Insurance. He is the author of the bestselling Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers, as well as Keeping Employees Accountable for Results, both published by AMACOM.

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