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Art Bell is a writer and former media executive known for creating, building, and managing successful cable television channels. His memoir, published by Ulysses Press, Constant Comedy: How I Started Comedy Central and Lost My Sense of Humor was recently honored as a finalist in the 2020 Best Book Awards for memoir. While working at HBO, Art pitched the idea of a 24-hour comedy network and helped develop and launch HBO’s The Comedy Channel, which became Comedy Central. He went on to hold senior executive positions in both programming and marketing. After leaving Comedy Central, Art became President of Court TV, where he was a guiding force behind one of the most successful brand evolutions in cable television. In addition to writing, he plays piano and jazz drums. For more information, visit https://artbellwriter.com.
Jacqueline Wales, author of “The Fearless Factor” and “The Fearless Factor @Work” focus is to develop fearless leaders–leaders who will dig into self-discovery, take accountability for their actions and responsibility for their decisions. Leader’s who are ready to be challenged and do the work for the sake of their careers and their lives. An astute observer of behavior, she is endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and finds people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles incredibly interesting and courageous. Jacqueline has explored human behavior and asked tough questions to discover hard truths for more than thirty-five years. Visit https://thefearlessfactoratwork.com/ for more information.
Janie Escamilla is the founder and licensed esthetician of Moonstone Skin and Body Care. After much reflection while working in corporate public relations and reminiscing about her introduction to the field of esthetics as a child by her beloved Grandmother, Janie sought out on a new path and a new profession that would integrate wellness into her daily routine.
Acting from her highest truth and passion, Janie founded Moonstone Skin and Body Care in 2009. Her focus is on providing the best facials and skin care treatments and solutions for her clients. Moonstone has been selected as the best skin care provider in Marin County from the Marin IJ Readers’ Choice Award for 2018, 2019 and 2020. You can contact Janie at 415-898-0426 or at moonstoneskincare.com.
Helene Cahen, M.S., is an Innovation Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator and Speaker with 20 years of experience helping companies navigate innovation challenges. She guides Fortune 500, small businesses and non-profits to understand innovation, create innovative new products/services, build effective teams and support a user-centered culture. In addition, she has been a facilitator, coach and lecturer for the Haas School of Business and the VP of Innovation for a start-up. She has also spoken at numerous conferences on the topic of design thinking and creativity and has has been a facilitator, coach and lecturer for the Haas School of Business and the VP of Innovation for a start-up. She has also spoken at numerous conferences on the topic of design thinking and creativity. You can contact Helene at www.strategicinsights.biz.
Ellie Dailey has been working globally in corporate recruitment for over 20 years. She has designed an online recruiting platform that offers candidates the opportunity to introduce themselves in 30 seconds. at the Intro30.com. Ellie works with small businesses to build their online presence so that they can bring their vision to their local communities and beyond. Visit intro30.com and hgpglobal.com for more information about Ellie’s services.
Whether you’re in a relationship with friends, work colleagues or in a romantic partnership, listening may be the greatest contribution you can bring to your relationships. Active or deep listening is at the heart of every healthy relationship. It’s also the most effective way to bring about growth and change between the two parties. When people are heard, they tend to be more open, more democratic in their ways, and are often less defensive. The most important aspect of listening carefully is that we’re telling the other person that we care about what they’re saying. The flip side is also true. When we listen to others with openness and without criticism, then chances are they will be more inclined to listen to us in the same way. Listen as Jodi explains how you can boost your relationship skills for deeper, happier connections.
In past years, we expected “normal” changes. Stock market ups and downs, a rise in fall of our salaries, new stamps added to our passports. But 2020 brought enough upheaval to last a life time, especially the unprecedented changes from the pandemic. Covid changed our way of life and the world will never be the same. While many of these were based around restricting the way we lived, schooled, traveled, and socialized, it did one thing that was unexpected. It allowed us to slow down and evaluate the way that we lived each day. What lessons did you learn in 2020? What things did you do to better your life? Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, talks about how you can take your wisdom of 2020 and bring it into the 2021 to make it your best year ever.
As we face changes, almost on a weekly basis, our stress levels rises causing a variety of health and emotional challenges, such as insomnia, lack of focus, weight gain and depression. Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, gives suggestions on how to stay calm in times of distress and difficulty. These tips can help you stay grounded and ease anxiety even in challenging times.
Life is demanding with work, kids, deadlines, family responsibilities, economic and societal pressures. In fact, research has indicated that the percentage of Americans who are stressed at work is high, about 40%, and it’s only getting higher. Add in a global pandemic with uncertainty about the future, and then you have a surefire recipe for massive anxiety and stress. Being a high achiever might make you feel good about yourself and help you excel at work and at life yet it creates unnecessary stress in your life. In this podcast, Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, discusses techniques to keep your stress under control, no matter what is happening in your business and personal life.
There are all kinds of reasons for reinventing ourselves. Generally it’s because you want to make a change to something more positive and rewarding in your life. Lately it’s been due to the Coronavirus, which has shaken up the job market for many workers. The benefit to reinventing yourself is to allow endless opportunities to continue exploring new parts of yourself. How can you put your new skills to the best use? How do others view and appreciate you? What do you bring to your community or your company and how do you make yourself more visible? Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, discusses effective ways to reinvent yourself personally and professionally.
Improving relationships is about getting awareness around your perceptions about the other person. A key aspect is the lens in which you view them. Are you allowing them to be their self? Can you see that person who has changing needs and desires? Can you let go of the assumption that you know this person really well and leave room for something that you hadn’t expected? Learn how you can improve your relationships quickly to deepen connection with family, friends and co-workers.
In the second part of this two-part discussion, Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, discusses the roadblocks that get in the way of moving forward in your life. Whether it’s negative self-talk, limiting mind-set, lack of clarity, planning or action that is stopping you we may not aware of the deeper issues. We may not recognize the patterns of our reactions that are keeping us in a state of fear which holds us back.
What is stopping you from getting your goals? In this two-part discussion, Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, discusses the roadblocks that get in the way of moving forward in your life. Whether it’s negative self-talk, limiting mind-set, lack of clarity, planning or action that is stopping you we may not aware of the deeper issues. We may not recognize the patterns of our reactions that are keeping us in a state of fear which holds us back.
People tend to control things because they’re afraid of what the future might hold, or perhaps they’re scared to repeat a past mistake. Living by trying to control everything is not living at all. It can cause excessive stress for you, family, friends and co-workers. It takes a toll on your health and degrades your well-being. In this episode, you will learn how to let go of control to live with more ease and joy. When someone micromanages every aspect of their life, they tend to forget how to live because they have way too many things on their plate. Listen and learn about five tips to let go of control and live a more meaningful, present life.
Procrastination can plague us all as we tend to put off task for another time. If you do not take action on your instinct to change, you will remain blocked and you will be unable to move forward with your progress. But if you do this one simple thing, you can prevent your mind from working against you. You can start the momentum before the thoughts and excuses stop you from completing tasks.
Goals are essential to getting what you want and living your dreams. We set goals because we want to become better versions of ourselves or we want to upgrade our life experiences. Yet, getting and creating plans, action steps and ways to track progress can be challenging. We’re not quite sure where to start and when we lose steam, how to motivate ourselves in the process. In this episode, Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist, discusses four ways that you can easily achieve your goals for ultimate happiness.
Our brains changes with age, and mental function changes along with it. Mental decline is common and we start to see memory loss, difficult concentration and lack of focus We all want to find ways to boost function as we age and keep our brains as healthy as possible. It is important to know that cognitive impairment is not inevitable and there many things you can do. Jodi Weitz, Personal Growth Strategist discusses eight important ways you can help maintain brain function.
We only live once in our lifetime, and we can’t take our time for granted. With that in mind, it’s time it’s time to start doing things that bring you joy, excitement, and adventure. Many of us have worked hard in our lives with developing goals for a sales career goals and family goals and personal goals and have worked hard to achieve them, but how many people think about what sort of goals and aspirations of doing the things that inspire and make us come alive? A Bucket List, normally defined as the things you want to do before you die can be created and acted on anytime, not just in retirement. Jodi presents ways to live your dreams by getting clarity of the bucket list items, how to start crossing them off your list and how to live with more fun and adventure.