Got a Lion Child? Become a Lion Tamer in 5 Easy Steps

August 31, 2017

True to its name the Lion child is always in search of adventure – constantly on the move, stealth like in nature, and has the ability wreak havoc right under your unsuspecting nose.  On the plus side your Lion will be fun, high energy, spontaneous, excitable and creative.  They love an environment where things are […]

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Episode 34: Empowering Teens to Realize Their Own Strengths, with Charle Peck

August 23, 2017

Charle Peck is a social science high school teacher with over 15 years experience in the education field. Additionally, she is a Certified Personal Coach and Speaker who specializes in improving the lives of families and teens by helping people realize their own strengths and empowering them to make positive changes in their lives. Her credentials consist of a Bachelor of Science degree in Individual & Family Development, a Master’s degree in Education K-12, an Honor Specialist in Family Studies and also has training in the mental health field. Additionally, she was recognized with the 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Award in the Niagara Region in 2011 and continues to grow across international borders.

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School Year Resolutions

August 22, 2017

It’s back to school and I sometimes wonder whether I put more time in to pondering the ‘school year’ resolutions versus the ‘new year’ resolutions. If any of you identify with this then you’ll appreciate the angst over wanting to start the year off on the right foot with the right habits and with the […]

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Episode 33: Fostering Independence in Your Children, with Catherine Van Veen

August 16, 2017

Catherine is the founder and Managing Director of Personally Recommended Australia, specializing in market research and recruitment for the retail industry globally. Catherine completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and has held much senior Recruitment & Human Resource positions over her 25-year career. She understands what employers look for in hiring young talent, and what makes a great candidate. Combining industry knowledge with business street smarts, Catherine has been providing high-quality recruitment and human resource solutions to global retailers for over a decade.

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Episode 32: Learn About Yourself and Let Go, with Sheryl O’Loughlin

August 9, 2017

Sheryl O’Loughlin is the CEO of REBBL, a fast-growing super herb beverage company, which produces REBBLs: organic, soulfully Crafted Coconut-Milk Elixirs with super herbs and the best ingredients of the Plant Queendom. She is also the author of Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart. Before coming to Rebbl, Sheryl was the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Prior to that, she served as the Co-Founder and CEO of Plum Organics, an organic baby foods company, and the CEO of Clif Bar, where she led the concept development and introduction of Luna Bar. In her three years as CEO of Clif Bar, the company’s revenue doubled from $100M to $200M. Sheryl earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She lives in Santa Rosa with her husband, Patrick, and her two sons.

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Episode 31: A Teen’s Views on Resilience and Struggle, with Ja’Naylah Johnson

August 2, 2017

Ja’Naylah Johnson is a member of the Alameda Chapter of the Boys & Girls Club of America. At just 16, Ja’Naylah is the first girl to make it to the California State Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Competition. Ja’Naylah and eight other competitors recently went to the California State Capitol to meet with State Legislative leaders to lobby for increased funding for Boys & Girls Clubs. In overcoming life’s struggles, and with the support of the Alameda Boys & Girls Club, Ja’Naylah is a committed and driven hard-worker, as well as an advocate for her peers. She has channeled and abundance of resilience to create her own personal success story!

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