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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Episode 30: Figure Out Who’s Who in Your Zoo, with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough

July 26, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 29: Creating and Enforcing Boundaries in the Home, with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough

July 19, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 28: The Future of Workforce for Today’s Teens, with Joanna Riley

July 12, 2017

Joanna Riley is an entrepreneur, advocate and mentor for women in technology, and the President and Co-Founder of 1-Page, a Silicon Valley technology company transforming the way companies find their best next hires using artificial intelligence.

Joanna began 1-Page based on a book authored by her father, which argued that job seekers should be evaluated on what they can do, as opposed to being judged on their previous accomplishments, experience, age or gender. In 2014 she led 1-Page to a successful IPO. Before 1-Page she built one of the United States’ leading outsourced direct sales and marketing firms, was part of the International Training Unit for the FBI, was a national rower, and earned her BA degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where she was a full scholarship athlete.

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Episode 27: Help Teens Uncover Their True Selves, with Evan Carmichael

July 5, 2017

Evan Carmichael #Believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a VC helping raise $500k to $15mil. He now runs EvanCarmichael.com, a popular website for entrepreneurs. He breathes and bleeds entrepreneurship. He’s obsessed. He’s aiming to help 1 billion entrepreneurs to change the world. He’s set 2 world records, uses a stand-up desk, rides a Vespa, raises funds for Kiva, wears 5-toe shoes, and creates Entrepreneur trading cards. He speaks globally but Toronto (#EntCity) is home. He loves being married, his son, salsa dancing, DJing, League of Legends, and the Toronto Blue Jays. He’s the author of “Your One Word,” the powerful secret to building a life and business that matter.

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Episode 26: Raising Teens in a Blended Family, with Lisa Allanson, Lisa McDonough and Guest Lilian Gonzalez

June 28, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Success is a Mindset – choose your thoughts and your words carefully!

June 26, 2017

We talk frequently with business leaders and entrepreneurs about success behaviors and what it takes to become a high achiever. While many people believe that this is something we are either “born with” or not, nothing could be further from the truth. Regardless of academic performance, age, race or socio-economic circumstances, the ability to be […]

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Episode 25: Teaching Your Teens the Importance of Setting Goals, with Robert Mallon

June 7, 2017

Robert Mallon is co-founder of Rusty Lion Academy. He and his business partner, Bill Watkins, are best friends who together have over 80 years of professional experience as leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, and coaches. For years, they kept hearing from men struggling to grow their companies and careers without screwing up their lives. That’s why they founded Rusty Lion Academy.

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Episode 23: Strategies for Behavioral Change, with Dr. Marcie Beigel

May 24, 2017

Dr. Marcie Beigel is the author of the #1 Bestseller “Love Your Classroom Again.” She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate, and also earned a Doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University and has a New York State Certification as a Special Education Teacher and Administrator. Over her 20 years of working in behavior, she has helped thousands of families and educators master behavior in the small beings in their care. She is a columnist at New York Parenting and has recently been a guest expert on NBC, Fox, and Pix11.

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