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Language Learning for Competitive Professionals

Listen Here:  Today we feature Marissa Blaszko, a Polish-American designer and business owner who began learning languages as an adult to help distinguish herself in the competitive world of event planning. Since those first steps [...]
Why Schools Have Learning All Wrong

Podcast: Why Schools Have Learning All Wrong

Listen Here: Jerry Mintz is the founder of Alternative Education Resource Organization – AERO, an organization that is trying to change education around the world. Jerry has many years of experience as a teacher, author, broadcaster [...]
Want Your Child Happy at School?

Want Your Child Happy at School?

With kids returning back to school soon, parents want to make sure their children have the best possible setting to learn and succeed. Present-day studies indicate that happiness affects personal mental and physical health as well as productivity. We [...]
Developing Successful Happy Students

Podcast: Developing Successful Happy Students

Listen Here: Happiness expert and children’s author of You’re Special Wherever You Are, Kita Szpak, who has taught at the public and high school level, is here with us today to talk about the significance of having happy students in our [...]
The Xtraordinary Student & Athlete Story

Podcast: The Xtraordinary Student & Athlete Story

Listen Here: Nick Savage is the founder and CEO of The League Inc., and the Executive Director of The League of Extraordinary Athletes, a non-profit that focuses on delivering concierge services to student-athletes and artists to achieve a [...]
Podcast: Student Athlete Catch 22

Podcast: Student Athlete Catch 22

Listen Here: Nick Savage is the founder and CEO of The League Inc., and the Executive Director of The League of Extraordinary Athletes, a non-profit that focuses on delivering concierge services to student-athletes and artists to achieve a [...]

Podcast: White In The Civil Rights Movement

Listen Here: Jo Ivester is author The Outskirts of Hope where she describes her family’s experience in a small, all-black town in Mississippi in the 1960s where her father ran a medical clinic her mother was a local high school teacher [...]

Podcast: Laid Back Guide to Exams and Stress

Listen Here: Stress-busting authors of the new book, The Laid Back Guide to Exams and Stress, Psychotherapist Jennie Caswell and Teacher, Naseem Ahsun, provide teens and  young adults with a treasure trove of tools to minimize stress and [...]

Know Your Team

You need at least one expert team to help you achieve your goals, and you may need many to reach success. Think about all the teams you have in place now. Your work, doctor’s office, grocery store, coffee shop all function as teams that serve [...]

Four Personal Keys to Kick Off Your Year

It’s easy to kick off your year focusing on the big stuff you want to accomplish. You’ll find plenty of encouragement to make vast goals so you can attain great things, but as a coach I know that making big goals alone usually ends up [...]

Talking Journalism in the Math Building

Robert De Niro got lots of attention last May when he told graduates of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts they were screwed. The verb he used was actually harsher, and followed by the suggestion that they would have done better [...]

David Versus Goliath: 3 Things Parents and Graduates of 2015 Need to Know

Congrats on your child’s recent graduation. You were probably fortunate enough to hear a great commencement speaker at a college graduation. Robert De Niro, Maya Rudolph, Jon Bon Jovi, the Obama’s, and Flo from the Progressive Insurance [...]

Podcast: Pay For College Without Drowning In Debt

Listen Here: Dan Evertsz is the CEO of  College Money Pros.  For the last 10 years, Dan has helped hundreds of working families substantially lower their out of pocket expense for college.  Dan offers parents a structured plan and practical [...]

Podcast: Learning How To Code

Listen Here: Betsy Hauser Idilbi is the cofounder of Tech Talent South – an immersive code school that was recently ranked the 16th best in the world. Betsy is here to tell us more about coding, why it’s hotter than ever, plus why everyone [...]

Podcast: College Poor No More

Listen Here: Financial Planner, Michelle Perry Higgins, is the Principal of California Financial Advisors in San Ramon. Since 1996 she has built a successful practice advising executive professionals into retirement. Her passion for finance [...]

Podcast: How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

Listen Here: Reecy Aresty is a college admissions/financial aid advisor since 1979, and author of the critically acclaimed book, How To Pay For College Without Going Broke.  For the past 36 years he has been showing families how to send [...]

Podcast: Persuasive Push vs. Shameless Shove: A New Parenting Paradigm

Listen Here: Siah Fried is a health and nutrition professor at a local community college and author of two books, Tales from Swankville: The Town May Be Fictional But The Problem Is For Real and her latest, Persuasive Push vs. Shameless [...]

Podcast: Create Safe Communities

Listen Here: Stephanie Mann is the author of 5 crime prevention books including a teaching binder for community leaders. Since 1976, Stephanie has been a crime and violence prevention consultant working to strengthen families. Create Safe [...]

Podcast: Get Out Of The Way Of Your Kids’ Success

Listen Here: Dr. Joanie Connell is the author of Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life. She is an organizational psychologist who has taken her knowledge and experience in working with organizational [...]

Podcast: Autism Movement Therapy: Waking Up The Brain!

Listen Here: Joanne Lara is the founder Autism Movement Therapy  and author of the upcoming book, Autism Movement Therapy Method: Waking up the Brain! (Summer 2015). Joanne is the producer of the new documentary, Generation A: Portraits [...]

Podcast: Mindful Strategies For Teachers

Listen Here: Educational Leader, Lee Guerette, is the author of Cognitive Yoga: Mindful Strategies for Teachers, who has 25 years of teaching experience and coaches educators in how to create an empowered learning environment for their students. Mindful [...]

Dear Old Golden Rule Days

We “oldsters” all remember the ditty, “School days, school, days, dear old Golden Rule days…readin’ and writin’ and ‘rithmatic; taught to the tune of a hickory stick! Oh the times, they are a changin’! First [...]

Podcast: Planting College In Your Teen’s Future

Listen Here: Diane M. Warmsley is a parent, grandparent and former Director of Admissions with the City University of New York. She brings 35 years of experience to the topic of college admission planning. She has poured this wealth of experience [...]

Do You Support Or Do You Meddle?

Is there a difference between being a support to your children and being too supportive? Should we as parents be worried? I am the mom of two wonderful adult children. Both are college educated and on their own. My married son has a great job [...]

Podcast: How Our Senses Rule Our Actions

Listen Here: Dr. Thalma Lobel is an internationally recognized psychologist and author of SENSATION: The New Science of Physical Intelligence, out in April from Atria Books. By sharing fascinating new findings – like how clean smells promote [...]

Podcast: What You Don’t Know About Your Job Search Will Hurt You!

Listen Here: Hank Boyer is the CEO of Boyer Management Group, a Philadelphia-area best practices consulting firm that works with businesses and institutions that want to get the very best out of their people. Since 2011 Hank has authored two [...]

Laughter: Medicine For The Body And Soul

Having grown up in a bright purple house, my mother was a costumer for the local Theater Guild. Every holiday she decorated the large pink ceramic pig in our front yard and I thought we were normal. I was always voted class clown and made sure [...]

30 Second Cure When You Just Feel Like Screaming!

How many times a day do you just feel like screaming? Most of us lead frantic, chaotic, stressful lives. Whether you have young children hanging on your bathrobe, you face a daily grind of a workload, or you travel for a living, we all feel [...]

Don’t Waste The Pain

The first time I was called “fatso”, it was by a cute redheaded boy back in third grade. I didn’t even know I was overweight. I guess my family didn’t either as they never mentioned it. I went home crying that night and asked [...]

Help Wanted – Online Professor Jobs In 2013

Step On A Lego This Year, Anyone? Ouch! While we are busy storing away holiday decorations and moving kids toys from the living room to their bedrooms, in the back of our minds we are often thinking, “what do we want to do this year that [...]

“Go Up To Your Room and Start Your Work”

How many households in America each night hear the refrain, “Go up to your room and start your homework”? Recognizing that each household is set up differently, it is hard to make generalizations about how and where a child should be doing [...]

Don’t Be A Ghost …In Your Online Classroom!

If you are teaching online, you are most likely subjected to rigorous rules about posting and daily login requirements. However, meeting the minimum is not usually sufficient if you want to engage your learners and help them thoroughly understand [...]

Online Schools: A Safe Alternative to Brick-and-Mortar Universities?

Online education We cannot turn on the news today without hearing something about an industry that went relatively unnoticed just a few years ago – online education. Online education, and specifically the for-profit education sector, has become [...]

Spicin’ it Up: Back To School

A speaking event I was the keynote speaker this past week for the 1200 or so teachers and staff of the Hazelwood School District here in St. Louis. I hadn’t been there for several years and had forgotten how huge it is. I also know I am getting [...]

The Future of Education

Will MOOCs will replace “traditional” online universities? This blog entry is based off of a relatively heated Yahoo Forum discussion about what adjuncts and the for-profit education sector can expect as a result of the Massive [...]