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She had a 20-year high-tech software sales career that she loved and truly enjoyed. Aware that her job was not going to last forever though, she had juggled a business on the side. Yet upon a major change in her life, she starts asking what she really wants to become and eventually led her to a deeper and more meaningful course.
Jodi Vetterl is the author of a bestseller on Amazon, Beyond the Banks: Success Strategies in Real Estate as a Private Lender. She was inspired to write this book to educate others with the resources and knowledge that have helped her create life balance in a more heartfelt way.
In her interview with Patience Nyesigire for Online Success Journey Podcast, Jodi shared a brief history of how it all started. As a person who had always been interested in financial independence, Jodi did not want to rely on others. Her turning point was the birth of her son, it was something she had always hoped for and dreamed of. Apparently, she accepted she couldn’t just...
There’s simply more to retirement than golf games and travel! The thing is, this excitement may only happen in the first year. Eventually, this wears down and people will end up getting bored and losing meaning.
This and more are the reasons why Anne Marie Cummings has written the book called Baby Boomer Bonding: Luxurious and Meaningful Lifestyle without Breaking the Bank and opened the Marigold Mansion to seniors who like to live together like one big happy family. To her, the mansion is the place where they can spend retirement fulfilling purpose rather than spending it in nursing homes where they’d wake up in the morning and wonder what to do with their day.
In her interview with Patience Nyesigire for Online Success Journey Podcast, Anne Marie did not only share about her book and business but also about her life transitions in tech sales, real estate, authorship, and entrepreneurship. She also talked about the importance of having a coach who not only inspires...
For most, growing old brings a lot of fear and uncertainty. When you are beyond your 50’s, what’s waiting ahead?
Anne Marie Cummings wanted to see things differently. After realizing that she’s about to retire from a 30-year career in technology and upon noticing people worrying about making the most out of older age, she got inspired to write a book that she titled Baby Boomer Bonding: Luxurious and Meaningful Lifestyle without Breaking the Bank. She started thinking that the transition is a new adventure and not just an end of her career. Furthermore, she knew that there just has to be a place where boomers who think the same can be together and spend retirement more meaningfully. She talked about this with Brian Feinblum, the creator and author of BookMarketingBuzzBlog.
BookMarketingBuzzBlog is a unique site dedicated to covering the world of book publishing and the news media, revealing creative ideas, practical strategies, interesting stories, and provocative...
The first 30-60 seconds is crucial when you’re talking on stage. You have to do and be everything at once. You have to be believable, credible, enjoyable, relatable and more! People nowadays are said to have shorter attention span than ever because of technology so imagine having to keep up with that as a keynote speaker.
Still, it doesn’t mean that making an impact early in your talk is impossible. Get your audience hooked right away! Remember, the whole focus is on them and not on you or your credentials at this moment in your speech, so put yourself in their shoes.
Here are 5 different ways to have an attention-grabbing intro for your speech:
1. Share a brief story.
It could be related to your topic or it could be something that’s simply random and unusual or even absurd just to break the ice. It can be a sad story that you can turn into a success story at the end of your talk.
2. Include humor.
An African proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Clearly, it’s not just parenthood but also family, education, and community that are factors and contributors to a child’s success.
John Mavros has been an educator since his early college years and was a guidance counselor when he retired. Even after retirement, he has continued to use educational concepts forming non-profit organizations on family services. It was also then that he realized the importance of family in child-rearing. Eventually, with his unwavering focus on the youth, he was brought to the journey of writing his book Enough Iz Enough: How Parents and Teachers Can Regain Control. This is an addition to the juvenile research studies he had already done. He talks about his life’s work in this interview with Dr. Hackie Reitman of Different Brains®.
Taking care of one’s self is selfish? This is the society’s mindset that causes unnecessary guilt for helping professionals. At one point or another, we ourselves had been helpers – as parents to our kids or caregiver to our loved ones. When we are empathetic to others, we tend to sacrifice our own needs.
These are exactly what Gillian Stevens had observed in her years of counseling and volunteering and after further studies on trauma, loss, and death. In her journey, she got led to the question of who are helping the helpers – the educators, the nurses, the doctors, the first responders. To find answers to this question and be part of the solution, she started writing her book Explore, Transform, Flourish: Support and Hope for Those Who Help Others (How Professionals Keep It Together). She talks about her...
What do we truly know about personal branding? Is it being able to stand out in the sea of sameness? Or then again, is it the way we “self-package” ourselves to achieve success? If yes, how do we go about it?
Kim Speed, a consultant, creative director of Purple Moon Creative, and author of the groundbreaking book, Branding on a Shoe String: How to Re-Create Your Small Business Identity and Increase Results in 83 Days or Less, discusses how personal branding enables us to have the desired impression we want people to see us.
And, in order to influence other people’s perception of us, Kim shares four things to keep in mind in building our personal brand in an article published by the Canadian Institute of Management Magazine.
The Canadian Institute of Management Magazine is Canada’s senior management organization dedicated to professional development. Management professionals who are members or participants of CIM are informed and trained to be better...
Many doors and windows of opportunity open up when you’re an AUTHOR-ity!
For Antonia Cetin, a mom, instructional coach, home business entrepreneur, and author of the upcoming book, You’ve Got This Mom: A Mother’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving in Today’s Modern World, her opportunity came as a speaker in the Ottawa Parent and Child Expo where she also put up her author booth.
The Ottawa Parent and Child Expo is Ottawa’s biggest and most popular parenting and kids’ show in Canada’s National Capital Region. There are 125 local exhibitors, lots of play zones, and main stage entertainment events. Families come to the expo to learn about programs, activities, and services available to them in the area and to enjoy the activities and entertainment.
Antonia Cetin got her chance to be a speaker at Canada’s most popular parenting and kids’ show when she approached the event organizer about the possibility of...
Why You Need to Master Fear
Hey, I'm not too sure about Victoria's Secret, but I am sure about this secret. I'm sure about the secret of fear. the thought I thought about, is a secret most people dont understand. And that is, if your goal in life is not scaring the pants off you, if its not causing you trepidation and fear, its probably too small. Take your goal, make it ten times as big, add a zero to it, do something, because the test of a good goal is that it should scare you. And that's the secret for today.
Come and see this. This building is abandoned. There's nothing here, you can hear the echo, its all abandoned. Never, never, never abandon your dreams. You don't want to end up with your life being a relic, like this place.
YES YOU CAN! Don't tell me you cant, you can! If you can think it, and ink it, you can have it. If you can hold it in your head, you can hold it in your hand. Of course you can do what it is you want to do. Go after it, no...
With all the many fad diets, weight loss programs, and hundred ways to losing weight, one confused, emotional, and at its wits end individual wanting and hoping to shed-off extra (or possibly a ton) of pounds may find themselves easily giving up and throwing in the towel in the weight loss division.
Struggling for 20 years with his own battle of the bulge and the extra pounds, Jim Keck, owner of Kuma Health and Wellness and the creator of the Drop Zone Program, and author of the book, Lose 20 Lbs and Keep It Off Forever: The Secret to Weight Loss for Life shares his ways of losing weight simply, naturally, and permanently as he joins Dr. Emran in the Simple Health Radio Podcast.
Simple Health Radio Podcast discusses medical topics and promotes wellness using a simple podcast. It is hosted by Dr. Emran, a board-certified physician licensed in multiple states and works in hospital emergency departments in Houston, Texas.