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Adam Shepard
Adam Shepard is a 2006 graduate of Merrimack College in North Andover, MA where he majored in Business Management and Spanish. Serving as a Resident Advisor during his upperclassmen years, he began to take particular interest in the social issues of our nation. Shortly after graduation - with almost literally $25 to his name - Shepard departed his home state for Charleston, SC, embarking on the journey that has now become Scratch Beginnings. Scratch Beginnings is Shepard's first work. He present .....more»

Adam's Website

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2010-11-12: The Search for the American Dream
 


 
Adam Pertman
Adam Pertman is Executive Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, a national nonprofit that is the pre-eminent research, policy and education organization in its field. Pertman – a former Pulitzer-nominated journalist – is also Associate Editor of Adoption Quarterly, the premier research journal dealing with adoption and foster care. He is the author/editor of two newly published books, Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families &ndash and America (wh .....more»

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

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2013-01-19: The Challenges of Low Income Parents
 


 
Alan Cook
A Weapon Of Math Instruction is exactly what is needed. Thirty years of construction experience plus teaching at a junior college, Alan Cook sees, firsthand, the enormous difficulties people have with math. Alan Cook has lived a multi-chaptered professional life. In his early adult years, he built houses and cabinets. Given the physical demands of this livelihood, he was introduced to the benefits of chiropractors. Receiving much needed help over years, he decided to attend chiropractic college .....more»

The Numberyard

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2013-04-20: Over-diagnosed
 


 
Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson is an award-winning author and a contributing editor at the Popular Mechanics magazine. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford and did post-doctoral research in nano-electro-mechanics at a National Security Agency lab outside Washington, D.C. .....more»

Alex's Blog

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2011-03-04: Your Heart, Your Health
 


 
Alexis Neely
Alexis Martin Neely is revolutionizing the world of financial and estate planning for families and changing the way Americans think about lawyers as the Personal Family Lawyer you love. After experiencing the impact of a failed estate plan in her own family and then discovering that failed estate plans devastate hundreds of thousands of families each year, Alexis quickly found a solution to this problem and restructured her own law practice, Martin Neely & Associates, to address them and founded .....more»

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Appears:
2012-05-25: Legal Planning for Busy Parents
 


 
Amber Watkins
Amber Watkins studied psychology with an emphasis on socio-cultural studies, and has conducted extensive pre-trial and trial research, including mock trial, focus group and shadow jury research. She is skilled in questionnaire development and both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Amber is exceptional at developing a rapport with jurors and has extensive experience conducting post-trial and shadow juror interviews. She has selected a number of juries in both civil and criminal matters and h .....more»

Trial Behavior Consulting

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2013-03-15: Jury by Facebook
 


 
Amy Knudsen
Dr. Knudsen received a BS with Distinction in policy analysis from Cornell University and a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University. While at Harvard, Amy was the recipient of a Cancer Prevention Training Grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and a Dissertation Completion Fellowship from Harvard University. She completed a NCI-funded post-doctoral fellowship in the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Program in Cancer Outcomes Research Training (PCORT). She has worked for health-econ .....more»

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2013-01-11: The Families Left Behind
 


 
Andrew Biggs
Andrew Biggs is a former Social Security analyst and Assistant Director of the Cato Institute's Project on Social Security Choice. Prior to joining Cato he was Director of Research at the Congressional Institute in Washington, D.C. (where he remains a Fellow), and a staff member for the House Banking and Financial Services Committee. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the Queen's University of Belfast, Master's from Cambridge University and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political .....more»

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2012-12-01: Delayed Retirement
 


 
Ann Dowsett Johnston
Winner of five National Magazine Awards, a Southam Fellowship and the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, Ann is a gifted author and public speaker. A respected advocate in public policy matters, she has a distinguished track record in shaping a broad variety of dynamic publications. As well, she is co-founder and co-chair of the National Roundtable on Girls, Women and Alcohol, a pan-Canadian advocacy group launched in 2013. As a journalist, her most recent work was as the Atkinson Fellow in .....more»

Ann's Website

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2013-11-02: Women and Alcohol Abuse
 


 
Anne Perschel
Dr. Anne Perschel, president and founder of Germane Consulting, is a leadership and organizational psychologist with over 15 years experience. She is a coach, consultant and trusted adviser to leaders in local, national and global companies. Anne has a track record of coaching clients who are promoted for their achievements within 1-2 years and collaborating with leaders to transform their organizations. Altera Corporation, Philips Medical, CVS, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and Gi .....more»

Germane Consulting

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2014-04-20: Women and the Corporate Ladder
 


 
Anne M. Fletcher
Anne M. Fletcher, M.S., R.D. is a nationally known, award-winning health and medical writer, speaker, and consultant on the topics of weight management and lifestyle change, as well as treatment and recovery from addiction. She spent nearly five years writing her latest book, Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth about Addiction Treatment – And How to Get Help That Works, which will be published by Viking in February of 2013 along with accompanying especial titled Holistic Rehab Therapies: Are Alte .....more»

Ann's Website

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2013-03-23: Mortgage Fairness
 


 
Anthony Curto
Over the course of his renowned law career, Anthony Curto has represented hundreds of prominent clients, from $100 million companies such as Yoo-hoo and Francesco Rinaldi to celebrities and personalities, including Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Harry Chapin, Mike Francesa, Bernard Baruch, Msgr. Tom Hartman, Freeman McNeil and Paula Abdul. As a senior partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, Cohn, & Terrana on Long Island, Mr. Curto has been associated with many complex, high-profile matte .....more»

Time for Justice Website

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2012-09-15: Hi Tech Cheaters
 


 
Arthur Goodwin
rthur is a relatively new addition to the Center, beginning his work there in 2001. Since that time, he has been active in investigating issues related to novice drivers. Arthur has coordinated several studies of parents and teenagers who are beginning the Graduated Driver License (GDL) program in North Carolina . The goal of this research is to understand how parents approach the process of supervising their teen’s driving, and to find ways to assist parents with this responsibility. Arthur has .....more»

UNC Highway Safety Research Center

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2012-05-18: Watch What Your Kids Are Watching
 


 
Audrey Nelson
Dr. Audrey Nelson is an internationally recognized trainer, key-note speaker, and consultant. She specializes in gender communication, conflict management, dealing with difficult people, communication skills, and sexual harassment/ discrimination. Dr. Nelson’s professional background includes 10 years teaching in the Dept. of Communication at the University of Colorado, Boulder. For 30 years she has trained and consulted for a wide variety of government and Fortune 50 companies in 48 states, Aus .....more»

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Appears:
2011-12-09: The Treatment Trap
 


 
Barbara Strauch
Barbara Strauch is deputy science editor of The New York Times in charge of health and medical science. She is the author of two books, “The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain,’’ on the surprising talents of the middle-aged mind, published in April 2010, and “The Primal Teen,’’ on the teenage brain. Ms. Strauch has been a writer and editor for 35 years, covering everything from City Hall to medicine and space shuttle missions at newspapers in New York, Boston and Houston. As Deputy Science Editor .....more»

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Appears:
2012-03-23: Managing Your Money Disorder
 


 
Barbara J. Mahler
Barbara grew up in northern California, where she learned to appreciate the value of water. She received a B. Mus. in performance at Boston University; in 1986 she moved to Austin, Texas. Combining her interest in water, mathematics, and the outdoors, she enrolled at the University of Texas and received her Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Geology, with an emphasis on karst hydrology. Her principal research interests are water quality of karst systems and source and fate of contaminated sediment. .....more»

USGS Website

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2013-07-05: Is Your Driveway Dangerous?
 


 
Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action in the psychology department at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, where he has taught for thirty years. He is the author of several leading textbooks on the psychology of learning and memory, as well as a penetrating look at contemporary life, The Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality, and Modern Life. Dr. Schwartz is married and has two children. .....more»

Barry's Homepage

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2012-01-01: Too Many Choices
 


 
Ben Sherwood
Ben Sherwood is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist and executive director of TheSurvivorsClub.org. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as executive producer of ABC’s Good Morning America during the two most successful seasons in the program’s history. Sherwood guided prize-winning coverage of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, the devastation of hurricane Katrina, and the presidential election of 2004 From 1997 to 2001, Sherwood served as senior broadcast producer and senior producer of NBC Nig .....more»

Learn More About Ben & The Survivor's Club

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2010-03-27: Avoiding an Audit
 


 
Ben Dattner
Ben has helped a wide variety of corporate and non-profit organizations become more successful by developing a better understanding of the impact of individual psychology and group dynamics on their performance. His consulting services enable organizations to make better hiring and staffing decisions, enhance the professional capabilities of managers and employees, configure teams more effectively, and reduce the amount of interpersonal and intergroup conflict. Ben received a BA in Psychology f .....more»

Dattner Consulting

Appears:
2014-04-05: Why We Get Fat
 


 
Brad Klontz
Dr. Brad Klontz is the co-founder of Your Mental Wealth™. He is a clinical psychologist, addictions specialist, consultant, speaker, peak performance coach, researcher, author, and internationally recognized expert in financial psychology. Dr. Klontz was awarded the 2009 Innovative Practice Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association due to his application of psychological interventions to help people with money and wealth issues and his innovative practice in financial psy .....more»

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Appears:
2012-03-23: Managing Your Money Disorder
 


 
Brad Sachs
Dr. Brad Sachs is a psychologist, educator, consultant and best-selling author specializing in clinical work with children, adolescents, couples, and families, in Columbia, Maryland, and the Founder and Director of The Father Center, a program designed to meet the needs of new, expectant, and experienced fathers. .....more»

Dr. Sachs' website

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2013-02-01: Emptying the Nest
 


 
Brad J. Bushman
Brad J. Bushman is a professor of communication and psychology at The Ohio State University, where he holds the Margaret Hall and Robert Randal Rinehart Chair of Mass Communication. He is also a professor of communication science at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He studies the causes, consequences, and solutions to the problem of human aggression and violence. He also studies the impact of the media on prosocial behavior. His research has challenged several myths (e.g., violent m .....more»

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2013-11-16: Movie Ratings
 


 
Brandon Tyler Webb
Brandon Webb is a former U.S. Navy SEAL with combat deployments to southwest Asia, including Iraq and Afghanistan. His proudest accomplishment in the US Military was his role as Course Manager for the elite US Navy SEAL Sniper program. This is arguably one of the best and most difficult sniper qualification courses in the world. Webb has received numerous distinguished service awards throughout his career, including the Presidential Unit Citation (personally given to him by President George W. .....more»

Brandon's Website

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2012-07-28: A Tribute to Sally Ride
 


 
Brendon Burchard
Brendon Burchard is the founder of Experts Academy and the #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling author of The Millionaire Messenger. He is also author of Life's Golden Ticket and one of the top business and motivational trainers in the world. His famous training events and videos, listed at the bottom of this page, inspire millions of people to start anew, find their voice, live more fully, and make a greater difference in the world. Brendon was blessed to receive life's golden ticket .....more»

Brendon's Website

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2013-06-08: The Bed Bug Epidemic
 


 
Brian Carr
Brian Carr joined The Clean Air Campaign as communications director in April 2008. Prior to becoming communications director, Brian worked for Primerica Financial Services (part of the Citigroup network of companies), where he created successful internal and consumer campaigns. Earlier in his career, Brian managed print and broadcast advertising during the launch of Cingular Wireless for BBDO Atlanta, an advertising agency. He also founded and ran his own firm for a time, providing grassroots ma .....more»

The Clean Air Campaign

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2011-04-15: Protecting Your Online Info
 


 
Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy is one of America's leading authorities on the development of human potential and personal effectiveness. A dynamic and inspiring speaker, he addresses thousands of people each year on the subjects of personal and professional development, including the executives and staff of such firms as IBM, Arthur Andersen, McDonnell Douglas, and The Million Dollar Round Table. Prior to founding his own firm, Brian Tracy International, he had successful careers in sales and marketing, investment .....more»

Brian's Website

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2013-07-05: Is Your Driveway Dangerous?
 


 
Brian Reich
Brian Reich is senior vice president - global editor for Edelman, where he provides editorial vision and strategy for the company. He is well known for his expertise in new media, Web 2.0, social networks, mobile, community, ecommerce, brand marketing, cause branding, and more. Brian is the author of Shift & Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society (Wiley, 2011) and co-author of Media Rules!: Mastering Today's Technology to Connect with and Keep Your Audience (Wiley .....more»

Brian's Tumblr

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2013-11-09: Solving Problems in a Connected Society
 


 
Brian Fleming
Brian C. Fleming, aka- the "BlownUpGuy," US Army Infantry, International Author and Speaker, Veteran Advocate and PTSD Strategist. A Combat-Wounded Veteran from the war in Afghanistan, he now serves as one of America's Top Resiliency Trainers for the U.S. Military and is a leading authority on effectively battling Post-Traumatic Stress. Chad M. Robichaux, Ph.D. USMC Force Recon Marine, World Champion MMA Fighter, and PTSD survivor who successfully overcame severe Post-Traumatic Stress after 8 de .....more»

Brian on Facebook

Appears:
2014-03-08: The Battle Within
 


 
Catherine Friend
Catherine has been a writer since 1985, when she began working as a contract technical writer in the Twin Cities. In 1990 she left corporate life, started writing for children, and has published six children's books. For ten years Catherine taught adults how to write for children, and gave dozens of presentations to children, teachers, and librarians. In a previous life, Catherine was an economist, and has a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and an M.S. i .....more»

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2010-06-05: Recovering From a Stroke
 


 
Charles Moore
A third generation resident of Long Beach, California, Captain Charles Moore grew up in and on the Pacific Ocean. His father was an industrial chemist and avid sailor who took young Charles and his siblings sailing to remote destinations from Guadalupe Island to Hawaii. Charles attended the University of California at San Diego where he studied chemistry and Spanish. After 25 years running a woodworking and finishing business, Charles founded Algalita Marine Research Foundation in 1994. In 1995 .....more»

Algalita Marine Research Foundation Website

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2011-12-23: Plastic Ocean
 


 
Charles Duhigg
Charles Duhigg is a staff writer at the New York Times and author of the recently published book The Power of Habit about the science of habit formation and its applications among individuals, companies and societies. .....more»

Charles' Website

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2012-09-08: Girls Get Curves
 


 
Cheryl Saban
Cheryl Saban is a writer and social commentator who holds a Ph.D. in psychology. She is well known for her philanthropic endeavors and respected for her dedication to pediatric medical research, foster care education sponsorship, mind-body wellness for all ages, and ubiquitous, affordable health care. Dr. Saban has written numerous articles about women, children, marriage, parenting, and socio-political issues, and is a regular blogger for HuffingtonPost.com. Her other books include Miracle Chil .....more»

Cheryl's Website

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2011-04-01: Preparing for Disaster
 


 
Christine Fahlund
Christine Fahlund received her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts and has worked in financial planning for more than 25 years. Before T. Rowe Price hired her in 1995, Fahlund was vice president of business affairs at Shawmut Trust Company; and prior to that, she was vice president of personal trust sales with Bank One Wisconsin Trust Company. Her personal philosophy on investing is: "A well-diversified portfolio with significant exposure to equities is an important compon .....more»

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2010-05-15: The Sugar Fix
 


 
Christopher Gabrieli
Christopher Gabrieli is an entrepreneur in the business, public policy and non-profit arenas. He is Co-Chairman of the National Center on Time & Learning and the co-founder and Chairman of Massachusetts 2020. Massachusetts 2020 led the first statewide effort in America to expand learning time in public schools. In 2006, ten Massachusetts pioneering public schools in five communities opened their doors with expanded school days in 2007, eight more schools in three additional communities joined .....more»

Time to Learn Website

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2010-12-31: Bulletproof Your Job
 


 
Christopher Swanson
Christopher Swanson is the director of the EPE Research Center, a division of Editorial Projects in Education, the nonprofit organization that publishes Education Week. In this capacity, he oversees a staff of full-time researchers and interns who conduct annual policy surveys, collect data, and perform analyses that appear in the Quality Counts, Technology Counts, and Diplomas Count annual reports of Education Week. Prior to joining Editorial Projects in Education in 2005, Swanson was a senior .....more»

The Alliance for Excellent Education

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2011-03-04: Your Heart, Your Health
 


 
Christopher J. Conover
Christopher J. Conover is a Research Scholar in the the Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research at Duke University. He has taught in the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, the Duke School of Medicine and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke. His research interests are in the area of health regulation and state health policy, with a focus on issues related to health care for the medically indigent (including the uninsured), and estimating the magnitude of the social burden of illn .....more»

American Enterprise Institute

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2013-11-30: Teens & Sexting
 


 
Clark Aldrich
Clark Aldrich is a global education thought leader, labeled a guru by Fortune Magazine. His experience ranges from spending years working with children at a leading environmental education foundation to serving on boards of universities, of companies, and in the intelligence community. Clark Aldrich is also one of the top educational game designers in the world, including the recent anti-doping game underwritten by the World Anti-Doping Agency. His educational games are market leaders in thei .....more»

Clark's Blog

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2013-05-24: The Argument for Tort Reform
 


 
Clay Shirky
Mr. Shirky divides his time between consulting, teaching, and writing on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. His consulting practice is focused on the rise of decentralized technologies such as peer-to-peer, web services, and wireless networks that provide alternatives to the wired client/server infrastructure that characterizes the Web. Current clients include Nokia, GBN, the Library of Congress, the Highlands Forum, the Markle Foundation, and the BBC. In addition to his .....more»

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2012-05-18: Watch What Your Kids Are Watching
 


 
Curtis Rimmerman
Curtis Mark Rimmerman, MD, MBA, is the initial holder of the Gus P. Karos Endowed Chair in Clinical Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Clinical Cardiology, the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Prior to this he was Medical Director for the Cleveland Clinic Westlake, Lakewood, and Avon Pointe Family Health Centers. He is certified by the America .....more»

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2011-03-04: Your Heart, Your Health
 


 
D.C. Fuller
Born one of the people your mother warned you about. Lost in place for 25 years under the influence of meth, breaking all the rules for fun and profit. The consummate loner, even when with someone, acqainted with many, known by and knowing no one. Riding the downward spiral of extreme drug use and meth addiction all the way to the bottom before giving up and getting clean. Staggering thru years of repressed depression and the mental dead zone that meth withdrawl brings. Finally after 12 years cl .....more»

DC's websitte for his book

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2011-05-06: Young Entrepreneurs
 


 
Dana Gunders
Dana Gunders is a Project Scientist, with the Natural Resources Defense Council's Food and Agriculture program in San Francisco. .....more»

Dana's Blog

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2012-10-06: The Concussion Epidemic in Youth Sports
 


 
Danica McKellar
Best known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, Danica McKellar is also a three-time New York Times bestselling author, internationally-recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in Mathematics, Danica has been honored in Britain's esteemed Journal of Physics and the New York Times for her work in mathematics, most notably for her role as co-author of a ground-breaking mathematical physics theorem which bears her nam .....more»

Danica's Website

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2012-09-08: Girls Get Curves
 


 
Daniel Byrd
Daniel Byrd is originally from Milwaukee, WI. Daniel completed his BA in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2005. During his senior year in college, Daniel interned for US Congresswoman Gwen Moore. In 2006 Daniel moved to Seattle to pursue his PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Washington. At the University of Washington Daniel’s research interest focused on racism in politics, and life cycles of political attitudes. Daniel completed his PhD in 2010. Daniel enjoys .....more»

The Greenlining Institute

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2013-12-14: Warning Signs of Layoffs
 


 
Darrell W. Gurney
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), Certified Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC), Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), and Licensed Spiritual Counselor (ALSP, RScP) is a 20+ year recruiting veteran and career advisor, supporting thousands of professionals at all levels to make profitable transitions or create thriving businesses. In addition to coaching and consulting, he writes articles for trade publications and speaks at industry events. A Summa Cum Laude graduate .....more»

Careerguy.com

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2012-06-09: Inspiring Innovation
 


 
David Schenk
David Shenk is the award-winning and national-bestselling author of six books, including The Forgetting ("remarkable" - Los Angeles Times),Data Smog ("indispensable" - New York Times), and The Immortal Game ("superb" - Wall Street Journal). He is a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com, and has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, Gourmet, Harper's, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS. His new book The Genius in All of Us has been called "a deeply interesting and important book" b .....more»

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2012-03-04: The Genius in All of Us
 


 
David Payne
David is staff economist for The Kiplinger Letter, overseeing Kiplinger forecasts for the U.S. and world economies. Previously, he was senior principal economist in the Center for Forecasting and Modeling at IHS/GlobalInsight, and an economist in the Chief Economist's Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce. David has co-written weekly reports on economic conditions since 1992, and has forecasted GDP and its components since 1995, beating the Blue Chip Indicators forecasts two-thirds of the ti .....more»

Kiplinger Website

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2013-11-23: Millions of Jobs and No One to Fill Them
 


 
David W. Fleming
David W. Fleming, M.D., is Director and Health Officer for Public Health - Seattle & King County, a large metropolitan health department with 1900 employees, 39 sites, and a budget of $296 million, serving a resident population of 1.8 million people. Department activities include core prevention programs, environmental health, community oriented primary care, emergency medical services, correctional health services, Public Health preparedness, and community-based public health assessment and pra .....more»

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2012-04-14: Battling High Blood Pressure
 


 
Debbie Magids
Debbie Magids, Ph.D. is a counseling psychologist with a thriving private practice in New York City. Always client-focused, her groundbreaking methodology and results-oriented process consistently help her clients flourish so they can live their best life. Recently, Dr. Debbie launched TheTotalSelfPrescription.com, a comprehensive website that guides people towards getting the life they want. It encompasses a look into the areas of self-awareness on the subconscious level, the mind/body conne .....more»

Dr. Debbie's Website

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2014-02-08: The Purpose of Payday Lenders
 


 
Deborah Serani
Dr. Deborah Serani is a go-to media expert on a variety of psychological issues. Her interviews can be found in ABC News, Newsday, Womens Health & Fitness, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, The Associated Press, and radio station programs at CBS and NPR, just to name a few. She writes for Psychology Today, Scientific American Mind, helms the \"Ask The Therapist\" column for Esperanza Magazine and has worked as a technical advisor for the NBC television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. .....more»

Her Webste

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2014-03-15: Depression and Your Child
 


 
Debra Donston-Miller
As an editor and writer, Debra Donston-Miller has been covering the technologies and topics vital to enterprise IT professionals for 20 years. Donston-Miller was previously editor of eWEEK and executive editorial manager of eWEEK Labs, and is currently focused on collaboration, the consumerization of IT, and how social networking is changing, well, just about everything. .....more»

Information Week

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2013-05-18: Salt, Sugar and Fat
 


 
Devra Davis
Designated a National Book Award Finalist for When Smoke Ran Like Water (2002, Basic Books), Devra Davis founded Environmental Health Trust in 2007 in Teton County, Wyoming to provide basic research and education about environmental health hazards and promote constructive policies locally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Davis lectures at Georgetown, Harvard, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and other universities, and was Founding Director, Center for Environmental Oncology, .....more»

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2013-01-04: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation
 


 
Doug Thorburn
Doug Thorburn is one of the foremost experts in identifying early-stage alcoholism based on behavior patterns. He provides continuing education for chemical dependency professionals, including members of the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE), the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), and the California Association of Drinking Driver Treatment Programs (CADDTP). An Enrolled Agent (Enrolled to Represent Taxpayers before the Internal Reve .....more»

Doug's Website

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2012-12-21: Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
 


 
Douglas Boncosky
Doug's book, Create Wealth With Homeownership, was released by DNA Press in November 2009. Doug is called upon by radio stations across the country to discuss matters regarding homeownership and mortgages. He has been heard on CBS Radio, WBZ Boston with Dan Rea, KNX Los Angeles, WTVN, Columbus, WLW Cincinnati, WGAU Atlanta, WICC Bridgeport, plus more. My job is to work with you to develop a mortgage plan with ongoing advisory. I am one of a rare group of mortgage professionals who has investe .....more»

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Appears:
2011-10-14: Tips for Landing a Job
 


 
Dr. Brad Spellberg
Brad Spellberg is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and is based in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received his BA in Molecular Cell Biology-Immunology in 1994 from UC Berkeley. He then attended medical school at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he received numerous academic honors, including serving as the UCLA AOA Chapter Co-President, and winning the prestigious Stafford Warren award for the .....more»

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2012-02-03: The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria
 


 
Dr. Bradley F. Bale
Bradley F. Bale, MD co-founded the Bale/Doneen Method and the Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center. He is a principal instructor in the Bale/Doneen Method, training other medical providers across the country. He has a private clinical practice in Nashville, Tennessee. He also serves as the medical director of the Heart Health Program for Grace Clinic in Lubbock, Texas. .....more»

Dr. Bale's Website

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2014-03-08: The Battle Within
 


 
Dr. Edward J. Conley
Dr. Conley is one of the most experienced CFIDS/FMS and autoimmune physicians in the world. In 1987 Dr. Edward Conley was a nationally recognized sports medicine physician having served as camp physician for the U.S. Olympic Training Camp in Lake Placid. His specialty was improved sports performance by improving mitochondria energy production. He was asked to help the wife of the hospital administrator who had Chronic Fatigue (then known as Chronic Epstein Barr Disease). He used his knowledge of .....more»

Dr. Conley's Website

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2012-12-21: Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
 


 
Dr. Gary Small
Dr. Gary Small is a professor of psychiatry and director of the UCLA Center on Aging at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. His research, supported by the National Institute of Health, has made headlines in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology. Dr. Small lectures throughout the world and frequently appears on The Today Show, Good Morning American, PBS, and .....more»

Dr. Small's Website

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2013-12-28: Preventing Alzheimer's
 


 
Dr. John M. Leventhal
Dr. Leventhal graduated from Brown University in 1969 and Tufts Medical School in 1973. Since 1973, he has been at Yale University School of Medicine where he trained as a pediatric resident and chief resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital and as a Fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. In 1979, he joined the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, and since 1992 he has been a Professor with a joint appointment at the Child Study Center. Since 1982, Dr. Leventhal has ser .....more»



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2014-02-22: Preventing Child Abuse
 


 
Dr. Leonard Sax
After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in biology, Dr. Leonard Sax began the combined M.D.-Ph.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn in 1986 with a Ph.D. in psychology and the M.D. degree. He went on to do a 3-year residency in family practice at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Since completing that residency in 1989, he has been in full-time clinical practice as a .....more»

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2012-04-14: Battling High Blood Pressure
 


 
Dr. Nancy Snyderman
Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined NBC News as the Chief Medical Editor in September 2006. Her reports appear on "Today," "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Dateline NBC," msnbc and msnbc.com. Snyderman has reported on wide-ranging medical topics affecting both men and women and has traveled the world extensively, reporting from many of the world's most troubled areas. She is on staff in the Department of the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining .....more»

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2012-05-25: Legal Planning for Busy Parents
 


 
Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford
Dr. Bonilla-Warford received his Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry, located in Chicago, Illinois, in 2004. The following year he completed a residency program specializing in Pediatric and Binocular Vision at the Illinois College of Optometry. During his Optometric Internships, he studied developmental vision in Denver, Colorado and contact lenses and ocular disease in Chicago, Illinois. Owing to his passion for improving the vision of children, Dr. Bonilla-Warford has p .....more»

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2012-08-18: Computer Vision Syndrome
 


 
Dr. Patti Feuereisen
Dr. Patti Feuereisen is a psychologist in private practice in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. and Manhattan. She also trains staff who work with sex abuse survivors, speaks at colleges and high schools, runs workshops around the country, has book readings at various alternative book stores, is a speaker for Take Back The Night, runs workshops for foster and adoptive parents. Her next project is short film about incest survivors, their invisible stories, how they heal and thrive. During her 25 years of w .....more»

Dr. Feuereisen's Website

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2013-11-23: Millions of Jobs and No One to Fill Them
 


 
Dr. Robert Kotler
As seen on E! Entertainment's Dr. 90210, Dr. Robert Kotler is the founder of the Cosmetic Surgery Specialists Group of Beverly Hills. As a Beverly Hills rhinoplasty specialist and faical plastic surgeon, Dr. Kotler has performed more than 10,000 major procedures during his 31 years in private practice. He is a Clinical Instructor, Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA Medical Center and the author of the best-selling Secrets Of A Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon, The Expert's Guide To Safe, Successful Sur .....more»

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2012-12-21: Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
 


 
Dr. Warren Farrell
Dr. Warren Farrell has been chosen by the Financial Times as one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders, and by the Center for World Spirituality (in 2011) as one of the world's spiritual leaders. His books are published in over 50 countries, and in 15 languages. They include two award-winning international best-sellers, Why Men Are The Way They Are plus The Myth of Male Power. Dr. Farrell is currently the Chair of the Commission to Create a White House Council on Boys to Men, and is co-author .....more»

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2012-01-01: Too Many Choices
 


 
Dr. William Sears
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Bill received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital in Boston and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto -- the largest children’s hospital in the world, where he served as associate ward chief of t .....more»

Ask Dr. Sears.com

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2012-03-04: The Genius in All of Us
 


 
Edward S. Kubany
Edward S. Kubany, Ph.D., ABPP, received a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii. Dr. Kubany is a research psychologist at the National Center for PTSD, Pacific Islands Division, (Department of Veterans Affairs). He also has a small private practice at the Behavior Therapy Clinic, in Honolulu, where he works exclusively with trauma survivors-primarily women with victimization histories of intimate partner violence and/or sex .....more»

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2013-10-19: Marriage and Your Health
 


 
Ellen Vancko
Ellen Vancko is Nuclear Energy and Climate Change Project Manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, DC, where she manages UCS research and policy analysis concerning the viability of nuclear power as a potential climate solution. Ms. Vancko also serves as UCS' senior advisor on federal and state policies concerning electricity markets, transmission system planning and operations, the integration of renewable energy into the electric system, energy conservation, demand manageme .....more»

The Union of Concerned Scientists

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2013-03-01: The Hidden Costs of Nuclear Energy
 


 
Elton B. Sherwin
Elton Sherwin is the Senior Managing Director at Ridgewood Capital where he invests in energy technology and cleantech companies. Elton’s second book, Addicted to Energy – How to Save our Economy and Our Climate, outlines over 50 practical steps individuals, businesses, and government can take to lower their energy consumption. His first book, The Silicon Valley Way, was translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Korean and is used by entrepreneurs and university programs around the world. E .....more»

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2013-01-04: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation
 


 
Emma Walton Hamilton
EMMA WALTON HAMILTON is a best-selling children’s book author, editor and arts educator. She has co-authored 16 books for children and young adults, four of which have been on the NY Times Bestseller list, and serves Editorial Director of the Julie Andrews Collection publishing program, where she has shepherded dozens of children's books from idea to publication. Emma is currently serving as Co-Director of Stony Brook Southampton's new Playwriting Conference, as well as Executive Director of YAW .....more»

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2010-12-17: Raising Bookworms
 


 
Enrico Moretti
Enrico Moretti is professor in the Department of Economics at UC Berkeley where he holds the Michael Peevey and Donald Vial Chair in Labor Economics. He is the director of the Infrastructure and Urbanization Program at the International Growth Centre (London School of Economics). He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge), and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) and at the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn). His .....more»

The Berkeley Blog

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2012-06-02: The New Geography of Jobs
 


 
Eric Decker
Eric Decker received his B.S. degree in Biology from Penn State University in 1982, his M.S. from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Washington State University in 1985 and his PhD from the Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1988 where he was a USDA National Needs Fellow. Dr. Decker was an Assistant Professor in the Food Science Section of the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Kentucky from 1988 to 1993 after which he joine .....more»

Eric on LinkedIn

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2012-03-31: Your Toxic Kitchen
 


 
Erik Rush
Erik Rush is a New York-born columnist, author and speaker. Erik writes sociopolitical commentary for WorldNetDaily, The Daily Pledge, and other online and print publications. His latest book, “Negrophilia: From Slave Block to Pedestal ~ America’s Racial Obsession,” examines the racist policies by which the political left keeps black Americans in thralldom, white Americans guilt-ridden and yielding, and maintains the fallacy that America remains an institutionally racist nation. In February of 2 .....more»

Eric's Website

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2013-03-01: The Hidden Costs of Nuclear Energy
 


 
Erin Botsford
Erin began her financial planning career in 1989 as a stockbroker with A.G Edwards and Sons. In 1995, she formed her own financial planning firm, now independently known as The Botsford Group. The Botsford Group specializes in Estate Planning, Risk Management, and Lifestyle and Asset Protection Strategies. Erin’s rise from a life of poverty and misfortune to become one of the Top Financial Planners in the country is a story that has been featured in numerous articles and publications, inclu .....more»

The Botsford Group

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2014-02-22: Preventing Child Abuse
 


 
Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno is Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University, an Emmy-award winning journalist, and host and creator of Planet Forward, a ground-breaking web-to-television show seen on PBS. He also serves as Director of the Public Affairs Project at the Center for Innovative Media. Sesno’s diverse career spans over 30 years of experience, including 21 years at CNN where Sesno served as White House correspondent, anchor, and Washington Bureau Chief. As a p .....more»

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2011-12-02: The Changing Media
 


 
Frederick Hess
An educator, political scientist, and author, Frederick M. Hess studies a range of K-12 and higher education issues. He is the author of influential books on education including The Same Thing Over and Over, Education Unbound, Common Sense School Reform, Revolution at the Margins, andSpinning Wheels, and co-editor of the new volume Stretching the School Dollar, as well as author of the Education Week blog "Rick Hess Straight Up." His work has appeared in scholarly and popular outlets such as Te .....more»

The American Enterprise Institute Website

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2011-03-25: School Reform Stuck on Old Ideas
 


 
Frederick M. Hess
An educator, political scientist and author, Frederick M. Hess studies K-12 and higher education issues. His books include “The Same Thing Over and Over,” “Education Unbound,” “Common Sense School Reform,” “Revolution at the Margins,” “Spinning Wheels,” and "Cage-Busting Leadership" (Harvard Education Press, February 2013). He is also the author of the popular Education Week blog, "Rick Hess Straight Up." Hess's work has appeared in scholarly and popular outlets such as Teachers College Record, .....more»

American Enterprise Institute

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2013-04-12: New Ideas on School Reform
 


 
Gaby Chapman
By teaching English for seven years, I learned how much kids love to read and how much it benefits them. But I saw how they rarely get the opportunity in school to regularly access the books that will really capture their minds. I believe this is the key to reversing course on our educational decline in relationship to the rest of the world. We have the power and the resources to make sure all of our children become serious readers and every teacher knows that the serious readers are the easiest .....more»

Gaby's Blog

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2013-04-27: Getting Our Children to Love Reading
 


 
Gary Rivlan
Gary Rivlin is the author of two acclaimed works of nonfiction, Drive-By and Fire on the Prairie: Chicago's Harold Washington and the Politics of Race, winner of the Carl Sandburg Award for Nonfiction and the Chicago Sun-Times Nonfiction Book of the Year. He has reported on city politics for The Chicago Reader and the East Bay Express. His work has appeared in many publications, including The Nation, Upside, In These Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. In 1993, he received the San Francisco .....more»

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2012-10-27: Profiteering on the Working Poor
 


 
Gary Taubes
Gary Taubes (born April 30, 1956) is an American science writer. He is the author of Nobel Dreams (1987), Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion (1993), and Good Calories, Bad Calories (2007), which is titled The Diet Delusion in the UK. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97. Born in Rochester, New York, Taubes studied applied physics at Harvard .....more»

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2014-04-05: Why We Get Fat
 


 
Geoff Colvin
FORTUNE senior editor-at-large Geoffrey Colvin is a leading thinker, writer, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership and management, the shareholder value imperative, corporate governance, the infotech revolution, and related issues. His recent work on America's competitiveness in the global economy has been particularly acclaimed. .....more»

Geoff's Website

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2010-12-03: Lack of Civic Knowledge
 


 
Geoffrey Cowan
For more than 30 years, Geoffrey Cowan has been an important force in almost every facet of the communication world - as a public interest lawyer, academic administrator, best-selling author and award-winning teacher, playwright, television producer, and government official. From 1996-2007, he served as dean of the USC Annenberg School. In 2006, he was named the inaugural holder of the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership at the Annenberg School and director of the School's Cent .....more»

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2012-02-03: The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria
 


 
Ginny Clarke
Ginny Clarke is a talent optimization consultant, leadership coach and career management expert. She is the founder of Talent Optimization Partners, LLC, a consulting firm providing services for organizations seeking to optimally leverage their global workforce and align organizational culture with business strategies. The firm’s emphasis is on competency-based assessment and selection, including leadership succession planning, talent pipeline generation, as well as career management services as .....more»

Career Mapping

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2012-12-07: Bad Gas
 


 
Guy Garcia
Guy Garcia is an award-winning journalist, novelist, and multimedia entrepreneur, specializing in multicultural consumerism and socio-economic trends. Garcia is the current President & CEO of Mentametrix, Inc., a next-generation research, marketing and consulting company that combines: [1] multicultural consumer insight from a sociological phenomenon he coined The New Mainstream, for which he has written a book by the same name; and [2] the predictive power of the Implicit Association Test (IAT) .....more»

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2010-11-26: Worn Out at Work
 


 
Guy Winch
Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, a speaker and the author of The Squeaky Wheel: Complaining the Right Way to Get Results, Improve Your Relationships and Enhance Self-Esteem (January 2011 by Walker & Company). He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from New York University in 1991 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in family and couples therapy at NYU Medical Center. He has been working with individuals, couples and families in his private practice in Manhattan, since .....more»

The Squeaky Wheel Blog

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2013-06-08: The Bed Bug Epidemic
 


 
H. Gilbert Welch
H. Gilbert Welch MD, MPH is professor of Medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice. His research has focused on the problems created by medicine's efforts to detect disease early: physicians test too often, treat too aggressively and tell too many people that they are sick. Much of his work has focused on overdiagnosis in cancer screening: in particular, screening for melanoma, thyroid, lung, breast and prostate cancer. His first book, SHOULD I BE TESTED FOR CANCE .....more»

Read an Excerpt from Over-Diagnosed

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2013-04-20: Over-diagnosed
 


 
Jaci Rae
Jaci Rae Is The Queen of More Green. Known for her frugal, money saving ideas and tasty food, Jaci spends much of her time teaching people how to save money. Jaci is currently pursing her path towards a Masters / PhD in Math and Psychology and is a #1 best-selling author as well as an award-winning singer. Always on the go, Whole Foods named one of Jaci's companies Top Manufacturer in 2007. Jaci and her companies have been featured in Shape, Entrepreneur, Woman's Day, Woman's Health and .....more»

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2010-06-05: Recovering From a Stroke
 


 
James Quiggle
James Quiggle is the coalition's director of communications and fomenter of buzz. A 20-year veteran of public relations and journalism, Jim joined the coalition staff in March 2000. He's stirring public outrage and stoking consumer support with outreach campaigns that tell the tale of fraud, wag the tail of reform, and unite society to combat it. He oversees the coalition's outreach strategy, positioning the coalition as one of America's most-trusted authorities on insurance fraud. Jim's awar .....more»

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud

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2012-02-03: The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria
 


 
Janette Fennell
Janette Fennell is the founder and president of KidsAndCars.org, a national nonprofit organization that works to prevent injury and death to children in nontraffic events. Janette learned that being locked in a car trunk was a horrific ordeal; but her second ordeal was convincing the powerful auto industry and Federal government that trunk entrapment was a significant problem. Her four-year successful crusade to make car trunks escapable is an excellent case study in the power of survivors to .....more»

Kids and Cars.org

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2012-06-16: Kids in Cars
 


 
Jayne Schooler
Jayne E. Schooler is the author of four other books, including the award-winning Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child, with Betsy Keefer. A nationally known educator, writer, and speaker on family life issues, Jayne regularly conducts workshops and brings insight and empathy to audiences of both families and professionals. She holds a master's degree in life issues counseling from the Master's Graduate School of Divinity. Jayne and her husband, David, live in Dayton, Ohio. .....more»

Jane's Website

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2012-01-01: Too Many Choices
 


 
Jeff Eisenberg
Jeff Eisenberg, the founder of New York City based Pest Away, is one of the leading bed bug experts and exterminators in the coutnry, He co-wrote the official NYC guidelines for treatment. .....more»

Pest Away INC

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2013-06-08: The Bed Bug Epidemic
 


 
Jeff Herten
For nearly thirty years, author Dr. Jeff Herten was a high functioning alcoholic - one who drinks every day, yet continues to lead a productive, successful life. Now he shares his first-hand knowledge of how alcohol can destroy lives - as it nearly destroyed his. Dr. Jeff Herten, a native Californian, resides in rural San Luis Obispo with his wife, Debby. His past as a high-functioning alcoholic, his medical expertise and his life experinces have uniquely equipped him to expose the shocking phy .....more»

The Sobering Truth Website

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2013-01-26: The Sobering Truth
 


 
Jeffery Shaman
Jeffrey Shaman, PHD, focuses on climate, atmospheric science and hydrology, as well as biology, and studies the environmental determinants of infectious disease transmission. In particular, Dr. Shaman investigates how hydrologic variability affects mosquito ecology and mosquito-borne disease transmission, and how atmospheric conditions impact the survival, transmission and seasonality of pathogens. More broadly he is interested in the effects of meteorology on human health and is currently worki .....more»

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2013-01-26: The Sobering Truth
 


 
Jennifer Aaker
A social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people happy, as opposed to what they think make them happy? How do small acts create significant change, and how can those effects be fueled by social media? She is widely published in the leading scholarly journals in psychology and marketing, an .....more»

The Dragonfly Effect Blog

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2012-12-14: Helping Others Through Social Media
 


 
Jennifer Amann
Jennifer Thorne Amann promotes residential and commercial whole building performance improvements, explores behavioral approaches to improving energy efficiency, and analyzes the impacts of stronger appliance efficiency standards. She has authored dozens of publications and articles on appliances, lighting, consumer electronics, equipment installation practices, emerging residential and commercial building technologies, and the progress of market transformation initiatives, among others. In addi .....more»

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

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2012-10-19: Crisis of Connection
 


 
Jessie Thomas-Blate
Jessie joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that she worked for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission as their Habitat Coordinator. There she played a fundamental role in the establishment of the Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership. Jessie also did an internship at the Natural Resources Defense Council where she focused on the reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act. She has a B.S. in Biology from Mary Washington College, and M.S. in Natural Resources from Delaware .....more»

American Rivers

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2011-05-27: The Smartphone Survival Guide
 


 
Jill Bolte Taylor
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained and published neuroanatomist who is afilliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indiananapolis, Indiana. As the National Spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (Harvard Brain Bank), she travels the country as the Singin' Scientist. She is the Consulting Neuroanatomist for the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute. Since 1993, she has been an active member of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) and is cur .....more»

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2010-06-05: Recovering From a Stroke
 


 
Jodi Sleeper-Triplett
Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, president of JST Coaching, LLC, is the founder of the movement for ADHD coaching for youth and has been working with young people for nearly 35 years. As cofounder of the Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching and director of coach training for the Edge Foundation, she is seen by many of her peers as the foremost expert in the field of ADHD coaching for youth. Throughout her career, Jodi has worked tirelessly to support the needs and advocate for the rights of chil .....more»

The Edge Foundation

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2012-12-14: Helping Others Through Social Media
 


 
Joe Piscatella
Author Joseph C. Piscatella has been a keen observer of American eating habits since 1977, when emergency open-heart surgery at the age of 32 forced him to recognize the intimate connection between dietary habits and overall health. His successful recovery and determination to make adjustment in his own lifestyle and diet inspired a new career as an active proponent of healthy lifestyle changes. As president of the Institute for Fitness and Health, Inc. in Tacoma, Washington, he lectures extensi .....more»

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2012-04-14: Battling High Blood Pressure
 


 
Joe Watson
Mr. Watson is currently the CEO of Without Excuses and StrategicHire, located in Reston, VA. Mr. Watson’s Without Excuses organization delivers professional development programs across a wide swath of executive skills – both hard and soft skills. Additionally, Mr. Watson specializes in the location of diverse middle and senior level management personnel across a broad range of industries. In 2001, Mr. Watson served as Director of Personnel, for Virginia Governor Mark Warner’s Transition Team w .....more»

Without Excuses Website

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2013-06-29: Increasing your Job Security
 


 
Joel Comm
Joel Comm is an American author and Internet marketer. In 2006, he published The AdSense Code: What Google Never Told You about Making Money with Adsense, which were New York Times andBusiness Week bestsellers. He is also the author of Click Here to Order: Stories of the World’s Most Successful Internet Entrepreneurs and Twitter Power: How to Dominate your Market One Tweet at a Time. In 2007, he was the host and Executive Producer of The Next Internet Millionaire, an online reality show. In 2008 .....more»

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2012-08-31: Prostate Cancer: Treat It or Not?
 


 
John Ulzheimer
John Ulzheimer is a nationally recognized expert on credit reporting, credit scoring and identity theft. He is the President of Consumer Education at SmartCredit.com and the credit blogger for Mint.com. Formerly of FICO, Equifax and Credit.com, John is the only recognized credit expert who actually comes from the credit industry. He has served as a credit expert witness in more than 75 cases and has been qualified to testify in both Federal and State court on the topic of consumer credit.John is .....more»

John's Website

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2011-04-29: Keeping Your Credit Scores High
 


 
John Sileo
John Sileo began his writing career for The Harvard Crimson. After having his identity stolen two times, he wrote his first award-winning book, Stolen Lives, Identity Theft Prevention Made Simple. John is a contributing author to this blog as well as to many other publications, including Dr. Laura, AllBusiness, Womenof, SmallBusinessSuccess and many others. His second book, Privacy Means Profit, was recently published by John Wiley & Sons. John is particularly fascinated by subjects of informati .....more»

The Sileo Group

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2011-05-27: The Smartphone Survival Guide
 


 
John Izzo
Dr. John Izzo sees and feels the goodness many of us aspire to. As an author, community leader and inspiring speaker he has worked hard to talk about the essential elements of Leadership and the new frontier of that ever changing role. His interests are Development as it pertains to the individual as well at the company, Corporate Culture and the pursuit of creating places that support the individual as well as the corporate vision, and Personal Well-being in the fight to balance work and life. .....more»

The Izzo Group

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2012-01-20: The Stalking Problem
 


 
John Gray
John helps men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. His approach combines specific communication techniques with healthy, nutritional choices that create the brain and body chemistry for lasting health, happiness and romance. His many books, videos, workshops and seminars provide practical insights to effectively manage stress and improve relationships at all stages of life and love. John’s books have sold over 50 millio .....more»

Dr. Gray's Website

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2012-08-18: Computer Vision Syndrome
 


 
John Santa
John Santa, MD, MPH has been Director of the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center since 2008. Previously he practiced internal medicine in Oregon and served in administrative roles in hospitals, insurance companies, and medical groups that insure and care for commercial, Medicare and Medicaid patients. From 1999 to 2003 he was Administrator of the Oregon Office for Health Policy and Research, a state agency concerned with Medicaid and other areas of health policy. .....more»

Consumer Reports Health

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2013-02-09: Which Cancer Screens are Necessary?
 


 
John C. Bogel
ohn C. Bogle, 77, is Founder of The Vanguard Group, Inc., and President of Vanguard's Bogle Financial Markets Research Center. He created Vanguard in 1974 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1996 and Senior Chairman until 2000. He had been associated with a predecessor company since 1951, immediately following his graduation from Princeton University, magna cum laude in Economics. He is a graduate of Blair Academy, class of 1947. The Vanguard Group is one of the two largest .....more»

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2010-05-08: Common Sense On Mutual Funds
 


 
Jonathan Jefferson
Born in 1969 as the seventh of eight children to two Harlem raised parents, Dr. Jonathan Jefferson benefited from both the inner-city life of Queens, New York, and childhood summers spent on a farm in rural upstate New York. Academic, professional, and physical accomplishments have punctuated his life. After earning his doctorate from Seton Hall University in 2006 in the area of education leadership, management, and policy, creative pursuits such as self publishing memoirs, poetry, and photograp .....more»

Dr. Jefferson's Website

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2014-01-11: Career Change
 


 
Jonathan M Ladd
Jonathan Ladd is an assistant professor at Georgetown University. He holds joint appointments in the Public Policy Institute and the Department of Government. He studies American politics, with a focus on the news media and public opinion. He is the author of Why Americans Hate the Media and How it Matters (Princeton University Press, 2012). His work has also appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Behavior, and Political Psychology. He received .....more»

Jonathan's Website

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2012-04-21: Curbing the Violence
 


 
Jonathon Kozol
is a non-fiction writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the United States. He has been working with children in inner-city schools for more than 40 years. [1]. Kozol graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1954,[2] and Harvard University summa cum laude in 1958 with a degree in English Literature. He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford. He did not, however, complete his Rhodes, deciding instead to go to Paris to learn to writ .....more»

Jonathon's Website

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2012-09-08: Girls Get Curves
 


 
Joshua Lyon
JOSHUA LYON is a journalist who has worked for several magazines including Interview, Conde Nast Traveler, V Life, and Jane. He has also contributed to New York, Out, Vice and Nylon, was a field producer for the award-winning Sundance Channel documentary series TransGeneration, and for six months in the year 2000 he was a weed delivery boy. His memoir Pill Head: The Secret Life of a Pain Killer Addict is published by Hyperion and all began with a small investigative piece on online pharmacies, .....more»

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2012-11-10: Prescription Drug Abuse
 


 
Julia Moulden
Julia Moulden coined the phrase “New Radicals” and now helps individuals and organizations find new ways to do good works. She is the author of “We are the New Radicals: A Manifesto for Reinventing Yourself and Saving the World”, published internationally by McGraw-Hill, New York. Her first book, “Green is Gold” (HarperBusiness), was a bestseller about another emerging trend. The first environmental guide for business, it was published in six countries. Her byline has also appeared in a diverse .....more»

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2010-02-27: The New Radicals
 


 
Julie Weeks
Julie Weeks is the President and CEO of Womenable, a forprofit social enterprise that works to enable women’s entrepreneurship worldwide by improving the systems – laws, policies, programs and research-based knowledge – that support women’s enterprise creation and growth. Weeks is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of women’s enterprise development, with experience in both the private and public sectors in the areas of research, public policy and program management. She is an acco .....more»

Julie's Website

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2013-04-20: Over-diagnosed
 


 
Julie Fergerson
Julie Fergerson is considered one of the e-retailing industry's foremost experts on Internet fraud with over 25 years of Internet experience. She spent six years at IBM holding various management and technical positions before co-founding ClearCommerce Corp. in 1995 and then providing the technical inspiration and expertise that established it as a leading Internet payments provider and fraud prevention resource. Julie joined eFunds when that company acquired ClearCommerce in January 2005. She l .....more»

Identity Theft resource center

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2013-02-01: Emptying the Nest
 


 
Julla Angwin
Julia Angwin is an award-winning investigative journalist at the independent news organization ProPublica. From 2000 to 2013, she was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she led a privacy investigative team that was a Finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting in 2011 and won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2010. Her book, Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance, will be published by Times Books in 2014. In 2003, she was on a .....more»

Julia's Website

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2014-03-15: Depression and Your Child
 


 
Karen Pierce
One of the most striking features of autism is the failure to develop or to understand complex social relationships. The overarching goal of Dr. Pierce’s research program is to elucidate the neural underpinnings of these social deficits in autism. Her studies have utilized several approaches, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), and behavioral assays. Functional imaging is playing an increasingly important role in the study of children with autism .....more»

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2013-11-09: Solving Problems in a Connected Society
 


 
Kate Hanni
Kate Hanni was a real estate broker for 17 years. She is also a professional musician in a Motown Band called the Toasted Heads. December 29, 2006 would be the turning point in Kate’s life and career, when thunderstorms diverted her Dallas-bound flight from San Francisco to Austin. Kate and her family were stuck on the tarmac for 9 hours without food, water, or information. Kate turned her anger into advocacy and began the Coalition for an Airline Passenger’s Bill of Rights. Kate has appeared .....more»

Flyersrights.org

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2010-05-08: Common Sense On Mutual Funds
 


 
Kate Tulenko
A physician and global health specialist, Kate Tulenko has worked at the highest levels of health workforce, health financing, and health policy development with institutions around the world. She joined IntraHealth from the World Bank, where she managed the Bank’s Africa Health Workforce program, to become deputy director of CapacityPlus, the USAID-funded global project uniquely focused on the health workforce needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Tulenko has been an advisor to .....more»

Dr. Tulenko's Blog

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2012-08-03: In Sourcing Doctors
 


 
Kathryn Edin
Kathryn Edin, a sociologist, is Professor of Public Policy and Management at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She specializes in study of people living on welfare. .....more»

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2013-11-02: Women and Alcohol Abuse
 


 
KD Hardy
K.D. Hardy is the husband to Tracy Davis Hardy and the Father of one son Kerry Trayvon Hardy. He is a very proud member of the Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also a Les Brown Platinum Speaker. Before he committed himself to God and became a Platinum Speaker, Kerry lived the life of a "drug dealer". He is an example that change is "POSSIBLE". K.D. Hardy holds an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashworth College and a diploma as a Financial Plannin .....more»

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2011-06-03: What’s Behind the Deadly Weather?
 


 
Kelly Erb
Years ago, I found myself sitting in law school in Moot Court wearing an oversized itchy blue suit. It was a horrible experience. In a desperate attempt to avoid anything like that in the future I enrolled in a tax course. I loved it. I signed up for another. Before I knew it, in addition to my JD, I had a LL.M Taxation. With two graduate degrees and an internship at the Internal Revenue Service attorney’s department under my belt, I needed only to don my cape…. taxgirl ® was born. Today, I liv .....more»

Kelly's Taxgirl Blog

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2013-03-15: Jury by Facebook
 


 
Ken Dautrich
Professor Ken Dautrich is in the Department of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. He is author of American Government: Historical, Popular and Global Perspectives (Wadsworth, 2008), The Future of the First Amendment (Roman and Littlefield, 2008), The First Amendment and the Media in the Court of Public Opinion (Cambridge University Press, 2002), and How the News Media Fail the American Voter (Columbia University Press, 1999), as well as many other books, articles, and book chapt .....more»

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2013-02-01: Emptying the Nest
 


 
Ken Druck
en Druck, Ph.D. has earned countless accolades as an author, speaker, organizational consultant and coach, master facilitator, parent educator and community leader over the past 35 years. He is the recipient of many honors and awards, including “Distinguished Contribution to Psychology,” “Family Advocate of the Year” and “Visionary Leadership” for his innovative body of work with individuals, the community and our nation. Although Ken’s distinguished career began in clinical psychology where he .....more»

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2014-01-04: Raising Smart Kids
 


 
Kit Yarrow
Kit is an award-winning consumer research psychologist, a professor, author, consultant and speaker. Her home base is Golden Gate University, where she chairs the Psychology Department and is a jointly appointed professor of both psychology and marketing. She is the 2009 Outstanding Scholar and has won four endowed research professorships in the past decade. She is currently the Nigel T. Miner Professor of Business. Kit has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the renowned Wright Institute in Ber .....more»

Kit's Website

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2011-05-27: The Smartphone Survival Guide
 


 
Kristin Kirkpatrick
Kristin Kirkpatrick is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute and Lifestyle 180 program. Kristin is a regular contributor to the "Doctor Oz Show" and provides expert opinions for several major magazines as well as media and web outlets. She has been helping individuals reach their personal goals for over 10 years and her specialties include weight management, nutritional genomics, dieting on a budget and community/worksite wellness. .....more»

For more information, visit www.clevelandclinic.org/wellness.

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2011-03-25: School Reform Stuck on Old Ideas
 


 
Kristin Kirkpatrick
Kristin Kirkpatrick is a registered dietitian and manager of wellness nutrition services for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. Kristin is a regular contributor to the "Doctor Oz Show" and provides expert opinions for several major magazines as well as media and web outlets. She has been helping individuals reach their personal goals for over 13 years and her specialties include weight management, nutritional genomics, dieting on a budget and community/worksite wellness. .....more»

Cleveland Clinic

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2013-04-12: New Ideas on School Reform
 


 
Lance Dodes
Lance Dodes, M.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst with the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He has been the Director of the substance abuse treatment unit of Harvard’s McLean Hospital, Director of the Alcoholism Treatment Unit at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (now part of Massachusetts General Hospital) and Director of the Boston Center for Problem Gambling. He annually chairs the discussion group The .....more»

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2011-03-25: School Reform Stuck on Old Ideas
 


 
Lance LoRusso
Lance LoRusso is a problem solver and trusted advisor for his clients. As a litigator with a healthcare and law enforcement background, Lance focuses his practice on general liability defense for individuals and corporations, medical malpractice defense, healthcare law and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of injured parties and affected families. His representation of law enforcement, healthcare systems, professional organizations and corporate clients has provided .....more»

LoRusso Law Firm

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2014-01-11: Career Change
 


 
Larry Myler
Larry Myler is an author, business strategist, and consultant for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. For much of his career he has energized companies with new, concrete methods for reducing expenses and increasing revenues. Larry has been involved in six start-ups, and is acutely aware of the nuances of business that lead to success. Larry’s new book, Indispensable By Monday, extends his expertise and vision to employees at all levels, teaching them how to add financial va .....more»

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2011-12-02: The Changing Media
 


 
Laura Vanderkam
LAURA VANDERKAM, a New York City-based journalist, is the author of Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career without Paying Your Dues (McGraw-Hill, 2007), which the New York Post selected as one of four notable career books of 2007. She is a member of USA Today’s Board of Contributors, and her work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, City Journal, Scientific American, Reader’s Digest, Reason, and other publications. She specializes in translating complex economic, policy or scientific id .....more»

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2012-08-11: Protecting Your Child’s Identity
 


 
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Lecturer Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, '92, MA '98, '99, MBA '97, is the founder and chairman of Stanford PACS (Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society) since 2006. Laura is the founder and chairman emeritus of SV2 (Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund) as well as the President of the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation. Laura joined Stanford’s faculty in 2000 and has been a pioneer in creating the academic field of strategic philanthropy. Laura’s academi .....more»

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2011-12-23: Plastic Ocean
 


 
Lauren Willis
While in law school, Lauren Willis was on the senior staff of the Stanford Law Review, was a co-founder of the Stanford Public Interest Law Students Association and was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (Russian) Fellow. She received the Block Civil Liberties Award, the Stanford Women Lawyers Scholarship and the University Goldstein Award for Scholarship on Children at Risk. After law school, she clerked for the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States and for Judge Francis D. Murn .....more»

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2010-12-17: Raising Bookworms
 


 
Laurence Kotlikoff
Laurence J. Kotlikoff is Professor of Economics at Boston University, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of the Econometric Society, and President of Economic Security Planning, Inc. Professor Kotlikoff received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1977. From 1977 through 1983 he served on the faculties of economics of the Uni .....more»

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2010-07-16: The Rights and Wrongs of Retirement Advice
 


 
Laurence Shatkin
aurence Shatkin is a Senior Product Developer at JIST Publishing, a division of EMC/Paradigm, with 30 years of work in the field of career information. He has been a researcher and developer at Educational Testing Service, where he helped develop the SIGI PLUS computer-based career information system. He oversaw the updating and enhancement of the SIGI PLUS database for over 15 years. He has served as a board member and as president of the Association of Computer-based Systems for Career Infor .....more»

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2014-03-22: Losing the War on Drugs
 


 
Lee Crockett
Lee Crockett is a national award winning designer, marketing consultant, entrepreneur, artist, author and international keynote speaker. He is the Director of Media for the InfoSavvy Group and the managing partner of the 21st Century Fluency Project. He has co-authored 3 books with writers and educators Ian Jukes and Ted McCain. Lee is a "just in time learner" who is constantly adapting to the new programs, languages and technologies associated with today's communications and marketing media. Un .....more»

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2012-11-24: The Digital Generation
 


 
Lester Brinkman
Lester Brickman is a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of the Yeshiva University and a widely-regarded legal scholar. Brickman is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. He holds a juris doctor degree from theUniversity of Florida and an LLM degree from Yale Law School. He teaches contracts, legal ethics and Land Use and Zoning at the Cardozo School of Law and has written extensively on asbestos litigation and tort reform. Brickman has espoused the Early Offer model of allocat .....more»

Dr Brinkman at Cardazzo Law

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2013-05-24: The Argument for Tort Reform
 


 
Lillie Coney
Lillie Coney is Associate Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a public interest research organization in Washington, DC. EPIC was established to focus public attention on civil liberties issues. Ms. Coney joined EPIC in 2004 to head up the organization's voting and privacy project. In 2005, she was named Associate Director. In 2009, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Ms. Lillie Coney to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors. Ms. Coney's work at EPIC enco .....more»

the Electronic Privacy Information Cente

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2011-04-15: Protecting Your Online Info
 


 
Lisa M. Jones
Lisa M. Jones is a research assistant professor of psychology at the Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) at the University of New Hampshire. Her research focuses on child abuse and neglect and understanding and improving the community response to victims. She is currently involved in several projects including a Multi-Site Evaluation of Children Advocacy Centers (CACs); research on child maltreatment trends during the 1990s; and a population-based study of predictors of interest in fo .....more»

CCRC Website

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2013-11-30: Teens & Sexting
 


 
Lois Fingerhut
Lois A. Fingerhut is the Special Assistant for Injury Epidemiology in the Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ms. Fingerhut is the Chair of the International Collaborative Effort (ICE) on Injury Statistics, a multinational project, the focus of which is to understand cross-national differences in injury mortality and morbidity. Her research includes analyses of injury data from most NCHS health care and vital sta .....more»



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2010-05-29: The Hidden Cost of Your New TV
 


 
Lois P. Frankel
Dr. Lois Frankel, President of Corporate Coaching International, a Pasadena, California consulting firm, literally wrote the book on coaching people to succeed in businesses large and small around the globe. Her books Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office and Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich are international bestsellers translated into over twenty-five languages worldwide. Stop Sabotaging Your Career, a book based on her experiences as a pioneer in the field of business coaching working with everyone .....more»

Dr. Lois' Website

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2013-01-11: The Families Left Behind
 


 
Lori Andrews
Lori Andrews is the director of the Institute for Science, Law, and Technology at Illinois Institute of Technology. She was named a “Newsmaker of the Year” by the American Bar Association Journal and has served as a regular advisor to the U.S. government on ethical issues regarding new technologies. .....more»

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2012-03-31: Your Toxic Kitchen
 


 
Lyn Genet-Recitas
Lyn-Genet Recitas has been a holistic nutritionist since 1983 studying nutritional therapy, holistic medicine, herbology, homeopathy and shiatsu. She started working with immune response and hormonal balance twenty years ago on the west coast and has been running health centers for the past ten years in New York City and Westchester. Lyn-Genet and her team at The Lyn-Genet Plan have helped thousands of men and women find easy, effective ways to lose weight, improve health and reverse the aging p .....more»

The Lyn-Genet plan

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2013-03-09: Saving Money at the Pump
 


 
Maggie Cary
Maggie Cary, a National Board Certified Teacher has been an educator for over 20 years. She is certified in Secondary Education and holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Over the years she has mentored countless teachers and advised hundreds of parents. Mrs. Cary has taught children from preschool through high school. She is the mother of two young adults and lives and teaches in Florida. Over the years she has individually answered a myriad of questions from parents concern .....more»

ClassroomTalk.com

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2012-12-01: Delayed Retirement
 


 
Mai Fernandez
Mai Fernandez is executive director of the National Center for Victims of Crime, a position she has held since June 2010. With a distinguished 25-year career in the criminal justice, nonprofit, and policy arenas, Fernandez brings to the National Center extensive national, state, and local leadership experience in victim-related work. Formerly the acting executive director of the Latin American Youth Center -- a DC-based nonprofit organization that provides multicultural underserved youth with ed .....more»

National Center for Victims of Crime

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2012-04-27: Surprising Crime Statistics
 


 
Marc Tucker
Marc Tucker is President and founder of NCEE. He created the first Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce in 1989, as well as the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce in 2005 and authored the New Commission's report, Tough Choices or Tough Times. A leader of the national standards movement for many years, Tucker co-authored, with Ray Marshall, Thinking for a Living: Education and the Wealth of Nations, co-authored, with Judy Codding, Standards for Our Schools: How t .....more»

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2010-05-29: The Hidden Cost of Your New TV
 


 
Margaret Iuculano
Margaret Iuculano is a wife, mother, successful entrepreneur and child rights activist. She grew up in San Diego and worked for 15 years in the software consulting industry before purchasing her own software training and consulting company. Margaret served as CEO for 6 years before selling the company. She has been involved in several other entrepreneurial adventures, including designing and opening a wine bar and redeveloping a historic building. Margaret lives in Tampa, Florida, where she is a .....more»

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2010-03-06: Overcoming Abuse and Adversity
 


 
Maribeth Kuzmeski
Maribeth Kuzmeski and her firm, Red Zone Marketing consult and speak for businesses from financial services firms to Fortune 500 corporationson strategic marketing planning and business growth. Maribeth has personally consulted with some of the world’s most successful CEO’s, entrepreneurs and professionals. An internationally recognized speaker, she shares the tactics that businesspeople use today to create more sustainable business relationships and sales and marketing successes. Maribeth has w .....more»

Red Zone Marketing

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2013-12-28: Preventing Alzheimer's
 


 
Marjorie Treu
Marjorie Treu is CEO of Team Fusion, LLC, a company dedicated to empowering managers with the tools to create and live their leadership legacy. Her 20-year journey in Corporate America has led Marjorie into the worlds of travel, banking, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and non-profits. The challenges facing today's executives are similar regardless of industry: Lack of visionary leadership in succession planning Low employee morale during uncertain economic times Limited understanding of gen .....more»

Team Fusion Website

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2013-12-14: Warning Signs of Layoffs
 


 
Mark Courtney
Mark Courtney is a a member of the faculty of the University of Washington School of Social Work and Executive Director of Partners for Our Children, a public-private partnership devoted to improving the child welfare system (www.partnersforourchildren.org). His fields of special interest are welfare reform, and child welfare services, such as child protection, foster care, group care, and adoption and professionalization of social work. Professor Courtney's work has followed the outcomes over t .....more»

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2012-05-04: Finding Fulfillment in Blue Collar Work
 


 
Mark Thompson
One of the most successful senior business communication executives and angel investors of our time, Mark C. Thompson is Charles Schwab's former Chief Customer Experience Officer, Chief Communications Officer and Executive Producer of Schwab.com.During his tenure, Schwab's client assets grew ten-fold to more than $800 billion dollars in over 5 million accounts.Thompson is Chairman of the American Express Leadership Series on Facebook for Peter Drucker's Leader to Leader Institute. The series fea .....more»

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2013-07-05: Is Your Driveway Dangerous?
 


 
Mark Hyman
I am a sports journalist based in Baltimore, Maryland, and write for many publications including, recently, the New York Times, Sports Illustrated and BusinessWeek. Topics vary, but I have a special interest in the business of sports, sports and law and the role of adults in sports for children. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and from the University of Maryland School of Law. I am a member of the Maryland Bar. In March 2010, I was honored as one of 18 Sports Ethics Fellows by th .....more»

Mark's Website

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2012-07-14: The Cost of Youth Sports
 


 
Mark Victor Hansen
Mark Victor Hansen is one of the most respected authorities in the area of human potential and has created change around the world for more than 30 years. As the co-creator of the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, he has achieved phenomenal success with 144 million books sold and 200 titles in print, in 41 different languages. The Richest Kids in America is his latest project, and it will inspire readers of every age to wake up their inner being and obtain their true financial freed .....more»

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2011-05-06: Young Entrepreneurs
 


 
Marlene Targ Brill
Marlene Targ Brill has been creating children's books for many years. She started writing while teaching children with disabilities, producing materials to help her students learn. With time, the desire to write grew stronger. Soon she was writing for a variety of formats- magazines, newspapers, newsletters, videotape, and textbooks-developing materials for readers of all ages. Today, Marlene is author of more than 65 books for children and adults. She has received several honors for writing an .....more»

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2014-01-04: Raising Smart Kids
 


 
Marshawn Evans
As one of the nation’s leading experts on the art of maximizing potential, Reinvention Strategist, Entrepreneur and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited®, a corporate life-enrichment consulting firm focusing on reinvention, diversity, innovative leadership and peak performance strategies. She is author of SKIRTS in the Boardroom: A Woman’s Survival Guide to Success in Business & Life (Wiley 2008), and founder of The SKIRTS Network™ and The Work Your SKIRTS Awards.™ .....more»

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2011-01-07: Skirts in the Boardroom
 


 
Martin Yate
Martin Yate CPC (Hon)*, is an executive career strategist and NY Timesbestseller with over thirty years in the career management field. This experience spans international headhunting (one of the first technology management headhunters in Silicon Valley), Director of HR for Bell Industries Computer Memory Division in Mountain View California, and Director of Training and Development for the Dunhill Personnel System in New York. He has worked with corporations and associations on four continents .....more»

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2011-10-14: Tips for Landing a Job
 


 
Matthew Crawford
Matthew B. Crawford is a philosopher and mechanic. Currently a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, he owns and operates Shockoe Moto, an independent motorcycle repair shop in Richmond, Virginia. .....more»

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2012-05-04: Finding Fulfillment in Blue Collar Work
 


 
Michael Oswald
Michael Joseph Oswald is an American travel writer. In 2003 he graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with degrees in electrical engineering and chemistry. After four years working in a corporate environment, he escaped to a more adventurous lifestyle traveling and pursuing his passion for kayaking, biking, and hiking across America's National Parks. .....more»

Your Guide to the National Parks on Amazon

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2012-11-17: The National Parks
 


 
Michael Moss
MICHAEL MOSS was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2010, and was a finalist for the prize in 2006 and 1999. He is also the recipient of a Loeb Award and an Overseas Press Club citation. Before coming to the Times, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, New York Newsday, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has been an adjunct professor at the Columbia School of Journalism and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons. .....more»

Michael's Website

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2013-05-18: Salt, Sugar and Fat
 


 
Michael C. Harper
Michael Harper is a leading authority in the area of labor, employment, and employment discrimination law. Professor Harper has been engaged by the study of these fields since joining the faculty in 1978. He stresses that the law governing employment is critical to the organization of society and the setting of social priorities. He notes that students are both motivated by the human narratives in litigated employment cases and also challenged by the complex laws and regulations governing the fi .....more»

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2013-04-06: Age Discrimination
 


 
Milton Chen
Mr. Chen is Senior Fellow of The George Lucas Educational Foundation. He has worked at GLEF for 12 years as executive director, became senior fellow in early 2010. Background includes director of research, Sesame Workshop; asst. professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education; education director, KQED-San Francisco (PBS). He is also the author of Education Nation: Seven Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools (Jossey-Bass, 2010). .....more»

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2010-08-21: Check Out Your Checking Account
 


 
Nancy Trejos
Nancy Trejos has been a staff writer for The Washington Post for 11 years. She has covered schools, local government, and the Iraq war. In February 2007, Ms. Trejos joined the business section of the Post. She covered real estate as the real estate boom went bust. In November 2007, she became the Post’s personal finance writer. Ms. Trejos has also written pieces for Latina magazine, including one about Latina women who are HIV-positive. She wrote a Washington Post magazine story about trave .....more»

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2010-08-21: Check Out Your Checking Account
 


 
Nancy Salamone
Nancy Salamone is an author and gifted speaker with a compelling, powerful message. She is an advocate against domestic violence who believes that knowledge about personal money management brings confidence and self-sufficiency to life. She is the author of the landmark financial self-sufficiency program The Business of Me. Nancy will soon release "The Business of Me, Theory-Concepts-Philosophy in the autumn. Her new book is titled Victory Over Violence - Nancy’s Story and The Business of Me .....more»

Nancy's Website

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2012-12-01: Delayed Retirement
 


 
Neil Strauss
Neil Strauss is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The Game and coauthor of three New York Times best-sellers: Jenna Jameson's How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, MÖtley CrÜe's The Dirt, and Marilyn Manson's The Long Hard Road Out of Hell -- as well as Dave Navarro's Don't Try This At Home, a Los Angeles Times bestseller. A writer for Rolling Stone, Strauss lives in Los Angeles .....more»

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2011-04-01: Preparing for Disaster
 


 
Nicholas Carr
Nicholas Carr writes on the social, economic, and business implications of technology. He is the author of the 2008 Wall Street Journal bestseller The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google, which is "widely considered to be the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement," according the Christian Science Monitor. His earlier book, Does IT Matter?, published in 2004, "lays out the simple truths of the economics of information technology in a lucid way, with cogent .....more»

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2012-09-29: Fighting Back Against Cyberbullying
 


 
Niobe Way
Niobe Way is Professor of Applied Psychology in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. She is also the co-Director of the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education at NYU and the President for the Society for Research on Adolescence. She received her doctorate from Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology and was an NIMH postdoctoral fellow in the psychology department at Yale University. Way’s research focuses on the intersections of culture, .....more»

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2012-10-19: Crisis of Connection
 


 
Pat Brown
Pat Brown is a nationally known criminal profiler, television commentator, author, and founder and CEO of The Sexual Homicide Exchange and The Pat Brown Criminal Profiling Agency. Pat has provided crime commentary and profiling and forensic analysis in over one thousand television and radio appearances in the United States and across the globe. She can be seen regularly on the cable television news programs, CNN, MSNBC and FOX, and is a frequent guest of the Today Show, the CBS Early Show, Larry .....more»

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2013-01-26: The Sobering Truth
 


 
Paul Hogan
Paul and Lori Hogan founded Home Instead Senior Care in 1994. The company has grown into the largest senior care business of its kind in the world. In 15 years, it has provided services to more than 500,000 seniors through a network of nearly 900 franchise offices located in the U.S., Puerto Rico and 14 other countries. In 2008, Home Instead provided more than 40 million hours of care to seniors around the world. Paul is a 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He serves as a f .....more»

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2011-10-14: Tips for Landing a Job
 


 
Phil Gaddis
Mr. Gaddis joined Addison Group in 2005 to help build the company’s Finance and Accounting (F&A) Executive Search practice in Houston. In less than three years, it became the largest revenue producer and most profitable permanent placement practice in the company. Mr. Gaddis was promoted to President of Addison Group’s F&A Executive Search practice in November 2010 and is charged with growing the company’s present operations and expanding into new markets. Prior to Addison, Mr. Gaddis spent n .....more»

The Addison Group

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2014-01-11: Career Change
 


 
Randal Pinkett
Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, scholar, author and speaker. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion dollar consulting firm based in Newark, NJ, that specializes in information technology, organizational development and public policy. Dr. Pinkett holds five degrees including: a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University where he competed on the track and field team as a high jumper and long jumper; a M.S. in Computer Scienc .....more»

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2012-11-24: The Digital Generation
 


 
Randy Albelda
Randy Albelda is a professor of economics in the Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Albelda has focused her research and teaching on a range of issues that have important policy implications including women's economic status, welfare reform, and family structure. Albelda has authored and co-authored a number of books, articles and reports focused on policies that affect the well-being of working families. .....more»

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2013-01-19: The Challenges of Low Income Parents
 


 
Raymond Francis
Raymond Francis is President of Beyond Health International, a supplier of health-supporting products of the highest quality. A graduate of M.I.T. and an internationally recognized leader in the field of optimal-health maintenance, Raymond maintains that good health is a choice. His mission is to educate the public on how to choose health, get well and stay healthy. As the international chairman of The Project to End Disease, Raymond believes that the technology we already have is sufficie .....more»

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2012-06-09: Inspiring Innovation
 


 
Regina Leeds
Regina Leeds, named best organizer by Los Angeles magazine, has been a professional organizer for more than twenty years. She is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller One Year to an Organized Life. She lives in Toluca Lake, California. .....more»

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2012-09-15: Hi Tech Cheaters
 


 
Richard Weissbourd
Richard Weissbourd is the author of The Parents We Mean To Be, How Well-Intentioned Adults Undermine Children's Moral and Emotional Development, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. He is also the author of The Vulnerable Child, What Really Hurts America's Children and What We Can Do About It, recently named by theAmerican School Board Journal as one of the top ten education books of all time. A child and family psychologist, Richard is on the faculty of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Sc .....more»

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2011-02-04: Relax and Just Be a Parent
 


 
Richard J. Johnson
RICHARD JOHNSON, MD, has been a practicing physician and clinical scientist for over a quarter of a century. Previously chief of nephrology and director of renal transplantation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Dr. Johnson is now chief of nephrology, hypertension, and transplantation at the University of Florida in Gainesville. .....more»

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2010-05-15: The Sugar Fix
 


 
Richard M. Gersberg
Dr. Richard M. Gersberg is currently a Professor (and Head of the Division) of Environmental Health in the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University (SDSU), and Acting Director of the Coastal and Marine Institute at SDSU. He has an M.S. degree in biology from the University of Houston, and a Ph.D degree in microbiology from the University of California, Davis (1977). Dr. Gersberg specializes in water quality research and limnology, and has broad experience working with both .....more»

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2013-05-24: The Argument for Tort Reform
 


 
Robert Cantu, MD
In 1960, he received his B.A. degree from the University of California Berkley where he pitched on the varsity baseball team. Jointly, in medical school and graduate school, he received his M.A. degree in endocrinology in 1962, and in 1963, his M.D. from the University of California Medical School in San Francisco. Following a surgical internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City in 1963-1964, he began a neurosurgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and sim .....more»

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2012-10-06: The Concussion Epidemic in Youth Sports
 


 
Roger Leslie
I was born into a close-knit Polish-American family on May 5, 1961. Growing up in Dearborn Heights, Michigan filled my childhood with unforgettable experiences that shaped who I am and that continue to influence what I write. My dad my hero and role model instilled in me a love for reading and a desire to succeed. My mom my shining example of how joyful life can be taught me to experience each day with passion and to record the meaningful moments so they live on. Thanks to them, I knew before I .....more»

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2012-10-06: The Concussion Epidemic in Youth Sports
 


 
Ron Shevlin
Ron Shevlin is a senior analyst at Aite Group. He specializes in retail banking issues including sales and marketing technologies, customer and marketing analytics, loyalty management, P2P lending, personal financial management, social computing, online banking, customer experience and consumer behavior. Mr. Shevlin is a recognized thought leader for his pioneering research on right-channeling consumer interactions, the impact of customer advocacy on future purchase intention, and developing se .....more»

Aite Group

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2012-01-20: The Stalking Problem
 


 
Rosemary Gibson
Rosemary Gibson is a leader in health care innovation, making cutting-edge improvements in the care of patients and their families for more than twenty years. Gibson's work has included implementing training programs for physicians at 800 hospitals, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Gibson also initiated new standards for the treatment of patients in pain with HIV/AIDS and breast cancer. These standards are now in effect at 18,000 health .....more»

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2011-12-09: The Treatment Trap
 


 
Roxana Soto
My name is Roxana A. Soto (my middle initial stands for Alexandra, a name I absolutely love, but I never get to use) and I am a lover of languages. I like to say I’m trilingual, but my French is not as strong as I’d like it to be. I’m not giving up, though, especially after my mother – who is in her 60s – went to Quebec to study French in 2011, proving that it’s never too late… for anything! I am an immigrant born in Lima, Peru – land of the most delectable food… if I do say so myself. I’ve be .....more»

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2012-11-17: The National Parks
 


 
Roxanne Rivera
Roxanne is the president and CEO of the Associated Builders and Contractors of New Mexico. She also serves as New Mexico’s liaison to the National Associated Builders and Contractors in Washington, DC. Roxanne has been working in the construction industry for decades. In 1981, using a personal savings of $1,200, Rivera co-founded a sole proprietorship construction service business and grew it to a $13 million company that incorporated in 1989. She oversaw all operations and up to 100 employees .....more»

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2011-11-25: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
 


 
Ruchi Gupta
Ruchi Gupta, M.D., M.P.H, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a health services researcher at Northwestern University and Children’s Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gupta has significant interest and experience with community-based research. Her research and clinical interests include childhood food allergy and childhood asthma. Dr. Gupta has more than 25 first-authored peer-reviewed publications and grant support through the Food Allergy Initiative, the National Children's Study and the Robert Wood .....more»



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2012-08-24: Facts About Food Allergies
 


 
Sally Ride
Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32, became the first American woman to enter into low Earth orbit in 1983. She is also the first known astronaut to have been in a long-term same-sex relationship. In 1987, she left NASA to work at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control. She served on the investigation panels for two space shuttle disasters, Challenger and Columbia, the only person to serve on both. Ride re .....more»

Sally Ride Science

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2012-07-28: A Tribute to Sally Ride
 


 
Samira K. Beckwith
Samira K. Beckwith, ACSW, LCSW, FACHE, has over 30 years' experience in professional health care and social services. She has served as President and CEO of Hope Healthcare Services, based in Fort Myers, Florida, since 1991. When she joined Hope, the agency was caring for a small number of hospice patients in the immediate Fort Myers area. Under her leadership, Hope has created an array of services for the frail elderly and children and today serves more than 2,200 people and their families in .....more»

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2013-11-23: Millions of Jobs and No One to Fill Them
 


 
Sarah Brokaw
Sarah Brokaw is a licensed therapist with a private practice in Beverly Hills, California where she specializes in relational dynamics. Her involvement with the wellness community is complemented by her engagement with the world at large. She is a psychotherapist and philanthropist skilled at helping people on an individual, as well as a communal basis. Sarah’s belief that education is a lifelong pursuit within and outside the classroom, has led her to achieve some of the highest accolades in h .....more»

My Fortytude

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2013-04-27: Getting Our Children to Love Reading
 


 
Sebastian Young
Sebastian Young is a successful entrepreneur and author from Beaumont, Texas. At the early age of two his mother was tragically murdered and he was sent to live with his grandparents. Although his grandparents were older in age, they possessed a wealth of knowledge. Anecdotal stories about relationships and life choices coupled with tough punishments carved out a determined leader, mentor, and parent. Growing up, the death of his mother haunted him. He would hear voices at night, see her murder .....more»

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2011-12-23: Plastic Ocean
 


 
Seth Godin
SETH GODIN has written thirteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. Every one has been a bestseller. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. American Way Magazine calls him, "America's Greatest Marketer," and his blog is perhaps the most popular in the world written by a single individual. His latest book, Poke The Box is a call to action about the initiative you're t .....more»

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2013-06-29: Increasing your Job Security
 


 
Shawn Bushway
Shawn D. Bushway is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminal Justice and Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany. He is leader in the field of criminology, serving as an Executive Counselor on the American Society of Criminology’s Executive Board, and a member of the four editorial boards. Shawn has done research in three distinct areas: the relationship between work .....more»

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2013-12-14: Warning Signs of Layoffs
 


 
Shawn Marie Edgington
Shawn Marie Edgington is the author of "Read Between the lines: A Humorous Guide to Texting with Simplicity and Style”, “The Parent’s Guide to Texting, Facebook and Social Media” and slated for fall 2011 “What Men Want in the Workplace and How to Use it to Get Ahead”. Shawn is the CEO of a National Insurance Brokerage, public speaker, “Texpert”, and the developer of the Ignore/Block/Report Program. Shawn is the founder of The C.A.T.C. Publishing Group whose mission is to Communicate Awareness th .....more»

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2012-09-29: Fighting Back Against Cyberbullying
 


 
Spencer Cowan
Spencer leads Woodstock Institute’s applied research for economic security program. Spencer joined Woodstock Institute in December 2011 after serving as Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina. Before joining Woodstock, Spencer’s work included projects examining the impact of state laws promoting affordable housing in affluent suburbs, efforts to bring the middle class back to inner-city neighborhoods, the impact of regulation on .....more»

The Woodstock Institute

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2013-03-23: Mortgage Fairness
 


 
Stanton Glanz
Dr. Glantz, the American Legacy Foundation Distinguished Professor of Tobacco Control, conducts research on a wide range of topics ranging from the health effects of secondhand smoke (with particular emphasis on the cardiovascular system) to the efficacy of different tobacco control policies. Dr. Glantz conducts research on a wide range of issues ranging from the effects of secondhand smoke on the heart through the reductions in heart attacks observed when smokefree policies are enacted, to how .....more»

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2012-11-17: The National Parks
 


 
Stephanie Vance
Stephanie D. Vance, the “Advocacy Guru” of Advocacy Associates, LLC, is the author of four books on advocacy, specifically Government by the People: How to Communicate with Congress, the fabjob.com guide Get a Job on Capitol Hill, Citizens in Action: A Guide to Influencing Government and the recently released Advocacy Manual: A Practitioner’s Guide. More information on her books is available on our books page. She has over 20 years of experience in Congressional affairs, having worked in a prom .....more»

Advocacy Associates, LLC,

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2011-02-04: Relax and Just Be a Parent
 


 
Stephen Viscusi
Stephen Viscusi is an author, columnist and broadcast journalist in the workplace genre. His new HarperCollins book is titled BULLETPROOF YOUR JOB: 4 Simple Strategies to Ride Out the Rough Times and Come Out On Top at Work. Viscusi has been a featured guest as a career expert on numerous news and entertainment programs including "The Tyra Banks Show," "Inside Edition," "Good Morning America," CBS, ABC, FOX, CNBC news, and many others. Viscusi regularly publishes columns and blogs in The Huff .....more»

Bulletproof Your Job Website

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2010-12-31: Bulletproof Your Job
 


 
Stephen Downing
Stephen Downing began his twenty-year police career in a squad car and finished as a deputy chief of police. As Commander of the Bureau of Special Investigations at one point, the Administrative Narcotics Division was one of the divisions within his scope of authority. His vast experience in law enforcement has led him to the conclusion that the War on Drugs can never be worth the human and fiscal costs. Stephen entered the LAPD in 1960 and spent twelve years assigned to operations in South Cen .....more»



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2014-03-22: Losing the War on Drugs
 


 
Steve Pemberton
Steve Pemberton is Chief Diversity Officer and Divisional Vice-President for Walgreens, the first such person to hold that responsibility in the company's 110 year history. One of America's most inspiring executives, Steve's journey to corporate America has been all but traditional. He has become recognized as one of the nation's leaders on matters of diversity and inclusion and its importance to the growth of the American industrial complex. In 2006, Fortune named Steve Pemberton one of the Top .....more»

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2012-04-27: Surprising Crime Statistics
 


 
Steven Covey
Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey has dedicated his life to demonstrating how every person can truly control their destiny with profound, yet straightforward guidance. As an an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author, his advice has given insight to millions. .....more»

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2011-01-22: Inside a Street Gang
 


 
Steven Kotler
Steven Kotler is a bestselling author and an award-winning journalist. His books include the non-fiction works: Abundance, A Small, Furry Prayer, and West of Jesus, and the novel The Angle Quickest for Flight. His articles have appeared in over 60 publications, including: New York Times Magazine, Wired, Discover, Popular Science, Outside, GQ, and National Geographic. He writes “The Playing Field,” a blog about the science of sport and culture for PsychologyToday.com. Kotler is also the co-found .....more»

Abundance Website

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2014-04-20: Women and the Corporate Ladder
 


 
Stewart Friedman
Stew Friedman has been on the Wharton faculty since 1984. He became the Management Department’s first Practice Professor for his work on applying theory and research to the real challenges facing organizations. As founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program, in 1991 he initiated the required MBA and Undergraduate leadership courses. He is also founding director of Wharton’s Work/Life Integration Project. Stew’s most recent book is Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and .....more»

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2013-11-16: Movie Ratings
 


 
Sudhir Venkatesh
Sudhir Venkatesh is William B. Ransford Professor of Sociology at Columbia University in the City of New York. He is a researcher and writer on urban neighborhoods in the United States (New York, Chicago) and Paris, France. He is also a documentary film-maker. His most recent book is Gang Leader for a Day (Penguin Press). He has also published Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor (Harvard University Press, 2006) about illegal economies in Chicago. Off the Books received a Bes .....more»

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2011-01-22: Inside a Street Gang
 


 
Sumir Karayi
Sumir Karayi is the CEO of 1E, a company he founded in 1997. Sumir has since been at the forefront of the Green IT movement, pioneering PC power management and establishing a market-leading role.[1] Sumir's primary goal is to drive down the cost of IT for large organizations by identifying and eliminating waste. Sumir is a member of the International Board of the Alliance to Save Energy and the British Association for Adoption and Fostering .....more»

1e.com

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2011-02-04: Relax and Just Be a Parent
 


 
Sunny Schwartz
Sunny Schwartz is a nationally recognized expert in Criminal Justice reform. She has pioneered new policy initiatives for custody-based and reentry programs, as well as alternatives to incarceration. Ms. Schwartz has worked in criminal justice for over 25 years. She was admitted to the California State Bar in 1985. In 1990 Sheriff Michael Hennessey appointed Ms. Schwartz as the Program Administrator for the San Francisco Sheriff's Department. Ms. Schwartz has directed the design and operation of .....more»

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2010-05-08: Common Sense On Mutual Funds
 


 
Susan Eva Porter
Susan Eva Porter received her A.B. from Brown University, master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (M.S.Ed.) and Smith College School for Social Work (MSW), and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of California. Sue has worked in schools as a health educator, school counselor, school trustee, and consultant for over two decades. Her primary focus is on establishing and supporting healthy school env .....more»

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2013-10-19: Marriage and Your Health
 


 
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
uzanne is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of WeJustGotBack.com and a mother of three. She has been a travel writer and editor for over 20 years, including 13 years when she was based in Europe. She drives the content and editorial strategy for WeJustGotBack.com, which The New York Times has called “an authoritative voice in family trip-planning.” The site was selected in 2009 and 2010 as a Gold Magellan Award Winner by Travel Weekly magazine, one of the industry’s most prestigious honors. Su .....more»

We Just Got Back.com

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2012-07-14: The Cost of Youth Sports
 


 
Tammi DeVille
Tammi DeVille is a serial entrepreneur, an actual Jackie-of-all-trades and the kind of person who gets things done. She's hiked hot lava in Hawaii, climbed mountains in Colorado, survived sprint triathlons, fallen in love with yoga and if there is something fun happening somewhere, she generally knows about it and has a ticket. In her volunteering life she's delivered food to the homeless, hired employees for non-profits, organized events and marketing projects, been a mentor and court appointe .....more»

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2012-08-24: Facts About Food Allergies
 


 
Thomas Newkirk
Thomas Newkirk's most recent books with Heinemann are The Art of Slow Reading (2011), Holding Onto Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones (2009) and Teaching the Neglected "R" (2007, coedited with Richard Kent). His Misreading Masculinity (2004) was cited by Instructor Magazine as one of the most significant books for teachers in the past decade. A former teacher of at-risk high school students in Boston, Tom is Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, the former director of its freshm .....more»



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2012-06-16: Kids in Cars
 


 
Tim Lohrentz
Tim Lohrentz's responsibilities include research and assistance on a variety of projects related to community and economic development in immigrant communities and communities of color. Some of Tim’s recent publications include High Ideals, Low Pay: A Wage Analysis of University of California Service Workers, A Minority Business Development Framework for the Cleveland Foundation, and an Employment Survey of Vineyard and Nursery Workers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Tim is currently working on a .....more»

Insight Center for Community Economic Development

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2013-05-18: Salt, Sugar and Fat
 


 
Tom Rosenstiel
Tom Rosenstiel designed the Project for Excellence in Journalism and directs its activities. He also serves as vice chairman of the Committee of Concerned Journalists, an initiative engaged in conducting a national conversation among journalists about standards and values. A journalist for more than 20 years, he is a former media critic for the Los Angeles Times and chief congressional correspondent for Newsweek magazine. He is the editor and principal author of PEJ’s Annual Report on the State .....more»

Journalism.org

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2010-07-16: The Rights and Wrongs of Retirement Advice
 


 
Tony Wagner
Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade. Tony consults widely to schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor .....more»

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2012-06-09: Inspiring Innovation
 


 
Tumaini Rucker Coker
Tumaini Rucker Coker, MD, MBA is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA and Associate Natural Scientist at RAND. Dr. Coker\'s research has focused on delivery system redesign for child and adolescent preventive health services, as well as socioeconomic disparities in health and health care. She investigates alternative models of health care delivery to improve the quality of primary care services delivered to children in low-income urban communities. She is currently principal investigator of .....more»

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2011-04-29: Keeping Your Credit Scores High
 


 
Uchendi Nwani
Uchendi “Chin” Nwani, CEO of International Barber & Style College and author of “The Millionaire Ex-Convict”, got a second chance at life after being released from federal prison. “After hurting my mom’s heart so bad, I just wanted her to live long enough to see me make a positive change. My greatest joy in life has been seeing my mom smile and laugh again.”---Uchendi Nwani Uchendi Nwani was released from prison with $150 having worked 17 hours a day hard labor earning 4 cents per hour. Upon .....more»

Uchendi Nwani Enterprises Website

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2012-08-03: In Sourcing Doctors
 


 
Ulrich Boser
I’m a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, a Washington-D.C.-based think tank. I write on a variety of social issues and am particularly interested in education and criminal justice. I'm writing a book about trust and cooperation, which will be published in late 2013. Prior to the Center, I was a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report, special projects director for The Washington Post Express, and research coordinator for Education Week. My work has appeared in The New .....more»

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2012-08-03: In Sourcing Doctors
 


 
Victoria Moran
Victoria Moran is an author, motivational speaker, life and health coach, and corporate spokesperson; she has been active in the vegetarian and animal rights movements since her teens, and her daughter, Adair, is a lifelong vegan. Victoria’s 1985 Compassion the Ultimate Ethic: An Exploration of Veganism, is believed to be the first full-length book every written on veganism. Her other books include the best-selling Creating a Charmed Life and the weight-loss classic,The Love-Powered Diet: Eating .....more»

Main Street Vegan

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2012-06-02: The New Geography of Jobs
 


 
Wes Moore
Wes Moore is a youth advocate, Army com bat veteran, promising business leader and author. Wes graduated Phi Theta Kappa as a commissioned officer from Valley Forge Military College in 1998 and Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. At Johns Hopkins he was honored by the Maryland College Football Hall of Fame. He completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2004. Wes was a paratroope .....more»

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2012-03-23: Managing Your Money Disorder
 


 
William Copeland
Dr. Copeland is a clinical psychologist and epidemiologist, who trained at the University of Vermont and completed his clinical internship at Duke University Medical Center. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Center for Developmental Epidemiology in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Copeland’s research program focuses on the presentation, course, and biological and environmental causes of psychiatric disorders in childh .....more»

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2013-03-09: Saving Money at the Pump
 


 
Woodson Merrell
Dr. Woodson Merrell, named by New York magazine a "Leader for the New Millennium," is chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, Manhattan campus of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Since 1985 he has maintained a high-profile private practice in integrative medicine and acupuncture on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Dr. Merrell has chaired and been sci .....more»

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2010-11-26: Worn Out at Work