|Dr. Robert F. Hurley - Professor, Fordham University; President, Hurley Associates; Author, THE DECISION TO TRUST|
Management and leadership in business are enhanced by learning the ability to "trust" and trust can be learned, according to Dr. F. Robert Hurley, author, THE DECISION TO TRUST. There are certain elements to consider when deciding to put your trust others. Assess similarities between you and the other person; does that person care about others; is the person capable; does the person communicate well; do you have an alignment of interest and do you share the same network? "If you go through life not trusting, you lose out, " asserts Dr. Hurley. Learn more on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Management, Business
|Ava Seavey - Author, AVA'S GUIDE TO GARAGE SALE GOLD|
A little planning can go a long way in making your garage/stoop sale profitable. Ava Seavey, author, AVA'S GUIDE TO GARAGE SALE GOLD, uses her former techniques in advertising and marketing skills for flea markets. Does the mania for on-line buying on such sites as E-Bay diminish the attraction of garage sales? Seavey finds these sites enhance the passion for flea markets and people enjoy the human interaction. She suggests sellers can make more on items in person and receive cash quicker. Some tips: "wear your cash" using an apron like holder for your money; presentation is important--a piece of jewelry looks better on a piece of black velvet rather than lying on a table. Seavey shares much more with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Entrepreneurs, Finance, Business
|Lior Arussy - Author, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE STRATEGY; President, Strativity Group|
Lior Arussy, author of CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE STRATEGY, and owner of a global firm specializing in customer experience research believes women make better business owners. For starters, women are more empathetic and listen better. For women, customers are not commodities but rather individuals that should be nurtured so they remain loyal. He discusses his findings on Getting Your Money's worth with Judith West.
Themes: Consumers, Business
|Catherine Kaputa - Author, THE FEMALE BRAND: USING THE FEMALE MINDSET TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS|
We women often fail to believe in ourselves. We do have an edge. We are better at interpersonal relations. We're great at teamplay. We cooperate to get a complicated problem fixed. We're planners and we focus on the big picture; not to exclude more intuitive and empathetic. In this very social workplace where many men and women are today, all these skills are a distinct advantage. How to use them? Listen to Catherine Kaputa on Getting Your Money's worth with Judith West.
Themes: Women Entrepreneurs, Business, Finance
|Sylvia Ann Hewlett - Author, TOP TALENT, "Keeping Performance Up When Business is Down"|
Generally, business is in survival mode. How to perform, keep top talent and deal with the credit crunch challenges big business and small business. From Wall Street to Main Street, corner offices to assembly lines, employees are angry, stressed and looking. So, how to deal with this and keep badly needed talent. Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of TOP TALENT, "Keeping Performance Up When Business is Down", offers some tips on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Recession, Business
More about "Getting Your Money's Worth"
As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.
Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.
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