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James Adams - Author, WAFFLE STREET, The Confession and Rehabilitation of a Financier
From hedge fund manager to fast food employee, James Adams has a fascinating story. Burnt out by the Wall Street debacle and suffering a job loss, Adams needed a complete change. He couldn't get hired by McDonald's, but Waffle House, a southern chain, gave him an opportunity to clear his head and learn that "there's no such thing as a free lunch." Working with people who had fewer opportunities in life confirmed his belief in the Golden Rule. He gives advice to the unemployed on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Life Choice, Finance, Inspiration
Paul Sladkus - Founder, Milestone Broadcast and Good News Planet
Paul Sladkus has made the choice to bring only "good news" to his viewers of Good News Planet. He prefers optimism and a positive approach to life. Good News Planet is literally inundated with good news content. "That's all we look for and that's how we see the world," Sladkus relates. Actually, he says he's stressed from so much good news. He has 10 million stories about people who are kind, good, loving and helping others. Get on the Good News "Bandwagon" with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Life Choice, Inspiration, Quality of Life
Caroline Dowd-Higgins - Author, THIS IS NOT THE CAREER I ORDERED
Caroline Dowd-Higgins, author, THIS IS NOT THE CAREER I ORDERED, has gone through life changing transitions. Starting out as an opera singer and quite successful, she soon realized that she wasn't happy with the instability of an artist's life. She wanted security and a regular paycheck. Now, as a career coach and director of Career and Professional Development at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law, her goal is to empower women to achieve personal goals. "It's okay to say, 'I want to make money.'" It's also okay to be ambitious, strong and powerful, attributes that women sometimes shy away from. Dowd-Higgins is on a mission to change that. Get some of her tips on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Careers, Job Search, Life Choice
Eileen Sharaga - B.S., M.A., President, Career Resources
Have you asked yourself, honestly, how you chose your career? Are you mid-stream in your career and dreading every day. Or worse, have you been laid off because your skills have been taken over off shore. You should view Eileen Sharaga on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West. Sharaga lays out strategies for re-examining your career goals, identifying your natural strengths, and fine-tuning your search.
Themes: Careers, Job Search, Life Choice
David Reiser / Andrea Reiser - Co-Authors, LETTERS FROM HOME
If you're worried about our country, start doing your part to help America. David and Andrea Reiser are: they've written LETTERS FROM HOME to their four sons stressing the values and virtues they hope their sons will embrace. They would like other Americans to start their own grassroots movement to return our country to its core values. They discuss their concerns with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth. Buy their book -- all proceeds are donated to charity.
Themes: Life Choice, Inspiration
Margie Warrell - Bestselling Author, Coach, Guest Speaker; FIND YOUR COURAGE
Margie Warrell coaches individuals and organizations on courage -- the courage to lead, the courage to believe in oneself. She particularly aims at the unemployed -- staying positive, staying motivated. She has six strategies to help you differentiate yourself from other job seekers. She discusses her belief that we are all capable of doing more, being more and giving more with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Life Balance, Life Choice
Charles J. Hynes - District Attorney, Kings County, New York; Founder, Legal Lives
The crime rate in Brooklyn, once considered one of the ten leading crime-ridden communities in the U.S., is down significatnly; due in no small part to District Attorney Charles J. Hynes. Brooklyn's top prosecutor takes seriously not only prosecuting but going after causes of crimes in the first place. His Legal Lives program takes the D.A.'s staff into fourth grade classrooms to teach kids about making choices in life that prevent juvenile delinquency. He wants kids to understand, all citizens, for the common good, must live within the law. Learn about this extraordinary program on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Kids, Legal, Life Choice, Mentoring
Cameron Stracher - Professor, New York Law School; Author, DINNER WITH DAD
What makes a successful lawyer living the American Dream, risk his secure lifestyle? Cameron Stracher changes his family's lifestyle so he can have dinner with them at least five nights a week. He explains changing from Absent Dad to Nourishing Dad on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Life Choice, Life Balance, Quality of Life
Dr. Evelyn Higgins - Author, THE MYSTERY TO HAPPINESS
Dr. Evelyn Higgins links wisdom that comes with age to the mystery of happiness. This former advisor to the U.S. Surgeon General on Women's Fitness tells how to live a happier life on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Life Choice, Retirement, Quality of Life, Life Balance, Health Care
 60 Seconds on Value: "The Real Stars"
Journalist Ben Stein wrote a bi-weekly column filled with celebrity tidbits. In his retirement column, Stein wrote about his idea of real stars: the soldier who disarmed a bomb in Baghdad and got killed;...
Themes: Life Choice
 60 Seconds on Value: "Showing Integrity, Leadership, Caring"
Marilyn Carlson, Chairman of Carlson Hospitality brands, in a letter to her family wrote: We are emerging from a period of American business where desire for gain led many to act against the common good....
Themes: Life Choice
 60 Seconds on Value: "Developing Good Habits"
James Fallows, print and radio journalist, reminds all of us that in the end we are a collection of our habits. "So," says Fallows, "we really should take time to develop good ones....
Themes: Life Choice
 60 Seconds on Value: "Decisiveness Leads to Success"
The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in long, drawn-out back and forth pondering. Consider this: contrary to popular belief, decisions don't drive your long-term success, it's your decisiveness....
Themes: Entrepreneurs, Life Choice, Mental Discipline
 60 Seconds on Value: "Bogged down with stuff and things to do?"
Are you bogged down with stuff and things to do? In your mind, does busy equal worthwhile? Let go of unproductive activities....
Themes: Life Balance, Life Choice
 60 Seconds on Value: "Money and Happiness"
"Happy people are healthier." But money alone doesn't buy happiness, says Jonathan Clements of The New York Times....
Themes: Life Balance, Life Choice

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