July 25, 2012
Achieve startup success with author Jim Beach. Explore inner geography with retreat leader Adrian Juric. Grasp the physics of filmmaking with Robert Lieberman
Jim Beach worked as a research assistant at the Japanese External Trade Organization in the US, attended graduate school in Hawaii and worked for Coca-Cola in Japan. Then, at age 26, he founded American Computer Experience of Atlanta, which provided technology training for young people. He grew the company to $12 million in annual revenue in 1999 before selling it in 2001 to start teaching at Georgia State University. Jim is the author of School for Startups and shares tips to guarantee small business success in 90 days or less.
Adrian Juric is a Canadian Certified Counsellor, teacher, writer and retreat leader. A hiker and explorer at heart, Adrian spent thirteen years traveling and teaching his way across South America, Scandinavia, Asia, and the Middle East. Now a school counsellor in Squamish, B.C., his outer adventures continue as they are matched by a growing interest in the changing inner geography of human experience. Listen in to hear Adrian’s passion for creating his Inner Landscapes retreat experiences.
Plus, I’m delighted to have Robert H. Lieberman join me in studio. Robert is a long-time member of the Physics faculty at Cornell University. Initially, he came to Cornell to study to be a veterinarian, but ended up becoming an electrical engineer and doing research in neurophysiology. In addition to writing novels, he makes movies. He directed and produced the acclaimed documentary They Call it Mynamar. Dial us in for a cinematographic tour of Robert Lieberman’s career journey.
June 27, 2012
Actor and playwright, Dawna J. Wightman‘s current production is called Life as a Pomegranate: messy. juicy. seedy. bitter. sweet, “About Career, Children and S.O.B.s* (sticky outy bits).” Dawna worked in film and television in Canada and L.A. before leaving show business to enjoy a family. Returning to live theatre, Dawna acted with theatre companies and first produced in 2010 at The Second City, with A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking. Tune in for tips on careers in performing, and fun stories with Dawna, a 2011 nominee for Best Female Performer ACTRA Award.
Christine Fader is a writer, presenter and career counsellor. Among her specialties, Christine supports applicants wanting to get into medicine. For eight years she held the role of community member of the Queen’s University Medical School application process, and has created and implemented programs for Applying to Meds. Christine is author of Career Cupid: Your Guide to Landing and Loving Your Dream Job.
Join us on air for tips on getting into med school, and on living “happily ever after” in your career and life.
Louisa Jewell is the president and founder of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association launching in July 2012. Louisa is a graduate of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania and was also co-host CareerBuzz! Louisa joins us to talk about the new association she’s leading and its first annual conference this July 20-21.
Sparks from Career Buzz on June 13: Danielle Restivo of LinkedIn advised: Nurture your network because it is your career safety net. JT O’Donnell of CareerHMO suggested: Build a career practice with “pre-coaching tools” to be more efficient and offer higher quality.