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Nonfiction authors share compelling true stories & books with great ideas for living well. In addition to discussing captivating biographies & memoirs, these writers promote business & entrepreneurship, foster community-building, encourage health & wellness, strengthen home & family, and nurture personal development. Regardless of the genre, all the books we feature are insightful, inspiring, and uplifting. In the end, we save you time by curating long-standing classics, sleepers, and new re ...
 
A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
 
Get UNSTUCK and change your relationship with depression. Join host, life coach, and health expert Malikee Josephs, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to hear talks from leading health and inspirational experts to lift your mood and change your life! If you’re struggling with feelings of unhappiness, loneliness, emptiness, anxiety, sadness, grief/loss, or not having a sense of purpose, this show is for YOU! —————— If you are in need of medical care, please consult with a therapist or physic ...
 
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We all have benefited from someone being a point of light and we all have the power to do it too. Tyler Perry makes his debut to inspire you to be a point of light to others. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Tyler Perry: Website: https://tylerperry.com Instagram: tylerperry (https://www.instagram.com/tylerperry/) Book: Higher Is Waiting Ho…
 
On last week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour, we discussed NAHU’s letter to federal agencies regarding concerns about the implementation of the surprise billing provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This week, Marcy M. Buckner is back to talk about another comment letter we submitted last week – this one concerning the h…
 
The founder of Bumble talks to Anne McElvoy about whether dating apps have killed romance. Is she cashing in on feminism by building a brand around female empowerment? The world’s youngest female self-made billionaire explains why she’s calling for more diversity in the tech industry. And, what’s her mantra for love? Please subscribe to The Economi…
 
Lady Gaga makes her first appearance on the show. And boy, does she have a powerful message to share with you! This is something that most of us are too scared to do but should do way more of. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Lady Gaga: Website: https://bornthisway.ladygaga.com Instagram: ladygaga (https://www.instagram.com/ladygaga/ ) You…
 
Bishop T.D. Jakes is BACK to enCOURAGE you to unapologetically live your dreams. You can watch his talk here. Or his other talk here. Connect with Bishop T.D. Jakes: Website: https://www.tdjakes.org Instagram: bishopjakes (https://www.instagram.com/bishopjakes/) YouTube: T.D. Jakes (https://www.youtube.com/user/thepotterstube) Book: When Women Pray…
 
Speaker and author Robin Sharma debuts on the show to talk about what we can do when faced with life's most challenging times. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Robin: Website: https://www.robinsharma.com Instagram: robinsharma (https://www.instagram.com/robinsharma/) YouTube: Robin Sharma (https://www.youtube.com/user/sharmaleadership) Boo…
 
On this week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour we are revisiting an issue that we have not discussed in detail in some time – balance billing, also known as surprise billing. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, passed at the end of 2020, included a ban on surprise billing, with much of the implementation left up to regulatory bodies. …
 
How to remember the past in the digital present? The author of “In Memory of Memory” talks to Anne McElvoy about charting her family’s history, her nomination for the International Booker Prize, and what young Russians want from politics. And, what are the challenges of parenting in the age of visual technology? Please subscribe to The Economist fo…
 
Mel Robbins is back on the show to talk about how to overcome indecisiveness and procrastination. It's a good one! You can watch her talk here ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5caPXr-8zME&t=115s) Connect with Mel Robbins: Website: https://melrobbins.com Instagram: melrobbins (https://www.instagram.com/melrobbins/) YouTube: Mel Robbins (https://www…
 
SUMMARY Christina Soontornvat thrills readers of all ages with her 2021 Newbery Honor Book, All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team. Winner of numerous nonfiction awards, All Thirteen is a gripping page-turner. What begins as a simple afternoon adventure for teenage boys exploring a cave escalates into a global life-o…
 
Steve Harvey is BACK on the show and in today's episode, he's talking about something that 98% of us have been brainwashed to avoid doing. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Steve Harvey: Website: https://steveharvey.com Instagram: iamsteveharveytv YouTube: The Official Steve Harvey Book:Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of A…
 
Marianne Williamson is an author, lecturer, founder of Project Angel Food, and Host of The Marianne Williamson Podcast. She makes her debut on the show to talk about all three levels of relationships. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Marianne Williamson: Website: https://marianne.com Instagram: mariannewilliamson (https://www.instagram.com…
 
Last month, NAHU began publishing the State Update, a member-exclusive newsletter highlighting all the relevant political and regulatory health insurance news at the state level. On this week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour, we are joined by Husni Abdelaziz, NAHU’s director of government affairs. Husni monitors legislative and regulatory iss…
 
The billionaire founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge-fund manager, assesses President Biden's plans to tax the rich. Anne McElvoy asks him whether his firm's distinctive culture is cultish and whether the Redditers were right in their criticism of hedge funds over GameStop. Also, the need to place some chips on China's econo…
 
With rising heat, deadly drought, and erratic storms, the desert tortoise needs your help. And there are many things you can do, especially if you are camping over the weekend or driving to Las Vegas. Susanna Mann and Gabby Barnas from the Ivanpah Desert Tortoise Research Facility will tell you all the little things that make a big difference for o…
 
SUMMARY Emmy award–winning journalist and media expert Frank Sesno teaches how to question others in his book, Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change. Sesno shares the secret sauce to asking the right question at the right time. Mastering this simple skill sets apart successful people in all disciplines …
 
Former international model Cheryl Hunter makes her debut on the show to share her tragic teenage story and then shares her biggest lesson learned from the incident. *Warning* Have a few Kleenex handy for this one. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Cheryl Hunter: Website: https://cherylhunter.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hunterch…
 
Today Howard Martin of Heartmath encourages us to follow our intuition by sharing his uplifting story of giving up everything and following his heart. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Howard Martin: Website: https://www.heartmath.com/howard/howard-martin-biography/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heartmath/ https://www.instagram.com/h…
 
The Treasury Department and IRS released long-anticipated guidance regarding the full subsidization of COBRA premiums that was included in the American Rescue Plan Act. On this week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour, our friends from Compliance Corner -- COO & Compliance Officer of Kirby Employee Benefits Carol Taylor and CEO of MZQ Consulting…
 
Can the US broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians? With a ceasefire restoring calm in Israel and Gaza, Barack Obama’s former security advisor and author of “After the Fall” talks to Anne McElvoy how President Biden should approach his first diplomatic test and the lessons he learnt in the White House on the art of negotiations. And, the c…
 
Rising seas got you confused? Severine Fournier from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab explains the basics of our warming ocean as a result of climate change. What she’s got to say might melt your brain. This is a special fifth bonus episode to In Our Backyard EP5: Sea level rise means life on California’s beaches is ending up on the rocks.…
 
Scientists say that all 800 miles of California beaches may disappear in the next 80 years because of sea level rise caused by climate change. Scientists say large-scale interventions will be required to save them. Warren Olney finds that current practices are making things worse rather than better.By KCRW
 
SUMMARY For more than 20 years, Heather Lende has written obituaries for the Chilkat Valley News in the tiny town of Haines, Alaska. Now, the New York Times bestselling author weaves her own life lessons together with recollections of the deceased. And we get Find the Good: Unexpected Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer, a gentle, insightful …
 
In today's episode, Lissa Rankin M.D. reveals the #1 health issue that we are currently facing, and what we can start doing to fix it. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Lissa Rankin M.D.: Website: https://lissarankin.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lissarankin/ Book: Mind Over Medicine - REVISED EDITION: Scientific Proof That You C…
 
Lisa Nichols returns to the show with a story of inspiration wrapped in serendipity, enjoy. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Lisa Nichols: Website: http://www.motivatingthemasses.com Instagram: lisa2motivate YouTube: Lisa Nichols Book: Abundance Now: Amplify Your Life & Achieve Prosperity Today Hosted by Malikee Josephs (Pronounced Muh lee…
 
Every adverse moment in life is an opportunity for something great, you just have to look for the lesson in it. Les Brown is back on the show to share his story of losing everything and what he did to turn it all around. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Les Brown: Website: https://lesbrown.com Instagram: thelesbrown YouTube: Les Brown Book…
 
In January, President Biden established a new special enrollment period via executive order from February 15 to April 15, since extended to August 15. On this week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour, we are highlighting the milestone of 1 million consumers covered on the ACA exchange since the beginning of the SEP.In addition, we preview the ne…
 
How has the pursuit of love changed? Anne McElvoy asks the British actress, screenwriter and director of the TV adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s novel "The Pursuit of Love" about the choice women face between heady freedoms and a more settled life through the generations. Should period dramas be more diverse? And, which Russian classic would she adapt…
 
California wildfires are dangerous, but they don’t have to be deadly. Don Butz, Lakeside Fire chief and San Diego Fire Safe Council president, says we can protect ourselves by following simple steps from American Red Cross’ Ready, Set, Go plan. We cover everything from managing gardens to assembling supply kits. This is a special fourth bonus episo…
 
Native Californians used fire to fight fire for thousands of years, but the cultural burning was virtually banned when settlers arrived. Since then, mismanagement, development, and now climate change have increased wildfires and the need for widespread evacuations. But host Warren Olney learns that state and federal governments are gradually revivi…
 
Amy Purdy makes her debut on the show to share her awe inspiring story of turning a horrific life event into a truly amazing life. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Amy Purdy Website: https://amypurdy.com Instagram: amypurdygurl Book: On My Own Two Feet: From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life Hosted by Malikee Josephs (Pronounced…
 
SUMMARY “The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy Is Essential in Everyday Life” by Dr. Brian Goldman is the result of a veteran ER physician questioning his empathy quotient. Concerned his ability to be kind has diminished, Goldman travels the world looking for stories and data about empathy. Relieved to learn neuroscientists believe humans are hard-wir…
 
Inky Johnson is back on the show and he's here to talk about the power of perception and the importance of character. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Inky Johnson: Website: http://www.inkyjohnson.com Instagram: inkyjohnsonmotivate YouTube: Inky Johnson Book: Inky: An Amazing Story of Faith and Perserverance Hosted by Malikee Josephs (Pron…
 
Scientist and author of The Biology Of Belief, Bruce Lipton, makes his debut on the show to talk about the critical importance that the mind has on the way we live our daily lives. You can watch his talk here. Connect with Dr. Bruce Lipton: Website: https://www.brucelipton.com Instagram: brucelipton YouTube: Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. Book: The Biology…
 
On this week’s episode of the Healthcare Happy Hour, NAHU CEO Janet Trautwein sits down with Perry Braun, executive director of the Benefit Advisors Network. The two discuss President Biden’s first 100 days in office, the impact of the pandemic on our industry, current and future industry trends, NAHU’s advocacy efforts and more.Benefit Advisors Ne…
 
The Senator for Minnesota, former Democratic presidential candidate, and author of "Antitrust" talks to Anne McElvoy about whether America's mega-companies should be broken up. Also, will the Apple v Epic Games case increase competition and were Facebook’s Oversight Board right to uphold the suspension of Trump’s account. And are female politicians…
 
Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change. In episode three of "In Our Backyard," community activists tell Warren Olney they’re organizing to demand a seat at the table for tree planting and stopping a planned expansion of fre…
 
SUMMARY Anne Devereux-Mills, once a powerful New York advertising executive, captures her story of creating authentic female connections in her book, “The Parlay Effect: How Female Connection Can Change the World.” After experiencing a “trifecta of setbacks”—losing her job, health, and last child (to college)—Devereux-Mills found herself in a new c…
 
Harvard alumni and clinical therapist Dr. Lani Nelson-Zlupko makes her debut on the show to teach us how to get unstuck, overcome some of our deepest problems and thrive. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Dr. Lani Nelson-Zlupko: Website: https://www.lnzconsulting.com Book: Move Forward: A Guide to Managing Your Life Effectively Hosted by Ma…
 
The late great pioneer of motivational speaking, Zig Ziglar is back on the show to encourage you to overcome procrastination and take the first step You can watch his talk here. Connect with Zig Ziglar: Website: https://www.ziglar.com Instagram: thezigziglar YouTube: Ziglar Inc. Hosted by Malikee Josephs (Pronounced Muh leek Jo seffs) Follow The Sh…
 
Organizing and productivity consultant, speaker and coach Kerry Thomas makes her debut on the show to show you how to gain more clarity and get unstuck. You can watch her talk here. Connect with Kerry Thomas: Website: https://www.ctcorganizing.com Instagram: conquer_the_chaos Hosted by Malikee Josephs (Pronounced Muh leek Jo seffs) Follow The Show …
 
The pandemic has made it more evident than ever how important it is to focus on mental and behavioral health. Along with other legislative working groups, NAHU’s Mental Health Task Force, which was first created last year, explores legislative and regulatory developments as they relate to mental health parity in the market. On this week’s episode o…
 
In 2004 Tammy Duckworth was shot down by Iraqi insurgents while she was serving in the army and lost both legs in the attack. As America withdraws troops from Afghanistan, Anne McElvoy asks the Illinois senator about the legacy of America's interventions abroad and whether President Biden is making the right decision. The first Thai-American woman …
 
LA smog isn’t as visible as it used to be, but what’s out of sight can’t be out of mind. Air pollution is a major component of greenhouse emissions, as well as contributing to environmental injustice. In episode two of “In Our Backyard,” host Warren Olney hears how fighting both global warming and environmental injustice go hand in hand.…
 
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