There are 200 million people in the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In 1989 Anthony Shriver, son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (founder of the Special Olympics) started an organization while a student at Georgetown university that paired individuals with an IDD (buddies) and those without an IDD (peer buddies). That organization has evolved into Best Buddies International, which today has nearly 3,000 chapters around the world, Best Buddies founder Anthony K. Shriver and MOD Pizza co-founder, Ally Svenson to discuss how Best Buddies is teaming up with MOD Pizza to help support their mission.
Potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable – 74% of us eat potatoes once a week – Cara Harbstreet, an Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian joins me with information about the nutritional benefits of potatoes, debunk potato myths and share some fun, guilt-free summer recipes.
As the President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living, Lucinda M. Baier’s decisions helped steer an industry through its most tumultuous times and helped save lives. For Baier, every choice mattered and now she is revealing the lessons she and her team learned and a behind-the-scenes look at how her company navigated the pandemic in her book, Heroes Work Here: An Extraordinary Story of Courage, Resilience, and Hope from the Front Lines of COVID-19.
It’s time to pay attention to the delicious cheeseburger! May is National Burger Month which celebrates the humble meat that became a worldwide sensation to honor this month, Denny’s is highlighting its newest menu item, the ’Jala Bac Burger’ with jalapeños! Chef Sharon Lykins, Senior Director of Product Innovation at Denny’s breaks down how you can make delicious, mouth-watering burgers.
Three hundred and fifty business and thought leaders came together in Bentonville, Arkansas for the 2022 Heartland Summit to learn from each other and take back new ideas to their cities to build resilient communities. Ross DeVol is the President & CEO of Heartland Forward and he joins me to talk about innovation happening between the coasts, and why it’s important for the rest of the country.
What do you need to need to safeguard yourself in business and employment? Negotiate Like a CEO outlines how employees, executives, and entrepreneurs have protected themselves in the past, and provides eye-opening advice on how to make sure you won’t get taken advantage of. Author Jotham S. Stein, has more than two decades of experience representing entrepreneurs and C-Suite executives, board members, venture capitalists, private equity principals, and investment bankers as well as less senior employees of all size companies; he describes best practices, common pitfalls, and sky’s-the-limit possibilities at any career stage, whether you’re just out of college or you’re gunning for that C-suite job.
Less than three percent of the population has ever taken a cruise and even prior to COVID, there was a misconception that you could catch a virus or possibly get stuck at sea. These misconceptions were exasperated by COVID, . . . Co-CEO of World Travel Holdings, Brad , joins me to talk about why taking a cruise is one of the safest ways to travel and address the misconceptions.
According to Unidos US, More than 62 million Latinos live and work in the U.S. and contribute about $2.7 trillion to the economy. Although they have helped keep businesses running throughout the height of the pandemic, they continue to experience disproportionate impacts of the crisis, including food insecurity. Alejandra Gepp, Health Programs Director for UnidosUS talks with me about food insecurity and how federal nutrition programs like The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP can help families in need.
COVID cases have dropped, and mask mandates are ending in many places, but COVID is still with us. Dr. C.K Babcock, clinical associate professor at Marshall University, West Virginia discusses the importance of getting vaccinated and ways to stay healthy as the pandemic moves into a new phase.
There’s a new way to experience doctor visits both virtually and in-office with new technology that allows clinicians to better connect with patients to capture the full patient story using Dragon Ambient eXperience (DAX). My guests are Kenneth Harper; Vice President/General Manager of Ambient Clinical Intelligence and Virtual Assistants and Hal Baker, Senior Vice President & Chief Digital & Chief Information Officer of WellSpan.