Elevating Your Personal Brand

Saturday, December 31, 2016

With the New Year approaching, many people find themselves reflecting on the pass, reevaluating their goals and thinking on throwing out any bad habits picked up. This can also be a perfect time to review your personal brand and clean it up or revamp it and make it stronger. And if you think you don't have a personal brand, you are mistaken. As our digital footprint becomes more widespread, it is incumbent upon us to present the best picture of ourselves. In this episode Michael Robinson and his guests provide tips and advice to help you with your brand. His guests include: author and speaker Mark Lefko; keynote speaker and author Shama Hyder; and security analyst and author Robert Siciliano.

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It's the Holiday Season

Saturday, December 24, 2016

It's the holidays and for many it's a time filled with cheer and family and good times. But for others this a time is of lonliness, isolation and worries about the future. How can we change that? What can we do to help us cope with and modify these feelings and get to a more positive space? This week Michael Robinson leads a discussion on just what we can do to move in this direction with his special guests: author and speaker Dr. Joe Vitale; life coach Diane Altomare; and clinical psychologist Dr. Jephtha Tausig. And as an added treat May Cheung is here with some Christmas tunes!

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The Impact of Globalization on Jobs in the U.S.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Globalization is a hot button topic these days. While it can help many small businesses with access to compete in the world market it also leads to a sense of loss in job security among many workers. What can be done about this? Is more education or better training the answer? Michael Robinson holds a discussion with his panel of experts on globalization and its impact on American jobs. Guest includes: economist Jeffrey Dorfman; Professor Robert Salomon of NYU Stern; John Manzella, CEO of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara; Edward Cox, chairman of the New York GOP. Special musical guest: jazz vocalist Jaimee Paul!

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The Woes of Social Media

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Smartphones have made it easy for anyone to be a reporter these days. Anyone can shoot video or record a conversation and share it online to a global audience. Social media is now creating the news. This pervasiveness of social media news has changed tthe way even main stream, perhaps old fashion, media outlets report on stories. Breaking news is on Twitter before it’ll be on TV. But this comes with the downside of the spread of false narrative. Is there anything we can do to stem the tide and how can we protect ourselves from fake news? With guests photojournalist Delotte Harrod and John Whitehouse, Digital Director at Media Matters.

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The Changing Landscape of Jobs

Saturday, December 03, 2016

One of the top worries on many people’s mind these days is economic uncertainty: will I be able to find a good job or even keep my current job? Globalism, technology, governmental policy all contribute to this shifting geography and that worries many people. What should be the appropiate response from government? How can it help jobseekers, companies and communities in these perilous times? This week, Michael Robinson discusses raises these issues with former U.S. Representative Dr. Nan Hayworth and later in the hour talks with up and coming jazz vocalist May Cheung!

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