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Give Gwyneth Paltrow A Break – When Moms Need One

   With the ruckus raised last week by celebrity mom Gwyneth Paltrow E! interview and the Open Letter by Mackenzie Dawson in response — it’s clear a nerve was hit anew of the challenges mothers (and also fathers) face in juggling work-parenting demands.  (For refreshing practical parenting solutions for raising healthy Respectful, Responsible & Resilient kids and on how to Get the Behavior You […]

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Catching Optimism

Are you seduced by worry and uncertainty on your way to living your Calling? Are you ready for a dose of optimism? Then you’ll want to catch a dose of optimism from this weeks On Purpose Show with our inspiring guest, David Mezzapelle, author of Contagious Optimism:  Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward […]

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Finding Peace in Uncertainty: Crafting Calm

Are you ready to access greater clarity as you search for new direction? Does the anxiety of uncertainty keep you up at night?   Our guest, Maggie Oman Shannon, is the author of five books, including her most recent book, Crafting Calm:  Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation.  Maggie is the founder of A New Story […]

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Prolific Networker and LLN Member Inspires Readers with her Story

It’s easy for some people to just live the life that has been handed to them. For others like Lillian Bjorseth, taking risks to create a successful life are well worth the outcomes. Bjorseth, a Linked Local Network West Suburban member, and two other contributors to the book “Overcoming Mediocrity: Stories from Dynamic Women Who [...]

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The Mighty Mind with Joanne Telser-Frère & Rae Luskin, artist and author

The Mighty Mind Free Your Genius Within To be re-aired on October 4,2013 Click here to listen to The Mighty Mind Are You The Creative Type? Have you ever thought about creativity? What is a creative thinker? Do you have to be an artist to be creative?  Or maybe you are one of those people […]

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Book review: ‘All That Glitters’ by Jackie Sonnenberg

Interested in escaping into the world of urban fantasy? Grab a copy of Chicago author Jackie Sonnenberg’s new book All That Glitters. Set in the small town of Wickerwire, Iowa, the plot centers around a jewel thief in search of an ancient Aztec item imbued with magic. When he robs a store, he takes all of the merchandise […]

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Marie Lazzara

Shriners Helping Children and Promoting the Arts Are the Next Topics on “Community with Marie Lazzara”

“Community with Marie Lazzara” focuses on how nonprofits and corporate partners can work together to make their communities better. This week’s show will feature Roz Long, founder of RGL Marketing for the Arts, a public relations/marketing firm which represents local nonprofit organizations and emerging artists. A longtime Elmhurst resident, she has produced events such as [...]

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50 Dates in 50 States: One Woman’s Journey to Positive Change

Are you looking for a new path? For new and lasting love? Or a whole new chapter – with work & life that express who you really are NOW? Then join us Thursday, September 12th at Noon Central, for an inspiring interview with Melanie Brocklehurst, coach and the author of, 50 Dates in 50 States: One Woman’s […]

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Tending to Love

Are you feeling stuck when it comes to love? Do you yearn for greater intimacy – whether you are currently in a relationship or not? If you’ve said, YES to either of these questions, then you will be inspired by our stimulating and insightful conversation with Judy Ford, author of Every Day Love:  the Delicate […]

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Networking to grow your small business

Networking to grow your small business is very imperative, especially if you are new to the business world. Networking is an invaluable tool used by businesses and individuals alike. It is sometimes a  lost artifact, but when  utilized tactfully, you will gain the camaraderie of a networking ally. There are many ways to gain networking [...]

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Use Your Words: Claiming Your Unique Voice

Are you listening for the value and unique contribution you have to offer?  Do you wonder if your talents, gifts and skills are unique enough (or, on the flip side, too specialized) to be successful in the marketplace? Join our conversation next week with Kate Hopper, author of Use Your Words: A Writers Guide for […]

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Books Galore

Do you love to read? Are you looking for more books to add to your collection? Well you’re in luck! The Schaumburg Township District Library is having its July book sale. From 9 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, July 13, you have the chance to purchase books at a bargain price. Most paperbacks are [...]

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SURVIVING TO THRIVING: A Roadmap to Turn Crisis (no matter how bad) Into Opportunity

Have you had a successful dream come crashing down? Have important relationships suffering from the stress of an unexpected crisis? What if there was a way to shift from just surviving to truly thriving – even when still in the midst of disaster. Join us July 4th at Noon Central time for this interview with […]

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Get What Your Want: Intending Your Purpose

Do you mistrust that you can actually get what you want? Does truly living your “calling” – a life of purpose and passion continually feel outside of your reach? What if living your purpose started with you tending to an inner vision of what you want?  Would you allow the time to nourish your vision […]

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Marie Lazzara

Community with Marie Lazzara June 13 show

On this show, Marie Lazzara interviews people from the business and nonprofit sectors as well as others who involve themselves in unique contributions to their communities.   Marie and guest co-host Laura Warren from Clearbook will interview local sportswriter and author Michael Sandrolini. Sandrolini is the co-author of “Bear With Me”: A Family History of George [...]

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Brian King, LCSW

How Praise Can Ruin Your Child’s Life

If you have ever raised a teenager you know what a hormone fueled, supercharged rollercoaster ride of emotional reactivity it can be. Now throw in autism or another developmental challenge and it’s like giving a pyromaniac a box of matches to play with in a room full of high explosives. My then 13 year old […]

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AMERICAN WRITER

It really comes down to term limits!

Our founding fathers recognized the importance of having citizen politicians. Citizen politicians defined over 237 years ago as people who participate in the political process, and these people come from all walks of life, such as farmers, businesses, law practices, inn keepers, chimney sweepers and schoolteachers. These citizen politicians participated in the people’s government result […]

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