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Chris Efessiou

Chris Efessiou

About Chris Efessiou:  Chris Efessiou is an entrepreneur, business leader, educator, mentor, international speaker, radio show host, and best-selling author of CDO Chief Daddy Officer: The Business of Fatherhood  based on his own experience from raising his daughter as a single dad by applying his business knowledge to the business of parenting.  Listen to Chris’s weekly Radio Show Straight Up With Chris:  Real Talk on Business and Parenthood on Voice America Radio.  You may connect with Chris on Facebook, follow on Twitter and visit www.ChrisEfessiou.com

LafionatisListen Now "Time Management Issues and Strategies at Work and at Home" with Arthur F. Lafionatis, Esquire (3.29.12)

 

Arthur F. Lafionatis is an attorney and the chairman of the board at Lerch, Early & Brewer. He practices in the Real Estate, Business & Taxation, Commercial Lending and Creditors’ Rights & Workouts groups at the firm, and works on a range of matters – from commercial real estate, lending and business transactions to business counseling and succession planning. Art earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Hampshire, graduating summa cum laude. He received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the National Law Center at George Washington University. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia. A native of New England, Art has called the Washington area his home for more than 30 years, but still is an avid fan of Boston’s sports teams. He is a high-end audiophile and the former publisher of The Audio Adventure, a magazine featuring affordable high-end audio equipment. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, trying to improve his golf game and attending local sporting events.

 

 

 

Fabbri-sListen Now "Managers at Work and Parents at Home: Analyzing the Shared Characteristics of Each Role" with Tom Fabbri (3.22.12)

 

Tom Fabbri is an adventurer and explorer who has traversed life’s path by tackling his fears and never hesitating in his quest to become his very best self. Tom’s primary motivation has been to live each day to its fullest. Whether training to become a helicopter pilot, climbing the world’s Seven Summits or diving with sharks, Tom has learned to harness fear to achieve his dreams. He now uses his unique insight to inspire and motivate others through his books and blogs, personal coaching, and a health food and supplement business. At the age of 28, while working for minimum-wage at an airport, Tom decided to take his first step towards developing his best-self by ignoring the common notion that he was “too old” for aviation training. In a little over two years, Tom became a captain for a major airline, later moving on to fly private jets for the Cleveland Browns football team and additional celebrity clients. Tom has published a book, Ageless You: The Boomers Guide To Beginning Again, and is currently working on a companion cookbook. Also, he is speaking nationwide about health, wellness and achieving dreams, while sharing his knowledge through coaching. Likewise, Tom continues his adventure to climb the Seven Summits. For more Information please visit www.TomFabbri.com.

 

 

Fried bListen Now "Bullies and Targets: Tips for Prevention and Intervention" with SuEllen Fried (7.19.12)


SuEllen Fried is a passionate advocate for children who devotes her time to reduce the cruelty of children to each other. She firmly believes that bullying is a form of child abuse – peer abuse. SuEllen and her daughter, Paula Fried, Ph.D., co-authored "Bullies & Victims: Helping Your Child Through the Schoolyard Battlefield" in 1996, three years before the Columbine tragedy and "Bullies, Targets & Witnesses: Helping Children Break the Pain Chain" in 2003. She has been a national and international speaker on the topic of child abuse and bullying and has appeared on Good Morning America, the TODAY Show, MSNBC, and was featured on an A& E Documentary, Bill Kurtis Reports, "Bullied to Death". She has been interviewed on countless TV and radio stations and written about in numerous newspapers and magazines. She travels extensively, speaking with students, educators and parents on the topic of bullying. For more information please visit www.BullySafeUSA.com  

 

 

 

Dr-Tim-Elmore-HeadshotListen Now "Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today" with Dr. Tim Elmore - A Special Encore Presentation

Dr. Tim Elmore is a leading authority on how to understand the next generation and prepare tomorrow’s leaders today. He is a best-selling author of more than 25 books, including Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenges of Becoming Authentic Adults, and the Habitudes® series. Tim is founder and president of Growing Leaders, an organization dedicated to mentoring today's young people to become the leaders of tomorrow. His expertise has led to media coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Investor’s Business Daily, Huffington Post, MSNBC.com, The Washington Post, WorkingMother.com, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, and Portfolio.com. Tim has appeared on CNN’s Headline News and FOX & Friends and has become a regular contributor Huffington Post. Please visit Tim’s website www.GrowingLeaders.com.




 

 

Dr-Tim-Elmore-HeadshotListen Now "Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today" with Dr. Tim Elmore - A Special Encore Presentation

Dr. Tim Elmore is a leading authority on how to understand the next generation and prepare tomorrow’s leaders today. He is a best-selling author of more than 25 books, including Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenges of Becoming Authentic Adults, and the Habitudes® series. Tim is founder and president of Growing Leaders, an organization dedicated to mentoring today's young people to become the leaders of tomorrow. His expertise has led to media coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Investor’s Business Daily, Huffington Post, MSNBC.com, The Washington Post, WorkingMother.com, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, and Portfolio.com. Tim has appeared on CNN’s Headline News and FOX & Friends and has become a regular contributor Huffington Post. Please visit Tim’s website www.GrowingLeaders.com.




 

 

GladisListen Now "Positive Leadership" with Steve Gladis, PhD (6.26.14)

 

Steve Gladis, PhD is CEO and Founder of Steve Gladis Leadership Partners, a leadership development firm focused on helping executives and their teams achieve both success and significance through executive coaching, leadership development, and motivational speaking. Dr. Gladis has authored 18 books on leadership and communication. He is on the faculty at George Mason University and is currently an executive coach for the University of Virginia Darden Business School’s Executive MBA program. Previously, Dr. Gladis served as an Associate Dean and the Director of the University’s Northern Virginia Center, was a career FBI special agent, and served his country as a decorated U.S. Marine Corps officer. Dr. Gladis is a business leader and committed civic and academic leader. He serves on the Executive Boards of both the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Please visit his website at www.stevegladisleadershippartners.com.

 

 

GladisListen Now "Positive Leadership" with Steve Gladis, PhD (6.26.14)

 

Steve Gladis, PhD is CEO and Founder of Steve Gladis Leadership Partners, a leadership development firm focused on helping executives and their teams achieve both success and significance through executive coaching, leadership development, and motivational speaking. Dr. Gladis has authored 18 books on leadership and communication. He is on the faculty at George Mason University and is currently an executive coach for the University of Virginia Darden Business School’s Executive MBA program. Previously, Dr. Gladis served as an Associate Dean and the Director of the University’s Northern Virginia Center, was a career FBI special agent, and served his country as a decorated U.S. Marine Corps officer. Dr. Gladis is a business leader and committed civic and academic leader. He serves on the Executive Boards of both the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Please visit his website at www.stevegladisleadershippartners.com.

 

 

McDonaldFeatured Guest Tim McDonald

Speaking on Purpose and Profit: Can they Coexist?

Tim McDonald builds communities, not networks, through individual relationships that create movements. As the Purveyor of Purpose at Be The Change Revolutions, Tim leads the overall vision, strategy and execution of key client accounts. Co-Founder of Creating Is, Tim and his partner, Ayelet Baron are re-imagining leadership beyond money, fame and big titles. Bringing together unsung heroes who are changing the world and amplifying their voices to create action. Please visit Tim's website www.creatingis.com.

 

 

 

 

DanzigListen Now "Creating the Joy of Each Life Chapter" with Bob Danzig - A Special Encore Presentation

Bob Danzig went from foster child to CEO of Hearst Newspapers and is a professional speaker. His stellar career began as a teenage office boy at Albany, N.Y. Times Union, 19 years later, he was later named Publisher of that newspaper and culminating as CEO and President of all Hearst Newspapers. He authored The Leader Within You and 8 other books. Bob is the Dean of The Hearst Management Institute, the Corporation’s Leadership Enhancement program. He was awarded Journalism fellowship to Stanford University and taught The Confidence Course at New School University in NYC. He was named to Speakers Hall of Fame in 2007, is the first recipient of National Speaker’s Association Philanthropist of the Year Award and first recipient of Champion for Children award from the Child Welfare League of America, the nation’s largest and oldest child focused nonprofit and awarded the Beacon of Integrity from Business Ethics Alliance. Please visit his website www.bobdanzig.com.

 

Brown-DiCaroListen Now "Why We Must Celebrate Fathers"
with Christopher A. Brown & Vincent DiCaro

 

Christopher A. Brown is president of National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI). Chris has been with NFI since 2000, having previously served as executive vice president. Chris oversees NFI's strategy and business model development and implementation, operations, and fundraising. Chris has played a critical role in shaping NFI’s focus as the leading provider of fatherhood skill-building resources in the country and the leading trainer of practitioners seeking to offer fatherhood programs in their communities. Vincent DiCaro is Vice President of Development & Communication at the National Fatherhood Initiative. Vince oversees NFI’s fundraising efforts and external communications, runs NFI’s government relations, and manages relationships with corporate and media partners.
Please visit the National Fatherhood Initiative’s website: www.fatherhood.org.

 

 

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