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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Politically Georgia podcast, hosts Bill Nigut, and Tia Mitchell discuss the moving service for Rosalynn Carter at Glenn Memorial Church in Atlanta. Former state representative Calvin Smyre joins the podcast to reflect on his early memories of meeting Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in the years leading up to the 1976 presidential campaign. Then: Republican insider Brian Robinson and Georgia State University professor of law Anthony Michael Kreis talk about the new political maps being drawn by the state legislature as lawmakers work to comply with a federal order to give Black voters fairer representation in state elections. Plus: A look at the strategy Donald Trump defense attorney Steve Sadow plans to use when the Fulton County election conspiracy case begins: it's all about free speech, Sadow says. Links to today's topics: Glenn Memorial service: Jimmy Carter's 75-year-old love letter to Rosalynn Redrawn GOP house maps target rising Democrats Senate map creates 2 Black districts but targets Democrats Trump attorney plans First Amendment defense Have a question for the show? Call the 24-hour Politically Georgia Podcast Hotline at 404-526-AJCP. That's 404-526-2527. We'll play back your question and answer it during the Listener Mailbag segment on next Friday's episode. Subscribe to the AJC: If you aren't a subscriber to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, click here to get unlimited digital access to the AJC. Listen and subscribe to our podcast for free at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also tell your smart speaker to “play Politically Georgia podcast.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 10 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/y9r3fc9m PayPal Subscription 20 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/y95uvkao This show is sponsored by Enlites, Learning & Development done differently. Check the website here: http://enlites.com/ Dr. Neil Van Leeuwen is Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University. His research focuses on the question of what belief is. His approach involves contrasting belief with imagining and other cognitive attitudes. Accordingly, he also focuses on several topics having to do with imagination, like pretend play, mental imagery, the role of imagination in guiding action generally. His interest in belief and other cognitive attitudes also manifests itself in research on related topics like self-deception and religious credence (and how religious credence differs from factual belief). He is the author of Religion as Make-Believe: A Theory of Belief, Imagination, and Group Identity. In this episode, we focus on Religion as Make-Believe. We talk about religious credence, and how it differs from factual belief. We discuss whether religious people treat religious beliefs as factual beliefs. We talk about make-believe play, and its features and psychological effects. We discuss the relationship between imagining and religious credence. We talk about sacred values. We discuss whether religion is irrational. Finally, we discuss whether this framework applies to all religions, and the future of the study of religion. -- A HUGE THANK YOU TO MY PATRONS/SUPPORTERS: PER HELGE LARSEN, JERRY MULLER, HANS FREDRIK SUNDE, BERNARDO SEIXAS, OLAF ALEX, ADAM KESSEL, MATTHEW WHITINGBIRD, ARNAUD WOLFF, TIM HOLLOSY, HENRIK AHLENIUS, JOHN CONNORS, FILIP FORS CONNOLLY, DAN DEMETRIOU, ROBERT WINDHAGER, RUI INACIO, ZOOP, MARCO NEVES, COLIN HOLBROOK, PHIL KAVANAGH, SAMUEL ANDREEFF, FRANCIS FORDE, TIAGO NUNES, FERGAL CUSSEN, HAL HERZOG, NUNO MACHADO, JONATHAN LEIBRANT, JOÃO LINHARES, STANTON T, SAMUEL CORREA, ERIK HAINES, MARK SMITH, JOÃO EIRA, TOM HUMMEL, SARDUS FRANCE, DAVID SLOAN WILSON, YACILA DEZA-ARAUJO, ROMAIN ROCH, DIEGO LONDOÑO CORREA, YANICK PUNTER, ADANER USMANI, CHARLOTTE BLEASE, NICOLE BARBARO, ADAM HUNT, PAWEL OSTASZEWSKI, NELLEKE BAK, GUY MADISON, GARY G HELLMANN, SAIMA AFZAL, ADRIAN JAEGGI, PAULO TOLENTINO, JOÃO BARBOSA, JULIAN PRICE, EDWARD HALL, HEDIN BRØNNER, DOUGLAS FRY, FRANCA BORTOLOTTI, GABRIEL PONS CORTÈS, URSULA LITZCKE, SCOTT, ZACHARY FISH, TIM DUFFY, SUNNY SMITH, JON WISMAN, DANIEL FRIEDMAN, WILLIAM BUCKNER, PAUL-GEORGE ARNAUD, LUKE GLOWACKI, GEORGIOS THEOPHANOUS, CHRIS WILLIAMSON, PETER WOLOSZYN, DAVID WILLIAMS, DIOGO COSTA, ANTON ERIKSSON, CHARLES MOREY, ALEX CHAU, AMAURI MARTÍNEZ, CORALIE CHEVALLIER, BANGALORE ATHEISTS, LARRY D. LEE JR., OLD HERRINGBONE, STARRY, MICHAEL BAILEY, DAN SPERBER, ROBERT GRESSIS, IGOR N, JEFF MCMAHAN, JAKE ZUEHL, BARNABAS RADICS, MARK CAMPBELL, TOMAS DAUBNER, LUKE NISSEN, CHRIS STORY, KIMBERLY JOHNSON, BENJAMIN GELBART, JESSICA NOWICKI, LINDA BRANDIN, NIKLAS CARLSSON, ISMAËL BENSLIMANE, GEORGE CHORIATIS, VALENTIN STEINMANN, PER KRAULIS, KATE VON GOELER, ALEXANDER HUBBARD, LIAM DUNAWAY, BR, MASOUD ALIMOHAMMADI, PURPENDICULAR, JONAS HERTNER, URSULA GOODENOUGH, GREGORY HASTINGS, DAVID PINSOF, SEAN NELSON, MIKE LAVIGNE, JOS KNECHT, ERIK ENGMAN, AND LUCY! A SPECIAL THANKS TO MY PRODUCERS, YZAR WEHBE, JIM FRANK, ŁUKASZ STAFINIAK, TOM VANEGDOM, BERNARD HUGUENEY, CURTIS DIXON, BENEDIKT MUELLER, THOMAS TRUMBLE, KATHRINE AND PATRICK TOBIN, JONCARLO MONTENEGRO, AL NICK ORTIZ, AND NICK GOLDEN! AND TO MY EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, MATTHEW LAVENDER, SERGIU CODREANU, BOGDAN KANIVETS, AND ROSEY!
GDP Script/ Top Stories for Nov 22nd Publish Date: Nov 21st HENSSLER 15 From the Henssler Financial Studio Welcome to the Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast. Today is Wednesday, November 22nd and Happy heavenly Birthday to Rodney Dangerfield. ***Rodney Dangerfield on Carson*** I'm Bruce Jenkins and here are your top stories presented by Peggy Slappy Properties. New treatment offers hope for Long COVID patients to restore their smell GCPS and partners to use federal grant to address school psychologist shortage Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose's Visit To Gwinnett Highlights Need To Address Blocked Train Crossings Plus, my conversation with Leah McGrath from Ingle Markets on essential oils. All of this and more is coming up on the Gwinnett Daily Post podcast, and if you are looking for community news, we encourage you to listen daily and subscribe! Break 1: PEGGY SLAPPY STORY 1: New treatment offers hope for Long COVID patients to restore their smell Researchers have discovered a new 10-minute treatment that may restore the sense of smell in patients with long COVID. The treatment involves injecting anesthetic directly into the stellate ganglion on one side of the neck, stimulating the autonomic nervous system. The minimally invasive procedure, guided by CT imaging, has been successful in treating post-COVID parosmia, a common symptom affecting the sense of smell. The method, taking less than 10 minutes and requiring no sedation, has been previously used for conditions like cluster headaches and phantom limb pain. The study reported positive outcomes and near 100% resolution of phantosmia in some patients. STORY 2: GCPS and partners to use federal grant to address school psychologist shortage Gwinnett County Public Schools, Paulding County School District, and Georgia State University have received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Elementary and Secondary Education to address the shortage of school psychologists. The funds will be used to recruit, train, and support professionals from local communities, preparing them to enter the field of school psychology. The grant aims to enhance the quality of education and support services within Gwinnett County Public Schools, particularly addressing the increasing mental health needs of students in the post-pandemic era. The initiative aligns with the district's strategic plan to support the holistic development of students. STORY 3: Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose's Visit To Gwinnett Highlights Need To Address Blocked Train Crossings Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose visited Duluth to discuss railway safety and the challenges posed by trains blocking local roads with U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath and Gwinnett County leaders. The meeting addressed safety concerns related to railroad crossings and followed the Federal Railroad Administration awarding $888,000 to Gwinnett for studying the elimination of three crossings. The crossings at Arcado, Oak/Gloster, and Hosea Roads are on the CSX rail line, and the goal is to explore alternative means to facilitate vehicle movement over or under the tracks without interruptions. The discussions also touched on concerns about pedestrian crossings and quiet zones near residential areas. We have opportunities for sponsors to get great engagement on these shows. Call 770.874.3200 for more info. We'll be right back Break 2: M.O.G. – TOM WAGES – DTL STORY 4: Gwinnett County Public Schools sets calendars for next two school years Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia will start the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 school years on Aug. 5, 2024, and Aug. 4, 2025, respectively, but the approved calendars do not include holidays for Eid, despite advocacy from Muslim students and a school board member. The calendars were chosen by district leaders following a public input process, with the majority supporting options that closely resembled the existing calendar. Options Two and Four, which included additional holidays for Rosh Hashanah and Eid, received less support. School Board Chairwoman Tarece Johnson-Morgan expressed disappointment at the lack of community support for inclusive calendars. STORY 5: Scientists solve the mystery of red wine headaches Scientists from the University of California, Davis, have identified the reason why drinking red wine can lead to headaches. They found that a natural compound or flavonol called quercetin in red wine can interfere with alcohol metabolism, leading to headaches. Quercetin, a healthy antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables, including grapes, blocks the metabolism of alcohol when it enters the bloodstream, causing the accumulation of the toxin acetaldehyde. The study also revealed that different wines had varying amounts of quercetin, depending on sunlight exposure during grape growth. The researchers plan to conduct human clinical trials to further explore the causes of red wine headaches. We'll be back in a moment Break 3: ESOG - INGLES 3 – GCPS STORY 6: LEAH MCGRATH And now here is my conversation with Leah McGrath from Ingles Markets on essential oils. STORY 7: LEAH MCGRATH ***LEAH MCGRATH INERVIEW*** We'll have final thoughts after this. Break 4: Henssler 60 Signoff – Thanks again for hanging out with us on today's Gwinnett Daily Post podcast. 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Join Dr. Holmes and Meredith Sinclair of Life Behavior Consulting as they discuss the need for support and adaptive skills for adolescents and young adults on the spectrum. Life does not end when school ends; however, supports often do. Social skills are needed for job interviews and career development. Meredith and Life Behavior Consulting focus on these skills.It is located in Atlanta, GA, but is now available over Zoom outside of GA. You can find out more at https://lifebehaviorconsulting.com/About Meredith Sinclair:Meredith Sinclair is the Executive Director/Founder of LIFE Behavior Consulting. Meredith holds a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Certified PEERS (Program for the Enrichment and Education of Relational Skills) Provider. Meredith specializes in Behavior Consulting, Executive Functioning, Social Skills, and Career Development training. She has served a range of neurodiverse clients with a variety of cognitive verbal levels and support needs. She has had the pleasure of working with young adults, their families, and caregivers to teach them skills and provide tools that help them work toward their goals. Meredith built LIFE Behavior Consulting with the goal of empowering individuals through coaching, teaching, and support to gain tools that will improve their access to social opportunities, relationships, and interdependence in their home, community, school, and vocational settings. She strives to energize her clients and help them realize their inner strengths.
Keith and Joe moved to Costa Rica after many years of living in Arizona. They have been together for 16 years. They both had a dream of living in Costa Rica and running a small hotel. 3 years ago, they finally made it come true, finding the perfect hotel in Uvita Costa Rica. They sold their home in Arizona and bought Nature's Edge Hotel in March 2020. The US borders shut the exact week that they planned to move due to Covid, so they had to manage a major hotel renovation project remotely from the states. The borders finally opened in September 2020, allowing them to finally arrive in Costa Rica. Their first hotel guests arrived in December 2020.Keith was born in New Jersey but spent most of his younger life in Atlanta. Joe was born and raised in Chicago. After meeting 16 years ago, they moved to Arizona.Keith has a degree in Psychology from Georgia State.Joe started his career as a registered nurse but worked most of his professional career in the IT and Operations side of healthcare. Joe has a BSN from Northern Illinois, an MBA from Loyola University Chicago, and a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from Georgia State University. Joe worked remotely for the first 3 years after moving to Costa Rica but just retired (June 30, 2023) and now works solely helping to run the hotel.Keith has had a variety of jobs throughout his career, first working as a corporate travel agent and then moving on to various project management roles in the tech and travel industries. Keith quit working after purchasing the hotel and is the primary operator of the hotel. Joe cooks breakfast, sets up rooms, does laundry, and checks in guests.Joe plays tennis, works out at the gym, hikes, reads, cooks, and bakes. He also watches a lot of tennis on TV.Keith discovered a love for gardening and bird watching since moving to Costa Rica. They both are actively engaged in the Costa Rican community they live in. Both Keith and Joe enjoy traveling. They are going on an extended trip to Spain followed by a trans-Atlantic cruise.Uvita Town in Costa RicaPopulation: Approximately 5,000 peopleGeography: Uvita is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the Puntarenas province. It is about a 3-hour drive from the capital city of San José. Climate: Uvita has a tropical rainforest climate, with warm temperatures and high humidity year-round. The average temperature is 77°F (25°C).Cost of living: The cost of living in Uvita is relatively affordable, especially compared to other parts of Costa Rica. Groceries are also relatively inexpensive, and you can find many local restaurants that offer affordable meals.Uvita is home to the Whale Tail, a natural rock formation that resembles a whale's tail. This is a popular spot for whale watching, as humpback whales migrate to the area every year to mate and give birth. Uvita is also home to the Marino Ballena National Park, which protects a variety of wildlife, including humpback whales, dolphins, turtles, and monkeys.Uvita is a popular destination for surfers, as it has several good surfing spotSupport the showIf you enjoy these podcasts, please make a donation by clicking the coffee cup on any page of our website www.wheredogaysretire.com. Each cup of coffee costs $5 and goes towards bringing you these podcasts in the future.If you or you know someone who is interested in being a guest on the podcast, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please join our Where Do Gays Retire Facebook group at Where Do Gays Retire? | FacebookThank you so much for listening!
Daniel Angel-Mejia, a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in real estate development and investment, serves as the Head of the Finance Management Team of Apex Investments. Armed with a BA in Business Administration from Georgia State University, Daniel excels in strategic planning, financial structuring, and portfolio analysis. His leadership in supervising capital generation, fund management, and investor relations has been pivotal in maximizing returns and ensuring the ongoing success of his firm. In this episode, we talked to Daniel about the importance of partnership compatibilities, his transition from residential to commercial investing, Apex Investment's current focus, the dynamics of their project management team, the challenges of building a functional team, the significance of managing company culture, and much more. Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here. Team Management; 02:33 Daniel's background; 04:40 What sparked Daniel to begin investing; 07:50 Compatibilities in terms of partnership; 10:54 The transition from residential to commercial investing; 11:52 What Apex Investments is focused on today; 15:59 The workflow of the project management team; 19:30 The challenges of building a functional team; 22:15 Managing the company culture; 25:12 Round of insights Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List Round of Insights Apparent Failure: Not being able to be flexible enough to pivot, when a situation arises out of one's control. Digital Resource: ZoomInfo. Most Recommended Book: Who Not How. Daily Habit: Waking up early, around 05:00. #1 Insight for scaling an international business: Getting familiar with the market, and networking. Best Place to Grab a Bite: Little Alley Steak. Contact Daniel: email@example.com Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you're enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW, and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
Dr. Paul White is a licensed psychologist who has worked with individuals, businesses and families in a variety of settings for over 20 years. He is the co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace which has been published in 25 languages. Most companies have employee recognition programs; why is there still such a struggle with negative workplaces? What are common misconceptions by leaders about appreciation in the workplace? What practical results can teaching team members how to communicate authentic appreciation have on an organization? How does staff feeling appreciated relate to decreasing turnover and making one's workplace desirable for new employees? In your research with remote employees, what did you learn about similarities/dissimilarities with onsite team members with regards to communicating appreciation to them effectively? Dr. Paul White Dr. Paul White, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who has worked with individuals, businesses and families in a variety of settings for over 20 years. He received his B.A. from Wheaton, his Masters from Arizona State, and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. He consults with successful businesses and high net worth families, dealing with the relational issues intertwined with business and financial wealth. In addition to serving businesses, families and organizations across the U.S., Dr. White has also spoken and consulted in Europe, Central Asia, the Caribbean, and South America. Excellent Executive Coaching Podcast If you have enjoyed this episode, subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. We would love for you to leave a review. The EEC podcasts are sponsored by MKB Excellent Executive Coaching that helps you get from where you are to where you want to be with customized leadership and coaching development programs. MKB Excellent Executive Coaching offers leadership development programs to generate action, learning, and change that is aligned with your authentic self and values. Transform your dreams into reality and invest in yourself by scheduling a discovery session with Dr. Katrina Burrus, MCC to reach your goals. Your host is Dr. Katrina Burrus, MCC, founder and general manager of Excellent Executive Coaching a company specialized in leadership development.
It's been called an epidemic but also Georgia's most solvable problem. We're talking about the fact that according to the Georgia Department of Education, only about a third of most children in Georgia are reading on grade level by the third grade. That has ramifications on the future as experts say it won't support the workforce and Georgia's growing economy. Joining us to talk about the new Georgia Literacy Council and the work being done right now is Scott Johnson, chairman of the Georgia Literacy Council, and Dr. Gary Bingham, a member of the council who also serves as director of the Urban Child Study Center and a professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Georgia State University. Support the show
Part I. The WH Budget Request for the South Border Guest: Todd Miller is an independent journalist and author of several books including Border Patrol Nation, Storming the Wall, Empire of Borders, and his latest Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders. His writings have been published in The New York Times, Tom Dispatch, The Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, In These Times, Guernica, Al Jazeera English, and Counterpunch. His latest pieces are From the Gazan Laboratory to the World's Borders: A Conversation with Jeff Halper; and The Bipartisan Border Machine: Biden Never Really Stopped Building the Wall. Part II. Trump's Legal Cases Guest: Caren Myers Morrison is associate professor of law at Georgia State University. She teaches Evidence and Criminal Procedure and served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of New York from 2001 to 2006, where she prosecuted international narcotics traffickers and organized crime. Photo credit: Greg Bulla on Unsplash The post The 2024 White House Budget Request for the Border & The Trump's Legal Cases appeared first on KPFA.
In this episode, John Bucher, Executive Director of the Joseph Campbell Foundation sits down with Heather Hamilton. Heather has traversed a remarkable path of spiritual discovery—one that defies convention and challenges the boundaries of tradition. After having a mystical experience that upended her traditional evangelical beliefs, Heather found herself in a place of despair. But after reaching the darkest point of her life, and with the help of her discovery of Joseph Campbell's work, she began to be able to see the metaphorical messages in the Christian tradition.Heather is the Bestselling Author of Returning to Eden: A Field Guide for the Spiritual Journey. She has appeared on television and radio programs, including NPR.Heather received her B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University and spent many years doing video production before discovering her love of writing. After filming and editing stories with people from all over the world—celebrities, orphans, religious leaders, royal family members, political figures, and everyday people—Heather recognized the common threads and themes intertwining all humans across religions, cultures, classes, and demographics. She is passionate about fostering human connection through storytelling, writing, art, and exchanging ideas. Heather lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children. You can find her work at www.ReturningtoEden.comInstagram: @heatherhamilton1Facebook: http://facebook.com/heatherhamiltonauthor
GDP Script/ Top Stories for Nov 3rd Publish Date: Nov 2nd Hennsler: 15 From the Henssler Financial Studio Welcome to the Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast. Today is Friday, November 3rd and happy 73rd birthday to boxer Larry Holmes. ***LARRY HOLMES*** I'm Bruce Jenkins and here are your top stories presented by Kia Mall of Georgia. Mountain View High grad Charbel Aoun Who Founded Nonprofit Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 list Editorial: After a sharp decline during the pandemic, child poverty is soaring again AMERICAN DREAM: Honoring Jimmy Carter's legacy of humanitarian work a 'full circle' moment Plus, my conversations with the director of marketing Jon Carr from the Aurora Theater and Leah McGrath from Ingles Markets to discuss net carbs. All of this and more is coming up on the Gwinnett Daily Post podcast, and if you are looking for community news, we encourage you to listen daily and subscribe! Break 1: MOG STORY 1: Mountain View High grad Charbel Aoun Who Founded Nonprofit Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 list The Georgia First Generation Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Gwinnett County, was founded following a business competition pitch at Georgia State University in 2016. Charbel Aoun and Francisco Martinez, both first-generation college students, recognized the barriers faced by students pursuing higher education and established the foundation to support these students and create a sense of belonging and community for them. To date, Georgia FirstGen has established student chapters in seven Gwinnett County high schools, assisting 750 first-generation students with a 95%+ college acceptance rate. Aoun, who is now a third-year pharmacy student, was recently recognized by Georgia Trend magazine's 40 Under 40 class of 2023 for his dedication to equitable access to higher education and mentorship. STORY 2: Editorial: After a sharp decline during the pandemic, child poverty is soaring again Child poverty in the United States surged in 2022, with more children living in poverty than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic had initially reduced child poverty, thanks to measures like the enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) program. In 2021, the child poverty rate dropped to 5.2% due to these programs. However, Congress allowed these measures to expire, leading to a child poverty rate of 12.4% in 2022, affecting approximately 9 million children. Poverty negatively impacts children's nutrition, health, education, and overall well-being. The author argues that reducing child poverty should be a high priority and that the U.S. has the means to achieve this goal. STORY 3: AMERICAN DREAM: Honoring Jimmy Carter's legacy of humanitarian work a 'full circle' moment The author shares a personal story of their family's journey to the United States from Cuba in 1980 during the Mariel Lift Boat event. They describe how they were initially scared of Americans but eventually realized they were in America when they arrived in Key West. The author has lived most of their life in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and became actively involved in community service, including joining the Medical Reserve Corps and assisting with COVID-19 responses. They also serve on the board of the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber and the Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett. In 2023, the author and their husband launched the Thumann Foundation to focus on children's healthcare, nutrition, safety, and education. They were selected to the Gwinnett Leadership program Class of 2024 and recently had a full circle moment when honoring President Jimmy Carter's legacy. We have opportunities for sponsors to get great engagement on these shows. Call 770.874.3200 for more info. We'll be right back Break 2: Gwinnett County Waste – Peggy Slappy – Tom Wages Obits STORY 4: Jon Carr And now here's my conversation with Jon Carr from the Aurora Theater. ***Jon Carr Interview*** We'll be back in a moment. Break 3: Lawrenceville Harvest Fest – ESOG – Ingles 2 STORY 5: Gubernatorial candidates quarrel over glory for winning opioid settlements Opioid settlement funds, totaling over $50 billion, are becoming a political issue among gubernatorial candidates in several states. Candidates are vying for credit for these funds, even though the settlements resulted from a coalition of attorneys general and private lawyers. North Carolina's Attorney General Josh Stein, running for governor, lists securing opioid settlement funds as an accomplishment. However, mixing politics with these funds raises concerns about their effective allocation and potential misuse. Advocates argue that the focus should be on how the money can be used to save lives and address the public health crisis of opioid addiction, which claimed over 100,000 American lives last year. STORY 6: Buford Middle Competition Cheerleaders Repeat as State Champions Buford Middle School's competition cheerleading team secured their second consecutive state championship victory, competing against other Class AAAAAAA feeder middle schools. The Wolves scored 93.5 points, outperforming Lakeside-DeKalb, the runner-up, and North Paulding, who placed third. This win marks their third state championship in five years. The team consists of sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students and is led by coach Caroline Parker. The achievement reflects the dedication and hard work of these young athletes, contributing to their school's proud cheerleading tradition. Coming up next. Leah McGrath from Ingles markets on net carbs. Break: JACKSON EMC – GCPS STORY 8: Leah McGrath Ingles Markets And now here is my conversation with Leah McGrath from Ingles Markets on net carbs. ***Leah McGrath Interview*** We'll have final thoughts after this. Break 4: Henssler 60 Signoff – Thanks again for hanging out with us on today's Gwinnett Daily Post podcast. If you enjoy these shows, we encourage you to check out our other offerings, like the Cherokee Tribune Ledger Podcast, the Marietta Daily Journal, the Community Podcast for Rockdale Newton and Morgan Counties, or the Paulding County News Podcast. Read more about all our stories, and get other great content at Gwinnettdailypost.com. Did you know over 50% of Americans listen to podcasts weekly? Giving you important news about our community and telling great stories are what we do. Make sure you join us for our next episode and be sure to share this podcast on social media with your friends and family. 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Who Runs Atlanta: Atlanta Public School Board Edition Pt. 5 - Alfred "Shivy" Brooks At-Large Seat 7Today we have Alfred "Shivy" Brooks, Listen as he gives us the business on why he should be the APS school board member.Alfred "Shivy" Brooks, an Atlanta School Board candidate, brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to the table. With over 13 years of teaching experience, Shivy understands the challenges and opportunities within our school systems. His passion for education is deeply personal as a devoted husband and father to two Black boys, underscoring the importance of equitable and inclusive education. Shivy's qualifications extend beyond the classroom, holding a degree in Public Policy from Georgia State University. He's not just a teacher; he's also an active parent. This dual perspective allows him to approach issues with a comprehensive view. His network of relationships within the government and educational circles provides a unique advantage, offering access to valuable insights and best practices from across the nation. Alfred "Shivy" Brooks is not just a candidate; he's an advocate, an educator, a father, and a change-maker. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! LEAVE A VOICE NOTE - Click HereTo keep up with Where The Party At?, connect with us on Instagram or Twitter. Stay tuned and get informed! We are laying the foundation down to be able to have competent political conversations and discourse, all for the greater good.Subscribe and tune in for our “Who Runs Atlanta,” series of interviews with political candidates.Watch or listen to Where The Party At?: https://linktr.ee/wherethepartyatpodVisit Justeldredge.media for more shows and content!Watch or listen to Where The Party At?: https://linktr.ee/wherethepartyatpodVisit Justeldredge.media for our other shows and content.
When fund managers outperform, they tend to attribute it to their skill. When they underperform, they tend to blame external factors. While that information has been known for some time, it wasn't something that researchers were able to quantify. But the advent of ChatGPT and large language models has changed that. In this episode, we are joined by Meng Wang, a PhD student at Georgia State University. He used this new technology to analyze and quantify self-attribution bias among fund managers and recently published a paper "Heads I Win, Tails It's Chance: Mutual Fund Performance Self-Attribution?" where he highlighted his findings. We discuss his research process, what he learned and the most important conclusions for investors. We hope you enjoy the discussion. SEE LATEST EPISODES https://www.validea.com/excess-returns-podcast FIND OUT MORE ABOUT VALIDEA https://www.validea.com FIND OUT MORE ABOUT VALIDEA CAPITAL https://www.valideacapital.com FOLLOW JACK Twitter: https://twitter.com/practicalquant LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-forehand-8015094 FOLLOW JUSTIN Twitter: https://twitter.com/jjcarbonneau LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jcarbonneau
Georgia State University law professor Anthony Michael Kreis joins Greg Bluestein, Bill Nigut, Tia Mitchell and Patricia Murphy to discuss how far the guilty pleas of Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro can go in proving Fani Willis' election conspiracy case against the remaining defendants, especially Donald Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, John Eastman and the Georgia fake electors. Then: It's another day of déjà vu all over again on Capitol Hill as GOP House members still have no nominee for speaker of the House. Georgia's Austin Scott has thrown his hat back in the ring. But he's now just one of as many as nine other candidates. What chances does he have to win the gavel? Plus, Patricia Murphy points out how the chaotic speaker battle reveals that the MAGA wing of the party is undermining the traditional Republican Party in Washington and here in Georgia. And Greg Bluestein reports that GOP legislative leaders who want to us the new state commission set up to discipline district attorneys may not be able to use it against Fani Willis. Links to topics: Hallerman, Wickert, Joyner: Guilty please in election conspiracy case Tia Mitchell: Austin Scott running again Murphy: The week MAGA broke the GOP Why a GOP bid to sanction Fani Willis may be DOA Subscribe to the AJC: If you aren't a subscriber to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, click here to get unlimited digital access to the AJC at a special price. Listen and subscribe to our podcast for free at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also tell your smart speaker to “play Politically Georgia podcast.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wellness + Wisdom | Episode #579 Can acoustic therapy help improve sinus health? Dr. Rodney Schlosser, Rhinology specialist, and David Lewis, co-founder of SinuSonic, join Josh Trent on the Wellness + Wisdom podcast, episode 579, to talk about the revolutionary device for optimal sinus health, how humming opens your nasal airways, why dairy can contribute to congestion, and the negative effects of mouth breathing. "Humming, or acoustic vibration, is well known to increase the body's production of nasal nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and it's also a visodialator. Monks hummed. Why were they doing that? To clear their head. Can we stimulate the vagus nerve with acoustic energy? Yes." - David Lewis 15% Off SinuSonic All-Natural Nasal Congestion Relief Use code "JOSH15" for 15% off The revolutionary SinuSonic device delivers acoustic vibrations and gentle pressure to open nasal passages naturally. Twice a day, morning and evening, simply hold the SinuSonic device to your nose and breathe normally for about two minutes. You should hear a flutter each time you exhale during the exercise. That's it. It is that easy. Best of all there are no harmful or addictive drugs, and no mess. In This Episode, Dr. Rodney Schlosser + David Lewis Uncovers: [01:30] The Creation of SinuSonic SinuSonic - Use code "JOSH15" for 15% off Dr. Rodney Schlosser David Lewis Dr. Richard Bogan A Decongestant in Many Cold Medicines Is Ineffective David's journey from sleep labs to epilepsy testing to sinus health. Rodney's first testing of the SinuSonic device. Dr. Zachary Soler [08:55] Revolution in Sinus Health How Josh discovered SinuSonic to heal his chronic sinus problems. Unpacking how the SinuSonic device works. Why humming helps improve sinus health. The simplicity of the acoustic device. [13:45] Heal Your Nasal Obstructions The difference between nasal congestion and sinusitis. 30-40% of people in the U.S. struggle with some nasal obstruction. How to use SinuSonic for best results. Describing how the device creates humming for you. [19:20] Acoustic Therapy: A Breakthrough in Sinus Care Who can benefit from using SinuSonic. Why the device has an 80% success rate. How you can heal the lining inside the nose and airflow with the device but deviated septum. Sino-Nasal Outcome Test (SNOT) How SinuSonic improves airflow by 30% within the first two weeks of use. [25:10] Natural Ways to Improve Your Sinus Health Why oral decongestants are not good for your health or aren't efficient long-term. How rebound congestion works. Why nasal sprays only provide short-term relief. Non-pharma and non-surgical options for nasal health. Why dairy is bad for sinuses. How pregnancy affects women's breathing. Why mouth taping doesn't work when you have nasal problems. [31:45] Acoustic Therapy + Pharmaceutical Drugs How to combine SinuSonic with medicine. Why it's better to use the acoustic device first and then add drugs. How Josh dealt with having small sinus cavities. Why you should try acoustic therapy before any surgical intervention. [40:30] Sinuses + Mental Health Issues How people unconsciously self-sabotage their healing. Chronic illnesses and their connection with mental health problems. Why you can't expect results in one day but need to change your lifestyle. The connection between trauma and sinus issues. Dr. Stephen Porges How your breathing changes when your nervous system is dysregulated. The power of deep breathing exercise. SinuSonic experiment during the pandemic. [48:50] Why Mouth Breathing Is Unnatural Why Being a "Mouth-Breather" Is Bad For You w/James Nestor BREATHE - 33% off with the code “PODCAST33” The physiological effects of mouth breathing. How mouth breathing changes the shape of the face and creates cavities. How Polysomnography and sleep labs help people. Why deep nasal breathing helps calm you, increase blood flow, and improve physical performance. [54:50] SinuSonic as Covid-19 Prevention What drove David to leave Polysomnography. How neurology and breathing are related to sleep studies. The benefits of nitric oxide. Unpacking how the FDA was considering SinuSonic as a Covid-19 prevention tool. The multiple mechanisms that are responsible for good breathing. Why using SinuSonic is a meditative practice. [01:01:30] Get Rid of Sinus Headache Fast How singers, musicians, and pilots use acoustic therapy. More than 70% of people with severe sinus pain and pressure get relief with SinuSonic. What causes sinus headaches. How most pharmaceutical drugs only cover up the real problem. [01:09:15] Improve Your Posture to Improve Your Breathing How posture affects oxygen intake. Why there are no side effects to using SinuSonic. How personal life affects Rodney's work life. 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By using near-infrared's shorter wavelengths in a way that mimics natural sunlight, the light penetrates deeply to raise your core temperature faster. *Review The Wellness + Wisdom Podcast & WIN $150 in wellness prizes! *Join The Facebook Group Power Quotes From The Show Nasal Obstructions Impair Your Cognitive Functions "Nasal obstruction and nasal congestion are a super common problem that can be from allergic or non-allergic triggers, which affects 20-30% of population in the U.S. But it's not just nose problems. It affects your sleep and your cognitive ability. We've done studies on cognition and it impairs your cognition, your mood, you get depressed or anxious." - Dr. Rodney Schlosser Avoid Environments That Trigger Sinus Issues "Dairy's probably the number one thing I hear about that creates thick mucus, thick flam, throat clearing... If you can avoid environments that are going to cause, whether you're allergic or not, triggers than do that. Stay in a healthy clean environment. Rinse your nose out with saline and flush things out." - Dr. Rodney Schlosser The Negative Effects of Mouth Breathing "Nasal obstruction will force you to become a mouth breather at night. You can get more cavities because now your mouth is all dry. There's something called the adenoid face. Kids have big adenoids in the back with their tonsils and if it obstructs the nose and they become a mouth breather, it actually changes the shape of their face." - Dr. Rodney Schlosser Links From Today's Show SinuSonic - Use code "JOSH15" for 15% off Dr. Rodney Schlosser David Lewis Dr. Richard Bogan A Decongestant in Many Cold Medicines Is Ineffective Dr. Zachary Soler Sino-Nasal Outcome Test (SNOT) Dr. Stephen Porges Why Being a "Mouth-Breather" Is Bad For You w/James Nestor BREATHE - 33% off with the code “PODCAST33” Josh's Trusted Products | Up To 40% Off Shop All Wellness + Wisdom Approved Products MANNA Vitality - 20% off with the code "JOSH20" Mendi.io - 20% off with the code "JOSH20" BREATHE - 33% off with the code “PODCAST33” MitoZen – 10% off with the code “WELLNESSFORCE” Organifi –20% off with the code ‘WELLNESSFORCE' PLUNGE - $150 off with the code “WELLNESSFORCE" QI-Shield EMF Device- 20% off with the code "JOSH" SEED Synbiotic - 30% off with the code "JOSHTRENT" BON CHARGE - 15% off with the code "JOSH15" SpectraSculpt - 15% off with the code "JOSH15" SaunaSpace - 10% off with the code "JOSH10" Cured Nutrition CBD - 20% off with the code "WELLNESS FORCE" LiftMode - 10% off with the code "JOSH10" Paleovalley – 15% off with the link only NOOTOPIA - 10% off with the code "JOSH10" Activation Products - 20% off with the code “WELLNESSFORCE” SENSATE - $25 off with the code "JOSH25" BiOptimizers - 10% off with the code "JOSH10" ION - 15% off with the code ‘JOSH1KS' Feel Free from Botanic Tonics - $40 off with the code "WELLNESS40" Essential Oil Wizardry - 10% off with the code "WELLNESSFORCE" ALIVE WATERS - 33% off your first order with the code "JOSH33" DRY FARM WINES - Get an extra bottle of Pure Natural Wine with your order for just 1¢ Drink LMNT – Zero Sugar Hydration: Get your free LMNT Sample Pack, with any purchase Free Resources M21 Wellness Guide - Free 3-Week Breathwork Program with Josh Trent Join Wellness + Wisdom Community About Dr. Rodney Schlosser Rodney J. Schlosser, M.D. is Professor and Director of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his Otolaryngology residency at the University of Virginia and his Rhinology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, and has been on staff at MUSC since 2002. Dr. Schlosser's clinical areas of interest include revision sinus surgery, endoscopic repair of CSF leaks and skull base defects, and resection of sinonasal and skull base tumors. His research interests include the mucosal immune response in chronic sinusitis, olfactory dysfunction, and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing medical and surgical treatment for chronic rhinosinusitis. Dr. Schlosser has received research grants from the National Institute of Health, Veterans Administration, American Rhinologic Society, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and numerous medical companies. He has published a textbook on endoscopic sinus surgery, as well as over 300 peer-reviewed articles and 7 book chapters, and has been an invited speaker throughout the U.S. and abroad. About David Lewis David Lewis received his BS in Health Policy and Administration from UNC-CH and an MBA/MHA from Georgia State University. He co-founded SleepMed, Inc., and was CEO and a Board Member. SleepMed grew to over $115M in revenue and provided sleep medicine services and epilepsy testing services across the US. He left SleepMed to become US General Manager for EIMindA (Herzliya, Israel) which developed BNA. He co-founded and co-invented SinuSonic. 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Today Laura and guest host Shelby Busch speak with Alaina Percival about increasing opportunities for woman in tech fields, angel investing, living in Germany and travel in general. Alaina Percival is CEO and co-founder of Women Who Code. Under Alaina'sleadership, the organization has grown to serve 343,000 members in 147countries. Alaina has been published by Forbes, Huffington Post, and The WallStreet Journal. She is an accomplished tech speaker, appearing at WSJ.d Live,CodeMotion Milan, Grace Hopper, Columbia University's Social Enterprise,Harvard WECode and more. Alaina has spoken on a range of topics fromdevelopment and retention models to intersectional diversity andequity-centered decision-making in data strategy for the United Nations toSocial Justice and Advocacy in STEM at Harvard University.Alaina is also an Angel Investor, a Venture Partner at Valor Ventures, a Scoutfor Picus Capital, and in 2022 she taught WomenLead in Technology at Georgia State University. Alaina has two young sons, loves chocolate, and has been to more than 75 countries
What happens when women receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome? How does that diagnosis affect those women and their families? How does it affect our whole society? Stephanie Meredith joins Amy Julia Becker for a conversation about her new report on the bias doctors have when giving a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, including:The landscape of prenatal testingHow doctors approach it and what they could do betterWhy these conversations matter outside the Down syndrome space__FREE DOWNLOAD: 5 THINGS I WISH I'D KNOWN WHEN OUR DAUGHTER WAS DIAGNOSED WITH DOWN SYNDROME__Guest Bio:Stephanie Meredith is the Director of the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources at the University of Kentucky's Human Development Institute and co-author and lead author of numerous studies, including “The impact of implicit and explicit bias about disabilities on parent experiences and information provided during prenatal screening and testing” in the Disability and Health Journal. In addition, she is a 4th-year doctoral student at Georgia State University with a focus on disability and health and the mother of a 23-year-old with Down syndrome and two younger daughters.__Connect Online:www.lettercase.orgInstagram: @lettercaseorgFacebook: @lettercaseorg__On the Podcast:Report in the Disability and Health JournalTIME: Doctors Don't Know How to Talk About Down SyndromeLettercaseHHS and Disability DiscriminationNYT: When They Warn of Rare Disorders, These Prenatal Tests Are Usually WrongS7 E3 | Netflix's Down for Love with Robyn Paterson__TRANSCRIPT: amyjuliabecker.com/stephanie-meredith/YouTube Channel: video with closed captionsSeason 7 of the Love Is Stronger Than Fear podcast connects to themes in my latest book, To Be Made Well, which you can order here! Learn more about my writing and speaking at amyjuliabecker.com.Connect with me: Instagram Facebook Twitter Website Thanks for listening!
Want to know the insider secrets to find your next Airbnb deal? Watch my live masterclass with AirDNA on October 18, 12 PM EST. Register here. Jamie Lane is the Chief Economist and SVP of Research at AirDNA, the go-to source for short-term rental data and insights. With 10+ years of experience as an economist in the hospitality industry, Jamie's research leadership has helped the whole STR industry understand the drivers of success. Jamie is a leading voice of authority on the health and outlook for the STR industry: on top of co-hosting AirDNA's own podcast, the STR Data Lab, he is a regular contributor to international media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Bloomberg, providing exclusive analysis and forecasts of the industry to global audiences. His groundbreaking contributions to the STR space and dedication to promoting data-driven decision-making to the forefront of the industry were recognized in 2023 with the Innovator/Disruptor award at the highly regarded Shortyz Awards. At the forefront of AirDNA's research, Jamie continuously provides accurate data insights to guide hosts through each decision point in their journey. Before joining AirDNA, Jamie spent ten years at CBRE, leading research, forecasting, and data intelligence teams to support client analysis. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Business Economics from Georgia State University. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamiehlane https://twitter.com/Jamie_Lane Connect with the Hosts Michael Sjogren: Short Term Rental Secrets Facebook Group | Clubhouse | Instagram | Youtube | Facebook Page | Linkedin https://linktr.ee/mikesjogren Emanuele Pani: Clubhouse | Instagram | Facebook | Linkedin Watch Mike's free masterclass training on www.strsecrets.com/masterclass Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to episode 197 of the Grow Your Law Firm podcast, hosted by Ken Hardison. In this episode, Ken sits down with Michael Moebes, founding attorney at Moebes Law, to discuss how Michael has mastered referral partnerships. Michael Moebes, Esq. is the eponymous founding attorney at Moebes Law, LLC: a law practice dedicated to representing injured individuals. Specifically, Moebes Law specializes in workers' compensation, veterans disability, and personal injury claims. Has an accident ruined your life? You should probably give Michael Moebes a call. Michael began his professional career as a client representative with IBM before resigning to attend law school at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He spent three years representing employers and insurers at the insurance defense law firm of Drew, Eckl & Farnham in midtown Atlanta before joining the legal team at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for two years. These five years taught him how insurers evaluate injury claims in terms of validity and financial exposure in addition to teaching him about the nuances of practicing injury law throughout the great state of Georgia. In 2009, Michael started Moebes Law, LLC and has passionately represented the injured ever since. In fact, he has recovered millions of dollars and won countless medical procedures in the course of his representation of injured workers and veterans since starting his firm. He is active in the National Organization for Veterans Advocates, the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group, and numerous local and national bar organizations. He's a registered neutral by the Georgia Supreme Court as well. Michael has been named a “Rising Star” (before he was over 40) and then a “Super Lawyer” by the Georgia “Super Lawyers” organization multiple times, an honor given to 2.5% of attorneys in their practice field as voted upon by their peers. He has also been named among the “Legal Elite” by GeorgiaTrend magazine. He has lectured at the Georgia Trial Lawyers annual convention, the “Fundamentals of Law Practice” course at Georgia State University College of Law, and the “National Return to Work Week” radio show. In 2013, he was interviewed for the companion guide of “Solo By Choice,” a guide to starting one's own law firm. When not practicing law, Lieutenant Colonel Moebes served as a Medical Service Corps officer with the U.S. Air Force Reserves for 23 years before retiring in 2020. He deployed three times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom: twice to Balad Air Base, Iraq and once to Andrews AFB, Maryland. In the course of his decorated military service, he facilitated the aeromedical evacuation of thousands of wounded warriors, and he participated in the Jessica Lynch rescue mission in 2003. He was featured in cover story articles in the Daily Report newspaper after both Iraqi deployments. The three-part “Iraq Diary” article published in October 2003 won national recognition. When not serving his country or his clients, Michael enjoys traveling, writing, and time with his three young children, wife, and dog of questionable lineage. He and his family are active members at Buckhead Church and support several local charities, including Wellspring Living, the Sandy Springs Conservancy, and the Anti-Defamation League; he was selected to the Glass Leadership Institute for the ADL. He serves as Treasurer of the Board for Act 3 Theater in Sandy Springs and Secretary for the Sandy Springs Bar Association. He was chosen for Leadership Sandy Springs in 2013 (becoming an LSS Ambassador in 2014). What you'll learn about in this episode: Discover Michael's journey to becoming a Lawyer Learn the importance of referral partnerships Tips for building your own referral relationships How Summits and CLE events can help you grow your network What it means to have Reciprocal Referrals The importance of following up after a case settles Resources: https://moelaw.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/callcolonelmoe/ https://www.facebook.com/CallColonelMoe/ https://twitter.com/CallColonelMoe https://www.tiktok.com/@callcolonelmoe https://www.instagram.com/callcolonelmoe/ Additional Resources: https://www.pilmma.org/the-mastermind-effect https://www.pilmma.org/resources https://www.pilmma.org/mastermind
On this episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, Dr. Julie Evener joins the podcast to discuss her experience in starting and growing a peer-reviewed journal. She shares her passion for open access publishing and the importance of making research more accessible. Dr. Evener provides insights into the process of starting a journal, including finding a niche, building an editorial board, and creating policies and guidelines. She also offers advice for authors looking to submit articles for publication and highlights the red flags to watch out for with predatory journals.Key Takeaways:- Starting a journal requires patience and a realistic understanding of the time commitment involved.- It is important to find a niche and offer something unique in the journal's aims and scope.- Open access publishing makes research more accessible and promotes progress in the field.- When submitting an article, ensure it is a good fit for the journal and follow the author guidelines.- Red flags for predatory journals include unsolicited emails, unclear fees, and lack of reputable affiliations.Dr. Julie Evener is the Director for Content Management & Discovery at USF Health Libraries. She is also an associate editor of the new Journal of Innovation in Health Sciences Education (JIHSE). Dr. Evener earned her doctorate in higher education leadership from Walden University, and her master's degree in library and information science from the University of South Carolina. She has 15 years of experience working and leading in health sciences libraries.You can find out more information at: https://soar.usa.edu/jihse/Feel free to contact Dr. Evener at: jevener1@usf.EduSpecial thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at: http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
On this episode of the "Innovating Together," Bridget Burns and Ian Wilhelm interview Dr. Tim Renick, the founder of the National Institute for Student Success. The episode focuses on the issue of high DFW rates in higher education institutions and the need for better data and evidence-based approaches to solve this problem. Dr. Renick talks about the innovative practices that Georgia State University has implemented, such as the Accelerator Program, to improve student success. They also discuss biases within higher education institutions and the importance of recognizing and addressing them to promote innovation and effective solutions. "We're literally failing these students in their classes, and we need to take this as a common responsibility to work out a cooperative solution across the whole institution, rather than saying this is on the faculty member teaching the class to figure out a problem that is a national in scope." - Dr. Tim Renick What you will learn - The problem of DFW rates and the need for change Troubling trends in student performance The effectiveness of using AI-enhanced chatbots in academic courses Leadership and making tough decisions Learn more about Dr. Tim Renick by visiting: About LinkedIn Twitter Learn more about the UIA by visiting: Website LinkedIn Twitter YouTube Facebook This week's episode is sponsored by Mainstay, a student retention and engagement tool where you can increase student and staff engagement with the only platform consistently proven to boost engagement, retention, and wellbeing. To learn more about Mainstay, click here. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/innovationalliance/message
Mike Rose, a senior loan officer with TowneBank Mortgage, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast for its 12th-anniversary episode to share an overview of the mortgage company. On the All About Real Estate segment, Rose sits down with host Carol Morgan to discuss special promotional programs offered by TowneBank Mortgage and how to use the company's mobile app. Rose is a rare Atlanta native born and raised in the area, and he currently resides with his family in Dunwoody. Before transitioning into the mortgage industry, Rose had a long-time career in radio broadcasting – starting at the Georgia State University radio station and making his way up to WGST, working with well-known radio and TV personalities such as Clark Howard, Neal Boortz and Sean Hannity. In October 2003, Rose began his journey in the mortgage business and has never looked back! Rose said, “I have seen lots of ups and downs in the mortgage business over the last 20 years.” TowneBank is a regional bank with branches in Virginia and North Carolina. Founded in 1999, TowneBank began in a garage when a few bankers came together to start a community-based banking institution that focused heavily on customer service. TowneBank is now one of the largest banks in Virginia, expanding into North Carolina. Rose said, “TowneBank is an amazing institution!” Named the 16th overall mortgage lender in the United States, TowneBank Mortgage is the mortgage lending division of TowneBank. While TowneBank is only located in Virginia and North Carolina, TowneBank Mortgage expands throughout the Southeast with loan officers in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Rose explains that everyone at TowneBank Mortgage, from the loan officers to the underwriters, works together as a team to provide the best experience for their clients. Rose said, “What attracted me to TowneBank Mortgage was the passion every single employee had towards their job.” Prioritizing benefiting the consumer, TowneBank Mortgage offers multiple incentives for working with the lending company, including special promotional programs. Currently, the company offers a buy now, refinance later program that allows clients to buy a property and refinance the home when rates decrease with a 1% credit towards closing costs or $3,000 – whichever is higher. TowneBank Mortgage also has an HFA 100% financing program and low-down payment opportunities. Making communication between consumers and loan officers a breeze, TowneBank Mortgage has a mobile app that provides easy access to loan applications, document uploading and mortgage updates. The TowneBank Mortgage mobile app can also be downloaded and used by real estate agents involved in the home buying process to help continue clear and smooth communication. Tune into the full interview above to learn more about TowneBank Mortgage, or visit www.TowneBankMortgage.com. A special thank you to TowneBank Mortgage for sponsoring Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. TowneBank Mortgage provides personal experiences that you expect from a hometown lender with the most advanced technology offering valuable solutions to the current high mortgage rate environment, including a buy now, refinance later program. Partner with TowneBank Mortgage today by visiting www.TowneBankMortgage.com. The views and opinions expressed in this program are those of Mike Rose, NMLS# 448377, and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of TowneBank Mortgage. The content of this interview is for educational and informational purposes only. The Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio “All About Real Estate" segment, presented by Denim Marketing, highlights the movers and shakers in the Atlanta real estate industry – the home builders, developers, Realtors and suppliers working to provide the American dream for Atlantans. For more information on how you can be featured as a guest, contact Denim Marketing at 770-383-3360 or fill out the Atlanta Real Estate Forum c...
During this walk, Tatyana shares why Saudi Arabia has earned a seat at the global sport table. Originally from Saudi Arabia, Tatyana grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Georgia State University. While at GSU, she gained meaningful work experience through several internships, including ne with the Saudi E-Sports Federation. Her knowledge about sport globalization and higher education internationalization is impeccable. During this episode, she clearly communicates how globalization has shaped Saudi Arabia's influence in global sport as well as the impact of internationalization on international student mobility and virtual exchange through e-sports. Topics we discuss on this walk include: Saudi Arabia's influence in LIV and F-1 The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Purpose and culture of sport in Saudi Arabia Relationship between religion and sport Sport as a vehicle for diplomacy and humanization "You can't have sport without the world." Tatyana reminds us who we are, what we do, and where we are going. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/walkwithtfb/support
Bonjour! Stephanie here. I just had the most fun and delightful, enthusiastic, encouraging conversation with my dear friend Jenny Cote. She has been on Gospel Spice before, but that was over 3 years ago, and I thought it was high time to invite her back because I believe she creates some of the very top resources we can use in our Christian walk – us, and kids of all ages! Jenny write historical fiction with a touch of delightful fantasy. I never have time to read fiction, which is one of the great sadness of my life! But I want to always make time for Jenny's books. Her writing is deeply Biblical, and she will make you fall in love with Jesus more. And even though she writes for kids of all ages, I think I want to include myself in that bracket of kids of all ages – all of us grown ups have much to enjoy in her books. Like so many of her readers, I initially picked up her book for my son. But then I started reading… and I was hooked! You will be too. it's still early to talk about Christmas, but I think this should make your list for your kids, grandkids, cousins, nieces and nephews – just don't forget to read it for yourself first. MORE ABOUT "THE MARQUIS, THE ESCAPE AND THE FOX" Escape through a maze of deception, betrayal, and death is the key to survival for thirteen rebellious colonies that dare to fight against tyranny and win their independence. Powerful forces seek to cut off the head of their Don't Tread on Me snake by assassinating General George Washington as the unstoppable British fleet sails into New York Harbor. The Epic Order of the Seven must identify and stop the assassin, or the epic Battle of New York will be over before it even begins. The Declaration of Independence rallies patriots to tear down the statue of King George III, but will its words be worth dying for? The Howe Brothers chase Washington and his dwindling Continental Army across New Jersey until he learns how to outfox them and lives to fight another day at Trenton and Princeton. The animal team knows those small victories won't be enough to win a war and must convince France to covertly join the fight. They must help France's wealthy Marquis de Lafayette sail for America to fight alongside Washington, but first he must escape King Louis XVI who has other plans for the reluctant courtier. The third installment in the Epic Revolutionary saga, The Marquis, the Escape, and the Fox covers events from April 1776 to April 1777. MORE ABOUT JENNY COTE Award-winning author and speaker Jenny L. Cote, who developed an early passion for God, history, and young people, beautifully blends these three passions in her two fantasy fiction series, The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz® and Epic Order of the Seven®. Likened to C. S. Lewis by readers and book reviewers alike, she speaks on creative writing to schools, universities and conferences around the world. Jenny has a passion for making history fun for kids of all ages, instilling in them a desire to discover their part in HIStory. Her love for research has taken her to most Revolutionary sites in the U.S., to London (with unprecedented access to Handel House Museum to write in Handel's composing room), Oxford (to stay in the home of C. S. Lewis, ‘the Kilns', and interview Lewis' secretary, Walter Hooper at the Inklings' famed The Eagle and Child Pub), Paris, Normandy, Rome, Israel, and Egypt. She partnered with the National Park Service to produce Epic Patriot Camp, a summer writing camp at Revolutionary parks to excite kids about history, research and writing. Jenny's books are available online and in stores around the world, as well as in multiple e-book formats. Jenny holds two marketing degrees from the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. A Virginia native, Jenny now lives with her husband, Jock and Liz in Roswell, Georgia. Find more at https://www.epicorderoftheseven.net/ MORE ABOUT MAX AND LIZ The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz® is a two-book prequel series that begins the adventures of brave Scottie dog Max and brilliant French cat Liz. Book One: The Ark, the Reed, and the Fire Cloud introduces Max and Liz, who meet on the way to the Ark and foil a plot by a stowaway who is out to kill Noah and stop his mission. Book Two: The Dreamer, the Schemer, and the Robe brings Max, Liz, and friends to work behind the scenes in the life of Joseph in the land of Egypt. The Epic Order of the Seven® series picks up where the Max and Liz series left off. Book One: The Prophet, the Shepherd, and the Star gives Max, Liz, and the gang their most important mission yet: preparing for the birth of the promised Messiah. Their seven-hundred–year mission takes them to the lives of Isaiah, Daniel, and those in the Christmas story. Book Two: The Roman, the Twelve, and the King unfolds the childhood, ministry and passion of Jesus Christ with a twist – his story is told within the story of George F. Handel composing Messiah. Book Three: The Wind, the Road, and the Way covers Acts 1-18 and Paul's first two missionary journeys. Book Four: The Fire, the Revelation, and the Fall concludes the story of Acts to the fall of Rome, showing the miraculous birth of the church amidst persecution by the Roman Empire. Book Five: The Voice, the Revolution, and the Key begins a five book Revolutionary War saga featuring Patrick Henry and the Marquis de Lafayette. Her latest release is The Declaration, the Sword, and the Spy (April 2020), covering events from Lexington and Concord through the Declaration of Independence. Future books will feature C.S. Lewis and WWII. Jenny's books have been developed into audiobooks (The Ark and The Voice) and VBS curriculum (Heroes of HIStory) with animation by Magnetic Dreams in Nashville, TN, and original music by Marco Randazzo. DISCOVER THE GOSPEL SPICE MINISTRIES The Gospel Spice Podcast is part of a larger range of tools given to you by Gospel Spice Ministries. In a nutshell, we exist to inspire Christ-followers to delight in God. In more details: we provide resources to empower Christian leaders across generational, social, ethnic and geographical boundaries towards more intimacy with Jesus Christ and discipleship effectiveness through a Biblical Christocentric foundation. The Gospel-Spice Ministries provide a safe environment for spiritual and community growth empowering people to know Christ more intimately, serve one another more powerfully, and reach the world for Jesus. PLAY IT FORWARD by SHARING the link with friends and family. PRAY IT FORWARD by praying for us and those you share it with! PAY IT FORWARD!! Would you consider supporting this show today to help others enjoy it for free? It comes to you completely free, but is labor-intensive to produce, and we want to keep putting it in the ears of people! Gospel Spice Ministries is a non-profit organization registered under the tax-exempt 501c3 status. Your donations are tax-deductible under IRS Section 170. We want to be the best possible stewards of your financial support. All donations above our minimal operating costs go to Christian organizations fighting human trafficking. (*ListenNotes ranking, 2023) The perfect gift for everyone - apparel, drinkware, stickers and more for all the women, men and kids in your life! https://www.gospelspice.com/merch Experience the peace and presence of Jesus like never before, by walking in His footsteps on this virtual, highly personable tour of first-century Israel! Sign up today at gospelspice.com/footsteps for all the details. DATES | October 5 to November 16, 2023 (registration closes on October 10, so register now!) LOCATION | Online! Life is busy, and full of worry, anxiety, and stress. What if what we needed was a solid reminder of Jesus' very real presence in our lives? What if walking in His footsteps for a few weeks might prove the cure to our endless challenges, so that we may view our life as He does? It's said that a visit to Israel will forever change your experience of Scripture. That statement is right. But more than that, it will forever change your experience of Jesus. Here at Gospel Spice, our goal is to know Jesus more. It means deepening our theology, for sure, but what about discovering the little things Jesus enjoyed? Think of your best friends, or deeply loved ones. You know their favorite color, food, and scent. Not because it's life-changing, but because it is about intimacy, and knowing one another well. So, how about discovering one of Jesus' favorite childhood smells, or the Galilee skyline He woke up to every morning? It may not alter your theology, but it will help you know Him more. Do you need a full measure of His peace and comfort? Do you need to be reminded of His love for you? Do you need His guidance to navigate your life right now? Stephanie just returned from the Holy Land and invites you to walk in the footsteps of Jesus on this virtual tour of first-century Israel from the comfort of your own home. We will be journeying through Scripture together to meet Jesus where He walked, taught, and fellowshipped with His friends in Galilee. We will encounter Him on the Passion walk, from the Upper Room to Golgotha. We will meet Him in the Garden Tomb. So, pack your virtual sandals, along with a very real Bible and pen, to journey through Scripture in the footsteps of Jesus! Sign up today at gospelspice.com/footsteps for all the details. Support us on Other, PayPal and Other!
Judicious use of digital technology has enabled Georgia State University to create seamless student journeys through anytime anywhere learning. This, combined with student analytics that enables early intervention, has helped achieve a 75% graduation rate for Freshmen commencing at GSU - more than double the OECD average of 37.2%. Phil Ventimiglia and Tom Willner of GSU discuss how this was achieved. Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer and Tom Willner, Director of Enterprise Applications at Georgia State University For more great insights head to www.PublicSectorNetwork.co
Luz Wright was born in Bogota, Colombia. Her parents had a passion for nature and traveling. Since her early childhood she has enjoyed being surrounded by our natural world. Luz's family used to spend long weekends and School holydays in the Easter Plans of Colombia, a place without electricity and running water. There she found a profound connection with silence and small creatures that came out of their hidden places as the sun sets down…From Bogota her family moved to Barranquilla, a city in the Atlantic Coast where they spend their free time at the beach house, at that time the milky way was visible from the front of the house. From Barranquilla Luz moved to Paris with her first husband and traveled to Senegal, India, Bolivia, and all over France. During her traveling she met people who crossed Europe working on farms. Luz left Paris with her backpack in search of farms and became a seasonal worker in Europe. She met her second husband, in Southern France. Luz was up on a tree picking up plums when he came by. He joined her venture and they both worked in farms and hitchhiked from Paris to Greece. Luz came to the USA married him and Alyosha her daughter was born. In Connecticut Luz obtained her BA with emphasis on Bilingual Education. She moved with her daughter to Atlanta. Luz has met in Atlanta a very divers and supportive community from different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and spiritual expressions. She obtained her MA from Georgia State University in Spanish. Her studies have open doors to work abroad and to the creation of a Spanish/English foreign languages school in France. Contact Luz Wright: https://luzwright.wordpress.com firstname.lastname@example.org https://wildatlanta.net/ Dr. Kimberley Linert Speaker, Author, Broadcaster, Mentor, Trainer, Behavioral Optometrist Event Planners- I am available to speak at your event. Here is my media kit: https://brucemerrinscelebrityspeakers.com/portfolio/dr-kimberley-linert/ To book Dr. Linert on your podcast, television show, conference, corporate training or as an expert guest please email her at email@example.com or Contact Bruce Merrin at Bruce Merrin's Celebrity Speakers at firstname.lastname@example.org 702.256.9199 Host of the Podcast Series: Incredible Life Creator Podcast Available on... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/incredible-life-creator-with-dr-kimberley-linert/id1472641267 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6DZE3EoHfhgcmSkxY1CvKf?si=ebe71549e7474663 and on 9 other podcast platforms Author of Book: "Visualizing Happiness in Every Area of Your Life" Get on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3srh6tZ Website: https://www.DrKimberleyLinert.com Please subscribe, share & LISTEN! Thanks. email@example.com Social Media Links LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-kimberley-linert-incredible-life-creator/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kimberley.linert/
B.E. (Brittney Elizabeth) Boykin is a native of Alexandria, Virginia, and comes from a musical family. At the age of 7, she began piano lessons and continued her studies through high school under the tutelage of Mrs. Alma Sanford. Mrs. Sanford guided her through various competitions, such as the NAACP's ACT-SO competition where she garnered 1st place for 3 consecutive years in the local competition, as well as being awarded The Washington Post “Music and Dance Award” in the spring of 2007.Boykin then pursued her classical piano studies at Spelman College under the leadership of Dr. Rachel Chung. After graduating Spelman College in 2011 with a B.A. in Music, Boykin continued her studies at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. During her time at Westminster, she was awarded the R and R Young Composition Prize just a few months shy of graduating with her M.M. in Sacred Music with a concentration in choral studies in May, 2013.Boykin's choral piece, “We Sing as One,” was commissioned to celebrate Spelman College's 133rd Anniversary of its founding at the 2014 Founders Day Convocation. She has also been featured as the conductor/composer-in-residence for the 2017 Harry T. Burleigh Commemorative Spiritual Festival at Tennessee State University. Boykin has been commissioned and collaborated with several organizations, including a number of ACDA divisions, the Minnesota Opera and the Kennedy Center. She obtained her Ph.D. from Georgia State University with an emphasis in Music Education and is currently an Assistant Professor of Music at the Georgia Institute of Technology.To get in touch with Brittney, you can find her on Instagram (@_klavia) or Facebook (@klaviapress). You can also visit her websites, klaviapress.com and beboykin.com.Choir Fam wants to hear from you! Check out the Minisode Intro Part 2 episode from May 22, 2023, to hear how to share your story with us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to contact our hosts.Podcast music from Podcast.coPhoto in episode artwork by Trace HudsonExcerpt from "Stardust" by B.E. Boykin, performed by the WSU Treble Choir, Matthew Myers, conductor. Available from Graphite Publishing: https://graphitepublishing.com/product/stardust/
On this week's episode, we're continuing our series unpacking the litigation and criminal charges that have been levied at former president Donald Trump: The Trump Indictments. But these indictments don't just include former president Donald Trump—they also include co-conspirators. Who are they—and what do their cases mean for the case against Trump as a whole?Joining us to discuss these issues is our very special returning guest—who's had a front-row seat to the entire controversy:Prof. Anthony Michael Kreis: Anthony Michael Kreis is a professor of law and political science with Georgia State University. His research examines the relationship between social change and the law, focusing on the relationship between American political history and the development of law over time.Check out this episode's landing page at MsMagazine.com for a full transcript, links to articles referenced in this episode, further reading and ways to take action.Tips, suggestions, pitches? Get in touch with us at email@example.com. Support the show
The latest episode of “Hospitality Hangout” hosted by Michael Schatzberg, known as “The Restaurant Guy”, and Jimmy Frischling or “The Finance Guy”, the podcast with Scott Boatwright, the Chief Operating Officer of Chipotle Mexican Grill. It was a delightful spread of insightful career stories, automation in restaurant operations, and a sprinkle of light-hearted banter to top it off.A Dishwasher's Journey to COOAt 50, Scott Boatwright holds an impressive resume that starts from his initial role as a dishwasher, gradually climbing up the culinary and corporate ladder, showcasing an inspiring journey of diligence and passion for the food industry. With an MBA from Georgia State University and 18 years at Arby's Restaurant Group under his belt, Scott joined Chipotle in May 2017, bringing a wealth of experience and commitment to restaurant operations and people-centric approaches.Commitment to Food IntegrityHaving been with Chipotle Mexican Grill for a significant time, Boatwright's steadfast commitment to food integrity and innovative culinary techniques shines through. The COO diligently oversees the operations of over 3,250 restaurants worldwide, ensuring that each serves responsibly sourced, classically cooked meals without compromising on quality or taste. For Boatwright and the Chipotle team, it's not just about serving food; it's about cultivating a better world.Automation with a Human TouchThe lively discussion on the podcast delved deep into the realm of automation in the restaurant industry. Boatwright was quick to highlight that robotics and automation at Chipotle aren't about replacing the invaluable human touch but optimizing operations to enhance customer experiences. One such example is the introduction of “Autocado”, a collaborative endeavor with Miso Robotics. This innovative system is designed to efficiently prepare guacamole, cutting preparation time by an impressive 50%. With time being a precious commodity in the fast-paced restaurant environment, such savings are crucial and substantial, especially when scaled across all Chipotle locations.Pioneering Fast-Casual DiningThe hosts acknowledged Chipotle and its founder, Steve Ells, for their pioneering role in the fast-casual dining segment. With initial investments and support in real estate from McDonald's, Chipotle has never wavered from its commitment to quality and innovation, setting a benchmark in the industry for others to follow.Looking AheadAs the conversation flowed, Boatwright offered a glimpse into the future, anticipating hot topics in hospitality and technology likely to surface in the coming years. With a declining labor force due to demographic shifts and immigration challenges, the importance of robotics and automation in the restaurant industry is more significant than ever. Boatwright also expressed his advocacy for immigration reform to address labor shortages not only in the restaurant sector but across various industries.Engaging & Enlightening DiscussionThe podcast was not all serious and business-centric, as it lightened with a game of guessing popular ice cream shops and rapid-fire questions exploring Boatwright's favorite foods, travel destinations, and sports teams. With a love for Mexican cuisine and a soft spot for New York and Florence, Italy, the conversation concluded on a delightful and relatable note for listeners.Wrap-UpFor enthusiasts and professionals in the foodservice, restaurant, and hospitality industry, “Hospitality Hangout” with Scott Boatwright is a must-listen. Engage with the podcast for a hearty serving of insights, laughter, and a deep-dive into the future of the restaurant industry with a side of Chipotle's signature integrity and innovation.