OCTOBER 14, 2005
"STARTING ON THE JOURNEY AND RECOGNIZING YOUR BAGGAGE"
To launch her show, Karen welcomed Kate Buggeln, Board Director of the Business Council for Peace (bpeace.org), a non-profit coalition of consultants, entrepreneurs, and executives who volunteer to help women in wartorn countries grow sustainable businesses. Kate shares the inspiring story of transitioning from a senior executive position at Coach to finding a more meaningful and personally fulfilling career. Now at BPeace, Kate's honesty about the difficulties of embarking on her journey and the realizations she made about herself along the way are invaluable.
OCTOBER 28, 2005
"FAMILY, FAITH AND CAREER: A STRONG PYRAMID FOR A HAPPY LIFE"
Karen welcomes Dr. Westina Matthews Shatteen, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch. An accomplished Wall Street executive, author and public speaker she owes her success and happiness to "a little faith" -- and the power of the mustard seed. During the show, we will explore Westina’s powerful foundation for happiness; family, faith and values. We will learn how she has integrated her spiritual self into her nearly 20-year career at Merrill Lynch. Don’t miss sharing an hour with this wise and dynamic resource and you might just learn about mustard seeds! (www.havealittlefaith.com)
NOVEMBER 4, 2005
"RECOGNIZING THE SIGNS"
Karen welcomes C. Mead Welles, President & Co-founder of Octagon Asset Management, LLC., a successful New York hedge fund. He is also the co-founder of A Leg to Stand On. A Leg to Stand On is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of disabled children through the use of corrective surgery and the provision of prosthetic limbs. (www.altso.org)
NOVEMBER 11, 2005
"THE BUDDHA ON BUSINESS MANAGEMENT"
On this show, Karen welcomes Gary Hirsch, President of the Enlightened Business Institute (EBI). EBI provides traditional business consulting, training and coaching services based on a unique world view that explains how and why we encounter certain people, events, opportunities and challenges in our professional and personal lives.
NOVEMBER 18, 2005
"THE TRANSITION TO A SPIRITUAL BUSINESS"
Karen welcomes William Shutkin, President and CEO, Orton Family Foundation. A leading voice for civic innovation and sustainable development in the United States, Bill became the Foundation’s President and CEO in 2004 after twelve years in the Boston area where he co-founded and led two non-profit environmental organizations, Alternatives for Community & Environment and New Ecology, Inc. The Orton Family Foundation seeks to transform the land use planning system as a pathway to vibrant and sustainable communities. (www.orton.org)
DECEMBER 2, 2005
"GENERATING PEACE "
Karen welcomes Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. With Joan as our guest, we will explore the idea that each one of us has the right to happiness and peace. Our patience, kindness, gratitude, understanding and compassion naturally evolve when we believe in our right to happiness and we become generators of peace in our homes and workplaces. We become more joyful, creative and healthy. Please join us to hear this highly regarded scientist, lecturer and author share her thoughts on ways to sow the seeds that lead to joy. By listening, you will help Joan and me fulfill our shared wish for your own balance and peace. (www.joanborysenko.com)
DECEMBER 9, 2005
"TEACHING SPIRITUALITY INTEGRATED WITH WORK ETHIC"
Karen welcomes Dr. Beverly Tatum, President, Spelman College. Scholar, teacher, author, administrator and race relations expert, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum is the ninth president of Spelman College. Together with Dr. Tatum, Karen explores how spirituality can be woven into learning and the creation of a work ethic in the academic arena with amazing results. (www.spelman.edu)
DECEMBER 16, 2005
"AWAKE AT WORK"
Michael Carroll, business executive and author of the book Awake at Work, joins Karen to discuss how organizations can cultivate the best possible environment for conducting business. Michael and Karen will explore why organizations that pursue profitability while promoting decency are likely to be treated decently in return. Why leaders who pursue success while mindfully and respectfully listening to their employees and customers are likely to enjoy respect and loyalty in return. And, colleagues who build their careers while developing a personal sense of confidence are likely to contribute properly and openly to the enterprise. Please join us for an insightful hour that promises to have a positive impact on your bottom line and your inner self.
DECEMBER 30, 2005
"NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION: RULE YOUR WORLD"
This week, Karen is honored to welcome the venerable Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to discuss his new book, Ruling Your World. The Sakyong bridges two worlds. He grew up in both the East and the West. He is the head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, a spiritual and family lineage. This tradition emphasizes the basic goodness of all beings and teaches the art of courageous warriorship based on wisdom and compassion. The Sakyong travels extensively, teaching throughout the world. He is a poet and an artist. He enjoys golf, running, horseback riding, and yoga. In 2003, he published his first book, Turning the Mind into An Ally a national best seller.
JANUARY 6, 2006
"SPIRITUAL SELLING "
What career is the least spiritually fulfilling? For many the answer to this is selling. People often assume that in order to succeed in sales, one must be willing to compromise his or her core values. Nothing could be further from the truth. In reality, the selling profession, when properly practiced is not only financially rewarding but spiritual fulfilling as well. What makes this profession spiritually fulfilling? And what must one do in order to become a spiritual seller? We will examine these and other questions with Bob Sanders, Partner with AXIOM Sales Force Development and co-author of the company’s Selling Sciences Program™. AXIOM has helped numerous corporate clients and sales professionals improve their selling performance and customer satisfaction by showing them the truth about selling and sales management. (www.axiomsfd.com)
JANUARY 13, 2006
This week, Karen welcomes back Gary Hirsch, President of the Enlightened Business Institute (EBI). Many studies show that most resolutions are abandoned by the end of January. Is there a problem with the resolutions themselves? Perhaps the majority of us are weak-willed and uncommitted to our own futures. Not likely. What prevents us from keeping these important promises to ourselves? What can we do to help us keep our word to ourselves and others, and more importantly, what steps can we take to enhance the likelihood of fulfilling these promises we make? Join Karen and Gary and they explore some simple strategies for staying with our resolutions and producing the results we want in 2006. (www.enlightenedbusiness.com)
JANUARY 20, 2006
"NON ATTACHMENT TO RESULTS "
This week, Karen welcomes back Robert Butera, M.Div., Ph.D., Director of The YogaLife Institute and Publisher of Yoga Living Magazine. During this show we will ask Dr. Bob some tough questions. How can we truly not be attached to results if we are successful career people? Does business need to be so focused on results or is there another way to improving profits and productivity? What are the key qualities of the non-attached worker? How do you interact with your co-workers who are still results oriented? Be sure to listen in as this promises to be a thought provoking hour. (www.asktheyogateacher.com )
JANUARY 27, 2006
"SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY AND WORK"
This week, Karen welcomes Martin Rutte, President of Livelihood, co-author of the New York Times Business Best Seller Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work and Chair of the new Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace, at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada. Martin is an international speaker and consultant on spirituality in the workplace, who is committed to reconnecting business with its natural source of creativity, innovation and genius. Martin will share some innovative business practices that integrate spiritual development into the workplace. Learn how you can more fully nourish your soul at work.
(www.martinrutte.com and www.spiritualityandtheworkplace.ca)
FEBRUARY 3, 2006
"THE SOUL OF MONEY"
Karen welcomes Lynne Twist, global activist, fundraiser, speaker, author, teacher, mentor and counselor, who has devoted her life to service in support of global sustainability and security, human rights, economic integrity and spiritual authenticity. Lynne has raised millions of dollars, and has trained other fundraisers to be more effective in their work, for organizations that serve the best instincts of all of us: to end world hunger, empower women, nurture children and youth, and preserve the natural heritage of our planet.
In her inspiring book, The Soul of Money: Transforming your Relationship with Money and Life she shares keen insights into the relationship people have with money, the psychology of scarcity and the psychology of sufficiency.
During the show we explore theories, attitudes and best practices that enable people to find peace, freedom and sufficiency in their relationship with money and our money culture. (www.soulofmoney.org)
FEBRUARY 17, 2006
"MEDIA MAKING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE"
Karen welcomes Macky Alston, award-winning documentary film maker and Director of Auburn Theological Seminary’s Auburn Media. Macky is also an educator on issues of media and religion, an organizer within the worlds of philanthropy and media-making, and a regular writer and reviewer on film and religion. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary (M. Div.), he comes from a long line of ministers in the American South and grew up exposed to the power of the media and the pulpit, as charismatic leaders on the Left and the Right shaped social and political relations for generations to come. Macky is on the board of the Hartley Film Foundation, an organization whose mission is to produce, cultivate, support and distribute the very best documentary film, video and audio programs about world religions, spirituality, ethics and well-being. (www.riverfilms.net; www.auburnsem.org/multifaith/media)