Out of the Closet / The Art of Writing / Bucket List! / How to be a Leader / Time Out
November 30, 2015•54 min
Out of the Closet "Coming out" to family can be incredibly awkward and a huge moment in a child's life. It can also be overwhelming for the parents. Danielle Owens-Reid, co-author of This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life, joins us to talk about the issues parents face when a child "comes out" and how to move forward in a positive way. The Art of Writing What does it take to be a successful award winning author? Friends describe non-fiction author, Deborah Davis' beat as "the rich and the dead." Deborah's curiosity and ability to hone in on unique stories is once again on display in her latest work, Fabritius and the Goldfinch. She joins us to discuss this book and the art of writing and getting published. Bucket List! Patricia Schultz is the author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List. It's an international bestseller and bible for the wanderlust stricken. Patricia shares what to add to your travel bucket list this year! How to be a Leader For more than 3 decades, Vincent Boles, a retired Two-Star General, served his country leading young men and women into combat. Following the attacks of 9-11, he was assigned to command soldiers, civilians, and contractors on five continents, including combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom. General Vincent Boles knows what it means to be a leader-in the workplace or on the front lines. He shares his insights and life lessons in his book, 4-3-2-1 Leadership and the secrets to being a good leader. Time Out When that alarm goes off each morning, does your mind automatically start racing through all the things you must get done that day on your ever-expanding "to-do" list? By the time you're out the door, you're already exhausted, not to mention, stressed out. Barb Schmidt, international speaker and author of The Practice, explains a better, more mindful way to approach and embrace each day.