March 11, 2014•87 min
As Founder and CEO of Dream University Marcia Wieder travels the world - an ambassador for making dreams real. She's known for giving inspiring and moving talks to notable companies such as AT&T, The Gap and American Express. For anyone starting a new business, or just embarking on a new path in life, Marcia is a must listen interview for that extra support you've been looking for. In addition to being a charismatic speaker, she's the renowned author of fourteen books dedicated to achieving your dreams: Making Your Dreams Come True, Life is But a Dream, Dreams are Whispers From the Soul and Doing Less and Having More. She's also a syndicated columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle, in which she urges readers to take "The Great Dream Challenge"- a call to arms for dreamers from all walks of life. Marcia has appeared on Oprah, the Today show and was featured in her own PBS-TV show called Making Your Dreams Come True. How many conversations today will you try to get through to: customers, clients, employees, colleagues, bosses, directors, managers, vendors not to mention spouses, children, parents, friends and of course yourself? Probably a more appropriate question would be, how many conversations will you have today where you are not trying to get through to someone? The answer. Probably few. And after you get through, what next? How often do they change what they’re doing in a positive direction for both them and you? What would be the effect on your and their productivity if they did? Mark Goulston, M.D. is a business advisor, consultant, speaker, trainer and coach trained as a clinical psychiatrist who honed his skills as an FBI/police hostage negotiation trainer who increases people’s ability to get through to anyone. Our listeners get to find out firsthand just how to get through to anyone at home and at work! Michelle McCloskey is the founder, president and co-owner of Run Around Betties, a convenient and affordable personal assistance firm covering the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas. In this role, she oversees and manages all aspect of the organization, including but not limited to client and employee relations, new business, bookings, and general administration. McCloskey initially got the entrepreneurial bug at the age of 21 when she created her very own stationary line, Michelle Lane, and again in 2007 when she launched and managed an online vintage clothing store, Hourglass Vintage, for three years. In 2011, she officially launched Run Around Betties, the result and combination of her 10-plus years as a personal and executive assistant, and her desire to find a fun, cost-effective and dynamic way to help time-strapped professionals and everyday folks.