Working with You is Killing Me – Freeing Yourself of Emotional Traps at Work

Interview with Kathi Elster, co-author of Working with You is Killing
Me: Freeing Your Self of Emotional Traps at Work. Fantastic book. Great interview!

Dr. John Schinnerer can be heard daily on Guide To Self Radio at 2 pm and 5 pm on KDIA 1640 Am in the SF Bay Area.
(925) 944-3440
Duration:24 minutes, 34 seconds

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The Differences Between the Sexes – Men vs. Women

Join Dr. John and Dr. Elizabeth Kearney for a rousing talk about a politically incorrect topic – the differences between the sexes. How do men and women differ in their approach to problem-solving? How are we different in the way in which we pursue goals? How are we different in our use of language?

Elizabeth Kearney, Ph.D. who specializes in strategic planning, effective leadership, and staff development training. This award-winning author and professor was a John Hopkins Fellow, and three of her books – Customers Run Your Company: They Pay the Bills, Everyone is a Customer, and People Power: Reading People for Results were Fortune Book-of-the-Month Club selections. Her latest book, Women Who Paved the Way, was introduced in November of 2005. Liz was selected in 2003 & 2004 as Businesswoman of the Year by the National Business Advisory Council.

Guide To Self can be heard every Monday through Friday on KDIA 1640 AM in San Francisco Bay Area from 5 – 5:30 PM. Check out more shows at (925) 944-3440.

Guide To Self is sponsored in part by Infinet Assessment, the best in employee testing. Test to find the best – with Infinet.

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Positive Change on a Global Basis – Possibility or Pipe Dream?

Join Guide To Self for an out of the box show. Dr. John talks with Tom Munnecke, founder of Uplift Academy and a former Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, about positive change on a global basis.

Where Dr. John is passionate about helping individuals manage their internal world, their thoughts and feelings, and their immediate relationships, Tom is passionate about helping groups of individuals using the power of the web to create a better world. Idealistic? Absolutely. Foolish? Not a bit.

Tom focuses on a different level or layer of the challenge – the challenge to improve the world on a large scale.

After 30 years designing large scale hospital information systems, Tom Munnecke quit his job as a vice president and chief scientist at a Fortune 500 company. He asked himself, “What is the simplest thing I can do which will have the greatest benefit for humanity?” A 5 year process of travel, study, and meditation lead to the formation of GivingSpace – a think tank to explore innovative ways of using technology in humanitarian activities. In 2003, Tom took a position as a Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Digital Visions Program during which he shifted his focus from purely charitable giving and philanthropy to a more general notion of humanitarian uplift, which was based on Jon Haidt’s notion of the positive emotion of elevation.

Most recently Tom founded the Uplift Academy, a think tank where visionaries can discuss big ideas about hilanthropy, networking and giving back to society.

Dr. John Schinnerer can be heard daily on Guide To Self Radio on KDIA Monday through Friday at 5 pm in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Life Leeches and Energy Vampires – The People Who Suck Your Energy Dry

Life Leeches – People that Drain Your Energy, Part 2.

Part 2 in an ongoing series on Life Leeches: Everyone of us knows one, a person who leaves you drained, exhausted and miserable after every encounter. They’re called Life Leeches – people who drain you of your most precious commodity – your energy. Life Leeches create barriers to a happy life. They don’t want you to be happy because they aren’t happy.

There are at least 14 types of Life Leeches of which you need to be aware. The Volcanic Leech, the Malicious Life Leeches (i.e., the dangerous Antisocial Leech and the Empty Shell Leech), the Oblivious Leech, the Whining Leech and more.

Find out about the various types of Leeches AND how to identify them so they don’t drain you of your strength and patience. Guide To Self Radio is hosted by Dr. John Schinnerer, a psychologist out of U.C. Berkeley.

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Dr. John is available for coaching and keynote speaking engagments at (925) 944-3440.
Duration:27 minutes, 48 seconds

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