Monthly Archives: November 2012

2012 November 27, Featuring Bijou Theatre Co-owner Christine Brown, and Amy Jo Martin, author of Renegades Write the Rules

Guest: Christine Brown, co-owner of The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport, CT.

The Bijou Theatre has a rich history in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Co-owner Christine Brown and her partner are bring art back to the city with a variety of film, theatre, art, comedy and music events. The Bijou Theatre is actually the oldest movie house in the country, opening in 1909 by a woman! The rejuvenation of the Bijou is part of a citywide action to bring people back to Bridgeport including restaurants, arts and live events.

Guest: Amy Jo Martin, author of Renegades Write the Rules, and social media expert.

Renegades Write the Rules is a how-to manual of sorts that teaches you the rules to building loyal social media followers. This book reveals innovative strategies behind the social media success of today’s top celebrities, brands, and sports icons – and how you can follow their lead! One of the basic rules of digital media success: Humans connect with humans, not logos and creative taglines.

Amy Jo Martin is the founder of Digital Royalty, a social media agency that helps public companies and figures build, measure, and monetize their digital universe. Amy Jo was named one of Forbes’ five Most-Powerful Women on Twitter, and has more than 1.2 million followers (@AmyJoMartin)!

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2012 November 20, Featuring The Love Doctor Terri Orbuch, Author of Finding Love Again, and Paul Tough, Author of How Children Succeed

Dr. Terri Orbuch, The Love Doctor and author of Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.

Dr. Terri Orbuch has drawn from a remarkable and groundbreaking 25 year study of marriage, divorce, and new love in her new book, Finding Love Again. Whether you’re divorced or separated, out of a long-term relationship, or newly dating after a long break, Dr. Orbuch’s book can help you prepare for a healthy and fulfilling new relationship. Her book reveals eight myths that are sabotaging your love life, why the happiest couples in new relationships don’t share bank accounts, and many more tips and strategies for anyone to find love again.

Dr. Terri Orbuch has decades of experience studying marriage, divorce, romance, and relationship patterns. She is the author of five books.

Guest: Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.

Why do some children succeed while others fail? In his new book, How Children Succeed, Paul Tough argues that qualities that matter most have more to do with character – skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control – than just intelligence and academic success.

Paul has written extensively about education, child development, poverty, and politics, including cover stories in The New York Times Magazine on character education, the achievement gap, and the Obama administration’s poverty policies.

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2012 November 13, Featuring Anthony Lemieux, Antiterrorism Expert, and Dr. John Gottman, Author of What Makes Love Last?

Guest: Anthony Lemieux, antiterrorism expert speaking about the recent General David Petraeus scandal.

Anthony Lemieux talks with Trevor about the recent scandal with CIA director, General David Petraeus, regarding his infidelity after 37 years of marriage as well as the future of national security.

Anthony is a social psychologist who has had a long standing interest in terrorism. In college his focus narrowed to issues of intergroup and political violence, as well as genocide. Over time, he has become especially curious about terrorism as a particular form of intergroup violence.

Guest: Dr. John Gottman, author of What Makes Love Last?, an instructional book geared towards building trust in loving relationships.

Do you trust your partner? In his new book, What Makes Love Last?, celebrated research psychologist and couples counselor Dr. John Gottman delves into the mysteries of love: Where does it come from? Why does some love last, and why does some fade? Dr. Gottman has spent decades observing the conversational patterns and biorhythms of the thousands and thousands of couples in his “Love Lab.”

The book shows readers how to identify signs, behaviors, and attitudes that indicate sexual and other forms of betrayal, and provides strategies for repairing what may seem lost or broken.

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2012 November 6, Featuring Local Artist and Author Miggs Burroughs and Howard Stevenson, Professor at Harvard Business School

Guest: Miggs Burroughs, Local Artist and Author of The What If? Book of Questions to some of your most revealing answers on Love and Health, Wealth & Happiness.

Miggs is a graphic artist and photographer from Westport, Connecticut. His latest creative detour involved the writing of “What If?”, which resulted from exercises he was asked to do during counseling sessions after his divorce almost 20 years ago. The “What If?” book is an attempt to share these pithy litting musings, in the hopes that they might help others to make some fearless choices of their own.

Guest: Howard Stevenson, Professor at the Harvard Business School, discussing new book Howard’s Gift.

For more than 40 years, Howard Stevenson has been a towering figure at Havard Business School: the man who literally defined entrepreneurship and taught thousands of the world’s most successful professionals.

Howard’s Gift, written by Eric Sinoway, delivers Howard’s timeless lessons and practical guidance, inspiring readers to pursue a satisfying career and live life with no regrets. Listen to Howard (Trevor’s stepfather!) talk about the book and his experiences over the course of his remarkable career.

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