Two successful people share their lessons from having been successful to hitting rock bottom both personally and professionally and then coming back to flourish.
For many, bibliotherapy (using books as therapy) can sometimes help as much as a friend or even therapist.
Dick’s guest, Caroline Donahue, also known as The Book Dr., discusses techniques that help you find the most effective books to help with your issues.
Do New Year resolutions work? Are they worth the bother? Is there a better way to get your life on track?
Dick’s guest, Patricia Clason, has been leading workshops for corporate clients and the State of Wisconsin for 30 years on how to get your life organized and actualized. She has written and conducted workshops on life management, time management and finding your life purpose.
Resilience is adapting to hardships, adversity and tough turns in life. All of us will be faced with these events in our lives. Some are small, some are very significant. Our mental health, our usefulness and the quality of our lives is greatly enhanced by becoming skilled at resilience and recovery.
Dick’s guest is Patricia Clason. A professional speaker since 1975, Patricia has created over 50 workshops, speeches, and
keynote presentations highlighting the skills of Emotional Intelligence. Patricia brings energy, enthusiasm and expertise to her speaking engagements and training sessions – so they’re fun and highly informative. A host for both radio and television interview shows for ten years, plus her extensive background in business and education, Patricia makes strong connections with participants from private, public and non-profit sector organizations, as well as associations. Emotional Intelligence is at the core of all of her work, helping people develop their self awareness and social awareness skills to build collaborative relationships personally and professionally.
What makes for effective leadership? Can it be learned? Are these traits applicable to the very small non profit as much as the large corporation?
Dick’s guest is Yvonne Evers, who has 20 years of executive coaching and is the creator of SUCCESSION, an internet app that guides a company to find their next CEO.
Why are first impressions so important in business as well as your personal life? Can these skills be learned?
Dick’s guest is Susan Young, author of The Art of First Impressions for Positive Impact.
Being likeable can be learned and is not very complicated. Learn the 10 simple secrets of being liked by almost everyone.
Amber Ault, clinical sociologist, author of The Five Step Exit and previous guest of Insights with Dick Goldberg, interviews Dick, therapist, author, lecturer and regular host of Insights, as he shares the secrets of how to be likeable taken from his published article and workshops.
Sobriety is only the beginning of overcoming the problems that caused the addiction.
Dick’s guest, Jane Bartels, is the author “Broken Promises: One Family’s Journey Through Alcoholism to Reconciliation” and a certified addiction counselor, as well as a recovering alcoholic with over 25 years of sobriety.
Is loneliness growing in the U.S.? Is social media partly to blame? How can loneliness be overcome?
Dick’s guest is Kira Asatryan, author of Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships & Deep Relationships.
Why it’s critical to success and happiness and how to harness it.
Dick’s guest is Dr. Tina Hallis who applied her Ph.D. in biotechnology to become a corporate trainer, speaker and student of positive psychology.
Amber begins the discussion by describing the toxic partner:
“Partners who are toxic..are very inclined to do something we call intermittent reinforcement. They are nice sometimes. Sometimes they are great or greater than great and other times they are more awful than awful. If they were consistently awful, it would be much easier for people to exit quickly a cleanly.”
During this discussion, Amber clarifies the different personality disorders that are common in toxic partners such as narcissism, sociopaths and borderline personality disorders. She then explores how these different disorders manifest in both the relationship and exit strategy for the partner.
Amber continues to tackle some of the most common questions about toxic relationships:
Why don’t people just leave?
How is emotional abuse different than physical abuse?
How do you know if you are the victim of emotional abuse?
What are some reasons people get into a relationship with a toxic person?
How does a toxic person keep their partner from leaving?
Amber concludes by outlining the 5 steps required to leave a toxic relationship and important things to consider along the way.
What is social open-mindedness? How can you optimize interactions with those that are different than you?
Dr. Tina Hallis joins Dick to discuss this sometimes tricky subject.