Author Gaye O’Brien, a former teacher, discussed useful neuro-linguistic programming techniques for teachers, why rapport is important in establishing great relationships, and how self-talk can help listeners with their daily activities.
Food Allergy and Asthma Support Group of North Jersey Facilitator Lisa Giuriceo discussed food Allergy Research and Education Vice President Mike Spigler discussed food allergy awareness, symptoms, and the role of support groups.
Author Sergeant Stephanie Shannon discussed being the victim of military sexual trauma and sexual harassment, living undiagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder for twenty years, and the incidence suicide among veterans.
Dr. Fiona Gupta discussed the significance of the announcement Robin Williams suffered from early Parkinson’s disease, the link between depression and Parkinson’s, symptoms associated with the illness, and treatment options for Parkinson’s patients.
Author Heather Harder, ph.d., discussed why a strong sense of self is the best weapon for a child against predators, her experience as a biological and as a foster parent, and why asking questions is more important than teaching children.
Author Michael Willett, ph.d., discussed why he believes manhood is a privilege of corrected consciousness, his contention manhood is in a state of emergency today, and his mentoring work with young men.
Natural Resources Defense Counsel Senior Water Program Attorney Larry Levine discussed why green roofs typically last twice as long as conventional roofs; economic benefit of landscaping, and how green infrastructure and green building practices benefit entire communities.
New Alternatives for Children founder and director Dr. Arlene Goldsmith discussed the nonprofit organization’s history as New York City’s only child welfare agency exclusively devoted to serving children with severe disabilities and chronic illnesses; the agency’s “Rethink Foster Care” campaign; and the need for quality foster care parents.
Peconic Bay Medical Center Robotic Surgery Director Dr. Agostino Cervone discussed how robotic surgery is revolutionizing medical treatment, changes affecting patients and physicians as a result of the surgical approach, and upcoming applications of robotic surgery.
Baltimore Orioles Team Dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Wasserman discussed the types of skin cancer, who is most susceptible to skin cancer, sun tan parlor restriction legislation, and protection to avoid skin cancer.
Loyalblocks Vice President of Sales Russell Mikowski discussed the current state of the small business economy in New York City, mistakes small business owners make with respect to marketing, and the effect of buzzwords on the current startup environment.
Counterintelligence expert Chris Simmons discussed security precautions for the World Cup, the power of video surveillance in securing stadium events, interrogation of terrorist suspects, and the growth of the terrorist group Isis.