Steven Spierer, 6/24/17

The top 1% get a lot of press. Most of that publicity centers on how they must be encouraged or even forced to share. But some need no encouragement at all. Steve interviews philanthropist Melanie Lundquist about the $32,000,000.00 gift she and her husband Richard just gave to Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance California, […]

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Steven Spierer, 6/10/17

Capitalism is the best way to run the country, but not the big, corporate multinational kind. It’s the small, new, entrepreneurial and inventive variety of capitalism that can recapture the American Dream. Steve interviews David Smick, author of The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone. var amzn_wdgt={widget:’Carousel’}; amzn_wdgt.tag=’talk0f-20′; amzn_wdgt.widgetType=’ASINList’; amzn_wdgt.ASIN=’B01KT2DTNI’;
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Steven Spierer, 5/20/17

First, Steve talks more about the airlines and how great improvement in the flying experience could be brought about for all of us. Then, Steve welcomes Certified Financial Planner Phil Albitz back to the show to discuss the stock market’s precipitous drop this past Wednesday and what may or may not have caused it, as […]

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Steven Spierer, 5/13/17

First, Steve reviews how the autopilot in his new car works (and how it doesn’t work), and some of the bad news autopilot is going to have for professional drivers and for some currently profitable parking lot owners. Next, on January 15, 2009, Captain Sully Sullenberger landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. […]

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Steven Spierer, 4/29/17

New miracles have been discovered and invented in lifesaving techniques for people with heart problems. Steve talks with Mark Lurie, M.D., Medical Director at the Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance, California. Then, on April 9, 2017, law enforcement officers dragged a man off a United Airlines flight. […]

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Steven Spierer, 4/8/17

Pride is not just a deadly sin to be avoided, but also a virtue that motivates, empowers, energizes and inspires. Steve interviews Jessica Tracy, author of Take Pride: Why the Deadliest Sin Holds the Secret to Human Success. var amzn_wdgt={widget:’Carousel’}; amzn_wdgt.tag=’talk0f-20′; amzn_wdgt.widgetType=’ASINList’; amzn_wdgt.ASIN=’0544273176′; amzn_wdgt.title=’Amazon’; amzn_wdgt.marketPlace=’US’; amzn_wdgt.width=’600′; amzn_wdgt.height=’200′;

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Steven Spierer, 4/1/17

It can be frustrating to see others achieve success while your own career track is just okay, especially when you know you are better than them, and even more so when they are succeeding at your expense. Steve interviews Dan Rust, author of Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game, or Just Getting Played?  var […]

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Steven Spierer, 3/25/17

The complexity and confusion of multiple choices for preventive and curative healthcare today leaves us to figure out the difference between valid and invalid scientific claims made by those who say they would make us healthy. Health science denial is rampant. Steve interviews Dr. Sara Gorman, author of Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore […]

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Steven Spierer, 3/18/17

By the time we get to the presidential election in 2020, what would it be like if we were in the middle of a new financial crisis while we were coping with the fear engendered by serious cyber terrorist attacks? Steve interviews Jim Mosquera, author of 2020, a political thriller. Then, Steve as a real […]

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Steven Spierer, 3/11/17

There are as many life stories as there are people on the planet and some are way harder than others. Steve learns about one of those lives, talking with Marlene Mogavero about who she is now and how she got there.

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