Steven Spierer, 4/19/14

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As a parent, imagine for a moment what it would be like for your teenage child to have the need to submit to brain surgery. Imagine further what it would be like to be that teenager, having to participate in deciding what to do. Steve interviews Bryn Stroyke and his daughter Cailin Stroyke who was [...]

Steven Spierer, 4/12/14

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Every American President since George Washington has spoken of the “White House Bubble” and the difficulty of staying in touch with the citizens of the United States outside the echo chamber of the Washington Beltway. Steve interviews Kenneth T. Walsh, author of Prisoners of the White House, The Isolation of America’s Presidents and the Crisis [...]

Steven Spierer, 4/5/14

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Boys are falling behind in today’s education system with fewer young men graduating high school and enrolling in college every year.  Steve interviews Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill authors of Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life.

Steven Spierer, 3/29/14

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Six year old first-grader Jesse Lewis died when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Steve learns a story of love and survival as he interviews Jesse’s Mom, Scarlett Lewis, author of Nurturing Healing Love, a Mother’s journey of hope and forgiveness.

 

Steven Spierer, 3/22/14

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Money can’t buy happiness but if you are spending it right maybe you can get more emotional bang for your hard-earned bucks. Steve interviews Michael Norton, Co-Author of Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending.

Steven Spierer, 3/15/14

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First, Steve has a comment on last week’s show. Then, none of us are getting out of here alive! So, Steve thinks it’s a good idea to have some sort of plan, a structure for clear communication and ongoing care coordination for end of life illness. Steve interviews Carol Levine, director of the United Hospital [...]

Steven Spierer, 3/8/14

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George Washington communicated a vision for what he wanted the United States of America to be. It is both easier because of technology, and harder for a lot of reasons, for any president to do that today. Steve interviews Tevi Troy, author of What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular [...]

Steven Spierer, 3/1/14

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Every parent wants to be the very best Mom or Dad they can but babies and toddlers don’t come with instruction books. Steve interviews nationally renowned pediatrician Harvey Karp, M.D., author of The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years AND The Happiest Baby on the Block [...]

Steven Spierer, 2/22/14

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Steve talks with Ron Werft, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cottage Health System, about philanthropy and how Americans decide to donate significant money to non-profits involved in health care, education, social services, and the arts in a manner that is almost unique to American culture.

Steven Spierer, 2/15/14

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First, Steve had a client in his law office and he’s just got to tell us about it. Then, Steve discusses ingenuity as a method to American economic recovery with Gary Shapiro, author of Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses. Then, as a real estate investor, Steve offers a [...]