Thursday, July 18, 2024

LA-based Jazz Pianist Adam Hersh on the 2024 CD Tornado Watch

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with LA-based Jazz Pianist Adam Hersh on the 2024 CD Tornado Watch .. We caught up with this talented vertex to talk about his new project, getting through COVID and what is going in with new projects these days. Tornado Watch features ten tracks of intelligent, intensely-performed music. We get into quite a bit. Enjoy. 

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Healthcare Veteran & Author Dr. Robert Joseph Wolf

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Healthcare Veteran & Author Dr. Robert Joseph Wolf .. He graduated Tufts in 1984 with a B.S. in Biology and Psychology & graduated University of Michigan Medical School in 1988. Thus, he has been in the radiology field for 34 years. He is also the author of a biography about his father's amazing story of living as a Jewish man in Hungary when the Nazis, and later the communists, seized power. The book is called “Not a Real Enemy’ and was launched in October 2022 with Amsterdam Publishers. From his base in Floria, he passionately describes his mission of spreading good into a world that is desperate for it these days. Enjoy his story.

More on Robert - http://robertjwolfmd.com/ 

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Inspiring Author, Entrepreneur & Wellness Executive Aesha Tahir


Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Inspiring Author, Entrepreneur & Wellness Executive Aesha Tahir .. She an award-winning author, keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and columnist. As a movement speacialist she has helped over 500 clients find pain free living. Her best selling book "Unhunched: Discover Wellness Through Posture," entails all the secrets to an upright posture and pain free movement. After serving any years in corporate America as a software programmer, she left the Corporate world to pursue her passion for helping others discover courage and strength. It’s an inspiring tale. Enjoy.

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Adventurer &. Co-Founder of The Globally Conscious Leader® Steve Rice

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Adventurer & Co-Founder of The Globally Conscious Leader® Steve Rice .. He is a service-oriented leader who helps people and organizations identify and focus on globally conscious core values to drive personal and business excellence. The work is difficult and never-ending, and the steps are pragmatic, actionable, and achievable by everyone. Along with his business partner John Lamy, they are co-authors of the forthcoming book 'The Globally Conscious Leader', which is a practical and pragmatic approach to embedding globally conscious business practices and a culture of excellence and constant improvement into any organization. Like his hero Lou Gehrig, he considers himself each day to be the luckiest man alive. We cover his fascinating journey to locales around the world doing amazing things. Dig in..

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Jazz Trumpeter & Composer Summer Camargo

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trumpeter & Composer Summer Camargo .. We caught up with her about the new 2024 CD To Whom I Love and it is her big debut. We also get into her COVID survival, a life in music and the future ahead. This 22-year old native of Hollywood, Florida was a Jerome Green Fellowship recipient at the Juilliard School. She got her Bachelor's Degree in 2023 and Masters Degree in 2024, majoring in Jazz Studies with trumpet as her instrument. Summer regularly performs at notable NYC jazz clubs like Dizzy’s, Birdland, and with the Mingus Big Band. He future is very bright. Find out why.

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Niagara-based Veteran Jazz Pianist Paul Tobey

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Niagara-based Jazz Pianist Paul Tobey .. We caught up with him about his latest and triumphant return with the 2024 CD It’s Time and how COVID influenced the release. It is a romantic & soulful solo piano album full of elegant melodies mostly selected by over 12 000 jazz piano enthusiasts around the world subscribed to his YouTube channel “JazzMentl”. More importantly, it marks his return after a two decade absence. He was diagnosed with severe Tendonitis in his forearms and that put his playing to a halt. He’s back at it now. We cover it all. Dig … 

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Disability Advocate, Founder & CEO of E.B. Graphics and Consulting Rebecca Elizabeth Prejean

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Disability Advocate, Founder & CEO of E.B. Graphics and Consulting Rebecca Elizabeth Prejean .. She specializes in instructional design, multimedia production, and accessibility-focused learning experiences. With a decade of expertise, she has become a leading advocate for inclusivity and accessibility in corporate environments, particularly focusing on creating supportive spaces for neurodivergent employees with Autism, ADHD, and Dyslexia. Her passion for driving positive change in the learning and development industry has led her to work with Fortune 500 companies. Enjoy this great story.

More on Rebecca - https://www.ebgc.net/ 

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Former Network Journalist & Co-Founder of ICONMAKER Sheryl Plouffe


Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Network Journalist & Co-Founder of ICONMAKER Sheryl Plouffe .. As the visionary co-founder of ICONMAKER®, she and her partners have propelled coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs to achieve six and seven-figure successes through high-margin programs and strategic podcasting. With over $3 million in client sales since 2023, her leadership is transformative. Before entering the business world, she spent two decades as a Canadian television anchor and executive at The Weather Network. It’s a great story. Enjoy.

More on Sheryl - https://www.iconmakerlive.com/


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Radio Host & Podcaster Elizabeth Gearhart

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Radio Host & Podcaster Elizabeth Gearhart .. She co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio show and podcast Passage to Profit: Road to Entrepreneurship with her husband Richard, now in its seventh year of production. The radio show is aired on 31 stations across the US, from New York to Portland, Oregon, and is available globally on the iHeart app. She views podcasting as a powerful digital marketing tool for business owners to use to attract clients and customers. She uses her podcast studio in Summit, NJ, Gear Media Studios, to provide studio space, production, and coaching for podcasters. Enjoy her story.

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Journalist & Veteran Author Michael Castleman

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Former Journalist & Veteran Author Michael Castleman .. With more than 2 million new books published annually, each becomes a snowflake in Antarctica. That’s why he wrote "The Untold Story of Books"—to clue authors, aspiring authors, and book lovers into the cruel realities of publishing today. This has been a passion project he researched for 44 years and wrote, on and off, for 18 years. Beyond being a historian of publishing, he is the world’s most popular sexuality writer. His 19 books have sold more than 2.5 million copies. He grew up in a Long Island suburb of New York City and since 1975 he has lived in San Francisco. Along with the writing, he loves music. We cover that topic at length. Dig this story.


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Monday, July 15, 2024

Entrepreneur, Coach, Speaker, Healthcare Pro & The UNSTUCK Strategist Dr. Sherlonda Adkins

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Entrepreneur, Coach, Speaker, Healthcare Pro & The UNSTUCK Strategist Dr. Sherlonda Adkins .. This thought leader, world traveler, philanthropist & dreamer has spent the last 26 years serving a diverse population of patients, clients, students, and audiences. Dr. Adkins is the CEO and Founder of PsychMYway, South Carolina’s 1st PA-owned telepsychiatry practice and is also one of the few psychiatric providers treating patients in the United States Virgin Islands. She helps clients get to where they dream to be. She is also living her best dream. Dig this story.

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Author & Pet Loss Grief Coach Rachel Shirley

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author & Pet Loss Grief Coach Rachel Shirley .. She is a compelling author and certified coach committed to guiding individuals through life's profound moments, including the impactful experience of pet loss. With a compassionate approach rooted in authenticity, transparency, and grace, she weaves her extensive experience, deep love for animals, and unwavering faith to lead her clients through experiencing meaningful peace, purpose, and divine healing. It’s quite a story. Enjoy.

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Midlife Transition Coach & Proud LGBTQIA+ Community Member Kari Boatner

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Midlife Transition Coach & Proud LGBTQIA+ Community Member Kari Boatner .. She empowers middle-aged queer individuals to create fulfilling and joyful lives. Her clients, many of which have been successful in their careers and finances, often grapple with an inner emptiness that material success cannot fill. Together with her clients, she not only addresses common midlife issues such as fear of aging, physical and emotional changes, the difficulties of caring for aging parents, and the sometimes paralyzing uncertainty about the future, she also tackles the reality of societal oppression and trauma experienced by this community. It’s been a transformative journey. Tune in.

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Founder, CEO & Growth Guy Jason Shafton

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Founder, CEO & Growth Guy Jason Shafton .. He is a 20+ year veteran in growth that built billion-dollar businesses at Google, Paramount, and DaVita. He also scaled startups like Headspace, Soothe, and Heal. At Google, he scaled the Google Ads platform and launched Google Music and Google Play. He also spent time leading marketing at Comedy Central, where he launched new seasons of South Park and The Daily Show as well as new franchises Broad City, Drunk History and Inside Amy Schumer. From his base outside of Los Angeles where he lives his wife Alyssa and their two daughters, we get into it all. Enjoy.

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Amputee & Type 1 Diabetic Keynote Speaker & Author Chris Ruden


Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Amputee & Type 1 Diabetic Keynote Speaker & Author Chris Ruden .. He hid his disability for 17 years and hated himself for the way he looked and the dark road he went down. Through fitness & storytelling, he stopped hiding his disability a few years ago, went viral for showing that process and made it on a TV show with The Rock. From People Magazine to TV to millions of views on YouTube and hundreds of thousands of followers, he’s just glad he can go into Wal-Mart without hiding his hand. He speaks around the world on stages helping people change the course of their life and organization. Dig this fascinating story.

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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Author, Lawyer, Coach & Consultant Elizabeth Parsons

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Lawyer, Coach & Consultant Elizabeth Parsons .. She is the founder of the coaching and consulting company Encoraco that focuses on helping high-achieving entrepreneurs, professionals, and executives design a plan for their lives when they "retire" from their current endeavors. Elizabeth and her team have guided hundreds of founders, lawyers, doctors, and executives as they prepare for and navigate retiring from an intense career. Her first book, "Encore: A High Achiever's Guide to Thriving in Retirement" will be released in September 2024. It’s a powerful story. Enjoy.

More on Elizabeth - https://www.encoraco.com/


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Holistic & Alcohol-Free Empowerment Coach Lauren Fay

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Holistic & Alcohol-Free Empowerment Coach Lauren Fay .. She is also a Reiki Master Teacher and Sound Bowl Practitioner dedicated to helping ambitious women reclaim their freedom through elective and conscious sobriety. As a coach strategist, mindset genius, and spiritual goddess, she employs a holistic approach that guides women to embrace sobriety as a deeply personal and sacred journey of self-discovery. Her method unlocks confidence, unleashes ambition and intuition, and fosters lasting transformation aligned with one's true purpose, values, and authentic self. She has a fascinating story. Enjoy.

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Friday, July 12, 2024

Entrepreneur & Founder of La Consa Mental Fitness Ray Schaub


Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Entrepreneur & Founder of La Consa Mental Fitness Ray Schaub.. He is offering a four-month intensive program known as Mental Fitness for Business Leaders in Recovery. He has been an entrepreneur and self-employed for most of his life, and has been training in and practicing meditation and other mindfulness techniques as part of his own recovery for more than twenty years. He owned a computer consulting firm for about 12 years when his drinking got the best of him. Ultimately, he found sobriety and his way. He is giving that gift to others now. Enjoy his story.

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