Family & Lifestyle

Trump’s Presidential Transition, Marriage and Money, Leading

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Nov 30, 2016 5:00 pm
  • 2:25:06

Presidential Transitions (16:58) Dr. Richard Skinner is a policy analyst at the Sunlight Foundation. Professor at the American Politics for The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, John Hopkins University, George Washington University, and the American University.  President Barack Obama and President-elect, Donald Trump, met for the first time earlier this month looking towards Trump’s presidential transition.  Over a formal 90 minute meeting, and many follow up phone calls, President-elect Trump and President Obama will plan for a peaceful transition of power.  How is this presidential transition different from others?  Have there been any notable presidential transitions?  Dr. Skinner with the info. Prevent Money from Ruining Your Marriage (1:05:45) Matt Bell is a full-time personal finance writer and speaker, serving as Managing Editor at Sound Mind Investing while speaking at churches, universities, and other venues throughout the country. The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with family and friends, but can also be a stressful one, especially for married couples. It’s no secret that fighting about money puts a huge strain on a relationship. In fact, money issues are so troublesome that people who say they’re experiencing stress in their relationship cite finances as the number one reason. The holiday season doesn’t help with those stresses, but Matt Bell shares ways to prevent money from ruining your marriage. Liana Tan - Snow is Bad (1:32:01) In some parts of the country it is cold and blustry. With the onset of winter come the hassle that snow presents. Producer Liana Tan is not a fan of snow and explains her personal struggle. Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader (1:52:34) Jim Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and Jim has co-authored over a dozen other books, including “Learning Leadership.” Whether you are on the PTA, you coach little league soccer, you’re a CEO, or you’re a parent, we all are called to leadership positions some time in our lives. It can seem daunting when we label it and sometimes we can feel like we just aren’t the ‘leadership type.’ Jim Kouzes says, “Leadership is a set of abilities, and like any other skill set it can be learned and improved.” He joins us today from California to discuss his new book, “Learning Leadership,” and teach us the five fundamentals of becoming an exemplary leader.