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Jobs Beyond Criminal Records, You Matter Marathon

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Nov 16, 2017
  • 02:21:32

Jobs for American with Criminal Records Richard Bronson is the CEO of 70MillionJobs, a for-profit employment jobs placement company. He is a philanthropist and the founder of an asset management firm.  One in three American adults has a criminal record, making it harder for them to get a job. Two-third of released inmates find themselves back in prison. Richard Bronson is trying to turn that around and explains what his company 70MillionJobs is doing to help find jobs for those with criminal records. You Matter Marathon Cheryl Rice, M.S., CPCC; leadership consultant and coach, brings over 20 years experience facilitating individual and organizations change. She has advanced degrees in counseling and organization development, plus a professional coaching certification. Cheryl is also the author of the inspiring memoir, Where Have I Been All My Life? A Journey Toward Love and Wholeness. The death of a loved one has a way of causing us to reevaluate our lives. After Cheryl Rice’s mother passed away from cancer, Cheryl discovered she wasn’t truly living her life—and wasn’t allowing herself to love. Cheryl reached out to others and built on that motivation to create the You Matter Marathon which is an effort to hand out 1 million "You Matter" cards in the month of November to change the lives of those around us. Cheryl Rice shares how she changed her life by learning to love again. Liana Tan - Turkey Well folks, Thanksgiving is just one week from today. To gear up for the holiday feast, our producer, Liana Tan, put together a little tangent to amuse us with 6 weird stories about turkeys.  Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By Timothy D. Wilson is a renowned psychologist and Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. It can feel like the world is crashing down on you. Everyone has their own trials they have to work through every day--- getting through depression, overcoming trauma, working out family problems, making difficult decisions, you name it. And have you ever felt like you’re getting nowhere from organized programs or self-help videos? Timothy Wilson, author of the book, “Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By” teaches us how to begin overcoming these life difficulties through our very own thoughts. Show More...

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