Items tagged with Podcasts

How College Admissions Officials Do (And Don't) Think

April 11, 2016
Amy Estersohn

Amy Estersohn, a former admissions officer, addressed the major questions college admissions officials ask when they read an application on April 11, 2016.

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NYT Bestselling Author Helen Simonson in Conversation with Sybil Steinberg on Her New Book, "The Summer Before the War"

April 12, 2016
Helen Simonson & Sybil Steinberg

Helen Simonson discussed her National Bestselling novel The Summer Before the War with Sybil Steinberg, Publisher's Weekly contributing editor on April 12, 2016. 

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Business Special: Hiring an Employee vs. Freelancer

April 5, 2016
Bill Gottlin

Bill Gottlin of Aspire HR Consulting LLC explained the definition of an employee and independent contractor, described the reasons for hiring independents and showed the risks involved in misclassifying independent contractors on April 5, 2016.

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Women Entrepreneurs Group: Applying for a Small Business Loan

April 12, 2016
Aya Beckles Swanson

Get the inside scoop on how to find funding and attract small business lenders from Aya Beckles Swanson, VP Community Lending at Community Investment Corporation from April 12, 2016.

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A Year of Reading Jane Austen: Discuss "Sense and Sensibility" with Dr. Mark Schenker

April 9, 2016
Sense & Sensibility Book Jacket

As a part of the Westport Library program "A Year of Reading Jane Austen," join a discussion of Sense and Sensibility, led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Associate Dean at Yale College on April 9, 2016. This novel has entered its third century without losing any of its freshness. Dean Schenker has frequently lectured on the works of Jane Austen; in the summer of 2013 he was the featured speaker at a conference of the CT chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America.

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Science Journalist Claudia Kalb on "Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities"

April 3, 2016
Claudia Kalb

Health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gave fascinating insight into the maladies that plagued some of history’s most celebrated icons from her new book Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities on April 3, 2016.

Photo Credit: Phyllis Groner

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How to Run a Successful Consulting Business

March 31, 2016
Bob Hogan

Bob Hogan shared his 30+ years of experience and expertise in running and operating a consulting service business that caters to small businesses on March 31, 2016. Topics covered include starting a consulting service, determining your competitive value, positioning, packaging and pricing the service, determining critical success factors, marketing and selling the service and managing finances and taxes. 

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A Primer on Permaculture & Sustainable Gardening

March 30, 2016
Eliot Snaith

Eliot Snaith covered the basics of sustainable gardening methods and what they can do for you, whether you are a gardener, environmental activist, industrial agriculturalist or a curious citizen of the planet on March 30, 2016. 

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Nutrition for Teen Athletes

March 29, 2016
Donna Brown

Clinical nutritionist Donna Brown discussed how to eat and hydrate to build stamina, endurance, strength and speed on March 31, 2016. 

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Author Helen Macdonald on "H is for Hawk"

March 23, 2016
Helen Macdonald

Author Helen Macdonald discussed H is for Hawk, a New York Times bestseller on March 23, 2016.

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