Views:981|Rating:4.38|View Time:3:21Minutes|Likes:7|Dislikes:1 Humanitarian, structural engineer, entrepreneur: Kit Miyamoto is innovative practitioner and outspoken advocate for reducing earthquake risks. His firm is active here and abroad, including Haiti and New Zealand, developing and designing high-performance engineering solutions and implementing post-disaster reconstruction projects. He has written numerous technical papers, recommended changes to seismic provisions of the International Building Code, and is a California Seismic Safety Commissioner.
H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E., F.ASCE, CEO and President, Miyamoto International, Sacramento, California
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Views:4665|Rating:4.24|View Time:5:29Minutes|Likes:39|Dislikes:7 Series: Brian Ross Investigates
Title: “Cult Expert Rick Ross On the House of Yahweh”
Network: ABC News
Release Year: 2010
Rick Alan Ross is a private consultant, lecturer, and cult intervention specialist. He began his work as an anti-cult activist and community organizer in 1982.
Ross first became concerned about controversial groups and movements in response to a radical religious group that had covertly targeted his grandmother’s nursing home. Since that time he has raised awareness about cults and facilitated more than five hundred interventions to rescue people from cultic situations.
Ross is one of the leading experts on cults in the world today.
He has consulted with the FBI, the BATF, and various other law enforcement agencies, as well as the governments of Israel and China, on the subject of cults. Ross has been qualified, accepted and testified as an expert court witness in eleven different states within the United States including US federal court. He has worked as an expert analyst for CBS News, CBC of Canada, and Nippon and Asahi in Japan.
Ross has lectured at more than 30 universities and colleges including the University of Chicago, Dickinson College, Carnegie Mellon, Baylor, Wuhan University of China, Assumption University of Thailand and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has also been published within peer-reviewed academic journals on the topic of cults.
Regarding his cult intervention work Ross states that historically about 75 percent of the people that he conducts an intervention with decide to leave the group by the end of such an effort. He has done interventions across the United States and around the world. Ross did two successful interventions with the notorious Branch Davidians led by self-styled messiah David Koresh.
Ross has appeared in fourteen documentaries and has been interviewed and quoted in media all over the world.
Kevin Guttman began his career from the non-profit sector raising money for individuals in impoverished nations to possess clean water, medical hospitals, schools, and smallloans. After twelve years of traveling and spending time in a few dozen nations, he transitioned on the business world in 2004. Growing up in the real estatefamily, Kevin knew that the moment he joined the business world it might be in real estate or mortgage lending. He found his put in place mortgage lending, and continues hiswork today to be a trusted and reliable Home loan Banker.
Kevin has helped many clients with their home financing wants. His vast experience from the industry makes him a valuable source of knowledge with regard to his clients.Kevin uses his strong communication skills to spell out to his clients his or her available loan options. They takes pride on his or her strong leadership to go this clients throughthe loan process as they pick the best home financing option for his or her situation, family and home. Kevin functions referral from his associates and past clients. They arevery passionate about helping retirees because of their home financing needs. The true secret to Kevin’s success is it being very client-centric to ensure a seamless loan practice thatis driven by strong customer care.
Kevin resides in wonderful Colorado Springs, CO, along with loves living there. He considers himself very fortunate to become married to the exact same beautiful woman since 1988.Kevin is a father to five children and from now on a grandfather. When clear of work, he is the voracious reader, sports enthusiast and in many cases referees high school baseball andfootball games about the weekend. Kevin is also a great ordained minister and assists at his local church to be a volunteer pastor.
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Views:2942|Rating:0.00|View Time:33:1Minutes|Likes:|Dislikes: The best leaders are always working toward the best outcomes, no matter the situation. Today’s guest, Chris Voss, knows his fair share about how to negotiate in stressful situations. He’s a former FBI hostage negotiator and the author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It.
In this bonus episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, Craig sits down with Chris for a one-on-one conversation to talk about strategies you can use every day to work toward the best outcome for you and your team.
Chris Voss has used his many years of experience in international crisis and high-stakes negotiations to develop a unique program that applies these globally proven techniques to the business world. What sets Voss’ strategies apart is the injection of emotional intelligence and empathy into the negotiation process.
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Views:674|Rating:5.00|View Time:3:24Minutes|Likes:7|Dislikes:0 “We can’t let our emotions drive the train during our time of grief and trouble,” says speaker and author Dr. Joseph Stowell, one of 46 experts featured in GriefShare. Watch the video to hear more insights.
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Views:8954|Rating:4.50|View Time:1:30Minutes|Likes:9|Dislikes:1 Gene Caywood, the preeminent expert on classic and antique transportation; buses, trolleys, and trains, gives a short tour of his bus restoration yard in Tucson, Arizona. This video is linked to www.chs1959.com