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Net Effect #46 - Trudy Palmer, Deputy Daily Editor For The Christian Science Monitor

Net Effect #46 – Trudy Palmer, Deputy Daily Editor for The Christian Science Monitor

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “Really there’s no halfheartedness in being God’s expression.” About Our Guest in this episode: Trudy Palmer — Ph.D, Educator, Administrator, and Deputy Editor of the Daily Edition of The Christian Science Monitor Trudy Palmer is a deputy editor for the Monitor Daily. After earning her […]

Net Effect #45 - Chris Harbur, Ceo And Founder Of Let’s Go Play

Net Effect #45 – Chris Harbur, CEO and Founder of Let’s Go Play

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “I never stopped praying and I never stopped putting one foot in front of the other.” About Our Guest in this episode: Chris Harbur Chris has worked with over 20,000 children, ages 7+, across the US doing everything from teaching sports and acting, to mentoring […]

Net Effect #44 – Christian Science Nursing Youth Service Corps – Comforterscalling.org

Net Effect #44 – Christian Science Nursing Youth Service Corps – ComfortersCalling.org

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “Explore career opportunities through the Christian Science Nursing Youth Service Corps!” Apply here: ComfortersCalling.org About Our Guests in this episode: Emily Mattson Emily developed a love for nursing others at a young age, but didn’t realize that Christian Science nursing was an option for a […]

Net Effect #43 – Tricia Paoluccio, Actor, Artist, And Botanical Designer Extraordinaire

Net Effect #43 – Tricia Paoluccio, Actor, Artist, and Botanical Designer Extraordinaire

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “ I hope that anybody who’s trying to embark on an artistic journey will go for it, and not to be afraid and not give up.” About Our Guest in this episode: In addition to numerous stage and screen credits, Tricia Paoluccio is an accomplished […]

Net Effect Special Workshops - May 22, June 5, 2020 - Featuring Dr. Don Asher

Net Effect Special Career Workshops for Students, Recent Grads & Job Seekers

Get the help you need to find the job you want! Watch these career workshops – specially designed for students, recent grads & job seekers. Dr. Don Asher, dubbed “America’s Job Search Guru,” presents two unique workshops to help you optimize your career potential. Replay coming soon! “Cracking the Hidden Job Market” Introduction and Inspiration by Madelon Maupin, Bible Scholar: 0:00 […]

Net Effect #42 – Andrew Brewis, Theatre Director, Musician, Christian Music Composer

Net Effect #42 – Andrew Brewis, Theatre Director, Musician, Christian Music Composer

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “If it’s not about healing, I don’t know what it is about, really.” About Our Guest in this episode: Says Andrew, “Becoming a writer and performer of hymns and inspirational Christian music is something that really ‘found me’, and now it’s part of who I […]

Net Effect #41 – Derek Grier, Missouri State Rep. And Co Founder, Grier Realty Group

Net Effect #41 – Derek Grier, Missouri State Rep. and Co-founder, Grier Realty Group

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “We have to be willing to articulate what we believe…” About Our Guest in this episode: Rep. Derek Grier represents St. Louis County in the Missouri State Legislature, serving as chairman of the Committee on Economic Development and sitting on the Professional Registration and Licensing […]

Net Effect #40: Former Camp Staffers Share How Working At Camp Was A Valuable Career Investment!

Net Effect #40: Former Camp Staffers Share How Working at Camp was a Valuable Career Investment!

Watch the interview here: Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only “I will always be given the direction and resources I need” About Our Guests in this episode: Guest speakers representing six different Christian Science camps discuss how they developed transferable career skills while working as a camp counselor or staff member. They share impactful events […]

Net Effect #39: Beth Trevino, Director Of Human Resources For Principia College & K 12 School

Net Effect #39: Beth Trevino, Director of Human Resources for Principia College & K-12 School

Watch the interview here: “Answer the why” you are the person for the job! Listen to the Podcast – Audio Only About Our Guests in this episode: Beth Trevino manages recruitment for all positions at both Principia College in Elsah, and the Principia K-12 School in St. Louis. Her role includes including advertising, communicating with candidates, […]

Net Effect #38: Lamech Katamba, Manager Of ABF’s Africa Programs In 13 Countries

Net Effect #38: Lamech Katamba, Manager of ABF’s Africa Programs in 13 countries

“I feel so blessed to witness the transformation of people.” Podcast – Audio Only About Our Speaker: Lamech Katamba, ABF’s Africa Programs Manager since 2009, is a living testament to The Albert Baker Fund’s core value of “passing your blessings forward.” He grew up in the small Africa village of Kyamulinga, where he developed his passion […]

Net Effect #37: John Gray, Linkedin Expert, Start Up Consultant, Fitness Advocate

Net Effect #37: John Gray, LinkedIn Expert, Start-up Consultant, Fitness Advocate

“Never argue your inability!” Podcast – Audio Only About Our Speaker: “Every day brings new possibilities!” John shares resources with Net Effect listeners on how to master LinkedIn, a critical tool for most professionals and job seekers. John currently helps companies and individuals use LinkedIn pages, profiles, and posts to build the visibility of their brands […]

Net Effect #36: Alex Cook, Muralist And Christian Musician

Net Effect #36: Alex Cook, Muralist and Christian Musician

“Being less concerned about myself and being obedient to inspiration…” Podcast – Audio Only About Our Speaker: Since 1997 Alex Cook has created over 200 murals in 20 states and 4 countries (USA, Kenya, Nigeria, Guatemala). Alex’s work focuses on community and spiritual themes expressed through nature imagery and storytelling. In 2004 Cook founded Art Builds […]

Net Effect #35: Gabriel Serafini, Web Designer, Wordpress Wizard, Competitive Sailor, And New Dad

Net Effect #35: Gabriel Serafini, Web Designer, WordPress Wizard, Competitive Sailor, and New Dad

Topic: “Sharing Tools That Help Churches Share Their Voice” About Our Speaker: Shortly after graduating from Principia College in 1998, Gabriel was hired to be its first full-time webmaster. After leading two major website redesigns, and hand-building over 500 new pages of HTML, he was hired by a web streaming startup and launched a career […]

Net Effect #34: Hilary Harper Wilcoxen, Director Of Mission Advancement For Team Long Run

Net Effect #34: Hilary Harper-Wilcoxen, Director of Mission Advancement for Team Long Run

Topic: “When one door closes, where do you find the next door?” About Our Speaker: As Director of Mission Advancement for Team Long Run, Hilary spends most of her time helping kids living in high poverty access enrichment programs that will give them their best shot at a happy and productive future. Team Long Run’s […]

Net Effect #33: Amanda Weitman, Wealth Advisor For Wells Fargo Private Bank

Net Effect #33: Amanda Weitman, Wealth Advisor for Wells Fargo Private Bank

Topic: “It’s a fine time to be grateful!” About Our Speaker: As a wealth advisor for Wells Fargo Private Bank, Amanda is responsible for working with high-net-worth clients to effectively manage their wealth, first by identifying their unique goals, then coordinating a team of specialists to implement a custom, comprehensive wealth plan. She began her […]

Net Effect #32: Alina Bayer, Theater And Company Manager For Teatro Zinzanni

Net Effect #32: Alina Bayer, Theater and Company Manager for Teatro ZinZanni

Topic: “Learn from Everything and Everyone – from Sesame Street to Teatro ZinZanni!” About Our Speaker: Alina manages all daily operations of Teatro ZinZanni, working closely with owners and performers to produce a magical and engaging production 5 to 7 shows per week. Alina also oversees the box office team, including acting as the show […]

Net Effect #31: Becca DeNicholas And Alex Kamau Of Crystal Lake Camps

Net Effect #31: Becca DeNicholas and Alex Kamau of Crystal Lake Camps

Topic: “How do future leaders of the world connect in the mountains of Pennsylvania?” Let’s ask these two!” About Our Speakers: Becca attended Principia Upper School and Principia College, graduating in 2015 with a BA in International Global Studies. Throughout her childhood, Becca attended Crystal Lake Camps (CLC) as a camper. During college, she worked […]

Net Effect #30: Jessica Morse, Deputy Secretary For California’s Forest Resource Management

Net Effect #30: Jessica Morse, Deputy Secretary for California’s Forest Resource Management

Topic: “A Career Built on Servant Leadership–from Civil Servant, to Congressional Candidate, and Deputy Secretary for California Forest Management” About Our Speaker: As a 5th generation Northern Californian, Jessica has grown up hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing and skiing throughout the Sierra and California. Her family still maintains their original homestead forest land in Gold Run, […]

Net Effect #29: Erik Olsen, Co Founder And Cfo Of Common Ground Committee

Net Effect #29: Erik Olsen, Co-Founder and CFO of Common Ground Committee

Topic: “Common Ground for Common Good – Bringing Healing to Polarization and Civility to Conversations” About Our Speaker: As the Co-Founder and CFO of the Common Ground Committee, Erik Olsen provides thought leadership to the issues of incivility and polarization in civil discourse in the US, and manages the organization’s operations and finances. Erik has […]

Net Effect #28: John Butler – former Nfl Athlete, Sales Executive, And Dad, On How He Learned To Put God First

Net Effect #28: John Butler – Former NFL Athlete, Sales Executive, and Dad, on How He Learned to Put God First

Topic: “The Challenges and Victories that Taught Me to Put God First” About Our Speaker: Signed by the San Francisco 49ers’s after graduating from Principia College with a BS in Biology, John spent 5 years pursuing his dream to play in the NFL. Since then, he has built a successful sales career that spans 30 […]

Net Effect #27: Holly Valentine, Aquarist And Caretaker Of One Of The Earth’s Most Precious Assets

Net Effect #27: Holly Valentine, Aquarist and Caretaker of One of the Earth’s Most Precious Assets

Topic: “Follow Her Career Path From Summer Camp Counselor to White Water Rafter to Marine Scientist!” About Our Speaker: This week on the Net Effect we welcome Holly Valentine, Aquarist with Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. Holly’s work as a marine scientist focuses on conservation, education, and research, through which she inspires people to care for […]

Net Effect #26: Bob Woodard — Marketing Consultant And Prison Chaplain

Net Effect #26: Bob Woodard — Marketing Consultant and Prison Chaplain

Topic: “A Christian Science Journey from Consumer Packaged Goods to a Volunteer Prison Chaplain” About Our Speaker: Bob transformed a marketing career with international consumer brands into a consultancy that specializes in everything from product development to advising senior level management. In addition to his extensive professional resume, Bob considers himself blessed to work as […]

Net Effect #25: Larry Patterson, Specialist In Diversity And Leadership Development At Cedars Camps

Net Effect #25: Larry Patterson, Specialist in Diversity and Leadership Development at CedarS Camps

Topic: “Racism–Building Bridges, Seeing Innocence through Soul” About Our Speaker: As an African American and dedicated Christian Scientist, our Net Effect guest, Larry Patterson, is uniquely qualified to speak on the topic of how to participate in a thoughtful, meaningful, spiritually-based conversation about race! In his role as an Ambassador/Specialist in Diversity and Leadership Development […]

Net Effect #24: Marivic Mabanag – Executive Director, High Ridge House; Lifetime Social Activist

Net Effect #24: Marivic Mabanag – Executive Director, High Ridge House; Lifetime Social Activist

Topic: “Marivic’s coming to America journey from the Philippines to study at Wellesley College, the experiences that have shaped her as a social entrepreneur, and what it has meant to her to find Christian Science and serve our movement.” About Our Speaker: Marivic has over 35 years of experience working for the nonprofit, public and […]

Net Effect #23: Rupert Allan – Digital Marketer, Storyteller, Strategist

Net Effect #23: Rupert Allan – Digital Marketer, Storyteller, Strategist

Topic: “Optimizing Your Network–Start With the People Who Know Your Value” About Our Speaker: Rupert attributes his constant desire to learn and grow to his success across several industries, including cyber security, sports technology, and theatre production. His LinkedIn profile describes him as a “dynamic problem solver with the ability to excel in growth scenarios […]

Net Effect #22: Dr. Joseph Ritter, Ceo, The Albert Baker Fund; Educator And Innovator

Net Effect #22: Dr. Joseph Ritter, CEO, The Albert Baker Fund; Educator and Innovator

Topic: “The changing needs of students, distance learning, and how ABF is helping students navigate through these challenging times” About Our Speaker: Dr. Ritter is an accomplished college educator and administrator with extensive experience developing innovative programs and services for students. He is well-known to the Christian Science community through his 23-year career at Principia […]

Net Effect #21: Emma Schaefer – Multimedia Storyteller, And Singer Songwriter

Net Effect #21: Emma Schaefer – Multimedia Storyteller, and Singer-Songwriter

Topic: “Working Remotely from Boulder to Boston–How Limitations Turned into Amazing Career Opportunities” About Our Speaker: Emma Schaefer, Summer Intern at The Mother Church, Multi-Media Storyteller, and Singer-Songwriter This summer, Emma was a collaborator and singer-songwriter on a new Daily Lift video for Christian Science Sunday School students, “A Psalm for You.” She is a […]

Net Effect #20: Boudicca Hawke, Abf 2020 Law Student And Intern At The United Nations

Net Effect #20: Boudicca Hawke, ABF 2020 Law Student and Intern at the United Nations

Topic: “How A Calm Trust Guides a Student’s Education and Career Journey” About Our Speaker: Boudicca Hawke, ABF 2020 Law Student and Intern in the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva, Switzerland Boudicca is about to complete her LLM (equivalent of a Master’s Degree) in Human Rights law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland […]

Net Effect #19: Ursula Mueller, Career Diplomat And Humanitarian

Net Effect #19: Ursula Mueller, Career Diplomat and Humanitarian

Topic: “Working for Global Humanity Through the Universality of Divine Love” About Our Speaker: Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator for the United Nations Ursula is a German diplomat and executive with over 30 years of experience in international relations, global issues, and development financing. Most recently she was […]

Net Effect #18: Travis Thomas, Leadership And Team Dynamics Coach, Us Men’s National Soccer Team

Net Effect #18: Travis Thomas, Leadership and Team Dynamics Coach, US Men’s National Soccer Team

Topic: “Embracing Uncertainty–You Cannot Progress Until You Say, Yes! About Our Speaker: Travis Thomas is the Creator of “Live Yes, And” (www.liveyesand.com) and a performance coach currently serving as the Leadership and Team Dynamics Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer Team. He served as a Leadership Coach at Florida’s IMG Academy, a prestigious boarding […]

Net Effect #17: Chris O’riordan Adjah, Ph.d, Ms, Pe

Net Effect #17: Chris O’Riordan-Adjah, Ph.D, MS, PE

Topic: “Building Bridges, Inspiring Students, and Praying About Equality and Equity” About Our Speaker: Dr. Chris O’Riordan-Adjah is currently the head of the Engineering Department at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a licensed civil and structural engineer, originally from Ghana, where his love for learning and education took shape. We […]

Net Effect #16: Jennifer Ann Gordon, Cs, Author, Artist, Muralist, Poet

Net Effect #16: Jennifer Ann Gordon, CS, Author, Artist, Muralist, Poet

Topic: “Curiosity and ‘Questionsanswers’–How to have a memorable conversation that leads to unforeseen career opportunities!” About Our Speaker: What is a “questionanswer”? Is curiosity leading you to have memorable conversations? Would you like to listen, listen, listen, when you need to listen the most? Jennifer Ann Gordon has devoted her life to understanding the power […]

Net Effect #15: Susan Wright, Senior Sustainability Specialist For 20 Cities In San Mateo County

Net Effect #15: Susan Wright, Senior Sustainability Specialist for 20 Cities in San Mateo County

Topic: “How to Start a New Career Path in the Middle of a Recession–or Anytime!” About Our Speaker: Susan has a remarkable story of how she made a complete career change in the middle of a recession. After a very successful career as a senior editor for a prominent magazine, the magazine folded and she […]

Net Effect #14: Paul Perea, Head Chef, High Ridge House – “career Path Or Listening Path?”

Net Effect #14: Paul Perea, Head Chef, High Ridge House – “Career Path or Listening Path?”

Topic: “Career Path or Listening Path?” About Our Speaker: A magna cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, a gourmet chef, and a published author, Paul describes himself as a “Manhattan-trained businessman” who found his way to his dream job of managing a high-quality food services operations for people he loves. He is currently the Head […]

Net Effect #13: Kim Butler, Not Your Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, And Alpaca Farmer

Net Effect #13: Kim Butler, Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, and Alpaca Farmer

Topic: “Your Mindset and Your Money–Learn from a Myth-Buster!” About Our Speaker: Kim Butler, Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, and Alpaca Farmer Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor Kim Butler dedicates herself to busting common myths about typical investment products and replacing them with alternative investment strategies. She is CEO and founder of Partners for Prosperity, a federally […]

Net Effect #12: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist

Net Effect #12: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist

About Our Speaker: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist Keith has loved the outdoors since childhood, and developed a special affinity for wildlife and natural resources as he grew older. Today he is putting that love of nature to good use as a Conservation Biologist and Principal of a 600-person multidisciplinary environmental and engineering firm. Whether the […]

Net Effect #11: Franklin Harris, Director Of Human Resources, Arden Wood

Net Effect #11: Franklin Harris, Director of Human Resources, Arden Wood

Topic: “Hear the Latest Interviewing Tips from an HR Director, and Learn About the Interesting Career Paths in Our Care Facilities” About Our Speaker: Franklin Harris, Director of Human Resources, Arden Wood Franklin Harris is a multifaceted, goal-oriented human resources professional with valuable experience in all areas of human resource management, including staff development, change […]

Net Effect #10: Judith Patterson — Training The Next Generation Of Performing And Visual Artists

Net Effect #10: Judith Patterson — Training the Next Generation of Performing and Visual Artists

About Our Speaker: Judith Patterson, Co-Founder and President of US Performing Arts Judith is the co-founder and president of US Performing Arts (USPA), a summer program for students ages 11-18 that gives passionate and talented students the opportunity to hone their craft with the best professionals in the country, while seeing and being seen at […]

Net Effect #9: Claire Stoddard — How To Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels For Maximum Impact

Net Effect #9: Claire Stoddard — How to Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels for Maximum Impact

Topic: “How to Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels for Maximum Impact” About the Speaker: Claire Stoddard, President and Creative Director of Claire Stoddard Associates Claire describes her consultancy as an “international messaging company specializing in web content.” She firmly believes that the right marketing message is the single most important component of any […]

Net Effect #8: Dr. Joseph Ritter, Abf Ceo, Educator And Innovator

Net Effect #8: Dr. Joseph Ritter, ABF CEO, Educator and Innovator

Topic: “Insights on the Changing Landscape of Higher Education and the Impact of the Virtual Classroom” Dr. Ritter is an accomplished college educator and administrator with extensive experience developing innovative programs and services for students. He is well-known to the Christian Science community through his 23-year career at Principia College, where he held a variety […]

Net Effect #7: Mike Mooslin – How To Develop Entrepreneurship Qualities… What’s Your Secret Sauce?

Net Effect #7: Mike Mooslin — How to Develop Entrepreneurship Qualities… What’s Your Secret Sauce?

As Chief Operating Officer and President of Color Me Mine Enterprises for 25 years, Mike helped develop it into a market leader in the paint-your-own-pottery industry, growing it into 9 countries and 27 states. He also spent 37 years in the restaurant industry including serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Koo Koo […]

Net Effect #6: Scot Walker – Consultant On Emerging Cyber Threats

Net Effect #6: Scot Walker – Consultant on Emerging Cyber Threats

In his role as managing director for Mantle Advisors, Scot Walker is entrusted to advise some of the world’s most iconic companies and people on their most critical and sensitive security matters. Following time in the military reserve, Scot began his career as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security where he focused […]

Net Effect #5: Bruce Smith–learn How To Combine Your Career With Your Creative Passion

Net Effect #5: Bruce E. G. Smith — Learn How to Combine Your Career with Your Creative Passion

Bruce E. G. Smith has been in Information Technology related businesses in sales, sales management, and executive sales positions for 50 years for major companies including IBM, Westinghouse and British Telecom as well as numerous software and business process outsourcing companies. He has had a successful sales consulting and sales coaching practice for almost 20 […]

Net Effect #4: George Nutwell–learn Leadership From A Career Special Agent

Net Effect #4: George Nutwell — Learn Leadership from a Career Special Agent

We’re dropping in for a highlight from our conversation with George Nutwell, who served in the U.S. Foreign Service for nearly three decades, and retired as a Senior Foreign Service Officer in 2014. George shared some powerful stories in our session, underlining the importance of love and humility as critical for any job. Episode Transcript […]

Net Effect #3: Kristin Weaver — How A Start In Finance Led To A Career With The Cia And Fighting Poachers!

Net Effect #3: Kristin Weaver — How a Start in Finance Led to a Career with the CIA and Fighting Poachers!

Kristin Weaver has worked in a variety of roles related to global financial operations, eventually leading to a 12-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). After graduating from Principia College in 1990 with a double major in Business Administration and Political Science, she worked with banking and brokerage firms, focusing on operations, trading, and […]

Net Effect #2: Brandon Cox, Mandy Kay Johnson, And Mairi Jo Jones–how College Students Are Making Career Connections & Finding Paid Internships!

Net Effect #2: Brandon Cox, Mandy Kay Johnson, and Mairi Jo Jones — How College Students Are Making Career Connections & Finding Paid Internships!

About Our Speakers Brandon Cox is a Business and Finance major at Sacramento State University and a student intern at CalPERS (the California Public Employee Retirement System), where he works as a financial analyst. Mandy Kay Johnson is a senior at Principia College where she is currently a social media assistant in the college’s marketing […]

Net Effect #1: Lessons Learned In The Air With Captain Alan Zwick

Net Effect #1: Captain Alan Zwick — Lessons Learned in the Air

This Friday we’re sitting down (zooming!) with Alan Zwick, a Captain with Southwest Airlines (SWA) and a Certified Flight Instructor. Learn how Captain Zwick’s lessons in the air are relatable and transferable to your career ‘ground game.’ A life-long Christian Scientist, Alan Zwick grew up on his family’s farm in Central Kansas. He attended the […]