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INSIGHT – A DIFFERENT WAY OF MENTORSHIP FOR STUDENTS THAT LEARN DIFFERENTLY, A COACHES LIFELONG IMPACT & BEBE REXHA DISCLOSES MENTAL ILLNESS

Marcus Soutra. President of Eye to Eye (ETE) joins Mark to discuss Eye to Eye’s award-winning mentoring program for students with learning and attention issues. ETE trains high school and college students with learning differences, including dyslexia and ADHD, to mentor similarly-identified middle school students. ETE are an easy-to-implement social-emotional intervention with high-impact results  ETE transitions students from a place of isolation …

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INSIGHT – EDUCATING THE MARKETPLACE & MORE ON EMPLOYING PERSONS WITH VISION LOSS ,KIDS INTERCEPT WOMAN ON BRIDGE , KARDASHIAN ESQUIRE?

Kirk Adams is the President and CEO of The American Foundation for the Blind whose mission is to create a world of no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired.  AFB mobilizes leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies and practices using research and data.  Kirk joins Mark to discuss the vital existence of AFB, who they serve and …

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INSIGHT – THE VOICE OF AUDIO DESCRIPTION, A BAD LIGHTBILD MOMENT, NYC CONGESTION PRICING AND MORE

Philanthropist, Voice-Over Artist and Disability Advocate – Michele Spitz joins Mark to discuss her latest projects in which her voice is used to describe movie scenes, museum and gallery exhibits and more.  Michele explains how audio description allows bind and or visually impaired persons the ability to experience entertainment through her narration that describes what a consumer can not see.  …

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INSIGHT – THE ALL EMCOMPASSING GIANT WORLD OF SPORT & ITS IMPACT ON YOU, SLEEPING IN THE STREETS TO ELIMINATE HOMELESSNESS

THE ALL EMCOMPASSING GIANT WORLD OF SPORT & ITS IMPACT ON YOU, SLEEPING IN THE STREETS TO ELIMINATE HOMELESSNESS Boston College faculty member and author Michael Serazio joins Mark to discuss his new riveting and eye-opening new book “THE POWER OF SPORTS: Media and Spectacle in American Culture”.  The immense power of the big sports world to the local ball fields – …

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INSIGHT – A STAR IS BORN & MENTAL ILLNESS , ROCK IS ALIVE, DISABLED BARBIE AND CUPIDS ARROW

Mark muses about Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in “A Star Is Born” and how mental illness is depicted including Lady Gaga’s powerful Grammy reception speech. Have Mark speak at your company, organization, conference and retreat to increase morale, productivity, confidence and more.  Mark also has riveting talks for students k-12 and college on overcoming adversity, anti-bullying/anti-teasing, mental health, drugs/alcohol, …

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INSIGHT – RUNWAY OF DREAMS, GOOD CHANGE FOR MEN AND RESOLVING RESOLUTIONS

RUNWAY OF DREAMS, GOOD CHANGE FOR MEN AND RESOLVING RESOLUTIONS Mindy Scheier, President and Founder of Runway of Dreams Foundation (RODF), joins Mark to discuss how addressing a basic necessity for her son that lives with muscular dystrophy resulted in her establishing this phenomenal organization that is impacting countless lives .  RODF is a non-profit that works toward a future …

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INSIGHT – SAMARITANS – THE HEART OF THE BIG APPLE & THE LANCE LIES CONTINUE

Alan Ross, Executive Director of The Samaritans of New York joins Mark to discuss the only community-based organization in the NYC-Metropolitan area solely devoted to preventing suicide and helping people in crisis. Samaritan’s is part of the world’s oldest and largest suicide prevention network (with over 400 centers in 42 countries, from Argentina, Bosnia, France and Great Britain to Hong …

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INSIGHT – TIME TO MAN UP, TIPPING POINT OF TIPPING, FRIENDS IN GOOD AND BED TIMES

All men are created equally though life and circumstance shape us all.  Scott Fried from The Man Kind Project joins Mark for a man to man conversation on a new kind of man where all men are brothers, in relationship with one another.  A world where conflicts are resolved peacefully; where torture, genocide, domestic violence and senseless war are only entries in …