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Smart Women Talk Radio
57 minutes | Jul 9, 2019
“Smart Women Don’t Retire – They Simply Reinvent!” with KATANA ABBOTT
We are excited to welcome CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and retirement coach, KATANA ABBOTT, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Katana and guest host, Chris Lewandowski-Freer, will discuss : •Why you want to retire to something -- not from something. •How to create a midlife millionaire lifestyle without a million in the bank. •The 5 biggest mistakes women make with their retirement. Katana Abbott, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL ADVISOR™ professional and Retirement Coach. She began her financial planning career over 30 years ago because of her personal experiences with financial abuse, death, disability, divorce, and caregiving. Today, she teaches women to create a secure and wealthy retirement lifestyle by taking charge of their finances, getting organized and preparing for expected and unexpected life events. Katana is an author, inspirational speaker, and the host of Smart Women Talk Radio. She is the founder of the Designated Caregiver® program and the Smart Women Companies™.
56 minutes | Jun 25, 2019
“From Frustrated to Focused” with DEBBIE PETERSON
Debbie and Katana will discuss : •How to get clear on what you actually want in your career and how you’re going to achieve it. •Tools to make the right choices for focus, productivity, and momentum. •How to build the community that will help you get to where you want to go in your career because success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Debbie Peterson helps professionals get extreme clarity on what it takes to create career success on their terms! As a business keynote speaker, author, trainer, and coach, she helps organizations fill their leadership pipeline with high potential talent that reaches for and realizes success by harnessing the power of their thoughts. To Learn more about Debbie, go to Getting to Clarity.
56 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
Happiness, Health, and Longevity Through Positive Focus
We are excited to welcome author, DR. CATHERINE SANDERSON, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Dr. Sanderson and guest host, Christ Lewandowski-Freer, will discuss : •The link between longevity and a clear and positive mindset. •Ways to gain clarity and become more positive. •The impact of clarity positivity on our health. Dr. Catherine Sanderson is the Manwell Family Professor in Life Sciences (Psychology) at Amherst College. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization in Health and Development, from Stanford University, and received both masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from Princeton University. Professor Sanderson’s research examines how personality and social variables influence health-related behaviors such as safer sex and disordered eating, the development of persuasive messages and interventions to prevent unhealthy behavior, and the predictors of relationship satisfaction.
52 minutes | May 29, 2019
‘There’s Never Been a Better Time for Women to Find the Work that Fits Their Lives’ with KATHRYN SOLLMANN
We are delighted to welcome author, career coach, speaker, KATHRYN SOLLMANN, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Join us as Kathryn and guest host, Chris Lewandowski, discuss: •Why women should ALWAYS work in some flexible way for long-term financial security. •Asserting your own brand of ambition and “leaning in between.” •How and where to find the six different kinds of flexwork. Kathryn Sollmann has created and led hundreds of conferences and workshops that help women sustain and advance careers as they blend work and life. She is a frequent media resource on women’s work vs. family issues, active participation in long-term financial security, and encouraging all women to be creative, realistic and unstoppable when it comes to blending work and life. Kathryn is a mother of two adult daughters, and she has worked non-stop since age 16. She coaches women with insights from her own flexible work experience—as a full-time and part-time employee, a business owner, a marketing consultant, a telecommuter, a freelancer and a recruiter.
51 minutes | May 14, 2019
‘Design Your Second Act’ with NANCY COLLAMER
We are excited to welcome retirement coach, columnist, and author, NANCY COLLAMER, to Smart Women Talk Radio this month. Nancy and Katana will discuss: •The three steps to design a Second Act . •Why it pays to plan for your Second Act. •Fun ideas for creating your Second Act. Nancy Collamer is a semi-retirement expert and the author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement. She writes a monthly blog on work and purpose for NextAvenue.org, a PBS site for people 50+, and Forbes.com. She also publishes a free bi-monthly newsletter about second-act careers through her website. Nancy has been in private practice since 1996, and she holds a MS in career development from the College of New Rochelle and a BA in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To Learn more about Nancy, go to MyLifestyleCareer.com
54 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Managing Credit, Debt, and Bankruptcy w/Lynnette Khalfani-Cox
“Managing Credit, Debt, and Bankruptcy” with LYNNETTE KHALFANI-COX We are delighted to welcome The Money Coach®, LYNNETTE KHALFANI-COX, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Lynnette and Chris will discuss : •Ways to effectively manage credit •Identifying when debt is too much and the difference between good debt vs. bad debt. •What to do when bankruptcy is your only feasible option. Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®, is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and the author of 12 books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom. Lynnette is a former financial news journalist, who now teaches individuals nationwide how to better manage their finances. She has appeared on hundreds of TV programs, including Oprah, The Talk, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, The Steve Harvey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show and more. She is the CEO and co-founder of AskTheMoneyCoach.com, a free financial education site. In 2017, Lynnette launched a video-based learning platform called Money Coach University.
58 minutes | Apr 9, 2019
Bankruptcy 101 w/Julie Teicher and Lisa Mullen
We are delighted to welcome bankruptcy experts, JULIE TEICHER and LISA MULLEN, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Julie, Lisa, and Katana will discuss : •The types of bankruptcies that are available for businesses. •The types of bankruptcies that are available for individuals. •How having knowledge about bankruptcy can assist you in making financial decisions going forward. Julie Teicher specializes in Creditor’s Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency matters, with particular emphasis on business-related insolvency and bankruptcy. Her clients include debtors, creditors, receivers, purchasers and parties in interest in bankruptcy and receivership matters in both state and federal courts. Julie is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Federal Bar Association. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers® and was named Best Layers® Detroit Lawyer of the Year for 2019 in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, as well as being recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent lawyer. In March 2019, Julie will be inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. Lisa Mullen has been a Staff Attorney for the Chapter 13 Trustee, David Wm. Ruskin for the last 16 years. Prior to becoming a Staff Attorney, her practice consisted primarily of the representation of both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases. She is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy topics and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the NACTT Mortgage Committee, the Local Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Chapter 13 Subcommittee and the Consumer Bankruptcy Association, where she previously served on the Board of Directors.
55 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
“Use Your Health to Empower Your Potential” with AMBER BODILY
We are delighted to welcome health and wellness expert, AMBER BODILY, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Amber and Katana will discuss : •Quick and easy foods that will fuel the busy woman. •The importance of "filling our own well" in order to quench the thirst of others. •The ways health can either empower or de-power your life. Amber Bodily is a sought-after medical intuitive who has helped tens of thousands of people to regain their optimal health. She is a Master FootZonologist and Instructor, Master Herbalist and Certified Aromatherapist. Along with an extensive understanding of the human body, her keen intuition pinpoints the root cause of symptoms & illness. Amber is a triathlete with three beautiful sons. She loves great food, the power of essential oils, and studying the fascinating human body. Her passion and greatest desire is to empower you to heal and thrive not only physically, but also emotionally and spiritually. To Learn more about Amber, go to AmberBodilyHealth.com.
55 minutes | Mar 12, 2019
“The Food Revolution” with OCEAN ROBBINS
“The Food Revolution” with OCEAN ROBBINS We are excited to welcome author of 31-Day Food Revolution, OCEAN ROBBINS, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Ocean and Katana will discuss : •How to heal your body from toxic food habits. •Why eating lower on the food chain helps the planet. •His grandfather’s and father’s epic stories of healing. Ocean Robbins is CEO and co-founder of the 500,000-plus-member Food Revolution Network—one of the largest communities of healthy eating advocates on the planet. He has held hundreds of live seminars and events that have touched millions of lives in 190 nations. He’s served as adjunct professor for Chapman University and is the recipient of many awards including the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service and the Freedom’s Flame Award. To Learn more about Ocean, go to 31dayfoodrevolution.com.
56 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Seven Keys to Preventing Alzheimer’s with DR. SUSAN SKLAR
We are delighted to welcome the founder of Sklar Center for Restorative Medicine, DR. SUSAN SKLAR, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Dr. Sklar and Katana will discuss : •Alzheimer’s as a preventable disease. •What lifestyle changes we need to make to prevent Alzheimer’s. •The impact hormones have on cognition. Dr. Susan Sklar is a nationally recognized Harvard-trained physician and a fierce health detective who believes that you can age gracefully and feel great while doing so. She believes that that hormonal and other biochemical deficiencies cause humans to age and decline in ways that are not necessary or inevitable. She utilizes the cutting edge science of functional medicine to support the body to heal itself through the restoration of hormones, proper nutrition, lifestyle and appropriate supplementation. After more than 25 years of experience as an OB-GYN, Dr. Sklar started the Sklar Center in 2007 as a response to the unmet needs of men and women who are looking for answers to the questions of how to feel good in midlife and maintain optimum health long term. She is certified in the Bredesen Protocol for slowing and reversing cognitive decline. Dr. Bredesen’s protocol is the most well-known approach for successfully tackling the problem of dementia. She sees private patients at her center in Long Beach, California. To Learn more about Dr. Sklar, go to Sklar Center for Restorative Medicine.
55 minutes | Feb 15, 2019
The Future of Health Care: Personalized, Predictable, Preventative, and Participatory” with DR. KENNETH R. PELLETIER
We are delighted to welcome NY Times bestselling author and integrative medicine pioneer, DR. KENNETH R. PELLETIER, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Dr. Pelletier and Katana will discuss : •The definition and impact of ‘Gene Penetrance’ on our health. •Why medicine should not be a ‘one size fits all.’ •The importance of advanced blood tests plus other assays of biomarkers which are already available but underutilized. Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier has an extensive medical background that includes his role at the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco as Director of the Corporate Health Improvement Program (CHIP) which is a research program between CHIP and 15 of the Fortune 500 corporations including Cisco, IBM, Dow, Prudential, Cummins, Ford, and Pepsico. He serves as a Vice President with American Specialty Health (ASH). He is also a business and medical consultant to such organizations as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization. Dr. Pelletier is a New York Times bestselling author of 13 books and is an integrative medicine pioneer. To Learn more about Dr. Pelletier, go to www.drpelletier.com.
57 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
How Your Stuff is Keeping You Stuck w/Tisha Morris
We are thrilled to welcome author, Feng Shui expert, and clutter consultant, TISHA MORRIS, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Join us as Tisha and Katana discuss : •How changes to your home can cause a ripple effect – aka how Feng Shui works. •Strategies to declutter your office. •The power of decluttering and the impact it can have on your life. Tisha Morris is a best-selling author, Feng Shui expert, and business coach. Tisha holds a degree in Law and a Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. She combines Feng Shui techniques, design aesthetics, coaching, and intuition to turn challenging spaces into supportive environments. Tisha facilitates workshops and works one-on-one with people and businesses to identify blocks and to make desired changes. Tisha is the host of Feng Shui Your Life podcast and the founder of Earth Home School of Feng Shui. To Learn more about Tisha, go to TishaMorris.com Tune in here >> https://www.ctrnetwork.com/smartwomentalkradio
58 minutes | Jan 8, 2019
Emotional Blocks of Clutter w/Tracy McCubbin
We are delighted to welcome author, TRACY McCUBBIN, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Tracy and Katana will discuss : •Why we have emotional attachments to items that clutter our space and mind. •How to move through your cluttering stumbling blocks. •Breakdown of steps to eliminate clutter for good. The child of a hoarder, Tracy McCubbin knows firsthand that the grip “stuff” can have over some people is very real. In 2007, while working as an assistant for a major television director, Tracy discovered she had the ability to see through any mess. Ten years later, dClutterfly is Los Angeles’ #1 Home Organization company, serving clients like Mindy Kaling and Ray Romano, as well as countless producers, directors, and executives. Tracy’s book Making Space Clutter Free: The Last Book of Decluttering You'll Ever Need (Spring 2019), reveals the seven emotional blocks we have with regard to our "stuff" - and how to cure them while creating permanent change for a happier, healthier, and clutter-free life. To Learn more about Tracy, go to TracyMcCubbin.com
56 minutes | Dec 12, 2018
"Living Her Legacy” with DAMYANTI “RANI” GUPTA
We are excited to welcome Ford Motor Company’s first female engineer with an advanced degree, DAMYANTI “RANI” GUPTA, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Rani and Katana will discuss : •Rani’s life in India and the inspirational story of her journey to America. •What it was like to be the first female engineer with an advanced degree at Ford Motor Company. •The role family plays in creating a legacy. Damyanti “Rani” Gupta was born and raised during a very volatile time in India. Forced to leave everything they had worked so hard to achieve, Rani’s family fled to Mumbai. Her mother, who had only a fourth grade education, informed Rani the only thing that couldn’t be taken away was an education. And with those wise words, her mother promised that she would ensure Rani received an education. Rani first heard of engineering when she was 13 years old. It was at this time that Rani declared her desire to become an engineer. Rani was the first female to study engineering at her Indian college, and after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, she began work in Germany. Rani later moved to Oklahoma where she was the first female to receive a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University. After graduation, she moved to Detroit where she became Ford Motor Company’s first female engineer. Rani is the mother of two prominent sons, neurosurgeon and CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Sanjay Gupta, and attorney, Suneel Gupta.
57 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
Why Elder Law Planning is More Important Than You Think
“Why Elder Law Planning Is More Important Than You Realize” with NICOLE WIPP We are excited to welcome lead attorney and founder of Family and Aging Law Center, NICOLE WIPP, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Nicole and Katana look forward to discussing : •Why estate planning is not enough in today’s world. •How to protect your money in the event you or a loved one needs care. •Ways to avoid being in “probate during life.” Nicole Wipp is the founder and lead attorney of the Family & Aging Law Center, a family estate planning and asset protection firm. Nicole is frequently sought out for her expertise, and she has appeared on radio shows nationwide and in such publications as Forbes, Inc., and the Huffington Post. To Learn more about Nicole, go to miestatelawyer.com
57 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Creative Mortgage Solutions
“Creative Mortgage Solutions for Retirement” with JASON YOUROFSKY We are thrilled to welcome founder of Atlantis Mortgage, JASON YOUROFSKY, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. •Why a reverse or forward mortgage might be something to explore before or during retirement. •With rates rising, how to make the best choice when looking at mortgage options. •Common mortgage mistakes people make. Jason Yourofsky began his career in the mortgage industry in 1997 fresh out of Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. He learned the ins and outs of the mortgage industry at a “small lender” for four years before founding Atlantis Mortgage in 2001 where it was formed under the premise of “No Closing Cost Purchase or Refinance” because Jason noticed people were looking for an alternative to the big banks fees and cost, so he created the no cost, no fee purchase or refinance. Jason and his team have closed $2 billion dollars in mortgages within the state of Michigan and another $250 million in refinances and purchases outside of Michigan. To Learn more about Jason, go to atlantismortgage.com
51 minutes | Oct 23, 2018
It's Medicare Shopping Season with Jo Murphy
“It’s Medicare Shopping Season!” with JO MURPHY We are thrilled to welcome the Executive Director of Michigan Medicare/ Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and Michigan’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), JO MURPHY, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Join Jo and Katana as they discuss : •Ways to save money on health care benefits. •How to choose the best health benefits that fit your needs. •Where to go to get your health care benefits questions answered.
56 minutes | Oct 9, 2018
“Get the Most from Your Benefits” with WAYNE TITUS
We are excited to welcome CPA and Founding Partner of AMDG Financial, WAYNE TITUS, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Wayne and Katana will discuss : •The top three questions to ask yourself when choosing your benefits. •HSA? HRA? FSA?: Which is right for you? •The most important tax-planning steps to take before the end of the year
45 minutes | Sep 25, 2018
Motiv8: 8 Ways to Rock Your Own World with Sheira Brayer
Motiv8: 8 Ways to Rock Your Own World” with SHEIRA BRAYER Join us as award-winning songwriter and author, SHEIRA BRAYER, appears this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Don't miss Sheira and Katana as they discuss the impact mothers have on daughters in: •Improving the relationship we have with ourselves. •Developing skills to combat negative thoughts. •Reducing stress and increasing mindfulness. Sheira Brayer is an empowerment speaker, coach, multiple award-winning songwriter, and the author of a new book Motiv8: 8 Ways To ROCK Your Own World. Motiv8 offers 8 skills to help women and girls increase awareness, reduce stress, improve decision-making, and overall, feel better in their own skin. The book also features a companion album of original songs. Sheira has presented her live Motiv8 program across the country and has written hundreds of songs for television and stage. Her charitable work includes writing custom songs for sick children through the “Songs of Love” Foundation as well as the theme song for the Wounded Warrior Project. To listen, go to https://www.ctrnetwork.com/smartwomentalkradio
54 minutes | Sep 11, 2018
The Power of Perception with Dr. Shawn Andrews
“The Power of Perception: Why We Don’t See More Women Leading (and what we can do about it)” with DR. SHAWN ANDREWS We are excited to welcome founder and CEO of Andrews Research International, DR. SHAWN ANDREWS, this month on Smart Women Talk Radio. Shawn and Katana will : •Examine the barriers to success that limit women’s career advancement. •Identify emotional attributes and their power on leadership. •Explore how gender differences impact perception and promotion. Dr. Shawn Andrews is a keynote speaker, organizational consultant, and the founder and CEO of Andrews Research International. She serves as adjunct professor at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, where she teaches courses on Organizational Behavior, Women in Leadership, Diversity in Organizations, and Leadership and Ethics. She was the 2017 Diversity & Inclusion columnist for Training Industry Magazine, and is the author of the book, The Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and the Gender Divide. To listen to this show, go to https://www.ctrnetwork.com/smartwomentalkradio
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