Medical Tips From The Inside

You are sitting in your doctor’s office. The doctor has called you in because he has something to discuss. Your test results have come back and there is a problem….now what? This is an excerpt from MEDICAL TIPS FROM THE INSIDE…Things you need to know. Join Serene and Chris Mastrianni as they take a look inside the healthcare system and find out there is a lot to learn. Check out the book at www.meritpublishing.com

Guest(s) included: Corine Mogenis- Author, Medical Malpractice Paralegal.

Tongue-tied no more – honing your pitch

Carole Murko and Serene Mastrianni invited Laura Allen back after popular demand to share her 15 Second Pitch concept which is a powerful and succinct 4-step method to deliver your personal pitch. And it’s so simple you wonder why you haven’t done it: 1. Who you are, 2. What you do, 3. Why you are the best, 4. Your call to action. Go to www.15secondpitch.com and use her pitch wizard and use it. Also Laura suggests you have a pitch for every niche. She is a rock star – listen and you learn why!!

Guest(s) included: Laura Allen, Co-founder of the 15 Second Pitch.

Countdwon to BIFF 2009

Serene Mastrianni and Carole Murko hosted Kelley Vickery in our countdown to BIFF 2009 series. With 74 films, a 9.15 am starting time the addition of the Mason Library for children’s films, this year’ festival will be a winner. Richard Brown who teaches movies 101 at NYU has designed 2 programs on film makers, film making and film going for BIFF. There is too much to list so go to www.biffma.com for more. We can’t wait!!

Guest(s) included: Kelley Vickery. Founder and Director of Berkshire International Film Festival.

Women in Powerful Places – Tina Packer

Hold your breath and your applause while Carole Murko and Serene Mastrianni interview the charming, charismatic, and mesmerizing Founder and current Creative Director of Shakespeare and Company, Tina Packer share her journey from actress at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre to the United States and her vision for how to teach Shakespeare.

Guest(s) included: Tina Packer, Founder of Shakespeare and Company.

Women in Politics – Suzanne M. Bump

In Serene Mastrianni and Carole Murko’s continuing series on Women in Politics, Suzanne Bump joined them to discuss not only her role in Deval Patrick’s Massachusetts State Cabinet, but also the issues of labor and workforce development during these challenging economic times. Suzanne shared that she felt women were more well-received in these political positions. There were also some insights on how the State is trying to help its citizens with her department. Suzanne resides in Great Barrington and mentioned that the Berkshires is quite progressive in many areas of workforce development. For more information: www.mass.gov/eolwd

Guest(s) included: Suzanne M Bump, Secretary, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.