The title of “overachiever” often has a positive connotation — think back to your elementary school days, when being an overachiever basically meant being the teacher’s pet — but it’s not always all it’s cracked up to be. Overachievers are more likely to feel anxious. And their motivations for, well, over-achieving, often stem from the need to avoid negative judgment. The man you are about to meet is here to help you if you are an overachiever and it’s causing you problems in your life.
Matias Dalsgaard has a background in Comparative Literature and a Ph.D. and postdoc degree in Philosophy. He has worked as an associate at the management consultancy McKinsey & Company. Today, he is the founder and CEO of a successful Danish tech start-up – GoMore, which focuses on online car-sharing concepts. He has always been drawn towards philosophy and theology – and the church and the arts. In particular he enjoys studying great thinkers, preachers and psychologists of Christianity – Paulus, Augustine, Luther, and Kierkegaard.
Bullying is a repeated aggressive behavior where one person, or group of people, in a position of power deliberately intimidates, abuses, or coerces an individual with the intention to hurt that person physically or emotionally. Acts of bullying can be physical or verbal. Many young people can be unkind to each other during adolescence as they refine social skills and grow into adults. If you were a victim of bullying the scars can last a lifetime. The man you are about to meet is an expert in “bullying” and is here to share with you how you can protect yourself or your child from intimidation and fear.
Tom Gagliano has worn many hats throughout his career. As a young man, he soon became a successful entrepreneur with a proven track record in small business ventures in the greater New York area. About ten years ago, Tom started to spend less time in the business world and more time helping those who suffered from negative childhood messages. To pursue a dream of helping others, he returned to school to receive an MSW at age 51. His book, The Problem Was Me: How to End Negative Self-Talk and Take Your Life to a New Level, with Dr. Abraham Twerski, is one-of-a-kind Today Tom is a life coach, published author, and a key note speaker with a Master’s degree in social work. He was a bully as a kid and a recovering addict. He eventually went to addictions to medicate his problems. He realized at an early age he needed to fix what was broken inside of him. He then had two goals. One he wanted to give his children what his father couldn’t give me, A SAFE PLACE TO SHARE their FEELINGS WHATEVER THEY MIGHT BE as well as helping others silence that destructive inner voice they grew up with. Today he facilitates men and women’s groups as well as marriage consultations explaining the ways to give parents the tools to give their children the positive and loving messages that may have been denied to them in their childhood.
11:39AM (PST) – Gene Baur is co‑founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization. Gene Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by TIME magazine
The man you are about to meet has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time magazine. For 25 years, he has traveled extensively, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and our cheap food system. A pioneer in the field of undercover investigations, he has visited hundreds of farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses documenting the deplorable conditions that exist.
Gene Baur is co‑founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization. Gene Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by TIME magazine. For 25 years he has traveled extensively, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and our cheap food system. His book, entitled Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, was published by Touchstone in March 2008 and has appeared on the Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe best-seller lists.