Fired Up Success with Lisbeth Calandrino

Fired Up Success with Lisbeth Calandrino

By Lisbeth Calandrino
"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
-Albert Schweitzer
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How does one change change their entire life with no support? Inspiring interview with radio personality, RoseMarie Andrews
RoseMarie Andrews is a radio personality who is also the Operations Manager of Community Radio Station WCAA-LP 107.3 FM, Albany, New York. "Shrinking Violet"  is an interactive blog and documentary of her journey from shy morbidly obese, child molestation survivor as she morphed into an empowered performer.  Check out her Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/rosemarie.andrews.77.
28:58
August 12, 2020
Ursula Ruedenberg, Affiliate Network Manager, Pacifica Radio talks about the history of Pacifica Radio and its contribution to independent broadcasting
Pacifica Radio, listener-funded radio foundation that is the oldest independent media network in the United States. Pacifica owns and manages five listener-supported, noncommercial FM radio stations: KPFA in Berkeley, California (inaugurated in 1949); KPFK in Los Angeles (1959); WBAI in New York City (1960); KPFT in Houston (1970); and WPFW in Washington, D.C. (1977). Pacifica also funds and promotes news and public affairs programs, most notably Democracy Now! and Free Speech Radio News, for its own and nearly 165 affiliated community radio stations.  The organization’s main contribution to U.S. journalism has been the consistent airing of perspectives of the American and global political left.
25:36
August 3, 2020
Interview with Eric Boender, Vice President, Business Development, Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership
Starnet Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership is composed of 165 members; they'are the world’s largest network of full-service independent flooring contractors, Eric and I discuss how the Partnership and how the the members are thriving  in the age of COVID.  As the Vice President of Business Development, Eric has his pulse on the economy and shares his ideas applicable to any business. To learn more about Starnet, go to their website, www.starnetflooring.com.  To reach Eric directly, reach him by phone C-616.299.8254, or email him eric@starnetflooring.com. 
29:30
July 28, 2020
Interview with Tatiana Gjerji , Executive Director, Noteworthy Resources of New York and How She is Building Her Not-for-Profit Resource Center
Tatiana Gjergji is the only child of two entrepreneurial immigrants from Albania and has taken the lead to being the first in her immediate family to graduate high school & acquire a bachelor’s degree (Psychology). Tatiana’s family members were refugees who escaped Albania to provide a better, more successful life for the family. By being compassionate, learning from life experiences and determination to embrace her full potential, Tatiana is a positive role model to others. During weekdays, Tatiana is a prevention educator at The Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc. teaching youth about self-esteem, resiliency and effects of substance use disorders. To reach out to Tatiana, connect through her website, https://www.nwralbany.org/about. Sponsorship are available.
30:05
July 20, 2020
Michelle Winters, Women of the Flooring Industry
Michelle Winters is the Managing Partner of New Braunfels Flooring and Design Center located in New Braunfels, Texas. Michelle talks about her Facebook group, Women of the Flooring Business. Michelle is a Women's Advocate and Entrepreneur and discusses Leadership Roles of Women in the flooring industry as well as conducting business in the Pandemic.  To join Women of the Flooring Business, go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/womenoftheflooringbusiness/, Men welcome!
30:43
July 13, 2020
Interview with John Gregory; why the vacuum cleaner business doesn't suck during COVID-19
John Gregory, owner of Capital Vacuums in Albany, New York and Charlie's Vacuums in Glens Falls, New York, discuss why it's smarter than ever to be in the vacuum cleaner business now. To learn more, reach out to vacuumrepairshop.com to learn more about the business. 
30:54
July 7, 2020
Interview with Scott Levy, President of Arley Wholesale; Wholesale distribution of exceptional quality tile, stone and sundry items.
In 1935, Irving Levy moved to Scranton, PA from Brooklyn, NY and opened a paint store that sold wholesale and retail. Fast-forward to the 1990s and the third generation joined the company, continued to expand their products  and  brought their various work experiences to Arley. To read the entire story, https://www.arleywholesale.com/about-arley. Arley Wholesale continues to strive to provide Service, Selection and Stability for the industry and live up to the entrepreneurial vision of Irving Levy by standing behind his motto: Be honorable in everything you do. Live up to your agreements…your word is your bond. Be loyal to your suppliers and customers, they are the backbone of your business. 
29:04
June 30, 2020
Rachel Berlin, Interior Designer and Sales Consultant, Precision Floors and Decor, Plymouth, WI
Rachel has been an Interior Designer for 14 years and shares her recent experiences with consumers shopping for flooring during COVID-19. Interestingly enough, consumers are upbeat and serious about making changes in their homes.  Rachel discusses how Precision Floors and Decor stayed in touch with their customers during COVID-19 and the "personal service" they gave their customers. She also discusses how Floor Force has helped grow their business. 
28:50
June 14, 2020
Interview with Brian Witkin, Flooring Consultant, New Jersey
Brian Witkin has been a long time business associate and friend from the flooring industry. He has held  high level sales positions in Manufacturing  and Retail Flooring; today he shares  his ideas for helping both Manufactures and Retailers 'survive and thrive' during the 'new normal.' He can be reached at 201-376-6162.(New Jersey)
30:53
June 9, 2020
Interview with Jodie Watford, Owner of BEST Instruments, LLC. Are you looking to improve your employees communication skills?
BEST Instruments were developed over a period of twenty years, and have been taken by countless individuals, including employees at over 40% of the Fortune 500 companies.  Validity and reliability studies were made using data collected from more than 4,000 administrations of the BEST instruments, and; in all cases, the instrument results were consistent, and reported face validity was well over 90%. There are 14 tests that you can administer; choose the ones that work for you.  To talk with Jodie, call toll free,  1-800-748-9073 For information online, go to https://www.bestinstruments.net.
00:43
June 3, 2020
Interview with Paula Figaldo, Writer and TV Personality
As a National Queen Paula is required to make public appearances throughout the country talking about her platform: BREAKING THE SILENCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Look for her new book.
30:57
May 26, 2020
Interview with Cynthia Pooler, Podcaster, Focus on Albany, Women Who Inspire
Cynthia Pooler is a political junkie; she says she can see the capital from her front window. 
26:51
May 22, 2020
Dr. Tom Denham, Careers in Transition, Coach
Dr. Tom Denham is a Career Coach, and is located at 11 computer Dr., #112, Albany, New York 12205. He can help you review your career, your goals and update your resume.  His phone number is 518-366-8451. 
30:16
April 30, 2020
Episode with Kevin Clancy _ Is it Home Sweet Home When we Have to Stay at Home?
Kevin Clancy gives us a look into the real estate business since COVID-19 and before. What has changed in the market, who is the target customer and what are they looking for. When this is over, will their home still be their castle? Kevin Clancy of Clancy Real Estate 1 Fletcher Road, Albany New York 12203. Phone: 518-861-7016.,Email: kevin@clancyrealestate.comTalking  #kevinclancyrealestate #lisbethcalandrino.com #realestate.
27:39
April 23, 2020
How To Keep You Business Alive and Kicking Through COVID-19
Deborah Vincent Evans is best known for her marketing and social media consulting; find out more about Deborah on Buzzwords.marketing. Now is not the time to take your foot off the gas, push through with social media and digital marketing. Keep the tone light and not 'sales-y.'
29:06
April 20, 2020
A Clear Vision of the World Through the Eyes of a Blind Man
I  can't thank Blaise enough for candidly sharing his perspective of life and negotiating the world. Blaise is a Producer at WCAA-FM -107.3. community radio in Albany, New York. He is a graduate of the  College of St. Rose and the New School Center for Media. 
29:25
April 13, 2020
Talking with Children During the COVID-19 and Staying Hopeful
Conversation with JoAnn Stevelos, Public Health Advisor, Speaker, Children's Health Advocate. JoAnn shares tips and recommendations from UNICIEF's evidence based resources for helping parents talk to their children about COVID-19. Here some resources to help you during this trying time:  OMH Emotional Support Line, 1-844-863-9314. (The don't ask your name,  or if  you have health insurance. It's free for everyone living in New York State.) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-942-6906.
25:34
April 8, 2020
Keeping Connected While Corona is Keeping Us Apart: Interview with Public Health Educator Deb Vincent
Social distancing and self-isolation is a necessary evil to limit the spread of the virus. It can also leave us disconnected, alone and afraid. There are ways to counteract this but it takes a community that cares.  Healthliteracyforall.org can provides training, tools and information for ways to ensure no one gets left out. Of call Public Health Educator, Deb Vincent at 518-269-6747.
30:43
March 13, 2020
Keep Your Business Clean from Covid 19 with Greg Hadfield, CEO Century Professional Flooring and Cleaning, Grand Rapids, MI
Are you worried about contamination from Corona virus at your business?  Have you had infected individuals (or suspected individuals) at your workplace and have been advised to do a "deep clean?" Are you feeling overwhelmed; you don't know quite what that means, how to find the right service provider, or even what it might cost?   Or are you simply looking for some guidance on how to do your part to keep your customers and your team safe? Join us today while we speak with Greg Hadfield, CEO of Century Professional Flooring and Cleaning of Grand Rapids, MI, EPA certified cleaning professionals. http://century-gr.com/ 616-988-4524 719 Century Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
29:42
March 13, 2020