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An Engineer’s Perspective on Environmental Challenges

An Engineer’s Perspective on Environmental Challenges

April 25, 2019

An Engineer’s Perspective on Environmental Challenges & How our Technologies will Evolve to Meet Them

Aired Thursday, 25 April 2019, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

We all know the debate between American politicians and environmental scientists: Is there really climate change? Global warming? We’ve also learned that our strained relationship with China has compromised our recycling efforts. Those of us who care deeply about our land, water and air would like to know what we can do to improve the state of our environment. Join Jennifer as she talks about important environmental challenges with Bradley Layton, PhD, PE who is leading multiple solutions-based initiatives.

Guest Bio:

Bradley Layton is the founder of Integration Energy, sole proprietor of Human Powered Future, and a partner in BioCarbon Technologies. Dr. Layton also enjoys serving as an engineer for renewable energy companies such as Satic USA in Missoula Montana. Dr. Layton’s companies focus on all forms of renewable energy as well as carbon management through biochar production. Dr. Layton previously served as the Director of the Sustainable Energy Technology Program at the University of Montana in Missoula Montana as well as the engineering faculty at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Layton is the author of two books. The first, Cellular and Molecular Biomechanics has enjoyed success in the academic sector, and his second book, Zero Waste in the Last Best Place, a Personal Account and How-To Guide on Landfill-Living, which is now available through Amazon and iUniverse was selected as “Editor’s Choice.” Prior to his academic career, Layton was a member of the United States Sculling team, a position he maintained while working for the Department of Energy, as well as several Department of Defense contractors. Layton earned his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering in the Sastry laboratories at the University of Michigan, and his bachelor’s of science in engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under David Gordon Wilson. Layton continues to enjoy conquering engineering challenges in multiple disciplines including robotics, and even has a vision for a zero-waste clean-energy future that involves building a “pneumatic grid.”

What Does Health and Wellness Really Mean and Are We Overcomplicating It?

What Does Health and Wellness Really Mean and Are We Overcomplicating It?

April 18, 2019

What Does Health and Wellness Really Mean and Are We Overcomplicating It?

Aired Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

Our population is confused about health and wellness. 75% of the population is overweight and people are ignoring their body mass index, seeing it as a bad means of measurement of health. Re-education needs to be made at a mass scale. What does health and wellness really mean? We’re over complicating it with fad diets and flashy exercise routines. Joe Moore of Barbells, Bolts and Bourbon will share his experience and provide tips for becoming the best you. Simple tips include the five easy health markers that anyone can measure; including: 1) good sleep hygiene (consistently need 6-8 hours), 2) protein consumption 3) hydration 4) good (balanced) stress & 5) movement.

Guest Bio:

Joe Moore is the CEO of Barbells, Bolts and Bourbon and J Moore Sport Performance. Over the last decade Joe has coached everything from Rugby to Dance. Through all of these platforms he has lead hundreds to find a love for fitness and wellness. As an Eagle Scout Joe learned the importance of being prepared for anything. Earning his master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology taught him the meaning of perseverance and being a black belt in Karate and Ju Jitsu helps him practice discipline in everyday life. In his rare moments of down time Joe loves to find a good rock face to climb or trail to hike with his 2 dogs.

Guest Website: https://www.barbellsboltsandbourbon.com

Are Our Basic Needs of (Public) Safety & Security Being Met?

Are Our Basic Needs of (Public) Safety & Security Being Met?

April 11, 2019

Are Our Basic Needs of (Public) Safety & Security Being Met?

Aired Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

With the advent of social media, fake news, the inundation of information and the lack of gun safety laws, we are all deeply affected every day by the constant examples of trauma and tragedy imposed by others. In this episode, Jennifer will talk with Jamine Moton, Founder, and CEO of Skylar Security, about multiple perspectives on public safety: why it often feels threatened, how it actually is threatened and what we all can do better to ensure our basic need for safety and security.

About the Guest: Jamine Moton

Jamine Moton is the founder of Skylar Security , a private security company based in Atlanta. Since starting her business in 2014, Skylar Security has emerged as the next generation of security services in metro Atlanta. From client onboarding to contract implementation, the firm focuses on providing unparalleled customer service to clients and their guests, while reflecting the standard of excellence that upholds the brand of each client. Jamine is building a brand aimed at disrupting the security culture by changing how customers are engaged, procured, managed and represented by the officers they call on to protect them. Jamine’s long-term vision for Skylar Security includes incorporating technology offerings to scale Skylar into public and private sector markets throughout the East Coast and ultimately, across the United States.

Additionally, Jamine Moton is a Police Officer with the Clayton County Police Department, a graduate of Clemson University with a Master’s Degree in Training and Development and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

What is Conflict Rising?

What is Conflict Rising?

April 4, 2019

What is Conflict Rising?

Aired Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

Culture Consultant and JMac Consulting CEO Jennifer McKenna kicks off the premiere episode of Conflict Rising with her Associate and Director of Corporate Communications Rebecca Turk as they share why they wanted to launch this show. Driven by passion and purpose for positive change, these two will share their vision, experiences, and insights about why conflict is playing such a significant role in our culture today – and what we can do about it.

About Rebecca Turk:

Rebecca Turk is a transformational coach and consultant. Certified in the JMac methodology, she specializes in employee cultivation and creating highly engaged workplaces. Her work supports the transformation of employee behavior to ensure brand integrity.

Visit: https://www.jmacconsulting.com