KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: Today I’m actually going to be interviewing my cohost Jim Waszak on the topic of finding work that you love, because Jim is doing something new. He’s now with Zeal Financial, and I want to talk a little bit about his new venture and the topic of finding work that you love. So, Jim, thanks for being with us today.
JIM WASZAK: Thanks, Kevin. It’s a pleasure to be here.
KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: So, tell me about Zeal Financial and what you’re doing with them.
JIM WASZAK: Well, here’s the story. Some years ago my sister-in-law was diagnosed with cancer, and her last year and a half was spent primarily in bed in agony. And my job as the business person in the family was to try to manage her finances. And I go to her periodically and say, “Cathy, we got to pay your mortgage. Do you want me to cash in your IRA? Do you want me to sell your car? What do we do? We need money.” And that would always put her into a higher stress state. So in addition to all the other things, she had to deal with that. So, and there’s a good networking story I’ll share with you as well.
JIM WASZAK: Today our guest is Alison Henderson with Moving Image Consulting. Hello, Alison. Welcome to our show.
ALISON HENDERSON: Thanks so much for having me.
JIM WASZAK: You’re welcome. So tell us a little bit about Moving Image Consulting. What do you do exactly? I mean, are you going to teach us how to move more effectively or…?
ALISON HENDERSON: Well, that is somewhat of what I do. I concentrate on leadership and sales training and development based on communication, and my specialty is in something called movement pattern analysis, which is a way to observe subconscious behavior and to glean the decision making process of the people that you’re talking to.
So, basically what I do is concentrate more on the audience than on your own presentation skills. I can do that. But sometimes people get all in their heads, and then they get nervous when they’re thinking of what they were taught to do.
KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: We’re joined today by a return guest I’m excited to have come back. She did our 7th episode. Her name’s Doreen Petty from Doreen Petty Coaching. If you like what you hear today, go check out episode 7 on transitions in business that she did.
But today we’ve got a really good topic to talk about. We’re going to talk about the new overtime laws that are going to go into effect in -- Is it --
DOREEN PETTY: December 1st, this year.
KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: December 1st of 2016, and they’re going to be in effect in 2017 as well. So, Doreen has some specialized knowledge on this sort of thing, and it’s a pretty complex area. So, Doreen, I’ll let you take away. Why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself and what you do to begin.
KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: I’m excited today. We have our first ever guest on the podcast returning. And he was actually the first person I met networking professionally in town through the Rotary Club: Kent Ebersold from Ebersold, Inc. He’s a good friend of mine, and I appreciate him coming back for his second podcast. Thanks for being here.
KENT EBERSOLD: Thanks Kevin and Jim. Really appreciate coming back, and I had so much fun the first time, when you invited me back it was not a hesitation -- worked through my schedule and happy to be here.
JIM WASZAK: Good. Happy to have you.
KEVIN O’FLAHERTY: If you liked what Kent is saying in this podcast, we talked in his first one about using print marketing to market your business, and that was episode number two, so go back in our archives and check that out.
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Kevin owns O’Flaherty Law, a general practice law firm with locations in Downers Grove, Elmhurst, and Naperville, Illinois. O'Flaherty Law's attorneys have expertise in many areas of law including but not limited to divorce and family law; civil litigation; estate planning; business and corporate representation; commercial and residential real estate law; elder services, probate and guardianship; immigration; bankruptcy law; and dui, traffic and criminal defense.
Jim owns Success Enhancement, Inc., which is geared toward helping you solve management problems in a way that is fun and engaging by using improv comedy techniques and role plays.
Participants will see how to behave differently in the type of situation identified as an area for improvement.
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