The Man Behind Dr. Z

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Dr Z Phil Bravin

ZVRS Vice President Of Business Development & Outreach Illustrations courtesy of Leland Purvis It was a collaborative effort between several of us on the executive team. The intent was to use this as a way of educating our constituents about the various facets of video relay service using several approaches: town hall meetings, the Dr. Z blog, and appearances at … Read More

An interview with Shoshannah Stern

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Shoshannah Stern Headshot

Photo courtesy of Tate Tullier Shoshannah Stern was born on July 3, 1980 in Walnut Creek, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Threat Matrix (2004), Adventures of Power (2008), The Hammer (2010), Lie to Me (2011), and Weeds (2012). She has been married to Ricky Mitchell since June 3, 2012, and has recently become a mother. I’m not … Read More

Stratus Video Interpreting

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Stratus Interpreting

By Kate Pascucci “We believe in challenging the interpretation industry’s old fashion business models”. That’s our motto at Stratus Video Interpreting. We strive to be innovative, exciting, helpful and cooperative. Every day we challenge the old ideas surrounding the interpretation industry – and thus far it has been a great success. Just for a minute, imagine that you are traveling … Read More

Mindfulness

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Mindfulness Diana O'Toole

Mindfulness. This is one of the latest buzz words popping up on social media, in online news articles and on TV. Recently, on CBS’s “60 Minutes,” Anderson Cooper presented a story about a weekend meditation retreat. The man running the retreat, Jon Kabat-Zinn, explains to Cooper that being mindful means paying attention to exactly what you are doing in any … Read More

A Note from Sean Belanger

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Video Remote Interpreter

Photo courtesy of the Rarus Family I certainly enjoy writing this when Frank, our Editor, asks. I really appreciate you who take the time to read and maybe get to know me a little better. This time I feel I have so many things to write about but one stands out. This is a story about Zoe, the daughter of … Read More

VICARIOUS TRAUMA

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Vicarious Trauma Ezra Moore Photography

Witnessing the suffering of others can have long term effects on mental health, and has been associated with the development of chronic psychological disorders. This statement seems almost intuitive as humans are social animals. Throughout history we have relied on our ability to respond to the actions of others for the survival of our species. Though, it has been historically … Read More

Racing to Success

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Greg Gunderson Racing

An interview with Champion Racer Greg Gunderson by Ezra Moore To watch the interview video, click here. Photo courtesy of Ezra Moore Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Greg Gunderson. Greg has been a professional race car driver for 30 years and has competed in over 1000 races. For Greg racing is a family tradition. His father … Read More

Do you take the Blue Pill or the Red Pill?

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blue pill or red pill

By Kenneth Mikkelsen This article was printed originally in the Drucker Forum. The challenges that leaders and organizations face today are interconnected. They are not a set of problems. It is a system of economic, technological, societal and cultural challenges – all conjoined and hence complex. As a result, it is time to view surprises as the new normal, and steady state as the … Read More