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New RI business radio show debuts January 7 on AM 790 WPRV

January guests on “Positive Business with Patricia Raskin” share strategies to help turn obstacles into opportunities EAST GREENWICH, RI – Veteran radio talk show host Patricia Raskin …

January guests on “Positive Business with Patricia Raskin” share strategies to help turn obstacles into opportunities

EAST GREENWICH, RI – Veteran radio talk show host Patricia Raskin announces the first lineup of guests on her new radio show, “Positive Business with Patricia Raskin,” which debuts January 7, 2011 on AM 790 WPRV. The show airs Fridays 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

“I’m so excited about this new show and my lineup of guests,” says Raskin, an award-winning producer, speaker and author and resident of East Greenwich, RI. “My motto is all about positive living and in this challenging economy, Rhode Islanders deserve to hear about the positive side of business.”

Featured monthly segments include "Effective Social Media" with Rhode Island resident Mari Anne Snow, “Count On Us” with Aram Garabedian, “Professional Image” with Margaret Batting of Barrington, RI, “Debt Solutions” with Russell Raskin, “Keeping Your Bottom Line” with Rabecca and Eric Eunis of Warwick, RI, “Finding the Soul of Big Business” with Paula Marshall, and “Creative Strategies for Troubling Times” with Jami Ouellette. The first show, which airs January 7, 2011, offers an entourage of business experts.


3 p.m. EST - Mari Anne Snow

Rhode Island resident Mari Anne Snow is the CEO of SophiaThink Consulting. An innovative and highly energetic business problem solver and veteran of multiple industries, Mari Anne has worked with organizations large and small to cost-effectively implement non-disruptive change. A seasoned business technologist, she advocates for the use of the most up-to-date tools (including social media and collaboration technologies) to accelerate change adoption and increase employee engagement. She will discuss how to help companies utilize social media to manage change, navigate growth and attain measurable business results .

3:30 p.m. EST - Stuart Diamond

Renowned Wharton Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist, Stuart Diamond is the author of a revolutionary new book, GETTING MORE: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World. He will discuss rational approaches to negotiations drawn from the experiences of the over 30,000 course participants he has taught in 45 countries.

4 p.m. EST - Janet DeLeo

Rhode Island resident Janet DeLeo, M.Ed., president of FutureThink, is a business teacher, trainer, adjunct faculty member, entrepreneur, and successful network marketing professional. Janet is a former Board Member of both the American Society for Training and Development and The RI Women’s Network. She will discuss the concept of network marketing and how to empower adults to reach greater levels of success both personally and professionally.

4:30 p.m. EST- Darlene Quinn

Darlene Quinn is the author of Webs of Power and its sequel, Twisted Webs. Darlene will share how it’s never too late to reinvent yourself. She has been a teacher, self-improvement coach, modeling instructor, consultant for department stores and hospitals and senior executive for a department store chain. She honed her childhood interest of storytelling and launched her writing career years ago and has become an award-winning novelist at 73.

Monthly topics include teamwork, effective selling skills, negotiation, creative problem-solving, business management, successful interview skills, corporate style strategies, employee and employer relationships, health care, debt solutions and more.

Patricia Raskin is a veteran talk-show host with more than 25 years of experience producing and hosting media programs that focus on positive change and inspiration. She is an award-winning producer and is a speaker and author. Patricia has interviewed some of the most notable experts, international authors and celebrities who are making a difference in the world. Over her 25 year career as a catalyst for positive media messaging, Raskin has interviewed nearly 2,000 guests on her “positive living” television or radio programs; written nearly 700 newspaper columns and is the author of two books: Pathfinding: 7 Keys to Positive Living and Success, Your Dream and You. Raskin is also the founder of THE POSITIVE LIVING™ NETWORK. Currently Patricia hosts and produces internationally acclaimed on-air, online and on demand radio talk shows. Famous for their prestigious and national line up of guests, Patricia’s Positive Living™ programs can be heard Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (EST) on blogtalkradio.com, and on voiceamerica.com on Mondays at 2 p.m. (EST) and on Southern New England’s leading radio station, 630 WPRO-AM and 99.7 FM and around the world at 630wpro.com, Sundays noon to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.patriciaraskin.com.

About Patricia Raskin, M.Ed.

Patricia Raskin, M.Ed, is the producer and host of the award-winning Positive Living™ radio program, and the new "Positive Business with Patricia Raskin" program and owner of Raskin Resources Production, Inc. She is a media coach and sought-after motivational speaker with headquarters in East Greenwich, RI. Patricia is the author of Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living, and Success, Your Dream and You. As the founder and passion behind positive media programs for the past 25 years, she has hosted and produced television programs on FOX and PBS affiliates, and on the radio on WTKF and the NPR affiliate Public Radio East in North Carolina. For more information, visit www.patriciaraskin.com.

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