Stories of Hope: Turning our family’s life around during financial crisis

Stories of Hope: Turning our family’s life around during financial crisis

I am Cecilia Miskic (standing on the right front side of the photo) from Hayward, California.  My husband and I have been blessed with a 20-year marriage and have four healthy children.  We blended my general contracting business and my husband’s construction business, and in our first 10 years we experienced great success.   Then like…
Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

It was during a daily commute while listening to the local Catholic radio show (The Catholic Business Hour) that I heard an ad that caught my ear.  I was kind of looking for something else to do that didn’t involve working for someone else.  I was also looking for “something” that would provide a more…
I’ve gained hope, health and financial stability

I’ve gained hope, health and financial stability

About 13 years ago, I was facing a tough situation.  For the previous 20 years, as a single parent raising three children, I had been working full time as a hair-dresser. It was a great career for me.  But now it was coming to an end.  My health was slowly declining. I could no longer…
Keep it simple: Jim Horan helps businesses do just that to see profits soar

Keep it simple: Jim Horan helps businesses do just that to see profits soar

We all know the KISS shortcut for “Keep It Simple,” but the next guest mentor Jim Horan to be interviewed on The Mentors Radio Program, which is produced weekly by Catholic Business Journal, takes simplicity to a whole new level and applies it to business! Brilliant! After two decades in senior financial positions with Shaklee…
Rev. Earl Smith: Chaplain to NFL and NBA pro teams… and to Death Row inmates at San Quentin maximum security prison

Rev. Earl Smith: Chaplain to NFL and NBA pro teams… and to Death Row inmates at San Quentin maximum security prison

This week on The Mentors Radio Show, host Tom Loarie talks with Rev. Earl Smith, a remarkable leader who — after being shot 6 times and left for dead — transitioned from being a former drug dealer to becoming an award-winning chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers, the Golden State Warriors and for Death Row…