Keys to Emotional Health for Leaders during Covid – A peer-to-peer conversation with CEO Eric Rhoads

Keys to Emotional Health for Leaders during Covid – A peer-to-peer conversation with CEO Eric Rhoads

This weekend on THE MENTORS RADIO, Host Tom Loarie talks with Eric Rhoads, a leading CEO and entrepreneur faced with overcoming the challenge of losing 50% of his revenues overnight and maintaining a healthy state of mind…. Learn more>>

The Mentors Radio Show in Greater SF Bay Area moves to new time slot!

The Mentors Radio Show in Greater SF Bay Area moves to new time slot!

The Mentors Radio, a popular and unique business & ethics radio show now in its Fourth Year, has a new time slot on AM860 The Answer in the San Francisco Bay Area, now airing at 1:00 pm every Saturday.  Produced by the Catholic Business Journal, the radio show and radio podcast features three remarkable and…

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…

Are You Considering a Major Career Pivot?

Are You Considering a Major Career Pivot?

Host Tom Loarie discuss the secrets of a successful career pivot with guest mentor Lynn Fischer, one of the “50 Most Empowering Women in Business.” Lynn jumped from being a successful marketing executive (E&J Gallo, Dreyers, The Wine Group) to co-founding and running one of U.S.’s 20 most promising biotechnology solution providers. Her company, Title21,…

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: MARY PETERS, Learn how an urgent need spawns an unexpected new career from home

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: MARY PETERS, Learn how an urgent need spawns an unexpected new career from home

The following exclusive Catholic Business Journal (CBJ) interview with Mary Peters, a Midwest former nurse and mother of nine, reveals not only her passion for the home-based business she started 15 years ago, but also an inside look at habits that have helped her succeed; insights that may inspire others to consider following her example,…

Frustrated With Your Career Transition?  Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

Frustrated With Your Career Transition? Fire St. Cajetan, Patron of the Jobless!

by Ricky McRoskey I’m not proud of it, but about halfway through a torturous four-month job search, I fired a saint.  That’s right—I canned him.  Gave him the pink slip.  Told St. Cajetan (Caj-uh-tan)—the 16th-century patron of the jobless, the selfless Italian priest who once founded a bank that lent to the poor to shield…

Who’s Your Boss?

Who’s Your Boss?

A few years back, I was meeting with my Spiritual Director regarding work. As we were praying, with a hint of uncertainty as to why he was asking me, he asked, “When people say to you ‘Who do you work for?’ how do you respond?” Having proudly extricated myself from the grind of a corporate environment and into entrepreneurial status, I said, “I tell them I work for myself.” My Spiritual Director looked at me, chuckled knowingly and said, “Oh, Okay.