Channel 2 — December 8, 2023
Today’s featured interview:
speaking about “Preventing and Healing Climate Traumas”
speaking about “Who Nuked the Duke”
speaking about “It Takes A Woman to Empower Women”
speaking about “Quest for a King”
“Quest for a King” begins before the inauguration of the first king, Saul, and continues through the rise of David. Subsequent books in the series will continue the narrative from the viewpoints of various people who may be prominent in the biblical narrative or fictional characters who represent the many thousands of unnamed, unheralded people who lived in this period. Though these stories are Sunday School favorites, this book is not “sanitized” for children. I portray life as it was: difficult and often brutal, but with people attuned to God’s Spirit and will. Through fictional characters I flesh out the emotion behind the cryptic biblical narrative. In Quest for a King, A catastrophic battle sets in motion events that birth Israel’s first monarchy, but the king’s fecklessness puts the fate of the nation in doubt. During the tenuous reign of Israel’s first king, the rise of a charismatic hero drives a wedge between brothers Jeriah and Azel. Can Israel’s fledgling monarchy survive attacks from without and rivals within? Whether royalty, prophets, priests or common shopkeepers, no one escapes the palace intrigue, divided loyalties, and tribal battles that characterized life 3,000 years ago. Can God’s vision be realized? The AGE OF THE KINGDOM series will be appreciated by men who want to revisit these stories, but women have important roles as well. I developed a love for these stories through 17 years of parochial school, a Theology degree and 15 years in Christian ministry, including six years as a church magazine editor in the southern US.
speaking about “Tighten The Lug Nuts ”
Each and every day, we face choices.
It’s how we make those choices that determines the kind of leader we can be. In Tighten the Lug Nuts: The Principles of Balanced Leadership, Rocky Romanella uses his over forty years of experience in supply chain, logistics and transportation, retail, sales and operational management at UPS, and his CEO and Director roles, to explore the ways a true leader can add value as a trusted advisor, mentor, and visionary who uses a process approach to lead the organization and its people to new levels of success.
In an engaging, personal, and witty style, Rocky Romanella details how leaders must make their three major constituents equal priority by actively listening to their needs and building strong relationships. By following the steps Romanella lays out, you can truly learn the importance of Balanced Leadership.
Romanella believes the true measure of a great leader is someone who leaves things a little better than they found them. In Tighten the Lug Nuts, you’ll follow Joe Scafone as he demonstrates the importance of small acts of kindness, the power that comes with understanding your role, and the freedom that accepting responsibility affords. Learn how to tighten the lug nuts in your own life to keep from becoming overwhelmed and to take the steps to becoming a truly balanced and valuable leader.
speaking about “NOC Three Times: Knock-On Effect ”
"Due to censorship restrictions, a veteran of Britain’s MI6 intelligence service tells a fictionalized version of his covert action experiences" Publishers Weekly
In my days there were five classified UK Eyes Only security clearance levels. The higher you went up the secrecy ladder, the less people knew about you... I held the highest security clearance level a British intelligence officer could reach. This book, the third in the NOC Trilogy covers my last five years in the field being in charge of the 'uncammo' (not in uniform) unit of the special forces, 2003-2007, which encompassed the Iraqi War and being in the field in Afghanistan, Somalia and The Yemen, among others.
For obvious reasons I must remain anonymous. I am a British citizen and a 20-year veteran of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). I did three tours of duty, first serving in 1971-1983. I was recalled into active duty in 1992-1993 and 2003-2007, and volunteered for one more operation in 2008 after retirement. Since that time I have been granted political asylum in France, where I now reside.
The first two books are: “NOC - Non-Official Cover: British Secret Operations and NOC Twice: More UK Non-Official Cover Operations.
speaking about “Mystery at Windswept Farm”
In Wendy Sand Eckel’s much-anticipated third book in the Rosalie Hart Mystery Series, Rosalie’s hard-earned organic farm certification is threatened by a toxic neighbor who is about to crop dust his winter wheat. When their impulsive farm hand decides to confront him, she finds his lifeless body inside the door of his home on Windswept Farm. In the midst of the mayhem, Rosalie’s beloved Day Lily Café hosts a 5-day cooking school. Marco Giovanelli, a celebrated Italian chef, arrives in Cardigan and a sumptuous situation ensues. When one of the students falls ill with the same poison that killed the farmer, Rosalie and her best friend and head waiter, Glenn, take matters, and homemade pasta dough, into their own hands. With Mystery at Windswept Farm, Eckel once again brings the fictional town of Cardigan to life and delights with suspense, humor, and mouth-watering menus.
speaking about “Visions, Values, and Corporate Hypocrisy ”
Dr. Kendall E Williams argues that hypocrisy occurs when leaders fail to align their actions with company values, resulting in widespread disillusionment that taints the entire organization. He makes a bold and compelling case for authentic leadership as a legitimate and profitable business incentive, where values are ethically informed and pioneered by diligent leaders. Now more than ever, companies have a duty, and an incentive to reverse the “profits before people” paradigm, focusing instead on a “people first” approach. Visions, Values, and Corporate Hypocrisy calls for greater transparency, accountability, and integrity within the business discourse, starting with leaders whose actions ultimately shape the culture and success of organizations.
speaking about “The Atropos Maker III: Awakening”
What is more terrifying than a covert mission to North Korea? Try raising a 12-year-old girl. Elina struggles with the countless rules in her life, especially when they keep her from a mysterious new boy who arrives at her school. What is Alexander Veurr to do? As the leader of Atropos-one of the government’s most elite tactical teams-Alexander assigns retired agent Xavier to guard his budding daughter. With Xavier’s skills and agency resources, what could possibly go wrong? A lot, it turns out. Elina goes missing and Alexander is exiled from the agency. Two things become clear. One- Someone in the agency is as crooked as a dog’s hind legs. Two- Elina may be someone’s unwitting secret weapon.