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OFA030: Financial Teaching Highlights

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In this episode we’re getting ready for our October 11, 2014 finance class. Back on June 7 we held an all day teaching event focused around the three pillars of our content, and you can remember them because they are after the letters of OFA: Open communication, Finances (which is all about money), and Affections (which is sex).

And after the financial teaching, there were many folks that Read More→

OFA029: Podcast Wisdom 1

Podcast WisdomToday we’re doing something very different. I produced a video that was used as an introduction for our June 7 event, and it was based upon some excerpts of our podcasts that were aired up to that point – podcast wisdom!

And our team thought it would be a good idea to use it as a podcast episode, so I’m doing just that.

You’ll hear short excerpts from the following folks, with some Read More→

God Sees Around the Corner

cornerIsn’t it amazing how it seems like God is always ahead of us and knows the way and direction we’re headed – well before we do and far beyond our limited understanding and vision?  If you want to use the nature analogy, it seems like He’s two miles up ahead on the twisting and turning trail.  After all, He knows the way.  If you’re more of a city person, it feels like He’s already twenty city blocks down the street, sitting in a Starbucks and waiting for us to arrive.  I imagine walking up, Him Read More→

Built to Last Marriage

builttolast2What can the best-selling business book “Built To Last” teach us about marriage and family?

I’ve been reading the book “Built To Last” by Jim Collins – and actually studying it pretty carefully Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials).  He attempts to answer the question “What makes the truly exceptional companies different from other companies?”

What makes the book itself different is they look at companies…
– throughout their entire life span
– in direct comparison to other companies that didn’t do as well
– that started before 1950
– which were admired by CEOs of Fortune 500 and Inc. 100 private and public companies

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OFA028: Dr. Rita Eichenstein

Dr. Rita EichensteinDr. Rita Eichenstein is a licensed psychologist with post-doctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology and special education. She specializes in pediatric neuropsychological assessments and parent training skills.
She maintains a private practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers in Los Angeles, California. Areas of expertise include learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum, gifted populations, as well as college students and graduate students.

Some highlights from our conversation