The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. Mon, 21 May 2018 16:21:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://juniorachievementradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/cropped-TMJ_1400-32x32.png The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com 32 32 A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. The Money JAR A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg http://juniorachievementradio.com #121: Permission to Screw Up http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/ Fri, 18 May 2018 18:37:01 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11981 http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/feed/ 0 <p>This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entrepreneur. She shares why she encourages failure as a way to learn and how she learned […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/">#121: Permission to Screw Up</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entreprene... This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entrepreneur. She shares why she encourages failure as a way to learn and how she learned to lead.
Kristen Hadeed is the founder of Student Maid and author of “Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong”. Today, Kristen helps organizations make a lasting, meaningful impact on people by creating environments in which they thrive. Kristen and Student Maid have been featured in news outlets including PBS, FOX Inc., NBC, TIME and Forbes. See her TED Talk at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDvoGev5_tk.

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#120: How does Culture Impact Personal Finance? http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/ Fri, 04 May 2018 20:40:41 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11973 http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/feed/ 0 <p>What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. We discuss how culture influences beliefs about money and what that could mean for you. Brenda Eichelberger […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/">#120: How does Culture Impact Personal Finance?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. We discuss how culture influences beliefs about money and what that could mean for you.
Brenda Eichelberger is a business instructor at Portland State University. She has been with PSU since early 1997 and has taught a variety of classes in the Management area. Brenda has managed a small private business college and she specializes in assisting small businesses with business planning techniques and is active in her local community. See more at https://www.pdx.edu/sba/brenda-eichelberger.

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#119: Social Entrepreneurship Through Art http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:37:17 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11967 http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/feed/ 0 <p>Musician and activist Simon Tam, founder of the world’s first and only all-Asian American rock band, shares his story in this episode. Hear why he started “The Slants” and how he built his career while working to change the world. Simon also shares his childhood experiences and career and business advice. Learn more about the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/">#119: Social Entrepreneurship Through Art</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Musician and activist Simon Tam, founder of the world’s first and only all-Asian American rock band, shares his story in this episode. Hear why he started “The Slants” and how he built his career while working to change the world. Learn more about the Slants at http://www.theslants.com/ and learn more about Simon at https://simontam.org/.

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#118: Lessons Learned from a Teenage Entrepreneur http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:03:14 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11963 http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/feed/ 0 <p>Teen entrepreneur and Junior Achievement alumni Kurien Thomas discusses the highs and lows of starting and running a business. He highlights his work on “Pick-Me-Up” through the JA Company Program, which helped him gain entrepreneurial skills and business savvy. Kurien shares his personal purpose and tips for others who want to start their own company.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/">#118: Lessons Learned from a Teenage Entrepreneur</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Teen entrepreneur and Junior Achievement alumni Kurien Thomas discusses the highs and lows of starting and running a business. He highlights his work on “Pick-Me-Up” through the JA Company Program, which helped him gain entrepreneurial skills and busin...
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#117: Workplace Skills I Wish I Learned in School http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:45:27 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11959 http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/feed/ 0 <p>What workplace skills do you think should be taught in school? What are the pros and cons of traits like assertiveness and humility in the workplace? In this episode, we focus on our central theme of work readiness and hear from a variety of people about what they wish they had learned in school.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/">#117: Workplace Skills I Wish I Learned in School</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> What workplace skills do you think should be taught in school? What are the pros and cons of traits like assertiveness and humility in the workplace? In this episode, we focus on our central theme of work readiness and hear from a variety of people abo...
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#116: Why Storytelling Skills Matter http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/ Fri, 02 Mar 2018 21:20:07 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11951 http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/feed/ 0 <p>From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, Alton Takiyama-Chung discusses the importance of storytelling and shares how you […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/">#116: Why Storytelling Skills Matter</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, Alton Takiyama-Chung discusses the importance of storytelling and shares how you can get better at it.
Alton Takiyama-Chung is a professional storyteller, who performs at storytelling festivals internationally, sharing stories and legends from Hawaii and spreading aloha. In 2005, Alton was awarded the first J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award by the National Storytelling Network.  His DVD and CD have both won Storytelling World Honors. Alton has also performed in schools, libraries, museums, and universities across the country, and has created multicultural programs sharing Asian folk tales from many countries as well as legends from Hawaii. Learn more about Alton at http://www.altonchung.com/.

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#115: Filling a Need – Feeling Colors http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:09:54 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11945 http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/feed/ 0 <p>Teen entrepreneur Jakayla Dixon helped visually impaired people in her community through her project with the Junior Achievement Company Program. Jakayla shares how she recognized and filled a need in her community and overcame obstacles to become an award-winning entrepreneur.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/">#115: Filling a Need – Feeling Colors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Teen entrepreneur Jakayla Dixon helped visually impaired people in her community through her project with the Junior Achievement Company Program. Jakayla shares how she recognized and filled a need in her community and overcame obstacles to become an a...
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#114: Barriers and Blessings http://juniorachievementradio.com/114-barriers-blessings/ Fri, 02 Feb 2018 02:38:03 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11941 http://juniorachievementradio.com/114-barriers-blessings/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/114-barriers-blessings/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode, gratitude takes center stage as we interview Thomas Gilovich, who discusses the headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry and his research. He tells how gratitude is so important and what that means for young people. Thomas Gilovich is the Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology at Cornell University and is a pioneer in behavioral economics. He […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/114-barriers-blessings/">#114: Barriers and Blessings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> In this episode, gratitude takes center stage as we interview Thomas Gilovich, who discusses the headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry and his research. He tells how gratitude is so important and what that means for young people. In this episode, gratitude takes center stage as we interview Thomas Gilovich, who discusses the headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry and his research. He tells how gratitude is so important and what that means for young people.
Thomas Gilovich is the Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology at Cornell University and is a pioneer in behavioral economics. He researches decision making, critical thinking, social psychology and experiential and material consumption and has published several books. See his profile at https://www.psych.cornell.edu/people/faculty/gilovich-profile/ or his Laboratory blog at http://blogs.cornell.edu/tgilovich/ to learn more.

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#112: Mindful Learning http://juniorachievementradio.com/112-mindful-learning/ Fri, 05 Jan 2018 02:38:53 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11926 http://juniorachievementradio.com/112-mindful-learning/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/112-mindful-learning/feed/ 0 <p>Putting mindfulness into practice can help young people prepare for the world of work. In this episode, Carla Tantillo-Philibert teaches us what it means to practice mindfulness and how it can help students learn and get ready for their futures. Carla Tantillo-Philibert is the founder of Mindful Practices, one of Chicago’s leading organizations for social-emotional […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/112-mindful-learning/">#112: Mindful Learning</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Putting mindfulness into practice can help young people prepare for the world of work. In this episode, Carla Tantillo-Philibert teaches us what it means to practice mindfulness and how it can help students learn and get ready for their futures. Carla Tantillo-Philibert is the founder of Mindful Practices, one of Chicago’s leading organizations for social-emotional learning, and author of “Cooling Down Your Classroom”, “Everyday Social-Emotional Learning” and “Mindfulness”. Learn more about Carla and her organization at http://mindfulpracticesyoga.com/.

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#111: Social Pressure and Teen Entrepreneurship http://juniorachievementradio.com/111-social-pressure-teen-entrepreneurship/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:10:01 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11920 http://juniorachievementradio.com/111-social-pressure-teen-entrepreneurship/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/111-social-pressure-teen-entrepreneurship/feed/ 0 <p>Social pressures can often prevent teens from branching out and becoming entrepreneurs. In this episode, Carrie Wilkerson discusses the barriers that face adolescents and provides inspiring advice for becoming a young entrepreneur and getting results. Carrie shares her stories and tips on learning how to work, market yourself and build relationships. Carrie Wilkerson is an […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/111-social-pressure-teen-entrepreneurship/">#111: Social Pressure and Teen Entrepreneurship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Social pressures can often prevent teens from branching out and becoming entrepreneurs. In this episode, Carrie Wilkerson discusses the barriers that face adolescents and provides inspiring advice for becoming a young entrepreneur and getting results. Carrie Wilkerson is an award-winning author, international speaker, consultant, and sought after television & radio guest. Featured on CNN and Fox Business News, in Success & Entrepreneur magazines and named by Forbes as a top small business influencer, Carrie has consulted with Google and other business thought leaders on growth strategies, productivity and current trends. To learn more about Carrie, visit her website at http://carriewilkerson.com/.

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