Dr Alona Pulde and her husband, Dr Matthew Lederman both specialize in nutritional and lifestyle medicine. Together they have created the lifestyle improvement program used in their medical center and for patients in the film Forks Over Knives. They also authored Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole and the New York Times bestseller The Forks Over Knives Plan. Matt and Alona currently live in Los Angeles with their daughters Kylee (age 4) and Jordan (age 2) while working with Whole Foods Market overseeing various health and wellness projects.
[2:45] How Dr Pulde got involved with the film Forks Over Knives
[4:47] How accepting people are in a holistic approach to healthcare
[7:40] Why the medical community is seemingly hostile toward nutritional solutions
[12:00] How our pallettes change over time when we change our diets
[16:10] Dr Pulde's optimum plate for a meal
[20:15] Whether other companies are following Whole Foods' example and investing in their employees health
What is the basic difference between hybrid seeds and heirloom seeds? Has gardening become a lost art in this technological age? Join Jason Hartman as he discusses the changeover from heirloom to hybrid seeds in our agricultural industry with John Lipscomb, founder of El Dorado Heirloom Seeds, and how growing from hybrid seeds is having a negative impact on our lives.
John Lipscomb is the Founder of a family heirloom seed company called El Dorado Heirloom Seeds. He started the business with $2,000 and less than a pound of his own garden heirloom seeds which he counted and inserted into envelopes at his dining room table. The company operates on a cash basis with no debt. Today, they employee fifteen people, including the five family co-owners, and are on pace to generate over five million dollars in sales this year with their All-In-One Heirloom Garden Kit. The website is www.EldoradoHeirloomSeeds.com. Mr. Lipscomb has written an article called HOW HYBRID SEEDS RUINED AMERICA. Other websites include: www.patriotfood.com and www.bigjohnlipscomb.com
The right balance of personality types in your organization can make a team truly thrive.
Jennifer Kahnweiler, Ph. D. is considered to be the Champion of Introverts. She is a Certified Public Speaker and a best-selling author. She has written three great books, The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength, Quiet Influence: The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Difference and her latest The Genius of Opposites: How Introverts and Extroverts Achieve Extraordinary Results Together. During this interview, she alludes to the true differences between introverts and extroverts, what make introverts so special and how introverts can enhance your organization.
[2:15] How is Shyness different from Introversion?
[4:55] How does someone know if they are an introvert or extrovert?
[7:03] There is a lot of prejudice which exist against introverts.
[11:26] All of us need to flex, Introverts and Extroverts alike.
[13:20] How can introverted leaders and managers increase their influence in their roles?
[18:07] Does a person’s gender come into play when someone is trying to carve out their path?
[20:44] All must respect each other’s talents to make a partnership truly thrive.
[23:05] Discussing the 5 themes of successful partnerships.
Mentioned in This Episode:
Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine. He is also Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine. He has published 250 articles and 6 books in the fields of quality, safety, and health policy. He coined the term “hospitalist” in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article and is past-president of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is generally considered the academic leader of the hospitalist movement, the fastest growing specialty in the history of modern medicine.
He is also a national leader in the fields of patient safety and healthcare quality. He is editor of AHRQ WebM&M, a case-based patient safety journal on the Web, and AHRQ Patient Safety Network, the leading federal patient safety portal. Together, the sites receive nearly one million unique visits each year. He received one of the 2004 John M. Eisenberg Awards, the nation’s top honor in patient safety and quality. He has been selected as one of the 50 most influential physician-executives in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine for the past eight years, the only academic physician to achieve this distinction; in 2015 he was #1 on the list. He is a former chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has served on the healthcare advisory boards of several companies, including Google.
His 2015 book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, was a New York Times science bestseller.
[2:30] The role of a hospitalist and why it's growing so fast
[5:58] What innovations are coming in the medical field
[10:22] The role of computers in medicine moving forward
[15:23] How important filtering information will be as technology and medicine merge
[19:10] How hospitalists have improved medical care
[22:06] The all important question we should ask ourselves about medical procedures
The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer