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World Leaders & Thinkers “In Their Own Words

Here is where you can experience the vast wisdom and knowledge of geniuses as interviewed by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. Listen to them in their own words as they share their expertise. This experience will give you strength for your journey and food for thought. Please feel free to browse the interviews listing by clicking it. Some audio and video is in Windows Media Format. To download a free Windows Media Player, click the link below. Thanks for stopping by.

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Featured Interviews

 

Website Security With Chuck Harter of PlanLeft.Com chats with Dr. Alvin

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The Reason For Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, And How They Change Our Lives by Stephen Buchmann chats with Dr. Alvin

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A “fascinating” (The Wall Street Journal), engaging, and expert account of the botany, ecology, history, culture, and meaning of flowers, written by a passionately devoted scientist, photographer, and writer, and illustrated with his stunning photographs.

Flowers, and the fruits that follow, feed, clothe, sustain, and inspire all humanity. They have done so since before recorded history. Flowers are used to celebrate all-important occasions, to express love, and are also the basis of global industries. Americans buy ten million flowers a day and perfumes are a worldwide industry worth $30 billion dollars annually. Yet, we know little about flowers, their […]

Geography Of Genius: A Search For The World’s Most Creative Places From Ancient Athens To Silicon Valley By Eric Weiner chats with Dr. Alvin

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Travel the world with Eric Weiner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss, as he journeys from Athens to Silicon Valley-and throughout history, too-to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times. In The Geography of Genius, acclaimed travel writer Weiner sets out to examine the connection between our surroundings and our most innovative ideas. He explores the history of places, like Vienna of 1900, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens, Song Dynasty Hangzhou, and Silicon Valley, to show how certain urban settings are conducive to ingenuity. And, with his trademark insightful humour, […]

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The 30-Day Sobriety Solution: How To Cut Back Or Quit Drinking In The Privacy Of Your Own Home By Dave Andrews Chats with Dr. Alvin

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Jack Canfield, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® franchise and coauthor of The Success Principles, and Dave Andrews, a recovery expert, join forces to present a revolutionary program to help you cut back or quit drinking entirely—in the privacy of your own home.

Alcohol kills one person every ten seconds worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Thankfully, now, for anyone who feels that alcohol has become a problem—and for the 23.5 million Americans living in recovery and looking to be reinspired—this new program introduces a groundbreaking model for sobriety that […]

The Moment: A Practical Guide To Creating A Mindful Life An A Distracted World By Achim Nowak chats with Dr. Alvin

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What if there was a way of knowing our moments more richly and more deeply as they unfold? What if we experienced more memorable moments in any given day? How might this alter the experience of our lives?

That is the tantalizing premise of Achim Nowak’s book, THE MOMENT. It introduces us to 4 simple keys. These keys are entirely common-sense. That is their beauty.

Return to experiencing the world with all of your senses. Learn how to tune into prajna wisdom – the wisdom that talks to us as a moment unfolds. Discover ways of receiving and […]

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The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America By Ethan Michaeli

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Giving voice to the voiceless, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow, catalyzed the Great Migration, and focused the electoral power of black America. Robert S. Abbott founded The Defender in 1905, smuggled hundreds of thousands of copies into the most isolated communities in the segregated South, and was dubbed a “Modern Moses,” becoming one of the first black millionaires in the process. His successor wielded the newspaper’s clout to elect mayors and presidents, including Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy, who would have lost in 1960 if not for The Defender’s support. Along the way, its pages […]

The Nolensville Business Council, sponsored by Williamson, Inc. held, “An Update on the Economic Viability in Nolensville,” today to discuss the growing economy and business opportunities with Matt Largen, President and CEO of Williamson, Inc., Ken McLawhon, City Administrator, Tyler Thayer, Chairman of the Economic and Community Development Committee and Mayor Jimmy Alexander. I’m covering the event with Jodi Rall on behalf of The Williamson Herald Newspaper and Southern Exposure Magazine.

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