October 23, 2020

Season 2 Episode 6

COVID-19 through the eyes of the frontline doctors

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Episode 6 - Dr. Amy Ni - COVID-19 through the eyes of the frontline doctors

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We have heard about COVID-19 so many times, but what we have not heard is what the frontline doctors are experiencing first-hand with the patients. What exactly is the virus doing to the lungs? In this episode, Dr. Amy Ni a pulmonologist from the Bay Area shares an in-depth conversation of how Covid-19 is really changing everything they have ever known.

Dr. Ni graduated from the Penn State University Medical School in 2013. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at UC Irvine in 2016, and Pulmonary Critical Care fellowship from UCSF in 2019. Though she has lived in both the east coast and west coast, she is a die-hard Californian, and loves the diversity and beauty of the Bay Area. When she is not practicing medicine, she enjoys traveling to the far reaches of the world – recent excursions include Dubai, Kenya, and Morocco. She loves to spend her downtime relaxing with her boyfriend, her tripod cat, and eating at Michelin star restaurants.

SEASON 2 Podcasts

October 8, 2020

Episode 5 - Bernie J. Kempen - Getting a Settlement While Divorcing

Bernie J. Kempen is a Family Law Specialist Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is an ardent and creative solver of family law problems. Bernie believes that to serve your best interest you must aggressively seek to settle your case out of court. He has a deeply held professional philosophy concerning each area of family law he practices. He personally explains his professional philosophy related to any particular circumstances when discussing a case. He speaks Afrikaans and English.

After being injured at work and under much stress, the bills pilling up, anxiety levels are high, marriages can come crumbling down. This topic is one that many hate to deal with but can also be the most important one to touch on.

September 25, 2020

Episode 4 - Leland Thompson - Skills Needed to Succeed in Life

As a coach he brings 25+ years of leadership experience to his practice when working with clients both individually and one on one. Although his focus Is on executive coaching and leadership training, Leland practices holistic coaching; looking at the whole person. His belief is that Leadership is about, mind, body and spirit. How you feed your mind, nourish the body and honor your spirit? Living his own philosophy each day Leland’s goal is to learn something new, eat to live (healthy eating) and contribute to something bigger than himself. One of his hobbies is acting and modeling. He is an avid runner and works out 4-6 days a week to honor his body temple.

August 20, 2020

Episode 3 - A Conversation with Rebecca Kaplan, the incumbent and President of the Oakland City Council

Derreck Johnson, a son of Oakland, business owner and newcomer to Oakland politics as candidate of the 2020 Oakland City Council At Large discusses some of the issues in same question format as opponent Rebecca Kaplan.

As a business owner of The Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square, he shares his ideas and visions he has to move Oakland forward. Some of the topics discussed are housing issues, universal wages, Oakland police and more…

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August 20, 2020

Episode 2 - A Conversation with Derreck Johnson, Candidate for Oakland City Council 2020.

Derreck Johnson, a son of Oakland, business owner and newcomer to Oakland politics as candidate of the 2020 Oakland City Council At Large discusses some of the issues in same question format as opponent Rebecca Kaplan.

As a business owner of The Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square, he shares his ideas and visions he has to move Oakland forward. Some of the topics discussed are housing issues, universal wages, Oakland police and more…

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August 13, 2020

Special Episode - Carmen Ramirez & Eric Farber - Covid Update for Essential Workers and more

Governor Newsom jumped quick into action to pass a bill that would help Essential Workers get Workers’ Comp benefits sooner, if they got infected with Covid. The bill has now expired and there are a lot of things that needed to get updated for it as well.

SEASON 1 Podcasts

June  30, 2020

Episode 10 - Maggie Insdorf - Good Mental Health Is Good Health

Healing takes courage and creativity, healing the mind can be dealing with Depression, Anxiety and finding a balance with support of a Therapist. When not taken care of, it can create a snowball effect that can lead to bigger problems. For over 14 years Therapist Maggie Insdorf talks about mental health and the stigma surrounding it.

June  12, 2020

With so much happening around Covid-19 and our world and the way we take care of business now. What does it look like for Workers Comp World? How much has changed? How does this affect clients? Let’s talk about the landscaping of Workers’ Comp.

April 27, 2020

Zac is an Author of two books: Working Fire and Never Look A Polar Bear In The Eye. Widely published in magazines and newspapers, including: The Economist, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Men’s Journal, Canadian Geographic, Slate Magazine, and many others, including in-flight magazines and trade publications. He is a lifelong Oaklander, lives with his wife and three kids.

April 20, 2020

Bilal Kassem, managing attorney at Pacific Workers’ talks about what happens after being terminated from employment. With COVID-19 recently spiking the number of unemployment applications many questions have come up in regard to workers comp benefits. We dive deep into scenarios where a company goes out of business and what happens next, who pays for the benefits, what happens to those who are on TTD and more.