WAT-CAST: Time to Catch Up on One of 35 Recordings

We have now recorded 35 WAT-CASTs. This week we hit the pause button to allow everyone to catch up and listen to one or more you may have missed. The links below go directly to Soundcloud where you can listen either on your phone or computer. And when you are on the Soundcloud site, make sure to “like,” leave a comment, and share one of the tracks with your friends.

Here are some to listen to now or add to your playlist:

Alix Cohen Talks About Reviewing Theater
Theater reviewers may get seats for the hottest plays and musicals. But along with that perk, comes huge responsibility. Award-winning writer Alix Cohen tells us what it’s like reviewing theater in New York.

Dr. Phyllis Goldberg and Dr. Rosemary Lichtman
Dr. Phyllis Goldberg and Dr. Rosemary Lichtman are co-authors of Whose Couch Is It Anyway: Moving Your Millennial. More than 20 million millennials are still living with their parents, although older millennials in their mid 30s are beginning to reach milestones typically related to adulthood – buying homes, getting married, and having children. Drs. Goldberg and Lichtman talk about how this age group is evolving, what obstacles remain, and how families can handle having an adult child move home.

Cheryl Hyatt Talks About Mentoring
Do you need a mentor? If so, how do you find one? Should that person be inside your company and industry, or someone from outside? Can social media help you find a mentor? What happens if the relationship doesn’t work out? Can you “break up?” Cheryl Hyatt, of Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search, has more than 20 years of executive-search consulting experience and she brings over 30 years of management and organizational leadership experience to her role with clients. Her breadth of experience, knowledge, and contacts makes her sought after professionally in her field. 

Bari Lyman Talks About Meet to Marry
After her own experience, finding the right man who could truly be a life partner, Bari Lyman set out to help others, through her book and her coaching program, Meet to Marry. In the interview with Woman Around Town’s Editor Charlene Giannetti, Bari talks about her program, her book, and how she has attended more weddings than she can count, celebrating with couples she has helped.

Steve Pemberton Talks About Growing Up in Foster Care
He was born Steve Klakowicz in New Bedford, Massachusetts. At age five, he was placed in a a foster home that can only be described as evil. Through the kindness of one woman, he discovered his love for reading and he would hole up in his foster family’s dark and damp basement to lose himself in other worlds and dream about what his life could be like. He managed to escape that foster hell and graduated from Boston College. But that bright future was haunted by his past and he set out to find his birth family. What he found on that journey answered many questions about his origins, but also caused him to examine what family really means.

About Charlene Giannetti (716 Articles)
Charlene Giannetti, editor of Woman Around Town, is the recipient of seven awards from the New York Press Club for articles that have appeared on the website. A graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Charlene began her career working for a newspaper in Pennsylvania, then wrote for several publications in Washington covering environment and energy policy. In New York, she was an editor at Business Week magazine and her articles have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. She is the author of 13 non-fiction books, eight for parents of young adolescents written with Margaret Sagarese, including "The Roller-Coaster Years," "Cliques," and "Boy Crazy." She and Margaret have been keynote speakers at many events and have appeared on the Today Show, CBS Morning, FOX News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and many others. Her last book, "The Plantations of Virginia," written with Jai Williams, was published by Globe Pequot Press in February, 2017. Her podcast, WAT-CAST, interviewing men and women making news, is available on Soundcloud and on iTunes. She is one of the producers for the film "Life After You," focusing on the opioid/heroin crisis that had its premiere at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, where it won two awards. The film is now available to view on Amazon Prime, YouTube, and other services. Charlene and her husband live in Manhattan.