These podcasts are intended to use themes from my book and apply them to current events. I will be interviewing interesting personalities to understand how they have exhibited, patience, perseverance and purpose in their own professional and personal journeys.
Rabbi Cohen introduces the key characters from his book, people that have helped inspire him and enabled his personal development & growth. In the 2nd half of the show, he interviews Wall Street Journal special writer Greg Zuckerman about his new book “Rising Above-How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth To Become Stars.”
Rabbi Cohen speaks about graduation addresses including those of Mohamed Ali, Robert Kraft and Sheryl Sandberg. He then interviews Jesse Itzler about his new book-“Living with a Seal.” Jesse is a co-owner of the NBA Atlanta Hawks and founder of Marquis Jet which he sold to Warren Buffet for a tidy profit.
Rabbi Cohen shares his reflections and insights on the transformational life of Elie Wiesel z’l. In particular, he discusses “having issues with faith & with G-d” and battling and struggling with G-d himself. In the second segment, Rabbi Cohen has a riveting discussion with author Felice Cohen discussing her book “What Papa Told Me,” and how the suicide of her grandmother and life of her grandfather impacted her world outlook and inspired her to move into a 90 sq ft apartment of the UWS of Manhattan. The accommodations went viral on YouTube and was viewed by over 12 million viewers. Learn more about Felice and her newest book at www.felicecohen.com.
Rabbi Cohen speaks about ‘relationships’ and the key people in our lives. He shares the chapter in his book about his encounter with an Israeli taxi driver who helped him ultimately meet his spouse. He interviews Matthew Hiltzik, the CEO of Hiltzik Strategies and a leading communications guru. They discuss the value of building meaningful lasting relationships and hot to add ‘value’ in our personal and professional encounters with others.