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January Jones – Trust The Journey

January Jones-Trust the Journey

January Jones welcomes Tom Ingrassia and Jared Chrudimsky co-author’s of When One Door Closes: Overcoming Adversity By Following Your Dreams sharing true life stories of people who have overcome insurmountable obstacles in order to live their dreams. Today’s interview will be with Shandirai Mawokomatanda entitled Trust The Journey dealing with molestation and low self-esteem.

January Jones welcomes  Tom Ingrassia “The Motown Historian” 

Meet Tom Ingrassia

Tom Ingrassia is a motivational speaker, writer and Motown historian. In 2001, Tom left a successful, 25-year career in higher education to pursue his lifelong dream of working in the entertainment industry, with the formation of Ingrassia Productions and Artist Management. Along the way, he had the opportunity to work with many of the legendary singers he grew up listening to and idolizing in the 1960s, including Arlene Smith (The Chantels), Barbara Alston (The Crystals), June Monteiro (The Toys), The Velvelettes, and Carl Gardner (The Coasters).  The highlight, however, was serving as Executive Assistant and Creative Director for Mary Wilson, of The Supremes, from 2001-05.

MA Motown Historian

Photo by Scott Erb Photography

Today, Tom is president of The MotivAct Group LLC, offering holistic personal and professional development programs designed to guide his audiences to live into their dreams. An in-demand speaker, Tom travels the country with his motivational/goal setting program, “Mental Massage®” and “Making A Difference Begins With YOU…So Live Into Your Dreams,” and pop culture programs, “Motown and The Civil Rights Movement” and “Girl Power: The Supremes As Cultural Icons.”

An accomplished music journalist, Tom has more than 25 articles printed in publications ranging from Billboard, Worcester Business JournalSpirit of Change,Goldmine, and Record Auction Monthly, to Soul Survivor and San Francisco Hot Ticket. In 2007, Tom collaborated with Barbara Alston (of The Crystals) on her autobiography, “There’s No Other,” and Carl Gardner’s (of The Coasters) autobiography, “Yakey Yak, I Fought Back.”

Tom Ingrassiawith Mary Wilson and Barbara Ingrassia

Tom & Barbara Ingrassia with Mary Wilson at Boston’s Fleet Center, 1997. Photo courtesy Thomas Ingrassia Collection.

Tom has been a consultant to a number of entertainment and media outlets, including The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, WCVB-TV (Boston), WBZ-TV (Boston), WHDH-TV, (Boston), and WXYZ-TV (Detroit). He has appeared on television and radio shows around the country, including “New England Newsmakers,” “Audio Journal,” “The January Jones Show,” “Ramona Interviews,” “The Boomer and The Babe,” and “Soapbox.” In 2002 and 2004, he worked closely with The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to coordinate The Legendary Girl Groups Commemorative Stamps unveiling ceremony, and “Reflections: The Mary Wilson Supremes Gown Collection.”

Memorabilia from the Thomas Ingrassia Collection has been exhibited at the Whitley Gallery (Los Angeles), Barbican Centre (London), Lockhart Gallery (Geneseo, NY), Albany Institute of Art and History, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum (Austin).

Berea College poster

Courtesy Berea College

Tom’s speaking engagements have included the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester Art Museum, Berea College Distinguished Speaker Series, Alice Lloyd College, Albany Institute of Art and History, State University of New York, the Long Island Museum, Cape Cod Community College, Worcester Public Library, Jacob Edwards Library, North Shore Community College, Northern Essex Community College, Massasoit Community College, Worcester State University, Leominster Public Library, Worcester Institute for Senior Education, and the Valencia Men’s Club.

Prior to entering the entertainment industry in 2001, Tom spent 25 years in higher education and private industry, achieving the position of assistant dean of the Graduate School of Management at Clark University. He also has been affiliated with Assumption College, Regis College, Urbana College, West Virginia Northern Community College, and the State Mutual Companies. Tom earned his bachelor of arts degree in history from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He holds a master of arts degree in history from  the University of Connecticut.

Tom lives by the motto, “Learn from the turtle—it only makes progress when it sticks its neck out.”

The MotivAct Group

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Are you eager to develop a roadmap to guide you from where you are today to where you want to be?

Will this be the year when everything falls into place, just the way you envisioned it?

Are you searching for a vehicle to break through the roadblocks and detours that have sidetracked you on life’s highway?

We’re the MotivAct Group. Our holistic approach to personal and professional development has helped clients from all walks of life overcome formerly intractable obstacles as they pursue their personal and professional goals. And we’re confident we can help you.

January Jones – How To Attract Men

January Jones – How To Attract Men

Leonardo Bustos

Leonardo Bustos has just finished creating a unique and revolutionary that is destined to become the way most couples will meet in the future. He first became well known as a relationship and dating expert in 1981, when he wrote and published his first book, “How To Attract Men and Keep Them Interested”, followed by “How To Attract Women and Keep Them Interested” under the writer’s name Steven Zapman.

They can still be found on Amazon.com and other online book stores. At the time, he was featured in many publications like Playboy, Cosmopolitan, the L.A. Times and many other journals too numerous to mention. He also generated lots of media attention on many radio and television stations – the most prominent being a weekly spot on a syndicated radio program called “Something You Should Know”

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January Jones – The Art and Craft of Writing

January Jones – The Art and Craft of Writing

Antoinette Kuritz

 

Antoinette Kuritz Book Developer, Publicist, Media Coach, author, Publishing Guru and  Founder of the LaJolla Writers Conference …is up-to-her-keyboard in the art craft and business of writing.  Former educator and bookseller, Antoinette turned her love of words into a multi-media enterprise, taking writers from inspiration to publication; and representing authors from new to New York Times Bestsellers.
 
Antoinette has inspired Chicken Soup mogul Mark Victor Hanson, launched the national career of psychic medium John Edward, worked with Carl Reiner and Betty White.