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Welcome to the Silvers Connection, a video podcast hosted by CSUSB MBA Director Ernie Silvers! The events of the past year have changed life as we know it, and navigating through this new landscape can be challenging. Fear not! The Silvers Connection is here with expert advice from industry leading professionals on the power of resilience, self-care, courage, and much more! Tune in every other Thursday for new episodes and valuable insights to help harness the power of YOU!

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Epsiode 16 feat. Jackee McNitt Engles

So, you want to be a consultant? It may not be as easy as you think! Join Ernie and special guest Jackee McNitt Engles as they dive in to the world of consulting in an all new episode of the Silvers Connection!

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Episode 15 feat. Connie McReynolds

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (and a bunch of other stuff, too)?! Tune in for the next episode of the Silvers Connection as Ernie chats with special guest Connie McReynolds about just how amazing our brains really are and what they’re capable of!

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Episode 14 feat. Jessica Villalobos

Self care is selfish, right? WRONG! Join Ernie as he and special guest Jessica Villalobos bust the 5 myths of self care and give you easy techniques to enhance your well being and unlock your full potential!

Danielle Thomas

Episode 13 feat. Danielle Thomas

Join Ernie as he talks with Danielle Thomas, Director of PSG Orange County, about tips on connecting with the best recruiters, making yourself stand out above the rest, and landing your dream job! If you’ve been looking for everything there is to know about job recruiting, look no further!

Roger Woolsey

Episode 12 feat. Roger Woolsey

Tune in with Roger Woolsey, Executive Director of CSUSB's Campus Career Center, and find out how to embrace technology and best prepare for your new career!

Dr. Daniel Thornburg

Episode 11 feat. Dr. Christopher Thornberg

Was the Federal stimulus package a good idea? Is the economy really broken? For how long? Find out on this episode of the Silvers Connection as Ernie and special guest Dr. Christopher Thornberg of Beacon Economics have a fast-paced discussion on the COVID economy!

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Episode 10 feat. Johanna Smith

There's no room for improv in the professional world, right? Wrong! Join Ernie as he talks with special guest Johanna Smith, professor of Theatre Education at CSUSB, about the Art of Improv and why learning improv can be a huge asset to have in your professional toolbox. The phrase \"fake it till you make it\" will never be the same!

Bruce Englan

Episode 9 feat. Bruce Tulgan

Want to be the "go-to" person in your organization without having to over-commit? Ever wondered when the right time was to say "no"? Do you want to lead from wherever you are? Of course you do! Make sure to tune in for a new episode of the Silvers Connection Podcast as Ernie speaks with bestselling author, speaker, and founder/chairman of Rainmaker Thinking, Bruce Tulgan, about his new book "The Art of Being Indispensable at Work".

Janise Graham

Episode 8 feat. Janise Graham

Ernie speaks with Janise Graham, Founder of Entrepreneur's Insurance Services and President of NAWBO, about the 5 Myths about Women in Business.