EPISODE 1: THE CHOICE-FULL FAMILY PROJECT

In Episode 1, developmental and educational psychologist, Dr. Rob Reiher, and host Wayne Yercha, introduce parents and families to a power they call Choice-Fullness. They explain why helping children become more Choice-Full (increasing Awareness, Ability, and Control) is the key to protecting and preparing them for a fulfilling future in our accelerating digital world.  Their […]

EPISODE 2: WHY NOISE IS SUCH A THREAT TO OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE

In Episode 2, Wayne and Rob talk about the troubling effect of NOISE (Distraction, Distortion, Disruption, and Overload) on our children, and how Noise is hi-jacking their ability to make wise choices.  They discuss brain re-wiring, attention span, the emotional promise in marketing, relative value systems, disrupted relationships, and the Cycle of Noise.

EPISODE 4: DEVELOPING OUR CHILDREN’S HIGH BRAIN

In Episode 4, Wayne and Rob discuss a crucial cornerstone of Choice-Fullness – high braindevelopment.  They talk about neuro marketing, emotional brain stimuli, and the critical interplay between biology, psychology and culture.

EPISODE 5: TAKING BACK OUR TIME

In Episode 5, Rob and Wayne talk about TIME – our most precious commodity.  They introduce a new approach (Time Design) that helps us value the quality of our time, and discuss the five types of time – TCB (Taking Care of Business) Time, Toxic Time, Coping Time, Enrichment Time, and Inner Time.      […]

EPISODE 8: A NEW KIND OF BALANCE FOR THE AGE OF NOISE

In Episode 8, Wayne and Rob talk about a new kind of balance – one that is essential in today’s accelerating digital world.  They discuss inside and outside communication, cognitive load, digital versus real life, and creating happiness, meaning, and fulfillment in the Age of Noise.

EPISODE 9: LIFE CHOICE SKILL #1 -CENTERPOINT COMMUNICATION

In Episode 9, Rob and Wayne introduce the first of a critical set of proactive self-management skills they call, Life-Choice Skills.  They discuss how CenterPoint Communication(Life-Choice Skill #1) relates to critical thinking, job skills, freelancing, the consumer worldview, our inner sense of play, and the power of stories.

EPISODE 10: INNERTAINMENT – OPENING THE DOOR TO LIFE-CHOICE SKILLS

In Episode 10, Wayne and Rob introduce parents to a unique family-friendly method designed to help them better understand, motivate, and communicate with their children – in order to develop Choice-Fullness.  They discuss Innertainment, the Motivational Theatre, direct vs indirect communication, and the Family Story Team.

EPISODE 12: THE INNER I.Q. – DEVELOPING OUR CHILDREN’S CHARACTER

In Episode 12, Adrienne Principe (mom of four, and founder of Turning Life On) joins Rob and Wayne as they explore the first three dimensions of THE INNER IQ, a powerful new tool designed to help strengthen parent/child communication and connection. #1. INNER I.Q. MODEL

EPISODE 21: PARENT COACH AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT EXPERT, KAREN LOCK KOLP

In Episode 21, Rob and Wayne talk with author and child development expert, Karen Lock Kolp, host of “THE WE TURNED OUT OK PODCAST”.  Together, they draw on Karen’s extensive expertise as a parent coach to provide families with practical advice that every parent and family can benefit from.  

EPISODE 22: JEAN ROGERS, DIRECTOR OF THE CHILDREN’S SCREEN TIME ACTION NETWORK

In Episode 22, Wayne and Rob talk with family screen time specialist, Jean Rogers, author of the book, “KIDS UNDER FIRE”, and the director of the Children’s Screen Time Action Network.  They discuss four trade-offs that today’s children and families are being compelled to make due to the escalating impact of tech, media, and consumerism.  These four trade-offs […]

EPISODE 25: DR. TINA PAYNE BRYSON – “THE POWER OF SHOWING UP”

In Episode 25, Wayne and Rob talk with child development specialist and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Tina Payne Bryson. They discuss her important new book, “The Power of Showing Up” (with Dr. Dan Siegel), and get her valuable insights on the four crucial building blocks of a child’s healthy development, which Dr. Byson and Dr. Seigel call […]

EPISODE 26: TIFFANY SHLAIN…EMMY NOMINATED FILMMAKER, CO-FOUNDER OF CHARACTER DAY

In EPISODE 26, Wayne and Rob talk with Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and creator of the Webby Awards, Tiffany Shlain.  Tiffany has been described by Newsweek as “one of the women shaping the 21st Century”.  She’s the co-founder of 50/50 Day, Character Day, and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.  Her films have been translated into […]

EPISODE 28: JOHN REID – C.E.O. AND FOUNDER OF “WE ARE SKY”

In EPISODE 28, Wayne and Rob talk with John Reid, the founder and CEO of the pro-social, elevated branding company, WE ARE SKY. They discuss John’s experiences with racial injustice growing up as a person of color in Oakland, California, as well as the effect of such experiences on the development of self-identity, and how certain power […]