Spirituality and Leadership: How do they work together?

Our special guests, Hal Eisenberg and Patricia Budhan will discuss Spirituality and Leadership. Check Out Self Help Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Bare It All on BlogTalkRadio Patricia Budhan is from Queens, New York and is currently studying pre-med at Hofstra University with aspirations of being a cardiologist. She is also a Program Director for the non-profit organization called Windows of Opportunity and is coordinating a program called Shortstack. Shortstack is a self-esteem program that aims to break the rules [...]

Windows of Opportunity: A Talk with Hal Eisenberg

You. Better. With Julia Maddox. Two weeks ago I had the honor of interviewing one of the great leaders of New York City, Hal Eisenberg.  The work his non-profit organization, Windows of Opportunity, has done for the youth of Queens is nothing short of exceptional. How does he do it? He walks the walk and he talks the talk, and he invites the youth of Queens to do the same. With successful programs like Rock Ur Heart Out, the Shortstack Modeling Program, WOO Films, and The Inner [...]

Meet Olivia Mignone: Unreasonable Woman Hall of Fame Inductee

Let me start this blog post by declaring that I know next to nothing about fashion. I own three pairs of earrings and only one ring – my wedding ring. My wardrobe primarily consists of black clothing and I wear nothing but sensible shoes. The only pair of heels I’ve purchased over the past decade were for my wedding and somehow I lost them at the reception. I don’t miss them.

Leadership Interview with WOO Executive Director, Hal Eisenberg

[wpcol_2third id=”” class=”” style=””] 1.    What is your current position at your organization? Founder/Executive Director   2.    What has been the biggest obstacle you have had to overcome over the last 5 years in your leadership role? Our biggest obstacle is the knowledge that our programs can truly shift the way we educate and empower youth in a positive way, but because we are still considered “new” as an eight-year-old organization, we have a lot of difficulty in securing consistent funding.   3.    What solutions have you put into place [...]

Building Bridges Promo Video

Creating intercultural communication to foster peace. Building Bridges written & produced by Queen Rose & Mark A Lowe Executive produced by Queen Rose & Marvels ‘Magic’ Marvelous Royal Records, 2010 A Queen Rose, Inc. Production In association with Windows of Opportunity, Inc. For more info on Building Bridges, please visit

Shortstack Leader

Olivia Mignone Home: Bayside Age: 20 Height: 5’1″ Weight: 100 lbs Stats: 34-24-34 When she was just a freshman in High School, Olivia Mignone had known for years that she wanted to be a model. She practiced her strut, took good care of herself and was ready for the runway. Except she was too short. “It was just something I’ve always been interested in,” Olivia said. “I was always obsessed with fashion magazines, TV shows and fashion shows.” As a petite model, she started participating in charity fashion [...]