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Giovanni Feroce interviewed by Patricia Raskin, Positive Business
November 8, 2013Patricia Raskin WPRO

Alex and Ani CEO, Giovanni Feroce, was recently interviewed by radio host, Patricia Raskin, of Positive Business. The two discussed Path of Life: Why I Wear My Alex and Ani, a collection of stories from fans that Feroce and Corporate Historian, Cyd McKenna, compiled. The stories are powerful accounts of inspiration and triumph, describing how Alex and Ani has helped them in some way.

Raskin is a believer in keeping a positive outlook in all aspects of life, and this is evident in her latest radio show, Positive Dating. The show aims to examine the complex world of dating today and how to navigate it to achieve the desired outcome. When we first heard about the show, we immediately saw a connection with our own philosophy of embracing the power of positive energy. Raskin said,
“I am very excited about this program…There is a lot of interest in this topic, and I know that many single people, like me, are confused about dating today – dating etiquette, online dating, all the do’s an don’ts, how and where to meet people, and so many other topics. We will address all of that on the program…My Positive Dating show is for the listeners. Their thoughts, views and opinions are important to the content of the show, and my goal is to have candid conversations with callers, my co-hosts, and some great guests to help with guidance for all of us.”

Raskin has two other radio shows: WPRO-AM’s Patricia Raskin Positive Living™ and WPRV-AM’s Positive Business. 
She is a nationally recognized multi-media radio talk show host, award-winning producer, media coach, speaker and author.

Positive Dating airs on News Talk 630 and 99.7 FM WPRO on Saturday nights from 7pm-9pm. Be sure to tune in for the following upcoming guests:

November 9, 2013 – Kevin Millonzi: owner and head chef at Millonzi’s Bar and Grille in West Warwick, RI.
November 16, 2013 – Alex Bering: author, trainer, and the new Area Manager for Dale Carnegie Training.
- See more at: http://www.alexandani.com/blog/

SHARK TANK'S Kevin O'Leary To Interview On WPRV's Positive Business Radio with Patricia Raskin Oct. 5th
Posted 10/1/12

Kevin O'Leary, host of ABC's Shark Tank, will appear, live, on Patricia Raskin Positive Business on WPRV-AM790 on October 5th at 3pm.

O'Leary, one of the country's most successful business entrepreneurs, as well as a star on CBC's Dragons' Den and ABC's Shark Tank, will discuss his new book, "Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money, and Life", where he "reveals the secrets that made him rich and shares his personal advice for readers from every walk of life." O'Leary is the founder of SoftKey (later The Learning Company), the global leader in educational kids' software, negotiating its sale to Mattel for $4.2 billion. He has successfully co-founded, funded, and sold numerous companies in a range of industries, including storage, entertainment, and finance, and is Chairman of O'Leary Funds, a $1.7 billion mutual fund company. He is also the co-host of CBC's Lang & O'Leary Exchange and Discovery Channel's Project Earth, and the host CBC's new reality series, Kevin O'Leary's Redemption Inc.

A limited number of caller questions will be taken - to listen in over the internet go to www.790business.com. To suggest a question, email Raskin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Raskin, president of Raskin Resources has two radio programs, WPRO-AM's Positive Living which airs on Saturdays from 3-5pm and WPRV's Positive Business which airs on Fridays from 3-5pm. Her latest radio program will launch on November 1st on WSAR Radio, 1480AM on Fridays from 10am to noon. Raskin is also a motivational speaker and coach. For more information go to: www.patriciaraskin.com.

Guest Expert Coaching Leads Doctor to Host Nationally Syndicated Radio Program
Dr. Will Aguila, nationally known Weight Loss Expert and author of "Why I Don't Lose Weight"
5/10/12 12:25 PM

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island – No matter how proficient one may be in his profession, a broadcast interview can be a daunting experience. When the “on-air” light goes on, nerves supersede knowledge and focus flies out the window. Patricia Raskin ensures this does not happen.

Raskin M.Ed “The Radio Host Coach” owns Raskin Resources, an independent media broadcasting company which produces network and internet radio programs and provides radio coaching for talk show hosts and guest experts. She has a proven track record for helping budding radio hosts and guest experts create goals for interviews, deliver messages efficiently and effectively, know how to direct and redirect questions, and develop an individual style.

When Will Aguila, M.D., a weight loss expert and speaker began to promote his book, Why I Don’t Lose Weight, he had numerous opportunities to appear on radio programs as a guest expert. Although a confident public speaker, radio was a new medium for him. Dr. Aguila recognized that his interview style required guidance.

By James J. Gillis. Newport Daily News staff.
June 28-29, 2008

She found her voice, audience in online radio
October 13, 2008
By Denise Perreault - PBN Staff Writer

Patricia Raskin always has been a pioneer. People laughed at her in 1982 when, as a teacher and guidance counselor living in Rockport, Mass., she began a public affairs show on what was then a new medium, cable television, to help viewers solve problems in their everyday lives.

She's got good news, and good news
Newport This Week
December 26, 2008
by Tom Shevlin

NEWPORT — Facing the prospects of a long winter and a dismal economy, it may seem hard to focus on life’s blessings. But with the New Year upon us, one local radio talk show host says now may be the perfect time to focus on the positives. Meet Patricia Raskin, a recent Newport transplant and a beacon on positive thinking.
A positive Jewish voice in R.I. talk radio
The Jewish Voice and Herald
February 6, 2009
by Richard Asinoff

EAST PROVIDENCE – In the kvetching landscape of talk radio in Rhode Island, Patricia Raskin’s two hours of “Positive Living” on WPRO on Sunday afternoons, from noon to 2 p.m., is a growing force on the local airwaves.
Newport Talk Radio Host Finding Her Voice Online Providence Journal
Feb. 22
by Richard Salit

NEWPORT showtime. Patricia Raskin pulls her laptop near and dons an operator-style headset, the kind with a microphone attached to earphones. Every Monday, she sits at this dining room table, all alone in her condo in a Newport triple decker, and talks about staying positive.

Talk show host who accentuates the Positive has moved to East Greenwich

By Abby Fox

To Patricia Raskin, a newly-arrived East Greenwich resident with her own radio show, “Patricia Raskin Positive Living,” a Johnny Mercer song from the 1940s such as “Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative” isn’t just an old slogan; it’s her raison d’être, the very force behind her interviews with celebrities.

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