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Shut Up And GRIND with Robert B. Foster

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Shut Up and Grind with Robert B. Foster is dedicated to telling and sharing inspirational stories that not only evoke emotions but also motivate others to carve success-enabling paths of their own. With his own tale to tell, this power player is currently making significant strides in the lives of i… read more

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Episode #167 - Breaking through barriers in the workplace

Joining the show is Diane Strand!

Diane Strand is an award-winning Executive Producer at JDS Studios and the TV show Spirit of Innovation, the first Riverside County local news and information program. She is the majority owner of JDS Video & Media Productions, Inc / JDS Actors Studio and the founder of nonprofit JDS Creative Academy, she is also a published author who talks about entrepreneurship, and providing pathways for career opportunities in the visual, performing and digital arts. Diane's passion for Workforce Development in the arts, led her to write two approved curriculums for video production. One is a Title 17 program designed for adults with developmental disabilities. The other is a California State approved apprenticeship program for college graduates. These programs provide Hands-On training and paid?supported internship opportunities, designed to breakdown barriers to gainful employment in video production, post production and acting. Diane's prior career life holds credits from A-List shows like; General Hospital, Friends, Veronica's Closet and building the high-def control room at Staples Center, for the last 17 years Diane has been a successful entrepreneur of her own, a multi-award winning production company, working with clients like Abbott Vascular, City of Temecula, Cal State San Marcos and United Healthcare Services to name a few. Diane has launched over 100 video and acting careers into the mainstream entertainment and video production industry. She sets out to provide H.O.P.E. which Diane defines as; Helping One Person Everyday!  https://www.facebook.com/DianeStrand.JDS

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