ORIGINAL LIVE BROADCAST WAS ON:
Wednesday, September 21,2011
12:00pm PST to 1:00pm PST
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Bennie Harris shared the studio with fellow Artisan's, Mr. Jim Evering and Ms. Karen Needle. Jim & Karen both shared their insight, wisdom and understanding on the idea of “Maintaining Success.” Mentors of New Thought; “Maintaining Success” with Mr. Jim Evering and Ms. Karen Needle.
As a television writer and producer, Jim's credits include "The Carol Burnett Special", starring Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg, and sitcom "Mama's Family" (he became that show's Executive Producer in 1983). In addition to his other numerous television credits, he was an Executive Producer on the CBS series, "Major Dad" and WB's "The Wayans Bros". He developed, wrote and executive produced a situation comedy series for CBS and Sanddollar Productions for Dolly Parton. Jim also directed several episodes of his series, Major Dad, as well as many theatrical and improvisational productions.
Mr. Evering wrote and directed the play "Are You Somebody?" which starred the late actress Kathleen Freeman and premiered in Los Angeles to great acclaim.
As a Licensed Religious Science Practitioner, Jim credits his ongoing success to; "taking charge of his life by being aware of his thoughts, then encouraging the thoughts that promote his good and getting rid of the thoughts that don't."
Karen Needle was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to New York City to pursue her dream of acting. Her two dreams were to be on Broadway, and to appear as a regular on a soap opera, both of which came to fruition. She appeared with Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich in the revival of "Death of A Salesman" and starred in the ABC soap opera "The Edge Of Night", as well as a stint on "Ryan's Hope" during the 80's.
Karen's singing career included roles in National tours of Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma, Grease, Tintypes, Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Annie, as well as singing on several cruise ships.
In 1993 she moved to Los Angeles, changed hats and became an Associate Producer on "The Judge Judy" Show from 2002-2007.
Karen now runs her own successful audience business, called Elite Audiences, currently filling seats for such shows as, Judge Judy, Judge Joe Brown, Divorce Court, Judge Alex and Swift Justice to name a few.