January 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23566.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6235" align="alignright" width="115"] Jon Vroman[/caption] Jon Vroman - Speaker and Founder of Front Row Global - Highlight Here Jon Vroman is an award winning speaker and won the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities' Campus Speaker of the Year for 2012 and 2013! He is also the author of Living College Life In The Front Row, which espouses his belief in not being a spectator in life. Jon teaches his rules of power connecting, owning the reality and making it yours, being open to change, committing to your plan, and making a contribution to those around you.  In 2005, Jon founded The Front Row Foundation, which allows critical health challenged patients to “experience life in the front row.” So far, the charity has raised over $1,000,000 for over 60 life-changing experiences.       [caption id="attachment_6236" align="alignright" width="203"] Jeffrey Small[/caption] Jeffrey Small - Entrepreneur, Huffington Post writer and Author of The Breath of God: A Novel of Suspense - Highlight Here Jeffrey Small is the author of two bestselling thrillers, The Breath of God and The Jericho Deception: A Novel.  He has won the Nautilus Book Award Gold Medal and the Gold Medal for Best Suspense/Thriller by the 2013 IPPY Book Awards. We discuss how to market a fiction book, Jeff's writing process, and how to get a book published. Jeff also writes for the Huffington Post, is an acclaimed speaker and graduated from Yale, Harvard, and Oxford. He serves on the Board of Trustees at the General Theological Seminary in New York, travels extensively around the world, and runs a very large real estate holding company for the Blackstone Group.          ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23565.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6218" align="alignright" width="170"] Ido Leffler[/caption] Ido Leffler - Co-Founder and Chief Carrot Lover of Yes To Inc (Yes To Carrots) - Highlight Here Ido Leffler is co-founder of Yes to (Carrots), one of the fastest growing and the number two natural beauty brands in the world.  Launched just in 2006, the Yes To collection of products (Blueberries, Carrots, Cucumbers and Tomatoes) is sold in over 25,000 locations in 24 countries! Places like Walgreens, Target, Safeway, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Duane Reade, Kroger, Publix, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Wholefoods sell his products. Ido's parents say he was born with a business plan in his head, looks like they were right! Listen to him explain why he wears orange everyday! Watch a great video of Ido speaking here….       Tad Smith - Founder of Stagelighter - Highlight Here Tad Smith is a career actor, having played great roles around the world. And actors know how hard it is get help and guidance, especially if you grew up on an island in Canada, like Tad did! He built a great new platform for actors and industry professionals called Stagelighter, an interactive website for theater performers needing personalized advice from acting experts. There are some great topics in this interview, like the similarities between acting and entrepreneurship, growing into new verticals, and what percent conversion rate is good. And Academy Award predictions! And a video from his co-founder.        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23564.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6161" align="alignright" width="200"] Kyle Joseph[/caption] Kyle Joseph - Founder / CEO at ShopGab - Highlights Here Kyle Joseph is the founder and CEO of a Chicago based company called ShopGab. The site provided online shoppers connections with their friends to gather advice on purchases. However, the company is pivoting, and Kyle shares their thinking and plans for finding a new market. It is a rare to capture a moment like this in history, so it is so educational to hear Kyle as he describes the changes to the model. Thanks so much for sharing this, as we think it is important others hear this lesson. We wish the model the best of success! Kyle is very active in the local entrepreneurial community and we talk about that too. Learn more about his website in the following video….       [caption id="attachment_6163" align="alignright" width="136"] Andrew Ferebee[/caption] Andrew Ferebee - Founder of Knowledge For Men  - Highlights Here Andrew is the founder of the Knowledge For Men and a Public Speaker. In Knowledge For Men, his Four Pillars help men have better lives in all ways. He focuses on health, wealth, relationships and personal growth. His team of web developers, graphic artists, animators, content writers and SEO specialists help propel this social community for men. He is also a frequent speaker to college and high school students and he has been successfully investing since the age of 18. Learn more about him in this video…..       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23541.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6155" align="alignright" width="200"] Peter Voogd[/caption] Peter Voogd - Founder & CEO at RealVipSuccess - Highlights Here Peter Voogd is a serial entrepreneur that started selling on Ebay when he learned that it was more profitable than carrying sand! He is now dedicating to excellence to better serve others. His stated goal is to reach 1 million people very soon, and to do this, he focuses on helping entrepreneurs thrive. Peter went from broke to five consecutive years of 6 figure income, all before 25! With no training, he became the quickest entrepreneur to reach $1 million in sales in his company's sixty year history. In the interview, he discusses his Game Changers System that says you must be clear on what you want, then shift your circle to get that, and finally that will give the confidence needed to succeed. Great stuff, a must listen!      [caption id="attachment_6157" align="alignright" width="200"] Devin Thorpe[/caption] Devin Thorpe - Champion of Social Good, Forbes Writer, and Author of 925 Ideas to Help You Save Money, Get Out of Debt and Retire A Millionaire: So You Can Leave Your Mark on the World - Highlights Here Devin Thorpe is a champion of social good! He knows all of us can do more to be better stewards of all we have. His Forbes contributions focus on helping those "doing good in the world" and he uses his articles to cover social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Devin's books on personal finance and crowd funding are full of practical advice drawn on his time as an investment banker, CFO, treasurer, and mortgage broker, all helping people use financial resources to do better. Devin worked on the U.S. Senate Banking committee staff and you can learn more about him in this video….           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23520.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6190" align="alignright" width="160"] Peggy Andrews[/caption] Peggy Andrews - Chief Lollipop Maker at Dosha Pops - Highlights Here  Peggy Andrews is a recovering lawyer! She is now mostly devoted to bootstrapping her new Arurevic (ancient Indian medicine) candy business. For her, a new business is about a smidgen of a great idea and a lot of really hard work. Her dream is to create an  Ayurvedic lollipop company, with each flavor having a certain health benefit. There is a test on the site to see what flavor is best for you and your personality. Her first step in making all natural hard candy was extremely difficult. She studied the basics of sugar and Ayurveda with experts but the rest was up to her trial and error. Peggy loves herbal tea and all things Ayurvedic, and candy!  How you can get all at once!      [caption id="attachment_6191" align="alignright" width="225"] Alon Schwartz[/caption] Alon Schwartz - Vice President of Business Development at Find My Spot  - Highlights Here  Alon Schwartz has solved one of the world greatest problems! And that is what entrepreneurship is all about! His Partner Pillow reduces all the uncomfortable aspects of cuddling, your arm falling asleep, waking her up to roll away. Now you can sleep together all night with no arm or neck pain. The patent pending design avoids "Coyote Arm" and Alon is here to tell the story of how he got the idea, how he got the product built, and about marketing it now. Great stuff, from start to finish, a primer on building a product based business. Alon is also very active in Entrepreneurs Unpluggd, a cool organization helping entrepreneurs tell their stories.        ...