February 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24195.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6715" align="alignright" width="200"] Alexandra Levit[/caption] Alexandra Levit - Business and Workplace Speaker and Consultant and Author of They Don't Teach Corporate in College - Highlight Here Alexandra Levit is author of one of the most used business books around. Her They Don't Teach Corporate in College is used by colleges around the country now! It is great info for the twenty something about how to act appropraitely in the corporate world. Alexandra writes for the New York Times, has authored several others books, including the bestselling How'd You Score That Gig?, and is a frequent national media spokesperson. She has appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, CNBC, Forbes, NPR, CNN, ABC News, the AP, and Glamour. Money Magazine's Online Career named her Expert of the Year and her alma mater gave her their prestigious Emerging Leader Award.       [caption id="attachment_6720" align="alignright" width="200"] Gail Haynes[/caption] Gail Haynes - Author of The Lemonade Stand Millionaire - Highlight Here Gail Haynes started her first business when she was just a young teen, but she will admit, she did not learn the financial skills she need until decades later. Suddenly a single mom, she realized her daughters were missing the same skills. So she set about getting P&L savvy to run her horse ranch business and to help her daughters. The result was her book The Lemonade Stand Millionaire which will teach parents to raise fiscally aware and prepared kids. Learn all the tricks and tools this single mom used to raise two smart business ladies while growing her own empire!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24176.mp3 [caption id="attachment_6692" align="alignright" width="165"] Dr. Ed Anhalt[/caption] Dr. Ed Anhalt - President of Banking On Kids and Founder of Just Like Downtown - Highlight Here Dr. Ed Anhalt is a prestigious Professor with a doctoral degree from Rutgers University. Seeing a huge problem with savings in the US, Dr. Anhalt started an organization called Banking On Kids. By opening student-run-banks in schools, it helps kids become fiscally prudent. The program helps students set financial habits early. His marketing organization, Just Like Downtown, organized contests for the best frozen custard, fish fry, and pizza. He even sold the stadium sod after a World Series win. Not your normal Professor! See what this type of program can do...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24149.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6684" align="alignright" width="192"] Joe Pulizzi[/caption] Joe Pulizzi - Founder at Content Marketing Institute, Author of Epic Content Marketing, Speaker & Entrepreneur - Highlight Here Joe Pulizzi is a content marketing expert. He helps companies to grow profits by creating better content. Joe is one of the founders of the movement, and his Content Marketing Institute is the online resource for those interested in content marketing. Joe coined the term "content marketing" back in 2001. His Content Marketing World is the premier event for content marketing. His book, Epic Content Marketing (McGraw-Hill), was named one of the top five business books of 2013 by Fortune magazine.       [caption id="attachment_6682" align="alignright" width="183"] Rashid Brown[/caption] Rashid Brown - Author of Careergonomics - Speaker - Named Outstanding Georgia Citizen by the Secretary of State of Georgia - Highlight Here Rashid Brown started as a bass player, and still plays at the highest levels. After a stellar career for Fortune 500 companies, he was compelled to mastermind of Careergonomics. His message has been featured at universities around the US and on ABC, TV57, Comcast Cable TV 27, NPR All Things Concerned, and SOVO. His firm was one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For by the National Association For Business Resources.  Today, Rashid is Founder of Kingdom Fortunes Development Group, leaders meeting the growing economic demand for human development.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24126.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6725" align="alignright" width="200"] larry-benet[/caption] Larry Benet - CEO of Speaker and Author Networking Group, Author of The Connection Triangle - Highlight Here Larry Benet says our level of success is determined by our connections! He has achieved great success by harnessing the power of connectivity. Look at any of his pages to see him with Presidents (like Clinton, not a university president!) and leaders from around the world. His SANG group (Speakers and Author’s Networking Group) is a tightly-knit collection of over 1,000 famous, professional speakers, like Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Peter Guber, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, and Paula Abdul. His Thought Leaders Summits bring together top minds in business and humanitarian causes to focus on challenges facing the world today, resulting in millions of dollars of charitable fundraising and the creation of several new business partnerships that netted tens of millions of deal-flow, created hundreds of jobs, and grew long-lasting personal relationships. Larry Benet Consulting helps select businesses to learn the most powerful ways to connect effectively.       [caption id="attachment_6651" align="alignright" width="168"] Sean Mabey[/caption] Sean Mabey - Director of Small Business Strategy and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank - Highlight Here Sean Mabey is the Director of Small Business Strategy with Wells Fargo, and he "wakes up in the morning" to help small businesses grow. He has been a good friend to the show and this is his fourth appearance, we think. Today, we are talking about the latest Gallop Poll of Small Business Owners and some interesting data about anticipated retirement in the US. What percent of small business owners plan to retire and what percent plan to continue to work? Listen in to see! Also, we talk about the availability of cash for small businesses and how to get it. Some great advice on building a long term banking relationship.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24099.mp3   Lenny Di Bari - Owner of HIT eCigs - Highlight Here Lenny Di Bari thought the idea of an electric cigarette was crazy and had no interest in the business when presented to him.  But when forced to study it, he realized it could be great. Especially at getting people off cigarettes. To him, the health benefits are the greatest reason to do this business. Lenny's products are tobacco free, but when you inhale, an “ejuice” with one of several flavorings and nicotine is heated, creating water vapor. You can decrease the nicotine levels to zero over time, and they offer several strengths designed to help you quit. Lenny is helping others and making money, love it!      [caption id="attachment_6646" align="alignright" width="200"] Jeffrey Baumgartner[/caption] Jeffrey Baumgartner - Creativity Leader & Speaker - Highlight Here Jeffrey Baumgartner believes brainstorming is broken, and the data supports him! A tool that we have all used for 60 years has been proven to be ineffective, and Jeffrey is with us to present the evidence behind the claim, and more importantly to show other, better tools! He speaks on creativity and innovation around the world. Jeffrey is working on Anticonventional Thinking (ACT) and Cosmic Creativity, two new approaches to creative thinking. Recently, he has spoken in the USA, UK, Belgium, Poland, China, Dubai, India, and Saudi Arabia. Jeffrey also writes fiction (creative, get it?) and his latest book is The Insane Journey, a science fiction humor novel.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24059.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6558" align="alignright" width="200"] Eric Holtzclaw[/caption] Eric Holtzclaw - Entrepreneur, Radio Host, and Author of Laddering: Unlocking the Potential of Consumer Behavior - Highlight Here Eric Holtzclaw is a serial entrepreneur having founded several companies, including one of the first profitable Internet enterprises. One of his companies, User Insight, appeared on the Inc. 5000 list three years in a row. He is the Founder/CSO of Laddering Works, a marketing strategy firm. A sought after speaker on consumer behavior and entrepreneurship, he is co-host of the weekly radio show The “Better You” Project. Eric writes a column, Lean Forward, for Inc.com. Eric’s book 'Laddering:Unlocking the Potential of Consumer Behavior' is about making better teams and creating better products.       [caption id="attachment_6563" align="alignright" width="200"] Faisal Hoque[/caption] Faisal Hoque - Founder at SHADOKA, Entrepreneur, Author of Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability - Highlight Here Faisal Hoque left Bangladesh when he was 17 years old and is now a 6 book author, serial entrepreneur, and thought leader. He is the founder of SHADOKA and other companies. His newest book is about how creativity, innovation and sustainability all interconnect. He worked at GE and writes for Fast Company and Huffington Post. He has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and BusinessWeek.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24034.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6551" align="alignright" width="160"] Scott Shickler[/caption] Scott Shickler - Founder and CEO of  Excent Corporation  and Author of The 7 Mindsets To Live Your Ultimate Life - Highlight Here Scott Shickler is one of the leading experts on youth entrepreneurship. The Wall Street Journal referred to him as 'a serial and parallel entrepreneur' because of the number of businesses he founded. His businesses have grossed almost $40 million in things from software to seminars to real estate to restaurants. He is the author or coauthor of 8 books including, most prominently The 7 Mindsets to Live Your Ultimate Life. Scott was featured on CNN, ABC, NBC, and in The New York Times. He is currently the CEO and founder of Excent Corporation, an education company serving millions of students throughout the world.     [caption id="attachment_6554" align="alignright" width="200"] Matthew J Peters[/caption] Matthew Peters - Video Marketing Authority & Founder at Expert Video Empire - Highlight Here and Here This is Matthew Peters' second time on the show!  We used his advice and saw sales grow immediately, and so wanted to make sure all our listeners heard his great advice. Today, he is with us to talk about best practices for YouTube marketing. He was just a high school student when he founded Expert Video Empire to training small businesses, entrepreneurs, and other professionals on how to use video to grow sales. Great stuff!          ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24007.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6542" align="alignright" width="150"] Joanne Lipman[/caption] Joanne Lipman - Journalist and Co-author of Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations - Highlight Here Joanne Lipman is an unparalleled resume! She was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Conde Nast Portfolio magazine and the Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal, the first woman in that position.  Coverage she supervised earned three Pulitzer prizes. Joanne is appears on CNN, CNBC, CBS and other outlets. Along with co-author, Melanie Kupchynsky, her new book, Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations, tells about her childhood teacher and the incredible impact a great teach can make!       [caption id="attachment_6545" align="alignright" width="200"] Michael Ray Dresser[/caption] Michael Dresser - Veteran Media Professional and Radio Host of Dresser after Dark - Highlight Here Michael Dresser is a pioneer in the development of talk radio. Starting in Fairbanks, Michael began on a Saturday night at 10:00 pm, reading from a script. He threw away the script, and now 30,000 interviews later, Michael is one of the industry leaders. On his show, The Michael Dresser show, he is well known for getting to the heart of the issue at hand. As the former owner of many successful businesses, Michael now devotes his time to his show and helping others be great on the radio.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23983.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6531" align="alignright" width="200"] Lynn Serafinn[/caption] Lynn Serafinn - Founder and Director at 7 Graces Project - Highlight Here Lynn Serafinn is author of the number one bestseller "The 7 Graces of Marketing — How to Heal Humanity and the Planet by Changing the Way We Sell" and a certified, award-winning coach. She is also author of "Tweep-e-licious! 158 Twitter Tips & Strategies for Writers, Social Entrepreneurs & Changemakers Who Want to Market their Business Ethically." Lynn was named one of the Top 100 Marketing Authors by Social Media Magazine and was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Brit Writers Awards. At her 7 Graces Project, her goal is to help grow a new generation of passionate entrepreneurs who want to market in an ethical way. Her advice on ethical marketing is amazing stuff!       [caption id="attachment_6535" align="alignright" width="150"] Ebong Eka[/caption] Ebong Eka - CPA, Tax and Small Business Expert and Author of Start Me Up!: The No-Business-Plan Business Plan - Highlight Here Ebong Eka is a tax and small business guru who regularly appears on all the networks, for example, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, NBC and CNN. He was briefly on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of DC”! His new book, “Start Me Up!, published by Career Press, is clear, simple guide to starting a business.  As a certified public accountant, former professional basketball player in Europe and one of DC’s best dressed men, he has a deep, reach background to help your small business.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/23957.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6490" align="alignright" width="155"] Eric Strait[/caption] Eric Strait - CEO of Strait PR & Host/Chief Editor at TechHustlers.com - Highlight Here Eric Strait is the CEO of Strait PR, a digital marketing firm that is trying to disrupt the PR industry with their performance-only based fees that max out at $2,300. So for much, much less than most Public Relations firms, his award winning editorial team will write your story, publish the press releases, and guarantee over 200 press mentions. As someone that has gotten lots of PR on my own, the idea of getting 200 mentions is mouth-watering! Eric is also Co-founder and Chief Editor of TechHustlers.com, a platform featuring articles, podcasts, and interviews with tech newcomers and world-renown tech entrepreneurs around the world. Eric love to ask the question 'how did you fail?' and finds that by learning from your setbacks, you prepare for even greater success.        [caption id="attachment_6492" align="alignright" width="200"] Suzanne Evans[/caption] Suzanne Evans - Founder of Suzanne Evans Coaching - Highlight Here Suzanne Evans was a secretary and realized that her life was not what she wanted, and within three years was able to turn that into a seven figure income. She says it's impossible to make a completely fresh start and instead you should change the small things around you, which will eventually lead you to the path of true change. Change can only happen one thing at a time and the first step is getting accounting of your money. Today she coaches over 30,000 women and her philanthropic arm, Help More People, has been helping to just over $2000 a month, no matter how many hits orwomen across the country.           ...