March 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24825.mp3 [caption id="attachment_7162" align="alignright" width="200"] Jason Dowd[/caption] Jason Dowd - Producer at AMFM 247 Radio Network and Author - Highlight Here Jason Dowd is the Executive Producer of  a new radio network called AMFM 247. They are internet based but have also got 6 terrestrial stations too, and are adding more! The show was recently added to the lineup! Jason also owns Your Publicity Company, a national PR firm for musicians and entertainers. He has won numerous awards for his photographic work and shot photos for prestigious events. In 2012, Jason released his first book "A Haunted Soul" a recollection of his life dealing with the paranormal.      [caption id="attachment_7288" align="alignright" width="273"] Evan Berman, Alex Portin & Connor Feuille[/caption] Evan Berman - CEO and Co-Founder of Frava Evan Berman and two buddies met at a college cafeteria, all caffeinated up, but feeling the crash after a long study session. They knew there had to be a better mousetrap, er, we mean drink! Synthetic caffeine is used in most sodas and energy drinks, and can be addictive and harmful. Frava uses only natural sources of caffeine from green coffee beans, which can increase brain functionality and mental alertness. Evan shares his great story with us and makes us want to switch drinks!      [caption id="attachment_7167" align="alignright" width="200"] Barry Moltz[/caption] Barry Moltz - Consultant, Speaker, Author, Getting Small Business Unstuck in sales, marketing, customer service, and finance. - Highlight Here Barry Moltz started small businesses with a great deal of success, and failure! He successfully sold his last operating business and now he finds growth by unlocking businesses' long forgotten potential. Barry has discovered how to get business owners unstuck after decades of solving problems in his own businesses. Now as a speaker, author and consultant, Barry helps businesses with sales, finance, marketing, customer service, and people management.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24758.mp3 [caption id="attachment_7133" align="alignright" width="200"] Beate Chelette[/caption] Beate Chelette - CEO at Chelette Enterprises, Inc. - Highlight Here Beate Chelette was on the show just before Christmas as part of Female Entrepreneurship Week. She has been an Elle magazine editor and has sold a business to Bill Gates. Beate is now a sought-after speaker and coach. She works with businesses on internet and direct response marketing, branding, and product positioning. She also has written the Women’s Code books to help women achieve their dreams, and is the author of 'Happy Women Happy World'.        [caption id="attachment_7135" align="alignright" width="200"] Linda Galindo[/caption] Linda Galindo - Accountability Consultant and Coach - Highlight Here Linda Galindo is an expert in the field of executive leadership and accountability. She is a former radio news personality turned author. Her recent book Where Winners Live - Sell More, Earn More, Achieve More Through Personal Accountability is her fourth. She has worked with clients like Abbott and MetLife to introduce accountability to all levels of an organization. Great stuff for all us entrepreneurs to hear. We need accountability!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24728.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7154" align="alignright" width="200"] Tony Wright[/caption] Tony Wright  -  Founder and head of products at software startups - Highlight Here Tony Wright is just back from a trip around the world with is wife. The joy on being a successful entrepreneur! Tony participated in Y Combinator and founded companies funded by uber-prestigious VC's Sequoia, True Ventures & Redpoint Ventures. Recently, he was Head of Products at Trippy.com (backed by Sequoia). His company Cubeduel went viral and was sold to investors and he was founder and CEO of RescueTime where he was founder and CEO. Tony has been quoted on the front page of the New York Times and was interviewed on CNBC and Fox Business.       [caption id="attachment_7130" align="alignright" width="200"] Kendall Almerico[/caption] Kendall Almerico - CEO & Founder at Fund Hub - Highlight Here Kendall Almerico is an Attorney (yes, we will tease him!) and crowdfunding expert.  Kendall is one of the top JOBS Act experts and VentureBeat named him the 17th Most Influential Leader in the crowdfunding industry.  He loves crowdfunding as it helps restore the American Dream, providing capital for business to grow. Kendall has been interviewed or featured in USA Today, Huffington Post, the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, Fox Business News, and The Sean Hannity Show. He has consulted with thousands on crowdfunding and SMB issues.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24708.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7121" align="alignright" width="200"] Ann Winblad[/caption] Ann Winblad - Co-Founder & Managing Director Hummer Winblad Venture Partners - Highlight Here Ann Winblad is a Managing Director and co-founder of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Ann is one of the best known and most respected venture capitalists in America. In 1976, Ann co-found Open Systems with a $500 investment and sold it six years later for $15 million. She served as a strategy consultant for IBM, Microsoft, and Price Waterhouse and served as a Director of numerous companies. Ann is a Director and former Chairperson of SV Forum.      [caption id="attachment_7124" align="alignright" width="200"] Kimberly Foss[/caption] Kimberly Foss - President & Founder of Empyrion Wealth Management Inc, and Author - Highlight Here Kimberly Foss is one of the top investment advisers in the US. She began her career at Merrill Lynch and has more than 30 years of experience. Kimberly helps people make wise decisions with their money while avoiding expensive mistakes in the market. Bloomberg Wealth Manager has named her company Empyrion Wealth Management as one of the nation's Top Wealth Managers for the seventh time. She has been featured on the Today Show, Fox News, and Good Morning America, and she regularly contributes to well-known media outlets. Kimberly's new book is Wealthy by Design.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24685.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7116" align="alignright" width="200"] Teghvir Sethi[/caption] Teghvir Sethi - Founder & CEO at .Bk - Highlight Here Teghvir Sethi is Founder and CEO at .Bk. Teghvir has taken over the family run business and is focused on bringing it into the social media world. .Bk makes small runs of its clothing, very rare in the world today. This dedication to small runs and quality changes the operations and sourcing dramatically. They work with small, family owned factories and insist on ethically-produced apparel. His goal is 'not to make good-enough shirts for thousands of people, but to make unique shirts for unique people.'      [caption id="attachment_7001" align="alignright" width="200"] Tristan Bel[/caption] Tristan Bel - President at GreenSmart - Highlight Here Tristan Bel has just made a big change in his life. For the past 12 years, he has helped small companies to design products and building strong operations team to support their successes. But recently, Tristan took on a more permanent role with GreenSmart. They recycle post consumer plastic bottles to create incredible satchels, cases, and backpacks. The products are great and environmentally friendly. Tristan talks about his new role and plans for the future.      [caption id="attachment_7118" align="alignright" width="200"] Jeremy Reid[/caption] Jeremy Reid - Executive Chairman at PINCHme - Highlight Here Jeremey Reid has built an incredible organization dedicated to building brands. Companies hire him to distribute millions of sample products to consumers that opt in and agree to review the products. They increases sales by delivering mass awareness and insights for top brands. Jeremy wraps up a great show full of entrepreneurs building cool businesses.        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24663.mp3   [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 has become a regular guest on the show. He is the Director of Small Business Strategy with Wells Fargo, and says that he "wakes up in the morning" to help small businesses grow. Today, Sean is with us to talk about 2014 being the year of the woman entrepreneur. His reasoning is very compelling and all focuses around the number 6.        [caption id="attachment_7157" align="alignright" width="200"] Jacques Bastien[/caption] Jacques Bastien - CEO of Boogie- Social Media Agency, Founder of PrettySimpl, Entrepreneur, Professor - Highlight Here Jacques Bastien is the CEO of Boogie, a social media agency that focuses on being design-driven. Boogie helps startups and brands communicate with the important 18-34 year old demographic. Jacques is also the founder of PrettySimpl, a new way to look at the commercial printing industry, and rethinks the printing process by making it easy to print beautiful, high quality, or promotional materials using their mobile device. Jacques is writing a book that connects products, startups, entrepreneurship, fashion, and social media.        [caption id="attachment_7113" align="alignright" width="200"] Penina Rybak[/caption] Penina Rybak - Author, Huffington Post writer, iPad Evangelist, Founder of Socially Speaking - Highlight Here Penina Rybak began her career as an ASHA certified, pediatric speech-language pathologist. Her focus was on autism and the growing number of children, especially boys, suffering from the condition. She was an Apple evangelist from the beginning (she was part of the 1995-2000 NY TRAID Project), and embraced the iPad as a great tool for autistic children. Today, we have Penina with us to talk about her new book on female entrepreneurship  (published by Maven House Press). Penina has also started a organization called NICE, to help women entrepreneurs. Lots to talk about!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24619.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7034" align="alignright" width="108"] Jeff Waller[/caption] Jeff Waller - President at 7 Mindsets - Highlight Here Jeff Waller and his business partner Scott Shickler published  The 7 Mindsets To Live Your Ultimate Life after researching and try to understanding happiness. Why are some people so happy? They looked for the critical ingredients, not just for success in life, but for true happiness. The 7 Mindsets have been taught to over 10,000 people in classes offered around the country and at schools too. They are now building an online platform to spread their message to even more people.       [caption id="attachment_6993" align="alignright" width="200"] Heather McGough[/caption] Heather McGough - Executive Producer of The Lean Startup Conference, Founder at Urbanity Events, Founder at Adoptful - Highlight Here Heather McGough started Urbanity Events to specialize in producing tech and startup conferences events. She also runs speaker series and launch parties in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. She is the executive producer of the Lean Startup Conference Series and the new Office Optional Series, the first of its kind. And, Heather founded Adoptful, a company dedicated to helping adoptions, a great cause from where we sit!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24598.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7029" align="alignright" width="187"] Kate McKay[/caption] Kate McKay - Business Owner and Motivational Leader - Highlight Here  Kate McKay is a transformational speaker business mentor, athlete, and the author of Living Sexy Rich and Living Sexy Fit.  Her company, Gold Siena, is a multi-million dollar precious metals company, focused on the purchase and resale of used jewelry. Kate is known as America’s Prosperity Maverick and motivates people who are stuck by showing them how to embrace their own sense of prosperity. She focuses on the 4 B’s of prosperous living; beliefs, body, business and bucks. Kate is also an award winning athlete!       [caption id="attachment_7032" align="alignright" width="183"] Jim Cathcart[/caption] Jim Cathcart - Bestselling Author & Hall of Fame Speaker  - Highlight Here Jim Cathcart is one of the top speakers in the world. He is author of sixteen books including The Acorn Principle: Know Yourself, Grow Yourself and Relationship Selling, both international bestsellers. Jim was inducted into the Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame in 2012, was voted top 5 Sales and Service Speakers for the last five years, is a member of the Professional Speaker Hall of Fame, is a recipient of the Golden Gavel Award and The Cavett Award, and is Past President of the National Speakers Association. Wow. In the last 38 years, he has spoken to over 2,800 clients worldwide. In 2008, he was inducted as one of the "Legends of the Speaking Profession."           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24570.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6965" align="alignright" width="229"] Jason Miles[/caption] Jason Miles - CEO at Liberty Jane Clothing & Sew Powerful, Author of Pinterest Power: Market Your Business, Sell Your Product, and Build Your Brand on the World's Hottest Social Network - Highlight Here Jason Miles and his wife are a great example of finding a niche that you can love. Her skills in doll outfits has propelled the family to huge success! At 43, Jason "retired" from the normal world to run their growing online business.  And he wants everyone to know he is CEO because my wife said he could be! Jason is the author of a collection of marketing books including his bestselling book on Pinterest marketing, published by McGraw-Hill. Jason gives us great insight into how to use Pinterest as a marketing tool and what types of businesses can benefit the most from this new technique.       [caption id="attachment_6967" align="alignright" width="200"] Carl Saling[/caption] Carl Saling - Google SEO Guru and Director Of Awesome at The Internet Titans - Highlight Here Carl Saling and his firm the The Internet Titans create a cohesive online presence for thier clients that will generate new and repeat business. Carl shares best practices in SEO, Google Local, and Instagram. Its rare to find an expert on Instagram marketing, so we are really excited to have Carl on the show. His firm's services include reputation management, Google Places Optimization, Mobile Websites, Social Media Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization. Since 97% of consumers search for local businesses online, local is the key! They also run Facebook Contests, managing sweepstakes, photo voting contests, video contests and review contests, creating a viral buzz about your business.            ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24545.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7017" align="alignright" width="200"] Rose Spinelli[/caption] Rose Spinelli - Crowdfunding Consultant at TheCrowdFundamentals.com and Voted "100 Most Influential Crowdfunding Thought Leaders Today" - Highlight Here Rose Spinelli is a crowdfunding strategist with the heart of a storyteller. She loves stories that inspire, inform, educate and serve for a greater good. She is also a journalist who uses storytelling strategies and brand development techniques to drive her crowdfunding strategies.  She is a member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association and the National Crowdfunding Association. We are excited that she is with us to share best practices for crowdfunding and to tell us how to use stories as the vital piece of a great campaign!      [caption id="attachment_6959" align="alignright" width="200"] Beverly Harzog[/caption] Beverly Harzog - Credit Card Expert, Author & Consumer Advocate - Highlight Here Beverly Harzog is a nationally recognized credit card expert and consumer advocate. Her new book, Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made, was just released. Beverly has appeared on Fox News, FoxNews.com Live, ABC News Now, CNN, and in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Kiplinger's, CNNMoney.com, SmartMoney, ABCNews.com, Time.com, Reuters.com, & Money. She also co-authored two other books, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Person-to-Person Lending and Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits: Four keys to unlock your business potential. Today she will share tips for managing your credit as an entrepreneur.           ...