April 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25027.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7408" align="alignright" width="200"] John Murphy[/caption] John Murphy - President at Venture Management Consultants and Author of The Visual Investor: How to Spot Market Trends - Highlight Here John Murphy is a best-selling and award-winning author of 18 books. He has written and taught about leadership, culture change, teamwork, customer service,  inspiration, and innovation. For over thirty years, John has been a recognized executive coach, speaker, entrepreneur and mentor. He was featured on over 400 radio and television programs and has worked with AlliedSignal (Honeywell), BMW, Chase, Lockheed Martin, Merck, the CIA, Delphi, GE, Hilton, Raytheon, and many more. John practices LeanSixSigma as a Master Blackbelt and trained thousands of people from over 50 countries. And, he has shared the stage with Norman Schwarzkopf, Zig Ziglar, and Anthony Robbins.      [caption id="attachment_7410" align="alignright" width="200"] Cynthia Sanchez[/caption] Cynthia Sanchez - Pinterest Trainer and National Speaker - Highlight Here Cynthia Sanchez is a founder of 'Oh So Pinteresting'. Educated as a specialist nurse, Cynthia keep finding more and more uses for Pinterest. She was discovering things that amazed her, but she still did not see a business in it. Then one day, as so often happens, someone found her, noticed her skills, and hired her despite her protests that she was a "beginner." She started blogging about it in February 2012 and in September, she went full time as America's Pinterest Expert!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25008.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7393" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Willie Jolley[/caption] Dr. Willie Jolley - Hall of Fame Speaker, Best Selling Author of A Setback Is a Setup for a Comeback, Top 5 Speaker in the World by Toastmasters - Highlight Here Willie Jolley has been on the show before, and was so great, we gave him an open invitation to come back anytime. He was named by Toastmasters “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World!”  He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall Of Fame and is the best selling author of “It Only Takes a Minute to Change Your Life!” and “A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback.” He hosts a national radio show on Sirius/XM Radio and was featured on a Public Television special, "Turning Setbacks Into Comebacks With WillieJolley!"      Tamara Monosoff - Founder & CEO of Mom Invented and Author of The Mom Inventors Handbook, How to Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_7404" align="alignright" width="250"] Tamara Monosoff[/caption] Tamara Monosoff invented a product and then the work began! She realized that there were a lot of steps in getting a product to market. Prototypes, packaging, and tons of other details. The process led to her first book, The Mom Inventors Handbook (now in its 2nd Edition). It became an overnight success and hit #1 on Amazon. Since then, she has written six business books for entrepreneurs. She has appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, People, and Oprah.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25009.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7387" align="alignright" width="200"] Nikki Pope[/caption] Nikki Pope - Co-Owner of The Prime Effect and Founder of Toygaroo - Highlight Here Nikki Pope appeared on Shark Tank and got a deal with Mark Cuban and Robert Herjavec. The business was Toygaroo,  called the 'Netflix' of toys. Rent a toy for a month or so, and then send it back for a new one. Unfortunately, the company grew too fast and ended. Nikki tells us all about it, great stuff. And like an entrepreneur will always do, she moved on to a new venture, a web marketing company. She shares some of the best practices that she uses with her clients to grow their businesses.      [caption id="attachment_7389" align="alignright" width="200"] Ken Davenport[/caption] Ken Davenport - Broadway Producer and Founder of At The Booth Broadway App - Highlight Here Ken Davenport is a Tony winner Producer of Broadway and off-Broadway shows. His productions include The Bridges of Madison County, Kinky Boots (Tony Award), Macbeth starring Alan Cumming, Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Will Ferrell's You're Welcome America, and Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury. He is in a national commercial for Apple's iPhone, was named one of Crain's “Forty Under 40,” and The New York Times called him the “P.T. Barnum of Off-Broadway.” He created a Broadway board game, Be a Broadway Star, and a smartphone app featured on Entertainment Weekly's "Must List." His productions have grossed more than $100 million worldwide and are being produced in over 25 countries  He has written articles for Forbes and Mashable.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24975.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7361" align="alignright" width="200"] Chris Treadaway[/caption] Chris Treadaway - CEO at Polygraph Media and Author of Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day - Highlight Here Chris Treadaway is Facebook marketing expert and founder/CEO of Polygraph Media. Chris has some great insights into Facebook, which he argues will soon become a utility. He says social media has become fashion choice, and that even though young users are choosing other social media platforms than Facebook, there will always be a place for it. Chris says though that Facebook must continue to buy new technology if you want if they want to remain relevant Chris gives some great tips on Facebook marketing and how it compares to Google Plus. Polygraph Media is a social media data mining company, focusing on analytics. Chris worked at Microsoft Corporation where he was Group Product Manager for Web Strategy for four years, and was part of the launch team at Silverlight.      [caption id="attachment_7363" align="alignright" width="200"] Mark Sokol[/caption] Mark Sokol - CEO, Best Banking & The Best Banking Stock Exchange - Highlight Here Mark Sokol loves to talk about Pete Best, the drummer that was almost in the Beatles and was replaced by Ringo Starr. Mark learned the lesson that you can't take anything for granted from this story. And, he says that bank's days are numbered. Until the umbrella brand name Best, he has created  a unique meta-search engine which combines eCommerce, search, social media, video and news from around the world. As a crowdfunding expert, he is combining Wall Street and Main Street and crowdfunding to get Best Banking!        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24976.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7428" align="alignright" width="200"] Jonathan Block[/caption] Jonathan Block - Founder/Chairman at TheHub.fm & The $tartup Hour - Highlight Here Just back from an entrepreneurship conference in Russia, Jonathan Block is the quintessential music entrepreneur. He started a record label while in college and was vice president at a large management company working with artists like Suzanne Vega. Jonathan launched a company named Major Music which was a worldwide fan base management and growth company, and created huge revenue streams for tons of great acts. The Hub.fm is his newest company and is designed to revolutionize the retail experience for bands and teams. Imagine being able to buy your favorite merchandise from your seat at the arena during the show, and having it automatically delivered to you or your house. Jonathan also runs The $tartup Hour, which produces television and mobile entertainment combining American Idol, Shark Tank and QVC.      [caption id="attachment_7358" align="alignright" width="200"] Mark Peter Davis[/caption] Mark Peter Davis - Venture Capitalist and Founder of Interplay -Highlight Here Mark Davis is a New York City venture capitalist with a long career in startups and finance. Mark was co-founder of DevSpark, Founder Shield, Nomad Financial, and TwentyPine. After serving as a Venture Partner at High Peaks Venture Partners, he founded Interplay Ventures. Interplay is a combination accelerator and VC, and has an interesting mix of self started companies and investment companies in its portfolio. Business Insider listed Mark as one of the 100 Most Influential Digital NYers. Mark gives some great advice on how to find money and what to expect when you do.          ...