June 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26085.mp3   [caption id="attachment_8758" align="alignright" width="150"] Kerry Preston[/caption] Kerry Preston - Managing Partner of Image Dynamics and Co-Author of Enhancing Your Executive Edge: How to Develop the Skills to Lead and Succeed - Highlight Here Kerry Preston works with companies to develop leadership skills. As c0-author of "You Did What? The Biggest Mistakes Professionals Make," she helped teach you what not to do! Now her new book helps you build your career based on the skills of powerful leaders. Kerry also acts as an individual coach. Image Dynamics has been providing development expertise for over fifteen years for clients including BBR Partners,  Johnson & Johnson, Moet Hennessy USA, Morpheus Media, and Shiseido.    [caption id="attachment_8757" align="alignright" width="150"] James Rosseau[/caption]   James Rosseau Sr.- President of LegalShield Solutions and Author of Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire Up Your Passion, Ignite Your Career, and Create an Amazing Life - Highlight Here James Rosseau has held senior leadership positions with AllState and JPMorgan Chase. He recently became President of LegalShield. LegalShield is a great opportunity to entrepreneurs to easily get into a business of their own. James also just published a new book that shows the six actions you need to ignite your career. Great stuff!           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26077.mp3   [caption id="attachment_8707" align="alignright" width="136"] Margaret Martin[/caption] Margaret Martin - Founder and CEO of Merlin, Inc. - Highlight Here Margaret Martin's company Merlin is the leader in enterprise Augmented Reality. Know the yellow first down line on NFL football? Her company does amazing stuff like that. Margaret is a finalist of the Metro Atlanta Chamber Business Person of the Year and Merlin won the National Association of Telecom Professional's Technology Service Provider's Innovation Award for 2013. Other amazing recognition includes winning the Technology Association of Georgia's 2013 Top Ten Innovative Technology Companies Award, winning the People's Choice Award for the Coolest Technology at the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit, and winning the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition for the Southeast. Her technology is so cool, you got to see it!    [caption id="attachment_8708" align="alignright" width="150"] Sheryl Checkman[/caption]   Sheryl Checkman - Owner of Life is Balance and a Award winning Graphic Designer at Sheryl Checkman Design - Highlight Here Sheryl Checkman was on the show a couple weeks ago to talk about graphic design and tips for entrepreneurs. She also runs an online retail store called Life is Balance and an Etsy shop that sells the cool t-shirts, digital fine art, jewelry and gifts that she designs. She is diversifying her income streams and risk, a step we love here at SFS Radio. She is with us today to share her experiences building her online retail business. We especially focus on Etsy, the art and original crafts website. Great info for anyone building an online sales store!       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26057.mp3   [caption id="attachment_8694" align="alignright" width="150"] William Thienes[/caption] William Thienes - Founder and Managing Director of e/g/o Strategies - Highlights Here William Thienes has been working for over twenty years to successfully help organizations developing successful operational strategies, investor relations, growth strategies, and growth capitalization. e/g/o Strategies helps entrepreneurs find money to grow! This interview is packed with great information and insight into how to get funds. Great stuff!   [caption id="attachment_8695" align="alignright" width="150"] Vincent Russo[/caption]   Vincent Russo - Wrote Georgia Crowdfunding Exemption & Lawyer at Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield - Highlight Here Vincent Russo is a lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia, where his practice focuses on business and government law, including securities and business litigation, contract disputes, business torts, government investigations and public policy. More importantly, Vincent led the development of Georgia’s crowdfunding regulations and wrote Georgia’s intrastate crowdfunding exemption.  Georgia is one of the first states to implement an intrastate offering exemption in the crowdfunding context and allow non-accredited investors to invest in Georgia businesses. We talk about how this will affect businesses in Georgia and be a great benefit to the state.  Vincent received the James C. Pratt Memorial Award at Emory University School of Law and also was the recipient of the 2003 Chancellor’s Medal of Distinguished Service at Louisiana State University.        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26017.mp3 Johnson Cook - Co-founder and CEO of Voxa - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_8562" align="alignright" width="150"] Johnson Cook[/caption] Johnson Cook started Voxa to allow intelligent integration of e-mail to CRM. Tired of tons of cut and paste and work to get your CRM to work? Voxa is your solution, and may be the fast company to hit $1 million in sales in Georgia history! Johnson is also a partner at Atlanta Ventures, a board member and co-founder of the new and super popular Atlanta Tech Village, and is President of Entrepreneurs Organization, Atlanta. Don't get too busy!     Steven Blum - Owner of Steven G. Blum and Associates and Author of Negotiating Your Investments: Use Proven Negotiation Methods to Enrich Your Financial Life - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_8617" align="alignright" width="150"] Steven Blum[/caption] Steven Blum was a guest on the show several weeks ago to talk about his new book on fiscal negotiating. We enjoyed him so much that we invited him back. Last time we talked about the first two parts of his book, but today we focus on part three, the fiscal things entrepreneurs need to know. Steve makes a very strong case for NOT using financial advisors! Steve is a financial and tax adviser and teaches Business Ethics at Wharton. Great stuff.        ...