September 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27025.mp3   Mike O'Neil - Forbes Top 50 Award Winner, Social Selling Speaker, Trainer, Author of Rock the World with your Online Presence: Your Ticket to a Multi-Platinum LinkedIn Profile 2nd Edition, Expert, Futurist [caption id="attachment_9781" align="alignright" width="188"] Mike O'Neil[/caption] Mike O'Neil teaches us to sell more with LinkedIn, social selling, inside sales, outside sales, channel sales, and "Any Sales." He founded Integrated Alliances a decade ago as a B2B networking events company and it really took off. Soon after, he taught the world's 1st-ever LinkedIn Hands-on Workshop. It drew 100 super insightful business professionals and it was the start of his new career. He has taught 500 sessions with 20,000 attendees! His LinkedIn profile is worth studying to learn how to get found on the site. He has 30,000 LinkedIn connections, 95,000 Twitter followers and a Klout score of 70+! He shares great tips and will help you sell more!   Stacey Hawley - Compensation and Talent Management Consultant and Author of Rise to the Top: How Woman Leverage Their Professional Persona to Earn More and Rise to the Top [caption id="attachment_9784" align="alignright" width="200"] Stacey Hawley[/caption] Stacey Hawley started Credo as a full service compensation and talent management business. She helps both companies and individuals with compensation and talent management needs and objectives. She has been designing executive and broad-based compensation, performance and talent management programs for Fortune 500 , public, private, not-for-profit, pre-IPO, post-IPO, firms in all stages of growth. Stacey is a featured writer on Forbes.com, BusinessInsider.com and The Glass Hammer,and has been quoted numerous times in publications and national media outlets like US News and World Reports, AARP, Money, The Ladders, CareerBuilder and Monster.com. She blogs regularly for Working Mother magazine and her new book will help women especially get paid what they deserve! Great stuff whether you are hiring or trying to get hired yourself!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27024.mp3   Devesh Dwivedi - Business Coach & Consultant, Mentor, Adjunct Faculty, Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_9687" align="alignright" width="160"] Devesh Dwivedi[/caption] Devesh Dwivedi has been an entrepreneurial since the young age of 14 years, when he started a comic book rental company! Since then, he has developed multiple businesses in India, the USA, and Canada. His consulting practice, Idea2Inception, is a small business building boutique firm. Devesh earned his MBA and worked for several Fortune 100 companies, but we focus on what he has done since then. He mentors and helps small business across Canada and just started a peer to peer app for funds transfer.   Jack Nadel - Award-Winning Business Author of The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder Jack Nadel International [caption id="attachment_9778" align="alignright" width="200"] Jack Nadel[/caption] Jack Nadel has been an international entrepreneur for nearly seven decades! His lists of achieves and businesses is huge. As an author, he has helped businesses grow around the world. He was voted into the Hall of Fame for Specialty Advertising for his astounding industry achievements. His books include a number of popular books including, "The Evolution of an Entrepreneur," winner of five Global Ebook Awards including three Gold Awards for Best in Business, Leadership and Careers/Employment. He developed his own targeted thinking methodology for entrepreneurs called The Nadel Method, and for several years hosted his own television show, Out of the Box with Jack Nadel. Though insisting that he has retired, at age 90 Jack  — a highly decorated WWII veteran — he continues to share his expertise and wisdom on places like The Huffington Post and on his blog.  Jack  flew 27 missions as an Air Force B-29 navigator and was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters. In 1988 he was appointed by President Reagan to serve on the Presidential Trade Mission to Japan.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27023.mp3 Daniel Wartel - CEO, Inventor of Unique Business Designs [caption id="attachment_9770" align="alignright" width="200"] Daniel Wartel[/caption] Dan Wartel has a patent pending system to help you build productivity in your business. His app will help you measure productivity in your employees and show them how to get more work done. He designed his system to encourage employees to compete against each other, but with immediate rewards he helps keep them happy too. He shares tips and tricks that you can use to motivate your work force, and to see how productive they really are. Dan is a CPA too, so it all comes down to numbers for him. His site UniqueBusinessDesigns has all the information and tools you will need.  Check it out!   Amy Vernon - Prize-winning journalist and Social Media Expert  [caption id="attachment_9771" align="alignright" width="192"] Amy Vernon[/caption] Amy Vernon was forced into entrepreneurship, like so many of us are. Her newspaper downsized (ever heard that story?) and she was forced to step up to the entrepreneurial plate. Overnight, she made the transformation from old media to new, focusing on social media skills. She has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes and PRNewswire, VentureBeat, Slashdot's Business Intelligence and Punk Views. And she's been a guest on several well-known podcasts, including Pulse on Marketing, The Drill Down, Blendover, The Urly Show, Social Blade and Beer Diplomacy. She was inducted to the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame and speaks at conferences and events like SXSW Interactive, CROWDFUNDx, Marketing Profs B2B, Columbia University's Social Media Weekend, SMX, Social Media Week, Internet Week, ROFLCon and Affiliate Summit East. She is also known as the Bacon Queen, running the only bacon news aggregator on the Internet!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27022.mp3   Charles Green - Founder of the Small Business Finance Institute and Author of Banker's Guide to New Small Business Finance, + Website: Venture Deals, Crowdfunding, Private Equity, and Technology   [caption id="attachment_9763" align="alignright" width="160"] Charles H. Green[/caption] Charles Green is a seasoned finance professional with over 30 years of experience as a commercial banker, mostly  in the small business sector. He founded and served as President/CEO of Sunrise Bank of Atlanta. In addition, he has served as a director for several U.S. and foreign companies. He presently serves as Board Chair of Atlanta Medical Center, a 760-bed for-profit hospital owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation. He created the Small Business Finance Institute to provide training, information and resources to the business lending marketplace. He has written several books on finance and funding businesses, but today focuses on the changes the bankers must be aware of in the fund raising space. In the interview, he list several resources that must know for access to the latest information on raising money and best practices for doing it.   Kevin Short - Managing Partner at Clayton Capital Partners and Author of Sell Your Business for an Outrageous Price: An Insider's Guide to Getting More Than You Ever Thought Possible [caption id="attachment_9765" align="alignright" width="143"] Kevin Short[/caption] Kevin M. Short is the Managing Partner and CEO of Clayton Capital Partners. Clayton Capital helps middle market firms sell their businesses. In the last 25 tears, he has sold over $1 billion in assets. His new book teaches entrepreneurs how to sell their business for top dollar. He helps get the businesses ready for sale and introduces the four pillars of a successful sale. He says there are lots of buyers today and helps owners find buyers that are willing to pay top dollar. He has some success stories that will blow your socks off!        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27021.mp3   Marian Gazdik - London Director at Startup Grind, Virgin Startup Mentor  [caption id="attachment_9760" align="alignright" width="200"] Marian Gazdik[/caption] Marian Gadzak runs the London version on Startup Grind. It is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. With host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 15 countries, they feature successful from local founders, innovators, educators and investors. Entrepreneurs share their personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. The monthly "fireside chat interviews" and startup mixers provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups. Marian has been a serial entrepreneur himself and his stories and advice are great. He also shares some great insights into the differences between US and European entrepreneurship.     Robb Lejuwaan - CEO & Co-Founder at Moblized  [caption id="attachment_9681" align="alignright" width="160"] Robb Lejuwaan[/caption] Robb Lejuwaan is the CEO and Co-Founder at Moblized. a firm that brings extensive experience with payment processing price models, focusing on mobile technology. Robb's company is also in a strategic partnership with app developers for specific app creation related to direct market reach. This interview is packed with introductions to websites that will help you understand mobile and entrepreneurship. The list of resources that Robb helps us with is great, worth the listen just to get this info. Great stuff.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27020.mp3   Bill Ramsey - CEO of China Business Consulting  [caption id="attachment_9752" align="alignright" width="227"] Bill Ramsey[/caption] Bill Ramsey build the international offices for one of the largest, most respected law firms around. He specialized in operations in the Chinese and Hong Kong markets. He contributed to operational success in general business management, mergers and acquisitions, global operations, national and international office start-ups. He established offices in Hong Kong (1997), London (2001), Shanghai (2006), Washington, D.C. and Portland. Now, he is sharing this expertise with all of us, anyone trying to get into China. He became President of the Hong Kong Association of Atlanta in 2007, is active in the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide and served on its Executive Committee since 2007. In 2011, Bill founded China Business Consulting to focus on assisting small businesses explore whether a China strategy makes sense for them. Of course it does!   Kellee Khalil - Founder & CEO of Lover.ly [caption id="attachment_9757" align="alignright" width="194"] Kellee Khalil[/caption] Lover.ly is the first bridal search engine. Kellee Khalil was a bridal PR expert (we didn't even know that job existed!), but saw the need for a complete bridal website. She helps brides find ideas, help, and things to buy for their wedding. She says you just need to "Search. Save. Share. Shop!" The site launched in 2012. Kellee is a one-time maid of honor and her new team of former bridesmaids and groomsmen is determined to simplify the wedding planning process. Lover.ly is a one-stop-shop for wedding planning with all the help you need. Her startup story and process are great too, worth the listen!      ...