October 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27320.mp3 Lisa Landau - CEO/President at Intelligent Lighting Corp, the home of the PowerDisc  [caption id="attachment_10431" align="alignright" width="150"] Lisa Landau[/caption] Lisa Landau is the CEO and President of Intelligent Lighting Corp., where she uses her experience in product and new business development, strategic planning, and business management to help grow the company. The mission of Intelligent Lighting Corp. is to identify, develop, manufacture, and market products that are energy-efficient and that provide benefits to both the consumer and the environment. The company is able to place this future-forward thinking on product development and still generate profits in the energy-saving technology sector. You will remember their core product, the PowerDisc, and should be excited to see it come back into the mainstream, along with the eCandescent light bulb. news cast background info from eCandescent on Vimeo.   Barry E. James - Founder & CEO at The Crowd Data Center & The Crowdfunding Centre [caption id="attachment_10335" align="alignright" width="150"] Barry E James[/caption] Barry E James is the Founder and CEO at the Crowd Data Center and The Crowdfunding Centre, as well as the Founder/Director of The Social Foundation. As a thought-leader and enthusiastic individual about the world of entrepreneurs, he is one of the most respected innovators and representatives of Crowdfunding. With a comprehensive approach that includes speaking, writing, public policy challenging, and a successful entrepreneurial drive, Barry is not only an expert in the UK, but is internationally recognized for his work in the field. Barry earned his degree in Psychology and Mathematics from Lancaster University and in 2010 he co-authored a report for the UK's Information Commissioner on information security in the UK SME sector.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27315.mp3   Barbara Oakley - Learning Expert and Author of A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) [caption id="attachment_10317" align="alignright" width="180"] Barbara Oakley[/caption] Barbara Oakley is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University, and a former Russian translator in the Bering Sea, teacher in China, US Army Captain, and radio operator at the South Pole Station in the Antarctic. Her adventurous and inquisitive nature lies behind her new book, A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel in Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra). She targets this book to anyone who wants to improve mathematics or science skills, but without the frustration or confusion that accompanies these subjects for many. Based on neuroscience and cognitive psychology and combined with practical insight from leading mathematicians, scientists, and engineers, as well as Barbara's own experiences, this new book takes a new approach to helping others effectively grasp science and math concepts. But, today she is with us to talk about her new course on learning how to learn, so important for us older entrepreneurs that need help!   Josh Alexander - Founder and CEO of Toopher [caption id="attachment_10327" align="alignright" width="150"] Josh Alexander[/caption] Josh Alexander is the Founder and CEO of Toopher, an invisible, location-based authentication and authorization application that gives users the ability to turn their phones into security mechanisms that prevent online fraud and identity theft. Along with Evan Grim, Josh founded Toopher in 2011, working out of Evan's garage as they shared an interest and skills in computer and network security and business development and management. We love their new products and consider this the future of cyber- security!   [caption id="attachment_7245" align="alignright" width="168"] Sean Mabey[/caption] Sean Mabey - Director of Small Business Strategy and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank   Sean Mabey has been a frequent and great guest. He is the Director of Small Business Strategy at Wells Fargo and wakes up everyday 'always thinking about small business.' Wells Fargo has set aside $100 billion for small businesses. Today, he shares the 6 numbers that you must need to sell your business and gives great advice on how to maximize your business value!       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27310.mp3   Mark Traphagen - Senior Director of Online Marketing at Stone Temple Consulting [caption id="attachment_10313" align="alignright" width="192"] Mark Traphagen[/caption] Mark Traphagen is the Senior Director of Online Marketing at Stone Temple Consulting, a leading online digital marketing agency where he brings his experience and enthusiasm for digital strategies and solutions. He is a leading expert on Google+ marketing and Google Authorship strategies, and brand building strategies, and has contributed to bestselling books on social media and SEO by Neal Schaffer and Eric Enge. Mark frequently speaks at major conferences such as MozCon, Pubcon, and Search Exchange, and has conducted numerous webinars. The story, which he shares, of how he got started in social media is great!   Matthew Bivens - Founder of The Digital Marketing Guy [caption id="attachment_10314" align="alignright" width="180"] Matthew Bivens[/caption] Matthew Bivens is the Founder of The Digital Marketing Guy, where he uses his passion for inbound marketing to help business owners and marketers to successfully navigate inbound marketing. He also works as an automation coach, helping business owners learn how to make the most of their marketing automation software. Matthew works with business professionals to create customized content and inbound marketing strategies, develop engaging content, create effective lead generation systems, and coach them about how to most efficiently and successfully execute these strategies.        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27305.mp3   Laurie Itkin - Financial Advisor, Founder of The Options Lady, and Author of Every Woman Should Know Her Options: Invest Your Way To Financial Empowerment [caption id="attachment_10308" align="alignright" width="160"] Laurie Itkin[/caption] Laurie Itkin is passionate about helping women and couples gain financial literacy and she founded The Options Lady to help them do just that. She provides resources, classes, advising, coaching, and much more so that individuals can become financially empowered. Laurie is also the author of Every Woman Should Know Her Options: Invest Your Way to Financial Empowerment and she also regularly contributes to Daily Worth, Daily Finance, and Stilettos on the Glass Ceiling. You can also see Laurie as a guest on broadcasts such as Fox News and KUSI - San Diego's News Channel. Laurie graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in economics.     John Baldoni - Chair of Leadership Development at N2growth and Author of MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership [caption id="attachment_10310" align="alignright" width="180"] John Baldoni[/caption] John Baldoni is the Chair of Leadership Development at N2Growth, a global leadership consultancy specializing in organizational design, executive coaching, and strategy realization. Through nearly 20 years of experience as an internationally acclaimed thought leader, author, and executive coach, John brings his expertise and helps clients successfully develop communication strategies, leadership approaches, and motivation that provides results. John is a keynote speaker and presenter at corporate, government, professional, and military events. He has also written 13 books and over 500 columns about leadership for publications such as Forbes, CBSNews/Moneywatch, Inc.com, and the Harvard Business Review. Today, he is with us to talk about his new book, MOXIE.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27304.mp3   Chandra Winford - Financial Consultant and Author of Money Does Matter: And So Does How You Handle It! [caption id="attachment_10292" align="alignright" width="192"] Chandra Winford[/caption] Chandra Winford is a financial consultant and the author of the new book Money Does Matter which explores the importance of financial planning and management. As the Chief Financial Officer for a worldwide ministry in Georgia, Chandra has helped the organization to overcome a $10 million deficit in just a little more than a year. She used her more than 15 years of experience as a financial analyst to find ways to reduce their debt, and she shares her tips with us. She has worked with corporations such as Hewlett Packard, Delta Airlines, and McGraw Hill Companies. Chandra is passionate about helping individuals, executives and businesses to reach their full financial potential, and that starts with getting out of debt!   Tereson Dupuy - Founder at The Make it Happen Workshop and Inventor of FuzziBunz Modern Diapers [caption id="attachment_10360" align="alignright" width="150"] Tereson Dupuy[/caption] Tereson Dupuy is the Founder at The Make it Happen Workshop where she uses her personal experience as an entrepreneur to help other people on the same journey. In 2000, she invented FuzziBunz Modern cloth diapers when she saw a need for an alternative choice after her infant son was suffering from diaper rash. From 2000 to 2006, she grew FuzziBunz into a multi-million dollar business and she continued to develop the business until 2013. Those years of experience with starting her own manufacturing company and growing a brand from nothing gives her the foundation to now help others succeed, including an e-book, consulting, and marketing agency. And she was on Shark Tank!   Gordon Henry - Senior Advisor at Walsh Partners and Board Member at EggZack [caption id="attachment_10305" align="alignright" width="119"] Gordon Henry[/caption] Gordon Henry is a senior advisor at Walsh Partners, where he uses his experience helping companies develop successful strategies for media, marketing, and publishing. He is focused on customer acquisition and strives to improve customer experiences through multiple approaches, including database analytics. At EggZack, an online tool for automated marketing strategies, Snazz, an online ticketing and events company, and LoyGen, an online loyalty generator, Gordon also brings his years of experience with companies such as Deluxe Corporation and Yellowbook where he helped lead clients through successful transformations and growth. Gordon earned his BA from Yale University, an MBA from the Wharton School, and an MA in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute. Today, he shares his tips with entrepreneurs on positioning your business for a fund raising effort or sale.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27279.mp3   David Wolf - Founder of Smallbiz America - The Content Generation Network [caption id="attachment_10208" align="alignright" width="180"] David Wolf[/caption] David Wolf is the founder of Smallbiz America, a content generation and marketing network. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience, including as the producer at Crywolf Productions, Inc. where he produced content for radio, TV, film, and multimedia. Just a few of his clients have included Amblin Universal, Disney, Discovery Channel, Kindercare, Miller Brewing, and Exxon. Through all of these years of experience he gained the knowledge and networks of media connections necessary to create Smallbiz America, an interview based audio blog and radio show that is a source of information for entrepreneurs. He also purchased the assets of a popular southwest regional wholesale and retail bakery in Chapter 7 and brought it back to profitability.   Steven Dresner - Founder & CEO of Dealflow.com and Author of Crowdfunding: A Guide to Raising Capital on the Internet (Bloomberg Financial) [caption id="attachment_10209" align="alignright" width="168"] Steven Dresner[/caption] Steven Dresner was the founder and chief executive officer of Dealflow Media which was acquired by TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST) and now provides corporate strategy at Dealflow.com. He brings experience as an investment banker with Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. and was also the founder and chief executive officer of VCOM Corporation which was acquired by Utility.com. Steven has years of experience managing businesses in the fields of software development, data networking, financial databases, and media. He earned his BS in psychology from George Washington University, an MBA in finance, and a graduate degree in computer communications and networks from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. Steven is co-author and editor of six books including Reverse Mergers: And Other Alternatives to Traditional IPOs and PIPEs: A Guide to Private Investments in Public Equity: Revised and Updated Edition.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27272.mp3   Susan Schreter - Entrepreneur Failure Expert and Author of Start On Purpose: Everything You Need to Know and Do to Startup With Strength [caption id="attachment_10204" align="alignright" width="180"] Susan Schreter[/caption] Susan Schreter is a leader in the world of entrepreneurs and startup businesses, and the her new book gives a strp by step guide on how to start a business. Susan has done extensive research on why businesses fail, and how to avoid it. She brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and funding, including specific work with commercial lending, buyout fund investing, investment banking, and venture capital. She is a popular contributor to a Q&A column in the San Francisco Chronicle and regularly contributes to Yahoo! Small Business and Fox Business. Susan is also active as a board member and advisor to entrepreneurial companies and a National Association of Corporate Directors' Fellow, and has also taught at the MBA level and facilitated various workshops for educators and organizations.   Jason Goldberg - Life Architect, Founder of MEometry and the author of "Mastering Your Entrepreneurial D.N.A." [caption id="attachment_10206" align="alignright" width="180"] Jason Goldberg[/caption] Jason Goldberg is a Life Architect and founder of MEometry, his focused approach to coaching and inspiration aimed at helping others find their interests, passions, and skills that can help to make their endeavors successful. He is also an award-winning entrepreneur (and even former rapper who opened for the Wu-Tang Clan) who strives to change the lives of others by using action-based coaching and mentoring techniques, and he has helped countless small businesses and even large ones such as NASA and Northrop Grumman to reach their potential. He won the Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year Award, was a Most Influential Men / Men to Watch Nominee, and won the Orlando 2011 Business Innovation and Growth Award.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27268.mp3   Lara Galloway - Founder of The Mom Biz Coach and Co-Author of Moms Mean Business: A Guide to Creating a Successful Company and Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_10200" align="alignright" width="180"] Lara Galloway[/caption] Lara Galloway is the founding mom behind The Mom Biz Coach, as well as an author, business coach, speaker, and radio show host. She is devoted to sharing her expertise with the world's mom entrepreneurs. Along with Shelagh Cummins, Lara began MomBiz.com as a way to reach women seeking help with running successful businesses, providing them with mentoring, coaching, and training. Lara's new book, " Moms Mean Business: The Guide to a Successful Business and a Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur" is just hitting shelves now.   Joel Comm - Co-creator of Yahoo! Games, Speaker, Entrepreneurial Guru, and Author of So What Do YOU Do?: Discovering the Genius Next Door with One Simple Question [caption id="attachment_10202" align="alignright" width="194"] Joel Comm[/caption] Joel Comm is an entrepreneur, New York Times best selling author, and new media innovator who is considered by most to be one of the world’s leading experts on social media, digital marketing, and mobile commerce. He helps executives and professionals to create visions that are supported by real actions through strategic planning. Joel has shared the stage with luminaries like Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar, T. Harv Eker, Chris Brogan, Brian Solis, Peter Shankman, Lewis Howes, Mari Smith, and Mark Victor Hansen. His books are industries standards (he won the Ethan Award for Best Entrepreneurial Author) and include definitive texts on Twitter, AdSense, and online selling. He even has a Wikipedia page!      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27260.mp3   Susan Ershler - Author of Conquering the Seven Summits of Sales: From Everest to Every Business, Achieving Peak Performance and Sales Performance Guru [caption id="attachment_10176" align="alignright" width="200"] Sue Ershler[/caption] Susan Ershler and her husband Phil are the first couple to climb all of the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each of the world's seven continents. And she had time to have an amazing business career too! Susan held very high level positions at Fortune 500 companies such as Verizon, Qwest, United Technologies, and FedEx. She beat quotas from $1 million to $600 million and ending as a vice president of sales and during her career, she earned 11 annual President's Club sales awards. Now, Susan combines her executive experience with her inspiring mountain-climbing adventures to help others learn about success, determination, and achieving goals.   Gabriel Weinberg - CEO and Founder at DuckDuckGo and Author of Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers [caption id="attachment_10182" align="alignright" width="186"] Gabriel Weinberg[/caption] Gabriel Weinberg is the CEO and Founder of DuckDuckGo, a community-driven search engine that prides itself on not tracking users and providing privacy, all while stripping away the clutter that often involves search engine platforms. He is also an active blogger about everything in the start-up, investment, and marketing worlds. His new book, "Traction," lists the 19 ways to gain market traction and then shows how to execute each of the paths. We LOVE this book and recommend it very highly! Gabriel also considers himself a hacker, angel investor, and a strong family guy. Learn more about him at his website.       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27253.mp3   Robert MacPhee - Leadership Coach and Founder of DailyUpbeats [caption id="attachment_10140" align="alignright" width="182"] Robert MacPhee[/caption] Robert MacPhee has had an amazing career of helping others succeed. Robert was Director of Training of the Jack Canfield Training Group and a Founding Member of the Transformational Leadership Council. He is Author of Manifesting for Non-Gurus, a simple five step process anyone can use to quickly and easily attract more of the results they really want. His new focus is helping men succeed without sacrificing their commitment to being a great dad. As a loving husband and a proud father of three amazing children, he knows how important strong families are to success. Robert is also very excited about his new free service, Daily Upbeats, an inspirational music site to keep you motivated and happy everyday!   Ted Coiné - Author of A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive and Founder of Switch and Shift [caption id="attachment_10143" align="alignright" width="144"] Ted Coine[/caption] Ted Coiné is co-founder of Switch and Shift, a multimedia leadership community devoted to building trust-based relationships, leading with purpose, and enabling employees to do work that matters. The community features the most engaging bloggers, authors and innovators in the leadership arena and focuses on the “The Human Side of Business.” Ted has over 300,000  organic Twitter followers and his site was recognized with the #2 ranking on CMOE’s “Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs” in 2013. He was also listed as #1 on SAP’s “Business Innovation Top 60 Customer Experience Influencers,” No. 9 on Forbes’ list of “Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers,” and  #13 on Huffington Post’s “Top 100 Most Social Pros on Twitter.” Ted is the author of "Five-Star Customer Service," "Spoil ’Em Rotten! Five-Star Customer Delight In Action," "Return On Morale, "and has a new book called "A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt To Survive."      ...