December 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27591.mp3 Stephen Lundin - Author and Speaker [caption id="attachment_10990" align="alignright" width="150"] Stephen Lundin[/caption] Stephen is a best-selling author of titles including Fish! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results, Fish! A Remarkable Way To Boost Morale And Improve Results, and Ubuntu!: An Inspiring Story About an African Tradition of Teamwork and Collaboration, which he co-authored with Bob Nelson. Through his writing and speaking, Stephen has worked to help businesses improve their workplace environments. He specializes in innovation, customer service, and workplace morale. He has also shared his knowledge and enthusiasm as a board member on an advisory panel for a leadership program at Rollins College in Florida.   Sue Reager CEO - Founder of Translate Your World [caption id="attachment_10033" align="alignright" width="179"] Sue Reager[/caption] Sue Reager is the CEO of @International Services where she uses her experience in the language technology industry to help bring innovative ideas to the market. She has worked in executive management and as a developer of cloud applications for various platforms. Sue is also the inventor of The System Localizer, which is pre-enabling technology for language translation. She is also a producer and has worked as a professional voice recorder in at least 70 countries, using her skills of speaking 10 languages.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27581.mp3 Josef Holm - Founder of Krowdster and Co-Founder of TubeStart, Inc. [caption id="attachment_10979" align="alignright" width="150"] Josef Holm[/caption] Josef Holm is the Founder of Krowdster, a crowdfunding marketing and analytics software company. He is also the Co-Founder of TubeStart, Inc., a fan supported content development platform targeting digital video creators and filmmakers. Josef has 17 years of experience in startups, business development, digital marketing, and affiliate marketing experience. He thrives on unconventional ways of thinking of doing, and is ranked as a top thought leader in the crowdfunding industry. Josef has also been featured as a speaker at SXSW V2V, Social Media Week LA, Metropole 2013, among other platforms.   Nellie Akalp - CEO and Owner, CorpNet, Incorporated [caption id="attachment_10986" align="alignright" width="150"] Nellie Akalp[/caption] Nellie Akalp is the CEO and Owner of CorpNet, Incorporated, a legal document filing service company where Nellie uses her passion for entrepreneurship to help others start their own businesses. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of La Verne, College of Law with her Juris Doctorate Degree and she has served on the school's Law Review. Nellie has helped more than 100,000 corporations and LLCs start their ventures. At CorpNet she is responsible for managing the daily operations of the company, and she is also a contributor for Entrepreneur, Forbes, Mashable, and other platforms.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27578.mp3 Verne Harnish - Owner, Gazelles, Inc. and Founder of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) [caption id="attachment_10974" align="alignright" width="150"] Verne Harnish[/caption] Verne Harnish is the founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) and is known as the "Growth Guy" as a syndicated columnist. Verne is also the owner of Gazelles, Inc., providing strategic growth and leadership planning through this global education and coaching company. For 15 years he has chaired EO's premier CEO program, the "Birthing of Giants," held at MIT. Verne is also a regular contributor for Fortune magazine and is the author of Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27573.mp3 John Ruhlin - Co-Author "Cutting Edge Sales" and Founder of the Ruhlin Group [caption id="attachment_10949" align="alignright" width="150"] John Ruhlin[/caption] John Ruhlin started the Ruhlin Group back in 2000 as a way to market Cutco Cutlery as high end corporate gifts to companies of all sizes. It has grown to a partnership with Cutco that has allowed his company to become the #1 all time distributor of Cutco in their 60 year history. He is an active consultant to their executives and leadership, and through his business relationship with Cutco, John has been able to build relationships with hundreds of leaders who have sought out his expertise. The core focus for John continues to be impacting sales and relationship development, but he is also branching out into minority ownership of a variety of companies and ventures.   Mystery Guest!  This is a great guest but that's all we can tell you about him, or her!!          ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27571.mp3 John Bates - Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Executive Speaking Success Leadership & Communication Training [caption id="attachment_10940" align="alignright" width="150"] John Bates[/caption] John Bates is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Executive Speaking Success, helping others to gain Leadership & Communication Training. As an executive speaker, he works to develop curriculum for the company programs and is highly regarded as an international communications trainer. Since 2005 John has been working with CEOs and executive teams to assist them with building their presentation, media, and business skills. He also has experience with other startups and has raised millions of dollars in venture capital funding. John is a contributing author to World Class Speaking in Action: 50 Certified Coaches Show You How to Present, Persuade, and Profit, an Amazon best seller.   Jim Britt - Author, Speaker, and Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_10943" align="alignright" width="150"] Jim Britt[/caption] Jim Britt is an author, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker who is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of personal-empowerment and peak performance training. He is author of 12 best selling books including Do This, Get Rich!: 12 Things You Can Do Now to Gain Financial Freedom, Rings of Truth, and The Change: Insights into Self-Empowerment. As a presenter throughout the world, Jim shares his business and personal success principles, reaching more than 1,000,000 people with his messages. He has also been recently named as one of the top 20 success coaches and recognized within the Direct Selling Industry as an expert contributor.  ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27546.mp3 Carmen Carrozza - Business and Life Coach, Speaker, Founder MediaGuestConnect.com, Host of Forward Motion [caption id="attachment_10904" align="alignright" width="150"] Carmen Carrozza[/caption] Carmen Carrozza, also known as the Forward Motion coach, is a business and life coach, speaker, radio program host, and more. He is the founder of MediaGuestConnect.com, a platform for businesses to promote their services, products, and more. Carmen has a knack for communication and connecting with people, which serves him well as he coaches others how to build success by moving forward. He has experience as a financial retail sales executive where he was able to develop communication skills and build relationships with thousands of business owners and individuals.   Farhana Huq - Award Winning Social Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, and Speaker, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist [caption id="attachment_10905" align="alignright" width="150"] Farhana Huq[/caption] Farhana Huq is an award-winning social entrepreneur and executive coach, as well as founder of Surf Life Coaching TM.   She integrates her 15 years of leadership and entrepreneurship experience with coaching, applied neuroscience and surfing (though you don't have to surf to benefit from working with her) to help individuals transition to a business and life they love.  Learn more at www.surflifecoaching.com. She loves nature, the arts, sports, and dance, and they all influence her daily life. Farhana was once on the U.S. National Karate Team, and she loves to surf as it gives her a sense of empowerment and has taught her how to manage her fears and face challenges. She won the Jefferson Leadership Award and the SBA Women in Business Champion Award, and many more.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27542.mp3 Robert Carr - Founder of Heartland Payment Systems [caption id="attachment_10884" align="alignright" width="150"] Robert Carr[/caption] Robert Carr founded Heartland Payments Systems in 1997 and led the company to a Fortune 1000 company with more than 3,000 colleagues and with clients ranging from major retail chains to mom-and-pop businesses - as well education systems. Heartland Payments Systems is one of the largest debit and credit card transaction companies in America and it leads the way in the fight against cyber-crime. Robert is the author of Through the Fires, which tells the story of one of the largest data breeches in US history and how he recovered from it.   Ben Jabbawy - Founder, CEO at Privy [caption id="attachment_10899" align="alignright" width="150"] Ben Jabbawy[/caption] Ben Jabbawy is the founder and CEO of Privy, an online promotions platform that brings small businesses into the much needed loop of online marketing. Before Privy, Ben was active with several other business ventures, including GreatPoint Ventures, Oasys Water, and GPush - a top selling iPhone app. He specializes in product management, business development and strategies, marketing, and startups. Ben attended Cornell University where he studied Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27537.mp3   Sean Mabey - Director of Small Business Strategy and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank [caption id="attachment_10878" align="alignright" width="150"] Sean Mabey[/caption] Sean Mabey is the Director of Small Business Strategy and the Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank. He has more than 16 years of experience in the industry and is recognized as one of the most innovative and non-typical financial professionals in the industry. He works to form strategic partnerships between lines of businesses and the communities they serve, actively works with the operational structure of the organization, and builds strategic teams focused on sales and service. He has been on the show countless times, truly one of our favorite guests. Today he is with us to talk about some new small business confidence data just released by Wells Fargo.   Marilyn Tam - Speaker, ex-President of Reebok and ex-CEO of Aveda [caption id="attachment_10879" align="alignright" width="150"] Marilyn Tam[/caption] Marilyn Tam is a speaker, business consultant, and the owner of Marilyn Tam & Company - an international speaking and consulting company that is dedicated to providing methods to companies, non profits and governmental organizations so that they can achieve their missions and goals. She is a business and leadership coach, a blogger for Huffington Post, and a radio show host of The Happiness Choice on FMG Network. Marilyn is also the author of three books, including The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, How to Use What You've Got to Get What You Want, and Living the Life of Your Dreams: The Secrets to Turning Your Dreams into Reality. Marilyn shares her experience and expertise gained through working with companies such as Aveda Corp., Reebok, and Nike. She also founded the Us Foundation in 1996 and continues to run this global non-profit organization that is devoted to education, environmental issues and building peaceful solutions.   Kevin Peak - Chief Popper at CaJa Popcorn [caption id="attachment_10881" align="alignright" width="150"] Kevin Peak[/caption] Kevin Peak is the founder and chief popper of CaJa Popcorn, a producer of gourmet popcorn in interesting flavors using high quality ingredients. Kevin had a great corporate career but gave it all up to pursue his entrepreneurial desires. CaJa is dedicated to best practices in all aspect of business, from creating the delicious flavors of popcorn to ensuring that they provide customer service at the highest level possible. A large focus of their business is corporate accounts and their mail order popcorn makes a great Christmas gift. Host Jim is addicted!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27530.mp3   Christy Bareijzsa - CEO & Founder of Events By Red Carpet [caption id="attachment_10874" align="alignright" width="150"] Christy Bareijsza[/caption] Christy Bareijzsa is the CEO and Founder of Events By Red Carpet. She has tons of experience with corporate conference and event planning. Christy is one of the most sought after event planners and has worked with a long line of both corporate and celebrity clients including IMG World, Brooks Brothers, Bombardier Flex Jet, American Express Departures Magazine, Brown Forman, as well as radio and television personalities. She gained valuable experience as the Vice President of Corporate Events for one of North America’s top financial firms. Christy has a Certification in Meeting Management designation, a Certified Meeting Professional designation, and a degree in Meeting and Event Management from New York University.   Paul Kreiter - Senior Vice President at American Program Bureau [caption id="attachment_10875" align="alignright" width="150"] Paul Kreiter[/caption] Paul Kreiter is the Senior Vice President at American Program Bureau (APB) where he uses his strong background in education and social services as he focuses on management and talent acquisition. He provides presenters and speakers that reach the target audience. He strives to honor the clients and organizations with which he works by creating platforms where dynamic speakers and innovative ideas can flourish. APB was created in 1965 by Robert P. Walker to create a medium for people to see the most exciting and popular personalities, hear cutting-edge ideas, and experience the leaders, activists, and innovators of the day.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27526.mp3   Lauren Berger - CEO & Founder of Intern Queen, Inc. [caption id="attachment_10870" align="alignright" width="150"] Lauren Berger[/caption] Lauren Berger is the CEO and Founder of Intern Queen, Inc., a career and internship lifestyle hub targeting young people who are searching for internship opportunities. She also recently launched her self-titled site Laren Berger Inc. as a companion to Intern Queen, offering advice on careers, life as an entrepreneur, and workplace fashion. She is passionate about guiding students to the internship of their dreams, and helps create, recruit and execute large-scale campaigns for several brands that appeal to millennials as part of her campus marketing agency. Lauren speaks at dozens of events each year on the topics of internships, careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Her first book, All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience, came out in 2012 and she recently released Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job into Your Dream Career where she shares more of her expertise.   Michael Simmons - Serial Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Empact, and Author [caption id="attachment_10872" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Simmons[/caption] Michael Simmons is the Co-Founder of Empact, a company that helps build entrepreneurship around the world through programs such as the Empact Showcase, an event that brings together some of the country's top young entrepreneurs. He has even been recognized as a young leader by President Obama. Michael started his first business, Princeton WebSolutions, when he was just sixteen years old, and it went on to be recognized by Youngbiz Magazine as the #1 youth-run web development company in the nation. He has also earned three entrepreneurial awards and his work and company have been featured in five books and on numerous media platforms.    ...