December 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27506.mp3   Ron Wolf - CFBE - Founder and President of The Original Pie Bar That Pie Place [caption id="attachment_1890" align="alignright" width="179"] Ron Wolf[/caption] Ron Wolf is a Certified Food and Beverage Executive and the founder and President of That Pie Place. With a menu including 37 pies and catering services, this soon to be world famous restaurant has its Pecan Pie also serves a rich and full variety of meals, along with made-to-order pie pockets. Ron is an advisory board member of the International Culinary Tourism Association, regarded as a premier resource for culinary travel. He is also a motivational speaker with Motivational Speakers Worldwide and an instructor at the Art Institute of Atlanta. And he was the founding President of the Georgia Restaurant Association.     Mike Feinman - Owner, President & CEO - FazTex Restaurants, Inc. [caption id="attachment_1891" align="alignright" width="180"] Mike Feinman[/caption] Mike Feinman is the Owner, President, and CEO of FazTex Restaurants, Inc. This is the group that runs Fazoli's Restaurants. He began his restaurant career by helping grow Taco Bell from $750 Million to over $8 Billion, focusing on line management and operations, strategic planning, and operational execution. His experiences also include working within the fitness and premium retail industries, giving him a more diverse background. Mike is also a broker with AWH & Associates, providing business strategy services for small to middle size companies.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27501.mp3   Ross Mason - Founder of The Healthcare Institute for National Renewal and Innovation [caption id="attachment_10851" align="alignright" width="150"] Ross Mason[/caption] Ross Mason is a consultant who specializes in health care and public policy and works to help accelerate company growth through client acquisition, board development, and strategic partner relationship facilitating. He started HINRI, a venture philanthropy, as a platform for working with "portfolio partners" in efforts to serve the indigent and uninsured, autistic children, wounded warriors and their families, and victims of sex trafficking. HINRI also works with other institutions that have the same visions of protecting human rights. As the former Chairman of the Department of Community Health Board, former Chairman of the Metro Atlanta United Way’s Health Access Board, and former Chairman of the Board of Visitors at Georgia Regents University, Ross brings years of experience and expertise to HINRI. He is also the current Chairman of the Commercialization Advisory Board for the Rick Hansen Institute and serves on the Board of Directors of Street Grace.   Brian Mohr - Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Y Scouts [caption id="attachment_10852" align="alignright" width="150"] Brian Mohr[/caption] Brian Mohr is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Y Scouts, a purpose-based leadership search firm. The philosophy of Y Scouts is that the real competitive advantage in business is when you have developed a connection through a similar purpose. The approach the company takes is Purpose Discovery, Personality Discovery, and Profession Discovery. Brian believes that the best companies intentionally focus on living their purposes, staying true to their values, and inspiring their teams through their collective contribution to something bigger than the pursuit of profit.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27495.mp3   Luke Sherwin - Co-founder of Casper [caption id="attachment_10835" align="alignright" width="150"] Casper Mattresses[/caption] Luke Sherwin is part of a team bringing internet retailing to new industries and segments. Casper is an early-stage sleep technology startup based in NoHo, New York City that obsessively engineers sleep products for young professionals. A collaboration of four friends from Brown and RISD, they started the business on a post-collegiate whim. With minor funding, zero full-time employees, and rudimentary management experience, they grew this media and e-commerce company to around 100,000 monthly visitors and 200 manufacturing partners. He guides Casper’s brand and creative direction. He thinks the work-to-lives and live-to-works are missing the point - sleeping to sleep! While in college, he started his university’s largest student-run company. At Casper, he works to make mattresses marvelous.   Steve Strauss - Web.com Survey Data with Senior USA TODAY Small Business Columnist [caption id="" align="alignright" width="150"] Steve Strauss[/caption] Steve Strauss is a leading small business expert and shares his wealth of knowledge as an internationally recognized speaker, columnist, and attorney. He is also the author of 17 books, including The Small Business Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Succeed in Your Small Business. As a weekly columnist at USATODAY.com, Steve gives insight to small business owners and entrepreneurs on everything from writing in the workplace to marketing, and his column is one of the longest-running business columns in the world - running for 17 years. Steve has spoken as an expert for the U.S. State Department in locations such as India, Japan, Mongolia, and the West Bank, and he sits on the Board of the World Entrepreneurship Forum in France.   Dr. Alan Rabinowitz -  Founder of Panthera [caption id="attachment_10822" align="alignright" width="150"] Alan Rabinowitz[/caption] Dr. Alan Rabinowitz is the Founder of Panthera, a non-profit conservation organization devoted to protecting the 37 species of cats in the world. He is an American zoologist, conservationist, and field biologist who worked extensively with the Wildlife Conservation Society for more than 30 years. Time magazine once called him the "Indiana Jones of Wildlife Protection" as he passionately strives to save tigers, lions, jaguars, and snow leopards, along with their habitats. He has written numerous books, including his latest An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar.   Ronak Massand - Co-Founder and CEO of Parkloco [caption id="attachment_10823" align="alignright" width="150"] Ronak Massand[/caption] Ronak Massand is the Co-Founder and CEO of Parkloco, an innovative company that works directly with parking lot operators and owners to help provide solutions for vehicle parking - with a motto of "Worry free parking that lets you park like a local." Ronak graduated from Brown University where he pursued a Master's Degree in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, after having received a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Mumbai University in India. He is also published in the International Journal of Scientific and Research Publication with an article titled Pattern Following Bot.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27489.mp3   Jeff Galloway - Olympian and President of Jeff Galloway Productions [caption id="attachment_10818" align="alignright" width="150"] Jeff Galloway[/caption] Jeff Galloway is a US Olympian and President of Jeff Galloway Productions where he shares his passion for running and helps others reach their fitness goals. He is a speaker and facilitator of running schools, retreats, and training programs, as well as a Runner's World columnist. Jeff is also the inventor of the run-walk-run training method and has written 19 books about running, walking, and fat-burning exercises, including the title book behind his training method: The Run-Walk-Run Method. He started his first business in 1973 - a specialty store for runners called Phidippides - and he has been deleted as the most recognized runner in America!   David Long - CEO at MyEmployees and Bestselling Author of "Built to Lead" [caption id="attachment_10819" align="alignright" width="150"] David Long[/caption] David Long is the CEO of MyEmployees and the author of the bestselling book Built to Lead: 7 Management R.E.W.A.R.D.S Principles for Becoming a Top 10% Manager. At MyEmployees, started in his parents' garage more than 25 years ago, David and the team at his company specialize in helping business managers reach their goals through effective and positive relationship building with their employees. David is also a speaker who strives to inspire listeners and give them the tools they need to get results. He is so passionate about and committed to his work that if clients don't feel they gained worthwhile information from his speaking - they owe him nothing.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27485.mp3 Peter Leyden - Founder of Reinventors and Tech & Future Trends Expert [caption id="attachment_10732" align="alignright" width="150"] Peter Leyden[/caption] Peter Leyden is the Founder of Reinventors, designed to start conversations about fundamental innovation - reinvention - across many diverse industries to develop strategies that address modern challenges in the world. Reinventors brings together entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, scientists, technology experts, and others who are interested in the mission of transformation that brings needed change. Peter was also the managing editor of Wired and brings to the table almost 20 years of experience working in Silicon Valley. He hosts Reinvent America, a series that addresses the challenges affecting various fields of technology, science, business, and industry. He co-authored What's Next? Exploring the New Terrain for Business and The Long Boom: A Vision for the Coming Age of Prosperity.   Eric Douglas - Author of The Leadership Equation: 10 Practices That Build Trust, Spark Innovation, and Create High Performing Organizations and CEO of Leading Resources Inc. [caption id="attachment_10802" align="alignright" width="150"] Eric Douglas[/caption] Eric Douglas is CEO of Leading Resources Inc. (LRI), a management consulting firm founded in 1998 in Sacramento, California. It is dedicated to developing leaders and leading organizations. LRI has grown steadily since its founding and today serves clients across the United States and around the world. An honors graduate of Harvard University, Eric started his career as a newspaper reporter and editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. As a leadership coach and consultant, he has been recognized by the Institute of Management Consultants for his work. He also devotes considerable time to charitable and community projects.    ...