May 2015

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28261.mp3 Mike Peters - Serial Entrepreneur, Problem Solver and Investor  [caption id="attachment_9239" align="alignright" width="162"] Mike Peters[/caption] Mike Peters brings 30 years of experience in the software industry.  Growing up, Mike was a whiz-kid, who dropped out of high-school to pursue his passion with technology.  Mike sold his first commercial software by the time he was 13.  He was approached by Microsoft when he was 16 and made his first million by 23. Mike has had multiple exits, as a co-founder of several successful companies. Having spent just 4 years in Silicon Valley, he raised 46.5 million in venture funding and has filed for patents. Mike grew his latest venture to ten thousand users in just months and is with us today to give us a step by step methodology to achieve these results.  Great stuff.   Michael Anderson - Educator, Speaker, Expert in Executive Joy and Founder of the Executive Joy Institute  [caption id="attachment_12756" align="alignright" width="192"] Michael Anderson[/caption] Michael Anderson is an educator, speaker, and author.He helps others develop authentic happiness. Michael is the founder of The Executive JOY Institute, where they specialize in leading competitive, driven people through personal transformation, freeing them of subconscious beliefs and bringing joy and happiness into their lives. They do this through speaking engagements, workshops, training classes, online classes, and the blogs. Michael is a writer and columnist for Entrepreneur.com. He is excited to be appointed as President for the founding Board of Directors for Conscious Capitalism San Diego. Conscious Capitalism builds on the foundations of Capitalism supporting voluntary exchange, entrepreneurship, competition, freedom to trade and the rule of law. Michael was Chief Dude at Entrepreneur's Organization in San Diego for six years.  He recently a book called The Experiment: Discover a Revolutionary Way to Manage Stress and Achieve Work-Life Balance. To download a free gift go to: https://yg190.infusionsoft.com/app/form/schoolforstartups    ...

Listen Live on Thursday the 14th at 6pm ET on Liberty Express Radio! Susie Miller - Marriage & Relationship Coach and Author of Listen Learn Lovebook  [caption id="attachment_12737" align="alignright" width="200"] Susie Miller[/caption] Susie Miller is The Better Relationship Coach™. As a therapist and coach for the last 20+ years, Susie’s passion is to help people keep from settling for mediocre relationships with those they love and through the process. She loves to help entrepreneurs understand their impact on those around them, and how to be a better entrepreneurial spouse. Susie helps people reduce stress and communicate effectively. Susie’s personal like has often read like a Shakespearen tragedy but she’s known for her outlook on life as a “possibilitarian”! Over the years, Susie has helped countless men, women, and couples improve communication, increase intimacy, create meaningful and enjoyable relationships. As the wife of a lifetime entrepreneur and one herself for the past 15, Susie works with entrepreneurs and busy executives to help them not bankrupt their marriage in pursuit of success.   Dr. Josh Davis - Director of Research and Lead Professor at The NeuroLeadership Institute  [caption id="attachment_12739" align="alignright" width="168"] Josh Davis[/caption] Josh Davis, Ph.D. is the author of the new book Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done. He holds degrees from Brown and Columbia Universities and his past work has included mechanical engineering, Brooklyn Public High School teaching, and serving on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Barnard College of Columbia University. Currently, he is the Director of Research and Lead Professor for the NeuroLeadership Institute. He also coaches and trains individuals in the art of public speaking and managing being overwhelmed. His writing has appeared in Harvard Business Review, strategy+business, Training + Development, People & Strategy, the NeuroLeadership Journal, and Psychology Today. He co-edits the NeuroLeadership Journal.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28258.mp3 Lisa Calhoun - CEO of Write2Market, one of the Top 10 Agencies in U.S. for Start Ups [caption id="attachment_12708" align="alignright" width="161"] Lisa Calhoun[/caption] Lisa Calhoun founded public relations agency Write2Market in 2006. The Atlanta PR firm specializes in tech startups and is recognized as among the Top 10 Public Relations Agencies in the United States and among the 100 Strongest Agencies in the United States. Lisa is a contributor to Inc. Magazine and is frequently published on tech public relations and startup marketing. She also has appeared in Wired, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and CEO.com. She was honored by the American Business Awards as a Female Entrepreneur of the Year and has spoken for the National Speakers Association, Department of Energy, and Stanford Alumni Association. Lisa recently published a book for female founders, How You Rule The World, and is the publisher of the online magazine FemaleEntrepreneurs.   Dr. Kathleen Eisenhardt - Professor at Stanford university and Author of Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World [caption id="attachment_12713" align="alignright" width="180"] Dr. Kathleen Eisenhardt[/caption] Dr. Kathleen Eisenhardt is a Professor of Strategy and Organization at Stanford University and is widely known for her work on strategy, strategic decision making, and innovation in rapidly changing and highly competitive markets. She is the co-author (with Shona L. Brown) of the book "Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos," published by Harvard Business School Press, which is the winner of the George R. Terry Award and an Amazon Top 10 Business and Investing book. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for both her research and her teaching, and serves as the Associate Director of the Stanford Computer Industry Project (SCIP).  Kathleen' has been a Fellow of the World Economic Forum (Davos) and Clinton Global Initiative. She has won many awards including the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, ASQ Scholarly Contribution Award, and Schendel Best Paper prize, has four honorary degrees, and has given Oxford’s Clarendon Lectures. She was recently noted the most cited research author in strategy and organization studies during the past 25 years.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28254.mp3 Kim Garst - Social Selling Professional and Best Selling Author of Will the Real You Please Stand Up: Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media [caption id="attachment_12684" align="alignright" width="200"] Kim Garst[/caption] Kim Garst has owned an online businesses for over 20 years. She is recognized as a leading authority on social selling and has over 350,000 followers on Twitter! Today, she focuses on speaking and training business owners worldwide on social selling techniques. Her newest book, "Will the Real You Please Stand Up: Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media" was just released in January. Kim is extremely passionate about sharing her knowledge around social selling as a way to grow your business. Forbes recognized her as one of the Top 50 Social Media Influencers in 2012 and 2013, and she was named a Top 10 Women Social Media Influencers in 2013. Kred.com named her one of the top 10 social media bloggers. She says that, "Marketing is no longer about one-sided conversation where you push your sales message at your target market. Rather, successful social selling marketing is dependent upon your ability to build relationships and have conversations with your consumers using social media."   Barry Chandler - Founder and Chief Brand Officer at Storyforge [caption id="attachment_12686" align="alignright" width="200"] Barry Chandler[/caption] Barry Chandler is Founder of Storyforge, a brand strategy company focused on positioning businesses and organizations for success. They create internal and external alignment of vision, message and strategy utilizing a proprietary "Brandforging" process. The team benchmarks clients on a growth and alignment scale, allowing them to prescribe the most appropriate course for action. Their clients range from small pre-revenue start-up clients to large international real estate companies and everything in between, but all of their clients share a desire to achieve and serve a purpose beyond profit. Storyforge is the fourth company that Barry has started. His previous company, a digital agency, was acquired in 2012 by a publicly traded technology company that then hired him as Chief Marketing Officer, a role he held until setting up Storyforge in late 2014.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28253.mp3 Patrick Sweeney - Co-founder of The Silver Realigning Best-Selling Author of Succeed on Your Own Terms [caption id="attachment_12674" align="alignright" width="200"] Patrick Sweeney[/caption] Patrick Sweeney is the best-selling co-author of Succeed on Your Own Terms, and the former president of Caliper, an international consulting firm. Through the use of its signature personality assessment, Caliper helped over 25,000 companies around the world, including Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, Caterpillar, and even the World Series Champion Chicago White Sox, to assess and develop the talents of more than two million applicants and employees. Patrick has excited audiences around the world on “How to Identify and Develop Your Real Potential.” Sweeney is also the co-author of "How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer," which is available in six languages. Patrick is a leader who is able to connect with and bring out the best in others. He is a marketing executive who combines creativity with goal-breaking results, an ex-speechwriter for a governor, a New York Times Bestselling author, and a speaker. He presented around the world, including HSM in Brazil and the China Economic Forum, and has contributed to top-tier publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Businessweek.   Charlene Li - CEO of Altimeter Group and Author of The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation [caption id="attachment_12679" align="alignright" width="216"] Charlene Li[/caption] Charlene Li is the Founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller "Open Leadership." She is also the co-author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling book "Groundswell," which was named one of the best business books in 2008. Her next book "The Engaged Leader" was publish in March 2015. Charlene is one of the foremost experts on social media and technologies, and a consultant and thought leader on leadership, strategy, social technologies, interactive media and marketing. Formerly, she was vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, worked in online newspaper publishing, and was a consultant with Monitor Group. Charlene was named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company in 2010 and one of the most influential women in technology in 2009, and she is frequently quoted by The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, The Associated Press, The McNeil News Hour, ABC News, CNN, and CNBC. She has even appeared on 60 Minutes!  She is a much-sought after public speaker and has spoken at top conferences such as the World Business Forum, World Economic Forum, American Society of Association Executives, SXSW, and Web 2.0.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28241.mp3 Ben Decker - CEO of Decker Communications and Author of Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action [caption id="attachment_12662" align="alignright" width="176"] Ben Decker[/caption] Ben Decker is a communication skills expert. He works to transform individuals to increase their impact. In addition to speaking and leading executive programs, he spearheads Decker Communication’s strategy and expansion efforts. His previous experience and success in sales in the telecommunications and surgical industries validated the importance of communicating effectively, even in the most brief interactions. The goal of his company is to enable people to see how they are when speaking using video feedback and address ways to improve their behavior by making them aware of their nervous habits. The difference it makes in peoples' communication is remarkable, whether they speak to one person or speak to a large audience.   Dr. Philip Kotler - S.C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University and Author of Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System [caption id="attachment_12666" align="alignright" width="360"] Indonesian Stamp w Dr. Kotler[/caption] Dr. Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his Ph.D. at MIT in economics and did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University. Dr. Kotler is widely acknowledged as the father of modern marketing and the world’s foremost expert on strategic marketing. He was voted the first Leader in Marketing Thought by the American Marketing Association and named The Founder of Modern Marketing Management in the Handbook of Management Thinking. He holds major awards including the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Distinguished Marketing Educator Award and Distinguished Educator Award from The Academy of Marketing Science. The Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) named him Marketer of the Year and the American Marketing Association described him as “the most influential marketer of all time.” He has authored over 50 books on all aspects of marketing, including the most widely used marketing textbook in graduate business schools worldwide, Marketing Management, now in its 14th edition. He has consulted for IBM, General Electric, AT&T, Honeywell, Bank of America, Merck and was ranked the fourth most Influential Business Writers/Management Gurus, following Peter Drucker, Bill Gates, and Jack Welch, in a survey of 1,000 executives from 25 countries. The Wall Street Journal ranked him the sixth most influential business thinker and Professor Kotler was honored on his seventy fifth birthday with a commemorative postage stamp from Indonesia!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28239.mp3 Marjorie Perry - President & CEO, MZM Construction Co. and Radio Personality  [caption id="attachment_12652" align="alignright" width="200"] Marjorie Perry[/caption] Marjorie Perry is President and CEO of MZM Construction & Management Company. Under her leadership, the has built stadiums and airports and everything in between. Not many women can make a claim like that, so she has become a role model for women and minorities in business. Trained as an educator, her teaching career was diverted after being caught in a series of layoffs within the Newark Public School system.  In a fortuitous career move, she decided to try her luck in sales and marketing and went on to become a highly successful executive with 3M, Johnson & Johnson and United Airlines.  She launched a consulting company focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed in the marketplace, but it wasn’t long before she partnered with two of her clients and launched MZM Construction & Management. Soon after, Marjorie bought her partners out and became the sole principal of MZM.  She has sustained a multi-million dollar bottom-line for the past 19 years and she is now a coveted inspirational speaker and writer, motivating people with the message that, “You too can do it!” Marjorie has received numerous awards including selection as the 2012 New Jersey State Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, recipient of the 2012 Garden State Woman, induction into the 2012 New Jersey Business Hall of Fame, induction into New Jersey's premier business publication NJBIZ’s 2011 Business of Hall of Fame Best 50 Women in Business, and one of the Top 25 Entrepreneurs in New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie selected her to be a member of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.  She was also recently chosen to participate in the Small Business Advisory Board program with UBS and The Clinton Foundation.   Wendy Huang - CEO at China Success Institute  [caption id="attachment_12313" align="alignright" width="149"] Wendy Huang[/caption] Wendy Huang is CEO of the China Success Institute, was born and raised in China and graduated from Northwestern University. She has been called “The China Success Coach” and coaches Fortune 500 executives and government officials for success in communicating with Chinese decision makers. She is the author of the upcoming book "Win in China - Strategies and Tactics to Capture the World's Most Fascinating Market." Wendy also publishes Hot Trends in China 2016, an annual summary of China's fastest-growing consumer and business trends. She teaches us today how to expand into China, be it through opening an office there or exporting Chinese products for sale in the US market.       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28233.mp3 Erica Peitler - Leadership Performance Coach, CEO of Erica Peitler & Associates and Author of Leadership Rigor!: Breakthrough Performance & Productivity Leading Yourself, Teams, Organizations [caption id="attachment_12628" align="alignright" width="214"] Erica Peitler[/caption] Erica Peitler is a dynamic thought leader who designs "Leadership Journey's" that facilitate leadership development. Erica brings her operational, strategic and team based organizational leadership experiences to accelerate action learning that can be "applied on the ground and in real time." She helps leaders learn how to lead themselves, lead teams and lead at the organizational level with signature models and frameworks. She has assisted in global leadership development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, progressive mid-sized organizations, and small businesses too. Erica blends a deep expertise in Cultural change, Talent Development, Strategic Planning and Performance Management. Her book, "Leadership Rigor!," became a best seller, reaching #1 in Canada, #1 in Australia, #6 in the UK and #3 in the United States. Erica was also selected as one of 50 Best Women in Business by New Jersey Biz Magazine.   Chris Cannon - Founder of ManhoodModel.com [caption id="attachment_12630" align="alignright" width="200"] Chris Cannon[/caption] Chris Cannon is a bestselling author and creator of The Manhood Model.  He is dedicated to assuring the success of men “at risk” and others who are, but don’t know it. Chris' mission is helping men maximize their mission as men and he trains men nationally on how to lead as men. After struggling to overcome sex, drugs, and low-academic performance as a college football player, he discovered his passion for helping men overcome these same challenges. Audiences often express their appreciation for the positive impact of his award-winning, interactive, nontraditional presentations have on them. He has been called America's #1 Encouragement Coach!   Tim Sinclair - CEO of RINGR [caption id="attachment_12632" align="alignright" width="200"] Tim Sinclair[/caption] Tim Sinclair's story is guaranteed to make you jealous. He got VC funding the 1999 way, after just a meeting or two, with no plan written, and in just days! Tim worked in the radio industry for a coupe of decades, and had a light bulb moment one day. He realized you can record a better-sounding long-distance interview or sales meeting than most any radio station or podcaster on the planet. You don't need a microphone or even need a computer. All you need is a mobile device and the Ringr app. The patent-pending technology connects two parties, records unbelievably clear audio, merges the files, and provides you with an amazing sounding conversation. Whether you're hosting a radio show in New York City or a podcast in your basement, Ringr can make each and every one of your interviews sound like a million bucks.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28231.mp3 Ed McLaughlin - Bootstrapping Entrepreneur and Author of The Purpose is Profit [caption id="attachment_12605" align="alignright" width="200"] Ed McLaughlin[/caption] Ed McLaughlin is a bootstrapping entrepreneur and author. He is the Founder of four B2B businesses and an investor in start-ups and real estate. He was an Executive with Johnson Controls, a Partner at Trammell Crow Company, a Regional Marketing Manager at Hewlett-Packard, and a salesman for IBM. Ed founded a real estate services company, United Systems Integrators Corporation in 1991, and grew it into an Inc 500 Company. It was sold it to Johnson Controls in 2005. Ed became CEO of their Global Workplace Business for the Americas. He was honored by Ernst and Young as Entrepreneur of the Year for Business Outsourcing in 2001. Having bootstrapped four companies, Ed just released a new book, "The Purpose Is Profit: The Truth about Starting and Building Your Own Business." The book is for entrepreneurs, frustrated corporate managers, and transitioning professionals with a burning desire to start their own business.   Gary Beatty - Founder & President at Inland Shrimp Company [caption id="attachment_12606" align="alignright" width="170"] Gary Beatty[/caption] Gary Beatty is Founder and President of Inland Shrimp Company. Inland Shrimp grows shrimp indoors in the midwest, thousands of miles from any ocean! They are just starting their business, designed to set the domestic shrimp industry standard. Gary's goal is to capture and dominate the market with scalable technology while creating local jobs and providing the freshest, healthiest shrimp. Inland Shrimp Company was created to help bring the idea of fresh, sustainable shrimp farming into the heartland of America and to help satisfy the world's hunger for sustainable seafood. Gary is a life long self confessed foodie who started his first garden when he was 8. His first job was at a catering company when he was 13, making $1.50 an hour and all he could eat. The first real job he had was washing dishes and later went to work at one of Cincinnati’s 5 Star restaurants.   Pam Levin - Creating Amazing Health at PassionatelyPam.com and HuffingtonPost Blogger  [caption id="attachment_12607" align="alignright" width="200"] Pamela Levin[/caption] Pamela Levin started academically with a base in engineering and a MBA, then used it to catapult her to build skyscrapers! But now she is an entrepreneur in the health and well being industry. She loves creating change and growing things. The entrepreneurial bug bit her when I was about 10 years old and she hosted kid shows in her neighborhood to raise money for animal shelters. She built PassionatelyPam.com because she has a relentless desire to inspire others to optimize their health through balanced lifestyle, positive thinking and practicing their life purpose. For the past seven years, she has studied Ayurvedic health, a 5,000 year old Hindu system of holistic health and healing, epigenetics, psychoneuroimmunology, emotional mind-body connections and many other disciplines of health.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28225.mp3 Anna Vanlandingham - Founder of Pinterest Pro - Teaching Business Owners to Use Pinterest  [caption id="attachment_12603" align="alignright" width="200"] Anna Vanlandingham[/caption] Anna Vanlandingham is a Southern Lady with a teacher's passion! She taught economics for over 25 years, and a couple of years ago, as she was teaching the impact of social media on the U.S. market, she saw the potential for Pinterest. Anna helps small to large businesses to reach active shoppers by building a call-to-action via images. She launched Pinterest Pro, a consulting service where she teaches owners to “Pin Their Pathway to Profitability." Anna points out the top three misconceptions about Pinterest: 1. It’s Just For Women, 2. My Intern Can Do This, and 3. Pictures Won’t Explain My Business. Great information on the latest social media must!   Kevin Crane - Co-Owner at Kids Connection Learning Center and Author of Access Granted: A retired Special Agent's insider look into obtaining your government security clearance fast and efficiently, overcoming background issues, and exploding your career and income! [caption id="attachment_12601" align="alignright" width="200"] Kevin Crane[/caption] Kevin Crane manages a mid-level size business of 50 plus employees that provides professional child care to over 200 children ages 6 weeks to 13. His daily management duties include overseeing all personnel, insuring all fiscal matters are in order, providing guidance to the management team, and growing the company through use of marketing tools. He also just released a new book describing his prior experience in the National Security space. It provides the reader with guidelines, tips, and useful information from a retired Special Agent into obtaining your government security clearance fast and efficiently, overcoming background issues, and exploding your career. He also shares best practices for hiring and HR issues.   ...