July 2015

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28522.mp3   C.J. Box - Author of Badlands: A Novel [caption id="attachment_13863" align="alignright" width="180"] CJ Box[/caption] C. J. BOX is the bestselling author of The Highway, Back of Beyond, and eighteen other novels, including the award-winning Joe Pickett series. Blue Heaven won the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2009, and Box has won the Anthony Award, the Macavity Award, and the Barry Award. His first novel, Open Season, was a New York Times Notable Book and an Edgar Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist. Box's work has been translated into twenty-seven languages. He lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28520.mp3 Corey Poirier - International Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, and Host at Conversations With PASSION Radio Show [caption id="attachment_13831" align="alignright" width="202"] Corey Poirier[/caption] Corey Poirier helps his clients discover new ways to become Super-Achievers, and to find and to focus their passion. He helps organizations discover new ways to keep their employees engaged, becoming Super-Achievers. His radio show has featured Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul), John Gray (Men are from Mars), Dr. John Izzo, and Chalene Johnson. As the author of five books in the "Conversations With" book brand (including the best-selling Conversations With Atlantic Canadians) and the international best-seller "Sharing Your Message With The World," he has become an award winning keynote speaker. Corey has presented to 100,000 attendees and shared the bill with Deepak Chopra and General Rick Hillier, TEDx and MoMonday’s Talks. He is a 7 time  best-selling' author and has a free book offer in the interview to share with you. As a radio interviewer, he has interviewed more than 2800 of the world’s high achievers.   Kim Sutton - Founder of Sutton Strategic Solutions and Infusionsoft Certified Partner  [caption id="attachment_13833" align="alignright" width="216"] Kim Sutton[/caption] Kim Sutton launched Sutton Creative Studios in 2010. Their business services division has now branched out into its own business called Sutton Strategic Solutions, and their team has grown to 16! They propel small business success through the development of strategies and implementation of solutions, especially using Infusionsoft. She says, "I work with phenomenal people to make extraordinary things happen." Today, she is with us to learn how Infusionsoft can help drive your business!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28516.mp3 Amilcar Chavarria - FinTech Entrepreneur & CEO & Co-Founder of FundPaaS [caption id="attachment_13812" align="alignright" width="166"] Amilcar Chavarria[/caption] Amilcar Chavarria created FundPaaS to help businesses turn their customers into investors through crowdfunding. Imagine a button on your site that allows site visitors to invest with just c lick or two! He is a serial financial technology (FinTech) entrepreneur with expertise in crowdfunding, personal finance, fixed income and risk management. He was most recently the Founder and CEO of FinTech Associates where led a major FinTech player to launch the worlds first Wealth Management Cloud, a robust set of Apps & APIs that power Robo Advisors & Digital Wealth Management Platforms. Prior to that, Amilcar was on the leadership team of a venture-backed startup that launched the leading payments and compliance engine for crowdfunding portals and as the Product's General Manager, he increased client growth by 300%.  Amilcar was also the Founder & CEO of BuckSprout, a FinTech company focused on automating the financial advisory process. Prior to becoming a full-time entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, he served as the US Head of Product Control for BlackRock’s Fixed Income Model Based business and managed over $280 billion in assets across 170+ funds and ETFs. Amilcar has visited over 30 countries and completed Mt. Everest’s Base Camp Trek in 2013.   Mark Kohler - Small Business Lawyer  and Author of Lawyers Are Liars and What Your CPA Isn't Telling You  [caption id="attachment_3849" align="alignright" width="181"] Mark Kohler[/caption] Mark Kohler was on the show a coupe of years ago, but he has a new book out that we wanted to share with you. He is dedicated to helping small businesses jump-start the American economy back to life! He has been a legal pundit and news contributor for MSNBC, Yahoo! Finance, and the Wall Street Journal. Mark specializes in tax accounting and is an entrepreneur himself. With these skill sets, he knows how to structure and organize your business while minimizing your tax obligations!  We have him on for some legal freebies for small businesses and some great organizational tips to help you small business operation hum right along without a hitch! And some great advice on LLCs versus a S corps! See Mark here...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28514.mp3 Greg Slamowitz - Author of Flip the Pyramid: How Any Organization Can Create a Workforce that is Engaged, Aligned, Empowered and On Fire & Speaker [caption id="attachment_13809" align="alignright" width="202"] Greg Slamowitz[/caption] Greg Slamowitz is an entrepreneur, investor, author and speaker. He was co-founder and former Co-CEO of Ambrose Employer Group, LLC, a professional employer organization (PEO), which was ranked one of the 50 fastest growing companies by Crain’s New York’s list and was also recognized by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management as one of the “Best Companies to Work For in New York.” Greg co-founded Ambrose in 1997 with $95,000, never accepted outside funding, and sold Ambrose to Trinet (TNET) in July 2013 in a $200 million cash transaction. Greg has also invested in, and is on the board of, a number of early stage companies. He enjoys learning and teaching and has spent considerable time over the last decade meeting with entrepreneurs and business leaders and regularly presents his seminar, “Flip the Pyramid”, around the United States. Greg has also spent considerable time in Washington DC with members and staffers of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives educated them about the challenges to and solutions for America’s businesses. He was a board member and president of the his industry’s trade association, founded and led its political action committee (PAC), and was instrumental in the passage of the Small Business Efficiency Act. Greg was the recipient of the 2001 Ernst & Young New York Entrepreneur of the Year® award in the employment services category and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for Emory University’s School of Law.   Marshall Brain - Founder of HowStuffWorks.com,  Speaker and Author of The Second Intelligent Species: How Humans Will Become as Irrelevant as Cockroaches [caption id="attachment_13774" align="alignright" width="152"] Marshall Brain[/caption] Marshall Brain is a nationally-known entrepreneur, author, consultant, TV host and speaker. He founded HowStuffWorks.com in 1998 as a hobby and sold it to the Discovery Channel for $250 million in 2007. Marshall raised a total of $8 million of venture capital in three rounds, attracted 6 million visitors and 60 million page views per month, and won numerous awards including Time Magazine's 2002-2006 50 Best Web Sites, PC Magazine's Top 100 Classic Web Sites, Scientific American's 2002 and 2004 Sci/Tech Web Award, and Yahoo Internet Life Magazine's Best Science and Technology Resource. He hosted a prime time show "Factory Floor with Marshall Brain" on National Geographic Channel and taped hundreds of radio vignettes for Cox Broadcasting played on 40 stations nationwide. He has written several books, most of which are available for free on his site.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28512.mp3 Stacey Ferreira - CEO & Co-Founder at Forrge and Author of 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World [caption id="attachment_13804" align="alignright" width="318"] Stacey Ferreira[/caption] Stacey Ferreira is co-founder of MySocialCloud.com, an online password manager whose investors included Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock, and Alex Welch. In 2013, she and her brother sold their company to Reputation.com. More recently, Stacey has co-founded 2 Billion Under 20 - a community of extraordinary young individuals who refuse to believe that age is a barrier to achieving greatness. The company helps young people develop and chase their dreams at a young age. Stacey has been featured in many publications including on the cover of Seventeen Magazine (October 2013), The Huffington Post, Women 2.0, Business Insider, TechCrunch, and Forbes. She is a well known speaker and has spoken at popular conferences across the globe, including TechCrunch Bangalore, the Scottish Startup Summit, TEDxYouthSanDiego and GRAMMY Media Week. She was also selected by the US Department of State as a Millennial Expert on Entrepreneurship and has flown across the globe speaking in places like Russia about Entrepreneurship and Business in America.   Sheryl Wolowyk - Speaker and Client Attraction Coach  [caption id="attachment_13807" align="alignright" width="240"] Sheryl Wolowyk[/caption] Sheryl Wolowyk is a best selling author, award winning speaker and business coach. She focuses on service professionals and "expertpreneurs." As an income acceleration coach, she helps service entrepreneurs attract more ideal clients, get paid top dollar, increase their visibility and reach. Sheryl teaches her clients how to create lucrative businesses and influential brands by positioning their expertise, and communicating their value in an authentic and genuine way that doesn’t sound ‘salesy’ or feel uncomfortable. Her clients are able to quickly build connection, garner trust, and attract a steady stream of ideal clients without having to work all the time, or sacrifice their true priorities in life. She is Executive Producer and host of the ExpertPreneur® Radio Show, hosts Expertpreneur® TV, and has been seen on ABC,CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliate stations. Sheryl has appeared on CNBC.com, BostonGlobe.com, MiamiHerald.com, Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com, YahooFinance.com, and has provided her insight and advice in Forbes Magazine and as a National columnist for America’s Premier Experts. Sheryl is also editor and publisher of ExpertPreneur® Magazine, a free digital magazine available on the Apple newsstand and Google playstore in 155 countries.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28497.mp3   Taffy Wagner - President at Own Your Health Care, LLC [caption id="attachment_13778" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Taffy Wagner[/caption] Dr. Taffy Wagner is the President of Own Your Health Care. She is a Certified Educator in Personal Finances, Certified Credit Report Reviewer and Regional Sales Director for Ameriplan. Dr. Wagner is focused on premarital financial counseling. The same way many of you will plan your wedding day, she is here to help you plan and chart out your money and marriage success and the different stages of life it encompasses. She asks you to step back and  talk about your financial behavior and background first as an individual, whether you are the bride or groom and then what is important to both of you as a couple preparing for marriage. Dr. Wagner's clients will journey down the path of being an individual, then a husband/wife, as well as other roles that affect your money and marriage decisions. Today, she is with us to talk about health care, and how you can reduce your costs as a small business owner!   Kristy Harvey - Author of Dear Carolina  [caption id="attachment_13783" align="alignright" width="128"] Kristy Woodson Harvey[/caption] Kristy Harvey is a new Berkley/Penguin Random House author. Her first women’s fiction novel, DEAR CAROLINA was released on May 5, 2015 from , and her next novel, LIES AND OTHER ACTS OF LOVE  is coming in Spring 2016. She is a Southerner through and through, a North Carolina girl who loves all four seasons – especially fall in Chapel Hill, where she went to college. Kristy blogs at Design Chic about how creating a beautiful home can be a catalyst for creating a beautiful life. Her dream of being a published author is finally coming true and she is very excited to share her novels with her amazing fan base and audience!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28495.mp3 Valen Vergara - Award Winning Author, Social Entrepreneur, Game Changer Cohost, and Marketer [caption id="attachment_13756" align="alignright" width="210"] Valen Vergara[/caption] Valen Vergara is an award winning Author, Executive Coach, Speaker & B2C Marketer. Valen is the author of "The People, Planet, Profit Entrepreneur" and is one of the brains behind The Thought Authorities, a branding, publishing and mastermind network. He is the president of Team Made Real Estate (TMR), a multi-divisional real estate firm. TMR is Canada's real estate education, event & investing platform. Valen is also the Organizer for the Everyday Investors United Manitoba. He is the Co-Founder of the Young Entrepreneurs Society International, an exclusive event, seminar & mastermind organization. He is the President of the Winnipeg Campus for The Academy of Significance, and he is the CEO at Now Network Joint Ventures Corp., focusing on US investing. Valen was one of a select few entrepreneurial experts in North America chosen as a cast member in the movie “Game Changer,” a documentary about increasing performance in business & life through the delivery of advanced, practical and implementable strategies.   Mike Carruthers - CEO, Strand Media & Founder of PerfectYourPodcast.com [caption id="attachment_13753" align="alignright" width="199"] Mike Carruthers[/caption] Mike Carruthers has a nationally syndicated radio program on over 130 stations in the U.S.!  He offers 1."Something You Should Know" - a daily feature offering listeners fascinating "news you can use" in areas of concern to today's adults and  2. "Relevant Prep" - a daily service provided to radio air talent that gives them interesting topical and useful information they can share with their listeners. From money and time management to job hunting and parenting, Mike shares great advice on his "Something You Should Know" interviews. He has featured all the very best experts in countless topics. Mike is with us today to talk about his new venture, an educational platform designed to help YOU create the best podcast possible!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28492.mp3 Reza Raji - Founder of Juggle Labs and Winner of 2014 CEA Innovation Entrepreneur Award [caption id="attachment_13731" align="alignright" width="192"] Reza Raji[/caption] Reza Raji is the founder of Juggle Labs and has been creating and delivering great products with great teams. He loves innovating and taking ideas from nothing to life-changing. Reza helped pioneer the concept for connecting sensors and devices to the Internet in 1998 while he was at Echelon, way before internet of things and Cloud were in our vernacular. It ultimately led to his founding of iControl, for which he raised over $110M through angels, Kleiner Perkins, Charles River Ventures, Intel, Cisco, and Comcast. Their customers included ADT (ADT Pulse), Comcast (Xfinity Home), Time Warner (IntelligentHome), Rogers (Home Monitoring), and Cox (Home Security). Reza was the winner of the 2014 CEA Innovation Entrepreneur Award and has 34 US and international patents. His new company, Juggle Labs, created a super fun and easy way to get together with friends.   Mariana Silva-Buck - CEO and President at Beautiful World International Inc [caption id="attachment_13738" align="alignright" width="192"] Mariana Silva-Buck[/caption] Mariana Silva-Buck created a luxury magazine called Beautiful World International. Its core aim and purpose is to bring to life all aspects of luxury lifestyle from fashion to property and from travel to the tools for those leading or aspiring to lead a luxury lifestyle. Through its media outlets, Beautiful World International delivers the very best in luxury lifestyle from around the world. Through its key network of correspondents, affiliations, network, membership and client base the magazine and TV network will inform, highlight and provide coverage of every aspect of luxury lifestyle. So whether you're already an established individual enjoying the finer things in life or aspire to reach a certain status in life and enjoy the trappings afforded by wealth and prosperity then this is the magazine and TV network for you.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28490.mp3 Mike Figliuolo - Managing Director, thoughtLEADERS & Author of Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results [caption id="attachment_13726" align="alignright" width="179"] Mike Figliuolo[/caption] Mike Figliuolo is the Founder and Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS. thoughtLEADERS services are designed to build solid leadership, communication, strategy and operational skills. Mike runs a blog on the thoughtLEADERS website and is the author of "One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership," which is designed to help leaders define who they are and what their personal leadership philosophy is. His other book,  "Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results," shows leaders how to better allocate their energy across their team members to achieve higher levels of performance. He has spent 10 years at thoughtLEADERS, LLC as Managing Director, 3 years at Scotts Miracle-Gro in corporate strategy, acquisitions and service operations, 3 years at Capital One managing collections strategy and operations, 3 years at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant, and 5 years in the US Army as an armor officer. Mike was named the Columbus, Ohio Small Business Leader of the Year by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Business First, and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Leadership Experts in the world in Inc. Magazine.   Bill Barnett - Author of  The Strategic Career: Let Business Principles Guide You [caption id="attachment_13377" align="alignright" width="158"] Bill Barnett[/caption] Bill Barnett is a business and career strategist and the author of The Strategic Career: Let Business Principles Guide You (Stanford University Press). He helps professionals, executives, and people seeking such careers discover their potential callings and develop plans to get there. During his 23 years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Bill advised business clients on top strategy issues. As leader of the firm’s Strategy Practice, he pioneered new ways to develop business strategy. Another of his McKinsey roles was to coach partners on their own strategies to grow their impact in the firm. Later, while teaching business strategy at Yale, he found that students seeking his career advice got fresh insights when they deployed the business concepts from class on themselves. Bill researched and developed two fundamental insights: while the specifics are different, business and career strategy are conceptually identical, and using business strategy concepts can help people plot careers. He created a course to help MBA students at Yale and Rice develop their strategies. The Strategic Career pulls this experience together. It shows readers how to set long-term direction to a field or role that may become a calling, turn that aspiration into a long-term action plan, find opportunities to get started, determine which opportunity to accept, and stay on track over time as things change. Bill is a director on the Boards of Eagle Materials and The Bridge, an overseer of the International Rescue Committee, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has blogged on careers for Harvard Business Review. Earlier, Bill worked at the US Department of State and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, was a member of the US delegation to NATO/Warsaw Pact negotiations, and was a Captain in the US Army in Vietnam.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28486.mp3 Peter Ireland - Buy and Sell Your Business Expert and Founder of AntiVentureCapital and TycoonPlaybook [caption id="attachment_13710" align="alignright" width="164"] Peter Ireland[/caption] Peter Ireland has held executive positions with a number of corporations, both private and publicly-held. In 1988, he became a partner in Ashton Montana & Company, a management consultancy providing financial and marketing services to technology companies. Afterwards, Peter served for over three years as CEO of Leisuretech Corp., a publicly-traded company. He spent another four years managing CalWest, an innovative venture fund geared towards start-up companies. During the late 1990s, he was involved with a number of Seattle-based online companies, including CBeX which became the premiere source for mergers & acquisitions. In addition to his own entrepreneurial forays, Peter has assisted numerous technology companies in selling themselves to investors, acquirers, and the public via IPO. He has appeared numerous times on television, radio, and in print media to discuss various topics relating to entrepreneurship and creative financing for startups. He has been mentioned in the Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, and other publications.   Tracy Ingram - Saving Lives through FDA approved wearables at BioscanR [caption id="attachment_13715" align="alignright" width="203"] Tracy Ingram[/caption] Tracy Ingram has over 10 years experience in Bioinformatics (personal health monitors) and has imported technology from all over the world, specializing in data acquisition and pattern recognition from microdata. As former Director of Research for a military operation, he works on developing adaptive technologies. As a TEDx speaker and cofounder of Healthcamp Florida, an organization focused on identifying breakthrough medical technologies, he has become a leading expert in Bio- entrepreneurship. His newest venture, BioscanR, is a personal health monitoring system that extends the reach of doctors by providing a early warning to potentially critical health issues. The target market is the chronic disease populations and other medically challenged patients who need continuous health monitoring on a temporary basis. BioscanR combines existing FDA approved wearable sensors and software algorithms that monitor trends in vitals during everyday life. BioScanR helps doctors offer preventative healthcare rather than reactive healthcare, which will ultimately save lives and billions of dollars in reactive healthcare treatments.   ...