August 2015

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28580.mp3 Wayne Allyn Root - Capitalist Evangelist, Vice Prez Candidate and Author of The Power of Relentless: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams [caption id="attachment_14055" align="alignright" width="216"] Wayne Allyn Root[/caption] Wayne Root was the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee and a college classmate of Barack Obama at Columbia University. He is now one of the main representatives of the Libertarian-conservative politics in the mainstream national media. The media calls him "the Anti-Obama." He calls himself a Reagan Libertarian, modeled after his heroes Ronald Reagan, Barry Goldwater and Thomas Jefferson. Wayne is a CEO, serial entrepreneur and small businessman extraordinaire. The media calls him the "Capitalist Evangelist" and "Mr. Relentless." He is a regular guest on many of the biggest television and radio networks in America including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, and radio shows like Glenn Beck, Michael Savage, and Mancow Muller. His political and business careers have been profiled by CNBC, CNN/Money, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME magazine, Newsweek, Fortune, Equities, The Financial Times, Millionaire, Success, Entrepreneur, Worth, and The Robb Report.   Mike Russell - Cloud Guru and Owner of ETS Solutions [caption id="attachment_14057" align="alignright" width="210"] Mike Russell[/caption] Mike Russell runs ETS Solutions, a company designed to help you save money! As your trusted technology advisor, he believes in taking a holistic approach to reviewing a company’s technology pain points by identifying the pain point and solving it. By looking at carrier charges, the need for a disaster recovery/backup technology, slow internet, poor phone service, or outdated phone hardware, they put together a technology solution using their relationships with over 60 voice/data carriers, cloud companies, and IT business partners. They then manage the entire process for their client and act as customer service for any and all issues. Mike is very active in the community, serving on the Advisory Board Member of Kennesaw State University Coles College of Business and the Chair of the Small Business Advisory Committee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. He won the 360 National Award from Channel Partners, the Best Places To Work Award from Atlanta Business Chronicle, and was a Top 5 Small Business Person of the Year for 2009 & 2012 from the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. And he can save you money!   Rebecca Brian Pan - CEO and Founder at Covo [caption id="attachment_14060" align="alignright" width="200"] Rebecca Pan[/caption] Rebecca Pan is a serial-entrepreneur. She started her career running several award-winning creative graphic design agencies, focusing on hospitality & professional service clients. Today, she is launching Covo, a complete ecosystem for today's workforce. Think the Google campus for everyone. Covo offers world-class leadership in co-working space. You can live, work, eat, drink, exercise, and relax all in one space! Their first location is scheduled to open in early 2016 in San Francisco. Covo is a complete ecosystem for the mobile workforce. She also co-founded and scaled NextSpace, a globally recognized industry leader. NextSpace has nine collaborative workspaces in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Chicago.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28563.mp3 Joe Spinella - Opera Tenor Performing Magic and Las Vegas Show Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_13998" align="alignright" width="228"] Joe Spinella[/caption] Joe Spinella was recently considered for a Grammy Award in three categories; Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Producer of the Year.  And, Joe was  named one of the top 5 greatest new breed of tenors in the United States! Joe is a tenor, songwriter, conductor, and is now building a stage extravaganza for Vegas. His tenor voice was described by Town Topics as “a solid Metropolitan Opera level performer.”  Joe was discovered by one of the Metropolitan Opera conductors and was invited to work with Metropolitan Opera coaches in NYC. This began his regular sessions with Joan Dorneman, Luciano Pavarotti’s vocal coach of thirty years and Mignon Dunn, retired MET Opera Star, now vocal instructor.  He is also a master magician, complete with illusions of his own. Joe’s newest endeavor, Tenor of Illusions’ “IllusionAria,”  is a fusion of great Italian, Spanish and English music, with “David Copperfield” style magic.  The show has been written about in U.S.A. Today, the Southwest Italian Magazine, U.S. News and World Report,  and the GIA Mondo newspaper which is distributed in the U.S., London, Switzerland and Italy. Joseph has made three singles in the crossover pop genre under the producing/songwriting talents of Joe Vulpis,  Lady  Gaga’s first songwriter and producer. Joe Vulpis wrote two songs for Joe, “Trust in Me” and “Never Stopped Loving You.”     This show is our 600th! So, we wanted to spend a few minutes talking about the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur. Jim has a special 20 minute monologue for you to consider. Hope you enjoy!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28556.mp3 Christina Daves - Serial Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Inventor, Best Selling Author, PR Expert [caption id="attachment_13958" align="alignright" width="216"] Christina Daves[/caption] Christina Daves is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning inventor, and the founder of CastMedic Designs. She invented her fashionable medical boots after a broken foot left her in an awful walking medical boot, the day before she was headed to New York City. Having previously owned an upscale boutique, Christina thought she would be able to find am accessory to make the boot look somewhat fashion-forward. But, there was nothing available, so she started designing cuffs and accessories to take the boot from a casual affair to the office to formal events. These products allow adults and kids to heal in style. With no budget for publicity, she taught myself everything she could about PR and in less than one year appeared in over 50 media outlets (including national and local television, national magazines and newspapers, and syndicated radio). Christina has also written the bestselling book, "PR for Anyone™ 100+ Affordable Ways To Easily Create Buzz for your Business" and has won tons of awards including being a Finalist for Women Inventorz's 2013 Woman Inventor of the Year Award and winning the Steve Harvey's Top Inventor Award!   Lindsey Anderson - Owner at TrafficAndLeads.com [caption id="attachment_13960" align="alignright" width="202"] Lindsey Anderson[/caption] 'One-Click Lindsey' Anderson is a web strategy expert working with small business owners to help them utilize the web to get more website traffic and leads. Lindsey, oops we mean One-Click Lindsey!,  is the founder and CEO of TrafficAndLeads.com, a site that specializes in driving traffic, getting leads and turning them into lifelong clients. One-Click Lindsey is an expert in landing pages, email sequences, search engine ranking, newsletters, analytics, social media, pay-per-click ads, and blogging. She knows how to utilize the myriad of online marketing options to generate more traffic and leads which produces more paying clients.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28553.mp3 Jeff Hoffman - Priceline Entrepreneur, Hollywood Producer, Grammy Winner [caption id="attachment_13992" align="alignright" width="192"] Jeff Hoffman[/caption] Jeff Hoffman has been the CEO of both public and private companies. He was a part of Priceline.com. uBid.com, CTI, ColorJar, and more. Today, Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. He is on the board of directors of Global Entrepreneurship Week (supporting entrepreneurship in over 130 countries), the US State Department’s GIST program (Global Innovation through Science and Technology, working in 49 emerging nations), the APEC Startup Initiative (the Asia Pacific Economic Council’s 21-member nation association), and many others. He supports the White House, the State Department, and the United Nations on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs. Jeff is a frequent keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 50 countries,  speaking on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leadership. His book, Scale: Seven Proven Principles to Grow Your Business and Get Your Life Back is a how-to guide for growing your business. He is also a Hollywood film producer, the producer of a Grammy winning jazz album, and has produced musical events including concerts, tours, and charity events with such artists as Elton John, Britney Spears, and NSYNC. Jeff is a featured business expert on Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, CNN International, Bloomberg News, CNBC, ABC, and NPR, and in publications including Forbes, Inc., Time, Fast Company, and the Wall Street Journal. Jeff received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the national CEO Council, the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Rising Tide Capital, and the George Brown Award for International Cooperation.   Scott Beebe - My Business On Purpose Head Coach, Podcast Host, and DISC Trainer [caption id="attachment_14025" align="alignright" width="157"] Scott Beebe[/caption] Scott Beebe is a business coach, trainer, and strategist. He partners with small business owners and organizational leaders to help them uncover the things they cannot see, and build actionable strategies to help them live out their business on purpose. Scott focuses on personal vision stories, mission or purpose statements, and core values. Even though he was a below average high school athlete, he worked himself up to a full scholarship as a deep snapper for the Gamecock football team at USC. He graduated from Southwestern Theological Seminary and was a Pastor at several churches and worked as a top sales person for Pfizer, where he was two time Sales Person of the Year. Scott was also the International Administrator for HELP, Inc. and worked with multi-cultural teams both in the U.S., and in Nigeria, to make disciples through sustainable partnerships within six domains of SW Nigeria.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28550.mp3 Brandon Shamim - Award-winning Leadership Development Strategist, Social Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Beacon Management Group  [caption id="attachment_13986" align="alignright" width="215"] Brandon Shamim[/caption] Brandon Shamin is an award winning, business strategist, leadership coach, and college instructor. He spent 20 years in corporate communications, public policy, strategic planning, and business development,and he has creating positioning and influencer strategies for Fortune 500s, private companies and government agencies. Brandon has a record of achievement leading teams and creating results in local government, a Fortune 100 financial/insurance company, a national public policy think tank and as a U.S. Department of Commerce executive. He consults on small business issues and has been cited in the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and Inc. Magazine, and appeared on CNNMoney, Dateline NBC and the Chris Matthews Show. He is an instructor for leadership and organizational culture for Goldman Sachs 10 K Small Business and a Professor of strategic management and branding at UC Riverside's Institute for Global Business. He won the 2011 Recognition as a Forward Thinker by California Forward, the 2011 Innovative Entrepreneur of the Year by the South Asian Business Network, the Corporate Leadership Award from the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center, and the Thomas Jefferson Book Award from the University of Virginia. And he won 18 Commendations from U.S. Congressional, CA state and local legislators!   Chris Marentis - Founder and CEO at Surefire Social  [caption id="attachment_13989" align="alignright" width="189"] Chris Marentis[/caption] Chris Marentis is a passionate entrepreneur and innovator determined to leave a legacy bigger than himself. Chris grew up in an entrepreneurial family with a father who owned a home contracting HVAC business. Chris wants to help the local entrepreneur, like his father, so they are not left behind. This inspired him to write "Surefire Social: the guide for local SMB’s to compete in the digital world." Businesses began asking for help implementing their digital marketing and Surefire evolved into a SaaS and services business. The company’s dramatic growth came thanks to referrals from rabidly loyal clients. The company’s latest innovation Surepulse, an SMB’s Digital CMO, provides data insights and competitive tactics to marketing novices, giving them complete control over their online marketing activities. Chris has spoken at SMX, BIA/Kelsey, Hanley Wood International Roofing Show and Contractor Summit, NAILBA National Conference, Tech Summit, CCN, GAF Wealth Builders, and Gutter Helmet National Dealer. He contributes to Street Fight, Search Engine Land, iMedia, Social Media Today, and Franchising World‏.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28547.mp3 Louis Vargas - Author of "The Authority Mindset," Exec. Producer, Brand Marketing and SEO Expert [caption id="attachment_13983" align="alignright" width="200"] Louis Vargas[/caption] Louis F. Vargas is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, and marketing authority. He is a co-founder and CEO of Local Leads HQ, an Inc. 500 digital marketing and sales lead company. Louis also founded Strategic Edge Profits®, an Inc. 500 business education, sales training, and leadership firm. If that was not enough, he also runs Universal Multimedia Group, a media publisher in the Hispanic and general market with brands such as Todo Suave and Dig! Louis has been responsible for creating sales and revenues over $500 million for companies, and he has spoken before the California Legislature and at major business conferences, USC, Pepperdine University, and UCLA. His clients include AIG Insurance, Ford, Nissan, and GM. His books include 'The Passion-Driven Life: The Secrets of Success, Balance & Fulfillment in 9 Key Areas of Life' (2010, Morgan-James Publishing: New York) and the upcoming book 'The Business Success Principles: Inc. 500 Insider Strategies on How to Grow a Company from Scratch!'   Dr. Chuck Bamford - Managing Partner of Bamford Associates, Author of The Strategy Mindset and Professor of Strategy Design & Implementation [caption id="attachment_13981" align="alignright" width="172"] Chuck Bamford[/caption] Dr. Chuck Bamford is a Managing Partner at Bamford Associates, a strategy consulting firm focusing on creating compelling competitive advantages. Chuck is the author or co-author of six textbooks including some of the leading strategy (Pearson/Prentice-Hall) & entrepreneurship (McGraw-Hill) textbooks used by businesses schools around the world. His latest book "The Strategy Mindset"​ is a short, practical book that is grounded in research and decades of practice. Chuck is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame and has previously been a Professor at TCU, University of Richmond, Queens University of Charlotte and Tulane University. He won 19 teaching excellence awards including 10 Executive MBA Professor of the Year Awards and is a Noble Foundation Fellow in Teaching Excellence. Chuck's clients include ADP, Arbonne, AVID, BB&T, BNSF Railroad, Coca-Cola Bottling, Duke Energy, Siemens, Sikorsky Aircraft, U.S. Army, Volvo, and many others.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28539.mp3 Tracy Enos - LinkedIn Marketing, Keynote Speaker and LinkedIn Lead Generation  [caption id="attachment_13921" align="alignright" width="171"] Tracy Enos[/caption] Tracy Enos is known as The Marketing Mompreneur. She is known as an expert at LinkedIn Marketing, LinkedIn Training, Lead Generation, and Social Media. In 2014, she became the #1 best selling author of “Sell More Luxury Cars Using LinkedIn.” She focuses on using social media and LinkedIn for lead generation, helping businesses with LinkedIn lead generation through various strategies. She also helps them optimize their LinkedIn Profiles, Company Pages, develop and implement a systematic lead generation strategy to increase revenue by 20% to 60% annually. She serves as the local Constant Contact Regional Director, doing local seminars on LinkedIn, Email Marketing, and Social Media Marketing.   Leigh St. John - Turning Self-Employed People into Published Authors & Their Books into Best-Sellers [caption id="attachment_13923" align="alignright" width="211"] Leigh St. John[/caption] Leigh St. John is a member of Mensa, Executive Director of The Masters Media Group, and an accomplished entrepreneur in her own right. She created both successful businesses and a couple of memorable failures, though more of the former than the latter! She was referred to as an ‘Achievement Guru’ by an ABC interviewer. Her media and presentation background includes hosting movie premieres at Warner Bros to black-tie charity events through to week-long corporate professional development retreats. Leigh has coached international trade delegations on behalf of the Australian government and her writing credits are too numerous to list and include authoring several published non-fiction books, ghost-writing over twenty books and several successful blogs, being an Expert Columnist with one of the leading small business magazines, Editor of her own publication, and literally hundreds of published articles.  One of Leigh’s greatest passions is coaching Entrepreneurs and Professionals to position themselves as an Expert in their field by helping them step-by-step to become published authors!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28536.mp3 Jilliene Helman - CEO and Co-Founder of RealtyMogul.com  [caption id="attachment_13918" align="alignright" width="157"] Jilliene Helman[/caption] Jilliene Helman is the crowdfunding hero behind RealtyMogul.com, which is an online marketplace for real estate investing, connecting borrowers and sponsors to capital from accredited and institutional investors. RealtyMogul.com arranges financing for both residential and commercial real estate projects across the entire capital structure, including fix & flip loans (perfect for our listeners!), commercial bridge and permanent loans, and commercial equity - all online. She is a results driven entrepreneur, and a Forbes 30 Under 30 winner. Jilliene is a frequent speaker on the subjects of crowdfunding, real estate finance and entrepreneurship. She was named Crowdfunding CEO of the Year and one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders. Realty Mogul was named one of the Top Startups in the Country for 2013 and has been featured in CNBC, Fox, Forbes, Entrepreneur, NYT and Bloomberg.   Cory Michael Sanchez - Founder of Mojo Global, LinkedIn Marketing Expert, B2B Lead Generation and Author of Got Mojo?: 6 Secrets of Explosive Business Growth from the Marketers of the Year [caption id="attachment_13915" align="alignright" width="174"] Cory Sanchez[/caption] Cory Sanchez is the winner of the “Marketer of the Year” award from the Phoenix Business Journal and is considered  one of the foremost experts in Video Marketing and LinkedIn lead generation globally. Cory is the author of three highly acclaimed books, including “Got Mojo? 6 Award Winning Secrets for Explosive Business Growth” and “Zero to Hero.”  He has dedicated his life to doubling, tripling, and quadrupling profitability in businesses. Cory has trained tens of thousands of entrepreneurs in over 30 countries on how to attract high paying prospects by creating more B2B prospects. He developed the worlds’ most effective strategies and software on attracting affluent, daily leads through LinkedIn, which awarded him as one of the top 1% of influencers in the world. As host of the groundbreaking Mojo Marketing Edge radio show on Voice America, he has interviewed the top marketers and thought leaders. And he was a national champion gymnast at Arizona State University!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28534.mp3 Dan Schawbel - New York Times Bestselling Author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success, Forbes & Inc. 30 Under 30, Founder of WorkplaceTrends.com [caption id="attachment_13888" align="alignright" width="213"] Dan Schawbel[/caption] Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of WorkPlace Trends, a HR website, and Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling book, "Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success," which was named the “career book of the year” by the Chicago Tribune. His first book, "Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future," was a #1 international bestseller and was named the #1 career book of 2009 by The New York Post. Combined, his books have been translated into 14 different languages. Dan is the founder of the Personal Branding Blog, a Forbes ”Top Website for Your Career” and ranked as the #1 Job Blog by Careerbuilder. He is a columnist at both Time and Forbes, a former BusinessWeek columnist, and has contributed to Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Globe And Mail, and numerous others. He’s spoken at some of the world’s most prestigious companies including Google, IBM, Time Warner, Oracle, CitiGroup, McGraw-Hill and Siemens, as well as Harvard Business School, Stanford, Cornell and MIT. Dan was named to the Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2010, the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2012 and the Forbes Top 20 Social Media Influencer List in 2013. He has been featured in Wired Magazine, “The Today Show” on NBC, “Street Signs” on CNBC, ”The Nightly Business Report” on PBS and ELLE Magazine.   Patrick Snow - Book Marketing Coach, Speaker Coach, Professional Speaker, and Best-Selling Author of Creating Your Own Destiny: How to Get Exactly What You Want Out of Life and Work [caption id="attachment_13893" align="alignright" width="197"] Patrick Snow[/caption] Patrick Snow has helped over 850 fiction and non fiction writers get published. He believes that writing and publishing a book is the world's greatest marketing secret, as a book is a tool that you use to publish your ideas, create a platform to attract more speaking, coaching, and consulting opportunities to your bottom line. Patrick has traveled the world as a professional keynote speaker speaking mostly to the markets of corporate, association, and network marketing speaking markets, and has given more than 3,000 speaking engagements over the last 20 years on three continents. Patrick sold upwards of a million book is five languages and 108 countries since 2000, but says he has made almost every mistake one can make in the publishing business! Patrick offers a complimentary 60-minute publishing consultation by phone, Skype, or in person.   ...