November 2015

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29008.mp3   John David Mann - Serial Entrepreneur and Co-Author of I Should Be Dead: My Life Surviving Politics, TV, and Addiction John Mann has co-written  a new book about political strategist and CNN commentator Bob Beckel. John has been with us before to talk about his bestseller, The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea which has sold over 500,000 copies! At age 17, John and a few friends started their own high school! Before turning to business and journalism, he forged a successful career as a concert cellist and prize-winning composer. At 15 he was recipient of the 1969 BMI Awards to Student Composers and several New Jersey State grants for composition; his musical compositions were performed throughout the U.S. and his musical score for Aeschylus’ “Prometheus Bound” (written at age 13) was performed at the legendary amphitheater at Epidaurus, Greece, where the play was originally premiered. In his twenties and thirties he founded four companies, built a multi-million-dollar sales organization, and established several national business journals. John is an award-winning author whose writings have earned the Nautilus Award, the Axiom Business Book Award (Gold Medal), and Taiwan’s Golden Book Award for Innovation.   Joe Calloway - Leadership & Performance Speaker and Author of Magnetic: The Art of Attracting Business [caption id="attachment_15516" align="alignright" width="240"] Joe Calloway[/caption] Joe Calloway helps great companies get even better by helping organizations and top-performing individuals focus on what is truly important, by inspiring constant improvement, and by motivating people to immediate action. A business author, advisor, and speaker, Joe's corporate client list reads like a Who's Who in business, including companies like Coca-Cola, IBM, Cadillac and American Express. Joe is the author of six ground-breaking business books including "Becoming A Category of One," which received rave reviews from the New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, Retailing Today and many others. 77% of consumers are more likely to buy a product they learned about from their friends and family. 85% of Facebook users recommend brands they like to friends. 81% of U.S. online shoppers make purchase decisions based on their friends' social media posts. His new book, "Magnetic," shows you how to be the brand they are talking about. Joe is also Executive In Residence at Belmont University’s Center For Entrepreneurship, which has been named as a national Top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program by Princeton Review.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28962.mp3 Michael L.F. Slavin -  Author at One Million in the Bank: How To Make $1,000,000 With Your Own Business Even If You Have No Money or Experience [caption id="attachment_15478" align="alignright" width="215"] Michael L.F. Slavin[/caption] Michael L. F. Slavin is an entrepreneur, investor and President of U.S. Emerald Energy, an oil and gas exploration company. Mike served for ten years in the U.S. Army, first as an infantry officer and then as an aviation officer. He commanded two aviation units, served as an aide to the President of the United States during a state visit, and flew scouting missions over the Korean DMZ. While his current ventures have brought him personal and financial success, he also had some "in-between" years. He was in-between jobs, in-between businesses, in-between homes, in-between broke and just over broke. He was a headhunter, an insurance salesman, a self-employed mergers and acquisitions consultant, and the CEO of a title company. Today, Mike is passionate about giving back to his community and creating and sharing resources that help entrepreneurs succeed. His book tackles how to find a business idea and how to get it funded, offering some great, innovative ideas on both. He serves on the board of the charity Justice for Children and writes and speaks about entrepreneurship to a variety of audiences.   Dr. Peter Navarro - China Expert, Professor at UC Irvine and Author of Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World [caption id="attachment_15485" align="alignright" width="232"] Peter Navarro[/caption] Dr. Peter Navarro is a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, this distinguished macroeconomist has written extensively on Asia as well as lived and worked there. He has published ten previous books, most recently "Death by China", "Seeds of Destruction", "Always a Winner", and the bestselling "The Coming China Wars." In 2001, his "If It's Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks" was also a bestseller. He appears regularly in such media outlets as the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the CBS News, including 60 Minutes. His op-ed articles have been published in the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28963.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7489" align="alignright" width="179"] Bob Burg[/caption] Bob Burg - Keynote Speaker, Co-Founder and Coauthor of The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea  Bob Burg has honored us before on the show and his book "The Go-Giver" is one of the best selling business books of all time. He is one of the very top writers, speakers, and thought leaders. Bob speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including many of the Fortune 500 companies. He is best known for his book Endless Referrals and Adversaries into Allies: Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion. But his business parable, The Go-Giver (coauthored with John David Mann) has had the greatest impact. It has been translated into 21 languages and was Bob’s fourth book to sell over 250,000 copies. Today, he is with us to talk about the new edition to the "The Go-Giver."      Davin McCoy - Singer and Songwriter of "Whiskey Sexy" [caption id="attachment_15460" align="alignright" width="198"] Davin McCoy[/caption] Davin McCoy is a singer-songwriter. We discuss the similarities between the recording industry and entrepreneurship. Davin has the same problems entrepreneures do, like building platform, getting customers to buy, etc. His new album, Whiskey Sexy, is produced by Don McCollister, the guy behind Shawn Mullins, Third Day and Sister Hazel. “Davin’s voice is so compelling,” McCollister says. “As soon as he opens his mouth in front of a microphone, everybody stops to listen. Working on this record with him really rekindled my fire.” Together, they recorded Whiskey Sexy in just two weeks, and today Davin shares great insights into the business side of making great music.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28964.mp3 Justin Sachs - Founder of Motivational Press and Author of Skyrocket: Your Sales, Your Business, Your Success [caption id="attachment_15268" align="alignright" width="192"] Justin Sachs[/caption] Justin Sachs published his first book at 18, and now has published several more, 5 of which are best sellers! He owns 8 companies, including Motivational Press which has published 50 authors! His international speaking tour, The Ultimate Success Tour, cemented his position as one of the world’s leading leadership and peak performance speakers. Having advised and trained hundreds of thousands of people internationally, Justin is a highly regarded business expert on effectiveness, peak-performance, and marketing tactics. Justin has produced 3 movies including his best-selling Achieve Your Ultimate Success. He has written on topics ranging from leadership to business growth. He has been featured in hundreds of media outlets throughout the world including MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, and Yahoo Finance and alongside world-renowned business experts including Brian Tracy, John Assaraf, Mark Victor Hansen, Loral Langemeier and many others. This show features the latest episode of our entrepreneurial serial podcast! The story is called “Venture and Vultures: An Entrepreneurial Thriller.” Here is Chapter Sixteen. Hope you enjoy!  A Review of Past Episodes….. Prologue - “Boys, Do You Understood How a Loan Works?” Chapter One - “The Name of the Game Is Guts” Chapter Two - “You Don’t Have a Clue” Chapter Three – “So, What Are the Next Steps?” Chapter Four – “Its Like a Vacuum in There!” Chapter Five – “Can We Break Even?” Chapter Six – ”Drive Faster, the Cell Is Not Working” Chapter Seven, “You Want Flooding Keyboards or First Period?” Chapter Eight, “Why Does He Keep Pulling his Dick?” Chapter Nine, “4000 Miles in 3 Days!” Chapter Ten, "Dude! We Are on Fire!" Chapter Eleven, "You’ve Done Surprisingly Well" Chapter Twelve, "Things Look Really Bad" Chapter Thirteen, "Are You Looking for Investors?" Chapter Fourteen, "Does that Mean We Get to Party with Clint Eastwood?" Chapter Fifteen, "Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner" and now Chapter Sixteen, "So, Who's the CEO of this Business?" ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28965.mp3 Andrea Vahl - Facebook Marketing Expert, Strategist, and Speaker  [caption id="attachment_15433" align="alignright" width="222"] Andrea Vahl[/caption] Andrea Vahl is a Facebook marketing coach, strategist and speaker. She helps Small Businesses, Authors, and many others leverage the power of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn to grow their community and increase their revenue.  She facilitates Social Media workshops, does social media speaking and training, gives Facebook Bootcamps, Facebook webinars as well as one-on-one coaching. Andrea also designs and runs Facebook ad campaigns so that you get the lowest cost per click and the highest return. She is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One For Dummies and was the Community Manager for Social Media Examiner for 2+ years, a free online magazine designed to help businesses discover how to best use social media tools. She was ranked one of the 25 Women Who Rock Social Media in 2012, 100 People You Should Subscribe to on Facebook, 10 Women That Rock Our Social Media World, 50 Favorite Online Marketing Influencers of 2014, and Top 30 Women in Social Media. Andrea also has an alter ego - Grandma Mary, a Social Media Edutainer. Grandma Mary has an improv comedy background designed to make learning Social Media fun.   Harneet Bhalla – Marketing Consultant, Coach & Speaker  [caption id="attachment_15436" align="alignright" width="216"] Harneet Bhalla[/caption] Harneet Bhalla is a marketing consultant, coach & speaker. Harneet's passion is to help people establish and scale their online businesses so that they can live the freedom based lifestyle they have always dreamed. He is known for helping his clients establish & scale their online businesses and multiply their revenue by implementing high performance marketing strategies. These strategies result in making his clients thousands & some time millions in revenue along with being an authority in the market in a very short period of time. With several high profile Fortune 500 & 6 – 8 figure clients, there is no doubt that he knows his stuff.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28966.mp3   Edgar Papke - Author of The Elephant in the Boardroom: How Leaders Use and Manage Conflict to Reach Greater Levels of Success, Executive Coach and Award-winning Speaker [caption id="attachment_15423" align="alignright" width="195"] Edgar Papke[/caption] Edgar Papke is a leadership guru and teacher of the human art of business. He coaches and consults with leaders and their teams in a wide range of industries and institutions. Edgar is a globally recognized, award-winning speaker and author known for his authenticity and innovative approach. He is the author of "True Alignment: Linking Company Culture to Customer Needs for Extraordinary Results," and has written extensively about conflict management and resolution. He has degrees in organizational psychology, international business administration, and the culinary arts. In a survey of more than 4,000 CEOs, executives, and managers, more than 90 percent admitted they were uncomfortable confronting or engaging in conflict. Yet leaders must realize that every conflict presents an opportunity to reach higher levels of performance. In "The Elephant in the Boardroom," award-winning leadership psychologist Edgar explores the unique and challenging relationship that leaders have with conflict, and offers the know-how needed to use conflict as the engine of innovation and creativity. As a result, you will learn how to act courageously and be better equipped to lead and win in today's complex and turbulent world.   Katie Jones - Medical Marketing Expert and Owner of Careminders of Buckhead and Beverly Parent Advocates  [caption id="attachment_15427" align="alignright" width="150"] Katie Jones[/caption] Katie has spent her entire career in the healthcare industry where she has seen that the power of excellence and quality in products, service, and care can make a significant difference in the lives of families. The first 20 years of her career were spent with Pfizer, Inc. where she had the opportunity to work in leading high performing and strongly engaged teams that produced exceptional results. By working in executive leadership with a large, visible corporation, Katie was given the privilege to affect the lives and families of many hundreds of people which made what she did every day very meaningful to me. Katie left Pfizer to start her own transitional care company because she wanted to have even greater personal impact on others. Having dealt with health issues with her parents living hours away from her, she realized that the transitional care industry is in great need of high integrity and professional care companies. In building CareMinders Home Care in Buckhead and Beverly Parent Advocates, she had the honor of putting her skills in marketing, strategy, operations, P&L management, and leadership to work alongside her passion for quality, professional caregiving.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28967.mp3 [caption id="attachment_533" align="alignright" width="314"] Brian Moran[/caption] Brian Moran - Founder of Brian Moran & Associates Brian Moran has spent the last 20 plus years helping America's entrepreneurs realize their dreams. Prior to starting his 3rd company in 2012, he was the Executive Director of Sales Development at the Wall Street Journal, overseeing the financial and small business markets across the WSJ franchise. From 2002-2010, Brian ran Veracle Media & Moran Media Group. Both content companies utilized various media channels to help entrepreneurs manage & grow their companies. Prior to launching these two companies, he was the Associate Publisher at Inc. Magazine, a Publisher and Associate Publisher at Entrepreneur Media and held management positions at Success Magazine and Medical Economics Magazine. He uses this experience to help others grow. Brian has assembled an impressive network of entrepreneurial experts devoted to  helping marketers connect to the SMB market. Brian is also a member of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council, US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council, and SCORE's National Marketing Council (from which he won the Lou Campanelli Award). Today, Brian discusses politics and the upcoming Presidential election.   Andrew Bermudez - Co-Founder & CEO of Digsy, a Free Search Assistant for Office, Warehouse & Retail Space [caption id="attachment_15410" align="alignright" width="216"] Andrew Bermudez[/caption] Andrew Bermudez has over 12 years of hands-on experience in the commercial real estate brokerage field. He's developed online applications that help automate complex and repetitive processes, while maintaing accuracy and making them very easy to work with. He recently co-founded an internet technology platform that helps convert commercial real estate vacancies, renters and buyers into real estate dollars 17 times faster. His new venture was rated an outstanding and top-scoring graduate of OCTANe's LaunchPad program. Digsy is an on-demand commercial real estate brokerage service. Their technology platform helps business owners save time finding the perfect Office, Warehouse or Retail space for their business with the help of trusted local brokers — free of charge. All within just a few clicks. Their commercial real estate experts devote 100% of their time finding your dream commercial space while you focus on growing your business.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28957.mp3 [caption id="attachment_3124" align="alignright" width="148"] Larry Cockerel[/caption] Larry Cockerel - Sales Training Specialist, Author of It's Not About Cancer It's About You: Six Reasons to Keep Living and Enjoying Your Gift of Life,  Cancer Survivor, Part of The John Maxwell Team  Larry Cockerel is one of those guys (and gals) that can sell anything, but more importantly, he can teach you to sell well too. He inspires people to grow and develop themselves. As part of the John Maxwell Team, 1 of only 1800 Worldwide, he shares his motivational message and sales super techniques. He focuses on team building and communication skills. Larry has worked with hundreds of companies to help them increase their potential and results. He is an author of two books, has worked with companies like Mercury Marine, Snap-on Tools, and Harley- Davidson, and conducts sales seminars around the US. As the "Cancer Fighting Specialist," his mission is to offer hope and encouragement to everyone.   Rachel Olsen - #1 Best Selling Author of Shark Tank MOMpreneurs Take A Bite Out of Publicity: How 5 Inventors Leveraged Media to Build Their Business and how YOU can too, Media Consultant for Entrepreneurs and Founder of Best Mom Products [caption id="attachment_15382" align="alignright" width="211"] Rachel Olsen[/caption] Rachel Olsen is Founder of Best Mom Products and THE media strategist for Mom Entrepreneurs. Her #1 Amazon best-selling book tells all entrepreneurs how to get great, free PR to grow their businesses. Best Mom Products is a digital media consulting firm where mom entrepreneurs share their start-up story and learn how to get the media buzz they deserve to generate more sales. Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank called a her book a “must-read." Rachel is also the Co-Founder of GetApplr.com, where you can easily discover your friends’ favorite apps, why they recommend them and share yours too. Her Best Mom Products show and podcast were featured as iTunes "New & Noteworthy" and she has appeared on ABC News, Better Homes + Garden, Tech Cocktail, Huffington Post, Women 2.0, and Millionaire Girls Movement. She has an incredible free gift for you, a list of entrepreneur radio shows that you can get on to promote your business.  Download the list and use it!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28948.mp3 Brandon Adams - Founder of University of Young Entrepreneurs, Inventor and Founder of Arctic Stick and Author of Keys To The Crowd: Unlocking the Power of Crowdfunding [caption id="attachment_15347" align="alignright" width="240"] Brandon Adams[/caption] Brandon Adams started the University of Young Entrepreneurs to assist other young entrepreneurs and to inspire them to do what they love in Life. University of Young Entrepreneurs consists of a Podcast, Blog, Online Courses, Consultation, and Marketing Packages to help others become known in their field of business. Brandon gained national media attention from his endeavors and he appears on TV weekly talking about Crowdfunding and Entrepreneurship. His new book, "Keys to the Crowd" is a support system to help people create and launch successful Crowdfunding campaigns to raise money for their ventures. During the development of his product, Arctic Stick, he learned about CAD, prototyping, injection molds, manufacturing, packaging, marketing, social media advertising, TV Promotion, Crowdfunding, seed investment funding, and pitching to investors, including a Shark Tank casting call. He is currently raising money on an IndiGoGo campaign for a cool seminar for young entrepreneurs. Contribute here!   This show features the latest episode of our entrepreneurial serial podcast! The story is called “Venture and Vultures: An Entrepreneurial Thriller.” Here is Chapter Fifteen. Hope you enjoy!  A Review of Past Episodes….. Prologue - “Boys, Do You Understood How a Loan Works?” Chapter One - “The Name of the Game Is Guts” Chapter Two - “You Don’t Have a Clue” Chapter Three – “So, What Are the Next Steps?” Chapter Four – “Its Like a Vacuum in There!” Chapter Five – “Can We Break Even?” Chapter Six – ”Drive Faster, the Cell Is Not Working” Chapter Seven, “You Want Flooding Keyboards or First Period?” Chapter Eight, “Why Does He Keep Pulling his Dick?” Chapter Nine, “4000 Miles in 3 Days!” Chapter Ten, "Dude! We Are on Fire!" Chapter Eleven, "You’ve Done Surprisingly Well" Chapter Twelve, "Things Look Really Bad" Chapter Thirteen, "Are You Looking for Investors?" Chapter Fourteen, "Does that Mean We Get to Party with Clint Eastwood?" and now Chapter Fifteen, "Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner" ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28941.mp3  May McCarthy -  Chief Empowerment Officer at Bizzultz and Author of The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance [caption id="attachment_15337" align="alignright" width="240"] May McCarthy[/caption] May McCarthy has founded and grown successful companies in a variety of industries, and she has worked for Fortune 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson and Boeing. Her companies include Scarlet Ribbon (a fashion show retailer with 60 weekly shows in the Northwest and franchises), LDNS (the first reseller of telecommunications services to over 2,500 hospitals nationwide), Kallback (a family owned international telecom company with over 100K customers worldwide), Integrated Healthcare Systems (a pharmacy automation company), and  PhACTs (an enterprise wide Pharmacy Inventory Management Solution for Health Systems). She is now running Bizzultz, a planning and design firm that works to accelerate business results for companies. May is an Angel investor and member of ZINO Society, Puget Sound Venture Club, and the Alliance of Angels. She advises start-up companies through a variety of organizations including Seattle University, the Washington Technology Industry Association, and the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association, and is involved in philanthropic and educational service organizations. May is the Board Chairperson for Seattle University's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, Judge and Mentor for the Business Plan Competition at Seattle University, Board of Trustee member for ACT Theater, Member of Board of Governors for Columbia Tower Club, Past Board member of the Better Business Bureau of Washington and Oregon, and Charter member of Rush Hour Rotary in Seattle. May is a guest University lecturer and professional member of the National Speakers Association sharing successful business development strategies. Her new book, "The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance," teaches others how to partner with their source of intuition and rely on the messages they receive to achieve more of their goals, dreams, and desires.   Prachi Baxi - Co-founder at SmartyPans [caption id="attachment_15339" align="alignright" width="240"] Prachi Baxi[/caption] Prachi Baxi is Co-Founder of SmartyPans, a modern day cooking system that consists of a smart cooking pan and a mobile app. The pan measures the weight and temperature as you cook and their app uses this information to compute calories and nutrition in real time. Its a great resource for anyone trying to lose weight or control their diet. She was a School Nutrition Regulatory and Compliance Expert at Whitsons Culinary Group, a Nutrition and Fitness Writer with Fit Day, and a Nutrition Counselor at PTI. Prachi shares how she got this great idea and how was able to get it ready for the market. We want one!   ...