January 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29219.mp3 To start Season 5, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we discuss passion.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29220.mp3 To start Season 5, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we argue that creativity is not necessarily part of entrepreneurship! Really, it doesn't have to be!!     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29215.mp3 To start Season 5, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we argue that risk is not necessarily part of entrepreneruship! Really, it doesn't have to be!! ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29213.mp3 To start Season 5, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we argue that NOW is the time to start your business. Plus, we defend the premise that entrepreneurship can be taught, that it is not something you are born with!     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29208.mp3 To start Season 5, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we tackle one of the most fundamental questions, "How do you get rich?"     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29205.mp3 Dr. Jin Robertson - International Motivational/Inspirational Speaker and Bestselling Author of Major Dream: From Immigrant Housemaid to Harvard Ph.D. [caption id="attachment_16047" align="alignright" width="270"] Dr. Jin Robertson[/caption] Dr. Jin Robertson was born and raised in Korea, where she worked as a factory girl, waitress, and housemaid. After moving to the US, she became a major in the U.S. Army, and went on to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard. She is now Korea’s most popular inspirational and motivational speaker and she has delivered over 600 speeches and is the bestselling author of a memoir that’s sold over a half million copies. As a single mother, she raised a daughter, Jasmin, who was selected as a Presidential Scholar and who also graduated from Harvard, became a U.S. Army officer, and received a master’s degree from Princeton. Currently a host of radio talk show “American Dreams: The Sky Is the Limit” on the Voice America/World Talk Radio, Dr. Robertson lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Seoul, Korea.   This show features the latest episode of our entrepreneurial serial podcast! The story is called “Venture and Vultures: An Entrepreneurial Thriller.” Here is Chapter Twenty Two. 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" Chapter Sixteen, "So, Who's the CEO of this Business?" Chapter Seventeen, "I'll Take 40% of This Business" Chapter Eighteen, "Hail, the Conquering Heroes!" Chapter Nineteen, "So, We All Vote Yes?" Chapter Twenty, "We Don't Make Machines Like That, but For You We Will" Chapter Twenty One, "We Need to Spend 9-10 Million this Quarter" and today Chapter Twenty Two, "You Are Taking Food Out of my Kids' Mouths" ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29196.mp3 Natalie MacNeil - Emmy Award-Winning Media Producer, CEO at She Takes on the World and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of The Conquer Kit: A Creative Business Planner for Women Entrepreneurs [caption id="attachment_16039" align="alignright" width="180"] Natalie MacNeil[/caption] Natalie MacNeil is an Emmy Award-winning media entrepreneur and the bestselling author of "She Takes on the World: A Guide to Being Your Own Boss, Working Happy, and Living on Purpose." She is the Creator of SheTakesOnTheWorld.com which was recognized by Forbes as one of the "Top 100 Websites for Women." Her expertise has also been featured in the pages of Glamour, People StyleWatch, Inc., Forbes, ForbesWoman,Wall Street Journal, CNN, Entrepreneur.com, Globe and Mail, Mashable, and more. Natalie won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Stevie Award for Women in Business 2014, the Website of the Year award, and the Stevie Award for Women in Business 2013. She was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Recipient and a Forbes 20 Women to Follow on Twitter. She won her Emmy Award Winner for Out My Window which came out in 2011.   General Bill Crossley - US Army General (Retired) and Serial Entrepreneur  [caption id="attachment_16041" align="alignright" width="150"] Bill Crossley[/caption] Bill Crossley is a proven leader and manager of entrepreneurial enterprises and military organizations. His executive experience is vast – with four start-up companies and one established small-business firm. Bill is an effective recruiter, motivator, coordinator, and catalyst who can focus efforts of diverse groups toward common goals. He achieves desired objectives by building effective teams—marketing, sales, production, financial—and inspiring them to attain the envisioned goals. Bill was selected by General Colin Powell from among 220 general officers eligible for the position of his Chief of Staff. As an Army Brigadier General, he supervised a staff of 1,400 military officers and civilians responsible for providing the Corps Commander with all plans and policies (human resources, intelligence collection and analysis, training and operations, logistical, political, and public relations) for the peacetime operations and potential combat deployment of the Army’s armored corps in Europe, a force of 55,000 soldiers. Bill is also an experienced operations manager capable of translating organizational goals to viable strategies and workable plans.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29189.mp3 Ash Sobhe - CEO of R6S, a Digital Brand Marketing Firm [caption id="attachment_16034" align="alignright" width="180"] Ash Sobhe[/caption] Ash Sobhe's specialty is growing luxury brands. He innovates engaging technology based on organic fan-experience psychology. Ash has been in the industry of Digital Media Marketing since 1999 and has pioneered award-winning strategies that have shifted trends globally. What he does is very simple; typically his clients are mid-to-large size luxury brands but he really works for their customers. Through their proprietary technology and process he analyzes each customers' experience with their client's brand versus the category leaders. Ash finds out exactly what it takes to make the customers 100% happy and earn all their future business as well as their circle of networks. This is how they formulate their plan to succeed in growing their clients' market share and profits. Some of his clients include Lamborghini, State Farm, and UCLA.   Gary Patterson - The Fiscal Doctor and Author of Million-Dollar Blind Spots: 20/20 Vision for Financial Growth [caption id="attachment_16035" align="alignright" width="200"] Gary Patterson[/caption] Gary W. Patterson has more than 30 years of senior management experience with high growth technology, wireless, manufacturing and service companies. He has worked with more than 200 companies — from start-ups to Inc 500 to Fortune 500 — providing high level strategic guidance and expertise. Gary’s financial acumen and extensive business knowledge have brought about significant outcomes for his clients, helping them to successfully navigate that often murky pathway to growth and profitability. Gary’s extraordinary track record includes building two start-ups (each achieving $10 million in revenue within their first year), diagnosing company oversights to save $150K to $3 million annually; guiding a young company through a liquidity search resulting in $25 million in financing, and; helping a company broaden its client base 525%, increasing revenue from $16 million to $100 million. He has also negotiated more than 25 M&A transactions with a market value exceeding $390 million and helped several companies reach tenfold compounded annual growth in revenue. His international experience includes serving as the European coordinator for the global enterprise-wide application of an innovative software pilot program for a Fortune 500 company.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29187.mp3 Ron Carson - Founder & CEO at Carson Institutional Alliance and Author of The Sustainable Edge: 15 Minutes a Week to a Richer Entrepreneurial Life [caption id="attachment_15924" align="alignright" width="180"] Ron Carson[/caption] Ron Carson is the founder and CEO of Carson Wealth, one of the largest wealth advisory firms in the country and one of only two independent firms in Barrons Hall of Fame. He also just published his third book, "The Sustainable Edge: 15 Minutes a Week to a Richer Entrepreneurial Life." In it, he describes that creating a sustainable edge begins with identifying your major passions and priorities, and then building your life around them. He will explain that the sustainable edge not only means creating a business where you can fulfill your passions but it also having time for the three or four other things in life that are most important to youperhaps, family, faith, health, hunting, art, sports, or otherwise. He can help readers and your audience identify their passions and priorities by using exercises and lessons directly from the book. Ron has shared his success principles, as documented in his book, "Tested in the Trenches," with audiences worldwide. Most recently, Ron coauthored The New York Times best-selling book "Avalanche" and the blueprinting process that goes with it.  Ron is one of the most celebrated and respected financial advisors and executives in the industry.   Chris Martinez - Co-Founder at Website In 5 Days [caption id="attachment_16031" align="alignright" width="238"] Chris Martinez[/caption] Chris Martinez is the CEO of WebsiteIn5Days.com and WebsiteEn5Dias.com. They do free custom websites for small business owners in 5 days or less. Instead of charging $5k-$10k for the website, WebsiteIn5Days.com builds the website for free and then their clients invest in the team of people to help them manage and market their business online for as little as $99/mo. It's a great solution for solopreneurs because they get a team of people and not just a website. Chris is also the bestselling author of It's Not Just A Website: The Small Business Owner's Blueprint for Taking Your Business Online,  and he has been featured on numerous media outlets and radio shows including having had his own radio show on ESPN AM1700 in San Diego. Chris has spoken at places like San Diego State University, Small Business Development Center, Startup Grind San Diego, ANTAD Guadalajara, Tijuana Innovadora, and more. He is also involved in a new project called the Million Dollar Book Club to help people create and generate a million dollars from a book. You can learn more about Chris's story on his personal website that he uses for media appearances and speaking:  www.therealchrismartinez.com   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29184.mp3   Liz Davidson - Founder & CEO of Financial Finesse and Author of What Your Financial Advisor Isn’t Telling You: The 10 Essential Truths You Need to Know About Your Money [caption id="attachment_16023" align="alignright" width="180"] Liz Davidson[/caption] Liz Davidson is CEO and Founder of Financial Finesse, which provides millions of Americans with access to unbiased financial guidance through workplace financial wellness solutions. In 1999, she spearheaded the movement to institutionalize financial wellness programs in the workplace and has influenced legislation around requirements for financial professionals to ensure they work in the best interest of investors through the fiduciary standard. As an advocate for investors, Liz is a pioneer of the financial wellness movement. She lays out the ways that workers can find their own financial security in her book, "What Your Financial Advisor Isn't Telling You: The 10 Essential Truths You Need to Know About Your Money,"published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Additionally, Liz has been tracking and analyzing trends in employee financial issues for over 15 years and provides commentary to Financial Finesse's corporate clients as well as to human resources and financial media. She is considered an expert in the field of workplace financial wellness and behavioral finance and speaks regularly at national conferences on related issues. She also publishes a column on Forbes.com around employee financial issues. She won the Women of Influence Award from the Los Angeles Business Journal, the Leadership 500 Excellence Award by HR.com, and the 2015 Eddy Award for Pensions & Investments and many more.   Salomon Mishaan - Founder of OXXO Care Cleaners [caption id="attachment_16025" align="alignright" width="300"] Salomon Mishaan[/caption] Salomon Mishaan is a 20-year veteran of the textile and garment industry and founded OXXO in 2000, which has grown to 32 franchise locations in New York, Texas and Florida. The company is the best dry cleaning franchise around, offering tons of improvements over all the others. OXXO uses an environmentally friendly system that uses a silicone cleaning agent instead of the common — and carcinogenic — perchloroethylene. That's better for not only for customers, but also the hundreds of employees working in OXXO locations. Additionally, OXXO uses a 24-hour "ATM" system for customers to drop off and pick up their clothes through an automated system. This is an awesome opportunity for anyone looking for a franchise.   ...