March 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29454.mp3 Dave Kerpen - Founder & CEO, Likeable Local & NY Times Best-Selling Author of The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want [caption id="attachment_16832" align="alignright" width="210"] Dave Kerpen[/caption] Dave Kerpen is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and cofounder of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency. Following his sponsored wedding which raised over $100,000 including $20K for charity, his wife Carrie and Dave started and transformed theKBuzz (founded in 2007) into Likeable Media, the only 3-time WOMMY Award winner for excellence from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the US according to INC Magazine for both 2011 and 2012. As one of Entrepreneur's top 10 up and coming leaders, Dave has been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money”, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, the New York Times, and countless blogs. He has also keynoted at dozens of conferences across the globe including Singapore, Athens, Dubai, San Francisco and Mexico City. Dave is a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y. His 1st book was a NY Times bestseller - Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook and Other Social Networks (Now in its 2nd edition). His 4th book is out now, The Art of People.   Candi Obrentz - Creator of the RestoPresto - the compact pouch that converts to a versatile soft mat in an instant! [caption id="attachment_16834" align="alignright" width="210"] Resto Presto[/caption] Founder Candi Obrentz made an impromptu visit to Central Park in New York on a beautiful day without a blanket or towel so she sat on her jacket, which became damp and grass stained. This led to an extensive search for a portable and versatile product to have readily available for the next planned or spontaneous occasion. When she realized that a compact item like this was not available on the market, she created it herself! RestoPresto® is thoughtfully constructed for all ages to sit on, sit under and wear indoors and outdoors during the four seasons. It is a lightweight, thin and durable innovation that has an "all-in-one" patented clever design so the mat can be removed and stuffed back into the integrated small stretchy pouch quickly and easily. There are no parts to misplace. The open mat has drawstrings, loops and snaps so the configurations of the soft, water-repellent and UPF 50+ fabric are endless. The compnay just wrapped up an event at SXSW in Austin with TechStyle NYC.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29452.mp3 Gianni Kovacevic - Author of My Electrician Drives a Porsche?: Investing in the Rise of the New Spending Class, Public Speaker & Realistic Environmentalist  [caption id="attachment_16825" align="alignright" width="210"] Gianni Kovacevic[/caption] Gianni Kovacevic is a Realistic Environmentalist and a story teller. Gianni is a sought-after public speaker who fascinates audiences with his artful storytelling and picturesque analysis that makes complicated theories interesting and far more understandable. His recently published book, “My Electrician Drives a Porsche?”, inspires readers on how to become enlightened participants in the unstoppable trends of changing demographics and technology, and in-turn, the importance of being a realistic environmentalist. By illustrating what makes this combination factually possible, and how it affects many aspects of our daily lives, his goal is to create a ripple effect by empowering his fellow global citizens to embrace sensible development practices. Having coined such phrases as, ‘realistic environmentalism’, ‘Prague syndrome’ and ‘The 4% Club’, among many others, he is frequently interviewed by the media.   Marisa de Belloy - COO at Cool Effect [caption id="attachment_16827" align="alignright" width="160"] Marisa de Belloy[/caption] Marisa de Belloy's expertise spans a multitude of fields ranging from nonprofit management, investment banking, strategy, consulting, corporate development and international entrepreneurial ventures. She spent 13 years teaching and working in Europe, and returned to the Bay Area in 2014 to serve as COO at Made in a Free World, an anti-slavery nonprofit, where she was responsible for accelerating the organization’s growth. Currently, Marisa couples her extensive background in international business and finance with her dedication to human rights to bring a well-rounded, informed approach to her position as COO of Cool Effect.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29448.mp3 Jonathan Rivera - Executive Producer at The Podcast Factory [caption id="attachment_16780" align="alignright" width="160"] Jonathan Rivera[/caption] Jonathan Rivera works to find new talent for his network and producing podcast shows with them. Ten years ago it was nearly impossible for you to share your "art"​ with the world. Today you can have your own television or radio station online. The question is, are you leveraging this new power to share your art? If not, he can help. Podcasting is just another stage in the evolution of communication. We've always had the desire to connect, even in the days of cavemen we were forming tribes. Back then the tribes were limited by geography. Today our tribes have catapulted past the barriers of time and space into a whole new dimension of connectedness. There are people just like you, people that want to connect with you, people that want to do business with you all over the world, all you have to do is figure out how to connect with them. Jonathan has worked as an electrician, at Disney, and as a real estate flipper. Jonathan made a free gift to listeners available here! It is Jonathan's Top 10 Podcast Recipes to build your brand, get more leads, and make more sales!   Pat Renn - Founder & President of The Renn Wealth Management Group and Author of "Money's Greater Purpose" [caption id="attachment_16752" align="alignright" width="168"] Pat Renn[/caption] Patrick Renn is the president and founder of Renn Wealth Management Group, Inc. He is a Certified Financial Planner and has over 35 years of financial counseling experience. Patrick is the former president of both the Georgia Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners and the Georgia chapter of the International Association for Financial Planning. He is also a member of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, and the Georgia Planned Giving Council. Before establishing The Renn Wealth Management Group in 2000, Pat served as vice president of Consolidated Planning Corporation in Atlanta. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University and an MBA from Loyola College. In addition, he holds the Advanced Pension Planning certificate from The American College, and the Investment Management Consultant designation from Raymond James Institute. Pat has a long history of serving on the boards of professional, community and charitable organizations. He has served as president of the Financial Planning Association’s Georgia chapter and the Atlanta Midtown Rotary Club. He has been on the board of the Society of Financial Service Professionals’ Georgia chapter, the Georgia Planned Giving Council, The Schenck School, and Special Olympics Georgia. He also served as a board member and endowment chair of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, and as junior warden and endowment chair of the Cathedral of St. Philip.   Greg Zuffelato - Founder of Too Busy To Eat [caption id="attachment_16784" align="alignright" width="210"] Greg Zuffelato[/caption] For over 20 years, Greg Zuffelato has been investigating and researching everything related to nutrition and exercise. Starting his career as a high school and college basketball coach for 13 years led to a passion for developing optimal performance through nutrition and exercise. He's always been a life-long learner; he holds a Master's degree in leadership, and was a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and earned a personal training certification through the National Association of Sports Medicine. Recently he added another authorization by earning his CrossFit Level One trainer certificate. He’s also a Certified Sports Nutritionist through International Society of Sports Nutrition. In addition to reading the endless stream of nutrition books that have come out in the past twenty years, Greg has made himself a human guinea pig, experimenting with all the new diets and nutrition trends — from Atkins to a vegan diet, the Zone to vegetarian, Paleo to raw foods, he's experimented with everything except illegal drugs. His experiences have allowed him to see what really works and his thirst for knowledge provides a concrete understanding of the science of nutrition. All of this experimentation and education was vital to understanding nutrition. Greg’s passion for helping people get healthy and get more out of life has led to the launch of two companies.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29445.mp3 Steven K. Gold - Author of "How We Succeed: Making Good Things Happen Through the Power of Smart Experiments"  [caption id="attachment_16736" align="alignright" width="204"] Steven K. Gold[/caption] Steven K. Gold empowers individuals and organizations using the lessons of entrepreneurial strategy and practice. As Chairman of Gold Global Advisors, he advises clients throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Steve began his career as an entrepreneur. He started and successfully exited several ventures in the fields of biotechnology, software, mobile mapping and intellectual property. He was then invited to teach entrepreneurship, first as Senior Partner for Entrepreneurship at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, and later as Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice at Babson Global. Steve has taught entrepreneurial strategy and practice to audiences around the world. Steve is the author of Entrepreneur's Notebook: Practical Advice for Starting a New Business Venture (2006) and How We Succeed: Making Good Things Happen through the Power of Smart Experiments (2016). He's an expert on the behavioral science of sustainable success who helps leaders and organizations compete most effectively in today's global environment.   David Denniston - Doctor Podcaster, Author of Freedom Formula for Physicians and Partner of The Capital Advisory Group Advisory Services, LLC [caption id="attachment_16745" align="alignright" width="210"] David Denniston[/caption] David Denniston is an author, tax consultant, & financial consultant, and an expert on physician finances. He is a managing partner with the Capital Advisory Group Advisory Services. They are one of the largest registered investment advisors and were recently recognized by Forbes as one of the 50 fastest growing advisors. His personal podcast, dedicated to physicians, is focused on “financial freedom” and just as importantly,  how physicians can engage in healthy & a prosperous mindset! His philosophy is that we can all learn from others and who better to talk to physicians than other physicians and experts in various areas! David wants to see every physician lower their taxes, destroy their debt, and enjoy a joyous, liberated lifestyle so that they can focus on what they love most- their families, their patients, and the activities that give them joy.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29434.mp3 This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy.  Les McKeown - Predictable Success Business Consultant and Author of Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track--and Keeping It There [caption id="attachment_9517" align="alignright" width="168"] Les McKeown[/caption] Les McKeown is the force behind Predictable Success® and is an international keynote speaker and bestselling author. Les has over 25 years of global business experience, including starting 42 companies in his own right! He was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that launched hundreds of businesses with thousands of employees. A native of Ireland, Les was awarded the Samuel Smyth Memorial Prize as a Chartered Accountant (CPA) in the UK and was, at that time, the youngest qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK. After a brief period with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), Les became Ireland's youngest ever accounting firm partner. After a long career in advising individuals and organizations on growth and development, Les started his own training and development business; when he sold his share in that practice to his business partner in 1998, it had grown to a 13-office, worldwide training and consulting business. Les' clients include Harvard University, US Army, Pella, Chiron Corporation, Microsoft, United Technologies, Overture Services (a Yahoo! company), and many others. He is the author of national best-seller 'Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track, and Keeping It There', 'The Synergist: Leading Your Team to Predictable Success', and the recently released title 'Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Work towards a common goal.'   Bonnie Harvey - Co-Founder of Barefoot Wines, Keynote Speaker and Co-Author of The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America's #1 Wine Brand [caption id="attachment_15658" align="alignright" width="224"] Bonnie Harvey[/caption] Bonnie was the Co-Founder and Vice-President of Barefoot Cellars for twenty years and is the co-author of The New York Times Bestselling book, "The Barefoot Spirit; How Hardship, Hustle and Heart Built America's #1 Wine Brand." She is the winner of the Fast Track Growth Brand, Trend Setter, and Hot Brand, and did this all without the use of traditional paid advertising.  She is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Award from the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Bradley University, and was the keynote speaker at the World Conference on Entrepreneurship in Dublin. Bonnie enjoys being an inspirational speaker and business consultant for start-ups, corporations and organizations alike. She consults with entrepreneurs on business philosophy, the intricacies of building and growing a business, advertising and marketing, and building team spirit. She regularly appears on radio & television as an entrepreneurship thought leader. For the first time, along with co-founder Michael Houlihan, they share their secrets to success in an exclusive online series at BarefootSpiritGPS.com. The famous footprint on the label is Bonnie's footprint.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29432.mp3 This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy.  Guy Spier - Value Investor and Author of The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment [caption id="attachment_15911" align="alignright" width="300"] Some guy, Guy's wife and Guy Spier[/caption] Guy Spier is the principal investor at the Aquamarine Fund which is an investment partnership closely modeled on the original Buffett Partnerships, investing primarily in equities. Investors include friends and family, high net worth individuals, their family offices, private banks investing on behalf of their clients and even some institutional investors and pension funds. One of his best learning experiences was his $650,000 lunch with Warren Buffett, which he bid on and won in 2007. He did his undergraduate degree at Oxford where Guy did some tutorials with David Cameron. He graduated in 1988 with a First Class Degree and the George Webb Medley Prize for the top performance in Economics. He serves on the Alumni Board of the Harvard Business School and is on the advisory board of Horasis. Guy is the co-chair of the Weizmann Science and Business Club and is a TEDx co-Host in Tel Aviv and in Zurich.   Ace Chapman - Business Acquisitions Consultant [caption id="attachment_15797" align="alignright" width="155"] Ace Chapman[/caption] Ace Chapman bought his first business when he was nineteen. It was a stock market simulator called CoolWallStreet. After he sold his business, he was still tempted by the ease of taking a job and he took an amazing offer to enter corporate America. After playing around in the stock market and attempting some start up business ideas here and there, his savings had dwindled. A college dropout, Ace knew he would hit a glass ceiling in the corporate world. Eventually he was fired and he had a choice. Either go back and find another job or shoot for something bigger. He decided to find another business to buy and bought his next business and put up billboards all over the city saying, “We Buy Ugly Houses.” Ace grew that business to his first million dollar business and sold it. He took some of the money and bought two retail stores, one in Chattanooga and another out of state. At one point each business was doing over $1 million dollars in revenue. Before he knew it, he was on the path to becoming a true dealmaker. He went on to acquire 15 offline businesses and sold 13 of them.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29423.mp3 This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy.  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.   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.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29421.mp3 This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy. Kenny Nguyen - CEO/Founder of Big Fish Presentations and Author of The Big Fish Experience: Create Memorable Presentations That Reel In Your Audience [caption id="attachment_16202" align="alignright" width="210"] Kenny Nguyen[/caption] Kenny Nguyen is the CEO/Founder of Big Fish Presentations, a company whose mantra is “turning presentations into experiences.” Kenny and his entrepreneurial/presentations tips have been featured on popular news outlets such as TEDx, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo, Business Insider, Mashable, Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. He is a co-author of the new McGraw-Hill published presentation book, “The Big Fish Experience: Create Memorable Presentations that Reel in Your Audience.” Outside Big Fish Presentations, he is the 2015 curator of 99u Baton Rouge, an annual event to celebrate the creativity of Louisiana. He also hosts a online food cooking channel called You've got Meal and was the CEO Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2012.   Ben Settle - Top Email Marketing Specialist  [caption id="attachment_15947" align="alignright" width="180"] Ben Settle[/caption] Ben Settle will help you double your sales with email. Ben says that he "shamelessly makes a living writing a quick email each morning and then I goof off the rest of the day." Sounds like the dream entrepreneurial life! He is sort of like a bum, but he gets paid. Ben writes daily email guides that you can receive, full of tips to increase sales through email. You can download a free copy of the first issue of his $97/month "Email Players" newsletter, which contains 24 ways to start doubling your income with email today. Great stuff.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29415.mp3 This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy. Todd Herman - Creator of The 90 Day Year, Performance Coach to Pro & Olympic Athletes & Leadership Advisor to Entrepreneurs [caption id="attachment_16253" align="alignright" width="240"] Todd Herman[/caption] Todd Herman began his professional career helping athletes (amateur, pro & Olympic) achieve higher levels of consistency and performance, by giving them simple mental game strategies to help calm nerves, compete confidently and ultimately win more. He since has expanded his practice to working with entrepreneurs and leading executives at corporations with their performance, which ultimately helps them grow their Income, Impact and Independence. Along the way, he sold a couple of businesses for 7 figure paydays and made a fair amount of missteps, as well. His company, The Peak Athlete, is a training organization dedicated to helping professional, Olympic and amateur athletes reach their sporting goals faster and with less stress. His innovative approaches help athletes through developing stronger goal-setting, focus, and personal leadership skills. He has worked with athletes all around the globe, including Boston Red Sox players, South African Rugby players, NHL'ers and the more He was  voted the World's Greatest Salesperson in 2010 at the International Advertising Festival and was the recipient of the Ranga Sintha Award for Exceptional Leadership, presented by the Indonesian Government in 2007.   Robyn Johnson - Amazon Consultant and Author of The Unlikely Entrepreneur: How I transformed $100 into a seven figure business [caption id="attachment_15034" align="alignright" width="181"] Robyn Johnson[/caption] Robyn Johnson is one of my favorite guests. I love her story. She started her Amazon sales business with less than $100 and in five years transformed that into a seven-figure business! She now continues to grow her eCommerce business and coach, consult and speak all over the country at events in her field. She has sold over a million dollars’ worth of products on Amazon and hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth on eBay. She has also taught courses to students who have used her methods with success on a worldwide scale. Recently, she authored the book, "The Unlikely Entrepreneur: How I Transformed $100 into a Seven-Figure Business." Robyn helps empower other individuals to take the jump and find their own success story. She has spoken several times at ASD in Las Vegas, the Wholesale Sourcing Conference, More Fun Bigger Profits, & CES (Consult, Expand, Sell) with previous guest Jim Cockrum, and she has upcoming speaking events at SCOE (Sellers Conference for Online Entrepreneurs), Miva Con, and the Craft and Hobby Association Mega Conference. Robyn is on the Board of Directors for the Internet Merchants Association and has also offered classes on Amazon sales at the Arizona Small Business Association Offices.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29406.mp3 Tom Paladino - Scalar Energy Researcher at SelfHealGo  [caption id="attachment_11877" align="alignright" width="215"] Tom Paladino[/caption] Tom Paladino may be the most inventive guest we have ever had. And, he may end up being the most famous person on Earth! He says that scalar energy (new to me!) can be used to power everything and solves some of the worst diseases. When he read about scientist, inventor and energy pioneer Nikola Tesla, it set his imagination on fire. For 15 years, Tom worked to perfect scalar energy technology and it is clear that scalar was working. Patients around the world reported life-changing shifts when Tom helped them. This is one of favorite interviews ever, and I hope greatly that Tom's efforts help the world!   Robinn Lange - Author of The Entertainment Career & Business Opportunities Directory, Master Hypnotist, Mentalist, Motivational Speaker [caption id="attachment_16704" align="alignright" width="197"] Robinn Lange[/caption] Robinn Lange has been involved in the entertainment industry for over thirty years enjoying great success as an entertainer, agent, talent broker, promoter and producer. Beginning as a teen musician, Robinn’s entertainment interests quickly evolved into a career in broadcasting that would last over twenty years, while continuing to perform as a Disc Jockey, Master of Ceremonies, Comedian, T.V. Personality, Game Show Host and Stage Hypnotist. While performing in the spotlight Robinn was also establishing himself behind the scenes with his own full-service entertainment agency, and as a promoter and producer of events nationwide. Throughout his career Robinn has had the opportunity to represent hundreds of artists and acts and work with many top name entertainers in the world of show business including George Burns, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller, Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Loretta Lynn, Michael Jordan, and Don Rickles, as well as a virtual who’s who of show business agents, producers and other entertainment industry professionals. Robinn, considered an expert in many facets of the entertainment business, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, All My Children, VH-1, ABC, CBS, & FOX t.v. news and many local and regional radio and television shows nationwide. Robinn is still performing and headlining venues and events nationwide, while also producing his nationally touring game show production. He also hosts his own series of motivational speaking presentations.         ...