May 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29626.mp3 Adam Gittlin - President at JKG Group and Author of Deal Master [caption id="attachment_17473" align="alignright" width="210"] Adam Gittlin[/caption] Adam Gittlin is a private investment executive in New York City who has been involved with commercial real estate transactions from all sides. Adam received a BA in Psychology and a MBA in International Business, both from Syracuse University. A member of the Mystery Writers of America, The Author's Guild, and International Thriller Writers, he is the author of three previous novels: "The Men Downstairs," and the first two of the Jonah Gray Series, the bestselling financial thriller "The Deal" (currently being adapted for a film) and "The Deal: About Face." His newest book, "Deal Master," was just released and he is already hard at work on the 2017 installment.   Stephen Rowley - Senior Vice President-Cox Business at Cox Communications [caption id="attachment_17477" align="alignright" width="210"] Stephen Rowley[/caption] Stephen M. Rowley serves as Senior Vice President of Cox Business. He oversees the strategic direction of the fastest growing business unit of Cox Communications, including all marketing, operations, sales, product development and partnership initiatives. Prior to leading Cox Business, he was the Vice President of sales and field operations for Cox Business’ western U.S. markets where he served as the chief liaison between corporate headquarters and the western markets with oversight on local strategic planning, sales performance, marketing, back office, customer installations and capital investment. He has great expertise in Start-ups, Business Unit leadership, large internal and external sales team management.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29622.mp3 Mindy Mackenzie - Speaker, CEO Consultant and Author of The Courage Solution: The Power of Truth Telling with Your Boss, Peers, and Team [caption id="attachment_17467" align="alignright" width="210"] Mindy Mackenzie[/caption] Mindy Mackenzie is a sought-after speaker among major corporations and conferences. An expert on truth-telling in the workplace, Mindy’s authentic and straightforward style cuts through the noise of typical keynotes. Undaunted by the proverbial elephant in the room, Mindy has a knack for getting at the heart of what her audience really wants to know. Mindy is also the author of The Courage Solution: The Power of Truth Telling with Your Boss, Peers, and Team. In addition to speaking, as founder of MM Enterprises, Mindy advises CEOs and C-suite executives to help them increase both their personal fulfillment and professional impact. Before founding MM Enterprises, Mindy served as Chief Performance Officer of Beam, Inc., where she was responsible for a team of 150 and led consistent out-performance with market share gains and double-digit earnings growth. In this role, Mindy earned the nickname of the “Velvet Hammer” because she crushed the norm of avoiding sensitive topics, but she did it with style and grace. Prior to working at Beam, Mindy spent five years at Campbell Soup Co. and nine years at Wal-Mart, advancing through various Senior Leadership HR and Organizational Development roles. Mindy currently serves as a senior advisor for McKinsey & Company, one of the most prestigious management and consulting firms in the world. Additionally, she serves as Director on the Board of Fifth Third Bank (Chicago Affiliate).   Bill Bartlett - A Sandler Training Center Executive Coaching and Author of The Sales Coach's Playbook: Breaking the Performance Code [caption id="attachment_17469" align="alignright" width="210"] Bill Bartlett[/caption] Bill Bartlett is Founder and president of Corporate Strategies & Solutions Inc., a training and consulting business dedicated to furthering the professional development of business executives and sales leaders through comprehensive, reinforced training and executive coaching. He possesses a proven track record of success as an award-winning trainer and corporate coach and brings added value to any company seeking sales & management training, coaching, and improved client retention. Bill is a sought after speaker who has helped countless professionals achieve heights previously unimagined. He specializes in analyzing business culture & growth strategy and developing customized training and coaching to focus on areas such as leadership, sales and professional development. His programs have ranked as the #1 training program by Entrepreneur Magazine twelve times, the most recently in 2015. He won the David H. Sandler Award, the Sandler Training Pinnacle Award, the Sandler Training Summit Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, the Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, and the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29620.mp3 Susan Schreter - Entrepreneurship Educator, VC and Private Equity Advisor, Author of Start On Purpose: Everything You Need to Know and Do to Startup With Strength and Creator of an Incredible Funding Resource  [caption id="attachment_17459" align="alignright" width="210"] Susan Schreter[/caption] Susan Schreter come from a venture capital and buyout fund background.  She teaches venture finance at the MBA level and in workshops. She is devoted to solving the startup difficulty in finding capital, especially for entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley. As such, Start on Purpose was launched as the largest free search directory of funding sources in America. She is also author of Start on Purpose, an easy, action-step driven book that helps startup entrepreneurs build a valuable business. Susan is a strategic advisor to venture-backed companies, incubators and seed and early-stage investment funds ans a regular contributor to Yahoo! Small Business, MSN, FoxBusiness.com and more. She serves as a National Association of Corporate Directors’ Fellow and on the Board of Directors/Chair of the Audit Committee Jones Soda. She has taught at the University of Washington Foster School of Business in their  MBA program.   Dr. Michael Glauser - Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Programs at Utah State University and Author of Main Street Entrepreneur: Build Your Dream Company Doing What You Love Where You Live [caption id="attachment_17462" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Glauser[/caption] Dr. Michael Glauser is the Executive Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and university professor. He is the co-founder and CEO of My New Enterprise, an online training and development company. He sold Golden Swirl Management Company and Northern Lights to CoolBrands International. His consulting clients have included Associated Food Stores, The Boeing Company, Esso of Inter-America, Harmon Music Group, Saudi Consolidated Services, and USANA Health Sciences. Michael held faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Westminster College and Utah State University. He published articles in magazines and professional journals, and two books on entrepreneurship and he appeared on Great Day America, First Business from Washington, Voice of America, Good Morning Chicago, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, and Associated Press Radio. He recently completed a 4,000 mile bicycle ride from the west coast of Oregon to the east coast of Virginia to interviewed 100 entrepreneurs who have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle. The trip was covered by Inc., Forbes, Fast Company, CNN Money, and Entrepreneur Magazine and is chronicled in his new book "Main Street Entrepreneur."   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29616.mp3 Steve Rodgers - Business and LifeStyle Consultant at Alchemy Advisors and Author of Lead to Gold: Transition to transformation [caption id="attachment_17449" align="alignright" width="200"] Steve Rodgers[/caption] Steve Rodgers is founder and CEO of Alchemy Advisors. Steve was the CEO of Warren Buffet's California Prudential Realty Company and led the company and its 4600 agents to its peak in revenue of $25 billion. Upon leaving that company, he went on to build his own real estate empire with 8 offices and almost 500 agents within his first year. On the civic side, he contributes year-round to schools, charities, community events, and many other worthy causes. In 2009, the North San Diego Chamber of Commerce named him Corporate Citizen of the Year. An accomplished speaker, Steve has shared the stage with a diversity of acclaimed leaders such as International coach Marshall Goldsmith, and Allan Dalton (the former CEO of Realtor.com), John Assaraf, Brian Tracy, Greg Reid, and Mark Victor Hansen.   Fatima Doman - CEO of Authentic Strengths Advantage and Author of Authentic Strengths [caption id="attachment_17452" align="alignright" width="210"] Fatima Doman[/caption] Fatima Doman is founder and CEO of Authentic Strengths Advantage. She is an author and executive coach who has coached leaders from every continent except Antarctica! She speaks several languages and her clients value the unique global perspective she brings to coaching. Fatima is passionate about coaching people to measurably succeed by leveraging their strengths. Her coaching focuses on: positive leadership, performance, emotional intelligence, transitions, and executive vitality through whole life balance. Fatima has worked successfully with many fortune 100 and fortune 500 clients representing a variety of industries including technology, consulting, electronics, health care, insurance and media. She has also worked with higher education, aerospace, all branches of the U.S. military, NASA, law enforcement, the UNCR, the International Rescue Committee and with executive branches of governments. Fatima has served as Co-Founder and Co-Director of FranklinCovey's Global Executive Coaching Practice, and Faculty Member of the FranklinCovey/Columbia Business School Executive Education Coach Certification Program. During her 20 years at FranklinCovey she also managed the certification process for FranklinCovey's internationally acclaimed program The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, among other leadership programs.   ...