June 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29775.mp3 Hillary Lewis - Founder & CEO of Lumi Organics [caption id="attachment_18263" align="alignright" width="179"] Hillary Lewis[/caption] Hillary Lewis is Founder & CEO of Lumi Organics. Lumi crafts 100% organic beverages and she is an INC 30 under 30 winner! They have a fully integrated, high pressure processing manufacturing facility in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lumi Juice is never pasteurized or heat-treated. Instead, they use high pressure processing to preserve flavor and nutrition. This maintains the integrity of the vital nutrients found in their cold-pressed juices. Lumi Juice created uniquely delicious and nutritious blends of veggie and fruit juices to integrate into your everyday routine and on-the-go lifestyles. One 16 ounce Lumi Juice contains approximately 2 pounds of vegetables and fruits. That’s your entire day’s serving of fruits and veggies! Hillary has worked with Barclays Capital and Avenue Capital Group prior to starting her own business.   Douglas Davis - Founder of The Davis Group and Author of Creative Strategy and the Business of Design [caption id="attachment_18266" align="alignright" width="214"] Douglas Davis[/caption] Douglas Davis enjoys being one of the variety of voices needed in front of and behind the concept, marketing plan, or digital strategy. His approach to creativity combines right-brained creative problem-solving with left-brained strategic thinking. The unique mix of creative strategy, integrated marketing, and art direction is what Douglas brings into the classroom. Douglas began his teaching career as an adjunct in tandem with his professional career, following in the footsteps of his mentors at Pratt Institute who worked during the day and taught at night. Currently, he is an associate professor within the Communication Design department at New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn. Douglas is a former adjunct professor at New York University in the Master’s in Integrated Marketing program and current adjunct associate professor at City College in the Branding and Integrated Communications (BIC) program. As a HOWDesign university contributor, his ideas have been presented in webinar, conference, and course format. His online class, Creative Strategy and the Business of Design, has been well received by a mix of creative professionals practicing in the United States and beyond. In 2011 Douglas founded The Davis Group LLC and continues to offer strategic solutions to client branding, digital, and design problems. In addition to client work and giving back in the classroom, Douglas was appointed to serve on the advisory board for New York City’s High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media (iAM). His advertising and academic experience aided him in authoring the four-year curriculum for the first public advertising high school in the country. Following the launch of iAM, Douglas contributed as an education consultant for the launch of the Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA). Wow.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29769.mp3 Stephen Key - Inventor, Product Artist, and Author of One Simple Idea, Revised and Expanded Edition: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work [caption id="attachment_18185" align="alignright" width="200"] Stephen Key[/caption] Stephen Key is an award-winning inventor, world-renowned intellectual property strategist, successful entrepreneur, and bestselling author. The more than 20 products he has licensed over the past 35 years have retailed in Walmart, 7-Eleven, and Disney stores and theme parks worldwide, as well as been endorsed by Michael Jordan, Alex Trebek, and Taylor Swift. Stephen is the Chief Technical Officer of SpinLabel Technologies as well as a cofounder of inventRight, a one-on-one coaching program that helps people license their ideas. His first book, One Simple Idea, has been translated into five other languages. He writes a popular weekly online column for Inc. and is long-standing contributor to Entrepreneur.com. His latest book Sell Your Ideas With or Without A Patent dives deep into the business strategy of using intellectual property to profit. He also runs Invent Right, a one on one coaching program for inventors.   Kevin Short - Managing Partner at Clayton Capital Partners and Author of Sell Your Business for an Outrageous Price: An Insider's Guide to Getting More Than You Ever Thought Possible [caption id="attachment_18187" align="alignright" width="143"] Kevin Short[/caption] Kevin M. Short is the Managing Partner and CEO of Clayton Capital Partners, a leading middle market M&A advisory firm, and author of the new book . Over the past 25 years, he has orchestrated over 150 purchase / sale transactions of mid-sized businesses with an aggregate value of more than $1 billion. An expert in merger and acquisitions, Kevin writes and speaks frequently on the topic to groups of business owners, advisers to business owners, and academics. His demonstartes how you can get an outrageous price when you sell your business!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29763.mp3 Joel Helfer - Talk Show Host on Celebrity Entrepreneur Radio and Author of Get Published And Grow Your Business: How To Become The Hunted Not The Hunter [caption id="attachment_18177" align="alignright" width="216"] Joel Helfer[/caption] Joel Helfer was an AM talk radio producer, a #1 Amazon bestselling author, speaker, and current talk show host on Celebrity Entrepreneur Radio, an iTunes Show. His first book, “Get Published and Grow Your Business,” became an Amazon #1 National Best Seller in 3 categories and a Best Seller in Germany. He has written numerous articles for many trade publications, most recently Small Business Edge Magazine, and Small Business Trendsetters. Joel was quoted in over 150 digital websites, including ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, the Miami Herald, The Boston Globe, The Fort Worth Star and the LA Times. Joel enjoyed a 40 year career in the commercial glass and glazing industry in Chicago, and was a partner in 5 multi-million dollar glass and glazing, manufacturing and distribution businesses. These included Novelty Glass & Mirror, Columbia Glass and Plastics and Costello Glass and Mirror. He was elected President of the Illinois Glass Association in 1979 and co-founded the National Glass and Metal Hall of Fame in 1985.   Bob Chalfant - Director of the Fitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Univ. of Akron [caption id="attachment_18170" align="alignright" width="187"] Bob Chalfant[/caption] Bob Chalfant teaches university-wide entrepreneurship courses at the undergrad and graduate levels at the University of Akron. He promotes entrepreneurship throughout the university, community, region, U.S. and the world through the dissemination of practical experiential and theoretical knowledge. Bob is a Partner at NEO Management LLC and a Director at the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium. He served as CEO and Board Member of The MetalWood Bat Company. He was the winner of the 1st prize in Case Western Reserve University’s Business Launch Competition for ComSense Technology, and was named "Urban Pioneer" by Crain's Cleveland Business. During time in Vietnam, he won the Service Medal, the Navy Unit Commendation, and the Good Conduct Medal.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29761.mp3 Andrea Simon - Corporate Anthropologist and Author of On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights [caption id="attachment_17978" align="alignright" width="240"] Andrea Simon[/caption] Andrea Simon is a Corporate Anthropologist and runs Simon Associates Management Consultants. She is a trained practitioner in Blue Ocean Strategy, a trained facilitator and a trainer in Innovation Games. She specializes in anthropology in changing organizations. Her team has a proprietary ChangeMap process which they designed to help companies "see, feel and think" in new ways. The process includes applying observational research, visual exploring, and cultural assessments to create new visions for an organization. Often their work leads to helping re-brand a company, shift their marketing and communications strategies, adjust their culture, and help implement their growth initiatives. Her work is summarized in her new book, On the Brink. She spent a decade in academia at Ramapo College in New Jersey and as a Visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis teaching Entrepreneurship to Arts and Science students; 15 years of senior executive positions in financial services organizations; and 7 years in healthcare branding and marketing. She has appeared on Good Morning America and has been interviewed for The Washington Post, Business Week, and Forbes, and has written for FierceHealthcare, Executive Street blog, and American Banker. A widely engaged speaker, she has conducted workshops and speeches for Vistage International, TEC, and The Executive Council and has presented keynote speeches and workshops at the National Association of Electrical Distributors, Family Firm Institute, IACC, ABIT, Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, and the Forum for Healthcare Marketing, among others.   George R. Faller - President at NY Center for EFT and Author of Sacred Stress: A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change [caption id="attachment_18237" align="alignright" width="175"] George R. Faller[/caption] George R. Faller was a lieutenant in the New York City Fire Department for twenty years who participated in 9/11 rescue efforts, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy supervisor, and an Emotionally Focused certified therapist, supervisor and trainer. He is also the founder and president of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy and teaches at the Ackerman Institute in Manhattan. 15 years ago, George witnessed, first hand, how those horrific events were affecting the lives and relationships of his colleagues, prompting him to join the counseling unit of the FDNY. His new book takes a unique look at stress and shows how it can actually be good for us!   ...