July 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29851.mp3 Fabienne Raphaël - President & CEO of Marketing to Crush Your Competitors, Online Business Strategist, Professional Speaker, Author and Podcaster [caption id="attachment_18496" align="alignright" width="173"] Fabienne Raphaël[/caption] Fabienne Raphael is the host of Marketing to Crush Your Competitors. She is an online conversion strategist, professional speaker and author. She works with entrepreneurs, coaches and startups to build their online platform so they can be seen as an authority, connect with influencers and cash in on their knowledge. Fabienne has published 3 books (one a best seller!), been featured in Forbes and is an Huffington Post Contributor. As a former elite athlete, including playing in the PanAm games, and a former physiotherapist helping her clients get to their optimum health, Fabienne is a genius at mapping out a strategic path to victory. She studied the piano at École Préparatoire de Musique de l’Université du Québec à Montréal for 10 years, danced ballet for 10 years and had dramatic arts classes. Fabienne has extensive experience on stage and TV. She has performed as a pianist and dancer at Place des Arts, Montreal and co-hosted her own interior design television show on CASA. She has spoken at the Creative Marketing Conference of Concordia University, at New Media Europe in London and has conducted many workshops with local entrepreneurs.   Rick Steiner - Author of Retirement: Different by Design: Six Building Blocks Fundamentally Changing How Life After Work is Viewed, Planned For, and Lived [caption id="attachment_18490" align="alignright" width="162"] Rick Steiner[/caption] Rick Steiner, Ph.D. is a recognized university leader, organizational and management expert, consultant, and author. He has worked with US and foreign governments, foundations, and corporations to make communities and nations better custodians of their peoples’ futures. A recovering workaholic, Dr. Rick is now retired and keeping himself happily occupied by working as a professional ski instructor, writing, consulting, sailing, riding his bicycle, and always seeking his next adventure; and, most of all, enjoying the ride wherever it takes him. He expected retirement to just happen. Turn the work switch off and the retirement switch on! It doesn't quite work like that, as he learned. Your job was who you were and what you did, how you defined yourselves. Transitioning from work to retirement can be challenging and emotionally destabilizing as we adjust to this unfamiliar lifestyle.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29845.mp3 Stephen Garchow - President of Foresight Business Consulting, Inc and Author of Stratification: How Strategic-Decision Processes will Create Sustainable Competitive Advantage [caption id="attachment_18582" align="alignright" width="200"] Stephen Garchow[/caption] Stephen Garchow is President of Foresight Business Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in solving critical strategy and marketing issues for corporations. The company logo, a sextant, was selected to emphasize their philosophy. Foresight guides organizations to set their optimal business direction. Prior to establishing Foresight, Steve worked for both large corporations and start-up organizations where he directed dozens of strategic planning initiatives. Steve is an accomplished business executive, with a proven track record in helping companies formulate strategy. Steve developed the Lean Strategic Decision Model. LSDM is a process that concisely compares alternative strategic measures by applying a disciplined approach to subjectively arrive at a strategic decision.  His latest book, Stratification, teaches that LSDM to executives.   The C3 Prize and Ideas to Improve Cancer Care - Michael Seres, Founder of 11Health and Mark Reisenauer, Senior Vice President, Oncology Sales and Marketing at Astellas  The C3 Prize was created to uncover new tools and resources that can potentially help patients with cancer, their caregivers and loved ones live better today. More specifically, the C3 Prize seeks submissions in four areas where patients living with cancer and the cancer community face daily challenges: navigating the health care system, adhering to complex medical care requirements, coordinating care and surviving life post-treatment. Astellas Oncology, along with Robert Herjavec, star of ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit television show Shark Tank, Stanford Medicine X and MATTER, launched the C3 Prize to give patients and caregivers an opportunity to pursue new ideas and solutions that can make a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, their loved ones and those who care for them. Entries will be accepted through August 8, followed by a live pitch for five finalists at Stanford Medicine X to a panel of judges including Robert Herjavec. From there, three winners will be awarded grants totaling $100,000, mentorship from Astellas and membership to healthcare technology incubator MATTER to bring their ideas to life.     This show features the final episode of our entrepreneurial serial podcast! The story is called “Venture and Vultures: An Entrepreneurial Thriller.” Here is Chapter Thirty Six. 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" Chapter Twenty Two, "You Are Taking Food Out of my Kids’ Mouths” Chapter Twenty Three, "There's Nothing Inside This Computer" Chapter Twenty Four, "He Just Spent Another Million Dollars!" Chapter Twenty Five, "I have $2.5 Million in My Pocket" Chapter Twenty Six, "That Money Has Been Spent" Chapter Twenty Seven, "The Greatest Party Ever!" Chapter Twenty Eight, "You Need Surgery Soon" Chapter Twenty Nine "I Can Save This" Chapter Thirty, "Someone will Die" Chapter Thirty One, "The Subpoenas Go Out Today" Chapter Thirty Two, "I've Hated Him Since His Dog Ate My Nerf Football" Chapter Thirty Three, "Someone Is Dead" Chapter Thirty Four, "I Was Sued 3 Times Today" Chapter Thirty Five, "The Ultimate Betrayal" and now Chapter Thirty Six, "FINALE"       ...