October 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30192.mp3 Happy Halloween    Cathy Salit - Performance of a Lifetime CEO, Speaker, Author of Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work [caption id="attachment_19627" align="alignright" width="133"] Cathy Salit[/caption] Cathy Salit is Co-founder and CEO of Performance of a Lifetime. She is a Speaker, Facilitator, Executive team coach, improviser, singer, actor, community activist, and kick-boxer! As author of Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work, (Hachette Books), she works with leaders and teams of Fortune 500/FTSE 100 companies to bring a unique blend of ideas from the fields of psychology, education and the creative arts to leadership development solutions in the business world. Borrowing tools from theater and improvisation, Performance of a Lifetime has created an approach called The Becoming Principle, which helps business leaders grow, learn and develop by being who they are, and who they are not...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30182.mp3 David K. Jackson - Author of Life in the Second Half: We Win [caption id="attachment_19612" align="alignright" width="112"] David Jackson[/caption] David K. Jackson is a Pastor, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Certified Personal Trainer, Writer and Proud United States Marine that served on the Elite Marine Security Guard (Embassy) Program. He is a promising author and teacher whose views on faith and hope are both unique and prophetic. Jackson is very passionate and believes faith is a vehicle that all can ride in. He served as a Marine Guard at the Moscow Embassy, hand- chosen by President Reagan. He had hands-on, direct contact with terrorist activities, and inside knowledge on how best to deal with the security needs of individuals desperate for answers. But, today is is with us to talk about his new motivational book, "Life in the Second Half."   Sonia Kashuk and Rebecca Nellis - Breast Cancer Survivor and Chief Mission Officer for Cancer and Careers Sonia Kashuk, a breast cancer survivor, is an award-winning makeup artist and the Founder of Sonia Kashuk Beauty. She is also a member of the Cancer and Careers Board of Governors. Rebecca Nellis, MPP is the Chief Mission Officer for Cancer and Careers. As an expert on cancer workplace issues, she travels the country speaking at national cancer conferences, leading hospitals and community events--more than 100 presentations to-date about the intersection of life, work and cancer.   Kyle Keiderling - Author of Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd [caption id="attachment_19617" align="alignright" width="145"] Kyle Keiderling[/caption] Kyle Keiderling is the author of five books, including his new book, Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd (Univ. of Nebraska Press, November 1, 2016) follows Decker and Budd through their lives and careers, telling the story behind the controversy; the account that emerges is certain to revise the view Americans, in particular, have held since that fateful day in Los Angeles more than thirty years ago. Olympic Collision relives one of the most famous incidents in Olympic history, its legacy, and what has happened to both athletes since. Kyle is a freelance writer and the award-winning author of the critically acclaimed Shooting Star: The Bevo Francis Story, which as been optioned for a major motion picture and Heart of a Lion: The Life, Death and Legacy of Hank Gathers, which was named “Best Sports Biography of 2011” by the International Book Awards Committee. He is a member of the United Sates Basketball Writers Association and has contributed articles to Basketball Times and the Lincoln Library of Sports Champions.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30180.mp3 Don Holbrook - Movie Executive Producer, #1 Best Selling Author and Chairman of Two Knights One Horse Productions [caption id="attachment_19593" align="alignright" width="180"] Don Holbrook[/caption] Don Holbrook i s producing a major Hollywood film about the Knights Templar.  Called "Guardians of the Grail," the film was taken from his Templar Knights book series. He has over fifteen years of CEO level experience and is a former Fortune 10 SME consultant on political affairs. His consulting practice consists of private and public sector clients. He has over 20 years of Public Speaking and Motivational Presentations experience at conferences and annual professional events with over 2,500 paid speeches and Don has authored fifteen books and he will soon be launching his first major fiction novel The Ninth Templar.   Gregory V. Diehl - Author of Brand Identity Breakthrough: How to Craft Your Company's Unique Story to Make Your Products Irresistible  [caption id="attachment_19595" align="alignright" width="180"] Gregory Diehl[/caption] Gregory Diehl is the author of the small business development book, "Brand Identity Breakthrough: How to Craft Your Company's Unique Story to Make Your Products Irresistible." It instantly became an Amazon bestseller upon release, and generated 5-star feedback. It now has 99 reviews and a 4.7 average rating. He has lived in 45 countries. The book draws from his experience helping entrepreneurs all over the world explain their value propositions, develop USPs, and sell more through better storytelling. It takes a practical and philosophical approach to meaningful business identities. The book will be on free on Kindle until November 1st!   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30177.mp3 Dr. Joyce Knudsen - The ImageMaker and Followed by 1.1 Million on Twitter We are excited to welcome Dr. Joyce back to the show for fourth time! She is an expert on everything having to do with self-image and self-esteem, and she certainly has the resume to prove it. With a Masters in business administration marketing and a PhD in human services with an emphasis in self-image, there's no better person to have on the air talk about your self-esteem as the owner of the business. She is a 2001 IMMIE winner and has obtained a First AICI master status from the association of image consultants. She also fits the entrepreneur bill. As founder, owner, and CEO of ImageMaker Inc., she helps thousands in both the professional and personal arena to maximize their potential.  Check out her new YouTube Channel here.   Dr. Allan J. Hamilton - Professor of Neurosurgery at The University of Arizona and Author of Lead with Your Heart . . . Lessons from a Life with Horses [caption id="attachment_19557" align="alignright" width="250"] Allan Hamilton[/caption] Dr. Allan Hamilton started off his working life as a janitor. Today, he holds four Professorships in Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Psychology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona. He graduated from Harvard Medical School, did his surgical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.In 2000, Dr. Hamilton was selected as “One of the Outstanding Intellects of the 21st Century.” He has been chosen by his neurosurgical peers as “One of America’s Best Doctors” for fifteen consecutive years. Since 2004, Dr. Hamilton also serves as Director a think-tank of scientists and professionals, dedicated to finding methods and technologies to eliminate all preventable medical adverse events. In 2008, he wrote his first book, "The Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the Healing Power of Hope," where he describes spiritual side of medicine. He has appeared on national television, including the NBC Today Show CNN, and PBS and he has been a frequent guest on National Public Radio. Dr. Hamilton is currently entering his eighth season as medical script consultant for the television series “Grey’s Anatomy.” In his spare time, Dr. Hamilton is also renowned horse-whisper and trainer. A lifetime working with horses led him to write Zen Mind, Zen Horse—the Science and Spirituality of Training Horses in 2011. The book was awarded the Nautilus Gold Medal for nonfiction works of spirituality that “change the world one book at a time.” Previous recipients include Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Allan and his wife, Jane, are the subjects of an award-winning 2013 documentary by director Wayne Ewing, entitled "Playing with Magic. The film examines the myriad ways in which humans save horses and horses can save humans. Together, the Hamiltons run a ranch on the outskirts of Tucson where they search for new methods to further the practice, philosophy, and purpose of human-animal interactions.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30174.mp3 Brian Offenberger - Sales Strategist and Keynote Marketing Speaker [caption id="attachment_19541" align="alignright" width="180"] Brian Offenberger[/caption] Brian Offenberger is one of America's leading marketing and sales keynote speakers. First on "Online Marketing with RSS Ray", and for the past six years as a keynote marketing and sales speaker, Brian's combination of no bull honesty and big ideas have garnered him top reviews. In early 2016, this same combination will be on display in his book, "Salesperson 3.0: The New Rules of Selling." In addition to his radio show – voted as the world's third best source for search marketing information – he owns Right On – No Bull Marketing, a digital marketing agency for small businesses, and NJL Sales Training, a salesperson performance accelerator. Since 2007, 98% of all that have hired Brian as a keynote speaker has also hired him for repeat engagements. His speaking and workshop services have been used by Kodak, Reed Expositions, SEMA, AIIM, RSPA, Toyota, ReadSoft, and many others. Brian’s works have appeared in more than 100 newspapers and magazines.   JoAnne Funch - Independent LinkedIn Trainer, LinkedIn Strategist & Speaker  [caption id="attachment_19546" align="alignright" width="180"] JoAnne Funch[/caption] JoAnne Funch is an independent LinkedIn Trainer, LinkedIn Strategist & Speaker. Her passion is to provide professionals the steps to build a stronger personal & professional brand, attract influential connections and create more profitable opportunities on LinkedIn.  She believes relationships are the currency of your business and invites you to take the Free 7 Day Relationship Building Challenge. You can also gain more insights at LinkedIn For Business.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30169.mp3 Steve Mariotti - Founder at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and Author of An Entrepreneur’s Manifesto [caption id="attachment_19530" align="alignright" width="159"] Steve Mariotti[/caption] Steve Mariotti is known for his work in at-risk youth education through programs he has designed. He initially founded The South Bronx Entrepreneurial Education Program with limited success in 1987. Later that year he founded the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit organization which gives at-risk youth from low-income backgrounds opportunities to receive entrepreneurial education while attending high school. Steve has also authored numerous books for young people on entrepreneurship and he blogs with The Huffington Post. He is an inductee into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Bernard A. Goldhirsh Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the New York Enterprise Report's Founders Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the National Director’s Entrepreneurship Award from the Minority Business Development Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Association of Education Publishers’ Golden Lamp Award, the ACE/Currie Foundation Humanitarian Venture Award, the USASBE Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year, the CEO Club’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year, and America’s Top High School Business Teacher. Wow.   Jesse Henry - Entrepreneur, Peak Performance Strategist,  Speaker and Corporate Trainer  [caption id="attachment_19537" align="alignright" width="180"] Jesse Henry[/caption] Jesse Henry is the guy behind the The Theory of Success, a Peak Performance Agency that catalyzes corporate growth. What started off as a TED Talk has now transformed into a movement surrounding personal and professional development. Specializing in consulting, training, and speaking, The Theory of Success is here to develop solutions based on your businesses unique needs. Having a problem working with millennials? Is lead generation your Achilles heel? Need to discover the operational inefficiencies holding your business back? Jesse can help! He worked with Robbins Research International and his 15-minute e-book will outline the 10 decisions successful people make. It's a quick read that's jam-packed with tips, tricks, and action items.  During college, he was CEO Student Start-Up of the Year at the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization National Conference.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30161.mp3 Rhett Power - Best-Selling Author of The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful, Speaker and Executive Coach [caption id="attachment_19505" align="alignright" width="180"] Rhett Power[/caption] Rhett Power co-founded Wild Creations, now Funology, in 2007 and quickly built the startup toy company into the 2010 Fastest Growing Business in South Carolina. Wild Creations was awarded a Blue Ribbon Top 75 US Company by the US Chamber of Commerce and named as one of Inc. Magazine’s 500 Fastest Growing US Companies two years in a row. He and his team have won over 40 national awards for their innovative toys. He was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2011 and was nominated again in 2012. He was recently named as one of the world’s top 100 business bloggers in 2015. A member of the United States Department of State’s International Speakers Program, he travels the globe speaking about entrepreneurship, leadership, and management alongside the likes of Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann, AOL Founder Steve Case, and President Barack Obama. He has written for the Huffington Post, Time, and The Wall Street Journal and is a regular columnist for Inc., Success Magazine, and Business Insider. Prior to founding Wild Creations, Rhett worked as an economic and small business development consultant for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), serving 7 years in the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia. Prior to that he was Director of National Service Programs for Habitat for Humanity, which included being Habitat’s chief liaison with The White House, Congress, and the Corporation for National Service. He now has a rapidly growing coaching and consulting practice. He served in the US Peace Corps and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. His second book on entrepreneurship will be published in early 2017 by McGraw Hill.   Michael Kaiser - Executive Director at National Cyber Security Alliance [caption id="attachment_19510" align="alignright" width="180"] Michael Kaiser[/caption] October 1 officially kicked off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and this year’s theme is “Our Shared Responsibility.” The Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance founded and now lead NCSAM, which is a massive global effort to educate millions of internet users about the importance of online safety and security. Michael Kaiser joined the National Cyber Security Alliance in 2008. As NCSA’s chief executive, Mr. Kaiser engages diverse constituencies—business, government, and other non-profit organizations—in NCSA’s broad public education and outreach efforts to strengthen the nation’s cyber infrastructure, including leadership of NCSA’s premier outreach and awareness campaign, National Cyber Security Awareness Month. NCSA builds efforts through public private partnerships that address cyber security issues for home users (parents and children), K-12 and higher education, and small business. Mr. Kaiser serves on the Department of Commerce, NTIA Online Safety Technology Working Group and was named one of SC Magazine’s information security luminaries of 2009.   Ian Brown - Feature Writer at The Globe and Mail and Author of Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? [caption id="attachment_19514" align="alignright" width="180"] Ian Brown[/caption] Ian Brown is an author and a feature writer for the Globe and Mail whose work has won many national magazine and national newspaper awards. A recent book, "The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search for His Disabled Son," was named one of The New York Times 10 best books of the year and reviewed in and featured on the front cover of The Times Book Review, and Ian was the subject of a feature interview on NPR’s Fresh Air. The book was also the winner of the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction and the Trillium Book Award. His previous books include "Freewheeling," which won the National Business Book Award, and the provocative examination of modern masculinity, "Man Overboard."   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30147.mp3 Brinkley Warren -  Founder of SpaceClaims.Org and Co-Founder at MegaBots [caption id="attachment_19470" align="alignright" width="179"] Brinkley Warren[/caption] Brinkley Warren has been involved in over 10 startups in the last decade with offices in 5 countries, all of them associated with software and other advanced technologies. He has three successful exits. Recently, he was awarded the rights to all the minerals in space. Yes, you read that right! He was also part of the MegaBots team. MegaBots created the future of sports entertainment featuring a global sports league of giant, human-piloted robot combat. Brinkley was a Lean Startup Advisor at Singularity University and a Fulbright Fellow.   Amanda Spann - Tech Publicist, Founder of Alchomy & Co-Founder of tiphub, Business Insider's 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech [caption id="attachment_19474" align="alignright" width="236"] Amanda Spann[/caption] Amanda Spann is the Founder of drink-spotting app Alchomy and the Co-Founder of Tiphub, an impact driven innovation community for entrepreneurs in Africa and the African Diaspora. A publicist by trade, Amanda specializes in marketing & ecosystem development for new and emerging brands, helping you find the right customers and the right customers find you. Prior to her current ventures Amanda was the CMO of Blerdology, a tech social enterprise to support and engage the black tech community and the first organization to host hackathons targeting African Americans. The company helped to spark black interest in technology, assisted aspiring minority entrepreneurs get their apps or projects off the ground for little to no cost and bridged policy and innovation to combat social issues. She has been honored as one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women In Tech Under 30, as one of BET’s Blacks on the Brink of Greatness, and as one of 5 future leaders in technology by Black Enterprise Magazine. Amanda frequently speak on the topics of social innovation, marketing and technology in addition to being featured in a number of media outlets including Venture Beat, Fast Company, HLN, The Grio, Black Enterprise, NPR and more.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30140.mp3 Kim Orlesky - Sales and Business Coach, Podcast Host and Author of How to Be a Nomad: Go from Business Suit to World Backpacker [caption id="attachment_19453" align="alignright" width="180"] Kim Orlesky[/caption] Kim Orlesky was working for the national account team for American Express Canada selling enterprise payment solutions when she had a "moment." After working for several years, building her career in corporate sales, she realized her happiness was tied to work. She decided it was time to live the dream. Within a matter of weeks, Kim sold her house, and went backpacking around the world – solo. She traveled to 17 countries across four continents over the course of 6 months. During that time, her daily blog increased in readership and was read 10,000 times. She celebrated that moment by converting that blog into a book, called "Finding (My)Self (Love): One Girl’s Journey Across 17 Countries Across 4 Continents in 6 Months." Upon her return, she realized she found joy by inspiring others and helping people to overcome their limiting beliefs to achieve their dreams. She is now a writer for international publications such as GoodMenProject.com and Success.com. Kim was named one of Success Magazine’s Most Inspirational Bloggers of 2015 and featured in their January 2016 issue. In 2016, she will be a featured speaking events in Sydney and Calgary, and she just released her second book, "How To Be A Nomad: Go From Business Suit to World Backpacker."   Andrea Warner - CMO - Global Digital Marketing Professional at Disruptive Advertising, Content & Conversion Optimization and Social Advertising  [caption id="attachment_19459" align="alignright" width="180"] Andrea Warner[/caption] Andrea Warner is the premier journalists reporting on the conversion testing industry since 2009. A renowned business coach, Andrea has a Master’s Degree in Education. She has a gift for making complicated concepts easy to comprehend. After spending eight years helping online marketers with their businesses, she believes the answer to almost every online business question is “Outsource”, “Test”, or “Target”. This has led to a career in conversion optimization. Andrea takes great pleasure in connecting people that should know each other, and in bringing high-quality content to the community. Andrea lives for conversion optimization, swoons over behavioral psychology, and adores her 5 teenagers.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30129.mp3 John David - President of David PR Group and Author of How to Protect (Or Destroy) Your Reputation Online: The Essential Guide to Avoid Digital Damage, Lock Down Your Brand, and Defend Your Business [caption id="attachment_19432" align="alignright" width="180"] John David[/caption] John P. David has more than 25 years of experience in the public relations industry, serving South Florida-based and national clients. He specializes in strategic communications, crisis situations and creating and implementing media relations programs that not only build name recognition but also generate leads. He has extensive experience in most forms of corporate communications. His first book, "How to Protect (Or Destroy) Your Reputation Online, provides a wealth of practical information on how to protect your online reputation and even remove negative content from search results. It teaches readers how to take control of their online voice, react and respond to an online attack, understand and manage online reviews, and use marketing strategies that will both improve your online reputation and bolster your bottom line. More info at www.OnlineRepBook.com. A firm believer in the hands-on approach, David is always highly accessible to his clients and the media. A Miami resident for more than 35 years, he has an extensive network of community, political and media contacts.   Matthew FitzSimmons - Author of Poisonfeather (The Gibson Vaughn Series) [caption id="attachment_19436" align="alignright" width="227"] Matthew FitzSimmons[/caption] Matthew FitzSimmons is the author of the bestselling first novel in the Gibson Vaughn series, The Short Drop. It is one of the most reviewed books on Amazon, and has been a huge hit. Matthew was born in Illinois and raised in London, England, but he now lives in Washington, DC. He taught English literature and theater at a private high school for over a decade.   ...