October 2016

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30130.mp3 Isaac Tolpin - CEO and Co-Founder of ConveYour.com [caption id="attachment_19407" align="alignright" width="180"] Isaac Tolpin[/caption] Isaac Tolpin started a business at age 9 when he successfully built and sold working wooden toy boats and airplanes at local farmer’s markets. During the last three decades, he sold over 105 million in combined revenues from the companies he started. He runs family businesses with his 7 kids, including the cultivation of a small vineyard and a family YouTube vlog called #TheTolpins. He is also Co-Founder & CEO of ConveYour.com, which provides personalized text messaging at scale. The solution connects influencers with their followers through text messaging with video, allowing communications with large numbers of fans. It also has leading capabilities in the growing Mobile Learning space (MLearning) enabling it's clients to deliver gamified content. Isaac is an accomplished keynote speaker and advisor to leaders.   Upendra Chivukula and Veny Musum - Authors of THE 3rd WAY: ECONOMIC REFORM or SOCIAL REVOLUTION the solution to income inequality [caption id="attachment_19422" align="alignright" width="180"] Upendra Chivukula[/caption] [caption id="attachment_19423" align="alignright" width="153"] Veny Musum[/caption] A Republican and Democrat duo, Veny and Upendra offer a solution for the income inequality rattling our nation in the form of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). The authors describe a need for a change in government and advocate a system in which people share in profits and equity. Prior to joining the NJ legislature, Upendra was a city councilman for eight years, deputy mayor for three years, and mayor for two years of Franklin Township. He also has served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention five times and was a Presidential Electoral College member in 2004. He is now the policy-oriented Deputy Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly. He has a professional background in electrical engineering and is considered one of the legislature’s leading experts on telecommunications, science, and technology issues. He has authored nearly 50 laws. Veny broke numerous sales records when serving as a district manager for Clairol Inc. in the early 1980s. He managed the top district in the number one region in the company. Veny then moved to John Paul Mitchell Systems and quickly rose to become senior vice president. He was the longest-serving executive since the company’s inception and has since retired. He is credited with developing many of the company’s most innovative sales and marketing programs. Veny has been appointed to several Boards by the Governor of New Jersey.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30125.mp3 Eric Gilboord - Owner of WarrenBDC, Helping Owners Prepare Their Business for Sale and Author of Just Tell Me More: Marketing Tips in 10 Minute Chunks [caption id="attachment_19394" align="alignright" width="180"] Eric Gilboord[/caption] Eric Gilboord's new book Moving Forward helps baby boomer aged business owners when selling their company. He works to ensure both you and your business are maximized for sale or transition. Most owners and their companies are woefully not. For business buyers, he can Identify, Assess, Facilitate a Purchase, Improve, Integrate and/or help to Manage companies for you. For business sellers, his firm WarrenBDC helps to increase the value of a business, while preparing the owner and the company for sale or transition. When the owner and the business are both ready, the company can be confidently sold or transitioned on their terms. WarrenBDC specializes in working with boomer aged business owners who own companies enjoying annual sales of $3-25 Million. Larger or smaller companies are considered on an individual basis. Eric is also a contributor of hundreds of articles to dozens of newspapers, magazines and blogs. He is a weekly columnist for the Globe and Mail ROB and a public speaker for dozens of associations, groups, events and his own seminars and workshops.   Michael Devlin - Product Launch & Lead Generation Expert - Founder of Mass Conversions  [caption id="attachment_19386" align="alignright" width="180"] Michael Devlin[/caption] Michael Devlin began his career selling online in 2006. He started in the competitive sports nutrition market and learned the hard way that you can spend a lot of money on promoting your business. In fact, he invested over $130,000.00 for paid search in his first year alone! Instead of running for the hills, he learned to love e-commerce knowing the profits were there to be made. In the early years, as he ran the data and saw how much Amazon was coming up in searches, he realized he could not outrun Amazon. Eventually, because of the intense competition with Amazon for optimisation, Michael decided to put his products on Amazon. He was proven to be one of the best e-commerce marketers on the net. He is now teaching his e-commerce knowledge on how to take a physical product business from launch to producing over $41.2M in student sales and successes internationally to date. His site Mass Conversions is backed by a suite of innovative tools within Michael's own proprietary software platform named Profits Engine.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30106.mp3 Kevin Tang - Growth Hacker and Founder of Vyper.io  [caption id="attachment_19343" align="alignright" width="180"] Kevin Tang[/caption] Kevin Tang started at the world’s most highly trafficked Asian American print & digital magazine for guys. His role consisted of channeling traffic from social media into their email list & converting email subscribers into paid customers. He was also responsible for generating and scheduling the creatives that would be sent out via Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook. Today, Kevin is an expert in how to get targeted traffic for cheap or free and how to convert more of that traffic to paying customers or leads. With that in mind, he developed a funnel-based growth hacking methodology.   Peter Mazareas - Co-Founder of Invite Education and Author of Plan and Finance Your Family's College Dreams: A Parent's Step-By-Step Guide from Pre-K to Senior Year [caption id="attachment_19351" align="alignright" width="131"] Peter Mazareas[/caption] Dr. Peter Mazareas is considered one of the nation's foremost experts on college planning and financing. He is one of the founders of 529 Plans, having worked with Congress on legislation to enable the creation and implementation of 529 savings plans. Peter helped establish and was elected Chair of the two 529 Trade Associations-the College Savings Plan Network (CSPN) and the College Savings Foundation. As a consultant, he helped design, launch, and market several of the nation's largest 529 Programs. He is the former Executive Director of the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority, where he implemented some of the nation's first college loan and 529 savings plans. He is featured at national conferences and has been quoted and interviewed in a variety of national publications and radio and TV shows, including The Wall Street Journal; USA Today; Kiplinger's; CNN; PBS; Bob Brinker; Money Magazine; Smart Money Magazine; and Investment News. Dr. Mazareas has also served as Deputy Treasurer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was a senior administrator and on the faculty at 3 universities, including as a full-time Professor of Business at Boston College's Carroll Graduate School of Management. He is a co-founder of Invite Education.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30102.mp3 Brad Finkeldei - Co-Founder of One Day Business Websites  [caption id="attachment_19339" align="alignright" width="170"] Brad Finkeldei[/caption] Brad Finkeldei a web engineer, author, and life coach with a passion for helping others with technology. He is a proud Geek. He has spent the past 16 years working in the internet industry for fortune 500 companies and also running a photography business on the side.  He has a degree in telecommunications management from Devry University.  His company was started because Brad wanted to help others create beautiful websites so they can create businesses of their own to achieve the personal freedom they desire.  He loves co-creating with others to bring together design and functionality.  His other passion is coaching others to success.  He created a business where he helps others plan and then take action to build a life after leaving their corporate job to pursue their passions.   John Livesay - Tech Funding Strategist and Author of The Successful Pitch: Conversations about Going from Invisible to Investable [caption id="attachment_19372" align="alignright" width="300"] John Livesay[/caption] John Livesay helps businesses raise money. Specifically, he helps owners perfect their pitches. John is business partners with Judy Robinett in Crack The Funding Code where they help Tech CEOs craft a compelling pitch and then make warm introductions to the right investors ! His podcast, The Successful  Pitch, is a must listen! He is the author of “The Successful Pitch: Conversations On Going From Invisible To Investable" and INC calls him "The Pitch Whisperer."  He has appeared on CBS and FOX TV as the expert on confidence and storytelling.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30094.mp3 Dirk Van Loon - Bestselling Author of The Secret of Influence: Mastering the Art of Inspirational Leadership!, Entrepreneur, Coach and Transformation Expert [caption id="attachment_19323" align="alignright" width="180"] Dirk Van Loon[/caption] Dirk Van Loon is a passionate Entrepreneur, Coach, and Transformation Expert based in Belgium. His expertise lies in a multitude of fields, including Conflict Resolution, Stress Management, and Transition Management. He is also adept in Operations and Project Management, Business Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. Dirk honed his entrepreneurial and personal development skill set at renowned Universities such as the University of Antwerp and Flanders Business School (partnership with Chicago University) where he obtained his Master of Business Administration degree. Currently, Dirk is a proud business owner of a consulting company that has helped others achieve their business goals for over a decade. With “stable growth” as the primary goal, Dirk and his dedicated team have guided and supported countless individuals and organizations alike through various challenges pertaining to ever-growing competition and the increase of pressure on performance. Via a very methodical approach, his business successfully and efficiently sets up budgets, P & L's, and the must-have control & monitor systems to safeguard exceptional results. Throughout the years, Dirk has held numerous positions of Leadership. He has served as the Process Transformer & Project Manager at Nike, the Project Manager for Company Atlas Copco, a Transformation Manager of Company AB-Inbev, a General Manager at Company Bare International, and many more.   Jed Diamond, PhD - Founder/Director of MenAlive and Author of The Enlightened Marriage: The 5 Transformative Stages of Relationships and Why the Best Is Still to Come [caption id="attachment_19328" align="alignright" width="160"] Jed Diamond[/caption] Jed Diamond has a masters degree in social work and a PhD in International Health. He founded MenAlive to be a health program that helps men live long and well. Though focused on men’s health, MenAlive is also for women who care about the health of the men in their lives. His passion in life is to support men, and the women who love them, in eliminating the stresses that undermine their health and wreck relationships. His latest book, MenAlive: Stop Killer Stress with Simple Energy Healing Tools, brings together the wisdom accumulated in 40 years helping more than 20,000 men, women, and children. His vision for MenAlive is to focus on Male Stress, Male-type depression, Male Menopause, and Irritable Male Syndrome, as critical aspects of men’s health and well-being.  He has been on the Board of Advisors of the Men’s Health Network. I’m also a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male and serves as a member of the International Scientific Board of the World Congress on Gender and Men’s Health.  He blogs regularly for the Huffington Post,The Good Men Project, Good Therapy, Your Tango and I’m the only male columnist writing for the National Association of Baby Boomer Women. His work has been featured in major newspapers throughout the United States including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. I’ve been featured on more than 1,000 radio and T.V. programs including The View with Barbara Walters, Good Morning America, Today Show, CNN-360 with Anderson Cooper, CNN with Glenn Beck, CBS, NBC, Fox News, and To Tell the Truth. Jed is the author of fourteen books.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30092.mp3 Kerri Garbis - President of Ovation Communication and Author of Presentation Skills For Managers, Second Edition (Briefcase Books) [caption id="attachment_19268" align="alignright" width="200"] Kerri Garbis[/caption] Kerri Garbis' first book is a perfect blend of her years as a professional actor and as President and co-founder of Ovation Communication. She's has trained hundreds of business people internationally on presentation skills, storytelling for business, and emotional intelligence with her signature brand of enthusiasm, humor, and energy. A professional actress since childhood, her work has been seen in New York and around the country. You may also have seen her catching a pass from a New England Patriot, singing a Christmas carol, or complaining of bloating in a television commercial. Kerri is also a Business Etiquette Expert, certified by The Emily Post Institute, and an Emotional Intelligence Expert, certified by Genos International. Kerri began her studies in voice and theatre at The Baltimore School For The Arts before earning her BFA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University. She has starred in productions of Evita, Singin’ In The Rain, and The Lady With All the Answers (a one-woman play about Ann Landers), to name a few.   Stacey Brown Randall - Referral Marketing Strategist [caption id="attachment_19264" align="alignright" width="180"] Stacey Randall[/caption] Stacey Brown Randall is an expert on getting referrals, especially without asking. She is a Business Growth Accelerator who figured out how to grow her business and now works with other business owners to help them do the same. Her mission is to help people make more money and find more time. If you follow her work (receive her tips, downloads, training videos) you will find she is passionate about teaching you to understand referral marketing, client experience, business growth and being more productive. If the business you are in involves growing and cultivating relationships to “get a sale” then you are "her people." It’s not about B2B or B2C – it’s about H2H – Human to Human where she builds trust and becomes a resource to her clients. Stacey is also a certified productivity coach, an adjunct professor, received her Master’s in Organizational Communication, has a background in sales and marketing, and is married with three kids. She was awarded the Young Professional of the Year, Standout Charlottean, 50 Most Influential Women, Pioneer Award, Link Leading Lady, Employee Retention Specialist, and the 2004 Woman of the Year.   ...