January 2017

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30442.mp3   Eugene Cornelius -Deputy Associate Administrator For Field Operations at the U.S. Small Business Administration and Mark Gibson - Director for National Outreach Initiatives [caption id="attachment_11200" align="alignright" width="144"] Eugene Cornelius[/caption] The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is dedicated to improving LGBT access to their programs. Their LGBT Business Builder program just won the Harvard University Bright Idea in Government Award. Eugene Cornelius is a member of the Senior Executive Service for the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a highly accomplished professional. Mark Gibson served as the National LGBT Communications Director and said, "The LGBT Business Builder seeks to highlight the benefits of the LGBT Business Certification, increase the number of firms that are certified, and raise awareness of SBA Programs and Services." Congrats on the big win!   Evan Carmichael - Founder of Evan Carmichael Communications Group and Author of Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter [caption id="attachment_20729" align="alignright" width="180"] Evan Carmichael[/caption] Evan Carmichael coaches entrepreneurs for peak performance. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a VC helping raise $500k to $15mil. Evan was named one of the Top 100 Great Leadership Speakers for your Next Conference by Inc Magazine and one of the Top 40 Social Marketing Talents by Forbes. He has been interviewed or featured as an entrepreneur expert in The New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Forbes, Mashable, and elsewhere. He now runs EvanCarmichael.com, a popular website for entrepreneurs. He speaks globally and is based in Toronto. And his One Word is Believe.      Adam Sobol - Founder of CareBand [caption id="attachment_20732" align="alignright" width="180"] Adam Sobol[/caption] CareBand is an innovative wearable technology company for seniors living with dementia. CareBand aims to increase the safety and independence of seniors, giving caregivers and family members peace of mind. Recently, CareBand was named in the Top 10 Healthcare Tech Startups to Watch by Tech Republic. The all-in-one personal wearable gives seniors the opportunity to live safely and in the least restrictive manner possible while providing caregivers and families with insight into daily living behavior.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30436.mp3 Michaela Alexis - Content Marketing Expert, LinkedIn Lover & Social Media Guru [caption id="attachment_20615" align="alignright" width="180"] Michaela Alexis[/caption] Michaela Alexis is a content creation expert. Several of her LinkedIn articles have been published on CNBC and have been shared over 5000 times! Her ability to create great content accidentally turned Michaela into a LinkedIn influencer. She had her first viral hit article on Linkedin back in March 2016, garnering over 120,000 views, shares, likes and comments, and has been writing ever since. She went from a little over 1,000 connections to over 40,000 followers in less than a year! Her articles have since been published on CNBC, PR Daily, The Muse, Job.com, Thought Catalog, and more! When Michaela was in kindergarten, she ran home excitedly one day, brimming with glitter and pride, as she announced that she was "The ONLY TOOTH FAIRY at Career Day, and everybody else in my class was just dressed up as doctors and dentists!"​      Roger Blankenship - CEO of Whitestone Investments, Inc. and Whitestone Consulting, LLC [caption id="attachment_20715" align="alignright" width="180"] Roger Blankenship[/caption] Roger Blankenship's experience includes classroom instruction as well as leadership in a variety of educational settings. He has been in organizational leadership since his mid-20's and is an ordained Pastor. Roger is also an accomplished real estate investment guru and consults helping others with this work. Since 2002, he has been involved in over 1,000 property transactions in the greater metro Atlanta area. His firm currently manages several million dollars in capital and investors enjoy rates of return significantly higher than market average. Roger has very interesting things to say about all of the gurus that charge tens of thousands for their seminars.      ...