June 2017

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30869.mp3 Adam Robinson - Co-Founder and CEO of Hireology, Author [caption id="attachment_21663" align="alignright" width="150"] Adam Robinson[/caption] Adam Robinson is the author of The Best Team Wins and co-founder and CEO of Hireology, where he’s on a mission to help business owners make better hiring decisions using predictive data and innovative technology. He is a noted recruiting industry expert, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience in the field of hiring and selection management. In 2016, Hireology was #94 on the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, and Robinson was named to the Chicago Tech50 list of the city’s top technology entrepreneurs by Crain’s Chicago Business. In 2015 he was added to the Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Network, a listing of Chicago’s most influential entrepreneurs and innovators, and named a “Top 25 HR Industry Game Changer Under 40” in 2015 by Workforce magazine. Under his leadership, Hireology has been recognized nationally by Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top Company Culture” and by Crain’s Chicago Business as a “Best Places to Work” for both Millennials and GenX. Hireology was named the “#1 Talent Management Platform” in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and “#1 in Customer Service” in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Human Resources Online magazine. Adam is passionate about entrepreneurship, donating time to a number of organizations that support the entrepreneurial cause. Through multiple leadership roles at Entrepreneurs Organization, he has helped to develop and launch programs that teach core business skills to early-stage entrepreneurs around the world.   John Agostinelli - Real Estate Investor, Consultant, Author [caption id="attachment_21664" align="alignright" width="150"] John Agostinelli[/caption] John Agostinelli has over 25 years of experience in the banking and real estate industries, including work at the FDIC examining the causes of bank failure and managing foreclosures in several New England states. He is a real estate investor, speculation home builder and rehabilitates distressed properties. He is also a guest speaker, real estate expert witness, housing policy commentator and offers real estate investment and brokerage services. As a successful residential real estate market investor and entrepreneur, John assists individuals and professionals maximize profitability by helping them make informed real estate investment decisions utilizing product differentiation techniques, ROI analysis and real estate cycle expertise.John is the co-author of Easy Money and the American Real Estate Ponzi Scheme: From Your Pocket To Theirs, the Insiders' View of the Great Housing Recession, and How It's Happening Again.   David Almeida - Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Co-Founder at Citrus Therapeutic, Author [caption id="attachment_21665" align="alignright" width="150"] David Almeida[/caption] Dr. David Almeida is a dedicated and personable vitreoretinal surgeon with extensive research experience and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 75 national and international conference presentations. He is both a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. David’s special research interests include vitreomacular interface physiology and pathology, macular hole surgery, and infectious uveitis and endophthalmitis. He has received numerous awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, American Society of Retina Specialists, Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Vit-Buckle Society, VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation, Retina Foundation of Canada, Queen’s University, Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. As an entrepreneur, David is co-founder of Citrus Therapeutic – a pharmaceutical company with innovative approaches to drug design and development of novel therapeutics – aimed to benefit individuals suffering from vision loss. His work as an innovation broker blends the spheres of medicine, science, business, and leadership to present new concepts and strategies for successful management. His public speaking is aimed at engaging and motivating participants towards improved efficiency and time management. David also authored the book Decision Diagnosis: Seven Antidotes to Decision Procrastination.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30866.mp3 Pamela Herrmann - Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Chief Storyteller at CREATE Buzz [caption id="attachment_21642" align="alignright" width="150"] Pamela Herrmann[/caption] Pamela Herrmann is the Chief Storyteller and Co-Founder of CREATE Buzz, specializing in helping brands tell their story. She’s a best-selling author, host of the daily video series, "The Morning Would Show", and a national keynote speaker on the subject of creating uncommonly awesome connections with your customers. Pamela’s book, "The Customer Manifesto" was ranked #3 by Business.com as a customer service book every business owner should read, outranking Gary Vaynerchuk and Jim Collins. She has influenced thousands of entrepreneurs with her straight talk about growing an online business and has worked with the good people of jetBlue, State of New Jersey Main Street Program, Colorado Main Streets, Downtown Colorado, Inc., Oklahoma Main Street Authority, North Carolina Main Streets, Iowa Downtown Conference and Threads Worldwide. Pamela is a life-long entrepreneur and small business owner. David Loshelder - Culture Change & Engagement Facilitator, Author, Leadership Consultant [caption id="attachment_21644" align="alignright" width="150"] David Loshelder[/caption] A master storyteller, David Loshelder inspires audiences with his combination of insight, interest and humor. Though each speech is customized to the unique needs of his audiences, Loshelder most frequently addresses topics ranging from personal development and leadership. Additionally, David has been practicing, training and teaching judo and self-defense for 28 years now. He currently holds a third-degree black belt in judo and has trained and competed nationally and internationally throughout his judo career. David was ranked the USA #1 judo player in his weight class in the early 1990s. He is also a 5X USA National place winner, 2X US International Open silver medalist, 10X Pennsylvania State champion and he was named the Pennsylvania Most Valuable Player twice. He has operated his own judo club, Three Rivers Judo Inc., and now offers his expertise to the local sector, instructing self-defense classes, workshops and seminars to colleges, universities, libraries, and private establishments. David is the author of Protect Yourself: Top 10 Lifesaving Self-Defense Techniques. Kevin Van Eekeren - Founder and CEO of Fulcrum Investing, Fulcrum Farms  [caption id="attachment_21645" align="alignright" width="150"] Kevin Van Eekeren[/caption] Kevin started his career as a logistic officer for a SWAT team, giving him insight into the criminal justice world. He soon found that training SWAT teams was the best way to reduce use of force while ensuring the national security of our country. Fulcrum Tactical was born out of that idea and within 18 months he took it from a charity to a for-profit company.  He started investing in startups on the side but focused on Fulcrum Tactical and his new venture, Fulcrum Farms -- a sustainable farm producing high quality meat and eggs for families and restaurants in the Chicagoland area.  After 6 years, Kevin sold Fulcrum Tactical and moved on to investing in startups full time by starting Fulcrum Investing.  He also spends his free time co hosting a podcast called The State of Logic. ...