July 2017

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30974.mp3  TYE Global Business Plan Competition  Amyn Sadruddin - Program Director at TiE Atlanta [caption id="attachment_22226" align="alignright" width="150"] Amyn Sadruddin[/caption] TiE is the world's largest network of entrepreneurs. With over 12,000 members worldwide, TiE is the leading organization for all things entrepreneurship. TiE stands for ‘The Indus Entrepreneurs.' It has been a strong belief of the TiE team that the organization offers a significant platform to bring together the entrepreneurs around the world for a shared purpose and vision. TiE is a global, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Entrepreneurship. It is an open, inclusive, and transparent organization in its beliefs and actions. TiE Youth Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a global program aimed at fostering our future generation of entrepreneurs. TYE teaches entrepreneurship to high school students and helping them discover the benefits and challenges of a life as an entrepreneur. During the program, the students form teams, go through classroom session modules, then write their own business plans. Teams compete at the chapter local finals first and each local winner goes on to the Global Competition to compete for $10,000. TYE has over 20 chapters throughout the TiE network participating each year. This year, the Global Finals were held on June 23rd, 2017 in Irvine, California.   Ananya Ganesh - Founder of Chill Wipes Chill Wipes are all-natural wipes that helps athletes and fans beat the heat at sports games. This team won first place overall and best elevator pitch. [caption id="attachment_22222" align="alignleft" width="560"] Shreya Rekapalli, Anuj Das, Ananya Ganesh, Alexs Gonzalez and Anushka Koratana[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_22231" align="alignright" width="150"] Annie Barnicle[/caption] Annie Barnicle - Founder and CEO of Tasteback Tasteback is a website that filters through restaurants in your area based on your dietary restrictions. Basically it is like Yelp for food allergies and restrictions. The Tastback team won the award for best customer validation.           ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30969.mp3 James Sudakow - Founder & Principal at CH Consulting and Author of Picking the Low Hanging Fruit: And Other Stupid Stuff We Say in the Corporate World [caption id="attachment_22155" align="alignright" width="150"] James Sudakow[/caption] James Sudakow asks, "Are you interested in baking something into a process? Or maybe you just feel like drilling down after a nice data dump so you can flesh out a straw dog to help everyone get their ducks in a row and sing from the same song-sheet. Leading a paradigm shift?" Whether you understood any of that or had no clue what you just read, "Picking the Low-Hanging Fruit… And Other Stupid Stuff We Say in the Corporate World" will shed an irreverent light on the weird things we say in the business world every day. His company, CH Consulting, focuses on two fundamental areas, both significantly related to how organizations can effectively improve business results using strong people practices. First, they help leaders of companies transform their functions, organizations, business units, and departments to meet dynamic and changing business needs. Second, by building, implementing, and managing management and people, they create strategies that help optimize business results.   Donna Bak - Author of Patient Care The Sandler Way: Running a Great Medical Practice That Has Patients Cheering and Staff Engaged [caption id="attachment_22159" align="alignright" width="150"] Donna Bak[/caption] Donna Bak is part of the Sandler Training network. Sandler has hundreds of centers that teach leadership and sales techniques. Leaders of Connecticut companies trust and rely on her to accelerate the profitability of their firm by driving increased revenue of at least 15% while containing operational costs. She does this by building high performing people and teams that deliver. Donna is also author of the book, "Patient Care the Sandler Way." It is a RX for medical practices in the changing face of business and brings the same dedication to medical businesses that Sandler has for all business.   John Danner - WSJ Bestselling Author of Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win and UC Berkeley-Haas & Princeton faculty member [caption id="attachment_22169" align="alignright" width="150"] John Danner[/caption] John Danner is a trusted advisor, teacher, author, and speaker and has spent decades helping leaders and their organizations navigate rapidly changing environments to their advantage. John teaches courses on strategy, innovation, and venture development at UC Berkeley and Princeton University. In addition, John is also a senior moderator for the Aspen Institute and a frequent, highly regarded keynoter and speaker at conferences and seminars around the world, including TEDx and TED Global. He is the co-author of two best-selling books: "Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win" and "The Other ‘F’ Word: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work." His articles and interviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, The Economist, Entrepreneur, Chief Executive and other media channels.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30967.mp3 Ram Iyer - Professional Business Mentor & Speaker, Mid-market Expert, and Podcast Host [caption id="attachment_21696" align="alignright" width="150"] Ram Iyer[/caption] Ram Iyer is a recognized expert on mid-market companies and the importance of passion for entrepreneurs. He has developed a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing the mid-market, having interviewed over 50 mid-market CEOs and speaking with thought leaders and experts on the mid-market.  After extensive discussions with these executives, Ram conceived the Midmarket Institute as a source of research, tools, community, and advocacy. A prolific writer, Ram has been published in top trade journals and has been featured in Money Magazine, Fortune and CFO Magazine. He is currently writing a book about how mid-market companies can survive and thrive in a recession. A former venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and executive at companies such as Boeing and Lucent, Ram is a speaker sought by conference organizers, associations and universities in the US and in Asia. He started companies, worked at start-ups, midsize and large companies in engineering, manufacturing, operations, marketing and strategy and at the Business Thinking Institute, he is systematically harnessing the knowledge of successful business people and those seeking greater success in business. They assess, inform (knowledge center, podcasts), coach and have a community of fellow business achievers discussing things they 'forgot' to teach you in business school.   Leslie Shore - Owner of Listen to Succeed and Author of Listen To Succeed [caption id="attachment_18552" align="alignright" width="180"] Leslie Shore[/caption] Leslie Shore has been on the show before to talk about listening, but today she is sharing her insights into millennials. She is the owner of Listen to Succeed, a consultancy that focuses on helping its personal and professional clients achieve their highest level of effective communication. Her seminars, facilitation, and training in listening effectiveness, organizational structure and change, and cultural diversity help corporations, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, health professionals, and educational institutions in the development of intra-personal communication skills. We are excited to have her back!   Rosanne DeTorres - Divorce Attorney and KPI Expert [caption id="attachment_22137" align="alignright" width="150"] Rosanne DeTorres[/caption] Rosanne DeTorres tripled the volume of her law practice in three years by paying attention to her Key Performance Indicators (KPI). When she started her practice, she had no business experience, but when she learned and utilized her performance indicators, her business grew rapidly. Rosanne was recently featured in INC.com and  Sales & Marketing Management. She concentrates her practice in family law cases, including divorce, custody, domestic violence, grandparent’s rights, juvenile delinquency, and is a trained family mediator. Rosanne is also trained as a Collaborative Law attorney and is an accomplished Appellate attorney having taken a number of cases to the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court.   ...