August 2017

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31022.mp3 Al Kennickell - Expert in Online Storefronts and Marketing Automation and Owner of The Kennickell Group [caption id="attachment_22112" align="alignright" width="150"] Al Kennickell[/caption] The Kennickell Group is a print and fulfillment company that also produces online storefronts for clients who support dealer networks or sales offices. There are lots of printers, but very, very few as well executed as Al Kennickell's. He created a one of a kind international network of print suppliers to cut costs & better manage worldwide distribution of sales & marketing materials. They have a team of software engineers who have built many custom solutions for their clients. What this means is they can build any functionality into your storefront and distribution system you need no matter how unique. Al is the Chairman of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, was awarded the Citadel 2016 Alumni of the Year Award, is Past Chairman of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman of the Savannah Sports Council, Past President of the Savannah Executives Association, and Past President of the Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club.   Yakov Savitskiy - Nationally Recognized LinkedIn Expert and owner of Linked Leads [caption id="attachment_22494" align="alignright" width="150"] Yakov Savitskiy[/caption] Yakov Savitskiy is a marketing influencer and lead generation genius. He just published a new book called "Disrupting LinkedIn," about a new way of marketing on LinkedIn. As a top LinkedIn expert, people ask how to get more business from LinkedIn, how marketing can be useful for their industry, and how to get more replies from messages. His specialties include: LinkedIn Marketing, Social Networking, LinkedIn Sales Strategy, Lead Generation, and Business Development. In this interview, we focus on the new LinkdIn video tool.   Gregg Korrol - Author of The Gifted Storyteller: The Power Is in the Story You Tell [caption id="attachment_22097" align="alignright" width="150"] Gregg Korrol[/caption] Gregg Korrol is the author of the #1 bestselling book, “The Gifted Storyteller” and he works in education, with over 20 years experience in NYC as a teacher and administrator. He has received numerous awards and accolades and sat on various advisory teams for top education officials. His focus is on helping others see empowering meaning in the present moment and seizing the opportunity to create lasting change. We all have a voice inside our head, and at any moment, that voice can take any situation and make it an opportunity, or a horror story. The book is a quick, fun read and is filled with lessons on using your inner storyteller to empower yourself. He has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, and has received recognition from Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup For The Soul.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31014.mp3 Lawrence Levy - ex-CFO of Pixar and Author of To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History [caption id="attachment_22397" align="alignright" width="150"] Lawrence Levy[/caption] In 1994, Lawrence Levy received an unexpected phone call from Steve Jobs to see if he had any interest in running Pixar’s business. Over the next twelve years, Lawrence served as Pixar’s CFO, a member of its Office of the President and later as a member of its Board. During this period, Lawrence developed and put in place the strategy that would transform the company from a money-losing graphics company into a multibillion dollar entertainment studio. He took the company public and was there during the launch of Pixar's iconic films. He resigned, with Steve's blessing, to pursue his passion for eastern philosophy and meditation. He came to see these ideas as a way to realize our potential as individuals and for creating human-centered organizations that foster creativity and excellence. His first book, "To Pixar and Beyond" was an Amazon Best Book of 2016 in the Business and Leadership category and a Fortune Magazine Best Book of 2016. The NYT described it as “enchanting…Mr. Levy has quite a story to tell.” He also recently published an article in the Harvard Business Review entitled "Finding the Healthy Tension Between Being Confident and Collaborative." Lawrence speaks regularly on topics including talks at Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, Pixar and Google. In 2003, together with four co-founders, he created a non-profit called the Juniper Foundation that focuses on bringing Indo-Tibetan meditation practices to contemporary life and he teaches meditation weekly.   Timothy Fargo - President and CEO at SocialJukebox.com [caption id="attachment_22056" align="alignright" width="150"] Timothy Fargo[/caption] Timothy Fargo saw a need for a social media platform to manage your content, sort of like a jukebox for tweets. He developed and designed Social Jukebox to solve this problem. It allows users to spend less time scheduling and more time creating and curating content. Its a huge time saver and will help you grow your following. He has over 500,000 Twitter followers! Timothy is also a two time Inc. 500 Winner and Best-Selling Author. After a heartbreaking bankruptcy in 1991, he founded of Omega Insurance Services in 1996, and sold it in 2003 for $20 million. His book "Alphabet Success" tells the lessons of those years and provides timeless gems that will turbo-charge your quest for peak performance.   Diane Jooris – 2016 Grand Prize Winner of the Astellas Oncology C3 Prize and co-founder of Oncomfort [caption id="attachment_22400" align="alignright" width="150"] Diane Jooris[/caption] Diane Jooris is the co-founder of Oncomfort™, a health-tech company won the C3 Prize and that uses VR systems to help patients by providing anxiety and pain self-management tools. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and International Relations as well as a J.D. degree in Law. Diane was a Mind-Body Intervention Specialist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and has over 20 years in corporate marketing and project management experience. Diane is using the 2016 C3 Prize grant to help her develop a new VR module and will be a judge for the 2017 C3 Prize.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31016.mp3 Dustin Mathews - Founder of Speaking Empire and Author of No B.S. Guide to Powerful Presentations: The Ultimate No Holds Barred Plan to Sell Anything with Webinars, Online Media, Speeches, and Seminars [caption id="attachment_22386" align="alignright" width="150"] Dustin Mathews[/caption] Dustin Mathews was so afraid to speak in front of others, that he found a loophole to get out of a public speaking class in school. One day, Dustin was forced to cover for his boss' presentation. After getting past the fear, he was surprised at the response he received, even though he has a baby face. Today, his firm Speaking Empire helps celebrities, thought leaders, experts, authors, entrepreneurs, coaches, consultants  and business owners learn how to speak and market themselves so they can grow their businesses. Dustin is also the author of "No B.S. Guide to Powerful Presentations"​ with Dan Kennedy.​ The idea for Speaking Empire was born in a meeting between founders Dave VanHoose (considered one of the top speakers in the World) and Dustin Mathews (at that time a top direct response marketer). With a credit card and a plan, Speaking Empire was created. Speaking Empire was featured on the Get Motivated Success Tour sharing the stage with it’s iconic speakers. The company has clients around the world and has opened its first satellite office in Moscow.   Chris Schafer - Chief of Military Affairs at SOLIDRed Concepts and Author of Intrepid Professionals: How Principles from the Military Mindset Build Extraordinary Leaders, Teams, and Businesses [caption id="attachment_22384" align="alignright" width="150"] Chris Schafer[/caption] Chris Schafer had a twenty five year career in the U.S. Army. He spent much of his military career on 3rd Special Forces Operational Detachments Alpha (ODA) teams. His career includes many deployments in combat teams advising and training people from all over the world. Chris also earned a dual Master’s Degree in Business and Project management and is now the Chief Executive of Military Affairs for SOLIDRed Concepts. The firm consists of educators, consultants, researchers, and writers with Military backgrounds, bringing the Military Mindset to your organization to increase proficiency in leadership and creating a winning culture.   Nikki Arnold - Bestselling Author and Director of Inspired Living International [caption id="attachment_22389" align="alignright" width="150"] Nikki Arnold[/caption] Nikki Arnold is author of "PositivThink™: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive." All of us have experienced pain and difficult times in our lives. The business asks, 'Do you want to continue to suffer or flourish and live a wonderful, fulfilled existence?' Nikki says that the good news is that life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful! The book provides extremely useful information and tools that will help you improve all areas of your life.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31001.mp3 Vincent Djen - Cofounder of FashionEx, Creator of Fashion Knowledge Network™ and Men’s Fashion Brand Owner [caption id="attachment_22020" align="alignright" width="150"] Vincent Djen[/caption] Vincent Djen has worked with major fashion brands as well as start up brands in the premium and mid market segment in Europe and North America for over a decade. He currently serves as the Board of Director of Entrepreneur Organization China East chapter in Shanghai. EO is a worldwide organization for entrepreneurs with over 12,000 members. His ultimate passion to share his experience in fashion with other fashion entrepreneurs and because of that he started FashionEx and The Fashion Knowledge Network. They help people in the fashion industry learn to skills necessary to grow their businesses. Vincent served as the moderator for the fashion innovation and technology panel discussion at CES Asia. FashionEx is a fashion accelerator designed to help the startup and small medium size fashion businesses to learn and grow with hands-on education, innovation, technology, tool-kits, networking events and workshops.   Dr. Steven Stein - CEO of Multi-Health Systems Inc. and Author of The EQ Leader: Instilling Passion, Creating Shared Goals, and Building Meaningful Organizations through Emotional Intelligence [caption id="attachment_22026" align="alignright" width="133"] Steven Stein[/caption] Dr. Steven Stein is a clinical psychologist and CEO of Multi-Health Systems (MHS), a leading international psychological test publishing company. MHS is a leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments that offer an evidence-based examination of what it takes to be an outstanding leader and presents a model for achieving extraordinary leadership results. His four-tiered approach to developing effective leaders explores the qualities found present in the most successful leaders: Authenticity, Coaching, Insight, and Innovation. Steven has written a number of books on the topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) and has shared information on the topic with corporate audiences throughout the world. His research on the topic has been published in academic journals and has been featured in TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. And, this is so crazy cool, he also works with different casting for a number of reality TV shows!   Suzanne Duncan - Author of All by Myself & Rocking It! How to Be Successful at Single Parenting [caption id="attachment_22375" align="alignright" width="150"] Suzanne Duncan[/caption] Suzanne Duncan started her coaching consultancy after she became a single mother of three. After her husband tragically lost his battle with cancer in 2011, she was thrust into the challenge of single parenthood. She maintains a strong, loving relationship with her children and has put them at the forefront of everything she has done. She holds a graduate diploma of education and is an accredited coach. Her inspiration is to help others, especially single parents, and comes from her own very personal awareness of the challenges facing all parents. Suzanne operates a coaching consultancy, called Discovery Within. As a coach, she helps clients rediscover their potential, embrace their opportunities to learn, and to generate positive relationships. ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30994.mp3   Royston Guest - Growing Businesses, Unlocking People Potential and Author of Built to Grow: How to deliver accelerated, sustained and profitable business growth [caption id="attachment_21865" align="alignright" width="150"] Royston Guest[/caption] Royston Guest is the CEO of Pti Worldwide, a consultancy and training organisation with a proven track record in delivering people transformation, business growth, and peak performance. From an early age, Royston nurtured his entrepreneurial spirit working in his father’s construction business. Royston kick started his career at the age of 16, enrolling on a construction apprenticeship program. He soon landed at Balfour Beatty, managing high profile projects like the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, founded by Paul McCartney. Time working in America gave Royston valuable insight into operating across cultural boundaries and different mindsets. back in the UK, he was involved in the privatization of the Rail Industry and major Private Finance Initiatives. His in depth business experience led to him starting his own consultancy and people development business in 2005, Pti Worldwide. Driving sustainable and profitable business growth are the two professional missions of the Pti team. Two decades, 27 countries, and tens of thousands of businesses later, he has worked across a multitude of sectors, enterprises, and governments. Through exposure to such a broad array of organizations, Royston has created a unique databank that became the basis of his new book.   Joseph Paris - Recognized Thought Leader in Operational Excellence, International Entrepreneur and Author of State of Readiness: Operational Excellence as Precursor to Becoming a High-Performance Organization [caption id="attachment_21868" align="alignright" width="150"] Joseph Paris[/caption] Joseph Paris is a thought leader in operational excellence, a prolific writer, and a sought-after speaker around the world. He places a special emphasis on the engagement of people. He founded XONITEK as an Operations Management consultancy firm specializing in “Operational Excellence by Design.” He also started The Operational Excellence Society, a think tank serving the operational excellence ecosystem and The Operational Excellence LinkedIn group. Paris serves on the editorial board of The Lean Management Journal, the board of the Institute of Industrial Engineers' Process Industries Division, and the board of the Systems Science and Industrial Engineering Department at the Watson School of Engineering at Binghamton University. He is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.   Michael Biltz - Managing Director of Accenture Technology Vision at Accenture Technology Labs [caption id="attachment_17943" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Blitz[/caption] Michael Biltz has been on the show before and leads Accenture’s Vision R&G group and the enterprise's annual vision process. They clarify Accenture’s perspective on the future of tech including IoT, social, mobility, cloud, and Big Data. Prior to his current role, Michael led the Businesses Development efforts for Technology Lab’s Accenture Innovation. There he managed the Labs' relationship with Accenture’s internal organizations to direct research and development as well as managing the deployment efforts of surrounding Lab's assets to Accenture. He is with us today to share Accenture's latest tech data.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30990.mp3 Cheryl Einhorn - Consultant, Academic, Journalist and Author of Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction [caption id="attachment_22270" align="alignright" width="150"] Cheryl Einhorn[/caption] Cheryl Einhorn is the creator of the AREA Method, a research and decision making paradigm for individuals and companies. It allows them to solve complex problems. The AREA Method research and decision making system helps with the business strategy, organizational decision making and communications. She also provides training and coaching sessions. Cheryl is also the founder of CSE Consulting and teaches as an adjunct professor, currently at Columbia Business School and previously at the Columbia School of Journalism. She has won journalism awards for her investigative stories about business, international politics, and economic topics.   Larry Sternberg - Talent Plus Fellow at Talent Plus, Inc. and Author of Managing to Make a Difference: How to Engage, Retain, and Develop Talent for Maximum Performance [caption id="attachment_22265" align="alignright" width="150"] Larry Sternberg[/caption] Talent Plus® is an internationally recognized management consulting firm with clients in twenty countries delivering "The Science of Talent"® through interviews and assessments. The firm is a four-time top ten award winner of Fortune Magazine’s "Great Place to Work" list as well as being recently named #2 on the Leadership 500 Excellence list published by HR.com. In the hospitality vertical, Talent Plus also has been affiliated with the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Club Managers Association of America, and the International Luxury Hotel Association. Talent Plus has an offices in the U.S. and Singapore. Their goal is to identify people with the potential for near-perfect performance so their clients can make wise decisions in the selection and development of their teams. They build high engagement cultures from top to bottom and their ROI results show improved work performance in increased productivity, strengthened employee engagement, reduced turnover, and better bottom line results.   Adrian Owen, Ph.D. - World-Renowned Neuroscientist and Author of Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death [caption id="attachment_21871" align="alignright" width="150"] Adrian Owen[/caption] Dr. Adrian Owen's controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non-responsive has shown that in up to 20 percent of cases, the patients are vibrantly alive, existing in the “Gray Zone.” He currently serves as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at The Brain and Mind Institute and he has spent the last twenty years pioneering breakthroughs in cognitive neuroscience. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Nature, The New Yorker, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, and Science have featured his work.    ...