January 2018

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29215.mp3 Today, we argue that risk is not necessarily part of entrepreneurship! Really, it doesn't have to be!! ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29213.mp3 Today, we argue that NOW is the time to start your business. Plus, we defend the premise that entrepreneurship can be taught, that it is not something you are born with!     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29208.mp3 To start this Season, we are going back to our roots with an entire week of discussions about the basics of entrepreneurship. Today, we tackle one of the most fundamental questions, "How do you get rich?"     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31378.mp3 Courtney Reum - Co-Founder of M13 Company and Author of Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advice from the Trenches [caption id="attachment_23894" align="alignright" width="150"] Courtney Reum[/caption] Courtney Reum, along with his brother Carter, is the co-founder of M13, a disruptive venture capital firm that has invested in over 100 startups, companies such as Lyft, Snap, Warby Parker, ClassPass, and Slack. He’s been recognized as Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs 4 years in a row and his entrepreneurial venture VEEV earned him a place on Inc’s 250 fastest growing companies. Additionally, Courtney is a host on the TV show, Hatched and has been featured in Richard Branson’s book, "Screw Business as Usual." He is a firm believer in the sharing economy and have enjoyed putting together all of his learning into a book "Shortcut Your Startup."   Paul Geiger - Speech Coach at New York Speech Coaching and Better Business Speech: Techniques and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work [caption id="attachment_23907" align="alignright" width="150"] Paul Geiger[/caption] Paul Geiger specializes in coaching the dynamics of public speaking, accent reduction and the subtleties of business communications. He has worked with individuals and groups from a wide range of national and international companies such as Banco do Brasil, Morgan Stanley, UNICEF, and Deutsche Bank, to name a few. Paul is also an accomplished actor, voice-over artist, and on camera host, having done work for Days Of Our Lives, All My Children, Mercedes Benz, Platinum Technologies and Coldwell Banker. The physical and psychological aspects of speech are addressed in Paul’s singular teaching concept of owning your breath and clear articulation of perspective. In his years at New York Speech Coaching, he has developed a customizable program of action steps that get results. In Paul’s words, “You gain confidence when you gain control of your speech technique. Knowing there are steps you can take begins the process of empowering each individual to become more expressive and more persuasive in a truthful and authentic way.”   Gina Nucci - Director of Corporate Marketing for Mann Fresh Veggies [caption id="attachment_23909" align="alignright" width="150"] Gina Nucci[/caption] Gina Nucci  was named one of Produce Business magazines 40 under Forty. Eat Your Vegetables is something you have probably heard more than once but it has become Gina's fightsong. Mann Fresh Veggies was founded in 1939, Mann Packing is an industry leading, third generation supplier of premium fresh vegetables. Gina started her career with Mann Packing Company as New Product Development Manager and was later promoted to Director of Healthy Culinary Innovation. She helped launch Manns Arcadian Harvest® and Manns Better Burger Leaf® lettuces. In 2016, she was promoted as the Director of Corporate Marketing. She manages trade and consumer marketing for Mann Packing Company, planning and implementing marketing and product development programs, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets in the U.S. and Canada. She is also active in industry and local organizations, serving on the food service division board of PMA for three years and volunteering for PMA Foundation for Industry Talent. She also sat on the United Fresh Fresh-Cut board of directors. She also sits on the advisory board for Think Beyond Plastic™ an influential global leader in advancing solutions to plastic pollution. Part of her local volunteer outreach includes a board of directors position for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County, and volunteering for the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women Campaign in Monterey County.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31377.mp3 Bernie Swain - Chairman & Founder of the Washington Speakers Bureau and Author of What Made Me Who I Am [caption id="attachment_23876" align="alignright" width="150"] Bernie Swain[/caption] Bernie Swain is founder and Chairman of Washington Speakers Bureau and the foremost authority on the lecture industry. Over the past 35 years, Bernie has represented three of the last four US Presidents, the last four prime ministers of Great Britain, five Secretaries of State and countless world and American leaders. He has also represented numerous business executives, public figures, media leaders, and sports legends. Bernie considers himself among the fortunate few entrepreneurs who has not only started a business but developed it into the industry leader -- on the strength of handshakes. He has learned a great deal about failure, success, and personal leadership along the way. Bernie has captured it all in his pending book, "What Made Me Who I Am," available now.   Terry Ogburn - Owner of Ogburn's Business Solutions [caption id="attachment_23884" align="alignright" width="150"] Terry Ogburn[/caption] Terry Ogburn is the renowned owner and Lead Business Coach of Ogburn's Business Solutions. His proprietary coaching system and personal devotion to the development of others has contributed to the success of hundreds of small to large business ventures. Terry began his business career in 1979 when he invested his last $118.42 to start an air conditioning service company.  He had no car or truck, but he had knowledge and the ability to build relationships. By 1983, he was a top 5 nominee for Businessman of the Year. He won as the Young Businessman of the Year for the State of Florida in 1984. He was successful in his business and recognized as a leader in the business community, so he began to mentor other small business owners.  In 1989, he developed his own business success program based on his experience. His program was so successful that in 1992 Terry was asked to join UniGlobe Active Travel as a Director of Operations to boost individual store performance.  Within months, he took the store to a $2.5 million Dollar Travel Agency. He then took the program national to improve performance organization wide. In 1994, he became as a founding team member of EXA Travel in Miami and took on the role of Director of Training.  The organization began with 11 regional offices and within 2 years the company grew to over 2000 branch offices and went public. In December 2005, Terry chose to return to his true passion  helping independent entrepreneurs and small business owners plan, launch and develop their businesses.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31374.mp3 Stan Larimer - CEO of Cryptonomex [caption id="attachment_23868" align="alignright" width="150"] Stan Larimer[/caption] Stan Larimer is known as "The Godfather of BitShares."  Stan has forty years experience in software, hardware, and systems engineering, program management, and business development. He was even taught rocket science at the US Air Force Academy. He is CEO of Cryptonomex, a leading custom Blockchain development company, as well as father to Daniel Larimer, arguably the finest programmer and visionary in the Blockchain industry. Stan designed HERO Backing as a widely held commodity trading publicly on many markets. The HERO is the only coin designed for mainstream adoption. All other coins are reliant on demand from speculators or specialized business models that have problems with the current banking system. The HERO offers the safety of buried gold, the earnings of a 1960’s Passbook savings account, and the ability to pay anyone anywhere in seconds.   [caption id="attachment_23815" align="alignright" width="143"] Kiril Ravensong[/caption] Kiril Ravensong - Chief Strategist at Heronomex Inc With a background in psychology and education, Kiril comes to Bitshares by way of a lengthy period in a Zen Buddhist monastery, where he completed his training as a lay ordained monk. This in turn paved the way for a three year period as a writer of spiritual action and science fiction films in Hollywood. He has come to the conclusion that our nation is desperately in need of a banking system with heart and devotes his efforts to that end.   Sean Worthington - Inventor or RAIDA and Author of Beyond Bitcoin: The Future of Digital Currency  [caption id="attachment_23792" align="alignright" width="150"] Sean Worthington[/caption] At the early at of 14, Sean Worthington was programming one of the first computers and won an International Scientific contest at age 16. He enlisted in the US Air Force at age 18 to become a FAA Airframe and Power plant mechanic. After, leaving the Air Force, Sean attended CA State at Chico, graduating with a master in Computer Information Systems Management. He finished his PhD work in Computer Information Systems and worked on his dissertation on counterfeit detection systems. Sean did not publish his work but put it into practice. He filed a patent in June 2016, and in August he created Cloud Coin notes. In October, he organized 25 system administrators in 20 countries to create the new indestructible cloud technology called RAIDA (Redundant Array of Independent Detection Agents), thus creating the perfect global currency. As lead Scientist and inventor of RAIDA, he created a currency that cannot be counterfeited, double-spent, mined or lost. Its an eCurrency that is 100% private, which requires no public ledgers, accounts, or even encryption. It’s a monetary system that is absolutely fair and ethical and requires no special software or download.     ...