November 3, 2017 – Weeders to Leaders Jeff McManus, PlantOGram Vicky Popat and 2017 University Lifestyle Survey Jim Jenkins

Jeff McManus - Director of Landscape Services at University of Mississippi and Author of Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons from the Ground Up

Jeff McManus

Jeff McManus

Jeff McManus is a rare breed! He is a landscape professional that has excelled and create an amazingly strong group of followers. His leadership his evident in the beautiful scenery around him. He and his team twice won the National Professional Grounds Maintenance Society Best Maintained Campus, and Ole Miss, where he has been Director of Landscape Services since 2000, was named most beautiful campus by Newsweek in 2011 and the Princeton Review in 2013. Jeff and his team have gained a national reputation for attention to detail and an eye for beauty. He led his team in some creative waste management, which caught the attention of The New York Times in November 2014. Jeff has found unique leadership techniques by developing a dedicated, thoughtful and inspired work force. His GROW-Theory of Greatness, Resiliency, Opportunity and Wisdom has worked. And he shares it in his new book about growing leaders.
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Vicky Popat - Co-Founder of PlantOGram


Vicky Popat

Vicky Popat believes a gift should be something that is sustainable, eco-friendly, healthy and should lasts for generations. Her company, PlantOGram, does exactly that. PlantOGram Inc. is a licensed and insured nursery located near Orlando, Florida. They started serving just some local community, but with an online store, they now ship trees worldwide. They sell exotic and tropical fruit trees that offer the rarest fruit trees from all corners of the globe. The firm has been covered by Glamour, Wedding Wire, Forbes, InTouch Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Fox News, The Huffington post, Tech Style and ABC. Their trees have appeared on Bravo TV shows and in Emmy Swag Bags!


Jim Jenkins - Chief Executive Officer of Universities East at Sodexo

Jim Jenkins

Jim Jenkins

Jim Jenkins is the CEO of Universities East at Sodexo Universities. They oversee a business portfolio with revenue of $1.7 billion and 35,000 employees. Mr. Jenkins supervises seven regions in the Universities business segment and he manages over 400 College and University partnerships. They are responsible for growth and the development of dining, custodial services, grounds, plant operations, maintenance, sports and leisure at schools around the country.  With over 34 years of experience in the food service industry, Jim began his career with Sodexo in 1984 and his career has progressed through every possible position in the system. Today, he shares the results of the 2017 University Lifestyle Survey which reports on Generation Z lifestyle habits.


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November 1, 2017 – Amazon Prime Star Bradley Laborman, Temp CFO Harvey Bezozi and Yes You Can! Virginia Phillips

Bradley Laborman - Owner/Operator of Bradman Media Unlimited


Bradley Laborman

As a young child, Bradley Laborman suffered from a speech impediment that caused concern in his small town elementary school. After some pressure from his mother, the school agreed to have a speech pathologist work with him. Bradley would have to demonstrate his progress by speaking in front of his classmates and teachers. Within a year or two, he finished the speech program and gained a love for performance in front of large groups. In 1998, he created Bradman: The Movie as a senior project at Buena Vista University. It was the first time a student at the school had created a full length feature film as a project. The movie has been distributed numerous times on YouTube and online, but has copyright issues, causing it to be removed from online distribution. In 2001, Bradley started hosting a radio show, a four hour unscripted show. The show grew via a new website called YouTube. In 2008, Bradley created his web-streaming platform named BradmanTV. Bradley began working on iDUMP4U, a website where people could break up with their boyfriends or girlfriends! via Laborman. Shortly after it’s creation, the web series was picked up by TruTV. Recently, Bradley rebooted Tonight with Bradman and began work on two other web series as well and a sequel to the college movie Bradman The Movie.


Harvey Bezozi - The CFO Guru & Tax Wizard


Harvey Bezozi

Harvey I. Bezozi started his career in Washington, DC working for Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouse Coopers) and Peat Marwick (now KPMG), two of the largest and most prestigious accounting firms. While at Coopers, he worked in the financial auditing department on clients including Georgetown University, National Public Radio, and CBS Television. Harvey also worked on the complex breakup of AT&T and he received high recognition for his work, especially in the area of assisting senior financial executives develop better efficiency in their departmental accounting procedures and budgeting. He then joined the tax department of Peat Marwick, working on the tax returns of many prominent political figures including a former U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Commerce, Presidential candidate, and Senator. He joined forces with a retired veteran IRS agent and devoted his time to learning how to help those with federal and/or state tax problems. Since then, he has become one of the best in the country at resolving client tax problems. Harvey considers the work he does an “art” not a “science.” He has the many years of experience, and accordingly, the judgment required to solve the most complex types of cases that he is used to handling. More recently, he became very involved in using his financial acumen both as a CFO Guru and Tax Wizard. Clients now continually hire him as their Concierge CPA, Outside CFO or Chief Business Strategist and Deal Structurer.
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Virginia Phillips - Author, Speaker, Coach at The Academy of Entrepreneurial Excellence, LLC


Virginia Phillips

Virginia Phillips an award-winning coach who guides individuals to develop better personal leadership skills, increase their confidence, and create opportunities for success. Her five-step approach creates transformational action and her coaching has a track record of phenomenal results. She is the founder of The Academy of Entrepreneurial Excellence, a communication and leadership expert, an inspiring speaker, and the author of Yes You Can! Virginia is a VIPCircle of Excellence Winner, A Woman Who Soars Nominee, a Who’s Who Women of Excellence, VIP Woman of the Year Circle Winner, a Best of the Springs – People Making a Difference Nominee, and a L’OREAL Paris Women of Worth 2017 Nominee.
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October 30, 2017 – Phone Tester Aviv Tene, Doppler App Craig Cole and Kardashian Bio Jerry Oppenheimer

Aviv Tene - COO and Co-Founder at TestM


Aviv Tene

Aviv Tene is the co-founder of TestM, a cool, new smartphone diagnostics solution. Want to buy an used phone, and want to know if the phone is still in good condition?  This app is for you. It will test the phone and let you know! Aviv is a broadly experienced leader with a background in law and international operations. Along with leading TestM, Aviv concurrently serves as principal at Alpha Shark, a consulting firm that represents U.S. and international clients on a broad range of business issues. Previously, he held roles at TAL Global, a global security consulting and risk management firm and Qylur Security Systems, a homeland security company. Aviv is fluent in Hebrew and has military intelligence experience in the Middle East. TestM examines six key areas of a phone’s functionality, including the screen, sound, connectivity, motion, hardware and camera.
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Craig Cole – Founder of Doppler Social App

Craig Cole

Craig Cole

Craig Cole, creator of Doppler Social app, says it allows users to let “the magic of the moment happen.” The app shows people where they can go to explore popular local venues and meet other users with similar interests. So instead of judging a potential date by selfies, you build a relationship on what brings you together. Doppler Social App’s mission is to help users cultivate online relationships that foster real connections. With its interactive heat map, the app encourages users to connect offline through shared interests and popular events, reducing digital burnout and increasing real-life fun.
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Jerry Oppenheimer – Author of The Kardashians: An American Drama


Jerry Oppenheimer

Jerry Oppenheimer is the New York Times bestselling author of many unauthorized biographies. He has written about the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Anna Wintour, Barbara Walters, Rock Hudson, Jerry Seinfeld, Martha Stewart, Ethel Kennedy, and the Hilton family. He has also worked as a journalist, including as an investigative reporter and a producer of television documentaries and news programs.  Today, we speak to him about the Kardashian family, and in particular, how entrepreneurial they are.



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October 27, 2017 – A$$hole Guide Dr. Robert Sutton and fab’rik Founder Dana Spinola

Dr. Robert Sutton – Stanford Professor and Author of The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt


Bob Sutton

Dr. Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science at Stanford. He is a co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (know as “the d school”). Dr. Sutton studies leadership, innovation, scaling excellence, organizational change, and workplace dynamics. He has published over 150 articles on these topics in peer-reviewed journals and the popular press. He has written several books and his two books “The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t” and “Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best…. and Survive the Worst” are New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. His honors include the award for the best paper in the Academy of Management Journal, the Eugene L. Grant Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the award for the best article in the Academy of Management Review. His book “Hard Facts” was selected as the best business book of 2006 by the Toronto Globe and Mail. Dr. Sutton was named as one of 10 “B-School All-Stars” by BusinessWeek.  He was described as one of the “professors who are influencing contemporary business thinking far beyond academia.” In 2014, the London Business School honored him with the Sumantra Ghoshal Award for Rigour and Relevance in the Study of Management. He is a Fellow at IDEO and a Senior Scientist at Gallup.

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Dana Spinola - CEO and Owner at fab’rik

Dana Spinola

Dana Spinola

Dana Spinola is the founder of a retail chain with 40 stores and counting! fab’rik is a franchised women’s fashion retailer offering trending styles with fair pieces and accessible prices. They pride ourselves on a unique, personalized shopping experience with no attitude or sticker shock. Dana left corporate America to pursue her dream of owning a clothing boutique where everyone could afford to feel beautiful, meaning high style with heart. Her concept of fashion under $100, but with high quality, and ensuring first class customer service paved the way for fab’rik’s success. She founded free fab’rik, a nonprofit organization that provides free shopping sprees for girls who need it most. Dana truly believes clothing can changes lives! She recently won the Atlanta Small Business Person of the Year.

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October 25, 2017 – The Gathering Spot Ryan Wilson, Big Book HR Barbara Mitchell and Screw Up Kristen Hadeed

Ryan Wilson - Co-founder & CEO at The Gathering Spot


Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson is CEO and Co-founder of The Gathering Spot. Ryan and his co-founder T.K. Peterson identified the need for a home for all types of professionals to have a private membership experience that supplements their business and social interests. The Gathering Spot was created in 2014. They were frustrated they could not find a business gathering spot for all people, at all points in their careers, with a unique mix of activities. As CEO, Ryan is responsible for the club’s management and strategic vision. A lawyer by training, Ryan went on a search for the right market and knew Atlanta was perfect. After two years of raising capital, planning and real estate searches, they found a perfect home just west of downtown Atlanta. The Southern Railways company first established the complex in 1911, as a turntable rail yard. The Gathering Spot is now housed inside of a historical railroad landmark, and opened its doors in March 2016. It quickly established itself as a home for Atlanta’s creators, entrepreneurs, executives, artists and forward thinkers.  The venue offers a full restaurant and bar, office spaces, meeting spaces, and great events.

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Barbara Mitchell – HR Speaker, Consultant and Author of The Big Book of HR, Revised and Updated Edition


Barbara Mitchell

Barbara Mitchell is the Managing Partner of The Mitchell Group. The group is a human resources and organizational development consulting practice that helps a wide variety of clients on issues around people — hiring, retaining, and engaging the best talent available. Most of her career was spent in senior HR leadership positions with Marriott International, Human Genome Sciences and as co-owner and Principal of The Millennium Group, LLC. She entered the HR side of business after gaining a strong general foundation but immediately felt at home. Barbara has  served on the board of directors of the Employment Management Association, a professional emphasis group of the Society of HR Managers (SHRM) and has been president of several SHRM chapters. She is a passionate supporter of the SHRM Foundation. She is the co-author of The Essential HR Handbook, A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager of HR Professional, which was published by Career Press in 2008. She contributed to “On Staffing—Advice and Perspective from HR Leaders” and “Cover Letter for Dummies.” Barbara is a frequent speakers to business groups and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, and the New York Times.
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Kristen Hadeed - Founder at Student Maid, Speaker and Author of Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong


Kristen Hadeed

Kristen Hadeed is the founder and CEO of Student Maid, a cleaning company that uses college students as cleaners. She spends much of her time helping businesses across the country improve their workplace cultures, especially with regards to Millennial staff. Kristen says she “has never met a person I don’t believe in.” Student Maid only hires students with high GPAs and she has fostered a unique perspective on leadership, organizational culture and engaging the next generation. She is an expert in developing and teaching practical skills while inspiring people to take action. After her first leadership disaster, which resulted in three-quarters of her workforce quitting on the spot, to opening her company’s second location run by Millennials, Kristen has learned to create a work environment that brings out the best in people. Student Maid has grown to employ hundreds of people, has an industry-leading retention rate and is known for a culture of trust, accountability and empowerment. Many of her employees have gone on to run their own businesses and receive highly sought-after positions in companies around the world. Kristen and Student Maid have been featured by news outlets including PBS, FOX and Forbes, and her TED Talk has received more than two million hits on YouTube.

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October 23, 2017 – Creativity Rules Dr. Tina Seelig and IMDb Guru Kari Nissena

Dr. Tina Seelig – Professor at Stanford University and Author of Creativity Rules: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and into the World

Dr. Tina Seelig

Dr. Tina Seelig

Tina Seelig is a faculty director of the Stanford University Technology Ventures Program where she focuses on developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders. She has written several books on innovation and entrepreneurship, including What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20  (2009), inGenius (2012), and Creativity Rules (2017). Tina earned her PhD in Neuroscience at Stanford Medical School where she studied neuroplasticity, founded a multimedia company, has written two books on the chemistry of cooking, and designed a dozen science card games for kids. She has been honored with the Olympus Innovation Award, the Silicon Valley Visionary Award, and the Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, recognizing her as a national leader in engineering educational.

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Kari Nissena – Actress, Producer, Acting Biz Coach at Actor Transformation 


Kari Nissena

Kari Nissena is an award-winning American actress, and has performed extensively on both the stage and screen. Her hundreds of acting credits include film, television, theater, radio, commercials, voice-overs, and more. She has also produced dozens of films, webisodes, and other projects and events in the entertainment industry. Based on this industry expertise, she has become a speaker and business coach for actors, and she has coached thousands of actors how to get more auditions, win more work, sign with agents or managers, and get free press. Kari helps actors take control of their careers, develop a mindset for success, and get on red carpets. Kari has worked alongside and coached with some of the most respected career coaches and industry leaders in Hollywood. Her site, Actor Transformation, is committed to helping actors find success in their careers by providing industry education, motivation, and resources. Get her newsletter here!

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October 20, 2017 – LiveComm Mitch Stephen, JOANY’s Christine Carrillo, Indian Ministry Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Mitch Stephen – Founder of LiveComm and Author of My Life & 1,000 Houses: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom


Mitch Stephen

Mitch Stephen is a self-taught entrepreneur, specializing in flipping houses and real estate. Since 1996, Mitch has purchased well over 1500 houses around his hometown of San Antonio, Texas. Today, he specializes in providing owner financed properties to individuals that traditional lending institutions ignore. He loves giving new life to properties that scar neighborhoods. He has perfected a method of achieving cash-flow without having to be a landlord and without having to rehab the properties. He’s mastered the art of raising private money and the classic no money down deal. Mitch pioneered the idea that you don’t have to give discounts to sell your notes. He is on the show today to talk about his new business called It offers business owners a unique and affordable way to capture the cell phone number of every customer who calls, and then the ability to text their customers for pennies per text.
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Christine Carrillo - CEO & CoFounder of JOANY 


Christine Carrillo

Christine Carrillo is a serial entrepreneur with deep expertise in healthcare and technology. She believes that our sick health care system can be transformed into a health system by aligning care organizations with patients. With over 15 years of expertise in the healthcare industry, she has a deep passion to humanize healthcare. Currently, at JOANY, she is reinventing the health insurance consumer experience using data and machine learning. She has helped with plans at Kaiser Permanente, Humana, Aetna, Anthem, Various Blue’s Plans, United Health Care, PacificCare, Amerihealth Caritas, SCAN, Mercy Health, CDPHP, Group Health, CIGNA, AARP, Tufts, AvMed, and HealthEquity. For JOANY, two powerhouse women engineers came together to change how we get our healthcare. The company raised $13 million Series A funding round, and it makes health insurance simple and transparent. JOANY is a free and unbiased online resource where consumers can easily research and purchase  health insurance plans. JOANY’s customers fill out a simple questionnaire to gather basic information on things like doctor visits and what medications they’re prescribed, and then uses machine learning to instantly generate a tailored recommendation for each customer. The site currently saves customers an average of $4,000 per year.
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Harsimrat Kaur Badal – Indian Minister of Food Processing Industries 


Minister Badal

Harsimrat Kaur Badal is a determined Indian politician. She is presently the Minister of Food Processing in the Modi government. Minister Badal belongs to a famous political family of the Punjab region. Apart from being a great political leader, she is also involved in social work and is a business person. India today is the 2nd largest producer of food in the world and the 6th largest food and grocery market. In fact, India leads the world in growth rate, ahead of the U.S., Germany, Japan, and the UK. The Indian Government has invested in its own food economy, and is now considered a top market for foreign countries to invest in food manufacturing and processing. India just hosted the World Food India summit, a global event to facilitate partnerships between Indian and international businesses and investors, especially with U.S. entrepreneurs like us.
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October 18, 2017 – Compassionate Capitalist Karen Rands, Couple Biz Partners Fabiola Hesslein, Bulletproof Dave Asprey

Karen Y. Rands -  Venture Catalyst, Compassionate Capitalist and Author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing: Step-by-Step Strategies to Leverage Private Equity Investment for Passive Wealth Creation

Karen Rands

Karen Rands

Karen Y. Rands is a nationally recognized expert on Angel Investing and is an Economist, Investor, and Entrepreneur. She is known as a  Compassionate Capitalist. She draws upon both her academic ‘book knowledge’ and her experience as an ‘intrapreneur’ during her tenure at IBM to managing a very active angel investor network.  Karen has advising hundreds of entrepreneurs and business and is the Leader and Advocate for the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. She defines “Compassionate Capitalist” as “A person who primarily invests their money, and when feasible their time, resources, knowledge, and experience, into an entrepreneurial endeavor to bring innovation to market, create jobs, and ultimately create wealth for the investors and founders.” She serves as the Managing Director for the National Network of Angel Investors and is a frequent speaker and mentor. Karen won the Advocate of the Year award in 2016 at the Flight to Freedom Summit in San Ramon, California, for her work to promote Compassionate Capitalism.
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Fabiola Hesslein -  Co-founder and CEO of Tryon Entertainment

Fabiola Hesslein

Fabiola Hesslein

Fabiola Hesslein is the Co-founder & CEO of Tryon Entertainment, a business that she runs with her husband. The NYC-based production company provides original entertainment concepts, immersive theatrical experiences, and custom show productions for large corporate clients. It is a one-stop source for brands and event planners looking for incredibly creative solutions for their special events and projects. Fabiola has appeared in countless network television shows, commercials, music videos, concerts, and more. She performed alongside Michael Jackson, Usher, Ricky Martin, and more with appearances on HBO, MTV, and SNL for Toyota, Reebok, Samsung, Michelob, Adidas are just to name a few. She has become an independent creative director for various production companies, special events, projects, stage shows and concerts. Fabiola HessleinFabiola Hesslein


Dave Asprey - Founder of Bulletproof and Author of Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks

Dave Asprey

Dave Asprey

Dave Asprey is a Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur, a professional biohacker, and the creator of Bulletproof Coffee. He hosts Bulletproof Radio, a nationally syndicated radio show and #1 ranked podcast with over 50 million downloads. Dave serves as Chairman of the Silicon Valley Health Institute and spent 15 years and over $1 million to hack his own biology. He used techniques to upgrade his brain and IQ points, lowered his biological age, and lost 100 pounds without using calories or exercise. His work has been featured on The Tonight Show, Nightline, ABC News, Forbes, CNN, and FOX News. His writing has been published by Fortune and the New York Times, and he’s been featured in The Financial Times, Men’s Health, Rolling Stone, Marie Claire, Vogue, Fast Company, Women’s Health, and dozens more. Dave’s work is born out of a fifteen-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology.
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October 16, 2017 – Sales Leadership Glenn Mattson, Accessory Queen Kelly Carroll Burgin, and Cryptonomex Dylan Howard

Glenn Mattson – President of Mattson Enterprise Inc., a Sandler Training® Firm


Glenn Mattson

Glenn Mattson is a veteran of the selling profession. He built one of the largest and best respected franchises for Sandler Training. His office has  consistently ranked in the top 1% of trainers world-wide, specializing in sales and management productivity and effectiveness. The firm conducts workshops, corporate programs and one on one sessions for executives, business owners or individuals who are in the sales or management role. His specialty is helping producers, specifically those in the financial service industry, grow their sales to the next level and to correct the underlying issues that can unravel any team of salespeople. Glenn knows if you understand the “Why” you can overcome the “How.” He has spoken at the prestigious MDRT and the Court of the Table, and having worked at every level of the industry, Glenn can teach what sales managers can do to get maximize their teams and how salespeople can escape the “head trash” that keeps them from excelling.
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Kelly Carroll Burgin - Owner at K.Carroll Accessories

Kelly Carroll Burgin

Kelly Carroll Burgin

K. Carroll Accessories is a woman-owed and operated accessories company. Kelly Carroll Burgin was downsized from her corporate job and used the opportunity to pursue her passion, while creating more balance in her personal life. Fifteen years later, the company has been featured on “Good Morning America” and “The View,” and it was even featured as one of “Oprah’s Favorite Things.” Kelly and her team operate out of a 6,400 square foot facility outside of Detroit. The company started as a traveling boutique focused on trunk show fundraisers, bringing “the boutique to you.” Now with an expanded product line and an e-commerce site, the wholesale business spans all 50 states. Their bags are designed with both style and purpose. In addition to being trend aware and fashionable, they always try to offer a little more. For example, the Secure Style line has a built-in identity theft protective lining and their Portable Purse Power products have built in chargers.
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Dylan Howard – Chief Operations Officer of Cryptonomex Inc.


Dylan Howard

Dylan Howard is spearheading the 1 Billion Hero Challenge. As Co-Founder, he is coordinating the plan to to invite 1 Billion fans and supporters into a new prosperous economic system that will far exceed Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. They hope to increase speed and humanitarian impact throughout the world. Dylan is part of the driving force behind Bitshares and Sovereign HERO. Cryptonomex provides software development services to meet the growing demand for custom, high-performance blockchains and related technology. Their engineers have designed and built one of the most advanced blockchain platforms on the market, capable of processing over 100,000 transactions per second with an average confirmation time of less than 1 second.
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October 13, 2017 – Confident Spender Leah Ingram, Conscious Career Samanee Mahbub & Hero Dad Bill Sefekar

Leah Ingram - Money Saving Expert and Author of The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs, and Get More for Your Education Dollar


Leah Ingram

Leah Ingram, also known as the The Confident Spender, has been helping people be smart with their money for more than a decade. She has helped thousands of people, regardless of their age or income, feel good about their finances.  A regular contributor to, her work has appeared in Good Housekeeping, AARP, Costco Connection, and many other publications. She is the author of fifteen books and appears on radio and TV frequently to share money-saving advice. She has partnered with a number of brands over the years, including Chase, Bank of America, Walmart, and Valpak.

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Samanee Mahbub - Founder of Conscious Career


Samanee Mahbub

Samanee Mahbub spent the last 3 years becoming a career path expert. She traveling to 24 countries and working at 8 different companies as part of the process. Samanee worked at a top 3 bank, the world’s largest NGO, and for multiple start-ups around the world. Her research helped her secure interviews at top tier firms like Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital, Morgan Stanley, Bridgewater Associates. Building on her personal experiences and extensive research, she created Conscious Career and its flagship program, Compass. It is a proven step-by-step process to help students and recent grads launch a fulfilling and financially stable career path. She helps them learn the ins and outs of the recruiting and interview process.
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Bill Sefekar – Author of “American Dreamer: A Look into the Life of My Father, Joe Baby”


Bill Sefekar

Hopefully, we all love and idolize our dads! Bill Sefekar published a book about his great dad called, “American Dreamer: A Look Into the Life of My Father, Joe Baby.” His dad was a decorated soldier and WWII bronze star recipient and was the Administrator who helped build the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington. He also was CFO of Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Performing Arts Center in Clearwater, FL. Bill’s dad was a positive influence in his life and touched so many people’s lives, and this book and story are dedicated to sharing this great story.
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