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http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31736.mp3   Josh Elledge -  Navy veteran, newspaper columnist, and founder of UpMyInfluence.com  [caption id="attachment_26224" align="alignright" width="150"] Josh Elledge[/caption] Josh Elledge is Navy veteran, newspaper columnist, and founder of UpMyInfluence.com - the site helps turn entrepreneurs into media celebrities increasing their authority, influence, and revenue. He also founded SavingsAngel.com, which has grossed more than $6M in sales of less than $500 in advertising. He’s focused on helping entrepreneurs attract the perfect audience through influence and authority. With a little bit of his own PR fairy dust (thanks to Josh's U.S. Navy journalist experience), he became an influencer with his own digital consumer advocacy & lifestyle brand.   Ralph Welborn - CEO of CapImpact and Author of Topple: The End of the Firm-Based Strategy and the Rise of New Models for Explosive Growth [caption id="attachment_26267" align="alignright" width="150"] Ralph Welborn[/caption] Ralph Welborn has spent over twenty-five years providing business and technology advisory services to both private and public sector organizations globally. He has held a variety of leadership positions, including CEO of Imaginatik, the market-leading innovation advisory, and platform company; leader of IBM's Strategy & Transformation business in the Middle East and Africa; senior vice president at KPMG Consulting; as well as a co-founder of an e-commerce company. The common thread in much of Ralph's work is the design and deployment of new business models to capture explosive growth. His work draws from both wicked problems and works in healthcare transformation, new models of public-private partnerships, and digital banking. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in global public policy and a Ph.D. in philosophy of science from Boston University.   Howard Ross - Founder at Cook Ross, Inc. and Author of Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need to Connect Is Tearing Us Apart [caption id="attachment_26624" align="alignright" width="150"] Howard Ross[/caption] Howard J. Ross is the founder and chief learning officer of Cook Ross, a diversity, and inclusion consulting company. He’s considered one of the world’s seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing Unconscious Bias. He is one of the nation’s leading diversity consultants and a nationally recognized expert on diversity, leadership, and organizational change. From 2007 to 2008, Howard served as the Professor-in-Residence of Diversity at the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute at Bennett College for Women, where he became the first white male to hold a professorship in Diversity at a historically black women's college. Howard serves on the Diversity Advisory Board for the Human Rights Campaign and he is a regular guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU, the Washington, DC NPR affiliate station.      ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31719.mp3   Rich Brooks - Founder and President of flyte new media and Founder of The Agents of Change Media Event   [caption id="attachment_26182" align="alignright" width="150"] Rich Brooks[/caption] Rich Brooks is the founder and president of flyte new media, a digital agency in Portland, Maine, which is celebrating 20 years in business. He is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and social media. Rich founded The Agents of Change, an annual conference and weekly podcast that focuses on search, social & mobile marketing.  He is the author of The Lead Machine: The Small Business Guide to Digital Marketing, a popular and well-received book that helps entrepreneurs and marketers reach more of their ideal customers online. He has appeared in Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post, FastCompany.com, CNNcom, the Social Media Examiner, and many other news sources for stories on digital marketing. Rich is the “tech guru” on the evening news show, 207, which airs on the NBC affiliates in Maine, and teaches web marketing and social media courses for entrepreneurs at the University of Southern Maine's Center for Continuing Education.     Howard Ross - Founder and chief learning officer of Cook Ross and Author of Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives [caption id="attachment_26493" align="alignright" width="150"] Howard Ross[/caption] Howard J. Ross is the, a diversity and inclusion consulting company. Howard is a lifelong social justice advocate and the founding partner of Cook Ross. He’s considered one of the world’s seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing Unconscious Bias. Howard has delivered programs in 47 states and over 40 other countries to audiences including Fortune 500 companies and major institutions within healthcare, government, and non-profit sectors. He authored the Washington Post bestseller, Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives and Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance. The book describes how to bridge the divide in our increasingly polarized society. His work has been published by the Harvard Business Review, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and Forbes, and he has worked with Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries. Cook Ross programs have been taught at Harvard University Medical School, Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, and over twenty other colleges and universities. From 2007 to 2008, Howard served as the Professor-in-Residence of Diversity at the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute at Bennett College for Women, where he became the first white male to hold a professorship in Diversity at a historically black women's college. Howard serves on the Diversity Advisory Board for the Human Rights Campaign and he is a regular guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU, the Washington, DC NPR affiliate station.     Ryan Cote - Director of Digital Services & Partner at Ballantine, Speaker, Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_26219" align="alignright" width="150"] Ryan Cote[/caption] Ryan Cote the Director of Digital Services and Partner at Ballantine, a third generation family-owned direct mail and digital marketing company based out of Fairfield, NJ. He has been with Ballantine since 2003, a family-owned business started in 1966 by his grandfather and great-uncle. He currently manages the growing digital marketing division, primarily responsible for sales and strategy. Ryan came from a family of entrepreneurs. Ballantine is a print and digital marketing agency that works with small business as well as established Fortune 500 companies. Even in college and beyond, Ryan would sell things on eBay, he had his own e-commerce store selling piano lamps and did affiliate marketing for a number of years. Ryan has always had this drive to create things from scratch and then turn them into a revenue stream. In short, entrepreneurship is one of his passions.       ...