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Entrepreneur Master Class
58 minutes | Jan 12, 2015
Entrepreneur Master Class 01-13-2015 - The Alchemy of Success - Jaden Sterling
Success means so many different things to different people. To some it means monetary gain. To others it means making a difference, getting a bigger office or is determined by how many people have moved forward due to something you did, said or taught. I don't know what it is for you. What I do know is that my guest has had success in many forms and has helped countless others shift their perspectives to create their own success. Award winning, International, bestselling author, Jaden Sterling was ranked in the top 1% of income earners in the United States at age 26 and by age 31, he retired from Corporate America. Free from a job, Jaden started investing in Real Estate and soon became an expert in Multi-family housing and commercial Real Estate. Jaden built a ten million dollar Real Estate portfolio before the collapse of the market in 2008. Today, Jaden's passion is to coach other entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level and he uses the knowledge gained from doing multimillion dollar deals to accelerate their results quickly. Jaden is a sought after media expert and hasbeen featured on hundreds of radio and TV shows including Fox Business, Africa Business Daily, Tampa Tribune and many others. Jaden believes there are unseen forces guiding us throughout our life and when we learn to quiet our mental chatter those forces can assist us to achieve anything we desire.
58 minutes | Jan 6, 2015
Entrepreneur Master Class 01-07-2015 Touching People in Appropriate Ways - Peter Verlezza
It has been said that people remember you most when you touch their emotions. How do you touch people appropriately though while meeting your business goals? What is inappropriate? On our show we will be discussing how any business can use appropriate touching and how you may be missing out on vertical industry marketing. For over 28 years, Peter Verlezza has been the architect of technology solutions that make sense for medical practices, businesses and non-profits. His unique way of approaching challenges comes from a belief that it all starts with people. In the early years, Peter worked at his family’s deli and catering businesses where the foundation of exemplary customer service was instilled by his family. The value of serving has extended to his professional relationships with clients as well. Peter internally asks the question, “Is this in the best interest of the client?” while remembering the old saying, “You can’t change what you have been handed only how you deal with it.” He approaches both of these with a sense of humor, charisma and genuine care for others – it’s become a way of life. He is the author of 3 books, "Hassle Free IT MD," and the 2 Amazon best selling books, "The Tech Multiplier," and "The Business Owners Essential Guide To IT and All Things Digital." Peter recently completed an audio series titled “Touching People In Appropriate Ways” a series that speaks to the importance of connecting with an audience.
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Entrepreneur Master Class 12-17-2014 - Igniting Brilliance - Lisa Marie Jenkins
It can be easy to talk about purpose, passion, callings and strategy once you find it. Yet it seems to me that so many are still seeking it for themselves. If it is so easy to talk about how to uncover it, then why is it still coming up in conversations for some people over and over again? How can you find your purpose without driving yourself crazy? Is it possible? What does it mean to follow your heart versus your head and how can you blend the two for even bigger success? Lisa Marie Jenkins is an executive coach, author and founder of Lisa Marie Jenkins LLC – a consulting company specializing in feminine leadership. Previously, Lisa Marie spent over 20 years at Fortune 500 hi-tech companies in senior sales and marketing roles. During her IT career, she realized that passion, true connection, and purpose were often missing or hard to find in corporate life and she is now passionate about re-humanizing the workplace in order to foster greater creativity, success, and happiness. Learn more or connect at LisaMarieJenkins.com
58 minutes | Dec 9, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 12-10-2014- Women Investing in Women - Angel Investor Silvia Mah
Funding. A small word that means a big difference in the success or failure of your dream. It used to be that family. friends and banks were the most common method to fund a new business venture. Now there is crowd funding as well. But what about Angel Investors? What do they bring to the table that you need to be thinking about? Why should you be looking at them or better yet, why should they be looking at you? Today's show will give you a leg up on the competition speaking to investors. By the end of our show you will know, what angels look for, where to find them, how to prepare and how to present to them. My guest, Silvia Mah is the CEO of Hera Labs and co-founder of Hera Funds an angel fund for female angels investing in female founders. Dr. Silvia Mah is the CEO of Hera-Labs, a business accelerator for women-owned small businesses, co-founder of Hera Fund, an angel fund for female angels investing in female founders, and an angel investor herself in Hera Hub, a spa-inspired co-working space for female entrepreneurs, The Sash Bag and Hera Therapeutics. Dr. Mah's primary focus is in on (1) empowering, nurturing, and launching women-owned businesses globally, (2) investing in socially relevant new ventures that will allow women to break through barriers in order to excel and for the next generation of women entrepreneurs to have excellent examples of success, and (3) help accelerate university discoveries through the commercialization pipeline. Prior to her current endeavors, Silvia was Director of the Teams in Engineering Service program at the Jacobs School of Engineering and an instructor to over 200 students on social entrepreneurship, project management, and leadership as well as commercialization analyst at the von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement - UC San Diego. Dr. Silvia Mah holds a Ph.D. in Marine Molecular Biology from UC San Diego - Scripps Institution of Oceanography, an M.B.A. from UC San Diego - Rady School of Management, and a B.S. in Biology with Honors from Pepperdine University. She is originally from Caracas, Venezuela, is an advocate for special needs children focusing on ability awareness and advocacy for mitochondrial disease and childhood cancer. She enjoys traveling with her husband, and delights in beach days with her 3 children.
58 minutes | Dec 2, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 12-03-2014 - Promoting Your Book - Jackie Lapin
Are you an author? Do you want to be one? Do you want to be successful? What does being successful mean to you? How as an author can you be successful and profitable? How do you get PR? Where do you get PR? There are so many questions that can be asked around success both business and personal success. My guest today has acheived success as an entrepreneur, sports writer, author and more and she is sharing her tips as the founder of Conscious Media Relations to you, my listeners are where you can get PR, how to make it work for you and hoe to position yourself for success. Jackie is also going to reveal an amazing offer just for my listeners that can help you move forward with your PR more quickly. Jackie Lapin is the founder of Conscious Media Relations, a media relations agency specializing in all matters relating to mind/body/spirit and conscious living. She is especially known for her signature radio media tour introducing authors, leaders and clients to more than 2,600 radio hosts who seek interviews in personal development, spirituality, wellness and inspired living. Conscious Media Relations has the nation’s most comprehensive media lists covering the personal growth/mind-body-spirit sector. The company, which bridges the gap between the transformational and the mainstream media, counts among its clients Hay House, Don Miguel Ruiz, James Twyman, Dr. Joe Vitale, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Richard Moss, Dr. Eric Pearl/The Reconnection, Denise Linn, Marie Diamond, Silent Stay Retreat & Hermitage, AgeNation, Make a Stand, Higher Brain Living and others. Jackie serves her clients by providing comprehensive or a la carte publicity services, but she also creates special resources for Conscious and Transformational authors, individuals and companies that wish to do their own publicity. Her website www.ConsciousMediaRelations.com offers Tools for Authors, do-it-yourself webinars and more. Jackie is also a bestselling author herself in the genre. Her newest book, Practical Conscious Creation: Daily Techniques to Manifest Your Desires (Findhorn Press) was chosen best spiritual book of the year at the International New Age Trade Show.
58 minutes | Nov 24, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 11-25-2014 - The 24 Hour Woman - Cheryl Liew Chng
There are 24 hours in a day and the average woman manages to fill them to the brim with activities. Sometimes that even includes sleep. The question is often posed, "how do you have it all?" when really the question needs to be, "Who am I and what is my legacy I want to leave?" By answering those questions you may not need or want it all. That makes it more about navigating life and finding the balance that fits for you and not what others say you should want and need and have. My guest today seems to have it all: a strong international business reputation, a loving family, a forthcoming book and a close generational family unit. How does she do it? How does she manage being a 24 hour woman with wisdom, happiness and joy? Join us as we explore how high-achieving, stressed women manage it all and find happiness. Cheryl Liew-Chng is an in-demand international speaker, trainer, coach, author, and founder of LifeWorkz-an Asian-based firm whose mission is to guide organizations in creating more contemporary and inclusive workplaces and individuals in more effectively creating, redesigning, and transitioning to "lives most excellent." Having served in leadership positions and navigated several career transitions in many industries-while also attending graduate school and raising three boys-Cheryl experienced challenges and eventually uncovered the secrets to a life of abundance and vibrancy. One of her key passions is in inspiring and empowering women to thrive in their work/business and live a vibrant life. Today, as a global thought leader and entrepreneur, Cheryl guides high-level women executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, and stay-at-home moms in activating their potential-inspiring them to greater personal and professional fulfillment. Learn more about Cheryl's programs, or join her online community at The24HourWoman.com.
58 minutes | Nov 18, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 11-19-2014 - Increasing Influence - Lori Ruff
Influence. As we talked about on the show last week, true leadership is influence and nothing more. But how do you get it? How do you grow it? How, in this age of social media and short attention spans do you build vocal advocates? Lori Ruff, Chief Branding Officer of ALPFA, The Association of Latino Professionals for America, is a long-standing authority on Social Media and a LinkedIn Ambassador. She shows companies and professionals around the world how to use social technology to achieve key business objectives. Ruff defines transparency as clear, courageous and honest communication that inspires others to live their passions and encourages transformative change. With youthful curiosity, she maintains a singular outlook causing her to ask questions, think, and believe a little differently than her peers. She delivers world-class expertise at a time when many entrepreneurs and business innovators are trying to make their mark in a bigger and ever more challenging world. Lori is a master networker who will help you "get known, get smart, and get business!" A long-standing authority in B2B Social Media Marketing, Lori has been named to numerous lists including twice to Forbes Top 50 Global Social Media Power Influencers, Forbes #7 Woman Social Media Power Influencer, CEOWorld's #7 Social Media Power Women, AGBeat's Top 50 Industry Influencer, Moody's 50 Favorite People of 2012, Top 10 Web Sources: US Women, #30Bestof Female Bloggers, and Webbiquity's #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women Writers. Dubbed by her fans as "The LinkedIn Diva" Lori is one of the Top most-connected women on LinkedIn. She writes and speaks on topics such as Relationship-Driven Business Development, Presenting an Authentic Online Presence, Building Community & Engagement at conferences and gatherings and is in high demand by executives working to establish best practices. Lori is a published author on the topics of LinkedIn, Social Media and Privacy: including Keep it Real, Rock the WorldTM with LinkedIn 3.0, #PrivacyTweet Book01. She is host of InfluenceRadio.net, co-host of RockTheWorld with LinkedIn radio, and a guest host on WebmasterRadio.fm's Conference Recap Series.
58 minutes | Nov 11, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 11-12-2014 - Shared Workspaces and Franchising - Felena Hanson
Starting a business can be a lonely place. Especially if you don't have the full support of your family and friends. Going from a career where you have office space provided along with a built in team and all the items needed to do your daily tasks including phones, copiers, desks and more can be overwhelming and break the budget you might not have as a startup. So how do you get those things without maxing out your credit cards? Enter Felena Hanson, founder of Hera Hub. She saw a need for a welcoming space for women entrepreneurs who need flexible space outside their homes to conduct business. A space that not only fills a physical need for a desk and space but also meets the intellectual and business needs of a startup. Being surrounded by like-minded women who want to prosper and grow can make the difference between success and failure. With the success of the first two locations, Felena realized she was on to something. Felena will share with us how she made the leap into franchising. Both the pitfalls and the successes. She will also share with us what coworking is, how it makes an impact and how you can get started creating your own co-working space. Felena is a long-time entrepreneur and marketing maven. Her latest venture, Hera Hub, is a spa-inspired shared workspace for female entrepreneurs. This as-needed, flexible work and meeting space provides a productive environment for women who primarily work from home. Hera Hub members have access to a professional space to meet with clients and to connect and collaborate with like-minded business owners, thus giving them the support they need to be prosperous. Cost-effective monthly membership options are suited for freelancers, independent consultants, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and authors. Hera Hub is much more than just a shared workspace; it's a community of like-minded entrepreneurial women who find the additional resources, such as special classes, workshops, and one-on-one support essential for their business growth. After building three successful locations in San Diego County, her next goal is to support over 20,000 women in the launch and growth of their business via 200 Hera Hub locations over the next 5 years. She is expanding via a franchise model, thus is seeking well-connected women who might be interested in learning more about how they can launch a Hera Hub for their community. Felena is passionate about education, earning her Bachelor's degree in Marketing from th
58 minutes | Nov 4, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 11-05-2014 - Leaders Influence - Cheryl Ellis
The word leadership is thrown around quite often lately as something everyone should be. Yet not very many people are able to explain how almost everyone can learn how to be a leader and what makes a leader successful. My guest and I today are going to define what a leader is, what influence really is and the biggest mistake that leaders make. Then, we are going to unveil the one thing that will make the biggest impact on getting the results you want in your life and career. Cheryl Bonini Ellis, Trusted Business Advisor and High Performance Coach with over 30 years of rich and varied leadership experience, is the founder of Ellis Business Enterprises, LLC She is the creator of Learning to Lead from Within, an online leadership development program, Leading with Impact and Intention, a leadership retreat for women of influence and author of the soon-to-be released Becoming Deliberate: Changing the Game of Leadership From the Inside Out. A senior executive-turned-entrepreneur, Cheryl trains and coaches entrepreneurs, executives and professionals from a variety of industries. She helps business leaders achieve higher levels of performance so that they can produce better results, make a bigger impact as leaders and create a legacy of their own choosing. By educating and coaching her clients to experience greater clarity and courage, more energy, increased productivity and unlimited influence, she inspires them to make their full contribution to the world. Having progressed from entry level to the senior ranks of a global financial services company, Cheryl 's experiences have prepared her to relate to people facing just about any leadership challenge or complex change initiative. She has enjoyed phenomenal success in growing bottom line results by building customer loyalty, team member engagement and leadership skills. As a life-long student of business growth, leadership excellence, high performance and personal transformation, she has studied directly with world-class teachers like Jack Canfield and John Maxwell. Cheryl is a Certified High Performance Coach and a Founding Member of John Maxwell's team of certified coaches, trainers and speakers. Cheryl's insight, expertise and coaching will help you to improve performance, get bigger and better results and increase your personal success and happiness. Cheryl chairs the prominent Women in Business program of the Morris County Chamber of
58 minutes | Oct 28, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 10-29-2014 - Parallel Entrepreneurship and We Don't Die - Sandra Champlain
You've probably heard the term serial entrepreneur. You know, those entrepreneurs who keep creating new businesses and move on from the previous ones. But what about those entrepreneurs who don't want to move on? Those that have lots of ideas and can actually implement them and keep them all successful. At the same time? Those that not only run successful businesses but they also make a difference while doing so? I call those parallel entrepreneurs and my guest today is one. Sandra Champlain founded and runs three businesses. Well actually I think four now and each one is a success. She is going to share with us her secrets to success and how she finds time for herself and for helping others with her groundbreaking book, We Don't Die. Join us as we unlock the secrets to parallel Entrepreneurship and also lift the veil on grief. Sandra is a highly respected speaker, author and entrepreneur committed to making a difference in the lives of others. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and at 25 years old, opened Kent Coffee & Chocolate Company, where she is the owner located in Kent, Connecticut. Since 1986 she has chefed for world-class race car teams in the American LeMans Series and Grand-Am series. She and her mother, Marion, own Marion's Hospitality and together they provide delicious, nurturing meals to the hard-working mechanics, drivers and service people on race car tours around the country. Sandra is the host of "We Don't Die Radio" radio show, a radio show that provides hope to those suffering from loss. Go to www.wedontdieradio.com for more information and to listen to the show. Sandra lives in Byfield, Massachusetts. Sandra can be found at www.sandrachamplain.com
58 minutes | Oct 21, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 10-22-2014 - Delegated to Done - Deanna Maio
Time. One of our most precious commodities next to our health. Time is finite in this reality. So how do we make the most of our time? How do we spend the time we have doing what we have joy and passion for while still getting the detail work done that seems to multiply right before our eyes? My guest today is going to share with us how we can make more money in less time and she will also reveal the biggest mistake that keeps most online business owners feeling stuck, frustrated and over scheduled. Deanna Maio, Delegation & Implementation Strategist and Speaker helps business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are doing too much figure out how to create the right plan, systems, and team to get more done, have more time, and catapult their income. Deanna is the creator of the Delegated to Done Formula and the co-author of GPS for Success with Dr. Steven Covey, Dr. John Gray, and Les Brown. She was selected as one of the 20 Best Business Coaches in 2013 by ClearSimpleMarketing.com and selected The Best of Portland 2013 and Business Management Consultant of the Year and was honored with the same award in 2014. Deanna holds a certificate in Project Management from Portland State University; is a certified trainer for NetSpeedLeadership & Blazing Service, a certified Myers-Briggs Facilitator with 10 years experience using that tool with individuals, managers, leaders and team. Given all that she has accomplished and as quickly as she has done it, it's no wonder that Deanna believes time is our most precious commodity. She says, "Once a moment has passed, it's gone forever. And if time equals money then in business we must be as productive as possible. Completing the work required as quickly as you can while achieving the desired result is critical to reaching our goals and delivering quality service and products to our customers." She recognizes that most businesses face daunting challenges as they grow. Failing to address these challenges, quickly, can have a devastating impact on performance and profitability. Deanna believes and teaches that if everyone in an organization has the right systems and tools to be productive, morale increases, attrition decreases, and profits go up. With her entertaining teaching style and experience in organizations large and small, Deanna is a recognized leader in her field and she continues to innovate, create, and build new thought processes for making businesses more productive and even more profit
58 minutes | Oct 14, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 10-15-2014 - Are You a ROBOTIC or SOULFUL Entrepreneur
Being Authentic. That word gets said so many times when speaking about how people put themselves out in public. Does their public life mesh with their private life. Or, are they two different people. As entrepreneurs we are asked each day to represent our businesses and our lives and sometimes the two come into conflict. My guest today is going to share with us how entrepreneurs can connect to and lead with their soul to create amazing businesses and lives that reflect their authentic selves. Tina Sacchi is one of the nation's foremost Holistic & Spiritual leaders. A best-selling author of My Spirit Is Not Religious: A Guide to Living YOUR Authentic Life, Tina is also the creator of some bestseller series of highly successful meditation and hypnotherapy audio programs and hosted an international radio show: Living A Spiritual Life with Tina Sacchi Tina's passion is to help people recognize and utilize their innate ability to self-heal on all four levels: spiritually, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Through fun, loving, motivating, and highly effective alternative healing techniques and her position as a spiritual leader, Tina has helped others release, resolve and heal limiting beliefs, as well as behaviors and patterns that no longer serve them. Through her loving and caring guidance, Tina shows people how to find their inner truth, live their authentic life, make their transition to their own spiritual calling. As a result, her clients are living a spiritually open and authentic life. Through her practice, she offers intuitively guided private sessions, group workshops, classes, and retreats worldwide. For free meditation download, tools, tips, visit her website: www.TinaSacchi.com.
58 minutes | Oct 7, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 10-08-2014 - Are you Engaging Like an Entrepreneur - Scott Carbonara
Are you emotionally equipped to be an entrepreneur? Do you have an outside in perspective? Do you know how to engage as an entrepreneur in both the good times and the not so great? When I started my first company I thought I had all the answers and all the questions. I quickly learned I needed to get some new questions and some needed answers versus the ones I wanted to get. My guest not only has a B.A. and an M.S. in psychology and communications, he has a life degree in entrepreneurship and leadership and is known as The Leadership Therapist. I know him as husband to my dear friend and editor Jocelyn and also as friend. I quote him in my award winning book and I respect him for his insightful perspectives. We discuss, among other things, what the most important thing is an entrepreneur needs to do to not just survive but to excel. Scott Carbonara is passionate and skilled in engaging a company's greatest asset: its people. He is a highly-engaging keynote speaker, trainer, author, and consultant who "brings authentic leadership to life from the boardroom to the family room." Scott is known as "The Leadership Therapist" for his diverse professional portfolio-ranging from serving as an award-winning family crisis counselor-to executive director of communications and change management and eventually executive chief-of-staff of a multi-billion-dollar company. While there, he addressed a skyrocketing 38% attrition rate and, through digging beyond the surface, led his team in reducing it to an unprecedented 6.5%-saving his company millions of dollars. Scott's dual background in counseling and executive leadership makes him a highly-skilled, passionate communicator and problem solver who provides direction to diverse teams ranging in size from 1 to 100,000. Scott has received high reviews for his keynote speaking for such esteemed groups as Chicago Booth School of Business, SAS, and AT&T Global, and is the author of several books and training programs including A Manager's Guide to Employee Engagement (McGraw Hill, 2012). Through his humorous and practical keynotes, customized consulting, and story-driven books, he breathes life into leadership topics including employee engagement, culture, change management, communication, customer service, and happiness. Like a houseplant which grows towards the light, Scott aims to inspire people everywhere to lead by living positively, and paying it forward. Visit his website at www.LeadershipTherapist.c
58 minutes | Sep 30, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 10-01-2014 - Good WIth Me - Patricia Noll
What is self-esteem? How important is it and where does it come from? Can you get it if you don't have it? Can you bounce back or better yet not be impacted when failures happen or others put you down? Does self-esteem really determine your happiness level? I've pondered these questions off and on for years yet it wasn't until I met Patricia Noll that I learned of a different kind of self-esteem that drives more people that the traditional form of self-esteem. This other form of self-esteem can be more destructive than any other and more difficult to recognize. Today on Entrepreneur Master Class I am asking questions of Patricia Noll, author of the about to be released book, Good With Me, A Simple Approach to Real Happiness from the Inside Out. Patricia will share insights on real long-lasting happiness and five tips tips to building and keeping your esteem. Patricia specializes in empowering people to experience long-lasting real happiness from the inside out by teaching them how to feel good about themselves just because and to stop defining their value by what they have done or not done and what they have or don’t have. Patricia Noll is the Founder and Executive Director of Focus One, Inc., an Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program, which has been licensed by the State of Florida since September, 1989. For over 25 years as a lecturer and group facilitator, Patricia has conducted over 5000 group lectures on how to feel good and overcome addictive behaviors. She has a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Along with the Good With Me Book and related community, she is the author of the Focus One Treatment Manual and Workbook which has been endorsed by internationally renowned authors and lecturers Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Jack Kornfield, and Jacquelyn Small among others. Here's what Deepak Chopra has to say about Patricia's program: "Focus One offers practical and sensible guidelines for those who seek freedom from all types of addictions." As a televised industry self-esteem expert, Patricia Noll specializes in empowering people to experience long-lasting real happiness from the inside out by teaching them how to feel good about themselves just because and to stop defining their value by what they have done or not done and what they have or don't have. Her mission and passion is to make a contribution to society by making a difference in the way people see themselves; e
58 minutes | Sep 23, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 09-24-2014 - From Vision to Reality - Honoree Corder
Does having a vision automatically mean you can turn that vision into a successful reality? For some, the answer is yes. For others it seems great ideas and visions never amount to much more than an idea. Why do some succeed while others never get off the starting block? Is it luck? Is it karma? Or is it something else that anyone can learn and implement? My guest today on Entrepreneur Master Class will share with us why willpower alone is not enough and the four things that precede a new reality. If you have ideas and visions and want to see them become a force in the world, listen in as we discuss how you can turn your vision into reality on the All Business Radio Network. Honorée Corder is the best-selling author of more than a dozen books, including her latest, Vision to Reality: How Short Term Massive Action Equals Long Term Maximum Results, as well as The Successful Single Mom book series. Her mission is to inspire and motivate people to turn their vision and dreams into their real-life reality, sharing a leading-edge process she created for her executive coaching clients. Honoree's results-oriented philosophy and ground-breaking STMA 100-day Coaching Program has been embraced by people in a wide variety of industries and businesses, to rave reviews and exceptional results. Honorée's book is an Amazon "Hot New Release" and is quickly becoming a must-read for every business professional who desires to go to the next level.
58 minutes | Sep 16, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 09-17-2014 - Relax, Focus, Succeed - Karl Palachuk
"What do you mean you want me to relax? I'm an entrepreneur. I have a lot to do. Time waits for no woman." Have you ever heard yourself saying those words? I don't mean word for word but some thoughts like them? I know I have and still do and they are burning me out. Consistently taking a break where you turn off the brain and just allow it to wander, where you allow yourself to explore the unknown possibilities is good for the soul, the body and everyone around you. Science has proven that vacations, meditation, taking a walk or other forms of letting go of being "on" are critical to success. How do you do that though? I used to be good at it but lately I have realized I am losing my edge for my own work ideas and play. I'm still crazy good for my clients which leads me to wonder, "how is it possible to help others while feeling burned out?" Enter a friend of mine, Karl Palachuk. Author of Relax, Focus, Succeed and a fellow entrepreneur. I read his book many years ago when I was thinking about selling my first company and I had lost a bit of focus. We know each other from the tech world and he is a respected business consultant and work-life balance expert. We are going to discuss how taking time to relax can actually improve focus. How you can move past overwhelm and three things to do each day to reduce stress and increase productivity. Karl W. Palachuk, is the Senior Systems Engineer at Small Biz Thoughts. He is the author of fifteen books and has owned a number of small businesses in Sacramento, CA. His books are primarily geared toward technical consultants, but his favorite is Relax Focus Succeed – a guide to balancing your personal and professional lives. Karl is a frequent trainer and speaker in the Small Business Community. His popular blog can be found at SmallBizThoughts.com. He has more than twenty years experience as an I.T. professional and serves on advisory panels for several hardware and software companies. He can be reached at www.relaxfocussucceed.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
58 minutes | Sep 9, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 09-10-2014 - Branding and Your Website - 21 Thirteen Designs
The web is an ever-present part of our lives in 2014. I go to it daily to research, explore, read and vet people I am thinking about interviewing for the show, potential clients and even vendor partners. Sometimes I have to put aside what I see on their web pages because I know what is reflected with their web presence is out-of-date or just plain doesn't reflect who they authentically are. Both good and bad. I regularly get asked. "how do you design your web presence? How much should I pay? How do I talk to my web company?" and even, "How do I translate my brand into a web presence?" Since I am not perfect at any of those things myself and I am in the midst of re-branding since the divorce, I thought I would bring in someone who lives and breathes this stuff everyday. Today's guest is Perry Yeldham of 21Thirteen Designs, a company that specializes in custom design and development of web sites across a wide range of platforms, coupled with the ability to consult and advise their clients on every related aspect of presenting you and your business on the internet. While studying Graphic & Interactive Design at Temple University in his hometown of Philadelphia, Perry began his career in Graphic Design as head of Design and Layout at the University newspaper, then segued that job into a position as designer for a Boutique Graphic Design firm in the city. He then landed a job as designer and head of marketing and advertising for a popular radio station in the Sacremento, California area. After moving to Boston, MA., Perry switched careers, attending Berklee College of Music and embarking on an accomplished career as a professional bass player. He toured the world as a performer, hired by well-known artists in the States and Europe, worked as a studio musician while living in Paris, France, moved back to Boston and signed with his group as a recording artist with Atlantic Records. Perry then went on to co-found a successful Music Recording and Production company in Boston while still performing and teaching in the New England area. As the company continued to grow, Perry taught music privately and delivered numerous classes and seminars on subjects including stage performance, music recording and copyright conventions. While teaching, Perry evolved his own method for learning his instrument and wrote a book on bass-playing. It was at this point that he realized he needed a website to promote his book and built his first site, bringing his tale
58 minutes | Sep 2, 2014
Entrepreneur Master Class 09-03-2014 - Entrepreneur Wellness - Marissa O'Neil
Self Care is something I thought I was pretty good at. Then I awoke one day and realized I hadn't felt good in a long time. Body aches, pains, fatigue, loss of focus and more. I was physically struggling. That physical struggle began entering into my emotional and work production. I wanted to chalk it all up to passing the 50 year mark yet I knew that wasn't true. Then the quest began to figure out my health yet again. Along the way I have met amazing healers of all kinds. Today's guest I actually met when she was getting ready to launch a book she wrote with her dad called Coastal Inspirations. As we got to know each other I knew I had to have her on the show to share her wisdom learned in the trenches of entrepreneurship and have her share with us some tips on preventing and healing pain. This was recorded live on September 3, 2014 at 5pm Eastern on the All Business Radio Network as I interviewed Marissa O'Neil and we discussed topics including injuries most entrepreneurs are prone to and how to avoid them. Marissa O'Neil is best known as an Award Winning Author, Speaker and Wellness Expert with her Integrative Wellness company based in Santa Monica, CA. She was the former Operations Manager and Account Manager of Core Performance where she co-led the opening of a new performance center and pioneered Corporate Wellness Programs within Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Intel and Linked In. Prior to that, Marissa was a Medical Director in NYC at La Palestra: Center for Preventative Medicine where she worked closely with Performance Specialists, Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Internists and Behavioral Psychologists to manage their clients' healthcare. She has worked with a variety of clientele including professional athletes, actors, entrepreneurs, adolescents, and special populations ranging from cardiac and orthopedic ailments to weight management and pregnancy protocols. Marissa's clients typically come to her with some type of pain, both chronic as well as acute. She uses her 16 years of experience working with the top specialists in the USA to help her clients discover the source of their pain and works to restore their body's natural balance so that they can live a pain free life. Marissa currently resides in Santa Monica, CA by the beach.
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