60 minutes | Jun 5, 2023
Tell Better Stories, Win More Sales with John Livesay, 06-04-2023
Richard and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview “The Pitch Whisperer” John Livesay, Gerard Longo from Underground Music Collective and Eli Packouz from Instafloss. John Livesay is a sales and storytelling keynote speaker and author. INC magazine calls John Livesay “The Pitch Whisperer”. John shows companies’ sales teams how to turn mundane case studies into compelling case stories so they win more new business. From John’s award-winning career at Conde Nast, where he won salesperson of the year, he shares the lessons he learned that turn sales teams into revenue rockstars. His TEDx talk: "Be The Lifeguard of Your Own Life" has over 1,000,000 views. Clients love working with John because of his ongoing support after his talk which includes implementing the storytelling skills from his best-selling book Better Selling Through Storytelling and online course "Revenue Rockstar Mastery." Read more at: https://johnlivesay.com/ Our Entrepreneur Presenters for June 4, 2023: Gerard Longo is the founder of Underground Music Collective, a Nashville-based digital music resource center and multimedia services company built from the ground up. The Underground Music Collective is comprised of creatives and storytellers that know that there is much more to music than the finished product. Behind each chord and lyric are real-life events, lived by those who have bravely overcome life’s challenges to forge their path toward artistic fulfillment. Read more at: https://undergroundmusiccollective.com/ Eli Packouz is the founder of Instafloss - the 10-second floss the world's first multi-jet water flosser delivering the most comfortable and effective flossing experience. With one sweep, water jets floss your gums for you: comfortable, thorough, and they never miss a single spot no matter how your teeth are shaped. Pulsing water jets can get in smaller places and clean plaque deeper beneath your gumline than string floss (up to 6mm vs 3mm). Read more at: https://instafloss.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
61 minutes | May 30, 2023
Brain Glue: Sell Easier by Making Your Ideas Sticky with James I. Bond, 05-28-2023
Richard and Elizabeth Gearhart, host sof The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview James I. Bond, the author of Brain Glue, Chris & Mia Monzidelis from Power Pony and Franco Perez from Franco Mobile Homes. James I. Bond is one of America’s leading behavioral management and business marketing specialists - and is author of the multi-award-winning book, BRAIN GLUE - How to Sell Easier By Making Your Ideas "Sticky." It's a simple way to boost the selling power of your products, ideas, ads, emails, social media posts, and 1-on-1 presentations -- with "right-brain" selling, that surprisingly few people know about. James has uncovered something about PERSUASION that's so profound, it’s changing how thousands of people are now selling their ideas and products. Read more at: https://www.amazon.com/Brain-Glue-Selling-Becomes-Easier/dp/0998865753 Chris and Mia Monzidelis are the founders of Power Pony, the world’s only powered rideable pony. Imagined by Kids for Kids and built to ride like a real horse. Mia is an equestrian and started inventing Power Pony when she was just 5 years old. Power Pony is iOS connected, fully interactive, and guaranteed to provide fun, smiles and laughter on many exciting riding adventures. Spin in place, turn and play all day. Read more at: https://powerpony.com/ Franco Perez is the founder of Franco Mobile Homes - Franco.TV, backed by the #1 real estate brokerage company in the country, Keller Williams Realty. Franco Homes can replace your old Mobile Home to increase the value, sq ft & safety while designing your new home to fit all your needs. Franco's goal is to transform the lives of hardworking middle-class families by helping them transition from renting to owning a home. Read more at: https://www.francomobilehomes.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
65 minutes | May 22, 2023
Creator and Influencer Marketing for Startups with Denise Lambertson, 05-21-2023
Elizabeth Gearhart, co-host of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview influencer marketing expert Denise Lambertson from LMS and Constellation Captial, Mike Ham from Greetings from the Garden State podcast and Mark Dingle from Ventapak. Denise Lambertson is an influencer marketing expert, founder of LMS, a creator and influencer marketing agency, and is also the Managing Partner at Constellation Capital. Denise pioneered the pairing of influencers with consumer startups and is the leading expert in celebrity & influencer marketing partnerships for early stage businesses. LMS uses creators & influencers to help clients acquire new customers, drive sales, educate consumers, build awareness, create virality and beat competitors. LMS clients include Sweet Green, KiteHill, Hippeas, FreshDirect and more. Constellation Capital is venture capital firm in NYC that invests in early-stage consumer goods companies within the health and wellness space. Read more at: https://www.wearelms.com/ and at https://constellation.capital/ Mike Ham is the host of the Greetings from the Garden State podcast, which is a show all about the people, diverse culture, amazing food, pristine beaches, rolling farmland, and big cities of the State of New Jersey. Each week we highlight the people who make up the fabric of our New Jersey communities who run small businesses, restaurants, non-profits, and more! Read more at: https://www.greetingsfromthegardenstate.com/ Mark Dingle is the founder and inventor of VentaPak, the original backpack spacer. VentaPak is a backpack accessory that creates major airflow and ventilation to reduce heat and sweat. It also improves backpack ergonomics and reduces back strain. Together with a leading industrial designer, Mark created the VentaPak to make biking, hiking, walking, traveling, and other activities using a backpack more comfortable and enjoyable. Read more at: https://www.ventapak.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
61 minutes | May 15, 2023
4 Inspiring Companies Share Their Stories of Innovation, 05-14-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Riki and Oron Franco from Prime 6 Charcoal, Rebecca Birmingham from Arup, Petur Olafsson from Onanoff and Anja Skodda from HappyBond. Riki and Oron Franco are passionate grillers and the founders of Prime 6 Charcoal, offering high density superior performance charcoal that is 100% hardwood with no binders or chemicals. Prime 6 Charcoal burns 2X hotter & 6X longer than traditional charcoal, with 9 lbs being equivalent to two 16 lb bags of regular coal. Read more at: https://www.prime-six.com/ Rebecca Birmingham from Arup is an attorney specializing in Intellectual Property and digital law, having worked as counsel for emerging, high-growth technology companies. In just two years, Rebecca has helped her team partner with start-ups in markets as diverse as transport, water, modular buildings and sustainability to nanomaterials, AR/VR, music technology and digital twins. Read more at: https://www.arup.com/our-firm/rebecca-birmingham Petur Olafsson is the founder of Onanoff, creating innovative audio products for diverse listening needs. Aptly named Onanoff referencing the fundamental basic action of all electronics, the on and off button, the company represents what is basic and necessary for all users through the creation of easy-to-use essential gadget accessories. Read more at: https://www.onanoff.com/ Anja Skodda is the founder of HappyBond, a dog food brand that is preservative-free & shelf-stable. Each jar is filled with premium, gently cooked, human-grade ingredients are sealed tightly for freshness. Refrigerate only after the "POP!" HappyBond has no fillers, no additives, no synthetic vitamins, no preservatives, and no refrigeration is needed. Read more at: https://happybond.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
66 minutes | May 8, 2023
2 Scientists Race to Save our Vanishing Microbes w/ Martin Blaser & Gloria Dominguez-Bello, 05-07-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Martin J. Blaser and Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello from the documentary The Invisible Extinction, Matheus Riolfi from Tint.ai and Jasmine Mitchell from J Carmels. Two renowned scientists, Martin J. Blaser and Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello race to save our vanishing microbes before it's too late. The Invisibile Extinction documentary spotlights the extraordinary work and charismatic personalities of these renowned scientists as they endeavor to save the vanishing microbes that are essential for our survival. The film joins them on this urgent quest from the USA to Venezuela, China, Israel, and Switzerland, showing us how the overuse of antibiotics, elective C-sections, and processed foods are driving the destruction of our inner ecology, which is happening even faster than climate change. Read more at: https://www.theinvisibleextinction.com/ Matheus Riolfi is the co-founder of Tint, which empowers any company to embed insurance into its product. Tint’s AI-powered platform provides no-code software, access to insurers, and compliance required to protect users while increasing profitability. Tint empowers tech platforms to offer intrinsic embedded insurance - protecting their users from the inherent risks of using their platforms. Tint offers infrastructure to support a wide range of embedded programs and provide expert guidance - helping companies build efficient, compliant and profitable programs. Read more at: https://www.tint.ai/ Jasmine Mitchell is a pastry chef and social media influencer whose viral desserts on Instagram lead over 55,000+ at-home bakers to make tasty and beautiful treats confidently. Jasmine’s bakery, J Carmels, is located in Belleville, Michigan and offers delicious custom cakes cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and mason jars. Jasmine’s book, "All Things Cake, Your Guide to Creating Cakes That Will be the Life of the Party" was released in January 2023. It showcases dessert recipes that are the Life of the Party and have gone viral on J.Carmel's Instagram account. Read more at: https://jcarmels.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
63 minutes | Apr 24, 2023
Economic Trends for Entrepreneurs in 2023 with Gene Marks, 04-23-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Gene Marks from The Marks Group, Jaime Zazzara from JZ Heals and Wind Therapy Wellness Retreats and Peter Mann from Oransi. Gene Marks is a nationally recognized CRM and Small Business Expert, a Business Keynote Speaker, Author, Columnist and the founder of The Marks Group, a small business consulting firm. For nearly 30 years, The Marks Group has worked with hundreds of small to medium sized business to evaluate their business needs and implement the best Customer Relationship Management system to help them work quicker, better, and wiser- which in turn means more profitably, too. Read more at: https://www.marksgroup.net/ Jaime Zazzara is the founder of JZ Heals and Wind Therpay Wellness Retreats, a Professional Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, Online Course Creator, Yoga Instructor, and Sound Healer. She offers 1 on 1 spiritual mindset coaching, online courses, events and wellness retreats. Drawing on her expertise in core wound healing, wellness, and mindset coaching, she tailors her approach to help each client uncover their unique path to self-empowerment and inner harmony. Read more at: https://jzheals.com/ and at https://windtherapyretreats.com/ Peter Mann is the founder of Oransi, offering honestly priced, trusted and quiet HEPA air purifiers. Oransi has taken out the cost and pass on the savings to give you the highest performance for the price. Their HEPA air purifier technology not only aligns with what the experts recommend, the government agency that oversees Allergies and Infectious Diseases uses their products. Trusted by over 100,000 customers since 2009. Read more at: https://oransi.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
57 minutes | Apr 17, 2023
Empower Your Way to Career Bliss with Kathy Caprino, 04-16-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview career and leadership coach Kathy Caprino, Ashley Davies from Happy Grub and LaTresha Ellis from Hair Jikoo. Kathy Caprino, M.A. is an internationally-recognized career, executive and leadership coach, trainer, writer, and speaker focused on supporting the advancement and success of women in business. A Senior Forbes contributor and host of the Finding Brave podcast, Kathy helps executive women as well as new, emerging and seasoned leaders "find brave" to experience breakthrough to greater success, fulfillment, and impact in their work and projects. Kathy has coached and trained over 20,000 thousand professional women, coaches, business owners and entrepreneurs around the world. Read more at: https://kathycaprino.com/ Ashley Davies is the founder of Happy Grub, offering the only Squeezable Instant Pancake Mix, made of natural and organic ingredients. Designed for the whole family, the mixes come in four great flavors: Buttermilk, Whole Wheat, Yummy Banana, and Apple Cinnamon. Just pick your flavor, pour water into the bottle, shake it up, and squeeze onto a hot surface. Read more at: https://eathappygrub.com/ LaTresha Ellis is the founder of Hair Jikoo, offering a luxury shampoo pillow for children, created for washday comfort. Hair Jikoo was designed by a licensed Physical Therapist for proper neck support and spinal alignment. Children will be comfortable and relaxed on wash day, all while having proper neck support and spinal alignment. Read more at: https://hairjikoo.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
59 minutes | Apr 3, 2023
Turn Your Idea into a World-Class Business with Frederick Cary, 04-02-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview celebrity Frederick Cary from IdeaPros, Janelle Thomason from Cosmakery and Cliff Brown from Athlete Innovations. Frederick Cary is an internationally known entrepreneur and business thought leader with over three decades of leadership experience and transformational strategies that have resulted in billions of dollars in corporate value. As CEO of IdeaPros, Frederick has helped hundreds of brilliant entrepreneurs find their purpose and create their legacy. IdeaPros® is revolutionizing the way entrepreneurs bring their consumer products and apps to market. He oversees the development and growth of over 250 startups. Read more at: https://fredcary.com/ and at https://www.ideapros.com/ Janelle Thomason is an EMMY® Award Winning makeup artist and founder of the makeup line, Cosmakery, offering easy-to-use kits and sets for everyday purposes, allowing you to apply high-quality makeup without over-complicating your daily routine. Using a palette of curated universally flattering high-quality products and proven application techniques, Cosmakery helps you create effortless fresh, glowy looks that will enhance your natural beauty and last all day long no matter the occasion. Read more at: https://www.cosmakery.com/ and also read about her Michigan-based studio at: https://www.themakeuploft.org/ Cliff Brown is the founder of Athlete Innovations, a premier private athletic facility centrally located in Tampa, FL, providing service to athletes from youth to the professional ranks of all sports. One of the unique specialties at Athlete Innovations is the preparation for NFL combine. The facility also offers semi private boxing and HIIT fitness classes for the general public that want to be motivated to reach their fitness goals. Read more at: https://www.athleteinnovations.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
54 minutes | Mar 27, 2023
Tales of a Celebrity Makeup Artist with Christina Flach, 03-26-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview celebrity makeup artist Christina Flach, and Shaon Berry from Metro Esports. Christina Flach is a celebrity hair and makeup artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. After starting her career in 1995, she founded her own makeup line, Pretty Girl Makeup, and has worked with many major television networks, celebrities, designers, department stores, magazines, and big name brands. In addition Christina is a philanthropist, a beauty expert on NBC’s CA Live, and a guest on a variety of podcasts. Christina is represented by Ford Artists NYC, LA, & Miami and is available for travel worldwide. Read more at: https://www.christinaflach.com/ and at: https://www.prettygirlmakeup.com/ Shaon Berry is the founder and CEO of Metro Esports, a brand that creates and produces both virtual and live esports recreation events and technology-based education programming. Their full suite of digital, social, mobile and live activities are designed to attract, engage and educate a broader and more diverse group of gaming and technology enthusiasts. Metro Esports gaming lounges are equipped with high-end technical resources and a professional gaming support staff to help you have a safe, quality gaming experience just like your favorite streamers and content creators! Read more at: https://metroesports.gg/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
62 minutes | Mar 20, 2023
Tips from Digital Marketing & eCommerce Guru, Greg Writer, 03-19-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Greg Writer from Launch Cart, Jennifer Loomis from Signature Photo Organizing and Tamara and Sean Turman from PocketBookProtector. Greg Writer is a serial entrepreneur, founder of Launch Cart, investor, digital marketer, speaker and author. His breakthrough software Launch Cart is the easiest and most feature packed eCommerce platform on the net. Often referred to as “The Entrepreneur’s Best Friend”, Greg has spent the past 15 years coaching thousands of entrepreneurs to raise capital, market their businesses and ring the cash register. Greg has been directly involved in over $100 million in financing, dozens of IPO’s and mergers & acquisitions for early stage and startup companies. Read more at:https://gregwriter.com/ and at https://launchcart.com/ Jennifer Loomis, founder of Jennifer Loomis Photography, also founded Signature Photo Organizing – a service to preserve families’ visual assets and memories. They digitize your prints, negatives, albums, videos, VHS, audio tapes to safely preserve them. These memories are then added to your organized digital library to hand down to your family. Read more at: https://signaturephotoorganizing.com/ Tamara and Sean Turman are the inventors of PocketBookProtector, created to safeguard your pocketbook from hazardous pollutants in high-traffic locations such as restrooms, restaurants, baby changing stations, car floors, airports, schools, at home and more! It’s also great for protecting your bag while traveling so it stays clean and serves as an extra level of protection during the COVID Pandemic. Read more at: https://pocketbookprotector.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
61 minutes | Mar 6, 2023
How to Become a Multi-Millionaire Business Owner with Brian Will, 03-05-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Brian Will author of “The Dropout Mulit-Millionaire”, Taylor O’Neil from Richard’s Rainwater and Steve Graham from Valiant Coaching & Talent Development Brian Will is a serial entrepreneur, a business management consultant and coach and a best-selling author, with his most popular book being The Dropout Multi-Millionaire: 37 Business Lessons on How to Succeed in Business with No Money, No Education and No Clue”. Brian has created or co-created seven very successful companies in four different industries over the last thirty-five years. These companies were worth over a half a billion dollars at their peak. Read more at: https://brianwillmedia.com/ Taylor O’Neil is the CEO of Richard's Rainwater, the first rainwater ever to be approved for human consumption by the FDA and the only nationally distributed, truly renewable/sustainable bottled water. Richard’s Rainwater provides 100% rain-sourced drinking water – refreshing and renewable. They capture real rainwater before it hits the ground, triple-filter it, zap it with ultraviolet light and polish it off with the ultimate in purification: reverse osmosis. The water is never treated it with chemicals. Read more at: https://www.richardsrainwater.com/ Steve Graham is the founder of Valiant Coaching & Talent Development, LLC. - committed to impacting lives and improving performance with the primary focus being executive & professional coaching and talent development. With a successful career built on years of experience in marketing, talent development, and sales management, Steve has the experience within a wide range of industries including: media, higher education, nonprofits, and healthcare. Read more at: https://valiantcoaching.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
54 minutes | Feb 27, 2023
Best Practices for Getting Your Book Published with Tim McConnehey, 02-26-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, co-host of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Tim McConnehey from Izzard Ink Publishing, Jordan Schindler from Nufabrx and Scott Wallace from I'm the Chef Too! Tim McConnehey is the founder of Izzard Ink Book Publishing, a company that collaborates with serious authors to edit, publish, market, and distribute their books, while empowering them with full control and ownership of the project. Izzard Ink Publishing was founded to connect self-publishing authors with the tools, support, and veteran industry talent they need to succeed on the same level as traditionally published bestsellers. Izzard has grown from that initial idea to a business that has sold over 1,200,000 books, with a client list that has sold over 45 million books. Read more at: https://izzardink.com/ Jordan Schindler is the founder of Nufabrx, the only company in the world that infuses medicine into fabrics to create laundry-safe, reusable pain-relieving compression sleeves, which they call HealthWear®. From socks to shorts, shirts to linens, and everything in-between, Nufabrx’s patented platform technology enables the safe and controlled delivery of active ingredients to target locations on the body. Read more at: https://nufabrx.com/ Scott Wallace is the co-founder of I'm The Chef Too which blends food, STEM, and the Arts into educational fun. Children are able to engineer, invent, create, design, question and explore all through the world of cooking! Each recipe is infused with educational concepts and a surprise adventure with a STEM activity, specialty supplies, and pre-measured dry ingredients. Read more at: https://www.imthecheftoo.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
66 minutes | Feb 20, 2023
Expand into Multiple Career Paths with Amy Scruggs, 02-19-2023
Elizabeth Gearhart, co-host of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Media Coach, TV host and Recording Artist, Amy Scruggs, Tom D'Eri author of The Power of Potential and Jackie Berman from LegalShield and IDShield. Amy Scruggs uses her 20 years’ experience as a Media Executive, TV host, Recording Artist, Public Speaker, Corporate Spokesperson, and Sales Professional, to help others present and communicate a concise and professional message, for TV, podcasts, ZOOM, social media, or public speaking appearances. Her recent release on her EP is “Something to Believe In”. Her EP includes the 2022 hit song "What If It All Goes Right" charting on radio worldwide along with reaching #66 on the Music Row Charts and selected for the New York Times Summer 2022 playlist. Read more at: https://www.amyscruggsmedia.com/ and at: https://www.amyscruggsmusic.com/ Tom D’Eri is the founder of Rising Tide Car Wash in Florida and the author of the book, "The Power of Potential". Tom’s car wash is one of the highest-volume washes in Florida. Its employee retention rate is five times that of its competitors and over 500,000 cars a year drive away sparkling. Roughly 80 percent of Rising Tide’s workforce is made up of people with autism. The Power of Potential tells the inspiring story behind this highly successful business. Read more at: https://www.risingtidecarwash.com/power-of-potential Jackie Berman is a Licensed Independent Associate with LegalShield and IDShield. She offers legal services for individuals and families, gun owners and to commercial and Uber drivers. For a low fee, LegalShield gives you the ability to talk to a lawyer on personal legal matters. IDShield monitors your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from all angles, and if your identity is stolen, they provide full-service identity restoration. Read more at: https://jacklynberman.wearelegalshield.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
54 minutes | Feb 13, 2023
Communicate Confidently in the Workplace with Karen Laos, 02-12-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview communications expert and confidence cultivator, Karen Laos, Searchie.io and Village Impact, Noah L. Pusey from Ripple Analytics and Don Schoendorfer from Free Wheelchair Mission. Karen Laos is a Communication Expert and Confidence Cultivator and founder of Karen Laos Consulting. She teaches women leaders how to speak up with confidence and receive what they want in the boardroom and beyond. Karen is fiercely committed to her mission of eradicating self-doubt in 10 million women, transforming missed opportunities into negotiation wins, promotions, and more business. Read more at: https://karenlaos.com/ Tsikki Thau is an Internationally acclaimed Author, Meditation, and Stress Management expert, with over 30 years of experience worldwide. Tsikki Thau is considered a foremost authority in mind-over-body techniques, merging science with holistic methods in order to overcome stress related obstacles. Read more at: https://www.tsikkithau.com/ Morgan Hancock is the founder of Bourbon with Heart, Kentucky’s first and only arts-focused bourbon charity. Bourbon with Heart's mission is to leverage the influence and popularity of Bourbon to raise funds for local charities while also providing a first-class arts experience for Kentuckians regardless of age, race, class, gender, or ability. Read more at: https://bourbonwithheart.org/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
65 minutes | Feb 6, 2023
Add Recurring Revenue to Your Business with Memberships, with Stu McLaren, 02-05-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Stu McLaren, from The Membership Experience, Searchie.io and Village Impact, Noah L. Pusey from Ripple Analytics and Don Schoendorfer from Free Wheelchair Mission. Stu McLaren is a membership and subscription service expert, founder of The Membership Experience™ (formerly TRIBE) JV and Affiliate Partners, Searchie.io, Village Impact and host of the Marketing Your Business Podcast. Stu helps experts, authors, speakers, coaches, consultants and all types of business owners transform their knowledge, expertise and influence into recurring revenue by launching, growing and scaling membership businesses. His expertise comes from being the former co-founder of the world’s leading membership platform for WordPress, WishList Member. Read more at: https://stu.me/start Noah Pusey is the co-founder of Ripple Analytics Inc., an employee survey platform to improve employee engagement and self-awareness through anonymous, authentic, and timely feedback from co-workers. Ripple™ allows individuals to quickly give and receive anonymous feedback from their colleagues. Annual reviews are replaced or supplemented with timely, genuine data confirming employee interaction and performance. Read more at: https://ripplefeedback.com/ Don Schoendorfer is the founder of Free Wheelchair Mission, a humanitarian, faith-based nonprofit that designs and manufactures cost-efficient, durable wheelchairs for developing countries around the world. In collaboration with a network of like-minded partners, Free Wheelchair Mission has distributed more than 1.3 million wheelchairs to people living with disabilities in 94 developing countries around the world. Read more at: https://www.freewheelchairmission.org/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
54 minutes | Jan 30, 2023
Becoming an Innovator in Biomedical Sciences with Brian Strom, 01-29-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Brian Strom from Rutgers University Biomedical and Health Sciences, Erik Korem from AIM7 and John Nicholas from East Hampton Shucker Company. Brian Strom is chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and the executive vice president for health affairs at Rutgers University. Chancellor Strom was formerly the executive vice dean of institutional affairs, founding chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, founding director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and founding director of the Graduate Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, all at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). Read more at: https://academichealth.rutgers.edu/chancellor/about-brian-strom Erik Korem is the founder of AIM7 Inc., an app that is bringing world-class wellness to anyone with a wearable device through its data intelligence platform, which unlocks the power of wearable and mobile health data to provide customized and predictive wellness solutions. AIM7 tells you exactly what you need to do each day to look, feel, and perform your best. They do this by providing you with daily personalized recommendations to enhance your body, mind, and recovery. Read more at: https://www.aim7.com/ John Nicholas is the founder of East Hampton Shucker Company and the inventor of his patented oyster shuckers. His shucker line includes the Teak Shucker, the Essential Shucker, the Metropolis Shucker and the Commercial Shucker. The East Hampton Shucker Company was founded on the belief that if more people could open oysters easily, safely without the risk of injury to enjoy these delectable and healthy Bivalves, then more people would consume them. Read more at: https://easthamptonshucker.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
70 minutes | Jan 23, 2023
Tips for Effective Marketing in 2023 with Mark Drager, 01-22-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Mark Drager from Phanta Media, Mark Priddy from Happy Day Brands and Mike Ortega from Petzey app. Mark Drager is a Brand and Positioning Expert and is the host of the We Do Hard Things Podcast. Mark has close to 20 years experience in marketing and communications and built a multi-million dollar branding and creative agency, Phanta Media. Phanta Media helps speakers, coaches, and entrepreneurs level-up their brands, events, and content, involving creative video, prodcasts, live events, YouTube series, digital ad campaigns, webinars and courses.Read more at: https://www.markdrager.com/ and at: https://www.phanta.com/. Mark Priddy is the founder of Happy Day Brands, a food brand that crafts better-for-you all natural, Non-GMO and organic products. Whether it's working closely with their network of grain growers in the Pacific Northwest, or their organic coffee farmers in Central America, Happy Day Brands is committed to providing a line of Non-GMO gluten free, organic pasta, baking mixes, oatmeal, superfood grains, and fair trade coffee. Read more at: https://www.happydaybrands.com/ Mike Ortega is the founder of the Petzey pet wellness app, which allows you to connect with a vet professional in minutes. The first and only network of its kind delivers on-demand expertise, all conveniently from your smartphone for only $20 a consultation, per pet. Every vet professional is licensed in at least one state and has an accredited veterinary degree. Read more at: https://petzey.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
50 minutes | Jan 9, 2023
Empower Business Relationships and Overcome Conflicts with Dr. George James, 01-08-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Dr. George James from George Talks, Jane Emma from The Goodfor Company and Gogie Padilla from Answer Sure. Dr. George James is an international relationship empowerment expert and the founder of George Talks, LLC George is a 12 time Today Show guest since 2018 and has also been featured on CNBC, Nickelodeon, Good Day Philadelphia and iHeartRadio. George inspires, teaches and motivates millions of people to have better relationships, in all aspects of their lives at home, work and in their communities. Read more at: https://georgetalks.com/ Our Entrepreneur Presenters for January 8, 2023: Jane Emma is the founder of The Goodfor Company™ the leading water filtration provider. The Goodfor Company™ offers a complete ecosystem of products that will provide you with safe, clean water – from the kitchen sink to your whole house. Goodfor only offers products that they have personally tested and researched, while saving you money using traditional options. Read more at: https://www.thegoodforco.com/ Gogie Padilla is the founder of Answer Sure, LLC, a scam call prevention service created to assist in protecting individuals from becoming targets of telephone scammers, potential ID theft and fraud. Answer Sure vets incoming calls before they reach you through either the use of a numeric code or live representative (depending on the service plan you choose). Read more at: https://answersure.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
54 minutes | Jan 2, 2023
Become a Successful Game Inventor with Brian Hersch, 01-01-2023
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Brian Hersch from Hersch Games, Vadim Revzin and Sergei Revzin from School 16. Brian Hersch is the Founder and CEO of Hersch Games and has been creating game hits and global brands for over 30 years. He invented Taboo, Outburst and Malarkey and Super Scattergories and over 40 other games that have been published with game industry leaders like Hasbro and Mattel. His games have sold over 50 million copies! His latest game is Boom Again which brings back the fun of the ‘50s, ‘60s & ‘70s with a game that promises memories & laughs! Boom Again includes 2,244 pop culture questions and is suitable for 2 players or teams of all sizes! Read more at: https://boomagain.com/ Our Entrepreneur Presenters for January 1, 2023: Twin brothers Vadim and Sergei Revzin, are the founders of School16, an education program designed to help you understand the types of jobs in tech that are the best fit for you, what's currently in high demand, how each role functions, and what skills you need to develop to land a fulfilling job in this sector. Offering free weekly classes featuring different instructors that provide unique insight into their background and area of expertise in tech. Graduates build careers at the top tech companies. Read more at: https://www.school16.co/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.
53 minutes | Dec 19, 2022
Gamify Your Business Education with Dr. Travis and Michelle S. Fox, 12-18-2022
Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart, hosts of The Passage to Profit Show along with Kenya Gipson interview Dr. Travis and Michelle S. Fox from Ultimate Business Quest, Caleb Ulffers from Haven Athletic and Marc-Antoine Bonin from Planned. Dr. Travis Fox and Michelle S. Fox are the founders of Ultimate Business Quest, an app that teaches entrepreneurs in a fun way how to build and expand their business, with the real tools all need in a game style inviting FUN back into your business, culture, sales and team. Master Core Business Principles in a World of Immersive Gamified Education in a Fantasy Setting in Just 10 Minutes a Day. Go from hustling entrepreneur to becoming the celebrated leader of a thriving empire. Ignite your spark and catapult your business to the next level without spending a fortune on courses you don’t follow-through with. Read more at: https://ultimatebusinessquest.com/ Caleb Ulffers is the co-founder of Haven Athletic, offering organized gym bags for high performance athletes, including a large and small duffle and the latest release being the organized backpack (available on Kickstarter). The bags have an internal organization system, 1050D ballistic nylon exterior with multiple pockets, vented compartments to keep things aired out, the shoe garage keeps your shoes separated and more. Read more at: https://havenathletic.com/ Marc-Antoine Bonin is the founder of Planned, a corporate event planning platform. Planned streamlines your corporate event planning process from supplier sourcing, budgeting, booking, and overall event management. Compare and select among 20,000 venues and vendors across North America. The curated marketplace is detailed and standardized to help guide you to explore and book amazing event suppliers. Read more at: https://planned.com/ Visit https://passagetoprofitshow.com/ for the latest updates and episodes.