Marc Hershon is a funny guy. A comedy fan, a naming impresario, a soundcaster and screenwriter, Marc shares some insight, wisdom, stories and useful perspective for anyone launching a new product, service, e=platform or idea. This is the guy who named some products that you have seen advertised on TV... or that you actually USED. Fascinating conversation about naming, and more.
Marek Wawrzyniak is living proof that it is a Start-Up World! Raised under an oppressive regime, he fell in love with the idea of freedom, and was granted an opportunity to be educated. The price he had to pay was that he needed to leave his home and family. Listen to what he faced, how he maintains a positive mindset and what he has created with HIS StartUp! His story will inspire you! (It certainly has inspired US!)
Andrew Gall spends most of his waking hours serving others.Listen to 40 minutes with this man... and you will believe that you can do ANYTHING. As a Retirement Community Manager, Andrew served "Active Seniors" - people who live independently... and just might need a little help now and then. He also pursues his passion; helping people to find the value of their voice. Teenagers, Entrepreneurs, and everyone in between. Andrew lives to inspire others.
Matt Rehm is part data scientist, part Podcast fanatic, part inventor. Listen to how he created and is monetizing his service: www.podxref
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Rick lackey has had successes- and failures. And he KEEPS going. His latest success is a Non-Tech StartUp (Yes, it is possible!) that invites people to invest their time in relationships in their own town or city, in order to help each other build deeper, more profitable relationships. According to Rick: "As a startup, you learn the most from expensive mistakes." Learn how one man in Atlanta has helped 3,000 people across the US build and enjoy profitable relationships.
There are people who have experience, and then there are people with INSIGHT. Having been a Program Director for an NYU / NY State Clean Tech Incubator (ACRE), Lightman also worked in Venture Capital, and at time of this recording was consulting with the World Bank on StartUp Incubators in The Caribbean, New York, and other points over the globe. This interview is FAST moving. Detailed. PACKED with info for your successful construction of a StartUp. Good material regardless of the stage you are in.
Frank DeGeorge and Joe Little, two former US Army rangers, are taking YouStake into new territory. We always look for Inspiring Intersections here @ YourStartUpAdvisors, and YouStake.com continues to find interesting and intriguing ones. Where is the intersection between professional competition and investing? Where is the intersection between Esports and crowd funding? Listen as these two wildly inspiring guys discuss where they are headed.
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Espree Devora has focused on building a community that serves, has fun, and thrives. We met Espree at Tech Day LA, and were immediately interested in having her guest on our podcast. Energy, enthusiasm, fascinating experience and a warm personality make Espree on of our "TITANS". She just ... gets it! Listen, learn, laugh!
Read for an hour a day, and double your income within 18 months. It's a fact. "But... what do I read?" Well, here are a few suggestions, along with insights into WHY.
Sandy Rea has written books, created ad, marketing and PR campaigns, been a ghost writer, created a marketing company, AND is a Real Estate Investor who TEACHES other people how to build an empire in Real Estate. She is a force of nature, and she tells the TRUTH. Listen. Laugh. Learn.
Jennifer Yester has launched, managed, and owned businesses for over Twent Years. She discusses hiring, leading and inspiring others, and how she has built relationships through service ... that have served her throughout her life. And her businesses.
Will Fleming is the veteran of three different StartUps, two of which he and his co - founder sold. His current company is a stunning success. Clients in Multiple countries, speaking and operating in Multiple Languages. Hear how he views the StartUp World.
Michelle Bacharach shares some insights into how slowing down to think can be a useful TASK.
Her company (a Startup, of course!) offers something unique, and she is working hard to build it into something GREAT. But she recognizes that it will take PEOPLE to help make that happen. She offers very wise insights.
Mark Wardell has built a successful business because he was willing to RISK EVERYTHING. His is an accomplished consultant to businesses of all sizes, and he was willing to go an be an apprentice at the proverbial feet of an accomplished Master in the field of business consulting. After four years... Mark had authored a series of books himself, and had begun building a Consulting Practice that has taken him around the world.
Sales, Leadership, Expansion, Business Strength and marketing are all part of the Wardell International tool kit.
Joaquin Roca is part psychologist, part salesman, part innovator, part networker... and 100% StartUp fanatic. He has a practical, enlightened and inspiring view of what it takes to get through the Early Stages of your StartUp. CEO of The Scaffold, a NYC based SaaS company.
Sky Cassidy sells detailed information for a living. His company - Mountain Top Data is a family business that he chooses to run like a StartUp, because according to him - it's the only FUN and RIGHT way to do it. Hear what Sky thinks are key learning tools and opportunities.
Frank DeGeorge went from Military Service to a Management Training Program with one of the World's Largest Casino and Hospitality companies. Following his nose (and imagination) Frank started asking questions about hoe things worked between professional Poker Players and their legions of fans. He saw that something was missing.... and he pulled several things together to fill the gap. The result: www.youstake.com
Former working actor, engineering grad, camper, soothsayer and Business Veteran Brad Meyer talks to John Klymshyn about how to not over complicate how businesses can be successful. He has a sense of humor, keen insight, and great stuff to share.
Jeff Morris, author, entrepreneur, advisor, speaker, business owner, mentor... Has developed a fascination with how knowing what your customer thinks of how they are treated by your org. Are they happy? Making referrals? Complaining? Ignoring you? Buying MORE and MORE? Unless you have a pulse on the "customer experience", you might lose business and not even know it! Listen to a guy who makes things VERY easy to understand, and who offers us a CHALLENGE!
Rich Hopen shares some insights on how quickly Social Media is changing, and how StartUps must maintain a Social Media presence that engages people. Entrepreneur, Salesman, Shaman... Hopen has a LOT to share.
We are always looking for guests who are Authentic, Transparent and Unapologetic. Mike Veny wears many entrepreneurial and service hats. He has been a working, gigging musician for many years. He built a Speaking Practice from scratch! He is on the Board of Directors of The Fender Music Foundation. He volunteers in Haiti, building and assisting StartUps. This guy is BUSY. Hear what Networking HUMANLY means. (yes, we know that is not how HUMANELY is spelled... :)
Leader, Athlete, Professional, Husband, Father, SalesMan... Marcus Taylor is a MODEL. He played professional Football with the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. He was enshrined in the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame. he blew out his sales goals and was quickly promoted to open new territories as a Director of Sales for Indeed.com, who relocated he and his family for Marcus to take on an even bigger challenge. Simply put - the guy is fantastic. And smart. And humble. And funny.
Josh Elledge became a PR expert by accident. He built an online business truly out of necessity, and then realized that what he had learned about getting a his message out; Telling the story of his company to influencers and large audiences - ... could be very valuable to other StartUps. Then... Upendpr was born. Learn how to get influencers, journalists, bloggers and people all across the Social Media spectrum to want to help tell YOUR story.
J Massey spends every waking moment creating entrepreneurs. He takes what is POSSIBLE and makes it PROBABLE. As a Real Estate investor, teacher, coach, and online training SUPERSTAR, J has "retired" lots of people. To him, "retiring people means that by learning from him, people have stopped working for someone else and become full time, successful Real Estate investors, owners, and more!"
How does someone build a business, serve on the board of a huge non profit, speak at associations, and sell all day, every day? For Fred Arnold - the answer begins with Finding Your Genius. Hear what he has to say about the effort required on the path he has chosen.