James Taliento is the founder and CEO of Cursive Security, Inc. – a provider of intelligence-driven cybersecurity services and solutions. Since his background is rooted in offensive security, James offers unique insight in his approach to evaluating enterprise networks and defensive strategy. He has helped many organizations develop new capabilities and enhance their current security practices. He has conducted research on security control efficacy, deception technology, and security data analytics. After working in the industry for several years and operating under many other brands, James founded Cursive Security to provide objective, transparent, pragmatic, intelligence-driven security services to help organizations make the right choices by providing them with the most value. The differentiator with Cursive Security is the intelligence-driven approach. It uses proprietary technology to collect intelligence that is integrated into service offerings.
“Keep at it, that’s it, if you’re dedicated, you’re motivated and you really want to succeed at what you do just keep at it, keep honest and be transparent with those you need to be transparent with and you’ll do good”…[Listen for More]
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Martin Rawls-Meehan is CEO and Chief Innovation Officer of the sleep technology company, Reverie. Martin co-founded the company in 2003, and has been a driving force behind double to triple digit growth and innovation of adjustable bases in the past decade.
“If you find yourself in a really really crowded space, it might be time, if you want to be innovative, it might be time to think beyond that”
“You can find a million excuses for why you can’t get something done, I can’t do it, I don’t have the skill, I don’t have the equipment, I’m not in the right place right time, whatever, doesn’t matter, you got to find a way to get it done and I think it’s just about eliminating the excuses from your vocabulary and focussing on solutions”
“Get up and learn from what you’ve done and then keep going, pick yourself up, learn, do it better the next time”
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Peggy Caruso is the author of Revolutionize Your Corporate Life: A Simple Guide to Leadership, Balance and Success in Your Business and is the Owner of Life Coaching and Beyond, LLC. She is a Certified Executive & Personal Development Coach, Advanced Relaxation Therapist, NLP (Neuro Linguistics Programming) Master Practitioner, and 8-time entrepreneur with 24 years experience. Her ‘Revolutionize’ series has been approved as a trademark and inclusive of that are her previous books, Revolutionize Your Life and Revolutionize Your Child’s Life. Throughout her professional career, she has helped not only countless professionals but numerous children rid themselves of depression, ADD, and ADHD medication.
“Never never quit, you can do it, just make a decision and keep going no matter what happens”…[Listen for More]
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Tiffany L Stokes, The Healthy Accountant, helps hard working women with a big vision who struggle with pain, uncertainty and lack thrive in their health and finances by getting right to the source of their stress, so we can bring their whole life into a place of consistent wellbeing.
“Never give up, having your own business is not going to be easy, you’re going to have a lot of road blocks here and there, it’s worth it to keep moving forward and never give up”…[Listen for More]
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Locally, in the small town of Roseburg, Oregon, Trevor Mauch has taken it as a mission to help rural Oregon climb out of high unemployment through entrepreneurship. Trevor founded the Loft Entrepreneur Workspace in 2010, an 8,000 sq. ft. co-work environment where 10 other creative local companies call home, and also co-founded the Young Entrepreneur Society a local organization that fosters entrepreneurship within Douglas County Oregon. Trevor has 3 children with his beautiful wife Carly. Loves mountain biking, fishing, marketing strategy, and coming up with big visions.
“Gotta have fun, don’t put pressure on yourself for building something just to make other ones happy, make yourself happy, make your clients happy, make a difference, gotta have fun and you got to have a mission that you can get out of bed to be happy and to fulfil, I watched a documentary on Netflix about a year ago, can’t remember the name of it but this documentary tracked people who lived insanely long lives and they were tracking back what made them live a long time and what made them happy, the one variable that was common, there was a person over in the UK who was 105, he smoked since he was like 6 or whatever the age was and he drank, he stopped drinking water 30 years ago, he started drinking beer, all he drinks is beer, he wakes up every morning to be physically active and wash cars at this plumbing company, he has something to wake up for, not just to get up every morning and watch TV, this other gal says it was my faith in god, this other person said I don’t believe in god but I really love writing in my brain down for other people to be inspired by so have something that you get up in the morning that excites you at your core”…[Listen for More]
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David Furth is President of Leap the Pond, which provides Intacct-based accounting solutions for growing organizations. He has spent the majority of his career helping companies with process improvement and software implementations. David holds an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Lafayette College.
“Being incredibly focussed, having a plan in place and a willingness, and this goes counter to what you’re going to hear from lots of people but a willingness to invest in your business, meaning the infrastructure, everybody is going to invest if they’re developing a product but I think the idea of investing in the infrastructure that is needed, that foundation, you can’t build a building without a solid foundation”…[Listen for More]
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Andrea Goulet is the co-founder and CEO of Corgibytes, a company that remodels software for clients so it's more modular, flexible, and responsive to business needs. Instead of re-writing code to design a new website, Andrea's company takes old code and remodels it - saving the client time and money. Andrea is also a working mom and can speak to how to balance that with a fulfilling career.
“Stick with it, my dad made this sign that he has in his office that say’s trust your crazy ideas and I think that’s the case because, things that I have been told would never ever ever work are you’re never going to be able to find software developers that like doing maintenance, well guess what we have 130 developers on a waiting list waiting to work for us, we have the opposite problem”…[Listen for More]
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Serial entrepreneur, musician and business consultant Harriette Hale runs a seven-figure business empire combining the worlds of music, artistry and education. A graduate of City University and The Guildhall School of Music, Harriette is a recognised vocal expert and coach. She continues to mentor young musicians and leads the way in music education and artist development, running The North London Music Academy, The Chocolate Box Music Agency, Academy Mews Dance Studios and Industry Inspired Artists, with help from world-class musicians and teachers. She is also a business mentor and offers free and paid resources for creative entrepreneurs and freelancers.
“Jump and build your wings on the way down”…[Listen for More]
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We area going to meet Yvonne Graber, a savvy, colorful, no-nonsense entrepreneur that has started, built, and sold several successful businesses. Today, she is here with her invention that will, quite frankly, change your life in a small but meaningful way. This device keeps people sane, kids responsible and everyone organized. I will let Yvonne tell us all about TravelEyez.
“If you want to start a business go for it, the key is to find a void and fill it, remember if you don’t do it now you won’t do it later, I remember several times when I didn’t move forward on it and I should have also if you decide to go into business, try to put together an advisory board of successful business people or friends of yours who have been in business”…[Listen for More]
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Charity Wright, Expert Personal Stylist empowers corporate and creative entrepreneurs, like you, who struggle with understanding image and how it relates to your success,to learn how to put your signature style together, giving you the tools to manifest your inner beauty outwardly with confidence and feel beautiful, because you are! What makes Charity unique is that she helps you create your signature style including hair and makeup, based on your everyday lifestyle and enhances your natural beauty so that you look and feel authentically you!
“Be true to yourself, be true to your vision and not quit, be true to that which you have on the inside of you, honour it and pursue it and don’t give up on it because that was something that was placed in you , all of us have a problem to solve and if we continue to look within we can solve, almost every issue to this world can be solved if we look on the inside and came up with that answer that we were here to solve”…[Listen for More]
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Nancy Capistran, PCC, CPC is a leadership/business growth strategist with a specialty in human dynamics, She is devoted to accelerating success by challenging the status quo. Her company, Capistran Leadership represents a unique opportunity for businesses and their senior leaders to fuel growth and innovation through a different lens. Nancy has a temperament that promotes extraordinary results by deepening her clients’ knowledge, improving performance, and enhancing overall success. She optimizes collaboration, allowing leaders to make bold moves faster and with greater precision, even under the most extreme of conditions. Nancy is highly sought after as a leadership advisor, coach, business strategist and inspirational speaker. Publications like the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), business radio, and podcasts have interviewed her on a variety of topics.
“Stay to the course, stay true to yourself, stay the course and don’t ever give up”…[Listen for More]
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Divya Parekh is an award-winning business relationship expert and speaker. Divya delivers high-energy presentations using her science-based, 9-step growth process that moves leaders to take the right actions for their success. Leaders in business who believe that success is achieved by building and nurturing relationships partner with Divya to create a thriving business that is joyful and easy to run. Divya is also an author and professional certified coach who has coached multi-million dollar entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, and non-profit leaders from six continents. Her clients learn to recognize and overcome blind spots and leverage their strengths so their relationships drive profits and create immense personal gratification. Her proven success strategies have resulted in her clients getting six-figure opportunities, five-figure promotions, and best seller status on Amazon. Her latest book, The Entrepreneur's Garden, went to #1 internationally.
“Be authentic, be true to yourself and live a life that’s value driven because then you can see yourself at the end of the day and you can look yourself in the mirror and say, hey, I did my best today, then that’s what is going to keep you strong and steady in times of turbulence and help you celebrate the successes that you get”…[Listen for More]
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Ben Walker founded an accounting firm, Inspire CA, at the age of 23. Inspire has been showcased as a global example of what an Accounting firm should be, thanks to Ben’s disruptive approach to throwing out timesheets & charging by the hour, his challenge of the traditional ‘old school’ model of the accounting industry and belief that Accountants change lives.
“Set massive impact goals and smash them out of the park, how we applied this thing is we set a goal last year to save our clients $500,000 in tax, the idea of that scared me and I thought it wasn’t possible, we ended up saving our clients $1.26 million, more than doubled our original goal so what we’re doing this year is just setting bigger goals like saving a million bucks, we’re also looking to from a giving perspective, give one million days of access to clean water to people of need in Malawi”…[Listen for More]
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Janine Iannarelli, founder and president of Par Avion Ltd., routinely serves as a reliable source for media worldwide on an extensive range of business aviation topics, including current issues and trends. She has more than 30 years of business aviation experience, having represented numerous corporations and private individuals worldwide with respect to both the sale and purchase of business aircraft. Based in Houston, Texas, Par Avion is an aircraft marketing firm that specializes in the exclusive representation and acquisition of business aircraft. Par Avion’s expertise lends itself to the Bombardier Globals, Learjets, Citation, Falcon, Gulfstream, Hawker and Phenom product lines.
“Do more, always do more, that’s the reason you became an entrepreneur, you always thought that you could do it better or do it a different way or if you want to earn your freedom so the way you get there is you invest yourself heavily at least in the beginning but you always do more and pleasantly surprise your customer base”…[Listen for More]
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Gordon Zuckerman is the founder of his own real-estate company and “Resort Suites of Scottsdale,” a nationally recognized golf-resort company, which he sold to a New York investment fund in 2005. Since retiring from the industry, he has enjoyed a second career as a full-time author of historical fiction and business thrillers. He currently lives in Norther Nevada with his wife. They have two children and four grandchildren.
“Believe in yourself and go for it”…[Listen for More]
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Maureen Berkner Boyt is the Founder of The Moxie Exchange, a training and mentoring organization for companies who want to recruit and retain women and create inclusive workplaces. She’s an advisor and executive coach to CEOs of fast growth companies and is the founder of 5 businesses and counting!
“Keep your sense of humour, the whole thing is ridiculous, it’s ridiculously fun and ridiculously challenging and the ability to just enjoy the crazy ride of it is pretty amazing and just ask yourself all the time, who am I becoming because of this, I am not the same person that I was when I started my first business 19 years ago and that’s a really good thing”…[Listen for More]
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As the Founder, CEO, and Creative Director of Tribe Pictures, Vern Oakley has produced and directed films that drive high performance culture for the Global 1000 for over 30 years. He’s the author of the new book Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best On Camera, which helps business leaders convey their authenticity on camera.
“It isn’t whether you’re winning or losing, whether you’re succeeding or failing, it’s the ability to get back up after you’ve been knocked down and try again, and then realising that it’s likely that you’ll get knocked down again and to stand up and try again, is really what separates people who are successful as entrepreneurs over the long haul”…[Listen for More]
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Yengyee Lor is a Leadership Coach and Consultant and the founder of Faithful Consulting LLC. Her passion for leadership coaching and consulting comes from her experience with poor leadership and her desire for social change and organizational reform. She has a Ph.D. level education in Organizational Psychology, Masters Degree in Counseling and a Bachelors Degree in Social Work. She has thirteen years of team building, collaboration, assessments, goal planning and monitoring, and leadership professional work experience. She is a member of many professional organizations such as Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP), International Coach Federation (ICF), ICF Wisconsin Chapter, and Women for Change Coaching Community (W4C3). She holds the secretary position on the ICF Wisconsin Chapter and is Co-chair Elect for W4C3. Yengyee gets a genuine "rush" when helping others.
“Feed your mind with love, surround yourself with other entrepreneurs, or even with people that are just going to lift you up, surround yourself with people like that, don’t lose your why, have your why, don’t lose your reasons, keep that at the forefront and keep moving, if you’re passionate and believe in what you do you’re going to get there” …[Listen for More]
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Bill McAlister serves as president of Top Dog Direct, one of the top marketers in the direct response television (DRTV) industry. Known for his innovative style and strategic acumen, Bill is a 30-year veteran of the manufacturing and wholesale distribution of consumer products.Throughout his career, Bill has sold more than $1 billion worth of "As Seen on TV" products including the new Futzuki, Spray Perfect, Urine Gone, Mighty Putty, Mighty Mend-it and Mighty Fixit, Stream Clean, Tag Away, Night View NV and BeActive Brace.
“You can’t spend 2 dollars if you only make a dollar, it sounds very simple but it’s very simple, and it’s very true, unfortunately the united states government doesn’t understand that concept”…[Listen for More]
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Paul Amelio is Co-founder, Inventor and Chairman of N2 Global Solutions, Inc., a Delaware C corporation. It is a New York City-based technology company that has developed “the first integrated wireless network” of its kind—an Internal 'Super Grid’ that consists of modules that retrofit into a building’s existing electrical junction boxes, that communicate remotely with an existing Building’s Management Systems (BMS), and support today’s new construction Net Zero initiatives and formidably aid in documentation and compliance with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Well Building Standards.
“Don’t believe anything anybody else tells you, trust in yourself, don’t have any fear, be very ambitious about what you want in life, don’t listen to anyone, whether it’s your brother, your sister, your friend, even at church if the priest is telling you what to do, I would not listen to anybody I would follow my heart and soul”…[Listen for More]
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Michael Martin is a leading voice on public safety, personal security, and technology innovation. Michael has spoken before federal agencies and at top industry events on innovation, technology, safety, and security. Michael is a co-founder and CEO of RapidSOS, an advanced emergency tech start-up, commercializing technology to predict and preempt emergencies before they occur, dynamically warn people in harm’s way, and ensure that first responders are one touch away globally.
“Having that sense of mission and saying this is a challenge that we want to solve, that’s what motivates you to work late at night and on the weekends so having a concrete mission is just so important. Surrounding yourselve with experts. Entrepreneurship is an extremely humbling experience and you’re going to face setback after set back and you need that level of expertise”…[Listen for More]
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Jon Hollenberg owns a web design business called Five by Five. He is the author of "Love at First Site - A No B.S Guide To Getting Your Website Firing". Jon leads a team of talented designers, developers and content marketers delivering powerful web solutions that gets clients a return on their investment.
“The principle where income follows assets and an asset comes in the form of many different shapes and sizes, whether it is an investment property or whether it is a video that you’ve created that’s in your business or whether it’s an employee handbook or whether it’s a book that you’ve written, business owners need to be in that asset creation mindset, so every day I wake up and I think what asset am I creating within my business today and how am I going to get the maximum leverage out of that so it would really be along asset creation”…[Listen for More]
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As a storyteller, creative director & communication coach, Lisa England empowers courageous, compassionate women of influence who struggle to be heard break through their communication blocks so they can attract their audience by speaking freely through storytelling, branding and content. She has created a communication agency by women, for women.
“Don’t ever let fear keep you from doing something that you really want to do because no matter what the outcome is it is not going to be whatever the fear say’s it will be”…[Listen for More]
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Tim Fargo is an entrepreneur, international keynote speaker and a best-selling author. He is presently serving as President and CEO at Social Jukebox, whose app has received mentions on Inc, Forbes and Social Media Examiner. He was the founder of Omega Insurance Services, an investigative firm he started in an extra bedroom and sold 7 years later for $20M.
“Keep trying, I’m sorry to have something that isn’t more deep but I think that that’s, If you haven’t tried yet then get to it, the idea that people are going to create some 200 page business plan that’s going to let them see the pearly gates of success, it doesn’t work like that, like I said, by doing is ultimately you interpolate your way to success”…[Listen for More]
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Neville L Johnson is a founding partner of the law office Johnson & Johnson, LLP, who are located in Beverly Hills. One of the most feared litigators in Hollywood, Mr Johnson has wrangled more than $350 million for actors, writers and other clients he contends were shortchanged their fair share of royalties and profits. He is also a musician and songwriter who performs and records under the pen name Trevor McShane.
“If I can do it, you can do it, just have a realistic goal and keep your head down and have a realistic goal and march towards it and you can get to wherever you want to go, don’t let anybody keep you from achieving what your dreams are, you don’t want to live your life and say I should have done x, wrote that book or taken that bicycle trip”…[Listen for More]
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