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Chris Efessiou

About Chris Efessiou:  Chris Efessiou is an entrepreneur, business leader, educator, mentor, international speaker, radio show host, and best-selling author of CDO Chief Daddy Officer: The Business of Fatherhood  based on his own experience from raising his daughter as a single dad by applying his business knowledge to the business of parenting.  Listen to Chris’s weekly Radio Show Straight Up With Chris:  Real Talk on Business and Parenthood on Voice America Radio.  You may connect with Chris on Facebook, follow on Twitter and visit www.ChrisEfessiou.com

JohnsonListen Now "The Path to Health and Success: Leading by Example" with Susan L. Johnson, PhD (2.13.14)

Susan Johnson, PhD is Director of Health Promotion and Assistant Professor in the College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She directs and manages system-wide initiatives related to organizational wellness and provides leadership in the development of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to promoting health to students, employees, patients and the community. Dr. Johnson received her undergraduate degree from University North Carolina Charlotte, Master’s degree from The Citadel and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Johnson was recently named Smoke Free Advocate of the Year by the Smoke Free Lowcountry Coalition and winner in the Rising Star category of Influential Women in Business by the Charleston Business Journal. Susan currently resides on Isle of Palms with her two young daughters and in her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, and kayaking in the beautiful South Carolina Lowcountry.

 

GilliesListen Now "Light a Candle Instead of Cursing the Darkness?" with Isabel Gillies (2.6.14)

Isabel Gillies, a lifelong New Yorker and actress for many years, is the New York Times best selling author of Happens Every Day, A Year and Six Seconds and the upcoming Starry Night (FSG), a young adult novel about first love. Her work has been published in Vogue, The New York Times, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan and Saveur. Isabel who is known for her television role as Detective Stabler’s wife on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and for her cinematic debut in the film Metropolitan, graduated from New York University with a BFA in film. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, kids and Maude the dog. Visit her website www.isabelgillies.com.





 

GilliesListen Now "Light a Candle Instead of Cursing the Darkness?" with Isabel Gillies (2.6.14)

Isabel Gillies, a lifelong New Yorker and actress for many years, is the New York Times best selling author of Happens Every Day, A Year and Six Seconds and the upcoming Starry Night (FSG), a young adult novel about first love. Her work has been published in Vogue, The New York Times, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan and Saveur. Isabel who is known for her television role as Detective Stabler’s wife on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and for her cinematic debut in the film Metropolitan, graduated from New York University with a BFA in film. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, kids and Maude the dog. Visit her website www.isabelgillies.com.





 

Annis 1Listen Now "Gender Intelligence: Create Value in the Workplace" with Barbara Annis (1.30.14)

Barbara Annis, Founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc. (BAA), is a world renowned expert on Inclusive Leadership through Cultural and Gender Intelligence® . For over 25 years, Annis has advocated the value and practice of Gender Intelligence and Inclusive Leadership in over 60 Fortune 500 companies and governments and organizations worldwide. Barbara is Chair Emeritus and Member of the Executive Committee of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School and was recently conferred the International Alliance for Women, Lifetime Achievement Award. Barbara is the author of, Same Words, Different Language, Leadership and the Sexes, and Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots between Men and Women in Business. In the spring of 2014, Barbara and Dr. Keith Merron will release Gender Intelligence: How our Difference Create Value in the Workplace, helping leaders transform and create more inclusive, more productive organizations.





Annis 1Featured Guest Barbara Annis

Speaking on Gender Intelligence: Create Value in the Workplace

Barbara Annis, Founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc. (BAA), is a world renowned expert on Inclusive Leadership through Cultural and Gender Intelligence®. For over 25 years, Annis has advocated the value and practice of Gender Intelligence and Inclusive Leadership in over 60 Fortune 500 companies and governments and organizations worldwide. Barbara is Chair Emeritus and Member of the Executive Committee of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School and was recently conferred the International Alliance for Women, Lifetime Achievement Award. Barbara is the author of, Same Words, Different Language, Leadership and the Sexes, and Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots between Men and Women in Business. In the spring of 2014, Barbara and Dr. Keith Merron will release Gender Intelligence: How our Difference Create Value in the Workplace, helping leaders transform and create more inclusive, more productive organizations.





LesonskyListen Now "What’s Hot for Small Businesses in 2014" with Rieva Lesonsky (1.23.14)

Rieva Lesonsky is the CEO and founder of GrowBiz Media, a custom content and media company that helps national marketers reach small business owners and helps entrepreneurs start and grow their companies. She has covered small business and entrepreneurship for 30+ years. Rieva's content appears on numerous websites including her own SmallBizDaily.com. She is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author of Start Your Own Business, small business advocate and was long-time editorial director of Entrepreneur Magazine. Rieva has been named one of the country’s top small business influencers and has won numerous industry awards. Rieva has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America and Oprah, and is a frequent guest on MSNBC’s Your Business. Visit her website www.growbizmedia.com.

 



LesonskyListen Now "What’s Hot for Small Businesses in 2014" with Rieva Lesonsky (1.23.14)

Rieva Lesonsky is the CEO and founder of GrowBiz Media, a custom content and media company that helps national marketers reach small business owners and helps entrepreneurs start and grow their companies. She has covered small business and entrepreneurship for 30+ years. Rieva's content appears on numerous websites including her own SmallBizDaily.com. She is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author of Start Your Own Business, small business advocate and was long-time editorial director of Entrepreneur Magazine. Rieva has been named one of the country’s top small business influencers and has won numerous industry awards. Rieva has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America and Oprah, and is a frequent guest on MSNBC’s Your Business. Visit her website www.growbizmedia.com.

 



CodyListen Now "The Role of Comedy in Building a Culture and a Business" with Steve Cody (1.16.14)

Steve Cody is co-founder and managing partner of Peppercomm, a strategic, integrated communications and marketing firm that is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and London. He was named the PRNews Blogger of the Year 2011 and a regular contributor to Inc.com. Steve is one of Northeastern University’s 100 most successful alumni. His podcast, RepChatter, has won a Silver SABRE from Holmes. Steve has appeared on CNBC and APRadio, has been profiled in media ranging from Advertising Age and Investor’s Business Daily to MSNBC and BusinessWeekOnline. Steve was named to the PRNews Advisory Board, is a member of the PRSA Counselors Academy’s executive committee, the Corporate Communication Advisory Board of Baruch College, the Civilian Corporate Affairs Committee at West Point, the Arthur W. Page Society, The Northeastern University Corporation and the College of Charleston’s Department of Communication Advisory Council. www.peppercomm.com.




CodyListen Now "The Role of Comedy in Building a Culture and a Business" with Steve Cody (1.16.14)

Steve Cody is co-founder and managing partner of Peppercomm, a strategic, integrated communications and marketing firm that is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and London. He was named the PRNews Blogger of the Year 2011 and a regular contributor to Inc.com. Steve is one of Northeastern University’s 100 most successful alumni. His podcast, RepChatter, has won a Silver SABRE from Holmes. Steve has appeared on CNBC and APRadio, has been profiled in media ranging from Advertising Age and Investor’s Business Daily to MSNBC and BusinessWeekOnline. Steve was named to the PRNews Advisory Board, is a member of the PRSA Counselors Academy’s executive committee, the Corporate Communication Advisory Board of Baruch College, the Civilian Corporate Affairs Committee at West Point, the Arthur W. Page Society, The Northeastern University Corporation and the College of Charleston’s Department of Communication Advisory Council. www.peppercomm.com.




DeCandiaListen Now "Autism Goes Social" with Cari DeCandia (1.9.14)

The mission of the National Autism Network is to create the most valuable resource online for the autism community, through the creation of a website which incorporates the first and only HIPAA Secure Social Network designed specifically for the Autism Community, a Nationwide Provider Directory, Discussion Forums, the Latest in Autism News, Expert Written Content on various subjects, a Nationwide Events Calendar, and Thousands of Resources. We unite and empower parents, providers family members and individuals on the spectrum by providing a growing community rich in knowledge and experience. As the Co-Founder and Director of Business Development for National Autism Network, Cari DeCandia has been involved from the infant stages of website concept to creation, overseeing development and creative teams to the creation and execution of marketing plans. Also, creation of business processes to ensure customer experience is consistent and positive. www.nationalautismnetwork.com



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