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Chris Efessiou

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

HastertListen Now "Leadership and Trust"
with J.
Dennis Hastert,
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
(12.5.13)

J. Dennis Hastert, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, served from January 6, 1999 until January 3, 2007 and was the longest-serving Republican Speaker in history. During his 20 years in the House, Speaker Hastert focused his efforts on lowering taxes, improving education, strengthening Social Security and Medicare, and fortifying national defense efforts. He championed legislation to balance the federal budget, cut taxes and government waste, and clean up the environment. He also passed legislation to reduce government regulations in areas such as trucking and telecommunications in order to increase competition and consumer choice. During his tenure as Speaker of the House, Speaker Hastert was instrumental in passing post-September 11th antiterrorism legislation and historical legislation to create a Department of Homeland Security—the most significant restructuring of federal government in the past 50 years. http://www.dicksteinshapiro.com




KimbroListen Now "Is Wealth Truly a Choice?" with Dennis Kimbro, PhD - A Special Encore Presentation (11.28.13)

Dennis Kimbro is a best-selling author of five books, writing partner and master trainer for the prestigious Napoleon Hill Foundation, and is on the faculty at Clark Atlanta University School of Business Administration. He is a recipient of the Dale Carnegie Personal Achievement award. He has done extensive research on what traits make a millionaire. Dr. Kimbro received his B.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma, and a M.A. and doctorate from Northwestern University where he studied wealth and poverty in underdeveloped countries. In 2005, the National Black MBA Association presented him with the 2005 H. Naylor Fitzhugh award, recognizing him as one of the top professors in the nation. Dr. Kimbro is a father of 3 daughters. For more information visit www.denniskimbro.com.


 

Dr WoodyListen Now "Values and Entrepreneurship in America" with Michael "Dr. Woody" Woodward, PhD (11.21.13)

Michael "Dr. Woody" Woodward, PhD is an executive coach, author, speaker and founder of Human Capital Integrated (HCI), a firm focused on team, management, and leadership development. Dr. Woody is a CEC certified professional coach trained in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. His book, The YOU Plan: A 5-step guide to Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Economy, is Amazon’s top-selling job hunting book. Dr. Woody also writes a weekly column called The Career Hot Seat featured on FoxBusiness.com since 2010. Dr. Woody is a regular guest expert on Fox Business Network’s Career Accelerator with host Lauren Simonetti to talk about workplace issues and has appeared nationally on The TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Regis & Kelly, Fox & Friends, Fox News America’s News HQ (Sunday), CNN International, MONEY w/ Melissa Francis, First Business, The Better Show, and Daytime. Visit his websites: www.DrWoody.com and www.humanCapitalIntegrated.com.


SivertsenListen Now "Busy at Work, Connected at Home" with Linda Sivertsen (11.14.13)

Linda Sivertsen is a New York Times bestselling author, who midwifes bestselling books, 6 and 7 figure book deals, leads bi-monthly writing retreats in Carmel by the Sea, CA, and is also the co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. Linda and her work have been featured on CNN, E!, Extra, the NY Post, New York Times, Family Circle, Teen Vogue, and The Huffington Post. Most recently, she’s been covered in Forbes.com and her blog has received the “Best of The Web” nod from the Daily Muse. Linda’s success stemmed from a childhood dream to write books. In the beginning of her writing career, Linda had no publishing connections, money or platform. Once an established author, she began her Carmel Retreats to create more community in her life. Please visit her website www.bookmama.com.


SivertsenListen Now "Busy at Work, Connected at Home" with Linda Sivertsen (11.14.13)

Linda Sivertsen is a New York Times bestselling author, who midwifes bestselling books, 6 and 7 figure book deals, leads bi-monthly writing retreats in Carmel by the Sea, CA, and is also the co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. Linda and her work have been featured on CNN, E!, Extra, the NY Post, New York Times, Family Circle, Teen Vogue, and The Huffington Post. Most recently, she’s been covered in Forbes.com and her blog has received the “Best of The Web” nod from the Daily Muse. Linda’s success stemmed from a childhood dream to write books. In the beginning of her writing career, Linda had no publishing connections, money or platform. Once an established author, she began her Carmel Retreats to create more community in her life. Please visit her website www.bookmama.com.



SivertsenFeatured Guest Linda Sivertsen

Speaking on Busy at Work, Connected at Home

Linda Sivertsen is a New York Times bestselling author, who midwifes bestselling books, 6 and 7 figure book deals, leads bi-monthly writing retreats in Carmel by the Sea, CA, and is also the co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. Linda and her work have been featured on CNN, E!, Extra, the NY Post, New York Times, Family Circle, Teen Vogue, and The Huffington Post. Most recently, she’s been covered in Forbes.com and her blog has received the “Best of The Web” nod from the Daily Muse. Linda’s success stemmed from a childhood dream to write books. In the beginning of her writing career, Linda had no publishing connections, money or platform. Once an established author, she began her Carmel Retreats to create more community in her life. Please visit her website www.bookmama.com.


 

AltermanListen Now "Women, Leadership and Power" with Jennet Robinson Alterman (11.7.13)

Jennet Robinson Alterman is a Non Profit Consultant and Motivational Speaker. Before starting her consulting business in August 2013, Jennet was the Executive Director of the Center for Women, a nonprofit organization serving the Charleston, S.C. Region. Under her tenure the focus of the Center for Women was: helping women start and be successful as small business owners, piloting a $1,000 “microloan” program to assist women‐owned, small businesses, training and inspiring women to leadership positions in business and civic affairs, and helping women find new or better jobs through job counseling and training. In 2013 Jennet was chosen to represent S.C. as the state’s delegate to Vision 2020, a national initiative advancing women’s economic and social equality through collaborations with affiliated organizations and members in 50 states.





 

AltermanListen Now "Women, Leadership and Power" with Jennet Robinson Alterman (11.7.13)

Jennet Robinson Alterman is a Non Profit Consultant and Motivational Speaker. Before starting her consulting business in August 2013, Jennet was the Executive Director of the Center for Women, a nonprofit organization serving the Charleston, S.C. Region. Under her tenure the focus of the Center for Women was: helping women start and be successful as small business owners, piloting a $1,000 “microloan” program to assist women‐owned, small businesses, training and inspiring women to leadership positions in business and civic affairs, and helping women find new or better jobs through job counseling and training. In 2013 Jennet was chosen to represent S.C. as the state’s delegate to Vision 2020, a national initiative advancing women’s economic and social equality through collaborations with affiliated organizations and members in 50 states.




Ramil-NyboListen Now "Benefits of A More Globalized World - Finding Opportunities in the Global Economy" with Nick Ramil & Tim Nybo (10.31.13)

After graduating from University, Tim Nybo and Nick Ramil decided to embark an adventurous business path. Rather that pursue the traditional corporate path, they packed their belongings and moved half-way around the world to Guangzhou, China. They didn't know what they were going to do. They just knew China was a new frontier with a booming economy. Tim and Nick have been living and working in Guangzhou for three years. Admittedly, moving from the comfort of their home to a culture completely different was a challenge. Once they got over the initial culture shock, their lifestyle evolved into something stimulating and new. Simple activities such as grocery shopping or going to work turned into wild adventures. They founded Royal American Wines, which represents and distributes American wineries in China and provides Chinese businesses consulting services; and World of Wine, a video based wine education membership site. Visit their website www.theelevatorlife.com/


 

Ramil-NyboListen Now "Benefits of A More Globalized World - Finding Opportunities in the Global Economy" with Nick Ramil & Tim Nybo (10.31.13)

After graduating from University, Tim Nybo and Nick Ramil decided to embark an adventurous business path. Rather that pursue the traditional corporate path, they packed their belongings and moved half-way around the world to Guangzhou, China. They didn't know what they were going to do. They just knew China was a new frontier with a booming economy. Tim and Nick have been living and working in Guangzhou for three years. Admittedly, moving from the comfort of their home to a culture completely different was a challenge. Once they got over the initial culture shock, their lifestyle evolved into something stimulating and new. Simple activities such as grocery shopping or going to work turned into wild adventures. They founded Royal American Wines, which represents and distributes American wineries in China and provides Chinese businesses consulting services; and World of Wine, a video based wine education membership site. Visit their website www.theelevatorlife.com/


 

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