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  • 01:01

    Nonprofit Coach: Expertly Plan For Fundraising Success In 2018: Penelope Burk

    in Social Networking

    Find us online at http://tedhart.com 
    He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver through this economic downturn in the charitable sector to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success. PAGE 2 GUEST EXPERT:  Penelope Burk, President of Cygnus Applied Research, Inc., is an author, researcher and mentor celebrated for some of the most important innovations in modern-day fundraising.  In 2000, Penelope introduced the not-for-profit industry to the concept of Donor-Centered Fundraising®, transforming the way the sector communicates with donors and bringing fundraising in line with donors’ needs. June 14, 2003 was the day that Penelope Burk’s first and now famous book, Donor-Centered Fundraising was published. That is also the day when fundraising in this country began to change.
    The Burk Donor Survey has become a vital resource to the not-for-profit sector.  

  • 00:23

    Entrepreneur Helps Customers Find the Perfect Automobile, with Hosea Haywood III

    in Entrepreneur

    Hosea Haywood III, owner of Computerized Auto Search, joins Smart Companies Thinking Bigger host Kelly Scanlon to share his entrepreneurial journey.
    He founded Computerized Auto Search in 1988 to help individuals purchase automobiles. Haywood's company works to find the best quality vehicle for the customer's budget and also helps with financing. As the company grew, it started offering customized service to corporations, auto manufacturers, automobile dealerships, insurance companies, government agencies and lending institutions. In addition to its online offerings, CAS has a retail facility that is open to the public. CAS also assists businesses with vehicle transportation, reconditioning and title preparation.
    To listen to all the shows in the Smart Companies Thinking Bigger lineup, visit the archives.

  • 00:33

    Suze Orman

    in Finance

    It was at Borders Books on Chicago’s State Street where women and men were lined up literally around the corner to get a glimpse at the Money-Making Maven, Suze Orman. Signing autographs, smiling at strangers and shaking every hand that reached out to her made a successful book signing on The Road to Wealth.
    This book hit the New York Times Bestseller’s list within its first weeks release, making Suze Orman a bona fide financial superstar! Suze shared with me, “Out of all the books I’ve written, I’m lovin’ this baby more than any of them! 9 Steps to Financial Freedom hit number one on the New York Time Bestsellers list which was an absolute phenomenon in itself but everybody said, ‘that’s not so hard – anybody can do that if you’re on Oprah 11 times.’ Courage to Be Rich comes out and goes right to number one on the New York Times Bestsellers list and everybody says, ‘oh, that’s not that hard – you had an entire PBS special behind you. Road to Wealth comes out and one week after it comes out without any publicity whatsoever except for 4 minutes on the Today Show which is not enough to make a New York Times Bestseller; it hit the New York Times Bestsellers list within one week! What that says to me is that people are buying me now not being sold to me.”

  • 00:30

    Design the Second Half of Your Life: The Innovative Woman

    in Entrepreneur

    A Real Women on Health online radio show interview with Kelley Connors, MPH, Womens’ Life Coach and Betsy Furler, CEO, Communications Circles
    Betsy Furler started out as a speech pathologist and delighted in helping young children and adults improve their ability to do well at school and feel good about themselves in their early years. However, as much as she enjoyed “being” a speech pathologist, she listened to her  heart which inspired her and to expand her capacity beyond the school walls.
    It turns out that by experimenting with technology, she found herself immersed in the new field of digital health including using applications for a more inclusive society.  Her interest grew as she witnessed the use of digital technology by a broader population of people, including the disabled and elderly to improve their health and wellbeing.
    Today, she shares her knowledge about using technology and app development to educate others to make a difference for the growing elderly population.  She has spoken at many national and international conferences on the use of technology and disabilities including SXSWInteractive,
    While we sometimes get overwhelmed with the idea of reinventing ourself, by integrating the past with our emerging passions, we can see that all that is required is tuning in to your own desires and believing in what stirs you.
    The big question is: what is stirring inside you must be revealed with action, trying and learning. It’s all about curiosity and experimentation to live the journey you desire!

  • 00:38

    How to Lead Customer Contact Center Professionals Through Change

    in Business

    Change surrounds contact center managers: mergers, systems changes, organizational changes are all high-impact events that present managers with huge challenges. Join us for the final CallTalk episode of 2017 as we explore these issues with our Change Management expert, Steve Ellis. Steve will share his exceptional experiences and walk us through a structured approach to leading contact centers during major changes. Be ready to take notes on tips to prepare your team for both change – and success!

  • 00:24

    John Rubino with Kerry Lutz--Tulip Backed Crypto-Currencies?

    in Business News

    What can you say about crypto-currencies that hasn't been said already. However, Kerry and I are proposing a new form of crypto backed up by Tulips, preferably the Dutch variety. After all, Tulip prices only go up, right? And what of all those ICO's (Initial Coin Offerings) that are headed to the moon and back. Just today Bancor raised $153 million. Pretty good work if you can get it. 
    Now Amazon is taking over Wholier Than Thou Foods. What could possibly go wrong. Just take an old fashioned business, add robots and internet ordering and make a zillion dollars. It always works out in the long run, but then again in the long run we're all dead. 

  • 00:34

    Building on a Successful Family Business

    in Business

    Join us on Women Lead Radio as Michelle Bergquist, your host of Women Who Lead, has a conversation with Deanne Mendoza, Executive Vice President of Strategic Development of Teacher Created Materials, on how to continue the momentum of success in a family business.
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  • 01:04

    Social Selling and Customer Relationship Management with Jon Ferrara

    in Social Networking

    Episode 5 features Jon Ferrara, Founder of Nimble, social selling expert, and pioneer in customer relationship management (CRM).
    About Social 545:
    Social 545 is a weekly interactive show hosted by Saba Sedighi and Carlos Gil which features what's trending in social media. Watch LIVE on Blab.im every Thursday at 5:45pm PST / 8:45pm EST. 
    Please email social545podcast@gmail.com for show suggestions or booking inquiries.
    Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/1jbfPRV
    Listen on BlogTalkRadio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/social545 

  • 00:53

    Slash and burn: tax cuts for the wealthy and the next war in the Middle East

    in Business

    Our pre-Thanksgiving show is dedicated to two major topics: the effort to slash taxes for the richest Americans and the unfolding regional struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Both of these ongoing political events are potentially game-changing in their impact and are worth your attention.
    In the discussion, Rinaldo mentions an article published by the Academy in 2007 titled “Iraq” – Exit from a quagmire. Later in the show he also mentions an article on the fallacy of so-called “Trickle-down Economics,” which is titled Saving the U.S. economy with “trickle-up” economics.
    Consider bringing an article from The Optimist Daily to your Thanksgiving dinner – its the perfect way to get people talking about what is possible and real progress.

  • 01:25

    Big Blend Radio: Success Express Business & Career Show

    in Business

    Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Success Express business & career show.   On This Episode: Board Game Industry Success Insider on Rob Ridgeway, inventor of award-winning and bestselling Spontuneous ‘The Song Game’. From his challenges to inspirations, and a unique story about never giving up - no matter what it takes - hear Rob's journey to success in the highly competitive board game and toy industry.

  • 00:38

    Creative Financing

    in Real Estate

    If you are looking for a home where you can settle in and be a part of what is working in today's market, start to get involved with us.
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    On Wednesdays at 1:30PM ET, we are again Live on Facebook for our Dig Deeper Book Review: https://www.facebook.com/creativerealestatetraining/
    On Thursdays, we send out an email about our Student Success Story of the week. Get on our email list here: http://5flifestyle.com/
    You can check out all past content and success stories here: http://reisuccessacademy.com/blog/
    We are also on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/zackchildressreviews
    And we are on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zack_childress/
    These are all free trainings for you! I'm also giving away strategy sessions. You can claim your strategy session here: http://reisuccessacademy.com/strategy
    I'm giving you all I have here. It's up to you to take it!
    Zack Childress

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