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  • Breaking Through the Clutter of Mass Advertising

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    My guest will be Don Winter.  In 1988, Don founded Resident Publications, which grew to become Manhattan's largest weekly community newspaper, and was the featured cover story in Inc. Magazine as one of the “500 Fastest Growing Companies.”  As Co-President and Co-Publisher of Resident Publications, Don and his partner were responsible for the day-to-day operations of each of the newspaper's four local editions. His activities included managing a staff of fifty employees, overseeing editorial content, directing sales efforts, as well as authoring his own political opinion column each week.
    In 2001, he formed Encompass Media Group, one of the leading companies for non-traditional out of home advertising. His is actively involved in the day to day operations, and serves as President, with primary responsibilities in new partnership development.
    Encompass Media Group has also been recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the country’s fastest growing companies. Since its inception Encompass Media Group has expanding rapidly into multiple platforms which include; events, digital, and social media. Encompass Media Group currently executes over 400 programs a year. Among the clients that have worked with Encompass this past year include American Express, Coke, GE, Metro PCS, NBC, Oracle, Swatch, Wells Fargo, and many other Fortune 500 companies.  
    Don has served as Chairman of The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and is currently serving on their executive board. The recipient of numerous awards and honors in recognition of his continued dedication and service to the business community, he received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Blue Ribbon Small Business Award for excellence in financial performance, business history, staff training and motivation, community involvement, customer service, and business planning. 

  • Shadow Inventory: The Best Deals for Real Estate

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    Join me as I interview RealtyTrac CEO Jamie Moyle and VP Daren Blomquist to discuss how foreclosures, deeds in lieu and short sales offer the best deals for home buyers and how you can get in on the action.
     

  • 3 Simple Steps to Amp Up Your Sales

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    What will take your sales to the next level? Sales author Andy Paul is returning to CONNECT! Online Radio to talk about just that.
    In this interview, conducted by your host and sales coach Deb Calvert, Andy and Deb will discuss the key themes from Andy's new book about how accelerating your responsiveness, maximizing the value delivered in each sales touch and simplifying your selling results in compressed decision cycles and greatly improved win rates. Andy will also provide a simple mnemonic device that all managers and salespeople can use to plan every sales touch, no matter how big or small, to ensure that it helping their prospects make fast and favorable decisions.
    To get your toughest selling challenges answered live on air, send your questions to deb.calvert@peoplefirstps.com before the show. You can also call in live during the broadcast, or use the show's chat feature. And don't forget to download this show and the rest of the CONNECT! Online Radio archive for on-the-go training!

  • Nonprofit Coach: Expert Meredith Hancks: Researching to FIND MONEY $$

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    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: Dr. Meredith Hancks is the Director of Prospect Research and Management at Western Illinois University. In addition to researching and conducting analytics for Western, she has been involved with the Association for Advancement Services Professionals as Chair of the Best Practices in Prospect Development committee, served as the Vice President and co-chair for programming for the Illinois Chapter of APRA, and been involved with CharityChannel's WeReview as a book review panelist. Her first book, "Getting Started in Prospect Research: What You Need to Know to Find Who You Need to Find", was published by CharityChannel in 2011. Subsequently, she worked with fellow researcher Cara Rosson on two other books, "Prospect Research Is a Verb: Fundraising Is the Subject", and "Fundraising Research Made Easy: A Practical Guide for Fundraisers", which were both published by CharityChannel in 2013. 
     

  • Video Marketing for Small Businesses

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    One of the most affordable ways to market almost anything these days is via social networks. Your audience is out there using one or several of these networks; so how do you stand out from all of the “noise?" Video!
    R. Pamela Adams Alexander is a technology strategist, trainer, speaker, author and the owner of BizLynks Consulting Group, LLC, an Atlanta-based technology consulting firm.  Pamela is also the Executive Producer of BizLynks TV, an online network offering business internet TV shows streamed live & pre-recorded. With a career that spans over 20 years in Information Technology and Internet marketing strategies, explaining the technical to the “technically-challenged” is what she does best. Pam served as the GA Regional Development Director for Constant Contact from 2007 - 2011, and during that time, presented to over 14,000 seminar and conference attendees. She continues to provide email marketing workshops, speaks regularly at conferences. She has designed programs and trained numerous small businesses, entrepreneurs, associations and nonprofits on how to enhance and improve their businesses through innovative and affordable Internet marketing strategies.  In keeping with her tagline, Linking Technology to Business Growth, Pamela's mission is to help businesses increase their productivity and sales through the effective use of technology.
     

  • Executive Coaching for Business Owners

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    My guest will be Dr. Chloe Carmichael of Carmichael Psychology.  Dr. Carmichael attended Columbia University for a BA in Psychology, and graduated summa cum laude with Departmental Honors in Psychology. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University in Brooklyn; the LIU Clinical Psychology Program admits fewer than 10% of applicants and is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Carmichael completed her clinical training at Lenox Hill Hospital and Kings County Hospital, as well as other settings such as community clinics and academic centers. She has published work on issues related to psychotherapy through academic sources such as Guilford, and presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.
    Dr. Carmichael has instructed undergraduate courses at Long Island University and has served as adjunct faculty at the City University of New York. In addition, she has been a certified yoga instructor since 2001; she has also completed coursework in Buddhism and meditation and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction designed. She was recently named as the psychologist for the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. In her role at the NYCPM, Dr. Carmichael provides support to faculty and students in the form of individual counseling as well as the creation and delivery of stress-management and goal-attainment workshops. Dr. Carmichael has also been featured on VH1, Inside Edition, and other media.
    Dr. Carmichael is an active member and co-chair of a committee for the New York Junior League and provides volunteer services to underserved populations including the homeless, veterans, and poverty-level immigrants.

  • Nonprofit Coach with Ted Hart: Expert Ken Berger: Charity Navigator Inside Out

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    Click here for the RADIO LINKS Click here for People to People Fundraising 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: Ken Berger, President & Chief Executive Officer Ken joined Charity Navigator in 2008 after almost thirty years experience working in the charitable non-profit sector. He has held leadership positions at a variety of human service and health care agencies, both large and small, and has operated programs serving the homeless, the developmentally disabled, the mentally ill, substance abusers, the medically underserved, and persons with HIV/AIDS, among many others. He is a member of the Alliance for Effective Social Investing and was a founding member of the Social Impact Analysts Association. He was also a member of the CFC-50 Commission which was formed under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to strengthen the integrity, operation and effectiveness of the Combined Federal Campaign (the largest workplace giving campaign in the world).

  • Gaining Power in Negotiations

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    My guest will be Martin Finkle, CPT, Scotwork.   Marty, a renowned industry expert and sought-after speaker, leads the team of Scotwork NA negotiators, who work with more than 100 companies in various industries. Through his work on negotiation strategy, process and behaviors, many organizations have achieved an exceptional return on investment, while participants have been able to adapt the skills to other workplace and personal situations.  Before joining Scotwork in 2003, Marty held various sales and executive roles, where he helped increase revenues for firms including Lever Brothers, Franklin Quest, AT&T, General Mill, and Oxford Health Plans. To a large degree, Marty’s success comes from his ability to think strategically and holistically about issues in order to develop long-term solutions. His strengths include creating and exploring ideas for clients as well as for Scotwork, which have helped maximize their potential. Throughout his career, Marty has been able to develop meaningful connections with customers while helping them nurture their own relationships.  Marty received his Bachelors in Business Administration and Communication from Rochester Institute of Technology and earned his Masters in Human Resource Education from Fordham University. He is one of fewer than 1,000 Certified Performance Technologists worldwide.

  • Make sure you stay "IN THE KNOW"

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    Let's keep you 'IN THE KNOW" with latest news, topics, and community interest so you can be informed about the things that impact you today.

  • Nonprofit Coach: 2015 New Year Success Plans w/Kay Sprinkel Grace

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    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:  Kay Sprinkel Grace, CFRE, is a San Francisco-based organizational consultant, providing workshops and consultation to local, regional, national and international organizations in strategic development planning, case and board development, staff development, and other issues related to leadership of the fund raising process.
    She is the author of six books including: Beyond Fund Raising: New Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation and Investment , High Impact Philanthropy

  • Building Wealth in My Stilettos

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    Helping you live a spiritually grounded, fabulous, and wealthy life.
    Tretta Bush is a sought Managerial Accountant specializing in small business operations. Her expertise in accounting and small business operations has allowed her to successfully service a plethora of diverse businesses. Her roster of clients range from church leaders to benchmarking CEOs and their annual earnings have ranged from 60k to 100m. But it was Tretta’s personal experience with crippling debt that started the next leg of her journey - helping you recover from financial setbacks.

  • Want a Strong Brand? You Have to Have a Powerful Story

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    My guest will be Alan Siege.  Alan has an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Pace University and a Master’s degree in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College.  He has led business workshops through the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the Support Center of New York, the Brooklyn Business Outreach Center and the Business Division of the Brooklyn Public Library. He is an instructor for the FastTrac Program, (part of the NYC Department of Small Business Services and the State University of New York SUNY) and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University and the City University of New York. In addition, he is the Principal of Small Business Management Consulting - a business coaching company - and has been assisting small businesses for over 20 years by improving the way they tell their business story. His comments on marketing and branding have been featured in Crain’s New York, NY Newsday, The Daily News, The New York Enterprise Report and Good Housekeeping.

  • Business Over Coffee International Radio 10am CST

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    BOCI: 10am CST: Please interact via chat line or social stream.Twitter: @bocoffee @sherrihenley #togetherstrong #businessovercoffee
    Sponsored By: NAWBO Womenpartner.org Delmar Johnson Enterprise
    Hosts: Sherri Henley
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    David Long, Author of "Built to Lead” - 7 Management R.E.W.A.R.D.S. Principles for Becoming a Top 10% Manager
    David is Founder/CEO of MyEmployees, a 25 year-old firm in the Top 1% Worldwide in the Employee Engagement and Recognition industry. His firm specializes in helping managers build stronger, more engaging relationships with their team members, while linking the rewards and recognition program to the desired goals of the company.
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  • Steps to Improve the Value of Your Home

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    My guest will be Florence Sommer.  Florence is the premier New York City real estate and lifestyle expert specializing in the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, with a focus on properties in Manhattan’s elegant and historic Upper East Side. Florence has lived in the Upper East Side for more than 25 years and is the top broker in the building in which she lives – having sold more than 120 units there. While her specialty lies in the Upper East Side, Florence loves all that the city has to offer and will work to find buyers their perfect property throughout its many diverse neighborhoods, including Tribeca, Midtown and the Upper West Side. Clients benefit from her hallmark 18 point sales strategy, which includes the use of innovative and personalized marketing techniques like custom video walk-throughs of the property and real-time social media integration.
    Florence’s real estate philosophy is simple: listen, educate, communicate and deliver. She works closely with her clients to learn about their unique needs; she educates them throughout the process so there are no surprises and no missteps; she is dedicated to a quick response time; and she delivers on promises and exceptional service. In order to get to that final point – delivery – Florence has to be her client’s strongest advocate. As a certified negotiation expert, Florence is not hesitant to use her expertise or business acumen to ensure success. Described as professional, caring, smart, honest and thorough, she receives rave reviews and referrals from her clients who know that as their real estate broker, Florence is their ally.
     

  • Navigating the Manhattan Real Estate Market

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    My guest will be Shelley Lindauer.  Shelley provides her clients with superior, professional service. Communication, integrity, and honesty are the bywords she operates by. For sellers, her goal is to achieve the highest price, in the shortest time, with the least stress. A property that meets her clients’ needs, priced right, and in the right location, is what she will accomplish for her buyers. She oversees every aspect of the transaction, from beginning the search or listing through a satisfactory negotiation and closing. Shelley has been selling and listing millions of dollars of real estate at Keller Williams over the past two years. She understands the complex business side of every transaction, and more importantly, she understands the emotions of her buyers and sellers. Prior to her real estate career, Shelley was a Certified Public Accountant, marketing business owner, and non-profit executive (immediate past Executive Director of Women of Reform Judaism).
    Shelley is a native of Brooklyn who has spent most of her adult life in Manhattan.  She is a graduate of Hunter College, and has completed certification as a Certified Negotiation Expert and Certified Buyer Representative.

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