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  • Author Niobia Byrant

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    Niobia Byrant  is an African-American novelist of both romance and mainstream fiction. She also writes Urban fiction as Meesha Mink and Young Adult fiction as Simone Bryant.

  • The Difference Between Traditional and Holistic/Spiritual Marketing

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    My guest will be Andrea Adler.  Andrea, referred to as the “Metaphysical Marketer” is an international speaker and workshop presenter. She is the founder of HolisticPR.com, the author of The Science of Spiritual Marketing: Initiation into Magnetism, Creating an Abundant Practice and her breakout novel, Pushing Upward, published by Hay House.
    Andrea has been a Broadway and TV actress, developed videos for The American Film Institute and recently presented at the Open Center in New York City.
    For the last 30 years she has traveled the world offering workshops, consultations and coaching, demonstrating how to integrate spiritual practice and psychological self-inquiry into a fundamental transformation of people’s lives and their marketing approaches.
    She is currently creating The Holistic PR and Marketing Institute to support entrepreneurs with their websites, presentations and overall marketing materials. 

  • 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.

  • Back to School Stock Sales?

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    Wall Street keeps setting new highs, however "new money" isn't coming in. There is still a lot of dough on the sidelines, earning 0% interest, wondering what to do. One banking executive says it this way, "The economy is an economic mess because we print money. There are no investments to compete with stocks as there is no interest rate. The stock market goes up for the same reason a dictator gets 95pct of the vote: no alternative.”
    According to Howard Silverblatt, the senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices, the fundamentals of publicly traded companies are good, it's just the perception of the marketplace that is not so good. "Fund and money managers have stayed in the market, with the joke being that they are too scared to be out of it," Howard wrote in a note in July. 
    Meanwhile, the Middle East is still in crisis, oil prices are at all-time highs and the 1st quarter GDP growth in the U.S. was a shocking contraction of 2.9%.
    So, is this the calm before the storm or the rally? Did you know that September, when fund managers and American investors return from vacation, is historically the worst performing month of the year? Will this year be a true to form? Are you protected? Will you be able to pick up some bargains before the Santa Rally?
    Santa Monica Beach, CA Retreat Oct. 11-13, 2014
    http://www.nataliepace.com/flyers/2014/SMRetreat201410.htm
    The ABCs of Money on Amazon (print edition)
    http://goo.gl/6tfTpv

  • CONNECT! How to Turn Your Adversaries into Allies

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    In sales, we're faced with persauding others in a wide variety of situations. And, every single day, we face resistance. We may even begin to see our buyers as adversaries... which leads us to resort to maninpulative or coercive tactics in an effort to win, to get what we want.
    Of course, this mentality and approach only nets short term results (if anything at all). Leaving buyers feeling taken advantage of will only increase their resistance in the future.
    There is a much better way, one that creates both immediate and long-term, sustainable results. Helping your buyers make decisions that are in your best interest AND in alignment with their best interest, too, is the superior approach.
    However, doing this effectively, consistently and artfully requires influence. For some, there are natural abilities to access. For others, there are a set of learned skills that can help you become more influential.
    Bob Burg, the author of the international bestseller The Go-Giver, has written an new book to help us master the Five Principles of Ultimate Influence. In this broadcast, he'll intrdouce these principles to listeners, along with specific ways you can turn your adversaries into allies.
    CONNECT! Online Radio for Professional Sellers is your weekly resource for learning from the world's leading sales experts. Tune in every Saturday to cut out continuances, put an end to pending and stop stalling out in sales.

  • Is Your POS System Helping You Increase Sales?

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    My guest will be Hiawatha Colbert.  Hiawatha has grown up surrounding computers since the age of 5, and so with loving the edge of technology, he went on to American Intercontinental University in Atlanta, Ga., earning a Bachelor’s of Science concentration in Criminal Justice, with an Associate of Science concentration in Business Administration in 2007. Taking what he has learned over the years with experience in security and technology, he entered in the Credit Card Processing Industry becoming a Certified Payment Professional with the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) in 2009.
    Being an experienced payment professional, he has teamed up with payment industry leaders to create a company called Colbert Marketing Group LLC which is based in Queens NY, Doing-Business-As Capital Bankcard of New York in 2012. Capital Bankcard of New York is a hybrid payment solutions provider that enables businesses to take full advantage of future payment options aggregated with traditional cash and credit all at the point of sale. “We love to make businesses and the people of the community say Ooh and Ah!” Through education is how we empower our minds and businesses. With empowerment, we experience growth!  

  • Write Your Life With The Author’s Midwife

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    Practically every business owner or corporate executive has a story to tell, a message to communicate, or a solution to share. But many don’t know where to begin. Anita Paul, The Author’s Midwife, helps professionals turn their knowledge and experience into a published book they can use to build their brand, enhance their expertise, and position their platform. Working with both individual authors and with collaborative projects through her Write Your LIfe Coaching Program, Anita is changing the reputation of the self-publishing industry by producing award-winning books.
    Anita Paul is known as The Author’s Midwife. She helps corporate professionals and successful entrepreneurs enhance their expertise ... position their platform ... and build their brand by becoming a published author. Through her Write Your Life Coaching Program, new authors overcome the struggles of writing, publishing, and marketing a book ... and learn to leverage their book to achieve success.  
    Anita is the author and co-author of several books including: Write Your Life: Create Your Ideal Life And the Book You’ve Been Wanting to Write ... Publishing as a Marketing Strategy ... How to Market Your Book Free ... GOT PROOF! ... and the recently published,  Building a Business, Building a Life: Incredible Stories of Women Entrepreneurs.
    As a freelancer, she has written articles for over 25 trade publications in the United States and Canada. She owns The Write Image, a literary consultancy and publishing services company ... and she is host of the live streaming video show, “Book Your Success,” on BizLynks TV. 
     

  • 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.

  • Creating a TV Show to Promote a New Business

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    My guest will be Ken Conn.  Affectionately known to his friends as Cajun Ken, Ken was born and raised in the deep South, spending most of his formative years in the port cities of Mississippi and Louisiana. While having a strong love for the South and appreciation for his Southern roots, he also has had a lifelong fascination with New York City. So strong was the lure, that at age twelve he ran away, making it as far as the Port Authority before New York City police found him and put him on a bus back to the dusty roads of Mississippi.
    Ken found his love for cooking at age twenty while working aboard an offshore tugboat. There he learned hands-on from the boat’s cook and developed a passion for the Cajun style and food experimentation. Ken is mostly self-taught and thinks that not having been professionally trained as a chef is an advantage. It gives him credibility when he tells people who say they can’t boil water that he’ll have them cooking a true Southern down home meal in no time. Fulfilling his dream, Ken moved to New York City from Biloxi Mississippi in 2004.
    He loves the city as much as he thought he would as a kid, but also takes frequent trips home to see family and immerse himself in Southern ambiance. Changing cities didn’t change his passion for food. What began as an informal instruction for friends developed into a series of cooking classes taught and organized by Cajun Ken. Looking to reach more people, Ken began to develop and produce a network cooking show. Cajun in the City now airs to over 1 million New Yorkers each week and is slated to air in Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx in Fall 2014.    

  • Economist (& Genius Award Winner) Kevin Murphy

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    Kevin Murphy is the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Professor Murphy is a recipient of the Genius Award from the MacArthur Foundation (2005) and someone whom the Freakonomics authors describe as "the smart of them all" (referring to all of the smart people that they have met.  (It's hard to improve on their description of Kevin, so click on the link below.)
    http://freakonomics.com/2005/09/20/true-genius-kevin-murphy-wins-macarthur-genius-award/
    Today's discussion will center on human capital. In true University of Chicago tradition (where Freakonomics research is conducted at The Becker Center), the conversation could get a little freaky.
     

  • Accounting and Tax Issues for NYC Startups

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    My guest will be Anil Melwani, President of 212 Tax & Accounting Services.   212 Tax is a full service C.P.A. firm servicing the tax, accounting and consulting needs of individuals and businesses in the tri-state area. Their business clients span across several different industries including hospitality, nightlife, real estate, attorneys, doctors, and dentists.  They are large enough to handle the many accounting and tax issues that can arise at any time throughout the year. Yet they are pleased to always offer the personalized service that clients should expect from their accountant.
    With a passion for helping businesses reach their next level, their goal is to provide financial leadership, guidance and advice that you can really use to help you grow your business and become more successful. 212 Tax actively advises business owners on many issues outside the standard accounting relationship and in many cases serves as an outsourced CFO, handling business accounting services including bookkeeping, payroll and sales tax preparation. Additionally, they help individual clients understand how to proactively plan for the future

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Whole Person Care

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    My guest will be Rev. Eric J. Hall.  Rev. Hall is president and CEO of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, Inc. Most recently, he was founder, president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a leading national nonprofit organization. AFA's primary goal is to improve the quality of care for individuals and their families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. His vision and leadership brought together more than 1,600 member organizations and associate member organizations from coast-to-coast. These efforts have united these organizations to speak with one voice to advocate for optimal care and enhanced local support services.
    Eric has served on the National Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease, working with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and other national experts to develop and implement the nation’s first plan to address this disease.
    Eric believes in the power and potential of collaboration. In 2010 he co-founded LEAD (Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease), the nation’s first and only coalition of for profit and not for profit organizations unified behind the cause. More than 50 companies and organizations participate.
    Prior to founding AFA, Eric was CEO of a local grassroots Alzheimer’s organization on Long Island, NY. He also served as treasurer for the New Jersey branch of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars, an international religious order. In this role Eric, as one example of programs and services he established, directed the creation of a multi-million dollar living facility for mature adults in the Bronx, NY.

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