• 00:32

    How do you build a popular business just ask Betsy Maniotis of Betsys Baskets

    in Marketing

    How do you take your skills from a prior career, a hobby and a love people and turn it into a business that fully supports charities, networking events while promoting the business relationships she has created over the years? Easy, ask Betsy.


    Betsy Maniotis
    betsysbaskets.com/
    Betsy’s Baskets is celebrating their 14th year creating custom Corporate and Personal Gift Baskets, Bears, Favors, Florals & Home Decor for All Occasions.  Ask for Famous Brand Products & Business/Event Promo Ideas!


    In business since April of 2000, our President, Betsy Maniotis, is a member of Who’s Who for Business Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs, as well as held board positions in numerous networking groups.Betsy’s Baskets was honored in 2013 to be placed in LinkedIn’s Top 1% of US Gift Businesses.In addition to being on the board for the World Adhesion Foundation, Baskets of Hope, and Jacie’s Kids, Betsy’s Baskets contributes to numerous organizations supporting Cleaning Angels, “Get A Voice” ~ an anti-bullying awareness & support group, sick & disabled children, breast cancer research, heart research, autism, lymphoma,, as well as special needs fundraisers that arise each year.


    Strategies of Success
    Host Brian A Cohen
    631-255-3581
    Briansos@optonline.net
    www.briansos.com
     


     

  • 00:33

    FINANCIAL…- Never have only one income stream! DIVERSIFY! (Baskets of Money)

    in Business

    This episode is part of our FINANCIAL FIERCENESS!™ series! This series integrates our financial goals into our development plan for surpassing our goals. This episode is, “Never have only one income stream! DIVERSIFY! (Baskets of Money)”


    Diversify: to change (something) so that it has more different kinds of people or things
    (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diversify)


    Option 1) No Diversification/ Only 1 income stream:


    You have a full time job with a large company. You earn $3,700 USD gross per month. After taxes and other mandatory withholding, you have $2,600 USD per month (your net take home pay). Out of this amount you have to pay all of your necessary bills (utilities, etc.) and ideally you should save a percentage (15% or more is suggested). Then the “extra” leftover money is yours to use at your discretion for fun (entertainment, dining, etc.). You lose your job (layoffs, the firm goes out of business, etc.). Your income is now $0 USD per month. What do you do?


    Option 2) Diversification/ More than 1 income stream:


    You have a full time job with a large company. You earn $3,700 USD gross per month. After taxes and other mandatory withholding, you have $2,600 USD per month (your net take home pay). In addition, you have 5 rental properties (paid for with no mortgages). The total rental income is $6,000 USD per month. The necessary bills (property tax, insurance, etc.) total $1,850 per month. Your income (for your business or yourself depending on how you structure the ownership of the properties) is $4,150 per month. After taxes (which will vary depending on how you structure owning the properties), and other expenses (maintenance, repairs, etc.), the amount left is $2,500 USD per month. Your total income each month is $2,600 wages + $2,500 income from rental properties. You lose your job. Your income is now $2,500 per month.


    Which option do you prefer?

  • 01:01

    Style with Trysh ~ Carolyn Watson

    in Entertainment

     Facets of Life, Inc. was introduced to the world in 1991, as the name of her Dallas-based business through which she sold customized poetry baskets and personalized gifts.  Her work as a business woman and entrepreneur have been featured in magazines, radio and television highlights.  She has received letters of recognition from a diverse group of dignitaries—including Nikki Giovanni, former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin and former President George Bush, Sr., to name a few. As an author, Carolyn feels blessed to have penned: Thinking Positive in a Negative World and Clay In The Potter’s Hand; and co-authored: Conversations of Courage “Stories of Success, Hope & Possibility.”  She is a premier writer for Zoe Life ~ A Daily Devotional book series.  Her real-life compilations have been featured yearly since its inaugural release in 2012—with the 2015 edition hitting the market in late November, 2014.  Carolyn is equally excited about the release of her 2016 book entitled: Sugar, Spice & Everything Christ “Understanding the Wealth of a Woman’s Worth.”Currently, she is adding the final touches to a documentary that she’s writing and directing entitled: Living in Liberia, and preparing to travel to West Africa with missionaries of New Life Church.  While in Atlanta, she is busy operating her daily labor of love: H. O. M. E. (Helping Oppressed Mothers Endure).  Carolyn established this organization to aid single mothers in rebuilding their lives after divorce, domestic violence and experiences of hardship—by providing new and gently used furniture as means of starting over; starting anew.   ? ? One of Carolyn’s strongest beliefs is: “No matter life’s circumstance … there’s a reason for that.”   ? ? 


     

  • 00:26

    Rev. Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund

    in Education

     


    Rev. Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund is an international author, transformational healer, end-of-life & grief counselor, minister, and coach who can help shift your life quickly in the direction you'd like to go. She will help you relax and heal through the "combo" energy work that she's passionate about. As a result of Maria's work, many clients have discovered more health, wealth, peace, and happiness in their lives! Maria also can help you move deeper spiritually, facing your fear of death, grief, and the afterlife. Rev. Maria serves as a great help to open people up to face their mortality; she has the knack of helping people remove the sting from death and instead to see the beauty and sacredness in it.


     


    Maria has also developed Japanese-style Soul Baskets/Bundles that make wonderful gifts for those facing change in their lives. They include some of the 30+ body-mind-spirit healing methods that she shares in "The Last Adventure of Life" -- such as music, essential oils, and health & alkalizing tips -- that she has found to help people move into deeper relaxation and health. Relaxation is key to change of all kinds; and you, too, will find more relaxation and courage with the help of Maria special touch.


    For additional information on Maria go to www.changewithcourage.com

  • 00:46

    The "Therapeutic" Hold and the "Healthy" Smack: Some Things Don't Go Together

    in Parents

    Lots of ground covered on today's program -- a mom whose son becomes upset when he gets hurt phsyically, an emailer who noticed that the CPS model has moved from "baskets" to "Plans," from emergent to proactive, and from "compromising" to problem-solving -- but the most moving email came from a mom whose son is still being placed in restraint and seclusion at school.

  • 02:01

    Wake Up To Jesus, with Apostle Lonnie Stocks (Be kind to old people)

    in Religion

    The Jesus Ministry, Inc.
    509 Evergreen Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11221 USA
    WWW.TJSM.ORG
    24/7 phone: 1-213-992-4339
    with Apostle Lonnie Stocks


    Jeremiah 24:1-3 (KJV)
    1  The LORD shewed me, and, behold, two baskets of figs were set before the temple of the LORD, after that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with the carpenters and smiths, from Jerusalem, and had brought them to Babylon.
    2  One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.
    3  Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; the good figs, very good; and the evil, very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.


     

  • 01:22

    HOW DID YOU KNOW YOUR BOYFRIEND WAS GAY?

    in Comedy

    Even after the success of her best friend's wedding, Corinne still thinks the idea of getting married is insane while Krystyna's period is making her (and everyone around her) go insane. This week, after the girls answer #fucker letters from a strong black woman who doesn't understand what white guys are more intimidated by -- the strong or the black -- and a self-proclaimed 'fat slut', they sit down with comic and ordained minister, MARIBETH MOONEY. MARIBETH is a 50+ cougar who officiates weddings, but has never had or wanted one of her own and her stories of fucking the tax man, finding out her boyfriend was gay during a threesome and starting off life as a suffocated chubby Catholic girl leave Corinne & Krystyna begging for more. OTHER TOPICS INCLUDE: Derek Jeter's one-night stand gift baskets, school administration comparing girls in leggings to prostitutes and finding out what the fuck a Today Sponge is.

    E-mail us at SorryAboutLastNightShow@gmail.com

    Tweet the ladies @SryAboutLastNyt
    Tweet Corinne @PhilanthropyGal
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  • 01:01

    The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!

    in Business

                                                            The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!


                                                             Inspirational Coach & Author Jim Johnson and


    My guest this Wednesday is Coach Jim Johnson, author of the bestselling book, "A Coach And A Miracle". On Feb. 15, 2006, Coach Johnson made the kindhearted gesture of inserting his autistic manager, Jason McElwain, now known to the world as J-Mac into Greece Athena High School’s final home game, which the Trojans won 79-43. J-Mac scored 20 points in just over four minutes, including six three-point baskets, to become an instant national celebrity. Coach Johnson, also, was featured in major news outlets around the country.


    Coach Johnson has made a number of radio and television appearances, including the Oprah Winfrey and Jim Rome shows. In 2006 he met President George W. Bush, Governor George Pataki, and Senator Hillary Clinton, to name just a few luminaries. The Athena team was also paid a visit at school by NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. J-Mac’s magic moment won the ESPY for “Best Sports Moment” at the ESPN awards show later that year.


    Log onto www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST. Don’t miss this show!

  • 00:15

    The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!

    in Business

      The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!


                                                             Inspirational Coach & Author Jim Johnson and


    My guest this Wednesday is Coach Jim Johnson, author of the bestselling book, "A Coach And A Miracle". On Feb. 15, 2006, Coach Johnson made the kindhearted gesture of inserting his autistic manager, Jason McElwain, now known to the world as J-Mac into Greece Athena High School’s final home game, which the Trojans won 79-43. J-Mac scored 20 points in just over four minutes, including six three-point baskets, to become an instant national celebrity. Coach Johnson, also, was featured in major news outlets around the country.


    Coach Johnson has made a number of radio and television appearances, including the Oprah Winfrey and Jim Rome shows. In 2006 he met President George W. Bush, Governor George Pataki, and Senator Hillary Clinton, to name just a few luminaries. The Athena team was also paid a visit at school by NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. J-Mac’s magic moment won the ESPY for “Best Sports Moment” at the ESPN awards show later that year.


    Log onto www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST. Don’t miss this show!

  • 00:25

    Urban Cowboy Transman Chef Chris Trapani Makes His Mark on Show Chopped

    in Food

    Transman Chris Trapani is the owner and chef of the food truck Urban Cowboy in Austin Texas.  He competed on show Chopped titled The Great Food Truck Race for $10,000 and title of champion.  Each contestant was challenged with mystery baskets of strange ingredients, they had to create something that appealed to the judges and also show off their culinary skills and creativity in the appetizer, entree and dessert rounds. Chris was eliminated in the second round.


    Chef/Owner, Chris Trapani is originally from Brooklyn, NY. He lived there for almost 30 years and moved to Austin, TX several years ago. He has trained at the Texas Culinary Academy, worked for several top catering companies in New York City & Austin, fine dining, corporate and casual dining. He's created and executed menus for celebrities, television networks, corporate facilities, film shoots and independent restaurant concepts. He is known for his kind & genuine approach to service & a deep love for the south & everything country. He has a diverse & passionate approach to cuisine that is true to Texas and his urban roots.


    His webpage is http://www.urbancowboyfood.com and to see the episode of Keep On Trucking on Chopped go here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/chopped/keep-on-trucking/index.html

  • 00:20

    Marilyn Walker CEO of Walker's Beautiful Baskets & Things

    in Business

    Miami Native, Marilyn Walker is the owner of Walker’s Beautiful Baskets & Things.  Upon graduating from the University Of Miami School Of Music in 1987, Marilyn entered the Miami-Dade County Schools as a Music Teacher and did that for 17 years. In 2003 with a leap of faith and a new passion burning inside:  Walker’s Beautiful Baskets was birthed as a hobby and grew into a corporation in 1987. The company has continued to grow from producing gift baskets to also supplying our customers with Mary Kay products, Custom Jewelry and Scented oils.
    The Gift baskets are custom made upon receipt and provide an elegant gift for any occasion. We accept special orders and provide 100% satisfaction. Walker’s Beautiful Baskets is dedicated to providing unique baskets comprised of top of the line products and or accessories.
    Our exceptional customer service team works around the clock for the sole purpose of making your experience simple and sweet. Our motto is: “For all your special occasions”, we are available to serve you at your convenience.
     
     
    Marilyn Walker CEO
    Walker's Beautiful Baskets & Things, Inc
    (786) 399-1718
    13333 SW 283 Street

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