• 00:08

    Elevate Lyfe, How to get more clients

    in Entrepreneur

    Getting more clients is top of mind for all business owners, whether you are just starting or celebrating your 20th year. It is a neverending process. 

    1) Start with identifying your perfect client

    2) Know what is their biggest problem or pain point (e.g. what they most desire and or need)

    3) Identify how you are their best option to provide them with a solution

    "Let's face it -- it's as easy to find more lucrative client as it is to find a low-paying one, so why not go big or go home?" as stated by Nancy Michaels of the Huffington Post.  So let's get start with the 3 simple keys to client attraction. 

    More About Me

    I left a prestigious corporate career and reclaimed my life as the CEO of her own consulting firm. I am the founder and CEO of Elevate Lyfe, a training and consulting company specializing in providing entrepreneurs and business owners with Education, Resources, and Services to attract more clients, expand their business, and live the fulfilling life they deserve!

    My corporate and consulting experience includes infrastructure design, global marketing and sales and customer-solution initiatives for industry leaders such as Procter & Gamble, Mattel, and Warner Bros. People often say that I have a warm manner and genius approach to solving problems.  

    Feel free to get to contact with me at: 


  • 01:00

    024: What's The Fuss About Brands?

    in Entrepreneur

    Kelly Lucente - entrepreneur, CEO, brand strategist, identity and messaging expert, and author of The Brand Guide is nationally recognized for her strategic business solutions for start up and growing businesses focused on brand management and marketing/sales/communications execution. Kelly has built 5 businesses and has a passion for sharing her entrepreneurial and "school of hard knocks" knowledge with business owners who are experiencing challenges in propelling themselves forward. A 20+ year veteran in both marketing and sales with nationally recognized companies such as Mattel, Pepsi, MTV, Rollerblade, NASCAR, RE/MAX, Pulte/Ryland/Mattamy Homes, and the creator of Bye Bye Monster, Kelly puts a unique "twist" on how she approaches business solutions. Kelly has been featured in numerous national publications such as Minnesota Business, Women First, and Family Fun and news appearances including KARE 11, FOX 9, KARK 4, THV 11, and Good Day Chicago.

  • 00:58

    Creating Business HarMoney - Speak, Present & Communicate

    in Business

    Creating Business Harmoney with Mike Calderwood with his guest Bryan Kiser & Laurie Burton

    Bryan Kiser - Bestselling Author, Professional Coach, Writer, Speaker, Motivator, and Recruiter- I have been helping people for over 25 years to better themselves, achieve their goals, and find success. For me it started in the gym and grew to the office, where I now Coach Entrepreneur's and Business Owners of Small to Mid-size businesses on find Clarity, Focusing Energy, and building Influence. I grew up enjoying the sand and the surf in Portland, Texas and I know that choosing a "wave", especially a ride-able one is IMPOSSIBLE if you don't even know what one looks like!

    Laurie Burton is internationally recognized as an innovator helping thousands of people improve their ability to communicate. Whether working with individuals in seminars and in one-on-one coaching, or with groups in the corporate world, Laurie’s techniques generate dramatic results in an amazingly short time. Individuals at all levels learn to break through communication barriers and develop the skills needed to become effective leaders of groups, teams and businesses.
    A 30-year veteran performer of film, television and theater, Laurie brings the breadth of her experience to teach people the “art of communication.” Laurie Burton Training’s clients include Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Mattel Toys, Digital Equipment, Merrill Lynch, ITT and Twentieth Century Fox. Laurie also served on the faculty at the University of Southern California School of Cinema/Television teaching filmmakers and directors, in both graduate and undergraduate programs, to develop their communication skills for great impact and effectiveness.

  • 00:28

    Slaying the Startup Manufacturing Dragon, with Scott Miller, Dragon Innovations

    in Entrepreneur

    Joining host Kelly Scanlon is Scott Miller, CEO and co-founder of Dragon Innovation, to talk about how the company helps startups turn their product ideas into real products.

    Scott has been fascinated by hardware since, as he puts it, he was old enough to hold a screwdriver. He's gone on to work on high efficiency robotic tunafish, life-size robotic dinosaurs for Disney Imagineering and robotic baby dolls for Hasbro.

    He was also led the Roomba technical team and led the production of 3 million Roomba units.

    Scott recognized that many entrepreneurs often fail going from prototype to high-volume production, so he co-founded Dragon Innovation. The company helps startups and hardware investors, primarily in the area of consumer electronics, progress from prototype to full production. The company also helps their clients navigate logistics, crowdfunding, manufacturing and sales.

    Listen to more shows hosted by Kelly Scanlon in the Smart Companies archives.

  • 01:01

    LatinoTalk Texas 2014, 0014 Growing threat from Russia & China

    in Politics

    On today's show I discuss the continuing nature of the struggle between the world's global powers, America, Russia and China.  I've been discussing these facts for weeks now and that my analyses have been echoed by major news outlets and political leaders.  The hallmark but not the only criteria of a global power is their ability to have a manned space program.  America, although not presently and not for some years now, Russia and China are all; therefore "Global Powers" and that along with other conditions you will not hear about in other outlets are the reasons and the direction behind the recent aggressiveness of Russian and China.  Then, on the show I read an insightful article from the Manhattan Declaration discussing the nature of the discourse regarding homosexual "marriage" and the fact that Christianity's opposition to it is not based in bigotry but in the desire to adhere to God's plan for life and is not likely to change.  Lastly, there are two articles regarding Mexico that I shared. One deals with the sad conditions but remarkable performance on intelligence exams of a poor girl in Matamoros.  And Mattel tries again with a Barbie doll that represent Mexican culture with a Barbie in mariachi attire and I like it.  

  • 00:51

    A Day in the Life of a Global Brand Marketing Manager

    in Jobs

    Blake Knight is currently Manager, Global Brand Marketing at Mattel in Los Angeles. After graduating from A&M University with a BA Marketing in 2004 he helped shape a series of successful startups in Dallas working on everything from programming and design to operations and sales. Since receiving an MBA from Vanderbilt University in 2012 he has worked in Mattel's Games division developing award-winning products and marketing programs in both the physical and digital space for hundreds of countries around the world. In addition to recently announcing the launch of a line of Minecraft toys at Comic-Con, Blake is also about to launch into fatherhood - literally at any moment now. So be sure to grab him while he can still hold his eyes open.

  • 02:14

    Long Road to Ruin: Transformers 1-3

    in Movies

    Mark Radulich returns to the Long Road to Ruin.  Fresh off of seeing Age of Extinction, he and Sean Comer will look back at the first 3 films of the Michael "BOOM" Bay directed franchise, Transformers.

  • 01:31

    NLPI RADIO USA with Kurt and Moe present Ouija Board expert Robert Murch

    in Paranormal

    Robert Murch is the world’s foremost collector, historian, and expert on Ouija and talking boards. His bizarre relationship with Ouija began after watching the movie Witchboard in 1986, a century after the talking board made its debut. Murch purchased his first antique Ouija board in 1992, and became obsessed with unraveling the mystery of its origins. Since then he’s devoted his life to researching the history of the Ouija board and its founders, with Murch often traveling the world to track down descendants of all those involved with the introduction of the Mystifying Oracle.
    Murch showcases his research and knowledge on his websites williamfuld.com and the upcomingtalkingboards.com, which together provide the most in-depth Ouija history sites ever created. Murch often collaborates with Hasbro (producers of the Ouija board today) and on various films, including What Lies Beneath, Sugar & Spice, and Drive-Thru. He has also consulted on or appeared in numerous TV programs featuring Ouija, including TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles, A&E’s Storage Wars and Paranormal State, Travel Channel's Mysteries of the Museum, Showtime's Bullshit!, Smithsonian Channel’s Millionaire Made Here, HGTV’s Who’s Lived in my House?, and CBS Sunday Morning. The Smithsonian Magazine consulted Bob for a popular article on Ouija boards and featured him and his research on the topic.

  • 01:00

    Bert Martinez speaks with Dr. Joseph Michelli, Jeff Berner and guests

    in Business

    Jamie Beckland VP of marketing and customer success for Janrain, a Portland Oregon based Customer Profile Management platform.  Janrain helps companies build a unified view of customers across their devices by collecting their profile data to power personalized marketing.  Janrain powers customer profile management for brands like Universal Music Group, Pfizer, Samsung, Whole Foods, Fox News, Philips, Marvel, Mattel and Dr. Pepper

    Peter Brown professor at McGill University in Montreal.  He is the Director the a new initiative called “Economics for the Anthropocene: Re-grounding the human/Earth Relationship,” which is a partnership involving McGill, the University of Vermont and York University in Toronto.   The partnership is centered around the idea that the economy must be designed to respect the Earth and be designed and operated in a way that restores and enables a flourishing Earth

    Jeff Berner has been an active fine art, portrait, editorial and multimedia photographer since 1968. His work includes hot-air ballooning, portrait assignments, ocean-going yacht racing, open-heart surgery, book and magazine illustration, and travel photography. Berner is the author of numerous books, including The Photographic Experience,The Nikon Touch Photography Guide; The Holography Book  and The Innerspace Project

    Dr. Joseph Michelli internationally sought-after public speaker, organizational consultant, and a  #1 New York Times bestselling business author who has worked with and written about customer-centric organizations such as Starbucks, Zappos, UCLA Health System, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington

  • 00:31

    SciFi4Me Live From the Bunker #140424

    in Entertainment

    Starlog #140424 -- Bryan Singer has finally responded to the lawsuit against him. We know who will play Jem & The Holograms. Wally West is back, but is it a good thing? And a timey-wimey proposal?

    Music by the Sub-Vectors.

    Wizard World proposal video: http://youtu.be/XF_1EEezz3M


    News, talk, opinion, discussion, and more! It's our first talk show -- with topics ranging from sci-fi to sci-tech, the latest headlines, the latest gossip, trends on social media, and more!

    Got a question or comment? Send us an e-mail, and we might read it on the air. Or join our chat room and let us know what you think. Be pithy, be polite.


  • 00:30

    Moving, Learning and the Brain with Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy

    in Education

    We'll explore the early learning link between the body and the brain and how to guide this connection in young children. Our guests are Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, authors of the new book, A Moving Child is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think. Gill is an expert on child development, learning, movement and play; and the founder of Moving Smart. Cheryl is a former vice president for Hasbro, and creative director of Moving Smart. 

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