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  • 00:34

    Informal SME Market in Africa

    in Entrepreneur

    Amrei Botha, Head of SME Banking at Standard Bank, says that 90% of small businesses in Africa are informal. This sector has unique challenges from their formal counterparts, which Standard Bank has taken on as an opportunity.
    Join us as we discuss with Amrei Botha key insights Standard Bank has learned serving this sector and how the Bank is developing an untapped market successfully.

  • 00:52

    How to Communicate with Power and Influence

    in Business

    Why do some people struggle to find the right words while others make it sound effortless?

    Discover the secret to power and influence when Hanna Hasl-Kelchner welcomes leading communications and media training expert, Jess Todtfeld, President of Success In Media, and Guinness Record holder for most media interviews given in 24 hours on radio (112).

    Jess heads one of the top communication training firms in the U.S. and is the author of 4 books. He brings with him 13 years of experience as a TV producer for NBC, ABC, and FOX, having booked and produced over 5,000 segments. Producing credits include being part of the team that launched “The O’Reilly Factor” and “FOX & Friends.” Jess’ time in front of the camera includes features reporting, guest spots on national / international news programs, and hosting of “America’s Premiere Experts” which has been broadcast on ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS affiliates in the U.S.

    Tune in to hear how Jess helps business professionals like you hone their communications skills to create more impact, influence, and income.  

    This episode is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy.

  • 00:34

    Cybersecurity Essentials for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

    in Business

    Data security is a hot C-suite and board level topic as more and more companies make unflattering news when they’ve been hacked and valuable information gets stolen and misused.

    What two factors are essential for keeping your data safe? How safe is the Cloud? How do you create unique passwords you can actually remember? What’s the first thing you should do if you believe your computer has been hacked?

    Discover the answers by joining host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes Randy Gilmore, Security Consultant from Protus3, a security consulting, investigations, and design firm with a commitment to provide comprehensive programs and controls so clients will have the assets and stability to prosper.

    Rusty has been involved in countless computer forensic cases . . . think of it as CSI Cyber but happening to a business near you.

    Since it’s always smarter and cheaper to learn from other people’s mistakes it pays to tune on for his powerful tips and strategies to help keep your valuable data safe.

    This program is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy, a div. of Business M.O., LLC.

  • 00:30

    SME Interviews ChaosDaWicked1

    in Fun

    This show is brought to you by SykoMindz Ent. We will be interviewing Chaosdaawicked1 on his return to TC. Mcl!!!!

  • 00:16

    Common Risk Management Traps that Hurt Shareholder Value

    in Business

    Discover the 3 most common risk management traps that create legal liability and can damage shareholder value as host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner,Esq. the No Nonsense Lawyer, examines decision making blind spots and the simple steps you can take to sidestep these landmines.

    Hanna reveals a smarter way for business leaders and owners to get more control of unwanted legal risk in their business and offers a link to a free diagnostic assessment to help you determine whether your leadership style is accidently turning your business into a lawsuit lightning rod.

    Hanna is an ivy-league trained business expert and strategic lawyer who has managed hundreds of lawsuits during her 30+ year career. Today she teaches legal literacy to success driven entrepreneurs who want to make smarter business decisions and build more prosperous businesses. She accomplishes this through public speaking, her consulting work at Business M.O., LLC and its education division, the Legal Leverage® Academy, as well as Business Confidential Radio.

    This program is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy.

  • Scribe Talk SME: Larry Miller and the Art of Preparing for Interviews

    in Marketing

    Join Kori in discussion with SME, Larry Miller. With 40 years experience in broadcast journalism, communication, and public relations for a fortune 500 company, non-profits and government agencies, he's ready to teach you what he knows about TV, radio, and print interviewing. Over the course of two sessions, you'll learn:

    * What to expect from an interviewer

    * How to ensure that your responses don't get edited out

    * How TV, radio, and print interviews differ

    * How to dress for a TV interview

    * How to handle a hostile interviewer

    And, a whole lot more!


  • 00:30

    Scribe Talk: SME Matthew Peters discusses Dual Diagnosis and the Writer's Life

    in Books

    Dual diagnosed* from an early age, Matthew Peters dropped out of high school at sixteen. He went on to obtain an A.A., a B.A. from Vassar College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. He has taught various courses in a variety of disciplines throughout North Carolina. He is committed to increasing the awareness and understanding of the dual diagnosed. Conversations Among Ruins (All Things That Matter Press, 2014) is his first novel. His second novel, The Brothers’ Keepers (MuseItUp Publishing, 2014), is a political-religious thriller that capitalizes on his love for history and research. Currently, he is working on a sequel to The Brothers’ Keepers.

    *The term dual diagnosed refers to someone suffering from a mood disorder (e.g., depression) and chemical dependency. 

  • 00:33

    Business Resilience: Nurturing Your Business to Health and Wealth after a Crisis

    in Management

    You’re in shock when a business setback or crisis hits you head on. Your world is rocked and knocked out from under you in a major way. Finding the strength to move through and move forward can be a challenge.  

    Discover the keys to nurturing your business back to health and more wealth when host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner welcomes resilience expert Becky Sansbury to Business Confidential on August 27, 2015 at 1pm Eastern.

    Becky is the author of After the Shock: Getting You Back On The Road To Resilience When Crisis Hits You Head On and owner of the consulting firm Real Life Communication. She has spent decades showing people there is not only a light at the end of the tunnel; but, also guiding them there, as an ordained minister and as a counselor serving professionals stripped of their jobs through no fault of their own during the recession.

    Becky wrote After the Shock to serve as a handbook and virtual support for anyone in crisis or walking alongside someone in crisis. A sought after speaker, Becky speaks to organizations where bad news is often the order of the day, clarifies the chaos surrounding of crisis, and provides effective ways to replace loss with resilience.

    Tune in at 1pm Eastern to hear Becky’s tips and strategies and make them your own.

    This program is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy, a division of Business M.O., LLC.

  • 00:56

    Positive Impact Radio-Alix Haisha and Patti Carpenter

    in Entrepreneur

    2 pm Central, 3 pm Eastern: "Positive Impact Radio," hosts Carol Wachniak 

    Join Carol every week, to talk to people who are making a Positive Impact in the World!

    Today's Guests are Alix Haisha CEO Founder Fung Shui Photographer Fengshuiphotographer.com                                     and Patti Carpenter  CEO Founder of www.pinktaxi.org, 

    Our Sponsors are Lyoness SME Businesses and Sponsored Charities

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    Squirrel Bank and Company Teaching Financial Literacy to ages 3 - 12 

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  • The Top Killer of Most Small Businesses

    in Entrepreneur

    It’s the elephant hiding in plain view, crushing your bottom line and squeezing you out of business.

    Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes Denise Ryan, small business consultant and motivational speaker who reveals the critical mistake many startups and small businesses make that destroys their dream of financial independence and entrepreneurial freedom and what you can do to keep from falling prey to this deadly force.

    Denise Ryan is the owner of Firestar and shares the business wisdom she’s acquired through years of experience as a consultant and advertising executive, with clients range from small businesses, to trade associations, and the Department of Homeland Security. 

    She’s known as a motivational pyromaniac whose infectious energy, humor, and enthusiasm will set a room ablaze, whether it’s a training session or a keynote speech.

    She’s not only witty, she’s also smart and a published author. Denise holds an MBA degree from The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and is the author of “Do You Burn,” a guide to helping you get and stay motivated.

    Tune in to Business Confidential Thursday at 1 pm Eastern to hear Denise explain the top small business killer and how to keep it from destroying your business.

    You’ll be glad you did.

    Business Confidential is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy, a division of Business M.O., LLC.

  • 00:31

    SME Eva Angvert Harren joins Kori to Discuss Busting Writer's Block

    in Writing

    Eva Angvert Harren specializes in a body centered approach to recovery and complete wellness. She offers the BEAM LiFE Process, as a transformational, effective, and personalized formula to empower the lives of women who want a way to heal from the core.

    Eva assists you to find relief from anger, anxiety, stress, and habitual patterns that hold you back from who you want to be. After releasing tension and pain in your body you start to feel the internal peace and aliveness available. Without having to re-live your story you learn skills in understanding and managing feelings, sensations, and emotions. You learn how to reclaim your power, restore your peace, and recover yourself.