• 01:01

    Bert Martinez joined by Ed Brodow, Pat Peason, Bill Spetrino and Matt Kaplan

    in Business

    Pat Peason CFO of, "Harvest Financial Group,” and "Advisor’s Academy,” Board Member. He has been in the financial industry for over 25 years,and specializes in the unique challenges that face today's retireesand pre-retirees. In today's tough market economy, seniors especially need to fully understand all the variousoptions that are currently available to assist them in protecting and growing their investment portfolios


    Ed Brodow teaches the art of negotiation to the professional negotiators at Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Learjet, Zurich Insurance, the IRS, and the Pentagon. He is the bestselling author of Negotiation Boot Camp: How to Resolve Conflict, Satisfy Customers, and Make Better Deals. Ed has appeared as negotiation guru on PBS, ABC, Fox News, and Inside Edition


    Bill Spetrino Editor of the, "Dividend Machine.” newsletter and Author of new book,  “The Great American Dividend Machine”  He is a professional investor who has made millions for himself and his clients through strategic investing.  A trained accountant, he graduated from John Carroll University in Ohio and spent a decade teaching. A lifelong entrepreneur as well, Spetrino set out to understand and codify a simple dividend investing strategy for amassing a retirement nest egg, an idea that eventually led to the creation of The Dividend Machine newsletter for Newsmax


    Matt Kaplan President of Sage Analytics.  Sage Analytics is involved in a very interesting business. They have developed and manufacture a highly advanced, accurate and affordable device to test the potency of legal cannabis. They use the same technology used by the major pharmaceutical companies for their precision testing needs.

  • 00:35

    NBA Live Talk - Playoff Preview - Episode #93

    in Basketball

    Join the boys from NBA Live Talk every Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. EST, only on Blog Talk Radio!


    Eastern Conference Playoff Matchup's:


    (1) Atlanta Hawks vs. (8) Brooklyn Nets


    (2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (7) Boston Celtics


    (3) Chicago Bulls vs. (6) Milwaukee Bucks


    (4) Toronto Raptors vs. (5) Washington Wizards 


    Western Conference Playoff Matchup's: 


    (1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) New Orleans Pelicans


    (2) Houston Rockets vs. (7) Dallas Mavericks


    (3) Los Angeles Clippers vs. (6) San Antonio Spurs


    (4) Portland Trail Blazers vs. (5) Memphis Grizzlies

  • 01:10

    Bert Martinez joined by Susan Ershler, Peter Fingar and guests

    in Business

    Susan Ershler has served in leadership positions for Fortune 500 corporations.  During this era of corporate achievement, she climbed the highest mountain on each continent including Mt. Everest with her husband Phil, making them “The first couple in history to climb the Seven Summits.” She is the author of Conquering the Seven Summits of Sales and Together on Top of the World


    Judy George entrepreneur, author, leading businesswoman and recognized expert in the home furnishings industry. Best known for introducing fashionable lifestyle furnishings in award winning retail formats. She has taken her lifetime of achievements, expertise and business savvy to her newest consulting venture, Judy George International 


    Peter Fingar internationally acclaimed author, management advisor, former college professor and CIO, has been providing leadership at the intersection of business and technology. He is widely known for helping to launch the business process management movement with his book, Business Process Management: The Third Wave. He has taught graduate and undergraduate computing studies in the U.S. and abroad, and held management, technical, consulting and advisory positions with Fortune 20 companies as well as startups. Peter has authored over 20 books at the the intersection of business and technology 


    Dr. Neica Goldberg cardiologist and a nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health. Her New York City practice focuses primarily on caring for women. She is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of NYU Women’s Heart Program, the Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red” campaign 

  • 01:01

    Bert Martinez joined by Gary Getz, Thomas K.R. Stovall and guests

    in Business

    Thomas K.R. Stovall two-time author, cited as an expert in the area of Business Amplification. He is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of real-world business experience, in private equity, real estate investment and enterprise software. He is the Founder of CANDID Cup, the global leader in mobile microfeedback


    Andrew A. Arons founder and managing partner of Synergy Advisory Management Group. He is a Registered Financial Consultant, a Certified Senior Advisor, a member of the National Ethics Bureau and a licensed securities and insurance professional who holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses


    Gary Getz Partner and CEO of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Strategos.  In over 35 years as a marketer, strategist and consultant. Gary’s book, Customer Equity   focuses on how companies can evaluate the financial value of their customer relationships to guide all of the investments they make in customer-related activities


    Ohad Samet FinTech industry veteran and the co-founder and CEO of TrueAccord, the first-of-its-kind algorithmic recovery platform. TrueAccord is using machine learning, behavioral aanalytics and a humanist approach to help enterprises and small businesses recover outstanding payments and maintain positive customer relationships

  • 02:26

    2015 NBA Playoff Preview & Predictions, RQ's, Dave's Dodger Game Trip (04-15-15)

    in Sports

    Tom in NJ joins Dave for an NBA Playoff Preview show.   Can the Warriors, Rockets, Hawks, Cavaliers, and Spurs reach their conference championship games or will there be some surprises?  Who is the MVP this year: James Harden or Steph Curry?  We'll also look at some of the other up and comers like the Blazers making their second playoff appearance in a row led by LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard and the Hornets with Anthon Davis and Tyreke Evans.  What's to come in the East?  Can Paul Pierce and Bradley Beal overcome an up and down season with the Wizards and put together a good series?  What's left for a hobbled Chicago Bulls team against a possible meeting with the up and coming Milwaukee Bucks featuring Giannis, Khris Middleton, and Jerryd Bayless?   Will the Nets have a say in this year's playoffs even without former vets KG and Pierce?   Can Brook Lopez be a differencemaker for Brooklyn?  What's to come with the very deep and talented Memphis Grizzlies with Mike Conley, Marc Gasol, and Zach Randolph?  Plus we look at the teams that didn't make it -- what went wrong for the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder?  And look at this -- the Boston Celtics made the playoffs?!   A most different and interesting playoff year awaits with Tom and Dave at the preview PLUS Random Q's w/ Kevin on the Cape in Hour 1, which includes a report by Dave from the Dodgers game last night.  The NBA Preview follows in Hour 1 as we look towards "win or go home" time.

  • 01:30

    Frat House Sports' Clean-Up Hitters #5

    in Sports

    One week is down. 7-8 games are “in the books.” Just 154 games to go . . . and already some improbable things have taken place and we’re talking about here on Frat House Sports’ Clean-Up Hitters program with Frat House Mike and this week’s “Frat Boys” Sean and Nick.
     
    They’re joined early to commiserate about the challenges of being a fan of one of the worst teams in MLB by Minnesota Twins Baseball Insider and frequent contributor to KTWN 96.3-FM, Brandon Warne.


    The Josh Hamilton story continues to swirl and more people weigh-in heavily against the management of the Los Angeles Angels; Barry Bonds shows some love to Alex Rodriguez (3 – 2 – 1 -- *hurl*); and, don’t look now but PED’s are back in the news and even MLB doesn’t know why!


    Frat House Mike’s Screw-Ball Stories – Frat House Sports’ Series Streak Challenge . . . and much more.


    How much more? Well how about YOU, some peanuts, Cracker Jack . . . and your phone calls at 347 – 826 – 9964 with the “Clean-Up Hitters” of the Frat House Sports Radio Network.

  • 01:02

    Bert Martinez joined by Tom Hopkins, Jagdish Dalal and guests

    in Business

    Tom Hopkins carries the standard as a master sales trainer and is recognized as the world’s leading authority on selling techniques and salesmanship. Over 5 million people on five continents have attended Tom’s high-energy live seminars. Tom personally conducts 30+ seminars each year traveling throughout the world. He is the author of 18 books, including “How to Master the Art of Selling™,” which has sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide. His latest book is titled, “When Buyers Say No” and is receiving phenomenal reviews from sales professionals


    Francis Jackson attorney who specializes in disability law for those seeking veterans disability benefits and social security disability benefits.  A founding partner of Jackson & MacNichol. He was  honored by the National Academy of Best Selling Authors with a "Quilly" award for his contribution as a joint author to the Amazon best selling book, "Protect and Defend" 


    John Ratzenberger American actor, voice actor, and entrepreneur. He is best known for his role as Cliff Clavin in Cheers and his recurring supporting/minor cast roles in Pixar films


    Jagdish Dalal internationally renowned expert in the field of Outsourcing and Information Technology. He has been elected to the Outsourcing Hall of Fame in recognition of his accomplishments and contribution to the profession. He has been a senior executive at companies like Xerox, Carrier, Unisys and was a founding partner of BPO practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Jag’s series of lectures on outsourcing, Information Technology and management have been recognized as “pushing the envelope” in strategic thinking, while providing a practical framework for businesses- users and service providers alike


     

  • 01:10

    Sydney Finkelstein,Christen Brown,Juliet Funt, Scott York, Arnold Schwarzenegger

    in Business

    Sydney Finkelstein Steven Roth Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Executive Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He holds degrees from Concordia University and the London School of Economics, as well as a Ph.D. from Columbia University in strategic management.  Professor Finkelstein has published 19 books and over 80 articles, including the #1 bestseller in the U.S. and Japan, Why Smart Executives Fail.  Professor Finkelstein is a well-known thought leader on leadership and strategy, and is listed in the “World’s Top 25 Leadership Gurus.”


    Christen Brown international leader in transformational communications. Brown founded YES Worldwide, www.yesworldwide.com . An expert on positivity, she tweets on The Daily Yes, while The Daily YES blog streams messages of wellbeing around the world. Her books “Star Quality” and “The Power of Yes” are filled with simple, practical tools to become help you become more positive


    Juliet Funt CEO of WhiteSpace at Work, a training and consultancy firm that bring companies a measurable method to reclaim simplicity and thoughtfulness. She is passionately committed to helping overloaded professionals change the way they work for the better and her clients include companies like Costco, American Express, Nike and P&G


    Scott York fitness expert with 30 years of experience and has been certified by NASM, ISSA. Talking about Arnold @Schwarzenegger criticizes bodybuilding.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaUa24dLRO0

  • 01:02

    Bert Martinez joined by Dr. Joan Borysenko, Michael J. Gelb and Joe Flower

    in Business

    Dr.  Joan Borysenko distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine is a world-renowned expert in the mind/body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning, and the spiritual dimensions of life, as an integral part of health and healing. Eloquent and inspiring in settings that range from hospitals to hospices, from theaters to conference venues, and from boardrooms to houses of worship, she is a credible bridge between faith and reason. Her brilliance, humor, and authenticity in combination with the latest research make her a compelling and inspiring speaker and writer


    Joe Flower author of the 2012 book Healthcare Beyond Reform: Doing It Right For Half The Cost. His new book, coming out next month, is full of resources and tips and checklists for doing just that. It’s called Pushing Healthcare to the Tipping Point: A Handbook for the Revolutionaries.


    Michael J. Gelb author of 14 books on creativity and innovation including the international best seller How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day and his new release  Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius.  A pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Genentech, Microsoft, Nike, and YPO. A former professional juggler who once performed with the Rolling Stones , Gelb is also a 5th degree black belt in martial arts and the author of a book on Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking


     

  • 01:02

    Bert Martinez joined by Norm Blumenthal, Mimi Donaldson, Jeff DeGraff

    in Business

    Norm Blumenthal attorney for workers and consumers. The Latest News on Minimum Wage. Selected as the one of the Top Attorneys in Southern California. Regular contributor on Money For Lunch.


    Mimi Donaldson motivational speaker, humorist. author and unabashed football fan she speaks, people listen. She has taught leadership, team building, and managing people across North America and to audiences throughout Europe. Mimi has spoken at company events for many of the Fortune 500, and she has taught leadership at Harvard University. She has a Masters Degree from Columbia University and was a staff Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney Company, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International. She now brings her communications expertise to the public with her new football metaphor, Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life


    Jeff DeGraff Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has consulted with hundreds of the world’s most prominent firms and has developed a broad array of widely used creativity and innovation methodologies and tools. Jeff got his nickname, the Dean of Innovation, while he was a member of the executive team at Domino’s Pizza when it was one of the fastest growing businesses in the world in the 1980’s. He is launching his CPI program  (Certified Professional Innovator) program, which is launching at U of Michigan


     

  • 01:10

    Steve G. Jones, Mark Everson, David Baxter, Chip Eichelberger

    in Business

    Steve G. Jones board certified  Clinical Hypnotherapist.He has been practicing hypnotherapy since the 1980s. He is the author of 22 books on Hypnotherapy. He is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, American Board of Hypnotherapy, president of the American Alliance of Hypnotists, on the board of directors of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Lung Association, and director of the California state  


    Chip Eichelberger after five years with world-renowned business leader Tony Robbins as his international point man, Chip launched his own career in 1993. He has since been selected to "switch on" over 975 events for companies and associations such as Ford, Hyatt, Wells Fargo, Proctor & Gamble, Exxon and MassMutual.hip has been ranked a Top 5 Speaker by Speaking.com three years in a row, and one of only 7% of the members of the National Speakers Association to earn the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation. His new book with Jeff Davidson - The Smart Guide to Accomplishing Your Goals was just released. 


    David Baxter Senior Vice President at Age Wave, a research and consulting company focused on the age 50+ population. David develops and oversees national and global studies that reveal the unique trends and opportunities created by the growth of the age 50+ population. Age Wave, in partnership with Merrill Lynch, has just completed a study on how and where people live in retirement, entitled “Home in Retirement: More Freedom, New Choices.”


    Mark Everson has had many executive level positions in the private sector ranging from Plant Manager to CFO, but is best known as the former Deputy INS Commissioner under President Reagan, IRS Commissioner under President George W Bush, and was Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development for Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.


     

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