"Top 10 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs to Learn Personal Finance From" -- Inc. Magazine. "Top 100 Small Business Podcasts 2014" -- Small Biz Trends. Former Clinton White House Writer John Corcoran shows you how to build relationships intelligently to get more clients, grow your income and advance your career. Discover how you can use win-win networking and intentional relationship-building with Influencers and VIPs, even if you "hate networking" or feel like you have "nothing to offer" people who are successful. Interviews with today's top entrepreneurs and authors such as Dan Pink, Michael Port, Gary Vaynerchuk, Marie Forleo and Guy Kawasaki, who reveal how they use relationships to grow their businesses and their incomes. Find out more at SmartBusinessRevolution.com.
Derek Harp | The Importance of Cyber Security and Your Business in a Time When Everyone's Online More than Ever
Derek Harp is a serial tech and cybersecurity entrepreneur with a passion for helping others make a difference through new ideas and new companies. He has 20+ years of experience in the cybersecurity field, and he is on a mission to change the world. After serving in the US Navy, he founded his first cybersecurity company in 1997 which produced a product called IntelliShield that was eventually acquired by Cisco Systems. He has gone on to found several cybersecurity companies since then, and in the process, has earned the respect of industry leaders through his professional speaking gigs talking to Fortune 500 companies, military leaders, universities, and conferences across the globe.
Derek is currently the CEO and Founder of Sable Lion Group LLC, a cybersecurity holding company helping business leaders connect to the right services for their company. He is also the chairman and founder of a not-for-profit, peer-to-peer networking cybersecurity organization.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, Derek Harp, CEO and Founder of Sable Lion Group, gets interviewed by Julie Musgrave about the importance of cybersecurity in the current technologically advanced world. Derek also explains how the internet has changed over the years and shares his best practices that organizations and people working from home can implement to stay safe online.
Robert Glazer | How to Build Culture with a Virtual Team of 200
Robert Glazer is the Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, which is a global partner marketing agency. He's also the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards, including Glassdoor's Employees’ Choice Awards for two years in a row.
Robert is the author of the inspirational newsletter Friday Forward, which is read by over 200,000 people in 60 countries on a weekly basis and he also authored the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller Elevate, and the international best-selling book Performance Partnerships. He has a couple more books coming out including How to Make Virtual Teams Work and his newest book, Friday Forward, which will be released in September 2020. Robert is also a sought after speaker at companies and organizations around the world and he also hosts The Elevate Podcast.
Join John Corcoran on this episode of Smart Business Revolution Podcast as he talks with Robert Glazer, Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, about Robert's work in affiliate partner marketing and how he grew an agency to over 170 employees. They also discuss things like building company culture, creating scorecards and KPIs for a virtual team, and what Robert has learned from doing a podcast.
Andrea Heuston | [Pivot Series] Surviving, Thriving and Pivoting Businesses After 5+ Near Death Experiences
Andrea Heuston is the CEO and Creative Principal of Artitudes Design, an award-winning creative agency. She has over 20 years experience in the design industry and has won several awards including Puget Sound Business Journal's 40 Under 40, the annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards for Enterprising Women Magazine, Cambridge Who's Who for Women Achieve Award and many more.
Andrea has a degree in Communications and Design from the University of Washington. In addition to being an entrepreneur, she's also a speaker, author and a volunteer with a number of local community nonprofits. She's also the host of the Lead Like a Woman Show, where she features top women leaders who share their inspirational stories on life and leadership.
John Corcoran, host of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, is joined by Andrea Heuston, CEO and Creative Principal of Artitudes Design, on this episode to talk about surviving, thriving, and pivoting your business during difficult times. They also discuss how the current health pandemic has impacted women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and Andrea also shares her best practices for virtual events.
Chris Brogan | [Pivot Series] How to Tell Your Company Story to Build Culture
Chris Brogan is the President of Chris Brogan Media, where he offers business storytelling and marketing advisory help for mid to larger-sized companies. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and is a New York Times bestselling author of nine books and counting.
Chris has spoken for or consulted with some big brands including Disney, Coke, Google, GM, Microsoft, Cisco, Sony USA, and many more. He has also appeared on the Dr. Phil Show and interviewed Richard Branson for a cover story for Success Magazine. He was even interviewed by Tony Robbins on his Internet Money Mastery series. Forbes listed Chris as one of the Must-Follow Marketing Minds of 2014 and listed his website as one of the 100 best websites for entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, Statsocial rated Chris as the #3 power influencer online.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Chris Brogan, President of Chris Brogan Media, about podcasting and how company leaders can tell their company’s stories. They also talk about doing Facebook Live shows, Chris’ StoryLeader system, and building a company’s culture.
Mark P. Fisher | [Pivot Series] What You Can Learn About Pivoting & Scrappiness from Camps and Retreat Centers' Pivots During the Pandemic
Mark P. Fisher is the Chief Encourager of Inspiring Growth, a company that helps businesses with everything from sales and marketing to fundraising with a specialization in hospitality businesses. He also has many years of experience working with camps, retreats, and conference leaders, and recently provided a webinar to help the industry which has had to pivot and find ways to survive because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mark has consulted with 146 different for profit and nonprofit organizations with outstanding customer satisfaction. He has also worked with AT&T, Nissan, Red Lobster, and many more.
John Corcoran, host of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, is joined by Mark P. Fisher, the Chief Encourager at Inspiring Growth, to talk about pivoting and helping camps innovate during these trying times. Mark also shares how a health issue and undergoing surgery changed the course of his life, what drew him into the hospitality industry, and what his organizational growth strategies are.
Vadim Polikov | From Immigrant to Founding and Exiting Multiple Businesses
Vadim Polikov is a serial entrepreneur with several companies that he has founded, grown, and sold. His first company was American Journal Experts. They edit research papers and international research so they can publish them in top tier academic journals. The company still exists today but Vadim has exited the company in 2008.He also started a venture-backed company in the residential solar installer space called Astrum Solar and sold it for 54 million to Direct Energy.
Vadim’s current business is Legends of Learning, which believes that by working with our human nature to learn through experience and play, we can accelerate the pace of learning for humanity. It has over a million monthly active users.
Vadim Polikov, the CEO of Legends of Learning, joins John Corcoran in this episode of Smart Business Revolution to talk about his entrepreneurial journey of founding and exiting successful businesses. Vadim shares how he started from founding his first company that does academic research and review, to creating and selling his first foray into solar installation, and how he built his current academic learning company.