Motivational Speaker, Mindset Expert, and Celebrity Hypnotist Ricky Kalmon has amazed audiences around the world. Kalmon empowers his audience with simple, but powerful techniques to boost confidence and belief toward their goals and to exceed their own personal and professional expectations. Each episode of Amplify Your Mindset features business leaders, motivators, and incredible individuals that share how mindset has contributed to their success. Put awareness and action into your life with the confidence that you’ll succeed at the things you want to make happen.
Steve Schankman - Concert and Entertainment Producer
Steve Schankman co-founded Contemporary Productions in 1968 as a local and regional booking agency for bands. Contemporary evolved into one of the largest entertainment producers in the United States. Through the leadership of his leadership Contemporary emerged as one of the nation’s top producers of entertainment, corporate marketing programs, special events, venue ownership, and management including the development of Riverport Amphitheatre in St. Louis, MO in 1991 - currently named Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and Sandstone Amphitheatre (currently named Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre) in Kansas City, MO and in 1992 and co-development of The Pageant in St. Louis in 2000. Contemporary Productions was recognized as one of the most diversified companies in the global entertainment industry.
In 1998, Contemporary Productions was sold to New York-based SFX Music, the world’s largest fully integrated live entertainment company. With the sale of SFX Music to Clear Channel Entertainment in 2000, Steve left to re-launch Contemporary Productions, L.L.C., an international special event, entertainment marketing, and venue management company.
Erika Solano - Luxury Hospitality Expert
Erika has over 18 years of hospitality experience with high-profile brands including The Walt Disney Company, Marriott International, and Forbes Travel Guide, the global rating star system for luxury hotels, restaurants & spas. Her expertise is in luxury standards training and leadership development, operations management, quality assurance, and guest experience. Some of the luxury properties clients are The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, Four Seasons, Wynn, Encore, Nobu, Montage, Auberge, Edition.
Billy Harris - Culinary MC, Fundraiser and Event Producer
Billy Harris is a highly sought-after auctioneer who lends his comedic style to the auction block. His contagious energy, explosive style, and ability to work the crowd, will create an atmosphere that will have the audience laughing while opening their wallets! Billy has raised hundreds of Millions of Dollars for No Kid Hungry, The New York Food Bank, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, Autism Speaks, The James Beard Foundation, March of Dimes, The Roundabout Theatre and the National Institute of Health…just to name a few.
Don Costante - President of Costante Group Sports & Event Management
Don Costante. Don spent 14 seasons with the Kansas City Royals and was responsible for developing a premier sports entertainment experience by utilizing new technology, creativity, and advanced vision to touch all areas of fan involvement. He oversaw all aspects of the Royals event presentation, production, and team special events, including creative direction, concept development, theme, and execution. Don is also the President of Costante Group Sports & Event Management. Don’s experience extends over 26 years and has produced and directed numerous high-profile large-scale events including 3 NBA Finals, 12 NBA All-Star Jam Session Center Courts, 3 MLB All-Star Games, 2 World Series, and 4 World Championship City Celebrations.
Troy Nix - Author of Eternal Impact
Troy Nix is a military veteran, entrepreneur, business leader, motivational speaker, and American author. A 30-year veteran of the manufacturing sector, Nix is the founder, president, and CEO of an association management company First Resource, Inc. First Resource, Inc., is focused exclusively on providing value to manufacturing business executives and is comprised of well over 1,000 production facilities in North America. Troy is an American author with his book, Eternal Impact: Inspiring Greatness in Yourself and Others. Troy is driven by passion and purpose and heart to impact corporate leaders in countless industries to inspire greatness.
Jeb Blount - Founder and CEO of SALES GRAVY
Jeb Blount is the author of thirteen books including Fanatical Prospecting, Sales EQ, People Follow You, Virtual Selling, and his latest book, Virtual Training. Jeb advises a who’s who of the world’s leading organizations and their executives on the impact of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills on customer-facing activities. He is among the world’s most respected thought leaders on prospecting, sales, leadership, and customer experience.
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Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Ricky does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving enterprise - and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!
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Morning Mindset Reset!
I love the diverse backgrounds from the different guests! So many lessons to adapt to my industry! Great way to set my mindset each morning. Thanks for all you do!