Each week, the Passage to Profit -The Inventors Show provides important information about how to take your idea or invention to the next level! From innovation and invention hang-ups, to manufacturing, licensing, brand-building and more, The Passage To Profit Show hosts, along with entrepreneurs, inventors, company founders and influencers share insight and expertise on launching a product or service, building a company, manufacturing, licensing, branding and more.
Amplify Your Media Presence & Brand with Dr. Gilda Carle, 01-16-2022
This episode of the Passage to Profit Show features relationship strategist Dr. Gilda Carle, "The Inventress" Lisa Ascolese from Inventing A to Z and Brian Van Hecke from Curated Wellness.
Dr. Gilda Carle, PhD is the media’s Go-To Relationship Strategist & Performance Coach, serving clients worldwide. As a celebrity media personality, she was the therapist on TV’s Sally Jessy Raphael show, as well as other TV & news shows, from Howard Stern to Dateline. She also conducts Relationship Wellness for the Bottom Line keynotes for corporations & medical facilities, including Columbia University Medical Center. As President of non-profit Country Cures® (www.CountryCures.org), she uniquely applies Country Music to empower Homeless Female Veterans. She is a product spokesperson (Hallmark, Harlequin, Sprint, Cottonelle, Galderma Pharmaceuticals, Match.com), keynote speaker, Professor Emerita of Business, and author of 18 books, including “Don’t Bet on the Prince!” (test question on “Jeopardy”), “How to WIN When Your Mate Cheats” (literary award winner from London Book Festival), and “Don’t Lie on Your Back for a Guy Who Doesn’t Have Yours” (featured on National Enquirer’s Health Page). Her latest book is entitled “Amplify Your Media Presence, Amplify Your Brand.” Read more at: https://www.drgilda.com/Lisa Ascolese The founder of Inventing A-Z, is our guest host in this episode filling in for Richard Gearhart. Lisa has been taking ideas, hers and many others, from concept to fruition for over 35 years and counting. This New Jersey-based entrepreneur, consultant, and agent has successfully created, patented, marketed, and launched dozens of products in QVC, HSN, national retail stores and more. She also runs the networking group AOWIE and has conferences and events throughout the year. Lisa’s clients products have been featured on QVC, HSN, Bed Bath & Beyond and may other established retailers. Not only do her clients have access to my hands on approach and extensive knowledge but they can also take advantage of her Inventing A To Z Virtual bootcamp teaching industry information and Motivational Monday Zoom calls every week to help keep them motivated. Read more at: https://www.inventingatoz.com/Brian Van Hecke is our entrepreneur presenter – he is the founder of Curated Wellness, offering professional-quality supplements and custom curations with zero guesswork plus personalized nutrition coaching. Curated Wellness inspires people to live their best and healthiest life by providing sustainable and practical solutions to eliminate the guesswork around nutrition and supplements. Customers choose a membership plan, take an assessment and receive supplement recommendations, customized solutions, consultations, health evaluations, dietary and lifestyle recommendations and more. Read more at: https://curatedwellness.com
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Industry Trade Secrets with the Founder of SeneGence International, Joni Rogers-Kate, 01-09-2021
This episode of the Passage to Profit Show features Joni Rogers-Kante from SeneGence International, Tadas Žiemys from Dogo App and Juliana Martins from Eleven11 Media Relations.
Joni Rogers-Kante returns to Passage to Profit! She is the founder of SeneGence International, a Multi-Level Marketing cosmetics company which has become a globally recognized leader in the industry. In 1999, Joni partnered with an award-winning scientist to develop a never-before-seen liquid lip color: LipSense®. LipSense quickly skyrocketed in popularity for its long-lasting ability. With a simple three coat application, LipSense delivers gorgeous color that stays on for up to 18 hours. Today, the SeneGence line of anti-aging skincare and long-lasting cosmetics includes over 300 products, sold by tens of thousands of Independent Distributors across the globe. SeneGence has core operations in the USA, Canada, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, with products available in many other places across the globe. Joni is also the author of the book, “Million Dollar Lips”, a testimonial to Joni’s journey as a businesswoman who built a company of her dreams with others and with a strong sense of destiny. Read more at: https://web.senegence.com/ Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for January 9, 2022 at their Websites: Tadas Žiemys is the founder of Dogo App, the first dog training app offering personal feedback through video exams. Nobody who has a dog at home, could deny that he/she is an inseparable part of the family or one of your best friends. However, in order to become good friends, you have to spend a lot of time together and be able to communicate with one another. With Doggo users can teach their dog different tasks and tricks, improve communication skills and spend more quality time together. This app can also be used for cats and other pets! Read more at: https://dogo.app/ Juliana Martins is the founder of Eleven11 Media Relations, a one-stop shop for securing top-tier media coverage and results for brands and individual clients. Eleven11 Media Relations provides strategic consulting and solution-based services to amplify client messaging through strong media and influencer relationships as well as key industry knowledge. Her business has grown 8x since she started just 9 months ago and has recently worked with celebrities like Meghan Trainor, Rachel Zoe, and numerous reality stars). Read more at: https://www.eleven11mediarelations.com/
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Developing Training Programs w/ Eric Edmeades, from WildFit & Business Freedom Academy, 01-02-2022
This episode of Passage to Profit - The Inventors' Show features Eric Edmeades from WildFit and Business Freedom Academy, Renée Adams from Hoppy & Poppie PinkCheeks™ and Bryan Rhode from ACUMEN.
Eric Edmeades is a serial entrepreneur, an internationally recognized business speaker and the founder of WildFit, Business Freedom Academy among other companies. Eric started his first business at 27--mobile computing and data capture--and sold it after 9 years to private buyers. Eric bought Kerner Optical, the original studios of Industrial Light and Magic and worked on Avatar and films in the Iron Man, Transformers, Terminator and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises. Eric was also the founder of Kernerworks, the creator of award-winning and life-saving medical simulation equipment for military and first responder applications. His current company WILDFIT® is a fast-growing health transformation phenomenon that helps people permanently change their relationship with food. WILDFIT has, for two years in a row, been the highest rated program on the Mindvalley platform. Through his Business Freedom Academy, Eric coaches and mentors business owners and entrepreneurs. Eric is also an adventurer and has completed 7 Kilimanjaro expeditions, travelled to 60 countries and has spent a great deal of time, over the last 10 years, with the Hadza people of East Africa (hunter-gather tribe). Read more at: https://www.chonacas.com/Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for January 2, 2022 at their Websites:Renée Adams is a children’s book author and the founder/owner of the Calm In Your Palm®, Hoppy & Poppie PinkCheeks™ and Learn.Love.EQ.™ brands. She and her team enthusiastically and diligently create and develop books for toddlers and babies along with entertaining and relatable characters/products to teach children about their emotions. The stories and products focus on well-being and teaching children (and their parents) emotional intelligence and make learning fun. Renée is a certified Goleman Emotional Intelligence coach, a Whole Modern Parent emotional intelligence “Collective Expert” and serves on the board of the non-profit, My Conscious Coaching Group. She has recently launched two baby and toddler board books, Hoppy and Poppie character plush, the "Patoo" character blanket and EI/EQ wristbands (Happy, Sad, Excited, Scared, Angry and Calm) for the Hoppy & Poppie PinkCheeks™ brand! Read more at: https://hoppypoppie.com/Bryan Rhode is the founder of ACUMEN. Bryan liked to wear a sharp crisp dress shirt but the problem was keeping his shirt tucked and tight while he moved around all day. A Marine earlier in his career, Bryan knew shirt stays could help with the problem, but he also knew traditional shirt stays were time consuming for daily wear. So he found a solution and created the patent pending ACUMEN Set. A comfortable, well-cut shirt, stylish socks, and a handy strap - all functioning seamlessly together as one. ACUMEN’S handy shirt stays keep shirts tucked and pulled in all the right ways. Bryan’s intent from the beginning has been to build a brand that offers unparalleled innovation, quality, and style for every aspect of a man’s wardrobe. Read more at: https://www.shopacumen.com/
Becoming a Multi-Disciplinary Artist & Actress with Katie Chonacas, 12-26-2021
This Passage to Profit - The Inventors' Show episode features Katie Chonacas, actress and artist, James Jensen from Limitless Flight JUMP, Emily Grey from The Flourish Market and Lynne Eichenbaum from GardenSleeves by NOMPI.
KYRIAKI aka Katie Elizabeth Chonacas is a a multi-disciplinary Greek American artist working in the entertainment industry for two decades. From producing films starring A-list actors like Forrest Whitaker, to touring Spain and South Africa with megastar 50 Cent, and appearing in top television series such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Katie Chonacas is multi-talented in nearly every facet of the industry – her omnipresence is undisputed; her talent is hexagonal. As a cartoon animation voice-over artist, she has been branded “Cartoon Katie”and brought to life characters such as Soup from Minecraft: Story Mode – Season 2, Georgia as Nancy Drew’s best friend, to name a few. Katie is also the FIRST NFT artist to release a poem on love on the blockchain. Katie is a published author of a new poetry book titled, A Lover’s Fairytale. She is also the host of the She’s All Over the Place podcast, focused on business in entertainment, the arts, culture, education. As a musician, under the name of “Saint Kyriaki”, Chonacas’ she released her debut album, “Dreamland 1111”. Read more at: https://www.chonacas.com/Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for December 26, 2021 at their Websites:James Jensen is an entrepreneur committed to working with leading-edge technology and eager to solve problems surrounding how we interact and engage with each other in physical and virtual worlds. He isthe previous creator and co-founder of the world-renowned virtual reality company The VOID. Within the last 25 years, James founded and managed several technology companies in video streaming, social networks, mobile games, and creative services. He has partnered with Disney, Sony Entertainment, FOX, MGM, Intel, Microsoft, SyFy, Dreamworks, and MTV through those ventures. He is now launching a new form of virtual reality, called hyper reality, in the form of the multi-sensory entertainment company JUMP. JUMP will allow people to come as close to jumping and flying as the real thing, but without all of the risk. Read more at: https://www.limitlessflight.com/Emily Grey is the founder of The Flourish Market, a keynote speaker, small business coach, and impact entrepreneur with a special focus on helping makers and brand owners land + grow wholesale accounts. Five years ago, Emily founded her brick + mortar and online boutique, The Flourish Market, building it to a million dollar business in less than 3 years with zero paid advertising. She is also the Founder of The Locality, a co-working space + incubator program for 60 female entrepreneurs in Downtown Raleigh, NC. Pre COVID, you would find her speaking on national stages for Brendon Burchard, at Alt Summit, and leading maker retreats, but she now enjoys speaking and training via Zoom alongside her new pandemic puppy Henry. Read more at: https://emilygreyco.com/Lynne Eichenbaum is the inventor of GardenSleeves by NOMPI, gardening and work gloves are patented and proudly handmade in New Jersey, USA with love! The GardenSleeves protect your arms while working outdoors. Cover up and Ditch the Itch! The idea for GardenSleeves gardening gloves came about when Lynne contracted poison ivy after tending to my vegetable garden. She wanted a sleeved garde
Creating Your Own Talk Show, with Marci Hopkins, Host of "Wake Up With Marci", 12-19-2021
This Passage to Profit - The Inventors' Show episode features Marci Hopkins, host of "Wake Up with Marci", Nikol Rogers with The ZenRed Method, Anna Skaya from Basepaws and Dr. Ramses Alcaide from Neurable.
Marci Hopkins is an award-winning TV Personality; host, show creator and executive producer of “Wake Up with Marci” – which airs on CBS owned WLNY-TV, channel 10/55 at 10am on Saturdays. Wake Up is a talk show all about empowerment. Marci shares stories of triumph and transformation to spread hope. She touches on wellness, health, female issues, divorce, family, self help, mental health, beauty, along with performances from musical guests and cooking demos. She has specialists on to educate the audience, provide tools and resources. Wake Up is about living our happiest lives! Marci has been voted Media Mompreneur of the Year, by New Jersey Family Magazine, and featured on CBS New York; PEOPLE en Espanol; Latina Magazine; 201 Magazine; News 12 NJ; 201 Magazine, New Jersey Family Magazine, The Bergen Record, BOLD Global and other leading outlets. Read more at: https://wakeupwithmarci.com/Nikol Rogers PCC, WPCC, is an empowerment coach, writer, and speaker who founded The ZenRed Method in 2015 to teach professional artists, speakers, entrepreneurs, and presenters how to be Fearless and embody a Powerful Presence, connect deeply with their audience, and stand out from the crowd. Using her signature ZenRed Method, her clients learn to re-frame how they think, feel, and act from a place of power, rather than from fear or limiting beliefs. Prior to becoming a coach, Nikol had a successful career as a musical theater performer and choreographer, performing in National Tours, commercials, and kicking eye high as a New York City Rockette. Read more at: https://nikolrogers.com/Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for December 19, 2021 at their Websites:Anna Skaya is the founder of Basepaws, offering the most advanced cat DNA test, as seen on Shark Tank! Tests reveal breeds, traits, health, dental disease and Whole Genome Sequencing using quick, saliva-based tests from the comforts of home. All lab results come from an accredited, LA-based Basepaws laboratory, and are handled by their scientists. Avoid emergency vet visits by identifying disease early, before it becomes visible and harmful. All reports sent straight to your inbox in 4-6 weeks. Read more at: https://basepaws.com/Dr. Ramses Alcaide is a Neuroscientist and is the CEO and Co-Founder of Neurable, a company that makes technology that both can understand neural activity as a translational layer (Stress, Fatigue, and others) as well as be used for direct control of devices. Their revolutionary brain-computer interface allows people to control software and devices using only their brain activity. The technology has enabled people to play games, control toys and drive a full-sized car using only their thoughts. Neurable is currently taking pre-orders of their smart headphones. Read more at: https://www.neurable.com/
The Business of Pet Psychology with Celebrity Pet Trainer, Warren Eckstein, 12-12-2021
This Passage to Profit - The Inventors' Show episode features Warren Eckstein, host of "The Pet Show, Colleen Ferrary from Small Business USA, Robert Harbauer from Bondic and Jen Du from BiBi Beverages.
Warren Eckstein is a radio show host of “The Pet Show” and an internationally renowned pet and animal expert with a unique ability to understand and communicate with animals. He is also the author of 11 animal behavior books, and he has personally trained over 40,000 pets. Four decades ago, Warren single-handedly created an industry that didn’t yet exist, and within a short time, he was training supermodel Cheryl Tiegs’ dogs, which was soon followed by training David Letterman’s dogs, Bob and Stan. For 15 years he was the Pet and Animal Expert on Live! With Regis & Kathie Lee, followed by his regular appearances on NBC’s The Today Show as Contributing Pet & Animal Editor. Private celebrity clients throughout the years have included Al Pacino, Lily Tomlin, Liberace, Kathie Lee Gifford, Cheryl Tiegs, David Letterman, Rodney Dangerfield, and he became known as the official trainer to the NY Mob, among many other interesting clients. In his 40 years hosting The Pet Show on radio, Warren has helped over 100,000 pet owners with their pet's psychological, training, and behavioral questions.Read more at: http://thepetshow.com/Colleen Ferrary is the founder of Small Business USA - committed to improving the lives of business owners and their teams by creating a community that affordably supports the full scope of their business growth. It is the answer to the needs of business owners with less than 150 employees. Small Business USA is proud to support private equity firms, fast-changing businesses, and clients with regular HR or hiring needs not satisfied by typical coaching relationships and private leadership and team training is available upon request. Advisory boards are hand-crafted with businesses in mind: Non-competing and fiercely intelligent CEOs, virtual meetings, hand-picked consultants who don't ride the bench, NDA protected. Small Business USA supports businesses’ leadership team and staff, allowing them to be inspired by other members of our community. The team is equipped to help unclog pipelines, create safe zones, and help strategize implementation. Read more at https://smallbusinessus.com/Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for December 12, 2021 at their Websites:Robert Harbauer is the inventor of Bondic®, the only product that works where glue fails. Bondic is the World’s First Liquid Plastic Welder, making glue look like the antiquated, third-rate, old-fashioned, laughable stepchild of paste that it’s always been. Bondic is liquid plastic that only hardens when you need it to. YES it stays liquid and won’t dry out like those crazy glues on the market today. Bondic® is a very simple 4-step process (clean, fill, cure and shape) to fix almost anything, saving countless precious items from ending up in the trash before their time, at https://notaglue.com/Jen Du is the inventor of BiBi Beverages, natural alcohol detox drinks, composed of vitamins, natural extracts, and amino acids that helps you metabolize alcohol so you don't turn red or have other negative side effects when you drink. “Lighten Up” is the world’s first and only flush prevention drink. This grew into the current line of Bibi Alcohol Detox Shots which includes Morning After, the first next-day recovery drink and Nightcap, classic night time prevention. The detox shots are now available in 9 states with plans to expand to 26 states by the end of this year, at
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This podcast is great because you get to hear from 4 entrepreneurs on each show and learn about the latest new innovative products and services as well as hear really helpful advice on how to become successful in a variety of industries. I’ve also learned a lot about patents and trademarks and how important they are for businesses.
Richard and Elizabeth are cool people! :)
A lot of wisdom is shared on this podcast. It’s become a great place to hang out! I also had the opportunity be a guest which was a really cool experience. Keep it up!