The BigSpeak Podcast is a program populated by the voices of thought leaders, successful CEO’s, celebrities, and renowned entrepreneurs. You’ll hear their exclusive tips, behind-the-scenes insights, and off-the-record stories—pieces of knowledge only available from Big Speak’s unique slate of motivational Keynote Speakers and innovative Business Leaders. Across these episodes, you will get to know some of the top experts in their fields and learn skills that will help you transform your business and life. Inspiration begins now...
About the Host:
Mark Sylvester is an Executive Producer of TEDxSantaBarbara, host of Hacking the Red Circle podcast, CEO and Co-Founder of introNetworks, and Ambassador for 805connect.com.
Big Speak - Barb Stegemann - Doing Well By Doing Good
Barb Stegemann is a motivational keynote speaker. Her entrepreneurial vision was formed after her best friend—a soldier—was severely wounded in Afghanistan. Understanding that supporting Afghanistan’s economy was key to building stability for its people, Stegemann created The 7 Virtues, a company that sources organic, fair trade essential oils from countries experiencing turmoil (such as Afghanistan, Haiti, the Middle East and Rwanda).
21 Big Speak - Chris Barton - How Entrepreneurs Are Different
Chris Barton is an entrepreneur speaker, co-founder and former Board Director of Shazam, and expert in mobile applications. At Shazam, he helped guide the music discovery company from idea to profit as co-founder and Board Director. He has also worked eight years at Google focused on mobile and at Dropbox as head of mobile operators development. Now, he follows his dream of advising passionate entrepreneurs who want to make the world a better place.
20 Big Speak - Peter Zeihan - The New Geopolitical Order
Peter Zeihan is a top keynote speaker in geopolitical strategy who specializes in global energy, demographics, and security. Before founding his own firm, Zeihan on Geopolitics, Peter worked for the U.S. State Department and private think tanks. He is also the author of two influential geopolitical strategy books that look at the United States’ relationship with other superpowers: The Absent Superpower and The Accidental Superpower.
19 Big Speak - Mike Walsh - Into The Future
Mike Walsh is a top innovation and futurist speaker, bestselling author, and IoT expert. He is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century, the bestselling author of Futuretainment, and publisher of the “Disruptive Future” blog read by thousands of professionals. He was recognized as one of Australia’s “Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30.” Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike focuses on the next five years. His views have appeared in many publications, including BusinessWeek, and Forbes.
18 BigSpeak - Peter Sheahan
Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan is internationally known for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With over 120 staff, in 24 cities, across nine countries, Sheahan knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in the rapidly-changing marketplace.
Peter, and his firm Karrikins Group, have worked with some of the world’s leading brands, including Apple, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Hyundai, IBM, Pfizer, Wells Fargo, and Cardinal Health. He is the author of seven books including business best-sellers Flip, Generation Y, Making it Happen, and Matter.
17 BigSpeak - Adam Christing
Adam Christing is a top-5 after-dinner speaker, interactive entertainer, comedian, and magician. He became a member of the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood at the age of 17 and since then has been featured on more than 100 radio and TV shows. Success magazine highlighted him as “one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in America.” He is also the author of several comedy books: Comedy Comes Clean 1 & 2 and Your Life is a Joke: 12 Ways to Go from Ha Ha to Aha!